Author: Shelly Thacker

Reviewers use words like "exquisite" and "stunning" to describe Shelly Thacker's unique blend of powerful emotion, edge-of-your-seat adventure, and steamy sensuality. Shelly's historical and paranormal romances have earned her a place on national bestseller lists and lavish praise from such diverse media as Publishers Weekly, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Locus, and The Oakland Press, who have called her books “innovative,” “addictive,” and “powerful.”

A two-time RWA RITA Finalist, Shelly has won numerous other honors for her novels, including a National Readers' Choice Award, several Romantic Times Certificates of Excellence, and five straight KISS Awards for her outstanding heroes. The Detroit Free Press has twice placed her romances on their annual list of the year's best.

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After Sundown - Lawless Nights, #1

After Sundown
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00DIHZ49E
  • Release: 2013-07-30
  • Author: Shelly Thacker
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Western
  • Publisher: Summit Avenue Books
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He vowed to bring her to justice...

U.S. Marshal Lucas McKenna has brought down some of the most notorious outlaws in the West. Now he's on a personal mission: hunting the woman who killed his brother.

Antoinette Sutton is running for her life. The evidence against her is overwhelming--and no one will believe the truth about what happened. Lucas captures the dark-haired beauty in Colorado, but before he can take her back to Missouri to stand trial, the two are snowbound in a remote mining town. During the firelit nights of a Rocky Mountain winter, lawman and prisoner are caught in a dance of danger and desire... until Annie loses her heart and Lucas faces an impossible choice: will he do his duty and turn her in, or set her free and become an outlaw himself?

An RWA RITA Award Finalist: Best Historical Romance of the Year

This revised Author's Preferred Edition ebook includes new scenes never before published. Also includes bonus content: "The Making of AFTER SUNDOWN: The Story Behind the Story," plus excerpts from upcoming Shelly Thacker books.


Run Wild - Escape with a Scoundrel

Run Wild
  • Number: B00CH67UWQ
  • Release: 2013-04-21
  • Author: Shelly Thacker
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Summit Avenue Books
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A sexy pair of scoundrels run from the law--shackled together by an unbreakable iron chain.

Nicholas Brogan is an ex-pirate with years of sin branded on his soul. Samantha Delafield is a high-born lady turned devious thief. Captured by His Majesty's marshals, the two are on their way to the gallows until they stage a daring escape and run for their lives--shackled together by an iron chain that quickly proves unbreakable.

Forced to work together to survive, the outlaws find themselves locked in a battle of fierce wills and fiery passions. From a remote forest in Staffordshire to a secret hideout in London's most elegant square, they must learn to trust one another as they face old enemies, dark secrets... and discover a love more priceless than any gem they've ever stolen.

This revised Author's Preferred Edition ebook includes new scenes never before published. Also includes bonus content: "The Making of RUN WILD: The Story Behind the Story," plus excerpts from upcoming Shelly Thacker books.


Timeless - Stolen Brides Series

Timeless
  • Number: B00A8N50E0
  • Release: 2012-11-15
  • Author: Shelly Thacker
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Summit Avenue Books
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She's swept away to a hidden island paradise filled with pleasures... and secrets.

Abducted from a trade fair by a mysterious warrior, Lady Avril de Varennes awakens on Asgard Island, an enchanted paradise cloaked in mists and mystery, kept secret from the world for centuries. Against her will, Avril weds her arrogant captor, Hauk Valbrand--even as she vows to escape. Hauk believes himself beyond the reach of love, until his fiery captive bride begins to melt his heart of ice. But soon he must reveal the stunning truth about Asgard and its people--and Hauk and Avril must choose between love and honor, duty and desire... now and forever.

This expanded Author's Preferred Edition ebook includes additional scenes never before published. Also includes bonus content: "The Making of TIMELESS: The Story Behind the Story," plus excerpts from upcoming Shelly Thacker books.

The Stolen Brides Series: One falls through time and finds herself married to a dark stranger... one may never reach her royal wedding if she can't resist her rugged protector... one is abducted by a mysterious swordsman and swept away to a secret island paradise. Three regal brides are about to discover that falling in love with a warrior is the most dangerous adventure of all.


Forever His - Stolen Brides Series

Forever His
  • Number: B006NG0GXQ
  • Release: 2011-12-17
  • Author: Shelly Thacker
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Summit Avenue Books
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On New Year's Eve, she tumbles 700 years back in time--and into the bed of a darkly handsome knight.

Sir Gaston de Varennes wanted a docile bride who would fit into his plans for vengeance and justice, but a trick of time finds him married to a thoroughly modern American lady who turns his castle, his life, and his heart upside down. Will her desperate secret tear them apart after only a few bittersweet weeks of stolen passion--or will they conquer mistrust, treachery, and time itself to discover a love that spans the centuries?

This Author's Preferred Edition e-book includes bonus content: "The Making of Forever His: The Story Behind the Story," plus sneak previews of upcoming Shelly Thacker books.

The Stolen Brides Series: One falls through time and finds herself married to a dark stranger... one may never reach her royal wedding if she can't resist her rugged protector... one is abducted by a mysterious swordsman and swept away to a secret island paradise. Three regal brides are about to discover that falling in love with a warrior is the most dangerous adventure of all.


His Forbidden Touch - Stolen Brides Series

His Forbidden Touch
  • Number: B0065QWGXW
  • Release: 2011-11-07
  • Author: Shelly Thacker
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Summit Avenue Books
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She may never reach her royal wedding if she can’t resist the rugged mercenary assigned to protect her.

Disgraced ex-knight Royce Saint-Michel was banished from his homeland because of an impulsive act that cost him all he held dear. Now, he has the chance to reclaim his birthright--if he agrees to protect a princess on a journey that may prove deadly to them both.

Royce must escort the lovely Princess Ciara across a war-torn land to her royal wedding... and ensure that she arrives untouched. The two set off alone on a treacherous journey through snowy mountain passes, but forbidden desire soon proves even more dangerous than the assassins on their trail. With the fate of two kingdoms hanging in the balance, will Royce and Ciara do as honor and duty demand... or surrender to the longing in their hearts?

This Author's Preferred Edition e-book includes bonus content: "The Making of His Forbidden Touch: The Story Behind the Story," plus excerpts from upcoming Shelly Thacker books.

The Stolen Brides Series: One falls through time and finds herself married to a dark stranger ... one may never reach her royal wedding if she can't resist her rugged protector ... one is abducted by a mysterious swordsman and swept away to a secret island paradise. Three regal brides are about to discover that falling in love with a warrior is the most dangerous adventure of all.


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