Author: Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, as well as a RITA finalist. She has written several beloved and popular romance titles, ranging from historical to contemporary to cowboy-themed. She and her husband live in Davis, Oklahoma. They have three grown children, and enough grandchildren to keep them young.

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The Sometimes Sisters

The Sometimes Sisters
  • Number: B0746L1VPK
  • Release: 2018-02-27
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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A bittersweet inheritance reunites three estranged sisters in a novel of family, trust, and forgiveness from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown.

When they were growing up, Dana, Harper, and Tawny thought of themselves as “sometimes sisters.” They connected only during the summer month they’d all spend at their grandmother’s rustic lakeside resort in north Texas. But secrets started building, and ten years have passed since they’ve all been together—in fact, they’ve rarely spoken, and it broke their grandmother’s heart.

Now she’s gone, leaving Annie’s Place to her granddaughters—twelve cabins, a small house, a café, a convenience store, and a lot of family memories. It’s where Dana, Harper, and Tawny once shared so many good times. They’ve returned, sharing only hidden regrets, a guarded mistrust, and haunting guilt. But now, in this healing summer place, the secrets that once drove them apart could bring them back together—especially when they discover that their grandmother may have been hiding something, too…

To overcome the past and find future happiness, these “sometimes sisters” have one more chance to realize they are always family.


The Strawberry Hearts Diner

The Strawberry Hearts Diner
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B01MQO8WSU
  • Release: 2017-07-18
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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Being broke, unemployed, and stranded back in the tiny town of Pick, Texas, was not part of Jancy Wilson’s plan. Yet here she is, watching her car literally go up in smoke—along with her last-ditch hope of staying with her cousin in Louisiana. When Jancy spies a Help Wanted sign hanging in the window of the quaint Strawberry Hearts Diner, the memories of the two years she spent there as a teenager—and the lure of the diner’s beloved strawberry tarts—are enough to draw her in and plant her feet…but only temporarily.

Raised by parents who refused to settle anywhere for long, Jancy has never known what it is to have roots. Now that Jancy’s swept up by the warmth and character of this quirky little community—and by the pull of an old crush—it’s beginning to feel like home. She’s making friends and even discovering the sweetness of falling in love. But when the town is threatened, Jancy knows it will take more than its legendary tarts to save it. Can she fight for this little Texas town—knowing she might not stay forever?


Toughest Cowboy in Texas - Happy, Texas, #1

Toughest Cowboy in Texas
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781455597444
  • Release: 2017-05-30
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Forever
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The Spark of an Old Flame

Last time Lila Harris was in Happy, Texas, she was actively earning her reputation as the resident wild child. Now, a little older and wiser, she's back to run her mother's café for the summer. Except something about this town has her itching to get a little reckless and rowdy, especially when she sees her old partner-in-crime, Brody Dawson. Their chemistry is just as hot as ever. But he's still the town's golden boy-and she's still the wrong kind of girl.

Brody hasn't had much time lately for anything other than ranching. Running the biggest spread in the county and taking care of his family more than keeps him busy. All that responsibility has him longing for the carefree days of high school-and Lila. She may have grown up, but he still sees that spark of mischief in her eyes. Now he's dreaming about late-night skinny dipping and wondering how he can possibly resist the one woman he can never forget...


The Lilac Bouquet

The Lilac Bouquet
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781503943551
  • Release: 2017-03-28
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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Come hell or high water, Emmy Jo Massey will have a wedding. After three generations of Massey women with children out of wedlock, she wants the whole town of Hickory, Texas, to witness the legitimacy of her union with Logan Grady. But dream weddings aren’t cheap. So she accepts a highly lucrative stint as a home health assistant to retired realtor, and town recluse, Seth Thomas—a decision her great-grandmother Tandy is dead-set against.

