Proud Mary

Proud Mary

Bette McNicholas

Bette McNicholas

Growing up in Arizona, Mary Fox endured parental desertion, abuse, poverty, and no understanding of what it means to love and be loved. At age 18, she changes her name to Carolina Palmer and hops a bus on the road to a new life in Columbia, South Carolina. Twelve years later, she is an educated successful woman living in Washington, D.C. All she lacks is the love and family life she craves. She sees all of this in Doctor Stede Foster, the man who rescues her from an embarrassing fall when she returns to Arizona to rediscover her roots. Not just a doctor, Stede rides the rodeo circuit. He invites Carolina to travel with him to Texas so she can follow clues to her father. The journey leads them both to love and new challenges. Will their feelings be strong enough for her to face her fears and find Mary Fox again?
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Songs the Soldiers Sang

Songs the Soldiers Sang

Bette McNicholas

Bette McNicholas

Forbidden love, mystery and murder... Laurel Bray spent four years in exile from her Sea Island home in South Carolina. Now that the War between the States is over, she returns, only to discover her family home has been sold to Northern missionaries and Colonel Bray is missing. Union Officer Holt Flanagan has loved and lost and isn't interested in loving again. However, when he meets a woman desperate to find her father, he offers to help. But will she accept his help--a man she views as the enemy? Lies, secrets, and betrayal could undermine the search for Laurel's father. She will have to trust in Holt before the past has a chance to destroy their future.
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Love/Forty

Love/Forty

Bette McNicholas

Bette McNicholas

Mercedes McFadden is pursued by the one man she could fall madly in love with...but he's the last man on earth she'd ever want to marry. She doesn't believe opposites attract. Dante Edwards has lived a rich and elaborate life. Mercedes and her twin brother were orphaned and moved from one foster home to another until they were ten. She's afraid of love and commitment and he wants to settle down and have a family. Dante, the number two tennis player in the world, is known for his playboy lifestyle but meeting Mercedes was love at first sight. Can he change her mind about falling in love when he flies her to France on their first date? Or will the paparazzi drive her away?
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