Angel Creek; A Lady of the West

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Pocket Books, 2005 - Fiction - 581 pages
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Desire and danger blaze like wild_re across the bold American West...in these scorching novels from "New York Times" bestselling author Linda Howard

ANGEL CREEK

After her father died, beautiful Dee Swann held on to her homestead in the Colorado hills, _ercely determined that no one would claim her land -- or her independence. Then ruthless, ambitious Lucas Cochran came to Angel Creek valley to challenge her on both counts....He needs the valley's cool waters to turn the drought-cursed high country into the cattle dynasty he craves. But as their _ery confrontation _ares into a wild and unfettered passion, they are bound together in a dangerous destiny -- with much more than just frontier dreams at stake....

A LADY OF THE WEST

Victoria Waverly was a noble daughter of the war-ruined South -- and wife in name only to a heartless Western rancher. Yet neither honor nor pride could quench her forbidden desire for hired gunman Jake Roper. His narrow gaze, hard as ice, hid tender emotions -- and he cursed his burning need for this graceful, innocent lady. For the blazing New Mexico territory called him to _ght for the sweeping ranchland that was his birthright. On a mission to set right the past across the lawless land, the powerful cowboy and the aristocratic beauty would reach the heights of passion -- and step closer to the _ames of destruction....

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User Review  - EmScape - LibraryThing

Dee Swann has carved a life out for herself in Angel Creek valley. Her parents died several years before and since then she has lived alone in her cabin, tending her vegetable garden and fiercely ... Read full review

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A love story about the land, hopes, dreams and bravery. For those who like a romantic western, this is the book to read and enjoy. Read full review

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Linda Howard was born on August 3, 1950. She went on to a small community college, as the only journalism major, but soon dropped out to work at a trucking company as a secretary. She sold her first book to Silhouette Books in 1980. She has written over 50 books including Up Close and Dangerous, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Cover of Night, Killing Time, To Die For, Kiss Me While I Sleep, Cry No More, Dying to Please, Open Season, All the Queen's Men, Kill and Tell, Mr. Perfect, Son of the Morning, and Troublemaker. She has received several awards including the Romance Writers of America's RITA, the Silver Pen for Affaire de Coeur as well as the Romantic Time's Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Sensual Romance, the Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer's Choice Award for Series, and the W.I.S.H. Award for her character Joe Mackenzie.

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