GAMBLING ON LOVE CAN BE DEADLY
Injured while helping capture a notorious serial killer, all New Orleans firefighter Connor Scott wants is to visit his grandmother in Florida for a few days of rest, relaxation and recovery. The last thing he expects is to be stuck on a bus loaded with senior citizens—and his ex-wife.
Alyssa Scott thought she'd left the baggage of her old life far behind when she moved to Florida. Instead she's chaperoning the senior group and dealing with the one person she never expected to see—her ex-husband.
Sparks fly and passions reawaken. Neither Connor nor Alyssa can deny the feelings they still hold for each other. But a sinister threat from Connor's past thrusts them into a perilous game of cat-and-mouse to stop a ruthless killer before time runs out. Will Connor gamble everything to save the woman he loves?
Jennifer "Jinx" Marucci witnesses her brother's shooting and the leader of New Orleans' Russian mob thinks her brother, Carlo, passed something valuable into her keeping—and demands its return. Every instinct tells her to trust no one, but what choice does she have except to turn to the police?
Detective Remy Lamoreaux can't believe his luck when Jinx walks through the doors of the New Orleans Police Department. He's tried for years to bring down Vladimir Dubshenko. Fate has finally handed him the opportunity to go head-to-head with the vicious mobster and lock him up for good before Jinx becomes one more casualty in Dubshenko's lust for power.
Intrigue, kidnapping and danger combine to keep Remy and Jinx constantly on the move. One thing is certain—if they stop running, they die.
The chemistry burns fast and furious between them, but when Macie's nephews vanish, evidence connects the boys' disappearance back to New Orleans and the newest party drug flooding its streets. It's a race against the clock as Carlo and Macie search for the missing boys. Will they find her nephews before time runs out?
Treats to Tempt You, Book 5.
Skye Graham has come home for Christmas to Doubtless Bay in New Zealand after a five-year absence following the death of her brother. It’s good to be back, but she has no plans to stay.
Then she meets sexy Owen Hall. A dog handler for Search and Rescue, he’s setting up a new branch in the Far North. Owen became an expert on finding lost people after his little sister disappeared in a forest and died when he was young, but he’s not sure even he can help the beautiful but haunted Skye.
A quick fling soon develops into something more serious, and another missing child brings them closer together. But can Owen convince Skye to stay?
Warning: Mozart the chocolate Lab steals the story. Oh, and it’s not only the weather that’s hot and sultry.
The correct order of the Treats to Tempt You series is as follows (although the books are all standalones that can be enjoyed in any order):
1: Treat with Caution (Tasha and Kole)
2: Treat her Right (Maisey and Joss)
3: A Rare Treat (Elle and Stuart)
4: Trick or Treat (Fox and Caitlin)
5: A Festive Treat (Skye and Owen)
5.5: No Way to Treat a Lady (Hayley and Jed - novella)
6.5: A Taste of Things to Come (Tasha and Kole - novella)
Keywords: Contemporary romance rural small town New Zealand, Single women Career dating workplace office relationships, Marriage love and wedding with family life and friendship, An international Comedy Beach romance on Vacation at Christmas
In a last-ditch effort to have the baby she's always dreamed of, Hannah Evans needs in vitro. But the money to finance the procedure is sitting in a trust fund she can't access until she's married. When a friend agrees to get hitched in a platonic marriage and father her child, the plane can't get her to Vegas fast enough.
Jerome Fitzgerald secretly adored Hannah from the moment he first laid eyes on her. Except for one tiny problem -- he was practically engaged to her sister. When he finds himself free to finally pursue her, he discovers she's eloping to Sin City to marry someone else—unless he can get to Vegas first.
When someone in New Orleans has a problem, Gator Boudreau is Mister Fix-It. Discovering an elderly neighbor has been swindled by a con artist, there’s no question he’ll deal with the situation. Only this time, he needs a little help from the missus.
Wilhelmina McDaniels is pretty sure Gator Boudreau has a few screws loose when he approaches her with a proposal—play his wife while they work a case. Going undercover as Santa and Mrs. Claus at the local Santa’s Village gives them the perfect opportunity to hunt the bad guy.
Catching the conman might be a bit more complicated than they anticipate, since everybody at the local Santa’s Village wears holiday costumes. As they work to uncover the confidence scheme, can they figure out the bad guy’s next move, while finding a little holiday magic of their own?
As each new piece of the puzzle falls into place, Maggie and Gunner race to find the answers. Can they unravel the mystery, or will they become the latest casualties to greed and corruption?
After a devastating betrayal, ex-DEA agent Samuel "The Ghost" Carpenter devotes his life to searching for the person who cost him not only his job but nearly his life. When he discovers a link between the man he's hunting and a beautiful executive assistant, he realizes the path to his target is seduction—a task he's all too eager to undertake, since he can't seem to resist the alluring beauty.
…turns into a dangerous seduction.
Andrea Kirkland can't fathom the sudden interest rich and powerful Samuel Carpenter's showing, but she's not stupid. He's got a deeply-hidden agenda and she's a means to an end. Except, she has secrets of her own, and despite their instantaneous chemistry, she's not above using Carpenter to further her own vendetta.
On a whirlwind journey from Dallas to New Orleans, passion explodes between them. But when a murderer strikes, Carpenter must choose between his mission of vengeance or face losing the woman he loves to a vindictive madman hellbent on revenge.
“Kathy Ivan’s books are addictive, you can’t read just one.” Susan Stoker – New York Times Bestselling Author
Second-in-command at Carpenter Security, the last thing Jean-Luc Boudreau needs is another person demanding his time and attention. But when a gorgeous, funny, and captivating blonde lands on his doorstep with devastating news, he can’t resist dropping everything, and following where she leads.
Mackenzie Andrews will do anything for her best friend, Lexie. Even if it means tracking down the one man Lexie swears can uncover who’s trying to kill her. Toss in the fact he’s tall, dark, and delicious, and she has a hard time keeping her hands to herself.
Plunged into a whirlwind of deception, betrayal, and family secrets, can Jean-Luc and Mackenzie uncover the truth before somebody else becomes the next victim of a ruthless killer?
MORE BOOKS IN THE NEW ORLEANS CONNECTION SERIES
Sex, Lies and Apple Pies
Lethal Deception (coming soon)
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