When girl next door Beth Rogers pounded on Detective Kevin Grove's door in the middle of the night, she awakened not only the cop, but also the die-hard protector. His spunky neighbor had uncovered scandalous secrets about a murder and someone was threatening to silence her…permanently.
After one heartbreak too many, Kevin was ready to call it quits. With his brawn and tough-guy looks, no woman had been able to see the caring soul that lurked beneath. But with one look into Beth's frightened eyes, the true-blue hero couldn't turn her away. Now, with every step leading them closer to danger, the safest place was in each other's arms.
A ruthless killer…an expectant mother…one determined cop.
Rafe Delgado had been there for Josie Nichols her entire life. So when he turned to her one night, emotionally drained thanks to a heartbreaking case, her longtime crush on the brooding cop reached a whole new level. But afterward, Rafe went back to being untouchable and Josie didn't know how to break through his shell…even to tell him she was pregnant.
Everything Rafe did was by the book and so his moment of weakness could never be repeated. He didn't deserve someone like Josie.even if it was a daily struggle to keep his hands off her. But learning she could ID a cold–blooded killer changed everything. Now she was in his protective custody and caring about her only made his job harder. And learning about his unborn child made it nearly impossible.
Kansas City Hero
Scarred inside and out by a past he can't remember, Jake Lonergan doesn't know if he's a heroic undercover DEA agent or the hit man who killed him and assumed his identity. While he is determined to remain in the shadows, it's Robin Carter and her baby girl who force him back into the light. When the gorgeous single mom is attacked, Jake comes to her rescue…and finds it impossible to walk away from this fragile little family. Now, with a dangerous stalker determined to get his hands on the only woman who got away, protecting Robin and her daughter becomes Jake's priority. But with his memories still in question, Jake fears what will happen when the bad guy comes calling. Can he prove he's the good guy Robin is convinced he must be?
SWAT team member Miranda Murdock can't bake, or get a three-year-old to eat. But she can shoot the wings off a fl y. Which is why she's protecting millionaire Quinn Gallagher's daughter. But the little girl is soon tugging at Miranda's heartstrings. And Quinn is doing other things to her—exciting, forbidden, bedroom things—making her job riskier each day.…
Quinn is determined to find the killer threatening his daughter's life. Despite the danger, he wants Miranda with shocking intensity. The elite cop is a puzzle he can't figure out, and desire between them builds with each heartbeat. Yet with New Year's Eve and the killer's deadline approaching, even a single kiss could spell disaster.…
Maggie Wheeler never stopped looking over her shoulder. It was a habit she'd learned from being a cop…and from a devastating event in her past. So when John Murdock moved in next door, Maggie didn't know what to make of the sexy marine. But once her son formed a bond with the mysterious stranger, Maggie knew that past might not remain hidden much longer….
With his unwavering sense of duty, John would never let a call for help go unanswered. Especially from the beautiful wounded warrior who refused to give up her secrets. Although she likely knew more about who was after her than she'd ever let on, John vowed to protect those in need. Only then could he find peace, maybe even a door away.…
Mitch Taylor had faith in his gun, his badge and his years of experience. But he knew society gal Casey Maynard was trouble, and protecting her would be hell. Twenty years on the force had toned Mitch’s body and honed his senses-keeping Casey safe from her stalker wasn’t the issue. Keeping himself from falling for her was. She’d been alone, scared for so long. But in Mitch’s arms Casey felt things she thought she’d lost forever: safety, trust…passion. She needed him there as a cop, to serve and protect. But she wanted him there as a man, to give her something worth living for….
As the lone surviving victim who can put her attacker away in prison, heiress Bailey Austin becomes the key to the D.A.'s case against a notorious criminal. As lead detective, Spencer Montgomery must prep her for trial. But he becomes her personal protector when she starts receiving terrifying "gifts" meant to scare her away from testifying.
Spencer is a cop on the fast track to making captain one day, if he can keep his emotions in check. But as the stalker's threats escalate, he can't deny that Bailey has thawed his icy heart. Her courage touches him in ways no other woman has, and reminds him that she's more important to him than any investigation.
