Deep undercover, Wyoming special agent Slade Kent comes to Dead River Ranch with only one thing in mind: justice. Bent on solving a string of recent crimes, as well as his father's long-unsolved murder, he won't let down his guard for anyone. Until beautiful heiress Amanda Colton and her baby are attacked. He'll do anything to protect them…even put his heart on the line.
Amanda's done with deception, but the irresistibly mysterious Slade draws her trust. When danger—and uncontained passion—spark, they must both put aside secrets and agendas for survival…and love?
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Crisis counselor Ginny West confronted danger every day. But when a bomb blast trapped her in a burning building, she never thought she'd make it out alive.
Just in time, Riley Sinclair rescued her from the deadly blaze. The ruggedly sensual firefighter awoke a different danger, arousing a need that rocked her to her core.
Riley had risked his life to save Ginny. And he'd do it again. Yet even as he swore to keep her safe, he couldn't reveal his tragic secret. Until desire ignited…and a violent stalker came after Ginny. Riley knew he had to share the truth about his painful past…or jeopardize his duty to protect her.
Ex-soldier Gunnar Colton's only focus is shaking off the horrors of war in his remote cabin—until a murderer abducts another victim from the neighboring Amish community. Now the Colton code of honor kicks in and it's his duty to protect the eyewitness who's the next likely target.
Treating sexy, spitfire actress Violet Chastain as just another assignment is next to impossible, though. There's more to her than Hollywood and the hurt she's hiding. The minute Gunnar lets the starlet and her twin baby boys into his home, the guard around his heart starts to crack. One taste of passion shows him the future he could have with Violet—if the threat closing in doesn't claim them both.
Survival. Danger. Living on the edge. It's what Alec is all about. But crawling on his belly through the South American jungle is child's play next to babysitting the mother-to-be with the bad luck to get caught in the cross fire. Safeguarding Erin Bauer and her baby is Alec's top priority. Only, now the Special Ops soldier is falling for this brave, vulnerable woman with the melting mahogany eyes.
Alone with Alec in a remote Rocky Mountain hideaway, Erin knows her life depends on the rugged, enigmatic stranger. Alec makes her feel protected. Cherished. Complete. But he lives a life of risk and deadly danger. How much is Erin willing to risk for a love that could give them both what they need and desire most?
Elise Norris wants nothing more than to be a mother. Her joy turns to agony when newborn baby girl Grace dies mysteriously—before the single mom could even say goodbye. But grief-stricken Elise can't shake the feeling that the final chapter of Grace's story isn't yet written….
As he works through his own tragic loss, widower Jared Coleman and his one-year-old daughter become captivated by Elise. But while investigating the strange circumstances behind Grace's death, their new friend teeters close to an explosive secret. Can Jared protect her—or is he in over his head in a desperate life-or-death struggle?
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COLTON HOLIDAY LOCKDOWN (The Coltons: Return to Wyoming)
By C.J. Miller
To save Christmas in Dead River, Dr. Rafe Granger is working overtime to cure the deadly virus quarantining his hometown—while fighting his attraction to nurse Gemma Colton. But when someone sabotages their research, can this reformed bad boy win the day and get the good girl?
THE MANSFIELD RESCUE (The Mansfield Brothers)
By Beth Cornelison
Falling for smoke jumper Amy Robinson is the last thing grieving widower Grant Mansfield has in mind. But when his daughter is kidnapped, Grant and Amy must work together to save his little girl. Now, if only he'll let Amy rescue his lonely heart…
LETHAL LIESbr>By Lara Lacombe
With his cover blown, agent Alexander goes on the run with the alluring Dr. Jillian Mahoney. Yet with the FBI and a dangerous gang after them, separating the lies from the truth becomes a matter of the heart.
LONE STAR SURVIVOR
By Colleen Thompson
When "soldier" Ian Rayford returns from the dead, he can't remember anything but his former fiance—PTSD psychologist Andrea. But when someone from Ian's hidden past targets Andrea, spy secrets become deadly secrets!
