Traveling late at night on an abandoned Illinois backroad during a terrible storm, a man has a close brush with tragedy. Relief turns to fear when hours later, morning doesn't arrive. Trapped in an endless night he travels on these lonely stormy backroads recalling the betrayal which sent him cross-country, and wondering if the girl in the rain who saved him from a certain death was actually real...
This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication.
- Poor Folk
- The Double
- Netochka Nezvanova
- The Village of Stepanchikovo
- Uncle's Dream
- The Insulted and the Injured
- The House of the Dead
- Notes from Underground
- Crime and Punishment
- The Gambler
- The Idiot
- The Eternal Husband
- The Adolescent
- The Brothers Karamazov
From fan favorite author Octavia Zane and introducing Reed Ranger!
Dawson came out of the closet years ago, but his wealthy, overbearing parents have done everything possible to stuff him back in. With a huge family reunion coming up at the end of the week, he decides to out himself for good by bringing his boyfriend along. The only problem is... he doesn't have one.
Taylor is thrilled when his handsome older boss offers him one thousand dollars to pretend to be a couple in love for an afternoon. But as sparks begin to fly between ...
It is chance that makes sisters, but hearts that make friends.
Sara discovers she may have a half sister that she had never heard about. Knowing it was possible since she was quite aware of her deceased father's philandering. She felt compelled to find for certain by meeting the woman who claimed to be her sibling. However, Allison Albright, owner of a Wyoming ranch, had a more important purpose for meeting Sara Connolly than a DNA connection. Someone was trying to kill her and her grandfather and take their ranch. Sara suggests ...
Twins- Book 2- Serial 1
Follow The Magus Ru'ark and Nelina on their continuing journey of love, power, and adventure...
What happens to Nelina after accepting the Nivecus Waraeu?
Does the ancient City of Siltaran hold the answers that The Magus Ru'ark is looking for?
The Magus Malark and Dashiell are on their way into the new world. No longer will he allow for his traitorous brother Ru'ark to have the upper hand.
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(Book 2 in the Bleacke Shifters series.)
[MF, paranormal romance, wolf shifters, Alpha heroine, geek hero, IR romance between secondary characters]
A wolf hasn't just met his mate... but his match.
Dewi Bleacke's life is complicated enough, between settling in with Ken, her new vegetarian mate, being the Targhee pack's Head Enforcer, and trying to manage daily responsibilities running the extended pack council there in Tampa.
Oh, yeah, her brothers insist on a formal wedding.
But when long-time friend and Enforcer partner, Beck, ...
Men suck! August had learned that lesson the hard way. As a private investigator, she had seen every type of sleaze that the human race could spew out and it had left her jaded, tired, and above all, alone.
Reese had believed in love once. His life had been damn near perfect until circumstances broke it all into jagged pieces. Now, he's just a cop. His job is all he has left.
Reese feels sparks fly the first time sees the sassy blonde P.I., but August refuses to pay attention to anything outside the job, especially a handsome cop ...
A gay romance "enemies to lovers" story of two guys getting a second chance at love.
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Other than his most prized Lamborghini, Karl Andrews has nothing to his name. He's down on his luck and his dollar, and his dream of becoming a professional chef is looking more and more like a pipedream.
And he won't ever consider selling his one possession. Not going to happen. Rather take that cleaning job, right?
Until he discovers the man looking for the help is the same man he'd bullied, mocked, terrified as a boy. But Paul Hyte is ...
Adventure and spaceships and aliens, oh my!
Seeking an escape from her life back in Kansas, Dottie signs up on a whim to become a Federation space captain! - of a tiny, solo-crew cargo hauler. Alone in space and wishing for adventure, Dottie goes off course to an uncharted star system to answer a distress call. Sure, the call is in an alien language she's never heard, and yes, she's probably going to get fired on her first Federation mission, but... to adventure!
After being forced down to the planet by an alien probe in orbit, ...
She stood beside him, her perfume drifting into his breathing space. He couldn't avoid noticing her nearness. Awareness prickled along his skin, raising goose-bumps on his arms. He felt her watching him and lifted his eyes to meet hers. He read regret and raw need there, matching his own. Slowly he rose to his feet and stepped closer to her, holding her gaze with his own. When she didn't move away, he put his arms around her and molded her body to his. For a moment she stiffened, then softened and allowed her body to fit into the ...
