Western

The following represents all books currently listed within the genre, Western:

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"A don't-miss treat!" -- Rendezvous

ALMOST A BRIDE

Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she's returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family's ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.

Matty's up to something - Dave knows that much. Just as he knows that Matty needs help, so of course he'll provide it, just as he has all her life. Doing what's best for Matty is second nature, and part of the cowboy code. Even when it comes to marrying her in name only. Although he can't resist one hot-blooded kiss after the I-dos.

Maybe - just maybe - his Matty will become more to him than Almost a Bride.


Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.

Wyoming Wildflowers Series

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning - Prequel
*Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
*Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
*My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

***Get all three of these books in the Wyoming Wildflowers Boxed Set (3 Books in 1) for a discount off buying them individually***

If you especially enjoy Western romances, try these other books by Patricia:

A Place Called Home series
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match

Historical Western romance
Widow Woman
Courting a Cowboy


... and east of the Mississippi, try:

The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
The Surprise Princess
The Forgotten Prince, coming in late 2016

Falling for Her

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TV journalist Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher will tell you she committed two sins — she didn’t stay young, and she made an enemy of a powerful news executive — her ex. She used to break national news. Now her top story as the “Helping Out!” reporter at dinky KWMT-TV in Sherman, Wyoming is getting a refund for a defective toaster.

Tough, funny and determined, Elizabeth wrestles with isolation, keeping a professional edge, and an evolving self-image. Is Wyoming — the land of cattle, cowboys, tumbleweeds, and fewer than six people per square mile — her new home or a road to permanent obscurity?

Soon she’s in a battle of wills with ex-football player turned journalist Mike Paycik, who sees her as a handy rung on his career ladder. And there’s the matter of a deputy sheriff—missing or murdered? Elizabeth finds herself investigating at the insistence of a girl who’s set on proving her father’s innocence. Not that enigmatic rancher Thomas David Burrell makes investigating easy.

But Elizabeth won’t fade to black without a fight, no matter how final some might want to make her SIGN OFF.

Murder, Mysteries, Humor, a Hint of Romance: Don’t miss any of the Caught Dead in Wyoming series by USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn

Sign Off
Left Hanging
Shoot First
Last Ditch
Look Live
Back Story, coming in 2017


What readers are saying about SIGN OFF:

“This is one of those books that you want to stop everything to read while hoping it never ends.”

“Sign Off is a brisk, enthralling page-turner” – P.B. Ryan, bestselling author

"That was fun"

“Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page.” – Emilie Richards, USA Today Bestselling Author

“Be prepared for lots of twist and turns.”

“I read it in one sitting. I hadn't planned it that way, but just couldn't stop.”

“The characters were a mix of funny, sad, and quirky and were totally believable. There was just enough humor to lighten the story, but not to disrespect the seriousness of crime.”

(4.3)

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Three strangers arrive in rugged Bardville, Wyoming.
They're never the same ...
And neither are the people of Bardville.

Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match

A sexy, intriguing stranger arrives unexpectedly at her Wyoming ranch, threatening the one thing Cambria protects more fiercely than her heart -- her family. Bodie's discovery that he fathered a son 17 years ago leads him to the warm and welcoming Weston family. That's the easy part. But his response to one member of the family is far more than he ever expected. The sparks between him and Cambria are real ... and so is the danger to his hopes for their future if she finds out why he's really in Wyoming.

If you like strong women and the men who love them, read A STRANGER TO LOVE, the second book in the acclaimed Bardville, Wyoming trilogy.

(4.2)

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
Can they lift the curse that has haunted the ranch they love?
Book 1 – Lost and Found Groom
Book 2 – At the Heart’s Command
Book 3 – Hidden in a Heartbeat

“While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane ... and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Fear leads to passion leads to their making a baby, a baby which Kendra fully expects to raise on her own, since her search for Matthew's father – who she only knows as Paulo Ayudor – is a fruitless one. Then, three years later, her "Paulo" shows up out of the blue at her home in Wyoming, speaking the perfect English of an American, and identifying himself as Daniel Delligati. He announces he's come for his son ... and for her." - (From a review by Karen Templeton)

(4.2)

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Enjoy the entire Wyoming Wildflowers collection

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Snowberry) – prequel
*Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
*Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
*My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

* Get these 3 western romance Kindle books in the Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy Boxed Set (3 Books in 1) at a discount from buying the books individually


One look, a passionate love . . . and then they part . . . Forever?

Before the bestselling and award-winning Wyoming Wildflowers saga began, there was another love story, one that laid the foundation for all those that came after. A love between a cowboy and an unexpected woman. A love at first sight ...

Ed Currick’s and Donna Roberts’ worlds couldn’t have been any more different – a rancher from Wyoming and an up-and-coming Broadway musical actress on a national tour. What could have been a momentary encounter sparks desire . . . and more. But can there be anything but heartbreak ahead when they have only days before their dreams pull them apart?

"Funny, entertaining, and full of surprises"..."Warms your heart"... "Joy"..."Wonderful love story"

Get this much-anticipated prequel to the western romance saga of the Wyoming Wildflowers series by USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn for free now!

If you especially enjoy western romances, also try these other connected books by Patricia:

A Place Called Home Trilogy
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat
Or all 3 in The A Place Called Home Trilogy Boxed Set

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match
Or all 3 in the Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy Boxed Set

Historical Western romance
Widow Woman
Courting a Cowboy

... and east of the Mississippi, try:

The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
.... get the first 3 books in The Wedding Series Trilogy Boxed Set
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
The Surprise Princess
The Forgotten Prince, coming in late 2016

Falling for Her

(4.3)

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LIFE THROUGH A DEAD WOMAN'S EYES
“With so many supernatural tales on the shelves it’s hard to find something genuinely original yet Beyond Death fits the description well, with author Deb McEwan bringing a distinctive new voice to this ever popular genre.” Book Viral
What really happens when we die? Claire Sylvester is about to find out.
In her strange new world Claire watches the secret lives of those she loves unravel, while deciding who deserves to be saved.
And more than she knows depends on her actions, and those of her unlikely partner.
‘Beyond Death’, a fast-paced paranormal thriller of life, death, deceit and danger.

"Ken thought he was having a nightmare. He felt fingers prodding him and he couldn’t breathe. The fingers turned to fully formed hands and they multiplied as he watched in fascination as their prodding became more urgent and they started to pull and poke at his body. It took him a while to realise he wasn’t sleeping.
The cold realisation that the pain in his chest had killed him hit like a punch in the guts. He would have been furious had he not been so frightened. Ken tried to compose himself and waited for the beckoning white light that he knew must surely come. But the scabby, gnarled and bloody hands started dragging him downwards. To add to his fear he looked around and saw a number of faces closing in; some tortuous, some smiling, but all gruesome. The hands pulled him further down and the faces taunted him.
He screamed but no one came to help."

(4.4)

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Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy
Book 1 -- Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Book 2 -- Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
Book 3 -- My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)

ALMOST A BRIDE
Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she’s returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family’s ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.

Matty’s up to something – Dave knows that much. Just as he knows that Matty needs help, so of course he’ll provide it. Doing what’s best for Matty is second nature. Even when it comes to marrying her in name only. Although he can’t resist one hot-blooded kiss after the I-dos -- a kiss as fiery as the flame-red Indian Paintbrush that's always reminded him of Matty.

Maybe – just maybe – his Matty will become more to him than Almost a Bride.

