Cowboy Corner

Cowboy Dreamin’ Series


Mesa Arraguso writes about hot cowboys for a living. Being a romance writer has it perks and its drawbacks. She spends a lot of time alone in front of her computer, but she gets to fantasize about incredibly hot men wearing cowboy boots and Stetsons. While visiting San Antonio, Texas for a writer’s conference, she finds herself stranded on the back roads of Bandera only to be rescued by one of the most gorgeous men she’s ever encountered, be it fantasy or for real.

Joel Young is a cowboy. From the top of his Stetson to the tip of his dirty cowboy boots, he’s cowboy through and through. Along with rescuing women when they do silly things like running out of gas miles from town on a dirt road, he spends his days herding cattle, fixing fences and breaking horses.

Can one handsome cowboy and a city-girl from LA find common ground is the Hill Country long enough to see beyond a quick fling?


Jeffery Young is tired of women and their games. His son’s mother did enough damage to his heart to last a lifetime. Now, he had to deal with the architect helping the land developers tear up the local ranches for their houses. Not on his watch.

Terri Kennedy had her own plans. As the architect for a large land development in Bandera Texas, the deal would put her business on the map, but dealing with the stubborn, bullheaded male from the local ranch didn’t come with her job description. Maybe staying on their guest ranch would give her some clues as how to handle Mr. Stubborn Jackass.

Will the secrets she’s harboring keep him from getting close?

Can he learn to trust women again or should be play the game to find out what’s she’s up to?


Paige Tyler didn’t want to be the preacher’s daughter anymore. She wanted the freedom to live her own life, do what she wanted and find the man of her dreams. What she didn’t expect to find was that man drunk off his ass and needing her assistance to handle three guys wanting to beat him up in a bar fight.

Jacob Young’s life was a mess. Finding solace in a bottle of booze was the answer to his guilt-ridden conscious until an angel in leather pulls him up by his boot straps, brushes him off and convinces him life is worth living.

Do opposites really attract? Can a cowboy with a wounded heart be the answer to her prayers? It’s all in For the Love of a Cowboy.


Peyton Matthews has lived through years of emotional abuse at the hands of her ex. She’s started a new life in Bandera, Texas working as a bartender at The Dusty Boot, but she gets all gooey inside when she meets the gaze of one of the sexy Young triplets. Jason’s hot body jacks her libido up to full on furnace mode with nothing more than a look and a crook of his finger.

Jason Young doesn’t do relationships in any sense of the word, but when he finally gets a chance at the hot bartender from The Dusty Boot, he jumps into the sex only thing with both feet. He needs to keep it sex only. When things heat up between them, he starts feeling the pinch of the relationship bug.

Can their explosive sex life lead to something more?


Jeremiah Young has been Callie Lewis’s full-on crush from the time she was a freshman in high school and he tutored her in Math, now they are both grown ups trying to find their way in the world. Can she convince herself he is her Forever Kind of Cowboy before he walks away?

Jeremiah does the finances for Thunder Ridge. He’s managed to build quite a little nest egg for himself and his family over the last few years with smart investments, but he wants to make sure he can take care of a family before he puts his feet in that pool. Callie has been a friend all these years so when did she grow up to be a gorgeous woman?

Can two stubborn, individualistic people come together to build a lifetime of love or will their pride and goals get in the way of a forever kind of love?


When Candace Alexander arrives in Bandera Texas, she’s there to visit an old friend, not find a boyfriend, but the moment she sets eyes on Joshua Young, she decides she wants to experience everything cowboy including anything and everything he can provide.

Joshua Young likes the looks of Candace the moment she spills beer down the back of his shirt. Red hair and bright green eyes drag him in and hang on tight. He can’t seem to get her out of his mind and when she askes him to help her experience everything to do with the cowboy lifestyle, he’s definitely intrigued.

Will life in Los Angeles drag her back to the real world before she’s ready or will the fascinating cowboy keep her tied up for a good, long while?


Samantha Harris has the perfect life. As country music’s biggest and fastest rising star, she’s got it made from the fancy bus to lots of money, but she doesn’t have time for love. With a stalker hot on her trail, things can get ugly fast. Enter one hot, local cowboy named Jackson Young.

Jackson Young has had a wee bit of a crush on hot country star Samantha Harris for a while. Not one to miss an opportunity to get closer, he takes his soon to be sister in law’s job offer to be Samantha’s personal body guard for a benefit concert. When Samantha approaches him about a job on the side, he’s all for it until he finds out she wants him to be her fake boyfriend so they can find out who is stalking her.

Will the ruse become a reality and what happens when the stalker is revealed? Will all of Samantha’s demons tear her and Jackson apart before love can bloom?


Jonathan Young is the cowboy nerd of the Young brood. He’s the website and marketing go to person for Thunder Ridge and he’s not nearly as ruggedly handsome as his eight brothers, or so he thinks. Nerds aren’t like that. They sit behind computers, work on graphics, content, and how to make their clients rich by pushing the envelope to get the name out there. He’s done that for years. Now it’s time to see what else is in his future.

