Madeline Baker
Tales of Western Romance

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The inspiration for all my Indian heroes. He used to dance in the Indian Village at Disneyland.

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Mandy's Old West News and Notes

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The Back Cover Copy says

Cathy Stevens is distraught when her parents announce they must move to a small town in New Mexico. Her only consolation she will be able to have her own horse. And on her first day exploring, a Horses for Sale sign grabs her attention.

Randy Lanigan, son of the bank president and ranch owner, most popular boy in high school, and star quarterback, shows Cathy the horses for sale and asks her out. Taken with her beauty and wit, he wants her for his next girl.

Shane Red Crow, an Apache who lives with his great-great-grandfather, returns to high school because of a promise made to his mother. Twenty years old, he is a loner with a bad reputation. He too seems to have a soft spot for Cathy.

When Cathy finds herself in trouble, will it be Randy or Shane whose sweet embrace she truly needs?


The latest news ~

Some years ago, I wrote a short story about a teenage girl who gets pregnany by one guy and marries another. It's set in 1957. Since I've never read it at my critique group, I sent it to a friend to read. She said she couldn't put it down and read it in one sitting, so I'm guessing it's not too bad You can get a sneak peek by clicking the link in the right hand column.

My three Lighting short stories - Catch the Lightning, Capture the Lightning and Seize Lightning are now combined in one volume titled LIGHTNING STRIKES. It also contains two Amanda Ashley stories, Sandy's Angel and Jessie's Girl.

I finished FOLLOW THE LIGHTNING and sent it to my editor. Now the waiting begins.

By December, EC Blush and Amazon will have re-published all of my Leisure and Signet back list as ebooks.

The following books are now available in print ~

Reckless Heart
Reckless Love
Reckless Desire
Reckless Embrace
The Spirit Path
Under Apache Skies
Heart of the Hunter
Love's Serenade
Dakota Dreams
Cheyenne Surrender
Apache Flame
Hawk's Woman
Lakota Love Song
Wolf Shadow

A Darker Dream
Deeper Than the Night
Midnight Embrace
Embrace the Night
First Love, Wild Love

If you're an Amanda Ashley fan, her book, BEAUTY'S BEAST,is currently in stores. Her last Children of the Night book will be published in September 2015.

Hope all is well in your corner of the world!




SOME OF MY FAVORITE QUOTES ~

"Men may fail in this country, earthquakes may come, seas may heave beyond their bounds, there may be a great drought, disaster, and hardship but this nation, founded on principles laid down by men whom God raised up, will never fail. This is the cradle of humanity, where life on this earth began in the Garden of Eden. This is the place of the new Jerusalem. This is the place that The Lord said is favored above all other nations in all the world. This is the place where the Savior will come to His temple. This is the favored land in all the world. Yes, I repeat, men may fail, but this nation won't fail. Harold B. Lee

Having more money doesn't make you happier. I have 50 million dollars, but I was just as happy when I only had 48 million. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger.

We are here on earth to do good unto others. What the others are here for, I have no idea. ~ WH Auden

If life were fair Elvis would still be alive today and all the impersonators would be dead. ~ Johnny Carson

Hollywood must be the only place on earth where you can be fired by a man wearing a Hawaiian shirt and a baseball cap. ~ Steve Martin

If God had intended us to fly he would have made it easier to get to the airport.
~ Jonathan Winter

I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it. ~ Robert Benchley

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. ~ John Glenn

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. ~ Benjamin Franklin


America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real, but the moon landing was faked ~ David Letterman