"If you tell, you die."
As a potential murder witness, rookie K-9 police officer Valerie Salgado is living with a death threat and caring for her young niece. And things get worse when FBI agent Trevor Lewis comes to Sagebrush, Texas. In exchange for her help on his case, Trevor offers Valerie protection, but Trevor has more walls around him than a maximum-security prison. And now Valerie must convince him that she, her niece and her K-9 partner would make the perfect family for him, if they can stay alive….
Texas K-9 Unit: These lawmen solve the toughest cases with the help of their brave canine partners
It's a typical day at Rachael Long's day-care center—until a masked gunman tries to abduct one of the children in her charge. First response commander Jake Marsh manages to defuse the situation before anyone is harmed…but not before Rachael unmasks the would-be kidnapper. Now Jake must lead a manhunt and protect Rachael from the criminal who's turned his focus on her. But the case is reawakening painful memories for Jake, and Rachael's treating emotional wounds of her own. And with danger mounting as Christmas nears, they must learn to let go of the past in order to outwit a killer…and find the peace that's always eluded them both.
A search-and-rescue mission turns deadly when Dr. Kyle Spencer is nearly killed by an assailant in the mountains. And when EMT Maddie McBride saves the doctor just in time, they're both targeted—but no one knows why. One thing's clear, though—from the moment Maddie finds Echo Mountain's most eligible bachelor left for dead, she can't stop thinking about him. But she's always been wary of the town's Dr. Dreamboat. And Spence's scarred heart's been shuttered since a childhood tragedy. As someone stalks the injured doctor's every move, though, Spence realizes that he needs the determined Maddie in his corner. However, he can't be sure their partnership will be enough to save them…especially against a seemingly all-knowing foe who's got them both in his deadly sights.
Morgan Smith had to give up her name, her calling and her past when she entered the witness protection program. Now a caretaker of horses on an Iowa farm, she spends her days in the stables and helping kids learn to ride. But danger has followed her. She longs to tell her handsome boss, Alex Reardon, everything—about the troubled adoption agency she worked for, a missing infant and the attempt on her life. But sharing her past with Alex could put him in grave danger and lead a killer to their door….
Witness Protection: Hiding in plain sight
When Trinity Miller's attacked by a man who mistakenly believes she's Mason Gains's girlfriend, the reclusive prosthetic maker is forced from seclusion to rescue her. And he soon learns someone's determined to get information on one of his clients—information they're willing to kill for. Now the former army pilot has to find a way to take down the men on their trail…and make sure Trinity survives. When Trinity arrived at Mason's isolated home to convince him to help her friend's son, her plans didn't include going on the run with him. But Trinity must work with Mason to outwit their pursuers…or risk losing both their lives.
Kidnapped and dragged into the Montana wilderness, Sarah Langston has no idea where her brother is or what her captors want with him. But when help arrives and removes her blindfold, she's shocked to see the father of the baby she gave up for adoption. Former policeofficer Bryan Keyes is convinced that Sarah's kidnapping is tied to a deadly human trafficking ring. Now with Sarah's brother in the line of fire, Bryan must join forces with the only woman he's ever loved. Will they have time to rekindle a love that happened too soon?
Witnessing a prison break, FBI agent Julianne Martinez is within seconds of death…before she's rescued by the one man she thought she'd never see again. She'd know her long-ago love, Brody Kenner, anywhere, even with a sheriff star on his chest. Years ago she left Texas and Brody, and had no plans of returning…until the trail of a missing agent brought her home to both. Brody won't let her investigation proceed without him, and he needs her and her K-9 dog to track his escaped prisoner. But partnering with Julianne to solve two cases only leads to danger when the hunted becomes the hunter. This is a mission that cannot fail…because Brody lost Julianne once, and he won't lose her again.
Why was she a target?
Merci Carson doesn't have a clue—but she knows she owes her life to the quiet man who roared to her rescue in his snowmobile. EMT Nathan McCormick is used to handling challenging situations, but between the unexpected blizzard that stranded the lovely student and the desperate men chasing her, he has his hands full. Yet for Nathan, failure is not an option. Merci's bravery and kindness challenge his guarded heart, bringing every protective instinct forward and making him start to hope for the future. Together, they could be something special—if they can solve the mystery in time.
