Her Dakota Man, a western romance

Dakota Hearts

Book 1
Lisa Mondello
542

From New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author Lisa Mondello - A new contemporary western romance series DAKOTA HEARTS

She needed to risk the truth to get a second chance...

Poppy Erickson had spent the year wondering how all their lives might have been different after hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend. She'd left South Dakota years ago because she couldn't bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. But now she knows the truth. She'll keep the promise she made to a friend, but will Logan understand when he learns the truth? More important, can they again recapture the passion that had been between them all those years ago?

He needed to face the past to get the love of a woman he thought he'd lost..

Everyone knows that the Dakotas didn't get the name Badlands for nothing. Harsh weather and rough living are a way of life. But single dad, Logan McKinnon, had seen more than his share of bad times after the death of his wife a year ago. The last thing he needs is Poppy Erickson, an old flame and his late wife's best friend, showing up unannounced to help after devastating floods nearly washed away their hometown. With no place to stay in town, he has no choice but to offer her a bed at his house. But can he live under the same roof with a woman he'd once loved passionately without feeling he's betraying his late wife?
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Lisa Mondello
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Published on
Jan 28, 2014
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Pages
188
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English
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Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / General
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Western
Fiction / Sagas
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From New York Times and  USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Lisa Mondello, a followup to Her Dakota Man, book 1 (currently free!) in the new western romance series Dakota Hearts.  

BADLAND BRIDE

She'd spent a lifetime packing armor around her heart...

Raised an Army brat, Regis Simpson was used to calling new towns home, learning to quickly make friends but never letting anyone get too close. When devastating floods tear through the Badlands of South Dakota, she thinks Rudolph is just another town that needs to be rebuilt. Nothing more. The sooner she gets her work done, the sooner the people of Rudolph can heal and she can move on to the next town in need. She never counted on the sexy town doctor, Keith "Hawk" McKinnon or his determination to break down walls she'd spent a lifetime building, making it impossible for her to leave.

He's determined to break down her walls and give her a reason to stay...

Nothing pained Hawk McKinnon more than seeing people he'd known his whole life hurting. He traded a high-paying salary at a city hospital to come back to Rudolph and make a difference where he'd dug his roots. When the beautiful Regis Simpson comes to town offering help, he's immediately drawn to her even though she's spent a lifetime believing that everyone she loves leaves. Now she does the leaving and once her work is done, she'll be leaving again. He's determined to do everything possible to make her stay.

Also look for HER DAKOTA MAN, book 1 in the Dakota Hearts novella Series.  DAKOTA HEARTS includes HER DAKOTA MAN, BADLAND BRIDE, DAKOTA HEAT, WILD DAKOTA HEART, HIS DAKOTA BRIDE, DAKOTA WEDDING, HIS DAKOTA HEART, DAKOTA COWBOY, ONE DAKOTA NIGHT and DAKOTA HOMECOMING.

If you like a good cowboy romance deep from the heart of Texas, check out Lisa Mondello's popular TEXAS HEARTS romance series which includes, HER HEART FOR THE ASKING, HIS HEART FOR THE TRUSTING, THE MORE I SEE, GYPSY HEARTS, and coming in 2014, LEAVING LIBERTY.
 Former NAVY SEAL, Ethan McKinnon, has spent ten years in the military trying to wash away the bad boy reputation that ultimately resulted in the death of his best friend Denny Newton. Unfortunately, that meant leaving behind everyone, especially Maddie Newton, Denny’s sweet younger sister. Ethan had faced sniper bullets and lived through black ops missions that he never should have come home from. But facing Maddie again, and gaining her forgiveness, is the most terrifying thing he’s ever had to do.

There was a time when Maddie Newton’s sun rose and set with Ethan McKinnon. But that was before her world shattered with her brother’s tragic death, and Ethan had left her to grieve alone while he played hero somewhere else in the world. Old motorcycle pieces in the garage have been a constant reminder of her brother’s unfinished life. Now that Ethan is back in Rudolph, he insists they work together to fulfill Denny’s dream of restoring the motorcycle and bringing it to Sturgis. But how can Maddie work alongside Ethan when he’s the last man on earth she wants to be near…and the only man she’s ever truly loved?

