Ruth Ryan Langan

Biography

New York Times best-selling author Ruth Ryan Langan, who also writes under the pseudonym R. C. Ryan, is the author of over 100 novels, both contemporary romantic-suspense and historical adventure. Quite an accomplishment for this mother of five who, after her youngest child started school, gave herself the gift of an hour a day to follow her dream to become a published author.

Ruth has given dozens of radio, television and print interviews across the country and Canada, and has been quoted in such diverse publications as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and COSMOPOLITAN. Ruth has also been interviewed on CNN NEWS, as well as GOOD MORNING AMERICA.

Where to find Ruth Ryan Langan online


Where to buy in print


Books

One Christmas Night (A Highlander Christmas Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
From New York Times bestselling author Ruth Ryan Langan, A Highlander Christmas Novella. Lindsay Douglas routinely scavenges Highland battlefields and one day finds a warrior more dead than alive. Under her care Morgan MacLaren not only survives, but loses his heart. But when Morgan, now laird of the land, is summoned home, the noble knight must overcome the odds to write their happy ending.
Highlander Series Six-Book Box Set
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 505,480. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Highlander Series Six-Book Box Set. Box set includes six exciting full-length Scottish Highlander Adventure Romance novels. Highland Barbarian, Highland Heather, Highland Fire, Highland Heart, The Highlander, and Highland Heaven.
Highland Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Irish warrior Kieran O'Mara is a man on the run from an English prison, when he encounters Megan MacAlpin who has suffered a serious head wound. Unwilling to leave her, Kieran must take her across the Channel to his homeland, and along the way, they discover a deep and abiding love. But will the return of Megan's memory and her duties to her clan cause her to turn away the only man for her?
Malachite
Series: The Jewels of Texas Historical Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,810. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Yet another Jewel heir emerges from the wilds of Montana. Malachite is as wild and untamed as the devil stallion he vows to vanquish. But even a man as strong as this Comanche warrior cannot conquer the way his blood rages for gentle widow Millie Potter. In her loving arms this lonely heart has found a home.
Ruby
Series: The Jewels of Texas Historical Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ruby Jewel, fresh from the Louisiana bayou, is all curves and passion and heat. Marshal Quent Regan is a straight-arrow lawman who has his doubts about Ruby's honesty. But his obsession with this sultry beauty threatens to have him breaking all his long-held rules.
Jade
Series: The Jewels of Texas Historical Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Rev. Wade Weston is haunted by a sordid past, and declares war against sin in the small town of Hanging Tree, Texas. When exotic Jade Jewel announces plans to build a pleasure palace, the peace of the entire community is threatened. What is worse, this woman arouses a passion in the good preacher that threatens his very soul.
Pearl
Series: The Jewels of Texas Historical Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Prim Pearl Jewel arrives from Boston as soon as she reads of the death of her father. She receives a frigid reception from Diamond Jewel, who considered herself the only child and heir of her father's ranch, until the arrival of this stranger. Cal McCabe, Diamond's foreman, is a cowboy with no ties. He likes it that way. But he can't deny an attraction for this shy elegant woman he can never have.
Diamond
Series: The Jewels of Texas Historical Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Diamond Jewel is a hellcat, bent on avenging the murder of her father. When down-on-his-luck rancher Adam Winter is found not-guilty of the crime, Diamond refuses to believe in his innocence. But something about this mysterious stranger stirs her blood in other ways. Diamond may be a master gunfighter, but she's a babe-in-the-woods when it comes to matters of the heart.
The O'Neil Saga Trilogy (Three Irish Historical Romance Novels)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 234,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
The O'Neil Saga Trilogy from New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Three Irish Historical Romance Novels: RORY, CONOR, and BRIANA. From the rich tapestry of Ireland and England, a family driven by destiny. "... delivers it all with page-turning romance!" -- Author Nora Roberts "A popular writer of heartwarming, emotionally involving romances." -- Library Journal
Texas Historical Romance Box Set
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 242,690. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
(5.00)
