Book Releases

Barely Breathing (A Colorado High Country Novel) — Look for the first book in my new Colorado High Country series on May 10! This new contemporary series is set in the small mountain community of Scarlet Springs and focuses on the lives and adventures of members of an alpine search and rescue team. It will be available in print and ebook, with audiobook coming sometime this fall.

Soul Deep out in audiobook! — Jack West, widower, rancher and former Army Ranger, gets his own love story in this special I-Team novella, which was picked by readers at Grave Tells as the Best Contemporary Romance of 2015. It will be out in audiobook any day now.

Seduction Game is out in paperback, (I-Team #7) — Holly and Nick’s story is out in all formats — ebook, audiobook, and paperback. Look for it in Wal-Mart, the Kroger chain of stores, Barnes & Noble, and your local bookseller.

Dead By Midnight: An I-Team Christmas is out! — The grand finale of the I-Team series finds all the couples you love brought together when terrorists attack holiday festivities at a historica hotel in downtown Denver. It’s bad news for the terrorists. They have no clue what they’ve done when they take Marc Hunter and his friends hostage. Featuring cameos by the men of New York Times bestselling author Kaylea Cross’s Hostage Rescue Team series. Available in ebook and paperback.

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I grew up in Colorado at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, then lived in Denmark and traveled throughout Europe before coming back to Colorado. I have two adult sons, whom I cherish. I started my writing career as a columnist and investigative reporter and eventually became the first woman editor of two different papers. Along the way, my team and I won numerous state and several national awards, including the National Journalism Award for Public Service. In 2011, I was awarded the Keeper of the Flame Lifetime Achievement Award for Journalism. Now I write historical romance and contemporary romantic suspense.


Seductive Musings

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Want a screw?

I already posted this on Facebook. It’s an image of the titanium plates/screws that are going to go into my neck. There will be several, I believe. And I think it completely ROCKS that they are purple! If you’re going to have screws in your body, they need to be really cool screws.

As I said on Facebook, my surgery will be at noon on Aug. 13 at Exempla/St. Joseph’s in Denver. If all goes well, I’ll be home in a couple of days and spend the next eight weeks recuperating there.

I don’t like hospitals much — too little chocolate, weird jammies — but I think I’ll be too out of it most of the time to care where I am. The doc said they will be trying to get me up to walk the first night. Yeah, good luck with that!

I’m trying to stay positive, thinking of the eight weeks as a “staycation” but with percocet instead of margaritas.

So... This week’s discussion topic went over like a lead balloon. Bummer! I find it interesting to ponder such things, but that’s the result of writing opinion columns for umpteen years. I spend a lot of time ruminating over stuff like that.

This weekend, the Fourth of July weekend, I have something completely different planned, something related both to the roots of this holiday that ties in with my MacKinnon’s Ranger series.

So have a safe Fourth and stay tuned!


Cecile said...

Pamela, my prayers will be with you the whole time honey! I know I am here and you are there... But I am here if you need anything!!!

You will be just fine, I know you will!!! I have a faith!!!!
Love you honey!!!
Hugs and hugs to you!!!!

JennJ said...

Hi Pamela I will be praying for you that things go well and that God will hold you in his healing hands the entire way. BIG HUGS and you know if you need me anytime day or night you call me ok honey.


My fingers are crossed. I hope your surgery goes well.

The whole up and walking thing sounds a bit like The Inquisition...

Luci said...

Pamela I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Its good to look at the positive side of things after all purple screws ARE cool :).

Hang in there!

Toni said...

I'll miss our little chat while you're recuperating. Take care and get well soon after the surgery. Your new book will be out here (translated ones) around Sep or Oct. Once I get my hands on it, I'll send it to you ASAP as I know that would really cheer you up!!

Isn't medical science amazing? You know I'll be thinking of you and sending healing vibes your way as you recover.

Purple screws --- KEWL! See, there's always an "up" side!

Wishing you a safe surgery and a speedy recovery!

Sending HUG vibes your way!

Kari Thomas

Debbie H said...

Love the purple screws! This is going to give you such a wonderful lease on life that you have sorely missed. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and the surgeon.

Will you have Benjy let us know how you are after the surgery, please?

You have my number if you want to talk, drugged or not. LOL

Elise said...

Hi Pamela,
your purple screws rock! My company sells quite a large range of them for building sites, most of them silver colored!
But hell yeah they have nothing to do with your kind of screws!
I just hope you will be ok and just fine. I keep you in my thoughts and wish everything will go just smoothly and wonderfully well with your operation.
Big hugs from Paris!
Take care!

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