Blackwell Chronicles Volume 1
Award winning author Troy D. Smith presents five stories of the Blackwell family, originally from Tennessee, plus another short story that features a Blackwell as a major supporting character. These... More > volumes of short stories will follow a set of brothers and their descendents on their adventures (or misadventures, in some cases) from the California Gold Rush in 1849 into the Twentieth Century. The first story in Volume 1, The Blackwell Claim, introduces the four Blackwell brothers: Max, Duke, Caleb and Jake. After that, my tales about the family jump around in time – Blackwell's Run occurs in 1864 with Max in the US Calvary fighting Indians. Next, The Stealing Moon takes place in 1855 and tells of Jake, a Texas Ranger, meeting a boy struggling to become a man. Blackwell's Stand is set in 1864 where Caleb has an unfortunate meeting with a grizzly and The Windigo is about Max's son Billy, and takes place during the Klondike gold rush.< 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
Felicity: Bowen & Baile Book 3
~ Dime Novel Short ~ Jonathon Two Hawk disappeared and his wife – or widow – wants Cole Bowen and Edward Baile to investigate. What she really wants is for Bowen and Baile to kill the man... More > she believes has murdered her husband and stolen more than seventeen thousand dollars from him. The partners are not assassins. But if someone tries to murder them, it will happen at that party's peril.< Less
Truck Stop Paradise
Leigh Anne McClintock has spent her adult life shielding her addictive sister Crissy. But when Crissy abandons a horse, Leigh Anne borrows a pick-up and trailer and takes the horse from North Texas... More > to the Panhandle ranch owned by a childhood friend, Chad Rogers.
Chad has wondered for years why his best friend Leigh Anne betrayed him and her sister Crissy on the night of their ten-year high school reunion. When Leigh Anne arrives, he willingly takes in the animal, and he cautiously tries to make peace with Leigh Anne. They feel the old attraction, but neither can let go of the past.
When Crissy makes a disturbing appearance, will Chad and Leigh Anne finally learn to put themselves first ... and find the love that had been there all along?< Less