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Love saves the day in this quintet of thrilling romantic suspense novels you won't be able to put down. Indulge in the sheltering embraces of a few good men (and women!) with these taut and compelling tales of intrigue:Atonement: A rash of unexplained suicides in the sleepy town of Eider, Iowa, draws McIntire County deputy Nicolette Rivers into a devious killer's twisted plot. A former marine sniper suffering from PTSD, she hides her own deadly secrets from everyone but detective Con O'Hanlon, who is more than willing to help cover up the fallout. But is he too late to prevent Nic's dark, downward spiral? Or is Con the one man stronger than her demons?The White Carnation: The last person disgraced reporter Faye Lewis wants back in her life is Detective Rob Halliday, the man she blames for ruining her career and breaking her heart. But when she finds an old friend murdered, he's assigned the case. Can they set their troubled past aside and work together, or will the Harvester serial killer and his cult followers reap another prize?In the Shadow of Pride: When Lexie Trevena's matchmaking friends accidentally place her smack in the path of a terrorist who intends to use her as his pawn, the only person who can help her is Special Agent-in-Charge Luke "Mac" McNeil - the man she holds responsible for her husband's death.Saving Maggie: Reporter Maggie's psychic gift incites a serial killer to play games with her, and this madman seeks her death to bind them together forever. Only detective Joshua Tyler has the power break this bond in time - that is, if she can make him believe her.Hiding Places: Mona Smith is on the run to avoid getting mixed up in some dirty business with a drug kingpin. Will she find escape or more trouble in unexpected savior Linc Dray's arms?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Private eyes are watching and romance is calling in these five seriously suspenseful stories. Full of dashing detectives, femme fatales, and nocturnal desires, this collection offers breathtaking thrills to get your pulse pounding.Always and Forever Love: Lacy Aegar and her sister have done well with their private investigation firm, but Jackson Carter, the son of a powerful business tycoon, is siphoning off clients. However, getting to the root of this problem will require risking her heart along with her neck.Redeeming the Night: When the daughter of a Las Vegas politician disappears, private investigator and freshly turned werewolf Eric stumbles onto a frightening series of kidnapped girls. But he finds himself distracted from the case by the mysterious Ashley, on the run from her succubus clan.Final Mend: Jake Inman needs a private investigator to track down his kidnapped goddaughter. Winona Wall left the PI game, but now to save herself she must team up with Jake - and avoid love at all costs.Secrets and Lies: Actor-turned-private-investigator Charlie Ziffkin traces a stolen sculpture to his hometown, where his path crosses again with former sweetheart Juliana Sanchez, a psychic who knows exactly what he's hiding.Holding Out for a Hero: PI Collin Atlee hides behind a handsome face and a cocky attitude. That is, until he takes Seneca Simms's case. Solving the mystery behind her birth is the easy part. The hard part is stealing her heart without exposing his painful past.Sensuality Level: Sensual
The Wulfkin Legacy saga continues with this gripping tale of love under extraordinary circumstances.Death has followed Alena Novac's circus family for years. When the police arrest her brother for a murder he didn't commit, she has only a week to rescue him before he transforms into his wolf form in prison and exposes their wulfkin existence to the world.Enre Ulf, a former member of the Varlac, the fearsome ruling wulfkin clan, plans to infiltrate Alena's circus clan and take out their alpha to save his home in Transylvania. Except he never expected his wolf claiming Alena as his mate, or feeling compelled to save her brother to help protect the secrets of the wulfkin.With the police closing in and the blood feud threatening them, Alena and Enre must overcome their pasts to save their packs' futures.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Trouble's on the run in rural Eider, Iowa, and Deputy Cassy Rivers's heart is in the line of fire. Two years ago, she barely escaped a harrowing experience at the hands of a maniac - and not without scars. Now a series of random robberies leads to the brutal death of a fellow officer, and she must put her trust in the one man who broke her heart.FBI agent Boyce Hunt knows commitment isn't for men with pasts like his. He left Cassy once to protect her from the blackmail and manipulation he faces from his mother's criminal enterprise. But when they reluctantly partner up to capture the modern Bonnie and Clyde terrorizing McIntire County, their attraction flames to life once more, pulling Boyce between two loyalties.Will they risk their hearts again, even if it means losing everything?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
