Writing steamy yet sweet compassionate stories of fate that are wonderfully romantic, Tamara Ferguson is the multi-award winning, USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR of the Tales of the Dragonfly Romance Suspense Series, the Kissed By Fate Series, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior Romance Series, the Daydreams & Dragonflies Sweet Romance Series and the Tales From Dragonfly Pointe Short Story Series.
If you don’t believe in the power of fate, you shouldn’t read her stories, because Tamara always writes a happily-ever-after for her heroines and heroes, since it doesn’t always work out that way in real life.
Since 2015, she has earned more than twenty-five awards, seventeen of those for her Two Hearts Wounded Warrior romances, including five Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards with Two Hearts Unbroken earning the Bronze (2018), Two Hearts Unspoken earning the Silver (2016) and Two Hearts Find Christmas earning the GOLD Medal in Military Fiction (2018.) A member of the RWA, the Authors’ Billboard and the Authors’ Independent Book Network, her stories have been included in several #1 bestselling anthologies.
Since she remains a full-time caregiver for an autistic son (along with a bunch of adopted pets!), you can usually find Tammy working at home, where she spends a lot of time not completing her numerous home improvement projects, because she’s writing or helping author friends promote their books on twitter.
You Need A Hero…
Everyone needs a hero and you’re sure to find yours in this steamy premiere series, featuring strong heroes and heroines in this collection of SEVEN BRAND NEW NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STORIES from eight multi-award winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors. Does your dream man fight fires or catch bad guys as a cop or undercover? Maybe he’s a doctor saving lives? Perhaps he’s a military man, who’s put his life on the line as a wounded warrior or working security? You’ll find each of these stories simply…IRRESISTIBLE.
Two Hearts Unlikely Heroes: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author: When wounded warrior Captain Samantha Caldwell is being targeted by a terrorist in Crystal Rock after killing their leader in Iraq, can AFOSI Agent Captain Ben Nash keep her safe?
Simply Love: Natalie Ann, USA Today bestselling author: Being strong doesn’t make you a hero, but doing what is right does.
She’s Having A Baby: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling author: During the worst fire season in California history, a wildland fire changes life for Mike and Aisling Saint and their best friend.
Johnny’s Girl: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling author: Will he choose the mission or the girl?
Fire Me Up: Alicia Street, USA Today bestselling author: After an FDNY fireman loses his fiancée to a rich Wall Streeter, he seeks a new start in a sleepy village on Long Island’s North Fork, only to fall for a shy schoolteacher who shakes up his world like never.
SEAL of Refuge: Alyssa Bailey, USA Today bestselling author: Becoming vulnerable for a chance at true happiness takes a special kind of courage.
Never Gone: Stephanie Queen, USA Today bestselling author: Joe is a regular guy from Boston–except when he’s called on by the Zero Go Team. So when he’s sent to protect a sexy Hollywood costume designer, the last thing he expects is a crazy attraction that’s anything but regular.
Handle With Care: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: An ER doctor and a wounded veteran find each other, but can their love survive?
KISSED BY FATE NEW ADULT ROMANCE
THAT UNFORGETTABLE KISS
#1 INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER
WINNER Romance Reviews Readers’ Choice Award New Adult Romance
2016 IAN Book Of The Year Finalist
Kate Callahan has always known that, someday, she’d run the family business. So men have always been merely a distraction for Kate; she just doesn’t have time for love. Until fate steps in by way of a prophecy foretold, years ago, by a friend who’d been blessed with a remarkable gift. Kate has been warned that, one day, she’ll be kissed by fate. And love will happen with that unforgettable kiss. Michael Murphy already has his life mapped out. After graduating with his degree in Architecture, he’ll be working at a prestigious firm in Chicago. When he arrives in the town of Crystal Rock to serve as an intern at Callahan Construction, the last thing he expects is his instant attraction to lovely crew boss, Kate Callahan. Kate’s immediately drawn to Murphy, too. And sparks fly when they unite in an attempt to discover the identity of the thief who’s been stealing construction materials from her family’s company. But how could a long-term relationship between them ever survive? They’re both young, with different dreams and goals. So even after their unforgettable kiss, Kate lets Murphy go. Six years later, Kate’s finally admitted her mistake; she’s just never been able to forget that kiss. Devastated when she learns that Michael Murphy’s become engaged, Kate comes up with a plan to try to win him back. But will she be too late?