Seth isn’t happy about it, either. The eighty-two-year-old doesn’t want a “babysitter”—much less a Massey—something he makes clear when Emmy arrives at his house, an empty mansion built for the woman who broke his heart. But as Emmy stays and the two eventually open up to each other, she learns the reason behind a feud between Seth, Tandy, and Logan’s grandfather Jesse Grady that goes back six decades. She also uncovers a secret that forever changes how she sees her past and her future…


Talk Cowboy to Me - Lucky Cowboys, #4

Talk Cowboy to Me
  • Number: 9781492637929
  • Release: 2017-03-07
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Carolyn Brown brings her signature southern quirkiness to this original tale of Texas love.

One cowboy. One cowgirl. One ranch.

Who will win the Double Deuce by the Fourth of July?

Adele O'Donnell knew that Double Deuce Ranch had to be hers the second she walked onto the property. Freshly divorced, she sees it as the perfect spot for her and the kids to start a new life. Remington Luckadeau was always a carefree playboy...until his suddenly orphaned nephews became his responsibility. The Double Deuce Ranch would be the perfect place to raise two boys. But some fiery woman is fighting him for it, and Remington is not sharing-no matter how the sparks fly when he and Adele are together.

"Another wonderfully lighthearted romance." -Night Owl Reviews Top Pick for One Texas Cowboy Too Many


Wicked Cowboy Charm - Lucky Penny Ranch, #4

Wicked Cowboy Charm
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781455534968
  • Release: 2017-01-31
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Forever
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ONE BLIZZARD, ONE BUNKHOUSE,AND A WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE . . .

Josie Dawson is new in town, but it doesn't take a local to know that Deke Sullivan is trouble--in a smokin' hot package. He's sweet, sexy, and has charmed just about every woman in Dry Creek, Texas. Well, Josie won't be next. She'll keep her distance, even if he is great with babies and makes a mean cup of homemade hot chocolate.

Deke Sullivan really is a one-woman type of guy. He just had to do a lot of looking to find that one woman. Now he thinks he's found her and he won't let a strong, sassy gal like Josie slip away. Just when he's wondering how to convince her he only has eyes for her, they get stranded in a tiny cabin during a major blizzard. If Deke can melt her heart before they dig out of the snow, he'll be the luckiest cowboy in Texas . . .


The Barefoot Summer

The Barefoot Summer
  • Number: 9781503941281
  • Release: 2017-01-03
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown returns with a heartbreakingly hilarious novel about three women who had nothing in common, except their husband.

Leaving one widow behind is unfortunate. Leaving three widows behind is just plain despicable. Oil heiress Kate Steele knew her not-so-dearly departed husband was a con man, but she’s shocked that Conrad racked up two more wives without divorcing her first. The only remnant of their miserable marriage she plans to keep is their lakeside cabin in Bootleg, Texas. Unfortunately, she’s not the only woman with that idea.

Fiery, strong-willed Jamie wishes Conrad were still alive—so she could kill the scoundrel herself. But for their daughter’s sake, she needs that property. As does Amanda—twenty-eight, pregnant, and still weeping over the loss of her true love. On a broiling July day, all three arrive in Bootleg…with a dogged detective right behind who’s convinced that at least one of them conspired to commit murder. One momentous summer filled with revelations, quirky neighbors, and barefoot evenings on the porch offers three women the chance to make the journey from enemies to friends, and claim a bright, new beginning.


A Heap of Texas Trouble

A Heap of Texas Trouble
  • Number: 9781492638773
  • Release: 2016-12-06
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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One woman’s quest for chili perfection

Carlene Lovell is going to hit her no-good, deadbeat, cheatin’ ass, soon-to-be ex-husband where it hurts: at the annual chili cook-off, which he’s won for 10 years in a row. To win, though, she’ll need more than a little help...

Is another man’s second chance at love

Police Chief Jack Landry has been smitten with Carlene forever. Now that she needs some help keeping the peace (and getting revenge), it’s his chance to prove that not all men are dogs….