"Stay off the King Ranch."
Jenna Murphy wants to ignore the anonymous, puzzling note. How could she leave the work she loves at the ranch's Birds of Prey Rescue Center? But when someone attacks the birds under her care, she starts to worry. And when Jenna is attacked, she knows she's in over her head. She never expected Keith Roland to come to her rescue. They were childhood friends before he fell in with the wrong crowd. Now the former troublemaker is a soldier, and a changed man. Yet has he really reformed? Can Jenna truly trust him with her safety—and her heart?
Held hostage on a train, ex-lawyer Morgan Thorsby finds her powers of persuasion failing her for the first time. Former marine sniper Brady Owens is her only hope—but his split-second hesitation on the trigger leaves her wounded. Yet when an obsessed stalker threatens Morgan, Brady steps up. Protecting someone so tough and beautiful is hardly a chore, but Brady pulls back every time they get close. Morgan isn't ready for the connection forming between them, either, but she knows she needs his help. Can Brady capture the culprit in time for Christmas?
First Responders: Brave men and women alert and ready for danger and love.
On the last leg of her journey, she finds herself in London to try to get a chance to play in the last two venues on her list before going back to the lonesome life she left behind in Seattle all those years ago.
She resorts to some creative financing whenever funds get low. She never would have believed how her life would change when she accidentally pickpockets the wrong person... June Harris-West.
In her attempt to get back something taken from her by the elusive Scratch, Eliza finds herself falling for the last person she would have believed. A person that was so contrary and frustratingly annoying to her, the person she dubs the gatekeeper, who keeps her away from her goal.
(London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
Facts about the Mountain Springs Serial Killer:
* He targets women with long dark hair and blue eyes.
* He finds his victims through an online dating service.
* He's about to strike again.
When a distress call sends Detective Eli Hawkins to Lucy Kimbol, he senses danger straightaway. With her long dark hair and beautiful blue eyes, Lucy's a dead ringer for the local killer's other victims. And she is a member of the online dating service the killer frequents. But with her painful past, Lucy is reluctant to believe Eli's warnings. Winning her trust is the only way to keep her safe…if Eli is not already too late.
The last thing Krista Curry expected to find in a soccer stadium was a time bomb. When she alerts explosives expert Cash Dixon, she becomes a local hero. But the attention could expose her real name—and the infamous past she fought to escape. Cash promises Krista protection from the bomber's retaliation. Yet she hesitates to trust him as she sees his suspicion about her grow with every question she dodges. She can't expect Cash to continue to safeguard her unless she tells him the truth. Now Cash must decide if she's an innocent woman or guilty accomplice. But the clock is ticking down—and the real bomber is still on the loose…
First Responders: Brave men and women alert and ready for danger and love.
Julia Randel was thirteen when she was kidnapped by a cult leader.
It took her seven years to escape. Two years later her captor's trial is about to begin—and so are threats from his loyal followers. Julia is relieved when her father hires bodyguard Gavin Shane, but she's furious when he rushes her to a safe house. After years under lock and key, she doesn't want to be forced into hiding again. But with cultists seeking to stop Julia's testimony at any cost, it'll take both Julia and her determined protector to set her free for a new life—and new love.
Rancher Bo Stillwater has no plans of becoming a husband or a father…but he can't turn away from the three babies he finds at the county fair. After leaving the abandoned triplets in the care of the doctor's daughter, Louisa Clark, his duty should be done. So why can't he seem to stay away from the babies and their pretty caregiver?
Watching the town's most eligible bachelor with the little trio reawakens Louisa's unmet dreams. She's found satisfaction in spinsterhood and caring for others, convinced that motherhood passed her by. Do she and Bo only work so well together for the children's sakes…or could they both find courage to make this sweet temporary arrangement something truly lasting?
"I need you to trust me."
