I've been working hard on the third in my 'The Men of Moone Mountain' series, 'Menage on Ryder Ranch'. This book is very special to me. It follows two cowboys who left their home on Ryder Ranch in favour of the thrill and adventure of the US Army. Unfortunately their tour of Afghanistan is not without incident, and one of the guys is the victim of an ambush.
The story doesn't focus on the horrors of war, but more on the relationship between the two guys and Hope Bradley, their childhood friend who has been secretly missing them.
What makes this book so special to me is that the day after I submitted it to my publisher, the British and American troops were finally pulled out of Afghanistan.What a marvelous coincidence!
I really hope you like it!
Can Hope Heal the Heroes?
Max Allen and Cameron Ryder return from Afghanistan as heroes—to everyone except themselves. As they battle the trauma and nightmares of the ambush that left Cam wounded, they arrive home to Moone Mountain only to find the Ryder Ranch has been floundering without them. Cameron’s elderly father and uncle have been hiding their problems from the soldiers for fear of adding to their worries.
Hope Bradley has badly missed the boys she grew up with, but she doesn’t dare reveal how she feels—how she yearns to see them again, to feel their touch... She moved away from the ranch shortly after they enlisted, finding the loneliness too much to bear. Complicating matters further, a businessman has just made an offer on her thriving florist business, despite it not being for sale. If there ever was a chance to get away somewhere fresh and start over, this was it... She might be falling for them both, but as soon as the army calls, they will only leave her again.
The two cowboys wrestle with their trauma and struggle with their growing love for Hope. But when Hope is threatened and stalked by a stranger, the two cowboys must find it in themselves to overcome their past to save Hope and their future together.
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