Sharon had been dreaming of this day since her parents died and her uncle assumed her guardianship-five long years ago. But as she steps off the stagecoach in Farmington, New Mexico, life takes another dramatic shift, and Sharon finds herself alone again. Ranch foreman Jason Riordan has the unenviable task of telling this citified young woman that her uncle is dead and she now owns the Lazy H and all the work that goes with it. How will an eighteen-year-old girl ever manage all the duties of running a ranch? As a drought moves in and tensions mount, the questions surrounding her uncle's death loom large. Suddenly, Sharon finds herself the next target of a mysterious gunman. Can Jason find a way to protect the woman he has grown to love?
Many of us have a secret picture of Christmases past—a time when windows shimmered with lacy frost and candlelight, fireplaces kept a home warm and snug, ladies’ skirts swirled and gracefully skimmed the floor, and gentlemen were gallant and true. Experience Christmases spanning over one hundred years through nine inspiring historical romances, beautifully and economically packaged for you and all your gift-giving needs.
When Em Littlejohn arrives in Colorado, romance is the last thing on her mind. She is content with her place in the Chamberlin family. But upon a visit to a nearby ranch, she catches the eye of Chance, a handsome cook who immediately set out to win her. Em, though, refuses to be his prize. As a Christian, Em knows Chance is bitter against God because of his painful past in slavery. She tries to discourage his persistence, but he will not take a hint. When Chance is wrongly accused of robbing a stage, Em feels compelled to help him. Circumstances will take them down a path neither ever dreamed of following. Will they walk it together.