twenty-five sweet Western romance novels, the mother of four children, and the
eater of chocolate cake and tacos. Many tacos. Too many tacos to count. Because
cheese. And meat. Meat and cheese.
three times and has the screenshots to prove it. Even though she’s only been
publishing Westerns for two years, she plans to do it forever and ever, or
until the cows come home, whichever happens first. She credits her own pioneer
heritage for this new interest, and is glad that she doesn’t have to wear
twelve petticoats to be considered modest.
Kristin Holt, USA
Today Bestselling Author.
write frequent articles (or view recent
posts easily on my Home Page) about the nineteenth
century American West–every subject of possible interest to readers,
amateur historians, authors…as all of these tidbits surfaced while researching
for my books. I blog monthly at Sweet
Romance Reads, Sweet Americana
Sweethearts, and Romancing the
up as far away from the old west as possible, she’s always had a love affair
with the men and women who settled the untamed land west of the Mississippi.
Glued to TV westerns like Maverick, Rawhide and Gunsmoke, and reading stories
of Annie Oakley, Roy Rogers and Rin Tin Tin, it was only natural that when she
started writing, she wrote what she loved to watch and read. When she’s not
writing or travelling in search of the perfect setting for her next novel, you
can usually find her wielding a pair of knitting needles or a pool cue.
William Jones has always known he’d marry his love, but when her father insists he goes West to make his fortune before they can marry, he reluctantly agrees. After all, he wants his love to get everything she ever wants in life. When he finds out Mary has died after a tragic illness, he gets his farm ready, but he can’t go through his entire life without love. He sends for a mail order bride, getting the biggest shock of his life. Will he ever be able to trust his bride? Or will he spend the rest of his life regretting his decision to marry?
THE ECHO OF MUSIC by AMELIA C. ADAMS: When acclaimed opera singer Orinda Lou Britt loses her voice, she leaves the stage and her home in Chicago to live in Topeka, where no one knows her and she can start over again. Along with her, she brings her cherished heirloom piano, a gift from her grandmother.
Nathan Perry travels the country tuning pianos in every town, and there is no one Orinda Lou trusts more. But when it comes time for her piano to be repaired, Nathan seems nowhere to be found, and when he does finally arrive, the reason for his absence may drive them apart forever.
Caleb Walker has lived a life of freedom among the spectacular Tetons, surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Unexplained restlessness prompts him to leave his beloved mountains in search of answers. When he joins an expedition into the wilderness, he is shocked to come face to face with a woman from his long-forgotten past.
Caleb and Livy must find a way to come to terms with their unexpected meeting. If they can move beyond the guilt and misunderstandings of the past, they might discover that they were meant to be together all along.
THE GUNSMITH’S BRIDE by KRISTIN HOLT: Morgan Hudson can’t begrudge his widowed father a second chance at happiness. So when Dad’s mail-order bride arrives in Mountain Home with a beautiful daughter, Morgan’s life flips upside down. The lovesick fifty-year-olds need a chaperone, and Morgan can’t remember to treat Lizzy like a sister. Will their emergent love survive their parents’ romance, threats from the past, and a law forbidding kissing on the streets of Mountain Home?
HANNAH’S HERO by MARGERY SCOTT: US Marshal Kirby Matheson is on his way to testify at the trial of an outlaw when he comes across Hannah on the trail, unconscious and hurt. He feels a connection to her unlike any he’s never felt with another woman. He’s sure she feels the same, so why is she so frosty toward him? And why is he suddenly thinking about giving up the one thing he’s always valued – his freedom?
When Hannah Wilde is rescued by a handsome stranger after being thrown from her horse during a storm, she finds herself growing to like him, much to her dismay. He’s exactly the kind of man she’s sworn never to get involved with – a lawman!
When I was growing up in
Germany, I loved to play Cowboys and Indians with my friends
I once hiked in -45
degree weather through knee-deep snow. Best time of my life!
Readers would be
surprised to know I didn’t speak English until I was eleven years old.
Everyday I wish I was in
I like to go camping
I have always wanted to
take an Alaskan cruise
I will never forget
encounters with bears in Yellowstone
The best thing about writing
is making friends with imaginary characters (and not being considered insane)
When I am not writing, I
like to sleep!
I am working on a
novella in the Teton Romance Trilogy, a new time travel series, the Wilderness
Brides Series, and the final book in the Yellowstone Series, all while dreaming
of building my cabin in the Colorado Rockies!
good luck, Caleb . . . Walker. I’m happy for you.” Her smile was forced.
flashed in her eyes, emphasized by the flames from one of the campfires that
reflected in her gaze. But there was also something else, something that called
to him and tugged at his heart. Amidst the hopelessness and even fear, Livy
lifted her chin in a determined and defiant gesture, making her appear larger
than her small stature.
renewed resistance. Her eyes flashed anger. “And why not? Who are you to tell
me what I can and can’t do?”