When it comes to business, Avery King always comes out on top. So after a very public breakup, work is the perfect excuse to flee the Windy City for the gentle breezes of Aspen, Colorado. Her mission: acquire the land of a rundown mountain ranch. Avery expects an easy win . . . until she meets the rugged and irresistible rancher who won't give up his property without a fight. Bryce Walker is stunned by the stubborn beauty determined to get what she wants. But what she wants is his last connection to the life he used to have. Bryce has plans to return the ranch to its former glory and no way will he sell his family home. Yet the more time he spends with Avery, the more her sweet touch makes him forget his painful memories. Now Bryce must decide whether living in the past is worth losing his future . . . -- Amazon.com
Stewart Mills High School's legendary championship winning football team. Fourteen years later, they're back to relive their glory, save the team and find themselves again...Chase Sanders's life has taken a lot of crazy turns lately. But returning to his hometown to help his old coach keep his high school football team afloat might be the craziest thing to happen to him yet. That is, until he starts falling for the last person he should Coach's gorgeous daughter...Kelly McDonnell learned the hard way that cocky, charming men are nothing but trouble, so she knows Chase is bad news. Still, she can't resist his smile or the rest of him. But when his loyalty to her father conflicts with their growing attraction, any hope for a relationship might be blocked before it can even begin
After her passionate but turbulent marriage to rock star Vaughan Hurley ended in divorce, former model Kelly Hurley rebuilt her life in Portland, close enough to her ex for their two young daughters to spend time with their father. Kelly has finally moved on and is planning to marry another man, but Vaughan, who now regrets his past actions, wants to prove to Kelly that he's the only man for her.
When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore café in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it 'Death by Coffee,' after Krissy's father's most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits... On their very first day of business, Brendon Lawyer huffily takes his coffee...to the grave. It seems he had a severe allergy to peanuts...but how could there have been nuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication? Fortunately, Krissy's love of puzzles and mysteries leads her not only to Officer Paul Dalton, but also to many of her new neighbors, who aren't terribly upset that the book is closed on Brendon. But one of them is a killer, and Krissy needs to read between the lies if she wants to save her new store--and live to see how this story ends--
Anna and Felty Helmuth's zest for matchmaking is unstoppable--and with grown-up grandchild number three on her way to their home in lovely Huckleberry Hill, Wisconsin, what better reason to put their talents to work once more?... When Mandy Helmuth hears that her best friend Kristina's heart has been broken, she decides to visit her grandparents and cheer her up. Mandy never liked Noah Mischler anyway, with his rough exterior and outspoken ways. Unfortunately, she can't avoid him--especially after he saves her life... If he weren't helping Felty with home repairs, Noah would be more than happy to stay away from uppity Mandy Helmuth. Of course, then he wouldn't have been able to rescue her--and she wouldn't have had the chance to discover the real Noah beneath the tough persona--the one she falls in love with...-- From back cover.
Liv Chandler is running for her life, and the cops haven't been able to do a thing to help. But there's one man who makes her feel safe, no matter what...rugged charter boat captain Rafe Brodie. But Liv's past is more dangerous than Rafe could guess, and when his first mate turns up dead, she fears that she's next. That there's something else coming she can't see. That even Rafe and the remote village of Valdez, Alaska can't protect her forever...
When she discovers that she is pregnant, attorney Devon Gilmore leaves her fast-paced life behind to settle down on Cavanaugh Island, where sparks fly between her and David Sullivan, who may not be ready for an instant family.
When she is targeted by kidnappers, Lady Phoebe Batten, who is going blind, is surprised to discover an unexpected tenderness beneath the tough exterior of her bodyguard, Captain James Trevillion, as he tries to protect her.
Lady Sophia Barnes is on a mission to protect the employees of Madame Hartley's brothel, something much easier done dressed as a man. But she needs the help of Damien Beecham, a man who broke her heart long ago, and who still has feelings for Sophia.
Julia Wren has an unseen enemy. Pressured into staging her play for the genteel residents of Tuxedo Park, college student Julia resigns herself to mingling with the upper crust. But she never imagined she'd have to protect herself from danger lurking in the production. Or that she'd have to join forces with wealthy heartthrob Robert Malcolm to do so. Even though they're from different worlds, Robbie's captivated by the feisty young playwright--and he won't see her hurt. Together they work to discover who's out to get Julia. But as their love grows, will they be able to overcome their different social standings before the curtain falls on their romance?--Back cover.
Gina Townsend is trying to be a mother to her six-year-old niece, Amanda Jane, but the girl's biological father isn't helping matters. Reed Hollingsworth has returned to Glory, no longer the scruffy, gangly boy Gina remembers, but a sexy and successful man. Reed feels betrayed that neither Townsend sister bothered to tell him he was a father until he had money, but he's not about to shirk his responsibilities. So when he demands Gina move in with him as part of Amanda Jane's custody agreement, he tries not to notice pretty much everything about her--especially the way his solemn-faced daughter laughs when they play together. Raising a child together, Reed and Gina learn that some dreams come and go, but some are a spark that burns eternal.
The citadel has long been the stronghold of Highkell. All that is about to change because the traitor, Vasic, is marching on the capital. Against her better judgement, Queen Alwenna allows herself to be spirited away by one of the Crown's most trusted servants, safe from the clutches of the throne's would-be usurper.
In the Nine Circles Club, one lucky man gets more than his share of money, power, and women⁰--until he meets a beautiful opponent who plays in the name of love...in Make You Mine by Jackie Ashenden. He's raising the stakes. International playboy Alex St. James always plays to win. Whether it's betting on a high-stakes card game or bedding a high-class socialite the gorgeous world-class gambler knows how to beat the odds using his brains, his body, and a whole lot of charm. But there's one woman who's immune to Alex's bag of tricks which makes her the perfect challenge...and the ultimate prize. She's going all in. Once a special operative in her native Russia, Katya Ivanov knows what kind of man Alex is. As his personal bodyguard, she's seen him seduce the richest women, place the riskiest bets, and break the hardest players. But to even a score from her past, she's willing to take a gamble on her reckless boss. Even if she has to pretend to be his lover. Even if he drives her mad with desire. Even if she never wants this dangerous game to end...
Lizzie Howard is a big-city trauma doctor who has always put her career before everything else. When one careless mistake brings her planned future to a halt, she temporarily takes over a friend's practice in the small Maine town of Jewell Cove. Widowed doctor Joshua Collins comes back home to Jewell Cover to recover from his wife's death. The two of them spark a flame that crackles higher and brighter every day and makes them wonder if a seasonal fling can turn into the love of a lifetime.
London, 1816. Certain that no man wants a bluestocking for a wife, Miss Jane Lowndes is careful to wield her books and her spectacles as weapons against matrimony. Convincing her ambitious mama that she's content to stay a spinster is easier said than done, however. It's a good thing Jane is not above a bit of manufactured scandal if it will keep her from the altar, and the argumentative, contrary Lord Garrett Upton. With the war over, Garrett is determined to enjoy his bachelor's life while he can, even when it means attending a house party in celebration of a friend's wedding--and suffering Jane's notorious disdain. But when a masquerade ball leads to a mistaken kiss, he's surprised to learn that Jane's bookish exterior hides a truly passionate soul. When two such headstrong people are determined to remain unattached, can love lead to a happy ending?