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Adult Contemporary Romance
The Essence of Whiskey and Tea -- September, 2019
Heritage River, Book 3
Twenty-five years ago, Savannah Savage-Montgomery spoke four little words that sent her first love running. Forced to get on with her life, she met another man, married him, and raised a family. Now her past has returned, and JT's presence threatens to unhinge the emotional façade she constructed.
JT Davies left Heritage River as the least likely to succeed, but he's back and ready to prove his worth, especially to the only woman he's ever loved. He'll start by winning the catering spot for the town's anniversary event. But the problem is he'll have to push Savannah out to do it.
Savannah wants to protect her reputation and her late husband's memory, but she can't stay away from JT. She will be forced to choose between a happy family, a successful business, and the only man who ever made her feel like herself.
No More Darkness -- September, 2019
Finders Keepers - The Purse Box Set
Wedding Planner Aria Scirocco has her life on track after her divorce. She’s engaged to a stable and pragmatic man. Her company is doing well, and her biggest client is getting married this weekend. Nothing can jeopardize all her hard work. Except a snowstorm derails her plans and dumps her ex-husband and their unfinished business in her path.
Hawk Egan wants his ex-wife back. When the storm strands Aria, he jumps at the opportunity to come to her rescue. Getting stuck in a hotel without power is a bonus. As long as the snow continues to fall, he has a shot to make her love him again.
For the first time in her life, Aria takes a chance and invites Hawk into her bed. But when the snow stops, and the power comes back on, she will have to choose between the man who lights the way, and the one who has left her in the dark.
Her Last Word -- June, 2019
A Brotherhood Protectors World Novel
If Dr. Cheyenne Locklear doesn’t inject a racehorse with dangerous steroids, she’ll be murdered. Cheyenne’s only hope to stay safe until she can blow the whistle on the horse’s owner is a convicted killer.
Former Army CSM Quint Porter wants to stay out of trouble. The last time he let his anger get the best of him he landed in jail. His simple life on the ranch is all the purpose he needs. But a beautiful veterinarian steals his horse and blows away his quiet existence.
Cheyenne must trust Quint completely while she gathers the proof of steroid abuse in time for the next horserace. Deep down she believes Quint is a good man, but she knows if he’s pushed too far, he might kill again. And Quint will do whatever it takes to protect her, but if he loses control of his anger a second time, he’ll risk far more than jail.
The Last Betrayal -- February, 2019
A Brotherhood Protectors World Novel
Eden King fights for the truth at all costs. Sometimes that cost includes those she loves. Now she possesses the proof that will expose her powerful uncle as a criminal. Because she and her cousin are close, she warns him about her intentions to release the biggest story of her career. Instead of gratitude for her advance notice, her cousin attacks her and threatens to kill her if that story goes live. Alone, injured, and scared, Eden wants the help of the only person who can protect her. The man she left seven years ago. When he needed her most.
Ajax Montero protects others for a living. A job he’s good at. But after losing his woman and his baby, he’s better at safeguarding his heart. He’d rather be shot again than heartbroken. When his past shows up on his doorstep, battered and beaten, he knows his skills can keep Eden safe, but his emotions might get them both killed.
On the journey from Montana to New York, and to Eden’s evidence, Jax must learn to trust her again if they’re going to survive. And Eden will have to decide what matters most – the price of the big story or Jax.
The Bridge Home -- November, 2018
Heritage River, Book 2
Harley Kenyon has guarded a secret for eighteen years. Telling would only hurt her son, and Harley would do anything to protect Knox.
Colton Savage—the wild, impetuous rock star—is back in town to clean up a few of his messes. She could never resist his charms. His promises prove empty, and more than once, he’s left her for his seductive music career. But when the high school orchestra needs Colton’s skills, he promises to stick around. He’s not the man he was before and vows to spend his life proving it. Does she dare to believe him? Being with Colton means telling her secret.
Will Harley finally reveal what she knows and risk losing her second chance at happiness, or will she keep her secret and send away the only man she ever loved?
