With his slow, seductive smile, broad shoulders and massive chest, Dallas McFarland was a threat to any woman's heart, especially plain-Jane P.I. Christy Hawke's! Except Christy's professional reputation was at stake, and she had no other choice but to team up with her sexy rival to investigate the murder of a prominent French Quarter socialite. But never in a million years did she expect that drop-dead-gorgeous Dallas would aim his sultry, passionate gaze on her. Now, as they worked together to locate the killer, the danger that loomed before them was nothing compared to the explosive attraction that threatened to consume them both…
He called himself Shane, but Eden Hawke knew he'd made it up. The gorgeous stranger had collapsed at her door in the middle of the night, and it was selfishness that made her take him in. For in his pocket he'd carried a picture of her son—the child she'd lost years ago.
Shane owed Eden answers, but all he had were more questions. Such as, where was the beautiful investigator's missing little boy? Why were thugs after them? And most important, who was he? His growing protectiveness—and desire—for Eden led him to believe he wasn't a killer. His memory held the clues, but when his amnesia subsided, would either of them be safe from the truth?
Four years ago, Karen Ramey fled from Devlin Hawke's loving arms without reason or cause. Only she knew the agony of what that decision had cost her. Now, her daughter missing and in the hands of a madman, the only man she could turn to was the father of her secret child— Devlin Hawke….
Working with Karen to find their child was both a blessing and a curse—for Devlin had never stopped loving her and had never understood why she'd left his bed and his life so abruptly. They needed time to sort through the past—yet time was a luxury they didn't have. For their baby's life was in jeopardy, and a killer held all the cards….
Gossips in Lauren McCrea's small town speculated about the identity of her baby's father. But not even the daddy knew. And if her daughter hadn't been kidnapped, he never would have….
Coming face-to-face with Lauren was like a sucker punch to the gut for Ethan Brand. Yet that was nothing compared to the bomb she dropped in his lap—their night of passion had resulted in a child! Now uncovering the secrets of his past was on hold as he rushed to save his little girl. But was his fragile new family in danger because she was his child?
Driving cattle across mountainous Colorado terrain to gain an inheritance she didn't even want was not Samantha Howard's idea of a good time. Especially since someone was dead set against her inheriting her grandfather's ranch. A menacing presence overshadowed the drive, and the murderous threats against her became all too real….
Then Roark Hawke, the lean-hipped, sexy rancher and sometime private investigator hired to protect her, ambled into her life. He was everything Samantha hated in a man—a cowboy with ranching in his blood. Neither one expected the irresistible passion that arose between them, even as the danger mounted. But when separated by a killer's last, desperate act, could Roark save the woman he had come to love?
Mitchell Hawke had closed the doors of the Hawke Detective Agency to take some much-needed time off when a top secret delivery arrived on his doorstep just days before Christmas. This was no ordinary package, but a witness in desperate need of protection from a brutal mobster—the beautiful Madeline Raeburn. A woman Mitch had every reason not to trust.
But with a killer who seemed to know her every move, Madeline broke through Mitch's barriers when she placed her body and soul into his keeping. Now they faced a journey fraught with peril—and unexpected passion. A passion Mitch had to resist to keep Madeline alive.
But neither is who they claim to be!
Cathryn McLean—With nowhere else to turn, she accepted the handsome stranger's startling marriage proposal. But once in the isolated Alaska cabin with him, she realized her mistake: her "husband" was too smart to fall for her deception…and too sexy to keep away!
Ben Adams—Long, cold Arctic nights roused a man's lust—and Cathryn matched his every desire. With his devastating charm, he'd get his wife to divulge her deepest secrets. She'd already slipped right into the ready-made role he had planned for her. And right into the trap he'd set for her….
Subject: Mother-to-be Cassie Donovan.
Family History: Her true heritage won't be found on her Texas ranch.
Deepest Secret: She can see into the future.
