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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,070 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Catherine Anderson Narrator: Julia Gibson Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Harrigan Family Series Release Date: January 2011 ISBN: 9781461804680
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In this heart-stirring romance by New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson, Mandy Pajeck has overcome a tough childhood. Now twenty-eight, she feels responsible for the accident that took her younger brother’s sight. But his complete reliance on her care is making them both miserable. When she meets handsome Zach Harrigan and his mini guide horse, she thinks she’s found the ticket to her brother’s happiness—and maybe her own. Download and start listening now!

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  • New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pat | 2/20/2014

    " I really liked this book! Interesting subject and believable characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 2/11/2014

    " 3.5-4* Liked the characters but thought the plot was rather far fetched. Will go on the shelf to round out the series but not sure I will be rereading it much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 2/3/2014

    " 3.5-4* Liked the characters but thought the plot was rather far fetched. Will go on the shelf to round out the series but not sure I will be rereading it much. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 karen otto | 2/1/2014

    " Catherine Anderson has written another wonderful entry where our protagonists have to overcome their own issues/shortcomings to find their way. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie | 2/1/2014

    " I just love this series. Usually her books include a handicapped character which I find so interesting because sometimes it seems like everyone in a romance novel is the perfect height, weight, chiseled, etc. etc. It is easier to relate to these characters because the author doesn't expect you to think they are perfect. This book has some descriptions of past physical abuse which I don't usually read but the author handled it very well, letting you feel the pain of the past without going into too much detail. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ashley - The Bookish Brunette | 1/27/2014

    " I will always be a sucker for the Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan families! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Keri | 1/21/2014

    " Light sweet read with some serious messages. It took Zach and Mandy to grow on me, but eventually the did and I was able to enjoy the ride. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brandy *Ahviel* | 1/17/2014

    " Okay I am giving this 4/5 stars even though I felt a little disappointed in this book. I love Catherine Anderson and the Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan clan. However, with this book it really was predictable. You knew what was going to happen before it really was going to happen. Blind kid is a jerk to his sister. His sister blames herself. Big hero steps in and helps them come together. I mean there just seemed to be something missing this time around with book 10 as there were with the prior books to this series. Does this mean that I am not going to continue to read the series HELL NO. There are too many stories not miss what is going to happen next. I will say it was nice to see Sam, Tucker, Bethany, and the other guys even if it was for a brief moment "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kassie | 1/17/2014

    " This story was a little drawn out, but I did enjoy it.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shanan | 1/7/2014

    " What I liked: Reading about characters that had some serious issues to overcome and did overcome them. I appreciated the similarities between Tornado's (a stallion) and the heroine Mandy's extreme emotions and reactions. I am aware of equine therapy for people. Meaning horses can help heal and help a person to face thier issues. And this touched on that (I would have liked it to be explored a little more and seen further interaction between Tornado and Mandy but that kind of dwindled after the first part of it) I also like that it brings attention to the suitablity of Miniature Horses as guide animals and the need for education along these lines to get the law changed to allow for horses to be accepted as such. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 12/29/2013

    " I had never considered the possibility of training mini horses to lead the blind. Some of the relationships were anticipated, but there were unexpected twists in the story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 12/29/2013

    " I really enjoyed this book in the Harrigan series. Loved all the information about horses, including mini service horses. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Maura | 12/28/2013

    " I had to force myself to finish this one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 12/25/2013

    " Intrstg layrd stry of trust, abuse, mrdr, abndnmnt all around a mini guide horse "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mom | 12/10/2013

    " Interesting, but didn't make me want to stay up all night to finish it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dee Buckland | 12/2/2013

    " Catherine always write the "I can't put it down book". Some tears but an ending we all wish for "Happy ever after" "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenn Cunha | 12/1/2013

    " I love the Harrigan and Coulter families... :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 11/16/2013

    " I loved this story! I hope this isn't the end of the series :( "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan | 11/8/2013

    " This story features miniature guide horses which I had never heard of before and made this ongoing family saga romance interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pamela(AllHoney) | 10/23/2013

    " Not one of her best but still worth reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jacque | 10/17/2013

    " I liked this story. Mandy is a strong woman, taking care of her blind younger brother for most of her life, especially from their abusive father. They meet a rancher who is training a minature horse as a guide for the blind. It comes together with a troubled horse, and a murdered mother. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laura | 10/15/2013

    " Two stars, plus one extra for the cuteness of Rosebud. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ali | 9/30/2013

    " I rolled my eyes way too many times while reading this book, but I liked the stuff about the horses. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lucy Bilik | 9/21/2013

    " It's my first book by Anderson and I enjoyed it very much. The characters sister & blind brother who were abused and a handsome hunk who'd been brought up in loved happy home. Loved the reality of it all and a bit of psychological outlook of dealing with past. Very good read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pat | 8/3/2013

    " Nice simple romance with a interesting back story of mini horses being trained as guides for the blind. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 S'Rizzle | 6/17/2013

    " Standard C.A. Fiction. I agree with some reviewers that it feels like her reading is getting a little sloppy and rushed. Miss some of that romantic build up! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Laura | 5/22/2013

