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Morgan’s Crossing, Montana
A new mail order bride, Ellen has now been widowed.
With two young boys from her first marriage to raise, a newly deceased mail-order-husband, no food and no money, she is forced to accept an offer of shelter from the neighboring rancher who found her latest husband’s body. Ellen is no stranger to sacrifice as a means to achieve a better future for herself and her children, but there is something different about Nick. He has a drive and an ambition leading him to seek his own fortune, and that speaks to Ellen like a whispered caress. With Nick and two young boys, Ellen discovers a life she never believed possible.
A Rancher’s Wish
When Zadie’s father decides that she will go to Wyoming and become Duncan Lorde’s bride, Zadie rebels. She’s not about marry a man she doesn’t know, and the Wyoming Territory is far removed from her hometown of Franklin, Virginia.
Matilda is living in a mining town in Montana and disguised at the young boy Matt. She wants to break free and become the woman that she truly is. Zeke Hillerman discovers her secret and sends her to his family in Germantown, Pennsylvania. But she has lots to learn, while Zeke starts his own ranch in Creed’s Crossing, Wyoming.
Baby It’s Cold Outside
It’s available also in paper! It contains three stories.
A young woman finds herself completely out of place at a charity auction when she decides her swan princess costume looks more like the ugly duckling.
Jeremy McLaughlin has almost completed veterinary school when he cons a young woman and fellow classmate that he’s adored into returning home with him for Christmas vacation. He just wasn’t expecting to get caught in a blizzard.
Frank has returned to Mariner’s Cove. He’s grown up, matured, but a DUI driver sends Frank back to the hospital after colliding with his motorcycle. This time he’s in a coma and the young woman he’s only started seeing pretends to be his wife.
This is a wonderful bind-up of the Montgomery family. Featuring Cody Montgomery and his two oldest daughters, Julia and Melissa. So three books combined into one!
This time it’s Cody Montgomery’s second daughter Melissa who is going to find love. But Melissa has always been the studious one and is now working as an actuary for SunWest Oil, her family’s company. When she rents a little gatekeeper’s cottage, she finds herself falling in love with the groundskeeper of the old estate.
The estate is filled with wonderful childhood memories of the elderly couple who owned it. But nothing is as it appears and the secrets the estate holds sends Melissa searching for answers. Even the groundskeeper, Drexel, has hidden secrets.
As Melissa reconsiders her own path and what she wants in life, the groundskeeper finds himself in the middle of a huge dilemma. He has responsibilities that he cannot shirk, but they’ve already cost him one relationship. He quickly realizes that Melissa isn’t the type of young woman to have a casual affair with anyone. Furthermore there’s something about Melissa like a memory that he can’t recall, she haunts him and sends him delving into the past.
Can Melissa and Drexel find happiness when what appears on the surface belies the truth? But… His lips touched hers. Fire ripped through him as she leaned into him and he felt her pelvis against his leg. There was no question that he was falling into hell, but it sure felt like heaven.
A Rancher’s Dream
Another Creed’s Crossing historical set in the late 1890’s.
Ingrid is escaping from Texas and running for her life. Someone has killed her brother and then her father. She’s certain she’s next and she has no clue why.
Tiago Colima is the third son of a large Spanish ranching family and is looking to start his own ranch. Ingrid’s desire to go to Wyoming aligns perfectly with his plans. Ingrid can be the governess to his young daughter. With 100 head of cattle and they head to Creed’s Crossing.
Getting there is fraught with problems but Creed’s Crossing is far from being the friendly town that Tiago was hoping for and Ingrid isn’t who he thought she was. The world around him was nothing but a crackling hot glow, filled with smoke and the stench of lost dreams.
The Diary of Clare Coleman
I’m working on it! I promise, I really am. The hours of research that has gone into it, is unreal. The biggest problem is lack of time. Anyone know how to fit more hours in a day?
Do you celebrate Hanukkah or Christmas? This collection of short stories has a little of everything in it. Just as any urban area is a melting pot, this book reflects the various holidays, and how couples celebrate and intertwine their beliefs. Because hearts really don’t care which holidays a person celebrates. (Every story is written by me!)
It’s a time of love, romance, and rekindling a flame with a little mistletoe and blinking lights. What once was, what could be, it’s what is in the eyes of the beholder, just like beauty. Buying the perfect ring to fit that special person…making him feel special by letting him know about your crush years ago…
Chocolate Kisses: Planning got him the attention of the pretty young nurse from University Hospital. Now, Tony has her attention, but he has get past her gatekeeper, before he can win her heart.