And the future she sees is her own--filled with murder! For Cassie, her power was frightening. To Dr. Shane Farhold, it was a curse, and his skepticism had dampened their torrid affair, leaving Cassie with a broken heart and a baby on the way. But someone saw her ability as a gift worth killing for. When battle-scarred Shane rescued her from a kidnap attempt, Cassie was thrust into his arms once again as they ran for their lives. Determined to protect Cassie and their child at all costs, Shane stayed close--and they soon shared rekindled passion and new understanding. But with danger at their heels, not even Cassie could predict a happy ending....
The Lady in Red by USA TODAY bestselling author Linda Turner
When it came to covering murders, reporter Blake Nickels was the best in town—until a lady named Sabrina Jones came along. Now no matter what the story was, she always seemed to be a step or two ahead of him. And she had other ways of driving him crazy, too. All it took was one little red dress—and one breathtaking little kiss—and suddenly he was having a very hard time keeping his mind on crime….Trouble was, the killer they were both investigating was hot on her trail, too. And if Blake couldn't protect her, she was really going to be front-page news.
Dangerous Deception by Kylie Brant
Billionaire securities expert James Tremaine couldn't believe the anonymous note: your parents' deaths weren't accidents. Private investigator Tori Corbett was his only hope of uncovering the truth, but keeping his hands off her was proving as difficult as solving the case. For Tori, working day and night with the sexy tycoon was like playing with fire. She wouldn't—couldn't—become emotionally involved with a man hell-bent on vengeance. Especially now that there was evidence linking her own father to the crime….
Leo McKenzie was an American investigator tracking a hard-to-find woman through the English countryside. But trailing antiques agent Jennifer Rowan through an impassable blizzard only amounted to a concussion and a developing cold crush.
After finding haven for the detective in a centuries-old monastery, Jenny sought a silent monk who had the answer to recovering the priceless Warley Madonna. But when someone else got him to spill his guts first—literally—everyone stranded in the castle became a suspect. The two reckless Americans made an imperfect match—and with eyes the color of whiskey, the headstrong P.I. was dangerously close to intoxicating Jennifer. But with only each other to trust, the two strangers in an even stranger land would have to stop a killer who stalked the frozen hallways if they hoped to weather the storm.
Lane Eastman had had an uneasy feeling about this wedding ever since she'd agreed to be maid of honor. She thought she knew why when her rogue of an ex-husband, Jack Donovan, turned up as best man.
Snowbound in a Winter Wonderland…
As a starlit sleigh ride brought them to the remote—and romantic—wedding island, Lane's worst fears came true. While a winter storm raged outside, old passions burned inside. Bad enough that she was trapped with the disarmingly sexy Jack, but it soon became clear that there was a murderer among the wedding party and nowhere for Lane to run…except into Jack's strong arms.
Only one thing mattered to Noah Rhyder. His son. Falsely accused, wrongly convicted, he'd held his little boy in his heart, his only wish to see Joel's face again. Now, freed by an instant's luck, he's on the run with nothing to lose, determined to reach his child.
IN THE RACE OF HIS LIFE
As Joel's foster mother, Ellie Mathieson has sheltered him and kept him safe during the trial. Now she's the one person who can lead his father to him. Kidnapped, she's imprisoned more by Noah's honest eyes than by his strong arms. She'll risk it all, including her heart, to help this sensuous stranger. But will that be enough?
Gillian Randolph and Cleveland McBride had one steamy and reckless summer together—and then suddenly Gillian left without explanation, leaving Cleve with only memories. Now she was back, pleading for help—and looking more tempting than ever.
The police couldn't help her—only Cleve's arms could keep Gillian safe from a murderer's vengeance. But her lover had changed. He was harder, more cynical, sexier. The secrets she'd kept from him weighed on her soul, but how could she tell him the truth after all this time? And what secrets lay behind his own shadowed eyes?
And would the truth come too late to save them both from a killer?