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Emily Strayhorn, a therapist working with military PTSD patients, is being stalked. When she seeks help from the Brotherhood Protectors, Cage is assigned to be her bodyguard until they can determine who is threatening her.
As danger escalates Cage takes his duties 24/7. Together they overcome barriers to their hearts and find the enemy threatening their lives and love.
Josephina Angelica Barrera-Ramirez or JoJo, as her friends call her, prefers to be left alone with the work she does on the machinery and vehicles of the Lost Valley Ranch. Suffering from situational amnesia brought on by an attack she sustained during a deployment to Afghanistan, she’s touchy about being touched and doesn’t take flak from anyone. When she becomes the target of a killer, a former Green Beret is assigned as her bodyguard. Forced to have the Green Beret around, her distrust of men is challenged and the wall around her heart crumbles.
When danger threatens, Max and JoJo must fight their own fears to defeat evil while losing the battle of their hearts to win a future together.
Jake Cogburn lost his leg, his career, his brotherhood and his will to live when he stepped on that IED in Afghanistan. Back in his home state of Colorado, he’s determined to bury himself as deeply as he can in a bottle of Jack Daniels until the pain in his leg and his heart is so numb he can no longer feel.
No man left behind
Hank Patterson refuses to let his buddy, Jake, slowly kill himself with alcohol. Hank’s plan to expand the Brotherhood Protectors into Colorado will only work if he can hire the best men for the job. He wants Jake and sends fellow Coloradan, Kujo, to pull Jake out of an alcohol-induced haze to work for the team. Hank’s contact has a place they can set up operations while flying under the radar—a flailing dude ranch, run by a former Marine Gunnery sergeant and his feisty daughter.
Rucker Juliet Tate is as unconventional as the name her father gave her upon her birth. After her mother died when RJ was only a baby, she was left in the capable hands of her taciturn Marine father to be raised tough and ready to accept any challenge. Including adopting a Military Working Dog with only three legs. Retraining the dog to live in a civilian world is practically a fulltime job. She’s up for it, until she witnesses a meeting she shouldn’t have seen and is thrown into the path of a killer who wants to wipe her memory, by erasing her from existence.
Jake’s first assignment as a Brotherhood Protector is to stick to the rebellious daughter of the owner of a dude ranch and make certain she doesn’t fall victim to the person gunning for her. Meanwhile, RJ fights to keep from falling victim to the love blossoming in her heart over the young Navy SEAL who dogs her every footstep. Even her German Shepherd likes the SEAL better than RJ. And worse…she finds herself falling for the cranky, one-legged frogman. Her challenge is to live long enough to see where these feelings take her.
Series Description: Fighting men, chosen for their skills, recommended by their peers and trained to protect, guard, extract and rescue, these men are the elite, the strong and perfect for their civilian assignments. Former military, special operations men, use their combat and intelligence skills to assist those in need. Brotherhood Protectors, the brainchild of Hank Patterson in Montana, has set up operations in the mountains of Colorado.
Living next door to Blade has its perks, but mostly is the bane to bartender, Sophia Phillips’s, existence. With an unfortunate crush on the man, she knows she doesn’t have a chance. He’s not into long-term romantic relationships, and she’s not his type. Stuck in friend zone, she convinces herself she’s content. Until Sophie wins a trip for two to Cancun and offers to share it with her best friend and neighbor, Blade.
After back-to-back deployments, Blade jumps at the chance to go on a stress-free vacation with a friend. It's all margaritas and beaches until they land in the middle of a Mexican drug cartel. Their cozy beach vacation heats up along with a passion neither expected.
Until he meets a nurse who’d risk her life for someone she doesn’t know…
After her mother died of a broken heart, nurse Nora Michaels joined the Army to do something to help others and to escape her sad memories. Deployed to Afghanistan, she hopes she’s making a difference, especially when she treats a cranky wounded soldier who just might be more broken than she is.
When the local orphanage where she volunteers is overrun by Taliban, Nora and the little orphan girls are kidnapped and taken into the hills where they are to be sold to sex traffickers.
They need a miracle to save them.
Rucker and his team receive intel on the location of the nurse and children taken from the orphanage. In an operation to save them, Rucker and Nora are separated from the others and must traverse enemy territory to find their way back to safety. Along the way, they learn to rely on and trust each other, discovering a passion they never expected to find in the harsh hills of a war-torn country.
