That was Trey Logan. He had rescued her father from a war-torn jungle in Central America, at the expense of his own freedom. Now he was back, and Jamie McCall vowed to make it all up to him. But this dark, brooding man had scars she couldn't see.
A BATTLE WORTH FIGHTING?
Trey had been in tough spots before, and he had always relied on his cool head to get him through. But this sandy-haired princess posed a different sort of threat. One look in her amber eyes could break him to pieces, and his heart was the one thing he wasn't willing to risk....
Five years ago, sweet Meggie Spencer had saved Devlin Cross from a personal torment too large to bear alone. She'd been his only beacon of hope—until the truth about him had destroyed their fragile love, and she'd disappeared. But now he'd found her, and things had changed. This time he wasn't letting her get away!
An innocent nineteen, Megan had found enigmatic Devlin Cross everything she'd ever wanted in a friend ... and a lover. But when cruel reality tore them apart, she vowed he'd never know the child he'd fathered.
Now he was back, and she trembled. Denying the passion between them was difficult—denying the love still burning in her heart impossible. But her secret threatened to tear them apart....
Chance Buckner: A tough-as-nails undercover cop dangerously close to the edge.
Shea Austin: A sultry nightclub singer with a big heart and shady connections.
Long ago, undercover narcotics cop Chance Buckner paid the ultimate price for his work. Now there was nothing inside of him but slow-boiling rage. His anger would help him destroy the drug dealer he was after…and keep him from falling for Shea Austin, whose voice threatened to heal his soul. And even if she was guilty as sin, Chance would protect her. Because he knew what could happen to delicate songbirds….
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She could never trust a cop….
THE MAN BEHIND THE BADGE
Kelsey Hall needed someone to trust. But the one man she wanted desperately to trust with her secrets and her heart, was the one man she knew she couldn't….
One week at Kelsey's country inn was the only vacation Detective Cruz Gregerson allowed himself from his badge and the daughter he adored, but his hostess was turning out to be one irresistible case. Now Cruz was on the job again…and this time his heart was on the line.
Trinity Street West. Where danger lies around every corner—and the biggest danger of all is falling in love.
Proof by Justine Davis:
Top-notch forensic scientist Alexandra Forsythe returned to Athena to prove that the death of her dearest friend had been no accident. Armed with only her razor-sharp mind and coolness under fire--and the memory of a desperate call for help--Alex set out to uncover a truth that could shake the foundations of the academy that had trained her. Her digging provoked deadly retaliation and the attentions of a stranger who might lead her toward the truth--or her death. Because in the race for final proof, only the most determined would survive....
Alias by Amy J. Fetzer:
In school, she was everyone's best friend. But these days, Darcy Steele was a single mother living in the shadows following a marriage gone dangerously wrong. Not even her closest friends knew her whereabouts--until one of those friends was murdered. Now Darcy was back to find answers about her friend's death, even if it meant jeopardizing the cover she'd so carefully constructed--and discovering that the one man she trusted might not be what he seemed. Because risking her own life was a small price to pay when the lives of those she loved were at stake...
Exposed by Katherine Garbera:
A little danger couldn't keep hotshot reporter Tory Patton from the story of a lifetime. Plus, an exclusive with the navy SEAL Tom King held hostage in war-torn Central America would put her in the big leagues. But an assassination attempt on the wounded soldier suddenly turned Tory's interview into a rescue mission. With the help of a mysterious operative who seemed to shadow her every move, Tory summoned her well-trained survival skills to get them to safety. But would she live long enough to discover more about her sexy guardian angel, and expose a shocking scandal that could implicate everyone from the top levels of the White House to the very people she trusted most?
Double-Cross by Meredith Fletcher:
An orphan with an unknown past, CIA operative Samantha St. John used her quick speed and sharp mind to make up for her small size. Sam was about to go AWOL on a mission for vengeance -- bringing down the legendary killer she believed was responsible for a dear friend's death -- when she was detained and accused of betraying her country. Now, to clear her name and get back to business, the fearless agent had to face down an enemy who bore an uncanny resemblance to Sam herself....
Pursued by Catherine Mann:
Air force captain Josie Lockworth came from a long line of American patriots and was expected to follow her family's example. But after a good friend's death, the usually savvy Athena Academy graduate wasn't performing at her best. Still, when the project she'd been working on for months crashed and burned, she knew it wasn't due to her negligence. Someone was trying to sabotage her career. With the authorities after her head and an unsettling inspector looking over her shoulder, Josie raced to clear her name before she became the next casualty of war....
Justice by Debra Webb:
Her best friend's killer was dead, and so was Kayla Ryan's best lead to find her friend's missing child. But the determined police lieutenant didn't have it in her to give up. Now she would join forces with a secretive detective to find the people who'd sent the assassin and bring them to justice. Her life--and all those she loved--depended on exposing a chilling conspiracy. And she couldn't shake the feeling that someone was watching her every move. Could the enemy be closer than Kayla had ever suspected?
