Tina Leonard
USA Today Bestselling Author

Frisco Joe’s Fiancee& Laredo’s Sassy Sweetheart

About the Book

The first two books in the Malfunction Junction series, Cowboys By The Dozen, are together reissued in a special Showcase release. Enjoy!

FRISCO JOE’S FIANCÉE

Someone had rounded up a herd of twenty women for the Union Junction Ranch, home to twelve hard-ridin’, heartbreakin’ cowboy brothers! With the oldest conveniently gone from home, second-born Frisco Joe Jefferson smelled one big rat. The ladies claimed to have answered a housekeeper ad, but Frisco could spot matchmaking at ten paces. He almost shooed them away—then he looked into single mom Annabelle Turnberry’s beautiful blue eyes, and “Go away” became “Stay….”

Oh, my! The eleven hunky examples of pure testosterone intimidated the once-burned, twice-shy Annabelle, especially the tall, dark and glowering Frisco. But when Frisco sweettalked her cranky baby girl to sleep, Annabelle’s wary heart warmed. This cowboy acted tough only to protect his family—could he be gentled by a woman’s tender touch?

LAREDO’S SASSY SWEETHEART

Laredo Jefferson was eight seconds from shaking the dust of Union Junction, Texas, from his boots. Eight seconds from discovering the Something Big he was destined to do. He couldn’t reckon how he’d promised those eight seconds to sweet filly Katy Goodnight, but he sure as shootin’ knew why. He wanted to be her hero. And that meant riding the beast Bloodthirsty Black.

Laredo was a lover, not a bull rider. Still, he craved a challenge—and so, it seemed, did Katy. For this gun-shy Lonely Hearts gal handpicked him to unsaddle her of her virginity. Suddenly, where Katy was concerned, eight seconds could never be enough….