Books

The Rancher's Lady The Rancher’s Lady: A Lake Chelan Novella

On the second anniversary of her mommy’s death eight-year-old Alyssa ditches Brownies and her best friend to take some time to herself to think about her mommy. When her daddy, Hank, finally finds her, after a frantic search, she is convinced it’s time for her daddy to remarry. And she thinks her new third grade teacher would be perfect.

Hank Jefferson is a busy rancher with three kids. Widowed two years ago, he works hard to be both mother and father, making lunches, spending quality time with each child and running the house, while also running his cattle ranch. He doesn’t have time for a relationship and doesn’t really want one. Alyssa’s third grade teacher makes his blood heat, but he knows it would be unethical for him to date his daughter’s teacher.

Ellen Truehart has moved to this new town in a remote location on Lake Chelan and a new teaching assignment to make a fresh start, she loves both the town and her class. Her past has taught her to be cautious around men and not to trust the system. When Alyssa starts acting out in class she has no choice but to call in the smoking hot father of her student to try to find out what’s wrong with Alyssa.

  • Photography by Wander Aguiar Photography
  • Cover models: Tiffany Marie and Scott Nova
  • Editing by Deelylah Mullin

 

 

sawdust-and-satin-ebook Sawdust and Satin: A Lake Chelan Novel

Chedwick, Washington is on the verge of extinction. The economic downturn sent people fleeing from the remote town on Lake Chelan, businesses closed, the hotel is run down and the population is under 1000 people. But those who are still living in Chedwick have no intention of letting their town die, so they need to come up with some ideas to revitalize tourism. Stat!

One of those ideas comes from Chris Clarkson who dreams of building an amusement park. He is excited about the idea, but also fearful of taking on such a large project. He has one tiny other problem to work on, his marriage. He and his wife of nine years have grown apart as they have both followed their personal dreams. Married right out of high school their relationship was immature when they said ‘I do’ and if truth be told they were immature also. Almost ten years later it’s time to grow up their marriage and get back to working as a team.

Barbara Clarkson is working feverishly on her business to build a nest egg. Traumatized at a young age by her father leaving her mother for a younger woman, Barbara believes it’s just a matter of time before Chris walks. When her father walked out it left the family destitute and her heart broken, so she guards her heart and is determined to have enough money to see her through when Chris leaves. Their ten-year anniversary is a few months away and she’s heard many horror stories of marriages breaking at that milestone. So she has to be ready for Chris to leave and that means every second goes to her business.

  • Photography by Wander Aguiar Photography
  • Cover models: Amanda Renee and Drew Leighty
  • Cover design and formatting by Cassy Roop of Pink Ink Designs
  • Editing by Deelylah Mullin

 

Designs on Her: A Lake Chelan Novel

Kristen is happy designing her jewelry on her mountain, away from all the hustle of humanity. It’s just her and her faithful dog. Until a forest fire forces her to evacuate. Coming down the mountain casts her into the town problems and sucks her into all the chaos of opening an art gallery.

Police officer Nolan is tasked with the evacuation of the few residents on the mountain. Getting this crazy but beautiful jewelry designer out of harm’s way is not the easiest thing he’s ever done. He manages to get her to safety and then he gets caught in her gallery plans. His life may never be the same.

Nolan turned his back on his talent when his sister was murdered. Caught back up in the art world, he’s torn between creating and the curse his art seems to have on those he loves.

  • Photography by Wander Aguiar Photography
  • Cover models: Amanda Renee and Scott Nova
  • Cover design and formatting by Cassy Roop of Pink Ink Designs
  • Editing by Deelylah Mullin