If there's one thing headstrong bookstore owner Amber Hudson knows, it's how to get what she wants. And what she wants most is for Noel Poet, the hottest firefighter in Buckhorn, Kentucky, to finally admit they have a future together. But when life throws her an unexpected curveball, Amber must face the fact that she's set her sights on something that could be out of reach forever.
Noel might be head over heels for Amber, but he has no intention of letting her call all the shots. He's determined to play Amber's game his own way—and remind her that some things are worth fighting for. Yet when Amber gets the shock of her life, games are the last thing on his mind. Because now it's time to prove that old demons are no match for the happy-ever-after that could be theirs…
Don't miss the other titles in the Buckhorn Brothers series, including Buckhorn Beginnings, Forever Buckhorn, The Buckhorn Legacy, Buckhorn Ever After in the All For You anthology, Back to Buckhorn, A Buckhorn Summer and A Buckhorn Bachelor.
Single dad Hogan Guthrie is getting his life back on track, and working as the "barbecue master" at a local diner is just a temporary detour. He and restaurant owner Violet Shaw constantly butt heads…until one night they end up mingling other parts instead. Hogan thought he had the recipe for happiness all figured out. But loyal, carefree Violet is daring him to trust his impulses…and see just how sweet small-town living—and loving—can be.
Nathan Hawley traded his SWAT team credentials for a sheriff's badge, but a gorgeous new neighbor is shaking up his orderly life. Nathan has a hunch there's more to Brooklin Sweet than meets the eye—but given her caution about getting involved, he has his work cut out for him. Still, there's something about the elusive beauty Nathan can't walk away from—and helping her come to terms with her past might pave the way to the future they both secretly long for.
Justice Wallington knows how to harness his strength and intimidating size—skills he put to good use first in the MMA cage and now as a bodyguard at the Body Armor agency. But no opponent has ever left him feeling as off balance as his new client, heiress Fallon Wade. Far from a spoiled princess, she's sweet and intriguingly innocent. It's a risk-free assignment, until he's required to fake a relationship with her in order to blend in.
Sheltered from the world after a family tragedy, Fallon longs to experience life—going to bars, dancing, talking to strangers. Not easy with a huge, lethal-looking bodyguard shadowing her every move. Justice seems like her polar opposite, but pretending to be a couple stirs undeniable heat. And when danger strikes again, it's not just her safety in jeopardy, but a passion that's real, raw and absolutely against the rules…
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From sexy billionaires to ripped bodyguards, hard-bodied Navy SEALs to rugged cowboys, there's something for every romance reader. Whether you're into intense and brooding or tattooed and fierce, these alpha males will definitely warm you up! So snuggle in and let yourself be whisked away by some of the hottest romance stories of the year with this free sampler featuring excerpts from twelve new novels written by today's bestselling authors.
Featuring extended excerpts from:
• Under Pressure by Lori Foster • The Darkest Torment by Gena Showalter • The Greek's Christmas Bride by Lynne Graham • Those Texas Nights by Delores Fossen • Everything for Her by Alexa Riley • Forged in Desire by Brenda Jackson • One Hot December by Tiffany Reisz • Call to Honor by Tawny Weber • Hold Me, Cowboy by Maisey Yates • To the Edge by Anna del Mar • Bound by a Scandalous Secret by Diane Gaston
Leese Phelps's road hasn't been an easy one, but it's brought him to the perfect job—working for the elite Body Armor security agency. And what his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. But being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication, especially since it could be the very man who hired Leese who's threatening her.
What Catalina knows could get her killed. But who'd believe the sordid truth about her powerful stepfather? Beyond Leese's ripped body and brooding gaze is a man of impeccable honor. He's the last person she expects to trust—and the first who's ever made her feel safe. And he's the only one who can help her expose a deadly secret, if they can just stay alive long enough…
Find your perfect hero just in time for Valentine's Day with a sneak peek at nine sizzling romances!
