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Thayer, Patricia

Overview
Works: 148 works in 574 publications in 12 languages and 8,728 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Love stories  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PS3620.H39, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Patricia Thayer
Publications by Patricia Thayer
Most widely held works by Patricia Thayer
Coming home to the cowboy by Patricia Thayer( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
New York advertising executive Rebecca Valentine is now facing her biggest challenge -- her biological clock. Trying to get her life sorted out, Rebecca travels to a tranquil ranch in Wyoming. Charming, easygoing Mitchell Tucker isn't at all what Rebecca expected. For this rancher is not only a millionaire businessman but also a world-class dad devoted to his two adorable children. Rebecca can't deny their attraction. But can she really leave the life she thought she wanted -- to reach for the unknown?
The sheriff's pregnant wife by Patricia Thayer( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Surprise is an understatement for Sheriff Reed Larkin when he finds out his childhood sweetheart has returned home. After all these years Paige Keenan's smile can still make his heart ache. But what's the secret he can see in her whiskey-colored eyes? There's a little baby growing inside Paige, and it needs all the love and care she can give. In Reed's strong, protective arms she knows that both she and her baby will be safe. "Dare Paige dream that they could one day become a family?"
Once a cowboy-- by Patricia Thayer( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
"Always the most gorgeous man in town ..." That's how Alisa Merrick sees Kerry Springs's most unattainable rancher, Matt Rafferty. Alisa's a tough politician, but she's never forgotten their wonderful weekend together, or her heartbreak when he walked away. Now Matt's back from the army and he's a changed man: quiet and closed off. Alisa can't help but wonder why, even though she's determined to steer clear. As she watches Matt adjust to civilian life, her old feelings surge up. For, deny it though she might, Matt will "always" be the cowboy for her
The cowboy comes home by Patricia Thayer( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Single mom Jess Calhoun can't help but notice good-lookin', sweet-talkin' cowboy Johnny Jameson swagger into town. He's as wild and untamed as the stallions he trains. But when her young son's dad hit the road, Jess learned never again to trust a man in a Stetson ... The attraction between them is as fiery as a Texan summer, and Johnny finds himself questioning everything. Can this wild wanderer finally put down roots in Larkville ... a place where a couple of very special people have stolen his heart?
The lonesome rancher by Patricia Thayer( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Sloan Merrick may be from Kerry Springs' most famous family, but he's happiest alone on his ranch. After his ex's betrayal, he's determined not to fall again but the intriguing Jade Hamilton is hard to resist. Jade is in Kerry Springs to find out the truth about her past, not to fall in love. Yet she's increasingly drawn to Sloan, and starts to feel that she belongs in Kerry Springs and in his arms. But in her past lurks a secret that could break Sloan's heart
The cowboy's adopted daughter by Patricia Thayer( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Alex Casali cut ties with his roots long ago. Now he's a Texas cowboy. But even a Stetson can't disguise the Italian fire in his eyes. Hired to run a quilting course at the A Bar A ranch, Allie is appalled when a brooding cowboy accuses her of trespassing. Manners make a man, and strong single mom Allie wants nothing to do with arrogant Mr. Casali. But when her little daughter utters her first words in a year to Alex, Allie begins to wonder whether there's more behind his smoldering gray eyes than she first thought
Her Rocky Mountain protector by Patricia Thayer( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Brooding ex-soldier Grady Fletcher plans to keep his mind occupied. Single mum Gina Williams is usually wary around men, but she knows that beneath Grady's gruff exterior lies a trustworthy man. So when Gina's son goes missing, he's the only person she'll trust - a man whose survival instinct is as strong as his heart
Wedding bells at Wandering Creek by Patricia Thayer( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
P.I. Jack Sullivan, black-eyed and dark-hearted, is at Wandering Creek Ranch on official business--business that doesn't include falling for the striking blonde who tries to throw him off her land
Little cowgirl needs a mum by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 301 libraries worldwide
When a little girl peers nervously round the door with an unfinished quilt in her hand, quilt shop owner Jenny's heart melts. Gracie's desperate to finish the work her mother left undone. Evan Rafferty might be the best-looking rancher in town, but he's also the grumpiest! Since being widowed, he's taken refuge in his work - and he's not impressed when a strange woman demands he take his daughter quilting. But Jenny's sparkling eyes are irresistible, and Evan realises he must let go of the past to be the father Gracie needs - and the man Jenny wants
Daddy by Christmas by Patricia Thayer( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 287 libraries worldwide
"Tycoon Jarrett McKane has never believed in Christmas--mistletoe and family just aren't for him! Yet he's drawn toward soon-to-be mom Mia Saunders, even though she's cast him as Scrooge ... For the first time ever Jarrett puts someone else first when trouble comes calling for Mia. and when her bump becomes baby he's even at her bedside! Before Mia, Christmases past were spent alone ... but now this previously ruthless tycoon might just have found a fairytale ending for all his Christmases future!"--Publisher
Tall, dark, Texas ranger by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Noah Cooper is in Kerry Springs to do a job, and as a Texas Ranger he can't afford distraction. A pity, then, that at the center of the mystery is irresistible Lilly Perry ... Having struggled to keep her small family together after her husband left, Lilly's determined to stay a single mom. Noah Cooper's hardly her ideal lodger - the man's way too tough to ignore! He's amazing with her kids, and Lilly can't stop thinking about kissing him. However, want is one thing, trust quite another - with all the secrets between them, can she believe this Texas Ranger's ready for forever?