Recently dumped by my ex, I found myself broke and jobless after five years of chasing stardom in Hollywood. Desperate, I took the advice of my best friend and roommate, Katy, and started my own business in a last ditch effort to prevent a full on meltdown into bankruptcy.
Little did I expect my first client to be a man like Grey Sinclair. Young, rich and cruelly handsome, he had a reputation for making women squirm in his presence. When I first saw his image in a photo, I'd be lying if I said I didn't feel an irritating stir in ...
It's the holidays and Allie, Megan, Julie and Karen are back for the weekend. They are followed by someone who just can't wait to get more details on their stories, but leads them straight into another mystery. When a holiday surprise for Allie and Justin turns into cold blooded murder, the four women must work together before a killer gets away.
In an insane world, nothing is saner than love.
Melissa has had enough of billionaires. She's dated the last six she's interviewed for her wealthy lifestyle magazine, and all they've ever done is let her down. Greedy, stupid, and possessive, money's made these men nothing more than overgrown children. They've tempted her with a glamorous lifestyle she's never truly wanted, and when they finally convince her to give in, they pull the rug out from under her.
She's done with them...
Until her job rides on securing the interview of a ...
Crime noir novelist Sam Walker never met a female he didn't like... until her! Academic librarian Evangeline Dare was in strict control of her library... until him!
Sam doesn't have the patience to deal with an uptight librarian. Who cares if he has overdue books? He sure doesn't! Evangeline doesn't have the time to deal with a temperamental author. She's got a library to fix, after all.
But in order to save a community icon, they must put aside their differences, join forces and work as a team. Pity then that the Pink Ribbon ...
Dating's tough in small towns. The smart women gobbled up the town's eligible bachelors while Teresa obtained her degree out of state. Back home in Kentucky and teaching at the local high school, she finds herself competing for the attention of the taxidermist with a tricked out truck and a dentist who thinks he's the reincarnation of James Dean. The best she can do is covertly date in surrounding small towns, but she's almost fished those ponds out too.
A sexy stranger appears in her adult education class. The man is definitely no ...
BOOK 1: Whiter than Snow
Jennifer Collins, with a broken arm and cracked ribs. is trapped in her home by the blizzard of the century. Without power or telephone service, and with gale-force winds threatening to tear the roof off her trembling house, she waits for help.
Assistance comes in the form of Rick Jenkins, a volunteer fireman with search-and-rescue certification. Rick seeks to take her to a shelter, but when a toppling tree crashes his truck, Rick and Jennifer must concentrate on simply staying alive until other help can ...
Casting off the trappings of Boston society, Georgina Crownshield flees a feckless husband and domineering mother-in-law. In the small town of Cheyenne Springs, Wyoming, she hopes to start a new life as Georgie Steadman. But it is not to be. Hounded by a Pinkerton detective, she must face her past. With an irrepressible spirit and considerable charm, Georgie overcomes all obstacles and finds true love for herself and others. Told with gentle humor, "Georgie" is an easy read and leaves one feeling good. "Georgie" is the eighth ...
Her freedom will cost him...
One look from Marco Salvatore made my heart pound. The slightest touch from his skilled hands set my skin on fire. With Marco, I felt alive for the first time in my life. Until the cruelest man I'd ever known stole me from him.
Caged like a bird, I begged to break free from my prison. I counted the days until I could make my escape. Waited patiently for Marco to free me.
I knew he'd start a war to get me back. I'd hoped he would kill the man responsible. He even warned me that every war has casualties. ...
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My plan was simple.
Retreat to Hope Falls for the summer, seclude myself in one of the many picturesque mountain homes and study for the test that had kept me from advancing my career.
No distractions. No interruptions.
I should've known fate would have its own agenda.
All it took was a few sarcastic comments from my temporary roommate and one coy peek over her shoulder to make me feel again.
Six sexy roommates, all with a sinful secret.
I'm Ria, don't ask for my last name, because I don't want to talk about it. Twenty-three years old, and living the glamorous life of my dreams, with the perfect fiancé, nice car, gorgeous house, and the job I love. Excuse the minor detail of the job I love being taking my clothes off.
