Criminalist Billie Quinn lived and breathed the evidence. People lied. But DNA never let her down. Or could it?For the case that put her fight for justice in the media spotlight also brought her to a killer's attention. A very special killer–one who claimed to know the truth about her mother's disappearance many years ago. And who was now determined to show Billie exactly what happened…in a reenactment starring Billie herself.It was up to her to choose–learn the truth and die, or bring this killer to justice and never know her mother's fate.
I'll Never Marry!From the moment Jonathan Davis rang Diane Black's doorbell, mistaking her for his blind date, she knew the sexy developer couldn't be more different from her. He squired around gorgeous, flirty, dim-witted Dallas socialites, not modest investment bankers like her. Still, the man made her heart flutter under her pin-striped suit as it hadn't in years.John was many things–a millionaire, a player, a catch. But he'd never be a husband. For him, «marriage» equaled «mistake.» Diane might be the quintessential forever kind of woman, but he was confident he could avoid that trap. That is, until he kissed her.And then, of course, there was the matter of the baby….
Successful, blessed with friends and a rich faith–as Scott Williams's thirty-eighth birthday dawned, he was at the top of his game. Or was he? Although his life seemed perfect to others, Scott felt that something was missing. But how could a rugged executive admit he yearned for a family of his own to love?After making a birthday wish to meet the woman of his dreams, Scott encountered enchanting author Jennifer St. James strolling along the beach. Her beautiful looks hid a heart mourning her late husband and a faith once deep, now fragile. Would Scott's hopes and prayers bring fulfillment for both of their dreams?Bestselling author Dee Henderson's classic first romance!
Thanks to some past mistakes, Joe Turner wasn't looking for anything permanent. So when he entered into a green-card marriage to keep his well-meaning family off his back, Joe never thought wedding Ginger Walton, the European minx who waited tables at the Lone Star Country Club, would arouse his every protective instinct.Joe knew Ginger was running from something, but her fresh-faced beauty and effervescent charm could've fooled anyone, and did–especially the close-knit Turner clan. But once the masquerade was exposed, would he really be able to let her go?
Nothing can bring out the evils of a man like the lust to possess a particular jewel. – Sylvie MontagueSome coincidences gemologist Sylvie Montague might buy. But she could not swallow the notion that, by a random baggage mix-up, she was holding the very jewel that Paul Maigny, her rogue of an ex, coveted most.Sylvie didn't want to believe that Paul would involve her in a jewel heist–especially when she'd been deputized by the Glasgow police to assess this very gem. But Paul wasn't talking. And between Scottish mobsters, fiery car chases and a seductive stranger with as many facets as the cursed diamond, Sylvie sensed that finding the legendary stone's rightful owner was a matter of life, death–and age-old justice.
Veterinarian Carter Phillips wants answers. The scandal surrounding his employer's prizewinning horse has left Carter unable to clear Quest Stables' name…or his own. But then Carter spies an exquisite painting of an unknown horse that could finally lead him to the truth….Artist Gillian Cameron knows exactly who the horse is: he's her family's Thoroughbred, Picture of Perfection. But Carter's suspicions compromise the horse's future and that of her family. She knows she can't trust Carter's agenda…so why does she find herself wanting to trust him with a mystery of her own?
Linda Fioretti was a grown woman. She'd left Los Angeles and a lousy marriage to make a new life for herself in Rumor, Montana. And that meant discovering just who she had become over the years. An artist? A teacher? Or the kind of woman who fell in love at first sight?Carpenter Tag Kingsley had been hired to renovate her apartment, and when he swaggered into her home, Linda's pulse began to hammer. From his kind words to his sexy smile, this single father's dangerous sensuality and tenderness were unnervingly attractive–almost enough to tear down the walls around her heart.…
Once, twice, ten times a bridesmaid!I, Dana Rose, do solemnly swear to say «I won't» the next time someone asks me to be in their wedding party. My weak will has gained me a closet full of unflattering bridesmaids' dresses in various sizes to accommodate my ever-fluctuating waistline.As if that isn't enough, the past is paying me a most unwelcome visit (my prodigal brother, my back-stabbing sis). Then there's Mr. Practically Perfect, the ex who not only married someone else, but opened the business of our dreams–right across from my new shop! It's no wonder I've got problems! I'm thankful I've got my friends, the Sassy Sistahood, to rely on….
A starter marriage hadn't been the first act Mary Ellen Black had meant to script for herself, but bowing out provided hard-won perspective: The most important things in life were not things at all, but the people she held dear.In her case, the lovable eccentrics she called family, the ones who were more than ready to support her leading role–if only she'd step into the spotlight. So now Mary Ellen's drafted act two–her return home–and she's pretty sure she's ready for the performance of Her Life, starring a strong, single mother of two.She's all dressed up and ready to take on the world…and take back the woman she was meant to be.
Angel Baker isn't your ordinary twenty-second-century gal. Just ask mom.Instead of joining the family fortune-telling business, Angel's busy saving the world. And dating? Why bother when she's got Humphrey Bogart, her sweettalking robot.Welcome to Chicago circa 2100. The legal system is in shambles, robots are a woman's best friend, and kung fu fighting Retribution Specialists like Angel bring justice to criminals who've slipped through the cracks.So when dear old Mom is kidnapped, it's up to Angel to save her. But when her search leads her into a bizarre underworld where human life is measured in dollars, she'll be put to the ultimate test–forced to use her hidden psychic powers and rely on the help of a stubborn detective who has her reconsidering falling for a living, breathing man.