Desert Bookshelf Publishing Banner

Follow me on
Follow James on FaceBook   Follow James on Twitter

Running Scarred
BUY NOW
Amazon Logo


This title
has been viewed
929 times

Pop Score = 0.74The Pop Score calculation is based on the intial entry date into the FRIENDS WITH BOOKS database and the average number of views it has recieved since. “Running Scarred” has scored 0.74 views/day.

To improve this number copy/paste the link above into your favorite social marketing sites. Blog, Tweet, Email, Facebook, whatever. Tell your friends, family and fans, everyone you know.

Running Scarred
by Jackie Williams

Scarred Series Book 1

For three years ex-soldier, Patrick Reeves has avoided his once comfortable world. Unable to accept his terrible injuries he moves to a secluded cottage in France and hides from everyone, most of all himself. But when a bright, beautiful woman buys the chateau and estate on which his home stands, it is more than his unerring control can bear. For her to flinch from his wounds would be terrible, but for her to pity him would be the final insult. His only option is to make sure she never sees him at all.

Ellen doesn't give a damn what Patrick looks like, one glimpse of his shaded figure, one touch of his work roughened hands, one hint of his masculine scent and she is his forever. She ends her engagement and follows her heart, buying the Chateau to fulfil a dream that has been her only wish since her brother was blown up in Afghanistan. If she can capture the elusive Patrick while attaining her goals, her world will be complete.

But Patrick is hiding from more than himself. Ellen is devastated when he abandons her for a flame haired beauty and when her ex-fiancé reappears, determined that he is surrendering neither Ellen or her fortune, she discovers that she is in danger of not only losing her lover but her life.

Can Patrick escape in time to save the woman who loves and accepts him exactly as he is or will she be lost to him forever while he has been Running Scarred for far too long.

Running Scarred is a love story and an easy read, gently exploring the emotions stirred by disability caused by war. Suitable for young adults upwards.
 

Silence Of Scandal

Scarred Beginnings

Forever Scarred

Scarred Horizon

Scarred Survival
 
Lilo Abernathy
Lorraine Adair
Garrett Addison
Suzi Albracht
Karen Aldous
T.J. Alexander
Tasha Alexander
K.K. Allen
Pam Alster
George Angus
Christine Ardigo
Kathryne Arnold
Shannon Bailey
Tace Baker
David Baldacci
Daisy Banks
Jeanne Bannon
Judith Barrow
Mark Barry
P.S. Bartlett
Jon Batson
Gonzalo W. Bénard
Warren Bell
Donalie Beltran
Alex Berenson
Mary Ann Bernal
Steve Berry
Derrick R Bickley
Kimberly Biller
Harry Bingham
Paul Bishop
Alan Black
Mara Black
Maxwell Black
Savannah Black
Sonya Black
B.A. Blackwood
Jennifer Bohnet
Maureen L. Bonatch
Bruce A. Borders
Claude Bouchard
Martha Bourke
Gillie Bowen
CJ Box
Noah Boyd
Philip Boyle
Peter C Bradbury
Sharon Bradshaw
T.J. Brearton
JC Brennan
Laurie Breton
Frederick Lee Brooke
E. Douglas Brown
Mackenzie Brown
Susan Buchanan
Taylor Ann Bunker
John Burdett
Harvey Burgess
Anna Burke
Carol Burnside
Grace Burrowes
Frances Caballo
Dani J Caile
David Callinan
S.W. Cannon
Lauren Carr
Suzie Carr
Michael Carrier
R.C. & J.P. Carter
Rasheed Carter
Wendy Cartmell
Cashmeout
D.K. Cassidy
David C. Cassidy
Philip Catshill
Paul Centeno
Daniel C. Chamberlain
Diane Chamberlain
Stephen Charlick
Jennifer Chase
Penny Childs
Max China
Billy Ray Chitwood
Kathy Clark
John-Paul Cleary
Harlan Coben
JaQuavis Coleman
Alfredo Colitto
Stephanie A. Collins
Lori Connelly
Phil Conquest
J. Conrad
Cathrina Constantine
James R. Conway
Doug J. Cooper
Lynn Cooper
Patricia Cornwell
Kathleen M. Cosgrove
Doreen Cox
Stephen Craig
Robert Crais
Chelle C. Craze
Bill Cronin
Sally Cronin
Bette Lee Crosby
Paul Cude
JG Cully
Clive Cussler
Murielle Cyr
Michael Dalton
Mike Dalton
Steven Daniel
Arkopaul Das
Seyi Sandra David
Elizabeth Davies
Timothy Davis
Mark Dawson
Tamie Dearen
Joyce DeBacco
Charlie Deer
H. I. Defaz
Maya DeLeina
Darlene Deluca
Barbara Devlin
Deirdre Devlin
Jake Devlin
Amanda DeWees
David Dire
Marjorie Doering
John Dolan
Charles Dougherty
Stephen Douglass
Tricia Drammeh
Lillian Duncan
Steve Dunn
Amber Lea Easton
Clive Eaton
Stacy Eaton
Peggy A. Edelheit
Dave Edlund
Kendra Elliot
Wayne Elsner
Martha Emms
Sarah England
Linda Fairstein
Will Farrar
Tamara Ferguson
Charity Ferrell
P.J. Fiala
Hannah Fielding
Warren Fielding
Joseph Finder
Mary Firmin
Christoph Fischer
Robert C. Fleet
Ricardo Fleshman
Penny Fletcher
Teodor Flonta
Kenneth Fore
Melissa Foster
Echo Fox
William Frederick
Taylor Evan Fulks
Diana Gabaldon
Emelle Gamble
Malika Gandhi
Colleen Gareau
Julie Garwood
Jennifer Gibson
Carole Gill
Lee Gimenez
DelSheree Gladden
Robert Goolrick
D. A. Grady
Electa Graham
Avery E Greene
Sarah Greyson
Gen Griffin
Mr. Dana Griffin
W.E.B. Griffin
James Grippando
Cherley Grogg
Roger Grubbs
Heather Gudenkauf
Alastair Gunn
Jenny Hale
Kathy Lynn Hall
Rebecca Smith Hall
Steve Hamilton
Craig Hansen
Alan Hardy
Andrew Harkless
Dianne Harman
C.A. Harms
Charlaine Harris
J.B. Hawker
Wodke Hawkinson
Samuel Hawley
Garrard Hayes
Gayle Hayes
Tim Heath
Brian Heffron
Libby Fischer Hellmann
Elysa Hendricks
Gary Henson
BZ Hercules
Anna Herlihy
Teri Heyer
Janet Muirhead Hill
Martin Roy Hill
Sandra Hill
Sasscer Hill
J A Hinsman
Tami Hoag
John Holt
Kay Hooper
NLB Horton
eden Hudson
J.C. Hulsey
Carol Anne Hunter
Stephen Hunter
June Hyjek
Terry Irving
Jane Isaac
Elizabeth Isaacs
Dani Jace
N.N. Jackson
Lilian Jade
Amalie Jahn
Lila James
Lori James
Angela Janacaro
Stephen Jared
Stephen Jennison-Smith
Jean C. Joachim
Peter John
Clive S. Johnson
Shelli Johnson
Katy Huth Jones
Patrick Jones
Wendy H. Jones
Jeff Joseph
H.E. Joyce
Denise Kahn
EM Kaplan
Angelica Kate
H.A. Kay
Kristy Kay
Danny Kemp
Celia M Kennedy
Celia Kennedy
William Kenney
Sophia Kimble
Crit Kincaid
Tara Kingston
Christina Baker Kline
Christine Kling
Charlotte J. Knaub
Dan Knight
Skye Knizley
Allison kohn
Mira Kolar-Brown
Dean Koontz
Elizabeth Kostova
Carla Kovach
Thérèse Kraemer
Michael Kroft
J.P. Lane
John Lansing
E.D. Lappin
Linda LaRoque
P. V. Lattimore
