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Mystery

If you love strong whodunnit mysteries with smart-ass humor, believable characters, touches of romance, plus a stray dog who finds a home. . .

The Caught Dead in Wyoming series

starting with Sign Off, Book 1, which is free

Each book has a standalone mystery, which is solved by the end of that book. The ongoing characters’ stories develop throughout the series.

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If you love somewhat cozier whodunnit mysteries that still have a strong puzzle to solve,

The Secret Sleuth mystery series

starting with Death on the Diversion which is free.

…a sleuth with her own secrets to hide, more inclined to smart-ass humor than cutesy, likable characters, a developing romance, and dogs – lots of dogs . . .

Each book has a standalone mystery, which is solved by the end of that book. The ongoing characters’ stories develop throughout books of the series.

Sheila settles into her new life – rescue dog, small town, great sidekick, possible love interest — in Book 2, Death on Torrid Ave.  The best deal is to get both books in a special box set for a reduced price from getting each separately.

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If you’re looking for something a bit edgier, with spicier romance, a strong mystery, plus a bit of smart-ass humor . . .

The Innocence Trilogy

starting with Proof of Innocence

Each book focuses on a different couple. The three female protagonists are cousins who shared a tragedy earlier in their lives, with each finding a different way to cope . . . leading them each into . . . let’s say situations. Dangerous situations.

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Where to start overall?

Most readers start with the Caught Dead in Wyoming series, then add on the Secret Sleuth series – both those series are ongoing. The Innocence Trilogy is complete. (For now. Sometimes I can’t help myself from coming back to characters I love. So no promises.)

Caught Dead >>> Secret Sleuth >>> Innocence Trilogy

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Romance

If you like more urban settings with royalty thrown in and lots of weddings . . .

The Wedding Series

starting with Prelude to a Wedding, Book 1

If you want to get right to the royalty, start with The Christmas Princess, Book 5 (Then go back and read the first four to get the stories of characters you’ve met in books 5-9!)

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If you yearn for love in Midwestern small towns, Characters you want to be friends with, towns you want to make home, smart-ass humor . . . and warm small-town welcomes. Once you’ve read one series, try the other!

Marry Me series (Wisconsin)

starting with Wedding of the Century, Book 1, which is free

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Seasons in a Small Town series (Illinois)

starting with What Are Friends For?, Book 1, which is free for a limited time

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If you want a trip to Wyoming . . . lots of choices!

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning

big surprise! 🙂 – is Book 1 and is currently free

It’s set a generation ago, with the love at first sight story of how Donna and Ed met and overcame coming from two very different worlds on their way to becoming the matriarch and patriarch of the Curricks at the Slash C Ranch, which is at the core of the series.

The modern-day stories start with Almost a Bride, Book 2, with Donna and Ed’s son Dave, who has a second chance with his childhood sweetheart Matty when she asks him to marry her – temporarily.

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Bardville, Wyoming series

starting with A Stranger in the Family, Book 1

A Stranger in the Family opens a trilogy of books that pack an emotional punch. Boone Dorsey Smith discovers he had a son seventeen years ago. He’ll do whatever’s necessary to ensure the boy’s okay . . . But he wasn’t counting on his son’s adoptive older sister.

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A Place Called Home series

starting with Lost and Found Groom, Book 1

Starting with Lost and Found Groom, Far Hills Ranch calls home members of a far-flung family to Wyoming and the legend saying that their generation is the last that can break a curse on the ranch and family.

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The Wyoming Marriage Association

Characters you’ve loved from the Wyoming Wildflowers, A Place Called Home, and Bardville, Wyoming series come together as matchmakers to help more characters find love in Wyoming.

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Ride the River

A standalone romantic suspense that includes characters from the other Wyoming series.

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Mainstream Fiction with Romantic Elements

If you want a novel that will make you feel all that goes into gold . . .

The Games

An engrossing novel that follows three athletes during the two and a half weeks of the Winter Olympics – medals can be won, hearts can be lost, lives can be changed.

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