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When a French woman is married off to the handsome Scot who conquered her town, she is determined not to let him conquer her heart as wellThe English army's siege of Aville has ground to a standstill--until a ten-year-old Scottish lad masterminds a breakthrough. The castle falls easily, giving glory to the king and a place at court to young Adrien MacLachlan. But his greatest reward is still to come. Years later, the king decrees that Adrien shall marry Danielle d'Aville, a maiden of the town Adrien helped conquer. She loathes the strapping Scottish knight, but his strength stirs something inside of her--a passion that betrays everything her vanquished people stand for. As Danielle's hatred for him pushes her towards treason, her budding love is the only thing that can pull her back from the brink. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
Vampyrs will gather in post-Katrina New Orleans. . . and evil stirs once again in the forests of Transylvania. In Heather Graham's new paranormal romantic suspense novel, psychologist Jessica Fraser knows only too well the essence of the night creatures who inhabit the dimly lit clubs of the French Quarter, where perversion goes beyond sexual to life-threatening. . . . Joining forces with vampyr hunter Bryan McAllister to protect the innocent, Jessica begins to remember that she and Bryan have a past history - one that stretches back 1,000 years. . . .
Meet the uncanny Krewe of Hunters!The members of this special unit of the FBI-a group of elite paranormal investigators-visit some of America's great cities to solve unusual cases. They uncover unearthly reasons for these crimes, both past and present-and all-too-human ones....An unseen crime brings them to San Antonio, Texas, where a young woman's murder during the 1800s is paralleled by another woman's present-day disappearance-from the same place.Then, an unholy 1940s Hollywood crime is repeated in the Los Angeles of today. Only the Krewe, with their special abilities, can solve it.Lake Michigan, near Chicago was the site of a ship's disappearance in 1898 with all on board; the recovery of that ship, with its unspoken secrets, brings new death. And a crime of passion in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War seems to have brought an uninvited guest to the house where that crime took place.Join the Krewe as they solve mysterious and unusual cases!The UnseenThe UnholyThe UnspokenThe Uninvited
The Krewe of Hunters: an unusual FBI unit, solving unusual crimes. See where-and how-this elite group first began. Read the first four Krewe books and see why Publishers Weekly says Heather Graham "stands at the top of the romantic suspense category." PHANTOM EVIL FBI agent Jackson Crow is haunted by the deaths of two teammates. Just like New Orleans police officer Angela Hawkins, Jackson has the gift-or the curse-of paranormal intuition. Both are drawn into an apparently unsolvable case involving the death of a senator's wife. Suicide, murder-or the work of ghosts? HEART OF EVIL A man's corpse is discovered on Donegal Plantation in Louisiana-exactly where patriarch Marshall Donegal had been found dead in the 1860s. Heiress Ashley Donegal turns to the Krewe of Hunters, which includes an old flame of hers, Agent Jake Mallory. Ashley and Jake are determined to get to the root of the evil, and the secrets, that haunt the plantation. SACRED EVIL The body of a promising young starlet has been found between two of Manhattan's oldest graveyards, and the details of the crime scene are no coincidence. Detective Jude Crosby recognizes the tableau: a recreation of Jack the Ripper's gruesome work. Jude calls on Krewe member Whitney Tremont, and what they learn is far more shocking than either could have predicted... THE EVIL INSIDE Long ago, a historic New England house was the witness to madness...and murder. Now, the horrific murders begin again, with a teenage boy the main suspect. Krewe member Jenna Duffy investigates, with the help of attorney Samuel Hall. When there's a crime that can't be explained, when the dead make their presence known, who are you going to call? The Krewe of Hunters!
New York Times bestselling author Heather Graham brings back the Krewe of Hunters! The FBI's unit of paranormal investigators is solving unusual crimes in some of America's most fascinating and mysterious places...The Night Is Watching: In the Old West town of Lily, Arizona, a historic theater and former bawdy house offers performances for tourists. Then a real skull is found among the props. Krewe member Jane Everett has to work with the local sheriff, whose great-great-grandmother was an actress there--and she doesn't seem to be resting in peace!The Night Is Alive: Savannah is a town of beauty, history...hauntings. New FBI agent Abigail comes home to the family's 1750s inn, which comes complete with a ghostly pirate captain--and discovers her grandfather murdered. And that's just the beginning. It takes Malachi Gordon of the Krewe to help her solve these crimes...The Night Is Forever: Something happened during the Civil War on a historic ranch outside Nashville. But what does that have to do with the murders being committed now? Then Olivia Gordon, a therapist who works at a facility called the Horse Farm, sees a ghost rider in the sky. Time to bring in the Krewe of Hunters!"Bestseller Graham launches the third arc in her paranormal romantic suspense Krewe of Hunters series with a rousing tae..." --Publishers Weekly on The Night Is Watching
The battle was raging, the air hot with smoke, loud with rifle fire. Then the air turned dim with an eerie mist, and for Jason Tarkenton, captain of the Confederate cavalry, the true nightmare began. Vickie Knox was today's woman dressed like yesterday's, wearing Yankee garb to play a part. But playacting ended when a Reb stepped out of the mist and took her prisoner--for real. They never should have met, never should have battled--never should have loved. But something had gone wrong with time itself, weaving together past and present like torn threads of a tattered tapestry. Something had gone wrong, and in mending such shredded silk, their love--and their lives--might be the final sacrifice.
