A gritty and emotional historical western romance by RITA-award winning and Bestselling author Molly O’Keefe.
Melody Hurst’s days as a Southern belle are over. Now she’s widowed and alone in the foothills of the Rockies, struggling to make a life in a dangerous world. She’s determined to secure a future by marrying – but love is out of the question.
Cole Baywood has turned bounty hunter after serving in the horrors of the Civil War, but the ghosts of the men and women he’s killed still haunt him. He’s drawn to the beautiful widow trying to seduce him, only the darkness in his soul forces him to reject her. Is it possible that Melody’s touch can heal the demons of his past? And how can he convince a woman who has lost so much to risk her heart?
With her bridezilla friend on a DIY project rampage, bridesmaid Jane Denning will do anything to escape – even if it means babysitting the groom’s troublemaker brother before the wedding. It should be a piece of cake, except the “cake” is a sarcastic former soldier who is 100% wicked hotness and absolutely off-limits.
Cameron MacKinnon is ready to let loose after returning from his deployment. But first he’ll have to sweet talk the ultra-responsible Jane into taking a walk on the wild side. Turns out, riling her up is the best time he’s had in years. But what happens when the fun and games start to turn into something real?
The first three full-length novels of the Tales of the Shareem series.
Book 1: Rees:
Lady Talan d’Urvey has never heard of Shareem, until she reads the diary of a lady who spent two glorious weeks with one. Talan, about to take vows of celibacy, decides to try a Shareem for a brief time before she shuts herself from the world. She doesn’t know what she’s getting into when she chooses Rees, the Shareem who is all levels rolled into one. No one knows exactly what Rees is, or what he’ll do.
Book 2: Rio
Nella meets her first Shareem when he rescues her from an assassin and hides her away with friends. Rio, a level three and proud of it, becomes very protective of Nella, and teaches her how to trust him. All Nella wants is to get home, but that means leaving this very delectable man behind.
Book 3: Aiden and Ky
Brianne, of the ruling family, inadvertently causes level-one Aiden’s arrest when she smiles at him. She learns, to her horror, that he is to be terminated for the crime of looking at her, and works to set him free. Aiden is forgiving, but Ky is furious that Brianne nearly caused the death of his best friend. Taking his revenge stirs up hidden feelings in Ky that are dangerous and even deadly.
This author is also Jennifer Ashley, the historical author. Kindle $.99