I had everything I wanted, when suddenly shit hit the fan, and and the fantasy life I had built went up in flames.
Now I find myself living in a tiny town, in a not-so-tiny house, with six insanely ...
One-Eyed Marshal Jack Black is now posted in Cochise County in southeastern Arizona. The official marshal of Pierce City. Being as justice is at times blind the two outlaws, Billy Stiles and Bert Alvord, who Jack and his three lawmen buddies had captured and sent to Prescott prison, had finagled their way out of jail and were granted a governors pardon due to the two outlaws having every judge in the county in their pockets. So now Jack, with the help of two sheriffs and a marshal head back out to end these outlaws rein of thieving ...
Xavier Alexandros could have any witch or mortal he wants. When his golden eyes are set on Jenna Reness she can't see why he could ever want her. A white witch like her could never suit his tastes. But to Xavier, a cursed Lothian warlock, the modest witch holds an attraction that he himself doesn't understand.
Jenna resists him with determination, after all, it's up to her to save her family from ruin and resist a powerful warlock who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.
Paul Harwood landed in a small town in Mexico when he escaped a powerful father in Miami. Years have passed, and he has found happiness living the simple life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman running from her past, however, soon becomes fraught with danger for both Paul and the woman he loves. Romantic yet gritty, and with the kind of ending dreams are made of, this soft and romantically tender variation on modern noir pays homage to the past, while being firmly entrenched in the present. A twelve-chapter novelette which ...
Andrew loves Carla. Carla loves Andrew, but harbors what she thinks is a secret crush on Sam. Sam is Andrew's best friend and he thinks his crush on Carla is a secret too. Can the three of them make beautiful music together when Andrew invites Sam into their bed?
She was born the daughter of a slave, and I'm the son of the man who sold her innocence...
Catalina was raised for him... Elliot Torres, the man who owns her.
One day after her eighteenth birthday, Torres will claim her, and the girl I grew up with will be gone forever.
I've been given a job to do... teach Catalina what a man will expect from her, without taking from her the one thing Torres has paid for.
But she'll always be little Kitty-cat to me, the same child who followed me adoringly around the compound ...
Kat Roberts has a plan. Love doesn't fit into it.
Move to England.
Study at Cambridge.
Become a history professor.
See? No room for dating or love. Life is going exactly according to plan... until she met him one snowy night in an English pub. Tristan Kingsley, the future Earl of Pembroke. He's as gorgeous as a god, funny, sweet, and oh-my-god that accent... With a chiseled jaw, bewitching eyes, and a voice as smooth as a glass of brandy... he's every woman's dream. He tempts Kat to leave her carefully laid plans behind as she falls ...
Blackjack dealer and stripper Adrian West has lived in Las Vegas long enough to be numb to beggars on the Strip. Their destitution is a sad, ugly part of reality in a city where people win or lose it all at the tables every single day.
So he's at a loss to explain why the homeless man in the suit catches his eye. Why he can't just keep on walking like he always does.
Former advertising executive Max Reynolds is a Las Vegas cliché. After a run of bad luck costs him his boyfriend, his job, and his home, he's decided to go out with ...
New crew! New characters! Same town!
Skin Shifter, Rhett Jones, is the new shifter cop in Colwood, Montana. His first day on the job has him going toe to paw with a truly dominant grizzly bear shifter and the beautiful girl who is desperately trying to keep the fierce animal under control. He thought the bear was tough but she was nothing compared to the feisty girl hiding inside.
Bear shifter, Joan Heller, is just trying to find a new home but her out of control grizzly bear is ruining everything once again. She's one phase away ...
London's East End heaves with child prostitutes, hawkers, beggars and thieves. Constance rescues as many children as she can but feels overwhelmed. A solution is offered that sounds perfect - Canadian farmers need workers, their wives want housemaids. Shipping children to this land of plenty offers them a future. Widow, Mary Trupper, is wary, but the promise of a good life for her children is strong.
When you make a living dancing to bring the power of gods to your patrons, no request is too big or strange... but this one might just prove deadly.
Faced with a career ending injury, professional dancer Isela Vogel accepts one last job--the one that will set her and her family up for life. Too bad her newest patron is an immortal as captivating as he is infuriating.
The necromancer Azrael can make the dead walk but Isela's refusal to bow to his will is as frustrating as it is irresistible. He just needs a little power boost to ...
