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Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Jennifer Ryan!

WaitingOnACowboy by Jennifer Ryan
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Jennifer Ryan

Today’s featured guest is New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Jennifer Ryan! Learn some interesting facts about Jennifer in this short Q&A.  Leave a question or comment on the blog (at the end of this post) for a chance to win a print copy of Waiting On A Cowboy by Jennifer Ryan! (U.S. only)

Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Jennifer Ryan!

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What genres do you write?

 

I write suspenseful contemporary romance, western romance, and women’s fiction.

 

Coffee or tea lover?

 

Both. In quantity.

 

Name one thing on your bucket list.

 

Professionally – to write 100 books.

Personally – dancing lessons

 

Do you have pets?

Bella – black lab

Luna – German shepherd/husky mix

Shadow – cat

Siku and Kuma – my daughter’s parakeets

 Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Jennifer Ryan!Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Jennifer Ryan!

When I wake up every morning I…

 

Snuggle and feed my grandson. Drink my coffee, check email, work.

 

Weirdest or unique thing you own.

 

Luna – we tell her she’s a sweet dog (because she really is the sweetest) but she’s a bad dog. She’s clumsy and smart and gets into all kinds of weird trouble. But we love her.

 

Do you have any hobbies or particular skills?

 

I love gardening and know the names of a lot of plants.

 

What do you hope readers will experience or gain when reading your stories?

 

That people are stronger than they think and love isn’t easy but possible for everyone.

 

What inspired you to write Waiting on a Cowboy?

 

Liz tells Tate in preschool that she’s going to marry him. It’s not until she shuts him out to focus on a new guy and the potential to have everything Tate thinks they can’t have together without ruining their friendship that he finally opens his eyes to the possibility.

I loved the idea of love at first sight even at a very young age. And friends to lovers is such a great trope.

 

Two or three words that best describe your writing style.

Action-packed. Dramatic. Steamy, and full of deep emotion. I want readers to feel the characters.

 

About Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ryan writes suspenseful contemporary romances about everyday people who do extraordinary things. Her deeply emotional love stories are filled with high stakes and higher drama, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find.

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she isn’t writing a book, she’s reading one. Her obsession with both is often revealed in the state of her home, and how late dinner is to the table. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

 

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 WaitingOnACowboy by Jennifer Ryan

Meet New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ryan’s McGraths: a family as untamed as the land they call home. 
Tate McGrath just didn’t get it. Why was Liz Scott, his best friend—and the person he relied on and trusted most—suddenly avoiding him! When he finally tracks her down, he finds her with a man he knows nothing about and she’s been dating for weeks. Suddenly, he can’t make himself ignore her tempting curves and deep green eyes, and all he wants to do is keep her all to himself. What was going on? Could he possibly be…jealous
Liz had made the decision: stop carrying a torch for Tate and find a guy who wants to be her everything. Tate had always seen her as honest, dependable, smart, kind…Best friend, not girlfriend! And she needed to give up the dream of marrying the man she’d loved since preschool and move on. 
But when Liz’s boyfriend turns dangerous, Tate steps up to help and soon realizes he’s the cowboy hero she’s been waiting for him to be all along. 


Waiting on a Cowboy by Jennifer Ryan
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Published by Avon on August 18, 2020
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Excerpt of Waiting On A Cowboy

“I came here to tell you that you’re wrong about me not having feelings for you.”

She released him and pushed past him. “I know you care about me. I get it. I don’t need another we’re-better-as-friends speech.”

Tate took her arm and pulled to get her to turn around and face him.

She expected him to say what he always said about not wanting to lose what they had, but instead he took her face in his hands and stared down into her eyes and just like that she fell deep into the blue depths and all the sincerity and honesty staring back at her.

“I think if we gave it a try we could be great together.” Those words barely penetrated her ears before his lips settled on hers and he scrambled her brain.

His arms went around her back and pulled her close. Her breasts pressed to his chest. She fisted her hands in his shirt at his back and held on because she seriously thought her legs would give out from the tremble of need that shook through her.

His tongue swept across her bottom lips and she stopped thinking about anything but tasting him. She opened her mouth and he dove in, sweeping his tongue along hers. He did so with a skill that curled her toes but also carried a hint of hesitancy, like he wasn’t sure, or maybe like her, it felt so new and wondrous he needed a second to settle into it.

“Damn, sweetheart, I should have kissed you forever ago.” Those sweet words were followed by another searing kiss.

They got lost in each other for another long moment until Tate broke the kiss, drew in a ragged breath, pressed his forehead to hers, and stared deep into her eyes.

She rubbed her hands down his back along his taut muscles and held his waist. “I don’t know what to do now.” She waited to see if she woke up from this dream.

Tate brushed her hair behind her ear. “Let’s go out to dinner. On a real date.”

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About Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Ryan writes suspenseful contemporary romances about everyday people who do extraordinary things. Her deeply emotional love stories are filled with high stakes and higher drama, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find.

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she isn’t writing a book, she’s reading one. Her obsession with both is often revealed in the state of her home, and how late dinner is to the table. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

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14 responses to “Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Jennifer Ryan!

  1. Lana

    Jennifer,
    You are a new author for me. I love to read and I am looking forward to reading one of your books. I do have a question. What made you decide to have a Western series?

  2. Lana Wuolukka says: You are a new author for me but I love Westerns. What inspired your Western series? How do you obtain your creativity for Westerns! Steamy… Hmmm. Steamy westerns sounds extra exciting. I would love to win a copy of your book!

    • Jennifer Ryan

      I’m a huge country music fan. I love how the songs are like mini stories. It’s inspirational and sometimes gives me an idea for a book. Montana is also such a great backdrop for a story. And cowboys are just strong characters to write.

  3. Welcome Jennifer! My Lit Lair is your Lit Lair! I have a question! How many books have you published? Just want to see how close you are to your professional goal!

    • Jennifer Ryan

      Waiting on a Cowboy is my 27th published book. But I’ve already written the next 2 book in the McGrath series – Love of a Cowboy and True Love Cowboy. I also just finished my next women’s fiction book that will come out summer 2021 – Lies and Family Ties, so that puts me at 30 books!

  4. Hi Everyone! Due to technical issues, I have reset the comments section. I will add previous comments and names as it appeared so Jennifer Ryan may answer. Thank you for your kindness and patience!

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