His strong arms and wealth were everything she could not want in a man. She had to find her own way! Her sisters had both fallen for wealthy, powerful men and Jasmine was determined to be different. Besides, Antoniv only wanted a sexual relationship and the Hart sisters seemed to have inherited a crazy fertility somehow – both had gotten pregnant despite precautions.
So there was no way she was going to risk getting involved with the amazingly handsome Russian billionaire. There were too many reasons to stay away from him. But only one reason she couldn’t – she wanted him!
Antoniv couldn’t believe the little spitfire who had fallen into his arms. She was a sexy little siren that he was determined to have in his bed. One by one, he eliminated all of the excuses she had for avoiding a relationship with him. And in the end, Antoniv Petrov always gets what he wants.
Jina just wanted sleep! If she couldn’t have the man of her dreams, she would settle for a good night’s sleep. But with a teething daughter and a full time job, finding sleep was as elusive as finding love… She had known love, of course, but no – she couldn’t think about Malik. He was better off without her.
And then he showed up at her door!
Dassar needed a wife. The lovely Luna fit none of his criteria. She was too soft, too sweet and would be hurt by palace life. So why couldn’t he forget her? Why could she get under his skin so easily? And why couldn’t he simply walk away?
Harrison had to marry and produce an heir or he’d lose his title. And he had a very short period of time in which to accomplish that miracle. Unfortunately, the only woman who had ever affected him wouldn’t give him the time of day…until he discovered her brother stealing priceless artifacts out of his home. Now he could manipulate the situation to his benefit. The woman who had evaded him for so many years would finally be his!
Now Micah is back and he wants to try again. He’s willing to try things her way, but can she risk being hurt again? And how was she to explain that he was a father? How could she tell this powerful, Italian male that she wouldn’t put herself into that position again – especially when she couldn’t avoid falling into his arms?
She arrived in her haven traumatized, fearful, homeless…and pregnant. Slowly, she rebuilt her life, gave birth to her son and somehow learned to get on with living without Zahir. For five long years, Callie recovered from the nightmare of her captivity. And she raises her son.
When Zahir enters her life once more, she can’t believe that the fire between them is hotter than before. But she refuses to give in, despite its intensity. She’s too afraid that the peace between the previously warring countries will end and that she or her son could be in peril again. She yearns to feel safe, but can she defy her heart or deny her son his father?
And then the unthinkable happens! He finds her in the arms of another man! Mia is dumbfounded! After so many nights in Ramzi’s arms, blissfully loving the incredible man, she finds herself ousted from his life without any way to defend herself.
And what’s worse, Mia is pregnant. Pregnant, alone, scared, and still in love with her husband.
Emma is desperate. She needs money and she needs it fast. Banks have turned her down so her only option is her billionaire ex-husband. What she's not prepared for are his terms he will demand.
Dimitri sees his wife for the first time in three years and is furious that she still has the ability to make his body ache to possess her. When she asks prettily for him to co-sign on her loan, he refuses. Instead, he'll give her the money. In return, she will share his bed and bear him a child.
What neither anticipates is that the love they'd previously shared will ignite once again and throw them into the flames of passion. The heat of their desire is too strong for them to deny.
Damon Galanos had been forced to marry Sasha to retain ownership of his ancestral home, but he never intending to stay married to the innocent girl. However, after destroying her grandfather for his blackmail, Damon found that he couldn’t get Sasha out of his mind. So he returned to his “wife”, realizing she had become a beautiful woman – one he planned to explore further. Imagine his surprise when his docile wife demanded a divorce!
Juliette is fascinated by Marcus’s stoicism. How could he walk down the street and not feel the joy in the sunshine? How could he ignore the sounds of the grasshoppers and birds? Or smile at the perfection of a flower? And how could her mind and body need a man who didn’t understand the joy of living life for the moment?
Enjoy the fifth book in The Alfieri Saga!