MATCH MADE IN WYOMING
When fire ravages Wyoming land, fireweed is among the first plants to return, brightening the blighted area with the joy of its blooms. Can Taylor Anne Larsen pull off a similar miracle for the pain-ravaged heart and disbelieving soul of ranch foreman Cal Ruskoff? Armed with the same grace and grit as the wildflower fireweed, Taylor also has allies – a matchmaking friend, the Wyoming winter, high-octane mutual attraction, and a rescued puppy who slips past Cal's defenses.

Cal might give in to passion temporarily, but from behind the wall he's built around his past and his secrets, he's certain Taylor is all that he can't let himself have. And he'll use all his weapons to keep her out.


MY HEART REMEMBERS
Lisa Currick was once as bright and open as the sunny Bur Marigold wildflower of her native Wyoming. That’s how New York City Detective Shane Garrison has remembered her since she figured in his first investigation eight years ago. But when he arrives in her hometown determined to resolve the final element of that case, he discovers the girl he's remembered has become a very different woman.

(4.6)

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A Place Called Home series ...
Far Hills Ranch has been the Suslands’ beloved Wyoming home for more than a century. But with it has come the legend of a family curse. Now, according to the legend, the current far-flung Suslands are the last with a chance to lift the curse . . . whether they believe in it or not.

To fulfill the legend’s demands, these cousins must face personal challenges and risk their hearts, all for the sake of . . . A Place Called Home.

Book 1: Lost and Found Groom

"While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane. . .and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Fear leads to passion leads to their making a baby, a baby which Kendra fully expects to raise on her own, since her search for Matthew's father - who she only knows as Paulo Ayudor - is a fruitless one. Then, three years later, her "Paulo" shows up out of the blue at her home in Wyoming, speaking the perfect English of an American, and identifying himself as Daniel Delligati. He announces he's come for his baby son. . .and for her." -- (From an Amazon review by Karen Templeton)

Book 2: At the Heart's Command
Colonel John Griffin Jr. is a good and honorable soldier, determined to protect Ellyn Sinclair at all costs – especially from himself. Once, he’d rejected a young Ellyn’s advances, because he could not give her the life she deserved. Instead, Grif stood up as best man when Ellyn married his best friend. Then, he became a member of the family, godfather to her children.

But now Ellyn is a widow, back in Far Hills, Wyoming with her two young children, and having a tough time. And no matter what it costs him, Grif will do his duty. To the Army – and to help Ellyn and her children, while ignoring that he has never stopped wanting her.

Book 3: Hidden in a Heartbeat
Rebecca Dahlgren comes to Far Hills Ranch hoping for answers to her unknown heritage. But from the first moment, she finds foreman Luke Chandler hard to miss. The sexy cowboy with the sleepy eyes that aren't interested in sleeping means just the sort of trouble her patrician grandmother has always warned about.

Luke has his own reasons for wanting to steer clear of anything like commitment. But the secrets behind Rebecca’s dark eyes keep luring him on … even if it means baring his own heart.

Read the entire contemporary western series in this boxed set -- at a discount over buying the books individually!

(4.6)

87 reviews*

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"A fantastic enthralling read...would recommend this book to everyone." Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite

"Deb McEwan has created a beautiful portrait of the times, with just the right touch of romance." Goodreads Reviewer

"Humourous romantic, nostalgic and educational - this book has it all." Amazon Reviewer

A WELSH GIRL, AN ENGLISH BOY. NINETEEN SEVENTIES BRITAIN. THE ARMY

Cheesecloth is considered high fashion, young teenage girls are in love with the Bay City Rollers and the middle aged are outraged by Punk Rock.

Naive Michelle Warbutton longs to see the world; already world weary, Guy Halfpenny is desperate to escape from his.

Both have limited choices.


Their paths aren’t destined to cross until they join the British Army - where sexism is rife and political correctness hasn't been invented.


Discover how lives are shaped, friendships forged, and loves won and lost in this compelling adventure of humour, passion and tragedy.

(4.5)

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Wyoming Wildflowers Series

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning - Prequel
Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower), coming in 2015

"Melt your heart romance" -- Old Book Barn Gazette

Wyoming Wildflowers -- Book 2 -- Fireweed

When fire ravages Wyoming land, fireweed is among the first plants to return, brightening the blighted area with the joy of its blooms. Small-town lawyer Taylor Anne Larsen faces the challenge of doing the same for the pain-ravaged heart and disbelieving soul of ranch foreman Cal Ruskoff. Armed with the same grace and grit as the wildflower fireweed, Taylor also has allies – a matchmaking friend, a harsh western blizzard, high-octane mutual attraction, and a rescued puppy who slips past the defenses of this tough cowboy.

While they're snowbound together, Cal might give in to passion temporarily, but from behind the wall he's built around his past and his secrets, he's certain Taylor is all that he can't let himself have. And he'll use all his weapons to keep her out.

"These characters -- their dialogue, their fears, their complex personalities -- are very real. As a reader, I couldn't help fall under Cal's spell -- a good, troubled, mixed-up man who forces Taylor to confront some of her own demons, even as he refuses to face his own . . . There's a lot of subtle -- and not so subtle -- humor here, the love scenes are at once tender and sizzling, and the emotions and fears of both characters wrap themselves around the reader's heart and don't let go." – Karen Templeton

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.


Author's note: The collie puppy in Match Made in Wyoming is the alter ego of my much-loved rescue collie Riley ... right down to the inconvenient penchant for opening doors at the wrong moment. Although for Taylor and Cal, it turns out to be the right moment. :-)

(4.5)

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"... a strong woman, a dark tormented man, and a love as fierce and irresistible as the Wyoming wind." ~ Mary Jo Putney,  New York Times bestselling author

"Splendid!"  --Bell, Book and Candle

"Incredibly powerful" - 5 Star review

"One of the most entertaining and interesting western historicals I've read in a long time." - Cathy Sova, The Romance Reader

"Wow!... a romance that sizzles!...Powerful love story... Excellent!"--Rendezvous

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1880s Wyoming territory --   Texas cowboy Nick Dusaq signs on at a widow's struggling ranch before discovering that she is unlike any widow woman he's encountered before.

Rachel Terhune's every thought is devoted to her ranch and the people who work it, until the day she sees Nick rising naked from the creek like some ancient river god.

Now the passion that flames between them could destroy them both.

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"An unforgettable read" - 5 Star review

"Tears, laughter, joy and heartache" - CompuServe Romance Reviews

(4.5)

62 reviews*

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Wyoming Wildflowers Series
Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (A Prequel)
Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower), coming in 2015

Wyoming Wildflowers -- Book 3 -- Bur Marigold

Lisa Currick was once as bright and open as the sunny Bur Marigold wildflower of her native Wyoming. That’s how New York City Detective Shane Garrison has remembered her since she figured in his first investigation eight years ago. But when he arrives in her western hometown determined to resolve the final element of that case, he discovers the girl he's remembered has become a very different woman.

Once open-hearted and artistic, Lisa has put all that aside for a life of order and discipline. And Shane wants to know why. He can't forget the girl, but he's fascinated by the woman who challenges him to find answers inside himself.

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.

If you especially enjoy western romances, also try these other books by Patricia:

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match
A Place Called Home Trilogy
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat
Not a Family Man
Rodeo Nights
Widow Woman (historical western romance)
Courting a Cowboy (historical western romance)

... and east of the Mississippi, try:
The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
The Christmas Princess
Falling for Her
Hoops
A New World

(4.4)

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A Rodeo Producer, Dead in the Bull Pen. Accident or Murder?



