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Lindsay McKenna



http://www.lindsaymckenna.com/

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Lindsay McKenna's Shadow Warriors Series Gets Top Marks, See for Yourself with an Autographed Copy of DOWN RANGE

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News
June 6, 2014
Lindsay McKenna to be on Authors on the Air tonight!

May 22, 2014
Pam Stack is Honored to Interview Lindsay McKenna June 10

May 7, 2014
Meet Lindsay McKenna at RT Booklover's Conference at NOLA

April 30, 2014
Lindsay McKenna | BREAKING POINT now here!

E-mail me when Lindsay McKenna releases a new book.

Blogging at Fresh Fiction

Lindsay McKenna to be on Authors on the Air tonight!
June 6, 2014
Join me on June 6, 8 p.m., EDT, where I'll be interviewed by the fabulous Pam Stack of Authors on the Air, about  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | BREAKING POINT now here!
April 30, 2014
So excited that BREAKING POINT was released yesterday. It's the next in the Shadow series.   Read More...

DEGREE OF RISK by Lindsay McKenna is out!
March 1, 2014
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Sarah Benson, US Army, Medevac pilot, has fallen in love with Ethan Quinn. He's a US Navy SEAL stationed at  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Writing sequels
February 1, 2014
I rarely write sequels but RISK TAKER, HRS, February, 2014 and   Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Writing a New Series
December 1, 2013
My new series, Shadow Warriors, has been five years in the making. Because I held  Read More...

Lindsay Mckenna | Introducing COURSE OF ACTION
November 2, 2013
DEAR READER COURSE OF ACTION was created by myself and Merline Lovelace for Harlequin Romantic  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Ebook Release Of Lindsay's Other Books She Wrote For Other Publishers September 16, 2013 Via Harlequin
October 1, 2013
Harlequin has bought nine books that I've written for other publishers over the years and are going to convert them into Ebooks so that  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Wyoming Series returns
August 27, 2013
Dear Reader: Ex-Navy SEAL Talon Holt, knows all about heart rending loss. He lost his rancher father at age eleven. When his mother, Sandy  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | THE LONER available June 25th
June 22, 2013
Dear Reader: Having been in the US Navy and having had Marine Corps friends in combat, I have seen what war does to a person  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | A new series begins...Operation Shadow Warriors
February 2, 2013
I'm thrilled to announce that I've created a new series called Operation Shadow Warriors.   Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Survival Can Be A Hard Road
July 4, 2012
I love stories about survival. Ranching stories and cowboys go hand-in-hand with my interest in the human struggle. In   Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Welcome back to the Black Jaguar Squadron
March 13, 2012
Dear Readers, I loved crafting HIS DUTY TO PROTECT for Harlequin Romantic Suspense! It is  Read More...

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February 26, 2011
I have a great, personal love for the people of Afghanistan. Because I’m a GIA Colored Stones graduate, my hobby is creating beautiful gemstone  Read More...

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December 30, 2010
This blog is for those of you who want to write, are struggling to write and who want to publish. My latest book,   Read More...

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June 7, 2010
In June of 1988, I created the beginning of the Morgan’s Mercenaries/Morgan Trayhern saga series. Back then, no one had done  Read More...

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April 8, 2010
This six book series began with a bang in October, 2006. UNFORGIVEN was the launch  Read More...

Lindsay McKenna | Researching blog
November 29, 2008
I love research. It gets me out in the field and I meet some of the most remarkable people in those professions. Research, to me  Read More...

Dear Reader

Dear Reader:

Getting to write with my good friend and sister military vet, Merline Lovelace, is always a thrill. This is book 2 of 3 on our two novellas in each book series.

