Spotlight Indie Romance: 2022 RONE Finalists ~ Cops, Jocks, and Cowboys #Cowboy #Romance #Steamy #Sweet

Rodeo heroes, ranchers, and a deputy. Determined heroines trying to build a future. Romance, the cowboy way.


The perfect vacation: Rest. Therapy. And miles away from Reid Browning.

At first Eden thinks she’s spending three weeks at Broken Hearts Ranch to heal her head. But the longer she works with Kellie, the more she realizes her head is not the only thing hurting. Images from her tour in Iraq stay hidden but not deeply enough, and she knows she will need to forget or heal or both if she is ever going to move on. As a bonus, the ranch was going to be a good opportunity to avoid the dating scene, and men in general. Or so she thought.

As a world class bareback rider, Reid has given his all to rodeo and does everything he can to forget his law degree and the fast paced life he left in Washington DC. That includes the woman he recently met who got under his skin in all the wrong ways. The trouble is, she got under his skin in the right ways too. When he escapes to Texas to support his college brothers in the Lost Creek Rodeo, he couldn’t be more surprised to find her there.

Sparks fly and not always the good kind, but when circumstances throw them together and barriers come down, the two just might find a path to healing and maybe even love.

US$3.99 or KU
Amazon


He’s sworn to uphold the law. Her life is riddled with closely guarded secrets. When the past catches up to her, will she rush to him or run away?

When he’s not evading grabby-handed octogenarians, mentoring troubled teens, or rescuing rascally youngsters from disaster, Deputy Knox Strickland can be found upholding the law in the eastern Oregon region he patrols. He avoids making plans for tomorrow, focusing instead on doing his best today. Then one chance encounter with a beautiful woman in a wheat field turns his world upside down. Knox is left questioning what secrets she’s hiding, and how hard he’ll have to work to scale the fortress she’s built around her heart.

Zadie Redmond isn’t like most women. A life spent looking over her shoulder has destroyed the promising future she’d once envisioned. Her days are spent leading hunting and fishing adventures, or teaching tiny ballerinas the proper way to plié. She fills her evenings with do-it-yourself projects while worrying about the day her past catches up with her. In an unexpected moment, the local deputy swoops into her world like a storybook hero and she knows nothing will ever be the same. Zadie will do anything to keep Knox safe from the danger lurking in the shadows, even if it destroys her chance at love.

Will Knox convince Zadie she can trust him with her secrets and her heart?

A sweet romance full of quirky small-town fun.

US$5.99 or KU
Amazon


It’ll take more than water to quench this woman’s thirst.

Widow Geri Bourne can barely hang on to the Rafter L Ranch. When handsome contractor Mark Shepple buys the land next door to develop a subdivision, she’s not interested in neighborly visits.

He has bad news for the woman who owns the nearby ranch. The new land survey changes the property line in his favor, and the water rights her livestock needs.

Mark expects an 80-year-old woman when he shows up at her corrals, not a gorgeous woman in cowboy boots with a cocked rifle. Instead of hashing out their differences in court, Geri’s fiery personality and lean curves tease him to reach an amicable solution between the sheets.

The more time they spend together, the more he realizes it’s not a permanent resolution he wants, but the stubborn cowgirl. However, is he willing to sacrifice millions of invested dollars in the bargain?

US$3.99 or KU
Amazon


Two lives cross in a fateful roadside encounter. When ranch life turns deadly, will their unexpected love survive?

Addie Malory is struggling to improve the rundown farm she bought. And though she knows she can’t do it alone, she won’t tolerate men who think they can just take advantage of a single woman. Worried all her hard work will amount to nothing, both her hopes and her heart lift when she hires a hunky capable ranch hand.

Cade Brody’s past has left him broken. Drifting between rodeos after a shocking betrayal, he’s grateful to the pretty farm girl and her offer of a job. But after thugs vandalize the property and harass his gorgeous new boss, he puts aside his wounded heart as his protective instincts ignite.

With Addie’s dream in danger under a barrage of financially damaging attacks, she wrestles with the risk of her red-hot feelings for her rugged employee. And when his own past returns to haunt him, Cade may have to choose between protecting the woman he loves and the healing reconciliation he’s wanted for years.

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