A Confederate soldier plunges through a portal in time . . . into the future and into the arms of a modern woman Confederate cavalry captain Jason Tarkenton is fighting the battle of his life, desperate to save his fellow comrades-in-arms from their hated Yankee enemies. Suddenly, he hears a thunderous crack in the sky. The earth beneath his feet begins to shift as he is engulfed in darkness and mist. Virginian Vickie Knox has spent most of her life listening to her grandfather's tales about the Civil War. To humor his obsession, she agrees to don authentic garb for their farming town's reenactment of a battle. But the stranger in rebel uniform who accosts her and takes her captive isn't part of the festivities. He's the real deal--a soldier in Robert E. Lee's army who left unfinished business back in 1862. Neither of them expects to fall in love. If Jason returns to the past, he could change the course of history--and risk losing Vickie forever. Unless she is willing to gamble her future on a love stronger than time itself . . . This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
It's Christmas Eve, and all is neither calm nor bright. With a storm paralyzing New England, the O'Boyle household becomes prey to a pair of brutal escaped killers desperate to find refuge. Skyler O'Boyle is convinced the only way they can live through the night is by playing a daring psychological game to throw the convicts off their guard. Threatened by a pair of Smith & Wessons, she has to pray that the rest of her family will play along, buying them time. Her one hope for rescue is that the men are unaware that her daughter, Kat, has escaped into the blizzard. But as the wind and snow continue to rage with all the vehemence of a maddened banshee, her prayers that Kat can somehow find help seem fragile indeed. When Kat stumbles on a third felon, half-frozen and delirious, her shock deepens, because she recognizes Craig Devon immediately. What is the onetime love of her life doing back in town--and in such company? With the threat of death hanging over the O'Boyles, Craig is desperate to unload a vital secret that could change their destiny. But can he trust Kat with the truth? Because one false move and everything he's sacrificed will shatter--and this could be everyone's final Christmas alive.
An object of desire? Or of fear?It was stolen from a New Orleans grave-the centuries-old bust of an evil man, a demonic man. It's an object desired by collectors-and by those with wickedness in their hearts.One day, its current owner shows up at Danni Cafferty's antiques shop on Royal Street, the shop she inherited from her father. But before Danni can buy the statue, it disappears, the owner is found dead...and Danni discovers that she's inherited much more than she realized. In the store is a book filled with secret writing: instructions for defeating evil entities. She'd dismissed it as a curiosity...until the arrival of this statue, with its long history of evil and even longer trail of death.Michael Quinn, former cop and now private investigator, is a man with an unusual past. He believes that doing the right thing isn't a job-it's a way of life. And the right thing to do is find and destroy this object weighted with malevolent powers. He and Danni are drawn together in their search for the missing statue, following it through sultry New Orleans nights to hidden places in the French Quarter and secret ceremonies on abandoned plantations.Cafferty and Quinn already know that trust in others can be misplaced, that love can be temporary. And yet their connection is primal. Mesmerizing. They also know that their story won't end when this case is closed and the dead rest in peace once again.
