Cora Williams-Carter struggles against the prejudices of being a woman doctor in a male dominated field. She’s torn by whether to surrender to her mother’s pleas to attend her sentencing trial or to remain sheltered in her family’s arms.
Together Cora and Virgil fight against all foes to keep Gibbs City a place where people can prosper and children grow up safely.
As long as she can remember, Geri Foster has been a lover of the written word. After raising her family and saying good-bye to the corporate world, she tried her hand at writing.To her surprise she won several contests, hooked up with a great critique group and her writing career was well on its way. She spent several years studying her craft and developing her voice.
Action, intrigue, danger and sultry romance drew her like a magnet. That's why she had no choice but to write Action-Romance Suspense. While she reads everything under the sun, she's always drawn to guns, bombs and fighting men. Secrecy and suspense move her to write edgy stories about daring and honorable heroes who manage against all odds to end up with their one true love.
She’s running from a past, he’s duty-bound to protect her.
He stands on the other side of sorrow and despair with a love so vast and strong it reaches into her soul and sparks the courage to become the woman she dares.
Cora Williams is an ex-con with no place to go but Gibbs City, Missouri. A small mid-western town where she hopes to remain undisturbed and unobtrusive. With her nephew Jack, her wants are simple, to hide from the horrors of her past.
Sheriff Virgil Carter is a WW2 veteran with demons of his own, but Parker County is his to protect. That includes a young, beautiful woman newly released from prison who longs to be left alone.
Love often comes like sleep, softly, quietly and unexpectedly. You just have to close your eyes and dream.
THE PAST CRAWLS BACK LIKE AN UNWANTED MEMORY TO SHATTER THE HEARTS OF THOSE WE LOVE.
Sheriff Virgil Carter must find evidence to keep the woman he loves from imprisonment and certain death. When his investigation reveals a web of corruption and greed, an attempt is made on his life and leaves him severely injured. His profound love for Cora gives him the strength to battle for her freedom.
Cora Williams must face her toughest challenge of all times by revealing her tragic past. Her worst fear is that once her secrets are exposed, Virgil will turn away and all will be lost. She must gather the courage to face evil and learn to trust her heart.
Love is powerful and strong, but can it survive the truth?
Love often comes like sleep, softly, quietly and unexpectedly. You just have to close your eyes and dream.
She travels to Come-By-Chance to meet young fur-trapper Henry Miller, who has agreed to marry her if she will come - but Henry knows nothing of Rose's baby, or even her seven-year marriage.
Can Rose expect such a young man to accept not just herself, but her baby daughter Minnie as well?
Might Rose and Henry find love amidst all the troubles that threaten to tear them apart?
And what is Rose's secret - a secret so terrible she can see no other future than to live with the shame of it, each and every day for the rest of her life?
It's time to catch up with the Come-By-Chance townsfolk: the strapping Wilkinson brothers Ben, Matt and Toby; recently wed Ruby, Emily and Violet; the Beans, the Hearts, the Milligans, the Carmichaels and of course, the feisty Kate and incorrigible Wally Davis.
So hold onto your hat and settle in for another Come-By-Chance story of True Love and True Adventure!
While this book is part of a series, it can definitely be read as a standalone book.
The Come-By-Chance series consists of:
Come-By-Chance Brides of 1884
Book 1. Ruby
Book 2. Emily
Book 3. Violet
Book 4. Kate
Book 5. Rose
Book 6. Emmy-Lou
Come-By-Chance Brides of 1885
Book 1. Opal – The Outlaw and the Sheriff Who Loved Her
Book 2. Coral – The Widow and the Man Who Loved Horses
Book 3. Ava & Ina – The Twins and the Fist-Fightin’ Cowboys
Book 4. Lillie – The Orphan and the Grief-Stricken Groomsman
Book 5. Pearl – The Divorcee and the Wedding-Shy Dabster
Book 6. Jane – The Modern Miss and the Preacher's Mighty Conundrum
“Superb. Grayson gold.” ~Harriet Klausner
“An excellent book and series... compelling enough to bring me back to Amazon again and again.” ~Lorna Allison
“Beautifully written. Amazing characters. Heartwarming story... I found myself tearing up over the passionate dialog.” ~megga reader
“Wonderful series... engrossing and really enjoyable.” ~ pjraccoon
Desperate circumstances set Faith Wilkins on the run and straight into Sheriff Duke Grayson’s protective arms. Faith believes they can build a good life together—but their friendship is built on lies because the truth could get them killed. Will giving the dutiful lawman her heart lead to more broken dreams if her shocking secrets are revealed? He is the only man who can protect her—and the one who can hurt her the most.
· Please Note: My Heart’s Desire is the sweet edition of Kissing in the Dark, book 5 in Wendy Lindstrom's award-winning and New York Times bestselling Grayson Brothers series.
