Nothing can make a woman feel safer than the secure embrace of a loving lawman. Psychiatrist Nikita Sorensen was shaken by the unexplained deaths at the Beldon-Drake Hospital--and unsettled by the too-sexy homicide cop sent to investigate the crimes. Officer Daniel Vachon's bold approach toward suspects squared him with Nikita, who was bound to protect her patients' privacy, But it was soon clear someone at the hospital--a doctor with a secret, a patient out of control?--was a murderer after Nikita. And only in the protection of Daniel's strong arms did she feel safe. Only in his eyes did she see that his commitment ran beyond his badge. Would their love have a chance with a killer closing in...?
HER PROTECTOR Bella Conlan was a woman with a past... One she couldn't remember. The first nine years of her life were shrouded in a mist as thick as the fog of her native San Francisco--and now those lost years were coming back to haunt her. Then out of the darkness came a man named Malone. The strong, silent type, Sean Malone was disarmingly sensual, the only person Bella could trust in a world with no landmarks. The passion that smoldered between them was rivaled only by the danger surrounding them. Someone didn't want her to remember and Bella needed to know: Was the man by her side her savior...or her betrayer? A woman alone...with no one to trust. Where can she run? Straight into the arms of HER PROTECTOR
Will the bayou with its mysteries protect them or pull them down into its depths?Proprietress of the Rose Noire salon and New Orleans native Mia LeMay has secluded herself in the French Quarter-a place safe for those with secrets-for as long as she can remember. But when Mia is witness to a murder, fear and desire morph into one when agent Rick Ryder barges into her cloistered world.With Mia as his guide they enter the glades of Louisiana looking for a killer, but find more mystery and specters in the swampland. The darkness is a lure to Mia and Rick as they discover attraction in the shadows that are a welcome cover for a killer. Together, as they start to fall in love, nothing is what it seems-least of all the ghosts of their pasts.
CHRISTMAS PAST...For billionaire Jack Ransom, the holidays always held bad memories. This year was no exception as the self-proclaimed Ghost of Christmas Past kidnapped his sister.To get her back alive, the reclusive corporate raider had only one hope.CHRISTMAS PRESENT...Attorney Noel Lawson saw a side to Jack that was kept hidden from the world and made him want more than money could buy. But even she couldn't figure out the madman's twisted mind games.CHRISTMAS FUTURE?As the holiday approached and the games grew deadlier, it became clear that the kidnapper wanted more than Jack's money. He wanted Jack's woman...and his life.
IS NICK LAW MAN ENOUGH TO SOLVE THE GREATEST MYSTERY OF ALL-THE HEART?For Nick, the case of the Snow Globe Killer had grown as cold as the snow-covered Colorado mountains. Then architect Sasha Myer came to town-fitting the profile of every victim.After an avalanche trapped her on the wrong side of Smoking Gun Pass, the willful woman wished she'd heeded Nick's warning. Especially with a murderer in their midst. Stranded in the biting wind and driving snow, Sasha and Nick generated their own heat that threatened to thaw the cowboy's heart. But Nick had to stay focused because he was all that stood between a cold-blooded predator and his doe-eyed prey....
He brought danger to her doorstep... Shot and bleeding, cowboy cop turned U. S. Marshal Gabriel McBride had nowhere to go, no one else he trusted except the very woman who wanted nothing to do with him. Tracking a fugitive, he'd been ambushed by a hit man. A hit man he'd unwittingly brought straight to Alessandra Norris. It had been the risks he'd taken, the secrets he'd kept, that had broken them apart. And now Alessandra was right in the thick of them, fleeing into the Black Hills with a rifle scope aimed at her back and a rogue marshal at her side. But the gravest danger came from McBride himself-a man whom she'd never stopped loving....
A serial killer is targeting Detective Vanessa Connor's oldest friends, and evidence--the sicko left his calling card in her home--shows she's the next victim. But Vanessa refuses to run scared. She's a cop. And she's determined to make full use of her years on the force to trap the murderer herself. So when a federal agent is assigned to protect her and catch the perp, Vanessa isn't exactly cooperative. She doesn't need a bodyguard--particularly one as dangerously attractive, dangerously seductive as Rick Maguire. His powerful arms make Vanessa feel safer than she wants to admit. Especially when the killer gets close enough to cross them both off his list.
An estate haunted by over a hundred years of tragedy-and Donovan Black stood at the heart of it. Like Darkwood Manor, Donovan was an utter mystery. An FBI sharpshooter who couldn't break away from his past, he only wanted to make sure that history didn't repeat itself-especially now that the manor had a lovely new owner. Isabella Ross had either discovered the perfect vacation spot or her final resting place. Now her only hope for survival is a man who doesn't want her around-a man she can't seem to resist. But the secrets in his family's attic threaten to consume them both, and something-or someone-won't rest until the manor house is empty. . . ;.
