Vanessa carries feelings for Clayton Proffitt deep within her heart. The patience of Clayton knows no limits as he honors the vow he made with Vanessa's father long ago. Price Venture, stepfather to Vanessa and her brother Miles, whose violence extends far beyond his words, his anger and hatred causing more harm and scars for Vanessa. When Clayton finds Vanessa crying in the barn one night a plan is devised to get her as far away from Circle Z and Price as they can so he can no longer hurt her. Her life is in danger and he will do anything to keep her safe. During their travels they find themselves amongst friends sharing fond memories bringing with them new ideas and plans. Can the feelings Clayton and Vanessa share for one another deepen or will their differences tear them apart?
I enjoyed every minute of this highly entertaining romantic novel and getting to know each of the characters in depth. Once I started reading I was completely hooked and could not stop until finished! Excellent plot, storyline, dialogue and character development makes this first of Heart of a Hero series one must read adventure! I am looking forward to reading more in the series coming up. This book challenged my faith and I Highly recommend this novel! Thank you to Abingdon Press and Netgalley for this copy for my review!