Marlette Brightwood had come inexperienced and unafraid from a sheltered life in Philadelphia to the unmapped, untamed Oregon Territory in 1842. She was sure she could take car of herself in this brutal world of crude frontiermen and savage Indians - and totally unprepared for what awaited her.
Her guide was Ross Chesnut, a legend on the frontier. Some said he was a white renegade, others that he had Indian blood. But no one doubted his many bloody victories in violent bat..
Fired from her job and exhausted from her miserable commute, the last thing Deana Jones needs when she gets home is to find an alien in her living room. But how else to explain the man who claims he is from beyond the stars? He says his name is Lorgin and that she is part of his celestial destiny. Deana thinks his reasoning is ridiculous, and she knows he's making an error of cosmic proportions. But his touch is electric, and Deana starts to wonder if maybe their passion ..
Leaving Sweden for the American Frontier, seventeen-year-old Kirsten Mordal is determined to pursue her dream of claiming and cultivating her own homestead. She devises a plan that will enable her to explore the wild western plains, to choose a site for her future stake, and to save enough money to build a home. She befriends two men, Patrick O'Brien is a brawny Irish farmer and cattleman with a big heart, Ash Bowden, is a shrewd businessman who dreams of building orderly..
Mattie Hamil is on a frantic journey West. On her own, with only her grit and determination to see her through, she has to find her charming gambler of a fiance, and she has to do it fast...before her pregnancy shows. From a steamboat along the Missouri River to the rough-and-tumble post-gold rush town of Last Chance, Montana, Mattie's trek leads her through danger and sorrow, friendship and joy. But even after she finds her fianc‚ no bend in the trail leads to what..
A forbidden friendship turns to love amidst the social and economic turmoil that would lead to the Populist Uprising. As women seek political equality with men, an unlikely herione steps forward to make history. When her father's death forces Laurel McBryde to leave her beloved childhood home in the Flint Hills to live with the Hartmoors, a prosperous banking family, she feels like a lonely outcast among the prim and proper Victorians of Chisholm, Kansas. Soon a growing a..
Cassiday Curran's wagon has just been hijacked by three bedraggled strangers on their way to Dodge City. On the run from an abusive husband, Cassiday agrees to share her wagon with the thieves as they search for their uncle. When the group arrives in Dodge City, they learn that the uncle has died, leaving only a small tract of land to the nephew. Cassiday soon trades for another parcel and they build themselves a home. Harassed by a cattle rancher who wants her land, and ..
When the nineteen-year-old twins who work at Bonny Fairley's fine craft gallery place a personal ad in the paper on her behalf, Bonny is mortified. A personal ad? She's not that desperate! Then the ex-husband who'd abandoned her shows up in town, vowing to win back her heart -- and Bonny starts returning calls and making dates as if her life, not to mention her happiness, depended on it. What better way than finding herself a boyfriend to prove to Timothy that she..
Meggie's Remains is a romantic suspense unlike any other. Meggie struggles with far more than meeting the man of her dreams. In fact, she's scared to death when she does. This story could happen to any woman, in any time. It is you. It is me. It is private...but must be told. Afraid of men, afraid for her sins, afraid for her sanity...and right now afraid for her life...Meggie McMurphy flees Boston once the fiendish terror--so long stalking in her nightmares--sur..
KAATJE JANSSEN--Desperate to know if her missing husband still lives, Kaatje hires the rugged yet tenderhearted James Walker to guide her through the perils of the Alaskan wilderness. What she finally discovers, however, is far from what she expected...and could well place her in the greatest danger of her life.
ELSA RAMSTAD--As captain of the Majestic and mother of Kristian and Eve, Elsa has sought to ease the ache of her lonely heart. Forever changed by loss, she accepts h..
He was full-blooded and untamable. Sensual and sinuous. Erotically magnetic. A uniquely beautiful creature who could make himself irresistible to women. And he was feral at heart. With his glittering green and gold eyes, silken hair and purring voice, the stunning captive chained to the wall was exactly what Jenise needed. And he was hers to take...or so she believed. But she had never heard how dangerous it was to lie down with the cat.  ..
Ardensville, Kansas, 1924. Jessy Faber, the switchboard operator in this small town, can't believe that the Ku Klux Klan has come to such a small, placid, beautiful town...yet that seems to be the case. The Klan is out to get anyone that they believe is not 100% American. Jessy's friends are among the townspeople being persecuted. Though Jessy has always been a shy "morning glory' type, she discovers unexpected strength in herself as she confronts the Kl..
When a croupier is murdered on the Choctaw Gambler Riverboat Casino, State Bureau of Investigation Agent Jim Wills invites newspaper reporter Jancy Dewhurst to accompany him to the scene. The dead croupier resembles casino owner Jesse Chase, a former friend and business associate of ranching tycoon Tyrone Gideon. Tyrone’s son G.C., heir apparent to the Gideon empire, has hired a man to murder Chase. G.C. ran up a debt aboard Gambler, refused to pay, and was banned..
Wyoming Territory in 1869 is no place for a woman, but when Kate Murphy's husband dies of cholera, she is stranded there with no money and no way to leave. At the end of her rope, she accepts a job as a saloon girl in the tiny town of Horse Creek. There she is discovered by the mysterious Jonathan Cantrell who hires her to keep house for him and his two unruly sons. Jonathan has the face of an angel and the devil's own temper. But sweet Kate has a temper of her own an..
A hard, high plains life has turned refined Southern lady, Aurelia Symington, into a work-toughened, capable woman determined to give her best to those she loves. Aurelia is chosen president of the town company when the residents decide they must make the community of Paragon Springs into a real town or move elsewhere. Step by step, Aurelia lays out the town, promotes it, and attracts businesses and families. Boot Harris, for his own profit and through fraud and violence, thr..