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Cat Cahill

Escape to Love and Adventure in the Old West

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Forever Christmas

The Gilbert Girls, Book Five

Escape to Christmas in Crest Stone, Colorado in Forever Christmas, the fifth book in Cat's new series.


Elizabeth Hartley Campbell arrives at the Crest Stone Hotel, widowed and searching for the brother she hasn't seen in seven years. Distraught to learn he's left, she takes a job as a Gilbert Girl at the hotel's restaurant. She quickly befriends the other girls and finds comfort in helping the hotel prepare for Christmas--until a wayward cowboy wanders in from the snow and sits at her lunch counter.

Landon Cooper didn't mean to stop at the hotel, and he certainly didn't intend to stay longer than one night. After all, a job that will pay him more money than he could ever make as a ranch hand awaits him in Canon City--if he can stomach the thought of turning outlaw. But it's hard to think straight when Elizabeth is nearby, and he finds himself hanging pine boughs and lugging a tree through the snow for her instead of riding away.

Even though Elizabeth fears falling for another cowboy and Landon knows she won't forgive him if she knew what he had planned, they find themselves growing closer. With a blizzard threatening on Christmas Eve, both Elizabeth and Landon will need to learn to trust in love, or be driven apart forever.

Like all of my books, this sweet and clean historical romance will warm your heart and fill you with hope.

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The Gilbert Girls Series

Escape to the Crest Stone Hotel!

The Gilbert Girls series, inspired by the real-life Harvey Girls, follows women seeking independence and adventure along a newly-built railroad in a Colorado mountain valley. When romance comes calling, will these women risk their livelihoods for love?

Like all of Cat's books, this historical romance series is sweet and clean.

Building Forever

(The Gilbert Girls, Book 1)

A haunting guilt. A family to save.

A love that can't be.


Desperate to save her family from destitution, Emma takes work as a waitress in a yet-to-be-built hotel restaurant in Colorado. But everything is at risk when she meets haunted and handsome Monroe, the hotel's builder.

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Running From Forever

Running From Forever

(The Gilbert Girls, Book 2)

A wanted man. A heart in hiding.

A love to free them both.

Caroline is running from her family. Thomas is running from the law. They've both found the perfect place to hide at the Crest Stone Hotel. But with new guests arriving at the hotel each day, it's only a matter of time before they're discovered. With their futures on the line, Caroline and Thomas must trust their newfound love and face their pasts before they are pulled apart--forever.

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Wild Forever

Wild Forever

(The Gilbert Girls, Book 3)

​A missing girl. A damaged heart.

A love that risks it all.


When the handsome yet infuriating Sheriff Ben Young arrives at the hotel searching for his kidnapped sister, Gilbert Girl Penny becomes an unlikely ally. After a chance encounter with the kidnapper and Ben's sister, Penny finds her own life threatened. Ben must put his feelings for her aside or risk losing both his sister and Penny, forever.

The Gilbert Girls Series

A Bit About Me


A sunset. Snow on the mountains. A roaring river in the spring. A man and a woman who can't fight the love that pulls them together. The danger and uncertainty of life in the Old West. This is what inspires me to write. I hope you find an escape in my books!

I live with my family, my hound dog, and a few cats in Kentucky. When I'm not writing, I'm losing myself in a good book, planning my next travel adventure, doing a puzzle, attempting to garden, or wrangling my kids.

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