Marilyn Pappano bestows a gem of a love story on lucky readers in the form of CATTLEMANS PROMISE (4.5). After her husbands unexpected death leaves her penniless and homeless, a beautiful widow leaves Atlanta with her two children for a dusty ranch in Oklahoma, only to discover that the deed she holds is worthless. But through the kindness and honor of a handsome stranger, she finds a new life and a new love. Ms. Pappano offers striking characterizations and an exquisitely developed relationship to reaffirm our faith in the healing power of love.

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer