Emily Nelson, a courageous young mother, ends a loveless, bitter marriage and strikes out on her own. She answers an ad for a cook and live-in caregiver to a three-year-old boy on a local ranch. Ranch owner Brad Friessen hires and moves in Emily and her daughter. But Emily soon discovers something's seriously wrong with the boy, and the reclusive, difficult man who hired her can't see the behavior and how delayed his son is.
This special boxed set edition includes five contemporary romance books from a big family romance series fans have fallen in love with.
Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed, and Diana): A cowboy who walked away from his family's fortune. A woman who returned for justice. What they didn't expect was to find love.
Margaret Gordon was a prominent Seattle surgeon until a slip of her knife left a young boy without a future. After being fired, she returns to her family ranch, the perfect spot to hide out from everyone and lick her wounds, with no one around but her horse. Margaret has never considered herself a horse person. In truth, though, she understands horses better than people.
Now a year later, Maggie struggles to put her life together, hiding secrets with outrageous behavior until her strong-willed, soon-to-be ex sets out to bring her home.
New York Times best-selling Author Lorhainne Eckhart brings you He Came Back, one woman's haunting journey when her husband returns home and everything she thought she knew about their life together has suddenly changed.
"Pulls you in skillfully"
Laura, a young single mother, is barely making ends meet working as a maid at the Friessen mansion. Until one day she is fired, the next day she is evicted, and two days later her son is taken away. Wealthy rancher Andy Friessen can have any woman he wants, but when Laura is fired by his mother over something he was responsible for, his conscience gets the better of him and he steps in to help. The problem is when he goes looking for Laura he not only discovers she's been living in her car, but the state took her child away.
In Vanished, Abby has married the man of her dreams. He rescued her, and he's the father of her child. Everything should be perfect, but she begins to relive her nightmare from when she was taken...and one night she disappears, leaving her children alone in the dead of night, her husband on a military ship halfway around the world. But when Eric arrives home and the search begins, there are two disturbing questions: Was someone in the house? And how is it possible for Abby to simply vanish?
"Couldn't stop listening"
Captain Eric Hamilton is now settled on base after giving up his first love, the sea, for his wife, Abby, and their children. He watches day in and day out as his friends are deployed, burning with an empty feeling as if life is passing him by….
"Captured: Saved, Book 3"
From USA Today best-selling author Lorhainne Eckhart comes A Baby and a Wedding, a Finding Love: The Outsider Series bridge short story. The events of this short story take place between the events of the number one Western romance The Forgotten Child and Fallen Hero.
In Secrets, for Diana, Jed was the first man she trusted. He was the first man to show her what true love was. He was the father of her child, the one man she could always count on - until one spring day when Jed falls from the roof of the barn and Diana's world as she knows it begins to unravel. Diana is forced to face two things: her husband's secrets, and what if...there was no Jed.
Growing up I had dreams that one day I'd fall in love, get married, and start a family. Then one night I was taken. But I survived; I escaped and I was saved. Eric didn't see me as damaged. He didn't see my baby as a monster. He protected me, he kept me safe...he saved me.
"Pretty good story"
In The Deadline, Andy Friessen has packed up everything and moved his family two states away to Montana to protect his wife Laura, his newborn babies, and his stepson Gabriel from the threats of his mother. What Andy doesn't know is that they'll soon face a new threat, one he never saw coming. Gabriel is sick, and a trip to the doctor confirms Laura and Andy's worst nightmare: Without a lifesaving transplant, their son won't survive.
The family you thought you knew. A reunion you'll never forget. A love that lasts forever. Welcome back to a very special Friessen reunion, in which Becky and Rodney renew their wedding vows. Joined by their sons Brad, Jed, Neil, and their nephew Andy, along with their wives and children. This family will show you how love will see them through all the heartache and obstacles life throws their way.
When Neil paid for a surrogate and moved her into our home, he told me not to worry, but I couldn't help but notice that she recognized the strong, sexy alpha male inside him, and I suddenly felt as if I was on the outside looking in. Then, one day, I met Cat, the young girl who stole my heart. I saw something in Cat that I couldn't turn away from: a damaged, scarred soul filled with the kind of despair and hopelessness that should never have been in the innocent eyes of a child.
Andy Friessen has two guarantees in his life: 1. His wife Laura, and his children are safe from the control of his family. 2. A safety deposit box holds evidence that could blow his mother's world apart. But nothing is ever simple or easy, until one night tragedy strikes, yanking the rug from under him. This time, secrets and lies could destroy the solid foundation he's built for his family.
Married to Jed, Diana has a family and is living her happily ever after. She knew heartbreak and suffering as a child, and the pain of rejection, but she now understands what it means to be loved. However, when the past comes knocking on her door, reminding her of everything she's left behind, everything she was, and everything she's lost, her guilt and doubt threaten the life she's built with her husband.
"Crazy family, controlling man"
Neil Friessen has almost everything he's ever wanted: His wife, the woman he's always loved... His children, whom he never believed he would have... And an empty bank account. Until one day, that is, when he comes up with the business plan.
"the business plan"
Emily Friessen has everything a woman could want: a husband who's the love of her life, a family that stands together, and children she wouldn't trade for anything. To everyone around her, she's confident and strong - but then, she has to be with a man like Brad, who is all about family and too handsome for his own good. Emily isn't as together as she appears, though, and when life throws her and Brad a curveball, it tests their relationship, leaving Emily scrambling and feeling very much alone.