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Ravaged River

(2016)
(The fourth book in the Men of Mercy series)
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War destroyed him... could she save him?

Special forces operative Hoyt Crowe wasn't just damaged... he was broken. After suffering brutal torture in captivity, his once lively spirit is shattered. Now his greatest adversary isn't some unknown terrorist in a foreign country, it's himself.

Hayden James watched Hoyt slide into a private purgatory of post-traumatic stress disorder, taking her heart with him. No longer warm and loving, he is cold. Hardened. A shell of his former self.

When an old enemy threatens Hayden's life, Hoyt must find the strength to slay his inner demons or lose the woman he loves forever.
***This is a stand-alone love story. It is book 6 in the Men of Mercy series.***
Author Interview:

Q: You write Military Romantic Suspense, and though it seems like the Navy SEAL romance books are the most popular, even Black Operations. So why did you choose Special Forces?

A: My husband is active Army and a veteran. The top tier of the Navy is the SEAL Teams. The top tier of the Army is the Special Forces.
I think the SF deserves just as much recognition as the SEALs... they are like the Ghostwalkers of the Army.
Plus- I don't know jack about swimming.

Q: You based your military romance series on a Special Forces team - Task Force Scorpion. Why did you also decide to put them in a small town setting?

A: Just because you come from a small town, doesn't mean you can't be hard core. I grew up in a small town. The men there can be bad boy alpha males just as easily as the men from big cities

Plus, I grew up reading small town romance. I think readers love the feeling of belonging to a community, getting to know all the quirky folks who live there and falling in love with not only the hero but also their friends and family.

Q: You're books are often about second chances - big secrets. Why?

A: Who doesn't root for a hero dying for a second chance? Yes, he probably screwed up big time in the past, but how much sweeter is the love between the hero and heroine when they show forgiveness?

As far as big secrets - they're just fun. Secret babies, corrupt politicians, love triangles...

Believe me - it ALL happens in a small town romance and real life.

Q: Why write Military Romance?

First off, I am kin to and am friends with a lot of military men, and they're all sweet and well mannered and love their country. But a lot of them are badass, too. Which is what we want when someone's fighting for our country - :-) - and in a hot romantic suspense : A fearless bad boy alpha male who fights for his country and his woman.

Genre: Romance

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Used availability for Lindsay Cross's Ravaged River

Paperback Editions

January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ravaged River: Men of Mercy (Volume 4)
Author(s): Lindsay Cross
ISBN: 0-9968360-9-8 / 978-0-9968360-9-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cypress Bend Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ravaged River: Men of Mercy, Book 4
Author(s): Lindsay Cross
Publisher: Cypress Bend Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU