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  • Bibliography:
    127 Books (19 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 1995
  • Latest Book:
    June 2025
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Full Series List in Order

Bayview Heights

1 - Cop of the Year (Feb-1998)
2 - Because It's Christmas (Dec-1998)
3 - Count on Me (Mar-2001)
4 - Between Two Worlds (Oct-2015)
5 - If You Were Mine (Jan-2016)

Brothers of Fire

1 - All Fired Up (Feb-2023)
2 - The Rescue (Feb-2023)
3 - Friendly Fire (Apr-2023)
4 - Scorched (Aug-2023)
5 - Rekindled (Aug-2023)
6 - Coming In Hot (Oct-2023)

The Casella Cousins

1 - Hayley (Jun-2020)
2 - Seth (Jul-2020)
3 - Finn (Aug-2020)
4 - Alessia (Sep-2020)
5 - Gideon (Oct-2020)
6 - Ronan (Nov-2020)

The Educators

1 - Still The One (Dec-2010)
2 - Someone Like You (Jan-2011)
3 - Maybe This Time (Feb-2011)

The Gentileschi Sisters

1 - I Will Always Love You (Oct-2018)
2 - This Guy's In Love (Nov-2018)
3 - Can't Help Falling in Love (Dec-2018)
4 - How Deep Is Your Love? (Feb-2019)
5 - Love Will Keep Us Together (Mar-2019)
6 - I Think I Love You! (Apr-2019)

Hidden Cove

1 - After the Fire (Nov-2003)
2 - On the Line (Jul-2004)
3 - Nothing More To Lose (Feb-2005)
4 - America's Bravest (Dec-2011)
5 - In Too Deep (Nov-2011)
6 - It Had To Be You (Oct-2012)
7 - Chasing the Fire (Sep-2013)
8 - Flashover (Oct-2013)
9 - The Fire Inside (Dec-2014)
10 - A Burning Passion (Mar-2016)
11 - Take Me Back (Mar-2020)

Lean On Me

1 - Promises to Keep (Aug-2002)
2 - Michael's Family (Feb-1997)
3 - Trust in Me (Feb-2003)
4 - When A Man Loves A Woman (Apr-2011)
5 - A Price Worth Paying (Jun-2011)

The Lucky Lady Casino

1 - The Big Gamble (Jun-2019)
2 - Bet On It (Jun-2019)
3 - Lucky Me (Jul-2019)
4 - All In (Jul-2019)
5 - Jackpot (Aug-2019)
6 - The Winning Ticket (Nov-2019)
7 - Bon Appetit (Jan-2020)

The Ludzecky Sisters

1 - Begin Again (Apr-2015)
2 - Primary Colors (Apr-2015)
3 - Risky Business (Apr-2015)
4 - The Way We Were (May-2015)
5 - Handle With Care (Jun-2015)
6 - Love Story (Jul-2015)

O'Neil Brothers

1 - Someone to Believe In (Sep-2005)
2 - Close to You (Mar-2007)
3 - Taking the Heat (May-2008)
4 - High Stakes (May-2014)
5 - Always and Forever (Aug-2014)
6 - The Reckoning (Dec-2019)

Portals In Time

1 - Just in Time (Dec-2013)
2 - Perfect Timing (Dec-2013)
3 - Another Time (Dec-2013)

The President's Daughters

1 - Never My Love (Feb-2022)
2 - Lie With Me (Apr-2022)
3 - Be Mine Again (Jun-2022)
4 - Not For You (Aug-2022)
5 - Lost To Us (Nov-2022)

RightMatch.com

1 - Better Than Before (May-2012)
2 - Waiting for You (May-2012)
3 - Meant to Be (May-2012)

Rockford Fire Department

1 - Feel the Heat (Nov-1999)
2 - The Man Who Loved Christmas (Dec-1999)
2 - Risking It All (May-2016)
3 - Code of Honor (Jan-2000)
4 - The Fire Within (Oct-2001)
4 - Never Far Away (May-2016)
5 - All I Need (May-2018)

Serenity House

1 - Practice Makes Perfect (Jun-2002)
2 - A Place to Belong (Oct-2002)
3 - Against the Odds (Apr-2003)

Sexy Men, Sassy Women

1 - The Betrayal (Mar-2011)
2 - Stay With Me (Jul-2011)
3 - Ties That Bind (Jun-2006)
4 - The Bodyguard (Mar-2013)
5 - Playing For Keeps (Oct-2012)
6 - Dancing in the Dark (Nov-2016)

