Mar 062017
 
Long Time Gone

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Connealy Combines Western Action and Charming Historical Romance

The Boden clan thought their problems had ended with the death of a dangerous enemy, but have they truly uncovered the real plot to take their New Mexico ranch? Rancher Justin Boden is now in charge. He is normally an unshakable and rugged man, but with his brother, Cole, shot and in mortal danger, even a tough man faces doubts. And it doesn’t help that Angie DuPree, the assistant to the doctor trying to save Cole, is as distracting a woman as Justin ever laid eyes on.

With her and the doc’s timely skills, Cole looks to be on the mend, and Justin and the rest of the Bodens can turn their attention back to the dangers facing them. It’s clear now that everything that’s occurred is part of a much bigger plot that could date back to a decades-old secret. Can they uncover all the pieces before danger closes in on them, or is the threat to the ranch even bigger than any of the Bodens could imagine?

* from NetGalley

Hott Review:

Mary Connealy’s The Cimarron Legacy novel, Long Time Gone, is a great romance and an even better adventure.

We jumped right into the novel, actually even before the last one ended, and for a while, it was a bit confusing. Eventually, my brain caught up… well, she reminded me of what I was missing from the previous novel… and I devoured Long Time Gone.

Angie is an easy character to like. She’s intelligent but has little experience. She’s courageous but has always been protected. She’s had a difficult life but had turned to God. I couldn’t help but to love her.

Justin is… well, a protector and a dictator. Like many, but he’s also loving and God-fearing. A wonderful combination.

More About Long Time Gone:

Author: Mary Connealy
Source: NetGalley
Publisher & Date: February 28th 2017 by Bethany House Publishers
Genre: Western, Historical Christian Romance
ISBN: 076421182X (ISBN13: 9780764211829)
Pages: 304
Grade: A
Ages: 16+
Steam: Appropriate for all Audiences
Setting: Fall, New Mexico Territory 1880
Series: The Cimarron Legacy, #2
The Boden Birthright
The Boden Birthright
No Way Up
No Way Up
Long Time Gone
Long Time Gone
Too Far Down
Too Far Down

Connect With Mary Connealy:

My writing journey is similar to a lot of others. Boil it down to persistence, oh, go ahead and call it stubbornness. I just kept typing away. I think the reason I did it was because I’m more or less a dunce around people—prone to sit silently when I really ought to speak up(or far worse, speak up when I ought to sit silently).

So, I have all these things, I want to say, in my head; the perfect zinger to the rude cashier, which you think of an hour after you’ve left the store, the perfect bit of wisdom when someone needs help, which doesn’t occur to you until they solve their problems themselves, the perfect guilt trip for the kids, which you don’t say because you’re not an idiot. I keep all this wit to myself, much to the relief of all who know me, and then I write all my great ideas into books. It’s therapeutic if nothing else, and more affordable than a psychiatrist.

So then a very nice, oh so nice publishing company like Barbour Heartsong comes along and says, “Hey, we’ll pay you money for this 45,000 word therapy session.” That’s as sweet as it gets.

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