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It was only supposed to be a vacation romance: passionate, exciting—and short-lived. But when Jewel Henley arrived for her first day of work at a new job, she realized her exotic lover was in fact Piers Anetakis, her boss. A boss who had a strict rule about not getting involved with his employees. Before she knew it, Jewel found herself without a job…and pregnant.
Now, five months later, Piers finally tracks down his one-night lover. Determined to explain the mistakes he made, he is confronted with an undeniable truth: Jewel is carrying his child. The only honorable solution is to marry. Yet is there more between them than lust? Because attentive as he is, Jewel knows he still doesn't trust her. And until he does, all they have…is an affair.
Top Pick!…An extraordinarily moving romance with wonderfully charismatic protagonists."
—RT Book Reviews on The Affair
THE AFFAIR was originally published as The Tycoon's Secret Affair
They say you can forgive but you can never forget. Virgil Bougard takes that saying to heart. Four years ago Kara Goshay believed a vicious lie about him and ended their relationship. And even after her apology, Virgil is still bitter. He doesn't intend to make things easy for Kara when his family's firm hires her PR company to revamp his playboy image. But faking a liaison with Kara for the media backfires when the line between fantasy and reality is blurred by strong sexual attraction.
Kara wanted forgiveness. Instead she's deep into a heated affair with the powerful, charismatic man she can't resist. The man who claims he'll never forgive her, especially when a secret enemy puts her professional reputation in jeopardy. Stakes are high—but so is their searing desire, a connection so intense it could possibly tame this elusive, unforgiving bachelor at last…
One last New York night with Sofia Ramirez is all Prince Nikandros Constantinides allowed himself before returning to Akathinia, after a dreadful accident took his brother's life. But before the royal rebel is crowned, Nik discovers that he didn't leave Sofia behind alone!
In a baby's heartbeat, Nik turns Sofia's world upside down and whisks her away to his Mediterranean kingdom. Dissolving a politically perfect engagement is not what Nik—or his country—had in mind, but this proud prince will do whatever it takes to legitimize his new rule…with a wife and child!
Alexi Jordan moves to her family’s crumbling Florida estate to start over. The house needs work, but that’s exactly what she’s looking for to get her life back on track after a disastrous marriage and an exhausting career. But after a series of unsettling phone calls and someone tampering with her lights, Alexi begins to fear that her home is far from a refuge.
Her neighbor, Rex Morrow, insists on protecting Alexi. She can’t deny that Rex is strong and sheltering, but the feelings she begins to develop for him are just as frightening as the series of scary events in her home. As the danger increases, Alexi must decide who poses the greater risk—her mysterious stalker, or the man who threatens to steal her heart…
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Sheltered in His Arms by USA TODAY bestselling author Tara Taylor Quinn
Ten years after doing the unforgivable and leaving Shelter Valley, Sam Montford returns home. But forgiveness proves hard to find…particularly with the one woman he loved the most and hurt the deepest: his ex-wife, Cassie Tate.
As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever….
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 2
Since Randi Howell fled her own wedding—and sinister gunmen—and made a new home at Brady Jones's Texas ranch, she knows this is where she belongs, with the work, the horses and especially Brady.
Randi doesn't know who the gunmen were planning to kill, but she heard enough that they're still after her. She's safe for now far away in Texas. But she hasn't told Brady about her past. The strong, handsome rancher is everything she has ever wanted in a man. He's a man of honor—how could he accept her if he knew she'd left her fiancé at the altar?
Read the conclusion in The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 3.
As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever….
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 3
Time is running out for runaway bride Randi Howell. The hitmen are hot on her trail, and soon no one will be safe at Brady's ranch. Texas feels a lifetime away from Grand Springs, but going home and facing up to her old life may be the only way to hang on to the new one. Randi's days of running are over—she just hopes that Brady can face his fears about love and stop running, too….
Don't miss the continuing drama of Grand Springs in Marriage by Contract by Sandra Steffen.
