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Paloma and the Horse Traders
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Paloma and the Horse Traders
The Spanish Brand Series, Book 3
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The love of two brave souls offers an "oasis of beauty" on the harsh New Mexico frontier in this acclaimed historical Western romance series (Publisher's Weekly).

In the late 1700s, rancher Marco Mondragón and his loving wife Paloma Vega live on the edge of Indian territory. And while the Kwahadi Comanches seem to be making their peace with the settlers of the Spanish Colony of Nuevo Mexico, other Comanche bands are terrorizing the plains, led by the ruthless renegade, Great Owl.

Great Owl's threat to the tentative peace must be squelched. So Marco and his Comanche friend Toshua gather a ragtag but determined force and head north to land that is contested by both Utes and Comanches. They know they are woefully outnumbered. But they must defeat Great Owl—or die trying.

With vivid historical depictions and compelling storylines, "Kelly has the rare ability to create realistic yet sympathetic characters that linger in the mind" (Library Journal).

The love of two brave souls offers an "oasis of beauty" on the harsh New Mexico frontier in this acclaimed historical Western romance series (Publisher's Weekly).

In the late 1700s, rancher Marco Mondragón and his loving wife Paloma Vega live on the edge of Indian territory. And while the Kwahadi Comanches seem to be making their peace with the settlers of the Spanish Colony of Nuevo Mexico, other Comanche bands are terrorizing the plains, led by the ruthless renegade, Great Owl.

Great Owl's threat to the tentative peace must be squelched. So Marco and his Comanche friend Toshua gather a ragtag but determined force and head north to land that is contested by both Utes and Comanches. They know they are woefully outnumbered. But they must defeat Great Owl—or die trying.

With vivid historical depictions and compelling storylines, "Kelly has the rare ability to create realistic yet sympathetic characters that linger in the mind" (Library Journal).

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  • A well-known veteran of the romance writing field, Carla Kelly is the author of thirty-one novels and three nonfiction works, as well as numerous short stories and articles for various publications. She is the recipient of two RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America for Best Regency of the Year; two Spur Awards from Western Writers of America; two Whitney Awards, 2011 and 2012; and a Lifetime Achievement Award from Romantic Times. Kelly's interest in historical fiction is a byproduct of her lifelong study of history. She's held a variety of jobs, including public relations work for major hospitals and hospices, feature writer and columnist for a North Dakota daily newspaper, and ranger in the National Park Service (her favorite job) at Fort Laramie National Historic Site and Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. She has worked for the North Dakota Historical Society as a contract researcher. Interest in the Napoleonic Wars at sea led to a recent series of novels about the British Channel Fleet during that conflict. Of late, Kelly has written two novels set in southeast Wyoming in 1910 that focus on her Mormon background and her interest in ranching. You can find the author on the Web at: www.CarlaKellyAuthor.com.

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