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Colleen Deering.She'll do anything for her sister, Sheila. And if her gift takes up nine months of her life and entails morning sickness and stretch marks, well, what are sisters for? Because what Sheila wants-more than anything in this world-is a baby. And it will be Sheila's baby; Colleen has assured her sister of that. She's doing this for Sheila.Michael Delaney.Handsome and reserved, he's Colleen's brother-in-law, Sheila's husband. He, too, wants a baby-with all his heart. When Colleen offers to be a surrogate for his wife, he's stunned. But Michael eventually accepts the idea-and he's deeply grateful for Colleen's gift of love.Tragically, Sheila never even gets a chance to hold the baby. In their sorrow, Colleen and Michael turn to each other, only to discover an unacknowledged attraction-a dangerous attraction. Dangerous, because they both want Sheila's child....
On a beautiful spring night Mindy Fenton went to bed thinking all was right in her world. Before the night was over everything had changed.Mindy was awakened by Brendan Quinn with the news that her husband had been shot and killed. Now Mindy was alone, nearly broke and pregnant. And Quinn-a man who had never hidden his contempt for her-was the only one she could turn to. For the sake of his best friend, Quinn was offering Mindy and her child a future...if she could accept it.
A cop's creed: If your partner dies, take care of his family. John McLean is a single father and a cop-and he takes all his duties seriously. A year ago, after her husband died, he added Natalie Reed to his list of responsibilities. At first, that just meant helping around the house. Then a body is found in her den. . . . Once he learns the victim's identity-and his connection with Natalie's husband-John realizes the safest place for Natalie is with him. He knows it's the honorable thing to do. But even when you're right, it isn't easy to feel good when you're falling in love with your partner's wife.
Prosecutor David Owen has fond memories of growing up in small-town Washington State. But he outgrew that place-and his family-long ago and hasn't felt the need to return. Until the day a tragedy shakes the town and calls him back to a community desperate for hope and healing. In the emotional fallout, he never expects to find Acadia Henderson again.For one teenage summer they hovered on the edge of a sweet attraction before she moved away. Now as adults, that same attraction is there...only, hotter and way more intense. This seems like the wrong time to find a connection. But it could be the perfect time to move on...with each other.
Helen Schaefer isn't getting marriedThat's what she's decided, anyway-because she simply can't stand to think she could love and lose again. After the death of her husband, she let her daughter down terribly and she's not about to risk hurting Ginny a second time.And meeting widower Alec Fraser-who's still dealing with his own grief-isn't enough to change her mind...at first. But after Helen spends some time with him, she starts to realize how much they have in common. Is it possible that Alec might want to have a relationship without commitment? And what will she do if he doesn't?
Was She Falling In Love With the Man? Or the Badge?A few weeks ago, Karen Lindberg wouldn't have had to ask herself that question. But she hadn't met Neal Rowland then. And in a small town torn apart by suspicion-by danger-the local police chief meant protection. Maybe Karen had always harbored a secret wish to find a man stronger than she was, a man who could take care of her.Nonsense! Karen was a born rebel who'd never wanted to depend on anyone. It was time she took matters into her own hands and stopped waiting passively for a man to protect her. And if Neal couldn't accept that-accept her right to choose her own risks-then he wasn't the man for her.Her decision made perfect sense. In the daylight. But in the dark of night, all that matters is love.
Beth Sommers isn't looking for love. She's concentrating on her daughters and her business-and on convincing her ex-husband that their marriage really is over. Even if she was looking, it wouldn't be at a man like Sheriff Jack Murray. She knows Jack's a good cop, a good man . . . one she can count on. She still figures she'll be better off with a quiet, gentle-maybe even slightly boring-guy. She's already had enough excitement to last her a lifetime. But before long, Jack has her thinking that his kind of excitement is exactly what she needs.
Adopting one child is challenge enough for a single woman like Suzanne Chauvin. Now that she has the chance to adopt a brother and sister who shouldn't be separated, she has to keep her life as simple as possible. Which means she doesn't have time for an added complication in the form of her neighbor Tom Stefanec. Tom knows too much about Suzanne's past. . . and she knows nothing about his.
