Texas Heroes

23 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136 ratings

Texas Secrets Publisher's Summary

The first book in New York Times and (USA Today) best-selling Texas romance author Jean Brashear's TEXAS HEROES: The Gallaghers of Morning Star series—stories rich with emotion, ripe with secrets, scandals and sexual tension. 

Up-and-coming chef Maddie Collins finds out that her father's life was a lie when she is bequeathed a family homeplace she never knew existed-by the husband of the only woman her father ever loved. A former SEAL, sexy cowboy Boone Gallagher arrives back in Texas to discover that the father who drove him away has struck one last blow. The only place he's ever thought of as home now belongs to a woman who doesn't want it, and he must keep her there for thirty days-or it will be lost to them both. 

"Jean Brashear's distinctive storytelling voice instantly draws in the reader. She writes with warmth and emotional truth. The depth of her understanding of human nature marks her as a writer to watch, a writer to read and a writer to enjoy." (#1 New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber) 

"I really enjoyed this, er, literary foreplay. I knew that when these two finally made love, they wouldn't just be going through the motions-there were going to be some fireworks....Jean Brashear is a terrific discovery for me." (The Romance Reader

"Gifting readers with another emotionally charged romance, Ms. Brashear has a fine knack for commingling full-bodied characters, a fast-moving storyline and just the right measure of passion." (Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine

"Jean Brashear has that "it" factor. She is an incredibly talented writer who can hit every note with enough clarity to bring the reader tears, laughter, or just, 'Oh, my, this is an amazing story.' " (New York Times best-selling author Stella Cameron) 

©2011 Jean Brashear (P)2014 Jean Brashear
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  • Book 1

    • Texas Secrets

    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 1
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 150

    Up-and-coming chef Maddie Collins finds out that her father's life was a lie when she is bequeathed a family homeplace she never knew existed - by the husband of the only woman her father ever loved. A former SEAL, sexy cowboy Boone Gallagher arrives back in Texas to discover that the father who drove him away has struck one last blow. The only place he's ever thought of as home now belongs to a woman who doesn't want it, and he must keep her there for 30 days - or it will be lost to them both.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Secrets can sometimes reveal a treasure

    • By Kathy on 11-26-14
    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 1
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 04-01-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 168 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Texas Lonely

    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    The second book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling Texas romance author Jean Brashear's TEXAS HEROES: The Gallaghers of Morning Star series—stories rich with emotion, ripe with secrets, scandals and sexual tension. Mitch Gallagher is a loner, down to the bone. Banished at sixteen from everything and everyone he held dear, he's an intensely private man whose rusty, unused heart long ago gave up on love. Fragile Perrie Matheson is on the run to protect her beloved son. Too ill to travel further with a winter storm on the way, she has no choice but to gamble her child's safety on a man who wants only to be left alone. But during days spent together in the mountain cabin, Mitch and Perrie each find surprises in store...and all the reasons they should stay apart battle with the yearnings of hearts too long denied love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two untrusting hearts collide

    • By Kathy on 11-26-14
    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 04-01-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 84 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Texas Bad Boy

    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The final book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling Texas romance author Jean Brashear's TEXAS HEROES: The Gallaghers of Morning Star series—stories rich with emotion, ripe with secrets, scandals and sexual tension. Everyone thinks Lacey DeMille is the next thing to royalty, a society girl with beauty, brains and money-but sexy Texas bad boy Devlin Marlowe knows better. Twenty years after being exiled in disgrace for daring to want her, the boy from the wrong side of the tracks has sweet revenge in his grasp...for only he knows that her whole life is built on a lie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Texas Heroes

    • By Kindle Customer on 05-01-18
    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star, Book 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 04-01-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 76 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Texas Refuge

    • Texas Heroes: The Marshalls Book 1
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Quinn Marshall is haunted after nearly dying in a failed attempt to save his sister. The last thing the former Houston homicide detective wants is another woman to watch over, but someone important to his brother Josh is in trouble, and Quinn's basic nature is to protect. Soap opera star Lorie Chandler has already lost her husband to an obsessed fan and now her son is the madman's new target.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart Wrenching!

