Marisol has never met a man like Ian. He's so strong, so upright…so irresistibly tempting. If only Marisol wasn't hiding a few secrets from her past—secrets that Ian, as an officer of the law, cannot find out…. Still, with the blazing chemistry raging between them, keeping Ian distracted shouldn't be a problem….
With her sex video scandal about to hit the tabloids, Eden Ross just wants to hide out on her daddy's boat for a while. Then she finds mouthwatering Marcus Quinn working onboard, and she can't deny herself a little fun. After all, if Marcus thinks she is some serial sexpot out to use him for his body, how can it hurt to prove him…right?
Charming the ladies has never been quiet Callum Quinn's style. Until he meets Irish beauty Gemma Moynihan. Luckily for both of them, the sexy cattle rancher has no trouble charming her pants off—along with the rest of her clothes!
But Gemma isn't who Callum thinks she is. She's come to the ranch to investigate a decades-old crime. If she uncovers the truth, there's a good chance the Quinn family name will be irrevocably ruined.
Gemma's damned if she does her job and damned if she doesn't.
She's stuck—between a hard place and a deliciously hard man!
Cameraman Zach Haas had always wanted to make movies. And with his newfound wealth, his dream is finally within reach. Now all he needs is the inspiration. But when he meets gorgeous actress Kelly Castelle on the set of Just Between Us, he's more than inspired— he's aching.
Kelly practically melts when Zach steps out from behind the camera—the heat between them is searing. But he's ten years younger, tall, dark and and his lottery win means she can't even be his sugar mama! So there's no way their relationship can be anything but a reckless, best-sex-of-her-life fling.
Or can it?
Neighbor Simon Green is the only person who isn't begging her to quit the case. Simon, an ex-police officer with dark secrets of his own, understands how vital it is to obliterate violence and hate. But when one word from the most unlikely source threatens to change their lives forever, Janet must decide what risks she's willing to take.
…So there's going to be an auction!
Name: Amos Pike, 34
Occupation: CEO of Pike's Pickled Peppers Toy Company
Biggest Achievement: Smiles on children's faces
At one time, Amy Wainscoat had it all—wealth, control of her family's Chicago business, a handsome and loving husband, a child she adored. But her husband was killed in a boating accident a year ago. And now, most devastating of all, five-year-old Charles has been kidnapped, apparently by the nanny she'd recently fired.
Despite the involvement of the police and the FBI, despite the fact that she's hired one of the best private investigators around, Amy's determined to be part of the search.
There are some things only a mother can do…
When Charles and his ex-nanny are spotted in Michigan, Amy drives across the state, following every conceivable lead, following each road to its end. As she and her detective grow close, their shared quest engenders an intimacy that's more real than anything except her love for Charles.
Then, one day, the search is over. And what they find shocks Amy as nothing has ever shocked her before.
Sue Bookman wishes she believed that Rick Kraynick would make the best parent for her tiny foster baby. As the girl's uncle, he's got a strong claim. But so does the child's grandmother, and Sue knows that if Rick gets custody, he won't let the woman anywhere near. Sue even gets why.
But where would Sue be today if she hadn't had a grandmother who loved her unconditionally? While she likes Rick—okay, she more than likes him—the man wants a replacement family. Can he really see the child in her arms or is he blinded by the daughter he lost?
And will he ever forgive her if she doesn't choose him?
Sam returns to the town—and to his ex-wife, Cassie Tate—with a seven-year-old child. This is a complete shock to Cassie. When Sam left, he hadn't known she was pregnant. Or that she had lost their baby.
Sam's back in Shelter Valley now, back to stay. But he refuses to become the man people expected him to be ten years ago. Can he be the man Cassie needs now?
Jane's rule about marriage: if at first you don't succeed, don't try again
A bigamist ex-husband, an anonymous stalker, a murder inquiry. Magazine editor Jane Hamilton is not having a good month. But with the support of her best friend, Brad Manchester, she's coping—until they become lovers and Brad complicates things even more by proposing marriage.
Brad understands Jane's fears, but he's ready for a wife and family, ready to move forward. Especially when he finds out she's pregnant with his child.
When Jesse Crane returned to his roots to serve on the Miccosukee police force, he'd hoped to leave behind the violence of the city and the memories of his murdered wife. But bodies start to pile up in Jesse's corner of the sultry Florida swampland…
As he probes these crimes, Jesse is drawn to the beautiful Lorena Fortier, a new hire at the local gator farm and research facility. Lorena is a little too interested in Jesse's investigation, but before he can uncover her true motives, they're both pulled into a dangerous web of greed, ambition and animal cunning. To survive, they'll have to decide whether they can trust each other…before the hunters become the hunted.
BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME!
The Sheriff of Shelter Valley by USA TODAY bestselling author Tara Taylor Quinn
Six months ago, Beth woke up with no memory of her past, a bruised face and a little boy who called her "Mama." Until her memory returns, the most dangerous thing she can do is to fall for the sheriff—the one man who can uncover the truth and destroy the person she's become.
Pro hockey player Thom "The Beast" Quinn is the team's bad boy—the street kid who hit pay dirt when he learned to shoot a puck. But when his reputation gets a little too naughty for the team's liking, they give him a warning: shape up, or be benched. And the one calling the penalties is none other than sexy Malin Pederson, the boss's daughter.
In her head, Malin knows that if she can reform Thom Quinn, her future with the team will be set. But her body urges her to indulge in the kind of wicked pleasure that only the sexy athlete can provide. And in her heart, Malin realizes that this is a man she can't walk away from, even if it costs her everything…
In the shelter of this town…
Mark Heber accepts a mysterious scholarship to a prominent college in Shelter Valley, Arizona. Being a mature student is a big change from his hardscrabble life in the mountains of West Virginia, one that could transform his whole future.
For attorney Adrianna Keller, Shelter Valley is the scene of a childhood tragedy and she returns for one reason only—her loyalty to college president Will Parsons. Somebody's blackmailing him. Adrianna agrees to investigate discreetly, posing as a student named Adele Kennedy.
"Adele" and newcomer Mark become neighbors and develop a friendship that quickly becomes something more. In fact, Adrianna begins to envision a life with him. But maybe it's too late. Because her secret—and the shocking discovery she makes—could destroy Mark's future. And her own….
Meredith Bennet lives for two people—her husband, Max, and their young son, Caleb. She also lives in fear of her abusive ex-husband, Steve, a man she's been running from for years. She thought she'd finally eluded him. But when it becomes apparent that he's found her, she makes a drastic decision. She goes on the run again—by herself—to protect the two people she loves most.
Meredith finds solace and safety in a new identity at The Lemonade Stand, a unique women's shelter. With Steve on the hunt for her and Max desperate to get his wife back, she will discover if love really is stronger than evil.