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The Fillies

 

JOIN US for our 5th Annual Cowboys & Mistletoe celebration!  We’re featuring our newest Christmas books, as usual, but this year we’ve got short, simple, and sweet games planned.  One for every filly!  One for every day!  We’re going to make it easy for you to win a Christmas ornament and maybe something more, too.

November 28 through December 1st.  Hope to see you there.  Yee-Haw!

 

CHERYL PIERSON

Hey, everyone! I have something to crow about today! A few months ago, submissions were opened in the Western Fictioneers professional writers’ group for short stories to be accepted for a western anthology that was being put together. This collection of stories was a themed collection, about things that might take place on a western trail—such as a stagecoach ride, or a journey on a train, or a cattle drive. Oh, and did I mention, 7000 words was the limit? YIKES. Y’all know, I usually write LONG. But I decided to do this because it was a bit out of my comfort zone—the length and the theme…and y’all ALSO know how I turn most things into romantic stories, right? LOL

I submitted a story called The Abduction of Kalem Elliott, and believe me, I needed every one of those 7000 words to tell Kalem’s story! But, of course, I couldn’t write a story without a TOUCH of romance between the supposed female kidnapper of this young boy and the U.S. marshal who is tasked to bring her back to stand trial.

This is a wonderful traditional western collection of stories that is family friendly and is written by a great variety of western authors, including Terrence McCauley, Vonn McKee, Gail Heath, Jeffrey J. Mariotte, Terry Alexander, J.E.S. Hayes, Benjamin Thomas, Big Jim Williams, Dennis Doty, Edward Massey, JD Arnold, J.L. Guin, Charlie Steel, Jackson Lowry, and James Reasoner. There is an Introduction by Doris McCraw, and the book is edited by veteran author Richard Prosch. It’s available in digital and print copies at Amazon, and makes a great gift. I’m so thrilled that my story was included. YEE-HAW!

AMAZON LINK: https://tinyurl.com/bdjfxz56

 

Karen Witemeyer

I’m thrilled to announce that A Texas Christmas Carol has been named a finalist for the prestigious Christy Award.

WooHoo!

Winners will be announced November 17.

Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Christianbook

Linda Broday

A Centennial Celebration!

This past Saturday, Texas High Plains Writers in Amarillo, TX turned 100 years old!! 

I’ve been a member of this organization since 2001 and have learned so much from them.

Actually, the pandemic delayed this. We should’ve celebrated in 2020.

Not many organizations (started in 1920) can claim this milestone.

Laura V. Hamner certainly made her mark on the Texas Panhandle.

It’s Yee-Haw Day!

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Linda Broday

HOPE’S ANGEL will be out tomorrow!!

Can a man scarred in an accident find the courage to live again and to celebrate Christmas?

A pretty lady doctor fights to heal the scars he carries inside. 

RELEASES TOMORROW!! Oct. 4th!! 

AMAZON

Cathy McDavid

New Release

My October release, BLIZZARD REFUGE, is officially out. I’m pretty excited. This is my second Love Inspired Suspense and 40th book for Harlequin (my 57th published book). That’s reason to celebrate!

Caught in a snowstorm…and a killer’s crosshairs!

A blizzard traps federal witness Kiera Driscoll and her seven-month-old daughter in the mountains with little hope of survival. Until Nash Myers shows up. Nash insists on sheltering them and their US marshal escort at his family cabin. Trusting a stranger feels beyond risky, yet Kiera has no choice. She must protect her baby. But as the storm closes in, so do the threats to her life…

 

 

Purchase Blizzard Refuge

 

Shanna Hatfield

I’m so very honored and excited to share that Distracting the Deputy was the Readers’ Favorite Gold Award winner in the Christian Contemporary Romance category.

Sadie brought in a silver medal in the Christian Historical Romance category. I’m so, so pleased! Sadie is in the top five of my favorite books I’ve written (shh! Don’t share that with the others!)

In some other fun news…

 

Moonlight Cove, which has been in Kindle Vella, will release in both digital and paperback format on October 20!

Here’s a little about the book:

When three lives unexpectedly intersect, magic happens in the moonlight.

