This time, he’s playing for keeps.
As oldest daughter of the retired alpha, Tina Hawthorne lives to serve her pack. She’s never been tempted to throw caution to the wind for a man — until Rick Rivera returns. The sweet boy from the adjoining ranch is all grown up, but that doesn’t make the irresistible human any more suitable as a mate. Especially with a dangerous new foe haunting the night and Rick harboring a few secrets — and enemies — of his own.
There’s more than meets the eye on Twin Moon Ranch, home to a pack of shapeshifting wolves willing to battle for life and love.
5.0 out of 5 stars Could she really mate a human?
Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2020Verified Purchase
I read this book as part of a box set, though I also own it separately. Desert Heart is about Tina Hawthorne, sister of the pack alpha Ty Hawthorne. Tina has been in love with the boy at the ranch next door all of her life, but she knows Rick will never be accepted in her pack as her mate. He is human and human males do not usually survive the bite that changes them to wolf. When he returns after having been away pursuing a career in baseball, a career he had asked her to share with him, she knows she will have to be careful to avoid him at all costs. There is too much between them for her to stay away for long, though
5.0 out of 5 stars All goes well
Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2019Verified Purchase
New shifter 'rule,' introduced in this tale.
A male shifter can mate with a human female and turn her into a shifter, but not the other way round: the male human often dies as he is usually too strong to accept the change.
So here we have a female shifter knowing her fated mate is a strong human man, and she had to say no to his proposal in the past when he left to pursue his career in sports.
She lives with her happily mated brothers, and sees herself as fated to just being a dependable sister.
Then her love returns to the next door ranch
5.0 out of 5 stars Second chances
Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2018Verified Purchase
Tina had a crush and dated a boy named Rick in highschool. He left to play baseball in the majors. She kept track of him and cut out every article she could find. Rick then comes to the ranch next door to work. Tina is afraid of getting hurt so she usually just keeps to herself. But Rick fires her blood.
Odd things happen and they are led back into each other's arms.
I am crazy about these Twin Moon Ranch characters. This is definitely a must read series. You won't be disappointedJodyL5.0 out of 5 stars Second chances
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