As far as beautiful vampire Sadie Pemberton is concerned, werewolves shouldn't be sticking their noses into New York's supernatural politics. They don't know jack about running a city-not even that hot-as-sin new vampire-werewolf liaison who's just arrived in town. The last thing Killian Bane wanted was to end up in New York City playing nice with vampires. Unfortunately, he's on a mission, and when he encounters the sexiest, most stubborn female vamp he's ever met, he's going to have to turn on a little of that wolfish charm...and Sadie's going to learn a thing or two about what it means to have a wild side...
In the days of reconstruction after the Civil War, a wild strip of land in northern Louisiana remained unconquered by troops and untamed by the law. This is the story of the fearless veterans--Union and Confederate--who dared to enter this beautiful but hellish valley. . .and finish what the war started.
It's autumn in Fisher's Harbor, Wisconsin, and fudge shop owner Ava Oosterling is busy preparing for the harvest festival and a visit from some royal relatives who live in Belgium. According to Ava's grandpa, a famous divinity fudge recipe from the 1860s- a treat fit for a prince- is hidden somewhere in a local historical church. When a fire in the church reveals the body of a murdered man, it looks life someone is willing to go to any length to possess the valuable secret to the divinity fudge. As Ava searches for the killer- and the recipe- she could use a little divine intervention, because she may have bitten off more than she can chew...--back cover
Providing magical desserts to the residents of the enchanted town of Havenwood, Georgia, Ella Mae LeFaye finds everything she loves in danger when a serious of mysterious deaths are linked to her, forcing her to whip up a recipe for catching a killer determined to settle an ancient score.
Leaving her home in Gracious Grove behind her, Rose is off to the annual convention of the International Teapot Collectors Society. Her granddaughter, Sophie, is minding the tea house while she's away. Rose is eager for tough cookie Zunia Pettigrew to appraise a prized antique teapot she believes may be a holy water vessel from China. But when Zunia declares the pot a fake, Rose is really steamed. After Zunia is found dead beside Rose's dinged-in teapot, Sophie must rush to her grandmother's aid and find the real killer- before Rose is steeped in any more trouble...-back cover
When he is stranded at his family's cabin with a beautiful visitor named Kendall during a Nor'easter, Jackson Sullivan III hides his true identity as they share more than they dreamed, but when the truth comes out, the woman he has come to love may not be able to forgive his betrayal.
Hard-edged fireman Dean Mulligan has never been a big fan of Christmas. Twinkly lights and sparkly tinsel can't brighten the memories of too many years spent in ramshackle foster homes. Although he's established himself as one of the top firefighters at San Gabriel Station 1, he doesn't think he's good enough for someone like gorgeous Lizzie.Lizzie Breen is used to fighting--from her alpha male brothers, who try to smother her in the name of safety, to the life-threatening childhood illness she overcame. She knows what she and Mulligan feel for each other is a lot more than a fling, but she can't get him to see that. The only gift Lizzie wants to give him this season is her love, but he's not willing to accept it.When Mulligan is trapped in the burning wreckage of a holiday store, a Christmas angel arrives to open his eyes. But is it too late? This Christmas, it'll take an angel, a determined woman in love, and the entire Bachelor Firemen crew to make him believe it is indeed a wonderful life.
Tired of always being the bridesmaid and never the bride, Lia McCabe, while helping her friend Drew run his whale-watching business, makes his brother Evan, who has been sailing around the world to avoid the ghosts of his past, an offer she won't let him refuse.
Having hired a balloon to get him to Paris in a daring race, Lord Boyce Parker is simultaneously exhilarated and unnerved by the wonders and dangers of flight, and most of all by the beautiful, stubborn, intelligent lady operating the balloon. Eve Mountfloy is in the process of conducting weather experiments when she finds herself spirited away to France by a notorious rake. She's only slightly dismayed--the rake seems to respect her work--but she is frequently distracted by his windblown physical magnificence and buoyant spirits. As risky as aeronautics may be, once their feet touch the ground, Eve and Boyce learn the real danger of a very different type of falling...-- From back cover.