Jamie didn’t knowingly step into the middle of a murder and become the prime suspect. When a man washes up on the beach and asks for help, Jamie can’t refuse. On the run and terrified, Jamie takes refuge in the woods behind a storybook cottage in a cove where moonlight dances on the water and through the trees at night.

Brenley Baker had no intention of spending her summer in Seaside, Oregon. But Mimi, her persuasive grandmother, coerces (also known as guilts) her into coming. Brenley has visions of sunburns, stinky fish, and her grandmother’s senile friends filling her days. What she discovers upon her arrival is a handsome policeman chasing after a killer through Moonlight Cove, the property that has been in her family for more than a hundred years.

Time and experience have left Seaside Police Captain Jake Adams more than a little jaded. Naiveté has no place in his life, until a chance circumstances brings a beguiling, shy woman into his world. She’s nothing like the females he’s dated, yet something about her leaves him so intrigued, he can hardly focus on the murder investigation that should be his top priority.

Will an alliance between Jake and Brenley as they fight sparks of attraction, race to catch a killer, and seek what is best for Jamie tie their hearts together?

In case you need a little cuteness overload, here’s a photo I took recently of my little nephew hanging out in the barn at Grandpa’s house.

Happy October!  May your autumn days be joyful! 

Karen Kay

NIGHT THUNDER’S BRIDE, the 25th Anniversary Edition has been re-released in the last few days.

There anniversary editions of the book have been re-edited to correct mistakes in the book that were made when the book was converted from mass market to e-book.

 

Off to the left here is the newest cover for the book.  Off to the right are 2 other copies of the book.  The First one was the original cover done by AVON/HarperCollins and the other below the first was a cover done by Samhain.

I’ll leave this post with a short blurb of the book.

 

 

 

“Night Thunder has vowed to protect Rebecca. When she is stolen by an enemy, he goes after her. But he can’t simply ride into the enemy camp and kill the guilty. The thieves are malcontents from his own tribe. There is only one way to save her.”

Amazon:  tinyurl.com/y634cs87

 

 

One Week to Go

Coming October 11

A Model of Devotion

Click to buy on Amazon

Click to buy at Baker Book House

The exciting conclusion to the

Lumber Baron’s Daughter’s Series

She’s finally claimed her independence . . . how far will she go to keep it?

A brilliant engineer, Jilly Stiles has been educated since childhood to help run her father’s lumber dynasty. With the company safe from her stepfather after the marriages of her two sisters, Jilly can now focus on her dream of building a mountaintop railroad–and never marry.

Nick Ryder came into Jilly’s life when he saved her mother from her no-good stepfather, and he’s prepared to protect Jilly from anything that threatens to harm her–as long as he keeps his heart from getting involved.

But when a cruel and powerful man goes to dangerous lengths to make Jilly his own, she must make a decision between her safety and her hard-won independence.

Learn more at http://www.Maryconnealy.com

Book Sale!!!

The entire High Sierra Sweethearts Series is ON SALE NOW

The Accidental Guardian, on sale right now for 99 cents in all ebook formats

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The Reluctant Warrior, on sale right now for $1.99 in all ebook formats

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The Unexpected Champion, on sale right now or $2.99 in all ebook formats.

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Linda Broday

EXCITING COVER REVEAL!!!

A new Christmas novella releasing October 4!

It’s up for Preorder now! Click on the cover to take you to Amazon.

HOPE’S ANGEL is Kindle Unlimited

AMAZON

 

Karen Kay

Recently Google gave authors a chance to make their books into an audio book.  Now, I admit the reader is an AI, and they had various different ones.

But, I’ve just discovered that different and various words are not pronounced correctly…as well as other additives or problems.  And so I’ve reduced the price on the audio books from $14.95 to $7.95…about half price.

These audio books are the full book — about 10 hours.  Don’t know about you, but, I love audio books and so if you love to listen to the books, here is a good opportunity.  I have six of these audio books up and available at Google and I’ve attach a link to the audio book.  Again, there are errors in pronouncing words and some cyber gibberish in the beginning of the book.  And, so here are about 60 hours of audio books reduced to half price.

