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Romantic Suspense, Western Romance, Historical Romance, Victorian Romance, Historical Romance, American West, Old West, Kentucky, Texas

She's on the Run ~ from her Heart!

Author's Note:  DEVIL PLAYS WITH FIRE opens approximately 4 months after DANCE TO THE DEVIL'S TUNE, and continues the star-crossed love affair of Cass (the outlaw-turned-lawman) and Sadie (the Pinkerton Agent.) Spring, 1884 Wearing…
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 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…

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…
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. …
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…