Aussie cop Dylan Hastings believes in things that are real. Family. Integrity. Justice. And he knows from bitter experience that the wrong woman can destroy it all. So when Megan Stafford walks into his life--a gorgeous urbanite who represents everything Dylan opposes--he knows trouble's not far behind. Megan can't understand why she's so attracted to this infuriating man--even if he could double as a Greek god. She's a city girl. He's a country cop. And their attraction only reminds them why they shouldn't be together. Now, immersed in a battle of wills and desire, Dylan and Megan are tempted to break their own rules!
Coming home was anything but safe to Muirinn O'Donnell. The successful journalist, single, pregnant and proud, was back in her Alaskan hometown, investigating her grandfather's death--and finding evidence of a conspiracy. Muirinn turned to the one person who could protect her--her first love, rugged bush pilot Jett Rutledge. Though years had passed since they'd seen each other, Muirinn trusted him. She felt strong with Jett on her side, but wondered how long his kindness would last. Because Muirinn had kept a painful secret from Jett for eleven long years. If he found out, she feared he might never forgive her.
Love goes under cover with these three passionate holiday reads!Open Seasonby Marilyn PappanoNatalia Parker's frightening past was back to haunt her and Josh Saldana-the man she once betrayed-was the only man she could trust. Would this Christmas be a time for redemption?Second-Chance Sheriffby Linda ConradSingle father Cameron Farrell never expected to reunite with old flame Tara Jackson during the worst blizzard in Colorado history. Tara needed the rugged ex-sheriff's help-but seeking safety in his home might reawaken long-dormant desires.... Saving Christmasby Loreth Anne WhiteFour years apart from his ex-wife, Cass Rousseau, and Jack Bannister had never given up on their dream of love. Could the Special Forces soldier keep the war correspondent safe and make this the perfect Christmas for coming home-together?
Bodyguard Sheik by Linda Conrad Expert marksman Morgan Bell is one of the best in the world. She agreed to one last assignment, never expecting to find sexy Sheik Karin Kadir heating up the cold desert nights. It leaves her longing for more much more than his protecting her life. Sheik's Captive by Loreth Anne White Kathleen Flaherty's desert search for her sister leads her into captivity by a terrorist cell. Her beauty doesn't go unnoticed by her captor, Sayeed Ali. Working undercover for the FBI, Sayeed never counted on discovering love in a land as wild and as untamed as his captive's heart. Will he be able to save her and her sister in time?
"You're not just a job anymore."It was supposed to be a 72-hour mission, in and out, until Brandt Stryker got stranded in the arid African plains with predators before him, a killer at his heels and an exotic princess by his side. Dalilah Al Arif stirs his blood, makes him crave things he'd lost long ago-but she is off-limits, promised to a sheik.Dalilah's wedding contract stipulates she must wed before her 30th birthday-just months away. It's a duty she accepts. But in the arms of her handsome protector, she's torn between her sense of duty and honor, and her freedom. And as the terrorists close in, she fears the most dangerous creature in the savannah is Brandt himself....
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Luke Stone was alone. And he liked it that way. An ex-bodyguard, sworn never to protect again after his last failure, Luke needed no one. Until he met Jessica Chan. A journalist with a dark past, Jessica had uncovered deadly information that made her a target. And only Luke stood between her and certain death. She was everything he didn't want: a woman who attracted trouble. . . and attracted him. But as assassins closed in and emotions ran high, Jessica might become everything he needed. . . .
Socialite Jenna Rothchild swooned when FBI Special Agent Lex Duncan swaggered across the stage during a charity bachelor auction. Winning a hot date with the stone-faced suitor was easy. Gleaning classified information about how her sister's homicide was linked to a priceless diamond required a lot more finesse. Working her womanly wiles, Jenna bewitched Lex with a sultry slow dance. But her ploy backfired when the uber-cool lawman conned her into disclosing incriminating family secrets. Then danger struck, and the glamorous heiress fell for her protector! As the rising temperatures gave way to searing passion, would Lex risk his badge to shield Jenna from a power-hungry psychopath?
