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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Heaven Sent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Callie Prophet never would have suspected that her stubborn, sullen employer had such a tender way with words. He certainly doesn't show much affection toward his six-year-old daughter, Becky, Callie's charge and his only child. But in the love letters he wrote years ago-which Becky finds and asks Callie to read to her-he is a completely different man.
Angels of Mercy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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: 90,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Sierra Ransom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western
A rough California gold camp seems an unlikely place for two lonely people running from their pasts to meet. He thinks she's a fussy prude and he's too handsome to be any good. They're both right and they're both wrong. And they discover something in each other: enduring love.
Fallen Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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: 65,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: 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.
Sweet Charity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Alice Duncan. Categories: 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.
Pecos Valley Incident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: 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…
Spirit of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Longing for adventure, prim and proper Georgina Witherpoon came to the Wild West to care for her crazy grandmother, only to discover her grandmother wasn't crazy. She was being haunted by her deceased lover! Georgina soon has problems of her own, with handsome, rugged sheriff Ash Barrett.
Phoebe's Valentine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Jack Valentine and Phoebe Honeycutt hate each other on sight when they run into one another by accident on the vast Texas plain. When they have to join forces in order to survive, Phoebe is certain God hates her. Jack isn't sure about God, but he figures he's being punished for some black sin in his past. It astonishes both of them when they discover they're wrong about each other and themselves.
A Bicycle Built for Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Born and bred on the mean streets of Chicago, Kate Finney has few illusions about love. A handsome city swell like Alex English sure isn’t going to marry a girl who spends her nights telling fortunes and dancing the hootchy-kootchy at the Fair—and she isn’t any man’s toy. Kate knows she’d better put him in his place quickly before he melts her icy armor and steals her heart!
Just North of Bliss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Belle Monroe has already scandalized her family to its proud Virginia roots by choosing to work up north rather than languish in genteel poverty. Her mother would swoon if she knew Belle was considering letting Winslow Asher take her portrait and plaster it all across America to publicize the World’s Fair.
Coming Up Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Rose Ellen Gilhooley didn't get to be a star in Buffalo Bill's Wild West for nothing. Bareback riding and sharp instincts, have taken her worlds away from the small Kansas town where she grew up. If Mr. H.L. May thinks a lack of book-learning makes her an easy mark, he's in for the shock of her life. Trouble is, the more he squires her around the grand Exposition, the more Rose yearns for more.
A Perfect Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
On the fateful night of the Titanic disaster, heiress Loretta Linden made sure her friends got to the lifeboats before she even thought of herself. She will not rest until her little band is safely in her native San Francisco—where she meets the dashing Captain Quarles. Malachai Quarles has sailed the seven seas and he’s had many a sweetheart, but he’s never met a woman like Loretta.
A Perfect Stranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The Castle Walk, the Peabody and the Lambeth Stroll: Isabel Golightly can do them all and never miss a step. But then, amid the terrifying chaos before the great ship sinks, a perfect stranger puts them into the last lifeboat. Rescued by a quirk of fate, Somerset FitzRoy remembers little about his ordeal in the water. But he cannot forget the child he helped that night, or her beautiful mother.
Cactus Flower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » 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. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » 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. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » 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.
Secret Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,200. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
By day she was Claire Montague, prim, demore housekeeper of Partington Place. By night she wrote the popular Tuscalosa Tom Pardee dime novels. Only she'd written them as a paean to her hero, Tom Partington. To say she was crushed to learn that Tom hated the notoriety the novels had garnered him, nearly crushed Claire.
Rosamunda's Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009 by Alice Duncan. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » 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.
One Bright Morning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Young widow Maggie Bright had her hands full raising a baby daughter and running a farm with no one to help excerpt her lazy hired hand. The last thing she needed was a bullet-riddled, half-dead stranger riding into her front yard! Unfortunately, the dire circumstances that had brought Jubal to Maggie's door seemed likely to jeopardize the peace they had begun to find in each other's arms.
Texas Lonesome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » 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.
Christmas Pie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » 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
Wild Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
She knew he was the One the moment he galloped into her life, dusty and wounded, but handsome as sin. He was on the lam from the law, wounded in a botched holdup, when he rode onto Miss Addie's spread. Her innocence was pure seduction, her passionate kisses, sweet torture. He couldn't leave. He couldn't stay. She made him a hero in spite of himself. How could he tell her the truth?
Lost Among the Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2009. Categories: 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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