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Featuring extended excerpts from: • Under Pressure by Lori Foster • Her Sweetest Fortunes by Stella Bagwell • Wild Horse Springs by Jodi Thomas • The Last Di Sione Claims His Prize by Maisey Yates • Rough & Tumble by Rhenna Morgan • Renegade's Pride by B.J. Daniel • Two-Week Texas Seduction by Cat Schield • Dominate Me by Stacey Lynn • Red Clover Inn by Carla Neggers
When Detective Logan Riske goes undercover to find Pepper Yates, a potential link to his best friend's unsolved murder, he vows to gain her cooperation by any means necessary. But the elusive beauty is more suspicious—and in far more danger—than he expected. And the last thing Logan needs is to start caring for her….
Pepper has spent years dodging the corrupt club owner who will stop at nothing to keep her silenced. She can trust no one, not even the handsome new "construction worker" who's moved in next door. The heat between them is undeniable. But will surrendering to passion bring her the safety she so desires—or will her feelings for Logan draw them both into a killer's crosshairs?
Successful relationship columnist Max Sawyers has lived life in the fast lane and enjoyed every second of it, but with a cranky rescue dog named Cleo now ruling his life instead of casual temptation, he's decided it's time to change his ways and find a wife. Between his own high standards and his new dog's dislike of anything female, this is no easy feat—especially when the worst possible candidate comes crashing into his life, and she's the only woman the capricious Cleo can stand.
Maddie Montgomery refused to take to heart the nasty things her ex-fiancé said after she caught him cheating, but perhaps he had a point about her naiveté with men. She certainly hasn't ruled out marriage in the (very distant) future, but for now, she's going to go all out in the name of fun. Who better to practice with than the gorgeous Max? Problem is, he's beginning to think he's met The One, and she isn't going to like finding out it's her…
First published in 2001
Heavyweight fighter Denver Lewis plays real nice, but he doesn't share. That's why he's been avoiding top-notch flirt Cherry Peyton. But a man can only resist those lush curves for so long. Their encounter surpasses all his fantasies, bringing out protective urges that Cherry's about to need more than she knows…
Denver's combination of pure muscle and unexpected tenderness has been driving Cherry wild. Yet no sooner does she get what she's been craving than old troubles show up on her doorstep. And this time, Cherry can't hide behind a carefree facade. Because the man by her side is one who'll fight like hell to keep her safe…if only she'll trust him enough to let him…
When it comes to love, he plays to win
There’s only so much frustration a guy can handle before he gets a little nutty. For Jude Jamison, his frustration has a name—May Price. She’s everything the former Hollywood bad boy actor came to Stillbrook, Ohio, hoping to find: open, honest, lovable, and full of those luscious curves you don’t find on stick-figure starlets—curves May doesn’t seem to appreciate in herself. Every time Jude tries to get close to the skittish business woman, to take her in his arms, she thinks he’s joking. Joking? Joking does not involve lots of cold-shower therapy.
Time for new tactics. If May can’t respond to his compliments and sexy innuendos, he’ll just have to spell it out for her. Jude Jamison is going to lay down the law for May Price. And after that, she’ll have no delusions about just how much he wants her…
“Foster outwrites most of her peers.”—Library Journal
Firefighter Ethan Winters may be his hometown's new hero, but he's played a starring role in Rosie Carrington's fantasies for years. And Rosie has had just about enough of waiting patiently for Ethan to get over the past and see what's right under his nose. She'll do whatever it takes to fan the flames between them…but will Ethan prove too hot to handle?
Regina Foxworth has no clue why an unknown assailant is out to get a small-town reporter like her. Or why the police won't take her concerns seriously. So Regina gets a guard dog—make that a four-pound "guard" Chihuahua!—and signs up for self-defense classes. But defending herself is the last thing on her mind when sexy instructor Riley Moore has her pinned to the mat.
Annie Sawyers has been madly in love with Guy Donovan since they shared a few fateful kisses years ago. He's been running from her ever since, and now she's learned that he wants to propose to a woman he doesn't love, for business reasons. She's stood on the sidelines far too long. If this is the last chance she has to prove they'd be perfect for each other, then she'll go all out.
