Her Bodyguard, Book 1, Steam! Romance and Rails
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Series: Steam! Romance and Rails, Book 1
Genres: American Historical Romance, Historical Fiction, Western, Western Historical Romance
Tags: A Dangerous Passion, Fugitive Hearts
Publisher: E.E. Burke
Publication Year: 2013
Format: eBook and paperback
Length: Novel
ASIN: B00FIXEZUK
ISBN: 9780989819220
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He would give his life to protect her. It costs more to love her.

Buck O’Connor, a former soldier with a price on head, returns to Kansas to answer a kinsman’s plea for help.  Along the way, he encounters a young widow stranded on the plains in the midst of an ice storm. He promises his protection before he learns her identity. As Buck soon finds out, it requires cleverness and deceit to honor two opposing vows—one he made to his cousin and the one he just gave to his cousin’s enemy.

“Gripping, realistic western writing at its best! E. E. Burke is an exceptional storyteller!"  —Rosanne Bittner, USA TODAY bestselling author

 

 

 

 

About the Book

In the spring of 1870, a settler’s revolt against the railroad unleashes turmoil across the plains and in the lives of two people on opposite sides of the conflict.

Buck O’Connor, a former soldier with a price on head, returns to Kansas to answer a kinsman’s plea for help. Along the way, he encounters a woman stranded on the plains in the midst of an ice storm. He promises his protection before he learns her identity, and the fact that he will be hard-pressed to honor two opposing vows—one he made to his cousin and the one he just gave to his cousin’s enemy.

Amy Langford has poured her fortune into the railroad to create a legacy for her father, who was murdered before his dreams came fruition. Underhanded competitors and riotous settlers can’t stop her, but a killer might. She offers the ruggedly handsome stranger who comes to her aid a job as her bodyguard, not anticipating how powerful the attraction between them will grow or the havoc he will wreak on her heart and her future.

As Buck soon finds out, keeping his promises requires cleverness and deception. But as Amy’s bodyguard, and later, her trusted advisor, he rediscovers the best part of himself. He would give his life to protect the woman he affectionately calls Venus, yet honor demands more. He must offer her the only thing he’s kept from her. The truth. A truth so terrible it will condemn him in her eyes and turn her love into loathing.

Award-winning author E.E. Burke brings to vivid life the passion and ambition of the railroad era in a historical romance series with enough steam to power a train. Start reading it today.

 Praise for the Steam! series:

“Her portrayal of strong, realistic, well-defined characters and meticulous research transports readers back to the American West.”  —Jill Marie Landis, New York Times bestselling author

“Gripping, realistic western writing at its best! E. E. Burke is an exceptional storyteller!”  —Rosanne Bittner, USA TODAY bestselling author

Endorsements
“Gripping, realistic western writing at its best! E. E. Burke is an exceptional storyteller!" —Rosanne Bittner, USA TODAY bestselling author
– Rosanne Bittner
“Her portrayal of strong, realistic, well-defined characters and meticulous research transports readers back to the American West.” Jill Marie Landis, New York Times bestselling author
– Jill Marie Landis
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