The Drifter - Men of the Saddle, Bk 2 Author:Lori Copeland Beau Claxton has everything a man could ask for: a home to call his own, food on the table, a happy marriage and a child on the way. All that changes when Beau's beloved wife, Betsy, dies in his arms after being bitten by a rattlesnake. Grief-stricken, Beau says goodbye to his family and leaves Missouri, unsure of where he will go. — Charity ... more »Burk has also endured her fair share of sorrow. After losing her husband in the war, she's determined to work her Kansas homestead. Unable to do it alone, she asks God to send her help so she can keep her land.
That very night she finds Beau close to death after being attacked by wolves. Charity slowly nurses him back to health, wondering in he's the answer to her prayers. Desperate for him to stay, Charity proposes to Beau, but he refuses even to think about marrying another women. Can Charity convince this drifter to settle down once more?« less
Charity Burk is determined to find a husband to help her keep her homesteaded land after her first husband dies in the Civil War. So when she discovers unconscious and injured cowboy Beau Claxton on her land, she decides her prayers have been answered.
Beau Claxton has been drifting for a year...one long lonely year after the death of his wife and child. He is grateful to Charity for taking him in and nursing him back to health, but he can never love another woman and give his heart a chance to break again.
Lori Copeland has written a great historical romance that both entertains and makes you think. I loved it.