Beth Borzoi begins the story with a huge mistake, stealing a valuable saddle. She has good intentions, thinking the saddle could be sold to aid some friends, but she complicates matters by taking a joy ride on a horse that does not belong to her, a horse that must be put down when she has an accident on it. With her family’s land in jeopardy due to a law suit, her father’s death in the middle of it all, her mother’s and brother’s anger, Beth sets off on horseback to find her grandfather, a man she has never met. She follows a wolf, Mercy, toward her grandfather’s home, going through several hazardous situations in the process.
This story was difficult for me in the beginning. As I continued to read, however, the myriad of story lines began to come together to make more sense. I was never quite sure of the role of the wolf, if he was real or spiritual, and felt like everything was left hanging at the end.
All in all, I enjoyed this book. It was well-written, and I would recommend it to those that have enjoyed Erin Healy’s books in the past.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.