Melanie Douglas attempts to connect with a troubled student using an advent box with hidden rewards. When Henry O’Keeffe sees a remarkable change in his son, he has to meet the new teacher. Will more than one prayer be answered in the small Nebraska town?
Saddle up for a wildly fun ride with the Wilde sisters!
Kylie Wilde is the youngest sister—and the most civilized. Her older sisters might be happy dressing in trousers and posing as men, but Kylie has grown her hair long and wears skirts every chance she gets. It’s a risk—they are homesteading using the special exemptions they earned serving in the Civil War as “boys”—but Kylie plans to make the most of the years before she can sell her property and return to the luxuries of life back East.
Local land agent Aaron Masterson is fascinated with Kylie from the moment her long hair falls from her cap. But now that he knows her secret, can he in good conscience defraud the U.S. government? And when someone tries to force Kylie off her land, does he have any hope of convincing her that marrying him and settling on the frontier is the better option for her future?
Kylie Wilde fought in the Civil War dressed as a boy—and now she’s homesteading as a man! When somebody tries to burn her property, land agent Aaron Masterson inspects her claim—and realizes she’s a woman. Will he keep her secret? And when the attacks continue, will she marry him just so she won’t have to be alone anymore?
I started book blogging in 2007 and discovered Mary’s writing in 2008 and I’ve been hooked every since. Please join us today with a fabulous little Q&A and find out what is Coming Soon from the Pen of Mary Connealy!
They may be the last two single people in Broken Wheel, but Vince Yates and Tina Cahill are determined not to end up stuck together!
In the small town of Dry Gulch, Texas, a good-hearted busybody just can’t keep herself from surreptitiously trying to match up women in dire straits with men of good character she hopes can help them. How is she to know she’s also giving each couple a little nudge toward love?
1800s mail-order bride catalogs facilitated many happy marriages. Here are the stories of four couples who owe their wedded bliss to creative editing by The Hitching Post publisher.
Saddle up for sure-fire fun when three sisters meet their opposites in a collection of Old West romances. Alex Buchanan is a wanted man. Beth McClellan is an idealistic nurse. When the two cross paths, will they find enough common ground for a future together? Sally McClellan is a tomboy through-and-through. . .until she’s rescued by Logan McKenzie. But will the lady within flourish before a pair of outlaws end her chances for good? It’s a battle of wills when Tom Linscott tries to save self-sufficient widow Mandy McClellan Gray from outlaws. But will love or the outlaws win out?
A Home For Christmas: The Sweetest Gift / A Christmas Angel (Inspirational Christmas Collection) The Sweetest Gift by Mary Connealy A Christmas Angel by Robin Lee Hatcher Genre: Christmas Christian Historical Romance Pages: 127 ebook Date Published: November 2011 Publisher: Ten Talents Press The Sweetest Gift by Mary Connealy Seattle, Washington 1899 A spinster with a master’s degree who is a world traveler, librarian by day and concert pianist by night, marries a Nebraska rancher with an eighth grade education. Their worlds are so far apart that each is afraid to admit their marriage of convenience is turning into a love match. When Christmas draws near Adelaide must decide if she can give up her hopes of owning a beautiful piano so her husband can have the stallion he needs for his ranch. And Graham may need to risk his perfect brood mare to show his love for his wife. . .
Get ready for an emotionally charged ride as a female cop and a mission pastor become the focus of a maniacal murderer’s wrath. Available in October 2011, Ten Plagues by Mary Nealy promises a white-knuckled ride.
Out of Control by Mary Connealy The Kincaid Brides, #2 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Pages: 330 Trade Paperback Date Published: August 2011 Publisher: Bethany House Rafe Kincaid controls everything in his life… until he meets Julia. Julia Gilliland has always been interested in the natural world around her. She particularly enjoys studying the fossils and formations in the magnificent cave near her father’s house. The cave seems plenty safe–until the day a mysterious intruder steals the rope she uses to climb out. Rafe Kincaid is a man used to being in control–of himself, his brothers, and his family’s ranch. The last thing he expects is to find a woman trapped in the cavern on his land–or to be forced to kiss her! Rafe is more intrigued by Julia than any woman he’s ever known. But when their developing relationship threatens a reconciliation with his brothers, will Rafe have to choose. . .
These three Montana romance adventures are packed full of Mary Connealy’s trademark side-splitting humor in a collection to be enjoyed over and over.
Get ready for a Grand Canyon tour de force by award-winning author Mary Connealy. Gabe Lasley and Shannon Dysart are an unlikely pair. He’s an aimless wanderer who wants nothing other than to be left alone. She’s a fearless female determined to find a city of gold. When they are forced together the mayhem begins. As they set out to find the treasure, trouble is hot on their trail. Will the dream of gold color every decision Shannon makes? Will Gabe fail yet another helpless female in his life?
Aim for hours of reading pleasure with award-winning author Mary Connealy’s last book in the Sophie’s Daughters series. Mandy Keating, a wealthy sharpshooting widow, is content living in her mountain home and raising her young-uns alone. But how long can she protect herself when thieving outlaws have her surrounded? Rancher Tom Linscott can’t bear to see a defenseless woman in danger. Yet his rescue efforts end up bringing trouble right to her door. Now that they’re both trapped on Mandy’s Mountain, can they learn to live together—or will they die alone?
Ahhh yes it’s that time of year again, snow flakes are flying and holiday preparations are in full swing. You know what that means right? it’s almost time for a New Year but before 2011 comes I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite CHF books of 2010. It’s always hard to choose just ten, especially this year since I have read so many terrific books. I tried to pick some of my favorite “5 star” books but I know there are some great ones that I missed. 🙂 Here are my picks in no particular order. Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad Wrangler in Petticoats by Mary Connealy Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz The Preacher’s Bride by Jody Hedlund A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman Head in the Clouds by Karen Witemeyer She Walks in Beauty by Siri Mitchell Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr Sons of Thunder by Susan May Warren A Distant Melody. . .
Ride into the Rockies where love peaks between a tough Texas tomboy and a passionate artist. On her way to Montana, Sally McClellan’s party is attacked and robbed. But then artist Logan McKenzie saves the badly wounded cowgirl who has been left for dead. Can this landscape painter tame the tomboy without breaking her spirit? Sally doesn’t know much about ribbons and lace, but Logan’s presence makes her want to connect with her feminine side. Will this fractured female discover a way to capture the artist’s love—or find herself captured and killed by outlaws?