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The McKaslin Clan

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Series One
Original McKaslin Sisters: Karen, Kirby, Michelle, Kendra, Kristin
Dad: Pete McKaslin
Setting: Manhattan, Montana

a His Hometown Girl
July 2002

Having narrowly escaped a loveless marriage, Karen was counting her blessings. Now she could transform herself into a woman worthy of being loved for all eternity. She never dreamed Mr. Right, Zachary Drake, was waiting for her on the wrong side of the tracks, praying she'd see in his eyes what he didn't dare say.

a The Sweetest Gift
March 2004

When he'd first popped through the shrubbery, nurse Kirby McKaslin had found her new neighbor brazen and obnoxious. So she was more than surprised to find Sam Gardner volunteering to pilot an early-morning medical emergency flight...and fixing her fence, making her cocoa when she couldn't sleep, even cooking dinner. But when Sam took Kirby's hand in his, she wasn't surprised to find herself falling for him...

a Heart and Soul
May 2004

Michelle McKaslin felt as if a higher power had intervened when she rescued an injured stranger and invited him into her family's life. Jaded undercover agent Brody had no choice but to investigate Michelle's family in a counterfeiting ring. But as he grew to see the beauty in Michelle's life, it tore him apart to deceive the wholesome woman. When the truth surfaced, he would need all of the Lord's blessings to convince Michelle that he loved her, heart and soul.

a Almost Heaven
July 2004

Nursing a broken heart and a wounded spirit, Kendra McKaslin vowed to make a fresh start--alone. But when handsome sheriff Cameron Durango began stabling his horse at her stables, he brought all those locked-away memories flooding back. For he alone knew the secret of her past relationship. Now, Kendra wondered, if having him in her life was a sign from heaven. Could all of her dreams finally be coming true?

a Holiday Homecoming
October 2004

She was supposed to be home in Montana for Thanksgiving, but Kristin McKaslin was stranded at the Boise airport--in a snowstorm. There was no hope. Then, out of nowhere, a car pulled up. It was Ryan Sanders, the charming football player she'd barely known in high school. He was going home, too. Maybe the Lord might have more in mind for them than just a drive...

Series Two
Siblings (Cousins to the original McKaslin sisters): Amy, Ben, Rachel, Paige
Dad:  Robert McKaslin (brother to Pete)
Family runs their own diner in town.
Setting: Manhattan, Montana

a Sweet Blessings
April 2005

After Heath Murdock chivalrously shielded Amy McKaslin from harm, the grateful single mom rolled out the welcome mat at her bustling family diner. Although something in the wistful waitress and her son called out to Heath, it would take much more than this radiant beauty's soothing cups of java and quiet companionship to cure what ailed the grief-ravaged drifted. Yet as the bighearted McKaslin clan rallied around him, Heath felt a tender awakening in his soul. Could the sweetest blessing of all be standing right before him?

a Heaven's Touch
September 2005

Special forces soldier Ben McKaslin returned home with a bum leg, a bad attitude and his career in tatters. Then, in one defining moment, an emergency had him leaping instinctively to the rescue--and locking eyes with the captivating woman he'd left behind. Can meeting Cadence Chapman again be God's plan all along?

a Blessed Vows
December 2005

When waitress Rachel McKaslin reluctantly met Jake McCall, she never dreamed the handsome tech sergeant would be so charming. Soon into their joyful courtship, Jake surprised her by proposing. Now, Rachel prayed their union wasn't just a convenient and that Jake truly loved her.

a A Handful of Heaven
February 2006

Responsibility was nothing new to Paige McKaslin. She had raised her siblings and her son. Suddenly Evan Thornton asked her out on her first date in eighteen years, totally disrupting her routine. Now love was an exciting possibility that made her rethink her orderly life. Could it be that God still had some surprises for her?

