Shannon Brandt's mission had failed spectacularly. Instead of arresting AWOL Ranger Rafe Lyons, the merciless commando had kidnapped her a tough, experienced FBI agent. Worse, she'd agreed to a deal with the devil and promised to help Rafe recover his abducted niece. Before long, her promise becomes a wrenching ethical dilemma. If she breaks the law to reunite a family, she'll ruin her career and dishonor her family. But if she plays it by the book, an innocent life may be lost. To further complicate her decision, Shannon finds herself falling for the arrogant, abrasive but undeniably attractive-commando...even though this dangerous mission might lead to both their deaths.
TERROR RISES AT DEAD RIVER RANCH IN THIS INTRIGUING COLTONS OF WYOMING ROMANCEWrangler Dylan Frick thought he knew his past-until a suspicion surfaces that he's the secret Colton heir who vanished from Dead River Ranch as a baby. Now his identity's in question, and his mother's murder is still unsolved. And he's thrown off course by the ranch's mysterious new maid, Hope Woods. The gun-wielding knockout has fear in her eyes and seems desperate to escape her own private danger. Defending Hope-and keeping her deadly secret-leaves them both open to unexpected passion. But will protecting her mean walking out of her life for good?
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.
In these captivating new stories, danger is a breath away, but love conquers all. The Fiercest HeartbyNew York TimesandUSA TODAYbestselling authorSharon SalaTorn apart years ago by a family feud and a deadly accident, high school sweethearts Haley and Mack reunite when Haley returns to town. But someone doesn't want them together and will do anything to keep them apart. Anything Lethal LessonsbyColleen ThompsonOne of Mara's students is troubled by her mother's mysterious death. Despite warnings that the girl's father, Adam, is a danger, Mara sees only a handsome, caring protector. Will she uncover the truth before it's too late?
WHATEVER IT TAKES "Go ahead and take the pistol," Spence told Claire. "Hold it if you want to, or slip it in your pocket. Do whatever it takes so you'll feel safe enough to listen to me." "Spence," she breathed, as jumbled waves of emotion crashed into each other. Terror, love, regret...and beneath them all, a sickening awareness of the heavy scent of blood. "Do it, please." Fatigue underscored his blue eyes, but still, they looked straight at her. "Because that's all I ask, for you to listen." Trembling with revulsion, she picked up the weapon by its still-warm barrel, then dropped it into her pocket as quickly as if she were holding a live coal. Even so, she felt some of her equilibrium returning. She met his gaze head-on. "Give me one reason why I should."
West Texas gossip paints every story a more interesting shade, especially when a married man goes missing with a small-town banker's wife and a fortune in fraudulent loans. Susan Maddox is tired of feeling like an abandoned woman, and even angrier when the neighbors act as if she's the one getting away with murder. Maybe her handsome-as-sin, bad-boy brother-in-law isn't the smartest choice of an ally, especially since she's never been able to forget a star- studded night in his convertible back in high school. But who else can she trust to recover damning information from her husband's crashed hard drive? Who else is there to pick up the pieces when intruders set fire to her home, a truck runs her off the road, and a trail of dead men stops her cold? Who else can help her uncover a...
Harlequin Romantic Suspense brings you four new titles for one great price, available now! Looking for heart-racing romance and high-stakes suspense? This Harlequin Romantic Suspense bundle includes Operation Unleashed by Justine Davis, Special Ops Rendezvous by Karen Anders, Protecting Her Royal Baby by Beth Cornelison and Lone Star Redemption by Colleen Thompson.Look for 4 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Romantic Suspense!
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Looking for heart-racing romance and breathless suspense? Want stories filled with life-and-death situations that cause sparks to fly between adventurous, strong women and brave, powerful men? Harlequin® Romantic Suspense brings you all that and more with four new full-length titles for one great price every month! THE COLTON BODYGUARD The Coltons of Oklahomaby Carla Cassidy When Greta Colton is wrongfully arrested for murder, Tyler Stanton unhesitatingly provides an alibi--she was in his arms all night! But more than false accusations endanger the beautiful horse trainer...and Tyler might be the only one who can save her from the oncoming danger. COWBOY CHRISTMAS RESCUE by Beth Cornelison and Colleen Thompson When shots interrupt a Christmas ranch wedding, two couples must track down a wannabe killer to stay alive. Former bull rider Nate Wheeler protects his wife-to-be, who's carrying the most precious gift of all--their child. At the same time, sheriff Brady McCall puts his life on the line for his former love, who witnessed the crime. HER CHRISTMAS PROTECTOR Silver Valley P.D.by Geri Krotow Undercover for a government shadow agency, Zora Krasny has to keep her eye on the prize: bringing down a serial killer. But she's distracted when she teams up with her childhood crush, Detective Bryce Campbell, who looks oh-so-good while bringing down bad guys. Can Zora and Bryce catch a criminal and write their own happily-ever-after? KILLER SEASONby Lara Lacombe When grad student Fiona Sanders is rescued from a gunpoint robbery, she can't help but feel gratitude--and maybe a little more--for handsome cop Nate Gallagher. But before the two can explore their attraction, Fiona becomes a criminal's target! It's up to this Texas twosome to solve the crime--and find the keys to each others' hearts. Look for 4 heart-racing new stories every month from Harlequin® Romantic Suspense!
