But more unsettling is her growing suspicion that something unnatural is shadowing her. Amateur ghost hunter Hayden Priest believes Ree is being haunted. Even Amelia Gray, known in Charleston as The Graveyard Queen, senses a gathering darkness. Driven by a force she doesn't understand, Ree is compelled to uncover an old secret and put abandoned souls to rest-before she is locked away forever... An ebook exclusive prequel to The Graveyard Queen series.
A covert network of secret agents is Colorado's most lethal weapon - and its only hope. Bound by love, loyalty and the law, these men and women are trained to handle the most clandestine and dangerous cases. As scandal and ruin threaten the state's rich and powerful, they'll uncover secrets that span generations...and that someone will kill to keep. Private Eyes by Jasmine Cresswell A former trophy wife must prove her brother's innocence in a kidnapping. She finds herself face-to-face with an old flame harboring a mysterious agenda - will he be her downfall or her destiny? Kiss and Tell by Amanda Stevens A woman's honor is pitted against her heart as she is caught red-handed with the firstborn son of Colorado's own brand of American royalty, a man she's investigating for kidnapping. Centennial Bride by Debra Lee Brown See a legacy begin in Centennial Bride. Caught between a bitter feud and raging passion in nineteenth-century Colorado, one rancher will risk everything to claim his bride and start a political dynasty....
WAS IT LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT...Anna Sebastian wanted desperately to learn about the stranger whose transplanted heart beat within her chest...particularly once the erotic dreams and deathly silent late-night calls began. But when her journey brought her face-to-face with her darkly handsome fantasy lover, she debated whether to divulge the truth. For brooding widower Ben Porter was rumored to have murdered the wife whose tragic end had given Anna a precious second chance....OR SOMETHING EVEN MORE DANGEROUS?A former cop, Ben knew that Anna harbored secrets, just as he knew they would become lovers. But Anna's sudden appearance aroused more than his guarded heart and urge to protect. It awakened a dormant killer who'd chosen now to strike again....
From bestselling author Charlaine Harris and rising star Amanda Stevens come two otherworldly tales sure to haunt readers well after the last page is turned. Dancers in the Dark #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris Layla Rue Le May is no ordinary dancer-her partner, Sean McClendon, is a three-hundred-year-old redheaded vampire. When Layla Rue acquires a stalker, she's forced to face the music...and wonder if this will finally be her last dance. The Devil's Footprints Award-winning author Amanda Stevens Years after her sister's unsolved murder, Sarah DeLaune is haunted by the mysteries of her past when two mutilated bodies are found near Sarah's New Orleans home, the crime scene desecrated by cloven footprints. Sarah has always believed that her sister was killed by a man named Ashe Cain. But no one else has ever seen Ashe. Until now.
The footprints were etched in the snow for miles, passing through walls and crossing rivers...appearing on the other side as though no barrier could stop them.In 1922 a farmer in Adamant, Arkansas, awakes to a noise on his roof and finds his snow-blanketed yard marked with thousands of cloven footprints. The prints vanish with the melting snow...only to reappear seventy years later near the gruesome killing of Rachel DeLaune.Years after her sister's unsolved murder, New Orleans tattoo artist Sarah DeLaune is haunted by the mysteries of her past. Sarah has always believed that her sister was killed by a man named Ashe Cain. But no one else had ever seen Ashe. He had "appeared" to Sarah when she needed a friend the most, only to vanish on the night of her sister's murder. The past bleeds into the present when two mutilated bodies are found near Sarah's home, the crime scene desecrated by cloven footprints.
In Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, a terrible secret is about to be uncovered by a woman whose daughter vanished seven years ago without a trace...And now a new clue has surfaced...a doll that is the spitting image of Claire Doucett's missing child, right down to the tiny birthmark on the girl's left arm. A chance sighting of the eerily lifelike doll in a French Quarter collectibles shop leaves Claire shaken to her core...and more determined than ever to find out what happened to her beloved Ruby.When the doll is snatched and the store's owner turns up dead, Claire knows the only person she can turn to is ex-husband Dave Creasy, a former cop who has spent the past seven years imprisoned by his own guilt and despair. He let Claire down once when she needed him the most. Can she make him believe the doll really exists? She'll have to if they're to survive an encounter with a brutal psychopath-the dollmaker-who stole their future to feed an obsession that will never die.
AN OIL FORTUNE AND AN ILL-FATED HEIRAsh Corbett had been gone for twelve years. And now he was back in Jacob's Pass, Texas, as brash and as beautiful as ever. But something about him wasn't right. His family knew it...Emma Novick knew it. And what would take DNA typing precious time to reveal, Emma had only to look in his eyes and sample one kiss to know for sure.As a child, Emma would watch the grand Corbett parties through the windows and from the trees, catching only glimpses of the gowns and glamour inside. She was the gardener's daughter, not the sort of girl Ash would ever be attracted to. He was educated and well-bred, the kind of man who commanded respect wherever he went. But he and Emma shared secrets that only intensified over the years. Even though they were little more than strangers now, the passion between them burned strong still. But someone knew about them and would use their forbidden past to forge a new future...without Ash.