PRIVATE S.W.A.T. TAKEOVER
Holden Kincaid is KCPD's number one sharpshooter, and he wants answers regarding his father's murder. He's denied access to their irresistible material witness…until her safety is compromised. The police are determined to keep her traumatic amnesia a secret, so there's only one solution: Holden takes Liza Parrish into his very personal custody.
S.W.A.T. Captain Michael Cutler can't keep his mind off Jillian Masterson, who has come to him for protection from an obsessive stalker. Michael isn't looking for love, especially with someone younger. But their chemistry is undeniable. As the stalker's threats intensify, Michael knows he'll go to any lengths to bring him down…and keep Jillian safe.
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR JULIE MILLER'S THE PRECINCT: TASK FORCE SERIES HEATS UP WHEN A PLAIN JANE AND AN EXPERIENCED COP POSE AS AN ENGAGED COUPLE.
Something about Hope Lockhart fascinated Officer Pike Taylor. The cop and his canine companion had been patrolling the neighborhood around Hope's bridal shop for months, trying to capture the criminal who targeted her. Was it the way she hid her voluptuous beauty beneath a plain Jane exterior?
Hope bore the scars of a troubling past. And despite a profession steeped in romance, she'd never known the love of a man. But when Pike is assigned to protect her by posing as her live-in fiancé, his tenderness may give Hope the courage to open her heart for the very first time.
SWAT Captain Michael Cutler's pulse was racing. He should have been thinking about the intense hostage crisis he'd just diffused. But he couldn't keep his mind off of her—Jillian Masterson, the leggy brunette who had come to him for protection from an obsessive stalker. He certainly hadn't been looking for love, especially with someone fifteen years his junior. But their chemistry was undeniable. As the stalker's threats intensified, Michael knew he'd go to any lengths to bring him down. Even if that entailed giving Jillian some very personal security….
With his life bleeding out from bullet wounds and a car crash, Charles Nash's best option is to kidnap the innocent nurse who stops to help him. At gunpoint, the jaded DEA undercover agent offers Teresa Rodriguez a desperate deal: if she keeps him alive long enough to find out who's blown his cover and set him up to die, she'll be home for Christmas.
As the two go on the run from an unknown killer, the Good Samaritan gives Nash a bad case of unprofessional desire. He's drawn to the sexy little spitfire for her bravery, boldness and attitude. But how can he count on kissing her under the mistletoe when so many enemies are working to ensure they don't make it to the holidays?
This Christmas, the McCabe brothers are coming home to Texas…
Virgil by USA TODAY bestselling author Julie Miller
Detective Virgil "Bull" McCabe hadn't been back on the J-Bar-J Ranch in more than a decade. What he finds is his family in turmoil and his childhood friend, Tracy Cobb, all grown up…and more beautiful than ever.
Morgan by Dana Marton
It took a lot to bring ex-soldier Morgan McCabe home. But when his brothers sent out a call for help, that was all the incentive he needed. Once there, though, it's his former flame, Dakota Dayton, and her toddler son who might just convince him to stay.
Wyatt by Paula Graves
Sheriff Wyatt McCabe has faced a lot of criminals, but none as ruthless as the one holding his sister hostage. Now, forced to work with Elena Vargas, Wyatt has to ensure his family's safety without giving in to his burning attraction to the gorgeous agent.
His only job was to protect her—not to get her into bed
When his coinvestigator was attacked just moments after Detective Nick Fensom left the scene, he swore he'd never let her get hurt again. Thanks to their tense relationship, criminologist Annie Hermann wasn't happy to have Nick as her newly appointed protector. And although Nick couldn't blame her, being together 24/7 caused him to see Annie in a whole new light. Before long, he couldn't stop picturing the beautiful brunette wrapped up in his arms—and in his sheets. But allowing unfamiliar feelings to get in the way of the job was completely unprofessional…especially once Annie discovered the evidence that could cost her her life.
Six years ago Rosie March's fiancé was murdered. Now someone is stalking her, intent on stopping her memories of the murder from being revealed. And Detective Max Krolikowski, her protector, only wants her alive for the truth she might be hiding.
