U. S. Marshal Jamie MacLaren will do whatever he must to find people who have been abducted, then return them to their families. This includes the woman who betrayed him then disappeared from his life.
Victoria Wicklund has endured numerous obstacles since she left Fire Mountain. None as frightening as being the victim of a kidnapping. At least that is what she thought until Jamie MacLaren appeared to rescue her. He was older, just as handsome as she remembered, and as unforgiving as the Arizona sun in summer.
Neither expects the desire they shared many years before to still burn as strong as ever. Nor do they anticipate the accusations upon their return to Fire Mountain. Will Jamie seek revenge, turning his back on the only woman he ever loved? Can Victoria forgive herself enough to trust the one man who can help her?
I have been writing most of my life, but only recently began the transition into fiction. Historical romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and short stories are what keep me reading, so that is the focus of my writing.
I was born in
grew up between a growing beach town and a small town at the base of the San Bernardino mountains. My mother originally
planned to name me Katherine, but she read an article in the paper about a
woman named Shirleen shortly before my birth, so instead of having a cool
nickname, like Kate, I am simply Shirleen. My mainstays growing up were
all the Nancy Drew mystery books; I loved them. Eventually I moved on to
mysteries, suspense stories, crime novels, and romance. Pride and Prejudice
will always be one of my favorites.
life changes have allowed me to live in Oregon,
Colorado, and . Everywhere I have lived has
been inspirational in one way or another, giving me the opportunity to meet
remarkable people with their own stories to tell. I've sailed, skied,
owned horses plus lots of other animals, and ridden various off-road
vehicles. I enjoy dancing, fishing, hunting, being the back-seater on my
husband's Harley, traveling and, of course, reading and writing. Arizona
Prior to transitioning to writing fiction, I worked for Fortune 500 and many smaller, start-up companies. Fortunately, I regained my sanity long enough to start my own consulting firm, which I still maintain today.
My husband and I spend most of our time at our main home in the mountains of
our second home in Southern California.
Between us we have five boys with growing careers and families of their
So, from my perspective, my life is a success and always an adventure. I wouldn't change a thing; well, except finding more time to write.
I love hearing from readers, so please feel email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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