The story of a boss's big surprise by #1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR MAYA BANKSIt was only supposed to be a vacation romance: passionate, exciting--and short-lived. But when Jewel Henley arrived for her first day of work at a new job, she realized her exotic lover was in fact Piers Anetakis, her boss. A boss who had a strict rule about not getting involved with his employees. Before she knew it, Jewel found herself without a job...and pregnant.Now, five months later, Piers finally tracks down his one-night lover. Determined to explain the mistakes he made, he is confronted with an undeniable truth: Jewel is carrying his child. The only honorable solution is to marry. Yet is there more between them than lust? Because attentive as he is, Jewel knows he still doesn't trust her. And until he does, all they have...is an affair.Top Pick!...An extraordinarily moving romance with wonderfully charismatic protagonists."--RT Book Reviews on The AffairTHE AFFAIR was originally published as The Tycoon's Secret Affair
The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can't... Over the years, Donovan Kelly has fought relentlessly for justice, women and children always holding a special place in his heart. Working side by side with his brothers, Donovan has witnessed firsthand the toll it's taken--physically, mentally, and emotionally--on his loved ones, and the innocent lives caught in the crossfire. What he never expects is for his next mission to happen right on his home turf--or for it to take a very personal turn. Picturesque Kentucky Lake is the perfect place for a soul in search of safe harbor. A beautiful stranger has arrived--desperate, breathless, and on the run from a dark past closing in on her and the younger siblings she has vowed to protect. Donovan must now draw on every resource at his disposal--if he wants to save a woman and the children who may prove to be his destiny.
So much closer than just friends. Hutch Bishop, Cam Douglas, and Sawyer Pritchard were juvenile delinquents with a reckless and wildly sexy side. But they had more in common than that. They had Regina Fallon, a wealthy but lonely girl from the right side of the tracks who formed an unusual friendship with the boys. She felt protected. She felt needed. She felt loved...for the first time in her life. By all three. Today, she's a police officer, dedicated to her badge, and wary of reigniting her relationship with the hot trio after one night of passion left her confused--and stunned--by what they wanted from her. But when a mysterious attempt is made on her life, Hutch, Cam, and Sawyer jump in to protect her again. Now, the four are forming an all-new bond. It's more exciting, more intense, and--as a killer looms in the shadows--more dangerous than ever before.
"Erotic fantasies and seduction...are the name of the game" (Joyfully Reviewed) in the Breathless Trilogy by New York Times bestselling phenomenon Maya Banks, an author "hot enough to make even the coolest reader sweat!" (Fresh Fiction). THE COMPLETE BREATHLESS TRILOGY IN AN IRRESISTIBLE BOX SET. RUSH... When Gabe Hamilton saw Mia Crestwell walk into the ballroom for his hotel's grand opening, he knew he was going to hell for what he had planned. After all, Mia is his best friend's little sister. Except she's not so little anymore. And Gabe has waited a long time to act on his desires. FEVER... Jace, Ash, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They're accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Jace, it's a woman whose allure takes him completely by surprise... BURN...When it comes to sex, Ash McIntyre has always explored his wilder side--extreme and uncompromising. He demands control. And he prefers women who want it like that. Then he meets Josie. He never imagined the one woman to tell him no would be the only woman who'd ever drive him to the edge of desire. "For an erotic, BDSM book, this one fits the bill."--USA Today on Maya Banks
The story of a woman who always gets what she wants by #1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR MAYA BANKSTycoon Theron Anetakis had only one problem--and she just walked through his door. With his business takeover complete, he'd intended to arrange a marriage for himself to further secure his future. However...Little Isabella Caplan had blossomed into a voluptuous vixen with plans of her own, and they didn't include letting the executor of her father's estate arrange a marriage for her to another man! She had pined for Theron long enough. Now it was time to seduce her hot-blooded hotel tycoon and bring him to one bended knee."Isabella is...charming as she leads Theron on a merry chase that will have readers rooting for both of them." --RT Book Reviews on The BrideTHE BRIDE was originally published as The Tycoon's Rebel Bride
Ash, Jace, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They're accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Ash, it's the woman who changes everything he's ever known about dominance and desire... When it comes to sex, Ash McIntyre has always explored his wilder side--extreme and uncompromising. He demands control. And he prefers women who want it like that. Even the women he's shared with his best friend, Jace. But Jace is involved with a woman he has no intention of sharing. And now even Gabe has settled into a relationship with a woman who gives him everything he needs, leaving Ash feeling restless and unfulfilled. Then Ash meets Josie, who seems immune to his charms and his wealth. Intrigued, he begins a relentless pursuit, determined she won't be the one who got away. He never imagined the one woman to tell him no would be the only woman who'd ever drive him to the edge of desire.
