FOREVER ECSTASY. . .
WHISPERED KISSES. . .
Janelle Taylor's historical romances are alive with thrilling passion and enthralling adventure. With BITTERSWEET ECTASY, she continues the spellbinding Savage Ecstasy series with the unforgettable love story of Sun Cloud, the second son of Gray Eagle, and the beautiful Sioux maiden who steals his heart. . .
Impetuous and willful, daring and free, ebon-haired Singing Wind had always been mistress for her fate. But when she set eyes on the virile Sun Cloud, she felt herself losing control of her destiny. She was the daughter of a chief, and by rights should wed Bright Arrow, the elder brother of Sun Cloud who would someday lead their people. But whenever Sun Cloud was near, she could not stop her pulse from racing, her skin from burning, or her very soul from aching for her beloved's caress!
When it comes to following her instincts, former Marine Dee-Ann Smith never holds back. And this deadly member of a shifter protection group will do anything to prove one of her own kind is having hybrids captured for dogfights. Trouble is, her too-cute, rich-boy boss Ric Van Holtz is making it real hard for Dee to keep her heart safe. He's wanted the fiercely independent she-wolf from day one, but he never expected their teamwork to be so explosive. Now is his last chance to show Dee what she needs isn't some in-your-face Alpha male--but a wily, resourceful wolf who'll always have her back in a fight. . .and between the sheets.
Praise for the novels of Shelly Laurenston
"Delicious, sexy and wicked fun!" --New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter on Bear Meets Girl
"Non-stop laughter, snark, and witty banter." --SmexyBooks on Beast Behaving Badly
WHISPERED KISSES. . .FOLLOW THE WIND
These are just a few of the books that have made Janelle Taylor such a beloved and bestselling author of historical romance. And her sweeping tales of Gray Eagle's love for the beautiful Alisha, and the passion-filled adventures of their descendants are among her most unforgettable novels. Now, at last, the legend continues. . .
Morning Star knew it was her duty as an Oglala princess to join with a warrior of her tribe. After all, she was the granddaughter of the revered Gray Eagle, and her father was the great Chief Sun Cloud. But the moment she gazed into the sky-blue eyes if Joseph Lawrence, she realized he was fated to be in her life-circle. For he was the man of legend, the white man who would lead her tribe to peace. He was also the lover who would stir her soul with forbidden desires. Together they would know a great destiny
. . .and an everlasting love!
WHISPERED KISSES. . ..
FOLLOW THE WIND. . .
Janelle Taylor's magnificent historical romances sing with breathtaking adventure and enthralling romance. With SAVAGE CONQUEST, she continues her beloved SAVAGE ECSTASY series with the tempestuous tale of Miranda Lawrence, the beautiful great granddaughter of Gray Eagle and Alisha, and her passion for an Indian brave. . .Savage Conquest
There was no Virginia belle more irresistible than ebon-haired Miranda Lawrence. Through the willful beauty had her pick of handsome beaux, she felt a wild need deep within her for the kind man she'd never meet in polite society. Heeding the call of her destiny, Miranda stole away from her plantation home, back to the land of her mother's people. But when she found the passion she sought in the arms of a handsome Indian, Miranda had to make a final choice-between the life she'd left behind and the future that would give her his love!
Lynsay Sands and Hannah Howell return to the windswept Highlands of 16th century Scotland in the captivating story of identical twin brothers trapped between the curse that has been their legacy and the two women whose love is their destiny . . .
As identical twins, Bothan and Calum MacNachton share a bond stronger than most brothers, one forged by a terrible secret. Rumors and dark tales have been whispered about their clan for centuries. For they roam the Highlands at night, driven by a savage hunger that can never be sated. Their only hope lies in marriage to Outsiders, mortal women whose pure blood will weaken the hold of their eternal curse.
Kenna Brodie and Sarra DeCourcey know what it is to stand apart. They've heard the terrible, whispered warnings, but nothing could prepare them for the handsome brothers whose fierce, unyielding desires are beyond any legend . . .
What Bothan and Calum promise is a life unlike any Kenna and Sarra have ever known. Now, Kenna and Sarra must choose whether to betray their dark lords or stand and fight for a passion that will never die. . .
Janelle Taylor creates unforgettable and sweeping historical sagas filled with enthralling passion and exciting adventure, but none so memorable as the enduring love of the Oglala chief Gray Eagle and his beloved white bride Alisha. And their love story continues. . .