Anthony Lavisher
Larry LaVoie
Gunnar Lawrence
Gunnar A. Lawrence
David Leadbeater
Andrew Lennon
Bridgitte Lesley
Allan Leverone
Marilyn Levinson
Caroline F Levy
Caroline F. Levy
Meghan Lewis
Annie Douglass Lima
Gary Lindberg
Sharon Linnea
Jenny Lloyd
Neil Low
Sherrie Lowe
Elizabeth Lowell
Travis Luedke
Tarrin P. Lupo
Rebekah Lyn
Shay Lynam
Terri Lyndie
Jenn Lyons
Ria MacAlister
Juliet B Madison
Paddy Magrane
Paulette Mahurin
David Lee Malone
Morgan Mandel
Henning Mankell
Don Mann
Giselle Marks
Elisabeth Marrion
C. Henry Martens
Peter Martin
Kate L. Mary
Yvonne Mason
Don Massenzio
Randy Massey
Constance Masters
M. R. Mathias
Nicola C. Matthews
P. T. Mayes
Wyatt McIntyre
Stephanie Parker McKean
Brianna Lee McKenzie
Scott McPherson
Jean Mead
Jean Henry Mead
K. Meador
David Menon
Ruby Merritt
Emma Michaels
Maria Michaels
Maureen A. Miller
Julia Mills
Mark Mills
Nikki Minty
Felicia Mires
Deborah R Mitton
Rose Montague
Jim Moore
Juliet Moore
Marsha A. Moore
Patrick H. Moore
Jan Moran
Kelly Moran
Faith Mortimer
PJ Morvant-Alexander
Janet Muirhead Hill
Cerece Rennie Murphy
DJ Murphy
Roy Murry
Linda Nance
Jake Needham
Willie Nelson
Johnny T. Noctor
Christina North
Lydia North
J.M. Northup
Vonda Norwood
Brien O'Raighne
Katie Oliver
Mardi Orlando
Elaine Orr
Jude Ouvrard
James Paddock
Jennifer Paddock
Mary Paddock
Mary O Paddock
Terri Paddock
Kate Papas
Robert B. Parker
James Patterson
Fanita Moon Pendleton
Sharon Cupp Pennington
Mike Penny
Brenda Perlin
David P Perlmutter
Christopher David Petersen
Penny Clover Petersen
C. J. Peterson
Martin Peterson
Anne Pfeffer
Roanna M. Phillips
Carol Marrs Phipps
Jodi Picoult
Dominic Piper
Caleb Pirtle III
Michele Poague
Wendy Potocki
Julie Elizabeth Powell
Ann Pratley
Ann M. Pratley
Douglas Preston
Karen Prince
Jill Pritchett
David T Proctor
Lord David Prosser
Robert Pruneda
Regina Puckett
John Rose Putnam
Nicci Rae
J.R. Rain
Charlotte Raine
Rebecca Raisin
Melodie Ramone
Lindsay Randall
Andy Rane
Mimi Ray
Jan Raymond
Lucille Redmond
Paul Rega
Tony Riches
D.J. Ridgway
Micheal Rivers
J.D. Robb
Julia Robb
Stacey Roberts
Sarah Robinson
Tracey Rogers
Cricket Rohman
James Rollins
Jan Romes
Luke Romyn
Chris Rose
Georgia Rose
M.J. Rose
Susan Rose
James Ross
Joann Ross
Melinda De Ross
Luca Rossi
Alynia Rule
Wally Runnels
Russell
Nick Russell
Jan Ruth
Carrie Ann Ryan
Francesca Salerno
Elyse Salpeter
Richard J. Schneider
Jinx Schwartz
D.J. Scott
Michael Allan Scott
Marc Secchia
Gigi Sedlmayer
Jill Shannon
Robert Shaw
Lauren Shelton
Jack Simmonds
Diane Sismour
Deanna Lynn Sletten
Richard Smiraldi
Donna Smith
Helen Smith
Joseph Souza
Bev Spicer
Dana Stabenow
Staci Stallings
L.A. Starkey
Gary Starta
Michael J. Stedman
Carl Stevens
Laurie Stevens
Maggie Stiefvater
Elise Stokes
Aidan Stone
Ray Stone
Rik Stone
Robert Storey
Susan Stovall
Cheryl Strayed
William Stuart
Faith Sullivan
Ian Sutherland
Steven Suttie
Ann Swann
Cleve Sylcox
P S Syron-Jones
Gina Tang
Cheryl Kaye Tardif
Barb Taub
Laura Taylor
Jerome Teel
Steven M. Thomas
Eric B. Thomasma
Robert Thornhill
Eileen Thornton
Ralph Thornton
JJ Toner
D.G. Torrens
Linsay Townsend
Joan Treacy
Maureen Turner
Richard Turner
Pavarti K. Tyler
Terry Tyler
M. W. Tyrrell
Jessie B. Tyson
Tom Upton
Sylvia Valevicius
Deb Vanasse
Sedona Venez
Larisa Walk
J.H. Walker
Shiloh Walker
W. F. Walsh
Grace Walton
Randi D. Ward
Susan Ward
The Brothers Washburn
K J Waters
Linda Watkins
Ruth Watson-Morris
B. Swangin Webster
J.L. Weil
Charles E. Wells
Mike Wells
Thomas Whaley
Carol White
Edwina J White
Mark Whiteway
Claudia Whitsitt
Douglas Wickard
Caron Kamps Widden
George Wier
Julia Wild
Elizabeth Egerton Wilder
Eric Wilder
Jasinda Wilder
Alison Williams
Arleen Williams
Jackie Williams
Rusty Williamson
David Niall Wilson
Gracie Wilson
Jeffrey R. Winters
Tom Winton
C.L. Withers
R.T. Wolfe
Harlan Wolff
Donna R. Wood
Rubianne Wood
Gae-Lynn Woods
Stuart Woods
Cynthia Woolf
Medeas Wray
Hilary Wynne
Raani York
Emmy Yoshida
P.C. Zick
Wayne Zurl
   
