Montana Author:Debbie Macomber MOVING TO MONTANA — Her grandfather wants her to move home, and Molly thinks she just might. His ranch will be a good place for her sons to grow up, a place to escape big-city influences. Then she learns -- from a stranger named Sam Dakota -- that her grandfather is ill. Possibly dying. Molly packs up the kids without a se... more »cond thought and makes the long drive to Sweetgrass, Montana.
Once she arrives, she immediately has questions about Sam Dakota. Why is he working on her grandfather's ranch? Why doesn't the sheriff trust him? Just who is he? Despite everything, Molly can't deny her attraction to Sam -- until her ailing grandfather tries to push them into marriage.
Moving to the state of Montana is one thing; entering the state of matrimony is another! Some borders aren't so easy to cross....« less
Molly Cogan was doing everything she could to cope on her own in the big city. Her husband left her and her two sons a couple of years ago. When he gets jailed for fraud for stealing from his clients, the child support payments are cut off and she and her sons now live in shame for what her exhusband did.
When Sam Dakota,the foreman of her grandfather's ranch in Montana, calls to tell her that Gramps is dying, Molly quits her job, sells what she can and moves to the ranch to spend what time she can with Gramps. When Molly and the boys get to the ranch, she is shocked to see how run down it's gotten since the last time she was there. Molly begins to try to put things in order but it's not easy. The bank will not lend them any money to operate on and someone is trying to sabotage the ranch. When Gramps and Molly find out that Sam is looking for jobs elsewhere when Gramps dies, they try to get him to stay. Gramps finally offers Sam part of the ranch if he'll marry Molly.
Molly is a fiesty heroine. Sam is the kind of hero I like, strong but yet considerate of Molly. The secondary characters are very colorful and well developed. The story is excellant with alot of twists and turns.