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Merry's Mission -  Margaret Tanner

BLURB: MERRY’S MISSION – WESTWARD HOME AND HEARTS BOOK 4

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Wyoming 1870’s

Fearing for her life, Merry Ferguson is on the run from her evil stepfather.

Will taking another woman’s identity and becoming a Mail-Order Bride throw him off her trail?

Nathanial (Nate) Quinn sends for a Mail-Order Bride to ensure he doesn’t lose his land grant.

When he discovers Merry is an impostor, he sends her away. Only then does he realize how much he loves her.
Is it too late for a reconciliation? Can Nate save Merry from her stepfather’s dastardly plans?

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Rescuring Cain --  Margaret Tanner

RESCUING CAIN – CHRISTMAS RESCUE SERIES

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1870’s Wyoming

Wounded and on the run, Cain Kilkenny stumbles on to an isolated ranch. The Oliver gang shot him once and will do
it again if they find him.

After regaining consciousness, Cain finds himself being tended by a pretty young woman and an old man who is blind. There is something strange about them as they
speak in a language he has never heard before. Has he somehow stumbled into another world, or is there a reasonable explanation?

Skye Lonsdale nurses Cain back to health, never expecting to fall in love with him. Will a forced marriage and a Christmas miracle keep them together, or will he ride away to avenge his best friend’s death?

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Deceived Mail Order Bride Margaret Tanner

DECEIVED MAIL-ORDER BRIDE

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New Orleans and Texas 1876

Anna Simpson loses her home and job because of someone she believed to be a friend. The streets of New Orleans beckon unless she can quickly find another job.

Unemployed and desperate, she decides to become a Mail-Order Bride for a wealthy businessman.
She arrives at Dry River with six-year-old orphaned Max to a drunk and abusive prospective groom.

Connor Grey believes he is not worthy of a woman’s love because of his scarred face. He sees Anna being abused, and after stepping in to help is left with her and the child.

Anna’s situation is now dire. She came to marry one man, dare she wed another?

How could a marriage between her and Connor work, even
if the hand of fate appears to be pushing them together?

   

Hannah's Choice -- Margaret Tanner

HANNAH’S CHOICE

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1870’s -  Deadwood, South Dakota.

Sweet Historical, Mail-Order Bride Romance with HEA ending.

Please note:  Hannah’s story was previously published in the Promise Forever Fairytales Anthology.

Brought up by an embittered spinster aunt, life was no bed of roses for Hannah. As a child she had been teased because of a purple birthmark on her neck.

To escape a life of drudgery, she becomes a Mail-Order Bride to elderly rancher, Arnie French. He treats her kindly and life is looking good, until tragedy strikes.

Grant, Arnie’s partner in the ranch, returns from a cattle buying trip to find his friend ill and a strange young woman living in the house.

Can Hannah convince Grant that she isn’t a gold-digger?
Secrets from long ago re-surface. They have the power to enhance or destroy Grant and Hannah’s lives. Which will it be?

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A Niece for Christmas -- Margaret Tanner

A NIECE FOR CHRISTMAS – SPINSTER MAIL-ORDER BRIDES – BOOK 10

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1870’s New Orleans and Texas

Three weeks before their wedding, Clementine’s betrothed casts her aside in favor of a younger woman.
Humiliated and without a job, Clementine (Clemmie) becomes so desperate to start afresh she agrees to become a Mail-Order Bride.

Rancher, Ethan Douglas didn’t write to this woman who claims he did. To fend off the unwanted advances of another woman, he agrees to a marriage in name only with Clemmie.

He has the perfect job lined up for her. If only he could find out who wrote the letters he and Clemmie supposedly exchanged. And why?

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A HUSBAND FOR CHRISTMAS (SPINSTER MAIL-ORDER BRIDES)
BOOK 3

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Mail Order Bride, Victoria (Vicky) Beckworth-Jones, arrives in Virginia to meet her soon to be husband, local baker Alex Cain.

In a dare gone wrong, Alex writes a letter requesting a Mail Order Bride. 

When Vicky turns up expecting marriage, he is shocked. He didn’t even know the fake letter had been posted. Who sent the letter? And why?

Being a decent, Christian man he feels he has no choice but to honor his obligation. He will marry Vicky, but it will be a marriage in name only. This stipulation is harder to follow than he thought.

Will a kiss under the mistletoe lead to a Christmas miracle?

