Best of
Romance

2006

The Notebook/The Wedding


Nicholas Sparks - 2006
    After more than 20 years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun (of The Notebook) is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife Jane"s heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him...again. Despite the shining example of Allie and Noah"s marriage, Wilson is himself a man unable to easily express his emotions. Now, with the memories of his in-laws" magnificent 50-year love affair as his guide, Wilson struggles to find his own way back into the heart of the woman he adores.

No One's Girl


Rosie Goodwin - 2006
    Though she seems a devoted daughter, his cruelty has left her afraid to love. After his sudden death she becomes a virtual recluse, leaving her small farm only to sell the fruit and vegetables she grows. But everything changes on a dark, cold night when she finds a young runaway hiding near her cottage. Alice, too, is unloved and in pain, and as the pair become friends, Jane begins to wonder whether she could offer the girl the loving home she's never had. But dark secrets in both their pasts threaten everything Jane hopes for...

Hope


Lesley Pearse - 2006
    But fate has harsh plans for Hope and a chain of events sees her forced to lead a vagabond's existence until she finds the courage to fight back and prove herself a fearless and able nurse, a vocation that takes her to the horrific battlefields of the Crimea.But the secrets of the past are not yet done with Hope Renton and she must return to England to face the legacy of her birth ...With the storytelling magic that has won Lesley Pearse millions of fans, Hope is the portrait of a remarkable woman who will never let the world - or injustice - bring her down..

Sexy/Dangerous


Beverly Jenkins - 2006
    Ex-marine, ex-cop, and a whole lotta 'tude, Max doesn't have time for anything but her job. Her latest assignment: to protect Dr. Adam Gary. Her problem: he doesn't want her there. Adam wants to focus on his work, not to be distracted by this tall, sexy woman. A foiled kidnapping attempt may have forced him to take an undercover agent into his household, but no one said anything about the agent being a woman, or that she'd be beautiful, or that she came with two monster rottweilers. How is he supposed to concentrate on his top-secret project that could revolutionize the world when all he can think about is her smooth, coffee-colored skin and those long, lean legs?But as danger nips at their heels, love may be a distraction neither of them will live to enjoy . . .

Far from Home


Lyn Andrews - 2006
    As daughter of the blacksmith in her tiny Irish village, sixteen-year-old Kitty Doyle knows little of the ways of the world, but she has to grow up fast when her widowed father re-marries and she has no choice but to leave the family home.Luckily there's work to be found over the water in 1920s Liverpool and soon Kitty has a job in a grocer's, where she also catches the eye of the owner.With Kitty's input the business is soon thriving - but tragedy lies ahead, and she must endure many trials and tribulations before she can find true happiness...

Solid Soul


Brenda Jackson - 2006
    But the world of single parents and teenage hormones brought them together the first time -- and a simmering passion they both tried to deny wouldn't keep them apart for long.Chance made her think of hot, sultry Southern nights. Kylie had him imagining satin sheets and soul-stirring kisses. But in the cold light of day, they had to resist each other. There was no way they'd let uncontrollable desire ignite their carefully protected hearts.But some things they couldn't ignore.

A Legal Affair


Maureen Smith - 2006
    And yet the hot young law professor had never crossed the line with a student until he met Daniela. There was something different about her--with her fierce attitude, ambition and to-die-for body. Something he was determined to uncover, layer by silky layer....Private investigator Daniela Roarke knew she was in over her head the minute she saw her mark. Caleb Thorne wasn't just fine, he was gorgeous. And although getting close to Caleb could finally mean busting his no-good father, Daniela knew she was just an amateur at the game of seduction. And now both her cover and her heart were in jeopardy.

Rumble on the Bayou


Jana Deleon - 2006
    Then DEA agent Richard Starke shows up in Gator Bait, Louisiana, giving out orders and insults faster than you can cast a fishing line. Dorie knows the residents of Gator Bait aren’t going to talk to a stranger, especially a Yankee, but she stuck with Richard until he catches his bad guy. With no other alternative to restore peace to the small town, Dorie agrees to help Richard catch a criminal and in the process, uncovers decades of secrets that have been hiding deep in the Louisiana bayou. (Note: This book is part of the author’s backlist, originally released in print in 2009 by Dorchester Publishing)

Fever


Christine Feehan - 2006
    Fever brings the two stories together for the first time in one volume, a one-way ticket to a dizzying new world of desire.In "The Awakening," a beautiful naturalist's dream comes true-to live among the feral jungle creatures. But an untamed, irresistible beast of another sort inspires her to explore her own wild side. Wild Rain's Rachel Lospostros has escaped from a faceless assassin and found sanctuary thousands of miles from home, under the towering jungle canopy. In this world teeming with unusual creatures she encounters Rio, a native of the forest imbued with a fierce prowess, and possessed of secrets of his own. When Rio unleashes the secret animal instincts that course through his blood, Rachel must decide if he is something to be feared-or desired.

River's End / Remember When / Angels Fall


Nora Roberts - 2006
    The monster who destroyed their beautiful home and took her mother away from her forever. The monster with the face of her father... Now a young woman, Olivia still yearns to recall those horrifying events, to know the truth about her childhood. With the help of a young writer named Noah Brady, she could have the chance. Remember WhenLaine Tavish's past has just caught up with her. Now it's up to Laine, and a sexy stranger named Max Gannon, to find out who's chasing her and why. The answer lies in a hidden fortune - a fortune that will change not only Laine's life but also the lives of future generations. Until New York City detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas gets on the case. Angels FallReece Gilmore has been on the run. She settles in Angel's Fist, Wyoming, and now she's hiked this mountain all by herself. Then she sees the man and woman on the opposite river bank. Arguing. Fighting. And suddenly, he's on top of her, his hands around her throat. . . . By the time Reece brings a gruff loner named Brody to the scene, the pair is gone. Reece knows there's a killer in Angel's Fist, even if Brody is the only one willing to believe her.

Fly On The Wall


Trista Russell - 2006
    With conflicting claims and scandalous rumours surrounding a teacher's relationship with a student, only a fly on the wall can know what really happened.

Welcome To Temptation / Bet Me


Jennifer Crusie - 2006
    And falling.Sophie came to Temptation, Ohio to help her sister make a movie. Now she’s making trouble for the town council, love with the mayor, and lemonade for a murderer.Bet Me"Put your money on fate."Logical Min thinks love is a fairy tale. Rational Cal thinks forever’s a myth. Implacable Fate thinks they’re meant for each other.

