Katie Reus

Katie Reus is the New York Times, USA Today, and IndieReader bestselling author of the Red Stone Security series, the Redemption Harbor series and the Deadly Ops series. She fell in love with romance at a young age thanks to books she pilfered from her mom’s stash. Years later she loves reading romance almost as much as she loves writing it.

However, she didn’t always know she wanted to be a writer. After changing majors many times, she finally graduated summa cum laude with a degree in psychology. Not long after that she discovered a new love. Writing. She now spends her days writing dark paranormal romance and sexy romantic suspense.

Ancient Enemy

Ancient Enemy

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Series: Ancients Rising, Book 2
Genre: Paranormal Romance

She should be his mortal enemy.

Ancient dragon shifter Rhys awoke from his slumber hungry for revenge against the witch who killed his sister. When his hunt takes him to the rebuilding city of New Orleans, he finds a woman he can’t keep his eyes off—but she’s a witch. While Rhys wants to despise all of Dallas’s kind, even he can’t deny that she's beautiful, kind and…adorable. And her pet baby dragon only increases his fascination with the sexy woman. Protective instincts he never knew he had take over him as they hunt powerful monsters. He’s forced to confront everything he thought he knew about witches as his life is turned upside down.

But he wants her anyway.

Dallas Kinley is used to being hated because of what she is. Witches have always been the pariahs of the supernatural community. Until now, when the world needs rebuilding. Even though she wants to keep her distance from Rhys, vampires and humans are dying in New Orleans, so she vows to help him hunt down those responsible. But finding the enemy comes at a heavy price, because Dallas is hiding a terrible secret. As they race against the clock to find the murderers, she can only hope his need for revenge won’t rip them apart. Especially when he finds out what she’s been hiding from him.

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Chosen Mate

Chosen Mate

RELEASE DATE: November 19, 2019

Her past has taught her to be wary…

With an abusive relationship behind her, wolf shifter Leslie is quietly raising her young son in the Kendrick pack. If she’s occasionally lonely, it’s a small price to pay for her son’s safety. And if she’s secretly longing for pack alpha Malcolm Kendrick, well…she’s keeping that fantasy to herself. Experience has made her a realist, and they’re far too different to work.

This alpha is about to stake his claim…

She has no idea Malcolm wants her just as fiercely. That he’s been subtly courting her for a year. But subtlety has gotten him nowhere—even if he thought it was the best choice after what she’d been through. He wanted to make sure Leslie didn’t feel obligated to him, that she was truly ready to move on. Now that he knows she is, he’s determined to make sure it’s with him. And when a threat from her past surfaces, he’ll eliminate anyone who would dare to hurt his mate.

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Silent Protector

Silent Protector

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Series: Verona Bay, Book 3
Genre: Romantic Suspense

RELEASING October 26, 2021

Some secrets keep you safe…

Adeline Rodriguez left her violent past behind, buried her secrets and started over in Verona Bay. Now a successful co-owner in a local pet grooming business, she’s made a life for herself in this idyllic community, and has real friends. Thanks to her past, the only thing she hasn’t mastered yet is a real relationship. And when circumstances lead her to finally let her guard down with sexy Mac Collins, he completely ghosts her. Her first instinct is to close herself off again, but she decides to confront him instead—and that fateful decision puts her directly in the crosshairs of a killer.

Others can destroy you…

Mac has wanted Adeline since the moment they met, but she made it clear that she didn’t want a relationship. So he kept his distance. When they’re trapped together in a remote cabin, things change between them. But Mac’s past has come back to haunt him, so he pushes her away to protect her. Unfortunately, it’s already too late. Adeline is now a target too. To save her, Mac has no choice except to end the threat. Only then can he try to win over the woman he can’t live without. But winning over the feisty Adeline might prove to be harder than stopping a killer.

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Colt: Auferstanden von den Toten

Colt: Auferstanden von den Toten

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Series: Redemption Harbor-Serie, Book 1
Genres: Foreign Editions, German

Sie hat ihren eigenen Tod vorgetäuscht

Sky Arévalo hat die CIA verlassen und ihren eigenen Tod vorgetäuscht, um Colt Stuart zu beschützen, den einzigen Mann, den sie je geliebt hat. Monate später treibt eine brutale Entführung sie dazu, sich in ein gefährliches Kartell einzuschleichen. Gerade, als sie glaubt, aus der Sache raus zu sein, geht alles schrecklich schief und sie entkommt mit blutrünstigen Feinden auf ihren Fersen – nur um sich einem sehr verwirrten und wütenden Colt stellen zu müssen.

Er ist bereit, jede Grenze zu überschreiten, um sie zu retten

Als Colt Stuart, ein ehemaliger Marine, herausfindet, dass die Frau, die er geliebt hat, ihn hinters Licht geführt hat, ist er schockiert und verletzt, doch das hält ihn nicht davon ab, alle möglichen Gesetze zu brechen, um sie am Leben zu halten. Leider wird das vielleicht nicht reichen, um einen mächtigen Feind aufzuhalten, der alles tun würde, um Skye tot zu sehen.

