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Thacker, Cathy Gillen

Works: 276 works in 876 publications in 3 languages and 11,050 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Christmas fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.I3755, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Cathy Gillen Thacker
Most widely held works by Cathy Gillen Thacker
A Texas cowboy's Christmas by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Griffith is ambitious and only wants to give her little boy the opportunities she never had. Which means moving to Dallas, no matter what Chance Lockhart says! Though being with the handsome rancher does make the idea of small-town life more tempting. Molly has always gotten under Chance's skin, and now that he has bonded with her little tyke, he cannot imagine Bullhaven Ranch without them. But the single mom is so focused on her big city fairy tale, she could miss Chance's offer of the most important gift of all--the love and support of a real family
The gentleman rancher by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor O'Quinn and Jeremy Carrigan always clashed over hot-button issues. But when they didn't see eye to eye on an important career choice, their cherished friendship ends. Taylor left Texas to pursue a lifelong dream and Jeremy became a respected doctor. Back home for a break from her hectic life as a famed novelist, Taylor runs into Jeremy ... and suddenly sees her old friend in a whole new light. Jeremy has never forgiven Taylor for leaving Laramie. But seeing her again after seven years makes him realize he wants more than the easy camaraderie they used to share. He wants her to be part of his secret dream.. As the lady who captures this gentleman rancher's heart
The rancher next door by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca Carrigan is determined to run an alpaca ranch in the middle of Texas cattle country, and succeed on her own!
Lone star daddy by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Clint McCulloch really thinking of bulldozing one hundred acres of prime blackberries? Not if Rose McCabe has her way! The enterprising single mother's plan will benefit the rodeo-champion-turned-rancher and her natural-food co-op. Too bad the sexy six-foot-four Texan is more stubborn--and devastatingly attractive--than when they were kids growing up in Laramie. Clint just wants to restore his family ranch to its former glory, but the sassy entrepreneur can be awfully persuasive. Their mutual attraction is an added incentive. Until Rose lays down the ground rules: a no-strings affair because she's never, ever marrying again. Only now Clint wants the whole shebang--a future where he can be daddy to Rose's adorable preschool triplets and husband to his Lone Star cowgirl!
Runaway Lone Star bride by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing in his military training prepared Hart Sanders for rescuing a woman fleeing her own wedding. But when the runaway bride turns out to be dangerously desirable Maggie McCabe, now ironically working at his family ranch as a wedding planner, single father Hart can't stop his fantasies of domestic bliss. Two years ago, Maggie ran from the biggest mistake of her life. Now the gorgeous ex-soldier and his son are wreaking havoc with her hard-fought independence. Maggie just wants to help Hart create a stable, loving home for Henry ... but she doesn't stand a chance against their combined irresistible charm!
The Texas Valentine twins by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wyatt Lockhart is bound to regret moving in with Adelaide Smythe. She's broken the Texas rancher's heart before, and their last spontaneous reunion resulted in a couple of surprises-- twin babies! Wyatt won't shirk his fatherly duties, but being this close to Adelaide makes it hard to remember why he should stay far away. Adelaide knows she hurt Wyatt, and she's determined never to do it again. Once they figure out how to share parenting duties, she'll give him enough space to keep both their hearts safe. But life together is already growing on her. For the sake of their family's future, can Wyatt forgive Adelaide for the past?"--Back cover
Lone star twins by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two people who aren't in love, Poppy McCabe and Air Force Captain Trace Caulder have pretty amazing chemistry. And now the long-time buddies and sometimes lovers are about to get their most passionate wish: becoming the adoptive parents of twin babies! The catch? They have to get married
The inherited twins by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Olander is determined to create a loving, stable home for her newly orphaned niece and nephew. That means holding on to the sprawling Texas spread that's been in her family for generations. Which is where Heath McPherson comes in. The tall, dark and gorgeous banker has all sorts of ideas for getting Red Sage Ranch out of the red. But the more he hangs around this instant family, the less he can resist the spirited twins. And that goes double for their new single mother. Can Heath help Claire work a miracle, one that will save her home and create a real home on the ranch for all of them?
Wanted : Texas daddy by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Small Texas towns always have their secrets. Fortunately, no one in Laramie knows about Sage Lockhart's friends-with-benefits arrangement with hunky cowboy Nick Monroe. And now Sage wants something more from Nick--something that could change the very nature of their relationship. She wants to have his baby. Nick's always wanted to take things with Sage to the next level. Maybe this wasn't exactly what he had in mind, but having a child with Sage is an adventure Nick can't refuse." --
Blame it on Texas by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home is where the heart is. Brilliant Lewis McCabe fell for Lexie Remington long ago. But as a quiet intellegent teenager he thought he had no chance with her. Now he's a successful business owner, a man's man, who knows just what he wants--he wants Lexie. However, Lexie, an image stylist to the stars who's back in their home town of Laramie, thinks Lewis is asking for her professional help. So in order to spend time with the woman of his dreams, Lewis agrees to a makeover
Lone Star Valentine by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The heart-stopping attraction's still there, but today Lily needs only one thing from old flame Gannon Montgomery--the best damn legal counsel ever. The stakes are high--custody of Lily's son, Lucas. And the rules are clear. Lily's not giving Gannon the chance to break her heart again. They can be friends. That's all. Not enough, thinks Gannon. He's only in town to sell the family ranch, but Mayor Lily McCabe makes sticking around seem pretty attractive. He can see the desire in her eyes every time they're thrown together. And with the court case and the Texas chili cook-off he's been dragged into, that's a lot. As the stress grows, so does the attraction. But Lily won't compromise, and Gannon can't let go. Someone's gotta give!"--
