During a Christmas Eve blizzard in Seattle, three couples find themselves in a citywide blackout..."Stranded with the Bridesmaid" by Beth CornelisonWhen their car skids off the road, the best man and bridesmaid are snowbound. While struggling to stay warm, they spend long hours getting to know each other in the most intimate ways...."Santa Under Cover" by Sharron McClellanOn a trip to see Santa at the mall, the lights go out and a child goes missing. To stay alive, this couple must outsmart the Christmas bandits holding them hostage."Kiss Me on Christmas" by Jennifer MoreyStuck at a coffee shop during the blackout, a man and a woman must share a hotel room for the night. Will this pair of opposites discover what they've been missing?
Hired by the groom-to-be, former SEAL Jake McCall must make sure beautiful bride Paige Bancroft stays safe. When gunfire shatters the wedding, he discovers that the threat to Paige is hovering close. Now the country's national security depends on keeping her and a mysterious "bead" in her possession out of the wrong hands. Paige Bancroft never had control of her privileged, sheltered life until she finds danger on her trail and a larger-than-life bodyguard at her side. Realizing her almost-wedding was a mistake, she's determined to fight for her survival... and start a new life with the sexy SEAL- for better or worse.
She's running from a nightmare...Tess Sinclair must hide. Hunted by a powerful man who wants her dead, Tess flees her Texas home in search of anonymity, safety, and a new life. While a flat tire and stormy weather slow her escape, they prove the least of her worries. Just hours after her getaway, a hired gunman tracks her down.Grabbed in a parking lot, Tess is certain she'll be killed...until a handsome hitchhiker intervenes. But can she trust the blue-eyed cowboy who appoints himself her guardian? He's chasing a dream...Nothing can stop Justin Boyd from his pursuit of a music career in Nashville--except a woman in peril. Haunted by his sister's murder, Justin can't walk away from Tess until he knows she's safe. Justin puts his dreams of the music spotlight on hold until he can make amends for mistakes from his past. Yet the stakes in this game of vengeance are higher than he ever imagined, and the price for freeing Tess might be his own life.
After her husband's death, Holly Bancroft Cole knows Christmas won't be the same this year. Still grieving, she decides to complete the renovations on her North Carolina farmhouse and hires a construction worker. Drawn to his piercing eyes and gentle manners, Holly can't shake the feeling that secrets lie behind the handsome stranger's warm smile. Haunted by memories, Matt Rankin can't remember the joy that simple pleasures bring until he meets Holly. When a harrowing attempt is made on her life, Matt realizes he can't live without this beautiful angel. Now he must protect the woman he loves at all costs--even if it means risking his own life.
Join the Coltons of Wyoming for a holiday showdown at Dead River Ranch Deep undercover, Wyoming special agent Slade Kent comes to Dead River Ranch with only one thing in mind: justice. Bent on solving a string of recent crimes, as well as his father's long-unsolved murder, he won't let down his guard for anyone. Until beautiful heiress Amanda Colton and her baby are attacked. He'll do anything to protect them...even put his heart on the line. Amanda's done with deception, but the irresistibly mysterious Slade draws her trust. When danger-and uncontained passion-spark, they must both put aside secrets and agendas for survival...and love?
Rancher and single dad Jack Colton must face an assassin in the thrilling first book of The Coltons of Oklahoma... A beautiful stranger appears at the Colton ranch during a party, and Jack is none too pleased. With ties to his ex-wife, Tracy McCain claims to be on a mission to bond with his son. But this intriguing widow also has a target on her back. As the Colton family brings Tracy under its broad wing, a relentless assassin puts everyone in jeopardy. Jack's protective instincts go into overdrive...and only fuel his secret attraction to Tracy. Living closely together under Jack's roof, the heat between them starts to sizzle. In fact, the only thing stronger than Jack's heady desire for Tracy is his will to keep her safe...so that one day they can become a family.
Ex-soldier Gunnar Colton's only focus is shaking off the horrors of war in his remote cabin-until a murderer abducts another victim from the neighboring Amish community. Now the Colton code of honor kicks in and it's his duty to protect the eyewitness who's the next likely target.Treating sexy, spitfire actress Violet Chastain as just another assignment is next to impossible, though. There's more to her than Hollywood and the hurt she's hiding. The minute Gunnar lets the starlet and her twin baby boys into his home, the guard around his heart starts to crack. One taste of passion shows him the future he could have with Violet-if the threat closing in doesn't claim them both.
