Hes bringing anything but peace and quiet. . . Tate Winslow is done with all the guns, the adventures, the brushes with death. All she wants is to be left alone. So when her enigmatic ex-boss shows up on her doorstep barely alive, she really tries not to care. Hes all alpha male, the baddest of the bad--and a threat to her hard-won peace in more ways than one. Tate is the only lead Derek Cole has on a case that could blow the intelligence world apart--if it doesnt kill him before he can figure it out. She was his best agent, but shes in hiding and hes gone rogue, and hes starting to think of her in a very nonprofessional way. In fact, he wants Tate like he wants his next breath, but hes already risking his life and his career. . . does he need to put his heart in danger too?
In a sizzling romance that's both suspenseful and deeply moving, Donna Kauffman fans the flames of passion into an inferno of uncontrollable desire. Wearing jeans, boots, and a reckless, knowing grin, T. J. Delahaye is six feet and seven inches of pure danger. As a covert agent, T. J. saves people for a living. But when he tumbles down a mountain to rescue a wayward hiker, it's T.J. who needs a helping hand. He falls--hard--for a gorgeous goddess named Jenna whose strength and fierce determination matches his own. Tormented by the demons of her past, Jenna King once called herself an elite firefighter. She's nobody's damsel in distress, but now survival means joining forces with T.J.--and soon sparks are flying between them. Though Jenna has known as many wild men as wildfires, this maverick just may be the one to heal her heart and teach her the dark, secret thrill of surrender.Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Deep Autumn Heat, Callie's Cowboy, and About Last Night.
Three heroes find their match in three challenging women. In trapped, Ethan awakens to find himself in bed with his best friend. In Buried, Haley's battered heart is mended by an old boyfriend's brother. In Stranded, Mat and Molly are threatened by nature's wrath and stranded in a storm celler only to find their passions reawakening.
Three men come face-to-face with physical danger. Their courage, their choices, will make these men heroes....Lieutenant Colonel Hamilton Wulf's career ambitions cost him the one woman he ever wanted--Liv Avery. Now he's determined to win back her love...even if it means risking his life.Tornado chasers Cooper Harrison and Marty McKenna once spent an incredible night of passion taking shelter from a twister. Now a tornado has Marty in Cooper's arms again. Only this time Cooper isn't about to let her go.Helicopter pilot Wyatt Stone attempts to rescue his former high school sweetheart, Leah Taylor--stranded on a houseboat in the path of a tornado. And vows he'll give their love another chance...if they make it out alive.
The Naughty List Deck the halls with white-hot passion! Donna Kauffman Naughty But Nice Businessman Griffin's never believed in luck - until sassy-sweet small-town baker Melody turns his world around. Except there's a catch: There's no way he'll be able to build his empire and hold on to her. His new "lucky charm" could destroy all his dreams-or make this Christmas better than he ever imagined possible Cynthia Eden All I Want for Christmas Good girl toy inventor Christie takes a walk on the naughty side when she sparks a no-strings fling with Santa--actually, sexy cop Jonas in a Santa suit. She loves her new "bad girl" persona, except as the holidays approach, she starts falling, and hard, for this known' "love 'em and leave 'em" ladies man. . . Susan Fox Tattoos and Mistletoe Charlie returns to her hometown to fix up her aunt's B&B, but she doesn't count on LJ handling the renovations. Nerdy LJ pined for her in school, but now he's grown into the town's hottest bachelor. Charlie's been burned before and won't let him get close. But LJ's determined to break down her walls and make her dearest Christmas wish come true. "Donna Kauffman writes smart and sexy, with sizzle to spare. " --Janet Evanovich "I dare you not to love a Cynthia Eden book!" --Larissa Ione The Night Before Christmas 'Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house, things are definitely stirring - because if you're going to wait up for Santa, you might as well have some very sexy company The Night Before Christmas White Knight Christmas by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster Snowed Under By Erin McCarthy, Ms. Humbug By Jill Shalvis, I'll Be Home For Christmas By Kathy Love Seducing Scrooge By Katherine Garbera, The Good Girl's Guide To A Very Bad Christmas By Kylie Adams, Yule Be Mine Sparkling days, crackling fires, long steamy nights - Christmas is all about making memories. In four delicious tales of seduction and romance, New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster brings you all the pleasures of the season--and then some. Booker Dean knows exactly what he wants for Christmas: his next-door neighbor, Frances Kennedy. And he's got a gift planned for her that involves lots of delicious unwrapping. Officer Parker Ross hates Christmas, while Lily Donaldson lives for it. But he's willing to be converted, especially when Lily is the one doing the persuading. Sergeant Osbourne Decker suspects pet psychic Marci Churchill is barking mad, but she's also a knockout. And when she's accused of stealing a donkey from the local nativity scene, he can't stop thinking about frisking her. Furious at her cheating fiancé, Beth Monroe decides to enjoy a payback tryst with his gorgeous best friend, and finds that revenge is best served hot and sweet.
