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The Christmas Room

The Christmas Room
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B01NAU2NLU
  • Release: 2017-09-26
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley
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The beloved author of the Mystic Creek series gifts readers with a novel of homespun holiday cheer, as two families discover the joy of hope and redemption.... 

Widow Maddie McLendon has uprooted her life to move to Rustlers Gulch with her son and grandson. But as a brutal Montana winter looms on the horizon, contractors have yet to break ground on their new house, leaving them to live in a makeshift camp of trailers, tents, and sheds....

Since his wife died six years ago, millionaire rancher Sam Conacher has been content to wallow in his grief alone while keeping a tight rein on his twenty-six-year-old daughter. But now the girl has gone and fallen in love with his foolish new neighbor’s no-good son....

Maddie and Sam will never see eye to eye on anything, until a near-tragedy gives them a true glimpse into each other’s souls. And as the first snowflakes begin to fall, they’ll discover that an open heart is the biggest gift of all....


Mulberry Moon - A Mystic Creek Novel, #3

Mulberry Moon
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451488022
  • Release: 2017-01-03
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Jove
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The New York Times bestselling author of New Leaf returns to Mystic Creek, Oregon, where a wounded heart finds a place to call home. . . .

After a career on the rodeo circuit, Ben Sterling longs to settle down on his farm and start a family like his brothers. He’s searched all over for the woman of his dreams. Yet the only one to spark his interest is the new owner of the local café. Getting her attention, however, won’t be easy.

Sissy Sue Bentley has worked hard to make it on her own, and she doesn’t need another man in her life. From her alcoholic father to the men she’s dated, who were after only one thing, they are nothing but trouble. Except Ben keeps showing up whenever she really needs help. Sissy struggles to deny her growing feelings for him—but soon Ben’s tender concern has her hoping for a happier future. Then her past comes barreling back into her life, and it will take more than the love in Ben’s heart to hold them together.

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New Leaf - A Mystic Creek Novel, #2

New Leaf
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451418357
  • Release: 2016-01-05
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet
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The New York Times bestselling author of Silver Thaw returns to Mystic Creek for a new novel about a love that inspires the courage to start over…and the strength to reclaim a dream.

When Taffeta Brown was viciously betrayed by her wealthy husband, she lost everything—including custody of their daughter, Sarah. Now that Taffy has moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, to start over, she unexpectedly meets the one man who might help her get Sarah back.

Barney Sterling, a local lawman, finds himself drawn to the lovely, guarded Taffy, but he’s stunned by her proposition—that they marry immediately to improve her chances of regaining custody of her daughter. Barney takes marriage too seriously to commit himself to a woman he hardly knows. Yet soon his sympathies fall with the desperate Taffy, and pretending to be in love becomes the easiest part of the plan. But they have no idea what they’re up against, or what they’re willing to risk to make a miracle come true in Mystic Creek.


Silver Thaw - A Mystic Creek Novel, #1

Silver Thaw
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451418340
  • Release: 2015-01-06
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Coulter and Harrigan Family novels comes a brand-new contemporary romance series about first love, second chances, and hope reborn.?

After years of living in fear of her husband, Amanda Banning has left him and moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, for a fresh start. But she’s having a tough time providing for herself and her six-year-old daughter. Writing her secret yearnings on slips of paper and sending them into the wind helps her cling to the hope that things will get better?and that she can find happiness again.

Jeb Sterling has no idea that the handwritten messages he finds scattered across his land are the first hints that his life is about to change. Nor does he understand why he feels so compelled to help Amanda Banning and her daughter when a cold snap leaves them temporarily homeless. Maybe he’s inspired by Amanda’s courage or perhaps by her beautiful brown eyes. Either way, the man who once renounced love suddenly finds himself willing to do anything for the pair. Amanda seems to have given up on her dreams, but Jeb refuses to quit until he makes her every wish come true.


Walking On Air - A Valance Family Novel, #1

Walking On Air
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451418333
  • Release: 2014-02-04
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Western
  • Publisher: Signet
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Random, Colorado, is just another stop on the road for solitary gunslinger Gabriel Valance. Known for his drinking, gambling, and womanizing, he prefers to remain a stranger to anyone who crosses his path. But when an upstart gunslinger catches Gabe off guard and shoots him down, he regrets his empty, lonely life with his dying breath....

