FRAMED, BOOK 2 OF BOSTON’S CRIMES OF PASSION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

 

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FRAMED IS NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON!

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Blood makes you related; Murder makes you family!

Riley Ashcroft discovers that being born into one of the most prominent and powerful families in Massachusetts doesn’t mean a life of ease. Far from it. Since her father, Jack Ashcroft, took his own life thirteen years ago, she has lived in the shadow of scandal. When her grandmother’s personal secretary is brutally murdered, Riley begins to suspect everything she has been told as a child was a lie. Feeling betrayed, she vows to expose her family’s darkest secrets.

Josh Kincaid, an investigative reporter, is on the heels of a major story. Thirteen years ago, Harrison Taylor’s fate lay in the hands of his lawyer, Jack Ashcroft. In the midst of rumors and scandal, Ashcroft committed suicide and Taylor’s fate was decided. Taylor is a convicted killer, but his grandmother has never stopped believing in his innocence. Now, the woman of meager means has offered a reward for any information that will free her grandson. Kincaid’s interest is peaked, but it isn’t until an anonymous tip suggests that the convicted killer was framed that he takes on the case.

Determined that the sins of the past be revealed, Kincaid and Riley search together for answers to the questions that were silenced by Jack Ashcroft’s death. But there is a killer out there that has already proven he will do whatever necessary to keep those secrets buried.

In this tale of deceit and twisted revenge, the two soon realize that no one can be trusted, not even each other…

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YOUR FREE BOOK IS WAITING!

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Belle of Charleston is FREE, but now you can get Book 2 of Southern Legacy, Shadows of Magnolia for FREE ALSO— check it out here!

A Sweeping Historical Romance!

Set against the backdrop of AntebellumCharleston with the martial clash of brother against brother looming on thehorizon–here is an absorbing, tantalizing saga of life during one of ourcountry’s most turbulent times–Southern Legacy Serial.
 
Belle of Charleston,Book One
 
In a world of pageantry and show, theMontgomery family accepts the way of life that has been antebellum Charlestonfor over a hundred years. Two cousins, the handsome and debonair, WadeMontgomery and the bold and brooding Cullen Smythe, were born to be brothers.Raised as Southern gentlemen, their character could never bequestioned–loyalty, honor, duty to one’s country, God and family. It was thetie that binds until…their bond is threatened, not only by the cry forsecession but by a woman–Josephine Buchanan Wright.

Josephine Buchanan Wright is a dutiful,southern belle. Her future seems fated to the two Montgomerys cousins…until allshe has placed her faith in falls apart. As her life spirals out of control,she tries desperately to cling to the honor and duty that has been instilled inher. But how can she do so when all she has known is no more?

AUTHOR’S NOTE:

This is a serial! The books may havecliffhangers and hooks to make you want to continue to the next book. Do notbegin if you don’t want to become addicted to the series! Southern Legacy willconsist of four books– Belle of Charleston, Shadows of Magnolia, Born to BeBrothers and The Sun Will Rise.

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PAPA BOB AND JORDAN PROMOTE MY NEXT RELEASE!

Today I thought you might enjoy a little promo my husband and grandson put together for me just for fun. I loved it…hope you do too…

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My new release is coming September 27! I haven’t released a book under Colleen Connally for two years!!! Framed is the second book in Boston’s Crime of Passion Series.

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My thanks to Papa Bob and Jordan for their absolutely adorable promotion!

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Congratulations to Steve and Mary who have already won copies of Fragmented!

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ROMANTIC PICKS IS NOW ON YOUTUBE!

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE GIVEAWAY— a Rafflecopter giveaway !

I’m giving away TWO Fire 7″ Tablets along with random ebooks throughout the month! If the YOUTUBE subscriber list hits a 1000, I will add the Amazon Echo as a prize!!! So SUBSCRIBE! SUBSCRIBE! SUBSCRIBE!

The Youtube channel will be an extension of my blog, but with added features. Want to go behind the computer and discover little tid-bits of what an author thinks and feels, what inspires them, why they choose a certain setting.  Check it out!

The first book promo will go out on Tuesday, August 29!

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Historical Romance Hot New Release on Special!

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To celebrate The Bastard Son’s release, I’m on a Book Blitz today. Join me in the celebration. The Bastard Son is only $.99 for a short time!! Enjoy!

