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Nebraska Romance Catalog
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Contemporary Romance by Mary Connealy
Short Stories | Western Romance | Christian Fiction
Three cowboy romances set in the Black Hills. In "Buffalo Gal," Buffy Lange is thrilled to be managing a huge ranch dedicated to protecting a herd of buffalo. Neighboring rancher, Wyatt Shaw, however, views the large, free-ranging animals as a threat. In "Clueless Cowboy," Emily Johannson would like to act kindly toward an uninvited trespasser who takes up residence in a rundown house behind her ranch. He asks for solitude; while she keeps on having to save his life. In "The Bossy Bridegroom," Jeanie Davidson leaves an unhappy marriage rather than be a doormat for her tyrannical husband. Now in possession of some self-esteem, she returns home, only to have her ex-husband reappear as her new boss. Narrated by Helena Whitaker. (17 hours, 20 minutes)

by Irene Brand
Nebraska Story | Western Romance | Christian Fiction
Kennedy Blaine, a wealthy heiress from California, inherits Circle Cross Ranch near Valentine, Nebraska. While her first impulse is to sell, she decides to visit the ranch first, where she meets its manager, Derek Sterling. As a youth, Derek had been adopted and later abandoned in Chicago before finding an adoptive family who loved him. Kennedy stays on for the summer to reconnect with relatives and finds herself drawn to the peace and solitude of the ranch. As she stays on, she is subjected to a series of threats and harassments. Someone clearly wants her to sell and leave. Part of the Love Finds You Series. Narrated by Mary Elizabeth Anderson. (17 hours, 20 minutes)
Historical Romance by Cara Putnam
Nebraska Story | Short Stories | Christian Fiction | Historical Romance - 20th Century
Three romances set in Nebraska during World War II. In "Canteen Dreams," schoolteacher Audrey Stone contributes to the war effort by volunteering at a train station canteen. Meanwhile, local rancher Willard Johnson years to enlist in order to avenge his brother's death at Pearl Harbor. In "Sandhill Dreams," Laine Gardner's poor health prevents her from enlisting as a nurse. Instead, she gets a job at Fort Robinson, where she meets Tom Hamilton, who trains war dogs. In "Captive Dreams," Anna Goodman tries to run the family farm while also caring for her father. Sid Chance finds himself overseeing German prisoners of war, who are able to help in the fields. Narrated by Marjory Gloe. (17 hours, 15 minutes)

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Western Romance | Historical Fiction - 19th Century
Irma Friedrich, born into an affluent family in Nebraska, could have attended Brownell Finishing School as her mother wished. Instead, Irma longed to join Buffalo Bill's Wild West and perform as a trick rider. With her father's help and behind her mother's back, she auditions for Buffalo Bill and wins a spot on his traveling show. Changing her name to Liberty Bell, she begins to tour the United States. Two handsome cowboy stars of the show become her suitors. Narrated by Alice Timm. (11 hours, 30 minutes)
Pioneer Romance by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
Captured by the Lakota Sioux on a Nebraska prairie, Jessie King wonders how she will adjust to life among the Indians. As she prays for sustaining faith, she discovers God's tender mercies in her friendhsip with an Indian woman and in her love for a Sioux brave. First book in the Prairie Winds Series. Narrated by Tami Works.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
After the Battle of Little Big Horn, newly widowed Lisbeth King Baird returns to Lincoln, only to discover that her mother is also gone. Grieving, she must pick up the threads of her life and begin again. Second book in the Prairie Winds Series. Narrated by Tami Works.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
Carrie treasures the memory of the first time she saw Soaring Eagle. Though she was only a small girl, she adored his wildness and freedom and loved his gentle heart. Now, as she graduates from high school, Carrie prays that he will finally see her as an adult woman he could love and marry. Third book in the Prairie Winds Series. Narrated by Tami Works.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance
Two cavalry soldiers come upon a burnt-out settler's dugout and discover a lunatic woman hiding under a trap door. They carry her to Fort Robinson, where a kind old woman nurses her back to health. She has suffered a great deal and distrusts all men. Though she seems indifferent to all who try to help her, eventually she begins her journey to faith. First book in the Pine Ridge Portraits Series. Narrated by Wendy Hirsch. (12 hours, 10 minutes)

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance
Charlotte Valentine was once a flirtatious beauty in search of an army officer for a husband. But the events in her life have changed her into a person in desperate need of a safe haven, which she hoped to find upon her return to Fort Robinson. With the unexpected appearance of two former beaus, she can only trust God to heal her wounds and to move forward in faith. Second book in the Pine Ridge Portraits Series. Narrated by Marjory Gloe. (9 hours, 30 minutes)

