Ford Kendrick has often dreamed of the day that Jamie Keller would come home to Montana. After high school, she needed to leave - and he, duty-bound to rescue his family's ranch, pushed her to go. The Army made Jamie a hero, but Ford still sees the gorgeous, loving woman who lit up his whole world. Every day since she left, Jamie has longed for Ford. One glimpse confirms it: the sexy, dangerous-looking cowboy left a hole in her heart that nothing else can fill.
Ren Colter may own an enormous ranch in Wyoming, but he scorns his wealth. He's closed himself off since his fiancée left him years ago, so he's shocked when he allows Meredith Grayling to stay with him. He tells himself it's only to protect the blonde beauty from a stalker, but Ren's alpha instincts soon kick in.
"Abused heroine hides from a hitman~ 3 STARS~"
Mason Remington fell in love with his little brother's best friend, Gina, when she was still in high school. It seemed they'd found their forever early in life. But somehow it all went wrong. Now - 10 years later - Gina's back in town. This time he doesn't intend to let her leave.
"Good read but predictable"
Josie Dawson is new in town, but it doesn't take a local to know that Deke Sullivan is trouble - in a smokin' hot package. He's sweet and sexy and has charmed just about every woman in Dry Creek, Texas. Well, Josie won't be next. She'll keep her distance, even if he is great with babies and makes a mean cup of homemade hot chocolate. Deke Sullivan really is a one-woman type of guy. He just had to do a lot of looking to find that one woman. Now he thinks he's found her, and he won't let a strong, sassy gal like Josie slip away.
People have started moving to Buffalo Valley, North Dakota - people like Lindsay Snyder, who came as a teacher and stayed, marrying local farmer Gage Sinclair. And now Lindsay's best friend, Maddy Washburn, has decided to pull up stakes and join her in Buffalo Valley, hoping for the same kind of satisfaction. And the same kind of love.
"Love happy endings"
The Whip is inspired by the true story of Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer. Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo, during the renowned California 'gold rush' days. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her.
A cowboy through and through, ranch owner Mallory Kirk knows what it means to put in a full day’s work. But does his new cowgirl? He has his doubts that Morie Brannt will be able to pull her own weight, even if the petite young woman does seem to have a lot of spirit. As they spar over events at the ranch and a past that threatens their hopes for the future, sparks begin to fly, and Mallory can’t help but notice Morie in a new light. But is this tough Wyoming man ready to love?
"Handsome rancher's new ranch hand hides a surprise"
Mitchell Tucker has come back to the small Texas town of Gila Rock looking for something Julianne Boyce has no intention of giving him: forgiveness. It's been eight years since Mitch went to jail for starting a fire that claimed her husband's life...and longer still since Juli and Mitch fell into a forbidden first love that their feuding families brought to an end. She's lost too much because of his thoughtlessness to let herself fall under that familiar spell again.
Drake Carson is the quintessential cowboy. In charge of the family ranch, he knows the realities of this life, its pleasures and heartbreaks. Lately, managing the wild stallions on his property is wearing him down. When an interfering so-called expert arrives and starts offering her opinion, Drake is wary, but he can't deny the longing - and the challenge - she stirs in him. Luce Hale is researching how wild horses interact with ranch animals - and with ranchers. The Carson matriarch invites her to stay with the family, which guarantees frequent encounters with Drake.
"Enjoyable Read; Poor quality audio"
Small town mechanic Gage Jenick has been waiting for this moment ever since his best friend's little sister transformed from annoying tagalong to desirable woman. When sweet Katy Thompson kicks her boyfriend to the curb, Gage makes his move. In spite of an assignment that will take him completely off the grid for five long months, he steals her away for one night of steamy passion with the promise of more in the future.
"Awesome Love Story"
After years on the rodeo circuit, Gabe Bowden wants nothing more than land of his own and a woman who will claim his heart for more than one night. When he has the chance to buy the enormous Wolf Ranch spread, he snaps up the incredible deal. Everything is set until Gabe rescues a woman on the deserted, snowy road leading to the property, and the half-frozen beauty changes everything.
