5 books by Agnes Alexander
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Overview: Agnes Alexander’s first book was published in 2004. A Bought Bride is her 28th novel. It is the 2nd Romantic Suspense published by Whiskey Creek. They have also published 6 Western Historical Romances for her. Traveling is one of her passions and she has visited forty-eight of the fifty states. She says the other two are on her bucket list. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, Carolina Romance Writers, Sisters-in-Crime, Murder we Write, Writers of the Triad, Tarheel Writers Roundtable, Western Writers of America and two local groups.
A Bought Bride
Middle-aged widower and millionaire playboy Quinton Kincade stands to lose his chain of department stores if he doesn’t find and marry a woman with the qualifications his father put in his will. The marriage has to last at least one year. With no escape clause, he and his lawyer set out to find a woman who can be enticed with enough money to marry him.
Jillian Lockland lost most of her assets when her husband divorced her and left her almost penniless. She has maxed out her credit cards and only has a part-time job which doesn’t come close to covering all her bills. When she sees a newspaper ad for an unusual job in the Blue Ridge Mountains, she never suspects she’s applying to become a wife.
Rafe Donahue, one of the richest ranchers in Wyoming is determined his willful daughter Amelia will marry his foreman, Vince Callahan.
Amelia doesn’t trust the leering Vince and believes he’s out to get the Double D ranch through her.
With a mind to thwart her father’s plans, Amelia travels to Settlers Ridge to buya husband – for $5000.
Half-breed Jed Wainwright si a rough-around-the-edges bounty hunter with a questionable reputation. After his next capture, he’s looking to get out of the business and take up ranching.
A pretty little blonde shows up at his hotel room door and makes a crazy offer…
Escaping from a mother intent on her marrying a “suitable” man in Charleston, Camilla goes west to visit her uncle, a cook on a ranch. Camilla is stunned when a woman hands her a baby girl and then disappears. At a way station, she decides to leave it with the way-station’s owner. An unkempt little girl tells her the baby wouldn’t be safe, to take it with her. When Camilla leaves the next morning, the girl is hiding in the stage coach.
When Camilla arrives at the ranch, she finds a sullen owner who begrudgingly lets her stay in the ranch house because she’s his cook’s niece. Sparks fly when she sees that he’d rather have anything interrupt his life than a woman and two little girls.
Blake doesn’t like the feelings this beautiful woman and her two daughters stir up in him—yet, he’s furious when another man decides that Camilla would make the perfect wife…
To stop her uncle, Reverend Hezekiah D. Thorn from forcing her to give her sixteen month old son to a childless couple in his church, Edwina Thorn Singleton flees to New Mexico to find Wyatt Singleton, the father of her son and the man who she thinks is her legal husband. Wyatt had no idea that the pretty little woman he pretended to marry would show up and turn his life upside down, but show up she does. At first he tries to rid himself of her, but it isn’t long until the baby has captured his heart and soon after, he finds himself falling for Edwina, too. He is plotting to find a way to make their marriage legal without her ever knowing she’s been duped when things become more complicated. Not only does he have to deal with a woman who is determined to run Edwina off so she can marry him, squatters on his ranch and a murder someone is trying to pin on him, but the evil uncle shows up to force Edwina and the baby back to Virginia. Wyatt began to wonder if the fates have decided to forever keep him from becoming Edwina’s Husband.
In March, 1855, Fiona Webb ran from her home with her eight-year-old nephew, Joey, after her brother and sister-in-law are murdered. They are trying to escape a brutal neighbor, Luther Markin, who plans to make a slave of Joey and use Fiona for his own evil purposes. To get on a wagon train heading for Oregon they join Clint Larson and his pregnant wife, Rose as extended family. It doesn’t take Fiona long to realize she’s attracted to Clint despite her feelings of sisterly love for Rose.
To complicate things, Luther Markin teams up with Rose’s father, Wade Fillmore and his business partner, Leo Carver from Baltimore and they follow the wagon train. Fillmore wants to take Rose away from Larson and force her to go back east, but Carver has his own depraved reason for wanting to find Rose.