Historical Westerns for Your Favorite Romance Themes
This month we are featuring series romances from a long-landing genre: historical Western romances! Are you a fan of the Old West? Or maybe you’ve never tried one before? Whether you are a regular reader of the genre or ready to try your first one, here are some suggestions of books to check out based on your favorite romance themes!
If you like stories of Marriage of Convenience, read Want-Ad Wedding by Cheryl St. John
When Daniel Gardner convinced the residents of his Kansas boomtown to advertise for mail-order brides, he never expected the woman he once loved to respond. But Leah Swann steps off the bride train…pregnant and widowed and in need of a husband. Drawn to protect his fragile childhood friend, Daniel proposes a marriage of convenience.
Seeing her onetime best friend waiting to meet the bride train is a wonderful shock for Leah. After her first rocky marriage, a practical partnership with Daniel sounds perfect—as long as her heart doesn’t get involved. But when she starts to fall for her husband, will her plans of a fresh start be ruined…or is a real marriage to Daniel exactly what she needs?
If you like the variety of Anthologies, don’t miss Western Spring Weddings by Lynna Banning, Kathryn Albright and Lauri Robinson:
THE CITY GIRL AND THE RANCHER by Lynna Banning
Penniless, Clarissa Seaforth leaps at gruff rancher Graydon Harris’s offer to become his cook. She’s never cared for a man before, but surely it can’t be hard to learn…
HIS SPRINGTIME BRIDE by Kathryn Albright
Spring is in the air… Can rancher Gabe Coulter and Riley Rawlins, the boss’s daughter, find forgiveness and renew the lovers’ vows they made so long ago?
WHEN A COWBOY SAYS I DO by Lauri Robinson
Dal Roberts must make his sister’s wedding a success, which means accompanying seamstress Ellie to Wichita. Could there be a double wedding on the horizon…?
If you like romances with Babies, try The Cowboy’s Baby Bond by Linda Ford:
Determined single mother Willow Reames has one goal: to reunite with her sisters and begin a new life with them and her infant son. But when she’s unexpectedly stranded in the Montana wilderness—with her siblings nowhere in sight—she needs to rely on the kindness of Johnny Harding.
It’s more than honor that compels the half Native American cowboy to help the beautiful widow and her adorable baby. The little family evokes his masculine instincts to protect them. Soon woman-wary Johnny is cradling baby Adam in his arms and offering to assist Willow in finding her missing sisters. As their hearts slowly thaw, can Johnny convince Willow to trust him with the secret she’s keeping so, just maybe, they can have a future together
If you like Bad Boy Heroes, read Wed to the Texas Outlaw by Carol Arens:
The only way Boone Walker can escape jail is by capturing the fearsome King brothers. But to do this he needs Melinda Winston’s help and that means making her his wife!
After only being valued for her beauty, Melinda is delighted to find a man who sees her for who she truly is. Even as their mission leads them into ever greater danger, Boone proves to be courageous and honorable beyond measure, and Melinda determines to show her outlaw husband that he is worthy of redemption…
If you like Rivals to Lovers romances, check out Printer in Petticoats by Lynna Banning:
Self-proclaimed spinster Jessamine Lassiter is striving to keep Smoke River’s newspaper afloat when Cole Sanders rides into town to start up a rival paper. Emotions run high as Cole’s constant, infuriating presence causes sparks to fly both in and out of the office!
But does he truly desire Jess, or is he just waiting to put her out of business? Whatever it is he wants, she’s prepared to fight him all the way…