Years ago, Sheriff Beck Tanner had believed the worst about Faith Matthews. Now she was back in their small Texas town, forcing him to question everything he thought he knew about her. And when the killer who'd murdered her family set his sights on Faith--and her innocent baby girl--Beck's protective instincts kicked into high gear. As dangerous pranks turned into deadly games, Beck needed Faith to trust him with the secrets of her past. And with a sadistic killer circling closer, all of Beck's attention had to be on keeping her baby safe. . . and ignoring his inconvenient attraction to the beautiful mother. . . .
BRANDED BY THE SHERIFF The killer who'd murdered Faith Matthews's family is back, and he's set his sights on her and her innocent baby. Sheriff Beck Tanner vows to protect Faith and her daughter...and ignore his attraction to the beautiful mother. EXPECTING TROUBLE Claiming Jenna Laniere's child as his own would ruin Agent Cal Rico's career. But Cal had to risk his future to help save Jenna from her past. As an agent, it was his duty. As a man falling for this tiny family, he couldn't turn away if he wanted to....
This Christmas he'd have to play Santa in disguiseFederal agent Matt Christensen hadn't planned on spending Christmas Eve dodging bullets. He hadn't planned on fatherhood, either. But when he discovered he had a daughter, Matt vowed he'd do anything to find her--including cozying up to a beautiful murder suspect with dangerous connections. To get inside the isolated West Texas compound of a known criminal, Matt needed Cassandra Harrison's contacts. But could he ignore the other needs Cass brought to mind? She was vulnerable and soft. . . almost innocent. With an arsenal of gunmen intent on crushing his Christmas mission, he'd have to protect them both if they wanted to survive the cold, cold night and bring his baby home for the holidays.
ONE TEXAS CHRISTMAS CHANGED EVERYTHING. . . Despite his dark past and dangerous edge, Jordan Taylor fell for the helpless infant left on his Texas doorstep with a frantic plea for help. The millionaire security agent had built a fortress around baby Gus. . . or so he thought until Kinley Ford showed up at Christmas fourteen months later. Kinley wanted only to see her son; instead she'd led the killers on her heels straight to Gus. Killers who wouldn't hesitate to use him as the ultimate pawn. Kinley got to Jordan's heart, and after a lifetime of loss, he vowed to sacrifice everything to protect his surrogate son and the woman who'd ensnared him. Everything. Even his life.
Sheriff Jake McCall is about to break the law. To find a bone marrow donor for his ailing baby girl, he'll hack into WITSEC to track down Maggie Gallagher-the only person who could be a genetic match. Yet by doing so, he is jeopardizing not only his badge, but Maggie's life, as well. Expecting to have to force Maggie against her will, Jake is unprepared for her willingness to help-and for the desire and hunger she arouses in him. Still, those forbidden feelings could make Jake reckless, and losing focus now isn't an option. With time running out and a killer on their heels, Jake has to keep Maggie alive-and give his daughter a Christmas miracle.
Shock didn't describe Rachel Dillard's feelings when her estranged husband told her the news: her precious embryo had been stolen! A child-their child-had been born and had become a pawn in a killer's deadly game. Finding their baby was her priority now, but the familiar heat of Jared's arms was proving a dangerous distraction. . . . One touch of Rachel's lips and Lieutenant Jared Dillard knew he'd do anything to have her back in his bed. Bringing their baby home was the first step. Stopping a murderer was the second. And if risking his life was the only way, he would prove the power of a father's love. . . .
Natalie Sinclair was stunned to discover she'd been drugged-and impregnated. Even more shocking was the identity of her baby's father: Rick Gravari, her sworn enemy. Now the only way to uncover the truth and reveal the mastermind behind their mysterious one night together was to join forces with the one man who was completely off-limits. As the peril around them intensified, Natalie realized the dangerous men on their trail were nothing compared To The tender emotions provoked by her baby's father. But could she trust her once formidable foe's determination in his role as hard-nosed defender?
Months after Lexie Rayburn faked her own disappearance, someone injected her with a drug that robbed her of her memories, and kidnapped her newborn baby. Now, The only hope for locating her daughter rested on the too-broad shoulders of Garrett O'Malley-the one man she swore she'd never set eyes on again. But someone would stop at nothing to ensure Lexie never learned the truth about her baby's disappearance. Still, As the danger escalated, Lexie wondered which posed a greater risk: The killer on their trail or a reunion with her baby's father. . . .