Two all-new novellas that cross the boundaries of desire. Exiled by Maya Banks...Enticed to the island paradise where an enigmatic prince is living in exile, beautiful, virginal Talia is introduced to a world of forbidden pleasure where the prince's every whim is fulfilled and her fantasies are rendered in exquisite detail. But when the prince is summoned back to fulfill his duty to his struggling country, reality is thrust upon Talia all too soon. She returns home, heartbroken, convinced she was a passing fancy for an idle ruler and his most trusted men. Until the day they arrive on her doorstep, determined to have her back where she belongs. Sway by Lauren Dane...Levi Warner is an established, older man--wealthy, powerful, and above all, respectable. Then Levi meets Daisy, an uninhibited 24-year-old dance instructor and artist, not exactly the kind of woman Levi is accustomed to. But the young, free spirit, brings out something in him he only experienced in fantasies. When their scorching affair turns into something unexpectedly deeper, Levi finds himself torn between preserving his reputation, and exploring a wilder and much more satisfying kind of life.
BONUS: ALSO INCLUDES A NEW ORIGINAL COLTER NOVELLA! New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks' enthralling saga continues as two men, and one resilient woman hiding from the past, brace themselves for an emotional storm of unavoidable danger and unmatched desire... Lauren Wilder fell for the wrong man, trusted the wrong man, and she paid a very dear price for it. Now broken and wounded, she's retreated to the bosom of the Colter family and the unshakeable love and support they offer. But the man she once loved and trusted is not without his own power, and he'll use every bit of his money and resources to make sure he gets Lauren back, no matter whom he destroys doing it. Liam and Noah were hired by Lauren's brother to watch over her. But with danger looming, they head to the Colorado mountains--where Lauren has found temporary sanctuary. In her wounded eyes, Liam and Noah see the woman she once was--and could be again. They're determined to show her everything a man can be--someone who will love her, cherish her, satisfy her, and when the time comes, put their very lives on the line for her.
ALL-NEW IN AN EXTRAORDINARY ROMANCE. Return to the captivating storytelling of New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks, and her stirring saga of three brothers and one indomitable woman--of wounded hearts, family, and forgiveness... When it came to overcoming the odds of a tragic past, Lily was determined to move on. The three Colter brothers helped her do it. They taught her new ways to love, new dreams to share, and offered her a new life that she never thought possible. Now is a time for celebration, and what better way than with a long-awaited family reunion, a homecoming that will bring together the entire Colter family and a few surprises no one anticipated. But first, there's something from Lily's past she still needs to reconcile--even when all the while she is holding close to her heart a newfound secret that will change her future, forever enrich the Colter legacy, and make every promise come true.
¿ Consentiría fingir estar comprometida a cambio de un contrato de negocios?Evan Reese, magnate de los negocios, llevaba meses deseando a Celia Taylor, la hermosa publicista de Maddox Communications empeñada en firmar un contrato con él. Finalmente se le presentaba la oportunidad para seducirla. La invitaría a acompañarlo a la boda de su hermano a cambio del contrato publicitario que ella tanto anhelaba. Lo tenía todo a su favor: un ambiente romántico en Isla Catalina, cena con vino y la certeza de que ella también lo deseaba. La única duda era ¿ seguiría deseándolo cuando Evan le propusiera que fingieran estar comprometidos?
