Written by Colleen Coble
Published by Thomas Nelson
I love a book that whisks you away on an adventure from the first page, and that is exactly what Lonestar Angel does. Eden Larson is about to get engaged to Kent, a wonderful, sweet man she met at church. That is until ex-husband Clay appears at the couple’s table and announces that they are still married…and their baby, who she’d long since given up as dead, is still alive.
Five years ago, their little baby girl, Brianna, was kidnapped. Rushing to meet the kidnapper to pay the ransom, Eden loses control of the car, collides with the kidnapper and sends his car, and Brianna, into the river. Clay and Eden’s young marriage dissolved soon after.
Now the couple is heading to Texas, to a youth ranch where they will pose as counselors for five little girls, any of which could be Brianna. As they work side-by-side, feelings they thought were forgotten reemerge. However, someone is determined to keep them from their daughter, and each other.
This book keeps you on your toes from page one. I love mysteries that have you convinced you know who is involved, only to turn you around and upside down a couple of pages later. I thought I had it all figured out at least twenty times! This one will keep you guessing until the end.
The characters in the story are wonderfully crafted. I was not very keen on Eden at first. However, as her story unfolds, you begin to see her in a different light. Clay is wonderful, and definitely the dashing hero you want coming to your rescue. The children in the book also grab ahold of your heart. Each of their stories is so touching and at the same time heart wrenching.
It is the fourth book in the Lonestar series, from award-winning, best selling author Colleen Coble. I give this book five stars, a must have for your bookshelf!
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