Carolyn Rae (a/k/a Carolyn Rae Williamson), has a new book coming out, which is set in Peru. She also wrote the text of There IS Life After Lettuce (Eakin Press), a cookbook for heart patients and diabetics and has a master’s degree in home economics. Whenever she tastes a delicious high calorie dish, she goes home to make a more healthy, but still tasty version. Her other passion is writing romantic suspense and delving into the minds of stalkers, bombers and terrorists that threaten the course of true love. Her profile and travel articles have appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, The Dallas Morning News, Positive Parenting, AAA World, Hawaii and Alaska, and Romance Writer’s Report.
Cuddling an injured stray pup in the veterinarian’s office, ambitious reporter Heather McKinley meets his intriguing brother, brilliant CDC doctor, Daniel Whistler.
While visiting his brother, Daniel enjoys getting to know Heather and picnicking with her and her dog in Pleasant Prairie, Texas. He’d rather spend more time with Heather, but he soon gets called back to his office in Atlanta to investigate a new virus. Mutated from the Rift Valley Fever in Kenya, the more deadly virus not only sickens people, but causes sterility.
Despite being recently divorced, Heather is thrilled to discover she’s finally pregnant and hopes to carry the baby to term.
Delighted to visit Daniel in Atlanta, she becomes infected by a bioterrorist spreading the virus in the air. She is devastated by her miscarriage and determined to help Daniel hunt and stop whoever is dispersing the virus. She interviews patients at the hospital for her paper.
Following tips, she and Daniel travel to Dallas and New Orleans, and even board a Caribbean cruise ship in their search. Heather and Daniel enjoy being together on the cruise as their developing love for each other deepens, but each holds a secret threatening to tear them apart.
Patricia Parker is momentarily mistaken for a princess by none other than handsome Crown Prince Lawrence of Cordillera, a small country sandwiched between France and Spain. When he invites her to tea at the palace, she is astonished to learn the royal family wants her to help them avoid a scandal by stepping in for the real princess, who has disappeared. Patricia offers to help Prince Lawrence search for his cousin on the Isle of Capri. Now she has to deal with the irresistible attentions of the prince, who is not supposed to wed a commoner and the danger from his cousin's stalker.
Tossed aside in favor of her sister, a determined Valerie Trumbull reluctantly teams up with her ex-fiance's brother, Matt Larson, to hunt her missing sister south of the Texas border. Valerie expects him to be a jerk like his brother, but Matt compliments her and says he finds her sexy. When she awakes on a narrow cot in their Mexican prison cell, she is warmed by his arms around her.
Attorney Matt Larson is attracted to Valerie, but she argues constantly with him about his plans to find her sister. Valerie also disappears and he sets everything aside to find her. When she’s delivered, half alive, to his office in a wooden shipping crate, he realizes how much she means to him. Can they manage to compromise while searching for her sister?
Laura Lee Leventhal won’t let her ex-boss continue running his miniature mafia. She trusts the Witness Security Program to set her up in the small town of Grandville, Texas. There she not only hides from him, but from love and marriage until she meets handsome Alexander Brandon. When her ex-boss’s thug shows up, Alex helps her escape. Wary, she resolves not to get involved with him.
Burned-out ex-CIA agent, Alexander Brandon, wants to protect the auburn-haired beauty from the scum bag hunting her. However, he can’t forget the last woman he failed to protect. His only joy in life is his five-year-old daughter. Maybe with Laura Lee, he can forge a happier relationship–if she’ll let him.
Fashion designer, Elizabeth Leventhal, Lee’s sister, wants to escape her abusive ex-husband, who works for the Elites, a Texas crime ring. When he beats down her door, she calls U.S. Marshal Joe Berg, to put her in the Witness Security Program. He asks her to attend an Elite party to get enough evidence to enroll her in the program. That fills her with dread.
Handsome and muscular, Joe yearns for the plucky Elizabeth and struggles with his obstinate boss, his forbidden attraction to Elizabeth, and the crime ring’s attempts to turn her over to her ex-husband.
U.S. Marshal Sheila Talbot picks up a rebel ex-cop as her first witness. She tries not to be impressed with his good looks and his more than a touch of arrogance, which she finds hard to ignore. He runs her ragged trying to keep him safe. Despite rules against involvement with witnesses, he tempts her at every turn. When he bolts from the program, fearing for his safety, she follows him to Hawaii, and they barely escape danger.
Brent didn’t want to be set up with another U.S. Marshal. He and she were good together, and yes, he knew they were breaking the rules, but why did she have to trade him for the scum bag he’s supposed to testify against. He can hardly wait until that damn trial, but will she still want to be with him then?
Adventurous Megan McKinley finds searching for gold more exciting after hunky, bearded photographer, Joseph Logan, a man with a hidden past and a secret agenda, arrives at the dig. After Megan's archaeology professor boasts he found the terra cotta bowl she dug up, she suspects he’s not the benevolent mentor she’d thought him. Then she discovers the photographer is actually Josh Seward, the clean-cut high school teacher she had a crush on years ago.
After Josh rescues her from hired gunmen, she is forced to flee with him thorough the Incan jungle. She finds passion in his arms before discovering he’s hidden his identity to investigate a smuggling operation and actually suspected her. Now she's mortified and mad. He should have trusted her with his identity before making love to her. But they must work together and trust each other, to escape the danger that's never far behind. For love to survive, she must forgive him for deceiving her, and he must deal with guilt from his deadly past and his belief he's not worthy of her.