It had always been Mac and Jenny…
Their marriage had been forged by shared dreams, including raising babies on their Texas ranch, and shared troubles—those haunting Mac, the town sheriff. But they'd never doubted they'd be together. Then Mac was killed.
But five years later, when new rumblings of an old problem stir along the border, into town rides Matt Dawson. His rugged face and gentle hands reach a place in Jenny only Mac knew. Who is this man, and why does something in Jenny welcome him home?
Battle scarred and jaded from the Peninsular War, soldier Rhys Morgan is in the market for a bride. But the simpering debutantes on the Marriage Mart don't rouse his interest—let alone fire his blood….
Whereas dark-haired, dark-eyed Romany beauty Nadya Argentari has a strength and passion to match his own. If he took her as his mistress, no one would blink an eye. But if Major the Honorable Rhys Morgan were to marry her…it would be the scandal of the year!
The Soldier's Christmas Miracle by Gayle Wilson
Wounded soldier Guy Wakefield has finally found the woman who saved his life. Isabella Stowe accepts his gratitude, but it will take more than a kiss under the mistletoe to convince this world-weary widow to accept his proposal….
Snowbound and Seduced by Amanda McCabe
Mary Bassington, Lady Derrington, longs to be the carefree woman she once was. But she gets more than she bargained for this Christmas when she's snowbound with old flame Dominick, Viscount Amesby, who reignites her passion for life—and love!
Christmas at Mulberry Hall by Carole Mortimer
Spending Christmas alone with his unconventional ward pushes the boundaries of propriety—and self-control—too far for Lord Gideon Grayson. So he takes delectably pure Amelia Ashford to Mulberry Hall—but that pesky mistletoe is still all around….
"In His Lordship's Bed" by Kasey Michaels
In a twist of fate, an innocent young lady and a handsome rogue were caught in bed together. But before their unavoidable marriage could begin, they found themselves facing an altogether unexpected challenge...love!
"Prisoner of the Tower" by Gayle Wilson
After twelve long years, a widow and a jaded earl were reunited against all odds. But as the past threatened to destroy their newfound happiness, would love be enough to save this battle-scarred man from a lifetime of loneliness?
"Word of a Gentleman" by Lyn Stone
In order to collect her inheritance, a daring debutante needed a husband. Could she convince her childhood sweetheart--now a penniless ex-soldier--to elope with her in exchange for a share of her fortune?
Suddenly, too vividly, Sarah remembered the night he had first asked her to dance. The London ballroom had been overcrowded, its heat stifling. Justin had been wearing his uniform, the handsome regimentals setting off the perfection of his strong body and his still-boyish face. She had thought then that there was no man more handsome in the room. She had stepped willingly into his arms, and when the music had begun, she had drifted, following his lead. They had moved together without conscious thought. As if the two of them had been created to dance together….
Would they ever do that again…?
Don't miss Gayle Wilson's extraordinary tale!
Three men with secret identities and hidden agendas—sworn to protect and tamed by love.
To Save His Child
CIA agent Griff Cabot knew things about Claire Heywood no one else did. Intimate things. Nighttime, bedroom things. And no one had ever ignited Claire's passion the way Griff had with just a touch. Then Griff was killed—before Claire could tell him the one thing he didn't know…
Faking his own death had seemed the simplest way to keep Claire safe. But now the child Griff had never known was missing. And the price of his daughter's return meant the death of a man—a ransom only Griff could pay. But how can he save his baby daughter when the whole world—including Claire—believes he's dead?
Three men with secret identities and hidden agendas—sworn to protect and tamed by love.
Secret Agent Jordan Cross had a new chance, and a new face. But if he no longer recognized the man in the mirror, some relentless enemies—and one small family—did.
Three years ago, Kathleen Sorrel's husband vanished, leaving her and their two babies on the run, with danger dogging their every step.
Now the man she'd married was back—or was he? His eyes promised the love and protection he had once denied her. Her heart asked the most urgent of questions—was she a fool to believe her husband? Or a fool to believe this was her husband?
Three men with secret identities and hidden agendas—sworn to loyalty and tamed by love.
Her life depended on a stranger…
On the morning of her wedding, Tyler Stewart looked out the wrong window and witnessed a murder. Running for her life, she opened Lucas Hawkins's door—and found her true heart's desire.
But Lucas—his identity destroyed by the government he'd served—was a man with nothing. Yet something about his cool blue eyes and unreadably handsome face told Tyler that his secrets were as haunting as her own—and infinitely more dangerous….
When both their secrets eventually caught up with them, only Lucas's skills could keep them alive. But would the truth of who and what he was drive Tyler away?
A daughter, a son, a secret… With time as the enemy, only love can save them.
It had been three months, three weeks and four days since they'd made love…
and made the baby that Robin McCord now carried. Back in New York, she could no longer avoid Jared Donovan…not when he was the only man who could keep her baby—their baby—safe.
A fearless bomb squad cop, Jared had stared down death, but when it threatened the woman he loved, he turned desperate. No one would threaten his woman and his unborn child. But he had only seven days to find the crazed killer who stalked her, seven nights to New Year's Eve when she might walk out of his life for good…if he kept her alive. And the clock was ticking….
