Anabelle Lee Jackson is an assassin for Theta Corps. Not much can get under her skin aside from her boss, Masters. Their bickering has been years of foreplay for her, but neither of them step over that line—though they may have come close. Until they are on an op in Russia together and they erase that line completely.
Masters and Anabelle Lee clash on everything, leading to her leaving. Will he show contrition for his behavior? Will she? Or will these two lovers only have their memories of what could have been to keep them warm at night?
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Aliyah Burke is an avid reader and is never far from pen and paper (or the computer). She loves to hear from her readers. She is married to a career military man. They are owned by three Borzoi, and a DSH cat. She spends her days sharing time between work, writing, and dog training.
Beauregard Jackson has a reputation for being a ladies’ man. It’s never bothered him until an ex shows up from his past and makes his life hell. When she goes after the one woman he’s never dated but has loved truly, Beau takes action.
Shannon ‘Mino’ Tumelo spent years putting off her own dreams to work at Theta Corps. After she quit, she went back to medical school—and now she’s months away from finishing when she’s yanked back into that world.
While she and Beau work together, she struggles to fight her feelings for him, aware he’s not a long-term kind of man. Beau, however, wants to change her mind, because she’s the one he wants. Can he convince her of his love for her?
Ethan Jackson has been a prisoner for longer than he cares to think about. An opportunistic perimeter alarm allows for him and one other to escape. Almost recaptured, they are saved by the timely arrival of his family. Now he just has to figure out who the woman with him is and where the man behind his own kidnapping has gone.
Zahra ‘Rally’ Kidjo has a kinship with the man who saved her but her trust only goes so far. As the youngest child in the ruling royal family, she’s used to betrayal from the inside. Once brash and outspoken on her beliefs, she’s now reserved and soft-spoken.
When this horrible ordeal is over, can Ethan keep this princess in his life or will he lose her to her familial obligations?
Top-secret government operatives can't afford emotional attachments. Years ago, Beckett Hanson broke the rule and fell in love. Hard. She was a spy - like Beckett - until she went dark eight years ago. She simply disappeared. And for Beckett, that meant hardening his broken heart and being the job. Until one phone call changes everything...
Indigo Grey left her life behind eight years ago when she became pregnant. Since then, she's lived a "normal" life with her son, until a trip lands them both in some serious hot water. Now her son's life is in danger and Indigo is desperate. The only person who can help her is the man she ran away from years ago, and they're running out of time...
Pharmacological student, Ayanna Barker, was working hard to give her and her son a good life. Sure, things were tight, but it was all worth it. The man who had given her her child has also given her the best night of her life...and she had never forgotten him.
US Navy pilot Lieutenant Michael Taylor loved the rush his job gave him but even that took a back seat to how he felt about the lovely Ayanna Barker, but circumstances keep them apart.
Four years later Michael sees her at a different military institution. Ayanna is more beautiful than his vivid memories had recalled her to be, but now she has a child...she has his child. Determined to be a part of her life, and his son's, Michael moves them into his home and marries her. Each day reawakened emotions burn hotter and hotter as they try and keep things under control.
But can Michael and Ayanna realise what they share is so much more than just a marriage of convenience?
Publisher's Note: This story was released as part of the Camouflaged Hearts Anthology by Totally Bound Publishing.
Ellie Forrester has been bartending at Last Call for nearly five years, having left Nebraska and an unpleasant past for a new start in Hawaii. One man, a frequent visitor to the bar, makes her shifts a little more interesting.
Eventually there’s an opportunity and Bennett’s not about to miss out. Their one-night stand leads to more, but when Ellie’s past rears its ugly head, can they overcome the obstacles in their path?
As the baby of the family, veterinarian Mary Meyers is used to being overlooked and overshadowed. Back home, she indulges in a one-night stand with her eldest brother’s friend. He’s more than she thought he would be, but she isn’t sure she’s ready for another commitment.
Ron Glennon falls hard and fast for the youngest Meyers child. He wants more than just a clandestine relationship with her but she’s hesitant. He backs off and lets her have her way even though it’s killing him inside. Finally, the time comes for her to choose. Will he get to keep her after she’s returned to The Edge?
A member of D.A.R.K. Cover, Inc., Kristopher “Wild” Wilder is taking a few days of R&R in Belize after his last mission. There he meets a woman who sets his blood on fire and the night they share is explosive to say the least. Little does he know, she’s the woman his brothers hired to be their company’s newest pilot. After the passion in Belize, he looks forward to continuing the connection. Problem: she isn’t on board with that idea.
Alyse Lamar is a damn good pilot. She’s taken this new job for a few reasons but when she realizes she’s slept with one of her new bosses, she isn’t sure it’s the best place for her to remain. She can’t seem to keep her hands off him, nor him her. Her strict rule about never mixing business with pleasure is taking one heck of a beating.
Wild is many things, a quitter isn’t one of them. He wants this feisty woman and knows she wants him just as much. He vows to find a way past her walls and make her understand that what began as one night in Belize is worth breaking all the rules and canlead to forever.
Patrick Meyers had come home to The Edge and had taken over the role as sheriff. One rainy night he pulls over a woman and puts her in jail. Turns out, not only is she a great friend of his sister, but she’s also the woman who’d rocked his world one night at the Chicago Pier.
Ainsley Milne was cursing the day she ever agreed to come visit her friend in northern Wisconsin. She was sick, exhausted and now in jail like a common criminal. Who to blame? The hot-as-sin sheriff who makes her think about kissing him in her cell.
Once they figure out their past connection, everything is different. The sparks that had been there sizzle even hotter. Will they find a way to make it work?
Carolyn Trufant has only recently discovered she has a twin. When Jasmine calls for help, she goes immediately, not willing to lose this new-found bond. Once in Atlanta, she finds herself in a succession of whirlwind events that result in a handsome cop taking her to a secure location in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. But she’s not her targeted sister. And so the secret begins.
Declan McBride is the Atlanta PD cop assigned to protect Jasmine Hoyer, a woman who drives him crazy with all her escaping and disregard for the law. After he decides to put her somewhere safe that she can’t escape from him, he finds that he’s strangely starting to like this new Jasmine.
They grow closer and endure a lot together. But what if Declan discovers she’s not quite who she says she is? And how will Carolyn cope when she finds herself having to take her new identity to a dangerous, life-threatening level?