Carla Cassidy Books – Don't Turn Out The Lights!

January 2, 2016

Happy New Year

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The Christmas tree and decorations have been taken down and the new year is here. I had wonderful holidays shared with friends and family and I hope you all had the same. I always approach a new year with great optimism.
I spent the last year recovering from breast cancer. I slept too much and maybe whined too much. But, on a positive note I grew new hair and am starting this year off feeling better and better.
I’m kicking off the new year with two new releases.

Cowboy Under Fire

Cowboy Under Fire is my 130th book for Harlequin and is on sale January 5th!

Next up

Tough Justice 1

Tough Justice is an exciting series from Harlequin. The first book, Exposed is FREE! It goes on sale January 12th.

Thanks for stopping by and happy reading!
Carla Cassidy

November 13, 2015

Fall is in the Air

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Autumn is my favorite time of year. The trees are beautiful and that crisp nip in the air is invigorating! The only downside is that winter soon follows! I’ll be having the Thanksgiving dinner at my house and I’ve been thumbing through magazines looking for new recipes, but I’ve realized I’m just a traditionalist when it comes to a turkey dinner.

I have two new releases out this month. The first, Scene of the Crime: The Deputy’s Proof, is the second book in the Killer Cove series. You can always get the first book, Scene of the Crime: Killer Cove. The second release is in the ongoing Colton series. I hope you all will check them out!

Deputy's Proof

The Colton Bodyguard

If I’m not here before then, I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!

March 10, 2015

Promises, Promises!

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It seems like every time I post a new blog I’m promising that I’ll be better at doing it more often! I’m still dealing with some health issues, but nothing serious. I know that I’ve had people e-mail me during my bout with cancer and that those e-mails went unanswered. I spent too much time in Chemo fog and I apologize to those you didn’t get a response from me. I promise to do better in the future!

I’m getting away for a much needed vacation and am looking forward to some time to relax and enjoy my husband and his mother. Hopefully I’ll come home with some pictures to share.

In the meantime, I have a new book release this month. A Real Cowboy is a Harlequin Romantic Suspense and the first of a series about the cowboys who have grown up and work together on the Holiday Ranch in Bitterroot, Oklahoma. I hope you’ll join me for the ride!

A real cowboy

July 26, 2014

Behind and Behinder!

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I have neglected posting here for a while – focusing on wellness and health. I have three chemo treatments and one small surgery left and then I’m finished! During this whole ordeal, I’ve discovered what I’ve missed the most…having truly productive days of writing, going out anywhere and visiting with friends. I took my first trip to the grocery store last week and I was so excited to be out and see people.

I’m still bald, but have a variety of hats, sparkly pink and black with bling, what else does a girl need??

I have a new reprint to announce – Every Move You Make is now out on Kindle for the first time. It’s a big romantic suspense.


I’m working on books for both Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Romantic Suspense, keeping busy taking naps between words. For anyone who has asked, the last of the Men of Wolf Creek books is out – Lone Wolf.

Others have asked about my Return to series with Intrigue. Return to Bachelor Moon, Return to Mystic Lake are already out and the last of the series will be out in Oct. Hope you all enjoy them.

That’s it from me for now. Thanks for stopping by!

January 15, 2014

Level Five

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So many of my readers have asked when I will have a new big romantic suspense out.  Today is the day!

I’m so excited to finally have a book to offer those readers who have asked.   I hope you all will enjoy it and please remember that I’d love for you to leave me a review.

December 19, 2013

Happy Holidays

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The tree is decorated, the gifts all wrapped and I am now sitting at my desk sipping a glass of egg nog.  The chaos will come on Monday, when the family gatherings begin, but for now I’m at peace!

I had promised to disclose things about me that few people know each time I blog, so here goes…

I hate peanut butter, but I like peanuts and peanut butter cookies.

I can’t write to music because I always want to sing.  I sing all the time when I’m alone in the car and sometimes I sing so loud other occupants in other cars stare at me.

I can spend a ton of money in the dollar store and I’m a sucker for ordering things that are advertised on television.  That Stuftz hamburger thing has been calling my name, but so far I have managed to resist!

As always, I’d like everyone to know that I have a new book coming out on January 1st.  This is the second in the Men of Wolf Creek series. 


lethal lawman

Don’t forget that book one of the series, Cold Case, Hot Accomplish is still for sale!

I also had said that with each blog I’d like to feature one of my backlist books. This time it’s The Perfect Family.