Can a down-on-her-luck princess really have it all? A whisper away from thirty, gorgeous Tess Hamilton has been the tennis world's top titleholder and celebrity since she won her first championship at fifteen. Now the headline-making party girl is getting her first taste of mortality-thanks to new teenage phenom Gabrielle Fontaine. But it's Gaby's cool, calm, and all-too-collected brother and manager, Max, who really has Tess seeing double. He's the first man she can't seem to seduce-or intimidate. It appears Tess is truly off her game, until a real-life, modern-day fairy godmother steps in. ... Aurora Favreaux, a founder of Glass Slipper, Inc. , and an old family friend, has a plan to get Tess back on her stilettos, and it includes an unlikely meeting between Tess, Max, and Gaby at Glass Slipper's new London headquarters-just in time for Wimbledon. It seems that Tess is going to hit the courts in a whole new way, to prove to the world-and herself-that a woman with the heart of a champion can ace life and love-even after the big 3-0. ...
Fire Down Below Brash entrepreneur Roan McAuley has no problem getting naked. But being the only one in the room dropping kilt and giving plenty isn't his idea of fun--even if it's for the "Men of the Highlands" calendar and a good cause. However, getting feisty photographer Tessa Vandergriff all hot, bothered, and hungry is proving irresistible. . . even though she's not his type. And even if the sizzling attraction between them is changing everything this roguish playboy thinks he knows about lust. . . and love. Praise for Donna Kauffman and Her Novels "Give me more. " --Linda Howard on The Charm Stone "Whimsical and sexy. " --Jennifer Crusie on Your Wish Is My Command "Donna Kauffman writes smart and sexy, with sizzle to spare!" --Janet Evanovich.
Off Kilter Bundle Off Kilter Fire Down Below Brash entrepreneur Roan McAuley has no problem getting naked. But being the only one in the room dropping kilt and giving plenty isn't his idea of fun--even if it's for the "Men of the Highlands" calendar and a good cause. However, getting feisty photographer Tessa Vandergriff all hot, bothered, and hungry is proving irresistible. . . even though she's not his type. And even if the sizzling attraction between them is changing everything this roguish playboy thinks he knows about lust. . . and love. Praise for Donna Kauffman and Her Novels "Give me more. " --Linda Howard on The Charm Stone "Whimsical and sexy. " --Jennifer Crusie on Your Wish Is My Command "Donna Kauffman writes smart and sexy, with sizzle to spare!" --Janet Evanovich A Great Kisser Buckle up. Enjoy the view. Jake McKenna fixes planes, not people. Compared to an engine, humans are high-maintenance and unpredictable--which is why Jake has zero interest in indulging his sister's request that he play tour guide and rent-a-date to her boss's visiting stepdaughter. Still, Lauren Matthews is nothing like the uptight, reed-skinny workaholic he expected. She's curvy--deliciously so. Funny. Open. And convinced that there's more to her mother's hasty marriage to the local mayor than meets the eye. Leaving her fast-track Washington career is the most impulsive thing Lauren has ever done--right until the moment she arrives in Cedar Springs, Colorado. Everything about sexy, enigmatic pilot Jake tempts Lauren to unleash her inner bad girl and let him take her places she's never been. . . even as her snooping around town provokes some extremely hostile reactions. At this altitude, losing your head is easy. Trusting your heart can cost you everything. . . Let Me In He's bringing anything but peace and quiet. . Tate Winslow is done with all the guns, the adventures, the brushes with death. All she wants is to be left alone. So when her enigmatic ex-boss shows up on her doorstep barely alive, she really tries not to care. He's all alpha male, the baddest of the bad--and a threat to her hard-won peace in more ways than one. Tate is the only lead Derek Cole has on a case that could blow the intelligence world apart--if it doesn't kill him before he can figure it out. She was his best agent, but she's in hiding and he's gone rogue, and he's starting to think of her in a very nonprofessional way. In fact, he wants Tate like he wants his next breath, but he's already risking his life and his career. . . does he need to put his heart in danger too?
