Counting on a Cowboy

A Four of Hearts Ranch Romance

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After losing everything she held dear, Abby never wants to love again. But a certain cowboy may just spur her to wonder if love might be worth the risk.

Running from a past that haunts her, Abby Knightly is drawn to the cozy town of Wishing Springs, Texas. Maybe this small town could offer hope and healing and a future for Abby . . . if she’s brave enough to reach out and take it by the reins.

Bo Monahan isn’t interested in the new romantic destination his little town has become—or the women who might be looking at him like he’s their next Mr. Right. Between taking care of his Pops and his growing stirrup business, he isn’t looking for serious romantic commitments. But when the infant son he never knew about shows up at his doorstep, his world is turned upside down.

This confirmed bachelor might not think he needs a wife, but he sure needs help. Even Abby can see that, and despite her best efforts to keep her distance, she can’t help but be drawn to this new father-son duo. As Abby throws herself into helping Bo navigate fatherhood, hope sparks between them, revealing that maybe, just maybe, they can navigate their dark pasts and emerge together into a future as bright as the Texas sun itself.

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Cowgirls don’t cry—they just move on.

Cowgirl Jolene Bartee has just taken a job at the New Horizon Ranch helping break wild horses and is looking for a fresh start. Almost immediately she’s pulled over by the law…a very hot and hunky sheriff who has her hackles up and her heart thumping. But if there is one thing she knows, it’s that Bartee’s and the law don’t mix. 
 
Sheriff Deputy Austin Drake is working overtime helping support his recently widowed sister and niece. Tired and lonesome he’s decided he’s losing his mind if a sassy mouthed, rumpled cowgirl with a chip on her shoulder can get his blood rushing and his heart pumping. 
 
But, chemistry can’t be denied and everyone around them is noticing, including the town matchmakers. Like fire and ice these two ignite as their hearts melt and love blooms in the midst of obstacles. Let down by too many men in her past can Jolene trust her heart to Austin?

Or is it time to move on…
 
Not if Austin can help it. He’s out to win Jolene’s heart and prove he’s not like the others and he’s the man to make her dreams come true. 


5 Star reviews are coming in from all over for  Debra Clopton's New Horizon Ranch Series~           

I hungered for more~ ( reviewed 5 Stars Norma Lee)

Spunk and grit... fun and love From the first paragraph Maddie's spunk and grit shine through. As Cliff begins to knock the wall down around her heart, the fun and sweet love take their place. ( reviewed 5 Stars Reviewer)
 
This was a  GIFT~(5 Stars reviewed by Marie)
 
 Beautifully written true life story. Humorous, sad, caring with a cowboy who really knows how to treat a lady... (Reviewed 5 Stars by Lubel) 
 
 I LOVED this book! Can't wait to read more...(reviewed 5 Stars Jamie K)
 
 Never miss another book by Debra join her newsletter debraclopton.com 

More Books by Debra in her 5 star Bestselling series! 
 
New Horizon Ranch 
HER TEXAS COWBOY #1 FREE (New Horizon Ranch)
RAFE book #2 (New Horizon Ranch)
CHASE book #3 (New Horizon Ranch)
TY book #4 (New Horizon Ranch)
DALTON book #5 (New Horizon Ranch)
MADDIE'S SECRET BABY short story #6 (New Horizon Ranch)
TREB #7 (New Horizon Ranch)
AUSTIN #8 (New Horizon Ranch)
more in this series coming soon

***NEW SERIES****WINDSWEPT BAY SERIES
FROM THIS MOMENT ON #1 FREE (Windswept Bay)
SOMEWHERE WITH YOU #2 (Windswept Bay)
WITH THIS KISS short story #3 (Windswept Bay)
FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS #4 (Windswept Bay)
more in this series coming soon!!!

What readers are saying:
Debra always delivers...
Couldn't put it down!
Debra gives readers what they want.
I've read every book Debra Clopton has written and as usual I couldn't put this one down!
Key Words: Sweet Romance, cowboys, western contemporary, love story, Texas Matchmakers, brides, weddings, small town romance
 From award-winning author Debra Clopton comes the Texas Matchmakers series—about three older women who set off a nationally advertised "Wives Wanted Campaign" to bring women to their small town of Mule Hollow to marry the lonesome cowboys. A far fetched idea that's working—look out fellas, the women are coming one car at a time!
 
Eight months pregnant, stranded on a freezing winter night and in labor, loner Lilly Tipps has one hope and a prayer: her beloved little donkey Samantha. But is her desperate action enough to get the help she and her baby need?

The last thing horse trainer Cort Wells expects on the frozen Texas night is to be awakened by an icicle encrusted donkey with the ability to break and enter. He soon realizes his standoffish neighbor is in trouble but can he get to her in time?

A Grinch of a cowboy, a pregnant recluse, a depressed dog and a matchmaking donkey…it’s an unusual combination. But add a baby to the mix to bind them all together and life and love have a whole new forecast…sunny days are peeking over the horizon

Note: This book was previously published as And Baby Makes Five. This edition includes some fun extras.

