Aide worker Katy McMann was tending to the wounded in a wartorn country when she stumbled upon the cause of the conflict–the king of Baraq. The enigmatic Nikolas Ramsey hid among imprisoned men until he could find a way to restore himself to the throne.In the confines of the prison their chemistry sizzled, and Katy wished circumstances were different. She kept his dangerous secret, but then he asked her to make a sacrifice for the Baraqi people–have his child for the future of his kingdom. Fulfilling his request might save the country and Nick, but would it cost Katy her heart?
At five months pregnant, Mona Grainger was facing danger on all fronts.With cattle rustlers driving her ranch to ruin, she needed a man ready for long hours and hard work. Enter Reed Bryson, who could ride, rope, kiss…and certainly handle a gun. His new boss may have depended on him more than she'd liked, but Reed wasn't hired to do her dirty work. She could do that herself.He was there to defend her land and cool down the hot-headed sheriff, whose advances threatened everything Mona held dear. Now the lone cowboy had more than his honor to uphold–he had a petite, pregnant powerhouse running his senses wild.
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….
A WOMAN AND CHILD TO PROTECTGruff rancher Cade McGovern had been burned by love in the past and he had no intention of it ever happening again. But when he found an unconscious woman and her newborn baby, he had no choice but to open his reluctant and battered heart.Someone had tried to take Jayne's baby girl and had hurt her deliberately in the process.Where Cade came from, no one hurt a woman–and got away with it. So the solitary rancher made a vow to protect the two females suddenly thrust upon him.But who was Jayne really? Because there was no way she could be the child's mother–not when she'd been a virgin until she met him!
Romance writer Jayne Miller was determined to make a new life for herself and her daughter, far from the heartache she'd left behind. She arrived in a late-winter storm–only to collide with a snow-dusted stranger.Her neighbor Tyler Lewis seemed to live a solitary life on his own terms, but his constant presence soon made her see past the brooding loner to the passionate man ready to break free of his brutal past. What would it take to convince Tyler that he wasn't somebody's tarnished hero–but the love of this woman's life?
The sleepy little town in the California desert was supposed to be a sanctuary for Detective Bree Fitzpatrick–a place of refuge from the big-city crime that had left her a widow with three children to raise.But something was wrong, terribly wrong, in Warm Springs. Nothing could have prepared even a hardened police officer like her for the dark mystery of this place–a mystery that had cost far too many people their lives. And nothing could have prepared her for Cole Becker, the devastingly handsome newspaper reporter who was determined to help her uncover the truth–and show a grieving woman that she could have a second chance at love….
All Regina Garrett wanted this holiday season was some R & R. What she got was mixed up in a murder investigation, and the personal protection of a very sexy homicide detective….Marcus couldn't help wondering just what Regina knew about the case that practically landed in her lap. But between her direct connection to the evidence he'd uncovered and the threats against her, Marcus also knew she needed his help if she was going to stay alive. Convincing her it'd be safest if he stayed on her couch, Marcus prepared for a string of sleepless nights. As a cop, having Regina a few feet away was smart. As a man, it was pure torture.