THAT UNEXPECTED KISS
2018 IAN BOOK OF THE YEAR FINALIST X 2 Mystery & Women’s Fiction
#1 International Hot New Release & Bestseller
When Clues Link Julie’s Mother’s Twenty-Year-Old Disappearance To The Man Who Killed His Father, Can FBI Agent Dylan Keep Her Safe From A Vicious Predator?
FBI Agent Dylan Nash is in Wisconsin searching for his father’s killer. While working undercover as a game warden in the town of Crystal Rock, he meets special education teacher Julie Thompson, and he’s immediately attracted. But the problem with that? Not only does Julie work in Colorado, but she’s involved with another man. While visiting her hometown, Julie and Dylan become friends, but she’s devastated to learn he’s dating her best friend Kate. A few years later, when a teaching position opens at the new Crystal Visions school for children with disabilities, Julie accepts the job and moves back home Learning that a series of misunderstandings has kept them apart, Dylan finally confesses his feelings, claiming Julie with an unexpected kiss. But twenty years ago, Dylan’s father was killed and Julie’s mother disappeared. Julie is obsessed with discovering the truth, and Dylan wants justice. When clues link her mother’s twenty-year-old disappearance to the man who shot his father, can Dylan keep Julie safe from a vicious predator?
*Due to explicit sex scenes, this is more appropriate for mature readers (per Readers’ Favorite 5★ Review.)
TWO HEARTS WOUNDED WARRIOR ROMANCE
TWO HEARTS CHRISTMAS GIFT
Can A Doctor Whose Life Was Once Saved By Her Severely Wounded Warrior Patient Give Back The Greatest Gift Of All?Seventeen-year-old Renee Deveraux is visiting Crystal Rock, Wisconsin with her parents at Christmastime when she meets Liam McAllister, the son of her mom’s best friend. Although Renee decided from a young age that she was going to be a doctor while Liam had spent years focused on entering the Air Force Academy, there’s an instant attraction between the two of them when they discover they’re a lot alike, both dedicated on having rewarding careers. Renee has made plans for the holiday with Liam’s twin sister, Quinn, who’s been her friend since they met months ago. But in the midst of a magical Christmas, Renee’s life is endangered when she rejects a classmate of Quinn’s and she’s left stranded during a winter storm. Thanks to Quinn, Liam goes on a frantic search for Renee during the storm, finally discovering her hypothermic and nearly freezing to death. Because of Liam’s quick thinking, Renee recovers and they become close during the remainder of the Christmas holiday. Although they keep in touch for a while, eventually Liam breaks off their relationship when he’s asked to train as an undercover operative. Years later when Liam has returned to the states after requesting a transfer, his sister Quinn decides to do some matchmaking. It just so happens that Renee has recently broken off an engagement to the perfect guy, realizing it just wasn’t right. Even though Liam will still be returning overseas until they find a replacement, sparks fly when he and Renee meet again. But little do they know that they’re both being targeted by an enemy from the past, and when Liam returns home severely injured from his supposed final mission overseas, will Renee have the strength and capability to be able to operate and pull him through? Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings.
This #1 bestselling series has won over 30 combined awards, including 2 BRONZE (2018, 2016), 2 SILVER (2018, 2016), and 4 GOLD (2021, 2020, 2018) MEDALS at Readers’s Favorite.
