Alice Duncan

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Award-winning author Alice Duncan lives with a herd of wild dachshunds (enriched from time to time with fosterees from New Mexico Dachshund Rescue) in Roswell, New Mexico. She’s not a UFO enthusiast; she’s in Roswell because her mother’s family settled there fifty years before the aliens crashed. Since her two daughters live in California, where Alice was born, she’d like to return there, but can’t afford to. Alice would love to hear from you at And be sure to visit her website:

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My Wild Irish Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Rose Larkin sets sail from New York to Ireland with her eccentric aunt Kate, she is determined to live as a free-spirited adventuress. Aunt Kate advised her to live life to the fullest--without a husband weighing her down--even though Rose would prefer a quiet house in the country with a loving husband and lots of children. Then she meets the handsome Cullen O'Banyon.
Sweet Charity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Gracie: Jake had been her hero growing up. Now he was the only man she could trust. Jake: A preacher in a lawless town, Jake held services in a saloon for a gang of lawless desperadoes.
A Gentle Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cattleman Cody O'Fannin had never shied away from an adventure in his life. When a scream rang out across New Mexico Territory, he rode straight into the heart of danger, expecting find a cougar or a Comanche. Instead, he found a scene far more frightening: a woman in the final stages of childbirth. Alone, Melissa Wilmeth needed his assistance. Quaking but game, Cody helped deliver her baby.
Gabriel's Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Railroading across the burnt brown landscape of a southwest summer, Sophie Madrigal told fortunes to anyone curious enough—and Gabriel Caine, black-clad bounty hunter, was just such a man. Neither of them know that they’re pursuing the same man . . . for completely different purposes. Neither of them understand that they make magic together, until it’s too late for both of them.
A Gambler's Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Gambler Elijah Perry was on a winning streak until he was shot in the leg and was nursed by the straight-laced Joy Hardesty. What neither Elijah nor Joy understand, until enlightenment strikes, is that there’s magic in the air—and they were meant for each other.
Enchanted Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Noah Partridge has lost his family and livelihood, been betrayed by his sweetheart and friends. So he set out to stake a claim in wind-whipped Rio Hondo, a place as rough and barren as his own soul. Grace Richardson has heart to spare. Widowed, she and her young daughter live in Rio Hondo. But magic is working in the desert, too, and it and Grace might well melt Noah’s icy heart.
Heaven's Promise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
It has been nearly forty years since Susanna's great-aunt disappeared, leaving only a mystery as her legacy. Much to Susanna's annoyance, an arrogant newspaperman is digging up stories about her aunt to create a scandal. When the ghost of her great-aunt's fiancé appears, Susanna reluctantly teams up with this cynical reporter to free a spirit trapped on earth—and a love waiting to be born . . .
Rosamunda's Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Rosamunda was a Yorkshire terrier with impeccable breeding, and she knew her mistress loved her more than anything in the world. She'd thought she was doing Tacita a favor in biting the overgrown beast who suddenly wouldn't leave them alone. But soon Mistress seemed to care for him, and Rosamunda realized that for humans there was no rhyme or reason once love was unleashed.
Restless Spirits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Penelope Potter was thrilled to go to London with her brother Harry for his best friend's wedding. She was determined to ignore her jealousy that Art Collingsworth was marrying another woman. Besides, she'd already committed to a life of independence free from love or marriage. But neither Penny nor Art could account for Harry's odd behavior. It was almost as if he was . . . possessed?
Cooking Up Trouble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Heather Mahaffey was a beauty and clever, but her father had a tendency to blab about her cooking prowess—and Heather could burn water. Unfortunately, the man he bragged to was the wealthiest man around. Was the fellow who offered to assist her, D. A. Bologh, a good guy, or was he sinister? Either way, faster than she could say Rumpelstiltskin, Heather was in the kitchen and COOKING UP TROUBLE.
Bittersweet Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,910. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The Crowfoot and Rakes families had been feuding for a hundred years. Now, with the Crowfoot fortune spent, their lavish American castle was sold to the highest bidder—the infuriating Tobias Rakes! Genevieve Crowfoot knew she should have left Tobias at the mercy of the castle ghost. But when she saw the tenderness beneath his haughty eyes, she swore she wouldn't abandon him.
Christmas Pie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Unlike most girls her age, Polly MacNamara did not go out with friends to parties or on sleigh rides with charming beaux. Soon, Polly's secret ingredient for happiness would appear in the unlikely form of her handsome and wealthy employer, James Drayton. With a dash of faith and a pinch of patience, Polly set out to cook up a holiday wish as scrumptious as . . . CHRISTMAS PIE


