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Kat's Q & A

New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History.   She is married to L.J. Martin, author of western, non-fiction, and suspense novels.

Kat has written more than sixty-five novels.  Sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries, including Japan, France, Germany, Argentina, Greece, China, Russia, and Spain.

Born in Bakersfield, California, Kat currently resides in Missoula, Montana, on a small ranch in the beautiful Sapphire mountains.

Her last 12 books have hit the prestigious New York Times bestseller list.  INTO THE FURY and INTO THE WHIRLWIND her most recent releases, both took top ten spots. 

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What was the first poem/story you wrote about?

I wrote a short story in the 8th grade.  I got an A minus.  Never thought about writing anything else for nearly more than twenty years. 

 

What does writing mean to you?

Writing is a calling.  It’s like having a disease you can’t get rid of.  You feel compelled to make up stories and write them down on paper.  It’s a love/ hate relationship. 

 

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Kat Martin Romantic Suspense at its Finest

 

 

Beyond Reason

Kat Martin

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Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather’s grave. Now she’s burying Drake Trucking’s top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe—Lincoln Cain.

Cain is magnetic, powerful, controlling—and hiding more than one secret. He promised Carly’s granddad he’d protect her. The old man took a chance on him when he was nothing but a kid with a record, and now he’s the multi-millionaire owner of a rival firm.

But Linc’s money can’t protect Carly from the men who’ll do anything to shut her down, or the secrets behind Drake Trucking. If she won’t sell out, the only way to keep her safe is to keep her close . . . and fight like hell.

 

 

 

 

 

Beyond Reason

By Kat Martin

Excerpt

 

 

The helicopter flight back was quick and uneventful.  By the time they reached the ranch house and she made her way into the kitchen, her heart hurt and despair had her mouth so dry she could barely...

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DMZ: A Dinosaur Thriller by Rick Chesler.

DMZ: A Dinosaur Thriller by Rick Chesler.
 

AN IMPULSIVE DECISION AT THE WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS BORDER.
A THRIVING WILDERNESS SHELTERING A PREHISTORIC SECRET.

Six friends on a tourist trip to the Korean DMZ have their lives changed forever when they decide to step into a no-man’s land. But they soon discover that a border is not the only line they’ve crossed.
A revealed secret between them causes bad blood to spill over, preventing the friends from cooperating.

 

With the specter of capture by a totalitarian regime awaiting them should they stray too far off course, and with a pack of primordial predators roaming the woods, the wayward travelers must find a way to set aside their differences if they are to avoid becoming either political prisoners… or prey. 

 

This is a kindle-exclusive ebook release; the ebook is free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers, and free to borrow for Amazon Prime members. A paperback edition is also available via Barnes & Noble, Amazon and others. An audiobook edition will be available soon via Audible.

 

US kindle:

https://www.amazon.com/DMZ-Dinosaur-Thriller-Rick-Chesler-ebook/dp/B07144ZCNM/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1494913848&sr=1-2&keywords=dmz

US paperback (Amazon):

https://www.amazon.com/DMZ-Dinosaur-Thriller-Rick-Chesler/dp/1925597601/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

 

US paperback  (Barnes & Noble):


http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dmz-rick-chesler/1126395256?ean=9781925597608

 

UK kindle:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/DMZ-Dinosaur-Thriller-Rick-Chesler-ebook/dp/B07144ZCNM/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

 

AU kindle:

https://www.amazon.com.au/d/DMZ-Dinosaur-Thriller-Rick-Chesler-ebook/B07144ZCNM/ref=sr_1_24?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1494914853&sr=1-24

 

Canada kindle:

https://www.amazon.ca/DMZ-Dinosaur-Thriller-Rick-Chesler-ebook/dp/B07144ZCNM/ref=sr_1_6?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1494914769&sr=1-6...

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Redemption's Inferno by Kat Mizera Is "Live"

 

Redemption's Inferno by Kat Mizera Is "Live"
 
Get your copy today!
 

Kat has teamed up with over 100 fantastic contemporary romance authors to give away a huge collection of novels, 20 bookstore gift cards, PLUS a Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet to the Grand Prize winner! 

You can win her novel Las Vegas Sidewinders:  Dominic, plus books from authors like Jami Davenport and Sarina Bowen.

Enter the giveaway by clicking here: bit.ly/sports-azbb-may17

Have you heard?

Kat Mizera has a new reader's group on Facebook - Kat Mizera's Vegas Vixens! She'll be hosting events, talking books and book boyfriends, and doing giveaways.

Come join us here.

How's that for fun???

 


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Beyond Reason by Kat Martin

She’s determined to be successful−no matter who tries to stop her

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Someone is willing to kill for control of Drake Trucking, a well-respected firm now run by a woman named Carly Drake.  Big money is involved.  And very big danger.

Multi-millionaire Lincoln Cain is determined to keep the promise he made her grandfather, the man who helped him change his life after he got out of prison.  Cain has vowed to protect Carly, no matter what it takes.

Unfortunately, the only way to keep her safe is to keep her close−and fight like crazy.

 

EXCERPT BEYOND REASON

 

For the second time since her return to Iron Springs, Carly Drake stood in a graveyard.  On the opposite side of the coffin, between rows of granite headstones, the Hernandez family huddled together, a wife weeping for her husband, children crying for their father. 

