Books by Elizabeth Butler

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Calico Queen

Self-published books can sometimes provide an interesting reading experience since the author herself is usually investing both her time and money into a book born simply out of her love for the story. It's obvious in Calico Queen that her love of writing and fascination with the people and settings ...

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Master of the Night

I'll give props to Elizabeth Butler for tackling a sticky subject: the truth about slavery and attitudes toward it in the Border States just before the Civil War. The conflict at the center of the book is pretty strong, too: two people embarked on a Noble Cause who feel they must not fall in love wi ...

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J.D.’s Rustler

If you’ve read Linda Howard’s Duncan’s Bride, the setup of this book may remind you of it. Both books have as a hero a rancher who doubts the heroine is right for the job, not to mention the hero’s past includes a woman who was completely unsuitable for ranch life. In this case, Montana ranc ...

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The Colonel's Widow

Some books may look ordinary, but hold special surprises. If you love Westerns, you really ought to do yourself a favor and check out The Colonel's Widow. Amanda Green, a nurse for the Union, was widowed in the Civil War, and soon after her husband's death she is confronted by angry townspeople. Ama ...

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Trailboss

Trailboss just missed being an outstanding read. If it had been a bit more closely edited and had a little more sexual tension to it, this would have been a keeper for sure. As it was, Trailboss lingered in my mind much longer than most western romances these days, and there are some very good reaso ...