Also look for HER DAKOTA MAN, book 1 in the Dakota Hearts Series, currently free!

DAKOTA HEARTS:
book 1 Her Dakota Man
book 2 Badland Bride
book 3 Dakota Heat
book 4 Wild Dakota Heart
book 5 His Dakota Bride
book 6 Dakota Wedding
book 7 His Dakota Heart
book 8 Dakota Cowboy
book 9 One Dakota Night
book 10 Dakota Homecoming


If you like a good cowboy romance deep from the heart of Texas, check out Lisa Mondello's popular TEXAS HEARTS romance series which includes, HER HEART FOR THE ASKING, HIS HEART FOR THE TRUSTING, THE MORE I SEE, GYPSY HEARTS, LEAVING LIBERTY and HIS TEXAS HEART.
 
 **From NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling Author Lisa Mondello**

The story of the South Dakota McKinnon clan continues in HIS DAKOTA BRIDE, book 5 of DAKOTA HEARTS.

Her heart had always belonged to Wade McKinnon...

When single mother, Skylar Barnett, came to South Dakota, she thought her life was just beginning. Newly pregnant, she waited for the love of her life, Wade McKinnon, to join her so they could start their life near his family. But her joy quickly shattered after learning Wade was presumed killed during a tsunami that hit the small Asian island they'd both worked on in the Peace Corp. She'd spent the last four years making peace with her decision to marry a man she didn't love so her baby would have a father. But marrying the wrong man when her heart belonged to Wade was the biggest mistake of her life.

Secrets and circumstance kept them apart...

No one in Wade McKinnon's life knew that his work with the Peace Corp. was just a cover for his real job in a secret military agency. Not even Skylar, the woman he'd fallen hard for the moment he'd laid eyes on her. But when his mission in Asia suddenly became too dangerous and all agents in the field were ordered to disappear, using the tragic events of the tsunami on the island where they'd met seemed like the only way to keep Skylar and their unborn baby safe until the situation cooled down. As much as it killed him, Wade stepped aside when he learned Skylar had moved on with another man. But now that she's free, he's determined to do everything he can to win back her love and claim the life they'd dreamed of sharing.

Also look for HER DAKOTA MAN, book 1 in the Dakota Hearts Series, currently free!

DAKOTA HEARTS:
book 1 Her Dakota Man
book 2 Badland Bride
book 3 Dakota Heat
book 4 Wild Dakota Heart
book 5 His Dakota Bride
book 6 Dakota Wedding
book 7 His Dakota Heart
book 8 Dakota Cowboy
book 9 One Dakota Night
book 10 Dakota Homecoming
 
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Mondello, book 6 of the popular DAKOTA HEARTS western romance series.

Ian McKinnon was just getting steady on his feet, looking forward to the opening of the Wounded Veterans Center and a big McKinnon wedding celebration, when tragedy struck again. The soldier who'd saved his life while in the military has died. He's charged with his most important mission: find his friend Carlos's family in Mexico or become guardian and raise Carlos's children. The only mandatory stipulation of his friend's will was that Ian live under the same roof with Abby Townsend, a firefighter from Carlos's firehouse. Abby knew the kids well and she could help ease them all through the transition of becoming a family. Okay, so Ian may not be daddy material, but he'd grown up with a whole lot of McKinnons running around. He could handle the kids just fine. The beautiful Abby Townsend was another story.

Abby took one look at Ian and shook her head with utter disbelief. What were her dear friends thinking by naming a man whose nickname was "The Hazard" as guardian of their three small children? She only needed to spend one year in Ian's house in South Dakota. She had to either find Carlos's family, or convince Ian that she was the better person to raise the children. Abby knows how hard it is to lose someone you loved. She'll be there to protect the children in any way she can. But can she protect her heart from falling in love with a man known for taking too many risks...and risk heartbreak again?

