SAFE IN HIS ARMS
The second book in the wonderful Under Texas Stars series has it all: romance, mystery, intrigue and family secrets. The well-written characters will become real to readers. Award-winning author Coble always keeps her books fresh and never overuses the storylines.
In 1879 Larson, Texas, Margaret O’Brien doesn’t picture herself as a wife and mother, baking cookies. She sees herself as a rancher, herding cattle and feeding pigs, and she is determined to prove to her father that she can handle the ranch on her own. When her father hires Daniel Cutler as the new foreman, she is furious. Daniel is hiding a secret from his new employer, but he needs to in order to catch a gang of thieves. Margaret is prepared to find out the truth and take over the reins of the ranch before she loses her heart totally to this handsome ranch foreman. (THOMAS NELSON, Jan., 320 pp., $15.99)