Two-Five Ranch Outlaws


Available now.

It’s time to meet my hero and heroine.

See below for information about The Common Elements Romance Project.


A Common Elements Romance Project Novel.

*Plunge into the first book in Mary’s Brand-new Western Romance Series—Two-Five Ranch Outlaws.

Four knife-piercing words in a frantic phone call from her mother, caused Dr. Karis Sutton to leave her cowboy in Northern Arizona to return home. While grief-stricken over a tragic loss, she’d let the man she loved slip away instead of allowing him to console her in a time of need. Now, a year later, and ready to break free from her world of gloom, she drives north to seek a second chance with the moody yet irresistible alpha-owner of the ranch. But she’s forced back to Phoenix to fight to keep two fatherless kids. While doing so, will Tanyon think she’s leaving him again and give up on any chance they might’ve had? She’s pulled in different directions. How will she make it right with so much distance between them all?

Tanyon Outlaw never thought he’d see her again. Now, she’s returned as part of the summer crew on the Two-Five Ranch. In her sad eyes, he sees straight through to her pained soul while memories of their past love invade each thought. What will it take for his cold heart to grow warm toward her again? Then, when bad things happen on the ranch, it comes in droves. Karis is called back home. A lawsuit looms over his head. Fences are cut to maim or steal his cattle. Someone else has an eye for the woman he longs to love. He’s running out of time. How can he discover why people are out to get him while figuring out what his heart wants?

Once again, Karis and Tanyon have separate, life-changing matters to attend to, so how will they keep it all together and still find a way to capture the love they once shared?

*Heat Level: Rated “R” by movie standards – Steamy

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On October 3, 2019, you’ll meet the siblings (four brothers and one sister) from my new series taking place in Northern Arizona. Picture Route 66 and the Williams, Arizona area, the Grand Canyon Railway, pine trees, snow in the winter, cattle ranch, Flagstaff, and sunrises in Sedona!

Mary J McCoy-Dressel, website image for upcoming book series, western romance

My vision.

The Common Elements Romance Project

This is the collaboration I’ve talked about. A special project with a group of other authors. We all write our own individual books, so you will have a LOT of new books to read in a variety of genres and heat levels.

Five Common Elements each individual book will have:

  • A lightning storm
  • Haunted house (or rumored to be)
  • Lost keys
  • A person named Max (or short for something else)
  • Stack of thick books.

I had so much fun coming up with ways to use these elements in my book! This project was/is awesome, and I loved participating.

The Facebook Launch Party is over, but from October until January, books released in those months will have individual giveaways, so visit the Common Elements Romance Project Page often. Learn more HERE!

I wrote a blog post with an extended excerpt from Chapter One. You can read it HERE.

Secret Santa’s Rundown Sleigh: A Holiday Romance Novella was also released on this day.