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In a Stalker’s Sights…unless they can stop him.

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A delightful story of a love that defies time

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He’s a murderer and believes he’s the most evil creature on earth.

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An outcast finds a dying man who changes her life.

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He’s already lost one woman he loved…he’s not about to lose another.

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Planning On Just Chilling Out
June 13, 2011

75 comments posted.

Re: How to Plan a Wedding for a Royal Spy (9:27pm January 14, 2015):

love the covers & enjoyed the novellas in the series, now need to fit the books into my reading schedule as they are all on my wish list :)

Re: Dyed and Gone (8:34pm March 29, 2014):

really like the nail holder & cherry pitting ideas :)

Re: Turned (11:17pm March 19, 2014):

this sounds interesting, I need to get it on my wish list. I really enjoyed your para-ops books & this seems like it will be just as enjoyable.

Re: The Trouble With Honor (11:37pm February 25, 2014):

sounds good :)

Re: Hot Rock (11:21pm February 25, 2014):

a combo of bad boy image/sex appeal, good music & and that as fans we like to believe that we're all still young, hip & sexy ;)

Re: The MacGregor's Lady (11:16pm February 6, 2014):

I can see why you'd like a scot for a hero (I do too) :) sounds like a fun story line. any preference as to time period?

Re: If Wishes Were Earls (10:06pm December 30, 2013):

looking forward to reading this :)

Re: Unclaimed (10:07pm December 12, 2013):

Time with family and friends

Re: Have You Any Rogues? (6:50pm November 14, 2013):

so glad she's getting her hea )

Re: Once Upon A Tartan (6:19pm August 15, 2013):

I much, much, much prefer reading to having to write. I have to write some for work, mostly correspondence these days, and that's plenty enough for me. some days my fingers just don't like the where the letters are placed on the keyboard which makes for some interesting & frustrating reading afterwards ;)

Re: Tall, Dark, And Vampire (7:30pm August 1, 2013):

never dieting again sounds really really good as does the not aging (well at least it does when the joints & muscles are protesting the passing of time) :)

Re: Rugged Hearts (7:57pm July 24, 2013):

while family & friends (even my dog) have all influenced me at one time or another (ok, even many times) ;) I can't think of any unexpected instances, for that I'd say it would prob be catching instances of strangers showing kindess, politeness or courtesy to others (incl strangers to them) that help remind & influence me to do the same.

Re: Reckless (7:50pm July 24, 2013):

can't seem to resist the chronicals of Riddick when ever I come across it on tv :)

Re: Merger to Marriage (11:35am July 13, 2013):

alas, since my mom didn't care for the show we never watched it in my house, so I have no fave I Love Lucy moment (though she was lovely & talented in some of her early movies). sometimes a tried & true plot is just what you're in the mood for :)

Re: Guardian (11:18pm July 9, 2013):

Sometimes a second chance is just what's needed, sometimes they work out great -- sounds like this one of those :)

Re: The Medic's Homecoming (9:30pm July 8, 2013):

haven't tried any zombies yet -- always think of night of the living dead & go eek, do enjoy magical beings & shifters though :)

Re: Wish You Were Here (7:32pm July 1, 2013):

my fave way to relax is to curl up with a good book & still enjoy those occasional nights were I stay up till till near dawn cause I just couldn't put the book down :)

Re: The Secret Life of Lady Julia (9:52pm May 26, 2013):

the book i'm reading, what ever it may be ;)

Re: A Wedding In Springtime (7:33pm May 6, 2013):

both have their pros & cons but I'd prob go w/ the highlander :)

Re: Lord Of Darkness (7:48pm March 4, 2013):

enjoy reading romance set there, really glad i didn't live then ;)

Re: The Chieftain (10:29pm February 27, 2013):

my sister use to say that living in a small town, mom found out what happened on the front porch before you got in the door without having to look outside ;) love that countyside pic :)

Re: X Marks The Scot (9:57pm February 21, 2013):

can't limit myself to just one, I love them all ;)

Re: The Mistress Memoirs (9:31am February 20, 2013):

definately sounds interesting, that must have been some homecoming :)

Re: Murder for the Halibut (8:13pm January 27, 2013):

another reason -- it's a really cute title :)

Re: Cupid?s Shaft (1:56pm January 25, 2013):

like your description of what you write :) while I haven't read any of your books yet, that's what I like about erotic romance as oppose to just erotica (which does little for me)

Re: Finding Home (3:14pm January 13, 2013):

I have different happy memories from childhood w/ family & friends that still many (many) years later will come to mind & bring a smile to face.

