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EXCERPT #3 DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna

May 13, 2018

DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna EXCERPT #3

Sloan Kennedy is a badass and she makes no apologies for it.

Sometimes it is more dangerous to try and love someone who walked away from you than facing a firefight….

DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna
Book 10, Delos Series
Release: 5.14.18
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EXCERPT 3, Chapter 1

Sloan…
Dan missed her so damned much he couldn’t put it into words. He’d met her at Bagram, at a canteen. She was an 18 Delta combat medic attached to a Special Forces A team, one of the few women in that role. But damn, that woman knocked him off his feet, grabbed his heart, and never let it go.

Closing his eyes, he finished off the last of his beer. Just thinking about her again, about their torrid affair with one another, made him feel hope. But the crash changed everything. Stretching out on the old couch, he pushed his legs to the other end of it, settling his head against the arm of the sofa. He closed his eyes.

Sloan…

Even as he was coming out of the worst of his nightmare, he remembered their love affair. He pictured her oval face, those kind, understanding gray eyes. He could still feel her long fingers sliding across his body. She had poured all her nurturing care into him, and it made the dirtiness, the terror, and shame he carried over the helo crash, dissolve. And she’d been his until he’d been a jerk and walked out of her life without an explanation. He had no one to blame but himself. Like everything else in his life, he destroyed the good.

Dragging in a ragged breath, he felt sleep taking hold of him again. Sloan…I miss you so damned much. I wish I hadn’t been such a coward…I’m sorry I hurt you. You saved my life that night. You and your team. And I repaid you by walking out of your life and never telling you why.

Grief slid through him, wrapping around his slowly beating heart—grief over losing Sloan. She had been so damned special, and cool and calm in a firefight. He could still remember her whispering words of hope in his ear as she’d leaned over him, trying to stop the bleeding from his shattered right arm that night. Dan knew he was bleeding out from that bullet wound he’d sustained in the cockpit. They could have all died that night, but the captain of the A team got them out of there and into one of the thousands of limestone caves that peppered the Hindu Kush, hiding them from the Taliban.

Dan remembered everything from the days in those darkened caves. The Taliban were crawling around the mountains, hunting them. If the Army tried to send another helo in to rescue their sorry asses, it would have been destroyed.

Through it all, Sloan had tended him. They had been lovers for a year and a half before that, still going together when Dan crashed and got wounded.

The last thing Dan thought as he drifted off into an exhausted sleep was that the joke was on him. It was all his fault that he’d lost the only woman he’d ever, truly cared about, and he ended up living to remember it all—every last detail of that night whether he wanted to or not.

BACK COVER COPY:

Sloan Kennedy and Dan Malloy met at Bagram and shared a passionate month-long affair. Their relationship was supposed to be no strings, but Sloan fell hard for the Night Stalker pilot. Things changed after the two were involved in a rescue mission that ended in the death of Dan’s co-pilot. Riddled with guilt over the accident and the loss of his friend, Dan walked away from Sloan and his military career.

Four years later, Dan is a pilot for Delos, flying team members to their various charities in Sudan. When chatter starts up that terrorists are targeting one of them, Dan is assigned a security escort from Artemis on his next mission. He is shocked when his bodyguard turns out to be the woman who has haunted his dreams for years — Sloan Kennedy.

Thrown together again, old feelings bubble to the surface, but danger is lurking nearby. Sloan and Dan will be lucky to walk away from this mission with their lives-and hearts-intact.


Sloan Kennedy was a badass and made no apologies for it.

LINKS:

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DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna EXCERPT #2

May 9, 2018

DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna EXCERPT #2

Sometimes it is more dangerous to try and love someone who walked away from you than facing a firefight….

DANGEROUS by Lindsay McKenna
Book 10, Delos Series
Release: 5.14.18
Pre-order now!!!!

EXCERPT 2, Chapter 1

One moment, Dan was conscious in the flailing helicopter. The next, his helmet was struck hard, snapping back his head against the seat, the force of it stunning him into semi-consciousness.

