A cattle drive is no place for a greenhorn……but this city miss is here for the ride!Cowboy Zachariah Strickland should put Alexandra Murray on the first eastbound train home. But he has no choice other than to take her on his cattle trail. She hasn’t ridden a horse to death, nor shot anybody, but she does drives him furious with longing… Is it possible Alex belongs right here in the Wild West—with Zach?
'I want you to marry me.'A wedding in Smoke River, Oregon…Marianne Collingwood has inherited a business, the perfect escape from her life of drudgery! There’s one condition: to claim the business she must be married! Her co-worker, handsome Lance Burnside will have to be the groom – this marriage of convenience will help them both! Only once it’s too late does she consider the question of the marriage bed they must share…
‘Ladies unite. Votes for women!’Caroline MacFarlane has one mission in life. The pain she experienced at the hands of her father is numbed when she stands on stage and teaches the world that women are just as strong, rational and capable as men!But when her safety is threatened, suddenly protective Sheriff Hawk Rivera is glued to her side, day and night! This unexpected bodyguard has Caroline’s life in his hands, and she’s surprised to find that Hawk’s commanding presence is not just reassuring, but enticing too…
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuriesLynna Banning is an «older,» retired woman who loves history, particularly the medieval and Old West periods. She was a professional editor for 30-plus years, taught high school English and upon early retirement in 1993, she began writing fiction. She found it wasn't easy. How-to books, workshops, conferences and sweaty hours with pen in hand finally led to a completed novel, which was rejected. But they asked for «what else did she have?» and thus was born her first published book, Western Rose, a tale of the Old West (Oregon frontier) and, loosely, the story of her grandparents' courtship.An amateur pianist and harpsichordist, Lynna performs on harp, psaltery and percussion instruments in a medieval music ensemble.She enjoys hearing from her readers; you may write directly to P. O. Box 324, Felton CA 95018, or e-mail [email protected] com.You can also visit Lynna's Web site at www. lynnabanning. com.
A BABY TO BRING THEM TOGETHER…When Dr Zane Dougherty swept Winifred Von Dannen’s sister off to Smoke River she was resentful, but now she wants to be part of her late sister’s baby’s life. That means dealing with Zane, and with the shadows of loneliness – and the incredible hunger – she sees in his eyes.Zane knows he and his infant daughter are truly blessed. But he wants more. He wants Winifred! Is there a way he can mend this broken family and care for them for ever?
MAIL-ORDER MARRIAGEIt’s whispered in Smoke River that single father Thad MacAllister is a few quarters short of a dollar: his ambitious plans for his farm are downright crazy and his young son is heading off the rails. This family needs a woman’s touch! But the arrival of Leah Cameron, Thad’s mail-order bride, causes a ripple of disapproval.Oregon is a far cry from China, and to make her dream of family come true Leah will have to win over the townsfolk… and unlock the secrets of her husband’s shattered heart.
A woman detective? Not on his watch!As if tracking down train robbers wasn’t hard enough, now Sheriff Jericho Silver’s back-up has arrived – and she’s a gun-toting, head-turning beauty. She sure spells trouble.Madison O’Donnell had the perfect life – a beautiful home and all the ladies’ luncheons she could stomach – but it left her bored to tears. Now a widow, she’s determined to fill her days with daring deeds and wild adventures. Jericho is equally determined that she’ll be on the next train home. But this is one lady who won’t take no for an answer…
Crazy Creek, Oregon, had never seen a lady lawyer before, much less one like Irene Hardisson–and neither had Clayton Black, Texas Ranger. In fact, it had been over a year since he'd caught the scent of anything sweeter than gun powder. He was on the trail of a killer, and it had suited him just fine–until now….Fortunately, the lady liked games, and after a few hands of poker, Irene and Clayton discovered they had more in common than they thought. And what started as a mission for justice was quickly turning into a mission of the heart….
In Wildwood Valley, Trouble Wore a Badge enticingly pinned to Sheriff Ben Kearney's broad, muscular wall of a chest – and Jessamyn Whittaker was determined to find a way around it.But how could she, when just looking at the man put her at a loss for words? The day Jess Whittaker stepped off the stage, Ben Kearney knew he was in for a hell of a ride. The woman had not only inherited her father's nosiness, but boasted her own special talent for trouble – and a real knack for dragging him into the thick of it!
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuriesEverything Dr Sage West needed to know she’d learned from… a bounty hunter! When she had trekked into the mountains with Cord Lawson to save a life, she’d thought that book learning was all that mattered. Now, one rain-soaked river swim and bare-chested kiss in the sun later, she knew that being alive meant feeling things. But could Sage survive the heartbreak when her tantalising tutor resumed his wandering ways? Life was uncertain, so a man took his pleasures where he found them. That was the law that Cord Lawson lived by.But when he found Sage West everything changed, for this surprising lady doctor sparked something new in his footloose soul – a certainty that he’d at last come home!