There's a new gang of criminals in town who are organized and ruthless in the extreme. When Eric Becker, along with the rest of the Dallas SWAT team, ends up in the middle of a shootout, he immediately senses werewolves-a lot of them. Turns out, the new bad guys are a pack of wolf shifters. In a spray of gunfire, Becker comes face-to-face with the most gorgeous woman he's ever seen. Becker does the logical thing. He hides her and leaves the scene with the rest of his team. Jayna Winston has no idea why that SWAT guy helped her, but she's glad he did. Ever since she and her pack mates got mixed up with those Eastern European mobsters, everything had pretty much fallen apart. So what's a street-savvy thief like Jayna going to do with a hot alpha-male wolf who's a police officer?--Page  of cover
Caliban is a dead man. The Vigil, a group devoted to concealing the paranormal from humanity, has decided Cal has stepped out of the shadows once too often and death is the only sentence. They plan to send a supernatural assassin into the past to take down the younger, less lethal Cal.
When the ghost of a 1960s English rock star asks them to investigate the death of his daughter, Alison, who runs a haunted Jersey Shore guesthouse, and Paul, the ghost of a private detective, discover that the girl was murdered and must catch a killer before some else knocks on heaven's door.
Springtime in Seattle's Pike Place Market means tasty foods and wide-eyed tourists, and Pepper's Spice Shop is ready for the crowds. With flavorful combinations and a fresh approach, she's sure to win over the public. Even better, she's working with several local restaurants as their chief herb and spice supplier. Business is cooking, until one of Pepper's potential clients, a young chef named Tamara Langston, is found dead, her life extinguished by the dangerously hot ghost chili -- a spice Pepper carries in her shop. Now stuck in the middle of a heated police investigation, Pepper must use all her senses to find out who wanted to keep Tamara's new cafe from opening -- before someone else gets burned.
The Christmas rush is about to begin and Camryn Brooks and her coffee shop owner, Alice Nelson, need to hire additional help. Their former high school classmate, Molly Dalton, is not exactly who they had in mind but Molly practically begs for the job. Problems only get worse when Cami discovers Molly dead in the back of the shop, poisoned by a cup of coffee.
Amy-Faye Johnson and her fellow book club members imitate Poirot as they try to prove Amy's brother's innocence in the murder of his business partner, an investigation during which the truth becomes stranger than fiction.
Reid McCormack has come home to renovate a historic building. But once the job is finished, he'll be headed back to Boston, no matter how much he's drawn to beautiful florist Samantha Reasor.
If the training doesn't kill them, their passion may but Kyle Reeves and Carla Anderson blast right in. Show no fear. Have no fear. Then they get the call. The most powerful drug-smuggling ring in Venezuela needs a takedown, and Delta's newest team leaps into the deep jungle to deliver. Giving their all? Not a problem. Giving their hearts? That takes a new level of courage.
Free-spirited Lucy Westmore isn't yet a spinster, although she fully intends to be. Fortunately, an eccentric aunt has left her both a diary detailing the secrets to spinsterhood and a cottage in Cornwall. Unfortunately, an insufferable marquess is angling for her prize! Turning Lord Thomas Branston down flat should be easy. So why does this man who won't take no for an answer make Lucy's body and soul sigh yes? Thomas knows the real value of Heathmore Cottage, and he has no intention of letting some silly Society miss get her hands on it. He'll simply have to charm Lucy into selling. But the clever young woman he encounters, first in London, then en route to Cornwall, stands stubbornly on her own two (quite lovely) feet. And now, Thomas can think only of sweeping her off them.
Every debutante aspires to snag a duke. Elin Morris just happens to have had one reserved since birth. But postponements of her marriage to London's most powerful peer give Elin time to wonder how she will marry Gavin Baynton when she cannot forget his brother, Benedict--Page  of cover.
Holly Miller is delighted that her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly is in charge, but running the inn might be more challenging than she realized. Wagtail is throwing a weekend-long murder mystery game to draw in tourists during the slow season, the inn has a full house, and a blizzard is on the way. Trouble is unleashed the night the game begins, when the storm blows in and the lights go out. It gets worse the following morning when Holly's Jack Russell terrier, Trixie, discovers a body--one that's actually dead. Now Holly, her calico kitten, Twinkletoes, and Trixie must play by the rules and find one dirty dog.
Criminal psychologist Dr. Sarah Jacobs is all too familiar with the kind of bad boys who belong behind bars. But the dark, dangerous man she meets in the New Orleans underworld is a new kind of ruthless, and all too irresistible. Jax Fontaine doesn't claim to be a good guy, but he's loyal to his own code and brutally honest about what he wants. He and Sarah may be worlds apart, but when they're skin to skin, nothing matters but the heat between them. And when a deranged killer targets Sarah, Jax will do whatever it takes to keep her safe.