Sergeant Gabriel Caruso arrived in the remote Yukon wilderness with one goal: to erase all memories of the serial killer who had ruined his life. But he soon discovered that the madman was hot on his heels--and after anything that touched Gabe's heart. Including local tracker Silver Karvonen. As Silver plotted with Gabe to stop their predator, she matched more than wits with the Mountie. Even the icy tundra couldn't muffle the heat simmering between them. But for Silver and Gabe, love could very well be a matter of life and death.
Hannah McGuire's resort-town life had been quiet, happy and safe. Until her best friend was murdered and the investigation forced her into a partnership with Dr. Rex Logan-the man she'd loved, lost and been hiding from for six years.Rex had put Hannah's life in danger once before. Now he had to face her again, and this time, to protect her, he was staying close-very close. Working to expose a terrorist secret that could threaten global security, Rex was defenseless in the face of the powerful passion that still simmered between them. But was passion enough? And when Hannah told Rex her own secret-that she'd borne him a son-would she put all their lives in grave danger?
A gripping Coltons of Wyoming mystery unfolds from award-winning author Loreth Anne White The dark mystery of a Colton child's disappearance has haunted Dead River Ranch for thirty years. Solving the crime is foreign correspondent Jagger McKnight's last chance to put his war-ravaged past to rest. But his undercover mission leaves him the victim of an attack. And he wakes up to discover that beautiful infirmary nurse Mia Sanders believes he's the missing Colton. Now the real danger begins. An unknown enemy has Jagger-and Mia-in sight. For survival and the sake of his story, he must lie to the woman he'll do anything to protect. But when deception turns deadly, can love save them both?
How can she leave him to die? June Farrow works for Cold Plains Search and Rescue as cover for her real mission-helping Devotees escape from Samuel Grayson's evil cult. The rugged man she finds in the woods has no memory, but evidence points to his being one of Grayson's murderous enforcers. Hardwired to save lives, June's only option is to take him to the safe house."Jesse" is the name on his belt buckle-that's about the only thing he knows. Now he's being held prisoner by a beautiful stranger. The fierce attraction between them threatens to awaken details from his past. But how can he even trust himself when he might destroy those he's trying to protect?
To the world, Jean-Charles Laroque was a tyrannical ruler--a powerful mercenary driven by greed. But was he threatening enough to assassinate? Making that assessment was profiler Emily Carlin, a woman whose professionalism masked her phobia of being dominated by an alpha male. A male like Laroque. Working undercover to infiltrate his psyche, Emily discovered a noble man--and an undeniable attraction. Amid the hot nights, Emily found herself falling for the magnetic Laroque. And if he discovered her true identity, she might lose not only her chance at love, but also her life.
Aid worker Nikki Hunt only wanted to ask Sheik Zakir Al Arif for safe passage across his war-torn country. She never expected to be taken prisoner by the handsome, secretive sheik. Or to be attracted by the lust his dark stare set off in her--a lust as hot as the Sahara.Desperate to thwart a coup, Zakir was forced to hold the beautiful stranger captive--though what he really wanted was to take her to his bed. In close quarters, Nikki and Zakir succumbed to their explosive desire--until an enemy within forced an act of betrayal that could tear them apart forever....
Faith Sinclair never missed a shot-or a kill. But when the mysterious man she knew only as Santiago was in her sniper's sights, the game changed. It had to. She couldn't kill him in cold blood. Not the father of her unborn baby.Sheik Omair Al Arif's mind was on one thing: revenge. The undercover king didn't bargain on an intoxicating enemy bent on foiling his plans. And when the two would-be foes joined forces, they discovered nothing was as it seemed-their identities, their missions and especially the flames burning between them.
Off the cliffs of Brittany, danger awaits. To Bella DiCaprio, the windswept island offers hope. The story that cost her a prestigious reporting job has brought her here, where a mysterious recluse holds the key to a horrific bombing....For Sheik Tariq Al Arif, the grief is still fresh. That tragedy took not only his career as a lifesaving surgeon but also his fiancée. Only here, walking the windswept cliffs by the haunted abbey, does he begin to feel alive again. And when the American beauty shows up on the storm-ravaged island off the coast of France, he knows their passion is dangerous.To desire is to dare: can either take the risk to love again?
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