For four years, green-eyed Alisha Williams had been Princess Shalee, the cherished wife of the Oglala chief Gray Eagle. But fate envied their perfect love and swept the stunning Alisha down a raging river and out of Gray Eagle's life. There was no way Gray Eagle could know that his love was alive, but the daily torment of his lonely heart and the nightly agony of unfulfilled passion insisted that somehow she had survived destiny's decree. He had rescued Alisha many times before--somehow he would find her once more for their everlasting love could never keep them apart!
Dianne Duvall's Immortal Guardians protect humanity from unspeakable horrors--but their hearts are as fragile as any mortal's. . .
For centuries, Lisette d'Alençon has been a warrior against the dark. She fights alongside her brothers and comrades. But when the dreams start coming, she can't bear to confess them to the Immortal Guardians' command. Dreams of a dark-haired man with soft eyes and brutal wounds, a man her heart aches for--and a man she knows has been declared a traitor.
Zach is an exile, a loner. He won't defend himself against false accusations or grovel to those who should have faith in him. But he'll damn sure defend the woman who kept him sane against a plague of super-vamps that seems to have appeared from nowhere. The Guardians will blame him, and that will make Lisette suspect, too. With life, death and eternity on the line, who can they really trust?
"The Immortal Guardians series is one you'll want to follow." --The Romance Review
"These dark, kick-ass guardians can protect me any day!" --Alexandra Ivy on Darkness Dawns
"Whizzing along at light speed. . .this sophomore effort sizzles." --Publishers Weekly on Night Reigns
Cloud Chaser was merely a boy of ten when a cruel twist of fate took him away from his family and changed his life forever. Now, after twelve years, he has returned home. Struggling to gain the trust and acceptanceof his tribe, Cloud Chaser is ready to face any obstacle to fulfill his dream of riding with the Lakota. But he never expects to lose his heart to the beautiful Indian maiden Dawn, who shared his wish of bringing peace to the Black Hills. Now as an even greater challenge awaits him, he and Dawn together strive to secure the future of their people-and their love. . .
"A STORY THAT WILL THRILL."
All her life, flame-haired Alexandra Sheffield has been expected to marry the wealthy Lord Christopher Hatton—a man whose title and inheritance make Alex the envy of all London. But desperate for a life filled with adventure and passion, she is in no hurry to marry the spoiled aristocrat. Instead, she is consumed with longing for another man—Lord Hatton’s devastatingly dangerous twin brother, Nicholas.
All his life, Nick Hatton has had his pick of beautiful women, but he’s also had enough sense never to hazard his heart. That is, until his irresponsible brother gambles away his inheritance and plans to refill his pockets by marrying spirited young Alex. Driven by a fierce need to protect her, Nick will risk anything to prevent his brother’s scheming seduction. But when the girl he sets out to save becomes the glorious woman he longs to ravish, he must force himself to resist her wild beauty and reckless flirtation—before his desires erupt in a single, scorching moment that can never be undone.
When his wife and young son are slaughtered by Crow warriors, Wind Dancer is let embittered and lonely. Intent only on duty to his people, he never imagines that it will force him to take another woman into his life.
Chumani too has lost much to tribal wars. Seeking revenge for the murder of her husband and child, the beautiful warrior rides fiercely against her enemies, and vows never again to marry. But when a medicine man sees her union with Wind Dancer in a sacred vision, she knows their alliance will make both their tribes strong.
Now, beneath the wide sky of a land at war with itself, Wind Dancer and Chimani must learn to trust again-and to succumb to a love that can heal-if they ever hope to save their people.
Dr. Melanie Lipton is no stranger to the supernatural. She knows immortals better than they know themselves, right down to their stubborn little genes. So although a handsome rogue immortal seems suspicious to her colleagues, Sebastien Newcombe intrigues Melanie. His history is checkered, his scars are impressive, and his ideas are daring. But it's not his ideas that have Melanie fighting off surges of desire. . .
Bastien is used to being the bad guy. In fact, he can't remember the last time he had an ally he could trust. But Melanie is different--and under her calm, professional exterior he senses a passion beyond anything in his centuries of experience. Giving in to temptation is out of the question--he can't put her in danger. But she isn't asking him. . .
"These dark, kick-ass guardians can protect me any day!" --Alexandra Ivy on Darkness Dawns
"Whizzing along at light speed. . .this sophomore effort sizzles." --Publishers Weekly on Night Reigns
"Utterly addictive." --Romantic Times
Each novel that Janelle Taylor writes is filled with heart-pounding passion and romantic adventure. Yet it is the compelling saga of the beautiful Alisha and her Indian lover Gray Eagle and their descendants which continues to enthrall her readers the most. . .
