Catherine Anderson Books in Order

The Catherine Anderson books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Catherine Anderson books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Comanche Books

Comanche Heart

Anderson, Catherine 1991

From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson comes the second novel in the Comanche series—a stirring story of courage, passion, and unforgettable love...  Years ago, Amy Masters escaped the fury of the Texas plains for a new life as a teacher in the golden hills of Oregon, where she found contentment—if not happiness.

Then, out of the shadows, comes Swift Antelope, the Comanche warrior to whom she once pledged her heart when she was no more than a girl.   Claiming that he’s given up his violent ways as a gunslinger, Swift has arrived to take the woman he feels is rightfully his, the woman who once swore to honor a sacred and unbreakable pact.

But Amy’s brutal past has made it impossible for her to trust any man—even if it’s the bold warrior who has haunted her dreams, the only man she ever loved, the Comanche heart she can’t live without.

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Comanche Moon

Anderson, Catherine 1991

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents the first novel in her Comache series—a powerful historical romance about a man and a woman caught between two worlds…   Orphaned seven years ago after witnessing the brutal murder of her parents at the hands of the Comanche people, golden-haired Loretta Simpson still lives in terror that the warriors will return—her fear so powerful, she is no longer able to speak a word.

  Called the U.S. Army’s most cunning adversary, Hunter of the Wolf believes that Loretta is the “honey-haired woman with no voice” of ancient prophecy—the one he must honor for all eternity.  But Loretta can only see Hunter as the enemy who has stolen her, refusing to succumb to his control, or his touch.

  Despite the hatred intensifying between their peoples, Loretta and Hunter gradually find their prejudices giving way to respect, then flaring into feelings too dangerous to express. In the midst of such conflict, it will take all the force of their extraordinary love to find a safe place.

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Indigo Blue

Anderson, Catherine 1992

Experience the thrill of an unexpected love that defies all boundaries in the third historical romance in New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson’s Comanche series...Torn between the white and Comanche worlds of her parents, Indigo Wolf has grown up estranged from the townspeople of Wolf’s Landing, Oregon.

 No decent woman calls her a friend, and no man understands her strange, elusive spirit—until rugged Jake Rand comes to town.Jake offers to act as foreman of the family mine after a series of mysterious accidents have left Indigo’s father seriously injured.

 But Jake’s real motives are as secret as his true identity, and as personal as his growing attraction to Indigo...

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Comanche Magic

Anderson, Catherine 1994

From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson comes the final novel in the Comanche series—the poignant story of a fallen woman and the man who sees her pure heart...   Handsome, strong, and just a little bit dangerous, half-Comanche Chase Wolf is used to getting what he wants.

  So when he sees Franny—a golden-haired angel with deep green eyes, delicate features and the sweetest smile—he sets out to make her his.  But far from the innocent she seems, Franny is the local “unfortunate” who services men above the Lucky Nugget saloon.

The shocking truth sends Chase reeling...   Long ago, circumstances forced Franny to make a terrible choice in order to provide for those she holds most dear. Now she lives a secret double life, respectable in one world, shunned in another, always fearful of discovery, forever marked by shame.

 But Chase’s persistnet love for Franny knows no bounds. He offers her a life she longs to claim and he won’t stop trying until her defenses have fallen, her heart is healed, and their love has triumphed.

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Publication Order of Keegan/Paxton Books

Keegan's Lady

Anderson, Catherine 1996

A poignant tale of hope and healing -- a classic lovestory from a true master of unforgettable, emotionally richromantic fiction, New York Times bestselling author. Caitlin O'Shannessy's late father left her with many things:a Colorado ranch, enduring memories of pain and sadness, an unshakable mistrust of men .

.. and an adversary.Ace Keegan has returned to No Name, too late to enacta rightful vengeance on his most hated enemy. The man who put a hole in Ace's life is dead, leaving a daughterbehind to run the family enterprise. Though proud and strong as well as beautiful, Caitlin is caught off guard whenAce's calculated anger inadvertently destroys her good name.

But Ace Keegan is a man of honor, determined to make amends by marrying the enchanting lady he wronged -- and to nurture with patience and love the light she guards inher damaged heart until it blazes with the power of a thousand suns.

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Summer Breeze

Anderson, Catherine 2006

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson explores the history of the beloved Coulter Family with this timeless tale that will make you believe in the power of love…  The year is 1889, and Rachel Hollister hasn’t set foot outside her house in five years.

Ever since a savage attack left her family dead, she’s cordoned herself off from the outside world, afraid to let anyone into her home—or into her heart. But now trouble has appeared on her doorstep—and suddenly she has no choice but to let a handsome rancher invade her well-guarded existence.

