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AUTHOR COLLEEN CONNALLY

 

I’m Colleen Connally. I want you to read my books and would love your support.

I’m a bestselling Indie author on Amazon. I have eighteen books, eight under Colleen Connally and ten under Jerri Hines. I write mostly romances, mainly historical. My last release, Scream for the Camera, was a new genre for me, paranormal suspense. But the series I’m working on at the moment is epic fantasy.

So What is Patreon?

This is my first venture into this venue. I have heard some wonderful things about this site. I have come to discover that the best way to discover if something works is to try it out. Hopefully, this will be beneficial to us both. With your support for me, you will gain access to my writing process and books.

I will also be blogging. I can’t promise you what I will be blogging about. I imagine it will be mainly about books and writing. I love talking about not only my books, but other authors as well. I will confess, I will probably include my dog, Charlie, cooking, and who knows what else.

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There are a few things Parnell Stillman is dead certain he will never do:
He’d never fall in love.
He’d never have kids.
He’d never be a hero. 

Stillman’s first and only love is flying. The struggle to keep his air cargo business solvent is challenge enough. Rebecca Hollis believes caring for others is the road to happiness. Tasked to shepherd five orphans on a flight to a conclave to meet prospective adoptive parents, she learns it takes much more. The plane is caught helpless in the grip of a storm that sends it plunging into a frozen wilderness. Rebecca determines she and the disagreeable pilot must work together to insure the survival and rescue of the orphans. Parnell Stillman has other ideas. So do the orphans. Rescue means a return to foster homes and an uncaring welfare system. Or maybe not.

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DANGEROUS MEMORIES ~ FREE

Free March 22-26 Only! DANGEROUS MEMORIES for “I was enthralled with Keira’s predicament.” “Great read, good intrigue!”

What kind of woman am I?

The question haunts Keira Rhodes when she awakens in the hospital with amnesia and learns that two men claim to be her baby’s father.

Logan claims he is her loving husband. Although Keira feels drawn to this quiet man, she senses that their marriage has been far from perfect. For Logan’s own brother, Kyle, staunchly maintains that Keira’s baby and her heart are his…

The truth lay hidden in Keira’s lost memory—and in the tender touch of one special man.

If you enjoy the Hallmark Mystery movies, you will love Dangerous Memories.

PAST OF SHADOWS (2)PAST OF SHADOWS

Past of Shadows, Bk 1 The Three Realms Series Torn between two worlds, Kela soon discovers she is the hope of both!

Kela Calledwdele was born with a destiny, a Euchoun with only one purpose in life…to protect. Torn between two worlds, Kela soon discovers she is the hope of both. Now she must find the courage to face the destiny, fate has dictated to her.

Kela has always known what path in life she would follow. She was born a Euchoun. Half Witheleghean, a passive, peaceful race where magic runs freely and the other half, Sordarin, a valiant warrior race of hawkmen who rule the sky, she knows well her parents gave the ultimate sacrifice to give her a chance to live. Yet, in so doing, they have left Kela unprepared to face the danger that awaits her–an evil like no other–Asmeodai!

D17-aHlWkAA0Zj7FLORIDA FICTION SERIES

Three full-length novels filled with love, intrigue, murder, and mayhem in wild and wacky Florida

Tortoise Stew, Trails in the Sand, Native Lands follow the outrageous happenings in the Sunshine State when it comes to developing and destroying precious natural resources. Love and romance mingle with bits of environmental truths in these three contemporary novels.

Tortoise Stew – Politics, murder, and chaos in rural Florida “. . .a hugely entertaining book about local politics, corruption, environmentalist and journalism in a small fictitious town in Florida.” -Christoph Fischer Books

Often compared to the novels of Carl Hiassen, Tortoise Stew exposes the quest to destroy the landscape of rural Florida. Small town politics take center stage in this novel about the development of Florida at any cost. Kelly Sands is a reporter covering some of the more controversial and contentious issues in the fictional north Florida town of Calloway. Dead armadillos and gopher tortoise carcasses are left as calling cards to those opposing the development as commission meetings erupt into all-out warfare. With the murder of one commissioner and the suicide of his wife, Kelly begins an investigation that threatens to topple the carefully laid plans of the developers and politicians to bring a movie studio and landing strip within the city limits of the small town. When a young girl is killed by a semi-truck from Monster Mart, the environmentalists become even more vocal against the developers’ plans. Chaos reigns as both sides raise voices and fists in one cacophonous uproar until saner heads bring justice to all.