 

 

 

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Logan Margaret Tanner

LOGAN - BACHELORS AND BABIES
BOOK 2

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A baby is discarded in the wilderness of South Dakota.

Rancher, Logan McGregor, finds an abandoned baby and decides to keep her. He names her Alice after his dead wife. This child will fill the void in his lonely heart.

Missie, a woman with no memory, is incarcerated in a local jail. She is crazy according to the Marshall, but she can provide the one thing Logan desperately needs – milk for baby Alice. Against his better judgement, he takes Missie to his ranch.

When Missie’s memory finally returns, will her explosive recollections bring them all together or tear them apart?

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Alfie Margaret Tanner

ALEX – GUILFORD CROSSING BRIDES – BOOK 4

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Defying her father, Alexandra (Alex) Guilford, begins a perilous journey through Texas to rescue her missing sister.

She expects to encounter danger and deception before her mission is accomplished. What she doesn’t anticipate is finding love.

If Noah Greene is caught, he will hang.

Under such dire circumstance can Alex and Noah’s love prevail? Or are the obstacles just too great?

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Alfie Margaret Tanner

ALFIE – GUILFORD CROSSING BRIDES – BOOK 3

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Alfreda (Alfie) is a dead woman walking.

Her ruthless in-laws, the Montagues, want her dead.
If she is carrying a Montague heir, the death sentence will be delayed until after the baby is born.

Overhearing their diabolical plans, Alfie flees.
Bounty Hunter, Eli Darcy, is hired by the Montagues to bring Alfie in.

Once the pair meet, sparks fly between them and Eli has to make a choice. Turn Alfie in and collect a huge reward, or follow his heart and marry her.

 

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Freddie - Margaret Tanner

FREDDIE – GUILFORD CROSSING BRIDES – BOOK 2

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A catastrophic event delivers Winifred (Freddie) Guilford, into the arms of reclusive rancher Nicholas Brown.

Brought up by a tyrannical father, Freddie and her sisters dress and work like men. Nicholas is a suspicious loner who shuns people. Will their chance of finding happiness together be ruined by events from the past?

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Lily - Margaret Tanner

LILY – GUILFORD CROSSING BRIDES – BOOK 1

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Lily has lost everything, her home, her family and her reputation.

Matt is desperately in need of a young woman to help him care for his recently orphaned niece, and a marriage of convenience would be the solution to all their problems.

When the secrets Matt and Lily  harbor are finally exposed, will their union end in happiness or despair?

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Gunslinger's Daughter -- Margaret Tanner

HIS BROTHER'S WIFE

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Accused of a crime he did not commit, William McIntyre flees to his brother’s isolated ranch. He meets his sister-in-law Mattie who leads a life of servitude under the iron fist of his cruel identical twin, Wilbur.

When Wilbur is accidentally killed, William takes on his brother’s identity to save both himself and Mattie from the hangman. Will their desperate plan succeed? 

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Gunslinger's Daughter -- Margaret Tanner

GUNSLINGER'S DAUGHTER

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Little girl on a swing
What precious memories it does bring.
Now the little girl is all grown up, she must fight prejudice and treachery in the untamed West. Will an English aristocrat be prepared to sacrifice everything for her, or is their love doomed because of long held secrets?

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Pearl Harbor -- Margaret Tanner

BABY MAKER

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His name and his money are the only things war hero, Tye Jamieson, can offer Jenny McKenzie and their unborn child.

Tye is an expert at making babies, but not of the human variety. His babies are sophisticated fighter planes. Now that he has made a real baby, he is desperate to protect it if his secret mission into war-torn Iraq goes bad.

When tragedy strikes, will Jenny be able to forgive him for the way he has deceived her?

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Pearl Harbor -- Margaret Tanner

WE NEVER SAID I LOVE YOU

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Adrian Wilson survived the horrors of Pearl Harbor, and the sinking of his ship in the North Atlantic. After a whirlwind courtship with Julie, his English nurse, Adrian is ready to offer marriage. A foolish misunderstanding forces them apart, and Julie disappears into the chaos of war-torn London. Can this wounded American sailor find the woman he loves before he is shipped home? Or will the war forever keep them apart?

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Pearl Harbor -- Margaret Tanner

PEARL HARBOR

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This wide-ranging collection of eight stories by a diverse group of authors, who write wartime fiction, commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Pearl Harbor. Few people's lives were unaffected in some way by that fateful day and these stories reflect this.

