Zoe Dawson is the alter ego of Karen Anders, award winning, multi-published author. Her writing journey started with poetry and branched out into fiction. With a couple of college English courses under her belt, she penned a historical, then moved onto contemporary romance fiction. Today, she is happy producing romantic suspense, romantic mystery, and paranormal novels. The words feed her soul and the happily ever afters feed her heart.
Warning: This novel contains war-related torture and abuse as well as bondage-related rehabilitation and recovery from trauma.
Tex gave everything he had to his country and his SEAL teammates. When an IED took away part of his leg, and his career, he devoted himself to his country and friends from behind his computer. He’s always been the man that can find anyone, that uses his computer skills, legal and illegal, to keep people safe and to put the bad guys behind bars.
But behind a computer is a lonely place to be. While he might put on a good front, Tex can’t help but feel he’s missing out when he sees how happy his friends are. But when the woman he’s been talking to online for the last six months suddenly disappears without a word, Tex knows it’s time to step up, and use his skills for himself this time.
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Drugged and scared, Reggie McDonald escaped through the woods and fell into a river, running from her kidnapper. By some miracle, she washes ashore at the feet of a former Navy SEAL. When he tries to take her to the hospital, she refuses to go, insisting she remain ‘dead’.
Sam takes Reggie to his small cabin. When he learns that there are other young women being held by the man she escaped, he promises to help her find them. Calling on the Brotherhood Protectors, Sam and Reggie race against time to free the others before the kidnapper kills them.
Lawson Edwards has been running for so long, she can’t remember what it’s like to have a normal life. Destitute, living in her car, this former stripper hits Suttontowne and lands a job as a waitress at Outlaws. It’s only temporary until she gets enough cash to run again. Staying in one place too long wasn’t safe. But when Ethan Fairchild finds her after she faints from hunger, she just can’t shake him. He’s solid and strong, caring and protective. But Lawson cannot and will not involve him in her problems. There can be no happily ever after for her in his arms.
Ethan Fairchild ran off after a nasty fight with his preacher father who wanted Ethan to follow in his footsteps. It wasn’t what he wanted and the expectations for Ethan’s future were too much. Ethan joined the Marines and after his discharge returned back to his father and Suttontowne. Now he’s busy partnering with Chase Sutton on his Bait and Tackle business and still bartending for Outlaws. When he finds Lawson on the ground outside of Outlaw’s, he helps her and his sixth sense tells him that she’s in trouble. It isn’t until he learns of her current desperate circumstances that he realizes what kind of trouble. He wants to help her, but his heart has different plans when it tumbles for her. Will she trust him and make a stand—with him or flee and break his heart?
Her Vigilant SEAL
Mason and Sophia - Sophia is burdened with scars from her past, can Navy SEAL, Mason Gault, understand that empowering her spirit is just as important as protecting her well-being?
Her Loyal SEAL
Clint and Lydia
When Lydia is kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel, it is up to Navy SEAL, Clint Archer, to carry her out of the Mexican jungle to safety.
Her Adoring SEAL
Jack and Beth
Beth is hiding from the Mexican Drug Cartel that kidnapped her family. Navy SEAL, Jack Preston, is determined to keep her safe. But what happens when he realizes that her fear is much more deeply-rooted? Can he help her heal from the traumas of her past, and keep her safe from the very real threats of today?
Erin Lopez never thought her life would be more dangerous as a civilian. She hoped she'd put her days dodging bullets behind her. Now, her only salvation is in the arms of a slow-talking man who makes her heart remember what it's like to love again.
Retired Army Ranger Riley Smith knows what it's like to fight the past every time he closes his eyes. Erin's dark, haunted eyes only tell a fraction of her story, and when she reaches for comfort, he can't tell her no. She makes this broken man want to be whole again.
The closer Erin and Riley get to the truth behind Erin's kidnapping the more dangerous their path becomes. Someone wants Erin silenced at any price. Riley can’t let that happen, but keeping her alive means facing that their no strings attached arrangement is a lie.