Impossible! Sheriff Christine Norris still remembers the heartache from the last time she gave Special Agent Wyatt Green her trust. And she certainly doesn't believe him now, when he claims some of her residents are involved in a dangerous militia. But Christine can't ignore the fact that someone who may be tied to the militia has kidnapped an innocent boy. And when she's almost killed in a fiery explosion, Christine realizes Wyatt may be the only person she can trust to protect her. Even if she's still not sure she can trust him again with her heart….
FBI agent Sara Vaughn believes a group of pharmaceutical businessmen are engineering drugs with deadly results. Her boss won't approve a sting operation, so she goes rogue—following the suspects on a hike in the Cascade Mountains to record evidence. But when Sara witnesses them murder one of their own, they target her. Saved by a handsome volunteer mountain rescue worker, Sara at first suspects Will Rankin is another bad guy hunting her. But when the widowed father of two risks everything to save her, she knows that Will is all that's standing between her and seeing Christmas morning.
Echo Mountain: Saving lives and finding love in the mountains of Washington State
When FBI K-9 agent Nina Atkins thwarts an attempted murder, she becomes a target of the killer—the same hit man US Marshal Thomas Grant is tracking. Even caught in the crosshairs, Nina’s reluctant to share her case, but working with Thomas may be the only way to capture a murderer before she becomes his next victim.
Yuletide Stalking by Terri Reed
Determined to stop an arsonist with the help of his accelerant-detecting K-9 partner, FBI agent Tim Ramsey must protect the only witness. But when the criminal begins stalking Vickie Petrov, can Tim convince her to trust him…and help her survive to see another Christmas?
Clarissa Jones is running for her life. Though she has no idea why her ex-boss wants her dead, the killers at her heels are very real. Deep in the Montana woods she finds what seems like the perfect hideout, in Ezra Jefferson's survival training school. The ex-military outdoorsman has the skills and training to keep her safe…but only if she'll lower her defenses enough to let him help. When her attackers close in, Ezra's protection and Clarissa's fierce determination are all that will keep her alive—while the growing bond between them gives her a reason to fight to survive.
When Christine Bender meets widowed Bishop Monroe Burkholder, it’s love at first sight. But Preacher Amos finds him too good to be true, and is determined to find out what’s behind his sudden, unannounced arrival. Still, the colony needs a new bishop, and everyone is excited to have a younger, more progressive leader. As for Christine, Monroe returns her affection, but her bubble is soon burst with the arrival of a young woman half his age . . .
Leola Duff claims Monroe “ruined” her and she now intends to make an honest man of him. But throughout the process of discovering the truth, Christine never doubts that Monroe is the fine man she believes him to be—and never wavers in her faith that all will work out as it should. And when Monroe is forced to confess the truth before the entire congregation, he can only pray that open hearts and minds will prevail, allowing him a future at Promise Lodge—with Christine . . .
Praise for Promise Lodge
“Hubbard firmly grounds the storyline in the principle of Amish grace.” —Publishers Weekly
“Hubbard writes of healing and brave new beginnings from a refreshingly feminist perspective.” —Booklist (starred review)
After witnessing the murder of her child's father, Rochelle Miller flees. Ten years later, she and her son are still on the run. Now, the killer has tracked them to Montana and will do anything to silence Rochelle. When he gets too close, Rochelle is seriously injured, and EMT Matthew Stewart is the first responder on the scene. He vows to protect her, but it's not just her life on the line. Rochelle and her son have only ever counted on each other. Are they ready to rely on someone new when their future is at stake?
Teresa McClellan is a consummately professional business woman who is the headmistress at a Music Conservatoire. Two complete opposites, oblivious of the other until Teresa catches Tabitha eavesdropping on classes in her school.
(London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
While reporting on a fire, Montana TV journalist Elizabeth Kramer is abducted—and saved only by the heroics of rival reporter Zachery Beck. But her kidnapper returns, taunting her, luring her to danger and making her relive a past she never put to rest. Elizabeth doesn't like asking for help, but this time she can't stay alone and stay alive. And Zach knows how to evade danger. When tragedy thrust him into the public eye, he changed his identity to remain hidden. Protecting Elizabeth means stepping out of the shadows…but as her stalker closes in for a deadly showdown, it's a risk Zach has to take.