He has been watching her for years. He knows everything he needs to know about Marissa and her son and daughter. He’s been more than patient and now it’s time for him to claim the family he needs, the family he deserves. It’s time to claim Marissa and her children as the perfect family of his own.

This is a big romantic suspense and another one of my favorite books. I hope you’ll check it out. As always I appreciate it if you take the time to leave me a review on Amazon.

I also want to take this time to thank my readers and wish everyone happy holidays. May you find the peace I feel right at this moment and may it linger in your heart longer than it’s going to take me to finish this egg nog.

November 20, 2013

Just Another Blog all about me

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I’ve decided for the next blogs I do I’ll give up a few facts about me and showcase both my upcoming and my backlist books.

I love purple.  My entire office is decorated in purple.  I even have a purple high heel pencil sharpener.  I once wore a purple wig at a writer’s retreat and I looked like death.  Purple is pretty in an office but not on my head!

Up until two years ago I was still going to a dance studio for tap lessons each week.  I’ve been a dancer all my life and my biggest fear about this hip surgery is that I’ll never dance again.

And now…to book news.   Scene of the Crime: Return to Bachelor Moon is up for an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for best Intrigue of the year. .Return to Bachelor Moon

promise him anything ebookPromise Him Anything was my very first big romantic suspense…and it is a true suspense novel.  You know from the very first page of the book who the bad guy is and what lengths he’ll go to in order to get to the heroine and their son.  Juliette Monroe and her son had been on the run from her abusive husband for a year.  With his endless resources he’s finally hunted her down in Riverton, Kansas where cop Nick Corelli, a man haunted by his own past, promises to keep Juliette and her son safe.

Juliette had promised her husband, David Blankenship she would never leave him.  She lied…and now he’s determined to make her pay.  You can find Promise Him Anything at Amazon and if you get a chance to read it or any of my other books, I would love it if you’d leave a review.


That’s it from me this time…see you in a week or so!

Keep reading!!


October 31, 2013

Post Surgery and new releases!

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I’m now seven weeks post-surgery and sick to death of the walker!  But, it looks like it is going to be my closest companion for another couple of weeks or so.  I’m healing slowly, but that didn’t stop me from attending my writing chapters writing retreat last weekend.  There’s nothing better than getting together with like-minded crazy people!

Basswood lake 3

The place where we hold our retreat used to be one of President Truman’s sporting homes and it’s set on a beautiful lake.  The scenery is definitely great for getting the creativity juices flowing!  It was a weekend of good food, good company and I had lots of people helping me maneuver the walker.

And now I’d also like to remind you all that November 1st my book, Scene of the Crime: Return to Bachelor Moon will be on the stands.

Return to Bachelor Moon

I had fun with this book.  I decided to return to Bachelor Moon and mess up the happy ending I’d made for my hero and heroine in that book.  I thought it might be interesting to revisit old characters and put them in danger once again.  Of course this new book has a hot sexy hero and a strong-willed woman who makes him crazy with desire and the need to protect her.

I hope you all enjoy it!

Stay tuned for more updates here and thanks for visiting!

September 8, 2013

Surgery and Sunshine

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The Colton Bride


Coming in October!

Isn’t this the most beautiful cover??


Well, this Monday I’m having hip replacement surgery.  I must say I’m excited to get it done and be back in my high heels.  Speaking of high heels, this is a picture of the ones I intended to wear at the RWA conference, but I just couldn’t do it.  Next year for sure!




Aren’t they beautiful??!  And deadly!!

Speaking of deadly, I’m hard at work on several new projects that I hope you’ll find chilling and thrilling.  Seems the idea of going into surgery has made ideas buzz around in my head like bees.  I’ve been busy making notes and have started three new projects in the last two days.  Wanted to get a little of each down before going to drug land.

Anyway, thanks for stopping by.

And if you’re looking for a good book be sure to check out on backlist of big suspense books available on Amazon kindle…Are You Afraid, Promise Him Anything, Every Move You Make, Broken Pieces, and others.

And anytime you read one of my books I would appreciate it if you’d leave a review on Amazon.

Happy Reading!



June 13, 2013

First Time in Ebook format

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For the first time my big romantic suspense, ARE YOU AFRAID? Is on Amazon as an ebook.  This is one of my favorites and I hope you all will enjoy it.  Here’s the link –

We just got back from a long road trip and I’ve got some pictures to post.  They were taken with a new iphone and indicate that I might be related to Jodi Arias – I’ll post them in the next couple of days.

In the meantime, the last of the Cowboy Café books is still on sale – Confessing to The Cowboy, and I’m busy working on my next series of books.

Enjoy reading!


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