Search Results: 'Cheryl Pierson'
A Night for Miracles
~ An emotional Christmas short story from bestselling Western Romance author Cheryl Pierson ~ When widow Angela Bentley takes in injured ex-gunhawk Nick Dalton and three orphans on Christmas Eve,... More > she is determined only to lend a hand where needed. But when the children drag in a small, scraggly Christmas tree, Angela finds herself wanting to create a memorable holiday for them. Can these visitors become the family she longs for? For those who believe in miracles, anything is possible – even true love, in the most unlikely circumstances.< Less
To Make the Magic Last
Police officer, Steve Cooper, heads out for work one morning just as the city's tornado sirens blast a warning. In the stairwell he runs into a different situation—a gang war in his apartment... More > building. Shots ring out and Steve catches a bullet. Seriously injured, he pushes the beautiful woman who has come through the door behind him back toward safety.
Christy Reed, his enchanting new neighbor, pulls him into her apartment and attempts to stop the bleeding. Recently arrived from Mississippi, Christy has no idea what the sirens and gunfire mean, but she knows enough to be terrified.
The phone lines aren't working and the storm is bearing down. They take refuge in the bathroom as the sound of a freight train roars over the building. Through the pain, Steve finds himself drawn to Christy. When the building collapses around them and they meet the gunmen once more, will Steve and Christy have what it takes to help each other through this? Can they make the magic last?< Less
The Last of Her Kind
An old Victrola is the cherished possession of Cassie's grandmother. Her father also seems oddly attached to the antique phonograph, but her new stepmother detests it. Grandmother is sick, probably... More > dying, and Cassie will be the only one left in the house who sees through Trish. Then Cassie discovers a secret; a wonderful, frightening secret. Will her new knowledge save her family or destroy it?< Less
Time Plains Drifter
Trapped in Indian Territory in 1895 by a quirk of nature, high school teacher Jenni Dalton must find a way to get her seven students back to 2010. Handsome U.S. Marshal Rafe d'Angelico seems like the... More > answer to her prayers: he is, after all, an Angel. In a race against time and evil, Rafe has one chance to save Jenni's life and her soul from the Dark One – but can their love survive?
4.5 Stars (Highest Rating) from Romantic Times
Cheryl Pierson's fresh, well-crafted novel pits some unlikely heroes against evil incarnate. The characters are vibrant and tell a story of courage in difficult circumstances. An open thread invites a sequel.
—Donna M. Brown Romantic Times< Less
A Hero for Christmas
~ A Western Romance Collection of four Christmas stories from bestselling author Cheryl Pierson ~ A Night for Miracles - Widow Angela Bentley takes in injured Nick Dalton and three orphans on... More > Christmas Eve. Angela determines to keep her distance – until the children drag in a scraggly Christmas tree. ~ Homecoming - A holiday skirmish sends Union officer, Jack Durham, on an unlikely mission for a dying Confederate enemy. Will a miracle be able to heal his heart and reunite him with his beloved? ~ Meant to Be - Robin Mallory is shocked when she is tackled by a man in a Confederate uniform. A flat tire and a coming snowstorm have stranded her in the middle of a re-enactment – or is it? ~ Scarlet Ribbons - Persuaded by a vendor, Miguel Rivera ~ El Diablo ~ makes a foolish purchase—scarlet ribbons. Will they, and a mysterious meeting, set him on a new path?< Less
Since her divorce, busy ER nurse, Carlie Thomas, has been only too happy to spend Christmas on duty. This year, however, she's decided to take a much-needed break. What she gets instead is an... More > unexpected house guest, courtesy of her Uncle Rick.
Derek Pierce, a fireman with no family, needs some special care after being injured in a fire. As Christmas approaches, Carlie discovers that she has more in common with Derek than being alone. But Derek's wounds are more than just skin deep. Will they spend the holidays haunted by the ghosts of the past, or could this Christmas spark a new, beautiful friendship…or even something more?< Less
Always and Forever
At a children’s Halloween carnival, a Gypsy fortuneteller predicts a new love for both Cindy and Gage. When the two meet over a poorly carved pumpkin, love flickers to life and the stars begin... More > to align.
But the odds of finding a new love later in life seem insurmountable and the prophecy seems too good to be true. After all, Gage has been burned before and Cindy doesn’t believe in fortunes or second chances.
Will doubt overshadow their attraction or has love already been set in motion? Can the star-crossed pair put their faith in the love that was foretold? Can they believe in each other?< Less
Miguel Rivera is known as El Diablo, The Devil. Men avoid meeting his eyes for fear of his gun. Upon returning to a town where he once knew a brief happiness, Miguel is persuaded by a street vendor... More > to make a foolish holiday purchase; two scarlet ribbons.
When Catalina, his former lover, allows him to take a room at her boarding house, Miguel soon discovers a secret. Realizing that he needs the scarlet ribbons after all, he is stunned to find them missing.
Can a meeting with a mysterious priest and the miracle of the Scarlet Ribbons set Miguel on a new path?< Less
When bookseller Lindy Oliver and undercover cop Jesse Nightwalker sit down to share a pastry at the local deli, they're strangers. But as breakfast suddenly becomes a heart-stopping life-or-death... More > ordeal, a stolen kiss changes everything between them. Escaped convict, Tabor Hardin, blames Nightwalker for his imprisonment. With Lady Luck on his side, the brutal murderer plans to quickly gain a fortune, then make the cop pay with his life – very slowly. Hardin's gang enters the deli in a hail of bullets, and Jesse shoves Lindy beneath a table to shield her. But as he does, he steals one hot, life-altering kiss that forms an unbreakable bond between them. Now, with someone to live for, survival takes on new meaning for both of them. Secrets and vengeance are bound to crush any thoughts of a future between them. Fate provides a glimmer of hope for true love, but can it last in the firestorm of this Sweet Danger?< Less
My name is Will Green and Apache renegades murdered my family and took me prisoner when I was ten. I never believed I'd live, but Jacobi Kane saved me. I did have to step in and help a bit. Once we... More > met Laura and settled on our place, Kane led a band of lawmen to find the renegades responsible. Laura sent me after them to be sure Kane stayed safe, which was a good idea. When I turned thirteen, my wealthy grandfather showed up, determined to take me to Boston. We faced a fight for our lives, and again our survival relied on Jacobi Kane and me. Someone wanted Grandpa's fortune enough to kill us for it. But I'd found my place in life, with Kane's help, and I didn't plan on giving it up just yet...< Less