The best cure for a broken heart is going home.
Charity is a seamstress who can't stop scribbling stories at night. She tries to keep a journal of her life, but she'd rather make things up than write down what actually happened. Who'd want to read about a broken-hearted seamstress, returned from a failed adventure out west? But when she receives a letter asking her to become a mail-order bride, Charity realizes that her story is only just beginning.
Damon is a troubled marshal who can't let go of the past. But when the only thing that matters to him -- his job -- is threatened, he's going to have to step out of his comfort zone, let go of the old ghosts that are holding him back, and open his heart. Unfortunately for Damon, a villain with two pistols trained on him couldn't be more terrifying than that.
Charity and Damon decide that they need rules for their marriage of convenience, so they write them down and they stick to them -- until a ghost from the past comes back to haunt ...
Raised in poverty in Missouri, Mac is determined to find a better life for himself and the girl who is still a vague vision in his mind. Work on the Santa Fe Trail, and on a Mississippi River boat give him a start, but the years of Civil War leave him broke and footloose in South Texas. There he discovers more cattle running loose than he ever knew existed. Teaming up with two ex-Federal soldiers, he sets out to gather his wealth, one head at a time.
While gathering and driving Longhorns, Mac and his friends meet an interesting collection of characters, including Margo. Mac and Margo and the crew learn about Longhorns, and life, from hard experience before they eventually head west. Outlaws and harrowing river crossings are just two of the challenges they face along their way.
A plan that backfires and a lesson in patience.
"You cannot make someone marry you simply because you have worked hard to bring it about."
Bridget and the other prospective brides have become angry and impatient with the men of Sawyerville. The women had arrived in town with high hopes for marriage, perferably sooner than later. Instead, the men appear to be disinterested. When the women decide to take matters into their own hands by enacting an old Irish tradition, their plan backfires and they question why they are even there.
Enjoy Book 18 of this beloved Mail Order Brides of Sawyerville series. It is a clean historical western short story about brave and determined women who went West for marriage and a better life.
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Mount up Trooper!
Sergeant Major 'Abe' Lucas and his troops discover the decimated remains of a settler's homestead, the aftermath of a devastating Indian raid. Among the death and devastation his scout spots something else, something unsettling. They see the unmistakable foot tracks of children being led away by the attackers. Lucas must find and recover the children no matter what the cost, but in doing so he becomes privy to something even bigger a coordinated uprising. The Sioux are planning to join with their neighboring tribes and push all white settlers off their lands.
Written by the acclaimed author of, "Nate Grisham, Black Mountain Man" this action-packed tale of the Indian Wars features characters based on the real life exploits of the historic Buffalo Soldiers.
Originally formed from the Civil War United States Colored Troop regiments, Buffalo Soldiers served throughout the western plains during the Indian Wars of the 1870-1890s. Many of these same troops went on to ...
Wade Lane is wearing the star, but it's not the badge of a professional lawman.
Wade is on a private manhunt, determined to catch the killers who had murdered his express-guard brother.
He hopes that his job as deputy sheriff will give him a long leg up on a mighty tough task...
The trail leads Wade to the goldmining town of Cyanide, where he's sure he can track down the killers by pursuing the outlaws behind a gold robbery.
But it soon becomes clear this gang is directed by one of the shrewdest brains in Western outlawry.
Time after time, Wade's best efforts are frustrated. He narrowly misses death by a hair, and he feels like a man groping in the dark.
He finally decides there is just one way the stolen gold can be going out of the country - through the wild region around the upper Humboldt, where he finds two mightily interesting people.
One is rancher Reilly's pretty daughter, Barbara. The other is a man called Slattery, who has several riders working for ...
Lemhi County Sheriff Coal Savage has realized a little too late that while losing marine and army buddies in Vietnam was bad, it feels a lot worse when the victims are murdered in cold blood--and they are right in the home town where he is sheriff.
Now he is dealing not only with a rebellious fifteen-year-old daughter and a hard-edged but beautiful woman who seems to think he's the scum of the earth, but he is running a race against time to stop a killer who wants him dead.
Everyone believes the killer is Bigfoot Monahan, the largest man in the valley and an ex-con who swore to kill Coal Savage for his part in putting him in the pen. Coal believes it as well--to the point that he finally realizes he is going to have to kill this man first. Before he can kill another of his friends.
When the truth comes home, it hits like the kick of a mule.
Join Coal Savage in a race against time and a race against conscience--kill or be killed.