"Humor, heart, and characters you wish lived next door. " -Mariah StewartBlueberry Cove, Maine, is as small-town as small towns get. More than a little quirky, it has sheltered generations of families. But there's always room for a new face. . . Fixing things has always been Alex McFarland's greatest gift and keenest pleasure. But with her own life thoroughly broken, she's signed on to renovate the dilapidated Pelican Point lighthouse, hoping to reconnect with herself. The last thing she expects is to find herself falling in love--with the glorious coastline, with age-old secrets and welcome-home smiles. . . with rugged Logan McCrae, the man she just might be able to build new hopes on. DIY is so much better with two. . . Includes an easy do-it-yourself restoration project
She escaped every trap he set -- only to fall prey to his timeless seduction. . . . As a child, animal rescue worker Talia Trahaern was enchanted by the bedtime stories her mother spun of castles and kings, but she thought they were only fairy tales . . . until a darkly compelling stranger invaded her world to reveal the fantastical truth. Suddenly Talia found herself face-to-face with a flesh-and-blood hero straight out of her wildest dreams. Devlin Archer had come looking for the legendary healer who could save his dying queen. Instead he found a passionate, beautiful woman unaware of the power she'd inherited or the danger that stalked her every move. Talia was skeptical of Archer's story of assassins and imperiled kingdoms -- but there was no denying his maddeningly seductive charm. As for Archer, he knew there was nothing more dangerous than losing his heart to a woman who didn't know her own power. Now, with time running out, they will embark together on a perilous journey -- and a timeless love that may cost their very lives. From the Paperback edition.
In this sizzling romance, Donna Kauffman takes readers on a seductive ride deep undercover with a man who will ignite the flames of your heart. There aren't many places to get a cool drink in the middle of the New Mexico desert, and divorced bar owner Blue Delgado likes it that way. Little to no competition means that she gets to call the shots: her cantina, her rules. But there's something about her new cook that sets her senses tingling--and it's not just the way Diego fills out his jeans. When an old friend warns her that her life is in danger, Blue realizes she doesn't know anything about her new employee--except that Diego excites her to the core. Could a man she is so attracted to be trying to kill her? All Diego Santerra has are his instincts, honed to precision as a member of an elite tactical squad. He keeps no personal ties that could compromise his missions: no family, no friends. His work is his life, and his new case is no exception. But the moment Diego lays eyes on the woman he is assigned to protect, he realizes that everything is about to change. As trained killers set their sights on Blue, Diego knows it's going to take everything he has to keep her alive--and to make her love him. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Deep Autumn Heat, Callie's Cowboy, and About Last Night.
Acclaimed author Donna Kauffman sets pulses racing with a story of breathless pursuit, intense danger, and irresistible romance. The note is simple but chilling: "I'm in trouble. Please help me. You're the only one I trust." Sensing the desperation in the plea for help, John McShane drops everything to find the person who wrote the note: Cali Ellis, a woman who's been simmering in his heart for ten years. As a highly trained member of an elite tactical squad, McShane knows instantly that the people tracking Cali are well-connected . . . and cold-blooded. As he sets out to help Cali escape from these criminals, he begins to wonder if he can keep his feelings for her under control, at least long enough to save her. Ten years ago, Cali Ellis lost too much: both her new husband and her unborn child. Now the suspicious men her late husband worked for have tracked her down, and apparently want her dead. Fearing for her life, Cali flees to the Caribbean island of Martinique and reaches out to the only person she knows will help her: John McShane. Despite all that they've been through in the past, Cali just might risk her heart again--if they both manage to stay alive. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Deep Autumn Heat, Callie's Cowboy, and About Last Night.
At twenty-eight, elementary-school teacher Lucy Harper still feels more like a wallflower than the sex goddess she knows is trapped inside her. In fact, she can barely remember the last time she actually had sex. She claims she's content with her life, but she doesn't even realize she's slipping into a coma--a sex coma, that is. Until It arrives: the invitation to her ten-year high school reunion.
