Clarksville, Nevada Territory, June 1851
Cassie Angel is used to taking care of herself. With a spirit of adventure, and a need to stay safe, she departs a dying Nevada town for the golden opportunities that await in California--along with a new life. When charming Sam Ridgeway shows up, claiming to know her uncle, and offers her protection in her travels, she has no idea there is an ulterior motive involved.
More Western Historical Romance by Caroline Fyffe
The McCutcheon Family Series in Order:
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Evie
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Heather
Moon Over Montana
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Kathryn
Watch for more uplifting, feel-good McCutcheon Family Novels to come...
Three of my best-selling Inspirational Historical Western romance stories!
Delightful tales full of emotion, love, inspiration, plot twists, and of course, heart-melting romance!
A Bet on Love and Hope
Rena Olsen will not let her parents decide for her fate. Taking life into her own hands, she runs away from home and finds refuge in her grandfather's ranch in Montana. Only love and faith can keep her safe. Her new beginning is definitely not an easy one, but life finally smiles back to her, when she meets a handsome rancher. Will they be able to find common ground and let their feelings come out to the surface? Can she prove to him but mostly to herself, that she's strong enough to survive?
A Love to Heal a Broken Heart
When Jodi's fiancé leaves her for her cousin, her heart is broken into a million pieces. In need of a new start, she decides to visit her best friend, Amy, in New Mexico and help her through her pregnancy. Her trip to the west turns out to be a healing journey ...
From Independence, Missouri, travelers have gathered for the arduous journey along the Oregon Trail. Unknown trials and tribulations are set aside as excitement pushes them onward. If only they could see what lay ahead. Only then would some of the travelers have second thoughts...
Laura Jenkins is heading to California. It's a journey she doesn't really want to make but her husband feels it's the best plan for them and their unborn child. He hopes the air will improve his lung condition. Deciding to make the best of it, Laura has no idea of what's in store for her. A capable woman whose only plan was to teach, will become a rancher's wife.
Davy Pearson, the wagon-master, knows the trek isn't going to be easy. They haven't even set off when one family is complaining about the pregnant woman and her sick husband. But all those that pay will travel Davy declares, although he will come to regret this declaration when a lone rider turns up. Davy has a secret past life which has brought ...
Genre: Westerns Length: 414 Pages (742 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 27th, 2020
Jake Brandt, a young gunslinger and former bounty hunter, travels to Jenkins Bend seeking his fortune, or at least his next job. Little does he know that the sleepy little town will soon be a firestorm and he will be caught right in the middle. With Indians lurking around and thirsty for blood, he knows that he needs to stop them from attacking the village. Is his fearlessness enough to help him in this risky mission?
Jake's life becomes more exciting when he meets Emily, daughter of one of the wealthiest ranchers in the area, and he is instantly attracted to her. Even though he longs to get to know her better, his priority now is to trace the Indians, find out their plan and protect Jenkins Bend. His mission becomes even harder when a greedy shadowy figure's betrayal will change the course of events. Are Brandt and the townsmen truly prepared for the approaching threat?
With a traitor among them and with time running fast, the stakes become too high. Will they manage to defend ...
"Linda Broday's heroes step right out of her books and into your heart." -- JODI THOMAS, New York Times bestselling author
He'll do whatever it takes
To keep them safe
Duel McClain has lost everything he's ever loved: his wife, his son, his sense of self. But when a strange twist of fate -- and a poker game he'll never forget -- leaves an innocent little girl in his care, Duel vows to defend his new family to his very last breath. If only he knew a single thing about taking care of babies...
Just as Duel swears his life can't get any more complicated, a beautiful woman stumbles into the light of his campfire, desperate for help. Jessie Foltry is hungry, tired, and running for her life. She agrees to help Duel care for the child in exchange for his protection, even as she fights to guard her broken heart. But Duel will do whatever it takes to make Jessie see that the Texas plains have more than one kind of knight, and perhaps their salvation is closer than either of them could ...
Genre: Westerns Length: 354 Pages (1,509 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: May 19th, 2020
In this CHRISTIAN FICTION, you'll experience a vivid Native American setting and a weighty romance that will render you breathless.
On a moonless night in 1813, Adela McGirth encounters a set of wolves and the steely eyed warrior who slays them, searing himself on her heart. When he returns, it's with a brand of a different sort--the flaming arrow that destroys her life.
In the copper-haired captive, Totka Lawe finds the other half of his spirit. He vows he would die ten deaths to protect her, and he would kill any who tried to steal her away. With bluecoat soldiers pursuing him, a jealous cousin pursuing her, and the woman herself pursuing home, that vow stands a serious chance of being called into action.
In the first of this three-part, inspirational story, award-winning author April W Gardner brings to vibrant life an obscure event and the noble people who once dominated the Southeast, but are now forgotten. NOTE: Elements of this story continue into book 2.
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Genre: Westerns Length: 444 Pages (2,500 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 27th, 2020
After tragedy blew Sunny Harlowe's world apart, she left her old life behind, strapped on a six-shooter and became the most notorious bounty hunter in California -- a gun-toting, flashing-eyed beauty who could out-shoot and out-ride any man... even a seductive silken-tongued rogue like Price Ramsey. Never mind that he's the handsomest devil this side of the Rockies -- Sunny has been hired to bring him in... dead or alive!
