Redemption's Edge

Redemption's Edge

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Dax Pelletier is ready for a new life. The ex-Confederate general wants nothing more to do with confronting the tough truths of leadership—until her meets Rachel, the woman who’s captured his heart.Rachel Davenport possesses skills earned as a nurse in field hospitals during the Civil War—skills she’ll use to build a new life. Now, her feelings for one man threaten to change everything.“A heartwarming, passionate story of loss, forgiveness, and redemption set in the untamed frontier during the tumultuous years following the Civil War. Ms. Davies’ engaging and complex characters draw you in from the start, creating an exciting introduction to this new historical western romance series.”“Redemption’s Edge is a strong and engaging introduction to her new historical western romance series.”Dax Pelletier is ready to start a new life, far away from the one he left behind in Savannah following the South’s devastating defeat in the Civil War. The ex-Confederate general wants nothing more to do with commanding men and confronting the tough truths of leadership.Rachel Davenport possesses skills unlike those of her Boston socialite peers—skills acquired while working as a nurse in field hospitals during the Civil War. Eschewing her northeastern suitors and forever changed by the violence and death she’s seen, Rachel decides to accept her uncle’s invitation to assist him at his clinic in the wild frontier of Montana.Now a Texas Ranger, a promise made to a friend takes Dax and his brother, Luke, to the untamed territory of Montana. He’ll fulfill his oath and return to Austin.The small town of Splendor is exactly what Rachel needs after life in a large city. She’s grown to love the people as well as the majestic beauty of the sprawling frontier wilderness and embraces a new life unlike any she ever thought possible. Now, her feelings for one man threaten to change everything.Dax believes his battle days are over. However, dangers of a different kind stalk him. Confronting the vengeance of men from his past doesn’t alarm the hardened ex-soldier. The biggest threat, and the one he is least prepared to defend against, may come from Rachel, the woman who’s captured his heart.Can she break through his demons and help Dax overcome the nightmares which still haunt him? Will Dax be able to envision a future, one that includes Rachel, or will he continue to hide from his destiny?
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Heather's Choice

Heather's Choice

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Heather’s Choice, Book Five, MacLarens of Boundary Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesWhat is a man to do when the woman he loves refuses to acknowledge his existence?Caleb Stewart never forgot the girl he met on the wagon train west. When his family continued to Oregon, hers to California, he never expected to see her again. Years later, an unexpected invitation takes him south, to the Circle M ranch and right into the path of the girl he’d watched ride off in the back of a wagon years before.Heather MacLaren loves nothing more than working on the family ranch. Men, emotions, and relationships hold little appeal, even when a young man from her past drifts back into her life, messing up her ordered existence and causing Heather to doubt everything she believes.Caleb’s work on the Circle M ranch is better than he’d ever allowed himself to dream. As a...
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Foolish Heart (MacLarens 0f Fire Mountain Contemporary Book 9)

Foolish Heart (MacLarens 0f Fire Mountain Contemporary Book 9)

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Ernesto Salgado’s life continues to change. An ex-Special Forces operative, he recently left the U.S. Marshals Service to start a new life–minus the woman who left him without an explanation or backward glance. Working as head of security for MacLaren Enterprises is the opportunity he needs to move on.Paige Wallace made a choice that continues to haunt her every day and each night. The life she dreamed about, had at her fingertips, disappeared in one decisive moment. A new job with her longtime friend offers the break she needs, a chance to forget her biggest failure and start over.No problem, right? Except Paige and Nesto now work for the same company.And that’s not the only issue. The family member she dropped everything to help has become embroiled in illegal dealings, doing business with those who would harm not only Paige, but the entire MacLaren family.As head of security, Nesto’s priority is to keep all employees and owners safe. He’ll do whatever needs to be done to excel at the job, even when it includes protecting the woman who walked out of his life. The more he digs, the deeper the threat becomes, affecting everyone. Nesto has to face a hard truth–the only way for him to succeed is with Paige’s help.How can he trust a woman he thought loved him but walked away, especially when they acknowledge the passion still burning between them? As the threat increases, Nesto uses all the resources available to protect those he cares about. If he could only use the same resources to protect his heart.
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Second Summer

