A man of integrity…with a secret desireMoose Garrett just wants to do the right thing. Fulfill his duty. Honor his parents. Fix his neighbors’ tractors. Ignore the girl he needs to forget.Everyone in Sawyer expects Moose to woo and wed the town beauty queen – not Georgia Rowland. Hell, Moose’s parents have all but signed a marriage contract with the revered patriarch of another wealthy Sawyer family.So yeah, it’s true that Georgia’s been tempting him ever since he hit puberty and discovered the allure of the opposite gender, but that doesn’t mean he’s actually going to give into the temptation.Georgia is strictly off limits.Totally.But matters of the heart are about as predictable as a wildfire – a wildfire that comes straight out of nowhere…and changes everything.A woman who’s all business…with a secret crushGeorgia has spent a lot of years – roughly 26 of them or so – pretending Moose Garrett wasn’t the finest man in Sawyer. She pushes pesky thoughts of him clear out of her mind. She never pays a bit of attention to his powerful build, or how his blue jeans show off his lean and muscular body. And for the record, she barely even notices the way his slow, sultry smile makes her knees wobbly.Because that hardly ever happens.As the youngest branch manager of the Goldfork Credit Union, and the first female to hold that position, she’s too busy for any of that nonsense. Besides, everyone knows Moose is bound to marry Sawyer’s reigning beauty. Georgia is sure he’d never give a moment’s notice to…well, to someone like her.But when Miss No Nonsense sets out on a hike in the foothills of Long Valley and gets trapped amidst the flames of a wildfire, the only man she’s ever wanted swoops in to save her.So yeah, Moose is the last man she should dream about.But he’s the one man who will walk through danger and smoke and fire.Just to find her…Inferno of Love is the second novel in the Firefighters of Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
He’s a fighter, not a lover…Two years ago, Wyatt Miller lost his family to a drunk driver. His heart broken, he slowly put the pieces of his shattered life back together. Running his thousand-acre ranch from dawn till dusk helps him forget about his broken heart. When he stops a drunk from getting behind the wheel one night, he ends up in a bloody fight…and then behind bars.She keeps men in line, but has a soft heart…Abby Connelly takes her work at the Long Valley Jail seriously. She has no dreams of marriage, children, or white-picket fences. All she wants is to do her job and please the only family she has left, her father. But the moment rugged and wounded Wyatt Miller walks into her jail, Abby realizes her heart might just have a change of plans…But small towns have a way of holding onto big grudges. Wyatt and Abby have an uphill fight to overcome the bad blood between the Miller and Connelly families.Because redemption never comes easy…Arrested by Love is the third novel in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
Can true love prevail against prejudice and deceit?After a bitter betrayal, Dawson Blackhorse won"t allow anyone to run roughshod over his heart again … especially not the woman he was once foolish enough to trust.The rodeo circuit gave Dawson an escape after his racist boss ran him off. Hank Bartell made it clear no man who was part-Navajo, would buy his ranch or court his daughter. In a single moment, the man destroyed every one of Dawson"s dreams.But when the rodeo brings him to the tiny mountain town of Sawyer, Idaho, he comes face to face with everything he lost.For nine years, Chloe Bartell hasn’t been able to forget the man who abandoned her. Especially not when she looks into the eyes of their son.The quiet life Chloe leads in the small town of Sawyer is shattered the day Dawson comes to compete in the rodeo. He"s everything she remembers and more. Gorgeous. Muscular. Six foot and change of sexy cowboy. She watches helplessly as he comes face to face with the son he never knew he had. Dawson demands answers but Chloe is determined to keep her distance. When sparks fly, the fire they ignite threatens to burn down the walls she’s built around her broken heart.Will the pain and loss of their past drive them apart for good? Or can they forgive each other and build a new life, a life they always dreamed of…Overdue for Love is the sixth novella in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
A country boy who hates Christmas for a reason, dammit… When Luke Nash runs into Stetson Miller down at the feed store, he never expects his friend to strong-arm him into spending Christmas at the Miller farm. Luke has no patience for Christmas cheer or Yuletide song. And the rugged cowboy definitely has no desire to kiss a girl under the mistletoe. No matter how infuriatingly pretty she might be. A city girl who loves Christmas… Bonnie Patterson adores Christmas, so when her best friend Jennifer invites her to spend Christmas at the Miller farm, she jumps at the chance. When she sets out for the snowy country town, she has visions dancing in her head of cozy nights by a crackling fire, not of a hot cowboy with an ice-cold heart. The Storm of the Century… Instead of a peaceful holiday in the country, Bonnie gets stranded at the Miller farm by a blizzard. Even worse, she’s snowed-in with Luke, an arrogant, impossible, but damn sexy cowboy. When the fly sparks, will two people who are oh-so-different find their own Christmas miracle? Blizzard of Love is the second novella in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It is a sweeter romance with minimal sex and mild language. Enjoy!
