Author: Katie Ruggle

A graduate of the Police Academy, Katie received her ice-rescue certification and can attest that the reservoirs in the Colorado mountains really are that cold. A fan of anything that makes her feel like a bad-ass, she has trained in Krav Maga, boxing and gymnastics, has lived in an off-grid, solar- and wind-powered house in the Rocky Mountains, rides horses, shoots guns, cross-country skis and travels to warm places to scuba dive. In addition to her romantic suspense books, she also writes spicer romances under the pen name Katie Allen. Connect with Katie at http://katieruggle.com/, https://www.facebook.com/katierugglebooks, or on Twitter @KatieRuggle

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In Her Sights - Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters Book 1

In Her Sights
  • Number: B07HK4KGRG
  • Release: 2019-03-26
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Five bounty-hunting sisters

Deep in the heart of the Rockies

Fighting to save each other

...and the men who steal their hearts

Bounty hunter Molly Pax fought hard for everything she has, turning the bail recovery business she shares with her sisters into an unqualified success. So when their sticky-fingered mother jumps bail and puts the childhood home up as collateral, Molly's horrified. To make matters worse, every two-bit criminal in the Rockies now sees her family's misfortune as their next big break.

She needs help, stat.

Enter rival bounty hunter John Carmondy: six feet of pure trouble, with a cocky grin to match. John's the most cheerfully, annoyingly gorgeous frenemy Molly's ever had the pleasure of defeating...and he may be her only hope of making it out of this mess alive.


Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas - Rocky Mountain Cowboys, #1

Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas
  • Stars
  • Number: B07CP3ZW71
  • Release: 2018-09-25
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Western, Seasonal / Holiday, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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In the heart of the Rockies

In the arms of a cowboy

One white Christmas can change everything.

When firefighter and single dad Steve Springfield moved his four kids to a Colorado Christmas tree ranch, he intended for it to be a safe haven. But he never expected danger to follow them to his childhood home...

Or that he would come face-to-face with the one girl he could never forget.

Folk artist Camille Brandt lives a quiet life. As the town's resident eccentric, she's used to being lonely—until Steve freaking Springfield changes everything. Brave and kind, he's always had a piece of her heart, and it doesn't take long before she's in danger of falling for him and his rambunctious kids. But as mysterious fires break out across the sleepy Colorado town, Steve and Camille will have to fight if they want their happy family to survive until Christmas...


Through the Fire - Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #4

Through the Fire
  • Stars
  • Number: B078D68P3Z
  • Release: 2018-08-28
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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He's tall.

He's dark.

He's brutally handsome...

And he may be her only hope.

Kit Jernigan despairs of ever fitting in with her new tight-knit K9 unit—they've been through too much to welcome a stranger. So when a killer strikes, it's a fight to convince her fellow officers to trust her long enough to catch the woman she knows is responsible.

She can't do it on her own. What she needs most is a partner: local fire spotter Wesley March.

Wes knows in his heart that Kit is right, and he's willing to leave his lonely tower to help her prove it. But the more time they spend together, the hotter the fire smolders...and the more danger they're in. A member of the K9 unit's inner circle is determined to have her revenge—no matter who gets burned in the process.

This time, it's personal.


Survive the Night - Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #3

Survive the Night
  • Stars
  • Number: B073HQDYGD
  • Release: 2018-02-06
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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He's always been a haven:

For the lost. The sick. The injured.

But when a hunted woman takes shelter in his arms, this gentle giant swears he'll do more than heal her battered spirit—he'll defend her with his life.

K9 Officer Otto Gunnersen always had a soft spot for anyone in need. As Monroe's very own Dr. Doolittle, he dedicates himself to rehabilitating the injured souls that cross his path—but for all his big heart, he's never been in love.

Until he meets Sarah Clifton's haunted eyes. Until he realizes he'll do anything to save her.

All Sarah wants is to escape a life caught between ambitious crime families, but there's no outrunning her past. Her power-mad brother would hunt her to the ends of the earth...but he'd never expect Sarah to fight back. With Otto and the whole of Monroe, Colorado by her side, Sarah's finally ready to face whatever comes her way.

It's time to take a stand.


On the Chase - Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #2

On the Chase
  • Number: B01ND1K3M6
  • Release: 2017-09-05
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Injured in the line of duty,

His orders are simple:

Stay alive.

But when a frightened woman bursts into his life, Hugh and his K9 companion have no choice but to risk everything to keep her safe.

The sole witness to a horrific crime, Kaylee Ramay flees to the Colorado Rockies to start a new life. There she becomes Grace, a dog kennel employee desperately trying to avoid attention—especially from dangerously attractive K9 Officer Hugh Murdoch.