What could Ginger the baby boomer, Kindra the college student, Suzanne the pregnant mother of three, and Mary Margret the silver-haired real-estate agent possibly have in common? Who would’ve guessed…a passion for garage sales!
This motley crew forms the Bargain Hunters Network–bonding while clipping coupons, attending half-price sales, and scouting clearance racks in their hometown of Three Horses, Montana. But when one of the four turns up missing, these shop-till-you-drop women must set their bargain hunting aside to take up an entirely new venture altogether–solving a crime.
As the three amateur sleuths retrace their friend’s fateful steps, they discover clues that lead them to suspect her murder is linked to an unusual garage sale purchase made on the morning of her death. But when their search unearths a disturbing secret that’s been carefully concealed for over twenty years, the women are drawn into a dark underworld filled with bribery, greed, and deception. With determined criminals who will stop at nothing to keep their secret safe, will these fiscally conscious females end up paying the ultimate price?
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ginger and her husband, Earl, are in for a wild ride in Calamity, Nevada, along with the other BHN ladies–college student Kindra, mother-of-four Suzanne, and sassy senior Arleta. They came to town for the Invention Expo and some outlet shopping, but instead they endure lost luggage, broken air conditioning, and a long line of people angry at hotel owner Dustin Clydell. With the Invention Expo and the Squirrel Lovers’ convention both in town, the Wind-Up Hotel has somehow overbooked.
Before the night is over, a man has been found dead in a teddy bear costume, the Invention Expo has been canceled, Binky the water-skiing squirrel has gone missing…and the authorities want to talk to one of the BHN ladies! What else could possibly go wrong?
Once again, the Bargain Hunters Network swings into sleuth mode to solve the murder–and this time, clear one of their own. Along the way, Ginger discovers something even better than a bargain.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
After someone attempts to abduct her daughter, single mom Zoe Collier flees to a remote ranch for safety. But when the would-be kidnappers follow them to Wrangler's Corner, Zoe must figure out why somebody wants Sophia. Local vet Aaron Starke is determined to help Zoe investigate—and to keep his intriguing new neighbors safe. Zoe's used to relying on her own wits to survive. But quick-witted, caring Aaron is just the type of man she needs in her corner. And he might be her partner for keeps…if they can find the truth without losing their lives.
Wrangler's Corner: Family comes first
When border patrol agent Kylie Perry’s informant is murdered, she makes good on her promise to raise the woman’s baby girl…but soon becomes the target of a killer. Now Kylie must find a way to juggle motherhood and her work on a joint task force aiming to capture a notorious drug kingpin—and somehow stay alive. Texas Ranger Austin Rivers, who’s partnering with Kylie on the case, is a lone wolf dedicated to his job. Yet as the criminal’s henchmen come after Kylie and her baby, Austin vows to protect them. And as Thanksgiving approaches, the man who never thought he was father material risks everything to save a woman and child who feel like family.
Undercover at a tiger sanctuary, Special Agent Grayson Wilde's convinced the owner must be involved in a wildlife trafficking ring—until someone tries to kill her. Now with Gemma Rollins's life on the line, it's clear that more than the wildcats need his help. Gemma's determined to rebuild the tiger oasis she lost when her family died. But someone wants her out of the way, and she's starting to wonder if her parents' and uncle's deaths were really accidental. Grayson says he'll do anything to protect Gemma, but she can't shake the feeling that her alluring new volunteer might not be all that he seems. With a vicious criminal closing in, though, she has to trust Grayson…because she won't survive without him.
The isolated island retreat was the last place anyone would look for former socialite Samantha James. Yet danger finds her anyway—accidentally. The assassin who breaks into her room doesn't realize that she and Diego Cruz—his real target—switched cabins. But it doesn't matter that she's not who he came to attack. She's seen his face…so she's his new target. Blaming himself for her situation, Diego will do anything to keep Samantha safe. After years working undercover as an FBI informant, he's accustomed to danger. But he's not used to having a beautiful woman's life resting in his hands…or a killer with everything to lose closing in on his heels.