Agent Cal Rico knew that Jenna Laniere was lying. But then he discovered that she was only trying to protect her baby from an untrustworthy ex and his ruthless associates. A deadly game of cat and mouse forced Jenna into hiding. And if Cal didn't help, the struggling single mother would have nowhere else to run. So it didn't matter that claiming the child as his own would ruin his career. Cal had to risk his future to help save Jenna from her past. As an agent, it was his duty. As a man falling for this tiny family, he couldn't turn away if he wanted to....
He faked his death for good reason, but CIA operative Gage Ryland has a better reason to come back from the grave. Though they had a bitter breakup years ago, Gage wants to save his ex-wife-his very pregnant ex-wife-Lynette Herrington from a vengeful hit man. Obviously the baby proves she's gotten over Gage. Or has she? While on the run, Gage feels the attraction between them heating up and yet he knows he must undo a decade of hurt and separation before she'll put her trust in them again. But complicating his emotions is Lynette's pregnancy...and how, as she claims, her unborn child could be his.
Battered ex-soldier Parker McKenna is facing his riskiest mission yet: guarding Bailey Lockhart. Returning to civilian life hasn't been easy, but Parker's new job with Corps Security and Investigations gives him purpose again-ifhe can keep Bailey alive. The privileged governor's daughter has been receiving threats-and they've just escalated into dangerous territory. Someone close to her wants her dead. Parker can handle any adversary, but handling Bailey proves more difficult-the stubborn, independent beauty stirs the passion Parker had thought long buried. Passion has no place in war, and the enemy is always watching, waiting. Now with desire blurring his objectivity, Parker must face the fact that the greatest danger to Bailey just may be him. . . ;.
The Girl Least Likely To... by Dorien KellyLove in a small town...When Hallie Brewer left home seven years ago, she swore she'd never return. She was an accident waiting to happen as a kid, earning her the nickname Horrible Hallie. Leaving Sandy Bend was the only way to escape her past. But now she's back...and is having a doozy of a time convincing people she's changed! Her only wish? That her high school crush, Steve Whitman, would see her as something more than Horrible Hallie....The Deputy Gets Her Man by Delores FossenPlus a whole lotta lovin'NYC cop Rayanne Garrett has a lot to live down when she returns to Longhorn, Texas, to get Aunt Evie-her only relative-out of jail. Unfortunately, the current sheriff is the one Rayanne has to live down! An embarrassing moment with Rios McKay eleven years earlier keeps it awkward between them. Determined to get to the bottom of her aunt's arrest, Rayanne'll do anything, even if it involves dating that darn sheriff!
Sheriff Grayson Ryland wasn't easily shocked. But then his old flame, Eve Warren, returns to Silver Creek for the sole purpose of asking him to impregnate her. And although he's never forgiven Eve for walking away and breaking his heart, her anguish is hard to watch. Before he can reject the most hardheaded-yet still impossibly alluring-woman in Texas, he has to protect her. An attempt on her life thrusts the two of them into a dangerous murder investigation-and an even more dangerous liaison. In the heat of the moment, Grayson may be able to forgive Eve...but is he willing to give her what she so desperately wants?
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After being abducted and artificially inseminated,Jessie Barrett was in danger and running for her life. And the one man she could turn to for answers was Jake McClendon-the biological father of her unborn child. In the midst of their clandestine investigation to uncover the conspiracy behind her kidnapping, Jessie was unwittingly drawn To The sexy Texas rancher. She knew she should keep her distance and safeguard her heart, but all she wanted was to kiss him senseless. Except when he insisted they pretend to be man and wife so he could protect her, her defenses started to crumble. Now the ultimate challenge was to keep from falling in love with the father of her baby!
From the moment he first saw his son, ranchman Dylan Greer knew the baby he'd adopted was his in every way that mattered. And no one--not even the beautiful, strong-willed cop who claimed she was the child's mother--was going to change that. Collena Drake swore a criminal ring had stolen her baby and that someone was crossing every line to keep the illegal adoption secret. Now, in order to protect one innocent child, Collena made him a tempting offer: get married and share custody. As a businessman, Dylan thought the plan brilliant. But as a man. . . resisting his "bride," especially as the danger mounted, would be damn near impossible.
