Earthquake aftershocks trap Mayor Patrick O'Shea and his assistant Briana Bliss in an elevator. But emergency services are stretched to the limit with 911 calls. The mayor and Briana wait. And passions flare. . . . Briana Bliss planned to use her job as Mayor Patrick O'Shea's assistant to get back at him for allegedly destroying her uncle's political chances. But she's unprepared for the way Patrick makes her feel. And in the close confines of the stalled elevator, Patrick and Briana give in to the attraction that's been sizzling between them for months. Now how will Briana ever prove to Patrick that she acted out of love. . . and not revenge?
Join USA Today bestselling author Nancy Warren for three of the hottest Aussie imports to hit these shores. When these bad boys come to visit, you're guaranteed a g'day, mate. Sizzling In Sydney Sexy, macho Cameron Crane knows he needs marketing guru Jennifer Talbot to take his Australian surf and boogie board business into the lucrative American market. No worries, mate. He'll just seduce the little Sheila. But the minute Cameron lays eyes on Jenn, cornering the market on pleasuring her becomes his number one goal. . . one he's ready to fully commit to. . . Surfer Boy Handling the advertising campaign for Crane surf and boogie boards is ad exec Lise Atwater's dream job. But turning their Australian surfer boy into a product spokesman is going to take a lot of work. Hunky Steve Jackson is a take-me-as-I-am kind of guy who thinks he's in the States to party and bed women. But when the ad campaign moves behind closed doors, it's clear that neither is selling the other anything. . . and the white-hot ecstasy is completely mutual. . . The Great Barrier Dumped by his fiancée, Mark Forsythe decides to sow his wild oats down under. On his first night, the novice bad boy passes out in slinky Bronwyn Spencer's bed. Though nothing happened, Bronwyn's happy to let Mark think they've shared a night of passion so hot, he's got to experience it again. And she has every intention of showing the terminally good Mark know just how delicious a walk on the wild side can be . . .
Sly. Sexy. Completely untamed. Meet the bad boys on board. And take a wild, romantic ride that will have you shouting, "Dont stop. . . " My House, My Rules Lori Foster. . . "is arguably the star of. . . Brava. " --Library Journal Tough, rugged cop Sam Watson has a reputation for being a hero on the job and delivering mind-blowing pleasure in the bedroom. But the only woman who drives him over the edge is the one whos completely wrong for him--the sweetly sexy and extremely determined Ariel. When Ariels headstrong ways nearly wreck one of Sams sting operations--ruining her alluring dress in the process--Sam offers her a ride to his place to clean up. But once there, Ariel seems to have her own agenda, and Sam decides its time to show the lady that if she wants to play games of seduction, hell be calling the shots, turning her every fantasy into a night of unimagined bliss. . . Going Down? Donna Kauffman. . . "weaves a spell of delight with her enchanting romances. " --Teresa Medeiros Long hours and little pay. Thats what Callie Montgomerys life is all about as the temporary secretary to a financial wizard. Late one night, Callie honors yet one more request from her boss--to escort the dark, dashing, and very British Dominic Colbourne into the companys private elevator and out of the building. Suddenly, the elevator comes to a halt. Plunged into darkness, with hours to go till morning, two people bare their souls and their uncontrollable hunger, sharing a heartfelt intimacy that takes them far beyond protocol into exquisite pleasure. . . A Fast Ride Nancy Warren. . . "knows how to spin a love story that. . . curls your toes. " --Suzanne Coleburn, The Belles and Beaux of Romance When an accident leaves a motorcycle gang member down for the count in her front yard, Nell Tennant has to perform mouth-to-mouth on the sexy, long-haired stranger. This arouses the semi-conscious hunk, and before he slides into sleep, he wakes just long enough to deliver a full-body kiss that is one step removed from getting them both arrested for indecency. Now, fully awake but with his memory gone, this bad boys convinced that Nell is his girlfriend, and hes eager to take up their steamy, passionate affair right where he left off. . . in bed. . . What is there to do with such bad, bad boys? Lots. . . so slow down and enjoy the ride. . .