My contribution to this Anthology is:

Time to Go

A young sailor, who died at Pearl Harbor, finally meets his soulmate on the 75th Anniversary of the battle. Will she be prepared to leave the 21st century with him? Or will they forever remain apart?

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Cowboy Christmas

COWBOY CHRISTMAS

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Zac Goodman is a gunslinger who is haunted by an injustice from his past. He finds heavily pregnant Holly O’Leary in an abandoned wagon, her cheating husband lying dead a few yards away.

Reluctantly he takes her to his cabin to give birth.

Will this miracle Christmas baby unite two tortured souls? Or will it forever keep them apart.

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EDWINA BRIDE OF CONNECTICUT

EDWINA BRIDE OF CONNECTICUT American Mail Order Brides Series

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Joshua was a happy bachelor until his scheming sister lands him with a Mail Order Bride.

Desperate to Escape Boston, Edwina accepts the marriage proposal she believes has come from him.

Can a deceived bride, and a reluctant groom, find happiness together?

This project has made publishing history and has been more than 6 months in the making. Called The American Mail Order Brides Series, there are 50 books from 45 authors. Starting on November 19, there will one book published per day through to January 7, 2016. Each story is 35K - 40K in length and priced at $2.99.

For more information on release dates, the free prequel which ties the stories together, and each story, visit:   http://www.newwesternromance.com/

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FALSELY ACCUSED

FALSELY ACCUSED

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On board the convict ship taking them to the penal colony of Australia, Maryanne Watson and Jake Smith meet and fall in love, but Jake hides a terrible secret that will take him to the gallows if it ever comes out.

On arrival in Sydney the lovers are separated. Maryanne is sent to work for the lecherous Captain Fitzhugh. After he attacks her she flees into the wilderness and eventually meets up with Jake who has escaped from a chain gang.  They set up home in a hidden valley and Maryanne falls pregnant. Will Jake come out of hiding to protect his fledgling family? And how can love triumph over such crushing odds?

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HAUNTED HEARTS

HAUNTED HEARTS

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Haunted by the death of her soldier husband and the malice of her in-laws, Abby Palmer is on the run with her baby. She doesn’t believe in happily ever-afters.

Ethan Alexander’s fiancée defrauded him out of millions then dumped him. He is in no mood to be kind to anyone.

He meets up with Abby and against his better judgement helps her.

Will the cynical tycoon and the young widow let their wounded hearts stand in the way of future happiness?

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FIERY POSSISSION

FIERY POSSISSION
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Jo Saunders, a fiery American beauty, arrives in frontier Australia to save her debt- ridden brother’s farm. She clashes with her wealthy neighbor, Luke Campton, but neither of them can deny the attraction sizzling between them.

When Jo is involved in his brother’s death, Luke seeks revenge by forcing her to become his mistress. Branded a rich man’s whore and ostracized by the townsfolk, pride is the only thing between Jo and total degradation.

Hate, lust and murder. How can Jo and Luke overcome these obstacles and allow love to flourish?

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A ROSE IN NO-MAN'S LAND

A ROSE IN
NO-MAN'S LAND

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Sister Amy Smithfield is carrying on her family’s military tradition in the only way she can, as an Australian Army nurse. Dedicated to her calling, she has sworn off interest in men for the duration of the Great War in Europe . When she literally runs into Mark Tremayne, an English captain in the Australian army, her real struggle begins.

Mark has his own reasons for keeping any relationship with the opposite sex in the casual mode, and he fights to deny his attraction to the petite blonde nurse who stirs his senses beyond the ordinary.

Their battle against love continues from Australia to the Mediterranean to France . When Amy is captured by German soldiers, Mark realizes how much she means to him — but can he overcome pride and find Amy after his jealous anger pushes her away?

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MAKE LOVE NOT WAR

MAKE LOVE NOT WAR
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Make love, not war was the catch cry of the 1960’s. Against a background of anti-war demonstrations, hippies and free love, Caroline’s life is in turmoil. Her soldier brother is on his way to the jungles of Vietnam. She discovers she is pregnant with her wealthy boss’ baby, and her draft dodger friend is on the run and needs her help. 

 

 

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Beltane Bride -- Margaret Tanner

BELTANE BRIDE (BELTANE WORLD SERIES)

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Charlie (Charlotte) Fitzhugh will need all her courage and daring to survive the hard times on her Uncle’s ranch.
Left homeless and destitute by the treachery of her cousin in England, she travels to America with her young brother and arrives in Beltane just after the bank has been robbed.

