Cowboy Away

In the Reins Equestrian Romance Series Book 2

Cowboy McKennon Kelly’s haunting past was a well-kept secret around the Green Briar stables, despite how hard newcomer cowgirl Devon tried to get to know him. As much as he wants to let go of his ghosts and learn to love this woman waiting for him, the grip his demon has on him is holding him hostage. If McKennon is going to move on with his life (and with Devon), he has a score to settle with death. But does he really want to move on? Can he? Does he deserve any happiness after what he did? Lost in a world of self-blame, McKennon struggles to cope with the relationships of his past, but accepts he must face some of them in the present in order to create a future.Cowboy Away, the highly anticipated sequel to In the Reins, an EQUUS Film Festival Literary Award winner for Best Western Fiction and two-time Feathered Quill Book Award recipient, journeys through McKennon’s dark and tortuous past. A cowboy on a quest for revenge, McKennon hits the road with nothing but his memories, a pistol and hope to put his demon to rest.


"Sequels can be difficult to write, but not for Carly Kade. Cowboy Away is fantastic and without a doubt one of the best sequels I have ever read. This follow-up to In The Reins brings McKennon's and Devon's story full circle, yet leaves you hungry for more! I very highly recommend this equestrian romance!" -​ Laurie Berglie, Author of Where the Bluegrass Grows

"Carly Kade hits another home run with her sequel to In the Reins. As much as I enjoyed the first book, I like this one even more. She strikes the perfect balance between making her characters human and revealing their flaws, while still allowing us to love them and root for their success. I loved the backstory she developed for McKennon - he's even sexier in this book than he was in the original." - Amy Elizabeth, Author of the Aspen Eyes Series

"I had such a fun time finally learning about our handsome mystery cowboy in volume 2. It truly kept me at the edge of my seat, waiting to see what happens next as the story unfolded. If you liked the first book, you will LOVE the second one." Horses & Heels Equestrian Lifestyle Site

"If you love horses, then I give Cowboy Away five blue ribbons, and if you love the romance genre, then I'd give it five golden hearts. And if you love both those things ... that makes it a solid 10!!!" Sarah Evers Conrad, Equestrian Journalist, Lexington, KY

"Many of the horse books I read are categorized as young adult (and that’s the genre I write) and I haven’t run across many equestrian series that are written for adults AND also truly dive into the horse world. Carly Kade is a lifelong equestrian who rides and shows her beautiful paint mare in Western pleasure. She also features Western pleasure and breed shows (Quarter Horse & Paint) in her series and I appreciate this setting! I grew-up showing in pleasure events and it’s fun to be back in that environment for a love story." - Brittney Joy, Author of Red Rock Ranch Book Series
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About Carly Kade

Carly Kade is an award-winning equestrian author from Arizona. Creative writing makes her spurs jingle! She writes fiction about horses, horse shows, western pleasure and a handsome cowboy or two. Her books are for people just like her ... crazy about reading, horses and cute cowboys! Carly's novel, In the Reins, inspired by the equestrian lifestyle is an EQUUS Film Festival Literary Award Winner for Best Western Fiction and has earned two Feathered Quill Book Awards in the Romance and Adult Book featuring Animals categories.

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