This is a Novella with approx 19,000 words. Enjoy!
Being related to royalty has presented its problems but everything was manageable, at least that was before retired Marine Jax Montgomery found himself at the bottom of a ravine with a broken leg and a bruised ego.
After two tours in Afghanistan and learning that people grow feathers, wings and fur, Jax was sure nothing could surprise him, but things are about to get a whole lot 'hairier'. He was sure he had the tiger by the tail but it seems pumas are a whole lot harder to ...
Rather be the hunter than the prey.
Inspired by a true story.
Ella Maria Chauncey walks home after a night out with her friends, hurrying to get back before her parents realize she's been out with the boy they don't want her to date. Living in the gated community of Lyford Cay, in one of the world's wealthiest neighborhoods, she believes it is safe.
Ella Maria never makes it home. She is found the next day floating in her family's pool, her tongue cut out.
Seven months later Jack Ryder is visiting the Bahamas with his adopted ...
Emotionally Raw, Suspenseful, Action Packed Military Romance
Please note, His Saving Grace was previously titled Badass: The Complete Series. No new content has been added
Link Duffy has it all -- wealth, looks, girls, and a dare-devil attitude that lays the world at his feet. Until the day his irresponsibility lands him in the armed forced. He discovers in himself a new and better man inside the close camaraderie of a Delta Force unit. But when his team is ambushed on a top-secret mission, Link loses more than he can bear -- his ...
One cross, passed from generation to generation will tell the tale of true love... When Warin Navarre steps in and saves the Lady Avice from harm, she feels the cross worn around her neck speak to her but does it speak true? She believes Warin to be no more than a traveling minstrel but his presence at this time pronounces the wheel of fate has turned. Sent by the king to uncover treachery, he is accused of murdering Avice's father. Amidst her grief and fury, the attraction she feels for him does not abate. The truth she knows of the ...
Even with a bum left arm, Luis is a skilled opponent, adept at getting in his own way. But Randi grew up stubborn. And this time, she's playing for keeps.
A potentially career-ending injury sends Arizona Condors pitcher Luis Castillo home to Miami to rehab and recuperate. He hasn't even unpacked the rental car when he runs into his ex-best friend's kid sister. She's not a kid anymore, but she remains the main reason he ran as far and fast as he could six years ago. A successful college baseball career and two good years on the mound ...
Beautiful eighteen year old Ruby Wilson always wished she'd inherited the werewolf gene like her brothers. They were her father's favourite, leaving her to feel hated, or even worse, like she never even existed.
Once her father took her brothers to live with him in his pack when they reached the age of sixteen, Ruby was left all alone with her heartbroken mother, who turned to drugs and drink, to get through the day.
Realising she needs to get away and accepting her fate she finally starts to settle down and starts to enjoy living as ...
Dallas, Texas, USA
Tex rubbed his brow and asked, "How in the world did I get here? The last thing I remember was diving in the Tigris River at Nineveh, Iraq."
Will answered, "I had your unconscious body flown to Dallas at the expense of the rulers who invited you to the Middle East. They demanded that you get the best medical attention that money could buy. So I asked myself, where is the greatest hospital in the world with the greatest doctors and surgeons, where miracles happen, and where lives are restored. It isn't the Vatican ...
DO YOU BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION? Book 1 of The Envious Series
"May not even death stop my heart from seeking to free my love."
I have dreams, visions of past lives, that haunt even my waking hours. My past lives are filled with danger, deceit, and fleeting moments of love. And they are beginning to rule every moment of my present life.
Since meeting Eric at college, they have only grown stronger. They are telling me something I cannot ignore: that he belongs with me, not Aurora, my best and only friend. She is everything that I am ...
Nodding his approval, her husband continued. ""Tis time we put thy oath of fealty to the test. Remember, should thee fail me, not only will thy parents die degrading, painfully slow deaths, but thy soul will face eternal damination. Are thee ready to do my bidding?"
There was no winning this battle, so Lainie raised her eyes to meet his, and replied, "Anything thee ask, Mi'lord," and ask he did. He expected her to turn the tide of the battle for Scotland's independence to the English - by infiltrating the Wallace camp and ...