In a wagon train deep in Sioux territory rose Rebecca Kenny, the most ravishing woman Bright Arrow had ever seen. Her soft perfect curves were an intoxicating blend of innocence and seduction that drove him mad with desire. The hot-blooded brave had to have her--but wisdom demanded that he slay the enticing creature along with all the other white invaders. The bronze-skinned youth killed her companions--but fate commanded that he save Rebecca, capture her, torment her. . .and soar with her to the dizzying heights of blazing ecstasy!
Janelle Taylor's sweeping historicals are passionate tales filled with thrilling adventure and breathtaking desire. And Passions Wild and Free carries on her bestselling tradition with this fiery story of a beautiful woman in search of revenge and the hot-blooded gunslinger who captures her heart. . .
Passions Wild and Free
After seeing her home and family destroyed by the cruel and hateful Epson gang, Randee Hollis swore revenge. The feisty young woman knew that she couldn't do the nasty job alone--she needed someone to help her stop the murderous villains. And when Randee literally ran into the black-clad Marsh Logan, she knew she'd found her man. He was strong and brave and met all of her requirements for a gunslinger. . .but the virile stranger offered something more. Every time Randee looked into his light blue eyes she felt a longing deep inside. She wanted to run her fingers through his sleek ebony hair, caress his bronzed skin and discover what it would be like to spend the rest of her life wrapped up in his warm embrace. . .
Risking the ire of his own clan and hers, Payton nonetheless cannot ignore Kirstie's desperate plea or her captivating beauty. For he knows that nothing will deter the spirited lass from bringing an evil man to justice, even if she must do it alone. Joining her on this crusade, he embarks upon a dangerous quest against a powerful enemy only too eager to destroy them both. . .
Praise For Hannah Howell And Her Highland Novels. . .
"Few authors portray the Scottish highlands as lovingly or colorfully as Hannah Howell." --Publishers Weekly
"Expert storyteller Howell pens another Highland winner." –Romantic Times
Some Secrets Are Shocking
When New Jersey police officer Ivy Sedgwick's fiancé bolts out of the church on their wedding day, she's stunned. Declan loves her--doesn't he? Ivy's late father, a man she hardly knew, disapproved of the match, but Ivy never knew why--until a homicide detective named Griffin Fargo shows up. The man Ivy knew as Declan is really someone else--and "Declan" was just one of the aliases the police believe he used when he duped a string of other "fiancées" for their money. . .
Other Secrets Are Deadly. . .
Breaking the news to Ivy is one of the hardest things Griffin has ever done, but he needs her to help him track down Declan before he strikes again. The trouble is, Griffin wants her, too. Protecting her becomes all too personal to Griffin, especially as the clues lead them to new suspects. With danger around every corner, all Griffin wants is to close the case--so he can convince Ivy that her future, and her heart, belong to him.
"Achingly poignant. . .a fine tale of rekindled love mixed in with a complex mystery."
--Romantic Times on Haunting Olivia
"Excellent. . .motives abound in this tale of dark suspense and romance."
--Romantic Times on Watching Amanda
and Christmas miracles...
The Twilight Before Christmas
Bestselling novelist Kate Drake, one of seven sisters with amazing powers of witchcraft, wants to open a bookstore in a charming but run-down mill in her California hometown. Decorated former U.S. Army Ranger Matt Granite, now a contractor, doesn't mind helping -- and getting closer to Kate. But when an earthquake exposes a crypt in the mill's foundation, a centuries-old evil threatens to destroy both Christmas and the gift of soul-searing passion Kate's hometown hero wants her to keep forever....
After The Music
Terrified by mysterious threats, Jessica Fitzpatrick takes her twin wards to the island mansion of their estranged father, Dillon Wentworth, a famous musician who shut out the world after a fire claimed his wife's life and left him disfigured. With Christmas approaching, the spark between Dillon and Jessica might light the future, but the evil machinations of those who share his wife's love of the occult may plunge the family into darkness -- unless a Christmas miracle occurs....
Experience the magic!
Bestselling author Janelle Taylor has taken her millions of readers to thrilling new worlds of romance with these novels of universal desire and intergalactic adventure. Now, the magic continues amidst the blaze of
STARLIGHT AND SPLENDOR
Many years have passed since Commander Varian Saar spirited the lovely Doctor Jana Grayson away from Earth aboard his starship and made her his. Now their son Galen, First Lieutenant of the Galactic Wind, seeks his destiny among the stars-and in the arms of a beautiful seductress who may be his doom. . .while his twin sister Amaya journeys to far-off earth-where her courage and her passions are soon put to the greatest test of all.
