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The "baby" of the Winters family, Chiara Winters is a top technical sales rep for United States IntelTech, Inc., one of the world's elite software companies. The job sends Chiara all over the world--and into a world of trouble when she inherits a secret about her boss's premier product that might have led to her partner's death.In uncovering the truth and exposing her boss, Chiara finds a steadfast ally in John Mahoney, who is much more than a co-worker and friend. But Chiara and John have secrets of their own, which affect every decision they make as they pursue justice.As their peril grows, Chiara is forced to accept the fact that the family she's fought so hard to distance herself from is her greatest defense against the threat posed by powerful forces determined to protect a valuable secret.
Nothing comes between Jackson DeVoy and his briefs--his legal briefs, that is--until the ace attorney is sent to Darwin Island to secure the rights to a "miracle" weight-loss aid from the island's enigmatic benefactor, JT Marchand.The last person the money-driven workaholic expects to find is Lina, an ebony goddess who seduces him on his first night.Forced to return to Boston without saying goodbye, Jack leaves Darwin convinced that his hasty exit is for the best. Never mind that he feels like he's leaving behind true love and not just a lover.Lina turns up in Boston, her unexpected reunion with Jack generating a heat that makes it easy to forget feelings of abandonment and deception.Once she's in Jack's world, Lina finds herself falling in love with clam chowder, Sam Adams lager, and a man who's convinced that money is the only thing worth living for.But when Lina awakens Jack's longing for things money just can't buy, he has to decide which means more to him: his wallet or his heart.
Cinder Wyatt wants only one thinga chance to start over. A new life seems pos- sible when she moves across the country to the quiet town of Webster Groves, Missouri. Cinder finds an ally in Giancarlo Piassanti, an ex-Marine turned martial arts instructor whose private lessons teach Cinder more than simply how to defend herself. But just when Cinder thinks she no longer has to look over her shoulder, her past nightmare returns and threatens her new life. . . her very life.
Cinder Wyatt wants only one thing--a chance to start over. A new life seems pos- sible when she moves across the country to the quiet town of Webster Groves, Missouri. Cinder finds an ally in Giancarlo Piassanti, an ex-Marine turned martial arts instructor whose private lessons teach Cinder more than simply how to defend herself. But just when Cinder thinks she no longer has to look over her shoulder, her past nightmare returns and threatens her new life...her very life.
Career-minded widow Zae Richardson and unfocused libertine Chip Kish couldn't be more different. Zae, whose beloved husband died too young, holds on to his memory to shield herself from the pain of further loss. Veteran Marine Chip enjoys a string of emotionally empty relationships until he realizes the older woman worth his heart is the one who seems least attainable. Call it May-December and everything in between, Zae and Chip meet on common ground to discover that love is a force greater than the calendar, social status, politics and everything else in between.
A Kiswahili translation of Tempting Faith by Crystal Hubbard.
Mwandishi wa habari za burudani Faith (Fortunata) Wheeler anajua siri ambayo inaweza kumpa umaarufu mkubwa Hollywood. Kwa bahati mbaya siri hiyo inaweza kumuharibia umaarufu wake mkubwa msanii nyota Zander Baron.Nyota mpya kabisa anaechipukia kwa kasi wa filamu za ngumi waHollywood Zander ana kila sifa ambazo mwanaume yeyote angependa kuwa nazo - na mwanamke anazovutiwa nazo. Mtanashati, ana akili, huruma na mcheshi. Zander ana hewa ya ajabu ambayo inamfanya alete mshawasha wa kutaka kumjua zaidi. Hakuna mtu anayejua ukweli kuhusu asili na pengine hata jina lake halisi.Isipokuwa Fortunata.Fortunata anajua kila kitu kuhusu mwanaume huyu aitwaye Zander Baron, kwa sababu alishawahi kuwa na uhusiano naye wa kimapenzi usiku mmoja wa ajabu na kusikitisha walipokuwa bado vijana katika mji mdogo wa Booger Hollow, Magharibi mwa Virginia. Faith anamfahamu alivyo na zaidi ya hapo anamjua Zander ni nani.Akijawa na mipango ya kumfichua , Zander anatafuta kila mbinu ya kumnyamazisha. Anatumia uwezo wake wa akili , muonekano wake, uchangamfuwake na njia zote kumshawishi afiche siri yake, lakini maafa yanapoikumba tena Booger Holow, Zander anagundua ukweli kwamba hawezi kuishi bila ya mwanamke huyu - ni ufunguo wa kuaw na Fortunata.
Awl's well that ends well?On the eve of her acceptance of the Torchbearer Award, an industry award for the romance writer who best represents the genre, Khela Halliday reveals the deepest, darkest secret of her heart: she doesn't believe in love. Not at first sight, second glance, everlasting or springing eternal. But love might just be in Khela's future when handsome handyman Carter Radcliffe helps her save face during the award's weekend ceremonies. Alluring, intelligent and delightfully wacky, Khela interests Carter more than he'd like. Women typically only wanted one thing from him, and rarely was it the one thing he wanted to give. Through Khela's books, Carter finds the tools to unlock her impenetrable heart, all the while wondering if he can raze his own defenses to let her into his.
A meteoric rise to mediocrity in Hollywood not only forces Kyla Winters to return home to St. Louis, but it also shakes her confidence in all areas of her life -- particularly her desire to rekindle the torch she still carries for the man who proposed to her three years ago after a whirlwind six-week affair.Dr. Zweli Randall is more in love with Kyla now than he was when she shot down his proposal. When she unexpectedly moves back to St. Louis, he can see that she's nursing a wound that won't heal, one that makes it impossible for her to believe that he truly loves her.With an army of sisters and brothers-in-law taking sides and launching strategic assaults, Sunday dinner at the Winters house becomes the battleground on which Kyla and Zweli fight for mutual surrender... or mutual annihilation.
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