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August 21, 2013


Princess Kathy here letting everybody know that my latest book, Losing Cassie, is available now. Here's the back cover copy and an excerpt to tempt you.

Welcome to Destiny's Desire Lodge, where The Fates can manipulate the threads of life at their whim and the Fate-Keeper battles to unite the predestined souls of true love.

Firefighter Jake Stone lost the love of his life when his high school sweetheart disappeared. The arrival of a mysterious letter promising answers draws Jake to Destiny's Desire.

Cassie Daniels has been running for seven long years. At Destiny's Desire she might finally have a chance for a happy future, if she can face the evil from her past.

When Fate and Destiny Collide . . . Can Love Survive?


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Below is an excerpt from Losing Cassie.


Why had Chase sent that letter?

Jake could go for days at a time now without thinking about Cassandra and everything he'd lost when she disappeared. Seven years and everything still felt the same. The same loneliness, the overwhelming knowledge some important piece of his soul was missing. Why did the mention of her name bring everything pouring back, pulling the scab off a never healing wound?

Glancing around, he surveyed the destruction he'd wrought throughout the master bathroom suite. Bathtub smashed. Walls ripped completely back to the studs. The double sinks and vanity lay in pieces amidst the carnage. The only thing unbroken was the huge mirror that used to hang above the sinks. Still whole and unscratched, Jake's image stared back at him, mocking the calm fa├žade reflected back at him.

Disgusted, he moved the mirror outside the bathroom door, leaned it against an intact wall, went back and packed away all his tools, shut off the lights, and locked the house up tight.

Anxious to get home, he drove the short distance back to his condo in Denver, grabbed a shower and made a couple of calls. He knew Ryan would cover his shifts, his buddy still owed him from Christmas.

Jake couldn't think of one good reason, at least a valid one, but his decision was made.

Watch out Quinton Chase. I'm tired of being your frigging puppet. Think you can pull my strings, mention Cassie's name and I'll come running? You better have a hell of a good explanation for resurrecting her memory after all these years.

Destiny's Desire Lodge, here I come.


Sylvia said...

Can't wait to read, Kathy. I have my copy and I'm probably going to wait until we go to Colorado and read it while I'm looking at the mountains.

Kathy Ivan said...

WEll, Sylvia, that would be perfect, since it's set in the Colorado Mountains. Thanks for picking it up. I hope you enjoy Jake and Cassie's story. :-)

Liz Lipperman said...

Great excerpt. I, too, picked this up and am just waiting for the perfect time to read it. I love your suspense.

Kathy Ivan said...

Oh, thank you Liz! Hope you enjoy it. Hugs!

Pamela Stone said...

Love the premis, Kathy. The cover is gorgeous too.

Alisha said...

I'm totally in love with the cover and story line! Must read! xoxoxo

Barb Han said...

I just bought this and can't wait to read!!