Elizabeth, until recently a top-flight national TV journalist, is regaining her footing after a dizzying demotion to tiny—and entirely foreign to her—Sherman, Wyoming. But her equilibrium faces a major challenge.



The apparently accidental death — under the hooves of rodeo bulls — of a rodeo producer preparing for Sherman’s annual Fourth of July Rodeo catches the attention of Elizabeth and her KWMT-TV colleague Michael Paycik. Not only is it a major story about the region’s biggest event, but it’s being outrageously mishandled by the station’s egocentric anchor.



As Elizabeth and Michael dig, area rancher Thomas Burrell joins the investigation, providing background on suspects — and there are plenty because the victim had many enemies. But Tom has divided loyalties, so Elizabeth doubts his commitment to finding the truth no matter what. Not to mention that both Mike and Tom show an interest in her ... they might be okay with working together in a peculiar triangle, but the points of this geometry is starting to get under her skin.



… From the tip of the rodeo queen’s tiara, to “agricultural byproducts” ground into the arena dust, TV reporter Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher receives a murderous introduction to the world of rodeo.



Don’t miss any of “Caught Dead in Wyoming”

Sign Off

Left Hanging

Shoot First

Last Ditch

What people are saying about LEFT HANGING



“I started laughing on the first page and continued laughing until the end.”



“Loving the world of Cottonwood County, Wyoming!”



“The dialogue was so well written that I could easily imagine the innuendo, tone of voice and facial expression of each character.”





What people are saying about the CAUGHT DEAD IN WYOMING series



“She writes a little like Janet Evanovich only better.”



“E. M.’s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious.”



“Hoping this series lasts forever!”



“McLinn has created in E. M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard.”



“While the mystery itself is twisty-turny and thoroughly engaging, it's the smart and witty writing that I loved the best.” – Diane Chamberlain, bestselling author

(4.5)

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Water Can Keep You Alive …

A man in a wheelchair goes missing in rough country in the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming. Amateur sleuth Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher and KWMT-TV colleague Mike Paycik immediately join the search organized by local rancher Thomas Burrell.

But soon they’re on a search of a different kind – a search for the truth.

It takes them deep into the intricacies of the western community served by the Red Sail Ditch – the irrigation system that could make a ranch viable or worthless. They find rivalries, cooperation, antagonisms, inter-dependencies, and motives for murder.

Or Get You Killed.
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Don’t miss the entire collection of Elizabeth Danniher’s Caught Dead in Wyoming western adventures in:
Sign Off (Book 1)
Left Hanging (Book 2)
Shoot First (Book 3)
Last Ditch (Book 4)
Look Live (Book 5)
Back Story (Book 6), coming in 2017

(4.7)

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Time hasn't dimmed their bone-deep passion . . .
Ten years ago, Kalli left her rodeo bull-rider husband, Walker Riley, unable to bear her terrible fear for him. Or the fear that she might love him too much.

But passion wasn't enough to overcome fear a decade ago . . .

Walker faces down charging bulls every day, but working with Kalli for a summer as they try to save the Wyoming rodeo that means so much to their beloved mutual mentor, just might break him.

Can the present carry them past the fears and broken trust ... to a future together again?

(4.5)

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Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match

Jessa met Cully Grainger through mutual friends. He made his interest clear. She turned him away. But now he's returned to tiny Bardville, Wyoming in the heart of cowboy country, bringing his teenage nephew with him, and testing her resolve.

She's been a stranger to love for so long ... Now, because she will not abandon a boy who is both trouble and troubled, she's tied to this intense, stubborn man who arouses her in ways she's never known ... and who could break her completely.

Can she take the risk of finding a stranger to love?

(4.3)

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“Are you sure, baby?”

The father of the bride-to-be noted the concern and confusion on his daughter’s face. Just before her walk down the aisle, Judi Monroe overheard a conversation that indicated marrying Sterling Carroll might be a big mistake. Escaping her socialite wedding in Lake Forest, Illinois, she headed west, covering her tracks as she went. In an isolated corner of Wyoming, she swerved her car to avoid hitting a horse and rider on the road, crashing into a tree. She’s rescued by that lone rider – or Ranger, as she fleetingly recalls -- a rugged rancher named Thomas Vance.

Judi just needed some time, to puzzle out the predicament she’d left behind in Illinois. But here she was in the arms of a doubting Thomas, a man with a strong jaw, deep-green eyes and a commanding presence. When Judi dodges his personal questions, not to mention his penetrating gaze, Thomas’ teenage half-sister Becky suggests amnesia as an explanation. Judi seizes on this foot in the Diamond V door, and stays on as a caretaker for Thomas’ beloved grandmother, who is recovering from hip surgery. Judi finds a family on the Diamond V, even as her masquerade as the home health aide Helga slowly unravels. But as she falls hard for her horse whisperer, she fears her secret will only cause him to bolt from her life. As for Thomas, he knows this impostor is lying, and it wouldn’t be the first time an outsider betrayed his family. Yet he can’t help but trust this sexy, independent, smart woman who has lassoed his heart.



Reader reviews

“Loyal readers know what to expect from a Patricia McLinn book -- a strong, emotional story, a solid plot, and characters so real you miss them when the story ends. ‘The Runaway Bride’ is no exception.” -- Shannon Stacey, 5-star Amazon review



McLinn "creates a fresh approach to the classic amnesia tale, giving ‘Runaway Bride’ an appealing twist. ... [This] remarkable cast of characters will linger in the reader's memory long after the last page is turned. Very highly recommended.” – 5-star Amazon review



“A fun quick read that's filled with tenderness and passion. … Thomas Vance is sexy and heroic and Judi is lovely.” – Goodreads review



“A fantastic, fun read with memorable characters you'll fall in love with!” – 5-star Amazon review



THE WEDDING SERIES

Prelude to a Wedding*

Wedding Party*

Grady’s Wedding*

The Runaway Bride

The Christmas Princess

Hoops (prequel to The Surprise Princess)

The Surprise Princess

Not a Family Man (prequel to The Forgotten Prince)

The Forgotten Prince, coming in 2016



*Get all three books at a discount in one volume in The Wedding Series boxed set.



About the author

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s novels -- cited by reviewers for warmth, wit and vivid characterization – have won numerous regional and national awards and been on national bestseller lists.

In addition to her romance and women’s fiction books, Patricia is the author of the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, which adds a touch of humor and romance to figuring out whodunit.

Patricia received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. She was a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.), assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.) and -- for 20-plus years -- an editor at The Washington Post. She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

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Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged beauty of Wyoming – and so do the women.

Valerie Trimarco is very pregnant, very lost, very alone, and very stuck in a Wyoming snow storm. Her car is jammed in a Wyoming ditch, with contractions coming faster and harder … when her white knight in a cowboy hat arrives. Ranch foreman Jack Ralston’s job is to handle anything that needs handling with cool, quiet competence, including a baby who’s decided to enter the world right now.

A few years later, Valerie returns to the Slash-C Ranch of Knighton, Wyoming. Now a successful mommy blogger, she wants to thank the man who rescued her and delivered her beloved daughter. Okay, maybe she’s wondered about him a time or two over the years. How could she not? So she conspires with his employers and friends to spring a surprise party on him for a proper thank you.