Dawn's traumatic past had calmed somewhat over recent years and her life was a good one. She had tried to organize a community Christmas event to bring the whole village together but at every turn gets pushed back.
One night yet another disaster strikes, and Dawn is once again left devastated. The village seems to be ignoring her and she begins once again to doubt herself.
In one of her lowest and darkest days, will God and the community rally round, or is this the end of all hope for Dawn?
Sometimes your future has to wait on a bad boy.
A fast-paced insta-love romance from the desk of six-time USA Today bestselling author Deanna Roy
Stella is ready to blow out of this piss hole known as Holly, Missouri. Sitting on top of the water tower overlooking her tiny town, she doesn't see a thing she'll miss when she finally makes her dramatic exit.
She just has to get the guts to leave.
Dane roars into town on his prized Harley-Davidson, running from a whole lotta nothin' to take a job as a mechanic. He bumps into Stella at ...
All magic comes with a price, and revenge might not be as satisfying as advertised.
Violet is a sorcerer, a huntress, and a vampire who works for a secret organization ruled by the Eylones -- powerful immortal sorcerers -- that defend humans from the monsters that lurk in the shadows.
Her alluring former vampire master taught her how to seduce her prey. Once she was saved from certain death, her sexy Eylone commander taught her how to fight and use the magic in her blood. The deadly combination of these two skills makes her one of ...
When stagnation threatens the future of her beloved island, 30-year-old mayor Holly Baxter goes head-to-head with the community's elderly retirees. With secrets swirling, family drama brewing, and an ex-boyfriend hanging around, can Holly find a way to save her slice of paradise?
Her best bet is to allow a reality show to film on the island, but not everyone is thrilled to have cameras and prying eyes on Christmas Key. In fact, one of the locals is more than happy to let her know how he feels about the situation, and before she ...
Her secret casts an ocean between them.
New Yorker Emily arrives in London lonely, desolate and with heavy emotional baggage. She only agrees to go out with Rowan - a heavily tattooed gentle giant and totally not her type - so he can introduce her to her new surroundings.
Rowan, who has his own bruises to heal, falls head over heels in love with the enigmatic American, but Emily has a secret that threatens to keep them apart...
SYMPATHETIC STRINGS is a sweet stand-alone romance with realistic characters and a gentle touch of ...
Shipwrecked in Key West
Salvaged Love is the story of a young girl's journey into womanhood and her need to carve a place for herself in the small island community and in the heart of her husband. Set in 1828 at the cusp of Key West's rise to wealth from ship salvaging, the story blends fact and fiction to entertain and highlight the fascinating history of Key West, Florida.
Nineteen year old Abigail Bennington eagerly accepts her father's invitation to sail to the Caribbean in a desperate need to escape her current situation. ...
Tumultuous lovers. Heart-breaking tragedy. Incredible sacrifices.
You'll fall in love with these characters because they seem like they could be your home-town friends.
Murphy is an amusing and charismatic blue-eyed hockey star on the rise. He also has a troubled life and can't read. Izzy, his teammate's twin sister, becomes his smoking-hot tutor and saves the day, but she's completely off-limits. When one thing leads to another, Izzy's never quite sure if she can trust this slick-tongued stud. Over and over again, they come ...
Money, Justin has. But society snubs their nose at the upstart gambler.
Needing an in, he decides to marry.
Where does the up and coming Billionaire go when he needs just the right bride?
Diamond Bridal Agency
Hannah grew up among the moneyed society, but once her parents and fiance died, the money disappeared.
Having been raised to be a socialite, she has no marketable skills to support herself. She was desperate and willing to do almost anything. But is she really what Justin wanted?
This solidly written horror story mixes unusual elements with others that are tried and true to create a satisfying read. --Publishers Weekly
Struggling to balance a career in music with her obligations as a wife and mom, Tilda Parish's life is complicated by the return of an old boyfriend, one who died twenty years ago.
At 24, Tilda Parish had it all; her own band and a man she knew was 'the one' but fate had other plans. A fatal car crash took her boyfriend's life and sent Tilda into a spiral of grief.
Seventeen years later, ...
3 shifter romances set in Icy Cap Alaska. Fall in love with ice bears, vampires, fox shifters and humans fight for love far above the Arctic Circle.
