New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd, whose first contemporary novel Just the Way You Are was hailed as "lively, sexy...nothing short of a success" (Publishers Weekly), presents her new novel featuring the Prestcott sisters. As the middle child, Pepper Prescott's rebellious nature helped her survive when her parents disappeared and she and her siblings were sent to different foster homes around the country. Now an independent young woman, Pepper finds herself on the run after witnessing a shooting. Fearing for her life, Pepper flees to the only place she ever considered home and is shocked to find her old lover, Dan Graham, living on the remote mountain ranch. A battle-hardened ex-Special Forces soldier, Dan no longer strikes Pepper as a man she can trust with her secrets, her life, and her love. But as long-simmering desires flare into a deep, sensual passion, Pepper realizes the only way she can reclaim her life is to ally herself with the enigmatic warrior who's willing to help fight for her future by solving the mysteries of her past -- and making her his wife today.
Hace mil años, Konstantine Varinski, un cruel guerrero de la estepa rusa, selló un pacto sombrío: a cambio de la habilidad de transformarse en un depredador, entregó al diablo su alma. Y con ella, el alma de sus descendientes.La primera novela de «La llamada de la oscuridad».Ann Smith no ha podido evitar que su apuesto y dinámico jefe, Jasha Wilder, la atraiga locamente. Cuando al fin se decide a poner toda la carne en el asador para seducirlo, se encuentra con un lobo negro apostado ante la chimenea. Ante su mirada atónita, el animal se transforma en el hombre que ella desea.Ahora no podrán separarse: porque Jasha es el descendiente de Konstantine, y Ann es la mujer destinada a romper la maldición que lo tiene cautivo. Pero la pasión prohibida que los consume quizá les haga perder de vista un peligro ominoso que espera el menor desliz...Para encontrar el cielo, tendrán primero que pagar al diablo.
Noah Di Luca and Penelope Alonso shared one passionate summer together. And then, when the secrets of his past threatened, Noah walked away from her without a word. Years later, Penelope must return to Bella Terra, never expecting that she will encounter Noah...or that one glance will reawaken their fiery passion. And as danger stalks the streets, she has no choice. To survive, she must once again trust the man who betrayed her.
Lady Saura of Roget lives a lonely life of servitude-her fortune controlled by her cruel, unscrupulous stepfather. Yet it is she who has been called upon to brighten the days of Sir William of Miraval, a proud and noble knight who once swore to live or perish by the sword . . . until his world was engulfed in agonizing darkness. Summoned to Sir William's castle, the raven-haired innocent is soon overcome by desire and love for the magnificent, golden warrior who has quickly laid siege to her heart. But there is grave danger awaiting them both just beyond the castle walls . . . and a dear and deadly price to be paid for surrendering to a fiery, all-consuming love.
Bound by the King . . . The document, signed and sealed by King Henry himself, commanded lady Juliana of Lofts to marry Raymond, Count of AvrachÉ. Shattered by the Past . . . She refused, though it was treason to defy one's king. What man would have her once he discovered her secret? One Knight Would Crusade for His Lady's Heart Yet Raymond would not be denied. And when he came for her, she'd learn that even the strongest will cannot resist the softest touch.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Storm of Shadows Fourth in the thrilling series. . . Samuel Faa is a Gypsy lawyer with the power to control minds. Isabelle Mason is wealthy, privileged, and refined, and has the gift for healing. Two of the Chosen Ones, they share a past filled with love and betrayal, and a future denied by fate-until the day they're trapped underground. No way out. No way to deny the passion that still burns beneath the surface. And when danger threatens, Isabelle has only one choice: to place her trust in the power of the one man she could never forgive. . . or forget. Watch a Video .
Isabelle and Samuel have been in love with each other since they were children. They have been a couple twice and broken up twice. When they are trapped beneath an avalanche they discover that neither wants to go on living without the other.
View our feature on Christina Dodd's Chains of Ice. As a wildlife observer in the untamed mountains, Genny Valente had no idea that a beast more fearsome than any leopard lurked in the forest-a man, one of the Chosen Ones, betrayed by his gift and tormented by his memories. John Powell fled his fate and his duty, yet in Genny he sees his one chance for redemption. He will stalk her, kidnap her, and love her as only a savage can. Watch a Video .
As a wildlife observer in the untamed mountains, Genny Valente had no idea that a beast more fearsome than any leopard lurked in the forest--a man, one of the Chosen Ones, betrayed by his gift and tormented by his memories. John Powell fled his fate and his duty, yet in Genny he sees his one chance for redemption. He will stalk her, kidnap her, and love her as only a savage can.
