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About Peace in the Valley

In spite of their differences, Trey Walker Stafford knows he owes his life to cowboy and legendary rancher Sam Stafford—the uncle who rescued him after his parents’ death. Trey had left the Double S Ranch to pursue music against Sam’s wishes, but returns to central Washington when he learns he’s the best match for a procedure that could save Sam’s life. Although Trey’s found country music fame and success, he’s also endured the tragic loss of his wife. He croons about love, but struggles with a yawning emptiness he can’t explain.
 
Overwhelmed by a growing list of challenges, but mistrustful of Stafford men, single mother Lucy Carlton reluctantly accepts Trey’s help to revive her crumbling farm when Sam instructs him to repay the overdue debt to her family.
 
As the two grow closer, Trey slowly begins to open his heart to this beautiful woman and strives to let go of the grief he’s held for years. Lucy has a complicated history of her own. Can Trey accept her as she is, learn to forgive the past, and find the elusive peace he's sought for so long?

Praise

“Herne’s delightfully charming writing voice shines in her latest novel…meaningful themes of reconciliation, atonement, and forgiveness are treated with grace.”
—Romantic Times, Back in the Saddle review

“A dramatic ranch setting, rich characterization, and a beautiful love story make this a book to savor. Ruth Logan Herne is my new favorite author!”
—Karen White, New York Times best-selling author

“Heart and hope combine in Ruth Logan Herne’s sweet tale of old wounds and ties that bind. Where faith and forgiveness are present, old scars can be healed and new love can bloom. Sometimes, you really can go home again.”
—Lisa Wingate, national best-selling author of The Story Keeper and The Sea Keeper’s Daughters

“I have been so eagerly awaiting Home on the Range by Ruth Logan Herne, and it’s even better than I’d hoped. The whole delightful story was full of fun twists and poignant turns.”
—Mary Connealy, author of No Way Up

“The talented Ruth Logan Herne has created a fresh twist on the modern day cowboy romance. I loved it!”
—Linda Goodnight, best-selling, award-winning author of The Memory House and The Rain Sparrow

“As always, Ruth Logan Herne shoots straight to the heart with Back in the Saddle…the heart of the story and the reader. This is one cowboy love story you’ll want to enjoy to the very last page.”
—Debra Clopton, author of Kissed by a Cowboy

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

352 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: May 2, 2017

Trim Size: 4-3/16 x 6-7/8

Carton Quantity: 24

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About Peace in the Valley

In spite of their differences, Trey Walker Stafford knows he owes his life to cowboy and legendary rancher Sam Stafford—the uncle who rescued him after his parents’ death. Trey had left the Double S Ranch to pursue music against Sam’s wishes, but returns to central Washington when he learns he’s the best match for a procedure that could save Sam’s life. Although Trey’s found country music fame and success, he’s also endured the tragic loss of his wife. He croons about love, but struggles with a yawning emptiness he can’t explain. Overwhelmed by a growing list of challenges, but mistrustful of Stafford men, single mother Lucy Carlton reluctantly accepts Trey’s help to revive her crumbling farm when Sam instructs him to repay the overdue debt to her family. As the two grow closer, Trey slowly begins to open his heart to this beautiful woman and strives to let go of the grief he’s held for years. Lucy has a complicated history of her own. Can Trey accept her as she is, learn to forgive the past, and find the elusive peace he's sought for so long?

 

By Leah Courtney

I liked this one just as much as I loved the other. Now I've got to find the first in the series and catch up. The story is interesting, not just the same old romance plot. The characters are well-developed. The romance is sweet. And there is a spiritual message that comes across without the book sounding "preachy."I can definitely recommend this one. I give it four stars and G rating. 

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By April Kirkland

Peace in the Valley is such a wonderfully emotional, heartwarming read. It is the third book in the Double S Ranch series but can totally be read as a standalone if you so wish. Just like the other books in this series I loved the atmosphere of the ranch and the overall feeling of faith, family, and community that you get throughout the story. Trey is an interesting character indeed, especially considering how he came to live at Double S...

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By Reading with Beth

Peace in the Valley, by Ruth Logan Herne is an inspirational contemporary romance focused on ranch life, country music, and family dynamics. Trey Walker Stafford is a famous country musician with a history of tragedy and hardships. As a young child, Trey was rescued and raised by his uncle. While growing up on the ranch, Trey considered his two cousins as brothers and his uncle as a father, who needs him now. After years...

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By Deanna Stevens

Through life's tragedies and successes we all, hopefully come out better people. This story of life, failures, successes and faith was a story I enjoyed following this family and how they found "the Peace in the Valley"!  Living life on the ranch, learning to trust again and a little romance made for a wonderful story.   I was gifted a copy and my review is voluntary...

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By Julie Failla Earhart

Welcome to Book 3, and the final book, in the Double S Ranch series.  It's nice to meet up with the Stafford clan again.   This adventure centers on the third, and youngest, son, Trey. Trey is actually a cousin to brothers Colt and Nick. His uncle/now father Sam adopted Trey after his parents overdosed and died in California when he was three years old. He remembers a bit about that life but is grateful that Sam rescued...

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