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Risking Everything 📖is Free in Kindle Unlimited!

Do you know all my books are Free in Kindle Unlimited? Risking Everything: a Steamy Anthology of First Responders is now added.

Discover ten spicy stories about brave first responder men and women from some of your favorite romance authors. All proceeds go to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

Romance on the Rig by Kara Liane: Finding love on and off the ambulance proves difficult for Air Force veteran Murf—until he meets Lana, a game-changer. Murf may be an EMT hero, but he’s only human. Mistakes happen in love, and a misunderstanding keeps them apart. It’s time to make things right and answer the call from the heart.

Reconstructed Heart by K.L. Montgomery: Trey Prince never expected to make a gruesome discovery at an accident scene only a few months into his new job with the Collision Reconstruction Unit, and he never expected Trooper Jenna Labato to be the one who helped him pick up the pieces. No matter how badly Jenna wants to help him heal, Trey isn’t sure his heart or faith can ever be restored—not without something close to a miracle.

Walk the Line by Harlow Layne: Gage Walker never thought a call to a scene would change his life forever until he met Claire Blake. Sparks fly, but when his fellow Brothers in Blue’s girlfriends are targeted, Gage wants nothing more than to protect her—even if that means he has to give her up.

Always Kind of Love by Amanda Siegrist: The last thing Ethan McCord wants to deal with is his old high school flame, even though his desire for her hasn’t diminished. Battling the burning blazes and an arsonist bent on destruction is nothing compared to fighting the temptation to rekindle the love he always wanted.

Beautiful Persuasion by A.K. MacBride: Raelyn wasn’t supposed to fall for the rebound guy, but the moment Griffin opened his mouth, he drew her in with his sexy Irish accent and dark gaze. As one night of sizzling passion develops into something more, she’s forced to choose between the man who sets her heart ablaze and the only family she has left.

Going Down by Jody Kaye: Devastated by her parents’ divorce, Kat’s looking to regain the stability she took for granted. Dash Newhouse is a drifter, paying his bills by skiing at a new mountain each season. Paired together on ski patrol, Dash reminds Kat that she can’t live life to the fullest while playing it safe. But when the snow melts, will he ride off with her heart?

Rescuing Ryan by Syd Ryan: Ryan is out of the frying pan and into the fire, working the oldest profession of all time to finish her last year of nursing school. On the first day, she meets Chris, the sexy firefighter, as he is licking his wounds of rejection. For Chris, rescuing Ryan will be the hardest rescue of his life.

Perfect For Me by Alyne Hart: Firefighter Luke O’Conner and ex-model Grace Adams shared all their firsts in a tiny cabin just outside Sugar Creek. Nine years later, Grace is back in town, and they find themselves waiting out a storm in that very same cabin. Fire burns between them as neither seems able to keep their lips or their hands to themselves.

Call of Fate by Kelsey Cheyenne: After surviving a school shooting, Aubrey Winters became a dispatcher, dedicating her life to helping people. One fateful call and a meet-cute at a coffee shop leads Aubrey into the arms of English teacher Noah Burgess. Can their trauma be overcome when true love calls?

Loving Lindsey by Larissa Gail: Firefighter Gavin Thomas has no desire to settle down anytime soon. He’s having too much fun playing the field. That is until he meets Officer Lindsey Allen, who’s moved to Oaktown to start over after a devastating loss. Can the blue-eyed beauty convince him to change his ways?

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Updates…

Hi Steamy Readers…

I’m busy as a bee preparing for the end of the year.  Rescuing Ryan a 25,000-word story is releasing in the Risking Everything-A Steamy Anthology of First Responders on November 5, 2019.  Grab it up for .99. Why? All proceeds go to charity. The picture is a teaser from Rescuing Ryan.

I turned in my bonus epilogue for Unexpected Gift to my editor.   Unexpected Gift was a part of the Spiced Holiday Kisses Anthology last year. Unexpected Gift will be releasing on 12-6-19.  Add it to your TBR on Goodreads: 

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Risking Everything-A Steamy Romance Anthology-Releases 11-5-19! PreOrder Now!

10-Stories from Your Favorite Authors!

