More than a year after his red-hot affair in Baghdad with Army doctor Kirby Campbell, Army pilot Shane Garrett is trying to rebuild his life stateside. <P><P> Kirby is also stateside, but when she learns a friend is being held hostage in Central America, she works with Phoenix Team to organize a rescue and Shane isn't about to let them leave him behind. Or let Kirby get away. But when Kirby and Shane stare danger in the face, they come to know each other in the way no civilian could ever understand. And they wonder: can they fight for their country, for their lives and for love .
Shayne O'Malley: Undercover operative. Handsome as sin, he plays the part of a jet-setting playboy, perfectly willing to use seduction to finish his assignment. No woman had ever been his match until...Suspected thief Bliss Fortune turned his world upside down. Shayne's superiors were convinced Bliss was part of an international jewel-smuggling ring, but cynical, world-weary Shayne is suddenly having other ideas. He's beginning to wonder if the trusting, beautiful, passionate woman might be innocent. But that meant someone was setting her up....NEW ORLEANS KNIGHTS: Three brothers, three unforgettable heroes
In the air, there's a feeling of Christmas. . .so settle into your coziest armchair and enjoy four captivating tales that will make your holidays merry and bright. . . "Silver Bells" by Fern Michaels For years, movie star Amy Lee wondered what it would be like to leave her shallow Hollywood life and go back home to Apple Valley, Pennsylvania. This Christmas, she plans to find out. And Hank Anders, her high-school boyfriend, is now ready to give her a welcome she'll never forget. . . "Dear Santa. . ." by JoAnn Ross Mystery author Holly Berry's SUV has broken down in the little hamlet of Santa's Village, Washington. Holly hates the holidays--that is until lodge owner Gabriel O'Halloran and his five-year-old daughter rekindle her belief in passion, magic, and Christmas wishes. . . "Christmas Past" by Mary Burton Photographer Nicole Piper just received a very unwelcome Christmas gift--a letter that holds clues to an elusive killer's identity. Uncovering the truth means enlisting homicide detective David Ayden's help, and embarking on a road trip that will take them both into the heart of danger and desire. . . "A Mulberry Park Christmas" by Judy Duarte Every Christmas, the folks living on Sugar Plum Lane pull out all the stops when decorating. After a bitter breakup, Alyssa Ridgeway's heart just isn't in it this year. But running into her first love, James "Mac" MacGregor, fills her with memories of the tender Christmas kiss they once shared. . .
To her fans, Roxanne Scarbrough is the genteel Southern queen of good taste-she's built an empire around the howto's of gracious living. To her critics-and there are many- Roxanne is a tyrant. And now somebody wants her dead.Chelsea Cassidy, Roxanne's official biographer, knows that Roxanne is determined to keep her dark secrets buried, whatever the cost. But when Chelsea begins to unearth the truth about Roxanne's life, her search leads her back into the arms of her college love, Cash Beaudine-a man Roxanne wants for herself. And suddenly Chelsea's investigation takes on a very personal nature-with potentially fatal consequences.
Hunter St. John wants Gillian Cassidy. In his bed fulfilling his fantasies. For thirty nights, that's the deal. He's going to make her scream with wild, wanton pleasure. Enjoy a little sweet revenge in the process. The perfect way to get her out of his system, right? Maybe. Gillian is shocked by his proposition--and aroused. She's never forgotten Hunter and the way he can make her feel. But it's emotional blackmail. It could also be the best sex of her life... Except what happens when the thirty days are over?
She Was Marrying the Wrong GroomBlythe Fielding realized she was making a terrible mistake marrying Alan Sturgess. Since her aborted walk down the aisle-because of an earthquake; was fate trying to tell her something?-she'd begun to have dreams about other men.Like Bachelor Arms resident Gage Remington. The private investigator Blythe had hired to help solve a decades-old mystery was everything she'd ever dreamed of in a man. Sexy, dangerous and compelling. His kisses sizzled, his eyes promised a passion she'd never known. He made it clear he wanted her.But in her dreams there was also another man....
Rory Mannion: An 1890s gunslinger turned marshal. A lone wolf, he doesn't need anyone's help--especially not a woman's. Jessica Ingersoll: A very 1990s woman and Whiskey River's county attorney. Used to being in control of any situation-or man. Whiskey River is known for its unusual occurrences, but when Jessica rescues a wounded man who claims he is on a mission to avenge a murder over a hundred years old, well, it is a little much! The rough and rugged lawman is unlike any man she's ever met. Jessica fears she is falling in love, especially when Rory awakens memories of a life and love they shared once before. Once Rory has his vengeance, however, do they have a future? Come and be spellbound...
Welcome to a world where passion is only the beginning. . .and desire never ends. . . Take two New York Times bestselling authors, Linda Lael Miller and JoAnn Ross, add four of their most romantic stories, and you have a one wonderful anthology. Linda Lael Miller "tugs at the heartstrings as few authors can. . ." is the opinion of Publishers Weekly. While Romantic Times hails JoAnn Ross for her "unique flair for creating refreshing and rewarding reading experiences." These four stories entice, inspire, and leave you wanting more, more, more.
They're Complete Opposites . . . Until They Kiss Windfall Without Precedent New York Timesbestselling author JoAnn Ross has the courtroom buzzing in this fan favorite, reprinted here for the first time ever. Sexy, successful lawyer Quinn Masterson decides Jessica O'Neal, opposing counsel in his latest divorce case, will make the perfect wife. But this mother of three no longer believes in happily-ever-afters -- and Quinn will be forced to make a very persuasive case for love at first sight. Without A Net The witty, lighthearted touch of bestselling author Isabel Sharpe turns the well-ordered life of Amanda Marcus and her seven-year-old daughter upside down. Despite her protests, Amanda's scrumptious, kid-at-heart neighbor Arch Williams plans to keep it that way -- turning Amanda from stodgy to spontaneous . . . and from lonely to living on the edge!
Ireland-a land of unbridled spirit, ancient legends, whitewashed cottages and storybook castles. A place where anything can happen and there are no strangers-until now.Quinn Gallagher has reluctantly come to Castlelough. He's cynical, bitter and disillusioned. But the magic of the west coast is about to change him.He's never met anyone like Nora Fitzpatrick. Despite all of life's hardships, the young widow still has a generous heart. Quinn can't help himself. He falls in love.But life has taught Quinn never to trust in anything...especially a happy ending.