Matilda (Matty) (born March 30, 1905 and Caleb Trayhern (born November 6, 1900) (Chase Trayhern’s father/mother)
Rachel and Chase Trayhern (born 1925) — both in US Army. Rachel was an RN. Chase in Army Air Corps and a pilot and they met during Korean War and married. Their book: Dawn of Valor, SSE, (Love and Glory Series, Book IV) Morgan’s Mercenaries (book 4 that is about Morgan/Aly/Noah’s mother and father, Rachel and Chase during the Korean War).
Chase and Rachel Trayhern’s THREE CHILDREN
LOVE AND GLORY SERIES
Original series in 1988–first trilogy introduced in Silhouette/Harlequin history. Morgan’s Mercenaries Saga ongoing from 1988 to present–over TWENTY years!
Morgan Trayhern (oldest) married Laura and they had 4 children plus 1 adopted (Kamaria) the 5th child (Their book was
Return of a Hero, SSE, (Love and Glory Series, Book III) Morgan’s Mercenaries (Morgan Trayhern’s story) (book 3), July, 1988.
Alyssa Trayhern (middle child) married Clay Cantrell and they had five daughters. Two sets of twins.
No Surrender, SSE, #535, (Love and Glory Series, Book II) Morgan’s Mercenaries (Alyssa Trayhern’s (Aly) story–Morgan’s younger sister) (book 2) June, 1988
Noah Trayhern (youngest) married Kit (police detective) and they have five girls. One set of twins.
A Question of Honor, SSE, (Love & Glory Series, Book I) Morgan’s Mercenaries (Noah, Morgan’s younger brother’s story)–first official 3-book series in the publishing industry. (book 1) 1988 (Now 50 books strong as of May, 2009)
MORGAN and LAURA TRAYHERN’s FAMILY (he’s the oldest child and Alyssa and Noah are his sister and brother)
JASON TRAYHERN–first son
Firstborn, Silhouette Single Title Release, (Jason Trayhern’s book), Lindsay McKenna, June, 2004 Morgan’s Mercenaries. USA Today Best Seller List.
Enemy Mine, HQN, Morgan’s Mercenaries: Kathy Trayhern’s story, May, 2005. Book 38.
Beyond the Limits Harlequin, HQN #3, Lindsay McKenna, (Pete Trayhern book/Morgan’s Mercenaries) Morgan’s Mercenaries December, 2006. Book 39.
Dangerous Prey, HQN, Lindsay McKenna, December,2008. Morgan’s Mercenaries–Kelly’s story. Morgan’s Mercenaries Saga. Book 41.
KAMARIA TRAYHERN’s Story begins (she is adopted):
Introduced in: The Heart Beneath (Morgan’s Mercenaries: Ultimate Rescue), Book 1, Silhouette Special Edition, Lindsay McKenna, August, 2002 (Note: Kamaria Trayhern’s story begins here)
Kamaria’s story: Shadow from the Past, HQN, December 2009, Kamaria Trayhern’s book. Morgan’s Mercenaries Saga. Book 42.
LOVE AND DANGER SERIES
This series was a continuation of Morgan/Laura Trayhern’s live and their family, released in 1995.
Morgan’s Wife, SSE, October ’95, Book I of Morgan’s Mercenaries Love and Danger, Book 1 of 4, Lindsay McKenna
Morgan’s Son, SSE, November, ’95, Book 2 of Morgan’s Mercenaries : Love and Danger Series, Lindsay McKenna #992
Morgan’s Rescue, SSE, December, ’95, Book 3 of Morgan’s Mercenaries : Love and Danger Series,Lindsay McKenna
Morgan’s Marriage, SSE, January ’96, Book 4 of Morgan’s Mercenaries : Love and Danger Series, Lindsay McKenna Book 4
SISTER: ALYSSA TRAYHERN (sister to Morgan and Noah Trayhern)
Alyssa Trayhern (middle child) married Clay Cantrell–both US Navy/P3 pilots. They have 5 daughters, four of them are twins. Their story: No Surrender, SSE, #535, (Love and Glory Series, June 1988, Book II) Morgan’s Mercenaries (Aly’s story–Morgan’s younger sister). Book 2.
Alyssa and Clay Cantrell’s FIVE children (oldest to youngest)
Emma Metis Cantrell– 29, red hair, green eyes, US Army Apache pilot (SRS 2011). Operation: Forbidden, SRS, March, 2011, Black Jaguar Squadron 60 series, Book 2, 2011 Emma Trayhern’s story (oldest daughter of Alyssa and Clay Cantrell). Morgan’s Mercenaries saga. She married Captain Kahlid Shaheen, US Army Apache pilot. USA
(Twins, first set)
Athena Cantrell, 26, black hair, blue eyes–US Naval Academy
Juno Cantrell 26, black hair, blue eyes–US Naval Academy
(Twins, second set)
Selene Cantrell, 24, red hair, green eyes–US Naval Academy
Castalia (Casey), 24, red hair, green eyes–US Forest Ranger (Deadly Silence, HQN, Beginning of Jackson Hole, Wyoming ongoing series in HQN. Book #2. July, 2011. Casey Cantrell’s story. Morgan’s Mercenary saga. (Casey is a twin, youngest of the Alyssa and Clay Cantrell family)
BROTHER: NOAH TRAYHERN (brother to Morgan and Alyssa)
Wife: Kit, police detective
Children: 5 daughters
Their story: A Question of Honor, SSE, (Love & Glory Series, Book I, May 1988) Morgan’s Mercenaries (Noah, Morgan’s younger brother’s story)–first official 3-book series in the publishing industry. Book 1.
Noah and Kit Trayhern’s FIVE children (oldest to youngest)
Oldest: Melody Sue Rachel Trayhern 30, brown hair, straight, shoulder length, gold-brown eyes, US Army, Apache gun ship pilot. Captain. Single. At ten years old she proclaimed she no longer wanted to be called Melody Sue because it made her sound like a baby. She wanted a ‘grown up’ name instead and took on her middle name, Rachel, who is her Grandmother and someone she admires. (His Duty to Protect), Sil. Romantic Suspense, Black Jaguar Squadron series, Book 3, Feb. 2012. Melody Sue Rachel Trayhern’s story (oldest daughter of Noah and Kit Trayhern). Morgan’s Mercenaries saga).
Megan, 27, red hair, blue eyes
Addison, 27, red hair, blue eyes
Lauren, 23, black hair, green eyes
Alexandra, 21, brown hair, blue eyes
TRAYHERN FAMILY TREE