 Risking Everything: A Steamy Anthology of First Responders
#99c #PreOrder Today! Proceeds go to Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation.
Genre: Romance: steamy, contemporary, military, suspense
Cover Designer: Alyne Hart
Discover romance and find your hero in these spicy stories from ten amazing authors.
✶ The EMT is on duty in Romance on the Rig by Author Kara Liane
✶ Find love after heartbreak in Reconstructed Heart by K.L. Montgomery, Author
✶ Careful, or he’ll cuff you in Walk the Line by Harlow Layne
✶ Temptation burns hot in Always Kind of Love by Amanda Siegrist
✶ Get ready for blazing passion in Beautiful Persuasion by A.K. MacBride
✶ Ride the highest peak in Going Down by Jody Kaye
✶ Feel the burn in Rescuing Ryan by Syd Ryan 
✶ The fire is almost too hot to handle in Perfect For Me by Alyne Hart
✶ Destiny’s calling in Call of Fate by Kelsey Cheyenne
✶ Fuel the flames of desire in Loving Lindsey by Larissa Gail

Stronger Prologue/Chapter 1

I’m offering the prologue and chapter 1 through my website!  Read below!

Prologue

Today is the day I have been waiting on for the last three years. My emergency room orientation is ending, and tomorrow I work on the unit as a registered nurse by myself. To celebrate and also for our six-month anniversary, I have a hot date with my boyfriend, Jake.

I can’t believe I met this great man just as I was about to finish nursing school. At the time, I was so focused on passing my boards that I didn’t really have time for a boyfriend, but Jake is a persistent man, and I didn’t make him wait very long.

Tonight seems like a beach kind of night. I wasn’t a fan of the sand, but I was looking forward to the end of the night either way. Plus, it’s Jake’s favorite. I really needed the release after the long day I had, and Jake was just the man to help me relieve this stress, if you know what I mean.

“Regan, I need you to move out of South Beach over to the central area,” Cheryl, my charge nurse kindly informs me. Damn, I am not going to get out of here on time tonight. I have two hours, before it gets dark on the beach. I hope we can still make it. I know I shouldn’t bitch about my job. There are several new grads that have competed for a job at Tampa General Hospital and I was lucky to have this job, but I was on my third twelve-hour day this week.

“Regan, I need you to finish getting report from Liz. She has several charts to finish, and Liz needs to leave soon,” Cheryl says, reminding me that my last two hours aren’t going to be easy.

“Let me grab the report sheet, and I will be ready when you are.” I call over to Liz.

Grabbing the sheet, I walk over and begin listening to Liz give all the details. “The patient in room one is an overdose. There are several drugs involved, which are heroin, cocaine, and my favorite, Xanax. Her benzodiazepine level is through the roof. We gave her some Narcan, and she perked up some. We are waiting for a bed in ICU with a psych consult. The patient in room two is a severe COPD. She is on four liters of oxygen. She also received two breathing treatments. We are waiting for a bed on the medical step-down unit. The patient in room three is a male with chronic kidney failure. He is twenty-nine years old, and is advancing into congestive heart failure. The dialysis shunt is blocked, so we are waiting for radiology to come and put a temporary one in. Once he is admitted, he will go to the dialysis unit. The patient in room four is a twenty-six year old male, MVA. Someone has been trying to reach his family and checking to see if he is an organ donor. He also has no brain function according to the EEG.”

“Thanks Regan, for getting report.  My kid has a 101 temp, and my babysitter is pitching a fit,” Liz says, rushing out of the door.

Taking a deep breath and mentally cataloging the patients, I realize I’m not getting out on time. Pulling out my phone, I send a quick text to Jake.

 

Regan: Hey honey. The E.R. is a hot mess tonight. There is no way I will be out on time. I will come over when I get out and spend the night. I’m off tomorrow, so we can still do something then I promise. I love you, my gorgeous man!

 

Since the rest of the patients seem stable, I need to check on the patient in room four. I have to check his vitals and document them every fifteen minutes, just in case he is a organ donor. Organ donation is a big deal at this hospital, and the man in room four might possibly be a donor. Getting everything documented is priority right now, until we have all the facts for sure.  The patient is still waiting to be identified, and we have to stay on top of the situation just in case. Over one hundred people can potentially benefit from an organ donation, and I was sure going to try my best not to let anyone down.

Entering the room, my whole world suddenly stops. I’m screaming so loud I can’t comprehend anything at the moment. Cheryl runs into the room trying to figure out what’s wrong, but I can’t even answer her. I drop to my knees and cry uncontrollably. My Jake is lying there in the bed with wires and IVs hooked up everywhere. My heart is breaking into pieces, and there isn’t anything I can do to save the man I love.

Chapter 1

I wake up startled, but quickly realize I’m on the couch. I don’t even remember getting home.

“Regan. Come on, honey. You need some hot tea,” Jamie says, startling me again. I didn’t even realize she was here.

“I’m not thirsty, Jamie. Thank you, but I don’t want it.”

“Regan, I’m not playing. You need to drink and get something to eat. It’s been twelve hours since I brought you home, and you haven’t even gone to the bathroom,” Jamie says in a concerned voice.

