Friday, November 11, 2016

Setting the holidays on fire

“Whoever said the small things don’t matter has never seen a match start a wildfire.” ~ Beau Taplin

In my new release for the holidays, DEADLY ATTRACTION, the sixth story in my SCVC
Taskforce series, there’s a wildfire out of control in California—and in the hearts of my hero and heroine.

Dr. Emma Collins is a forensic psychologist who owns a horse ranch where she rescues old horses and uses them to rehabilitate the juvenile criminals who come for therapy. She also rescues dogs and veterans with PTSD, giving them a second chance at life.

My hero, National Intelligence agent Mitch Holden, suffers the loss of his twin brother while in the military, and believes his brother’s death is his fault. He’s not looking to be Emma’s bodyguard when a felon she convicted escapes prison, and he certainly isn’t looking for anyone to rescue him.

But fate has other ideas.

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a goodhearted story about rescuing animals. Add to it the idea that love can save anyone and everyone, and I’m totally on board.

The holiday element added another layer that I loved writing. Miracles at this time of the year really do happen, and it was deeply gratifying to me to give this couple a holiday they would never forget!

With each of the SCVC Taskforce books, I pick a charity to donate part of the proceeds to. With DEADLY ATTRACTION, I chose Rescue Dogs Rock NYC. It’s a wonderful organization run mostly by volunteers and donations. The wonderful people there rescue abused and abandoned dogs and nurse them back to health. RDR then adopts them out to their forever homes, giving these wonderful, loving animals a second chance at life.

So this holiday season, help me start a *giving* wildfire. Buy a book and help rescue a dog. Or donate the cost of a book to a charity of your choice. Every small thing we do is a match that can start a wildfire that gives another soul a second chance at love!

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And if you’d like to check out a holiday romantic suspense that readers are calling “…fast-paced, hold-your-breath action…” , grab your copy of DEADLY ATTRACTION today!


A wildfire out of control…

His twin brother is dead and the only way National Intelligence officer, Mitch Holden, is going to make it through the holidays is by staying focused on his latest SCVC Taskforce investigation—catching a homegrown terrorist with a penchant for arson. The terrorist has started a wildfire eating up thousands of acres of forest and putting dozens of people in danger. When Mitch is pulled off that assignment to play bodyguard to a sexy forensic psychologist who sees past all his defenses, he ends up in the middle of a personal wildfire that’s as out of control as the one burning around the two of them.

A killer on the loose…

The trial that should have made her career cost Dr. Emma Collins everything—her home, her future, the baby that was growing inside her after she testified against famous actor Chris Goodsman, debunking his insanity defense and sending him to prison for murder. Rebuilding her life in the aftermath, Emma now rescues horses, dogs, and juvenile delinquents, and there’s no way she’s heading to a safe house because Chris Goodsman has escaped. She refuses to let anyone terrorize her or destroy her life again. But when a smart-talking, irresistible federal agent shows up insisting he has to protect her, she realizes her new bodyguard needs a bit of therapy. Good thing taking in lost causes happens to be her specialty.

Two people filled with grief may get burned…

Trapped at the ranch by the wildfire, Mitch and Emma explore a searing attraction, but soon discover they’re not alone. A killer has joined them—one who will do anything to get revenge and isn’t afraid to take out anyone who gets in his way.

Other books in the series include:
Deadly Pursuit featuring Cooper & Celina
Deadly Deception featuring Thomas & Ronni
Deadly Force featuring Cal & Bianca (their story continues in the Fatal Series!)
Deadly Intent featuring Nelson & Sophia
Deadly Affair – A SCVC Taskforce Worlds Novella featuring Cooper & Celina

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  1. Can't wait to start this series. I'm enjoying Shadow Force International.

    1. The first book in the series is free on most retailers. Hope you enjoy it! xoxo


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