SOMEONE WAS WATCHING DR. MELIANA MAYNARD'S EVERY MOVE...First, there were the single white roses. In her home, her office, her car. Then, the notes came.... And the nightmare began. The skillful surgeon was in trouble-and now the only man who could protect her from a madman was her estranged husband, ex-FBI agent Johnny Grand.But uncovering the identity of a shadowy stalker seemed less frightening than facing the feelings provoked by the one man she'd never stopped loving. Meliana would stand strong against her twisted pursuer, but with Johnny...she'd surely buckle the minute he held her in his arms.
KISSES AND CURSES MADE FOR BEWITCHING BEDFELLOWSLike a specter, Detective Armand LaMorte moved with the shadows, stealthy and secretive, and was an expert tracker. Crescent City criminals didn't have a chance when he was on their trail-and no woman had a chance of resisting his native-born allure....Eden Bennett was no exception. In her darkest hours, Armand offered her strength and safety while a decades-old mystery threatened to destroy what was left of her family. Ensconced in Armand's cloak of security, she knew no danger. But a killer was closing in...on them both.
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Voodoo, ghosts and heroes with shadowy pasts. Welcome to the dark, seductive world of Jenna Ryan's Shadows...Black Rose: After Mia LeMay witnesses a brutal murder from her French Quarter balcony, her life is in danger. But who's the greater threat? The killer tracking her through the haunted swamps of Cajun country, or the irresistibly sexy man who's supposed to be protecting her?Blood Orchid: Dr. Kate Marshall is in the business of saving lives. But can she save herself? As an assassin stalks her through the foggy streets of San Francisco, driving her ever deeper into a world of phantoms and black magic, the only person she can trust is the brooding trauma surgeon who's also a target.Scarlet Bells: Rosemary Sayer never wanted her second sight. Now it's made her the target of a voodoo-obsessed madman. Back in the bayou, a former navy SEAL is her only ally-and soon, he's much more. But, as the killer drives them toward a final reckoning, Rosemary and her lover are forced to question everything they think they know about themselves and each other....
A dying man's last words threatened to reveal the identity of a powerful crime boss, and after hearing them, Dr. Maya Santiago knew her life was in danger. As a killer stalked her, only one man could help....Homicide lieutenant Stephen Talbot had always wanted Maya. Even though he didn't feel worthy of the compassionate doctor, he was determined to protect her at all costs--especially from himself.But as he and Maya grew closer...and the killer drew nearer...could she convince him to put his heart on the line as well?
Twelve nights and counting down to ChristmasEvery Christmas the threats started again. They came delivered in red greeting cards, and this year Romana was forced to take them seriously. Even if it meant turning to Jacob Knight--the sexy detective she'd always kept at arm's length. After seven years, he was bigger, stronger and more man than she was prepared for. His dark past endangered Romana--but only his arms could provide protection from the convicted killer bent on exacting revenge. And as the nights grew longer and more difficult, their passions threatened to erupt--and expose them to dangers as irresistible as they were reckless.
HE'D LANDED IN A TOWN STEEPED IN CURSES AND LEGENDS Ethan McVey was in Raven's Hollow to fill in for the police chief, not get entangled in a decades-old legend. But one look into Amara Bellam's striking gray eyes-eyes that had haunted his dreams for fifteen years-and he was helpless to turn his back on the vulnerable beauty. He vowed to keep her safe from the killer targeting her. Amara couldn't deny the parallel between the recent murders and her family's local lore...nor could she ignore her undeniable attraction to her dark and mysterious protector. But as the danger to her life increased, Amara questioned if the killer was truly after her for her past, or was seeking to destroy something much closer to home.
P.I. Damon Marlowe always found his man--or, in this case, his woman. Tracking down Darcy Nolan at his client's request was a piece of cake for the ex-cop. But there was something about this assignment that didn't sit right with him. When the attractive blonde was attacked, put into danger by his unwitting exposure, Marlowe told himself he had no choice but to flush out her would-be killer. After all, he had compromised the cover of a protected witness to a crime.But was it the guilt that drove him...or a deeper emotion he'd long since buried? Try as he might, Darcy roused feelings he'd rather deny. But for Marlowe, the motive didn't matter. The killer was making his move, and now Darcy was his to protect....
