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I have had the extreme pleasure and honor

to participate in many multiple-author collaborative projects. 

Debutants of Durango

Peggy McKenzie & Sylvia McDaniel
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Friendships and reputations are on the line, and heartbreak is inevitable.

In a world where tradition clashes with modern ideals, follow the captivating journey of eight extraordinary women, each navigating the delicate balance between their fathers' expectations and their own desires.


As their fathers embark on a mission to find advantageous matches for their daughters, these spirited young women find themselves at the crossroads of tradition and love searching for genuine connection and true love in a society that often values status over emotion.


In this historical Western series, each woman grapples with the complexities of duty, familial expectations, and the pursuit of personal happiness. Will they defy convention and forge their own paths to love, or will they succumb to the pressures of societal norms?


Join these eight courageous heroines on a compelling journey as they navigate the timeless quest for true love.

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Friday the 13th

Multiple-Author Box

A Friday the 13th Short Story: 13 authors ~ 13 suspenseful stories. Murder and mayhem on Friday the 13th...

Sometimes, the end of the road is just the beginning…

Felicity Simon is at a crossroads in her life. She and her on-again, off-again boyfriend have been together for seven years with no progress toward matrimony. Perhaps it's time to make a change. Suddenly, she receives the unexpected news that she’s inherited her great aunt’s estate, Could this be the change she's been looking for?

The moment they arrive at the hauntingly beautiful old victorian, Felicity senses something is off with their host, but she can’t quite put a finger on the problem. He’s amiable, attentive, and accommodating. And, his handsome face and impeccable manners hold an allure she finds very enticing. And yet…her instincts warn her to be wary.

It doesn't long before she realizes her instincts were right.

Callie Hutton     Alicia Dean      Krysta Scott    Peggy McKenzie      Anna Kittrell      Dex Rivers
and so many other talented authors...wanna be scared?  


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Betting on Christmas

Multiple-Author Box

A high society New York City wedding with a momzilla being bossy boots.

And a bridal party with one crazy bet.

Will the bridesmaids and groomsmen find their own dates to the wedding of the century this Christmas, or will they all fall victim to Momzilla's decree?

Find out in the steamy holiday romance collection Betting On Christmas.

Little did they know that their Christmas bargain would blur the lines…


Brody Mason has it all—wealth, charm, and a successful business empire—but what he doesn't have is a date for his college friend's Christmas wedding. Desperate not to be a pawn in the groom's momzilla matchmaking scheme, Brody catches a break when his childhood best friend calls in a favor—show his kid sister around New York City at Christmas time. But when Annie arrives in town, she's no longer the tall, skinny girl he remembers. She's stunning…and he has to keep reminding himself she's off-limits.


Annette Montclair is a smart, no-nonsense kind of girl with a laser-sharp focus on her medical career. But when her brother's best friend, the one she's crushed on for years, proposes an outlandish bargain, she can't help but be intrigued. After all, what could go wrong with helping the handsome playboy out for a few days? Little does she know, this whimsical adventure will turn her world upside down.


As the wedding festivities unfold, Brody and Annie find themselves drawn to each other in a charming mix of banter and undeniable chemistry. Will their Christmas bargain blur the lines between friendship and something more?

Sofia Aves       Harper Cross        Peggy McKenzie      Amy Stephens      Cat Johnson  Delancey Stewart      Kim Law       Zee Irwin       Megan Ryder       Tracy Broemmer

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Alphabet Bride Series

Multiple-Author Series
Twenty-four authors.
Twenty-four books. 
Each character with their own story to tell. 

Safe within the walls of Madame Wigg’s Foundling Home and School for the forgotten, these young girls are nurtured and educated into productive, caring young women each one content to remain under Madame Wigg’s protection. But one day, their benevolent benefactor claims she’s dying and informs them they must leave and seek their own way in the world. However, to help their transition into the real world, she offers them a stipend of sorts. “Go out into the world and share with others the knowledge you have learned here at my school. But there is one stipulation to receiving this stipend. You must choose a husband from this newspaper advertisement. “Choose wisely.” The elderly woman counseled.

Sometimes stubborn is just another word for determination.


Langley Legacy

Multiple-Author Series
Six authors.
Six books. 
Each telling the story of a different generation of the Irish immigrant family --

A continuing saga of one Irish immigrant family beginning with the patriarchs of the family in 1850 as they leave Ireland and join a wagon train headed for Oregon in hopes of living their own American dream.

Aidan's Arrangement is the fourth generation of Langleys trying to survive during the Great Depression. 

Kathleen Ball      Hildie McQueen      Peggy McKenzie      Merry Farmer      Sylvia McDaniel      Kathy Shaw

Five Charleston women desperate for marriage-minded men and the chance to rebuild their lives after the Civil War, answer an ad in the Grooms Gazette never suspecting what was waiting for them at the end of their journey.
Books in the series by Peggy McKenzie

Sarah -Two lonely hearts. One Christmas miracle?
Emma - A lost soul story. Enemies to lovers.
Abigail - Three little girls. Two broken hearts.
Hannah -A handsome face with a bad attitude.

Sometimes, you just have to look a little harder to find that Christmas miracle.

Hildie McQueen      Lily Graison      Sylvia McDaniel  Peggy McKenzie    Everly West       
and so many more talented authors...

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