He heard the A-team leader screaming at him to egress. Groggy, he barely lifted his eyelids, his NVGs still in place. He saw several members of the team sprinting toward the wounded helicopter now on the ground. They were screwed. This bird wasn’t going to ever get off the ground again. More noise, screams, and orders, filtered through his semi-conscious state. Trying to unsnap the harness, he found his wounded right arm wouldn’t work. Pain raced up the limb as he fumbled with the clip, trying to get it to release. The smell of fuel was everywhere. The blades were slowing down, the engines off. But he hadn’t been able to reach the fuel bladders to shut off the fuel to the engines. Kerosene was leaking into the helicopter now, the smell making him nauseated. One bullet…one bullet could blow this thing up, and they’d become an instant fireball.

Dan tried weakly to escape, but couldn’t. He felt more than saw two A-team members squeezing into the cockpit area. His brain wouldn’t work. He tried to tell them Andy was wounded, but all that came out was a grunt. The pain was so bad that he felt faint from it. Someone leaned over him, instantly releasing the buckle, the harness opening. Whoever it was, quickly helped him get rid of the nylon straps and he was being hauled out of his seat and into the area behind the cockpit.

He heard things. A woman’s voice? He knew that voice! It was Sloan Kennedy. What the hell? And then, someone jerked the cord from his helmet out of the ICS, and he heard nothing more. Bullets were snapping and flying all around them. The helmet protected Dan’s ears up to a point; all sounds were muffled. He couldn’t make out what was being said by the two soldiers who were dragging his sorry ass out of that helo, trying to save his life. And then, Dan lost consciousness because his wounded arm slammed into the opened door, the agony arcing upward, swallowing him whole.

Jerking into an upright position on his soaked bed, his breathing came in ragged, harsh gasps. He pushed his shaking fingers through his short black hair. Moonlight filtered through his second-story apartment. A commercial jet was taking off from the airport nearby, the sound of the engines vibrating through the thin glass of the open window near his bed.

Damn!

He got up and gripped the dresser nearby, hanging his head. All of the emotions he felt the night of the crash coming back, gutting him once again. He needed a cold beer. Dan glared at the clock on the dresser. It was three a.m. He forced himself out of the tiny bedroom and down the narrow hall to the bathroom. He stunk of fear, sweat still rolling down his chest, the adrenaline making him feel like someone had ripped the skin off his body, leaving him vulnerable to everything about that crash years earlier.

Would the crash ever stop replaying in his dreams? Dan fumbled for the light switch. The bathroom was small, like everything else about this apartment. A cockroach raced up the yellowed wall opposite the plastic-enclosed shower stall. He slammed his palm against it, killing it. The little bastard. The apartment swam with cockroaches. They infested everything, no matter what he did. Never mind the landlord piled garbage outside the building half a story high, and the garbage truck never came around once a week, as it should. He hated Sudan for its lack of basic cleanliness. But it was better than the alternative. People lived in grass huts with dirt floors around them in most places. Here, at the port on the Red Sea, there were stucco homes, but only the rich could afford them. Everywhere else it was squalor, and tents made from pieces of corrugated aluminum. He’d seen this in Afghanistan. Now here.

Dan wanted that beer—he craved it—but he needed a shower first. He felt hot, sweaty, and fevered, turning on the tap for cold water. In October, the heat in Sudan still climbed into the eighties during the day and hovered near seventy-five at night. His air conditioner, if it could be called that, was barely working.

The tap water was tepid but felt damned good as it poured over him. He tipped his head up, eyes closed, his hands on either side of the stall to stop himself from falling because his knees were still shaking. Dan appreciated the water like it was life itself—and in Sudan water was life in this mostly desert country.

He opened his eyes because when they were closed, it dragged him back into the crash—the smells, the sounds, the icy coldness biting into his flight suit covered body. He shook with tension, his breath slowing, but still uneven as he oriented himself to the here and now.
This friggin’ nightmare always hit at full moon time, at least once, sometimes twice in a seven-day period. Those nights were raw, and he bled from his soul. Hot tears jammed into his eyes, and he pressed his brow against the shower stall, closing them, their salty trails spilling into the corners of his opened mouth. He never cried. Not ever. But every time the nightmare happened, he cried no matter how hard he fought against it.

