Our authors have been busy writing to bring you your next favorite stories. Here is what we published in February!
Priscilla's Piggy (Westward Home & Hearts)
By Marisa Masterson
She fell in
love with an ideal. Too bad the man that she meets is so different.
Jack Dixon knew his mother was right. It was time he married. He'd go along with whatever she writes in her letter to the matchmaker.
Priscilla Pringle fell in love with the man who wrote such a tender letter. Too bad that when she meets the man in Missouri, he is the complete opposite. She'd leave and return immediately. But what would happen to the orphaned piglet she is bottle feeding?
Will she stay after the piggy is weaned? Is Jack the only one who needs to change to make their marriage work?
Released February 10, 2023
Wiley: Sweet Historical Western Romance (The Snows of Clear Creek) Book 2
By Kit Morgan
A Rich Man.
A Lowly Maid.
And Snow Flakes!
Wiley Snow was known as the Soap Prince of the eastern seaboard. His family might be eccentric, but their money made up for it. They made their fortune off Snow Flakes, an invention of his father’s, and more than a few families wanted their daughter paired with Wiley. So when it came time for his sister Wilhemina’s wedding, they jumped at the chance to attend. But Wiley had other plans, and none of them included marrying a young woman from New York’s high society.
After Enid McCandless lost her parents, she did the only thing she could think of to survive. She became a maid. Her first and only job was with the famous Snow family. She wasn’t sure what they were famous for, other than blowing things up, but took the job anyway. Now after two years of employment, Mr. Snow’s eldest daughter was getting married. But that’s not all. A passel of wedding guests from New York were coming, and Enid wondered if Clear Creek was ready for such a thing. She also wondered why Wiley gave her funny looks now and then. He couldn’t possibly be interested in her, could he? She was a lowly housemaid. He a prince among his peers. And some of the wedding guests wanted to make sure she knew she would never be good enough for the likes of him.
Enjoy this sweet historical western of forbidden love and find out if love conquers all.
Released February 12, 2023
Elise: Rescue Me - (Mail Order Brides) Book 8
By Zina Abbott
Desperate to reach the United States, Elise Meyer accepts a marriage offer from a New York German-speaking widower in exchange for her first working three years as a nanny for his two children while he finishes his university education. Once she arrives in New York, she discovers the situation is not what she agreed to. She soon realizes the children’s grandfather, a displaced Prussian landowner, does not have honorable intentions. One night, after he attacks her, she grabs a knife and fights back. Worried she might have killed him, she flees.Kurt Neumann recently finished his eleven-year enlistment and is relieved to see the last of the U.S. Army. While he was in, although he fought when needed, he spent most of his time cooking for the troops. Having saved most of his earnings, he is now in limbo while he decides what to do with his future. He meets a pretty German woman who speaks limited English. The German he learned from his grandmother is limited, but enough he can communicate. Once they realize a detective is after Elise, intent on taking her back to answer for her crime, Kurt must make a decision. Will he avoid complications by walking away, or will he help her escape?
Released February 20, 2023
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for those who do, those advance sales go a long way toward boosting
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A Match for Gabe (The Matchmaker, Agatha Returns, Book 8)
By Kimberly Grist
A harsh, scar-faced, rancher, An impulsive, whimsical teacher go together like dandelions and daydreams. Well, she thinks so anyway…
Callie Ann Dixon’s impulsive nature has cost her a teaching position. Destitute, she agrees to seek the help of a matchmaker. She believes there’s a happily ever after within reach for everyone, and she’ll work hard to make her dream come true. Casting her past failures aside, she’s thrilled with the idea of moving west and requests a match with someone who embraces adventure and will be enthusiastic about building a romantic relationship.
Gabe Russell, former solider and regimented rancher, isn’t looking for love. Instead, he needs a cook, housekeeper, and babysitter for his four younger siblings. Hence, his request to the matchmaker includes, “My desired match should be a no-nonsense, hard-working woman who knows the importance of following a schedule.
Releases March 1, 2023
Mail-Order Marietta (The Confederate Gold Widows)
By Marisa Masterson
can't go home. No, she won't give her father a chance to sell her again.
Determined and desperate, she heads west as a mail-order bride. Little does she know that an equally determined man is chasing after her.
Releases March 3, 2023
Enchanting the Innkeeper: Sweet Historical Western (Love in Apple Blossom Book 5)
By Kit Morgan
One Nervous Englishman
And a whole host of folks making sure they don't fall in love!