#1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Maya Banks tells the story of a fake engagement that leads to real passion. He's wanted her for six months. And the opportunity has finally arrived to make Celia Taylor his-at least temporarily. Billionaire businessman Evan Reese knows she's desperate to get him to sign with Maddox Communications. But first he needs her to pose as his fiancée at a family wedding on Catalina Island. There he'll wine, dine and seduce the stunning ad executive... Yet what happens when the fake engagement becomes more than just an act? A Reader Favorite Story originally published as Billionaire's Contract Engagement.
THE ALL-NEW KGI NOVEL from the "incredibly awesome" (Jaci Burton) #1 New York Times bestselling author of When Day Breaks.The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business.Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background.Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can't...The enigmatic Hancock has been both opponent and ally to the KGI teams for as long as they've known him. Always working a deep game, Hancock's true allegiance has never been apparent, but one thing is for certain--he never lets anything get in the way of duty.But now, his absolute belief in the primacy of his ultimate goal is challenged by a captive he's been ordered to guard, no matter how much she suffers in her prison. She's the only woman who's ever managed to penetrate the rigid walls surrounding his icy heart, but will he allow his perplexing feelings for the beautiful victim to destroy a mission he's spent years working to complete or will he be forced to sacrifice her for "the greater good."From the Paperback edition.
Intelligence: high. Body: hard. Mission: what no one else can do. It's been a year since ex-Navy SEAL Ethan Kelly saw his wife Rachel alive. Now he's received an anonymous phone call claiming Rachel is alive. To find her, Ethan will have to doge bullets, cross a jungle, and risk falling captive to a deadly drug cartel that threatens his own demise.
The desire that exploded in Mastered continues its conflagration in Dominated--from the New York Times bestselling author of the Surrender Trilogy. To save her, he had to betray her... In Drake's shadowy world, his enemies would exploit any weakness he had in order to bring him to his knees, and so he's never allowed himself to care about anyone...never exhibited any vulnerability, and it made him a force to be reckoned with. Until Evangeline--his angel. A woman who slipped past his defenses like no one had ever managed. She was his to protect and ultimately, to do that, he had to do the unthinkable and drive the only good thing in his world away. But he will stop at nothing to get her back... Devastated and destroyed, Evangeline doesn't know what made Drake turn on her in such a shocking manner. She only knows she'll never be the same. He once freed her from all her inhibitions, only now she is a prisoner to never-ending pain. But when Drake finds her again, she realizes there is more to his world than she ever imagined, and she must decide if she can once more trust--and submit--to the man who holds her wounded heart in his hands. And he must convince her of just how far he'll go to regain her love and forgiveness.
Grace Peterson is desperate, in hiding, and on the run after escaping a shadowy group determined to exploit her extraordinary ability to heal others. Her only lifeline--an unerring telepathic ability she shares with her sister--has been severed, leaving her alone and vulnerable. And time is running out... Enlisted to bring Grace home is Rio, relentless member of the KGI. He's unprepared for his reaction to this wounded, damaged woman, and he's fiercely determined to protect her from those who nearly destroyed her. In Rio, she finds a safe haven, and for the first time...hope. But the mission is far from over. The danger Grace has eluded is fast closing in. And now it's pitching two lovers toward an unfamiliar horizon, with no place left to hide.
