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Publication Order of About The Baby Books

Publication Order of America's Bravest Books

Feel the Heat (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Who Loved Christmas / Risking It All (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Code of Honor (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fire Within / Never Far Away (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
All I Need (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bayview Heights Books

Cop of the Year (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Because It's Christmas (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Count on Me (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between Two Worlds (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
If You Were Mine (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Brothers Of Fire Books

Publication Order of Casella Cousins Books

Publication Order of Educators Books

Still the One (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Someone Like You (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maybe This Time (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Gentileschi Sisters Books

I Will Always Love You (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
This Guy's in Love (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Can't Help Falling in Love (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
How Deep is Your Love? (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love Will Keep Us Together (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Think I Love You! (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hidden Cove Firefighters Books

After the Fire (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Line (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nothing More to Lose (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
America's Bravest (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Too Deep (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Had to Be You (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chasing the Fire (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fire Inside (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Burning Passion (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Take Me Back (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lean On Me Books

The Father Factor (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Michael's Family (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Promises to Keep (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trust in Me (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Price Worth Paying (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Chronological Order of Lean On Me Books

Promises to Keep(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Michael's Family(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trust in Me(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Father Factor(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Price Worth Paying(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lipstick Chronicles Books

The Lipstick Chronicles (With: Fiona Kelly,Vivian Leiber,Lynn Emery) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Lipstick Chronicles (With: Emily Carmichael,Vivian Leiber) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Logan Brothers Books

Tell Me No Lies (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Man For Her (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lucky Lady Casino Books

Publication Order of Ludzecky Sisters Books

Publication Order of O'Neil Family Books

Someone to Believe In (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Close to You (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Taking the Heat (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Stakes (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Always and Forever (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reckoning (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Portals Of Time Books

Publication Order of President's Daughters Books

Publication Order of Books

Better than Before (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Meant To Be (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Waiting for You (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Serenity House Books

Practice Makes Perfect (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Place to Belong (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Against the Odds (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sexy Men... Sassy Women Books

A Suitable Bodyguard / The Bodyguard (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Finally a Family (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Our Two Sons / Playing for Keeps (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ties That Bind (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Betrayal (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Playing for Keeps (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dancing in the Dark (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sisters of Fire Books

Publication Order of To Serve and Protect Books

Above and Beyond (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Say You'll Stay (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only With You (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Other Love (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Come Back To Me (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teacher's Pet (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Twins Books

Two Sisters (By: Kay David) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Brother (By: Bonnie K. Winn) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby, Baby (By: Roz Fox) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unknown Sister (By: Rebecca Winters) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Real Father (By: Kathleen O'Brien) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Sister Would Know (By: C.J. Carmichael) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Straight from the Heart (By: Linda Warren) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Two Much Alike (By: Pamela Bauer) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wife by Deception (By: Donna Sterling) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Woman (By: Linda Warren) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Replacement (By: Anne Marie Duquette) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Suspicion (By: Janice Macdonald) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
For The Children (By: Tara Taylor Quinn) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Right Woman (By: Linda Warren) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Family Man (By: Melinda Curtis) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Real Father (By: Debra Salonen) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Comfort and Joy (By: Amy Frazier) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Reason to Stay (By: Anna Adams) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be My Babies (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twice the Chance (By: Darlene Gardner) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Man She Couldn't Forget (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Back to Luke (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Family (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home for Christmas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

A Love So Strong (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Welcome To Riverbend Books

Birthright (By: Judith Arnold) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
That Summer Thing (By: Pamela Bauer) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Homecoming (By: Laura Abbot) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last-Minute Marriage (By: Marisa Carroll) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Christmas Legacy (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bundles of Joy Books