Praise for The Bridge Home: “Stacey Wilk’s writing and descriptive, evocative prose is spot-on and she weaves a tale of pain and redemption like nobody’s business!!!” Goodreads Reviewer.
Stage Fright -- November, 2018
A Police and Fire: Operation Alpha Novel
Kindra Leto wants to come out of hiding, but when she stumbles over a dead body on her estate fear imprisons her. She has a tour coming up and fans to think about, but no one can protect her from a killer.
Texas Ranger Deacon Slade believes in honor. A family debt requires he leave his job in Texas and protect Kindra from a murderer. An assignment that will have him returning home in no time. Until he realizes he wants more than to keep the beautiful singer safe. He wants her.
Deacon knows the only way to flush out the killer is for Kindra to get back on stage. But she needs to trust him enough to follow his plan. Kindra must find a way to face her fears or she will lose the one man who can save her life and protect her heart forever.
Winter's Last Chance -- October, 2018
A Brotherhood Protectors World Novel
Serra Weston fled her life in New York City with a deadly secret and returned to her family’s ranch in Montana to hide. A decision that jeopardizes her brother and their guests when a killer dressed like Santa opens fire at their annual Christmas Eve party.
Lincoln Smith spent his life guarding his country, his clients, and his heart. He denied himself everything else – including Serra. He only wants a glimpse of her at the party. Nothing more. But when Santa tries to kill the only woman he ever loved, Lincoln does what he was trained to do.
Seeking refuge in his cabin in the town of Winter, Lincoln vows to protect Serra even if it means dropping the shield around his heart. She had never wanted to see him again, but Serra can’t escape her true feelings. Just as passion finds a new path, the killer finds them.
With only hours to spare, Lincoln must forgive himself for past mistakes or he and Serra will lose their last chance for survival – and love.
Silent Water -- July, 2018
An Omega Team/Protector Series Crossover Novella
(The Omega Team Universe Book 12)
Raine Kennedy will do anything to protect her son from her drug dealing husband, even if that means stealing money and going on the run.
She finds herself in the small town of Silent Water, NJ, tucked at the bottom of a mountain, the perfect spot to hide. Without cell service, their trail will grow cold and Mateo Garcia will never find them, giving her and her son a fresh start.
Chase Shepherd resigned from the elite agency – The Omega Team – after a drug bust went wrong. The mistake was his, and he has to live with it, but he doesn’t trust himself any longer. Needing a quiet place, away from the action that once ruled his life, he rents a house in Silent Water, swearing to never take on another assignment. Until a pretty lady and her son shoot up his plan.
Chase doesn’t want to get involved, but a kid is in jeopardy and he can’t walk away from him… or Raine. In order to save them, he’ll have to trust himself again, but a mistake this time will cost him far worse than before – his heart.
A Second Chance House -- March, 2018
Heritage River, Book 1
Grace Starr plans. She likes order, organization, and the smell of bleach. When her ex-husband evicts her from her predictable life, she’s faced with the hit-you-between-the-eyes realization she’s been a bystander in her own life. Then a letter arrives. An anonymous donor gifts her a worn-out house in a small town.
She’ll have to put up with the neighbor. Blaise Savage is an incorrigible, nearly washed-up drummer in a rock band. His unbridled personality challenges everything she holds dear. He’s sexy, and that wicked wink probably had half the female population in his bed. For Grace, his lifestyle is out of control.
Is the woman who never takes a risk willing to risk it all – and possibly fall in love?
Praise for A Second Chance House: “This is a really lovely little romance — a breezy (often funny) read with genuine emotional depth. I’m glad, like the protagonist herself, I stepped outside my “comfort zone” and stayed for a while in Heritage River." -- Goodreads Reviewer
The Gabriel Hunter series.
Gabriel and his two friends race against time to save each other and save the world in each action packed book. Read them in any order, or start with book one: Welcome To Kata-Tartaroo