SOMETHING STRANGE WAS IN THE MISTS OF FERNHAVENA mantle of mystery had closed in on Elizabeth Blackstone. An inexplicable-unnatural-sensation of being watched had stricken her ever since the accident that claimed her young son and nearly her, as well. Trapped in the depths of despair, she'd been experiencing gaps in her memory, hearing and seeing things that weren't there...feeling even more frightening things. Her once-loving husband, Paul-a handsome, successful businessman-had become a grief-stricken stranger, who'd seemingly retreated from their marriage. But it was an impromptu excursion to the luxury hotel in Fernhaven that proved the true test of their bond....Paul was desperate to save his wife from the edge of devastation or worse. Would his love be strong enough to overcome a sinister and inconceivable interloper?
MAN OF ACTIONAidan Campbell instinctively flew into the fray when the authorities rallied the troops to catch a gang of escaped convicts. Yet, as the adventurous bounty hunter scoured the storm-swept terrain with his teammates, he unexpectedly found himself rescuing a blond beauty dangling precariously from a cliff. His protective nature kicked into high gear when Kaitlyn Wilson's fragmented memories recalled a grisly crime carried out by the very militia members he hunted. After Aidan spirited the fiercely independent investigative reporter away to a safe house, it seemed pointless to battle their potent attraction in the passionate afterglow. But when Kaitlyn's nose for the news lured her to trouble, could a heroic, high-speed helicopter chase prevent a full-scale catastrophe?
Welcome to Twin Oaks-the new B and B in Cooper's Corner. Some come for pleasure, others for passion-and one to set things straight...Check-in: Librarian Beth Young was so quiet, she simply blended into the town of Cooper's Corner. But Clint Cooper, co-owner of Twin Oaks, couldn't help but notice her as she played piano each evening at the B and B. Her music was haunting...and to Clint, so was her beauty. But Beth didn't dare act on the attraction she felt for Clint.Checkout: Beth wasn't really a mild-mannered, retiring librarian-she wasn't even Beth Young. In fact, she had no memory of who she was. But she sensed she was hiding out from a terrible danger, and risking Clint's love meant risking his life....
WOULD THEY RISK EVERYTHING FOR THE TRUTH?Valerie Snow had come to Memphis for justice. Thirty years ago her father had been wrongly convicted of a terrible crime, and Valerie was convinced that he'd been set up by the arresting officers. She was determined to find the real killer--but he might have found her first. Detective Brant Colter had spent his life in the shadow of his heroes--his father, his uncle and his mentor. After all, they'd arrested the kidnapper and murderer of a young boy. Hadn't they? Now Brant was forced to choose between protecting Valerie and possibly exposing his heroes as criminals. But Valerie had her own secrets. Even as he fell for her, was she deceiving him, too?
THE DEMON WARRIORDeep in the most remote Central American jungle, mercenary Jon Lassiter found solitude if not solace. He was trained to be a supersoldier and wasn't in the market to protect anything other than his own interests. But when Melanie Stark penetrated his personal domain...he had to come out of the shadows to save her from herself.HIS ANGEL SAVIORDetermined to recover her past, Melanie had to reveal her darkest secret to Jon. In doing so she faced an even more confounding mystery...one of the heart. How could she be falling for her dark guardian? With evil forces closing in, they'd have to face a devil in the flesh to discover an unspeakable plot of horror.
AN ACCIDENTAL RUN-IN?A benign business trip to Mexico turns sinister when one man turns up dead and another-impossibly-returns in the flesh! Penelope Moon couldn't believe her eyes when she saw her fiancé, Simon Decker, a man who had been languishing in a coma for months, on board a passing yacht with a man who would die within hours. But this Simon wasn't the kindly accountant she'd fallen in love with, who knew her intimately as though he'd read a brief on her needs and desires. This man was altogether different. Tougher, stronger-sexier than she'd known. And she secretly liked it.Soon Penelope found herself drawn into a deadly conspiracy involving an illegal pharmaceutical and border infiltration. More than just her wedding was at stake. But would her heart end up as collateral damage...?
THE DARKEST PART OF THE NIGHT IS THE MOST DANGEROUSStalked for years, Dr. Darian West has become an emotional recluse, a woman at the mercy of a skilled killer. Threats to her family have kept her silent, but every man who has become involved with Darian has paid the same fatal price. All but closed off from life, she lives a solitary existence until a chance meeting puts her next suitor in harm's way....Convinced his brother died at Darian's hands, Richard Berkley has vowed to avenge his death. He'll stop at nothing until he exposes the wealthy psychologist's deepest secrets...and her darkest fantasies. But as passion erupts, the killer lurks in the darkness, waiting until...Just Past Midnight...to strike.