But Max is hiding his own secrets, such as the acute PTSD the ex-solder lives with. As part of Kansas City's Cold Case Squad, the officer's work should have been simply investigative. But with his potential key witness's life jeopardized, he must keep her safe at any cost. And keep himself from falling for a woman who could be a true innocent…or a killer waiting to strike again.
Paramedic Nate Kellison is as solid as a rock--and just as stubborn. And to his way of thinking, volunteer firefighter Jolene Angel has more guts than sense. She's a new widow, pregnant--and racing ahead of the storm on a string of dangerous rescues. But when the hurricane hits, Nate and Jolene are forced to take shelter on her ranch. And Nate realizes how much Jolene needs him...to take care of her.
Liza Parrish was nobody special—until she witnessed a murder that had the entire police department reeling. Only traumatic amnesia kept her from remembering the killer's identity. With the city's finest at her disposal, she needed the bravest man to provide top-notch protection.
Holden Kincaid was KCPD's number one sharpshooter, and he was desperate for answers regarding his father's murder. Unfortunately, being so close to the case, he was denied access to their irresistible material witness…until the security of her whereabouts was compromised. Taking Liza into his very personal custody would definitely keep her safe—from everyone but himself.
It had always been Mac and Jenny…
Their marriage had been forged by shared dreams, including raising babies on their Texas ranch, and shared troubles—those haunting Mac, the town sheriff. But they'd never doubted they'd be together. Then Mac was killed.
But five years later, when new rumblings of an old problem stir along the border, into town rides Matt Dawson. His rugged face and gentle hands reach a place in Jenny only Mac knew. Who is this man, and why does something in Jenny welcome him home?
When did plain, mousy personal assistant Brooke Hanford sprout miles of long, smooth, creamy legs? And more important, why did Detective Atticus Kincaid suddenly notice? Their relationship had always been the "good friend" variety. But now Brooke was in his thoughts and under his skin. The fact that she was receiving unwanted male attention in the form of some creep's anonymous psychological terror brought out all of Atticus's protective instincts.
Now Brooke found herself virtually surrounded by the badge and broad shoulders of Atticus. Her awkward affection for him erupted into a raw need that she'd never known. But would the fuel of newfound passion ignite a killer's revenge…?
After several years, investigative reporter Rebecca Page was fi nally getting her chance to uncover the truth behind her father's death—if she could swing Seth to her side.
There was no debating that Seth ignited her temper, along with something else at her core. He said he was no longer a cop, though Rebecca suspected there was more to Seth than met the eye. And awaiting them was a deadly secret that KC's most ruthless criminal minds will do anything to keep buried deep forever.
As the Kansas City Police Department's archenemy, reporter Gabriel Knight never expected to need its help. But the sexy journalist suspects the death of a politician's aide will shed light on the long-unsolved murder of his fiancée. He demands to team up with tough, beautiful detective Olivia Watson. Sharing a mutual distrust—and a disturbingly mutual attraction—Gabe and Olivia discover that someone's working hard to keep old secrets buried and stop their investigation dead. But as they come closer to the truth they edge closer to each other. Until now, neither has had room in their lives—or hearts—for a relationship. Yet all that could change…if Gabe can prevent them from becoming tomorrow's headline.
His protection instincts on high alert, KCPD detective Trent Dixon knew something was wrong with Katie Rinaldi. The special investigator had obviously uncovered a dangerous piece of evidence while looking into a cold case. So dangerous, in fact, that the single mother's life was now in jeopardy. But as much as Trent told himself he was keeping tabs on Katie and her young son as part of his job, he couldn't ignore the very real feelings he had for her. Still, as a professional, he was bound to the badge and would give Katie all the security she deserved. And not give in to the attraction he was having trouble containing…
There was no way Deputy Commissioner George Madigan was going to let his beautiful assistant fall prey to a stalker. Because Elise Brown wasn't just another employee. Her vulnerable blue eyes triggered all of George's protective instincts…and now her life was in jeopardy.
Working together almost 24/7 to bring the perp to justice—and sharing kisses passionate enough to ignite a Kansas City heat wave—George and Elise had forged the kind of partnership that could keep her out of harm's way and potentially lead to happily ever after.