Gary Lindstrom doesn't remember ever being a child named Lucien. So when his long-lost sister calls to remind him of who he was, he tells her he's not interested. But even he can't resist the pull of the past, and he goes to meet the only family he has left. Little does he know that he's also going to meet Rebecca Wilson. . . . Rebecca has never met anyone like Gary. He's attractive and successful, but determined to go through life alone. His first attempt at marriage was a bust and he doesn't want kids. She knows there's no future for them. But how can either ignore what's developing between them?
A child is missing. The words chill Detective Mike Ryan and bring to mind memories of his own tragedy.He'll dedicate every resource he has until the girl Sicily is found, safe...and alive. His investigation hits a snag with Sicily's aunt and guardian, Beth Greenway. Beth's cool demeanor is at odds with the situation, making him suspicious. She's definitely hiding something. But the more time he spends with her, the less he believes that something is about the missing niece. And with all that contact, Mike sees Beth's vulnerabilities. Suddenly, he wants to protect her, even while he wants to know her secrets.As the search hits one roadblock after another, Mike's dedication intensifies. He needs to bring Sicily home for Beth...but also for the future he wants with them.
Being a big-city cop and being in control means everything to Bruce Walker. He knows how destructive a man can be when given the chance. That's why he's vowed never to get involved. All that changes the moment he meets psychologist Karin Jorgenson. The connection between them is instant, intense. . . something he's tempted to explore. Regardless of how Bruce feels, though, he can't let go of everything he knows. His control is even more important now that they're involved in a domestic violence case. Karin insists he's a different man than the one he sees in the mirror. But can he trust her--and himself--enough to open his eyes and see it, too?
More than anything, Officer Nell Granstrom wants to stop history from repeating itself. Born to a sixteen-year-old mother, Nell had her daughter, Kim, at the same age. Now Kim's sixteen and has a serious boyfriend. But how much weight can Nell's words have? Years of living a careful life are over, because she's made another mistake. After witnessing a terrible crime, Nell turns to her new partner for comfort-which leads to a second unplanned pregnancy. Despite his reputation, Hugh McLean will no doubt offer to do the right thing. But would marriage to a man she hardly knows (and isn't sure she likes) work? for Kim's sake, For the baby's sake, Is Nell brave enough to try?
PATTON'S DAUGHTERSThe people of Elk Springs, Oregon, thought Ed Patton was a good man, a good cop, a good father. But his daughters know the truth....Abby's the third Patton sister. The baby. The one everyone said was privileged, spoiled. But a childhood with a harsh unapproachable father and only vague memories of a mother wasn't easy. Even if she did work hard to make it look that way.Now Abby's determined to live up to her image and have fun. Until she meets Detective Ben Shea, a man who's plenty serious-about his job, his life and suddenly her.Maybe, just maybe, it would pay to get serious.
What would you think if one day your wife disappeared, and everyone believed you were responsible?How would you feel if the only thing that kept you from being arrested was your child's insistence that his mommy told him she was leaving?and what would you do if you suspected your son was lying?One day Craig Lofgren came home to discover that his wife was gone. He and his kids have been living in a nightmare ever since. The police think he killed her; the neighbors do, too. The only bright spot is Robin McKinnon, The one person who believes in Craig. But until his wife is found he has nothing to offer her. Welcome to purgatory.
Insta-MomWhen a car accident robs businesswoman Kyra Tierney of her best friend, she finds herself the proud--or rather, bewildered--mom of a newborn. She can hardly accept help from builder Dylan Jones, even though both she and the baby find him irresistible!Uber-Dedicated MomChrista Sullivan has been devoting herself to nursing her recently injured teenage daughter back to health and life. But when her daughter responds well to former rodeo cowboy Jace McCandless, how can she push him away...even if he has lost his way?And a mom who's getting...hitched?For Leila Foster, most guys aren't good enough--including too-hot detective Mark Duncan. And when her mother announces that she's getting remarried, Leila is utterly horrified. Now Leila's mom has a new lesson to teach her daughter about taking a risk on love...and it could be the hardest yet!
