"A HEARTFELT, WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCE THAT LEAVES YOU CRAVING FOR MORE!"
This intriguing story in "TO HAVE AND TO HOLD" portrays how one woman's strength and determination helps her to survive the horrifying challenges she was forced to face in a battle for survival. The story unfolds in a picture-perfect setting of the burning desert of Utah as we are introduced to Tempest Whitney, while she struggles to protect her homestead, after becoming a widow with two children, and finding herself in a no-win situation. Her husband left her nothing, and the serious debt could leave her homeless. The suspense becomes intense in this page-turner with every decision that Tempest makes, from crawling out of a black hole after the death of her husband, to a scheming rancher, to a complicated relationship with Buck Maddux. A stranger, released from prison, finds passion in his heart for Tempest. Charlene Raddon delivers an exciting, historical romance as she describes the good, the bad and the ugly through unforgettable, colorful characters. The interesting story is filled with mixed-emotions, lust, fear, and love. Through this adventure, you will laugh, and cry as you witness several events that tug at the heart. Tempest Whitney follows a dark, scary road, and must close the door of horror, before walking through the golden gates. Does Tempest fall in love with Buck? The author shows the reader how we become stronger, after making mistakes, and how those mistakes can bring wisdom and hope to a new life of happiness. "TO HAVE AND TO HOLD" is as touching as LOVE STORY, as heartwarming as AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, and as captivating as THE COURAGE TO LOVE.