When a confidential file was stolen from the prestigious Colby Agency, it was A. J. Braddock's mission to retrieve it. His assignment: locate Gabrielle Jordan, the enigmatic woman who'd vanished with it. Except he never expected to find her hiding out in Mexico, safeguarding two boys - the victims of a failed kidnapping plot. But Gabrielle's fierce tenderness toward the youngsters stirred the ex-military man's own protective instincts. . . . ;Now, forced to rely on each other to stay alive, neither could resist the passion that simmered between them - leaving A. J. torn between duty and desire. . . ;.
In USA TODAY bestselling author Debra Webb's thrilling new Colby Agency miniseries spin-off, The Specialists, a special agent finds out the honeymoon isn't what it seems... He awoke with a ring on his finger. Only problem was Specialist Jason Grant couldn't remember a wedding. But he did recognize the beautiful woman in his Vegas hotel suite as CIA operative Ginger Olin. Being newlyweds was the perfect cover to expose whoever was targeting Jason. Then Gin laid down ground rules. Passion and affection were for the public only. In private, it was hands off. But as Jason's hunger for his make-believe wife battled with his professional dedication, their "just for show" behavior had him yearning to make Gin his wife for real. 2 books for the price of 1! MISSING also included in this book!
The Faces of Evil Series: Book 5"Debra Webb is a master storyteller."-Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling author"Gritty, edge-of-your-seat, white-knuckle thriller . . . Move over Jack Reacher-Jess Harris is comin' to town."-Cindy Gerard, New York Times bestselling author, on ObsessionThe desire for revenge can never be sated . . . When her beloved high school teacher appears on her doorstep, Deputy Chief Jess Harris is flooded with fond memories-until the woman says she's about to be charged with murder. Called to the scene of the crime, Jess learns the victim of the bizarre and brutal slaying was a member of Birmingham's famed "Five." Twelve years ago, the Five were rich, popular high school seniors who threw one wild last party. Two social outcasts were invited to play in the "loser games." The next morning, one player killed himself. Now Jess fears that an invitation to an upcoming class reunion may have forced the Five to play a new deadly game. As Jess fights to keep her former teacher from suspicion-and her relationship with Chief Dan Burnett separate from her work life-she knows she is caught in a vicious cycle of vengeance. And the killer is far from finished . . . was dead. The police ruled his death a suicide. One shot to the head. Gunpowder residue on his hand. A dozen years later all but one of the Five remains successful and frequents the Magic City's lifestyle pages. An invitation to a very special class reunion brings the Five face-to-face with the past and the warning that they're all going to pay, one by one. And then a new game is set in motion.The first bizarre murder scene has Jess Harris and her team scrambling to translate the message the killer is sending. One thing is clear, he is far from finished.
The Faces of Evil Series: Book 6"Gritty, edge-of-your-seat, white-knuckle thriller . . . Move over Jack Reacher-Jess Harris is comin' to town."-Cindy Gerard, New York Times bestselling author, on Obsession"Debra Webb is a master storyteller."-Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling authorHe has a ruthless past . . . Three photos of three unknown women. Sent to Deputy Chief Jess Harris by the Player, one of the world's most sadistic killers. The Player is taunting her, and Jess is more than ready to take on his challenge. Only one thing could distract her from the Player's deadly game: the appearance of a clue to long-unsolved cases. For years Birmingham's children were vanishing-one per year, always on a full moon-until the disappearances stopped and the Man in the Moon case went cold. No leads on the children were ever found-until now.Jess has no choice but to pursue the case. Someone is reaching out to her, sending her mementos of the missing children, and the citizens of Birmingham deserve justice. But after years of silence, has the Man in the Moon really resurfaced? Or is he just another pawn in the Player's game?
As sheriff of Kenner City, Colorado, Patrick Martinez couldn't believe the body of an FBI agent had turned up in his normally quiet jurisdiction. Even more shocking was the appearance of Officer Sabrina "Bree" Hunter, a painful yet passionate memory he'd hoped to leave buried in his past. Now, working side by side was crucial to solving this case. But one look from her dark eyes and Patrick couldn't fight the attraction that still left him powerless--nor ignore the secret he knew she was holding onto. Then a stalker set his sights on Bree, and Patrick learned just how deep that secret ran. . . .
Situation: Out of ControlGet close to Jayne Stephens and set the trap for her father, Howard, a notorious criminal trying to destroy the Colby Agency. But when the beautiful and elemental conditions of the Colorado mountains force Heath and Jayne together, he finds himself breaking the cardinal rule-don't get involved with the target. Can he accomplish his mission without betraying her. . . and still save her life?Full ExposureAngel Parker was a victim. She'd been forced by Howard Stephens to help him infiltrate the Colby Agency-or else her son would suffer the consequences. But Cole Danes, special investigator for the agency, isn't interested in her excuses. All he wants is to bring Stephens down, and he's quite prepared to use Angel to get to him. But he's not prepared for the effect she and her young son have on him when they are secluded together. Can he protect them and still get justice?
Chicago, Case Report #1Mission: Close a 16-year-old cold case: three teenage girls slain in a small Midwest town. Client: Dana Hall, twin sister of one of the victims. Troubled, amnesiac, alienated from family, suffering from horrific nightmares about the killer's identity. Investigator: William "Spence" Spencer. Thirty-six. Bachelor. Top-notch skills, on the job 24/7. Shows exceptional sensitivity to client's needs. Comments: Significant danger. Escalating threats against Dana's presence in town. Spence believes Dana is hiding something relevant to investigation. Possibility he may be hiding something himself. Has his strong, naturally protective nature compromised his professionalism? There's always a first time.
