Madeline Baker
Madeline Baker is an American author of historical and western romance novels. She writes the Reckless, Time Travel and Lightning series, and also writes paranormal romance as Amanda Ashley. Madeline was born and raised in California. She married her high school sweetheart and they had three sons. Madeline began writing while her children were still at home, but didn’t let anyone in on what she was doing while her kids were in bed and husband at work. Finally, she let a friend read some of her work who encouraged her to keep trying for her dream. After six years and over 30 rejections, she was able to sell Reckless Heart to a publisher (Leisure Books).

Madeline Baker made her debut as a published author in 1985 with the aforementioned Reckless Heart. Below is a list of Madeline Baker’s books in order of when they were originally released:

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Publication Order of Reckless Books

Reckless Heart (1985)Description / Buy at
Reckless Love (1987)Description / Buy at
Reckless Desire (1988)Description / Buy at
Reckless Embrace (2002)Description / Buy at
The Reckless Series (Contains Reckless Destiny & All Above) (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Time Travel Books

A Whisper in the Wind (1991)Description / Buy at
The Spirit Path (1993)Description / Buy at
The Angel and the Outlaw (1996)Description / Buy at
Feather in the Wind (1997)Description / Buy at
Under a Prairie Moon (1998)Description / Buy at
Unforgettable (2000)Description / Buy at
Shadows Through Time (2009)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Apache Runaway Books

Apache Runaway (1995)Description / Buy at
Chase The Wind (1996)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Vampire Trilogy Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Shades of Gray (1998)Description / Buy at
After Sundown (2003)Description / Buy at
Desire After Dark (2006)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Embrace Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Embrace the Night (1998)Description / Buy at
Midnight Embrace (2002)Description / Buy at
His Dark Embrace (2012)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Children Of The Night Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Night's Kiss (2005)Description / Buy at
Night's Touch (2007)Description / Buy at
Night's Master (2008)Description / Buy at
Night's Pleasure (2009)Description / Buy at
Night's Mistress (2013)Description / Buy at
Night's Promise (2014)Description / Buy at
Night's Surrender (2015)Description / Buy at
Night's Illusion (2021)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Lightning Books

Chase the Lightning (2006)Description / Buy at
When Lightning Strikes (2014)Description / Buy at
Follow The Lightning (2015)Description / Buy at
Find the Lightning (2019)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Everlasting Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Everlasting Kiss (2010)Description / Buy at
Everlasting Desire (2010)Description / Buy at
Everlasting Embrace (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Bound Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Bound by Night (2011)Description / Buy at
Bound by Blood (2011)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Morgan Creek Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

As Twilight Falls (2013)Description / Buy at
Twilight Dreams (2015)Description / Buy at
Twilight Desires (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Brynn Tor Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Donovan's Woman (2016)Description / Buy at
Quinn's Lady (2016)Description / Buy at
Quinn's Revenge (2016)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Love in the Wind (1986)Description / Buy at
Love Forevermore (1988)Description / Buy at
Renegade Heart (1989)Description / Buy at
First Love, Wild Love (1989)Description / Buy at
Forbidden Fires (1990)Description / Buy at
Lacey's Way (1990)Description / Buy at
Prairie Heat (1991)Description / Buy at
Midnight Fire (1992)Description / Buy at
Comanche Flame (1992)Description / Buy at
Warrior's Lady (1993)Description / Buy at
Cheyenne Surrender (1994)Description / Buy at
Beneath a Midnight Moon (1994)Description / Buy at
Heart of the Hunter (1994)Description / Buy at
Hawk's Woman (1998)Description / Buy at
Lakota Renegade (1999)Description / Buy at
Spirit's Song (1999)Description / Buy at
Apache Flame (1999)Description / Buy at
Lakota Love Song (2002)Description / Buy at
Wolf Shadow (2003)Description / Buy at
Dude Ranch Bride (2003)Description / Buy at
West Texas Bride (2003)Description / Buy at
Under Apache Skies (2004)Description / Buy at
Callie's Cowboy (2004)Description / Buy at
Every Inch a Cowboy (2005)Description / Buy at
Dakota Dreams (2006)Description / Buy at
Loving Jake (2007)Description / Buy at
Love's Serenade (2010)Description / Buy at
In the Shadow of the Hills (2011)Description / Buy at
Tales of Western Romance (2011)Description / Buy at
Love's Sweet Embrace (2014)Description / Buy at
Wolf Dreamer (2017)Description / Buy at
Kade (2021)Description / Buy at
Zane (2023)Description / Buy at
Bohannon (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Collected Poems (1961)Description / Buy at
A Wilderness Christmas (1993)Description / Buy at
Secrets of the Heart (1994)Description / Buy at
Paradise (1999)Description / Buy at
Lakota Legacy (2003)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Amanda Ashley Standalone Novels