Lullaby And Goodnight (By: Sandra Steffen) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Daddy Project (By: Suzanne Carey) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cowboy, the Baby and the Runaway Bride (By: Lindsay Longford) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Adam's Vow (By: Karen Rose Smith) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Babies Inc. (By: Pat Montana) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hazardous Husband (By: Christine Scott) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Make Room for Baby (By: Kristin Morgan) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby Talk (By: Julianna Morris) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Temporarily Hers (By: Susan Meier) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rancher and the Baby (By: Elizabeth August) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Instant Mommy (By: Annette Broadrick) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Unexpected Delivery (By: Laurie Paige) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
For Better, for Baby (By: Sandra Steffen) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Who Would Be Daddy (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Having Gabriel's Baby (By: Kristin Morgan) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby Business (By: Laura Anthony) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Your Baby or Mine? (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Daddy Woke Up Married (By: Julianna Morris) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boot Scootin' Secret Baby (By: Natalie Patrick) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Man, Wife And Little Wonder (By: Robin Nicholas) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby Wishes And Bachelor Kisses (By: Valerie Parv) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Burke's Christmas Surprise (By: Sandra Steffen) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby, You're Mine (By: Lindsay Longford) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Arrangement (By: Moyra Tarling) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Vow, A Ring, A Baby Swing (By: Teresa Southwick) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Billionaire and the Bassinet (By: Suzanne McMinn) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Bond (By: Lilian Darcy) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Babies, Rattles & Cribs... Oh, My! (By: Leanna Wilson) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be My Babies (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Diaper Diaries (By: Abby Gaines) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Another Man\'s Baby (By: Kay Stockham) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Having Justin's Baby (By: Pamela Bauer) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby, I'm Yours (By: Carrie Weaver) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Marine's Baby (By: Rogenna Brewer) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Child's Play (By: Cindi Myers) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Natural Father (By: Sarah Mayberry) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mother to Be (By: Tanya Michaels) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sophie's Secret (By: Tara Taylor Quinn) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby in Her Arms (By: Stella Maclean) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Factor (By: Carolyn Zane) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Unexpected Bonus (By: Caroline Anderson) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Going Back Books

The House on Creek Road (By: Caron Todd) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Past, Present and a Future (By: Janice Carter) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Little Hills (By: Janice Macdonald) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mr. Imperfect (By: Karina Bliss) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Everything To Prove (By: Nadia Nichols) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Man With a Past (By: Kay Stockham) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Best Friend's Baby (By: Molly O'Keefe) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Truth About Family (By: Kimberly Meter) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Count on Love (By: Melinda Curtis) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wedding Heiress (By: Pamela Ford) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to West Texas (By: Jean Brashear) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Man For Her (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Time to Come Home (By: Darlene Gardner) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Than a Memory (By: Roz Fox) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Man to Rely on (By: Cindi Myers) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Forever Family (By: Jamie Sobrato) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cowboy Comes Back (By: Jeannie Watt) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man She Once Knew / The Price He Paid (By: Jean Brashear) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Letter for Annie (By: Laura Abbot) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trust Me / The Promise He Made (By: Linda Style) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boyfriend's Back (By: Ellen Hartman) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Unlikely Setup (By: Margaret Watson) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Can't Stand the Heat? (By: Margaret Watson) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Always a Temp (By: Jeannie Watt) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Lot Like Christmas (By: Dawn Atkins) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deserving of Luke (By: Tracy Wolff) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Southern Reunion (By: Lenora Worth) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Connection (By: Dawn Atkins) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Goodbye (By: Sarah Mayberry) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Good Reason (By: Sarah Mayberry) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Prodigal Son (By: Beth Andrews) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas Gift (By: Darlene Gardner) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
In His Eyes (By: Emmie Dark) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long Shot (By: Ellen Hartman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
John Riley's Girl (By: Inglath Cooper) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Count On a Cop Books

Cop of the Year (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Protector (By: Ellen James) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Child of Mine (By: Lynn Erickson) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Family Next Door (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Takes a Baby (By: Dee Holmes) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Are You My Mommy? (By: Kay David) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Own Ranger (By: Anne Marie Duquette) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Ranger's Wife (By: Lyn Ellis) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Falling For Him (By: Morgan Hayes) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Murray, Sheriff (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Behind the Badge (By: Dawn Stewardson) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Annalee and the Lawman (By: Lyn Ellis) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Private Detective (By: Rebecca Winters) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Accidentally Yours (By: Rebecca Winters) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Baby Cop (By: Roz Fox) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beneath a Texas Sky (By: Rebecca Winters) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wonders Never Cease Count (By: Debra Salonen) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
She's My Mom (By: Rebecca Winters) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maggie's Guardian (By: Anna Adams) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Three Girls (By: Susan Floyd) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vanished (By: Bonnie K. Winn) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Two on the Run (By: Margaret Watson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revelations (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chosen Child (By: Brenda Mott) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Her Defense (By: Margaret Watson) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Secret Family (By: Sherry Lewis) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets in Texas (By: Carrie Weaver) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Daughter (By: Anna DeStefano) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Safe in His Arms (By: Kay David) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nobody's Hero (By: Carrie Alexander) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Not on Her Own (By: Cynthia Reese) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Not Without Her Family (By: Beth Andrews) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Single-Dad Sheriff (By: Amy Frazier) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Behind The Cop (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cop on Loan (By: Jeannie Watt) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Only Defense (By: Carolyn McSparren) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Do You Take This Cop? (By: Beth Andrews) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bachelor Cop (By: Carolyn McSparren) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Homecoming Day (By: Holly Jacobs) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
All That Remains (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Then There Were Three (By: Jeanie London) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Honor Bound (By: Julianna Morris) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bone Deep (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Better Man (By: Emilie Rose) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Family First (By: Margaret Watson) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of You, Me & the Kids Books

