Wild Horses

Wild Horses

by Bethany Campbell

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ISBN-13: 9781459229051
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 01/17/2012
Series: Crystal Creek , #1261
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,044,748
File size: 828 KB

About the Author

Bethany Campbell was born and raised in Nebraska, and now lives with her husband, Dan, in Northwest Arkansas. The two met when they were students at Northern Illinois University. They discovered they had a number of mutual interests, especially when it came to movies.

Their record so far is seeing 11 in one day at a documentary film festival. They usually agree about movies, and are passionate defenders of Ishtar.

We love it, says Bethany. We have the video tape and watch it at least once a year. We have special fezzes we wear for the occasion. The moths ate some holes in my fez, but the tassel is still in good shape.

Among their all-time favourite movies are Chinatown, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Bridge on the River Kwai, The Maltese Falcon, The Man Who Would Be King, Midnight Cowboy, Road Warrior, and Beauty and the Beast.

Both are interested in animals. When they married, their combined menagerie consisted of two cats, two dogs, two snapping turtles, a Siamese fighting fish, three newts, an iguana, a guinea pig, and a king snake named Sir Hiss. Presently they are down to one dog and two cats.

Do they share tastes in everything? No, says Bethany. We like very different things in music; we can drive each other nuts with our CDs. I've been known to hide his Bjork albums. He thinks my movie scores are soppy.

Other differences? He's athletic; I'm a klutz. He's an adventurous eater; I'm picky and get queasy even looking at an oyster. He's outgoing; I'm shy. Dan writes video scripts as part of his business and has published science fiction and humour. He's presently working on a screenplay.

Does having two writers in the house create tensions or jealousies? No, says Bethany. It helps, because when you have a technical problem, it s hard to discuss it with somebody outside the writing business. We have some very nuts-and-bolts conversations that would bore most people to tears. She pauses.

I am jealous of one thing, though. His fez is much nicer than mine.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lov it(:
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is so total different than what I thought it would be. I thought be for kids not use foul lanuage. This book is made gor highschoolars not middle schoolers. This is recomnd for ages 16 and up.
poco1960 More than 1 year ago
Loved it!!!!!
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harstan More than 1 year ago
The letter informs Carolyn Trent that her Uncle Enoch Randolph died in his sleep. The executor Adam Duran also said in his impersonal note that he will be arriving to handle Enoch¿s final wishes involving the Texas properties including the Circle T that his niece leased from him for decades. Carolyn is angry that Adam never called her to tell her Enoch died though she and her uncle rarely communicated; his choice.--- Even before she meets him, Circle T ranch secretary Mickey Nightingale dislikes Adam for his cavalier treatment of her boss who is more like a mother to her. Health problems drag Carolyn away from the ranch leaving it to Mick to host the barracuda. However, instead of an ambulance chaser, Adam is good with the horses and kind to people. Mick is attracted to the outsider whose claim shakes the Trent family to its roots and Mick realizes if true in some ways it makes him more an insider than she is.--- WILD HORSES is more a Crystal Creek family drama than a romance as the love story between Mick and Adam comes late and in the Caribbean rather than the States where most of the plot occurred. Instead the tale centers on who Adam is and why Uncle Enoch sent him to Texas. Through Adam and to a lesser degree Carolyn, readers learn more about the previous generation of Trent brothers who left Texas and never looked back. Bethany Campbell has written a fine entry that long time fans of the series will want to read for its insight into Enoch and his brother Steven, Carolyn¿s father.--- Harriet Klausner