She Trusts Him For the Job,
But Can She Trust Him With Her Heart?
Men are optional. That was the credo Emma Chandler’s suffragette aunts taught her and why she established Harper’s Station, a women’s colony that offers a fresh start to females in need. But when a dangerous and shadowy assailant tries repeatedly to drive the women out, Emma is forced to admit they might need a man after all. One who can fight. And there is only one man she trusts enough to ask.
Malachi Shaw has finally earned the respect he’s always craved by becoming an explosives expert for the railroad. Yet when Emma’s telegram arrives, he rushes back to Texas to repay the girl who once saved his life. Only she’s not a girl any longer. She’s a woman with a mind of her own and a smile that makes a man imagine a future he doesn’t deserve.
As the danger intensifies, Emma, Mal, and the ladies of Harper’s Station must choose between safety or risking everything to fight for their future.
I love Karen’s writing style. It’s always lighthearted and fun. Her character’s have depth and are well developed. She also throws in some humor which makes reading her books so entertaining. This one is no different.
Emma and Malachi are such fun characters but not without there own individual issues and faults. Each having to learn how to deal with the other and each failing badly about keeping their hearts distant from one another.
The story has enough drama to keep you reading and the perfect amount of chemistry between the characters. You can almost see a second story developing between two of the secondary characters, which make me wonder if that will be the subject in her next book. I most certainly hope so.
This makes a great weekend read. I definitely think you should pick this one up. You can check out how to do that here.
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