Evil looms but love conquers the darknessFOREVER MINE by Linda Winstead JonesMiranda Garner accidentally kills her obsessed ex-boyfriend, but he continues to stalk her...as a ghost. She turns to psychic John Stark for help-and triggers a deadly love triangle they've been caught in for centuries. Now John and Miranda must break the curse. Or lose each other forever...HAUNT ME by Evelyn VaughnDavid Fields is on life support when his spirit leaves his body-only to encounter an evil presence that's gripping the hospital...and heading straight for his estranged wife, Charis. Can David haunt the woman he still loves and protect her from a danger only he can see?SOUL OF THE WOLF by Karen WhiddonPolicewoman Amanda Riley is alone in believing a serial killer is targeting werewolves...until Nick Templeton joins the investigation. His seductive aura of darkness and danger makes Amanda suspect Nick is a shape-shifting werewolf himself. And she's not about to wait for the killer to prove it.
As redhead Molly Kincaid traveled blithely through the forest on her way to her grandmother's house, she came upon a Wolf . . . His name was Wolf Trevelayan--his enormous stature and dark, penetrating gaze made him an intimidating, almost frightening presence in these deep, dense Maine woods. And what she knew of his tangled past frightened her too. The strange death of his first wife, his sinister habits, his secretive demeanor--they all pointed to trouble. But for Molly, no rumors could trump the deep attraction she felt--a lust for Wolf that consumed her body and soul. She would willingly bow to his wild ways, even if it meant leaving everything she loved and allowing him to guide her into the unknown . . .
Wary and weary, detective Luther Malone longed to get away. Until he strolled into Cleo's and thoughts of solitary nights flew away.... Sultry and seductive in her nightclub, alluring and adorable at home, Cleo Tanner was trouble--but Luther couldn't stay away. Although he doubted Cleo had killed her ex-husband, it seemed another had done it for her. And then a second murder occurred. Was someone after people who upset Cleo? Suddenly Luther had an idea. He'd get real close to Cleo, and then she'd spurn him. That should catch the killer's attention. Yet it also meant that Luther would be captured by Cleo. But would that be punishment...or the sweetest reward...?
The murder of Crown Prince Reginald, heir to the throne of Silvershire, sets off a torrent of violence and intrigue that threatens to tear the lovely little kingdom apart. Struggling to unearth answers and bring peace to the beleaguered realm, the investigators of the Lazlo Group must protect the royal family, as well as innocents swept up in the surge of events. But amidst the escalating danger, passion flares, desire awakens, and new love is born. Bundle includes The Heart of a Ruler by Marie Ferrarella, The Princess's Secret Scandal by Karen Whiddon, The Sheik and I by Linda Winstead Jones, Royal Betrayal by Nina Bruhns, More Than a Mission by Caridad Piñeiro and The Rebel King by Kathleen Creighton.
Running to her cousin's Colorado homestead in the hopes of finding romance, Renata Parkhurst is amazed when she immediately meets wounded rancher Jake Wolfe, a determined man who is reputed to be a cold-blooded murderer.
Prepare for an exhilarating journey across the boundary of death into a shadowy, daring new world. As darkness falls on another year, five fanged rebels are ready to celebrate like never before.It's a time for bloodlust and stolen kisses, for clandestine bites and forming new bonds beneath the mistletoe. Succumb to the forbidden as these powerful vampires give you a Christmas you'll never forget....Includes five red?hot vampire stories that will make the season sizzle!
As Stuart Haley grew older, year by year, he worried more and more about the security of his famous cattle fortune. He had raised his daughters in the lap of luxury--they wanted for nothing--and all three girls had matured into lovely young women. But as he aged, Stuart craved the security that only a proper heir could provide. The two older daughters had fallen in love and left him--Stuart's only chance was that his youngest daughter, Charmaine, marry a local man and carry on in the family tradition. But that was not going to be easy. Independent and brash, Charmaine Haley had a life of her own, far away in Boston. It would be up to her father to make her return to a Kansas so incredible that life in the north would pale in comparison. A masked ball, on par with the greatest of fairy tales, would be the event of a lifetime. But to succumb to passion from behind a mask could be a cruel twist of fate--leading Charmaine back through the torment of old mistakes she thought she had left behind forever. Could the specter of true love be only old pain in disguise?
Of all the P.I. offices in all the world...Why did Lizzie Porter have to waltz into his? Wary loner Sam Travers always had a soft spot for Lizzie--and now she's grown up, with the curves to prove it. But to move on his old partner's daughter would be oh-so-wrong....Except that Lizzie won't take no for an answer. She's discovered that she might have a half sister. And she's not going to let anyone stop her on her search--even Sam!The plot thickens when someone takes a shot at Lizzie, and Sam volunteers to move in with her--just to protect her, of course. And as they puzzle out the truth, he wonders just when he'll dare move out....