Hot. Tempting. Irresistibly decadent. These are some of the most mouth-watering dishes ever to satisfy a woman's sweet tooth. . . and make her want to go back for seconds. . . Bringing Up Baby Lori Foster. . . is arguably the star of Kensington's steamy erotic imprint, Brava. --Library Journal Gil Watson has always been the responsible one, running the family business and keeping his brothers out of trouble. Of course there was that one wild night on a business trip two years ago. . . the one that resulted in a daughter he never knew he had. Now that the girl's mother is gone, Gil wants to do the right thing by his little girl, even if it means a marriage of convenience with the woman who's been raising her. Anabel Truman is sarcastic, free-spirited, and totally wrong for him. But the sensations she rouses in him feel totally right. . . stirrings that have nothing to do with being good and everything with being very, very naughty. . . and once Gil gets unbuttoned, there's no going back. . . The Wilde One Janelle Denison. . . is a must read! --New York Times bestselling author, Carly Phillips Untamable, sexy, and a complete rogue, Adrian Wilde more than lives up to his name. The sports enthusiast loves any kind of adventure--especially with the opposite sex--and he's determined never to let any woman change his bad boy image. It's a feat he manages well, until Chayse Douglas asks him to pose for her charity beefcake calendar. He agrees, but only if Chayse is willing to get those pictures at his cozy mountain cabin. It promises to be one provocative weekend, especially when Adrian discovers that Chayse wants him to teach her the erotic pleasures only a bad boy can know. . . and as the nights turn very steamy, Adrian finds that sweet, sensual Chayse is the only woman who can tame his wild heart. . . Going After Adam Nancy Warren. . . knows how to spin a love story that. . . curls your toes. --Suzanne Coleburn, The Belles and Beaux of Romance Going after philandering husbands is private investigator Gretchen Wiest's usual gig, but she's never had one kidnap her--or leave her weak with attraction. The ruggedly handsome Adam Stone is no two-timing husband but a single whistle blower on the run from two determined hit men after the evidence he's secretly stashed in Vegas. Now, Gretchen and Adam are in for a wild ride, posing as a couple on their way to the Elvis chapel of love. But in a city of bright lights, little clothing, and vibrating beds, it's hard to resist the temptation of all-night pleasure. . . and even harder not to fall for their own masquerade. . . When it comes to an evening of bad boys, there's nothing more delicious than ordering in. . .
Sophie Morton knows she's in big trouble when she botches a bust for a sexy detective. But getting arrested is the least of her worries. Detective Blake Barker has decided to go undercover to end a money-laundering scheme at the bank where she works. So much for never seeing him again! Now her bedtime fantasies have become daytime fantasies. And it's taking all her willpower not to give in....Blake isn't sure whether he should curse or thank the day he met Sophie. The blond bombshell is a huge distraction, but he can't stay away from her. She keeps telling him she doesn't sleep with co-workers, but rules were made to be broken. Her life's in danger, and Blake's determined to protect her. So what if that means staying close to her perfect body day and night? A job's a job, and he's not letting this gorgeous woman out of his sight.
Wedding planner Karen Petershamlovesweddings-usually. Her newest client, Sophy, has brought along her best man for advice. And the best man is none other than Karen's sexy ex-husband, Dexter Crane. But there are rules when engaging in ex-sex:1) Donotget romantically involved (obviously)2) All fun. No fight. 3) Two words-booty call!4) (Reminder: nix the romantic involvement)5) Remember why it ended (important!)6) And get out before you fall in love with him again....
These three couples are skating on thin ice!Ice Time Newly retired NHL hockey player Jarrad McBride's life seems permanently sidelined. But maybe sexy schoolteacher Sierra Janssen is just the woman to get him back in play. . . ;. In The Sin Bin Samantha McBride was good and over firefighter Greg Olsen. But when an unexpected reunion sends lust crackling between them, it's clear that this game isn't finished. . . ;and there's only one way to settle this score! Breakaway When skating sweetheart Becky Haines is paired with hotshot NHL rookie Taylor McBride for a charity event, there's no hiding their frustration with each other. . . ;or their scorching chemistry! But will full body contact earn them a penalty?
Thanks to her matchmaking grandma, Laura Kincaide has got the job of a lifetime...and the last man on earth she would have chosen as a partner. How can she work under the same roof with Jack Thomas when she still hasn't forgiven him for breaking her teenage heart? How much will they get done when his sexy smile still makes her want to jump his gorgeous bones...?Jack is more than willing to have his bones jumped by the girl who's grown into such a feisty woman. But there's the teeny problem of her attitude. How can he get her to come out and play when she won't even be in the same room with him? How can he convince her that being with him in the present will be far more satisfying than holding the past against him?
Manhattan magazine editor and fashionista Kimi Renton is one of the beautiful people at couture week every year. But this time she's stuck with a rumpled P. I. posing as her photographer. Holden MacGreggor is tough-guy gorgeous--and badly attired. So if he's going to play the part right, she's going to have to dress him properly. . . then undress him slowly. Soon they're having so much fun under the covers they almost forget that they're supposed to be undercover, busting up an international theft ring. Then ooh, la la turns into oh-oh when they're found out. Could this be the last tango in Paris for both of them?
