Gambling On A Secret

Colton Gamblers

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Colton Gamblers, #1

When Charli bets everything on a secret, will she find the deck stacked against her?

Former runaway-turned heiress Charli Monroe is hiding her sordid past and planning a future in Colton, Texas. Attending the local college for a degree in social work, she intends to raise cattle on her newly purchased ranch, which she plans to open as a home for troubled teens. Only a few glitches—the Victorian mansion is crumbling, the barn needs a roof, and her oilman neighbor wants more than friendship. When she meets Dylan Quinn, Charli is willing to take a chance on the town drunk to help her rebuild the rundown ranch.

Dylan has his demons, too. The former Special Forces commander can't get past his ex-wife's betrayal and the botched mission that left him with much more than a bad limp. Certain the greedy oilman next door to Charli wants much more than just her heart, Dylan's even willing to stop drinking in order to protect her.

When things get dangerous and secrets of the past are revealed, is he only looking out for his new employer, or is she the new start he so desperately needs?

CONTENT WARNING: Details abuse of a minor, drug abuse, alcoholism, swearing, spicy sex, murder

99,000 Words
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About the author

Although Sara Walter Ellwood has long ago left the farm for the glamour of the big town, she draws on her experiences growing up on a small hobby farm in West Central Pennsylvania to write her contemporary westerns. She's been married to her college sweetheart for over 20 years and they have two teenagers and one very spoiled rescue cat named Penny. She longs to visit the places she writes about and jokes she's a cowgirl at heart stuck in Pennsylvania suburbia. Sara is a multi-published and international Amazon bestselling author of the anthology series Cowboy Up. She also publishes paranormal romantic suspense under the pen name Cera duBois. Please visit her at facebook.com/sarawalterellwood.ceradubois, follow her on Twitter @sara_w_ellwood and read her blog, sarawalterellwood.com.
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Publisher
Kensington Publishing Corp.
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Published on
Jan 7, 2013
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Pages
363
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ISBN
9781616504434
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Romance / Western
Fiction / Women
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This content is DRM protected.
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