For six years, Rachel Leonard fought to keep body and soul together. When Harrison Taylor shows up claiming half her beloved ranch, Rachel’s faced with a business partner she doesn’t trust and a husband she doesn’t want. Protecting her would be a lot easier if she did trust him.
Allison Webster is running for her life. What she needs is a knight in shining armor, much like the heroines in the penny novels she reads. What she has is an embittered former Confederate cavalry officer and he isn’t in the least bit interested in rescuing a damsel in distress.
When he isn’t chasing the bottom of a bourbon bottle, Drake Adams is a bounty hunter. Pay day is coming when he learns the woman who left him standing at the altar has a price on her head for murder.
Colt Evans didn’t choose to be a shootist. All he wants to do is hang up the hardware and spend the rest of his life with the woman he loves. The problem is it isn’t a question of “if” but “when” his past will show up and when it does, Amy and her younger brother and sister could be caught in the crossfire. He can’t stay and he doesn’t want to leave.
When a murderous specter from the past threatens everything A.J. loves, he'll face the demons he thought long buried to win Allison again. Surrender still isn't in his vocabulary.
With their town slowly dying in the aftermath of the American Civil War, the ladies of Brokken, Texas come up with an interesting plan. Mail order grooms just might be what they need to save Brokken.
Honesty seemed to be in limited supplies. Abigail didn't mention she could barely read or write in the letters her friend wrote for her to the prospective groom. Mathew failed to let Abigail know he only wanted a mother for his son, a son he also didn't mention in his letters. Broken trust must be repaired if they want a chance.
Victoria knew her husband wasn't dead. When Jonathan returns to Brokken, she isn't about to let him break her heart again. Convincing her he isn't the man Victoria thinks Jonathan was is the only way to keep his neck out of a noose.