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32 books of Deeanne Gist

A feisty romance from a bestselling, Christy-­award-­winning author, set in frontier 1860's Seattle. Can Joe convince this provoking--­but beguiling--­easterner to be his bride?

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From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled--­by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman. When Tillie is enlisted to help tame Mack's rugged behavior by tutoring him in the ways of refined society, the resulting sparks threaten Tillie's efforts to be chosen as Edith Vanderbilt's lady's maid. But the stakes rise even higher when Mack and Tillie become entangled in a cover-­up at the town orphanage. They could both lose their jobs...­and their hearts.

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Romance on the Texas Range with Bestselling Historical Novelist Deeanne GistIn 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal--­to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him.­Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, heads out on a birding expedition, but instead of sighting a painted bunting, her opera glasses capture her telephone man, armed and far away from telephone lines. Palmer is forced to take this alluring troublemaker into his confidence and unwittingly puts her in harm's way. The closer he comes to the gang, the further she works her way into his heart--­and into trouble. Soon it's more than just love that's on the line.

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Gambling everything—including the family farm—Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair’s Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-­reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has trouble keeping his mind on his lessons while intently watching her lips. Like the newly invented Ferris wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor. Can he keep his feet on the ground, or will he be carried away?

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Tired of Waiting for a Match-­Made-­in-­Heaven, She'll Settle for One Made in Texas Whether it's riding bikes, catching snakes, or sliding down banisters, Essie Spreckelmeyer just can't quite make herself into the ideal woman her hometown--­and her mother--­expect her to be. It's going to take an extraordinary man to appreciate her joy and spontaneity--­or so says her doting oil-­man father. Unfortunately such a man doesn't appear to reside in Corsicana, Texas. It's 1894, the year of Essie's thirtieth birthday, and she decides the Lord has more important things to do than provide her a husband. If she wants one, she needs to catch him herself. So, she writes down the names of all the eligible bachelors in her small Texas town, makes a list of their attributes and drawbacks, closes her eyes, twirls her finger, and ... picks one. But convincing the lucky "husband-­to-­be" is going to a bit more of a problem. Join Deeanne Gist for another unforgettable tale and find out whether Essie's plan . . .

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Humorous romance from a best-­selling, Christy-­award-­winning author. Sequel to Courting Trouble, set in Texas in the 1890's.

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