A NEWFOUND FAMILY…Suddenly, divorced dad Gabe Lawrence was more than a part-time father…. He and his adorable girls were now a full-time family! Seeking advice on raising his six-year-old twins, he turned to Dr. Sabrina Moore–noted expert on kids.Gabe thought the good doctor's theories were a little off. So to bring her research back to reality, he invited Sabrina to observe his fledgling family and get to know his daughters.But Sabrina was more than Gabe ever expected–her eyes, her smile and the funny thing she did to his heart…where had that come from? He would bet his newfound daddyhood that her research shouldn't include distracting him with her kisses…or making him fall in love with her! Should it?
Welcome to Crystal Creek, TexasIf this is your first visit to the friendly ranching town in the Texas hill country, get ready to meet some unforgettable people. If you've been here before, you'll recognize old friends…and make some new ones.The principals pregnant…Lucia Osborne knows that her condition–she's about to become a single mother–will have the townfolk of Crystal Creek gossiping. And some members of the school board will use her «mistake» to have her fired.Lucia is also aware that hiring cowboy Jim Whitley to teach the difficult seventh graders is going to get her into more trouble. But when she sees how the kids respond to Jim, Lucia knows he's the right man for the job. Could he also be the right man for her…and her child?
As a mercenary, Jake Randolph had faced danger and walked away unscathed. Yet, as a man, he'd confronted love–and lost much more than his heart. But his latest assignment, locating beautiful Shah Sungilo Travers, reminded Jake of what was missing in his own life.Shah had traveled to the Amazon to escape unwanted male attention. However, Jake's determination to keep her safe was quickly wearing down her resolution to lead a secluded life. Jake claimed the jungle was no place for her, but would Shah be any safer in his arms?
ATHENA ALUM SELENA SHAW JONES'S MOTTO: NEVER LET THEM SEE YOUR FEARHer intervention in a hostage crisis had made her an instant hero. But Selena Shaw Jones still had nightmares. Now the CIA had approached her for another do-or-die mission–to locate a terrorist informant and his case officer, who were missing in the same Middle Eastern hot spot. Selena had to put aside her self-doubts–because the missing ex-terrorist had crucial intel about a strike against America…and the case officer in question was her husband, Cole. With the clock ticking and her know-it-all new partner questioning her competence, could Selena track her wily husband and control this runaway mission while facing her deadliest enemy–herself?
A stalker has destroyed Christie Pratchett's life. He's stolen her job, her friends and her freedom. The police can't help her, the private detectives are useless. She's done everything she can to save herself, to stop the madman. Nothing has worked. From out of the shadows comes Boone Ferguson, a soldier who's under the radar, a man with a secret that could cost him his life.He's going to train Christie to become a warrior…and his lover. Together, they're going to risk it all, on the street and in the bedroom.
THE O'NEIL SAGA A family driven by destiny!Briana O'Neil… Regaled with tales of her brothers' adventures, Briana hoped to follow in their footsteps and fight for the freedom of their homeland. But while she'd dreamed of joining the fray, she'd never considered that she herself would ever fall victim to an enemy's sword…Keane O'Mara… When embittered Keane O'Mara found the wounded Briana, he thought the fight for freedom had claimed another innocent, but her remarkable recovery lit a spark of hope deep within him. And he knew that with this woman by his side they would soon regain what was rightfully theirs!
Samantha Reed is willing to settle into marriage as a trophy wife to a wealthy older man–if it will help her aging father pay off his debts.But not before having her first, last and only fling–cramming a lifetime's worth of lust into one weekend with the first available guy she finds. And when her car breaks down near a roadside tavern, she sets her sights on the sexy bartender–Mac Mackenzie…the perfect man for her love-him-and-leave-him fantasy.Only, it never occurs to Samantha that she might fall in love–or that Mac might have a few fantasies of his own….
There should be a four-letter word for beauty.She has more shoes than Sarah Jessica Parker and a skin-care system that could make Madonna swoon, but unlike her celebrity counterparts, Grace Noonan doesn't have it all. Her latest utterly-eligible-yet-maddeningly-unavailable boyfriend has just revealed that having sex with her is one thing and having babies quite another, forcing Grace to move on–again. And now that her employer–a top cosmetics company once devoted to «beauty beyond thirty»–is pursuing a teenaged supermodel as its future face, this thirty-four-year-old marketing exec is starting to wonder if she is going to get it all before the closing credits. Could it be time for Grace to back out of the beauty race and trade the singles scene for the sperm bank? Or is there something even this savvy bombshell has yet to discover about life and love in New York City?
ON THIN ICEEx-hockey pro Logan Dupree had sworn never to return to the ice. Forced to leave the game after a debilitating accident, he'd spent his days battered and world-weary, trying to forget his former life. Until struggling single mom Catherine Talbott walked through his door begging him to coach her hockey team, and he couldn't resist the job–or his new boss.Catherine was immediately drawn to Logan–his tall build, penetrating eyes and deep voice made her desperate to warm his chilled heart–both on and off the ice. WOrking so closely with him made it difficult to resist temptation, even though she knew he wasn't the type to settle down. But would seducing a man so reluctant to love bring heartbreak, or was Catherine exactly what Logan needed?
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.Another facility's been sabotaged! And PR representative Sadie Thompson is on the case. When she's assigned to investigate the damage to her employer's oil rigs, she knows it's her chance. Finally, she can prove she's left her «bad girl» past behind her. Yet someone wants the evidence to disappear – and is willing to threaten Sadie and Caleb, her recently paroled half-brother, to make it happen.Caleb's parole officer, Jon Garrison, is watching them both closely, waiting for one of them to slip up. He doesn't trust Sadie – can she trust him? She needs Jon's help, and has nowhere else to turn…