Vampire Meg Chambers has everything she ever wanted--great new job, perfect place to live, and she's even feeling some sparks flying between herself and her ice-bear shifter landlord and town lawman. Thanks to her employment contract, Sheriff Ash Barlow's sexy housemate can be staked for any romantic involvement with him. Fighting their attraction becomes impossible as blizzards and ...
In the midst of a boarding school's demise, a young and naive nun experiences an intense sexual awakening.
Retold through her diary, the secluded school of St. Martin's is falling apart. To make matters worse, a student goes missing, pitting fear and doubt against the school's headmaster. When the headmaster begins exhibiting disturbing behavior, it's up to the nun to protect the last remaining students. Aide arrives in the form of a mysterious priest, whose very presence poses the rawest temptation for the nun. But as winter closes ...
Tired of living in his brother's shadow, Brody Galven wants the folks of Meeteetse to realize he's no longer a bad boy screwup. He also wants his childhood best friend, Olivia Langston. While staying out of trouble proves impossible, admitting he loves her is out of the question... even when she's about to walk out of his life forever.
"This is what really happened... reported by a free press, for a free people... "
Wes Shaw leads a secret double life.
As the secret owner of a billion dollar newspaper empire, he's one of the richest men in the world. But to the staff at The Golden Mail, Wes is just an ordinary, workaholic editor. Wes is sure that nobody can ever get close enough to uncover his secret. That is until he hires Julia, one of the best journalists in the business. Too smart for her own good, and too beautiful for Wes to resist, Julia might finally be ...
When an ex-Marine struggles to feel whole as a wounded warrior, one man will be her salvation. But first, she'll have to save his life.
Sergeant Emerson's medical discharge from military service scares her witless. Especially when as a fresh amputee she's designated as a bodyguard to a quirky genius. But after she's placed in civilian housing with a handsome man who sees past her pride, her soldier's heart softens.
Tika never expected to be attracted to the fiercely proud ex-Marine sharing his quarters. Sensing that her emotional ...
Set in the Old West, this high-spirited tale of mistaken identity, romance, and murder is part historical fiction, part time travel fantasy, and completely captivating.
Katherine Kennedy has it all -- she's beautiful, wealthy, and engaged to a man who, at one time, seemed perfect for her. Only she can't marry him, and she can't say why. All she knows is there is suddenly nothing she wants. Not her fiancé Antonio. Not any of the hundred thousand things her money can buy.
Jack McCabe comes home from the war with a pretty medal and a ...
Starting over isn't always a bad thing!
But when the past was hell on earth, it's more difficult to find the strength to start again. New York Times and USA Today bestselling erotic romance author, Mari Carr pens a stunning tale of loss and second chances. Find out if love... true-love, and the determination of one man can break down the walls built by a tragic past in Because of You, book 1 in Mari's bestselling Just Because series.
Jessie's life is a mess
Bear Necessities: A BBW/Billionaire Bear Shifter Romance
After years of silence, Jack's curvy fated mate believes he's dead.
This hard-muscled Marine has returned from his top-secret undercover mission in Uzbekistan just too late. Can he track BBW Hannah down before she shares her buxom delights with some other bear?
If she-bear Hannah can't forget her sexy bad-boy, she can still have a romp with some other shifter and make the babies she longs for.
But ruthless mob soldiers tracking a fortune in heroin and guns are on Jack's ...
Ewan MacPhee is forced into becoming the clan chief too soon after his father dies while hunting wild boars. His impetuous nature may cost him his title and lands over a girl with more stubbornness than his. When he meets the Highlander beauty with dark hair and bright blue eyes, he falls fast despite his knowledge of what that may mean for him. Even war will not stop him from what he feels is his right.
Claire MacClelland is betrothed to a man she despises. The opportunity for release from that bondage comes unexpectedly when she ...
Jan Ashton came to Yorkshire to escape.
Dumped by her childhood sweetheart, she needed to get as far away from him as possible.
And so she became a nanny for four-year-old Stephanie whose mother, Annabel Spedding was confined to a wheelchair as the result of a car accident.
But six months later Annabel dies.
Jan's job hangs in the balance as she waits for Annabel's estranged husband, David, to return.
Jan is disgusted with him for abandoning his disabled wife, and young child, and even more shocked when he doesn't even turn up ...