Can true love prevail over seven long years apart?Wild and youthful Tracy Kuger seduces her father's band mate Leif Johnston into a whirlwind affair. But when her controlling family finds out, they pull the lovers apart and whisk Tracy away to Switzerland, never to see Leif again. That is, until seven years later, when a sudden tragedy forces them back into each other's lives. Is it possible for the past to stay buried? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
Two novellas of love, secrets, and heart-stopping adventure from bestselling author Heather Graham In "Lonesome Rider," born to a Sioux mother and a white father, Blade McKenna grew up between two opposing worlds, never wholly belonging to either. The Civil War brought him yet more sorrow and loss. Now Blade is a man who lives only for revenge. This violent, merciless wilderness is no place for beautiful Easterner Jessica Dylan, who is on her own mission to clear her late husband's name. Rescuing the elegant, emerald-eyed beauty from marauding Apaches exacts a higher price than Blade is willing to pay. Unless the promise of love can ease a bitter loner's heart . . . In "Wilde Imaginings," Allyssa Evigan arrives in an ancient town on the English moors to claim her inheritance. She has no idea why the great-grandfather she never knew left her magnificent Fairhaven Castle--or why her mother died with words of guilt on her tongue. And who is the dark, haunting stranger who fetches her at the station on his midnight steed? Handsome, brooding Brian Wilde, who lives at a hunting lodge nearby, denies ever having seen her before. Is Allyssa losing her mind? Or is danger stalking her? Brian's touch might fill her with fire, but Allyssa begins to fear that he is the keeper of the castle's deadly secrets. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
A horror-movie-obsessed killer stalks a soap-opera starletAnything can happen on Valentine Valley. People recover from amnesia, awake from comas, and rise from the dead--all to the delight of the daytime soap's millions of fans. But while Valentine Valley may be glamorous onscreen, behind the camera the soap's grueling production schedule punishes actors, directors, and writers in the name of ratings. Soap star Jennifer Connolly is near her breaking point, and a murderer is about to push her over the edge. As Jennifer struggles to care for her ill mother, a serial killer stalks the lot, committing a gory string of murders inspired by classic Hitchcock films. Jennifer is his next target and he wants to give her what every actress wishes for: to never age another day. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
She was the heroine of her people....With her extraordinary violet eyes, French Countess Melisande was a prize for any man. But the teenage hellion who rode into battle to defend her people belonged to the warrior who saved her life, made her his bride, then disappeared for years. Now Conar MacAuliffe had returned to claim his wife, now a ravishing woman determined to fight for her freedom at all costs. But the proud beauty who feared no man suddenly feared herself and the passionate embrace of the husband who vowed to never let her go.He was the mighty viking conqueror they called...Lord of the Wolves, a legendary warrior whose greatest challenge would come with the woman he was destined to wed. In the fiery Countess Melisande he would find his heaven and hell. Even as he waged war for her heart, he dared not to yield his own. Even as he laid sweet, seductive siege to her body, he tried to shield his soul. It would take a common enemy, a little trust, and a united front to awaken them both to a love that could change their lives forever.From the Paperback edition.
The stunning North American Woman series concludes with this sexy tale of a revolutionary hero and the alluring Tory colonist who is forced to marry him. Red-hot desire burns in the two lovers who trust each other only as far as the bedroom.
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Martine would do anything to save her ranch, even if it means putting everything--including her heart--in the hands of a handsome stranger When Kane Montgomery came riding into Martine Galway's life like a savior, he seemed too good to be true. A ranch owner, Martine is on the verge of losing everything--and Kane is her last hope. She knows she shouldn't trust this stranger, but Kane claims that his interest in Martine's fate is genuine, and though she's never been a naive woman, she's worried that she might be acting like one now. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
Magic and love intertwine in this tale of romantic suspense by bestselling author Heather Graham Regina Delaney loves making children happy. Playing Dierdre Dinosaur for adoring audiences at the theme park she started with her twin brother, Max, gives the local kids--and Reggie--countless hours of innocent pleasure. But make-believe morphs into suspicion of murder when Max's ex-wife vanishes . . . and Max becomes the prime suspect. Reggie is determined to uncover the truth and clear her brother's name. So is Wesley Blake. The ex-military intelligence officer believes in his best friend's innocence--which means someone has set Max up. Gathering intel is the easy part. Resisting Max's gorgeous sister is something else. But soon Wes has a more critical mission: stopping a diabolical plot and protecting Reggie from someone who has marked her for extinction. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Heather Graham, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
A little comfort, caring and compassion go a long way toward making the world a better place. Just ask the dedicated women handpicked from countless worthy nominees across North America to become this year's recipients of Harlequin's More Than Words award. To celebrate their accomplishments, five New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors have honored the winners by writing short stories inspired by these real-life heroines.We hope you're stirred by More Than Words to become a real-life heroine in your own community.