Livia had thought everything was perfect! The perfect man and the perfect life! So what had gone wrong? Why hadn’t she seen the clues? Surely there had been something that could have warned her of Stefan’s deep dark secret. Unfortunately, even her knowledge of his true nature couldn’t stop her from falling under his spell. There had always been a powerful chemistry between the two of them. Now she was truly in a bind: caught between trying to help and protect her injured mother while living with a husband she now felt she barely knew!
Autumn hates it every time a beautiful woman walks through the doors of The Thorpe Group, because she knows that the woman is (or will be) Xander’s next fling. She tries very hard not to let Xander get to her, but somehow he is able to get under her skin. She tries to initiate an office truce, but the despicable man just keeps on bringing his lady loves into the office! In her mind, it is unprofessional and inappropriate. Others may be intimidated by him, but she’s not afraid to confront him!
What will happen if their true feelings for each other can break through the barriers that their office battles have created?
BONUS: This book contains special epilogues with the weddings for all four Thorpe Brothers books!
What she refused to accept was Garon’s intense effect on her. The man wasn’t what she anticipated! And he wouldn’t conform to her plans or expectations. This was an arranged marriage! They had appearances to maintain, duties to adhere to. Why were these crazy feelings flying between them every time he touched her?
Garon entered into the marriage expecting only to be faithful to his wife and to the agreement he had made with the other sheiks. What he wasn’t expecting was a fiery beauty that set his senses on fire or the intense need to have her. Responsibility be damned, this woman was his! And he was going to teach her about living and loving.
Fortunately, he’s brought to a doctor with silver eyes, a tender touch and a body that he would love to possess. Fate has brought Doctor Raven Bishop to his side, and he’s determined not to fight it. She is too delectable to resist.
Raven couldn’t believe the giant man that had been brought into her surgery. But as he recovered, she found herself lying to protect him, fearing for his safety. Unfortunately, in saving Turk’s life, she finds herself swept away with his escape. The protector becomes the captive.
But how can a relationship work between someone who saves lives and a soldier who’s prepared to take them?
Kate couldn’t believe she let her friend talk her into showing her paintings. She’d always considered her art work to be private, simply an outlet for her own emotions. If her father ever found out that she painted, he would be disgusted with her. When she meets Davis Alfieri, those emotions take a dangerous, terrifying turn, releasing the pent up passion she’d been pretending wasn’t inside of her.
Tarek took one look at the fascinating beauty and knew that Kylie was the woman he was going to have for his wife. He didn’t want to marry, but the terms of the peace treaty were absolute. So if he had to do it, why not do it with the lovely, feisty and sexy woman that he couldn’t get out of his mind?
In love with a prince is a horrible state of affairs for a commoner. Especially when he's your boss.
Tara Jacobs smothers her feelings of love for Prince Maximillian, determined to find someone else who can share her life with. Someone more realistic than mooning over a prince.
Max finds in Tara everything he could possibly want in both his wife and the future queen. She's intelligent, beautiful, loyal and amazingly sexy! When he finally realizes that she feels the same intense attraction towards him that he has been fighting for her, he's determined to convince her that she's perfect for both roles.
Sal Attracelli met Laci Anderson three years ago at his brother’s wedding. At the time, he had thought she was too young for him. But the memory of her trembling in his arms during their one dance would not leave him. Now, he was out to win her heart and was willing to enact an elaborate ruse in order to bring her closer.
For Laci, the impression Sal left at the wedding had made him impossible to forget. But now he was pursuing Laci with all the charm and sex appeal he had at his disposal, which was considerable. At first, Laci refused involvement with the sexy CEO, but he tore down her defenses. Her job and its responsibilities are swept away by the mad passion he inflames within her made. All that is left is her new dream of enfolding herself within the arms of a forbidden man.
Now the man sitting in the front row at her brother’s wedding - he was a different matter! This man was tall, handsome, gloriously male with stunning eyes and a muscular physique. But she knew that her brother would betroth her to someone who could be a political ally so she had to eliminate the handsome stranger from her thoughts.
As soon as Hussan saw his friend’s sister, he knew he wanted the lovely Isla to be his wife. When she had to smother her laughter about mismatched shoes, his choice was made.
Convincing the slender beauty that he wasn’t a monster was a whole other matter, he realized. But from their very first kiss, he knew he was up to the challenge.
