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The I-Team Series:




Book 6

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Book 5.9

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Book 5.5

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Book 5

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Book 4

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Book 3

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Book 2

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Book 1.5

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Book 1

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The truth is that I never intended to write romantic suspense. My interest as a romance reader has always been historical romance, so that's what I wanted to write. But, as the saying goes, life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.

One evening while I was deep into writing Carnal Gift, my second historical and the second book in the Kenleigh/Blakewell Family Trilogy, my agent called to talk about my progress. We ended up getting sidetracked talking about an investigation I was in the midst of at the newspaper. In the course of sharing the events of my day, I told her that I'd gotten a phone call from a government official who was concerned that my safety was in jeopardy as a result of the investigation and that I needed to be careful.

His exact words were, "These guys aren't going to write you a letter to the editor. They're going to beat the shit out of you with baseball bats."

I wasn't too shaken by this news, given that I'd had many death threats and two stalkers over the years. My agent knew this, too, and in the middle of the conversation she stopped and said, "Why don't you write romantic suspense because you live it."

And I said, "Yeah, except for the 'romantic' part."

With the wheels of my brain now churning, I came up with the concept of a close-knit investigative team made up primarily of women, whose reporting takes them into the shadows of our society where they meet the alpha males of their dreams. I wanted to draw on my own reporting for the stories, certain that my hands-on experience would give the books a strong feeling of authenticity.

When I sat down to write Extreme Exposure, the first book in the series, I remember feeling so incredibly free. The restrictions on language and word choice that apply in the historical sub-genre magically vanished, and I could write anything I wanted to write. It was amazing! That was particularly true with the love scenes, which became a completely new experience. I also enjoyed the darker edge I was able to give the story.

At the same time, however, I was fairly certain that journalism was pretty dull (apart from the occasional death threat) and that readers were going to lapse into a coma. My agent assured me that I only felt that way because journalism was my daily life. "Keep writing!" she said.

So I kept writing. Now, several years later, the I-Team series has its own reader following, and I'm still enjoying every word. How many of these books will I write? As many as you want to read.




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