Cowboy Desire is an eclectic assortment of fourteen short stories. They are a mix of soft and tender, moving and thought-provoking stories including contemporary, historical, fantasy, and even outer space romance. This is a chance to discover new talented authors and read authors that maybe you haven’t read before.
Starla Kaye’s story E-Mail-Ordered Groom is included.
Available as an ebook and a paperback.
A taste of the fourteen stories…
E-Mail-Ordered Groom by Starla Kaye
Drake is no longer the “golden boy” in pro football or the sought-after lover. He struggles with finding his new place in life. As a harmless joke, he tells his best friend’s sister that he is the answer to Gwenie’s dreams, calling himself her E-Mail-Ordered Groom. Except the joke is on him. She’s the woman he has been looking for, but now…
Space Cowboy Blues by Alice Renaud
Josh is a space cowboy. His job? Taming alien species. But on the blue planet Albastra, the beautiful Melynas is more than a match for him. He’d love to get close to her… but everything on Albastra is lethal. Including her…
The Long Paddock by Jan Selbourne
After a miserable marriage, Shelley Taylor has every reason to be happy. She has a dream job, a new home, and a new man. Spending a week in the outback with her school friend, her past comes back to haunt her, in the guise of her ex-husband. They must keep up the pretense of not knowing each other until a crisis and heartbreak changes everything…
Craving Cowboys by R.M. Olivia
Riva Stewart is living her very own nightmare when she flees her abusive boyfriend. In a twist of fate, a broken-down car places her in the path of two very hot cowboy mechanics. Now the only question is which man does she want more? How about both?!
Ava by Callie Carmen
Ava heads home to Kentucky, determined to rediscover her passion for the arts, after losing what she believed to be the love of her life. – Colton wants to use his fame as a Rodeo God to start his own company but puts his plans on hold to help fix the family business. When Ava meets Colton, will these two ignite the flames of passion, or crash and burn? Only time can tell…
Orion by Virginia Wallace
Knowing that someday she would inherit a prosperous ranch, Daisy thought she was riding straight towards her ‘happily ever after’. Now she’s not so sure. Will Orion make her into the wife, the mother that she wants to be…? Or will the stars reclaim him as abruptly as they sent him?
The Cowboy’s Heritage by Patricia Elliott
Reid McCloud isn’t new to finding treasure on his private beach, but when the latest one turns out to only exist in mythology, he learns his past isn’t what he thought it was, making his future change forever. Is he ready to dive into the truth, or will it be too much for this small island cowboy?
The Threesome – Ben, Pearl and REO by Alan Souter
Ben, a rodeo cowboy and his half-breed Lakota Sioux wife, Pearl. They were still madly in love after 30 years on the rodeo circuit. It was 1909 and times were changing. Ben bought a REO automobile, but Pearl saw it as a cherry-red hussy coming between them. Their epic confrontation tested their love to the max. How could they bring back the love in their life?
Bird That Sings by Dee S. Knight
Owen Gilchrist was plagued by visions. professor Debra Mason, might be the only woman who knows the way to help him. It was too bad he didn’t believe in the remedy she was offering. But will Owen fight her and all her half-baked theories, or will he give in and try? And if he does accept her ideas, will he get more than he bargained for in her ideas, and in her arms?
Bullets and Bustles by Suzanne Smith
Emma is a bounty hunter. Desperate to escape the ghosts of her past. She moves to a small town and meets the handsome, JD. His affection fills her with hope, but it is clear that he is battling ghosts of his own, which pose a threat to their future. Will the love between Emma and JD be strong enough to withstand the bitter truth once it finally comes to light?
Loving Jack by Estelle Pettersen
Olivia returns home to Australia, only to bump into a childhood friend, sexy ex-football player Jack McCullen. They have both had failed relationships. Are Olivia and Jack ready to completely let go of the past for a wild ride ahead? Will she discover his dirty bedroom secrets? Will, they finally admit their love for each other, or go their own separate ways?
Mail Order Mate by Eileen Troemel
On a planet ravaged by death, Jack is left alone to raise her niece after the rest of her family succumbs to a pandemic. She struggles to run a ranch of jumbos, a mammal large enough to feed a family for a year. Ido, an alien, escaped an overcrowded planet hoping for a better life. He’s drawn to Jack, but grief hangs heavy between them. Can Jack put her past to rest and love again?
Wild Thunder by Zia Westfield
Rodeo cowboy Gabriel is in the toughest fight of his life as he battles a wealthy rancher for custody of his nephew. When Emmaline ends up in his bed, he sees an opportunity and asks her to play his fiancée. She accepts, the nephew reminds her of life during her parents in their bitter divorce. Playing at love can be dangerous, especially when real emotion sneaks in. Can a young woman with a heart of gold tame a cowboy who’s left a trail of broken hearts in his wake?
The Wyoming Way by Nancy Golinski
When Jessica Thomas moves back home, sparks fly between her and an old friend, Spencer Campbell. Jess can easily see herself settling down with a man like Spencer, but he’s married, and she’s no homewrecker. She vows to keep her distance, but then an epic snowstorm throws them together. Can their friendship survive? More importantly, can they handle the consequences of that snowy night?