Sandra Chastain brings together two mismatched do-gooders, proving there's a fine line between the rules of love and the rule of law. When police captain Adam Ware is mistaken for an assailant and tackled to the ground, he is stunned to discover who's holding him captive: a blonde renegade with a devil-may-care attitude. It must be against regulations to kiss a suspect before arresting her, but this perp makes Adam want to bend some of the rules he's sworn to uphold. As one of the Peachtree Vigilantes, Toni Gresham has been working to protect the local elderly population after a recent mugging spree. So why would someone who's supposed to be one of the good guys want to stop her? Even though sparks are flying between them, this dashing lawman does everything by the book. But Toni is convinced they would be an unbeatable team--if only she can convince Adam to let loose in the name of love.
As his alter ego, Lord Sin, Ryan amassed a fortune by making women want him. But now that he's ready to put his past behind him, he can't keep his hands off the one woman determined to destroy him.Reporter Sunny Clary is on a mission-to disclose the true identity of legendary male stripper, Lord Sin. Only every tip-off leads her back to sexy playboy Ryan Malone. But what has her really confused is her intense reaction to the two men. Lord Sin leaves her yearning...Ryan Malone has her burning. How could Sunny fall for such completely different men? Or are they so different?
HE WAS THE PERFECT LOVER ON PAPER...Anne Harris needs a man-fast. As the only executive at Bundles of Joy baby products, she'll never get ahead. So, through the Bachelor-in-a-Box agency, she buys an imaginary fiance. Only, when her boss insists on meeting her "better half," Anne has to find the oh-so-sexy man in the photo. It's an impossible task-until Mitchell Dane shows up on her doorstep...BUT HE WAS EVEN BETTER IN THE FLESHMitchell is surprised-and pretty upset-that his sister, the owner of Bachelor-in-a-Box, is still using his picture. Talk about a setup! But once he sees gorgeous Anne, he's more than willing to play the role of her lover. As her fiance, he'll have to hold her, kiss her, touch her... And the more time he spends with her, the more he wants to give their wedding night a trial run...
In a stirring, sensual novel from Sandra Chastain, high-school sweethearts reunite--only now the stakes are higher and the tension is off the charts. "Meet me at our place at midnight," the note says, just like when they were kids. But Katherine Sinclair isn't seventeen anymore, and she knows firsthand the dangers of trusting Danny Dark. Ten years ago, he stood her up after graduation, leaving Katherine alone, confused--and pregnant. Giving the baby up for adoption allowed her to go to college and eventually become mayor of Dark River. Seeing Danny again means risking everything--even if his raw masculine presence still gives her chills. Dan is no longer the bad boy everyone in town remembers. But when he lays eyes on the beautiful blond mayor, suddenly Dan Dark, globe-trotting hot shot, becomes Danny again. And in his heart, he realizes that Katherine Sinclair is still Danny's girl. But Katherine has been keeping a secret that will test the depth of his love: She's raising the son Dan never knew about, following the death of his adoptive parents. And now Katherine doesn't need a bad boy in her life. She needs a powerful, passionate, full-grown man. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Trying to Score, Long Simmering Spring, and Scarlet Lady.