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Falling for Irish

Falling for Irish

She walked away once.

When Kathryn Irish realized that she and Daniel were too different—and that he thought she was after him for his money—she ended things. When a job randomly puts her back on his radar, they hesitantly form a truce. But deep down she knows she can never be just friends with him. She’ll always want more.

He never should have let her go.

Daniel MacArthur knows he made the biggest mistake of his life in letting Kathryn walk away. When she suddenly appears back in his life, it’s not a moment too soon—since she’s been targeted twice by a faceless enemy. She thinks the two attacks are random. But he’s not so sure. Is it because of her job? Or is something more sinister at play?

Length: NOVELLA

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Deadly Surrender

Deadly Surrender

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Series: Sin City Series, Book 5
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Getting too close could end their friendship…

Good old-fashioned heartbreak sent Grace running to Las Vegas for a new start. There, she has the support of a college buddy and her social group, which includes Logan…funny, sexy, protective Logan MacNeil. They’ve become close friends, but that’s all Grace is willing to offer. Logan’s a known player, and Grace has been hurt enough for one lifetime, thanks. Getting left at the altar will do that to a woman.

Being apart could end their lives…

Logan’s reputation is more than a little exaggerated, and he’s never cared. Until Grace. She’s worth risking his heart again, if he can convince the brave, independent woman he’s not the playboy he seems. Right now she needs a friend…and a protector. Someone has already targeted them both—twice. Logan suspects he gained an enemy for his part in his boss’s recent failed business deal. But until he’s sure, he’s keeping Grace close. Achingly, torturously close… And when things turn deadly, he’ll lay everything on the line to make her his.

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Ian: Von der Dunkelheit gerettet

Ian: Von der Dunkelheit gerettet

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Series: Dunkelheit, Book 6
Genres: Foreign Editions, German

Er dachte, er hätte sie vor Jahrzehnten verloren.

Halb Dämon, halb Drachenwandler Ian McCabe ist fest entschlossen, die einzige Frau zurückzubekommen, die er je geliebt hat. Als Fiona O’Riley ihn vor Jahrzehnten aus ihrem Leben geworfen hat, dachte er, sie sei für immer fort. Jetzt, wo sie zurück ist, wird ihn nichts davon abhalten, sie für sich zu beanspruchen. Doch sie will nichts mit ihm – oder seiner Familie – zu tun haben.

Sie würde alles tun, um ihn zu retten.

Fiona weiß, dass Ian der einzige Mann für sie ist. Doch der einzige Weg, ihn am Leben zu erhalten, ist, sich von ihm fernzuhalten. Aber als eine Tragödie geschieht und sie böse Pläne für den Massenmord an Menschen aufdecken, müssen sie zusammenarbeiten, um die Feinde zu besiegen, die alle bedrohen. Doch es steht noch so viel mehr auf dem Spiel: als ihr unbestreitbares Verlangen wächst, stehen sie vor einer unerträglichen Wahl. Wenn Fiona und Ian ihrer Versuchung erliegen, könnte ihre Paarung das Letzte sein, was sie jemals tun.

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Bishop’s Endgame (German edition)

Bishop’s Endgame (German edition)

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Series: Endgame-Trilogie, Book 3
Genres: Foreign Editions, German

Er entführte eine Prinzessin, um sich zu rächen.

Eines Verbrechens angeklagt, das er nicht begangen hat, nimmt Ellis Bishop das Gesetz selbst in die Hand, um für Gerechtigkeit zu sorgen und sich zu rehabilitieren. Leider muss er dafür die Stieftochter eines Gangsterbosses entführen – eine perfekte Mafia-Prinzessin, die die Königin eines schmutzigen Imperiums werden soll. Doch er hatte nicht damit gerechnet, sich in die Tochter seines Todfeindes zu verlieben.

Sich in sie zu verlieben, gehörte nicht zu seinem Plan.

Arianna hasst den Mann, der sie entführt hat, doch schon bald merkt sie, dass die Dinge nicht so sind, wie sie scheinen. Ellis wurde von ihrem Stiefvater reingelegt und versucht nun, seinen Namen reinzuwaschen. Ihm zu helfen würde allerdings bedeuten, ihre Familie zu verraten. Doch wie könnte sie diesen unschuldigen Mann im Stich lassen ... während sich ihre Familie als Monster entpuppen, die sie nie wirklich gekannt hat?

