Megan Hamilton never really liked Elliot Bailey. He turned his back on her family when they needed him the most and it almost tore them all apart. So she’s shocked when Elliot arrives at her family’s inn, needing a place to stay and asking questions that dredge up the past. Megan will rent him a cottage, but that’s where it ends—no matter how gorgeous Elliot has become.
Coming back home to Haven Point was the last thing bestselling writer Elliot Bailey thought he’d ever do. But the book he’s writing now is his most personal one yet and it’s drawn him back to the woman he can’t get out of his mind. Seeing Megan again is harder than he expected and it brings up feelings he’d thought were long buried. Could this be his chance to win over his first love?
When Obie Byler offers to take his sister’s place as a nanny for Hazel Lapp, who recently became caregiver for her widowed sister’s children, he thinks watching twin boys will be an easy way to get closer to Hazel. What he hadn’t realized was how much trouble a couple of six-year-old boys can be.
Hazel is annoyed when Obie shows up in his sister’s place to watch her nephews, but how can she object without sounding ungrateful when she learns his sister can’t help because she broke her wrist and sprained her ankle? Since Hazel has to get back to work, she agrees to Obie’s offer. Not only did she inherit her sister’s bakery, but also the responsibility for her two rambunctious boys. Her sister had always made things look so easy, but juggling all the responsibility alone isn’t as easy as she thought it would be…
Taken in a flash at the beginning of their life together, Sharon Minyard’s portrait of herself and her husband, Michael, hangs on her studio wall as a testament to the possibility of love.
Once drawing crowds to gaze in wonder, it has since become all but forgotten—until a young photographer, an old camera, and a bit of magic disturb the dust, setting in motion events that will revive its meaning…
Showing—in black and white—that in a town named Fairyland, the dream of forever is but a snapshot away.
What happens when a man of unshakable conviction
meets the woman who rocks his world?
Pete Higgins is an honorary Westmoreland, a man of his word—of course he’ll put duty to his orphaned niece first. Too bad the temporary nanny is tempting him with every look. Myra Hollister captivates him. But she’s keeping dangerous secrets, the kind that remind Pete of all he’s lost before and what he can’t afford to lose again…
She’s been hurt before. As a U.S. Marine, he’s the embodiment of loyalty.
After being left at the altar, Sara came home to run her parents’ bookstore. She’s sworn off love, but as she gets to know the handsome Marine Recruiter who works next door, she can’t help but wonder if he might be just the man she always needed.
Sergeant Vince Moore is struck by Sara the moment he meets her. To win her love, he’ll have to show her he’s trustworthy and reliable. But with a job like his, long hours and broken promises are part of the territory. As Vince and Sara get closer, can their relationship survive the demands of the Marine Corps and her past coming back to haunt her?
At first glance, mail-order bride Merrilee Rollins knew her deranged groom was normal. Actually, incredible seemed more apt. With his black wavy hair and blue eyes stirring something deep within her, she ignored mystery surrounding him and went ahead with their Christmas wedding. Why did the strange accidents begin happening?
Soon after his bride’s arrival, Carl Sittig’s problems started. Merrilee’s presence made it difficult to maintain his facade of lunacy. After touching her once, he longed to be her husband in truth. Having witnessed a murder, if he wanted to stay alive he would have to pretend to be crazy. With a ring of white slavers still operating in Idyll Wood, Wisconsin and a new threat from Merrilee’s past bringing danger to the couple, does this marriage have any chance?
On call at Crater Emergency Animal Hospital, I, Doctor Kallie Collins, receive a curious request from the sheriff’s department. I’m to meet with a detective at a small ranch outside of town. You see, there’s this dog with a bone he’s not willing to part with.
On scene, the dog tells me the bone is human. Actually, he shows me the location of the body, complete with a human skull, through an animal-communication technique I learned a couple years ago. Now I have to explain how this works to the detective, convincing him I’m not the murderer. Who knew a simple farm visit would put me in the middle of a murder investigation? Well, I did kinda jump into this mess. I had to. I know what happened. The two four-legged witnesses to the murder told me. And I’m the only one listening.
Enigmatic artist Pandora Strafer and her hated brother Tobin share a terrible secret. Pan is desperate to guard the truth which threatens to destroy everything she’s worked for. But Tobin suspects she knows something more. The problem is, she isn’t talking. Yet.
Fuelled by desperation and drug-induced paranoia he pulls Pan from her reclusive life of creativity and into his sinister world. Pan hits back with the only weapon she has: her art. She has the time, the talent and the opportunity. All she needs is the killer instinct. Or does she?
