​​Lori Ryan is a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author who writes romantic suspense and contemporary romance with steamy love scenes and characters you want want to leave in the pages when the story is over.

Lori published her first novel in April of 2013 and ​has fallen in love with writing. ​She is the author of the Sutton Capital Series; the Heroes of Evers, Texas; and the Triple Play Curse Novellas, a set of novellas with sexy baseball players at their core as part of Bella Andre's Game For Love Kindle World. She has also published in Melanie Shawn's Hope Falls Kindle World and in Robyn Peterman's Magic and Mayhem Kindle World.

She lives with an extremely understanding husband, three wonderful children, and two mostly well-behaved dogs in Austin, Texas. It's a bit of a zoo, but she wouldn't change a thing. She loves to connect with her readers. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or subscribe to her blog.


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Try a sample of Lori Ryan's much-awaited tenth book in the Sutton Capital Series!


Her SEALed Fate

Logan Stone thought he left the battlefield behind. He’s Sutton Capital’s newest executive, working side-by-side with Samantha Page, the sexy, brilliant woman of his dreams. He’s no longer overseas in the line of fire fighting for his country and his brothers-in-arms as a Navy SEAL. But Logan is fighting a different kind of battle; one no one realizes he’s in. While he’s focused on managing his PTSD, something much more sinister enters his world and he must battle to save Samantha’s life and their growing love.

With all the heart stopping action and heartwarming romance NY Times bestselling author Lori Ryan has come to be known for, this stand-alone installment to the Sutton Capital Series won’t disappoint romantic suspense readers and fans!


Love and Protect Five Chapter Sample

A woman with no one to trust, a man hell bent on making sure he never lets her down. The monster Laura Kensington married is dead, but that doesn’t mean she escape his family. The ruthless and powerful Kensington clan consider the baby she’s carrying to be their own. Desperate and determined, she flees to Evers, Texas, with a new identity, taking refuge on the ranch of Cade Bishop, a man who firmly believes in second chances. Drawn to the strong man who has dedicated his life to the rescue of neglected animals, Laura finds comfort in his passion and his love, yet she fears he sees her as merely another needy case. She’ll need more from Cade than his tender touch and understanding heart when her past resurfaces, bringing grave peril into her world once more.



All In

Mission Assignment: Luke Reynolds

When a SEAL is in, he’s all in

When hardened Navy SEAL Luke Reynolds sacrificed his career eight years ago to raise his sister’s child, he never looked back. Raising Naomi was the best thing he ever did with his life. But, she’s off to college and he’s left wondering what comes next.

Returning to the teams isn’t an option, but when his former commander taps him, it isn’t hard to say yes to a covert mission tracking the masterminds behind a frightening new online threat to the safety of the United States and its allies.

At least, not until single mom Lyra Grant ends up on his prime suspect list. When the people he loves the most end up at the mercy of forces with no conscience and nothing to lose, Luke is faced with a choice he never thought he’d have t



First Five of Pure Vengeance

Lives and hearts are on the line.

When Cal Rylan's partner is caught in the crossfire of a vigilante sniper, he's forced to partner with FBI Special Agent Eve Sands to stop the killer before any more innocent bystanders are hit.

As they get closer to the truth, the stakes get higher, both in the case and in their hearts. Cal's biggest fear is that he'll have to watch another of his partners fall to the sniper's bullet. And that's just not something he can go through again.

Especially not when that partner is Eve, a woman who is quickly working her way into not only his heart, but his soul.

NY Times Bestselling Author, Lori Ryan, takes readers on a breakneck speed adventure ride in the first book in this spin-off from her bestselling Sutton Capital Series.


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Never Say Goodbye Five Chapter Sample by Lori Ryan and Kay Manis

A second chance at love

Elle Noble knows about loss. Her battle with cancer stole her chance at love, her hopes for a dance career and her dreams for a family of her own.

Still, she’s found a life she’s content with, working alongside her brothers and father at their family resort. But Canyon Creek Mountain Ski Resort isn’t doing well. Tourism in the small Colorado town is down and working with the neighboring lodge might be their best bet to turn things around.

Joining forces with the Sumner family lodge means working with Emmett Sumner. He was her best friend, and the man she’s loved for most of her life. Until she foolishly let him go five years ago. Being so close to temptation and the object of her desire is enough to drive her mad. Mad enough to do something she shouldn’t. To hop