DAKOTA HEARTS series:

Book 1 - Her Dakota Man
Book 2 - Badland Bride
Book 3 - Dakota Heat
Book 4 - Wild Dakota Heart
Book 5 - His Dakota Bride
Book 6 - Dakota Wedding

and coming in 2015, check for more Dakota Hearts books.

If you're a fan of western romance, contemporary romance, stories full of angst and emotion, and sexy cowboy and military heroes, then you'll enjoy the Dakota Hearts, Texas Hearts and Fate with a Helping Hand series of romance novels.
From New York Times and  USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Lisa Mondello, a followup to Her Dakota Man, book 1 (currently free!) in the new western romance series Dakota Hearts.  

BADLAND BRIDE

She'd spent a lifetime packing armor around her heart...

Raised an Army brat, Regis Simpson was used to calling new towns home, learning to quickly make friends but never letting anyone get too close. When devastating floods tear through the Badlands of South Dakota, she thinks Rudolph is just another town that needs to be rebuilt. Nothing more. The sooner she gets her work done, the sooner the people of Rudolph can heal and she can move on to the next town in need. She never counted on the sexy town doctor, Keith "Hawk" McKinnon or his determination to break down walls she'd spent a lifetime building, making it impossible for her to leave.

He's determined to break down her walls and give her a reason to stay...

Nothing pained Hawk McKinnon more than seeing people he'd known his whole life hurting. He traded a high-paying salary at a city hospital to come back to Rudolph and make a difference where he'd dug his roots. When the beautiful Regis Simpson comes to town offering help, he's immediately drawn to her even though she's spent a lifetime believing that everyone she loves leaves. Now she does the leaving and once her work is done, she'll be leaving again. He's determined to do everything possible to make her stay.

Also look for HER DAKOTA MAN, book 1 in the Dakota Hearts novella Series.  DAKOTA HEARTS includes HER DAKOTA MAN, BADLAND BRIDE, DAKOTA HEAT, WILD DAKOTA HEART, HIS DAKOTA BRIDE, DAKOTA WEDDING, HIS DAKOTA HEART, DAKOTA COWBOY, ONE DAKOTA NIGHT and DAKOTA HOMECOMING.

If you like a good cowboy romance deep from the heart of Texas, check out Lisa Mondello's popular TEXAS HEARTS romance series which includes, HER HEART FOR THE ASKING, HIS HEART FOR THE TRUSTING, THE MORE I SEE, GYPSY HEARTS, and coming in 2014, LEAVING LIBERTY.
Cowboy Cliff Masterson saw a woman in need and stepped in—because Maddie was too stubborn to ask…

Cowgirl Maddie Rose has never belonged anywhere but she’s just inherited part of New Horizon Ranch—along with her partners, four handsome, extremely capable cowboys… Maddie’s trying to adjust to her new life and her new partners she’s still unable to believe she’s an owner of this fabulous ranch. Not sure why she was included, she’s out to prove herself worthy of the honor of the inheritance. Loving her new life in the small Texas town of Mule Hollow, she’s determined that, for the first time in her life, she’s going to finally belong somewhere…

Professional Bull Rider Cliff Masterson has been chasing his dreams for years—or has he been running from his past? He’s searching for more in life and ready to dig in his spurs and put down roots deep in the heart of Texas. Rescuing a beautiful cowgirl from being trampled by a bull has him dreaming of romance, home and hearth.

But Maddie’s had enough people in her life leave and she’s not willing to risk her heart on him—Sparks fly as he’s determined to prove to the feisty cowgirl that the only thing he’s chasing now is wedding bells with her…

Can the Matchmakin’ Posse of Mule Hollow help this couple find their happily ever after? 


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)
 
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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

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SOMEWHERE WITH YOU #2 (Windswept Bay)
WITH THIS KISS short story #3 (Windswept Bay)
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Key Words: Sweet Romance, cowboys, western contemporary, love story, Texas Matchmakers, brides, weddings, small town romance
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