Review: MONTANA HEAT: ESCAPE TO YOU: A Montana Heat Novel by Jennifer Ryan

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MONTANA HEAT: ESCAPE TO YOU: A Montana Heat Novel by Jennifer Ryan

Publication Date: August 29, 2017

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Synopsis

IMG_0596A Montana man always protects the woman he loves

He discovered her during a Montana blizzard, freezing cold, impossibly vulnerable, a little boy by her side. Undercover DEA Agent Beck “Trigger” Cooke is astonished to recognize Ashley Swan—award-winning actress, famous beauty—and missing for over a year. To keep her and the child hidden from a sadistic madman, he secrets the pair away to his isolated home.

No longer a prisoner, and protected at Hope Ranch, Ashley recovers and learns the tall, tempting federal agent may have a dark past, but it hasn’t destroyed his sense of honor.

As they shed past roles and find common ground, Ashley and Trigger can’t help but fall slowly, carefully, in love. But danger still lurks outside the boundaries of Hope Ranch, for until her crazed captor is brought to justice, and Trigger’s undercover past is laid to rest, none of them will ever be truly safe…

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Donna 4 stars

This exciting story kept my attention from page one. Ashley was in an impossible situation that would normally make her one dimensional, but the author managed to make me like her and root for her. Beck (Trigger) was the perfect man for a desperate woman. Hot, sexy, strong and troubled himself. I enjoyed how they found strength in and with each other. Their romance blossomed realistically despite everything going on around them, I appreciated how it flowed and didn’t seem thrown in. I enjoyed this sexy, dangerous run through Montana.

*Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

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About the author

img_6752Jennifer Ryan is the New York Times USA Today bestselling author of The Hunted, McBride, and Montana Men series. She writes suspenseful contemporary romances with outrageous plot twists, deeply emotional love stories, high stakes and higher drama. Her stories are filled with love, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find. 

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

Author Links: WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOODREADS

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Blog Tour, Guest Post & Giveaway: HIS COWBOY HEART (Montana Men) by Jennifer Ryan

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HIS COWBOY HEART (Montana Men #6) by Jennifer Ryan

Publication Date: February 21, 2017

Synopsis

img_6757Bound by honor and by love…


That’s a Montana Man



Ford Kendrick has often dreamed of the day that Jamie Keller would come home to Montana. After high school, she needed to leave—and he, duty-bound to rescue his family’s ranch, pushed her to go. The Army made Jamie a hero, but Ford still sees the gorgeous, loving woman who lit up his whole world.

Every day since she left, Jamie has longed for Ford. One glimpse confirms it: the sexy, dangerous-looking cowboy left a hole in her heart that nothing else can fill. Yet the battle scars she bears—inside and out—won’t let her trust anyone enough to get close.

Ford wants to bring Jamie back to the life they dreamed of building. But locked somewhere in her memories is a dark truth that threatens her safety. It’s a battle Ford won’t let her fight alone, not when he’s determined to keep her by his side, now and always…

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Author Guest Post

Meet My Hero

Ford Kendrick is a genuine nice guy, trying to do the best he can for his family, ranch, and the woman he loves, even when he sends her away for her own good. It’s a sacrifice he’s willing to make for her happiness. But when she returns broken in heart and soul, he’ll do everything he can, even if it’s to just be the friend she desperately needs. Ford isn’t about to give up on Jamie until she’s well and happy again. His patience, unwavering dedication to her recovery, and steadfast resolve to push her to be better and give her a helping hand when things don’t go her way all help Jamie to overcome her obstacles. But it’s his love through the good times and bad that bring them back together.

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EXCERPT

He wanted to be the beacon in her life that brought her back from the dark world her memories sucked her into every second of the day. He wanted to give her everything they’d talked about and planned back when things were simple and easy between them. Now, just getting her to eat seemed a complicated maneuver to convince her he meant no harm and only had her best interests at heart.
She thought he pitied her. Not so. He admired her tenacity, but hated that her complicated past broke her down to the point her life became nothing but endurance.
She’d survived hell and come home, but hell followed her.
She couldn’t escape, didn’t know how, but she kept fighting. He’d help her. He wouldn’t give up on her. He wouldn’t let her suffer alone.

