Billionaire bachelor Wyatt McCall left some unfinished business behind when he skipped town fifteen years ago.Like Toni Casale, his former love. Now Brody's Crossing's take-charge mayor, Toni is already putting Wyatt to work for the holidays. But does the bossy blonde know she still takes his breath away? Wyatt is still sexy, still gorgeous–and still pulling those outrageous stunts that made him famous in high school.If she doesn't watch out, Toni will fall for Wyatt all over again. But it may already be too late. Because this time around, the Texas troublemaker is planning something that could reunite him with the woman he loves–and give their hometown a Christmas they'll never forget!
Love, Marriage…Baby?Plus-size model Jodie Marsh knows she wants these things–in the future. But when she becomes pregnant after a wild weekend with confirmed bachelor Travis Whitaker, she has to get married now to save her professional image as America's Girl Next Door.To her surprise, Travis agrees to marry her, but on one condition–he doesn't want a marriage of convenience. He wants to make their relationship real. So Jodie's got the baby and she's got the man. But will she find the first part of the equation–true love?It looks as if Jodie just may get what she wants–albeit in the wrong order!
Note To Self: A Steer Is Not A Pet…I, Greg Rafferty, must not be of sound mind anymore. Why else would I bid on–and win!–little Jennifer Jacks's prize-winning bull, um, steer? It could have something to do with her doesn't-look-oldenough-to-be-a-preteen's-mom mother, the woman behind our successful Ms. Carole's cookies. I was expecting The Brady Bunch's Alice, not a blond, blue-eyed goddess in denim. And I know Carole is keeping something big from me. I wonder why such a beautiful woman is so publicity shy? She won't become the spokeswoman for my family's struggling business, but I think some kisses might persuade her to tell me her secrets and let this longtime bachelor become the daddy and husband the lovely Jacks ladies need!
WELCOME TO RANGER SPRINGS, TEXAS C'mon down to the Four Square Cafe. The food's hot, and the gossip's hotter!Love is BlindFolks in Ranger Springs know Gray Phillips is the perfect blind date–they just can't persuade the gallant, sexy entrepreneur to date the same woman twice! Then Dr. Amy Wheatley's father gets in cahoots with the town matchmakers to fix up Amy and Gray–and rumors of a steamy kiss witnessed in the wee hours of the morning go flying. Now they're officially an item, and everyone's buzzin' about an engagement. Except there's a sizzling tension between them, a yearning in Amy's eyes and–can it be?–fear in Gray's. Have these two conspired to fool us all…and only fooled themselves?The Way We Met…and Married: a funny thing happened on the way to the wedding
All the gossips in Ranger Springs were talking about the runaway bride who'd just come to town. And how she'd caught the eye of sexy police chief Ethan Parker.They'd all seen his car parked outside her house the first night she was in town. And after watching the two embrace on the front porch, nobody believed for a minute that he'd just come to check on some wayward raccoons! No, it seemed as if sweet Robin Cummings had caught the eye of this true-blood Texan who'd never quite made it to the altar. How could everyone in town help but start working on The Bachelor Project…?
When the Prince of Belegovia deserted his royal tour of Texas to take an impromptu holiday with a blond waitress, his PR coordinator needed to do some serious damage control. Desperate, prim-and-proper Lady Gwendolyn Reed hired rodeo star Hank McCauley–a dead ringer for the roaming royal–to stand in until the prince's return.But would Lady Gwendolyn be able to tame this willful Texan into the picture of dutiful decorum? Or would Hank seduce the stunning aristocrat into letting down her hair…and more?
Is Kerry Lynn Jacks's unborn child heir to the Belegovian throne? That's the rumor around the Ranger Springs water cooler. When Prince Alexi of Belegovia visited the small town a scant few months ago he was captivated by the spirited beauty. Seems their brief affair has resulted in a little secret of gigantic proportions.The fate of a country's monarchy now rests on Kerry's answer to Alexi's question: «Will you marry me?» But is the marriage one of convenience or something more? Perhaps from the seeds of a royal scandal, this couple will harvest the bounty of unending love….
Baby Changes Everything! Christie Simmons left Fort Worth behind for good reasons. A new life in Brody's Crossing means her son can know his father. Christie and Cal Crawford had a brief affair before he left to go overseas, and she's sure that finding out about the baby wasn't the homecoming he imagined…. Everything in Cal's life is upside down, starting with the fact that his cattle ranch, the Rocking C, is raising everything except cows.Now he's discovering there's a lot more to being a dad than just fathering a child. But as a man who believes in tradition, can Cal change everything about his life? More important, will Christie–a woman he's growing closer to every day–be there if he doesn't?
A Crash Course–In Fatherhood!Deep in the heart of Texas, Ranger Springs is the perfect place to start over. Kate Wooten and her young son aren't the only newcomers in town–Luke Simon has just moved into the ranch next door, along with his menagerie of rescued animals. A former Hollywood animal trainer and stuntman, Luke is ready for some peace and quiet. But instead he's getting the surprise of a lifetime: the eight-year-old daughter he didn't know he had.Determined to turn his house into a home for his little girl, Luke knows he can't do it alone. Kate doesn't want any complications in her life, but this bachelor needs her help to turn him into a good father in just two short weeks. She reluctantly agrees to whip him into shape–now, if only she can resist his charms!
Can An Old-Fashioned Cowboy Find Happiness With A Vegetarian?The minute Raven York sets foot in Brody's Crossing, Texas, she knows there's been a mistake. Expecting to find a heritage garden to restore, she lands instead on the doorstep of the town's hottest cowboy, who's fighting to save his family's cattle ranch from bankruptcy.Troy Crawford has requested the help of a seasoned rancher to turn the Rocking C around. What he gets is a farmer from New Hampshire, a strict vegetarian who adopts stray dogs and tries to send his calves off to a petting zoo. Raven and Troy may not see eye to eye about how to run a ranch, but the sparks flying between them are mutual.Can a Yankee like Raven be with a dyed-in-the-wool Texan in a forever kind of way? Or is she destined to be a Texan only temporarily?