Mackenzies Bundle: Mackenzie's Mountain / Mackenzie's Mission / Mackenzie's Pleasure / A Game of Chance


Linda Howard - 2006
    Strong, independent, passionate and single-minded, they take what they want no matter the rules! Catch up on these classic novels by beloved author Linda Howard, collected together for one low price! Bundle includes Mackenzie's Mountain, Mackenzie's Mission, Mackenzie's Pleasure, and A Game of Chance. In Mackenzie's Mountain, Wolf Mackenzie is a loner with a way with horses and a deep distrust of outsiders -- until one woman dares to venture onto Mackenzie's Mountain. Schoolteacher Mary Elizabeth Potter is determined to keep Wolf's teenage son from abandoning his dreams -- and finds herself rescuing Wolf along the way. In Mackenzie's Mission, Night Wing -- the revolutionary test plane with a top-secret weapons system -- was Colonel Joe Mackenzie's number-one priority. And weapons expert Caroline Evans was his number-one distraction. True, the stubborn blonde was giving him the cold shoulder, but Joe hadn't become the best of the best by giving up. Then he discovered someone on the inside was sabotaging Night Wing, and with her late hours and specialized expertise, Caroline seemed the obvious choice. Now Joe had to choose between allegiance to his country and love for his prime suspect.... In Mackenzie's Pleasure, no mission had ever gotten the better of navy SEAL Zane Mackenzie -- until now. Barrie Lovejoy needed a savior, before the terrorist group holding her hostage lost patience and silenced her -- forever. Rescuing Barrie would be the most important mission of his life. For he would sooner die than let the enemy harm the mother of his child. In A Game of Chance, in an attempt to lure a vicious criminal out of hiding, agent Chance Mackenzie uses his quarry's estranged daughter, Sunny, as bait. It doesn't take long for him to win her trust -- and her heart -- but what Chance hadn't guessed was that Sunny had reasons of her own to be hiding from her father. Now his deception has brought them both one step closer to danger."

Morrigan's Cross


Nora Roberts - 2006
    Her name is Lilith. Existing for over a thousand years, she has lured countless men to an immortal doom with her soul-stealing kiss. But now, this woman known as vampire will stop at nothing until she rules this world—and those beyond it...Hoyt is no match for the dark siren. But his powers come from the goddess Morrigan, and it is through her that he will get his chance at vengeance. At Morrigan's charge, he must gather five others to form a ring of power strong enough to overcome Lilith. A circle of six: himself, the witch, the warrior, the scholar, the one of many forms and the one he's lost. And it is in this circle, hundreds of years in the future, where Hoyt will learn how strong his spirit—and his heart—have become...Note: This edition includes a "Glossary of Irish Words, Characters and Places" immediately after the story concludes.

Heated


Niobia Bryant - 2006
    . .Bianca King is living the golden life in metro Georgia with a booming veterinary practice and a steady string of dates--until her somewhat estranged father asks for her help in keeping the family ranch afloat. When Bianca returns to her small South Carolina hometown, she meets the latest threat, neighboring rancher Kahron Strong, a man with knowing eyes and the body of a gladiator. But this competition may just do Bianca some good. . .. . .He's Rugged On The RanchEver ambitious, Kahron has his eye on the Kings' ranch--among other things. Bianca rejects his offer to buy, but he's not one to take no for an answer, even if it comes from the sexiest lips he's never kissed. But when a series of dangerous accidents puts the business and Bianca at risk, Kahron decides the auburn beauty is much more valuable than her land. As they come together to track the source of the trouble, Bianca will have to surrender her resolve and her heart to save the ranch. . .and something she cares about even more.

Killjoy / Murder List / Slow Burn


Julie Garwood - 2006
    But soon she will have to use every one of her skills on a case that hits painfully close to home. Avery's workaholic aunt, Carolyn Salvetti, persuades her niece to join her for the two weeks of luxury and decadence. But Carolyn never makes it to Utopia…Murder List:When Chicago detective Alec Buchanan is offered a prime position with the FBI, he takes it as the perfect opportunity to leave the Windy City and follow in his brothers’ footsteps to the top echelons of law enforcement. But first he must complete one last assignment: acting as a glorified bodyguard to hotel heiress Regan Hamilton Madison. The gorgeous exec has become entangled in some potentially deadly business: Someone has e-mailed her a graphic crime-scene photo - and the victim is no stranger.Slow Burn:Living a successful life in Charleston, South Carolina, Kate MacKenna has always been able to turn her challenges into triumphs. But now the fates seem to be lining up against her . . . in a lethal fashion. Dylan Buchanan’s convinced that she’s merely having a spell of bad luck - until he discovers how many people want Kate dead.

A Lover's Dream


AlTonya Washington - 2006
    Quest Ramsey and his brother Quaysar belong to one of Seattle's most successful families, and Michaela is in town to profile them for an upcoming biography. But when Michaela uncovers a secret that threatens to ruin his family name, she'll have to choose between the integrity of her profession, and the love she never thought she'd find.

Playing Easy to Get


Sherrilyn Kenyon - 2006
    Discover the physical rapture of his muscular arms.... Become a prisoner of passion, swept away by an encounter with his primal side.... And get lost in the all-consuming thrill of white-hot pursuit by a relentless stranger who may be your most dangerous foe, the best lover you've ever had -- or both. Let your fantasies run wild with these unforgettable novellas where bigger is most definitely better -- and playing easy-to-get is the only way to go!"Turn Up The Heat" / Sherrilyn KenyonThe story of an average woman who wins the vacation of a lifetime - a trip to Sex Camp. But what Allison George gets is a race for her life with an ex-Mafia who is now being sought by his previous employer. Vince Cappelleti knew the island was a risky proposition, but he'd run out of options. Now the only thing he wants in his sights is Allison, but in order to have a future with her, he must first deal with his past."Hunter's Oath" / Jaid BlackWhat was supposed to be a simple taxi ride to Fairbanks, Alaska for Sofia Rowley ends up becoming a terrifying fight for her freedom. Sold by the cab driver to a mysterious man who imprisons her in a lost Viking world, Sofia is forced to stand all but naked on a bride auction block, her fate now in the hands of the highest bidder."The Warlord Wants Forever" / Kresley ColeNikolai Wroth, a ruthless vampire general, will stop at nothing to find his Bride, the one woman who can “blood” him, making his heart beat and filling him with strength. Coldly interested only in the power his mate will bring, he can hardly believe when Myst the Coveted, his army’s new immortal captive, awakens him body -- and soul. Famed throughout the world as the most beautiful Valkyrie, Myst has devoted her life to protecting a magical jewel and to fighting the vampires.

Love Me Like No Other


A.C. Arthur - 2006
    He's never stopped thinking about her since that one hot night years ago. Now she's in his debt! Of course, he doesn't want her money....At first, Jade's outraged--pose as his fiancée for one week or he'll call the police! But then...how about some sweet revenge? So while he's playing Mr. Seducer, she'll be Miss Tease. Before the week is up, she'll have him on his knees--just before she walks away! That is, if she can convince her heart she's not still in love....

A Lesser Evil


Lesley Pearse - 2006
    Despite initial feelings of horror at her new surroundings, Fifi finds the freedom from her middle-class family background exhilarating.Insatiably inquisitive, Fifi is fascinated by her new neighbours and wants to know what goes on behind all those shabby front doors. Why is Yvette, the French dressmaker, such a hermit? Why doesn't widower Frank join his daughter and grandchildren in Australia? And why doesn't the formidable and well-bred Miss Diamond move somewhere smarter?But most of all she is ghoulishly fascinated by the Muckles who live opposite in terrible squalor. She listens to their violent quarrels, watches their ill-treated and wretchedly unhappy children, and is appalled by all she sees.When Fifi tries to help the Muckles' youngest child, who has been physically abused by her father, Fifi unwittingly unleashes a chain of events which will not only bring heartache to her and Dan, but terrible danger to all the inhabitants of Dale Street ...

