Battling a fire at a friend's house turns into a nightmare when firefighter Shelby Fox becomes the only witness to a murder. Unfortunately, a bad fall at the killer's hands leaves Shelby with traumatic amnesia and plunges her life into danger.Assigning himself as Shelby's personal protector is Detective Clay Jessup, her best friend and someone she always counted on. But as they work to find the murderer, a fierce desire begins to replace the simple friendship they once saw in each other's eyes.After all these years, could there finally be something more between them, or are they just flirting with danger?
HE'D NEARLY BLED TO DEATH ON HER DOORSTEPCatherine Donnelly had come to Whirlwind to care for her rebellious brother. Not to rescue the very man who doubted her sibling's innocence! But as the Texas Ranger recovered in her bed, she was forced to admit that Jericho Blue might be the one man who could save her. And make her the woman she yearned to be!HAD THIS ANGEL OF MERCY DANCED WITH THE DEVIL?Jericho prayed that Catherine had nothing to do with the murderous ambush. For once he'd apprehended the culprits, Jericho knew the only way to satisfy the fierce passion Catherine aroused in him–would be to make the innocent temptress his wife!
COULD A HOTHOUSE FLOWER BLOOM UNDER BURNING TEXAS SKIES?Riley Holt didn’t think so. Susannah Phelps was fair, fragile…and wholly unsuited for frontier life. And being pregnant didn’t help matters. What she needed was a ticket back east – or at least someone to protect her. And damned if fate didn’t keep volunteering him for the job!Susannah was determined to show Riley that she could make a place for herself and her unborn child in the Wild West, away from scandal. Now, if only she could stop wishing that place were at Riley’s side!
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuriesIn fleeing her past, she found a future…Jake Ross’s life changes in a day when he finds a baby on his doorstep! Then he’s thrown into a spin by the quiet beauty he hires to look after his unexpected delivery.On the wild Texas frontier, everyone has something to hide – and Emma York is no exception. Jake can see that she has secrets, but the sexy rancher’s sure he can take care of her…if he can only find out what she needs protection from!
The woman standing in Rafe Blackstock's office was beautiful–unforgettably beautiful–and desperate for his help. But this wasn't just another client who needed a private investigator. This was the only woman he'd ever loved–the one who'd walked away from him without a backward glance, so many years ago….Kit Foley's troubled younger sister was missing, and she was willing to do anything to find her–even turn to the man she'd spent such a long time trying to forget. But their search for answers was proving to be even more dangerous than she'd feared–because it meant facing the truth of a love that had never died….
From the desk of Terra August Investigating the death of former fire investigator Harris Vaughn – my mentor and friend – has been tough, especially since we'd had dinner together only hours before his murder. There are a lot of suspects, which means I'm forced to spend time with cynical Jack Spencer – oh, what a hardship! – a ruggedly handsome, by-the-book detective with sad eyes and a sexy smile he rarely shows while he's working on Harris's murder.Meanwhile, I'm tracking a serial arsonist. The really strange thing is, I've gotten flowers after every fire. Could my secret admirer be a killer…and could the man I've begun falling for be the next target?
Collier McClain narrowly escaped being killed by the bullet that took a fellow firefighter's life. One of the first cops at the scene was Blaze, a woman who ignited the kind of heat that could sear a man's soul.With a fourth firefighter down, Detective Kiley Russell was in dire need of backup. Someone used to being in the line of fire. Someone like Collier McClain, a man she'd been trying to forget since they shared a bone-melting dance that made her burn for more.Now they were partners in a murder investigation, where the greatest danger came from their sizzling attraction….
JOSIE WEBSTER WAS NOT A BORN KILLER…But her thirst for justice could make her one. The outlaw who'd murdered her parents and fiancé had gotten off scot-free. And now the only thing standing between her and vengeance fulfilled was Sheriff Davis Lee Holt, who held her quarry prisoner…and completely captured her heart!A woman with secrets needed watching, and lawman Davis Lee Holt intended to watch Josie Webster like a hawk. Why would a seamstress need shooting lessons? Or be curious about the jail? But after nursing her for a near-deadly snakebite, he faced a much more compelling problem: he loved a woman he couldn't trust!
FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE…If there’s one thing Ivy Powell hates it’s accepting help! But after receiving menacing threats she’s left with no choice but to make a proposition to a ruggedly handsome cowboy. The only problem is Ivy’s first marriage destroyed her trust in men, and walking down the aisle again isn’t something she’ll undertake lightly…When Gideon Black is asked to protect Ivy he knows he can’t refuse his friend’s request. And yet she makes him desire things he never even knew he wanted! But Gideon has hidden his dark past from Ivy. When the truth comes to light will their hasty marriage vows be enough to keep them together?
Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuriesA descendant in a long line of schoolteachers, Debra planned to follow family tradition until she put pen to paper and wrote her first novel. For Debra, there was no going back. It took five years and four completed novels before she finally sold to a publisher. Her first novel, an historical, was published in 1994. Three years later, she debuted in the contemporary romantic suspense market with the Silhouette Intimate Moments line. Her small-town Oklahoma roots help her give her characters a warmth and depth that readers love.Equally inspired by Nancy Drew and fairy tales, Debra loves to combine romance and suspense in both contemporary and historical novels. One of Debra's favorite aspects of writing is the research. She believes in obtaining firsthand experience whenever possible and has frequented a shooting range, observed brain surgery, and even interviewed a notorious cop killer.In addition to writing, Debra works as an administrative assistant in the oil industry. An avid history buff, she enjoys traveling and has visited places as diverse as Europe and Honduras, where she and her husband served as part of a medical missions team. Often asked why she writes romance, Debra says it's because she believes in heroes and heroines who, after fighting their way through often-staggering obstacles, are rewarded with a happy ending. When the story's over, their future is just beginning.Born in the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains, Debra still lives in her native Oklahoma with her husband and their two beagles, Maggie and Domino. Debra invites her readers to contact her at P. O. Box 30123, Coffee Creek Station, Edmond, OK, 73003-0003.