Devil's Food. . . Angel Cake. . . Red Velvet. . . Praline Crunch. . . Lemon Chiffon. . . How's a woman to choose?Luckily, the members of the Cupcake Club are about to taste it all. . . When baker extraordinaire Leilani Trusdale left the bustle
Double Fudge. . . Toasted Coconut. . . Key Lime. . . Strawberry Cream. . . Every bite is a mouthful of heaven. And the women of the Cupcake Club are bringing their appetites . . . Riley Brown never imagined she would find her bliss on Geor
A rugged photojournalist dares a reclusive resort owner to bare her best-kept secrets in this sultry story of steamy desire from Donna Kauffman. Tiny, take-charge April Morgan is tougher than she looks, but after one long, smoldering gaze from new guest Jack Tango, she's buckling at the knees. The attraction is as sudden and pounding as a tropical storm, and just as inescapable. But after one night together, April fears the walls that have kept her safe don't stand a chance. Jack arrives at Mexico's sunny beaches bleary eyed and burned out--but April changes all that in an instant. Though the petite powerhouse runs a tight ship, Jack's instincts tell him she doesn't trust easily. A man accustomed to going after what he wants, Jack will do whatever it takes to show April he wants much more than a fleeting romance--even if it means forcing her to confront her demons and risk her heart. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: The Devil's Thief, Paradise Café, and The Perfect Catch.
Donna Kauffman's tale of mystery, mayhem, and steamy desire puts a café proprietress within heart's reach of a sexy masseuse. When Tucker Morgan agrees to help his eccentric aunt at Sunset Shores retirement village solve a mystery, he has doubts about posing undercover as the spa's new massage therapist. But running his strong hands over Lainey Cooper's body gives him on-the-job training--and unleashes a yearning that the former security expert knows he has to indulge. He touched her and started a fire, but Lainey doesn't trust herself enough to let it burn--or surrender to the wild side Tucker uncovered. Together they've got what it takes to stop a clever con man, but her heart is getting too close to wanting more. What begins as a spirited game to catch a thief soon deepens into a desire neither wants to deny. But can she forget her own past mistakes and give in to a love she knows is forever? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: About Last Night, Blaze of Winter, and Lana's Lawman.
Born to Be Wild, the second novel in the Three Musketeers series by Donna Kauffman, is another sensational story of a professional thrill-seeker--and the woman who might just be his ultimate high. They call themselves the Three Musketeers: three lifelong friends, men who will put it all on the line in the name of honor and loyalty. Of course, that's nothing for musketeer Zach Brogan, who risks life and limb daily as the owner of an adventure vacation outfitter. Skydiving into active volcanoes, hang gliding off glaciers, diving in shark-infested waters--Zach lives and breathes heart-stopping scenarios. But nothing can prepare him for seeing his childhood friend Dara again--or for the visceral reaction their reunion incites. Dara Colbourne is living her professional dream: granting elaborate wishes to ill children. Yet when her new project puts her face-to-face with the guy who teased her all through school, Dara is far from pleased. But she is unprepared for the handsome, flirty man that Zach Brogan has become. As the two spar over trip logistics, the heat rises to levels neither can ignore. Is the thrill of adventure all there is between them, or can Dara trust this magnetic bad boy with her heart? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Blaze of Winter, Light My Fire, and Santerra's Sin.
The third novel in the Three Musketeers series by Donna Kauffman is Midnight Heat, a tantalizing story of two people finally learning to fly. They call themselves the Three Musketeers: three lifelong friends, men who will put it all on the line in the name of honor and loyalty. Friendship is the most important thing in Dane Colbourne's life--apart from his job as a determined investigator who never leaves a case unsolved. After the near-catastrophic midair collision of two planes, Dane focuses his laserlike intensity on the air traffic controller who appears to be responsible. But when she claims innocence with equal ferocity, Dane knows he may finally have met his match. Adria Burke has gone over the details of "the incident" in her head: She is certain there was a third plane in the air at the time of the collision, and that she actually saved hundreds of lives with her commands. But how can she convince Dane of the truth? As they try to ignore the fact that there is an undeniable spark between them, together Adria and Dane uncover evidence that there was something else going on in the sky the night of the incident. But will their passion leave both of them permanently grounded? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Blaze of Winter, Light My Fire, and Santerra's Sin.
Surrender the Dark, the first novel in the Three Musketeers series by Donna Kauffman, offers the tantalizing story of a hardened, highly trained operative--and the woman who must save him. They call themselves the Three Musketeers: three lifelong friends, men who will put it all on the line in the name of honor and loyalty. Jarrett McCullough values those bonds as seriously as he values his job heading a covert group of operatives skilled in handling sensitive international information. But his current mission has suddenly gone very wrong--and he finds himself wounded and near death in the last place he ever expected to be. Rae Gannon is stunned to find her ex-boss bleeding from a gunshot wound, mere paces from her front door. It has been two years since her move to the remote Blue Ridge Mountains, where she tried to erase the memories and the pain she suffered from having been part of McCullough's team. Yet as Rae tends to Jarrett's battered body she realizes that the air between them is still sizzling with a slow-burning need. But this time there are more than just hearts at stake. The mission that almost got Jarrett killed threatens to put Rae back in harm's way. And if they surrender to their desires, it may cost them their lives. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Blaze of Winter, Light My Fire, and Santerra's Sin.
