"She thought he looked familiar, but couldn't be sure. He was tall, dark, bearded. What if he was one of the men trying to kill her? Adrenaline surged through her, and she pummeled and kicked, mindless in her rage. When he suddenly released her, she fell hard."
In Angel Ridge, Tennessee, not much goes on around town in the winter. After Christmas, folks usually hunker down and wait for spring to come to the Smoky Mountains. But given recent events, which included a bombing and newspaper publisher Jenny Thompson's disappearance, people in town are understandably on edge. Now Jenny's in hiding on a nearby mountain, waiting for trouble to catch up with her and none too sure it hasn't, when reclusive mountain man Cord Goins comes to her rescue. Stuck between a beginning and an ending, both she and Cord feel powerless to control the dangerous situation they've found themselves in, along with the unexpected consequences of falling in love.
Deborah Grace Staley lives in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in a circa 1867 farmhouse. She is hard at work on the next book in the award-winning Angel Ridge series. Visit her at http://DeborahGraceStaley.com.
©2011 Deborah Grace Staley (P)2012 Bell Bridge Books
This is a great story but the narration and editing leave a lot to be desired. The inflections are sometimes wrong. The rhythm of speech is sometimes awkward. Phrases are self corrected and not edited. Kind of sad because the story deserves an audience.
The narrator sounds like she has a fourth grade reading ability. She stumbles through the book like it's the first oral book report of the year. I won't even get started on the horrible southern accent. Total waste of a credit.
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