    " A call to action posing as a contemporary romance. If you care about service animals for the disabled, especially mini-horses for the blind, this is your manifesto! Otherwise, skip it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathryn | 3/11/2013

    " book #26 for the year and #1 for February. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vicki Lanzendorf | 3/6/2013

    " A love story in the truest sense. Suspenseful, hopeful. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeannie L | 2/17/2013

    " It was an emotional heartwarming read... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ali | 2/2/2013

    " I rolled my eyes way too many times while reading this book, but I liked the stuff about the horses. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 1/1/2013

    " I had never considered the possibility of training mini horses to lead the blind. Some of the relationships were anticipated, but there were unexpected twists in the story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jtp | 12/25/2012

    " I thought this was a good book, but it wasn't a great book. I enjoyed that it had a lot of horses in it, and the characters were developed well, it just wasn't a book you couldn't put down once you picked it up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ashley - The Bookish Brunette | 12/9/2012

    " I will always be a sucker for the Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan families! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy Pfeiffer | 11/2/2012

    " The language seems more fit for a historical western instead of a contemporary western, but I mostly overlooked it. This seemed a bit darker than most of Catherine Anderson's books, and there were more sex scenes in it. It was still an enjoyable story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susannah Carleton | 10/25/2012

    " A well-written story with interesting characters you can't help but root for. I enjoyed this book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kimberly Maynard | 10/7/2012

    " She is one of my favorite authors but this book was so annoying at times and the romance was almost nonexistent. Hopefully her next will be better. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Laura | 10/7/2012

    " Heroine has a blind brother that that she feels responsible for. She is his caretaker and enables him and that causes her to be stuck. Zack is the hero and he works with horses and helps heroine gain independence and love. A rather weak story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mom | 10/2/2012

    " Interesting, but didn't make me want to stay up all night to finish it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenn Cunha | 9/13/2012

    " I love the Harrigan and Coulter families... :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan | 7/29/2012

    " This story features miniature guide horses which I had never heard of before and made this ongoing family saga romance interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 S'Rizzle | 6/27/2012

    " Standard C.A. Fiction. I agree with some reviewers that it feels like her reading is getting a little sloppy and rushed. Miss some of that romantic build up! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debbie | 5/8/2012

    " Catherine Anderson just keeps getting better and better. This is one of the best ever series. This book was just so AWESOME!!! I hated to have to put it down when it ended. Hated to see it end! Wanted to give it more than only 5 measly stars. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lauren Peters | 4/23/2012

    " It was a good read just thought it should have focused on the romance more instead of the brother sister relationship ... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer M | 4/1/2012

    " Enjoyed the book. Loved Zak!! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Laura | 2/3/2012

    " Heroine has a blind brother that that she feels responsible for. She is his caretaker and enables him and that causes her to be stuck. Zack is the hero and he works with horses and helps heroine gain independence and love. A rather weak story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 12/15/2011

    " I really enjoyed this book in the Harrigan series. Loved all the information about horses, including mini service horses. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jtp | 11/29/2011

    " I thought this was a good book, but it wasn't a great book. I enjoyed that it had a lot of horses in it, and the characters were developed well, it just wasn't a book you couldn't put down once you picked it up. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jacque | 11/1/2011

    " I liked this story. Mandy is a strong woman, taking care of her blind younger brother for most of her life, especially from their abusive father. They meet a rancher who is training a minature horse as a guide for the blind. It comes together with a troubled horse, and a murdered mother. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Maura | 10/31/2011

    " I had to force myself to finish this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 10/6/2011

    " I had never considered the possibility of training mini horses to lead the blind. Some of the relationships were anticipated, but there were unexpected twists in the story. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Laura | 8/19/2011

    " A call to action posing as a contemporary romance. If you care about service animals for the disabled, especially mini-horses for the blind, this is your manifesto! Otherwise, skip it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shelly | 6/24/2011

    " There were a few issues with the characters that kept this just short of a 4 star for me. The plot was different and involved enough to keep me interested. You have to push through the character flaws during a few parts, especially in the beginning, but overall a good read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pat | 6/3/2011

    " I really liked this book! Interesting subject and believable characters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jtp | 4/27/2011

    " I thought this was a good book, but it wasn't a great book. I enjoyed that it had a lot of horses in it, and the characters were developed well, it just wasn't a book you couldn't put down once you picked it up. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jody | 4/15/2011

    " One of my all time favorites! I love horses, romance and a bit of mystery and this book has plenty of each. I have always been interested in mini horses as guide animals and I feel this book really told a great story about this issue.

    Light reading, but what I love! "

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About the Author
Author Catherine Anderson

Catherine Anderson is the New York Times bestselling author of over twenty contemporary romance novels, including Coming Up Roses, Lucky Penny, Summer Breeze, and Comanche Magic. Anderson has won numerous awards throughout her career, most notably a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times. She currently lives with her husband in Central Oregon.

About the Narrator

Julia Gibson received an MFA from New York University. She has appeared on Broadway and other major stages in New York, as well as regional theaters from Dallas to San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, and more. Gibson has played major roles in productions such as The Seagull, Angels in America, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Her television and film credits include Michael Clayton, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Spin City, and One Life to Live.