A Fallow Heart [NOOK Book]

Overview

Ten years ago, an oil tycoon’s daughter and a farmer’s son shared a moment neither would ever forget. When she left town in disgrace, a piece of her stayed locked deep within his soul. And like the ground he tended, his emotions lay fallow for years. Cooper Gerhardt’s deeply buried feelings for Jo Ellen Rawlings grew more fertile over time, just waiting for the day she would return to release his deepest desires.

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A Fallow Heart

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Ten years ago, an oil tycoon’s daughter and a farmer’s son shared a moment neither would ever forget. When she left town in disgrace, a piece of her stayed locked deep within his soul. And like the ground he tended, his emotions lay fallow for years. Cooper Gerhardt’s deeply buried feelings for Jo Ellen Rawlings grew more fertile over time, just waiting for the day she would return to release his deepest desires.

When she strolls back into Tommy Creek, Texas for her ten-year class reunion, Cooper shows her farm boy style exactly what she missed by leaving. Starting a short-term affair is simply unavoidable. But when the week is over, can either of them let go of the responsibilities and apprehensions keeping them apart? Or will their fallow hearts learn to flourish together?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016165592
  • Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/31/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 314,321
  • File size: 521 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2013

    When I read on Linda Kage's blog that A Fallow Heart was dedicat

    When I read on Linda Kage's blog that A Fallow Heart was dedicated to the memory of her father, a farmer, I really wanted to read it, and I wasn't disappointed. I could see that the author really put her heart and soul into this book...I know that sounds a little corny, but in this case, I don't think there's any better way to describe it! Not only the characters, but also the small-town country setting and especially the details of farming life were conveyed with love and care and even a kind of reverence. Cooper, our hero, is the farmer in this case, and he is a swoon-worthy hero with a strong dedication to his family, his lifestyle and his love for Jo Ellen. Cooper's bullheadedness and the way he misinterpreted things and leapt to conclusions were the necessary flaws to make him a believable, even more likable character. Jo Ellen is perfect for Cooper, and throughout the story you're really rooting for the two to get together. And I never thought elements of farm life such as combines, haylofts, and pecan orchards could be so damn romantic! The supporting characters were also fun and vivid, and if you've read Linda Kage's novel THE TROUBLE WITH TOMBOYS, you will recognize some familiar faces!

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