Aidan "Ace" Hart left Flynn McKinley heartbroken when he put family duty above her feelings. Then one night, the old passions were reignited and now Flynn is about to get something she's always wanted-a child to love.Ace takes his responsibilities very seriously. Running Thunder Ranch and his busy veterinary practice leaves little time for a personal life. That'll only get worse now that he's spending every spare minute with Midnight, the champion rodeo stallion he hopes will save the ranch from financial disaster.Flynn refuses to marry Ace and be yet one more "responsibility" to him. She wants Ace to want to marry her! And until he admits he loves her, she's determined to raise her baby alone....
Giving away her baby for adoption was the second biggest mistake of Sierra Powell's life. But after a miraculous turn of events, she is reunited with her toddler son and they return to Arizona. Too bad Sierra's first mistake is waiting for her there-Clay Duvall, a much too charming cowboy. And onetime love of her life.Clay is not about to let go of the opportunity to raise his flesh and blood. He proposes co-parenting-meaning Sierra and Jamie have to move close to him. Real close, as in onto his property. As far as Sierra's concerned, he has no say in her son's life; Clay was the one who walked out on their relationship.Will the sparks between Clay and Sierra set off the formerly feuding Powell and Duvall clans...or will they rekindle an old passion?
TOO CLOSE TO HOME Cassidy Beckett has a secret she's kept for six years: the identity of her son's father. She can't hide the truth much longer. The Easy Money Arena's new bull manager, Shane Westcott, also happens to be the boy's handsome uncle. But Cassidy will do anything to protect her young son, even if it means steeling her heart against Shane's nearly irresistible charm. It doesn't take Shane long to figure out two things-Cassidy's son is his nephew, and his feelings for the boy's beautiful mother go way beyond friendship. As a single dad, Shane knows how important a father is to a child. He also knows the men in Cassidy's life have let her down before. Can Shane convince Cassidy to face the truth without losing her trust...or his heart?
A COWBOY'S SECOND ACT To provide stability for his two young children, retired rodeo rider Josh Dempsey returns home to his family's Arizona ranch, part of which is used as a mustang sanctuary run by Cara Alverez. Working with horses helps Cara deal with a tragic loss. When Josh asks her for parenting help in return for his support with the sanctuary, Cara is torn. She is captivated by his adorable toddler son and baby daughter but isn't sure she can survive another blow to the heart. Unless a cowboy looking for his own second chance can show her how to love again. Enjoy a special bonus short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, MY FUNNY VALENTINE
It isn't easy for a man to get back in the saddle after he's lost his competitive edge. But fallen rodeo star Ty Boudeau refuses to give up his shot at the World Championship. Even if it means taking lessons at a glorified dude ranch from a woman who can rope a steer better than a man. As owner of Cowboy College, Adele Donnelly makes it a rule never to get involved with her guests. Especially not a famous and footloose cowboy whose life is all about traveling the rodeo circuit. But Ty is more than just another handsome face. . . ;and getting pregnant with his baby wasn't in Adele's long-term game plan. Because men like him can't be tied down. And she's not used to family sticking around. Why should Ty be any different? Should she give the cowboy a chance to be a championship daddy?
THE COMEBACK COWBOY As owner of Cowboy College, Adele Donnelly makes it a rule never to get involved with her guests, especially not famous and footloose cowboy Ty Boudeau, whose life is all about traveling the rodeo circuit. But Ty is more than just another handsome face. . . and when Adele finds out shes pregnant with his baby, Tyll have to prove he can be a championship daddy. THE ACCIDENTAL SHERIFF Sheriff Neil Lovitts job has already made him a widower and robbed his five-year-old girl of her mother. Now Neils just looking to keep his daughter, and his heart, safe. But Carolina Sweetwater isnt interested in safe. Can Carolina convince the sexy sheriff that he stands to lose more by risking nothing at all?
He's Just A CowboyNot by choice, Conner Durham has traded in his suit for jeans and cowboy boots. He's grateful to find work training mustangs-after all, cowboying is in his blood. But for years he's been pulling down six figures working as a systems analyst. Now he's lost his job, his house and his whole way of life. The one good thing that has happened is meeting Dallas Sorrenson, a former flame, again.Dallas has some surprising news-she's pregnant. It's not the coming baby that has Conner tied in knots, but his current position in the world. Can a successful photographer fall for a lowly cowboy? And what about Dallas's ex-who just happens to be the man who ended Conner's job? The situation couldn't be more complicated...but maybe there's no such thing as a bad time to fall in love.