TWO HEARTS SURRENDERED
#1 INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER CURRENTLY A 2018 TOP SHELF MAGAZINE FINALIST
2016 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARD WINNER MILITARY FICTION
2016 NEW APPLE ROMANCE SELECTION for Excellence in Publishing
2016 IAN BOOK OF THE YEAR Finalist
2016 TRR Readers’ Choice Award Finalist
Luke Bryant and Kelly Callahan met on the beach at Dragonfly Pointe when they were only kids. And ever since thirteen-year old Luke saved six-year old Kelly from drowning, they’ve felt an undeniable connection. But Luke has a tarnished past, and despite his attraction to Kelly when they’re growing up, he just doesn’t think he’s good enough for her. When Luke comes home on leave from the Air Force, and attends the Magical Wedding of Kelly’s sister Kate (Romance Reviews Readers’ Choice Award WINNER-That Unforgettable Kiss), Luke and Kelly finally share an enchanting night of passion. They simply can’t help themselves–they’ve loved each other nearly their entire lives. College student Kelly has everything going for her–she’s not only beautiful, but intelligent too. So when Luke eventually returns home from Iraq as a disheartened wounded warrior, even though he appears to want nothing to do with her, she refuses to give up on him. It’s not about his looks, or his past–it’s all about the connection they’ve shared since they were kids. Fate has always meant for them to be together–she’s sure of it. But will that past night of enchantment, be strong enough magic, for a military hero to finally surrender his heart to the woman he loves?
Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 14 combined awards since the release of Two Hearts Surrendered, Book 1 in the series, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS UNSPOKEN
#1 International Hot New Release & Bestseller
READERS’ FAVORITE SILVER MEDAL WINNER &
IAN Book Of The Year Finalist
When A Single Mom Of An Autistic Son Meets A Lonely Wounded Warrior, Will They Discover Love Is That Something Unspoken Missing From Their Lives? The single mom of a severely autistic son, Elizabeth Bowen is a full-time accountant in Illinois. But the plant where she’s been working will be closing soon, due to the struggling economy in Illinois. She’s had her hands full with her son Kyle, since his father’s been long out of the picture, so when the opportunity to enroll Kyle in a vocational facility in Wisconsin comes up, she gladly accepts. Retired air force captain, Zachary Logan, is a wounded warrior, searching for a new life for himself outside of the air force. When he relocates to the town of Crystal Rock at the invitation of his friend, Luke Bryant, he realizes he’s found it, and accepts the position of administrator at the recently built wounded warrior facility. When Beth and Zach meet at the beach at Dragonfly Pointe, their attraction to each other is instantaneous. And the most wonderful thing of all? Zach is accepting of her special needs son, Kyle, for exactly who he is. But even after getting to know each other better, and sharing an incredibly passionate kiss, Beth is puzzled by Zach’s behavior. What’s Zach hiding, that’s preventing him from taking the next step? Could these two lonely people discover love is that something unspoken, that’s been missing from their lives?
Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 16 combined, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS UNDER FIRE
While On The Run, Can Two Wounded Hearts Under Fire Survive Love?
Three years ago, members of Airman Russ Quinlan’s team were targeted and captured during transport in Iraq. When Russ discovers the only other survivor was left for dead after a brutal assault by insurgents, he realizes his covert mission had resulted in deadly consequences, and someone was trying to frame him.
When Russ decides to enlist help from AFOSI Agent Brand Reardon, he finds Claire Ellis instead. A close friend of Brand’s fiancé Sarah, Claire’s staying at Brand’s Quantico apartment temporarily, hiding out from an abusive ex-husband who she’s sure is trying to kill her. When an assassin attempts to gun them both down, Russ is able to avert the attack, turning the weapon on the killer. But who was the intended target? Russ figures their only option is to run, heading to Crystal Rock, Wisconsin, to enlist Brand and Sarah’s help. While on the run, something crazy happens along the way. Can two wounded hearts under fire survive love?
Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 17 combined awards, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS’ CHRISTMAS WISH
Voted #13 Best Indie Book Of 2017
2017 Ian Book Of The Year Finalist
#1 International Hot New Release & Bestseller
After Fifteen Years, Will There Still Be That Special Magic Between Kat And Jason To Make Their Long Ago Christmas Wishes Come True Seventeen-year-old Jason Matthews made a wish when he’d shared a kiss with Katherine Conlin under the mistletoe at Dragonfly Pointe fourteen years ago. Now an Air Force Captain and wounded warrior, he awakens in the hospital in Germany where his dreams have been invaded by the girl from his past. Once he returns home to the states, he finds out approaching Kat might be a little more difficult than he’d thought since she’s been in a long term relationship for nearly two years. But another year later when Jason discovers she’s on her way to the Dragonfly Pointe Inn for the Christmas holidays without her boyfriend, he seizes the opportunity to become reacquainted. Kat had been expecting a proposal this Christmas, and when her boyfriend backs out yet again on the carefully laid plans she’s made for them, she realizes she probably wouldn’t have been happy with him anyway. Kat has often wondered what happened to Jason Matthews, the boy she’d made a wish with years ago, and the last thing she expects is to run into him again at the Dragonfly Pointe Inn. Will there still be that special Christmas magic between them to make those long ago wishes come true? Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 16 combined awards, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS FIND CHRISTMAS
