The rule series

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romance suspense in the mountains of utah!

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Three-year Rule, Book 1 Instead of finding a serene mountain retreat to write her next book, Elizabeth unknowingly allows a stalker the freedom not only to observe her without detection but to get close enough to kill. Elizabeth finally decides to move from the city to her uncle’s property in Utah to write in seclusion. When she hires Joshua to build her home deep in the mountains, she’s amazed to discover the rugged construction owner's slightest touch rockets her pulse and leaves her wanting more. Josh looks more like a lumberjack out of some romance novel than a residential builder. More importantly, he’s the complete opposite type of man that Elizabeth usually goes for. But there was something about him she just couldn’t resist. In fact, Josh’s honest, take me as you see me attitude threatened to ruin the three-year relationship rule Elizabeth had sold to the world. Hundreds of thousands of women now believed, as she did, that everyone shows a fake personality when they meet a new love. Everyone hides their true inner self and tries to pretend to be the person they believe their new love desires.  Elizabeth’s fascination with Josh becomes her main focus. She ignores everything else in an attempt to prove Josh is not who he appears to be. She misses the warning signs she would have easily seen before. Items suddenly go missing from her rental house. After a break-in places her cherished golden retriever, Charlie in danger, Elizabeth rolls her eyes as the sheriff suggests a stalker. She’s a psychologist. If she had a stalker, she’d know it…  

Three-year Rule, Book 1

Instead of finding a serene mountain retreat to write her next book, Elizabeth unknowingly allows a stalker the freedom not only to observe her without detection but to get close enough to kill.

Elizabeth finally decides to move from the city to her uncle’s property in Utah to write in seclusion. When she hires Joshua to build her home deep in the mountains, she’s amazed to discover the rugged construction owner's slightest touch rockets her pulse and leaves her wanting more. Josh looks more like a lumberjack out of some romance novel than a residential builder. More importantly, he’s the complete opposite type of man that Elizabeth usually goes for. But there was something about him she just couldn’t resist.

In fact, Josh’s honest, take me as you see me attitude threatened to ruin the three-year relationship rule Elizabeth had sold to the world. Hundreds of thousands of women now believed, as she did, that everyone shows a fake personality when they meet a new love. Everyone hides their true inner self and tries to pretend to be the person they believe their new love desires. 
Elizabeth’s fascination with Josh becomes her main focus. She ignores everything else in an attempt to prove Josh is not who he appears to be. She misses the warning signs she would have easily seen before. Items suddenly go missing from her rental house. After a break-in places her cherished golden retriever, Charlie in danger, Elizabeth rolls her eyes as the sheriff suggests a stalker. She’s a psychologist. If she had a stalker, she’d know it…


 

Seven-year Rule, Book 2 Whitney and Mason thought rules didn't apply to them. Their life was perfect. When they heard of the theory that the seventh year of marriage was the make it or break it year for most couples, they knew it didn't apply to them. They were the perfect couple. Their brand new house overlooked a vast lake. Their brand new cars were state of the art. Their careers were taking off at an accelerated rate. Their sex life was incredible. There was no way their marriage was at risk. Then, Whitney's widower brother-in-law dies, and they find themselves the parents of three small children. Their perfect life wasn’t so perfect anymore. Raising children was never part of the plan. Now their life was a mixture of chaos and diapers. Mason wasn’t up to this task. He wanted to be free to hunt and fish on his days off. The day he swallows his emotions and tries to pull the children into his favorite pastime an unimaginable tragedy strikes; causing a crisis that brings this new family to the brink of failure.

Seven-year Rule, Book 2

Whitney and Mason thought rules didn't apply to them.

Their life was perfect. When they heard of the theory that the seventh year of marriage was the make it or break it year for most couples, they knew it didn't apply to them. They were the perfect couple. Their brand new house overlooked a vast lake. Their brand new cars were state of the art. Their careers were taking off at an accelerated rate. Their sex life was incredible. There was no way their marriage was at risk. Then, Whitney's widower brother-in-law dies, and they find themselves the parents of three small children. Their perfect life wasn’t so perfect anymore. Raising children was never part of the plan. Now their life was a mixture of chaos and diapers. Mason wasn’t up to this task. He wanted to be free to hunt and fish on his days off. The day he swallows his emotions and tries to pull the children into his favorite pastime an unimaginable tragedy strikes; causing a crisis that brings this new family to the brink of failure.

