A Reader's Opinion: TENDER TOUCH by Charlene Raddon




Readers of western romance will enjoy Tender Touch.

This is the first book I've read by the author and I wasn't disappointed in the time I spent with Brianna and Columbus. Brianna Wight escaped a horrible situation with success and now she must flee, but she can't do it by herself. Enters Columbus Nigh, a mountain man turned guide, with his own tragedies. He isn't what I expected from a typical western romance hero but this character had interesting depths to explore. Brianna's personality proved difficult from time to time but there was a reason for her behavior and I found myself sympathetic toward her plights.

The author is very descriptive when it comes to the era and landscape whether good or unpleasant. She engages the reader through to the end with an unexpected twist and a conclusion worthy of the characters.


Star Rating: 4 Stars | Content Rating: 4 Hearts | Reviewed by: Kaylie Morgan




They had lost everything that mattered . . . Three nightmarish years of marriage has shattered Brianna Wight's sheltered world. Leading her husband to believe she's been murdered, she flees to St. Louis . . . harboring terrible secrets that could be the death of her. The tragic loss of his Indian wife left Columbus Nigh a wanderer; necessity made him a wilderness guide. But now he finds himself drawn to the enigmatic woman who's hired him to lead her westward. Her gentle strength stirs his lonely heart . . . her tender beauty arouses his deepest passions. Would they find love again on a western journey? But the perils of the Oregon Trail pale beside the murderous wrath of the man who tracks them across the harsh frontier. Briana knows the only way to save herself and Columbus is to risk their tender love. Only then can she free herself from the horrors of the past—and embrace a rapturous future . . .

Print Length: 336 pages

Publication Date: April 6, 2016 (originally published in 1994)


Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.


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