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About Lori Ryan
Lori Ryan is a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author who writes romantic suspense and contemporary romance with steamy love scenes and characters you won't want to leave in the pages when the story is over.
Lori published her first novel in April of 2013 and has fallen in love with writing. She is the author of the Sutton Capital Series; the Heroes of Evers, Texas; and the Triple Play Curse Novellas, a set of novellas with sexy baseball players at their core as part of Bella Andre's Game For Love Kindle World. She has also published in Melanie Shawn's Hope Falls Kindle World and in Robyn Peterman's Magic and Mayhem Kindle World.
She lives with an extremely understanding husband, three wonderful children, and two mostly well-behaved dogs in Austin, Texas. It's a bit of a zoo, but she wouldn't change a thing. She loves to connect with her readers. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or subscribe to her blog.
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When her abusive husband died, she thought she was in the clear. But Laura is on the run for her life. Her mother-in-law will stop at nothing to take her baby from her. She doesn't have time to notice Cade's muscled arms or the way his dog follows him everywhere. She can't let her guard down and see how he's the kind of quiet and strong man she should have been dreaming of her entire life.
Danger is coming for her.
Books in the Heroes of Evers, TX Series:
- Love and Protect
- Promise and Protect
- Serve and Protect
- Honor and Protect
- Desire and Protect
- Cherish and Protect
- Treasure and Protect
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Promise and Protect is the second book in the heart-soaring and electrifying Heroes of Evers, Texas series by New York Times bestselling author Lori Ryan. A true masterwork of contemporary romantic suspense, it is the story of a beautiful artist returning home to danger, and to a love she never imagined.
Exiled by her father, the town sheriff, at age four following the murder of her mother, Katelyn Bowden is finally coming back to tiny Evers, against the wishes of her now-dying parent. The new sheriff, ex-New York cop John Davies, fears Katelyn’s life is in jeopardy from a killer who was never caught. Though she resents the handsome lawman her father has always loved like a son, Katelyn is confused by the passionate sparks that fly whenever they are together. But, will John be able to save her when a murderer finally emerges from hiding?
Promise and Protect was previously published under the titles Everlasting and Promise and Protect. Please check your ereader to be sure you haven't already purchased it! It is book two in the series, but it is a stand-alone complete story and can be ready in any order within the series.
It might have taken Phoebe Joy a little while to realize there’s more to life than having fun, but she’s got the message now. She knows if she doesn’t make changes, she’s going to lose out on her chance at love and a family of her own. It isn’t easy to erase the mistakes of her past and remake herself, and the oh-so-sexy Shane Bishop is tempting her like no man has before. To top it all off, when she stumbles on a mysterious death in her new town, the dream she’s trying to hold onto is in more danger than she realizes.
Shane Bishop knows how everyone sees him. He’s the boring brother. The one you can count on to solve your problems, to consistently be exactly the way he’s always been. Day, after day, after dreary day. When Phoebe shows up in his office, he’d be an idiot to try to deny the way her beauty and excitement tempt him. And if there’s one thing Shane has never been, it’s stupid. But when she uncovers a murder the town never even realized had happened, her life is in danger and he’ll have to race to save the woman who’s stolen his heart.
Desire and Protect is a standalone book that can be read in any order within the series.
Cora Walker is tired of waiting for Justin Kensington to open his eyes
and see that they could be great together. No worries. She's got a Man
Plan, More specifically, a Get-Over-The-Man Plan. Or maybe she'll call
it the Move-on Method. Whatever. It involves online dating and sorting
through the losers to find her winner. He has to be out there
somewhere, doesn't he?
Justin Kensington knows he blew it with Cora, but what can he do
about it? If he was anyone other than the man he is, he would be
chasing her hard. He would make sure he got a ring on her finger
before anyone else had a chance to steal her away.
But he's the son of a monster, and the brother of a man who kept his
wife--now one of Justin's best friends--captive in a hell no person
should have to live through.
Cora deserves more than he can give her. But when things heat up and
Cora uncovers the truth about a water poisoning scandal hitting the
town and its workers hard, he'll end up battling for her life and her heart.
Treasure and Protect is book seven in the Heroes of Evers, TX Series,
but it can be read as a stand alone book in any order.
Presley Royale’s life has been mapped out for her from the day she took her first jump on a horse. The Grand Prix circuit was once everything she always wanted. Today, she’s not so sure. But she does know one thing. She’ll be the one making the decisions in her world from here on out. One of those decisions is to let James Lawless in.
He wasn’t ever supposed to come back alive. Not while so many others suffered because of his failures. His teammates, his sister, the woman who saved him when no one else could. When pieces from his past begin to come back to him, he knows he’ll fail again. And this time, the woman he’s falling in love with will pay the price for his shortcomings.