Deep in the shadowy foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains lies a dying town...My name is Amelia Gray. They call me The Graveyard Queen. I've been commissioned to restore an old cemetery in Asher Falls, South Carolina, but I'm coming to think I have another purpose here.Why is there a cemetery at the bottom of Bell Lake? Why am I drawn time and again to a hidden grave I've discovered in the woods? Something is eating away at the soul of this town-this withering kingdom-and it will only be restored if I can uncover the truth.
A Lover's Hands...Grace Donovan had sworn off men forever, but she had to get close to the one man who could identify her sister's killer...the mysterious Dr. Ethan Hunter. A man whose touch ignited in Grace a burning fever of forbidden desire. A man who claimed to have amnesia...A Stranger's Face Attacked and left for dead, Ethan awoke to no memory and a strange face in the mirror. All that seemed familiar was the sweet taste of Grace's lips. Something in Ethan urged him to protect Grace from the killer she sought-but as clues unraveled, he began to fear he might be saving her from himself....A MEMORY AWAY...from passion, danger-and love!
He had little memory of who he was or where he'd been, but the images that kept flashing through his mind meant computer genius Claudia Reynolds was headed for danger and only Jack Maddox could rescue her. Although they'd technically met before, it wasn't until the bullets started to fly that the blonde beauty was convinced to follow him through the remote South Dakota woods. . . far from the mysterious facility that Jack had once called home. Now, as Jack sensed they were closing in on answers too many people had died covering up, the long-forgotten pain buried deep in his past proved their connection was the only thing he could rely on. And the only thing keeping Claudia alive.
INHIBITED AGENT TURNED WANTON WOMANSpecial Agent Prudence Dunlop was anxious to leave her desk job and get out in the field, but her all-too handsome boss, John Cahill, denied each request she made. So when the opportunity to catch a cunning serial killer arose, Pru would do anything to prove herself. She'd even strip off her plain Jane persona and pose as a seductive temptress in the hopes of luring out the murderer. Instead, she unleashed an even more dangerous scenario between her and her boss. Though taking on the elusive killer threatened her life, would falling in love with John be the greatest risk of all?
A curse has settled over the small New England coastal town of Moriah's Landing...an unknown force that's about to irrevocably change the lives of four young women--and the men captivated by their spell. As they risk their lives to uncover the secrets behind the dark vortex of serial killers, genetic research and modern-day witches that haunts the town, it is their hearts that are in the greatest peril. Bundle includes Secret Sanctuary by Amanda Stevens, Howling in the Darkness by B.J. Daniels, Scarlet Vows by Dani Sinclair and Behind the Veil by Joanna Wayne.
My name is Amelia Gray. I am the Graveyard Queen, a cemetery restorer who sees ghosts. My father passed down four rules to keep me safe and I've broken every last one. A door has opened and evil wants me back. In order to protect myself, I've vowed to return to those rules. But the ghost of a murdered cop needs my help to find his killer. The clues lead me to the dark side of Charleston-where witchcraft, root doctors and black magic still flourish-and back to John Devlin, a haunted police detective I should only love from afar. Now I'm faced with a terrible choice: follow the rules or follow my heart.
Never acknowledge the dead. Never stray far from hallowed ground.Never get close to the haunted. Never, ever tempt fate.My name is Amelia Gray. I'm a cemetery restorer who sees ghosts. In order to protect myself from the parasitic nature of the dead, I've always held fast to these rules passed down from my father...until now. Detective John Devlin needs my help to find a killer, but he is haunted by ghosts who shadow his every move. To warn him would be to invite them into my life. I've vowed to keep my distance, but the pull of his magnetism grows ever stronger even as the headstone symbols lead me closer to truth and to the gossamer veil that separates this world from the next.
HE HAD NO PASTAn accident had robbed Zac Riley of his memory, but then Zac learned he was a supersoldier trained by the covert organization Project Phoenix. And he alone could complete a vital mission, one that would change his life forever....SHE WAS HIS PAST, PRESENT AND FUTUREDedicated to deprogramming Project Phoenix's soldiers, Camille Somersby had been successful with all but the man she'd once loved and lost. Camille now had a mission of her own: stop Zac or risk catastrophic repercussions.Amidst deception and desire, Zac and Camille found themselves falling in love all over again. But there was no one they could trust...except each other.
THE HAVEN WITHIN. . . With his darkly handsome looks and edgy attitude, Officer Cullen Ryan could spark a woman's deepest fantasies. He'd never looked at brainy, virginal Dr. Elizabeth Douglas that way. But when the former town outcast strode into the room where Elizabeth had found a body, her heart beat fast. And when they formed a wary partnership to investigate the murder, Elizabeth discovered something else--a dangerous passion that threatened her safe, sheltered world. Then Elizabeth became the target of the ruthless killer and Cullen vowed to do anything to protect her. But could he save himself from the haunting pull of desire in the sanctuary of Elizabeth's eyes?
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