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The Forest Ranger's Return (The Forest Rangers #6)

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The Soldier's Second Chance

After being injured in Afghanistan, former soldier Dal Savatch thought he'd lost everything. But working on a horse ranch for disabled children teaches him to appreciate the life he still has. When the new forest ranger in town turns out to be Dal's first love, his tranquil world is turned upside down. For years, Julie Granger's been carrying a
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 21st 2014 by Love Inspired (first published December 3rd 2013)
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Feb 18, 2014 rated it liked it
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An enchanting romance that will capture your heart

This exquisite, heartrending tale is a timeless account of two star-crossed lovers and their very personal journey of self-discovery. After a vast twenty year separation when the moment {or ‘meet – cute’} arrives for them to be reunited, it undoubtedly breaks your heart. This ’Love Inspired’ romance tugs at those emotional ties, by telling a traditional story of powerful bonds that unites us. You may initially predetermine that their reconciliati
Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Dal Savatch lost part of his leg in Afghanistan and came home to work with his best friend on a horse ranch for disabled children. He’s meets up with the new forest ranger while running and realizes that it’s Julie Granger. She was the love of his life while growing up. He feels like his life means nothing since he might never be able to father children and Julie grew up in foster homes. Something happened to her in one of the homes and she feels like she can’t have a happy life with anyone. The ...more
Mar 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Forest Ranger's Return is a very touching story. Dal Savatch works at a horse ranch for amputee children. He understands the children the children since he lost a leg in the war. Julie returns home with a past history. She was raped in a foster home as a teenager. They are both dealing with issues. Marcus is a troubled boy who goes to the ranch. Lost his parents and has no other family. Marcus is a pain at the ranch but with Dal and Julie's help he overcomes his issues. Dal and Julie end up ...more
Jul 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Dallan Savatch and Julie Granger were high school sweethearts. When Julie's parents died in a car accident she went into the foster system. She and Dal remained friends for a while but then she suddenly stopped writing, stopped taking his calls, and just disappeared. Suddenly she shows up in town as the new Forest Ranger and works with Dal to clear a trail and create a camping spot for the kids from Sunshine Ranch.

Very enjoyable story!
Jan 06, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Julie Granger is the new Forest ranger. Dal Savatch has made it home from Afganistan, but without a leg. They both have hurts to heal. Can they get back together after being separated in high school?
Harlequin Books
"There are a number of touching and uplifting scenes, especially between Julie and Marcus. The characters exhibit realistic growth as they remind the reader of the fragilities of life and the importance in seeing the value in others." RT Book Reviews, rated 4 stars
Gabriele Phillis
Loved the story!
Pat Barfay
A great story about two people who came back together after 20 years apart. Their story is romantic and shows how God works in His mysterious ways to bring about reconciliation.
Feb 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A Clean Modern Christian Romance. A story that includes disabled children living on a ranch. A cool story.
Feb 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A great book! I loved every great minute of it.
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Leigh Bale is Publisher's Weekly best selling author. She won the prestigious RWA Golden Heart in 2006 and was a finalist for the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, the Write Touch Reader's Award and the Bookseller's Best Award. She is the daughter of a retired U.S. forest ranger, holds a B.A. in History with honors and loves spending time with family, weeding the garden with her dog Sophie, and wa ...more
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