When Rowan Crosswhite is out of a job, she comes up with a way to make ends meet- her own phone-sex line. But when Will Foster calls, she's the one who gets all worked up. Will can't believe a woman as sexy as Rowan has to resort to giving phone sex to strangers... especially when he wants her to give it to him! Once she does, it doesn't take long to convince her that burning up the sheets is better than burning up the phone lines. Detective Wes Shaw thinks he's seen it all- until he meets Tempest Boucher. She's a blend of artistic sensuality and no-nonsense practicality that he can't resist. Too bad he suspects one of her companies is a front for an illegal sex ring... and possibly murder. Tempest always lived by the rules but being the subject of an intense investigation by a sexy cop sparks all kinds of rebellious impulses. Soon his interrogations lead to intimate confessions... and hotter explorations!
Subject: Damon Craig, Coast Guard lieutenantCurrent Status: Always ready for action--of any kind!Mission: Patrol his territory with vigilance. Arrest drug runners.Obstacle: Lacey Sutherland. Irresistibly sexy. Potential smuggling suspect?Damon is accustomed to being on the lookout for illegal activity on his watch, though it's not every day he suspects a gorgeous woman. Still, when Lacey suddenly appears at the Puerto Rico bar Damon's staked out, to meet a suspected smuggler, Damon's guard is up.Unfortunately, so is his libido--way up! Lacey is up to something, and Damon's determined to uncover all her dark secrets. He's also quite ready to uncover Lacey herself. One mysterious inch at a time...
They don't call Vegas Sin City for nothing. And now that prime tourist season is around the corner, it's time to kick some criminal butt. Enter three full-throttle Vegas detectives, ready to eat their undercover assignments alive. . . . Clarissa Rivers can't believe she's got to play fake maid to weasel her way into some of the city's dirtiest criminal activities. But pretend she's hitched, too? Meanwhile, Kim Wong is all over her undercover sting operation at the Great Wall Casino. Only problem: an old boyfriend's got intel on Kim's secret royal past. And Dorian Byrne is posing as a high-class call girl to take down a sex crimes ring. But what's with her wild-card FBI partner?High-rolling scoundrels better watch their backs this weekend, because one wrong move and all bets are off. . . .
The Claiming of Lady JoannaTerrified by rumors about her intended's wicked ways, Lady Joanna runs away from her wedding and seeks sanctuary in a church. Will the boldly handsome Lord Braden, the so-called "Warlock of Wynwydd," woo her into his arms-or sweep her away to the altar?Highland Handfast by Joanne RockYoung widow Brenna Kirkpatrick calls upon old love Gavin Blackburn to rescue her kidnapped children. The brawny Highlander agrees-if she'll handfast with him for one year. Brenna plans to abstain from Gavin's charms, but soon realizes how tempting he can be....A Marriage in Three Acts by Miranda JarrettAct one: Lord Ross Howland engages a troupe of traveling players for a performance at his estate. Act two: The dashing earl becomes utterly enchanted by the beautiful young actress Cordelia Lyon. Act three: Will this star-crossed couple find their own happy ending?
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a very, very hot night. . . Holiday Inn Bed by Jacquie D'AlessandroWhen Eric and Jessica decide to spice up their Christmas engagement, they play out their favorite fantasy--Do Not Disturb. They'll be a little tied up for the weekend in their private hotel room. . . His for the Holidays by Joanne RockWatch out--Heather Dillinger and Jared Murphy are back in the sack for some holiday sex! And this time they find that sweet revenge makes their reunion the hottest gift they never expected. . . Dear Santa. . . by Kathleen O'ReillyWhen a secret Santa invites Rebecca Neumann for a holiday getaway, she jumps at the chance. And when a sexy blast from her past appears, she's tempted to jump him, too. . .
Men are a risky proposition. It's a lesson NYPD detective Donata Casale learned the hard way. But she's moved beyond her disreputable history and is climbing the ranks at her precinct. That is, until this case--which threatens to resurrect her past--lands on her desk. Suddenly she's paired with the man who once arrested her: the dangerously sexy P. I. Sean Beringer. Donata knows Sean's rebellious ways brought an end to his career as a cop. But his methods are still more than effective at getting her motor revved high. Despite her best intentions, they're soon burning up the sheets together. With all that steamy action between them, can she distract him long enough to solve this case?