Ballad of the Desert


Tong Hua - 2006
    She soon becomes friends with Xiongnu children, including Yu Dan, Yi Zhi Xie and Mu Da Duo.One year later, due to political changes, her foster father is killed. His only wish was for her to return to his hometown Chang'an, in the Han Dynasty. Thus, Yu Dan tried to help her flee the Xiongnu territory, but soon found out that Yi Zhi Xie, the new clan leader, had sent soldiers in hot pursuit of them. To save Yu Jin, Yu Dan persuades her to stay in the wild desert and return to the wolf pack she had grown up with,while he keeps going, leading the soldiers on a wild goose chase. Years later, a teenage Yu Jin meets the disabled Meng Jiu (Meng Xi Mo),who was part of a traveling merchant's caravan, and then saves and meets Huo Qu Bing (under the alias of Xiao Huo) and his comrades while they were fleeing the desert bandits on the way back to Chang'an. Yu Jin introduced herself as Jin Yu remembered her foster father's last wish and asked for some traveling money from Huo Qu Bing as repayment. Huo Qu Bing gives her the money, but then requests that she lead them out of the desert. Jin Yu didn't know then that Xiao Huo was actually the Han general Huo Qu Bing. After leading them out of the desert, she sets off towards Chang'an by herself....(from Wikipedia)

A Tangled Summer (The Summerstoke Trilogy)


Caroline Kington - 2006
    Charlie Tucker, dreaming of victory in a motocross race and flirting with the local barmaid, is unaware of the danger the farm is in; while little sister Alison, busy with her A levels, is determined to dispense with her virginity before the end of the summer and falls for the enigmatic biker, Al. Their brother Stephen is hopelessly in love with the star of the local Am-Dram society, while mother Jenny dreams of escaping to Weston-Super-Mare in the arms of the local vet. Fed up with watching her family squander their birthright, septuagenarian grandmother Elsie - the only Tucker with a lover - issues an ultimatum: either her grandsons find brides by the end of the year, or they lose their share of the farm. And that's only half the problem... Up on the hill in Summerstoke House, the land-grabbing, unscrupulous, Hugh and Veronica -call-me-Vee Lester watch the demise of Marsh Farm with undisguised pleasure. If they can get the Tuckers turfed off the land, their dreams of owning a bigger stud farm will become a reality; and if they can help hasten the demise of Marsh Farm with a few schemes of their own... And at Summerstoke Manor, in the heart of the village, live the three elderly Miss Merfields and their ancient nanny with nothing better to do than pull strings and watch.

Key Of Light / Morrigan's Cross


Nora Roberts - 2006
    An omnibus edition from the most celebrated women's fiction writer today, featuring KEY OF LIGHT and MORRIGAN'S CROSS

Some Like It Hot: Stories


Brenda Jackson - 2006
    From a freelance writer whose interview with a ruthless, ambitious, and very handsome millionaire turns into something so much more to an attorney's explosive encounter with a sexy club owner. From an event planner's very steamy night with an old flame to a businesswoman who wants to get back the man she let slip away while climbing the ladder of success. Experience just how much Brenda Jackson can turn up the heat!

The Ex Factor


Tu-Shonda L. Whitaker - 2006
    Yet lately she’s got a hunch that her sexy husband, Sharief, a New York City policeman, is patrolling more than just the streets. Celeste is sure he’s cheating on her. When she finds out that the home-wrecker is none other than her own sister Monica, all hell breaks loose.Monica never intended to fall in love with her sister’s husband. But who knew that Sharief would make every inch of her body tingle with a single touch? Monica knows she should have righted her wrong before Celeste found out, but she’s in too deep–in more ways than one.Imani is not pleased that her low-life boyfriend, Walik, just got out of the slammer and wants her back. Sure enough trouble comes knocking. But when a fine Puerto Rican DJ named Kree seduces her and showers her son, Jamal, with attention, Imani finally gets a shot at happiness and ghetto-free love.Fielding the curve balls tossed their way, Celeste, Monica, and Imani learn that it takes more than sisterhood to cope with love, life, and men–the ones they’ve got, and that elusive ex factor.

Convict's Candy


Damon "Amin" Meadows - 2006
    Still having male organs, Candy is housed with strong, masculine, handsome male inmates who haven't been around or touched a woman in years. Candy soon finds herself being caught in several love affairs with men with families, girlfriends and wives at home--waiting for them to be released. But Candy doesn't kiss and tell; she understands the code of silence: what happens in prison stays in prison... . CONVICT'S CANDY deals with sexual identity, prostitution and homosexuality within the prison system, the interactions and relationships between the inmates and officers, infidelity and most importantly, explains how the HIV virus spreads rampantly within the prison. It also reveals how the dangerous and deadly disease is transmitted within society, when infected inmates are released to go home.

Brody's Redemption


Kay Stockham - 2006
    Ex-con. Joe Brody has been called a lot of things. Some true. Some not. But now that he's out of prison and back in his hometown his focus is getting a job and a home for his ill father to convalesce. Easier said than done when no one will hire him. Ashley Cade has a teething toddler and lives with an elderly man as part of an agreement she made to buy his house. Complicated? Not as much as it sounds. Wilson is a dear and his huge Victorian a gem in the rough. The lonely old man even recommends a friend's son as a handyman to help with the repairs and finally Ashley is making progress. And Joe? Joe is... intriguing to say the least. But when the police chief tracks Joe down and Ashley discovers the truth, everything changes. Wilson swears Joe is innocent. Joe swears he's innocent. But the evidence says otherwise and she doesn't know who to believe when her future business--and her child's life--are at stake....

Reclaiming Nick


Susan May Warren - 2006
    But when his father dies and leaves half of Silver Buckle—the Noble family ranch—to Nick's former best friend, he must return home to face his mistakes, and guarantee that the Silver Buckle stays in the Noble family. Award-winning journalist Piper Sullivan believes Nick framed her brother for murder, and she's determined to find justice. But following Nick to the Silver Buckle and posing as a ranch cook proves more challenging than she thinks. So does resisting his charming smile. As Nick seeks to overturn his father's will—and Piper digs for answers—family secrets surface that send Nick's life into a tailspin. But there's someone who's out to take the Silver Buckle from the Noble family, and he'll stop at nothing—even murder—to make it happen.

The Man from Stone Creek


Linda Lael Miller - 2006
    Badge and gun hidden, he arrives posing as the new schoolteacher, and his first order of business is to bring the ranchers' children under control. He calls on local postmistress Maddie Chancelor, whose brother is in firm need of discipline.

Pleasure Seekers


Rochelle Alers - 2006
    Now all three women are caught in the whirlwind of the super rich and famous. They find themselves the objects of the desires of every man--from movie stars, politicians, CEOs and rock stars to European royalty--men for whom there are no limits, nothing is too expensive, nothing is forbidden.From Manhattan to Paris to Southampton, their new worlds are a torrent of sensual delights and unlimited luxuries. But ultimately they realize that there's only one thing more satisfying than money and power...love.

Lily's Sister


Karen J. Hasley - 2006
    Hasley's acclaimed Laramie Series. Louisa Caldecott, a progressive woman and independent business owner in 1880 Kansas, is principled, strong-willed, passionate, and generous to a fault. Satisfied with her comfortable life, she's happy to live in her sister Lily's shadow. Until Lou meets John Rock Davis, Civil War veteran and man with a past. Until everything she loves is put at risk. Until she is forced to take a stand that threatens her safety, her happiness, and her future. Then all hell - but heaven, too - breaks loose, and self-sufficient Lou finally understands the cost of courage and the power of love. Karen J. Hasley's books have been reviewed as "satisfying," "sparkling," and "captivating," her research described as "flawless." Discover why readers return to Karen J. Hasley's fiction again and again for authentic stories about compelling women in historical settings.

