Miss Kristin Anderson had never left home before, but no one was going to stop her from going to Montana to take possession of Larkspur, the ranch she had inherited. She didn’t know she’d have to outsmart gunslingers and a land grabber named Forsythe.
After the death of her parents, Annie Lash yearned for a man she could give her love to completely. Then a young frontiersman offered her a chance to escape her childhood home. When Annie arrives on the frontier, she discovers hostile Indians, river bandits, and a hidden passion that grows as the strong, young man who fought to tame the wild also begins to tame her stubborn heart.
Molly barely noticed the sedan that pulled up in front of her family’s store. Minutes later, a hail of bullets rained down on her parents. Hod Dolan, the federal agent knows she can identify the gunmen, and soon proposes a trap that uses Molly as bait.
In Oklahoma, 1938, though scarcity and hardship have taken their toll on the spirit of the nation, one young woman still dares to dream. Kathleen Dolan has high hopes for investment in a newspaper, but then trouble strikes.
Ana is a stranger to the lonesome Iowa farm where she has gone to live after the death of her stepdaughter. She struggles to raise her late stepdaughter’s child in a farmhouse filled with danger, but soon finds a daring new dream.
After the death of their mother Summer Kuykendall and her brother travel to Texas to live under the protection of Sam McLean, a family friend. They arrive to find that Sam has been killed, but his son Slater will honour his father’s promise.
At 21, Julia Jones thinks life is passing her by. Her mother’s death four years ago left her in charge of caring for her father and five siblings. When her father finds another woman, Julia suddenly gets another chance for happiness and romance.
In the 1880s, Jane Love comes to Timbertown, Wyoming to escape her heritage and begin a new job and an independent new life. But upon her arrival, she discovers that she and 19 other women were recruited, not to work, but to become wives of lumberjacks. Jane is appalled by the arrangement but agrees to a mock marriage with the town’s owner.
Oklahoma, 1932: Trouble seems to be rolling up like the dust on the dry yellow horizon beyond Henry Ann’s farm. Her father is dead and her two rebellious half-siblings are now her responsibility. Then Tom Dolan, a new neighbor, comes into her life bringing both a ray of hope and burdens of his own. Before they can fully love each other, tragedy strikes. Tom is suspected of murder…and a staunch Henry Ann must stand by his side. Yet despite the dark times ahead, Henry Ann and Tom know they have found a treasure-a bright and shining future worth fighting for.
Eight years have passed since their passionate young love went wrong. Now Nelda returns to her Iowa farmland home, only to rediscover her teenage love who was, for a few brief months, her husband. But is their love reawakening?