Golden-haired beauty Nancy Hoffman settled in Random after fleeing an abusive past. Caring for her younger sister and working in a hat shop help her to forge ahead, though she remains fearful and mistrustful of men?and marriage.... 

Their paths will cross when Gabe gets a second chance at life and a divine mission: to sweep Nancy off her feet, gain her trust, and convince her to believe in his love. And in doing so, the once-hardened cowboy may save himself....


Perfect Timing - A Harrigan Family Novel

Perfect Timing
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9780451239488
  • Release: 2013-02-26
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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In Catherine Anderson’s newest installment in the Harrigan family series, an unlikely couple is brought together under circumstances that defy all reason....

Tragedy has struck the Harrigans—Quincy’s beloved sister-in-law Loni is gravely ill and nearing death. Quincy, like his brothers, feels helpless to save her, and the clock is ticking. Then, with perfect timing, a winsome red-haired woman named Ceara O’Ceallaigh mysteriously appears on Quincy’s property and insists that Loni can be cured. Only Quincy, she says, as the sole remaining Harrigan bachelor, can make it happen—by marrying Ceara.

To Quincy, Ceara is a charming and quite likely deranged spinner of dreams who can’t prove she’s telling the truth. But how can he pass up any attempt to restore Loni to health? Against all better judgment, he decides to marry Ceara. Maybe he’s making the worst mistake of his life. Or maybe he’s opening himself up to possibilities that defy explanation...and will send him on a miraculous journey toward enough love to last forever.


Coming Up Roses

Coming Up Roses
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451236548
  • Release: 2012-05-01
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Wary of love after her failed first marriage, widow Kate Blakely nonetheless falls for her new neighbor, Zachariah McGovern.


Lucky Penny - A Coulter Family Novel

Lucky Penny
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451236036
  • Release: 2012-01-31
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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To support her orphaned niece, impoverished Brianna O'Keefe accepts work with a Colorado rancher. To guard herself from unwanted attention, she resorts to a harmless little lie: that she's married to a Denver gold miner named David Paxton. But when her "husband" shows up, Brianna is stunned-not the least by her desire...


Here to Stay - A Harrigan Family Novel

Here to Stay
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451232410
  • Release: 2011-01-25
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Mandy Pajeck had a tough childhood. Now 28, she feels responsible for the accident that took her younger brother's sight. But his complete reliance on her care is making them both miserable. When she meets handsome Zach Harrigan and his mini guide horse, she thinks she's found the ticket to her brother's happiness-and maybe her own.


Early Dawn

Early Dawn
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451228741
  • Release: 12/29/2009
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Western, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson lights up the Old West with a new tale of love, danger, and redemption...

After breaking off their engagement, Eden Paxton’s fiancé spread enough rumors that she was forced out of San Francisco. Her pride bruised, a heartbroken Eden heads for the wilds of Colorado. But murderous outlaws cut the trip short when they kidnap Eden to sell her across the Mexican border.

Since a gang murdered his wife, Matthew Coulter cannot see a woman mistreated without rescuing her—and taking vengeance. So when he spots Eden with the ruffians, Matthew has little choice but to save her.

As they run for their lives, Eden recognizes a kind heart beneath Matthew’s rugged exterior. But she wonders which will win out: his obsession with revenge—or their growing passion for each other...


Star Bright

Star Bright
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451225719
  • Release: 01/06/2009
  • Author: Catherine Anderson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Known for her "heartwarming, gently sensual" (Library Journal) novels, New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson brings us another emotionally compelling story about the hard-as-nails, fiercely loyal Harrigan family.

Faking her own death is the only way Rainie Hall can hope to escape her brutal, murderous husband. Now, with a new identity, she finds refuge in the rural community of Crystal Falls, Oregon, where she starts work on a horse ranch run by rugged, dangerously good-looking Parker Harrigan.

Parker's word is his honor, and he can't tolerate liars. When he realizes that Rainie hasn't been truthful with him, he's furious, then concerned. Clearly she's a woman in trouble, and if she'll trust him, he'll do right by her. But as their initial attraction blossoms into a deep and thrilling passion, Rainie fears that she can never escape retribution from the man who has sworn to kill her. Parker swears to protect Rainie no matter what, but even he can't help wondering whether all his strength and ingenuity can save the love of his life from a determined psychopath....