No Place for a Lady by Maggie Brendan
(Heart of the West Series, Book 1)

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Nothing in her past had prepared her for a Colorado cattle drive--or Luke Weber.

Longing for a new start, Crystal Clark arrives amid the splendor of the high country in June 1892. After the death of her father, Crystal is relieved to be leaving the troubles of her Georgia life behind to visit her aunt's cattle ranch. Despite being raised as a proper Southern belle, Crystal is determined to hold her own in this wild land--even if a certain handsome foreman named Luke doubts her abilities.

Just when she thinks she's getting a handle on the constant male attention from the cowhands and the catty barbs from some of the local young women, tragedy strikes. And saving the ranch from a greedy neighboring landowner means taking charge of a cattle drive, ready or not. Can she rise to the challenge? Or will she head back to Georgia defeated?

"Grab your hat and hold on to the reins for an exciting ride! An exciting historical novel by a rising new author."--DiAnn Mills, author of When the Nile Runs Red, Beyond the Memories, Awaken My Heart, and Lightning and Lace

"This gentle romance set amongst the rugged beauty of the Colorado foothills will warm a reader's heart."--Kim Vogel Sawyer, bestselling author of My Heart Remembers and the Sommerfeld Trilogy

Maggie Brendan is the bestselling author of several books, including the Heart of the West series and The Blue Willow Brides series. She was a 2013 finalist for the Published Maggie Award of Excellence, a 2013 finalist for the Heart of Excellence Readers' Choice Award, a 2012 finalist for Inspirational Reader's Choice award, and a recipient of the 2004 ACW Persistence Award in Atlanta. She is a member of the Author's Guild; Romance Writers of America; Faith, Hope, and Love; and Georgia Romance Writers. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, researching for her novels, and spending time with her family. You can follow her at her website, her blog, and on Facebook and Twitter @MaggieBrendan.

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Maggie Brendan is the author of the Heart of the West and The Blue Willow Brides series. Twice nominated for a RITA, she is a member of the Authors Guild, Romance Writers of America, Georgia Romance Writers, and American Christian Fiction Writers, and lives in Georgia. Visit her at
Published January 1, 2009 by Revell. 305 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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