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U.S. Marine Corporal Jim McKenzie knew a hundred ghastly ways to kill, a thousand ugly techniques to survive the perils stalking war-torn Vietnam. And these bloody talents had plunged his tortured conscience into unspeakable horror... Then into that darkness fell a tempting ray of hope. Congressman's daughter Alexandra Vance, her helicopter shot down over McKenzie's particular purgatory, was in mortal danger, and only his damnable talents could help her. Yet to save her, McKenzie would have to destroy himself... Previously published.
The fine line between strength...and surrenderWhen a Navy SEAL drops into Khat Shinwari's life unexpectedly, love opens her up for the first time. But her bond with Mike Tarik comes at the expense of her family's expectations that she quit the military and start a family in her village. A sergeant in the US Marine Corps and a Shadow Warrior, Khat is torn between giving in to the love she has for this courageous man and walking away from him forever. But deep in dangerous territory, Khat goes missing. The only man who can save her is the one she might need to give up. With Mike's bravery, Khat learns to trust in the future, all while her ingrained values pull her back to old traditions. Will love or duty win out?
Fiery journalist Erin Quinlan doesn't want to write the military exposé assigned to her. But the job will give her a chance to hurt the Air Force as it hurt her. Revenge will be sweet-even if it can't bring back her husband.Captain Ty Phillips obviously doesn't relish playing host to hostile Erin, and their tempers clash like steel on steel. But Ty's cool control in the cockpit earns Erin's deep respect...just as his powerful embrace sends her spinning into the stratosphere. Then their professional commitments force them to separate...and, heartbroken, Erin faces a bleak future without the man she loves.
Witches and werewolves, vampires and shape shifters, fairies and all manner of mythical, magical beings populate these fabulous fantasies from Silhouette Nocturne. Enjoy these gripping excursions into the realm of imagination in six thrilling novels by top selling authors. Bundle includesScions: Resurrectionby Patrice Michelle,Guardian's Keepby Lori Devoti,The Questby Lindsay McKenna,Dark Seductionby Kathleen Korbel,Last Wolf Standingby Rhyannon Byrd andBeast of Desireby Lisa Renee Jones.
It was Vietnam, 1965, but the rockets' red glare wasn't hot enough for brazen, challenge-hungry pilot Pete Mallory. He fanned the heat by wagering he could seduce his C.O.'s sister and fly away unscathed. But no-nonsense Tess Ramsey zeroed in on his soul-deep vulnerability--and the cocky chopper jockey took a nosedive. Worse, once he'd found her, no-strings Pete had something to lose. And he'd have to battle every devil of war's hell to snatch Tess from the widening jaws of mortal peril. Previously published.
Helicopter pilot Captain Emma Cantrell has a chance to clear her military record in war-torn Afghanistan. She's not about to let anyone get in her way-especially Afghan Captain Khalid Shaheen. Emma can't deny Khalid is total eye candy. But she's fallen prey to his kind of charm before-and she never makes the same mistake twice. Khalid's fight against the insurgents makes him a target, but his need for justice runs deep. He can't jeopardize this perilous mission by falling for Emma, but he soon finds that might be a losing battle. And when Emma is kidnapped, can Khalid rescue her in time to give their love a fighting chance?
IT TAKES A VERY SPECIAL MAN TO WIN THAT SPECIAL WOMAN!A woman in uniform had to be tough. But to face down a naval commander intent on harassing her out of the ranks, Lt. Callie Donovan needed more than moxie, she need a miracle...Top Gun Ty Ballard, assigned to represent Callie in a military board of inquiry, was no miracle worker. But having seen the stark vulnerability shadowint Callie's azure eyes-and knowing it had been put there by a predatory jet jocks just like him-he prayed he'd prove man enough to stand by this brave, beautiful woman in blue.
New York Times bestselling authors Linda Lael Miller and Lindsay McKenna present two enthralling stories about the redemptive power of the holiday season STATE SECRETS Linda Lael Miller Secret Service agent David Goddard never expected to spend his Christmas surveilling the president's cousin. But after weeks of studying her, he finds that Holly Llewellyn's life continues to remain a mystery. Tangled in the controversy swirling around them, David wonders, is it her secrets that fascinate him...or Holly herself? THE FIVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS Lindsay McKenna Morgan Trayhern's toughest mercenary, Colt Hamlin, is looking to lie low this Christmas, but he may just have a change of heart when his matchmaking boss puts him in the path of Montana's prettiest widow.
