As a smoke jumper, Reyne Oldre, friend to Rachel Tanner and Beth Morgan (Refuge), once led a team of courageous firefighters into a blaze that ended in unspeakable tragedy. Now crippled by fear, she conducts fire research from a safe distance, determined not to risk that kind of pain again. But when the flames of love begin to flicker between her and smoke jumper Logan McCable, Reyne must face the fearsome storms from her past and battle the raging Firestorm that burns her so..
This love story takes place in Germany between the years 1936 and 1943. At the age of seventeen, Erna Neuman and Hans Tra ber fall in love. Nazi laws force their separation because Erna is Jewish. During WWII, Traber now a soldier in the German army, finds Erna under circumstances that compel him to rescue her. Gradually and tenderly their first love is re-awakened as he attempts to take her to safety on a perilous journey to Switzerland. He fails...
Tombstone in the 1880's was the toughest town in the West, and it took a special kind of grit just to survive there. Ask the Earps or Clantons! Among the gunslingers and lawmen, among the ranchers and rustlers, there was Genevieve. She is a woman with spirit, toughness and heart--the kind of woman the town demanded, whether she was working in a fancy house or running her own cattle ranch. Genevieve would not only survive, she would triumph. She was a woman who would never..
Girl from New Hope is a heart-warming tale of love won and lost, how people react to cultural change, a quite different look a life in the frontier west, and a wonderful addition to the literature of the west. The author writes authoritatively about Colorado, New York, horsemanship, and about the "real west" of American history.
After two hellish years on the rim of the Arctic, Philip Weyman stumbles back toward civilization, half-starved and half-crazy. He stumbles onto Josephine Adare, a beautiful woman living alone in the wilderness. She asks for his help, “I need you to pose as my husband to help me save my home from a band of outlaws and cutthroats.” She persuades him to stay and fight for her. But he has no idea he will be joining a battle with the silent strength of the Cree Nation..
FBI Special Agent Clare Marshall was separated from her sister Beth in childhood when their mother tried to kill them. Now Clare learns that Beth lives in the small town of Farley, South Carolina but when she goes there to reunite with Beth, Clare discovers her sister is missing and that someone in the town is responsible for her disappearance. Clare receives an offer to help with the search from fellow FBI Special Agent Jake Sutton. The offer is too good to refuse though tha..
Laila Mitchell sets out for Oregon with little money, her medical knowledge, a medicine kit, and not much more than the clothes on her back in the hopes of finding her last living relatives and a new life. But her plans are waylaid when she rescues and ends up treating Kate Boston, an older woman on her way to serve as a housekeeper at Ruby Gold, a peach ranch, in the Snake River Canyon. Accompanying her new found friend down the Snake River, Laila settles into a neighboring ..
As swimsuit model Claudia Jordan awaits her camera call on a Maui beach, she catches her first glimpse of the handsome man who will eventually change her life forever. As Claudia poses, David Keanu paints Black Rock and discreetly adds Claudia into his artwork, and the two soon begin a passionate love affair. But when she discovers David's drug addiction, their relationship fails and they part ways. However...
Two little girls - one white, one colored; one free, one a slave; one never afraid, the other ever looking over her shoulder - become unlikely friends in 1852, Bedford County, Virginia. Instinctively, they know they must keep their friendship a secret. Willa and Surry are both from loving families, but Surry's parents are slaves and can't protect their daughter from the plantation overseer's cruel hand. Overhearing her parents argue about "bein' free,&quo..
Levi's gut wrenches at what he'd just gone and done - taken Comfort for his wife and not Willa. Willa Mae Tyler was out there somewhere now, masquerading as a Confederate soldier, fighting, facing death every day. That he couldn't stop her from going is eating him up inside. Desperate for her secret and best friend Surry's counsel, Willa prays for the safety of her unborn child, Levi Clement's child. She prays she's doing the right thing by exacting re..
THE PROTECTORS: Though they work independently and at times are oceans apart, their ties to each other remain strong. They’re related by blood or bond – this group of men and women in law enforcement, government intelligence, and the military who do what others cannot to serve, defend, and protect.
HIDE: The Protectors Series - Book four. Allison Sandoval is on the run after discovering the secret her new husband, Rafael, the leader of a South American country..
Hattie Clark is an aging advocate of peace in an Idaho town torn by World War I. Crippled by a stroke, she hires Kirsta Strom, a German refugee, to help in her bookstore. But Kirsta has her own problems. A shyster lawyer and powerful man, Carl Foreman has some hold over her, and has her watched constantly. And she must deal with new neighbors, who hate her for her German birth and treat her cruelly. Hattie feels compelled to protect the woman and her young daughter Patrina ag..
Soon after her mother's death Lesley Morland's father, Ed, is offered the position of Station Master in Bountiful, Kansas. Having lost an arm fighting in the Spanish American war, Ed has a weakness for alcohol and difficulty keeping any job. Thinking Bountiful will provide them a fresh start, they are disappointed to find the town isn't much more than a station house and a few outbuildings. Still, railroad magnate Adam Benedict's proposed Texas Line will run t..
Abbie Farrel is just beginning to settle back into living again after the financial crises that have rocked her ranch since her husband's death. With the rugged Cole Jasper back as her foreman, Abbie dares to hope that his laughter and steady hand will bring serenity to the ranch. But trouble comes in the form of two bounty hunters trailing Cole. Captured and beaten near death Cole is tied to a horse for the journey back to Texas and a trial for his part in the death of a..