All's fair in love and war when specialist Jane Larson and Captain Barnaby Blackstone give into their lust for each other while stationed in Vietnam. As the world disintegrates around them, their one night of passion ends with her evacuation back to stateside duty.Years later, Jane is neck deep in an undercover DEA operation gone horribly wrong. Kidnapped and then committed to an asylum, she has no hope of escape from the clutches of a notorious cult leader. The only thing that sustains her through the pain is her memories of Barnabyoeven as she knows she'll never be with him again.Little does she realize that Barnaby has spent several of his years as an immortal, Indebted killer yearning for the fierce and beautiful woman who had unlocked hope in his cold, hard soul. When his sixth sense leads him to her hospital room, he sets her free, but in the process attracts the attention of an otherworldly maniac intent on revenge. To save Jane from the dark forces surrounding her, Barnaby must reveal his deepest secret. Can she live with the man he's destined to be, or will the truth leave her lost to him forever?Sensuality Level: Sensual
This season, cast your vote for love! Hit the campaign trail with these seven couples who discover that politics can make for strange but decidedly sexy bedfellows.The Election Connection: War widow Lily Ashton's heart is closed to love, so she's the perfect choice to play fiancee to help secure a re-election for her pal, Congressman Ford Richardson. But as they work together, their not-quite engagement starts to feel much more real than either is ready to admit.Crashing the Congressman's Wedding: Actress Alice Cramer wants her local congressman's help securing a federal grant to open an historic theater - and that starts with dramatically interrupting his wedding. You don't want to miss a minute of Alice and Justin's mismatched, headstrong, passionate, perfect relationship.Sold as Is: Mandy McCarthy is the perfect gal to help Aaron Owen's charity, and their attraction is firing up the gossips. The problem? Aaron's father is running for re-election as governor, and he's not above blackmail and threatening to pull his son's grant funding if he doesn't cease this scandalous affair.Looking for Prince Charming: Glory agrees to pose as her boss's girlfriend while he campaigns for Lord Mayor of Melbourne - which might not be the best idea since she's already in love with him!Core Attraction: When Dr. Declan MacCarthy protests outside the power plant where Fiona Halpin handles public relations, she's almost too busy doing damage control to notice how gorgeous he is. As Fiona slowly warms to Declan and his passion for his cause, can she drop her defenses enough to let him reach her inner core?California Sunrise: Dr. Raúl Mendez finds himself drawn to single mother Alicia Fuentes, but their blossoming relationship must withstand the political and very personal battles surrounding immigration.Valentine Vote: Courtney Larson is a lobbyist for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Eric Morrison is a U.S senator from a North Carolina tobacco family. They're entrenched on opposing sides of a new tobacco tax, but their sexual tension can't be denied. Can they find common ground on the Senate floor and in the bedroom?Sensuality Level: Sensual
It's hard to resist a man in uniform, and when it comes to these ten sexy law enforcement heroes, danger never looked so good. From street beats to under the covers, they're arresting, they're provocative, and they're sure to steal your heart!Undercover Heat: When Agent Kyra Sanders and FBI hotshot Quinn Daniels are assigned to go undercover as a married couple, trouble - and desire - flares. She's got a history, he's got a hell of a secret, and the only answer to this dilemma is almost criminal.In the Shadow of Vengeance: Elizabeth Merlot can't afford to let handsome Detective Noah McNeil discover her secret past. But when trouble finds her son, Noah may be the only one who can save their lives.Montana Mustangs: When a body washes up on the shore of a rural Montana lake, police officer Dane Burke and Aura Montgarten must get to the bottom of this mystery - but Aura has a secret that's out of this world. Can two unlikely souls find true love?Love Is in the Air: When Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant Jim Cromwell investigates Maine-based drug ring The Alabatross Alliance, the case leads him to airline pilot Captain Sophie Berg. He's not sure if she's an innocent or his lead suspect, but when she's kidnapped, Jim must decide whether to believe his head or his heart.Inheriting Fear: Detective Luca Patterson has never crossed a professional line until he meets his new neighbor Mya. She's sexy, feisty, and he can't stop thinking about her, but her secrets coincide with Luca's case - and lead to an unexpectedly sizzling interlude in his bed. When lines blur, will love or duty ultimately come