Sisters of Fire

1 - More Than Enough (Apr-2021)
2 - At Last (Jun-2021)
3 - No Easy Choice (Jul-2021)
4 - Equal Partners (Aug-2021)
5 - A Different Way (Sep-2021)
6 - To Trust Again (Oct-2021)

To Serve and Protect

1 - Above and Beyond (Jun-2017)
2 - Say You'll Stay (Jul-2017)
3 - Only With You (Aug-2017)
4 - No Other Love (Sep-2017)
5 - Come Back To Me (Oct-2017)
6 - Teacher's Pet (Mar-2021)

Wounded Heroes: The Redemption

1 - Always Mine (Jul-2024)
2 - Beyond Perfect (Sep-2024)
3 - Shadows of Before (Jan-2025)
4 - Too Much Heat (Apr-2025)
5 - Blessings in Disguise (Jun-2025)

Multi-Author Series List

2000 Launch

Code of Honor (Jan-2000)

9 Months Later

12 - Just One Night (Oct-1997)
50 - A Time To Give (Dec-2005)

Code Red

The Unknown Twin (Jun-2004)

Count on a Cop

1 - Cop of the Year (Feb-1998)

Family Man

A Suitable Bodyguard (Sep-1996)

Going Back

14 - The Wrong Man For Her (May-2007)

Love That Man

Because It's Christmas (Dec-1998)

Riverbend

A Christmas Legacy (Nov-2000)

Twins

19 - Be My Babies (Mar-2008)

Women Who Dare

24 - The Father Factor (Sep-1995)

You, Me & The Kids

11 - Our Two Sons (Jan-2005)

Book List in Order: 127 titles



  • "I can take care of my family! " To Amanda Carson, Nick MdMarco's words are beginning to wear thin. The single father of two seems determined to prove he can handle everything - his career, his home, his children. He wants no help from 'outsiders....



  • Cord McKay has quit the New York police force and come home to raise his little girl in the small town where he was born. He needs a job, but the last thing he wants to do is act as bodyguard to Stacey Webb. Stacey's father is the reason Cord fle...



  • The last thing widower Luke Rayburn expects--or welcomes--is his adopted son Michael's request to find his birth mother. Sixteen years ago, the adoption was arranged by Luke's mother and her closest friend, whose teenage daughter was pregnant. The tw...



  • Zachery Sloan was no ordinary architect. His innovative designs had earned him the reputation of rebel. The media always had a field day wondering whether Sloan's projects pushed the boundaries too far. Annie Montgomery had married Zach straight ...



  • The Cop and the Kids... Captain Mitch Lansing would like to help the troubled teens in Cassie Smith's high school class for students at risk. Unfortunately that means sharing his experiences with them. (Cassie's very big on sharing.) And Mitch has...



  • Christmas is a time for loving and giving To most people in the small town of Bayview Heights, high school principal Seth Taylor's a hero. But Seth's never forgiven himself for a mistake he made years ago. And neither has Lacey Cartwright-the woma...



  • AMERICA'S BRAVEST -- Courageous. Heroic. Strong. They're the men and women who risk their lives to save others. They're America's firefighters... they're America's Bravest. When firefighter Francesca Cordaro saves the life of Alex Templeton, she...



  • AMERICA'S BRAVEST -- Courageous. Heroic. Strong. They're the men and women who risk their lives to save others. They're America's firefighters... they're America's Bravest. Opposites Attract: Firefighter Dylan O'Rourke loves the holidays. Eve...



  • AMERICA'S BRAVEST -- Courageous. Heroic. Strong. They're the men and women who risk their lives to save others. They're America's firefighters... they're America's Bravest. Lieutenant Jake Scarlatta has always believed that fire fighting is a...






  • His, hers -- and theirs? Alexis Castle has come to Catasaga Lake for two reasons. To check out Guardian Flight as the possible recipient of a grant from her family's business and to spend the summer getting close to her teenage daughter. One o...



  • YOU ARE NOW ENTERING RIVERBEND, INDIANA Riverbend...home of the River Rats -- a group of small-town sons and daughters who've been friends since high school. The River Rats are all grown-up now. Living their lives and learning that some da...



