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About Home on the Range

Can the brother left behind and a woman without hope work together for the good of two precious children?

Nick Stafford stayed in central Washington, working his family’s large ranch after his brothers left to pursue other passions—but his toughest job is being a single dad. As a child he watched his father fail at marriage and parenting, so Nick was determined to show him up. He’d be a better husband, father, and ranch manager than Sam Stafford ever was. Despite that commitment, three years after Nick’s wife left him, he has a daughter in trouble at school and both of his girls are facing issues that force him to rethink his stubborn plans.

For Dr. Elsa Andreas, life fell apart when tragedy caused her to abandon her family therapy practice and retreat to the backwoods of Gray’s Glen. Her school principal sister believes Elsa can guide the Stafford girls and that working with kids will draw Elsa out of her protective bubble.

Summer on the Double S teems with life and adventure. Amid the bounty of God and land, will Nick and Elsa find the courage to build futures based on faith rather than fear?

Praise

“I’ve been so eagerly awaiting this book by Ruth Logan Herne—and it’s even better than I’d hoped. An overprotective cowboy daddy and the therapist masquerading as a woodland fairy princess called on to help his daughters… What could possibly go wrong? Just everything. The whole delightful story is full of fun twists and poignant turns. Home on the Range is a great new installment in the Double S Ranch series.”
—Mary Connealy, author of No Way Up

“Home on the Range showcases Ruth Logan Herne’s ability to write wounded, damaged characters grasping for grace with both hands. My heart ached for Nick’s loss, Elsa’s guilt, and little Cheyenne’s desperate need. As always, Herne’s story is sprinkled with hope and gives the reader glimpses of the One who came to save. A satisfyingly happy ending left me sighing with contentment.”
—Mary Jane Hathaway, author of The Pepper in the Gumbo

“In Home on the Range, the finely crafted second story in the Double S Ranch trilogy, Nick is caught in a downward spiral of repeating his father’s mistakes and no amount of cowboy gumption is going to fix things. But Elsa, a family therapist who sought refuge in Gray’s Glen to escape her own tragic past, defies her fears and conventional wisdom to connect with Nick and his daughters, bringing a soothing balm to this hurting cowboy’s wounds. Ruth Logan Herne explores the darkest recesses of her characters’ souls and bring light into the shadows, giving hope to the lost and healing to the broken. This latest story is no exception and one of her finest!”
—Jan Drexler, award-winning author of Hannah’s Choice and Mattie’s Pledge

“A child in crisis, a hunky but clueless single father, and a reclusive therapist with a big secret… Intrigued? I sure was. Home on the Range is a fabulous story of hope, faith, and real-life family drama. Filled with heart-tugging emotion, delightfully sassy bantering, and a cowboy to die for—what’s not to love? I loved it so much I quickly ordered the first book in the series. Well done, Ruth Logan Herne!”
—Vickie McDonough, best-selling, award-winning author of Sarah’s Surrender, book 3 in the Land Rush Dreams series

About Ruth Logan Herne

Ruth Logan Herne has more than a million books in print, including eighteen Love Inspired contemporary novels and Back in the Saddle, Book 1 in the Double S Ranch series. Ruth is a founding member of Seekerville, a popular writing-collective blog. A country girl who loves the big city, Ruth and her husband live on a farm in upstate New York.

Product Details

320 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Oct 18, 2016

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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Click Here to download the first chapter of Home on the Range by Ruth Logan Herne About Home on the Range by Ruth Logan Herne Can the brother left behind and a woman without hope work together for the good of two precious children? Nick Stafford stayed in central Washington, working his family’s large ranch after his brothers left to pursue other passions—but his toughest job is being a single dad. As a child he watched his father fail at marriage and parenting, so Nick was determined to show him up. He’d be a better husband, father, and ranch manager than Sam Stafford ever was. Despite that commitment, three years after Nick’s wife left him, he has a daughter in trouble at school and both of his girls are facing issues that force him to rethink his stubborn plans. For Dr. Elsa Andreas, life fell apart when tragedy caused her to abandon her family therapy practice and retreat to the backwoods of Gray’s Glen. Her school principal sister believes Elsa can guide the Stafford girls and that working with kids will draw Elsa out of her protective bubble. Summer on the Double S teems with life and adventure. Amid the bounty of God and land, will Nick and Elsa find the courage to build futures based on faith rather than fear?

By Laura Bowman

Home on the Range by Ruth Logan Herne is the second in a series, but at least this time I'd already read book one. (smile) I was captivated by the story but more so all the nuggets she shared throughout the book. Nick Stafford is the middle son, the son who stayed home while the others left to pursue other lives. His dad, Sam, spent the years raising his sons focusing on his ranch and being a thorn in the side of the town...

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By Michelle Fitzgerald

        `Home on the Range` is a Christian woman's fiction book written by author Ruth Logan Herne. Ruth Herne is the best-selling, multi-published author of over thirty novels and novellas. Home on the Range is book two of the Double S Ranch series.        The main characters are Nick Stafford and Dr. Elsa Andreas. Nick is a single dad to two daughters, Cheyenne and Dakota. Elsa is their counselor. Their mother left them a year earlier....

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By shalayne arata

Who doesn't love a man in a cowboy hat who has all the right ways to charm a gal into wanting to ride off into the wild blue yonder and live happily ever after? Well I do for one. But in Ruth Logan Herne's latest novel, Home on the Range it won't be that simple. This is the second novel in the Double S Ranch Series and in this novel we meet Nick Stafford, who is a bit of a prodigal. Not the one that ran off and spent his father's inheritance,...

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By Tima Murrell

Nick stayed on the ranch when his brothers left for greener pastures. He dealt with his strong-willed father and raised his daughters alone when his wife abandoned them. But now the effects of that abandonment are starting to show themselves in his daughters. Nick will do anything for them, but isn't thrilled with the idea of a therapist. Especially one who lives in a hobbit home in the middle of nowhere. But Elsa seems to be...

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By Lori Parrish

I loved Home on the Range. I love Ruth Logan Hernes style of writing. She has the ability to tell an excellent story and make you want to cry, laugh and hold your breath. She makes her characters come alive and before you know it, the characters become your friends and family in some cases. The Publisher has done a wonderful job on the cover of Home on the Range. It's hard to believe that they're father and daughter in real life. I...

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