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After her husband dies in the Civil War and she loses their farm, Bridget McQuarry, her young son, and her younger sister travel west to make a new home in Primose Creek, Nevada. Bridget hopes to make a new start and be able to provide for her son and sister. She doesn't expect someone from the past to show up in Primose Creek, however. Trace was the best friend of Bridget's late husband, Mitch. Trace loved Bridget but she married Mitch instead. Now Trac...
In 1877 in Washington Territory Jolie McKibben is moments away from being hung after being falsely accused of bank robbery. Farmer Daniel Beckham rescues Jolie from the hangman's noose by invoking the town's marriage ordinance. By agreeing to marry Jolie, Daniel has saved Jolie from certain death. After being married by the justice of the peace, Daniel and Jolie make their way to Daniel's farm. Daniel questions Jolie about her association with Blake ...
Don't Look Now
Atria, Sep 2003, 24.00, 304 pp.
In Cave Creek, Arizona, defense attorney Clare Westbrooke is shocked when she learns someone murdered her sleazy boss Harvey Kredd. Heading the investigation is Homicide Detective Anthony Sonterra, who detested Harvey and his law firm for their penchant to stretch rules to exonerate obviously guilty punks. In fact, the infamous Lench debacle led to a break up between Clare and Anthony.
Forever and the Night
A 200 year old vampire is inspired to find a way to become human after meeting and saving his soulmate. This is a new take on a vampire in love with a mortal. He thinks he does not deserve her and goes to extremes to regain his mortality. Aidan Tremayne is a lonely, haunted creature. Long ago, he was forced to become a vampire against his will. Despite his objections, his twin sister Maeve chose to become a vampire and he has lived with a hatred for what...
Ten years ago Glory Parsons left her hometown of Pearl River, Oregon and headed to a home for unwed mothers. After giving birth to her baby girl Glory gave her child up for adoption. Now, Glory has returned to Pearl River in order to attend her mother Delphine's wedding. Glory isn't prepared to run into Jesse Bainbridge, her former lover, on her first day back in town. Now a sheriff, Jesse is still as handsome and tantalizing as ever. Ten years ago ...
High Country Bride
Pocket, Dec 2002, 7.99, 448 pp.
In 1884 Indian Rock, Arizona Territory, Angus McKettrick is irate with his three adult children as none of them remember his birthday. Hurt, he tells his three sons that the first to marry and have a child will inherit the ranch. The oldest son Rafe sends for a mail order bride.
In Kansas City, Emmeline Harding lives with her Aunt Becky in the latter's boarding house that is really a whorehous...
My Lady Wayward
Sonnet, Dec 2001, 6.99
The mummer finds the severely injured knight, Gresham Sedgewick lying unconscious near his hurt but awake squire. The mummer takes Gresham to the nearby St. Swithin's Abbey where the nuns can nurse him back to health even as his frightened squire flees.
Siblings, Meg and Elizabeth Redclift, are the first to see the still comatose Gresham lie very still just outside the abbey. Meg decides she mu...
Seven year old Keighly Barrow is shocked when she sees a boy's image reflected in her grandmother's ballroom mirror in Redemption, Nevada. The boy is dressed in old fashioned clothes and he is in a western saloon. When Keighly confides in her grandmother about the strange vision from another time her grandmother confesses that she herself has seen strange images in the mirror. Her grandmother tells her that her house was previously a saloon named the B...
Never Look Back
Atria, Aug 2004, 12.95, 304 pp.
In Phoenix, attorney Clare Westbrook uses her twenty million dollars inheritance to open an office on the poor side of town to help innocent people who cannot afford a lawyer. Next door mental clinic patient Peter Bailey walks in and warns Clare to beware of the dolls before leaving. Clare is painting her office at night when a drive by shooting shatters her window. The cops arrive including her...
Annie Trevarren has loved Prince Rafael St. James from afar for years. When Annie is invited by her best friend Phaedra St. James to travel abroad from America to Bavia, where the royal family resides, Annie imagines that her trip will be heavenly. Things get off to a rocky start when Annie impetuously climbs onto the castle roof, forcing the Crown Prince himself to risk his life to rescue her. Although Rafael is a brooding man, Annie's antics start to...
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Pocket, Nov 2003
In the 1880s their aging dad informs his three sons that the first one married with a child inherits the family ranch. It appears that the oldest brother Rafe and his relatively new wife Emmeline will win the competition as she is pregnant (see HIGH COUNTRY BRIDE).
Middle brother Kade advertised for a bride and six women answered. However, his interest lies in Sister Mandy who he believes is not a nun, but s...
Pocket, Apr 2001, 23.95
On Christmas break from college, Maggie McCaffery returned home to Springwater, Montana where she tried to forge a relationship with town bad boy J.T. Wainwright. He rejected her, breaking her heart. On the rebound, Maggie marries Connor Bartholomew, but ultimately they divorce and she returns home again with plans to convert the Springwater Station into a bed and breakfast. J.T. ...
The Last Chance Cafe
THE LAST CHANCE CAFÉ
Pocket, April 2002, 16.80, 288 pp.
The police conclude that the murder of her stepfather was caused by a burglary that went bad. Though she deeply mourns the tragic loss of a loved one, Hallie knows it is not grief that makes her believe Lou was a victim of a hit. She soon finds evidence supporting her contention, but her former husband Joel Royer learns what she knows and comes after Hallie. Desperate, ...
The Leopard's Woman
Olivia Stillwell loved her job. She got to travel all over the world researching new scenes for her uncle's books and focus on her artistic pottery in her down time. Olivia wasn't particularly enjoying her latest assignment in Mexico, especially when her car broke down and she was kidnapped by bandits and sold to Esteban Ramirez, a wealthy rancher. Unsure of what Esteban planned to do with her, Olivia was determined to fight Esteban every step of the way...
There And Now
After a painful divorce from her husband Ian, teacher Elisabeth McCartney leaves Seattle and heads to Pine River, Washington. As a child Elisabeth was sent to live with her Aunt Verity In Pine River after her mother passed away. Although Elisabeth has fond memories of Pine River she deeply misses her deceased aunt and her cousin Rue, who is crisscrossing the globe as a journalist. When Elisabeth arrives in Pine River she finds Aunt Verity's favorite an...
Time Without End
Valerian has loved Brenna (now Daisy) for hundreds of years, throughout many of her different incarnations and the only way to save her more pain is to change her into his own likeness, as a vampire. Magic shows in Las Vegas are common, but the shows that Valerian provides are far above the norm. His shows truly seem impossible to complete and they are, because Valerian is a vampire with strong magical abilities. He has spent years looking for the newest...
Linda Lael Miller novels
Two Brothers: The Lawman and the Gunslinger
Pocket, Feb 2000, 7.99, 307 pp.
ISBN: ISBN: 0-7434-1154-4;
For the past eighteen months, Marshal Shay McQuillan has almost constantly remained in an alcoholic stupor as he struggles with the fact that his fiancee was senselessly killed during a stagecoach robbery that he has not been able to solve. When an identical twin he never knew existed shows up, he begins to sober up as they work together to solve the robbery, which they do in spite of the...
Lydia McQuire, former Union army nurse, is barely eking out a living playing piano in supper clubs in San Francisco. When Lydia sees an ad for a man seeking a wife, she rashly decides to answer the ad in person. When Lydia meets Devon Quade she finds him to be a handsome and kind man. Lydia agrees to sail to Devon's home in Washington Territory and make her life there as his wife. During the voyage Lydia discovers that she is to marry Devon's brother...
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