By Sara Richardson
Lance has always put his family first. After his brothers left town, he took over running their bull ranch in Topaz Falls, Colorado. Following in their father's footsteps, Lance became a legendary bull rider. But the sport has taken a toll on him. Lance knows his career is coming to an end -- and he wants to go out on top. With the world finals weeks away, he's devoting all his time and energy to training. So when his ailing father requires more help than Lance can give him, he's forced to strike a deal with the local--not to mention sexy--veterinarian.Jessa Mae Love agrees to helps look after his father for a couple weeks and he'll provide her with the money she needs to save her animal rescue. It's the perfect solution to her woes but when sparks start to fly, Jessa finds it hard to keep her feelings for Lance strictly professional - especially when she moves to the ranch. As their feelings grow deeper, Jessa knows she wants more than just a business arrangement - but she's terrified of his lifestyle and the thought of losing him. Now Jessa must decide if being with Lance is worth the risk of losing it all in one heartbreaking instant...
Heaven Sent Rain
By Lauraine Snelling
Dinah Taylor has an orderly life that is just how she likes it. A perfectly furnished luxury apartment, a satisfying career as a scientist and CEO of her own company, and an uncomplicated personal life. But all of that changes when she meets seven-year-old Jonah. The boy shows up one day, a scruffy dog by his side, in front of her office building. Dinah knows nothing about kids and even less about animals, but after she buys him breakfast, he shows up the next day...and the next. She tries to learn more about him, to help him, but he's remarkably skilled at evading her questions. And then, late one night, he calls her in a panic - his dog has been badly injured. Dinah rushes them to a local animal clinic, where she meets Garret, a veterinarian with a thriving practice and a passion for drawing. Though Jonah takes to Garret right away, for some reason neither understands, Dinah and Garret just don't mesh. But for Jonah's sake, their lives continue to collide, and slowly the relationship between these three strangers begins to change.