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HE WAS BIG AND STRONG AND SEXY... But he was a complete stranger! So why was she lying in his arms on a public beach? He said he'd rescued her when a blue sedan had forced her car into the ocean, but she couldn't remember anything....CIA analyst Clay Rogan was sent to find and decode the documents Melinda Murphy's brother had mailed to her. But first he had to keep her safe from the killers pursuing her. Harder still, he had to fight the desire that glittered between them. Clay was determined to win the battle with their deadly enemies-but with Melinda, all he could think of was surrender!
Set against the backgrop of the Vietnam era; two women fall in love and must make choices.
Sir Douglas Drury was a spy during the Napoleonic war and has the scars, and enemies, to show for it. When he is set upon in a London street, he finds it hard to be grateful because his rescuer is not only a woman, but French into the bargain! Juliette Bergerine has learned to keep herself safe by avoiding undue attention, but now her life is also in danger and, together, she and Drury must take refuge in a mansion in Mayfair. There, this broodingly cynical man proves an irresistible temptation. . . .
Confused about her troubled marriage, Kendra Taylor needs time to sort out her feelings. Retreating to an abandoned cabin left to her husband, Isaac, by the maternal grandmother he never knew, she is quickly welcomed into the rural community of Toms Brook. She soon becomes curious about a beautiful heirloom quilt and the past Isaac has always refused to explore. The unusual quilt clearly has a story to tell, and Kendra hopes that helping her husband connect with his roots may also help him reconnect with her.At first Isaac's reluctant visits to the cabin only underscore the difficulties in their marriage. But as circumstances force them to piece together a new relationship, Isaac discovers that the history of a family he never knew may hold the key to his future.As a passionate story of strength, loss and desperation unfolds, the secrets of the quilt are revealed and the threads of an unraveling marriage are secured.
For six years Carly Nolan has built a life for herself and her son Christopher, never getting too close to anyone. Nobody in the sleepy little beach community suspects she is running - from the mistakes she made in her youth, the memory of her fiancé Rick and his unexpected death, and the rich, powerful people who want to take away her child. She has carefully concealed her troubled past from the folks in the isolated haven of Twilight Cove. Until now. Private investigator Jake Montgomery has been looking for elusive Caroline Graham since the day she disappeared with Rick's baby. All Jake wants is answers. He finally finds her living under an assumed name, no longer a wild teenager, but a beautiful, devoted single mother who captivates him like no one ever has before. As Carly cautiously allows Jake into her life, she begins to trust another person for the first time in a long while. She never imagines that Jake, caught between his mission and his growing passion, poses a threat to her protected world. For if her secrets are revealed, she might lose the child she holds so dear - and the man who possesses the key to her heart.
Readers have fallen in love with Eternity Springs, the magical town in Emily March's beloved series where something wonderful happens to hearts in need of healing. Twenty years ago the town bad boy, Cam Murphy, left Eternity Springs in handcuffs, riding in the back of a sheriff's van . . . and breaking young Sarah Reese's heart. The defiant teenager vowed never to return.In Australia, Cam makes a new beginning. He builds a successful business and suffers few regrets until Sarah--and their daughter--walk into his life, and then immediately run away. Realizing it's time to right yesterday's wrongs, he follows Sarah home to Colorado--and turns her world upside down.Cam wants to know his daughter. He needs to prove to Sarah, the town, and himself that he's changed. Will the residents of Eternity Springs offer forgiveness--and will Sarah have the courage to trust this man who is asking for a second chance?From the Paperback edition.dition.
Deep down Fernando Ramsey longs for the kind of love his parents never shared-a love based on equality and respect. Sadly, he hasn't met the woman to make his secret yearning come true, until he meets Contessa Warren. Gorgeous and sexy, the Chicago publisher is everything Fernando desires. . . . ; Unfortunately, Contessa is out to prove the Ramseys are hip-deep in a scandal that could harm more than their family name. She's also dangerously close to falling for Fernando. The red-hot passion they share in the bedroom is making it hard for Contessa to concentrate in the newsroom. The million-dollar question-can Fernando and Contessa's relationship survive the shocking revelations about to shake the powerful Ramsey clan?
After she discovers Limelight Entertainment is about to merge with its biggest rival--which is run by her childhood enemy Ram Jordan--Sofia Wellesley thinks her anger will get the best of her. So why is her heart clamoring for the man she hates most in the world? Original.
