Ever since her ex-husband had stolen her baby, Linnea Swanson had waited for this moment. But the diaper-clad infant delivered by sexy Special Agent Talal Zohnir wasn't hers. Frustrated and disheartened, Linnea had no choice but to turn to the compelling special agent for help….
And to journey with him to a dangerous country that had positively medieval notions concerning women. But this tenderhearted, indpendent mother was prepared to do anything to both keep her gift daughter and find her beloved birth child…even if it meant marrying Talal!
The last thing police officer Dan Sorenson expected to find on his doorstep during the biggest blizzard of the season was a woman. A beautiful, shivering woman. But once he escorted her inside to warm up, he was in for an even bigger shock…. For the mysterious woman was not only pregnant but about to give birth!
After safely delivering Fay's baby girl, Dan was full of questions—questions that Fay wasn't up to answering. Ever the trooper, Dan stepped in as caretaker and stand-in daddy, only to become increasingly attracted to—and frustrated with—his temporary guest. Was he just a port in the storm? Or could he offer a more permanent type of shelter?
Iron-willed Jade Adams melted the minute she found a frightened, orphaned five-year-old. And she would do anything to keep the little tyke—even cooperate with Nathan Walker, the disturbingly attractive doctor in charge of the boy's care. Although independent Jade had no time for a man, she knew Nathan was special. And not only because of his sincere concern for his young patient. Their own connection was deeper than anything she had ever felt before, and she knew he felt it, too. But was Nathan's alluring bedside manner enough to persuade marriage-shy Jade that they should be partners in parenthood…and marriage?
The blonde and the baby definitely spelled trouble. Bachelor Zed Adams knew it the instant spitfire Karen Henderson and diaper-clad Danny stormed his peaceful Nevada ranch. Still, never had trouble looked so danged appealing…
…Until adorable Danny christened Zed 'Da'—and his loyal guardian brandished "evidence" of Zed's paternity. Whoa! No way was Zed anybody's papa! And he'd stop at nothing to prove it. But ten sticky little fingers took hold of Zed's heart. Worse, sexy Karen fueled dreams of fatherhood. And suddenly—DNA be darned!—Zed was acting an awful lot like a daddy…
THAT'S MY BABY!
Sometimes bringing up baby can bring surprises…and showers of love!
Steely government agent Steve Henderson was a lone wolf. Afraid of nothing. Needing no one. Until compassionate nurse Victoria Reynaud placed a newborn in his arms, inexplicably calling the baby girl his!
The orphaned little one made Steve's strong knees go weak. And he desperately needed this nurse's nurturing to keep the precious infant safe. Worse, once he whisked the tiny baby and tenderhearted Victoria to his moonlit mountain hideaway, the macho loner was beset with incomprehensible yearnings. Besotted with both woman and child. And—heaven help him—beginning to feel a lot like the father of this makeshift "family"!
The fierce, raven-haired stranger who rescued her from a stampede was as untamed as the mustangs that cautious Laura Walker had come to the reservation to study. So why wasn't she terrified when Shane Bearclaw swept her into his saddle, into his arms? And why did she impulsively agree to a marriage with this magnificent, intimidating male?
Shane had vowed to keep custody of his little sister. But was that reason enough to wed a skittish blonde as wary as the mustangs he wrangled? Or was fate misleading them both into believing that a mismatched pair…was made for each other?
Ex-lawyer David Severin came to Tourmaline to escape his problems. Psychologist Amy Simon came to Tourmaline to solve problems. But working at the counseling center run by David's aunt, she couldn't help but notice that the brooding, private man had issues. And a great body.
The first time Amy saw David she mistook him for the gardener. He was naked from the waist up, and his muscular chest was beaded with sweat from a day of hard labor. But underneath his rough exterior, Amy knew there lay a man filled with raw pain and endearing tenderness. So when his young daughter showed up on his doorstep, Amy couldn't help butting in…and falling in love with them both. And that's when the trouble in Tourmaline began….
A barnstorming pilot fresh from WWI and a young woman who is trying to find her place in Al Capone's Chicago. A bootlegger's daughter and a wealthy devil-may-care good-time-Charlie. A devious French pilot and a wealthy, but innocent gal. In the midst of parties with illegal booze, where everyone kicks up their heels to the Charleston, will any of them find happiness? Only if they pay attention to what the Ouiji Board tells them and manage to outwit the dangerous bootleggers hunting them down.
Mysterious Mikel arrived out of nowhere. Rescued Rachel's elderly relative. Then stayed on at her remote Michigan farm to see her through the crisis. Yet with her haunted past, Rachel couldn't risk trusting anyone, least of all this elusive loner. For, despite Mikel's studied nonchalance, he certainly seemed a man on a mission….
Mikel's probing questions, his penetrating gaze, warned Rachel to be wary. Still, his heart-stopping kindnesses, his breathtaking sensuality and his own hidden scars from some past betrayal called out to her soul. Though Mikel might expose her every secret, then soon be gone, Rachel ached to be honest with him…and she ached to be his.
Women who hold out for marriage are rare in Alaska, but the heroine persists.
Men who want no part of marriage are common in Alaska, and the hero is one.
What happens when these three form a triangle?
Raising horses—not spying on scheming females—was rugged Russ Simon's passion. Still, for his family's sake, he grudgingly agreed to discover whether poor if pretty rancher Marigold Crowley was a gold-digging impostor…or a truly missing heiress.
Cynical-about-women Russ never expected to fall for his golden-haired quarry. With her unsuspecting smile, her soft lilac scent and her innocent love of horses, orphaned Mari seemed hungry for a family, not a fortune. And Russ ached to make her his. Trouble was, could he trust her? Worse, once Mari uncovered his seductive charade, would she trust him?