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Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Bawdy Songs for a Sassy Siren

Schlock.  That’s what my high school English teacher called my best attempts at poetry when I was enrolled in his Creative Writing class. But the joke’s on Mr. Snooty, ‘cause nowadays, I’m a bestselling author, who writes bawdy rhymes…
Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Victorian Spy Gadgets for a Kick-Butt Pinkerton Heroine

When your job is to save the world, you can’t outwit evil masterminds without hiding a few spy gadgets in your Victorian underwear. In the immortal words of my kick-butt Lady Pinkerton, Sadie Michelson, “A garter is only good for one…
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 went 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…
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…
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: Fun Facts about Bestselling Novella

WARNING: Pistols and Petticoats contains wild western nights, runaway brides, sizzling studs, feisty firebrands, darling orphans, fancy trick-shooting, and a rollicking slice of sexy!  See how the West was REALLY wooed in this hot new Historical…