A Delight Before Christmas


Angie Daniels - 2006
    Mistaking him for their resident pediatrician, Berlin hops onto his lap and gives him the hottest kiss of his life. From that moment onward, Berlin and Reginald are on a roller coaster ride of attraction and lust. The more they want each other, the hotter they get.

The Adrien English Mysteries: Books 1-3


Josh Lanyon - 2006
    For the first time, books 1 - 3 of The Adrien English Mysteries collected in one volume! Fatal Shadows - When his former best friend and employee is murdered following a very public argument, bookseller and sometimes mystery writer Adrien English finds himself suspected of murder. A Dangerous Thing - Adrien English arrives at the Pine Shadow Ranch only to find a corpse in his driveway. By the time the unfriendly local sheriffs arrive, the body has disappeared. The Hell You Say - It’s Christmas time and the “ill-starred and bookish” bookseller and occasional mystery writer must contend with a Satanic cult, a handsome university professor and his on-again/off-again relationship with the eternally conflicted LAPD Detective Jake Riordan. And, as ever, murder...

Just Listen


Sarah Dessen - 2006
    Until she meets Owen Armstrong.Tall, dark, and music-obsessed, Owen is a reformed bad boy with a commitment to truth-telling. With Owen's help, maybe Annabel can face what happened the night she and Sophie stopped being friends.

A Time To Keep


Rochelle Alers - 2006
    Little does she realize the mystery and peril that await her in the small town of Bayou Teche when she begins to investigate an unsolved murder that happened decades before....Sheriff Shiloh Harper has lived in Bayou Teche all his life, comfortable with its simple, easy lifestyle. So when Boston-born newcomer Gwen Taylor arrives in town, he is surprised to find that he's not only attracted to her, but that she is the only one to stir his passion since his ex-wife. What he doesn't know is that their paths and their passions are destined to cross.

Dakota Dreams


Madeline Baker - 2006
    His only chance is to break free from prison --- but with his escape comes a grave injury that threatens his life.THE PRISONER OF LOVE ... Catharine Lyons is struggling to maintain the family ranch in the wake of her parents' untimely death. When Nathan shows up on her property, badly wounded and close to death, Catharine provides him with sanctuary.THEIR DAKOTA DREAM ...As they grow closer, Catharine offers Nathan more than the healing of his body and mind. She agrees to join him on his journey into Lakota territory to avenge his wife's death. But as they trek through the dangerous West, they discover a passion just as untamed --- one that will change their destinies forever.

Karma


Sabrina A. Eubanks - 2006
    It is love at first sight as the two fall head over heels for each other, despite the influence of Justine's jealous friend, Simone. While Simone tempts Lucas with her raw sexuality, he struggles to keep his old ways in the past. Lucas and his partner, Noah, accept a dangerous undercover assignment that will topple the empire of the notorious drug lord, Nine. Can Lucas and Noah survive this dangerous bust? Will Lucas revert to his player ways with Simone's constant temptation? It's a race between love and lust, and what goes around definitely comes around as KARMA takes its toll.

Cry of My Heart


Linda Ford - 2006
    She's content running her antique store and caring for her grandmother and sister - at least that's what she tells herself. If the secret desires of her heart go unmet... that's just the way it has to be. Right? Oil & gas negotiator Andrew "Ace" Conners has always planned to be alone. He'll do his duty and settle the affairs of his aunt and then get out of Reliance, Montana. But when his late aunt’s neighbor insists on finding treasures among the estate’s belongings, he can't help falling for the dynamic, compassionate woman, even though he knows she's not for him. When a man from Ace’s past appears seeking retribution, Ace and Nicole must face their biggest fears - together - or lose the love they both long for. Other books in this series:Forever in My Heart Everlasting Love Inheritance of Love

Letting Go of Lisa


Lurlene McDaniel - 2006
    He’s never spent much time with kids his own age and he’s never dated. His mother is now busy with his new twin sisters, so Nathan must enroll at the local high school for his senior year. On the first day, a girl on a motorcycle catches his eye and Nathan is excited to discover the girl is also in his English class.Not only does Lisa ride a motorcycle to school, but she’s a loner who seems to come and go as she pleases. She doesn’t care what anybody thinks of her. Nathan is intrigued—he’s never met anyone like her or had such strong feelings. When he and Lisa finally start spending time together, he’s the happiest he’s ever been.But Lisa has a tragic secret and, when she decides she’ll handle it herself, Nathan has to make a choice. Can he ever let go of Lisa?

Marry Me: With Scandals Bride And A Rogue's Proposal


Stephanie Laurens - 2006
    Scandals Bride and A Rogues Proposal.

Surrender


Pamela Clare - 2006
    Battling the French in a no-holds-barred combat, they forged a new brand of honor, became a new breed of men...MacKinnon's RangersIain MacKinnon had been forced to serve the British crown, but compassion urged him to save the lovely lass facing certain death at the hands of the Abenaki. He'd defied his orders, endangered his brothers, his men and his mission, all for a woman. But when he held Annie's sweet body in his arms, he could feel no regret. Though he sensed she was hiding something from him, it was too late to hold back his heart. In love and war, there are times when the only course of action is...Surrender.

I Will Wait for You: Eternal Bliss


Linda Masemore Pirrung - 2006
    That changed dramatically the moment they met- they knew ! From Colorado to Maryland to Ireland-the magic prevailed. Not even death could stop them from being together. She waited for him.He waited for her. "Matt and Misha would be sad when they arrived but if only they knew the beauty of it."

Cowboy


Staci Stallings - 2006
    Stuck in a minimum-wage job with a young daughter counting on her, Beth does her best to stay standing under the weight of it all because she knows God is on her side. Then one night she gets the chance to be an angel to another of life's weary travelers. For once hope has never looked so real. Cowboy is a grace-filled story about the power of giving everything to God and how a simple act of compassion can change lives forever. Emotional, soothing, and heart-wrenching, Cowboy is infused with the message that no matter who we are and no matter what life has thrown at us, we never have to walk alone. Staci Stallings has intertwined the loss and grief of two characters into a sweet love story. Full of truths and illustrations of God's grace, Cowboy will capture a reader's heart. Stallings has peppered in song lyrics that strike a beautiful chord. Eileen Key

Murphy’s Luck


Benjamin Laskin - 2006
    To remedy his loneliness, he became the master of a thousand hobbies and as amazing as his crazy luck.When events demand that Murphy go in search of a new, luck-free sanctuary to spare the world from his puzzling disorder, his relentless whammy plows a riotous path of mayhem and miracles straight to Joy Daley—an incurable optimist who never forgot to thank her lucky stars. The comical, topsy-turvy effects from the collision of Lady Luck and Murphy’s jinx whimsically upends the lives of everyone in their orbit.At first, Murphy’s victims question who he is—at last, they’ll be questioning who they aren’t.If you like a fresh, feel-good story with lots of laughs and a dollop of mystery on top, then you’ll love Benjamin Laskin’s riotous novel.

