The Runaway Bride Comes Home!

One of the original stories in The Wedding Series — The Runaway Bride — has been reunited with the rest of the series. It takes its rightful place following Grady’s Wedding and before The Christmas TheRunawayBride_ebook_Final_smallPrincess. I’m so thrilled to have The Runaway Bride back under my control and part of The Wedding Series.

The Runaway Bride is the story of Paul Monroe’s younger sister, Judi. She’s standing at the back of the church in Lake Forest, Illinois, about to be married, when she overhears something that starts her on the run … until she ends up in Wyoming, turning Thomas Vance’s life upside down.

This fast-paced, humorous story includes an accident, amnesia, a horse ranch in danger, a headstrong teenage half-sister, a wise grandmother, undercover work, and – oh, yes – a tall, stubborn, green-eye rancher to die for.

One Amazon 5-star review praised The Runaway Bride, writing that this “remarkable cast of characters will linger in the reader’s memory long after the last page is turned. Very highly recommended.” Another labeled it “a fantastic, fun read.”

Here’s how the whole series goes:

Prelude to a Wedding

Wedding Party

Grady’s Wedding

The Runaway Bride

The Christmas Princess

Hoops (prequel to The Surprise Princess)

The Surprise Princess

Not a Family Man (prequel to The Forgotten Prince)

The Forgotten Prince … coming in 2016

Don’t forget to get THE RUNAWAY BRIDE today at the retailers below for $4.99!

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Why LAST DITCH Is Delayed

I said a while ago that LAST DITCH was going to be delayed. I’ve explained why in a pair of blogs:

Though my pace is definitely slower than usual, I’m back to work on both LAST DITCH and another Wyoming Wildflowers story called WHERE LOVE LIVES.

Last_Ditch_preorder167In LAST DITCH, a wheelchair-bound man goes missing in rugged Wyoming ranchland. Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher and her colleagues Mike Paycik and Diana Stendahl join in the search spearheaded by the arrest of Tom Burrell. But what they find is more than anyone expects, launching Elizabeth and the others into a potentially dangerous investigation.

(If you had an iBooks pre-order on Last Ditch, please note: A snafu failed to register the publication date delay, and the “book” – a blank file – was sent to iBooks pre-order customers. Please request a refund through customer service at Our apology for the inconvenience!)

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Bundle Up With a Hot Cowboy Boxed Set

Hot-For-The-CowboyTo keep your winter warm, try the HOT FOR THE COWBOY western romance boxed set. Enjoy three books – one each by me, Jean Brashear and Lisa Mondello. For the first month it will be just 99¢, and it will be available only this winter – so get it now!

My contribution, NOT A FAMILY MAN, is a prequel to The Forgotten Prince (coming this fall), Book 7 of The Wedding Series. When divorcee Jenny Peters shows up at the Double Bar X, ranch foreman Tucker Gates can’t wait for the new owner to leave, with her two whiny city kids. Jenny wasn’t going to let Tucker scare her away from the new life she wanted to build for herself and her kids after her divorce. No matter that she found totally unexpected comfort from Tucker’s rough strength.

In TEXAS ROOTS, by New York Times bestselling author Jean Brashear, talented chef Scarlett Ross learns of a grandmother she never knew she had. She flees a scandal and an ambitious prosecutor to pay an anonymous visit to Sweetgrass Springs, Texas, a town kept alive only by her grandmother’s determination and carried on the strong shoulders of sexy Texas cowboy Ian McLaren. There she is surprised to discover a yearning to sink roots deep in the Texas Hill Country — but she is terrified that the secrets she’s hiding will endanger everyone she’s come to love.

HER DAKOTA MAN, by Lisa Mondelllo (also a New York Times bestselling author), is the first book in the Dakota Hearts series. After hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend, Poppy Erickson wonders how their lives might have been different. She’d left South Dakota years ago because she couldn’t bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. She’ll keep the promise she made to a friend, but will Logan McKinnon understand when he learns the truth? More important, can they again recapture the passion that had been between them all those years ago?

Get HOT FOR THE COWBOY today at the retailers below:

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‘Sign Off’ Offer Coming Soon

SignOff_audioIn anticipation of the upcoming release of the fourth book in the Caught Dead in Wyoming series, SIGN OFF, the first book in the series, will be free for a limited time — starting in early February. A finalist for EPIC Mystery eBook award, SIGN OFF introduces you to TV reporter Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher, a top network news journalist who ends up in rugged Sherman, Wyoming, struggling for air time at tiny KWMT-TV. Watch this space for more details!  And check in on this site for LAST DITCH developments, excerpt, etc.

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