REVIEW: Red Dirt Heart by N.R. Walker

Red Dirt Heart - N.R. Walker



♥♥♥ 4.5 STARS ♥♥♥




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"I thought you had demons, you know, like everyone else. But you're not fighting demons, Charlie. You're fighting a ghost. And you don't even want to win."

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Charlie Sutton is a man that is running Sutton Station, a ranch in Australia, after his father passed away. There are a few select people who know he is gay, his father was one of them and that didn't turn out so good. His father told him to hide who he was because it took a real man to run a ranch. This is why he isn't eager to shout it out to the whole world that he is attracted to men. Things become a bit difficult for him when an agronomy student from the U.S. named Travis Craig, arrives to Sutton Station to work temporarily in order to learn about the landscape. No matter how much Charlie wants to ignore how he feels, he can't, because with each passing day the attraction grows stronger. It doesn't help that Travis seems to be interested in him as well.




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"You're right. I'm different around you. I can be me around you. From the second I saw you sitting in Ma's kitchen, I knew I was in trouble."

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I really loved this book! Charlie was a stubborn man, who can't seem to forget the words his dead father said to him. He can't help by doing exactly what his father told him to do, hide his sexuality. I felt for him because he seriously believed he could never find happiness and that no one would ever love him. Especially when he was fully committed to the isolated ranch. I loved that Travis challenged him. I loved that Travis didn't give up and kept pushing Charlie into realizing he deserved love. I absolutely loved the chemistry between them. I couldn't help but smile because of it. Travis I adored completely, he was a southern gentleman, so sweet and hot all at once. Charlie I really liked as well, but he did frustrate me at times. Together they were perfect.




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"It's real, and you're the best thing to ever happen to me. He told me I would never be happy, that I didn't deserve it. But I am happy. and I do deserve it."

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The story was well written and I also really liked the supporting characters. This book was a bit emotional with a touch of angst, but it wasn't overwhelmingly so. I loved that I was able to feel the connection between Travis and Charlie. The sex scenes were scorching! I was worried about the setting of the story being in Australia, but I actually loved it, and I liked learning a bit about the terrain. It was such a wonderful story! I am so glad that their story continues because I just loved Charlie and Travis so much. I can't wait to get into the next. I definitely recommend this one.





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