Not surprising, Morgan is an avid traveler, always willing to explore new places and indulge in local flavor. Speaking of flavor, she is best known for her spicy salsa that comes from her own homegrown produce. Besides cooking and gardening, Morgan is very invested in American Belly Dance and Tribal Fusion Dance. She is also interested in the hula and various folkloric dances of Eastern European origin.
For research purposes and just plain fun, she likes to visit historical sites such as Civil War battlefields or Gold Rush ghost towns to get a feel for the area she is writing about. Currently, she is contemplating a Civil War triology featuring the three Audley siblings starting with the youngest sister, Emily in Undercover Confederate.
Melody’s work as a hospice nurse both gives her life purpose and rips her heart out when her patients die. Her latest client left her his lakeside home. After years of living in foster homes, Melody seizes the opportunity for a real home.
Her happy residence comes to an abrupt halt when her benefactor’s missing nephew, Levi, shows up. A bomb shattered his leg and life, which left him in need of a safe place to figure out the rest of his life. The will leaves the house to both of them, but only if they cohabit for a year. Otherwise, the house goes to a third party.
Melody detests Levi for never writing or visiting his dying uncle. Levi considers Melody little more than a gold digger similar to his ex-wife. There’s no way he’ll let her have his inheritance.
Eileen Sewell sparks plenty of gossip by spiteful matrons and their horse-faced daughters that she’d find herself alone due to her picky ways. Of course, she didn’t believe them. Then again, she also didn’t expect to be a mail order bride either. It wasn’t easy snagging a husband who hadn’t heard about her willful nature. Eileen finally gave up hope of finding love, and decided to settle for whatever she’d find out west. If that wasn’t lowering enough, she’d just witnessed the first train robbery. Unfortunately, the outlaws saw her too. Enter Marshal Colt Sheppard, who excels at extracting information from reticent witnesses. His crooked smile and broad shoulders won’t charm her. She’d played this game before, only she never had a worthy adversary. Talk about bad timing.