On Sale: January 30, 2018
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Romance Historical | Multicultural African-American
From USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly
Jenkins comes a new novel in a mesmerizing series set in the
Old West, where an arranged marriage becomes a grand passion
. . .
What kind of mail-order bride greets her intended with a
bullet instead of a kiss? One like Regan Carmichaelâ€”an
independent spirit equally at home in denims and dresses.
Shooting Dr. Colton Lee in the shoulder is an honest error,
but soon Regan wonders if her entire plan to marry a man
sheâ€™s never met is a mistake. Colton, who buried his heart
along with his first wife, insists he only wants someone to
care for his daughter. Yet Regan is drawn to the
unmistakable desire in his gaze.
Reganâ€™s far from the docile bride Colton was expecting.
Still, few women would brave the wilds of Wyoming Territory
for an uncertain future with a widower and his child. The
thought of having a bold, forthright woman like Regan in his
lifeâ€”and in his armsâ€”begins to inspire a new dream. And
despite his familyâ€™s disapproval and an unseen enemy, heâ€™ll
risk all to make this match a real union of body and soul.
33 comments posted.
You have listed many books I had not heard of as well as
several I have been interested in. I came to the romance
genre late, in my 50's. My introduction was Julie Garwood's
historical books. They tend to be my comfort reads.
RANSOM is my favorite. THE WEDDING, THE BRIDE, THE
SECRET, SAVING GRACE, and THE PRIZE have all been
repeat reads over the years. Two of Kat Martin's historicals
are also repeat reads. I have many books on my keeper
shelf (more like a room) is full of books I loved and really
would love to read again. Time is just not my friend. There
are so many new books out there to explore. Even self-
isolating isn't helping me get more read.
(Patricia Barraclough 1:16am March 25)
A good romance with mystery, suspense, humor, angst, an undeniable chemistry
between characters and an HEA.
(Tracy Urschler 9:09am March 25)
I started reading romances in the late 80's: Nora Roberts, Joanna Lindsey, Laurie McBain, Catherine Coulture, Elizabeth Lowell, Linda Lael Miller, Betty Neels, Sandra Brown,Julie Garwood, Kat Martin,Joan Honl,Debbie Macomber, Diana Palmer, Judith McNaught...I did not like it when several switched to Romantic Suspense. Next came Lori Foster, Karen Hawkins,Carly Phillips, Jill Shalvis, Susan Mallery, Lisa Kleypas, VLT, SEP,Julia Quinn, Robyn Carr, RaeAnne Thayne, Karen Ranney, Susan Wiggs, Susan Anderson,Jillian Hunter, Jillian Hart, Madeline Hunter, Charlene Sands, Lorraine Heath, Julia London, Eloisa James, Sherryl Woods...
I still turn to contemporary and historical romances for comfort. Over the past year I've tried so many new authors: Shannon Stacey,Stacy Finz, Maisey Yates, Jennifer Probst,Sheila Roberts,Belle Calhoune, Hope Ramsey, Kristy Macafferty, Kate Meader, Maggie Wells, Delores Fossen, Sharon Hartley, Virginia Kantra, Jessica Clare, Samantha Chase...
I am in awe of the author's talent, the variety and diversity of subject matter, their dedication to the romance genre and all things romance.
As an avid reader, I thank them all and look forward to many more years of HEA's!
(Laurie Gommermann 10:01am March 25)
Love finding new authors to read.
(Pat Walker 12:55pm March 25)
Thanks for the read & chance to win...
(Martin Bodnar 1:49pm March 25)
My cat and great book! Thank you for doing this!
(Tj Needham 2:13pm March 25)
Cozy Mystery/Mystery Suspense and some Romance but I
always like to try a book at least once to see if I like
and I want to read it in Paperback/Hardback version/Print
Would love to win the paperback version of book to read
and review. I look forward to getting to know you and
(Crystal Stewart 3:33pm March 25)
This sounds like a great book. I cant wait to read it.
(Jennylyn Gross 3:42pm March 25)
My favorite book is The Count of Monte Cristo. I love
anything by Dumas, but Monte Cristo is like the ultimate
revenge novel. ha A nice fire, something chocolate, a cup o
joe and a good book. Ahhh
(Jacqueline Graves 4:04pm March 25)
i love feel good books,,ones that make you feel nice after
(Vickie Couturier 5:25pm March 25)
I always turn to historical romances or cozy mystery books if
I am reading for comfort. Those are the "feel good" books
for me. Many that you have mentioned are new books to me, so
I am excited to try them. Thank you!!
(Jamie Gillespie 5:40pm March 25)
I have a number of comfort reads. A lot of them by Nora Roberts, Jayne
Ann Krentz, especially their older ones, but I have a number of paranormal
authors I love so I have a lot of comforts but open to new.
(Annetta Sweetko 6:14pm March 25)
My comfort reads are mystery/suspense, historical romance
(Caryl Kane 8:43pm March 25)
So many books that I didn't know existed. I can't wait to
start reading them.
(Faye Gates 8:47pm March 25)
I think I turn to a book that will cheer me up just a little and not deal with possible is going on in my life. And especially a book from author I enjoy.
(Cynthia St. Germain 9:08pm March 25)
For comfort I would probably read a romantic suspense by
Nora Roberts or Laura Griffin.
(Melanie Rosen 9:21pm March 25)
Romance novels and cozy mysteries are books that help me
(Alyson Widen 11:48pm March 25)
romance books always are a comfort to me
(Denise Holcomb 1:28am March 26)
Amanda Quick books are one of my comfort reads.
(Pat Walker 12:25pm March 26)
Honestly any romance without a ton of angst is a comfort
read for me.
(Glenda Martillotti 1:05pm March 26)
Love fresh fiction - chance to read about authors I never
thought about reading. Love your contest
(Jo Smith 1:37pm March 26)
The Winter Sea sounds intriguing. Thank you for sharing.
(Caryl Kane 5:00pm March 26)
I like to read any fantasy to take me away from the real
world for a few minutes and allow me to recharge.
(Nancy Krueger 5:29pm March 26)
This is such a generous giveaway! Can't wait to read some of
the books listed. I love cozies and historical romance
(Jamie Gillespie 5:47pm March 26)
I pretty much am reading the same books I was reading before the shelter in place orders came down. I have a couple of book clubs. While we aren't meeting, I'm still reading the selections for each month. Plus I'm doing a couple of read with on line. I don't limit my genres.
(Susan Beamon 11:59pm March 26)
Thank you so much for the chance to win!!!
(Jamie Gillespie 5:05am March 27)
My comfort books are Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase,
Josh & Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren,
Rescue Me by Rachel Gibson, Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie, I've
Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella and Vision in White by
Nora Roberts. PS I loved Born in Fire and Well Met, too!
(Sharlene Wegner 1:53pm March 27)
Happy Friday! Thank you for sharing these books.
(Caryl Kane 8:06pm March 27)
Also like Thea Harrison.
(Melanie Rosen 10:30pm March 27)
Julie Garwood's historicals and Patricia Briggs are just a couple of my comfort read authors.
(Blanche Nixon 7:28am March 28)
I enjoy getting lost in a mystery. Colleen Coble is one of
my must read authors.
(Caryl Kane 10:30am March 28)
Love my cozies and historical romances. Thank you for the
chance to win!
(Jamie Gillespie 12:58pm March 29)
I enjoy historical fiction.
(Caryl Kane 10:41am March 29)
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