Don't miss these heartwarming stories from fan favorite author Sherri Shackelford!
The Marshal's Ready-Made Family
Gentlemen don't court feisty straight-shooters like JoBeth McCoy. Just as she's resigned to a lifetime alone, a misunderstanding forces the spunky telegraph operator into a marriage of convenience. Wedding the town's handsome new marshal offers JoBeth a chance at motherhood, caring for the orphaned little girl she's come to love.
Garrett Cain will lose guardianship of his niece, Cora, if he stays single, but he knows no woman could accept the secrets he's hidden about his past. The lawman can't jeopardize Cora's future by admitting the truth. Yet when unexpected danger in the small town threatens to expose Garrett's long-buried secret, only a leap of faith can turn a makeshift union into a real family.
The Cattleman Meets His Match
Cowboy John Elder needs a replacement crew of cattle hands to drive his longhorns to Kansas--he just never figured they'd be wearing petticoats. Traveling with Moira O'Mara and the orphan girls in her care is a mutually beneficial arrangement. Yet despite Moira's declaration of independence, the feisty beauty evokes John's every masculine instinct to protect, defend…marry?
Moira was grateful for John's help when he rescued her—and she couldn't deny that his calm, in control matter proves comforting. But she was determined not to let anything get in the way of her plans to search for her long-lost brother at journey's end. However, could John show her a new future—one perfect for them to share?
by Sherri Shackelford