When a young woman vanishes without a trace, former special agent Cleo North is hired to find her. But cold trail after cold trail lead to nowhere, until Major Jack Donovan-special agent with the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations and the on-again, off-again man in Cleo's life-joins the case.Soon they are trying to determine why a lowly employee had access to engineering schematics of a ship carrying dangerous cargo. When the evidence leads them to Malta, they uncover a massive threat with international consequences. Absolutely nothing is as it seems-and time is running out for them to find the key to a terrorist's deeply hidden sins.
A sexy, adventure-filled collection featuring daring military heroes and the women they'd die for!New York Times bestselling author Rachel LeeA Soldier's Homecoming & A Soldier's RedemptionUSA TODAY bestselling author Merline LovelaceDanger in the Desert & Strangers When We MeetUSA TODAY bestselling author Catherine MannGrayson's Surrender & Taking CoverFor more stories like these, turn to Harlequin Romantic Suspense. 4 new titles are available every month!
For Air Force special agent Taylor Chase, invading a billionaire's island fortress was headache enough. But partnering with Dr. Mark Wolfson forced her to revisit the darkest chapter of her past. As his lab assistant, she'd been his lover--and turned into another one of his telekinetic experiments. He'd influenced her thoughts and dominated her very being, and she'd sworn off him forever. Yet when the sheer horror of the billionaire's plan was revealed, Taylor and Mark realized only their telepathic bond could save them. But could they handle the deep-rooted extrasensory passion that had blown up in their faces years ago? Their very lives depended on the answer. . . of just who was controlling whom. . . .
From the USA Today bestselling author of All The Wrong Moves When military gadget girl USAF Lieutenant Samantha Spade tests the latest experimental goggles, she spots a sniper aiming for Sergeant Diane Roth. The assailant is taken out-but the high-level investigation is just beginning.
One convenient download. One bargain price. Get all December Silhouette Desire with one click!An alluring ad executive goes undercover as housekeeper to a reclusive billionaire in order to investigate the alleged suicide of her beloved sister. A former undercover agent tracks down the one-night-stand he can't forget, and discovers he's the father of triplets. An Italian surgeon loses his heart to a spirited American businesswoman who bears a remarkable resemblance to his dead wife. Find all this and more with six powerful, passionate and provocative stories from Silhouette Desire! Bundle includes The Billionaire in Penthouse B by Anna DePalo, The Tycoon's Secret by Kasey Michaels, Quade's Babies by Brenda Jackson, The Throw-Away Bride by Ann Major, The Duke's New Year's Resolution by Merline Lovelace and Pregnancy Proposal by Tessa Radley.
One convenient download. One bargain price. Get all January 2009 Silhouette Desire with one click!A former actress is forced to play the role of fiancÉe to protect her troubled sister. An executive orchestrates a Valentine reunion with his long-lost lover in sunny Spain. And a Navy SEAL and millionaire's heir gets married. . . to a woman he's never met. Experience the passion and romance of these stories and more with all six January Silhouette Desires! Bundle includes:An Officer and a Millionaireby Maureen Child,Blackmailed Into a Fake Engagementby Leanne Banks,The Executive's Valentine Seductionby Merline Lovelace,Man from Stallion Countryby Annette Broadrick,The Duke's Boardroom Affairby Michelle Celmer andThe Tycoon's Pregnant Mistress.
One convenient download. One bargain price. Get all November Silhouette Desire with one click!To some women, power is a potent aphrodesiac. But for others, it can be an obstacle to a fulfilling relationship. Power has given the wealthy, ambitious bachelors in these captivating stories a presumption that they're entitled to get whatever they want. But when what they want turns out to be one of these spirited, sexy women, wealth and power are not enough. It will take an open, giving heart to win their love. Gripping drama, sizzling sexual tension and breathtaking romance make these six compelling stories from Silhouette Desire irresistible reading.Bundle includes: Pregnant on the Upper East Side? by Emilie Rose, The Magnate's Takeover by Mary McBride. The CEO's Christmas Proposition by Merline Lovelace, Do Not Disturb Until Christmas by Charlene Sands, Spaniard's Seduction by Tessa Radley and Baby Bequest by Robyn Grady.
"You're the father."After leaving her late cousin's baby on the Dalton doorstep, Grace Templeton poses as a nanny to discover which of the billionaire twins is the father. Grace promised to protect the child, but she didn't plan to fall for the seductive brother she learns is the daddy.For single dad Blake, there's only one priority-protecting his daughter from whatever secrets Grace won't reveal. He'll get the truth from her-any way he can. And until she talks, he'll keep the temptress at his side all day...all night.Not as the nanny, but as his wife!
