Penance by New York Times bestselling author Sharon Sala: After being shot, Nicole Masters's penance for cheating death dictates that she must help others--even if it means putting herself in danger. Now she and Detective Dominic Tucci-- a neighbor determined to make Nicole accept her new gift-- team up to rescue an innocent child before time runs out. . . . After the Lightning by Janis Reams Hudson: Hailey Cameron fears she's fried more than a few brain cells after she's struck by lightning and begins hearing voices. Experience has made former police detective Aaron Trent more accepting of this newfound ability than Hailey is. Especially since her gift might help him stop an underground child-smuggling ring. But has fate brought them together for another reason as well? Seeing Red by Debra Cowan: A near-death experience has firefighter Cass Holister witnessing fires before they happen. But it's proving harder to deal with Ben Wyrick--a man she once walked away from who is now investigating the blazes--than it is to handle her new talent!
A KNIGHT IN SHINING... STETSON<P> From the moment the rugged rancher swept Lisa Hampton into his arms and out of a raging blizzard, she'd never felt safer in her life. Pregnant, alone, and without a memory, what woman couldn't use a knight right about now...?<P> Wary Jack Wilder was no knight; he did what any man would have done in his boots. But Jack couldn't deny that the feisty beauty and her unborn child had pierced right through his armored heart. Funny thing --- for a man who'd sworn off women, he found himself wanting to protect Lisa and her baby... today, tomorrow... forever.
WOULD SHE RUN AWAY-WITH HIS HEART?Small town girl Blaire Harding had always kept bad boy Justin Chisholm at arm's length. But after months of wooing, she finally agreed to let him into her life-and her bed. After one remarkable night, Blaire avoided the youngest Chisholm brother like the plague, leaving Justin to wonder why.... When he discovered that Blaire was in the family way, the rogue of Cherokee Rose was eager to do the right thing and marry her. But the independent Miss Harding would rather raise her baby alone than marry a man who didn't love her. Could this cowboy convince her that he cared? Or would he end up trailing her across the state of Oklahoma?
"Are you single?" Sloan Chisholm stared down at the little girl in the roadside café. She and her younger sister were as cute as all get-out. But their mother was a knockout, and Sloan knew he was a goner when he impulsively invited Emily Nelson and her daughters to stay at his Oklahoma ranch....Why had the handsome rancher opened his home to Emily and family without even a reference? He clearly had more than a job in mind when he asked the hardluck widow to cook for him, his grandmother and two brothers. The big surprise was how passionately Emily desired him. In Sloan's arms, she was rediscovering love, and teaching her irresistible host what hearth and home really meant....
A MOST CONVENIENT MARRIAGEFun-loving bachelor Trey Wilder was in for the surprise of his life when he discovered he was the father and sole guardian of a two-week-old baby girl! But what did an alfalfa farmer know about babies? Luckily, teacher Laurie Oliver was more than happy to show him....Laurie intended to help Trey with his newborn only until the fall school season started, yet suddenly she found herself at the receiving end of a marriage proposal. But Laurie's visions of marriage were formed from love, not convenience....Still, Trey's cobalt blue eyes and ruggedly handsome looks tripped her pulse like never before. Was it only a matter of time before business turned into pleasure...and permanence?
THE RELUCTANT HERO Injured New York firefighter Nick Carlucci had long ago retreated to quiet Tribute, Texas, determined to escape his demons. He was done with remembering--and feeling. And then beautiful reporter Shannon Malloy hunted him down--and got him back to doing both. Shannon refused to let Nick avoid her. She was intent on unlocking the secrets he kept--secrets that tied in to her own painful past. But when the tenacious reporter finally gained full access to the elusive hero, would she get more than a story--say, maybe a one-way ticket to Nick's heart?
That's My Baby! DEAR DAD... Amanda Barnett had everything a little girl ever wanted. She had a big, strong daddy and lived on a Wyoming ranch. She even had a horse to ride. But Amanda was lonely, because the one thing she didn't have was a mommy to love her. WITH LOVE, MOM... So, when Tyler Barnett first met pretty Carly Baker, she seemed like a dream come true. Neither he-nor his solemn daughter-could resist her warm, loving ways. Could Carly be the one person who could touch his little girl's heart...and turn his daughter's frown into laughter once more? THAT'S MY BABY! Sometimes bringing up baby can bring surprises...and showers of love!
HIS WYATT COUNTY WOMANSheriff Dane Powell stumbled upon sassy Stacey Landers snooping around private property. And the stunning trespasser wouldn't divulge what she was doing on Wilder land. Dane's big dilemma was whether to arrest the beauty-or kiss the living daylights out of her!Stacey wasn't about to tell the sexy, take-charge lawman about her urgent family errand. Especially when she realized that Dane was friends with those upstart Wilders! But after days and nights spent in close proximity with the handsome sheriff, Stacey found herself in danger of revealing the whole truth-and losing her heart in the process....
