"Fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips will delight" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) in this "sexy, smart" (Lori Wilde, New York Times bestselling author) western romance about a cowboy who comes home to save his ranch, and finds a family along the way. One of Publishers Weekly's Best Romances of 2018! After one too many heartbreaks, Travis Blake hung up his cowboy hat and put Big Verde, Texas, behind him. But when he gets the call that his young nephew needs him, he knows he has to return home. His plan is to sell the family ranch and hightail it back to Austin, but there's a small problem: the one person who stands in his way is the one person he can't resist.Maggie is pretty sure she hates Travis Blake. He's irritating, he's destroying her business, and . . . and he's just so frickin' attractive. But when they're forced to work together, Maggie discovers that the Most Annoying Man in the World is more than he seems. He's sweet with his nephew, he helps out in the community, and he makes her heart flutter. Maggie doesn't want to risk everything on a man who wants to leave, but what if she can convince this wayward cowboy to stay?"Big Bad Cowboy is sweet and sexy!" --- New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ryan What readers are saying about Big Bad Cowboy... "I fell in love with this book...if you have a soft spot for dirty talking, alpha, sexy cowboys, then [Travis] is your guy." "With its original storyline and the intense chemistry between the hero and heroine, I am one happy reader." "Big Bad Cowboy is an amazingly good book." "Big Bad Cowboy is a delightful western romance that is impressive on all fronts." "Serious, funny, sexy, and just the right amount of angst."