It didn't matter where Calvin West laid his head. No country could keep him under its thumb. No woman could pin him down. Cool and unpredictable, Cal had a dangerous side that grew the more missions he took. And this time, his orders were coming from an old flame. ... Julia Cutting may have worked for the president, but she faced a dilemma the executive office couldn't solve. So, despite her better instincts, she turned to her ex-lover-the man she knew had grown distant. But with a gun and a plan, Cal was a man she could trust with everything but the true reason for crossing enemy lines. Like the danger she found herself in, this was one bodyguard who would never leave her side,or stray far from her thoughts. ...
On a diplomatic mission to Taer, First Daughter Anna Cambridge never expected the royal palace would be attacked. But as the rebel army took the king and queen hostage, Anna fled into the night with the baby prince in her arms -- and the enigmatic Quamar Bazan Al Asadi at her back. A former U. S. agent with ties to the royal family, the bold Arab had returned to his country to make peace and found only war. But leading Miss Cambridge and her ready-made family across the fiery desert meant engaging in a life he had already given up on. A life Anna wouldn't let him just throw away -- without a fight.
WITH TIME TICKING AWAY, ONLY HE CAN GIVE HER THE PROTECTION SHE NEEDSLara Mercer knew innocent lives were riding on the success of her latest mission. She had every intention of acting alone to steal back a lethal biochemical weapon before terrorists unleashed it on the city of Las Vegas. However, hotshot secret agent Ian MacAlister took his orders very seriously to cover her back. He wasn't about to shirk his sworn duty because his feisty former flame refused to relinquish control. Lara swore she was immune to Ian's laser-blue eyes and smoldering sex appeal, but priorities suddenly shifted when she was exposed to the deadly poison. The impending danger ignited their dormant passions, and it was now a race against the clock to save not only Lara, but also their unborn child....
A quiet Christmas was not in the cards for Regina Menlow. After being whisked away from her burning bookstore by a mysterious stranger, she became a wanted woman. And her guardian angel turned bodyguard, Jordan Beck, wanted--no, needed--her more than any other man. Hailing from royalty, Jordan was a spy trying to fulfi ll his father's dying request. Yet protecting Regina entailed more than the prevention of nuclear winter. While the rough-around-the-edges aristocrat may have been far more experienced and worldly than Regina, her innocence overwhelmed him. But that gift wouldn't be savored until all debts were paid. . . and their Christmas deadline went by without a bang. . . .
A mission to survive. A future to secure.Dr. Sandra Haddad had created a serum that would change the world. In the right hands, it could heal the sick. In the wrong hands, kill millions. When she found herself in the crosshairs of a dangerous general with aspirations of world domination, she was given a bodyguard-Booker McKnight, the only man she'd ever loved and the last man she wants by her side.McKnight was a soldier turned mercenary. Haunted by loss, he knew that protecting the doctor meant flirting with disaster. He needed her, but not in the way she believed-or wanted. Earning her trust would get them one step closer to completing this mission. But losing her again was unimaginable. And yet he had no choice but to tell her the truth: that using her as bait was their only option.
THE HUNTED...Nuclear physicist Kate MacAlister had made a valuable scientific breakthrough and someone wanted her formula badly enough to kill for it.... But staging her disappearance only brought her face-to-face with Roman D'Amato-the enigmatic man who'd broken her heart years ago.Now, it seemed the only way to keep one step ahead of the dangerous men on her trail-and keep her research safe-was to join forces with Roman, the stalwart bodyguard who made her pulse race. But solving the clues to the perilous puzzle that only brought them closer together seemed less daunting than facing the feelings provoked by Roman's tender touch....
As the King of Taer, Jarek Al Asadi was used to having total control, but then he met the feisty and independent American Sarah Kwong. Sarah made him forget his responsibilities as a royal--until he discovered she was a journalist. She had been granted unrestricted access to his kingdom, but not his private life. Determined to keep her at arm's length, Jarek's plans were thwarted when his enemies set their deadly sights on Sarah. Racing to her rescue, he became her only hope for survival in the unforgiving desert. And she, as always, was the one temptation he couldn't resist.
TWO EX-LOVERS HEADED FOR TROUBLE...Black ops specialist Cain MacAlister had just been handed his riskiest assignment-to track down the gorgeous government profiler who hated him with all the passion they'd once shared. Then, Cain had just been doing his job-shielding her from harm. Now, there was a relentless assassin on the loose....STRAIGHT INTO EACH OTHER'S ARMSThe last in a long line of gypsies, Celeste Pavenic cursed the day she'd met Cain. Now, the lover who'd betrayed her was back from the shadows, jeopardizing her latest mission and her heart.Until the deadly enemy they were hunting turned the tables on them, plunging them both into mortal peril. This time, Cain would do whatever it took to keep Celeste safe.Or die trying....
Left with no memory but one: The baby was his. Left for dead, spy Jacob Lomax had no recollection of who he was or who had tried to kill him. The only thing he responded to was Grace Renne, and she made his body feel very much alive. . . . Grace was all too familiar with Jacob's body, but his emotions had always been hidden from her. His sudden appearance on her doorstep had frightened and excited her. Never had she seen this side of him--lethal, but protective. He was the perfect man to keep her and her baby safe from hard-core killers, but did he have the skills to be a proper father, too?
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