Cherime MacFarlane


Meet Award-Winning, Best-Selling Author Cherime MacFarlane. A prolific multi-genre author, she has a broad range of interests that reflect her been there-done that life. Romance, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, all sorts of characters and plots evolve from a vivid imagination.
I came to Alaska kicking and screaming in 1976, and I never want to leave. I cut firewood on shares for money to get through the winter. I swore I would not live above the Alaska Range because it was too cold there and wound up in the Copper River Basin where it got just a cold as Fairbanks.
My second husband, a Scot from Glasgow, was the love of my life. When I write Scots dialect, I experienced hearing it from my in-laws. Each time my husband got on the phone to Scotland after five seconds, I could hardly understand a word. I was my second husband's chief mechanic's helper and roadie.
I live in a cabin which is slowly being surrounded by the city and wish I were further out. My two cats and Husky-Collie mix dog are happy in our little slice of heaven called Alaska. In the silence of winter dreams of people and places provide a rich pool of ideas to explore.
As a reporter for the Copper Valley Views, Cherime MacFarlane received a letter of commendation from the Copper River Native Association for fair and balanced reporting.
Cherime won the Hardest Working Author Award from Author Classified.
Amazon Best Selling in Anthologies and Holidays, and Fantasy Anthologies and Short Stories.
What readers think; Listopia: Highland Light #2 in Scotland the Brave and then some. Wired For Sound #3 Best Indie Romance Suspense. The Twisted Laird #1 in Great Scots. Snagged #2 Best of Religious and Inspirational Fiction 2014. Stalking Red #2 Romance With Strong Contemporary Females and #3 Western and Native American Romance. Deirdre of the Sorrows #3 Best Traumatized Heroine. Then They Were Six #2 Best Sweet Romance Books. Heart of the Hunter #2 Army Men and Women of Romance. Cougar Hunt #1 Addiction Romances.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in New Orleans we left there when I was twelve. I grew up bouncing between Arizona and California. We even lived in Marcus Hook, PA once. I have seen a lot of the USA, in particular the West. Having seen a lot of different things give me more to draw on story wise.
When did you first start writing?
In seventh or eight grade.
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Anchorage Seasons
Stolen child, lost love, second chances. Her husband kidnapped their son. Worse yet, her first love helped him. Lily Raven hasn't seen Teller since he was an infant. Drake hid too well. She's made the best of a horrid situation and has a career she loves helping battered women. Then Teller arrives in Anchorage with a bit of a chip on his shoulder. His interest in her paralegal, Ruby and her stalker complicate matters. Destry's arrival in Anchorage at Teller's summons, doesn't help. Can Lily Raven have a relationship with her estranged son? Will Ruby give in to the attraction she feels toward Teller? Can Teller keep the stalker away from Lily Raven? Will Lily Raven forgive Destry? It may take an entire year for everything to resolve. Meanwhile, the seasons come and go in Anchorage.
Heart of Spring
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Heart of Summer
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Heart of Fall
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Heart of Winter
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The Bressoffs of Alaska
Behind the Raven Mask
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Daughter Of The Raven
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Island Left Behind
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Eilan Water Trilogy
Trigger warning. Before Scotland, the Roman emperor's sought to subjugate the Pict and Celtic tribes. Along Eilan Water towers of rock were erected. The Scotti tribesmen from Ireland are slowing infiltrating. Ualan's father is the leader of the small group of mixed Pict and Scotti. They have enemies. Ualan is kidnapped and sold as a slave below the Roman wall. He escapes with his son. Unable to take a wife for fear of his desires, when Sorcha arrives with her father to replace the old blacksmith, he is no longer able to resist. Will Sorcha reject him when she learns of his time as a slave?
The Other Side of Dusk
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A Bard's Desire
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A Wanderer's Dream
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Copper River Romances
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Stalking Red
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Heart Of The Hunter
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Cougar Hunt
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Baubles and Beads
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Chaos and Crab Pots
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Red Revenge