Wealthy and ruthless, Gabriel Duke clawed his way from the lowliest slums to the pinnacle of high society—and now he wants to get even. Loyal and passionate, Lady Penelope Campion never met a lost or wounded creature she wouldn’t take into her home and her heart. When her imposing—and attractive—new neighbor demands she clear out the rescued animals, Penny sets him a challenge. She will part with her precious charges, if he can find them loving homes.
Done, Gabriel says. How hard can it be to find homes for a few kittens? And a two-legged dog. And a foul-mouthed parrot. And a goat, an otter, a hedgehog… Easier said than done, for a cold-blooded bastard who wouldn’t know a loving home from a workhouse. Soon he’s covered in cat hair, knee-deep in adorable, and bewitched by a shyly pretty spinster who defies his every attempt to resist…
A billionaire cowboy in need of a wife, a waitress in need of a miracle and the offer she can’t refuse.
The last thing cowboy Wade McCoy expects when his beloved billionaire granddaddy dies is for him to require Wade to marry in order to save the vast McCoy Ranch that they both loved and built together. But that is exactly his granddaddy’s requirement: Wade has to marry within three months, stay married for at least three months or he loses it all, for him and his brothers.
He doesn’t like it, but his granddaddy didn’t raise him to walk away from anything and there has never been a challenge he couldn’t win…with no plans to lose the ranch he loves now Wade just has to find a woman who will go along with this crazy idea.
Great Aunt Patti is dead. Gloria Watson would probably feel a little sadder at that news if she had known about Great Aunt Patti in the first place. Growing up an only child, all she had was her grandmother. After Nana’s passing, Gloria thought she was the last one left in her family. Well, she is. Since Great Aunt Patti is dead and all.
That’s okay. The nice lawyer who wrote her a letter assured Gloria that her great aunt lived a long, happy life in a small town that Gloria has never heard of. And now, as her next of kin, everything she owned belongs to Gloria. Including a house. Which sounds like a godsend to Gloria, who is eager to start her dream business and could use the extra cash. Only there’s a catch. Because of course there is…
Point Road, home of the obscenely wealthy and the beautiful Jeffries sisters. Eric Slater returns from the Navy to find that his childhood friend may have been murdered. Angela Jeffries begs him to investigate, and Maggie, the little sister he barely remembers, wants to help. It turns out, the stunning redhead is one hell of an investigator.
As their feelings turn romantic, Maggie and Slater follow a trail of deception and murder, hoping to prove their dead friend innocent of what they fear most. No one is safe, and the men involved will stop at nothing to cover their tracks, tracks that will lead the pair into the dark world of human trafficking, and expose the worst secrets of Point Road.
Grayson Coleman has just moved home to Butler, Vermont after spending years working for a high-powered law firm in Boston. He’s looking for a simpler, less stressful existence in the sleepy little mountain town where he grew up with his siblings and Abbott cousins. Once the holidays are over, he plans to hang out a shingle and open a new general law practice. After helping to raise his seven younger siblings, the last thing on Grayson’s mind is a family of his own.
Emma Mulvaney is enjoying a break from her reality as a busy single mother in New York City while she and her adorable daughter, Simone, spend the holidays in Vermont with Emma’s sister, Lucy, and Lucy’s future in-laws, the Abbotts. After meeting Abbott cousin Grayson Coleman and talking to him for hours, Emma is nervous and excited to have dinner alone with him…
A story of hope and redemption from #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury.
Airline pilot Connor Evans and his wife, Michele, seem to be the perfect couple living what looks like a perfect life. Then a plane goes down in the Pacific Ocean. One of the casualties is Kiahna Siefert, a flight attendant Connor knew well. Too well. Kiahna’s will is very clear: before her seven-year-old son, Max, can be turned over to the state, he must spend the summer with the father he’s never met, the father who doesn’t know he exists: Connor Evans. Now will the presence of one lonely child and the truth he represents destroy Connor’s family? Or is it possible for healing and hope to appear in the shape of a seven-year-old boy?
She’s a demon-slayer who hungers for sensual pleasure-but fears it will always be denied her. Until Tayla Mancuso lands in a hospital run by demons in disguise, and the head doctor, Eidolon, makes her body burn with unslakable desire. But to prove her ultimate loyalty to her peers, she must betray the surgeon who saved her life.
Eidolon cannot resist this fiery, dangerous woman who fills him with both rage and passion. Not only is she his avowed enemy, but she could very well be the hunter who has been preying upon his people. Torn between his need for the truth and his quest to find his perfect mate before a horrific transformation claims him forever, Eidolon will dare the unthinkable-and let Tayla possess him, body and soul…
Miss Mariah Aubrey, banished after a scandal, hides herself away in a long-abandoned gatehouse on the far edge of a distant relative’s estate. There, she supports herself and her loyal servant the only way she knows how–by writing novels in secret.