Though Cassie Coblenz left her Amish community to go to college, Mammi and Dawdi's farm will always feel like home. It's the ideal place for an extended study break--at least until her grandmother's handsome Englisch doctor becomes a regular distraction. Zach Reynolds is the kind of heartbreaker Cassie has learned to avoid, no matter how charming he may be. Unlike every woman Zach has met in recent years, Cassie doesn't fall at his feet. Strong, generous, beautiful within and without --she's everything he could want. Yet the gulf between them deepens when a tragedy shakes his faith. Now the good doctor has one goal--to become a man who could be worthy of Cassie's love -- Page  of cover.
A new Cowboys of Cold Creek story from New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne! Celeste Nicholas prefers to keep to herself in her hometown of Pine Gulch, Idaho... That is, until one of her children's stories becomes a major success. Millionaire Flynn Delaney has moved back home to help his little girl heal from losing her mother. Celeste holds some indefinable magic for them both. Can Flynn find a family, and true love, in the one who got away? Plus, a heartwarming RaeAnne Thayne favorite from the Cowboys of Cold Creek series, Christmas in Cold Creek, also included in this book! Rebecca Parsons claims to be a waitress and a single mother, but she doesn't look the part to Pine Gulch Police Chief Trace Bowman. Becca will do anything to protect her little sister from their con-artist mother, but can the sexy cop perform a holiday miracle? --www.amazon.com
Cleaning up his act and becoming the co-owner of Benji's Saloon, Casey Grossier finds it hard to be a better man due to his crush on bartender Abilene Price, who is the epitome of trouble.
SHE'S TAKING CHARGE. Prim, proper, and thrifty, Eve Dinwoody is all business when it comes to protecting her brother's investment. But when she agrees to control the purse strings of London's premier pleasure garden, Harte's Folly, she finds herself butting heads with an infuriating scoundrel who can't be controlled. HE'S RUNNING THE SHOW. Bawdy and bold, Asa Makepeace doesn't have time for a penny-pinching prude like Eve. As the garden's larger-than-life owner, he's already dealing with self-centered sopranos and temperamental tenors. He's not about to let an aristocratic woman boss him around . . . no matter how enticing she is. BUT LOVE CONQUERS ALL. In spite of her lack of theatrical experience--and her fiery clashes with Asa--Eve is determined to turn Harte's Folly into a smashing success. But the harder she tries to manage the stubborn rake, the harder it is to ignore his seductive charm and raw magnetism. There's no denying the smoldering fire between them--and trying to put it out would be the greatest folly of all . . .--Page  of cover.
I, Gaius Domitus, one-eyed rebel dragon king of the Provinces, know that better than most, since I have to fight off half my ungrateful family on a regular basis to keep law and order here in my lands. But I never expected to have to consort with a barbarian human woman. Kachka is beautiful, if you like them fierce--and of course I do. But she keeps complaining about how spoiled and decadent I am, and how a feared Daughter of the Steppes has no time for foolish dragons. I think she likes my eye patch, though. It is quite dashing. With death always at our tails, we take our passion like we take our allies. As they say, love the barbarian you are with.
Transported back in time to 13th-century Scotland by a magical sword, Imogen Maxwell finds herself battling for her heart when the sword's owner, Phillip de Piaget, arrives to take back what belongs to him.
Rick Gullotti lives the good life, fighting fires and dating beautiful women -- though none for very long. And thanks to helping his elderly landlords, his rent is low. But when his concerns about their health lead to a long-legged girl appearing on his doorstep, life as he knows it starts getting away from him. --P.4 of cover.
Foreign war correspondent Tanner Thomas is addicted to living on the edge. Needing the adrenaline rush of his job to help him cope with a personal loss, he throws himself back into the game, concentrating all his energy on getting the next big story. But when he meets his new photojournalist, Beaux Croslyn, he can't help but feel like he's losing his focus--and maybe risking more... With secrets she won't address, Beaux is far from your ordinary woman. Determined to keep her distance, she's willing to pull Tanner in closer and hide behind the sparks flying between them. But as Beaux's past begins to put their relationship--and their lives--at risk, Tanner's determination to find the truth puts them both in jeopardy.
