*** Recipient of InD’tale Magazine’s Crowned Heart of Excellence *** Two lives cross in a fateful roadside encounter. When ranch life turns deadly, will their unexpected love survive? Addie Malory is struggling to improve the rundown farm she bought. And though she knows she can’t do it alone, she won’t tolerate men who think they can just take advantage of a pretty woman. Worried all her hard work will amount to nothing, both her hopes and her heart lift when she hires a hunky capable ranch hand. Cade Brody’s past has left him broken. Drifting between rodeos after a shocking betrayal, he’s grateful to the pretty farm girl and her offer of a job. But after thugs vandalize the property and harass his gorgeous new boss, he puts aside his wounded heart as his protective instincts ignite. With Addie’s dream in danger under a barrage of financially damaging attacks, she wrestles with the risk of her red-hot feelings for her rugged employee. And when his own past returns to haunt him, Cade may have to choose between protecting the woman he loves and the healing reconciliation he’s wanted for years. Will Addie and Cade fend off disaster and give into their desires? Broken Cowboy is the breathtaking first book in the tantalizing Montana Men series. If you like strong women, brooding ranchers, and sizzling chemistry, then you’ll adore Jamie Schulz’s steamy tale.