Sidra couldn’t believe it when the man stormed into her life. He was everything she’d been looking for in a man; tall, handsome, intelligent – and after several secret meetings, she also found out that he was the ultimate lover.
When their brief interlude is cut short, Sidra is hopeful that they might be able to manage a long distance relationship. But after three weeks with no word from Rashid, she had to accept that he had a different perception of their liaison than she had.
Rashid thought that Sidra was as close to perfection as possible. She was funny and intelligent not to mention beautiful and sexy. Unfortunately, he’d lost track of her when he had to travel back to Tasain to resolve an emergency. When he finally found her again after three weeks of searching, he found her having a drink with another man! He was livid and tricked her in order to get her back on his turf.
His campaign to get her to fall in love with him had barely begun when he discovers that the weekend they’d spent together had created a baby! Now he had to marry Sidra as soon as possible.
Was he marrying her only to protect his unborn child, Sidra worried? Or was there more to his feelings than just preserving the next heir to the throne?
Jason was livid that Emma’s father had information about his past and wouldn’t divulge the answer until he married Emma – a woman whose reputation was worse than his own. And he had to produce a child with this woman?
So be it! He’d do anything to get that information, even marry a woman who had apparently slept with any man that crossed her path.
But as he got to know the gentle beauty, he discovered that she was nothing like her father. She was kind and sweet, generous to a fault. And he was falling in love with his enemy’s daughter!
Seeing Damon Petrov across the dance floor sparked something inside of Gabby that was unfamiliar and dangerously thrilling. She couldn’t believe it when he approached her, offering her coffee and conversation. The exchange melted into a weekend of incredibly moving encounters that made her shudder with excitement and desire.
Unfortunately, the end of that weekend came much too quickly when Damon disappeared without a word while she slept. Gabby struggled to recover from her encounter with the most amazing man she’d ever met. She was finally pulling herself together when he swooped back into her life. She was furious that he thought he could just march back to her with no explanation or apology for the way he’d left. But the shock of discovering that she was pregnant overshadowed her anger, leaving her shaking and terrified.
Damon had finally met a woman who wanted just him, not his money or the prestige that came from being seen on his arm or even the creature comforts his wealth could offer her. Gabriella Smith was sweetness and refreshing honesty all wrapped up in a luscious, sexy package. But when she got too close, he ran, pushing her away because he didn’t want to deal with feelings that he had previously associated with pain and heartache.
So when he discovered she was pregnant, he moved quickly to move her into a situation where he could ensure that the baby survived, protecting his unborn offspring.
He quickly re-discovered that Gabby wasn’t like the other women he’d been with in the past. And as he protected his unborn child, he forgot to protect his heart from those feelings that had terrified him the first time around. Gabby’s tender touch and sweet sighs of happiness worked their way through the protective barriers he’d built up over the years and he found himself defenseless against her smile and gentle touch.
Sydney Watson couldn’t believe what a horrible person Dominic Carson was. From the first instant they met, he’d been rude, arrogant and threatening. And from that moment forward, the feelings he generated within her were confusing and intense. She refused to give in to her desires for him, but she couldn’t seem to stay away. She told herself over and over again that she didn’t like him, but she’d never felt so exhilarated and excited when he was close. And she didn’t understand how he could make her feel so crazy with just a simple touch. Dominic terrified her, but she was like a moth trying to touch the flame.
From the first moment of meeting Sydney, Dominic knew that he wanted her in his life. Forever. He fought it initially, but he’d never met a woman who excited and turned him on while at the same time delighting him in her intelligence and stubbornness. And she only wanted him. Not his money or anything he could do for her. Just him.
Sydney was a heady, sensuous woman and he knew they were made for each other. So why was she resisting their attraction at every turn? He told her to trust him and she said no, yet she melted in his arms with a simple touch. When she was scared, she turned to him, but she wouldn’t even have dinner with him.
She’d been arrested? Mia couldn’t believe what was happening to her! How could the police accuse her of killing her ex-fiancé?! She was a kindergarten teacher! But here she was, standing in front of the judge, her eyes wide with fear and confusion.
