This Christmas, two military men of honor will go beyond the limit and light up the holidays for two very special women. A Soldier For All Seasons by Rachel LeeU. S. Marine Jon Erikson needed to find peace this holiday season. But attraction sparked when he met park ranger Melinda Hawthorne--a woman also haunted by secrets. Venturing into a perilous wilderness would test their survival skills and growing desire. . . Christmas at His Command by Catherine MannKeeping Senator Ginger Landis safe was General Hank Renshaw's top priority. He wouldn't let anything put her at risk--including his growing feelings for her. Danger threw them intimately together, taking them to a passionate point of no return.
Her story sets off a violent spark. His investigation puts them in the line of fire. Journalist Erin McKenna is not only investigating a major defense contractor suspected of complicity in the international sex-slave trade but testifying against them in court. Her world collapses when that same firm buys her newspaper and she's fired without explanation. Her home is ransacked, her computer stolen and she is attacked. FBI agent Jerod Westlake is haunted by the disappearance of his sister long ago, and has dedicated his life to ending the international sex-slave trade. When he discovers Erin wounded on the floor of her apartment, he swings into action to protect her as a witness--and as a woman. Jerod needs to protect Erin's life and track down her source. But once they start working as a team, the real danger begins. . . .
FIRST-TIME FATHER...Rafe Ortiz didn't know a thing about babies. But as a DEA agent, he was an expert at spotting criminals. So when his new son's mobster uncle started asking too many questions, Rafe knew it was time to split. He needed the safety of Conard County.Then Rafe met Angela Jaynes. Being around Angela made Rafe want more than he'd ever thought possible. Would Rafe be able to protect his newborn son and convince Angela that the safest place for her was in his arms?CONARD COUNTY Where the Wyoming sky spreads bold and blue above men and women who draw their strength from the land and from the bonds of the love they share.
In this latest installment of Lee's Office 119 series, agent Renate Bachle finds herself crossing a moral line she'd never expected to reach. One of Europe's leaders is secretly forming a Muslim uprising to attain universal power for himself. To stop him, Renate forms an unlikely alliance with a renegade priest, an Arab terrorist, and the Pope. Original.
The death of his wife and estrangement from his father has left Deputy Sheriff Sam Canfield a shell of his former self. Schoolteacher Mary McKinney knows about the pain that haunts Sam--the death of her young son devastated her. They each begin to heal and help rebuild each others' spirit. As a wildfire near Whisper Creek rages, it threatens everything--and everyone--in its path.
On the run from her powerful and lethal almost ex-husband, Kelly Scanlon finds a temporary haven in a small Wyoming town and dares to trust the questioning-gorgeous-cowboy next door. Opening up to Hank Jackson about her past is as frightening as what sent her running in the first place. Except, he's the only one who believes she's in danger-and makes her feel safe. But the gray-eyed man with the guarded heart and tragic past of his own keeps insisting he's nobody's hero. Until Kelly's worst nightmare tracks her down...and her cowboy proves just what he's made of.
Revisit Conard County for heart-stopping suspense from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Lee After escaping an attacker who wanted her dead, Nora Loftis is forced to return to Conard County. She needs to heal; she just didn't expect to do it on Jake Madison's Wyoming ranch. The full-time cowboy and part-time police chief was her first love, her only love. And now, with her attacker on the loose, he's her only hope of survival. Like a vigilant sentry, Jake vows to protect her. Like a tender lover, his arms provide a haven, his kisses a promise. But Nora is a psychologist, and she knows the mind of her attacker. She knows he's coming for her...to finish what he started.
A USA Today Bestselling Author A former top cop, now a crackerjack attorney, Chloe Ryder always gets to the heart of the matter. She never lets anything or anyone get past her cool, protective exterior. Yet even she can't keep her feelings on ice when a murdered man is found in the sanctuary of her church and Father Brendan, beloved by all his parish is suspected of the shocking crime. To protect the innocent priest, she is forced to investigate the case with her former lover, Detective Matthew Diel. And to this day only Matt knows the secret tragedy in Chloe's past. Working with her again, he soon realizes some painful truths. He never stopped loving her -- and he may never again get the chance to prove it, because a killer is watching their every move.
Just coming off a bad relationship and stuck in a work-related nightmare, Trish Devlin doesn't need more stress. So when she spots a stranger lurking outside her home, it's the last straw. Yet she's drawn to this compelling man who claims to have visions of her impending murder and offers protection. Grant Wolfe can't explain why he feels compelled to defend the skeptical beauty, but he ignored a premonition once before--with deadly consequences. Can he convince Trish that his visions are based in an all-too-dangerous reality--or will the killer get her before their love has a chance?
