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In a secret military hospital, five mentally shattered officers hold the key to dangerous secrets. A specialist in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dr. Sara West becomes a pawn in an undercover mission. Told that she will uncover answers to the mystery of her brother in law's disappearance, Sara attempts to find out what happened to these soldiers, aware that she's entering a world where knowing too much can be fatal. Why do these men fear the color white? Why do they keep repeating the phrase "I wept"? As she is drawn to one remarkable patient she calls Joe, the shocking truth is exposed as his memory begins to return. And not even this man who she is starting to love, can stop her--or save her--from committing an act that will either save millions of lives...or condemn her to the darkest hell imaginable.
IT GIRL: Chloe St. JohnMISSION: Bust an organized crime syndicate that's kidnapping women and selling them into the sex trade. And nab Manhattan's most wanted and elusive criminal mastermind....Royal protocol flew out the window when real-life princess Chloe St. John went undercover to stop a sex slave ring. She'd do anything for the Gotham Rose spies--their leader was like a second mother to Chloe, boosting her self-esteem when all Chloe's real mom did was hassle her about regal etiquette while favoring her ne'er-do-well brother. But evidence suggested Chloe was up against the Roses' archrival, the Duke, this time. It was time to trade in her tiara for a semiautomatic and a Kevlar vest...and pray that the wardrobe change wouldn't hurt her chances at the charity bachelorette auction of the season!
A simple trip home for the holidays is all former FBI profiler Maggie Mason wants. But a serial killer has other plans. Trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse, Maggie finds an ally in Lost, Inc. with private investigator Dr. Ian Crane. The handsome widower is reluctant to love again, and the last thing Maggie wants is to put Ian in the line of fire, too. Love could cost them everything...unless they can find their way to each other, in time for Christmas.
HER ENEMY WILL STOP AT NOTHING FOR CONTROL... SHE WILL RISK EVERYTHING FOR FREEDOM. A horrific crime shatters Lisa Harper's idyllic childhood. Her father is dead and her desperate mother, Annie, quickly marries Dutch Hauk, an abusive monster who soon reveals his hatred for Lisa. To protect her, Annie defies her ruthless husband and forfeits custody to a trusted friend. Enraged, Dutch vows to keep Annie and Lisa apart--and he does. Years later, though keenly aware of Dutch's evil intent, Lisa and her mother seize a chance to be a family, safe in a home where love dwells. But they fail to fathom how far Dutch will go to keep his vow. Determined to control his women, Dutch proves resourceful. His associates in crime are feared at the highest levels across the globe--and for Lisa they plan a fate worse than death. Yet she too has formidable connections, including former Special Operations Officer Mark Taylor. Burdened by his own traumatic past, Mark has loved Lisa from afar. Now, for Lisa and her mother to survive, Mark must risk his life--and even more difficult for him, he must trust God. All as one question haunts them: Can Mark and Lisa untangle these deadly ties before it's too late?
Captain Tracy Keener, a military lawyer, is ordered to defend a fellow officer accused of treason, cowardice, and of murdering his own men in what promises to be a volatile, highly publicized case. But Adam claims he's been set up.
THEIR ELUSIVE ENEMIES TOOK EVERYTHING. NOW THEY WANT MORE. Crossroads Crisis Center owner Benjamin Brandt was a content man-in his faith, his work, and his family. Then in a flash, everything he loved was snatched away. His wife and son were murdered, and grief-stricken Ben lost faith. Determination to find their killers keeps him going, but after three years of dead ends and torment, his hope is dying too. Why had he survived? He'd failed to protect his family. Now, a mysterious woman appears at Crossroads seeking answers and help-a victim who eerily resembles Ben's deceased wife, Susan. A woman robbed of her identity, her life, of everything except her faith-and Susan's necklace. The connections between the two women mount, exceeding coincidence, and to keep the truth hidden, someone is willing to kill. Finding out who and why turns Ben and the mystery woman's situation from dangerous to deadly. Their only hope for survival is to work together, trust each other, and face whatever they discover head on, no matter how painful. But will that be enough to save their lives and heal their tattered hearts?
Dr. Morgan Cabot--the intuitive psychologist head of a new Secret Assignment Security Specialist corps--moves her unit front and center to combat the latest attack by terrorist and black market intelligence broker Thomas Kunz, in this latest captivating thriller. Original.