Includes three complete books - each a collection of stories:<P> * A Family Man by Cathy Gillen Thacker - These two cowboy dads need a helping hand...a woman's hand, that is! <P> * More Than Expected by Tina Leonard - These two Callahan brothers are determined to be bachelors for live... until they meet the women -- and the babies -- they can't resist!<P> * Suddenly a Father by Cathy McDavid - Welcome to Bear Creek Ranch, the place where these two cowboys finally find their families!
Is Love Enough To Keep Them Together? When a fall from a horse ends her show-riding career, Jolyn Sutherland comes home to Blue Ridge, Arizona, to heal and rebuild her life. But the onetime star performer has jumped from the frying pan into the fire. . . smack in the middle of a brewing domestic storm that could sabotage her blossoming relationship with Chase Raintree, her first love. Jolyn's homecoming is a complication the vet and devoted single father doesn't need. Especially with her family questioning whether Chase is the biological father of his eight-year-old daughter. Mandy is everything to Chase, and Jolyn could help him complete his little family. But now that family is in danger of being split apart. Chase won't let anyone take his child away from him, even if it means losing his second chance with Jolyn. . . .
Maddie Campbell was not your ordinary thief. A beautiful young widow and mother, she liked to think her wealthy victims were merely "donating" to the many others of the mining community who had been left with nothing. Maddie was quite good at what she did...until a former lawman arrived in Eden to investigate the recent spate of crimes. He didn't need to say a word; his piercing gaze arrested her on the spot. Despite her efforts to throw him off track, he was determined to draw out all her secrets in the most exquisite ways- soft caresses, passionate kisses, and exploration of her most intimate places. But when confronted with the truth, would he choose love or the law?
Harlequin American Romance brings you four new all-American romances for one great price, available now! This box set includes: COME HOME, COWBOY Mustang Valley * by Cathy McDavid Single dad Josh Dempsey returns to the Dos Estrellas Ranch to start over. Cara Alverez operates a mustang sanctuary on the ranch and isn't ready for a romantic relationship...but Josh is intent on changing her mind. HIS RANCH OR HERS Snowy Owl Ranchers * by Roz Denny Fox Being in the Green Berets prepared Zeke Maxwell for anything--anything except inheriting a ranch and an ornery forewoman who wants the land herself. Can he convince Myra Odell he belongs on the ranch...and in her heart? THE WOULD-BE DADDY Safe Harbor Medical * by Jacqueline Diamond Psychologist Franca Brightman and surgeon Marshall Davis have completely different opinions on almost everything--but especially about children. So when an unexpected night of passion leads to pregnancy, will it mean war...or a wedding? SAFE IN THE LAWMAN'S ARMS Hope, Montana * by Patricia Johns Montana sheriff Mike Cruise has short-term custody of his young niece Katy, so he hires pregnant nanny Mallory Smythe. But when he must protect Katy and Mallory from an outside threat, Mike realizes he wants more than temporary! If you love small towns and cowboys, watch out for 4 new Harlequin American Romance titles every month! Romance the all-American way! Join HarlequinMyRewards.com to earn FREE books and more. Earn points for all your Harlequin purchases from wherever you shop.
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Harlequin® American Romance brings you four new all-American romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin® American Romance box set includes:THE COWBOY SEAL'S TRIPLETS (Bridesmaids Creek) by Tina LeonardJohn Lopez "Squint" Mathison learned a lot in the Navy, but taming wild child Daisy Donovan requires a different set of skills. Skills he's going to need as an expectant father!THE BULL RIDER'S SON (Reckless, Arizona) by Cathy McDavidWhen newly hired bull manager and old friend Shane Westcott shows up at the Easy Money Rodeo Arena, Cassidy Beckett is forced to reveal the secret she's been keeping for six years: the identity of her son's father.THE HEART OF A COWBOY (Blue Falls, Texas) by Trish MilburnNatalie Todd has returned to Blue Falls with a terrible secret. She knows she must reveal the truth, but doing so will kill any feelings rancher Garrett Brody has for her...A RANCHER OF HER OWN (The Hitching Post Hotel) by Barbara White DailleRanch manager and single father Pete Brannigan needs to find the right woman to make his family complete. And Jane Garland is completely unsuitable. So why can't he stop thinking about her?If you love small towns and cowboys, watch out for 4 new Harlequin® American Romance titles every month! Romance the all-American way!