into focus?Fated Hearts: Sheriff Carter McAlister offers mysterious newcomer Henley Elliott a job as his assistant. Breaking through her carefully built shell proves to be a near-impossible task, and now a dangerous new presence in the Cove seems to be targeting Henley. Can Henley and Carter leave their secrets and scars in the past to get a second chance at happily ever after?On His Watch: Special Agent Jason Spark is enjoying some welcome peace and quiet when he's called to a 911 call and steps into a horrifying bloodbath straight out of a Hollywood slasher movie. Survivor Nikki Hart believes Jason might be the angel sent to protect her. But when she learns about the secret role he played in her tragedy, can she ever forgive him?Ashley's Allegiance: Ashley Whitman's ready to step up and contribute to the family tea legacy, just like her successful cousins. But as the conspiracy surrounding the farm deepens, so does her relationship with Sheriff Jacob Sanders. Their families have been rivals for years . . . will a union between them finally bring peace to Emerald Springs?Acts of Faith: Everyone assumed Emma's brother died in a car accident. Then one of his friends asks Emma to meet her so she can reveal the truth, but the whistleblower is brutally murdered before their appointment. There's only one person Emma can turn to for help - her ex-husband, a cop who never wants to see her again.Retribution: The homicide of a criminal lawyer puts Dallas homicide detective Remy LeBeau on a collision course with a professional assassin from his past. Is his relationship with professional barrel racer Cody Lewis the motivation behind the attacks - or a secret weapon that gives him the edge to end this nightmare once and for all?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Blackmailed into marrying her family's enemy, then swiftly widowed by illness, Lady Sorcha Marr must take charge of a clan she hates as much as they hate her. But fate intervenes in the form of her husband's twin - the man who betrayed her and led to her downfall.Sir Colin Marr fled his Highland home in disgrace, believing he would never again see the woman he loved. Returning a decade later to root out Scottish traitors who have infiltrated his family stronghold, he must persuade Sorcha to set aside her hostility and treat him as her husband in his brother's place. He needs the cover not only to save Scotland but her inheritance his resentful clan would gladly confiscate.Has fate set them up to even an old score, or is it giving them a new shot at learning to trust . . . and love?Sensuality Level: Sensual
When a mission goes sideways and leaves seasoned spy Arabella Nox with valuable information and a terrorist on her heels, she seeks out the one person on earth she hopes won't betray her: the husband she hasn't spoken to in years.Felix Ibarra thought he'd put his past behind him, so he's shocked when Arabella shows up naked in his bed, warning him of an imminent threat. Then, to make things worse, she gets a job with his firm, Wyn Security, behind his back. It's clear there's more to her story, but trust doesn't come easily to either of them. Can Felix and Arabella work together to banish a mutual enemy, or will the deep emotions that tore them apart the first time be their undoing once again?This sexy cat-and-mouse game between former lovers will keep you on your toes all the way to the surprising ending.Sensuality Level: Sensual
With a heart as pure as platinum and electricity at her fingertips!Soaring like a falcon at the speed of light!She's . . . ELECTROMANCER!When arch villain Momo threatens to destroy the world with The Big Zapper - a weapon of mass destruction the likes of which has never been seen before - it's up to Alexa Manchester and her new electricity-harnessing superpowers to stop him.With a little help from her sexy chauffeur, Sigfred Sawyer, and some exciting encounters with the mysterious and handsome Blue Arrow, soon Alexa's love life is charged up, too. And to defeat the seemingly invincible Momo, it might just take the naturally super power of love to save the day.Offering all the Kabam! Pow! Zap! of beloved comic book sagas with the beating heart of a love story, this over-the-top, genre-blending send-up is sure to delight superhero fans and romance readers alike.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she's been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn't making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans.Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He's convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he's attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there's something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Artist Micah Taylor has returned home to tiny Fiesta, Florida, to pick up the pieces after the death of the father who disowned him. Mourning and still hurting that his dad never accepted that his son was gay, Micah stands at an emotional crossroads, unsure of his next move.Cash Callahan was a born entrepreneur, spending all his lunch money in grade school on sweets at the dollar store - then selling it to his classmates for jacked-up prices. Now he's bought a town icon and turned it into The Sweet Tooth, Fiesta's only candy store. When Micah decides to buy his father's favorite candy to lay on his grave, the visit brings a flood of memories to both young men, who had admired each other from afar all through high school - though neither knew it at the time. Then Cash hires Micah to paint a mural on the side of his building, and they embark on a scorching-hot relationship on the down low.Micah wants to publicly celebrate their rekindled feelings, but Cash fears the backlash from small-town minds intolerant of both gay and interracial romance. Can Micah convince him that life is sweeter when you're true to yourself?Sensuality Level: Sensual
It's always sexy when he runs the company . . . but she commands his heart. These 10 couples know exactly what suits them and where to draw the line between business and pleasure. Find out who's boss on these perfect lunchtime breaks!An Inconvenient Love: To expand his real estate business, Luca Castellioni needs an English-speaking secretary and a wife, so he strikes a bargain with pretty stranger Sophia Stevens. She's fascinating, and soon enough he wants more marriage and not so much convenience in their agreement. Too bad his new wife has reconstructed her own life without him. Can love overcome the obstacles between them?Urgent: One Nanny Required: Rania George is offered a sweet gig babysitting a boy she adores. Only catch? She has to fly to Hollywood - a place she loathes - and spend three weeks with his devastatingly handsome and arrogant father.Slow Ride: Mechanic Cooper Moretto rolls up on trouble with a capital T when he spots Kyla O'Grady's '67 Mustang Coupe by the side of the road. The new gal in Aston Falls is out of cash and he's short-handed, so an employment trade makes sense. But there's danger following Kyla. Can their love vanquish the threat?Bride by the Book: Small-town Arkansas attorney Garner Holt badly needs an assistant to sort out his cluttered office, but he didn't expect a super-secretary like Miss Angelina Brownwood. She's perfect until an online search reveals a flaw: Angelina isn't a secretary. But does her secret mean she's not the girl for him?Looking for Prince Charming: Glory agrees to pose as her boss's girlfriend while he campaigns for Lord Mayor of Melbourne - which might not be the best idea since she's already in love with him!Battling the Best Man: Now a Chicago resident, Dr. Kory Flemming can't say no to returning home for her best friend's wedding. Trouble is, Will Mitchell, the only man smart enough to keep pace with Kory in high school, is the best man, and he's up to his usual flirtatious tricks. Can they set aside their rocky past to make a new future together?A Man for All Seasons: There are crazier ways to spend a holiday. At least that's what journalist Janey Turner keeps telling herself when she agrees to spend Thanksgiving with the editor she's never met in person before. But the chemistry that flares between her and Joe Argenti is as hot and unexpected as the lightning strike that soon ignites Casper Mountain. Will her professional dreams cost her a merry Christmas?Act of Love: When you're young and passionate about your first theatre job, you do everything your director tells you, right? Not if you're Marigold Aubrey, who can't seem to resist speaking her mind around charismatic Tor Douglas. But is she trying for the part, or his heart?Edie and the CEO: Edie Rowan is passionate about workers' rights, but when her protests backfire, championing the little guy gets her in trouble with sexy CEO Everett Kirk. He sends her to attend management camp - and even drives her there himself. When they let down their professional guard, sparks fly and secrets are revealed.The Meatball Mistress: Ryan Garridy is a diehard commitment phobe, struggling to keep his Italian restaurant afloat. The last thing he needs is to hire Cara Manzoni, a woman who skipped out on paying for her meal. Unless, that is, this secretive stunner can save more than just his livelihood.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Candlelight dinners and sweet treats are the ingredients for love. These seven couples offer more than just a taste of romance to whet your appetite. It's a full plate of fun, a few food fights, and a satisfying menu to fill your cravings for passion.The Meatball Mistress: Ryan Garridy is a diehard commitment phobe, struggling to keep his Italian restaurant afloat. The last thing he needs is to hire Cara Manzoni, a woman who skipped out on paying for her meal. Unless, that is, this secretive stunner can save more than just his livelihood.A Sweet Deal: Richard Morgan's father will sell the family business to a rival candy company unless Richard marries to secure the business he loves. This deal is the only thing standing between mergers and acquisitions