Until a deadly tornado struck and Elise was taken hostage….
Beloved authors Kasey Michaels, Gayle Wilson and Lyn Stone join forces with three breathtaking tales bound to sweep you into the Regency world of rakes, rogues and romance!
"In His Lordship's Bed" by Kasey Michaels
In a twist of fate, an innocent young lady and a handsome rogue were caught in bed together. But before their unavoidable marriage could begin, they found themselves facing an altogether unexpected challenge...love!
"Prisoner of the Tower" by Gayle Wilson
After twelve long years, a widow and a jaded earl were reunited against all odds. But as the past threatened to destroy their newfound happiness, would love be enough to save this battle-scarred man from a lifetime of loneliness?
"Word of a Gentleman" by Lyn Stone
In order to collect her inheritance, a daring debutante needed a husband. Could she convince her childhood sweetheart--now a penniless ex-soldier--to elope with her in exchange for a share of her fortune?
Like all clichés, this one is true at its core. Racked with grief over her son Danny's brutal death, Sarah Patterson steels herself to take revenge on his murderer. When detective Mac Donovan stops her from shooting Samuel Tate on the courthouse steps, he risks his career--and the case against Tate--to protect her.
With a serial child-killer walking free, New Orleans is taut with anticipation of his next savage crime and the police and FBI are helpless. But Tate has developed a sick fascination with Sarah Patterson--and he'll kill to keep her attention. With Mac's help, Sarah positions herself at the center of a dangerous operation designed to stop Tate for good.
Nothing can bring Danny back...but Sarah is hell-bent on ensuring no mother suffers as she has at the hands of Samuel Tate.
Ten years ago quiet heiress Charlotte Maywether was abducted and held for ransom…but when she was targeted a second time, SWAT officer Trip Jones vowed to protect her. The damaged beauty was slow to trust, but even she couldn't deny the tender bond forming between her and her handsome bodyguard. Trip was determined to keep Charlotte alive and help her face her life-altering fears. But with a serial killer on the loose and Charlotte willing to play bait, it would take every skill he had to keep his beautiful ward from facing dire consequences….
Trouble has a way of finding me. This time I'm hunting it down—bartending at After Dark, Kansas City's most exclusive gentleman's club. It's a world I've tried hard to escape. But the plush interior and secluded booths are a front for an illegal sex ring, tied to my sister's disappearance. And before I can locate Megan, I have to get past big, sexy Josiah Kemp.
The usual tricks—flirty smiles, subtle touches—don't seem to be working on Josiah. Something in his dark gaze says he knows my secrets…and has a few of his own. Learning he's an undercover cop posing as a bouncer complicates things, but he's the kind of man you want on your side—and everywhere else. With his help, I know I can get answers. Even if it takes a few rounds between the sheets to get them.
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Kansas City had no better guardian than Sawyer Kincaid. The decorated police officer had a family legacy to uphold and a reputation that none could rival. Until one distress call ignited the most personal case of his career.…
He'd saved Melissa Teague's life once—long before she had a son. The boy would be safe with Sawyer, but she wasn't so sure how she could bear his presence again, not when their feelings endangered them both. A man that powerful— however gentle—scared her, no matter how right Sawyer fi t. But this time her protector would not walk away, not with his family's lives on the line. This was his sworn duty.
For the past six months, hardened Phoenix agent Ethan Snow had been pursuing a powerful secret organization with ties to terrorism. At a dead end, he sought help from Raine McAllister, a sculptor who'd worked with the CIA as a special profiler. Though skeptical of Raine's so-called gift, Ethan couldn't deny the immediate attraction between them.
Unknown to either of them, the mystery Ethan and Raine were attempting to unravel had its roots in Raine's repressed childhood memory of a brutal murder. Now, as they stirred waters long still, they found themselves plunged headfirst into danger. Would they uncover the horrors of Raine's past in time, or would the killer's next strike be fatal?
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It had been more than ten years since tracker Ethan Bia had seen the woman who'd loved him and left him with no explanation. FBI agent Joanna Rhodes was as beautiful and secretive as ever, but insisted on keeping their past—and their passion—where it belonged. Ethan knew tracking an elusive killer through the mountains was their assignment, but his need for answers was as tempting as his urge to touch Joanna. Unfortunately, resisting both was crucial to surviving this mission. A mission that would determine how long Joanna stuck around once it was over….
