Living the simple life on her own horse ranch in the Yukon agrees with a young woman determined to break free of her overprotective family. Shes tired of having only her animals for company, though, so when an attractive RCMP officer literally sweeps her off her feet at the annual Rendezvous parade, shes susceptible to his charms. Hes been sent to investigate a local gold theft, which she soon suspects may involve one of her closest friends. Already appalled by the somewhat rustic circumstancesthis Mountie cant ride a horsehes less than thrilled with her efforts to conceal what she knows about the case. Barbara Dunlops THE MOUNTIE STEALS A WIFE (3) is an enjoyable fish-out-of-water story with a very appealing red serge-wearing hero.

Reviewed by: 
Catherine Witmer