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!
The Montana Mavericks: Tough cowboys who you can't help but fall in love with. The series concludes with Books 9-12: Father Found by Laurie Pagie, Baby Wanted by Cathie Linz, Man With a Past by Celeste Hamilton and Cowboy Cop by Rachel Lee.
Conard County "Conard County is a wonderful place to visit." -New York Times Bestselling Author Heather Graham Pozzessere HE WAS HER ONLY HOPE Esther Jackson needed Craig Nighthawk's protection. The father she'd helped put away for murder was now seeking her out, so against her reclusive nature, she welcomed the darkly handsome Nighthawk into her home, hoping he could keep her safe. SHE WAS HIS ONLY PEACE Craig knew all about fear and isolation After all, he was still being tried and convicted by the people of Conard County for a crime he hadn't committed. All he wanted was to be left alone. Until he met Esther, and discovered in her loving arms a peace he would safeguard at any cost.... Conard County. Where the Wyoming sky spreads bold and blue above men and women who draw their strength from the land and from the bonds of the love they share.
Nighthawk by New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Rachel Lee Esther Jackson needed Craig Nighthawk's protection-the father she'd helped put away for murder was now seeking her out. So against her reclusive nature, she welcomed the darkly handsome Nighthawk into her home, hoping he could keep her safe. Craig knew all about fear and isolation. After all, he was still being tried and convicted by the people of Conard County for a crime he hadn't committed. All he wanted was to be left alone. Until he met Esther and discovered in her loving arms a peace he would safeguard at any cost.... The Return of Luke McGuire by USA TODAY bestselling author Justine Davis Luke McGuire was everything shy Amelia Blair had been fascinated by as a girl but too terrified to go near. And now here she was, the only person in the whole town decent enough to give him the time of day, caring enough to stand up for him.... For his part, Luke didn't need the town's nasty stares to know that Amelia was off-limits. But then, reformed or not, he'd never been one to abide by the rules. He only hoped that the quiet beauty would fall for the man he had become instead of the one he used to be.
When veterinarian Mike Windwalker shows up on widow Del Carmody's doorstep, she soon discovers that he's no ordinary man. Mike's a drop-dead-gorgeous Native American caught between two worlds: those of science and his ancestors' spiritual ways. Del can't explain the strange things happening in her house-the unexplained noises and seemingly misplaced items-unsettling her and her teenage daughter. Concerned for their safety, Mike offers his help. Besides, there's a sexual undercurrent simmering between him and Del and Mike needs to get to the bottom of that, too. Together they must unravel the mystery surrounding the house only to discover a passion that's hard to deny.
After a devastating accident, Kerry Tomlinson is left with psychic abilities. She has plenty of skeptics, but her visions provide vital clues to a double murder. It isn't long before the killers determine the extent of Kerry's insight, putting her on a dangerous path toward unexpected love. . . and death. Embittered ex-agent Adrian Goddard isn't sure how to handle Kerry--especially his powerful need to protect her. He shouldn't want her, but Adrian feels compelled to keep her close, even if his hardened heart feels it's too close. As the chemistry simmers between them, will Adrian make the ultimate sacrifice to save her life?
In these rugged mountains, Cassie thought she'd finally found the small-town welcome she's been looking for her whole life. But after she stops some school bullies, suddenly the rest of this close-knit community isn't acting so friendly. The threats begin, and this schoolteacher has nowhere to turn for help-until a rugged, mysterious rancher steps in.Lincoln Blair has been drawn to Cassie from day one. That's why he's avoiding the too-tempting new teacher-he knows from experience that outsiders get bored and leave. Still, he just can't help wanting to protect Cassie when trouble starts. As her danger grows, Linc realizes it's his heart he's forgotten to safeguard....
The plane went down-and sparks are flying... As a Wyoming snowstorm rages around their downed plane, Rory Campbell knows survival should be all that matters. But she can't deny the desire that sizzles between her and ex-military pilot Chase Dakota. Rory is in capable hands...though it doesn't stop her from wishing for more than his protection. Chase has flown his share of planes. There are no guarantees they're going to make it to safety-and see Rory's terminally ill sister to the hospital for an emergency treatment. Despite their dire circumstances, all he can think of is the captivating woman by his side. Dare he lose control long enough to let Rory into his heart?
