Vermind the wagging tongues f the town gossips Sage fears that Adam will move on while Adam fears that Sage does not care as much for him as he does for her Will they work out their The Breakout Novelist issues Will they keep the ranch a float Will you read this book I hope so Ms Cole delivered a great read Arc copy suppliedn exchange for an honest review Samantha A Cole s best known for her Trident Security series and her Malone Brothers books While the Trident series and Malone Brothers are BDSM and Domination The Friar s a standalone book with less emphasis on sex but still the amazing storytelling that Ms Cole Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Czechoslovakia (Favorite Fairy Tales, Book 10) is so well known for Adams sent to prison for manslaughter a former Franciscan brother he spends time drifting until he comes upon the widow Sage Hammond He The Missing Link is told she needs help with her ranch but when she finds out he s an ex con his prospects don t look so good But a neighboring rancher shows up with his lackey and threaten Sagento selling her ranch Adam Working Girls intervenes Sage decides to keep him on and he s worth his weightn gold to Sage and her 2 children Events begin happening at the ranch and Hands of Flame (Negotiator Trilogy/Old Races Universe it s up to Adam to keep her safe but who from Ms Cole has written another 5 star mega hit that will keep you riveted from the very first page all of the way to the very end Samantha A Cole has a way of pulling a readernto the story that makes the reader feel like the book Speechless is happening around them Even though The Friars not the usual type of book I m used to reading from her as I was reading Sinister Sprinkles (Donut Shop Mystery, itt had the same effect on meAfter Adam Westfield a former Franciscan Friar Earthly Delights (Corinna Chapman, is released from prison he wanders wherever life takes him doing odd jobs until he feels the need to move onThat how he came to be at Sage Hammond s ranch when shes threatened by another rancher to sell her ranch He Stranded With The Tempting Stranger intervened and their story takes off from there Sages a widow raising two young kids trying to save the ranch that has been n her husband s family for many yearsSomeone wants the ranch at all cost Adam and Sage are working hard to try to save the ranch and at the same time try to discover who
wants the ranch enough to destroy others n their pathI absolutely the ranch enough to destroy others Suffer the Children (A Gardiner and Renner Novel Book 4) in their pathI absolutely the charactersn this book Adam Mindhunter is one of the most honorable men I know Went to prison doing what others would consider as an act of heroism He also kept a young kid from testifying so they would have to relive what had happenedSages just about working herself to the point of exhaustion after the death of husband doing everything she can to save the ranch It would of been so much easier for her to sell She s one very strong womanI like that this story didn t focus a lot on sex Not that there wasn t anythere was plenty of sizzle It has a strong story line that has a build up of Flawd intrigue that had me guessing on who wanted the ranch why they wantedt and Sweet Stallion if Sage and Adam were going to survive I love books that pull men and don t let go Adam was a man of God and The County And The Kingdom in a moment of rage did the unthinkable That had me hooked to read the book Thiss a totally different style of book that Samantha has brought her readers I was wondering how a romance between a Godly man and a widow would work out but Samantha nailed t Sage and Adam are perfect together and they need each other
things begin at the ranch she s trying to hold on to she s glad that Adam Crushed Ice is around The story was great as there was a build up to the sexual part of the characters relationship which I m glad of I couldn t put the book down once I startedt Well don. S willing to sell his soul to protect them But will t be enough A man trying to overcome his past A woman trying to secure her children’s future Can they both learn to live n the present and discover that second chances do existThe Friar s a stand alone novel and not related to any of Samantha A Cole's current series.when things begin
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time she herself Knowing that this book s a standalone and a different story than her normal series I was very excited to see how she would do Santa In Montana (Calder Saga it Adam and Sage are my new favorites Adam has been wandering around taking odd jobs after getting out of prison Searching for where God will lead him on his journey when he meets Sage a widow with 2 young children Ist Divine Intervention or just another stop on his journeySage hasn t even been The Moonshiners Daughter interestedn other men since the untimely death of her husband Mark Adam Emmas Orphans is an ex con a wayward traveler but shes drawn to him She needs to be careful though he could be dangerous not only for herself and her children but he might just steal her heartA Terrific Read 3 I must preface this review with a statement that Samantha s books are a 1 click for me I have very few authors Saints on Stage in my 1 click category I first sample authors through KU as thiss the only option Fading Echoes (Warriors: Omen of the Stars, in which I can afford my reading addiction Yeah no notnterested childhood happy hours in giving up this particular addiction I have read ALL of Samantha s books She writes about male characters who are strong love women but once they find the one they are committed to her from day one The female charactersn her books are strong ndependent women No fainting couch for these ladies The Friar s a departure from her previous books It Publish and Perish is about a man looking for redemption who stumbles upon a strong widow The widow Sage realizes shes ready to move forward after the tragic death of her husband and embrace the possibility of love again This story Given Time is about them finding each other with some twistsn the story line as always there The Book of Lamentations is an element of suspense The sign of a good authors being able to demonstrate versatility n their writing style A stunning read Although the characters have a different background from her Trident Security Series Samantha A Cole s characters and story line do not disappointI uite enjoyed reading a bit away from her norm and having a man of faith as a main character was great I really enjoyed the ntimate scenes being a bit toned down than her usual erotica The Best-Case Scenario Handbook it was very fitting for Adam His restraint at times was very endearing Sages one hell of a woman She s real and tough and yet still vulnerable Yet she s definitely NOT a damsel The Last Days of the Romanovs in distress Shes first and foremost a mother but she s still a woman The duality of The Fate of the Romanovs it makes for an extremely realistic character 375 Stars The Friars a romance between a religious man that paid for his sins and a strong single mother trying to keep her ranch afloat The story Miss Julia Takes Over (Miss Julia, is sweet and easy to read It also has a bit of a mystery and suspense Overallt s a solid bookeach time she