Dan Brigman may not lead the most exciting life, but he's proud of what he's achieved: He's a respected lawman, and he's raised a bright, talented daughter on his own. But finding a lone sparkly blue boot in the middle of a deserted highway gets him thinking maybe the cowgirl who lost it is exactly the shake-up he needs.
"It All Started with a Blue Boot"
Cadence Greer's plans for a happy-ever-after are quickly derailed when her fiancé runs off with his secretary a week before their wedding. Homeless, jobless and jilted, she escapes to Grass Valley, Oregon, where she finds herself employed as a housekeeper and cook to seven cowboys on a sprawling ranch.
"Cute, Clean Christmas Romance"
The Clayborne brothers were a rough gang of street urchins - until they found an abandoned baby girl in a New York City alley, named her Mary Rose, and headed to Blue Belle, Montana, to raise her to be a lady. They became a family - held together by loyalty and love, if not blood - when suddenly a stranger threatened to tear them apart.
Allie Logan isn't the type to land a hot hunk of cowboy. Truth is, she's given up on dating since shedding her no-good ex. But the new owner of the most ramshackle ranch in Texas might just change her mind about that. He's six-foot-plus of tall, dark, and charming - the kind of guy who could make a girl throw caution to the wind...or the kind of guy who could break her heart.
"Sweet and sassy meets hot and rowdy"
The past has a way of catching up with folks in Stone Creek, Arizona. Schoolmarm Lark Morgan and Marshal Rowdy Rhodes are determined to hide their secrets - and deny their instant attraction. That shouldn't be too hard, since each suspects the other of living a lie. But Rowdy and Lark have one truth in common: the very real dangers they face. Like the gang of robbers wreaking havoc on the railroad heading toward Stone Creek - the men Ranger Sam O'Ballivan expects Rowdy to nab.
"very good enjoyable charcters"
Running for her life, ex-FBI agent Elizabeth Ward escapes to Montana with a new identity. She craves peace and solitude, but instead finds handsome rancher Nat Sullivan. Nat is trying to hold his ailing family together while struggling to keep the ranch from bankruptcy. The last thing he needs is a beautiful stranger reminding him there is more to life than work. But Elizabeth isn't what she seems.
"Great book and awesome narration.."
Joseph Anderson has been successful in finding brides for his two eldest sons. In this book he finds the perfect match for his youngest son, Mark. Mark has a billion dollar ranch operation that takes many employees to run successfully. He loses his cook and leaves it to his father to find a new one. Little does Mark know that Joseph is far more interested in her marriage potential than her cooking skills. Luckily, he finds a woman who can not only cook, but will make the perfect bride for his son.
"Best in the series! In fact, skip books 1 & 2!"
Widow Rachel Stevens is very happy with her job as a cook for the Lazy Sunset ranch where she is raising her son. However, the new foreman, Rusty McIntyre, is turning her life upside down. She could overlook how her son has begun to idolize Rusty, but she's having a heck of a time ignoring the flutters in her stomach every time the man smiles at her.
Brielle Storm inherits a dilapidated ranch in the wilds of Montana, and she isn't happy about her situation in the least. She may be moving to her new home, and she may be planning on doing whatever it takes to make her billionaire father happy, but she certainly won't be doing it with a smile on her face. Brielle plans on going to Montana, hiring a ranch hand to do all the work, and then getting out of there before the first winter snow has a chance to hit.
The Weaver clan was growing. Not only was Arlan, Ma Weaver's oldest son and his wife about to have a baby, but Benjamin, one of her identical twins, was about to get his very own mail-order bride! Ma Weaver couldn't be happier! Sure, Benjamin and his brothers had been sheltered in the small valley where they lived most of their lives, and maybe they didn't live as fancy as some folks. But they still lived well, and Ma Weaver was determined her sons would marry well too.
