Kennedy Ryan

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I write contemporary romance and women's fiction. I always give my characters their happily ever after, but I love to make them work for it! It's a long road to love, so sit back and enjoy the ride.

I am wife to the love of my life, mom to a special, beautiful son, and a friend to those living with autism through my charitable foundation.
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Kennedy Ryan I'm sorry I'm seeing this so late! Gah. I was slacking on the Goodreads tip. LOL! I'm on it now!

I get asked about Jade lot, actually! I'm not sure if…more
I'm sorry I'm seeing this so late! Gah. I was slacking on the Goodreads tip. LOL! I'm on it now!

I get asked about Jade lot, actually! I'm not sure if you've already read STILL, but I do have plans to write Iz and Callie, who are featured in that book. Even if it's a novella. I'm not sure which other characters from the GRIP series I'll revisit. I spent a lot of time in that world, between the GRIP Series and the SOUL series, which is Rhyson and Kai's series. it was 6 books, so we'll see. I'm focused on my HOOP series right now. I'll keep you guys posted for sure!

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Kennedy Ryan ***Is BE MINE FOREVER truly a standalone?****

You know, I wrote BMF so that you CAN jump in, even though it is the third book in the series, but I don't think you SHOULD. I'm not saying that just to get you to buy the first 2 books.

Though WHEN YOU ARE MINE is STILL on half off sale for some reason! LOL! (amzn.com/B00GWOFF5I)

I say this. The richest reading experience will definitely be if you have read the two previous books because Cam's story, of all of them, is the most redemptive. And if you don't see the scope of what he has done and experienced in the first 2 books, and have that history as a backdrop, you lose a layer of that redemption. Cam gets a lot of ire because of his actions in the first 2 books, and my favorite thing is to see the ‪#‎CamConverts‬. Folks who really disliked him before, learning to love him. If you never hated him, you miss out on that! LOL! I do love seeing people who are meeting for the first time in book 3 fall for him! I was just chatting with a few people who have read all 3 books, and they were just like - nooo!!! Tell people to read the other 2 books first. They HAVE to.

So I'm telling you...that I would if I were you. LOL!


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Kennedy Ryan Check out the BE MINE FOREVER #Teaser 1 Video

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Coming February 3!


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Kennedy Ryan Are you on tsu? I am! I'd love to connect with you there!
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message 16: by Kennedy

Kennedy Ryan Iryna, thanks for adding me! I can't wait to share the books w/folks. Curious is good! LOL. I hope you like them. Have a great one! :-)


message 15: by Iryna

Iryna Hi Kennedy,thanks for the friend invite!
Very curious about your new books, look forward to reading them soon!


message 14: by Kennedy

Kennedy Ryan Megha, thank you! Good to have a new friend, and hopefully soon, a new reader. :-) Have a great one!


message 13: by Megha

Megha Thank you for the invite Kennedy :) shall def read ur books soon :)


message 12: by Kennedy

Kennedy Ryan trish,thanks so much! i hope folks love these characters as much as i do! look forward to connecting around books we love. :-)


message 11: by Kennedy

Kennedy Ryan Vieira, for sure! Looking forward to it. :-)


message 10: by Vieira

Vieira Hi Kennedy! Hope to share our love of books!! ;)


Kennedy Ryan Donna wrote: "Hi Kennedy...thanks for friend invite!"


thanks for accepting! looking forward to connecting. :-)


Kennedy Ryan Julie wrote: "Thanks for the friend request!"

thanks for accepting! looking forward to connecting. :-)


Kennedy Ryan Donna wrote: "Hi Kennedy...thanks for friend invite!"

thanks for accepting! looking forward to connecting. :-)


Kennedy Ryan Beth wrote: "Thanks for the add Kennedy!"

thanks for accepting! looking forward to connecting. :-)


message 5: by Donna

Donna Hi Kennedy...thanks for friend invite!


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Beth Michele Thanks for the add Kennedy!


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Julie Thanks for the friend request!


Kennedy Ryan For sure. Have a great weekend. :-)

Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss wrote: "Yay!! A fellow Karina Halle lover! Thanks for the friend-vite, Kennedy! <3"


 Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss (book blog) Yay!! A fellow Karina Halle lover! Thanks for the friend-vite, Kennedy! <3


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