The day his son was born, Jude Rebel knew he was meant to be a father. That was why he had to stop the adoption. How could he give away his own flesh and blood? For twelve years, Jude has kept his secret. Until Paige Wheeler comes home to Horseshoe, regretting the decision that changed both their lives forever.
At eighteen, all Paige wanted was to escape her Texas town and troubled, hardscrabble life. Her ticket out cost her dearly. Now she has a chance to make things right. Finding out Jude has been raising their child is only the beginning. Is it too late for forgiveness? Or have they all been given a second chance?
Framed for a crime he didn't commit, Lee Earnshaw is two weeks out of prison when an ex-con tries to kill him and his former love, K-9 rookie cop Ellen Foxcroft. Recognizing their attacker as a man he met in prison, Lee knows he must be the intended target. But is the shooter settling a score, or does Lee have something he wants? Determined to start over, training puppies and maybe getting a second chance with Ellen, Lee vows to keep both of them safe. But as they investigate together, Ellen's golden retriever partner at their side, they find themselves dead center in a killer's crosshairs.
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Lani Mills had a secret crush on gorgeous diehard bachelor Colin West, along with half the women in town. But she was just his cleaning lady, so she'd have to content herself with dusting and dreaming…or would she?
Colin needed a fictional fiancée to end his mother's matchmaking attempts. Lovely, loyal Lani was his first choice, and, to his relief, she agreed to pretend they were madly in love. But his relief turned to dismay when she kept forgetting the "pretend" part…
A contemporary romance.
Originally published in 2002.
She's just one of the boys, but with a new business in Copper Ridge, Anna Brown needs to change that. Her brothers bet she can't land a date for a fancy charity event. So Anna turns to her best friend—the hottest bachelor in town—for advice.
Rancher Chase McCormack wants in on that gala. If Anna takes him, he promises to turn her into a lady. But the makeover reveals what he's long suspected—Anna's irresistible! Is his best friend prepared to be taken—heart, body and soul—by her very own cowboy?
Mistress. It sounded so sordid, so impersonal, so far removed from the kind of relationship Marley Jameson had with Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis. Until it all came crashing down around them.
Three months later, Marley awakened in the hospital with no memory of what happened before she got there. She couldn’t remember her past, Chrysander…or the baby she carried. All she knew was that when Chrysander showed up and whisked her away to his private Greek island, being with him felt like home.
Until she remembered the truth…
“Readers will be swept along in this whirlpool of love, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness.”
—RT Book Reviews on Wanted
The Mistress was originally published as The Tycoon’s Pregnant Mistress.
In all her life, Izzy Lambert has told only one lie—fourteen years ago. Now that her teenage summer love is back in town she's on a mission to cover it up. But how do you hide a gangly fourteen-year-old boy?
Years ago, when golden boy Nate Thayer left Thunder Ridge, he never looked back. Izzy was from the wrong side of the tracks and they weren't ready to be parents to their unborn baby. Adoption was the answer. Now Nate's back home, and seeing Izzy is like pouring gasoline on a fire that never died. But an even bigger surprise awaits him—finding out she wasn't the only one he left behind…
Now she's thirty-two, and though life may not have worked out the way she'd planned, here she is, back in Cannon Beach, still standing, with her two little children in tow. Only to find Will Garrett there, too—battered and bruised. Julia believed he could still make all her dreams come true. The question was, would he let her into his heart to do the same for him?
Divorce attorney to the stars Reed Hudson knows there's no such thing as happily-ever-after. But the red-headed stunner who walks into his office with an infant in her arms will put him to the test.
Lilah Strong just brought a baby girl to a man who splits up families for a living. Now he wants Lilah to stay on as temporary nanny to his niece. Reed Hudson's plush hotel suite is a world away from Lilah's rustic mountain home. Will their undeniable attraction end in heartbreak…or forever?