· Each book in this series is a standalone, complete novel featuring a different couple and their journey of falling in love, but the books can also be read and enjoyed as part of the series about the Grayson family.
Second Chance Brides series:
Book 1: ALWAYS AND FOREVER
Book 2: TWICE LOVED - RITA Winner!
Book 3: THEN CAME YOU - Romantic Times 4-1/2 star Top Pick!
Book 4: ONLY YOU
Book 5: MY HEART’S DESIRE
Book 6: A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
Book 7: MY FOREVER LOVE
Book 8: CHANCES ARE
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
“This gem had me laughing out loud. The characters will enchant you”. ~Sharon Ruck
“Truly a wonderful story of women and their men overcoming obstacles and sharing love. Full of twists and turns and kept my interest.” ~Jan S. Pecott
“What an amazing read. Couldn't put it down. Kept you guessing as to what would happen next.” ~Hayley
“A very delightful and touching story. It shows that not everything is as black and white as people want to believe.”
“This was a great story. It was filled with honesty, love caring, and nurturing.”
“Great story about decisions and living with the results. Sometimes it seems like good and bad don't really pertain to what you need to do to survive. Heartwarming story with amazing characters. This book was full of how great it is to have a loving supportive family who is always there no matter what.”
“Kissing in the Dark is a great lesson on forgiveness & realizing what's really important in life.”
“Wonderful heartwarming and strong characters give this story want is exciting, riveting, and adventurous.”
“Another great story that makes me wish I had my own Grayson brother!!”
“If you want to read a really good love story in a western setting, then this is a must read book. This book will keep you interest to the end and will make you wish it was longer.”
“Quite a long story, but finished it in one 7 hour reading marathon. I was glued to the pages.”
“Couldn't stop reading!”
“Excellent story of heartache, loss, terror, self-loathing, second chances, hope and a forever after love. This story has all of those emotions and more.”
Themes: This Victorian historical romance series set in 19th century and 1800s is features sweet and clean & wholesome love stories for adults, but also appropriate for teen and young adult romance readers. Each book is a standalone complete novel featuring heartbreaking emotional romance, weddings, brides and grooms, a marriage of convenience, a love triangle, a sheriff romance, stories about hidden identity, amnesia, true gentlemen alpha heroes and beta heroes, love and laughter, stories that make you cry, and much more. These popular romance novels (romance top sellers) make up a bestselling family saga romance series about heartwarming romance and second chances.
Garrett Mann is burned out. Eight years as a Navy SEAL can do that to a man – especially when he’s been on one too many missions where he has lost too many of his buddies. At thirty-five, he has been fortunate not to be the next Navy SEAL with his name on the wall. Still, he can’t refuse a former commander who enlists him for one last assignment on a secret project.
Doctor Haley Kingston skills will keep her alive, but only one man can save her after she is kidnapped from the hospital where she is working. Haley’s code of ethics as a doctor leaves her little choice but to help the injured leader of a terrorist group. Unfortunately, those ethics won’t be able to save her, or thousands of others, should the terrorist leader live.
Haley will have to trust the last man on earth that she wants to see – the one that broke her heart. Garrett has his own problems. He will have to face his worse nightmares – see the one he loves in danger and realize that his dog tags may be the next ones given to her. Garrett will be pitted against foes determined to stop him at any cost. Can he save the woman he has always been afraid to love before she is executed? Or will his nightmares come true, and this mission will turn out to be his last?
Each book in this multi-author branded series is a standalone novel and the series does not have to be read in order.
Mitch arrives in the Dallas area drenched in doubts about marrying the wrong woman and wondering if he made a mistake. While waiting for the wedding date, a mysterious woman shows up at his place and after spending the night together, he realizes the wedding must be stopped.
The bride-to-be isn’t happy with the turn of events and takes matters into her own hands. Can Misty and Mitch learn how important it is to find the right life partner?
Wyatt Sanders is on a mission no one knows about except his boss. Captured, tortured, and eventually rescued by a CIA agent determined to return him back to the United States, he refuses. He must finish his assignment — for the sake of his country. What he doesn’t expect is for love to hamper his assignment.
Reagan Morrison’s mission as a CIA agent is clear — protect her country. When she rescues an injured and physically helpless Falcon agent from a Mexican Drug Cartel basement, her focus is on getting him medical attention, then back to the States so she can finish her assignment — bring down the drug cartel and the man in charge of it. She does not plan for the stubborn male under her protection to refuse her orders, or insist on joining her in the fight ahead.
Can two strong personalities survive not only the battle with the drug cartel, but with each other? The mission is on, and winning the war on love will turn out to be the most important battle ahead of them.