Trails in the Sand – Family secrets, an oil spill, and redemption
Trails in the Sand is a southern drama on the scale of Anne Rivers Siddons.” Amazon review

When environmental writer Caroline Carlisle sets off to report on endangered sea turtles during the BP oil spill in 2010, the last thing she expects is to do is uncover family secrets. The long-kept secrets threaten to destroy her family, unless she can heal the hurts from a lifetime of lies. To make matters worse, Caroline’s love for her late sister’s husband, Simon, creates an uproar in a southern family already set on a collision course with its past.

Trails in the Sand is set on Florida’s Panhandle and the east coast near St. Augustine. Florida’s Panhandle beaches, including St. George Island, off the coast near Apalachicola in the Gulf of Mexico, are home to hundreds of sea turtle nests each summer. When the oil spill threatens to come ashore on Florida’s Panhandle beaches, conservationists and wildlife managers join together in an historic effort to save the sea turtle eggs by moving them across the state to Cape Canaveral. As the oil from BP’s oil spill continues to spew forth into the Gulf of Mexico, urgency to save Florida wildlife mounts.

It’s in this atmosphere that Caroline discovers the truth about her family as she writes stories about the rescue of the eggs.

Native Lands – Nature and love disrupted always find a way back
Native Lands by P.C. Zick is a wonderful novel and a gripping thriller at the same time. Handling several plot lines and many characters with ease, Zick has a story rich in plot and full of fabulous characters.” Amazon review

When their environment is torn apart by a conglomerate of international interests, a tribe of native Floridians thought to be extinct rise up and form their own oddly matched conglomerate, and with the assistance of nature, attempt to halt the destruction of the natural world they treasure. Cultural boundaries established centuries ago are erased as love and nature seek the balance lost in the battle for power and control of the last of the Florida frontier.<

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NEW RELEASE ~ FREE

Zoey Mathers had everything going for her until one night she lost her biggest client, her job, and her reputation. Leaving her life up to fate, Zoey closed her eyes and pointed. She would serve out her career exile in the small mountain town of Moonshine Hollow where moonshine flowed as freely as a mountain stream.

Giving up the law to become a baker in Moonshine Hollow turned out to be the best thing Zoey had ever done. She was happy and enjoying life in her new small town. But Zoey should have learned the first time . . . one night can change your whole life.

After unknowingly crashing a battle between witches, Zoey accidentally becomes a witch herself. That’s all before Zoey stumbles over a murder victim and the town’s sheriff becomes involved. Now she’s trying to find a murderer, stop two old witches from playing matchmaker, and learning she’s way more than a mere accidental witch.

And that’s all before fate turns up one more sexy hunk of a twist . . .

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NEW RELEASE ~ SPORTS ROMANCE

He wants out of the friend zone…she doesn’t believe in happily ever after.

Relationships are not in Lauren Gentry’s playbook. The only kind she’s willing to consider are friends-with-benefits and even a red-hot and sexy hockey player like Dave Martin isn’t going to change that. Right?

When those chocolate brown eyes threaten to melt her defenses she has to remind herself that demons from her past could rise up at any moment. Which is going to be pretty hard to do, since she loses herself every time they touch.

Dave used to love the benefits that came easily to professional athletes; especially when they were in the form of puck bunnies who only wanted one night. But when he meets the pint-sized girl with bewitching green eyes and sun-streaked auburn hair his outlook suddenly changes.

He wants forever with Lauren. Now he just has to convince her.

Can Lauren risk everything for the man she’s secretly been falling for? Or will her past stop her from taking a chance on love?

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He’s watching, waiting…
The last person disgraced reporter Faye Lewis wants back in her life is Detective Rob Halliday, her former fiancé, the man she blames for ruining her career and breaking her heart. But when she discovers her best friend’s mother murdered, she doesn’t hesitate to call him.
Breaking up with Faye after she unjustly accused him of sabotaging her career was a crippling personal blow for Rob, but he coped by burying himself in his work. For the past year, his team has been hunting the Harvester, a serial killer who ritualistically murders new mothers and vanishes with their infants. What Rob doesn’t need is another case, especially one involving his ex-fiancée. But, when the killer’s newest victim resembles Faye, all bets are off.
When Faye is assaulted in her own apartment, Rob realizes that not only are these cases connected, Faye may be the key to finding the elusive killer, providing Rob can keep her out of the maniac’s hands.
Realizing her vulnerability, Faye agrees to set aside their past to work the case together, but the more they investigate, the more complex the situation becomes. The mad man has an agenda, one that involves Faye. Can they catch the Harvester before he finds Faye and reaps another prize?