Linda Lael Miller Bundle


Linda Lael Miller - 2006
    Enjoy 3 heartwarming classics by "New York Times" bestselling author Linda Lael Miller: "Ragged Rainbows," "There and Now," and "Here and Then,"

Running Fox


Cassie Edwards - 2006
    In each other, they stir feelings of hope, freedom, and longing. Original.

Dear John


Nicholas Sparks - 2006
    Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who has captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else. Dear John, the letter read... and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love—and face the hardest decision of his life.

Small-Town Secrets


Margaret Watson - 2006
    About her husband Carter, who died in a car crash. About Gabe, who was driving the night Carter died. About her brother George's girlfriend. Gabe's return to Sturgeon Falls brings the secrets bubbling to the surface.Since Carter's death, Kendall's been too busy running a B&B, managing a cherry orchard and raising two girls to think about Gabe. But when he shows up at her B&B, memories come rushing back – including the crush she'd had on him.Can Kendall and Gabe face the past and find forgiveness? Or will the secrets bury them?

Wasted Heart


Lynn Galli - 2006
    In fact, she's so adept at trying to stamp out her feelings that she could probably write a How-To guide on the subject. One, move 3,000 miles away from your best friend. Two, get a time-consuming job so you don't have time to think about your best friend. Three, hang out with new friends who aren't anywhere as enchanting as your best friend. Four, get involved with a striking woman who is smart, sexy, caring and, most importantly, available, unlike your best friend. Five, hope the new love interest doesn't find out about your pathetic best friend obsession before you have time to replace it with actual life-altering love. Even following her own step-by-step process, Austy may not be able to redirect all of her misguided feelings. Becoming involved with Elise Bridie helps her realize how pointless her pining has been. But when Elise suspects that she harbors feelings for someone else, will their new found love survive the unrequited infatuation of Austy's fantasies?

Cockney Orphan


Carol Rivers - 2006
    The Isle of Dogs, heart of London's docklands, suffers the first terrible night of a nine-month Blitz. But for Connie Marsh, the discovery of an orphaned baby boy amongst the rubble brings a glimmer of hope to a time of darkness and suffering. She also finds herself falling in love with handsome Vic Campion, the man who helped her rescue the child they've named Lucky. But Connie's happiness is not to last. When his call-up papers arrive, Vic leaves for the navy - and Connie knows she might never see him again. And when a sinister figure emerges, claiming to be Lucky's grandfather, she is terrified of losing the child, too. Will she turn for comfort to Clint Hershey, the dashing GI who makes no secret of his admiration for her? Will she stay true to Vic, the man she really loves? Previously published with the title Connie of Kettle Street.

The Alastair Trilogy Boxed Set: These Old Shades / Devil's Cub / An Infamous Army


Georgette Heyer - 2006
    Heyer's masterpiece on the Regency period tied into a grand trilogy.Three classic tales of love, intrigue and adventure, featuring the notorious Justin Alastair, Duke of Avon, and his outrageous heirs:-These Old Shades-Devil's Cub-An Infamous Army

Texas Rain


Jodi Thomas - 2006
    The first in the powerful new Whispering Mountain trilogy...Honest, straightforward, and ruggedly handsome, Travis McMurray is also more than a little bit busted, the result of an ambush during his service as a Texas Ranger. Beautiful Rainey Adams is in a fix of her own: On the run from an arranged marriage, she'll do just about anything to keep her freedom. The first time they meet, she steals a kiss—and his horse. The second time, she's an angel of mercy who eases him through a terrible fever...and then disappears.When Travis recovers, he's determined to track down this intriguing woman and bring her back to the Whispering Mountain Ranch as his bride. But this renegade may be too much for even the toughest Ranger to handle.

Deadly Gamble


Linda Lael Miller - 2006
    She'd love to go deep undercover with an irresistibly hot cop, but he's got baggage as big as his biceps. She's survived a mysterious tragedy, but Mojo Sheepshanks hasn't quite figured out who she really is or how to get on with her life. And now the wisecracking Mojo is seeing ghosts--the real, ectoplasmic kind--and turning up baffling clues to her real identity. Suddenly a wealthy man is claiming to be her long-lost uncle... and she's being shadowed by an ex-con brother with a talent for killer mind games. As Mojo races to finally uncover the facts, she'll need all her savvy and strange new talent to keep someone from burying her--and the truth--for keeps.

Whitewater Rendezvous


Kim Baldwin - 2006
    As they battle the challenges of nature for survival, they discover that true love may be nothing at all like they imagined.

If Only You Knew


Gwyneth Bolton - 2006
    But after late nights at the office lead to searing seduction and a whirlwind marriage, the couple couldn't be happier.Their wedded bliss takes a sudden turn for the worse when Carlton's jealousy gets the best of him. Once he drives Latonya away, Carlton realizes his mistrust may have cost him his soul mate. But then he learns she has a secret that could put their reconciliation on hold forever....

It's in His Kiss: The 2nd Epilogue


Julia Quinn - 2006
    Don't miss this charming and passionate addendum, in which Gareth proves that some things get better with age, Hyacinth gains new respect for her mother (with a daughter like Isabella she'd have to, wouldn't she?), and everyone learns that while diamonds are lovely, sometimes tenacity is a girl's best friend.

Behind the Pine Curtain


Gerri Hill - 2006
    Her family was the largest employer in the county, owning Pine Springs Lumber, and her father was mayor of this small town. Her mother could not accept the fact that her only child was gay, could not tolerate the gossip about her family. So, with a hundred dollars in her pocket and a one-way bus ticket out of town, Jacqueline was told not to come back until she had come to her senses. And that included being prepared to marry the son of a business associate of the family. Fifteen years later—long after she’d hitch-hiked to Los Angeles, long after she’d worked nights to put herself through college, and long after she’d written her first best seller, No Place For Family—Jacqueline is persuaded to go back to the tiny town of Pine Springs after her father’s death. The quick trip she’d envisioned for the funeral turns into weeks as she learns her father’s business is suddenly hers to manage. And she is also again face-to-face with the woman who, as a teen, had been Jackie’s first crush. She and Kay had been inseparable as kids, and later as teens. They find themselves falling back into their old habits, and Jackie is soon fighting the same feelings she’d had when she was seventeen. But living behind the pine curtain, Kay is afraid of her love for Jackie, afraid of what her family will say, afraid of how the town will react. Jackie refuses to hide, refuses to crawl back into the closet, so once again, she leaves Pine Springs . . . alone.

The Trophy Wife


Ginna Gray - 2006
    Even now Mimosa Landing, Elizabeth's beloved home, could be stripped away unless she comes up with a serious infusion of cash.When brilliant self-made millionaire Maxwell Reardon approaches her with an audacious solution to her financial woes, Elizabeth is speechless. His proposal will certainly solve her problems, but it will set Houston society on its ear.Now it's up to Elizabeth to decide if this is a deal with the devil, or the best decision of her life.