Three Western Historical Romance Novels From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. TEXAS HEART: Texas born Jessie Conway sets off on a reckless journey to find her father. TEXAS HEALER: Dr. Dan Conway, wounded while healing a Comanche child, becomes a legend known as Pale Wolf. TEXAS HERO: Thad Conway is a loner by choice whose skill with a gun helps beautiful teacher Caroline Adams.
Texas Healer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,970. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
A Western Historical Romance Classic From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Dr. Dan Conway, wounded while healing a Comanche child, becomes a legend known as Pale Wolf, a hero, a healer, for curing the Comanche of the 'white man's disease'. Morning Light, sister to the great Comanche chief, has known great pain from the white man. Yet this man, though forbidden, owns her heart.
Home for Christmas (Romance Novella Box Set)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two Holiday Romance Novellas! HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, a Contemporary Novella: Novelist Adam returns to the inn owned by his childhood sweetheart, Caroline. Can Caroline trust the feelings that surface now that Adam is back in her life? CHRISTMAS AT BITTER CREEK, a Historical Novella: Lawman Matthew Braden shows up injured on Laura Connors' doorstep. Will Laura get her Christmas wish and he will stay?
Beloved Gambler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Lane Winters has achieved her dream of being a famous singer. Ross Matthews is the lover she left behind. Now Ross is back and Lane finds herself working in his casino. Love is the easy part. Her secret could shatter both their lives.
Hidden Isle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Morgan Anders answers an ad for an assistant to a screenwriter on his Canadian island retreat. Kent Taylor is gruff, rude, as well as talented, handsome and occasionally tender -- a potent combination for a woman with a strict moral compass.
Eden of Temptation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Ann Lowry is a dedicated botanist researching the island of Kalai. Jay MacFarland considers her a little prude, much like the Victorian ladies who had come to his lush island a century ago. Can a rake like Jay lead Ann into temptation in his paradise?
Family Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Millionaire Trudy St. Martin is being blackmailed. Ivy Murdoch, the gardener's daughter, is invited back to the estate, along with Trudy's family and friends, for Trudy's 80th birthday. Caine St. Martin, Trudy's adopted son, finds Ivy's actions suspicious. Or is he keeping a close watch on Ivy for other, more personal reasons?
Star-Crossed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
B.J. Conover is hired to write the official biography of aging movie star Nora London. Nora's son, Adam, considers B.J. just another nosy reporter searching for glory, at the price of his mother's reputation. If these two had met under different circumstances, they could have found true love. But now, because of a mother's wishes, they must risk it all.
Whims of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Schoolteacher Kirstin Stevens wins the trip of a lifetime. A chance encounter with a man named Stefan on a deserted beach leaves her breathless. But when she learns that he is Stefan Larousse, a prince of royal birth, she realizes she can never fit into his lifestyle. Can all his powers of persuasion give them their happily-ever-after?
No Gentle Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Kate Halloran is a business dynamo. She assumes her boss, Drew Carlson, is nothing more than a rich man's spoiled son. Driven to succeed, Drew admires Kate's capabilities. But the passion that rages between them catches them both by surprise.
This Time Forever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Day-care owner Casey Leary has a weakness for kids who need her. Luke Pierson's son is no exception. But when she sees beyond Luke's cool facade into his pain, she can't fight the attraction, even though she knows they can never have a future together.
The Proper Miss Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Alexandra Porter was prim, practical, and determined to keep her private life separate from her work. The last thing she would ever agree to was a romance with the handsome company president. Clif Andrews had waited a lifetime for a woman he could love, and a child he could adore. Now he could have it all. Now he had to convince the proper Miss Porter that their love wouldn't be improper at all.
Cross His Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
To pay her bills, Kendall McKinnon has opened her Maine home to guests. Her first paying guest, Neal Thomas, turns her lonely days into magic. But something from Kendall's past could shipwreck their new-found love.
Mysteries of the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Seth Williams, brilliant writer-illustrator of children's books, has a reputation as an angry recluse. When editor Jenny Mason is sent to his Maine farm to nudge him to complete his long-overdue manuscript, he resents her intrusion in his life. But this obstinate, sexy little woman fills him with long-suppressed desires, and the first faint glimmer of forgotten dreams.