While on a mission to bring his sister's killer to justice, bounty hunter Riley Martelli spots a missing FBI agent in a Colorado national park. When he calls in the tip, he's joined in his search by Special Agent Harper Prentiss. Harper, aided by her faithful German shepherd, is determined to locate the missing agent…without falling for the charms of the handsome bounty hunter. Working together is the best option to find their targets, but it also doubles the danger they're in. With a killer looming large, poised to end their search for good, can Riley and Harper unite to find both men without becoming the next victims?
Tasha sacrificed everything to start her custom doll business, and she's depending on holiday sales to keep her afloat. But when Dr. Philip Strathorn orders a special Christmas gift for his adorable daughter, Tasha finds herself thinking more about the handsome single dad than the bottom line.
Widower Philip never expected to find love again. As he spends time with the lovely artist, he finds comfort and hope for the future for both himself and his little girl. But his practice is in Denver, and Tasha lives in Montana. The holiday season could bring them together—if Tasha gets her Christmas wish.
When Special Agent in Charge Max West and his K-9 partner, Opal, look into a series of bombings in Northern California, horse trainer Katerina Garwood instantly seems suspicious. As the ex-fiancée of a man tied to the criminal Dupree family, Katerina may know more than she's letting on—especially since the infamous syndicate is targeting her. And Max isn't sure he can believe her when she says she knows nothing. Despite his reservations, though, he can't deny his attraction…or the impulse to protect her. And with the criminals closing in, Max must separate the truth from lies, or he and Katerina may not live to share tomorrow…
and had nowhere to run
When two thieves arrive at the Montana mansion where Isabel Connor is working, undercover investigator Jason Enger isn’t sure if she’s in danger…or an accomplice. Either way, with a snowstorm trapping the pair with the violent thieves, survival depends on working together. But how can they trust each other when he’s concealing his identity…and she’s hiding dark secrets of her criminal past?
She finds a kindred soul in a woman, Natasha, who has an affliction that effects how she interacts with people. Natasha harbors another secret that Fran is intimately familiar with.
When a person has dropped so low that the only currency they have left is their pride... even the littlest thing can cause an insurmountable rift.
Luckily for Fran, her new sister, June, scoffs at the mere concept of the word insurmountable.
(London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
And he’ll blow his cover to protect her
After one of the at-risk teens she mentors calls her for help, Sierra Monforton witnesses a drug deal—and suddenly she’s in a killer’s crosshairs. To protect her, undercover DEA agent Joseph Anderson must keep Sierra close—as her pretend boyfriend. Joseph’s assignment may be to take down a drug ring, but he’ll risk everything to ensure Sierra doesn’t get hurt.
After an emergency calls her back to Denver after being away for thirteen years, Zilrita is forced to re-examine her life and face some truths she has hidden herself away from.
Jennifer has faced difficulties, discrimination and bigotry, trying to be the person she has felt she was her entire life. She feels she was blessed the day that a certain smiling and happy goth stepped into her life.
Will the women open their eyes and admit their feelings, or will they let misunderstandings and assumptions pull them apart?
(The London Harmony series is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
As a potential murder witness, rookie K-9 police officer Valerie Salgado is living with a death threat and caring for her young niece. And things get worse when FBI agent Trevor Lewis comes to Sagebrush, Texas. Trevor offers Valerie protection, but he has more walls around him than a maximum-security prison. And now Valerie must convince him that she, her niece and her K-9 partner would make the perfect family for him, if they can stay alive…
Implicated by her criminal cousin, Nicki Johnson is the target of a murderous gang. Policeman Jackson Worth thinks she is hiding something, but he’s a man of honor. He’ll stand by Nikki and her unborn child because it’s the right thing to do. And because guarding her has left his battle-scarred heart open to the possibility of love.
With his dying breath, Hadley Mason's fatally shot father reveals he's a CIA agent…and a bounty has been placed on both their heads. Heeding his urgent warning to disappear and trust no one, Hadley flees into the Oregon wilderness, but she can't shake the string of hired killers on her trail. So when a fearless and too-handsome wilderness guide comes to her rescue, Hadley has no choice but to put her life in Cooper Wilde's hands. The former Green Beret vows to protect her, but beyond steep gorges and treacherous terrain, a ruthless man will stop at nothing to see her dead.
