April 19, 2016 by Shanna Hatfield
I just realized I never shared a post with Bertie’s characters.
Would you like to meet them today?
Let’s start with Riley Walsh.
He’s handsome, but lean. And looks a little sad and world-weary when Bertie first sets eyes on him.
I thought Logan Bartholomew was perfect for the character of Riley.
He’s got a mixture of boyish appeal with just the right amount of rugged sadness.
And he has a beautiful horse named Mud who will stand out in the rain with him when he’s lost his last friend.
The beautiful, bubbly MacKenzie Maury is perfect for Bertie Hawkins.
When the story begins, Bertie has survived a terrible tragedy that stripped away her trust in others and left her living in a constant state of fear.
Then she takes a job at Nash’s Folly and meets Riley.
And her heart begins to heal. From that curly hair to the lovely blue eyes, she was so, so perfect for Bertie!
Another Logan (Logan Lerman) is also important in this story as the character of Nik.
I first chose Logan when I wrote Aundy.
He made such an awesome orphaned shepherd boy.
But now he’s nearly grown up and will soon be a doctor.
Of course, many of you have met Steve the Mule already. He gets around and likes to be in the spotlight.
This is Aundy’s horse Poppy.
And Garrett’s tractor!
Find more visual inspiration I used for this story on Pinterest!