Tag: Modern Western Romance

The Brokenhearted Cowboy by Macie St. James

Posted January 18, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Falling in love with her client is not in her plans.

Brendon Ludington has lived his entire life in the shadow of his older brother, Sawyer. As the family ranch faces serious legal troubles, though, he can’t help but speak his mind. It helps when he manages to befriend the family attorney, especially when his mom starts playing matchmaker.

Marnie Chapman takes her job as an attorney seriously. Her dream has long been to make partner at a law firm in her hometown, and she’s on her way to achieving it. But as she spends time with Brendon Ludington, she starts to feel things she hasn’t felt in a long time. As a professional, she knows she has to battle those feelings, but it’s becoming increasingly impossible.

As the deadline to return home looms, both Brendon and Marnie fight a growing attraction. Once duty calls, Brendon’s fears kick in. He swore he’d never again fall in love with a woman who can’t stay in his beloved small town, and that is exactly what he’s done. He can’t leave Cupid Ridge, and her home is hours away, so how can it possibly work?

Titles in the Cupid Ridge Dude Ranch series include — The Maverick Cowboy —♥— The Brokenhearted Cowboy —♥— The Scorned Cowboy —♥— The Sullen Cowboy —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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The Texas Cowboy’s Proposal by Debra Holt

Posted January 13, 2023 by Marsha in Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance, Tule Publishing / 0 Comments

They had a foolproof plan…until one little girl got involved.

Sammi Jo Burkitt’s formidable grandmother’s will is pushing Sammi Jo to the brink. Yes, the feisty cowgirl can keep the ranching empire known as Aces High, which has been the family birthright for two centuries, but she must marry her rival and stay married for three years as part of the deal. Say no, and Aces High goes on the auction block.

Beaudry Hawkes wants nothing to do with the high and mighty Burkitts. Until the day Sammi Jo shows up on his doorstep with a proposition no one in their right mind would refuse: wear her ring, then accept thousands of acres of rich ranch land and a tidy sum of three million dollars when they part ways. The windfall could change everything for his daughter’s future.

But eight-year-old Lacy is becoming attached to the idea of one happy family. Nothing short of a true marriage between the two can make her dreams come true. Can Sammi Jo and Beaudry find their freedom and love too?

Titles in the Texas Heritage series include — The Texas Cowboy’s Proposal —♥— The Texas Cowboy’s Lady —♥— The Texas Cowboy’s Rescue —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

 

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Rodeo Rebel by Joanne Rock

Posted January 9, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Modern Western Romance, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“Find out for yourself if I’m as bad as everyone says.”

When infamous bull rider Gavin Kingsley finds out he’s been disinherited, he wants answers—and Lauryn Hamilton, his father’s former employee and the local sheriff’s daughter may have them.

Participating in a charity bachelor auction for Lauryn’s horse rescue is the perfect opportunity for Gavin to find what he’s looking for…even if he has to seduce the truth out of her.

When bad boy Gavin unlocks sweet Lauryn’s rebellious side, he may be roped into more than he bargained for.

Titles in the Kingsland Ranch series include — Rodeo Rebel —♥— The Rancher’s Plus-One —♥— Alaskan Blackout —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Maverick Cowboy by Macie St. James

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He’s slow to trust. She can’t seem to keep a secret. Can they overcome their differences to find their happily ever after?

Joshua Ludington is slow to trust. After being betrayed by the woman he loved, he vowed to take a hiatus from dating. But when Lucie Cooper drives onto his family ranch, he finds the beautiful chef hard to resist.

Lucie Cooper is at Cupid Ridge Inn to do a job. They need an interim chef for their dude ranch guests, and she’s determined to fill that position. When she runs into handsome cowboy Joshua Ludington, at first she’s excited to show off her cooking skills. Soon, though, it becomes apparent that what she’s feeling for him goes beyond gratitude for the job.

Although Lucie knows Joshua has been burned, she’s determined to show this handsome cowboy that he can count on her. But Lucie is notoriously bad at keeping secrets, and working for the Ludingtons means keeping things quiet. She means well, but she might just destroy her new relationship before it gets off the ground.

Titles in the Cupid Ridge Dude Ranch series include — The Maverick Cowboy —♥— The Brokenhearted Cowboy —♥— The Scorned Cowboy —♥— The Sullen Cowboy —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Can this tenacious beauty tame Royal, Texas’s savage beast? 