Into this chaos strode the largest, most handsome man she’d ever seen in her life! Ash Thorpe stepped into the courtroom and took charge, not just of her defense but of Mia’s heart. He was funny, kind, intelligent and charming. He had but one flaw in Mia’s eyes: he thought she was a murderer!
How could she have lost her heart to a man who didn’t trust her? Her life had been so simple twenty-four hours ago. Now she was confused and lost in a sea of insanity that only got more crazy by the minute. And the only man who made sense, who helped her wade through the complicated judicial system, didn’t believe in her.
Ash had a thorny problem. It wasn’t enough that he was trying to navigate the dangerous waters of a murder trial, he was falling in love with his client! To give in to his urges would be an unforgivable breach of ethics, but so would be giving less than his best! Ash and his team were running a mile a minute trying to come up with a strong defense, but his concentration was suffering from the emotional and physical responses that Mia’s presence created. He might be able to save her in court, but would he lose her from his life?
Enjoy His Captive Lover - book one in The Thorpe Brothers Series!
But when he proposes, she has to decline, despite the fact that her rejection is breaking her heart. Explaining that she can't give him what he really needs, she tries desperately to leave him. Dimitri, on the other hand, hasn't gotten to the top of the corporate world by letting go when he really wants something. He knows that Helen is in love with him and is determined to find out why she's rejecting him and what they could have together. It's up to Dimitri to convince her that Helen is what he needs for his, and her, future happiness.
Dharr has decided that the delicate beauty will be his future bride, although she doesn't really know who he is. But when he finds another man coming out of her apartment, he assumes the worst.
Five years later, he finds that he still can't get the innocent looking beauty out of his mind. When his niece and nephew need help, he blackmails Victoria to do the job, intending to have what he denied himself in their previous relationship - namely: her body.
Victoria was devastated the last time Dharr walked out of her life. Can she survive it the next time? She has to - for Dharr has threatened her friend and family and she'll do anything to protect them from his harsh punishments. She'll just have to be stronger this time around - and not let him into her heart like she did the last time he swooped into her life.
Jade couldn’t believe her eyes. There was an enormous man sitting in front of the roaring fire. The house was supposed to be empty! So what was this giant man, or beast, doing in front of the immense fire, looking like something out of a horror movie?
But as Jade got to know the dangerous looking Angelo Donati, she found him to be sweet and funny, incredibly intelligent, and the most amazing man she’d ever met. Unfortunately, he also terrified her like no other man. She felt as if she were betraying the trust of her long-term boyfriend anytime she was near Angelo because her heart raced, her body shivered, and all she could think about was what it might be like to kiss him and experience his passion. But after finding out about her boyfriend's infidelity, she suddenly finds herself free to explore the magic that Angelo offers.
Angelo knew that Jade was the woman he wanted in his life. He also knew that he would be a horrible husband. Marriage was not in the cards for him, but he promised her he would be a generous lover.
Jade wasn’t going to settle for anything less than everything. But no matter how much Angelo wanted to give it to her, he struggled to overcome the pain and hurt of his childhood. He can give in to his desire for Jade, but can he accept her love?
But Jade was made of tougher stuff. She wasn’t going to let Angelo go. After hearing about his past, she understands why he was wary of her love. She just has to convince him that she truly loves him and will for the rest of their lives. Angelo's feelings run deep, and he's used to people following his commands. Will she be able to change his mind and open his heart?
So why was he on her doorstep? Why was he giving up his free time to investigate who was stalking his achingly beautiful ex-lover? No one had ever come close to stirring the same intensity as Amy could with just a touch or a look. But how could he ever trust her?
Amy shivered when Walker showed up in her classroom. She couldn’t believe her eyes, nor could she believe how much her body longed to be with him again. But she couldn't go down that road again. He’d deserted her when she’d needed him the most. He couldn’t be trusted. Never would she put herself in that place where he could hurt her again.
So why was she watching him with painful longing? Why was she letting him help her now?
Enjoy Intimate Secrets - book three in The Love and Danger Series!
