Randall Dale grew up in a ranching family. No stranger to long days in the saddle, Randall draws heavily on his experiences to bring a new breed of western novels. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and while there was a member of the rodeo and livestock judging teams. He is a past Arizona champion of the United States Team Roping Championships and continues to compete when time permits.
Randall is a devoted family man and successful businessman with a flair for writing, and an interest in all things western. He currently lives in rural Southeastern Arizona with his wife. They enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.
A good horse gone bad and a young, ambitious cowboy meet in an epic battle of wills in the dry and dusty southwest. Hard working and honest to the core Ricky Richardson, taught by one of the best, is injured in a freak horse accident that leaves him in the hospital and the horse dead. After six weeks of recovery and without work he is desperate for a job. An offer comes with a catch, he must show up with a horse to ride and the only horse in his price range is a mistrusting black with a history of having been mistreated. He is cheap for a reason as Ricky would soon learn. Both stubborn, one will have to give. Which one will it be?
A tender and emotional story of the bond that develops between a horse and his owner. That bond is tested as the young man and his horse endure an almost unbearable hardship. It will take all the fortitude Ricky can muster and all the help his friends can give as he faces the possibility of losing his favorite horse forever.
If you’ve ever owned a horse, or ever wanted to, this book is for you.
Book Two, Friends in Deed
Ricky Richardson, hard-working, honest to the core and cowboy all the way, is faced with the most severe test of his young life. His whole world comes crashing down as his beautiful wife Jessie is rushed to the hospital with a life threatening condition. As she lingers between life and death it is more than the young cowboy can bear. He needs to be there for his son and newborn daughter but the possibility of Jessie’s death weighs so heavily on his mind that he cannot function rationally. He shuts out his family and his friends, giving then every reason to abandon him in his deepest time of need.
An emotional and heartwarming story of mistakes and redemption, of life and love and the pivotal role family and true friends play in all of our lives.
Book Three, Hidden Regrets
Karen Richardson's new hired man, down and out and all alone 18 year old Sammy, is arrested for a crime she is sure he did not commit. With no family and no friends he is surely headed to prison unless by some miracle she can help him prove his innocence. Help arrives in the way of two men, one a detective and one a rich man, but she wonders if they are more interested in her than they are the boy. Will she have to choose? Can she somehow save the boy from years in prison? Hidden Regrets continues the story of Ricky, Jessie, Karen and Flemming to a fast paced and stunning conclusion.