WHO NEEDED PEACE AND QUIET WHEN YOU HAD ASSASSINS AND A SECOND SHOT AT LOVE?No matter how far he went, Sam Russell couldn't outrun his past. Not even in an epic race across the Alaskan wilderness. But surviving the harsh climate wasn't something Sam could do alone. Returning home to bask in the frozen sun, the last thing Special Agent Kat Sikes wanted was for reality to intrude. But fantasies didn't get any more real than Sam Russell. With his competitive intensity urging her on, she took his racing challenge--determined to beat him at his own game. Despite the subzero temperatures, the heat between them was undeniable. Out of control and breathless, the pair hurtled toward the finish line, only to await one last showdown on the snow and ice.
Shipping tycoon Jackson Champion hadn't become a Texas billionaire by crumbling under pressure. So when his sexy assistant, Ysabel Sanchez, decided to walk away from him and his megasuccessful corporation, he wasn't taking no for an answer. After all, memories of their recent one-night stand had consumed him, and now Ysabel's inability to meet his eye made him wonder what she wasn't telling him. But exploring their feelings had to wait. An unknown enemy intended to bring down Champion Shipping, and Jackson was an expert at protecting what was his. But could he also lay claim to Ysabel and the secrets she had yet to reveal?
DARKNESS HIDES NOTHING WHEN THE MOON IS FULL...Eve Baxter thought tiny Spirit Canyon, Texas, was the perfect place to escape her nightmares and be alone with her son-but the drought-ridden town had more than its share of secrets and skeletons. Eve's isolated ranch quickly went from haven to hell, driving her into the strong arms of brooding rancher Mac McGuire. But even Mac was dangerous, as he represented everything Eve was running from. As the temperatures soared and tempers fl ared, Eve feared that not even her cowboy protector could save her from the fate Spirit Canyon had in store....
Overseas, TJ Barton narrowly survived an American Embassy bombing, only to lose two good men: her influential boss and her lover, Sean McNeal. Back in Washington, TJ set out to find out who did it. Undaunted, she maneuvered through corridors of power, exposing the secrets hidden behind every door on Capitol Hill -- only to smack right into the broad, familiar chest of Sean McNeal -- in the flesh. And she could have, would have decked him if she had the opportunity to get a good shot! Inexplicably Sean had survived and was now undercover. He needed TJ's silence, her help and her kisses more than he wanted to admit. The last thing he wanted to do was draw TJ into a web of high-stakes corruption. But there was no shaking her off and there was no way she was going to let him get killed -- again.
A Special Forces soldier meets the baby girl he never knew existed in this book in Elle James's Covert Cowboys, Inc. series. In a small town in Texas, everyone has a secret. Especially Chuck Bolton. Formerly a Special Forces soldier, Chuck now poses as a ranch handyman. His real mission? To protect his ex-fiancée, and the baby girl he never knew they'd created, from a malevolent masked man. Who is behind the attack-and what could they possibly want with Peggy Jane ("PJ") Franks? While the answer remains unclear, one thing is certain: Chuck never stopped loving PJ after she left him. And PJ, afraid of falling for the same man who broke her heart, doesn't want to repeat history. But that's the least of her worries when her enemy's motive is finally revealed.
BUNDLE OF TROUBLE When Sylvia Michaels's baby is kidnapped, her investigation leads her to the Texas ranch of multimillionaire Tate Vincent. But the joyous reunion is shattered by gunfire--and an empty cradle. Now both hunt for the kidnappers and the child they each claim as theirs. But will their dream of a family be shattered before it even begins? HOSTAGE TO THUNDER HORSE Someone wants Katya Ivanov dead, and she doesn't want to pull Moddox Thunder Horse into her nightmare. Still, the growing attraction between them can't be denied - but neither can the killer. Only, with a warrior by her side, Katya just might have a shot at the life - and love - she's always wanted....
Agent Wade Coltrane, ex-Army Special Forces, has returned home to Freedom, Texas, for his next assignment: infiltrate the Long K Ranch and bust the owner for attempted murder. The obstacle: Lindsay Kemp, his high school sweetheart and his target's granddaughter. Wade never expected Lindsay to still be living on the struggling ranch, let alone be a single mother to precious twin girls. Each day he spends undercover only intensifies his lingering desire for Lindsay and rouses his protective instincts. And he'll need them, for there's a killer on the ranch, and he's set his vengeful sights on Lindsay.
An expectant mother's protection is a cowboy's promise in Elle James's Covert Cowboys, Inc. miniseries Thorn Drennan stares death in the face when he's nearly shot by a ranch trespasser. But this is no ordinary trespasser. Pregnant and running for her life, Sophia Carranza has crossed the Mexican border, leaving a trail of ruthless enemies behind. Sophia's protection is Thorn's first assignment as an undercover agent and he senses trouble. Inexplicably drawn to Sophia's beauty and fighting spirit, Thorn fears his growing desire for Sophia could jeopardize the mission. And when Sophia's captors finally catch up to them, will Thorn trade his own life for another? 2 books for the price of 1! KILLER BODY also included in this book!
A JOB HE COULDN'T REFUSE Ten years ago Army Ranger Cameron Morgan left his family's ranch with no plans to return. . . ; until his job as a bodyguard reunited him with his former sweetheart and the life he'd fled. A PAST HE COULDN'T FORGET Jennie Ward had been injured and her ranch sabotaged, so Cameron was critical to surviving an investigation that was getting riskier by the minute. But keeping his professional distance was nearly impossible, especially after Jennie nearly lost her life on his watch. Still, as his need to guard her mixed with his hunger to find the truth, Cameron found it hard to resist the pull of his old life-not to mention Jennie's offer of a second chance. . . ;
24/7For investigator Brenna Jensen, snowy Riverton, North Dakota, was the ideal home-until it became the target of a serial killer. Not even FBI hotshot Nick Tarver could keep her from trailing the maniac who taunted her, shadowed her every move. Brenna was anything but comfortable with Nick, her bodyguard in black leather. The sexy lawman challenged her wounded heart. But as the snow melted and the body count rose, Nick's arms became her only refuge. For Brenna had uncovered the hit list-and her name was next....
