Crime and Thriller Novels By New York Times Best-selling Author J. Carson Black

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Raised by her father, cowgirl Billie Bahill grew up perfectly able to take over her father’s cattle business when the time came. But Billie has her own ideas about life, including the man she chooses to love. When her fiancé is lured by the Lost Dutchman Mine, Billie, pregnant with his child, rides into the rugged mountains after him.

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The Desert Waits

A woman answers a cry for help…A husband betrays his wife one last time…The owner of an isolated hotel harbors a dangerous obsession…A man succumbs to a fatal attraction Four strangers converge in the Arizona desert–brought together by a brutal killing. Each of them has a secret. And all of them have reason to be afraid.

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Dark Horse

When Dakota McCallister enters her late father’s filly in the All American Futurity with the help of her ex, a desperate killer lays a trap. On the eve of the race, Dakota learns the shattering truth: If she runs her filly to restore her father’s good name, the result could bring down Black Oak Farm and everything with it.

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When Chelsea McCord peers through the viewfinder of an old box camera, she sees children in gunny sack clothes–children from the 1920s. As the past superimposes itself on the present, Chelsea learns the secret of her own family’s dark legacy. Pitted against a supernatural force and a psychopathic killer, Chelsea must fight to save her life—and her sanity.

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Deadly Desert

From #1 bestselling author J. Carson Black, a box set of three complete novels—two of suspense and a ghost story of mystery and horror. Writing as Margaret Falk, Black set these books in the Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts of her home state of Arizona and in southern New Mexico. Now for the first time in one volume: DARKSCOPE, DARK HORSE, and THE DESERT WAITS.

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The Tombstone Rose

In rough-and-ready Tombstone, Arizona, Charlotte Tate watches helplessly as her sister dies of consumption–and vows to survive. Headstrong, ambitious Charlotte is a theater headliner, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Wyatt Earp. Only rancher Jake Cottrell can see past her defiant exterior. Against the backdrop of the O.K. Corral Gunfight, Jake and Charlotte discover the meaning of love.

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