BACHELOR PLUS BABY... Keeping up with his tiny, demanding, precious niece was more than Detective Joel Wolfsley could handle with one leg in a cast. Gangsters, yes. Babies, no. He was a sucker for his sister, though, and the munchkin's mom needed his help. Besides, his plight was the perfect excuse to get up close and personal with the gorgeous kennel owner next door. EQUALS TROUBLE! Willa Darling took one look at the toughtalking 'Big Bad Wolf' holding a baby and knew he was all bark, no bite. Joel might have needed a little help in the diapering department, but he was a family man at heart--no matter what he said. Which meant that in spite of the wild passion they shared, Willa would have to let him go....
A relaxing vacation with the winner of the gIRL-gEAR.com scavenger hunt becomes downright sticky for CEO Sydney Ford when Ray Coffey - her one-time lover - claims the prize! Now she and her fellow gIRL gEAR partners are stuck together with Ray and his friends in this exotic locale for an entire week. For Sydney, the memory of her one steamy night with Ray is distracting her from running her business. He couldn't have been all that, could he? Well, only one way to find out! For Ray, being marooned with Sydney is sheer torture - from seeing her gorgeous body on the beach in her bikini, and out of it in his dreams! He can't understand how that one night - albeit one incredible night - has lingered for so long in his mind. It was only sex, right? One more night with Sydney should be a reality check. But Ray's beginning to worry that once simply won't be enough.... Harlequin Blaze #40
"Call me." How could two little words scribbled on a business card drive a normally sane woman to be so...impulsive? It wasn't Harley Golden's style to call a perfect stranger. But here she was, after one brief airport encounter, having phone sex with the obviously unforgettable Gardner Barnes. What next? Letting him fly her off to Texas in his jet? Falling in love with a man who was already married to a ranch? Getting pregnant...?
Go AheadWhen a guy stops at a roadside diner, he expects bad chili, not a hostage situation. But that's where SG-5 operative Harry van Zandt finds himself when an armed cartel blows through the door. They're not after him but the woman in the next booth, and their message is clear: she's got seventy-two hours to locate and deliver a valuable historical document or her brother dies. And if Harry wants to live, he'd better go with her. Make His DayNot that he minds helping Georgia McLain. The tough treasure hunter is as smart as she is sexy. But she needs Harry if she's going to double-cross these thugs and clear her father's name. Too bad the document is also of vital importance to Harry's top-secret mission. Now, the beautiful, infuriating woman he's starting to fall for could lead him right to what he needs-and what she so desperately wants.
LEADER OF THE PACK. Ben Tannen was the undisputed leader of his group of best friends, nicknamed "The Deck." He was the Ace, of course. Heidi Malone was the Joker, and the only female among them. All four men were half in love with her--Ben maybe more than half .... Still, there had always been a certain tension between the Golden Boy and Heidifromthewrongsideofthetracks. And when he'd offered her money for college tuition, she'd lashed out with her pride--and a bicycle chain. Fifteen years later, Heidi still owed Ben an apology... and he still held an IOU. He planned to collect and prove to her that they'd make much better lovers than fighters.
HOHOHOLD ME! At the age of thirtyone, Brooke Bailey still believed in Santa Claus. She was determined to spread joy throughout her apartment building...whether a certain neighbor wanted it or not. Indeed, for Dr. Duncan Cox, Christmas was his least favorite time of year--and his busiest. Around the emergency room at Mercy Hospital, he was fondly referred to as the Grinch. Still, to help his best buddy woo Brooke, he secretly filled her stocking with twelve gifts, for the twelve days of Christmas. Lo and behold, Duncan enjoyed her joy! Could the Grinch and Santa's Little Helper end up together in a passionate love affair? Only in the season of miracles...
