Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: August 2003
Duration: 11 hours 33 minutes
Jake, a cruel and abusive husband, inexplicably sends Nan and her son to a Western dude ranch. There, they recover from their mistreatment, and meet Ben, the ranch owner. Ben is a Western man schooled by his faithless ex-wife in the ways of human unhappiness. Nan and Ben realize
that they have much in common, and that they share a mutual attraction. However, Nan still has hopes that Jake can reform. But when Nan and her son return home, Jake's hostility drives the boy to attempt suicide. Nan gets the message that it's time to leave Jake and find a new life. This book will give hope to anyone in an abusive, silencing relationship.