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Bonnie Vanak | Former SEAL Gray Wallace is Determined to Save Biologist Peyton Bradley from a Dangerous Stalker

Her Secret Protector
Bonnie Vanak




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SOS Agency #4

October 2023
On Sale: October 25, 2023
ISBN: 1335593802
EAN: 9781335593801
Kindle: B0BQ3R6V3L
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Also by Bonnie Vanak:
Her Secret Protector, October 2023
Reunion at Greystone Manor, October 2022
Under Suspicion, January 2022
Rescue from Darkness, July 2020


1--What is the title of your latest release?


2--What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book?

Assigned to protect sea turtle biologist Peyton Bradley from a dangerous stalker, former SEAL Gray Wallace is determined to save his headstrong charg­e—even if she doesn’t want to be saved.

3--How did you decide where your book was going to take place?

I’ve been wanting to write a book with sea turtles in it, since they are a passion of mine, so I set it in Florida on the beach. I live in Florida as well.

4--Would you hang out with your heroine in real life?

Absolutely. Peyton is dedicated to saving sea turtles and the ocean.

5--What are three words that describe your hero?

Strong, protective, and determined.

6--What’s something you learned while writing this book?

learned a lot about sea turtles in my research, for example, how the temperature of a nest determines the gender of the turtles!

7--Do you edit as you draft or wait until you are totally done?

Both. I’m a plotter and pantser, so I’m a “plantser,” lol.

8--What’s your favorite foodie indulgence?

Anything I don’t have to cook when I’m on a deadline, LOL!

9--Describe your writing space/office!

I have an office but enjoy writing in our Florida room on the sofa. It’s bright and airy and overlooks the backyard.

10--Who is an author you admire?

Jennifer Ashley

11--Is there a book that changed your life?

Probably one of Dorothy Eden’s, made me fall in love with mysteries when I was ten!

12--Tell us about when you got “the call.” (when you found out your book was going to be published)

I was so thrilled and excited I threw up my lunch, LOLOLOL.

13--What’s your favorite genre to read?  


14--What’s your favorite movie?

I don’t really have a favorite.

15--What is your favorite season?

Autumn up north – we returned from a trip to Michigan and I adored the changing of the leaves and the cold weather!

16--How do you like to celebrate your birthday?

With my husband and traveling with our dogs.

17--What’s a recent tv show/movie/book/podcast you highly recommend?

I’m into crime shows like Law and Order.

18--What’s your favorite type of cuisine?


19--What do you do when you have free time?

Sleep, lol. I work a demanding day job as well as write books, so I don’t have a lot of free time.

20--What can readers expect from you next?

ESCAPE FROM DEVIL’S DEN is my next release from Harlequin Romantic Suspense, out August 2024. It features a secondary character in Her Secret Protector, who infiltrates a criminal motorcycle gang.


SOS Agency #4

Her Secret Protector

New York Times Bestselling Author

To find her attacker

…he must stay in the shadows.

Assigned to protect sea turtle biologist Peyton Bradley from a dangerous stalker, former SEAL Gray Wallace is determined to save his headstrong charg­e—even if she doesn’t want to be saved. Their attraction is powerful. But damning rumors around the handsome bodyguard’s past get him fired. Only when Peyton is kidnapped and loses her memory does Gray reveal his startling—possibly deadly—secret.

From Harlequin Romantic Suspense: Danger. Passion. Drama.


Romance Suspense [Harlequin Romantic Suspense, On Sale: October 25, 2023, Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9781335593801 / ]

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About Bonnie Vanak

Bonnie Vanak

After years of newspaper reporting, Bonnie Vanak began working as a writer for a major international charity. She travels to destitute countries to write about famine, disease and other issues affecting the poor. When the emotional strains of her job demanded a diversion, she turned to her childhood dream of writing romance novels. Bonnie's books have been translated into five languages, including Spanish, Italian and Japanese. She has received numerous accolades for both nonfiction and fiction writing, including three Writer's Digest awards. She lives in Florida with her husband Frank.

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