Beth Murphy is on the run. Dragging her tiny trailer behind her truck, she runs out of gas between Temptation and Hole in the Wall, Texas, in the parking lot of the Ugly Stick Saloon. Broke, scared and in need of immediate employment, she's trying to hide from her abusive cop ex-husband who ignores restraining orders and has threatened to take her baby away from her.
Audrey, ever the collector of strays, offers Beth work as a waitress and hooks her up with a woman who will care for baby Mia while she works. Emotionally drained by all the disappointment on the baby front, Audrey doesn't want to hold Mia to keep the hurt from overwhelming her. But when Beth comes under attack from her abusive husband, Audrey and Jackson can't stand back and do nothing. They put their own baby plans on hold to help Beth and her infant girl.
There’s more than one way to feed a hungry man.
Brody McFarlan left home eight years ago, after he and his younger brother had a falling-out over a girl. When a frantic phone call sends him racing home, he’s stunned to learn the truth. Mom isn’t sick, she’s threatening to sell the ranch—unless he and his brothers get busy settling down.
With Mom on strike, Brody hesitantly settles in to help—and find a replacement cook before he starves.
Fired from her last job, Jessie Taylor is forced to ride out on her horse, leaving her car behind. Hot, tired and homeless, she stumbles onto the Ugly Stick Saloon, grateful to pick up a spatula in trade for a burger to fill her belly and a much-needed rest for her road-weary mount.
One bite of Jessie’s tasty burger, and Brody offers the rough-and-tumble blonde a job and a stall. It doesn’t hurt that she’s sexy as hell, and he hungers for a taste of her sweet pink mouth. The only bur under his saddle is the grudge he still carries…and the fear that his brother will once again swoop in to steal the pretty filly right out from under him.Note: This book was previously published by Samhain Publishing in August of 2015.
Angus McFarlan’s mother can’t be serious. Sell the ranch? Yet Mom has a point. Bringing the Rafter M out of bankruptcy has kept Angus and his brother too busy to date, let alone have children to inherit the legacy.
The last thing Angus wants is to get half-naked for the Ugly Stick Saloon’s Annual Cowboy Auction, but it’s a jump start into the dating scene. His buyer turns out to be a Dallas businesswoman, all legs and curves—a challenge to unwrap from that sexy, buttoned down suit.
CEO Gwendolyn Graves has no time for a relationship. All she needs is a male role model for her young son, Dalton. She never thought her bachelor cowboy would impose conditions of his own. Like make her agree to spend time with him. Alone.
As Angus teaches Dalton what it means to be a man, he and Gwen discover a passion that ignites flames they thought they didn't have time to fan. While satisfying the auction obligation, they find themselves learning how to open their hearts and be a family. Just when they start thinking longer term, Dalton’s father re-enters the picture—and trouble isn’t far behind.Note: This book was previously published by Samhain Publishing in
Pilots, partners and brothers, Jake and Tucker Maddox, are both in love with Molly O'Brien and she's in love with them. Only she won't choose between the two of them. Drawing the line in the sand, the brothers tell her they aren't willing to share.
Molly O'Brien has spent most of her young life mooning over the Maddox brothers, head over heels in love with Jack and Tuck, having slept with each and committed to neither. Because of their sibling rivalry, she has refused to choose one over the other and ultimately tells them it'll never work. With her biological clock ticking and her brothers' girls expecting babies, she's ready to get on with her life, and targets the local sheriff's deputy as her potential baby daddy and husband material.
On the verge of losing the best gal that ever happened to them, the two brothers hatch a desperate scheme. Risking an ass-whooping from Molly's big brothers, jail time and the wrath of a woman duped, they join forces to kidnap Molly, carrying her away to their remote cabin where they will attempt to convince her she can have both of them, if she dares and they don't kill each other.
She's a free-riding, biker-chick with attitude...they're just the Kiowa cowboys who can rein her in.
Libby Jones had been on the road for over a year, running from her past, when she lands in Temptation, Texas, working at the Ugly Stick Saloon. Eight months later, she knows she must leave or risk her past catching up with her. Then why did she take the Gray Wolf twins up on an offer to go riding on their ranch? Getting involved isn't in the cards for this free-rider.
