By Kathryn Stevens
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That night, Gram served up a lecture along with dinner. “As soon as Brynna mentioned this program, I started reading up on it,” Gram said. And how long ago was that? Sam wondered. Gram had seemed surprised, but apparently only Sam had been kept out of the loop. “There’s not a lot of data so far, but it’s working. In most other programs, seven out of ten kids are back in trouble inside of a year. ” “I was just thinking,” Sam said, remembering the joy on Mikki’s face as she watched the horses gallop across their pasture.
Brynna took a breath before she went on. “And the girls would do so much better here than at the Gold Dust. Mr. Slocum’s volunteered, but Sam would be a far better influence than—” Brynna gestured in the general direction of Linc Slocum’s ranch, and Sam mentally filled in the blank. Rachel. The most popular girl at Darton High School, Rachel Slocum was beautiful, catty, and selfish. Her rich father gave her whatever she wanted. Rachel was bored by horses, and she’d scorn girls who had the bad luck not to be born wealthy and pretty.
Sam laughed. If the three rustlers she’d seen were representative of crooks…well, only one of the three had seemed very smart. “The brand inspector saw animals without brands,” Brynna said, “but none appeared to be range horses. ” At that, Sam couldn’t repress a frown. Neither could Brynna, though she worked at being tough. Sam didn’t know if she worked so hard at it because she had a responsible job, or because she was a woman in a mostly male profession, or because she was hiding a soft heart.