Ellen O'Connell

Biography

Ellen O’Connell lives in Douglas County, Colorado, with a motley crew of Rottweilers, Rottweiler mixes and a Morgan horse. She was active in Rottweiler rescue work for almost ten years, first on her own, then on the Board of Directors of Rottie Aid (www.rottieaid.org). At the present time, her rescue work is limited to transporting dogs for Rottie Aid, but she expects there will be other foster dogs in her future.

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Books

Into the Light
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
Deborah Sutton barely remembers her family's feud with the Van Cleves, but she knows they tried to steal her family’s land. Trey Van Cleve does remember the land war. He saw the bloody bodies. When Deborah and Trey meet, each is appalled at the other's identity. How can a Sutton befriend a Van Cleve? How can a Van Cleve love a Sutton? Deborah and Trey are going to find out.
Beautiful Bad Man
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
In 1866 two children shared desperate moments that changed their lives. For fifteen years, each dreams of the person the other other must have become. When Norah and Caleb meet again, she is a bitter widow, he is an unscrupulous gunman. Alternately angry and attracted, they form an uneasy partnership to hold Norah's land against a greedy neighbor. Their bargain never included love, or did it?
Dancing on Coals
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After escaping murderous bandits, Katherine says, "I jumped from the frying pan to the fire. Soon I’ll be dancing on coals." The thieves were the frying pan. The young Apache who saved her was the fire. The coals? Gaetan. Filled with rage and hate, Gaetan is Katherine's one chance to stay alive. When the struggle to survive forges a bond that turns to love, can he admit it?
Rachel's Eyes, a Short Story
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
SHORT STORY (6,000 words). Rachel's Eyes features characters from the author's western romance novel, Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold. Rachel Ross has shunned her best friend, Anne Bennett, since the day of Anne's marriage to half-breed Cord Bennett. Yet when Rachel's life crumbles around her, she turns to Anne for help. Cord is the one whose help Rachel needs. Will he help Rachel for Anne's sake?
Sing My Name
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,940. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A hardened gunfighter and a respectable widow should never meet, never fall in love, except that Matt Slade and Sarah Hammond did - eight years ago when love between Rebel boy and Yankee girl nearly destroyed them both. Now nothing will stop the old desire from tearing through their lives again.
Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.86 from 22 reviews)
"Eyes" is a story of family conflicts set in Colorado in 1885. Unmarried at 28, Anne Wells is a disgrace to her rigidly conventional family. Cord Bennett is the black sheep of the Bennett clan. When these two misfits are found alone together, violence explodes. Can Anne and Cord use the freedom of being condemned for sins they didn’t commit to make a life together in spite of their families?
Rottweiler Rescue: a mystery for dog lovers
By Ellen O'Connell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Dianne Brennan doesn't expect her volunteer work for Rottweiler Rescue to be easy, but is it supposed to be murderously hard? Murder is what Dianne faces when she takes a dog to its new home and sees a killer. Worse, he begins stalking her with deadly intent. Can Dianne and her Rottweilers collar the killer?

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