Sons Of A Gun Series Book 5

»Posted on May 11, 2020 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Sons Of A Gun Series Book 5

The last book in the Sons Of A Gun Series is available on Amazon


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While reading her grandmother’s diary, Rosemary Dalton discovers a skeleton in her ancestral closet. But during a trip to her grandfather’s hometown, Rosie suspects her grandmother kept an important secret from her family. When Rosie’s mother threatens to destroy her future, Rosie enlists the help of the handsome young rancher who befriends her, hoping they can prevent a horrible misjustice.


Michael McLennon is torn between acknowledging his growing feelings for sweet, kind-hearted Rosie and joining his family against her greedy mother who refuses to consider anyone’s opinion except her own. Fate creates an unexpected situation which may assist the McLennon family in fighting the menace threatening the future of every McLennon living on the Double M Ranch. While hoping to win Rosie’s heart, Michael also vows to save the family legacy.


Will Michael and Rosie ensure the truth prevails? Or could a shattered love from generations past tear them apart forever?


Readers: I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed reading the Sons Of A Gun historical western romance series, and I would appreciate it if you could take time to post a review on Amazon or other social platform of your choosing.  Thank you so much for your support!

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Sons Of A Gun Series Book 4

»Posted on Apr 27, 2020 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Sons Of A Gun Series Book 4

Book 4 in the Sons Of A Gun Series is Available on Amazon at  

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In spring 1887 after the worst Montana winter in decades, Violet Campbell discovers most of the family’s herd of cattle has perished in the relentless blizzards and frigid temperatures, one of which took her father’s life. Already heartbroken, Violet is further devastated when her brother takes their remaining funds and returns east to complete veterinary school, instructing her to sell out to their neighbors. Violet refuses to sell but soon realizes her handsome, interfering neighbor is the least of her troubles.

Simon McLennon dreams of winning Violet’s heart. But she refuses to sell to him, convinced she’ll arrange a loan from the bank. Not long after Violet is left alone, Simon discovers his help is desperately needed. All will be fine if she never learns what he’s done.

Will Simon and Violet admit their feelings for each other? Or will one crushing defeat after another prevent Violet from having her ranch and forever love?

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Sons Of A Gun Series Book 3

»Posted on Apr 14, 2020 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Sons Of A Gun Series Book 3

Sons Of A Gun Series Book 3 is here.

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Willow Harrison is forced to disguise herself as a boy when she and her brother flee the Texas ranch they’ve called home their entire lives. Considering their past, they can never return. If anyone learns their true identities while on the run, they will spend the rest of their days in prison, or worse.

Adam McLennon unknowingly hires the fugitives to work with his Thoroughbreds and Morgan stock on the Double M Ranch. Adam couldn’t be more satisfied with their work, but he suspects the two brothers are hiding something. He’s determined to discover what it might be.

What will happen if Adam learns one of his talented horse wranglers is a woman? Will he concede she’s perfect for the job? Especially if Willow has already found a way into his heart. Discovering all of her family secrets could spoil everything. Or can Adam and Willow find a future together?


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Sons Of A Gun Series Book Two

»Posted on Mar 29, 2020 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Sons Of A Gun Series Book Two

As we say goodbye to March and we’re staying home safe, it’s the perfect time to read a new book.

Available on March 31, A REINVENTED LADY

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A REINVENTED LADY, Book Two in the Sons Of A Gun Series

Iris Lake escapes her disreputable past by accepting a position as Milestone’s new schoolteacher. She’s convinced nothing can ruin her happiness, until she learns the gentleman courting her is a lawman. Iris ends their friendship, hoping Daniel will never learn the truth about her. But keeping her distance from the handsome and persistent deputy becomes a challenge.

Daniel McLennon grows closer each day to fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a Pinkerton agent. And he plans to further boost his promising career by finding the culprits responsible for a local bank robbery and recovering the missing money. Provided he can trust the information he learned from the new schoolteacher.

Iris fears her former life will spoil her happy future. Will Daniel look beyond Iris’s past? If forced to decide between Iris or his law enforcement dreams, will Daniel follow his ambitions or follow his heart?

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Sons Of A Gun Series is Here!

»Posted on Mar 15, 2020 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Sons Of A Gun Series is Here!

