"Ludlow, Texas, has a problem. A band of rowdy and violent cowhands from the Circle K ranch have been terrorizing the small town: drinking, smashing windows, and even shooting up innocent citizens. With the townsfolk terrorized, Ludlow is on its way to being totally under the gang's control--unless someone does something about it. Asa Delaware has a good reputation as a very bad man to cross. Roaming the West with his two grown children and his gun for hire, he's known as the Town Tamer. For a fee, he'll fix what--or who--is causing a ruckus. There isn't any job he'll walk away from or any challenge he finds too hard. But when his children start backing out of the family business, Delaware may find out what it is means to be on the business end of a shotgun barrel..."-- Page  of cover.
Vivacious Vivienne Taylor has finally won her familys approval by getting engaged to the wealthy and upright John Vandergrift. But when threatened by a vicious blackmail scheme, it is to her childhood friend that Vivienne turns; the deliciously wicked Viscount Dashiell. Lord Dashiell promised himself long ago that his friendship with Vivienne would be the one relationship with a woman that he wouldn't ruin. He agrees to help her just to keep the little hothead safe, but soon finds that Vivienne has grown up to be very, very dangerous to all of Dash's best intentions.
Ten years ago, Lord Daniel Bryant sailed to America to find his fortune and flee his cruel brother who inherited the family title. A cryptic note draws him back to England: Come home and claim your destiny. Before seeking anything, Daniel must first determine who set the fire that nearly took his life and precipitated his flight abroad. Now with the taste of Lady Julia warm on his lips, the stakes are raised higher than before as he seeks to claim both his destiny and the lady of his heart.
As one of only two girls on the tween racing circuit, Shawn Hamby has always run with a fast crowd. But now at thirty two she doesnt need to prove anything to anyone. And she definitely doesnt need a man bossing her around off of the track.
Beatrice has never crashed a party but now her fellow quilt guild member, Meadow Downey, is driving them to a Victorian mansion in the mountains beyond Dappled Hills, North Carolina. Muriel Starnes, an elderly eccentric, has organized a meeting of quilters to pick someone to administer a quilting scholarship. The fact that the Village Quilters werent invited isnt enough to keep Meadow from speaking her piece. But once the quilters arrive at the mansion, it seems they may never leave. An ice storm sends an old tree crashing across the driveway, leaving them stranded for the night. And by the next morning, they are one fewer for Muriel has been sent to meet her maker. With everyone in the house a suspect, its up to Beatrice and the Village Quilters to figure out who has a guilty conscience before someone else gets tied up in knots.
For Avery and her husband, Derek, renovating the Craftsman bungalow was like stepping back in time. The quaint old home was just as its original owners had left it. In a discretely hidden antique crate in the attic, Avery finds a clue to a decades-old missing persons case. As Avery works on the house ansd delves deeper into the sinister story, it becomes clear that someone wants the old home's secrets to stay that way.
Millicent Pantere has lived her entire life in the notorious London Underground. She cares nothing for the problems of the crown or the intrigues of society. But the ladies of the realm are acting strangely, and Millicent is coerced into tracking down the rumors of a mysterious man--a magic man who comes in the night and disappears at dawn. Millicent's search leads her to one of Merlin's legendary relics and the seductive knight whose fate is bound up with it.
That he's a father is news to former Navy SEAL Ben Slocum was not expecting. But once the initial shock wears off for the confirmed bachelor, he takes in the rest of what social worker Claire Chastain tells him: his son is missing, abducted by a man who wants revenge against Claire and Sam's dead mother. Now, Ben is the child's only hope.