Five hundred acres of gorgeous California land is a life-changer for cousins Cash, Jace, and Sawyerâ€”and a surprising chance for each of them to find a game-changing love . . .
Sheriff Jace Daltonâ€™s plate is piled high even before he discovers a stranded motorist just a few miles from his home. With two lively young boys to raise, a challenging reelection to win, and a hefty tax bill due on the ranch, all he wants at the end of the day is a shower and a cold beer. But the woman in the packed SUV clearly needs his helpâ€”and though sheâ€™s a stranger, Jace finds himself wanting to turn her haunted look into a smile . . .
Fleeing her abusive boyfriend, Charlotte Holcomb thought sheâ€™d escaped before she lost everything, but more heartache was to come. Now, sidetracked by a brewing storm, Charlotte has to trust the handsome sheriff. Just one night, she tells herself, before sheâ€™s on her way again. But when gentle Jace and his kids offer the kind of sanctuary she never imagined possible, itâ€™s hard to say goodbye. Soon the two wary strangers are becoming friends, and longing to open their hearts to moreâ€”if they can move beyond the pain of their pasts . . .
PRAISE FOR COWBOY UP
â€śStacy Finz delivers a fantastic tale of cowboys, cattle rustling and the power of love and family in the California gold country.â€ť â€“Kate Pearce, New York Times bestselling author