After working on this new historical western romance series for over a year, the first book will be brought to you by the leprechauns, published on March 17th.

One family patriarch living with a decades-old secret.
Five sons who grew up on the family ranch.
Five young ladies who find true love.
Five books in a historical western romance series.

Book 1 – a young lady flees her home despite ruined plans to become a mail-order bride; Book 2 – the new schoolteacher attracts the attention of the local deputy and fears he will learn about her lawless past; Book 3 – a female horse wrangler disguised as a boy fears she will be sent to prison if anyone learns her true identity; Book 4 – a young neighbor lady is determined to save her family’s ranch despite being left penniless and alone; and Book 5 – an eastern girl’s search for a newly discovered family member could destroy a family legacy.

Welcome to the Town of Milestone, Montana where
the McLennon family and the Double M Ranch await you.

Romance, suspense, a bit of mystery, lots of laughs, and a few surprises.

Feel-good reads resembling a family saga.
Book One available on Amazon on March 17, 2020.



Lily Watson arranges to become the mail-order bride of a successful cattle rancher. She’s elated to escape marriage to a conniving man forty years her senior, but minutes before boarding the train, she receives a telegram stating the groom has changed his mind. That will never do! Using money her late mother left her, Lily travels to Montana Territory anyway.

Jackson McLennon enjoys a laugh when he learns his sister corresponded on his father’s behalf with an aging mail-order bride. When Lily Watson shows up at the family ranch despite the canceled proposal, both Lily and his father are in for a shock. Jackson has never set eyes on such a beautiful young woman, and now that his father has met Lily, Jackson worries his pa might regret withdrawing the proposal.

Lily’s determined to make Montana her home. Or will her past follow Lily out West and jeopardize her hopes for a happy future?

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Women of Stampede

»Posted on Jun 29, 2018 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Women of Stampede

  The Women of Stampede Series

This is the cover for my book in this remarkable series of SEVEN stories centered around the Greatest Show on Earth… The Calgary Stampede.

Lydia Simpson-Crowchild’s to-do list could choke a horse. Besides competing in the powwow dancing and serving at catered events, Lydia originally planned to just spend free time with her friend, Emily. Well, that’s not happening with everything her controlling mother volunteered her for. And she continues to encounter that sous chef she crashed into at a recent event. She needs to decide if nursing is the career for her, but the only thing she sees in her future is that sexy chef.

Warren Chamberland has his entire future planned, and working as sous chef for Stampede Catering is providing him with the experience he needs to land his dream job. If he could only keep his mind off Lydia, the gorgeous Indigenous server, who nearly knocked him senseless in more ways than one.

Will Lydia discover nursing is her true path in life while Warren concentrates on achieving his dream job? Or will they discover that saddling a dream occasionally means you get bucked off?

Get your copy of Saddle A Dream here


or here

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Book Launch Party and Readings at Owl’s Nest Books

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Royalty share. . .

»Posted on Dec 18, 2017 in Brenda's Banter & Balm | Comments Off on Royalty share. . .

I have news. . .

Since publishing Love to the Rescue in 2012, I’ve donated 50% of my royalties from this book to Humane Society Shelters. I recently visited the Central Alberta Humane Society shelter located at 4505 -77 Street, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.


Here, I’m presenting the CAHS shelter with a check for $450.00 while Tara Hellewell, Executive Director, is holding this handsome fellow named Donald, an eight-year-old Chihuahua mix who is up for adoption. is the link to the CAHS website or call (403) 342-7722. Please consider adopting Donald or one of the other dogs, cats, or rabbits waiting for their furrever home.


Tara gave me a tour of this wonderful facility, and I couldn’t have been more impressed! The CAHS is committed to helping animals and the community, and inspiring change through education. With a dedicated staff and a team of trained volunteers, the CAHS is making a big difference in the lives of hundreds of animals every year. All donations give these animals safe shelter, excellent medical care and a second chance through adoption no matter how long it takes to find their best home.


There is a huge variety of pet supplies for sale, including these gift baskets for holiday giving.  Don’t forget to put something under the tree for your pets!

 For more information on this wonderful facility,

please check out their website or visit in person.

And if you are able to, please consider adopting a new four-footed family member in the new year.


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