rep Yvette Cruz and the promotion she desperately wants. Will a growing attraction between them be enough to sweeten even this corporate rivalry?Company Ink: Violet Young fought hard to land her position with Wynne's Kitchen, New York City's world-renowned bakery at Rockefeller Center. Unfortunately, she's asked to train her new boss, sexy Ben Preston, who could cost her the next promotion she needs. Will Ben and Violet turn up the heat, or do their careers take the cake?His Wicked Celtic Kiss: It took just one teasing wink and a sexy Irish lilt from bad boy Lorcan Byrne to turn Julie Denison's world upside down faster than she could ice a cake in her bakery. The problem is, he's only in town for six months, and happily ever after isn't in this world traveler's vocabulary . . . unless Julie can help him learn a new language.Acute Reactions: The man with allergies never gets the girl, but that may change for restaurateur Ian Zamora when he makes an appointment with allergist Petra Lale. A little romance just might be chicken soup for his heart.Marrying the Wrong Man: Morgan Parrish's dad planned her marriage to a man destined to be president of the United States, but she fell in love with the town drunk's son, got pregnant, and fled. Now she's back and waitressing at the bistro Charlie Cramer manages. If they give in to the attraction and screw things up again, their daughter will deal with the fallout . . . or they just might get that American dream after all.Delicious Deception: Artist Emily Kate Boudreaux spends her days running a restaurant on a Texas bayou because it's what her family expects. Then sexy chef Connor Rikeland walks into her life and turns her business and her bed into one hot adventure. But Cajun cooking isn't his ticket to fame, and his story is a sham. Emily Kate must decide what's real, what's a lie, and what's worth risking her heart over.Sensuality Level: Sensual
We've turned the spotlight on seven couples who aren't pretending when it comes to setting their sights on fame. They're witty, they're sexy, but falling in love isn't in the script. Can they ignore the flash of the cameras and the roar of the applause long enough to find happy-ever-after off the red carpet?Forgiving Jackson: Country music superstar Jackson Beauford has returned home to Tennessee after a tragic concert fire to lick his wounds at his family estate, where Emory Lowell is trying to erase her own painful memories by running an event-planning business. As a passionate attraction flares between these two wounded souls, can they save more than just Beauford Bend?Hiding from Hollywood: Waitress Abby Richards is terrified when movie producer Ethan Walker walks into her diner. The last thing she wants is her name connected with his; her life is now about hiding from the tabloids. But when she's left without a safe place to stay, Ethan offers her sanctuary in his home, and Abby must decide whether she can finally stop running and trust Ethan with her secret.New York Minute: When rock star Diego Diaz flashes his bedroom eyes at shy accountant Veronica Bass during a wedding reception, she invents a cover story and leads him to the nearest hotel room. Diego's secrets are the kind that blow up any lasting relationship. Is their love destined to last for only a New York minute?Five of Hearts: As lead singer for the boy band Five of Hearts, Dean learned that women only want him for his money and fame. So he has a good reason for hiding his alter ego from his neighbor, Shannon, and everyone else in Scallop Shores. But the closer he gets to Shannon and her children, the more he realizes he may have made a big mistake.Perfect Partners: London's latest hit dance competition television show throws Lisa Darby and Redmond Carrington into each other's arms. The problem? These former flames aren't looking for a repeat performance. Can they stay in step with their goals and ahead of their past?California Thyme: Mandy Parker has sworn to avoid the Hollywood scene that sucked in her mother, until she takes a gig to cater to a movie set. She soon finds herself helping sexy locations manager James Lubbock discover who is sabotaging his career and losing her heart in the process.The Confection Connection: Baker Carly Piper's only way to save her bakery is to partner with her rival on a TV reality show to produce a wedding cake for a wealthy bride. Is this a half-baked proposal, or will love be the icing on the cake?Sensuality Level: Sensual
"Loren Estleman is my hero." --Harlan CobenDesperate Detroit and Stories of Other Dire Places represents forty years of suspense writing in the short form. Previously published in a host of magazines and anthologies, with a new Preface and introductions to the stories written especially for this collection, these eighteen tales feature gangsters, private eyes, psychotic killers, hitmen, feuding families, prostitutes, prizefighters, bodyguards, corrupt cops, the walking dead, and ordinary people driven by desperation to commit acts of violence.
