A Search for What Was Lost
Silver Matlock couldn't seem to do anything right. To her, this thought was most apparent when her fiancé, Ben Cassidy, left her standing alone at the alter. To make matters worse, he had emptied her family's safe. Now, she doesn't know how her father will ever make the mortgage payment to the bank for their store and home. Feeling both guilty and angry because she was the one who had shown Ben the safe; Silver hires a bounty hunter to help her find him. Will Jared help her track Ben down to find what was lost?
Jared Newman has been tracking a murderer for seven years. After his parents and his sister Katrina were brutally killed, he vowed to find the man responsible, no matter the cost or how long it would take. Since he had only one clue to the man's identity it's been a long, hard battle to bring him to justice, but he wasn't about to give up. With his funds low he agreed to track down a thief for a gray-eyed beauty named Silver Matlock for a smaller sum than usual. That was the first clue that he had gone soft. The second clue was agreeing to let her accompany him while he tracked down the criminals. When a misunderstanding caused them to go their separate ways, Jared abandons his search to find Silver. Will he find her? Will they admit to their growing love for each other?
I found the The Heart's Pursuit, which is set in the old west in 1873, to be quite enjoyable. As the plot moved along the characters took on a life of their own, and the scenes were vivid in my mind. I didn't want to put the book down because of all that was happening between its pages.
About the Book:
The Heart’s Pursuit
A jilted bride desperate to save her family from ruin.
A bounty hunter seeking vengeance for a ravaged past.
An arduous trek toward justice–or redemption.
Silver Matlock and Jared Newman know traveling together is a bad idea. Bad for Silver’s already tarnished reputation in her small Colorado town. Bad for bounty hunter Jared’s secret, single-minded mission for revenge. But Silver is determined to track down the rogue who left her at the altar and stole the last remnant of her father’s fortune. And Jared’s in a hurry to hunt down the murderer who destroyed his family–even if Silver is too distractingly beautiful for comfort.
The pair takes off over mountain and desert, past bleak homesteads and raw mining towns, hot on the trail of the two villains who took what wasn’t theirs to take. Soon supplies dwindle, secrets emerge, and suspicion leave Silver and Jared at odds when they need each other most. To confront an enemy deadlier than desert rattlesnakes and rocky cliffs, Silver and Jared must learn to forgive and trust and face the question they haven’t dared voice: What happens next?
Robin introduces her new novel, The Heart's Pursuit
Best-selling novelist Robin Lee Hatcher is known for her heart-warming and emotionally charged stories of faith, courage, and love. The winner of the Christy Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction, the RITA Award for Best Inspirational Romance, two RT Career Achievement Awards, and the RWA Lifetime Achievement Award, Robin is the author of over sixty novels.
Robin Lee Hatcher's latest novel, The Heart's Pursuit, is receiving critical praise: "The Old West lives again in this inspirational romantic adventure. . . . Themes of forgiveness, justice and mercy dominate the story and add to the characters' depth. Hatcher treats readers to a rich sensory experience—you can taste the desert dust and smell the smoke and stench of a crowded gambling hall." (Publishers Weekly)
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