deadly deception

DeadlyDeception_FrontCover_8.28.13Dr. Anne Jamison, a brilliant neuropsychiatrist, is living the concrete jungle life in Minneapolis with her fiancé, prominent attorney Adam Whitney. But the mysterious death of Carter Leeds, her beloved former boyfriend, still haunts her…

After three years of unanswered questions, a mysterious package finds its way to Anne. The note inside reveals the possibility that Carter may, in fact, be alive. Even more shocking, her very own fiancé may have had a hand in his attempted demise. Anne doesn’t know what—or who—to believe, and the deeper she digs, the more she is overcome by a dangerous game of cat and mouse. But will Anne’s trust be restored—or will she be the one left plotting revenge?

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Andrea was born a Midwestern girl, grew up in Iowa and South Dakota. She came out of the womb writing, her parents have recorded evidence of Andrea’s whimsical imagination. She has had many poems and short stories published over the years, even did free verse sessions at a local coffee shop but there isn’t any recorded evidence of that. Andrea is thankful for the lack of technology in the 90’s.

After twenty-nine trips around the sun, she decided it was time to sit down and write her first book. And, she did. Two weeks before her 30th birthday, Andrea completed, Deadly Deception. Sadly, it sat in her laptop for two years before she decided to self-publish in November 2012.

Montlake Romance loved Deadly Deception and Deadly Redemption so much, they wanted them and their author. Andrea and Montlake Romance decided to interweave the two stories into one novel. The “new” Deadly Deception will be released October 8th, 2013.

Andrea resides in North Carolina with her quirky family, where she homeschools her son and writes about the craziness that pours from her mind. Her son, Logan, has caught the writing bug. He talks about being on the Autism Spectrum and homeschooling at his very own blog, The Quirky Mustache. Logan has touched many lives and is her hero.


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The allure of the old west has always been the hunky cowboy.  A tall handsome rustic man atop a striking horse.  He muscles the animal controlling it like an extension of himself as he tosses a rope towards a wayward cow. To tame the west, men had to be fearless and hardworking.  It was a hard life, but romantic as well. 

In my novels, most of my cowboys play the guitar.  A romantic way to spend the evenings don’t you think?  Imagine coming out of your log cabin. Your cowboy sits outside with the setting sun behind his well-formed body as he lifts the guitar and strums a tune.  His deep voice hums to a song he’s forgotten the words to. Darkened eyes meet yours across the short distance, drawing you to move closer.  The chilly breeze makes you shiver, at least that’s what you tell yourself.

As much as I have learned about life in the old west, I can’t say I would like to live back then.  Life was a bit too harsh. But I admire the people that did.

I hope you enjoy your trips to the west when you read my books.  Whether its Four Winds, Texas or the Mirasol Ranch, the stories of how these people endured and overcame are sure to catch you. Love definitely conquers the west!  It will be a visit you won’t soon forget.

What appeals to you about the west?  One commenter from this blog will also win a prize pack from Hildie.


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Westbound Awakening 

By Hildie McQueen


Captain John McClain finds himself on the wrong end of a shotgun when attempting to find his child. Heading west to find the mother of his son and the outlaw who shot him, John is forced to escort an enticing woman whose lifestyle goes against every one of his moral standards, yet she calls to every part of him.

Heading west to meet the dying father she never knew, and possibly starting a new life, Mae Hawkins didn’t expect the added complication of traveling with the one man she always loved.

When they’re joined along the road by a minister and his wife, things get beyond complicated for John and Mae who awaken to the lesson that sometimes differences are more imagined than real in this unforgettable journey.

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About the Author
Hildie McQueen loves storytelling and unusual settings, pair that with humor and you’ve got an idea of what her writing is like.

She makes sure action, intrigue, and sizzling romance add up to a story, her readers won’t soon forget. Her favorite past-times are traveling, shopping and reading. She resides in beautiful small town Georgia with her super-hero husband Kurt and two unruly Chihuahuas.

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