When she breaks into Mitch Sargent's company files, he's determined to put the culprit into jail. But when he suspects Claire is the hacker, he's just wants to find out why a blond bombshell would do something so insane.
When he finds out she's trying to find an ex-boyfriend, a man he suspects is not the man she thinks he is, Mitch is determined to find the man and show Claire that his rival is a fraud. He'll then have Claire for himself!
In Claire's mind, it's all about trust. Trusting her instincts, trusting men and trusting Mitch.
Loving a man could be wonderful. Loving a man who loved so many women was dreadful. Rachel Stuart had grown up around Sheik Rais’ farm, starting off as friends and riding the woods with him whenever his official business brought him to Washington, D.C. Being in town only occasionally didn’t stop him from having the best and most beautiful horses and, as Rachel grew up, she learned to love those horses, and the man.
When her love for him became too painful, she had to move away, only visiting her father, the sheik’s horse trainer, when Rais was not there.
Until one day when he arrived earlier than anticipated, causing Rachel’s heart to beat frantically, her body to shiver with both fear and delight as he looked at her with those dark, penetrating eyes. Eyes that were now focused on her, but she refused to be just another in a long line of mistresses.
Sheik Rais Sayyid Tarif Zaman couldn’t believe the beauty who walked into the small cottage. He’d known Rachel all her life and his feelings had changed as well. What had started off as sisterly affection had grown into something much deeper, significantly stronger.
He’d waited years for her to grow up. And had seen her become more beautiful over the years. But now she was an adult and was mature enough to understand his feelings. She tried to fight it, but the attraction that blossomed between them was not to be denied. He would have her in his life, he promised himself. He just had to convince the shy, young beauty to let him love her as she deserved.
Dylan can’t believe that the lovely lady is even trying to ignore her passionate side. She is sensual and funny, intelligent and passionate. And when they touch, they set each other on fire. So why is she running away from such a perfect union?
Now, six years later, Kiera is working for The Thorpe Group. No longer just a promising young student, she has become a sought-after attorney – a rising star. There’s only one problem: can she stand being in such close proximity to Axel Thorpe?
Enjoy His Unexpected Lover - book two in The Thorpe Brothers Series!
Royal obligations be dammed! Sam Montrose was too much! Too arrogant, too irritating, too intelligent....too everything for Princess Marabeth's peace of mind. He would never do for a royal husband despite what everyone thinks!
And oh why does that man always have to be around when she makes a fool of herself?!
Too bad she can't keep herself out of his arms. To make matters worse, his touch only inflames her desire for the man to heights she's terrified of investigating.
Trapped - and it was all her fault!
Alea Al-Basiri is trapped, irrevocably and unmercifully, when she finds out that her one and only night of incredible passion is with her family's sworn enemy, Rashid Bin Faisar, King of Ibel.
Getting away from him had been easy, the first time. But when his web closes around her, she finds that she is bound by law to marry the man who has waged war against her country for more than a decade. She's horrified that she's now facing a loveless political marriage - a scenario she's fought against her whole life.
Rashid is astonished to find the young beauty not only intelligent and stubborn, but also his perfect mate. Curbing that stubbornness will be his challenge - a task he's more than willing to accept.
Unfortunately, Alea's heart has already fallen for the strong, handsome and vastly intelligent man. She loves everything about him - his compassion and strength as well as his love of his country. How can she get him to accept her love, and love her as well?
What she doesn’t anticipate is finding “Jack” along the way. A simple handyman, he makes her laugh and sigh with pleasure. He makes her forget her goals. But with his meager lifestyle, Jack cannot be in her future.
Emerson Jackson Watson spies the lovely Rachel coming around the corner in her sexy, red heels. And he promises himself that he is going to have her. Unfortunately, the lovely Rachel is looking for the other side of him – the side he doesn’t want to show her. She wants Emerson – the debonair wizard of Wall Street – when he knows what she really needs is Jack – the down-to-earth jack of all trades.