Controversy


Adrianne Byrd - 2006
    But she's no murderer either, even if she did joke with her sisters about killing her ex-husband, Phil, after their nasty divorce. How was she to know that someone really wanted Phil dead—or that she would become the prime suspect? It doesn't help that the investigating detective is so distractingly gorgeous that Michael can hardly think straight.…Michael is sexy, smart and a little bit wild— everything Detective Kyson Dekker loves in a woman. True, there is that tiny problem of her being the prime suspect in a homicide, and the fact that Kyson is torn between seducing her and getting her to confess. But if she's being framed, Michael needs protection—and Kyson is ready to prove he's the man for the job, in every way.…

A Map of the Harbor Islands


J.G. Hayes - 2006
    The new Petey who wakes from a coma isn't the same person as Danny has known & loved, but when Petey confesses that he is gay, Danny embarks on an odyssey he never dreamed could happen.

The Seduction of His Wife


Janet Chapman - 2006
     Alex Knight is dead -- or so everyone thinks. A widowed logger baron with a risk-taking streak, he took on a South American engineering project and was reported dead after a rebel attack. So when he turns up back in Maine very much alive, his grieving family is shocked. But the biggest shock is Alex's, when he discovers he's now married -- to a woman he's never met. Sarah Banks is ready for a change from running a quiet Bed & Breakfast, and working for the Knight family offers not only a bigger opportunity, but also the family life she yearns for. So she's glad to help secure custody of Alex's orphaned children, whom she's come to love, by marrying their father by proxy before he's legally declared dead. But when Alex returns, the sexy, determined woodsman upends all of Sarah's plans. Because suddenly she's married to a passionate stranger with an easy smile...and tumbling headlong into a fiery dance of seduction.

Chocolate Kisses


Francis Ray - 2006
    Inhibitions melt away with these three deliciously erotic romance novellas that have something sweet in common: tempting chocolate.

Take Me There


Leslie Esdaile - 2006
    So why is her happiness rating at zero? And why is her firm's newest, most difficult client, Jacques Bernard Dubois, causing her so much stress?

All That Matters


Susan X. Meagher - 2006
    She's a very successful real estate agent, happily married to a man who encourages her to live the independent life she loves; and they're actively working to have a baby.The wrench in the works is that Blair favors adoption, while her husband David desperately wants to have a biological child. The fates are against them, and they finally seek the help of a group of reproductive specialists. One of the doctors, a surgeon named Kylie Mackenzie, eventually becomes a good friend to Blair. And she needs all of the friends she can get when things start to go horribly wrong at home. As her marriage teeters on the brink of collapse, she relies more and more on Kylie's friendship.Kylie's happily gay; Blair's happily straight. But the way they structure their relationship leads friends and family to privately question whether the pair is setting themselves up for heartache. They eventually come to a crossroads, which could either destroy their friendship or turn it into what each of them has been seeking. The question is whether each woman can change her view of herself and her needs. The answer is all that matters.

Cracked Hearts


Linda Masemore Pirrung - 2006
    . . and some implode. For the residents of a usually quiet and peaceful neighborhood, life is about to change. Beneath the peaceful and seemingly law-abiding veneer lurks danger, violence, and a festering web of interconnected secrets, lust, and betrayal. Everyone has a secret, tucked away in a private place in their minds, safe from discovery. But dark forces at play will pry open these mental vaults, and soon no one's privacy will be protected. Hearts will shatter, lives will end, relationships will fall apart, and paranoia will sweep the shadows. Some will find perverse thrill in a forbidden love, and others will pay the price for it. Some will move from obsession to violence, and no one's life will be quite as logical as it was before. Every person who touches the life of another leaves a mark. Can neighbors Stephanie, John, and Meg help Ron, Hayley, and Dan conquer their inner demons in time? And will they ever learn the identity of the killer in their midst? Can Zach and Blythe's love survive the trauma? Does love truly conquer all-or does it destroy it?

Truth or Dare


Delilah Dawson - 2006
    Not because her sexy curves drive Kai wild. Not because her every move sets his body on fire. Kai's watching Sonya because she's in possession of a stolen butterfly necklace--and he's been hired to steal it back, even if he has to seduce it right off her beautiful neck…When Sonya meets Kai on a single's cruise, she has no idea that he's looking for the necklace. She assumes he's there for the same reason she is: to indulge in a weeklong shipboard sex romp, no strings attached. Kai is the perfect candidate for what Sonya has in mind: Tall and gorgeous with a dark, muscular body that just won't quit.With Sonya, Kai finds himself oddly off his game. Her shy blushes remind him of chocolate raspberries and her shivers drive him out of his mind! As things heat up, Kai must make a decision: Will he betray the woman who has captured his mind and body…or give in to a delicious game where everybody wins?

Angels Fall


Nora Roberts - 2006
    As the sole survivor of a brutal crime back East, she has been on the run, desperately fighting the nightmares and panic attacks that haunt her. Reece settles in Angel's Fist, Wyoming-temporarily, at least-and takes a job at a local diner. And now she's hiked this mountain all by herself. It was glorious, she thought, as she peered through her binoculars at the Snake River churning below.Then Reece saw the man and woman on the opposite bank. Arguing. Fighting. And suddenly, the man was on top of the woman, his hands around her throat . . .Enjoying a moment of solitude a bit farther down the trail is a gruff loner named Brody. But by the time Reece reaches him and brings him to the scene, the pair has vanished. When authorities comb the area where she saw the attack, they find nothing. No signs of struggle. No freshly turned earth. Not even a tire track.And no one in Angel's Fist seems to believe her. After all, she's a newcomer in town, with a reputation for being jumpy and jittery-maybe even a little fragile. Maybe it's time to run again, to move on . . .Reece Gilmore knows there's a killer in Angel's Fist, even if Brody, despite his seeming impatience and desire to keep her at arm's length, is the only one willing to believe her. When a series of menacing events makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody-and herself-to find out if there is a killer in Angel's Fist before it's too late.

Love On The Rocks


Veronica Henry - 2006
    Things are changing because the resort has been picked as a holiday hot-spot and George Law wants to do for Mariscombe what Rick Stein did for Padstowe. He starts by outbidding Bruno for the rundown Rocks hotel.

We Learned The Sea


luckei1 - 2006
    DHr. A story of forgiveness.Chapters: 37 - Words: 201,007

I'm Gonna Make You Love Me


Gwyneth Bolton - 2006
    However, their love is tested when family, secrets and lies complicate their relationship and when their passion suddenly leaves them with more than themselves to consider.

The Viscount Who Loved Me: The 2nd Epilogue


Julia Quinn - 2006
    Join Anthony, Kate, Simon, Daphne, Colin, Edwina, and (of course) the mallet of death, as Julia Quinn shows that happily ever after can still be a little bit wicked... and a whole lot of fun.

Eclipse


Mijan - 2006
    I'm going to make you pay..."Draco swore his revenge on Harry for Lucius's imprisonment, and Harry all but laughed at him. But Draco is planning more than schoolyard pranks this time. The old rivalry turns deadly when Draco abducts Harry for Voldemort. It's the perfect plan, guaranteeing revenge, power, and prestige, all in one blow. But when Draco's world turns upside down, the fight to save himself and Harry begins, and the battle will take them both through hell and back. If they come back.

