Audacious lady rancher confronts Beverly Hills tycoon.
Kate Clark was content with life on her Montana ranch, until she met billionaire developer, Jarrett Sinclair; a meeting that changed both their lives forever. Overwhelmed by her beauty, Sinclair lavished Kate with affection. During which, she got wind an anonymous developer was scheming to break up her ranch for a colossal resort he sought to build. Sinclair kept his identity as the developer secret as he quietly coped with the ravages of CTE, a football related brain injury. As his health deteriorated, Kate cared for her friend only to discover he owned the development company bent on destroying her life.
On learning that, she struggled to comfort the man she loved but despised for being the developer. In the end Kate kept her ranch but at an incredible cost.
A woman tries to keep her family land away from a developer, only to discover she has a connection (and chemistry) with him, in this enjoyable romance from Saltwick (Winner Takes All). Thirty-four-year-old Kate Clark doesn’t have much time for a personal life, spending all her energy on the Clark family ranch that she owns and operates. A fifth-generation rancher, Kate wants to fulfill her dream of restoring the ranch to its former glory by purchasing three properties, previously part of the ranch, that were sold by her grandfather. Her plans are cut short when a developer with a secret identity buys the properties and tries to push her to sell parts of her land. After Kate attends a business meeting with her largest customer, a grocery chain, and meets its owner, billionaire playboy Jarrett Sinclaire, their instant attraction develops into a love affair, despite his mysteriously manipulative behavior, such as having photos secretly taken of her and organizing a sham business event as a ploy to see her. When Kate discovers that Jarrett is the developer trying to buy her land, she is furious, but might already be in love. While the plot is outlandish, the chemistry between Kate and Jarrett is fierce, leading to some truly stunning twists. Although faith elements are barely present, Saltwick’s tale will please romance readers. (BookLife)