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Hawk and Maggie’s characters are real people with very real problems, just like the rest of us. I was immediately drawn to both characters and wanted to see if life would continue to throw them curves or if they would come out winners by the end. Hawk has had his share of misfortune and has taken a few wrong turns throughout his less-than-perfect past. I was empathetic to his down-to-his-last-dollar plight and cheered him on to make the most of his second chance. Maggie is a woman who has been abused and used by someone she trusted and is still hounded on a daily basis by a conniving neighbor and mother. Her circumstances are ones I found myself in many years past and hoped she got the break she needed both in her personal and professional life. The chemistry is palpable, sizzling with undercurrents whenever Maggie and Hawk are together. There is no doubt this remarkable couple belong together. The vividly depicted sense of time and place Judith Rochelle presents allows the reader to be a part of the daily trials and rewards of ranch life. All in all, SHADOW OF THE HAWK is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. I plan to look for more of this author’s titles.
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