A marriage of convenience turns into a sweetly seductive love-off-the-rails romance in the latest Cowboys of Colorado novel from USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman.
Lily Salt has sworn off men. After finally gaining her independence, the last thing she needs is another man telling her what to do. But the handsome railroad engineer from New York isn't at all what she expected. He's kind, gentle...and tempting enough to make her wonder what a second chance at love might be worth.
A self-acknowledged black sheep, Roen Shepard knows what it means to feel alone. Recognizing a kindred spirit in the reserved widow whose fascinating blue-green eyes have seen too much, and charmed by the warmth of her ready-made family, the two begin an unlikely friendship.
When a complication from his past follows him to Frost Falls, Roen proposes a mad scheme to protect the new life he's built and keep close the stubborn woman he's accidentally fallen for--a marriage of convenience. But Lily has secrets of her own, and the closer he gets to uncovering them, the more he comes to realize that the only truth that matters is the secret to unlocking her heart.
About the Author
Jo Goodman is the USA Today bestselling author of numerous romance novels including A Touch of Flame, A Touch of Frost, The Devil You Know, This Gun for Hire, In Want of a Wife, and True to the Law, and is also a fan of the happily ever after. When not writing, she is a licensed professional counselor working with children and families in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle.
Praise for The Cowboys of Colorado Series
“With humor, a touch of mystery and the efforts of a well-matched doctor and sheriff, Goodman draws the reader into the tangled lives of the citizens of Frost Falls, Colorado. Another winner by a master storyteller!”—Kaki Warner, RITA award-winning author of Texas Tall
"Goodman will satisfy fans of historical western romance with this sprawling, lusty recreation of life, love, and slowly uncovered secrets on a Colorado cattle ranch in the spring of 1892. Her fairy-tale Wild West also surrounds the requisite sexy courtship with plenty of rip-roaring action and appealing Colorado scenery."—Publisher's Weekly
"A Touch of Flame is the kind of book you want to disappear into...heart-wrenching, uplifting, and humorous all at once."—All About Romance
"A Touch of Frost is the perfect western for romantics. It has grit, spunk, and a lawlessness you’ll appreciate...pure entertainment."—Romance Junkies
“A Touch of Flame had all of the rapid fire dialogue, lovable characters, and rich details that I’ve come to expect out of Jo Goodman’s wonderful writing.”—Harlequin Junkie
Praise for the Bestselling Novels of Jo Goodman
“Goodman has a well-earned reputation as one of the finest Western romance writers. Her strong plotlines, realistic, colorful backdrops, deep sensuality and engaging characters are only part of her appeal. The winning combination of toughness and tenderness are what enthrall readers.”—RT Book Reviews
“This first-rate tale easily measures up to its predecessors and will make readers eager for their next visit to Bitter Springs.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A tender, engaging romance and a dash of risk in a totally compelling read…Gritty, realistic, and laced with humor.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“Jo Goodman is a master storyteller and one of the reasons I love historical romance so much.”—The Romance Dish
“Fans of Western romance will be thrilled with this delightful addition to Goodman’s strong list.”—Booklist