The secret investigative group that Tate Carlisle works with has just discovered a major piece to the puzzle. Those responsible for trying to steer the governments of the world from the shadows are slowly being unmasked. While Tate has never stepped on a battlefield, she is most definitely in the fight of her life.
Tate’s new job as White House Press Secretary puts her in the line of fire from all sides. When she finds herself falling for her boss, the President of the United States, Tate is torn between her job, her duty, and her heart. She decides to put all of the cards on the table in a gamble that could end everything she has worked toward her whole life.
Tate finds herself deep in the secret world of payoffs, affairs, and a battle for the soul of the United States. Split-second decisions are now a matter of life and death . . . but will the next lead story be about her death or those she cares about?
Kathleen Brooks is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author. Kathleen’s stories are romantic suspense featuring strong female heroines, humor, and happily-ever-afters. Her Bluegrass Series and follow-up Bluegrass Brothers Series feature small town charm with quirky characters that have captured the hearts of readers around the world.
Kathleen is an animal lover who supports rescue organizations and other non-profit organizations such as Friends and Vets Helping Pets whose goals are to protect and save our four-legged family members.
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Valeria McGregor was a better shot, a better fighter, and smarter than everyone she’d ever gone up against as an agent for the DEA. Then she’d uncovered illegal activity within her own organization and was fired as part of a cover-up. That was how she’d joined the secret group who reports only to the president. Valeria fully plans to find the men and women hell bent on ruling the world from the shadows, but she also has revenge on the mind.
Valeria left the secret team thinking she could go undercover and get to the bottom of how this shadow group was funded. Valeria discovered too late that when it comes to true evil, it’s best to face it with your team at your back. Alone and on the run, Valeria is being hunted by some of the most dangerous people on the planet. She has learned how the shadow group has been funded and what they have planned next, but she still has to find out where. If the shadow group pulls it off, then there may be no stopping them.
Desperate to escape, Valeria calls her team only to find they aren’t close enough to help her. Grant Macay, a trusted Air Force Pararescueman, is brought into the fold and sent to rescue Valeria. With her past at the DEA alive and threatening her survival, and the world’s most vicious drug lord hunting her, Valeria and Grant must make their way back to the team to prepare for the battle of their lives.
Elizabeth is ordered to do whatever it takes to end this criminal organization, but she's also told that this is completely off the books. Nothing can point back to the president until the entire network is dismantled. Elizabeth can only rely on her team comprised of a computer whiz and a former Air Force Pararescueman to get to the bottom of the leaks. Every decision could cost them their freedom . . . or their lives.
What Elizabeth didn't count on was her heart becoming as entangled as the lies she tells to uncover the truth. With her heart now in the game, Elizabeth works on guarding those she loves as she dives headfirst into danger. Can Elizabeth follow the leads and take out the leaders of the secret group before the whole world is thrown into chaos?
Walker Greene can’t talk about his job. He can’t talk about what happened that one night off the coast of Nigeria when his team was ambushed. No one would believe him even if he could talk about it. But his training kept him alive until he was able to sneak back into his small hometown of Shadows Landing, South Carolina. But when people show up looking for Walker, he has no choice but to listen to his best friend, Dr. Gavin Faulkner, and turn to a total stranger for help.
Layne may be Gavin Faulkner’s estranged cousin, but that doesn’t mean she’ll drop everything to work with someone who Gavin refuses to tell her anything about . . . until she sees Walker Greene. All her protective instincts come alive upon seeing the wounded soldier and Layne knows there’s only one place to keep him safe—Keeneston. Walker becomes a hunted man, and Layne is determined to keep him safe as she finds herself drawn to him more and more each day.
Sophie Davies is the head of weapon development for a private firm contracted with the Department of Defense. Because of her knowledge and high security clearances, she has kept her job a secret for fear of kidnapping and sabotage. She always knew some groups would kill to learn what she knows, and now someone is trying to do just that.
Nash Dagher trained to become an elite weapon for the Rahmi Royal Family while he served at their horse farm in Keeneston. But for the past two years, Nash has been running an operation for the King—an operation once completed would result in his promotion to the head of security for the entire royal family in Rahmi. But when Nash discovers a threat against Sophie, he must decide what is more important: the job of his dreams or the life of the woman he loves. But will Sophie allow him back in her life?
