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In One Picture: Elle James’s “Free Rein” (Contest)

In One Picture: Elle James’s “Free Rein” (Contest)

Free Rein by Elle James  Former Delta, now rodeo security cowboy, rescues a barrel racer on a runaway horse, rekindling an old flame in the process “Free Rein” is a second chance romance short story. They met at the rodeo years ago. He promised to come back and marry her. An injury changed the course of his life. See what happens when he returns to Fool’s Gold Colorado. This is a short story set in my Brotherhood Protectors Colorado series. You might…

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In One Picture: Margay Leah Justice’s “Eight Seconds” (Contest)

In One Picture: Margay Leah Justice’s “Eight Seconds” (Contest)

Eight Seconds by Margay Leah Justice  At the rodeo, sometimes all it takes is eight seconds to fall in love Snippet from “Eight Seconds”… How long does it take to fall in love? An hour? A day? A month? A year? For me, it only took eight seconds. Eight mind-blowing, heart-stopping seconds and I was already a goner. How did it happen so fast, you might wonder? Something like this: One second… I saw him. Two seconds… he saw me. Three…

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In One Picture: Kelly Violet’s “Carry Me Home” (Contest)

In One Picture: Kelly Violet’s “Carry Me Home” (Contest)

Carry Me Home by Kelly Violet Down on her luck, a city girl travels back to Kansas and the boy she left behind   Although the first half of my life was spent in New York City, I’ve always had a fascination for wide-open spaces. And the quiet of nature. For me, I think it’s about a slower pace and a different way of life. Since going away to college, I’ve lived and visited several places, in the States and abroad. Those…

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In One Picture: January George’s “East of the Rift” (Contest)

In One Picture: January George’s “East of the Rift” (Contest)

East of the Rift by January George  A family tragedy reunites a lonely rancher with his estranged wife Hi Everyone! Thanks to Delilah for hosting me, I’m so excited to be a part of another one of her anthologies. I have been writing on and off for most of my life, but romance has always been my happy place. I love happy endings; I love the will they/won’t they push and pull and when you can’t stop turning the pages and hoping…

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IN ONE PICTURE: Natasha Moore’s “The Scoundrel” (Contest)

IN ONE PICTURE: Natasha Moore’s “The Scoundrel” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Mary Preston! *~*~* The Scoundrel by Natasha Moore  A lonely widow finds her strength when she indulges her attraction to a weathered cowboy on his last night in town Snippet from “The Scoundrel”… It’s another hot summer day but autumn’s just around the corner. I can hear him singing outside, strumming his guitar, crooning a tragic western love song. It fits my mood perfectly, not that he’s singing to me. He might as well be. Tonight will be…

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IN ONE PICTURE: Jamie K. Schmidt’s “Sweet Home Cowboy” (Contest)

IN ONE PICTURE: Jamie K. Schmidt’s “Sweet Home Cowboy” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…pat! *~*~* Sweet Home Cowboy by Jamie K. Schmidt A runaway bride returns home to visit her father in the hospital only to discover her jilted groom has taken control of the family’s ranch Snippet from “Sweet Home Cowboy”… Reaching in, Leo unclicked Wynn’s seat belt and then held out his hand for her to take so he could help her down.  He thought he was behaving rather civilized, but she still stared at him like she didn’t know him.  Like…

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In One Picture: Megan Ryder’s “Second Chances” (Contest)

In One Picture: Megan Ryder’s “Second Chances” (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Cheryl! *~*~* Second Chances by Megan Ryder Overwhelmed trying to hold onto her dead husband’s ranch, a lonely widow turns to the one man she can’t have for a night of passion Snippet from “Second Chances”… How could today have gone so wrong? Or maybe it had gone right? It was closing in on the anniversary of Mark’s death two years ago, and she was already thinking of cheating on him with his best friend. But was…

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COWBOYS is out! And the fun begins!! (Contest)

COWBOYS is out! And the fun begins!! (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Susan Graham! *~*~* Just $0.99!! Order your e-copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play We (all 15 authors!) are very proud of this edition! Click on the cover to the right to read more about the stories in this anthology. They’re all spicy and fun and all feature cowboys—whether riding a horse in Texas or wrangling space creatures. We set the price low, not because we didn’t think people would be willing to pay a higher price, but because we…

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The Fun Starts Tuesday! (Contest)

The Fun Starts Tuesday! (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is Mary Ann Dean! *~*~* Cowboys: A Boys Behaving Badly Anthology releases this coming Tuesday! Are you ready? Did you… 1) Pre-order the book? Here’s the link if you haven’t: Cowboys. And 2) Have you subscribed to this webpage? Do you want to miss any of the fun or prizes? Well, look to the right of this page. There at the top, you’ll see “Subscribe to Blog Via Email”.  It’s that easy, and then you won’t miss…

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Have you pre-ordered your copy? It releases October 12th!

Have you pre-ordered your copy? It releases October 12th!

This is just a reminder that Cowboys: A Boys Behaving Badly Anthology will be here OCTOBER 12!  Follow this link to see what stories are inside this book and to reserve your copy now! Follow this link!