The pain of lost love has shaped Tykira Lowery, and despite the challenges of starting life anew, her savvy business skills and warm spirit guarantee her entrepreneurial success. Now, coming face to face with Quaysar Ramsey each day was overwhelming her nerves...and her desires. One dance in this resort developer's arms led Tykira to believe there may be a chance to start over with the man she'd lost once before.... Convinced that a threat still exists on her life, Quaysar Ramsey has kept Tykira at arms length for years. Now seeing her back in Seattle at his brother's wedding, old embers began to ignite into a flaming passion. Amid surprising revelations, and some hard truths, Tykira and Quaysar might just bridge the gap that has kept them apart for far too long. Will his true feelings for the only woman who has ever held his heart finally bring them together?
THE MAN SHE COULDN'T FORGET...He was a man of adventure, the epitome of masculinity, and he had swept the girl next door off her feet one incredible night-and made her a woman. But Marco Esposito didn't think he was the home-and-hearth type of man that Sophie Morrell deserved...so he walked away.But he never forgot her.Now Marco was back and he wanted to do right by Sophie-for now and always. Sophie hadn't forgotten those fiery kisses, but could she trust that their night of shared passion would grow into the love of a lifetime...?
This two-book bundle includes both Lovers' Yoga and Lovers' Massage. Best-selling author Darrin Zeer knows that two are better than one when it comes to yoga and massage! Delightfully illustrated, Lovers' Yoga outlines 60 surprisingly simple stretches organized into five chapters: Playful, Powerful, Peaceful, Patient, and Passionate. Lovers' Massage draws on a range of exotic massage techniques to create soothing moves. Enticing illustrations accompany the 65 massage techniques, encouraging couples to enjoy the book from beginning to end for an unforgettable full-body massage.
Edgar-winning author Howard details one of the strangest, most brutal crimes committed in our time: the killing of businessman Frank Columbo, his wife and son-by their daughter Patty. Howard traces Patty's life through the streets of suburban Chicago and offers an explanation of why she became a part of such a bizarre and terrible crime.
Originally published in 1966 and now recognized as a classic, Norman O. Brown's meditation on the condition of humanity and its long fall from the grace of a natural, instinctual innocence is available once more for a new generation of readers. Love's Body is a continuation of the explorations begun in Brown's famous Life Against Death. Rounding out the trilogy is Brown's brilliant Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis.
The Wedding Ring: Four high school friends and a pact--every girl marries her ideal man by thirty or be prepared for matchmaking. The Bride-To-Be: Raven Muldoon, therapist by vocation and aspiring stand-up comic by desire, realizes her friends in the Wedding Ring have made a grave mistake...and that's no joke. The Prospective Groom: Brent Radley, a man who looks like perfect husband material--until Raven meets his sexy-as-sin younger brother...and Brent turns out to be less than devoted... The Hitch: Brent's brother, Hunter, is no choirboy, but not even he would steal his brother's woman--no matter how tempted he might be. It's up to Raven to turn the tables....
In Love's Glory, mystical scholar Andrew Harvey presents 108 stunning short poems by the thirteenth-century Sufi mystic and poet Rumi. Working from translations in various languages and drawing on two decades of studying Rumi's work, Harvey's "re-creations" are arranged in a dance around crucial mystical themes: nondual bliss, ordeal, ecstatic recognition, revelation, and gratitude. "These short poems by Jalal-ud-Din Rumi, humanity's most passionate and exalted mystic poet, are telegrams from Supreme Consciousness, sharp, dazzling, electric messages directly from Rumi's Awakened Heart to our own, word-mirrors held up to us by Love itself so we can glimpse our own real face."--from the Introduction
In the middle of a busy hospital emergency room, Dr. Ana Ramirez couldn't help but notice orderly Mike Fuller's quick skills and impressive bedside manner. And, yes, his very good looks. So she proposed a simple cup of coffee to talk about his future, never expecting to find herself wishing she were a part of it. . . But until Fuller could talk about his past -- about family secrets, sacrifices and the faith that pulled him through -- his future was on hold. As was any relationship with Ana. Or was it?