Aegis Group Lepta Team: an Aegis Group spin-off
Dangerous in Training
Aegis Group Alpha Team: an Aegis Group spin-off
Dangerous in Love
Dangerous in Action
Dangerous in Transit
Dangerous in Motion
Dangerous in Charge
Ransom Texas SWAT; an Aegis Group spin off
Stolen Redemption (2018)
Reckless Redemption (coming soon)
Hot Redemption (coming soon)
Rebel Redemption (coming soon)
Filthy Redemption (coming soon)
Body of Danger
Heart of Danger
Mind of Danger (2018)
Soul of Danger (2019)
Twisted Royals: an Aegis Group spin-off
Twisted Royals Origin Story
Bad Boy Prince
Gone Geek: an Aegis Group spin off
Beauty and the Geek
Mr. Purr-fect and the Geek
The Jock and the Geek
The Gamer and the Geek
The Adorkable Girl and the Geek
The Fake Boyfriend and the Geek
Evangeline "Evie" Outlaw has been living in emotional limbo ever since the love of her life, Brody Outlaw, up and left her with triplets to raise on her own in a hostile and unwelcoming town. Now her boys are men and independently carving out their own lives, but still living under the shadow of her husband's lineage. The terrible Outlaw curse.
It isn't until River Pearl Sutton comes crashing into her son Braxton's life that Evie gets a wake-up call in the form of intensely sexy Winchester Sutton, River's uncle. A sophisticated, international food critic. He's a man that is hard to ignore with his soft, slow accent, his ice blue eyes that are full of fire, and a body that makes her remember what it was like to be desirable.
But, Win is a Sutton and she married into the Outlaw curse, a woman who spawned the Outlaw Unholy Trinity, a woman who is still technically married. She'd held onto the memory of Brody for thirteen years, never giving up hope he would come back, never believing that he left her voluntarily.
But Win is flesh and blood real, pursuing and charming. Can she find the kind of deep, abiding love she had for Brody?
Or will her loyalty and the bias gossip of the town tear her apart.
Can she finally again find love
Decon West arrives at Columbia University to start his freshman year. But New York City is like an alien planet to him and even though he's a fish out of water, he takes it in stride. He expected to be homesick. He expected to find the city chaotic. What he hadn't expected was that the girls would be so aggressive, throwing themselves at him. But, there's only one woman he's interested in tracking down and that's Minnie Tattersall.
Minnie dodged the bullet and resisted the temptation of eighteen-year-old Deke West when she was visiting Suttontowne. Now she's hard at work on the upcoming collection she and Verity Outlaw will be showing at Fashion Week. She also finds it hard work to get Deke off her mind, but easy to remember that he's much too young for her. It isn't until he shows up at the show, and accidentally lands on the runway modeling their clothes that things begin to heat up for them. It's clear to Minnie that Deke doesn't much care that he's taking the New York City fashion scene by storm. He's hell-bent on breaking down her barriers and having her. How will she resist?
Rory Finnegan had one goal when he got out of the Marines. Find a place where he can settle down and open a tattoo parlor. That's when his best friend Ethan Fairchild suggests he come to Suttontowne in the Louisiana bayou. It's there that Rory gets a job bartending for Braxton Outlaw and runs smack full force into gorgeous, too young for him, Savannah Hawkins. To make matters worse, she's got an over-protective mother and an upper-crust boyfriend. It would be smart he steered clear. But Marines like Rory don't back down easily, especially after he gets much too involved with the southern beauty.
Savannah Hawkins is not sure what she's going to do with her life and is quite sick of having everyone dictate to her, especially her family. When she gets a load of pierced, tattooed and gorgeous Rory, her interest goes off the charts. Complication like life decisions and a pre-selected husband seem inconsequential when she gets to know this scarred and battle-hardened warrior. Will she discover the answers she needs or will her coming of age tear her heart apart?