From #1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR MAYA BANKSPregnancy, Passion and One Unforgettable Woman...Bryony Morgan has come to New York for answers-and she won't accept a brush-off from the father of her unborn child.She fell for wealthy hotelier Rafael de Luca when he courted her for her beachfront real estate. Then he disappeared. That's because a crash has left Rafe with selective amnesia. But how could he ever forget a combustible beauty like Bryony? His solution to their stalemate: return to the island where they met, and relive the unforgettable nights in question-until he remembers everything...."Top Pick! [...] An extraordinarily moving romance with wonderfully charismatic protagonists."-RT Book Reviews on The Tycoon's Secret AffairENTICED was originally published as Enticed by His Forgotten Lover
"Have we met?" Answer: a right hook! Because Bryony Morgan pulls no punches. Even when she's very pregnant and facing down the father of her unborn child. She fell for wealthy hotelier Rafael de Luca when he courted her for her beachfront real estate. Then he disappeared. Now, she's in New York for answers-and she won't accept a brush-off. But selective amnesia after a crash has Rafael puzzled. How could he ever forget a combustible beauty like Bryony? Solution: return to the island where they met, and relive the unforgettable nights in question-until he remembers everything...
Passion comes with its own set of rules. New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks now proves that breaking them is half the fun... Enticed to the island paradise where an enigmatic prince is living in exile, beautiful, virginal Talia is introduced to a world of forbidden pleasure where the prince's every whim is fulfilled and her fantasies are rendered in exquisite detail. But when the prince is summoned back to fulfill his duty to his struggling country, reality is thrust upon Talia all too soon. She returns home, heartbroken, convinced she was a passing fancy for an idle ruler and his most trusted men. Until the day they arrive on her doorstep, determined to have her back where she belongs. Exiled previously appeared in Cherished
Gabe, Jace y Ash son tres de los hombres más ricos y poderosos del país. Están acostumbrados a conseguir todo lo que desean. Absolutamente todo. En el caso de Gabe se traduce en hacer realidad una fantasía concreta con una mujer que era fruta prohibida para él. Ahora ella está lista? Cuando Gabe Hamilton vio a Mia Crestwell entrar en el salón de baile para su gran debut, supo que iba a ir al infierno por lo que había planeado. Después de todo Mia es la hermana pequeña de su mejor amigo. Salvo que ya no es pequeña. Y Gabe ha esperado mucho tiempo para actuar de acuerdo con sus deseos. Gabe ha desempeñado el papel principal en las fantasías de Mia en más de una ocasión desde que era una adolescente enamorada del mejor amigo de su hermano. ¿Y qué si Gabe es catorce años mayor? Mia sabe que está fuera de su alcance, pero la atracción, lejos de disminuir, se ha hecho más fuerte con el tiempo. Ahora es adulta y no hay razón para no cumplir sus deseos más íntimos. Cuando Gabe la arrastra a su provocativo mundo, ella se da cuenta de que hay muchas cosas que desconoce sobre él o lo rigurosas que pueden ser sus exigencias. Su relación es intensa y obsesiva, pero cuando cruzan la línea de la secreta odisea sexual hacia algo más profundo, su aventura corre el riesgo de ser descubierta? y se vuelve vulnerable a una traición más íntima de lo que esperaban.
Segunda parte de la trilogía Sin alientoGabe, Jace y Ash son tres de los hombres más ricos y poderosos del país. Están acostumbrados a conseguir todo lo que desean. Absolutamente todo. En el caso de Jace, es una mujer cuyos encantos lo pillan por sorpresa . . .Jace Crestell, Ash McIntyre y Gabe Hamilton han sido amigos y socios de negocios durante todas sus vidas. Ellos son poderosos e irresistiblemente sexys. Además Jace y Ash lo comparten absolutamente todo, incluyendo sus mujeres.Cuando conocen a Bethany, Jace comienza a sentir cosas que nunca antes había experimentado, enfermo de celos y de una poderosa obsesión que lo traicionan y sobrepasan hasta perder el control.Jace no quiere compartir a Bethany con nadie. Está obsesionado con ser el único hombre en su vida y está dispuesto incluso a poner en juego su amistad de años con Ash. Bethany será únicamente suya. Incluso si esto significa darle la espalda a su mejor amigo.