Sumner Meador walked in a world of wealth and privilege as part of Charles Town’s elite, but that was years ago. Now he fights in the Southern backwoods driven by the passion he holds for the Patriot cause, shadowed by his past. Reeling from a devastating defeat at the hands of the British, Sumner seeks haven at his farm, only to find an interloper–an unwelcome and unwanted distraction. He has no time for the young woman or the complications she brings with her, but soon discovers he has no option but to give aid to the stubborn, courageous beauty whether she wants it or not.

Jane Kilmer has been violently thrust into the midst of the civil war ensuing in the backwoods. Hiding from one of the most dangerous vigilantes, Jane trusts no one. Suddenly, she has no choice but to put her life in Sumner’s hands. Both desire revenge, but neither wants what happens–to fall completely, undeniably in love with each other. As the war rages around them, their love is put to the ultimate test. The question becomes not whether their love will survive, but will they.

Author’s Note: This book was previously published with Whiskey Creek Press as Another Night Falls under the Tides of Charleston Series.

 

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Colleen Connally Is Back With A Upcoming Release—FRAMED!

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Colleen Connally hasn’t released a book in quite a while…but it’s coming! September 27FRAMED will be released. Book Two in Boston’s Crime of Passion promises murder, mayhem and passion!

Blood makes you related; Murder makes you family!

Riley Ashcroft discovers that being born into one of the most prominent and powerful families in Massachusetts doesn’t mean a life of ease. Far from it. Since her father, Jack Ashcroft, took his own life thirteen years ago, she has lived in the shadow of scandal. When her grandmother’s personal secretary is brutally murdered, Riley begins to suspect everything she has been told as a child was a lie. Feeling betrayed, she vows to expose her family’s darkest secrets.

Josh Kincaid, an investigative reporter, is on the heels of a major story. Thirteen years ago, Harrison Taylor’s fate lay in the hands of his lawyer, Jack Ashcroft. In the midst of rumors and scandal, Ashcroft committed suicide and Taylor’s fate was decided. Taylor is a convicted killer, but his grandmother has never stopped believing in his innocence. Now, the woman of meager means has offered a reward for any information that will free her grandson. Kincaid’s interest is peaked, but it isn’t until an anonymous tip suggests that the convicted killer was framed that he takes on the case.

Determined that the sins of the past be revealed, Kincaid and Riley search together for answers to the questions that were silenced by Jack Ashcroft’s death. But there is a killer out there that has already proven he will do whatever necessary to keep those secrets buried.

In this tale of deceit and twisted revenge, the two soon realize that no one can be trusted, not even each other…

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BE SWEPT BACK IN TIME! The Governor’s Daughter—FREE for Limited Time!

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Cathryn Blankenship has no desire for a season in London! Why on earth would her father want her to leave her home in Charles Town? Upon Cathryn’s steadfast refusal, Governor Blankenship is forced to assign a young lieutenant to watch over Cathryn on the journey and ensure his daughter’s appearance in London. Cathryn finds Lieutenant Jake Pennington the most aggravating, maddening man she has ever met…a man Cathryn soon admits she is in no hurry to see leave.

But fate has other plans for her in a world she is ill prepared to enter. She descends into a place where love and betrayal go hand and hand, where greed and treachery are second nature, but moreover the threat her father believes he has sent her is awaiting her arrival. When fate tears her apart from her Lieutenant, Cathryn finds herself desolate and alone. Soon, Cathryn makes fateful decisions that will send her back to her home.

A home far different than the one she left. A war rages. Soon, she discovers her life is in danger and the only one that can save her is the one who left her heartbroken.

Author’s Note: This book was previously published with Whiskey Creek Press as The Judas Kiss and The Promise under the Tides of Charleston Series.

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THE BASTARD SON

It’s here—THE BASTARD SON!

If you read only one of my books—read this one!

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Sumner Meador walked in a world of wealth and privilege as part of Charles Town’s elite, but that was years ago. Now he fights in the Southern backwoods driven by the passion he holds for the Patriot cause, shadowed by his past. Reeling from a devastating defeat at the hands of the British, Sumner seeks haven at his farm, only to find an interloper—an unwelcome and unwanted distraction. He has no time for the young woman or the complications she brings with her, but soon discovers he has no option but to give aid to the stubborn, courageous beauty whether she wants it or not.

