The Ladies of Cascade Creek
Audra Canton’s suitors have an odd way of making their case: they keep shooting at her. The Colorado Territory of the 1870s is tough on women alone; the two Canton sisters have no one but each other after the death of their father. All the locals want to marry Audra for the Canton homestead, and they’re not above scaring her into it. Audra needs help learning to protect herself and her sister. (Read More.)
Rosalie Weld is heartbroken when she learns of her fiancé’s cheating ways. Plus he doesn’t intend to give up his mistress when they marry.
Thinking it’s the perfect refuge, Rosalie flees to her cousin’s homestead. But frontier life in the Colorado Territory is filled with hard work and hardship. It’s a life far from what she knew in Boston. To make matters worse, even on her journey she can’t avoid womanizers.
When Garrett Ballenger stumbles out of a brothel and into her stagecoach, Rosalie knows she can’t trust him—until she’s forced to. Garrett is the marshal and plenty interested in the pretty Easterner. But he needs to prove he isn’t the man she thinks he is. Can a Christmas miracle warm up Rosalie’s frozen heart?
On the run from the law … and falling in love.
Lilah Canton never expected to see her childhood neighbor Ash Thompson behind bars. Even more, she never expected to care. Ash needled her all through their childhood.
But discovering him in the Barden Falls jail stuns her. He’s accused of murdering the son of Abner Barden, the most powerful man in town, and they both know he won’t live to see a trial. Lilah’s the only one who can help him. Against her better judgment, she aids Ash’s escape.
Now they’re on the run from the law and a bounty hunter they can’t shake. Ash says they’ll be safe in the Colorado Territory, but first, they have to survive the harrowing cross-country journey.
And Lilah has to decide how safe her heart is from Ash.