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 62,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The president is a figurehead; they split the states into Red and Blue. Kidnapping across state borders of females able to breed is rampant. She’s being delivered to the man who paid to have her kidnapped. Marin is in real trouble. Tanner Eugene Worthington IV suspects his father may plan to kill him. He’s made plans to escape. The woman’s kidnapping brings it all to a head.
His Silver Warrior
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Ivanda doesn't care for big pushy males, Slender girls are more her taste. She's been with one male her entire adult life. Nic has almost given up finding a mate. Then he sees her. That look of disgust helps nothing. But he hasn't given up yet. Combined with the latest mission on a party planet, a ship's crew with problems and a female to locate whose gone into hiding, it isn't looking good.
Tanu’s Vengeance
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The female he was wants revenge through the male he is. Tanu is Selvian. They spend half their life cycle as female, the rest male. As Tanat she watched her mate brutally murdered. Tanu wants revenge. The Selvian intrigues Gilda. Stunning now, he must have been a magnificent female. Gilda should keep her distance but wants Tanu.
A Rookie's Share
Price: $2.96 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Bet and Arthan were in basic together. Picked as rookies for the Long Sword, things are find until Bet finds our about the alien's secret. When the pirates come after them, things get bad. Will they get out of Greenhouse 2's swamp alive?
Wave Dancer
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A young alien genius, Bantan S’kan, has no experience with females and is bitter over his kidnapping by pirates. Leisha, a human female, is a non-commissioned officer on a S.U.N. scout ship. The young, rescued alien ticks all her boxes. A mating that shouldn't be. How can he have a life with Leisha and keep the pirates from finding them?
The Bloody Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A genetic modification makes Iliria an outcast on Iskonia. Because of her outlaw uncle, the expected introduction into society won't happen. Instead, she must flee. Drk is head of security for Nizad, a closed planet. His job is to keep the peace, not get tangled up in attraction to beaten-down young females.
Twisted Code
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She’s been kidnapped! Somehow, they disabled her implants. Waking in an antiquated ship with a Gossican captain, Indi has no idea what happened. Can she trust him? All SUN knows how Gossicans feel about humans. They would do anything for a human partner. He didn’t hurt the female and would have taken her back to her ship… if his rogue AI hadn’t interfered. Will she believe him?
A Snake by the Tail
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Pirates abducted her. The mercenary captain who rescued her won't take her home. The alien is a Messerian. She's never seen anything like him before. The admiral wants him to keep her close. That suits Maden. He craves Dahteste.
Woman Inside
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A second chance Alaska romance. Trudy worked full time and a major side hustle to get enough money for her own slice of the American dream, land. Not just a box she slapped money down on, but acreage. Only problem, it’s in interior Alaska, where the temperature can fall below minus 25. Her next-door neighbor doesn’t think this cheechako will make it without a man.
Heart of Winter
Series: Anchorage Seasons. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ruby moved out because of him. His new client wants answers and the only way Teller can think to get them is by using Barbara Jean’s maid. She’s cute. Will the girl be easier to get along with than Ruby? The answer he finds to Hoyton’s question does nothing for Teller. He has a choice to make. Whose son is he? Drake’s or Lily Raven’s?
Heart of Fall
Series: Anchorage Seasons. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Trying to come to terms with his mother and forge a relationship, Teller’s focus on Ruby complicates matters. All the bitterness he heard from his father doesn’t help. Alaska is a small state, population wise. The stalker couldn’t hide forever. Sully enlists Teller’s help in a plan designed to keep his wife and the women in Teller’s life safe.
Heart of Summer
Series: Anchorage Seasons. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Her first impression of the man proved wrong. He’s a pushy know-it-all and mean to her cat. Felix means a lot to Bea. No one hurts her kitty. Bea won’t take a chance on some shaved-head jerk, no matter how well he cooks. On the run for years, Dink shouldn’t have let his friendship with Destry keep him from moving on. Now he’s in Anchorage with his best friend. The receptionist is a temptation.
Heart of Spring
Series: Anchorage Seasons. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lily Raven’s husband took their son and disappeared. Will she ever see him again? Drake wasn’t the only one who ripped her heart out. Destry was her friend, first love. How could Drake’s younger brother keep her child away from her? Note cliff hanger warning.
The Hostage King
