Welcome to River's End Ranch, a destination vacation spot located near Riston, Idaho, where you can go rafting, horseback riding, mountain climbing, swimming, golfing . . . and even fall in love. Written by five bestselling authors, these stories are sure to become your new favorites.
Book #1: Short Order Sheriff by Kirsten Osbourne (click to purchase)
Kelsi Weston, the youngest of six siblings, loves life. She has a job she adores, is surrounded by people she loves, and gets to work with people she cares about. If only she could keep cooks in the café she manages, life would be perfect. When her long-time boyfriend announces he’s leaving town for a new job on the same day her cook leaves with no notice, she does what she always does. She handles it.
Sheriff Shane Clapper has loved Kelsi for years, going to her café for lunch every day simply so he can see her. When he hears she’s broken up with her boyfriend, he immediately goes to the café to make his move. Why let grass grow under his feet? He knows what he wants, and he plans to get it! Will the sheriff be able to convince Kelsi she would be happier with him? Or will she give into her mother’s demands to date the man picked out for her?
Book #2: Veterinarian's Vacation by Pamela Kelley (click to purchase)
Jess Weston is about to graduate from veterinarian school when Jake, her cousin Wade's best friend from high school, comes back to town for a two-week vacation and Wade puts him in the cottage next to hers. It was bad enough that she'd had an embarrassing and totally unrequited crush on Jake when she was younger, but now he was even more attractive, and he might be sticking around for longer than two weeks....as her new boss, which puts him firmly off limits for anything more than friendship.
Jake Wheldon is also a veterinarian and has come home to Riston to be closer to his father who lives in town with his snobby wife, Claire. Jake wants to put down roots, to build something and jumps on an opportunity to buy the vet clinic where Jess is an intern. He hasn't seen her since she was thirteen. She was cute then but much too young for an eighteen-year-old high school senior. She's all grown up now, but as his employee, she remains out of reach.
Book #3: Accidental Agent by Amelia C. Adams (click to purchase)
Liz Colby is an aspiring author who works at Kelsey’s Kafé while waiting to make it big. When a handsome, mysterious customer comes in and orders a burger, she immediately begins wondering about him, thinking he’d be a great addition to her new novel.
FBI agent Jack Saunders had to get out of LA, so he just got in his car and started driving. When he ends up at a place called River’s End Ranch and goes into the diner, he overhears a suspicious conversation, and his instincts tell him there’s something about this cute blonde waitress that needs further investigation.
Two mysteries to be solved, and two lonely hearts looking for a home . . . just another day at Kelsey’s Kafé, where romance is always on the menu.
Book #4: Whitewater Wooing by Caroline Lee (click to purchase)
When Will Weston’s parents give him an ultimatum—one he can’t possibly stomach—he knows what he has to do… He has to man up and ask for help. Spreadsheets give him headaches, and all he wants to do is be out on his beloved river, not stuck behind a desk. He knows there’s no way he can continue to run the River’s End Ranch aquatics program by himself, so he hires a temporary manager; someone to come to the ranch just for the summer and straighten things out. Of course, he never would’ve imagined that a new hire named “Elliot Redfern” could be so… mind-numbingly attractive.
Ellie figures that a month on a tourist ranch in Idaho is exactly the sort of summer adventure she needs before going back to her high-stress job in L.A. But this city girl doesn’t count on falling hard for the fresh air, stunning views, and wild fun of River’s End Ranch… not to mention her gorgeous (and completely unsuitable) boss. Too bad there’s no hope for such a mismatched couple.
Or is there? Maybe, with a little help from Indy—Will’s remarkable Border Collie—and some of the other Weston siblings, these two can make their own little Happily Ever After!
Book #5: Honest Horseman by Cindy Caldwell (click to purchase)
Wyatt Weston never understood why Belinda Archer disappeared, just as he was set to offer her his heart and a life at River’s End Ranch, the place they’d both loved and protected.
And now she’s back as a Fish and Game warden, assigned to help him find the poachers that have made their destructive presence known on Ranch property.
Will they be able to admit their mistakes and find a new way forward? Or will the same reason Belinda ended things before get in the way this time, too?