Prepare to have your toes curled by some of the holidays hunkiest heroes in this hot, hot, hot collection. . . Donna Kauffman Unleashed Hired to watch a billionaires pets over the holidays, Emma Lafferty ends up trapped in a mansion with her employers sexy great-nephew--and heir--whose motives are as shady as his desire is crystal clear. . . . Jill Shalvis Finding Mr. Right With another lonely Christmas looming, the brilliant Maggie Bell has a eureka moment when she decides Jacob Wahler, a rough and rippling contractor, is so wrong he has to be oh-so-right. . . HelenKay Dimon Can You Hand Me the Tape? One week before Christmas, Natalie Pritchard loses the naughty tape she made for her now-ex-boyfriend. Only her nemesis, the sexy criminal defense attorney Spencer Donovan, can help--but can she afford his price?
When it comes to sizzling hot romance coupled with outrageous hilarity, nobody delivers like Erin McCarthy. Now she's back with a delicious story where nothing's on the level, everybody's got something to hide, and the only thing honest is the slow, hard pull of irresistible attraction. . . From the streets of Chicago to the back roads of Kentucky to the wild dunes of a Scottish isle, mistletoe and mischief are this season's hottest gifts. . . Blue ChristmasNew York Times bestselling author Erin MccarthyWhile a blizzard blankets the world outside, Blue Farrow burrows into the arms of her highway hunk at the No Tell Motel. The road might be closed for dangerous conditions, but the couple navigates their own Kentucky Christmas curves. Nice and oh-so-naughty, Blue and her man open up to each other as they keep the Yule log burning. Santa in a Kilt
Velvet, Leather & Lace, a hot new lingerie catalogue company, is launching "stunt lingerie"-wispy little nothings that can be removed with the slightest tug. The global satellite fashion show is just a week away, and partners Jamie, Samantha and Mia are coming apart as fast as their underwear. Samantha has put off her current lover so many times he's about to kidnap her. And what if the press discovers Jamie is actually a man?Ex-girlfriend Lorna Sutton offers to front for Jamie-but not for payment...for payback. Then set contractor Joe O'Ryan decides to test Mia's claim she doesn't like sex-the night before the show. At this rate, they might all get caught with their panties-or boxers-down. And the whole world will be watching.Three stories, one show.A Man's Gotta Do by Suzanne ForsterCalling the Shots by Donna KauffmanBaring it All by Jill Shalvis
Chicago heiress Sunny Chandler was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Now she's determined to take a walk on the wild side-and take the first job she comes across. But "kitchen helper" in a cozy Italian restaurant is a stretch even for cool, elegant Sunny!Nick D'Angelo was practically born with a cooking spoon in his fist. He runs the family restaurant with an iron hand, keeping his meddlesome siblings and matchmaking grandmother in line. The last thing he needs is sexy Sunny trying to find herself while wreaking havoc in his kitchen.Although he wouldn't mind the leggy blonde wreaking havoc in his bedroom. In fact, Nick is tempted to take a walk on the wild side, too...
Acclaimed romance author Donna Kauffman delivers a sweet and sultry tale of a thunderous passion that's ignited in the midst of a deadly storm. Hired by a concerned family member, Reese Braedon has come to the steamy Caracoles Key on the Gulf of Mexico to rescue a tempestuous loner from an oncoming hurricane. Never one to fear getting wet, Reese will do anything to make sure that he gets his target out safely--even if it means carrying her on his shoulders. But when the storm leaves him trapped in the home of a wild, sensuous beauty, Reese finds that he just might be in over his head. Resenting the fact that her would-be hero was sent by her estranged mother, Jillian Bonner takes an instant dislike to Reese. She's resolved to ride out the storm--alone. But Jillian is unprepared for the sparks that flash between them as the hurricane rages outside. And when the ordeal takes a turn for the worse, Jillian decides to take a risk and trust--for once--the desire that burns inside of her. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: The Escape Diaries, The Devil's Thief, and The Magic.
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