Guy Donovan is horrified to hear that innocent Annie has plans to seduce someone. Especially when he puts the pieces together and realizes that his unworthy coworker is the target. It'll be a cold day in hell before he lets another man touch her—but when a car accident strands the two of them alone in a remote cabin, he's about to realize there's more to Annie than he'd ever guessed…
First published in 2001
“My House, My Rules”
When Ariel’s headstrong ways nearly wreck one of Officer Sam Watson’s sting operations—ruining her dress in the process—he offers her a ride to his place to clean up. But Ariel seems to have her own agenda, and Sam decides it’s time to let her know he’ll be calling the shots…
“Bringing Up Baby”
Two years ago, Gil Watson had a wild night that resulted in a daughter he never knew he had. Now he has a chance to do right by his little girl, even if it means marrying the woman who’s been raising her. Fortunately Anabel Truman is anything but another bad decision…
“Good With His Hands”
As best friends, Pete Watson and Cassidy McClannahan have a “no sex” relationship. It may be a rigid rule, but it works—until Pete decides he wants to push the line and transform himself into the perfect guy he thinks Cassidy wants.
“Foster writes smart, sexy, engaging characters.”—Christine Feehan
White Knight Christmas
Officer Parker Ross hates Christmas, while Lily Donaldson lives for it. But he’s willing to be converted, especially when Lily is the one doing the persuading.
Do You Hear What I Hear
Sergeant Osbourne Decker suspects pet psychic Marci Churchill is barking mad, but she’s also a knockout. And when she’s accused of stealing a donkey from the local nativity scene, he can’t stop thinking about frisking her.
The Christmas Present
Furious at her cheating fiancé, Beth Monroe decides to enjoy a payback tryst with his gorgeous best friend, and finds that revenge is best served hot and sweet…
“Foster writes smart, sexy, engaging characters.”
Firefighter Harris Black is startled to stumble across nude photos of a woman…and handwritten notes about him. Who is this mystery woman? Harris hires a P.I. to trace her, never suspecting he's already found her….
Lumberyard owner Buck Boswell prides himself on his way with women—but his prickly neighbor, Sadie Harte, seems immune to his charms. Is she really as aloof as she acts, or can Buck convince her to take a chance on the guy next door?
AN HONORABLE MAN
Lieutenant colonel Hamilton Wulf's career ambitions cost him the one woman he ever wanted—Liv Avery. Now he's determined to win back her love…even if it means risking his life.
Sex therapist Lace McGee is the sort of outspoken woman Dr. Daniel Sawyers wishes his little sister didn't idolize. In fact, he'd prefer to avoid her himself, as she's always managed to get under his skin. But when her visit to the ER lands him in the role of providing some follow-up TLC, they both might learn that ignoring desire only leads to explosive encounters…
First published in 1999.
Treat Her Right
Gorgeous, statuesque fitness expert Wynn Lane can't help but fall for her sexy neighbor, paramedic Zack Granger, and his adorable daughter. But brash, outspoken Wynn is not Zack's idea of mommy material, even though she's making daddy's libido do flip-flops. Still, the laws of attraction rule—and Wynn is a force of nature all her own!
Creating a beefcake calendar for charity, Amanda Barker has found the perfect Mr. November, superbuff firefighter Josh Marshall. But the notorious ladies' man is a hard sell, and she's forced to negotiate with the only collateral he'll accept: a date with her! Josh knows where there's smoke, there's fire—but this could burn completely out of control…
Emma Clark is back in Buckhorn. Once she was the girl with too much makeup and a bad reputation—and she tried everything she could to get Casey Hudson into bed. He was the cutest guy in town, and the only one who seemed to really care about her.
As a hot-blooded teen it was hard for Casey to resist Emma. Now, eight years later, it's impossible. But Emma is doing her best to shut him out—and Casey needs to convince her that the attraction that burns between them isn't just leftover teenage lust, but his real love for a real woman…