Re: Waking Up With A Rake (7:01pm January 10, 2013):

sounds interesting & such a predictiment revealed in the excerpt ;)

Re: South Of Surrender (8:45am January 9, 2013):

sounds like an interesting assortmet of books :) thanks for the updated & tease

Re: Prince Of Power (9:42am January 3, 2013):

the cover is that often that 1st impression that determines if you want to get to "know" the book better or not

Re: Christmas On Mimosa Lane (11:20pm December 26, 2012):

agree with you that christmas is what we make it -- let the sad memories slip through & reach for the happy ones, which luckily far outway the sad

Re: Renegade (4:46pm December 24, 2012):

I've always loved the "gift of the magi" & think it's about as perfect a holiday story as they come :)

Re: Deliver Me From Temptation (5:43pm December 21, 2012):

me -- over my head? never (excuse me while I jump out of the way of that lightening bolt ;) :D In honesty, I can say I'm ejoying the series & looking forward to more :)

Re: Jane's Gift (4:59pm December 8, 2012):

there are several :) but 2 that comes out over the holiday are Gena Showalter's Last Kiss Goodnight & Jennifer Ashley's The Seduction of Elliot McBride though hoping to Miranda Neville's The Importance of Being Wicked for reading on Christmas :)

Re: The Bridegroom Wore Plaid (8:30pm December 6, 2012):

those are indeed some pretty interesting facts. thanks for sharing & congrats on the new release

Re: Enslaved (8:38pm November 9, 2012):

i enjoy heroes that are somehow wounded or feeling lost, as if they are now less than they were & therefore "not worthy", enjoy seeing them redeemed in their own self image thanks to the love of/for their heroine

Re: Renegade (7:46pm November 6, 2012):

can't say I remember my first date (or kiss) but I do remember seeing my twin nieces for the 1st time shortly after they were born (see as I was just a teenager, it was pretty cool to be an aunt for the 1st time). Also remember the first visit & dinner at my house after the closing & knowing it was all mine (well, one corner was all mine & the rest the bank's but that was a mere technicallity I was willing to ignore) :) congrats on the release

Re: Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (5:52pm October 26, 2012):

christmas & love just go together ;) it's a time of family togetherness & being grateful for blessings

Re: The Last Victim (6:17pm August 5, 2012):

if you don't love the char/story you wrote, I would think it would be harder to write so others would to. Congrats on the continued success.

Re: Deception (11:44pm July 30, 2012):

I don't quite fit the romance heroine mold either so you're not alone :) your latest heroine sounds great though, much as I'd would like to think I'd be if I was in fact a romance book heroine :)

Re: Scotsmen Prefer Blondes (12:38pm July 22, 2012):

Enjoy the pomp & structure of the period -- balls , calls & prominades in
the park, the gowns, the dashing gents finding ways to circumvent the
rules & watchful guardians, the flirting & banter -- so many things rto
enjoy :-)

Re: It Begins with a Kiss (8:41pm July 3, 2012):

always interesting how one thing can to another & then to something else you wouldn't expect but right were you want. congrats :)

Re: Wicked Nights (10:03am June 29, 2012):

there's been different ones, but one guy who caught my attention quickly & finally had his story told several books later was Joanna Bourne's Adrian/Hawker

Re: The Casanova Code (11:30pm June 18, 2012):

values family/friends, good with animals & kids, handy around house & kitchen, sense of humor, likes cuddling :)

Re: More Than A Stranger (7:29pm June 2, 2012):

oops, forgot my email -- dknybutinva (at) aol (dot) com :)

Re: More Than A Stranger (7:27pm June 2, 2012):

sounds like a definate dilema ;) I say go & just remember that the part of the country you didn't see includes tons of strapping young men with killer legs in kilts and melt you where you stand lilts and brow lifts (of course that's the part I'll be visiting -- if only in my dreams) ;)

Re: Seeker Of Shadows (10:22pm May 30, 2012):

there have been some books that were well hyped that didn't do it for me, but I sometimes think the hype gets the expectations so high that it's hard for them to be met. and sometimes what works for me doesn't match with what works for someone else -- just different tastes. congrats on your release :)

Re: A Lady's Revenge (10:53pm April 26, 2012):

vengence plots can be a little tricky, but if well done and not mean or cruel spirited & with a good romance to it they can be enjoyable as well.

Re: The Zen Man (11:23pm April 18, 2012):

there's lots of good old detectives out there -- nick charles (the thin man), remington steele (tv), spencer & jessie stone (robert b parker) just to name a few :)

Re: True Highland Spirit (8:09pm March 30, 2012):

sounds great :) love a lady that can take care of things herself when need be & not afraid to do so :)

Re: Oracle's Moon (7:13pm March 19, 2012):

what an interesting way to describe your approach -- it makes sense too :) & when it comes to books, you're a great cook :)

Re: Sweet Enemy (9:15am March 7, 2012):

1st off congrats on the release! what do I anticipate while reading a romance -- other than just the "hurray HEA" moment, I guess would be the getting to that point ;)

Re: Fever (9:12am March 7, 2012):

thanks for the morning chuckle :D

Re: The Rogue Pirate's Bride (9:04pm February 24, 2012):

the hea is a big part of why I enjoy reading romances but the getting to that point is also a big part of the enjoyment.