How can he show her that the life she thinks she wants isn’t what she needs? That she needs him…
Kallista couldn’t believe what Hector Christophe was suggesting. He wanted to marry her? But they barely knew each other! They’d exchanged possibly three or four sentences over the past several years, and now he was suggesting that they marry to save her father’s business. Only Hector had the resources, but Kallista’s father wouldn’t accept help from anyone but family. Hector’s solution? Become part of Kallista’s family.
She didn’t understand him – he was kind and considerate one moment, then grouchy and insulting the next. So how could his touch send sparks of electricity through her body? Why does his kiss make her forget everything? How could she fall in love with such a mercurial man?
Hector knew he didn’t deserve Kallista. She was sweet and pure, intelligent and witty. He’d grown up an orphan, survived on the streets by stealing for his next meal and slept in places others had abandoned. If it weren’t for Kallista’s father, he might still be stealing but the man had picked Hector up and cleaned him up, given him hope and urged him to become something. Now he had the power and wealth to pay her father back but the only way he could do that was by marrying his daughter.
Falling in love with Kallista had been the last thing he’d wanted to do. But she got under his skin, wove through his defenses and he’d been no match for her smile or kindness.
Michael Attracelli is too fascinated by Darcy Madison's legs to pay attention to her proposal. He finds that he can't stop thinking about the workaholic woman and is determined to show her that there's more to life than work. Mainly his bed and the passion that ignites anytime they are close.
Darcy has grown up in a world where education, achievement and striving for perfection are the main focus of each day. Michael, who loves laughing and doing dangerous activities, shows Darcy that there can be more to life that just work - and she wants him to be one of those things. But can she trust him enough to take care of hear heart?
Conservative and serious Carlo Attracelli vows he’ll never fall into the gentle grip of love. Then he meets the outrageously dressed and shockingly outspoken Kate Avril and all of his previous priorities and carefully laid plans are blown away.
Kate is torn between her loyalty to Jamison’s, which helped her mother after her father left them, and the devastatingly attractive Carlo who is out to assimilate Jamison’s into the faceless ATI conglomerate. To Kate, he is the enemy, albeit the most handsome enemy she’d ever had the privilege to meet.
In the midst of their struggle, Kate discovers that the current owner of Jamison’s, whose motives she thought were pure, is in fact the true enemy. He is involved in stock manipulation and is trying to embarrass Carlo and steal millions from ATI. In a flash, her righteous indignation finds a new target and her loyalty, and her love, belong to Carlo.
At eighteen, Sierra Berutelli watched in disappointment as the man of her dreams walked into her father's office. Despite his striking good looks, she knew that if he was connected to her father, he couldn't be the man for her. But then that disappointment changed to horror when she realized that her father had tried to kill the dashing stranger.
Rushing the battered man to the hospital, she did everything in her power to save him. She was relieved that he wasn't working with father, but she knew she could never have a future with the handsome stranger if he knew she was related to Joe Berutelli.
Now, six years later, after changing her last name and breaking off all ties with her father and his friends, Sierra came face to face with the man. He looked even more amazing, but she had to stay away from him. He was dangerous and she knew he would hate her if he ever found out she was the daughter of the man who almost killed him.
Drake Harrison couldn't believe how perfect Sierra was. After searching so many years for the woman who had been by his side in the hospital, trying to discover her identity, he was ready to give up that dream girl because the real Sierra was so much more enticing, his ideal match. He didn't understand how she could be warm, passionate, and yielding to his embrace one moment, then pulling back in fear the next. But he was determined to discover all of Sierra's secrets.
Greek tycoon Nikolai Andretti is out for revenge. Four years ago, Tabitha MacComber made a fool of him. Now he has gained controlling interest in her family’s business. He makes a deal with her: if she becomes his mistress, he won’t sell off the factory and put all the families in the village out of work.
Tabitha remembers Nik and the painful past they share. She fell in love with him, only to have him tear her heart apart with lies. Now he’s back and she can’t find another way to save all the people who depend on her. But she also finds things about Nik that she wasn’t prepared to discover. And she realizes that she’s still in love with him.