THE EAGLE AND THE FLAME:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_The_Eagle_and_the_Flame?id=AQAAAED8nXDdnM

IRON WOLF’S BRIDE:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_Iron_Wolf_s_Bride?id=AQAAAED8HQFd7M

 

 

 

BLUE THUNDER AND THE FLOWER:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_Blue_Thunder_and_the_Flower?id=AQAAAED8nRfd-M

THE PRINCESS AND THE WOLF:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_The_Princess_and_the_Wolf?id=AQAAAED8_Tu91M

BRAVE WOLF AND THE LADY:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_Brave_Wolf_and_the_Lady?id=AQAAAED8A2pDhM

 

SHE STEALS MY BREATH:

https://play.google.com/store/audiobooks/details/Karen_Kay_She_Steals_My_Breath?id=AQAAAED83Ryd8M

My hope is to bring these audio books to you who love to listen, even if there are some errors from the AI.  Enjoy!

Julie Benson

I have some fun personal news to share…

First, my oldest son proposed to his wonderful girlfriend, Kimberlea, and she said yes! Not only is Kim terrific, but she’s fit right in like family since Alex first introduced us. I’m doubly excited because to add another gal to the family. Dealing with the testosterone of four guys alone, can be daunting sometimes. 🙂

My youngest just finished a run as Perch Perkins in the Sponge Bob Musical. The production was fabulous. The cast was Broadway ready. I keep saying if I had enough money, I’d be the producer and send them on tour. If you haven’t seen the musical, it has wonderful messages about friendship, acceptance, and everyone having something to offer. In addition, the music is toe-tapping, and in the end you’ll feel uplifted.

 

 

Lastly, our foster dog Dez, found his forever home. We’d had Dez over a year. He is a fantastic dog–loving, playful, and loyal, but he couldn’t find the right family.

 

Cathy McDavid

I’m excited to share that the digital version of my June Love Inspired Suspense release, WILDFIRE THREAT, is on sale for the month of September across most platforms (Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.) for the smoking price (pun intended) of $1.99. If you haven’t read any of my books yet, I recommend this one. The story is filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense and heart touching family drama.

Purchase Wildfire Threat

 

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Karen Witemeyer

I’m thrilled to share that my novella A Texas Christmas Carol has been named a finalist in two prestigious contests – The ACFW Carol Award and the Holt Medallion.

This novella first appeared in my Under the Texas Mistletoe collection. However, it’s getting its own cover for it’s individual e-single release in September. They wanted to keep with the classic literature look. It’s completely different from any of my other other covers, but I like the throwback style.

 

Linda Broday

FANCY Will Release in 2 Weeks!!

A Sweet Historical Western Romance

Available in Kindle Unlimited then print a week or so later.

AMAZON

This is #10 of the Love Train series and wraps that up. 

Pam Crooks

No matter how long an author has been writing, it’s always a thrill to get recognition amongst your peers.  After many years of not entering a contest, having HARRIETT be a finalist is super-fun.

Harriett, Book #1 in the Cupids & Cowboys Sweet Romance Series

AMAZON

TRACE, one of my bestselling books, launched the popular BACHELORS & BABIES series, and HARRIETT gets her own story in the CUPIDS & COWBOYS series.

Winnie Griggs

IT’S RELEASE DAY!!

Talulla

A Sweet Historical Western Romance

Ten-year-old Talulla watched in horror as her beloved brother fell through the ice while trying to save her. Thanks to the quick actions of Max, her brother’s closest friend, she survived. Her brother didn’t. When she overhears Max and her father discussing that she’s to blame, Talulla feels betrayed by those she thought she could most trust. A boarding school becomes her refuge, and she never looked back. Until now.

Widowed father Max is traveling home with his young daughter. Unfortunately, a bad case of travel sickness overtakes the little girl, and Max turns to the conductor for help. When the man finds a passenger willing to share her Pullman section, Max is relieved—until he discovers their benefactor is Talulla, a woman whose last words to Max were an impassioned I hate you.

