Life and Death
Ron and Betty Donavan and their eight sons face some of the toughest trials in life and the devastation of death trying to make a life on their Montana ranch. Through all this they don’t lose their faith in God or in their family. Happily ever after is sometimes just the beginning of the story. More
There is a very unusual town that sits in the middle of Montana. Things in this town don’t happen the way they do in other places. Life is just a little different. Ron Donavan was a holy man that held his faith above all else. He had a dream one night at the age of eighteen he was told by an angel to get married. Well he rushed off to do just that. He married a girl that was practically a stranger and build a life together and lived relatively happy for more than thirty years. He struggled, worked, and made a living from the land and the cattle and now the four nephews and four sons are grown men. Ron sits back in his rocker with is lovely wife looking forward to grand children. Now, there is something that might shake up his happy little world. Test results from the doctor would change everything, putting his well-ordered life into a tailspin. After the monumental tragedies of his early life Ron thought that he got to live happily ever after.
In the midst of this shocking news Alex Donavan brings home a girl, a very special girl. Josephine is staying at the ranch for the summer. She’s a sweet little thing that is as innocent as the day is long. Alex finds quickly enough he isn’t the only one in love with her. His oldest brother Aaron can’t help himself even knowing she’s his brother’s girl friend he wants her and sneaks every moment he can with her.
Aaron is nothing like his father he’s a hard man haunted by his past. He hasn’t really lived for more than six years he has merely existed, living from nightmare to nightmare and dawn to dusk. Josephine brings light into his world for the first time since his accident. She is like a ray of sun wherever she goes. Is it any wonder that Aaron falls victim to her charm?
Unable to help himself Aaron pursues her only to find his Josephine is pregnant with his brother’s baby. Alex is thrilled to discover his Jo pregnant and wanted to marry her until he learns that she’s in love with Aaron. How can you love one brother and carry another’s child? Can Ron get past his paralyzing fear for his wife? Life on the Donavan Ranch was never going to be the same.
This is the first book in the series. It is a full length novel at 72000 words