Joined together by royal decree, the Princess Alysa and her beloved Prince Gavin share a bond of power and passion that no man can tear asunder. But when their kingdom on the enchanted isle of Britain is attacked, Alysa mounts her noble steed and joins her warrior army against the northern invaders who would divide her peaceful realm. Defiant and unafraid, Alysa battles the barbaric Norsemen-with a bold, seductive plan that will sweep her into the arms of her most dangerous enemy. . .before she can return to her land and the lover whose searing caresses will burn in her heart forevermore. . .
Writing together for the first time, New York Times bestselling authors Lynsay Sands and Hannah Howell present the darkly passionate story of two men sworn to conquer the hunger that pounds in their blood--and the women who may be their only salvation. . .
When Darkness Falls. . .
Cathal MacNachton and Connall MacAdie are cousins bound by far more than blood ties and the rugged Highland landscape their clan calls home. The ancient curse of their ancestry has fated them to live by night with an unquenchable thirst that neither can tame. The only thing that can save their souls is marriage to Outsiders--mortals whose untainted blood will weaken the curse in their children and break the chains of fear that have made their clan a breed apart.
Bridget Callan and Eva Caxton are the women who will shape the clan's destiny. Marriage to these strange and mysterious men will rescue each of them from desperate circumstances--and draw them into a web of danger, desire, and intrigue. . .
Award-winning author Janelle Taylor brings her magnificent historicals alive with fiery passion and exciting adventure. And Sweet Savage Heart continues that bestselling tradition on the wild plains of the Dakota Territory where an arrogant rancher stakes his claim on a flame-haired beauty!
Sweet Savage Heart
Kidnapped when she was a child, eighteen-year-old Rana Michaels couldn't imagine any life other than her carefree existence among the Sioux. The white man Travis Kincade appeared in her camp, and the flame-haired beauty's peace was shattered forever. His emerald eyes seemed to strip away her doeskin dress; his heated touch was destined to teach her passion's secrets. But when he traded a few trinkets for her freedom, Rana vowed to slay him before returning to her people. . .even if it meant denying herself the exquisite release only he could ignite within her!
STARDUST AND SHADOWS. . .
STARLIGHT AND SPLENDOR. . .
Master storyteller Janelle Taylor takes romance to a new dimension with her tales of intergalactic adventure and heartsoaring desire. Now she brings is the dazzling tale of two star-crossed lovers. . .players in a dangerous game of intrigue and seduction.
Starla and Dagan cannot reveal their true identities. . .even as they surrender to passion beneath the moon-kissed skies. Enemies or allies, they are a man and woman who will fight for their forbidden love-and seek their dangerous destiny in a universe a-shimmer with. . .
Bound to Darkness
A Midnight Breed Novel
The "strikingly original" (Booklist) Midnight Breed vampire romance series continues with a pulse-pounding novel of paranormal passion and suspense from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Lara Adrian.
Carys Chase is accustomed to making her own rules and letting her heart lead the way—no matter what anyone else has to say about it. A rare Breed female and a daywalker as well, headstrong, beautiful Carys is one of the most powerful of her kind. She lives passionately and loves without limits, especially when it comes to the lethal cage-fighting Breed warrior called Rune.
Unbeatable in the ring, Rune exists in a brutal world of blood and bone and death. He's made his share of enemies both in and out of the arena, and his secrets run as deep and turbulent as his past. A dangerous loner who has survived by his fists and fangs, Rune has never allowed anyone to get too close to him . . . until Carys. But when the bodies buried in his past rise up to threaten his present, Rune must choose between betraying Carys's trust or putting her in the crosshairs of a battle neither of them can hope to win on their own.
Threatened by the ever-encroaching Bluecoats, the Oglala Lakotas must strike hard and fast to ensure their tribe's survival. With the cunning and bravery befitting a chief's son, War Eagle leads his hunting party on a raid, killing many soldiers and taking a white woman captive. Caroline Sims has hair as bright as the sun and the courage of a wildcat, sparking a forbidden attraction in the fierce warrior. In a land where danger lurks in every shadow and peace often comes at a deadly price, War Eagle and Caroline find themselves locked in a passionate battle for their lives--and their love. . .
STARDUST AND SHADOWS
Doctor Jana Greysen didn't know what to believe. The last thing she remembered was lying safely in the arms of her beloved, Commander Varian Saar, aboard the starship Wanderlust. But she'd awakened from a deep, drugged sleep to find herself again the captive bride of Varian's evil half-brother, the handsome Prince Ryker Triloni, who was not even supposed to be alive! Even worse, Ryker insisted that Varian was about to wed another. Could Jana have given her love to the wrong man? Was Ryker really the one who deserved her passion? Well-skilled at pleasing a woman's heart as well as her body, he seemed everything his brother had been-and more. In a universe cloaked in stardust and shadows, could Jana ever hope to know the truth?
