She vowed never to love…
One would hardly see a three-story mansion, unlimited bank account, and high-end clothes as a prison. But to Kaitlyn “Issy” Summers, her family’s opulence only represents pain, betrayal and fear. To deal with her heartbreaking past, Issy finds multiply ways to self-destruct and harden her heart from ever being hurt again.
He vowed to make her his…
Grant Forester won’t give up on the woman he has loved for years. He sees past the anger and bitterness to the wounded girl in need of healing. He has the secret to freedom if she would only trust him.
But when darkness and deceit surfaces, their ability to choose may become nothing more than an illusion.
Shackled Lily is the second book in the Winsor Series, but can be read as a stand alone novel.
Book 1 — Shattered Rose
Book 2 — Shackled Lily
Book 3 — Splintered Oak
Books 1-3 in the Texas Women of Spirit series. Clean, Christian fiction set in 1890’s Texas.Book 1: The River Girl’s SongZillia Bright never dreamed she’d be orphaned at sixteen and left to care for her baby brother and Papa’s farm. With only a mule and a hundred year old shotgun , she must fight to protect what’s hers. Countless dangers lurk on the Bastrop, Texas riverside. Zillia must rely on the help of her best friends, Soonie and Wylder, to hold her world together. With Zillia’s struggles come unexpected miracles, and proof that God might just listen to the prayers of a river girl.Book 2: The Comanche Girl’s Prayer It’s 1890. Called by God, nineteen-year-old Soonie Eckhart travels to an illegal Comanche and Kiowa settlement in North Texas to become a teacher for the children in hiding. Despite her Comanche roots, she finds many in the group, including a volatile young man named Lone Warrior, refuse to accept her. After a chance encounter in the hills with a band of dangerous men, Soonie must draw on the deepest parts of her faith and courage to survive. Book 3: The Saloon Girl’s JourneyWeary of the saloon girl life—and tired of being slapped around—Darla North decides to start over and let her new-found faith lead her. A friend sends her to Downs House, a place for ‘unfortunate women.’ Darla is offered a home—if she can behave herself. Old habits are hard to break, but Darla is desperate to prove to everyone that she’s changed, especially Ethan Downs, the owner’s sensitive and sweet son. But when Darla’s past threatens to catch up with her, she must decide to face the truth . . . or run away again.
Nothing like walking straight into the bedroom to see your fiancé in bed with another woman, but that’s okay. . . Tori’s a strong woman who didn’t need love in the first place. She’s above it all and can’t wait to go home to Fireweed Island to escape the drama for the summer. She’s thrilled to teach summer school and remodel her family home in peace and quiet. So why is it that if Tori is so over love, she notices the hot owner of the construction company? Okay, she doesn’t just notice him. She lets him sneak right into her fantasies where he does amazing things to her. It isn’t until Mason shows her how a real man is supposed to be that she allows herself to believe in love again. But will the pain from her past ever let her truly experience a happily-ever-after?——————-Back Cover Tori Aickens understands more than most what it feels like to lose the ones you love, but she also understands how to survive that kind of pain by leaving it all behind and never looking back. Unfortunately, while she’s busy never looking back, she walks straight ahead to find her fiancé cheating on her with a grin on his face.Tori decides to return to Fireweed Island to teach for the summer, but coming back to a place where ghosts lurk in even the happiest of memories makes her face the heartache of her past she’s done so well at leaving behind. It isn’t until Gabby introduces Mason Rhodes to her that she realizes kindness can exist in this overly brutal thing called life, and maybe not all men are meant to self-destruct, or she’s just been sniffing in too much ocean air.Either way, spending time with Mason on Fireweed Island leaves Tori questioning if the carefully constructed life she left behind in New York is one she even wants any longer. Mason is determined to break down Tori’s barriers, but she’s not sure she’s strong enough to let go of her past and imagine a future that risks her heart getting broken again, and she wonders if there’s such a thing as the right love at the wrong time…Fans of the Beyond Love Series will enjoy seeing old friends and reading about fresh characters in this carefully woven tale of love, heartache, and new beginnings.Island County SeriesFinding Love (Tori’s story)Love Redone (Natalie’s story)Tangled Love (Sophie’s story)Forever Love (Jewels’ story)Beyond Love SeriesBeyond Control (Gabby’s story)Beyond Doubt (Brandy’s story)Beyond Reason (Lily’s story)Beyond Intent (Gabby’s story)Beyond Chance (Brandy’s story)Beyond Promise (Lily’s story)Beyond the Mistletoe (Emily’s story)
Love. War. Both equally destructive to Emily’s ambitions.
Though she left Charleston a spoiled daughter of the South, Emily returns from her stay in the North a changed young woman. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her secret dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. As the passions sweeping North and South toward war threaten to envelop the city she loves, Emily must battle her father’s traditional expectations in her own bid for freedom. Meanwhile, the real fight may lie within her heart, which stubbornly refuses to accept that a choice for independence must be a choice against love.