When a boy goes missing from his bedroom, a police detective must assure a desperate single mother that he and his trusty bloodhound will find her son.
A woman with amnesia has to rely on an officer and his border collie to stay alive when she can't remember who tried to kill her.
An FBI agent is called in to protect a single mother when the rookie K-9 officer witnesses a murder and becomes the killer's target.
This box set includes:
TRACKING JUSTICE BY SHIRLEE MCCOY
DETECTION MISSION BY MARGARET DALEY
GUARD DUTY BY SHARON DUNN
Look for more Texas K-9 Unit books sold separately:
EXPLOSIVE SECRETS BY VALERIE HANSEN
SCENT OF DANGER BY TERRI REED
LONESTAR PROTECTOR BY LENORA WORTH
TEXAS K-9 UNIT CHRISTMAS BY SHIRLEE MCCOY AND TERRI REED
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Days away from testifying in a bank robbery and murder case, witness Kari Danville's safe house is breached, forcing her to run for her life. Scared, alone and pregnant, her only hope for survival rests in the protection of FBI agent Marc Callahan. With everyone in uniform a suspect, Marc goes rogue to keep her alive. Deep in hiding as the holidays approach, the vulnerable mother-to-be proves a dangerous distraction. But Marc can't lose another witness on his watch. As the Christmastime trial draws near, the killer stalks ever closer. And Marc must find a way to shield Kari—and her unborn baby—long enough for justice to be served.
BIG SKY SHOWDOWN
by Sharon Dunn
As Zane Scofield guides Heather Jacobs through the mountains of Montana to fulfill her father’s dying wish, someone from Zane’s shadowy past attacks them. Now they must find a way to stop a gang of criminals…and survive a treacherous chase through the mountains.
by Hope White
A search-and-rescue mission turns deadly when Dr. Kyle Spencer is nearly killed by a masked assailant in the mountains. EMT Maddie McBride saves the doctor just in time—but now they’re both targets for murder.
by Jodie Bailey
When Kristin James is attacked while out for a run, she assumes it’s a crime of convenience…until the culprit mentions her brother, who died in combat. Staff Sergeant Lucas Murphy rescues her, but she’ll never be safe—unless they uncover her brother’s secrets.
Overhearing the murder of her sister, Lacy Germaine grabs her baby nephew and flees for their lives. But not before she’s seen by the killer—who she’s certain is her lawman brother-in-law. Now an instant mom on the run, Lacy will protect the baby at all costs, and she trusts nobody. Not even her rescuer, K-9 cop Matt Callahan. Despite the police alert issued for the missing little boy, Matt believes that Lacy is innocent of kidnapping. Keeping them safe soon becomes his top priority. But no matter how deep they hide, danger finds them…until Matt is all that stands between the beautiful woman, the vulnerable baby and a desperate killer.
More family, less feud
Who knew that members of the all-powerful Camden clan could come in such pretty packages? The retail dynasty that had steamrollered Gideon Thatcher's grandfather decades ago had now sent beautiful emissary January Camden to make everything right. And falling for the enemy never felt this good.
It was tough enough for Jani to convince Gideon the Camdens were sincere about making amends—convincing herself she felt nothing for this stubborn city planner was the real trick. He simply didn't fit into her best laid baby plans; she wasn't lucky in love, but she would soon be a mother, on her own terms. Or could they repair the wounds of the past together…and build one family from the shards of two?
Tasked with figuring out who left a baby girl at the Houston FBI office, Special Agent Tanner Wilson has only one hint—his ex-girlfriend’s name written on a scrap of paper. But child psychologist Macy Mills doesn’t recognize little Addie, and someone’s dead set on abducting her…even if it costs Tanner’s and Macy’s lives. And with Addie and Macy as targets, Tanner’s new mission is to protect them both—at the risk of his own life and heart. Macy will do anything to help him find who’s after Addie, and make amends for her past mistakes. But for their reunion to become a second chance at love, they must find a way to survive the danger threatening to tear them apart.