Mark and Luke Gray Wolf have been trying to capture Libby Jones's attention since she'd started work at the Ugly Stick, only she's blown them off at every attempt to ask her out, until now. Determined to show her a good time on the ranch, they take her to their special project site and show her what she's been missing. Their plan: to expose her to the temptations only twins can provide to persuade her to stay for the long haul.
Convinced she's falling for the two, Libby longs for a life she can't have, knowing she must leave before her whereabouts are discovered. But all hell breaks loose when her past walks through the doors of the saloon. The Gray Wolf twins have a fight on their hands to keep Libby from running again.
Warning: This title contains hot scenes with even hotter Kiowa twins and a motorcyle-riding, leather-clad biker chick. Caution—bring your fan and iced drinks to the reading, the pages sizzle!
Together they struggle to overcome their rekindled desire while fighting to stay alive in the crosshairs of a madman.
A Navy SEAL bodyguard and his client’s bride struggle with rising desire while fighting to stay alive in the mountains of Montana
Ten years in the Navy, most with the elite brotherhood of SEALs, Axel Svenson “Swede” has dodged so many bullets, he knows his luck will someday run out. With younger blood pushing to take over for the older guys, and an injury that marks him for discharge, he takes the plunge into the civilian world. Since desk jobs aren’t what he’s cut out for, he checks on the pet project of one of his former teammates—Brotherhood Protectors. Providing personal security to rich people sounds like a walk in the park compared to where he’s been.
Prospective bride, Allie Patterson, thinks she’s marrying the man of her dreams. He’s rich, he’s handsome and mysterious—everything a woman should want. Until his secrets threaten her life. After several near misses, Allie reluctantly allows her fiancé to hire one of her brother’s bodyguards. The big, sexy, tattooed SEAL assigned to protect her is the kind of guy women drool over, and makes Allie question her decisions. Perhaps she’s marrying the wrong man for the wrong reasons. But her brother’s gruff friend can’t possibly be Mr. Right. Together, they traverse a dangerous journey to get Allie to the church on time…and alive.
Discharged from the army after sustaining a shrapnel injury that left him with a limp, Joseph “Kujo” Kuntz is angry with himself and the world, and forced to start over with the injured military dog “Six” that saved his life. Kujo accepts a job with Brotherhood Protectors in the Crazy Mountains of Montana, hoping to find new purpose and come to terms with his losses.
Following a lead that an ISIS faction is near Eagle Rock, Montana, training to launch terrorist attacks, FBI agent Molly Greenbrier thinks she's on wild goose chase. She operating a drone, pretending to be a photographer for a GPS mapping company, when she’s attacked in the mountains and left for dead. Discovered by former military service dog Six and his owner, Molly is taken to the owner’s cabin where he administers first aid.
Now targeted by the faction, Molly is in danger. Kujo informs his new boss of the situation and is assigned as Molly’s protector until the team can neutralize the source of the threat. Determined to complete her mission, Molly accepts Kujo and Six’s protection and discovers an electric connection to the cantankerous former soldier. Together they struggle to locate the faction while fighting their burgeoning desire.
Navy SEAL Remy LaDue wants Mitchell Sanders, but hasn't made a move since he slept with her the night of his buddy, her former boyfriend's funeral. A year later, his plan to be her Valentine date runs amuck when he finds her undercover as a stripper at a local club.
NCIS agent Mitchell Sanders never wanted to settle, dedicated to her job and justice is finally ready to commit to the SEAL she accidentally fell in love with. When her friend, a female navy officer, goes missing she puts her love life on hold and goes undercover to find her friend, only to discover her SEAL is back in town and threatening to blow her cover.
Remy and Mitchell join forces to find her friend and uncover a human trafficking organization in the darkest heart of Virginia Beach while their attraction for each other burns hotter than the sun.
Mia Chastain grew up in Eagle Rock, Montana. Now a successful screenwriter, she’s hit a brick wall writing a movie script about a young woman struggling to come to grips with her life in the aftermath of a brutal attack. Mia returns to her hometown to face her own demons and write the script she knows she must. A secret she’s kept buried for a very long time makes her fearful of facing her homecoming alone. When her old school friend suggests she hire a bodyguard, she jumps on the idea, determined to stay the course, with the help of a strong, ruggedly handsome guardian.
In the performance of his protective service, the damaged soldier falls under the spell of the shy screenwriter. They forge an unlikely bond in an effort to keep her safe as the secrets of her past come back to haunt her and threaten to destroy the life she’s built.