Synopses & Reviews
No writer today more compellingly explores the emotional heart of a family than Fern Michaels. In her New York Times bestseller Kentucky Rich, she brought together the next generation of Colemans and Thorntons, the legendary characters from her earlier Vegas and Texas books, drawing readers into the turbulent lives of a horseracing clan headed by the indomitable Nealy Coleman Diamond. In "Kentucky Heat," Nealy faces new challenges, as her love for her children is tested almost to its breaking point,
With Nealy, horses come first. So when her two grown children's irresponsible acts nearly cost her Shufly, the foal that carries all her hopes for the Triple Crown, she throws them both off Blue Diamond Farms.
To the world, Nealy looks unbreakable. Inside, her heart has shattered, as she struggles alone to build her racing stables into the best in Kentucky -- and Shufly into the horse of the century. When Hatch Littletree, her ex-husband's law partner, pays an unexpected visit, he brings Nealy both much-needed comfort and turmoil, as he urges her to heal the painful rift with her children.
Raw with emotion, and yet filled with unstoppable determination, Nealy will stand strong. . .and ultimately, triumph.
The second Kentucky novel continues the story of the Coleman and Thornton families. Nealy Coleman Diamond nearly loses Shufly, the foal that carries her hopes for the Triple Crown, due to irresponsible acts by her two grown children. When attorney Hatch Littletree, her husband's former partner, pays a visit, he's determined to help Nealy heal the rift with her children.