Mad Dash | Critical Book Review

Mad Dash by Sage Evans offers readers a journey into the world of Western romance, blending humor and love. The characters grapple with their pasts, striving to uncover their true selves before realizing the essence of genuine love.


Unraveling in Wyoming

Christa finds herself unexpectedly back in Higgins, Wyoming, managing her father’s tannery, a far cry from her post-college plans. As she tackles her father’s MS symptoms and endeavors to revamp the struggling tannery, a chance encounter with cowboy Carter Corbett at the 100th Annual Whiskey Mile Frontier Days & Rodeo ignites a relationship that threatens to disrupt all her carefully laid plans.


Love Amidst Cowboy Dreams

Carter’s determination to win Christa’s heart clashes with her resolve to keep a distance. A poignant twist occurs when Christa meets Jake, a leukemia patient yearning to experience life as a true cowboy. The narrative unfolds as Christa sets aside her reservations to craft the perfect cowboy dream day for Jake, forcing both her and Carter to confront their pasts and make choices about their futures.


Life in the Cowboy Lane

Sage Evans masterfully paints a vivid picture of the cowboy way of life, capturing the energy of rodeos, the intricacies of horse care, and the sense of community on a ranch. Readers will find themselves transported to the rugged landscapes of Wyoming.


Beyond the Love Story

In addition to the central romance, Evans skillfully delves into the intricate lives of characters dealing with illnesses. Jake’s journey, despite leukemia, involves learning to guide his favorite horse and managing ranch responsibilities. Christa’s father, Leland, navigating worsening MS symptoms, contributes to the tannery, sells beef jerky, and grapples with personal challenges, offering readers a profound look at characters whose lives extend beyond mere side scenes.


A Western Rom-Com Gem

Mad Dash not only delivers a heartwarming love story but also explores the richness of lives touched by illness. With its captivating portrayal of the cowboy lifestyle and compelling character development, this novel is a delightful addition for those seeking a Western rom-com to grace their bookshelves.


Final Thoughts

“Maybe there is no perfect love story. There’s only love. Precious, powerful, and terrifying.” Dive into Mad Dash for a taste of love amidst the rugged beauty of Wyoming.

Book Information

PublisherGenrePrint LengthISBN
IndieBookViewRomance246 pages9798988328117

Mad Dash by Sage Evans offers readers a journey into the world of Western romance, blending humor and love. The characters grapple with their pasts, striving to uncover their true selves before realizing the essence of genuine love. Unraveling in Wyoming Christa finds herself unexpectedly back in Higgins, Wyoming, managing her father’s tannery, a far…