Although he isn’t able to respond in kind, Antonio feels far more than he would like when the lovely Andie professes her love for him. He knows that he wants to protect her, that he doesn’t want her to leave him, but he isn’t ready to be that vulnerable again. Her departure leaves him empty, until one day she shows up at his office, scared, too thin, still painfully beautiful…and pregnant. This time around, he is determined to keep her with him. He doesn’t know what he feels, but he knows that he can’t live without her.
Detective Brock Transom eyed Nina Jansen across her desk. In the short span of time since the body of her boss had been found, he’d picked up a number of interesting insights. Some had been freely given – from the crime scene techs and medical examiner, as expected. Others had come, knowingly or unintentionally, from the man’s coworkers, including the beautiful brunette in front of him. Two things about her were clear: she had strong negative feelings about the deceased, and she was hiding something. His challenge was going to be to separate his investigative instincts from the compelling attraction he felt for this woman.
Nina felt like she was on a roller coaster. In the dark. Going backwards. Since the day began, she had been unexpectedly jerked up, down, and sideways. The big “drop from the ride’s peak” being the revelation that her lecherous creep of a boss had been murdered! Now, the detective whose presence had so electrified her as the police screened arriving employees was questioning her with more than a casual interest. His inquiries about her boss were easy – she had detested the man, but she certainly hadn’t killed him! But accounting for her time outside the office could expose activities that she wasn’t ready to reveal. Now – how to remove herself from suspicion when Detective Transom’s mere touch made her stomach flutter and her heartbeat race?
Enjoy Intimate Caresses - book two in The Love and Danger Series!
The problem is: she hates to steal, lie, and cheat. Her father is disappointed in her because she refuses to help him. Despite this tension, she’s perfectly happy living a normal life as an accountant. Well, except for the occasional need for the adrenaline rush. Cricket admits it - she’s an adrenaline junkie. Even if her big “scores” are only ball point pens and occasional pranks on her boss just to irritate him. But in her defense, he’s a supremely bad boss.
When one of Ryker’s clients vents about someone repeatedly breaking into his office and shows him the surveillance footage, Ryker immediately recognizes the woman’s figure. He should – he’s been watching that lovely form walk into the building every morning! When he accepts the assignment of his client to help track down the culprit, he has a fantastic time “apprehending” the beautiful cat burglar/accountant.
Enjoy His Secretive Lover - the third book in the Thorpe Brothers series!
What he hadn’t anticipated was being intensely attracted to the woman he’d emotionlessly selected. Nor had he anticipated actually respecting and admiring her. These were things that he wanted for his mistress, but did not need in his wife – until he met Eva. And then he wanted all of her. He loved her smiles, her lush figure and her enchanting sense of humor.
And he especially loved the way she fought him every step of the way. He found that winning her over was more of a challenge than he expected, but each victory was cherished more because it had been so difficult to win.
Eva couldn’t believe that a man would simply hire a firm to select a wife but Damon was the most emotionless, horrible, arrogant and reprehensible man she’d ever met. Unfortunately, he was also the only man who made her heart pound simply by a glance across the room, or by just a touch of his warm, strong fingers.
How could she feel so much for a man so irritating? Then she discovered that the man had his softer side too. As she fought him over every detail, she also learned that the man wasn’t as cold as he wanted everyone to think he was. He was kind and gentle, sweet and caring.
And she was falling in love with a man she’d originally thought was the devil.
Dana Miller wanted anonymity, invisibility and security. She'd given up ambition and excitement a year ago when she'd witnessed a murder. Now she was running from men who were trying to keep her from testifying. Finding a job inside the palace of the Sheik of Odar was perfect! No one associated with any criminal enterprises could get onto the palace grounds.
She'd assumed working in the palace would keep her safe, but that was before Sheik Hassan Bin Faisir-Al-Takar promoted her to his executive assistant. She lost her anonymity, her security and her heart to the dynamic sheik who turned her world upside down.
Hassan had never met anyone as independent and spirited, not to mention beautiful, lush and opinionated as the ever cheerful Dana Miller. Everything about her was the opposite of what he expected, including her job interview where she tried to convince him that she would be a terrible person for the job.
