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Two-Step with Tess


Jo Noelle - 2019
     Tess Palmer moved to Creede, Colorado to make a fresh start. When a man from her past shows up at the train station, Tess hides her identity, hoping he’ll leave quickly instead of dredging up the past. Claude Herschel loves the beauty and freedom of the West he’s toured for the past month. After a night of gambling and drinking, he’s robbed and beaten—left for dead. Tess finds and takes care of him. He’s drawn to her pure heart and lovely face and wants to know everything about the intriguing woman—even the secret she’s keeping from him. What secrets will Tess and Claude lay bare before they can trust each other and commit to love? Two-Step with Tess is the first book in The Matchmaker’s Ball series, a spin-off from Cowboys and Angels Series and is a clean and wholesome romance. The Matchmaker’s Ball Series: 1. Two-Step with Tess Cowboys & Angels Series: 1. Lucky in Love 2. Waiting on Waylon 3. Kisses with KC 4. Suffrage and Suitors 5. Learning to Love 6. Truly his Type 7. Home for the Holiday 8. Invitation from Isla 9. Match for the Mayor 10. Proposal by Post 11. Healing His Heart Twickenham Time Travel Romance: 1. P.S. I Love You 2. Mistletoe Mayhem 3. Love Match Peak City Billionaires Romance: 1. Secondhand Hearts 2. Falling for You 3. Love and Other Crazy Plans 4. Work of Heart (coming soon) Bucket List Billionaire Romance: 1. Immediately Wanted: Fiancée 2. Suddenly Required: Bride 2. Urgently Seeking: Wife (coming soon) Stand-alone Novels: 1. Newbie 2. A Timid Heart 3. One Last Summer 4. All By My Selfie 5. Lexi’s Pathetic Fictional Love Life 6. Amnesty 7. Years & an Ocean

Mail Order Mystery


Robin Deeter - 2016
    An unusual letter from a man out west, who wants to marry a woman with ranching expertise, could solve all of Leigh’s problems. Hoping to find a better life, Leigh embarks on a journey to Chance City, Oklahoma.Fired for breaking Pinkerton rules, former detective, Cyrus Decker, just wants to live a quiet life as a cattle rancher. The problem is that he knows nothing about ranching—and his bank account shows it. Dogged by Chance City’s sheriff to join his staff, and plagued by money woes, Cy desperately needs help to turn their ranch around. He hopes that Leigh is the answer to his prayers.Brought together by necessity, will Leigh and Cy find love or will their attempt to find lasting happiness meet with disaster? Join the Chance City adventure as its citizens battle opposing forces and mayhem in their searches for love and a brighter future.

Western Bride


Janelle Daniels - 2018
    Now, all her dreams hang on the new women arriving in Promise Creek, hoping they'll become like sisters to her. But when Lucas McDermott, the man who'd abandoned her years before, turns out to be one of the notorious Copper Kings and is charged with settling the new women, Abby's life is thrown into chaos.Lucas McDermott is a man of action. When he and his partners strike the richest copper mine in the world, he won't let anything stop their success--especially not a woman from his past. But when he lays eyes on Abby again, plans change. She isn't just a woman he once desired, but the only woman who has ever touched his heart.Determined to win her back, he proposes a friendship between them. But when Abby is attacked, his protective instincts rise. He loves her still, but can Abby forgive him for past mistakes...or will history repeat itself?

Always the Bridesmaid


Emily E.K. Murdoch - 2020
    Frustrated with being passed over, there's nothing that a well-born lady can do about it. But at four and twenty, she's starting to worry that this is her lot in life - until a fiery encounter with the Duke of Axwick. Richard St Maur, sixteenth in his line, has sworn an oath never to marry. He's seen the damage of the male Axwick line, and he won't bring another gambler or drunkard into the world. Of course, that doesn't mean he can't have a little fun and there's no one he'd like to play with more than Miss Tabitha Chesworth. He's determined to have her. She's determined to hold out until a ring is on her finger. Sparks fly as this repeat bridesmaid takes on one of the most determined men of the ton. Whose offer will eventually be accepted? Will the Duke of Axwick find his way into Tabitha's bed - or her heart? This full length novel is a steamy Regency romance with a happily ever after, no cliffhangers, and is part of a series that can be read in any order. Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited! Never the Bride Series Always the Bridesmaid Always the Chaperone Always the Courtesan Always the Best Friend Always the Wallflower Always the Bluestocking

