Cerise Delan Biography:Cerise is a world-wide traveler who has lived in Japan, Washington D.C. and Italy. Today, she lives--and writes--in wild west Texas where a never-ending stream of cowboys, vaqueros, para-military types and diplomats stroll into town--and fuel her imagination for red hot affaires. An award-winning author of more than two dozen romances and mysteries, Cerise creates heroes readers crave! Jo-Ann Power Bio:Whether the story calls for immersion in history, the always-volatile corporate world or the demanding environment of journalism, Jo-Ann Power brings her expert writing talent to draw readers into exciting, realistic worlds.Her versatility with genres has brought her success as well as thousands of readers in genres such as mainstream, mystery and romance, and drawn praise from multiple reviewers and readers.Romantic Times said of her work, "She draws readers into a carefully constructed novel that is brimming with...passion, brilliant colors and fascinating history..." Others compare her "power-ful" style to that of Daphne DuMaurier and Phyllis Whitney. Publisher's Weekly said, "Her ability to "cleverly weave politics, murder and romance, creating intense, breath-catching suspense" is a hallmark of her works. Her mysteries have been Featured Alternates of The Mystery Guild, and her historical romances were selections of both Rhapsody Book Club and Doubleday Book Club.In her latest historical novel, HEROIC MEASURES, Jo-Ann takes us from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to the battlefields of France in World War One. Recreating the decision of one young nurse to join the Army Nurse Corps, sail to France and serve on the American front lines, the novel follows her courageous journey under brutal conditions. The story of the hardships and triumphs of these women has been woefully neglected. Fascinated by the valor of these nurses and their grace under pressure, Jo-Ann researched the topic for decades, including trips to the actual battlefields where much of the book takes place. Now, as we approach the Centennial of the outbreak of World War One, she brings the bravery of these women to life in the person of Gwen Spencer, a young girl from Peckville, Pennsylvania whose heart led her to serve others in their time of need.Read more about HEROIC MEASURES at Jo-Ann's website, http://jo-annpower.com For more information, pictures and details about the Army Nurse Corps, American experience in World War One and Jo-Ann's research trips in the States and to France, read Jo-Ann's blog, http://theyalsofought.blogspot.com
I love saying those words.
She’s mine, and if she thinks I’m going to let her run without tracking her down and bringing her back to where she belongs—with me—then she’s about to be introduced to a new reality.
Because I’ll fight dirty to give her the happily ever after she deserves. I think it’s time we get dirty together.
Dirty Together is the conclusion of The Dirty Billionaire Trilogy and should be read following Dirty Billionaire and Dirty Pleasures.
Lily Hanniford has all the qualities an impoverished nobleman could want in a wife. She’s beautiful, educated and funny. Too bad, she has a penchant for riding astride like a man. Too bad, she’s an American with a shrewd, wily father. But she’s unwilling to be sold to the highest-ranking nobleman. She wants a purpose in life...other than presiding over a drafty castle and a loveless marriage bed. Then she accidentally meets a man she can’t resist.
Julian Ash, Marquess of Chelton, doesn’t need a wife. He needs luck at cards...or a way to persuade Killian Hanniford to pay more for his family’s shipping line. But Lily is charming and her wild streak appeals to Julian who has always followed the society’s rules. Now he discovers that being wild with Lily is not only fun, it’s necessary to his life. And so is she.
They struggle to throw convention to the wind. But can they be wildly happy together if they can’t heal old wounds?
Countess Katherine Harleigh knew her refusal to become King John’s lover courted his punishment. But she never thought he’d try to starve her. Cast into a dungeon—widowed, alone and disgraced—Kat fears no one can save her. Not even the one knight who always promised to love and protect her.
Geoffrey St. Claire serves his Sire as loyally as a sane man can. But when John imprisons the one woman Geoff has always adored, he risks his lands and his life to ride to her rescue. Yet, he knows she will never welcome his aid. She hates him too much for deserting her years ago. But he will not leave her this time.
Now, Geoff plans to save her from death and despair, nurse her back to health and then persuade her to love him as wholly as she once did. Seduction in her bath, her bed, her chamber is his only method and he prays he can restore her love for him before John appears with an army to take her from him once more...this time, forever.
When a king’s man claims a woman he shouldn’t have, he chains her to him anyway with bonds of desire that rival all the king’s men.
Will Dunwick takes one look at lush widow Blanche Bergeron and knows she can never be his.
But when she runs from him—and he chains her to him lest she flee again—he binds himself to her body, heart and soul.
Can Will free himself of his obsession—or will both of them lose their lives for a love affair they should never have consummated?