Shenandoah Christmas (By: Lynnette Kent) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Upstairs (By: Pamela Bauer) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kelton's Rules (By: Peggy Nicholson) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Second Family (By: Janice Carter) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Married In Haste (By: Roz Fox) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Christmas Wife (By: Sherry Lewis) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Along Came Zoe (By: Janice Macdonald) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Cowboy at Heart (By: Roz Fox) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Full House (By: Nadia Nichols) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caleb's Christmas Wish (By: Debra Salonen) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Mountain Home (By: Sherry Lewis) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Family for Daniel (By: Anna DeStefano) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Sweetbrook Family (By: Anna DeStefano) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
For the Sake of the Children (By: Cynthia Reese) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Four Little Problems (By: Carrie Weaver) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Montana Skies (By: Kay Stockham) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love, by George (By: Debra Salonen) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star-Crossed Parents (By: C.J. Carmichael) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Texas-Made Family (By: Roz Fox) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
How to Trap a Parent (By: Joan Kilby) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Imperfect Match (By: Kimberly Meter) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ranch at River's End (By: Brenda Mott) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Calling the Shots (By: Ellen Hartman) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas Homecoming (By: Sherry Lewis) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reconcilable Differences (By: Elizabeth Ashtree) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Playing for Keeps (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Code Red Books

The Unknown Twin (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Riding the Storm (By: Julie Miller) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hard Rain (By: Darlene Scalera) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Washed Away (By: Carol Marinelli) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Line of Fire (By: Julie Leto) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Father by Choice (By: M.J. Rodgers) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Silent Witness (By: Kay David) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Critical Affair (By: M.J. Rodgers) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warning Signs (By: Kay David) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightning Strikes (By: Bobby Hutchinson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Known Cure (By: Joanna Wayne) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spontaneous Combustion (By: Bobby Hutchinson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Next of Kin (By: C.J. Carmichael) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nightwatch (By: Jo Leigh) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Total Exposure (By: Tori Carrington) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blown Away (By: Muriel Jensen) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turbulence (By: Jessica Matthews) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crossfire (By: B.J. Daniels) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tremors (By: Debra Webb) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trigger (By: Jacqueline Diamond) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aftershocks (By: Nancy Warren) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Justice for All (By: Joanna Wayne) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dangerous to Love USA Series Books

Devil's Gambit (By: Lisa Jackson) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twice Shy (By: Evelyn A. Crowe) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Measure of Deceit (By: Caroline Burnes) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Life Line (By: Rebecca York) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Someone To Turn To (By: Marilyn Cunningham) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dangerous Loyalty (By: Suzanne Ellison) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dangerous Game (By: Candace Schuler,Barbara Bretton) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Frame (By: Barbara Bretton,Betsy Page) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Currents (By: Caroline Burnes) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stage Whispers (By: Barbara Bretton,Elise Title) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reluctant Bride (By: Barbara Bretton) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Passion's Verdict (By: Barbara Bretton,Frances Williams) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Haven in His Arms (By: Phyllis Halldorson) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only a Dream Away (By: Doreen Roberts) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Devotion (By: Sheryl Lynn) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wanted Man (By: Kathleen Creighton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surrogate Dad (By: Marion Smith Collins) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Capture (By: Emily French) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Prince (By: Muriel Jensen) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Safekeeping (By: Peg Sutherland) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gunslinger (By: Mary McBride) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Secret And A Bridal Pledge (By: Barbara Bretton,Andrea Edwards) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Innocent Man (By: Margaret Watson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
True Lies (By: Ingrid Weaver) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Behind The Mask (By: Joanna Wayne) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caitlin's Guardian Angel (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
His Friend's Wife (By: Janice Kay Johnson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time and Again (By: Kathryn Jensen) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Badlands Bride (By: Cheryl St. John) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Suitable Bodyguard / The Bodyguard (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stranger in Paradise (By: Amanda Stevens) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby Romeo: P.I. (By: Jule McBride) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
When a Man Loves a Woman (By: Bonnie K. Winn) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Marrying Kind (By: Beverly Bird) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Only Child (By: Carolyn McSparren) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Touch Me In The Dark (By: Patricia Rosemoor) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Renegade's Redemption (By: Lindsay Longford) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunset Promises (By: Carla Cassidy) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twenty-Third Man (By: Peggy Nicholson) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wed To A Stranger? (By: Jule McBride) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Amnesiac Bride (By: Marie Ferrarella) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Ten Shades of Sexy(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Never Thought I'd See You Again(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cupid to the Rescue(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

In the world of romantic novels, Kathryn Shay is a well-known name. With a long list of successful contemporary romantic novels behind her, she thrives on stories that feature strong women in unusual circumstances: as a fire fighter, a female secret service agent, an anti-gang specialist in New York City.
She finished her first story at the age of 15 and it was a sign of things to come, telling the story of a young female journalist butting heads with the male journalists and one hard-headed editor in particular.