Just Like Yesterday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Michelle Miller Scott is appointed assistant to facilitate a merger between the company for which she works and Mico Industries, only to learn that the owner of the new company is an old love. Businessman Erick McCord has never forgotten the only woman who ever owned his heart. Can these two keep things strictly business?
To Love A Dreamer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Clint Donner left home to become a country-music star. When his beautiful, dark-haired manager, Jordan Hunter, spends a week at his secluded farm, their business arrangement blossoms into something more. One night of loving, and they're hooked for a lifetime.
Highland Barbarian
Series: Highlander. Price: Free! Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(5.00)
A Scottish Highland adventure from New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Meredith MacAlpin, Scottish noblewoman, is kidnapped at the altar by infamous Highland Barbarian, Brice Campbell, and spirited away to his fortress in the Highlands. Brice is desperate to bring peace to his people, but for that to happen, enemies must become lovers. Is love strong enough to defy even death?
Mistress of the Seas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,970. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A Historical Romance Classic from New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Scottish warrior Rory MacLaren first met the beautiful Mistress of the Seas aboard her father's French slave ship. Imagine his shock when next they meet at the Court of Charles I of England, where Courtney Thornhill is introduced as lady-in-waiting to the king's new bride, Henrietta Marie of France.
Deception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,210. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Historical Romance Classic from New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Shane Driscoll loves his free-wheeling lifestyle, but his cousin and dear friend, King Charles, has decided that Shane must take a wife and settle down. When Shane meets Claire Leyton, homeless and desperate, he concocts a plan to use the clever actress in a bizarre plot to foil the king's plans. Will it work?
Texas Hero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
A Western Historical Romance Classic From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Thad Conway's reputation as a dangerous gun-slinger is known far and wide. Caroline Adams is on her way to a respectable job as teacher in the town of Hope, Texas. But when her past is exposed, Thad's skill with a gun may not be enough to protect her from the wealthy man who is out for blood.
Texas Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,220. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
A Western Historical Romance Classic From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Texas born Jessie Conway sets off on a reckless journey to find her father, who left on a cattle drive and never returned. Cole Matthews is on the trail of a murderer. The last thing he needs is to baby-sit some fool female. But for better or worse, these two must work together if they are to survive.
Angel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
A Historical Romance Classic from New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. Widowed Cassie Montgomery and her family are barely getting by in the Montana wilderness as she chases her late husband's dream. Gambler Quin McAllister appears almost magically, bringing laughter into their austere lives. But while he lifts her burden, Cassie knows that Quin is a man who could never settle down.
Christmas Miracle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
****From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan ... A Historical Romance Classic.**** In 1866, Lizzy Spooner and her family faced a blizzard in the wilds of New Mexico, where only the toughest survived. To grieving Cody Martin, Christmas was just another day of back-breaking work until he met the tough, determined Lizzy, and discovered his very own Christmas miracle.
Highland Heart
Series: Highlander. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
From New York Times bestselling author Ruth Ryan Langan. Jamie MacDonald, a fierce warrior known throughout the Highlands as the Heartless MacDonald, searches for a traitor among the feuding clans. Lindsey Gordon, proud, willful daughter of a noble clan chieftain, is the only woman who can reach this warrior's carefully-concealed heart. "...an author who never disappoints..." -- Romantic Times
Highland Heaven
Series: Highlander. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Shaw Campbell storms his enemy's camp to free his twin brother. Merritt Lamont will use whatever means necessary to see to the safety of her clan. Though there have been few men she could trust, she sees something in the eyes of this Highlander that speaks to her troubled heart.
The Highlander
