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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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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.


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Monday, August 26, 2013

DEFIANT is out in audiobook! Let’s celebrate with a giveaway!

I hope this makes your Monday a bit brighter.

Defiant, the third book in the MacKinnon’s Rangers series, is out today in audiobook format narrated by the extremely talented and award-winning Kaleo Griffith. Now the entire series is available.

Defiant, like Surrender back in 2007, was a RITA finalist this year. The RITA Awards are the highest honor bestowed on romance novels by the industry. I was thrilled that this book, which came close to never being written, received such an honor. Now audiobook fans can enjoy it, too.

Working with Kaleo on this series was different than working on the I-Team series. For one, we know each other pretty well by now. But also, these books are drawn more from my inner history geek and historical romance lover, while the I-Team series books are based more on things I saw and did as an investigative reporter.

When he came to the RWA conference in Atlanta, he was in the middle of recording this book and told me he thought it was going to be his favorite. And it is.

I hope you enjoy the hard work that both he and I put into these 14-plus hours of listening. Click here for a sound sample.

This is the last chance for those of you with Obsessive Kaleo Disorder — also known as OKD — to get a fix from my books for a while. (He has done other romance titles and other non-romance books, so be sure to peruse Tantor Audio’s catalogue to see his other projects.)

Here are the links for Defiant:


Now to celebrate!

What are the prizes? I’ve set aside two copies each of SurrenderUntamed and Defiant. Each prize-winner will win one of those copies.

How do you enter? It’s easy! Just comment and leave your email address below before 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, and tell me which lines of SurrenderUntamed or Defiant you’re most excited to hear Kaleo perform, and you’ll be entered to win one of six copies. If you haven’t read any of the books from the MacKinnon’s Rangers series, you can enter by telling me how you first heard about it. I’ll draw the names of winners using a contest randomizer and post the winners on this blog on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Remember to leave your contact info! If you don’t claim your prize, it will end up going to someone else.

In case you missed them, here are the links for the other two audiobooks in the series:

Surrender — 
Tantor Audio:

Untamed —
Tantor Audio: 

Upcoming posts:
Cover reveal for First Strike: The Erotic Prequel to Striking Distance
Striking Distance excerpts and outtakes
I-Team games


Thank you for offering a giveaway for the audiobooks!

From Surrender:

“Dinnae be afraid to touch me, a leannan. ’Tis time you came to ken my body, aye?” ~ Iain

From Untamed:

“You have no’ answered my question, lass. Why are you here? And dinnae tell me it’s summer’s heat that brings you, for ’tis hot in my bed, too.” ~ Morgan

From Defiant:

“My love lies upon you, Sarah, and not even death can change that. Keep a song of me in your heart, aye?” ~ Connor

I've all three on Kindle and Defiant on audiobook. Must get Surrender and Untamed using credits if I don't win them. ;)

valeehill [at] gmail[dot] com

I haven't read or listened to this series yet but I have your entire I Team series on audiobook. Love your writing plus love Kaleo's sexy voice.


SxyBkwrm said...
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SxyBkwrm said...

I'm still listening to I-Team audiobooks, so I haven't been able to start these yet and have any quotes ready. But I'm sure I'd have a TON!! Kaleo is awesome and so are your stories ♥

Feifei Le said...

Hey Pamela!!

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!! I'm still on Naked Edge's audiobook (I'm loving the wedding scene) so I haven't started on the MacKinnon's Rangers yet! I've heard little snippets from each book though and I have to say, Kaleo's french accent is pretty amazing :)

Jane said...

I want to hear Morgan saying "Life at my side willna be easy, but I swear to you, lass, you'll ne'er go hungry, nor will you want for warmth or a man's protection."

janie1215 AT excite DOT com

I haven't read any of the books....nor have I heard Kaleo's voice and I AM JUST DYING TOO.....I have imagined it....but I sure my imaginigs do not even come close....sighs......

Kai said...

I'm a sad case. I have first four of your I-Team books and yet I haven't read them yet. I'm buried alive under all those wonderful books that I'm trying to read.

I need to start an audiobooks collection so I can catch up while I'm stuck in traffic. Thanks for the giveaway.


Marie R said...

In Defiant, I would love to hear Kaleo say the following:

At the end of Chapter 27 when Connor grabs Wentworth and says: "I willna suffer any man to harm Sarah or her child. Katakwa diana ravish Sarah, nor is he the father of her bairn. I am."

I love your MacKinnon's series best of all, Pamela

Thank you so much for the giveaway.

Marie R.
mimiranger [at] aol [dot] com

Lyn Pask said...

I have read your Kenleigh-Blakewell Family series and the i-team and I hope to be able to get around to your MacKinnon’s Rangers series as soon as possible.

brendab said...

i have all your i-team audios but have not read any of the mckinnons rangers books. would love a copy of the first book.

My friends on Goodreads recommended this series, and I look forward to reading these books soon!

Virginia, Karen, SxyBkwrm, Feifei Le, Polly, Kai, Marie, Brenda, Barbara Ann — You're all winners! :-)

I'll be in touch shortly!


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