How could he not fall for someone like that? He just needed to find out what she was hiding!
Mitch is blown away by Adriana. His attraction to her can no longer be ignored, and he senses that she feels it too. He finally breaks down her defenses, countering all of her arguments about why they shouldn't be together and showing her, in great detail, how incredible they are together. So why does she become so angry when he tells her he won’t share her with anyone else?
Zoe can't believe her eyes when she opens the monthly envelope containing her bank statement. All her money, everything she needed to pay her vendors, her staff and suppliers, was gone. The negative balance simply couldn't be accurate!
After a visit to her bank, her absent accountant and finally the police, she accepted the fact that she'd been robbed.
The only person she knows who can help her get through this mess is the one man she'd been trying to forget for ten years! They'd shared one kiss all that time ago and no man had ever been able to generate the same sense of excitement. Unfortunately, he'd walked away the day after that mind-boggling kiss, flirting with another woman and laughing as she watched in painful silence.
Marco DiAngelo had to earn Zoe's trust. He'd hurt her ten years ago, but it had been for her safety. His father, a Mafia boss, was still trying to drag him into the family business and didn't mind hurting Zoe, the only woman he'd ever cared about, to accomplish that goal. Now she needed his help, and he was going to use everything he had at his disposal to regain her trust and show her how good they could be together.
When she sees Zayn again six years later, she is determined not to be blinded by his overwhelming presence again. She can’t trust him this time. Unfortunately, nor can she ignore the fiery passion that seems to flare up whenever Zayn comes close to her. She’s a fighter, though. And she won’t give in to that passion like she did the last time he swooped into her life. She is stronger, she can push him away. Can’t she?
Zayn can’t believe he’s finally found Ella again! An emergency took him away from her years ago and she disappeared. But this time, he won’t lose her! When he discovers that he also has a five year old son, Zayn is thrilled, eager to bring both of them back to his country.
He doesn’t understand Ella’s resistance to him. Gone is the soft, vivacious woman he remembers holding in his arms. But this Ella is even more beautiful, more lush and sensuous. And he refuses to believe that what they felt for each other the last time can’t be revived. He won’t lose her a second time! He can’t!
Freedom, and love, can be quite addictive. But what to do about the engagement to a man she loathes versus the man she's fallen in love with?
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house.
But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades.
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees.
Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian’s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity. And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past.
Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to make Ana’s deepest fears turn to reality.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
This bundle includes the following novels:
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man, and Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian’s secrets and explores her own desires.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER: Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets and singular tastes, Ana has broken off their relationship to start a new career. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and while Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Ana is forced to make the most important decision of her life.
FIFTY SHADES FREED: Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to turn Ana’s deepest fears into reality.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world.
Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.
Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction...my every desire...mine.
My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful...except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity.
We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...
Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness...
He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...
Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds…and desires.
The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn’t tear us apart...
The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University’s Walking One-Night Stand.
Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby wants—and needs—to avoid. He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight ring, and his days as the ultimate college campus charmer. Intrigued by Abby’s resistance to his appeal, Travis tricks her into his daily life with a simple bet. If he loses, he must remain abstinent for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis’s apartment for the same amount of time. Either way, Travis has no idea that he has met his match.
From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn’t resist. I also saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside—so much like my own. I was drawn to it. I needed him as surely as I needed my heart to beat.
No one knows how much he risked for me. How much I’d been threatened, or just how dark and desperate the shadow of our pasts would become.
Entwined by our secrets, we tried to defy the odds. We made our own rules and surrendered completely to the exquisite power of possession...
Gideon calls me his angel, but he’s the miracle in my life. My gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay my demons while refusing to face his own.
The vows we'd exchanged should have bound us tighter than blood and flesh. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. I felt him slipping from my grasp, my greatest fears becoming my reality, my love tested in ways I wasn’t sure I was strong enough to bear.
At the brightest time in our lives, the darkness of his past encroached and threatened everything we’d worked so hard for. We faced a terrible choice: the familiar safety of the lives we’d had before each other or the fight for a future that suddenly seemed an impossible and hopeless dream...