For eight years Alexis Blackhawk believed her youthful, clandestine marriage to Jordan Grant was null and void. But the millionaire oil man had never filed the papers and she was still bound to the man she openly detested...and secretly desired. She demanded Jordan let her go once and for all. But as the time came to leave her husband, would Alexis be able to walk away?
All Kiera Blackhawk wanted was to learn the truth about her heritage. She hadn't counted on falling, and falling hard, for her compelling new boss, Sam Prescott. His touch ignited her body and his ever-watchful gaze was almost able to pierce through the secrets she was desperate to keep. Kiera could not submit to the hotel magnate's powerful seduction. For what would Sam-whose loyalty lay with the very family she might destroy-do when he discovered that she'd been lying to him about everything?
When he'd purchased a rare thoroughbred from the Blackhawk ranch, Texas millionaire D. J. Bradshaw had also gotten Alaina Blackhawk in the bargain. She refused to leave the expensive horse's side, so D. J. gave her two weeks to prepare the animal. . . ;but those weeks would be spent at D. J. 's home. And if the lone star loner had his way Alaina would be in his bed before time was up. But if the infamous horse tamer thought she would tame this confirmed bachelor. . . ;she was in for the ride of her life.
THE BRIDE'S DEMAND He was the renegade, the outcast...and the object of her youthful affection. And when Native American Lucan Blackhawk triumphantly returned to his hometown, on a quest for revenge, Julianna Hadley readily agreed to his shocking proposal. Boldly she married the man who sought to destroy her father. For Julianna knew only her fierce and enduring love could tame her solitary groom. And as Lucas laid claim to her body and soul, vowing to accept nothing less than her ultimate surrender, his virgin bride resolved to win nothing less than all of Blackhawk's heart! A hidden passion, a hidden child, a hidden fortune. Revel in the unfolding of these powerful, passionate...SECRETS!
Outside the office, Callan Sinclair didn't know that Abigail Thomas existed. But Abigail had definitely noticed the broad shoulders and intense brown eyes of her employer. His powerful presence had taken her breath away more than once-and the fantasy of his kisses kept her up at night.But Abigail's current situation called for more than fantasy-she needed a real fiancé, or she'd be forced to leave. That was when Callan noticed the curves his conservative secretary had been hiding. Their counterfeit engagement was perfect-but was the arrangement business or pleasure?
Dynasties: The Danforths. A family of prominence...tested by scandal, sustained by passion!Tina Alexander wanted her wealthy playboy neighbor gone--he was too much of a distraction for the normally straitlaced good girl. But Reid Danforth, one of Savannah's most eligible bachelors, had other plans for the curvy beauty--and most of them included teaching Tina all the ways a man could please a woman...over and over again.But passion had a price. If word spread, their scandalous affair would ruin both their reputations. They found heaven in each other's arms, but if their interfering families found out, there would be hell to pay....
WANTED: ONE HUSBAND Even tight-lipped loner Hugh Slater couldn't let a good woman marry a ranch-hungry stranger she'd met through an ad in the local paper! So he'd come back to Granite Ridge, Texas, the town he swore he'd never step foot in again. He'd talk some sense into Kasey Donovan, then be gone by morning. But shooing away would-be husbands--and himself--was harder than Hugh thought. Kasey had grown into one beautiful, lush woman.... The only man Kasey wanted was handsome, sexy Hugh Slater--whom she'd secretly, passionately loved since she was fourteen years old. Yes, his heart was heavy with the past, but maybe, just maybe, the desire she saw burning in his eyes would prove stronger...
Pilot Guy Blackwolf thought he was doing the right thing when he braved the Alaskan wilderness to change Holly Douglass life. . . . Until she rescued him from his wrecked plane, and her healing touch ignited his body with need. Their passionate joining made Guy yearn to brand her as his own. But once he reunited the "lost heiress with the loving family shed always craved, could he convince Holly that shed never be complete without his love?
PROTECTION AT ANY PRICE To Melanie Hart, escape looked as futile as the dark night once Gabriel Sinclair discovered her and her son hiding in an abandoned farmhouse. The beauty's barely hidden fear told Gabriel she was desperate. And when she leveled her unwavering gaze at him, he felt ...consumed. Melanie didn't want to divulge her deepest secrets to her strong, attractive, wouldbe protector. Yet she could sense Gabriel was a man of honor. And in his embrace she finally felt safe. Could she surrender her carefully guarded heart--or would temptation cause her to pay a precious price?