For Hannah Novak, running a bed-and-breakfast with her two best friends was adventure enough. But they didn't feel that way. They wanted to devote the summer to serious man hunting—loser cleans toilets! Fine for them, but Hannah was, uh, inexperienced. How could she seduce anyone?
Then out of the blue came Zach Thomas, looking for a bed…and breakfast. Hannah had always thought the rugged cop was the sexiest man alive, and, bet or no bet, she wanted him. So she checked him in—to her own room—with every intention of checking him out!
A sexy contemporary romance.
Burned-by-love architect Hunter McKay came home to Phoenix to open her own firm, not rekindle her fleeting high school romance with playboy Tyson Steele. But when she runs into the sexy surgeon at a nightclub—and he unleashes that legendary Steele charm—Hunter fears she's headed straight for heartbreak once again.
Tyson hasn't forgotten the one who got away. A weeklong fling should be just enough to get the sultry beauty out of his system for good, even if he has to let Hunter set the ground rules. But the rules are suddenly changing for the no-strings bachelor. Can Tyson convince this sensual woman that he's the real deal—that they deserve a second chance together?
To find out who was claiming ownership of the only place he'd ever called home, Harry Maxwell knew he'd have to practice a little deception. So the wounded lieutenant changed his name a little. Altered a few facts. All for a good cause—get in, get the truth, get out.
Until he met the Bramblebery House heir presumptive. Anna Galvez was captivating in ways he hadn't even known existed. Still, after spending time with her, he wanted the house more than ever.
But only if she was in it…
After making a new life for herself and her infant daughter in Rose Mountain, widow Maggie Bennett thought they were safe. Getting caught in the middle of a bank robbery changes everything—and introduces her to policeman Reese Kirkpatrick. He seems to be everything her abusive late husband wasn't…just the man she needs to help her through the growing list of sinister occurrences. But Reese has his own baggage—and when a shocking betrayal puts Maggie at risk, Reese must decide if protecting his heart is worth losing a chance at love.
Book 3 of Rose Mountain Refuge: A Safe Place to Hide
Tycoon Theron Anetakis had only one problem—and she just walked through his door. With his business takeover complete, he’d intended to arrange a marriage for himself to further secure his future. However…
Little Isabella Caplan had blossomed into a voluptuous vixen with plans of her own, and they didn’t include letting the executor of her father’s estate arrange a marriage for her to another man! She had pined for Theron long enough. Now it was time to seduce her hot-blooded hotel tycoon and bring him to one bended knee.
“Isabella is…charming as she leads Theron on a merry chase that will have readers rooting for both of them.” —RT Book Reviews on The Bride
THE BRIDE was originally published as The Tycoon’s Rebel Bride
Quincy Rebel lives by a strict code of honor. Family first. Which means Jenny Rose Walker, his younger brother's ex-girlfriend, will never know how deeply and devotedly he loves her. The woman of his dreams is off-limits…until his brother gets engaged to someone else.
Jenny is ready to sever all ties with the ranching clan who has been like a second family to her. Even if it means giving up working with her best friend, Quincy, who she helps train paint horses. Quincy…the tall, masculine Rebel who's always been there for her. Is she developing feelings for him? Or are they headed for a rebound romance that will leave them both brokenhearted?
Some things just feel like home. For Meg McKettrick that's the Circle M ranch in Indian Rock, Arizona…and Brad O'Ballivan. She loved the quiet rodeo cowboy once, and she never quite managed to stop, even when he left for bigger and better things. Now they've both returned home and neither can resist picking up where they left off. But what if claiming one home means losing the other?
Brad wants it all from Meg—love, marriage, babies, a lifetime of memories at his ranch in Stone Creek. Only she's as stubborn as any of her McKettrick ancestors. She refuses to give up her name or the ranch—it's the McKettrick way. And so begins a battle of wills Brad intends to win…the O'Ballivan way.
