They drove on in silence. Ty took the last two turns and slowed to coast under the double S brand hanging from the Seymour Ranch gate, then pulled to a halt in front of the homestead. A tall figure separated itself from the shadows of the porch and stepped into the sunlight to greet them. Tina blinked and bit back a gasp. The new manager was no woman. The new manager was no stranger. The new manager was… Christ, not him.Lowe, Anna. Desert Heart (The Wolves of Twin Moon Ranch Book 4) . Twin Moon Press. Kindle Edition.
Tina Hawthorne, daughter of the retired Alpha, sister to the current co-Alphas of the pack and de-facto Alpha female. “Good old Tina” the one that it seems that no one thinks about. Unless of course, she was trying to go out with someone! But truth be told, her heart has always belong to the boy next door at Seymour Ranch.
Rick Rivera, the Latino son of the chef at Seymour ranch, has always struggled. At first, it was hitting balls from an old batting cage, then it was hitting balls during his career in the major leagues. The next struggle was dealing with the career ending injury he suffered. Now his struggle is getting Tina back into his life and into his arms.
The first time Tina knows that Rick is back in the area is when she and her brother Ty head to Seymour Ranch to question the new Ranch Manager about a proposed request to draw more water from the aquifer, an aquifer that only services Twin Moon Ranch and Seymour Ranch.
However, a visit from the Navajo Coyote Alpha, Atsa, gives them even more to be concerned about. He’s been having visions of a demon seeking entry to this world. A hellhound is nothing to sneeze at. Actually, after checking with Zack and Rae, they are faced with the realization that the only way to destroy one is sheer numbers. Can they rally the necessary numbers? What about the very human crew of Seymour Ranch?