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Holding On (Colorado High Country #6) —
The Colorado High Country series returns with Conrad and Kenzie's story.

A hero barely holding on…

Harrison Conrad returned to Scarlet Springs from Nepal, the sole survivor of a freak accident on Mt. Everest. Shattered and grieving for his friends, he vows never to climb again and retreats into a bottle of whiskey—until Kenzie Morgan shows up at his door with a tiny puppy asking for his help. He’s the last person in the world she should ask to foster this little furball. He’s barely capable of managing his own life right now, let alone caring for a helpless, adorable, fluffy puppy. But Conrad has always had a thing for Kenzie with her bright smile and sweet curves. One look into her pleading blue eyes, and he can’t say no.

The woman who won’t let him fall…

Kenzie Morgan’s life went to the dogs years ago. A successful search dog trainer and kennel owner, she gets her fill of adventure volunteering for the Rocky Mountain Search & Rescue Team. The only thing missing from her busy life is love. It’s not easy finding Mr. Right in a small mountain town, especially when she’s unwilling to date climbers. She long ago swore never again to fall for a guy who might one day leave her for a rock. When Conrad returns from a climbing trip haunted by the catastrophe that killed his best friend, Kenzie can see he’s hurting and wants to help. She just might have the perfect way to bring him back to the world of the living. But friendship quickly turns into something more—and now she’s risking her heart to heal his.

In ebook and soon in print!

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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.

Anonymous said...

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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