Maddie Delarue didn't know who was kissing her until Dylan Bridges–the rebel she once lusted after–whispered his name in her ear. Yet the magic of the moment was soon eclipsed when the body of Dylan's father was found floating in the pond.Accusing fingers pointed at Dylan, who had just returned to Mission Creek, but the former bad boy claimed to have mended his ways. And as far as he was concerned, clearing his name was easy compared to proving himself a gentleman of substance in Maddie's eyes.
Covering her first big story, reporter Lexie Murrough is caught in a shoot-out between African mercenaries and undercover Special Forces agents.A stray bullet from commando Deke Bronson’s gun leaves her paralysed. Ten years later, Lexie has worked hard to bring herself back from the brink. But it could be for nothing when she becomes the target of a psychopath. Lexie needs a bodyguard.Now with a private agency, Deke is assigned to protect the woman he’s never forgotten. He sees that the threats are the work of an organised terrorist group and that everything ties in to the events of ten years ago.As Lexie’s terrifying stalker gets closer, it’s time to ask for Lexie’s forgiveness – and save her life.
This arrogant, ill-mannered American was hardly the sort of man Princess Adele of Orlantha was used to encountering in her world of wealth and privilege.And yet Matt O'Brien was all that stood between her and the deadly conspiracy that threatened everything she held dear. Her only hope was a marriage – in name only – to her self-appointed «protector.»But to be so very intimate with this infuriating yet dangerously compelling man was almost more than she could bear – because their masquerade was turning into a passion that was all too real.
He was the man she had once offered her innocence to. The man who had heartlessly turned her away, claiming she was too young for him. Now Hunter Whitelaw, world-weary security agent with a body built for sin, was the man Manda Munroe would marry….Hunter claimed their marriage was only a means to lure her stalker out. But when the brooding bodyguard discovered his bride was just as passionate – and just as innocent – as ever, his hard heart was shaken to the core. For now Hunter knew with the certainty of a man aching with long-held desire that Manda was bound to be only his!
He was the hot-blooded cop who once stole her heart– right before he turned in his fellow cop: her own father! Now Navajo Joe Ornelas was back, playing the « good guy» once more. And– sweet mercy save her!– Andi Stephens was powerless to deny the passion that still beat within her proud heart….She was the only woman he' d ever loved. The only one who' d mattered when his duty had torn their tender union apart. And now that Andi needed him, this powerful protector was determined to do all he could. For this time, Joe wouldn' t walk away without his honor– or his woman!
PASSIONATE SECRETSOne sultry night many years ago, Sheila Vance became a woman in Caleb Bishop's arms. And though he never knew it, Caleb became a father. Now the hard-hearted bachelor was back in town, and Sheila fought the fiery attraction between them. For this time, Caleb had the power to hurt not only her, but also her precious child.When Caleb saw Sheila again, he wanted her back in his life – and in his bed. But he suspected more than passion made her tremble beneath his touch – and Caleb was determined to discover the elusive beauty's every secret… .3 Babies for 3 Brothers: There's nothing like a secret baby to bring a brooding bachelor home again!
THE AGENT: Burke Lonigan, weapons expert and world-class charmerTHE MISSION: To destroy a dangerous traitor, while defending his woman and child!Facing off with a deadly menace was easy for Burke Lonigan–until a beguiling beauty stepped in danger' s path. The only way Burke could protect Callie Severin was to make her his wife. Then Burke discovered his new bride was the beautiful stranger he had taken to his bed one passionate night long ago–and the mother of the child he' d never known! Now Burke was determined to defend his family–and damn the consequences to his heart!a year of loving dangerouslyWhere passion rules and nothing is what it seems….
A MAN OF HONORAnd honor was the only reason well-muscled former mercenary Aloysius Murdock agreed to be Catherine Price's bodyguard. For Murdock owed Catherine's father his life. But once Murdock laid eyes on his best friend's beautiful daughter, he realized he would do anything for her….A WOMAN IN LOVECatherine knew better than to succumb to the passion Murdock clearly offered, for she believed in love–and Murdock had given up on love long ago. Still, something in his heated gaze made her believe that the battle-worn bachelor needed her. Maybe just as much as she needed him .
The last thing Peggy Jo Riley wanted this holiday was a hard-boiled charmer in her house 24/7.But if she wanted to stay alive, she needed Jack Parker. And once she was in Jack's well-muscled arms, she realized just how much she needed him….Up until the moment he'd seen desire flicker in her pretty eyes, bodyguard Jack Parker had thought Peggy Jo Riley was just another assignment. But the vulnerability he'd glimpsed under this cool beauty's armor made him ache to do a whole lot more for Peggy Jo. Like kiss her till she gave him her trust. And love her till she gave him her heart…
Idealistic and rebellious Victoria Fortune defied her legacy in favor of a nursing assignment on the tiny island nation of Santo Bonisto. When the nation erupts in rebellion, mercenary Quinn McCoy is hired to get Victoria safely back to Texas.It's a dangerous adventure that nearly costs both Victoria and Quinn their lives. The few days they spend trapped together become a lifetime, and passion becomes a lifeline.But things change when they get back to the real world. Quinn, a loner and a tough guy, is convinced he has no place in the privileged world of the Texas Fortunes. He walks away, leaving a heartbroken Victoria with no choice but to live up to the name of her strong, proud family. She vows to go after the man she loves…because nothing stands between a Fortune and her heart.