Sarah Johnson is a profiler in Portland, Oregon. She thinks she has successfully moved beyond the pain of her mother's death fifteen years ago. However, when Justin Breslow shows up at her office claiming to be an investigative reporter from Dallas wanting to do a feature on her mother, Sarah realizes the pain has just been dormant. She agrees to work with Justin; she's always wanted to retrace her mother's final days, but she has no intention of sharing family secrets with a perfect stranger.Sarah and Justin unravel a plot more complex and sinister than they expected. They pursue a trail of deceit and corruption to a women's prison in Alabama, a centuries old hotel in Georgia, and a family ranch in Texas. Nothing is simple or as it seems. Along the way, Sarah tries not to fall for Justin's Southern charm, and Justin fights to resist Sarah's beauty and sharp intellect.This unlikely duo will find more than they ever hoped to - in the prison, in their own backyards, and in each other's arms. Whether they survive to enjoy their discoveries is the final mystery.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Book description: Love's Labours Lost is the story of Ferdinand, King of Navarre, who declares that his court will be devoted to ascetic study for three years and that women should be sworn off by the men in his court.
In this masterful erotic thriller, two dangerously predatory women compete for one man's heart. But seduction is a double-edged sword when the man in the middle means to come out on top.
A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: a universal story of passion and personal destiny by the award-winning author of A Pigeon and a Boy. When the mysterious Judith arrives in a small agricultural village in Palestine in the 1930s, she attracts attention of three men: Moshe, a widowed farmer; Globerman, a wealthy cattle dealer; and Jacob, who loses his wife--the most beautiful woman in the village--because of his obsession with Judith, who insists on living in a cowshed rather than settling down with any of her admirers. When she gives birth to Zayde, all three suitors consider him their son, and Zayde, who tragically loses Judith, imbibes their triple wisdom and their distinct versions of his origins. As Zayde pieces together the beguiling story of the singular woman who was his mother, Meir Shalev weaves a magical novel of the joys and secrets of village life, of an unconventional family, and the unexpected fruits of love.this novel of an unconventional family and the unexpected fruits of love.From the Trade Paperback edition.
A SOLDIER'S PROTECTIONWhen Roman commander Lucius Tindarium finds an injured woman in the desert outside Jerusalem, he rescues her and offers her a safe haven at his mother's home. Something about the lovely and mysterious Anna touches a chord deep inside him. But how will he safeguard his heart from the truth of her painful past?Fleeing a cruel father and an unwanted marriage, Anna is extremely grateful to the powerful warrior who saved her life. Though she knows she can never have a future with a man who's not a believer, she cares for him deeply. Can Anna make this hardened Roman soldier believe that their love can overcome all?
Isabelle Tunskill's life ends when a wolf mangles her right arm. The brutal attack at Keene Lodge leaves her physically and emotionally crippled. Deprived of her career in the New York City Ballet, she ventures home to Tavella, Colorado. After four years of mental rehab, Isabelle returns to the lodge, ready to confront her demons.When the former ballerina appears on Curtis Keene's front lawn, she stirs up the beta werewolf's alpha instincts and a load of trouble for the Keene Lodge pack. She doesn't remember Curtis but he remembers her. Isabelle should have died at his alpha's command. Four years ago, a crazed pack mate they hunted attacked Isabelle. With the rogue's attention on her, the pack could bring the mad wolf down. Curtis couldn't watch an innocent woman die for the pack's benefit. His interference allowed the wolf's escape. The Keene Lodge pack found no trace of their murderous pack mate. Until now.Isabelle's return draws out the rogue. Curtis's alpha has plans for his beta and the woman his subordinate wolf cares for. Curtis's orders: win Isabelle's trust. Keep her at the lodge at all costs. There's no better lure for a mad wolf that the prey that got away. How can Curtis protect Isabelle when his alpha demands her blood? Only with control of the pack can Curtis keep Isabelle safe, but what will the ballerina do when she discovers the charming groundskeeper she's come to trust is one of the monsters she fears?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Hostage of the HeartDynamic news journalist Piers Armstrong had survived being held hostage by terrorists in Central America for a year. Now he was back home and the slow process of rehabilitation had begun. Every night Piers returns to captivity in his dreams....Suzy Collier had to talk Piers into giving an interview about his experiences-and of course he refused to cooperate! He was the same stubborn, difficult...incredibly sexy man that Suzy had fallen in love with three years ago. Or was he? Suzy couldn't help noticing sublte changes in him....
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