  • He'd betrayed her trust One year ago, Dr. Kurt Lansing made the biggest mistake of his life. Now he has to deal with the fallout. Unfortunately, he has to do it in the small town of Bayview, New York, where he's committed to opening a clinic for t...



  • Courage Under Fire Dr. Reed Macauley has spent years helping firefighters deal with their problems and the stress of their jobs. He has the utmost respect for these courageous men and women. But Reed -- a former firefighter himself -- questions hi...



  • They'd grown up at Serenity House -- a group home for girls. Now they're coming together for the first time as adults. Childhood friends who'd shared difficult times, who'd shared hopes and fears, laughter and tears -- and perhaps most important of a...



  • As Fairholm High principal, Suzanna Quinn was proud of her school and her students. She'd worked hard to keep things as open and safe as possible, and although a recent tragedy had shocked and saddened everyone, she was determined to develop better c...



  • These days Darcy O'Malley hardly remembers the fun-loving, outrageous young woman she used to be. For the most part, she's content to be the responsible mother of two young daughters and the owner of the local day care. So when Hunter Sloan, Hyde Poi...



  • As teenagers, they were called the Outlaws and they kept the police of Glen Oaks on their toes. Though the tight-knit group has left their checkered pasts behind, time has not been kind to the six friends. Beth Donovan is now a widow raising a teenag...



  • Anabelle Crane had once loved Nathan Hyde. But his betrayal forced them apart and sent her packing -- all the way to Seattle. Now she's a cop and she's put her life back together, convinced that she's over Nathan. But when she comes home to recupe...



  • Award-winning author "Kathryn Shay is a master at her craft" (Catherine Anderson), and she proves it once again in After the Fire--the first in an unforgettable new trilogy, which delves into the life-and-death world of firefighters--the risks they f...






  • The hilariously sexy chronicle of Five women at work, at play, and in love... Together, they make up Allheart.com, the online greeting card company where love often Falls apart, lives occasionally go awry--but friends are always there to put every...



  • This time they're playing to win in the game of love... The uproariously sexy chronicle of five women whose rules of romance are about to be broken... Welcome to Allheart.com, the online greeting card company where five friends--at work and at ...



  • Lauren Conway almost didn't make it out alive She owes her life to Alex Shields, the handsome firefighter who carried her from the burning office building. But when Lauren wakes up in a hospital bed, everyone -- including her rescuer -- assumes sh...



  • No one portrays the lives and loves of firefighters more realistically than award-winning author Kathryn Shay. In After the Fire, her blend of breathtaking danger and richly layered emotions gripped readers by the heart. Now, she returns to the town ...



  • It all started with an autograph... Only her son, Kyle, can get Professor Jacelyn Ross anywhere near a sports arena. Especially when the celebrity in question is a boorish football jock. But Kyle means everything to Jacelyn -- and he wants the si...



  • Ever since 9/11 claimed the lives of many of his fellow firefighters--and left him unable to walk on his own Ian Woodward had struggled to find a reason to live. Until actress Lisel Loring entered his life. Lisel challenged him out of his depression,...



  • She has the face of an angel. But Bailey O'Neil goes where other angels fear to tread: the roughest neighborhoods of New York City. With a heart as big as the city itself, Bailey--known to some as the Street Angel--works to keep teens away from drugs...



  • His only love sprang from his only hate... Isn't that just like life to mirror something out of Romeo and Juliet? And Benedict Cassidy has good cause to hate Emily Mackenzie's father -- the corporate pirate stole his company. So what if Emily's pr...



  • A divorced pair of lawyers discovers that the ties of love can be stronger than the letter of the law... Since their divorce, Kate Renado and Reese Bishop, former spouses and law partners, would like to pretend their only remaining connection is t...



  • What her husband doesn't know...could destroy them all Dan Logan thinks he's got it all: a great job as a D.A., the ideal marriage and two wonderful children. Now he's been nominated Citizen of the Year. Seems his rigid pursuit of honesty and inte...






  • Award-winning author Kathryn Shay delivers a powerful novel about two people whose deniable passion for each other pushes them to take the chances of a lifetime... Close to the top...Secret Service Agent C.J. Ludzecky has been on the job for only ...



  • Never say "Never again" Nick Logan had a gift for counseling teens who came from violent homes, but his job at the Rockford Crime Victims' Center wasn't easy. Three years ago he and Madelyn Walsh had started out as coworkers and turned into lovers...