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Mountain Sheriff by New York Times bestselling author B.J. Daniels
Being a small-town mountain sheriff, Mitch Tanner has enough to worry about without adding the pretty Charity Jenkins to the list. But Charity is in trouble, and only Mitch can help her…
All Dr. Abby Sullivan wants for Christmas is to escape her guilt. Yet no matter how far and fast she runs, she can't leave behind her past or the grim secret she carries. Then a stalker's threats send her on a chilling journey to Rose Mountain, North Carolina, where she's forced to rely on a stranger's protection. But her reliance on handsome cop Cal MacIvers puts him and his family in danger. To survive a deadly showdown, Abby will have to choose: flee again or fight for her life—and for love.
Book 2 of Rose Mountain Refuge: A Safe Place to Hide
Gwyn Ellis is in big trouble. Scandalous photos of her have been released online, slandering her as an adulteress and threatening her hard-earned job with Donatelli International Bank. No one wants to hear how she's been framed…no one except her boss, the darkly sexy Vittorio Donatelli!
Vittorio will do anything to protect his company from scandal—he's kept the secret of his true parentage hidden for years. So if it means making stunning Gwyn his mistress to combat the vicious rumors, then he'll do it…with pleasure!
The traumatized six-year-old boy hasn't said one word since the unsolved murder of his single mother. And now, the killer is after the child—and the devoted uncle raising him, Dr. Dylan Seabrook. Working undercover in the boy's school, DEA agent Paige Ashworth is determined to find the murderer. But she can't tell Dylan her real identity, what she knows—or just how close to the case she really is. Dylan's strength and fierce love for his nephew soon have Paige longing to join their family. First, though, they must catch a killer who never wants little Alex to speak again.
Book 1 of Rose Mountain Refuge: A Safe Place to Hide
Reporter Madison Coles wants to write an exposé on the crime spree rocking Desert Valley, Arizona—but the small town's residents and police are tight-lipped. Even when Madison herself is attacked, the only help she can get is protection from rookie K-9 officer James Harrison and his trusty bloodhound. Suspicious of the reporter's motives, the handsome cop keeps her at arm's length. But the more Madison's life is threatened, the more focused she is on finding the truth—and the closer she gets to James. Can he help her find the story without them both ending up in the obituary pages?
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The only link Jemima Barber has to her troubled late twin sister is her nephew. So when the boy's father storms into their lives to reclaim the child that was stolen from him, Jemima lets the forbidding Sicilian believe she is her smooth seductress of a sister.
Though his son's mother might be gentler than Luciano Vitale remembers, he's resolved to make her pay in the most pleasurable way imaginable. But when he discovers she's a virgin, her secret is out! Now Luciano has a new proposal: Jemima can atone for her sister's sins—by becoming his wife!
Ally Wheeler has always been the steady, quiet one. But when her life abruptly changes, she realizes it’s time to change herself, too. So she jumps at the chance to manage a resort in Wyoming, eager for the adventure. Then she meets the resort’s rugged mountain manager, T.J. Chance. The sexy rebel is exactly the kind of man who can teach her how to bring out her wild side—on the mountain and in the bedroom…
Originally published in 2001.
Hotel mogul Eben Spencer had learned long ago to keep his eye on the ball and his emotions under wraps. And where had this philosophy got him so far? In business, to the pinnacle of success. And in his personal life, it had brought him one beloved, if unhappy, little girl, and one shattered marriage. And he was not about to embark on another one anytime soon….
But then he met Sage Benedetto. The bewitching nature girl was everything Eben was not—warm, emotional, open—and everything he'd never dreamed he'd want. But lately he was having very different dreams….
Honoring a promise to a fallen comrade, former army medic David Evans heads to Arizona to check up on the soldier's sister. But as his train pulls into Desert Valley, David witnesses a drug run gone wrong and narrowly avoids the bullets flying his way. And when the police show up, he discovers the investigating officer is the woman he's supposed to look after. With a fiercely protective K-9 partner and a new badge, Whitney Godwin insists she can take care of herself and her infant daughter. But the criminals want both David and Whitney permanently silenced, so David will stop at nothing to protect the family he yearns to join.