Passing through a small Texas town, Seth Blackhawk found himself rescuing a set of young twins in trouble. His bravery resulted in an injury that had the lone wolf agreeing to Hannah Michaels's more than generous offer to recuperate inside her home. Seth had spent years going deep under cover, hiding his emotions, but sweet Hannah had his cool composure at the breaking point. Yes, he could show her the passion she so desired, but could he give Hannah the commitment her romance-wary soul demanded? Seth was used to living his life on the edge, but this time it was his heart on the line. . . . ;
THE MILLIONAIRE'S MISSIONKillian Shawnessy was arrogant, imposing...and worth a bundle. And it was up to feisty Cara Sinclair to deliver the brooding heir to his long-lost family. Yet after locating the mysterious millionaire, Cara discovered the sexy loner's true passion did not lie in his secret fortune. What he really desired was...her!In Killian's strong embrace, Cara's long-repressed desires were met...and mastered. Yet too soon she realized her dream lover's mind wasn't on marriage-but on a hush-hush mission he'd sworn to fulfill. Could Cara prove to Killian the power of love...before their hourglass ran out?A hidden passion, a hidden child, a hidden fortune. Revel in the unveiling of these powerful, passionate...SECRETS!
HALF-DROWNED. HALF-NAKED. NO MEMORY. That's how Agent Caleb hunter found the woman known to him only as Sarah. But he had reason to believe she didn't truly have amnesia and was not what she appeared. To test his theory, he hopped into bed with her, claiming to be her husband, wanting to exercise his conjugal rights. But his response was unexpected and shocking. This loner had been too long without a woman's caress.... Secluded in his remote mountain cabin, the two explored each other's bodies and hearts, knowing they only had a few days together. For beyond the cabin door, the real world-and their past secrets-beckoned, and threatened their passionate paradise...preventing them from truly becoming husband and wife.
They had come to Wolf River, Texas, to attend a wedding. But Evan Carter and Marcy Pruitt also had other agendas. For Marcy, this was a much-needed respite from her hectic life as a TV personality. And for Evan, well...one look at Marcy and his priorities changed, fast. Getting her into his bed-and keeping her there-became his ultimate challenge: one Marcy agreed to with equal enthusiasm. Neither could stop the deep, soul-searing attraction that raged between them and they quickly began a scandalous affair. But what would they do when real life interrupted and Miss Pruitt's private life became public knowledge?
Some prices are too high to pay. . . Unfortunately, millionaire Trace Ashton had discovered this cold truth the hard way when his fiancee had accepted a one-hundred-thousand-dollar buy off. The betrayal had left Trace a bitter, vengeful man. So when Becca Marshall dared to return to Napa Valley and the social circles he enjoyed, Trace plotted his fiery revenge. But even as he seduced Becca, Trace realized she was keeping secrets. Her modest lifestyle belied her acceptance of an Ashton buy off. Was she innocent of the deceptions Trace had believed for so long. . . and would his quest for the truth cost him more than he was willing to pay?
THE BACHELOR AND THE NANNYFrom the first moment Kat Delaney walked through his door, single dad Logan Kincaid knew his life was about to be turned upside down. There was something decidedly unsettling about his daughter's new nanny, but he vowed to ignore her smoldering good looks-even if it took every ounce of willpower the cowboy had.Taking off to Texas to play nanny to a nine-year-old girl was the perfect escape for Kat-until she laid eyes on the motherless little girl and her sexy dad. It didn't take long for her to fall hard for the most confirmed bachelor in Texas, but did she dare risk her heart when it was impossible to tell the truth?
In the dark, someone watches... And waits.It started with black-and-white photographs found in a stolen car-photos of ex-dancer Allison Wescott with her father, walking to her car...even sitting alone in her room wearing nothing but her underwear. But who is watching her? Fearing a possible kidnapping, Allison's entrepreneur father immediately hires additional security-and a personal bodyguard for Allison.Thomas Kane is the best in the business. Hard as nails, Kane doesn't have much sympathy for wealthy princess types. Especially ones who don't follow his instructions. But even as he shows her the basics of self-defense and closely guards her activities, Kane learns that Allison isn't just some "princess"-and the chemistry between them is a distraction that could put Allison's life in jeopardy....