..   Confirmed bachelor Joseph Paxton grudgingly offers to take up temporary residence at the Hollister ranch—even though it’s obvious that Rachel doesn’t want his protection. But once he catches a glimpse of his beautiful young ward and her remarkable spirit, he’ll do anything to make her see the refuge he’s offering in his embrace—and the splendor that exists beyond her front door.

Otherwise he’ll just have to build a safe haven big enough for the both of them. 

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Early Dawn

Anderson, Catherine 2009

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson lights up the Old West with a tale of love, danger, and redemption featuring the ancestors of her beloved Coulter family. After breaking off their engagement, Eden Paxton's fiance spreads so many rumors about her that she is forced to leave San Francisco.

Her pride bruised, an angry Eden heads for the wilds of Colorado to live with her half brothers. But murderous outlaws cut the trip short when they kidnap her, intending to sell her across the Mexican border. Ever since a gang murdered his wife, Matthew Coulter cannot see a woman being mistreated without vowing to rescue her—and exacting vengeance against the evildoers.

So when he spots Eden with the ruffians, Matthew takes fierce, focused action to save her. As Eden and Matthew run for their lives, she recognizes a kind heart beneath Matthew's rugged exterior. But she wonders which will win out: his obsession with revenge—or their growing passion for each other.

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Lucky Penny

Anderson, Catherine 2012

In this stirring novel of the Old West from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson, a desperate woman's impulsive ruse brings a rough-looking stranger into her life...To support her orphaned niece, impoverished Brianna O'Keefe accepts work with a Colorado rancher.

To guard herself from unwanted attention, she resorts to a harmless little lie: that she's married to a Denver gold miner named David Paxton. When her boss forces her to write her "husband," hoping he'll take Brianna off his hands, she can only pray that no real David Paxton exists who can expose her.

When Colorado marshal David Paxton gets a letter from a stranger claiming to be his wife, and pleading with him to come for her and his "daughter," he dutifully sets out to find this woman and the child he may have sired. What stuns Brianna is that David is convinced the young girl could, in fact, be his.

As David and Brianna's wary attraction blossoms into a deeper desire, David warms to the idea of a ready-made family. But can his dream survive Brianna's lingering distrust...and his own heart-held secrets?

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Publication Order of Kendrick / Coulter / Harrigan Books

Baby Love

Anderson, Catherine 1999

Desperate and determined, Maggie Stanley grabs her small baby and runs into the snowy Idaho night. In her loneliest, blackest hour, she unexpectedly finds a warmth and comfort she has never known in the tender compassion of a handsome, down-and-out stranger.

In Rafe Kendrick, Maggie recognizes a soul wounded like her own—though she knows she must never trust any man ever again.Rafe is more than he seems—an enigmatic man of secrets who could give Maggie the moon, had he not vowed to spend his life alone.

But sometimes love's flames can transform a cold world into paradise—and a man who's lost nearly everything, a woman who's forgotten how to dream, and the helpless child who needs them both can become that most wondrous creation: a family.

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Phantom Waltz

Anderson, Catherine 2001

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents the beloved Coulter family in a novel that’s “romantic through and through” (Publishers Weekly).   One glance. That’s all it takes. Wealthy rancher Ryan Kendrick falls hard and fast for lovely Bethany Coulter.

A beguiling mix of sass and shyness, naiveté and maturity, she shares his passion for horses, has a great sense of humor, and can light up a room with her beautiful smile. She’s absolutely perfect—in every way but one…   A long-ago barrel-racing accident has left Bethany confined to a wheelchair.

In the years since, she has known both betrayal and heartbreak—and vowed never to open her heart to a man again. She has even accepted the possibility that she’ll never be able to enjoy a healthy intimate relationship—or have children of her own.

But there’s something about handsome Ryan Kendrick. Something that makes her believe she can overcome every obstacle. Something that makes her believe in lifelong, lasting love…

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Sweet Nothings

Anderson, Catherine 2002

Discover why readers and critics have called the Coulter family novels “romantic through and through” (Publishers Weekly) with this poignant contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson. Molly Wells is keeping a lot of secrets.

Such as why she’s stolen her ex-husband’s expensive stallion and driven him hundreds of miles to the ranch of horse whisperer Jake Coulter. And why she’s arrived with no job, no money, and an all-consuming fear. Molly may be willing to risk everything to save the stallion, but it’s herself she really needs to save… By making a place for Molly on his ranch, Jake suspects that he may be harboring a thief.

But there’s something about this courageous yet vulnerable woman that tugs on his heartstrings. He yearns to shower her with the greatest gifts he has to give—his home, his heart, and his life to share. But until she’s strong enough to accept them, all he can offer is the patience to win her slowly, the strength to fight her enemies, and the promise to love her forever…

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Blue Skies

Anderson, Catherine 2004

Two people discover the healing power of love in this Coulter Family romance from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson.Carly Adams feels as if she’s been given a new lease on life. Born with a rare eye disease, she was blind until a recent operation restored her sight.