Can these two find a way to push past their mutual distrust to regain the friendship they once shared. And perhaps something more…

You can learn more or purchase HERE

Shanna Hatfield

Sometimes it’s fun to try new things.

I decided to try publishing through Kindle Vella. If you are unfamiliar with it, you read a story one episode at a time. The first three episodes are free. After that, you purchase tokens to continue reading. The cost of the tokens to read a story is similar to the cost of purchasing a book.

My first episode released last week, and episode #2 releases today. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, more episodes will release.

Moonlight Cove is a little different than my usual books. It tells the story from five different points of view, so each episode is from the perspective of a different person. There is also a murder mystery to solve! There are still plenty of similarities, though, to my other books, like a sweet romance full of humor and heart. Some episodes might make you laugh. Others might tug at your heartstrings. But I hope each one keeps you excited to read what’s coming next!
The story takes place in the real town of Seaside, Oregon.
The cast of characters includes:
Jamie – a runaway teen
Jake – a police captain who moved to Seaside after no longer being able to stomach big-city crime
Brenley – a quirky introvert who comes to Seaside after her grandmother guilts her into spending the summer there with her
Mimi – Brenley’s widowed grandma who needed a change of pace for the summer
Clint – a handsome widower who is in town to work on the beach house (derelict dump as Clint calls it) his son purchased and wants Clint to renovate
Here’s a little excerpt from the first episode:
Without asking questions, Jamie jumped up and started running down the beach. Shouts, both concerned and accusing, blasted the air as people noticed the body on the beach and rushed to help, but Jamie didn’t stop.

The woods seemed far safer than the open beach. Glad for the months spent practicing for track, Jamie’s stride lengthened. Even with lungs burning and muscles about to spasm, with darkness encroaching and rain starting to fall, Jamie kept running.

Sprinting into the darkness, Jamie prayed whoever killed the man on the beach wasn’t set on a second murder that night.

Start reading Moonlight Cove today!

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Karen Witemeyer

Yesterday, my husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. YeeHaw! I’m so blessed to be living out my happily ever after with my very own Texas hero. My cowboy is disguised as a computer nerd, but I love him through and through.

Not only are we hitting a milestone anniversary this year, but my son Wyatt just got married two weeks ago. So we have an abundance of wedding love to celebrate!

Winnie Griggs

I received some really fun news in mid-May – the reissue of my book Texas Cinderella hit the Publishers Weekly Bestseller List in Religious Fiction!! A great big thanks to all of you readers who support the authors here at Petticoats & Pistols – you mean the world to us!

Cathy McDavid

I received a small piece of good news the other day. I was selected (I’m told out of hundreds of applicants) to be one of 25 local authors featured by the Greater Phoenix Library. I wasn’t expecting the committee to pick a romance author. Or, if they were going to pick a romance author, to choose someone more famous than me. But I’m thrilled! I, along with the other authors, will be featured  in the library’s catalog, on their web page, in their branches, and in their newsletters. And while many of my books are already available through the library, they asked for my backlist and have purchased copies of the books they didn’t have. Very cool!

Karen Kay

 

Start The Wild West Series for $.99.

The Eagle and the Flame is on sale for $.99.

This is book #1 of The Wild West series.

Amazon:  https://tinyurl.com/bdz579x6

Barnes & Noble: https://tinyurl.com/y2bedgt3

ITUNES:  https://tinyurl.com/y38zy5h4

KOBO: https://tinyurl.com/yyeqoe72

GooglePlay:  https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Karen_Kay_The_Eagle_and_the_Flame?id=ta0LEAAAQBAJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book #2, IRON WOLF’S BRIDE

https://tinyurl.com/2s36p7dy

Book #3, BLUE THUNDER AND THE FLOWER

https://tinyurl.com/4k6ahyfr

 

 

 

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Pam Crooks

The Love Train sweet historical western romance series is off and chugging down the tracks at full steam!  Choo-choo!

My book, CHRISTIANA, and Shanna Hatfield’s, HENLEY, have been officially released, and we love that our readers are loving our books!  Yee-Haw!

