The ranch in Round Top, Texas that the Westlake Group invested in years before, first mentioned in Book 1, Fool Me Once, doesn’t actually raise Texas Longhorn cattle but the logo for Round Top Ranch lends itself beautifully to having longhorns along the top of the “T” because Longhorns are so synonymous with the state of Texas.
In Book 2, A Bitter Wind Blows, Luc, Ronnie, Rickie, Andee and her husband, Frank, travel to Texas for a weekend at the ranch, and spend a fun day at the Riverwalk in San Antonio.
The RTR ranch gets a mention at the end of Book 3, Signs of Life, but plays a much larger role in Book 4, Ride A Pale Horse, which features Stephanie Deschaines, Luc’s daughter, as a main character. Imagine Stephanie’s surprise when she returns to Tennessee for a visit with Luc and Ronnie and encounters…a Texas Longhorn…in a neighbor’s pasture. (Actually, it’s the ground she encounters when her horse is as startled by the sight as she is…and does what horses do!)
Book 3 was recently completed and is awaiting its first round of edits with The Wild Rose Press. Book 4 is the current work in progress.