Every book in The Dandelions Series ties, one way or another, into the same family from the first novel. The Kino family.
First you have gorgeous and legendary Martial Arts Master, Eric Kino. On his softer side, he is a lonely widower who has dedicated himself to his only son. That son is movie star, Ricky Kino, a hunk in his own right. Shelley Adams, assaulted as she walked in a park in the middle of the afternoon, is struggling with the aftermath, which includes the end of her first marriage. Her life changes when she runs into Eric and he takes her on as a student. Shelley’s daughter Bree, is a wannabe actress, and Shelley’s two younger sons, Mark and Joey will, of course, grow up to be devastating leading men themselves.
All this has morphed into The Dandelions Series, beginning with Dandelions Never Die.
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Meek Little Caroline found a true friend when she found Toby. For a brief moment in time he becomes her knight in shining armor, for Caroline has a secret and Toby swears to keep it, until they are torn apart by circumstances beyond their control.
Southern girl struggling to survive in the New York jungle, Caroline Jones steadfastly makes her way through each day, dealing with her lowlife landlord the same way she deals with everything, without complaint, straightforward, one foot in front of the other.
Country music’s most eligible bachelor, Toby Nash, has stopped believing in love, at least not the kind written about by poets, until he runs into a childhood friend in the most unlikely of places. Stunned to find the girl who’s haunted him for fifteen years, he realizes why he’s never found love.
Vanquishing both old and new demons together, they learn about life, about sacrifice, about survival and eventually learn to believe in love again.
Four Days - Book 2 of The Dandelions Series
Stunned and betrayed by those closest to her, potty mouth Lisa Lewis, begins a mad dash across the country searching for a home she's never known. Near the end of her long journey, on a lonely country road, she brazenly walks right into the middle of Chaz Stewart's cattle crossing and changes both of their lives forever.
Chaz Stewart, veteran of Iraq, and ex-paramedic for the county, lives in a world of hurt. He helps run the family ranch, forcing himself to continue to put one foot in front of the other each and every day, until he comes across a fiery, red-head in need of being rescued.
In the small town of Pine Forest, Lisa experiences the wonders of home and family for the first time in her life. But somebody in the small town isn't quite so happy about her arrival. What begins as dangerous pranks turns quickly into life and death struggles and Lisa learns that real families stick together through thick and thin.
Martial arts superstar, Ricky Kino, is unhappy with his "playboy" style of life. He makes two decisions, one, to get back to his roots and two, to go after what and whom he really wants.
His timing couldn’t be better, for the moment he gets home, a phantom from the past asserts itself into the Kino family, intent on destruction.
Seeds are planted and weeds grow rampant, trying to break apart and destroy the firm Kino foundation. Ricky must step in and take control in order to save his family and protect those he loves most in the world.
Special Agent Keegan Tanner is racing to turn in the evidence he’s gathered while working undercover investigating a ruthless child-trafficking organization. When his cover is blown, he barely escapes with his life. Desperate to save the next batch of children slated for shipment, he speeds toward the field office, but a freak accident brings his plan to an abrupt halt.
Agent Tanner wakes to find himself in a small country home under the care of angelic nurse and widow, Lizzy Anderson and her tiny helpers. Though intrigued by his nurses, he is livid when his superior orders him to stay put, for he knows his presence in the Anderson home puts them in grave danger, and laid up like he is, he wonders if he will be ready to serve and protect when that danger comes calling.
Six Angels - Book 5 of The Dandelions Series
Ameritech Agent Jefferson Davis takes a short vacation and heads up to the lake house he’s been remodeling, hoping to deal with the stress of his most recent botched relationship. Barely in the relaxation groove, he has to switch gears right back to security agent when he finds Mackenzie Daley, Senator Daley's much publicized missing step-daughter. He learns quickly this will not be a simple rescue.
Mackenzie, so grateful to be alive after her brush with death, throws herself into living with gusto, including reaffirming life through contact with her handsome rescuer. But she finds she must first come to grips with her kidnapper and his influence in her life.
Expendable - Book 6 of The Dandelions Series
Shelley Kino's boys, Mark and Joey Adams, are all grown up and taking the world by storm. Mark, a fledgling attorney and part-time martial arts instructor for the Kino schools, and Joey, Ameritech Security’s top agent, usually end up doing everything together, so it’s no surprise when they become interested in sisters. It’s also no surprise that their relationships throw them into a world of intrigue and violence.
Bella Landow and her son, held in a prison with no bars, feels hopelessly stuck and has no idea how to get out of her situation. Younger sister Breez is a firecracker and will stop at nothing to help her sister.
When the foursome come together, they become an unstoppable force. The Adams brother's training under the Kino umbrella comes in handy as they come face to face with the dark secrets that threaten to destroy those they love.
To Protect the Innocent - Book 7 of The Dandelions Series