Just one look from her evocative neighbor, Hawk Wainwright, was all it took to set Mission Creek newcomer Jenny Taylor on her toes. But haunting memories from a brutal ex-husband made her wary of his touch.Still, Jenny couldn't help being drawn to Hawk, a lone wolf who had never quite fit into the legitimate Wainwright pack. He knew the pain of being estranged from flesh and blood, and now that the Carson/Wainwright feud was reaching a boiling point, mending fences would have to wait. He would gladly focus his attention on the achingly vulnerable woman next door. Yet, could Jenny trust this kindred spirit with her deep, dark secret and still feel safe in his arms?
THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF CAGES. Once the glamorous mistress to a high-powered mob boss, Natalie Pascal was now a kept woman of a very different sort. Her new keeper: U.S. Marshal Zack Ryder, the handsome man assigned to give her a new identity and a chance to cleanse her torrid past. Soon, only her guardian's presence could comfort her, only his touch could chase away her nightmares.Zack always played by the rules and that meant never getting involved with a witness. If Natalie's cover was compromised, she'd be given a new life – one he'd know nothing about. But trying to deny his desire for the vulnerable beauty was compromising his very ability to see danger approaching.By succumbing to Natalie's siren song, Zack could destroy his career and maybe his own safety. Now, who was keeping whom?
Lourdes Quinterez had no choice but to tend the badly bruised stranger she found lurking on her ranch. Soon the compassion that stirred her heart changed from tender caring to steamy desire for the rugged, mysterious intruder who called her «Angel» and promised to stay by her side….Juan knew nothing about the man he had been. He only knew the man he wanted to be–Lourdes's lover and father to her twin daughters. But when Juan's sordid past threatened to ruin it all, only the fragile bond of love he had forged with her could make real his hope for a new life.
The quest for his Cherokee heritage had brought Adam Paige to Native American Sarah Cloud, hoping sweet Sarah could enlighten him on the culture they shared.The bright, beautiful woman quickly became more than his guide to a proud nation. But Adam knew too well what deep desires could mean for his wounded spirit. Her goal had been only to help Adam regain his birthright. But soon Sarah was giving Adam more than she'd given any man – her heart was his for the asking.Yet what would become of their much-coveted happiness once Adam learned his legacy held a powerful, shocking secret neither had ever imagined?
Kidnapped. Drugged. When he wakes in a glitzy mansion, Justin Elk is stunned and angry to learn he's the secret heir to the notorious Halloway mob empire. Then a mysterious woman – a maid – stirs his desires – and begs for his help. Maya Reyes infiltrated the Halloway estate to uncover the truth about her father's disappearance.Now, to continue her search, she agrees to pose as the mistress of the newfound heir – a man she should hate. But as Maya and Justin begin their tantalizing charade, their uncontrolled passion may prove a deadly distraction.
Allie Whirlwind is well versed in the arts of the unexplained and has been known to see ghosts.But when she comes home to find a warning in red paint: This Is For Daniel, she knows she's dealing with a flesh-and-blood predator. Daniel Deer Runner was a military man and Allie's best friend–until the injury he incurred saving her life left him with amnesia–and no memory of their attraction.As they search for clues to her stalker, forgotten memories surface…and unstoppable passion sparks. Yet someone out there will kill to keep Daniel from falling for Allie again….
I am Allie Whirlwind, shaman.With my father a ghost, my sister a psychic, my great-grandmother a vengeful Apache witch and my mother on death row, I'm no stranger to the supernatural–or the struggle between good and evil.When I painted his image on canvas–this dark-winged warrior–I imagined an angel, but he's far more. Dark. Delicious. Sinfully sexy…and cursed. My painting released him from a spell, but the transformation was incomplete. Now he lingers in twilight, half man, half raven. If I don't find a certain talisman before the curse comes full circle, he'll suffer eternally. I cannot let that happen….