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When Aleksandra Dimitriou is revealed as the secret daughter of Akathinia's former king, she's torn from her comfortable existence and thrust into the royal world…under the protection of Aristos Nicolades.
Aristos has orders not to touch the innocent princess, but beautiful Aleksandra calls to the rebellious urges that the self-made Greek tycoon thought he overcame long ago.
As the heat of their desire rises, the rules begin to evaporate. It's soon clear that the person Aristos should be protecting Aleksandra from is himself!
Blake Donavan has one nemesis—love. He's spent so many years building a wall between himself and the outside world that he doubts anyone could ever thaw the ice around his heart. But he gets the surprise of a lifetime when a little girl with his green eyes shows up on his doorstep. He's a daddy! What's a rancher to do?
Little Sarah is accompanied home by Meredith Calhoun, who isn't so eager to see Blake. Although she was once a thorn in Blake's side, Meredith is now a stunningly beautiful woman. She's spent time away from home and matured, becoming a successful author. But can she melt Blake's hardened heart to create a forever family with the man of her dreams and his newfound daughter?
Look for Diana Palmer's tale of love born in Big Sky County with Wyoming Rugged.
Mike Cavanaugh is a firefighter: he rescues people. Inviting them home isn’t usually part of the job description. But when he pulls Christine Palmer out of her burning house, something about the gutsy single mom makes him want to protect her, to make her life a little better. Only somehow Chris and her family end up giving Mike’s life new meaning, and he is happier than he’s been in years. He’s ready to love again. Chris wants to get back on her own two feet—sooner rather than later. When she no longer needs Mike’s support, will she be ready to risk her heart with him?
Originally published in 1989
Fury is all Elle St James feels when she looks at the man she once thought of as family. Apollo Savas has mercilessly destroyed her father's company, but she holds the last little piece!
Elle is determined to stop the stepbrother who is both sensual fantasy and darkest enemy. But their forbidden desire gives way to one illicit night that leaves untouched Elle with a life-changing consequence.
Now that she is irrevocably bound to Apollo, will nine months be long enough for Elle to redeem this brooding Greek?
When one night…leads to pregnancy!
Celeste Nichols has always preferred to keep to herself in her hometown of Pine Gulch, Idaho…until she becomes an instant celebrity! When one of her children's stories becomes a major success, she's suddenly the talk of the town. Celeste should be gloriously happy…but something, someone, special is still missing from her life. Could the return of her childhood crush be the answer?
Flynn Delaney has moved back home for his daughter's sake. Yet all the millionaire's resources can't help the little girl heal from the tragic loss of her mother. Shy librarian Celeste and her stories do hold some indefinable magic, though. Flynn came home looking for support—can he find that, and true love, in the one who got away?
In the dark of night, Quinn Robertson is on the run with her little niece, desperate to bring the child to her biological father. All Quinn knows from her scared sister is that the girl is in terrible danger. And when a security and rescue specialist intercepts Quinn and claims he's there to help her, she isn't sure who to trust. According to Malone Henderson, Quinn's niece was stolen as a baby from her real father—the very man Quinn is trying to reach. As Quinn works with Malone to uncover the truth, someone is trying very hard to make sure certain secrets stay buried, and that father and daughter are never reunited.
Mission: Rescue—No job is too dangerous for these fearless heroes
A shoot-out on the banks of Appaloosa Creek is the last place marshal Chase Crockett expects to find his ex-lover. Former criminal informant April Landis is supposed to be in WITSEC awaiting the birth of their child. But the desperate woman caught in the cross fire isn't pregnant.
Telling Chase he was a father—two months early—wasn't an option with murderous thugs targeting April and their infant daughter. Despite the violence that divides them, her only prayer is to trust the Texas lawman sworn to protect his family. Until desire ambushes them again, leaving April and Chase at the mercy of a past with no promise of a future.
