When Marianna Santino's roommate is killed, Detective Ethan O'Hara can't fathom the motive. Then he realizes the deaf teacher was the intended target. Marianna must have something the murderer desperately wants. But what? Digging for the truth, the guarded cop tries to learn everything he can about Marianna. Her world. Her family. Her beauty, faith and fierce independence.In spite of himself, Ethan finds that he can't keep his feelings at bay. Soon, he's willing to risk everything–including his heart–to lay the silent terror stalking Marianna to rest.
Tragedy strikes Palmetto Deaf School–twice. With one student murdered and another missing, it's up to homicide detective Catelyn Clark to find the killer–and probable kidnapper–fast. She'll even work with her ex-boyfriend, FBI agent Joseph Santino, to solve the case…while keeping her distance. Relationships between cops never work; her parents taught her that. They also taught her that the only one she can rely on is herself. But when the killer starts targeting Catelyn, it's only by opening her heart to faith–and love–that she can finally bring the silent fury to an end.
Ana had secretly hoped her marriage of convenience to Luc Dimitriades would turn into the real thing, yet one year after exchanging their vows he still seemed susceptible to the charms of his ex-mistress. Holding her head high, Ana knew she had to leave.Luc wasn't prepared to let his wife go. In fact, he seemed determined to blackmail her back into his bed! Ana fought to resist his passionate persuasion, but Luc held one last trump card: he knew she was carrying his child….
Shades of the pastDetective Simon Granger has devoted his life to solving high-stakes cases, and he’s vowed never again to get involved with a woman whose work is equally as dangerous. But when the Special Investigations Group teams him with a beautiful psychiatrist, his resolve is shattered by the tense and emotionally charged partnership…Shades of intrigue Determined to outrun the grief over her sister’s death, Dr. Nina Whitaker reluctantly agrees to use her training to help the police. Despite Detective Granger's disdain for her profession, she believes she can change his mind.But then a grieving father begins a deadly game of revenge, threatening Nina's life, challenging her beliefs, and drawing Nina and Simon together in an explosive endgame of intrigue…and unstoppable passion. Shades of passion…
THE DARKEST PART OF THE NIGHT IS THE MOST DANGEROUSStalked for years, Dr. Darian West has become an emotional recluse, a woman at the mercy of a skilled killer. Threats to her family have kept her silent, but every man who has become involved with Darian has paid the same fatal price. All but closed off from life, she lives a solitary existence until a chance meeting puts her next suitor in harm's way….Convinced his brother died at Darian's hands, Richard Berkley has vowed to avenge his death. He'll stop at nothing until he exposes the wealthy psychologist's deepest secrets…and her darkest fantasies. But as passion erupts, the killer lurks in the darkness, waiting until…Just Past Midnight…to strike.
Emma Wright has finally escaped the dangerous man who's controlled her every move for the past six years. Taking her five-year-old son, she has fled across the country–seeking freedom, safety and a fresh start. But Max's father isn't giving them up so easily.Preston Holman understands the lengths a parent will go for his child. He's given up everything to pursue the man he believes killed his son.When Preston meets Emma, he wants nothing to do with her or the boy who reminds him so much of his own child. Yet he can't abandon them–and as he's drawn into the danger that surrounds them, Preston begins to wonder if he's finally found something to live for beyond revenge.
Penny Jordan needs no introduction as arguably the most recognisable name writing for Mills & Boon. We have celebrated her wonderful writing with a special collection, many of which for the first time in eBook format and all available right now.Seeing Slater again would cause Chris pain. Natalie had always known how desperately in love with Slater Chris had been, and she'd arranged things so that Chris would have to return to England and face the man who'd rejected her. For as a final malevolent gesture she'd entrusted her daughter to Chris's care.It would be hard facing Slater again, knowing that he'd shared Natalie's bed and given her everything Chris had dreamed of – marriage and his child. Chris was torn between her response to a little girl's suffering and her fear of resurrecting her own foolish dreams.
IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU, NO ONE WILL.Those words from her abusive ex-husband sent Faith Delange fleeing from everything familiar. And when a bus dropped her off in the small town of Sisters, Oregon, Faith immediately found room, board and a job on an isolated ranch.But she couldn't tell her handsome new boss, Luke Campbell, what had her jumping at shadows during the joy of the holiday season–or what kept her out of his arms. She'd only put his and his frail mother's lives at stake. Faith feared her past would never let her go. But neither would Luke.
A thug attempted to abduct Julia Daniels at gunpoint in broad daylight.In the very diner where the waitress worked–and across from the sheriff's office. Which meant that whoever was after the widowed mother would stop at nothing. Including shooting a police officer. The handsome deputy sheriff who'd taken a bullet for Julia and saved her life vowed to protect her and her traumatized daughter.First, though, Eric Butler needed the truth about why she'd sought refuge in Wildflower, Texas. But how could Julia tell him when it meant putting all their lives in grave danger?
Businesswoman Sabrina Kendricks was swept off her feet by millionaire Argentinean Javier D’Alessandro. . . and on their third date he asked her to marry him!But this was no whirlwind romance–Javier needed a British wife to adopt his orphaned niece. Sabrina knew it was only a convenient arrangement–even though the passion that burned in Javier's eyes suggested they could have so much more. . . .