Now, she’s eager to experience everything the world has to offer—including the sweet talk of a handsome cowboy who rouses her desire…Hank Coulter has no plans to settle down, until he discovers that Carly Adams is carrying his child—a pregnancy that threatens her eyesight.

Obsessed with making things right, he bullies the blue-eyed beauty into marrying him. With her radiant smile and remarkable goodness, Carly is exactly the kind of wife he’d always imagined by his side. But if Hank wants their practical arrangement to become permanent, he’s going to have to convince Carly that one moment of risk can bring about a lifetime of joy…

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Bright Eyes

Anderson, Catherine 2004

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents an unforgettable Coulter Family romance. Serious-minded Zeke Coulter's life gets brighter when he finally meets his match...Zeke has no intention of getting married—until he buys a ranch next door to Natalie Patterson, a sexy divorcee with two kids, a zany extended family, and a philandering ex-husband involved in shady business dealings.

When Natalie’s twelve-year-old son vandalizes Zeke’s property, and Natalie is unable to pay for the damages, Zeke offers to let the boy work off the debt.As Zeke struggles to instill a sense of responsibility and self-worth in the troubled youngster, he finds his life being turned upside down by Natalie, whose sultry singing voice and striking eyes disguise her underlying lack of belief in herself or in her dream of becoming a professional singer.

With rugged determination, Zeke undertakes to bolster her confidence, revive her ability to trust men…and thoroughly seduce her. But just as their attraction begins to blossom, a twist of fate gravely threatens their life together...

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My Sunshine

Anderson, Catherine 2005

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson's Coulter Family series continues in this poignant story of a love that defies all the odds....Five years ago, Laura Townsend’s life was nearly destroyed when a head injury impaired her ability to use language and forced her to abandon a brilliant career.

Despite her difficulties, she never lost her vivacious spirit or sunny disposition. Now she has a great new job at an animal clinic—and a handsome new boss who fills her heart with longing. But veterinarian Isaiah Coulter deserves a woman who can meet all his needs.

Battling her feelings, Laura decides that sometimes a woman must love a man enough to walk away.   When Isaiah hired Laura, he wasn’t expecting her to be such a breath of fresh air. Impressed by her healing touch—and captivated by her dazzling beauty—Isaiah finds himself falling in love.

And he’ll move heaven and earth to convince Laura that she’s the woman he needs….

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Sun Kissed

Anderson, Catherine 2007

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson, known for “blending sweetness and sensuality in a poignantly written story”(Booklist), delivers a contemporary-set romance that joins the Coulter and Harrigan families…   When Samantha Harrigan attends the local rodeo, she doesn't expect to wind up in jail.

But that’s precisely what happens when she tries to stop a drunkard from abusing his horse. At least she isn’t alone. Tucker Coulter, a handsome local veterinarian, comes to her defense—and is arrested too. The charges are dropped, but Sam’s troubles have only started.

Her champion quarter horses are falling ill and the culprit is poison. As the insurance beneficiary, Sam is the prime suspect. Unswayed by the rumors floating around town, Tucker offers to help prove her innocence. Sam, though, is uneasy about accepting his assistance—and about the way he makes her feel.

If only she could believe in him the way he seems to believe in her...

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Morning Light

Anderson, Catherine 2008

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents the first novel in her contemporary romance series featuring the Harrigan Family...Born with second sight, Loni MacEwen has vowed to ignore the visions that have brought her so much heartbreak.

 Then she meets Clint Harrigan—and realizes she has no choice but to warn the handsome cowboy that his son is in danger.A hardworking, no-nonsense rancher, Clint doesn’t believe the pretty stranger—especially since he doesn’t even have a son.

 But then he sees the drama Loni predicted unfolding on the local news.  An orphaned boy is lost in the dense Oregon wilderness, and according to Loni, only Clint can save him.Loni and Clint forge into the woods to find the lost boy.  As long nights follow exhausting days, their feelings grow stronger, and what began as a race against time becomes a shared journey of trust, understanding, and unexpected love…

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Star Bright

Anderson, Catherine 2009

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents an emotionally compelling story about the hard as nails, fiercely loyal Harrigan family…Faking her own death to escape her murderous husband, Rainie Hall takes refuge in the rural community of Crystal Falls, Oregon, where she starts work as a bookkeeper on a horse ranch run by rugged, dangerously good-looking Parker Harrigan.

  Parker’s word is his honor, and he can’t tolerate liars. When he realizes that Rainie hasn’t been truthful with him, he’s furious, then concerned. Clearly she’s a woman in trouble and if she’ll trust him, he’ll do right by her. But as their attraction blossoms into a deep and thrilling passion, Rainie fears that her mere presence could jeopardize everything the Harrigan family holds dear.

