Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Yesterday was the official print publication date for my new book SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER.  It's the first in my new K-9 Ranch Rescue miniseries for Harlequin Romantic Suspense, and the second, TRAINED TO PROTECT, will be released in October of this year.  The e-version of SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER became available on March 1.

I've had a lot of books published over many years, so you might think I wouldn't get excited about a new one.  Several series, too.  And some of them have also been Harlequin Romantic Suspense stories.  But I'm always excited, and this one is special.  Well, okay, they're all special, but I'm pleased that at least at the moment all of the books I'm writing involve dogs--although maybe I shouldn't admit this, but I'm currently plotting something fairly different from my usual that might have a dog in it but I'm not sure dogs will be featured.  And I'm not certain whether I'll do more than plot it anyway.

In any case, SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER is about a K-9 ranch where Amber Bellott's father used to train dogs--before he was murdered.  Amber hurries home to try to save the ranch for her mother and her, and the dogs, though her father never taught her how to train canines.  As a result, she hires someone, Evan Colluro, to be her trainer-in-chief.  Of course he winds up helping her to solve her dad's murder... and not unexpectedly in a romantic suspense novel, he also becomes her romantic interest.

There's more going on in my life, as usual, and most of it relates to writing, but you can tell what's primarily on my mind for at least this week!


Betty Hechtman said...

Congrats on your release! No matter how many books you have out, each new one is exciting.

Linda O. Johnston said...

Thanks, Betty--and how true!