If you like fast paced, well written romance with loveable characters you'll love this series! These stories will be etched into your heart forever! What a wonderful little town she's created~get your copy today!

 
What readers have said about the stories set in Mule Hollow: 

Wow! I pray that I can get every book that Debra Clopton writes! I love all these stories about the Mule Hollow cowboys and the women they fall in love with. 

...This is a great book I laughed a lot!,,,kept me interested all the way through sometimes laughing hilariously and sometimes crying but thoroughly entertained all the way to the end and then I was anxious for her next work.

...keep them coming Ms. Clopton!

Fans of: small town romance, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Texas Cowboy romance, animal lovers, dog and donkey lovers, Emily March, Chris Keniston Farraday Country, The Eternity Springs series, the Carsons of mustang creek, cedar cove novels, debbie macomber, linda lael miller, sweet contemporary romance, clean and wholesome romance, Rancher romance, West Texas stories, family sagas, romance series, runaway brides,and hallmark movies should enjoy Dream With Me, Cowboy and all the Texas Matchmakers books...


Books in the TEXAS MATCHMAKERS series:
Book 1: Dream With Me, Cowboy
Book 2: Be My Love, Cowboy
Book 3: This Heart's Your, Cowboy
Book 4: Hold Me, Cowboy
Book 5: Be Mine, Cowboy
Book 6: Marry Me, Cowboy
Book 7: Cherish Me, Cowboy
Book 8: Surprise Me, Cowboy
Book 9: Serenade Me, Cowboy
Book 10: Return To Me, Cowboy
Book 11: Love Me, Cowboy
Book 12: Ride With Me, Cowboy
Book 13: Dance With Me, Cowboy

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Thomas Nelson
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Aug 11, 2015
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320
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ISBN
9781401690526
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English
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Fiction / Christian / Romance
Fiction / Christian / Western
Fiction / Romance / Western
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Best friends forever…happily ever that is…Christmas wedding bells will be ringing if the Matchmakin’ Posse of Mule Hollow can get this stubborn cowboy and cowgirl together under the mistletoe for the most anticipated kiss of the holiday.

Will Ty Calder, mild mannered partner in the New Horizon Ranch, get his secret Christmas wish and heal his lonesome heart this season? Find out in Book 4 of the New Horizon Ranch/Mule Hollow series.

Horse trainer Ty Calder did the right thing four years ago and sent his best friend, Mia Shaw off with a hug and best wishes in her quest for her rodeo dreams to come true. But now she’s back for the Christmas holiday and he’s not sure he can send her off again without revealing his true feelings…

Mia is back in Mule Hollow healing up from an injury that could end her run for the championship. But, lately her heart’s not been completely committed to her rodeo dreams and Ty has her thinking he might just be the reason.

Suddenly, tensions are running high between Mia and Ty…sparks are flying and have been spotted by the Matchmakin’ Posse. Now these two are dodging mistletoe, matchmakers and the kiss they’re both fighting to avoid and longing for.

But Ty can’t believe Mia is ready to give up on her dreams when she’s so close…he knows it means more to her than most people realize. No matter how much he wants a life with Mia he refuses to stand in the way of her dreams even if it means losing her forever…

It may take his four partners at the New Horizon Ranch and the town of Mule Hollow to get these two believing Christmas is especially the time that love can conquer all.

This is going to be one Christmas these two will remember forever…

5 Star reviews are coming in from all over for  Debra Clopton's New Horizon Ranch Series~           

I hungered for more~ ( reviewed 5 Stars Norma Lee)

Spunk and grit... fun and love From the first paragraph Maddie's spunk and grit shine through. As Cliff begins to knock the wall down around her heart, the fun and sweet love take their place. ( reviewed 5 Stars Reviewer)
 
This was a  GIFT~(5 Stars reviewed by Marie)
 
 Beautifully written true life story. Humorous, sad, caring with a cowboy who really knows how to treat a lady... (Reviewed 5 Stars by Lubel) 
 
 I LOVED this book! Can't wait to read more...(reviewed 5 Stars Jamie K)
 
 Never miss another book by Debra join her newsletter debraclopton.com 

More Books by Debra in her 5 star Bestselling series! 
 
New Horizon Ranch 
HER TEXAS COWBOY #1 FREE (New Horizon Ranch)
RAFE book #2 (New Horizon Ranch)
CHASE book #3 (New Horizon Ranch)
TY book #4 (New Horizon Ranch)
DALTON book #5 (New Horizon Ranch)
MADDIE'S SECRET BABY short story #6 (New Horizon Ranch)
TREB #7 (New Horizon Ranch)
AUSTIN #8 (New Horizon Ranch)
more in this series coming soon

***NEW SERIES****WINDSWEPT BAY SERIES
FROM THIS MOMENT ON #1 FREE (Windswept Bay)
SOMEWHERE WITH YOU #2 (Windswept Bay)
WITH THIS KISS short story #3 (Windswept Bay)
FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS #4 (Windswept Bay)
more in this series coming soon!!!

What readers are saying:
Debra always delivers...
Couldn't put it down!
Debra gives readers what they want.
I've read every book Debra Clopton has written and as usual I couldn't put this one down!


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