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About Michele E. Gwynn
Michele E. Gwynn is an award-winning, Amazon Bestselling Author of Crime/Detective books, Military Romance, Sci-Fi/Horror, and Paranormal/Supernatural romance books. (Amazon Bestsellers Lists for: Once Upon a Midnight, Oct, 2016 Amazon US; The Winter Wishes Collection, March & April 2017 Amazon UK.) Books awarded Read Freely's Top 50 Indie Books (2019 and 2020): Secondhand Soldier and Second Chance Soldier.
Gwynn began her writing career as a former journalist and online content contributor. Having written for magazines and newspapers (Hearst) she finally decided to go for her dream and wrote her first fiction novel Harvest in 2011. Since then she has published in a variety of genres from science fiction to crime thrillers to military romance to fantasy.
She describes herself as low-key, a book nerd, a no-nonsense Texas Progressive, and a car Karaoke superstar who loves travel, all things cheesy, and her felines. (Children's books written under M.E. Gwynn here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B095F2RC9R)
Books by Michele E. Gwynn
The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series (Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Romance/International Novel Series)
Exposed: The Education of Sarah Brown (Crime/Thriller/Erotic Romance)
The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss (Crime/Thriller/Suspense)
The Redemption of Joseph Heinz (Coming Spring 2017 Crime/Thriller/Romance)
The Making of Herman Faust (A Checkpoint Novella Prequel Available FREE on all retailers). Sign up for my monthly Newsletter to be eligible to participate in Fabulous book goodie giveaways at https://micheleegwynnauthor.com/.)
The Harvest Trilogy (Science Fiction/Horror/Suspense Inspired by a True UFO Sighting)
Harvest (Science Fiction/Horror/Short Story)
Hybrids (Science Fiction/Horror/Short Story)
Census (Horror/Science Fiction/Novella)
Angelic Hosts Series (Mystery/Supernatural/Romance/Christian Fiction)
Camael's Gift (Mystery/Supernatural Romance/Christian Fiction/Short Story)
Camael's Battle (Mystery/Supernatural/Christian Fiction/Action-Adventure/Novella)
Sophie's Wish (Mystery/Supernatural/Christian Fiction/Action-Adventure/Novella)
Waiting a Lifetime (Inspirational Romance/Short Story/New Adult)
Darkest Communion (Paranormal Romance/Novella)
Accidentally, On Purpose (Sweet Romantic Comedy)
Fractured: 3 Disturbing Tales (Psychological Thrillers/3 Short Story)
The Cat Who Wanted to be a Reindeer (Juvenile Fiction/Pets/Children Ages 3-7 - Illustrated)
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A weekend in London leads to kidnapping after one hot night with a sexy Green Beret. For political journalist Emma Jane Lewis, Captain Nathan James Oliver, code name, Outlaw, represents exactly the kind of man she never wanted to date. Too stubborn, too muscled, and too much of an alpha male for her tastes. But his touch sends tingles throughout her entire body. His nearness makes her hot and bothered, and despite her better judgement, she wants him. It was one night. What could be the harm? When Nate meets Emma, the attraction is instant. Something about her pulls him in even though old ghosts haunt him still and his heart remains stuck in the past. But a one-night stand with the contrary Emma is something he can’t resist. When she goes missing, evidence points to Black Jihad, and its leader, Mohammed al-Waleed. Worse, Nate knows it’s his fault she’s been targeted. As Nate and his men search for clues, more is revealed about Emma that sends him reeling, feeling both angry and betrayed. Can Nate set aside their differences and come to terms with his past in time to save Emma from a brutal death at the hands of a dangerous terrorist? Find out.
Welcome to The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series; your passport to a world of dark passion, international crime, and ever-present danger.
Exposed: The Education of Sarah Brown: A lonely young woman sets out to explore the world far from her small Texas town, but her trip of a lifetime turns into a nightmare fast! When a teenage boy goes missing, Sarah is pulled into a deadly game of revenge sparking an international manhunt across western Europe.
The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss: Once Berlin's premiere dominatrix, newly graduated rookie cop Elsa Kreiss lands on the radar of a sadistic Russian billionaire as a case of three missing girls unfolds in this gripping crime thriller.
The Redemption of Joseph Heinz: The Kommissar is back and going rogue! A new clue on a cold case, one that has haunted Heinz and nearly cost him his career, leads the determined detective to a warehouse in St. Petersburg...and to the dangerous leader of the bratva known throughout the criminal underworld as the butcher. With his wedding to his partner and love of his life, Birgitta Mahler approaching, Heinz seeks to find redemption and solve the case. If he succeeds, he'll make it to the church on time. If he fails, he'll arrive in a box!
