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From the back cover:
In the quiet safety of the Bluebird Ranch, old promises resurface and unexpected love brings new hope.
Though tragedy has wrecked her life, Allie Siders holds on to the hope that her five-year-old daughter, Betsy, will speak again. But with a stalker out for revenge, all Allie can think about now is their safety. She must sever all ties and abandon life as she knows it. She heads to the peaceful Bluebird Ranch, nestled deep in Texas hill country, and to the only person who can help them.
The ranch is a sanctuary for abused horses, and also for troubled youths: the perfect place for Betsy to grow and recover. Ranch owner Elijah DeAngelo eagerly welcomes the duo. But Rick Bailey—the ranch foreman and DeAngelo’s right hand man—hasn’t decided to let his guard down . . . yet.
Promises made long ago soon force Rick and Allie to work together to escape danger. Will they discover love along the way?
Desperate times call for desperate measures?
Circumstances throw Allie and Rick together whether they like it or not. They must learn to work together to overcome the trouble headed their way.
Well-developed characters and intense situations make Lonestar Sanctuary hard to put down. You can feel the fears, frustrations, and passions of the characters. Forget your to-do list for today – you’ve got a mystery to solve, and lives are at stake!
A strong theme of healing runs throughout the story: Allie is grieving the loss of several family members, including her first husband; Betsy is not speaking in response to the loss around her; Rick is struggling with his part in his friend’s death; the youth at Bluebird Ranch come to find healing of their own.
Although it is an intense read, that thread of healing seeps off the pages and into hearts, where it offers hope for whatever we as readers are healing from as well. Because our God IS in the business of healing!