Charlene Raddon

Charlene Raddon - Designer

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Charlene Raddon is an artist and an Amazon Bestselling Author. She designs book covers and other materials for authors.

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Overview

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Romance

Awards

  • Golden Heart Finalist
  • Romantic TImes Reviewer's Choice award nominee
  • Romantaic Times Pioneer Award

Work experience

Author and designer

Self-employed
February, 2013 – March, 2019 (about 6 years)

Charlene Raddon began writing 40 years ago. Originally published by Kensington Books, she is now an Indie author and designs book covers, specializing in western historical.

Portfolio (13 selected works)

Cadence: The Widows of WIldcat Ridge Book 13

Charlene Raddon

A foolish mistake left Cadence Biggler and her little sister Regina at the mercy of strangers in a strange town—until Mortimer Crane stepped in, paid her bills and offered her a job as a maid at his Gentlemen Only Salon in Wildcat Ridge, Utah Territory. Soon, she realizes Crane wants more from her than her labor. More than she's willing to give.Since the salon is no place for a child, he takes... read more

A foolish mistake left Cadence Biggler and her little sister Regina at the mercy of strangers in a strange town—until Mortimer Crane stepped in, paid her bills and offered her a job as a maid at his Gentlemen Only Salon in Wildcat Ridge, Utah Territory. Soon, she realizes Crane wants more from her than her labor. More than she's willing to give.Since the salon is no place for a child, he takes... read more

Maisy's Gamble: (Prevously published as Divine Gamble) Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

The Preacher is a hired gun on the run for a murder he didn't commit.Maisy is a woman fighting for survival, her own and that of her precious son. She'll do whatever it takes to escape the man hell-bent on silencing her forever.Thrown together by circumstance and a need they can't deny, Maisy and The Preacher must take a chance on destiny and each other. They share a common enemy, but they wil... read more

The Preacher is a hired gun on the run for a murder he didn't commit.Maisy is a woman fighting for survival, her own and that of her precious son. She'll do whatever it takes to escape the man hell-bent on silencing her forever.Thrown together by circumstance and a need they can't deny, Maisy and The Preacher must take a chance on destiny and each other. They share a common enemy, but they wil... read more

Thalia: The Widows of Wildcat Ridge Book 7

Charlene Raddon

Thalia Plunkett has loved Duncan Moon, known as Dinky, all her life. Now he's in big trouble. Can Thalia help Duncan kick the booze threatening to kill him, and win his love? Or will he choose whiskey over her?And who is the mysterious man watching Thalia?

Thalia Plunkett has loved Duncan Moon, known as Dinky, all her life. Now he's in big trouble. Can Thalia help Duncan kick the booze threatening to kill him, and win his love? Or will he choose whiskey over her?And who is the mysterious man watching Thalia?

Priscilla (The Widows of Wildcat Ridge Book 1)

Charlene Raddon

After losing her father and husband in a mine disaster, Priscilla Heartsel faces poverty and eviction from her home by a heartless mine owner. Tricked into a bank robbery gone wrong, Braxton Gamble finds himself shot and unconscious in Priscilla's bed. Can they survive long enough to find a love more precious than gold? A sweet read.

After losing her father and husband in a mine disaster, Priscilla Heartsel faces poverty and eviction from her home by a heartless mine owner. Tricked into a bank robbery gone wrong, Braxton Gamble finds himself shot and unconscious in Priscilla's bed. Can they survive long enough to find a love more precious than gold? A sweet read.

The Lady Lassoes an Outlaw: Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

Aurora Cavender's twin brother Jason is missing, reportedly kidnapped by a notorious gang of outlaws in Utah. Aurora feels his pain and fear. He's hurt. Determined to help, she travels to Price, Utah to board a stagecoach she's sure the gang will rob. Her hope is to discover a clue to Jason's whereabouts. A dangerous job, but one she's better equipped to deal with than many men.To run smack in... read more

Aurora Cavender's twin brother Jason is missing, reportedly kidnapped by a notorious gang of outlaws in Utah. Aurora feels his pain and fear. He's hurt. Determined to help, she travels to Price, Utah to board a stagecoach she's sure the gang will rob. Her hope is to discover a clue to Jason's whereabouts. A dangerous job, but one she's better equipped to deal with than many men.To run smack in... read more

Forever Mine: Sensuous Mail Order Bride Romance

Charlene Raddon

"Brimming with authentic detail, poignant and sweet, Forever Mine will enchant you.~ Shirl Henke, best selling author of Broken Vows Their love was fated . . .""Wonderful! A warm and tender story that treats challenging issues with rare sensitivity.~ Susan Wiggs, best selling author of Dancing on Air"A mail-order bride from Cincinnati, Ariah Scott traveled all the way to Oregon to marry one ma... read more

"Brimming with authentic detail, poignant and sweet, Forever Mine will enchant you.~ Shirl Henke, best selling author of Broken Vows Their love was fated . . .""Wonderful! A warm and tender story that treats challenging issues with rare sensitivity.~ Susan Wiggs, best selling author of Dancing on Air"A mail-order bride from Cincinnati, Ariah Scott traveled all the way to Oregon to marry one ma... read more

Tender Touch: Sensuous Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

"Charlene Raddon keeps the sexual tension high, the characters appealing and the western flavor authentic ~ Romantic Times""His 'tender touch' shows us the wild west isn't all about gunfights, cattle rustling and saloon brawls. Nigh will make you sigh! ~ What I'm Reading"They had lost everything that mattered . . .Three nightmarish years of marriage has shattered Brianna Wight's sheltered worl... read more