Caution! High Voltage! Electrician Sophie North felt as if she'd touched a live wire the first time she laid eyes on Tyler Barnes. That was to be expected, of course.He had a heartbreaking grin, an incredible body and a thousand watts of cowboy charm. Half the women in Brody, Texas, were out to snag him. But Sophie was just passing through. And she'd sworn never to live her life at the mercy of her own passionate nature.Nevertheless, every time Tyler came near her, her response was shocking. Which wasn't supposed to be happening.Lightning was only supposed to strike once!
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like...Love! A man gives the gift of trust and receives a second chance at love in return. A woman helps to heal the wounded heart of a soldier. A couple finds that true love knows no distance. And a young widow learns that there can be two great loves in a lifetime. Love, romance and passion come together in this collection of four seasonal shorts. Anthology includes: This Time Next Year by Alison Kent; A Rare Gift by Jaci Burton; It's Not Christmas Without You by HelenKay Dimon; Mistletoe and Margaritas by Shannon Stacey.
She wanted some fun... gIRL-gEAR vice president Annabel "Poe" Lee needs a change. That means telling her recent fling, Patrick Coffey, that it's over. In theory, it's an easy task. In reality, Patrick's the best lover she's ever had, so saying goodbye is tougher than she'd thought. But it's time to move on, and falling for Patrick isn't in the cards...or is it? He was more than happy to oblige... When Annabel tells Patrick she can't see him anymore, he's not thrilled. He may not be ready for anything more than great sex either, but she's the best thing that's ever happened to him. Since Annabel's letting him stick around for a few more weeks, though, he's determined to show her why it's so good between them - day and night! Harlequin Blaze #120
Hell on wheels. . . ;in bed someone had written on Rennie Bergen's business card. Now Rennie's card rested with many other men's in the glass booty-all up for grabs by the female dating pool in Milla Page's office building. Three dates! That's all Milla needed to write a sexy, juicy story on San Francisco hot spots for her online column. Was it fate she drew Rennie's card?The two of them had a history. Infatuation, wild sex, sneaking around-followed by a painful explosive breakup. But Milla was still hot for him six years later. . . ;. And it was clear Rennie felt the same. Could they have a shot at rewriting history?
Miranda Kelly has a secret. Or two. Relentlessly hounded by the bloodthirsty media since her bitter--and very public--divorce, Miranda retreats to the sanctuary of her old hometown. She also returns to an old passion--donning daring costumes at night to transform into Candy Cane, singer extraordinaire at the Club Crimson! When Caleb McGregor is seduced by the sultry swing of Candy's hips, Miranda loses herself and her troubles in Caleb's arms. But Caleb is keeping a big secret of his own. And when Miranda discovers the cruel truth, she can't ever return to his bed. Not even for the most earthshaking sex she's ever experienced. . .
Cardin Worth is ready to tune up her engine-with Trey, her former crush! However, he's a Davis-one of her car-racing family's bitter rivals. But she might be able to create peace, and also get some sizzling sex on the side......if Trey pretends to be her fiancé, that is!Having a little fun on those steamy Southern nights seems like a great idea. Just to patch up the feud, of course. Then Trey'll be leaving town again-this time for good. But Cardin's not sure she can relinquish the superheated sex...because Trey's the most talented, uh,mechanicto ever look under her hood!