Adam Gilmore is a wealthy rancher who thought he only wanted a presentable wife who would give him heirs.   When he meets Charlie, against his will, he is smitten. Can he ever hope to capture the heart of this beautiful English rose?

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Claire -- Margaret Tanner

CLAIRE - THE WOMEN BETRAYED SERIES - BOOK 1

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Destitute, eighteen year old Claire is forced into working at a high class men’s club in New Orleans.  A chance sighting of her childhood sweetheart, Aaron Kirby, gives her hope that he might help her escape from the ruthless club owner, Michael De Rosa. If she does get away, will she find happiness with Aaron on his Texas ranch? Or will her shameful past be too much for him to forgive?

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Tess - Margaret Tanner

TESS - THE WOMEN BETRAYED SERIES - BOOK 2

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Branded a traitor, Nathan Montgomery is disowned by his family and his country. In a lawless town like Deadwood, a man can hide from his former life and make a comfortable living, no questions asked.

Tess Smith is hiding a dangerous secret from her past. She finds solace in her skills as a circus acrobat, but once her kindly mentor dies, she is left to the mercy of his evil nephew.

Can Tess and Nathan find happiness together, or will dark deeds tear them apart?

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Laura - Margaret Tanner

FLAME – WOMEN BETRAYED SERIES  - BOOK 3

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Vilified by The Temperance Society ladies, betrayed and hunted by a ruthless brothel owner, Flame, AKA Laura, is on the run. Her Pa’s isolated ranch will be her refuge, if only she can make it there.

Seriously wounded gunslinger, Caleb, is found by Flame and nursed back to health.

To find happiness together, Caleb and Flame will have to overcome secrets, lies and betrayal.

 

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Sophie -- Margaret Tanner

SOPHIE - SOILED DOVE SERIES - BOOK 4

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After her bigamous husband dumps her at a saloon, Sophie is forced to flee town wearing only a saloon gal dress. She is taken in by the Lakota Indians and lives with them until she is captured by a group of desperadoes. She escapes into the wilderness and is saved by Gabe Benton, a man whose life is tainted by the thirst for revenge. They fall in love, but what will happen when Gabe discovers Sophie is implicated in his wife’s death?

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Sophie -- Margaret Tanner

SCARLETT - SOILED DOVE SERIES - BOOK 5

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A traumatic childhood delivers Scarlett into the hands of Jake, a ruthless brothel owner. He trains her to become the star attraction of The Black Stetson.

Sent to infuse new life into a floating bordello on the Mississippi River, Scarlett falls in love with the steamboat’s dashing Pilot, Liam. A tragic accident in New Orleans parts the lovers, and Scarlett returns to the Black Stetson, frightened, alone and pregnant. Can she persuade Jake to let her stay? And if so, to what lengths will she have to go to keep Liam’s baby safe?

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Sophie -- Margaret Tanner

JESSICA - SOILED DOVE SERIES - BOOK 6

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Brought up in an orphanage, and only knowing hardship and despair, Jessica easily falls into a brothel owner’s “honeyed” trap.

Ethan sees Jessica on a whore wagon. She stole from him, so why should he believe she is an innocent victim?

After being forced to leave town, Ethan and Jessica stumble upon a little orphaned girl, and to keep her they will have to wed. Will dark forces from the past, keep them from finding their happily ever after?

 

 

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The Shefiff's Outcast Bride -- Margaret Tanner

RELUCTANT FATHER

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Jordan Stamford is allergic to babies. As war rages in Vietnam, this jet-setting playboy, whose motto is ‘money can buy anything,’ arrives in Sarah Watson’s seaside home to redevelop a disused factory complex. Sarah is the only child of an elderly minister of religion and adores her bay side home. She yearns for a loving husband and babies. Will Jordan’s shameful family history and Sarah’s desperate longing for a child, be an insurmountable barrier for them to overcome?

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The Shefiff's Outcast Bride -- Margaret Tanner

THE SHERIFF'S OUTCAST BRIDE

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A vengeful man tells a lie, and Becky Tucker’s reputation is ruined. Castigated and shunned by the townsfolk, she leads a life of servitude on her stepfather’s ranch.

Desperate to escape, she accepts a reluctant marriage proposal from the sheriff of Blackwood, Ryan Mulligan.

