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Hunted in the wilderness

Publisher’s weekly bestseller

Protecting the evidence
means facing down assassins and an unforgiving wilderness…

Framed for murder and corporate espionage, future aerotech company CEO Haley Whitcombe flees in her plane with a camera full of evidence that could clear her name—until she’s shot out of the sky. Now trapped in North Cascades National Park, her survival in the wilderness depends on park ranger Ezra Dalton. Yet escaping the wild will mean nothing if they can’t outrun their merciless hunters…

what readers are saying

“A riveting romantic suspense story filled with heart-stopping danger . . .”

June J., Goodreads

“Stuffed full of suspense, action, and edge-of-your-seat drama, this book is a hit with me.”

Amazon reviewer

“The twists and turns kept me reading on and finished it in a couple of ho50urs… I HIGHLY recommend this book for anyone who enjoys Christian Romance Suspense. FANTASTIC BOOK!”

Amazon reviewer

“I absolutely love this newest release from Kellie VanHorn…

This should be your next read if you like:

– A second love romance after loss

-A slow burn romance (so worth it!)

-Forced proximity between Haley and Ezra as they try to survive in the forest.

-The beauty of the outdoors and national parks as Kellie VanHorn describes the view in such a way that puts you there in the wilderness with her characters.

-Humor and banter between Haley and Ezra, that helps diffuse the tension of being chased in a surprisngly refreshing way that had me laughing out loud!”

QualiTea Books, Goodreads
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Kellie VanHorn is an award-winning, bestselling author of inspirational romantic suspense. She has college degrees in biology and nautical archaeology, but she’s always found her sense of adventure most satisfied by a great story. When not writing, Kellie can be found teaching her four children, camping, baking, and gardening. She lives with her family in west Michigan.

Kellie is a member of Romance Writers of America and American Christian Fiction Writers. She’s a 2022 HOLT Medallion winner and 2020 double finalist, 2019 Golden Heart® finalist, 2018 Daphne du Maurier unpublished award winner, and 2018 Genesis double semi-finalist. She also writes YA fantasy and thrillers as Kellie Michelle Parker.

Kellie is represented by Ali Herring of Spencerhill Associates.

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