Blog Tour & Giveaway. A Convenient Risk. Sara R. Turnquist

​A strong arm grasped Amanda, catching her upper arm and dragging her onto the horse. As soon as she was solidly on the animal, she grabbed ahold of Brandon as tightly as she could.


They took off. The bull pawed at the ground, making all manner of grunting noises, but as if by some miracle, he ran off to the left. All of this happened as if time had slowed.


The horse continued to push forward. And as they neared the edge of the fence, Brandon urged the horse to go even faster. Were they going to break through? What would happen to the cattle with the fence destroyed?


But as they approached the fence, the horse leapt. Amanda gripped Brandon impossibly tighter. Jolted when the horse landed, her teeth chattered.


Only then did Brandon slow the horse. He then placed a hand on her upper arm and pushed.


She released him.


He sucked in a deep breath and expelled it.


Had she been holding him too tightly? Her face warmed.


He took hold of her shoulders. “Are you all right?”


She nodded, and though their faces were but a breath apart, she was not quite able to meet his eyes, fighting tears in her own. Only then she found herself staring at his bare chest. Jerking her head away, she averted her gaze.


“Do you realize what could have happened?” His voice rose.


She nodded, still not able to meet his eyes. The force of his emotion hit her. Was he so concerned after her?


“I would have had to shoot that bull.”


“What?” Eyes wide, she tilted her face up to look at him.


“That bull is worth half my herd.”


So he was only worried about the cattle. Not her. His precious cattle.

AUTHOR Bio
Sara is originally from Middle Tennessee. After a short stint in Memphis, where she earned a degree in Biology and began a career as both a Zoo Educator and a Sleep Technician, she then followed a dream to work for a large zoo in Orlando, FL as an Educator. Once she and her husband started their family, they moved back to Middle Tennessee where they currently reside. Sara and her husband now enjoy a full life with their three beautiful and very active children. She enjoys many creative outlets  singing, piano, drawing, drama, and organizing anything. And even though she has enjoyed her career as a Zoo Educator, Sara’s great love of the written word continued to draw her to write. She has always been an avid reader and, for many years, has been what she terms a closet writer. Her travels and love of history have served to inspire her to write clean Historical Romance. Sara has made several trips to the Czech Republic. Her time among the Czech people and the landscapes of the country inspired her and greatly influenced her work on her debut novel, The Lady Bornekova, set in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Sara is also the author of The Generals Wife, Off to War, Hope in Cripple Creek, and A Convenient Risk and a member of ACFW.

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19 Comments

    1. That’s a tough question…I feel as if I should say something like “Pride and Prejudice” or “Lord of the Rings”…and while those are great books that are meaningful to me in their own ways. They are not books I read over and over again. Francine Rivers’ “Redeeming Love” definitely had an impact on me beyond the story. And I will read Melanie Dickerson’s books over and over again. All of them. I hate to not give you a definite answer, but that’s what I’ve got…

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