One look at Layla Laraway and CEO Ethan Winslow knew he'd found a princess. Layla was more woman than any he'd ever met, and he desired her far more than all those 34-24-34s he used to date. And suddenly this far-from-marriage-minded man was seeking to sweep Layla off her feet-and convince her that happily-ever-afters could come true....
Joe Kilcoyne is in a desperate place. He guards his secrets and hides from the world for a reason. He's the hottest topic of speculation around Whiskey River, but no one has ever dared to get close to him. That is, until fiery Kelsey comes barging straight into his life.
The last thing Joe needs is for Kelsey to breach his defenses and make him confront his past. But when her sunny, open, and determined personality collide with a haunted man with no idea how to reconnect with the world, the sparks that ignite shock them both.
When a loved one goes missing…and no one believes you…
Weeping in front of customers isn't Laney Adams's style. She would have gone unnoticed if security expert Teague Johnson hadn't come to her grooming shop to pick up his boss's dog, Cutter. Something about Teague—or maybe it's the uncannily perceptive canine—compels her to open up about her best friend who's gone missing and how she feels responsible. The confession reminds Teague of his own secret guilt. He can't turn away. With the help of the Foxworth Foundation—and Cutter—Laney and Teague launch a dangerous search that leads to unexpected twists…and undeniable passion.
For Drew Kiley, married life isn't what he had in mind. Driven to "I do" by a sense of familial responsibility, he assumes the role of husband to his brother's wife, Alyssa…and the role of father to his nephew, Luke. It seems to be the logical solution in light of his brother's abandonment. But Drew doesn't know the whole truth about his brother's past. A rescue from a canine companion sets Drew and Alyssa on a perilous course of extortion, kidnapping and secrets unveiled. United in their determination to protect Luke, Drew and Alyssa learn to depend on each other. But as tensions escalate, so does a deep undercurrent of desire that casts their marriage in a different light.
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO…
Undercover detective Gage Butler lived and breathed justice. He was a legend at the precinct, and nothing stood in his way—until Laurey Templeton stormed back into his life.
She'd been an innocent victim of his dedication to the job and had the broken heart to prove it. But she couldn't help falling for him all over again. Only this time she was determined to crack his resolve, help him make peace with the past—and create a future for them both.
TRINITY STREET WEST
Where danger lies around every corner—and the biggest danger of all is falling in love.
JOAN ELLIOTT PICKART
A powerful man is murdered in his home, and not even his wealth and privilege can hide the trail of scandal he left behind. A scandal that is about to be unmasked by Chicago's top agencies….
Reunited over a corpse, forensics detective Josh Benton and medical examiner Maggie Sutter discovered foul play—and a simmering attraction underlying their long-term alliance….
Darien Wilson was made for marriage—not murder investigations. But since Detective Colin Waters was forced to accept her as his partner, he was also forced to accept that she was a damn good detective. And one hell of a lover…
Jennifer Anderson shared one passion-filled night with district attorney Evan Stone. Little did she know he'd be her next assignment, or that she would be following the sexy prosecutor all the way to the final verdict—of father-to-be.
A series of kidnappings of Amish teenage girls hits too close to home for FBI agent Emma Colton. The dark violence of her world has touched the simple Amish community neighboring her hometown—and she's determined to make things right. Unfortunately, a forbidden attraction to Paradise Ridge's most eligible widower is a major step toward wrong.
Carpenter Caleb Troyer doesn't expect to love again, especially an Englisher with her own haunted secrets. Protecting Emma is second nature as she fights to restore the peace in his home—and in his heart. But one false move could destroy everything. The closer she comes to finding his sister, the closer danger comes to finding them….
Redstone, Inc., pilot Tess Machado is awaiting her boss when two armed men muscle their way onto her plane in the middle of the California wilderness. It's Josh Redstone—of the Redstone empire—they want. But Tess isn't giving up the man she secretly loves—not without a fight.
Josh always knew this day would come. Being the head of Redstone put a giant target on his back. The kidnappers on board the Hawk V are armed and dangerous, but they're forgetting one glaring detail. No one—no one—puts his Tess in harm's way and gets away with it.
Will Tess and Josh admit what's been so obvious to others…before they're silenced forever?
"I thought you were through with me."
What does the dog know? When Kayla meets Cutter, the big, brown Belgian, she's at a crossroads. She's certain she's about to clear her brother of her parents' murder. But Dane, her longtime love, is just as sure that she's wasting her life. One man needs her. The other, apparently, doesn't… Although it breaks her heart, the choice is made.
Only, Dane Burdette isn't going anywhere. As loyal as that dog, he still loves the beautiful girl next door, even if her life has been derailed. And when danger comes back to their small town, he knows she—and their love—is at risk. Kayla has made her quest her life. Neither Dane nor Cutter will let it take her life, too.