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by Kathryn Shay
Once again, Kathryn Shay puts into words what she’s learned as a high school teacher. She also spent time with the public defender and a district attorney to research this book!
“Each page is pure seduction of the senses.” – Genie Romex Reviews
Three years after his wife’s death, Luke Rayburn is still struggling with loneliness and the challenges of being a single father. But when his son, Michael, decides he wants to meet his biological mother, Luke must face one of the biggest challenges of his life. Who knew, when they both meet the haunted, beautiful Meredith Hunter, their lives would get inextricably bound together? Full of hot passion and tender family scenes, MICHAEL’S FAMILY is sure to tug on your heart strings.
“Once again, Kathryn Shay blends realism and romance to flawless perfection. Her strength lies in her ability to capture the voice of children with thoughtful insight into how they think and what they feel. The love story is passionate and bittersweet. There’s no stopping this gifted author!” – The Literary Times, Inc.
“With brilliant characterization and sizzling sensuality, Kathryn Shay gifts us with an emotional powerhouse of a love story.” – RT Book Reviews
by Kathryn Shay
“A touching story about goals, emotional insecurity and the ability to grow and change unfolds in the remarkable and realistic page-turner. Ms. Shay has once again gifted us with a beautiful love story filled with hope, healing and the pursuit of happiness.” – Rendezvous Magazine
In this emotionally charged story, Annie Montgomery and Zachary Sloan have shared a complicated past. They met as young college students, married, and planned to live happily ever after. They thought they could deal with their differences, but they were wrong. A bitter divorced ensued, and they both started new lives. Or have they? When they meet during a crisis, Annie and Zach share a bed again. A month later, Annie discovers she’s pregnant. Since having children was one of the stumbling blocks of their marriage, Annie can’t believe Zach is happy about his impending fatherhood. Zach has to convince her he’s changed, and Annie must learn to compromise, because one thing is for certain–they never stopped loving each other!
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by Kathryn Shay
A real life medevac helicopter unit, Mercy Flight Base in Canandaigua, New York, served as the basis for Shay’s research for this book. She is grateful for all the hours the dedicated pilots, paramedics and staff spent with her.
“One of the best features of this romance is the authentic air ambulance / search and rescue backdrop. I enjoyed reading this family focused romance.” – Muse Creations
Guardian Flight Base, a search and rescue air ambulance service, needs another helicopter and Alexis Castle has come to Catasaga Lake to see if her company, Castle Industries, deems them worthy of grant money. She soon finds out that they are very deserving, but not before she falls in love with their head pilot, Spence Keagan, a set-in-his ways, untrusting man. Both Spence and Alexis know getting involved smacks of impropriety, but they can’t help themselves. They’re further bound together when their two kids, both of whom are estranged from their parents, form a bond of their own. Complicated and intense, this relationship sets the stage for some high powered action and passionate love scenes.
Kathryn Shay is a lifelong writer. At fifteen, she penned her first ‘romance,’ a short story about a female newspaper reporter in New York City and her fight to make a name for herself in a world of male journalists – and with one hardheaded editor in particular. Looking back, Kathryn says she should have known then that writing was in her future. But as so often happens, fate sent her detouring down another path.
Fully intending to pursue her dream of big city lights and success in the literary world, Kathryn took every creative writing class available at the small private women’s college she attended in upstate New York. Instead, other dreams took precedence. She met and subsequently married a wonderful guy who’d attended a neighboring school, then completed her practice teaching, a requirement for the education degree she never intended to use. But says Kathryn, “I fell in love with teaching the first day I was up in front of a class, and knew I was meant to do that.”
Kathryn went on to build a successful career in the New York state school system, thoroughly enjoying her work with adolescents. But by the early 1990s, she’d again made room in her life for writing. It was then that she submitted her first manuscript to publishers and agents. Despite enduring two years of rejections, she persevered. And on a snowy December afternoon in 1994, Kathryn Shay sold her first book to Harlequin Superromance.
Since that first sale, Kathryn has written twenty-two books for Harlequin, ten mainstream contemporary romances for the Berkley Publishing Group, and two online novellas, which Berkley then published in traditional print format.
Kathryn has become known for her powerful characterizations – readers say they feel they know the people in her books – and her heart-wrenching, emotional writing (her favorite comments are that fans cried while reading her books or stayed up late to finish them). In testament to her skill, the author has had a one of her books serialized in the December 2003 COSMOPOLITAN magazine and has been quoted in PEOPLE and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. She has won five RT BookClub Magazine Reviewers Choice Awards, three Holt Medallions, two Desert Quill Awards, the Golden Leaf Award, and several online accolades.
Even in light of her writing success, that initial love of teaching never wavered for Kathryn. She finished out her teaching career in 2004, retiring from the same school where her career began. These days, she lives in upstate New York with her husband and two children. “My life is very full,” she reports, “but very happy. I consider myself fortunate to have been able to pursue and achieve my dreams.”
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