Sent to the family ranch to overcome his addiction, Taylor Reese is angry and hurt. Feeling rejected by his father and brother, Taylor throws himself into ranch life to help him forget. He struggles with his addiction though refuses help. However, it isn't long before the stark realization of how much his life has spiraled out of control hits him hard. He begins to question every aspect of his life, the confusion leaving him floundering and looking for something, or someone, to cling to.
Libby Karlin is cautious, wary of
His brutal honesty and lack of respect claw at her composure. Her
dark past makes her reluctant to let anyone near her family, but when Taylor strikes up a friendship
with her son, Libby finds herself drawn to the sadness within him.. His
experiences are no secret to her. She sees where his world turned upside
down and offers him a helping hand. Her own secrets stay buried, locked
away until a knock on her door has her gasping for breath. Taylor
Libby's fear paralyzes her as she comes face to face with her demons. Knowing she couldn't hide forever doesn't help her situation yet determined to stay strong, she battles for a way out.
Could dealing with their past really give them a future?
I thought that M.A. Stacie was terrific in her novel of drug addiction, abuse and overcoming horrible obstacles. The compassion shown in helping people instead of ignoring them is a lesson many need to know.
I really enjoyed how
fought off his addiction and became
friends with Libby's son, even though he wasn't used to children and was going
through his own hell. Libby let in Taylor
even though her past made it hard for her to trust again. Then she was willing
to do everything to keep her son safe. Taylor