Jessy Niles Calder isn't the sort of woman to lead a man or be led by him. Headstrong and proud, with her roots stuck deep in Calder soil, she always knew that Ty Calder was the man for her, even if she had to wait for him to leave behind his loveless marraige to glamorous,poor little rich girl, Tara. Now as ty's wife, Jessy fianally had everything she's every wanted-the strong bonds of family, a thriving ranch, and the long-waited promise of a new life growing within her..proof of her love for Ty. And then Tara returns.
I reallt loved this book. It's a very good read.
Headstrong and proud, with her roots planted deep in Calder soil, Jessy Niles Calder isn't the sort of woman to lead a man or be led by him. She has always known that Ty Calder was the man for her, even if she had to wait for him to leave behind his loveless marriage to glamorous, poor little rich girl, Tara. Now, as Ty's wife, Jessy finally has everything she's ever wanted - the strong bonds of family, a thriving ranch, and the long-awaited promise of a new life growing within her...proof of her love for Ty.
And then Tara returns. As manipulative as she is beautiful, Tara has never brought anything with her but trouble, so Jessy can only wonder what her agenda is this time. But when Tara's powerful father dies, she seems genuinely grief-stricken and relies on Ty and his sister, Cat, for comfort and strength. Soon, Tara's back on the land and involved in their lives, and nothing is the same.
As days give way to months, Tara's very presence there divides the ranch, replacing long-held bonds of trust between employer and employees, friends and relatives, husband and wife - with seeds of suspicion and simmering jealousies that endanger Jessy's happiness and the Calders' claim on their land.
With everything at stake - from the ranch she loves to the name she proudly calls her own - Jessy Calder is in for the fight of her life. And when the Calders fight for what they love, they fight to win. But with Tara's return, a deep-seated desire for revenge has been stirred from an old danger...a secret link to the past that will test the fabric of the Calder clan, threatening their very lives - and culminating in a loss more heartbreaking than any of them could possibly imagine.
To my knowledge, I have never read anything by Janet Dailey before, although I may have several of her books hidden away somewhere on my bookshelves downstairs. Anyway, I absolutely loved reading this book! It was extremely well-written and the plot captured and held my attention strongly until the very end. This is the sixth book in the Calder Saga, but for all intents and purposes, it can be read on its own - which is something that I very much appreciated. I give this book an A+! and am looking forward to reading more from Janet Dailey in the future.
This is a real page turner. I love the way Janet Dailey discribes the beauty of the land and entwines characters in a tale of love,hate,romance,distrust,family,murder and the passion for the family land.
Their land, family and pride is what the Calders is what they will fight for. They fight to win.
This is one of the best Calder books so far! It really keeps you guessing right up until the end.
i love all the calder books
Great continuing saga of a on going Ranch family. I have read and reread this series.
Another in the Calder series, which Dailey has spun into a tale with characters that are totally believable and captivating.
Great read. If you've read other Calder books, you'll enjoy this one.
This book is a great addition to the the Calder Saga. I have been unable to put these books down. The story draws you in, making you frustrated, angry, fearful, and devestated right along with the characters.
Jessy Nile Calder's happiness is complete: she can count marriage to Ty, the man she loves; a large extended family; a successful ranch to help run; and twins on the way. But a shadow falls on her perfect bliss when Tara, Ty's unscrupulous ex-wife, comes back to Montana and the Triple C with marriage on her mind that is, remarriage to Ty. Suspicion, dissension, and jealousy run rampant as Tara's schemes not only do their damage to Jessy and Ty's marriage but threaten the Calder empire as well. Passion, vengeance, and an unexpected danger from the past add to the mix in a story that, while bittersweet and slightly melodramatic, continues the ongoing Calder saga in fine style. Calder fans will be waiting. Dailey (A Capital Holiday) is noted for her many contemporary romances. She lives in Branson, MO