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Early Dawn

Anderson, Catherine 2009

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson lights up the Old West with a tale of love, danger, and redemption featuring the ancestors of her beloved Coulter family. After breaking off their engagement, Eden Paxton's fiance spreads so many rumors about her that she is forced to leave San Francisco.

Her pride bruised, an angry Eden heads for the wilds of Colorado to live with her half brothers. But murderous outlaws cut the trip short when they kidnap her, intending to sell her across the Mexican border. Ever since a gang murdered his wife, Matthew Coulter cannot see a woman being mistreated without vowing to rescue her—and exacting vengeance against the evildoers.

So when he spots Eden with the ruffians, Matthew takes fierce, focused action to save her. As Eden and Matthew run for their lives, she recognizes a kind heart beneath Matthew's rugged exterior. But she wonders which will win out: his obsession with revenge—or their growing passion for each other.

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Here to Stay

Anderson, Catherine 2010

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson will touch your emotions with the story of woman who brings out the best in a daredevil cowboy in this Harrigan Family novel.At twenty-eight, Mandy Pajeck has spent most of her life taking care of others.

Since the accident that took her younger brother's sight, Luke's complete reliance on Mandy's care has left both of them feeling trapped. But when Mandy meets handsome Zach Harrigan, she thinks she’s found the ticket to her brother’s happiness. Of the five Harrigan siblings, Zach was the hellion who partied hard and took nothing seriously.

But when his life starts to feel empty, Zach decides to employ his skills as a horseman to train a mini guide horse for the blind—never expecting the project will lead him to beautiful, tender-hearted Mandy. Even though she’s charmed by Zach’s patience and compassion, Mandy can’t bring herself to fully trust him.

And when Zach urges her to confront the truth about her mother’s disappearance, the secrets they uncover are so shocking that even Zach’s steadfast devotion may not be enough to win her heart...

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Perfect Timing

Anderson, Catherine 2013

An unlikely couple is brought together by circumstances that defy all reason in this timeless romance in the Harrigan Family series from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson.Tragedy has struck the Harrigans—Quincy’s beloved sister-in-law Loni is gravely ill and nearing death.

Quincy, like his brothers, feels helpless to save her, and the clock is ticking. Then, with perfect timing, a winsome red-haired woman named Ceara O’Ceallaigh mysteriously appears on Quincy’s property and insists that Loni can be cured. Only Quincy, she says, as the sole remaining Harrigan bachelor, can make it happen—by marrying Ceara.

To Quincy, Ceara is a charming and quite likely deranged spinner of dreams who can’t prove she’s telling the truth. But how can he pass up any attempt to restore Loni to health? Against all better judgment, he decides to marry Ceara. Maybe he’s making the worst mistake of his life.

Or maybe he’s opening himself up to possibilities that will send him on a miraculous journey toward enough love to last forever.

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Publication Order of Valance Family Books

Walking On Air

Anderson, Catherine 2014

From “incomparable” (Fresh Fiction) New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson comes a heartfelt historical romance about lost souls, second chances, and love everlasting.Random, Colorado, is just another stop on the road for solitary gunslinger Gabriel Valance.

Known for his drinking, gambling, and womanizing, he prefers to remain a stranger to anyone who crosses his path. But when an upstart gunslinger catches Gabe off guard and shoots him down, he regrets his empty, lonely life with his dying breath...Golden-haired beauty Nancy Hoffman settled in Random after fleeing an abusive past.

Caring for her younger sister and working in a hat shop help her to forge ahead, Nacy remains fearful and mistrustful of men—and of marriage... Their paths will cross when Gabe gets a second chance at life and a divine mission: to sweep Nancy off her feet, gain her trust, and convince her to believe in his love.

And in doing so, the once-hardened cowboy may just save himself.

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Publication Order of Mystic Creek Books

Silver Thaw

Anderson, Catherine 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Coulter and Harrigan Family series comes the first novel in a compelling contemporary romance series about unexpected love, second chances, and hope reborn...   After years of living in fear of her husband, Amanda Banning has left him and moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, for a fresh start.

But she’s having a tough time providing for herself and her six-year-old daughter. Writing her secret yearnings on slips of paper and sending them into the wind helps her cling to the hope that things will get better…and that she can find happiness again.

  Jeb Sterling has no idea that the handwritten messages he finds scattered across his land are the first hints that his life is about to change. Nor does he understand why he feels so compelled to help Amanda Banning and her daughter when a cold snap leaves them temporarily homeless.

