Tied Up, Tied Down

      Lorelei James
Tied Up, Tied Down

The strongest bonds are the ones unseen. Businesswoman Skylar Ellison is firmly in control of her life. So getting tangled up with a sexy Wyoming cowboy--and conceiving a baby in the parking lot of a honky-tonk--wasn't in her plan. Since it appears the daddy has taken off for greener pastures, the only thing to do is pull up her bootstraps and carry on alone. Cattle rancher Kade McKay returns home after a year on the range, and is knocked for a loop when he learns he's the father of a three-month-old baby girl. When Skylar refuses to marry him, Kade grits his teeth, moves in and plays house by her rules to prove he's a man in for the long haul. Despite Skylar's insistence they are to remain strictly parenting partners, their old passions flare hot as a brush fire, spurring Kade to demand absolute sexual surrender from the headstrong woman. Skylar willingly submits her body to the hot-blooded cowboy but she's leery of handing Kade the reins to her heart. Can Kade convince Skylar the wicked sex games aren't a temporary distraction? Or will he have to bust out the ropes to show her he wants to be tied to her. . . forever?

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    Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1)

      Linda Bridey
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1)

A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride.Stifled in her life of high society balls and parties, Tessa O’Connor makes her escape to Montana to marry Dean Samuels, a widower with two children. She is instantly attracted to the rugged ranch owner but can she break through his defenses and make him see that a life filled with happiness and love is within reach?A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride.Tessa O’Connor lives in a world of privilege and excess. Her doting parents want her to make a good match with a worthy gentleman and live a respectable life. She is beautiful and intelligent and she comes with a hefty dowry. There is no reason that she shouldn’t be able to find an eligible man and settle down.Tessa herself is the reason. The men who are attempting to court her are, in her opinion, boring and conceited. Not only that, Tessa craves excitement and adventure, of which there is little in her social circles. By chance, she comes across an advertisement for a bride brokerage company seeking eligible women of good breeding to go west and find husbands.One man on the list catches her eye and she begins corresponding with him, eventually agreeing to go to Montana to meet him. She can’t resist the possibility of finding someone different and even if she doesn’t, the adventure itself would be worth her time. Tessa makes a successful escape and sets out to make a new life in Montana.Dean Samuels is a Montana rancher who is in over his head. His ranch is struggling and his two children are unruly and in need of a caretaker. It’s clear to his younger brother, Marcus, that he needs help. He tells Dean about a mail order bride service and convinces him that he should utilize it to find a wife.After his wife, Sarah, had passed away, Dean never intended to marry again. His ranch and his children became his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sadie, his daughter, and his son, Jack, need stability and love. The demands of raising his children and keeping his head above water financially have taken a toll and Dean grudgingly gives in to Marcus’ idea.Sarah had been the love of his life and Dean doesn’t intend to let any other woman into his heart. He’s locked those kinds of emotions deep inside, not wanting to take the chance of getting hurt like that again. Because Dean has trouble expressing his feelings in writing, his younger brother Marcus agrees to help write the letters to Tessa. Dean is happy to leave that part up to him.When Dean and Tessa meet, sparks fly between the two strong willed people. Tessa is disappointed that Dean isn’t the romantic, sophisticated man she was lead to believe he was in the letters she received. Dean is aggravated that she isn’t a meek woman who is easily managed. Never mind the fact that she has no idea of how to take care of children and keep a home.Dean and Tessa struggle to find common ground and make their marriage work. Will they each take the risk and open their hearts to one another? Can their marriage survive and will they find love and contentment in each other? Their future happiness hangs in the balance under the Montana skies.

