Jasper Byrne, an accused train robber, is about to face frontier justice when he is stolen away from a lynch mob. His female savior, who claims to be a reporter, offers him a chance to redeem himself if he will help her solve a mystery.
He will do one better. Make certain she returns from her quest alive.
Undercover agent Brigit Stevens isn’t certain she can trust Jasper to keep his word, but she needs an outlaw to guide her through a wilderness known only to thieves and murderers. She doesn’t expect the rogue to become her protector. No more than she anticipates losing her heart to him.
Can an outlaw and a Pinkerton form more than a temporary partnership? Does love have the power to rewrite the future and create second chances?
A high-powered Western romance that transports readers back to the wild American frontier where lawless hearts reigned. Don’t miss the last, most exciting, episode in the series Steam! Romance and Rails.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 →
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 →
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
A soldier with a secret. A daughter with a quest. Will their steam-powered chemistry thrive on the frontier?
Kansas, 1870. Buck O’Connor rides a horse named regret. Aimless and alone after a brutal loss to the North, he risks heading cross-country to reconcile with an estranged kinsman by helping in the bloody battle to wreck a new railroad. But after he saves a beautiful widow from an overturned carriage, he’s shocked to discover she’s the wealthy villain he swore to sabotage.
Amy Langford is desperate to fulfill her father’s legacy. And after a series of targeted mishaps, she gratefully accepts the protection of a strapping cowboy against the violent settlers. But she’s up to her neck in the frantic race to finish construction, and she can ill-afford to succumb to her feelings for her new bodyguard.
With Buck falling hard for the determined promoter he’s supposed to destroy, he’s terrified his hidden past will cost him her heart. And as Amy puts everything on the line to honor her father, her guilt demands she cut the handsome stranger loose before he’s the next victim of a cutthroat project.
Will their unexpected love be permanently derailed in the name of progress?
Her Bodyguard is the first scorching tale in the Steam! Romance and Rails Western historical romance series. If you like pulse-pounding suspense, dark deceits, and vivid depictions of the Wild West, then you’ll adore E.E. Burke’s gritty story.More info →