Course of Action was created by myself and Merline Lovelace for Harlequin Romantic Suspense. There will be three books, one coming out each year, 2013, 2014 and 2015, with connected stories (novellas). She is a sister military vet and been a long-time friend. I came up with a concept of us doing a novella each (35,000 words in length) on the black ops community. She was an Air Force Colonel and was the first woman to run an Air Force Base (and showed the boys how to do it). I was in the US Navy. I had a secret clearance and Merline a top secret clearance. Both of us dealt in the black ops of the secretive military side that civilians don’t get to see.

We wanted to do a sort of show-and-tell on the different black ops communities because each is different in their own, unique way. For example, if it’s got to do with ocean, the the SEALs are called from the US Navy. There will be stories about an Air Force combat controller, US Navy SEAL, Ranger, Army Special Forces, Marine Force Recon and Delta Force. We chose to do six novellas, two stories about two of the men in each book. This series will be released by Harlequin Romantic Suspense once a year.

And, we wanted a story that had threads to the other characters so we build a ‘family’ that the readers would love. Merline is a great brain-stormer and fun to work with. We came up with the concept that six young men in a West Texas town in the middle of nowhere, are football heroes. These six men played hard and played together. They called themselves the Sidewinders and had a tattoo on their upper right biceps to prove it. They went on in four years of high school to win two Texas championships; they played as a team, with heart and fierceness.

A day after graduating, Duke Carmichael, Travis Cooper, Dan Taylor, Jack Halliday, Josh Patterson and Chris Winborne, go down to the military recruiter’s office and join the military branch of their choice. And because of their mental toughness, their heart, they all end up in different black ops units in the military branch they chose.

The first two stories are about Duke Carmichael and Travis Cooper. Duke chose to go into the Air Force. Travis became a Navy SEAL. Below are my comments about my up and coming novella in the Course of Action series stories. This book will be in paperback and eBook and will become available November 5, 2013.

In Book 2 of the 3 series, it is titled COURSE OF ACTION: The Rescue. Here’s a peek at our next two heroes who are both down in the Amazon looking up trouble! Or maybe I should rephrase that and say, Trouble hunts them up.

JAGUAR NIGHT by Lindsay McKenna brings a novella about Sergeant Josh Patterson, Marine Force Recon. When a U.S. General’s daughter is kidnapped, Patterson is handpicked to rescue her. While they trek thorugh the jungle to safety, Aly Landon’s strength and a surprise kiss change everything.

AMAZON GOLD by Merline Lovelace

US Navy Chief Charlene “Charley” Dawson deftly commands the Riverine patrol boat taking an arrogant US Delta Force Army Sergeant on a very personal op. As she and Jack Halliday penetrate deeper into the Amazon after a rogue ex-pat, they face danger…and unexpected attraction.

We hope you enjoy our second offering in this series! Do let us know!

Lindsay McKenna

and

Merline Lovelace

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The "Top Gun of Women's Military Fiction," Linsday has had 115 books published under the McKenna name since 1981, most dealing with military or mercenary subjects, for several publishers: Simon and Schuster, Warner, Avon and Berkely, Harlequin/Silhouette. She is the originator of the Military Romance genre, with "Captive of Fate," Silhouette Special Edition, 1983. She has sold 23 million books worldwide and in 22 foreign languages. She proudly served in the US Navy and was a meteorologist.

Author Note

2014 is a very, very busy year for me and my books. I’m currently writing two series. One is about cowboys, my Wyoming Series. My other series, is Shadow Warriors. Since I created the military romance genre back in 1983 with Captive of Fate (Silhouette Special Edition), I continue to write in this area because I am, after all, a Navy military vet.

On top of all of this, Harlequin, bless their hearts, is taking my earliest thirty books and converting them into ebooks for my readers. That schedule is also part of what you’ll see below, too. And as I said, I have a lot of books, both new and old, coming out in 2014.

First, let’s cover SHADOW WARRIORS series, about women in combat beside the men they fall in love with! We started out with DANGER CLOSE, HQN, September, 2013. This was an ebook release only. Then, DOWN RANGE, HQN, December 2013, paperback and ebook release. In 2014 my first sequel, RISK TAKER, HRS, February 2013 followed next month by DEGREE OF RISK, HRS, March, happened. BREAKING POINT, HQN, 4.29.2014 is the next Shadow Warrior’s book and is part of my second set of sequels. It is followed by NEVER SURRENDER, June 24, 2014.

