Everything’s going according to plan until Lola Reyes, an innocent first grade teacher, enters the picture unexpectedly, bringing the unwanted attention of her policeman brother. She’s everything Max didn’t think he needed until now—beautiful, caring, and independent—and she’s packing a gun.
When Lola crashes her car at a remote residence, she believes her sexy but secretive rescuer has her best interests at heart. Relief turns to distress when he and his unnerving partner tie her up and refuse to accept her identity.
And after Max learns of a criminal conspiracy involving Baudin, they’re forced to go on the run to keep everyone—including the woman he’s falling for—out of danger. When justice and duty are at odds, he’ll have to choose sides in a game where the stakes are life and death.
For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would make news in the business world, the nine a.m. meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room, strapped with explosives, the headlines told of death and destruction instead. The NYPSD’s Eve Dallas confirms that Rogan was cruelly coerced by two masked men holding his family hostage. His motive was saving his wife and daughter—but what was the motive of the masked men?
Despite the chaos and bad publicity, blowing up one meeting isn’t going to put the brakes on the merger. All it’s accomplished is shattering a lot of innocent lives. Now, with the help of her billionaire husband Roarke, Eve must untangle the reason for an inexplicable act of terror, look at suspects inside and outside both corporations, and determine whether the root of this crime lies in simple sabotage, or something far more complex and twisted.
She can’t wait to relax and see the sights, but with best friend Rene unavailable, there’s only one person left to show her a good time: unrepentant player James Tazeem. From the moment they meet, she’s tempted by every inch of his towering height. But even with his dark eyes and full lips awakening something she’s long ignored, there’s no way Tanya is falling for his charms. She came halfway around the world to make time for herself, and she means to keep it that way.
Sheikh James Tazeem’s first and only foray into love ended in betrayal, and he’s never made that mistake again. Since then, he’s enjoyed every moment of his playboy reputation. And yet, despite the stream of beautiful women he’s welcomed into his palace bed, he’s never been with an American. Now that he has sexy, feisty, innocent Tanya staying under his roof, he’s determined that she’ll be his first. She may be a challenge, but James has made an art form of getting what he wants. And all he wants is Tanya.
With undeniable chemistry sizzling between them, Tanya will have to fight harder than ever to resist falling for the handsome Sheikh who can offer nothing more than a fling..