It took a long time for rancher Jackson Bailey to get
over his wife’s leaving and divorcing him. Fortunately, he has his daughter
Nona, who has ranching in her blood, and he is happy that she wants to
eventually take over the ranch. So it doesn’t bother him if she doesn’t return
to college. After all, she can learn all she needs to know right there with him.
Jackson has been trying to move on with his life, so he
is none too happy to come home and discover that his ex-wife has taken up
residence. Right away the sparks fly as these two stubborn people verbally
spar, but before long they are struggling with the red-hot passion that has
always existed between them. Can they get beyond their past and find the
forever happiness that has eluded them thus far?
A heartwarming tale, LONG HOT TEXAS SUMMER, the first
book in New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown’s PALO DURO CANYON
series, is a sexy contemporary romance that will lift your spirits. Jackson
makes no secret of the fact that he still loves his wife and he readily owns up
to his mistakes in the past, but Loretta is having trouble getting over her
anger. Now that she is on the ranch, they need to start communicating and let
the whole story come out, so healing can begin. Their emotional reaction to
each other is believably drawn as they go from anger to tentative forgiveness
to sweet, sexy heat and love. I enjoyed watching them resolve their differences
and the love that kept drawing them together. There are also moments that will
make you laugh out loud.
Packed with loads of sass, red-hot passion, humor, hunky
cowboys, feisty cowgirls, romance, love and second chances, LONG HOT TEXAS
SUMMER is a sweet, but sexy, story that you will want to read more than once. I
absolutely adore Ms. Brown’s books and this one is no exception. I read it in a
matter of hours and hated to see it end. I look forward to reading the next
book in this series, DAISIES IN THE CANYON, which is due out in December 2014.
For an entertaining western tale brimming with heat, humor and emotion, look no
further than author Carolyn Brown!