is the second book in the
Cowboys and Harvey Girls series. It's a sweeping, powerful Western historical romance
series, featuring intrepid Harvey Girls and the rugged cowboys who win their hearts.
I hope you enjoy this excerpt!
She hadn't seen much of the sheriff since Grace's wedding. He rarely ate in the hotel dining
room. She'd seen him a couple of times passing through the lobby, and he'd tipped his hat to
her as he continued on his way. Now, once she reached the office door, she hesitated. The
window that faced the street was dark, but a dim light was coming from a window at the side
of the building. She rapped sharply on the door and after two seconds repeated the action,
doubling the force.
Â"I'm coming," a male voice grumbled, and light flooded the window that overlooked the
Lily stepped back, and when the door opened, she rushed inside, brushing past the sheriff,
who was hooking his suspenders over his broad shoulders.
Â"Miss Travis?" He ran his hand through his tousled hair. "What on..." He stepped outside and
glanced around before returning and shutting the door. "Are you all right?" He looked her over.
Â"I'm perfectly fine." She touched her fingers to her hair. "I would like to report a possible...
situation that requires your attention, Sheriff Daniels."
The man had the audacity to smile just enough to expose those dang dimples.
Â"This is serious," she informed him.
He cleared his throat and indicated she should take a seat while he took his place behind the
scarred table that served as his desk. "No doubt. Why don't you tell me what's got you so
Â"I am not riled up. I am seriously concerned about a friend."
He leaned forward, his eyes studying her face. "I can see that, Miss Travis. Tell me what I can
do to help." Both his tone and demeanor had shifted to something more professional and
All of which made her aware that the three small cells at the rear of the room were unoccupied
and she was alone with this man at an hour that would surely raise both eyebrows and
questions were she to be discovered.
She stood and started for the door. "This was a mistake," she murmured.
Excerpted from Renegade by Anna Schmidt. © 2019 by Anna Schmidt. Used
with permission of the publisher, Sourcebooks Casablanca, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. All
Cowboys & Harvey Girls
Meet the women who tamed the West
Second in a sweeping, powerful Western historical
romance series from award-winning author Anna Schmidt,
featuring intrepid Harvey Girls and the rugged cowboys who win their hearts.
WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Lily Travis may be a Harvey Girl, but she's a rebel at heart. Too bad her impulsive nature led
her to marry a man who promised a life of ease and prosperity...and left the very next day.
Now, she's convinced she'll never find true love—not even with the handsome local
can't get off her mind.
Cody Daniels knows Lily isn't right for a by-the-book lawman with political ambitions. But
when Lily's past catches up with her, Cody is determined to defend her honor and show her
the future they could have together—consequences be damned.
Romance Western | Romance Suspense | Romance Historical [Sourcebooks Casablanca,
On Sale: June 25, 2019, Mass Market Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9781492667070 / eISBN:
is a three-time finalist for the coveted RITA award presented annually
by Romance Writers of America (RWA). Her novel A SISTERÂfS FORGIVENESS gave Anna her
fourth finalist honor for the ReviewersÂf Choice Awards from Romantic Times
She has won that award twice before. In 2013 she was given the Lifetime Achievement Award
by her local Wisconsin chapter of RWA.
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