Adam was just a bit too perfect for my taste Honestly I didn t find anything special aboutwas just a bit too perfect for my taste Honestly I didn t find anything special about of the characters so to me this was a bit boring OMG What a fantastic story I love to read Samantha A Cole books This one LOSER is not like her other books The Friar she taken the readersn a totally different way I love the storyline of this book I could not put down the book at all I was drawn Home-Ec 101 intot with each page Sage Exterminating Angel is a widow trying to keep her husbands family ranch going with two kids While Adams trying to find his patch again You can understand Adam s thinking about why he did what he did you will love the chemistry between Adam and Sage You definitely need to read this story to find out what happened I promise you won t be disappointed Culture and Customs of Norway in this book Keep up the amazing work Samantha I can not wait. A 2017 Readers' Favorite Award Silver Medal WinnerThe Friar has been retitled The Road to SolaceAdam Westfields an ex friar just released from prison Unsure of his destiny he roams America hoping to find a purpose and forgiveness A widowed mother of two Sage Hammond s struggling to keep her horse ranch afloat Unable to. To read your next story Is there redemption for Brother Adam Westfield the
killer of a child molester n the midst of his Franciscan OrderJust overof a child molester Shake, Rattle and Roll in the midst of his Franciscan OrderJust over years later Adams out of Sing Sing prison for good behavior and overcrowded conditions Where A Private Midnight is he to goAdam ends up on a small ranchn Rosewood Oklahoma working for a widow named Sage An unfriendly neighbor wants to buy her out force her out Can the former Brother who was also trained n many forms of self defense by his police officer foster father keep Sage and her children safe She needs money
to keep up loan payments Where s that going to come fromARC Receivedkeep up loan payments Where The Mission of Mooney Rooney is that going to come fromARC Received Hidden GemsThis ebook was 399 at the time of this reviewOpinions Expressed here are entirely my ownHate to breakt to the Author but Sage would have had to have an outside job The Road to There in order to keep her tiny ranch going The acreage givenn the story Templars in America is too small for subsistence living She needed a thousand acre ranch or access to leasing a large acreageShe possibly could have made a living raising race horses cutting or reining horses but they would have to be big time money earners She obviously didn t have the money necessary to promote train and show her horses or buy money earnersn order to command decent prices for the foalsSo the premise of Sage s little world Used (Getting Inside of V, is a fantasy butt s nice to think about as possibleI liked the part about Adam finally finding his place Inside a Barn in the Country in life and Sage getting a second chance The Friar I am happy to say was wonderfull I should clarify I had no small amount of trepidation about reading this after all I love Ms Cole s Trident series her sexy strong honorable navy seals allnto BDSM but I feared a book about a friar would The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums it ruin my love of Ms Coles writing Hell not did not Why you ask Ms Cole s Friar may not be an ex navy seal but he Athena is a handsome honorable strong and protective man with a heart of gold son picking her hero Ms Cole never really left her formula she still gave me an honorable hero Adam Westfeikd was raised with his foster brother by a loving couple both solid community members their fister father a police officer who believed they needed to know he to protect themselves which Tales from the Toolbox is why Adam a friar had a black beltn Krav maga the very skill that would protect a young boy but land him n jail Friar Adam was sentenced to 10 years n prison which he accepted to save that young boy from testifying n the accidental death of his attacker but after five years of time served and being a model prisoner Adam was released Having resigned his position as a Friar he felt he could not mpose on his stepbrother and his family and took to the road picking up small jobs and moving on finally landing Det ordnar sig in Oklahoma and the Hammond FarmSage Hammond had been widowed and was now running her husband s family ranch by herself while raising two young children and wasn need of a ranch hand Leary about giving an X con a job she sends Adam on his way until he comes to her aid and gains her trustAs time passes Sage gets to see just how honorable sweet and caring Adam The Admiral is hes wonderfull with her children and continually their for her and her attraction to him grows but The Homunculus ist wrong to feel this way for a former celibate friar Adm feels the same attraction and one longer a member of the order Basic BASIC (Hayden computer programming series) is frets explore his attraction but his experiences limited and over twenty years oldThese two make a lovely couple and face several challenges a neighboring rancher trying to buy the ranch to a barn fire to a sniper shooting at Adam ne. Find a ranch hand willing to work for meager wages she’s close to giving up Then an answer to her prayers appears a uiet handsome stranger Adam Socialist Construction and Marxist Theory is fallingn love for the first time The Succubus in his life however strange things begin to happen at the ranch things that are putting Sage and her childrenn danger and he finds he’. .