When an assassin tries to kill undercover DEA agent Tucker Pankov the same week his boss is taken out, Tucker has good reason to be paranoid. And when other members of his elite team are not only targeted, but stripped of top-secret security clearance, Tucker has one shot at discovering who wants them dead--and why. So he kidnaps the only woman he thinks can save them. Brilliant NSA analyst Karen Stafford doesn't like being forced into anything, especially by someone she doesn't trust. Yet after a hijacked US-owned drone starts attacking government installations resulting in mass casualties, Karen has to take Tucker's side. Now, two unlikely allies must unite to prevent an escalating and unthinkable terrorist conspiracy. But as Tucker and Karen grow intimate, they realize the conspiracy runs deep, and their enemies are closer than anyone realized.--Amazon.com.
After rescuing an alien artifact from deep space, salvager Kivita Vondir is gifted with the ability to hack computers and pilot starships by will alone, and now everyone in the Cettero Arm will stop at nothing to possess her new powers.
Chante Britt flees from the media circus surrounding her mayoral-candidate, philandering ex-fianc©♭ to her grandmother's South Carolina beach house, where she meets Zach Harrington, who is dealing with a scandal of his own.
After the death of her aunt and being dumped by her fiancé, Cassie Miller returns to her small hometown in the Berkshires. When somebody breaks into the post office where she works and an unidentified body is found in the woods, Cassie finds hereself drawn into the case.
As the owner of Mrs. Claus's Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That's why she thinks her float in the semi-annual Santa Claus parade is a shoe-in for best in show. But when the tractor pulling Merry's float is sabotaged, she has to face facts: there's a Scrooge in Christmas Town. Merry isn't ready to point fingers, especially with a journalist in town writing a puff piece about Rudolph's Christmas spirit. But when she stumbles upon the reporter's body on a late night dog walk - and police suspect he was poisoned by a gingerbread cookie crafted by her best friend, Vicky - Merry will have to put down the jingle bells and figure out who's really been grinching about town, before Vicky ends up on Santa's naughty list.
While attending the Coastal Carolina Crime Festival where Silas Black, a celebrity screenwriter and television producer is speaking, newlyweds Olivia and Chief Rawlings, along with the rest of the Bayside Book Writers, are faced with strange occurrences and a real-life murder.
Former marine Alec Caldwell is happy to return home alive. The scars he carries--inside and out--are a burden he plans to face alone. All he wants is a quiet life devoted to helping wounded veterans. That is, until he meets pastry chef Marla Hamilton--who's just too sweet to resist. But the single mother is fighting her own battles. The last man in Marla's life hurt her and put her daughter in danger, leaving the child frightened of strangers. Alec seems like the thrill-seeking men Marla avoids. But can becoming a family give these wounded hearts a chance to heal? -- Page  cover.
Angie Bursen wants to find love on her own timeline. Tired of her family's interference, coworker Rick Jameson comes to the rescue-- as her pretend boyfriend. Angie starts to spend time with Rick and his adorable daughter, Carly, and what began as a hoax soon feels all too real. Betrayed by the woman he'd married, single dad Rick is slow to trust. But seeing Angie with Carly, he can't ignore the way he feels for his beautiful coworker. And when Angie helps Rick with the toughest battle of his life-- gaining full custody of his child-- there'll be no more pretending. If they can open their hearts, Rick and Angie have a real shot at happily-ever-after.
Lucy Everhart expected her opposing counsel to be a slick, soulless corporate lawyer. Who else would represent developers intent on turning Chicago's Safe Haven women's shelter into condos? But she never imagined it would be Dylan Hunt. Clearly, he's no longer the idealistic young man she fell for in law school. This is Dylan 2.0. The man who let her go without a fight five years ago-- along with his passion for social justice, apparently. He may have compromised what he believes in, but Lucy hasn't. Dylan has no idea what kind of fight he's in for, but then again, neither does she.
After years away serving his country, Cole Bishop finally returns home--with a newborn baby in tow. As a single dad, Cole needs help. But the last thing he expects to encounter at his new job is his high school sweetheart--all grown up and more beautiful than ever. Tessa Applewhite might have broken Cole's heart years before, but she's never forgotten him. And he can wrangle her heart like no one else ever has. But Tessa rejected him when the staekes weren't nearly as high. Can Cole trust her again--and in the process, form a forever family? -- Page  cover.
Jake West's troubled cousin leaves him a most unusual parting gift--her newborn baby girl! And now the small-town contractor is forced to seek help from the very woman he resents--the new big-city pediatrician who practically stole his uncle's practice, Violet Crenshaw. Violet knows she shouldn't be consorting with the enemy. But she cannot resist the new adorable baby and her handsome new caretaker. Violet traded her chance at motherhood for her career years ago. But raising a family with Jake could be everything she has ever wanted.