Recruited to the Task Force 779 elite team after a nasty divorce, Foster only wants to serve his country. He has no interest in anything except the art of explosives and saving lives. After nearly losing a team mate, and witnessing the pain his family went through, Foster is more determined than ever to remain unattached.
Until a mission sends his team to Mexico to rescue the estranged daughter of a CIA official.
Their attraction is explosive.
But she’s been burned worse than him.
Everett Gaines was searching for answers.
After finishing college, Everett only wanted some R&R after a troubling discovery. She wanted to lay back on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and enjoy some time alone. Life has a way of kicking her when she’s already down though and soon she becomes the victim of a kidnapping.
Acts so violent and gruesome that she never imagined are forced upon her until a savior explodes through her prison door. After a failed escape, Foster vows to protect her at all costs. With risk to his own life, Everett see’s something in the solitary man.
A longing to be someone’s everything at a time when she needs him most.
One Explosive Encounter leaves them breathless and Foster wants more. But Everett pushes him away. Refusing to hear him out and why they could be more. Foster won’t let go though and when sinister forces come rushing back, Everett is forced to rely on Task Force 779 to keep her safe.
After the pain ends and secrets come to light, will Everett still be alive to make the choice her heart desire’s or will Foster be left an empty shell from a lost love?
Krystal has a love affair with tacos, coffee and writing books that capture every emotion imaginable. She has four kids and a husband who drive her nuts on the best of days, something she secretly wouldn’t change for the world. She doesn’t like when winter comes, even though Canada is beautiful during the season. She’s sarcastic, witty and loves to connect with her readers (especially when they send her tim tams).
After joining the Navy, he was secretly recruited to Task Force 779, a specialized unit that infiltrates dangerous situations when no one else can—or will. As the communications expert, it's his job to clear the way for a smooth mission. He knows where the enemy is hidden at all times and when his team can enter a zone safely.
When things go wrong and he's captured, declared dead before a search can truly begin, Ryder knows that when he makes his way home, his life will be different…better. He'll live for himself from now on, instead of following where duty takes him.
Enter his elusive neighbor…
A woman of mystery and fear.
Codie Ray is a woman filled with pain. Afraid of life and locked away.
She counts to soothe the anxiety. She watches her neighbor because he's her only lifeline to the outside world. He's a commitment she doesn't have to worry will break her. Until the unthinkable happens and her solace is intruded upon.
Ryder comes to the rescue and barges his way into her life, pushing past her barriers, causing Codie to rethink her reclusive lifestyle. Slowly being tormented with mind games from an unknown predator, she battles her better judgment and trusts Ryder to do what he does best…hunt down the perpetrator.
Their connection is instantaneous. Two broken people yearning to be loved but afraid to reach for it. Codie fears Ryder will leave when he discovers just how damaged she is. Ryder worries Codie will remain locked away in her mind, unable to break free.
A surprise mission brings both of their fears to life, and when the walls crumble, Ryder is Missing in Action while Codie is just…missing. Will they find each other again or will they disappear, existing only in a memory?
Then he shattered my heart into thousands of pieces.
I can’t let him back in. It was hard enough surrendering my heart the first time. If he hurts me again, I’ll never survive. No matter what he thinks, we’re beholden to our past.
In need of childcare, and someone to help around the house, Cade goes in search of a nanny. One who is as plain as Jane but can be compassionate enough to handle Mac–a boy who keeps acting out–and Lily–his sweet girl who needs a woman's touch.
Petal Davies proves to be the perfect nanny. The perfect friend. The perfect…everything. Not only does she put up with his cranky attitude, but she gives it right back to him.
Petal shows Cade day after day, time and again that not only is she the perfect woman for him, she'd be the perfect mom to his kids, and she's mostly certainly A Girl Worth Fighting For.
Falling in love isn't always planned and when you least expect it, your heart decides for you. Come on over to Long Beach, California to find out who falls in love, who gets naughty on the beach and if family truly is everything.
Who runs away.
Thea Andrews only wants to be normal. She wants to drop the scars of her past and move forward. After finding a friendship with a woman who didn't demand to know all her secrets, Thea feels comfort in her surroundings.
When her friends brother, Kol, begins to show an intense interest in her, she runs. Not as far as she should have and for nearly a year, regret and fear hold her hostage from reaching out to the only friend she had.
After finding Thea, Kol makes it his mission to obtain her trust and eventually her love. Discovering how much agony she tries to hide away from the world, Kol pushes until Thea lets her guard down and starts to open up.
Thea begins to believe in love again, but will her secrets haunt them forever, or is there a light at the end of the tunnel leading to a bright future for them both, together?