Runaway Heart

Hearts of Three Rivers

Book 1
Amity Lassiter
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Don't mess this up. After a tragic accident leaves him the legal guardian of his young nephew, Dane Baylor finds himself with his hands full juggling parenthood with running his family’s cattle ranch. Desperate not to betray the trust his brother put in him, he reaches out for help.

Never put down roots. It’s the hard, fast rule that has kept Ren Maddock and her teenage sister one step ahead of a childhood they’d rather forget. It’s always been an easy one to follow…until Ren replies to a job ad for a homemaker.

For the first time in years, Ren feels like she could believe in happily ever after at the Baylor Ranch with a cowboy who makes her heart sing. But when her past comes knocking, threatening her new family and her new life, she’ll have to make the choice to run again or stand and fight for everything she holds dear.

This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity’s stories can best be described as ‘sweet western heat’, and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) COMING SOON

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

The Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

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Amity Lassiter
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Sep 23, 2014
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206
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9780993924002
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English
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Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Western
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Two years and a few dirty secrets stand between them.

For as long as she can remember, Emma Pierce has wanted to leave her sleepy hometown behind. She finally succeeds…and two years later, finds herself back in Three Rivers and face to face with the reason she left—a cowboy she can't resist.

Noah Baylor has made his fair share of mistakes, and letting the girl next door leave him in a cloud of dust ranks near the top of that list. When Emma rolls back into town, he vows not to let this second chance go to waste. He's a different man now, who knows what he wants…and what he wants is his best friend, Emma Pierce.

He's hurt her enough, but the only future Noah wants is one with Emma in it, and time is running out for him to prove it before she walks away for good.

This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity's stories can best be described as 'sweet western heat', and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) COMING SOON

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

The Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

It only took eight seconds for Nate Montgomery's bull riding career to go from brilliant to burned out. Back in Three Rivers with no money and no prospects, he needs to regroup and build an identity for himself that doesn't involve being thrown around by 1500lbs of fury. He finds reprieve in a familiar package of curves on the other side of the bar at the local watering hole. She's tall, full-bodied, and sweet, and Nate will gladly come back for a second taste.

Single mother and perpetual girl-from-the-wrong-side-of-the-tracks Layla Sullivan is barely holding together the life she's building for herself and her son. She's got shift work, squeaky cupboards, a big fat secret, and no time for Nate Montgomery to come waltzing into her life, making her wish for things she can't have. But this cowboy is as bull-headed as he is sexy, and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that having an extra warm, handy body in her house isn't a bad thing—especially when it belongs to her baby's father.

When Layla's family drama comes back to bite her, exposing her secret and threatening the happy little bubble they've created, Nate feels bound to repeat the sins of his father. But he's never been one to give up, and this little family might be just the new life he's looking for.

This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Montgomerys series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity's stories can best be described as 'sweet western heat', and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) COMING SOON

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

Banks Montgomery takes his job as youngest sheriff ever elected in Three Rivers very seriously; the residents of the small town are his family and he takes care of them accordingly. Along with his small horse breeding operation, he's a man with a plan—one that doesn't include the distraction of a woman, least of all one that turns up out of nowhere and isn't what she seems.

Pregnant and abandoned in Three Rivers, Norah Clarke needs to come up with a plan, and fast. Fortunately, she's always been quick on her feet, and she and the town go way, way back. That doesn't, however, prepare her for the town's nosy (and devastatingly handsome) sheriff and all the surprising ways he makes her feel.

When the distraction Norah brings proves to have painful consequences, Banks will have to decide if his comfortable, predictable life is worth putting on the line for the sake of his heart.

**PLEASE NOTE: Lawful Heart does contain scenes of domestic violence and verbal abuse.**

This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Montgomerys series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity's stories can best be described as 'sweet western heat', and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke)

Guarded Heart (COMING SOON)

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

A Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

Two years and a few dirty secrets stand between them.

For as long as she can remember, Emma Pierce has wanted to leave her sleepy hometown behind. She finally succeeds…and two years later, finds herself back in Three Rivers and face to face with the reason she left—a cowboy she can't resist.

Noah Baylor has made his fair share of mistakes, and letting the girl next door leave him in a cloud of dust ranks near the top of that list. When Emma rolls back into town, he vows not to let this second chance go to waste. He's a different man now, who knows what he wants…and what he wants is his best friend, Emma Pierce.

He's hurt her enough, but the only future Noah wants is one with Emma in it, and time is running out for him to prove it before she walks away for good.

This book is a part of the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity's stories can best be described as 'sweet western heat', and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) COMING SOON

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

The Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

Romance, cowboys, rodeo, ranching and wild mustangs…the Presley men, aka the cowboys of Ransom Creek, will win your heart and have you longing for Texas.


After making a major dating mistake, Cooper Presley has sworn off women. But then he meets his new neighbor and she's making his new “no dating policy” hard to abide by. She's special and he knows it, but what's he going to do about it?


Beth Lee is happy to settle into her new property with her baby goats and her dreams of a small productive farm. Forced to hide from her ex-boyfriend, she isn't looking for romance of any kind. Especially with a cowboy with a jealous ex of his own. But after Cooper rescues her baby goats she can't get the handsome cowboy off her mind.


When her past catches up to her, Cooper Presley comes to her rescue. Now, despite all the rumors and the jealous ex’s, Beth is at risk of falling in love with the sexy cowboy.


The small town of Ransom Creek is buzzing with rumors, a little suspense…and a lot of speculation that Cooper Presley might be the first of those handsome Presley men to fall in love.




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Three cowboys you can't resist...all in one place!

Meet Dane, Noah, and Finn Baylor, the hardworking Baylor brothers, and the women they love in a series reviewers call 'classically romantic'.

RUNAWAY HEART

Never lay down roots. It's the one hard and fast rule Ren Maddock has stuck to while trying to get by and stay one step ahead of a past she'd rather forget. When she responds to a job ad in Three Rivers, Colorado, she comes face to face with Dane Baylor, a sexy cowboy who makes her want to throw all her rules out the window, regardless of the consequences.

HOMECOMING HEART

Two years and a few dirty secrets stand between them. Emma Pierce left Three Rivers and never looked back, hoping to forget about the one cowboy she can't resist. Blessed with this second chance, Noah Baylor will do whatever it takes to prove that the only future he wants is the one with Emma in it.

SECONDHAND HEART

Finn Baylor fixes horses, not people. So when Lily Jacobs shows up with her damaged horse in tow, his first instinct is to tell her to get gone. Reeling from the accident that nearly claimed her life and her horse's, Lily's last hope for her horse is the brooding Finn. And though he's done his best to close himself off, Lily's determined spirit means she might be the last hope for Finn's heart.

This book contains the Hearts of Three Rivers: The Baylors series. Each book stands alone as a complete read, but features appearances from other family members who may have their own story to tell in a different book. Amity's stories can best be described as 'sweet western heat', and contain open door bedroom scenes, but no frank language.

Hearts of Three Rivers

The Baylors

Runaway Heart (Dane & Ren Maddock)
Homecoming Heart (Noah & Emma Pierce)
Secondhand Heart (Finn & Lily Jacobs)

The Montgomerys

Secret Heart (Nate & Layla Sullivan)
Lawful Heart (Banks & Norah Clarke) COMING SOON

Hearts of Heroes
(Military and serviceman related novellas that occur in the Three Rivers world)

The Cowboy SEAL's Bride (Lane Sutton & Miranda Davenport)

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