Turns out inexperienced Tess wants to explore her sexual side. Travis is happy to comply--she's incredibly desirable and doesn't even know it. But when a fellow marine sets his sights on Travis's new recruit, he realizes that sexually liberating Tess may have been a tactical error. And he'll need all his seductive skills to make sure she's signing up for a permanent post in his bed--and no one else's!
For small-town sheriff Boone Harrison, the investigation into a serial rapist turned killer is painfully personal. Boone's priority is to find the coward who murdered his sister. But to accomplish that, he'll have to work with Dr. Kate Kilpatrick, a secretive woman whose striking beauty and kind heart just may be the lawman's undoing….
Forensic psychologist Kate Kilpatrick was wrong about Sheriff Harrison. He's smarter and more resourceful than she'd given him credit for—and entirely too attractive. In their combined grief, Kate finds something she didn't even know she needed: protection. Because when the Rose Red Rapist sets his sights on Kate, she'll need more than the power of the badge to save her. She'll need her very own cowboy.
A wounded warrior was facing the toughest mission of his life
The battlefield had taught Jake Underwood just how much could be lost in a single moment. So when he returned home, scarred and grieving for those he'd left behind, the last thing he needed was to be responsible for another person's life. Especially that of a missing little girl. But one look in police chief Eden Reddick's tear-fi lled eyes and Jake couldn't help but feel her frustration…and share her pain. Jake knew Eden was grateful for whatever investigative skills he could offer— until he uncovered a connection to her mysterious past. Now, as a heartbreaking case turned even more personal when Eden became a target, Jake realized that all he'd lost in his past was nothing compared with just how much he had to lose now…
Legendary detective Black Jack Riley likes fast cars and faster women. But he's a man on a mission: going undercover at the Dahlia Speedway to avenge a friend.
Enter sexy, unpredictable young mechanic Alexandra Morgan. She's delicious trouble, with a capital T! She's also key to his success…
…if Jack can keep her from blowing his cover.
Their thrilling rides between the sheets are a sweet bonus. Yet no matter how hard and hot Alex revs his motor, vengeance drives Jack. If he loses control, he loses the case.
And even the raciest sex of his life isn't worth that….
Called in the night to transcribe the bedridden confession of a dying man, federal agent Rae Phillips lost her heart to a voice in the darkness, a hero whose face she never saw…
What secrets did she keep?
Two years later, everyone from that night had disappeared, and Rae is hostage to a captor as mysterious as he is seductive. A man whose face remains in shadow but whose voice is hauntingly familiar… His titillating touch gives Rae one choice: Betray everything she believes in…or her heart.
Three men with secret identities and hidden agendas—sworn to protect and tamed by love.
Secret Agent Jordan Cross had a new chance, and a new face. But if he no longer recognized the man in the mirror, some relentless enemies—and one small family—did.
Three years ago, Kathleen Sorrel's husband vanished, leaving her and their two babies on the run, with danger dogging their every step.
Now the man she'd married was back—or was he? His eyes promised the love and protection he had once denied her. Her heart asked the most urgent of questions—was she a fool to believe her husband? Or a fool to believe this was her husband?
Cloistered in a remote boarding school, Anne Darlington had grown up never knowing any other life. Until fate thrust her into the strong arms of Ian Sinclair, a tortured nobleman whose secret connection to her father threatened her unspoken dream that Ian would someday return her love…and become her perfect husband.
Judge Thorne Barrington was a survivor…the only living victim of serial bomber Jack the Tripper. He'd even survived Jack's real curse—advance warning of bombings he could not prevent. But survival had its price. Once the darling of debutantes and the crowned prince of the society pages, Barrington had vanished from the public eye.
Driven by a need she told herself was professional curiosity, Kate August delved into the mystery of Thorne Barrington. But for reasons more elusive—and far more personal—she followed him into the darkness, determined to find the heart of the mystery…and the man.