Maybe it’s not too late for her happily ever after… Carla’s always been a romantic. As the owner of the only flower shop in town, she believes in true love and can, of course, quote every line in The Princess Bride. Which wouldn’t be quite so pathetic if she wasn’t thirty-seven and still single. So single, in fact, she’s forgotten what it’s like to have a man give her a single carnation, let alone a dozen roses. Then Christian walks into Happy Petals, and she knows the fragrance of flowers has to have gone straight to her head. It’s inconceivable that the cute Spanish guy she remembers from high school would be interested in her… She’s the girl of his dreams, and way out of his league… Family is important to Christian. Why else would he be living in a company trailer? It’s a sacrifice he has to make so he can afford to send his sister to college. But nearing forty, his own chances of starting a family aren’t lookin’ too hot, especially considering he hasn’t been out on a date in years. So it makes no sense at all he can’t get Carla out of his head. Not only is she gorgeous, she’s college-educated and way too good for a barely educated guy like him. Only, she does seem interested. Maybe, if he hides the truth about just how out of her league he is, he might have a chance… Bloom of Love is the tenth novel in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
Oh baby, it’s cold outside... Austin Bishop doesn’t want a lot for Christmas. He especially isn't looking for love. But romance shows up anyway, in the form of the most beautiful, curvy redhead he’s ever seen. Suddenly, canoodling under the mistletoe seems like the best Christmas activity this side of eating homemade snickerdoodles. A fling with no strings attached? There’s no better way to celebrate the holidays. Except, partway through the twelve days of Christmas, it stops being a fling and starts feeling like a whole lot more. But Ivy has secrets, and so does he... Christmas of Love is the fifth novel in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy! *** NOTE: In October 2020, this book was re-released after a major expansion and update was done. The new edition is clearly marked with an “Expanded and Revised” red medallion on the cover. I hope you enjoy this new edition!
The love of a lifetime, lost but never forgotten… If he could turn back time, Declan would do things differently. For one, he would’ve never let go of Iris Blue McLain, the only woman he’s ever loved. Fifteen long and lonely years, and the ache in his heart is as painful as ever. When he sees her for the first time since they parted, she’s every bit as pretty as she was years ago. No, she’s even prettier. From across the crowded room, she steals his breath. Same silken, flame-colored hair. Same summer-blue eyes and almost the same smile, only now, there’s a hint of sadness. But when he asks her to dance, she wastes no time giving him the brush off. She’ll protect her heart, no matter the cost… The years haven’t been kind to Iris. It all started when Declan broke up with her, leaving her heart shattered. After her car wreck, things went from bad to worse. Now, to top it all off, Declan strolls back into her life, acting like he’s got a right to be there. She can’t risk a second heartbreak. But some things never change, like the way his eyes remind her of his slow seduction, or his work-roughened hands that promise a gentle caress. For a moment, the years melt away and Iris wonders if she and Declan might have a second chance. But time can’t heal all wounds, and for two broken people, the secrets of the past threaten to break them once again. Returning for Love is the fourth novel in the Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
Is she the answer to his dreams…or the person who will be forced to destroy them? He’s a farmer, dammit, not a bookkeeper When Stetson Miller inherits his father’s farm in Idaho, he’s too focused on crops and yields to pay attention to the financial side of things. The next thing he knows, he’s got a stack of unpaid bills, the bank is threatening to foreclose…and the auditor who’s come to examine his accounts is the sexiest thing he’s ever laid eyes on. But she’s a city girl, just like the last one who left him at the altar. He’ll guard his heart – but he can’t help wanting her. She’s checking him out…in more ways than one Jennifer Kendall doesn’t mind a tough job, but the handsome Stetson is trouble of a different kind. When he isn’t making her mad, he’s filling her head with all sorts of forbidden fantasies. The sparks between them fly even faster when the road washes out and Jennifer has to spend the night on the farm. But passion alone won’t pay the bills. Can Jennifer find a way for Stetson to save his farm? And if she can’t, will he ever forgive her? Accounting for Love is the first novel in the Long Valley world, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
Sometimes, the notes sound all wrong… Mega-country music star, Zane Risley, appeared to have everything...until a car accident took his wife and crippled his son. Now he's lost. He's looking for any way to get back to the music, and to get Skyler to stop being so damn angry all the time. The way he figures it, a therapeutic horse ranch in Idaho is exactly what his son needs. Except that's all Zane knows how to do: Throw money at a problem, when Skyler really just needs his dad. Feisty and strong have always seen her through… Louisa doesn't take shit off anyone, including some Nashville star's son who just landed on her client list. Nursing is her passion, and she'll help heal Skyler's broken body, if only he would let her. He's fighting her every step of the way, though, and his deliciously attractive yet broody as hell father certainly isn't helping matters. Louisa has to find a way to connect with both of them. They're hurting, and she knows she's the only one who can mend this broken family. The strength is in the melody… Putting Skyler first, Zane and Louisa have to decide if two very different people, from opposite sides of the track, can make love work in a small town. Healing hearts is one thing, but an instant family is quite another... Strummin’ Up Love is the first novel in the Musicians of Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
He's a man of few words… Troy Horvath doesn't need much outta life. His fellow firefighters, a good beer, and...well, one date with the most gorgeous woman in town couldn't hurt, right? Penny is beautiful, sassy, and everything he doesn't need. But she's exactly who he wants. He knows from the get-go she isn't planning on staying in Sawyer. She just isn't a small-town girl. With those heels and her striking red lipstick, she's a firecracker, and destined for so much more. But maybe, just maybe, he can make all of her big-city dreams come true – if only she'll give him a chance... She may've friend-zoned him… And now Penny's realizing that may've been a mistake. Troy is hot. Like, firefighter-calendar hot. She swore when she came back to Sawyer to care for her mother, it would only be temporary. So…maybe a relationship with Troy could be temporary, too? Except deep down, Penny knows Troy wants so much more, and there's a chance she does, too. He's hiding something, though – something big. Can she be the one to finally get him to open up? And if she does, will their relationship survive the truth? Burned by Love is the fourth novel in the Firefighters of Long Valley Romance series, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. It has some strong language, and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!
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