Title: HEARTBREAK TRAIL
Author: Susan K. Marlow
Genre: Historical Young Adult / Suspense
Series: Circle C Milestones #2
Reviewed by: Jenna
The second in the Circle C Milestones series
Andrea Carter can ride, rope, and cut out cattle with the best of her brothers’ ranch hands. Yet, her mother has always held the family’s youngest daughter back from fully participating in ranch activities.
With the approach of her fifteenth birthday, even the ranch boss, big brother
Andi quickly discovers that a cattle drive is a dirty, dangerous business with little sleep and the same food day after day. Between late nights, dust, mosquitos, and an abrasive cowhand trying to win Andi’s attention, it is definitely not a holiday. Andi grimly determines she will stick it out. When a river crossing goes wrong and
HEARTBREAK TRAIL is a very good story. I especially loved the suspense that is so heavily put in there. The suspense was laced into every chapter of this book and I loved that. It kept me glued to the story. I had to keep reading to see what happened next.
I liked Andi a lot and am glad to see more stories about her and the Circle C. This is a book I’ll definitely want to read again. It’s going on my keeper shelf.
A great story. Recommended.
5 stars. Available in ebook and paperback. 168 pages.
I obtained this book from the author in exchange for my honest review.