Merry Cowboy Christmas - Lucky Penny Ranch, #3

Merry Cowboy Christmas
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781455534944
  • Release: 2016-09-27
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Forever
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THIS CHRISTMAS, SANTA'S WEARING A STETSON 'Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house is the presence of one wickedly hot cowboy who's come to stay for the holiday. Fiona Logan is downright shocked to return to her childhood home and find that the tall blond stranger who came to her rescue on an icy road will be sleeping just across the hall from her bedroom. Talk about temptation . . . Jud Dawson never believed the Lucky Penny Ranch would live up to its name until now. Fiona is gorgeous, smart, funny, and everything he thought he'd never find. Now all he has to do is convince her to stick around town instead of hightailing it back to Houston. But with wild weather, nosy neighbors, and a new baby in the family, getting her to admit that she's falling in love might just take a Christmas miracle.


The Lullaby Sky

The Lullaby Sky
  • Number: 9781503937802
  • Release: 2016-09-13
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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After seven years of misery and abuse, it’s all over—Hannah O’Malley is officially divorced. Hallelujah. It’s like every Christmas in her life all rolled up into one glorious day. Not only does Hannah get to keep her grandmother’s spacious old house, but she has full custody of her sparky five-year-old daughter. All Hannah has to do now is put the past behind her.

And now that she’s free, she wants to make a difference. With the help of her warm, close-knit circle of friends—including her high school crush, Travis Wilson—Hannah begins turning her home into a safe house for other women who’ve endured the pain she’s known. But even as life and laughter return to Hannah’s home, she’s haunted by the memory of her dangerously unstable ex. With a second chance at love on the horizon, Hannah must face down her past in order to let the sunshine back into her life.


A Cowboy Christmas Miracle - Burnt Boot, Texas, #4

A Cowboy Christmas Miracle
  • Number: 9781402296147
  • Release: 2016-09-06
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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It will take a miracle bigger than the state of Texas for these two feuding families to survive the holidays!

Opposites might attract...

The Brennans and the Gallaghers put aside their one-hundred-year feud every Tuesday for their weekly poker game. This week, the stakes are sky-high. Goaded to recklessness, Declan Brennan bets one thousand dollars that he can woo the next woman to walk into the saloon. A minute later, fiery-haired Betsy Gallagher pushes through the doors. If Declan can tame this wild Gallagher, he'll have earned every penny.

If they don't kill each other first...

Betsy can outshoot anybody in Burnt Boot and loves ranching more than anything-until she falls for Declan. He's fallen for her too. But when she discovers what sparked their courtship, Declan will need a Christmas miracle to save his hide-and his heart.

Praise for The Trouble with Texas Cowboys:

"Humorous, heartwarming, and full of sass and spunk." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars

"A delightful romance amid hilarious feuding families...What a treat to be back in Burnt Boot!" -Fresh Fiction

"Captivating...filled with love and laughter!" -The Romance Reviews


Hot Cowboy Nights - Lucky Penny Ranch, #2

Hot Cowboy Nights
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781455534906
  • Release: 2016-05-31
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Forever
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LET'S GIVE 'EM SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT . . .

If gossip is the lifeblood of a small town, then Lizzy Logan has been its beating heart. After being dumped by her fiancé for another woman, she could have decided to crawl under a rock. But no, she'd rather really set tongues wagging by "moving on" with one of the hottest cowboys in Texas, who happens to live next door at the Lucky Penny Ranch. Those busybodies don't have to know it's actually all pretend. And just because Lizzy has no aim to tame her wild, blue-eyed neighbor doesn't mean she can't enjoy the ride of her life. Toby Dawson never was and never will be the settling-down type. But what harm could there be in agreeing to be Lizzy's pretend boyfriend? They'll put on a show for a few weeks and be done. Yet the more he gets to know Lizzy-really know her-the harder it is for him to keep his hands off of her in private. Soon this rough-and-ready cowboy is hoping to heal Lizzy's bruised heart and turn their fake affair into a true romance . . .