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    A Man Who Rides

      Stefani Wilder
A Man Who Rides

Erin's life takes a turn for the western when she sees a man sitting on a horse in the middle of a quiet street one morning.Erin's life takes a turn for the western when she sees a man sitting on a horse in the middle of a quiet street one morning. Intrigued, she watches as he drives a small herd of horses through the neighborhood. Although she grew up in the area, Erin has never seen this guy before. Erin continues with her day, but she can’t get the image of that cowboy out of her mind. Spurred by curiosity and a desire to get back to riding horses, she sets out on a search. She discovers the Tipped Z Ranch, and the cowboy she meets there will change her life.

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    Rode Hard, Put Up Wet

      Lorelei James
Rode Hard, Put Up Wet

Workin up a hot, sticky sweat is pure pleasure with a hard-ridin cowboy or two. Struggling stock contractor Gemma Jansen swallows her pride and tracks down circuit rider Cash Big Crow to offer him a job managing her ranch. Cash agrees on one condition: theirs won't be strictly a working relationship. She's the boss during the day, but once she's corralled in the bedroom, Cash calls the shots. Despite concerns about their age difference, Gemma consents. Cash suspects the sexy widow hides an untapped wild streak. He intends to loosen her tightly held reins of control even if he has to break out his horsewhip to do it. But Cash is in for a surprise. Gemma proves a rough and ready participant in any leather-n-lace game Cash dreams up. Between riding herd on his wayward daughter, Macie, and rowdy cowboy Carter McKay doggin Macie's every boot step, Cash struggles to hide his true feelings for Gemma except this time, Gemma's grabbed the bull by the horns and she's playing for keeps. Summer's going to be a hot one at the Bar 9.

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    Cowgirl Up and Ride

      Lorelei James
Cowgirl Up and Ride

Ridin' the edge of lust is fun--until someone falls in love. Goody-two boots AJ Foster has waited her entire life for her dream cowboy Cord McKay to see her as more than the neighbor girl in pigtails. Now that she's old enough to stake her claim on him, she's pulling out all the sexual stops and riding hell-bent for leather--straight for his libido. Divorced rancher Cord has sworn off all women. . . until innocent AJ suggests he teach her how to ride bareback--and he realizes she doesn't mean horses or bulls. Between his responsibilities running his massive ranch, missing his young son and dealing with the sexual shenanigans of his brother and cousins, Cord is more than willing to take AJ up on her offer. On a trial basis. The fun and games tie them both up in knots. AJ isn't willing to settle for less than the whole shootin' match with her western knight. But for Cord, even though the sexy cowgirl sets his blood ablaze, he's determined to resist her efforts to lasso his battered heart. Sweet, determined AJ has the power to heal--or heel--the gruff cowboy. . . unless Cord's pride keeps him from admitting their relationship is more than a simple roll in the hay.

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    Redemption's Edge

      Shirleen Davies
Redemption's Edge

Dax Pelletier is ready for a new life. The ex-Confederate general wants nothing more to do with confronting the tough truths of leadership—until her meets Rachel, the woman who’s captured his heart.Rachel Davenport possesses skills earned as a nurse in field hospitals during the Civil War—skills she’ll use to build a new life. Now, her feelings for one man threaten to change everything.“A heartwarming, passionate story of loss, forgiveness, and redemption set in the untamed frontier during the tumultuous years following the Civil War. Ms. Davies’ engaging and complex characters draw you in from the start, creating an exciting introduction to this new historical western romance series.”“Redemption’s Edge is a strong and engaging introduction to her new historical western romance series.”Dax Pelletier is ready to start a new life, far away from the one he left behind in Savannah following the South’s devastating defeat in the Civil War. The ex-Confederate general wants nothing more to do with commanding men and confronting the tough truths of leadership.Rachel Davenport possesses skills unlike those of her Boston socialite peers—skills acquired while working as a nurse in field hospitals during the Civil War. Eschewing her northeastern suitors and forever changed by the violence and death she’s seen, Rachel decides to accept her uncle’s invitation to assist him at his clinic in the wild frontier of Montana.Now a Texas Ranger, a promise made to a friend takes Dax and his brother, Luke, to the untamed territory of Montana. He’ll fulfill his oath and return to Austin.The small town of Splendor is exactly what Rachel needs after life in a large city. She’s grown to love the people as well as the majestic beauty of the sprawling frontier wilderness and embraces a new life unlike any she ever thought possible. Now, her feelings for one man threaten to change everything.Dax believes his battle days are over. However, dangers of a different kind stalk him. Confronting the vengeance of men from his past doesn’t alarm the hardened ex-soldier. The biggest threat, and the one he is least prepared to defend against, may come from Rachel, the woman who’s captured his heart.Can she break through his demons and help Dax overcome the nightmares which still haunt him? Will Dax be able to envision a future, one that includes Rachel, or will he continue to hide from his destiny?