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
Near the time of the Dakota Sioux uprising of 1862, Genevieve LaCroix reluctantly leaves her widowed French father to live at Renville Mission in order to further her education. Her loyalty is torn between her Sioux family and culture and the people she has grown to love at the mission. The minister's wife dies in childbirth, and more hardships take place when Sioux rise up against their white neighbors. As the violence subsides, Gen finds her faith has grown. First book in the Dakota Moons Series. Narrated by Judy Hanefeldt.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
Having survived the Dakota Sioux uprising of 1862, Genevieve LaCroix is caregiver for the widowed minister's children as well as an orphaned baby. Though the minister proposes marriage to her, Gen is bereaved upon hearing that Daniel Two Stars has died. Trying to reconcile the Sioux and the whites and to cope with her own pain, Gen joins with the minister in missionary work with the captive Sioux who are suffering and starving at the notorious Camp McClellan. Second book in the Dakota Moons Series. Narrated by Frances Buell.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Pioneer Romance | American Indian Fiction
With the 1862 Sioux Uprising behind them, Daniel Two Stars and Genevieve LaCroix are finally husband and wife, living as renters on a small parcel of ancestral land in the Minnesota Sandhills. Racial tensions hinder reconciliation with their white neighbors. In spite of Genevieve's protests, Daniel accepts another stint as an army scout. Third book in the Dakota Moons Series. Narrated by Frances Buell.
Contemporary Women's Fiction by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Travel Fiction
After the death of her wealthy husband, Mary Davis seeks a solution to her emptiness and to the growing distance between herself and her daughter, Liz. Stumbling upon a framed motto in an antique store, "It's never too late to be what you might have been," she mails a letter to Jean-Marc David, an old flame, in care of his parents who live in Italy, hoping that he will join her in their special garden in Paris on Christmas Eve. Her daughter follows her to Paris, where she discovers her mom has turned into a free-spirited woman. However, Liz cannot accept her mother's efforts to rekindle her first love. Narrated by Alice Timm.

by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction | Travel Fiction
With her widowed mother at last settling into a new life in Paris, Liz Davis returns to Omaha in order to oversee her father's business. The comforting familiarity of home is disrupted when she finds disturbing information on his computer. Also, her fiance has been offered a job promotion in California, even while an office intern is showing interest in her. Torn by conflicting emotions, Liz finds herself back at her mother's doorstep. Sequel to A Garden in Paris (DB 01022). Narrated by Karen Boyer.

by Ron Hansen
Nebraska Story | Humor Fiction
In this screwball comedy, Natalie, an attractive young librarian from Paris, decides to visit America in order to tour the Great Plains as well as put some distance between herself and her playboy boyfriend, Pierre. To her disdain, Pierre catches up with her in a hotel in downtown Omaha. When their tour bus breaks down, Natalie and Pierre are stranded in the small town of Seldom, Nebraska, where they are welcomed with open arms by local eccentrics, such as Mrs. Christiansen, a retired schoolteacher who runs a boarding house for women, and Owen, a gas station owner who wants help marketing his own Nebraska-produced wine. Natalie begins to fall for a rancher, and Pierre has feelings for a waitress, except the rancher and waitress might also have feelings for each other and Natalie and Pierre might still want each other. Narrated by Marjory Gloe and Sue Mayeux. (4 hours, 0 minutes)

by Donald G. Hanway
Nebraska Story | Christian Fiction
A busy minister is in extended grief recovery following the death of his wife. He meets a single mom, who is an Afro-American, and falls in love. He faces ongoing challenges in providing counseling, dealing with church finances, conducting funerals, and trying to make life easier for a gay teen. Written by a retired Episcopal priest. Narrated by Mary Elizabeth Anderson. (6 hours, 32 minutes)

by Sherrie Flick
Nebraska Story | Midwest Fiction
Twenty-three-year-old Vivette leaves her job behind at a hip bakery in New England and heads west in her grandfather’s old Buick to start a new life in Des Moines. Before settling in, she first spends time with Margaret, an old acquaintance who left the same bakery earlier for Nebraska. Margaret shares the lessons she had learned about love and loneliness and created a new life on the Great Plains. Contains explicit descriptions of sex and strong language. Narrated by Laura Johnson. (7 hours, 10 minutes)

by Joy Johnson
Nebraska Story | Chick Lit | Humor Fiction
Four widows who share a dining table in their retirement center seek excitement by taking off for parts unknown. They encounter a stray dog that they nurse back to health, and then adopt the male staff of the Ragged Ass Saloon. They find a dead body in the woods, capture the killer, shut down a porn shop, and meet two handsome sheriffs. In the process, they discover there is life after grief. Contains some strong language. Narrated by Cherie Frederick. (5 hours, 30 minutes)
Historical Women's Fiction by Micaela Gilchrist
Western-Pioneer Story | Historical Fiction - 19th Century
This historical romance is based on private letters between Southern Belle Mary Bullitt and General Henry Atkinson, commander of the Sixth Regiment. Married in 1826, Mary follows her older husband to Jefferson Barracks near St. Louis. Throughout their sixteen-year marriage, she witnesses the struggle for the West and the destruction of the Native Americans, as personified by a standing feud between her husband and Black Hawk, legendary leader of the Sauk Indian tribe. Though life was harsh on the frontier, she grew to love her strong, silent husband. Narrated by Helena Whitaker.
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