To find happiness together they will need to overcome dark secrets from the past, betrayal and treachery.

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The Cowboy And The Quaker

THE COWBOW AND THE QUAKER

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Ben Lonigan needs a wife to live with him for twelve months, or he will lose his ranch.

Rachael Fairchild has lost her religious beliefs. She is on the run, and in search of sanctuary. Her ex-lover, an aspiring politician, has tried to kill her because she is carrying his child.

Lottie from the Flaming Star saloon has a solution to Rachael and Ben’s problems -Marry each other!

Can this temporary marriage between two scarred, disillusioned people, turn into something permanent?

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SAVAGE POSSESSION

POSSESSION
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A sweeping tale of possession, tragedy and treachery in colonial Australia. At the center of this maelstrom is Elizabeth Campbell.

It took strong men like Martin Mulvaney to tame a harsh land, and then hold on to it against all those who coveted his now thriving ranch. Secrets from long ago have the power to ruin him. A possessive woman from his past wants to rekindle their relationship, and will stop at nothing to get him back.

After escaping from the clutches of an evil gypsy, Elizabeth Campbell stumbles on to Martin’s ranch. Suffering amnesia she remembers nothing of her past life, and Martin doesn’t realize she is the granddaughter of his mortal enemy, Fergus Campbell.

An old Scottish feud, a love that should never have happened, and a series of extraordinary coincidences trap Martin and Elizabeth in a vendetta that threatens to destroy their love, if not their lives.

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Lauren's Dilemma

LAUREN’S DILEMMA
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Captain Blair Sinclair returns from the trenches of World War 1 suffering amnesia, and mistakes Lauren (Laurie) Cunningham for his fiancée.

When his real fiancée turns up and his memory returns, Laurie is banished for being an imposter. 

Pregnant and desperate to hide the shame of having Blair’s baby out of wedlock, she marries Dick McKinlay. He needs a wife to hide his own dreadful secret.

Dick is tried for a brutal murder he did not commit. To save him from the hangman, Laurie will have to publicly reveal both their secrets.

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DARING MASQUERADE

DARING MASQUERADE
Release Date: 
May 2012 –

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By the time Ross Calvert discovers Harry Martin is in fact Harriet Martin she has fallen in love with him. Realizing she has failed in her final effort to protect her shell-shocked brother, she puts a desperate proposition to Ross. Marry her and she will give him an heir.

Ross accepts.  However, he is tormented by the betrayal of his former fiancée Virginia.  On his honeymoon he meets her again and is still infatuated.  With the army recalling him to the trenches of France, he faces a terrible dilemma. Taste Virginia’s passion before he marches off to war, or keep his marriage vows to Harry.

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ALLISON’S WAR

ALLISON'S WAR

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In 1916, on the French battlefields, a dying soldier’s confession has the power to ruin the woman he loves.
Meanwhile, on the home front, Allison Waverley has to battle shame, loss and betrayal. Can she overcome the dark secrets in her past and find happiness, or will it always elude her?

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A WICKED DECEPTION

A WICKED DECEPTION

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With a price on her head, Melanie O’Dea escapes rebellion on the Australian goldfields, only to find betrayal and danger on the Yorkshire moors.

In 1854, the Australian goldfields swirl with the heated danger and betrayal of the Eureka Stockade rebellion. At the center of this maelstrom is Melanie O'Dea, a woman with a price on her head and the authorities on her heels. Melanie accepts aid from a neighbor, The Honorable Michael Guilford, but it places her in even more peril. After Michael seduces her and callously discards her, Melanie is left to fend for herself. Can she endure such treachery and survive the sweeping winds of uncertainty?

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Rich Man's Folly

RICH MAN'S FOLLY

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In 1938, a wealthy Englishman, Paul Ashfield travels to Australia in search of the birth-mother he thinks deserted him. He meets and falls in love with Daphne Clarke. Upon meeting her parents, Paul is horrified by the possibility that they have the same mother.  He departs the scene quickly, believing he has slept with his sister.

Amidst the turmoil of WW2, Paul and Daphne meet again in Singapore, where they discover the truth – they are not siblings. They marry as the Japanese pour into Malaya and Singapore teeters on the brink of invasion. In the chaotic aftermath, each believes the other has died during the bombing.  Heartbroken, Paul returns home to England and agrees to an arranged marriage. 

After a daring escape from Singapore, Daphne finally reaches England, only to find out that Paul is about to wed another woman.

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