A Wanton Woman

Mail Order Bride of Slate Springs

Book 1
Bridger Media
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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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When Abigail Carr returns to Bridgewater after long years away at Finishing School, Gabe and Tucker Landry will not be dissuaded from the only woman who’s held their attentions—and affections—for years. They’re done waiting. When Abigail claims she must return to Butte, and to her fiancé, Gabe and Tucker refuse to give up so easily. Since she doesn’t have a wedding band on her finger, nor love in her heart, they consider Abigail free for the taking. And seduce her they do…right home to Bridgewater, where they not only marry her, but claim her body in the most sensual experience of Abigail’s life.

But Abigail knows that a future as a wife and mother is not possible, not for her. She only came home to save a friend’s life, and she dare not stay. If she doesn’t return to Butte in the next three days, her best friend will die. And no matter how much Abigail wishes she could stay, and be the wife Gabe and Tucker deserve, she must save her friend. The cruel criminal who threatens her friend will not hesitate to kill anyone important to Abigail, including her new husbands.

Abigail will make a hard choice, and save them all…no matter the cost to herself or her heart.



If you love cowboy romance in the style of Sophie Oak, Maisey Yates, Lorelei James and Kennedy Fox, be sure to read USAT Bestselling Author Vanessa Vale’s exciting steamy contemporary and historical book series! Cowboys, adventure, and hot romance all in one place! Over one MILLION books sold! 


Tags: cowboys, western, small town romance, contemporary, billionaire, workplace romance, medical, sport, military, new adult, paranormal romance, shifter romance, mistaken identity, secret baby, firefighter, rodeo, police, detective, mystery, romantic suspense, historical romance, American western, Montana, collections, anthologies

 

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Publisher
Bridger Media
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Published on
Nov 1, 2016
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Pages
198
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ISBN
9781539849148
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Historical / American
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Military
Fiction / Romance / Western
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This content is DRM protected.
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