Rugged doctor Reeve Snyder had saved her and delivered her baby girl. He was her hero-the kind of man she would have liked to have as a friend...a lover...a father for her baby. If only.... Polly Black had been running from something-someone-when the accident had landed her in Reeve's care. He didn't want her gratitude; he wanted the truth, and he wanted her-for the three of them to be a family. Somehow he had to convince Polly that the only place worth running to...was straight into his arms.
When evil hunts by moonlight. . . When Dr. Melanie Harding comes to rural Maryland to open a veterinarian clinic, she has no intention of buying into the area's absurd werewolf legends. Until she rescues an ordinary dog shot with a silver bullet, and meets his sexy owner, Major Drew Connell. Desire can be fatalA founding member of the Alpha Force on a nearby military base, Drew has developed an elixir that helps werewolves control their shape-shifting abilities. Drew has always tried to keep his distance from the civilian population, but Melanie's sweet and gentle nature soon wears down his defenses. With the attacks on people and animals in the area mounting, can their fiery attraction withstand their toughest challenge?
Enter the darkly seductive world that exists within Nocturne Bites' with tales woven by some of the most spellbinding authors: Lisa Renee Jones, Olivia Gates, Linda O. Johnston, Barbara J. Hancock, Caridad PiÑeiro and Lydia Parks. Let them take you on a thrilling ride where you'll catch a glimpse of sensuous, sexy men who share their wildest desires in ways you thought only existed in dreams. . . . Werewolves, vampires and shape shifters. . . oh my! Don't be afraid to wake them. They've been waiting for you. . . .
From the second she reaches for his hand, Skye Rydell feels compelled to save the SWAT officer from the brink of death. Skye senses Trevor has something more to accomplish in life. Something disquieting. Important. Something involving her. Skye makes a split-second decision and, with her choice to use her Valkyrie powers to bring Trevor back to life, everything changes. For her act causes her to accidentally impart her deadly powers to Trevor. . . . And now, with a murderer hot on their heels, Trevor must grapple with his new gift, his fierce desire for Skye--and a monumental decision that will put all that he holds most dear on the line!
This is a time travel romance from the end of the 20th century to the Alaskan Klondike Gold Rush.
Read Linda O. Johnston's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. Lauren Vancouver is the head of HotRescues, a no-kill animal shelter north of Los Angeles, but it's often human nature that puts her in the path of danger. Just like when she helps rescue four adorable beagle puppies that were dumped down a drainpipe at a nasty puppy mill. One of the mill's employees has a history of dog abuse-and a bone to pick with Lauren. And when he's found dead at HotRescues after threatening her, Lauren will have to sniff out the real killer to keep herself out of a cage...
Nella and Alec had once shared a steamy relationship with the promise of a long-term commitment--unil Alec saw her transform into a lynx. Hurt that Alec couldn't accept that she is a shapeshifter, Nella moved on. . . and joined the Alpha Force, a military organization of people with paranormal abilities. Years later, Alpha Force's secrecy is being threatened by an out-of-control journalist. Charged with retrieving the information that could expose the Alpha Force, Nella is forced to team up with the last person she expects. . . Alec! Once reunited, Nella and Alec soon discover that their attraction is as strong as ever. . . but can Alec ever learn to accept Nella for who she is?
Gwynn Macka hasn't seen Brett Sorrellson in over a year, not since their relationship had ended so abruptly. Not since the brilliant, sexy man she fell for learned her secret and she'd been forced to flee.Now Brett is back with an offer to join a covert military unit of shapeshifters, and the spark of their attraction is instantly reignited. Neither can resist sharing one last night of passion, but as a cougar shifter, Gwynn had been taught only to trust her own kind. Can she truly trust Brett with her secret...and with her heart?
A dangerous exposé that could backfire at any second... Corcoris Pharmaceuticals destroyed everything for Beth Jones. Her safety. Her livelihood. Even her identity. She has to expose the truth. And she's got an unlikely ally in her undercover ruse: a lab technician who just happens to be a special agent. But Beth certainly doesn't expect the electricity between her and Daniel McManus to consume her every waking moment.... Daniel approaches each case with laserlike focus. But the sparks that fly between him and Beth are as red-hot as the danger that accompanies their every move. Will their mission be successful despite their relentless attraction?
It's been a rough month for lawyer and pet-sitter Kendra Ballantyne. Her boyfriend and sidekick, Jeff Hubbard, PI, has gone missing -- right after they decided to move in together. It sounds like a case of cold feet until the authorities find his car submerged in a canal. Kendra's panicked inquiries lead her to Jeff's Aunt Lois, an ex-pole dancer and full-time eccentric. As Kendra picks up the scent of Jeff's investigation, she wonders: Was Jeff kidnapped?