Those who love stories about cowboys and have been following my Wyoming Series, will see the next book, WOLF HAVEN, HQN, December 2014, coming out. It’s a powerful book, intensely emotional, gritty and edgy. It also has some cute wolf pups that will most likely endear you. They sure did me!

Below are the Ebook releases on my earlier books folded into my super crammed schedule. There will be more on each release, plus the great new covers here at my website as their time to be released comes. Drop by for not only back cover info on each one, but also “author comments” by me about why I wrote the book or what moved me to write it. I find readers are always interested in the behind-the-scenes on why I wrote a particular book. Drop by often and get the inside scoop on these releases!

Here’s the full 2014 schedule of Lindsay McKenna books. You might want to print it out and keep it with your calendar so you won’t miss any of them. Happy Spring!

January 15, 2014 ebook releases:
Captive of Fate -- first romantic military suspense book written for the industry
Chase the Clouds
Come Gentle the Dawn
Heart of the Tiger
Love Me Before Dawn

131. RISK TAKER HRS, Lindsay McKenna, Operation Shadow Warriors series, Book 1 of 2 (sequel) Feb. 2014. Sarah Benson and SEAL Ethan Quinn. Book 3 of Shadow Warriors Series.

February 15,2014 Ebook releases:
Historical Collection:
Braveheart
King of Swords
Lord of Shadowhawk
Sun Woman

132. DEGREE OF RISK, HRS, Lindsay McKenna, Operation Shadow Warriors series, Book 2 of 2 (sequel) March 2014, Sarah Benson and SEAL Ethan Quinn. Book 4 of Shadow Warriors Series

March Ebook releases: moved to 4.15.2014
My Only One
Point of Departure
Texas Wildcat
Too Near the Fire
Touch the Heavens
Wilderness Passion

April Ebook releases: 4.15.2014
My Only One
Point of Departure
Texas Wildcat
Too Near the Fire
Touch the Heavens
Wilderness Passion

133. BREAKING POINT, HQN, Lindsay McKenna, Operation Shadow Warriors series book 2, April 29, 2014. Bay Thorne, Navy medic and PO1 Gabe Griffin, US Navy SEAL’s book. Book 5 of Shadow Warriors Series

June 15, 2014 Ebook releases:
Men Of Courage trilogy
Shadows & Light
Dangerous Alliance
Count Down

134. NEVER SURRENDER, HQN, Sequel to Dangerous Edge, Lindsay McKenna, Operation Shadow Warriors series book 2, June 24, 2014. Bay Thorn, Navy medic and Chief Gabe Griffin, US Navy SEAL’s book.. Book 6 of Shadow Warriors Series

August 12, 2014 Ebook releases:
Travis Trilogy Series
Red Tail
Dare to Love
The Right Touch

September 16, 2014 Ebook Releases:
Kincaid Trilogy Series
Heart of the Eagle
A Measure of Love
Solitaire

October 14, 2014 Ebook releases:
Women of Glory series
No Quarter Given
The Gauntlet
Under Fire

135. COURSE OF ACTION, HRS, series book #2 Lindsay McKenna (Jaguar Night) and Merline Lovelace (Amazon Gold), September, 2013

136. COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS — “Christmas Angel” by Lindsay McKenna, Harlequin Christmas novella with Delores Fossen, “Unexpected Gift,” and “Navy Joy” by Geri Krotow. Stories about military men coming home for the Holidays. November, 2014.