What Happens in Texas

What Happens in Texas
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781492638742
  • Release: 2016-06-07
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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Carolyn Brown brings her unique voice to this tale of twin sisters finding love in a small Texas town

Cathy Andrew's biological clock has passed the ticking stage and is dangerously close to "blown plumb up". While her twin sister Marty thinks settling down with one man is just a waste of good cowboys, Cathy wants it all: the perfect husband, the baby, and a little house right there in Cadillac. But even as the town is laying bets on whose wedding will be next, Cathy doesn't see happily-ever-after happening anytime soon.

Fortunately, Cathy and Marty have best friends who aren't afraid to stir up a ruckus-and if it means Cathy's got to bust out and set the town on its ear they'll back her up-no matter how hot things get.

(Originally published as The Blue-Ribbon Jalapeno Society Jubilee.)


One Texas Cowboy Too Many - Burnt Boot, Texas, #3

One Texas Cowboy Too Many
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781402296116
  • Release: 2016-03-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Carolyn Brown's New York Times and USA Today bestselling cowboys prove that love is bigger in Burnt Boot, Texas

She's got too many cowboys on her hands

Leah Brennan has always been the good girl of the Brennan family, groomed to become the matriarch of the clan. When a dark-eyed, tattooed, ponytailed bad boy saunters into her life, Leah knows he's off-limits-but his mesmerizing gaze makes her forget everything she used to think was important. As town-wide tension rises, Leah wonders if love really can conquer all...

And the whole town's taking sides

When Rhett O'Donnell roars into Burnt Boot on a hot July evening, the first thing he sees is a beautiful blonde. She puts a little extra giddy-up in his heartbeat, but when Rhett's desire throws him into the middle of a love triangle and a hundred-year-old feud, he realizes that winning his cowgirl's heart will be a lot more complicated than he thought.

Praise for The Trouble with Texas Cowboys:

"Touching and heartwarming, and completely believable...[the] characters are hilarious, colorful, and eccentric as ever; what a treat to be back in Burnt Boot!" -Fresh Fiction

"Ruggedly handsome cowboys...a plucky heroine...humorous, heartwarming storytelling...infectious banter...a solid, well-crafted plot...and the chemistry sizzles. One entertaining read." -RT Book Reviews 4 stars


Wild Cowboy Ways - Lucky Penny Ranch, #1

Wild Cowboy Ways
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781455534876
  • Release: 2015-12-22
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Forever
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SOMETIMES ALL LOVE NEEDS IS A LITTLE LUCK

Allie Logan isn't the type to land a hot hunk of cowboy. Truth is, she's given up on dating since shedding her no-good ex. But the new owner of the most ramshackle ranch in Texas might just change her mind about that. He's six-foot-plus of tall, dark, and charming-the kind of guy who could make a girl throw caution to the wind . . . or the kind of guy who could break her heart.

Blake Dawson hopes he can make Lucky Penny Ranch finally live up to its name, but the property needs a ton of work. Allie and her carpentry skills are his best shot at getting things in order. Besides the fact that her brown eyes and dangerous curves have him roped and tied. Now Blake only needs to convince her that a wild cowboy can be tamed by love-and she's just the one to do it . . .


The Yellow Rose Beauty Shop

The Yellow Rose Beauty Shop
  • Number: B00S6Z3S8C
  • Release: 2015-07-14
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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Stella’s mama never should’ve put Stella on the church prayer list. With Stella’s twenty-seventh birthday coming up fast, Nancy desperately wants to see her daughter married and giving her grandbabies. Petitioning heaven seems like a surefire way to get it done. But in Cadillac, Texas, where the gossip’s hotter than the city’s famous jalapeño peppers, it isn’t long before all hell breaks loose.

Heather, the bossy leader of the church’s Prayer Angels, thinks a summer ball will get Stella and the town’s other single gals paired off. But nobody can tell redheaded spitfire Stella what to do—not her mama, not Heather, and not even the sexy beau Stella’s been seeing in secret. Together, Stella, her best friends Charlotte and Piper, and the loyal customers of the Yellow Rose Beauty Shop hatch a good old-fashioned scheme to sabotage the ball. But will it wreck Stella’s relationship with her mama forever? And what will the church folk think when Stella reveals the identity of her mystery man?