There's nothing secondhand about a second chance at love, as these ten couples prove when their paths cross again. Come along for the ride as they learn just how powerful and sexy destiny can be:Holiday Wedding: Drew Cannon's attempt at a high-profile holiday doll for his family's company was a bust. To save the company's bottom line, he must team up with the company's marketing director, Lauren Kincaid - the woman who dumped him a year ago. Will working together mend and reunite their broken hearts?Secrets of the Heart: After a bad break up, Isabelle poured her heart into becoming a respected cardiologist. But now her flame, Nick Carter, has reappeared as Prince Nicholas Corsairs, heir to the throne of Wellfleet Isle, and he needs her to care for his ailing father.As If You Never Left Me: Rey and Joely Birch had what they thought was a perfect marriage . . . until it fell apart. Joely picked up the pieces and built a successful retail business. Now Rey is back, determined to win her heart again. But will his carefully laid plans disintegrate when she finds out what really brought him to Colorado?Marrying the Wrong Man: Morgan Parrish's dad planned her marriage to a man destined to be president of the United States, but she fell in love with the town drunk's son, got pregnant, and fled. Now she's back and waitressing at the bistro Charlie Cramer manages. If they give in to the attraction and screw things up again, their daughter will deal with the fallout, or they just might get that American dream after all.Coming Home: No woman ever really forgets her first love. Callie Sorenson's was tall, tanned, and - as her older brother's best friend - completely off limits. But now fate has brought her back home, where Callie quickly realizes that old feelings die hard. Can Danny McCutcheon win over the woman she's become?Love's Replay: Sandra Miller didn't think twice about the opportunity to move to a new city for her career. But the success she needs now comes at a high price: she'll have to partner with David Henderson, the man who said he loved her then crushed her heart. He's making it clear he wants her back, but is the potential personal pain worth the professional gain?Rescuing Dawn: Nurse Dawn Granger has loved and lost and it's a road she's not prepared to travel again - that is until paramedic Andrew Holmes reappears and makes her question feelings she thought long dead.The Bull Rider's Brother: Lizzie Hudson is enjoying rodeo weekend and the start of summer when James Sullivan, the cowboy who got away, walks his Justin Ropers back into her life. Can he learn to redefine family before she gives up on him and marries another?Wynter's Journey: Tragedy tore Wynter and Sam apart before he could tell her how he felt about her. Now fate has dropped her off on his doorstep, widowed, desperately broke, and very pregnant. His sense of honor dictates that he take her in, but soon old feelings resurface. Now the one person he'd wanted to leave behind is the one person he can't let go.Her Soldier's Touch: When U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Colten Taylor returns briefly to Phoenix to bury his brother, he's shocked to see Rachel Madison waiting for him at the airport. He regrets the morning he walked away from her; coming from an abusive home taught Colt to put limits on all his relationships. But now that she has his son in tow, will he keep running?Sensuality Level: Sensual
This charming Australian rural romance will remind you of the true meaning of the holiday spirit and the power of love.Kyle Davis doesn't do Christmas since he lost his whole family in the Boxing Day tsunami last decade. His idea of celebrating is going to his Margaret River property and cuddling up with his liquor cabinet. So finding Jordan Hastings in his shower is unacceptable - no matter how his body responds to her, a relationship is not on his holiday wish list.After being betrayed by the man she thought loved her, winemaker Jordan has taken over her father's caretaker position - and a little bit more - at the rural vineyard. She's trying to get her career on track by bringing the neglected grapes on the property back to life. Handsome Kyle is hard to resist, especially after they grow closer and she learns of his tragic past. But falling for a man who controls her employment is not on the table.Yet the more time they spend together, the more it appears that taking another risk on living and loving could be the best Christmas gift after all.Sensuality Level: Sensual
The Billionaire Cowboys trilogy by best-selling author Kristina Knight kicks off with a seductive story of long-simmering feelings and hot Vegas nights.When Vegas Nightly names local property developer Gage Reeves as its sexiest bachelor, he's barraged with a stream of showgirls, local socialites, and entertainers who all expect something from him. But all Gage wants is to make a success of his new luxury shopping development.Enter Callie Holliday. Callie dreams of having the hottest day spa in Vegas, but she's saddled with a bad location and an account balance full of zeroes. When she walks into a last-chance meeting with an angel investor and finds herself face to face with Gage, the childhood friend on whom she had a huge crush, she's not sure his reputation is the right match for her business. But then he offers her a storefront in his new high-end retail complex, and she has to admit it's a thoroughly tempting proposition. But feelings she thought were long buried threaten to turn their deal from strictly professional to decidedly personal.It's risky business gambling on love . . .Sensuality Level: Sensual