Maybe he’s inspired by Amanda’s courage or perhaps by her beautiful brown eyes. Either way, the man who once renounced love suddenly finds himself willing to do anything for the pair. Amanda seems to have given up on her dreams, but Jeb refuses to quit until he makes her every wish come true.

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New Leaf

Anderson, Catherine 2016

The New York Times bestselling author of Silver Thaw returns to Mystic Creek in a novel about a love that inspires the courage to start over…and the strength to reclaim a dream.   When Taffeta Brown was viciously betrayed by her wealthy husband, she lost everything—including custody of their daughter, Sarah.

Now that Taffy has moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, to start over, she unexpectedly meets the one man who might help her get Sarah back.   Barney Sterling, a local lawman, finds himself drawn to the lovely, guarded Taffy, but he’s stunned by her proposition—that they marry immediately to improve her chances of regaining custody of her daughter.

Barney takes marriage too seriously to commit himself to a woman he hardly knows. Yet soon his sympathies fall with the desperate Taffy, and pretending to be in love becomes the easiest part of the plan. But they have no idea what they’re up against, or what they’re willing to risk to make a miracle come true in Mystic Creek.

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Mulberry Moon

Anderson, Catherine 2017

The New York Times bestselling author of New Leaf returns to Mystic Creek, Oregon, where a wounded heart finds a place to call home. . . .   After a career on the rodeo circuit, Ben Sterling longs to settle down on his farm and start a family like his brothers.

He’s searched all over for the woman of his dreams. Yet the only one to spark his interest is the new owner of the local café. Getting her attention, however, won’t be easy.   Sissy Sue Bentley has worked hard to make it on her own, and she doesn’t need another man in her life.

From her alcoholic father to the men she’s dated, who were after only one thing, they are nothing but trouble. Except Ben keeps showing up whenever she really needs help. Sissy struggles to deny her growing feelings for him—but soon Ben’s tender concern has her hoping for a happier future.

Then her past comes barreling back into her life, and it will take more than the love in Ben’s heart to hold them together.     NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED

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Spring Forward

Anderson, Catherine 2018

The New York Times bestselling author returns to Mystic Creek, Oregon, with a story about finding an unforgettable love just around the corner. . . .   When a favorite customer on his delivery route needs a favor, Tanner Richards agrees to help without a second thought.

The last thing he expects is to face off against the man’s spitfire granddaughter.   Crystal Malloy is near her breaking point. Her beloved grandfather constantly skirts the rules at the retirement center where he’s recovering from surgery. She’s caring for his escape artist dog, even if it means abandoning her salon customers, and she has no time for a romantic attraction to the handsome new stranger.

    After Tanner’s reassigned to Mystic Creek, Crystal can no longer ignore how much she misjudged the man’s good intentions. She has known too much sorrow to easily open her heart, but she can’t deny that Tanner and his children could gift her with a happiness beyond compare—if only she can forgive herself for the past and accept that she’s deserving of such a love.

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Strawberry Hill

Anderson, Catherine 2018

The New York Times bestselling author of Spring Forward returns to Mystic Creek, Oregon, where an estranged pair are given a second chance.As a camp cook, Vickie Brown loves feeding any size crowd in the great outdoors--with one notable exception. She never would have predicted she'd join the crew led by gruff cowboy Slade Wilder, the man who broke her heart just days before their wedding.

Life has gone on since Vickie left him, but Slade can admit his attraction to the one woman he's ever loved remains stronger than ever. If he wasn't in such desperate need of an experienced cook for his paying guests, he would send Vickie packing. He knows better than to seek out the company of the woman who broke off their engagement so many years ago.

Except there's no escaping each other in the confines of the wilderness area, especially once their anger begins to soften in the shared close quarters. But after Vickie finds the courage to confront Slade, it will take a leap of faith for them to put their past behind him, even if it's the only way to recapture their once-in-a-lifetime love.

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Huckleberry Lake

Anderson, Catherine 2019

Love blooms once more in the quaint town of Mystic Creek, Oregon, from the New York Times bestselling author of Strawberry Hill.Erin De Laney came to Mystic Creek hoping that the slower pace might rekindle her enthusiasm for law enforcement. Instead she feels as frustrated as she did in the city and when her disillusionment with the job increases, she takes a position on her uncle's ranch.

Her life has enough complications without her attraction to handsome, deaf cowboy, Wyatt Fitzgerald, the foreman on the ranch. Wyatt has sworn off dating, and Erin fears that nothing she does will ever change his mind. Yet while working with an abused horse under Wyatt's guidance, Erin comes to better understand herself.

She also learns that love can heal almost anything. Wyatt yearns to take Erin into his arms, but he's hesitant to pursue a romantic relationship. When their work sends them out alone together into a wilderness area, Wyatt is even more determined to hold Erin at arm's length.