Second Summer

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Following a divorce, Heath MacLaren spends his nights with women who are beautiful, yet unable to provide what he seeks. His friendship with Annie sustains him.It’s been two years since Annie’s husband died. She cherishes the friendship she’s found with Heath, until he drops a bombshell that changes everything. Do they settle for what they have—or fight for it all?“In this passionate Contemporary Romance, author Shirleen Davies introduces her readers to the modern day MacLarens starting with Heath MacLaren, the head of the family.”The Chairman of both the MacLaren Cattle Co. and MacLaren Land Development, Heath MacLaren is a success professionally—his personal life is another matter.Following a divorce after a long, loveless marriage, Heath spends his time with women who are beautiful and passionate, yet unable to provide what he longs for . . .. . . Heath has never experienced love even though he witnesses it every day between his younger brother, Jace, and wife, Caroline. He wants what they have, yet spends his time with women too young to understand what drives him and too focused on themselves to be true companions.It’s been two years since Annie’s husband died, leaving her to build a new life. He was her soul mate and confidante. She has no desire to find a replacement, yet longs for male friendship.. . . Annie’s closest friend in Fire Mountain, Caroline MacLaren, is determined to see Annie come out of her shell after almost two years of mourning. A chance meeting with Heath turns into an offer to be a part of the MacLaren Foundation Board and an opportunity for a life outside her home sanctuary which has also become her prison. The platonic friendship that builds between Annie and Heath points to a future where each may rely on the other without the bonds a romance would entail.However, without consciously seeking it, each yearns for more . . .. . . The MacLaren Development Company is booming with Heath at the helm. His meetings at a partner company with the young, beautiful marketing director, who makes no secret of her desire for him, are a temptation. But is she the type of woman he truly wants?. . . Annie’s acceptance of the deep, yet passionless, friendship with Heath sustains her, lulling her to believe it is all she needs. At least until Heath drops a bombshell, forcing Annie to realize that what she took for friendship is actually a deep, lasting love. One she doesn’t want to lose. Each must decide to settle—or fight for it all.
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Solitude Gorge

Solitude Gorge

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Solitude Gorge, Book Ten, Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesTravis Dixon carved out a life in the rugged Montana territory, far away from the memories of a past defined by the Civil War and personal tragedy. Training wild horses fills his days, while bunkhouse chatter completes his nights. An unlikely friendship with a beautiful widow provides the only female companionship he’s had since the heartbreaking death of his wife and daughter.Isabella Boucher, a wealthy East Coast widow, is content working as a nanny to a prominent ranching family. She’s developed friendships she can depend upon and a special bond with a man fighting his broken past. A man she loves, but who is unable to return her affection.Stunned when Travis decides to put distance between them, she makes the difficult decision to accept invitations from other eligible men. In time, she hopes to...
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Fletcher's Pride

Fletcher's Pride

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

He'd do anything for a second chance.Could her secrets and haunted past allow him back in?Fletcher's Pride, Book Eight, MacLarens of Boundary Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesFletcher MacLaren lives a charmed life. He works hard and plays even harder. Handsome with an easy smile, he hasn't considered settling down. Not until his gaze lands on the loveliest woman he's ever seen. Creamy skin, golden blonde hair, and blue eyes so deep and clear, they sparkle. The first time he saw her, slowly descending the stairs of the saloon, she captured every man's attention.Madeleine Colbert shouldn't want the tall, ridiculously attractive rancher whose heated gaze burns right through her. A haunted past and inability to stay in one place for long doesn't bode well for any kind of relationship. And her job in the saloon isn't what a respectable cowboy would consider suitable for anything other than a few...
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Blaine's Wager

Blaine's Wager

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

Bringing her to the ranch was a very bad idea.Now all he wants is to convince her to stay.Blaine's Wager, Book Seven, MacLarens of Boundary Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesBlaine MacLaren yearns to be a man his family considers a strong leader. After a lifetime living in his older brother's shadow, his uncles finally give him the chance he craves—running their new properties near Settlers Valley. Embracing the challenge, he rides away from Circle M with only one regret—leaving the woman he desires more than he cares to admit.Lia Jacobs has been running for four years, staying a few towns ahead of the family who plans to drag her home. Landing in Conviction, she believes herself safe, until a wildly handsome man turns her dreams upside down.Beginning to trust him and forging a friendship, she starts to think a future, maybe even love, is possible. Then he rides away,...
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Rogue Rapids

Rogue Rapids

Shirleen Davies

Romance / Suspense / Historical Fiction

A painful betrayal and a past he chooses to forget.The dream of love and a future she desperately desires.Rogue Rapids, Book Eleven, Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesAdam "Mack" Mackey vowed to never return to the family who betrayed him. Needing to forget and start over, the ex-Union officer accepted a deputy job in the Montana Territory. The new start offered satisfaction, purpose, and much needed peace. His nights with the women in Splendor saloons provided companionship. He required nothing else—including love, a notion he firmly rejected. At least that was what he thought until his gaze landed on a newly arrived mail order bride.Sylvia Lucero escaped an arranged marriage certain to add to her family's riches while committing her to a lifetime devoid of love. Stepping from the stage onto the muddy street of Splendor, Montana, her gaze swept the area,...
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