(A Fairly Western Tale Book 1)
“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive”.
STORY-LINE AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT BY KATE PALMER:
Ella Fairfax father’s will stipulated she must complete her master’s degree before her 25th birthday or lose her inheritance of Diamond Hallow Ranch. Ella Fairfax is running out time. Step-mother Lucinda seems to always place stumbling blocks in front of Ella’s college degree. Also, Lucinda has leased Diamond Hallow with an option to buy to the Woodland Homes Foundation and head COO Jonas Stone Duke, Jr.
Ella always believes the best of everyone; including scheming Lucinda. Head of the Woodland Homes Foundation, Jonas, seeking refuge from his notoriety has taken resident at Diamond Hallow. He and Ella have a bang-up beginning, neither telling the other who they are. Ella must keep her presence secret from step-mother Lucinda to finish her degree without interference; Stone is seeking relief from his notoriety