Chase half-heartedly agrees, until Libby's picture in the locket becomes his touchstone, helping him to survive his injuries.
In New Mexico, Chase finds Libby in desperate straits and offers help instead of truth.
Libby's horse ranch, plagued by unexplained accidents, is failing. Until the arrival of the war-scarred stranger, a neighbor's unwelcome offer of marriage was the only way to save her son's inheritance.
But now, she has Chase. Working side-by-side, their passion becomes undeniable until Chase's truth is revealed.
Now, Libby must decide: forgive or say goodbye forever.
"...a splendid tale of strong men, stubborn women, wild horses and a love that heals as it grows." ~Melinda Helfer, Romantic Times
WILD WESTERN HEARTS, in series order
Chase the Fire
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Fallen ex-Texas Ranger, Reese Donovan, wants no part in helping aspiring dime-novelist, Grace Turner, rescue her brother from Maximilian's Mexican prison.
But Reese's dark past is about to change his mind.
Now, between plotting escape and running for their lives, Reese finds Grace's quirky, wide-eyed faith in him a breath of fresh air to his wounded soul.
But hope for redemption and a future together may be nothing but a pipe dream as they race into the heart of Mexico to fight impossible odds.
WILD WESTERN ROGUES, in series order
The Lady Takes A Gunslinger
The Ruination of Essie Sparks
"A vividly written and colorful adventure... everything a romance should be--funny, tender and charming." ~Jill Barnett, NYT Bestselling Author
"I really loved this book!" ~Kat Martin, NYT Bestselling Author
Now, after a disastrous divorce and a career-changing accident, Olivia limps home, minus her mojo, her courage and her faith in love. She retreats to her parents’ ranch, determined to play it safe, but when ex-Army helicopter pilot Jake Lassen arrives to make good on their promise, he reignites passion and hope, two things Olivia had forgotten existed.
Olivia resolves to keep Jake at arm’s length, even though the memory of his kisses keeps her up at night. She knows better than to let her heart get involved, but Jake is planning for the future. Their future. Can Jake convince her to risk it all one more time and really make this a fair to remember?
*Previously titled A Fair to Remember