Cowgirls Don't Cry
Big city life is the only thing Danielle Baker has ever known. A defying rebel, she isn’t afraid to sport blonde dreads, a nose stud, and an attitude that challenges the sanity of even the New York City police. She has a knack for late nights, under aged drinking, and stirring up trouble with her boyfriend Paul. When Dani has finally pushed her parents to the breaking point, the court gives her a choice: spend time in juvenile detention, or get out of NYC to live with a brother she barely knows. She is shipped from her home in The Big Apple to a tiny town in Montana. Downey, Montana is the town where everyone knows everyone, skyscrapers don't exist, and early mornings consist of feeding the livestock and plowing the fields; it's everything Dani never dreamed of.
As Dani adjusts to the new lifestyle as a country-girl, she's faced with challenges she never thought she'd have to endure. Things like staying ON the horse instead of falling off and not angering the bulls to the point of being chased. Securing the friendship of two unusual people—a flamboyant diva named Benji and a redheaded spitfire called Lizzy—helps a little, but life as a redneck is miserable--until Dani meets Chase. Not only is Chase the handsome ranch-hand who works for her brother, but he's also the star football player and scholar of the countryside high school fondly referred to as Marsh Valley.
Chase is everything Dani has never experienced in a man. He treats women with the utmost respect, and he can sure make her laugh. Dani isn’t used to this humble manner, and she’s not sure what to think about it, but boy does he look good in wranglers. Just as Dani thinks that she's finally starting to fit in—her ex-boyfriend shows up a week before her eighteenth birthday, begging her to come home with a promise to change his ways. Saying no to Paul is a terrifying thought—but saying goodbye to Chase is even scarier. Now, Dani must make a choice that could end up making—or breaking—her