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
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In August, 1870, the Katy railroad arrives in Indian Territory to an unwelcome greeting from the people who live there. During the tense standoff, which stalls construction and ignites tempers, a peaceful resolution appears impossible. So does a love that springs up between a wealthy railroad heiress and the desperate Cherokee outlaw who kidnaps her.
"E.E. Burke understands the heart of romance...and delivers it."
Maggie Shayne, New York Times bestselling author
In 1873, the Katy Railroad’s ambitious general manager is caught up in a whirlwind of crime and corruption. While fighting for his job, he is drawn into a passionate relationship with a younger woman who sees through his arrogant facade to the lonely man beneath. But it takes an excruciating loss before he faces the truth about what his obsession has cost him.
Bestselling author E.E. Burke delivers a beautiful and poignant love story within a taut suspense based on events in the life of a pioneering railroad builder.More info →
Kansas, 1873: A depression grips the country, robbers target rail lines with shocking accuracy. In spite of its early success, the Katy Railroad now struggles to pay its workers and bankruptcy looms. But in the midst of all this unhappy news, it is an act of domestic violence that sets the town of Parsons ablaze with gossip, and challenges Sheriff Frank Garrity to uncover the truth. When he does, it will shatter his notions about duty, justice...and love.
Bestselling author E.E. Burke transports readers back in time to the wild and untamed era of steam railroads in this breathtaking historical romance that will keep you turning the pages to the very end.More info →
The country is at war, Missouri languishes under martial law, and a once-peaceful river town throngs with soldiers, spies, and sedition.
Caught in the middle is Becky Thatcher. Once a pampered only child, she has lost nearly everything, including her faith in love. When her father is jailed for treason and their very survival depends on her, the last person in the world she wants to rely on is her faithless first beau, Tom Sawyer.
Tom has no problem remembering the mistakes he made concerning Becky, but is she the reason he returned home after so many years? Upon awakening without crucial memories after someone tried to kill him, the undercover spy can’t recall his mission and dares not trust anyone — not even his childhood sweetheart.
As assassins close in and time runs out, Tom and Becky must put the past behind them and find a way to work together to unravel a deadly mystery and defeat an unknown enemy.
Follow the new adventures of America's most beloved characters in a series fraught with danger, rich in romance and woven with historical authenticity, from award-winning author E.E. Burke.More info →
Steamboat pilot Huck Finn lives life on his terms and steers clear of messy entanglements that might tie him down—until he takes charge of an orphaned boy that needs rescuing.
Starched and proper, Miss Hallie MacBride is determined to atone for past sins by raising her estranged sister’s son. She doesn’t expect footloose Mr. Finn to challenge her, much less up and run off with her nephew.
On a wild journey fraught with danger, a freedom-loving adventurer and an avowed spinster battle over the destiny of a young boy, who is doing his level best to convince them they belong together.
Embark on an unforgettable adventure from award-winning author E.E. Burke in a novel inspired by one of America’s most beloved characters.More info →
KANSAS CITY STORY, a rich collection of short stories blending history with fiction, takes the reader from the muddy banks of the Mighty Mo to the gleaming glass and steel of the Sprint Center. The journey highlights memorable moments in our river city’s intriguing history, beginning as a wilderness settlement in 1821.
Written by MRW members, this unique anthology showcases the KC Spirit that overcame floods, fires, and disasters to create the quintessential American metropolis that thrives today.
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