Catherine Anderson is such a magical writer, and I absolutely love that she sets her stories in Oregon as that's where I'm from. The heroine of Morning Light, Loni McEwen, has been dreaming of her cowboy ever since she was a toddler,
and these dreams have seemed very much real - and yes, they have manifested in real life in the form of the
very real and very much alive Clint Harrigan. Anderson does a pretty decent job with the much-overwritten
career of heroine's past: Loni has visions. Her current visions? Of a big fluffy Saint Bernard protecting a little boy from the cold of the woods. It's up to her to convince a skeptical
father that his little boy is lost. Why does Clint not believe a word of Loni's story about a missing
child? Because Clint Harrigan is single…with a capital S. No exes, no girls on the side, and definitely no kids...
or so he thought.
It turns out that, yes, it
does only take one time to create another life and a lying woman to keep you in the dark about it. Loni's dream cowboy
has serious doubts about her sanity when she arrives on his doorstep demanding that he help her find a missing
child and his dog. What makes him doubt his own sanity is that Clint thinks he's falling for this Catholic clairvoyant.
Clint's son is in serious trouble if he and Loni can't find him in time. Tracking him through the Shoshone wilderness is no easy feat, and time is running out. The time spent in the wilderness draws Loni and Clint closer
as they form an invisible bond.
Morning Light is a wonderful book; Oregon is such a beautiful backdrop, and Clint Harrigan and Loni McEwen are perfect for each other. Anderson is a superb writer well-tuned
to her craft.