Ryan Parker had always loved Sienna Ashton, but gave up on his fantasy years ago.
After working as an undercover FBI Agent in Los Angeles, Ryan gets a phone call telling him to come home to the small town of Keeneston, Kentucky. The woman he thought he was over is now in serious trouble.
Sienna Ashton fell in love with Ryan Parker too late. He was gone from her life before she realized what he really meant to her. Now working as a sports psychologist, Sienna finds herself helping others figure their lives out. She thinks her chance of happily ever after is long gone until a murder brings Ryan back into her life and entangles them in a battle for their heart and their lives.
Ryan and Sienna discover there is more going on than originally thought and now the two are in the fight of their lives. It doesn't take long for fireworks to ignite as passion and danger drive the couple toward a fate they never saw coming.
Bluegrass State of Mind
Mason, a New York City attorney with a love of all things Prada, is on
the run from a group of powerful, dangerous men. McKenna turns to a
teenage crush, Will Ashton, for help in starting a new life in beautiful
horse country. She finds that Will is now a handsome, successful race
horse farm owner. As the old flame is ignited, complications are aplenty
in the form of a nasty ex-wife, an ex-boyfriend intent on killing her,
and a feisty race horse who refuses to race without a kiss. Can Will and
McKenna cross the finish line together, and more importantly, alive?
De Luca, an ex-beauty queen who is not at all what she seems, leaves
the streets of New York after tracking the criminals out to destroy her.
She travels to Keeneston, Kentucky to make her final stand by the side
of her best friend, McKenna Mason. While in Keeneston, Danielle meets
the quiet and mysterious Mohtadi Ali Rahman, a modern day Prince. Can Mo
protect Dani from the group of powerful men in New York? Or will Dani
save the Prince from his rigid, loveless destiny?
the third book of the Bluegrass Series, Paige Davies finds her world
turned upside down as she becomes involved in her best friends'
nightmare. The strong-willed Paige doesn't know which is worse: someone
trying to kill her, or losing her dog to the man she loves to hate.
Agent Cole Parker can't decide whether he should strangle or kiss this
infuriating woman of his dreams. As he works the case of his career, he
finds that love can be tougher than bringing down some of the most
powerful men in America.
Paige Davies is the only girl in a family with five brothers. She can shoot, fight, and ride with the best of them. When she gets drawn into the battle for her two best friends’ lives, she knows she might end up being the next target. Paige may be a proud, independent woman, but even she knows that she must find help to stay alive. But does that help really have to come from the sexy and equally confident Cole Parker?
Cole Parker is an FBI agent in Lexington, Kentucky and doesn’t have time for some tough-acting country girl with killer legs after ending up in the middle of a national scandal. Neither Paige nor Cole can decide whether to strangle or kiss each other as the tension builds. As they work through the case of his career, both find that love can be tougher than bringing down some of the most powerful men in America.
Danielle De Luca worked hard to build a life she was proud of without help from her wealthy family, only to find that her life spinning out of control as some of the nation’s biggest power brokers were trying to end it. As a witness to a horrific crime, Danielle knows she is now a loose end. The determination she used to build her life is what she’ll need to stay alive.
As a prince of the small nation of Rahmi, Mohtadi Ali Rahmen went against his father’s wishes and followed his heart by moving to Keeneston, Kentucky to start a horse-racing farm. He knows his time to find love is short as he faces an arranged marriage to secure the royal bloodline. But then Danielle De Luca arrives in Keeneston with killers on her heels. Their connection is instant and he knows right away he’s found the woman of his dreams. Now Mohtadi must decide whether to follow his heart once more, even if it means only one side can walk away with their lives.
Riley Davies never backs down from a fight. She stands up for herself and those who can’t stand up for themselves. But she is just the manager of a farm and can only do so much . . . until a political matter threatens to ruin her farm and the town she loves. Driven to fight the injustice of losing the farm and having the town of Keeneston destroyed, Riley dusts off her cowboy boots and runs for the State Legislature.
State Trooper Matt Walz has always been the lone trooper assigned to Keeneston since he was a rookie. And sometimes it takes stepping away from the place and people you love to discover you want to come back. Matt finds out Riley, the woman who had sparked his interest before he left Keeneston, is embroiled in political intrigue and insists on being the one to protect her. Now Riley and the entire town are in danger due to someone looking to run their own political game . . . even if it means murder.