A Texas soldier's family by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the last leg of his tour of duty, Captain Garrett Lockhart is summoned home to Laramie, Texas, to handle an urgent family matter, a scandal that could destroy the enduring legacy of the Lockharts. Except it's already being "handled" by Hope Winslow, a professional crisis manager. Hope is also the beautiful single mother of the most adorable baby boy the Army doctor has ever seen. Garrett is resisting Hope's efforts at damage control and pushing her clearly defined boundaries. Too bad she can't resist him and fantasies of a future with her Lone Star soldier!
Lone star Christmas by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callie McCabe-Grimes has one thing on her holiday wish list: to make this the best Christmas ever for her little boy. Without including Nash Echols, whose team of lumberjack cowboys is creating a Texas-size racket at the Christmas tree farm next door! But she has no defense against two determined males when her son decides Nash is the extra-special present he wants from Santa. Just the sight of the beautiful widow who bought the sprawling spread east of his puts Nash in the yuletide spirit. Callie and the toddler in the tyke-size cowboy hat fill his head with visions of the three of them together under one roof. That is, if Callie can let go of her past and picture a future with her one and only Lone Star cowboy!
Mummy for hire by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developer Grady McCabe is in the market for a wife - in name only! Impossible as father and daughter are to resist, Alexis is determined to marry for love. So it looks as if she won't be getting her secret wish to be part of Grady's family. Unless she can change the Texan's mind and heart."--Publisher
Lone star baby by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suddenly finding herself a foster parent to an infant girl definitely shakes things up for Doctor Violet McCabe. Especially because her attractive and pragmatic colleague, Doctor Gavin Monroe, is little Ava's co-guardian. Gavin has doubts about the arrangement, but idealistic Violet is certain they can work together to care for Ava while they find the perfect adoptive family. Gavin secretly crushed on sexy, irrepressible Violet for years, but after losing her fiance, Violet's heart was impenetrable. Ava changes everything. For once, Violet is ready to embrace the unpredictable...maybe even love. But Gavin fears he's not the father Ava needs or the man Violet deserves. In their search for a perfect home for Ava, will Violet and Gavin miss that the best family for her is the one they've already created?"--P. [4] of cover
Found : one baby by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's no surprise to see a package on Thad Garner's porch. Women are always leaving tempting offerings for the sexy E.R. doctor--and his reputation with the ladies is what makes Michelle Anderson keep her distance. But when Michelle hears a baby's cry, she realizes this is no ordinary delivery ... Thad opens his front door to find his gorgeous neighbor cradling an infant in her arms. Michelle is obviously instantly smitten with the mysterious baby. It seems as if the coolly professional attorney is also a natural mom. When Thad finds out baby is a relation, he sets out to adopt little William immediately, and who better to help than Michelle? But how does Thad tell her he wants her not just as a lawyer--but as a wife and mother?
A Texas soldier's Christmas by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just the sight of United States Army Lieutenant Zane Lockhart makes nurse Nora Caldwell (and every other woman he meets) weak at the knees. But Nora has to keep a level head this time. As tempting as it is to fall into his finely sculpted arms, again, she's got her beautiful baby boy, Liam, to think of now. She can't settle for some temporary loving. She and her son need, and deserve, more. Zane has always responded to the call of duty. But that dedication has meant saying goodbye to Nora far too often. He can't blame her for doubting that he's finally ready to put her, and Liam, first. Can the Christmas gift of a lifetime convince her?
The rancher's family thanksgiving by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie Carrigan needs help--fast! With her family playing matchmaker, she can think of only one man to turn to. Rancher and caring vet Tyler McCabe has always been there for her--anytime she needed a broad shoulder to lean on ... or a warm body to heat up a cold Texas night. Now he has to stop her from making the biggest mistake of her life. When his best friend asked him to run interference, Tyler didn't think he'd end up putting his own heart on the line. He can't let Susie marry somebody else--not when there's a man right here in Laramie who loves her and plans to show her a Thanksgiving neither of them will forget
Dr. cowboy by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local husband hunters hit pay dirt when Dr. Jackson McCabe and his brothers returned home to their parents' ranch--as eligible as ever. But while all the McCabe boys know how to treat a lady, none were planning on heading to the hitchin' post. Which was fine with Lacey Buchanon. She was strictly interested in Jackson professionally--despite the way that cowboy filled out denim. She had to find a way to make Jackson stay in Laramie, but she might have ended up with more than she'd bargained for. -p.4 of cover
From Texas, with love by Cathy Gillen Thacker( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will McCabe arrives in New York City with specific instructions--bring Samantha Holmes back to Laramie, Texas, for her estranged brother's wedding. Reluctantly she agrees to go with him. But Samantha's determined not to stay...and not to fall for the irresistible Will. Convincing the fiery brunette to come back with him is one thing. But Will realizes he does want her to stay in Laramie--and convincing her to do that is another thing altogether. To Samantha's surprise, life in small-town Texas is beginning to grow on her, and so is Will. Does that mean there could be two weddings in Laramie?
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Alternative Names
Gillen, Cathy

Gillen Thacker Cathy

Gillen Thacker, Gillen

Gillen Thacker Kathy

Thacker, Cathy G.

Thacker Kathy Gillen

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