A gypsy fortune teller tells Tessa that a very old man will come into her life in a moment of danger. He will watch over her and protect her. He will bring her death and life. Ten years later, when Andrei Dinescu saves Tessa from a vicious attacker, she has no idea that the handsome stranger the gypsy fortune teller predicted is not a hunter but a seven-hundred-year-old vampire. Darkly powerful, unbelievably compelling, he is obviously pursuing Tessa, but is it her love he's after or her blood?
An ill-fated elopement cost English-born governess Bernadette Holly her reputation, her unsuitable lover and any chance of a future match. She has nothing left to fear--not even the bitter, dangerously handsome Scot due to marry her young charge. Naive wallflower Avaline is terrified to wed Rabbie Mackenzie, but if he sends her home, she will be ruined. Bernadette's solution: convince Rabbie to get Avaline to cry off...while ignoring her own traitorous attraction to him. A forced engagement to an Englishwoman is a hard pill for any Scot to swallow. It's even worse when the fiancée in question is a delicate, foolish young miss--unlike her spirited, quick-witted governess. Sparring with Bernadette brings passion and light back to Rabbie's life after the failed Jacobite uprising. His clan's future depends upon his match to another, but how can any Highlander forsake a love that stirs his heart and soul? -- provided by publisher.
Adventure-hungry Quinn Ellington solves mundane mysteries for library patrons while indulging her taste for intrigue with her favorite spy novels. But her latest research project entangles her in a mission to decode the whereabouts of a weapons cache from a priceless work of art before arms dealers beat her to it. Her adventure is filled with fast cars, stolen treasures, international intrigue, and a budding romance with suave, handsome insurance agent James Lockwood. Daring rescues and intense covert flirting ensue.-- Amazon.com.
Maverick Austin Davis is forced to return home after a ten-year career as a rodeo star. After one too many head injuries, hes off the circuit and in the horse farming business, something he's never taken much of a shine to, but now that its his late father's legacy, familial duty calls. How will Maverick find his way after the only dream he ever had for himself is over? Enter Leighton Elizabeth James, an ugly duckling turned beauty from Mavericks childhood, his younger sisters best friend, to be exact, and someone whose heart he stomped all over when she confessed her crush to him ten years back. Now Leighton is back in Maverick's life, no longer the insecure, love-stricken teen and Maverick can't help but take notice. Sparks fly between them, but will Leighton be able to open her heart to the one man who broke it all those years ago?
It's all-out war between the cartel and the mercenaries--with two couples caught in the middle of the blood feud. Love and redemption are within their reach...but first they have to make it home alive.--Cover, p. 
Nightmare bridesmaids dresses, tasteless fondant icing, budget-busting wedding expensessome women just aren't about it. Theyll laugh off tradition, make their own rulesand find the most outrageous ways possible to flip wedding day lockstep into true love.
When Sarah Winston's estranged brother Luke shows up on her doorstep, asking her not to tell anyone he's in town--especially her ex, the chief of police--the timing is strange, to say the least. Hours earlier, Sarah's latest garage sale was taped off as a crime scene following the discovery of a murdered Vietnam vet and his gravely injured wife--her clients, the Spencers. BUT IS HE A KILLER? All Luke will tell Sarah is that he's undercover, investigating a story. Before she can learn more, he vanishes as suddenly as he appeared. Rummaging through his things for a clue to his whereabouts, Sarah comes upon a list of veterans and realizes that to find her brother, she'll have to figure out who killed Mr. Spencer. And all without telling her ex.
The Earth has been colonised. Ben Mason fought the war and lost. The Earth has been taken by an implacable alien intelligence: our cities terraformed, our people broken. Now Mason--back in the arms of task force OMBRA--needs answers to the most desperate questions. Can nothing be done? What do the invaders want with Earth? When all hope of survival is gone, all that's left is to seek revenge...--
A MEDICAL MIRACLE: The first subjects are lab rats. Injected with two experimental drugs by two different doctors, the rats begin to show signs of renewed youth, restored health, and remarkable vigor. Surprised by the results, neurologist Kat Williams and biochemist Burton Harris believe they have stumbled upon a major breakthrough in the science of aging. But there is only one way to know if their formula can truly reverse the aging process. Their next subject needs to be human... A LIVING NIGHTMARE: His name is Jerome. A homeless, destitute alcoholic with no family, no history, and no hope to live, he is the ideal test subject for the next phase of the experiment. Like the lab rats, Jerome responds quickly and dramatically to the serum. But when Dr. Williams and Dr. Harris seek more funding for their study--from a paralyzed billionaire hoping to cure death itself--they make another chilling discovery about their fountain of youth drug. Everybody wants it. And some will kill for it...-- Page  of cover.
In order to honor his father's gambling debt--or lose the family estate--Lord Hatherly is forced to marry Miss Alice Tombs, an independent beauty who longs to explore the world on her own, and makes her an offer she cannot refuse--one summer to prove the legitimacy of their union, then she is free to travel.
If Finn Donnelly makes a plan, he sticks to it. After his brothers left Copper Ridge, Finn stayed behind, determined to keep their ranch going by himself. And when he realized his feelings for Lane Jensen were more than platonic, he shoved that inconvenient desire away. It was easy... until it wasn't. Suddenly his brothers are coming home to claim their share of the property. And Lane is no longer just in his fantasies. She's in his arms, and their friendship is on the line... He's been her buddy, her handyman, her rock. But until that one breathtaking kiss, Lane somehow overlooked the most important thing about Finn Donnelly--he's all man. They're right together, no matter how much his volatile past has bruised him. Finn wants to hold Lane's body, but he doesn't want to hold her heart. But Lane is falling fast and now she's got a plan of her own... to show Finn there's nothing hotter than friendship turned to slow-burning love. Also includes a bonus Copper Ridge novel, Take Me, Cowboy!
Newly widowed Lizbeth Mullet has a secret: she's never told anyone the true identity of her son's father. Not even now that she's come home to Pinecraft and the man in question is her new landlord. Fredrik Lapp may not know Benuel is his son, but the two soon form an unmistakable bond. And seeing Fredrik again stirs feelings Lizbeth had worked hard to bury. With Fredrik's affections resurfacing, too, the burden of Lizbeth's secret is only getting heavier. Revealing the truth could mean a lifetime of happiness together, or the loss of her second chance at forever.
In order to save his friends, diviner Alex Versus must once again work for dark mage Richard Drakh and one of Drakh's oldest allies, and bring light mage Anne into Richard's servitude as well, unless he can find a way out.