30 Seconds

115 Pages
Genre: Romantic-Suspense
Heat Rating: Hot (Steamy scenes but NOT erotica)

When Officer Blake Herro agreed to go undercover in the Mob, he thought he understood the risks. But he’s made mistakes and now an innocent woman has become their target. He’s determined to protect her at all costs. 

The Mob’s death threat turns Dr. Dani Hart’s life upside down, but there is one danger she doesn’t anticipate. As she’s dodging bullets, she’s falling in love with Blake. With danger all around them, will she and Blake survive and have a happy ending, or will the Mob make good on their threat?

Content Warning: on page sex, strong language, violence, guns

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“The story flows smoothly and will keep readers on their toes while cheering for Dani and Blake to stay alive. The author deserves kudos for this brief, romantic, suspenseful tale.” – InD’tale Magazine

“The nail-biting plot twists in 30 seconds just kept coming – each one better than the last.” – Long and Short Reviews

“Thirty Seconds is an action-packed romance that keeps readers turning pages from the beginning. The chemistry between Dani and Blake is well-developed, and the unexpected twist at the end is a nice surprise.” – Sherry Ellis, VINE VOICE



Blake’s Character Interview

Dani’s Character Interview

Blake’s Grilled Cheese Recipe

Dani’s Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Deleted Scene

FACT: Chrys gave her novella the title “30 Seconds” because of all the action that takes place, and the fact that each thirty seconds can be the last for my characters. The title is also in honor of her favorite band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, whose music inspires her writing.

5 Facts About Dani:

– She can speak fluent Spanish.
– She’s a natural redhead.
– She has two tattoos.
– She was born at a Kiss concert.
– She likes to read comic books.

FACT: In 30 Seconds, what does Dani say to Blake in Spanish? “Shut up, pig! I’m in this mess because of you!

FACT: What Soap Opera was Dani watching just before breaking news cut in? General Hospital, of course!

This is the dress Dani saves when she goes into hiding.

The is the dress Dani wears in the epilogue.