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    Stage West - Dalton

      Annie Pelle
Stage West - Dalton

Sarah felt she became part of a family ten yrs ago when she met Lindsay Matthews. After graduating from college, Sarah spends some time Stage West and hears some remarks and she flees without a word to anyone. Five years later, Dalton Matthews is surprised when he comes in contact with Sarah and finds her stunningly beautiful. He is confused by her attitude until a secret is revealed.Sarah Dawson felt she became part of the Stage West family when she met and become friends with Lindsay Matthews. After graduating from college, Sarah spends some time at the Matthews family ranch, Stage West, and hears some remarks that destroy her self-confidence and she flees without a word to anyone. Five years later, a newspaper article about her foundation draws the attention of the Matthews family, especially Dalton. He is surprised when he comes in contact with Sarah and finds her stunningly beautiful. He is confused by her attitude towards him until a secret is revealed. Can he work through the hurt he caused and repair the damage? Or will Sarah’s other painful secret keep them further apart? Dalton’s story is the first of the Stage West series.

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    Oklahoma Christmas Blues

      Maggie Shayne
Oklahoma Christmas Blues

Darryl's on a quest for peace after losing his one shot at fatherhood.Sophie's running from her ex who nearly destroyed her life and cost her her career. They both end up in Big Falls, Oklahoma and things immediately take a turn for the better. Love, magic, and miracles ensue.Because this is Big Falls, Oklahoma. Miracles are an everyday occurrence around here. Especially at Christmastime.Darryl is on a quest for peace. His chance at fatherhood was taken from him long ago, and an IED in Iraq ensured he’d never get another. In Big Falls, the McIntyre brothers hire him to keep an eye on their beautiful cousin Sophie in case her criminal ex shows up. He doesn’t expect to fall head over heels.Sophie McIntyre’s life was blown apart by a drug dealing ex who cost her her job and nearly her medical license. She comes to Big Falls because she has nowhere else to go. And the minute she gets there, things start to get better.Is it because of that letter to Santa her Aunt Vidalia convinced her to write? Within days she meets a beautiful man with a deeply wounded soul. And oddly, she finds herself giving him the same advice the town Santa gave to her—try believing again, and if it’s too much to believe, then just try hoping.Love, magic, and miracles ensue.Because this is Big Falls, Oklahoma. Miracles are an everyday occurrence around here. Especially at Christmastime.BELIEVE AGAIN with MAGGIE SHAYNE

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    Big Sky Blue

      Hildie McQueen
Big Sky Blue

A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.Left to raise his infant son alone, a hardened Hank Cole is determined to make the best of it while prospering his ranch, but when a beautiful woman literally lands on his doorstep, he is helpless against the attraction between them.Elizabeth Dawson is too outspoken for gentle society, but she may be the perfect match for a tough Montana cowboy.A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.

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    The Untamed

      Max Brand
The Untamed

And he found life. Hardy cattle moved singly or in small groups and browsed on the withered bunch grass. Summer scorched them, winter humped their backs with cold and arched up their bellies with famine, but they were a breed schooled through generations for this fight against nature. In this junk-shop of the world, rattlesnakes were rulers of the soil. Overhead the buzzards, ominous black specks pendant against the white-hot sky, ruled the air.