The Consortium, an international group of businessmen, launches a silent war against the United States using biological contaminates to destroy crops and create the need for medical technology it intends to black market. The goal? Financial Gain. The method of attaining it? Manipulate the economy and, through it, the government. The war will be won before the U. S. realizes it has been attacked--and the Consortium will rule the U. S. But the Consortium didn't plan on the Special Detail Unit Senior Special Agent, Gabby Kincaid, discovering there is a war and it's being fought and won by the enemy: a discovery that exposes Gabby's cover and marks her for elimination by her partner, Special Agent Max Grayson. Max attempts to execute his orders, but he and Gabby become the U. S. 's strongest defense. They must work together to expose the enemy--before more innocents die from deliberate contamination; before the economy collapses; and before the country is crippled. Few things surprise Gabby or Max on this mission, but one stuns them. Neither expected to fall in love. From the Paperback edition.
The fate of a country lies in one woman's hands. . . U. S. Vice President Sybil Stone, code-named Lady Liberty, has proven she can hold her own against some of the world's most influential power brokers. But now, negotiating a vital peace agreement in Geneva, Switzerland, Sybil receives an urgent message calling her back to American soil. In seventy-two hours disaster will strike, catapulting the United States into a war that will cost millions of lives. Only Sybil Stone holds the key to stopping it. Yet between Sybil and success lies a minefield of intrigue, betrayal, twisted motives, and three merciless enemies. Her only hope of survival--and the world's--rests with Agent Jonathan Westford, a judiciously ruthless operative with one goal: in the face of overwhelming odds, to keep Lady Liberty alive. Time is running out and trust is running thin. But Lady Liberty and Agent Westford know they must succeed--or the first-strike missile will launch. . .
Small town scandal. International terrorist attack. Who among them is the traitor? Sara and Beth have built a multi-million dollar business together, but their once solid friendship is now strained. Beth is leery of Sara's husband, and when he is kidnapped, authorities consider Beth their prime suspect. Then, their small town of Seagrove Village is rocked by an act of terrorism, and Beth doesn't know who to trust. Someone she knows is linked to the attack, but who? Is there a connection to Crossroads Crisis Center? In the midst of the confusion and fear, Beth finds herself attracted to a man from her past. She knows she shouldn't fall in love with him, but she can't resist or even explain their bond. As her world unravels around her, she wonders, is it possible to be beyond redemption?From the Trade Paperback edition.
Laura Taylor had married Jake for the sake of his child - a gambit for security in a bitter custody battle. A veteran of air force intelligence circles, Laura knows her husband's clandestine world - she took her vows with her eyes open and heart shut, knowing there would be no love, no happily ever after. In Jake's deadly arena of special operations, his high-risk missions mean no guarantees of anything, especially a future. But a horrifying conspiracy has made Laura an unwitting pawn, drawing her into Jake's own deadly war within a dark, dangerous mission. Here nothing is as it seems, and truth is found in Shades of Gray. Soon Laura and Jake are fighting not only for their lives, but for a love and destiny they can no longer deny.
- She has written 10 novels in the fantasy, horror and science-fiction genres. - She was the lead author in Femme Fetale (Silhouette Books 8/03), the Silhouette single title that prelaunched Silhouette Bombshell. - She is an action-adventure author who also writes for the Gold Eagle imprint. - She has also written--under a pseudonym--novelizations based on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel TV series. - She has published over 15 romance, suspense, mystery and paranormal books. - She has published for Silhouette, Bantam, St. Martin's, Pinnacle and Spilled Candy Books. - Author Interviews - Sneak Preview - Fearless Females
After losing everything, Della Jackson tries to begin again as an investigator. But she can't forget the past...and neither can someone else. Someone who won't let anyone-even Della's best friend, former special operative Paul Mason-stand in the way. As Della is stalked and those closest to her are targeted, both Della and Paul realize there's only one way to survive. They each have to face their greatest fears, overcome the scars of the past and dare to love again...before it's too late.
Madison McKay doesn't trust anyone. The former military woman and owner of Lost, Inc., learned about betrayal the hard way, in work and in love. That's why she'd never let herself fall for ex-military special investigator Grant Deaver. Yet when Madison is framed for a security breach at a top secret military facility, she's forced to put her life in Grant's hands. But after she discovers that he's been deceiving her, everything will be torn apart unless Grant can convince her to trust him with her life...and her heart.
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