THE TEXAS WILDCATTER'S BABY: Ginger Rollins can't believe she gave in to temptation--again! It's time for her and Rand McCabe to face the consequences. Never mind that the geological engineer and sexy environmental cowboy are on opposite sides when it comes to the Texas land they both love. Now that she's pregnant, they have one option. Rand isn't used to being proposed to by a woman--especially one as gorgeous as Ginger--but he's all for getting married. Too bad the independent wildcatter sees their union as a nonnegotiable deal. Doesn't she know they share more than hot chemistry? How long can he keep his feelings--and their baby--a secret? Rand vowed to love and honor Ginger forever. And it's a promise he intends to keep....<P> MOST ELIGIBLE SHERIFF: Las Vegas casino manager Ruby McPhee needs to lay low while the police deal with a stalker at work. So she's trading in her high heels for cowboy boots and assuming her twin sister's identity at the Gold Nugget Ranch. Ruby only plans on staying in Sweetheart, Nevada, until the threat back home has passed. But then she discovers a detail her sister forgot to mention--the handsome sheriff she's dating. It only takes a single kiss for Cliff Dempsey to realize the woman in his arms is someone entirely different...and completely irresistible. To protect Ruby's secret, Cliff maintains her ruse, but soon the lines between duty and desire begin to blur. Ruby and Cliff know they have a once-in-a-lifetime connection, but will they have a chance to let their love grow? <P> AIMING FOR THE COWBOY: Helen Shaw loves her independence. On the rodeo circuit for months at a time, Helen's focused on her championship dreams. That all changes when she discovers she's pregnant with Colt Granger's baby. Friends with Colt since childhood, Helen always hoped they might be something more, but not like this. Not because he feels an obligation. As a single dad, Colt's got his hands full with three raucous young boys and a busy ranch, but he can't stop thinking about Helen. He's thrilled when she suddenly quits competing and returns to Briggs, Idaho...until he finds out why. Colt's night with Helen was definitely more than a fling, but he never meant for it to lead to another baby. Could this misstep actually be a step in the right direction?<P> ROPING THE RANCHER: Stacey Michaels is trying to get her acting career back on track while looking after her traumatized teenage brother and a demanding mother. She doesn't have time for romance. And if she did? Well, she'd look to date someone in the business, not some cowboy. But when her brother begs her for a chance to try the equine therapy program Colt Montgomery offers at his ranch in Colorado, Stacey can't refuse. Even if she and Colt strike sparks off one another. She knows he sees her as a diva, but why can't he understand she just wants what's best for her brother? She's spent her whole life taking care of others--maybe it's time to let Colt take care of her.
Harlequin American Romance brings you four new all-American romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin American Romance bundle includes Her Rodeo Man by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Cathy McDavid, The Doctor's Cowboy by Trish Milburn, The Baby Bonanza by USA TODAY bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond and A Texan for Hire by Amanda Renee.If you love small towns and cowboys, watch out for 4 new Harlequin American Romance titles every month! Romance the all-American way!
Harlequin American Romance brings you four new all-American romances for one great price, available now for a limited time only from November 1 to November 30! This Harlequin American Romance bundle includes A Callahan Christmas Miracle by USA TODAY bestselling author Tina Leonard, His Christmas Sweetheart by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Cathy McDavid, A Small Town Thanksgiving by USA TODAY bestselling author Marie Ferrarella and A Cowboy's Christmas Wedding by Pamela Britton.If you love small towns and cowboys, watch out for 4 new Harlequin American Romance titles every month! Romance the all-American way!
Harlequin American Romance brings you four new all-American romances for one great price, available now! This box set includes: LONE STAR TWINS McCabe Multiples * by Cathy Gillen Thacker Poppy McCabe and her best friend, Lieutenant Trace Caulder, marry in order to adopt twin infants, expecting their longstanding relationship to stay exactly the same. Instead, everything changes, including the two of them! THE COWBOY'S CHRISTMAS FAMILY by Donna Alward Rancher Cole Hudson is determined to win the heart of Maddy Wallace, and her twin boys, too. But it'll take all his effort--and the spirit of Christmas--to thaw this beautiful widow's heart! HER HOLIDAY RANCHER Mustang Valley * by Cathy McDavid Gabe Dempsey expected to inherit Dos Estrellas Ranch when his father died, but he didn't count on interference from Reese McGraw, the very attractive trustee of the estate--and the woman whose secret he's kept for twelve years. THE SURGEON'S CHRISTMAS BABY Cowboys of the Rio Grande * by Marin Thomas Former army surgeon Alonso Marquez is afraid he won't be a good father, but Hannah Buck is determined to prove that her love is just what the doctor needs. If you love small towns and cowboys, watch out for 4 new Harlequin American Romance titles every month! Romance the all-American way!