The Making of Herman Faust: 1988 - For rookie officer Herman Faust, a routine, late night traffic stop turns into the apprehension of a high priority defector, one with ties to the Soviet bio-weapons program Obolensk. As secrets are revealed, Faust is drawn in deeper putting his family in danger and the western world at risk of a deadly contagion launched as a last-ditch attack by a desperate and declining cold war Axis power.
When Fatima Ali was taken by terrorists, she thought her life was over. When they took her mother away too, she lost all hope, until she saw the tall man with warm amber eyes.
Sgt. Marcus DuBose, codename: Skyscraper, never allowed himself to grow attached to hostages. His job was to get in, rescue, and return them home with the greatest efficiency. The deadliest of his Spec Ops team, Skyscraper is cold and calculating, but beneath the icy surface beats the heart of a musician, and oddly enough, a man who believes he’s unworthy of love.
In a shootout in Old Town Bucharest, he sees her for the first time. The high-value hostage is the daughter of the Islamic State’s newest bomb-maker. But she’s not the little girl he expected. Instead, he discovers she’s a young woman. A beautiful and brave young woman!
When their eyes meet, something inside Skyscraper awakens, and when she screams for help, he comes running. With his captain and teammates at his side, he’s hot on the trail of the kidnappers in a race across Eastern Europe. With a mole leaking information inside their own command blowing their cover, time is not on their side. The clock is ticking as Skyscraper lets down his guard and breaks his own rule to free Fatima. Will she reject the highly-trained killer or will a fairytale finally come true for the star-crossed lovers?
Left on the doorstep of an orphanage Christmas morning, Christmas Jones grew up knowing nothing about her biological parents. But on the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, everything changed. A letter delivered by a lawyer reveals her origins but opens a Pandora’s box of danger!
Home on leave for the holidays, Lt. Shane McCall, codename Badger, looked forward to spending time with family, especially his cousin Dude. Little did he know, a quick detour to his favorite diner would end in meeting a beautiful girl and then saving her life!
Drawn in by her fiery spirit and endearing vulnerability, Shane can’t resist. When Chris insists on pursuing answers arising from both events, he knows he can’t let her go it alone. But will the stubborn woman let him help without bucking him every step of the way? As each answer leads to more questions, Chris discovers her past is inextricably tied to two feuding mafia families and a cold case of missing millions of illegal gambling money.
Each new clue reveals even more danger, and somewhere between butting heads and running down leads, love blooms. But some bad relationships in her past are preventing Chris from accepting Shane’s incredibly sexy attention in the present. And the guilt he carries deep inside for so many of the things he’s done may stop any shot at a future with the beautiful, feisty Christmas Jones. When she goes missing, Shane must go dark to save her from unscrupulous criminals convinced that she alone is the key to the stolen millions. Will he save Christmas in time?
A soldier traumatized by war. A woman haunted by abuse. Two broken souls brought together by cartel violence. Can love heal their hearts?
Gerry "Mac" Maclean, Army Airborne Ranger, has lost much serving his country, but through a paperwork glitch, found a home at PATCH-COM. When a cartel war erupts south of the border, he and his unit are sent in to evacuate American civilians caught in the crossfire. Faced with his first mission jump since his arrival at Camp Lazarus and the pressure of leading the team, Mac struggles with his inner demons. Only two things are keeping him from falling apart: loyalty to his team, and the haunted brown eyes of the beautiful American hostage Connie Wheeler. But what was she doing in Quintana Roo all alone? And why is she afraid to go home?
It took Connie Wheeler ten years to break the cycle of abuse and run. Unfortunately, she ran from the frying pan straight into the fire! Caught up in a nightmare she prays for a savior. When a handsome Green Beret arrives, she finds herself drawn to the quiet man. As they flee an all-out battle between two warring cartel factions, Connie discovers that Mac has psychological wounds as deep as her own. Despite the horrors he has endured, there is a gentleness about him that she can't resist.
Attraction blooms surprising them both, but secrets yet revealed threaten to tear them apart. Can they learn to trust in each other before it's too late?
Continuing from the multiple award-winning debut novel Secondhand Soldier (Winner of Read Freely's TOP 50 Indie Books of 2019 and Author Shout's Reader Ready Recommended Reads Silver Medal Winner) comes the second tale in The Soldiers of PATCH-COM—an elite unit of wounded warriors—courageous and driven by integrity, fidelity, and honor.
A weekend in London leads to kidnapping after one hot night with a sexy Green Beret. When she goes missing, Nate knows it’s his fault she’s been targeted. Can Nate come to terms with his past in time to save Emma from a brutal death at the hands of a dangerous terrorist?
