Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Devil in Texas: Villain Demands His Own Romance

WANTED: The “Devil in Texas,” also known as “The Rebel Rutter;” “Eros in Spurs,” and “Lucifire” (because he’s a devil with a gun) . . .   William Cassidy wasn’t supposed to be hero material. He was a gunslinger,…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Romantic Suspense, Lady Law and the Gunslinger, Pistols and Petticoats, Shady Lady, Barbara Ankrum

Devil in Texas: Help! I'm Stuck for an Ending!

I was in the throes of writing Devil in Texas when my muse when on vacation -- for nine months, mind you.  Seriously.  What writer doesn’t know the ending of her novel for nine FREAKING MONTHS?! “God hates me,” I whined to my favorite…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Bandera County, Hell's Half Acre, Nevada, Texas Outlaw, Texas Lover, Texas Wildcat

TEXAS WILDCAT: Dating Advice from a Spitfire

Note:  Still pining for a date this weekend?  No problem.  Sheep rancher Bailey McShane, the (aptly named) TEXAS WILDCAT from my Wild Texas Nights series of Western Romances, is here to share her secrets for catching a mate!   Howdy, gals! …

Devil in Texas: Sadie Gets Caught Red-Handed

Lampasas, Texas October 1883  Reaching for his six-shooter, Cass waved his 17-year-old sidekick to safety and poked his head around the corner. A bearded figure in a sack suit was climbing through the window. Apparently, a thief was breaking…
Pistols and Petticoats, anthology, novella, Historical Romance, Western Romance, Romantic Suspense, Dance to the Devil's Tune, Devil Plays with Fire, Devil in Texas, Sharon Ihle, Barbara Ankrum

Shady Lady: Star-Crossed Lovers (Sneak Peek)

Meet the Shady Lady: Fiery singing sensation, Sadie Michelson, thinks falling in love is bad for business—until William "Cass" Cassidy, a hotheaded gunslinger, sets his sights on wooing her. But when a Texas Ranger arrives in Dodge City…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Texas Outlaw, Texas Wildcat, Texas Rangers

Texas Lover: Honey Bee Hijinx (Sneak Peek)

(Note:  In this excerpt, 8-year-old Merrilee learns that Wes, who is working undercover, has been stung by a bee. Since Merrilee is highly allergic to bee stings, she imagines the worst will happen to Wes. She runs to fetch her guardian,…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Bandera County, Hell's Half Acre, Nevada, Texas Outlaw, Texas Lover, Texas Wildcat

Texas Wildcat: Bailey Battles the Cowboys

  Excerpt Chapter One   Bandera County, Texas June 1884   "Lookie there, boys. The lady ain't got no underwears!" Pausing just inside the swinging doors, Bailey McShane felt her face turn branding-iron hot. The…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Scoundrel for Hire, His Wicked Dream, Seduced By An Angel, Paranormal Romance, Kentucky, Colorado, Louisville, Aspen, Leadville, Denver

Scoundrel for Hire: Hilarious Seance

WARNING: Scoundrel for Hire is a laugh-out-loud romp full of dastardly cons and naughty shenanigans! But who’s hoodwinking who? Thank you, Readers, for making Scoundrel For Hire reign for five days at #1 on Kindle’s Western Historical…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Scoundrel for Hire, His Wicked Dream, Seduced By An Angel, Paranormal Romance, Kentucky, Colorado, Louisville, Aspen, Leadville, Denver

His Wicked Dream: How to Redeem a Hero (Sneak Peek)

I always grin (wickedly) when a reader writes to me and says: “Michael was such a jerk in the first book of your VELVET LIES series! I never thought I would like him as a hero. But after reading HIS WICKED DREAM, now Michael is my favorite…
Pistols and Petticoats, anthology, novella, Historical Romance, Western Romance, Romantic Suspense, Dance to the Devil's Tune, Devil Plays with Fire, Devil in Texas, Sharon Ihle, Barbara Ankrum

Reincarnation: Did I REALLY Live in the Old West?

I’ve had some REALLY freaky experiences writing my Lady Law & The Gunslinger series, so I’ve decided to come out of the closet and “dish.” First, I should probably confess that I am wholly open to the idea of Reincarnation. …