Book #6: Ranch's Retreat by Kirsten Osbourne (click to purchase)
Kaya Taylor lived a simple, quiet life. As a single romance writer, she spent most of her time alone, except for her online friends. Going on a writer’s retreat to some huge destination ranch in Idaho sounded like a dream come true. She would get to spend time with a couple of her closest friends, be in new surroundings, and maybe even learn to ride a horse. On her first night on the ranch, she saw Glen and knew her heart would always belong to him.
Glen Johnson had a plan. He was only a few months from getting his doctorate, and then he was going to turn his uncle’s old ranch he’d inherited into an equine therapy center for autistic children. He’d been working toward the goal for years, and nothing and no one would derail him from it. When he met Kaya, he felt an immediate connection, but he couldn’t let it change his plans. Would Glen be able to make changes to the life plan he’d made for himself? Or would they both spend the rest of their lives aching for the love they lost?
Book #7: Charming Chef by Pamela Kelley (click to purchase)
Barbi Johnson is on the verge of having her biggest dream come true. She's been working hard as a waitress for years, and saving money to open her own yoga studio. She has a verbal agreement with Rita, one of her favorite customers, to buy her Victorian home, with a dance studio on the first floor. It's perfect.
But then Rita unexpectedly dies and her nephew and Barbi's first love, Ryan Calhoun, now a celebrity chef, comes home for the funeral. Barbi hasn't seen him since senior year of high school when she dumped him. She's regretted it ever since and thought of Ryan often. She's shocked when she learns that Rita left the house to Ryan and that he's going to be spending the next few weeks in Riston--working at her restaurant as a favor to his good friend, Wade.
Ryan Calhoun is a successful restaurant empire owner and celebrity chef. but Barbi is the one that he never quite got over. He's not sure how he feels about selling his aunt's house to her or about spending more time with her during his working vacation. He's more attracted than ever, but can he trust that Barbi won't hurt him again?
Book #8: Rugged Rockclimber by Amelia C. Adams (click to purchase)
Amber Russell has just made partner in her law firm, something she's wanted for ages. She's ready to move on from simple cases and start handling some issues that mean something. When her law firm sends her and the other lawyers to a place called River's End Ranch to build team unity, she goes along because she knows she's expected to, but she's not really into it.
Wes Weston isn't so sure what to think of this group of lawyers he's been asked to take rock climbing, especially the woman. She seems cold and aloof until it's time to get her on the ropes, and then she flat-out refuses to go. That's going to make his job more than just a little bit difficult.
Neither of them can deny their chemistry, however, and no one can fight the power of the fairies ...
Book #9: Wild West Wedding by Caroline Lee (click to purchase)
When she offers to help plan her older sister’s wedding, Dinky Redfern knows that she’ll have to pack up everything and move to Idaho temporarily. Luckily, this isn’t a big deal, because a) Dinky is able to fit her entire life—including her pet hedgehog—into her beat-up sedan, and b) her sister lives at a beautiful tourist-destination ranch. No hardship at all… until Dinky meets her handsome co-planner, the groom’s Best Man.
Jace Cunningham is everything that artistic Dinky isn’t: stable, responsible, uptight, and mouth-wateringly gorgeous. They’re total opposites, and definitely not good for each other. But… as the wedding planning continues, and the two of them are forced to work together, they discover that they might just be good with one another.
Jace might think that Dinky is too impulsive to consider a “forever” together, but he’s about to get a lesson in real spontaneity…
Book #10: Gallant Golfer by Cindy Caldwell (click to purchase)
When an injury forces Chad Stanton to leave the golf tour, landing a job as the golf pro at River's End Ranch is the best thing that could have happened. The mountain air, golfing for fun and helping other people learn--without all that competition--is just what the doctor ordered.
Emma Jackson, a beautiful sports therapist, shows up--with everything he'd left behind in tow. The glamour, the competition and the rivalries come to River's End Ranch and as much as he'd like his life to stay quiet and peaceful, he can't ignore the fact that she needs help. Badly.
How can Chad help Emma free herself from a life she no longer wants--and keep his own?
Book #11: Bridget's Beau by Kirsten Osbourne (click to purchase)
Bridget Taylor was excited to be on a trip to Idaho for her twin sister’s wedding. While they didn’t always get along when they were together, they missed each other terribly when they were apart. Soon after her arrival, her sister Kaya introduced her to a man she thought she’d be compatible with, but the twinkle in Kaya’s eye worried Bridget. Exactly who was she setting her up with? When she saw the man for the first time, her heart caught in her throat, sinking just as quickly when she realized his profession.
