All her life Sophie Meecham was told that modesty was a virtue and sex before marriage was wrong, so when she learns that her step-mother slept her way up the corporate ladder before marrying her father, Sophie’s so angry and disillusioned she shows up unexpectedly at the Dancing Moon Ranch to...
Richard Hansen: "Richard Hansen" - "Ricky" - Sam & Susan's son; Marc's half-brother; 24 years old; Has dark wavy hair and black eyes; Was born with a blood disorder and needed a bone marrow transplant until Marc was born and his cord blood was used to save Rick's life; Is studying to be a veterinarian
Sophie Meecham: "Sophie Irina Meecham" - "Soph" - Brad & Yvette's daughter; Justine's stepdaughter; 23 years old; Has pale blonde curls and cobalt blue eyes fringed in long brown lashes; Just graduated from an all-girl's college
Sam Hansen: "Samuel Hansen" - Jayne's husband; Rick's father; Becca's stepfather; Jack's identical twin brother; Susan's ex-husband; Is now sterile after having chemo; Has dark brown hair with dusting of gray at his temples and sideburns and dark brown eyes; Is six-four and muscular; 54 years old
Jayne Hansen: "Jayne Hamilton" - "Rebecca Hamilton" - "Becky" - Sam's wife; Becca's mother; Rick's stepmother; Is tall and slender; Has long, black wavy hair, pale skin and bronze eyes with a greenish cast; Has, British, African, Indian, Irish & Philippine ancestors; 44 years old
Justine Page Meecham: "Justine Page" - Brad's wife; Sophie's stepmother; Grace's older sister; 51 years old; Is tall, slender and beautiful; Has wavy red hair and dark brown eyes
Brad Meecham: "Bradford Meecham" - Justine's husband; Sophie's father; Jen's ex-husband; A best-selling author and former war correspondent with post-traumatic stress disorder; Is tall with broad shoulders; Has dark hair and cobalt blue eyes; 58 years old
Adam Hansen: "Adam Jackson Hansen" - Emily's fiancé; Grace & Jack's son; Marc, Ryan, Jeremy, Joshua, Tyler & Maddy's brother; Was raised as Marc's fraternal twin but he is actually a cousin; 21 years old; Has brown hair and brown eyes
Emily: Adam's fiancée; Comes from a dysfunctional family, with an alcoholic father, drug addicted mother, and a brother who dropped out of high school; Had a back and forth, and on-again off-again type of relationship with Adam and Erik all through high school
Marc Hansen: "Marcus Allen Hansen" - Grace & Jack's adopted son; Susan Hansen & Marc Templeton's biological son; Adam, Ryan, Jeremy, Joshua, Tyler & Maddy's brother; Was raised as Adam's fraternal twin but he is actually a cousin; Ricky's half-brother; Has light brown hair with golden streaks and eyes that change from hazel to smoke gray to green depending on the light; 21 years old
Grace Hansen: "Grace Jean Page" - "Grace Templeton" - Jack's wife; Adam, Marc, Ryan, Jeremy, Joshua, Tyler & Maddy's mother; Justine's younger sister; Marc Templeton's widow; Has brown hair and brown eyes
Jack Hansen: "Jackson Allen Hansen" - Grace's husband; Adam, Marc, Ryan, Jeremy, Joshua, Tyler, Maddy & Jack Jr.'s father; Sam's identical twin brother; Lauren's ex-husband; Has wavy, dark brown hair and dark brown eyes; Is six-four of lean, solid muscle; 54 years old; Was in the Army
Becca Emery: "Becca Hamilton" - "Bec" - Chase's wife; Lindsey's mother; Jayne & Vince's daughter; Sam's stepdaughter; 25 years old; Has black, wavy hair and big brown eyes
Chase Emery: Becca's husband; Lindsey's father; Is in the Air Force and currently stationed in Afghanistan
Susan Renee Hansen: "Susan Renee Hansen" - Rick's mother; Marc Hansen's biological mother; Sam's ex-wife; Don's girlfriend; Lauren's friend; Has eyes that change from hazel to smoke gray and almost green at times; Had Sam open her a fitness center and then cheated on him with one of the fitness instructors; Has the body of a woman in her twenties but a face that screams middle age
Don: Susan's current toy boy; Wears snug workout shorts and tight tank tops; Is much younger than Susan and unemployed; Wears a ponytail
Ross: One of Susan's many toy boy's over the years; A fitness instructor at her gym; The man she cheated on Sam with; A muscular man
Mitch: One of Susan's many toy boy's over the years
Lauren Hansen: Jack's ex-wife; Jack Jr.'s mother; Susan's friend; A strikingly beautiful woman with jet black hair and cerulean-blue eyes; Was a child model, won the Miss Teen Oregon contest, was chosen Rodeo Queen and was a champion cutting horse rider; Was in prison for three years for smothering Jack Jr.
Buzz Newman: Rick's classmate from high school; Lauren's boyfriend's son
Erik Lindstrom: Emily's ex-boyfriend; Is in the military; A big guy with an athletic build, very blond hair and brows; Looks Scandinavian
Whispering Springs: Is in a cavern a fifteen minute ride by horseback from the ranch, and a short hike up the hill from the riding trail. Descendants of Native Americans living in the area claim that if a person sits in the hot springs pool and listens to the sounds inside the mountain they'll be freed of evil spirits.
Rick Hansen studied his mother as she went through a litany of excuses as to why she'd dropped in at his father's house at the ranch to see Rick, all the while trying to make her way to the real reason she'd come, which would be to borrow money.
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