His job was to keep her safe. Dr. Samantha Andrews, the head of E.R. at Camp Reed--and Captain Roc Gunnison's nemesis. But as the world-weary marine led the lady M.D. across the earthquake-ravaged landscape, unexpected passions flared. For Roc had never seen such compassion, such strength, in a woman before. And though he'd believed he would never give his heart, he was suddenly in danger of losing it to a certain stubborn beauty who'd gotten under his skin. This siren he had been assigned to protect was quickly becoming the one woman he hungered to claim as his own....
Death divided them. . . until a desperate mission to conquer the dark lord reunited them For renowned archaeologist Kendra Johnson, working with her former lover, now her rival, was inconceivable. Nolan Galloway had betrayed her during a gruesome tragedy. And yet, born with the Vesica Piscis birthmark, the two were chosen for their special skills. . . and destined to join forces once again. Nolan had never stopped loving his ex-fiancÉe. Teaming with her on this dangerous assignment tested his restraint. Above all, he had to protect her, as their enemy was hot on their heels. On the hunt for the emerald sphere, they had to believe in the power of good. . . and love.
Orders were orders, but battle-weary undercover agent Kit Anderson chafed at seeking refuge from death threats in the house of her new boss, Coast Guard Lieutenant Noah Trayhern. Noah's cold authority masked inner demons to rival her own; his rough kindness sliced through her careful defenses. Suddenly her safe-house was under siege-from the inside!-and the danger was to Kit's heart...Look for more titles from New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna. And don't miss The Loner, coming in July 2013!
A condemned outlaw's faith is revived by the strength and love of a woman with a tainted past. To redeem himself, an adventurer must face the wrath of the woman he betrayed. A guilt-ridden scoundrel seeks salvation in the heart of an innocent young woman. These inspiring tales of romance and redemption are guaranteed to thrill and stir your heart! Bundle includesOutlaw Brideby Jenna Kernan,The Questby Lindsay McKenna andThe Rogue's Redemptionby Ruth Axtell Morren.
Red Tail TAILSPIN She'd known the job was hazardous, but the Coast Guard Search and Rescue helicopter pilot Lieutenant Storm Travis learned its true toll when she lost her husband. Suddenly, love seemed an impossible dream. Then Lieutenant Bram Gallagher, ex-fighter pilot and six feet one inch of brash masculine energy, strode into her life and stole her heart with reckless grace. Flying together, depending on each other for life-and-death decisions, gave them an intimacy soon strengthened by their growing need for each other when they were on the ground. Bram's passion unleashed her innermost needs, but Storm knew she was flying blind over dangerous waters...
Marine captain Morgan Trayhern couldn't risk staying in the States, yet he didn't dare leave. Fragile, gutsy Laura Bennett had been injured saving his worthless skin, and a Trayhern never dodged duty. Despite the danger, he had to protect his sweet guardian angel. To his surprise, Laura's bulldog stubbornness matched his own, and her love implored him to unearth what he thought he'd forever buried on that bloody hill seven years ago. But once he faced his entire past, could he ever count on a future?Look for more titles from New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna. And don't miss The Loner, coming in July 2013!
"A woman in my bed is one thing. But in my cockpit? Hell, no!" --Lieutenant Nolan Galway, United States Marine CorpsSharing flight duty with beautiful Lieutenant Rhona McGregor was dangerous. But with lives at stake in the earthquake-shattered L.A. Basin, Nolan didn't have time to argue. He needed a copilot, and he'd just have to draw on his military discipline to keep his desires in check. But from their first death-defying flight, Nolan realized he and Rhona shared something even more powerful than passion. For suddenly his hard heart thundered with something that felt perilously like love....
After two tours in Vietnam, Major Gib Ramsey, U.S. M.C., knew that war was hell. But how could he convince beautiful, stubborn Dany Villard that her beloved plantation seesawed on a time bomb? The lush land and its gentle people had given Dany the only love she'd ever known--losing them would crush her. Long a warrior, Gib now battled an unfamiliar urge: to blanket a woman in tenderness and promise her more than a fleeting moment of glory... Previously published.
The Right Touch She was living dangerously As a TV camera operator and competing fencer, Devorah Hunter had enough to handle. She didn't need a tough, sexy guy like Cal Travis around-she suspected he was a real lady-killer. Yet when she met the notorious pilot at an embassy party in Hong Kong, she was in for some surprises. Devorah had planned on keeping her distance, but somehow her plans and Cal's moves just kept pulling them closer and closer...