Twenty-one Year Rule, Book 3 Alaina's 3rd Book in the Inspirational, Clean, Romance, Suspense, Rule Series! Have you ever tried to break free of your current life and start over? Bash moved 2000 miles across the country to his sister's mountain home to do just that. But his past won’t let him go. Bash hadn’t quite reached his teens when he sacrificed everything to save his sister's life, including his freedom. Years later Bash hitches a ride with an old friend and travels across the country to his sister, Amy’s mountain home. It’s an uphill battle with Amy’s husband, the county sheriff, who sympathizes with Bash’s situation but stands hard on insisting his wife’s twenty-one-year-old ex-con brother walk a straight and narrow line. Bash can’t help but wonder if the sheriff knows the truth about his sister’s past. Bash stays clear of the sheriff as much as possible. He meets a young ski instructor named Grace. Falling in love was the last thing on his mind, especially with a sweet, church-going gal. But when Grace looks at him, he sees the reflection of a man in her eyes, not an ex-con. Grace doesn’t care about Bash’s past. When his old friend reappears expecting a favor, Bash tries to push Grace away for her own good, but she’ll have none of it. Bash can see his future in Grace's eyes, but his past won't let him go.

Twenty-one Year Rule, Book 3

Alaina's 3rd Book in the Inspirational, Clean, Romance, Suspense, Rule Series!

Have you ever tried to break free of your current life and start over? Bash moved 2000 miles across the country to his sister's mountain home to do just that. But his past won’t let him go.

Bash hadn’t quite reached his teens when he sacrificed everything to save his sister's life, including his freedom. Years later Bash hitches a ride with an old friend and travels across the country to his sister, Amy’s mountain home. It’s an uphill battle with Amy’s husband, the county sheriff, who sympathizes with Bash’s situation but stands hard on insisting his wife’s twenty-one-year-old ex-con brother walk a straight and narrow line. Bash can’t help but wonder if the sheriff knows the truth about his sister’s past. Bash stays clear of the sheriff as much as possible. He meets a young ski instructor named Grace. Falling in love was the last thing on his mind, especially with a sweet, church-going gal. But when Grace looks at him, he sees the reflection of a man in her eyes, not an ex-con. Grace doesn’t care about Bash’s past. When his old friend reappears expecting a favor, Bash tries to push Grace away for her own good, but she’ll have none of it. Bash can see his future in Grace's eyes, but his past won't let him go.

Termination Rule, Book 4 Everyone lives by a certain set of rules. For some, those rules are outside the law. Mia works two part-time jobs, maintains a straight A average in high school. Her spare time is spent caring for her brothers and sisters during her mother's illness. The last thing she needs is the sleazy, 23 year old, warehouse worker, Paul hitting on her. Jake was more Mia's speed. He was handsome, 16, athletic and had a kind heart. When Jake stood up to Paul in her defense, little did she know Jake's bold protective stance set in motion a series of events that would place both of their lives in danger.

Termination Rule, Book 4

Everyone lives by a certain set of rules. For some, those rules are outside the law.

Mia works two part-time jobs, maintains a straight A average in high school. Her spare time is spent caring for her brothers and sisters during her mother's illness. The last thing she needs is the sleazy, 23 year old, warehouse worker, Paul hitting on her. Jake was more Mia's speed. He was handsome, 16, athletic and had a kind heart. When Jake stood up to Paul in her defense, little did she know Jake's bold protective stance set in motion a series of events that would place both of their lives in danger.

Widow's Rule, Book 5 An inspirational romance suspense about a young widow and new attorney, Whitney who tries to concentrate on work and her children, but death won't leave her alone. Seven months pregnant with three small children and a new job was difficult for most women even with a spouse at their side. Whitney was alone, but she was strong. She would not be broken.

Widow's Rule, Book 5

An inspirational romance suspense about a young widow and new attorney, Whitney who tries to concentrate on work and her children, but death won't leave her alone.

Seven months pregnant with three small children and a new job was difficult for most women even with a spouse at their side. Whitney was alone, but she was strong. She would not be broken.

Book 6 coming in the fall of 2017!  Beth's college roommate Jill always intended to marry for money but love has a way of weaving it's way into your life. Luckily, the man she loves is a gifted businessman and they just hit the financial jackpot. But sometimes money and power can drive people apart. That's when a prenup complicates things...or does it?

Book 6 coming in the fall of 2017!  Beth's college roommate Jill always intended to marry for money but love has a way of weaving it's way into your life. Luckily, the man she loves is a gifted businessman and they just hit the financial jackpot. But sometimes money and power can drive people apart. That's when a prenup complicates things...or does it?