Series: Highlander. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Leonora Waltham is the key to saving Dillon Campbell's younger brothers. But when this giant Highland savage captures her, she proves to be his match in strength-of-will and cunning. When the fine line between love and hate is crossed, who is the captor and who the captive?
Highland Heather
Series: Highlander. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Brenna MacAlpin is leader of her Scottish clan, but when she faces Morgan Grey, a fierce English warrior who rides in defense of his queen, she is willing to fight him to the death. Morgan Grey is forced to act on his queen's scheme, even though his unwilling partner would rather plant a knife in his back than give in to these unsettling feelings she is experiencing in his arms.
Duchess of Fifth Avenue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. A Historical Romance Classic. Plucky young Lana Dunleavy left Ireland in search of a better life -- but New York's harsh streets aren't quite what they expected. After tragedy strikes, Lana engages a charming con man, Jesse Jordan, to teach her the finer points of high society. Jesse agrees to help, though he never plans on falling in love.
Heart's Delight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. A Historical Romance Classic. Irish immigrant Molly O'Brien has just taken in two strangers with serious gunshot wounds, planning to nurse them back to health. There's just one problem. One of the men is an outlaw and the other's a federal marshal -- and she has no idea which is which. Can Molly figure it out before it's too late for all?
Ashes of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
From New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Ryan Langan. A Historical Romance Classic. Widowed at a young age, Amanda Jeffrey is left on her own to raise three small boys, tend to her ailing father-in-law, and maintain a languishing horse farm in 1880s Kentucky bluegrass country. When Irish immigrant Cole Connelly arrives, Amanda rediscovers hopes and dreams she thought were long buried in ashes.
Paradise Falls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
"...Paradise Falls is a book that touches the heart and comforts the soul." - Nora Roberts. In 1890 Massachusetts, Fiona Downey accepts a teaching position in rural Michigan, populated by few farms and even fewer people. Living with the Hayden brothers in Paradise Falls, Fiona must decide where her true love lies -- and whether that love is worth sacrificing her dearest dreams.
Passage West
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(4.67)
On a wagon train heading West, a mysterious gunman, Rourke, is hired to protect the train from the many dangers they will face. Abby Market must be the son her father never had, and the mother her family lost. But on this perilous journey, she becomes a woman in Rourke's arms. These two survive disease, disaster and deception, only to face the most painful trial of their lives.
September's Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
September Malloy leaves her home in San Francisco to travel to the gold fields of Alaska in search of her father. There September captures the heart of Jason Conroy, and persuades him to take her along on his danger-filled trek during the roughest part of the winter. In this wilderness they find passion and peril. But until September can find the object of her search, love must wait.
Destiny's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Steamy New Orleans beckons convent-bred Annalisa Montgomery to find the mother she never knew. There, she inherits a house of pleasure, along with its inhabitants, and is drawn into a web of corruption and intrigue. But the most dangerous mystery of all is Chase, a handsome gambler bewitched by the beautiful Annalisa. Can he keep Annalisa safe while continuing his own dangerous pursuits?
Nevada Nights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Cameron McCormick is summoned from her convent home in Canada by her father in rough-and-tumble Virginia City, Nevada. There she finds herself plunged into a family full of mystery and deceit. She also finds an ally in the man she once knew as Michael, who now calls himself Colt. But can a mysterious gunman be trusted with her life, and with her heart?
The Heart's Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When Dublin O'Driscoll travels from Ireland to San Francisco to find the family she never knew, she becomes the object of desire of two very different men - David, the son of her grandfather's enemy, and Ross, a street-tough man and her grandfather's ally. Though she loves them both, it is Ross who stirs her blood like no other man. But will love be enough to overcome a desire for revenge?
Captive of Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the wild Irish countryside, a blood feud between families pits fiery Alana O'Donnell against the man sworn to kill her, Sloan Townsend. Even when forced to wed against her will, Alana swears vengeance. But love and desire prove to be powerful weapons against decades of war.

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