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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,014 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Linda Lael Miller Narrator: Carol Monda Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stone Creek Novels Release Date: October 2008 ISBN: 9781449813505
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller returns to Stone Creek, where secrets have a way of coming to light …

Where does an outlaw go when he’s ready to turn straight? For Wyatt Yarbro, reformed rustler and train robber, Stone Creek is his place of redemption. And lovely Sarah Tamlin is the perfect angel to help him clean up his act.

But Sarah keeps a dark secret behind her prim and proper facade, even as her heart is lost to charming, sexy Wyatt. When a vengeful enemy prepares to unleash havoc on their peaceful town, Wyatt and Sarah will discover that they can’t hide from the past. To win the fight, they must believe in something they never trusted before—the hope of tomorrow.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Welcome back, Yarbros, those bad-boy outlaws turned into heroes! But it’s Miller’s intrinsic understanding of the West that is the real hero of her novels. Her characters are true to their nature, the era, and the place. This story creates lasting memories of soul-searing redemption and the belief in goodness and hope.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “Miller’s third Stone Creek novel gets as hot as the noontime desert. In early twentieth-century Arizona territory, Wyatt Yarbro leaves behind his life as an outlaw as he temporarily replaces his brother as the deputy marshal of Stone Creek and sets out to woo Sarah Tamlin… Miller’s portrayal of Sarah as a strong, independent woman sets this novel apart from customary tales of the damsel in distress…Well-developed, personable characters and a handful of loose ends will leave readers anticipating future installments.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • Winner of the 2008 RT Book Reviews, Historical K.I.S.S. Hero Award 

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tera | 2/7/2014

    " Classic Linda Lael Miller, If you like her work you will like this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rochelle | 2/6/2014

    " Read the series out of order, but good book nonetheless! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Donna | 1/29/2014

    " Living through the experience of a cattle stampede, outlaw Wyatt Yarbro realizes he has a second chance a going straight. He leaves behind the gang he was riding with and returns to Stony Creek, Arizona, where his brother Rowdy is sheriff. Rowdy himself is a reformed outlaw, married and happily settled. On his first evening in town, Wyatt meets Sarah Tamlin, daughter of the town's bank owner. Each is immediately taken with the other. Each has their own dark secret. Wyatt is made deputy sheriff when his brother leaves to hunt a vigilante group. And Sarah's ex-lover, Charles Langstreet arrives in Stony Creek with his 10 year old son and threatening to take over the bank. Sarah runs the bank with her father who, unbeknownst to others, is in early stages of dementia. During a robbery, Wyatt shoots down 3 men in self-defense. One of the young men is the brother of Billy Justice, from Wyatt's old gang. The pressure is on: Wyatt's fear of Rowdy finding out his part in a train robbery and knowing Billy Justice will be coming to town seeking revenge. And Sarah trying to find a way to keep Langstreet from taking the bank and revealing her most personal secret that could threaten her relationship with Wyatt. Life in the Old West was hard and gritty, but Ms. Miller always shows there was redemption and happiness for those who never gave up. Her historical westerns leave you cheering the good guys and applauding when the hero and heroine find their happy ending. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mollie *scoutrmom* | 1/16/2014

    " I liked this story because neither of the protagonists had a pristine past, yet each is living a respectable life now. When their respective pasts come back to bite each on the bottom, the other is there to support. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marleen | 1/15/2014

    " Another amazing read by L.Lael Miller! I can't get enough of her Western historical heroes. A very enjoyable read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Megan | 1/14/2014

    " I really loved this book. There is nothing like a reformed bay boy, in this case, and ex-outlaw. Yeehaw! lol. I know Wyatt is a fictional character, but damn, hes hot! haha "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn | 1/8/2014

    " Linda Lail Miller's work is my favorite "guilty pleasure"! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sarah | 1/7/2014

    " Um...the lady compares the man's "junk" to a stallion about to mount a mare. Really? Has she ever seen a stallion about to mount a mare...cuz, uh....NO! I guess this is what I get for trying to read a Western romance. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tasha | 9/17/2013

    " I thought she did a great job with this book. The story line was interesting and the characters were people you'd like to meet. I love books that take place during this time frame, when people rode horses and life was simpler (or harder I guess depending on how you look at it). Very easy read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sharon Sherman | 6/28/2013

    " He had been a rustler. Now he was ready for a home, a wife and kids. Can Sarah, who runs the bank trust him? A fun western. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Maggie | 3/6/2013

    " I wasn't expecting to like this book but I did. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sharon | 12/4/2012

    " A lot of mini plots going on in this book. Almost too many. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Havefaith | 5/3/2012

    " This was my first book by this author, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Will definitely look for more by ms, miller. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 2/15/2012

    " This was the first book of linda lael Millers I had read, and was captured by it. I loved that Wyatt was a bad boy turned good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mandi | 10/23/2011

    " So far it has been kinda slow to get into but it is still good "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cassandra | 9/11/2011

    " Loved this book. I felt that this book was a bit better than the first two in the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sewkrazzie | 11/16/2010

    " I finally found a list that these should be read in, and it really does make a difference, I thought I loved Ole Sam but I do believe Angus is right up there with him! I wish they had meet some where back in the day! Please never stop writing these wonderful books! "

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About the Author
Author Linda Lael Miller

Linda Lael Miller is the author of nearly one hundred historical romance novels. Her contemporary Parable, Montana series—Big Sky Country, Big Sky Mountain, Big Sky River, Big Sky Summer, and Big Sky Wedding—have all hit the New York Times bestseller lists. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Romance Writers of America in 2007. Miller is also active in the community; she created a scholarship fund for women who seek to better their life through education.

About the Narrator

Carol Monda is an award-winning actor known for her work in Out of Season, After You Left, and The Gentlemen. She is an accomplished voice-over artist and an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator, having lent her voice to over one hundred audiobooks, including New York Times bestsellers by Jodi Picoult, Lucia Berlin, Lisa Jackson, Chuck Palahniuk, Colum McCann, and Carla Neggers.