When detective Lydia Davis apprehends the serial killer she's been tracking for months, she decides to relax with a camping trip. But after being attacked in the wild, she starts to change in a way that only Ryan Williams-a reporter who's far more than he seems-can understand. Using his job to help him hunt for the feral killer, Ryan needs to help Lydia contain her budding urges through the first cycle of the full moon . . . or the curse will consume her soul. But how can he help her without revealing his own secret? Sensuality Level: Sensual
When detective Lydia Davis apprehends the serial killer she's been tracking for months, she decides to relax with a camping trip. But after being attacked in the wild, she starts to change in a way that only Ryan Williams--a reporter who's far more than he seems--can understand.<P><P> Using his job to help him hunt for the feral killer, Ryan needs to help Lydia contain her budding urges through the first cycle of the full moon . . . or the curse will consume her soul. But how can he help her without revealing his own secret?
Wolves and cougars and dragons - oh my! There's more to love than meets the eye with these eight hunky heroes of the night. Count on these shapeshifters to know just how to break out of the mold - in bed and out of it.The Cougar's Pawn: When alpha were-cougar Mason Foye sweeps up Ellery Colvard at a campsite, the last thing he expects is a woman who knows all about shifters. She's a scary witch herself who isn't convinced fated mates exist. If Mason can't persuade her they're destined for a life of excitement together, he's doomed to spend the rest of his days in his cougar form.A Certain Kind of Magic: When NYPD police detective Morgan Reilly discovers a lamp and frees the djinn, she thinks she's hallucinating the merman he conjures, thanks to her recent head injury. Exiled years ago, Mere needs her help to rescue a stolen dragon's hoard, but first he'll have to convince the gorgeous Morgan that he's very real.Secrets: When homeless cats start vanishing into thin air at Michelle Slade's rescue organization, Cats Alive, she's determined to get to the bottom of this mystery. Casey Mitchell, a secret were-lynx drawn to Michelle, helps investigate the odd circumstances and uncovers a diabolic design on her life. Will these two lonely souls find true love . . . or lose everything?Creatures of the Moon: After being attacked in the wild, Lydia Davis starts to change in a way that only journalist Ryan Williams can understand. Ryan needs to help Lydia contain her budding urges through the first cycle of the full moon or the curse will consume her soul. But how can he help her without revealing his own secret?Love's Prey: After four years of mental rehab, Isabelle Tunskill returns to the lodge where a wolf attack mangled her arm, now ready to confront her demons. But she attracts the shifters' alpha instead. Only Curtis Keene, the lodge's owner, can save her, but it will mean sacrificing his own standing in the pack.The Nymph's Labyrinth: Shapeshifting nymph Ariadne Papadakis must keep the truth of the nymphs' existence far out of reach from American archeologist Beau Morris. But will the task force her to sacrifice her own happiness?Secrets of the Sky: Sparrow Reed might look like an angel, but she's actually a witch who can change into a songbird. When her best friend's problems drop Sparrow in an underworld fraught with threats, Rowen Aerion of the Knights of the Fog has his hands full trying to keep her alive - and his love may be her biggest danger of all.Dragon Heart: In her haste to establish her own boundaries, leopardess Shay Barclay may have entrusted her heart to the wrong man--former Navy SEAL Drake O'Connor, a dragon shifter too dangerous to resist. Drake swore to protect his buddy's daughter to the death, so when his explosive chemistry with Shay finally boils over and they end up in bed, her family's political enemies are the least of their problems.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Private eyes are watching and romance is calling in these five seriously suspenseful stories. Full of dashing detectives, femme fatales, and nocturnal desires, this collection offers breathtaking thrills to get your pulse pounding.Always and Forever Love: Lacy Aegar and her sister have done well with their private investigation firm, but Jackson Carter, the son of a powerful business tycoon, is siphoning off clients. However, getting to the root of this problem will require risking her heart along with her neck.Redeeming the Night: When the daughter of a Las Vegas politician disappears, private investigator and freshly turned werewolf Eric stumbles onto a frightening series of kidnapped girls. But he finds himself distracted from the case by the mysterious Ashley, on the run from her succubus clan.Final Mend: Jake Inman needs a private investigator to track down his kidnapped goddaughter. Winona Wall left the PI game, but now to save herself she must team up with Jake - and avoid love at all costs.Secrets and Lies: Actor-turned-private-investigator Charlie Ziffkin traces a stolen sculpture to his hometown, where his path crosses again with former sweetheart Juliana Sanchez, a psychic who knows exactly what he's hiding.Holding Out for a Hero: PI Collin Atlee hides behind a handsome face and a cocky attitude. That is, until he takes Seneca Simms's case. Solving the mystery behind her birth is the easy part. The hard part is stealing her heart without exposing his painful past.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Alex Holmes is the sheriff of Villa Hollow. His town, his world, is normally rather quiet, until Dr. Lester moves in. Soon, he can't go an hour without the tendrils of her thoughts intruding in his mind. He even has to perform meditative exercise to keep from knowing when she's hungry. Added to that, the Coalition has taken her in their sights. He has every reason to keep his distance, but will listen to none of them.Dr. Josephine Lester moves into the town of Villa Hollow to open her psychiatric practice. In her line of work, she expects odd. She expects disturbed. What she doesn't expect is a sleepwalking vampire, a haunted house, or a coalition of people working against the paranormal element to try to run her out of town.If she leaves, where does the vegetarian werewolf go when she is distraught over eating meat? To whom does the poor housewife seeing little green men turn?If she stays, will the handsome telepathic sheriff help her keep her sanity?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
As a succubus, Ashley was raised to believe men's souls are corrupt and must be taken from them. Her sisterhood has reaped this harvest for ages, but Ashley's exposure to the real world has changed her way of thinking. Now she is running for her life . . . straight into Eric Adams's arms.When the daughter of a Las Vegas politician disappears, private investigator and freshly turned werewolf Eric stumbles onto a frightening series of kidnapped girls. But he finds himself distracted from the case by the mysterious Ashley. Though she keeps changing her physical appearance, he recognizes her each time their paths cross - and soon their souls are intertwined.Now they must work together to free the girls from the clutches of a serial killer, all the while dodging the sisterhood who wants them both dead. Can Eric and Ashley change their hearts as easily as they can their appearances to save something bigger than themselves?Sensuality Level: Sensual