Search For Love, Book 4. A sweetly sexy contemporary ranch romance by Karen Rose Smith with an old-fashioned flavor but a modern twist.
Dr. Zackary Burke lost his wife and unborn child. Leaving tragedy behind, he heads for a different life, taking temporary jobs. When he arrives at the Rising Star ranch, he meets Lucy McIntyre who soon discovers Zack is a loner who doesn't intend to stay. Yet she is undeniably drawn to him.
Adopted, always grateful for the McIntyres' love, Lucy comes into possession of an old photograph that could lead to finding her twin sister. As the McIntyres accept Zack into their fold, he suggests an unorthodox means of searching for her twin that sets them both on a journey they never expect. Lucy searches for bonds that can last forever, both with her sister...and with him. With her caring determination, Lucy thaws Zack's heart and coaxes him to open it again. Accepting Lucy's love enables him to give the McIntyres an irreplaceable gift...and teaches him how to find happily-ever-after.
|Publisher:||Karen Rose Smith|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.59(d)|
About the Author
In college, Karen began writing poetry and also met her husband to be. They both began married life as teachers, but when their son was born, Karen decided to try her hand at a home-decorating business. She returned to teaching for a while but changes in her life led her to writing romance fiction. Now she writes romances and mysteries full time. She has sold over 80 novels since 1991.
Presently, she is hard at work on a series for Harlequin Special Edition as well as the Caprice De Luca home stager mystery series for Kensington Books. When she isn't writing, she cares for three rescue cats, gardens, and cooks. Married to her college sweetheart since 1971, believing in the power of love and commitment, she envisions herself writing relationship novels, both romance and mystery, for a long time to come!
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Always Her Cowboy by Karen Rose Smith (Search For Love series Book 4) A sweetly sexy contemporary ranch romance with an old-fashioned flavor but a modern twist. Secondary characters from books 1, 2, and 3 aid in Lucy's search for her sister. "Smith does not shy away from tackling the most challenging of emotional situations, which presents her tales an opportunity for poignancy and healing that has become her trademark." Cynthia Penn, reviewer "For heartwarming, romantic tales of love about realistic people in true to life situations, you can always count on Karen Rose Smith." Jane Bowers, Reviewer Romance Reviews Today Once a doctor, Zack goes on the road with his Harley to leave the past behind and find a future. He lost his wife and unborn son. He couldn't save Kay and the powerlessness was as difficult to deal with as his grief. Growing up on a ranch that his parents later lost, Zack heads for a life that once brought him peace. After selling his practice in LA, he finds temporary jobs on western ranches until the work is finished. Then he moves on. Until he arrives at the Rising Star. Lucy McIntyre's father interviewed Zack over the phone. But he trusted Lucy's instincts and gave her the job of checking the man's references as well as doing a face to face interview. Adopted, always grateful for the family who accepted her no matter what, Lucy never expects the sizzling magnetic pull to Zackary Burke. Almost immediately she realizes he's a complicated man. But she has her own secrets. Because of a riding accident when she was seventeen, she can't have children. And in the middle of Zack's interview she receives an unusual call from the family lawyer. When she drives to his office in Long Brush, she finds a photo of two baby girls. The lawyer believes she has a twin. Lucy is as loyal to her family as they are to her. She doesn't want to hurt them or make them think they haven't given her enough...that they aren't enough. Should she find this sister who might be a twin? Complicating life on the Rising Star, Lucy's brother Marty is drinking too much after a break-up with his girlfriend and Lucy is covering for him. She hopes that soon time will heal his pain. Zack tries to convince her her brother needs help, but Lucy is hoping the situation will resolve itself on its own. She knows Zack is a loner and a drifter and doesn't intend to stay. But they are still drawn together, can't deny their sizzling attraction, and find they can listen to each other with some perspective, even though they don't always agree. The McIntyre family accepts Zack into their fold. At first his heart is hard against emotions he doesn't want to feel. But Lucy begins to change all that...she thaws his heart and leads him to love and emotional healing. Through this healing, Zack realizes exactly what future he wants. Accepting love in his heart helps him save Lucy's brother and find everlasting love. this is Lucy McIntyre and Zachery Burke's story. Zack Burke was a doctor. After his wife and unborn child died, tragically, he gave up medicine and struck out, on his own, accepting odd jobs and trying to escape his past. Lucy McIntyre needed a temporary hand at the Rising Star Ranch to replace her brother. Lucy and Zachery both have secrets. will Lucy and Zachery be more than friends? read this book to find out. I got a copy in exchange for an honest review. I am looking forward to reading more of Karen Rose Smith books. Always Her Cowboy by Karen
A wonderful story of the strength of love and the beautiful thing that life can be when we open our hearts. Karen Rose Smith is a master at creating amazing characters who are warm and believable. This book is one I will read again and again.