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"
Slater Carson might be a businessman by trade, but he's a cowboy at heart - and he knows the value of a hard day's work under the hot Wyoming sun. So when he sees troubled teen Ryder heading down a dangerous path, he offers the boy a job on the ranch he shares with his two younger brothers. And since Ryder's temporary guardian is the gorgeous new resort manager, Grace Emery, Slater figures it can't hurt to keep a closer eye on her as well.
One ranch. Three sons. Only one will inherit...and on one condition. Tired of waiting for his sons to settle down, Arizona-territory rancher Angus McKettrick announces a competition: the first son to marry and produce a grandchild will inherit Triple M ranch. Now, three distinctly different, equally determined cowboys are searching high and low for brides.
Kade McKettrick's got five mail-order brides-to-be camped out at the local hotel, all more than eager to provide him with the heir that will win him the Triple M ranch. But Kade, the newly appointed marshal, has his hands full with a troublesome outlaw gang. Why, then, is he so easily distracted by pretty "Sister Mandy" - who most assuredly is not the nun she claims to be?
The youngest McKettrick brother, Jeb, is the wild one who never could stay out of trouble. And trouble is what he gets when he proposes to Chloe Wakefield. No sooner have he and the pretty schoolteacher tied the knot than Jeb discovers she's already married! After a major dustup with Chloe in a Tombstone barroom, an irate Jeb hightails it back to the Triple M Ranch, certain that his chances of winning the spread in a marriage race with his brothers are dashed.
"A Great Ending"
Ten years ago, Hadleigh Stevens was 18 and this close to saying "I do", when Tripp Galloway interrupted her walk down the aisle. Now that she's recovered from her youthful mistake and Tripp's interference, Hadleigh and her single friends form a marriage pact. She doesn't expect Tripp to meddle with her new plan to find Mr. Right - or to discover that she's more attracted to him than ever! Divorced and eager to reconnect with his cowboy roots, Tripp returns to Bliss County to save his ailing father's ranch. He's not looking for another wife - certainly not his best friend's little sister.
"Great book. Easy and enjoyable."
Skye McQuarry's heart belongs to one man: Primrose Creek's lumber baron, Jake Vigil. After a shattering heartbreak in his past, Jake vowed to never again take a chance on love - until he came to know beautiful Skye. But their delicate bond faces the ultimate test when a business deal threatens to tear them apart, and battle lines are drawn between two passionate hearts. Skye is determined to stand her ground. Then a surprise from Jake's past unexpectedly comes to her - a discovery that may be just the key to unlocking true, deep, and trusting love.
Learning that his former partner Gabe Navarro is on the way to the gallows on trumped-up charges and that his foster father John Cavanagh is about to lose his land, Holt McKettrick ditches his mail-order bride at their Arizona Territories altar and rides off to Texas. There, he meets Lorelei Fellows, who has just called off her own wedding. Is Lorelei out of the frying pan into the fire? Her father dies vastly indebted to the landowner who had framed Navarro.
"Really Enjoyed this One!"
Megan McQuarry returned to Primrose Creek after attempting to become an actress - and innocently losing both her heart and her beloved land. But instead of the healing homecoming she needs, Megan is met with a shocking revelation that changes everything she believed about her family. Feeling lost and betrayed, she finds herself befriending Webb Stratton, the handsome new owner of her land.
There was trouble in Haven, Arizona, and Ranger Sam O'Ballivan was determined to sort it all out. He arrived posing as the new schoolteacher, and his first order of business was to bring the rough ranchers' children under control. To that end, he called on Maddie Chancelor, the local postmistress, whose younger brother was in firm need of discipline. Sam wasn't sure what to expect - but it was definitely not this graceful woman whose prim, proper stance was so at odds with the fire in her eyes.
"3 And One Half Stars"
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"
After sailing to Australia only to find that the man who asked her to marry him has no intention of fulfilling his part of the bargain, Maggie Chamberlain vows to shape a new life for herself in Sydney. Then arrogant, wealthy Reeve McKenna captures Maggie's untried heart, thrilling her senses with the sweet, dark rush of desire. But Reeve cannot be hers alone, for he is obsessed by his search for his beloved brother James, lost two decades before.
"Very enticing, Didn't want to stop listening!"
In Big Sky Mountain, rough-and-tumble cowboy Hutch Carmody is not exactly the type to come home for family dinner. Or is he? After making peace with his half-brother and inheriting half of Whisper Creek Ranch, Hutch sets his sights on kindhearted divorcée Kendra Shepherd. But even with his newfound wealth and rugged good looks, Hutch finds that Kendra is frustratingly immune to his charms.
"A great listen!"
Logan Creed put his feet on the wandering path a long time ago, but there comes a time for everyone to settle down. Hoping to reunite with his two brothers, Logan decides to establish himself in Stillwater Springs, Montana—but what he doesn’t expect to find there is a divorced mom who just might change everything for him.
"The Creeds are Back"
Marshal Shay McQuillan has a lot on his hands - stagecoach robbers to hunt down, a murdered fiancée to avenge. He certainly doesn't need an identical twin brother he never knew existed turning up out of the blue and telling him what to do. Even less does he want pretty Aislinn Lethaby trying to rescue him from danger. Because, to tell the truth, Aislinn is a sweet distraction from duty whom Shay just can't resist.
Stone Creek veterinarian Olivia O’Ballivan communicates easily with animals, but men are another story. Especially rugged architect-turned-rancher Tanner Quinn. Olivia’s uncanny bond with his daughter Sophie’s pony, Butterpie, has him questioning her sanity, while she wonders if he’s not just a drugstore cowboy.
"Not worth the credit"
Best-selling author Linda Lael Miller sets hearts racing with her pulse-pounding tales of the Montana Creeds. Recorded Books’ listeners have thrilled to the stories of the Creed brothers, as rugged and complex as the Montana landscape. And for A Creed in Stone Creek, Miller outdoes herself with a work as wholly winning and addictive as the Creeds themselves.
"Didn't do it for me..."
New York Times best-selling author Linda Lael Miller whisks listeners away to 1910 Arizona for the fifth romance in her Stone Creek series. Determined to honor an old promise, an undercover investigator struggles to shield a childhood friend from danger while resisting the pristine allure of the woman she’s clearly become. But he may have underestimated the distraction of having such a fair maiden so near—and the tenacity of a ruthless villain.
As "hot as the noontime desert" (Publishers Weekly), Linda Lael Miller's The Rustler captures a fiery romance in early 20th-century Arizona. Wyatt Yarbro, the new deputy marshal of Stone Creek, has his eyes on secretive banker's daughter Sarah Tamlin. But Sarah is a strong, independent woman - no damsel in distress.
Linda Lael Miller’s Montana Creeds series draws to a close in this final riveting tale. The youngest of the three Creed brothers, Tyler is a big-time rodeo star when he returns to his humble hometown of Stillwater Springs. It’s not long before he’s fighting with his brothers again, and it seems like the past is due to repeat itself. But that may not be so bad, because Tyler’s first love Lily is back as well, and their feelings for each other have never been stronger.
"What a Man!"