137. WOLF HAVEN, HQN, Wyoming Series, Book 9, Sky Pascal and Grayson McCoy, ex-SEAL’s, story, December 2014

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Interviews for Lindsay McKenna

EXCLUSIVE Interview with Lindsay McKenna & Michael Jaco November 4, 2013


 

Books:

Wolf Haven, December 2014
Paperback
Coming Home For Christmas, November 2014
Paperback
A Measure of Love, September 2014
Kincaid Trilogy, Book 2
e-Book
Course Of Action: The Rescue, September 2014
Paperback
Solitaire, September 2014
Kincaid Trilogy, Book 3
e-Book
Heart of the Eagle, September 2014
Kincaid Trilogy, Book 1
e-Book
Never Surrender, July 2014
Shadow Warriors #6
Mass Market Paperback
Breaking Point, May 2014
Shadow Warriors #5
Mass Market Paperback
Touch the Heavens, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Texas Wildcat, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
My Only One, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Wilderness Passion, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Too Near the Fire, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Point of Departure, April 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Degree of Risk, March 2014
Shadow Warriors #4
Mass Market Paperback
Risk Taker, February 2014
Shadow Warriors #3
Mass Market Paperback
Lord of Shadowhawk, February 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Brave Heart, February 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Sun Woman, February 2014
e-Book (reprint)
King of Swords, February 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Love Me Before Dawn, January 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Come Gentle the Dawn, January 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Captive of Fate, January 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Heart of the Tiger, January 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Chase the Clouds, January 2014
e-Book (reprint)
Down Range, December 2013
Shadow Warriors #2
Paperback
Course of Action, November 2013
Mass Market Paperback
On Wings of Passion, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Danger Close, September 2013
Shadow Warriors #1
e-Book (reprint)
A Chance Encounter, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
High Country Rebel, September 2013
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #8
Paperback
When Tomorrow Comes, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Untamed Desire, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Hostage Heart, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Beginning With You, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
A Proposal for Christmas, September 2013
Hardcover
Torrid Nights, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Night Flight, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
The Loner, July 2013
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #7
Paperback
Beyond Valor, February 2013
Black Jaguar Squadron
Paperback
The Defender, November 2012
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #6
Paperback
The Wrangler, July 2012
Wyoming #2
Paperback
His Duty to Protect, February 2012
Black Jaguar Squadron
Paperback
The Last Cowboy, November 2011
Wyoming #1
Paperback
Deadly Silence, June 2011
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #3
Mass Market Paperback
Operation Forbidden, March 2011
Black Jaguar Squadron #2
Paperback
Deadly Identity, December 2010
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #2
Paperback
Guardian, June 2010
Warriors for the Light #6
Paperback
The Adversary, May 2010
Warriors for the Light #5
Paperback
Reunion, April 2010
Warriors for the Light #4
Mass Market Paperback
His Woman In Command, March 2010
Mass Market Paperback
Shadows From The Past, December 2009
Jackson Hole, Wyoming #1
Mass Market Paperback
The Seeker, August 2009
Time Raiders
Mass Market Paperback
Dangerous Prey, December 2008
Mass Market Paperback
Mission: Christmas, November 2008
Mass Market Paperback
Come Gentle The Dawn, June 2008
Safe Haven
Paperback (reprint)
The Quest, February 2008
Warriors of the Light
Paperback
Snowbound, January 2008
Paperback
Heart Of The Storm, December 2007
Paperback
Dark Truth, July 2007
Warriors of the Night
Mass Market Paperback
Commando, June 2007
Paperback (reprint)
White Wolf, June 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Her Healing Touch, June 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Heart of the Eagle, June 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Beyond the Limit, December 2006
Paperback
Unforgiven, October 2006
Paperback
Hangar 13, September 2006
Paperback
Morgan's Mercenaries: Man of Passion, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Morgan's Mercenaries: Heart of the Warrior, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Morgan's Mercenaries: Heart of Stone, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Morgan's Mercenaries: Heart of the Jaguar, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Silent Witness, December 2005
Paperback
Wild Woman, April 2005
Paperback
Snowy Nights, November 2003
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