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About Lois Carroll
Now a wife, mother, and grandmother, she writes full time. Writing as Lois Carroll, her 46th novel will come out this year. She's also written short stories and non-fiction articles that appeared in national magazines and journals. A Case of Puppy Love written as Lois Schwartz has been published in Large Print by Thorndike Press. Her three book series about settling the Dakota Territory is at Simon & Schuster or Amazon. Since she moved to AZ, she has published several novels set in the historic southwest. She has as several romantic intrigues available now.
When she's not writing, she's working for her service project, Sophie's Smocks. She makes sturdy washable feeding smocks and gives them free to disabled children and adults with Angelman Syndrome. Email her if you know someone with AS who would like one. The sales of all her novels fund this project. She's already mailed out over 900 Smocks.
She loves hearing from her readers. You can read about her books and email her through her web site at: http://loiscarrollbooks.com/
Ginger only agreed to go out with Ward because their mothers were such good friends. When the moms saw their adult children together, it made them happy. Thinking a few dinners out would not be a problem, the couple was certain they could Just Say No To Love and end it all after a few dates.
But a man from Ginger's past threatens them to make her pay for rejecting him and for quitting her job working for him. Suddenly, Ginger and Ward are playing for keeps…to keep each other safe.
A woman and her young son alone in a grand house in the woods sold for way under its value; what could possibly go wrong?
Karn Winters' husband died over a year ago, so she buys a country house to get a fresh start with her young son Gary. The house seems perfect with a very low asking price. Her lawyer is Bart Sinclair, a helpful friend of her husband's. She doesn't know he is eager to help her because of his secret agenda.
Life in the new house is not ideal. Gary says he is getting toy trucks from the lady next door, but Karn knows she doesn't exist. The house there is empty. When the trucks are found to have blood on them, how can they ever feel safe? What is lurking in the woods behind their fence?
by Lois Carroll
Falling in love would be as easy as eating a bowl of her yummy stew.
Catrine Powell and her younger sister were forced to leave their Utah home after their overbearing sheriff father was killed. Needing to find a job, they take a stagecoach to a town near where the new railroad is being built across Arizona Territory. Though startled by her natural beauty, Sheriff Brett Barton offers her a job running a restaurant he owns that closed when the cook was shot. This would be a dream come true for Catrine, but will he leave her alone or try to run her life like her father? Could they work together with sparks flying between them? Falling in love would be as easy as eating a bowl of her yummy stew.
SECRETS IN THE SNOW
By Lois Carroll
The sole owner of a wedding attire shop and budding designer of beautiful wedding dresses, Cynthia is a virgin at age 35 with romantic dreams about finding the right man to make her dreams come true. Her friend Anne is about to get married. Anne's fiance's older brother, Michael, 37, is strongly opposed to the match and will do anything to stop the marriage, including proposing to Anne himself. Mistaking Cynthia for Anne on their first meeting, Michael offers to marry her in order to save his brother from what he considers a very bad decision. Snowbound with the handsome big-city businessman for the long weekend, lonely Cynthia takes a big chance that changes everything. After that weekend, they each have secrets in the snow.
Jake, a Pinkerton agent, traces the gold to Kate and her missing father. He holds her prisoner to force her to take him to her father and the loot. Jake intends to take him back to face charges and return the gold.
Meantime the real robbers also trace the spent coins to Kate and her Father and start closing in to get their gold back.
Jake now has two reasons to hold his prisoner close...real close.
FEATURING: "Escape" and "Fastest Wedding in the West"
Frightened Danielle must trust a handsome rancher named Grey to help her escape from an abusive uncle. Grey hires her as the cook's assistant on his cattle drive taking longhorn cattle from El Paso to his desert ranch southwest of Tucson in Arizona Territory. Leaving all her dresses and feminine garments behind, she cuts her long hair short and dresses as a boy to keep the men from discovering she's a woman. But Grey knows she's a woman and he can't forget—not after he kisses her under the starlight.
FASTEST WEDDING IN THE WEST:
Lily has been a nurse in Civil War hospitals in Kentucky. At the end of the war, she endures weeks of travel to Tucson, Arizona Territory, to find her father who headed there years earlier to hunt for gold. She learns from the one doctor in town, Ben, that he died, leaving her with no family. When a mine shaft south of town collapses and traps miners, Lily wants to go with Ben to help care for the injured. But he insists she abide by his rules to protect her reputation. How could he think she would marry a stranger? If she does not, how will she survive?