Security Specialists International
Security Specialists International, founded and co-owned by brothers, Renfrew "Ren" and Trey Maddox, is a security firm which specializes in troubleshooting for private corporations and governments, including the US. Kidnapping rescues and anti-terrorism are their specialities, but the firm will take any job which interests them and uses their operatives peculiar skills. The majority of SSI's operatives are ex-Special Forces or law enforcement with a few exceptions.
Headquartered in Sanctuary, Idaho, a company-owned town, the SSI compound is surrounded by mountains and the Nez Perce National Forest. The rugged and isolated location provides both security and privacy for the firm's training facilities and homes for the operatives and their families.
The men of SSI have one philosophy for work and love: go in hard and play for keeps.
Eye of the Storm (#1)
A Finalist in the 2011 EPPIE Contest.
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5 Nymphs from Literary Nymphs Reviews!
4.5 Stars from Just Erotic Romance Reviews!
4 from Night Owl Reviews
4 from The Romance Studio
Keely Walsh has three doctorates and five older brothers and has never met a situation she couldn't handle. While consulting with the NSA, she discovers sensitive government information indicating her brother, a private security operative, is in danger. Keely travels to the dangerous Triple Frontier in South America to warn him and his colleagues. She didn't expect to meet a man who sends icy shivers down her spine and sets fires inside her.
Ren Maddox, co-owner of Security Specialists International, a security firm that works for large corporations and governments, is on an intelligence-gathering mission for the US government when a petite redhead armed with a Bren Ten and an attitude ten-feet tall pops out of the Argentine jungle with a warning of imminent danger. The fact she is one hundred percent correct shocks him to his socks. The fact she is Tweeter Walsh's baby sister and can fight like the fiercest Marine is beside the point. No one who looks like Keely should ever be in danger. He plans, once he gets her out of the current situation, on making it his life's work to protect the feisty, sexy, little woman from all danger.
One alpha male. One determined and independent female. One hot,tumultuous relationship.
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Stormy Weather Baby (novella)
This novella is a free download. The story takes place after Eye of the Storm and before Cold Day in Hell.
Keely Walsh-Maddox is eight months pregnant and feeling boxed in by Ren's over-protectiveness. So, when Price Teague's doctor sister, Fiona, calls and says she is in Idaho and needs a ride, Keely takes the opportunity to escape her velvet cage and drive to Grangeville to pick up the woman. She never expected to place her unborn child in danger, but that is exactly what happens when the women find themselves being pursued by mercenaries. Normally, bad guys following her home wouldn't faze Keely, she'd just turn the tables and shoot them. But this time, she is in early labor and doesn't want to mess with them. At least, she has a doctor riding shot gun.
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Cold Day in Hell (#2)
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4 Stars from Night Owl Reviews.
Calista Meyers is a world-famous, soon-to-be-ex-supermodel. After arriving for a fashion shoot in Cartagena, Colombia, she realizes her agent has misled her about the nature of her last modeling assignment.
Paramilitary leader Jaime Cruz paid her slimy agent a lot of money to get Callie to his part of the world. Cruz has threatened to kidnap and kill her younger brothers if she attempts to
leave the country.
What’s a Marine brat to do? Callie calls on her childhood friend Keely Walsh-Maddox and Keely’s husband Ren, the owner of Security Specialists International, to help her.
SSI sends operative Risto Smith to rescue Callie. The former Marine has had a thing for the model ever since he’d first seen her picture on a magazine cover. But he knows he isn’t nearly good enough for a lady like her. She’s an assignment and can be nothing else.
Callie knows Risto is just the man for her and decides to use the close quarters of their escape from Colombia to convince the stubborn male. When Risto leaves her in Panama and disappears, Callie is upset but not defeated. But after two months passes with no word from Risto and with her enemy Cruz in the US and back on her trail, Callie once again turns to Risto for protection.
This time, it would be a cold day in hell before Callie allows Risto to turn his back on their love.
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Storm Front (Book 2.5)
Less than one week after Earl Blackhawk helped Risto Smith and Callie Meyers fight off a Colombian drug lord in Osprey’s Point, Michigan, he travels to Idaho to act as Risto’s best man at his marriage to Callie. There he meets Callie’s friend, Tessa Andrews. When he’d asked Callie to find him a woman just like her, he’d been teasing … sort of. but Callie had taken him seriously and he was glad she had.
Tessa comes to Idaho with a problem dogging her heels. A cyberstalker has resurrected a past she thought deeply buried. A past any decent man, a man such as Earl, would take one look at and run the other way.
But then, Tessa has never met a man like Earl. He’s more than attracted to Tessa, feels instantly protective of her, and nothing and no one will harm her while he’s around.
Tessa doesn’t believe she deserves a happy ever after, and when Earl and some others see the damaging images her cyberstalker sends her, she runs into the teeth of a storm front and deadly peril.
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Weather the Storm (Book 3)
Coming October 28, 2013
Research librarian Elana Fabrizzio was in the wrong place at the wrong time. While working her late night shift at the library, she overhears a man hire a mercenary to kill Keely Walsh-Maddox and other Security Specialists International operatives. Things go from bad to worse when the man kills a student and a security guard on his way out of the library.
SSI operative Vanko Petriv is in New York City on holiday and is redirected to Washington, D.C. to become Elana’s personal security. Turns out the man she overheard is the traitor SSI has been pursuing for quite a while. Her eyewitness testimony would eliminate the treacherous thorn in SSI’s side and rid the intelligence community of a traitor once and for all.
Vanko is instantly attracted to the courageous Elana and vows to make her his. Elana is surprised when she’s attracted to Vanko. Bad past experiences have made her leery of dominant men.
When another enemy from Elana’s past appears, Vanko does what is needed to keep her alive. Their burgeoning attraction is threatened from all sides, but true love weathers any storm.