Willow Harris needed someone who was willing to go beyond the law to get her son back. It was a dangerous mission in a foreign land against ruthless kidnappers. Hope was all Willow had. . . until she found THE EQUALIZERS. Spencer Anders may have been new to the Equalizers, but he was a proven professional. Specializing in hostage retrieval, Spencer had earned his stripes overseas. Now with Willow in on the mission, anything could happen-- things he couldn't control. The only thing Spencer knew for sure: surrender was not an option.
Do or Die...The assignment was clear: neutralize the dangerous assassin who had targeted the head of the Colby Agency. But how was CIA recruit Tasha North supposed to accomplish it? The assassin was highly skilled, had no fear, no conscience. No name.So she used the one weapon that affected him as no other could-herself. Slowly Tasha began to earn his trust, to find the pieces of humanity left in him after years of abuse. But after they shared so much, could she complete her assignment? Especially when she learned his true identity?
A former solider must protect his ex-fiancée and his secret son in the next installment of The Specialists: Heroes Next Door Before he could say "I do" on his wedding day eight years ago, former special ops soldier Drew Bryant was hustled away for a top secret mission. Everyone-including the bride he left behind-believes he's long dead. But now his former fiancée is on the run from a vengeful fugitive, and Drew is handpicked to bring her to safety. When he finds Addi Collins deep in the swamplands of Louisiana-with the son he never knew existed-he has to earn her trust to protect her from a vindictive desperado. And prove he won't break her heart a second time.
She's in search of JUSTICE. Emily Wallace has no doubt about who killed her best friend ten years ago: Clint Austin, her then boyfriend. The key witness in his trial, Emily put Clint behind bars with her tearful testimony. But when Emily learns that Clint has been released on parole, she returns to her Alabama hometown to confront him--and make sure he never forgets the damage he has done. He is dead-set on revenge. . . After serving ten years for a crime he didn't commit, Clint knows only the truth can set him free. Ignoring warnings from his old friend, now the chief of police, Clint will let no one stand in his way as he tries to prove his innocence--including Emily, the girl he once loved who ruined his life. Prison has made him a hard man, yet he yearns for Emily. . . and he can see in her eyes that, in spite of herself, she feels the same. But even if he can convince Emily to trust him, it might be too late to clear his name--before the real killer strikes again.
An earthquake collapses a parking garage. A woman is trapped, a support pillar pressing down on her SUV. Fire captain Joe Ripani won't risk his men--the rescue is too dangerous. He'll go in alone. . . Lisa Malloy's ex-boyfriend Joe Ripani saves her from certain death. But a few months ago he was running scared. . . when Lisa wanted a deeper relationship. The sex was great, but settle down? Not Joe. So when Lisa discovers she's pregnant, Joe's proposal takes her by complete surprise. Lisa says yes--knowing Joe's commitment is to the baby. But Lisa hopes that given time Joe will feel the same about their marriage. . . and their love.
All I Want for Christmas by Nancy WarrenDarren Littlejohn may be ten, but he knows what he wants--to meet his hero, NASCAR driver Jason Bane. Of course, that means his mom will be there, too. And she sure does seem anxious about seeing her childhood friend. Maybe there's more to those old high school stories than she's been willing to share. . . . Christmas Past by Debra WebbAfter a tragic mountain-climbing accident changed his life forever, NASCAR driver Jason Fewell hasn't been himself, on or off the track. So he heads into the wilderness to face his worst fears--and miraculously finds the one woman who can make him whole again. Secret Santa by Gina WilkinsShhh. . . Under Santa's beard it's famous NASCAR driver R. J. Sanger! All he wants this year is to spread holiday cheer, away from the crowds. Until he meets Mrs. Claus. She says she's an average single mom. But to R. J. , she might be all he needs to make his Christmas--and his life--complete.
Lacy, Cassidy, Kira and Melinda are friends bound by a deadly secret. One of them is a killer. At least that's what each one suspects. Ten years ago, Melinda's abusive husband, Charles Ashland, was murdered. The gun was Lacy's. But it didn't matter. Together, the women disposed of the body, which has never been found...until now. The powerful Ashland family, whose patriarch is poised for the vice presidency, wants justice.Cassidy, an attorney, insists the women have nothing to fear. Then she is killed. A midnight caller is stalking the remaining friends, taunting them that he knows the truth. And the truth is something police chief Rick Summers is quite interested in learning from Lacy, despite the wild chemistry that's causing havoc with his judgment. Another death delivers a chilling new warning, for the price they've paid for their vow of silence has been murder.
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DEBRA WEBB BRINGS THE SPECIALISTS, HER RIVETING NEW COLBY AGENCY MINISERIES, TO A BREATHTAKING CLIMAX.Emmett Holt was laying everything on the line. The deputy director of Mission Recovery had gone way undercover to bring down a criminal mastermind. It had to appear, even to his own people, that he was involved in a plot to kidnap his boss's sister. But Cecelia Manning wasn't what he'd expected.Emotional entanglements made him vulnerable in his line of work. So Emmett made his heart as cold as a Christmas blizzard. But as Cecelia collaborated in his risky ploy, his admiration for her was surpassed only by his raging desire. He'd known from the start he could lose his career, but never imagined he could gain a wife.
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