Journey to Hawk's Peak

Western Historical Romance

One woman’s desperation to escape will become the greatest journey of her life. 

Amanda Warren arrives in Briarwood, Montana, with one satchel and a dream. After death destroyed her happiness, she flees, unwilling to believe it is the end, yet her weary spirit thinks only of survival. 

Then she meets the Gallaghers. 

They take a chance and give her a home and a family, but is she strong enough to make a new start? 

Ben Stuart has seen more of life than he wants to remember, but with the Gallaghers he has found a place where he can forget times gone by and live the life he always wanted. When Amanda arrives at Hawk’s Peak, Ben sees a woman hiding from secrets and running from her past. How will he convince her that the journey is over? 

Join us on a journey to Hawk's Peak for a romantic adventure you'll never forget.

"This novel is a serious page-turner, and for fans of western fiction, it is a must-read."

— Readers' Favorite

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"Journey to Hawk's Peak by MK McClintock is one of the most gripping and thrilling western novels that anyone will ever read. This is probably the best novel that I have yet read as a reviewer. It clicks on all cylinders—grammar, punctuation, plot, characterization, everything. This novel is a serious page-turner, and for fans of western fiction, it is a must-read."
—Readers' Favorite

"MK McClintock is a master wordsmith and proves it once again with Journey to Hawk’s Peak. This magnificent novel has EVERYTHING anyone could ask for in an entertaining novel. There’s action, adventure, a love story, the Old West at it’s best and rivals the best production from Louis L’Amour. Pick this one up and enjoy then pass it on to anyone who loves westerns!"
—Amazon review

"What an exceptional amazing story line. Your characters are so lifelike and totally captivating. The devotion and love the entire family has for each other and others speaks volumes of their inner strengths and upbringing. Truly enjoyed your storytelling immensely. Glad to know the Gallagher saga is continuing!!!! Thank you very much."
—Amazon review

"MK, I purposely held off reading this book as soon as I had received it, which was the first day it became available, because I knew I would absolutely love it. As I always do when I receive a new book in one of your series, I went back and re-read the first four Montana Gallagher books. Once I started, I didn't put it down. I loved it!! All of your characters ... Ethan, Brenna, Gabriel, Isabelle, Eliza, Ramsey, Elizabeth, and now, Amanda and Ben ... I love them all!"
—M.L. Sullivan

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Dearest Reader, 

Little did I know that my first published book, Gallagher's Pride, would lead to a fifth Montana Gallagher book and yet here we are. Amanda Warren entered the Gallaghers' lives in book three, and I immediately knew she would need a story of her own. Her past held many unanswered questions, and I wanted to learn more about her and how she came to be in Briarwood. Ben Stuart, the ranch foreman at Hawk's Peak, has a bit of his own mysterious past, and the more time I spent with him and Amanda, the clearer their stories became. I hope you enjoy their tender, romantic adventure.

Be well, be kind, and enjoy!

~ Mk




Book 5

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“Would you rather continue to hide and live in fear of the unknown? You can resolve this by sharing your story with the Gallaghers. They have connections and influence that can help.”

Ben’s words ignited a spark within Amanda. “I wonder if I’m strong enough for a fight, if it comes to that. I was here for only the end of the troubles this family faced because of Nathan Hunter.” Amanda recalled those last days of Hunter with clarity. The destruction and fear he caused to his own flesh and blood had been abominable, and yet his grandchildren—Brenna and Ramsey—were stronger for it. “I don’t know how Brenna and Isabelle and Eliza got through it all.”

“You have the strength, and deep down, you know you’re capable of facing whatever might come your way.” He stepped closer, his voice soft yet unyielding. “You’re forgetting something very important about what Brenna and the others went through.”

Amanda’s eyes met his. She felt his strength and more palpably, his love.

“They weren’t alone, Amanda. Not for one minute, no matter if they were apart from the people they loved for a brief time. They were never alone. And neither are you.”

Excerpt © MK McClintock

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