But out of their time alone together on the mountain blossoms a chance for a once-in-a-lifetime love if only he's willing to give her his heart and make her his.

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Coming Up Roses

Anderson, Catherine 1970

From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson comes the emotionally gripping story of a woman who must overcome her painful past before she can accept a good man’s love... 1890, Oregon. Recently widowed Kate Blakely is struggling to make ends meet on her small farm while trying to heal from the scars of her late husband’s cruelty.

When her handsome, brawny neighbor, Zachariah McGovern, almost dies while saving her four-year-old daughter from a near fatal accident, Kate is deeply wary of the man she brings into her home to nurse back to health. Gradually Kate realizes that underneath Zach’s rough exterior is a gentle, loving soul who is fiercely protective of her and her daughter.

But as much as Zach longs for Kate’s love, she knows she can’t open her heart without revealing her darkest secret—a shocking truth that, if discovered, could destroy them both.

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Reasonable Doubt

Anderson, Catherine 1988

She made a promise to a dying woman.Nothing less would have convinced Brenna Morgan to return to the Crescent Moon claim—to face the doubts she'd fled so long ago. But soon she discovered that prowlers, vandals and unnatural noises had invaded the isolated mining claim that had been in her family for generations.

And her new neighbor, Tyler Ross, was not the first or the last to warn her of the dangers of remaining there alone.As warnings turned to threats—and threats to violence—Brenna swore she would never abandon the claim. And when Tyler charged in to lend her his support, she accepted him with open arms.

It wasn't until later that she had cause to wonder if his choice was for her benefit, or for his own....

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Without A Trace

Anderson, Catherine 1989

For genealogist Sarah Montague, finding an adoptee's natural parents, even with few clues, was routine. But in Michael De Lorio's case, the only clue was the terrifying nightmare that had haunted him all his life—a nightmare that he feared might be a memory of a terror that was all too real.

Even so, Michael had never dreamed that his search for the truth could lead to danger. But as he and Sarah delved deeper into his past they were threatened at every turn. Shared dangers gave them a common goal—survival. And their only hope for life—and love—was to rebury the past and disappear without a trace.

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Switchback

Anderson, Catherine 1990

When kidnappers stole Mallory Christiani's little daughter, Emily, her world threatened to crumble. She'd been warned to not tell anyone—not her family, not her friends and most definitely not the police. But, despite her best efforts, she couldn't keep private investigator Bud MacPhearson out of her life.

Mac's interest in Mallory's case was strictly personal. He'd failed once to keep his promise to see both Mallory and Emily to safety and he wasn't going to let it happen again. Although Mac and Mallory were strangers, with no one to turn to but each other, their future and happiness depended on holding nothing back.

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Cry of the Wild

Anderson, Catherine 1992

When her brother disappeared, last seen leaving a forest lodge, Crysta Meyers left the big city behind her to join in the search for her missing twin. But the hazards of civilization couldn't compare to the dangers Crysta would encounter in the Alaskan wilderness—because the greatest threat came not from nature, but from man.

Someone was bound and determined to stop Crysta from finding her brother—and they would resort to any means necessary. Crysta's only ally was Sam Barrister, a rough and rugged mountain guide as untamed as the wilderness itself. But then she discovered his deception….

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Cheyenne Amber

Anderson, Catherine 1994

In this passionately written historical romance, New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson portrays a woman who would risk everything to protect her son—including her heart… 1864, Colorado. Born and bred in Boston, Laura Cheney was used to civilized society.

She never dreamed she would wind up in the Colorado wilderness with her newborn son—widowed and very much alone. But her fragile beauty and amber eyes hide a spirit to be reckoned with—and a mother’s fierce protectiveness. When her son is kidnapped, Laura turns to a man feared by many and trusted by few.

Raised by the Cheyenne, Deke Sheridan is considered a renegade to his own kind. But his steely reserve is no match for Laura’s intoxicating beauty. And to win her trust and devotion, Deke will stop at nothing…

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Annie's Song

Anderson, Catherine 1996

Only her gift of love can heal . . . Annie Trimble lives in a solitary world that no one enters or understands. As delicate and beautiful as the tender blossoms of the Oregon spring, she is shunned by a town that doesn't understand her.But cruelty cannot destroy the love Annie holds in her heart.

When Alex Montgomery learns of the injustice sweet Annie has suffered, he vows to do whatever it takes to set it right—even if it means marrying her. He never dreams he will fall for her childlike innocence, her womanly charms, and the wondrous way she views her world as Alex becomes captive to Annie's sweet song of love.

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Simply Love

Anderson, Catherine 1997

Even the hardest heart can be softened by love ...Cassandra Zerek is a true innocent in a wild anddangerous place -- but her indomitable spirit and gentle soul make her stronger than anyone suspects.The owner of a Colorado mining empire, Luke Taggart's wealth and position can buy him anything, yet he has grown bored with a life of saloons, gambling, and loose women.

