Read the series: Slater's Revenge by Claudia Shelton @ClaudiaShelton1 #RLFblog #RomanticSuspenseClaudia Shelton, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your series.

Slater’s Revenge, Book 1 in the Shades of Leverage series

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Mackenzie Baudin is targeted by Coercion Ten, a criminal organization. OPAQUE Agent Josh Slater has been sent to protector her. Years ago, they were an item, then he left. He’s closing in on the crime boss who ordered a hit on her parents, but to tell her why he ever left would shatter them both.

Which book is this in the series?

First book in Shades of Leverage series.

How many books do you plan for the series?

At least four. Each book is a single title, and does not have to be read in sequence. Plus the OPAQUE agents wander in and out of all the books.

How many books are completed?

Two are published. I’m working on a third. And I’m already plotting the fourth book.

What characters are the main stars in your series?

The OPAQUE Agents – Josh, Mitch, Reese, Stealth, Cat, Joey, and OPAQUE Director Drake.

What is the overall theme in this series?

Good versus bad, and the thin line that separates the two when it comes to protecting the vulnerable.

Please list the series titles below, in any order you prefer.

Slater’s Revenge (Shades of Leverage, Book 1) (Josh’s story)

Dangerous Lies (Shades of Leverage, Book 2) (Mitch’s story)

Book 3 will be Stealth and Cat’s story.

Book 4 will be Reese’s story.

What did you like best about writing this series?

I love writing about these alpha-tough protector agents facing off against the enemy. And writing them as they fall in love with someone who’s confident, strong and sassy in their own right. My specialties are writing high energy action scenes and

What other books (not in this series, have you written?)

Risk Of A Lifetime

2020 Planned Releases:

One romantic suspense

One contemporary romance women’s fiction

Where can we find links for all your books?

Where to buy Slater’s Revenge



Barnes and Noble



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Award-winning author Claudia Shelton could write her name before the first day of school, but now she writes romantic suspense, thrillers and contemporary romance. Her debut novel, Risk of a Lifetime, was named one of eBooks Galore top reads for 2014. She is also a two-time nominated Daphne Du Maurier (Unpublished) finalist for excellence in mystery. Claudia is the author of the Shades of Leverage action-adventure romantic suspense series.
On a personal note, Claudia considers herself a traveler, music lover and water person. A cool drink while listening to the splash of waves is always nice—so is a mug of hot chocolate in the falling snow. Her main priority is spending time with family, friends and her two sweet, conniving rescue dogs.
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