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Ford isn’t the only hero in His Cowboy Heart. Jamie is a military vet. She’s risked her life for our country and to save her fellow soldiers. But it’s her inner strength, determination, and dedication to healing, even when she backslides, that prove heroes don’t have to be perfect, they just have to persevere.

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EXCERPT

She wanted so much to go back in time and change the course of her life. She wanted Ford to ask her to stay, not tell her to go. She wanted to have the life they dreamed about, but seemed like some other woman’s wish because she wasn’t that person anymore. She wanted to be that hopeful girl again, but couldn’t fight reality. She’d never be the same again. This version of herself wanted to run. From the nightmares. That terrifying black hole in her mind. From Ford. Herself.
Damnit, she was so tired of fighting herself, the dark thoughts in her mind and the feeling of defeat that swamped her sometimes, and especially fighting what she felt for Ford. She didn’t want to do it anymore.
Time to declare a cease fire with herself.
I’ll take care of myself.
I’ll be kinder to myself.
I’ll allow myself to believe good things still happen.

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Giveaway

(a Print Set of the Montana Men Series including: AT WOLF RANCH, WHEN IT’S RIGHT, HER LUCKY COWBOY, STONE COLD COWBOY and HER RENEGADE RANCHER (US Only))

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About the author

img_6752Jennifer Ryan is the New York Times USA Today bestselling author of The Hunted, McBride, and Montana Men series. She writes suspenseful contemporary romances with outrageous plot twists, deeply emotional love stories, high stakes and higher drama. Her stories are filled with love, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find. 

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

Author Links: WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOODREADS

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Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Stone Cold Cowboy
 (Montana Men #4) by Jennifer Ryan

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Stone Cold Cowboy
 (Montana Men #4) by Jennifer Ryan

Publication Date: February 23, 2016

Synopsis

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The last thing rancher Rory Kendrick expects to find when he’s searching for his missing cattle is a genuine damsel in distress. After rushing to help, he can’t help wanting to do anything he can for this lovely but damaged woman. But even his kind deed won’t get Sadie to tell him who’s responsible for hurting her.

Sadie is trying to hold onto her family, and her life. With an ill father who’s refusing treatment and a younger brother who has fallen in with a dangerous crowd, she’s beginning to feel like she can’t save anyone, least of all herself. When her brother owes money to the wrong people, Sadie tries to pay off his debts, but she doesn’t have the cash. The one person who might be able to help her out is the last person she wants to involve in her family drama, but Rory won’t take no for an answer.

Rory is all about family, but sometimes you’ve got to let go. If you can’t save them, save yourself. Sadie’s been dealt a bad hand she refuses to fold. Because he loves her, he’ll do anything to keep her safe and give her the happy life she deserves, even betray her trust to take down her brother.

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Excerpt

“Stop touching her. Let’s just go and get the damn cattle to the trailers before we get caught.” Connor stared down at her, lying on the ground practically naked.

What the hell? Her gaze locked on the man crouched beside her, his hand gripped around her upper arm, keeping her from scrambling away. Fear tore through her body. The cold bit into her skin and froze her bones. She clamped her aching jaw down tight to keep her teeth from chattering. She pushed up to sitting, her knees drawn up, and covered herself with her hands. Her cheeks heated with embarrassment. She scanned the area for her missing coat, jeans, and shirt. At least the asshole hadn’t gotten her out of her panties and bra; still, it wasn’t enough coverage to make her feel safe, or keep her warm.

“Give me back my clothes.” Her sharp words didn’t hide the fear shaking her voice.

“Shut up, or I’ll clock you again.”

Scott and Tony, Connor’s so-called friends, stood over her smoking cigarettes. The three of them col- lectively added up to one brain. None of them came up with a good idea, but they sure could turn a bad one worse one-upping one another. Now that she was awake, their gazes shot from her breasts to her face, then off to the scattered clouds overhead.

