Thrown by Love by C. Kelly
Book One of the Boots and Bulls Series
Congratulations to C. Kelly for being named a 2022 finalist for the Midwest Book Awards!
Publication Date: December 10, 2021
Carrie Nelson applies to be on a reality show to learn how to become a bull rider and ranch hand to help her family pay for an experimental medical treatment for her sister. When she agrees to be on the show, she has no idea what she has gotten herself into. The work proves to be physically demanding and dangerous; however, it is the ranch owner, Joel Roulston, who is the one thing she could never have anticipated. While experiencing the unexpected ride, will Carrie allow herself to be thrown into love?
Joel Roulston reluctantly agrees to the reality show filming on his family’s ranch, so he and his siblings can get their childhood home out from under a mountain of debt. Carrie Nelson is nothing like what he expected; for one thing he never expected the greenhorn to be a woman, for another she’s breathtaking. His world shifts even more when he discovers she is more than just beautiful; she is compassionate, selfless and kind. In addition to his initial worry that the greenhorn will get hurt, Joel also has to confront his own feelings for the spunky woman who arrived on his porch. When reality catches up to him, will Joel realize that love has just thrown him on the ride of his life?
“C. Kelly is a gifted writer with fluid and descriptive prose that quickly transports you into the story. She has a knack for making you see the characters as genuine and relatable, and the events totally plausible. Anyone looking for a unique, feel good story – this is it! A story of pure and innocent love so engrossing, you won’t want to put it down. This may be Kelly’s first novel, but it is definitely not her last! I hope to see Carrie and the other characters return in a sequel very soon!” – M. Dellwo
C. Kelly remembers coming home from a sidewalk sale at her local library with an armful of romance novels in junior high. She fell in love with happily ever afters and is thrilled to be bringing her own happily ever after stories to life. When she’s not writing, she loves laughing and spending time with her family in Minnesota. She camps every chance she gets, cheers on the Vikings during their season, plays bunco, loves to travel, and finds inspiration for her stories and characters everywhere she goes.