    • By Just My Opinion on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 5

    • Texas Star: Texas Heroes

    • The Marshalls, Book 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Sexiest Man Alive Josh Marshall is on his way home to Texas, when he rescues a woman on the run. In contrast to the many women crushing on him all over the world, this woman does not trust him and wants nothing to do with him, seeking to escape every time his back is turned. Elena Navarro is running from an abusive husband with criminal ties. Terrified to trust anyone, she finds Josh's tender care a miracle, but his fame could be a death sentence for them both.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not Just A Pretty Face!

    • By Just My Opinion on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 6

    • Texas Danger: The Marshalls

    • The Marshalls, Book 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Rancher Case Marshall is driving a truck instead of his hell-raiser Harley after a crooked partner nearly bankrupts his Flying M Ranch. Society girl Samantha St. Claire never dreamed she'd be on the run from the mob - or that she'd find her white knight at a truck stop. Their worlds couldn't be less compatible or their attraction more high-octane… but there are dangers and shocking secrets to battle before they can dream of a future together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting!

    • By Just My Opinion on 01-10-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 7

    • Texas Roots

    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    When scandal and an ambitious prosecutor wreck talented chef Scarlett Ross' life and she learns of a grandmother she never knew she had, she flees the notoriety to pay an anonymous visit to Sweetgrass Springs, Texas, a town kept alive only by her grandmother's determination and carried on the strong shoulders of sexy Texas cowboy Ian McLaren. There she is surprised to discover a yearning to sink roots deep in the Texas Hill Country - but she is terrified that the secrets she's hiding will endanger everyone she's come to love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Zena on 07-01-16
    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 138 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 8

    • Texas Wild

    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Volume 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Hollywood's hot playboy stuntman Randall Mackey replaced the adrenaline rush of his career in the SEAL Teams with another life-courting danger, but that existence is jeopardized by injury. The sexy bad boy of Sweetgrass Springs returns to the town where his teenage exploits made him a legend, only to find that his buddy's tomboy little sister has grown up in very interesting ways....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hollywood Meets Texas!

    • By Just My Opinion on 01-21-18
    • Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Volume 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 05-29-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 67 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 9

    • Texas Dreams

    • Texas Heroes, the Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Volume 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Take two reluctant brides and two frustrated grooms, mix with both clans of Gallaghers, and season with a SEAL or three, a movie star, a Hollywood Barbie, and a country music giant - and you get a recipe for family mayhem, laughter, and a tear or two. Watch as Sweetgrass Springs matriarch Ruby Gallagher and her granddaughter Scarlett, aided and abetted by the irrepressible Maddie Rose Gallagher, try to pull off surprise wedding plans for each other in the worst-kept secret in Texas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Story

    • By Michelle Eriksen on 08-22-14
    • Texas Heroes, the Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Volume 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 06-23-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 10

    • Texas Rebel

    • The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Book 4
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Jackson Gallagher's teenage rebellion cost him everything: his home, his family, and the girl who could only love him in secret. Seventeen years later, a wildly successful multimillionaire, he is drawn back to Sweetgrass Springs to confront his past: the father who banished him, the town that turned its back on him…and the woman he has never been able to forget.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Homecoming

    • By Just My Opinion on 02-04-18
    • The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Book 4
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 07-07-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 60 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 11

    • Texas Blaze

    • Texas Heroes, The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Book 5
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Stilettos and pencil skirts are more successful, ambitious Pen Gallagher's style than the jeans and boots of the ranch where she was raised. She's fought hard for her success and spared no time for love, certain that marriage and family are not her lot. Now everything she's worked for is jeopardized as scandal brews around her after she fell for a man who prized his own ambitions more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Opposites Do Attract!

    • By Just My Opinion on 02-06-18
    • Texas Heroes, The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, Book 5
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 10-30-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 51 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 12

    • Texas Christmas Bride: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs Book 6

    • Texas Heroes, Book 12
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 40

    It's the first Christmas in Sweetgrass Springs, Texas for several newcomers who have found a real home for the first time - or found home again. As Jackson Gallagher works to save his hometown from withering away by relocating his business empire there, the only gift he really wants is to marry the teenage sweetheart he thought he'd lost forever - but Veronica Patton Butler has other hearts to care for, however much she loves Jackson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tears And Laughter!

