Author: Allison Leigh
WELCOME HOME, STRANGER After ten long years Jefferson Clay was back. But now he was a different man. Leaner. Mysterious. Pained. Something else had changed, too. The pint-sized tomboy who'd tagged along after him at his family's ranch had matured into a beautiful woman… Emily Nichols had been hopelessly in love with Jefferson ever since she could remember. And now this gorgeous, enigmatic man was sending her heart further into a tailspin, awakening her woman's passion as no other man could. but would Emily's love be enough to bring Jefferson's deepest, darkest secrets into the light and convince her wounded hero to stay…with her…forever?
Married to a Stranger
Author: Allison Leigh
Back in sleepy Weaver, Wyoming, for his father's wedding, rich and handsome Tristan Clay found himself unaccountably attracted to bespectacled Hope Leoni—a homespun, hometown schoolmarm! With every fiber of his astonished being, he craved her innocent kiss. Just a kiss—nothing more. Tristan knew better than to flirt further with such sweet, virginal temptation…especially in this town. Yet in one short week his sensual attention compromised Hope's hard-won reputation, jeopardizing her job. And suddenly—though wedding bells gave him the willies—the only way to make things right…was to make Hope his wife!
A Wedding for Maggie
Author: Allison Leigh
THEIR SURPRISE BABY… Three years ago, Daniel clay had left the Double-C because of his forbidden—and unfulfilled—passion for Maggie Greene. Now he'd come home a changed man. A brooding cowboy who thought he could now give only one stolen night of passion to confort the newly widowed Maggie. But Maggie was holding out for more, because that one night had left her pregnant. And Daniel's tenderness and all-consuming lovemaking had awakened wonderfully new feelings. But though his marriage demand voiced her deepest longings, Maggie wasn't accepting his proposal until came from Daniel's heart! MEN OF THE DOUBLE-C RANCH: Under the big, blue Wyoming sky, these five brothers discover true love.
JUST WHAT THE RANCHER NEEDED Rancher Matthew Clay was as solid as an oak, unmovable as granite. Until temporary housekeeper Jaimie Greene came to the Double–C. She was the queen of calamity, riskier than a Wyoming winter! And the feisty redhead's tempting innocence and sassy rebukes drove Matthew to sweet distraction. But experience had taught him that a tender hearted city gal didn't belong on a remote cattle ranch and that she wouldn't stay. Still, he'd never met a woman so determined to prove herself. Or one who loved the land the way he did. Was this confirmed bachelor suddenly ready to face his biggest challenge love? MEN OF THE DOUBLE–C RANCH: Under the big, blue Wyoming sky, these five brothers discover true love.
Author: Allison Leigh
He was the most infuriating man. But on television it was a different story. There, Evan Taggart came off as handsome. Confident. Single. A state the reality show played up a little more than producer Leandra Clay planned. All too soon women with the same thought in mind—marriage!—started invading their small town in droves. So now it was payback time. Evan's ultimatum to Leandra—masquerade as his fiancée or he was walking (and her career in television was toast). The choice seemed easy at the time. But this Evan didn't act like the childhood friend Leandra remembered. Who knew he could kiss like that? Or that his slightest touch could set her skin on fire? Just friends? Stay tuned.…
"I do. Wait…did I?" Hometown girl Penny Garner is having a Vegas moment: waking up in bed with her teenage crush, a ring on her finger. Then there's the matter of the marriage certificate. How did that happen? The jury's out on whether it's Penny's dream come true or worst nightmare. Quinn Templeton has to wonder what they actually did that night, too. And when they get back to Weaver, Wyoming, the air force pararescueman can't just ignore the real feelings for his fake bride—especially if Penny's pregnant. Will they remember what brought them to the altar in the first place…and maybe sign up for a repeat performance?
Show Me a Hero
Author: Allison Leigh
She’s not just another fan. She’s here on baby business. When small-town cop Ali Templeton shows up at Grant Cooper’s door claiming he’s the uncle of an abandoned baby, the air force veteran turned famous thriller writer is shocked. By the news…and by their instant, irritating attraction. Grant moved to Weaver for peace and quiet, not whirlwind romance. Now it’s time to step up and be a hero—for the child’s sake and his own.
Yuletide Baby Bargain
Author: Allison Leigh
Christmas Miracle…or Christmas Mayhem? When Lincoln Swift finds a two-month-old infant on his doorstep, it’s panic time! Still, he takes the child in, believing she’s his MIA brother’s unless a DNA test proves otherwise. Then he turns to social worker and old friend Maddie Templeton for help. But his relationship with Maddie is complicated by past beefs and a present attraction that grows ever fiercer as they bond over the baby. Linc knows this instant family could be taken away from him in a heartbeat. Will he propose a more permanent arrangement to Maddie just for the baby’s sake? Or will she drive a hard bargain of her own, holding out for the truest Christmas gift a man could give?
Of Mice and Men
Author: John Steinbeck
The tragic story of the friendship between two migrant workers, George and mentally retarded Lenny, and their dream of owning a farm
Make Me Crazy
Author: Codi Gary
“Sassy, sexy and sweet...Codi never disappoints!” –New York Times bestselling author, Monica Murphy Loco, Texas #2 A novice in the ways of men... Miranda “Rand” Coleman has seen the way love can wreck a person and wants absolutely no part of it. But when her granddaddy dies suddenly and leaves a clause in his will for her to marry or lose her inheritance, she sets her sights on the eligible men in town. But how does she snag a man if she's never learned how to set a trap? An expert in womanly wiles... Jake Hansen is the guy every woman in small town Loco, Texas wants but no one has caught. When Rand asks for his help, he figures it will be like any other scheme they've cooked up together. Once Rand lets her long brown hair down, though, Jake is suddenly seeing his best friend in a whole new light. But when it comes down to the wire, will he step up to the alter...or lose the only woman he was ever meant to love?