Yes, Jack can handle anything. Except a surprise party. And this open, energetic, talkative woman and her short-stuff kid who gets under his guard. Because they demand the one thing from him that he can’t handle – love.

Jack’s Heart brings emotional impact to this romantic comedy addition to the contemporary western romance collection Wyoming Wildflowers from award-winning and USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn.

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Get all the blooms in the Wyoming Wildflowers Series!

Prequel – Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Snowberry)

Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)

Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)

My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)

-- A New World (prequel to Jack's Heart)

Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)

-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)

Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

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Reader Reviews for Patricia McLinn’s Wyoming Wildflowers stories:

“Each one was totally different, characters were unique and totally believable!! Enjoy!!!


“Amazing and touching story.”


"If you love to laugh; love to cry; or love to laugh and cry at the same time, then you'll definitely want to read Almost a Bride."


"Smart, stubborn and irresistible."


“… So enjoyable I couldn’t put it down until I finished it.”


“Excellent book! I read it straight in one whole day. Recommend it to anyone!”


“Delightful!”

”Nothing short of heart consuming and thrilling. I've loved every one and feel like I know the people personally. I can't wait for the next installment.”

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Get three Western romances with three hot cowboy heroes, written by three best-selling authors, in one volume.


TEXAS ROOTS, by New York Times Bestselling Author Jean Brashear

When scandal and an ambitious prosecutor wreck talented chef Scarlett Ross's life and she learns of a grandmother she never knew she had, she flees the notoriety to pay an anonymous visit to Sweetgrass Springs, Texas, a town kept alive only by her grandmother's determination and carried on the strong shoulders of sexy Texas cowboy Ian McLaren. There she is surprised to discover a yearning to sink roots deep in the Texas Hill Country—but she is terrified that the secrets she's hiding will endanger everyone she's come to love.


HER DAKOTA MAN, by New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Mondello

She needed to risk the truth to get a second chance...

Poppy Erickson had spent the year wondering how all their lives might have been different after hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend. She'd left South Dakota years ago because she couldn't bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. But now she knows the truth. She'll keep the promise she made to a friend, but will Logan understand when he learns the truth? More important, can they again recapture the passion that had been between them all those years ago?

He needed to face the past to get the love of a woman he thought he'd lost..

Everyone knows that the Dakotas didn't get the name Badlands for nothing. Harsh weather and rough living are a way of life. But single dad, Logan McKinnon, had seen more than his share of bad times after the death of his wife a year ago. The last thing he needs is Poppy Erickson, an old flame and his late wife's best friend, showing up unannounced to help after devastating floods nearly washed away their hometown. With no place to stay in town, he has no choice but to offer her a bed at his house. But can he live under the same roof with a woman he'd once loved passionately without feeling he's betraying his late wife?


NOT A FAMILY MAN, by USA Today Bestselling Author Patricia McLinn

To Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates, the only good owner for the Double Bar X was an absentee one. That's how it had been for ten years. And then came divorcee Jenny Peters. Bringing her two whining, spoiled kids and her city-bred fairy-tale views of life – and love – in the West. None of them belonged on a working ranch. Or in his life.

Jenny wasn't going to let Tucker scare her away from the new life she wanted to build for herself and her kids. No matter that he could be as hard as the mountains around them. No matter that she found totally unexpected comfort from his rough strength.

But what next? Because Tucker Gates was a lot of things, but he was absolutely clear that he was not a family man.

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
Book 1 - Lost and Found Groom
Book 2 - At the Heart's Command
Book 3 - Hidden in a Heartbeat

Colonel John Griffin Jr. is the best kind of military man. He's a good and honorable soldier who's determined to protect Ellyn Sinclair at all costs - especially from himself.

Once, he'd rejected a young Ellyn's advances, because he could not give her the life she deserved. Instead, Grif stood up as best man when Ellyn married his best friend. Then, he became a member of the family, godfather to her children.

But now Ellyn is a widow, back in Far Hills, Wyoming, living on his family's ranch there with her two young children, and having a tough time. And no matter what it costs him, Grif will do his duty - help Ellyn and her children, while ignoring that he has never stopped wanting her.

Now the Army's sending him back to the western life he knew as a boy, the world of cowboys and cattle on Far Hills Ranch ... and back to the love he knew as a boy. But how can he even be dreaming of second chances, when they should have no chance at all.

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You are cordially invited to join the wedding celebration as college friends embark on the greatest education of all - falling in love, finding the perfect bride, and becoming the happiest grooms around.

The Wedding Series
Book 1 - Prelude to a Wedding
Book 2 - Wedding Party
Book 3 - Grady's Wedding
Book 4 - The Runaway Bride
Book 5 - The Christmas Princess
Book 6 - The Surprise Princess
Book 7 - The Forgotten Prince

Always the best of friends ... can they become the best of lovers?

Michael Dickinson is honored to be best man at his friend Paul's wedding, even with Tris Donlin being a bridesmaid. He's wanted Tris for as long as he's known her, while accepting that friendship is all there will be between them. But now, finally, he plans to get her out of his system once and for all.

Her cousin Paul's wedding party has Tris' head and heart full of memories of college days with him, Michael, and their friend Grady. Grady was her college crush and Michael was her buddy. Now that they're all grown up, will things change?

Oh, yes, they will ...

The spotlight's on the bride and groom, but sparks catch fire for the wedding party, too. While Michael is trying to forget, Tris discovers her heart has grown up, too. She's sure she's found the best man for her . . . if only she can convince him that friends make the best lovers.

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Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match.

For his teenage son, Wyoming rancher Dax will do anything - even become a role model in the dating department. Enter the perfect stranger: an Easterner, visiting for just two weeks. But soon Hannah, no longer a stranger, becomes the greatest danger of all to a stubbornly solitary heart.

Finalist for Georgia Romance Writers' Maggie Award
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If you like strong women and the men who love them, read THE RANCHER MEETS HIS MATCH to wrap up the Bardville, Wyoming trilogy

Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 -  A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 -  A Stranger to Love
Book 3 -  The Rancher Meets His Match.

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LIFE THROUGH A DEAD WOMAN'S EYES

Reviewed By Taylor Wade for Readers’ Favorite - 5 stars!

"Beyond Life is an incredibly humorous story about the afterlife. The characters are extremely realistic and engaging. McEwan did a wonderful job of creating real characters that I fell in love with, cried with, and laughed with like they were real people. I can't wait to see what happens to Claire and her friends in future installments. Beyond Life is funny, interesting, thought provoking and a little dark and scary, which makes it a truly fantastic read. McEwan writes with an excellent sensitivity to her characters and readers. McEwan has an incredible imagination and sense of humor that takes this story to the next level and won't disappoint those who pick it up."







What really happens when we die?



Initially devastated by her own death, Claire Sylvester has learnt to come to terms with her existence in the strange, mysterious world of the Afterlife.



What she hasn’t been able to accept is that her stepsister’s kidnapper is still at large and too close for comfort to her family and friends.



Will Claire discover her special talents in time to avert a family disaster?

With unearthly intervention will the lives of the innocents be saved?

And will Claire ever find true peace and happiness in the constant battle of good against evil?



‘Beyond Life’, a fast-paced paranormal thriller of life, death, deceit and danger - the compelling sequel to ‘Beyond Death’.

