WHOSE BABY?The last thing police officer Dan Sorenson expected to find on his doorstep during the biggest blizzard of the season was a woman. A beautiful, shivering woman. But once he escorted her inside to warm up, he was in for an even bigger shock…. For the mysterious woman was not only pregnant but about to give birth!After safely delivering Fay's baby girl, Dan was full of questions–questions that Fay wasn't up to answering. Ever the trooper, Dan stepped in as caretaker and stand-in daddy, only to become increasingly attracted to–and frustrated with–his temporary guest. Was he just a port in the storm? Or could he offer a more permanent type of shelter?
HE'D NEVER BEEN AS ATTRACTED TO–OR SUSPICIOUS OF–A WOMAN IN HIS LIFE…Raising horses–not spying on scheming females–was rugged Russ Simon's passion. Still, for his family's sake, he grudgingly agreed to discover whether poor if pretty rancher Marigold Crowley was a gold-digging impostor…or a truly missing heiress.Cynical-about-women Russ never expected to fall for his golden-haired quarry. With her unsuspecting smile, her soft lilac scent and her innocent love of horses, orphaned Mari seemed hungry for a family, not a fortune. And Russ ached to make her his. Trouble was, could he trust her? Worse, once Mari uncovered his seductive charade, would she trust him?
THERE'S A NEW MAN IN TOWN…Ex-lawyer David Severin came to Tourmaline to escape his problems. Psychologist Amy Simon came to Tourmaline to solve problems. But working at the counseling center run by David's aunt, she couldn't help but notice that the brooding, private man had issues. And a great body.The first time Amy saw David she mistook him for the gardener. He was naked from the waist up, and his muscular chest was beaded with sweat from a day of hard labor. But underneath his rough exterior, Amy knew there lay a man filled with raw pain and endearing tenderness. So when his young daughter showed up on his doorstep, Amy couldn't help butting in…and falling in love with them both. And that's when the trouble in Tourmaline began….
HE WAS TALL, DARK…AND TEMPTINGMysterious Mikel arrived out of nowhere. Rescued Rachel's elderly relative. Then stayed on at her remote Michigan farm to see her through the crisis. Yet with her haunted past, Rachel couldn't risk trusting anyone, least of all this elusive loner. For, despite Mikel's studied nonchalance, he certainly seemed a man on a mission….Mikel's probing questions, his penetrating gaze, warned Rachel to be wary. Still, his heart-stopping kindnesses, his breathtaking sensuality and his own hidden scars from some past betrayal called out to her soul. Though Mikel might expose her every secret, then soon be gone, Rachel ached to be honest with him…and she ached to be his.
SHE STRUCK A MARRIAGE BARGAIN WITH A MAN SHE DIDN'T KNOW….The fierce, raven-haired stranger who rescued her from a stampede was as untamed as the mustangs that cautious Laura Walker had come to the reservation to study. So why wasn't she terrified when Shane Bearclaw swept her into his saddle, into his arms? And why did she impulsively agree to a marriage with this magnificent, intimidating male?Shane had vowed to keep custody of his little sister. But was that reason enough to wed a skittish blonde as wary as the mustangs he wrangled? Or was fate misleading them both into believing that a mismatched pair…was made for each other?