Includes: <P> The Cowboy SEAL: Navy SEAL Cooper Hansen hasn't been home in more than a decade. He has never forgiven himself for the accident that killed his mother, and as far as he knows, neither has his family. But when his brother's widow, Millie, needs his help to save the Hansen ranch, Cooper can't stay away any longer. <P> The Texan's Surprise Son: Jacob Baron is shocked to discover he's a father. But he's determined to do right by his son, despite the lack of strong role models in his own life. Jacob's a bull rider, and there's no halfway with him. He'll be the kind of dad his son needs...even if Cody's attractive aunt, Mariana Snow, seems to question his daddy skills at every turn. <P> His Favorite Cowgirl: A stint as ranch manager on the Circle P may be the perfect way for Hank Judd to reconnect with his ten-year-old daughter. And selling his former girlfriend's family ranch will provide the cash he needs to restart his failed real-estate business. He just has to resist falling for the girl next door all over again. <P> A Rancher's Redemption: Since she was a teen, there's been one guy that restaurateur Dani Pettit can always count on--her best friend, Nick. Their relationship is purely platonic...that is until a single kiss changes everything. Now Dani is falling hard for the one man she shouldn't fall for--the one who can truly break her heart.
Nine years ago Ethan Powell gave up his rodeo career, his Arizona ranch, his family-and most important, his high school sweetheart-to join the Marines. He's returned an injured hero, determined to let nothing keep him from going back to a job he loves-breaking horses. Getting back in the saddle is something he needs to do, to prove to himself he can. Breaking horses and breaking her heart again? No way! Caitlin Carmichael isn't ready to pick up where she and Ethan left off, no matter how devastating his kisses are. She isn't the same carefree risk taker she used to be. This time the two-feet-solidly-on-the-ground nurse is proceeding with caution. So what is it about Ethan and his daredevil ways that's making her long to have him as her Christmas cowboy-for now and every Christmas to come?
A COWBOY FOR ALL SEASONS Four generations of Dempseys have struggled to turn the Dos Estrellas ranch into a successful cattle operation. Gabe Dempsey vows to keep the dream alive, even if he has to share ownership with two half-brothers, who are virtual strangers. They are also pressuring him to sell-which will happen over his dead body. Luckily, Reese McGraw is the trustee of his father's estate, and she's on Gabe's side. For now. Reese is happy to support Gabe in his fight to keep the ranch-but is her support a conflict of interest? His brothers seem to think so. Gabe and Reese's growing feelings for each other are a problem, too. But maybe it's one that will be solved by the magic of Christmas!
RETURNING...HOME? Twenty-five years ago, the Beckett family was irrevocably divided by lies told and secrets kept. But Ryder Beckett comes back to The Easy Money to reconcile with his past and help run the rodeo arena until he can find a new job. He's quick to fall into old ways-taking care of the horses, trying a few of his old rodeo tricks...and falling for Tatum Mayweather. Ryder's childhood friend has become a beautiful woman. But how can he get involved with a single mother of three when he's only at the ranch temporarily? Tatum deserves a stay-in-one-place kind of guy, and that has never been Ryder. Is the pull of family enough to keep him in Reckless, Arizona? Is this where Ryder truly belongs?
A HOLIDAY FOR HEALING Nothing's been simple in Sweetheart, Nevada, since the wildfire that ravaged the charming little town. Miranda Staley is among those who've sworn to stay on and bring Sweetheart back to life. She loves running a group home for the elderly, but it's getting difficult to keep her business going. She could lose everything she's worked so hard to create. On the day of the fire, Will Desarro helped save some of Miranda's elderly residents. The handsome ranch hand is a man of few words, but Miranda soon discovers that beneath that quiet exterior beats a heart of gold. Will can help save Miranda's home and her business-but only if their love is strong enough to conquer his painful past.
From the back cover Everyone Was Sure She Was Gone For Good... Being back in Blue Ridge, Arizona, to help her grandmother was almost a relief after her busy job as a nurse in a Tucson E.R. Aubrey Stuart badly needed a few weeks of peace and quiet-but facing her past was another thing entirely. The boy she'd eloped with and hastily divorced ten years ago had matured. And Gage Raintree the man was a thousand times more tempting than he'd been then. ... Except Her Ex. They'd been too young and unsure of each other to fight back when their families decided they'd made a terrible mistake - especially when Gage thought his duty was to devote his life to the family ranch. But now he had six weeks before Aubrey went back to her career.
Everyone Was Sure She Was Gone For Good...Being back in Blue Ridge, Arizona, to help her grandmother was almost a relief after her busy job as a nurse in a Tucson E.R. Aubrey Stuart badly needed a few weeks of peace and quiet-but facing her past was another thing entirely. The boy she'd eloped with and hastily divorced ten years ago had matured. And Gage Raintree the man was a thousand times more tempting than he'd been then....Except Her ExThey'd been too young and unsure of each other to fight back when their families decided they'd made a terrible mistake-especially when Gage thought his duty was to devote his life to the family ranch. But now he had six weeks before Aubrey went back to her career.Six weeks to show his first-and only-love he deserved a second chance....
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