  • She's desperate. Pregnant. And on the run... A small town called Fairview is Lily Wakefield's last stop--there's nowhere left to go. Maybe here she can finally stop running and start a new life. Which just might include Simon McCarthy, the newspap...



  • Award-winning author Kathryn Shay delivers a searing novel of risk and passion. A female firefighter battles the odds stacked against her---in life and in love... Facing the future Working as the cook at his family's Manhattan pub, Liam O'Neil ...



  • Who's the woman in the mirror? Clare Boneli has felt like a stranger to herself ever since the night an accident took her memory. The night she made a choice between two very different men. Both Brady Langston and Jonathan Harris are good men. But ...



  • Can he forgive...and forget? Yet again Jayne Logan is running from a bad situation...and straight to Luke Corelli. Once, she chose her career over him. Boy, does she regret that decision, with her business now in shambles. Tell that to Luke, though....





  • Welcome to The Educators, a riveting contemporary romance series about today’s schools by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Veteran teacher Shay returns to one of her favorite settings and vividly portrays the teachers, administrators...



  • Welcome to The Educators, a riveting contemporary romance series about today’s schools by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Veteran teacher Shay returns to one of her favorite settings and vividly portrays the teachers, administrators...






  • Welcome to The Educators, a riveting contemporary romance series about today’s schools by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Veteran teacher Shay returns to one of her favorite settings and vividly portrays the teachers, administrators...



  • Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy WomenA bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men who can be stubborn and infuriating.A reclusive artist, a CEO, a family c...



  • Single parent Nick DiMarco is out to prove something to himself and to the world. His ex-wife abandoned him and his two children to lead the life of a socialite. Now, Nick's working two jobs and attending law school. But when his daughter's counse...



  • When Callie Casewell tells her husband Nick Muscato she’s pregnant with another man’s child, and hours later, he’s accused of sexual misconduct with a student, they’re shocked by what is sure to destroy their marriage. After all, she’d foll...




  • Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America’s Bravest. Read the novellas that resulted from her intense relationship with firefighters!“Shay...



  • Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America’s Bravest. Read the novellas that resulted from her intense relationship with firefighters!“Shay...



  • Ever wonder about the dangers of visiting online dating websites? Or the benefits? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay’s contemporary romance series, RIGHTMATCH.COM, is based on the premise, “Everybody lies on these sites.” The stori...



  • Ever wonder about the dangers of visiting online dating websites? Or the benefits? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay’s contemporary romance series, RIGHTMATCH.COM, is based on the premise, “Everybody lies on these sites.” The stori...



  • Ever wonder about the dangers of visiting online dating websites? Or the benefits? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay’s contemporary romance series, RIGHTMATCH.COM, is based on the premise, “Everybody lies on these sites.” The stori...






  • Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America’s Bravest. Read one of the novels that resulted from her intense relationship with firefighters! “...



  • Originally published as ----- OUR TWO SONS -- Harlequin SuperRomance #1253 in 2005 Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sex...



  • As a holiday gift for her readers, Kathryn Shay offers two of her most popular backlist books, HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (formerly A CHRISTMAS LEGACY) and BECAUSE IT’S CHRISTMAS at nearly half price. Follow a high powered CEO and a high school principal a...



  • Let best-selling authors Kathryn Shay, Patricia McLinn, Judith Arnold and Julie Ortolon take you on the life-changing journeys of four men who find their soul mates in four very strong women. Four complete novels in one volume.COP OF THE YEAR, Book O...



  • Originally published as ------ A SUITABLE BODYGUARD -- Harlequin SuperRomance #709 in 1986 Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author...



  • USA Today bestselling author Kathryn Shay continues her beloved Hidden Cove series with CHASING THE FIRE, three unforgettable novellas about firefighters. Backdraft: Firefighter Riley Gallagher must come to terms with his disgraced father before he c...



  • Travel from the small town of Hyde Park, New York to the charm, glamor…and danger of Paris and Rome in these sizzling contemporary romance novellas connected by three stormy relationships. In CAUGHT OFF GUARD, Riley Sullivan and Jillian Kimball are...



  • A classic Kathryn Shay contemporary romance -- with a time travel twist… The PORTALS OF TIME trilogy combines heart-wrenching emotions and biting social commentary with unique futuristic elements. Three women travel back from the 26th century to ri...