Carly bowed her head, her heart aching for the loss of a man she had known only briefly.  With her grandfather’s recent passing, she understood the pain Miguel’s family was suffering.  Joe Drake, the man who had raised her, the only father Carly had ever known, had died just five weeks ago. 

But unlike a heart that...

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From the Desk of Rick Chesler

Rick is back to say hello~~

 

Dear Readers,

This is a brief note to let you know about my latest action-thriller release, 

OUTCAST Ops: Watchlist by Rick Chesler and Craig Reed, Jr.
 

CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY...BLEEDING EDGE TERROR 
A biotechnology conference in Prague is the target of a terrorist attack, and in its aftermath a renowned geneticist lay dying. His last act is to inject a man he has never before met with an experimental substance--artificial DNA that has been encoded with the details of a plot to unleash mass terror on the United States.

 

Enter OUTCAST (Operational Undertaking To Counteract Active Stateside Threats)--six ex-operatives from six of America’s most powerful organizations. Each has been unceremoniously released by their respective former employer for alleged misdoings that leave their pride wounded but their essential skill-sets untouched. After uniting over their shared bond of dismissal from the nation’s most elite outfits, the disgruntled spooks realize they can work together like never before to take down threats to their beloved country, a country that branded them as outcasts but needs them now more than ever.

 

As international authorities hunt for the fugitive whose blood carries some of the most sensitive intelligence...

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The Tomb by David Wood and Rick Chesler

 

Rick Chesler's latest action-adventure book release, 

Dane Maddock: THE TOMB (Kindle Worlds Novella) by David Wood and Rick Chesler.

 

A shipwreck off the coast of Italy sends Maddock and Bones on the hunt for a legendary tomb and a long-lost treasure. With dangers all around, a spy in their midst, and an old enemy lurking in the shadows, can they stay alive long enough to unlock the secret of THE TOMB?

 

This is a kindle exclusive ebook release.

 

US kindle (Only available on the .com site at this time):

https://www.amazon.com/Dane-Maddock-Kindle-Worlds-Novella-ebook/dp/B06X3QGNFS/ref=pd_sim_351_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B06X3QGNFS&pd_rd_r=XC4T1F3FRKZ7T7X8Y5EC&pd_rd_w=zAgLo&pd_rd_wg=uKEaw&psc=1&refRID=XC4T1F3FRKZ7T7X8Y5EC

 

 A blog interview:
http://davidwoodweb.com/the-tomb-a-dane-maddock-adventure/

 

 


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From the Desk of Susan Lyons

Good morning AdC readers.

 

Susan normally only sends her Champagne News once a month, but this month just happened to have two special events and she (and I) didn’t want you to miss out on it.

Do you enjoy contemporary romances with more mature characters? Would you like to own a new Kindle Fire? If so, this giveaway is for you!

I’ve teamed up with 30 fantastic contemporary romance authors to give away a Kindle Fire and a huge collection of novels, all of them featuring characters over 40. My book is Holiday in Your Heart.

If you’d like to enter the giveaway, just click here: bit.ly/seasoned-rom

Good luck!

And I promise you won’t hear from me again until mid-March. J

Susan/Savanna

Susan Lyons – also writing as Susan Fox and Savanna Fox
For "emotionally compelling, sexy contemporary romance" (Publisher's Weekly)
susanlyons.ca  facebook.com/SusanLyonsFox


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Wild Horse Springs with Jodi Thomas

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Jodi Thomas

Wild Horse Springs

In the heart of Ransom Canyon, sometimes the right match for a lonely soul is the one you least expect.

Dan Brigman may not lead the most exciting life, but he's proud of what he's achieved: he's a respected lawman, and he's raised a bright, talented daughter on his own. But finding a lone, sparkly blue boot in the middle of a deserted highway gets him thinking maybe the cowgirl who lost it is exactly the shake-up he needs.

After losing her baby girl to pneumonia, Brandi Malone felt like her soul died along with her daughter. Now singing in small-town bars to make ends meet, she's fine being a drifter—until a handsome sheriff makes her believe that parking her boots under his bed is a better option.

College grad Lauren Brigman has just struck out on her own in downtown Dallas when a troubling phone call leads her back home to Crossroads. Her hometown represents her family, friends and deepest hopes, but also her first love, Lucas Reyes. Will Lauren's homecoming be another heartbreak, or a second chance for her and Lucas?

 

Wild Horse Springs

$7.99 U.S.

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Just the Right Match by Kat Martin

Just the Right Match

 

Finding the right match for the hero and heroine is one of the toughest and most exciting parts of writing a novel.  The hero of INTO THE FIRESTORM is Luke Brodie, one of my strongest, toughest, sexiest heroes. 

Luke, a former special forces soldier, is a bounty hunter who works at Brodie Operations Security Services, BOSS, Inc., in Seattle.  A fat $600,000 is the 20% bail enforcement fee he'll collect if he brings in international criminal, Rudy Vance.  Luke is a womanizer par excellence and a dedicated bachelor.  But he is also a complex man, one who has given up the idea of having a normal life.   

Fortunately, Emma Cassidy showed up, a strong woman in her own right, a fighter, a lady determined to achieve the goal she has set for herself--bringing a murderer to justice, a criminal who is threatening her family.

Emma is also hunting Vance.  It's been almost a year since she arrived at her sister's home to find the housekeeper murdered and her young niece the victim of Vance's sick assault. 

Emma is determined to find Vance and make him pay.  And no one--not even the infamous Luke Brodie--is...

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