The full moon brings out the crazies; anyone in emergency services knows that. But for hospice nurse Beth Ann Decker, the gruesome murder that rocks Hatcher County is shockingly unexpected. As is the return of the Texas community's most hated prodigal son-Mark Jessup. Sixteen years before, the town's bad boy was behind the wheel of a pickup that left three cheerleaders dead and Beth Ann so badly injured that people whispered she'd have been better off in the grave with them. Jessup is all man now-tough, uncompromising, rich-and a possible suspect in this new killing. Beth Ann knows he's the last person she should be spending time with, especially when a night-time intruder makes it clear she herself is a target. But in Mark's heated gaze, Beth Ann sees something a lot more exciting than pity. No matter how dangerous the road ahead, she's dead set on meeting life, and love...
A killer is terrorizing Luz Maria Montoya. She has no idea who it could be. Is it someone she's antagonized in her role as the spokesperson for Voice of Poverty? Or is it her former lover who hid a violent side she deplores? Or maybe the partner of a cop whose life Luz Maria inadvertently destroyed.
Rusted Spur, Texas, is full of secrets...until now Desperate to find her missing twin, Jessie Layton arrives at the Rayford ranch, the last place her sister was seen. But after meeting Zach Rayford and his fragile mother, the reporter is only left with more questions. Like why is the extremely handsome rancher defending his mother's obvious lies whenever Jessie mentions her sister?Zach vowed to protect his mother and the four-year-old girl mysteriously abandoned to their care after his brother's death, but his mother's evasions complicate matters...and his growing attraction to Jessie. But even as they spar, a lethal danger pursues Jessie. Together they risk their lives confronting secrets that could destroy Zach's family...if he chooses to do right by the headstrong woman who's corralled him!
A soldier's memories are more dangerous than anything he's encountered in the line of duty "Killed in action" a year ago, US Army captain Ian Rayford shocks everyone when he stumbles half-dead onto his family's Texas ranch. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Ian can barely remember his relatives. His former fiancée, a psychologist specializing in PTSD, arrives to help Ian recover. But not everyone wants her to unearth the dangerous secrets he's carrying. Now engaged to another man, Dr. Andrea Warrington fights her feelings for Ian even as she helps him remember how much they once loved each other. Yet the closer Ian gets to his past, the more someone else has to ensure the treacherous truth stays buried.
Hotshot wilderness firefighter Jake Whitaker had been lucky to escape a massive blaze with his life. Now, with a body as scarred as his heart, the last thing he needs-much less wants-is to see his first love walk back into his life.With her abusive marriage behind her, Liane Mason brought her children home to Wolf River Lodge in a search for peace...a peace she can maintain only by keeping a cool distance from Jake. But when her children become hostages in a murderous plan, Jake is the only one she can turn to. And while love may never die, a passionate hatred can kill. In a battle of love versus vengeance, which side will win?
Marcus Le Carpentier was a phantom in the night, a man who let no one in and always kept a low profile. So when he accidentally witnessed a beautiful local woman stumble upon a dead body, the last thing Marcus planned on was getting involved. He'd done that before...and had been living with the dangerous consequences ever since. But since leaving a very frightened Caitlyn Villaré alone didn't sit well with Marcus, he promised to help and then return to the shadowy corners of New Orleans, alone. Unfortunately, Caitlyn's discovery brought a killer out of hiding and Marcus was thrust back into the limelight, protecting Caitlyn, hunting down a madman-and failing to find all the usual reasons why it would be best if he walked away...
Former army ranger Cole Sawyer reacts on instinct when he sees beautiful young widow Lisa Meador pull a gun at the bank. He foils the robbery, but when Lisa screams as the real robbers take off with her son, he realizes that things aren't what they seem. Driven by a painful secret, Cole makes the split-second decision to join forces with Lisa and trail the criminals across Texas.Haunted by his failure to save Lisa's husband in Afghanistan, Cole is determined to help her rescue her son. But he's even more determined not to give in to his growing attraction to her. As they untangle clues and face the potentially devastating loss of their quarry, they soon realize that the kidnappers' motives run deeper-and darker-than they ever expected....
A woman's search for her missing sister takes her into a desert of danger and desire.
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