Four years ago, when Ian Foster was working as a border patrol agent, he rescued an eighteen-year-old Mexican girl who’d been left for dead. He never forgot the gorgeous, resilient Maria Santos. Now Ian is an undercover ICE agent on the trail of a ruthless criminal with an intriguing connection: Maria. She holds the only clue to the man’s whereabouts. And Ian is tasked with crossing the border to find her.
Maria has always carried a torch for Ian, the handsome American who saved her life. When he shows up in her hometown, the attraction between them ignites. His intense gaze sets her blood on fire. But Maria is in serious danger. She owes a favor to a drug lord, and soon she’s caught in the crosshairs of a treacherous takedown operation. Once more, Ian’s her sole hope of survival—and his sizzling touch rekindles a passion that goes beyond borders.
Praise for Jill Sorenson and Against the Wall
“A must-read . . . Against the Wall is a sexy, unique love story that I devoured in one day. Jill Sorenson’s voice is so fresh, her characters shine bright.”—New York Times bestselling author Monica Murphy
“A dirty, gritty gem of a book, with a hard edge of realism and bright, hopeful heart!”—M. O’Keefe, author of Burn Down the Night
“Jill Sorenson’s sleek sensuality and fresh new voice are sure to score big with readers.”—New York Times bestselling author Cindy Gerard
“With Jill Sorenson, you are guaranteed a dangerously addictive, gut-wrenchingly fast-paced read.”—New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Tyler
Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
Every day, bodyguard Owen Jackson puts his life on the line—and keeps his feelings for Penny Sandoval locked away. Assigned to protect Penny's father, a presidential candidate, Owen can't get emotionally involved. That is, until Penny and her young son, Cruz, are abducted and taken deep into the California badlands.
Owen knows the bleak territory from his childhood. Worse, he knows the gang leader making ransom demands—his own brother, Shane. When a terrified Penny escapes into the desert with Cruz, Owen has to save her: from the elements and from the gang in close pursuit. Owen has hidden the darkness in his past from Penny. Now his only chance of keeping her alive is to let her see the man he really is—even if it means losing the only woman he'll ever want.
Scenes of Passion
Safe and steady pretty much sums up Maggie Stanton's life. But a chance encounter stirs long-buried desires and urges her to do the unimaginable—take a risk. Shockingly, the man who convinces her to forsake predictability for passion is the full-grown version of her childhood best friend. Only, this Matthew Stone wants more and Maggie almost believes that their whirlwind romance is meant to be. Then she learns that Matthew is keeping a secret…and the consequences could change everything….
Scenes of Peril
The snowstorm forecast says it's a big one, but wildlife photographer Paige Dawson is prepared. Until a terrible car accident brings a sexy stranger to her remote mountain cabin and the bad weather strands them together…for days. The heat between them is like nothing she's ever known—incendiary, undeniable. And just as she begins to hope for something real with Colin Reid, after the snow melts, he remembers what caused his accident…and it may be too late for them both.
Clean-cut cop Noah Young wants a shot at breaking this case more than anything in the world—that is, until he meets April. A spark ignites between them, threatening his job and her peace of mind. As the heat intensifies, the two are dragged down further into the dark mysteries of the graffiti-lined streets, taunted by a crazed killer who could strike again at any time.
From the Paperback edition.
Protéger son bébé. Kate n’a plus que cette idée en tête depuis que sa vie a volé en éclats. Le père de son enfant à naître vient d’être assassiné et elle ne se sent plus en sécurité nulle part — car c’est elle qu’on cherchait à atteindre, elle en est persuadée, et la police refuse de la croire quand elle affirme qu’on l’épie depuis des semaines... Qui lui veut du mal ? Et, surtout, pourquoi ? Désespérée et tenaillée par une peur qui ne la lâche pas, elle se résout à demander son aide à la seule personne en qui elle ait encore confiance : Jed Stone. Mais son ex-fiancé acceptera-t-il de l’aider, alors qu’elle l’a quitté sans ménagement trois ans plus tôt et qu’elle attend l’enfant d’un autre ?
L’innocence d’une fugitive, Jill Sorenson
Isabel Sanborn est-elle vraiment la meurtrière sans cœur qu’on lui a décrite ? Depuis qu’il a fait sa connaissance, Brandon n’est plus sûr de rien. Envoyé au Mexique pour approcher, puis arrêter Isabel, qui s’est enfuie des Etats-Unis en laissant derrière elle le corps sans vie de son petit ami, il s’attendait à rencontrer une femme froide et manipulatrice. Mais au fil des jours, tandis qu’il la côtoie – et tente de la séduire pour tromper sa méfiance –, il voit vivre une jeune femme douce, intelligente... et terrifiée. Une jeune femme qui lui donne envie, contre toute raison, de prouver son innocence...
Though he’d gone into virtual seclusion, Ben Fortune was still the world’s most famous surfer, known as much for his good looks as for his skill. He’s also a suspect in a series of brutal murders that may have begun with his late wife. Now FBI Special Agent Sonora “Sonny” Vasquez has been sent undercover to the elite beach community of La Jolla to make friends with Fortune. With her fierce beauty and take-no-prisoners attitude, she’s more than equipped for the job, and soon she and Ben have collided in an affair that is both intense and irresistible. But for the first—and worst—time in Sonny’s career, her emotions are threatening to get the better of her. Could this sensual, wounded man, who is genuinely anguished over his troubled daughter, really be a killer? And could falling in love blind Sonny to the greatest danger of all?
From the Paperback edition.
All her life Sidney Morrow had tried to repress her disturbing psychic visions. Until a vision of murder shattered her fragile serenity. She had to go to the authorities—make them listen. But Lt. Marc Cruz didn't trust her one bit. In fact, the sensual homicide cop treated her like a suspect. And sent her senses haywire.…
The dark-haired beauty knew something about the serial killer Marc was after. But he was certain "visions" had nothing to do with it. Determined to be her constant shadow, Marc wasn't prepared when desire blindsided him—and put them both in the path of a relentless killer.
Holiday Secrets by Jill Sorenson
After witnessing her husband's murder eighteen months ago, Leah is in hiding and has no plans to celebrate Christmas. Though she tries to resist, her handsome new neighbor awakens long-buried feelings of attraction…and brings a killer to her door.
Kidnapped at Christmas by Jennifer Morey
Chloe is a struggling artist and thoroughly bored with her life—until a rugged FBI agent pulls her into a fast-paced adventure…and a sizzling love affair! The only damper on their mistletoe madness is a vengeful mobster who won't stop until they are both silenced…forever.
Wanted for the murder of a Mexican drug lord's son, party girl Isabel Sanborn fled to Oaxaca. Now she owes her life to Brandon Knox, a passing tourist who just saved her from a hit man.
But Knox is no accidental hero—he's an undercover U.S. marshal assigned to bring Isabel to justice. Instead, wanting to protect her, he joins her on the lam…with cartel goons and corrupt police in hot pursuit!
And as the danger escalates, sexual tension sizzles. For the first time in his career, Brandon considers jeopardizing his mission to safeguard his target. And though Isabel can elude the authorities, she can't escape her feelings….