547 AUTHORS
Don't go away without
checking out these...
Compulsion
by
Jennifer Chase

DescriptionWhen Serial Killers Terrorize a California Beach Community, One Woman Stands in Their Way

Bertram & Gertrude
by
William Frederick

DescriptionBertram, the epitome of the antiquated British patriot, takes a much needed holiday from his demanding job as a bumbling Intelligence Analyst at The Ministry. He flies to Amsterdam to meet up with Gertrude, after a separation of twenty five years. She is the woman he should have married all those years ago and is still the love of his life. Will they get on after all this time? Will she want his body? What would she do with it? Could she still be that naughty? Why is he asking you?...

Heart 2 Heart
by
Carol Burnside

DescriptionHeart 2 Heart, a short story collection. Ten stories, flash fiction to long shorts in three sections.

The Talking Walls
by
Lydia North

DescriptionJoanne and her husband found the house of their dreams on Grand Pins Island, Maine. Their first night in their new home, Joanne heard someone talking. She saw something moving in the shadows. The activity escalated rapidly, but her husband refused to believe. Can Erik Rivard and Sadie help Joanne before she loses her marriage or her mind?

In Plain Sight
by
CJ Box

DescriptionWhen wealthy matriarch Opal Scarlett vanishes, Joe Pickett is sure one of her greedy sons did her in. But when Joe becomes the victim of violent pranks, he wonders if what's happening has less to do with Opal's disappearance than with the darkest chapter of his own past.

The Last Rose Pearl
by
Grace Walton

DescriptionThe year is 1812 and Britain is at war with America.

In London, Dylan St. John is the most handsome rake in the Regency’s tight-knit aristocratic circles. Deemed Heartless St. John, he’s also the American heir of the Duke of MacAllister. Everyone in society knows these two facts. No one knows he also works as a spy for the new American Commissioner of Peace. He’s the darling of Mayfair and the prime catch of the Marriage Mart. He swears he’ll never be caught in parson’s mouse trap.

In Savannah, Rory Windsor vows never to marry, as well. A Christian, she’s busy running an orphanage for children of mixed heritage. She wears britches, rides astride, and manages her family’s shipping business. No stranger to tragedy, she makes a black mourning bead for each person she loses. She wears them as a necklace. Miss Windsor has far too many black rose pearls. She’s considered a beautiful bluestocking and a pesky social reformer.


Lilies in the Clearing
by
Lydia North

DescriptionThe Spirits of Maine Book 2

This is the sequel to Waiting for Harvey.
Erik Rivard survived his time in the cabin with the ghost of Harvey Cloutier.
Now he's going back to the clearing.
Harvey is a strong Spirit of the Maine Woods.
But this time Erik won't be alone. Can he survive another encounter with Harvey?


Who Killed Porkchop?
by
Richard J. Schneider

DescriptionJAMES O'SHEA KELLY was not happy…

His knee ached. The coffee stunk. He wanted a beer. His best pal was down in the ER shot full of holes. The mayor of Denver was under guard out at the air base. And he had lost the best Cuban butcher in Key West.

All because of that darn pig!


Sam and the Dragon
by
Eric B. Thomasma

DescriptionSam told his mother, “It really doesn't get cold. That’s just a myth, like dragons and unicorns.” But he soon learns the truth about winter... and dragons. Sam and the Dragon - You’ll never see your furnace the same way again. Sam and the Dragon was selected for the KART Foundation's 2011 Kids Book List.