American Historical Romance

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A Touch of Forever

After a disastrous, abusive marriage, Lily Salt is content to raise her four children alone. When railroad engineer Roen Shepard arrives in her town of Frost Falls, she is as cold to him as she has been to previous men who saw opportunity in a widow. However, when Roen suggests a mock engagement to ...

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A Touch of Forever

Jo Goodman returns us to Frost Falls, Colorado with another instalment in her Cowboys of Colorado series, A Touch of Forever. New York native Roen Shepard is an artistic journeyman jack-of-all-trades and the introverted black sheep in his high-society family.  He is currently employed as an engi ...

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Logan's Lady

Are you ready for some old-skool romance?   Even if it’s a dud populated with characters who are either sociopathic or couldn’t find their way out of a paper bag?  Well, Rosanne Bittner’s back, and compared to her more recent offerings, Logan’s Lady is a pretty big disappointment. In L ...

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Garters

In the town of Vader, Tennessee, the Crabbs are the poorest family, so Esme Crabb plans to find a prosperous man to marry. Cleavis Rhy not only owns a store filled with delicious foodstuffs but lives in a big house, which makes the decision easy for her, and Pamela Morsi’s Garters begins with Esme ...

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The Outlaw's Mail Order Bride

Ex-outlaw Clay Colby is having a bad week, one he hopes the arrival of his new mail-order bride will help improve. Fighting with Montana Black over the development of the town of Devil’s Crossing is just one of the reasons why he’s having a hard time of it. Black has resisted Colby’s building ...

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Trailblazer

I hate writing reviews of middling books.  I’m sure anyone who writes reviews on a regular basis will know what I mean when I say that reviews of books that are simply ‘okay’ are often the hardest to write.   Anna Schmidt’s Trailblazer, the first in her new Cowboys and Harvey Girls series ...

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Bound for Temptation

Tess LeSue’s Frontiers of the Heart series adds a new heroine to root for in Bound for Temptation. Madame Seline is, at long last, a rich woman. Having established three brothels in the California gold fields she’s been run out of Mokelumne Hills by Hec Boehm and his gang of thugs for refusin ...

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An Outlaw to Protect Her

Harper St. George continues her Outlaws of the Wild West series with book three, An Outlaw to Protect Her, featuring gunslinger Zane Pierce and the madam only he can protect. Glory Winters, madam of the Victoria House, is a prosperous and independent woman who owns over half of Helena, Montana. T ...

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Cowboy Charm School

Margaret Brownley starts off a brand-new series of humorous historical westerns with Cowboy Charm School, the first book in the Haywire Brides saga. From the back blurb: Texas Ranger Brett Tucker hates to break up a wedding, but the groom—notorious criminal Frank Foster—is a danger to any wom ...

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Bound for Eden

Début author?  Western romance?  Why yes, sign me up please. Bound for Eden is quite unlike most of the Westerns I've read, but once I got into it, I quite enjoyed myself. This novel has plenty of adventure, but pairs it with a light and humorous tone which makes for quite the wagon train romp. ...