Jane Kilmer has been violently thrust into the midst of the civil war ensuing in the backwoods. Hiding from one of the most dangerous vigilantes, Jane trusts no one. Suddenly, she has no choice but to put her life in Sumner’s hands. Both desire revenge, but neither wants what happens—to fall completely, undeniably in love with each other. As the war rages around them, their love is put to the ultimate test. The question becomes not whether their love will survive, but will they.

PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS ANOTHER NIGHT FALLS, TIDES OF CHARLESTON SERIES!

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SOUTHERN LEGACY—Now Available Everywhere!

Southern Legacy is now available everywhere and…and BELLE OF CHARLESTON is FREE!

AUTHOR’S NOTE:–This is a serial! The books may have cliffhangers and hooks to make you want to continue to the next book. Do not begin if you don’t want to become addicted to the series! Southern Legacy will consist of four books– Belle of Charleston, Shadows of Magnolia, Born to Be Brothers and The Sun Will Rise!

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FREE!

Named one of THE BEST KINDLE BOOKS OF 2015 by Digital Book Today!

Set against the backdrop of Antebellum Charleston with the martial clash of brother against brother looming on the horizon-here is an absorbing, tantalizing saga of life during one of our country’s most turbulent times-Southern Legacy Series.

Belle of Charleston, Book One 

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.

Josephine BuchananWright is a dutiful, southern belle. Her future seems fated to the two Montgomery cousins…until all she has placed her faith in falls apart. As her life spirals out of control, she tries desperately to cling to the honor and duty that has been instilled in her. But how can she do so when all she has known is no more?

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Somewhere between love and tomorrow is forever!

Josephine Buchanan Wright is forced apart from the man she loves. She has chosen the path of honor and duty, denying her heart its desire. Unaware of a growing threat against her, she strives to make her dying father’s wish a reality.

Cullen Smythe returns to Philadelphia and tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered heart…forget her and make a life for himself–alone. But fate has other plans for once more Josephine enters his world.

Can their love be rekindled against the forces against them? Love and betrayal; jealousy and violence–all with a war looming on the horizon, bidding brother against brother.

 

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Each has chosen a different path, Tied by the bond of brothers!

The tie that bound the cousins, Cullen Smythe and Wade Montogmery, together has been strained…stretched to the breaking point and there is nothing Josephine can do. The bond once shared, once so strong, has been lost in the turmoil surrounding their lives…none larger than the war that looms on the horizon. The war will force the brothers to choose sides. Each will defend their beliefs and loyalties with courage and valor, but each will stand against each other. The world that once was will be no more.

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From the ashes of war, can an ember of love still burn?

The final chapter of this sweeping tale finds Josephine Wright Montgomery reeling from the devastation and loss around her. Stunned, she has never felt so helpless and alone. The life she has known is gone forever. Through her courage and strength, she is determined to hold onto Magnolia Bluff, but there is more working against her than the war raging.

US Navy Lieutenant Cullen Smythe has distinguished himself with his bravery and valor in the hard fought campaigns at New Orleans and Mobile. Time and battles have done little to expunge the demons that haunt him. Nevertheless when he receives news he has long feared, he has no choice. He follows his heart back to Josephine…but will it be too late?

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From my beginning…Seductive Secrets

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From the start of my writing career, Seductive Secrets has always had a special place in my heart. Now for the next a few days, it’s on special—$.99!

Someone wants Alyce Hythe dead…

Shunned from London society for being the daughter of England’s most notorious spy, Alyce Hythe desires only to clear her father’s name. For years, she has been hidden away from all prying eyes, given a new identity and told to forget who she was. But strange things have been happening causing old rumors to once more be whispered.

Long has Lord Julian Casvelyn lived with guilt brought on when his brother was murdered by England’s most infamous traitor. But one eventful night has changed everything Lord Julian believed about his brother’s death. Never did he suspect the woman he has just saved from certain harm is the daughter of that man. Now Julian is caught in midst of a conspiracy and desire for that woman. Thrown together by fate, the two search for answers long denied them and along the way discover a love that can free them both.

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HAPPY READING!

 

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