Seth Morgan was sophisticated, sensual, sinfully wealthy-and completely out of Kirsten Meadows's reach. Although the powerful playboy tycoon took her breath away, Kirsten didn't mix business with pleasure, So Seth was off-limits to his personal assistant. One look at beguiling beauty Kirsten, and Seth knew he wanted to be more than just her boss. Was it her resistance to his charms that kept him captive, or was it the urge to take her to his bed? All he knew was, he always got what he wanted. . . and he wouldn't rest until Kirsten surrendered to him-one sizzling kiss at a time!
Ride horseback through dangerous Montana high country with infuriating AJ Clayburn as her guide? Fine--if that would help reporter Jacquelyn Rousseau get her story and prove to the rugged rodeo champ she was anything but an uppity debutante! A few close calls later, the heat blazing in AJ's eyes looked less like ire and a lot more like passion. Still, a match between a cantankerous cowboy and a prim Southern belle? As likely as snow in August. Until a late-summer blizzard gearing up to strand AJ and Jacquelyn in the mountains had them thinking about today, tomorrow--and forever.
THE BEAUTY BEHIND THE BLACK VEIL Christal Van Alen was wanted from Maine to Missouri. Swathed in widow's weeds, she was running to Wyoming Territory ... when the outlaw Macaulay Cain captured their stagecoach and the aristocratic New Yorker was prisoner again. She couldn't trust the infamous outlaw; she couldn't share her real name or her secret past. Yet he was her only hope against the dangerous gang of gunmen that held her. And even as she clung to him for protection, she fought against the passions that threatened to betray her-until one explosive night when all secrets must be revealed-and she was a fugitive again. ... THE COLD-EYED OUTLAW WOULD UNVEIL HER... He was a man who could take-or leave-a woman at will. Then Macaulay Cain encountered the mysterious, ravishing "Widow Smith." Her honor, her shattered innocence, became his obsession. She was a woman whose secrets he vowed to Unlock even as she fled his embrace. Why did she run? If it took him years, he would find her, possess her, unlock her darkest secrets-even if it cost him his life. ...
On the run from the law for a crime she didn't commit, a woman must trust her life to a gunslinger who is not what he seems in award-winning author Meagan McKinney's sensual and suspenseful historical romance With her face on Wanted posters from New York to Missouri, Christal Van Alen dons a disguise, determined to clear her name by bringing the real killer to justice. But when outlaws ambush her wagon train, her fate falls into the hands of the most dangerous gunslinger in the West. Bringing a gang of deadly felons to justice was supposed to be Macauley Cain's last job. Then the Confederate soldier-turned-undercover US marshal could retire in peace. But first he is going to solve the mystery of the beautiful blonde in widow's weeds--a woman who awakens in him a desire as irresistible as it is dangerous--for her past has followed her to Wyoming Territory. Now, with Christal on the run and a merciless assassin on her trail, Cain won't rest until he finds her again. The romantic saga of the Van Alen sisters also includes Lions and Lace, Alana Van Alen's story.
Award-winning author Meagan McKinney weaves a captivating tale of destiny, desire, and a Celtic curse that can only be broken by the enchantment of love in this passionate novel set in nineteenth-century Ireland "You are the guardian of this ring, my son, and upon your shoulders the burden of it falls." The ring bears the fateful sign of the serpent, and ancient Celtic legend decrees that every Trevallyan heir must wed the woman who possesses an identical ring. The orphaned granddaughter of a woman blessed with the gift of second sight, Ravenna grows to womanhood amid dark rumors about Lord Niall Trevallyan. Drawn against her will to the brooding aristocrat, Ravenna vows to marry only for love, unaware that her destiny and Lord Trevallyan's are inextricably linked. Born on the night of the Druid feast--the most magical time of the Celtic year--Niall must pay the price for the lands his family ruled, or tragedy will befall him and his descendants. Now the woman he has sworn never to love is the one he must wed. But first he will have to win her heart.
ONE OF THE GO0D GUYS?Dark, dangerous and nursing a bullet wound, Quinn Loudon didn't look like an assistant U.S. attorney-nor did he act like one. In fact, he'd kidnapped Constance Adams at gunpoint. Yet instead of fearing for her life, she found herself falling under his spell.Fresh from Washington, D.C., Quinn had fast learned things were different here in the Wild West. Now a fugitive from the very law he'd sworn to uphold, he knew he had to clear his name-and convince this woman to share it before his time ran out....