The Trouble with Texas Cowboys - Burnt Boot, Texas, #2

The Trouble with Texas Cowboys
  • Number: 9781402296086
  • Release: 2015-01-06
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Can a girl ever have too many cowboys?

No sooner does pint-sized spitfire Jill Cleary set foot on Fiddle Creek Ranch than she finds herself in the middle of a hundred-year-old feud. Quaid Brennan and Tyrell Gallagher are both tall, handsome, and rich...and both are courting Jill to within an inch of her life. She's doing her best to give these feuding ranchers equal time-too bad it's dark-eyed Sawyer O'Donnell who makes her blood boil and her hormones hum...


Cowboy Boots for Christmas: Cowboy not included - Burnt Boot, Texas, #1

Cowboy Boots for Christmas: Cowboy not included
  • Number: 9781402296055
  • Release: 2014-10-07
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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'Tis the season for...

Feasting

Frolicking

And...Feuding?

All he wants for Christmas is peace and quiet...

After two tours in Afghanistan, retired Army sniper Finn O'Donnell believes his new ranch outside the sleepy little town of Burnt Boot, Texas, is the perfect place for an undisturbed holiday season. But before he can settle in, an old friend shows up looking for protection and a place where nobody knows her name.

But that's going to take a miracle...

Callie Brewster must relocate to protect her young nephew, Martin, and the only person she trusts is her old Army friend, Finn. Burnt Boot seems like the perfect place to be anonymous, but it turns out a small town with big drama is no place to hide...


Long, Hot Texas Summer

Long, Hot Texas Summer
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781477823897
  • Release: 2014-08-26
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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A sassy redhead with an axe to grind…

After catching her husband kissing another woman in the barn, Loretta Sullivan Bailey left Lonesome Canyon Ranch and swore she’d never come back. But when her daughter threatens to drop out of college to become a rancher’s wife, Loretta refuses to let her baby make the same mistake she did. She returns to the ranch, determined to get her daughter back in school by the summer’s end…and resolute on ignoring her feelings for her ex-husband.

A bullheaded but oh so sexy cowboy…

A cowboy from his hat to his boots, ruggedly handsome rancher Jackson Bailey is none too pleased that his feisty—and gorgeous—ex-wife has suddenly shown up seventeen years after their divorce. But despite all their fighting and fussing, the two stubborn former lovers soon discover that old flames burn the hottest. Can they finally put aside their differences and find happiness together…forever?


How to Marry a Cowboy - Cowboys & Brides, #4

How to Marry a Cowboy
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402280559
  • Release: 2014-07-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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She's running from her past

Mason Harper's daughters want a new mama in the worst way, and when a beautiful woman in a tattered wedding gown appears on their doorstep, the two little girls adopt her-no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Mason isn't sure about taking in a complete stranger, but Lord knows he needs a nanny, and Annie Rose Boudreau stirs his heart in long-forgotten ways...

And he's the perfect escape

Annie Rose is desperate, and when a tall, sexy cowboy offers her a place to stay, she can't refuse. After all, it's just for a little while. As she settles in deeper, her heart tells her both Mason and her role as makeshift mama suit her just fine. But will Mason feel the same way once her nightmare past catches up with her?


The Red - Hot Chili Cook-Off

The Red
  • Number: 9781402287039
  • Release: 2014-04-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author brings her unique voice to Southern women's fiction

In small-town Cadillac, Texas, Carlene Lovelle and her cousins' fancy panty business, Bless My Bloomers, is booming. But irony strikes when Carlene discovers another woman's silk bikini underwear in her husband's briefcase. Lenny Joe hasn't just crossed the line, he's left it in his dust, so Carlene's taking her revenge to the kitchen.

For ten years, Lenny Joe's team has dominated Cadillac's Red-Hot Chili Cook-Off. But with Carlene's Bless My Bloomers team now in the ring, it's anyone's game—and when there's pride and food involved, things are bound to get messy.