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Middle-aged, married man with three children, Pete Dawson, an East London pawnbroker, finds himself living a predictable and quite often boring life.
Over time, an opportunity for change arises when his young work colleague, Sabrina becomes the object of his affection. It is a feeling which is clearly mutual.
But Pete starts to realise something is not quite as it should be...

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To Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates, the only good owner for the Double Bar X was an absentee one. That's how it had been for ten years. And then came divorcee Jenny Peters. Bringing her two whining, spoiled kids and her city-bred fairy-tale views of life – and love – in the West. None of them belonged on a working ranch. Or in his life.

Jenny wasn't going to let Tucker scare her away from the new life she wanted to build for herself and her kids. No matter that he could be as hard as the mountains around them. No matter that she found totally unexpected comfort from his rough strength.

But what next? Because Tucker Gates was a lot of things, but he was absolutely clear that he was not a family man.

Prequel to The Forgotten Prince, Book 7 of The Wedding Series

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"The story of Guy and Mouse was entertaining, and at times, sweat inducing. I liked the thrill and I loved reading about all the inside military action." Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite




NINETEEN EIGHTIES BRITAIN - THE DECADE OF DODGY FASHION AND BIG HAIR



Forced apart by their Army Service, will separation during the Falklands War, the troubles in Northern Ireland and a posting to the British Army of the Rhine be the kiss of death for Mouse and Guy’s relationship?

Is their passion strong enough to survive a dangerous vendetta or the personal tragedy of a close friend?

Misguided acts carried out in the name of revenge and honour have life-threatening consequences in this gripping sequel of deceit, desire and duty.

Can love really conquer all?

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
   Lost and Found Groom
   At the Heart's Command
   Hidden in a Heartbeat

Rebecca Dahlgren comes west to Wyoming hoping for answers to her unknown heritage. But from the first moment, she finds Far Hills Ranch foreman Luke Chandler hard to miss. The sexy cowboy with the sleepy eyes that aren't interested in sleeping means just the sort of trouble her patrician grandmother has always warned her about.

Luke has his own reasons for wanting to steer clear of anything like commitment. But the secrets behind Rebecca's dark eyes keep luring him on ... even if it means baring his own heart.

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Where Love Lives:The Inheritance (Wyoming Wildflowers, Book 6)

Six years ago, rodeo cowboy Matt Halderman looked at himself and didn’t like what he saw. Especially not after he ran out on that spunky, wide-eyed student he’d just met. He didn’t run far, falling into conversation with a stranger in the pre-dawn stillness of a Wyoming truck stop. That conversation – along with seed money that mysteriously arrived just when he needed it – turned the course of Matt’s life.

Now he’s received a letter announcing that the stranger he’d met in that diner had been billionaire Harold Hopewell. Hopewell had traveled the world, encountering people and letting their stories touch him. In death, he is giving back, leaving an unusual will filled with life-altering bequests to the people he met along the way.

It turns out the recently departed billionaire isn’t done changing Matt’s life. This time with an inheritance that will allow Matt to go home to do something he’s long dreamed of – caring for rodeo horses at the end of their lives.

Zoe Parisi hasn’t forgotten Matt Halderman or the night he walked out on her. Couldn’t even be called a one-night stand, since the man hadn’t stuck around for the whole night. She lost her head that night, but it’s been squarely back on her shoulders ever since. She’s a doctor now and is on track to take over an established practice in Knighton, Wyoming, the much-loved hometown of her grandparents.

She’d been sure when she decided to settle in Knighton that Matt would never return to the ranch where he grew up. But now, here he comes, waltzing back into town … looking just as good as ever and with a bunch of money.

Zoe wants nothing to do with Matt or his good looks … but his money’s a whole different matter. What does he need with this inheritance when he already has so much? She, on the other hand, knows exactly how to use those funds to make desperately needed improvements to medical care for all the people around Knighton.

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women..

Wyoming Wildflowers Series

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning – A Prequel (Snowberry)

Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)

Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)

My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)

Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)

Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

A Cowboy Wedding

(5.0)

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Reviewed By Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite - 5 stars!
“...In true Deb McEwan style, there is a lot of dark humor in the novel and you will enjoy this book just as much as the others. These characters have developed beautifully and, as always, the dialogues reveal so much about the new characters. Book Three in the series lives up to the bar set by the previous two wonderful novels. It was amazing.”

Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite - 5 stars!
“…McEwan’s characters have depth and the conflicts they encounter are authentic and real. There are intriguing shades of gray in the world she’s created.
This is a seriously good book that covers important issues. Friends & Revenge gets the reader involved in the lives of these unlikely soldiers, making it a book you just won’t want to put down.
Unlikely Soldiers, Book 3: Friends & Revenge is most highly recommended.”

ARMY LIFE BACK IN THE DAY
Imprisoned for the attempted murder of Mouse, KC has to watch his back until a gangland leader takes him under his wing and employs him when he is eventually released.

Serving in West Germany and desperate to be reunited with her husband, Mouse has to deal with an eccentric general, a power-crazed RSM and a junior rank with criminal intentions.

In England Guy is blissfully unaware that his latest investigation will bring him closer to the man who tried to kill his wife, resulting in catastrophe and loss of life.

Elaine is devastated at the consequences when the chain of command discovers her illicit relationship with Jill and is forced to leave her job in Northern Ireland.

Will love and truth conquer all or will the evil actions of a twisted and callous mind triumph?

You’ll laugh and cry at Unlikely Soldiers (Friends and Revenge). A tragic and sometimes humorous tale of Army culture, love, hate, passion and revenge.

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"Filled with humor, a heartwarming plot, secrets, schemes that go awry, interesting characters, clever dialogue and romance, this story is a delight. ... Do not miss it!" - Romance Junkies Reviews



A young lady seeking a particular kind of husband.

A ranch full of cowhands who have long adored her from a distance.

A foreman who’s got his hands full … and his heart on the line …



Sophie Vandercook leaves her post as an instructor at an Academy for Young Ladies in St. Louis, and heads to the OS Ranch in Wyoming Territory with a plan. It seems the perfect place, since her older half-brother is employed there. There's just one thing in her way – the ranch's foreman, Nate Abbott.



Nate has a ranch to run, a vital roundup to get through, and a bunkhouse full of cowhands smitten from afar with a young lady they all consider Our Sophie. So there’s no time – or reason – to consider exactly what her letters might be stirring in him. Then Sophie arrives in Wyoming.



Secrets tumble, problems multiply, and the OS outfit is turned on its head wondering if Sophie will wed a cowboy?

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Prince Karl longs to once more be plain Karl Wethers, Wyoming rancher. Instead, his sense of responsibility, nurtured as a cowboy and honed in the U.S. Army, won’t let him turn his back on King Jozef of Bariavak. But he has a plan. If he can pull it off

Then international media consultant Harmon Reed re-enters his life. The Army brat who liked to juggle lit sticks of dynamite is now a woman who could explode that dynamite in his face. He’s fully occupied with trying to keep her from knowing anything about the complications of his royal life, because he will never trust her again, despite the pull of a love long gone.

For Harmon, what started as a youthful summer fling ignited into a love that shook her to her core. Equally smitten, Karl saw something beyond her beauty and rebellious streak. Then Harmon broke it off – and broke Karl’s heart. They went their separate ways, but no matter how far apart they traveled, the embers of first love remained. And the slim hope of a second chance floated in the periphery.

