What is it about cowboys that makes them so irresistible? Find out in this tantalizing collection of modern Western romances about those long, lean hunks in Stetsons and spurs who set all the gals' hearts ablaze. Bundle includes Killer Cowboy Charm, Court Me, Cowboy, The Rancher Takes a Family, Not Your Average Cowboy, Her Texan Temptation, The Last Cowboy, Hard Case Cowboy, The Cowboy Way, Every Inch a Cowboy and Cowboy Boss.
Workaholic Susan Collins wasn't the Gold Buckle Ranch's typical visitor--or camp counselor. The high-powered CEO was more likely to write a check to help disabled children than to teach them arts and crafts. For Susan, it was all business, never personal. So the last thing she expected was a rodeo cowboy to ride into the Gold Buckle and sweep her off her feet. Clint Scully was more at home dodging bulls in the ring than charming pretty but prickly executives from New York City. But there's a reason they say opposites attract. . . and sometimes that reason just might be true love!
Actress Maggie McIntyre hadn't come to Mountain Springs, Wyoming, to be lassoed by handsome rancher Joe Watley! Still, to keep custody of her troubled nephew, she had to step away from the bright lights of Broadway and into Joe's Cowboy Quest program for wayward youths. But it was hard for city slicker Maggie to resist her sizzling attraction to the sexy cowboy, who awakened long-forsaken dreams of love and security. Would she have to choose between the career she loved and the man who could help mend her broken family? Or could Maggie truly have it all?
A RODEO ROMANCE!Young widow Beth Conroy had long ago vowed never to lose her heart again. She spent all her time caring for her son, who had been in a wheelchair since the accident that killed his father. Then Kevin won a trip to the ranch of his bull-riding hero, and soon Beth's world was turned upside down by the sexy rodeo star!Jake Dixon had never met a mother as overprotective-or as beautiful. Beth's devotion to her son troubled his heart, as did the sadness in her eyes. All he wanted to do was kiss her troubles away, but when Beth learned that Jake was running from his own demons, she put her attraction on hold. Could the handsome cowboy heal Beth's wounded heart and make them a family?
For Sandy Harbor's tastiest comfort food, venture to the Silver Bullet Diner. But head next door to the new drive-in theater if you have an appetite for murder.... Trixie Matkowski has a tall order to fill this fall. Aside from dishing out delicious fare at the Silver Bullet during peak fishing season, she's helping her friend--Antoinette Chloe Brown, or ACB for short--open a drive-in movie theater in the vacant lot beside her diner. It's just the thing to take ACB's mind off Nick, her missing biker beau. But their plans are fried after Nick's body is discovered during the groundbreaking for the drive-in. And when the police connect the murder weapon to ACB, she becomes the prime suspect in eighty-sixing Nick. With the fate of her innocent friend and her business on the line, Trixie must make the guilty party pay up before someone else gets stiffed.... Includes Delicious Home-Style Recipes!
When Trixie Matkowski agrees to take over her aunt's diner, she pictures lakeside views and delicious comfort food in the small town where she spent summers as a child. But the sweet scene turns sour when someone puts murder on the menu... Trixie is in need of a fresh start away from her cheating ex-husband, but she may be biting off more than she can chew when she moves to upstate New York to run her family's famed Silver Bullet Diner. Not only is she caught off guard by the small town's resident heartthrob, Deputy Ty Brisco, but her first health inspection turns into a nightmare...when the inspector keels over in his Blue Plate Special. It seems someone made a deadly addition to an old family recipe, and Trixie is determined to find out whodunit. But between serving up orders and sniffing out clues, she'd better watch her back--or her next meal might be her last. Includes recipes!
Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:The Bachelor Takes a BrideThose Engaging Garretts! by Brenda HarlenMarco Palermo believes in love at first sight--now, if only he could get Jordyn Garrett to agree with him! A wager leads to a date and a sizzling kiss, but can Marco open Jordyn up to love and make make her his forever?A Sweetheart for the Single DadThe Camdens of Coloradoby Victoria PadeTender-hearted Lindie Camden is making up for her family's misdeeds by helping out the Camdens' archrival, Sawyer Huffman, on a community project. Sawyer's good heart and even better looks soon have her dreaming of happily-ever-after with the sexy single dad... The Rancher's Surprise SonGold Buckle Cowboys by Christine WengerCowboy Cody Masters has only ever loved one woman--Laura, the beautiful daughter of his arrogant neighbor. So when he finds out that Laura had their child, he's shocked. Can Cody reclaim what's his and build the family he's always dreamed of with Laura and their son? Look for Harlequin Special Edition's September 2015 Box Set 1 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family!Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!
Catching herself a cowboy was the last thing on Jenna Reed's mind.... Until one moved in with her! Well, technically bull rider Dustin Morgan was staying at her brother's house for the summer-but so was Jenna. Having her high school crush under the same roof was not the way she'd planned on spending her vacation. Especially since Dustin had never, ever so much as flirted with her. But maybe it was time the plain-Jane changed all of that. On the verge of turning thirty, Jenna knew it was high time to go after what she wanted...and she wanted Dustin. Using a magazine article called "Ten Ways to Seduce a Man," she set out to lasso her cowboy. But what would she do with him once she caught him?
