It may be the most romantic time of the year, but Valentine’s Day just brings up bad memories for Nate Truett. Because on that day six years ago, Ronnie Hartman turned down his marriage proposal and broke his heart. Ever since, he’s avoided the holiday—and her—completely. Now he’s returned to Mustang Valley, Arizona, for one last chance to set things right.
Ronnie hasn’t forgotten that awful day, or why she turned down Nate’s proposal, but six years is a long time. Seeing how easily the former bull rider fits back into her life is…interesting. As he is welcomed with open arms by her family, Ronnie realizes one thing. Whatever his reasons for coming back, she can’t avoid him, or the past, anymore…
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 string of mysterious accidents at the Easy Money Rodeo Arena cast newly hired livestock manager and former addict J.R. Wilde under suspicion. Needing this job to prove he’s back on track, J.R. enlists the help of the Knight Agency when local sheriff’s deputies dismiss the accidents as just that and not intentional. Nurse practitioner and single mother Naomi Whitehorse works for the Easy Money as their on-site emergency medical staff. She herself only recently got her life together after her late husband’s unexpected death.
With a young daughter to raise, the last thing Naomi needs is to involve herself with a former addict who’s facing a lifetime of challenges. But because she believes in J.R.’s innocence, she agrees to help to solve the mystery of the accidents by being eyes and ears — which puts her and J.R. in close proximity as they work together to find the real culprit. Danger lurks around the corner, but is it from the person targeting J.R. or his and Naomi’s impossible to resist attraction?
Frankie Hartman never thought she’d see Spence Bohanan again. Not after he broke her heart and walked away before she could tell the wandering cowboy about his twin daughters. Now that he’s back in Mustang Valley, Frankie has to reveal the truth. At least about his kids—Spence can never find out that she still secretly aches for him.
Spence finally has his life together and he’s ready to prove himself to the only woman he’s ever loved, but her revelation shakes everything up. It doesn’t take long for him to fall in love with his little girls, but repairing the trust between him and Frankie won’t happen quite so quickly. Spence is ready to be a family man—will Frankie give him a chance?
A secret, no-strings relationship with Aaron Travers has suited Melody Hartman just fine for the past eight months. The lives of the Mustang Valley veterinarian and the deputy sheriff have always been complicated—and are about to become more so, because Mel is pregnant!
Raising his toddler daughter and protecting his Arizona town are Aaron’s priorities. But this unexpected pregnancy is a life changer. The widowed single dad is ready to do the right thing and marry Mel. Can he say the three words she is waiting to hear? Will she think he wants to marry her only because of the baby? Or will she acknowledge that their feelings for each other run deeper than either of them realized?
After three years of wrongful imprisonment, Quinn Crenshaw is ready to rebuild his life and find the daughter he has never met. A job training horses at his cousin’s Arizona cattle ranch becomes something wonderful when Quinn meets Summer Goodwyn and her special-needs little boy. The single mother believes in him…and is raising this former rodeo champion’s spirits sky-high!
The equine therapy program is helping Summer’s young son connect with others—including one super-attractive rancher determined to be a father to his own little girl. Despite the obstacles in their path, can she make Quinn see they have a future worth fighting for?
Some of you may have heard, Harlequin’s “Western” line is officially closing July of 2018. My last book for them, THE BULL RIDER’S VALENTINE, was released January 3rd. The good news is I’ll now be writing for Harlequin “Heartwarming” and continuing with the cowboy stories I love! My first release with them, not yet titled, will be out November of this year. So stay tuned for more detail!
I’m now blogging at the Heartwarming Blog on the third Monday of every month. Drop by and come say hi over at HEARTWARMING AUTHORS!