Because of him, Andy had died in that crash when an AK-47 bullet struck his chest. Both A-team medics tried to save his life as the firefight blazed around them, but it was no use.

He was passed out as two of the Special Forces team members carried him out of that helo. He’d awakened minutes later, one medic working over him, the other, working over Andy. Dan could still hear Andy’s gasps and cries. He would never forget that night or the pleading from Andy. That crash was his fault.

His wife Sable was without husband now and their two little girls, Olivia and Karen, without a father. His two crewmen in the rear had also been injured, but not half as bad as Andy and Dan. Andy died an hour later. The rest of them survived to remember it.

God, if only I’d hammered that bird to the ground. Why didn’t I?

Dan felt destroyed by that one question. If he’d stuck the bird, the Taliban wouldn’t have had the target they acquired. Their bullets would have hit the rear side of the helo. Everyone would have been protected to a degree. Andy would still be alive.
He was such a screw-up.

Stay tuned for the next excerpt!

BACK COVER COPY:
Sloan Kennedy and Dan Malloy met at Bagram and shared a passionate month-long affair. Their relationship was supposed to be no strings, but Sloan fell hard for the Night Stalker pilot. Things changed after the two were involved in a rescue mission that ended in the death of Dan’s co-pilot. Riddled with guilt over the accident and the loss of his friend, Dan walked away from Sloan and his military career.

Four years later, Dan is a pilot for Delos, flying team members to their various charities in Sudan. When chatter starts up that terrorists are targeting one of them, Dan is assigned a security escort from Artemis on his next mission. He is shocked when his bodyguard turns out to be the woman who has haunted his dreams for years — Sloan Kennedy.

Thrown together again, old feelings bubble to the surface, but danger is lurking nearby. Sloan and Dan will be lucky to walk away from this mission with their lives-and hearts-intact.


Sloan Kennedy was a badass and made no apologies for it.

LINKS:

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BN.com
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dangerous-lindsay-mckenna/1128209201?ean=2940159028648
Come visit me at: http://www.lindsaymckenna.comStay tuned for the next excerpt!

Excerpt: Wind River Rancher for the HEA/USA Today blog!

December 26, 2016

Hi Readers!
I hope you’ve had a warm, fuzzy Christmas!

I’ve given HEA/USA Today blog an in-depth look at why I wrote Wind River Rancher. The hero, Reese Lockhart, was shattered by PTSD, but still fighting to be whole once more. It is the story of a homeless vet fighting to turn his life around. Shay Crawford, owner of the Bar C, a safe haven for down-on-their-luck vets who can get a wrangling job and retrieve their pride and self-confidence once more.

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Don’t miss this eye-opening and deeply personal blog that I’ve written. It will explain so much as to why I write about our military people and also those with PTSD.

Exclusive excerpt: ‘Wind River Rancher’ by Lindsay McKenna

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GOODREADS GIVEAWAY: Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna!! 10 WINNERS!!

November 29, 2016

GOODREADS GIVEAWAY: Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna!!

Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just came out!

Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just came out!

If you’re a Goodreads member, run over and sign up!! TEN lucky person is gonna get a copy of my book!!!

Roan Taggart is a ex-Special Forces operator who has chosen the life of a cowboy and more peace in his life. But that peace is going to blow up like a roadside IED shortly….

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FLORIDA LIBRARY HAS SPECIAL LINDSAY MCKENNA DISPLAY!

November 2, 2016

Hi Readers!

FLORIDA LIBRARY HAS SPECIAL LINDSAY MCKENNA DISPLAY!

Titusville, Florida, Public LIbrary with their Lindsay McKenna book display--plus SWAG that the patrons can have!

Titusville, Florida, Public LIbrary with their Lindsay McKenna book display–plus SWAG that the patrons can have!

Linda Townsend, one of the five Kensington Facebook Take Over for Wind River Wrangler, was a winner (she won a ‘mini-Roan’ bookmark, plus other swag), had asked if I had any ‘extra’ swag for 2 libraries that she frequented where she lived. I said: of course I do! 😉

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I love libraries and I adore the librarians! They love books just as much as any reader or author. Did you know that from my sophomore to senior year at Medford Senior H.S., I worked in the library every day we had school. It must have been a foreshadowing of my life as a writer! I love libraries!

