If Frank Peretti Wrote a Western, It Might Read Like This

The Ride of a Lifetime by Kitty McGregor is a contemporary western with the addition of angels, demons and occult practitioners.  Our hero, Lucas McCade, has left the rodeo circuit to be a husband to his wife and father to their teenage son.  He has uprooted the family from their Texas home to move to Oklahoma where he will become a ranch foreman.  His wife is thrilled; his son is resentful.

While the McCade parents are drawing closer to God and each other, son Connor is pulling away.  As he tries to help a troubled girl, the angelic and demonic forces surrounding the town are introduced to the story.  Frankly, I found this a bit distracting, because it was not consistent with the tone of the rest of the book.  I enjoy contemporary westerns and I enjoy Frank Peretti’s This Present Darkness books, but am not enthusiastic about them being mixed together.  Aside from the change in tone, the book is an enjoyable read with suspense building toward the climax.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

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About Lilibet King

I'm a mid-level manager for a national company, one that doesn't permit me to mention its name in a blog - I'm not that high up in the company. I'm an introvert who has trouble finding material on leadership for those who are introverted and/or shy, so I'm writing my own based on almost 20 years experience in management and supervision.
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One Response to If Frank Peretti Wrote a Western, It Might Read Like This

  1. TikkTok says:

    This is my next review to write…. 🙂

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