Sent from Chicago to the Kansas Flint Hills on family business, Jaxton Anderson finds himself in conflict with Ami Martin from their very first meeting. Yet he cannot stop thinking about the stubborn young woman and her struggle to keep her own family farm by turning it into a bed and breakfast. Each time he tries to draw closer to her, he makes the situation worse until a series of crises throws Jaxton and Ami together in unexpected ways.
THE LONG WAY HOME is an adventure of love and reconciliation. Touching on themes of faith, family, and fortunes, it asks the characters and the reader "Who are you, and where do you want to be when you're eighty?"
"Staci Stallings writes from a deep knowledge and love of the Flint Hills, and with a compassionate understanding of everyday people caught up in family and life struggles. Her characters and their story will reside in your heart long after you have finished the last chapter of THE LONG WAY HOME."
U.S. Marshal Chase Reynolds is on a mission -- to track down an escaped train robber, even if it takes him into the wilds of Canada! Hot on the outlaw's trail, he follows him into the Canadian West -- and encounters more than he bargained for when he's taken prisoner by a beautiful woman.
Sara Cranston is trying to hold on to her ranch that a band of outlaws is determined to steal from her. A woman alone, she's "easy pickin's" -- and this ruthless crew is after more than the ranch -- there's a legend of buried gold hidden somewhere on her land.
Sara and Chase have a shared past -- one that is full of lies and secrets... and love. Seventeen years have gone by, and the passion is still there between them -- but will deceit and mistrust keep them from the happiness they both crave?
Chase has a duty to bring in the outlaws, but now he must work fast to do it before they murder the woman he loves. Can he convince her the future is still theirs for the taking if they only survive to ...
Maddie Hiller lives on her father's ranch but has always daydreamed of becoming a famous singer, following her late mother's steps. All these years, her father's strong disagreement has left her feeling alone and hemmed in a miserable fate. However, everything will seem vain when her family is being threatened by dangerous criminals, and she will have to face the hardest dilemma. Luckily enough, she will quickly find an ally on Buck's face who will accompany her to an unbelievable adventure. Will she manage to put her life back on track and follow her lifelong dream? How will her feelings affect her decision?
Buck Grady is the new sheriff in town who is determined to pursue justice with an obsessive approach due to his dark past. Personal affairs have no significance to him until he meets Maddie and gets carried away with her spirit and inner fire. Under dangerous circumstances, they will have to come closer and work together. Will he stay focused on his target or will he get lost in ...