Behind His Blue Eyes (Heroes of Heartbreak Creek, Book 1) by Kaki Warner

By Kaki Warner

Award-winning writer Kaki Warner supplies fanatics a cause to rejoice with the 1st in a brand-new Western trilogy set in Heartbreak, Colorado, starring an strengthen guy for the railroad—and the lady whose belief (and center) he longs to win. For enthusiasts of Linda Lael Miller and Jodi Thomas...

Hoping to flee his prior, Ethan Hardesty left a occupation as an architect and went to paintings for the railroad. simply issues bog down his wish to remodel Heartbreak Creek right into a thriving city as soon as again—a vandal bent on preventing the railroad, and the attractive yet hardheaded girl who won’t signal over the ultimate right-of-way in the course of the canyon.

Audra Pearsall has solid reason behind now not permitting a teach to cross inside of yards of her domestic, regardless of how persuasive the good-looking Mr. Hardesty could be. but if vandalism escalates to homicide and worry stalks the canyon, Audra doesn’t comprehend who to show to—until the fellow she inspiration used to be her good friend proves to be an enemy, and the guy she wouldn’t enable herself to belief turns into her reluctant hero…

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The grateful sob slipped from Anne-Marie softly. ” 56 Lori Copeland Creed carefully made his way to where she sat. Reaching out, she helped him to the ground. “You risked your life to save her,” she whispered. ” She caught back a sob. “One old woman couldn’t possibly mean anything to you, but she meant everything to me. ” She turned to look at him. ” He wiped a sooty hand across his face and she winced when she noted that blisters were forming on his palms. “It’s hard to say—a stray spark on the rug.

She hadn’t put those potholes in the road. ” Well now. She could be just as testy as he could. ” The wind whipped her hair into her face and she brushed it aside. ” “Do you want to separate? Because we can. ” He was baiting her but she wasn’t falling for his trick. She hadn’t asked to be involved in that gold shipment, but she had just as much invested in this escapade as these two. If anyone other than Wells Fargo got that gold, she was going to get her share. She was smart enough to know that Creed and Quincy were her best hope for rejoining her sisters in Mercy Flats.

She wasn’t sure if she should call him by his given name, but at the moment the small liberty felt proper. ” Anne-Marie took a bite of bread, chewing thoughtfully. It was a high risk. Those strongboxes belonged to Wells Fargo. The last thing she wanted or sought was more trouble. That gold wasn’t theirs and needed to be returned. ” “I suppose it would, but I don’t see we have much choice but to My Heart Stood Still 49 keep them. I wouldn’t advise turning them over to anyone we didn’t know for certain.

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