From beloved author Sandra Chastain comes the story of an unconventional arrangement between a willfully independent rancher and the headstrong hired hand who shows her the pleasure of losing control. With the breeding season on the horizon at Silverwild Ranch, Rusty Wilder is in a pickle. To be taken seriously in the business community she needs a husband. But what Rusty really wants is a man who can stand back while she runs Silverwild her way. But it turns out that the guy who answers Rusty's Help Wanted ad is just too assertive, too untamed, and too handsome to keep from turning her entire life upsidedown. Desperate to provide for his daughter as a single dad, Cade McCall ends up at Silverwild Ranch, where Rusty offers him a deal that seems too good to be true: a home and a job with "no experience necessary." Cade soon realizes that "no experience necessary" means that Rusty will be calling all the shots. If Cade can check his pride, he may have just landed in paradise. But controlling his desire for the feisty green-eyed rancher will take all the strength he has in his broad shoulders and hungry heart. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
Get ready to fall for Sandra Chastain's classic romance set in an irresistible world of Southern sparkle and sizzle. The last time Lacey Lee Wilcox saw straight-laced corporate type Tyler Winter, he was wearing a permanent scowl with his perfectly tailored suit. So when he shows up at her best friend's bohemian wedding, Lacey takes it upon herself to keep the cynical exec out of the way. But underneath the pinstripes, Lacey finds an old soul--not to mention an incredible body--and what was supposed to be a vexing day turns into a wild time that leaves Lacey wanting more. Lacey's taste for adventure stirs something in Tyler he wasn't sure he still possessed. It's something that worries him just a little--after all, he hasn't become Atlanta's most successful real-estate mogul by letting loose. But maybe, just maybe, there is such a thing as working too hard . . . and there's no one Tyler would rather play hooky with than lovely Lacey. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
In Sandra Chastain's story of reawakened love, a feisty bar owner and a man of the law must forgive the sins of their past to forge a future together. Jessie James gets more than she bargained for when she agrees to participate in her hometown's Gold Rush Days celebration. She's supposed to lead a historical reenactment of a wagon train delivering gold to the capitol building in Atlanta. But after an anonymous phone call tips off a planned robbery, the governor sends someone to protect the payload--the man who broke Jessie's heart. And when he strides into her bar, looking tempting in his cowboy boots and jeans, Jessie is consumed by righteous fury . . . and overwhelming desire. Haunted by old memories of the sexy, enigmatic Jessie, Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Gabriel St. Clair isn't too keen on returning home. His goal is to complete his assignment and skip town as soon as possible. But there's no way Gabriel will be able to make a clean getaway once he feels the pull of the fierce daredevil he loved and lost. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
Fantasies are always sexier when they come alive, as Sandra Chastain proves by pairing two unlikely stars for a scorching hot romance: the models on the cover. As the editor of Fantasy Romance, Hannah Clendening needs a gorgeous, tattooed, musclebound ex-con type for the front cover of her next publication. And what better place to find such a man than an actual prison? When Dan Bailey saunters out of the pen, Hannah knows she's found the perfect man. So perfect that she even agrees to pose with him for the shoot . . . so perfect that when he wraps Hannah in his arms, he ignites a fire that may just burn out of control. Bad-boy journalist Dan Bailey always gets his story, even if it means putting himself behind bars for three months. But on the day of his release, a blond beauty makes him an offer he can't refuse--especially since being an impromptu cover model means access to offices and a quiet place to write his expose. But while Dan is under the hot lights and in front of the camera lens, the feel of Hannah's body against his provides a welcome distraction--and a sizzling kiss leaves him hungry for more. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
In this haunting love story from Sandra Chastain, meddling spirits push two wounded mortals to discover a passion that's out of this world. Returning to Stone Mountain, Georgia, after serving two years for a crime she didn't commit, Dusty O'Brian receives the sad news that her Aunt Hattie is dead. Dusty will inherit one half of her old house. The other half has been willed to a man who is as racked with heartbreak as she is. Every instinct tells Dusty to run the other way, but Aunt Hattie must be playing matchmaker from beyond the grave--because every time Dusty hits the road, some invisible force inevitably drags her back. After a car crash claims his wife, Dr. Nick Elliott vows never to get involved with a woman again. Meeting Dusty isn't going to change that . . . no matter how much the alluring beauty entices him, or the strange fact that Dusty's presence begins to unlock the medical knowledge he lost in the accident. Nick will not go to her--until Dusty needs a strong, gentle pair of arms to catch her. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
In this irresistibly sensual romance of broken hearts and second chances, Sandra Chastain once again proves that passion heals all wounds. Scars run deep for Olympic figure skater Allison Josey. After a devastating injury ends her career, she retreats to her grandmother's home in Georgia, the site of her happiest childhood memories. Allison is expecting to find quiet solace--not a sexy stranger who sets her pulse racing and her suspicions on edge. Enthralled before he lays eyes on the woman, Joker Vandergriff is determined to heal the beautiful skater, body and soul. Though Allison's heart might be guarded, her arms soon open to his heated embrace. Joker knows his touch is the medicine she needs. But he's got a long way to go before he convinces Allison not to give up on love.
