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    Summer nights with a cowboy

    Crews, Caitlin, author.

    "He doesn't believe in love... Traveling nurse Janie Atwood has come to Cold River to uncover old family secrets and maybe, if she's lucky, find a new home. That the gorgeous, glowering sheriff next door thinks her caring for his elderly neighbor is a nefarious scheme is a bonus. Having never been anything but a good girl, Janie finds Zack Kittredge's simmering suspicion an excellent reason to try being a little dangerous instead... She doesn't believe in squandering it... Sheriff Zack Kittredge is okay with being... intense. He takes his loner status as seriously as he takes his responsibilities to protect Cold River. And he thinks cheerful Janie might be a threat to the town. But the more he gets to know her, the more he faces the truth--she's brighter than sunshine and he's like a moth to her flame. When Janie suggests he could use a few charm school lessons, he surprises them both by accepting. He doesn't need help. But it's clear he might need her... Because the only thing hotter than the summer sun in the Rockies is the forbidden passion that burns between them..."....

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    Fugitive hunt

    Scott, Laura, 1961- author.

    “Surviving an attack by her serial killer cousin five years ago left police officer Morganne Kimball his number one target. But she refuses to be his next victim, even if he has now escaped prison and is seeking revenge. Her only choice is to team up with US deputy marshal Colt Nelson, who is determined to capture the fugitive before he’s able to strike at Morganne again…”--Page 4 of cover.....

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    Montana

    Macomber, Debbie, author.

    "When Molly learns that her grandfather is sick, she packs up her two sons without a second thought and makes the long drive to Sweetgrass, Montana. But once she arrives, her warm memories of a sprawling ranch don't quite match the reality: Molly's grandfather is more ill than she thought, the place is shabby and there is a stranger running things. Molly has learned to be suspicious, and she has questions about ranch hand Sam Dakota. Why is he working there? Why doesn't the sheriff trust him? But despite everything, Molly can't deny her attraction to Sam--until her ailing grandfather tries to push them into marriage. Moving to the state of Montana is one thing; entering the state of matrimony is another. Before she can move forward, Molly will have to figure out how to trust her own heart again." -- Amazon.....

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    Last dance with a cowboy : a Silverado Lake novel

    Richardson, Sara (Romance fiction writer), author.

    Leila Valentino will do anything to keep her grandparents' Colorado winery afloat. Even partner with August Harding, the first--and last--man to break her heart. Fifteen years ago, August left Silverado Lake, and Leila, far behind. Now the cowboy's back with an offer that could save her family's business. But to keep her grandparents from worrying over the vineyard's finances, Leila insists August give a different reason for his return: her. August Harding is one step away from a huge promotion. All he has to do is ensure that his company acquires Valentino Bellas Vineyards. And if pretending he and Leila are back together is the cost . . . well, he can't say no. Leila has never forgiven him for the way he ended things, but the longer they pretend to be a couple, the more he begins to wonder if a second chance isn't impossible after all. But can he convince Leila that this time he's not walking away?....

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    Texas killer connection

    Vaughan, Virginia (Christian fiction writer), author.

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    Summer Breezes

    Macomber, Debbie, author

    This summer, relax with two breezy tales of how opposites attract. Because sometimes very different people can make a perfect match. THE WAY TO A MAN'S HEART: On the surface, Meghan O'Day and Grey Carlyle seem like they couldn't be more different. But stuffy literature professor Grey keeps coming back to the diner where bubbly Meghan works--and it's not just for the coffee and pie. They both love chatting about books, and Meghan has opinions on the classics she's not afraid to share. She also thinks she could teach the professor a thing or two about happily-ever-after. FALLEN ANGEL: Amy Johnson is firmly anchored in Seattle, working as an executive for her father's oil company. It's always been assumed she'll eventually take over, even if her heart isn't in it. When Amy meets Josh Powell, a self-described drifter who's rejected his money and power, she begins to question what she really wants. Maybe it's time to craft a new future, together.....

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    Mustang Creek manhunt

    Johnson, Janice (Janice Kay), author.

    Sheriff Boyd Chaney swore to protect his ex, Melinda McIntosh--even when she thinks she doesn't need it. And with a paroled criminal targeting her, he refuses to let the stubborn cop be next on the murderer's revenge list. Officers and their loved ones are being killed and the danger is closing in--as is their undeniable attraction. But will their resurrected partnership be enough to keep them safe?....

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    Held hostage at Whiskey Gulch

    James, Elle, author.

    Guarding her 24/7 ... just became his most important mission. To discover what real life is about, Outrider Joseph 'Irish' Monahan left the army. But the former Delta Force soldier still needs his military skills. A masked stalker is attempting to murder Tessa Bolton and Irish is assigned to be her bodyguard. Though the fiercely independent nurse resists his protection, Irish won't back down ... or abandon his mission to catch the killer and keep Tessa alive.....

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    Ready to protect

    Hansen, Valerie, author.

    After witnessing a congresswoman's murder, wildlife photographer and mother-to-be Jamie London is forced into protective custody of K-9 cop Ben Sawyer and police dog Shadow. Ben's Wyoming cattle ranch is the perfect place to hide and wait for the trial to start--until they're tracked down by the assassin. Are Ben and Shadow enough to guarantee Jamie will make it to the hearing alive?....

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    The best of me

    Sala, Sharon, author.

    Ruby Butterman and her husband, Peanut, cannot have children, but they're given a second chance at a family when eight-year-old orphan Carlie is left in their care. It's a challenge for Carlie to adapt to a new town, a new school, and a new family, and when she gets bullied at school, Ruby and Peanut discover how to step up as parents, and how to make a forever family for their beloved little girl.....

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    White knight needed

    Krahn, Betina M., author.

    Brimming with romance and adventure, the second Victorian-era romance in New York Times bestselling author Betina Krahn's thrilling new Reluctant Heroes series reveals the hero in every man, as a gentleman swept up by police in a morality raid feels honor-bound to rescue a woman who was also in the wrong place at the wrong time.......

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    Country Born

    Miller, Linda Lael, author.

    "Rancher and military veteran J.P. McCall loves simple pleasures. The satisfaction of working his family's land. The freedom to come and go as he pleases. But ever since his two closest friends have married and started families of their own, J.P. realizes what he's been missing. He's known plenty of women, but now he craves finding The One. And then Sara Worth comes crashing back into his life. She's his buddy's sister, the woman who was always out of reach. Single mom Sara Worth has her hands full. After a disastrous early marriage, she is now writing bestselling books by day and caring for her two teenagers by night. That doesn't leave a lot of me time. But when an innocent request for J.P.'s help leads to an unforgettable kiss, she's intrigued--and unsure. Giving love a second chance feels impossible. But when the man from Sara's past resurfaces, threatening everything she holds dear, J.P. will do whatever it takes to protect the woman who's stealing his heart." -- Provided by publisher.....

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    Her Wyoming Valentine wish

    Leigh, Allison, author.

    Delia Templeton is adrift--unlucky in love, unsure of the next step in her career. When she's tapped to run her wealthy grandmother's new charitable foundation, she has a new purpose--and finds herself dealing with Mac Jeffries, the stranger who gave her a bracing New Year's kiss. Turns out the taciturn mechanic volunteers with the local youth group the foundation is funding. Working together gives Delia and Mac ample opportunity to butt heads...and revisit that first kiss as Valentine's Day fast approaches.....

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