HAVING HIS BABYHardly a soul in Lincoln County believed any man could get near enough to kiss Judge Penelope Parker-let alone get intimate! But someone had gotten a heck of a lot closer-because Penny Parker was pregnant!Yep, Penny was in the family way-and Sheriff Ethan Hamilton was the proud papa-to-be. The long, lean lawman and the straitlaced judge had come together one desperate, dangerous night...and made a baby.Honorably, Ethan proposed. But no one expected what happened after Penny Parker... more info>>
twins on the doorstepWHOSE BABIES WERE THEY?When single mother Justine Murdock found baby twins abandoned on her doorstep, she saw the Murdock chin and big green eyes in those sweet little face. Oh, maybe she was just imagining the family resemblance. Or maybe she was just stalling on calling the too-handsome, too-sharp sheriff.Sheriff Roy Pardee thought all babies looked alike, but the minute he arrived at the Bar M ranch he did notice a startling family resemblance. Between himself and Justine... more info>>
COMING HOMEFor three months, Lonnie Corteen had been on the trail of Katherine McBride. But when a very pretty, very pregnant female answered the door, the Texas sheriff feared that telling her about the family she'd never known would send her into premature labor.She had a long-lost family! And Katherine had to know where she truly belonged. But when an ice storm forced her to seek shelter at the handsome lawman's ranch-and Lonnie delivered her bouncing baby boyfamily suddenly took on a whole n... more info>>
"YOU HEARD ME. I'LL BE YOUR NEW BOYFRIEND. ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT?"Raine Crockett stared at the handsome lawyer in disbelief. Just about everything was wrong with Neil Rankin coming down to the Sandbur ranch and posing as her fiance, not the least of which was that his mere presence set her on fire. And he just had to make their romance realistic, right? A loving kiss, a protective arm around her shoulders. She could get used to his affections, but what would happen when their little ruse was ... more info>>
As deputy sheriff, Mac MacCleod gave difficult news--but now he's about to get it. He's planning to confront his long-lost mother--until he's blocked by her formidable doctor. Ileana Sanders isn't about to let any long, lean Texan in a Stetson stress her patient. And this news would set off fireworks! But she can't help being there for this tormented man. A sexy stranger who sees past her plain-Jane facade to the woman who yearns for a partner, a protector...a lover. In helping Mac search for a ... more info>>
After her recent heartbreak, all Maura Donovan wanted was to pick up the pieces of her life. Taking a position as nurse to an elderly rancher seemed a perfect temporary tonic. Then she met his grandson�.
His rugged masculinity mesmerized her. His passion branded her. Quint Cantrell was an impossible man to resist. But he was six years younger�and now she was having his baby�.
After her recent heartbreak, all Maura Donovan wanted was to pick up the pieces of her life. Taking a position as nurse to an elderly rancher seemed a perfect temporary tonic. Then she met his grandson....His rugged masculinity mesmerized her. His passion branded her. Quint Cantrell was an impossible man to resist. But he was six years younger--and now she was having his baby....
She'd come for the mustangs, Dallas Donovan told herself. Just a quick visit to Boone Barnett's Nevada ranch. Then her truck's engine seized and she stayed the night in the rugged, off-the-charts sexy Boone's home. Had pizza with his daughter, waited for the mechanic-and woke up to a snowfall keeping her in the reclusive rancher's grasp for another few days.Boone didn't believe in Christmas or miracles or a woman who understood his love for this wild untamed land. Yet now Dallas brought decorati... more info>>
She didn't know which was more dangerous... ...the case that had brought Christina Logan to this south Texas ranch, or the six-foot-three cowboy who was far too sexy for anyone's good. Everything about Lex Saddler screamed Warning! Danger! So why was Christina letting down her guard with the handsome heartbreaker? Lex didn't think he'd ever know the truth about his father's death--until the beautiful private investigator showed up. Christina was willing to risk her life to uncover the truth. Lex... more info>>
Savannah Starr's new boss, Joe McCann, was a rugged, blue-eyed hunk. But the man didn't know a thing about raising a child...so Savannah decided it was her job to give Joe some daddy lessons. Joe didn't need anybody telling him how to be a good father...especially not Savannah! Why, he was just about to fire his sassy, sexy secretary when she captured his daughter's heart. Joe couldn't deny that he needed some help on the homefront. But he'd already learned his lesson about love and no woman wa... more info>>
How did her instant motherhood make Vanessa's boss a different man? While caring for the twins she'd inherited, Vanessa Valdez saw rancher Conall Donovan in a new light. Once a coldhearted businessman, he'd dropped everything to help her care for the newborns. And he was suddenly looking at her with passion in his eyes.Though she'd been half in love with him for years, he'd always been out of her reach. Yet now he was a caring man whose touches thrilled her. Vanessa didn't know why the rugged Co... more info>>
Jess Malone didn't want to raise his son Daniel alone, but he didn't want to get married, either. He'd already learned that loving a woman didn't guarantee she'd stay. But Jess couldn't deny his son a mother. And Daniel had his heart set on Hannah Dunbar. Hannah couldn't believe it! Jess Malone had popped the question! As a girl, she had secretly loved the handsome town rebel from afar. Now she wondered if she could marry a man who would never return her love.