Prickly, buttoned-up racing team owner Abby Ellison isn't legendary playboy Matteo Di Sione's type. But Abby has something he needs—a necklace prized by his grandfather—and where his lethal charm doesn't work, sponsorship of her team does!
As they travel from Dubai to Monte Carlo to Brazil, Matteo thrives on the thrill of the racing world and the surprising allure of innocent Abby. But when he discovers the secret that drives Abby's ambition, Matteo realises he can't just take the necklace and walk away…
He's wanted her for six months. And the opportunity has finally arrived to make Celia Taylor his—at least temporarily. Billionaire businessman Evan Reese knows she's desperate to get him to sign with Maddox Communications. But first he needs her to pose as his fiancée at a family wedding on Catalina Island. There he'll wine, dine and seduce the stunning ad executive… Yet what happens when the fake engagement becomes more than just an act?
A Reader Favorite Story originally published as Billionaire's Contract Engagement.
inspiring hope and the belief miracles are possible.” - #1 New York Times Bestselling
Author Debbie Macomber
Joe Redhawk had a chance to start over, away from his reputation as
an ex-con, away from the only woman he'd ever loved: his brother s ex-wife—and his own
boss. He'd been watching from the sidelines for too long, wishing she were his for too
The hard-hewn Native American was much more than just the best foreman Annie's
ranch had ever had. He was the love of her life…and the father of her little girl. But
if she told him now, after all these years, could they be a family—or would they lose him
Originally published in 2001.
Bedded for the Greek's pleasure!
Ella Palmer has neither the money nor the connections to warrant the interest of Nikolai Drakos's archenemy. Yet the unassuming beauty has done just that—and claiming her will be Nikolai's ultimate satisfaction!
The ruthless tycoon will use any means necessary to ensure Ella's compliance, so he buys out her family's debts. Debts he'll forgive if Ella becomes his mistress. But when he discovers the true extent of her innocence, Nikolai is forced to consider something new; it appears the indomitable Greek is about to take a bride!
Congratulations, Lynne Graham, on OVER 35 MILLION copies sold worldwide with Harlequin®!
Leah Murphy just wants to feel safe again after a violent break-in. Moving to Blue Falls, Texas, is the first step. Renting the bunkhouse from rancher Tyler Lowe is the second. But Leah is uneasy around the handsome cowboy, despite his kindness.
Tyler knows all too well how difficult it is to rebuild trust. He's trying to help his young niece heal from her own dark memories. When he sees how Maddie responds to Leah, he can't help feeling grateful—and attracted to the beautiful woman. He knows he has to move slowly to win Leah's heart, but he also knows she's worth the wait.
Princess Mila will safeguard her kingdom by marrying a neighboring royal she barely knows. But she refuses to let Prince Thierry perfect his romantic arts with another woman. Disguised as his hired courtesan, the virgin princess plans to seduce her fiancé before their wedding night!
The mind-blowing chemistry they discover can't be taught—or forgotten. Yet Mila's lie is unforgivable to a man who prizes honor above all. Public scandal threatens all Mila's dreams and her country's future…unless this prince can let passion, and his heart, reign supreme.
Hard body? Check. Awesome-night-in-the-sack potential? Check! Hayden Houston is breaking out of her good-girl mode. It's time for a one-night stand—and she's found just the man for the job! She spent her childhood being dragged from rink to rink by her hockey-coach father. Now Hayden craves stability. And she's determined to get it—after this one night.…
When hockey star Brody Croft sees the sexy brunette at the bar, he's riveted. He's ready to shed his bad-boy ways and settle down. And after a mind-blowing night in bed with Hayden, he knows she's the one.
Now all he has to do is convince her….
When rookie K-9 officer Shane West and his German shepherd partner find the lead police dog trainer murdered, he's determined to bring the killer to justice. But then he discovers Gina Perry hiding nearby—a pretty junior trainer who had the motive, means and opportunity to kill her boss. Gina insists her troubled brother is the real murderer…and this isn't the first time he's killed. And when Gina's brother comes after her, Shane is assigned to protect her and uncover the truth. Suddenly, Shane—a cop who always hoped to join a big-city force—vows to stay by Gina's side as a murderer lurks in the small-town shadows.