  • A classic Kathryn Shay contemporary romance -- with a time travel twist… The PORTALS OF TIME trilogy combines heart-wrenching emotions and biting social commentary with unique futuristic elements. Three women travel back from the 26th century to ri...



  • A classic Kathryn Shay contemporary romance -- with a time travel twist… The PORTALS OF TIME trilogy combines heart-wrenching emotions and biting social commentary with unique futuristic elements. Three women travel back from the 26th century to ri...



  • Love those O’Neil brothers? Get the fourth book in the series by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay, where sexy and elusive Dylan O’Neil tries to even the score with nemesis Rachel Scott. If you think opposites attract romances and se...



  • Don’t miss NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Kathryn Shay’s stunning conclusion to the beloved O’Neil series.“I thought the O'Neil books couldn't get any better, but book 5 was excellent. It had everything in it.”In ALWAYS AND FOREVER, a c...



  • NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Bravest. Read the firefighter romance novels that resulted from he...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes the family. Each book has ...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes the family. Each book has ...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes the family. Each book has ...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a brand new contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. These six beautiful blond sisters try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes their family. Each book has a c...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a brand new contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. These six beautiful blond sisters try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes their family. Each book has a c...



  • Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a brand new contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. These six beautiful blond sisters try to make their way in the world after a tragedy strikes their family. Each book has a c...



  • HOME FOR CHRISTMAS was formerly published as A CHRISTMAS LEGACY, part of a series for Harlequin. The book has been revised to be a stand alone novel in its own right. It was nominated for RT Book Reviews Best Superromance in 2000 and Kathryn Shay was...



  • NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay writes fascinating, realistic contemporary romances. Her specialty is troubled teenagers. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kids and the men and women who teach them, as evidenced by this...



  • NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay writes fascinating, realistic contemporary romances. Her specialty is troubled teenagers. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kids and the men and women who teach them, as evidenced by this...



  • NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Bravest. Read the firefighter romance novels that resulted from he...



  • Travel from the small town of Hyde Park, New York to the charm, glamor…and danger of Paris and Rome in these sizzling contemporary romance novellas connected by three stormy relationships.In CAUGHT OFF GUARD, Riley Sullivan and Jillian Kimball are ...



  • Author’s note: the original title of NEVER FAR AWAY was THE FIRE WITHIN. The book has been fully revised and updated and also contains cameos from the Hidden Cove Firefighters.She’s a feisty counselor of troubled teens. He’s the fire department...



  • Author’s note: the original title of RISKING IT ALL was THE MAN WHO LOVED CHRISTMAS. The book has been fully revised and updated and also contains cameos from the Hidden Cove Firefighters.She’s the only woman he can’t charm. He’s the only man...



  • Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women BookA bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men who can be stubborn and infuriating.A reclusive artist, a CEO, a fam...



  • A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Nick Marino is the top guy on POTUS...



  • A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Gabe Marino has been a disgraced Se...



  • A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Special Agent Whitney Dwyer sees th...



  • A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Connor Marino has always been an up...



  • A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Declan Marino was lucky to get ever...




  • The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. Seriously? Alexandra Marcello Gentileschi thinks when she’s contacted by one of the biggest ...



  • The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. An affair with a married man has driven Detective Sergeant Francesca Marcello Gentileschi to a...



  • At a Major League Baseball game, the stray pop-up ball is aiming right at neonatal nurse Evvie Gentileschi and hits her foot. Writhing in pain, she allows a complete stranger to help her, but she’s stunned when she discovers he’s the very batter ...



  • The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. The last thing Brie Gentileschi wants is to deal with someone who reminds her of her kidnappin...



  • The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. After the untimely death of her young husband, Mariella Gentileschi Moretti has had enough hea...



  • The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. Ravenna Marcello Gentileschi can’t be in love. She just can’t. She’s a die-hard rebel an...



  • She’s a young, bright-eyed nursing student, working at The Lucky Lady to pay her bills.He’s a jaded undercover cop, scoping out the casino for drug trafficking.Cara Romano has high hopes for her future and is optimistic in her daily life. While w...



  • He’s a lonely single dad who frequents the casino to escape his dreary life.She’s a full-time caregiver for her beloved mother and seeks a night of respite at a gaming house.In “The Big Gamble,” Jane Remington and John Murphy meet one Friday ...



