Book Review-Mysterious Hostage In Circle C: A Western Romance Novel-Evelyn Boyett | Miki's Hope

Book Review-Mysterious Hostage In Circle C: A Western Romance Novel-Evelyn Boyett

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Emily Carson has been incarcerated in her own home since she was around 8 years old. Her father allows his ranch hands to do whatever they want to her--his wife--her step mother is not much better!! The only person who has ever shown her any love is her uncle--but he hasn't been around. His brother, her father, has told him he is no longer welcome at the ranch.

Cal, who worked at a neighboring ranch discovered that their fence had been moved and tells his boss about it. For reasons that will be revealed towards the end his boss is reluctant to allow Cal to go to the sheriff or even to confront the other ranch owner about it. He does anyway.

Cal walks into the ranch and thankfully is able to stop the rape of Emily. Of course that nearly starts a war between the ranches. Cal is bound and determined to get the girl out of there at any cost--he does go to the sheriff--not that that helped. BUT--the sheriff tried to notify the ranch owner but it ended up in the hands of the uncle!!

There are a couple of twists and turns and a lot of it will make you want to cry for Emily. But she is stronger then she thinks!! The ending is definitely a happily ever after.

About the Book: (from Amazon)

Ten years after his wife and son’s untimely death, and Cal Benson is still chasing ghosts.

To bury the grief, he threw himself into work at the Garrett Ranch with a vengeance, rising to the position of foreman. His arms may have been empty, but his time is always full. It’s a way to get by at least. Cal’s peaceful if lonely existence is thrown into turmoil when he discovers a land grab in progress. When he visits the neighboring ranch to confront its owner, he discovers a secret that has been buried for close twenty years.

Emily Carson is a ghost, or may as well be.

Trapped on her father’s ranch and at the mercy of his ranch hands day and night, Emily prays for some escape. When Cal Benson barges onto her father’s property, she can’t help but feel like someone above has finally decided to listen. But of course, fate is never that kind, and love is never simple. Emily knows that she can’t possibly dwarf the shadow of Cal’s late wife, or replace what he has lost.

With a war between the ranches on the horizon, Emily searches frantically for a way to keep Cal out of the line of fire and simultaneously guard her heart against the wounded cowboy. No men are really, truly safe.

Not even Cal.

"Mysterious Hostage In Circle C" is a historical western romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

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About the Author: (from Amazon)

Evelyn Boyett grew up on a farm outside Topeka, Kansas. Evelyn spent most of her youth climbing trees, riding horses, swimming and fishing in her daddy's pond.

When Evelyn wasn't reveling in the great outdoors she enjoyed watching Black Spurs and Gunfight at Comanche Creek at her grandmother's house.

Evelyn married her childhood sweetheart Spencer Boyett right out of high school. After majoring in English Lit at the University of Chicago, Evelyn came back home to Kansas and had two adorable children.

Evelyn enjoys sitting in a lawn chair with a glass of peach tea, penning her latest novel while her boys play rousing games of Cowboys and Indians.

She currently lives outside of Lenexa, Kansas and still enjoys watching old Deforest Kelley films in her spare time.

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monique s said...

This looks like a fun romantic read. I love the cover art

megana said...

This book would definitely have my emotions in knots! I'm glad you shared details about this one that may be a trigger for some. I will have to add it to my tbr!

lemonlaurie said...

This looks like an old-time western. I would read this because there are ghosts and a mystery!

tat2gurlzrock said...

This sounds like a great book. Perfect to curl up with on a chilly day.

LilBambinos said...

Ooh can't wait to read this! Thank you for the review!

Tina Alexander said...

Sounds like a true Cinderella story,but with drama and pain at it's greatest level. What I read was engagingly interesting. I would love to read more.

Lauryn R said...

This definitely sounds like an exciting romance to read! I love the western setting.

Nishaaj Islam said...

Looks like a good book!

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