Want to know where I’m at in writing each book? This page is updated a couple times a week, so you can keep track of how much further I have to go in writing these books. 😀
While I am working on these books, most are available for pre-order, so you can reserve your copy today!
The Perfect Wife (Misled Mail Order Brides: Book 3)
Due out August 25!
Natalie Harper has just married the man of her dreams. All of her life, she has wanted a husband who would be kind, gentle, and handsome. She wanted a companion she could share her life with. Mark Larson fulfills all of those dreams. And she couldn’t be happier.
However, Mark is also wealthy. The money doesn’t mean anything to Natalie. She’s just happy to be loved by him, but she soon discovers that his wealth comes with some unexpected problems. She grew up on a farm with very little to her name. No one cared about how people drank tea, how well they danced, or how much education they had. They didn’t judge people based on any of those things.
In Mark’s world, though, she’s expected to follow certain etiquette rules she didn’t even know existed. And the women in her new social circle aren’t the least bit shy about letting her know she doesn’t meet up to their standards.
Yes, she married Mark because she loved him, but she’s quickly learning there’s more to marriage than love. A lot more. And she’s not sure she has what it takes to make it work.
One Enchanted Evening (Marriage by Fairytale: Book 2)
Lewis Cotter, the Earl of Pruett, has just inherited his title, and his first order of business is to find a wife. He never thought he would need to get married, but after the death of his older brother, it’s up to him to secure the estate.
While he has to marry for money, he doesn’t want to marry just anyone. He wants a love match. But he doesn’t even know where to begin in finding the perfect bride. And worse, he has a terrible time being romantic. He doesn’t know the first thing about being a suitor.
His friend offers the perfect solution to his problem. He’ll host a masquerade ball and invite all of the available wealthy ladies in London to attend. Then, Lewis can meet them, and the masks will help Lewis overcome his shyness.
Miss Marcy Shoemark hadn’t originally planned to go to the ball. She’s a lady’s maid. She has no money to offer a prospective husband. But when she finds out the purpose of the masquerade ball is for Lewis to find a wife, she decides to attend it. She’s been secretly in love with him, and this is the one chance she has to get him to know her as a lady, not as a servant who’s out of his reach.
Her plan works. She manages to get his attention. But sooner or later, the masquerade has to end, and she has to reveal the fact that she’s only a servant. Will he still want to marry her once he discovers the truth? Or will he choose a wealthy lady who can secure his estate?
Progress: 56,645 out of 60,000 words
The Imperfect Husband (Misled Mail Order Brides: Book 4)
From the time they were children, Annabelle Larson hasn’t liked Ben Martin. Ben and her brother used to get into all kinds of trouble, and though her brother led the schemes, Ben’s never done anything to put a stop to them. And since she’s been subjected to some of their ridiculous schemes, Ben’s been nothing but an annoying nuisance. So when Ben forces her hand in marriage, she’s furious. How could he do something that has just changed her entire life without any thought to whether or not she even wanted it?
Though Annabelle refuses to believe it, Ben’s motives were good. If he hadn’t stepped in to marry her when he did, she would have ended up with a man known for unscrupulous behavior. The trouble is, she refuses to believe him, and worse, she won’t even give him a chance to prove he can be a good husband. So in a desperate move to figure out how he can make her fall in love with him, he disguises himself as a woman and joins her lady’s group.
The Imperfect Husband is a romantic comedy of one man’s attempt to woo the woman he’s been secretly in love with ever since they were children.
Progress: 18,338 out of 60,000 words
Kidnapping the Viscount
(Marriage by Fate: Book 5)
Miss Heather Duff met the love of her life. Then she let him go. And now she’s determined to get him back.
Quint Nelson, Viscount Powell, has one simple rule: never take back a lady once she breaks your heart. Yes, he loved Miss Duff. He loved her so much he proposed to her. Even now, he still loves her. But he’s been burned once, and he’s not about to be burned again. It wasn’t his fault his title wasn’t good enough for her. If she wants a gentleman with a more prestigious title, she can go find one.
If there’s one thing Heather regrets, it’s that she let Lord Powell go. She listened to other people tell her what to do. Well, she’s not going to make that mistake again. From now on, she’s going to follow her heart, regardless of the consequences. And despite what Lord Powell thinks, she’s not about to hurt him a second time. She’s in this for keeps, and she’s going to prove it, even if it’ll require extreme measures to do so.
Progress: 12,038 out of 60,000 words
Shane’s Deal (Montana Collection: Book 4)
Madeline Thompson, the woman the outlaws were looking for at the beginning of Boaz’s Wager (Book 2 in the Montana Collection), has finally arrived in Lewistown, Montana, but no one knew she was coming because she had disguised herself as a man. She was only going to stay in town long enough to get more supplies for her trip to Canada. But then fate intervened with a bullet to her shoulder…and now she’s not going anywhere.
When Marshal Shane Taft discovers Madeline’s true identity, he knows only a desperate woman would take such a big risk in traveling through the wild territory of Montana without a chaperone. That alone prompts him to protect her. Finding out she’s recently widowed and is carrying a child prompts him to propose marriage.
Madeline’s first husband left a lot to be desired. Besides thinking women had nothing worthwhile to contribute but an heir, he was cold toward her. She should say no Shane’s proposal. Nothing good can come from being under another man’s thumb. Except, she’s in no position to refuse the deal he’s offering, so she agrees to marry him.
Without realizing it, her decision will set forth a series of events that will threaten his life…and her heart.
Progress: 17,235 out of 30,000 words
The Wedding Pact (Marriage by Fairytale: Book 3)
Pre-order coming soon
Miss Ophelia Crowe has lived a life where everything has been managed for her. From what she could wear to who she could associate with to what activities she could do, each and every day has been structured for her. Her parents had been wealthy, but they had died before she could remember. For most of her life, she’s been under the care of a guardian she’s never met.
Then, on her nineteenth birthday, her guardian comes to pay her a visit. The kind benefactor she had expected turns out to be a cruel gentleman, and when she discovers that he plans to marry her, she runs away from the only home she’s ever known.
Vicar Julian Roskin has led a quiet life. Still young and inexperienced, he is content to manage a small parish. Then, late one night, his safe and predictable world is turned upside down when a beautiful young lady ends up on his doorstep, in need of his protection. Protection, in this case, will require him to marry her.
Reason tells him not to do it, but her sweet and gentle spirit prompt him to agree to take her as his wife. What he doesn’t realize is that the very thing that compelled her to seek his protection is the very thing that could kill him.
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