  • He’s everybody’s favorite bartender, but hides his inner turmoil.She’s a former doctor who’s looking for a different way of life.Eric Wolfe gave up a lucrative investment-broker career to get out of the rat race. Beth Sterling quit traditiona...



  • She’s a high-profile New York model who wants to come home and be with her brother, who’s suffering from PTSD.He’s director of security at The Lucky Lady Casino, whose big nose and imposing height make him doomed to live his life alone.Stacey S...



  • She’s the gorgeous Jackpot Lady who makes winners’ dreams come true. But underneath her veneer is a very troubled young woman.He’s a lonely firefighter who’s inexorably attracted to the lovely casino worker while still mourning the loss of hi...



  • He’s the head cashier at The Lucky Lady Casino, supervising twenty-five people.She’s one of those cashiers, just trying to earn a living for her daughter and stay away from trouble.Trey Sutcliff finally took the plunge and ditched his boring acco...



  • As the illegitimate son of the famous O’Neil clan, Kinley Moran bursts into their lives and it’s vengeance he wants--not to be accepted in the family he detests. Now a billionaire entrepreneur/investment broker, he plans to destroy them all with ...



  • Some call him the chef from hell. Some call him a genius. Known only as Garrick, this remarkable artiste is on his way to even more stardom than he achieved in the TV cooking show he hosts.A culinary school graduate, Chloe Masterson is thrilled to be...



  • Six years ago, Kate Cassidy broke Rafe Casella's heart by abandoning him a few months before their wedding. Now she's in town with the gut-wrenching news that she had his baby, in secret, and she wants Rafe back. She has to be kidding!But Kate is dea...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 1: HayleyShe drives him crazy in court. He's the most irritating, self-absorbed defense attorney she's ever met. What happens when a couple like this goes from enemies to lovers in one moonlit night on his boat?Assistant D...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 2: SethHe took her for granted in their young life together but now he wants her back. She's having none of his pleas for a second chance, not after he broke her heart in a million different ways.Legal Aid Attorney Seth Ca...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 3: FinnHe prefers older, sophisticated women who know what they want. Or at least he did, until he begins to see his assistant in a different light.But she's done with her stupid crush on her boss. Done, done, done!Finn Ca...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 4: AlessiaShe married the love of her life at nineteen—and then he died.He knows he's not somebody she should get involved with. But he can't seem to leave her alone.Alessia Casella Benatti had her happily-ever-afte...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 5: GideonSo, crucify him for it. He doesn't like working with women in the harsh world of police law enforcement.She sees herself as tough as any man. Then she becomes his boss.Hidden Cove Police Officer Gideon Casella is ...



  • The Casella Cousins Novella 6: RonanRonan Casella left home at eighteen. He could never tolerate his mother, and he was sorry to abandon his beloved sister and brother. But he couldn't stay there any longer after his father died and after Ronan's gir...



  • When Maggie Marino comes to Stepping Stones Special Needs School for a job interview, Noah Carson has no idea she and her glossy-coated Golden Retriever, Rosie, will change his life.Maggie has had a difficult past, but she's overcome it with the help...



  • After years of abuse, can she overcome her insecurity and put the past behind her...Trish Mac Mackenzie rappels off buildings, saves kids in car accidents and carries victims out of raging fires. But her personal life is a mess. No one else, even the...



  • She's loved him forever but will he overcome his guilt for loving her...Lieutenant Tess DeMarco has struggled through prejudice against women, a messy divorce and years of training to get what she wants out of life. And the Sisters of Fire have stood...



  • Two happily-married firefighters must deal with the rigors and responsibilities of a new baby in their relationship.Firefighter Annie Ferris O'Shea has it all: an idyllic marriage to her high school sweetheart, an exciting career and a circle of devo...



  • A famous surgeon and a female firefighter struggle to make a life together despite how their worlds clash.At thirty-five, Julie JJ Jensen is a star in the Crystal City fire department. She runs circles around other firefighters. When her talent leads...



  • Can a firefighter who left a mundane life fit into a minister's world?When Battalion Chief Lynn Lucas' marriage turns cold and she's sick of her inactive firehouse, she moves to Crystal City for more exciting calls and where the Sisters of Fire are e...



  • Will he ever be able to forget the woman who destroyed him twenty years ago...Battalion Chief Brooke Cartwright loves her job at the Crystal City fire academy, her sons are happy and she has the Sisters of Fire to spend time with. A single mom after ...