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He can’t leave his world; she won't be tied to a planet again. The Shaman-king and the mercenary. The job she took hoping for an easy score, is doomed from the start. The shaman-king knows the ship is coming. He needs her. His planet needs her.
Time Change
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A short story. Grief takes many forms. For some it doesn't manifest right away. Another person may never come to terms with it. This short story is about loss, love and coming home.
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Ida fears her parents are separating. She wants to stay with her father. A clean winter story about family and one little girl's place in it and her world in the Alaska Bush. Is her mother tired of living at the end of a dirt road the state closes in winter? If her mother intends to leave, Ida isn't going with her, and the old cabin will be a good place to hide.
Cat and CoDee
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Adar realized they weren’t sparring. It was a mating ritual. Short Stories about the adventures of Cat and CoDee. In Pursuit of Cheese and Planet Crisis Cat and CoDee have reached a crossroad. On Greenhouse 2 they find a new direction. Joining the Mercenary's Union and the Life Foundation mean huge changes for the couple.
Ice And Secrets
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A melting glacier, a wild river, gold, and a killer on the prowl… again. Lying on the tundra, the churning blades of the helicopter above her, Lane can’t believe her best friend wants her dead. Micha saw them push the woman from the hovering chopper. Out hunting with his wolf-hybrids, this is an unexpected complication in his life.
Island Left Behind
Series: The Bressoffs of Alaska. You set the price! Words: 105,090. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
He waited too long. Dmitri will never see his father again. Count Dmitri Bressoff is dead. 1900s, WWI is over and Dmitri III must give up hiding out in London and go home. On reaching his island home, Dmitri finds his childhood playmate hates him and can’t discover why. His young nephew wants the alluring widow who flew Dmitri home in her plane. The island is no longer o
In Pursuit of Cheese
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Love of cheese may be Cat’s undoing. Cat and CoDee find themselves on Greenhouse II with not one but two paths in front of them. Their ship needs upgrades and they must dodge the occupant of the only other ship in the yard. Cat discovers a new cheese and her addiction may prove her undoing.
Dead End Beach
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Alaskans will party at the drop of a hat, and the termination dust party is about to go into party til you drop mode. The little blonde bouncer in the Old Salt Bar has Fawke's attention. How can he get hers? If he's going to stay after everyone leaves for the winter, he needs a reason to stay. Irene 'Ornery' Maddox needs to give him a sign.
Missing Family
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Johnny Dane, the heir, got knocked off the throne. Augie isn’t his daddy. He hasn’t a clue what to do now. With no relationship with the other Dane children, Johnny is hanging out in a cave in the woods. The other kids don't want the old place. It's all his fault. Muriel hasn't tried to make contact after leaving. Will she help him? Johnny is about to roll the dice on his last chance.
Life and Love in Alaska Volume II
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 61,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of stories about living and loving in Alaska. The extreme weather and cities surrounded by vast tracks of wilderness makes living in The Great Land a challenge.
A Wanderer's Dream
Series: Eilan Water Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
She is a prisoner here, but still in the north, far from the fat trader her father would have bargained her away to. Ualan takes steps to keep her from his father. Insisting she become the Roman’s woman, Ualan forces them together against all advice. Roman by citizenship, Berber by birth, smith by choice, Aghilas has exchanged one master for another. Ualan gave him no choice.
Proceed With Caution
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Number 1 Listopia's Set In Alaska Sweet multicultural, multiracial romance Nancy has been anything but cautious. Running off to Alaska with a man and investing all her savings in a piece of land where the temperature drops to -40 in winter is foolhardy. When the man dumps her and escapes to warmer climes, it reinforces what she suspects; she always picks losers. Where does Ray fit in?
Life and Love in Alaska
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Collection of short stories of life and love in Alaska. The Cheat At fat and 40 what is Francis doing with the hottest guitar player in the state? Homesteader Blues Jimmy wants to give his wife of may years a real present, a bathroom with running water. Poppy and adoption story gone right. Road Talk Is Molly afraid to take a chance? Road trip to the back of beyond. And other stories.
Valley Girl Wars