Today, 11.2.16, I got this photo and email from Brenda Reilly, who is the Head of Reference at the Titusville (Florida) Public Library.
After receiving the photo she took, I sent her back a thank you email message. For Libraries who want to work with me, I have ‘special’ SWAG for them, besides what I’d sent to Brenda. I have a cool handbag with the Delos symbol on it, plus a really neat spiral-bound notebook! I’ll be sending her 20 of each and I’m SURE her patrons will love them!

I also mentioned to her that I just had a new book out, Wind River Wrangler, Kensington Books, so added it in the photo too! I need to get MORE bookmarks from my publisher because I ran out (all given away)! Would love to put some of them into my next library box ;-). BUT….I was able to give them some super cool Kensington Wild Card decks!! BUT, I was able to giveaway Kensington’s much sought after WILD CARD deck of playing cards!!!

Special Library only SWAG from Lindsay McKenna photos:

For Libraries only, special SWAG for their patrons!  Here is a handy Delos Series bag.  I also put in the notebook AND a copy of Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just out!

For Libraries only, special SWAG for their patrons! Here is a handy Delos Series bag. I also put in the notebook AND a copy of Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just out!

Photos: Titusville Public Library display of Lindsay McKenna books, plus SWAG that patrons can choose from!

Close look at the spiral bound notebook–too cool

SWAG for public library patrons!  This is a very COOL spiral bound notebook---check out the PEN at the bottom that comes with it!  Unique!

SWAG for public library patrons! This is a very COOL spiral bound notebook—check out the PEN at the bottom that comes with it! Unique!


Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just came out!

Wind River Wrangler, Book 1, just came out!

and for those who own an iPad and iBooks? A FREE BONUS CHAPTER from Wind River Wrangler!! Go here:

FREE BONUS CHAPTER to iBook/Apple readers!  Go here to get your download!

FREE BONUS CHAPTER to iBook/Apple readers! Go here to get your download!

EXCERPT! Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna. CHOOSING YOUR BATTLES….

October 25, 2016

Hi READERS!
RELEASE DAY!!! Today, Wrangler is available to one and all in paperback, ebook and audio! I hope you enjoy the last excerpt from the book!

EXCLUSIVE GIFTS if you pre-order and they'll show up in your email box a day before the release date!

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INTERVIEW:
Lindsay McKenna: If you’ve ever been stalked (and I have), it’s a terrible, 24 hour a day feeling of being hunted by an invisible hunter who wants to hurt you. I used that experience in this book and Shiloh’s reactions to her stalker, are from my own life laid over hers.

SCENE SET UP:
Shiloh Gallagher, an Easterner, a ‘tenderfoot,’ has been at the Wind River Ranch in Wyoming for almost 2 weeks. Roan Taggart, wrangler and her ‘babysitter,’ is riding with her. He and his men are taking a large herd of buffalo and herding them into a new area to graze. Shiloh has second thoughts about riding into the pasture at all…

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Here is an exclusive excerpt:
“Shiloh was looking at all the brown humped buffalo cows and their frolicking calves. It looked bucholic. But the animals were huge! She saw about half a mile away on the opposite side of the pasture, two wranglers opening up the large gate to allow the mothers and calves to come through to the lush, green area. She saw Roan pick up his radio and talk to the other wranglers. Seesawing between staying outside the gate and following Roan in, she saw him finish off his chat with the wranglers.

Stuffing the radio into his saddlebags, Roan looked up at Shiloh. “Well?”

“I’m waffling.”

He grinned. “Yes, you are.”

Making a face, Shiloh admitted, “I don’t want you to think I’m a weenie.”

Chuckling, Roan lifted his hat and moved his gloved fingers through his hair. “I would never think that of you, Shiloh.” He came over and rested his hand against the rear of her saddle, looking up into her indecisive features.

“I’ll respect you no matter what you decide. Okay?”