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Who knows the truth about her family? Who wants to keep her past hidden forever? Caitlin Prescott was only a baby when her parents disappeared. Adopted by a wealthy Texas oil family, she became Kate Montgomery, and grew up with no memory of her parents or her two older sisters and brother, who have been searching for her, hoping to right a terrible wrong that was committed twenty-two years ago in a small Texas town. Now an ambitious young news reporter, Kate realizes she is being stalked soon after landing her dream job at an Austin TV station. Why did a car try to run her down? Who would want to kill her? Turning her precarious situation into a story, she takes on a bodyguard and follows him on the job. But she didn't plan on the cool, blade-sharp strength of Teague Ramos or the attraction that sizzles between them. When Teague connects the death of an Austin socialite to unanswered questions about Kate's childhood, she finds herself unlocking dangerous doors to her past. Now, with only her mysterious bodyguard to protect her, Kate is on a high-stakes chase that may lead her to the family she has never known -- or into the trap of a ruthless killer.
Home care nurse Hannah Grey is dedicated to her patient, an aging widow still tainted by the financial scandal her late husband perpetrated. She makes Hannah promise that upon her death, she'll right the family's wrongs, and gives Hannah her offshore account's access codes. But Carrick Manly will do anything to discover where his family's fortunes lie-- including kill his own mother. Fearing for her life, and desperate not to betray the widow, Hannah flees. And when Carrick's half-brother, Gabriel, tracks her down in Houston, Hannah must trust her own instincts--and her heart--to survive.
**This is a Read Pink edition. In October 2010, Penguin Group (USA) launched a new initiative in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This October, we are pleased to continue the program with a donation of $25,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation(r) and are presenting eight beloved titles in special Read Pink(tm) editions:The Perfect Poison, by Amanda Quick The Border Lord's Bride, by Bertrice Small With Every Breath, by Lynn KurlandDanger in a Red Dress, by Christina DoddEarly Dawn, by Catherine AndersonThe Secret History of the Pink Carnation, by Lauren WilligA Duke's Temptation, by Jillian HunterTribute, by Nora Roberts Home care nurse Hannah Grey is dedicated to her patient, an aging widow still tainted by the financial scandal her late husband perpetrated. She makes Hannah promise that upon her death, she'll right the family's wrongs, and gives Hannah her offshore account's access codes. But Carrick Manly will do anything to discover where his family's fortunes lie- including kill his own mother. Fearing for her life, and desperate not to betray the widow, Hannah flees. And when Carrick's half- brother, Gabriel, tracks her down in Houston, Hannah must trust her own instincts-and her heart-to survive. .
Two sexy, suspenseful bestsellers- together in one volume! Two stories of dangerous women entangled in the arms of deliciously treacherous men. . . Trouble in High Heels When Brandi Michaels discovers her fiancé hopping a flight to Vegas to marry his other girlfriend, she pawns her ring, buys herself a fabulous outfit, and spends one sultry night in the arms of a gorgeous Italian stranger named Roberto Bartolini. And when Brandi becomes the mark for a killer, she has no choice but to turn to Roberto-a man who's destined to be either her savior or her downfall. . . Tongue in Chic Devlin Fitzwilliam catches Meadow Szarvas breaking into his mansion to steal a priceless painting. In sheer desperation she tells him she has amnesia. But then he claims she's his wife-and Meadow finds herself locked in a match of high-stakes deception. She doesn't dare take her eyes off him-and doesn't want to-yet the danger is just beginning. . .
Two superstar New York Times bestsellers, Stephanie Laurens and Christina Dodd, join forces with one exciting rising star, Elizabeth Boyle, to create this sexy anthology with an exciting new theme. In an innovative new twist for anthologies, each author is reintroducing a secondary character from a previous book to star in his own story!
Lady's companion Emma Chegwidden avoids defying society's rules--until she runs right into the arms of the seductive Reaper... a mystery man whose goal is justice. Or is it vengeance? Only one thing is certain: he's far too dangerous for the demure Emma. But some challenges are too tempting to resist...
A return to historical romance from the New York Times bestselling superstar Lady's companion Emma Chegwidden avoids defying society's rules-until she runs right into the arms of the seductive Reaper. . . a mystery man whose goal is justice. Or is it vengeance? Only one thing is certain: he's far too dangerous for the demure Emma. But some challenges are too tempting to resist. . . .
