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About Peggy McKenzie
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Peggy McKenzie has been in love with stories of happy endings and second chances since her first fairy tales in grade school. Then she became enamored by Miss Kitty and Marshal Dillion’s love story so much she decided to write her own romance stories where she’s sure to have the cowboy ride away with his lady love and live happily-ever-after.
Now living in East Texas, she’s right smack dab in the middle of cowboy country. And she’s more determined than ever to write her stories “where love becomes legendary.”
"Heartwarming sweet romance at its best."
Sylvia McDaniel-USA Today Best Selling Author
"You will not just read a story by Peggy McKenzie, you will live it."
Hildie McQueen-USA Today Best Selling Author
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Grace Sinclair is in trouble. When her adopted sister, Faith, is forced to defend her honor against an over-ardent saloon patron, she shoots him in self-defense. But who is going to believe four orphaned females living and working in a saloon are innocent of anything. Grace is convinced that the only chance of saving them all is to leave town in hopes the law will think her guilty and hold the other three girls harmless. A friend suggests a ruse of leaving town as a mail-order bride and that plan worked like a charm. Unfortunately for everyone concerned, the plan worked a little too well.
John Malone didn’t send for a mail-order bride, but somehow he found himself wed to one. Grace is a feisty city woman who showed up out of nowhere with a written marriage proposal signed by him. He tries to explain he didn’t send for a bride and that wasn’t his signature, but no one believes him. Now, one of Creede’s prominent attorneys is forcing him to keep a promise he didn’t make, and when his new bride is arrested for murder, he’s in jeopardy of losing his reputation and his ability to make an honest living. He has a decision to make, but will his heart let him?
Before this is over, it will take all of Grace’s courage and all of John’s faith to overcome the secrets, lies, and betrayals standing between them and their chance at happiness, but will it be enough?
Sometimes, you just have to look a little harder to find that Christmas miracle.
Hannah Patterson has always wanted a family of her own, but the war interrupted everyone’s lives, and after almost a decade of hoping, she decides it's time to give up on Charleston and start over somewhere new. A marriage proposal from a man through a newspaper advertisement promises her a new life and she promises him forever. But when she arrives in the little mountain town of Angel Creek, her groom doesn't show to claim her. A promise made is a promise kept as far as she's concerned, and with no other options available, she decides to go after her elusive groom and hold him to his promises. But when she arrives at his cabin, what she finds is not at all what she expected, and now she has a decision to make.
Jack Delaney had ridden his last mile as the tough, hard-core scout for the U.S. Army. All he planned to do for the rest of his days was focus on the enjoyment of his new life of leisure in his newly purchased cabin tucked high in the mountains above Angel Creek. His time will be filled with hunting and fishing and sleeping—all the things he's always enjoyed, but never had time to do. No responsibilities. No demands. No strife. Just peace and quiet like the Good Lord intended a man to live. But when an unexpected visitor arrives at his front door on a snowy evening amidst an early winter storm, his world turns upside down and he's no longer sure which end is up.
Sometimes, it's hard to know when to let one dream go in favor of another. Sometimes, the best promise kept is the one left broken. And sometimes, the answers to a heart's questions can only be found when wishing on a very special Christmas star.
Agnes Bohanan was the darling of the South. Her life was picture perfect—until the wretched Civil War took everything from her. Now, she’s an expectant widow with no family, no money, and no place to call home. But when a dear friend offers a solution, she fears she won't be able to pay the price he’s demanding.
Hiram Hanover is an up-and-coming attorney from one of Boston’s most elite families. With his family’s wealth at his fingertips, nothing can keep him from reaching his dreams. But when he learns the beautiful woman he's loved for so long is alone and in serious trouble, he must devise a plan to save her.
Will his solution tear their precious friendship apart or can he convince this woman who has lost so much to take one more chance—on him?
Mary O'Brien feels at home among the Southern Mountain Ute tribe. Happy and content for the last fourteen years living among these kind and generous people, she is caught by surprise when a company of soldiers ride through the village and see her—a white woman with fiery red hair. Their commander decides she must be returned to her own kind, and soon she finds herself an outcast living among the prejudiced judgement of those who blame her for things she has no control over. All she wants to do is return to the mountains and live in peace—until an unexpected encounter in the forest changes everything.
Doc Howard is known for his holistic approach to medicine. He prefers the healing ways of the Southern Ute, but that is a secret he must hide from everyone or suffer the consequences of misguided prejudices. But when a chance encounter with a mysterious red-haired woman reveals he knows more about her past than she does, his convictions are called into question. Doc knows to do the right thing and return her to her world will put his own world in jeopardy. As much as he tries to deny the truth, circumstances soon reveal that he must gather his courage and take a stand or his choices will no longer be his to make.
Mary and Doc—two lost souls, damaged and broken by the pain and suffering of tragic losses inflicted on their lives by forces beyond their control. Can they draw upon what’s left of their courage to put the past behind them and reach for the future, or will their fears keep them from grabbing hold of the love that could heal them both?
