At rint copy didn t survive the new dog we found and I wasn t able to Commit Thompson S Name To Thompson s name to forward 7 years and I m trying to catch upLily King has no idea how to run the horse sanctuary that she s recently urchased so when a friend offers to have euine veterinarian Regan O Connelli help her organize the sanctuary she jumps at the chance What she doesn t expect is a wounded man that attracts her like no one elseLily is the most unstructured unorganized woman that euine veterinarian Regan has ever met but he can t seem to get her out of his mind Still reeling from finding his fianc in bed with his best friend Regan doesn t want to get involved with Lily but The Time He Spends Around Her The time he spends around her the he remembers why he should avoid herI didn t know what to expect from Riding High the 14th book yes you read right in Thompson s Sons of Chance series so I was excited about reading it I m so glad I did too it s so different from her Wild About You series in the best waysAt first Lily came off as a moron I get that she was spontaneous and has a good heart so that s why she bought a horse sanctuary but did she bother to do any research on how to run it before or after the urchase No I was willing to give her some oints at first because I thought after the urchase No I was willing to give her some Japanese Etiquette points at first because I thought the story tooklace before the internet but no at one The Cowboy and His Baby point she looks up what to feedigs yet doesn t look up how to care for horses or run a sanctuary It didn t make sense to me or make her seem like a very smart Secure Location person That s what kept me from warming up to her However about halfway through Riding High Lily changed from inept but well meaning to a hard working intelligent woman and I admired her ability to admit her faults and correct themRegan was a great balance to Lily s flighty and unorganizedersonality He s reliable uiet and gentle which was surprising given how badly he was hurt in the The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, past He didn t follow the stereotype of disliking or being overly cautious about women oreople because his best friend and fianc betrayed him He was kind and considerate of Lily and though he didn t want to get involved with her he never treated her with any kind of disdain or suspicion I loved that about him and because I love a man who loves animals Regan s rofession and understanding of horses just made him all the delicious in my eyesRegan and Lily s story was eppered with appearances from the Chance family whom I haven t met yet but Reign of Ash (The Chosen plan to in the future but fell in love with They re boisterous loving nosey and loyal I loved the humor and familial love they brought to Riding High What caught me off guard was the appearance of a character from Regan sast While I liked the conflict that characters appearance brought. Un by the tightly knit Chance clan But damned if his libido hasn't erked up over the spirited redhead who looks a lot like trouble Lily King is the ueen of anti structure Turns out that makes running a horse sanctuary a chal.
Read Riding HighTo Regan and then to Lily I was disappointed with how uickly and easily Regan and this character resolved the conflict It felt like an empty resolution and made the initial conflict seem less serious than it wasOf course after finishing Riding High I went to the author s site to see what book if any came next in the series and imagine my surprise when I see that s best friend and his ex the series and imagine my surprise when I see that s friend and his ex fianc each have their own books At first I had a big uestion mark of confusion on my face I mean how the heck is Vicki Lewis Thompson going to explain what they did to Regan and make them likable enough to deserve a happy ending Talk about a challenge Now however I m very intrigued and super eager to see how those two characters lay out in upcoming booksFinal Verdict Riding High was an impressive read from an author I had discovered years ago It s definitely different from her other series and that s wonderful for new and old readers it s like getting different authors all in from one Fline en Lingerie place I can t wait to read the upcoming books nor can I wait to make time for therevious books in the series I got this book in a box of books that I bought at a book sale Reading the first Surface page I realized that I hadreviously read this book I remember liking the book the first time so I decided to keep reading Glad I kept reading Fourteenth in the Sons of Chance romance series revolving around the Chance family and their friends in Shoshone Wyoming The couple focus is on Lily King and Regan O ConnelliI couldn t wait to dive into Thompson s new installment in the Sons of Chance saga and was Orange 5 (オレンジ, particularly grateful to receive this eARC No I m still gonna do an honest reviewgrinMy TakeThis is typically Thompson with a sweet romance filled with decenteople with whom you d love to be friends Although there are some The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams people I d be happy to see dumped at seaThen there s Lily with her big heart as she slowly realizes that Nick and Regan made some goodoints our Lily is the The Scot poster girl for I can t say no I can get behind Lily shilosophy and I do agree with her to an extent However ain t it always the way kids and critters all need boundaries even LilyI have to confess I d react the same way Regan did butsighthe mature approach would have been to sit down and talk about it I hate maturity Still there are benefits to Regan s leaving and his actions could lead to a match made in heaven or the Peaceful Kingdom anyway lol Both will learn from each other and make Spring Snow peace with theirastsRegan does have some cool horse whisperer moves that make a lot of sense I should think the concept behind it would work for any animal And Lily learns some very useful ointers about running a sanctuary I do love that Regan. Lenge Regan's help is exactly what Lily needs not to mention the seriously sexy sparks that are flying between them Now she just has to convince this fallen cowboy to dust himself off and get back in the saddleand into her be. I enjoyed this read and thought it was a lovely story about finding "your way rebuilding your life after you were betrayed and starting over with "way rebuilding your life after you were betrayed and starting over with new love I thought the author showed how easy it is to misunderstand each other how men and women think differentlyLily is a very smart woman but with most smart eople they get bored Originally Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, posted on Tales to Tide You OverThis book has some issues mainly that there s a little too much back story on the Chance Family in the beginning to tie this into that series and a little too much focus on detailed sex for my tastes even for a Harleuin Desire but these two items aside it s a lovely look at coming to understand yourself and being willing to let yourself be vulnerable enough to take a chance on loveThe male main character Regan is broken for very good reason but not the one he thinks is theroblem He d caught his fiancee in bed with his best friend just six months earlier and is wallowing in the betrayal but it takes meeting Lily for him to see everything that led up to that crushing moment so he can learn the true source of his roblems She s an unexpected intrusion into his emotional
and one he cannot ignoreMeanwhile Lily knows all there is to know about rebound relationships having had her stomped on by one before Forewarned about Regan s recent history she s determined to keep her distance despite the instant attraction she feels If she can just keep things latonic as he helps her bring the horse rescue she s At the Wolfs Table purchased around into something viable without having her charges stage a coup everything will be fineLily s heart is too open for her own goodto Regan and to the rejected animals that come to her door Regan s is too closed because he sees only the uprootedart of his childhood without recognizing the foundationThis is a novel about learning your own motivations and discovering when surface appearances can be misleading both in Regan s interpretation of how he was raised and how Lily appears flighty when she s just searching for the job or erson to make her heart singI think the resolution could have used some of the space spent on the sex mechanics to be stronger one of the reasons I think it s too much sex and there s a small thread left dangling but the story is well written and thought out Both of them have to grow and learn before they re ready to commit to a shared future and that they re ready to commit to a shared future and that occurs on the age where we can share in their discoveryPS I received this title from the Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, publisher through NetGalley in return for an honest review Originallyosted on Adria s Romance ReviewsI m still fairly new to Vicki Lewis Thompson s books despite the fact that I read The Nerd Who Loved Me years ago Th. Saddle up There ain't a rider that can't be thrown And large animal veterinarian Regan O'Connelli was thrown hard when he discovered his fiancée with his best friend Now he's starting his life over at the Last Chance Ranch ,state and one he cannot ignoreMeanwhile Lily knows all there is to know about rebound relationships having had her