Finding Hope: Mail Order Bride


Ruby Hill - 2018
    Alone and afraid, Grace is offered a second chance at happiness. Miss Grace Thackery never believed that she would marry because she thought she was too plain. When a friend gives her a copy of Matrimonial News, Grace has hope that she might find a husband who is not focused on outward beauty, but instead can appreciate the other qualities she possesses. After corresponding with a man, Grace agrees to move to Montana to get married. However, when her future husband asks for a picture, Grace worries that he will cancel the engagement when he sees her photograph. An acquaintance convinces Grace to paint her face, add some padding, and wear a wig to alter her beauty for the photograph. Reluctantly, Grace agrees, but harbors a great guilt over being deceitful. When she arrives in Montana, the man she is supposed to marry leaves her at the train station when her appearance does not match the picture she sent. Alone and scared, Grace does not know what to do next. Hope is not lost… Grace meets a man that appreciates her looks and her character, but she also knows that allowing herself to have feelings for him will come with many challenges. Will Grace ever have a second chance at happiness? If you love historical western and mail order bride romance books with twists and turns, you will love this sweet and clean romance story. Authors Note: This is a clean, stand-alone romance, so there are no cliffhangers. This is a 35,000-word romance. The eBook version contains historical western and Regency romance bonus books.

An Englishwoman's Guide to the Cowboy


June Kearns - 2012
    Into this background, wanders a party of Englishwomen. Well-bred, bookish spinster, Annie Haddon - (product of mustn't take off your hat, mustn't take off your gloves, mustn't get hot or perspire Victorian society)- together with an aunt the last word in snobbery, and a spoiled and brittle cousin.After a stagecoach wreck, Annie is thrown into the company of Colt McCall - a man who lives by his own rules and hates the English.Can two people, moulded by their backgrounds and pasts, overcome that conditioning? Annie and McCall find out on their journey across the haunting, mystical landscape of the West.

Tame the Wildest Heart


Parris Afton Bonds - 1994
    Then one day Gordon Halpern charged into her world and challenged it with an offer she couldn’t refuse. An offer that meant supreme surrender ~ and meant that Gordon Halpern was both her greatest hope and her greatest fear.

A Duke's Promise


Joyce Alec - 2018
    Miss Sophia Weston is left destitute after her father dies. Her brother and sister-in-law, Lord and Lady Brookridge, refuse to support her, even though it is their duty.When Sophia is forced to seek employment, she accepts a position as a governess for the widowed Duke of Harrogate. The duke’s only daughter, Sarah, brings an immense amount of joy to Sophia. Soon enough, Sophia learns to accept her new situation and loves her daily interactions with her only pupil. However, Sophia also discovers that her feelings are growing for the duke, even though she knows the duke could never marry her. When Lord and Lady Brookridge learn about Sophia’s whereabouts and her newfound happiness, they once again try to ruin her life with a scandal and take her away from everything she has grown to love. When the Duke of Harrogate learns about the plan, he must choose between the governess and his own reputation. If you love clean and wholesome, Regency romances with a strong woman heroine and an inspirational romantic story, you will love A Duke’s Promise. Authors Note: This is a clean, stand-alone romance with no cliffhangers.

Her Three Suitors


Anneka R. Walker - 2019
     Sophia never expected to grow out of her awkwardness and be nicknamed society’s darling Golden-locks during her first London Season. Now, three of the most eligible men of the ton are invited to her house party in hopes of securing a most advantageous match. Shortly before they arrive, Sophia stumbles upon her birth record and an alarming discrepancy. She is determined to discover the identity of her real mother at all costs. Can she choose someone to marry before her secret is out, and her reputation is ruined forever? Terrance is a second son of an Earl with no great inheritance and no abundance of charm. When pitted against his brother and his best friend as a suitor for Sophia’s hand, Terrance isn’t even going to pretend to be a contestant. Again and again, fate throws Terrance into Sophia’s path until Terrance realizes two things: Sophia is hiding something and, despite his stubborn nature, he is most definitely in love with her. If he chooses to fight for her, he’ll risk losing the brotherhood he’s relied on all his life.

