A Cowboy's Redemption

A Cowboy s Redemption A MAN WITH A PAST Cruz Rivera is on his last second chance He can t afford to blow it by falling for the beautiful blonde widow who just hired him to fix up her family s New Mexico property If he s go

  • Title: A Cowboy's Redemption
  • Author: Marin Thomas
  • ISBN: 9780373755721
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Paperback
  • A MAN WITH A PAST Cruz Rivera is on his last second chance He can t afford to blow it by falling for the beautiful blonde widow who just hired him to fix up her family s New Mexico property If he s going to get back on the rodeo circuit, Cruz needs to focus Besides, a sweet single mom like Sara Mendez can do better than someone with Cruz s troubled history Sara isn tA MAN WITH A PAST Cruz Rivera is on his last second chance He can t afford to blow it by falling for the beautiful blonde widow who just hired him to fix up her family s New Mexico property If he s going to get back on the rodeo circuit, Cruz needs to focus Besides, a sweet single mom like Sara Mendez can do better than someone with Cruz s troubled history Sara isn t making it easy for Cruz to keep his distance He s a man of many secrets, but Sarah sees only good in his warm brown eyes Though Cruz knows he should move on before Sara discovers the truth about his past, he can t leave the closest thing to a home he s ever known Cruz is the only man Sara wants can he become the one she deserves

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    1. Wonderful story of second chances and new beginnings. Cruz has just been released from spending twelve years in prison thanks to trying to help a friend. He has no home, no job, and little money. He's met at the gate by an old friend who gives him the things Cruz inherited from another friend who wanted Cruz to get back on the rodeo circuit. As Cruz drives toward the location of a rodeo, he stops to eat a small cantina. There he meets Sara, a single mother who needs help with repairs to the prop [...]

    2. This is the very first book of Marin Thomas's I have been given the chance to review. And boy am I so happy I got to. This was a great start to a new series. This book was so much more than a romance. It was a book about starting over, finding one's self and new beginnings. It's a beautiful story of redemption and I felt every emotion Mrs. Thomas put into this book. I absolutely adored and loved Cruz. My heart broke for him and everything he had been through. Cruz finds himself just trying to su [...]

    3. Author Marin Thomas is off to a fabulous start with the first in her Cowboys Of The Rio Grande series, A Cowboy’s Redemption. This second chance romance will tug at your heart and make you cheer. Cruz Rivera is an ex-con who spent twelve years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Sara Mendez, mother of a little girl is left widowed and in a tough situation. When Cruz meets Sara emotions flare and the pair come to terms with their attraction with joy and with tears. Marin Thomas has the i [...]

    4. I'm loving the beginning of this new series by Marin Thomas! Cruz Rivera can't catch a break and feels maybe he doesn't deserve one, but staying out of trouble and getting back on the rodeo circuit might just find him finally heading in the right direction.Sara is ready for a change. Trying to get her father in-law to move back home with her so she doesn't have to worry about him would help with that change. She doesn't plan on falling for Cruz, but after being alone for over a year she realizes [...]

    5. Sometimes we believe life has gone as bad as it could possibly get, but what if fate it just leading you on the path of true love and the closest to perfect as it could possibly get? Cruz's life has been pretty tough the best 12 years he now has the freedom of a second chance if he stays on the straight and narrow. He never counted on Sara and her family to worm their way into his heart and make him feel like home, but with his past he can't taint their lives. He wishes he could the man she dese [...]

    6. This is a great new start to this series. Cruz has spent the last 12 years in prison for trying to protect a friend. When he is released he has no direction or plan for his life. At 31 his dream of the rodeo is all but gone.Sara is at her wits end. Trying to persuade her father in law to move in with her and her daughter, Dan I hasn't been easy. After her husband's senseless death he is all the family she has. But with his property in the shape it's in it will no sell.When Cruz shows up he agree [...]

    7. This was a wonderful first book in a new series for Marin Thomas and one that will definitely not disappoint. This book is about Cruz who is an ex-con and Sara and widowed mother of a little girl. This book was about second chances for both these characters, a second chance for Cruz to get his life back on track and find his way and for Sara to find love again. What they find is each other in such a beautiful way. This story will make you cry, smile and make you believe in second chances. I love [...]

    8. Marin,in my opinion, has once again written a story that keeps tugging at your heart strings with the situation Cruz Rivera finds himself in since he went to prison 12 years ago to help a friend. When he sees widow Sara Mendez needs help, he is torn between helping her keep her family together because it feels the closest to having a home he has ever had and trying to keep his distance because he feels he isn't worthy of her with his record becomes harder and harder for him since he is the only [...]

