From the moment Roan Taggart picked up the pretty redhead at the Jackson Hole airport, his training and experience told him she was spooked. She's left New York City to visit the Wind River Ranch, where Roan is a wrangler, and just as he can pick up a horse's mood, he can feel the tension coming off her body. And that vulnerability is triggering all his protective instincts.
Not so long ago, Reese Lockhart was commanding a company of marines. Now his life is spiraling out of control. The Bar C ranch outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming, may be his last chance to save himself. Shaylene Crawford, an Afghanistan veteran herself, knows all too well the demons of PTSD - that's why she's determined to turn her family's cattle ranch into a place where wounded warriors can work, find a home, and rebuild their souls.
State Secrets: Secret Service agent David Goddard never expected to spend his Christmas surveilling the president's cousin. But after weeks of studying her, he finds that Holly Llewellyn's life continues to remain a mystery. Tangled in the controversy swirling around them, David wonders, is it her secrets that fascinate him…or Holly herself? The Five Days of Christmas: Morgan Trayhern's toughest mercenary, Colt Hamlin, is looking to lie low this Christmas, but he may just have a change of heart when his matchmaking boss puts him in the path of Montana's prettiest widow.
"Good stories, but..."
Lieutenant Matt Sinclaire has always loved fighting fires - until the fateful day when the flames came for his family. Arson took his wife and has left him alone with an eight-year-old daughter too traumatized to speak - and the ruins of his life are proving difficult to rebuild. When U.S. Forest Ranger Casey Cantrell is assigned to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the last thing she expects to find is a wounded firefighter and his damaged daughter.
Lia Cassidy has left the army scarred physically and emotionally after a vicious attack by two fellow soldiers. Seeking a new start, she finds a rewarding job working with needy children at the Delos Charity School in Costa Rica. But her life turns upside down again when local drug lord La Arana burns down the school and pursues Lia as a witness. Terrified and on the run, she discovers there is only one man she can trust - Cav Jordan, the ex-SEAL Delos sends to protect her.
Battle-weary former Navy SEAL Talon Holt's top priority is to defend his own. With a military dog to care for and his traumatized soul to mend, he hitchhikes from California to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, hoping for a fresh start and to be with his ailing mother. But he can't outrun the ghosts of war - especially when a ferocious storm forces Talon to accept the help of paramedic Cat Edwin. The gorgeous rescuer wants to heal his wounds inside and out, but the fear in her arresting blue eyes calls to his instinct to protect.
"just a tad too slow and easily figured out too muc"
Navy SEAL Chief Wyatt Lockwood is fascinated by Marine sniper Captain Talia Culver. But she wants nothing to do with him after learning of his reputation as a heartbreaker. The cocky Texan refuses to take the hint and keeps placing himself in Tal's path. When she agrees to help him tend to needy families in an Afghan village, she learns there's more to this SEAL than meets the eye. But is she strong enough to risk having her heart broken again?
After losing his comrade, Sergeant Gil Hanford thought a visit to the man's widow would be the decent way to honor his late friend. But Gil found more than comfort in Kai Tiernan - he had always secretly desired beautiful Kai, but a sudden, mutual passion helped assuage their grief...until duty reared its head, removing him from her arms, seemingly forever. Four years later, Kai is starting over at the Triple H Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Callie McKinley has been burned by love before, and has learned to carefully guard her heart. Especially from smooth-talking alpha males like Sgt. Beau Gardner. Callie is wary of the Army Delta Force operator, but she is soon taken in by his slow West Virginia drawl, his honesty, and his surprising gentleness. Is this a man she can finally trust with her heart?
In all her years as deputy sheriff, Shelby Kincaid never met a man as stubborn as Dakota Carson. Practically eaten by a grizzly bear and still that man insists on returning, alone, to his isolated cabin in the Tetons. Shelby's not even sure why it ruffles her - but she suspects it has a lot to do with the instant, powerful connection she feels with Dakota. If only he'd let down his guard with her...
"Favorite so far"
When pediatrician Dara McKinley is begged by her younger sister, Callie, to help her tend to war orphans in Kabul, Afghanistan, she can't refuse. But soon after she arrives, Dara finds that she and her sister are facing a daily threat from the Taliban. Then Sgt. Matt Culver enters her life, and the usually wary Dara finds herself transfixed by the Delta Force warrior with exotic golden eyes. Matt knows that Dara needs his protection, and stays by her side when she places herself in danger.
She's caught in her past until he shows her a future... Some things can never be forgotten. A helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Capture. Torture. Now U.S. Navy nurse Skylar Pascal is struggling to regain control of her life after a trauma that nearly destroyed her. After losing so much, an ideal job at the Elk Horn Ranch in Wyoming offers Sky something she thought she'd never find again... hope.
"A very touching read"
Captain Alexa Culver takes one look at shy, quiet Marine sniper Gage Hunter and feels an instant connection. But Gage has demons in his past that keep him from giving in to their mutual attraction. Alexa believes Gage is worth fighting for, and begins to slowly chip away at his defenses.
When photojournalist Kamaria Trayhern goes undercover at the Mason family ranch, she's hoping to find her real father, not romance. But keeping everyone convinced she is who she claims to be will be harder than she expects - especially where one sexy ranch hand is concerned. After all he's been through, there's no way Wesley Sheridan wants to tangle with more heartache and lies. So the last thing he needs is to be drawn to the pretty new caretaker.
"Cannot stand the narrator!"
With his ranch one bad day away from foreclosure, he can't afford to turn away a paying customer. But no way is this cowboy getting involved with a woman like Jordana Lawton - no matter how pretty she looks in a saddle. Yet everything can change in an instant. A terrifying run-in with an angry bull tilts Slade's world off its axis, leaving him wounded and unable to compete in a race that could change his future, for good.
"Best of the series, in my opinion"
Beau Gardner, Army Delta Force sergeant, has only a few months left before he can leave military life behind to marry Callie McKinley, the woman of his dreams. Callie has been recovering from an attack at the hands of the Taliban at her parents' Montana ranch, but she knows Beau must return to Afghanistan. When he does, Beau will fight for his survival - and a future with the woman he loves.
After Wall Street collapses, investment banker Griff McPherson trades in his suits and ties for Stetsons and cowboy boots. He returns to the Wyoming ranch he co-owns with his brother, but it's not exactly a happy homecoming. So to prove to everyone, including himself, that that he belongs back in Jackson Hole, he takes a post as a wrangler on another ranch. Air force lieutenant Val Hunter has just returned to the Bar H ranch to help her ailing grandmother run the property.
"Best in the series so faar"
After escaping her troubled past, all Katie Bergstrom wants is to put down roots on her raptor rehabilitation facility outside Jackson Hole. She doesn't count on reconnecting with her estranged birth mother - or the recent appearance of a sexy ranch hand. Former marine Joe Gannon is used to a life of risk. Working on the ranch, life is simpler... except for the undercover work he's been asked to do. Getting too close to Katie could damage his current operation.
"A falconer and an FBI agent-pretty much says it al"
One tragic decision dashed Rachel Carson's plans and made her scared of her own shadow. Now on the run, she must forever give up the hope of love - or a baby. But with her new identity, she can help care for a motherless little girl, left in the protection of handsome Sheriff Cade Garner. As tough as his Wyoming mountains, Cade takes his responsibilities seriously. He will do whatever is necessary to protect baby Jenny and give her the life she should have had.
A fresh start - that's all Devorah McGuire wants. As a former Marine and current Ranger with the US Forest Service, she's grown accustomed to keeping others safe. But when the unthinkable happens, she can only hope that a transfer to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, will allow her to put the past behind her for good.
"Very slow book."