De la noche a la mañana Rhiannon, hija de un rey sajón, se ha visto convertida en una atractiva ofrenda. Su padre, deseoso de agradecer la ayuda que recibió de los vikingos de Irlanda en la lucha contra los agresores daneses, la ha entregado en matrimonio al aguerrido príncipe Eric. De nada sirve que ella se niegue con todas sus fuerzas. Sabe que está condenada a compartir su vida con un hombre tempestuoso y feroz por el que solo siente desconfianza y rencor. Pero en ocasiones los modales más rudos esconden virtudes insospechadas que solo los ojos más atentos pueden descubrir.
"She almost looked as if she slept, except. . . The trident had pierced through her. And the snow-white gown was turning ever more crimson. "Four years ago, while vacationing at their country estate in Scotland, Jon Stuart watched his wife plummet from the balcony to a horrific death. Although cleared of any involvement, he's endured years of public suspicion--losing friends and his good standing in the community. But this was no accident, and now he's determined to prove it was murder. Orchestrating a dangerous plan, Jon has gathered the prime suspects at the scene of the crime. The stage is set as past and present collide, old lovers reunite. . . and a killer plots another perfect crime.
www.eHeatherGraham.comMIDNIGHT IN SAVANNAH... It's a city of beauty, history...hauntings. And one of the most haunted places in Savannah is a tavern called The Dragonslayer, built in the 1750s. The current owner, Gus Anderson, is a descendant of the original innkeeper and his pirate brother, Blue. Gus summons his granddaughter, Abigail, home from Virginia, where she's studying at the FBI Academy. When she arrives, she's devastated to find him dead. Murdered. But Abby soon learns that Gus isn't the only one to meet a brutal and untimely end; there've been at least two other victims. Then Captain Blue Anderson starts making ghostly appearances, and the FBI's paranormal investigation unit, the Krewe of Hunters, sends in Agent Malachi Gordon. Abby and Malachi have a similar ability to connect with the dead...and a similar stubbornness. Sparks immediately begin to fly-sparks of attraction and discord. But as the death toll rises, they have to trust each other or they, too, might find themselves among the dead haunting old Savannah!
www.eHeatherGraham.comA Ghost Rider in the Sky? What happened here, on a historic ranch outside Nashville, during the Civil War? And what's happening now? Olivia Gordon works at the Horse Farm, a facility that assists patients with mental and physical recovery; her specialty is animal therapy. She's always loved her job, always felt safe...until now. People are dying, starting with the facility's founder, whose body is discovered in a ravine on the property-site of a massacre in 1862. And before every death, Liv sees a horse and rider, wearing a soldier's garb, in the night sky.... Warning? Omen? Or clue? Liv calls in her cousin Malachi and his Krewe, an FBI unit of paranormal investigators, to discover the truth. New Krewe member Dustin Blake knows they need Liv's involvement in the case, yet he's worried about her safety. Because he and Liv quickly become more than colleagues...and he doesn't want to lose her to the endless night.
The Old West town of Lily, Arizona, is home to the Gilded Lily, a former theater...and bawdy house. These days, it offers theatrical productions geared to tourists, but the recent discovery of a skull, a real skull, among the props and costumes shakes everyone up.So, who do you call? The Krewe of Hunters, a special FBI unit of paranormal investigators. In this case, it's agent Jane Everett. Jane's also a talented artist who creates images of the dead as they once were. But the Krewe always works with local law enforcement, and here that means Sloan Trent, former Houston cop and now sheriff. His great-great-grandmother was an actress at the Gilded Lily...and she's not resting in peace.Then more remains appear in the nearby desert. As they search for answers, using all the skills at their disposal, Jane and Sloan find themselves falling into danger-and into love.
Moira Kelly has come home to Boston to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with family and friends. The last thing she expects to find in the family pub is the undercurrent of danger as talk turns to politics. All too quickly, Moira finds herself struggling with the anger of her old flame, Dan O'Hara, and the convictions of her new love, Michael McLean. Torn between them, she becomes a pawn in a conspiracy that promises to bring the violence and hatred of a different time and place to her own backyard. This passionate, close-knit community is harboring a traitor. And as the chilling acts of evil unfold around her, Moira must face the fact that a generation is not long enough to soften revenge.
Guided by visions as she hunts for her father's murderer, Alexandra Gordon returns to Victory, Texas--and lands straight in the arms of fearsome lawman Cody Fox. A dedicated soldier in the war against evil, Cody wears his battle scars with honor, all the while hiding a shameful secret from the perceptive Alexandra. Their attraction to one another is instant and unstoppable, but soon it may cost Alex her life. For an ancient evil has been awakened and is stalking the townsfolk after dark. . . . To protect Alex, Cody must choose between a showdown with the devil--and the fiery beauty whose kisses soothe his tormented soul.
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