Highly entertaining with a thread of romance and plenty of suspense, Winds of Wyoming is a must-read.The interesting, well-developed characters, especially Kate, will steal your heart and leave you salivating for more Kate Neilson stories. Rebecca Lyles has created a great debut novel that you’ll not soon forget.
There are too many intriguing characters to list them all, so meet the major players in this story:
Kate Neilson has a past, one she’d like to forget. Although she’s in Wyoming, many miles away from her home state of Pennsylvania, an ugly part of her past has followed her there, threatens to haunt her and ruin her chances of realizing her dreams.
Dymple-with a y-Louise Forbes is undoubtedly my favorite character. Spunky and full of grit, the tiny old lady befriends Kate early on, and demonstrates her testimony of faith through her actions.
Mike Duncan, son of Laura Duncan, owner of the Whispering Pines Guest Ranch, helps keep the family business alive and prospering after the passing of his father. Mike seems to take a fancy to the new girl on the ranch, but not without opposition from his long-time friend and the woman who pursues him.
Laura Duncan (“Mrs. D.”) is a brave and determined woman of faith. She struggles against outside influences to retain what rightfully belongs to her and her family and manage her business without interference from certain neighbors.
Clint Barrett, handsome ranch foreman and Mike’s best friend has eyes for Kate. How will he respond when he realizes Mike has also taken a shine to her?
Tara Hughes, self-proclaimed fiancé of Mike, won’t allow anyone to interfere with her dream—marriage to Mike Duncan and acquisition of Whispering Pines. To what lengths will she go to accomplish her goals?
Jerry Ramsey is the compulsive, violent man who is bent on having Kate Neilson all to himself—with or without her consent. To what depths will he stoop to get her?
Manuel Ortega is a teen who works at the ranch. Was it because he’d been sent to reform school that people shunned him, or was it because he was he’s Hispanic? What was it that Kate sensed about him that caused her to trust him?
Cyrus Moore is Whispering Pines’ dining hall manager and a twenty-three veteran of the ranch. Was it just his personality that caused him to grouse at Kate, or was there something more?
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Rebecca Carey Lyles grew up in Wyoming, then moved to Idaho with her husband, Steve. She has written non-fiction articles and books. Winds of Wyoming is her debut novel. You can interact with Becky on Facebook or visit her blog at http://www.beckylyles.com.