Shadow of the Forgotten

Romantic Suspense/Thriller

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A woman preyed upon by corruption. A man who won’t abandon her. An obsession that could destroy them both. 

Heather York’s investigative career with the U.S. Marshals Service is neither glamorous nor dangerous, but when she’s thrust to the precipice of an unexpected threat, she has no choice but to wonder if she was meant to be collateral damage or the intended victim. 

At a luxury lakeside lodge in Maine, Jordan Kyndall’s plans to celebrate the wedding of his college roommate go awry before the happy couple has a chance to say “I do.” Jordan anticipated a good time with old friends. Instead, he stumbles upon a gruesome scene in the picturesque woods of the woman whose lifeless body unexpectedly stirs his protective nature. 

As the threat against them grows and the questions multiply, they’ll have to trust each other—and their feelings—if they’re going to survive. 

From a quaint and unsuspecting town in northern Maine comes Shadow of the Forgotten, the second book in the Kyndall Family Thrillers series, a contemporary suspense series filled with gripping intrigue, riveting romance, and nonstop adventure.

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“THIS is how you do a second in series and keep a reader coming back for more!"

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Shadow of the Forgotten

What Readers are Saying

“The Dragon’s Staircase is a mind boggling adventure that will keep you guessing until the last page."
— Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick

"Holy smokes! This is one suspenseful, anxiety-ridden, skin-crawling tale of murder, mystery, and psychological creepiness. Looking for a hard-to-figure-out mystery with a side order of nail biting? Then look no further!"
— InD'tale Magazine on The Dragon's Staircase

“THIS is how you do a second in series and keep a reader coming back for more! Romance, intrigue, mystery, suspense, and danger -- how can you go wrong with all of these elements combined? This story was interesting and engaging with likable characters and a fast-paced, unpredictable plot. Truly a joy to read!”
—BookBub review on Shadow of the Forgotten

“THE DRAGON’S STAIRCASE by McKenna Grey and Everly Archard is romantic suspense full of thrills and spine-tingling moments. The twist at the end is as unexpected as it is disconcerting . . . the story keeps you guessing at every turn. This is a great start to a series that promises to be full of wonderful surprises."
— Readers' Favorite

​"The well-defined characters combined with the suspenseful storyline make this a must read, and one that I will be recommending to all of my bookworm friends. I’m amazed at how smooth these two authors have combined their talents into one fabulous story."
— Linda Thompson, Host of

“The suspense doesn’t let up and it’s a fight to the end. This is the beginning of a new series and you can tell they will all be suspenseful and have lots of fast action. This was a very good read.”
— Long & Short Reviews

"I was literally at the edge of my seat. The suspense level is amazing."
— My Life, One Story at a Time

"LOVED! LOVED! LOVED Shadow of the Forgotten, written by McKenna Grey and Everly Archard, a suspenseful story that makes you feel excited or anxious about what is going to happen next. It starts with fast action and it keeps going on until the very end. This fabulous suspense with a touch of romance meets all these criteria's. You won’t be disappointed!"
— Goodreads Review

"My favorite part about this book was the relationship between Jordan and his siblings... loved how there they were for one another..... would absolutely read another story in this series.... especially if it were about Owen... would like to know more about him...."
— Goodreads Review

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