When her Mustang Convertible's blown gasket leaves Catalina Lane stranded in the Arizona desert, all she hopes for is a tow truck to carry her to the nearest gas station. After being left alone at the altar, Catalina certainly doesn't expect to be swept off her feet any time soon. But when Desperado Jackson Cody whisks her away into the sunset and leads her back in time to the Old West, Catalina joins him for the ride. After all, this infamous gunslinger better known as "Kid Creede" never dreamed of a lovely 20th century lady falling into his hands. But the longer they're together the more she finds himself paralyzed by his dangerous touches and he, hungering for much more than what they have.
IN THE ARMS OF A STRANGER... John Quaid was hard, angry and lonely, everything Lucy Fain should be avoiding in a man. He was also, if she believed what she heard, an excop turned killer. But no warning could keep Lucy from this man. No suspcicion would keep her from seeking his touch... Especially not when her life was in danger and in his arms was the only place she felt safe. Lucy had made a career of telling people phony futures, but now all she was seeing was her own--with John. Could he keep her safe long enough to make her prediction come true?
Five extraordinary siblings. One dangerous past. Unlimited potential. Fans of Heroes and The X-Files will be unable to resist the mysteries of Family Secrets! This second collection contains books 5-8: Her Beautiful Assassin by Virginia Kantra, A Verdict of Love by Jenna Mills, The Billionaire Drifter by Beverly Bird and Fever by Linda Winstead Jones.
Dante Mangino was a man committed to one thing: his job. A top security specialist, he had no ties to anyone, just the way he wanted. Falling for a client was strictly taboo. But his latest assignment was about to remind him that even a man like Dante had a weakness. And her name was Sara Vance. Mayor of her hometown, Sara needed protection against a stalker. But having the man who'd loved her and left her prowling around on guard simply wouldn't do. Dante was too intense. Too. . . tempting. And that would make her stalker very, very angry. . . .
Defying her father's wishes that she find a suitor and marry, Melanie Barnett is well equipped to sharp shoot anyone who gets in her way in Paradise, Texas. She is not out to play the love game, but when a masked gunman rescues her from an attempted kidnapping, a stolen kiss overcomes her bristly facade. He is her Guardian Angel, but since no one on the ranch welcomes his alter ego, he is prepared to remain disguised as long as it takes to protect Mel. But the more things heat up between the two, the more difficult it becomes for Gabriel Maxwell to continue on simply watching over her.
Do you harbor passionate otherworldly desires where the normal and paranormal collide? Let Harlequin® Nocturne bring you into dark and dangerous territory where your senses will be awakened. This Harlequin® Nocturne bundle includes Raintree: Oracle by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Linda Winstead Jones and Cursed by Lisa Childs.Harlequin® Nocturne features 2 new full-length paranormal romances for one great price every month!
This trio of irresistible stories from Maggie Shayne, Linda Winstead Jones and Day Leclaire touch the heart of who we are and what we desire. . . ;. Melinda Terwilliger is a mild-mannered teacher-until she accidentally becomesThe Toughest Girl in Town. But she meets her match in an undercover cop determined to get to know the real Melinda. . . ;with kisses hot enough to melt any woman's heart!When law secretary Nell Rose is snowbound with a handsome stranger, keeping her New Year'sResolutionbecomes nearly impossible. Why swear off men when a romantic weekend with a reclusive writer seems to be the ideal way to ring in the new year?Plain Jayne Myleston seduced her office crush at a masked ball-and then found she'd turned up the heat with the wrong man! Even after the ball, she can't say no to herMystery Lover. That is, until Jayne finds out who he really is!
Sundown by Linda Winstead JonesAfter distancing herself from a very attractive cop, vampire Abby Brown discovers she wants only one thing for Christmas--Leo Stryker. But when a murder investigation endangers his life, she may be the one to give him a present. . . . Nothing Says Christmas Like a Vampire by Lisa ChildsSienna Briggs never knew she had a guardian vampire. But, when she stumbles across the truth surrounding the Secret Vampire Society, her guardian--the handsome Julian Vossimer--has only one solution to save the woman he's loved for so long. Unwrapped by Bonnie VanakAdrian Thorne never expected to see Sarah Roberts again. But she's presented to him as a special gift. The vampire is elated to finally avenge the werewolf who broke his heart. . . except Sarah may be the only one who can mend it!
