A widow's second chance...The dissolution of Claire Hamilton's marriage left her heart as cold as the Montana snow. She resolved to stand alone-against a blizzard of murder accusations, violent attempts to seize her land, and the hungry wolves of winter. Until Joshua Gable saved her life...Standing warrior-strong beside her, Joshua offered to keep Claire safe from harm. And as his closeness ignited the flames of passion within her, Claire knew he could be the one to prove that it was possible to love again....
THREE RUGGED WESTERN MENTHREE COURAGEOUS LADIESTHREE FESTIVE TALES TO WARM THE HEART THIS CHRISTMAS!Rocky Mountain Christmas by Jillian HartSummoned on a dangerously snowy night to deal with two stowaways, Sheriff Mac McKaslin discovers they are none other than a homeless young widow-Carrie Montgomery-and her baby. But will the sheriff send them out into the cold...or find a warm place for them in his heart?The Christmas Gifts by Kate BridgesWhen Sergeant James Fielder arrives with a baby on his sled, he turns to Maggie Greerson for help. This special interlude allows Maggie to fulfill her secret dream of having a child-and explore the attraction that has always drawn her to James....The Christmas Charm by Mary BurtonDetermined to prevent her younger sister from marrying the wrong man, widow C
An outlaw on the run, a ranger tracking his brother, a rancher gifted with horses--hard men living hard and dangerous lives--lose their hearts to strong-willed, warm-hearted women in these sizzling tales of romance and desire on the western frontier. Bundle includes The Horseman, The Ranger and the Redyhead and The Last Honest Outlaw.
Grateful when she's hired as the Davises' maid, Ruby Ballard vows to help save her family's farm. There's just one problem: the boss's handsome son, Lorenzo. He makes her forget family duty, forget her lowly place, even forget her friends who are in love with him! But his love is a gift that could never be hers-not even for Christmas. Lorenzo knows Ruby is the only woman he could marry. Yet the quiet beauty refuses his courtship. As the holidays approach, he will make both their wishes come true, when he claims her at last as his snowflake bride.
The Cowboy's Christmas Miracle by Jillian Hart Wrongly imprisoned, Caleb McGraw is finally free-but the bitterness he holds still makes him feel trapped. Until he sees the beautiful Caroline holding a little boy with eyes just like his own. Discovering his long-lost son is just the start of Caleb's Christmas miracles! Christmas at Cahill Crossing by Carol Finch One Christmas night, outcast Lucas Burnett finds a silver-haired angel buried in the snow. But Rosalie Greer is no pale spirit-she's a fiery, independent woman, as wild as the mustangs Lucas breeds. Can she be the one to finally thaw Lucas's frozen heart? A Magical Gift at Christmas by Cheryl St. John Meredith has always dreamed of a grand life but, stranded on a train in heavy snowfall with two young stowaways, she unexpectedly finds she has everything she needs with just one strong man to protect her. . . .
Lexie Evans is not looking for a relationship with Pierce Granger. And that's just fine by the handsome soldier. Neither one has time for romance, but they can both commit to friendship, right? Then, after months as pen pals, Pierce visits Lexie's family ranch in Wyoming. Face to face with her friend, Lexie realizes her feelings toward him have changed. She's finally ready for love--but is Pierce ready to be hers for keeps?
Trapped in a mine shaft with a little girl, September Stevens prays for someone to save them. When help arrives in the form of army ranger Mark Hawkins, the best friend of her late fiancé, they both feel God's hand at work. Together they help each other rebuild their lives. As they let the spirit of the holidays into their hearts, feelings of new love start to take hold. But September is afraid to risk her heart on another soldier. Until Mark offers a Christmas vow, one that could last a lifetime.
Rocky Mountain Courtship by Jillian Hart Joseph Brooks suspects his mother of bringing a pretty young lady to town--as a mail-order bride. But Clara Woodrow is not that lady! Enchanted by her and determined to have no other, Joseph must use the magical last few days of spring to make Clara admit the desire they share for one another. . . . Courting Miss Perfect by Judith Stacy Fleeing a humiliating incident in Virginia, the last thing Brynn O'Keefe needs is an interfering Pinkerton detective suspecting her of some ridiculous crime! Concerned for her reputation, Brynn is horrified when handsome Travis Hollister tells the locals she is his sweetheart--and even more astonished when she begins to like the very idea of it! Courted by the Cowboy by Stacey Kayne Constance Pauley becomes enamored with the man who once saved her life--then finds out the very same dashing Kyle Darby had inadvertently caused her injuries all those years ago! Now she can't forgive the way he has stolen her heart, and how easily she wants to become his bride. . . .