A mother for the tycoon's child by Patricia Thayer( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Everyone in the town of Destiny thinks dedicated Mayor Morgan Keeenan has no time for relationships. It takes newcomer tycoon and caring single father Justin Hilliard to see past her defenses
Her baby wish by Patricia Thayer( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Kira lit up Trace McKane's life when she said "I do"--Yet when no baby McKanes came, they lost sight of their precious bond. But when their name reaches the top of the adoption list, Trace returns to stand firm and strong by his brave, beautiful wife's side. Kira's touched by how far Trace will go to make her dreams come true. Looking up at her husband as if for the first time, she realises she has all the family she needs. It's then that she is given a miracle
The black sheep's proposal by Patricia Thayer( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"Luke never saw himself returning to Mustang Valley. But he is a Randell and the land is in his blood - and it's calling him back. Blonde beauty Tess Meyers is waiting for Luke Randell's return. Waiting to fight for the place she and her little daughter call home. She thought she was prepared but that was before she caught the piercing gaze of the ruthless tycoon. The businessman in Luke would evict them without a care. But the man in him has different ideas. They live on his land - and he's here to lay claim to a family!"--Publisher description
Raising the rancher's family by Patricia Thayer( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
"New York tycoon Holt Rawlins has ditched his suits, worn in his cowboy boots and pulled his Stetson down low. He's back home to find the truth, not to make friends! That is until beautiful Leah Keenan bursts into his life. She brings with her a small boy who needs their help. And Holt becomes both father and protector. Leah knows that the family they've created isn't real, and soon she'll have to return to her old life. But to leave will break her heart. Will the rugged rancher persuade her to stay?"--Book description
The rancher's doorstep baby by Patricia Thayer( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Cole Parrish arrived at the Bar H ranch to work. That was all. Not to settle down, and certainly not to be tempted by the stunning redhead running the ranch all by herself. Now a little baby has arrived on the doorstep--and Rachel has gone from auntie to mother overnight. She needs all the help she can get ... but Cole can't stay. He never promised anything. Yet Rachel's heart is stolen by the sight of the brooding rancher cradling the tiny infant, and she has to ask herself--if he's so set on leaving, why is Cole still here'
The rebel heir's bride by Patricia Thayer( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Texas Ranger takes a bride by Patricia Thayer( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A child is missing. Texas Ranger Chase Landon has to find him. And the boy he's rescuing is the son he never knew he had ... Mallory was heartbroken when Chase left. She knew his duty was to save those in need, but he didn't ever realize that Mallory needed him most. Now she can only watch as her boy bonds with the man who once stole her heart. Mallory's bright emerald eyes have long invaded Chase's dreams, but now they hold sadness and fear. It's as though she doesn't realize that he's back to claim his bride as well as his son
The lionhearted cowboy returns by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Rancher Lacey Guthrie must auction her livestock to keep a roof over her little family's heads. The man bidding on her prized horses looks up and she's left reeling! Jeff has come back from the army in the same way he left: silently, broodingly, and bringing a whole heap of storming emotions. He says he wants to help her ... But he believes he can't love her, that he's beyond redemption. How will Lacey show Jeff he's a genuine hero?"--Publisher description
Single dad's holiday wedding by Patricia Thayer( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
"Summoned back to her hometown, Lori Hutchinson hides her apprehensions behind a dazzling smile. She may be totally out of her depth, stepping into her father's corporate shoes, but she has a job to do ... Single dad Jace has learned to rely only on himself and his adorable little daughter. His construction business now depends on him working with Lori--so Jace sets out to prove who's boss ... But with the holiday season drawing near, it's not all just business. Jace discovers a sweet, generous woman hiding behind those pinstripes ..."--Publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Wright, Patricia
Languages
English (165)
Spanish (16)
French (12)
Danish (10)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (7)
Italian (6)
German (5)
Afrikaans (5)
Portuguese (4)
Polish (3)
Arabic (1)
Russian (1)
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