Author: Laura Wright
Billionaire Deacon Cavanaugh is eager to sell the family's Triple C Ranch after his father's death, but two people stand in his way—a half-brother he never knew he had and, more important, the ranch's forewoman, the beautiful Mackenzie Byrd. Original.
Author: Linda Howard
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Desire came like a wildfire to the Colorado hills...to claim a woman's property...and her heart. For five years after her father died, lithe, beautiful Dee Swann held on to Angel Creek valley and her independence. The homestead was hers, and she vowed no one else would ever own it...or her. Then Lucas Cochran came back to Colorado. In the drought-cursed high country, he needed Angel Creek and its cool water to turn his Double C ranch into the cattle dynasty he craved. His ruthless ambition guaranteed he would fight to take it away from the black-haired, green-eyed spitfire who claimed it. But the passion that blazed when Dee Swann and Lucas Cochran met shocked them both. Unbidden, unexpected, their kisses swept them toward a dangerous destiny where dreams might be scattered...men could be killed...or love would be born as wild and unfettered as this glorious frontier.
Great Britain. July 1951. Three years ago, Russia went dark. Nothing got in. Nothing got out. The world assumed it was political strife. But it was the Chimera: voracious extraterrestrial invaders. And in December 1949, they burst across the Russian border and poured into Europe. The luckiest humans died. The less fortunate succumbed to an alien virus–and changed. Within a year, most of Europe had fallen. Only Great Britain, after struggling desperately, had kept the conquerors at bay. But as the Chimera were repelled, they were evolving. Building. Planning. America. November 1952. The Chimera have crossed the Atlantic. Their lightning strikes on American borders are devastating. Cities are lost. Small towns overrun. Citizens transformed into monstrosities. Enter Lieutenant Nathan Hale, U.S. Ranger. A veteran of the Chimeran conflict, he is uniquely immune to the alien virus. And when regular troops can’t stem the Chimeran onslaught, Hale and his special-operations team meet the menace head-on. But while they battle the relentless Chimera, deadly power games rage in the White House. And when Hale discovers a far-reaching conspiracy, one with deadly consequences for the human race, his allegiance to country and mankind is stretched to the breaking point. From the Paperback edition.
Twins for the Cowboy
Author: Linda Goodnight
"There were regular men and then there were real men. Nate Caldwell was the latter." Linda Goodnight is a RITA award-winning, New York Times and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author of more than 3 million books sold. Her daughters are everything to her... Single mom Whitney Brookes needs this fresh start. A long-lost relative passed away and left her the ranch that's going to be her saving grace. The only problem--it's full of tiny critters that Whitney has no idea how to care for. She refuses to fail--her twin toddlers need the safety and security... and most of all, a place to belong. He's been burned before. As rugged as the land, Nate Caldwell grew up on the 11,000-acre Triple C Ranch. He's well acquainted with city women and is certain his new neighbor Whitney will bail as soon as her inheritance is settled. But that doesn't stop his traitorous heart from leaping every time the determined redhead gets near. And those twins... they fill up the dormant places in his heart. When Whitney's livelihood is threatened, Nate realizes just how deep his feelings for her have gotten. But will his help come too late...? Twins for the Cowboy is Book 1 in the Triple C Cowboys series. Other books include: A Baby for the Cowboy
Author: Helen Hardt
Publisher: Waterhouse Press
Editorial Reviews "Sorry Christian and Gideon, there’s a new heartthrob for you to contend with. Meet Talon. Talon Steel." - Booktopia "Hardt delivers a brand-new series with rugged cowboys and scintillating sex. Talon and Jade’s instant chemistry heats up the pages..." -RT Book Reviews "This book is so raw and addictive! Hands down my new favorite series this year." -Meredith Wild, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "Ms. Hardt weaves magic with her keyboard and what remains is a beautifully written first installment about two people who are broken but not destroyed... How Hardt weaves the past with the present, while keeping the reader guessing about the secrets the brothers barricade from others, is flawless." -Heroes & Heartbreaker "This one totally ignited a flame inside me and tore me to SHREDS....buried secrets and harsh realities that test this couple will leave readers gripping the edge of their books and hoping and praying for a miracle... " -Pretty Little Books "Talon has hit my top five list... up there next to Jamie Fraser and Gideon Cross." -Angel Payne, USA Today Bestselling Author "CRAVING is the jaw-dropping book, you NEED to read!" -New York Time Bestselling Author Lisa Renee Jones "Talon is a sexy, intriguing leading man and Jade, our lady left at the altar is a sweet and relatable girl you just want to hug. Together they build a steaming hot relationship you really root for from the first chapter!" -CD Reiss New York Times Bestselling Author Synopsis After being left at the altar, Jade Roberts seeks solace at her best friend's ranch on the Colorado western slope. Her humiliation still ripe, she doesn't expect to be attracted to her friend's reticent brother, but when the gorgeous cowboy kisses her, all bets are off. Talon Steel is broken. Having never fully healed from a horrific childhood trauma, he simply exists, taking from women what is offered and giving nothing in return...until Jade Roberts catapults into his life. She is beautiful, sweet, and giving, and his desire for her becomes a craving he fears he'll never be able to satisfy. Passion sizzles between the two lovers...but long-buried secrets haunt them both and may eventually tear them apart.