"Are You My Baby's Mother?"Billionaire Alex Dalton has had more than his share of women. But now he needs just one-Julie Bartlett, the fiery redhead who'd once given him the hottest night of his life. Was she the mother who had left a baby on the Dalton doorstep? When a paternity test proves inconclusive, he needs Julie's DNA to determine if it is Alex or his twin brother who's now a father. But when Julie refuses to cooperate, Alex vows to tempt her into giving him everything he wants.
15th AnniversaryCelebrating fifteen years of romanceSilhouette INTIMATE MOMENTSHE WAS LOOKING FOR ONE WOMANAnd Sheryl Hancock-a steady postal worker with an advanced case of wanderlust-was not it. But when the lovely blonde with the phenomenal memory literally fell across his path, U.S. marshal Harry MacMillan, on the track of a female fugitive, experienced another kind of lust altogether. And he knew that he just had to have her. For professional reasons only, of course.Sheryl was this close to announcing her engagement to a nice steady guy when she was thrown together with dashing Harry. He claimed that the twenty-four-hour-a-day togetherness was for her own good, but that gleam in his eye had Sheryl wondering where the real danger lay: outside his arms-or in them....
From career woman. . . to camp fire girl? As regional chief of employment and training, Sue Ellen Carson gets to sit in a comfortable, air-conditioned office and make funding decisions--she just doesn't do fieldwork. But this time her boss insists that she evaluate a program firsthand--three weeks of survival training with at-risk teens in the Florida wilderness. Entering the rough-and-tumble world of camp founder USAF Chief Master Sergeant Joe Goodwin isn't her idea of fun--especially once she gets the hang of the rules: 1. Never wear perfume. Bugs--stinging, biting bugs--love designer fragrance. 2. Never pretend to be up on the latest street lingo. Acting too cool for school around troubled teens can have disastrous consequences. 3. Never, ever get too close to Sergeant Goodwin. Because resisting this man's animal magnetism is such risky business, even a seasoned exec like Sue Ellen can't pull it off. . . .
FROM THE UNCHARTED WILDERNESSLouise Therese Chartier knows all about the hardships of life in the wilderness. She has learned to survive by trusting her own instincts. But when her husband is killed, she finds herself left in the care and protection of Sergeant Daniel Morgan.TO THE DRAWING ROOMS OF NEW ORLEANS SOCIETYAgainst her will, Louise becomes part of an expedition to chart America's new frontiers-an act of fate that will alter the destiny of a country and her heart. A woman whose harsh life taught her more about survival than about men, Louise is stunned by her desire for her rugged protector. But Daniel is a man of honor, bound to his duty, his country-and another woman.PASSION IS A DARING ADVENTUREAs Louise's exotic beauty, proud sensuality and secret royal heritage open the doors to the elite drawing rooms of a young America, new opportunities-and new dangers-await. But the beating of her wild heart calls out to one man, a man whose destiny is inexorably linked with her own....
For psychologist Claire Cantwell--code name Cyrene--the stakes couldn't be higher. Tapped for a top-secret mission for the president, the OMEGA covert operative needed the unique expertise of a man with whom she'd shared danger--and her bed.Lethally attractive special ops agent and ultrasuave diplomat Luis Esteban wanted more than Claire was ready to give. Now, with their very survival at stake, Claire has to trust Luis with her life...even if that means surrendering the one thing she vowed never to give: her heart.
I'll Be Home by USA TODAY bestselling author Rachel LeeSeth Hardin is devoted to his career as a Navy SEAL, but his ex couldn't handle the pressures of being a military wife. Now he's resigned to spending the holidays alone. . . ;until he gets snowed in with Maria Hoskins and finds there are far greater gifts than just the material kind. A Bridge for Christmas by USA TODAY bestselling author Merline LovelaceAs commander of her combat engineering team, Air Force reservist Abby Trent has a job to do-and Special Ops major Dan Maxwell is determined to get in her way. But as they work together on a crucial bridge, Abby discovers there's a lot more to the major than meets the eye. The Wingman's Angel by RITAreg; Award-winning author Catherine MannThere's just one thing keeping Air Force officers Joshua and Alicia Rosen from finalizing their divorce-the Arctic survival course they must pass together. But when they find themselves chased by armed pursuers, even the frozen tundra is no match for the heat of their desire.
Escape from hell?To hell was more like it! When Mallory Dawes, suddenly infamous in the States, decided to take that vacation to France, her problems were just beginning: a lost passport. A car swept out to sea. Missing travelers' checks. And a mysterious, if intriguing, man who always seemed to turn up just when she was in trouble. . . Cutter Smith--code name: Slash--was told to keep the beautiful blonde in his sights. But as his interest in her veered from the professional to the intensely personal, Cutter knew the cost of falling in love would be high indeed. And he would have to pay the price. . .