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One day away from living on the streets, former pro football player Jake Hudgins has sunk to an all-time low. When he’s offered a job in a fledgling program to transition athletes at the end of their playing careers, he jumps on it, even though the offer was made to the financially sound man he once was, not the broke one he is now. Taxed with being a good example for young athletes, Jake is a fraud, and his coworker is suspicious.

Aggie Hermann has come to terms with never being a size six or even a size twelve. She’s made peace with her body and avoids men who see women as objects instead of looking deeper. Her new coworker, Jake, appears to be the superficial variety, and he has a secret. Aggie’s certain of that, even as she struggles with the irresistible attraction between them.

Working closely together to get the job done ignites Jake and Aggie’s passion until the resulting fire is sure to burn them both. Can their love survive the fallout when Jake’s secret is revealed, or will it be reduced to ashes?

This book was originally published in Kindle Worlds as Daring to Win.

 

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No vamps. No weres. No zombies. Or blood or guts or ugly.

Over a thousand pages “…loaded with snark, betrayals, love, mayhem, and of course MAGIC!”

Lots of sexual tension between Thea Gale, owner of the famous red shoes with a witch-killer history, and Dr. Magnus Rogon, future King of Right-Thinking Witches and Warlocks with long memories of witch-hating common humans.

“Characters are irritatingly fun! Romance is annoying – and hot.”

Dark spells, family disapproval, and The High Tribunal’s outdated world views conspire against star-crossed lovers from different worlds. An obstacle at every turn blocks Thea and Magnus. They persist in believing the truest magic is love.

“… cures all seriousness. Sheer slaphappy, zany pleasure, like a big wad of cotton candy without the calories.”

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A murder in the Everglades …
The return of a woman exiled …
A killer who wants her gone …

Ten years ago, Kim took on the good ole boys when she testified against her stepfather in the murder of a local girl. When he was acquitted, she had to leave the town she loved. Her grandmother’s death brings her back to the small Everglades town to reclaim her place. The last thing she needs is to tangle with Zell MagGregor, the sexy, laid-back son of the man she testified against … and especially to start falling for him. Someone is watching Kim, making sure she doesn’t tread too close to the truth. Because murder is a small price to pay to keep a secret…

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An intrepid young woman. An incredible gift. A terrible price to pay.

As a child, Emelynn Taylor accepted a stranger’s gift that changed her life forever. This gift wasn’t wrapped in pretty paper and tied with a bow, nor could it ever be returned. Now, it’s taken over her life. Striking without warning, it strips Emelynn of gravity and sends her airborne, unchecked.

Haunted by terrifying flights she can’t control, Emelynn returns to the seaside cottage of her childhood, where she vows to take command of her dangerous gift. Here, she discovers an underground society whose members share her hidden ability, and a man who sends her heart soaring.

But is this secret society using the gift for good, or for evil? Unravelling the truth will plunge Emelynn into a fight for her freedom—and her life.

The first book in The Gift Legacy seriesSecret Sky is a thriller that skirts the edges of reality in a world within our own. Buckle up and escape the ordinary: take flight with Emelynn Taylor.

(Secret Sky was previously published as The Gift: Awakening)

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Summer vacation turns deadly when Darcy investigates a cold case that gets real hot, real fast…

Two weeks before junior year, Darcy Walker hops a plane to Florida. Fresh off the high of solving three murders, she’s up for a little R&R with her best friend, Dylan, and his family. But even before her feet hit the Orlando soil, she meddles once again. The case of the disappearance of a five-year-old boy who vanished six months earlier looms like a passenger jet over a swamp. In turbulence. Above writhing, feeding alligators.

…chum for a verb like Darcy Walker.