After school, as a failsafe “fall-back’ strategy, she studied teaching and obtained a degree that she never intended to use. While attending a small private college for women in upstate New York, she took every writing workshop and class available in her quest to become a writer.

But her road to becoming a successful author was not a straight one. During teaching practice, a requirement for her degree, she fell in love with teaching. “When I first stood in front of the class, I just knew it was for me”, she said.

And so she launched into a successful career teaching adolescents at a New York state school, got married and became a mother.

But once a writer, always a writer.

In the early 90s, despite the fact that she was teaching fulltime, busy with being a wife and mother, and had several commitments with her beloved church, she still made time in her life to complete and submit a book.

It took two years of rejections before she was successful. At last, in December 1994 she got the message that her book was accepted by Harlequin Superromance. Today there are over five million copies of her books in print, along with hundreds of thousands downloaded online. She is known for her emotional, heart-wrenching style of storytelling, and to her the biggest compliment any reader can pay her is to say that they cried while reading one of her books, or stayed up late to finish the story.

Like all successful writers, she has a very specific writing routine. She writes all of her stories on a laptop. “I usually write in my office, a space we built over the garage when I got published. It’s beautiful with skylights and windows to let in a lot of light, a custom made desk, a leather chair in a bay and a pull-out couch. In the summer months, though, I write out on our glassed-in porch overlooking the woods. I need quiet, no music, sometimes drink coffee but never eat while writing. What sets my mood is reading previous scenes in the book.

I used to plan everything meticulously. I didn’t always stick to the outline, but I had a plan. Now I have more general ideas, more conceptual thoughts about the book and the characters. I find that the people in my books often have minds of their own and do things I didn’t know they were going to or didn’t want them to. Using this method, halfway through the story or at the end of it I have to go back and revise the first part because things happened that need to be prepared for.”

She’s written several books about teachers and adolescent kids – simply because it’s a field she knows so well. She loves telling stories about teenagers and the teachers who help them. She also loves writing about female cops, but is probably best known for her series on fire fighters. She says she’s inspired by their heroism, selflessness and courage and she’s literally spent years at her town’s fire department, riding trucks, going to the training academy, eating with the guys and gals at the firehouse.

Her book, CODE OF HONOUR, is one of a series about fire fighting.

Chelsea Whitmore, after a disastrous relationship with a male colleague, transfers to another station where Lieutenant Jake Scarlatta is running a tight ship. She comes with a reputation, mostly caused by her ex-lover Billy’s effort to bring her into disrepute, and Jake is not keen. He strongly believes in teamwork and loyalty, and when one of the other male fire fighters in his team, who believes that a fire station is no place for a woman, starts playing dirty tricks on Chelsea, he has to make some difficult choices. As Chelsea battles to find her place in the team, she and Jake fall in love. His obsession with going by the book cause some serious rifts, creating tension between the two would-be lovers. This is Kathryn Shay’s third novel in her “American’s Bravest’ series centering on an upstate New York fire department. It’s a tale filled with the problems fire fighters have to face and it leaves readers with a good appreciation of the efforts of the brave men and women who put their lives on the line on a daily basis.

In the book COP OF THE YEAR, Kathryn Shay writes of a subject close to her heart: troubled teenagers. Captain Mitch Lansing gets assigned to work with at-risk teenagers to improve relationships between the kids and the police department. It is an environment that’s difficult for the cop, with long-buried feelings that come to the surface. On top of that, he finds himself attracted to unorthodox teacher Cassie Smith, who is against everything he stands for. As the go further into the year, Mitch finds himself getting emotionally entangled with the kids as well as this fiery teacher. In a series of emotional scenes and moving situations, he has to find a way accept Cassie and the kids into his hardened heart by understanding that he needs them as much as they need him.

Although she is best known for her contemporary romantic novels, she has made forays into more mainstream novel writing. Her book THE PERFECT FAMILY in which she draws heavily on her own experience of her son coming out as being gay, has been very successfully received and she plans to do more mainstream writing in future.

When Kathryn’s not writing, she loves spending time with her husband, kids and her best friend who lives just around the corner from her. She also takes yoga classes and goes for walks. Because of her involvement with her church, she does a lot of volunteering work, from which she gains great satisfaction.

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