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Southwest of Homer Book 2 The poacher is an ever-present threat to Ally as captain of Tore Olson's boat, Valley Girl. She doesn't understand why he refuses to go to the Alaska State Troopers. She agreed to help him by taking over the captain's chair when Tore broke his leg. She didn't sign on to evade a poacher, scramble to catch enough fish to make the balloon payment and dodge the big Swede.
Homer Bait and Switch
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Language: English. Published: May 26, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
His mother was right, he should've kept them buttoned. Can he get Lynn take a second look? He's not a bad guy, but he did something that has his mother and sister upset. Then there are all the girls in town, they've nicknamed him the Russian Raider. There's new girl in town, Lynn. Rurik feels the pull the moment he sees her. His reputation is against him and the fisherman knows it.
Sailing Backward (Southwest of Homer Book 3)
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Olivia has had enough of paradise. The Bay Babe is hers, bequeathed by her father. She sneaks out of the Hawaiian harbor bound for Alaska. It’s a long trip single-handed for a lone woman, but an urge for home drives her. Adrift in a lifeboat on the Gulf of Alaska, Don wonders if he’ll live to see morning as everyrotten thing he’s ever done haunts him as he bails. Seeing the yacht is a shock.
A Bard's Desire
Series: Eilan Water Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
The bard must leave his home but will go back after Muirne, the woman he must have. He needs an army but has only one friend who can accompany him on the mission to steal Muirne away. Muirne will go with Aed but only after he begs for forgiveness. A shipwreck changes their plans as does Muirne's father and uncle's fear of Aed.
The Other Side of Dusk
Series: Eilan Water Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Adult
If not for his son, he would be dead. Ualan wants a woman but fears what he learned as a slave to a Roman woman may have tainted him. HIs desires may be too perverse. So he tends to his son, does as his father bids and stays far from the local women. New to the clan at Eilan water, Ualan intrigues Sorcha. The man takes such good care of his son. But where is the child’s mother? Why is it the bo
Missing and Presumed Dead: A Chandler County Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A small town in Chandler County, Kentucky holds more secrets than the sheriff realizes. Crystal Dane's mother has been missing for years. He wants to solve the mystery for all the Dane children, not just Crystal. He doesn't realize the part his family played. A feud from the 1700s played a part in the convoluted tale he must explore before all the players die.
Bones of Others
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Cat and CoDee have refitted the Bond and are pursuing their dream of being space traders. Cat only wants to find goods to trade, CoDee yearns to experience and explore. The sector of space he longs to explore has a dark history. Ships vanish. Will this drive a wedge between the bonded pair?
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
The Father-in-Law Effect
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
His father-in-law is making Turk's life miserable. Turk’s uncle has taken an extended leave of absence in Hawaii. With no authority to do so, the young husband and father must hold the business together. The time Turk does get for his family is about to be reduced because of an out of town job. Morag doesn’t know how much more Turk can take.
Homesteader Christmas Disaster
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Jimmy and his friends and family are looking forward to Christmas in the Copper Basin. But things go awry when disaster strikes on the only road in and out of Valdez, Alaska. A pregnant pig, the failure of an electrical breaker and below zero temperatures don't make it easy for Tina Jean to keep the homestead running until Jimmy and their oldest son, Kyle get home somehow.
The Price of the Little Blue Pill
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Content warning OVER 18 ONLY, NOTE: All Life and Love in Alaska stories are short, some are very short. If they have to spend their thirtieth wedding anniversary on the garage floor, Andy wants to do a bang-up job. Getting it up and doing it right is getting harder by the day. But his beloved wife, Sugar, doesn’t want him taking the little blue pill. How much can Andy sneak past her?
Missing Alaska a Chandler County Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Russell is running from the mess his mouth made of things in Alaska. By the time he gets home things might have cooled off. Gentry is ready to flee her home in Chandler County, Kentucky. Gentry is desperate to get out of town and Russ finds it’s time to go home. Can they make it out together? The county Sheriff is the only thing between her father and the two young people.
Chaos and Crab Pots
Series: Copper River Romances. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Aurora, Alice Ann, is running from a man who blames her for losing a chance to grab a pile of money and leave Alaska. Matt Hite is busy hiding from God's call on his life. His mistake: answering a friend's call for help. Their destinies collide and everything comes to a head in the tiny Western Alaskan village of Unalakleet. Death awaits one of them in the cold waters of Norton Sound, but who?