Oh, yes, these two have a history. A history neither has forgotten … but can they forgive?


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The Forgotten Prince, Book 7 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's The Wedding Series, is a moving, passionate contemporary romance that will captivate fans of Bella Andre, Susan Mallery and Sarah Wilson.


Revisit other characters you’ve come to love in Prelude to a Wedding, Wedding Party, Grady’s Wedding, The Christmas Princess, The Surprise Princess and At the Heart’s Command (from the A Place Called Home series).


Not a Family Man, the story of Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates and the attractive new owner of the Double Bar X, is the prequel to The Forgotten Prince.


Praise for The Wedding Series:

“A wonderful series that will make you laugh and cry. Each page is filled with love that will eventually come to the people who so need it. A must read!” – 5-star review

"Perfect. The characters were multi-dimensional and played off each other in warm, thoughtful, loving ways. Each couple faced a different situation and overcame their obstacles together and with the insightful comments of their friends. ... Heart-warming." – 5-star review

“Fun and serious all at the same time. Love how the friends intertwine and add new along the way. It was refreshing to read the different stories and having them all come together. Really enjoyed this series!” – 5-star review

“Full of warmth, understanding of human nature, and great characters. They are connected, following the lives of college friends, and by the time you are finished, you feel as if you are a part of their extended circle. A dash of sex here, but not to the point that it overshadows the well thought out storylines. Definitely a feel good experience.” -- 5-star review

"Great love stories! … Must read all books in the series! … I laughed and cried! Must read.” – From 5-star reviews


Get all the books in Patricia McLinn’s Wedding Series today!
Prelude to a Wedding*
Wedding Party*
Grady’s Wedding*
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
Hoops (prequel to The Surprise Princess)
The Surprise Princess
Not a Family Man (prequel to The Forgotten Prince)
The Forgotten Prince
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Drama, humor, cowboys, and – especially - romance in the Old West … times two!


WIDOW WOMAN and COURTING A COWBOY

Two complete western historical romance novels from USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn at a special price!



WIDOW WOMAN

"... a strong woman, a dark tormented man, and a love as fierce and irresistible as the Wyoming wind." ~ Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author



"Splendid!" --Bell, Book and Candle



In 1880s Wyoming, Texas cowboy Nick Dusaq signs on at a widow's struggling ranch before discovering that she is unlike any widow woman he's encountered before.



Rachel Terhune's every thought is devoted to her ranch and the people who work it, until the day she sees Nick rising naked from the creek like some ancient river god.



Now the passion that flames between them could destroy them both.



"One of the most entertaining and interesting western historicals I've read in a long time." - The Romance Reader



"Wow!... a romance that sizzles!...Powerful love story... Excellent!"--Rendezvous



COURTING A COWBOY

"Filled with humor, a heartwarming plot, secrets, schemes that go awry, interesting characters, clever dialogue and romance, this story is a delight. ... Do not miss it!" - Romance Junkies Reviews



A young lady seeking a particular kind of husband.

A ranch full of cowhands who have long adored her from a distance.

A foreman who’s got his hands full … and his heart on the line …



Sophie Vandercook leaves her post as an instructor in St. Louis, and heads to the OS Ranch in Wyoming Territory with A Plan. There's just one obstacle – ranch foreman Nate Abbott.



Nate has a ranch to run, a vital roundup to get through, and a bunkhouse full of cowhands smitten from afar with a young lady they all consider Our Sophie. So there’s no reason to face exactly what her letters might have been stirring in him. Until Sophie arrives in Wyoming.



Secrets tumble, problems multiply, and the OS outfit is turned on its head while wondering – will Sophie ever wed a cowboy?



“Sophie will steal your heart like she does all the men in the book” – 5* review



“Funny, winsome and brimming with passion” – Judith Arnold

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"There’s a body in my bed. A dead body."

The call from a friend staying at Sherman’s newest – okay, only – B&B starts Elizabeth Margaret “E.M.” Danniher on a twisting, turning journey where appearances not only deceive, they turn deadly.
When her TV reporter friend Wardell Yardley comes to visit, they take a weekend trip to Yellowstone Park and encounter a surprising set of people. Including a team-building group from social media mega-force VisageTome, a mysterious older couple, and someone from Elizabeth’s childhood.
Elizabeth senses undercurrents in this strange assortment that just about pull her and her friends underwater for good when everyone shows up in her tiny Sherman, Wyoming, town.
Not only is there a murder to solve – and fast – there’s also a new sheriff in town, whose No. 1 rule might be No Sleuthing By Journalists.
Look Live is a TV news term. A reporter appears to be live at a scene, perhaps for an introduction or the toss back to the anchor desk, but in fact the entire report is taped. A misleading perception, carefully set up. Ah, the dangers of deceiving appearances …
Elizabeth, her KWMT-TV colleague Mike Paycik, rancher Tom Burrell, and their supporting staff of idiosyncratic sleuths untangle what happens when it’s not enough to merely … LOOK LIVE.

Don't miss any of Elizabeth Danniher's Caught Dead in Wyoming adventures

Sign Off (Book 1)
Left Hanging (Book 2)
Shoot First (Book 3)
Last Ditch (Book 4)
Look Live (Book 5)
Back Story (Book 6), coming in 2017

What people are saying about the Caught Dead in Wyoming series:

“She writes a little like Janet Evanovich only better.”
“E.M.’s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious.”
"A terrific series with a western flair. , , , , Great characters that you would want as your friends. Smart, funny, but not perfect."
“Hoping this series lasts forever!”
“McLinn has created in E.M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard.”

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James Whyle takes on the war genre with an eloquent narrative and a command of language and style that captures the fragility and bleakness of the time. There is no doubt that Whyle is a masterful storyteller.

The Book of War tells the story of a boy who comes to manhood in a war. William Kentridge has called it, “a rare feast”, and Rian Malan, “a very good book, possibly great.”

An illiterate European child is stranded on the southern tip of Africa. The British and the Xhosa have been spilling each other’s blood for eighty years and the kid signs up for the conflict in the hope of steady meals and a few shillings a month.

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A perfect opportunity to try acclaimed author Patricia McLinn’s contemporary western romance series: a boxed set with the first book of each of three series. The three complete novels in Wyoming Wild are:

-- Almost a Bride, from the Wyoming Wildflowers series

-- A Stranger in the Family, from the Bardville, Wyoming series

-- Lost and Found Groom, from the A Place Called Home series



ALMOST A BRIDE

Wyoming Wildflowers

Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she's returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family's ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.



Matty's up to something - Dave knows that much. Just as he knows that Matty needs help, so of course he'll provide it, just as he has all her life. Doing what's best for Matty is second nature, and part of the cowboy code. Even when it comes to marrying her in name only. Although he can't resist one hot-blooded kiss after the I-dos of their marriage of convenience wedding.



Maybe - just maybe - his Matty will become more to him than Almost a Bride.



Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.



WYOMING WILDFLOWERS SERIES

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning – Prequel (Snowberry)

Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)

Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)

My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)

A New World (Prequel to Jack’s Heart)

Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)

Rodeo Nights (Prequel to Where Love Lives)

Where Love Lives, The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia), coming in 2016



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A STRANGER IN THE FAMILY

Bardville, Wyoming



A sexy, intriguing stranger arrives unexpectedly at her Wyoming ranch, threatening the one thing Cambria protects more fiercely than her heart — her family. Bodie’s discovery that he fathered a son 17 years ago leads him to the warm and welcoming Weston family. That’s the easy part. But his response to one member of the family is far more than he ever expected. The sparks between him and Cambria are real … and so is the danger to his hopes for their future if she finds out why he’s really in Wyoming.