Connor pushed away the guy beside her, someone she didn’t know. “You don’t need to strip her. You fuck- ing lay another hand on her and I’ll kill you.”

She appreciated her brother’s bravado, but the big dude with long, greasy dark hair; devil tat on his neck; and the wicked knife in his hand he whipped out from behind him could probably kill her brother with a look from his cold eyes. Her throbbing jaw attested to the guy’s powerful right hook. If he’d hit a woman, no tell- ing what he’d do to her brother.

The devil dude, as she immediately thought of him, stood and took a menacing step closer to her brother. “Your sister has one hot body. She’d look damn good in lace.” He raked his gaze over her figure, grimac- ing at her cotton bra and panties. “I say we teach her a lesson about butting into my business.” The devil dude smacked Scott on the shoulder, trying to get his agreement.

Scott and Tony continued to look uncomfortable, shaking their heads and toeing at the dirt, avoiding looking the devil dude right in the eye. They probably needed another hit of whatever they were on. Despite the cold, sweat broke out on their faces. Her brother didn’t look much better.

“She’s not going to say anything. The last thing she wants to do is get me in trouble.” The assurance her brother tried to put into his words fell short, making him sound more like a sniveling child.

“You do that all on your own,” she snapped, glar- ing at all of them. She stood up, realizing too late she didn’t quite have her head on straight yet. Dizzy, she stumbled a step, then caught herself. She spotted her clothes tossed a few feet away and rushed toward them, hoping to grab them, run to her horse, and get the hell out of there before things got worse. She definitely didn’t want to get hit again. The fear building in her gut that the devil dude might make good on his omi- nous threats, both spoken and unspoken, made bile rise to the back of her throat. She needed to get away now, before it was too late.

She wrapped her arms around herself, warding off another round of shivers, not all of which resulted from the cold, but the bone-deep fear they might not let her go.

“Where do you think you’re going?” The devil dude grabbed her arm and spun her around. She took him by surprise, stepping in close and kneeing him in the nuts. He fell to his knees, his hands on his balls, the knife sticking out toward her.

“Sadie, no,” her brother shouted.

“I’ll make you regret that, bitch.” The devil dude lunged for her.

She expected him to grab her, but she couldn’t get out of the way fast enough. His hands clamped on to her shoulders. The knife handle dug into her arm, but fear for her life made her act. She brought her arms up and broke his hold. Surprise showed in his eyes, but they narrowed with determination. He grabbed her wrist and yanked her forward. She plowed into his chest with a thump. His cold leather jacket chilled her skin even more. He wrapped his arms around her back, squeezing her close. She head-butted him, hitting him more on the chin than nose than she’d like. He shoved her back to the ground and swiped the back of his hand over his face. Slumped in the dirt and grass, she stared up at him, trying to clear the haze from her aching head and vision, wishing she’d broken his nose.

She tried to think fast, but the guy came after her again, falling to his knees, straddling her hips. His heavy weight pushed her butt into the soft earth, and a jagged rock dug into her spine. He pressed the knife to her neck. The menacing smile on his face reinforced the dangerous look in his eyes. He’d do it. He’d kill her and not think twice about it.

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Buy Links

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Amazon Series Link

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Giveaway

A set of Print editions of the Montana Men books 1-3 (AT WOLF RANCH, WHEN IT’S RIGHT, and HER LUCKY COWBOY) *US only

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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About the Author

imageJennifer Ryan is the New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of The Hunted Series and The McBrides Series. She writes romantic suspense and contemporary small-town romances featuring strong men and equally resilient women. Her stories are filled with love, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find.

