"A great story by a wonderful author." —DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, for Left at the AltarHis first mistake was marrying her. His second was falling in love.Chase McKnight will do anything to secure his family's ranch—but marriage to a complete stranger? That's a hard pill to swallow. Yet the will is clear: Chase needs a wife by his side if he wants to keep his home, so he meets his veiled lady at the courthouse steps and reluctantly says "I do."Too bad he married the wrong bride.When Boston runaway Emily Fields agreed to marry a Texas stranger to escape her family's scandal, she wasn't prepared to get hitched to the wrong cowboy! Stuck in a secret compromise, she has one year to learn the ways of the ranch and convince Chase's family they're happily married. But when the lie becomes true, the past catches up to them and they must save the love they never...
Love Is Buzzing in the Good Old Summertime! Spend the sunny days of summer relaxing with an ice cold glass of lemonade and revel in the dreams of twelve brides who are a bit surprised by how the men of their dreams come into their lives. Journey to the Old West, stay on the prairie, and visit quaint small towns. . .without leaving the comfort of your own front porch! The dog days of summer are here, but love is still in full bloom with Novella Collection #3: Dog Days of Summer Bride by Margaret BrownleyMusic teacher Miralee Davis and blacksmith Tom Colbert don't realize they've been sharing the same dog until. . .it digs up a stash of stolen loot. The reward will go to the dog's owner - if only that can be decided. The Dogwood Blossom Bride by Miralee FerrellGracie Addison is a tree-climbing tomboy, and practical Will Montgomery objects to her unladylike influence on his niece. Will his judgmental attitude come back to bite him? The Lumberjack's Bride by Pam HillmanChicago transplant, Lucy Denson cooks for a logging crew in the Mississippi backwoods until she can return to her idea of civilization. Can Eli Everett help her rethink her ideals? Don't miss the four collections that inspirational romance readers will be swooning over:The 12 Brides of Summer Novella Collection #1 - Releases June 1The 12 Brides of Summer Novella Collection #2 - Releases July 1The 12 Brides of Summer Novella Collection #3 - Releases August 1The 12 Brides of Summer Novella Collection #4 - Releases September 1
Pinkerton operative Katie Madison's newest case takes her to Calico, Kansas, where two Harvey House restaurant waitresses were murdered in mysterious circumstances. Calico's sheriff, Branch Whitman, has never met a Pink he liked and is stunned to learn the pretty redhead's true identity as she works undercover as a Harvey girl. A tornado hits town, and a past deception puts Branch's eight-year-old-son in danger. Now the Sheriff has no choice but to work with Katie—or chance losing everything he holds dear.
EDITORIAL REVIEW: **She's an outlaw; he's a preacher. Both are in need of a miracle.** Sarah Prescott has never known a respectable life. Just a hardscrabble childhood and brothers who taught her to shoot first and ask questions later. Justin Wells left Boston in disgrace, heading out alone on the dusty trail to Texas. But when the once-respected clergyman encounters a feisty redhead in handcuffs with a dying U.S. Marshal at her side, their journey takes a dramatic turn. His high society expectations and Sarah's outlaw habits clash from the start. With a price on her head and towing an orphaned baby rescued from the brink of starvation, Justin and Sarah make the difficult journey toward Rocky Creek. There, justice will be meted out. Perhaps--they hope--with a healthy portion of grace. Filled with mishaps, laughs, and adventure, Margaret Brownley's inspiring romance will keep readers cheering for Sarah as she struggles to become a true *lady*.
"A great story by a wonderful author." —DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times ;bestselling author for Left at the AltarWelcome to Two-Time, Texas:Where tempers burn hotLove runs deep And a single woman can change the course of history.Amanda Lockwood gets more than she bargained for when she's elected the first female sheriff of Two-Time, Texas. Anxious to prove herself, she sets out to stop crime in its tracks—taking down wanted man Rick Barrett in the process. But there's something special about the charming outlaw. Common sense says he must be guilty...but her heart keeps telling her otherwise. So what's a sheriff to do? Gather an all-female posse and ride to save the day. Who knew A Match Made in Texas could be such sweet, clean, madcap fun? Two-Time, Texas Series:Left at the Altar (Book 1)A Match Made in Texas (Book 2) Praise...