  • 7 New York Times, USA Today, and bestselling authors have teamed up to bring you this yummy collection full of romance, joy, and Christmas miracles. Dig into this delicious Christmas set and satisfy all your cravings! Nice – Sweet read for...



  • He finally finds a woman he can love, but she wants to be president of the United States!Annalise Manwaring inherited the ambition gene from her presidential father. She planned her schooling and each of her jobs all to reach her goal of occupying th...



  • She's too good for this world and he's her worst nightmare...Sasha Masters moves away from the political limelight to picturesque Upstate New York. She wants to live quietly without all the fanfare of being a president's daughter. She opens her own d...



  • He rejected her for career gains years ago and now he wants her back...The middle president's daughter, Hannah Masters Manwaring has built a sustainable life on a small plot of land in upstate New York. She either grows what she needs, or she swaps f...



  • While living in Italy, Andraya Manwaring isn't looking for Prince Charming. Too bad she finds him in Ben Moretti, a man who's lost too much in life to risk love again.Andraya Manwaring lives in Casarina, an island of lush landscape, surrounded by the...



  • Why is this woman a look-alike of one of the president's daughters?Set in a beautiful island country in Italy, Bianca Lucchese and her husband Joe work hard at their veterinarian practice, raise their kids and keep their marriage vibrant. But two int...



  • He's an Afghanistan war vet turned firefighter who can't open up to anybody. She's an adolescent psychiatrist who won't settle for anything but a fully involved partner.In this heartfelt romance, Jarek Zenko is a stern, skilled captain of his group. ...



  • A fire department lieutenant falls for a Hollywood movie star who's filming on-location. Their lives are incompatible and he's lying to her big-time. Still...Widowed Noah Keaton, one of the good guys, sends his four kids to vacation in California wit...



  • He's everybody's favorite firefighter, except for his wife's. Their marriage is in jeopardy and there doesn't seem to be a way out. Until danger bursts into their lives.It's an old story. Tim Daniels is shocked when his wife of sixteen years becomes ...



  • He's a firefighter captain who can't escape his ex-wife—and his feelings for her.She's trying to forget her ex, but circumstances conspire against her.Despite his horrific childhood, Adam Stark found happiness with Beth and they had an idyllic...



  • He's a top notch firefighter but a failure with women.She's one of the best in the CCFD and plans to stay that way. No guy is going to way-lay her.Tom Mancini is a stellar firefighter and a good friend. But he has trouble with women. So he's wary of ...



  • He's a hotshot firefighter afraid of nothing.She's a plain, ordinary school teacher who scares him to death.Captain Carson Taylor III is an excellent firefighter, independently wealthy and attracts women like moths to the proverbial flame. But he's h...



  • His shoulder was shredded and he can't be a cop anymore. Who is he now?Lt. Diego Rodrigez was injured during a gang bust. He lost full use of shoulder, he lost his partner and he lost his task force members. He isn't anybody anymore. Restless and hop...



  • He'll never forget the things he did in a gang—and the things done to him. There's no way to make up for them.Jackson Kane is trying to atone for his past. By setting up several organizations that help gang kids, he's hoping to alleviate the g...



  • The president was gravely wounded on his watch. What does he do now?Special Agent Will Lincoln was riding high when he finally made it to the President's Protective Detail. Then the unthinkable happened. He was a split second too late to take the bul...



  • He's had unspeakable loss in his life. He manages his way through one day at a time, until a female firefighter joins the crew and throws him off kilter.Captain Joe Romano lost his twin firefighter brother in a fire, along with the two little kids th...



  • They bombed his church and took away his faith. Who was he without it?After long years of study, Caleb Shepherd realized his dream of becoming a minister. He was helping people and doing God's work. When somebody bombs his church, he loses it all, ev...


Award-Winning Books by Kathryn Shay

Cop of the Year
1998 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Harlequin SuperRomance
Feel the Heat
1999 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Harlequin SuperRomance
A Suitable Bodyguard
1996 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Harlequin SuperRomance


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Kathryn Shay has published 127 books.

The next book by Kathryn Shay, Blessings in Disguise, will be published in June 2025.

The first book by Kathryn Shay, The Father Factor, was published in September 1995.

Yes. Kathryn Shay has 19 series.