Four weeks before she's set to testify at a gang murder trial, someone is determined to make sure that Candace Gallagher Andrews never takes the stand. When nowhere is safe for the private investigator or her little girl, Candace turns to the only person she can trust—longtime friend and former navy SEAL Marco Quidel. For Marco, protecting Candace is not just another duty. As the trial date nears and the killer stalks ever closer, Marco knows fear for the first time—the fear of losing Candace and her daughter. But while Marco begins seeing Candace as more than just a friend, her late husband's memory is never far from her mind. So he must keep Candace alive—and not get emotionally involved—long enough to put away a killer.
by Laura Scott
When an assault leaves assistant district attorney Maddy Callahan with amnesia, whoever attacked her seems dead set on finishing the job. And while police officer Noah Sinclair—a family friend—plans to thwart their every attack, he may never catch the culprit…unless her memory returns.
Texas Ranger Holidays
by Sharon Dunn
While Texas Ranger Austin Rivers and border patrol agent Kylie Perry work together to bring down a drug cartel, someone’s determined to kill Kylie and her newly adopted baby. Now Kylie and Austin must shift their focus to uncover why she’s being targeted—before it’s too late.
FRAMED FOR MURDER
by Mary Alford
Framed for the murder of her partner, CIA agent Liz Ramirez turns to squad leader Aaron Foster for help clearing her name. But they’ll need to do more than just prove her innocence if she wants to survive…because someone wants Liz—and the evidence—to disappear for good.
After arriving from Lancaster County in hopes of finding a husband, Ruby Plank stumbles—literally—into the arms of one of Seven Poplars's most eligible bachelors. To her amazement, Joseph Brenneman doesn't care if Ruby is clumsy or outspoken. The shy, handsome mason thinks she's wonderful exactly as she is. If only others felt the same! Though Joseph's mother hired the matchmaker to find her son a wife, she insists Ruby isn't good enough. When Ruby's family secret is revealed, it could divide the couple forever…unless pride gives way to love and trust.
Look for four new inspirational suspense stories every month from Love Inspired Suspense!
TOP SECRET TARGET
Military K-9 Unit
Lieutenant Ethan Webb is ordered to protect his ex-wife from a serial killer, but when he and his K-9 partner arrive, he discovers that private investigator Kendra Bell is posing as the target. Ethan will have to draw out a killer without losing his heart.
When Isabel Connor stumbles on a smuggling ring, her only choices are to run…or die. It’s a struggle for her to trust anyone, yet undercover investigator Jason Enger is the only ally she has as she flees from danger—and finds herself heading straight into a deadly storm.
The Security Specialists
Jessica R. Patch
Wilder Flynn, owner of a private security company, vows to protect Cosette LaCroix, his behavioral expert, from a stalker. But can he accomplish the mission without breaking his strict code against dating employees? Or revealing the deep, dark secrets he’s held close all these years?
Widow Leah Yoder married for love once. Now that she's come home to Seven Poplars, she wants a marriage of convenience that will provide a longed-for family without dishonoring the memory of her late husband. A steady, serious older man would be ideal—someone completely unlike handsome, fun-loving Thomas Stutzman. She and the aspiring organic farmer agree to court to prove that this time, the matchmaker has made a mistake! But as their friendship deepens, will Leah settle for what she thought she needed, or put fear aside for a second chance at happiness?
Look for six new inspirational suspense stories every month from Love Inspired Suspense!
On her way to visit a little girl she recently helped save, paramedic Darcie Stephens is attacked by a stranger dead-set on killing her. She escapes unscathed when detective Noah Lockhart comes to her rescue, but an officer finds a hit list dropped by the assailant—and Darcie's name is next. Now with an assassin constantly on their heels, Darcie and Noah must uncover why somebody wants her dead. Noah fights hard to protect Darcie, but she's determined to keep the cop at arm's length. After all she's lost, she's afraid to love again, especially a handsome lawman with a guarded heart. And a murderer doesn't plan to let Darcie live long enough for any second chances.
First Responders: Brave men and women alert and ready for danger and love