Whisper To Me By Kent Hamilton


Historical Western Romance Novels (The Martin Ranch Saga Book Book 2)

Whisper To Me
Whisper To Me










Set in West Texas in 1868, Eliza and Christopher are deliriously happy running the Martin Ranch.  Married life agrees with both.  The old gang of troublemakers ranch hands are gone and the new ones told Eliza’s the owner and boss;  do what she says, when she says it.

Adam, new on the ranch, has never failed to break a horse; today’s the day he will fail.  Not only does he fail to break the horse, but also loses his bet with Susanna.  Susanna, visiting her Aunt Waverly, came to the ranch for after Eliza’s invisitation.  A veterinarian’s daughter, she has skill with horses, what we call whispering or horse whisperers today; she offers to teach Adam.

Sparks fly between Adam and Susanna.  Unimpressed with her in the beginning, as they work together gentling horses, his admiration for her talent grows.  As they grow closer and closer, will a city girl fall for the cowboy rancher?  Is trouble brewing on the horizon as the troublemakers are still in town? My romance book reviews of Whisper To Me follows.


I found Whisper To Me engaging and enjoyable.  Due to the length of short stories and novella,  authors can not develop the in-depth characterization and plotting as in a novel.  However, Hamilton crafted a short book of 55 pages, filled with action, drama, romance, and a solid complete story-line.


Savage Reckoning By C. Hoyt Caldwell

Savage Reckoning
Savage Reckoning



Author C. Hoyt Caldwell has crafted a first-rate crime thriller in Savage Reckoning.  Set in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, Mr. Hoyt reveals the most horrendous crime and acceptance of the mountain people of Baptist Falls.  Dani Savage, known as the little deputy due to her size, works for her Uncle in Baptist Falls enforcing the law.  By chance, Dani stumbles on a decade old crime and what she finds is horrifying.

Mountain people have their own code of honor, justice, and looking the other way.  The local crime boss, aka Boss, has many fingers in many pies including selling of young girls.  With law enforcement in his back pocket, Boss, has a lucrative operation of murder, kidnappings, and slavery using “closeout kings”, aka assassins, to control the area.   Meanwhile, Dani discovers two closeout kings, Step and Kenny, have a story to tell.  While they are, lowlifes and killers, even they have limits, and kidnapping and selling young girls is beyond the pale for them.  Dani will find these two killers will become trusted allies in the coming battle.


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