THE WOMAN HE HAD NEVER STOPPED LOVING What under heaven had driven Bethany Martin from his arms? What had made her abandon their dreams, disappear without a trace? For years Luke Ryan had asked those questions-and cursed Beth's betrayal. But he'd never stopped loving her. Not for a heartbeat. Now Bethany was back. And Luke vowed to learn the truth. For by Beth's side stood the son Luke had never known he had. His long-lost love-and newfound child-nearly broke his heart anew. After all these years could he piece together the cruel lies that had torn them apart? Could he make his shattered family whole?
BEST FRIENDS TURNED LOVERSNeighbor to the Cherokee Rose ranch all her life, Melanie Pruitt had a special relationship with each Chisholm brother. Sloan was her crush, Justin, her fun pal, and Caleb, her best friend in the whole world. But when a simple dance with Caleb at Sloan's wedding reception led to an unexpected and steamy kiss, it stunned them both. Were they friends or lovers? Aroused and confused by their earth-shattering kiss, Melanie soon realized Caleb meant to woo her. The last thing she wanted, though, was to lose her best friend-even if it meant gaining the man of her dreams. Would Melanie fend off Caleb and his Chisholm charm, or end up in his arms-forever?
WHO WAS THE FATHER Vivacious beauty Rachel Wilder and achingly handsome Native American Grady Lewis had long shared their dreams and secrets. Their childhood pledge to never part would one day become their marriage vows. But their plans turned to dust when Grady left town with the one secret Rachel wouldn't let him share, and returned with a pint-size spitting image who was...his son? Now, years later, a twist of fate had given Grady a chance to set things right. Could their love survive? Would Grady forgive Rachel for not giving him the chance to tell her the truth about his beloved mystery child? WILDERS OF WYATT COUNTY: Their hearts are as big as the wild Wyoming sky!
RESIST ME IF YOU CAN Kat Comstock was quite an eyeful...just perfect for dating! But while Sheriff J. D. Ryan was certain the new schoolteacher would fall at his feet-just like every other single gal in town-he had a sneaking suspicion that she would play for keeps...and J.D. intended to stay single. Kat wanted to start a new life, not get involved with a man who thought he was the greatest thing since sliced bread! And she wasn't about to succumb to J.D.'s considerable charm. No, this lawman needed a lesson in humility...and she was just the woman to teach it!
When her best friend was nominated for a Bronze Star one year after her death, Amy Galloway went to Tribute, Texas, to support her friend's widower--and children. Never one to put down roots, Amy was surprised by the warm welcome she received from builder Riley Sinclair and his adorable daughters. But Amy hadn't expected to be attracted to handsome Riley. Nor had she expected the girls to treat her almost like. . . well, like a mom. And as the Sinclairs drew her further into their circle of love, Amy began to realize that Tribute might just be the home she'd been searching for all her life. . . .
INTRODUCING THE WILDERS OF WYATT COUNTY...When Belinda Randall showed up to help her widowed brother-in-law take care of his three sons, it was obvious that she had a Wyoming-sized soft spot for her beloved nephews-and that she didn't care one whit about their dad. But what Belinda had hidden for so long was her true feelings for rugged rancher Ace Wilder. For he was the only man who made her feel alive when he held her in his arms. And now that their sparring was setting off passionate sparks, was their a place for Belinda in Ace's hardened heart?Wilders of Wyatt County: Their hearts are as big as the wide open Wyoming sky
OPPOSITES...Gavin Marshall was good-looking, carefree and the most irritating man shy Anna Collins had ever met. But he was trying to bail her brother out of trouble. So she had to put up with her uninvited houseguest until her missing sibling turned up. And she didn't like it one bit. Well, maybe just a little...maybe a lot....ATTRACTStraitlaced women like Anna just weren't Gavin's type. They were too darn serious about life-and about love. But now that these temporary roommates were forced to play house together, Gavin was having very grown-up thoughts about his buddy's sister. And Gavin had never thought he needed love-until Anna.
When millionaire Wade Harrison woke from transplant surgery, his first words were, 'Hug my boys.' But he had no children! Convinced his new heart was telling him to look after his donor's sons, he headed to Texas, to set up a secret college fund...and met their beautiful mother, Dixie McCormick, who really set his pulse racing! Dixie sensed something oddly familiar in the handsome stranger, and gave him a job in her busy cafe. When Wade finally confessed the truth, she didn't know what to think - she'd already fallen for him. But now Wade faced a difficult decision - return to his life in New York, or follow his heart into Dixie's loving arms...