Saddle up and head west with four women and three separate inspirational journeys... to a better life and frontier men.
This is a bundle of 4 stories
- New Home for a Wyoming Bride
- Frontier Hope
- Golden Bride
- The Prize Out West
These are clean romance stories that follow three amazing women through their paths to a new life in the West.
He is her last chance. And she will protect him at any cost...
Tormented by his guilt over the past, Mark Collingridge, the Earl of Dulshire, is blind to the danger that circles him closer and closer. Only one person can see the imminent threat: Delia Caulfield, his daughter's new governess, who has confused him so much with the unexpected feelings she has awoken inside him.
But Delia carries her own secrets, and one of them may mean the destruction of her every hope for the future. Now, this puzzling governess must navigate an ...
A fiercely independent horsewoman who rides the Texas frontier in search of land and fortune, Suzanna Sloane is determined to lead life on her own terms; maintaining her dignity and independence at all times. Refusing to marry a much older man and settle down , she instead goes off in search of adventure and prosperity. To support her goal of buying her own ranch, she accepts a position as a security officer at an established Lone Star ranch.
Suzanna's ranch boss is Lance Benton, a cowboy and wealthy landowner who -- due to a heated ...
Wilma Grant is an instructor of English literature at a small community college in the United States. She's just finished her PhD, and this is the only position she can find with her background. Wilma's real passion is the regency poet Percy Shelly and his writings. She has framed pictures of him everywhere in her room and constantly talks about the man. Little does she realize she's about to meet him in person.
Lord Kelvinish is a nineteenth century aristocrat visiting his mentor William Godwin on a farm in England. He is quite the ...
Daniella Morton is thrilled to have finally come to Edinburgh, the incredible capitol of Scotland. She's dreamt of the trip since childhood. It's just that she never imagined that she would make the trip, well, alone. She finds herself dwelling on this fact a little too often for her own comfort, and though she has wished on more than one occasion to meet a real highlander, she never imagined that the universe would answer her prayers by turning her world upside down. While visiting the castle with a group of fellow tourists, she ...
Cassie is a curvy woman from Ohio who has just accepted the offer of marriage from a cowboy in Cold Water Junction, Kansas. It's 1870 and she's found her future husband in the matrimonial section of a newspaper. He's a rancher who needs a strong woman with passion to give him the home life he craves.
Tom is a rancher in Kansas who's just picked up his mail order bride from the train station and is taking her back to the ranch house. He's married her at the station with a justice of the peace and is looking forward to teaching Cassie ...
Miranda, Lady Leighton, is a young widow whose husband was lost at the battle of Waterloo. She has tolerated the well-meaning sympathies of her family for over a year, but finds herself longing to get away from them and from England, and shake off the pervasive sorrow she has felt since the death of her beloved Fitz.
She travels alone to Geneva in the summer of 1816, an unseasonably cold summer, and one filled with violent and terrifying storms, a fitting setting for her meeting with Dr. John Polidori, and his employer, Lord Byron. ...
Mary Blythe is a governess who lives on the estate of a rich and powerful baron in Wales in 1818. She's taken the position because her own father, a landed squire, lost everything he had to the money lenders before he died years ago. She is in charge of raising the baron' s daughters.
The Baron of Glamathan is a dour man having lost the mother of his two daughters to consumption years ago. He's tried to fill the void in his heart by acquiring more land and building up his business interests. He has needs and is looking for the ...
Stephanie Collins' life is not turning out how she expected. She has spent most of her adult life trying to be independent and escape the expectations put upon her by her upper-class family, but her one-bedroom apartment and cheating boyfriend suggest that she's not doing quite as well as she could be. When her grandmother, the family matriarch, passes away and leaves Stephanie her enormous estate, it feels like fate. She has no choice but to trek from the city to the quiet seaside town of Snowhaven, Maine to settle the affairs.
Ursula Marsden is standing in front of her washing machine, putting in a load of laundry and minding her own business, when an enormous bear lopes into her yard. He bellows at her in rage, and Ursula notices wounds on his leg and his side. At that moment, a group of hunters appears between the trees. Before they see him, the bear runs off and disappears behind Ursula's woodshed.
The hunters are hunting the bear. They tell Ursula he attacked a campsite and killed several people. They want to know if she's seen him in the area, but ...