Battle scarred and jaded from the Peninsular War, soldier Rhys Morgan is in the market for a bride. But the simpering debutantes on the Marriage Mart don't rouse his interest—let alone fire his blood….
Whereas dark-haired, dark-eyed Romany beauty Nadya Argentari has a strength and passion to match his own. If he took her as his mistress, no one would blink an eye. But if Major the Honorable Rhys Morgan were to marry her…it would be the scandal of the year!
What really went on in the marriage bed of Lady Madelyn Fairchild and Jean-Luc Gavereau? For a celebrated beauty of the ton could never have gone willingly into the arms of a common gambler scarred in body and soul!
Madelyn had looked beyond the fire-ravaged visage Jean-Luc wore like a badge of defiance and had seen her salvation. A true lover who swore he would vanquish the ghosts of her past, even as she vowed to sacrifice everything to safeguard his future…!
"Another triumph for Gayle Wilson."—Affaire de Coeur
She'd borne the duke of Vail a child and was determined that no one—not even the noble love of her life himself—would ever uncover the truth.
Afire with the passion of youth, Nick Stanton had lain with Mary Winters. Now, scarred by warfare in mind and body, he feared he'd be no fit husband to his beloved—or father to the son now claimed by another man, a man whose one desire was to wreak vengeance on them all!
The Few. The Proud. The Married.
U.S. Marine Zachariah Clark spent his last furlough between the sheets with voluptuous socialite Becky Owens—a steamy week he never wanted to end. So he proposed. They secretly said their "I do's" and Zachariah shipped out on an eighteen-month tour.
Stateside again—nursing serious war wounds—Zach begins a tough new mission: getting to know his bride. In the bedroom things are perfect, but outside, Zach has plenty to learn about Becky, a steely divorce attorney who's as fierce a warrior in her own way as he is. The question is: who's giving the orders now?
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Undercover agent Nick Deandro lost more than his vision when a shotgun blast shattered his life. Only he and the woman he loved knew the promises they'd just made: rings, babies, mortgages. Now he'd forgotten them all. Her name, her face…all but her touch.
And he'd never known about the child
Abby Sterling needed a rest. They promised her watching Nick would be just that—a safe job. But not for Abby. Because how could she protect Nick, stand close, when between them lay all that he'd forgotten? Every kiss. Every promise…and her growing secret.
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KANSAS CITY SECRETS
The Precinct: Cold Case
by Julie Miller
With his potential key witness's life jeopardized, detective Max Krolikowski must keep Rosie March safe—and keep himself from falling for a woman who could be a true innocent…or a killer waiting to strike again.
THE PREGNANCY PLOT
Brothers in Arms: Retribution
by Carol Ericson
Assigned to protect Nina Moore and her unborn child, special ops agent Jase Bennett poses as her fiancé. But when the charade begins to feel all too real, Jase will need to risk everything to keep them safe…
The Ranger Brigade
by Cindi Myers
Ranger Rand Knightbridge reluctantly offers to lead Sophie Montgomery on her search for her missing sister. As the mission brings them closer, ensuring a happy ending for Sophie is the only outcome he'll allow…
KANSAS CITY CONFESSIONS
The Precinct: Cold Case
by Julie Miller
Katie Rinaldi's son wants a dad for Christmas—and KCPD detective Trent Dixon is at the top of his list. But a criminal mastermind may destroy all of them before Katie and Trent can put their pasts behind them and come together as a family…
Return to Ravesville
by Beverly Long
Former navy SEAL Cal Hollister has vowed to protect the amnesiac bride he calls Stormy, but can he solve the mystery of her past before the terrorists chasing her can enact their plot to kill thousands?
The Brothers of Hastings Ridge Ranch
by Alice Sharpe
When Lily Kirk's son is abducted, rancher Chance Hastings goes undercover to return him home safe. But once the boy is back in his mother's arms, can Chance convince Lily they belong on his ranch—forever?
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Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Intrigue!
Suddenly, too vividly, Sarah remembered the night he had first asked her to dance. The London ballroom had been overcrowded, its heat stifling. Justin had been wearing his uniform, the handsome regimentals setting off the perfection of his strong body and his still-boyish face. She had thought then that there was no man more handsome in the room. She had stepped willingly into his arms, and when the music had begun, she had drifted, following his lead. They had moved together without conscious thought. As if the two of them had been created to dance together….