The trial was supposed to be television reporter Shea Sinclair' s big break-- her chance to show the world she wasn' t just some empty-headed " weather girl." Then she became the story when Nick Taggert, a contractor on trial for murder, bolted from the courtroom and took her with him-- at gunpoint... .But she soon found herself an all-too-willing " hostage." This man was dangerous, all right-- especially to a woman who looked too long into those beautiful blue eyes of his-- but he was no murderer. And she intended to help him prove it. Because when they were finished running from the law, she was going to make him her prisoner-- for life... .
It started with a baseball...Which shattered Lauren Russell's perfectly ordered life. Lauren's new neighbors were about to see the Southern lifestyle columnist's temper! Then she met Cole Donovan, the sexy single dad. He was not the man from her husband list; he was too tall, too sexy-and definitely had too many kids! But somehow, looking into his blue, blue eyes, she forgot all that....Lauren was too elegant, too prim and didn't understand that his three rambunctious kids were the focus of his life. But his tempting neighbor smelled delicious, looked luscious and cooked like a dream. Cole wasn't looking for a wife, but he couldn't stay away from Lauren. Was it a recipe for disaster-or marriage?
The brutally handsome stranger in the black leather jacket wasn't exactly the kind of man Jayne Barrington encountered in her world of wealth and privilege. But that scarcely mattered now, because he'd just dragged her into his world-at gunpoint!Boone Sinclair claimed she'd stumbled into an undercover investigation of a murderous drug cartel. And the only way he could keep her alive was to convince the real criminals he was keeping her prisoner-for his personal "pleasure. "It wasn't easy playing hostage to this man's passion. But it was even harder pretending-even to herself-that she didn't want to make this deadly masquerade the real thing. . . ;.
When handsome Quintin Tyler went into the Confederacy as an undercover Union spy, he thought that nothing--and no one--could undermine his Northern loyalty. When he met the beautiful and voluptuous Lily Radford, Quintin believed that Lily was just another lovely Southern Belle, not the scheming and brilliant strategist she had truly come to be. Now the two were star-crossed lovers--both deeply attached to the cause they fought for, but every day growing more deeply attached to each other....
Despite the fact that they had been married only for a short time, Penelope Seton was already chafing under the restraints of life with her husband, the rich and handsome Maximillian Broderick. He was a wonderful man, and she loved him, but Penelope wanted more.... Her chance for excitement came in the form of a bold invitation from a former suitor--an invitation to hunt down and capture the infamous Indigo Blade. Penelope accepted the offer, hoping that the thrill of an encounter with the incognito rogue would cure her boredom and invigorate her body and soul. But Maximillian knows more than she supposes--will Penelope's secret destroy her marriage and her reputation as a gentlewoman?
Tonight was the night. Jacqueline Beresford's life as a female cat-burglar would finally end--after one last treasure made her rich. The beautiful Faberge egg was within her grasp. She could almost feel the intricate designs touching her fingertips. She could almost see the sparkling jewels in the light of day. She could almost hear--a man right behind her! The giant of a man threw a shadow over Jackie's reaching hand and her dreams of great fortune. He could have crushed her with a single blow--but he didn't. Instead, he lifted her up. Rory Donovan gave Jackie a job as his son's own governess. He wanted to help her--and perhaps to love her. But could Jackie trust a man who had used her sins to make himself her master?
This is no world for those who are other than human. But is it still a world for those who love? New York Times bestselling author Linda Winstead Jones presents readers with an evocative, sensual, emotional tale of a man who is one of a kind....Bren Korbinian is unique: the last of the raven-kind. He long ago accepted there was no future--no wife or children--for him. But when he sees the petite blonde woman entering the only other cabin on "his" mountain, something stirs inside him. Miranda Lynch speaks with ghosts, helping those in need of solace. The last thing she expects is to meet a man who speaks to something deep inside her, filling her dreams with erotic promise.But discovery and joy are touched with danger--there is an organization that wants the world free of "freaks" like Bren and Miranda. They will stop at nothing to ensure that Korbinian is the last of his kind. Including murder....
Rachel Sommerville was soon to marry a scoundrel. Innocent and untouched, Rachel would never guess at her future husband Daniel's past exploits. But Ronald Connor knew everything about Rachel's betrothed. Daniel had seduced Roland's closest friend, his sister, and spurred the events that led to her untimely demise. Roland planned to turn all of his blame and anger against Rachel and her marriage. He would turn feelings of pure hatred to acts of love, employing his every skill to charm Rachel into a sexual tool--one he could use to humiliate Daniel in his honeymoon bed. But he did not know that once this true lady began to let down her hair, Roland would be the captor of her seductive charms.
A retelling of the story of the three little pigs follows Benjamin Wolfe's attempts to seduce the lovely Cecilia Pigg and her sisters to avenge his father's ruin at the hands of their father, Hamilton Pigg.