   

Love Train Series Page on Amazon

Want to know more?  There are eight more authors comin’ up!  Here’s a minute-long slideshow about the Love Train series:

Cathy McDavid

I’m so excited to announce that my Harlequin Heartwarming book, A SECRET CHRISTMAS WISH, is a finalist in the contemporary category of the Carolyn’s Reader’s Choice contest. Well, that’s a big yee-haw for me as I took a risk writing this book and am so glad that readers like and appreciate it. Thanks for letting me share.

Purchase A SECRET CHRISTMAS WISHKaren Witemeyer

My son and his fiance are graduating from college this weekend. YeeHaw!

I’m so proud of Wyatt. He is graduating summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA while double-majoring in Math and Computer Science. He was selected by the faculty of his department to be a University Scholar as well.

He already has a job lined up after graduation, which is good because he’s getting married the very next week.

Linda Broday

HERE COMES THE BRIDE!

My second oldest granddaughter Ashley is getting married today, Monday, May 2!

It’s going to be a beautiful outdoor wedding on the groom’s grandparents’ farm. 

She works as a dispatcher for the Lubbock Police Department and he’s a patrolman.

Kari Trumbo

A NEW PLACE TO LAND!

I’m so excited to have a brand new website!!

 

If you have a few minutes, drop on by http://www.KariTrumbo.com and let me know what you think. I’m so excited to have a place to blog again and have a home on the web.

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Pam Crooks

CHRISTIANA is Finally Here!

Book 1 of the LOVE TRAIN Sweet Historical Romance Series

When her mother is taken to jail, Christiana Turcotte loses the happiness of her childhood. By the time she’s a grown woman, she’s determined to escape the scandals in her past and live a respectable life. First, though, she must return for the diamond ring she’d hidden that terrible day.

As a rifleman for Union Pacific, Holt Maddock’s job is to protect the train from outlaws. But he’s been riding the rails too long, and it’s time to settle down. Only one thing stands in his way. The elusive beauty traveling on his train and the diamond ring she’s determined to keep.

Holt’s plans for the reward money threatens to destroy her dreams. Will stolen diamonds destroy their love, too?

Sweet Romance.

#kindleunlimited    AMAZON

Watch my Book Trailer for CHRISTIANA!

(It’ll only take a minute!)

 

Linda Broday

A MAN OF LEGEND is now available!! 

Wounded hearts. Greed. Death. Love.

Crockett Legend and Paisley Mahone need more than luck to survive.

Universal Link: https://books2read.com/u/47OKYN

Cathy McDavid

It’s cover reveal time! I’m so excited. I got the cover for my November 2022 Love Inspired Suspense – Blizzard Refuge

She’s being target by a crime syndicate, and he’s the only one who can save her and her baby daughter.

Purchase Blizzard Refuge

 

Winnie Griggs

I’m pleased to announce

The reissue of TEXAS CINDERELLA is now available!

She needs a home and a husband.
He needs to stay on the move to protect his young charges.
Ambition. Desperate choices. Betrayal. Love

Can this homespun fairytale ever find its happily ever after?

Universal Link: https://books2read.com/u/mBwjLR

 

Kari Trumbo

I recently signed a contract with Love Inspired Suspense!

I can’t share much with you yet (I won’t even have a cover for quite some time) BUT, I’m happy

to tell you that my Yellowstone National Park story will be coming sometime mid 2023.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHE STEALS MY BREATH is still on sale for $3.99 in e-book.  But don’t delay to get your copy, because the price will be going up to $4.99 soon.

The first time Eagle Heart sees the white woman, Laylah, her beauty steals his breath.

When a blizzard forces them together, a forbidden love blossoms between them.

On sale at these places:

Amazon:  https://tinyurl.com/4y6kdvaa

Barnes & Noble:  https://tinyurl.com/4anbp4az

Itunes:  https://tinyurl.com/2w6f7epv

KOBO:  https://tinyurl.com/pwa88n3v

Google:  https://tinyurl.com/mr2byszp

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Linda Broday

I’m working hard on an August 15th release in the multi-author Love Train Series! 