2018 READERS’ FAVORITE GOLD MEDAL WINNER.
2018 NEW APPLE SOLO ROMANCE MEDALIST WINNER.
Will a blind wounded warrior find love with the nurse who helps him conquer the demons from an abusive past?
Josh Loughlin, a blind wounded warrior, has returned to his hometown of Crystal Rock, Wisconsin at Christmastime. As a teenager, Josh operated with a ring of thieves run by his father. But when his stepbrother is forced to tolerate the same mental and physical abuse Josh experienced as a teenager, Josh decides it’s time to step up. After going to the police, he discovers his father is involved in even more nefarious activities than he’d suspected.
Under witness protection, Josh is given a second chance at a new life in the military, where he excels. But when he’s severely injured in combat, he decides to return to Crystal Rock for his rehab, reuniting with his stepbrother Luke, who was led to believe Josh was in prison.
As a teenager, Nina Chandler was a caregiver for her mother who was dying of cancer. Instinct had told her that despite the bike and tattoos, Josh wasn’t the bad boy he’d pretended to be. And when he saves Nina from near assault at Dragonfly Pointe, they share a magical connection the week before Josh disappears, supposedly sent to prison.
Now a nurse at the wounded warrior home, Nina Chandler helps Josh confront the demons from his abusive past, and in the process she discovers the attraction she felt for him all those years ago has never gone away.
But does an attempt on Josh’s life mean that his tarnished past has finally caught up with him, or will fate allow Josh and Nina to find love at Christmas?
Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 16 combined awards since the release of Two Hearts Surrendered, Book 1 in the series, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS UNBROKEN
2018 READERS’ FAVORITE BRONZE MEDAL WINNER
2018 TOP SHELF FINALIST
Sarah’s Been Through Unimaginable Horror, Having Been Captured In Iraq. Can Brand Break Through Her Wounded Heart Two Years Later, When Her Life’s Once Again Endangered?
Captured along with members of her team after a targeted explosion in Iraq during transport, Airman Sarah Benton is severely injured, surviving unimaginable horror before she’s finally rescued by Captain Brand Reardon and his men, avoiding certain death. Two years later, honorably discharged from the Air Force as a wounded warrior, Sarah accepts a position as administrator of a new program intent on retraining wounded military men and women planning on remaining in active service. Now an AFOSI agent, Brand has been sent to Crystal Rock to watch over Sarah for another reason besides as a program liaison: Sarah’s life could be in danger. Similar incidents of sabotage had been occurring before and after the assassination of Sarah’s team in Iraq. Although Sarah has little memory of her time in captivity, they’re almost certain she saw something she wasn’t supposed to. When Brand discovers her cowardly fiancé broke up with her because he couldn’t deal with her injuries, Brand decides to do what he’s wanted to do from the moment they met, and make Sarah his. But his assignment is only temporary, and he’ll be moving on if Sarah doesn’t seem to be in danger. Can Brand break through Sarah’s wounded heart before he’s reassigned? Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 14 combined awards since the release of Two Hearts Surrendered, Book 1 in the series, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
TWO HEARTS IN ACCORD
Lieutenants Neil Harrison and Anna Drummond shared tragedy four years earlier during a special mission in Iraq, and despite their connection at the time, they both took their previous relationships seriously.
