The Hand of Fate (The Belanger Creek Ranch Series, #3)

The Hand of Fate The Belanger Creek Ranch Series Tim glared at Christina I guess I get the floor Quit being an ass and get a grip on yourself There is no need for anyone to sleep on the floor I m sure we are mature enough to make the best of this ro

  • Title: The Hand of Fate (The Belanger Creek Ranch Series, #3)
  • Author: Gloria Antypowich
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 278
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Tim glared at Christina I guess I get the floor Quit being an ass and get a grip on yourself There is no need for anyone to sleep on the floor I m sure we are mature enough to make the best of this rotten situation I m not going freak out if your leg touches mine It s not as if either of us is interested in anything other than sleep and keeping warm He stared atTim glared at Christina I guess I get the floor Quit being an ass and get a grip on yourself There is no need for anyone to sleep on the floor I m sure we are mature enough to make the best of this rotten situation I m not going freak out if your leg touches mine It s not as if either of us is interested in anything other than sleep and keeping warm He stared at her Are you suggesting we share the bed Thirty eight year old Christina Holmes is the office manager at Swift Current Accounting and Bookkeeping Services On the surface, she is a happy person that everyone likes, but in her heart, she carries pain She has MRHK syndrome Her marriage had deteriorated because of the rare congenital condition, and it ended in humiliation for her The experience is a secret that Christina has not shared with anyone since she came to Swift Current She has avoided intimate relationships, feeling less than a woman, and ashamed of the hand that nature dealt her She has allowed her condition to define her, making her certain that no one will love her as she is Forty eight year old Tim Bates came to Swift Current four years ago, when Colt Thompson hired him to manage Cantaur Farm Forsaken by his stepfamily, Tim was reeling from a contested family will, and an ugly divorce filed by his wife who had never truly loved him He was bitter and angry, trusted no one and despised women When he first arrived, Christina thought of Tim as a cold fish, and Tim saw Christina as an officious bitch However, during the past four years the two of them have developed a comfortable relationship but it isn t the kind that comes with intimacy, or fringe benefits When Tim Bates finds a picture on the old ranch hand s desk at Belanger Creek Ranch, he is stunned He reacts with suspicion that turns into feelings of betrayal and anger The picture becomes the focus of a mystery that involves people at the ranch people who have been friends for years The answers could forever change the lives of those involved Tim discovers that what he has always believed about his birth is not true Shaken, he turns to Christina for friendship and support Sometimes The Hand of Fate intervenes Will it bring unexpected miracles into the lives of these two friends This is a story of family ties, unconditional love, loyalty, powerful friendships, sacrifice, mystery and the realization of dreams that seem impossible This can be read as a stand alone book in the Belanger Creek Ranch Series The lives of Colt and Frank Thompson The Second Time Around, Book One and Shauna Lee and Brad Johnson Full Circle, Book Two intertwine with those of Tim Bates and Christina Holmes in this work of fiction.

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    About “Gloria Antypowich

    • Gloria Antypowich

      Gloria Antypowich writes Contemporary Adult Fiction In 2015 she published the Belanger Creek Ranch Series, a group of four books that can be read as stand alone, but will enrich the readers experience if they are read in sequence The series focuses on a group of people who have become as close as family because of the friendships they have created through their business relationships with the Belanger Creek Ranch.Gloria grew up on a farm and most of her married life has been lived on a ranch Human relationships fascinate her Ideas for stories can be found everywhere over heard conversations in a public place, a couple fighting in a restaurant, a story in the news, even a chance remark in a conversation with a friend She is enad with the power of words and she loves to use them to paint images of characters that become so real, they feel like they could be your next door neighbor.She does not believe that relationships are merrily happy ever after Relationships require commitment, give and take, compromise and consideration for each other in other words they take work Each individual has their own ideas, beliefs and needs Environment, upbringing and life experiences affect their personality and character Nothing is simple or automatically agreeable.Gloria is an avid reader of several different genres and listens to a wide selection of music A good game of cards, sharing a laugh with a friend over a glass of wine and spending time with her family are a few of her favorite things to do She loves to write and says her husband was her inspiration for the heroes in this series of books He was a cowboy, a rancher and a lover Gloria lives with her husband, in the central interior of British Columbia, Canada They are retired now, but they still have chemistry.

    366 thoughts on “The Hand of Fate (The Belanger Creek Ranch Series, #3)

    • Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' FavoriteIn The Hand of Fate by Gloria Antypowich, will Tim be able to tell Christina that having MRHK syndrome does not mean that she is not cut out for the intimacies of love?Christina appears to a healthy, happy woman. Since she took her job as an office manager at Swift Current Accounting and Bookkeeping Services, kept her past to herself. After a heartbreaking divorce from her ex-husband because she had the MRHK genetics disorder, she has shunned love a [...]


    • readers see the marriage of Christina Holmes crumbling due to her rare congenital condition, MRHK syndrome. She has managed to keep it a secret at her current workplace, the Swift Current Accounting and Bookkeeping Services. Her condition makes her ashamed and also makes her wary of getting into intimate relationships. Tim Bates knows Christina from the time he joined Swift Current and he had no high opinion of her. But over the course of four years, they have come to know each other better and [...]


    • The author’s descriptions about the lives and work of the characters transported me to the ranch where most of the action takes place. The characters are so vibrant and life-like that I found myself rooting for them throughout. The main protagonists Christina and Tim are friends and maybe something more. No spoilers here but suffice to say they both have their problems and are supported by friends and colleagues so close they are family in everything but blood.I felt that the underlying themes [...]


    • This is the third book in a series that I absolutely adore . This story revolves around Tim and Christina . They are the best of friends but there is something deeper between them . The secrets that each of them harbor will take their relationship from friends to the love that defies all. They have the Thompson family 's support , they are family to them . The help comes in so many different ways . As the family supports and helps them in every way possible . They show how much family means and [...]


    • Phew! What a roller coaster ride. Though The Hand of Fate is book 3 in the Belanger Ranch Creek series, it is the last for me to read. I already know what happens in book 4 because I read it first not realizing it was a series, but no spoilers from this reader. However, once I finished reading book 4, I knew I had to buy and read the other 3 books, which I did. Though each book can be read as a standalone without too much fuss, I suggest you read them all – you won’t be disappointed.Christin [...]


    • his third installment of the Belanger Ranch Creek series is one that will touch the readers' heart. Many of the characters I have begun to feel I know are back. But if you haven't read any others of this series, you won't be lost. The author has done an amazing job in that aspect. however you will be glad if you do grab the others. In the hand of fate, Christina Holmes and Tim Bates end up getting married and find out past secrets and future dreams can all be worked out with love and patience. T [...]


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