Nothing soothes his restless inner yearning -- until he spies Cassandra, as fresh and pure as a spring morning, and vows he will possess her. The radiant, charmingly naïve youngbeauty seems blind to the depth of Luke's desire or the lengths he is willing to go to seduce her.

But the lady is wise, with an unwavering faith in the magical powers of love. And she's determined to awaken the good man hiding in Luke's tormented heart, for only one precious giftwill truly win her: his deep, passionate, and unsullied love.

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Forever After

Anderson, Catherine 1998

THE PROTECTOR From the moment Heath Masters lays eyes on Meredith Kenyon, he knows there's something mysterious in this pretty woman's past. True, she seems like a good mother to her little daughter, but as local sheriff Heath has seen his share of liars .

.. and Meredith is certainly hiding something. But though his romantic gestures are met with suspicion, Heath can't help but be drawn to his vulnerable new neighbor. He doesn't entirely trust her, but he sure does want to kiss her THE WOMAN ON THE RUNAbout to lose her child in a devastating childcustody case, Meredith transformed herseIf from urbanwidow to small town mom, escaping the clutches of her abusive late husband'smanipulative father.

Fleeing across America, she ran stright into the armsof the lonely lawman. Heath's persistence melts her misgivings, making her wonder if she could overcome her traumatic former life. But could his love protect her from her past--now and foreve?rTHE PROTECTORFrom the moment Heath Masters lays eyes on Meredith Kenyon, he knows theres something mysterious in this pretty womans past.

True, she seems like a good mother to her little daughter, but as local sheriff Heath has seen his share of liars. . .and Meredith is certainly hiding something, But through his romantic gestures are met with suspicion, Heath cant help but be drawn to his vulnerable new neighbor.

He doesnt entirely trust her, but he sure does want to kiss her.THE WOMAN ON THE RUINAbout to lose her child in a devastating child custody case, Meredith transformed herself from urban widow to small town mom, escaping the clutches of her abusive late husbands manipulative father.

Fleeing across America, she ran straight into the arms of the lonely lawman. Heaths persistence melts her misgivings, making her wonder if she could overcome her traumatic former life. But could his love protect her from her past--now and forever?

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Cherish

Anderson, Catherine 1998

He Longed for... Race Spencer's gunslinging days are far behind him. He is now a rugged, respectable rancher, but it's a solitary life. Then Fate leads Race to an earthbound angel—lost and alone' the sole survivor of an outlaw attack—and even his hardened heart is moved.

He sweeps the ivory-skinned beauty into his arms and carries her away from danger.A Woman to CherishWhen innocent Rebecca Morgan wakes up in a stranger's embrace, her life has been changed forever. Race's touch makes her blood sing and stirs up emotions in her she never knew existed.

But this man has a fearsome reputation. And though her life may depend on him, can she trust him? Is it love she sees in her rescuer's dark eyes.?Race Spencer's gunslinging days are far behind him. He is now a respectable racher, but it's a solitary life.

But then Fate lead Race to an earthbound angel—lost and alone, the sole survivor of an outlaw attack—and even his hardened heart is moved. He sweeps the ivory-skinned beauty into his arms and carries her away from danger. When innocent Rebecca Morgan wakes up in a stranger's embrace, she knows her life has been changed forever.

Though Race's touch makes her blood sing and stirs up emotions in her she never kenw existed, she knows this man has a fearsome reputation. And though her life may depend on him, she doesn't know if she can trust him. Can it really be love she sees in her rescuer's dark eyes?

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Seventh Heaven

Anderson, Catherine 2000

Ten years ago Joe Lakota had left behind his small Oregon town and the only woman he'd ever truly loved for the empty promises of the big city. Now he's returned, seeking to raise his young son with values you can only find at home, and longing to rekindle the passion he'd once had with beautiful Marilee Nelson.

But Marilee isn't anything like the gentle yet self-assured girl he'd left behind. In her place is a woman tormented by a secret she refuses to share, even with Joe. Marilee never wanted to see Joe again; their parting had been too painful. And though his strong arms and powerful body could protect her, she knew only too well the harm they could also bring.

Her head tells her to resist Joe's persistent advances, her heart is telling her something very different. And then he makes her the sweetest proposition of all: become his wife and mother of his child. But how can she agree to a marriage, even in name only, when she can't stand to tell him the truth?

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Always in My Heart

Anderson, Catherine 2002

Two children make sure their parents' love story gets a second chance in this compelling romance from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson.Two years ago, Ellie Grant would have fallen apart at any reminder of her ex-husband, Tucker. But now she doesn't bat an eye when "their song" comes on the radio.