Gunfire disrupts a Christmas wedding in this 2-in-1 collection of original, connected novellas. Rescuing the Witness by Beth Cornelison Bullets are fired at a ranch wedding in Texas and the only witness to the unknown sniper's identity is wedding guest Kara Pearson. When the rifle turns to her, Kara runs for her life. Her only hope for survival? The man who broke her heart years ago. But Sheriff Brady McCall vows to protect Kara-and right old wrongs. Rescuing the Bride by Colleen Thompson After being jilted and having gunfire erupt at his wedding, bull rider turned rancher Nate Wheeler fears his pregnant bride is the intended target. But as he and April Redding try to track down the shooter, Nate uncovers the secret reason April refused to say "I do" at their ceremony.
"It's nice to have someone with your...um, skill set...around when there's a killer on the loose."Taking out bad guys is in Jake Connelly's DNA as much as strength, fearlessness and Greek-god good looks. So is rescuing women like Chelsea Harris, who's kidnapped by a brutal escaped convict. What isn't in the cowboy hunk's DNA, Chelsea fears, is an interest in relationships-especially with a jilted size-fourteen plain Jane like herself.With the killer on the loose and a Texas-size blizzard raging, Jake and Chelsea take refuge in an icy farmhouse. Sudden sparks between them turn on plenty of heat! But Jake has sworn to put his black ops career before distracting emotions. He needs to stay focused to stop the convict's reign of terror...and protect Chelsea from the danger of falling for him....
Megan Hoffman was desperate to keep her past hidden. She'd moved to a small town, started a new job and changed her name. A fresh start couldn't erase the danger she'd left behind. Or heal the scars fear had branded on her soul. But she was making it, one day at a time. Until Jack Calhoun moved in next door. The crack reporter had an instinct for rooting out lies--and an overprotective urge honed as a single dad. With her enemy still lurking, Megan found trusting Jack with her secrets meant trusting him with her life. And Jack's deadline was looming. . . .
Crisis counselor Ginny West confronted danger every day. But when a bomb blast trapped her in a burning building, she never thought she'd make it out alive. Just in time, Riley Sinclair rescued her from the deadly blaze. The ruggedly sensual firefighter awoke a different danger, arousing a need that rocked her to her core. Riley had risked his life to save Ginny. And he'd do it again. Yet even as he swore to keep her safe, he couldn't reveal his tragic secret. Until desire ignited. . . and a violent stalker came after Ginny. Riley knew he had to share the truth about his painful past. . . or jeopardize his duty to protect her.
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Looking for heart-racing romance and breathless suspense? Experience the rush of falling in love! Want stories filled with life-and-death situations that cause sparks to fly between adventurous, strong women and brave, powerful men? Colton Cowboy Protector (The Coltons of Oklahoma) by Beth Cornelison Widow Tracy McCain wants to bond with her deceased cousin's son, despite the concerns of the child's attractive father. But when she becomes an assassin's target, the only man who can save them is the one cowboy who might break her heart. Cowboy of Interest (Cowboys of Holiday Ranch) by New York Times bestselling author Carla CassidyNick Coleman's best friend is murdered, and the grieving rancher knows he's the number one suspect. Public relations maven Adrienne Bailey is positive that Nick murdered her sister. When sleuthing suggests Nick isn't the culprit, it puts them both in the real killer's crosshairs. Course of Action: Crossfire by New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna and USA TODAY bestselling author Merline LovelaceSet in exotic locales, these two stories feature military heroes who must overcome devastating odds if they are to survive long enough to pursue the extraordinary women they've fallen for. Thrills, passion and danger—romantic suspense at its best! King's Ransom (Man on a Mission)by Amelia AutinAs king, Andre Alexei IV of Zakhar has everything he wants...except the one who got away. Actress Juliana Richardson is lured to his castle by a prominent role. When sinister plots for the throne unfold, will he be able to save her?