Wide open sky, rolling green hills... Gillian Tucker could get used to life in the country--one far from the violence she left behind in San Francisco. Warily accepting an invitation to the Montana ranch that belongs to her grandfather, a man she's never met, Gillian hopes this is the haven she seeks. A sexy, overbearing cowboy who shines a light on her well-hidden dreams is not at all part of her plans. Blake Bowden's reckless past is far behind him, and as a newly named co-owner of Three Peaks Ranch, he's not taking any chances. Until a beautiful, haunted woman arrives, igniting a desire he shouldn't feel. His partner's granddaughter is strictly off limits. But the longer Gillian's there, the stronger the pull grows between them. And when a new danger surfaces, Blake will do anything to keep her safe...even if it means risking everything for her heart.-- From back cover.
Arizona Territory Ranger Sam Burrack rides the border badlands to Iron Point, hoping to capture Ozzie Cord, a mercenary who killed a sheriff back in Mesa Grande. Cord has escaped jail once, but he won't get away this time... As Sam nears his prey, the trail of scalped bodies makes it clear that someone else has a vendetta. By all appearances, Turner Big Foot Pridemore, leader of the scalpers, has gained major footing in Iron Point. He has driven away the desert Apaches and ousted the law. But he's missing one thing: his son, Fox. Not satisfied with living in his father's shadow, Fox has allied himself with Ozzie Cord and is staging his own bloody rampage. Now Sam must walk a fine line between the law and the lawless to make sure he gets his man- and cuts Big Foot and his son down to size.--back cover
Convinced there's more to Rowdy than a good fastball, a wicked smile, and a tight pair of pants, Breeanne can't help but be tempted. After all, it's boring always being the good girl, and Rowdy dares her to be just a little bad. The stakes are high, but win or lose, this time Breeanne's breaking all the rules playing the game of love.
While protecting a powerful mine owner with many enemies, Quill McKenna hires bounty hunter Calico Nash to help guard his boss's daughter, but is unable to control his attraction to her as death threats come thick and fast.
Lady Hermione Merryhew, daughter of an impoverished marquess, already has her share of problems. The last thing she needs is an intruder in her bedroom, especially not a fugitive thief. She should scream, but the shabby rascal is a man from her past. Six years ago, at her first ball, dashing Lieutenant Mark Thayne failed to steal a kiss, but succeeded in stealing a little of her heart. She's older and wiser now. She can't toss him to the wolves. Besides, she wants that kiss. Now Viscount Faringay, Mark has never forgotten Lady Hermione, but he mustn't involve her in his dangerous life. He's infiltrated the Crimson Band, violent revolutionaries who plan a bloodbath in London, and if he survives the night he will be able to destroy them. Hermione is involved, however, and only he can protect her.
For most small-business owners in Tallulah Falls, the upcoming Renaissance Faire is a wonderful way to promote their specialty shops. For Marcy's nemesis, Nellie, and her sister Clara, it's an opportunity to finally put Marcy and her shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, out of business. Apparently the sisters life to make grudges a family affair and have set up competing booths right next to Marcy's at the Ren Faire. When Clara is discovered dead in her own booth- strangled by the scarf she had almost finished knitting- Marcy becomes the prime suspect. Now she has to do whatever it takes to keep her reputation from unraveling- and get to the bottom of a most deadly yarn...--back cover
In this seventh installment in the Demon series, Louisiana homicide detective and demon summoner Kara Gillian must save her closest friends from demons while investigating a supernatural crime.
When one of the most powerful vampire witches of the European Council arrives in New Orleans, bent on bloody destruction, Jane Yellowrock, with the help of a tech wiz and an ex-Army ranger, must track him down before things turn deadly in the Big Easy.
Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents- including Sarah- are for it, but there is one holdout- baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to remove the only obstacle to the development. But Sarah soon discovers tha nothing is simple as it seems. Now, with the help of her cat's uncanny ability to detect a lie, Sarah is narrowing down the suspects. Can she collar the culprit before the ruthless killer pounces again?--back cover
Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it has never been as dead as this. Hundreds of fans have gathered together for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror themed desserts to the hungry hordes.
After their flight to Mexico is cancelled, Clyde and her detective boyfriend, Mac, end up snowed in with their families at a supposedly haunted hotel. Clyde's tarot card-reading mother, Rose, is making dire predictions for the weekend, and self proclaimed pet psychic Aunt Vi is enchanted by the legend of th hotel's ghost- until power goes out and a body turns up. With a hotel full of stranded suspects, Clyde will have to draw on all her skills- both with the police ones she'd rather forget and the psychic ones she'd rather ignore- to solve the bone-chilling mystery before someone else gets iced...--back cover
Emulating one of her favorite literary sleuths, event planner Amy-Faye Johnson sets out to find the truth surrounding the death of Ivy, one of her fellow book-obsessed Readaholics, who supposedly committed suicide by poisoning.
