I don't think it's any secret to my readers that I enjoy a Christian fiction romance novel. It might be twaddle and certainly not very deep literature, but there's something enjoyable about just tuning out the world and getting caught up in a good book. And a good inspirational romance can be touching and inspiring.
Second Hand Cowboy is an inspirational romance by an author that I've read and enjoyed before- Lacy Williams. From the book's description:
Iris Tatum hasn’t seen her high school sweetheart Callum Stewart since he left years ago without a single word. Then she witnesses a horrific hit-and-run accident, and comes face to face with her past–and Cal’s triplets. A volunteer paramedic, Iris can’t walk away. No matter how much she wants to.
Bull rider Callum Stewart was run out of town at age twenty and vowed never to return. Only one thing could bring him back: building a future for his sons. Now, thanks to the accident that left him with a broken leg—he needs help to care for his boys. He has no choice but to accept Iris’s grudging help.As they rediscover a friendship–and the sparks that never faded between them–Callum’s secrets are brought back with a vengeance. How can they keep the past from destroying their future?
I thoroughly enjoyed this read. The characters are compelling and easy to like. There's a good balance between the action and the character development. And the lessons the characters learn about themselves and God's plan for them are inspiring ones to think about.
I suppose there's nothing deep and meaningful about this read, but it is very enjoyable. And there are encounters between the main characters that do make you think about relationships and about God's will for us.
I give Second Hand Cowboy 4 strong stars and a PG for content.
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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own, and I was not compensated in any other way.
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