Convinced she can bring the boy home, Darcy travels down a road that not only follows the missing child but branches off into the corrupt and sinister world of mob activity. She also tampers in a murder investigation. One assigned to Dylan’s detective grandfather. Add a flirtationship with her hottie best friend…and she’s got one too many distractions. Yup, trouble. With a capital T.

But Trouble has teeth, and it is snapping at her heels. As danger spikes, can she survive until sunrise?

Readers call the Darcy Walker Series Stephanie Plum meets Veronica Mars meets The Blacklist.

 

One-click this fast-paced, humorous thriller today!

 

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Keep Your Green March MadnessKeep Your Green Madness Giveaway!
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Enter for your chance to win some great prizes!

This month I have joined together with other bestselling authors for a phenomenal giveaway! Enter the giveaway then grab these great Romances below!!!

$50 Amazon Shopping Spree!

Cuisinart DBM-8 Supreme Grind Automatic Burr Mill $43.95 Value

BEDSURE Sherpa Fleece Blanket $29.59 Value

Harry Potter, “Gryffindor Shield” Woven Tapestry Throw Blanket $25.99 Value

 

Southern Legacy, 4-Bk Collection (2)SOUTHERN LEGACY 4-BK COLLECTION

BARGAIN $0.99 ~ HISTORICAL ROMANCE

Southern Legacy, the Sweeping Romance that got rejected for an Amazon Ad last week, is now a bargain at $0.99 until March 24. The exact reason for the rejection was “The cover image of your ad shows a male character and a female character with sexual expressions” or simply ‘THE LOOK.’

Instead of fighting with Amazon about how ridiculous this is, I’m going to go with it. Southern Legacy 4-Bk Collection will now be known as ‘THE LOOK.’ 

In a world of pageantry and show, the Montgomery family accepts the way of life that has been antebellum Charleston for over a hundred years. Two cousins, the handsome and debonair, Wade Montgomery and the bold and brooding Cullen Smythe, were born to be brothers. Raised as Southern gentlemen, their character could never be questioned–loyalty, honor, duty to one’s country, God and family. It was the tie that binds until…their bond is threatened, not only by the cry for secession but by a woman–Josephine Buchanan Wright.
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Sassy private-eye Emily Parker’s latest case hits way too close to home. 

She is in for the fight of her life when the man she loves, Paradise Valley’s sexy police detective, is arrested for murdering an Assistant District Attorney. The DA is pushing hard for the death penalty.

All the evidence points to Colin, so Emily must pull out all the stops to prove him innocent–but will it be enough?

If you like your sleuths feisty, fun, and female, you’ll love sassy private-eye Emily Parker!  Romantic and suspenseful, captivating and addicting–you’re in for a wildly entertaining read! Absolutely unputdownable!

The Pursuit of Lies is Book 4 in the Paradise Valley romantic cozy mystery series by New York Times bestselling author Debra Burroughs. The characters are captivating, the intrigue is juicy, there’s a splash of humor, and the romance is sizzling but clean. A totally addicting series!

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Unlock the secrets in Reunion Gap

When the son of the man who lost everything falls in love with the daughter of the man who stole it all, there can only be heartache ahead.

Readers who loved Mary Campisi’s bestselling Truth in Lies series, also known as the “A Family Affair” books, won’t want to miss Strangers Like Us, Book One in Mary’s new Reunion Gap series. It’s a tale of deception, secrets, forgiveness and redemption set in a small town.

Rogan Donovan gave up the glamour of big city life and returned home to help his family rebuild their lives after a smooth-talking stranger swindled his parents out of their life savings. But some things—like reputation and trust—can’t be rebuilt, and small towns never forget past offenses.

When Elizabeth Hayes arrives in Reunion Gap, bent on helping the people her father cheated, Rogan opens his heart to her, unaware she’s the daughter of the man who destroyed his father’s life. Despite her good intentions, Elizabeth’s secret will be exposed creating heartache, resentment, and bitterness.

Will forgiveness and redemption follow?

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A Heartwarming, Rip Roaring Western Romance

>>>It’s 1800 Old Nebraska, where whorehouse madams, ladies of the night, a schoolmarm, a Pinkerton detective, a Shakespeare-quoting old coot, brutal outlaws, and a horse-wrangler come to life. Added to the mix are adult themes and a colorful land rush, Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley, bank/train robberies, small town local politics, and of course––ROMANCE.