- Inspirational Western Romance
ANNIE WHITAKER HAS ALWAYS BEEN A PLAIN JANE But in the bustling gold-rush town of Canon City, Colorado, she turns heads, especially that of cowboy Caleb Hutton. Annie's seen Caleb many times in her father's mercantile, and she's surprised and pleased when he takes a special interest in her. Caleb's faith was shattered when his fiancée jilted him for a wealthier man. But as he gets to know Annie, his view of women--and God--soon takes a turn for the better. Can Annie's steadfast faith help the former preacher find his way back to his calling and a second chance at love?
Sweet Historical Western RomanceLoving the Horseman – The Cañon City Chronicles – Book 1The Hutton family is back—two generations of adventurous men and courageous women carving out their lives in the Old West.Annie Whitaker refuses to wait for some man to come along and make her life better when she can do that herself. And then Caleb Hutton rides into town.Revised second edition, first published in 2014 as The Cowboy Takes a Wife.Copper-haired Annie Whitaker follows her father to mine-supply town Cañon City where they open their mercantile in the wake of the Pikes Peak gold rush. While serving her "potbellied biscuits" to mercantile customers, she falls under the lustful eye of the local hotel and saloon owner but does her best to avoid him. A mysterious cowboy also frequents the store and, like most everyone else, turns out to be much more than she expected.One-time preacher Caleb Hutton has sworn off the pulpit and women, but Annie Whitaker's warm smile and melt-in-your-mouth...
Angela Murphy's plans for a cozy Colorado Christmas shatter when she finds her fellow-teacher boyfriend entangled with another woman. But she goes home anyway - to her grandmother Mollie's Berthoud Boarding House where she's forced into tasks with Mollie's handsome new boarder, Matt Dawson. While temporarily rooming at the boarding house until his new furnace arrives, Matt sees through Mollie's manipulations to pair him with her granddaughter, but he can't complain about spending time with the beautiful gray-eyed school teacher and the mangy stray they pick up on their way home from cutting a Christmas tree. In the company of both a beauty and a beast, Matt understands more clearly the words of a long-forgotten youth leader. Will those words draw him back to a long-forgotten God? And will Angela find that home lies not in the Victorian house of her childhood, but in the arms of the man she's grown to love?
WHITAKER HUTTON ALWAYS GETS HIS WAY When cattle go missing from the Bar-HB Ranch, the tenacious foreman will stop at nothing to find them. But his boss's granddaughter, Olivia Hartman, is more than Whit bargained for. Once the victim of Whit's childhood pranks, Livvy has grown into a feisty beauty. Livvy can't forget the way Whit used to tease her. Even worse, he doesn't think she's capable of helping in the roundup. She could stay mad at him forever--if he wouldn't act all sweet toward her. But when he literally rides to her rescue, Livvy starts to wonder whether her old enemy might turn out to be much more than a friend.
Elizabeth Beaumont comes home to restore her reputation and ends up doing her best to avoid the handsome new sheriff in town. Garrett Wilson doesn’t need the distraction of a spit-fire woman - he’s got real fires to worry about. When she presses for his darkest secret, he considers running again from his painful past. Or he can stay and fight for the town that needs him and the woman he loves.
Martha Stanton Isn't Looking for Love The light went out of Martha's soul when her husband fell to a bullet in St. Louis. Now, back in her hometown of Cañon City, she's convinced she'll never know happiness again. Until she crosses paths with a darkly mysterious Colorado Ranger. Haskell Jacobs has a mission. And the beautiful, flame-haired widow sure isn't it. But Martha is somehow mixed up in the crime that brought Haskell to the rough-and-tumble town...and soon, she's entangled in the lawman's heart. But the danger that lurks around them is all too real. Can they find strength and love in each other before it's too late?
Looks like old enemies can become friends—and more—until Whit Hutton tries to tell Livvy what a woman can and cannot do on a cattle spread.
Laura Bell is home for good.Twelve years ago she left her home behind--but she could never forget the boy next door. Now, hurting from a broken engagement and fed up with city life, Laura returns to her family's ranch. But her homecoming is bittersweet. Twelve years apart has changed Eli Hawthorne. Yet the bond they once shared has only deepened with time. Eli never gave up hoping that someday Laura would return to their small ranching town in the California foothills. But the battle-scarred soldier is a world away from the carefree boy he once was. And Laura has her own wounds to heal. Together they just might fill the empty places in their hearts and find the love of a lifetime.