Secrets That We Keep by Linda Kage

featuring Cress,

son of Julianna and Colton

(found at the end of Secrets That We Keep)


full length novel,

featuring Bella:

daughter of Reese and Mason

and twin Gracen:

son of Reese and Mason

and Fox:

son of Felicity and Knox


full length novel,

featuring Lucy Olivia:

daughter of Noel and Aspen

(releasing in 2021 or 2022)

Other 2nd Gen Children who will have stories someday

Trick (son of Pick and Eva)

Chloe (daughter of Pick and Eva)

Luke (son of Zoey and Quinn)

Ayden (daughter of Asher and Remy)

Riley (daughter of Asher and Remy)

For a full family tree, check out:

Or for a full Forbidden Men timeline, check out:

About the Author

Linda writes romance fiction from YA to adult, contemporary to fantasy. Most Kage stories lean more toward the lighter, sillier side with a couple meaningful moments thrown in. Focuses more on entertainment value and emotional impact.

Published since 2010. Went through a 2-year writing correspondence class in children’s literature from The Institute of Children’s Literature. Then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, English with an emphasis in creative fiction writing from Pittsburg State University.

Now she lives with her hubby, two daughters, cat Holly, and nine cuckoo clocks in southeast Kansas, USA. Farm girl. Parents were dairy farmers. Was youngest of eight. Big family. Day job as a cataloging library assistant.

Harry Potter House Gryffindor, Patronus White Stallion, character match Hagrid. Supernatural Team Dean. Game of Thrones Team Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister. The Walking Dead Team Daryl. Outlander Team Jamie Fraser. Teen Wolf Team Stiles. Avenger Team Thor...or Hulk (can’t decide). Justice League Team Flash. Arrow Team Stephen Amell. Stranger Things obsessed. Heard Laurel, not Yanny.

Started out reading with the Baby-Sitters Club. Then moved to Sandra Brown, Linda Howard, Julie Garwood, and LaVyrle Spencer in high school. Now all over the place with her romance reading tastes.

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