Play-it-safe book reviewer Amber Nichols is so ready to let loose. Her wild one-night-stand target? Hottie baseball player Heath Donovan. Problem? He's not exactly who she thinks he is! Team coach Heath takes one look at Amber...and wants to make her melt under his touch. Groupies aren't usually his style...but this sexily distracting woman is different. She should be...because she's not exactly a groupie! It's a hot, fast fling with incredible sex! Only it's soon coming to an end. Because temporary sex, even the earth-shaking variety, never leads to a home run. Unless these two players can let down their guards in time to let them both win this game...
Scotland, 1306Violet of Caladan refuses to be any man's prize, though her father insists she marry a warrior who can protect their land from a vicious killer. Highlander Finn Mac NÃ©ill has answered her father's call for a champion to hunt the murderer, but it is Violet who catches the seductive warrior's eye. She cannot long resist Finn's sensual pursuit, blaming a faulty love potion for her heated response to him. But the longer she serves the Highlander's pleasure, the more she discovers her own desiresâ ¦.
It's a heck of a risky shot. But five years after an ordeal in Iraq, camerawoman Stephanie Rosen's mojo has gone MIA. There's only one place she'll find it...and that's with the onetime fling who set her fantasies-and panties-ablaze five years ago!Lieutenant Daniel Murphy's nights at sea have been haunted by dreams of Stephanie and the brain-melting chemistry between them. Now he's on leave, and when Stephanie asks him to resurrect her long-lost libido, Danny doesn't think twice. Now he has twenty days to remind her what she needs. Twenty days to take his time and drive her to the edge.Twenty days to find complete satisfaction...and full surrender.
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Sports agent Dexter Brantley used to be the luckiest guy on the planet. But between the house fires, car wreck and half his clients dumping him, "Dex the Hex" is a wreck himself. Worse, there's a rumor floating about a family curse. If he weren't so paranoid, he would swear someone is out to get him! It's time to take action. Ordinarily Dex would never spend the weekend with a paranormal hunter--even the very hot Lara Wyland--but he's desperate. Still, with one sexually charged moment, Dex doesn't have to be psychic to know he's about to get lucky. Again and again. . .
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Mixing business with pleasure... The last thing Christine Chandler expects when she takes this job is to be distracted by jet-setting Vito Cesare. She should be focused on the landscaping that could make her company a success. Instead, her gaze constantly strays to Vito's hot bod. And by the sizzling looks he sends her way, he's thinking the exact same thing. Can she give into this particular temptation and walk away unscathed? Spending time with Christine is doing crazy things to Vito's libido. Yet every time he makes a seductive move, she slips away...until he proposes a fling. No hassle, no strings, just a lot of adult fun. But after just a few steamy kisses, he's breaking those rules and feeling much more than heat for her. Looks like he has to convince her that this will be her final fling!
Full-body contact never felt this good...By rights, they should hate each other.Filmmaker Jennifer Hunter doesn't want to make a hockey documentary any more than hockey defenseman Axel Rankin wants to star in one. But neither of them anticipates the molten rush of pure lust for each other, and they can't help but give in, on and off camera....The last thing Axel needs is a camera shoved in his face, probing into his life and his rocky past. Especially if the woman calling the shots is a mouthy, assertive, drop-dead, sexy redhead-who makes him want to do things that definitely require an adults-only rating!His favorite game just got a whole new set of rules....
A modern man. A medieval babe. . . Some long-distance relationships are unbelievable. LAPD weapons expert Graham Lawson is in the midst of investigating a case when he's abruptly swept into some kind of elaborate hoax. Because there's no way he's in the Middle Ages. . . even though the setting is pretty authentic. Fortunately, he's landed in the closet of a delectable gentlewoman named Linnet Welbourne. An excellent vantage point indeed. . . Fearing a potentially brutal future, Linnet is desperate to escape. Sure, Graham's sudden appearance in her wardrobe isn't exactly part of the plan--yet Linnet instinctively trusts the peculiarly attired man. As they flee, Graham inadvertently finds himself opening up a whole new world for Linnet--one free of sexual inhibitions. But even as Linnet's erotic education begins, Graham's eye is returning to his own time. . . and this could be one lesson he can't finish!