Beneath a Midnight Moon (1994)Description / Buy at
Deeper Than the Night (1996)Description / Buy at
A Darker Dream (1997)Description / Buy at
The Captive (2000)Description / Buy at
A Whisper of Eternity (2004)Description / Buy at
Dead Sexy (2007)Description / Buy at
Dead Perfect (2008)Description / Buy at
Immortal Sins (2009)Description / Buy at
Desire the Night (2012)Description / Buy at
Midnight and Moonlight (2013)Description / Buy at
Maiden's Song (2013)Description / Buy at
Moonlight (2014)Description / Buy at
Beauty's Beast (2014)Description / Buy at
Sunlight Moonlight (2016)Description / Buy at
A Fire in the Blood (2017)Description / Buy at
Hold Back the Dawn (2019)Description / Buy at
Enchant the Night (2020)Description / Buy at
Dark of the Moon (2020)Description / Buy at
Surrender the Dawn (2021)Description / Buy at
Secrets in the Night (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Amanda Ashley Short Stories/Novellas

The Music of the Night (2010)Description / Buy at
Jessie's Girl (2011)Description / Buy at
Sandy's Angel (2011)Description / Buy at
Masquerade (2013)Description / Buy at
Seasons of Change (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Amanda Ashley Short Story Collections

Seasons of the Night (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Enchant Books

(as Amanda Ashley)

Enchant the Dawn (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Love's Legacy(1981)Description / Buy at
A Frontier Christmas(1992)Description / Buy at
After Twilight(2001)Description / Buy at
Midnight Pleasures(2003)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance(2009)Description / Buy at
Blood & Moonlight(2011)Description / Buy at

Notes: Unforgettable was also published as Journey to Yesterday. A Frontier Christmas also has stories by Robin Lee Hatcher, Norah Hess and Connie Mason. Paradise includes has stories by Nina Bangs, Judith Ann Lawrence and Kathleen Nance. Lakota Legacy also has stories by Kathleen Eagle and Ruth Wind. Secrets of the Heart also contains stories by Jennifer Blake, Georgina Gentry, Shirl Henke and Patricia Rice.

If You Like Madeline Baker Books, You’ll Love…

Madeline Baker Synopses: Reckless Heart is the first book in the Reckless series by Madeline Baker. While at the same time recalling memories of an Indian friend from childhood, Hannah Kincaid, a settler woman, experiences much deeper feelings for a man named Shadow, until war breaks out in the Dakota Territory, pitting Hannah and Shadow’s people against each other.

Warrior’s Lady is a standalone title by Madeline Baker. A warrior like Jarrett is brave and bold, and belongs on the battlefield, but fate has other plans. Captured by his enemies, tortured for their amusement, he longs for the death that is denied him by the Maje who heals his broken body night after night. Leyla’s gentle touch restores his hope and her tenderness mends his damaged heart. But will their growing passion and devotion for each other be strong enough to prevail against those trying so desperately to keep them apart?

Cheyenne Surrender by Madeline Baker is a standalone novel. Callie, a temptress with innocent kisses but a reputation that doesn’t match, touches the heart of Caleb, a good-looking half-Indian who cannot decide which he wants Callie for – mistress or wife.

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