Rugged, rough-and-ready Price Ramsey has always had his way with the fairer sex... until he crossed paths with Sunny Harlowe. As her prisoner on a wild and rollicking run across the west, Price lives for only two things: his freedom, and Sunny hot and eager in his bed. What he gets is a woman of stormy, sizzling desires -- and a love that is bigger than both of them.
Centuries have passed since the world was broken and billions died. Man has slowly rebuilt but not everything and everyone is how it once was.
The Cloud Wars have ravaged the land, scorched the sky and all but annihilated mankind. There are no countries, no borders, only survivors.
Stone, the wasteland soldier, has emerged from the Southern Deserts, leading a rag-tag collection of companions to the peaceful village of Dessan. They are offered food and shelter in return for helping to construct a wall around the settlement.
Growing close to one of the villagers, Stone learns that a dark shadow hangs over Dessan. Determined to put things right he and his companions make a stand against a criminal gang known as the Collectors, a violent group trading humans to a terrible facility called Tamnica.
But when they are captured and encarserated behind Tamnica's brutal walls, Stone and his companions will be pushed to breaking point as they scrape together a plan of escape.
Yet escape is ...
Two teens, one outlaw, alone in the wilderness
Joshua and Ruth Brookings are traveling by stagecoach to finally join their parents in Montana. Attacked by murderous outlaws, the teens barely escape with their lives and must survive in the barren Wyoming and Montana territories and escape the man who's hunting them.
Seven years ago, Jed Stuart ran away from home and joined Tom's gang. Jed is tired of the lawlessness and wants out. The only problem? He is the boss's right-hand man and will never be able to leave. And what's one more stagecoach robbery, anyway?
Can Joshua lean on God's strength to keep himself and his sister alive until they find a town? Will Jed be able to face his anger or will it consume him completely? All three are running -- the hunter and hunted. What will happen when they meet again?
John Everett Sage was a man without a legacy. He'd spent his life wandering, working in cow towns and frontier outposts, usually as a law man. He was hoping to re-connect with his family in Wyoming, when a run away horse led him in a new direction, one that would pull all the disparate elements of his life together. John will find his family only to see them go in search of their own destiny.
As a law man, he will see the high country and track killers in the night. Sage will be reunited with old friends who will help him face times of violence and danger, his personal limitations, political imperatives, and the evil intentions of men whose souls are lost to greed.
Along the way he'll win the trust of a community, the support of a governor and the love of a woman.
Hold on tight, the industrial revolution is moving faster than the newest locomotive, faster than a horse can run, and faster than the fastest gun.
John Everett Sage will handle whatever comes at him, with grace, humor, ...
Nellie Wallace is a young widow with two children. In post civil-war New York, the men are scarce and none want the burden of a wife with children. Her dead husband's family is wealthy, and cruel. Desperate to escape their influence, and eager for a home, a husband, and a stable life for her children, Nellie decides to make a new life in San Francisco as a mail order bride.
Saloon owner Blake Malone is a bachelor and likes it that way. He worked hard for everything he has, but the San Francisco City Council won't approve his plans to build a family emporium unless he is a family man himself. The solution? A mail order bride from New York who will bring him a ready-made family, stability, and the council's approval.
Blake expects his future wife to care for his home and, other than helping him impress the city council, to stay out of his business. He expects life as usual. What he gets is an unexpected desire to win Nellie's heart, a dangerous threat to his new bride, and a rich ...
In this western historical romance, unexpectedly homeless, un-wed mother Sarah Johnson has few options. They could go live with her cousin William, but Sarah believes there's something untoward about his offer and it leaves her feeling uncomfortable. She's qualified to be a governess, but no one will have her because she wasn't married when she had her precious MaryAnn. Matchmaker & Co could be her salvation as mail-order-bride to Mr. John Atwood.
Book 1 in the Matchmaker & Co series of western historical romance.
Single father, John Atwood, is raising his daughter the best he can in the wilds of the Colorado Territory but knows he needs help. No woman he knows wants to take on the raising of his daughter who hasn't spoken since she saw her mother brutally murdered during a bank robbery. Can Sarah, John and their two daughters overcome their pasts and find happiness together?
A historical western mail order bride romance. NEW COVER!!
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It's never too late to give love a second chance... even for a hard-working cowboy.
From USA Today bestselling author Shanna Hatfield, an emotional, sweet romance with a beautiful happily ever after.
Callan Matthews awakens one day to the realization her husband has taken a nose dive off the pedestal where he's resided since the moment they met. As Clay unwittingly tugs at the last few threads keeping her from completely unraveling, she has to choose between walking away or running back into his arms.
Easygoing cowboy Clay Matthews works hard and plays even harder. He's the last person to wade into emotional turmoil, but he's up to his neck in it trying to decipher his wife's suddenly frosty feelings toward him.
When tragedy strikes and a life-altering secret is revealed, this tender, sometimes humorous sweet romance embraces the beauty of letting go of the past and daring to fall in love all over again.
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