Traffic Control
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Ace knew it was her at first glance. Dressed in jeans and a neon yellow safety vest, the woman holding the traffic control sign was the grown-up version of the girl who ran out on him years ago. Adele wanted another chance with the man. Would he even listen to her? she wanted to walk up to his truck. But how could she? Adele ran out on him.
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Something about him lifts the hair on her neck. She never picks berries in the patch behind the cabin the place makes her skin crawl. There is a mystery the elders never spoke of. A young couple living there vanished without a trace. After waking next to the totaled all-terrain vehicle, he doesn't know his name. He must find shelter. They will have an encounter with the past together.
A White Cat For Christmas
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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The people who own the house should be grateful to her if she can capture the kitten. If it dies under the old garage, it won’t be nice come spring. Angie saw the little kitten on the way to work. She wants to rescue it before it dies, she’ll take on the irate homeowner if she must. Mike has every reason to be careful. His business leaves him open top threats of violence. What is she up to?
Aurora's Song
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 31,870. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Algen is finally home after spending most of her teen years, and young adulthood in Washington State. She has never been clear on the reason she got sent to live with her father’s relatives. But she has a job she loves and can finally live in the place she loves.The cultural anthropologist is pursuing her with the single-mindedness of a big predator. Gunrik is too smart, a hunk and too tempting.
Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
What she hears from a friend's father causes a young woman to go off the rails A young woman makes the terrible discovery that the man she idolizes is not her father. Worse, he won both her mother and her in a card game. Emma Kay is devastated and unable to handle the news. A short story of Life and Love in Alaska
Road Talk
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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He’s her muscle, nothing more. Molly only takes chances while driving. Life burned her, and she isn’t ready to open herself up to new wounds. Louis, Lou for short, knows more about the woman than she likes. He’s supposed to be her muscle to facilitate an aircraft engine exchange. It’s a business trip into the wilds of Alaska that has them cooped up in a truck for days.
Grass and Blue Skies
Series: Copper River Romances. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 102,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Can a woman, an old man, and an ex-jet jock keep the nefarious character out of her medicinal pot? Nikee has a secret room beneath her greenhouse full of pot plants. The woman began growing medical marijuana several years ago to help her father after a bad accident, and she has no plans to quit. Hopefully telling Brett about the grow operation won’t cost her a relationship with the man.
Baubles and Beads
Series: Copper River Romances. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Running from her actions, Della takes a live in job. There’s something strange going on at that lodge. Della, is tired of being the 'good girl'. Munk Riley is the skinny little thief she shared lunch with in school. Riley earns a diesel certificate and goes after Della. A huge argument sends her to a remote lodge. Then her family receives an SOS. Can Munk get her out?
Homesteader Blues
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sweet story of a loving couple and his efforts to do something nice for her. Life and Love in Alaska. Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment.
The Cheat
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Life and love in Alaska, The Cheat. Francis labels herself as "fat and forty". How in the world she came to be living with the guitar player for a popular Alaska band is a wonder. Monte is a groupie magnet and Francis is waiting for him to tell her it's over. A text message she gets from him after he returns home from a weekend gig, starts a major fight when Francis accuses Monte of being a cheat
Deirdre of the Sorrows
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until March 9!) Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Deserted by her stepbrother, Deirdre is stuck with a stepfather who gets crazier with every drink. Deirdre takes matters into her own hands, she must stop him. Daniel had to leave after graduation. His alcoholic father couldn’t live with another male in the house. Now home, his father has vanished, Deirdre has a daughter, and a thing with his half-sister. Coming home might have been a bad idea.
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Smashwords book reviews by Cherime MacFarlane

