A Rancher to Trust by Laurel Blount ~ Review, Just Read Blog Tour, and Giveaway

A Rancher to Trust JustRead Blog Tour 
Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour and Giveaway for A Rancher to Trust by Laurel Blount, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


A Rancher to Trust by Laurel Blount Title: A Rancher to Trust
Author: Laurel Blount
Publisher: Love Inspired
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 17, 2019

Searching for forgiveness…and a future. 
Suddenly a husband…and a father? 
This bachelor is ready to claim his instant family.

 After learning his ex-wife isn’t so ex after all, rebel turned rancher Dan Whitlock is determined to prove he’s a changed man…but Bailey Quinn is just as set on finally ending their marriage. When tragedy makes Dan the guardian of little orphaned twins, he and Bailey are drawn back together. But can she forgive the past and open her heart to the family she’s always wanted?

Review: Dan Whitlock was a young troublemaker when he broke Bailey Quinn's heart, now years later he wants to make things right.

An engaging story of second chance, faith, and forgiveness. Well written, with a great backstory that is revealed over the course of the story. I really liked both of the main characters, especially Dan and how his life changed through faith in God and the help of good friends. Dan isn't the young man he used to be, and when he sees Bailey again, he realizes that he wants to prove to her that he's changed.

Bailey has moved on with her life since Dan, and is working to make her dream a reality. She loves her hometown and working with children.

There's a lot going on in this book, I liked how Dan and Bailey's current lives and past come together, as well as how far each of them have come. Fantastic plot, great side characters, I loved how Dan and Bailey's relationship grew naturally over the course of the story.  I really loved how well Bailey and Dan's faith was shown in this story, and how much it meant to them. Great emotional and spiritual depth, as well as how it played out realistically in the story. Highly enjoyable read from beginning to end full of faith and second chances.

I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Laurel Blount

Laurel Blount lives on a small farm in middle Georgia with her husband, their four children, and an assortment of very spoiled animals. She divides her time between farm chores, homeschooling, and writing. She's busy, but she's never bored!

Laurel writes inspirational contemporary romance, and A Rancher to Trust is her fourth title for Harlequin’s Love Inspired. She’s the recipient of the Georgia Romance Writers Maggie Award for Excellence and has been a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Carol Award, the Holt Medallion, and the New England Reader’s Choice Award. She’s represented by Jessica Alvarez of Bookends Literary Agency.

Whenever she's not working, you can find Laurel with a cup of tea at her elbow, a cat in her lap, and a good book in her hand.

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(1) winner will receive A Rancher to Trust “Merry Christmas from Georgia!” Prize Pack that includes: Paperback copy of A Rancher to Trust, signed by author, Georgia necklace, Swint’s Deep Fried Pecans, Southern Pecan Coffee, Dickey’s Peach Jam, and Turkey Creek Hot Sauce!

A Rancher to Trust JustRead Giveaway

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  1. This wonderful review made my day! Thanks so much for featuring A Rancher to Trust on your beautiful blog!


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