Grimacing, she muttered, “I’m going in with you.” Looking around, anger tinging her voice, she added, “I’m tired of feeling scared all the time, Roan. If I was back in New York City, I’d be sitting imprisoned in my apartment, feeling like a convict behind bars because somewhere out there, a man wants to hurt me and I don’t know who it is.”

His heart wrenched. Roan eased his hand down her arm and caught her gloved fingers. “You don’t have to prove anything to me. All right?”

She tucked her lower lip between her teeth, squeezing his hand in return. “I’m just tired of being scared, Roan.”

“I know, Darlin’. But if you decide to come in, do it for yourself. Okay?”

Roan was right, she realized. “Yes,” she muttered, releasing his hand even though she didn’t want too. Just the intimacy Roan had automatically established with her, calmed her, helped her sort out what was really going on. “They’re just big, is all.

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EXCERPT 3! Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna. RESISTING SHILOH….OR CAN HE?

October 24, 2016

Hi READERS!

This is so much fun sharing slivers and slices of Wind River Wrangler with you just before it’s release date of 10.25.16. Here’s the next one! Enjoy 😉

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Interview:
Lindsay McKenna: Every writer I know, including myself, has had Writer’s Block at one time or another. And Shiloh, being a New York Times romance writer, has it when she goes to visit Maud and Steve Whitcomb at their ranch in Wind River Valley. Roan Taggart, the wrangler and ex-black ops soldier, has been dissolving some of her fear of being found once more by her stalker. Let’s drop in on an exclusive excerpt with them as they eat their meal at the employee house:

SCENE SET UP:
Maud and Steve Whitcomb, owners of the ranch, had been friends with Shiloh Gallagher’s family for decades. They have invited Shiloh to stay as long as she wants with them. Roan Taggart has just gotten writer Shiloh Gallagher assigned to the employee house. It has been two weeks since Shiloh moved in and shares the employee house with him. The wrangler’s other job is to more or less ‘babysit’ Shiloh. Reluctant about the assignment at first, as time goes on, Roan finds out more about her…

EXCERPT 3 RESISTING SHILOH….OR CAN HE?

“Later, as they sat at one another’s elbows, eating dinner at the employee house where they lived, Roan detected a subtle sense of happiness around Shiloh. Again, nothing obvious, but his operator’s senses told him that. “You said you were writing a chapter? On your latest book? The one that’s due to your editor’s desk?”

“Yes.” She shrugged. “I woke up this morning WANTING to write for the first time since coming here.” She met his gray gaze, seeing interest in them. Roan, she was discovering, missed nothing. He listened to her without ever interrupting her flow of thought. “First time.”

“Is this a good thing?” he wondered, adding more spoonfuls of whipped potatoes onto his plate.

“Sure is,” she sighed, giving him a look of relief. “I’ve had writer’s block for the last six months. I just haven’t felt the driving passion to write.” She added some green beans onto her plate. “Ever since the stalker came into my life, my writing has turned off.”

“Kind of expected?”

“I suppose,” Shiloh muttered. “It’s hurt me in so many ways, seen and unseen.”

“It’s what we in the military call psy ops or psychological warfare.”

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on 10.25.16

EXCERPT! Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna. THREE A.M. and JARRED OUT OF BED….

October 23, 2016

Hi READERS!

This is so much fun sharing slivers and slices of Wind River Wrangler with you just before it’s release date of 10.25.16. Here’s the next one! Enjoy 😉

Lindsay McKenna: Roan Taggart is a man of few words, but a lot of action. He’s learned to stuff his emotions down deep inside of him in order to be a black ops soldier. The last thing on his mind is a relationship with a woman….maybe….here’s an exclusive excerpt for you:

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SCENE SET UP:
Roan Taggart has just gotten Shiloh Gallagher, the author, into the employee house. She’s been assigned a bedroom by Maud Whitcomb. It has been nearly a week since Shiloh moved in and shares the house with him.

