What is it with you and murder victims?When Drew Scoones asks the questions, Teddi Bayer listens. Her latest decorating job for a restaurant spoiled by a murder, Ms. Bayer might just have to submit to the detective's line of interrogation. After all, her life depends on it.With a mafia don who's a little too interested in our crazed housewife, it seems as if everyone's got their eye on the Long Island spitfire. Observe the Botoxed mother who can still wound at thirty feet with just a look and a daughter whose bat mitzvah is a disaster in the making.If Teddi can't save herself, then the dreamy detective slowly putting the screws to her is the next best thing. But she's got questions of her own. Like, where are the handcuffs, anyway?
Jenny Hartmann's sizzling bestseller What Have I Done for Me Lately? has made her a minor celebrity, never mind sexually confident and savvy.Women across the country are snapping up her trendy advice book, and men…well, men are avoiding the bookstore altogether! Now Jenny's about to take her own «you go, girl» advice to heart–by indulging in a fantasy fling with Ryan Masterson. Back in college he'd called her boring and unadventurous.Well, Jenny is going to show this former bad boy how dynamite she can be in bed. Except she isn't expecting how good Ryan can be at reading between the lines…
Step into a world of sophistication and glamour, where sinfully seductive heroes await you in luxurious international locations.Silken webs…silken sheets… Nurse Maggie Ward is as pure as the snow-white uniform she wears. So when she falls for the enticing charms of darkly beautiful Rafael Castenadas she has no idea her unexpected meeting with him isn’t accidental…Not until it’s too late and she’s become tangled up in his carefully spun web…and she’s under his lock and key! Rafael has had to take drastic measures to protect his family name. But he’s beginning to realise that he’s not just interested in keeping Maggie quiet; he wants to give her pleasure!
There’s something about a hero!When ex-army medic Luke Sullivan catches sight of a beautiful woman wriggling out of her dress and jumping into a lake at a party, it seems as if his night is looking up! But then, realising she’s swimming to someone’s rescue, he rushes to help.One life saved later, Dr Lilah Meredith locks eyes with her co-rescuer and feels an instant jolt of electricity. She’s learnt men can’t be trusted, but it’s only a matter of time before she gives in to the gaze of the newest, handsomest doctor in town…
One night in the on-call room can never be enough for this couple!Regular lovemaking is Dr Luca Di Angelo’s preferred antidote to his stressful life – fortunately his devilish Sicilian charm guarantees multiple opportunities to ‘unwind’! But even he is surprised by the passion a brush with danger inspires in prickly ER doctor Mia McKenzie…Mia is furious she slept with Luca – she’s no blushing virgin, but he has the worst reputation (and the biggest ego) in Sydney! Worse still, he knows she’s vulnerable. She’s determined to give her hot lover the cold shoulder, but the chemistry that blazes between them might just melt the hardest of hearts…Sydney Harbour Hospital From saving lives to sizzling seduction, these doctors are the very best!
Who can resist St Piran’s deliciously sexy new Italian surgeon?Talented neurosurgeon Gio Corezzi’s deliciously dark good looks turn the heads of every female at St Piran’s Hospital – except quiet beauty Jessica Carmichael’s. And Gio can’t help but notice that Jess flinches away from anyone getting too close…With no one to turn to…and nowhere for Jess and her bundle of kittens to live while her dilapidated cottage is being patched up…she knows Gio’s offer of a roof over her head is one she can’t refuse. Now the devastatingly charming Italian has a week to claim the vulnerable Jess’s heart…St Piran’s Hospital Where every drama has a dreamy doctor… and a happy ending
SAY YOU'LL STAY AND…One lean and lonesome cowboy stood between Sara Shepherd and her vacation plans. But Sara wasn't sure she wanted Mac Wallace out of her way! If she truly wanted to go, why stay to help out the rancher and his sons after he'd fixed her truck?Mac hadn't complained when Sara started caring for his house and kids. But when would she get around to him? Then Sara showed him her special TLC, and Mac's spirits perked right up! How could he get a dose of Sara every day? There was only one thing to say….
Teaching Sunday school at her brother's church in the Bay area was supposed to help former champion athlete Esther «Essie» Walker understand boys–the better to raise her newborn son as a stellar example of manhood. Fat chance! Enter the eight-year-old male psyche: awful jokes, disrespectful behavior and general mayhem.Essie, the queen of control, finds herself in a brand-new world of chaos.The pressure builds on all fronts–Sunday school class, husband's job, church pageant, aging parents, finances, friends secretly battling illnesses–until Queen Esther has one royal meltdown. God, it seems, has makeover plans for Essie's competitive nature. Her characteristic control is in very short supply as she gains a better understanding of the nature of imperfection, the value of motherhood and the virtues of a messy but connected life.
Pregnancy of passion…Dr. Sam Warren once loved surgeon Prince Khalid of Azad with a passion–until he decided she could never be his wife! Now, offered a prime placement in Azad, can Sam possibly work with the man who broke her heart?The Khalid she meets is «strictly professional»–so far so good! Except underneath his still gorgeous but cool exterior Sam finds emotions as raw and intense as her own. Their one scorching desert night is unforgettable, yet it changes nothing. But the consequences of «that night» change everything….
Mystery writer and dabbling recreational sleuth Sophie Katz is head over heels in love–with a three-bedroom Victorian.She's just got to have it, despite a few drawbacks. Her slimy ex is the Realtor. The rich, creepy seller wants her to join San Francisco's spirited Specter Society. And her first tour of the house reveals, well, a lifeless body clutching a cameo with a disturbing history of its own.There's no way Sophie is going to give up the ghost on her dreams of stained glass and original woodwork, though–even when things become officially weird. A Society member is found with a slashed throat, and Sophie's house might as well be yelling, «GET…OUT!»She's hearing footsteps, lights are turning themselves off and her stuff keeps moving inexplicably. To top it off, boyfriend Anatoly thinks it's all in her head. Sophie is 99 percent sure her problems are caused by someone six feet tall instead of six feet under, but the only way to be sure is to track down the killer–before he pushes her kicking and screaming to the other side….