That distinctive, lethal voice It was the voice Major Larissa Petrovna had heard the night of the tragic fire that ravaged her life. Thus begins a race against time as Lara performs her duties as head of Russia's nuclear inspection team while trying desperately to discover the voice's source. All the while, she must battle her growing attraction to the irrepressible Air Force pilot assigned as her escort. Omega Agent Dodge Hamilton finds the icy beauty fascinating but entirely resistible, and his assignment fairly routine. At first. But as a killer targets Lara once again, soon blazing passion melts their mutual suspicion and professional reserve, unearthing feelings Dodge has never known
Is this a royal doc's holiday fling...or the real thing? Find out in this story from USA TODAY bestselling author Merline Lovelace! Texas is the perfect place for holiday heat-exactly what Dr. Anastazia St. Sebastian needs before making the biggest decision of her career. Enter hunky shipping billionaire Mike Brennan, who insists on buying her dinner after she saves his nephew. But one night leads to more. And even three days of fun in the sun-and in Mike's bedroom-aren't enough. This doc of royal descent wants to fall in love...but how can she when what Mike wants is the one thing she can never give?
10th ANNIVERSARYJamie Kerrick Was An Infamous RogueAnd if Sarah Abernathy ever wanted to see her father again, joining forces with the scandalous seaman seemed her only choice. Though it looked as though finding her father might well result in losing her heart...to an unprincipled adventurer.Captain Jamie Kerrick had absolute control over his ship and its crew. As he did with all aspects of his life, including his emotions. So how was it that the innocent daughter of a simple missionary could throw his tightly run world into utter chaos?
Danger. Max Brody's body tingles with it when he meets Cassandra Jones, the mission specialist with whom he'll jump back to seventh-century China. Petite and guarded, Cassie may look like someone who needs Max's protection, but her essence whispers to him of untamed talents that could destroy as easily as seduce. Yet Cassie's powers and passion, if properly awakened, might be their only safeguard. For amid the splendor and intrigue of the Imperial Court of Empress Wu Jao, they will confront a formidable enemy-and an unstoppable force of nature that's beyond their controlhellip;.
Ever since the day his wife was killed, rugged rancher Jake Henderson felt like his life had ended, too. And then came that invitation to dance from a woman with the best pair of legs he'd ever seen. Suddenly Jake was falling fast, though he doubted that lovely investigator Rachel Quinn saw him as her ideal man - prime suspect was more like it!
Fortune's Children:The Brides:Meet the Fortune brides-six special women who perpetuate a family legacy greater than mere riches!WHO WAS MASON CHANDLER?Chloe Fortune had no memory of the tall, gray-eyed hunk standing before her, claiming to be her fiancé. Actually, she had no memory of anything since the car accident that had left her stranded in Crockett, South Dakota, with no ties to her past but a sapphire ring bearing her first name.Whatever the hidden truth, Chloe wanted to start her life over-with Mason by her side. But something about her handsome hero whispered of untold secrets. Would his mysterious past destroy their love?
Playing the part of Gillian Ridgeway's tourist husband might be OMEGA operative Mike Callahan's toughest assignment yet. Keeping his hands off the too-young, too-innocent, stunning novice field agent while they were supposed to act all lovey-dovey? Right. He'd have to rely on all his torture training and focus on their mission: to track down the source of a potentially deadly virus in Hong Kong. When their job was complicated by pint-sized scam artists who wiggled their way into Mike's heart, Gillian knew her undercover husband wasn't as jaded as he claimed. But to turn their cover into a real-life arrangement, first they'd have to come home alive.
Lady Barbara Chamberlain has the face of an angel, the polish of London's most elite drawing rooms and, behind it all, the cunning of a cat. Orphaned at a young age, she and her brother, Charles, have made a living off the gullibility of rich strangers. But Charles's scheming has landed him in the torturous confines of a Bermuda prison, and Barbara desperately needs funds to help him escape.Her plan had seemed simple enough: Convince Lieutenant Zachariah Morgan to present her to his mother, then produce documents to support the claim to a portion of Louise Morgan's vast fortune in Oklahoma Territory. After all her years of playing the role of seductress, however, Barbara is now caught in her own snare. The devilishly handsome Zach confounds her with his kisses and kindness. Even more confusing, he seems willing to put aside all his doubts, although he knows that she has lied to him with every breath.But their reckless passion will find its own perils in this wild land. And as treachery and unseen danger play out, Barbara will be forced to risk all that she holds dear-including her own untamed heart.
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