Lisa Powers initially hated and feared the handsome Apache brave who captured her. Soon those feelings gradually changed and the two fell in love. The depth of their love and its survival are woven in a tapestry of adventure, challenge, fear and suspense that continues to the last word of this compelling novel.
Blake Hastings, a man bent on avenging his father's death and Samantha Walters, a minister's daughter,are brought together by their common belief in the abolitionist cause. What these two go through as they struggle in the Kansas and Missouri territory where good and evil were battling for the very souls of its inhabitants. makes for a page-turner that you just can't put down.
Having seen the massacre of his family when a young boy, Zack Myers' sole purpose in joining the Army was to seek revenge against the Indians who had estroyed his world. Even the peerless beauty of a colonel's daughter could not diminish his obsessive quest for revenge. However, when assigned to Wyoming territory where he was surrounded by danger and threatened by enemies, he was confronted by an Indian warrior whose dignity and valor challenged his every belief.
Novellas include "For the Sake of Love" by Rosanne Bittner, "An Impetuous Season" by Denise Domning, and "A Wish to Build a Dream On" by Vivian Vaughan.
Although many years had passed since Abbie and Lone Eagle began life together, challenges still threatened them. Now, homesteaders have come to the rugged western frontier, determined to wrest the land from the forbidden lovers and their "heathen" people. But two hearts as strong and defiant as theirs would overcome this danger, as, together, they struggled to hold on to their way of life and embrace their SAVAGE DESTINY.
Through a series of life-threatening events, mail-order bride Jennifer Andrews met and fell in love with Wade Morrow, a Comanche half-breed who had been abandoned as a newborn but adopted by a white family as an infant, and knew nothing of his Indian heritage. Still, something in him yearned for the wild, untamed land where he was born. So he headed up to west Texas to join with his future--and ended up with Jennifer Andrews in his arms! In spite of nearly unsurmountable events that threatened their very lives, they shared a deep love in the magnificent glow of the Comanche sunset.
"One of the most powerful voices in western romance returns with a gritty, earthly, moving love story that captures the true spirit of the West." -RT Book Reviews, review for Paradise ValleySHE'S A WOMAN WITH A SECRETElizabeth Wainwright is on the run. Accused of a murder she didn't commit, she has no choice but to cut ties with her old life and flee West. The last thing she wants is attention, but when her stagecoach is attacked, she suddenly finds herself under the fierce protection of one of Montana's famed vigilantes...whether she likes it or not.HE'S A MAN WITH A CODE Lawman Mitch Brady is sworn to uphold justice in the wild lands of 1860's Montana. He's never met a man he's feared, and he's never met a woman more desperately in need of his help. Something's shaken the secretive Elizabeth, but as he gets to know the beautiful city belle, he finds the only thing he wants more than her safety...is her trust.
Experience the epic, sweeping story of Jake and Miranda Harkner from Bittner's beloved Outlaw Hearts, called by New York Times bestseller Heather Graham "a wonderful, absorbing read, with characters to capture the heart and the imagination".Fate brought them together. His past may tear them apart.Miranda Hayes' life was changed the day she faced down infamous gunslinger Jake Harkner...and walked away with his heart. Their fates have been intertwined ever since. Hunted by the law, fleeing across a savage land, their desperate love flourished despite countless sorrows. Now, twenty-six years later, their family has finally found some measure of peace...balanced on the knife's edge of danger.Jake has spent his years as a U.S. Marshal atoning for sins, bringing law to the land he once terrorized. But no matter how hard he fights the demons of his brutal past, the old darkness still threatens to consume him. Only Miranda keeps the shadows at bay. But when outlaws looking for revenge strike a fatal blow, Jake risks losing the one woman who saw past his hard exterior and to the man inside.He always knew there'd be the devil to pay. He just never realized he might not be the one to bear the ultimate price.
Warriors and dreamers, pathfinders and rebels, the Monroes are a family divided between their Indian heritage and their white blood. As the clan gathers for a long-awaited reunion on their sprawling Colorado ranch, old hatreds and new passions explode. Yet family pride, loyalty and love keeps the clan intact.
In a shocking moment of violence, the waiting was over and Anna knew-but the truth was more devastating than death could ever be. However, she tried to build a new life with handsome lawman Nate Foster but struggled constantly with a terrible secret that if known could ruin her life completely.
Even in the peaceful New Mexico territory, Abbie and Lone Eagle couldn't escape the violence of a country in upheaval as the Civil War raged across the nation. Fate thrust them apart as Lone Eagle was forced to leave Abigail and face the horrors of the white man's war.
Jude is sent by his father to have farm owners leave their farm and they will lose all they have. Things are complicated when he falls for one of the farmer's daughters. Then secrets from the past come to light, and forgiveness and grace will be needed to find forever love.
"Bittner is one of those writers whose talent has grown over the years; that talent truly blossoms." - Publishers WeeklyDevastated by the droughts and plagues that have ravaged her family's homestead on the Nebraska Plains in the 1870s, settler Ingrid Svensson regards wealthy Jude Kingman as her sworn enemy. But Ingrid gradually sees that Jude shares her commitment to seeing justice served, and when personal tragedy strikes at everything she holds most dear, this strong, independent woman must reconsider her previous assumptions and open her heart to forgiveness...and love.The award-winning author of over fifty books, Michigan resident Rosanne Bittner is a member of the service organization the Lioness Club, which supports needy families and other worthy causes. She and her husband of thirty-nine years have two sons.
