We have a Historical/Cowboy theme going on here today in the bargain books showing up in the browsing windows. This is a one thing leads to another kind of day but, as long as interesting books show up, in my opinion, it doesn’t really matter how we find them.
We have the first three books in the Baxter Boys series by Jesse Gussman. I haven’t read this author yet but the first few pages in book 3 looked pretty interesting.
Always With You (Baxter Boys Book 1) A Sweet, Second Chance Romance
One night changed everything…
Cassidy Kimbell killed a man when she was only nineteen.
Torque Baxter took the blame, serving ten years for her crime.
He told her to flee the scene of the accident. He told her to run. He told her to keep her mouth shut, so that’s what she’d done. She’d let a boy with a crush become an innocent man behind bars.
Today, that man is being released.
Cassidy expects Torque to hate her. She knows nothing she has done to atone all these years can compare to what he’s lost. But she hopes becoming his sponsor on the outside, especially since she’s a lawyer now, might help.
Little does she know, Torque doesn’t want her to owe him.
The Baxter Boy’s Silence (Baxter Boys Book 2) Sweet Contemporary Romance
An energetic philanthropist and a quiet mechanic are thrown together through a car accident. But the mechanic has a secret and the philanthropist has a fiancé. When the secret is exposed, the philanthropist must make a choice: will she choose love over money?
Kelly Irwin just wants to help children like she used to be—underprivileged, hungry, and with a family so mixed up she wasn’t sure who she really belonged to. None of them wanted the responsibility to raise her. She’s convinced herself that she loves her fiancé and that they’ll make a great team.
Tough Baxter is trying to establish his business and keep his side job a secret. After all, most people don’t think that a man who can barely string two sentences together in the presence of a woman would make a very good relationship advice columnist. Then Kelly moves her children’s center next door to his garage and suddenly not only are his plans to expand his shop wrecked, but his secret is in danger of being exposed.
After spending time with Tough working and helping kids, Kelly can’t deny the attraction she feels for the soft-spoken mechanic. But she has a fiancé and a life plan which doesn’t include Tough, so she turns to the advice columnist all of America is writing to. Will he tell her to follow her heart or pursue her dream?
The Baxter Boy’s Secret (Baxter Boys Book 3) Sweet Contemporary Romance
She doesn’t laugh. He can’t be serious. How will they ever work together?
County librarian Harris Winsted can’t believe she lost her leading man. No. What she really can’t believe is that her friends think Harris’s childhood nemesis, Turbo Baxter, might be able to play the part. Even if it is just a small production to raise money for a hospital library, Turbo’s class-clown personality makes him a disastrous choice.
However opening night is three short weeks away. Left with Turbo as her only option, she can only hope he suddenly develops a brain, decorum and a big boil on his handsome face, because when the guy decides to be charming, he is irresistible. But the attraction stops there. She could never be with a man who professes his hatred of libraries and laughs about never reading a book.
Turbo Baxter always knew the harmless pranks he’d pulled over the years might catch up to him, but he never expected his brothers, and their wives, would seek revenge by blackmailing him. But, without another choice, he agrees to their terms: one stuffy librarian’s play in exchange for free repairs to his rig. He’s ready to get back on the road and away from books, libraries, and, most of all, beautiful librarians who are in desperate need of a good laugh.
Can two opposites overcome their differences and fall in love?
His joking nature masks a dark secret. Will she turn away if he trusts her with the one thing that could make her hate him?
Today’s line-up started with 1531 Entertainment’s suggestion of a book I own but haven’t read. I may have to change that.
The Cowboy’s Best Friend (Sweet Water Ranch Western Cowboy Romance Book 1)
Palmer wouldn’t trade his family’s land for the world. But the only way to save the ranch from financial disaster and claim his billion-dollar inheritance is to find himself a wife. His happily-ever-after would be complete if he could just hitch his wagon to the woman who sees him only as her best friend.
Ames’ free spirit can’t be tied down. So she’s more than willing to help Palmer find the perfect bride before she takes off to pursue her dreams in LA. But every time she thinks about the rugged cowboy with another girl, her heart burns with jealousy.
Though Palmer tries to enjoy his new match-made companions, he can’t keep his mind off Ames. And now he worries her wanderlust is blinding her to what’s right in front of her eyes.
Can Palmer and Ames find the truth in their hearts before it’s too late?
I’m expecting to see a few more bargain books yet today, I think I’ll save them for another post.
In the meantime, enjoy these ones.
… on this warm Friday morning. It’s 0 c, how great is that! It’s no longer freezing, for the moment anyway. I’d better get to the grocery store quickly before the weather changes it’s mind. Happy Friday!