  • A Brother's Duty on Jan. 22, 2013

    I really enjoyed this book. It flows along nicely. Neither character did any sudden about faces in order to carry the story. They remained true to who they were, they just grew and evolved. Well done Mr. Sanderson.
  • Running Home on Jan. 27, 2013

    I enjoyed this book. It flowed nicely. It also brought up some "ripped from the headlines" items regarding the problems faced by Christians who have converted from Islam. Good book.
  • 1906 - A Novel on Feb. 23, 2013

    Absolutely one of the best book I have had the pleasure of reading in a while. I certainly will recommend this one. There was a great deal about the history of San Francisco and the way it was laid out was very well done. I enjoyed all the characters. Good job! Thanks for a great story.
  • Iron Dogs and Caesar's Ruby on Feb. 27, 2013

    This is an entertaining read. Interesting premiss. Interesting characters. I enjoyed the book.
  • Bohemian Heart on Feb. 28, 2013

    Excellent book, there aren't enough stars! Drat. Could not put it down.
  • The Stripling on March 23, 2013

    Great story. Read far longer than I had planned to last night. Thanks for a great read. Only tiny little complaint is the formatting at the beginning where it seems each chapter of the book has a blank page. One could think that the book is empty of content. I just kept on moving pages and finally got to the story. It was great from there.
  • Lost Mountain Stallion on March 25, 2013

    Really enjoyable story. One would like to think that there is a place out there where a small wild herd exists.
  • Greaser on March 27, 2013

    There are a couple of formatting issues on this one. A little too short.
  • Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla on April 06, 2013

    Interesting memoir. How the author got involved in the construction industry in California was the part that was unexpected and interesting.
  • Forsaken (De Montbrai Saga, Book I ) on April 07, 2013

    Well written kept my attention and I am looking forward to the next two.
  • Tattered Innocence on April 10, 2013

    Excellent read.
  • Hens and Chickens (Book 1 in the Sovereign Series) on April 10, 2013

    I enjoyed this book. It is a sweet story that makes one wish to live in that small town.
  • Indiscreet on April 30, 2013

    Very entertaining, different and well done.
  • Alaskan Nights on April 30, 2013

    A couple of very minor geographical issues, otherwise good read.
  • Other People's Money on April 30, 2013

    Good read.
  • Anasazi Ruin on May 04, 2013

    Good book well written.
  • The Counterfeit Bride on May 04, 2013

    Good one with a bunch of twists.
  • Trouble in Paradise on May 10, 2013

    different take and a good read.
  • Tressa on May 12, 2013

    Very good, I stayed up way too late to finish it.
  • The White Aborigine on May 18, 2013

    This is an excellent memoir. This man’s family mirrors others that made it difficult for those not quite the same. A look at life in Australia. Well done.
  • Never Alone on May 22, 2013

    I really enjoyed this one. Danny has a piece of every normal human in him. Good job.
  • Satin Highlands on May 26, 2013

    I enjoyed the book. Characterization good. A few tiny problems with words here and there, not enough to keep me from reading it through.
  • Bar Tales: Stories From A Southern Rural Law Practice on June 03, 2013