Isn’t this cover gorgeous? I just love it and feel very blessed.

The first book up in this is Christiana by Pam Crooks. These are Amazon Kindle and Amazon Unlimited exclusively.

Stay tuned for more! And don’t forget…A Man of Legend releases on March 29!!

Pam Crooks

The first book in the new Love Train series!

I’m pleased to be the launch book for the newest sweet historical romance series in town!  There’s alot of enthusiasm for this one, and I can’t wait until April 1st arrives – the big day of CHRISTIANA’s release!

But you can Preorder now on AMAZON!

 

When her mother is taken to jail, Christiana Turcotte loses the happiness of her childhood. By the time she’s a grown woman, she’s determined to escape the scandals in her past and live a respectable life. First, though, she must return for the diamond ring she’d hidden that terrible day.

As a rifleman for Union Pacific, Holt Maddock’s job is to protect the train from outlaws. But he’s been riding the rails too long, and it’s time to settle down. Only one thing stands in his way. The elusive beauty traveling on his train and the diamond ring she’s determined to keep.

Holt’s plans for the reward money threatens to destroy her dreams. Will stolen diamonds destroy their love, too?

Sweet Romance.

#kindleunlimited

 

Shanna Hatfield

The second book in the new Love Train series!

My sweet romance Henley is in the chute right behind Pam’s book in the new Love Train series. It releases April 15!

Henley is a keeper of secrets. Want to know one of her big secrets? She can play cards with the best of ’em, even though she looks so prim and innocent.

You can pre-order Henley on Amazon!

 

 

Love is a gamble, and heartbreak is a risk she’s willing to take.

Despite her dreams to set down roots, Henley Jones has never had a place to call home. She’s spent her life on riverboats and railroad cars, tagging along with her gambling father. A shoot-out during a card game results in his death, leaving Henley alone and nearly penniless. Out of luck and options, Henley agrees to travel across the country to the newly established town of Holiday, Oregon to marry a stranger.

A demanding practice in a town clawing its way to respectability keeps Doctor Evan Holt rushing at a hectic pace. He’s far too busy to see to pressing matters like hiring competent help, or finding a wife. When one of his patients orders a mail-order bride, Evan can’t decide if the man is crazy or brilliant.  From the moment he meets her, Evan battles an unreasonable attraction to the beautiful, charming woman who seems to be hiding something from her past.

In a town flush with possibilities, will taking a chance on love end with heartache or a winning hand? Find out in this sweet western romance full of the humor, hope, and love.

Henley is part of the Love Train sweet romance series. Look for more books set in Holiday in the heartwarming and wholesome Holiday Express series.

 You’ll also find Henley on Goodreads. and Book Bub.

In other exciting news, my sweet World War I romance Sadie has bene shortlisted for the Hemingway Book Awards, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards.

If you haven’t yet read Sadie, you’ll find her on Amazon, and available in Kindle Unlimited.

Inspired by the true stories of women who served in France during World War I, Sadie is a sweet romance filled with courage, hope, and lasting love.

She yearns for far-flung adventures. He longs for the home he’s found in her heart. Will a world at war tear them apart, or draw them closer together?

For most of her life, Doctor Sadie Thorsen has imagined seeing the world on grand adventures. When America joins the war raging across the world in 1917, it seems her dreams are about to come true. She travels overseas as a contracted physician, eager to do her part to help the war effort. Endless streams of wounded push her to the limits of endurance, then she receives word Harley John Hobbs, the man she’s loved for years, is missing in action. Unable to bear the thought of life without him in it, she refuses to let go of her hope that he’s alive.

The day Sadie Thorsen shoved Harley John Hobbs down on the playground was the day she marched off with his heart. He spent years doing everything in his power to become successful, determined to have more than himself to offer Sadie if she ever returns to their eastern Oregon town. Conscripted to join the American Expeditionary Forces, Harley John answers the call and heads to France. Wounded and alone, he clings to the promise of seeing Sadie one last time.

Can deep, abiding love withstand the tragedies and trials of a world at war?

 

Karen Kay


 

New Release!

