Series: Cattle Valley Women #2
Publisher: Total-E-Bound Publishing
Publication Date: June 22, 2009
Characters: Abbie Murphy, Melissa
Challenge: 100+, LBGT, Ebook
Adeline Murphy believes the Apple Valley Inn is the only thing waiting for her in Cattle Valley, and it's up to Melissa Danes to change her way of thinking.Adeline Murphy heads to Cattle Valley, Wyoming looking for a fresh start. She's invested every dime she has and purchased the local bed and breakfast. Arriving in town with a cranky girlfriend in tow, Addie's devastated to discover the inn has been vandalised. With the property uninhabitable, she has no source of income and a mounting stack of bills.Melissa Danes' quiet Cattle Valley existence is shaken by the arrival of the beautiful Addie and her surly tagalong, Chloe. She's captivated by Addie, but stays away thinking Addie and Chloe are in a committed relationship. When she discovers differently, all bets are off.Mel discovers Addie has several barriers to cross, including repairing the damaged inn and her even more wounded self-esteem. When Mel looks at Addie she sees more than Fool's Gold, but she needs to find a way for Addie to see it too.
Abbie arrives in Cattle Valley as the new owner of the bed and breakfast. She meets Mel, who happens to be in possession of the keys to the inn, and there are immediate sparks. The only problem is Abbie isn’t arriving in town alone.
When Chloe, Abbie’s tag-along, finally gets tired of small town life and moves on for the bright lights of the big city, Mel and Abbie don’t waste any time acting on their attraction. These two start out hot and heavy. Then of course one falls for the other while the other is holding back.
The two of them do eventually get on the same page and starts what looks to be a promising relationship.