Sergeant Leisl Craig spent her life fighting for everything she'd earned including becoming a combat nurse in training—alone. Then cancer threatened to take it all away. Until now, she never needed anyone...and then she met Doc. When the base is attacked by terrorists and his mission goes south, events unfold leading to secrets, old and new, that can tear apart their budding relationship. Can Doc accept her past and convince her to fight for a future together?
When Fatima Ali was taken by terrorists, she thought her life was over. The clock is ticking as Skyscraper lets down his guard and breaks his own rule to free Fatima. Will she reject the highly-trained killer or will a fairytale finally come true for the star-crossed lovers?
The guilt Lt. Shane McCall carries deep inside for so many of the things he’s done may stop any shot at a future with the beautiful, feisty Christmas Jones. When she goes missing, Shane must go dark to save her from unscrupulous criminals convinced that she alone is the key to the stolen millions. Will he save Christmas in time?
For Sergeant First Class Jason Lee Gordon, codename Doc, a Green Beret medic in a tight-knit special operations group, life happened, and he rolled with it. The easy-going charmer only ever had to flash his dimples and women lined up outside his door, already half in love with the caring Doc. But casual hookups were growing old after seeing his friend and team leader, Outlaw, fall in love. He’d begun to think he’d never find his special someone until a sniper ambush brings him to a quiet, troubled nurse.
Focused on her own pain, she is unimpressed by the handsome soldier’s overtures, ignoring him as she worries what will become of her, of her career, and Pooch. But instead of being put off when she rebuffs him, he finds himself more intrigued, especially after overhearing Leisl pouring out her heart to a stray dog. Disturbed by her plight, he can’t walk away. Something about her pulls him in and Doc begins an all-out charm offensive to win over the redhead.
When the base is attacked by terrorists and his mission goes south, events unfold leading to secrets, old and new, that can tear apart their budding relationship. Can Doc accept her past and convince her to fight for a future together?
A devastating loss leads Lt. Allen Williamson to the woman of his dreams, but to save her, he must face the monster from his nightmares!
After suffering horrific abuse as a child, Allen Williamson struggled his entire life to fit in. Finding acceptance in an elite team of Green Berets, his life and his career were on the right track until a call from home derailed everything. The sudden loss of his mother brings him back to Mountlake Terrace, and puts him directly in the path of her colleague, Freddie, whose keen observation leaves Allen both annoyed and intrigued. Despite his broken heart, he finds himself unable to ignore her allure.
Frederika Samuelson was all too familiar with loss, having run away from painful memories left behind in northern California. Or so she thought. When her friend and mentor passes unexpectedly, old wounds are re-opened. And when she comes face to face with her friend’s single, soldier son, she finds he’s not at all what she expected. Quiet and in control, he stirs both her suppressed desire…and tremendous guilt. Curious, Freddie finds her body overruling her head leading to a night of surprising passion! Beneath his Boy Scout exterior lurks fifty shades of kink.
For Freddie, their mutual passion is a revelation. For Allen, it’s a dream come true. But after a night of carnal bliss, Freddie goes missing. With his own team deployed, and his hometown caught in the middle of a squall, Allen finds himself alone with the clock ticking! To save Freddie, Allen must face a terrifying monster from his past, one who nearly killed him years ago. Will the monster finally succeed in his vengeance or will Allen find a way to put an end to his nightmare once and for all, and save the woman he’s grown to love?
Her dream vacation became a nightmare fast!
In Barcelona, a womanizing photographer unleashes the full force of his charm on the small-town Texas librarian, Sarah Brown, a heady cocktail that threatens to steal her heart, a prize he admits he doesn’t want. Still, she can’t resist him, and finds herself experiencing the heights of ecstasy and lows of heartbreak as her lover disappears without a word. In Berlin, a handsome Dutch Lothario seeks to seduce her, but his sordid past catches up, ensnaring Sarah and her new friends in a twisted family feud. When one of them goes missing, dark secrets are revealed, sparking an international manhunt. Will they expose the predator before it's too late?
Welcome to The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series; your passport into a world of dark passions, international crime, and ever-present danger.
- "Strongly Recommended! If you like spicy hot reads with non-stop adventure and intrigue, immerse yourself in '[Exposed}The Education of Sarah Brown." ~ Lisa Ann S., NetGalley Reviewer
- "I've read Exposed... twice now. I read it back to back, the way you'd listen to your favourite song. There's something about it - the pace,the throbbing tempo - that made it genuinely unputdownable to me." ~ Read Freely's Book of the Month Review (April 2020)
- "HOT! Keeps you on your curled toes!" ~ DayReader Reviews
Read the complete series!