In My Hood


Endy - 2006
    As a once successful businesswoman, Desiree "Rae-Rae" Johnson use to avoid driving through that section of the neighborhood--until she fell on hard times. After becoming a crack addict, she starts living with her soul mate Bilal "Bunchy" Wilson, the man who introduced her to cocaine. After witnessing a double murder and struggling to survive the everyday dramas to support their drug habits, they manage to pull off one of the biggest robberies in New Jersey's history. Bilal is sentenced to life for murder and armed robbery and meets his sudden death in prison, leaving Desiree to face the demons of her past alone. After turning her life around, she meets one of the top men in the game, Ishmael Jenkins, and falls for him, not knowing his secret past. Ishmael is comfortable in his position in the hood and falls for Desiree just as hard. All hell breaks loose as Ishmael's loyalty is tested and Desiree struggles to maintain her sobriety. Between love, murder and a possible relapse, will they survive? Or will they be another statistic in this society in which we live? Have you seen this in your hood? Well, this is what happened In My 'Hood.

Come Sundown


Mike Blakely - 2006
    Known as Plenty Man to the Comanches, Honore serves as ransom negotiator for captives among the Indians. As if his life wasn't in danger enough, Honore has offered his services to the New Mexico Volunteers in the Civil War. But as Honore's luck would have it, he's in the same unit as Luther Sheffield, a man whose grudge against Greenwood knows no boundaries, even though they are fighting on the same side.Leaving behind his beautiful Arapaho bride, Honore rides out, joining his legendary friend, Kit Carson, as a scout. But he is swept into more action than he bargained for—heavy combat in the battles of Val Verde Ford and Glorieta Pass plus Indian attacks—all the while watching over his shoulder for the ruthless Luther Sheffield. Worried that he may soon be ordered to take up arms against his own adoptive tribe, the Comanches, Honore resigns as Kit's scout to return to his tribe.But Honore's halcyon days among the Indians cannot last forever, and he knows that eventually his old cavalry unit will come to attack his village. Torn between a nation on the rise and his own adoptive culture, Plenty Man is forced to lead the fight for Comanche freedom against his old friend, the great Kit Carson, in a battle at a remote place in the Texas Panhandle called Adobe Walls. But in the end, it becomes difficult to tell enemy from ally, and Plenty Man knows his loyalty to the Indians may cost him everything – his beautiful wife, his freedom to return to white civilization, his friendship with Kit, and even his very life.

Divine Destiny


Gwyneth Bolton - 2006
    . .What happens when the only man for you just happens to be a member of the ruling family that you grew up despising? And what happens when the more he kisses you, makes love to you, and uses erotic "lessons" to tame you, he makes you want him more and more? For Kara Millan, these are just a few of the pressing questions causing drama in her life. She also has to figure out a way to bring freedom to the people she has given her life to protect, even if it means betraying the man she has grown to desire and love. Sacred . . .When you have spent the past 10 years of your life avenging the death of the girl who was destined to be the other half of your soul, it's a little hard to just stop, even when you realize that your other half is very much alive and well. And finding out that your woman is a member of the rebel resistance you have sworn to demolish, is difficult, especially for a highly alpha male forged in battle. For Darwu the Warrior Prince, these aren't even half of his worries. The most pressing thing on his mind is finding a way to tame his lovely mate before his love and the feelings he has for her tame him. Mate . . .Together Kara and Darwu find a meeting of the mind, body, and soul that ensures not only their own destinies, but the future of their people as well.

Secrets of A Housewife


J. Tremble - 2006
     A successful career. A beautiful wife and children...and his pick of the sexiest women in town. It seems Tarron has the best of both worlds as he manages to indulge in wild nights out with his lover and quiet nights at home with his family. But the party is about to end...When Tarron's cheating ways are revealed, his cool-headed wife, Secret, handles it like a pro. That's partly because, true to her name, Secret is hiding some bad behavior of her own. And now, as Secret starts to really live out her own fantasies, neither she nor Tarron may be ready for the explosive consequences... "A fascinating debut novel... There are so many exciting twists and turns to this story that you'll be begging for more once you read the very last page." --Urban-Reviews.com

Dark Roots and Cowboy Boots


Luann McLane - 2006
    Original.

Forbidden Territory


Paula Graves - 2006
    And now a little girl's desperate cry for help had brought enigmatic, disturbingly masculine Lieutenant McBride to her door....McBride didn't have time for psychics. He had a kidnapper to catch. But the honey-haired woman with the golden eyes seemed to see things no one else could -- including his own tragic secret. With a child's life at stake, he had to trust Lily...even as each step plunged them deeper into danger and into the uncharted territory of irresistible desire....

Hawk's Way: Faron & Garth


Joan Johnston - 2006
    A nearly bankrupt ranch was hardly a castle, and Faron, an ill-tempered cowboy who'd inherited half her kingdom, was certainly no prince. Faron became spitting mad when Belinda informed him about the truth of his parentage: he wasn't one of the Whitelaws of Texas.He wanted to believe that she was nothing more than a gold digger, but all she seemed to want was him..."The Wrangler and the Rich Girl"Garth Whitelaw couldn't understand why a rich Texas debutante like Candy Baylor would want to train horses. But she looked darn sexy in worn jeans with hay in her hair, so who was he to judge? Candy had no idea why Garth was suddenly so agreeable, but she wasn't about to look a gift horse in the mouth. Besides, her instructors in school had never been so ruggedly handsome as this wrangler...and she wouldn't mind engaging in some horseplay!

Someday Soon ; Sooner or Later (Deliverance Company, #1 and 2)


Debbie Macomber - 2006
    . .Someday SoonA lovely, lonely young woman gets under the skin of a dangerous mercenary who discovers that love wins over war every time.And its rapturously romantic sequel . . .Sooner Or LaterA soldier of fortune teams up with determined Letty Madden, who is searching for her missing brother. But not losing his heart to a beautiful, strong-willed Texas postmistress would be the real mission impossible.Two classic novels in one volume!

Nine Lives


Sharon Sala - 2006
    Lucky for Cat Dupress, she's got seven left.Bounty hunter Cat Dupress first cheated death when she was thirteen. The second time left her orphaned and scarred. And the only thing that will diminsh her lust for revenge is finding the man who left her for dead as she watched him murder her father. Every job she takes is an opportunity to invade the criminal world that hides the tattoed man who ruined her life. And she hopes to hunt him down on her current mission into the rugged deserts of Mexico, where there is no law to watch her back. Without her knowledge, bondsman Wilson McKay is on the same job, and trailing Cat is the fastest way to find his man. He's willing to share resources -- and the reward -- especially if that means getting to know the lonely woman beneath Cat's tough, take-no-prisoners exterior. Life's taught Cat that the surest way to land on her feet is to work alone, but Wilson might be the man to change her mind -- when they're not competing for jobs or ready to kill each other.

The Business of Love


Cheris Hodges - 2006
    When a sexy firefighter saves her from a blaze at her condo, Jill decides to lie about her job rather than risk scaring another guy away. But when the truth comes to light, will she lose everything?

Keeping Christmas


B.J. Daniels - 2006
    But after uncovering a dark family secret that cast suspicion on everyone close to her, she took off for a new life and never looked back.Chance Walker was the cool-eyed cowboy hired to bring her home by Christmas. But after catching her, he couldn't decide if she was a blackmailer or a victim. Was he tempted to protect her because she told the truth--or was he falling for her? Holed up in a remote Montana cabin with the bad guys closing in, two stubborn souls needed to trust each other if they hoped to survive the season.

