** FRIDAY FAVORITES with Janie Crouch – with a GIVEAWAY! **

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Featured today is Harlequin Intrigue author JANIE CROUCH!  Thanks for joining me and sharing some of your favorites Janie!

Janie recently relocated with her husband and four children to Germany (due to her husband’s job as support for the U.S. Military), after living in Virginia for nearly 20 years.  When she’s not listening to the voices in her head (and even when she is), she enjoys traveling, long-distance running, movie-watching, knitting and adventure (obstacle) racing. Janie completed an Ironman Triathlon in 2014 and is prepping for another one in 2017.

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My favorite color is … teal. But a dark one! Not turquoise or aqua.

My favorite place to read is … in a large bath tub with a blow up pillow for my head.

My favorite snack is … definitely salty, not sweet. I love cheese, chips, and popcorn of all kinds.

My favorite type of music is … very difficult to answer! I like all sorts of music depending on what I’m doing. But I have to admit I love musical theatre show tunes quite a bit!

My favorite hot beverage is … coffee. Always. Lots of cream, lots of sugar.

My favorite type of flower is … stargazer lilies. I had them at my wedding.

My favorite time of day is … early morning after a good night’s sleep. I’ve got the whole day ahead of me!

My favorite candy is … butterscotch.

My favorite hobby is … running. I love to run.

My favorite place to vacation is … anywhere new that I haven’t been. I love traveling to new cities and countries.




Omega Sector: Critical Response Book 6
Publication Date:   January 1, 2017



Someone’s always watching her…

Everywhere she goes, Rosalyn Mellinger has eyes on her. The Watcher follows her everywhere. It seemed hopeless, inescapable…especially when she met Steve Drackett on his vacation. Another person to be hurt by her stalker. But Rosalyn didn’t know Steve was part of Omega Sector—there was literally no one better to protect her, if she’d just open up to him. He had years of experience, and while the Watcher preyed upon Rosalyn, Steve would beat him at his own game.

But Rosalyn had a secret even Steve couldn’t see coming: a baby from his vacation romance…

Read an excerpt HERE!


Previous books in the OMEGA SECTOR: CRITICAL RESPONSE series:



Published:  January 1, 2016

He has to shut down the terrorists or lose it all. Including the woman he can’t admit means everything to him. 

Omega Sector: Critical Response agent Derek Waterman is hunting the architects of a lethal terrorist bombing. After weeks of chasing cold leads, he has finally found the evidence that could expose the perpetrators. But in order to take them down, he needs help from Dr. Molly Humphries, Omega’s lead forensic scientist. 

Shy Molly works to retrieve the data–and overcome her debilitating crush on the sexy agent. Derek carefully suppresses his mutual smoldering attraction, sure that his dark past will drive Molly away if she knows. But when Molly’s kidnapped, he will stop at nothing to save her. Even if a lethal enemy will do everything to keep him from doing so.

Read an excerpt HERE!



Published:  February 1, 2016

The Texas heat did nothing to stop an elusive criminal.

Omega Sector: Critical Response agent Jon Hatton is running out of options. If he doesn’t get a decent lead soon, a serial rapist will strike again. His best chances lie with the intuitive skills of forensic artist Sherry Mitchell, a beautiful woman struggling with PTSD. 

In exchange for her help, Jon teaches Sherry to manage her symptoms, and soon they are unable to resist their Texas-hot attraction. With Jon as her lifeline, Sherry uncovers clues that prompt a frightening message from the attacker. Jon knows Sherry’s determined to help catch this criminal, but keeping her safe is his top priority. Followed by making her his bride.

Read an excerpt HERE!



Published:  June 1, 2016

One secret can change everything

It’s been eight years since Liam Goetz has seen his ex-fiancé. Vanessa Epperson had everything: beauty, brains…and a family fortune. He chose her, while she chose a life of luxury and never imagined their paths would cross again. An unexpected phone call from Vanessa—desperate for his help in a human trafficking case—ressurects old longings. As they work together to save hostages and catch a predator, Liam begins to learn some shocking truths—about himself and the woman he thought he once knew so well…

Read an excerpt HERE!



Published:  July 1, 2016

He was a man of action—especially when it came to protecting his new undercover partner… 

 At ninenteen, Andrea Gordon’s life was forever changed. After proving herself instrumental in a bank hostage crisis, she became one of Omega Sector’s top agents. Four years later, her skill at reading people is unrivaled—until she meets fellow profiler Brandon Han. Paired together to track a serial killer who has been targeting exotic dancers, the two become entangled beyond the case. Their mutual attraction deepens as they get closer to the truth. But when Andrea’s own sordid past surfaces, they will both be forced to question everything about the assignment…and each other.

Read an excerpt HERE!



Published:  December 1, 2016

He lost her once. He won’t lose her again. 

Despite an illustrious career as a top hostage negotiator, Joe Matarazzo is haunted by the past. It was a year ago that three innocent lives were lost under his watch. But Joe isn’t the only one who remembers that day. When Joe’s exes begin to fall victim to a violent stalker, Joe seeks the help of Laura Birchwood—a lawyer and the woman he once loved. Despite old wounds, Laura agrees to help Joe find out who’s framing him. And while they expect to be met with danger, they’re unprepared for passion that still burns strong, and their determination to give what was between them a second chance.

Read an excerpt HERE!


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  1. Thanks so much for having me here today! <3

  2. My choice for the book is print and I would love to read as this series sounds so darned good. I really enjoy the Harlequin Intrigue books so full of suspense with a pop of romance.

    • Thanks for stopping by Peggy! 🙂 This whole series has been great, so I know you’ll enjoy it when you get a chance to read it!

      FYI, if you go to Janie’s website and sign up for her Newsletter, you’ll be able to download an eBook of the first book in this series (SPECIAL FORCES SAVIOR) for free just for signing up — http://www.janiecrouch.com/ Just scroll to the bottom of the home page and on the right-hand side you’ll see the spot to sign up.

  3. Sounds interesting. I would love to win a copy.

  4. Hi Janie

    What a great interview and this series sounds awesome 🙂

    Have Fun

  5. Wow! Looks like awesome series. Loved reading the favorites.

  6. When I grow up, I want to be you! What a great series!

  7. All Janies Books sound really great. Thanks for sharing on your blog today.

  8. The winner of the giveaway has been notified. Thanks to everyone that entered!

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