Though it's been five years since Black Ops agent Daniel LeCroix last saw Nicole White, his desire for her burns as strong as ever. But he's got to stay focused on his mission—rescue Nicole and an innocent child from a Colombian prison camp.
Nicole is shocked to see Daniel again. She still has feelings for him, but hasn't forgotten his betrayal. When danger finds her again, Daniel places her in a safe house. Sharing such close quarters, Nicole and Daniel must confront the past—and a passion that won't be denied.
A beautiful stranger appears at the Colton ranch during a party, and Jack is none too pleased. With ties to his ex-wife, Tracy McCain claims to be on a mission to bond with his son. But this intriguing widow also has a target on her back. As the Colton family brings Tracy under its broad wing, a relentless assassin puts everyone in jeopardy. Jack's protective instincts go into overdrive…and only fuel his secret attraction to Tracy. Living closely together under Jack's roof, the heat between them starts to sizzle. In fact, the only thing stronger than Jack's heady desire for Tracy is his will to keep her safe…so that one day they can become a family.
All Brianna Coleman remembers of the near-fatal accident is the hero who saved her. Not her name or the father of the baby she delivers hours later. Until news of a coup in a foreign nation triggers a memory. Her baby's father is the missing member of a royal family…and her son the next target.
After saving them, Hunter Mansfield won't abandon them. But can he defend them against international assassins who pursue the newborn? He'll do anything—pay the ultimate price if necessary—for one chance to protect the woman he loves and her little prince.
After her husband's death, Holly Bancroft Cole knows Christmas won't be the same this year. Still grieving, she decides to complete the renovations on her North Carolina farmhouse and hires a construction worker. Drawn to his piercing eyes and gentle manners, Holly can't shake the feeling that secrets lie behind the handsome stranger's warm smile.
Haunted by memories, Matt Rankin can't remember the joy that simple pleasures bring until he meets Holly. When a harrowing attempt is made on her life, Matt realizes he can't live without this beautiful angel. Now he must protect the woman he loves at all costs—even if it means risking his own life.
"It's nice to have someone with your…um, skill set…around when there's a killer on the loose."
Taking out bad guys is in Jake Connelly's DNA as much as strength, fearlessness and Greek-god good looks. So is rescuing women like Chelsea Harris, who's kidnapped by a brutal escaped convict. What isn't in the cowboy hunk's DNA, Chelsea fears, is an interest in relationships—especially with a jilted size-fourteen plain Jane like herself.
With the killer on the loose and a Texas-size blizzard raging, Jake and Chelsea take refuge in an icy farmhouse. Sudden sparks between them turn on plenty of heat! But Jake has sworn to put his black ops career before distracting emotions. He needs to stay focused to stop the convict's reign of terror…and protect Chelsea from the danger of falling for him….
After his wife's murder, Grant Mansfield vowed to stay true to her memory and to protect their children. But fate has other plans. His temporary houseguest, injured smokejumper Amy Robinson, has him burning with a white-hot attraction, and the single dad's nightmare comes true when his older daughter is kidnapped.
Grant is just the man the adventurous Amy never knew she needed, his children the family she never knew she wanted. Before she can rescue his lonely heart, the handsome widower must become a hero. Only Grant can rescue his little girl. But time is running out…
Rescuing the Witness by Beth Cornelison
Bullets are fired at a ranch wedding in Texas and the only witness to the unknown sniper's identity is wedding guest Kara Pearson. When the rifle turns to her, Kara runs for her life. Her only hope for survival? The man who broke her heart years ago. But Sheriff Brady McCall vows to protect Kara—and right old wrongs.
Rescuing the Bride by Colleen Thompson
After being jilted and having gunfire erupt at his wedding, bull rider turned rancher Nate Wheeler fears his pregnant bride is the intended target. But as he and April Redding try to track down the shooter, Nate uncovers the secret reason April refused to say "I do" at their ceremony.
Until Jack Calhoun moved in next door. The crack reporter had an instinct for rooting out lies—and an overprotective urge honed as a single dad. With her enemy still lurking, Megan found trusting Jack with her secrets meant trusting him with her life. And Jack's deadline was looming….
