Texas Refuge by Jean Brashear
The Marshall Brothers Book 1 (Texas Heroes)

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Haunted by failing to save his sister, the last thing former homicide detective Quinn Marshall wants is another woman to watch over when his brother asks him to help a friend. Soap opera star Lorie Chandler has already lost her husband to an obsessed fan, and now her son is the madman’s new target.

While the police hunt the killer, Quinn's rugged Texas ranch is the ideal hiding place for Lorie and her child. Neither Quinn nor Lorie expects the explosive heat or the powerful emotion that flares to life in his canyon refuge, yet there is no future for them and both are painfully aware that their time together can only be temporary. When the madman finds them, Quinn's sole focus is on keeping Lorie and the boy he's come to love safe, even though his success will mean that he will have to give them up to a life where he cannot belong.

The first book in New York Times and USAToday bestselling Texas romance author Jean Brashear's TEXAS HEROES: The Marshalls series is a sexy, suspenseful romance that will grab your heart and keep it racing.

Quinn's brother Josh's story is TEXAS STAR. The third book, TEXAS DANGER, is their cousin Case's story. All three cousins appear in the Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs, as well.

"Jean Brashear's distinctive storytelling voice instantly draws in the reader. She writes with warmth and emotional truth. The depth of her understanding of human nature marks her as a writer to watch, a writer to read and a writer to enjoy."~#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber

"Gifting readers with another emotionally charged romance, Ms. Brashear has a fine knack for commingling full-bodied characters, a fast-moving storyline and just the right measure of passion." ~Romantic Times Bookclub magazine

"Jean Brashear has that "it" factor. She is an incredibly talented writer who can hit every note with enough clarity to bring the reader tears, laughter, or just, 'Oh, my, this is an amazing story.' " ~New York Times bestselling author Stella Cameron

The TEXAS HEROES series of romance novels includes:


More praise for the TEXAS HEROES series:

"Marvelous talent for creating striking romantic stories by blending charismatic characters, compelling conflict and just the right touch of passion.” ~Romantic Times Bookclub magazine TOP PICK (4 ½ of 5 stars)

"I really enjoyed this, er, literary foreplay. I knew that when these two finally made love, they wouldn't just be going through the motions—there were going to be some fireworks....Jean Brashear is a terrific discovery for me." ~The Romance Reader

“Like fine wine and dark chocolate…uniquely plotted stories and characters so real they could live right next door.” ~Compuserve Romance Reviews

”Jean Brashear can rip your heart out then make you laugh out loud, so be sure to have tissues handy.” ~Joyce Dixon, Amazon reader review (5 of 5 stars)

"Crisp writing, richly drawn characters, strong plotting and fiery interludes show off Jean Brashear's top-notch romantic voice." ~Romantic Times Bookclub magazine (4 ½ of 5 stars)

"By the time I had finished the third page, I knew I was in the hands of a pro." ~The Romance Reader

"Jean Brashear is a writer of rare talent." ~Affaire de Coeur

Fiction> Romance> Detective
Fiction> Romance> Protector Hero
Fiction> Romance> Weddings
Fiction> Romance> Bride
Fiction> Romance> Groom
Fiction> Romance> Horse Ranch
Fiction> Romance> Woman in Jeopardy
Fiction> Romance> Stalker
Fiction> Romance> Midwife
Fiction> Romance> Psychic Hero

Protector, horseman, herbal medicine, alternative healing, curandera, midwife, woman in jeopardy, soap opera star, Emmy Awards

About Jean Brashear

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A letter to Rod Stewart resulting in a Cinderella birthday for her daughter sowed the seeds of Jean Brashear's writing career. Since becoming published, she has appeared on the Waldenbooks bestseller list and has been a finalist for or won numerous awards, including RWA's RITA Award, Romantic Times BOOKreviews Career Achievement Award, National Readers Choice and Dorothy Parker Award. A lifelong avid reader, she still finds it a thrill to see her name on the cover of each new book.
Published December 6, 2013 285 pages
Genres: Romance, Westerns, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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