Gabby and Justin were born two minutes apart, two rooms apart, and both on Christmas Day. Despite their many differences, from that moment on, their families became inseparable, celebrating the big day as one family, sharing everything from Christmas dinner to birthday cake. Then he asks her marry him. What transpires over the next five Christmases will forever change their lives.
The animals aren't the only thing wild in Alaska...
Missy Monroe and Pepper Lawson have a problem. She traded his engagement ring for a badge. She might patrol the town, but Pepper's wealth and charm rules it. So when wildlife begins to disrupt the quirky residents of Timber Valley, Missy thinks there's more to it than hungry bears in search of baked goods. Their trail of bakery crumbs lead her straight to Pepper's Christmas Tree Farm and right into his arms. She always wanted to cuff the man--but not arrest him.
To get close, to find the answers, Missy might have to get High on the Mountain.
**Second place finisher in the 2015 P&E reader's poll for BEST ROMANCE SHORT STORY**
Her name is Temptation—and Temptation is her curse. She hasn’t seen a living soul for five years. Her only companions are her children that are laid to rest in graves right outside her cabin—except for today, today there is a cowboy that fell face down in the dust next to the graves… He is begging for her help.
She’s terrified, but she's armed to survive.
Beautiful Tawdry Summers is determined to fulfill her mother's dying wish and realize her dreams—even if it means she has to dance at the rowdy Bare Backed Belle’s, cheat at high-stakes poker, or run from bullets with a man she's given her innocence to. She'd do it all, and over again, to find love and keep her promise.
Jace Forrester gets a thrill living a double life—preacher's son by day, card hustler by night. Always after the big win, he can’t resist Tawdry’s ultimate challenge. He may lose more than he bargains for.
When an attack over-turns a wagon killing the Martins, their six year old daughter Avery learns to survive in the Smokey Mountains by watching the bears. Avery learns to adapt and to trust until the Shaman's Song changes her life's path and sends her away from the boy who saved her and captivated her child heart.