EVERYONE ASKED HIM WHEN HE PLANNED TO FIND A GOOD WOMAN. MAYBE SHE'D JUST WALKED IN THE DOOR.Quito Perez did not know what to make of it. There he was, minding his own business when who should stroll in but Clementine Jones. She looked as stunning as ever-blue eyes, long blond hair, expensive jewelry-and as out of place as a kitten in a cattle yard.Catching sight of him in the restaurant sent Celementine into shock. His mahogany skin, flinty Navajo gaze and quiet voice brought back searing memor... more info>>
Sweeter than the sugarcane on her father's Louisiana plantation, Anne-Marie Duveuil had been taught to avoid cowboys like Cordero Sanchez at all costs. But something about the handsome Texas horseman tempted her to take a crazy risk. Now she could never forget him. Because she was carrying his baby.... Cordero had seen too much heartache in his life, and couldn't just walk out on Anne-Marie when she was going to have his child. Yet, settling down wasn't in his game plan. Still, life was a long a... more info>>
Shoulders as broad and strong as Texas.... That was Lucita Sanchez's first thought as Deputy Ripp McCleod rescued her from a crash. Here was a man that a woman could count on. One who wouldn't betray his wife and leave her with a son to raise alone. But as Ripp investigated her "accident" they realized someone had targeted Lucita--and her son might also be in danger. Though Ripp vowed to protect Lucita with his life, he was wary about offering up his heart. Still, the proud yet vulnerable ranchi... more info>>
LOVE ON THE RANGEWith nerves of steel and a physique to match, Seth Ketchum took his job as a Texas Ranger very seriously. When he returned to his family ranch to investigate a murder, he was all business-until he encountered Corinna Dawson, the beauty who had mesmerized him since high school.Determined to discover true love, Corinna instead found herself a single mother with her heart in tatters. Once Seth unexpectedly reentered her life, everything changed-except for the old insecurities that ... more info>>
A MAN LIKE JOHNNY CHINOwas impossible to forgetalthough for five long years Bridget Donovan had certainly tried. But when the proud Apache asked for help, Bridget's job as a doctor wouldn't let her say no. Being so close to the man who'd broken her heart would be a trial, and she vowed never to fall for him again.Johnny was certain he'd done the right thing in breaking it off with Bridget. She deserved so much more than someone like him. Yet having her near reminded him of all he'd given up when... more info>>
Proper, polished Rebecca Hardaway came to New Mexico to pay her respects to the aunt she never knewand discover the truth about her new inheritance. But keeping a broken-down farm wasn't exactly in the big-city girl's plan.Until Jake Rollins showed up at her door.The rancherusually a "love 'em and leave 'em" kind of guycouldn't help but wish Rebecca would find a reason to stay, at least for a little while. As she searched for clues about her mysterious past, Jake did wh... more info>>
Gabe Trevino came to the family-owned Sandbur Ranch to train horses, not fall for the boss's daughter. The sultry ranching heiress could ride and rope as well as any man. She was also hiding something, tempting Gabe to solve the enigma that was beautiful, vulnerable Mercedes Saddler. Mercedes knew better than to trust the handsome cowboy. She'd come home to Texas to start over on the ranch she loved. And Sandbur's new head horse trainer was a man who could break her heart as easily as he could b... more info>>
THREE OF A KINDSierra Mendoza was nursing yet another broken heart when an unexpected distraction appeared at her door-an abandoned baby who was truly the man of her dreams. But Child Services wouldn't consider the unmarried Sierra as a possible foster parent until her friend Alex Calloway came to the rescue, pretending he was Sierra's fiance. Caustic yet charismatic Alex grappled with demons of his own even as he admitted that his feelings for Sierra had grown far deeper than friendship. But wh... more info>>
Hope Logan wanted only two things for Christmasher husband, Drake, and the child he refused to give her. Drake had made it plain he had no desire to be a father...and it seemed his desire for Hope had disappeared as well.Drake Logan didn't mind taking risksbut not with his wife. Their one shot at being parents had ended in disaster. He'd almost lost Hope then...and now it looked as if he was going to lose her anyway.Then came Stevie.... When Drake's young nephew arrived for the holid... more info>>
Babysitting a mother-to-be on the verge of giving birth was the last thing Jonas Redman needed. The undercover ranger had come to Chaparral Ranch on a perilous mission; he couldn't afford any distractions. And sweet, alluring Alexa Cantrell was one distracting woman. When Alexa came home to New Mexico, she didn't expect to clash with the new ranch manager. He seemed determined to protect her. But the rugged loner was hiding something.... Then passion ignited, and Alexa realized how far she'd go... more info>>
twinson the doorstepRICH MANWealthy, handsome, successful oilman, dynamic rancher...and her boss. Adam Murdock Sanders was simply too good to be true. After all, geologist Maureen York didn't believe in Mr. Right.RANCHING MANThen she moved to a nearby ranch-and the trouble began!Adam's protective attitude and commanding orders drove independent Maureen wild-and his kisses made her crazy.WEDDED MAN?Soon the millionaire moved from her doorstep into her heart. But would this new arrangement lead to... more info>>
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When beautiful heiress Mia Smith arrives at Thunder Canyon Resort, everyone notices--including staff doctor Marshall Cates. Handsome and successful, Marshall is one of Thunder Canyon's most notorious ladies' men. But when he sees Mia, he has a new mission: Finding the right prescription to melt her heart. There's more to mysterious Mia than meets the eye, including a secret she can't forget. But even that can't keep her and Marshall apart--you won't need a medical degree to diagnose the love sic... more info>>