Blessed with incomparable beauty, Isabel MacDonald is prepared to use every means possible–including seduction–to uncover her husband’s most guarded secrets. Instead Rory awakens Isabel’s deepest desires and her sweetest fantasies. Now Isabel has found the happiness she’s always dreamed of with the very man she must betray, and discovers that passion can be far more dangerous than revenge.
From the Paperback edition.
The novels of Janelle Taylor sparkle with her unique blend of adventure and passion. And her unforgettable tale of the warrior Gray Eagle and his beloved Alisha is perhaps the most special of all. For it begins one of the most romantic and memorable sagas ever written. . .
It was like lightning striking, the first time they looked into each other's eyes: Gray Eagle, the captured Indian brave, and Alisha, the beautiful young settler. As the proud Oglala warrior was being tortured by his white captors, only Alisha seemed to notice that he was a human being--handsome and strong, and one who took her breath away. But if Alisha could have read Gray Eagle's thoughts she would have been even more disturbed. Because from the moment he saw her, the Indian knew he had to possess the fair-skinned one--and his life would not be complete until he had made her his slave!
By the age of twenty
the maiden called Kionee can ride, fight and hunt better than most men. Yet with her lovely face concealed behind a mask, she feels a secrets loneliness-knowing she can never marry or know a lover's gentle touch. Until an extraordinary vision brings her face to face with Stalking Wolf, the sensual half-breed whose passion will set her free, yet whose love is forever denied her.
Set against the majesticWyoming wilderness, this is the haunting tale of a woman caught between honor and desire. . .and of her gradual awakening to the bittersweet joys of love. Tender, moving, and richly romantic, DESTINEY MINE is Janelle Taylor's most unforgettable novel yet.
MOONDUST AND MADNESS
Abducted by Commander Varian Saar of the starship Wanderlust, lovely Jana Greyson found herself high above her native Texas in a world beyond her imagination. A helpless pawn in an intergalactic struggle, Jana knew her handsome captor held her fate in his powerful grasp. And now he was stealing her heart as well. Their passion was forbidden, their desire undeniable, and their love soon blazed as brightly as the stars!
1756. Traveling west of the colonies with a small party, Shannon O'Shea loses her way in the wilderness, soon drenched by driving rains and forced by powerful winds into the shelter of a cave. Stripping quickly, she is drawn to the flickering warmth of a fire deep within, but she stops cold--surely she must be dreaming. Before her stands a Cherokee brave, tall and broad-shouldered, scarcely clothed. Storm Dancer whispers that she knew him once. . .long ago. He vows to keep her safe. By morning, he seems to vanish, yet Storm Dancer will remain with Shannon, in every way a flesh-and-blood man who awakens her every womanly longing. For their spirits call to each other. . .
Storm Dancer's vow is kept. He is more honorable by far than the white man Shannon must wed, and time will prove that only he can save her from violence and treachery. That he is the only man she will truly love. . .
"A Story That Will Thrill."
--Romantic Times on Lakota Dawn
Read a deleted scene from Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage.
World champion rodeo star Austin McKettrick finally got bested by an angry bull. With his career over and his love life a mess, the lone maverick has nowhere to go when the hospital releases him…except back home to Blue River and the Silver Spur ranch. But his overachieving brothers won't allow this cowboy to brood in peace. They've even hired a nurse to speed his recovery. Paige Remington's bossy brand of TLC is driving him crazy. Not to mention her beautiful face, sexy figure and silky black hair.
Paige has lost count of the number of times Austin has tried to fire her. She's not going anywhere till he's healed—body and heart.
FOLLOW THE WIND
Someone's Watching. . .
Amanda Sedgwick never wanted anything from her rich father except love, but William Sedgwick gave her nothing during his lifetime. Now that he's dead, everything has changed. Overnight, Amanda goes from being a single mom with a dead-end job that barely covers the rent to a fabulously wealthy heiress. Her inheritance comes with several conditions, however, one of which is the man who will be making sure she follows her father's eccentric rules to the letter. . .
And It's Not Who She Thinks.
Ethan Black isn't happy about what William Sedgwick asked him to do--but he owes the old man his life, literally. Playing babysitter to a young woman who barely knew her father when he was alive is hardly what he had in mind, but Amanda is far from the gold-digging brat Ethan expected. Falling in love definitely wasn't in his job description--nor was putting his life on the line when it becomes terrifyingly clear that he isn't the only one watching Amanda. . .
