Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University is located in Lubbock, TX. Texas Tech is the University I attended and I loved the years that I spent there. When I set out to write this series, it seemed to be a no-brainer to set the book here. Well, I certainly didn’t think through the fact that I was writing a romantic suspense series. By virtue of definition, romantic suspense brings a level of violence and crime to the setting of the novel. No, I wasn’t thinking that through. I would never wish this kind of mayhem onto my favorite town and college…hehe.
So, please, please, please keep that in mind as you read my book. The place is real, but I have fictionalized the events to create a story. It’s perfectly safe for you to send your children to this University. It’s a great college and town.
Book #1 in the When the Mission Ends trilogy, Operation: Endgame takes place during Christmas. That absolutely is one of my favorite times at Texas Tech, mainly because the Carol of Lights, an event that plays heavily into the novel.
Since 1959, the campus has lit up the 13 buildings surrounding the main quad and memorial circle in red, white, and orange lights. The actual kick-off begins with a huge campus-wide Christmas party complete with Christmas carols led by the University choirs. It’s a huge party and such an amazing kick-off for the holiday season. It’s really beautiful and stays lit like that throughout the month of December.
I’m a sucker for Christmastime, with the romantic lighting and cold temperatures which are perfect for late-night snuggling. I think it’s the perfect set-up for the beginnings of a beautiful love story. Do you have a favorite season for romance?
By Christi Snow
It’s been six months.
Six months since Jake Madsen let Chris Robertson die.
Six months since the passion between Jake and Cassie, Chris’ sister, stepped over the line.
But now Cassie’s being stalked and it’s time for Jake to swallow his guilt, grief, and lust so he can save her life, even if it’s a life without him. He owes it to his dead friend and he owes it to Cassie. He’s fallen in love with her, but she doesn’t have to know that for him to keep her safe.
Releasing September, 2012
About the trilogy:
Set in Lubbock, TX, all three of these books feature former active duty Air Force officers and the women they love. All the girls have ties to Texas Tech and the entire series features the sights and scenery of West Texas life.
Book #1, Operation: Endgame, features Cassie Robertson, a military history professor at Texas Tech and Jake Madsen, an active duty Air Force Pararescue Jumper (PJ) home on leave for Christmas.
This is book #1 in the When the Mission Ends Trilogy.
Book #2 is Operation: Endeavor (releasing January, 2013)
Book #3 is Operation: Endurance (releasing April, 2013)
About The Author
As an avid reader her entire life, Christi Snow always dreamed of writing books that brought to others the kind of joy she felt when she read. But…she never did anything about it besides jot down a few ideas and sparse scenes.
When she turned 41, she decided it was time to go after her dream and started writing. Within four months, she’d written over 150,000 words and hasn’t stopped since.
She’s found her calling by writing about sexy, alpha heroes and smart, tough heroines falling in love and finding their passion. She’s truly living the dream and loving every minute of it.
Her tagline is… Passion and adventure on the road to Happily Ever After. She’s loving this adventure!
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