The Marine’s Last DefenceAfter escaping a killer, playing dead was the only way Sabrina Watkins got out alive. Now she’s living in Dallas, where no one knows her true identity…until homicide cop Jake Craig shows up. Suddenly, Jake’s playing hero to a stunning woman on the run, but can he keep her safe and turn a rescue mission into a last chance at love?
To criminology professor Alicia Solano, serial killers aren't just academic. A very real one is stalking her now, possibly the same madman who brought Gabe Cooper to town. The sexy Southern lawman still blames himself for an unsolved murder and this time, he'll do anything to catch the killer–and keep Alicia alive.Not that the feisty prof wants his protection. Her protests prove useless when Gabe insists on moving in with her. And although Gabe senses getting Alicia to trust him–especially after surviving her own traumatic past–is going to be a challenge, it'll be worth it. Gabe knows better than anyone just how far this murderer will go to get what he wants. But so will Gabe. And what he wants is Alicia.
Maggie Kovacs was the most enchanting woman Detective Max Strachan had ever met. She was also the most eccentric. Or was she? Max soon realized that the nighttime visions Maggie claimed she saw supplied him with details that only the police– and a cunning serial killer– could possibly know….A no-nonsense lawman like Max was the last person Maggie would have imagined turning to for support, let alone romance. Incredibly, the skeptical sergeant might just be the man of her dreams. But could he possibly save her from what she saw in them?
Nothing distracted true blue police detective John Gallagher from his work–certainly not a woman. Until a mysterious death led him to Thea Lockhart's door. One look in Thea's beautiful, haunted eyes and John wanted to run–from visions of love, marriage and forever! But Thea's little girl might be the only witness to murder…Betrayed by the law that should have protected her, Thea had given up her identity to save her daughter. The last person she should trust was a policeman–but something in John's steady gaze made her hope. If she told him the truth about her past, did she dare believe this man could be her future?
And as Dana Maxwell gazed into the steely eyes of the officer assigned to protect her from a madman, her senses burned hot. Here was the one man guaranteed to turn her orderly world inside out. Tall, dark and devastatingly charming Cody Maxwell–Dana's former husband.Cody's worst enemy would kill Dana to get to him–and Cody vowed on his badge and his honor that it would never happen. Being in his care would make Dana spitting mad, but Cody trusted her safety to no one else. Danger had once torn them apart–now it tied them together for a reckoning long overdue!
ONE OF THE GO0D GUYS?Dark, dangerous and nursing a bullet wound, Quinn Loudon didn't look like an assistant U.S. attorney–nor did he act like one. In fact, he'd kidnapped Constance Adams at gunpoint. Yet instead of fearing for her life, she found herself falling under his spell.Fresh from Washington, D.C., Quinn had fast learned things were different here in the Wild West. Now a fugitive from the very law he'd sworn to uphold, he knew he had to clear his name–and convince this woman to share it before his time ran out….
SHE WAS HIGH SOCIETY. HE WAS BLUE COLLAR.Judge Jessica Kirkland and Detective Doug McGuire clashed every chance they got, from the courtroom to the evening news, but ultimately they were after the same things–justice and each other. But they had every reason to ignore the passion singeing the air between them, tempting them to cross the line and risk it all….Until someone started taking the law into his own hands, meting out punishment in the form of murder. Now the lady judge and the rugged detective had two new assignments: Stop the vigilante killer before it was too late…and keep from imprisoning each other's hearts.