Series Three
Siblings: (Cousins to the original McKaslin sisters) : Katherine, Ava, Aubrey, Lauren, Danielle, Rebecca, Spence
Dad:  John McKaslin (brother to Pete and Robert)
Family runs a Christian Bookstore.
Honorary cousin: Kelly
Setting: Bozeman, Montana
Bonus book: A Soldier For Keeps

a A Soldier for Christmas
October 2006

When the tall soldier entered the Christian bookstore, Kelly Logan nearly fell over. Could it be Mitch Dalton, the classmate she'd once had a crush on? Mitch had matured into a heart-stoppingly handsome man and he wanted her to help him find a present for his mother. But as they discovered the perfect gift, a friendship ignited. But Mitch was leaving for the Middle East, and after her tumultuous upbringing, Kelly felt relationships were hazardous. Yet a lingering hope told her that perhaps God had special plans for them...

a Precious Blessings
February 2007

Lawman Jack Munroe didn't want to see the truth about his troubled daughter, especially when she was caught shoplifting in Katherine McKaslin's Christian bookstore. Being a single father was hard on a man's faith and patience, and he didn't need the all-perfect Katherine telling him how to impose discipline. Yet, he began to see the positive effects Katherine had on his daughter...and on him. Jack hadn't been looking for a relationship, but this strong and beautiful woman made him wonder if God wanted him to risk a second chance at love.

a Every Kind of Heaven
March 2007

Though she wanted a family of her own, love seemed so unreliable to busy bakery owner Ava McKaslin. Baking and honoring her faith were all she had on her life's to-do list. Until she hired Brice Donovan as her contractor. And her best-laid plans flew out the window.

a Everyday Blessings
June 2007

When Aubrey McKaslin visited reclusive photographer William Corey, she found a man who had given up on life and faith. He said he was happy at his mountain retreat, but Aubrey didn't believe it for a minute. His eyes signaled a kindred soul, a man who shared her love of art and the outdoors. Spending time together awakened deeper feelings in them both, but could William trust in his faith and rise above his past?

a A McKaslin Homecoming
July 2007

When contacted by her long-lost grandmother, Lauren McKaslin wanted to reconnect--with all the warmhearted Montana McKaslins. For too long, she'd relied solely on herself and her faith. But mistrustful lawman Caleb Stone stood in the way, and his questions about her were intimidating. Was his attention more than a protective instinct? Now that she believed in family again, perhaps this was also the time to believe in true love.

a Her Wedding Wish
June 2008

Her Husband Couldn't Remember Her

Jonas Lowell, a police officer shot in the line of duty; now had amnesia. And his wife, Danielle McKaslin Lowell, had tried everything to spark his recollection of her and their young children, but he could look at his adoring wife only with a stranger's gaze. His memory of the life they shared--the future they'd dreamed of--was gone. But with a lot of faith and a sweet new courtship, Danielle's handsome husband just might fall in love all over again.

a Her Perfect Man
August 2008

Someday My Prince Will...Move In Next Door?

New neighbor Chad Lawson seems too perfect. At least to Rebecca McKaslin, who's been burned by a Prince Charming-type before. Worried, her loving family supports her time-out from romance. Yet, as Rebecca gets to know her handsome, churchgoing neighbor, his reliable, friendly nature challenges her resistance to relationships. Soon, she wonders if God put him in her life for a reason. Should she accept this rare gift and risk her heart again?

a His Holiday Heart
November 2008

A Montana Scrooge With A Secret Crush

What can make a grumpy “there-is-no-Santa-Claus” kind of man smile? The sight of quirky Lucy Chapin. Something about the woman creates warm and fuzzy feelings within confirmed bachelor Spence McKaslin. So he’ll just have to ignore her. Hard to do, since they’re working together on a Christmas program for hospitalized children. The time with lovely Lucy soon has Spence thinking twice about spending his life alone. Because his heart is open to giving and receiving.

a A Soldier For Keeps
March 2009

This story gives a sneak peak to my new family coming in 2010, The Grangers.