In Alison Kents brand-new novel set in Miamis sultry South Beach, Finn finds a woman who can melt his ice-cool exterior with one look, and a case that could land them both in hot water. . . Finn McLain is no stranger to unusual assignments. But the gorgeous stranger who just asked him to photograph her for an erotic art exhibit--thats definitely a first. Finn came to Miami to dig into the personal life of boutique manager Roland Green for a lovesick gallery owner, and hadnt planned on sticking around. But the boutiques owner, Olivia Hammond, has just made him a proposal thats as hard to ignore as Olivia herself. Shes got caramel-kissed skin, a body that makes grown men tremble, and a wild sideline as an exhibitionist. Ooookay. Yet despite her willingness to "let people look," Finns convinced theres a hell of a lot Olivias not revealing. And thats the most intriguing prospect of all. . . Olivia has never been shy about using her sexuality to get what she wants. But then, shes never wanted a man quite the way she wants Finn. What he thinks about her shouldnt matter, yet it does. Through every candid photograph and every heated encounter, Finn is getting closer, intent on getting beneath her shell--and for once, Olivia is tempted to let him. But first they have to contend with the fact that Finns simple investigation into Roland Green is getting dangerously complicated. . . and Olivia isnt the only person in town whos not what she claims to be. In a city throbbing with sex appeal, two wary lovers are about to play the ultimate game of show and tell, where temptation is raw, wild, and hot enough to make you sizzle. . . ". . . sizzles and thrills, with characters so sexy they scorch the pages!" --Tess Gerritsen ARomanceReview. com says, " Alison Kent is well on her way to becoming a single title phenomenon. " Patricia Rouse of Rouses Romance Readers Groups says, "Alison Kent segues from series into mainstream romance brilliantly with her stunning spy series for Kensington Brava!" Romantic Times says, "Kent combines James Bond-like characters with realistic plots to provide readers with plenty of fast-paced action and pulse-pounding intrigue. " Alison is thrilled to be writing erotic romance for Kensington Brava.
"Fast, dangerous, sexy. " --Shannon McKenna Youve been hot and bothered, down and dirty, and deep undercover with the sexy spies of the Smithson Group--Christian Bane, Tripp Shaughnesesy, Julian Samms, and Kelly John Beach. Now, meet Eli McKenzie, a hunky operative who doesnt play by the rule book. . . on anything. . . Episode Five: The McKenzie Artifact Get what you came for with Eli McKenzie, SG-5 Five months ago, SG-5 operative Eli McKenzie was in deep cover in Mexico, infiltrating a Spectra ring that kidnaps young girls and sells them into a life beyond imagining. Not being able to move on the Spectra scum right away was torture for the tough-but-compassionate superspy. But that wasnt the only problem--someone on the inside was slowly poisoning Eli, clouding his judgment and forcing him to make an abrupt trip back to the Smithson Groups headquarters to heal. Now, Elis ready to return. . . with a vengeance. It seems his quick departure left a private investigator named Stella Banks in some hot water. Spectra operatives have nabbed the nosy Stella and are awaiting word on how to handle her disposal. Eli knows the only way to save her life and his is to reveal himself to Stella and get her to trust him. Seeing the way Stella takes care of the frightened girls melts Elis armor, and soon, they find that the best way to survive this brutal assignment is to steal time in each others arms. Its a bliss Elis intent on keeping, no matter what he has to do to protect it. Because Eli McKenzie has unfinished business with Spectra--and with the woman who has renewed his heart--and this is one man who always finishes what he starts. . .
What's a daughter to do?Three brand-new stories...three exasperating momsAbby Ashton's roommate-from-hell...her mother. If she doesn't get her parents back together, she'll go crazy. So Abby schemes to get them to Mexico with her, hoping the vacation will lead to romance. And it does-for Abby and race-car driver "Gunner" Stevens!Tall, dark and charming Jason Lawrence keeps visiting Mel Anders's veterinary clinic-with everything from a drooling St. Bernard to a potbelly pig. And the man doesn't even seem to like animals. Hmm...Mel is mighty suspicious-but she never suspects her mom....Avery Rice is way too overprotective of her widowed mother. So when Mom gets a new man in her life, she enlists her cute tenant, David Marks, to keep Avery off the trail. And of course she's matchmaking. She's Mom!