EXCERPT: THREE A.M.– …AND JARRED OUT OF SLEEP….
“Roan snapped awake. It took a millisecond for him to key his hearing. Moonlight filtered weakly through the semi-opaque curtains pulled across both windows. His six senses were online and he quietly moved out of bed. He wore only a pair of dark blue cotton pajama bottoms, his upper body naked. Twisting the door knob, the door quietly opened. Slipping like a shadow into the darkened hall, he sensed someone moving around out in the kitchen. Shiloh? He glanced at the watch on his wrist. Three a.m.

Halting in the living room, he saw Shiloh in the kitchen, putting a copper tea kettle on the stove. Her hair was unruly and she was wearing pale pink silky pajama bottoms and a pink cotton tee that outlined her breasts to perfection.

Hell.

She looked sleepy, hair tangled and wasn’t exactly graceful with her movements. The sense that she could not really take care of herself came across strongly to Roan. It wasn’t that Shiloh was weak or stupid. And maybe because of his black ops training, he was at the other end of the spectrum; too alert and having that situational awareness that could help save his life. She was obviously sleepy, rubbing her eyes, yawning.

There wasn’t anything to dislike about her and Roan’s mouth flexed downward and thinned. Shiloh wasn’t helpless, just not aware of her surroundings. Maybe he could help her open up her awareness a little more since she was being stalked. It could save her life some day.”
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EXCERPT from Wind River Wrangler by Lindsay McKenna on her SECONDARY CHARACTERS

October 21, 2016

Hi Readers!
I’m going to put out a series of blogs between now and 10.25.16, when Wind River Wrangler is released! I thought you might like to know some inside, secret information from author to reader, about this book, and about the characters. Today, I’m going to speak about my secondary characters I created for the book. I hope you enjoy this EXCERPT from a scene with Maud Whitcomb, a very important secondary character in my book!

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INTERVIEW WITH LINDSAY MCKENNA ON CREATING WIND RIVER WRANGLER!

Lindsay McKenna: I love my secondary characters and I try to make them as interesting and with as much depth and breadth as my hero and heroine. Meet Maud Whitcomb, the owner of the Wind River Ranch in the valley! She’s a fifty-year old, take-no-prisoners, strong ranching woman with a heart of gold. Let’s drop in on an exclusive excerpt with her and Shiloh Gallagher, the heroine!

SET-UP FOR SCENE: Shiloh Gallagher has just been picked up at the Jackson Hole Airport by Roan Taggart, wrangler for Maud and Steve Whitcomb. Maud is a long time friend of Shiloh’s family and has invited her to come and stay as long as she wants. Shiloh has been stalked by an unknown man and it has rattled her after six months of being hunted. Her writing is her livelihood and since the stalking has ramped up, she’s gotten writer’s block. Maud invites her to come West to stay at their Wind River Ranch. And now, we’re dropping in on a conversation between Maud and Shiloh at the ranch….

EXCERPT:

“Maud smiled. “Did Roan find you at the airport in time?”

“He sure did. About scared the crap out of me.”

“Oh?”


“He came up behind me and called my name. I about jumped out of my skin.”


 Maud smiled. “Did he tell you he was in black ops? US Army? A Special Forces weapons sergeant?”


Rolling her eyes, Shiloh said, “No, but it sure explains to me why he came up behind me so silent. I never heard or felt him coming. He’s pretty closed mouth.” And then she laughed a little. “Well, if he was black ops, why wouldn’t he be that way? Right?” She grinned over at Maud, who chuckled.

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FLASH GIVE AWAY BY KENSINGTON BOOKS for a copy of WIND RIVER WRANGLER by Lindsay McKenna!

October 19, 2016

Hi Readers!
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Here’s the FLASH GIVEAWAY video and instructions on how to sign up to win a copy of Book 1 of my Wind River Valley series! Good luck!

FLASH GIVEAWAY.  Check it out!  Good luck!

FLASH GIVEAWAY. Check it out! Good luck!


What fun I’ve had today, “taking over” Kensington Books’ Facebook page! If you love cowboys, romance and suspense? Check out Wind River Wrangler!

And the link to the giveaway landing page: http://bit.ly/2eSxLTO

Hope you win!!!
Stay in touch with my Wind River Valley Series at:
http://www.kensingtonbooks.com/author.aspx/31757