Former award-winning newspaper journalist Debra Salonen is a nationally bestselling author with 26 traditionally published novels. Debra was named Romantic Times Reviewer’s Career Achievement “Series Storyteller of the Year” in 2006 and one of her titles was named Best Superromance of 2011. In July 2014, Debra's first Big Sky Mavericks title was released, opening what's grown to a nine-book connected series within Tule Publishing's Montana Born imprint. Deb’s self-published Black Hills Rendezvous series continues in 2017 with BLACK HILLS LEGACY: The Inheritance. An avid reader and hiker, Deb lives in the foothills of the Central Sierra and loves to spend time with her husband and family in beautiful Yosemite National Park.


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Montana Gift

Do you know your parents' love story? Or, more importantly, the story behind their story?

When Louise Jenkins' granddaughter innocently asks, "Grandma, how did you and Grandpa Oscar meet?" Louise seizes the opportunity to set the record straight by writing her memoire. But she knows she can't tell her family's story without bringing up some painful memories.

Will the raw truth jeopardize hers and Oscar's newfound serenity?


My Christmas Angel - a very short, very sweet love story about kindness, generosity and strangers who touch our lives in ways they might never know

Do Christmas wishes ever come true? Ask Abigail, who at age eight met a real live "Christmas angel." Thirty years later, Abby is a single mom and successful book editor and author of the popular holiday children's story, "My Christmas Angel." But she's never stopped wondering about Dickie Daniels, the scruffy little boy from the wrong side of the tracks her mother brought home one memorable--life changing--Christmas Eve. When the phone rings on Christmas Eve eve, a voice she never truly expected to hear again reaches out to prove second chances can happen if you have a little faith in the power of love and kindness.


Black Hills Rancher

A stunt-woman?
The last thing Black Hills rancher Cade Garrity needs is a nanny who risks life and limb for a living. His late wife put her need for excitement ahead of her family and it killed her. He has an impressionable young daughter to protect, but when Jessie Bouchard drops out of the sky into his arms, he realizes he can’t let her go.

A death wish? Not on your life.
Despite what people think, Jessie Bouchard knows the only way to handle fear is to face it head on. Living in the moment is enough--until she meets Cade and his daughter, Shiloh. But the stalker who’s trying to kill her puts everything Jessie holds dear in the line of fire.


BLACK HILL BABY - Book One in the Black Hills Rendezvous series

The hit show Coop saw coming, but love? Completely off-script.

Hollywood heart-throb Cooper Lindstrom needs money to get his late mother's homicidal bookie off his back. He jumps at the lifeline Black Hills postmaster Libby McGannon tosses his way. In Coop's mind, their arrangement is simple: his sperm in trade for a share in her family's gold mine. But the real payoff is her story—the one he plans to turn into a hit sitcom that will push him back on top. Too bad Libby—the woman he's fallen hard for—might never forgive him for turning her life into a joke for worldwide consumption.