Captain Matthew Bryant, returning to England successful and wealthy after the Napoleonic wars, leases an impressive estate from a cash-poor nobleman, determined to show the society beauty who once rejected him what a colossal mistake she made. When he discovers an old gatehouse on the property, he is immediately intrigued by its striking young inhabitant and sets out to uncover her identity, and her past. But the more he learns about her, the more he realizes he must distance himself. Falling in love with an outcast would ruin his well-laid plans.
From New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross comes a classic tale about finding love for the holidays!
Actress Shiloh Beauregard has no luck when it comes to finding a reliable man. When her sister invites her to a New Year’s Eve party in Aspen, she jumps at the chance to meet someone new. But when Shiloh is stranded in a snowstorm, she is forced to seek shelter in the small town of Paradise. It’s the last place she thinks to find love, but the irresistible doctor Matt McCandless sweeps her off her feet. For one night she allows herself to indulge in the holiday magic. It’s a new year, yet her fresh start might have more than one surprise in store…
Kayden James may have missed out on her happy ever after. But, as a successful marriage and family therapist, at least she can help other people find theirs. Now that her career has taken off, Kayden is finally ready to put the past behind her…until it strolls into her office unexpectedly one day. The last thing Kayden needs is for her ex-boyfriend to stir up old feelings. She’d rather stay a single cat lady than let him break her heart again.
Liam has spent a long time living with one regret—letting Kayden slip through his fingers. He’s determined to make amends for the way he treated her all those years ago, but he’s finding it hard to melt her icy exterior. If he can just convince her to trust him and see that he’s changed, their love finally has a chance of coming full circle.
Marcus is the ultimate bad boy turned deputy. He knows everything about how to get away with something, considering he was one of the middle of the six O’Connell siblings. He never had responsibility resting on his shoulders like his brother Owen, and he’s never been the center of attention like his little sister, Suzanne. Marcus knows how to find trouble and talk his way out of it.
Now, as the head deputy for the Livingston sheriff’s office, he knows everything about everybody, and no one can pull anything over on him. It’s why he’s such a damn good deputy. But even Marcus dreads what cops know as the third call. When Marcus takes the call the first time, he thinks it’s a prank. The second time, he knows there’s a problem…
Ilene is a captivatingly beautiful supermodel, Faye is an award-winning advertising executive and Alana is a brilliant editor for today’s hottest fashion magazine. Now all three women are caught in the whirlwind of the superrich and famous. They find themselves the objects of the desires of every man—from movie stars, politicians, CEOs and rock stars to European royalty—men for whom there are no limits, nothing is too expensive, nothing is forbidden.
From Manhattan to Paris to Southampton, their new worlds are a torrent of sensual delights and unlimited luxuries. But will they ultimately discover that all the money and power in the world mean nothing without…love?
For native Guatemalan Anna Navaro, nothing is more satisfying than capturing drug traffickers for the U.S. DEA. Her career has always been her focus, but just as she’s beginning to yearn for something more, she’s given a brand-new assignment with DEA agent Gabe Whitcomb. In his well-worn Stetson and boots, he’s part cowboy and part law enforcement, a combination Anna finds irresistibly sexy. But desire has no place on a job as dangerous as this one, because the drug lord they’re after is the violent fugitive who killed her father…
Gabe’s worked some treacherous assignments in the past, but this one raises every alarm—and not just because his partner is a gorgeous woman with the grace of a cat and a sniper’s deadly aim. He and Anna are being sent to the Wind River Valley where he grew up—and where his adoptive parents still own a ranch just eighty miles from the Elson family…
Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott’s marriage is in major league trouble. He’s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O. When he loses his cool at the revelation, it’s the final straw on their already strained relationship. Thea asks for a divorce, and Gavin realizes he’s let his pride and fear get the better of him.
Distraught and desperate, Gavin finds help from an unlikely source: a secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men. With the help of their current read, a steamy Regency titled Courting the Countess, the guys coach Gavin on saving his marriage. But it’ll take a lot more than flowery words and grand gestures for this hapless Romeo to find his inner hero and win back the trust of his wife…
A year later, Annie Blake is still trying to recover from her unexpectedly ended engagement. Remaining silent about the true reason and struggling to protect someone who betrayed her, she decides to take full responsibility, being well aware that her reputation and her future are at stake. For longer than she can remember, all she ever wanted was a happy marriage.
When Jethro appears on the horizon, in an unexpected twist of fate, Annie finds herself hopelessly in love with him. Now that she has one last chance to fulfill her wish, will she fight for it or will she back down? Will she manage to carry this scandalous secret that can potentially destroy her life?
Solve a murder, save her mother, and stop the apocalypse? No problem. She has a foul-mouthed troll on her side. For Austin homicide detective Leira Berens, happy is running down bad guys and solving crimes. And she’s damn good at it. Which is why when the Light Elf prince is murdered, the king breaks a centuries old treaty and crosses between worlds to seek her help.