"Charlene Raddon keeps the sexual tension high, the characters appealing and the western flavor authentic ~ Romantic Times""His 'tender touch' shows us the wild west isn't all about gunfights, cattle rustling and saloon brawls. Nigh will make you sigh! ~ What I'm Reading"They had lost everything that mattered . . .Three nightmarish years of marriage has shattered Brianna Wight's sheltered worl... read more

Taming Jenna: Sensuous Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

"Thanks so much to Charlene for yet another great read that deserves FIVE stars! - Manic Mama of 2""5* I really enjoyed this story and recommend for those who enjoy a good romance.--Life as Leels"The Wrong ManDeserted by her good-for-nothing father at the tender age of seven, Jenna Leigh Whittington taught herself to ride, shoot, brawl...and steer clear of the opposite sex. But now, in a lonel... read more

"Thanks so much to Charlene for yet another great read that deserves FIVE stars! - Manic Mama of 2""5* I really enjoyed this story and recommend for those who enjoy a good romance.--Life as Leels"The Wrong ManDeserted by her good-for-nothing father at the tender age of seven, Jenna Leigh Whittington taught herself to ride, shoot, brawl...and steer clear of the opposite sex. But now, in a lonel... read more

To Have and To Hold: Sensuous Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

"This western romance simply radiates in the ultra-talented hands of Charlene Raddon whose current work brilliantly paints a bygone era that fans of western novels (a la L'Amour), as well as romance readers will devour. It will turn them all into fans of the western romance.~ Harriet Klausner, Affair de Coeur Magazine"A woman without a prayer . . .A widow with two children, Tempest Whitney has... read more

"This western romance simply radiates in the ultra-talented hands of Charlene Raddon whose current work brilliantly paints a bygone era that fans of western novels (a la L'Amour), as well as romance readers will devour. It will turn them all into fans of the western romance.~ Harriet Klausner, Affair de Coeur Magazine"A woman without a prayer . . .A widow with two children, Tempest Whitney has... read more

The Scent of Roses: Sensuous Western Historical Romance

Charlene Raddon

"You won't want to miss reading A Scent of Roses, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did." - Old Book Barn Gazette"The Scent of Roses is an incredible sensation!" - Karen Ellington, Literary TimesA woman's smile . . .Rosalyn Delaney's husband, Josiah, vanished six years ago. Following a private detective's lead, Rosalyn leaves Salt Lake City and boards a train heading to the mining town of W... read more

"You won't want to miss reading A Scent of Roses, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did." - Old Book Barn Gazette"The Scent of Roses is an incredible sensation!" - Karen Ellington, Literary TimesA woman's smile . . .Rosalyn Delaney's husband, Josiah, vanished six years ago. Following a private detective's lead, Rosalyn leaves Salt Lake City and boards a train heading to the mining town of W... read more

Sierra's Tumble, formerly Love's Race to the Future: A Time Travel Romance

Charlene Raddon

Sierra West has a murder to investigate. One that comes with a mine, a Native American fetish, and a hole. A hole to 1878.The mine's owner, Gidry Tyrell, helps Sierra and her brother settle into Tyrell Town, Idaho, a ghost town in 2017, but thriving in 1878. Gidry is on a murder investigation of his own. Can Sierra and her brother help him find who murdered his brother, without becoming victim... read more

Sierra West has a murder to investigate. One that comes with a mine, a Native American fetish, and a hole. A hole to 1878.The mine's owner, Gidry Tyrell, helps Sierra and her brother settle into Tyrell Town, Idaho, a ghost town in 2017, but thriving in 1878. Gidry is on a murder investigation of his own. Can Sierra and her brother help him find who murdered his brother, without becoming victim... read more

A Ride Through Time

Charlene Raddon

Ghosts. Murder. Love. Time Travel. T.P.S.I. Agent Burke Jameson travels to Eagle Gulch, Colorado to investigate a report of ghost activity at a house where a murder took place in 1881. When his vehicle carrying his P.S.I. equipment dies, and a riderless mare appears, he mounts up, hoping the horse will lead him to her fallen rider. What he finds is a whole new life beyond his imagination.Clori... read more

Ghosts. Murder. Love. Time Travel. T.P.S.I. Agent Burke Jameson travels to Eagle Gulch, Colorado to investigate a report of ghost activity at a house where a murder took place in 1881. When his vehicle carrying his P.S.I. equipment dies, and a riderless mare appears, he mounts up, hoping the horse will lead him to her fallen rider. What he finds is a whole new life beyond his imagination.Clori... read more

Ride for a Bride in Wyoming: Western Historical Romance (Rocky Mountain Romances Book 4)

Charlene Raddon

Marriage is the last thing on Annora Lee Bostwick’s mind when she moves to Wyoming to start a new branch of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Her focus is centered solely on saving animals…until blackmail and deceit force her to reconsider.Buffalo Birch Struthers has no desire to marry, but must if he wants to keep his father’s ranch, and time is running out. His o... read more

Marriage is the last thing on Annora Lee Bostwick’s mind when she moves to Wyoming to start a new branch of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Her focus is centered solely on saving animals…until blackmail and deceit force her to reconsider.Buffalo Birch Struthers has no desire to marry, but must if he wants to keep his father’s ranch, and time is running out. His o... read more

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