The Morgan men thought they left their troubled pasts in the dust. But one by one, they find themselves returning to the northern California ranch where the bad times began. Together, they have a chance to forge a new future based on brotherhood, hope, and love... Professional rodeo cowboy "HW" Morgan has finally achieved his dream of competing in the national rodeo finals but his career has come at a price. His twin brother wants nothing to do with him and a string of hookups haven't warmed his bed. He's got to get his head on straight and the only place to do that is at home, if his family will have him. Samantha Kelly isn't sure what she's doing at a new dude ranch. The army veteran is barely back on her feet again, still struggling to rehab an injury. But she's willing to give equine therapy a try, even though her riding instructor is bold, brash, and distractingly easy on the eyes. As she and HW warily try to work each other out, slowly and surely an unbreakable trust is built one on which dreams can be built... Praise for The Reluctant Cowboy "Pearce sets up solid main-character arcs and creates good chemistry in a realistic western. While Pearce's descriptions of the ranch will inspire dreams of visiting one, the family secrets are alluring enough to make readers eager for the next book." -- Booklist.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Rodeo performers -- Fiction.
Veterans -- Fiction.
Women veterans -- Fiction.