A passionate summer romance between a rancher and a social worker is rekindled when they meet again unexpectedly in New York Times bestselling author Rachel Lee's latest addition to her miniseries, Conard County: The Next Generation! "I love you." Ten years ago rancher Cliff Martin said those three little words to Holly Heflin. But all she said was "goodbye." She ran from Conard County fast as a jackrabbit, leaving Cliff with a broken heart. But Cliff never forgot the one that got away.... Now Holly has returned to settle her aunt's estate-and Cliff is the executor. Her matchmaking aunt and his jealous ex-wife are the least of Holly's problems. Everywhere there are memories...and Cliff. But he's still a small-town rancher with roots and she's a big-city girl with a ticket home. She's got two weeks to avoid the hunky cowboy.... But what if she can't?
She wanted peace. Instead she found danger-and a reason to live againWhen Skylar Jamison heads to the Wyoming Rockies, all the army veteran wants is some rest. But as a stranger warns her away-off public lands-every war-torn nerve she has goes on alert. The ranger who investigates makes her even more wary, for very different reasons. Smart, good-looking, with an inner calm Sky envies, Craig Stone sparks her interest and wakes all her fears.Craig didn't plan on inviting Sky to stay with him. But there are armed strangers in his forest. And Sky-tough, vulnerable, sexy Sky, everything he's ever wanted-is their target. They are each trained to handle danger. It would take both of them, together, to survive this new threat....
They have liberated Anahar, but for Tess Birdsong and Archer Blackcloak the war has only begun. Anari slaves are rebelling in Bozandar, and the streets of that sparkling city are wet with blood. Tess and Archer must forge a peace between the warring races, for only together will their combined armies have the strength to move against the dark forces gathering to the west. As the scars of old wounds are ripped open, pitting brother against brother and the Ilduin sisterhood against itself, Tess and Archer march into a battle that will determine the world's fate. Guided by snow wolves, moving under the dark cloud of a bitter prophecy, they ready themselves to strike at the enemy's seat of power, a mountain fortress that has never been taken. But their greatest danger comes from within, for Archer carries a dark secret that may doom them all. . . ;.
No memory, no future, and only a white rose to identify her. . . The Ilduin Bane are myth and legend: assassin mages whose blades drip poison and whose minds share a common purpose--one of death or control. All who have gone against them lost, unable to penetrate their powerful protections. So Archer Blackcloak gathers a small band to destroy the Bane. From Archer comes strength of purpose and an indomitable will. Ratha and Giri give the group a fighter's skill and temper. They are joined by Young Tom, whose unwavering loyalty is matched by an insatiable curiosity, and by Sara Deepwell, who has a surprising talent for magic. From their last member, Tess Birdsong, the only survivor of a brutal attack that left her with no memory, comes the power of one who has nothing left to lose. But the road to freedom is long and twisted, and before they are finished old sorrows may destroy them. Yet once started, they cannot turn back--no matter how high the price. . . .
What will happen when the assassins are defeated. . . 'For Tess Birdsong and her companions there will be no warm homecoming. The death of one evil exposed the beating, seething heart of another far more dangerous power. Together they must go to Anahar, to help free the Anari people from their enslavers, and purge the darkness in their own hearts. But that ancient city holds more than the key to Anari liberation. In its temple lie the secrets of the Ilduin, women of almost godlike power. Tess, who remembers nothing of her past, is terrified by the power of her Ilduin blood. But Tess's mind conceals more than fear. There is war, and pain, and death, and anguished grief. And somehow she must face it all again, guided only by the shocking secrets of a temple as old as time itself. . . .
Return to Conard County...where reunited spouses face a dangerous obsession The last man that Nurse Brianna Cole expects to bring home is the one she remembers all too well-her ex-husband Luke Masters. But when he needs to recuperate from serious injury, her Wyoming cabin becomes his refuge. Though concussed and hazy, Luke is convinced someone pushed him off the snowy mountain he was evaluating for a ski resort. And though he can't remember why, he knows Bri is next. Snowed in with her ex, Bri is blinded by old feelings, an attraction that never died. But the closer she gets to Luke, the closer she gets to murder. Because someone is watching her...stalking her...and if he can't have her, no one can!
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.
He was an embittered soldier with a name well-known in town. A long-lost son with Cheyenne roots, Ethan Parish sought to meet his father for the first time. The community buzzed over this newcomer, suspicious of his identity, but Ethan found the seeds of hope. Falling in love with Connie Halloran was never part of his plan. Somehow, the beautiful deputy and her adorable daughter got under his skin and brought out his protective instincts. As a violent element from the past emerged, Ethan had to risk his heart and his life to save his new family.
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