The Cowboy's Mail Order Bride - Cowboys & Brides, #3

The Cowboy's Mail Order Bride
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402280528
  • Release: 2014-02-04
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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With a bundle of letters in a boot box, Emily Cooper doesn't know what to expect when she arrives on Clarice Barton's Ravenna, Texas, ranch. Clarice is stunned to meet the greatgranddaughter of a man she hadn't heard from in decades and insists that Emily stay on the ranch to tell her all about him.

Greg Adams isn't thrilled with the idea of a strange, if beautiful, woman in his grandmother's company. But when this stubborn cowboy sets out to uncover her lies, he finds the truth staring him in the face: it's not an explanation he wants, it's just her.


The Cowboy's Christmas Baby - Cowboys & Brides, #2

The Cowboy's Christmas Baby
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781402280498
  • Release: 2013-09-24
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Lucas Allen and Natalie Clark have been cyber-dating. Then she appears on his ranch doorstep in a winter storm with a pink pistol in one hand, a dead coyote at her feet, three whimpering puppies behind her and a baby in her arms.

He could handle it all. Except the baby.

Natalie has baggage, but then so does Lucas. Will they be willing to help each other unpack by Christmas?


Cowboy Seeks Bride - Spikes & Spurs

Cowboy Seeks Bride
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781402270215
  • Release: 2013-08-06
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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He's Tough as Nails and Ready to Ride...

Rancher Dewar O'Donnell is just an old-fashioned cowboy at heart, and he can't wait to reenact the historic Chisholm Trail ride with his buddies. The trial-run cattle drive for a reality TV show sounds like a great time—until H.B. McKay pulls up in her slick red sports car...

She's Way Out of Her Element...

Haley McKay is a feisty, high-powered businesswoman with the power suit and stiletto heels to prove it. She's keen to research her company's hot new idea for a reality TV show—but mount up with a bunch of modern-day cowboys? Are they kidding?

It's too late to back out now, so Haley sets out to prove that it will take more than snakes, storms, and stampedes to make her back down.

Besides, sleeping under the stars with Dewar O'Donnell could prove mighty interesting...


Billion Dollar Cowboy - Cowboys & Brides, #1

Billion Dollar Cowboy
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781402280467
  • Release: 2013-06-04
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Colton Nelson was 28 when he won the Texas Lottery and went from ranch hand to ranch owner overnight. When people started lining up wanting some of his millions, he hired a friend, Andy Joe, to handle his affairs and find him a bride and buy her, no matter what the cost.

Laura Baker and her sister, Emily, had been raised in foster homes. Though she was the younger of the two, Laura was always bailing Emily out of trouble. So when Andy Joe slid into her booth at a diner one night and made a proposition to Laura, it seemed the perfect solution...until Laura met Colton and realized she didn't give a damn about his money and that her love was not for sale.


Just a Cowboy and His Baby - Spikes & Spurs, #6

Just a Cowboy and His Baby
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402270185
  • Release: 2012-12-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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One determined, hell-on-wheels cowgirl. One equally determined, sexier-than-hell cowboy. One innocent baby, who suddenly takes center stage and everybody's priorities are suddenly up for grabs.

With a young baby dropped in his lap, bronc rider Trace Coleman's world is turned upside down. Suddenly, Gemma O'Donnell, his stiffest competition on the rodeo scene, is now the one person who can help him. She's already resisting his sexy smile and even sexier swagger, but she can't resist a baby. When it comes down to it, only one can win, but is winning more important than love and family?


Mistletoe Cowboy - Spikes & Spurs, #5

Mistletoe Cowboy
  • Number: 9781402270154
  • Release: 2012-10-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western, Romantic Elements, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Commitment! It made Sage run the other way. It made Creed shudder. But Sage's granny, the Widow Presley, was determined to get her granddaughter a cowboy for Christmas. And who better than Creed, the man interested in purchasing the widow's Rockin' C Ranch?

The fact that a three-day blizzard was blowing in just made things all the better. A person can't run from commitment when they're snowed in, now can they?