Re: Stud (7:48pm February 8, 2012):

I don't tend to get out to the movies too often & the movies I watch tend not to based upon stories I've read. guess my movie & book tastes just tend to differ ;)

Re: Fever (8:57am January 25, 2012):

some good advice, best of luck on your release

Re: Dreamers (10:54am January 21, 2012):

what an interesting & different sounding book. think that would "blow my mind" if it happened to me, have to say i'm intrigued as to how your herione handles it.

Re: Sins Of The Highlander (9:10am January 12, 2012):

thanks for the excerpt :) must have trait would be patience as that helps foster some other traits I'd like my hero to have :)

Re: The Highlander's Heart (10:40am November 16, 2011):

the poor guy, sounds like he's run into a bit of trouble. although sounds like a delightfully tortured hero to me :)

Re: The Norse King's Daughter (7:36pm September 29, 2011):

hate reading slumps, though just not having just the right book in the tbr pile that your "in the mood" for when you would like to read is just as bad ;) I sometimes will try switching up time periods or genres, though there are times when a fave off the keeper shelf is perfect cause you just know you'll enjoy it and it will get you over the hump. So looking forward to your latest! congrats on it's release :D

Re: Tempted (8:39am September 15, 2011):

book sounds great -- love it when the damsel turns out to be the one to come to the rescue after all. :)

Re: Lord and Lady Spy (10:04am September 8, 2011):

interesting casting. not sure about Daniel Criag but think Liam & Hopkins are great choices

Re: Redeeming The Rogue (8:08am August 31, 2011):

wild wild west -- brings back childhood memories of saturday afternoons watching westerns w/ mom :) those 2 guys were very complimentary partners, what an intriguing addition to your book ;) Just let him know that the right lady will show up if he's patient and let you "look" for her in peace (or else you'll create all sorts of havic and trouble for them) :)

Re: Loved By A Warrior (8:57am July 6, 2011):

I always enjoyed reading mythology growing up (& still do enjoy it) unfortunately as people became more advance myths went from interesting stories to explain things or give hope to the modern urban legends which are often depressing or ridiculous. I'll stick with enjoying the good old myths. However, on the flip side, curses aren't generally blamed for things going wrong any more (at least not literally).

Re: Forced to Kill (9:58am June 4, 2011):

interesting article, gotta love a good hero no matter.

Re: Bastian (12:28pm May 1, 2011):

it hasn't happened to me, but my sister was friends w/ her now husband for a couple years before they fell in love & married. They've been married for about 35 years and going strong so it certainly can work out well that way.

Re: My Favorite Countess (11:59pm April 28, 2011):

I've enjoyed different doctor shows over the years (though don't watch any currently). I think my faves were MASH (of course, having grown up during those years) and later Trapper & Gonzo from Trapper John MD -- they were both sexy, sweet & slightly goofy :) Congrats on the upcoming release!

Re: A Marriage of Inconvenience (12:38pm April 16, 2011):

yes, i admit i am a little bit of a control freak. I'm not so interested in controlling what others do, but do want control over things that effect "my little world"

Re: Laird of Darkness (9:16pm March 24, 2011):

I always enjoy a nice change of pace. :) Keeps the books interesting and reading enjoyable.

Re: Highland Heat (8:59am March 21, 2011):

Your book sounds interesting with characters I'd like to get to know (I'm a fan of strong individuals). Your grandmother sounds like a very smart woman with excellent advice there, thanks for sharing & reminding us of that.

Re: An Unlikely Countess (3:41pm March 19, 2011):

i think it's human nature to want better (particularly if we've tried it before) otherwise we'd still be living in caves & tents and the lottery wouldn't be big business for the state treasuries. I don't think a hero or herione who got knocked down and was happily content would be interesting as one who struggles to improve their circumstances (whether they started down or are attempting to reclaim a prior status). one of the charms of regency romances is some of the glitz & glitter of the aristocrats and their "world".

Re: A Taste of Seduction (8:49am March 11, 2011):

glad you're doing better and that you Anthony to "help" you through it all and that you're able to share him with the rest of us.

Re: What I Did For A Duke (8:30pm March 10, 2011):

Loved the excerpt (I need to catch my breath from it ;) can't wait till work is caught up & I get to read the whole book :)

Re: Seducing The Governess (11:04pm March 8, 2011):

I've picked up little bits of history or "how it may have been then" info from reading historicals. Looking forward to reading your latest.

Re: Scandal of the Year (7:01pm March 4, 2011):

a good veteran at something gets to be one (particularly in creative fields such as writing) by not thinking of themselves as one but instead continues to feel lucky and as if they're learning. keep it up :)

Re: Pleasure Me (12:34pm January 14, 2011):

I, like others, enjoy getting "lost" in the story, another time/place far away from the days headaches. A good story can help relax & rejuvinate.

Like that your new book has the older woman-younger man (which is rare in historicals) as well as the experienced woman-unexperienced man (which is uncommon as well). It makes for a unique story & can't help but want to see how it all works out.

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