Monday, April 11, 2011

About the Book:

"Patricia Talbert is a high-class social coordinator from New York.

Talon Carlson is a rugged bull rider from Texas.

He thinks she’s too polished.

She thinks he’s insane.

Opposites aren’t quick to attract when the lady who enters the cowboy’s world is on a mission to sell the ranch. But a box of letters changes her mission–letters of unshakable faith and a love deeper than anything she’s ever experienced.

Soon she finds his integrity appealing. Her spunk draws him in. He has the faith she craves; she may be the love he longs for. But faith and love aren’t achieved in a single weekend.

To buy time to explore the possibilities between them, she issues a challenge: 'Teach me to ride bulls.'

From here on, they’re in for the ride of their lives."

Amber's Review:

What a fun ride! As sweetly familiar as a carousel ride, along with all the added excitement of riding bulls, this quick read is sure to please Christian fiction fans who love contemporary romance and rodeos.

It all starts with two savvy city gals butting heads with some stubborn (but quite charming) cowboys. The ranch hands' careers are on the line as Patricia Talbert wrestles with a big decision: should she go back to the familiar world in New York helping her senator father, or should she choose to take the adventure of running the Circle Bar--and maybe find true love in the bargain?

With small-town rodeos, a steak cook-off, bull-riding lessons, and tender moments riding horses across the ranch, this book appeals to all those country-folk at heart. And with some great reminders to trust in God and to seek Him and His will, this book also offers some good take-away value along with the fun getaway.

Give the Lady a Ride may be a short novel, but it still gives the reader one enjoyable ride!

*With thanks to the author for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for my honest opinion.*

About the Author

"Two-time ACFW Genesis finalist Linda Yezak resides in the state of Texas, where tall tales abound and exaggeration is an art form. Aside from being a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), she also belongs to Women Writing the West (WWW) and The Christian PEN. She lives in the heart of a forest with her husband, three cats, four ducks, and a pond full of fish."

You can find Linda at her blog, 777 Peppermint Place.

Book Trailer:

*Be sure to stop by the BB on Friday for your chance to win a copy of Give the Lady a Ride!*


  1. Amber, thanks for the review. So glad you liked my book!

  2. Sounds like a great read, Linda! Thanks for stopping by The Borrowed Book.

  3. Great review. I look forward to reading it.

  4. Elizabeth--thank you!

    Nora--Good luck!

  5. Linda: Of course! Thank YOU for the chance to read it--it was fun!

    Lisa: It is a great read, for sure! :) I'm so glad Linda let me review her book.

    Noraspinaio: Thanks!



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