Wanda Ann Thomas
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BRIDES OF SWEET CREEK RANCH Boxed Set Books 1 - 3 features the maverick Haven brothers and the courageous women who risk the dangers of the Wild West to love them. A family of orphans, the brothers made a promise to save their adoptive parents' homestead ranch and to carry on the work of rescuing homeless boys. But the task goes from difficult to deadly when a cattle baron sets his greedy sights on their land. Pushed to the breaking point, the Havens must fight crooked lawmen, outlaw gangs, a killing winter, and more to keep the dream of Sweet Creek Ranch alive.
Book 1 - The Mail-Order Brides Carries a Gun: The ex-soldier and the Southern belle
Book 2 - Gunslingers Don't Die: The gun fighter and the schoolteacher
Book 3 - The Cowboy Refuses to Lose: The bronc buster and the Swedish nanny
BRIDES OF SWEET CREEK RANCH Boxed Set Books 4 - 6 continues the adventures of the maverick Haven brothers and the courageous women who risk the dangers of the Wild West to love them. A family of orphans, the brothers are more determined than ever to save their adoptive parents' homestead ranch and to carry on the work of rescuing homeless boys. Unfortunately, their long-time cattle baron enemy has new reason to hate the Havens and seek their ruin. The brothers will have to overcome assassins, arson, vengeful outlaws, and more to continue to preserve the legacy of Sweet Creek Ranch.
Book 4 - The Cattle Rustler and the Runaway Bride: The outlaw and the heiress
Book 5 - The Cowboy Takes a Gamble: The ranch hand and the lady gambler
Book 6 - Merry Wild West Christmas: The shy rancher and the city gal
Wanda Ann Thomas is the author of Sweet Historical Western Romances and Ancient World Christian Romance. The common bond is my delight in LOVE stories. And creating stories is my happy place. After juggling a career as a dental hygienist and raising a family, I was ready for a new challenge. Twelve years and ten books later I am more enthralled with writing than ever.
Penning historical romances set among the tumultuous perils of the ancient world was inspired by my reading the works of the historian Josephus. The inspiration for THE HEROD CHRONICLES series came about while doing research for another project and learning the particulars of Herod the Great's career. A fascinating complicated man, Herod's larger-than-life exploits seemed made for fiction. Detailing the life and times of Herod also allowed me to explore my interest in the Roman world and my passion for heart-wrenching love stories, featuring warrior heroes and courageous heroines who will brave any danger for loved ones and struggle against overwhelming obstacles to win their happily ever after.
Drawn to western historical romance I adore cowboy heroes and the women who braved the dangers of the wild and wooly West to start a new life, in a new land. The allure of the beauty and severity of the mountains and plains. The bedrock of ranching and farming communities where faith, family, and friends are the heart of life. Imagining the sights, sounds, smells takes me back to my youth and time spent riding my grandfather's horses and summers haying and herding cows at my best friend's family farm. And this is all tied up with the sweet bow of a heartfelt love story.
I'm blessed to be living my own happily ever after with my high school sweetheart turned husband. Our three beautiful children and their spouses and the grandchildren are the light of our lives. When not at my desk writing I enjoy playing a round of golf, or sitting by the pool, or watching my flower gardens bloom. Road trips are a favorite recreation. There nothing more I relish than the excitement of traveling to new places and touring museums and historic homes or exploring cities or visiting national parks. And refreshed and brimming with vivid sights, sounds, and images, I am just as eager to return home and plunge back into writing the next story.