In the steamy third Silver Creek contemporary (after Untouched), Yates spins a tale of a bad girl gone good. Amber Jameson earned a reputation for wildness while living in Silver Creek, Ore., with her grandparents, and the town won’t let her forget it. Amber’s best friend, Cade Mitchell, was injured in a rodeo when his ride was sabotaged by an unknown antagonist, and now he lives with pain and a limp. Cade feels aimless without his rodeo dream, and he also has a bad rep to overcome. To prevent the sale of Amber’s grandfather’s debt-ridden ranch, Cade impulsively tells a potential buyer that he’s moving in with Amber to fix the place up. Can friendship survive when hot sexual elements are added? Yates plops believable characters into awkward situations and constructs a solid family dynamic, complete with secrets, anger, intrigue, and love. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 06/02/2014 Release date: 08/05/2014 Genre: Fiction
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