Harden Long writes romance novels. Just
like the tales that his mother used to read to him when he was
a child. One of them, The Orphaned Prince has just been
picked up for publication. However, he has just lost all his
buddies as they feel real men don’t write romance – Harden
must be gay. It does not matter they he lives for football,
brassy, overly-made-up blondes and the occasional beer.
Cooter has decided that Harden Long has
written about his life – and he wants his throne (the Canadian
throne) or at least his crown jewels. He sells his trailer and
everything he owns except for his truck and heads to Calgary
to claim his birthright.
Dixie Dawn lives with Cooter. When he
sells her home she goes with him to Calgary. Someday she will
have the life she wants and feels she deserves. ‘Till then she
The first meeting between Harden and
Dixie Dawn makes them wonder if they have met the one person
each of them has always searched for. And what do they do
about Cooter? Does happily-ever-after ever occur?
The Secrets of Harden Long
left me with a smile on my face. I found myself reading the
story, forgetting myself and laughing out loud in the middle
of a Starbucks. Peter A. Brandt knows how to write at story
with dry wit. His ability to show how ludicrous life and
people can be is very well developed. If you like humor with
some romance you will thoroughly enjoy this book.