A man sworn to justice. A woman out for revenge. Payback turns to passion in Sandra Chastain's mesmerizing love story. Samantha Ramey wants revenge. An eye for an eye is the way of her Gypsy forbears . . . so Judge Rasch Webber must suffer for the death of her brother. She'll use the gifts God gave her--enchanting beauty and erotic wiles--to reel in the politically ambitious jurist. Then she'll break his heart. But hunter becomes prey when Rasch turns the tables with his kiss, awakening a longing in Samantha more powerful than payback. The first time he sees her--bathed in moonlight on the balcony of his Atlanta home--she's completely naked. Rasch's enticing midnight visitor is no apparition but a real woman with a hidden agenda. Whatever game his mystery lover's playing, he's already in too deep. Then scandal rocks his world, and Rasch is damned by a truth that could jeopardize his run for governor. But if he loses Samantha, too, he'll lose the love he cannot live without. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
Beloved author Sandra Chastain tells the story of a businessman who will do anything to convince a beautiful mechanic to take a chance on him. Stacy Lanham grew up with a gambling father who dreamed big--and lost big. After he dies, leaving her with a trucking garage and little else, Stacy vows never to bet on anything that matters. So when Gavin Magadan walks into her shop dressed for a country club and presents a high-stakes business proposal, she's skeptical of falling for another man with big dreams--no matter how hot he may be. Gavin has plans for the land around Stacy's garage, and adding her little plot is the last step. The floundering shop should be easy to acquire, but Gavin is taken aback when he meets bold, strong-willed, and striking Stacy. To get the keys to her garage, and, more important, claim her heart, he will have to convince Stacy that she will always win if she bets on love.
Photographer Cat McCade has no problem admitting she has a weakness for half-naked men. After all, she's gained national recognition for her men's underwear ads. Still, she's always very careful not to let any man get too close-until she has a fateful run-in with Texas Ranger Jesse Dane. And then she can't get him out of his clothes fast enough.... Jesse Dane is a loner-and likes it that way. Only, since he shared a one-night stand with a sexy stranger, he's been out of sorts, suddenly wanting more.... So when he learns he's getting a new assignment-to serve as a bodyguard to powerful businessman Sterling Szachon's new photographer- he's relieved. Until he realizes that the body he'll be guarding is the one that shared his bed...
Beloved romance author Sandra Chastain delivers a seductive tale of passion that blazes hotter than the Georgia sun--as Fortune smiles on a lonely Hunter. Hunky cowboy Hunter Kincaid is bruised, broke, and brash enough to think that he can win the top prize in a motorcycle scavenger hunt through the backwoods of Georgia. What he doesn't count on is being saddled with Fortune Dagosta as a partner. After locking horns with the back-seat driver, Hunter soon hopes to lock lips. Can a loner of the open road be a lover with an open heart? Fortune has no idea how she'll survive a week on the road with a smartass like Hunter. But she needs the money from the race to put a new roof on her halfway house for troubled kids--and Hunter's her best shot at first place. Despite a few bumps on the way, Fortune finds herself lost in Hunter's deep blue eyes. Neither expects the attraction to last, but Hunter and Fortune have embarked on the ride of their lives. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: The Reluctant Countess, Wild Rain, and Silk on the Skin.
Bestselling author Sandra Chastain spins a breathless tale of dark menace and dangerous desire as two people with guarded hearts find themselves at the mercy of an intense mutual attraction. Content to live without passion and pleasure, Sterling Lindsey prefers solitude--until she abandons the refuge she's created for herself . . . unable to ignore an invitation from the mysterious Lincoln "Mac" McAllister, someone she knows only through emails and late-night phone calls. But their plans to rendezvous take on a sudden urgency when Sterling has a close call with the gunman who left her for dead ten years ago. As one of the richest men in the world, Mac can pretty much do what he wants. And for Mac that means helping people--in Sterling's case, whisking her off to his fortress compound in New Mexico. But it may not be enough to stop a cunning killer--and it offers even less protection against the rebellious stirrings in his own heart . . . and hers. Because no matter how determined Mac and Sterling are never to love again, they're powerless to resist the pull of desire--especially once they fall into each others' arms. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
From celebrated author Sandra Chastain comes the sensual tale of a compassionate nurse who is determined to heal her patient . . . and mend his shattered heart. After a series of football injuries leave him broken in both body and spirit, former star quarterback Joe Armstrong decides that his life is over. Wanting nothing more than to sit alone with a strong drink, Joe is less than pleased when he receives an unexpected visit from nurse Annabelle Calloway. Finding the golden-haired angel impossible to ignore, Joe reluctantly lets Annabelle into his home. Although she's seen her fair share of tough cases, Annabelle isn't sure how to reach the troubled Joe. But having almost succumbed to depression herself, Annabelle feels an instant connection to her charge. A connection that becomes undeniable. Enveloped by passion and filled with longing, Annabelle will stop at nothing to give Joe a reason to live--and a reason to love. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: The Reluctant Countess, Wild Rain, and Silk on the Skin.