Leaving behind her stifling Texas roots, Sue Anne Devereaux plans to open a chocolate shop in her new hometown of Missoula, Montana. She's busy as a bee, joining the women's business league and drumming up new customers. But there's one big distraction: Zach Crippen--the kind of good-looking devil who makes her question if chocolate alone can give her life the sweetness it needs.Security guard Zach can't wait to finish his penance at Missoula's tiny airport, where he was banished after he made a mistake at a larger airport. He'll do anything it takes to get back his reputation and move on to a metropolitan assignment. A casual fling--no strings attached--would be fine with him, but the quirky woman who makes the best chocolate he's ever tasted deserves more than he can give her.Will their dreams cost them a chance at the future, or can they find a way to have their chocolate and eat it, too?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
After her dad is diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, Lilia Carrigan returns home to Wyoming. The insurance company won't cover the costs for an experimental trial that offers his best chance at surviving, and she needs a way to raise funds fast.Vincent Morgenstern has had a year to fulfill the clause in his dad's will that says if he doesn't marry, he'll lose out on inheriting the family business he loves so much. The deadline is New Year's Eve, and he's determined to get down the aisle, even if he has to pay the bride to be on his arm.When Lilia overhears his predicament at a coffee shop, the crazy solution to both their problems seems obvious. What's one year of faking it?But as the holiday season works its magic, their platonic partnership threatens to get very personal. Will Lilia and Vincent's December deal stay professional, or will real feelings ruin everything?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
An unbiased collection of Trump's greatest quotes! Brash, outspoken, and successful, Donald Trump is an American phenomenon. Always a controversial business leader, he's now become a major political figure, and he continues to make headlines around the globe. Even if you don't follow politics, it's hard to ignore his outrageous quotes and clips.Trump Talk is the unofficial guide to the mind of Donald Trump, featuring excerpts from speeches, interviews, and more. Whether he's denouncing immigration policies, giving advice on the art of the deal, or insulting other public figures, there's one thing you can't deny about Trump--he speaks his mind, and the results are fascinating.
Small town. Big secrets. Welcome to Sweet Ridge.Grayson Cooper is livid when he learns his father left him a keychain with a strawberry charm rather than ownership of the successful Guac Ole company. He's been groomed for this position since he escaped the factory floor as a teen and joined Jack in the corporate offices. But what good is the CEO title without the stock shares?College dropout Becca Nash is dumbfounded to learn that she now owns fifty percent voting stock in the company where she's just a line supervisor. The pay bump will help her take care of her mother's nursing home care, but the corporate halls intimidate her - and who wants to hobnob with those snobs anyhow?Stymied at every turn by her attitude, Grayson goes undercover boss to find out how he can steal back those shares, but surprisingly loses his heart to Becca instead. What he does discover is a secret that could blow apart not only Becca's world but his whole family. With so much hanging in the balance, Grayson must decide whether it's better to follow his head or his heart. Sensuality Level: Sensual
Small town. Big secrets. Welcome to Sweet Ridge.Gage Cooper has always wanted the family cabin. Not only for the oil on the property, but as a way to prove to his father that Gage's past doesn't define his future. When his dad wills the land to stranger Charlotte Wilkinson and all Gage gets is a mysterious key, he's determined to do anything to get his rightful inheritance back.Charlotte Wilkinson never expected to inherit a piece of property in Sweet Ridge, Texas - the Aussie businesswoman is focused on building an environmental analyst career here in the States. But the moment arrogant oil-man Gage Cooper walks into her office accusing her of seducing his father, all plans for selling the property to him fly out the window.Then fate threatens to send her back to Australia and the dueling duo are forced to accept a fake marriage to keep their dreams alive. But as they discover common ground and a surprising chemistry together, suddenly Gage must decide what's worth more: the land he's always coveted or a future with Charlotte.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Small town. Big secrets. Welcome to Sweet Ridge.The Cooper brothers receive the shock of their lives when their deceased father, owner of the lucrative Guac Ole company, wills away their inheritances to three random women.No one's more surprised when Jack Cooper leaves the family estate to music superstar Macy Young than his oldest son. Seeing his childhood memories being handed over to his high school rival - the first woman to break his heart - stings, especially when Gavin is left only a pair of old reading glasses and a cryptic note. Luckily, Macy can't sell the house for one year - plenty of time for Gavin to find a way to get it back.Living in the harsh spotlight of country music fame has cost Macy, and a little hometown peace and quiet just might heal her soul. But giving up and giving back Gavin's greatest prize may not be the tune she plans to sing.Can a country star and a country veterinarian find a way to bury their animosity and rediscover their first love in the process?Sensuality Level: Sensual
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