For Mack McKinley and his team of GhostWalker killing machines, urban warfare is an art. But despite a hard-won knowledge of the San Francisco streets, Mack knows from experience that too many things can still go wrong. Danger was just another part of the game—and now he’s come face-to-face with a woman who can play just as tough.
She’s Jaimie, a woman with a sapphire stare so potent it can destroy a man. Years ago she and Mack had a history—volatile, erotic, and electric. Then she vanished. Now she’s walked back into Mack’s life, as a spy with more secrets than are good for her. Against all odds, she’s hooking up with Mack one more time to take on an enemy that could destroy them both, or bring them back together in one hot, no-holds-barred adrenaline rush.
This Time It's Personal. . .
Holly Morrow is shocked to hear about her cousin Lizzie's sudden wedding to Dylan Dunhill--of the wealthy Dunhills, who simply don't mix with wrong-side-of-the-tracks kids like the Morrows. Stranger still, Lizzie has received frightening threats and the bridal party has suffered dangerous near-miss "accidents." But when Holly learns that her childhood friend Jake Boone is now Dylan's pal, she knows that everything's changed--except her attraction to the steady, sexy P.I., the only person willing to help her unmask the wedding's enemy. . .
. . .And Deadly
Jake has loved Holly forever--but when she left Troutville, scraping the dirt of her childhood off her high-heeled boots, he promised himself he would move on. With Holly back in town, however, forgetting the way she makes him feel isn't easy--and ignoring the violent threats delivered to the wedding party could prove deadly. He'll have to keep desire at arm's length to keep his wits about him--and unmask a killer before his friend's marriage leads to brutal murder. . .
THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF SEVEN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERS, COMES A NOVEL OF ENTHRALLING ADVENTURE AND EXTRAODINARY ROMANCE.
Born of an Apache mother, trained in Apache ways, undercover agent Navarro Breed embarks on a perilous mission to save Geronimo and his people.
Seeking her own brand of justice against the gun-running desperadoes who killed her husband, Bethany Wind agrees to masquerade as Navarro's wife.
It is a journey that will take them from the Arizona Territory to a sprawling Texas ranch-and the home of the woman Navarro once loved. And it is a journey that will take them from danger to awakening desire-and the love that is their extraordinary destiny. . ..
In CHASE THE WIND
Janelle Taylor has created an incomparable love story of two people who must battle the pain of the past to seize a radiant future. Set against the sweeping panorama of authentic western history, brimming with sensual passion and intrigue, it is the work of a master storyteller at her spellbinding best.
A Face From The Past. . .
Olivia Sedgwick never really knew her wealthy father, and she can't imagine why he bequeathed his summer cottage to her. It's a cozy little place, but Blueberry, Maine, holds only bittersweet memories for Olivia--heartrending memories of Zach, her long-lost first love, and the child she gave up for adoption. But what begins as a brief trip north to inspect her new property becomes a journey of revelation when she runs into Zach himself--and their beautiful daughter.
And A Threat To Her Future. . .
Zach is stunned that Olivia has returned to the small town where they fell in love. But what's more shocking is the realization that her father lied to them both, driving them apart all those years ago. Rebuilding their relationship offers a temptation that neither of them can resist. But someone is determined to break apart their small family once more, and will stop at nothing to do it. . .
"Excellent . . . motives abound in this tale of dark suspense and romance."--Romantic Times on Watching Amanda
Lady Olympia Wherlocke has the gift of foresight. When Lady Agatha Mallam asks Olympia to locate her brother so he can rescue her from an arranged marriage, she knows exactly where to find Lord Brant Mallam, Earl of Fieldgate. What happens next is something she never envisioned. . .
Since his betrothed died, Lord Brant Mallam has drowned his sorrow with wine and women. His dissolute ways have only emboldened his calculating mother. But with the help of the enchanting Olympia, he concocts a daring plan to end his mother's devious designs for his sister. While each step in their bold scheme works to perfection, the sins of the past could unravel a growing desire that neither Olympia or Brant can control. . .
Praise for Hannah Howell and The Wherlockes!
"Gentle but passionate love scenes and endearing descriptions of close-knit, quirky families will have readers beaming from the first page to the last." --Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) on If He's Dangerous
"We can only hope that Howell will return to this series later with more wondrous stories." --RT Book Reviews on If He's Wild
Don't Say A Word
Newly divorced schoolteacher Mia Anderson is looking forward to exploring her identity without her ex-husband's criticism. But a frantic call from her much wilder twin Margot suddenly plunges Mia into her sister's life, which Margot has fled--leaving a dead man in her wake. Before Mia can unravel Margot's disappearance, she's faced with Matthew Gray, the dead man's distraught brother. Asking him for help is a long shot--but it's the only way to carry out a dangerous charade. . .