Wait a minute. An Elf? Like from Lord of the Rings or something? Yeah, Leira has a hard time accepting that. But it doesn’t matter what she believes. Magic is real, and it’s coming back with a bang. The prince’s death was only the beginning. Tracking down his killer is about more than just justice. It’s saving the world.
Enjoy the final book in the reader-favorite Stanislaskis series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
Kate Stanislaski Kimball is done with glamour and fame; she has come home to make a fresh start. The only thing more perfect than the beautiful—dilapidated—building she’s bought for her new dance school is Brody O’Connell, the frustrating and surprisingly fascinating contractor she’s hired for the renovation.
As a single father, Brody is determined to resist Kate’s effortless allure. But how long can a man hold out against his own heart?
Montana veterinarian Elizabeth Manning is living the life of her dreams. Dating the hottest guy in town, healing animals, and helping the homeless makes her feel she’s doing God’s work. So when the boy who broke her heart returns after ten years, she refuses to dig up her buried feelings.
Logan Hayes kicks himself for leaving Elizabeth so abruptly. Forced home to run his sick father’s store, his passion for his old flame has never been stronger. And he’s desperate to show her how he has grown to win her back. Arguing with her boyfriend over her charitable activities, Elizabeth wonders if he’s really the man God intended for her. If Logan wants to rekindle her devotion, he’ll have to confess the painful truth behind his abandonment…
A brilliant new consultant joining a busy Obs and Gynae unit should be good news – except Jed Matthews is the last person Brooke wants to see again.
Her shock at coming face to face with the man who ha brought her body and soul to life for one magical night six years ago pales beside the realization that Jed is eventually going to discover her secret.
Brooke had her reasons for disappearing, but will Jed ever understand them—especially when he meets her young son, Toby…?
As catastrophes drive the US into martial law, all eyes are on America, waiting to see what emerges. KC Banning, network specialist, discovers President Hannan’s tyrannical plans and is branded a terrorist, sending her fleeing the Beltway to find her childhood soulmate and protector, Brock Daniels.
Brock, a writer and man of faith, gives CPR to a dying nation through his blog, which is read by military members still loyal to the Constitution. But starting a grassroots insurgency while reconciling KC’s and Brock’s broken relationship proves difficult. When Hannan sends Special Forces to kill Brock and KC, starting a war in the Central Oregon desert, reconciliation, like staying alive, might be impossible.
My Life Hit Rock Bottom. I’d Always Been Afraid To Live Properly – After a bad break up, my friend Rachel convinced me to go to a bar and sing. She said that it wouldn’t matter, that I’d never see anyone there again. It was true freedom. I could sing without consequences. It wasn’t my usual place. It was filled with bikers. I was the odd one out.
But quickly things changed as I met Jack, Matt, and Buck. The three men wanted me in a way that nobody had ever wanted me before. My eyes were opened to a new world, a world of wolves…a world of desire. I was taken to their motorcycle club and they became my werewolves. I loved them and they protected me.
Memphis Rose Griffin loves teaching at Counting Stars Children’s Home. The girls and staff are like family, and working here ties her to her mother, whose last wish was for Memphis to take her place as teacher. But something’s missing. Now at the age of twenty-eight, her teenage dream of having her own family has all but faded.
Until her pastor and the orphanage founder come with a proposal that will change her life forever. Should she become their first candidate for their new matchmaking venture? Though grim, at least her future at the orphanage is familiar and certain. Can she risk an unknown future with a man she’s never met?
No home. No family. No place to hide. For Summer Newcombe, that’s only the beginning. The night Summer escapes from a burning Padre Island eatery and discovers the arsonist is stalking her, is the same night she meets Fire Captain Gabriel Duran. As much as she’s attracted to Gabe, five years in the Federal Witness Security Program because of her father’s testimony against a mob boss have taught her the importance of being alone and invisible.
No matter how much she yearns for a real home, Summer relinquished that option the night she killed the man who murdered her father. But Gabe breaks down her guard and places both of them in danger. Summer has vowed never to kill again, but she’s frantic she’ll cost Gabe his life unless she stops running and fights for the future she wants with the man she loves.
Sweet, wholesome books about faith, love, and murder! Three full-length novels in the Secrets of Rios Azules series, together for the first time in this collection! Each book features one of the childhood friends in the group nicknamed the Danger Girls, and each story is a complete romance. Color of Danger, Taste of Danger, and Touch of Danger were also published as solo books.
Welcome to Rios Azules, a small south Texas town, where rivers and emotions run deep, and the secrets are deadly.
Book 1: Color of Danger
Book 2: Taste of Danger
Book 3: Touch of Danger