    • By Just My Opinion on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 13-15

    • The Book Babes Boxed Set: The Book Babes

    • Texas Ties, Texas Troubles, Texas Together (Texas Heroes)
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The Book Babes reading group began as five women wanting to talk books - but now they've become family. There's romance author Ava Sinclair, organizer and backbone; happily-married mother of five Ellie Preston, the heart of the group; elegant art gallery owner Sylvie Everett; single mom and sociology professor Luisa Martinez; and ambitious attorney Laken Foster, the wild child of the bunch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Go Ladies!

    • By Just My Opinion on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 16

    • Texas Hope: Sweetgrass Springs Stories

    • Texas Heroes, Book 16
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    For Michael Cavanaugh's entire life, his mother has kept a shocking secret: that she was married once before she married his father, and she gave birth to that man's child. Stunned that the mother who'd loved him so would abandon a child, and furious with his mother's deceit, he sets out to find the older brother he has always wanted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brother, Mother & More For Ian!

    • By Just My Opinion on 02-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 17

    • Texas Strong: Sweetgrass Springs Stories

    • Texas Heroes, Book 17
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The most reviled man in Sweetgrass Springs, Tank Patton lives on the razor's edge of control, locked down and solitary by choice, keeping himself apart the only way he knows to avoid the legacy of violence handed down from his father. When he meets a young mother in dire straits, he gives her and her winsome children the immediate help they need, intending to give her wide berth from then on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally AWESOME

    • By tricia on 05-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 18

    • Texas Sweet: Sweetgrass Springs Stories

    • Texas Heroes, Book 18
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    All the girl known as Brenda Jones has ever wanted is a home and family, but she's on the run from her past. She works hard and stays to herself, save only for her budding friendship with the equally shy Henry Jansen. Henry wants more than a simple friendship, but he's convinced she's too young, too innocent, too sweet. Brenda has a crush on Henry, as well, but she's underage and terrified of being put back in foster care, where she's spent most of her life since her mother abandoned her at age eight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Delightful!

    • By Just My Opinion on 07-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 19

    • Texas Heartthrob

    • Lone Star Lovers, Book 1
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Hollywood's hottest heartthrob Liam Sullivan has escaped the paparazzi and celebrity gossips after a sensational tragedy, reexamining his high-flying lifestyle and his priorities. In disguise, traveling through the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, he encounters a rail-thin, starving woman who has lost everything but the dilapidated cabin where she once lived with her grandmother in happier days.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It!!

    • By Just My Opinion on 10-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 20

    • Texas Healer

    • Lone Star Lovers, Book 2
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Brilliant and driven cardiac surgeon Diana Morgan's whole life centers around her career, now threatened by an injury that may prove insurmountable. She is desperate enough to accept a forced sabbatical to the Davis Mountains of West Texas, where she meets Rafael Sandoval, a former Special Forces medic who understands exactly how it feels to have the life you planned taken from you.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • She Never Disappoints!

    • By Just My Opinion on 10-29-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 21

    • Texas Protector

    • Lone Star Lovers, Book 3
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    FBI agent Alex Sandoval has never forgiven himself for not protecting a young girl who was gravely injured and her mother killed before her eyes during his first hostage negotiation 12 years ago. Now Jade Butler is a cop herself, assigned to a prestigious multi-agency task force hunting for the killer of several young girls in Austin, Texas - and Alex is the agent in charge of the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating!

    • By Just My Opinion on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 22

    • Be Mine This Christmas

    • Texas Heroes, Book 22
    • By: Jean Brashear
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Gib Douglas has been on the road a long time, with no place to really call home. When he pays a Christmas visit to relatives in Sweetgrass Springs, the last person he expects to encounter is the girl he loved with all his heart, the girl who'd promised to marry him and love him forever...until she betrayed him and married someone else.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christmas in Sweetgrass Springs!

    • By Diane Blaser on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $6.95

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