ALL WORK AND NO PLAY?After being fired from her last job because a creepy co-worker hit on her and she hit back, Jane Stafford has decided enough is enough. To keep men at bay, she dons a fake wedding band in the hopes of being judged on her brains and not her beauty. Then Jane meets her new boss and she's not sure her foolproof plan was so smart after all. Spencer Tate's a hot one, and suddenly she's more than ready to shed the wedding ring...and her clothes! Spencer's not surprised to hear what happened to Jane at her last job. She's a gorgeous woman, and he's more than a little tempted himself. Fortunately, that wedding ring she wears reminds him every day-and night-that she's off-limits. But when he learns the truth about Jane's marriage, Spencer decides it's time to bring some pleasure to their working relationship!
Welcome to Last Bachelor Standing! How long can three sexy single men hold out? First up? Mr. No Commitment...Detective Adam Shawnigan. As you can see, ladies, he has the protective cop hero thing happening-plus he's all gorgeous height, piercing dark eyes, sensuous mouth and lean hot body. But here comes sweet temptation.... Performance coach Serena Long is helping Adam prepare for his hockey league playoffs. As it turns out, he's also in a position to help out with her little stalker problem. It's quid pro quo, both in the bedroom and out. And now the bets-and the bedroom games-are on!
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Tonight's sinful dessert special...Valentine's FantasyThe tasty dish from Benedict restaurant is everything Jessica Lafayette could want... or crave. And it's not the dessert in front of her-it's her waiter. A guy with dark, intense eyes that suggest he wants to slowly lick whipped cream off her skin. A smile so wicked it makes her insides lava-cake gooey. And a too-hot-to-handle body that was meant to be tasted...Yup, Sam The Waiter is better than chocolate.But what Jessica doesn't know is that her one-night-waiter is actually Sam Benedict, Upscale Restaurateur. And that her little lie about being from out of town is going to turn into a Big Deal. Now Jessica is in deep hot chocolate... because her Valentine Fantasy is starting to look a lot like a red-hot reality!
Tess Elliot is just itching for the chance to prove herself as a serious reporter. All she needs is a juicy story to get the recognition she needs. When the perfect story practically falls in her lap, she's all over it. But rival reporter and resident bad boy Mike Grundel wants in on the action, too. Tess is determined not to let him beat her to the punch, and will do what she has to do...even if it means falling for the sexy rebel.Rich princesses were never on Mike's list of conquests. But then, Tess isn't your typical rich princess. Underneath the prim and proper exterior, he knows an improper vixen is waiting to be unleashed. It's so easy to take her on and compete for a front-page story. Of course, Mike isn't interested only in reporting...getting under Tess's skin is just as fun. Now it's getting her under the covers that's going to take some work!
Recycling men. . . 'Great in bed. . . A suit. . . spa owner Mercedes Estevez wrote on J. D. McClary's business card after they broke up. Now the lawyer's card rested with many other men's in the glass booty, all up for grabs by the female dating pool in Mercedes's building. It was a fun way to meet new men!Except Mercedes drew J. D. 's card herself at the weekly booty call-and couldn't resist contacting him. Fabulous in bed. . . summed up John Dennis's thoughts about his fling with Hurricane Mercedes. Which was the problem. Too often they indulged in dessert. . . instead of dinner. Instead of getting to know each other. Now he'd heeded her call, but had a whole new set of rules. Dates only, no sex. Nada. But with their explosive chemistry, how long could they last?
Charming, turn-of-the-century house for sale. Furnished with unique four-poster bed...currently occupied by a disheveled, wickedly hot guy!When she sees photojournalist Rob Klassen sleeping in the bed, real estate agent Hailey Fleming figures she's either in property hell...or some kind of heaven where sexy-pants men just appear in empty beds.But when Rob decides to stay in his grandmother's house until they find the right buyer, Hailey's libido starts getting out of control. Her only option is a no-holds-barred SexFest for one night. And her commission... is his submission!
Cynthia Baxter's sex life needed spicing up. She hoped her colorless fiancé would get into the spirit of things when she brought home Raunch magazine's fantasy issue, but she was wrong. Her ex-fiancé left her naked and tied to the bedpost after being called away on business during "Ravaged by a Dark Dangerous Stranger. "Luckily, Cynthia's new neighbor-gorgeous, sexy FBI agent Jake Wheeler-rescued her from her very compromising position. . . and her boring existence. She wasn't about to correct his impression that she was a very bad girl. Which meant that Raunch magazine might not go to waste after all. . . . At last, she was going to live a little!