Remember Kelly's roommate in A Soldier For Christmas in the McKaslin Series 3? She finally meets a soldier of her own. This is a bonus McKaslin book with a sneak peak of Amber McKaslin (series 5).

Lexie Evans is not looking for a relationship with Pierce Granger. And that's just fine by the handsome soldier. Neither one has time for romance, but they can both commit to friendship, right? Then, after months as pen pals, Pierce visits Lexie's family ranch in Wyoming. Face to face with her friend, Lexie realizes her feelings toward him have changed. She's finally ready for love--but is Pierce ready to be hers for keeps?

Series Four
Siblings: (Cousins to the original McKaslin sisters) : Brianna, Brandilyn, Colbie, Brooke, Luke and Hunter
Dad: Mick McKaslin
Setting: Bozeman, Montana and small fictional town of Prospect


a Blind Date Bride
May 2009

The Best Blind-Date Surprise

Getting stood up on a blind date was the best thing that could happen to police officer Max Decker. No small talk. No personal questions. No lies. And no pretending he's ready to give his heart to anyone. Anyone like vulnerable Brianna McKaslin--who was stood up in the same restaurant! The lovely, kind, Christian woman is everything the embittered cop used to dream about in a bride. And Max can't be the one who lets her get away.


a Montana Homecoming
May 2012

A place to heal

That's all Brooke McKaslin yearns for.

She's returned to Montana on family business, hoping to leave her past behind. And to shield the secret she carries. She's not planning on staying long—until she begins working for reporter Liam Knightly. Liam is handsome, good-hearted—and as leery of relationships as Brooke is. Even as they realize how much they have in common, Brooke fears a threat to their growing love. Will her secret stand in the way of their happiness?



Montana Cowboy
July, 2012

Fairy Tales Do Come True

Meeting a cowboy in an online book group feels like a fantasy to Honor Crosby. Six months later, after one less-than-perfect meeting, the rich city girl arrives at Luke McKaslin's Montana ranch, anxious to see if their chemistry works offline. Even as Honor falls for Luke, a broken engagement has her wary of trusting any man. Faced with clashing expectations, Honor struggles to believe that love is still the greatest treasure. And that she and Luke have a fairy-tale ending in their future after all.


Montana Dreams
September, 2012

Chance Reunion?

Bumping into her ex-fiancé shatters Millie Wilson all over again. Now that she's back in Montana to care for her dying father, her real burden is the secret she's never divulged to Hunter McKaslin.

Millie can't blame Hunter for his anger upon learning he's a father. He's never gotten over opening his heart, only to have it broken. Yet Millie senses a new goodness in Hunter. Finding their lost dreams now seems possible—if forgiveness and trust can find a place in this fresh start.

Historical Series One
Brothers: Thad, Aiden, Finn
Setting: Angel Falls, Montana Territory

a Homespun Bride
January 2008

Montana Territory in 1883 was a dangerous place--especially for a blind woman struggling to make her way through a late winter snowstorm. Undaunted, Noelle Kramer fought to remain independent. but then a runaway horse nearly plunged her into a rushing, ice-choked river, before a stranger's strong sure hand saved her from certain death.

a High Country Bride
July 2008

For widow Joanna Nelson, life presented constant hardships. Evicted from her home, she and her two children sought refuge, which led them to rancher Aidan McKaslin's property. The kind but embittered cowboy couldn't turn her away, and their agreement benefited them both. He sheltered her family, while she brought faith and a woman's touch back into his world. When outside forces threatened their blossoming friendship, Aidan decided to take action. Could he convince the special woman to bind herself to him permanently or would he drive her away forever?

Historical Series Two
Brothers: Liam, Quinn, Seamus and Trace
Sister-in-law: Molly
Setting: Angel Falls & Promise, Montana

a Finally A Family
April 2009

Widow Molly McKaslin won't marry for less than true love. But does handsome town doctor Sam Frost want a wife, or a housekeeper for his daughters? With the help of two little matchmakers, Molly might end up with the family of her dreams.