She's unfazed by the thought of Tucker's perky new girlfriend. Ellie is totally over him. And things are better for Tucker as well. The single life agrees with him. And they've both done a good job of being civil to each other, for their sons' sake. But the kids aren't buying it.

Zach and Kody are convinced that, deep down, their parents are still meant to be together. Up to their elbows in scheming and dreaming, the brothers hatch a plan: they'll run away from home into the Oregon wilderness and stay there until their parents agree to get back together.

Surely Ellie and Tucker will come to the rescue—and to their senses....

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Only By Your Touch

Anderson, Catherine 2002

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson takes readers to a quaint wilderness town, where a man and a woman find a second chance at life—and love…   Determined to give her son Jeremy the childhood he deserves, Chloe Evans has left a tough past behind and is starting fresh in the charming resort town of Jack Pine, Oregon.

But protecting Jeremy becomes a dicey proposition when he seeks out the most dangerous man in town to heal his sick puppy. Chloe has been warned to stay away from Ben Longtree. But there’s something about the gentle, untamed loner that intrigues her…   Long ago, Ben accepted his role as town outcast.

Rumored to have once killed a man, he lives in splendid isolation with his forgetful mother, secretly employing his skills as a veterinarian to heal  the wounded animals that mysteriously come to him. Now, Chloe’s sunny warmth and brave tenacity arouse desires he has long denied.

And although Ben is notorious for his healing touch, it is Chloe’s hands—and heart—that have the power to save his battered soul.

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The Christmas Room

Anderson, Catherine 2017

The beloved author of the Mystic Creek series gifts readers with a novel of homespun holiday cheer, as two families discover the joy of hope and redemption....  Widow Maddie McLendon has uprooted her life to move to Rustlers Gulch with her son and grandson.

But as a brutal Montana winter looms on the horizon, contractors have yet to break ground on their new house, leaving them to live in a makeshift camp of trailers, tents, and sheds....Since his wife died six years ago, millionaire rancher Sam Conacher has been content to wallow in his grief alone while keeping a tight rein on his twenty-six-year-old daughter.

But now the girl has gone and fallen in love with his foolish new neighbor’s no-good son....Maddie and Sam will never see eye to eye on anything, until a near-tragedy gives them a true glimpse into each other’s souls. And as the first snowflakes begin to fall, they’ll discover that an open heart is the biggest gift of all.

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Apple Orchard

Anderson, Catherine 2004
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Publication Order of Anthologies

Tall, Dark, and Dangerous

Christina Dodd 1994
Three stories of love in the Old West follow a preacher's daughter who falls for the most notorious man in town, the love affair between a female sheriff and a Texas Ranger from the future, and romance between an ex-convict and the witness who sent him to prison. Original. Read More

Three Weddings and a Kiss

Anderson, Catherine 1995

Everyone loves a wedding... Nothing lifts our hearts like the joyous peal of wedding bells. Or the sight of a happy couple being showered with confetti and good wishes. Now the most exciting new names in romantic fiction and the bestselling author who started it all—escort you down the aisle to a place of honor at four glorious celebrations of everlasting love: Kathleen E.

Woodiwiss reintroduces us to the beloved characters from The Flame and the Flower including Jeff Birmingham, who seals an impetuous proposal with one brief, precious and passionate kiss. Catherine Anderson calls us to meet a tempestuous pair of wild western hearts, in a tale of a frontier revenge that backfires.

Loretta Chase melts our hearts with a story of an unconventional young woman's offer of marriage to a "mad" and presumed dying earl. Lisa Klepas shows us how true love will always win in a romance about one stubborn lady—and the persistent suitor who opens her heart.

So come join the celebration and experience Three Weddings and a Kiss. Love for now...and always.

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Three Times a Bride

Anderson, Catherine 1995

A delightful anthology of love and matrimony, Three Times a Bride features breathtaking classic novellas from three of the brightest stars in romance: USA Today and New York Times bestsellers Catherine Anderson, Loretta Chase, and Samantha James. Sizzling, heart-soaring tales of passion and desire, jealousy and revenge, love and, of course, marriage, Three Times a Bride is a celebration of that most unique and wondrous event…and of the wedding night that follows!

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The True Love Wedding Dress

Anderson, Catherine 2005

Long ago, a poor servant girl created an exquisite wedding gown for her haughty mistress, who was to marry the man that the girl loved with all her heart. Though tempted to stop the marriage using her secret magical skills, she instead ensured the groom's happiness by enchanting the dress so that whoever possessed it would be blessed with true love.

But the spell went delightfully awry, working its magic for the servant girl instead of her mistress-and then the dress mysteriously vanished. Who knows where or when it may turn up next, for some blushing bride to claim as her very own?

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