Don't Look Back
Deceit is the last thing Matthew wants in his life--it ruined his parents' marriage, and it killed his cheating brother, who was seen flirting with Margot the night he was murdered. But Mia is sure that her sister is only a pawn in this deadly game, and he can't let her investigate on her own--not when she's determined to put her own life on the line. And as they sift through clues, talking long into each night to unravel the mystery, he begins to realize that what matters most is making sure Mia isn't the next victim. . .
Betsy Reed and her husband, Tommy, have a marriage that other people envy--romantic, passionate, and filled with happiness. The news Betsy brings home from her doctor right before Christmas could destroy all that. Against all odds, just a few months after surgery to remove cysts in her uterus, she's pregnant. She's familiar with the dangers of pregnancy--her beloved sister-in-law died of complications.
As Betsy and Tommy head for a Christmas in the Blue Ridge mountains, he begins to realize she's hiding something from him. Although their nights are filled with desire, her holiday joy seems forced. He fears the worst.
New York Times bestselling romance author Janelle Taylor puts her magic to work in this Christmas story about love, courage, faith, and trust.
STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART
Kimberly Harden is a recently divorced mom just looking for a quiet weekend at a friend's cabin, only to find that a mistake in arrangements has brought her husband's divorce attorney there too. Sexy lawyer Stephen Wright was secretly on Kimberly's side, and when a sudden flood strands them in the cabin together, he decides to prove that he has her best interests at heart.
WINDS OF CHANGE
The love between Dorry Sims and Luke James is strong enough to best the Wyoming wilderness where they've made their home. But a greedy neighbor wants their ranch and Dorry, too, and he'll get rid of Luke anyway he can, including framing Luke for a crime Luke didn't commit.
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
Janelle Taylor shares the story of falling in love with her husband, Michael. A true-life treat for romance fans.
Janelle Taylor is the multiple-award-winning author of nine New York Times bestselling romance novels. Visit her at www.janelletaylor.com.
Award-winning author Janelle Taylor has won the hearts of romance readers the world over. Now she continues her bestselling tradition with her most unforgettable novel yet, a passion-filled story of love and adventure sweeping from the post-Civil War South to the sprawling Texas plains to the majestic mountains of Colorado. . .as a spirited beauty risks all she cherishes in a daring deception. . .
Her beloved Georgia ravaged by war, her home in the hands of Yankees, Virginia Anne Marston boarded a wagon rain west to find her father in far-off Colorado. But first, she had a promise to keep-a promise that forced her to take another woman's identity in a dangerous deception. Only one man saw through her ruse-Steve Carr, a rugged, gun slinging stranger on a perilous undercover mission of his own. Sworn to discover Ginny's secret at any cost, he plotted her seduction-only to lose his own heart to a rapturous, irresistible love destined to triumph against all odds!
Feisty and beautiful Maggie Malone is determined to earn her livelihood as a private detective--a daunting profession unheard of for a woman on her own in the wild West. And when her stepfather asks her to help his son escape the hangman's noose for a bank robbery he didn't commit, she rises to the challenge. The Yuma Prison break will place Maggie's own life in jeopardy--and leave her with grave doubts about whether she's done right or terribly wrong. . .
Sworn to help clear her stepbrother's name by tracking down the men who framed him, Maggie meets Hawk Reynolds. An ex-Texas Ranger and half-blood Cheyenne, Hawk is on a vengeance quest to find his parents' killers--the same desperadoes Maggie is seeking. Destiny draws Hawk and Maggie to each other and to the stirring of an unbidden, irresistible desire. Together, they will ride into Tombstone and into a crossfire of lies, double dealings, and searing betrayal as they search for answers that will sow the seeds of suspicion between them--and arouse a passion fated to explode beneath the bright desert sky.
Abducted at eighteen. Held captive for 15 months.
It reads like one of those headlines. And yes, I did it. I stole her. Nora, with her long dark hair and silky skin. She’s my weakness, my obsession.
I’m not a good man. I never pretended to be one. She can love me, but she can’t change me.
I can, however, change her.
My name is Julian Esguerra, and Nora is mine to keep.
***Keep Me is the sequel to Twist Me, told from Nora & Julian’s POV.***
AUTHOR OF. . .FOLLOW THE WIND, FOREVER ECTASY, AND KISS OF THE NIGHT WIND, TRIUMPHS AGAIN WITH THIS SWEEPING TALE OF A BEAUTIFUL, INNOCENT WOMAN RACING AGAINST TIME TO SOLVE A CHILLING MYSTERY AND CLEAR HER NAME. AT HER SIDE IS A MAN WHO CAN NEITHER TRUST NOR RESIST HER. THEY ARE BOTH AFTER THE TRUTH-BUT FOR VERY DIFFERENT REASONS. PROMISE ME FOREVER. . .
