Wishing for Wilder: A Second Chance Small Town Romance (Cowboy Rancher Romance)

· Ryder Ranch Book 2 · Anna Brooks
5 reviews

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Join the Ryder brothers on their family ranch where loyalty is as steady as the rolling thunder and passion scorches like the Texas sun. 

I was too young to understand the beauty of what I held in my arms when she crashed into my world.

Frankie Young was never far from my mind, so when she came back into my life after nearly a decade, it was as if no time had passed.

After we reconnected in more ways than one, there was no denying what we had was extraordinary and, I thought, forever. But when she discovered something I’d been hiding, she gave up on us without giving me a chance to explain.

My lies broke her heart, but her walking away shattered what was left of mine. I thought that was the end for us… until Frankie and I found ourselves bound together for life. While we navigated our new found destiny, not only did we have to fight for each other, but we had to protect our future from someone who didn’t want us to have one together.


WILDER is the second book in a small-town romance series featuring three ruggedly handsome cowboys. Each story can be read as a standalone and will pull at your heart strings and leave you with a guaranteed happily ever after. 


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5 reviews
Jean Rallings
August 20, 2021
This is book two in The Ryder Ranch Series and it is Frankie and Wilder's story and it is a must read. Frankie, her twin sister Piper and there parents went on holiday to Warrenville and that is where she bumped into the most handsome and hottest boy thinking that she would never see him again. Wilder lived and worked on the family ranch and he loved what he did and wouldn't want to live any where else but his mind was on the beautiful girl that bumped into him and he didn't know what to do with how he felt and if he would ever see her again as she was probably on holiday. Much to Wilder's surprise Frankie and her family turned up to do a guided tour on the horses on there ranch making Wilder's day. Now years later and Frankie and Wilder have never forgot each other and they meet again and the connection and chemistry between them is just as strong but it never seems to be the right time for them but only time will tell if they will ever get a chance of being together. There are many twists and turns along with betrayal, secrets, insecurity, hope, love and difficult situations that have you turning the pages to see what would happen next and it was so addictive that I couldn't put this book down as it kept your attention and on the edge of your seat. Anna Brooks is an amazing author and writer and I absolutely love this book and I can't wait to read the next one in this series. I definitely recommend you read this book and others by her and you will definitely not be disappointed. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Nathathida Atirekasâra
August 26, 2021
Wilder and Frankie have more than second chance with each other but they just act on it when they meet again almost 10 years later. Both of them have their own baggages so it is not easy for them to start a relationship. The story is sweet when they first met then turns to be intense and heavy yet sexy when they face their own fears and dramas together. If you love reading young and first love rekindled with secrets, lies, and family drama, this book is for you. Wilder's family is so interesting. Can't wait for Mav's story because I am a sucker for second chance!
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Cindy Johnson
August 26, 2021
The author has given us a wonderful story that pulls us into the lives of Wilder and Frankie and does not let go. We are right there when they first see each other when they are teenagers and the story keeps moving forward for years as they lose track of each other and then reconnect. The story keeps you turning the pages, wondering if they will ever come together. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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