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Shirlee McCoy Books In Order

Publication Order of Lakeview Books

Still Waters (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die Before Nightfall (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Even in the Darkness (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Silence Falls (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valley Of Shadows (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranger in the Shadows (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lakeview Protector (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sinclair Brothers Books

The Guardian's Mission (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Protector's Promise (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Defender's Duty (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Heroes for Hire Books

Running for Cover (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Running Scared (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Running Blind (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lone Defender (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Private Eye Protector (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Undercover Bodyguard (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Navy SEAL Rescuer (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fugitive (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Defender for Hire (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Apple Valley Books

The House on Main Street (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cottage on the Corner (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Orchard at the Edge of Town (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Mission: Rescue Books

Protective Instincts (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Her Christmas Guardian (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exit Strategy (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Christmas Secrets (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mystery Child (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Christmas Target (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mistaken Identity (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sweet Haven Books

Sweet Haven (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Home Sweet Home Books

Sweet Surprises (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bittersweet (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Safe by the Marshal's Side (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Shirlee McCoy is American bestselling author popularly known for Lakeview and heroes for hire series. The author love for writing is indefinable, and as a young girl she would make up story tales in which she was strong, gutsy and invincible and then acted them out with her sisters. Even though McCoy soon grew out of her superhero fantasy, her passion for storytelling never diminished in any means. McCoy knew that she always wanted to write inspirational related fiction novels, and began writing her debut novel while she was still young.

However, the effort of pursuing writing as her dream career came after her third son was born, and just after three years, she sold her first book. Shirlee McCoy now a mother of five is a homeschool mom during the days and an inspirational author by night. She lives with her family, a guinea pig and a dog in Maryland.

Sweet Surprises is a novel written by Shirlee McCoy during her toughest times of her life while battling with Lupus disease. The book was written via a sheer grit and determination, so is the heroine represented in the novel. The character is somehow a grown version of her oldest daughter, who is robust and tough but sweet and soft on the inside and always longs for her family and home.

Shirlee McCoy is the newest project is a trilogy about three brothers returning home to care for their six orphaned nieces and nephews; the novel is set in Benevolence. The trilogy is mainly themed on a creation of a robust and lasting bond from the ashes of the traumatic past, binding of the family together with the chords of the childhood memories. Like many of the author’s books, the trilogy core is about belonging, love, acceptance, faith, hope, family, and home.

Running For Cover

Running for Cover is the first novel in Heroes for Hire series by American bestselling inspirational novelist Shirlee McCoy. Morgan is a lady who needs protection having been beaten by men regarding something that she knows nothing about. On the other hand, Jackson is the young man in right place at the right time. He is a retired homicide detective, now working as a private investigator. Fortunately, he stops by at the shop where Morgan had just been attacked, while buying a wedding present for a mutual friend.

The Private Investigator upon finding the attacked Morgan, he promises her that he will keep her safe. A series of events sparks and sooner Jackson finds himself face to face with the evil guys. However, he is determined to ensuring that he sticks by his promise even if it means protecting Morgan against her will.

Running for cover is an enjoyable novel on many levels. The book also brings forth wonderful characters who seem real and compelling, from Jackson the PI, Morgan from Lakeview, Washington, her family friends Jude & Lacey. As expected from great authors like Shirlee McCoy, the plots are great, with some twists but a good flow between chapters with the aim of capturing reader’s attention. This is a love inspired suspense that you do not want to miss.

Running Scared

Running Scared is the second book in Heroes for Hire series by Shirlee McCoy. In this novel, Teacher Maggie Tennyson is reuniting a nine-year-old boy with his father after he went missing five years ago. On the other hand, the man Maggie once loved is tracking her down to kill her or possibly do more harm. Fortunately, when Kane, a private investigator and the father reunited with his missing son by the teacher visits Maggie, he realizes that the teacher is running from something and this raises his curiosity to discover what it is.

Also, the private investigator son’s attachment to Maggie gives him an excuse to stay in touch with her due to his growing affection towards the teacher.

Shirlee McCoy is a riveting and an engaging writer; she has a unique way of character creation. Her story about the private investigator, Kane, and his long lost son knits his struggle with his faith in humanity as well as God. His journey through the small town inter knits his life together with the lives of the town’s people. The author’s precision in ensuring that suspense is well built to a climatic conclusion keeps the readers reading so as to find out the happenings in the lives of the characters as well as their search for the confirmation of their faith in God. Shirlee McCoy inspirational series allows the good to overcome the evil an affirmation that there is hope even when one’s life seems to be hitting the bottom rock.

Running Blind

It is the third novel in the Heroes for Hire series. It has been two years since Jenna’s had survived her battle with leukemia, and so she and her friend Magdalena travel to Mexico on a medical mission to help others. However, when in Mexico, men break into their motel room and kidnap the two girls. An injury to the head gives Jenna a temporary blindness.

Nikolai Jansen, Morgan lost brother introduced in the Running For Cover has finally been found, and he is out of the marines. Kane Dougherty asks Jansen to check on the well-being of his sister in Mexico. However, he finds her in a compound of a Mexican gang by the name Panthers. He is able to escape the young Jenna out of Mexico with the help of border patrol officers.

Jenna is taken home safely, and her sight is restored, and before she completely recovers, she tries to escape from the hospital to find her friend. News arrive that Jenna’s friend has been killed and drugs are discovered from her suitcase. Jansen agrees to help Jenna find the real killer of Magdalena. However, their investigation sparks a series of events and soon Jenna finds her life in the cross-hairs as she is accused of being a drug dealer. As the two run for their lives, an attraction sparks between them. Will Jenna fall in love with the ex-marine despite her experiences from her last relationship?

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