A Navy SEAL fights the most important battle of his life-love-in New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna's Shadow Warriors miniseries In the mountains of Afghanistan, her daring rescues have made Medevac pilot Sarah Benson a legend. She loves taking her helicopter where others fear to fly-the danger, the adrenaline...and the distraction from thinking about her own hurt heart. U.S. Navy SEAL Ethan Quinn is man enough to prize Sarah's valor as well as her beauty. But his efforts to reach his beautiful colleague cannot pierce her armor. Can he prove that it's possible to find love in a war zone?
Soldier of fortune Sean Killian had faced many terrors, but nothing made him more wary than his latest assignment-protecting Susannah Anderson. Killian's past had left him hardened-full of secrets and nightmares. Yet there was something about Susannah that threatened to penetrate his tough shell.Susannah had her own obstacles to overcome, but with Killian at her side, they didn't seem as daunting. She knew he was a man who would protect her from any harm. Yet even as desire rose between them, she could feel his heart retreating. And losing Killian was one terror Susannah couldn't face....Look for more titles from New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna. And don't miss The Loner, coming in July 2013!
What better way to spend the holidays than with five classic Christmas novellas by five amazing bestselling authors? Indulge with these holiday-themed romances in the Romancing the Holidays Bundle 2009: The St. James Affair by Susan Wiggs, Santa, Baby by Sherryl Woods, The Five Days of Christmas by Lindsay McKenna (part of her Morgan's Mercenaries series), A Heavenly Christmas by Carole Mortimer and That's My Baby by Vicki Lewis Thompson.
He was a haven in the midst of Hell... Temporarily assigned to the Shadow Squadron in a troubled region of Afghanistan, Chief Warrant Officer and pilot Leah Mackenzie is no stranger to conflict-even if most of her physical and emotional scars are courtesy of her vicious ex. Still, she's got a bad feeling about picking up a team of stranded SEALs. A feeling that's all too justified once enemy fire hits their helicopter and all hell breaks loose... SEAL Kell Ballard's goal was to get the injured pilot out of harm's way and find shelter deep in the labyrinth of caves. It's a place of dark intimacy, where Leah finds unexpected safety in a man's arms. Where prohibited attraction burns brightly. And where they'll hide until the time comes to face the enemy outside...and the enemy within their ranks.
Discover if opposites attract in New York Times bestselling author Lindsay McKenna's reader-favorite story SEEING IS BELIEVING.Mercenary Wes Montgomery has seen far more than his fair share of combat. The handsome veteran is war-weary, so he turns his talents elsewhere. His career path leads him to Diana Wolf, who beguiles him with her beauty and psychic talents. Wes believes only in what he can see and touch, but even he can't explain Diana's gifts--or their unforgettable chemistry.During their search for a missing person, Diana sees glimpses of a healing soul beneath Wes's rugged exterior. Can the mystic and the mercenary learn to trust one another enough to find their quarry--and, perhaps, love, the true light at the end of the tunnel?
Reconnaissance officer Craig Taggart had vowed to forget nurse Susan Evan's tender touch and honeyed lips-lips he'd tasted but once, before she'd abruptly married another. For four tormented years he'd braved peril, toughening his mettle and hardening his bitter resolve. But when he crash-landed deep in the shadow of death, it was Susan's gentle hands tending his wounds...and her tempting lips calling to his heart...
Family secrets have a way of hiding in plain sight. . . When photojournalist Kamaria Trayhern goes undercover at the Mason family ranch, she's hoping to find her real father, not romance. But keeping everyone convinced she is who she claims to be will be harder than she expects especially where one sexy ranch hand is concerned. After all he's been through, there's no way Wesley Sheridan wants to tangle with more heartache and lies. So the last thing he needs is to be drawn to the pretty new caretaker. But with a jealous killer out to rewrite Mason family history forever, two lonely hearts must learn to trust each other. . . if they hope to survive the season.
FBI criminal profiler Ellen Tanner transferred out of Washington, D.C., to escape the grief of losing a husband. But her new partner, San Diego navy JAG lieutenant Jim Cochran, is a challenge she never expected.The last thing Cochran wants or needs in his world of order and duty is a woman. After a nasty divorce, he's convinced he's through with relationships.Then along comes Ellen. He knows opposites attract...just not how much.Now a female Top Gun instructor has been murdered and the media is having a field day. Their instincts tell them there's more to this case than meets the eye--but how do you unravel a deadly conspiracy in an institution where honor and silence go hand in hand?
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