Because Hugh is tall, dark...and nothing but trouble.

Hugh is anxious to get back in the field after an act of heroism left him warming the bench.

Until then, he and his K9 partner Lexi spend their hours teasing the town's mysterious newcomer. But when their simmering attraction is nearly cut short by a sniper's bullet, Hugh's mystery woman must come clean about the secrets she keeps...

Or both of them will pay the price.


Run to Ground - Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #1

Run to Ground
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781492643043
  • Release: 2017-06-06
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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He lost his mentor.

He lost his K9 partner.

He almost lost his will to live.

But when a ruthless killer targets a woman on the run, Theo and his new K9 companion will do whatever it takes to survive—and save the woman neither can live without.

Grieving the death of his partner, Theo Bosco has no room in his life for distractions. Though his instincts scream that he should avoid Juliet 'Jules' Jackson, he can't seem to stay away. It doesn't help that Theo's new K9 companion has fallen head over paws with Jules's rambunctious family.

Or that when he's with her, Theo finally knows peace.

When Jules rescued her siblings, whisking them away to the safety of the beautifully rugged Colorado Rockies, she never expected to catch the eye—or the heart—of a cop. Yet as Jules struggles to fight her growing attraction to the brooding K9 officer, another threat lurks much closer to home...

And this time, there's no escape.


In Safe Hands - Search and Rescue, #4

In Safe Hands
  • Number: 9781492628262
  • Release: 2016-10-04
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder...

It's all come down to this...

Daisy Little has lived in agoraphobic terror for over eight years. Trapped within a prison of her own making, she watches time pass through her bedroom window. Daisy knows she'll never be a part of the world...until the day she becomes the sole witness of a terrible crime that may finally tear the Search and Rescue brotherhood apart for good.


Gone Too Deep - Search and Rescue, #3

Gone Too Deep
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  • Number: 9781492628231
  • Release: 2016-08-02
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder...

George Holloway has spent his life alone, exploring the treacherous beauty of the Colorado Rockies. He's the best survival expert Search and Rescue has, which makes him the obvious choice to lead Ellie Price through deadly terrain to find her missing father. There's just one problem-Ellie's everything George isn't. She's a city girl, charming, gregarious, delicate, small. And when she looks up at him with those big, dark eyes, he swears he would tear the world apart to keep her safe.

With a killer on the loose, he may have no choice.

Ellie's determined to find her father no matter the cost. But as she and her gorgeous mountain of a guide fight their way through an unforgiving wilderness, they find themselves in the crosshairs of a dangerous man in search of revenge. And they are now his prey...


Fan the Flames - Search and Rescue, #2

Fan the Flames
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781492628200
  • Release: 2016-06-07
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder...

As a Motorcycle Club member and firefighter, Ian Walsh is used to riding the line between the good guys and the bad. He may owe the Club his life, but his heart rests with his fire station brothers...and with the girl he's loved since they were kids, Rory Sorenson. Ian would do anything for Rory. He'd die for her. Kill for her. Defend her to his last breath-and he may just have to.

Every con in the Rockies knows Rory is the go-to girl for less-than-legal firearms, and for the past few years, she's managed to keep the peace between dangerous factions by remaining strictly neutral. But when she defends herself against a brutal attack, Rory finds herself catapulted into the center of a Motorcycle Club war-with only Ian standing between her and a threat greater than either of them could have imagined.

Search and Rescue:

On His Watch (novella)

Hold Your Breath

Fan the Flames

Gone too Deep

In Safe Hands

What People are Saying:

"Sexy and suspenseful, I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."-Julie Ann Walker, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author on Hold Your Breath

"Chills and thrills and a sexy slow-burning romance from a terrific new voice." -D.D. Ayres, author of the  K-9 Rescue Series on Hold Your Breath


Hold Your Breath - Search and Rescue, #1

Hold Your Breath
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781492628170
  • Release: 2016-04-05
  • Author: Katie Ruggle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder...

As the captain of Field County's ice rescue dive team, Callum Cook is driven to perfection. But when he meets new diver Louise "Lou" Sparks, all that hard-won order is obliterated in an instant. Lou is a hurricane. A walking disaster. And with her, he's never felt more alive...even if keeping her safe may just kill him.

Lou's new to the Rockies, intent on escaping her controlling ex, and she's determined to make it on her own terms...no matter how tempting Callum may be. But when a routine training exercise unearths a body, Lou and Callum find themselves thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse with a killer who will stop at nothing to silence Lou-and prove that not even her new Search and Rescue family can keep her safe forever.