Faith No-Name is getting a second chance at life. For the past two years, her future—indeed, her very life—has been in the hands of a talented young attorney. Now that her life is no longer hanging in the balance, she must worry about her heart for she has done the unthinkable—she’s fallen in love with the handsome Irishman. She has survived the hangman’s noose, but can she survive knowing the unfortunate circumstances of her birth is a constant reminder of the terrible tragedy his family suffered at the hands of others who looked like her?
Defending the dark-haired, doe-eyed young woman accused of murder has tested Liam O’Brien’s sense of justice in ways he never imagined. Every time he looks at her, he is reminded of the horrible raid that left his family dead. His heart is a dark tempest of rage, loathing and guilt that makes it impossible for him to see Faith No-Name as anything other than those she resembles despite his confusing feelings for her. The more he learns about her, the more his prejudices are challenged, but letting go of his anger is not an option. Anger is all he has left holding his world together.
As Faith learns to stand tall and proud and accept who she is, Liam must learn to look past his hatred and explore his growing feelings for this beautiful young woman and accept her for who she really is, and in the end, that is a shock to them all.
Misfit and social pariah Charity Montgomery has heard it all before and she doesn’t give two hoots what anyone thinks about her rough and rowdy ways—well, no one except a certain lawman who ignores her at every turn. If there was just some way to get his attention, she knew she could convince him she was the only woman for him.
Miles Grayson has seen every kind of crazy during his years as a lawman, but he has never seen anything like the red-headed firebrand who has her sights on him—and he’s never wanted anyone more, but she’s the kind of woman who’ll get him killed. She’s a woman without boundaries and he’s a lawman who demands respect.
What can go wrong when these two opposites attract? Just about everything.
Olivia Palmer has lived her entire life within the safe, protected walls of Madame Wigg’s Foundling Home and School for the forgotten. Now, her benefactor claims she’s dying and wants Olivia to choose a husband from a newspaper advertisement. “Choose wisely.” The elderly woman counseled. Olivia takes her advice to heart. But soon, fate interrupts her carefully constructed plans and threatens her ability to keep her obligations.
Chance Garrison hates chaos. It’s the main reason he has never married. But when his beloved brother dies unexpectedly, he finds himself in a quagmire of disorder and the only way he can regain control of his life, and his brother’s children, is to honor his brother’s marriage contract with a complete stranger, and then sabotage her efforts to build her school so he can put the children in a boarding school back east. After all, he knows what’s best for his brother’s children.
Welcome to Creede, Colorado where this determined spinster schoolteacher and this hard-headed bachelor are forced to unite. But can they learn to work together or will their stubborn beliefs doom them to failure and force them both to abandon their dreams?
Hope Anderson has been in love with Creede’s bad boy since the first moment she laid eyes on the handsome charmer. And now, he’s given her every indication he’s going to propose. So what’s his problem? Only that he confessed in front of the whole town that he cheated with his best friend’s wife and that he’s the reason she and her newborn son are dead. Hope loves Billy in spite of his obvious flaws, but can she ever trust him to be her devoted husband or forgive him for betraying his friend?
Billy Buchanan knows what people think about him. He can see it in their faces. And yet, he would do everything all over again to keep his best friend from knowing the ugly truth about what really happened that day. But now the only other person who knows the bitter truth is back in town and hellbent to cause trouble. When Billy warns his no-good jailbird brother to leave town, Bobby sets his sights on his little brother’s girl.
Will Billy be able to protect his friend and win the woman he loves, or will he be forced to choose between his best friend’s happiness and his own?
Sometimes, the end of the road is just the beginning…
Felicity Simon is at a crossroads in her life. She and her on-again, off-again boyfriend have been together for seven years with no progress toward matrimony. Perhaps it's time to make a change. Suddenly, she receives the unexpected news that she’s inherited her great aunt’s estate, Could this be the change she's been looking for?
The moment they arrive at the hauntingly beautiful old victorian, Felicity senses something is off with their host, but she can’t quite put a finger on the problem. He’s amiable, attentive, and accommodating. And, his handsome face and impeccable manners hold an allure she finds very enticing. And yet…her instincts warn her to be wary.
It doesn't long before she realizes her instincts were right.
Abigail Livingston is tired of the uncertainty—are her suitors really interested in her or her father’s fortune? The only way to know for sure is to pretend to be someone else. But her plan derails the moment she boards the train to Durango, Colorado.
Matthew Bellamy is on a mission. His business and financial future depends upon his ability to keep a certain wealthy debutante out of trouble. But when he loses track of her on the way to her holiday in Colorado, he realizes he’s the one in trouble.
Now, they may be falling for each other, but who exactly are they falling for?
Alexander Harp is about to have everything he’s ever wanted until the train arrives in town. His money is missing, his wife is nowhere to be found, and his little girl is on the arm of a stranger. What’s a man to do?
Will Roxi and Alex help each other in their time of need, or will their lies destroy any chance of happiness they might have had with each other?