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Scarred Hearts

Nathan Longley is a gunfighter, and he is used to being on his own and answering to no one. He has been hired to track down the Bowler Gang, who murdered and raped a bank owner’s daughter, when things go bad and Nathan ends up taking a chest full of bullets. Claire is used to taking in strays and fixing them, so when Nathan Longley stumbles onto her property full of bullet holes and half dead, Claire does what she does best and fixes more than just Nathan’s wounds. Claire has taken in an orphaned baby boy, an orphaned fox, and an orphaned bear cub and now she can add a cynical hardened man to her growing list of people that need her love and care. She is a tough woman and survived a horrible accident leaving her scarred and often publicly ridiculed. This doesn’t stop her from caring for everyone around her even if it means that she could be hurt protecting those that need her. When Nathan wakes up in Claire’s home, and hears her singing he had no idea that he life was about to change and he’s about to find that there is love in his heart and he will find that he will do anything to protect the new family that has wedged their way into his life.

I was introduced to the Sand Hill Romance series when I read the second book, which could be read alone, but realized that I really wanted to hear Claire’s story. Billi Tiner is amazing at writing a beautiful romance. The men of Sand Hill are the men of many women’s dreams. They know how to take care and protect their women. In my mind, they are some of the most swoon worthy gentleman. I can’t wait to read Wounded Hearts, the 3rd book.

*I received a free ecopy of this book in exchange for an honest review*
*Contains Sexual Content*

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Second Chance Hearts

Rachel Somerfield was living at Whitman’s Home for Orphaned Girls when she found love.  Matthew Compton swept her off her feet and promised to love her, marry her and take her away from the orphanage and New York City.  She couldn’t believe how lucky she was to find a man that loved her and wanted to marry her as soon as he could get her down the aisle.  They were going to start a new life as husband and wife and he would be able to take care of them with his new banking job.  However, Rachel’s luck didn’t hold out for long.  Rachel’s dream man turned into a complete nightmare and Rachel was on her own on the streets of Kansas City with nowhere to turn except the local brothel which promised her a job. Working as a housekeeper, Rachel made a name for herself with the ladies.  She earned their respect and the admiration, they want to help her succeed and get out of Kansas City.   With their assistance, she was able to get a teaching job in Sand Hill.  Rachel’s luck was about to change, because the people of Sand Hill were amazing and full of love for the single woman that stepped out of the carriage.

Claire and Mary were not strangers to hardship or hard work and they had made a good life for their families in Sand Hill.  When they met the frightened young woman who answered their ad, they knew it was their responsibility to take her in and help her find her way.  Even if it meant marrying her off as quickly as they could to the town’s sheriff, Chance Scott.  A whirlwind courtship began between Chance and Rachel and it looked like love was about to blossom.  Before the day came when Chance and Rachel would say their “I Do’s” Matthew Compton entered Rachel’s life once more.  Rachel’s and Chance’s life became a threatening game of cat and mouse.

Being new to Billi Tiner’s writing, I was a little apprehensive when I started reading Second Chance Hearts.  I didn’t know what to expect with the writing style, the content, or the characters.  To say that I fell in love from the start is an understatement.  Rachel is so young, naïve and in love and you just watch her take her life one step at a time, new to the world outside of the orphanage.  You can’t help but fall in love with her and the people of Sand Hill.  Sand Hill is a small tight knit community that stands by and helps a young woman in need without the usual judgments that come with a small town.   Chance Scott is a decent man ready to step in and marry a stranger just so he can help her, being a perfect gentleman.  Claire has a story of her own, and she takes it upon herself to bring those in that struggle and help them survive and be strong.  I can’t say enough good things about this book.  Not only was the romance so sweet, but then you are hit with suspense and I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.  What a remarkable book, I’m so glad that I was introduced to Billi Tiner.  I can’t wait to read Scarred Hearts, the first book in this series.


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*I received a free ecopy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

**This book does contain sexual content**