Taylor Sorensen holds a disturbed teenager responsible for the death of her husband, a youth group leader. Teenager Brad Momadeys Ojibwa Indian roots go deep, and although he made it clear he wanted nothing to do with Josh Sorensen or the youth group, hes living with guilt for the part he played in the leaders fatal accident. Now he and Taylor have an emotional score to settle, and both are in need of Gods grace.

Then an endangered pack of wolves brings wildlife biologist, Connor Alexander, to Taylors ranch. When Connor signs on as a hired hand, he finds himself embroiled in a battle to protect a pack of wolves returning to Wyoming, and falling in love with Taylor. But Taylor has feelings for her neighbor and old friend, Duncan MacEwen.

Karen Ball creates very real characters struggling with their faith. Set in the dramatic Wyoming outland, she weaves Indian folklore and tidbits about wolves with a twist of suspense to make this novel a must-read for romance fans and dog lovers alike. (Aug., 352 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed by: 
Roberta Blair