Shannon Stacey

My most anticipated read of the year is here

When this post goes live, I’ll be on my way to the Chevy dealership to have the fan motor resistor thingy in my truck fixed. And I can’t wait! Why? Because, thanks to the wonders of preorder and digital reading, Stephanie Tyler’s Hard to Hold will be magically appearing on my iPod in the morning and I’m going to curl up in a corner of the waiting room with a coffee and the book I’ve most wanted to read this year!

Before the official blurb, check out what Steph’s editor said about Hard to Hold: “These are juicy, fast-paced, high-action reads about three adopted brothers, all of them Navy SEALs. The natural comparison is Suzanne Brockmann or Cherry Adair, but they also make me think of Nora Roberts’ Chesapeake Bay series. Obviously the romance is the focus of the book, but the relationship among these brothers is really the heart of the series. I dare you not to fall in love with these guys.”

Maximum danger.
Maximum desire.
And holding on for dear life…

The Special Ops hero feared nothing
-until he met a woman too hot to hold…

Lt. Jake Hansen has survived some of the riskiest missions known to man. But now the wounded Navy SEAL faces his toughest job yet: Smuggling Dr. Isabelle Markham out of Africa without triggering an international incident. Not easy to do when the gorgeous hostage happens to be a senator’s daughter —and about as easy to resist as an oasis in the desert…

If it weren’t for Jake, Isabelle would still be halfway across the world, where rebel forces left her for dead. The Special Ops warrior may have saved her life, but she doesn’t need him to protect her now. Tell that to the ruggedly handsome hunk in full battle fatigues who’s just been assigned Isabelle’s personal bodyguard. Close quarters aside, Isabelle won’t let Jake anywhere near her heart — until danger throws them together again…and nothing in the jungles of wildest Africa could prepare them for a passion this wild. This crazy. This hot….

You can read an excerpt here, as well as reading more about the series and some behind-the-scenes fun.

2 comments to “My most anticipated read of the year is here”

  1. Stephanie Tyler
      · November 24th, 2009 at 5:40 pm · Link

    OMG – the pressure is killing me, Shannon Stacey (I would middle name you now if I knew it)

    Seriously, I’m so happy to be such an anticipated read and I hope you like :):) :smile:

  2. Shannon
      · November 25th, 2009 at 8:55 am · Link

    Heehee. I heard that middle name tone (though I’m not telling you what it is). And I’ve loving it so far! I think you’ve got nuttin to worry about.

    Back to Jake!

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