In this heartfelt and poignant follow-up to Earlene Fowlers national bestseller, The Saddlemakers Wife, Ruby McGavin returns to the small town of Cardinal, California, where a year ago she brought her husbands ashes back to his familys ranch, and discovered safety, peace, and a love...
Ruby never thought shed return to Cardinal, but shes hoping the place and people who gave her so much can give her brother Nashwhos been drowning in drink in Nashvillethe fresh start he so desperately needs.
Saddlemaker Lucas McGavin is thrilled that Ruby has come back. He hasnt given up on his love for her, despite the awkward fact that she is his brothers widow, and hes well aware that this may be his last chance to win Rubys heart.
When Nash starts drinking again and ends up in a devastating accident, Ruby decides she must find her estranged mother to help with an intervention. Two states away, Etta Walker harbors a horrible secret that keeps her from reconnecting with the children she deserted so many years ago.
As they struggle with the present and confront the past, Ruby, Lucas, and Etta learn the power of forgivenessand reach for a new future filled with hope, grace, and love.