Aunt Hazel isn't exactly sweet, but she's not the one putting syrup maker Dani in a sour mood. Her family is trying to help renovate the town's opera house, but their contractor, Russ Collins, seems to specialize in finely crafted excuses. His latest one is a killer. In the opera house basement, Russ uncovers the remains of Spooner Duffy, a charming drifter thought to have skipped town decades ago with a hefty sum of the town's money. Tapping into some unpleasant memories, Spooner's bones also threaten to reveal a murderer's secret, and now it's up to Dani to catch a killer before the town is stuck with a deadly reputation.--back cover
Between his high-handedness, her pride, and both of their bruised and tender hearts, what else could possibly go wrong? Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, proposes to prim Lady Thea Collins because he's loath to waste time on courtship nonsense and Lady Thea should make a biddable duchess. Noah prides himself on his practicality, so he's dismayed when his engagement to Lady Thea embroils him in nothing but trouble. Is he courting a duchess of convenience or a ducal disaster? Lady Thea has fallen on hard times, and accepts His Grace's proposal because he shows every indication of being a distant and manageable husband. When the duke intrudes into every aspect of Thea's life, and adds humor, tenderness, and passionate kisses to their bargain, Thea must take His Grace firmly in hand--Page  of cover.
When Ella Briley asked her lucky-in-love friends to set her up for an office party, she was expecting a blind date. Instead, she's pulled through a magic mirror and into the past... straight into the arms of her very own Mr. Darcy. Patrick Meadowfair, earl of Fairhaven, is too noble for his own good. To save a female friend from what is sure to be a loveless marriage, he's agreed to whisk her off to wed the man she truly wants. But all goes awry when Patrick mistakes Ella for the would-be bride and kidnaps her instead. Centuries away from everything she knows, Ella's finally found a man who heats her blood and leaves her breathless. Too bad he's such a perfect gentleman. Yet the reluctant rake may just find this modern girl far too tempting for even the noblest of men to resist...
Finding her is only half the battle. Cyrus Ryland didn't become England's wealthiest bachelor by being a pushover, but the mysterious beauty he discovers sneaking around at his grand ball enflames his curiosity. When the clock chimes midnight and she's nowhere to be found, Cyrus vows to scour all of London to uncover who she is. Little does he know that not only does Claire Mayhew not want to be found, but she wants nothing to do with him at all--Page  of cover.
To cement the leadership of his North Carolina Shiftertown, Bowman O'Donnell agreed to a mating of convenience. Two powerful wolf shifters, he and Kenzie keep the pack in order and are adored by all. Bowman would do anything to protect Kenzie, for in each other's arms they've found far more than friendship. But as strong as their attachment is, they still haven't formed the elusive mate bond--the almost magical joining of true mates. Now with a monster ravaging the countryside and threatening the Shiftertown community, some in the pack fear that a pair without a true mate bond isn't strong enough to lead. Bowman and Kenzie will have to rely on their instinctive trust in one another to save their Shifters--and the ensuing battle will either destroy them or give them the chance to seize the love they've always craved.
She dares to dream...Summer Montgomery wants to be taken seriously almost as much as she wants her brother's best friend, Ethan. But with a long résumé of seemingly random career choices and a protective brother on watch, those things are nothing more than pipe dreams...Does she dare try? Ethan Reed would like nothing more than to live by his own rules. Not wanting to disappoint his best friend Zach, or any of the Montgomerys, Ethan's had to push his long-denied feelings for Summer aside. But it only takes one night away from watchful eyes to make impossible dreams come true--Page  of cover.
Tonio knows that loneliness is the price he has to pay to avoid being hurt again. But the strictly by-the-book cop has never expected to be blindsided by a woman who pulls him right out of his self-imposed isolation. Angel Silva isn't just from the wrong side of the tracks- she's on the wrong side of the law. She's desperate to break free from her dangerous brother and his gang, but when a sexy new recruit joins them, Angel is more trapped than ever- because the ruthless Tonio Reyes isn't what he seems. When she discovers the man she's falling for is one of Sugarland's finest, she's forced to go on the run.--back cover