Look for my new release Plantation Christmas Weddings from Barbour Publishing September 2013!
'Tis the season for romance as hearts as rekindled with love in four contemporary romances set in historic Mississippi plantation homes.
When Colorado widow Marilyn McLemore meets her daughter's future father-in-law, a widower and cattleman from Mississippi, she is surprised how God in His plan completely reverses everything she felt she knew about her life.
Formerly considered a nerd by her classmates, Meredith Long, a now successful historical novelist, returns to her hometown of Natchez seeking inspiration and peace with her past, not expecting to find what she is looking for withe the help of a handsome local history buff.
A moment of tenderness between divorced couple Devon and Sandra Brinks is all it takes to convince their twins that their parents are still in love. A Christmas wedding is the perfect venue to spring a trap and give them the best Christmas present ever--a second chance at love.
Planning perfect weddings is Wreath Anderson's job, even if she stopped believing in love and romance the day she was left at the altar. But when an old friend turns up, determined to rekindle an old spark, she begins to rethink love.
Look for my newest release -- No Safe Haven -- Available August 2014
While helping a victim of domestic violence, advocate Jessica Taylor finds herself a target once more. But those memories of the past can’t stop her from safeguarding the women in her care. Not even when the victim’s brother, Andrew Jennings, appoints himself Jessica’s protector. She won’t let another man endanger himself for her sake, but gutsy determination turns to fear when the stalker steps out of the shadows and into her home. No place is safe, not even in Andrew’s arms. Because Jessica knows a showdown is coming and Andrew will risk everything—even his life—for the woman he loves.
Christmas Comes to Bethlehem - Maine: The Annual Live Nativity Event Becomes a Backdrop for Four Modern Romances (Romancing America)
Available September 1, 2014
This year, spend Christmas in Bethlehem, Maine, as the town prepares for annual living nativities. Will stepping into the roles of Mary and Joseph help empty nesters David and Kate Walters discover the joy of becoming parents again unexpectedly? Can a young pastor and a pretty choir member convince the town to be like three wise men of long ago when a devastating hurricane threatens tradition? Can veterinarian Leesa McElroy survive working alongside a man more at home with camels than Christians? Will the truth about singer Angeline Monroe’s abandoned career come to light at Christmas?
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #1
KIDNAPPED AT CHRISTMAS
FBI agent Elise Richardson fears the worst when a Mississippi teen is abducted days before Christmas. But she won’t give up, especially when she learns she owes her life to the missing girl’s father. Years ago, former army ranger Josh Adams lost his brother when he died saving Elise. Though Josh resents her for the loss, she’s now his niece’s only hope. Working with the ex-soldier proves dangerous to Elise’s heart…and to her life when she closes in on what she fears is a human trafficking ring. If she’s right, Elise has only days to rescue Josh’s niece for a holiday homecoming—and to prove herself worthy of his love.
RANGERS UNDER FIRE: Nothing’s more dangerous than falling in love
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #3
HER COWBOY BODYGUARD
Laura Jackson trusts no man—especially after her father's gambling debts force her into the crosshairs of a ruthless loan shark. But when fearless army-ranger-turned-cowboy Colton Blackwell charges in to save her from the barrel of a gun, the self-reliant nurse must accept his help. Whisking Laura away to his secluded Louisiana ranch doesn't provide the sanctuary Colton planned. But he intends to keep his promise to protect her, despite secrets in his past that could drive her away. Laura may have a bounty on her head, but the only thing at risk under Colton's care will be her heart.
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #2
Lured into a dark classroom, high school teacher Claire Kendall stumbles over the body of a dead student—and into the clutches of the killer. Certain she's about to die, Claire is shocked when DEA agent Matt Ross bursts in and rescues her. The former army ranger who broke her heart ten years ago is back in town to bust a drug trafficking ring operating at the school. With Claire being framed for the young informant's murder, she has to put aside their past and trust her handsome ex to keep her safe. But someone is dead set on bringing their hometown reunion to a permanent end.
RANGERS UNDER FIRE: Nothing's more dangerous than falling in love.
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #4
Someone wants Mississippi prosecutor Ashlynn Morris dead…and they've taken her son to get to her. The only person she can trust to get him back is his father, a man who doesn't even know about their secret child. When grief and survivor guilt pushed army ranger Garrett Lewis to run out on their wedding five years ago, he knew he was leaving behind the love of his life. But a son? Finding out he's a father has him reeling, especially since his little boy is missing. But now the tormented ex-soldier has a new mission, one that can't fail. Protect the woman he's never stopped loving…and bring her son—their son—home for Christmas.
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #5
When Blake Michaels's cover as a local cop is blown and a corrupt officer attempts to kill him, he's forced to go on the run. Under his protection is Holly Mathis, also a target for what she may know about her late husband's investigation into corruption on the police force. Blake can't complete his assignment without help from the beautiful widow, but getting close to a woman again is out of the question. Trapped inside the town limits by police barricades, Blake won't surrender the mission until he finds the source of the deadly drug ring that brought him here. But as he circles closer to his target, can he get his man—and save his woman—without sacrificing his own life?
