Friday, May 14, 2010

Walker: The Rodeo Legend-Rebecca Winters

Walker: The Rodeo Legend
Rebecca Winters
Harlequin American, Jun 8 210, $4.99
ISBN: 9780373753147

In Markton, Wyoming at the dog parade, two year old Clay tumbles out of his Red Flyer wagon into the path of a snarling Lab. However, a stranger plucks the child out of harms way. The infant’s grateful mom widow Paula Olsen tries to thank the man, but he vanishes before she can voice her gratitude.

From an affluent family, Cody Walker endures PTSD suffered while in combat as a marine. He has come home with plans to be a hermit hiding from his family. However, having seen caring Paula brings him out into the open though he is hesitant. Paula and Walker are attracted to one another, but she has not moved passed her late husband dying in the same war that haunts the returning veteran.

This is a super contemporary romance starring two wonderful lead characters haunted with what war has wrought to them personally. Fans will relish this character driven tale as an ex marine and a veteran’s widow find love and more important solace with one another.

Harriet Klausner

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