The Bull Rider

The Bull Rider

by Helen DePrima

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Overview

The Bull Rider by Helen DePrima

This could be her toughest assignment yet 

Having witnessed her father's death in a race-car crash, Joanna Dace can't imagine getting close to anyone who risks his life for sport. But she can write about them. Keeping her professional distance lets her get inside anyone's head without letting that person into her heart. Until she meets her latest subject—professional bull rider Tom Cameron. Tom has a quiet cowboy charm and a darkness beneath his rugged surface. It's difficult to remember all the reasons she should keep her distance, but Jo has to try…unless it's already too late.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781488009099
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Series: Cameron's Pride , #2
Sold by: HARLEQUIN
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 389,388
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Born and raised a Kentuckian, Helen DePrima grew up on horseback. After visiting a dude ranch, she fell in love with the West, attending the University of Colorado where she married a Jersey boy headed for vet school. She worked as a Visiting Nurse in Colorado while her husband completed his training. After graduation, they moved to New Hampshire where she rehabilitated injured and orphaned wildlife.

Helen is an avid gardener, quilter, and Professional Bull Riding fan.

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The Bull Rider 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
BooksAndSpoons More than 1 year ago
When the toughest bull rider finds the right woman, his tender, caring side will make us all swoon. One of the things I like about the Heartwarming Stories from Harlequin is that they are, well, heartwarming. They are stories that make you smile, sigh, swoon, and fall in love with the characters. This story is all that, as well. I got so immersed in the story, I lost the track of time completely. And this story is much more than 'just' a romance, it has an insight to the bull riding competition, to the brotherhood of the riders and fighter (NOT the same thing, I learned), it also has ranch life, city living, and those two worlds colliding. It has lessons about family, responsibility, and ranching. I loved when they all spent time on the ranch together, working hard, and supporting each other. The brothers, Luke and Tom has a bond like only most twins have. But their personalities are completely opposite. The author gives a look into their lives, the struggles and joys of the professionals in the bull riding circles. The respect they have for their father and his wife, the admiration, is commendable, and even though they are just humans, with their faults and weaknesses, they always achieved to do their best, and help others around to the best of their abilities. Tom and Joanna immediately form a connection that takes others by surprise. Tom opens up to her, like to no one before, and soon they form a friendship, with a simmering attraction well hidden from each other. The story takes over the whole season, several months. Tom and Joanna have time to get to know each other, learn to trust each other, get to be close. And as Tom asked her to help him with a secret he has been hiding from everyone else for a couple of years, the relationship gets into yet another level and depth. Warm and honest story, with the joys, triumphs, and success of life, as well as the pain, suffering, and the moments of failure. But on no matter they face in life, the characters have family and friends who stand by them, support them, and guide them to the right direction. A great tribute to the bull riders, their families, and to the country living. ~ Four Spoons
InspirationalAngel531 More than 1 year ago
Title: The Bull Rider - Cameron's Pride Author: Helen DePrima Published: 4-26-2026 Publisher: Harlequin Heartwarming - Harper Collins Pages: 384 Genre: Romance Sub Genre: Clean & Wholesome; General Fiction ISBN: 9780373367924 ASIN: B01A5OB8 Reviewer: DelAnne Reviewed For: NetGalley Rating: 4 1/2 Stars . When his father goes into the hospital, bull rider, Tom Cameron is determined to take the purse on the bull rider competition to Cameron's Pride to help out with expenses. Joanna Dace has her eye on doing a profile of Tom, but has no intention of ever getting involved with someone who is constantly puts their life in danger like her father did before his death in a racecar crash. After spending time with Jo, Tom hopes to change her mind. Can he break through the walls Jo has built around he heart or will lose out on a chance at a happily ever-after. If you enjoy cowboys you will fall in love with the Camerons. Well written and plotted with multi dimensional characters and a quick pace to keep the story moving. Take a break and let yourself relax the cowboy way, family, home, a good horse andthe excitement of a good rodeo. My rating is 4 1/2 out of 5 stars.