Pre-Sale!  Save 20% 

Price after March 22, 2022 $4.99

Price now  $3.99

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SHE STEALS MY BREATH

The Medicine Man Series, Book One

Back Cover Blurb

Her Beauty Takes His Breath Away… Only She Can Restore It

Eagle Heart of the Blackfoot Nation has not come to the trading post, Fort Union, to trade, but to find his missing brother. The medicine man has never seen a white woman, but, when she walks into the room, her beauty literally steals his breath.  

Laylah McIntosh has assets besides beauty that make her valuable to her father, the fort’s trader: her skill with numbers, her photographic memory and her knowledge of the sign language used by all the tribes. But, when she’s injured and caught in a fierce blizzard, it is Eagle Heart, alone, who rescues her.

Forced into each other’s company, their attraction deepens. But a union between them is forbidden in both their worlds.

Can their love find a way to survive the wrath?  Or will their differences separate them forever?

Warning:  Sensuous romance and a love written in the stars could cause a gal to go West in search of love and adventure.

 

Mary Connealy

The Element of Love

In Bookstores Now and shipping online

Click to Buy at Baker Book House

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Linda Broday

COVER REVEAL! 

My March Book! A MAN OF LEGEND!

Isn’t this pretty?? I just love it, especially the train in the background.

Two young lovers ripped apart

A family feud turned deadly

A secret waiting to be unearthed

And a passion neither can deny

Crockett Legend has always loved Paisley Mahone, but a family feud sure can ruin a romance. When her father turned against the powerful Legend clan, she took her family’s side and broke Crockett’s heart into pieces. Now her father’s dead and Paisley and her last remaining brother are convinced the Legends are to blame.

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Pam Crooks

We’ve just announced a new sweet historical romance series!

*Every book in the LOVE TRAIN series features a match-making train conductor who helps the hero and heroine meet and fall in love.

*Every book starts out on a Union Pacific Railway train.

*And . . . everyone has a secret!

*Even more fun, though, is that four of my sister fillies are joining me.

Linda Broday

Kit Morgan

Shanna Hatfield

Winnie Griggs

(and me, Pam Crooks!)

You’ll recognize the other authors.  They’ve been guests here at Petticoats & Pistols at one time or another.

Margaret Tanner    |    Charlene Raddon    |    Caroline Clemmons

Heather Blanton    |    Jo-Ann Roberts

With such a fantastic group of bestselling and award-winning authors, we know you’re going to love the LOVE TRAIN series!

Karen Witemeyer

The book that started the Archer Brother craze is on sale just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Four brothers. Four straws. One bride.

Find adventure, humor, and heart-warming romance in this marriage-of-convenience story. Only $1.99

 

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Shanna Hatfield

When I first began writing twelve years ago this month, I thought I’d write a book, have it out of my system, and move on.

But I fell in love with writing sweet romances, and was hooked after that first book.

However, I never imagined I’d be celebrating the release of my 100th book!

You are warmly invited to join me for a little online celebration February 15! I’ll be sharing the details on my website, so be sure to pop by on February 15!

Thank you to everyone who has read my books, offered encouragement and support, and traveled along this incredible writing journey with me. I am so grateful for you!

Happy February!

Cathy McDavid

Do you remember my post a couple weeks ago about the wild horses of Arizona’s Salt River Valley? I told you I was researching them for a new book proposal. I might not have mentioned the proposal was for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense Mountain Rescue Collection.

Well, I got some good news on Friday. I sold the book! So, yeah, yee-haw! This will be my third book for that line, and I couldn’t be happier. In the meantime, I’m working on my fourth (and last) book in my Wishing Well Springs series for Harelquin Heartwarming. So, we had some celebrating in my house over the weekend! Thanks for letting me share.

Howdy!

Isn’t this a beautiful cover?  I truly love it!

WHITE EAGLE’S TOUCH has just been re-released.  It is another of my 25th Year Anniversary books.  It’s been completely re-edited and the original map drawn for the book has now been restored to the book.

And, it is on sale right now for on $.99.  The sale will be going away soon, so get your copy today.

