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Vickie McDonough

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December 2008

Over 1.5 million books sold!

Bestselling author Vickie McDonough grew up wanting to marry a rancher, but instead, she married a computer geek who is scared of horses. She now lives out her dreams penning romance stories about ranchers, cowboys, lawmen, and others living in the Old West. Vickie is a best-selling author of more than 50 published books and novellas, with over 1.5 million copies sold. Her novels include End of the Trail, winner of the OWFI 2013 Booksellers Best Fiction Novel Award. Whispers on the Prairie was a Romantic Times Recommended Inspirational Book for July 2013. Song of the Prairie won the 2015 Inspirational Readers Choice Award. Gabriel’s Atonement, book 1 in the Land Rush Dreams series, placed second in the 2016 Will

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The Anonymous Bride (Texas ...

3.98 avg rating — 1,580 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Finally a Bride (Texas Boar...

4.18 avg rating — 727 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Second Chance Brides (Texas...

4.11 avg rating — 653 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Gabriel's Atonement (Land R...

4.19 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Whispers on the Prairie (Pi...

4.11 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Long Trail Home (Texas Trai...

4.21 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Fruitcake Bride (The 12...

4.08 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2014
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End of the Trail (Texas Tra...

4.21 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Song of the Prairie (Pionee...

4.31 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The 12 Brides of Summer - N...

4.48 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2015
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The Anonymous Bride Second Chance Brides Finally a Bride
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4.07 avg rating — 3,083 ratings

Gabriel's Atonement Joline's Redemption Sarah's Surrender
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4.19 avg rating — 333 ratings

Whispers on the Prairie Call of the Prairie Song of the Prairie
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4.15 avg rating — 309 ratings

Sooner or Later The Bounty Hunter and the B... A Wealth Beyond Riches
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Outlaw Heart Wild at Heart
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“You best be considerin' the future before you find it arrived and done left you behind.”
Vickie McDonough, South Carolina Brides: 3-in-1 Historical Collection

“When a man becomes a believer in Christ, he becomes part of the family of God. We’re more than friends; we’re brothers.”
Vickie McDonough, South Carolina Brides: 3-in-1 Historical Collection

“Hr heard your prayers, son. He just didn't answer them the way you'd hoped. And there's no special way to talk to God. Just find a quiet place and tell Him what's on your heart like you talk to Lara.”
Vickie McDonough, Gabriel's Atonement


This is our poll for October's Books of the Month - the two with the most votes will be our reads!

A Spy's Devotion (The Regency Spies of London, #1) by Melanie Dickerson A Spy's Devotion by Melanie Dickerson
  8 votes 25.0%

Cold Shot (Chesapeake Valor, #1) by Dani Pettrey Cold Shot by Dani Pettrey
  7 votes 21.9%

Midnight on the Mississippi (Secrets of the South Mysteries #1) by Mary Ellis Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis
  5 votes 15.6%

Against All Odds (Heroes of Quantico, #1) by Irene Hannon Against All Odds by Irene Hannon
  5 votes 15.6%

Distant Echoes by Colleen Coble Distant Echoes by Colleen Coble
  4 votes 12.5%

Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman
  2 votes 6.3%

Rancher Under Fire (Love Inspired Suspense) by Vickie McDonough Rancher Under Fire by Vickie McDonough
  1 vote 3.1%

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