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Mysteries and
Romances by
Lois Carroll


Lois Carroll's writings include contemporary and historical romances as well as mystery novels. Her stories are about people with conflicts in their lives that lead them to important and often difficult choices. Her heroines frequently find themselves in jeopardy and must overcome conflict and challenges to prove themselves women of substance.

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Books by Lois Carroll

COMING IN NOVEMBER 2015

An historical romance in paperback and eBook Format from Whiskey Creek Press, a part of Start Publications



Her Inheritance

by

Lois Carroll

Her Inheritance

In the late 1880s, orphaned Jessica Whitmore inherits a house from her namesake in Texas. Thinking she can live in it and find a job, she endures traveling there from Philadelphia. She is shocked to learn the house was a brothel, and that Tanner Brand, the town's sheriff, inherited half of it with her. He and Jessica have 30 days to create income to support seven girls still living there--without, Jessica insists, returning it to an illegal brothel. Can innocent sweet Jessica work with the young handsome sheriff? How can all the women earn an honest living?



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WITNESS ON THE RUN

by

Lois Carroll

Witness on the Run

Maggie runs from being a victim of her stepfather, only to fear for her life when the Arizona stagecoach she is riding on is robbed. She rescues Cord who was shot during the robbery. The townsfolk think they are man and wife, not the strangers that they are. Perfect. Now she can hide from her past by changing her identity to being a man's wife with a new name, and he can get the bedside care he needs to recover. But when she identifies a robber she sees in town, she sets into motion a chain of events that puts both their lives in jeopardy again. What will happen if her past catches up with her? Can they resist temptation as they masquerade as man and wife? Do they want to masquerade?



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DOUBLE THE DREAM

by

Lois Carroll

Double the Dream

ISBN 978-1-61160-345-3

The story begins in TRAIL OF DREAMS, then SAVING THE DREAM, and now it concludes DOUBLE THE DREAM. After Ingor Oleson left Norway to claim a part of the Dakota Territory as his own, his brother Lars follows to do the same. Now another year later, their uncle keeps his promise and sends Anne and Katrin Anderssen to marry his nephews. The young women are excited and expect their husbands-to-be to have a good life already carved out for them in the unknown land of the Dakota Territory. Lieutenant Adam Johnson allows the sisters to travel with the Army families moving west to the forts there now that the War Between the States has ended. Sergeant Tavis McDougal is his right-hand man. The sisters are charmed by the officers, and wonder if they will find the Oleson brothers as charming. And what will become of them if they can't find the brothers? Will they ever have the happy lives they have come so far to find?



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SAVING THE DREAM

by

Lois Carroll

Saving the Dream

ISBN 978-1-61160-345-3

The story starts in TRAIL OF DREAMS and continues here in SAVING THE DREAM: Trapper Ingor Oleson rescues an Indian maiden, Still Water, who was kidnapped in the Dakota Territory by two drunken whites. She is the niece of the Chief of a Sioux tribe he has traded with. Together for weeks as he nurses her, they each must face the hard fact that their dream of a life of a white and an Indian together is impossible. The Army is relocating Indians from the Dakota Territory to make room for white pioneers. The Indians, not wanting to go, are fighting back. A brave from her tribe, who wants her as his wife, has vowed to kill whoever has taken her. Ingor can't let his actions threaten his brother Lars and his family homesteading a day's ride to the west. Avoiding the two drunks seeking revenge for their lost prize and the Army rounding up Indians, Ingor must return her safely to her uncle and face the brave. Can the couple save their dream in the midst of hardship and hate?



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TRAIL OF DREAMS

by

Lois Carroll

Trail of Dreams

ISBN 978-1-60313-796-6

After a fire destroys their family business, eighteen-year-old Lissa Whitaker unwillingly heads to Dakota Territory with her parents and younger brother. They rescue Lars Oleson, the very man who gave her father the outrageous idea to leave the comforts of Philadelphia. Though her father hopes for a fresh start, Lissa can only think of the civilized life she has left behind, until dangers on the trail force her to set aside her regrets and face the perils of the journey. The hardships and vengeful Indians force Lissa and Lars to rely on each other as they race the frigid winter coming on.



REVIEWS:

A top rating of 5 from Novelspot Reviews

"The perfect read. It contains all the required elements for a great novel, including love, war, and adventure. The book is hard to put down and has just the right ingredients to delight the reader. This book is one I will recommend to my friends and anyone who likes to read historical fiction. Its descriptions are colorful and believable. I cannot praise this author enough."

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THE KEY

by

Lois Carroll

THE KEY

ISBN 978-1-59080-665-4

A story about an unlikely couple: Kari, an American social worker touring English gardens, and the owner of a manor house with a beautiful garden, Jeffreys, a recluse since his wife and young daughter disappeared. Kari finds a key that draws her into the mystery of his missing child. But her success is dependent on her believing a ghost is leaving her clues to follow!



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JUST A MEMORY

by

Lois Carroll

JUST A MEMORY

ISBN 978-1-59080-605-0

When a cop is shot and a pretty widow is kidnapped, his life depends on her care and cunning. But even if she escapes to get help, can he stay alive until it comes?



REVIEWS:

5 stars from TRS: "This is one of those tales that can keep you on the edge of your seat from suspense while enjoying the people and dialogue!"

4 stars from "Romantic Times": "highly suspenseful and most definitely a page-turner"

"Affaire de Coeur" reviews: "A story and two characters that will not be forgotten"

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CHIMERA

by

Lois Carroll

Chimera

Carolyn battles ghosts in the haunted house she inherits while mounting evidence makes her suspect the man she loves is trying to steal it from her.

Chimera



eBooks by Lois Carroll

If you like to read sweet romances, you'll want to read Ms. Carroll's hard cover books from Avalon Books written under the name
LOIS SCHWARTZ. Her newest one, A Case of Puppy Love, is also out in Large Print! Ask for it at your library or buy it from Amazon.com

Sweet Romances by LOIS SCHWARTZ

Books by Lois Schwartz
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