Cherished author Sandra Chastain offers readers a searing story of love and promise, danger and desire. Dr. Nikolai Sandor has sworn off caring for patients. It's all research, all the time for him now. But after taking a call he can't ignore, Niko finds himself at the bedside of a woman who had attempted to take her own life . . . and now refuses to wake from her twilight state. Niko is drawn to the angelic woman, to her peaceful face. When he touches her hand and whispers to her of love and passion, he senses she is aware of his presence. He must wake her--even if it means believing in a romance that might never begin. Karen Miller doesn't want to wake up. She wants to be alone with her pain, in the darkness of her deepest sleep. But she can't ignore that voice, low and seductive. Who is this man, this tempter at her bedside? Is he real? His sensual whispering has penetrated Karen's safe haven, creating an intimacy she'd never known before. But if she opens her eyes, will she ever be safe again? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Flirting with Disaster, Taking Shots, and Long Simmering Spring.
Fan favorite Sandra Chastain enthralls in this classic romance of secrets and suspense. Some people call him the Shadow--an ex-special forces soldier with a gift for setting wrongs to right without leaving a trace. But to Erica Fallon, the Shadow has always been just Conner: the first man she ever let herself love and the one man she will never get over. She's tried to move on with her life, abandoning her passion for art and taking a prestigious position at the State Department. But she's never forgotten Conner . . . or had the chance to explain how everything went horribly wrong. It's a moment burned on Conner Preston's mind forever. He doesn't need the scars to remind him of the pain of losing his brother--his best man--and being betrayed by his bride on the same day. Now Erica's life is in danger, and the Shadow--Conner--is the only one who can be trusted to protect her. But keeping his heart safe from the woman who once smashed it into pieces will not be easy. Keeping her alive will be even harder. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Tempting a Devil, The Story Guy, and Friday Night Alibi.
Sandra Chastain returns to the richly sensuous Wild West as a case of mistaken identity leads to uninhibited passion and pleasure.Melissa Grayson desires nothing more than to teach art and poetry to the children at the private school founded by her father. But every trip Melissa makes into town drives the single men into such a frenzy that the local clergy and sheriff finally give her an ultimatum: marriage or jail. Prepared to make any sacrifice for her students, Melissa writes her New York pen pal--a sickly, sensitive scholar--to arrange a platonic union whose real commitment will be to education.Gambling man Lucky Lawrence is always up for a game of chance. But when a sore loser expects Lucky to pay with his life, even he wouldn't bet on making it out alive--until he's confused for a studious Harvard boy who's engaged to the most beautiful woman Lucky has ever seen. Never one to deny a damsel in distress, Lucky happily plays the part. Melissa in turn is shocked to discover that her groom is so ruggedly handsome--with broad shoulders and teasing eyes . . . a man who just may show her a love she has always thought existed only in books.
Passion is in the cards for Sandra Chastain's hero Razor Cody--a man searching for revenge who ends up finding something far sweeter. Rachel Kimble has a feeling her life is about to change--so the knock on her front door, and the person behind it, are not totally unexpected. Razor Cody is a confident man with a stormy past and a mind set on vengeance: His only intention is to pass through Rachel's life like a warm Savannah breeze. But he's drawn to stay, intent on discovering what really brought them together. Razor Cody's not the sort to believe in fate, or visions, or love at first sight. What he does believe in is the way he feels when he lays eyes on beautiful, bewitching Rachel. But he has come to Savannah to settle a score, and falling for a lost lamb who speaks of destiny and dreams is not in his plans. And yet, no matter how he may try to shield his heart, when he discovers the kind of power their connection can bring, he'll do whatever it takes to keep Rachel safe--and in his arms. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
In this tender and seductive tale, a man with a tortured soul may have just found the one woman who can heal him. Shannon Summers has no idea why she's been summoned to the grand mountaintop estate of a very rich and very reclusive man. She only knows it has something to do with the character she created as an advertising agency artist, a character who is now the cartoon star of one of the hottest children's programs on television. She has no interest in being swept up in the magnetic draw of the former international playboy Jonathan Dream--but fate has other plans. Twice before in his life, Jonathan had allowed himself to care about someone, and each time tragedy had occurred. Now his scarred face is his punishment, the North Carolina mountains his sanctuary. Jonathan only invites the artist into his secret space to help cheer his young daughter. But the frisson of desire that rolls through him when he lays eyes on Shannon shakes him to his core. Could a woman who wants nothing to do with Jonathan's fame and fortune find her way into his heart--and bring him back into the world? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Along Came Trouble, The Notorious Lady Anne, and Unforgettable.