BARDVILLE, WYOMING SERIES

A Stranger in the Family

A Stranger to Love

The Rancher Meets His Match

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LOST AND FOUND GROOM

A Place Called Home



Can they have a second chance at love ... when they never had a first chance?

“While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane. . .and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Fear leads to passion leads to their making a baby, a baby which Kendra fully expects to raise on her own, since her search for Matthew's father – who she only knows as Paulo Ayudor – is a fruitless one. Then, three years later, her "Paulo" shows up out of the blue at her home in Wyoming, speaking the perfect English of an American, and identifying himself as Daniel Delligati. He announces he's come for his son. . .and for her." - (From an Amazon review by Karen Templeton)



Can they lift the curse that has haunted the Wyoming ranch they love?

A PLACE CALLED HOME SERIES

Lost and Found Groom

At the Heart’s Command

Hidden in a Heartbeat

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Ranchers, and Reluctant Royals
In The Forgotten Prince, Book 7 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s acclaimed The Wedding Series, Prince Karl is more Wyoming cowboy than Bariavakian royalty, despite the high hopes of King Jozef. But Karl, who left the ranch as a young man to serve in the U.S. Army, knows a thing or two about responsibility, and loyalty. For Army brat Harmon, what started as a youthful summer fling ignited into a love that shook her to her core. Equally smitten, Karl saw something beyond her beauty and rebellious streak. Until Harmon broke it off. Now, the slim hope of a second chance at love becomes entwined in a royal scheme. We meet young ranch hand Karl in Not a Family Man, the prequel to The Forgotten Prince and the story of Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates and Jenny Peters, the city-bred new owner of the Double Bar X.
Revisit other characters you’ve come to love in Prelude to a Wedding, Wedding Party, Grady’s Wedding, The Christmas Princess, The Surprise Princess and At the Heart’s Command (from the A Place Called Home series).
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Book 7, The Forgotten Prince
They Have a History -- Can It Be Rewritten?

Prince Karl longs to once more be plain Karl Wethers, Wyoming rancher. Instead, his sense of responsibility, nurtured as a cowboy and honed in the U.S. Army, won’t let him turn his back on King Jozef of Bariavak. But he has a plan. If he can pull it off.
Then international media consultant Harmon Reed re-enters his life. The Army brat who liked to juggle lit sticks of dynamite is now a woman who could explode that dynamite in his face. He’s fully occupied with trying to keep her from knowing anything about the complications of his royal life, because he will never trust her again, despite the pull of a love long gone.
For Harmon, what started as a youthful summer fling ignited into a love that shook her to her core. Equally smitten, Karl saw something beyond her beauty and rebellious streak. Then Harmon broke it off – and broke Karl’s heart. They went their separate ways, but no matter how far apart they traveled, the embers of first love remained. And the slim hope of a second chance floated in the periphery.
Oh, yes, these two have a history. A history neither has forgotten … but can they forgive?
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Not a Family Man
The Uncommon Love of a Cowboy and a City Girl

To Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates, the only good owner for the Double Bar X was an absentee one. That's how it had been for ten years. And then came divorcee Jenny Peters. Bringing her two whining, spoiled kids and her city-bred fairy-tale views of life – and love – in the West.
Jenny wasn't going to let Tucker scare her away from the new life she wanted to build for herself and her kids. No matter that he could be as hard as the mountains around them. No matter that she found totally unexpected comfort from his rough strength.
But what next? Because Tucker Gates was a lot of things, but he was absolutely clear that he was not a family man.

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The Forgotten Prince and Not a Family Man are moving, passionate contemporary romances that will captivate fans of Bella Andre, Susan Mallery and Sarah Wilson.
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“The Forgotten Prince is a wonderfully complicated story bringing political intrigue, family dynamics, and unforgotten love into a whirlwind of raw emotion as the story moves toward its climax.” – 5-star review
“Against a complex background of politics and family relationships, Karl and Harmon fight against the love they once shared and the desire of each to help and protect the other.” – 5-star review
[Not a Family Man] “Well-fleshed-out characters, true-to-life adventure and sensuous love scenes. This is the kind of book you read more than once just for the nice, warm feeling it leaves with you.” — Rendezvous

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Even long memories fade, but murder never dies.

Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher has been among TV journalism’s elite. But divorcing her network exec husband ends not only her marriage but her career, and she’s banished to tiny KWMT-TV in Sherman, Wyoming, to finish out her contract. Now she’s exploring what comes next – in her career, her life, and her relationships with family, friends, and those who’d like to be more than friends.

But she’s not being left in peace to wrestle with these issues because she keeps being drawn in to murder investigations. Now Elizabeth, and handsome KWMT colleague Mike Paycik, rugged rancher Thomas Burrell, and her colorful cast of collaborators, plunge into mysteries from the past that threaten the present. To succeed, they must untangle characters and plotlines from a long-hidden Back Story.

Don't miss any of Elizabeth Danniher's Caught Dead in Wyoming adventures:

Sign Off (Book 1)
Left Hanging (Book 2)
Shoot First (Book 3)
Last Ditch (Book 4)
Look Live (Book 5)
Back Story (Book 6)
Cold Open, coming in 2018

"Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page." -- Emilie Richards, USA Today Bestselling Author

What readers are saying about the Caught Dead in Wyoming series:

“She writes a little like Janet Evanovich only better.”
“E.M.’s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious.”
"A terrific series with a western flair. . . . Great characters that you would want as your friends. Smart, funny, but not perfect."
“Hoping this series lasts forever!”
“McLinn has created in E.M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard.”

A Caught Dead in Wyoming cameo

In Ride the River: Rodeo Knights, a new western romance with suspense from Patricia McLinn, Reggie (Regina) Moran is following her dream of becoming an investigator by tracking bank robberies in towns associated with the rodeo circuit. She’s focused on catching this robber … until she discovers her high school sweetheart, rodeo cowboy Chapin Johnson, is a prime suspect.
One of the three rodeo towns they visit is Sherman, Wyoming, so expect some cameos by Caught Dead in Wyoming characters. First-time visitors won’t get lost, though, because Ride the River: Rodeo Knights is a standalone read.'

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Her rodeo cowboy ex is back ... as her prime suspect.

After Regina, longing to be an investigator, spots a pattern in far-flung bank robberies, she wins approval to go undercover at three rodeos. The first day of the first rodeo, she runs into – literally – her childhood sweetheart, Chapin.
And has the horrifying realization that W.C. Johnson, one of three prime suspects who fit the robbery pattern, is her Chapin -- William Chapin Johnson.

To keep Reggie from blabbing his name in that first instant, Chapin grabs her and kisses her. One word and she can ruin what he’s been working for.

Chapin is trying to make a comeback on the QT. He’d been on the cusp of stardom as a bronc rider until a nasty injury and botched recovery leaves experts saying he’s done. As far as the rodeo world’s concerned he’s retired and living happily on his ranch. But he can’t let it go. Needing time to work his way back in, he’s been rodeoing far from home, in unfamiliar events, and under the name Bill Johnson.