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Deadly Past

Deadly Past

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Series: Verona Bay, Book 2
Genre: Romantic Suspense

She lost everything once…

Autumn Perez was just twenty-two when she witnessed a brutal murder and gave up her entire life to put the killer behind bars. A decade later, witness protection has her settled in picturesque Verona Bay, teaching art at the local high school. It’s a quiet life…until she’s caught up in another harrowing event and she worries that the US Marshals will try to move her again. But Autumn is done running—she’s built a life, has friends. And now she’s pregnant after an intense one-night stand with her sexy neighbor.

This time she’s not running…

Lincoln Jordan has been biding his time with Autumn, his talented, gorgeous neighbor. The attraction between them is undeniable, and after their one incredible night together he wants more. But she’s determined to keep him at arm’s length. When it becomes clear that someone wants her dead, he steps up to protect her. He needs to earn her trust, and fast. Because the enemy is closer than they ever imagined.

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Ancient Retribution

Ancient Retribution

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Series: Ancients Rising, Book 5
Genre: Paranormal Romance

A dragon princess once lost…

Juniper hunts down the most dangerous criminals on her black ops missions—and she’s good at it. A dragon shifter who was raised by wolves, she doesn’t know her birth clan and gave up trying to find them a hundred years ago. Since The Fall, when rogue dragons razed half the planet, she’s spent her days hunting down supernaturals who think they can escape justice, delivering her own. During a dangerous mission, she falls into the claws of a sexy warrior dragon adjusting to the modern world—and from the start she knows she’s in trouble.

Is now found…

Dragon shifter warrior Zephyr doesn’t fit into this new world. He doesn’t feel like he fits in anywhere—until he meets Juniper and her crew. He knows from the moment he sees the sexy and brave female dragon that they’re destined to be together. Unfortunately, life just got a whole lot more complicated. Not only are they in the fight of their lives against an overwhelming enemy force, but she’s royalty and her long-lost clan has come to bring her home. Even as they fight side by side to save hundreds of humans, he knows that winning her heart will be the hardest and most pivotal battle he’s ever waged. Juniper doesn’t want to get mated, doesn’t trust anyone with her heart—but this is one battle Zephyr will never stop fighting.

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Ein Schutzengel namens Savage

Ein Schutzengel namens Savage

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Series: Redemption Harbor-Serie, Book 2
Genres: Foreign Editions, German

Er ist ein ehemaliger Marine, ihr neuer vorgetäuschter Freund und der einzige Weg, ihrer gefährlichen Vergangenheit zu entkommen.

Ein Kind zu haben hat für Olivia alles verändert – sie hat sich geschworen, ihr kleines Mädchen vor den Fehlern ihrer Vergangenheit zu beschützen. Doch als die gefährlichste Person, die ihr je über den Weg gelaufen ist, sie zu einem letzten Raub erpresst, gerät die Welt, die sie so sorgfältig aufgebaut hat, ins Wanken. Verzweifelt macht sie sich auf der Suche nach Hilfe nach Redemption Harbor auf. Funken fliegen, als sie Savage trifft, einen Mann, der bereit ist, alles zu tun, um Olivia und ihre Tochter zu beschützen. Er wird ihr helfen, ihr Leben zurückzugewinnen, doch kann er damit umgehen, zu sehen, wer sie einmal war?

Können sie es schaffen?

Savage gibt sich während einer gewagten Undercover-Operation als ihr besessener Ex aus – und schon bald verschwimmt die Grenze zwischen Realität und Cover Story. Er ist bereit, jeden Trick anzuwenden, den er kennt, um die sinnliche Frau lebendig und aus dem Gefängnis heraus zu halten – und in seinem Leben. Doch die Uhr tickt und wenn sie keinen Weg finden, einander zu vertrauen, kommt niemand lebend da raus.

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Ancient Protector

Ancient Protector

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Series: Ancients Rising, Book 1
Genre: Paranormal Romance

Even as he fights for their future…

With the world still rebuilding after massive dragon attacks, famous singer Star isn’t willing to rely on a stranger to protect her family—though dragon shifter Lachlan is difficult to resist. Something about him is strangely familiar, but she doesn’t understand why. He’s already helped Star rescue her sister from a recent abduction, but trust doesn’t come easy when his kind has nearly hunted her race to extinction. When her sister’s kidnapper launches another violent attack, Star has no choice but to accept Lachlan’s aid. But no matter that he’s stepped up to protect her, she’ll never allow the ancient Scottish dragon into her heart.

They’re bound by the past.

Lachlan lost the woman he was meant to mate millennia ago. Unable to live in a world without her, his pain drove him to hibernation. He never thought he would move on—until Star. He’s well aware the feisty shifter is his new destiny, so if tailing her to New Orleans is what he has to do to be near her, then so be it. When Star is attacked, Lachlan resolves to protect her at all costs. And he won’t have to do it alone. It will take Lachlan, his clansmen, and Star’s misfit band of friends to rain fiery vengeance down upon their enemy if she and her sister are to ever be truly free. Only then can he claim her and discover the shocking truth that lies buried in their past.

FIRST IN NEW SERIES

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