Shannon Stacey

It’s release day for Ryan!

“All He Ever Desired was exactly what I had hoped it would be: sweet, romantic, laugh-out-loud hilarious, sexy, fun, and incredibly satisfying.” — Kindle Gal, Kindles & Wine

All He Ever Desired

Contemporary romance
Book 5 in the Kowalski series

A second shot at first love

After college, Ryan Kowalski decided to leave Whitford, Maine, rather than watch Lauren Carpenter marry another man. Now his siblings need his help to refurbish the family-owned Northern Star Lodge and he’s forced to face the past sooner rather than later when he collars a vandal—and learns the boy is Lauren’s son…

The last person Lauren needs back in her life is Ryan Kowalski. With a bitter ex-husband and a moody teenage son, she has enough man trouble already. But her son needs to learn a few lessons about right and wrong, even if Lauren has to escort him to Ryan’s door every day to work off his crime.

With all this close contact, Ryan and Lauren can’t deny the chemistry between them is as powerful as ever. But can a few searing kisses erase their past and pave the way for a second chance at true love?

Available now in digital from Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Carina Press/Sony
Preorder paperback edition (2/26/13): Amazon/Barnes & Noble
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15 comments to “It’s release day for Ryan!”

  1. Becky
      · November 12th, 2012 at 12:06 pm · Link

    I bought it this morning :-) I have to get some work done first before I read cause once I start, I can’t stop!

  2. library addict
      · November 12th, 2012 at 2:57 pm · Link

    Congrats. I had pre-ordered it, so need to go download it now.

  3. Shannon
      · November 12th, 2012 at 4:37 pm · Link

    I hope you both love it! :D

  4. Lori
      · November 12th, 2012 at 9:49 pm · Link

    Will this one be released on I’ve become accustomed to listening to your awesome books!

  5. Shannon
      · November 12th, 2012 at 9:59 pm · Link

    While I haven’t heard definitively, I’m 99.9% sure this one will show up at Audible within the week. All of my Carina titles have, so I can’t imagine they wouldn’t do this one. Sorry for the delay, but it’s not usually more than a few days.

  6. Carol
      · November 13th, 2012 at 2:07 am · Link

    Got my copy last night! Loved catching up with the whole family. I can’t wait for Josh and Katie’s story now, Januray can’t come fast enough. Loved the hint about Liz as well.

  7. Shannon
      · November 13th, 2012 at 7:53 am · Link

    I need to get on the ball with Liz and make her official. :)

  8. Kelly
      · November 13th, 2012 at 9:46 pm · Link

    Ordered it on the Kindle the night before and read it completely Monday. My husband was joking with me the whole night at how far I was! Loved it!!! I kinda wanna reread it now. So glad it came out when it did…especially b/c I didn’t think it was coming out until January at one point! Can’t wait for Josh and Katie’s story…the sneak peak was fantastic!!! :)

  9. Shannon
      · November 14th, 2012 at 9:16 am · Link

    I’m glad you enjoyed it! And Josh and Katie’s story is a lot of fun. I hope everybody enjoys them, too. :)

  10. Becky
      · November 14th, 2012 at 5:33 pm · Link

    I finished both All He Ever Needed and All He Ever Desired. Loved them both :-) Can’t wait for the next one! Gonna go back and reread them all.

  11. Julie
      · November 19th, 2012 at 7:21 pm · Link

    Visiting with the Kowalskis is like enjoying your favorite comfort food without the calories! My only quibble is that it ended too soon. :)

    Loved the teen.

    How many more books are there? Is there another one after Josh? I’d like to hear more about the ooops upstairs after the wedding. LOL

  12. Shannon
      · November 20th, 2012 at 1:39 pm · Link

    There aren’t any official details on books after Josh yet, but I will be writing Liz’s story. That oops upstairs was definitely a hint. :)

    And folks seem to want to see Hailey find her Prince Charming, so I think we’ll be seeing the Kowalskis for a while yet.

  13. Julie
      · November 20th, 2012 at 3:42 pm · Link

    Good to know.

    Hailey definitely needs her Prince Charming, so does Rosie (although I think I’ve seen him ;) ).

    And Julie’s going to need an X-ray file for her Paperwhite to keep track of all the Kowalskis et al!

    Thanks so much for your terrific books.

    (Kevin still hasn’t dropped out of the #1 spot.)

  14. ~B
      · December 11th, 2012 at 4:20 pm · Link

    No audiobook for this one?

  15. Shannon
      · December 11th, 2012 at 8:42 pm · Link

    There’s supposed to be, but Audible hasn’t made it available yet. I’ll have to nudge them again!

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