Jace, Ash, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They're accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Jace, it's a woman whose allure takes him completely by surprise... Jace Crestwell, Ash McIntyre, and Gabe Hamilton have been best friends and successful business partners for years. They're powerful, they're imposing, they're irresistibly sexy, and Jace and Ash share everything--including their women. When they meet Bethany, Jace begins to feel things he's never experienced before: jealousy, and a powerful obsession that threatens him, overwhelms him--and excites him beyond control. Jace isn't sharing Bethany--with anyone. He's determined to be the only man in her life, and it's jeopardizing a lifelong friendship with Ash. Bethany will be his and his alone. Even if it means turning his back on his best friend.
A delicious twist on erotic romance, and the debut collection from a hot new author. Three novellas. Two interlocking stories. One sizzling read. Nice set up: one spirited woman in Kit Townsend, and two hot buddies, Ryder and Mac, who take turns giving Kit what she needs. It's the perfect no-strings triangle and while it doesn't exactly follow the rules, neither does Kit. But when love unexpectedly throws these three friends for a loop, can they still have a happy ending? And then there's Mia Malone, a sweet Dallas girl who had big dreams for the future when she first met Texas Ranger Logan Kincaid. That fairy tale was a lifetime ago. Today, framed for drug possession, she's forced to work undercover at a strip joint where several working girls have disappeared. Then in walks Logan-her protector, savior, and lover.
The next heart pounding novel in the KGI series from Maya Banks, the New York Times bestselling author of Rush, Fever, and Burn, the Breathless trilogy. The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can't... Steele, a KGI team leader, is an enigma not even his teammates understand. His emotions are tightly locked down and nothing can break that icy exterior. Nothing except Maren Scofield, a doctor on a mission, a woman who has gotten under Steele's skin and threatens to crack that unflappable cool he's legendary for. Steele is determined not to allow Maren past his carefully guarded defenses. But when she's in danger, there's no way he'll allow anyone else to protect her. Maren's hiding something. He's sure of it. But he isn't prepared for the shocking discovery her secrets reveal. Or how they will forever alter the course of his destiny. He has a decision to make. Hold tight and shut her out. Or take a chance on something more powerful than he's ever faced: Love.
Two sizzling-hot authors. One incendiary volume. Four can play at this game... In Pillow Talk by Maya Banks, Zoe is a woman in a committed relationship with her boyfriend Chase. Then one night, Chase reveals his number-one fantasy, which involves his two best buddies. Is Zoe game? She sure is, because it opens the door for a secret fantasy all her own. In Shayla Black's Her Fantasy Men, a girly-girl named Kelsey plays football, craves action movies, and loves knocking back a cold beer with her three best friends-all male. Yet she's never seemed sexually interested in any one of these hot guys. So what does Kelsey want? A fantasy come true for all four of them.
Ash, Jace y Gabe son tres de los hombres más poderosos de la ciudad y están acostumbrados a conseguir todo lo que desean. Todo.En lo que respecta al sexo, Ash McIntyre siempre ha explorado su lado más salvaje, llevando sus relaciones al extremo y sin comprometerse emocionalmente de ninguna manera. Exige tener en sus manos el control y prefiere a mujeres pasivas, a las que les gusta ser dominadas y que incluso ha llegado a compartir con su amigo Jace.Sin embargo, ahora Jace mantiene una relación con una mujer que no está dispuesto a compartir y Gabe está con alguien que le da todo lo que quiere.Los cambios en la vida de sus mejores amigos hacen que Ash se sienta por primera vez inquieto y frustrado. Es en ese momento cuando conoce a Josie, quien parece inmune a los encantos y la cuenta bancaria de Ash. Intrigado, la cortejará con la convicción de que Josie no conseguirá resistírsele. Lo que nunca imaginó es que la mujer que se atreviera a decirle "no" sería la que lo llevaría al límite de su deseo.La trilogía Sin aliento está compuesta por Éxtasis, Fervor y Frenesí.
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