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GREAT SUMMER READING!
Finally, warm weather is here! Time for deck reading, beach reading, front porch reading, vacation reading, and just plain catching up on your reading! After you have finished CAPTURE MY HEART and A WARRIOR'S PROMISE, you are in for another treat -- Amazon will be reissuing three of my most popular older titles this summer! Coming soon in trade paperback and ebook formats, with brand-new covers: MONTANA WOMAN (originally published in 1990), EMBERS OF THE HEART (also from 1990), and SONG OF THE WOLF (from 1992)! SONG OF THE WOLF was one of my biggest sellers when first published, and many of my readers are eagerly looking forward to the reissue of that one!
If you are new to my writing -- or even if you want to replace old favorites -- please see my Books in Print page for a complete list of all my books, with most recent covers, publication histories, and Amazon.com ordering links. If you prefer the convenience of e-books, check out my E-books List, where you will find ordering links for electronic versions of my books in several different e-book formats. I'm sure you'll find enough new- to- you titles and old favorites to keep you reading until the next brand-new Bittner book comes out next spring!
I'm talking, of course, about LOGAN'S LADY. I have to tell you, I am in love with Logan! The hero and heroine are so different that it makes for some great conflict and wonderful banter. Elizabeth Bennett, a high-born English woman, ends up stranded in Abilene, Kansas, her dreams of investing in the American West shattered, and all her valuables stolen. She is rescued by a rough-and-tumble bounty hunter named Logan Best. These two are both strong-willed and opinionated and dont get along at all at first. But eventually, the princess and the cowboy will realize they had better learn to overcome their differences because try as they might, they cant ignore the feelings they begin to have for each other! I can't wait to find out what kind of cover treatment it will get. I am hoping to get another Jon Paul cover similar to my Outlaw books. Logan Best and Lady Elizabeth Bennett truly deserve a gorgeous, dramatic cover!
More exciting news for 2019: I'll be contributing another brand- new story to a Christmas anthology from Sourcebooks! Many of you who read my 2013 book PARADISE VALLEY have asked for more about Sage and Maggie and the baby Maggie is carrying -- the baby whom Sage promised ot love as his own even though this little one was fathered by another man. The story will be called CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE. Accepting the baby proves to be more difficult than Sage figured, plus there will be some big problems on his huge ranch called PARADISE VALLEY - thus the title, CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE! You will love this beautiful story, to be published October 2019! Meanwhile, if you haven't read PARADISE VALLEY -- see below for links to details and ordering information!
And finally -- I've just sold 3 more books (yet to be written) to Sourcebooks - all set against the Outlaw Trail! Each book will be a single title with new hero and heroine, but each story will touch on other characters I've written about who "visited" the Outlaw Trail, including Jake Harkner! I am going to have so much fun writing these books, and I guarantee, you are going to have as much fun reading them and anticipating which old friends you will be meeting up with again! I can't wait to get started!
Meanwhile, my readers are loving THE LAST OUTLAW, the fourth book in my Outlaw Hearts series! Back when my Sourcebooks editor first read the manuscript, she told me, "This book is so strong! It was emotional and moving and epic - what a beautiful story!" I am excited that reviewers and, most importantly, my readers, agree with her!
It doesn't get any better than that for a writer! I am so proud of this one. Proud of Jake. Unbelievable growth. A face-off with his ugly childhood. Such a true hero in this one (something he would never admit himself!). The story involves Peter and Jeff again, and Gretta MacBain from LOVE'S SWEET REVENGE -- big time! And a whole new level of love and trust between Jake and Randy; their relationship is more beautiful than ever. A real tear-jerker ending -- in a good way! I'm so happy to hear that you, my readers, are thoroughly enjoying the fourth book in the Harkner family saga -- through 37 years and 66 completed novels, YOU are the ones who have kept me going! (Note: Please click on any of the covers below for more information about that book, or see my Outlaw Hearts Series page!)
And don't forget my "Jake" story in a Christmas anthology called CHRISTMAS IN A COWBOY'S ARMS (you'll see the cover for that below). My Harkner family Christmas story, A CHICK- A- DEE CHRISTMAS, shows a softer side of Jake, and will truly round out the series. A CHICK- A- DEE CHRISTMAS is a very sweet 150 - page story involving Jake's little granddaughter Sadie Mae. Through an "unexpected character" (ie, one that I didn't plan but who just "showed up" as I was writing), Jake is filled with the spirit of forgiveness and joy, the celebration of the birth of Christ, and the beauty of Christmas giving.
Eventually, I want to have all of my backlist available for both new readers and long-time fans who have reread the original print versions so many times that the pages wore out! Meanwhile, for a list of all of my books, please see my Past Titles page; for ordering information on all of my new books and reissues, please see Books in E-Reader Formats.
For all of my local readers here in SW Michigan -- my books are available at Hardings Market in Coloma and Back On the Rack in Watervliet! You'll find my new books, as well as an assortment of my older titles. I am excited to have such great outlets for my work right here in and near my own hometown. (Plus, Email me and we can get together for a personalized autograph.)
I'm hearing from more and more men who enjoy my books, like Chester "Chet" Cripe, one of my faithful long-time readers. Chet was a member of the 45th Division of the Army Infantry and was Sergeant of the 4th Platoon. He served on Heartbreak Ridge, Sandbag Castle and Christmas Hill. The Outlaw Hearts Series in particular are packed with action, western history, and solid family values as well as heart- felt romance. Yes, "real" men really DO enjoy reading my books -- and if you don't believe it, ask this Korean War Veteran!
For those of you who purchase my books in e-reader format: Remember, I can "Authorgraph" my e-books -- which means I can send you personalized digital inscriptions for any of my books offered in e-reader format! Click here for details and available e-books.You can include a message to me to receive a personalized inscription that you can view in your favorite reading apps and devices.
And if you want a print book personalized for yourself or before you gift it, just e-mail me privately at firstname.lastname@example.org for mailing information, and I will pay the postage to send the signed books back to you! Or, if you prefer, I can autograph a label for you to stick into your book.
I still have several extra copies of some OLDER BOOKS that are no longer available -- including many of my Foreign Titles! Many of these books have been previously read, but some are brand-new. You can order these older titles, as well as my recently reissued books, directly from me and I will sign them for you -- or for a friend who loves a good read. Please Email me if you're looking for a specific book!
Many thanks for your continuing e-mails and notes. They have certainly brightened my inbox. So many of you are telling me which of my books you have read and loved, and why they are your favorites -- and are looking forward to reading my upcoming new books. I have been sharing many of your messages with all of my readers via my Guestbook page!
A Colt .45, much like the gun my heroes use - and my own .30-.30 rifle. The Colt is surprisingly heavy and requires a strong hand and arm to draw, cock and fire in one swift movement. That would take a LOT of practice!
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