Kennedy Layne is a USA Today bestselling author. She draws inspiration for her military romantic suspense novels in part from her not-so-secret second life as a wife of a retired Marine Master Sergeant. He doubles as her critique partner, beta reader, and military consultant. They live in the Midwest with their teenage son and menagerie of pets. The loyal dogs and mischievous cats appreciate her writing days as much as she does, usually curled up in front of the fireplace. She loves hearing from readers—find out how to connect with her at www.kennedylayne.com.
Ryland had lived his life as the world’s most sought-after assassin by numerous clandestine government agencies. He’s been the best of the best while not making apologies for the contracts he’s executed. That was all taken from him when his obscured past was exposed by the malicious actions of a former employer, forcing him into an early retirement.
Dreams of the future…
Fallon Canna was a gifted profiler for the FBI with one goal—to figure out what made Travis Bowers tick. It had become an obsession to unravel why a promising young Marine had turned into a skilled killer for hire. Her fixation becomes personal when a piece of classified information crosses her desk that just might shed light on why Travis Bowers became known as the notorious Ryland.
Ryland has done his best to blend in with society, but it’s a punishment worse than death. He’s been passing the time of his seclusion with visions of a beautiful blonde who only wants inside of his mind, so he’s skeptical when Fallon suddenly appears in his kitchen in the dead of night. He’s more than willing to see where their attraction takes them, but there’s an unspoken inquiry in those blue eyes of hers that could only end in heartbreak—because a woman can’t redeem a man who doesn’t have a soul.
Essential Beginnings (Surviving Ashes, Book One)
An apocalyptic event changes the course of Mav and Henley’s lives when the massive Yellowstone Caldera erupts. Panic ensues among the small town, causing them to witness the best and worst of humanity. They must work as a team to create a new existence before the fallout of harsh and fiery elements overtakes their safe haven. Along the way, they might just find that they need each other more than ever.
Hidden Flames (Surviving Ashes, Book Two)
One phone call had changed everything. A catastrophic event is on the verge of occurring, forcing Owen and Prue to pack up and leave everything behind. Prue is driven to trust Owen, who's given his word that he can get her to safety. Through the endless days of darkness, passion and intrigue await them as they make their way through ashes and into the flames of tomorrow.
Buried Flames (Surviving Ashes, Book Three)
The day the world filled with ash was the day Mason was forced to rise above his scars. Facing death off the battlefield made him realize what he'd pushed away in the name of compassion, but that was about to change. The flames of desire he'd once felt were about to be reignited, but he first had to get Brenna to safety through the fiery, harsh new world that could claim their lives if they took one wrong step.
Series Description: The world as they know it is about to change. The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted in an apocalyptic fashion, triggering simultaneous events around the world. The one thing that will either bring society together or rip their lives apart is the need for survival as a group. A company of former Marines will do whatever it takes to reach an area in the far recesses of northeastern Washington State, a region they feel is uniquely equipped for endurance and existence in what is left of the crumbling infrastructure of the United States. Follow along as Kennedy Layne conveys each of their stories as these brave men and women face the harsh, fiery elements of an inevitable apocalypse while encountering passion, intrigue, and suspense...