When reporter Ben Nash receives an email asking him if he truly knows what happened to his mother when he was growing up, he instantly grows suspicious. His mother’s death never sat right with him and this email just brings back those memories and feelings. Ben heads to Indigo Springs to find answers and he meets Sierra Whitmore, the daughter of the man who he has the most suspicions about. When Sierra finds out just why Ben is in town, she is angry and hurt. She is attracted to him but surely if he wants to hurt her father’s reputation, he truly is not the man for her. Right? Will Sierra sort out her feelings before it is too late? Will Ben find the answers he seeks?
AN HONORABLE MAN is the newest book in Darlene Gardner’s series, Return to Indigo Springs. Ben is on the hunt for the truth but he never expected a woman to get in the way of his search. Ben’s feelings for Sierra surprise him greatly. He has never let anything stop him in the pursuit of a story and this story is more important than any in his career. Ben and Sierra have several issues to work through but as they investigated, their growing feelings start to find a firm footing in the heart. Sierra wants to incorporate more fun and fancy into her life but not through an investigation. However, as her core world is rocked, Sierra finds new strength within herself to make the most of this opportunity, negative as it first appeared.
AN HONORABLE MAN is a poignant read. Sierra and Ben may be on a quest for the truth but they find something even better: a promising future together.