The Ladies' Room

The Ladies' Room
  • Number: B00941PRJK
  • Release: 2012-09-04
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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A Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Secrets told in the church ladies' room are supposed to stay in the ladies' room. But that doesn't mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude's funeral won't change the rest of her life.

Trudy has a daughter in the middle of a major rebellion, a two-timing husband who has been cheating for their entire married life, and a mother with Alzheimer's residing in the local nursing home. She doesn't really need a crumbling old house about to fall into nothing but a pile of memories and broken knickknacks.

Billy Lee Tucker, resident oddball in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, lived next door to Gert, and in her will she leaves him the funds to help Trudy remodel the old house. That's fine with Billy Lee, because he's been in love with Trudy since before they started school. And just spending time with her is something he'd never ever allowed himself to dream about.

A beautiful home rises up from the old house on Broadway, and right along with it rises up a relationship. But is Trudy too scarred from what she heard in the ladies' room to see a lovely future with Billy Lee?


One Hot Cowboy Wedding - Spikes & Spurs

One Hot Cowboy Wedding
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402253645
  • Release: 2012-04-03
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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A marriage made in Vegas...

Hunky cowboy Ace Riley wasn't planning on settling down, but his family had other plans for him...The only way to save his hide, and his playboy lifestyle, is to discreetly marry his best friend, Jasmine King.

Can't possibily last...

Fiesty city–girl Jasmine as just helping out her friend—that is, until their first kiss stirs up a whole mess of trouble, and suddenly discretion is thrown to the wind.

One hot cowboy, one riled up woman...

And they'll be married for a year, like it or not!


Darn Good Cowboy Christmas

Darn Good Cowboy Christmas
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402261572
  • Release: 2011-10-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western, Romantic Elements, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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The author of the #1 bestselling Christmas romance in 2010 (Honky Tonk Christmas) creates a new installment in her sexy contemporary cowboy romance series that showcases her amazing Southern voice.

Born and raised in a traveling carnival, all Liz Hanson ever wanted for Christmas was a home that didn't have wheels. After she was old enough to date she added one more item: a sexy cowboy.

She's about given up on Santa ever bringing either one when her father dies and leaves her an ugly house and twenty acres in Texas. Then rancher Raylen O'Donnell walks onto her property...


Love Drunk Cowboy

Love Drunk Cowboy
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402253584
  • Release: 2011-05-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Carolyn Brown's first five cowboy/country music single title mass market romances have sold over 65,000 copies All Austin Lanier wants is to sell her inherited watermelon farm, slip on her stilettos and run back to corporate America. Until the drop dead sexy cowboy next door, Rye O'Donnell, decides he'll only take the farm if he can get the fiery woman who owns it as part of the deal...


Hell, Yeah

Hell, Yeah
  • Number: 9781402239274
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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She's finally found a place that feels like home...

When Cathy O'Dell buys the Honky Tonk, the nights of cowboys and country tunes come together to create the home she's always wanted. Then in walks a ruggedly handsome oil man who tempts her to trade in the happiness she's found at the Honky Tonk for a life on the road with him...

He lives the good life...

Gorgeous and rich, Travis Henry travels the country unearthing oil wells and then moving on. Then the beautiful blue-eyed new owner of the Honky Tonk beer joint becomes his best friend and so much more. When his job is done in Texas, how is he ever going to hit the road without her?


I Love This Bar

I Love This Bar
  • Number: 9781402239267
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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She doesn't need anything but her bar...
Daisy O'Dell has her hands full with hotheads and thirsty ranchers until the day one damn fine cowboy walks in and throws her whole life into turmoil...

He's looking for a cold drink and a moment's peace...
Instead he finds one red hot woman. She's just what he needs, if only he can convince her to come out from behind that bar, and come home with him...


Honky Tonk Christmas

Honky Tonk Christmas
  • Number: 9781402242014
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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One cowboy, one bar, one hell of a holiday!

Praise for Carolyn Brown's country music romances:
"You won't want to miss this boot scootin' contemporary full of sexy cowboys and sassy women."
-The Romance Studio (My Give a Damn's Busted)

She Means business...