Reader favorite Elle James knows suspense...and her heroes are trained for danger... But secret operative Creed Thomas isn't prepared for Emma Jenkins. Creed needs the diving expert to locate a sunken boat off Oregon's rocky coast and lure out an elusive terrorist. But he doesn't need the fiery attraction that tempts the by-the-book agent to break every rule. Emma is everything the man in him wants and the agent in him can't have. As an impenetrable fog blankets the seaside town, one thing is clear: Creed is all that stands between a terrorist and the unspeakable act of violence he's sure to commit. When the moment comes, will Creed be forced to choose between saving his country...and the woman he loves?
People have been known to perish at McGregor Manor... Opening her B and B to a group of ghost hunters, Molly McGregor hopes the spirits rumored to be there will appear. She needs the weekend to be a financial success. But when disembodied voices and hazy images nearly lure her to her death, Molly's driven straight into the arms of a sexy but mysterious guest-Casanova Valdez. Nova knows what it's like to be haunted-by memories of a case gone bad. As a secret agent, he's confident he can protect Molly but is not exactly sure he believes in ghosts. As the mysterious incidents targeting the gorgeous redhead become increasingly more dangerous, Nova must question if it's the handiwork of a ghost...or a killer.
"You win for now, but it isn't over. "Trouble has followed pregnant artist Kayla Davies to a picturesque Oregon town where she hopes to paint away memories of a brutal attack. Instead she finds herself again gripped by fear when a woman's murder and an eerily familiar stalker coincide with her arrival. Someone is watching her...and disappearing into the dreaded fog called The Devil's Shroud.Shaken, Kayla finds comfort in the arms of Gabe McGregor, the hard-bodied town sheriff and single dad. Though he and Kayla share a powerful attraction, neither wants anything beyond an earthshaking fling. Too many lies and secrets have come between them-until another vicious attack on Kayla changes everything....
As part of the NYPD's special taskforce, Agent Katya Danske cleans up the mess when creatures of the night run amok. But lately she's been distracted by one paranorm in particular: her wickedly sexy partner, Blaise Michaels. For the sake of her professional reputation, Katya should end the affair with the demon co-worker-if only her body didn't crave his touch so deeply....Then a mysterious amulet falls into her hands, and Katya becomes the target of a vengeful demon who will stop at nothing to get it back. When she begins to exhibit unexplained powers, Katya needs Blaise more than ever to help her control the energy-and to face up to a truth she never could have imagined.
Scandal could not touch the Kendall family-not with the unsolved Christmas Eve murders looming over their heads. So when eldest son Devin was caught in a compromising situation with his executive assistant, he decided to turn tabloid news in his favor. If Jolie Carson posed as his fiancée, the press would leave him alone and he could conduct his own investigation. Of course Jolie agreed to Devin's proposition-she'd secretly loved her boss for six long years. Being so close to Devin only made her desire grow stronger, though the danger was not just to her heart. Because someone was after the Kendall family, and Jolie's pretend engagement had made her the next target.
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Discovering an unconscious woman in a snowdrift, rancher Maddox Thunder Horse vowed to save her life. How she had wound up in a remote area of the Badlands was a mystery, but the fear in the icebound beauty's eyes revealed that it had not been by choice. The woman who called herself Kat roused protective instincts the Lakota native had thought long-dead.... Grateful for her rescue, Katya Ivanov didn't want to pull Maddox into her nightmare. Someone wanted her dead, so the less he knew about her and her situation, the better. Still, the growing attraction between them couldn't be denied-and neither could the killer who lurked in wait. But with a warrior by her side, she just might have a shot at the life-and love-she'd always wanted....
Rookie cop Katya Danske didn't ask to become a member of Manhattan's Paranormal Investigation Team-or to be partnered with a sexy-as-hell demon. Then a zombie literally drops into her lap and she's recruited to help Blaise Michaels battle an impending zombie outbreak. Blaise is as exasperating as he is arousing, but while Katya's head tells her she should keep her distance, her body wants something else entirely. Forced to work closely together, their investigation takes them into the darkest shadows of the Manhattan underworld-and makes their attraction impossible to deny. But with the zombie threat rising, their hot nights together may be their last....
"COOPERATE OR YOU'LL NEVER SEE YOUR SON AGAIN."Someone wanted tribal police chief Joe Lonewolf's attention, and now they had it. He had returned from war to learn he had a son-by Maggie Brandt, the woman he had never stopped loving but had forced himself to forget. If only it were so easy... Now they had only three days and each other-and nothing would stop them from rescuing their infant child.Their frantic search soon unearthed deadly corruption in the South Dakota community-and old desires. With tensions rising on the reservation, the proud Lakota sought justice and found a kindred spirit in Maggie. He would need her courage if he was ever to set eyes on his beautiful baby boy.
Nick St. Claire had come to North Pole, Alaska, with a few questions for Santa, only Claus had gone AWOL. Clearly, someone was trying to ruin the holidays, though the clever cowboy never had much use for them. Until he met Mary Christmas. . . Santa's only child, Mary, was left to tend shop in his absence--suddenly making her a killer's next target. Nick volunteered to protect her, but he was also a stranger, with a bundle of his own not-so-saintly secrets. Could Mary enlighten him on the joys of the season, or would a missing Santa squash her holiday spirit?
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