Rugged New Englander Will Lassater and an exotic Spanish beauty called Santana came from two different worlds but were united by a love that transcended all the tragedies of life! This western romance is truly one of Rosanne Bittner's most compelling works.
With over 3 million copies of her books in print, Bittner now delivers a heart-stiring story set in South Dakota during the 1890s. A young missionary teacher meets a fierce Sioux brave who is everything she desires but cannot have. Fighting society's prejudices and their own doubts, will their stormtide of passion sustain them?
When sixteen-year-old Jessica Matthews is attacked by Ottawa Indians, she is saved by the darkly attractive long hunter Noah Wilde. As Noah recovers from his wounds at Jessica's mountain cabin, he and Jessica fall in love; but Noah, who is secretly spying for the English government, has a mission to fulfill and is forced to leave once he recovers. When Noah is unexpectedly detained in Virginia, a tragedy changes Jessica's life forever. He must use all of his investigative skills to find the woman he loves. But whether she will take him back--and whether her new family will allow her to be taken--remains to be seen.
A heartwarming, compelling and action packed story of a tough, steely outlaw whose life was drastically changed when he fell in love with a beautiful young innocent woman planning to become a nun. Their struggle to find happiness in spite of their vastly different backgrounds and in the lawless environment of the untamed West plunges them into physical and emotional challenges that threaten not only their strong love but their very lives.
Connecticut socialite Maggie Dumont's marriage begins with a grand wedding and great dreams. But her hopes for a happy life are soon shattered by her new husband, the bitter son of a wealthy New York businessman, who catches gold fever and insists they head to wild, lawless California. The journey westward is hard. To survive, Maggie must become a different kind of woman than the pampered debutante she's always been. And when she meets wagon train scout Rafe Morrisey, she finds herself yearning for a different kind of man. Buckskin-clad, principled, and strong, Rafe awakens sensations she has been hungering for. Now, surrounded by Indian attacks, wolves, and outlaws, Maggie is suddenly torn between duty to her husband and reckless passion with the man who could be her one chance for true happiness. Ahead lies a tragedy she will need all her strength to face.
Bent on revenge, Callie hires Chris, a bounty hunter, to chase down the outlaws who took her mother's life, stole her means of survival, and destroyed her innocent trust in the good of mankind. She does not know that the man she hires will steal something more from her--her heart.
As railroads changed the face of the virgin frontier, the relentless tide of progress was threatening to destroy everything the lovers had fought so hard to build. With the Plains Indians forced to battle for their freedom and their very lives, Abigail and Lone Eagle would have to part once again.
MONTANA WOMAN, set in Kansas and Montana in the 1860's, depicts the life of one of the many uniquely determined single women who settled in the American West under the Homestead Act.
Mystic Dreamers, book 1 of the 3-part series, begins an intriguing historically accurate tale that describes how dreams and visions remain significant to Native Americans as part of the mystic circle of birth, life, death, and rebirth. Readers will understand why even today many Native Americans still turn to important prayer rituals, including physical sacrifices to find guidance in their lives.
Fall in love with the epic, sweeping romance of Bittner's beloved Outlaw Hearts, called by New York Times bestseller, Heather Graham "a wonderful, absorbing read, with characters to capture the heart and the imagination".United by chance, bound by fate, consumed by passion.Miranda Hayes has lost everything-her family, her husband, her home. Orphaned and then widowed, desperate to find a safe haven, she sets out to cross a savage land alone...until chance brings her face-to-face with notorious gunslinger Jake Harkner.Hunted by the law and haunted by a brutal past, Jake has spent a lifetime fighting for everything he has. He's never known a moment's kindness...until fate brings him to the one woman willing to reach past his harsh exterior to the man inside. He would die for her. He would kill for her. He will do whatever it takes to keep her his.Spanning the dazzling West with its blazing deserts and booming gold towns, Jake and Miranda must struggle to endure every hardship that threatens to tear them apart. But the love of an outlaw comes with a price...and even their passion may not burn bright enough to conquer the coming darkness.
A COMPELLING STORY OF A YOUNG WOMAN WIDOWED by the war, orphaned by vicious raiders AND left alone in a harsh, unyielding frontier who found within herself a deep well of courage and feelings of desire she'd never known when HER path clashed WITH a hard-hearted, notorious gunslinger Hunted by lawmen and desperadoes, and haunted by his brutal past. Together they struggled to protect and endure their hard won love amid the perils of a lawless wilderness In a world of heart-stopping danger and burning desire to survive the shadows that continually stalked their happiness .
At seventeen, strong-willed Harmony Jones had made it to Cripple Creek all by herself. Now all she needed to reach her inherited claim was a guide--but the only one she could find was the devastating handsome Buck Hanner. His blue eyes seemed to rip away her clothes and gaze upon her untouched flesh; his powerful body promised to conquer any of her maidenly protests. The determined lovely didn't have enough cash to leave her remote mountain spot unmined a whole winter, and even though she knew she should never consider spending three weeks on the trail absolutely alone with such a man, Harmony had no choice but to put her fate in his hands ... A VIRILE COWBOY'S NEED After just one glance at Harmony's lustrous blonde hair and sparkling emerald eyes, Buck knew he had to possess the alluring woman one night soon. Then she hired him to take her to her isolated destination and he swore to make the most of his luck. He'd turn her precious innocence into the riches of sensual experience. He'd force the fortune hunting wench to yearn only for his embrace. The carefree drifter wasn't the one to give Harmony the mansion and money she dreamed of--but that wouldn't stop him from sating his desire and showing her the rewards of searching for ecstasy's treasure and discovering Rapture's Gold.
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