Now, to keep from being outed just as he’s making progress, he has to take Reggie into his confidence. But even after all these years he knows her too well not to realize she’s keeping a secret from him. What on earth is she up to?

Will Chapin find out what Reggie’s doing? Can Reggie trust Chapin with proof he’s not the bank robber? How will Chapin react if he finds out he’s a suspect? Can they overcome the issues that drove them apart in the first place? Who the heck is robbing banks on the rodeo circuit and can he (or she) be stopped?

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Ride the River: Rodeo Knights is a contemporary western romance with a hint of intrigue that will captivate fans of RaeAnne Thayne, Barbara Freethy and Debbie Macomber. The Rodeo Knights collection is a group of 10 interconnected yet stand-alone western romances written by national, New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Patricia McLinn, Laura Marie Altom, Debra Clopton, Margaret Daley, Cathy McDavid, Barbara McMahon, Lisa Mondello, Stephanie Rowe, Marin Thomas and Lenora Worth.

In this Rodeo Knights story, Ride the River characters go to three fictional Wyoming towns used as settings in other Patricia McLinn books. So if you’re a longtime reader, you’ll recognize ranches and other landmarks from Sherman (the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series), Bardville (the Bardville, Wyoming trilogy) and Park (Wyoming Wildflowers). There will be cameo appearances by characters from the other books, too.

If you enjoy western romances, also try these other books by Patricia:

Wyoming Wildflowers Series
Prequel — Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Snowberry)
Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)
A Cowboy Wedding, coming in summer 2017

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match

A Place Called Home series
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart’s Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat

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Sample some Christmas cheer with this holiday-themed boxed set!

Celebrate the holidays with a cowboy, a princess, and a small-town single father as each finds their hearts’ desires in these stand-alone books. The trees, the lights, the gifts, the music, the magic of the season all come to life in Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Wyoming Wildflowers, Book 1), The Christmas Princess (The Wedding Series, Book 5), and Falling for Her (Seasons in a Small Town series, Book 3).
While each story can be read alone, you can enjoy more love stories in the series they’re part of.
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Christmas Romance: Three Complete Holiday Love Stories is USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's collection of moving, passionate, charming contemporary romances that will captivate fans of RaeAnne Thayne, Barbara Freethy and Debbie Macomber.
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1 -- Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Book 1, Wyoming Wildflowers)

Before the bestselling and award-winning Wyoming Wildflowers series, there was another love story, one that laid the foundation for all those that came after.
Ed Currick’s and Donna Roberts’ worlds couldn’t have been any more different – a rancher from Wyoming and an up-and-coming Broadway musical actress on a national tour. What could have been a momentary encounter sparks desire . . . and more. But can there be anything but heartbreak ahead when they have only days before their dreams pull them apart?

2 -- The Christmas Princess (Book 5, The Wedding Series)

The coming Christmas season isn’t looking great for April Gareaux. Her job is uninspiring, her engagement is off, and she has nowhere to live. Then comes an extraordinary offer – spend the holidays in Washington with King Jozef of Bariavak as his possible long-lost granddaughter. Even more extraordinary is the man behind the offer and the one who will be beside her through the coming weeks, Hunter Pierce, a stoic State Department agent with secrets of his own.
King Jozef has known tragedy in his life. As this lovely young woman brings joy to his holidays, he can't resist some royal matchmaking.

3 -- Falling for Her (Book 3, Seasons in a Small Town)

High school principal Josh Kincannon has his hands full as a single father of three, and dating is mostly a misty memory. Then he meets tech executive Vanessa Irish, finding her conscientious and intelligent, but distant and distracted. The more curious he becomes, the more he discovers about her that has him feeling things a whole lot hotter than curiosity.
Numbers, that's where Vanessa is comfortable. Not all this interaction with people that she's been pitched into. Especially interacting with Josh. Why does he insist on drawing her into his small town, his life, his children? And the biggest question -- what kind of man is this, who not only looks at her, but SEES her, when that's the last thing she wants?

Readers Love Wyoming Wildflowers:

"If you love to laugh; love to cry; or love to laugh and cry at the same time, then you'll definitely want to read Almost a Bride."

"Smart, stubborn and irresistible."

”Nothing short of heart consuming and thrilling."

Praise for The Wedding Series:

“McLinn writes a delightful, romantic tale with The Christmas Princess, which holds all the coziness of the holiday spirit. … McLinn is an expert at revealing the layers enveloping her characters. With each reveal, sometimes exquisitely subtle, we are pulled in deeper to be active participants in the emotionally charged, yet heart-melting romance. This is Happy Holidays with a grateful sigh.” – USA Today

“A wonderful series that will make you laugh and cry. Each page is filled with love that will eventually come to the people who so need it. A must read!” – 5-star review

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Jack and Valerie invite you to share the big day with them and other characters you’ve come to love. Actually, it will be more like their big week, with lots of goings-on at the Slash-C Ranch and in Knighton, Wyoming. Plus visits from characters from the Bardville, Wyoming and A Place Called Home series.
It’s going to be a huge party, with new romantic intrigue and the intrusion of some unfinished business.
If you missed Jack and Val’s story, read it now in Jack’s Heart. And for more background on the Massachusetts side of the wedding party, check out A New World, the prequel to Jack's Heart.
A note from author Patricia McLinn: Each of my Wyoming Wildflowers books is a stand-alone story, with no cliff-hangers. However, if you are new to Wyoming Wildflowers, this latest installment, A Cowboy Wedding, is best read with a little introduction to the many friends and family attending Jack and Val's ceremony. Almost a Bride, my first book in the series, is a good starting point. Or the prequel, Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning, provides some back story. I've also included a wedding party and guest list in A Cowboy Wedding to help sort out all the characters. I hope you will join in the fun.

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A Cowboy Wedding, Book 7 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's Wyoming Wildflowers series, is a moving, passionate contemporary romance that will captivate fans of RaeAnne Thayne, Barbara Freethy and Debbie Macomber.

Readers’ raves of Jack’s Heart (from 5-star reviews):

“Very sweet and sad all at the same time. The gatherings, the glimpses in the Curricks’ life, the way Jack heals the horses, the connection he has with Val and Addie, are all the elements that make this book so lovable. … This is a very distinct book -- like all [the Wyoming Wildflowers books] were. ... The location is amazing, the story of ‘you and me’ is heart warming, and the grand gesture is the icing on the cake.”

“McLinn is the real deal writer. So satisfying.”

“Exceptionally well crafted … Attention to detail and precise use of the language highlight quality storytelling.”

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.

Get all the blooms in the Wyoming Wildflowers series now!

Prequel — Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Snowberry)
Almost a Bride* (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming* (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers* (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)
A Cowboy Wedding
* Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy Boxed Set (3 Books in 1)

Reader Reviews for Patricia McLinn’s Wyoming Wildflowers stories:

“Each one was totally different, characters were unique and totally believable! Enjoy!”

“Amazing and touching story.”

"If you love to laugh; love to cry; or love to laugh and cry at the same time, then you'll definitely want to read Almost a Bride."

"Smart, stubborn and irresistible."

“… So enjoyable I couldn’t put it down until I finished it.”

“Excellent book! I read it straight in one whole day. Recommend it to anyone!”

“Delightful!”

”Nothing short of heart consuming and thrilling. I've loved every one and feel like I know the people personally. I can't wait for the next installment.”

If you especially enjoy western romances, also try these other books by Patricia:

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match

A Place Called Home series
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart’s Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat

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