Kara Collier just can't separate sex and serious relationships.What she needs is a lesson in the pleasures of sex without promises of forever. And who better to teach her than her commitment-shy – and hot – best friend, Ross Gabriel. Problem is, they know too much about each other to actually hit the sheets. Until the night he shows up dressed like a stranger, that is.Soon Kara's enjoying the hottest sex she's ever had…without a single thought of «I do!» What started out as a favor for his best friend has suddenly become something much more. Ross doesn't want to admit his feelings for Kara, though – it might mean changing his freedom-loving ways.But when other guys start showing an interest in Kara, Ross can't hide his thoughts anymore. Now he has to persuade Kara that this seductive friendship can go the distance and that his feelings are very real….
It's sizzle at first sight for Jackson McCall when Heidi Fields shows up on his doorstep. There's something irresistible about her that he'd love to explore. Too bad she's had a recent run of bad luck and needs his help more than his sexual moves.Or does she?Because Jackson would swear his new roommate is trying to seduce him. Her teasing is so good, he's struggling to remember that he's supposed to help her. But when she dangles a no-strings fling in front of him, she pushes him over the edge. Tangling under the covers with Heidi is too hot to stop. Can he persuade her to stay a little longer?
Rescuing the family ranch is the only reason Callie Cummings is home.To do that she must face the most infuriating–yet irresistible–man on the planet! Years ago she had an unforgettable fling with Declan O'Neill. And, oh my, can he still fill out a pair of jeans. Watching him strut across a corral is like waving a red flag.With that kind of enticement, how can Callie not be head over heels in lust with Deck again? Steamy sex aside, Callie's visit is strictly temporary. Nothing–and no one–can keep her from her big-city life. But if that's really true, why are thoughts of her and Deck riding into the sunset so tempting?
All Chloe Baxter wants for her birthday is one kiss from hottie Riley Connelly. She gets that and more.That one kiss leads to the most amazing one-night stand of her life. Sex with Riley is beyond spectacular. But when morning comes, she's resigned to returning to real life. Except that for Chloe, real life has gotten complicated. Her big job promotion has landed her in the middle of Riley's undercover investigation.Worse, he wants her to spy on her employers. Can she betray the people she cares about for a man she can't keep her hands off? And if survival means choosing between her head and her heart, Chloe's not sure which one will hurt worse if she loses it. . . .
The same psychic prediction three times is definitely a sign. Even though Esmeralda McElroy is ready to reunite with a man from her past, she doesn't expect Mitch Margolin to be him. Mitch is no longer the sexy musician who once caught her eye. Now he's a conservative, buttoned-down hot guy. So not her type.Still, the steamy way they connect between the sheets is making her see stars. The tricks he does with his fingers are sinful! But out of bed their different views collide. Does that mean he's Mr. Wrong? Is she tempting fate by continuing to sleep with him? Where is that crystal ball when she needs it?
Claire Quinn has a perfect ife–in her dreamsIn reality, she has an advertising job headed for permanent entry-level, a pricey apartment and a rat of a boyfriend. So now she has to make her wish come true.But she can get this figured out, right? She just has to hit on the plan and her life will get better. Good thing she has the Chickateers–her loyal girlfriends who regularly dish on their love lives, but never snivel! With their smart-ass outlooks and cheeky advice guiding her, how can she go wrong?Except that it turns out her ad exec mentor is a closet lecher, her new roommate is a little, uh, wild and the cute guy who just captured her attention? He's got a no-attachments, no-regrets mantra that doesn't fit the plan.Looks as if she's going to have to stop following her own advice.
Fantasy #1 Living out her every erotic desire…Boudoir photographer Samantha Sawyer is seeking the perfect guy to help her with a little project – one that involves willing captives. Or experimenting with edible goodies. Or… The tricky part is that the fuzzy face of her dream man has morphed into that of her new assistant, Rick West.Only Rick is on an undercover assignment, and partaking in Samantha's erotic world – enticing as it is – only makes his deception worse. Because once he's tempted, there's no going back….
Former stripper Autumn Beshkin is an urban girl eyeing a new profession.To climb this career ladder she's keeping her clothes on and taking an accounting job. Small-town living isn't as exciting as she's used to, but it's only temporary. Then she meets her sexy new boss, Mayor Mike Fields. The attraction between them steams up the office, and suddenly her visit here promises hedonistic pleasure.Luring the conservative mayor into some not-so-mayoral activities isn't difficult for a woman of Autumn's talents. And the results are sizzling! But just as she's eyeing the exit ramp out of town, Mike suggests turning this fling into a commitment. Is he–and his traditional town–really ready for the uncut version of Autumn?
Bad Girls' Rules To Live By1. Never date for more than two months.2. Never conform.3. Never, never go home…Wedding for One by Dawn AtkinsRunning out on her own wedding years ago is coming back to haunt Mariah Monroe. Now she needs to go home to persuade ex-groom Nathan Goodman to keep running her family's company. But he's determined to free his inner wild man. And even worse, it seems their attraction didn't fade when she drove off into the sunset…Tattoo for Two by Dawn AtkinsTo her family, Nikki Winfield is a successful store owner who's married to a doctor. Truth is, she's a tattoo artist with a commitment issue. A family emergency has called her home and she has to produce a groom. Enter Hollister Marx. He's a dentist–sort of a doctor, right?–who owes her a favor. Too bad her fake husband's kisses are a little too real!