The Tree: Like their Christmas tree, Ben and Cara’s life together has grown mundane. By discarding the old and embracing the new, Ben proves he’s ready to take their relationship further, but is Cara?
The Ice Storm: Jill is barely settled into her grandmother’s little bungalow, when an ice storm plunges her into darkness, but as Todd restores her electrical power, he re-ignites her teenage passion for him.
Christmas Gifts: No longer children, Ken wants Mila. He’s hoping a little Christmas magic will help him overcome their differences and help convince her estranged family that he’s the right man for her.
The Charity Auction: Elke prepares herself for a disappointing night after getting conned into being part of a holiday fundraiser until Jeremy’s bid proves to her that good girls sometimes do finish first.
The Kissing Ball: Dianna and Aaron have dated for ages; she celebrates Christmas and he celebrates Hanukkah, but that hasn’t stopped their love. Is there room for their hearts under the kissing ball?
Her Christmas Man: Life has hardened Della, but Henry is determined to show her that he’s different. Will the warmth of his embrace melt her icy heart, giving them both another chance at love?
Noel: Tammy is left to raise her son alone, but when her childhood companion, Chad, comes home for Christmas, friendship bursts into flames, but can she trust love enough to risk it all again.
Mole Sauce: Emalee had a crush on Carl from the time she was eleven, and she’s still blushing when he walks into a room. Can he make her biggest Christmas wish come true and open the door for more?
The Orchestra Conductor: Having finally realized his dreams of a real city orchestra, Barry faces the even harder task of persuading the love of his life, Becky, to become his wife this Hanukkah season.
What do most authors have in common, no matter what genre they write? They love desserts. Sweets sustain them through pending deadlines and take the sting out of crushing rejection letters and nasty reviews. They also often celebrate their successes—selling a book, winning a writing award, making a bestseller list, or receiving a fabulous review—with decadent indulgences. And when authors chat with each other, they often talk about their writing and their lives. Recipes. Writing. Relationships. In this cookbook 105 authors not only share their favorite recipes for fabulous cakes, pies, cookies, candy, and more, they also share the best advice they’ve ever received on love and writing.
Authors include: Brenda Novak, Lois Winston, Debra Holland, Dale Mayer, Shelley Noble, Caridad Pineiro, Diana Orgain, Lisa Verge Higgins, Lynn Cahoon, Jasmine Haynes, Jan Carol, Meg Bellamy, Bobbi Chukran, Melissa Keir, Amy Gamet, Kristy Tate, Terry Shames, Barbara Phinney, Kitsy Clare, Raine English, Cathryn Cade, Haley Whitehall, Shilpa Mudiganti, Melinda Curtis, Jessa Slade, Jill Blake, Daryl Devore, Molly MacRae, Elizabeth Rose, Helena Fairfax, Lourdes Venard, Jessica Aspen, Maegan Beaumont, Kay Kendall, Elizabeth John, Victoria Adams, Cyndi Pauwels, Alice Loweecey, June Shaw, Donnell Ann Bell, T. Michelle Nelson, Nina Milton, Pam DeVoe, Skye Taylor, Conda V. Douglas, Pepper Phillips, Judy Alter, Cadence Denton, Lesley Diehl, Erin Farwell, Regan Walker, Kaye Spencer, Barbara Monajem, Kathleen Kaska, Catherine Kean, Rose Anderson, Suzie Tullett, Deborah Hughes, Cynthia Luhrs, Judy Baker, Alicia Dean, Leslie Langtry, Janis Susan May, Mitzi Flyte, Ruby Merritt, Renee D. Field, Kathryn Quick, Susan Cory, Judy Penz Sheluk, Kay Manis, Kathryn Jane, Debra Goldstein, E. Ayers, Chantilly White, Sloan McBride, Triss Stein, Ana Morgan, Adele Downs, L.C. Giroux, Pamela Aares, Nancy Warren, Barbara Lohr, J.J. Cook, Lynn Reynolds, Cori Arnold, B.V. Lawson, Lynn Franklin, M.L. Guida, Irene Peterson, Sue Viders, Liese Sherwood-Fabre, Susan Santangelo, Sheila Seabrook, Elaine Charton, Sharleen Scott, Kathy Bennett, Jody Payne, Reggi Allder, Ashlyn Chase, Beverley Bateman, Susan Lohrer, Donis Casey, Barbara Leavy, Stacy Juba, Karen Rose Smith.
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