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5 Reads For Every Inner Cowgirl

Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and grab the moonshine because it's time to saddle up and get ready for a wild ride! Spurs, romance, powerful women and gunslinging action—what more could you want? There's a cowgirl's spirit inside us all, and these reads are here to help you discover it.

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A Dangerous Woman from Nowhere by Kris Radish

A timeless adventure story that upends traditional western gender roles, with females taking on the badass role versus being a damsel in distress. Briar Logan must save her husband from lawless gold miners with the help of two strangers. Will her rescue mission be successful, or will she be too late? You won't want to miss this powerful and page-turning read that will leave you hooked right from the start.

Last Chance Cowboys: The Outlaw by Anna Schmidt

If you're looking for a good old fashioned western romance-- no need to look any further because Last Chance Cowboys: The Outlaw will take you on a love-filled journey complete with risk and intrigue! A feisty heroine meets an eager hero and together they must face the dangers of Tucson in order to see the future they both yearn for. Will they conquer, or will they fall?

The Blinds: A Novel by Adam Sternbergh

Part thriller, part western— you'll devour this plot in its entirety from the first word to the last. The Blinds follows Sheriff Calvin Cooper in a rural Texas town where everyone has their hand in crime— whether they were the perpetrator, or were just an innocent bystander. Desperate to protect his own secrets and keep the peace, Cooper is determined to keep a new deputy from tearing apart their town. Will the truth prevail? Find out in this "thrilling Western unlike any you’ve read before.” —Vulture

The Western Star by Craig Johnson

New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson is back with the thirteenth book in his successful Walt Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire. When an old photograph stirs up memories from his time at the Wyoming Sheriff's Association junket, Walt is forced to confront both the past and the present. Murder, trains, and revenge-- The Western Star will leave you dying to know what's next for your favorite sheriff.

The Edge of Violence by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone

Just when he's ready to settle down, tensions arise leaving the fate of the Dakota Territory in Tim Colter's hands. In this riveting western that explores the making of the American dream, two outside groups set their sights on the town of Violet, desperate to gain control of the rails. In order to save the town — and the nation—Tim enlists the help of his trusty friend, Jed Reno in this life or death situation.

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