Ruby was grateful when she learned her father was finally going to prison for everything, he had done to her and her sister, Pearl.
However, it was hard for Ruby to trust anyone after what she experienced at his hands. She wasn’t close to her mother – almost hated her. After all, she was the one who had allowed the abuse to happen in the first place.
Ruby had to leave Benson. If anyone found out what had happened to her, she wouldn’t be able to live with the name-calling or the shame.
Ruby was on her way to buy a stagecoach ticket with the money she had stolen from her mamma. She wasn’t paying attention, in her haste to get there, and was nearly trampled by a stranger riding through town on his horse.
Phillip Matthews was looking for a place to keep his horses…
Phillip wanted to find a place to live that was closer to the border of Mexico. He bred horses, and because of his knowledge and obsession with that breed, he was known as Mustang.
The Mustangs, or as the Spanish called them, Mustengo, which meant ownerless beast, was a strong breed. Most people considered them wild or feral. Phillip, however, knew they were misunderstood. They needed a gentler hand, patience, and most of all, kindness.
After leaving Tombstone, Phillip rode into a smaller place known as Benson. While making his way through town, he saw a little slip of a girl run across the road in front of him. Her eyes flashed at Phillip, reminding him of the wild mustangs.
He reached down and patted his horse on the neck, “Bounty, I think we’ll stop here for a bit, and see what else this place has to offer.”
BIOGRAPHY Robin Rance is married but spent twenty-two years as a single mother of five before she married her current husband. She was a letter carrier for twenty-four years and is now retired from the postal service.
Now she lives in the heat of Arizona where she loves to write her stories and the stories of others. Robin began writing after a reoccurring dream kept making an appearance. She wakes up regularly with other stories begging to be told. Robin generally writes contemporary romance but also has written other genres including inspirational romance, fantasy historical romance, and a WWII historical Mystery/Romance book as well. She finished her first children’s book about anti-bullying and recently released her second book about friendly monsters at play.
Robin currently has twenty plus books that have been self-published and is working on releasing many more this year. She’s got a crazy imagination and a lot more stories to tell. If you enjoy her books, please remember to leave a review and recommend her to your friends and family members who love to read
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