Gone Cold by USA TODAY bestselling author B.J. Daniels Ice Lake is the ideal romantic getaway for Morgan Sinclair and her new husband, Tom Cooper-until Tom's past catches up with him. Snowed in with a man who isn't what he seems and a killer out for revenge, Morgan must unravel the truth before it's too late...but can she trust the man she married?Cold Heat by USA TODAY bestselling author Delores Fossen Leah Gray has never forgotten Alex McCade, her ex-lover...and new supervisor. When a blizzard strands the wounded FBI agent and her boss together at a remote Montana lodge, their passion reignites-hotter than ever. But danger has stalked Leah to the resort, and now keeping her safe is Alex's only mission....Stone Cold by Julie Miller Wounded war hero Daniel Stone just wants to escape to the solitude of his Rocky Mountain home. But Deputy Sheriff Kylie Webber needs his help tracking down a killer at the snowed-in Ice Lake Resort. Secretly in love with Daniel since she was a girl, Kylie vows to heal his heart by turning stone-cold danger into red-hot love!
WHEN LIVES ARE ON THE LINE, HARLEQUIN'S MOST INTRIGUING AUTHORS ARE ON THE CASE!COLBY LOCKDOWN by Debra WebbThe Colby Agency is held hostage And The demand is simple: kidnap the D. A. or the entire staff dies. Now Slade Conroy has 24 hours to see that justice is done, but can he convince a woman on the inside to break all the rules to see that justice is served?SHOTGUN SHERIFF by Delores FossenWhen a woman is murdered in Comanche Creek, it sets the local lawman against a Texas Ranger out to make the case of her young career. Only this murderer won't stop at one body, and it'll take the combined talents of Reed Hardin and Livvy Hutton to halt further injustice from being done. A BABY BETWEEN THEM by Alice SharpeOld habits die hard when Simon Task rescues his ex-girlfriend from certain death. But Jessie Baxter has no memory of who he is, whose baby she's carrying--or why her husband's trying to kill her!
HER TARGET IS TALL, DARK...AND DANGEROUS, IN USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DELORES FOSSEN'S MINISERIES THE MARSHALS OF MAVERICK COUNTY The armed and dangerous woman trespassing on federal marshal Declan O'Malley's Texas ranch isn't a killer. She's Eden Gray, and the P.I. is trailing trouble and unfinished business. He's the last person she wants to visit, but now a vengeful enemy is targeting them both. Eden's orders were very clear: kill Declan, or her sisters die. Sworn to find out who's after her and why, she's forced to team up with the devastatingly attractive lawman. As desire flares, a decades-old secret erupts, turning everything Declan believed into a lie. Everything except the passion driving him and Eden to fight for a future they might not live to see.
FBI agent Gabe Sanchez had his orders concerning witness Leigh O'Brien-keep her alive, catch the bad guys, take care of her. The last was asking a lot, given that Leigh had vanished from his life two years ago. Now she was back, and Gabe wanted answers. Who was trying to kill her? Why did she leave without a word? Why did he still yearn for her, body and soul?Leigh couldn't remember her name, let alone the sexy stranger who claimed to be her husband. All she knew was that she had to get to Houston in time to save a child in grave danger. But she and Gabe were in For The shock of their lives when they arrived at their destination. . . because the child they sought was their son!
Anna Caldwell hadn't planned on spending her honeymoon dodging bullets in the Texas chaparral with a husband who couldn't even remember her! Or their unborn child. . . Combat Rescue Officer Rafe McQuade had saved Anna's life, fathered the baby she carried and asked her to be his bride. . . but had no recollection of any of it. And unless he could unlock the secrets in his mind, rogue terrorists had no qualms about using his pregnant wife as a bargaining chip. Rafe didn't need his memory to know how much Anna-and his family-meant to him; he did need everything in his power to complete the most dangerous mission of his career. Lives, and his marriage, were on the line. . . .
Secrets had torn them apart...and reunited them in a way neither had expectedShe is the last person Dallas Walker ever wants to see again. Still, this U.S. Marshal has no problem taking Joelle Tate into "protective custody"-on her wedding day. To save his family from unjust charges, he'd take on a lot worse than an ex-flame he couldn't trust. But Dallas doesn't know Joelle has put her freedom on the line to protect him. Now with only two days to investigate a long-buried crime no one wants solved, they must confront their past mistakes, and the shattering secret that drove them apart. Giving in to the simmering desire may lead to an impossible second chance-or help set a trap one calculating killer can't wait to spring....
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