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Lucky for Chloe Flynt, everyone knows its easier to get out of a bad relationship than it is to get in one. But when it comes to hot, steamy, long-lasting passion, even Chloe is at a loss--until this British playgirl comes face to face with a true-blue Texas cowboy who tempts her to toss away her commitment-phobic habits once and for all to join him for a walk down the aisle. . . Falling in love is much harder than breaking up. . . With three broken engagements under her oh so fashionable belt, its high time London party girl Chloe Flynt gets a job. Unfortunately, Chloe isnt exactly qualified for anything, except dumping a Mr. Wrong or two (or three!) with a little dignity. Realizing she needs a new beginning, she lands in Austin, Texas, and opens a company helping other people do the dirty work of breaking up. . . Too bad Chloes tall, tough-talking, and take-charge landlord, Matthew Tanner, isnt interested in her expertise. Because anyone can see that his girlfriend is clearly all wrong for him. Not that Chloe cares. She and Matthew have nothing in common--other than that mind-blowing attraction, that is. But when his girlfriend requests Chloes services, all hell breaks loose. If theres one thing Chloe knows for sure, its that just because shes good at breaking up bad relationships doesnt mean she has a talent for putting together good ones. Maybe its finally time she gives it a try. . . Nancy Warren spent a hot summer in Austin and knew she wanted to set a book in that wonderful city. It was fun to give her outsiders perspective to another outsider--Londoner Chloe Flynt who first appeared in British Bad Boys. Nancy normally lives in the Pacific Northwest where summers tend to be a lot cooler--and wetter. Shes an avid hiker, a yoga practitioner and new member of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA). You can find her on the web at nancywarren. net.
Keep her hands to herself?Not easy for Emily Saunders, who's in Elk Crossing, Idaho, for a family wedding. She's double booked in the same hotel room with a sexy cop attending--of all things!--a hockey tournament. As a massage therapist, Emily's soon itching to soothe Jonah Betts's gorgeous muscles--both on and off the ice.Jonah can't believe his luck--a sexy single woman sharing his cozy room, albeit temporarily. Okay, her orange bridesmaid dress is a disaster and her family is convinced he's actually her boyfriend. He's ready to go along with it even as he makes his play....Until Emily is suddenly calling for a TIME-OUT! Will Jonah's fantasies be permanently iced?
She's plotted the courseCar chief Roni Kenway has a plan. She'll save her racing team and (hopefully) convince her crew chief, Judd Timmons, that she's the perfect mix of business and pleasure. But will she coast down Victory Lane. . . or crash into the wall?She's in DaytonaHaunted by a sadistic book about last-chance love, Lucy Vanderwal hopes a trip to Daytona will end with love. But when she discovers her "last chance" guy is a lemon, Lucy meets rookie driver Sawyer Patton. . . And learns even a late starter can be a winner!and she's behind the wheel!Driver Megan Carter just got back from a dream vacation--sun, sand and a sizzling fling with Chris Donahue. Now all she needs is to prove herself on the race track. But how can she do that when Chris turns up in her garage--in her real life--and says he's there to stay?
Dylan Hargreave thinks I'm an actress paid to pose as his girlfriend at a North Carolina society wedding. How did this happen to me, of all people? Kendall Clarke, award-winning actuary, the veritable shining star of number crunchers who, just hours ago, learned her responsible fiancé (sorry, ex-fiancé) called off our wedding because he'd gotten one of my colleagues pregnant. What are the odds? Don't tell me you've never heard of Dylan Hargreave. Celebrity NASCAR driver? People magazine's Sexiest Man of the Year? Those eyes. That smile... Forget sensible! I've assessed the risk...and I'm taking it! I usually keep the brakes on, but as of now I'm taking a vacation. From me.
Manhattan jewelry designer Lexy Drake knew the warning signs even as she was tempted to have a fling. Charles Pendegraff III was too rich, too good-looking--and light-fingered. He stole the mysterious Isabella Emeralds from right under her nose--along with stealing her heart.Rule #1 for Charlie: never have a fling with your "mark." But Lexy was so hot--and the jewels even hotter, judging by the sudden interest from far too many people. Charlie had to convince Lexy he'd been framed. And that all the times they'd spent burning up the bedsheets were not just stolen nights!
She's nearly broke and raising two kids on her own, thanks to her deadbeat ex. He's dealing with a pair of mischief-making twins still grieving the loss of their mother. To top it all off, as the CEO of her bank, he has the power to make or break her future. But there is an undeniable connection between Melissa Theisen and Seth O'Reilly. And their children get along really well. Bringing these two broken families together seems the next logical step. But who ever heard of marrying for "logic?"
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