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Thayer, Patricia

Works: 163 works in 661 publications in 12 languages and 8,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PS3620.H39, 813.6
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Publications about Patricia Thayer
Publications by Patricia Thayer
Most widely held works by Patricia Thayer
The cowboy comes home by Patricia Thayer( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Single mum 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 upped sticks and 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 Larkville?
Her Rocky Mountain protector by Patricia Thayer( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 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
Once a cowboy-- by Patricia Thayer( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 288 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 ..."--Page 4 of cover
Coming home to the cowboy by Patricia Thayer( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
New York advertising executive Rebecca Valentine is now facing her biggest challenge-her biological clock. In an effort 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 lonesome rancher by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 284 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 sheriff's pregnant wife by Patricia Thayer( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 274 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?
Wedding bells at Wandering Creek by Patricia Thayer( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 267 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 259 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
Tall, dark, Texas ranger by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 257 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 ... Independent Lilly's determined to stay a single mom, so having a gorgeous lodger such as Noah Cooper in her house is hardly ideal. He may be amazing with her kids, but Lilly can't stop thinking about kissing him! Wanting is one thing ... but with all the secrets that lie between them, can either of them ever really trust the other'
The cowboy's adopted daughter by Patricia Thayer( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 256 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."--Taken from cover p.4
Daddy by Christmas by Patricia Thayer( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 244 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
A mother for the tycoon's child by Patricia Thayer( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 218 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 209 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
Raising the rancher's family by Patricia Thayer( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 201 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 black sheep's proposal by Patricia Thayer( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 184 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
Second chance rancher by Patricia Thayer( Book )
8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
"Single dad Kase Rawlins wants to give his little girl, Addy, a fresh start in life by moving back to the family ranch. The only downside to that plan is seeing his neighbor Laurel Quinn every day--his first love and the woman he walked away from. After being jilted at the altar, Laurel decided to focus her attention on training and breeding her quarter horses. But being around Kase, she's finding her heart is being stolen once again, and not just by the rugged rancher. Because it seems Addy's mission is to make Laurel her new mommy!"--Page [4] of cover
The rancher's doorstep baby by Patricia Thayer( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 152 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'
Texas Ranger takes a bride by Patricia Thayer( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 151 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 the 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
Single dad's holiday wedding by Patricia Thayer( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Sumond 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 learnt to rely only on himself and his adorable little daughter. The future of his construction business is now in Lori's hands, so Jace sets out to prove who's boss. But with Christmas drawing near Jace starts to discover there's a sweet, generous woman hiding behind Lori's pinstripes - one who's getting under his skin. Is this the season for second chances?
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