Seems history has a nasty way of repeating itself for Daniel Kane. It's bad enough his mother harbored a secret about his heritage. Now his ex-girlfriend Rebecca Ballard is trying to do the same thing! Not on his watch. His son is going to know who his father is.But to give his child the future he deserves, Daniel has to make nice with Rebecca. That he can do. But he's not so sure he can forgive her for keeping their child a secret. Funny thing happens, though. Spending all that time with the pair makes him realize he might still care for her....
Helen Schaefer isn't getting marriedThat's what she's decided, anyway-because she simply can't stand to think she could love and lose again. After the death of her husband, she let her daughter down terribly and she's not about to risk hurting Ginny a second time. Meeting widower Alec Fraser-who's still dealing with his own grief-isn't enough to change her mind. . . at first. But after Helen spends some time with him, she starts to realize how much they have in common. Is it possible that Alec might want to have a relationship without commitment? and what will she do if he doesn't?
As a high school vice principal, Molly Callahan is used to being the one with all the solutions. Not this time.Her teenage daughter's pregnancy has Molly questioning her own choices and unable to make the tough decisions. Figuring out what's right and wrong isn't so simple anymore, and now, more than ever, she needs someone to trust.Little does she expect that person to be Richard Ward. Their teenagers' dilemma has forced them to meet, but something much more powerful is pulling them together. This is hardly the time for Richard and Molly to think about themselves...yet she can't stop this attraction. Letting herself count on him is one thing. Letting herself fall for him? That's guaranteed to make things very complicated.
Carrie St. John: Wealthy, privileged and. . . adopted?The idea would be preposterous, except. . . Carrie has never truly felt she belonged. Now she has a sister who wants to meet her and a brother no one can find. Not to mention adoptive parents she doesn't seem to know anymore. With all the changes going on, it seems the only stable presence in her life is the P. I. who tracked her down. Mark Kinkaid has become a trusted confidant and counselor, a good friend. Could it be love she's feeling for him-or just need? Will she discard him once she's sorted things out? That's what he'd like to know.
The father they feared and hated is dead. Yet Elk Springs, Oregon, remains a town with secrets. . . Patton's Daughter: ReneeRenee Patton is a cop determined to see justice done. But the discovery of a human skull has stirred up her own ghosts-as well as feelings For The rancher who found it. For Daniel Barnard, she believes she can give up the past and have a future. If only his mother wasn't hiding something. Patton's Daughter: MegFor single mom and sheriff's deputy Meg Patton, it's time to reconcile with her sisters and get on with life. She actually starts to think she could do that with Scott McNeil, a man she meets when he agrees to care for an abandoned baby. But then he becomes the prime suspect in the murder of the infant's mother. Meg has to prove he's innocent-for her sake, As well as his.
Everyone says Kathleen Monroe is perfect-the perfect wife, The perfect hostess, The perfect mother. But after a lifetime of practice, Kathleen is beginning to wonder if perfectionism is a good thing. After all, it didn't help her marriage and might just have led to her daughter's illness. And if those aren't enough reasons for her to doubt her priorities, then meeting Logan Carr should be. Logan's great. He's kind, patient and nothing like her first husband. But to Kathleen, he's far from perfect. . . .
Ann Caldwell doesn't know who she is. She doesn't really know what she is, either. Growing up, she wanted just one thing-her father's approval. But she never got it. When she was little she was too much girl and later she wasn't enough woman. She even became a cop to please him. Now he's gone and she realizes how empty her life has become. She'd like to fall in love but doesn't know the first thing about getting a man. Even worse, The one man she wants is her partner, Juan Diaz-who has never looked at her twice. As Ann struggles to find her way, she discovers a bigger task-figuring out who has begun killing cops. She and Diaz must solve the case before anyone else dies. Is on the job the only place they're destined to be together?
When a blizzard strands Fiona MacPherson and her students in Oregon's Cascade Mountains, their only hope of survival is to seek shelter at Thunder Mountain Lodge. Their host is John Fallon, a handsome, enigmatic war veteran haunted by secrets and scars that may never heal. John Fallon never imagined he'd be playing host to this captivating teacher and her eight teenage charges. But when his solitude is shattered by their arrival, his world shifts on its axis. He needs Fiona--but does she need him? There's only one way to find out. The ex-soldier must find the courage to reach out to the remarkable woman who has transformed his life. . .
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