In 1875 Savannah, Rachel Fleming Barlow Newman McCandless is known to her neighbors as the Black Widow. Only twenty-one year old, she has been widowed three times, most recently by the death of Phillip McCandless whose last words to her-incoherent ramblings about an illegal arms shipment-have left her terrified as well as grief-stricken.
Phillip's long-estranged brother Captain Daniel Slade, convinced that the "Black Widow" has struck again, pretends to be Phillip's business partner while he tries to uncover the truth about Rachel's apparently fatal charms. Rachel, of course, suspects the worst-that Daniel is behind Phillip's untimely death. But even that fear can't stop her from desiring the handsome stranger. She has married three times-for every reason except love. Only now is she discovering that losing her heart can be the greatest danger of all. . .
The western frontier. Deadly winter weather. New bride Carrie Sue Jamison wonders if she will be widowed before spending even one Christmas with her husband Thad, a Texas Ranger. He's left home to track a gang of murderous bank robbers through the wilderness.
The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business.
Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background.
Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering.
Handling jobs the U.S. government can’t...
As the last unattached member of the Kelly clan, Joe is more than ready to risk life and limb on any mission he’s assigned to, but when it comes to love, he’ll keep his distance. He’s content to watch his brothers become thoroughly domesticated.
Zoe’s had nothing but heartbreak in her life, and she’s determined to start over with a completely new identity, thanks to her college friend, Rusty Kelly. But it’s the gorgeous smile and tender words of Joe Kelly that begin to weaken her resolve to never risk her heart again. And Joe will have to put everything on the line to save Zoe, when secrets of her past resurface—and threaten to tear them apart…
Awakening in a hospital, Jarred Bryant has no recollection of the plane crash that nearly killed him. At first, all that remains familiar is the beautiful woman at his bedside: Kelsey-his soon to be ex-wife. Then come the fleeting, fragmented visions-terrifying visions that hint at a conspiracy involving those closest to Jarred. Are they shards of a paranoid imagination. . .or true memories of a hunted man?
. . .THE HEART REFUSES TO FORGET
Struggling to grasp the shadowy images that flutter just beyond his consciousness, Jared clings to a marriage that feels hopelessly shattered. Yet, mingling with the anger and regret in Kelsey's eyes, he glimpses a faint glimmer of passion that even the looming divorce hasn't extinguished. When a harrowing near-miss convinces Jarred that both their lives really are in danger, he knows he must somehow win back the trust of the woman he loved so passionately-and seems to have betrayed-in his still-elusive past. . .
Recently widowed the mother of a teenaged daughter, Kate Rose has finally come to her own as head of her own talent agency. She has kept her past carefully hidden: the callous lover who abandoned her. . .the unfulfilling marriage to a powerful older man who gave her child his name. . .the nights she wept over the betrayal that still haunts her.
OR EVER FORGET
Now, after seventeen years, Jake Talbot has come back-just as sensual and irresistible as the day he broke her heart. Kate thought she was strong enough to handle anything. But suddenly she is a woman on the edge, fighting the passion Jake reawakens even as he urges her to give their relationship another chance. Just as she is beginning to trust again, to believe in the future jake offers, Kate is forced to face the ultimate test of a man and a woman's love: a shattering truth that could destroy her chances for happiness forever-if she lets it. . .
As a naïve college co-ed, Rachel Tims realized too late that Daniel Gaines had married her to spite his wealthy family. Although she learned to dress impeccably, speak softly, and smile like a lady, she'd never been accepted as a true Georgia "Gaines." Now, widowed and alone at 47, Rachel is finally ready to leave her world of dull charity work and lazy country club afternoons behind. What she really wants is a career of her own. . .and something even more shocking: Quentin Rawls.
. . .Or The Love Of A Lifetime?
Celebrated ex-football star Quentin Rawls has returned to Augusta a hero. A national celebrity with two failed marriages behind him, Quentin is rich, rugged. . .and years younger than Rachel. As he awakens a passion that sends her heart soaring, Rachel will have to decide whether to risk everything for a future together--and the chance. . .
To Love Again
New York Times bestselling author Janelle Taylor brings her characters vividly to life at moments of emotional intensity and life-changing decisions. In Anything For Love, she captures a woman's struggle to find herself--and the right man to love--in a story that goes straight to the heart.