Where the Mountain Touches the Sky
In this fifth novel of the series, the third generation of the Wild Rose Ranch as growing up and the eldest, Ida O’Neill is in love. Sean and Ellen’s beautiful and independent daughter clashes with her protective father, echoing the long-ago conflict Sean had with Liam over Ellen. When things are at their worst, Ida’s life is drastically changed, sending shockwaves through the whole clan. More
Book 5 in the Eva and the Irishman series.
The third generation of the Wild Rose Ranch is growing up and the eldest, Ida O’Neill, is in love. A senior in high school, Sean and Ellen’s beautiful and spirited seventeen-year-old clashes with her overly protective father about Rusty Evans, a boy with a questionable past. Ida’s on the verge of taking big steps with Rusty, and Sean is bent on preventing that, echoing the long-ago conflict Sean had had with Liam over Ellen. Angry sparks and accusations fly between Sean and Ida. Then, as all seems at its worst, Ida’s life is suddenly and significantly altered, sending shockwaves through the whole clan and tests the resilience of those faced with dire adversity.
Davey Sullivan, Ida’s cousin and Alice and David’s oldest, also falls in love. But his life-changing first yet brief involvement with a girl named Delilah ends because he joins the long-dreamed-of rodeo circuit that will take him away for the summer and fall months. While on the circuit, he learns some of life’s lessons. In Denver, amid success, popularity, and wild nights of drinking and sex, he meets a girl named Sarah, who after the brief hello, he lets walk away. When he returns for the winter to the Wild Rose, he receives news about Delilah that sends him spiraling. Later, a new and wonderful relationship is tested when he has a brush with death. Now it’s his and his family’s resiliency that’s put to the test.
Rock-solid couple Sean and Ellen spar about an overly flirtatious horse buyer, a Victoria Parkhurst, who has come all the way to the Wild Rose from back east, seemingly to purchase one of the Wild Rose’s widely hailed Thoroughbreds. Enter Robert O’Neill. With his detective skills put in motion, a mystery begins to unfold. Amid all that, the forty-something couple are stunned with a later-in-life surprise.
Where the Mountain Touches the Sky, at 185,478 words, is rich with the well-developed strong characters and compelling story lines that abound throughout the Eva and the Irishman family saga. It teems with dramatic tension, humor, hot sex, and their life-long devotion to love, and to the large family of which they all belong.
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