One New Year’s Eve kiss is all it takes…

To tame a handsome beast.

Thanks to a bogus inheritance, rancher Heath Thurston has a score to settle.

Seducing his sexy land surveyor, Ruby Bennet, is not part of his revenge plan…nor is the snowstorm that leaves them stranded with nothing but a connection they can’t deny.

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, will Heath’s icy heart finally melt, or will he remain a vengeful beast for good?

Titles in the multi-author Texas Cattleman’s Club: Ranchers and Rivals series include — Staking a Claim by Janice Maynard – Boyfriend Lessons by Sophia Singh Sasson – On Opposite Sides by Cat Schield – Rivalry at Play by Nadine GonzalezVacation Crush by Yahrah St. John – An Ex to Remember by Jessica Lemmon – Cinderella Masquerade by LaQuette – One Christmas Night by Jules Bennett – Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers

Posted November 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

The one she didn’t know she was waiting for…

As a rodeo champion, Brynn Hawkins is always on the road, but something about older, gruff-but-sexy rancher Garrett Abernathy makes her think about putting down roots.

Brynn doesn’t know why she is so drawn to a man who says he doesn’t date, but his quiet dignity makes her rethink everything.

As Thanksgiving approaches, Brynn fears she’s running out of time, but she’s determined to find her way into this callused cowboy’s heart! 

Titles in the multi-author Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos series include — Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer —♥— In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass —♥—  One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate —♥—  The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell —♥—  Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers —♥— The Maverick’s Christmas Secret by Brenda Harlen —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell

Posted November 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Fake wedding.

Fake pregnancy. 

His plan is almost foolproof.

Commitmentphobic cowboy Maddox John will do anything to hang on to the Double J Ranch—even if it means getting hitched.

He finds a semi-willing bride in Adeline Longsworth, who agrees to the marriage of convenience for reasons of her own.

But their strictly business arrangement hits an unexpected bump in the road when the pretend lovebirds make love for real…

Titles in the multi-author Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos series include — Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer —♥— In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass —♥—  One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate —♥—  The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell —♥—  Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers —♥— The Maverick’s Christmas Secret by Brenda Harlen —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate

Posted November 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“Maybe we could just have tonight.”

Everyone thinks Shari Lormand and veterinarian Felix Sanchez are a couple.

Unfortunately, the guarded widower has made it abundantly clear all he’s looking for is a buddy.

Shari is afraid she’s hurtling toward another heartbreak.

But with a little help from town psychic Winona Cobbs, Felix’s uncle Stanley and a foster kitty named Page, she and Felix just might have a shot after all…

Titles in the multi-author Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos series include — Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer —♥— In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass —♥—  One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate —♥—  The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell —♥—  Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers —♥— The Maverick’s Christmas Secret by Brenda Harlen —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass

Posted November 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Anything he can do

She can do better

Rodeo riders Jack Burris and Audrey Hawkins are both at the top of their game—except when it comes to love.

Competing against each other in the Bronco Summer Family Rodeo, they are so determined to win they’ve put blinders on, tamping down their mutual attraction.

In this battle of the sexes, the real victory may lie in surrender, but who will get off their high horse first?

Titles in the multi-author Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos series include — Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer —♥— In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass —♥—  One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate —♥—  The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell —♥—  Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers —♥— The Maverick’s Christmas Secret by Brenda Harlen —♥— Read More

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Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer

Posted November 21, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He’s a hero in spurs

But just for tonight

Ever since rancher Weston Abernathy rescued waitress Everlee Roberts at Doug’s bar, he can’t get her off his mind.

But the spirited single mom has no interest in a casual relationship, and Wes isn’t seeking commitment.

As the temperature rises, Evy feels the heat, too, tempting her to throw her hat in the ring regardless of what it might cost her heart…

Titles in the multi-author Montana Mavericks: Brothers & Broncos series include — Summer Nights with the Maverick by Christine Rimmer —♥— In the Ring with the Maverick by Kathy Douglass —♥—  One Night with the Maverick by Melissa Senate —♥—  The Maverick’s Marriage Pact by Stella Bagwell —♥—  Thankful for the Maverick by Rochelle Alers —♥— The Maverick’s Christmas Secret by Brenda Harlen —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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