“It’s called a fucking nurses’ bladder. You know I can work a sixteen-hour shift and not go. Listen Jamie, I’m sorry. I know you are just trying to help. I will drink some tea, if you add a little whiskey to it.”

“I gave you an Ambien last night. I don’t think it’s very wise for you to mix alcohol with it,” Jamie says.

“I need to call Jake’s parents to check on them and also try and help set up the arrangements. Jamie, I don’t know if I can do this.”

“I’m going to be right here with you. I will help you every step of the way,” Jamie encourages me.

“I don’t know what I would do without you helping me. Thanks for being my best friend,” I say hugging her closely.

Jamie and I got the bright idea we were going to become nurses, when we were doing our volunteer work for high school. We met some airheaded nurses that day and figured if an airhead could become a nurse, we could too. For the last eight years, we have been inseparable.

I sit on the couch for another two hours trying to build up the courage to call Jake’s parents. I met William and Ruth one time when they came from Chicago to visit Jake. William was funny and very loveable, like a big teddy bear. His beer-gut belly made me want to squeeze him tighter when I hugged him. Ruth was a sharp-witted woman. She had no trouble with eye contact, and would stare you down in an intimidating way. I have often wondered how they are even together. After spending an evening eating dinner with them, it was clear who the boss was in that relationship. Ruth made me uncomfortable all throughout the dinner. But Jake was the peacekeeper and had no problem telling Ruth she was being very inappropriate. Believe me when I say, that meal could not get done quick enough.

“Jamie, I don’t know how to talk to Jake’s parents about this,” I say nervously.

“Knowing how Ruth is, she will most likely be doing all the talking.”

“I don’t know how to discuss funeral arrangements with them about their only child. Nothing I say will be good enough, and there isn’t a sufficient amount of drugs to medicate me after this conversation. I think we need to go to Jake’s apartment and see if he had a will. Ruth will try and make this into a crazy affair that Jake wouldn’t want. At least his driver’s license indicated he was an organ donor,” I rambled. “Will you go with me? I can’t go over there by myself.”

“Sure, let me get some clothes on,” Jamie says, heading towards the guest bedroom.

Heading to my bedroom, I put on black yoga pants, a black tank top, and my black flip flops. Then I twist my hair into a bun on top of my head. Even after swiping a makeup wipe around my face and brushing my teeth, I still looked like hell on wheels. Jamie comes sashaying into the room in a summer maxi dress, her hair also in a bun, and her four-inch wedges. Jamie’s makeup is done to perfection. Somehow in twenty minutes, she is completely runway ready. I envy that about her—it would take me over an hour to make myself just presentable. I know in my mind that I’m just stalling because I’m not ready to face all the memories in Jake’s apartment. Just thinking about entering his apartment has my stomach in knots. At least I have my best friend for moral support, even though I know this is probably going to shatter my heart even more.

Stronger re-released…with no help from Amazon!

Stronger is Live and #Free in Kindle Unlimited. 

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Regan
The best job, a boyfriend, a life I can call my own is shattered in a matter of hours. Jake, my boyfriend, is brain dead in the trauma room, and I’m left feeling completely empty inside. Everything I have always wanted is falling apart piece by piece. How do I find the strength to pick up the pieces?

Grayson
One simple phone call I never wanted to receive. My best friend taken away in the blink of an eye. Jake is gone, and now Regan, who has secretly owned my heart since the day we met, is falling apart. I need to be the one that makes her stronger.

Grief is consuming us both and bringing us together, but will the guilt tear us apart or will we be stronger than ever?

Stronger was re-edited on 2/28/18 Amazon listed the update available on 03/10/18.  😦

Re-Release 03-01-2018

Stronger is being re-released on 03-01-2018.  Editing improvement and bonus content. Hot Damn! Stronger will be on Instantfreebie as a chapter preview. Who doesn’t love Instantfreebie?  I am spending the rest of February getting it all together better than ever. My support team is better than ever. I can’t wait to put out an excellent book for you to read. What is up with Worthy? Almost done. Hopefully, it will be done soon!

More updates to come!

Hi Peeps!

24177011_1213453872089261_7693035092121601313_nChristmas is going to be here before we know it. I know this time of year should be focused on the holiday, my best writing happens this time year. I am spending a lot of time working 60 hour weeks. Worthy the next book, I hope to have completed by the end of the year.  Worthy is about Regan’s best friend Jamie.  Jamie is a woman that believes she deserves nothing and is nothing. Jamie has trauma thanks to her dysfunctional parents. Working with troubled youth inspired me to help create the character that exists as Jamie. More than that Jamie symbolizes my best friend that passed away from Addiction. Jamie real life and Jamie the character never believed they were truly Worthy. The book Worthy shows a woman journey of accepting 💘, family, and giving the forgiveness she needs to be free.