COWBOY UNDER HER COVERS?Driving cattle across mountainous Colorado terrain to gain an inheritance she didn't even want was not Samantha Howard's idea of a good time. Especially since someone was dead set against her inheriting her grandfather's ranch. A menacing presence overshadowed the drive, and the murderous threats against her became all too real….Then Roark Hawke, the lean-hipped, sexy rancher and sometime private investigator hired to protect her, ambled into her life. He was everything Samantha hated in a man–a cowboy with ranching in his blood. Neither one expected the irresistible passion that arose between them, even as the danger mounted. But when separated by a killer's last, desperate act, could Roark save the woman he had come to love?
Love On The Lazy Y?She'd sooner sleep with a snake! Yet Amanda Johnson had no choice but to do business with barracuda Scott Beringer. This millionaire wanted to go from computer wizard to prime cowboy material, and he had Amanda hanging by the ankles–well, he had the deed to her beloved ranch. All he wanted were cowboy lessons, and he'd sell her back the family homestead.It seemed like a simple exchange, but teaching Scott «the ropes» had Amanda in a tizzy. For while he might not know how to lasso a steer, Scott was running circles around Amanda's carefully guarded emotions, stirring up her true passionate nature and making the cowgirl wish she could teach Scott some «groom» lessons.ASAP!
SHE WAS A WOMAN ON THE RUN…Shattered by her fiancé's betrayal, Lauren Taylor fled California and her society engagement. In a small Texas town, she found a place for herself in the gentle arms of rancher Cole McAdams. He was as honest as the day was long…and as guarded.HE'D GIVEN HER SHELTER FROM THE STORM.Cole had enough problems keeping his ranch afloat and raising his daughter alone. He'd trusted a woman once and been burned, and he knew that Lauren had secrets of her own. But in a time of crisis, could this cowboy find the courage to put the past behind him and finally embrace a future…with her?
Boston homicide detective Angie Carlucci thought she was getting a much-needed vacation. But her Florida Keys holiday is interrupted when she sees someone dump a body bag in the ocean. In the tangle between arms dealers and treasure hunters, she's the only witness–and the main target. Unless a certain boat captain can keep her safe…A pretty cop complicating his mission–and endangering his cover–is the last thing federal agent Jason Bodwell needs. Yet the more Jason and Angie work together, the closer they grow. Jason's willing to risk his life to solve the case…what will he risk for love?
Amish widow Hannah Yoder prays her daughters will each find a husband someday. Still, sensible Ruth believes it's God's will that she stay home and help care for her younger sisters.But when a handsome young man comes to Kent County, Ruth starts to rethink her plans. Not yet part of the church, Eli Lapp is allowed to run wild. Yet something in Ruth's sweet smile and gentle manner makes him yearn to settle down–with her at his side. Can Eli convince her that their lives should be entwined together on God's path?
COULD A TOSSED BOUQUET PREDICT THE NEXT BRIDE?Alex MacIntyre believed that particular wedding tradition was a myth, until Katarina Berthoff caught her newly married sister's wildflowers. Reunited after eight years at the wedding of Katarina's sister to Alex's brother, it looked as if happily-ever-after with the angelic dollmaker was in God's plan for the courageous firefighter. But unless Alex gave up the dangerous job he loved, his dreams of a family could never come true. Was anything possible for a man torn between adventure and love? Maybe, with the right woman….
Three Weddings and a FamilyOn the road to happily-ever-after, a long-lost family is found!MARRIAGE-MINDED MILLIONAIRE?Reo Sampson was too busy making money to think about playing house. But when his pretty new assistant, Rusty Hanson, accompanied him for weekend negotiations, Reo discovered he liked–a little too much–having the sexy redhead by his side. And for a marriage-shy millionaire like himself, that was very unnerving….Rusty couldn't help but dream when her handsome boss took her in his arms. But she knew Reo didn't share her marriage wishes. Then the «boardroom barracuda» started showing a more husbandly side, and Rusty decided all Reo needed was a little push–straight down the aisle!
What Austin Bennett needed was a good swift kick!The arrogant CEO had been driving feisty filly Kacy Judd crazy with his excessive demands, blatant disregard of procedures and toe-curling kisses. Someone needed to bring the corporate executive down a peg–and Kacy was just the gal for the job!So, when a minor accident landed Austin back at her ranch–with no memory of his former ill-tempered inclinations–Kacy knew her chance for revenge had arrived. But the passion that had once flared between them was suddenly so much more dangerous. For Kacy hadn't counted on courting an Austin who was a cowboy and a gentleman….
J. D.Cooper had left no stone unturned when investigating a cold case that hit much too close to home. Or so he'd thought. Thanks to small-town deputy Natalie Becker, new evidence had surfaced that might lead J.D. closer to the truth. But Natalie had a stake in this situation, too, and claimed that joining forces was their best strategy–and their best hope. Problem was, after years of working alone to solve a seemingly unsolvable crime, J.D. found himself distracted by his beautiful partner and her passion for doing the right thing. He'd never met anyone like her and that scared him as much as this unidentifiable madman…until Natalie was made his next target.
She was a convenient bride…When Reece Waverly became a widower with an infant son to care for, he turned to Leah Gray. They had a strong friendship and he knew she'd make the perfect wife and mother. It was a convenient marriage–only Reece had no idea Leah had been secretly in love with him for years.…Could she become a wife for realLeah convinced herself she could live with this arrangement, for the baby's sake. But after a year she's forced to admit that she'd hoped to become Reece's wife in more than name only. On the verge of leaving, Leah is stunned when Reece declares it's time he claimed her as his bride for real!