Books by Curtiss Ann Matlock

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Curtiss Ann Matlock is the author of thirty-six novels and novellas. With over 7 million copies in print worldwide, her books have earned rave reviews, spots on the USA TODAY bestseller lists and numerous awards.



Born in North Carolina, into a family of avid readers, Curtiss Ann began her writing career with publication of two small, warmhearted articles about her life, for which she received a total of $100. She was so enthused at this success that she immediately started writing her first novel. which led her to experience the dream of publishing the first novel she ever wrote. She went on to enroll in the professional writing program at the University of Oklahoma, where she studied under the bestselling writer Jack Bickham and Grand Master mystery writer, Carolyn Hart, and to continued to sell every book she wrote.



Told with a strong Southern voice, her insightful stories portray the extraordinary valor of ordinary people and the humor, heartbreak, and shining graces of small-town life. In 1999, Lost Highways was nominated for a RITA Award in women’s fiction from the Romance Writers of America, and began the tender and funny series about the lives of the beloved characters in fictional Valentine, Oklahoma. The sixth book of the series, Sweet Dreams at the Goodnight Motel, was a Oklahoma Book Award Finalist.

Currently CurtissAnn occupies herself with family life in south Alabama, essays on the writing life on her blog, and the republishing of her early novels, as well as working on new projects. You can learn more about her at curtissannmatlock.com

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Miracle On I-40
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Lacey Bryant is the ever-hopeful waitress at Gerald's Truckstop Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a spot that is clear across the country from her home and family in North Carolina. It has been eleven years since Lacey ran away from her angry father. Now, a single mother struggling to raise her own children, her heart yearns to go...
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If Wishes Were Horses
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
On the day of her husband’s funeral, a rugged drifter walks into Etta Rivers’ life. Johnny Bellah is just another cowboy, but he does know horses. Perhaps he can give her a winning horse that just might save the only home Etta has ever known. Contemporary Romance by Curtiss Ann Matlock; originally published by Avon
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Once Upon A Christmas
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Upon arriving on the rough Texas Frontier, with her two sons and a trunk full of dreams for a new life, widow Olivia Pritchett discovers the man she was to marry has died. The prospect of the long trip back from where she came, and causing her sons to spend Christmas traveling, is too painful to face. With all her strength, she prevails...
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Categories: All Romance; Western Romance
Love in a Small Town (Valentine Series Book 1)
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
A promise of forever, or not. Can this marriage be saved? Molly and Tommy Lee Hayes are considered the perfect couple. They married right out of high-school, built a family, and are now about to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary at the VFW hall. Trouble brews beneath the perfection, however, conflicts that have been pushed down...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; All Religious Fiction; All Romance; All Teen Lit
Cold Tea on a Hot Day (A Valentine Novel)
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Marilee James has a complicated life—caring for her special-needs son, playing surrogate mother to an abandoned niece and temporarily running the local paper until the new managing editor arrives. She's so busy attending to everyone else that her own yearnings get pushed aside. Then Tate Holloway comes speeding into town in his BMW...
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Categories: All Romance; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Mary In Color
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
From USA Today bestselling author Curtiss Ann Matlock, comes this delightful, heartwarming romance and story of a woman’s awakening to the inevitability of change and to unbounded possibilities, if she dares to step out and take them. Mary Lunsford, a widow, lives quietly in the small town neighborhood where she grew up. Her life is...
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The Loves of Ruby Dee
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Ruby Dee, licensed practical nurse, has come to the high plains of Oklahoma to care for an ailing old man. She brings her classic Ford Galaxie, her dog Sally and her dear Aunt Edna’s ashes, seeking peace and healing of her own. She finds a fractured family of ranchers—intense Will, wild Lonnie and irascible Hardy—who each find in...
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Categories: All Romance
Driving Lessons (A Valentine Novel)
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
On the road of life, sometimes you have to shift gears and slow down for those rough patches, but in the end, if you drive carefully, you'll end up home at last…. After twenty years of marriage, Charlene's husband, Joey, has left her and their three children. Now, with an Oklahoma ranch house, a Chevy Suburban that's seen better...
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Categories: All Romance; Contemporary Fiction
Lost Highways (A Valentine Novel)
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
As her mother always said, nothing happens by coincidence… Meet Rainey Valentine: thirty-five, twice divorced, a woman with broken dreams but irrepressible hope.When her mother dies, she inherits a truck, an old barrel-racing mare named Lulu and a lifetime supply of Mary Kay cosmetics. So taking a page from her mother's life...
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At the Corner of Love and Heartache (A Valentine Novel)
by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Life is just about as good as it gets in Valentine, Oklahoma…. In this funny and poignant sequel to Cold Tea on a Hot Day , Valentine's own Marilee James is engaged to Tate Holloway, the new editor of the Valentine Voice , a man whose sweet Southern sensibilities and melting kisses have convinced her to take a leap of faith. But...
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Categories: All Romance; Contemporary Fiction
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