Rookie K-9 Unit: These lawmen solve the toughest cases with the help of their brave canine partners.
The billionaire’s virgin ward
When his late father appointed him guardian, Grant Landon expected his ward to be a child—not the sexy woman he’s just shared a spontaneous and passionate kiss with! Christa Adams is irresistible and infuriating in equal measure, so brooding bachelor Grant decides they should keep out of each other’s way.
But when Christa’s home is damaged in a storm she must call on her guardian for help. Her purity and her spirit soon slip past Grant’s defences, and it’s not long before Christa finds herself at the mercy of her desire for her powerful protector…
Book 2 in the Landon’s Legacy quartet
Originally published in 1995.
Deputy Sheriff Roan Whitefeather never thought he'd set foot on Horseshoe Creek. He was from a different world. But when the ranch's patriarch dies unexpectedly, Roan suspects foul play. And so does Dr. Megan Lail. Roan has been trying to avoid the beautiful medical examiner since the one incredible night they spent in each other's arms. After all, they had work to do. But crossing paths again only stirs up old feelings—and an even older web of murder and deception. The deeper he investigates, the more he realizes everyone has secrets. What will they do when they discover Roan holds the biggest secret of them all?
Newly minted Cowboy Creek sheriff Noah Burgess doesn't want a wife—despite his friends insisting that he needs one. So when they send for a big-city single mother to be his mail-order bride, he's fit to be tied. Even if vivacious Grace Longstreet might just be the only person who can see past Noah's scars…and help him heal.
Grace needs a husband to keep her and her twin daughters out of her brother-in-law's grasp. And she'll do anything—including taking on her cousin's identity—to find one. But as the attraction between Grace and the lawman sparks higher, she begins hoping for a real marriage. So she needs to tell the truth…or a mail-order match that's meant to be could crumble.
Christmas was tough for widow Jenna Wheeler and her four children. But even though she'd sold part of her family's land to make ends meet, she was determined to spin the holiday into the stuff of magic—no matter what it took. Now if she could only find a job….
Maybe her new landlord could oblige—gorgeous, child-averse Carson McRaven. He needed a chef, and he knew the lovely Jenna could do a bang-up job—if only she could keep her brood out of his hair. But as he found
himself catapulted into the cheerful chaos of her family…not to mention Jenna's arms… he learned more about the spirit of Christmas than he'd ever dreamed.
A tip about a serial killer's next target sends former big-city lawman Levi Crockett on a fool's errand. The willowy blonde he finds isn't the intended victim. But Alexa Dearborn is on the run and needs Levi's protection. So does the newborn she's guarding with her life.
With Alexa's WITSEC identity compromised, the Texas deputy is Alexa's best hope of survival. And although Levi isn't ready to trust her after the tragedy that tore his family apart, he'd never turn his back on the PI and baby girl in her care. Still, as a ruthless murderer stalks them, Levi finds himself fighting an even more powerful enemy: the dangerous desire bringing them closer together…
When Gwen Harwell witnesses someone dumping a body into a Tennessee river, she knows she's the killer's new target. Far from home on a work assignment, she isn't sure where to turn—especially when her ex-husband appears. Five years ago, Dean Harwell's burdens from his police work tore their marriage apart. But now he says he's changed. He's working as a rancher; he's put his problems behind him. And he's committed to keeping her safe until the killer is caught. With their troubled past, trusting him with her life is hard enough. Can she trust him with the truth about the child he doesn't know they have?
