From the Author
Set in the western town of Pendleton, Oregon, this series highlights courageous women and the men who love them.
The series begins in 1899, as Pendleton heads into a new century and an era as a booming, bustling city. During the early 1900s, Pendleton wasconsidered a modern, progressive town, despite a wild west reputation.In addition to 18 bordellos and 32 saloons, Pendleton offered residentssuch cultured experiences as an opera house, a French restaurant, and atea room. It was the second city in Oregon to have paved streets andboasted a telephone office as well as wonders like indoor plumbing tothose who could afford the services.
Servicing a huge region inEastern Oregon, it was an entertainment hub, shipping center, and somuch more, especially with the millions of bushels of wheat and poundsof wool produced in the area.
While the town didn't lack for colorful characters, those portrayed in the Pendleton Petticoats series are purely fictional.
Coming from a variety of backgrounds, the series showcases women from all walksof life who find their courage and persevere in chasing their dreams.
The series, in order, includes:
Aundy (Book 1) - One stubborn mail-order bride finds the courage tocarry on when she's widowed before ever truly becoming a wife, butopening her heart to love again may be more than she can bear.
Caterina (Book 2) - Running from a man intent on marrying her, Caterina starts a new life in Pendleton, completely unprepared for the passionatefeelings stirred by the town's deputy sheriff.
Ilsa (Book 3) - Desperate to escape her wicked aunt and an unthinkable future, Ilsa finds herself on her sister's ranch in Pendleton. Not only are the dust and smellsmore than she can bear, but Tony Campanelli is bent on making her hisspecial project.
About the Author
In addition to blogging, eating too much chocolate, and being smitten with her husband (Captain Cavedweller), she writes clean romantic fictionwith a healthy dose of humor.
Shanna is a member of Western Writers of America, Women Writing the West, and Romance Writers of America.