Rangers Under Fire series -- Book #6
CIA analyst Bethany Bryant has risked her career to prove her former love, soldier Marcus Allen, actually survived a military ambush—and betrayed his country. But when she finally tracks the rugged army ranger to a remote Texas town, Marcus doesn’t remember who he is…or why someone’s trying to kill him. With an assailant determined to silence them both for good, Bethany and Marcus must go on the run in the hope he’ll regain his memories. But will Bethany’s risky gambit to expose the truth clear his name and give them a future…or end their second chance at forever?
Covert Operatives -- Book #1
SHE'LL RISK EVERYTHING TO UNCOVER THE PAST
The first thrilling Covert Operatives tale
An infant is believed to have been murdered thirty years ago—but investigative journalist Dana Lang is convinced she’s that baby. Now someone’s willing to kill to stop her investigation. And only secretive deputy Quinn Dawson, whose grandfather may have faked Dana’s death to protect her, can keep her safe. But a killer’s dead set on burying the past—and them—for good.
“It’s time to finish what we started.”
Survivor Rena Miller can't forget those words serial killer Sloan Davis whispered to her as he walked free on a technicality. She's lived in fear ever since. Can Detective Victor Freeman pick up where his dad left off and protect Rena from a killer? Or are they destined to finish what they started?
This twin’s past is a blank…
And she might not have a future.
Waking up in a bullet-ridden car with a bag of cash and a deputy insisting she’s his ex-fiancée, Ashlee Taylor has no memory of what happened—or of Lawson Avery. But with her twin missing and someone hunting her down, she must trust him with her life. Can Lawson save her and her sister—even as Ashlee’s forgotten secrets become an inescapable trap?
This Christmas could be her last…
Unless Covert Operatives shield her
Prosecutor and single mom Melinda Steele thought her nightmare ended when her abusive husband died, but now someone wants her dead by Christmas. Navy SEAL turned security operative Noah Cason needs her to get justice in his sister’s disappearance, but first he’ll have to keep her alive. And his mission shifts from difficult to almost impossible when Melinda reveals who she suspects is really after her.
Covert Operatives -- Book #2
“Stop investigating or you will die.”
A Covert Operatives story
Searching for a missing pregnant foster teen, Rebecca Mason stumbles across a human trafficking ring. Now with criminals determined to silence Rebecca, security specialist Collin Walsh appoints himself her protector. But how can the secret husband who once abandoned her to join the military regain her trust? Collin will do anything to make up for the past…but first he must ensure they survive.
Covert Operatives -- Book #3
From profiling criminals to being hunted by a killer.
Asking FBI agent Lucy Sanderson to profile the Back Roads Killer is the only way Bryce Tippett can prove his brother is innocent—unless Lucy becomes the next victim. When someone begins stalking her just as she arrives in town, it falls to the single dad to protect her. But as clues lead in unexpected directions, can they uncover the truth…and survive to expose it?
Covert Operatives -- Book #4
Love Inspired Suspense:
Rangers Under Fire Series
When her identity’s exposed,
hiding on a lawman’s family ranch is her last hope.
After her mother is killed, Melissa Morgan’s shocked to learn she’s spent her life in witness protection. Now it’s US marshal Miles Avery’s job to keep her and her little boy safe. And with a mole in his agency, the only way to evade the killer is to hide Melissa on Miles’s family ranch…and pretend she’s his wife for the holidays.
Cowboy Lawmen --- Book #2
Silent Night, Deadly Night. Welcome to a Killer Christmas!
Danger and suspense await you this Christmas season in Mistletoe and Murder: A Christmas Suspense Collection featuring 10 individual novellas of suspense from some of today’s most talented Christian Suspense authors.
When lawyer Jenna Sloan is being stalked by her police officer ex-boyfriend, his police department closes ranks. She’s forced into hiding, moving and changing her name. But when a woman who shares her name is murdered, she’s convinced the attack was meant for her. Detective Glen Bishop quickly determines the murdered woman was a case of mistaken identity. When he hears Jenna’s story and sees the fear in her face, he’s determined to help her. His wife and daughter were killed by a stalker and he vows another woman will not die on his watch. But as he delves deeper into Jenna’s case, he begins to wonder if everything they think they know about the case is true or has someone much more nefarious placed a target on Jenna’s back.
A sniper lurks closer…
and only a navy SEAL can save her.
When psychologist Shelby Warren suddenly becomes a sniper’s target, navy SEAL Paul Avery springs into action to protect her. He needs her evaluation to get back to his team…and rescuing her might finally give him the redemption he’s been searching for. But when danger follows them to his family’s Texas ranch, keeping Shelby safe could be his most difficult assignment yet.
A mother’s secret got her killed.
Now they must protect her baby…
After the shock of finding her best friend murdered, Kellyanne Avery’s focused on caring for her friend’s sweet baby—until the killer returns, determined to kidnap the child. Now Kellyanne needs the one man she trusts with her life: her ex-flame, Deputy Sheriff Zeke Tyler. But as they hide on her family’s ranch, can Zeke unravel deadly secrets and shield them from harm?