Christmas Redemption


Paty Jager - 2011
    He's learned a trade and excelled at it and is ready to prove to his father and the town he can amount to something.Upon his return he learns the fate of the daughter of an innocent man who died in the robbery crossfire. To make amends he takes her out of the saloon and gives her a job, not realizing she'd been squatting in the very building he'd purchased for his business.Can two battered hearts find solace or will the past continue to haunt their lives?

Temptation


Catherine Hart - 1992
    TempestuousRavishing but tough riverboat gambler Amanda Sites wants to be a proper lady and her newly won half of a Kentucky horse farm seems the answer to her prayers with a magnificently handsome partner thrown in to sweeten the pot!TemperamentalFirst his fool brother loses half of the family estate in a poker game and now Grant Gardner has to put up with a brazen hussy who thinks she has the right to run things turning his house upside-down, his servants against him and worst yet, driving him crazy with desire!TemptationCome hell or high water, Grant is determined to get the lovely, willful wildcat off his back and out of his life if only he can resist her scandalously lush body and the soul-searing fire that blazes in her eyes!

The Governess


Elizabeth Johns - 2019
    Orphaned, and with her brother away serving King and Country, she has no money and no prospects, except to enter into service. The only post she is offered is as a governess at a country estate far away in Yorkshire, which feels like the ends of the earth. Major Robert Fielding, known to Society as the Bachelor Beau, revels in his single state…until he becomes the improbable guardian of a compatriot’s two young sons. Not knowing what to do with two small boys, he decides to hire a youthful governess for them, assuming they will love females as much as he does. What can possibly go wrong?

Mail Order Bride: A Bride for the Wealthy Rancher with a Baby


Emily Woods - 2016
    When she arrives, things don’t work out as planned, but she is determined to find love and start a new family.Alexander had everything he ever wanted – a large ranch, a loving wife, and a new baby. When tragedy strikes, he is faced with being a single father with no options other than a mail order bride.Libby and Alexander have much to learn if they are going to find love and ultimately create a happy family.This book is a sweet, clean, western, historical, romance short story. It is a complete story, but it is also part of the Wyoming Brides and Babies series. Be sure to read them all - in any order!Specially priced at only $0.99Always FREE on Kindle Unlimited

The Calico & Cowboys Romance Collection


Mary Connealy - 2017
    Faced with the challenges of taming the land, enduring harsh weather, and outsmarting outlaws, these couples' faith and love will be tested in exciting ways.The Advent BrideA Bride Rides HerdHis Surprise FamilyHomestead on the RangeSophie's Other DaughterThe Sweetwater BrideTexas TeaHope for ChristmasThe Old West comes to life under the talented pen of bestselling author Mary Connealy, and readers will enjoy a lighthearted ride alongside one contemporary and seven historical cowboys and the women who tame their hearts.

The Highwayman Came Waltzing


Kathleen Baldwin - 2014
    These highwaymen are not at all what one might expect. When Elizabeth’s childhood sweetheart returns from the Napoleonic wars to investigate a series of robberies in Claegburn Woods. She never dared dream their shared waltz would rekindle their affection for one another. But she knows loving Lord Ryerton is impossible, because Elizabeth hides a dark and dangerous secret. A Tribute to The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes This novella is a tipping of the hat to Alfred Noyes. Oh, what silken dreams were spun on the wheel of his romantic poem, The Highwayman. If you leaned out the window with the innkeeper's daughter and sighed over the dashing highwayman, this is a story for you. Several verses are echoed in the chapter headings, and the complete poem is available at the end of the book.This improbable tale is written solely for your delight and enjoyment. Should you happen to crave more information about the highly romanticized, sometimes brutal truths behind the real highwaymen of myth and legend, please visit Kathleen's website.Until then, take a deep breath; close your eyes to harsh realities, and stroll into Claegburn Woods where the moon rides high and the owls are hunting on silent wing, there we will enter the lives of a rather unusual band of Robinhoodlums.