From the moment Rebekah McTavish meets the beautiful, cultured Madame Jewel, she has but one dream. She wanted nothing more than to get a job at The Red Petticoat Saloon and don the coveted red petticoat worn by Jewel's gems. She discovers that getting hired is the easy part - who knew that Jewel's partner has a tendency to frown upon gems who break the rules.
Harry Whitton has always been a nomad. The saloons and stables of every town in the country have been his home as he drove his stage coach the length and breadth of every state. But no more. Fed up with his life, he settles in the small town of Silver River, determined to make his land pay. Though he is lonely he knows he cannot afford a wife, but can he really afford not to have one either?
Justin Michaels is not your typical college kid. For one, he's 27 and the other students seem like kids to his jaded eyes. But after suffering a career-ending injury, the former bull rider has to do something to get his life on track. Valri North is only a few credits away from completing her pre-med degree. Her life is consumed by helping care for her big family and trying to keep her grades up. The last thing she needs is a distraction...and the cowboy seated next to her in class is a major one.
In the aftermath of a terrible storm, sheriff's deputy Matt White is injured and becomes stranded on a remote homestead with a lovely young woman and her grandfather. The reclusive duo intrigues him, but he's got a duty to the town. He can't believe it when they refuse to help him return to Bear Creek. Catherine Poole stays away from town for a reason. She has no time to play nursemaid to the injured lawman - but she also can't let him suffer.
In love with Maddie from the next ranch, Jim O'Connor has tried everything he knows to get her back. Everything except the one thing that Maddie asks for: a place of their own. His brother has made it a life mission to make things impossible for Jim and he needs to find a way to get around the unrelenting stance of his brother in order to get the love of his life.
Clara Roberts has found herself forced to flee across country, pursued by a madman who seems to have access to every aspect of her life. Consequently, she is off the grid when her truck breaks down in a small corner of southwestern Oklahoma, and she finds herself at the mercy of a local cowboy. While she knows that she will have to keep running to stay one step ahead of her stalker, she begins to find herself drawn to this man. With his support she decides that her life is something worth fighting for.
J.D. Holt wasn't at all what he seemed when he tackled Sister Mary Francis in the vegetable garden of her ramshackle convent near Deadwood in the Dakota Territories. But he needed a safe place to hide and recover, and a convent seemed better than most. Especially if all of the other sisters looked like this one. Sister Mary Francis was sure he was an outlaw, a claim jumper, or both, especially since he seemed to be all too ready to use the business end of that knife to get what he wanted.
Melinda Brandt is fiercely protective of her brothers, and has been since her mother's death at an early age. In fact, she has built her life and her career as sheriff on her ability to always maintain control. Now, it feels as if even that is slipping away from her. A madman (Charles Sanders) has entered her family's lives, causing her brothers to flee and leaving her all alone. Now an outside agency is moving in to take the case away from her, and she cannot bear to let it go.
You don't get to be my age without seein' and hearin' about some very interesting things in this life. Take for instance, the rather mysterious legend clouding the figure of Johnny Durango. As mean a soul as you might hope to encounter, Johnny wasn't so much a criminal as a mercilessly independent soul who always got what he wanted from life, and fiercely challenged anyone who made the mistake of gettin' in his way.
Nineteen year old Texanna Rae Grant is not happy, even though she knows men lust after her. She is not marriage material. Her own mother abandoned her when she was a child, and now her father wants to be rid of her, too. She doesn't know why she's so unlovable, but she obviously is. When her best friend Mandy tells her that her cousin, the marshal, has eyes for her, Texanna doesn't believe her. He wouldn't be interested in her, and even if he were, he wouldn't stay. No one ever does.
The hawk was created in the image of a hawk. That means he must use violence every day of his life if he wants to eat and live another day. He can never wake up one morning and say to himself, I no longer wish to eat mice and snakes; I want to eat seeds and nuts like the cardinal. No, he cannot do this, and why? Because he was created in the image of a hawk. I don't see, I don't understand. Sam, I know your father taught you this, but you have forgotten.