While visiting her friend Wanda, Kendra Ballantyne sets off a squabble over the building's animal policy. One week later, an anti-pet board member is found dead in Wanda's apartment. Now, Kendra must start sniffing around for the real killer.
A partner at Kendra's law firm is found murdered-and the only witness is of the avian persuasion.
The petnapping of a puppy and an iguana leads Kendra Ballantyne to her Southern California pet-sitting club, where she learns of other foul play. Then a fellow pet-sitter turns up bludgeoned to death. Kendra has her suspicions, but it soon appears she's barking up the wrong tree.
A time travel romance. Will a young girl who disappears from a wagon train in 1858 find happiness in the twentieth century?
SECRET GUARDIANHe'd been assigned to shadow Dianna Englander's every move and keep the young widow safe from the murderer who killed her politician husband. Piece of cake if veteran cop Travis Bronson could convince the stubborn businesswoman to follow his orders. The scarred officer knew the price of carelessness and would do whatever it took to keep his beautiful charge alive-even if it meant spending days and nights together. But they were in more danger than either of them suspected, not just from unknown enemies intent on keeping Dianna quiet for good, but from a passion that knew no bounds....
Spying his former lover shifting from wolf to woman provoked strong feelings in Simon Parran. And it seemed Dr. Grace Andreas had a few other secrets, including membership in the elite shape-shifting unit, Alpha Force. Having hidden his true nature from Grace for so long, Simon is unprepared to finally work side by side with her. But with biological weapons going missing and a suspected terrorist plot in the works, Simon must turn to Grace for help. Even if being with her 24/7 would ignite all the passion he'd long repressed...
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Hawk shifter Lt. Autumn Katers is proud to be a member of the Alpha Force, a highly covert military unit made up of shapeshifters like her. Her latest assignment: get close to bestselling thriller author Logan Valliere. His latest books plot features a special ops team suspiciously similar to the Alpha Force, and Autumn has to find out whos been helping him with his research. Flirting with Logan is a natural part of the job. . . but she never imagined shed feel so attracted to her sexy subject. Giving into the temptation to go him with him cant hurt her mission but will it ruin her potential future with Logan if he finds out how shes deceived him?
Saving animals and solving murders seem to go paw-in-paw for shelter manager and amateur sleuth Lauren Vancouver. But this time, mixed up in a murder that may close a much-needed new shelter. Lauren will have to keep herself and her critters safe from an unleashed killer.
Kendra?s weekend getaway with gorgeous millionaire Dante DeFrancisco turns chilling when a mother she-wold goes missing from Dante?s pet sanctuary. Now Kendra must find her?along with a killer hiding right before her eyes.
HE LIVED BY THE CODE OF THE WESTFledgling reporter Cara Hamilton had just landed the story of her life. But it was the aggravating-yet oh-soappealing-Deputy Mitch Steele trailing her every step of the way, insisting they share information, that had her heart racing. Mitch swore all he wanted was to keep her safe. Or so he tried to tell her....It was Mitch's job to protect the feisty journalist. After all, a killer was loose and Cara had stumbled upon the most recent victim. Mitch would let nothing, and no one, harm beautiful Cara. Even if ensuring her safety meant spending night and day holding her in his arms....
An alpha male meets his match... Feisty, fearless deputy sheriff Kathlene Baylor is not the submissive type. When she detects suspicious behavior on the outskirts of her Montana town, she's first to investigate. And when her own department refuses to take the anarchist threat seriously, she calls in the military. Little does she know the team assigned to her is not your average task force. Shapeshifter Jock Larabey is part of the top secret Alpha Force dispatched to the scene. He's also the sexiest man Kathlene has ever laid eyes on. And when she catches him shifting, she finds herself more aroused than scared. Jock feels the same way, and can't control it for much longer. As the danger escalates, so does their desire....
Their marriage had been a set-up, their wedded bliss an act...but the feelings Detective Jordan Dawes had for his new bride, Sara, were never part of the plan. Now, thanks to the work of an elusive serial killer, Jordan was coping with an in-name-only wife who couldn't remember her own name and the unpleasant task of telling Sara her father was dead. Not the best way to start off a supposed lifetime of happiness. But was Sara's amnesia for real or just a ploy to keep the killer at bay? Either way, could Jordan keep the danger from infiltrating Sara's hazy world...and from destroying their chances at a real happily-ever-after?
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