The paperback is also now available for only $9.99.  It’s nice that the book is back in print now after being out of print for 25 years or so.

Hope y’all are doing well in ever changing world.  Do well.  Stay free.

The book is free on KU and here is the link to get your copy today:

https://tinyurl.com/vbanq3m

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Yee-Haw Day!

Welcome to Yee-Haw Day, the once-a-month day we’ve reserved to share our news with you – all sorts of fun news!

So check out the post below to get the details on the kinds of things that make us go Yee-Haw!!

Jeannie Watt

I’m going to repeat my good news. I signed the contract for my Cowgirls of Larkspur Valley series with Harlequin. I’m so excited to get going on a new sweet series that features strong heroines and the men who disrupt their well-planned lives.

In other news, I got to spend Christmas with my grandbaby. She’s at the into-everything age and we had a blast.

Pam Crooks

Mark Your Calendars!

Bookbub Featured Deal

A COWBOY AND A PROMISE will be FREE

January 13th thru January 20th!

 

Book #1 – Blackstone Ranch Series

Tule Publishing

When her dying friend pleads for help to finish a renovation project, Ava Howell can’t refuse, even though her promise means leaving her new career and familiar life in New York to travel to a remote ranch in Texas. She’s good at what she does, and the ghost town vacation resort would look great on her resume, but it means tangling with the ex-military cowboy who is determined to stop her as soon as she arrives.

Beau Paxton needs to sell the land and ghost town to save his family’s struggling ranch. He’s a formidable enemy to Ava’s determination, but the harder she works, the more his attraction for her grows. He doesn’t want to set aside his plans so she can succeed at hers, yet he finds himself doing just that…

Will a promise bring a city girl and a sexy cowboy together? Or will a broken one drive them apart?

Kit Morgan

Oh Boy! A New Release!

 

Two handsome neighbors …

Two beautiful pranksters …

And two sets of nervous parents.

 

Sadie and Lucy Weaver were the Weaver farm’s worst pranksters. It was their reputation, one that needed to be upheld. But when Sadie realizes that the only way to catch Taylor Wyndham’s eye is by acting like a lady at the annual Chirstmas dance, she’s torn between her reputation and getting the man she wants. And that’s not all. Taylor doesn’t seem interested no matter what she does. Thank Heaven his brother Brandon offers to help, and the two concoct a brilliant plan to win the hearts of each other’s siblings! But the best plans often go arwy and Sadie realizes the greatest joke of all might be on her.

 

Find it on amazon.

 

CHERYL PIERSON

Hi everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. I found an unexpected treasure while I was wrapping presents! It was down in the wrapping paper holder—a small, double-sided poster of the movie TITANIC with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.

What was so special about that? Well, that movie came out in 1997 when my daughter was 11. It was all the rage for months! By her 12th birthday in September 1998, the movie had been released on video— and there was no doubt about what she wanted for her birthday, but she also wanted a Titanic theme party.

So all her friends wore their “evening gowns” and we decorated the living room and I made popcorn for our “viewing” of Titanic. It was a definite hit! I had forgotten all about the posters and other items I’d bought to decorate with, but I guess I saved this one for “someday” – and then forgot about it, too.  I think she was as thrilled to get this poster back again as she was to have it the first time around. Lots of Yee-Hawing going on over this, for sure. Reminded me of when my mom found my old poster of Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid and gave it to me about 10 years later…I’d thought it was gone forever. Have you ever found something later you’d completely forgotten about? Makes you so happy!

Sammy and Max wish you a very HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

 

The Wild West Series, by Karen Kay.

Follow three friends as they attempt to undo a curse hanging over their people — a curse that threatens all their tribes’ children.

They join Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in the late 1800’s at the same time two sisters are fleeing their home due to a terrible miscarriage of justice.  They join Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in order to hide from the “law.”

Could love be the only way to avert a disaster?  

The Eagle and the Flame:  https://tinyurl.com/bdz579x6

Iron Wolf’s Bride: https://tinyurl.com/yysrzn8f

Blue Thunder and the Flower: https://tinyurl.com/4k6ahyfr