Chasing Embers (Heart Ranch, Book 2

  • Author: Caryl McAdoo
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Print Length: 292 pages
  • Release Date: May 27, 2016
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  • GenreChristian
  • Purchase on Amazon

Book Summary

She tried to forget him. But could embers remain in her heart?

ANNABELLE HART thought owning the family ranch would be everything she ever dreamed of and more. The Montana wilderness has always flowed like blood through her veins, but she can’t understand why her heart feels so empty inside.

Three years after leaving Montana to become a wild land firefighter, COLTON BROOKS still dreams about the girl he left behind at Hart Ranch. He prays for her happiness, believing she deserves someone better than him, but doubts he will ever love again.

When their paths intersect again, will the embers of their past romance be rekindled, or will an unexpected disaster change life as they know it forever?

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Guest Post from Rachel Skatvold

Chasing Embers is a sequel I have been excited to write since the release of Escaping Reality over two years ago. To be honest, while writing book one, I thought it would just be a standalone story and not part of a series. However, Logan’s strong-willed little sister, Belle, was determined to have her own story and I’m thrilled that she is finally getting one!

One of the theme verses from Chasing Embers is Ephesians 3:20, which says, “Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” In the story, the characters go through some trials that seem impossible to overcome. In order to keep their loved ones and the ranch safe, the Hart family must cling tightly to their faith and trust that God always keeps his promises. The events of the story also serve as a reminder that God can do mighty things through us if we allow him to.

Chasing Embers is a heartwarming tale of lost love, second chances and choosing to love even when it is difficult. Be prepared to laugh, cry and rejoice with Belle and Colton as you read their love story. To find out more about Chasing Embers by Rachel Skatvold, read the summary above.

<h2><span class="wrap"><span class="inner">About The Author</span></span></h2>

Rachel Skatvold is a Christian author and stay-at-home mom from the Midwest. She enjoys writing inspiration-al romance and encouraging blogs. Rachel completed her first series, the Riley Family Legacy Novellas in 2014 and is now working on the Hart Ranch Series, set in the Montana wilderness. She is also a contributing author in the Whispers in Wyoming Series. Other than writing, some of her hobbies include singing, reading and camping in the great outdoors with her husband and two young sons.

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Book Review by Bree Herron

This was the first book by this author I have read and overall it was really good. I wish I had read the first book in the series to get a better background,but this was a book you could read alone. I really liked the setting of a ranch in this book and the characters were some of the strongest I have encountered.


Annabelle “Belle” is one gal that seems to do it all. She carries a lot of responsibility in her life.  She has a heart but it is a bit hard to crack into, enter Colton. Colton was a man with a mission to find ways to put the fire out. I really felt like his career and path in life were the strongest to believe. I could see his passion for his work.

These two together were certainly a couple, it took a while for that to build but it was similar to how it works in the real world.


Give me a Montana setting any type, at any length. I always love traveling home through the pages of a book or a long car ride.


Overall, a nice book with likeable characters. I think it could be read as a stand alone or of course in order. It was a fun read,and easy to get into. I think fans of sweet romances will enjoy this book.

I Rate it

**DISCLAIMER: I was provided an opportunity to read this book as an Advanced Reader Copy in return for a fair and honest review.

<h2><span class="inner">Giveaway</span></h2>

To celebrate her tour, Rachel is giving away a grand prize of a $30 Amazon gift card!!Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Find out all the details and enter to WIN at Chasing Embers Celebration Tour Giveaway.

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  1. Rita Wray

    Sounds like a good read.

  2. Dianna

    I like that you can enjoy it without having read Book 1.

  3. Vivian Furbay

    Would like to read this book to see how this relationship goes.

  4. Emma

    This sounds like an interesting story!

  5. Arletta

    Thanks for the review. I’m always happy to learn of new releases/new authors.


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