The man was dead as a doornail, and that was obvious to anyone with any sense. He probably had been, Conway surmised, even when Oakley found him. Didn't expect you to, Conway. I done sent Joss to get Everett. Denver was leaning against the counter, a small pile of cigarette ashes growing next to him. He lit another one as he spoke. I was holdin' out some hope we might find him in one piece. An' I needed someone to be a witness 'fore I could go tell Etta.
A piercing scream filled the mountain air freezing Dusty and Mike in their tracks. Spurring their horses into a full gallop, they headed straight for the trapper cabin at Sheep Lake. Dusty could only pray they weren't too late! Set in the modern day mountains of Washington State, Dusty Rose and his sidekick, Mike Dracopoulos, ride and pack their horses in the high country.
Banned from the wagon train, Samantha Foley wanders through the Colorado Mountains. An early winter storms arrives leaving her at its frozen mercy. Ruggedly handsome mountain man Patrick McCrery comes to her rescue. Patrick, half white and half Indian, he fits in neither world. He lives a solitary life as a trapper. He certainly does not want to get involved with the beautiful Samantha Foley.
Darcy prefers lace over cotton, wine over beer, and long, hot soaks over quick showers. Rayne lives in his chaps, prefers an ice cold beer, and rarely has time for anything more than a five-minute shower. He breeds horses, just like every Renwick before him on the Texas horse ranch he calls home. She prefers to travel and explore the exotic as far from Texas as she can go. When these two opposites collide, will they discover some common ground or will their differences drive them apart?
Moira is back on the family ranch, Circle O, for spring break. Although she's glad to be home again, she's slightly depressed. It's not easy to be in love with someone who doesn't even know you exist. That changes, however, when the very next day at the ranch, she sees Mitchell and discovers love for the very first time. Trouble is just around the corner, however, when Mitchell loses his mother and a can of worms is opened, threatening the fragile relationship between the two lovers.
Rancher's daughter Daisy Richards believes her life is over. How can she go on with this devastating injury? When her entire family gets sick, she must lean on one of her father's ranch hands for help - but the new-to-town cowboy insists she can do more than she thinks. With Ricky's confidence bolstering her, Daisy discovers life hasn't ended after all...and she might be falling for the cowboy. But Daisy doesn't know the secret Ricky's been keeping.
Antonie Ramirez could ride and shoot as well as any man - and better than most. Now, the headstrong beauty had come to Texas to honor her father's last words: find the cattle rancher named Royal Bancroft and repay him for saving lives long ago. Royal Bancroft didn't know who was behind the outlaws trying to drive him off his land, but he would fight to the death rather than lose it. Yet with his sister and brother kidnapped, he felt defeat run through him like a chill wind...until a girl with cornsilk hair and a steady gunhand rode into his life.
With Clare's health fading, she and her partner - the love of her life - detective Zach Slade, head to Manitou Springs, Colorado, in search of the only healer who can help them: the ghost of Sister Juliana Emmanuel, whose healing skills live on in the afterlife. Unfortunately for Clare, the nun's ghost is elusive, and the town is teeming with spirits who all want to speak with Clare - newer ones, street kids who've been killed and want their bodies found and their murders avenged.
Susannah Calhoun has always been able to charm her way into anything she wants. But when she is arrested for a murder she didn't commit, she realizes there's no sweet-talking her way out of this one. The victim is the brother of a US senator, who demands Susannah be tried in his home city of Denver. He's even summoned a US marshal to make sure she gets there.
Some love stories have to begin with a falling-out-of-love story.... Mattie Carrigan's been helping her rodeo-cowboy husband, Wes Bishop, run his family's Tennessee walking horse operation since they were married 19 years ago. Blessed with twin daughters who've recently left for college, Mattie is looking forward to this new stage in her and Wes' life. But when she finds a strange key in her husband's jacket, she's forced to admit that Wes has been quiet and distant lately.
"Not polished, but potential"