As the daughter of a Turkish mother and the American ambassador to Turkey, Layla Grey, knows her place but refuses to stand by and do nothing about injustices toward women in her mother’s country. Hosting dignitaries by day, she runs covert operations at night to free women captured to be sold into the sex trade. Having a bodyguard assigned to her cramps her style and she chafes at the constraints.
After her enemies compromise her cover, all hell breaks loose, and Layla’s life is on the line. Bull is forced to go rogue in order to get Layla out of the country alive.
The #1 New York Times bestseller—a thrilling new romance from E L James, author of the phenomenal bestselling Fifty Shades Trilogy.
London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he's never had to work and he's rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family's noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It's a role he's not prepared for and one that he struggles to face.
But his biggest challenge is fighting his desire for an unexpected, enigmatic young woman who's recently arrived in England, possessing little more than a dangerous and troublesome past. Reticent, beautiful, and musically gifted, she's an alluring mystery, and Maxim's longing for her deepens into a passion that he's never experienced and dares not name. Just who is Alessia Demachi? Can Maxim protect her from the malevolence that threatens her? And what will she do when she learns that he's been hiding secrets of his own?
From the heart of London through wild, rural Cornwall to the bleak, forbidding beauty of the Balkans, The Mister is a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire that leaves the reader breathless to the very last page.
Kylie Adams loved Mac but chose to pursue her love of journalism first. Years later, she’s wondering if she made the wrong choice. A successful war correspondent in Afghanistan, she’s on the cusp of wanting more out of life than a career. Tagging along on an extraction mission with the Army, she ends up killing the brother of a high-powered Taliban leader. This action earns her a price on her head. Assigned a protector until she can get out of the country, she’s pleased that it’s a Delta Force soldier, her first love, Mac.
Together they navigate a war-torn country and their own feelings for each other. If they live through the terror, they might buy themselves a second chance at love.
Note: A shorter version of this story was released in the Danger & Desire Anthology. It has been expanded with added scenes for your reading pleasure.
After her singing partner is killed in a bus crash, Sunny Daye joins the USO. What better way to punish herself for surviving than to put herself at risk in a country full of conflict? When attempts are made to kidnap her, she’s given a choice…leave the country or accept another bodyguard for the remainder of her tour.
Enter Dash, the cocky, irreverent Delta Force soldier who seems to show up at the best/worst times to save the day.
Okay, if she has to have a bodyguard, she has a few rules he must follow:
One - Hands off
Two - No kissing
Three - No falling in love with the talent
With a grin and a wink, Dash agrees to her terms. But then Dash has never met a rule he wasn’t willing to break.
…is aiding and abetting the law
After saving a woman and baby from would-be kidnappers, ex-marine Matt Hennessey discovers he and Aubrey Blanchard have much in common—starting over, painful pasts and an ice-cold murder case. Their attraction is instant and undeniable. But as they search for the baby’s abducted sister, a human trafficking cartel threatens their lives. Can they bring down the vengeful criminals who don’t forgive…and never forget?
Seek thrills. Solve crimes. Justice served.
The Outriders Series
Book 1: Homicide at Whiskey Gulch
Book 2: Hideout at Whiskey Gulch
He’s home to set things right.
The moment he learns his father has been murdered, Delta Force soldier Trace Travis knows he must return home. But finding resourceful Lily Davidson, his high school sweetheart, helping his mother in the wake of the tragedy leaves him shaken. As old desires and deceits come flooding back, Trace partners with Lily to find his father’s killer—and overcome the circumstances that have always kept them apart.
From Harlequin Intrigue: Seek thrills. Solve crimes. Justice served.
The Outriders Series
Newly free-spirited Ivy Fremont, daughter of a senator, gave up her career as a lawyer to own and operate a gift shop, where mistakes won’t cost anyone his or her life. When her world is turned upside down and her life is threatened, her blind date and his team of Deltas launch a mission to Costa Rica to save her.
During their escape from a gnarly drug cartel, Ivy and Duff learn they have more in common than just their friends’ desire to get them together. Passions flare and walls around one intrepid soldier’s heart come tumbling down. They find in each other a reason to live and fight to give love a chance.
** Ivy's Delta is the 4th book in the Delta Team Three Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger endings.
** Operation Alpha is a fan-fiction world for Susan Stoker's novels. The characters in this series were introduced in Stoker's Delta Team Two series, specifically, book two, Shielding Kinley. You don't have to read that book to be engrossed in this series, but why wouldn't you want to? Enjoy!