Covered with burn scars, having lost an eye and a thumb in a nearly fatal accident, Luke Morgan's days as a ladies' man are over. But his bitterness, far more than his injuries, threatens to tear apart his family and their business. Abby Stanford is a physical therapist on vacation in Florida. When she meets Luke, she understands everything he's going through. She finds herself powerfully attracted to him, damaged though he believes he is. Abby can look beyond his pain and anger to see the man he is inside, enabling Luke, too, to see himself as whole and desirable once again. . .
A single father discovers the price of revenge and the power of love After his wife's murder, Grant Mansfield vowed to stay true to her memory and to protect their children. But fate has other plans. His temporary houseguest, injured smokejumper Amy Robinson, has him burning with a white-hot attraction, and the single dad's nightmare comes true when his older daughter is kidnapped. Grant is just the man the adventurous Amy never knew she needed, his children the family she never knew she wanted. Before she can rescue his lonely heart, the handsome widower must become a hero. Only Grant can rescue his little girl. But time is running out...
Elise Norris wants nothing more than to be a mother. Her joy turns to agony when newborn baby girl Grace dies mysteriously-before the single mom could even say goodbye. But grief-stricken Elise can't shake the feeling that the final chapter of Grace's story isn't yet written.... As he works through his own tragic loss, widower Jared Coleman and his one-year-old daughter become captivated by Elise. But while investigating the strange circumstances behind Grace's death, their new friend teeters close to an explosive secret. Can Jared protect her-or is he in over his head in a desperate life-or-death struggle?
When his father is found dead in Honey Creekfor the second time, private investigator Peter Walsh becomes fixated on finding the killer. He can't count on the sheriff, aColton, to dig very deeply. But someone; a very beautiful someone thinks the single dad is diggingtoodeeply: Lisa Navarrone, his son's teacher. Lisa helps Peter reconnect with the child he loves so much, but finds her own connection to him getting stronger with each breathless moment. A painful secret has kept her alone for years, yet she can't help but picture a future for the three of them. And when the boy is threatened, the new lovers must team up for the fight of their lives.
Wild card Zoey Bancroft is in a scrape. Her ex-boyfriend has left her stranded with no money in Vegas after hearing she's carrying his child. Desperate, Zoey calls her best friend, firefighter Gage Powell. Before she can tell Gage where she is, a loan shark enters her motel room and destroys her phone. . . ;. Tired of saving Zoey from yet another bind, but unable to forget the sparks they once shared, Gage impulsively proposes. For the sake of the baby, of course-it'll be a marriage in name only. But trouble that started in Vegas doesn't always end there, and this time Gage's life-and love-is on the line. . . ;.
A woman in labor. A man on a mission. The Mansfield Brothers series continues... All Brianna Coleman remembers of the near-fatal accident is the hero who saved her. Not her name or the father of the baby she delivers hours later. Until news of a coup in a foreign nation triggers a memory. Her baby's father is the missing member of a royal family...and her son the next target. After saving them, Hunter Mansfield won't abandon them. But can he defend them against international assassins who pursue the newborn? He'll do anything-pay the ultimate price if necessary-for one chance to protect the woman he loves and her little prince.
When Clay Colton found an abandoned car on his Texas ranch-- bloodstained and filled with cash--he knew he faced big trouble. But he didn't know how much trouble, until the crime scene investigator assigned to the case was the ex-wife who still haunted his dreams. . . . Nothing had ever hurt Tamara Brown more than her divorce. But she had survived and made a career. Working closely with Clay to solve this deadly mystery was sweet misery--for him, too, she suspected. Was there really a chance they could somehow rekindle their love. . . '
One of the Mansfield brothers was dead to everyone else...except her Having mourned the "death" of her fiancé, Darby Kent isn't prepared for the moment they come face-to-face. For years, the man she loved and lost has lived in hiding. Until now. Connor is the only person who can save their ailing daughter, a living testament to the passion they once shared. But time is running out. And while Darby prays for their daughter's survival, she must confront old desires...and powerful new enemies who've patiently awaited Connor's return.
Though it's been five years since Black Ops agent Daniel LeCroix last saw Nicole White, his desire for her burns as strong as ever. But he's got to stay focused on his mission-rescue Nicole and an innocent child from a Colombian prison camp.Nicole is shocked to see Daniel again. She still has feelings for him, but hasn't forgotten his betrayal. When danger finds her again, Daniel places her in a safe house. Sharing such close quarters, Nicole and Daniel must confront the past-and a passion that won't be denied.
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