Abby Stanford is a physical therapist on vacation in Florida. When she meets Luke, she understands everything he's going through. She finds herself powerfully attracted to him, damaged though he believes he is. Abby can look beyond his pain and anger to see the man he is inside, enabling Luke, too, to see himself as whole and desirable once again…
Having mourned the "death" of her fiancé, Darby Kent isn't prepared for the moment they come face-to-face. For years, the man she loved and lost has lived in hiding. Until now. Connor is the only person who can save their ailing daughter, a living testament to the passion they once shared. But time is running out. And while Darby prays for their daughter's survival, she must confront old desires…and powerful new enemies who've patiently awaited Connor's return.
When his father is found dead in Honey Creek for the second time, private investigator Peter Walsh becomes fixated on finding the killer. He can't count on the sheriff, a Colton, to dig very deeply. But someone—a very beautiful someone—thinks the single dad is digging too deeply: Lisa Navarrone, his son's teacher.
Lisa helps Peter reconnect with the child he loves so much, but finds her own connection to him getting stronger with each breathless moment. A painful secret has kept her alone for years, yet she can't help but picture a future for the three of them. And when the boy is threatened, the new lovers must team up for the fight of their lives….
CAN’T TOUCH THIS by Marley Gibson
A promotion opens up a world Vanessa Virtue could only long for until now: exotic travel, a corporate card, and the opportunity to ogle hunky Kyle Nettles. Unfortunately, their employer has a strict “no dating” policy. So instead, Vanessa hones her flirtations on the competition: Rory Ellery, a rock star sales exec who works for their rival company. But when she and Rory uncover a scandal, Vanessa risks losing her job completely. To make things right with her employer, she’ll need Kyle’s help. But to make things right with her soul, is she willing to risk her job in order to open her heart to Kyle?
THE SHE CODE by Chris Marie Green
Fresh out of college, Mandy Halsey hopes to land her dream job as a real-live penciler by the end of the year and amp up her lackluster social life. But, her best friend Sheila seems to move in on every attractive, promising man that catches Mandy’s eye. In fact, she’s almost a stranger, and Mandy suspects their friendship is doomed—especially after Sheila’s unforgivable night with Mandy’s boyfriend. But that can’t be, because the BFFs grew up with The She Code, and surely Mandy’s friend wouldn’t ever break the Code—and her heart in the process.
CHASING A DREAM by Beth Cornelison
Hunted by a powerful man who wants her dead, Tess flees her home in search of safety and a new life. But a chance flat tire and storm ends with her in the hands of a hired gunman—until the handsome hitchhiker Justin Boyd intervenes. Haunted by his own sister’s murder, Justin decides to put his music career on hold until he knows the beautiful, but troubled woman is safe. But, the stakes in this game of vengeance are higher than he ever imagined, passions are running rampant, and the price for freeing Tess might be his own life.
Wild card Zoey Bancroft is in a scrape. Her ex-boyfriend has left her stranded with no money in Vegas after hearing she's carrying his child. Desperate, Zoey calls her best friend, firefighter Gage Powell. Before she can tell Gage where she is, a loan shark enters her motel room and destroys her phone….
Tired of saving Zoey from yet another bind, but unable to forget the sparks they once shared, Gage impulsively proposes. For the sake of the baby, of course—it'll be a marriage in name only. But trouble that started in Vegas doesn't always end there, and this time Gage's life—and love—is on the line….
Hired by the groom-to-be, former SEAL Jake McCall must make sure beautiful bride Paige Bancroft stays safe. When gunfire shatters the wedding, he discovers that the threat to Paige is hovering close. Now the country's national security depends on keeping her and a mysterious "bead" in her possession out of the wrong hands.
Paige Bancroft never had control of her privileged, sheltered life until she finds danger on her trail and a larger-than-life bodyguard at her side. Realizing her almost-wedding was a mistake, she's determined to fight for her survival…and start a new life with the sexy SEAL—for better or worse.