Phileas Darlington (Darling to the locals) has been in the town of Apple Blossom with his brothers for mere weeks, and four of them have already fallen in love! Worse, they're getting married! This catastrophe has led poor Phileas to re-assess his duty as one of six brothers in line to inherit their father's title and estate in England. If his four brothers all stay in Apple Blossom, then he has to be the one to take on the responsibility. Poor Oliver, the youngest, can't do it. He hasn't got a clue. Now all Phileas has to do is help Dora Jones, the owner of Apple Blossom's quaint hotel, do a little remodeling and of course, not fall in love with her. if he can do that then he and Oliver can go home to England and pick up where they left off. Or can he? Find out in this hilarious romp full of pure fun and romance!
Releases March 17, 2023
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Treise: Rescue Me - (Mail Order Brides) book 14
By Linda Carroll-Bradd
Printer’s assistant Treise O’Hara works with her father who
runs a small-circulation newspaper but wishes she could be a reporter
investigating stories. Father publishes a controversial op-ed about an
unscrupulous business owner in Philadelphia. The newspaper office is invaded, and
equipment is broken. Father is beaten and carted away. Hiding in a storage
cupboard, Treise witnesses the attack and recognizes the thugs and who their
boss is. She overhears their intention to bury him so she’s forced to go into
hiding and stays in her cousin, Eveleen’s, room where she works as a maid. The
women make a plan to answer ads for mail-order brides in the small city. Treise
is counting on disappearing behind a new last name.
Sheriff Paxon Waldemarr works hard to keep the lawless element in Laramie, Wyoming Territory, under control. His brother and sis-in-law were killed in a robbery, leaving a five-year-old daughter in Paxon’s care. He runs an ad for a mail-order bride, hoping for someone to care for his niece and maintain a household. His work life is hectic, and he wants calm at home. What he doesn’t expect is a determined suffragette intent on securing the vote for women in the new government. If her actions reflect on his career, how will their marriage survive?
Releases April 3, 2023
Luella: Rescue Me - (Mail Order Brides) Book 15
By P. Creeden
What has possessed Luella to ever consider being a mail-order bride?
In order to escape the abusive life she has in North Carolina, Luella Carter decides to answer an advertisement for a mail-order bride. The gentleman who placed the ad claims to only want companionship and help around the house, and does not need love, children, or other wifely duties. This seems to suit Luella just fine, but when she arrives, she wonders if this was all a big mistake.
Cyrus Brady is the town's undertaker, and as such, he knows what it means to be an outcast. But his lonely life of solitude is horribly interrupted by his sister who takes it upon herself to advertise for a mail-order bride back east for him. Now a young woman has arrived, ready to become his bride, and Cyrus doesn't know if he's ready to become a husband.
April 10, 2023
Abilene: Rescue Me - (Mail Order Brides) Book 17
By Kimberly Grist
A marriage made in Heaven, a hard-hearted Sheriff and a
bootlegger's daughter go together like moonshine and bad decisions. Will she
find a way to penetrate the barriers of his heart?
Daughter of a bootlegger and hopeless romantic, Abilene is on the run and looking for her happily ever after – including an understanding husband, a house in the country, and tranquility. Sheriff Mark Joseph needs a practical wife who understands that chaos is part of his job and tenderness, love, and affection amount to sentimental hogwash. Will she find a way to penetrate the barriers of his heart?
Releases April 24, 2023
Winning the Widow's Heart (Mended Hearts)
By Jo-Ann Roberts
She was branded as a traitor to
He was her sworn enemy.
A marriage of convenience would be perilous…wouldn’t it?
In the summer of 1864 in Roswell, Georgia, war widow Sofie Bishop struggles to manage the small family vineyard on her own. The War Between the States took her husband and her way of life. Now, with the taxes due, she’s about to lose her home. Her only option? Finding work at the Ivy Woolen Mill.
Her woes only continue to worsen when the Yankees arrive on Roswell’s doorstep and destroy the mill. Branded as a “traitor” for making fabric for Confederate uniforms, she is arrested and transported north with the women and children who worked in the mill.
Captain Seth Ramsey, a dashing, surprisingly courteous officer and a gentleman, is not what Sofie expects from a Union soldier. Despite her misgivings of falling for the enemy, she finds herself drawn to the handsome officer.
She didn’t think she could lose much more to the Yankees.
But she was wrong.
Releases April 25, 2023
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Sabrina: Rescue Me - (Mail Order Brides) Book 19
By Zina Abbott
Responsible for a younger sister, Sabrina thought she was running
from a bad situation to something better. However, when she discovered what
sort of “wife” her prospective groom had in mind, she knew she had to escape.
Hugh could use a housekeeper and someone to cook for his ranch hands, but he has no desire for wife. He particularly does not like redheaded women. However, when one vocal redhead with her sister in tow bumps into him—literally—it soon becomes apparent the two need rescuing. As long as the feisty redhead’s claim she can cook is true and she stays out of his way, he’ll give her a chance. After all, he cannot pass up thwarting the plans of a man he has grown to detest.
Releases May 8, 2023