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    The Cowgirl Who Loved Horses, Queens of Montana Bonus Book

      Vanessa Bartal
The Cowgirl Who Loved Horses, Queens of Montana Bonus Book

She's known him her whole life, but not like this. Pampered and spolied, Cecily Blake has always seen handsome and wealthy Marcus Henshaw as an uncreachable celebrity. And then he comes to her rescue when she needs him most, changing both their lives forever. The chemistry between them is intense, but their differences are extreme. Can they overcome the obstacles on their rocky road to love?Cecily's Blake's life as a pampered princess has left her ill prepared to take over her family's Montana ranch. But that's exactly what happens when her father is sent to prison. Destitute and desperate, Cecily must give up her dreams and her future to try and learn how to turn a profit. The last thing she needs is to fall in love, and certainly not with a neighbor she's known all her life. Marcus Henshaw is too old, too rich, too handsome, and too unavailable. In short, he's the worst possible choice for her at the worst possible time. Marcus has a different opinion, though. He doesn't see his age, his wealth, or his longtime girlfriend as an obstacle between them. He has always gotten whatever he wanted, at least until he decided he wanted Cecily. Who would have thought the flighty girl he watched grow up would turn out to be the most captivating woman he ever met? And who would have believed that someone so close could be so out of reach? As he tries to convince Cecily to give their rocky romance a chance, someone unexpected starts throwing obstacles in their path, making them wonder if getting what they wish for just might be the worst mistake of their lives.

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    Kid Lay

      Boyd Neisler
Kid Lay

A young man fancying himself a gunfighter comes to town to make a name and reputation for himself by calling out the sheriff. The resultant gunfight will give Kid Lay a new alias. perhaps not to his liking.William Lay of Arkansas, to important to stay on the farm, has given himself the nickname of "The Arkansas Kid". He will attempt to live up to the name and reputation he created. He rides into a north Texas town and picks an old west, stand in the street and shoot it out with the sheriff.

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    Smoke Bellew

      Jack London
Smoke Bellew

Original blue-gray cloth with decoration and lettering in black and yellow on spine and front cover, octavo, 385 pp. Frontispiece and 7 monochrome plates by P. J. Monahan. A Klondike tale. BAL 11939, Sisson/Martens page 48.

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    Alma's Mail Order Husband (Texas Brides Book 1)

      Kate Whitsby
Alma's Mail Order Husband (Texas Brides Book 1)

A historical western cowboy romance story about a mail order husband.Alma and Jude McCann get married in the little adobe church in Eagle Pass. But the minute they come home to the ranch, their plans for happily ever after run off the rails. Jude joins the sisters on the range, and conflicts develop in their approaches to managing the ranch. Can their marriage survive?A historical western cowboy romance story about a mail order husband.Book 1 of The Texas Brides Series unravels the mystery of Jude McCann. Jude travels to the desolate desert flats along the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas, to marry Alma Goodkind. The Goodkind Ranch runs just fine since Clarence Goodkind broke his back falling off his horse. His three daughters, Alma, Amelia, and Allegra, manage the herds, guard them in their pastures, brand the young calves, and drive the cattle to the sale yards. They do all the jobs of cattle punching on the ranch without any help from anyone. All of that changes when eldest sister, Alma, decides she wants to get married and orders herself a mail-order husband.Alma and Jude McCann get married in the little adobe church in Eagle Pass. But the minute they come home to the ranch, their plans for happily ever after run off the rails. Jude joins the sisters on the range, and conflicts develop in their approaches to managing the ranch. Alma’s new marriage puts her loyalty to her sisters to the test. At the same time, her bond with her sisters strains her budding romance with Jude. Can their marriage survive, and can the ranch survive so many competing interests and personalities? Worst of all, the sisters’ father, Clarence, instantly detects that Jude is hiding something, a secret that threatens to push this family to its limits and shatter the peace they’ve worked so hard to build.

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