During a Christmas Eve blizzard in Seattle, three couples find themselves in a citywide blackout…
Stranded with the Bridesmaid by Beth Cornelison
When their car skids off the road, the best man and bridesmaid are snowbound. While struggling to stay warm, they spend long hours getting to know each other in the most intimate ways.…
Santa Under Cover by Sharron McClellan
On a trip to see Santa at the mall, the lights go out and a child goes missing. To stay alive, this couple must outsmart the Christmas bandits holding them hostage.
Kiss Me on Christmas by Jennifer Morey
Stuck at a coffee shop during the blackout, a man and a woman must share a hotel room for the night. Will this pair of opposites discover what they've been missing?
Undercover investigator Jonah Devereaux barely knew Annie Compton, but that didn't stop him from nearly blowing his cover to save the pretty waitress from a ruthless killer. Convincing the stubborn single mom that she needed his protection 24/7 was a fiery battle of wills, but fighting his burning desire to make love to her was a war he wasn't sure he could—or wanted to—win.
Annie didn't like a mysterious man keeping watch over her, especially one as dangerously attractive as Jonah. But she'd do anything to keep her family alive, even if it meant giving in to her temporary bodyguard's demands regarding her safety…and her heart.
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Colton Cowboy Protector (The Coltons of Oklahoma)
by Beth Cornelison
Widow Tracy McCain wants to bond with her deceased cousin's son, despite the concerns of the child's attractive father. But when she becomes an assassin's target, the only man who can save them is the one cowboy who might break her heart.
Cowboy of Interest (Cowboys of Holiday Ranch)
by New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy
Nick Coleman's best friend is murdered, and the grieving rancher knows he's the number one suspect. Public relations maven Adrienne Bailey is positive that Nick murdered her sister. When sleuthing suggests Nick isn't the culprit, it puts them both in the real killer's crosshairs.
Course of Action: Crossfire
by New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna and USA TODAY bestselling author Merline Lovelace
Set in exotic locales, these two stories feature military heroes who must overcome devastating odds if they are to survive long enough to pursue the extraordinary women they've fallen for. Thrills, passion and danger—romantic suspense at its best!
King's Ransom (Man on a Mission)
by Amelia Autin
As king, Andre Alexei IV of Zakhar has everything he wants...except the one who got away. Actress Juliana Richardson is lured to his castle by a prominent role. When sinister plots for the throne unfold, will he be able to save her?
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"I have a mission—and you're not it."
Is it the honey–blond hair? The blue eyes? Gage Prescott can't put his finger on it, but something about the Maple Cove waitress is both sexy and innocent. Not that it matters. The battle–scarred ex–Army Ranger has come to this Montana town as bodyguard to Senator Kelley, not to let a pretty face distract him.
Kate Rogers has her own mission. If, while on assignment, the handsome Gage can assist with her sister's abusive husband, she'll accept that gratefully. But will their growing passion interfere when their duties involve life and death?
When an unhinged cult leader escapes custody, he'll stop at nothing to get to two innocent babies…and the foster mothers who stand in his way.
GUARDING EVE by Beth Cornelison
Lila Green goes from foster mom to bodyguard when a storm traps her and six-month-old Eve in a remote mountain cabin with a killer on their heels. Can her neighbor, wounded veteran Dean Hamilton, help them survive?
CLAIMING CALEB by Karen Whiddon
Michelle Morgan must protect her newborn nephew, Caleb—and even work with her ex-fiancé. FBI agent Garrett Ware never wanted children, but now he'll sacrifice everything for this baby…and this woman.
Ex-cop Reid Colton is working double-time to help beautiful widow Penelope Barrington Clark. While investigating her dad, his family lawyer, the two are also trying to uncover who murdered Pen's husband…all while keeping their relationship professional! But when a bullet and their forbidden attraction change everything, it's Reid to the rescue, determined to guard Pen and her son with his life.
The last thing Penelope wants is to fall for a sexy Colton who's not looking for forever. Yet as Christmas approaches and their investigation heats up, the three start to feel like a family. And the best present of all? Solving the Colton clan's biggest mystery!