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she isn’t writing a book, she’s reading one. Her obsession with both is often revealed in the state of her home and in how late dinner is to the table. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

Author Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

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WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 12/08-12/14 ✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Romantic Suspense✦New Adult✦Erotica✦

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*This list will be pinned to the top of our FB page and updates will be made throughout the week. Buy links for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Paperbacks. Genre codes included with titles. Key to codes listed at the bottom of the list.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
✦Blue Lines: The Assassins Series by Toni Aleo #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/1knYFdA | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/18fRIeH | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/1bry6TU
✦Crazy for You (Life and Love on the Lam) by Juliet Rosetti #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/1boKO4Y | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/1chVhg3 | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/1gOiKtM
✦Forged by Fate by Reese Monroe #PNR ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://amzn.to/IT0Wlj | Nook $3.99 http://bit.ly/J14Byb | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/18LH1Rr
✦Blade to the Keep by Lauren Dane #FR #SF ➢ Kindle $3.82 http://amzn.to/1brznKP | Nook $4.99 http://bit.ly/1eYu2ub | Kobo $4.39 http://bit.ly/1db4GYT
✦Talking Dirty With the Boss: A Talking Dirty Novel by Jackie Ashenden #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/1f7WpqB | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/19qH2oh | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/J15Q0j
✦Tangling with the CEO: A Half Moon Bay Novel by Annie Seaton #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/1chWhRg | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/1db5jSi | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/18sbql7
✦Mate of Her Heart (Wilde Creek) by R. E. Butler #PNR ➢ Kindle $1.99 http://amzn.to/1aK8GfW | Nook $1.99 http://bit.ly/198kQ6d

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
✦True: 11 (New Species) by Laurann Dohner #PNR #ER ➢ Kindle $7.69 http://amzn.to/1chXZSH | Nook $7.99 http://bit.ly/198iRPk | Kobo $7.69 http://bit.ly/IT5IPK
✦Edge of Darkness (A Night Prowler Novel) by J.T. Geissinger #PNR ➢ Kindle $4.99 http://amzn.to/18gFTi9 | Amazon Paperback $7.47 http://amzn.to/1chWzHW | B&N Paperback $7.61 http://bit.ly/1dXKAWU
✦Wolf Quest by Bianca D’Arc #PNR ➢ Kindle $4.24 http://amzn.to/1f7XVJh | Nook $4.99 http://bit.ly/1d2IuQ9 | Kobo $4.59 http://bit.ly/1db6OzW
✦All I Want for Christmas Is a Cowboy by Jennifer Ryan, Katie Lane, Emma Cane #CR (Note: Paperback Releases 12/23) ➢ Kindle $1.99 http://amzn.to/1brBGgP | Amazon Paperback $6.29 http://amzn.to/IT3Kin | B&N (Paperback $6.99/ Nook $1.99) http://bit.ly/1brBYEk | Kobo $1.99 http://bit.ly/J18T8N
✦A Beautiful Wedding: A Novella (Beautiful Disaster) by Jamie McGuire #CR #NA ➢ Kindle $3.49 http://amzn.to/1aK5AIC | Amazon Hardcover $9.49 http://amzn.to/1aK5Ffq | B&N (Hardcover $9.74/ Nook $3.49) http://bit.ly/1aK5VLn | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/18fUvnW
✦Elect (Eagle Elite) by Rachel Van Dyken #RS #NA ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/IT5ZCe | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/IyEiyG | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/1aK7bOB
✦7 Minutes in Heaven (Are You Game?) by Rhian Cahill #CR ➢ Kindle $3.44 http://amzn.to/1brE3Am | Nook $4.49 http://bit.ly/1ctcO8K | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1eYwVep
✦Hot Arctic Nights by Janice Maynard #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/IT6OLr | Nook $2.99 http://bit.ly/1bPs554 | Kobo $2.99 http://bit.ly/1aK85L1

✦Previous Release Lists: http://bit.ly/1jz5V8S

✦GENRE ABBREVIATIONS✦
#CS – Contemporary Romance
#PNR – Paranormal Romance
#RS – Romantic Suspense
#NA – New Adult Romance
#ER – Erotica Romance
#YA – Young Adult Romance
#UF – Urban Fantasy Romance
#FR – Fantasy Romance
#HR – Historical Romance
#SF – Science Fiction Romance

SALE ($0.99/ $1.99) ~ The Hunted Series by Jennifer Ryan

✦ $0.99 ✦ Book 1 – Saved by the Rancher by Jennifer Ryan
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