A wild poker wager won Reese Sinclair a... woman! Two weeks slinging hash at his rough-hewn tavern was just the thing to tip persnickety Sydney Taylor' s tiara. No woman could shake his ivory tower of bachelorhood, even one as maddening... and delectable... as society princess Sydney. But desire roared between them, and the innocent beauty granted Reese carte blanche with her body. Their earth-shattering night together stripped away every remnant of his reason-- and left a ferocious longing. What would the irresistible bachelor do when the bet expired? Round up those cards... or lay down a marriage proposal?
THE BACHELOR'S SURPRISELong, lean and devastatingly handsome, Nick Santos had been shy Maggie Smith's fantasy man. So when she had the chance to take Nick as her very first lover, virginal Maggie became the ultimate seductress. And she was left with a most precious gift....Now, reunited with the man of her dreams, Maggie knew she could no longer keep her secret. Nick claimed to be mesmerized by Maggie's beauty, captivated by her passionate soul and totally charmed by her young son. But would it mean the end of this love they held so dear if Santos discovered her child was also his?A hidden passion, a hidden child, a hidden fortune. Revel in the unveiling of these powerful, passionate...SECRETS!
WIFE-WRANGLIN' BRIDE-SEDUCIN' COWBOYSam McCants was a steer-ropin', dust-on-his-britches kind of cowboy. So what in tarnation was this purebred Texan thinking, getting himself hitched to a citified bride-even if the arrangement was just for two months? Why, Faith Courtland had barely uttered "I do" before she took off for Lonesome Rock Mountain, muttering about some family inheritance. And if she hadn't been so surefire sexy, Sam might just have let the little spitfire head for the hills. But this husband wanted his wedding night. So he saddled up his stallion, and with a mighty "Giddy up!" and a yank on the reins, he set off through the mountain mist to rustle up one wily wife in need of proper seducing.
Amnesia meant Lucian Sinclair couldn't remember Raina Sarbanes. But one look into the eyes of Raina's baby daughter and Lucian realized why, when he touched the single mum, he saw images of bodies lovingly entwined ...
He could tame any wild mustang-but no woman had come close to taming Rand Blackhawk. Yet one lady spitfire dared enter the arena with the tantalizing Texas maverick. Socialite Grace Sullivan desperately needed Rand's expertise, but she didn't figure her pleas to save a herd of horses would lead to a world of sensual self-discovery in Rand's strong arms. He branded her as his own, taking her virginity one powerful night and searing her guarded soul. But when their mission ended, would Grace be forced to release her untamable Blackhawk...or could she hold her unbridled lover forever?
Steel Magnolia No one was going to take away Savannah Roberts's niece-especially not Jake Stone, who claimed to be the child's long-lost half brother. Savannah was her legal guardian and nothing could change that-not even the disturbingly sensual feelings this rugged rancher stirred in her....Bullheaded Cowboy When Jake wanted something-or someone-he pursued it with a passion. And right now Jake wanted to get to know his sister...and her sultry aunt. But the Southern beauty was intent on resistance...and it looked as though Jake would have to show her the meaning of sweet surrender!
No Man's Wife Full of Texas pride, Jessica Stone was determined to single-handedly rebuild her life-with no help from any man! But when a sexy stranger offered his services and set Jessica's pulse pounding, she couldn't tell him "no"...even though she sensed he wasn't exactly who he'd claimed to be. An Unsuitable Husband Dylan Grant could tell that sweet Jessica needed the protection of a man-preferably him! But even though he wanted her, common sense warned him to keep his hands off the sultry spitfire. Because if she got too close, she'd discover the truth about who he was...and why he'd entered her life.
Forbidden Love Tormented by haunting memories, Jared Stone denied himself happiness. But when sultry Annie Baily unexpectedly came back to town, he desperately wanted to believe in forgiveness. Because his brother's ex-fiancée was everything he wanted, yet everything he couldn't have....Fate had brought Annie back to this desolate corner of West Texas. Back to the very spot where her dreams had been shattered, and to the one man who could ease her broken heart. Yet their love was forbidden-a betrayal beyond measure...and a temptation beyond denial....
A mere three days before debutante Clair Beauchamp's big society wedding, sexy investigator Jacob Carver stunned her with news that she was actually a Blackhawk from Wolf River, Texas. Handed the perfect escape from a loveless marriage, Clair insisted Jacob reunite her with her long-lost family. But their journey ignited a powerful connection, with the better judgment of both giving way to mindless passion. As Jacob branded that Blackhawk bride his own, they were each left to wonder: Had they been given this taste of heaven to keep, or were they destined to lose their hearts once Clair's world of wealth and privilege intervened. . . ?
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