Would they ever do that again…?
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The Precinct: Bachelors in Blue
by Julie Miller
Social worker Lucy McKane will do whatever it takes to protect the infant boy entrusted to her care. The sexy ME next door may be clueless about her feelings for him, but Niall Watson's the only one who can keep them safe.
Return to Ravesville
by Beverly Long
Rafe Roper "died" to protect his wife, Trish, from the criminals he was pursuing. But when Trish's life is put on the line, Rafe has no choice but to expose his lie and hope they don't both wind up dead—for real.
by Jenna Kernan
Apache tribal council member Clyne Cosen needs the FBI's protection. But his custody battle with his personal bodyguard, Agent Cassidy Walker, muddles the line between personal and professional…
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After a near-fatal shootout at his sister's wedding, third-generation lawman Niall Watson comes home to a baby in distress. The abandoned newborn in his neighbor's apartment sends the Kansas City PD criminologist into rescue mode once again.
Social worker Lucy McKane will do whatever it takes to protect the infant boy entrusted to her care. The tall, sexy ME next door may be clueless about her feelings for him, but Niall's the only one who can keep them safe. As a vengeful killer targets them, desire draws Lucy and Niall dangerously closer. Together, can they find justice and safeguard their newly created family?
IT WASN'T OVER YET
Susan Chandler's husband vanished without a trace…along with their one-year-old daughter. Now, seven years later, their car has been pulled from a river in some backwater Mississippi town, along with the body of her husband and an empty baby seat. The local sheriff is calling it an accident, but for Susan, things just don't add up.
Major Jeb Bedford has one thing on his mind—to get his body back into working order and rejoin his Delta Force team ASAP. But Susan Chandler's quiet desperation echoes his own struggles. And somehow, protecting Susan and helping her discover the truth becomes more important than anything…
Convinced the house is haunted, Blythe researches the town's history and discovers that a little girl had been brutally murdered in the area twenty-five years ago. Could there be some connection between this dead child and Maddie? With the help of Sheriff Cade Jackson, Blythe tries to separate past horrors from present dangers and struggles to distinguish the real from the imagined. But someone is clearly determined to keep a secret—and will kill again to do so.
His first love. Mark Peterson had never gotten over Jillian Salvini's desertion ten years ago. She and her family had left in the middle of the night. Mark's heart hadn't recovered. Now that she was back, was a second chance possible?
Her son's father. When Jillian and her son, Drew, reclaimed her family's Panhandle homestead, she'd never expected there would still be a Peterson in residence next door. Of course, she'd never expected her ranch to be sabotaged. Or to find out what had terrified and made enemies of her father and Mark's so long ago.
Finders Keepers: bringing families together
American merchant John Raven had stolen the toast of the London season out from under ton's very nose! He had offered the lovely Lady Catherine Montfort freedom in exchange for marriage and she'd accepted—despite her father's assertion he'd rather see the interloping colonial dead than wed to his daughter!
Catherine had expected nothing from Raven, but her enigmatic and seductive husband-in-name-only made her wish for a real wedding night. He'd married her for convenience's sake, but she feared he'd gotten more than he'd bargained for—had she, by accepting his hand, put Raven in grave danger?
THE AGENT: Michael Wellesley
HIS MOTTO: "Trust no one."
VITAL STATS: 6'3''; sea-blue eyes; tall, dark and deadly
THE ASSIGNMENT: Undercover cowboy
THE COMPLICATION: Nicola Carson
Confidential agent Michael Wellesley had his mission to infiltrate a powerful senator's ranch under control—until he unmasked one sweetly sexy impostor! Nicola Carson's brilliant disguise as a boyish ranch hand couldn't hide her femininity from Michael's razor-sharp senses. She claimed the senator wanted her dead, and she was hiding in plain sight to find out why. Taking on an inexperienced partner wasn't in Michael's plan, but with Nicola's precious life in his hands, the maverick agent realized the time had come to improvise….