Since she was a little girl, Celeste has had one burning desire:to marry Ellery Throckmorton. But what chance does a gardener's daughter have of capturing the heart of one of England's wealthiest gentlemen? However, the education she receives at the Distinguished Academy of Governesses enables Celeste to return to Blythe Hall with a refinement that complements her ravishing beauty--and makes her bold romantic dream more attainable. But, alas, temptation gets in the way . . . For wherever Celeste turns, it is not Ellery she encounters, but his serious, yet undeniably intriguing, older brother Garrick. The elder Throckmorton will have no one interfere with the younger's impending nuptials, and his meddling infuriates Celeste to no end. Still, she cannot disregard the fluttering of her heart whenever Garrick deigns to smile at her. And the passion she senses smoldering beneath his formidable control is tempting her in a manner a lady must never allow . . .
Meet Doug Black--the Wilder brother who's been missing for centuries. With no idea of where he's from, he's become an angry young cop with the ability to transform into a cougar. in search of others like him, he comes across a beautiful woman who may hold the secret to his destiny. . . .
New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd brings together all the elements of her beloved paranormal series Darkness Chosen into one earth-shattering climax in the battle between good and evil, and Firebird Wilder must at last face the truth about herself and her lover... Brutally handsome cop Doug Black is determined to find the birth family who left him with nothing but a terrifying inheritance: the ability to change into a savage golden cougar. His search leads him to a woman as dauntless and exotic as her name. Firebird Wilder is bitterly familiar with supernatural gifts, and flees on discovering his secret, leaving Doug alone once more. But no one can escape a wild cougar on the hunt. When he finds her, they must decide which is more powerful -- the love that binds them together...or the secrets that threaten to tear them apart. Winner of the Best of the Year Paranormal Romance and Best Overall Book of the Year by reviewers at Romance Reviews Today!
Blessed?or cursed?with the ability to change into a sleek panther, and driven by a dark soul he?s accepted as his fate, Adrik Wilder abandons his family and his honor to pursue a life of wickedness. He excels at every vice, including kidnapping Karen Sonnet to use for his selfish purposes. But Karen?s spirit and passion make him question the force of his family?s curse. And when a new evil emerges, Adrik must choose whether to enact revenge on his enemies and redeem his soul, or save Karen from a fate worse than death? .
One of the Wilder brothers, Adrik, kidnaps Karen Sonnet, but her passion and spirit make him question the force of his family's curse. Paranormal romance.
From a New York Times bestselling author, an intriguing and sensuous novel about a hard-working young woman who mistakenly falls in love with Boston's wealthiest bachelor. When Hope Prescott's parents disappeared while vacationing in Mexico, her carefree teenage life vanished forever. She and her three siblings were separated and sent to different foster homes around the country. Now, seven years later, Hope is still searching for them. To support herself, she works for an answering service and cares for her clients as if they were family. When wealthy businessman Zachariah Givens hires Hope's service, she initially mistakes Zack for the butler. Tired of being coddled because of his money, Zack is charmed by Hope's candor, not to mention her sexy voice, and keeps up the charade. As their friendship turns into passion, Zack is determined to have her, even if that means the unthinkable--marriage. But when Hope discovers his deception, Zack knows he must solve the mystery that haunts Hope's past before she will say "I do."
His Power Matched her Pride Fallen from grace and sheltered in a convent, Lady Edlyn is a skilled herbalist forced to secretly tend the wounds of Hugh de Florisoun. A knight renowned for his prowess on the battlefield and in the bedchamber, Hugh is a man who is no stranger to Edlyn's heart. Using the healing magic of herbs and the power of remembered love, Edlyn saves the warrior life. Now Hugh claims this brazen beauty for his own. But Edlyn, cynical in the ways of men, denies him--even as her flesh burns with unaccustomed fire. Passion becomes their battleground with no mercy given...in a bold age when danger and desire go hand in hand.
Reid Donovan was not surprised to find a butler serving his grandfather. At the age of ninety-two, the head of Donovan Corporation deserved a household staff. What shocked Reid was the fact that his grandfather's major-domo was a sexy blond bombshell with big blue eyes and curves in all the right places. Considering the recent kidnapping threats his grandfather had received, Reid didn't think the lady butler was a good idea. A graduate of Ivor Spencer's London School for Butler Administrators, Margaret Guarneri wasn't ruffled by Reid Donovan's critical assessment. In the past year, she'd developed a rapport with the elderly Mr. Donovan, who was amused and delighted by the antics of her daughter Amy. And apart from their personal attachment, Margaret was the perfect butler, from her firm demeanor to her black silk tuxedo. The situation had been ideal until Reid Donovan came along. One glimpse of his sherry brown eyes sent waves of heat shimmering through Margaret's cool facade. His tender touch reminded her how it felt to be a woman in love, a woman with needs and passions. But falling in love with the boss's grandson was strictly forbidden, and Margaret was well schooled in protocol. She had to put duty before the lure of desire.
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