Comfort food and murder are on the holiday menu in the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of Macaroni and Freeze . . . All Trixie Matkowski wants for Christmas is a break--just not the broken leg she got after slipping on some ice. With Sandy Harbor alive in the hustle and bustle of the season, it's the busiest time of the year at Trixie's Silver Bullet Diner. There are millions of things to do, including cater the town's annual Christmas pageant and community dinner with some delicious holiday comfort food. But the festivities turn into a bit of a turkey after Liz Fellows, the director of the pageant, is found with Trixie's butcher knife in her back. Now Trixie must help the police arrest the scary gentleman--or lady--guilty of the crime if she hopes to get herself off the naughty list.
"I'M GOING TO ASK SANTA FOR MY DAD BACK. " Widow Melanie Bennett knew her little boy's Christmas wish couldn't come true. So she vowed to give him the best holiday she could. And that meant avoiding strikingly handsome Sam LeDoux, the rescue worker she held responsible for their loss. But while visiting Hawk's Lake for the annual Snow Festival, Sam was everywhere--lighting the town's Christmas tree, coaching peewee ice hockey. He was even roped into playing the part of the town's Santa--whom her son believed in with all his heart. Now Sam was asking Melanie to believe--in his love for her and little Kyle. Just in time to give them all the best Christmas gift ever. . .
From free-range cowboy to down-home daddy!When pilot Lisa Phillips was named coguardian of her niece she did everything by the book: clipped her wings, took cooking classes and settled down to be a stand-in mom. But she hadn't planned on playing house with her "frenemy"-freewheeling rodeo rider and good-time cowboy Brett Sullivan.Sully stared down one-ton bulls on a daily basis, but a three-year-old girl struck terror into his heart. And so did the type A "Ice Queen" Lisa. She was too tempting...too dangerous. More than anything Sully wanted to melt her heart...and for the first time he wanted what he couldn't have-a real family with her and their little girl.
In the latest from the national bestselling author of Diners, Drive-ins, and Death, Trixie Matkowski finds herself in hot water after a killer gets cheesed off at a celebrity chef....When the library roof collapses from the harsh winter weather, diner owner and comfort food chef Trixie Matkowski decides to organize a mac-and-cheese cook-off to raise funds for repairs. Priscilla Finch-Smythe, famous TV chef and former Sandy Harbor resident, is not only available to judge the contest--she's offering an appearance on her show as the grand prize.Trixie hopes that winning first place in the cook-off will help boost publicity for her Silver Bullet Diner. But when another winner is announced, and Priscilla is later found frozen in a snowbank, Trixie starts getting attention from the police instead. Now she'll have to noodle over this mystery before everything really goes to pot....Includes Delicious Home-Style Recipes
The Desert News "Is Rattlesnake Ranch ready for prime time?" Stop the presses! Miss Hospitality herself, Meredith Bingham Turner, has been spotted bringing her unmistakable decorative flair--and delicious recipes--to Rattlesnake Ranch. Rumor has it she's visiting her best friend, Karen, and helping to spruce up the Porter homestead. But I think there's a reason she might be extending her stay: her best friend's brother, the bona fide cowboy, Bucklin Porter. Single dad Buck can be as prickly as an Arizona cactus if he thinks that you're messing with his home--or with the daughter he adores. But even he has to admit that ranching's been a hard road recently. Domestic goddess Merry might be the solution to all of Buck's prayers. . . in more ways than one!
The Little Boy Had His Eyes Cody Masters always believed that nothing could keep him and his high school sweetheart, Laura Duke, apart. Not her parents, not town gossip-not even a jail sentence! But when the cowboy returns home, he finds a new man in Laura's life. Johnny is three-and-a-half-feet tall, adores his pony and stares back at Cody with all-too-familiar blue eyes... The Mother Had His Heart Even though Laura insists a quickie marriage produced Johnny, Cody isn't giving up on his dream of their family. The only problem is getting her-and the rest of the town-to trust him again. Besides, Laura is harboring a secret that is keeping them apart, but could also bond them, and little Johnny, forever!
Trixie Matkowski is warming up to running her family's diner in the small town of Sandy Harbor in upstate New York. <P><P>But the only thing more demanding than serving up piping-hot comfort food twenty-four hours a day is getting to the bottom of a double homicide.... <P> Trixie fondly remembers summers as a child spent visiting the shores of Lake Ontario. Not much has changed--there are still vinyl booths at the Silver Bullet Diner, families eating home-cooked comfort food, and days of swimming in the lake. <P> But before Trixie can say "Order's up," someone's summer is abruptly cut short. One of the cottage residents is found dead, and Trixie suspects the crime might be linked to an unsolved disappearance in the picturesque town's past. <P> As Trixie works with Deputy Ty Brisco to solve both mysteries, their shocking discoveries will shake up the small town. And when word gets out that she's on the case, Trixie's in trouble--after all, the murderer won't spare her life just because she makes a killer corned beef sandwich.... <P> Includes Delicious Home-Style Recipes!
At sixteen, Marigold Sherwood thought she'd love Brian Hawkins forever. Only things didn't turn out the way they planned. Twelve years--and several heartbreaks--later, the burnt-out CEO had come back to Hawk's Lake to figure out her future. That future didn't include Brian, now an irresistibly attractive and ambitious man who reignited a bittersweet passion. He wanted to pick up where they'd left off. . . and Mari was ready to put down stakes right there, but Brian longed to escape his small town. Unless she could convince him that love wasn't a place but a state of heart. . .
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