Enter Mandy Jenkins, wild child of Bandera Texas and honorary family member of the Young’s. She’s gorgeous, funny, smart, and sweet, and she apparently wants him. Can he come out of his shell and be the man she needs?

Mandy Jenkins has wanted Jonathan Young for over three years. He’s been the cowboy of her dreams, since the day she met him. Unfortunately, he didn’t seem interested at all and she’s about given up on the vision of happily ever after with him. A secret in her past could put him beyond her grasp, even if it wasn’t her fault.

Will they be able to find true love or will past mistakes be the end of what could prove to be the best thing they ever had?


Love is on the distant horizon for Joseph Young. As the last available Young brother, he’s got his share of ladies vying for his attention and he loves every minute of it even if it means getting shot at. When a stunning redhead shows up on his radar, he’s intrigued, but nowhere ready to go beyond a few stolen moments.

Rose Gilbert isn’t looking for love in the remote town of Bandera. She’s there for one reason, to get some lab samples for her job and go home to New York where she has the conveniences of shops close by, subway trains to take her where she wants to go, and a life she enjoys.

Will secrets and corporate corruption lay waste to something that might be the best thing to ever happen to them?

What happens when two such different people are attracted to one another? Sparks fly, worlds collide, and intrigue is the name of the game.


Eight Second Ride Series


Meet two champion bull riders–macho, muscled Marlboro Men, confident, cocksure cowboys–from their struggle for survival in the rodeo arena, and 8 seconds of fame on the back of a 2000 lb bull to their most private encounters behind closed doors where their world is about to explode…

Levi Bond is a seasoned pro, competing for the World Championship. Bull riding is what gets his adrenaline pumping, his heart racing, and makes him feel like a million bucks. That, and the idea of getting it on with Curt Walsh, one of the up and coming stars of the bull riding circuit. Powerfully attracted, Curt’s confused and unsure which way he wants his life to go. Will Levi still be around, available and interested when the final decision is made?

Get set for a wild ride in this cowboy romance, sizzling with intense desire, unbridled passion, and unexpected emotion as Levi and Curt, drawn together like mega magnets, battle not only life threatening, white knuckled action in the arena, but cruelty and bias outside it. The prospect of falling in love is as terrifying as staying on the bull without it killing them!


Rusty Arnold was on the top of the bull rider’s circuit, heading for a world championship when a bad ride took that away, leaving him with a broken leg and a shredded soul. Not knowing whether his career was over or not, he turns to fellow bull rider and his good friend growing up, Lucas Jacks for support.

Lucas Jacks is an up and coming rider on the circuit. Watching his friend and fellow rider take a hard hit in the arena makes him feel the morality of the ride more than ever. Eight seconds of glory can be over in the snap of a bone.

When friends turn to lovers in the heat of the moment, will they be able to see past the testosterone laden sport of bull riding, to find some kind future together?


Temptation (Shadows of the Heart Series)


Charlie Abrams didn’t know what she’d find when she drove down the gravel driveway of her new home. It certainly wasn’t the sexy cowboy coming out of her barn wearing no shirt, low slung jeans, and dirty boots. Fresh out of a nasty divorce, the last thing she needs is another man.

Caleb Armstrong thought he was taking a new job training horses for a city slicker wannabe where he could make some quick money and move on until he ran into his new boss. Charlie Abrams wasn’t supposed to be an experienced trainer with her hopes set on taking the cutting horse business by storm.

Together they’ll burn up the sheets and ride out some trouble on the ranch, but will they be able to see past the hot nights and sweaty bodies to decide if there is a future worth fighting for?


Lone Star Burn: Lost Soul (Kindle Worlds)


Brock Callahan has spent the last fifteen years in federal prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Hardened beyond redemption, he heads back to Bard Texas to find the person who framed him only to run into the one woman he hasn’t been able to forget. Today, his world began to turn again.

Libby Reynolds loved and lost at the tender age of sixteen when the man of her dreams was tried and convicted of murder. Unable to believe he could ever hurt someone, she’s always held out the hope that someday he would come back to her. That day is today.

Can Brock and Libby find their way back to each other when the truth is revealed? Murder, lies, and broken hearts are the name of the game when the sun sets and the web of corruption is exposed.


The Omega Team: SEALed by Love

(Kindle Worlds)


Colt Ryder is tough. The SEALs made him that way. When he is sent back to his hometown to help his former best friend, he realizes tough isn’t enough once Sophie gets under his skin. Will he be able to forget her betrayal and help her save her place?

Sophie Nix is in trouble. Drug runners are using her land to bring cocaine into Texas and she needs help stopping them from cutting her fences. Her ranch hands are good, of that she has no doubt, but she needs professionals to catch the bad guys.

Enter the best of the Omega Team, Colt Ryder.

Will he be able to protect Sophie and still keep her at a distance or will the kingpin of the drug cartel manage to take his revenge?