Some marriages are made in heaven. But as Sandra Chastain proves in this stirring, sensual novel, others are made on the run.As a young orphan, Josie Miller was rescued from a life on the streets and given a good home. Josie owes everything she has--from her hard-won law degree to her impressive knowledge of medicine--to that simple act of kindness. So when a bullet-riddled man is brought to Josie's house, she is determined to care for him. Even after learning that her patient is running from the law, Josie can't control the fire that the rugged loner ignites inside her--despite her vow to never, ever bind herself to a man.Some call Sims Callahan a thief; few believe he's just an honest man trying to clear his name. Only Josie trusts him--and every night they spend together in Wyoming's Big Sky country, Sims feels an intensifying temptation to accept the tender innocence she offers. When Sims flees again, the prim and proper Josie finds herself a willing hostage who'll stop at nothing to save him--even if it means marrying him to do so.Praise for The Outlaw Bride"A wonderful western romp--poignant, funny, and sparkling with captivating characters you'll root for. I loved it."--New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan
A tight-laced businessman learns to listen to his heart--not just his head--when a free-spirited beauty turns his orderly life upside down. Sporting only a towel and a startled grimace, hotel owner Max Sorenson isn't sure what to make of the cheerful, freckle-faced woman who somehow manages to make plumbers coveralls look so unbelievably sexy. Even with a wrench in her hand, it takes him a while to understand that she's the hotel's new handyman. Mostly because he can't take his eyes off those perfect, kissable lips. Kate Weston came prepared to fix a leak, not start a fire, but Max does funny things to her body. A woman devoted to carefree adventure, she believes in living--and loving--without strings. Max has enough reasons not to get close, his private demons see to that. But what starts as spontaneous combustion quickly begins to feel like much more. Desire proves opposites attract. But will love find a way to keep them together? Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Along Came Trouble, The Notorious Lady Anne, and Unforgettable.
A beautiful spirit woman and a hardened drifter embark on a perilous quest for gold. And in this spellbinding novel of romance and adventure from bestselling author Sandra Chastain, they discover the rarest gem of all: true love. He first comes to her in a dream, taking the form of a sleek and tawny cougar with the power to protect her. So when Raven Alexander awakes to find herself lying beside the rugged stranger, she isn't afraid. He may be an unruly cowboy with a checkered past, but Raven knows that he was sent to help her find the sacred Araphao treasure. Yet soon she finds herself caught between duty to her people and the longings of her heart. As a rule, Tucker Farrell doesn't trust anyone, especially not women, and especially not a woman like Raven who believes in spirit guides and animal power--no matter how enticing she looks in her buckskin dress. Raven thinks he can lead her to a treasure he knows nothing about . . . but she's not the only one. With bloodthirsty bandits on their trail, Tucker has no choice but to take this wise, wild woman's life into his hands--and put his heart in hers. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Ride with Me, See How They Run, and Ivy Secrets.
Sandra Chastain unravels the story of an unconventional beauty who refuses to back down from a challenge--or a handsome loner with a taste for trouble. Dallas Burke has come to Willow Creak, Wyoming, to find her brother's killer, and she has no intention of being scared off--not by roughnecks trashing her newspaper office, nor by the ruggedly handsome rancher who warns her of more violence. And he has indeed given Dallas something to think about--namely, what it would be like to take a roll in the hay with this strapping, sun-bronzed cowboy. The way Jake Silver sees it, the last thing Willow Creek needs is a muckraking journalist inflaming both sides of a deadly range war. What he doesn't know is that Dallas has her own plan to end the fighting: enlisting the townswomen to seduce their husbands and sweethearts into laying down their guns. But it is Jake's own reaction to the lovely Dallas that surprises him most of all, leaving him aching with desire--and willing to risk everything to accept her irresistible proposal. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Mistletoe and Magic, Claimed, and After the Kiss.
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