Injured later in Iraq, Neil eventually returned to active duty in pararescue with a prosthetic leg, while former sniper Anna regained her weaponry skills after losing an arm. Now intent on retraining wounded warriors for active duty while working together as future instructors in a new program in Crystal Rock, Wisconsin, they realize the spark is still there. Their personal situations have changed, and both Neil and Anna are single. And they seem to have a lot in common; most particularly their love of music. But it’s a few weeks before Luke Bryant and Kelly Callahan’s wedding (Two Hearts Surrendered), when Anna and Neil find themselves assisting (Two Hearts Unbroken) Sarah Benton’s best friend Claire, who’s certain her ex is trying to kill her. With Claire’s life endangered, Neil and Anna make use of their skills to keep her safe. Neil and Anna have both been burned in the past,so they’re in accord deciding on a no strings relationship. But will they finally admit that it’s love? #1 International Hot New Release & Best Seller Claire Ellis and Russ Quinlan’s story TWO HEARTS UNDER FIRE was one of the stories included in the USA TODAY BESTSELLER LOVE UNDER FIRE.
OUR PROCEEDS SUPPORTED PETS FOR VETS! Despite their serious subject matter, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior stories are all about hope, with happily-ever-after endings. This #1 bestselling series has won 17 combined, including the Readers’ Favorite BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction.
DAYDREAMS & DRAGONFLIES SWEET ROMANCE
A KISS UPON A STAR
When Fate Offers Tim and Emily a Second Chance, Can An Air Force Wounded Warrior Veteran Break Through the Hardened Heart of a Rising Star?
2017 IAN Book of the Year Finalist
It’s Christmas time when ten-year-old Emily and thirteen-year-old Tim first meet at Dragonfly Pointe. Emily has run away after hearing her mother arguing with her aunt and after seeing her sitting alone in the bleachers when his hockey game has ended, Tim makes sure Emily is returned to her aunt’s home safely. Fast forward eight years; Emily is now a rising star while Tim has decided to enlist in the Air Force intending to train service dogs. Tim is nursing a broken heart when he runs across Emily and comes to her aid, saving a stray puppy from drowning in the lake at the Dragonfly Pointe Beach. But little does Tim know that Emily’s returned to Dragonfly Pointe to sing at the wedding of the girl Tim thought he was in love with. Even though Tim doesn’t recognize Emily right away, their chance reunion sparks feelings between them, and later on at the wedding, Emily’s kiss makes Tim understand he’s never really understood the meaning of the word love. Although they try to keep in touch, little do they know that Emily’s controlling mom is conspiring to keep them apart. Later in their twenties, Emily’s a famous vocalist who feels disillusioned with life, and Tim’s an injured Air Force veteran who makes a living training service dogs. But maybe their worlds aren’t so different after all. Can Tim find a way to break through Emily’s hardened heart?
A #1 HOT NEW RELEASE & #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER The author’s combined #1 bestselling series books have earned over twenty-five awards since 2015, including six from Readers’ Favorite (the BRONZE (2018), SILVER (2016) and GOLD (2018) MEDALS in Military Fiction), and nine from the Independent Author Book Network (Women’s Fiction, Mysteries and Novellas.)
A KISS BENEATH A CHRISTMAS STAR
Will the magic of a Christmas kiss convince two future stars that fate has always meant for them to be together?
A Heartwarming, Award Winning Series Featuring Music & Sweet Romance.
Wounded warrior, Ben Michaelson is a former rock star who’s at Dragonfly Pointe intending to make a comeback at the town’s yearly charity event. The adopted daughter of a music superstar and an artist herself, Rose Atkinson has suffered her own share of heartache, long ago deciding she’d never get involved with another musician. But will the magic of a kiss beneath a Christmas star help Ben convince Rose that fate has always meant for them to be together?
A KISS BENEATH A STRAWBERRY MOON
Will Fate and the Magic Of A Kiss Beneath A Strawberry Moon Reunite a Star and a Wounded Veteran Composer?
Vocalist Marielle McKinnon and composer Drew Kendall find love one magical summer after a Kiss Beneath A Strawberry Moon. The future looks perfect for the two of them. Marielle’s a rising star, who becomes enormously successful, while Drew’s a composer who plans on completing college and going into teaching. But after a family altercation, Drew is forced to drop out of college and decides to enlist. When Drew is severely injured in Iraq, and refuses to contact Marielle, not wanting to burden her with his injuries, will their love survive??