WHEN LOVE BLOOMS
could say what she wanted. Emily Harris didn't belong in the hard life
of the Blakes. She would wilt there like a rose without water. He'd be
sending her back to Boise before the first snows. He'd be willing to
bet on it.
the moment Gavin Blake set eyes on Emily Harris, he knew she would
never make it in the rugged high country where backbreaking work and
constant hardship were commonplace. Beautiful and refined, she was
accustomed to the best life had to offer. Heaven only knew why she
wanted to leave Boise to teach two young girls on a ranch miles from
nowhere. He'd wager it had to do with a man. It always did when a
beautiful woman was involved.
wanted to make some sort of mark on the world before marriage. She
wanted to be more than just a society wife. Though she had plenty of
opportunities back East, she had come to the Idaho high country looking
to make a difference. Gavin’s resistance to her presence made her even
more determined to prove herself. Perhaps changing the heart of just
one man may make the greatest difference of all.
Robin Lee Hatcher
is the best-selling author of over sixty books. Her well-drawn
characters and heartwarming stories of faith, courage, and love have
earned her both critical acclaim and the devotion of readers. Her numerous awards
including the 2000 Christy Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction,
the 1999 and 2001 RITA Awards for Best Inspirational Romance, Romantic
Times Career Achievement Awards for Americana Romance and for
Inspirational Fiction, and the 2001 RWA Lifetime Achievement Award. Catching Katie was named one of the Best Books of 2004 by the Library Journal.
being with her family, spending time in the beautiful Idaho outdoors,
reading books that make her cry, and watching romantic movies. She is
passionate about the theater, and several nights every summer, she can
be found at the outdoor amphitheater of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival,
enjoying Shakespeare under the stars. She makes her home on the
outskirts of Boise, sharing it with Poppet the high-maintenance