Meet the Authors

USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors bring Deadwood’s past and present to life in this limited edition anthology benefitting rodeo athletes.

Seventeen original short stories in one exciting anthology. Wild Deadwood Tales includes:

Gotta Have Faith by Lizbeth Selvig

Win or lose, she’s about to take on the big boys. Faith “Bunny” Redmond forms an extreme plan at the Deadwood rodeo to convince a champion bull rider that women can excel at the dangerous sport. If she wins his respect, she might also win his love.

Award-winning author Lizbeth Selvig writes heartwarming contemporary romance. Her strong, fun and funny characters don’t mind poking at societal norms even while finding their ways home to family and love. She shares life in Minnesota, where her first book series is set, with her husband, an under-ridden gray Arabian gelding, two human grandchildren, and her four-legged grandbabies of which there are nearly thirty.

Unexpected Calamity by E.E. Burke

A friendship that never died. Calamity Jane is drawn back to Deadwood by a force more powerful than death and becomes an unexpected savior in the midst of an epidemic.

E.E. Burke is a bestselling author of historical and contemporary romances that combine her unique blend of wit and warmth. Her books have been nominated for numerous national and regional awards, including Booksellers’ Best, National Readers’ Choice and Kindle Best Book. She was also a finalist in the RWA’s prestigious Golden Heart® contest. Over the years, she’s been a disc jockey, a journalist, and an advertising executive, before finally getting around to living the dream–writing stories readers can get lost in. Learn more at

Tricks by A.C. Wilson

Tricks inspire courage and new love while daring others to dream. Pushed to choose a direction for her life, Tandi discovers that some crossroads are necessary. Surprisingly, each marker leads her to an arena of spectators with her talented horse and a handsome guy who gives her hope to do the impossible.

A.C. Wilson grew up in Western Nebraska as the oldest of three children on their family’s century-old farm. She now lives in the historic town of Abilene, Kansas with her husband and two boys. She has always been blessed with a talent for stories and an eye for outdoor beauty. Family, loyalty, faith and trust have been a cornerstone in her life as she tries to leave those impressions in her writing as well.

 Rescuing Raven by Jacqui Nelson

In a gold rush storm, can an unlikely pair rescue each other? Raven wants to save one person. Charlie wants to save the world. Their warring nations thrust them together but duty pulled them apart—until their paths crossed again in Deadwood for a fight for love.

Fall in love with a new Old West where the men are steadfast and the women are adventurous. You’ll find Wild West scouts, spies, cardsharps, trick-riding superstars and more in my stories. Jacqui Nelson’s love for historical adventures with grit and passion came from watching classic Western movies while growing up on a cattle farm in northern Canada. Visit Jacqui’s website to receive a free story and learn about her new releases and bonus content.

Once Upon a Deadwood Dream by Amanda McIntyre

Sometimes to find your future you must face the past. Past and present meld together in Deadwood when a woman who discovers true love must fight to escape a deadly twist of fate.

Amanda McIntyre’s storytelling is a natural offshoot of her artistic creativity. A visual writer, living in the rich tapestry of the American heartland, her passion is telling character-driven stories with a wicked obsession for placing ordinary people in extraordinary situations to see how they overcome the obstacles to their HEA. A bestselling author, her work is published internationally in Print, eBook, and Audio. She writes emotional, character-driven, contemporary and historical romance and truly believes, no matter what, love will always find a way. Learn more by visiting:

A Gift of Gold by Maggie Ryan

There may be gold in the Black Hills, but Bennett has his eyes on a more valuable prize. Undeterred by the dictates of society, Lorelai Samuels dreams of owning a restaurant in Deadwood. No one will stand in her way, especially not infuriatingly handsome, stubborn Bennett Redding.

USA Today and #1 International Best Selling Author in Victorian/ Historical, Contemporary and Western Romance. Fiction is a world that offers endless possibilities. My books are always Sweet…Extra Spicy…and a Little Taboo because they just make life a little more fun! I call Texas home and love to write stories that take a reader on a journey, one they can disappear into, to experience what might have been or what is still to come. I write about those sexy, strict, loving alpha men and their strong, feisty ladies. My wish is that you curl up in your favorite chair and allow my stories to take you away. Happy Reading! Maggie Ryan

Maverick Seduction by Angi Morgan

Teenage crush or true love. You decide. Sean Maverick is on a charity auction block until a beautiful woman from his past buys him for the night. Em Stone believed in love at first sight even if she had to lasso and knock Sean off his feet.

USA Today & Publisher’s Weekly Bestselling Author Angi Morgan writes intriguing stories where honor and danger collide with love. She drags her dogs –and husband– around Texas for research road trips so she can write off her camera. They have a map with highlighted roads they’ve traveled and intend to take every county road they find. Somehow each little detour makes it into a book.

Saving Dallie by Paty Jager

Everyone deserves a chance. When a miner tosses his daughter into the pot at a poker game and the winner is a brothel owner, Beau Gentry is determined to keep the young woman out of the man’s hands.

Paty Jager is an award-winning author of 32 novels, 6 novellas, and numerous anthologies of murder mystery and western romance. All her work has Western or Native American elements in them along with hints of humor and engaging characters.

Best Results by Ginger Ring

Finding the perfect results from one simple test. Orphaned at a young age, both Adam and River yearn to find a living relative from either of their families. After finally deciding to put down roots in Deadwood, a simple DNA test brings a result that is more than they expected.