- Exposed: The Education of Sarah Brown (Book I)
- The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss (Book II)
- The Redemption of Joseph Heinz (Book III)
- The Making of Herman Faust (Book IV)
⚠18+ for Language and Adult Situations
When Eastwood's leg was blown off in an RPG explosion in Kuwait, he thought his career was over, but with a second chance, and the love of a good woman, it was only the beginning!
- WINNER: Read Freely's TOP 50 INDIE BOOKS OF 2019 (Romance)
- Author Shout Reader Ready Recommended Read 2019 (Romance/Silver Medal Award)
Second chances didn’t come for everyone, but for Sgt. Harold Tyler, code name; Eastwood, it was mandated. Losing a leg in the line of duty didn’t mean retirement for this Green Beret. Instead of being sent home, Eastwood finds himself transported to a top-secret rehabilitation facility deep inside the infamous Area 51. Confined to an unknown camp beneath the Nevada desert, he comes face to face with Joely Winter, a sexy one-night stand he met in London.
Joely Winter was a child prodigy and the inventor of advanced bio-engineered prosthetics. Now grown and the owner of a successful company, she’s contracted by the Department of Defense and put in charge of their new program, PATCH-COM. Here, the military ensures a return on their investment in highly-trained special operations soldiers by patching them up and moving them back out into the field. Unknown even to SEALs, Delta Forces, Green Berets and more, PATCH-COM soldiers operate far beneath the radar and beyond the knowledge of top brass at Fort Bragg.
During his time at Camp Lazarus, Joely is determined to keep their relationship professional, barely. But when Eastwood receives orders to bug out, he suffers a crisis of confidence. Returning to the field on his new leg with a new team is too much to handle. Seeing her big, brave, handsome ex-lover doubt himself breaks her heart, so Joely breaks her rule to rally her man. It’s her patriotic duty, after all! But intimacy only draws them closer and when he leaves, he takes her heart with him.
With orders in hand and a team of broken soldiers at his side, Eastwood heads out to recover a Ukrainian operative in possession of the very technology now propping him up. It’s a race against time to find the traitor within their midst responsible for betraying PATCH-COM before the operative can sell the stolen tech to their enemies. When the identity of the traitor is revealed, he knows Joely’s life is in danger. Can Eastwood save his woman in time?
From Bestselling Author Michele E. Gwynn, creator of the Green Beret series, comes a thrilling, award-winning, brand new, action-packed military romance series, The Soldiers of PATCH-COM; the spinoff series from Gwynn's popular Green Beret saga.
18+ (Language, Adult Situations)
If he chooses her, he’ll be damned for eternity.
From the moment the archangel Camael set eyes upon Hannah Adams, his heart was forever hers. For Cam, there was never any other choice. He would defy heaven itself, fall from His grace and accept becoming one of the Dark Ones, all for one sweet moment with the human woman. But he’s not the only one who wants her. The Fallen have targeted Hannah as well. Plotting to obtain the key to free Lucifer from the pit of a thousand years, a Dark One makes himself known to the young, grieving mother. Her life now in peril, Camael finds himself ordered to protect her at all costs to save mankind and prevent the Fallen from unleashing Hell on Earth.
Camael's Gift is the poignant short-story introduction to an epic angel series that will challenge your beliefs.
- "This is a great story and I cant wait to read more!" ~ Ashley Hedden
- "Ms. Gwynn has created an intriguing premise for what looks to be an epic series...It will be interesting to see what happens next." ~ JH
- "I simply loved this book. New idea, great job! " ~ Tcarle
Sweet Romance/Fantasy; 16+
What happens when Berlin's premiere dominatrix trades her whip for a badge? She discovers she cannot escape her past!
As a case involving three missing girls unfolds, rookie cop Elsa Kreiss encounters a handsome rogue with a strong aversion for authority. An art buyer at a local gallery, Lukas Trommler exudes culture with an edge of danger, yet there is more to the man than meets the eye. Trommler invites her into his world where she comes face to face with Yuri Ivchencko, one of the wealthiest men in the world with ties to the Russian mafia. When Elsa goes missing, her mentor Kommissar Joseph Heinz abandons his current case to rescue his protégé, an action that brings him face to face with a man from his past, one he believes responsible for the cold case that haunts him still. The more he digs for clues to Elsa’s whereabouts, the more evidence is revealed linking the three missing girls to his own unsolved case.
The stakes are high as Heinz races to save Elsa and locate the missing girls before it’s too late, but will he save them in time?
"The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss is a much darker book...The villains are dark, creepy, arguably crazy. I couldn’t put this one down." ~ Aurora Dawn
Get The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss today and dive into your next favorite series! (Winner Author Shout 2021 Reader Ready Recommended Read)
⚠18+ for Language and Adult Situations