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Publisher Description

He vowed to bring her to justice…

U.S. Marshal Lucas McKenna has brought down some of the most notorious outlaws in the West. Now he’s on a personal mission: hunting the woman who killed his brother.

Antoinette Sutton is running for her life. The evidence against her is overwhelming—and no one will believe the truth about what happened. Lucas captures the dark-haired beauty in Colorado, but before he can take her back to Missouri to stand trial, the two are snowbound in a remote mining town. During the firelit nights of a Rocky Mountain winter, lawman and prisoner are caught in a dance of danger and desire… until Annie loses her heart and Lucas faces an impossible choice: will he do his duty and turn her in, or set her free and become an outlaw himself?

An RWA RITA Award Finalist: Best Historical Romance of the Year

“Fast-paced and poignant. One of the best romances of the year.” –The Oakland Press

“Refreshing. Capable and strong characters… true emotion… this is a much better offering in the western romance department than many I have read, and if you’ve been looking to try a novel in this genre, I recommend this one.” –AllAboutRomance.com

"Shelly Thacker's masterful handling of complex emotions is as impressive as her storytelling ability. This fresh, intriguing, sensual tale is just what romance readers are looking for. 4-1/2 stars (highest rating)" -Romantic Times

A full-length novel of 110,000 words

Adult content: steamy love scenes

Setting: Colorado, 1878

Originally published by Dell under the title Into the Sunset

This revised Author’s Preferred Edition ebook includes additional scenes never before published. Also includes bonus content: “The Making of AFTER SUNDOWN: The Story Behind the Story,” plus excerpts from upcoming Shelly Thacker books.

30 July
Summit Avenue Books
Summit Avenue Books

Customer Reviews

sunrisebreathing ,

Shimmering with emotion

A gorgeous read. I highly recommend all her books. This author writes true keepers.

Ogunbil ,


Thank you for such a great book. Only came across this book through Forever His. One of my favourite reads are historical western romances. This definable fit my expectations. Really looking forward to more books in ebook form. Thank you Shelly for continuing to do what you love.

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