Welcome to Two-Time Texas:Where tempers burn hotLove runs deepAnd a single marriage can unite a feuding town...or tear it apart for goodIn the wild and untamed West, time is set by the local jeweler...but Two-Time Texas has two: two feuding jewelers and two wildly conflicting time zones. Meg Lockwood's marriage was supposed to unite the families and finally bring peace. But when she's left at the altar by her no-good fiancé, Meg's dreams of dragging her quarrelsome neighbors into a ceasefire are dashed.No wedding bells? No one-time town.Hired to defend the groom against a breach of promise lawsuit, Grant Garrison quickly realizes that the only thing worse than small-town trouble is falling for the jilted bride. But there's something about Meg's sweet smile and determined grit that draws him in...even as the whole crazy town seems set on keeping them apart.Who knew being Left at the Altar could be such sweet, clean, madcap...
"A great story by a wonderful author." —DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, for Left at the AltarWhen Texas Ranger Brett Tucker accidentally derails a wedding, he's determined to bring the estranged couple back together... but he never dreamed he'd start falling for the bride! Texas Ranger Brett Tucker hates to break up a wedding, but the groom—notorious criminal Frank Foster—is a danger to any woman. So he busts into the church, guns blazing...only to find he has the wrong man.STOP THAT WEDDING!Bride-to-be Kate Denver is appalled by her fiancé's over-the-top reaction to the innocent mistake and calls off the wedding—for good. Guilt-ridden, Brett's desperate to get them back on track. But the more time he spends with Kate, the harder he falls...and the more he yearns to prove that he's her true match in every way.What People Are Saying About Margaret...
Pinkerton detective Jennifer Layne is no stranger to undercover work. But posing as a lady companion named Amy at Miss Lillian's Parlor House and Boots is a first for her. She's finally landed a high-profile case and is on the trail of the notorious Gunnysack Bandit, when one of Miss Lillian's girls essential to her investigation meets an untimely demise. Only a handful of people are in the house at the time of her death, including handsome Tom Colton, a former Texas Ranger determined to clear his brother's name. Amy has many reasons to suspect Tom of murder—and one very personal reason to hope that she's wrong about him.
It all started with an ad in a mail-order bride catalogue . . . Mary-Jo has traveled halfway across the country to meet her match, arriving just in time . . . for his funeral. Returning home seems like her only option. Then her would-be brother-in-law proposes a more daring idea. "An enchanting tale about a superstitious woman who is down on her luck, a needy boy whose luck has run out, and a lonely man. Readers will delight in this story, where faith proves more powerful than luck, and marriage, the third time, really is a charm." —Vickie McDonough, award-winning author of 27 books, including the Pioneer Promises series "A delightfully, romantic tale of a mail-order bride who discovers only love and trust in God can erase the label of "unlucky in love" from her superstitious heart." —Maggie Brendan, author of The Jewel of His Heart Margaret Brownley is a New York Times...
Sure to be cherished, this exclusive collection of nine historical Christmas romances, each penned by different authors, is overflowing with adventures in faith and love.
Four best-selling, award-winning historical romance authors join together to share tales of unlikely love sparked in the late 1800s, reminding us that love often arrives in the most unexpected ways. Spitfire Sweetheart by Mary ConnealyMaizy Place is an unruly tomboy. When she causes an accident, injuring neighbor Rylan Carstens, she becomes his unlikely caregiver. Rylan has never noticed how pretty his infuriating neighbor is, and he never expected to fall in love.Love Letter to the Editor by Robin Lee HatcherMolly Everton is the outspoken daughter of the town newspaper's owner. When her father brings in an outsider to be editor, she tries to drive him out of town. But Jack Ludgrove is not intimidated. He's resolved to change Molly's mind about him—as an editor and as a man.A Cowboy for Katie by Debra CloptonKatie Pearl has no interest in men or love. But she needs help on her ranch so she hires Thad...
An advertisement offers the perfect solution for a romance novelist who has no intention of getting married-until something changes her mind. It's 1895 and twenty-nine-year-old dime novelist Kate Tenney finds herself without a publisher or other means of support when her novel is banned.When she agrees to try her hand at ranching, trouble begins the moment she steps foot in Arizona Territory. The West is nothing like she wrote about in her books. Not only does she have to deal with a hard-nosed ranch owner and a nefarious outlaw, but also her own traitorous heart.Deserted as a child by her father, grandfather, and seemingly even God, Kate does not trust men and has no intention of falling for Luke Adam's charm. She's determined to learn the ranching business and prove to the doubting ranch owner that she's up to the task-even if it kills her. As her faith is tested by the harsh realities of the desert, Kate may survive this trial, if she can stay away from a...