    This is one of the funniest things I have read in a very long time. Laughed myself silly. Having been a paralegal in a rather specialized field for over 20 years I did understand some of the 'lingo'. But you do not need to understand legalese to enjoy this one. And hats off on your prison ministry. God bless.
  • Spitfire on June 03, 2013

    Excellent book, great read. Ready for the next one.
  • Controlling The Cats on June 05, 2013

    I enjoyed that one quite a bit. Very tongue in cheek. Made me take a good look at my cats.
  • Tinkers Creek on June 20, 2013

    Well written. I did enjoy it.
  • Tales of a Northern Shepherd on July 02, 2013

    Quite enjoyable. There are a couple of format errors but that did not stop me from enjoying this book.
  • Sweetness on July 22, 2013

    Pretty interesting twist in this one. I liked Spitfire and got this one because I like the first one. Very spicy!
  • Angel, Falling on Aug. 06, 2013

    Good read. I enjoyed this book very much. Well written.
  • Shadowstalker on Aug. 07, 2013

    Amazing story. Great read. Not something I would usually read and am very glad that I did.
  • Rescuing The Rogue - A Regency Romance on Aug. 26, 2013

    Excellent. I quite enjoyed this book.
  • Winter's End on Oct. 05, 2013

    Good plot, good read I read it all the way through in one sitting as I did not want to put it down. The only flaws were a couple of minor edit things.
  • Touched By Fire on Oct. 06, 2013

    Quite good excellent read. Loved the characters.
  • Lord Scoundrel Dies - A Regency Murder Mystery on Oct. 12, 2013

    Thoroughly enjoyable. Spent the day reading.
  • Stories Untold on Nov. 21, 2013

    A beautiful collection of life experiences told with joy and verve. Much like a box of chocolates, there are bittersweet pieces, melt in your heart bits and mischievous bites you never expected. Enjoy.
  • Dream Noir and Other Tales on June 26, 2015

    Three stories of mayhem and murder in Alaska. Tourists see the fantastic scenery and yet, there is another side. The dark side of Anchorage is revealed in these dark stories. One man needs to provide for someone and will do anything to make it happen. Do not try to rob the dirty old man. A road trip unlike any other you may have read. Transporting drugs where there aren't too many roads leading anywhere can make this haul the road trip from hell.
  • Born From the Ashes on June 20, 2016

    Beautifully illustrated, this is a tale of love and loss. A quick easy read, it will tug at you for some time after putting it down.
  • Bayou Fire on Dec. 31, 2017

    Nice romance set in New Orleans with a twist. Good plot and a happy ending. A nice easy read.
  • Sunshine Came Softly... on Jan. 28, 2020

    A beautiful short story.
  • Moon Under Water on May 08, 2020

    Short and sweet little story. Easy to read with a satisfying ending. Well done.
  • Fair Play or Foul? on Nov. 07, 2020

    Okay, no harm no foul. My last name is MacFarlane so I wanted to read this gem. Short and to the point, it's a nice little slice of horror. Well done.
  • Clochan on Nov. 17, 2021
    (no rating)
    A well-written tale of love and loss in 1700s Ireland. Things have been difficult in Ireland for centuries, and one reason there is such a diaspora. This is the tale of one child who loses everything in a rebellion. The one person he hopes to reconnect with is nothing like she was. I must admit to being turned off by the cover somewhat. But the description was interesting. Glad I ignored it.
  • The Robber Knight on Nov. 18, 2021

    I enjoyed it and am getting the next one. I do want to complain a little about the cliff hanger. It was a huge one.
  • Clochan on Nov. 18, 2021

    A tale of love and loss in 1700s Ireland. Well written and absorbing. The cover did put me off a little but the description sounded excellent. Glad I ignored the cover.
  • Keeping Your Head... on Dec. 29, 2021

    Good read. It took me a few pages to get the picture than it all came together nicely. Short, entertaining story.