    9. What a wonderful read? Once I started this book, I couldn't put it down. I had to find out what was going to happen. The characters were so well written that I felt like that I was a part of the story itself. I can envision Sara and see through her eyes. Seeing how Cruz was so lonely and tormented by his past that she managed to break through the walls.I cannot wait to read more of Marin's books. I love my cowboys and I certainly loved Cruz in this one.A copy was provided for an honest review.

    10. I really enjoyed reading this book, for Cruz is really a nice guy even though he's hard on himself for he just got out of prison for something he didn't even do-this book is a feel good book! and a really sweet love story! I've read all of Marin's books and this one is another good one on my list!

    11. "The first Cowboys of the Rio Grande story is a bittersweet tale of redemption and hope, soaked in realism, as one man struggles to forgive himself and secure a future with the woman and child he’s grown to love" (RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 stars TOP PICK!).Miniseries: Cowboys of the Rio Grande

    12. I loved this new series that Marin wrote. You may recognize Cruz Rivera from A RodeoMan's Promise, and now he has his own story. Cruz has spent the last 12 years in prisonfor protecting his friend. Once he's releasedfrom prison he seems so lost. At 31 years of agehe felt his dreams of being a rodeo star are goneand has no direction. Yet the direction has brought him to Sara who lost herhusband to a gang shooting. A gang that Cruz is all too familiarwith and her daughter Dani and very stubborn fa [...]

    13. This was a wonderful romantic story. I loved how the author worked with a convict and just turned his life around. There were a few things that I was worried about for that convict that didn't happen and by the end of the book was so glad that what I thought would happen didn't. I was rooting at the end of the book as I was so happy. This was a home run for Thomas!

    14. Set in New Mexico:-)!!!!! My heart just about broke for Cruz! Can't wait for the next book in the series.

    15. Cruz Rivera gets a second chance at life. He spends time in prison for a crime he didn't commit and becomes a champion rider for the prison. When he's released he's seeking a second chance at a nice life and a new job. Cruz stumbles upon a Mexican Cantina restaurant and finds a job there. Sara Mendez and her little daughter Dani are staying with her father in law Jose after Sara's husband passes. This is a great second chance at life and love romance!

    16. This book was good. I laughed so much while reading and then I cried towards the end when it got real emotional. The little girl in this book was so cute.

    17. 4 starI was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, secrets, pain, and heartbreak. This is Sara and Cruz’s story. Cruz has just been released and after stopping off to eat gets a job helping out a widow and her father in law. Sara trusts Cruz and does not ask a lot of questions. He is trying to get his life back on track but having a hard time. Cruz has a few secrets he hopes Sara does not find out. Sara needs to get back to her home. She took a leave from work in order to get her [...]

    18. A Cowboy's Redemption by Marin Thomas was a very interesting book. Cruz Rivera was a rodeo star. He was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He got sent to prison for doing something he didn't do. They had a rodeo at the prison which was bring in money. When time for him to set free the prison had a guy go at Cruz. Cruz was fighting back and they had it on camera. He got another 8 years. When he got out 8 years later he came across a family living in a deserted area. Sara Mendez, her daughter D [...]

    19. Cruz Rivera once had a purpose and knew what he wanted to do with his lifeen the gun went off in his hands. He spent the next 12 years living his life, doing as he's told serving his time. He leaves prison jaded and just trying to stay out of trouble so he doesn't return to the life of the past decade.Crus meets Sara Mendez on his first meal out of prison at her father-in-law's restaurant. Sara brought her daughter Dani to help her father-in-law with fixing up the restaurant and getting someone [...]

    20. I won this book in a giveaway on Good Reads and I am so glad I did. What a heartwarming story of love and second chances. Cruz just released from 12 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He stops in a very small town for a bite to eat and meets the widow Sara who has an adorable little girl. Cruz ends up staying to help Sara fix up the place so she can sell it and get her Father in Law to move in with her. There is an attraction between Cruz and Sara. This story will make you laugh and [...]

    21. I received a free copy of this book and I am voluntarily reviewing it.I just love cowboys. What woman doesn't? Cruz paid a very high price helping a friend at a young age. He feels deeply and as a reader you can't stop reading as you want to see his story turn around. Along comes Sara and her beautiful daughter Dani. You just can't help but cheer. The plot and characters were well thought out.I highly recommend this book to anyone. I can't wait to read the remaining books in this series. Great j [...]

    22. Cruz is out of prison. Why did the Prison Warden not get in trouble for keeping in prison longer than his original sentence???? Nice that the story ends well if not without a bit of justice along the way.

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