Cherish and Protect is a standalone book that can be read in any order within the series.
Ashley Walker was one of the lucky ones. Adopted when she was fourteen years old by a family who loved her as their own and stuck beside her through all she put them through. She can’t outrun the hell of her past, though. A hell that would haunt her forever.
Garret Hensley never imagined he'd be chasing the killer of the woman who'd set him on the path to law enforcement. She'd given him reason to believe in himself, to believe he could make a difference. And he suspected her giving heart was the reason her life had been cut so short. When the evidence leads him to Ashley Walker, he knows he has to ignore the feelings she stirs in him, because getting her to reveal the truth of her past is the key to finding a killer.
Serve and Protect was previously published under the same title but with a different publisher. Please check your ereader to be sure you haven't already purchased it! It is book three in the series, but it is a stand-alone complete story and can be ready in any order within the series.
This short story is a stand alone romance from the Heroes of Evers, TX series that takes place after book three. PLEASE NOTE: this story was published in the anthology collection entitled Red Sole Clues. If you own this anthology, please don't buy this short story! You already own it.
Jill can play with Andrew Weston. She can have fun with him. She can even have a wild, no-strings-attached rebound fling with him. But she can’t lose her heart to him. Because if they fall in love and that love died the way her ex-husband’s love for her died, she wouldn’t be able to handle it. She can’t go through that again. Not with the sexy billionaire from her past who tempts her at every turn.
He’s falling for Jill Walsh. He knows it’s happening but can’t stop it. But no matter what happens, he can’t let her know how he feels. Sharing feelings makes you vulnerable and he can’t let himself be vulnerable to a woman like that again. So he’ll keep his feelings a secret while he uses his vast fortune to make sure she marries him and never walks away.
5-star billionaire romance that will have you turning pages to the very end!
Reuniting with the Billionaire was originally published in a shorter version as part of the Sutton Capital Series. It’s a stand-alone book that can be read in any order in the series.
Jennie Evans has known true love, and it died with her husband. But she’s found balance in her life: friends and a job she loves at Sutton Capital. And there might be a man that caught her eye, but she’ll never give him her heart.
Chad Thompson sees what others don’t: Jennie’s hurting inside and hiding it from the world. Their chemistry may be off the charts, but he vows not to push. Even if true happiness might be within reach.
When their meddling friends throw Jennie and Chad together in a plot designed to push them out of their comfort zones, she ends up in more danger than anyone could have imagined. To keep her safe, Chad will have to risk his body and his heart, and no matter how things end, one of them is going to get hurt.
The Billionaire Op is a standalone book in the Sutton Billionaires Series. A shorter version of it was previously published as part of the Sutton Capital Series.
Delta Operative Heath “Woof” Davis has spent years living on the edge. Protecting a State Department official is just another assignment until he discovers that Eleanor Bonham is Nori Duncan, the one that got away. He can protect her from enemy forces in the Republic of Kazarus, but can he defend his heart from the woman who used to be his everything?
She’s not going to fall for a soldier boy…
High school was a long time ago, and Eleanor is no longer the heartbroken girl who ended things with Heath. She doesn’t have time for love, not if she’s going to rise in the ranks at State Department. But Heath is even more handsome than he was back then, and his years in the military have honed him into a man completely unlike the boy she once knew. With his sights set on her, how can she resist?
The mission in Kazarus is as important as it is dangerous. Eleanor and Heath will need to rely on one another if they are going to see the mission through. But will they be able to overcome past pain for the hope of a future?
** Nori's Delta is the 1st book in the Delta Team Three Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger endings.
** Operation Alpha is a fan-fiction world for Susan Stoker's novels. The characters in this series were introduced in Stoker's Delta Team Two series, specifically, book two, Shielding Kinley. You don't have to read that book to be engrossed in this series, but why wouldn't you want to? Enjoy!
Mission Assignment: Luke Reynolds
When a SEAL is in, he’s all in
When hardened Navy SEAL Luke Reynolds sacrificed his career eight years ago to raise his sister’s child, he never looked back. Raising Naomi was the best thing he ever did with his life. But, she’s off to college and he’s left wondering what comes next.
Returning to the teams isn’t an option, but when his former commander taps him, it isn’t hard to say yes to a covert mission tracking the masterminds behind a frightening new online threat to the safety of the United States and its allies.
At least, not until single mom Lyra Hill ends up on his prime suspect list. When the people he loves the most end up at the mercy of forces with no conscience and nothing to lose, Luke is faced with a choice he never thought he’d have to make.
Each book in this multi-author branded series is a standalone novel, and the series does not have to be read in order.