Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Melissa Keir - Special Guest

Thank you for having me on your blog today. Cowboy Up 2 is a book bundle featuring best-selling Western Romance authors. There are six stories about sexy cowboys sure to entertain.

My novella- The Heartbroken Cowboy - begins at a wedding. Johnson O’Neill and Debra Donahue end up getting drunk as they each deal with the stress of the wedding in a different way. Since alcohol plays a big part in this book, I wanted to share with you my top five favorite drinks. You can weigh in on yours!

#5-Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire Whiskey- It doesn’t taste like alcohol but still has a wonderful kick!

#4-Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey- A shot of this has a sweet aftertaste and warms you up!

#3-Abita Strawberry Harvest Beer- Made in Louisiana, this beer is more fruit than beer. Since Louisiana is the place of Mardi Gras, they know how to celebrate and this beer is a celebration! 

#2-Pineapple Upside Down Cake shot- This shot is filled with flavor and causes a celebration in your mouth. Sweet and delicious!

#1-Pina Colada- When you drink one of these, you are transported to a tropical island. Besides the fruit in it is healthy *wink*!

What is your favorite drink and why?? Who knows, maybe we can find a new favorite!

Cowboy Up 2

Saddle Up with the best-selling authors who brought you Cowboy Up... And fall for Six more Cowboys ready to steal your heart!


Good Ride, Cowboy by Allison Merritt
Sometimes all you need is one good ride to clear your head.

Cowboy in Waiting by Leslie P. Garcia
She’d buried a hero. She wasn’t looking for another. But her cowboy in waiting was far from a hero…

Cowboy in Trouble by Autumn Piper
A cowboy on the run and a girl on the rebound make for a messy fling.

A Cowboy’s Heaven by Sara Walter Ellwood
From the hell of lost love, can they find heaven together?

Cowboy Proud by D’Ann Lindun
She left town to chase her dreams... He stayed and ignored his... Can they find their dreams together?

The Heartbroken Cowboy by Melissa Keir
Love isn’t found at the bottom of a bottle…

The hero of The Heartbroken Cowboy has his own issues. He's a recovering alcoholic who allows stress to push him off the wagon. But he's still determined to latch on to the one woman whose secret could send him back to the bottle.

Johnson O'Neill was a minor character in The Heartsong Cowboy (Cowboy Up book 1) and while he came off as a grouchy guy, he deserved his own happily ever after...but not without some work. In The Heartbroken Cowboy, we learn why he's angry at women and cheer for him to find the one woman who will give him a run for his money!

The Heartbroken Cowboy by Melissa Keir

Love isn’t found at the bottom of a bottle…

Johnson O’Neill joined The Heartsong Ranch to escape his addiction. One night at a friend’s wedding, stress causes him to fall off the wagon and into the arms of the woman of his dreams.

Debra Donahue lost her husband to alcohol then pulled herself up by her bootstraps becoming a million-dollar selling real estate agent. One night with a sexy cowboy and a bottle of whiskey, Debra falls hard.

Can an alcoholic cowboy and a brokenhearted woman find love despite their fears? Or will the bottom of a bottle claim another happily ever after?


“I don’t drink, but could use a strong one, right now. Not this sissy stuff.” He lifted the glass to his lips, downed the contents, and shoved his now-empty champagne flute away before he leaned in toward her. The smell of alcohol on his breath hinted that he’d already had too much to drink. “Know anyone around here with some whiskey?” The dark sapphire of his eyes chilled her. This was a man used to getting what he wanted. “I’d even share.” His voice deepened and became husky with his offer and she shivered.

“I don’t drink with men I don’t know.” Debra stuck out her hand. “I’m Debra, and you are?”

The man grabbed another glass of champagne off a passing waiter’s tray and guzzled the drink in one swallow. “The name’s Johnson O’Neill. Now about that whiskey.” He reached out and drew her up to standing then tugged her in close to him. Wrapping his arm around her back, he moved her body in a slow two-step motion.

Debra gazed into his eyes. “You don’t have to seduce me for the whiskey.” She stepped out of his embrace and put her hands on her hips. She frowned.

“That’s not why I drew you into my arms. You were tapping your foot when I arrived—and I thought you might like a dance. A pretty woman like you shouldn’t be sitting alone.” He stretched his palm out again in a plea.


About the Author:

Melissa Keir has always wanted to be an author when she wasn’t hoping for a career as a race car driver.  Her love of books was instilled by her mother and grandparents who were avid readers. She’d often sneak books away from them so that she could fantasize about those strong alpha males and plucky heroines.  In middle school and high school, Melissa used to write sappy love poems and shared them with her friends and still has those poems today! In college her writing changed to sarcastic musings on life as well as poems with a modern twist on fairy tales and won awards for her writing. You can find many of these musings along with her latest releases on her website and blog. Her stories feature small towns and happily ever after!   

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Cowboy Up

Six men as tough as the west...Six women who know how to Cowboy Up. 

A book bundle featuring some of the hottest Western authors around. Each story is unique. The bundle goes from sweet to sizzling with a story sure to please every fan of Western Romances. 

Always, Cowboy by Allison Merritt 
The past is better left behind, unless it offers a brighter future. 

A Cowboy’s Heart by Leslie Garcia 
Teenage lovers torn apart by betrayal. Have seventeen years changed everything—or nothing? 

The Heartsong Cowboy by Melissa Keir 
Can two people, one horse and the power of love cure a little girl? 

Cowboy Trouble by Autumn Piper 
She’s decided to make some bad choices this weekend. 

Chasing a Cowboy by Sara Walter Ellwood 
He’s running from heartbreak. She’s chasing after love… Their hearts will never be the same. 

Cowboy Bred, Cowboy Born by D’Ann Lindun 
Freedom or family? Only love can make the choice. 

Buy Link: Amazon 


  1. Thank you for having me on your blog. Do you have a favorite drink?

    1. Great to have you here with all those lovely cowboys, Melissa!

      Given the choice I'd only drink champagne LOL but as that's not going to happen any time soon I'll settle for cool, crisp white wine. :)

    2. There is something about a sexy cowboy! Maybe it's the jeans!