A spinoff series from the Amazon #1 bestselling author of the Three Rivers Ranch Romance series! Before the Leap features a new ranch, with new cowboys to fall in love with… Go to Gold Valley, Montana and the Horseshoe Home Ranch to find your next happily ever after!Can Jace find a way to forgive before it’s too late?Jace Lovell only has one thing left after his fiancé abandons him at the altar: his job at Horseshoe Home Ranch. He throws himself into becoming the best foreman the ranch has ever had—and that includes hiring an interior designer to make the ranch owner’s wife happy.Belle Edmunds is back in Gold Valley after she lost her job at a prestigious design firm in California. She’s working for a conglomerate, but she’s desperate to build a portfolio that she can use to start her own firm in Montana. She applies for the job at Horseshoe Home, and though Jace and Belle grew up together, they’ve never seen eye to eye on much more than the sky is blue.The spark between them now that they’re adults can’t be denied, and as Jace and Belle attempt to work together, they also fight their growing attraction to each other. But Jace isn’t anywhere near forgiving his fiancé, and he’s not sure he’s ready for a new relationship with someone as fiery and beautiful as Belle. Can she employ her patience while he figures out how to forgive so they can find their own brand of happily-ever-after?**This is Book 1 in a brand-new series! See below for the order of books Liz has written. All books are standalone romances, but are tied to a specific place to create a series.Gold Valley Romance (spinoff series from Three Rivers Ranch):Before the Leap (Book 1)After the Fall (Book 2) – coming February 20, 2017Through the Mist (Book 3) – coming April 3, 2017Three Rivers Ranch Romance:Second Chance Ranch (Book 1)Third Time’s the Charm (Book 2)Fourth and Long (Book 3)Fifth Generation Cowboy (Book 4)Sixth Street Love Affair (Novella)The Seventh Sergeant (Book 5)Eight Second Ride (Book 6)Christmas in Three Rivers (Novella collection)The First Lady of Three Rivers Ranch (Book 7 – can also be read first!)Lucky Number Thirteen (Novella) ~ coming March 6, 2017!
What’s your biggest fear? For amateur witch Penny Banks, it’s failure. Business is slow for Penny, the only PI in a small box-canyon town nestled in the mountains of Colorado. When the town mayor offers Penny a case, she can’t turn it down. While Penny struggles to unravel the case, she also has to figure out if she’s really capable of working magic. An ancient book told Penny that it was her destiny to become a witch, but if that’s true wouldn’t she be better at it? It’s a good thing Penny’s knitting circle is willing to lend a hand! A hunky vampire, a blue-haired rival witch, and a high-maintenance Chihuahua named Blueberry Muffin help (and hinder!) Penny along the way.
Betty Barnes finds herself hundreds of miles away from her Guymon, Oklahoma home. Since leaving for a large Bible College in Missouri, her life has been twisted around. Not that things weren’t already a challenge for her with her brother in Vietnam and her heart bleeding from a recent break up. Faced with unbearable loneliness and loss, she arrives at a diner six miles from Nashville. There, she has a chance to pick up the pieces and build a new life for herself as an independent young woman with a great future ahead of her.
Julie doesn’t know she needs a little miracle in her life until she meets Melissa…
Melissa believes in miracles because she is one. Orphaned at birth and born with HIV during a time when just the mention of the immune disorder still scared many people, the precocious twelve-year-old never gives up hope. As Julie and Melissa begin anew life together, they don’t need anything or anyone, except each other.
Peter is a middle aged Country Western singer who needs a little miracle in his life. His marriage is crumbling, his career waning and he has to be sobered up before every performance. After one last stint in rehab, he’s alone and lost. Until he meets Melissa and her foster mom.
How can one young girl change so many lives? Meeting Melissa is a fun, sassy romance filled with first kisses and first true loves; a sweet mix of romantic interludes that will make you laugh and cry. Isn’t it time you met Melissa?
There is no sun. There is no moon. There is only gray—the smog belched from coal-fueled factories. The Workers silently shuffle to their assigned posts. The Outcasts watch from the alley walls. On every corner, a Watcher stands stone-faced, a rifle in hand. This is the only life that exists. Beyond the mountains is a dream. But dreams are foolish in a place like this. Hannah has spent nineteen years dodging Watchers and doing as she is told.Do not look Watchers in the eye. Don’t give them a reason to notice you.But when she wakes to the valley exploding in revolution, Hannah is forced onto a dangerous path, where nothing is what she believed. Suddenly freedom is in her grasp, and the way there requires working with the men she once feared.
Home to Walnut Ridge – The Teacup Novellas Book ThreeIt seems everyone needs a second chance. Tracey Collins just left Washington D.C. after her dream job became a personal nightmare. Back home in Jacobs Mill, Tennessee, she quickly realizes she’s not the only one needing a fresh start. Her sister Alex is in the midst of a career change, finding new inspiration restoring furniture. Their father, a former pastor who’s had his own share of disillusionment, now mentors a strange bunch of misfit bikers who do odd jobs around town as ministry. Among them, an intriguing former attorney named Noah, still running from a painful past, catches Tracey’s eye. Secrets are uncovered and hearts are restored in Jacobs Mill as they all work together to renovate an old smokehouse into a new shop called Second Chances.