A O Hilpert

"All the words I wrote, you will never read"

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Tobacco-chewing, rifle-wielding goodness!

I enjoyed ever minute of this read and I sincerely hope there is more to come, because I am on board for that!
Loved both lead characters in each chapter respectively, connected more with Waylan but that may be because of the seamlessly placed flashback.
The character of Bill Daniels is everything I'd imagine a notorious, no-nonsense badass to be in a classic Western. The authors writing (and great dialogue) placed me right there in that scene.
The only thing I wanna know is if Levi's a better shot than he is a gambler ;)

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Fun and Full-circle

I absolutely loved this story! I was completely engaged from the first chapter by the author's writing style.
The music choices for this story is just amazing and perfectly matching the scenes, when you take Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan and Lizzo without it feeling like you've skipped a beat or step out of place, you've struck gold. I loved the satisfying conclusion, not only because of the HEA but more so that the female lead learned to love herself above all else.

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Commendable first attempt

I have to commend the author on writing in a language that is not their first language. I know two languages fluently, but I could never comfortably write in Afrikaans. So big props for that feat alone. Unfortunately I couldn't connect with the story or the characters enough, but I believe each chapter the writing improved. So with time, research and reading stories of similar interest... this story could fly! I love the double meaning (the word to describe escapes me now)... of the title 'Ray of Sunshine' tying into the character name Ray; and then furthermore the contrast of the male lead's name being Dark. Thought that was cool. Keep writing, ALL stories need to be told regardless of who chooses to read them. Best of luck!

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Bravery of optimists in a cruel world...

So far, so good... A story that tells of incredible bravery of the young heroine to believe so purely in a stranger, even after being subjected to such cruelty her entire life.
There is hopes of a second chance story for the hero... hope that what we did in our youth does not always define our adulthood.
Louise Hope's niche is definitely writing steamy intimate scenes!
Certain descriptions of locales placed me right at the scene, living it myself.

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