The reappearance of Rogan signaled she needed protection. They'd lived together for months in a safe house, her life in this mysterious detective's hands. Dark haired and heavyhearted, Rogan had allowed his and Jasmine's fates to be intertwined, just as someone from her past sought to kill her....Rogan and Jasmine had ended their romance because of the danger it had brought. Now, if they hoped to stop the killer, they would have to revisit Raven's Cove, the birthplace of the ancient legend he twisted to suit his dark mission. And uncover the secrets still left between them...
Old secrets and a local legend force Sadie Bellam to put her trust in an easy-on-the-eyes detective in Raven's Hollow by Jenna Ryan Every small town has hidden secrets. But Raven's Hollow is also hiding a murderer. Twenty years ago, Detective Eli Blume's stepsister was killed. Though the killer was never found, Eli was forever changed by the family tragedy. Now another woman Eli cares about has been targeted: Sadie Bellam, whose legacy is closely tied to the town's eerie legends.... Sadie knows her stalker is no ghost, but a flesh-and-blood villain. And while she appreciates Eli's protection, their mutual attraction poses its own danger. Once that attraction ruined the life she thought she wanted; now Eli may be the only person standing between her and becoming yet another victim haunting Raven's Hollow....
Lose yourself in four eerie, atmospheric tales of romance...and revengeIn a decaying mansion, a ghostly presence refuses to relinquish the artist she's long haunted to a new lover and muse. In an ancient Cornish castle, an innocent woman may be sacrificed to a family's legacy of madness. On the fringes of a Welsh estate, a vengeful figure targets the long-lost daughter of a cursed clan. In the Louisiana bayou, a serial killer hunts the one woman who can bring his demonic crimes to light. If you love Gothics by Victoria Holt, Daphne du Maurier and Barbara Michaels, and enjoy dark romance, then delve into the new Shivers Collection. Four beguiling stories, one great price.DARKENING AROUND ME by Barbara J. HancockLEGACY OF DARKNESS by Jane GodmanDEVIL'S EYE by Dawn BrownBLACK ROSE by Jenna RyanMood, mystery...romance that makes you shiver. Look for more titles coming in April 2014.
Local legend said that sacrifice was the truest love of all...Returning to her ancestral home, Raven Blume needed a new start. So she opened a medical clinic in order to escape the danger that had torn her life apart-and claimed her husband's life. But local legend spoke of a ghost, a reincarnated soul haunting her house, the one high up on Raven's Ridge....Lurking within the mist was the man she thought dead. Aidan McInnis remained out of sight, venturing close enough to touch his Raven, but not daring to. The moment he did, he put a target on her back. Time was running out and Raven was quickly becoming familiar with danger. Aidan would die again if he had to-especially if it was the only way to protect her.
Secrets and late nights were as much a part of the man as his badge and black leather Detective Riker was six feet tall with a lithe body and dark eyes that gave new meaning to the word seductive. He was an intriguing package, concealing something behind an emotional barricade. And while Devon Tremayne was sure she could trust him with her safety, she couldn't be certain about her heart. A serial murderer had targeted Devon as the next victim and promised to strike at midnight on the eve of Christmas. Posing as an undercover cop was the only way Riker could expose the killer and protect Devon. But could Riker control his mounting desire for Devon before Christmas came....?
He didn't look like a hero.Someone was was stalking attorney Victoria Summers. She didn't know why, when or where her shadow would strike next, but one threatening note gave her a shocking lead-to the only man who could save her. They called him Torbel. Dangerously enticing, this P.I. had questionable connections to London's underground world of greed, murder...and seduction. As Torbel led her through the foggy streets of danger and darkness, she got closer to a desire she could not resist. But then she found out who her so-called protector really was....There's nothing sexier than the strong arms of the law!
No one knew what Noah Graydon looked like, but they'd all heard the rumors. How he'd been broken, even scarred, on his last case. How he never showed his face. . . until the day he took an overwhelming interest in one very special agent. Angel Carter would have been a serial killer's next victim if not for Noah. The rescue gave her a glimpse into his world of shadows--yet she dared to want more. To really know if the passion between them was real. They would have to come face-to-face if the killer was to be caught--and Noah could only conceal his body from Angel for so long. . . .
THE MAN WAS HARD TO RESIST...Aidan Brodie's sensual stare could seduce a woman almost against her will. Samantha Giancarlo found herself to be no exception. Her reporter's instincts screamed at her to stay far away. But fate-in the form of a woman in black-had united them for a reason....An explosive interview with the stranger thrust Sam into the thick of a murder investigation. And when her search revealed truths that struck too close to home, she was forced to heed other, more womanly instincts.... She had no choice but to accept the safety of Aidan's strong embrace-and the protection he was only too eager to provide.
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