Oh well, who needs panties anyway?
Annika Martin loves fun, dirty stories, hot heroes, and wild, dramatic everything. She enjoys hanging out in Minneapolis coffee shops with her writer husband, and also likes birdwatching at her birdfeeder alongside her two stunningly photogenic cats. She’s heavy into running, 90’s music, saving the planet, taking long baths, and consuming chocolate suckers. She’s worked a surprisingly large number of waitressing jobs, and has also worked in a plastics factory and the advertising trenches. A NYT bestselling author, she has also written as RITA award-winning author Carolyn Crane.
Kiro: Savage Mafia Prince
He’s like a beautiful lion. Deeply sedated. Heavily restrained. Everything about patient 34 makes my reporter’s instincts scream.
I'm supposed to be doing simple undercover research at the Fancher Institute for the Mentally Ill & Dangerous, but I can’t keep my mind off Patient 34. He’s startlingly young and gorgeous, but it’s not just that. He’s strapped way too tightly to that bed. And there’s no name or criminal history on his chart. What are these people hiding? My reporter’s instincts are screaming.
Here's the other thing: the staffers here believe he’s so sedated that there’s not a thought in his head, but I catch him watching me when nobody’s looking. Our connection sizzles when I enter the room. When our eyes meet, I know he understands me in a way nobody else ever has.
I’m supposed to follow my editor’s orders—I have secrets, too—but everything about Patient 34 is suspicious. How can I not investigate?The Ski Mask - Yuri's Story
Killing is easy. But how do you put yourself back together after the kill? That’s what separates the men from the boys.
How you put the monster back in the bottle.
Tyler Jacobson has a plan for everything—except how to handle his completely annoying, utterly frustrating, and totally sexy upstairs neighbor. He couldn’t care less if Everly Ribinski thinks he’s equally irritating—until he discovers she’s the only one who can help him land a business deal that will finally make him feel like he’s more than just a guy from the wrong side of the tracks.
Color him shocked when Everly refuses to help, insisting she should have run him over in the parking garage when she had the chance. Harsh. But possibly deserved. Tyler may have spent the last few months reveling in annoying the fiery gallery owner with a dark past, but he’s got secret leverage she can’t refuse.
If only they could stop trying to one-up each other long enough to realize the pranks are nothing more than foreplay. Of course, he figures it out quicker. He's smart like that. Too bad Everly wants nothing to do with him. Or does she? Wait. What is she up to now?
For a man who’s always scheming, the best-laid plans never felt so good falling apart...
Each book in the Harbor City series is STANDALONE
* The Negotiator
* The Charmer
* The Schemer
Mac’s a spy—one of the best—a hot blond Viking with bad intentions. The singer in the Bangkok nightclub should be easy to handle: take her recordings while she’s recovering from the best sex of her life. Except she stirs feelings he thought he’d buried years ago.
Laney fled to Bangkok—new life, new identity, new everything. She keeps mostly to herself until the night she meets arrogant, gorgeous Professor Peter Maxwell. He shatters her defenses—along with her pride when she discover he only seduced her to steal some secrets.
Just hours later, she finds him shirtless and sweaty, chained up in the hotel basement. He’s some sort of undercover agent. She should probably leave him there after what he did to her, maybe even kick him for good measure. But her pscyho ex is on his way back—she can feel it in her bones—and she could use a dangerous friend.
“Addictive and loads of fun to read…one of the very best romantic suspense novels I read this year.” ~Dabney, The Passionate Reader
“Do yourself a favor and pick up this Carolyn Crane book. It is unique and stimulating and one of my favorites for this year.” ~Sunny, Love Affair with an Ereader
"Full of action and sparkling chemistry between Laney and Peter, this book is so much fun to read." ~USA Today
“Wow...this book was most definitely a keep-you-at-the-edge-of-your-seat kind of novel. I went to bed when I was around the 60-65% novel, then woke up wide awake at 2:00 AM thinking about the book. There was no way I was going to go back to sleep until I finished the book. Yes, it was one of those.” ~Smitten with Reading
~Winner of the RITA award for excellence in romance fiction~
~ Named a 'Desert Island Keeper' at All About Romance ~
Top Romantic suspense novel, romance novel, steamy romance, thriller
The When small town girl Melinda Prescott is taken hostage by three hot bank robbers, she quickly discovers that a life of bank heists, luxury hotels, and kinky menages is way more exciting than working on the family sheep farm. She should be scared of her dominating, fierce captors...but there's something wicked inside her that's craving to obey their every dark desire.Melinda's an all-too willing captive to three smoldering sex maniacs...but is it all too good to be true? Will her delicious captors overcome their own demons enough to let her in…or is she going to end up a victim of the world's sexiest crime spree?
Q: Who would stalk Isis?
A: Somebody with a deathwish!!
When the group carries out a daring heist after a night of hot sex, emotions spin out control.
But then a threatening letter arrives for isis, and she realizes just how ruthless, dangerous and brilliant her three men are.
The stalker’s threats unleash the robbers’ most primal and possessive instincts as they blaze a path of destruction through the criminal underground
"This book is just plain sizzling hot fun! I can't wait to read more about this group." ~ A Buckeye Girl Reads
"I read this book in one night and just loved it to death. I need more kinky bank robbers NOW!!" ~Candylips Book Bang
"...a delicious mix of snappy humor, wicked sexcapades and on-the-edge-of-your-seat suspense."
~Penelope's Romance Reviews
Aleksio grew up orphaned, hunted, separated from his brothers - because of my father.
Now the sweet boy is back, a dark prince, gorgeous and brutal in his Armani suit, wrapping my hair in his fist. He's my captor, my tormenter. He'll do anything to rescue his brothers...and I'm my father's only weakness.
"I'm the most dangerous enemy you'll ever have," he tells me, "Because every time you look at me, you see somebody good."
But I remember when Aleksio was my only friend. I remember when they lowered his tiny casket into the ground, and how I cried when they lied to us and told us the prince was dead.
“Twisted, sexy and dark--Dark Mafia Prince is everything I love in a stay-up-all-night-can't-put-it-down read!" ~M. O'Keefe
"Explosively fantastic!"~KL Kreig
A top read of 2016! ~Totally Booked, Saints & Sinners Books, Romance Book Nerd
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For Readers of: Jodi Ellen Malpas, Skye Warren, Pepper Winters, E.L. James.
HOSTAGE is a dangerous standalone romance by New York Times bestselling authors Skye Warren and Annika Martin. It’s set in the same world as PRISONER, but can read separately!
“Fast paced and oh so addicting!" - #1 NYT bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken