Friday, July 3, 2015

Second Chance Hero by Winnie Griggs (Texas Grooms #6)

 Winning the Widow's Heart

To help his dying sister, Nate Cooper once broke the law—and he's regretted it ever since. Now the ex-con turned saddler hopes for a new beginning in Turnabout, Texas. So when Nate saves a young widow's daughter from imminent harm, he's shocked to be called a hero.

Single mom Verity Leggett leads a safe life, avoiding danger and excitement at all costs. But her daughter's rescuer Mr. Cooper seems like a perfectly responsible—and handsome—man she can rely on. But when his secrets come to light, will Verity be able to get over his past and see Nate for the caring man he's become?

Texas Grooms: In search of their brides…

My review: Second Chance Hero by Winnie Griggs (Texas Grooms #6)

4 stars

I like this series.  Second Chance Hero is a well told story that draws you right into it.  This is the sixth book in the Texas Grooms series.  I really liked Nate and Joy's characters especially. 

Nate Cooper is new to Turnabout Texas.  He has a past he is ashamed of.  Nate has opened his own store making saddles, bridles and other leather goods.  He has a dog named beans.  He would be more honest about his past but does not want others to figure out that his where he met his friend.

Verity Leggett is a widow raising Joy a cute little girl.  Verity makes hats and helps her Uncle out. Verity is such a mix of capable assistant to her Uncle, mother or in the choir but then in other ways she is afraid to take risks.

Joy is cute. She loves animals and carries her doll every where with her.  She is five years old.

Nate gets hurt saving Joy from being run over by a wagon.  He does not want to stay at the Doctor's clinic over night.  He keeps telling Verity that he is no hero.

The setting is Turnabout, Texas April 1897

There is plenty of drama, interesting characters, lots of relationships and a clean read.  It makes you want to come and read some more about Turnabout and see what they are up to now.

I was given this ebook to read by Net Galley and Harlequin.  In return I agreed to give a honest review of Second Chance Hero.

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