Kevin Roberts had known for years that he would end up being a pastor. When he found out River’s End Ranch, a beautiful destination ranch in Northern Idaho, was hiring a pastor, he couldn’t pass up the job. After his first couple of months on the ranch a buddy’s wife introduced him to her sister, and knew immediately the sister had to be his wife. But what were her hang ups with him being a pastor? And could he convince her that marrying him was the right thing for both of them?
Book #12: Cute Cowboy by Pamela Kelley (click to purchase)
Lily Donahue has her hands full, between her fun, busy job as an event planner for River’s End Ranch, moonlighting in a local country music band and writing songs. Things get even trickier when she meets the reserved rancher who’s hired her to coordinate his parents’ 40th wedding anniversary celebration.
Cody Jamison’s done with relationships and happily enjoying his quiet life—until he meets his noisy temporary neighbor and her band mates. Lily is not his type at all, and the feeling is mutual—she thinks he’s downright stuffy, but sparks fly no matter how much they try to resist. When she has a chance to follow her true passion, all the way to Nashville…it just confirms his initial belief that they are not right for each other, at all. Or are they?
Book #13: Welcome Wagon by Amelia C. Adams (click to purchase)
Gwen Scott has run the bunkhouse at River's End Ranch for a few years now and feels like part of the Weston family. She can't imagine her life any other way and is content with the choices she made that brought her to this point. She's always wondered, though, about a certain guy she knew in college - a guy who set the standard all other men would have to live up to.
Gabe Grant is a successful judge in Oklahoma City, but feels like something is missing from his life. When he takes Amber's advice and books a vacation at the ranch, he has no idea that he's about to be reunited with the one who got away. Suddenly, it's as though his past and his future have collided, and he has to decide what that means.
Sometimes fate--and the fairies--step in to fix the things that once went wrong.
Book #14: Sarsaparilla Showdown by Caroline Lee (click to purchase)
When your first two loves are books and ice cream (not necessarily in that order!) who has time to fall for something else? Sadie Mayfield has gotten really good at admiring handsome men from afar... After all, it's not like they'd be interested in her, would they? But when Shawn starts frequenting her ice cream and soda shop at River's End Ranch, she sets out to become his friend.
Shawn McAllister--father, war vet, piano teacher--could use a friend. For years he's shuffled his daughter Violet from place to place, trying to make ends meet, and hasn't managed to maintain any sort of relationships. Here at River's End Ranch he has a chance to settle down, but only if he can win the annual Chamber of Commerce contest on behalf of his new job.
But when he finds out that his new best friend has entered her shop in the same contest, he knows that he has a problem. And the even bigger problem is that he's beginning to suspect being "just friends" with someone as special as Sadie isn't going to work, either.
Book #15: Mischievous Maid by Cindy Caldwell (click to purchase)
Mirabelle Walters Banks has left her past behind and will do anything to stay at River’s End Ranch’s and never set eyes on Southern California again, and happily takes a job in the housekeeping department. The ranch’s rugged, majestic landscapes just beg to be put down on canvas and she does whatever it takes to stay—all she wants to do is paint.
Tony Morales has had a lifetime to paint the scenery at the ranch, and as the head of security, he has plenty of time to work, paint—and not much more.
Mira is asked to paint a portrait of a favorite at the ranch—a gnome named Gorgeous George—and their paths collide, their passion for art and beauty tying them together. But when her past catches up to her, how can Tony make sure they’ll have all the time they need—together?
Book #16: Baker's Bob by Kirsten Osbourne (click to purchase)
Miranda White loves her job as a baker at River’s End Ranch. She’s been there a year, and the only fly in the ointment is Bob, the chef for Kelsey’s Kafé, who picks a fight with her every single morning. December on the ranch doesn’t only bring skiers and snowmobilers, it also brings cookies. And at River’s End, cookies mean Miranda.
Bob Blakely is clueless about women, and he knows it. Teasing Miranda every morning about the amount of chocolate chips in her cookies seems to be the best way to get her attention. When Kelsi Clapper invites them both to dinner one night, Bob sees his chance to let her know how he feels. Will Miranda be able to see past his tormenting? Or will she choose to spend another Christmas alone?