To Be Released Soon ~ A novel about a Colorado country family, a five-thousand-acre ranch in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and a rare mustang. A western drama, romance, and mystery.
Meet Luke Crawford Barrett, one of the main characters in this western saga.
"I'm Luke, twenty-six years old. I’m a simple cowboy. My family tells me I don’t speak much. I speak when I have something to say. I’ve got one thing on my mind, I’m saving mustangs, one at a time. The Colorado Western Slope runs wild with them, and people want to destroy them.
I was born and raised on the Crawford Ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. I have a wise dad, Quint, who has taught me work ethics and strong values.
My absentee mother tries to run my life from Texas and wants to marry me off to some social debutant. Under the strict hand of a Bible thumping grandmother, I’ve learned about God.
The family is anxious I find a girl of good stock, someone who knows how to shoot, roundup cattle, and drive a tractor.
I know what I want. I am my own man.
Betty Slade’s novel is coming into print, and I have found my life spread across social media and monthly newsletters. I’m a private guy and want to keep to myself, but she insists on telling my story. Luke
Read more in the November Newsletter and learn how I found a goldmine in Disappointment Valley and met a girl I couldn't get off my mind.
Cinnarue—The mustang from Disappointment Valley, (working title) novel, to be released March/April, 2023. Subscribe to this newsletter and live the saga of drama, romance and mystery with Luke and Bree.