Sweet BlessingsOf course Amy McKaslin is drawn to the man who saved her and her son. But Heath Murdock needs more than gratitude from the sweet waitress. The grief-stricken drifter needs rescuing, too. Luckily Amy has enough love to save them both.Blessed VowsJake McCall wants a wife-now. Not for his sake, but to help care for his niece. So he sweeps Rachel McKaslin off her feet. Yet when the dust settles, will Jack be content with a marriage of convenience, or can Rachel help him reach for love?
When contacted by her long-lost grandmother, Lauren McKaslin wanted to reconnect with all the warmhearted Montana McKaslins. For too long, she'd relied solely on herself. But mistrustful lawman Caleb Stone stood in the way of her dreams, and his questions about her were intimidating. Was his attention more than a protective instinct? Now that she believed in family again, perhaps this was also the time to believe in true love.
In this light romance, Kirby is searching for Mr. Right. Will she find everything she wants in a man that she wants in a marriage in Sam Gardner who moves in next door? Will Sam learn to open up his wounded heart to love again?
Before Claudia Masters even meets Seth Lessinger, she leaves him a message from the Psalms: "May the Lord give you the desire of your heart. " She knows there's something different about this man. Something special. And meeting him only confirms it. For his part, Seth, who is a new Christian, immediately recognizes that Claudia is the woman for him#151;the woman he wants to marry and take back to Alaska. But Claudia is torn between Seth and her life in Seattle. How can she give up everything familiar, everything she's always worked for? And yet, she can't bear the thought of losing this man she's come to love#133;. Only when she acts with faith and hope does she find her true destiny.
Rocky Mountain Bride by Jillian HartSavannah Knowles arrives in Montana expecting to marry Nate Brooks, but he has never heard of her! Can this quiet man find room in his heart for lonely Savannah?Shotgun Vows by Kate BridgesMilly Thornbottom has a crush on Mountie Weston Williams, and one stolen kiss changes their lives! After they're marched straight to the altar, can her crush possibly develop into more?Springville Wife by Charlene SandsGrace Lander returns to Springville to pick up the pieces of her life and become the town's schoolmarm. Single father Caleb Matlock's kiss may be just what Grace needs to mend her heart and make a home!
Special forces soldier Ben McKaslin returns home with a bum leg, a bad attitude and his career in tatters. Then, in one defining moment, an emergency has him leaping instinctively to the rescue-and locking eyes with the captivating woman he left behind. Could this be fate's doing? After her own crushing setback, Cadence Chapman has learned to embrace life to the fullest. But she's also learned how to safeguard her heart. Yet, while Ben mends, sparks reignite between him and Cadence, and she realizes she still loves him to the depths of her soul. Dare she pin all her dreams on this embittered military man who has no idea how lucky he truly is?
Where Do Lonely Hearts Go? The chance to rescue abandoned horses has ;iven Eloise Tipple the fresh start she needs. After losing her skating career and fiance, she returns home to Wild Horse, Wyoming, to work at a beautiful inn and man the stables. Sean Granger has also come home to nurse some emotional wounds and would like nothing more than to pursue life as a lone wolf. Both say they want nothing more than friendship. But while saving homeless horses, can Sean and Eloise save each other and heal their wounds?
The Finest Gift by Lauraine SnellingA plain Jane without any suitors, Arley Hoople doesn't dare dream of romance this Christmas. So she brings holiday joy to others: repairing her grandmother's nutcracker and commissioning a dollhouse for the girls at the orphanage. Yet one knock at the woodcarver's door unexpectedly brings Arley a gift of her own: love. A Blessed Season by Jillian HartAn abandoned girl asks bounty hunter Rafe Jones to track down her long-lost mother for Christmas. The holiday wish breaks through his hardened heart, and he easily finds Cora Sims in Montana Territory. She's definitely the woman Rafe has been looking for. But is she actually the girl's mother?
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