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Of Peaks and Prairies

Of Peaks and PRairies

Genevieve Waters-Ewing is married to a man she doesn't love, and didn't agree to marry. 

The scoundrel dragged her to the altar, and now everything is going to change. In a split second decision, she runs away, and stows aboard a chuck wagon that's leaving on a cattle drive, heading north to Montana. She doesn't know where she'll go, or what she'll do, she only knows one thing - she has to leave Fort Worth, Texas. 

Thomas O'Reilly's finally got the chance to prove himself to his Pa. After finding gold in Montana Territory, he travels to Texas to buy a herd of longhorns to take back north with him, where demand for beef is high. Everything is going his way until he discovers a beautiful, young woman asleep in the back of his chuck wagon. 

A woman on the trail is bad for business, especially in a group of rough and rowdy cowboys. Will she ruin everything he's worked so hard for? Or will she be the one thing he really needs? 

Follow their journey, from Texas to Montana Territory, where challenges lurk around every corner, and love is forged in the heat of battle.

Please note : This book continues the story of Bill and Sarah Hanover, from The Strong One (Cutter's Creek #1)

What Readers are Saying

“Wow, what a first story for a series Vivi Holt has weaved. She has plotted and woven a wonderful heartwarming story that will keep you on the edge of your seat reading way in the night turning pages to see what is going to happen next.”

Winds of Paradise

A wandering cowboy, and a woman who's lost everything and doesn't know who she can trust.

Dusty Lewis has a hard heart. Years of loose living and of following the open trail have left him lonely and empty inside. All he has left, all he loves, is the homesteading life and the band of fellow ranch hands who he traveled with from Fort Worth Texas to Montana Territory, to set up a new life. 

Paradise Ranch is his home now: he’s come to terms with not having a family of his own. That is until he meets Jane Wilder. She’s running from a troubled past as well, but that past is about to catch up with her. 

When the two of them are forced to work together on the run down schoolhouse where Jane is the schoolmistress, she does everything she can to keep her secret safe while he fights his growing attraction to her. 

A tragedy throws them together again, and they must each choose whether to follow the path of fear or love, honesty or lies. Can their love overcome the sins of the parents, or will Jane and Dusty miss their chance at happiness?

What Readers are Saying

“There is a great cast of characters, along with mystery and suspense to keep the pages turning.”

Winds of Paradise
Lost in Laredo

Lost in Laredo

A lonely vaquero, a woman who lost her family, and a danger-filled cattle drive from Texas to Montana.

Antonio Sanchez is searching for his family. He hasn't heard from them in a long time, and every day that passes his anxiety for their safety grows. As soon as the snow melts he travels from Montana to Texas to see if he can find them. But bands of outlaws, disgruntled townsfolk hankering for blood, violent teamsters, and drunken cowpokes make the journey anything but simple. And then there's Lotte...

Lotte Veldon and her husband traveled all the way from Holland to Texas to start a new life as pioneers. But a tragedy leaves her stranded, alone and on the run.

When their paths collide on a dusty Texas road, neither of them realize just how much their lives are about to change. When Lotte begs him to let her help find his missing family, he reluctantly agrees, but only until they can find her a more permanent place to stay.

Time on the road will fan the flames of affection and put both their lives at risk. 

Will Antonio find his family? Lotte hopes desperately that he will, but despairs over what will become of her if he does.

What Readers are Saying

“A unique and captivating story with romance and a happy-ending” – Between the Coverz

Cheyenne Reckoning

She's running for her freedom and the life of her baby.

Claudine Hopkins is a woman on the run. A slave in pre-war Tennessee, she knows that if she doesn't escape now they'll take her baby, and she'd rather die than let that happen. But when she arrives in Arkansas, her worse nightmare becomes a reality. Lost and alone, she spends her days working toward the time when she can make things right again.

Dan Graham is the head cow boss at Paradise Ranch. When the plans he's made for his life are overturned by a black-bearded outlaw, he sets out to seek revenge.

Claudine and Dan cross paths in Cheyenne. Both have a goal, and both will do whatever it takes to reach that goal. But neither one of them is ready for what comes next. When unexpected love blooms between them they find themselves fighting for their very lives. But will Dan be willing to let go of his anger to embrace her love? Or will his need for a reckoning tear them apart?

What Readers are Saying

What a wonderful book to read. Lots of suspense and great action.

Cheyenne Reckoning

Forgotten Trails

How can he love a woman who doesn’t know her own name?

Angela Wilcox has lost her memory. Pregnant and alone, she has no idea who she is, where she’s from or how she found her way to Montana Territory.

Hank Oster is the new Deputy Sheriff in Bozeman. And he’s on the trail of a gang of cattle rustlers. When he discovers a beautiful, young woman alone in an abandoned cabin in the middle of nowhere, his first instinct is to help find her family. But he soon discovers she has no idea who they are or where they might be. And it seems she doesn’t want to know.

The last installment in the Paradise Valley series of clean, historical, western romances, brings new characters home to Paradise Ranch, while old, beloved characters will have their whole world shaken to the core, as they bid the ranch a final farewell.

What Readers are Saying

A great happy ending!

Forgotten Trails
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