The Heat is On . . . Simon Baptistes latest SG-5 mission just went south in a major way. It seems like a good time to take care of some business back home in Louisiana. Simon knows it aint going to be pretty. Hes got old enemies in Bayou Allain who wont exactly roll out the red carpet. But Simons first night back is more than he bargained for. Not only has the homestead gone to hell in a hand basket, but theres a half-naked woman hiding inside it--a woman whose face Simon knows all too well. Its Michelina Ferrer, the sultry spokesmodel for her familys Ferrer fragrance empire--and Simons been staring at her picture on a billboard outside his Manhattan apartment for weeks. . . And Its Only Getting Hotter . . . Micky Ferrer came down to Bayou Allain looking for her old college friend, only to discover that Lisa Landry has been missing for days. As soon as Micky starts asking questions, someone runs her car off the road. Shes hiding out in the old Baptiste place when Simon shows up--and hes the hottest thing shes laid eyes on since she got to town. Simon agrees that something strange is going on and that Lisas disappearance may be tied to it. As he and Micky search for answers, the sweltering heat makes it hard to keep their heads straight or their hands off each other. . . even as they unravel the small-town secrets that some people are willing to kill for. . .
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Ten years ago Jamie Danby was the only survivor of a senseless killing spree. Because the killer was never found, Jamie has lived her life in hiding, waiting for the worst. Now she's in danger again and she's not sure she can handle it. Until one sexy, rugged, gorgeous man strides into her life, determined to protect her at any cost! Kell Harding is a Texas Ranger--and how! They don't make 'em tougher. Jamie soon finds out that they don't make 'em hotter either! But Kell plans only to keep Jamie safe--not keep her forever. As soon as his assignment is done, so is he. At least, that's what he thinks. . . .
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Meet the men of the Smithson Group--five spies whose best work is done in the field and between the sheets. Smart, built, trained to do everything well--and thats everything--theyre the guys you want on your side of the bed. Go deep under cover? No problem. Take out the bad guys? Done. Play by the rules? I dont think so. Indulge a womans every fantasy? Happy to please, maam. Fall in love? Hey, even a secret agents got his weak spots. . . Get hot and bothered with Tripp Shaughnessey, SG-5 When someone screams Tripp Shaughnesseys name, its usually a woman in the throes of passion or one whos just caught him with his hand in the proverbial cookie jar. Sometimes its both. Tripp is sarcastic, fun-loving, and funny, with a habit of seducing every woman he says hello to. But the one who really gets him hot and bothered is Glory Brighton, the curvaceous owner of his favorite sandwich shop. The nonstop banter between Glory and Tripp has been leading up to a full-body kiss in the back storeroom. And thats just where they are when all hell breaks loose. Glorys past includes some very bad men connected to Spectra, men convinced she may have important intel hidden in her place. Now, with the shop under siege, and gunmen holding customers hostage, Tripp shows Glory his true colors: Hes no sweet, rumpled "engineer" from the Smithson Group, but a well-trained, hardcore covert op whose easy-going rep is about to be put to the test. . . Stay tuned to your bookstore for Rogue Spies, Episode Three: The Samms Agenda
Erin Thatcher figures there's no reason she can't have a hot fling with the wrong kind of guy while she waits for Mr. Right to come along. So when she spies a magazine article about Men To Do before saying "I do," her imagination goes wild! Her sexy but reclusive neighbor is part of her fantasies every night, and now it's time to see what Sebastian is like for real....Sebastian Gallo is a man obsessed. A bestselling author, he uses a pseudonym to ensure his privacy, never letting the real world in. But somehow Erin has consumed his thoughts-in his bed, in his shower-to the point where his writing is suffering. He just can't ignore the heat that exists between them whenever they meet...but can he risk revealing his true self?
Ride 'em, cowgirls!What do you get when you take a hunky former rodeo star, a real good old boy and a randy Ranger and pair them with three women who desperately need to get some action between the sheets? A Valentine's Day with tons of Tex appeal!Real Good Man by Kimberly RayeCheryl Anne Cash is now an official "carnal" coach! And she can't wait to show her former lover exactly what he's been missing....Unbroken by Alison KentDr. Tess Autrey is no buckle bunny. But a certain wickedly sexy rancher may change her mind!I Can Still Feel You... by Cara SummersMonths ago, Macy's Texas Ranger lover disappeared in the night. Now he's back--and she has some very naughty ideas about evening the score....
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