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Jill Austin had been pregnant at just fifteen, and after years of family struggles was now preparing to marry in order to secure a decent future for her teenage daughter...
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In the year 2250, Elle owns a flower shop and yearns for a real connection with someone. At a nightclub, she meets Drake, and gets a taste of just what the perfect companion could be -- great conversation and even greater sex. Soon after her date with Drake, Elle meets Lisa and experiences that same perfect balance of companionship and ...
Black clouds of xenophobia gather over Radvadur, the western province of the Empire. The political climate is strained and fragile. A surge of Nymph refugees has stirred widespread hostility towards non-humans. When the investigation of a gruesome triple murder linked to the refugee camp ensues, it takes Inspector Käyru Skaer and his lover, Count Ellydhar Finn-Jánn, along an unusual path, at the end of which a precious gift awaits.
Käyru and Elly are worlds apart in social standing, but they have found common ground in the ...
It was tragedy that drove Lainey out of the small town she grew up in and her manwhore boyfriend that drove her right back. She needed a fresh start. But was it possible when her past was all around her?
Jase is a rugged and tattooed roughneck with his own tragedies. Running from his past has worked so far but you can't run forever.
When these two meet down an old dirt road, their connection is intense and unstoppable. But they both know all too well that real life isn't a fairy tale.
Will they be able to face their pasts in order ...
Most come to The Beaudelaire Hotel a select few times a year merely to indulge in sexual fantasy, but the stakes are higher for Karen Freeman and Paul Beaudelaire this New Year's weekend.
How does a woman remain sexy when she's lost an essential hallmark of her femininity? She gives a Marine amputee one shot at helping a former model with body image.
Will this fantasy weekend at the Beaudelaire Hotel give Paul a second chance with his contemporary Amazon, or will Karen's fear of rejection be a barrier to their reconnection?
In a city where demons run wild and take what they want, what he wants most of all... is her.
As the top-rated male escort in Farrow's Hollow, incubus Severus sees the same thing night after night: human women searching for surrender, for a connection, for love. He caters to them, feeds from them, not realizing he's desperate for all the same things.
Accustomed to clients swooning over his dark stare and sinful smile, the demon meets his match when a newcomer immune to his charms schedules a session. The bewitching beauty makes his ...
When Katrina "Kat" Vallia, an idealistic if somewhat naive 20-something American pediatrician travels halfway across the globe to volunteer in a poor African village, she looks at it as a means of closure. Following a bitter breakup with her unfaithful boyfriend, she decides to throw herself into her work without any distractions from a man. That's until she encounters Dr. Julian Kiron, a handsome, career driven pediatric oncologist. Even though she tries to fight it, Kat finds herself falling deeply for him; until she painfully ...
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After years of orbiting the world of marriage and children, being back in single life makes Katerina feel as though she's on a different planet. Things have certainly changed. You can shop online for men now, with a bewildering array of choice, but there doesn't seem to be a refund policy. Was looking for love always this complicated?
Kat sets off to rediscover herself and her lost libido, which had been put aside and forgotten about some time ...
The epic showdown between the last Isador queen and House Skye begins.
Strengthened by her new queen sib, Shara Isador plans to return to her mansion-in-progress for some much needed rest. She especially wants to get to know her new twin Blood and fears she may have made a mistake in taking them. She does not love them. Yet.
However, the sun god and the queen of New York City have other plans.
The snares are set to capture the young but extremely powerful vampire queen. Someone inside Zaniyah's nest has betrayed them, and Shara's ...
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The sons of William de Wolfe (The Wolfe) are immortal, so they say. Men who are known as ShadowWolfe... DarkWolfe... Nighthawk... are as legendary as their father. The eldest four sons - Scott, Troy, Patrick, and James have always run in a pack. They are all to each other, in both brotherhood and in strength. But in 1282 A.D., James de Wolfe, the endearing and gentle brother, is ...
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From pauper to princess to prisoner in forty-eight hours is a lot for anyone to handle, but she's Phoebe O'Byrne, dammit!
Phoebe thought her life had finally gotten easier, that she'd found her purpose. All she wanted to do was celebrate passing the BAR... then Grant Hollingsworth strolled into her life.
Now, up is down, in is out, and people think they can turn into birds! Stop the world, this princess wants off!
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