Ginger Ring is an eclectic, Midwestern girl with a weakness for cheese, dark chocolate, and the Green Bay Packers. She loves reading, traveling, watching great movies, and has a quirky sense of humor. Publishing a book has been a lifelong dream of hers and she is excited to share her romantic stories with you. Her heroines are classy, sassy and in search of love and adventure. When Ginger isn’t tracking down old gangster haunts or stopping at historical landmarks, you can find her on the backwaters of the Mississippi River fishing with her husband.

The Brotherhood by Peggy McKenzie

Sometimes, love is hiding in the most peculiar places. Major Lucas Hamilton, widower, and father of four boys, insists on a regimented household. But when a bumbling young woman falls at his feet, will he take a chance on her or send her packing before she burns his house down?

Born and raised in Oklahoma, Peggy McKenzie was a barrel racer in her younger days. Peggy is currently finishing up the last two books in her Brides of the Rio Grande series and is looking forward to her next writing project, a collaborative effort with five other USA Today Best Selling Authors called Langley’s Legacy.  She loves to take walks in the mountains with her two fur babies and she’s always up for a hook in the water.

A Risky Proposal by Megan Kelly

He loves her. She loves him. A proposal should be good news, right? Callie Jones never wanted to date a bull rider. Now she’s fallen in love with Rome Anderson, who is intent on winning the PBR championship and has asked her to marry him. Does she break his heart with a no or doom her future with a yes?

Megan Kelly writes heart-warming, contemporary romances set in small towns. Her “Love in Little Tree” series celebrates Montana cowboys, while her “Christmas in Stilton” books and Harlequin American Romances are set in the Midwest. Quirky secondary characters often steal the spotlight, but romance is always center stage. You can sign up for her Readers’ Group newsletter for updates on her website page at

The Gambler and the Preacher’s Daughter by Teresa Keefer

Can a preacher’s daughter play poker with a gambler and win? Leticia Chasteen always gets dragged into situations she doesn’t want to be in. Gambler Rusty McGraw comes to her rescue. Who will end up with a winning hand?

Teresa Keefer is an indie romance author with an avid love of books since the tender age of 4. She started writing poetry in high school and after encouragement from her best friend wrote her first full-length romance novel in 2007. In addition to writing under her own name, she also writes erotica under Autumn Drake and will be releasing her first political thriller in 2018 under the name of Ann Nevada.

Timing Is Everything by Nancy Naigle

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride? Never say never. Kendra is fine with being a bridesmaid. She hung up her wedding hopes and dreams eight years ago when her cowboy chose the rodeo over her. But when they cross paths in Deadwood, the timing just might be right for reconciliation.

USA TODAY Bestselling author Nancy Naigle writes small town contemporary romance and women’s fiction filled with community, hope, and love. She’s currently working on several projects with Hallmark including the release of the movie based on her novel, Christmas Joy, which will air in Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas. You can learn more by visiting her website at

The School Marm by Tina Susedik

Can a school marm with dreams of a better life, fall for a disreputable man? Having left her parents’ struggling farm, Suzanna Lindstrom dreams of a better life in Deadwood with a man who’s struck it rich in the goldfields. Fresh off the stagecoach, she meets a “disreputable” man. Or is he?

Tina Susedik is an award-winning, multi-published author with books in both fiction and non-fiction, including history, children’s, military books and romances. Her favorite is writing romance stories where her characters live happily ever after. She lives in Northwestern Wisconsin and is a member of Romance Writers of America, Wisconsin Romance Writers of America, Wisconsin Writer’s Association, and Sisters In Crime. Tina also writes spicier romances as Anita Kidesu.

Love Across Time by Sylvia McDaniel

Is it possible to love someone in another time? Sadie Mae Miller hangs up her barrel-racing crown for a new life. But when her grandmother asks her to sleep under a wedding ring quilt, promising visions of true love, she doesn’t quite believe her. Until she falls asleep.

USA Today bestselling author Sylvia McDaniel has published more than forty western historical, contemporary romance and even a few sci-fi novels.  Known for her sweet, funny, family-oriented stories,  Sylvia is the author of The Burnett Brides, Lipstick and Lead series, The Cuvier Widows, Return to Cupid, Texas series and several other stories that refused to get out of her head until they were penned. 

 Cash’s Claim by Zoe Blake

She was his…and it was past time he staked his claim. Jessamine Cooper was determined to stay independent and run her late uncle’s ranch. When she shows up in Deadwood with an ill-advised plan to win money she needs playing poker, Cash decides it is past time to stake his claim.

USA TODAY Bestselling Author in Dark Romance.

After the Fall by Terri Osburn

When it comes to love, sometimes falling is the easy part. Aspyn Fielding blames Tucker Stargill for not talking her brother out of riding bulls. When Colt is gravely injured, Aspyn hopes Tucker will finally see things her way, but she’s the one who needs a change of heart.

Bestselling and aaward-winningauthor Terri Osburn writes contemporary romance with heart, hope, and lots of humor. She fell in love with the written word at a young age and the genre of romance beckoned during her teen years. In 2007, she put pen to paper to write her own heart-melting love stories, and six years later, her debut novel released and became an Amazon number one bestseller. Since then, her work has been translated into five languages, and sold more than a million copies worldwide. You can learn more about this international bestselling author by visiting her website at

Proceeds from Wild Deadwood Tales go to benefit the Western Sports Foundation, which provides critical assistance to athletes competing in Western lifestyle sports. Whether they need help recuperating from an injury or planning for the future, WSF is there.  For more visit: