A Wanton Woman

Mail Order Bride of Slate Springs

Book 1
Bridger Media

Celia Lawrence can’t show her face in her conservative, small town. First, she discovered her husband in bed with another man’s wife, and then she witnessed both their murders. While she didn’t pull the trigger, small town gossip is not forgiving and everywhere she goes she is chastised for not being woman enough to keep her straying husband at home. Eager to flee her old life, Celia heads to Colorado as a mail-order bride. 
As mayor of Slate Springs, Colorado, Luke Tate is expected to set the example. Their small town is hidden away in a remote mountainous region where few women have the courage or desire to tread. As mayor, it falls to him to test out their newly passed law and share a wife with his brother. The truth is, Luke has no interest in a woman of his own, and agrees to a mail-order bride out of duty, not anticipation. 
His brother, Walker, is jaded and hard after the death of his first wife. For Walker, loving again is out of the question. But a man has needs, and he’ll eagerly take his pleasure from their new bride while expecting Luke to provide the tenderness and caring a woman expects. 
A marriage based on everything but love should be doomed. But Celia, Luke and Walker discover one thing they have in common: desire. Will that be strong enough to survive the danger that follows Celia from Texas? Will desire be strong enough to teach three broken souls that sometimes you have to risk everything for love?
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Nov 1, 2016
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Fiction / Romance / Historical / American
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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One virgin + two wolf shifters = e-reader ecstasy.

Calgary, Alberta 1936

After witnessing what might’ve been a murder, Megan is frantic to escape the Garden of Eden cult, so she catches the night train north out of town. Her lifetime commitment to the cult may well be her death sentence, but she’s not sticking around to let them frame her.

Wolf shifters, Les and Karl, eke out a primitive existence on the flanks of the Canadian Rockies. Between Hunters who want to kill them and a wildfire raging out of control, they’re glad when Jed, their clan leader, shows up. And even more delighted when they see who’s in his car.

Jed’s mate, Alice, spied Megan by the side of the road looking lost and desperate and offered her a ride. Before Jed’s car even stops rolling, Les and Karl know she’s their mate. So skittish she’s barely willing to exit the car, Megan busies herself helping Jed and his pack mates unload supplies. Can Les and Karl convince her to join her life to theirs? If she does, will the risks she faced as a cult member pale in comparison to being mated to shifters?


” Let’s hear it for the mate bond. WHEW!! What an ALPHATASTIC story! And WOW! I don't know how my tablet didn't melt!” Goodreads review

“Ann Gimpel does a great job of making the characters speak like they are in the correct time period. The story was credible of its era. She also set a good foundation for the series explaining the relevance of the hunters and the lack of mates.” Goodreads review

“This story is super HOT and it kept me intrigued through each and every chapter. I love Ann's writing style and Alice's Alphas definitely did not disappoint. Highly recommend this steamy shifter tale!”

“I was intrigued to read something from this time period and wasn't disappointed. I found myself several times looking up things like flashlights, cars and phones out of curiosity. This is the first book I've read by this author and it won't be the last. I liked her take on the Shifters and Hunters; and the magic was something unique too.” Rainy Day Reader


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