Sharlene Waverly is determined to have the "new and improved" Honky Tonk up and running before the holiday. For that, she'll need Holt Jackson, the best darn carpenter in the state. But his warm, whisky-colored eyes make her insides melt, and before she knows it, she's sharing her darkest secrets and talking about the nightmares...

He's determined to keep things professional...

Holt Jackson needs the job at the Honky Tonk, but is completely unprepared to handle the beautiful new bar owner he's working for.

Sharlene and Holt try like crazy to deny the sparks flying between them, but their love may just be the best Christmas present either one of them ever got.


My Give a Damn's Busted

My Give a Damn's Busted
  • Number: 9781402239281
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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He's just doing his job...
If Hank Wells thinks he can dig up dirt on the new owner of the Honky Tonk beer joint for his employer, he's got no idea what kind of trouble he's courting...

She's not going down without a fight...
If any dime store cowboy think's he's going to get the best of Larissa Morley-or her Honky Tonk-then he's got another think coming...

As secrets emerge, and passion vies with ulterior motives, it's winner takes all at the Honky Tonk...


Getting Lucky - Lucky Cowboys, #3

Getting Lucky
  • Number: B0038KT3U2
  • Release: 2010-01-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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From New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a contemporary Western romance filled to the brim with sexy cowboys, gutsy heroines, and genuine down-home Texas twang.

After being the center of nasty gossip in her last hometown, all Julie Donovan wants in Saint Jo, Texas, is a quiet, uneventful life for her and her daughter, Annie. But when a sexy cowboy walks into her classroom with a daughter who looks like Annie's twin, suddenly the whole town is looking for explanations...

Devoted single dad Griffin Luckadeau will do anything to protect his own, and no sassy redhead is going to get in his way. When he thinks Julie is scheming to steal his ranch out from under him to benefit her own daughter, sparks really begin to fly... Julie and Griffin can't seem to cross paths without a scuffle. But when the dust settles, these two Texas hotheads may realize they've actually found something worth fighting for...


One Lucky Cowboy - Lucky Cowboys, #2

One Lucky Cowboy
  • Number: B003PJ79Z2
  • Release: 2009-11-01
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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From New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a contemporary Western romance filled to the brim with sexy cowboys, gutsy heroines, and genuine down-home Texas twang.

Jane Day is on the run from a former fiancé who's out to kill her. In Wichita Falls, Texas, she meets Nellie Luckadeau, a spitfire of an old lady who desperately needs someone to work on her ranch. But Nellie's drop-dead gorgeous grandson "Lucky Slade" is sure he can spot a con artist a mile away. He's determined not to let some upstart like Jane fleece his granny.

When his signature intimidation methods don't convince Jane to leave, he pours on the charm to make her spill what she's up to. She's happy to play along, but she's not going to let this hot, hostile cowboy run her off his land when all she needs is a lucky break...

Fans of Linda Lael Miller and Diana Palmer will thrill to this exciting story of a cowboy hero who learns to trust his heart.


Lucky In Love

Lucky In Love
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781402224355
  • Release: September 1, 2009
  • Author: Carolyn Brown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Beau Hasn’t Got a Lick of Sense When it Comes to Women

Everything Hunky rancher “Lucky” Beau Luckadeau touches turns to gold—except relationships. He’s gone and lost track of the woman of his dreams, and now he’s got himself tied up with a gold-digging schoolteacher even meaner than his big old Black Angus Bull…

Milli can mend a fence, Pull a calf, or shoot the eyeballs out of a rattlesnake at a hundred yards

When spitfire Mille Torees shows up to help out at the Lazy Z ranch, she’s horrified to find that her nearest neighbor is Beau Luckadeau—the very man she’d hopped never to lay eyes on again…

Now Beau’s about to make the biggest mistake of his whole life, and there’s not a single blessed thing Milli can do about it. And if Beau ever figures out what really happened out that steam Louisiana night when they first met, there’ll be the devil to pay!