Scotland, 1890Doomed to eternal wandering for over a century, Highlander Magnus Darroch has never encountered any creature-mortal or fae-like American heiress Elizabeth Harrison. She may be considered too tall and ungainly for polite society, yet the moment she dares to kiss him, Magnus knows he must possess her.Magnus has vowed to protect Elizabeth from his family's curse even if it means they must part. But in his strong embrace, Elizabeth feels desirable for the first time. And she soon finds that no force is greater than this highland warrior's passion....Secrets of the Darroch Clan
Scotland, 1890Lillian Desalles has no business trespassing in Iain Darroch's family stronghold. By rights, the American beauty shouldn't even be able to see him. Cursed to wander the Highlands for all time, Iain appears to other mortals as a specter. Yet to Lily, he's every inch a man. And the desires that have been dormant for over a century come crashing back to life at her touch.Lily needs to claim her late husband's Scottish property if she's to have any chance of independence. Invergale keep is rugged and rough but breathtaking-as is the warrior protecting it. And loving the Highlander may free him at last...or doom her to share his fate forever.Secrets of the Darroch Clan
Subject: Navy Lieutenant Brad Riddock, explosives expert. Current Status: On leave. . . and on alert!Mission: Getting mentally prepared for his next mission. Obstacle: Getting Nikki Thornton out of his head. . . ;and into his bed. All Professor Nikki Thornton wants is to fix up the home she's inherited from a friend. The place is run-down, and she's at her wit's end dealing with her friend's hostile relations. On the upside, she has a droolingly hot neighbor-whose late-night workouts offer seriously panty-vaporizing entertainment. Explosives expert Navy Lieutenant Brad Riddock is on enforced R&R. . . but it's rapidly becoming more racy than restful! When Nikki receives threatening letters, Brad immediately offers his protection-his very personal protection. But his leave is soon over, and the threats to Nikki's safety are escalating. Will this volatile situation bring them together. . . before it tears them apart?
NYPD detective Josh Winger has never been pursued like this before. Instead of focusing on his undercover investigation, he's being distracted by the gorgeous Lexi Mansfield. Josh can't bring himself to use his best evasive maneuvers to escape her. With his thoughts on steamy nights and tangled sheets, he really doesn't want to get out of her sights. Following the tempting-looking stranger at her fund-raiser starts out as a sexy game for Lexi. She'll spend a few anonymous hours in his company and be free to move on. But she never imagines that when Josh turns his scorching gaze on her, the game rules change. Now Lexi is being pursued in the most tantalizing, skillful way...and the stakes are for more than just a few hours of sexual pleasure.
A deadly storm brings Duncan the Brave back to Cristiana Domhnaill's home, but the Highland laird is seeking more than shelter. . . ;. As their rekindled passion for each other heats up the long winter nights, Duncan is sure he can win Cristiana back and forge a much-needed alliance between their families. But Cristiana is no longer the girl she was, and hidden secrets are about to be revealed. . . ;.
Madison Blair is determined to indulge her sensual side by doing all the things she's only ever dreamed about--and sexy Nathan Abrams might be the perfect fantasy man!
Spending her days practically naked with gorgeous men should be easy. But for body double Tabitha Everheart it's a poor imitation of the real thing. Thanks to her short-lived disastrous marriage, she's an independent woman. Then a bullet shatters her apartment window and she's forced to admit she needs protection. Especially if it comes in the form of sexy cop Warren Vitalis, who takes his body-guarding duties very seriously. Nights of mind-blowing sex with Warren stir urges Tabitha thought had been forever tamped down. This passionate man is arousing not only her libido, but her emotions as well. What they have together is hot-and very temporary. At least that's what she tells herself-
Baseborn Sir Tristan Carlisle had fought his way to a knighthood. On the threshold of gaining land and power, he would not be distracted from his ultimate goal. Until, deep in the Bohemian forest, he encountered a woman with unforgettable green eyes. He never expected to see her again--but then the gypsy arrived at court as a lady-in-waiting. Convinced that she was an ambitious impostor, Tristan set out to seduce the truth from Arabella--assuming he could resist the power of her charms. . . .
The knave and the ladyQuiet and studious, Lady Ivy Rutherford is content merely to observe the intrigues and scandals of Queen Eleanor's glittering court. But then the Queen insists that Ivy would be the ideal mentor for notorious heartbreaker Roger Stancliff. Her duty? To transform the arrant knave into a courtly knight. A simple task for such a proper lady! But in the sultry castle grounds just who is educating whom? Chaste, courtly love seems much less appealing than losing herself in the passion of Roger's arms. . .
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