Smoky Mountain Secrets: Love and danger collide in the Southern wilderness
Life out on the Chisholm Ranch was never dull
That's Dakota Lansing's impression, anyway. But she was always on the other side of the fence, keeping her distance from Zane Chisholm, the cowboy with a bad reputation. Now her family secrets are threatening to be unearthed and she's afraid where they'll lead, especially if it means setting foot on the Chisholm ranch.…
With both their lives in jeopardy, Dakota is forced to admit Zane is her only hope of staying alive. Targeted by unknown assailants, Zane discovers his mysterious connection to Dakota is much bigger than either suspected. The feisty beauty is more than his match and is becoming harder to resist. With time running out, should he let her rope him in and go along for the ride?
His cold formality gave her the goose bumps. And his icy blue eyes watched her like those of a hungry cat—daring her to look beneath his savage surface. She thought marriage had cured her of desire. Then the raging passions of a Texas cowboy gave her a new lease on love.
Big-city art instructor Rachel Hollister isn't back home in Horseshoe, Texas, for more than a few hours before she's lost and stranded in the woods surrounding Rebel Ranch. But Rachel's bad luck takes a sudden turn for the better when a ruggedly handsome cowboy manages to save her life, not just once, but twice, in the same day.
Rancher Egan Rebel can't resist helping someone in need, even an enemy—or the daughter of one. It was Rachel's father who unjustly sentenced Egan to prison years ago. As attracted as he is to Rachel and her bright, creative energy, Egan can't forgive the man who stole his freedom. Can Egan let go of the past, or will he turn his back on the only woman he's ever loved?
After years in hiding, Josie Colton has her life back. But to settle a family promise, she must find an old clue buried at the Colton Valley Ranch. She enlists the help of ranch foreman Tanner Grange—in exchange for working as his twin toddlers' new nanny. On their search, the single dad soon begins to lasso Josie's heart.
Tanner agrees to assist Josie and is alarmed by how the Colton beauty fits so perfectly into his life. He's got his hands full investigating the disappearance of his boss and caring for his little girls. When it's clear someone will kill to stop Josie from uncovering the clue, Tanner vows to protect her…for life!
Read all about Italian billionaire Rigo Marchesi's secret love child with London actress Nicole Duvalle. The biggest bombshell to hit the Marchesi Group could destroy CEO Rigo's latest business deal. Unless the rumors that the baby scandal will have a fairy-tale ending are true?
This reporter has the inside scoop on their top secret wedding. From Nicole's couture dress to their sizzling clinch outside the honeymoon suite. The chemistry might be real, but the question on everybody's lips is:
Is this a union of convenience, or one of love?
Hope Nichols has never felt as if she belonged anywhere, except her hometown of Pine Gulch. So, when she hears that her family's property, Christmas Ranch, is set to be shut down forever, a determined Hope heads home. She refuses to let the Grinch steal her holiday—this will be the most memorable ranch Christmas ever! And, thanks to hunky former navy SEAL Rafe Santiago and his adorable nephew, she might just pull off that miracle.
Rafe is undeniably drawn to Hope and her passion for rebuilding her family home. But he knows more about Hope's tragic past than even she herself could imagine. And though she doesn't know it, she owes him her life. And all he wants in return is for her to spend it with him…
Ever since those fateful words on the playground—and the resulting childhood kiss that ended in a broken nose!—they'd been besties. But four years ago, after a misguided night of passion, Justin Clay went from best friend to worst heartbreak in Tabby Taggart's book. Now he's back in Weaver, Wyoming, and the next kiss feels inevitable. But the closer they get, the more Tabby wants to run. And when she takes a drastic step to escape, it might be time for Justin to call her bluff—just like he did on the playground—and make her his bride…
When a mystery woman with a gleam in her eye and trouble on her mind hops on the back of Logan Chisholm's Harley, he thinks he's in for a wild ride.
But Jennifer "JJ" Blythe James might be more than he bargained for.
The pretty pop star is running scared. Desperately trying to escape her past, JJ's defenses are on high alert.
She doesn't really want the cowboy's protection, but Logan knows that with a killer on her trail, she needs it. It's the only way the songbird who's corralled his heart will live to sing another day.