Without honor, there is nothing…
So Kit Montgomery, Lord St. John, had been taught since the cradle, yet his soul whispered there was something more. Something that made him long to look into the haunted depths of Judith Haviland's gaze and offer comfort, long before he had the right….
Though he had comforted Judith in the darkest hours of her late husband's abuse, Lord St. John's kind regard had never once gone beyond the bounds of friendship. Even now, his offer of marriage was meant only to preserve her honor. Yet could she marry him to stop the rumors that only told the truth of what was in her heart?
IT WASN'T OVER YET
Susan Chandler's husband vanished without a trace…along with their one-year-old daughter. Now, seven years later, their car has been pulled from a river in some backwater Mississippi town, along with the body of her husband and an empty baby seat. The local sheriff is calling it an accident, but for Susan, things just don't add up.
Major Jeb Bedford has one thing on his mind—to get his body back into working order and rejoin his Delta Force team ASAP. But Susan Chandler's quiet desperation echoes his own struggles. And somehow, protecting Susan and helping her discover the truth becomes more important than anything…
For the past six months, hardened Phoenix agent Ethan Snow had been pursuing a powerful secret organization with ties to terrorism. At a dead end, he sought help from Raine McAllister, a sculptor who'd worked with the CIA as a special profiler. Though skeptical of Raine's so-called gift, Ethan couldn't deny the immediate attraction between them.
Unknown to either of them, the mystery Ethan and Raine were attempting to unravel had its roots in Raine's repressed childhood memory of a brutal murder. Now, as they stirred waters long still, they found themselves plunged headfirst into danger. Would they uncover the horrors of Raine's past in time, or would the killer's next strike be fatal?
A wounded warrior was facing the toughest mission of his life
The battlefield had taught Jake Underwood just how much could be lost in a single moment. So when he returned home, scarred and grieving for those he'd left behind, the last thing he needed was to be responsible for another person's life. Especially that of a missing little girl. But one look in police chief Eden Reddick's tear-fi lled eyes and Jake couldn't help but feel her frustration…and share her pain. Jake knew Eden was grateful for whatever investigative skills he could offer— until he uncovered a connection to her mysterious past. Now, as a heartbreaking case turned even more personal when Eden became a target, Jake realized that all he'd lost in his past was nothing compared with just how much he had to lose now…
The destruction of the U.S. embassy in Amsterdam had left ex-CIA operative Rafe Sinclair with flashbacks of the unspeakable horrors he'd witnessed that night, and forced him to abandon the job he'd dedicated his life to. His only consolation had been that the terrorist behind the attack was dead—killed by Rafe's own hand.
Now, six years later, someone was trying to convince Rafe that the terrorist was alive. And that someone was targeting the one person who could draw Rafe Sinclair back into the game—Elizabeth Richards. Elizabeth and Rafe had once been partners and lovers, and he would give up everything to keep her safe—everything. And it looked as though, this time, that was exactly what it was going to take!
The three McCullar brothers once stood strong against the lawlessness and trouble in their territory. Then the events of one fateful night shattered their bond and sent them far from home. But their hearts belong to the land—and the women—they left behind. And now all three are coming…
HOME TO TEXAS
SHE'D NEVER TOLD HIM…
The night before he'd left town, Chase McCullar and Samantha Kincaid had finally shared a long-simmering passion. But Chase's brother's death had sent him on a mission that consumed him—leaving Samantha behind. For five long years, she'd guarded her secret…and sung lullabies and kissed tiny toes. Now little Amanda is missing….
NOW HE HAD TO KNOW…
And there's only one man to bring her home. But what will Chase say when the "baby" turns out to be a little girl with his own unmistakable blue eyes?
Convinced that the Inquisitor killed his only sister, ex-army Ranger Sean Murphy has been hunting for him with one thing in mind: revenge. If his instincts are right, Jenna Kincaid will lead him to his prey.
But Jenna has gotten to Sean in a way that no one has in a very long time. And now he's desperate to keep her safe—because the madman is taking a terrifying pleasure in the game unfolding. And if the killer wins, it's Jenna who will pay the ultimate price….
His first love. Mark Peterson had never gotten over Jillian Salvini's desertion ten years ago. She and her family had left in the middle of the night. Mark's heart hadn't recovered. Now that she was back, was a second chance possible?
Her son's father. When Jillian and her son, Drew, reclaimed her family's Panhandle homestead, she'd never expected there would still be a Peterson in residence next door. Of course, she'd never expected her ranch to be sabotaged. Or to find out what had terrified and made enemies of her father and Mark's so long ago.
Finders Keepers: bringing families together
Convinced the house is haunted, Blythe researches the town's history and discovers that a little girl had been brutally murdered in the area twenty-five years ago. Could there be some connection between this dead child and Maddie? With the help of Sheriff Cade Jackson, Blythe tries to separate past horrors from present dangers and struggles to distinguish the real from the imagined. But someone is clearly determined to keep a secret—and will kill again to do so.
Called in the night to transcribe the bedridden confession of a dying man, federal agent Rae Phillips lost her heart to a voice in the darkness, a hero whose face she never saw…
What secrets did she keep?
Two years later, everyone from that night had disappeared, and Rae is hostage to a captor as mysterious as he is seductive. A man whose face remains in shadow but whose voice is hauntingly familiar… His titillating touch gives Rae one choice: Betray everything she believes in…or her heart.