Saturday, June 23, 2018

Betrayal

GIVEAWAY
HATCHER, ROBIN LEE
BETRAYAL

Can two wounded hearts find a way to trust again?

Julia Grace has no desire to enter into another marriage. But with her dead husband's half brother threatening to take away her Wyoming ranch, Julia realizes marriage may be the only way to keep what is rightfully hers.

A man well acquainted with betrayal, drifter Hugh Brennan finds himself drawn to the attractive widow. Yet when he looks into Julia's eyes, he recognizes the same hurt that haunts him.

A thoughtful romance from the turn of the twentieth century, Betrayal will take you to the high desert of western Wyoming, through the crags of the Rocky Mountains, and into the souls of two seekers learning to trust God's love no matter the circumstances.

My Review:

published in 2012
My thanks to my public library for keeping me in retro reads like this!

Yes -- my second Robin Lee Hatcher book this week! Between trying to keep current with her new releases and catch up on her backlist, well, I'll be a busy reader for some time to come! And enjoy every moment of it too!

This is book two in Where the Heart Lives series. I read and reviewed the third book a few weeks ago and had no trouble working backwards as each book reads as a standalone though I love the thread that links these stories together -- siblings separated on the orphan train.

"Wounded hearts" is an apt description for this hero and heroine. Both have tasted the bitterness of betrayal and, as a result, have become wary loners. But they need each other now -- maybe Julia more than Hugh at first. Because a woman trying to run a ranch -- even a small one -- on her own is asking for trouble! And Hatcher happily supplies that in abundance. Like any good Western, Betrayal has a nefarious villain who causes no end of problems and I found myself gritting my teeth as I anticipated what would happen next. Oh -- and there's a spectacular dog -- appropriately named Bandit and he made this read all the sweeter. :-)

Another captivating love story with lots of grit and faith from an incredible author.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

If you would like a chance to win a copy of Betrayal, leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadAT yahooDOTca. If you add your email to a comment, remember to use AT nd DOT instead of @ and . in order to protect yourself from spammers. If enter the draw via email, please add the title to the subject line so it's easy to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday June 24 2018. Offer open to International Readers. Good luck!

22 comments:

  1. Love these love stories! Thank you, Kav!mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Melanie. Good luck!

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  2. This series is different from her more typical Idaho settings. Was reading Wyoming and Rocky Mountains and wishing to be there, as it was 107 at my house yesterday - very, very unusual! Hatcher always has a redemption or personal growth story to tell, gently, in all her books. Always love her writing. Thanks!

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    1. Ugh! 107!!! I would melt and not in a good swooning-over-a-fictional-hero way. I love the way she weaves inspiration into her romance. Solid truths that we need to be reminded of no matter where we are on our faith journey. Good luck, CC.

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  3. WOW, Robin is here again this week...LOL....always love her books!

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    1. I tried to mix it up a bit but that cover wouldn't leave me alone. :-) He's screaming "read me first" from the Retro TBR pile so how could I resist? Good luck, Jackie.

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    2. Not entering, Kav! Have it on K and can't believe I have procrastinated in reading it! (:-

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    3. Ah...so you're immune to the cover appeal since it's on your Kindle. Bwahahaha!

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  4. Always fun to read a series of books about siblings. cheetahthecat1986ATgmailDOTcom

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    1. I agree -- it's a great backdrop to base a series on. Good luck, Kim.

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  5. Thank you for the chance, Kav. Have a blessed weekend.
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  6. I don't think I've ever read this author, but I see her name all the time!
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    1. Time to change that, Nicole! Good luck!

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  7. I've not yet had the pleasure of reading Robin's books. KAV, thank you for the great review and the chance to win a copy.
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    1. Oh wow, happy to introduce you to this author, Caryl. Good luck.

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  8. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. "BETRAYAL" sounds VERY interesting and you just gotta love that cover! I'd love the opportunity to read all about Julia and Hugh. :) Thanks for the chance to win a copy!
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    1. We're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover but....Good luck, Kay.

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  10. thanks for your review. this sounds wonderful. i love stories where they learn to trust in God and grow their faith.
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