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Celebrate Lit--Hunted in the Wilderness


About the Book

Book: Hunted in the Wilderness

Author: Kellie VanHorn

Genre: Inspirational Romantic Suspense

Release date: June 28, 2022

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…

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About the Author

Kellie VanHorn is an award-winning 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.

More from Kellie

One of my favorite things about being a writer is living out wild adventures in my imagination. I get to enjoy all the action and feels without any of the unpleasant real-life problems I’d face if I were actually being chased by bad guys with guns. The more exciting and far-off the setting, the better! My family loves to travel and to camp, so we’ve spent a lot of time visiting national parks around the U.S. Our favorites include Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain, Devil’s Tower, and Badlands. We pile our four kids into the car, fill it to the brim with gear, and tent our way from park to park for weeks at a time in the summer.

For Hunted in the Wilderness, I wanted to explore a park we haven’t had the chance to visit yet—North Cascades National Park in Washington state. In fact, my first glimpse of the story came to me when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and saw a picture of a lake in the Cascades. Inspiration struck, and I knew the heroine of my next book had just crash-landed her Cessna airplane in those mountains, and she needed a handsome, single park ranger to come help her escape the bad guys.

What makes this park such a perfect setting for a romantic suspense is not only the gorgeous scenery, but also the fact it’s very remote. The region is easy enough to access via road from Seattle, but most of the protected land can only be reached on foot, horseback, or float plane. Because I hadn’t been there myself, I relied on a topographic map and lots of research to help me craft the setting and make it an indispensable part of the plot.

Of course, now that I’ve studied the trail systems so extensively, I’d love to visit the Cascades in person one day. One of my teenaged sons who loves hiking has all sorts of plans for us to take a long backpacking trip out there, even though neither of us has ever backpacked before. I might have to work up my courage a bit before I’ll be ready to hit the trail without our minivan full of gear.

Blog Stops

Genesis 5020, June 30

EmpowerMoms, July 2

Simple Harvest Reads, July 6 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

Gina Holder, Author and Blogger, July 7 (Author Interview)

Mary Hake, July 7

Betti Mace, July 8

Bizwings Blog, July 12



Giveaway


To celebrate her tour, Kellie is giving away the grand prize package of a $50 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of the book!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


Tour Information


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My Review: This book is high-paced and gripping. I couldn't put it down, but then life intervened.


So, be wary if you have something else to do...you might wait before starting this book.


I enjoyed both the hero and heroine being capable people. At no point would I say either of them did something stupid just to move a plot point forward. I will say I wouldn't actually seek out a story this harrowing...my nerves can't take it, as my southern mama would say.


The author also demonstrates solid knowledge and research in every aspect of flying and mountain rescue. I'm impressed by the details and the smooth inclusion of those details.


So, dear readers, are you stronger than I am and able to handle this wild ride?


PS Do you enjoy fast-paced suspense?



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Invitado
05 jul 2022

My brother would like this book.

Thanks for the contest.

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ChristinaSinisi-Author
ChristinaSinisi-Author
05 jul 2022
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Glad to hear--and you are welcome!

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Roxanne Cruz
Roxanne Cruz
04 jul 2022

I enjoy a fast-paced suspense story after having read a book with a plot that moves slowly or something that is much longer. I look forward to Hunted in the Wilderness.

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ChristinaSinisi-Author
ChristinaSinisi-Author
05 jul 2022
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I do like taking turns...too much of the same kind of a book makes them start to blend together. Thanks for joining me here!

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Debra Pruss
Debra Pruss
04 jul 2022

Thank you so much for sharing. This book sounds very intriguing. God bless you.

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ChristinaSinisi-Author
ChristinaSinisi-Author
04 jul 2022
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Thank you for reading! Have a blessed day!

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Invitado
03 jul 2022

This sounds really intriguing!


Cindi Knowles

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ChristinaSinisi-Author
ChristinaSinisi-Author
04 jul 2022
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It was! Thank you for joining in here at the Corner. Hope you have a blessed day!

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evamillien
03 jul 2022

Hunted in the Wilderness sounds like an exciting, edge of your seat read that I want to read! Thanks for sharing it with me! Thanks, Christina, for sharing your review! Have a happy, fun & safe holiday weekend!

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ChristinaSinisi-Author
ChristinaSinisi-Author
04 jul 2022
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Eva, thank you for reading! Hope you have a fabulous day!

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