From the glittering mansions of the Astors and the Vanderbilts to the gas-lit streets of New York, this passionate novel by award-winning author Meagan McKinney brings together a desperate woman and a handsome stranger who could expose her scandalous secret New York heiress Alana Van Alen has everything--beauty, wealth, and status. But she is living a lie. To protect her sister, she plays society's game and attends dazzling balls and soirees--until a cunningly orchestrated act of revenge leaves her penniless and at the mercy of one of the city's most notorious gentlemen. Dubbed the Predator of Wall Street, Trevor Sheridan rose from abject poverty in Ireland to the pinnacle of power in Manhattan. Yet he's still shunned by the city's elite Four Hundred. Now he has parlayed his hunger for revenge into a scheme to destroy the rich and powerful. In the final phase of his plan, he will marry the pedigreed Alana Van Alen to gain the acceptance that has been denied to him for so long. But along the way, he makes a fatal misstep: He falls in love with her. The romantic saga of the Van Alen sisters continues with Christal Van Alen's story in Fair Is the Rose.
Whoa! New nurse Rebecca O' Reilly had Dr. John Saville' s thoughts straying into uncharted territory. This female wildcat had obviously been wounded by romance-- she protected her frayed heart with a sharp tongue. John suspected her saucy defiance also guarded a secret innocence-- and a wanton longing to know true womanhood. John could take no chances with Rebecca' s emotions-- an invitation to sensual fulfillment required an iron-clad commitment. Would the handsome M.D. resist the ultimate temptation and preserve his bachelorhood-- or fold under the weight of his desire and claim Rebecca as his woman now...and forever?
The ad in the mercenary magazine High Risk was clear. Someone wanted a gun-for-hire. FBI hate crime specialist Liam Jameson is assigned to investigate.
THE LOVER SHE COULDN'T FORGET...Honor Shaw had never forgotten the passionate, sultry summer she'd spent in the arms of golden boy Mark Griffin. But then their time together ended, and maybe it was for the best. She was a simple country girl. He was in line to inherit his family's fortune. They'd both known all along it was strictly a summer romance....Now Mark had unexpectedly returned home and seemed determined to recapture the love they'd shared. Honor knew she owed him the truth, but would Mark's desire for her be enough once he discovered the secret she'd kept for eight long years?
Roughing it in the Montana wilderness with an all-female mountain group seemed the perfect way to heal music teacher Joanna Lofton's broken heart. But the camp's matchmaker had other ideas. And so did elite smoke jumper Nick Kramer, who was setting off enough sparks to ignite a wildfire in Jo. Nick liked a woman who didn't back down from danger-or desire. Jo was fast making this confirmed loner yearn to keep those home fires burning. But could Nick convince this marriage-shy charmer that "once burned" didn't have to mean "twice shy"?
A woman's cherished legacy becomes a pirate's obsessive quest in this spellbinding historical romance from award-winning author Meagan McKinney The London docks in 1818 are no place for a woman. But Aurora Dayne is about to embark on a new life. With her modest belongings and a unique bejeweled locket--her sole legacy from her dead father--she boards a ship bound for Jamaica. All hell breaks loose when pirates storm the gangplank, and the sheltered orphan becomes the prisoner of a ruthless privateer named Vashon. The towering, black-caped stranger arouses Aurora's fear . . . and her irresistible desire. Haunted by his past, Vashon lives outside the law and is driven by one purpose: to retrieve the Star of Aran, a fabled gem cursed by its own dark history. Beautiful Aurora is the key to Vashon's quest. But when obsession flames into passion, he will risk everything to protect her--for there are others who would kill to possess the star.
It was five years since Elizabeth Alcester had laid eyes on her former stable boy, Ivan Tramore . . . five years since her world had collapsed in devastating ruin around her. Now, penniless and desperate, she finds herself at the mercy of a cruel, ruthless stranger--a man who vows to possess her, whose hot searing caresses fan the flames of her darkest desires. Tramore had returned home in triumph--the unwanted bastard was now Lord Iva, eleventh Marquis of Powerscourt--the most powerful man in London. Yet one woman had sworn to defy him . . . the proud beauty whose touch had branded him forever. But when at last he holds Lissa trembling in his merciless embrace, his lust for vengeance suddenly explodes in a frenzied fever of passion, and now no power on heaven or earth can tear him from the innocent arms that hold him captive, or protect her from the rapturous moment when angels fall.
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