Angels of Mercy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mercy Allcutt is excited to be renting out rooms in her new home in Los Angeles, no matter how skeptical her boss, PI Ernie Templeton, is. When her housekeeper's son is arrested for murdering a Hollywood bigwig, Mercy gets Ernie to investigate. She aims to do a little snooping on her own. In the meantime, Mercy discovers there's more to being a landlady than meets the eye.
A Perfect Wedding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,780. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rescued from the doomed Titanic moments before its sinking, stewardess Marjorie McTavish is determined to find happiness at last after losing the only man she ever loved. Dr. Jason Abernathy, dashing man about town, is beguiled by Marjorie’s soft burr and fresh charm. He has no way to know how much his gallantry delights her.
Fallen Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Transplanted Boston Brahmin, Mercy Allcutt, has had some very exciting times as secretary to private investigator, Ernie Templeton. When she sets out to find her wandering boss, Ernie, one hot September afternoon, she not only discovers a corpse, but she also finds Ernie, bound and gagged. Worse, when the police arrive to investigate the crime, they peg Ernie as the killer.
Pecos Valley Revival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s October 1923, and three things are going on in the generally dull town of Rosedale, New Mexico: the fall cattle drive, the fall rodeo, and a tent revival. Annabelle Blue is excited about the first two events. She's not so happy about the third. A fun, fast-paced mystery set in a tiny southwestern town at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Pecos Valley Incident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Annabelle Blue stumbles over the body of Billy Hank Griffin, the entire town of Rosedale, New Mexico (population about 12,000) is more pleased than not, Mr. Griffin being known as a very bad man. Since there isn’t a mark on his body, his death is chalked up to a heart attack. Annabelle finds no reason to doubt the coroner’s verdict until a couple of months after Mr. Griffin’s demise…
Cactus Flower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Eulalie Gibb comes to Rio Penasco to escape a murderous maniac and believes she’s prepared for life in Wild West—until she meets Nick Taggart. As for Nick—who barely escaped a family full of managing females with his hide intact—even if he believed in true love, which he doesn’t, he can’t imagine his personal love being the prickly Eulalie Gibb. They both have a lot to learn.
Angel's Flight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mercy Allcutt is thrilled to be going to her job as secretary to P.I. Ernie Templeton—until she opens the door and finds her mother. Known as the Wrath of God, Mrs. Allcutt is the last person Mercy wants to see, barring some murderers she’s met. Add phony spiritualists, a columnist killed during a séance, a starlet, and some other odd characters, and Mercy finds herself in deep waters indeed.
Pecos Valley Diamond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's the "Roaring '20s," but you wouldn't know the era was roaring if you lived in southeastern New Mexico. When Annabelle Blue sets out to solve an old mystery and a new murder, her reluctant sometime boyfriend, Phil Gunderson, is far from happy.
Texas Lonesome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Emily von Plotz barely eked out a living giving advice to readers of the San Francisco Call as “Aunt Emily.” Then she chanced to meet the man who had signed himself “Texas Lonesome.” Suddenly, she knew who would be perfect for him: Emily. But “Aunt Emily” had yet to learn that while Will Tate might be a Texan, he had never in his life been lonesome, lovelorn, or lacking an any way.
Lost Among the Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Boston Brahmin Mercy Allcutt gets a job with Ernest Templeton, P.I., she's ecstatic. Ernie, jaded ex-cop, is incredulous. Throw in a stray child, blackmail, murder, a poodle, a stalker, Mercy's imagination and Ernie's protective streak. Add a speakeasy, Chinatown, and some vicious criminals, they're in for a drama that will put the flickers to shame--if they survive to tell the story.

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