Arkansas: Four Brothers Risk Their Hearts for Love in the Ozarks


Christine Lynxwiler - 2006
    When Jake sees Brandi Delaney stranded in a rushing stream, he knows he has to save her. Will his act of mercy change both their lives? Clint is compelled to rescue Jessa Sykes from a burning cabin. Will his heart get singed in the process? Holt is attracted to Megan Watson, a woman struggling to atone for her dead husband's crimes. Will her ugly past ruin Holt's political career? Cade is asked to help Annalisa Davis find her sister. If Cade takes the case, will he lose his heart? Dare these Ozark Mountain brothers risk their hearts for love?

Montana Mavericks, Books 1-4


Diana Palmer - 2006
    Enjoy the first 4 books in the series: Rogue Stallion by Diana Palmer, The Widow and the Rodeo Man by Jackie Merritt, Sleeping with the Enemy by Myrna Temte and The Once and Future Wife by Laurie Paige.

Dear John


Kim Vogel Sawyer - 2006
    Her brother has Downs syndrome and has stayed at home most of his life, and Marin refuses to place him in an institution, despite the urgings of family and friends to do so. Phillip Wilder helps bring disabled and non-disabled people together by placing clients in jobs throughout the city. But when he receives a call from Marin Brooks, who hopes to use his service only as a day-care facility for her brother, he balks. What holds her back from letting her brother get a job? Will God help these two, who seem perfect for each other, reconcile their differences?

A Taste Of Sin


Fiona Zedde - 2006
    But Miami's hot, sultry nightlife offers plenty of opportunities for a girl to drown her disappointments and Dez wastes no time hooking up with her old friends. The last thing on Dez's mind is finding bliss in the arms of a seductive new partner who couldn't be more different from her ex - and who awakens in her a hunger she's tried to deny.

Of Paupers and Peers


Sheri Cobb South - 2006
    On the way to claim his inheritance, James is set upon by muggers whose handiwork deprives him of his memory.

Heat of the Moment


Diana Duncan - 2006
    When her life is threatened, Kate is remanded into Liam's custody and forced to face her deepest fears: fierce dogs and true love.With the help of his devoted K-9, Murphy, Liam vows to protect Kate from the bomber hunting her--while fighting the passion that had never died out. But Liam and Murphy have only twenty-four hair-raising hours to accomplish their most difficult mission: defuse Kate's mistrust and win her heart.Before their time runs out.

Camelot's Destiny


Cynthia Breeding - 2006
    a place of Pagan magic and Christian piety, a place of mystery, treachery, and dark enchantments. Here the legend of Camelot was born and with it, bold passions and forbidden desire. Young, lovely and willful, fiery-tempered Gwenhwyfar is chosen by Arthur to be his wife and future Queen of Britain-an honor she reluctantly accepts. Soon, she cannot ignore the awaking passion Britain's new king ignites. He is a lover who delights her with his touch, yet whose desires are not shared with her alone. Seared by the forbidden kiss of Arthur's most trusted warrior, Lancelot, Gwenhwyfar is swept into a world of forbidden passion, torn by loyalty and love to a husband who betrays her and the man she cannot have. But in time where good and evil clash, where magic and chivalry reign... love will prove as fierce a weapon as any sword.

Highland Mist


Donna Grant - 2006
    Two realms fighting for control. Three Druid sisters who hold the key to salvation and the hearts of the men who would love them. Join New York Times bestselling author Donna Grant as she transports you into the dark and dangerous world of the Druids. AN HONORABLE LAIRD... Laird Connall MacInness was born to a clan that for centuries has been charged with the guarding of the sacred Druids. 'Tis a duty he has always met with a willing heart, until the day his sister, a Druid priestess, goes missing, and the very Druids he has protected refuse to help him find the last remaining member of his family. Then a 300 year old prophecy places a Druid priestess in his hands for safekeeping. 'Tis the chance at revenge that he's been waiting for, but is he willing to pay the cost his revenge will demand--the loss of his mate and the future of Scotland? A WILLING LASS... Glenna MacNeil wants only to be free, to find the purpose of her life. When she is told to look for the dark laird that would free her, she eagerly goes with the powerful laird who fights her clan, not realizing she has set in motion events that will change the course of history.

A Dangerous Love


Bertrice Small - 2006
    The laird seeks a housekeeper and bedmate --- but instead he finds that beneath the girl's dirty, disheveled appearance is a proud and spirited violet-eyed beauty who refuses to be tamed. It is she who will teach the stubborn Scot that love recognizes neither borders nor rank ...

No Law Against Love


Deborah MacgillivrayM.J. Sager - 2006
    No Law Against Love Anthology is the launch book for Highland Press. All net profits from this project are being donated to Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention through the American Cancer Society. Writers from around the world - from published to debut authors - donated their stories to show love happens in some of the funniest places. 27 stories from Historicals, Paranormals, Contemporaries and even Futuristic Romance. Participating Authors:~ Kristi Ahlers, Cheryl Alldredge, Rekha Ambardar, Susan Barclay, Leanne Burroughs, Cissy Hassell, Patty Howell, DeborahAnne MacGillivray, Marly Mathews, Victoria Oliveri, Jacquie Rogers, Jennifer Ross, M.J. Sager, Michelle Scaplen, Kemberlee Shortland, Jeanne VanArsdall, and Diane Davis White.

Hot Summer Bites


Nina Bangs - 2006
    But vampire Taurin Veris is determined to prevent Kristin from discovering the supernatural creatures who call the Castle home, even as he finds himself distracted by the intense attraction he feels for the woman who could expose them all.

Now Is The Hour


Hilary Green - 2006
    Four firm friends are forced to part. Rose, the beautiful dancer, must return to her family in London and the blitz, leaving singer Richard to enlist in the army with their relationship still unresolved. Gay, asthmatic Merry, the musical director, is destined for the army too, while the object of his unrequited love, charismatic magician, Felix, chooses the RAF.Before long, Rose joins a group entertaining the troops in France. The Nazi war machine however is fast and merciless on the land and in the air and soon all of them find themselves in terrible danger. And as they are struck by the brutality of war they realise exactly who is most important to them and despite the odds, and in terrible circumstances, they determine to find each other again.With the threat of capture, injury and death ever present, the four of them will have to find reserves of courage, love and endurance that they did not know they possessed.

The Power of Love


Kemberlee Shortland - 2006
    They're newlyweds and plan to wait until they're ready to start a family. Ethan surprises her by accepting early parenthood, embracing the idea more fully than either of them expects.When they receive bad news after a prenatal exam, both must face that their charmed lives are about to come crashing down around them.Do Christmas wishes really come true? Elaine is staking her life on it!

Too Hot to Handle & Sweet Wind, Wild Wind: An Anthology


Elizabeth Lowell - 2006
    Too Hot To Handle & Sweet Wind, Wild Wind by Elizabeth Lowell released on Apr 25, 2006 is available now for purchase.

Dakota Meltdown


Elle James - 2006
    Not even FBI hotshot Nick Tarver could keep her from trailing the maniac who taunted her, shadowed her every move. Brenna was anything but comfortable with Nick, her bodyguard in black leather. The sexy lawman challenged her wounded heart. But as the snow melted and the body count rose, Nick's arms became her only refuge. For Brenna had uncovered the hit list - and her name was next....

Love Me Carefully


A.C. Arthur - 2006
    But while attraction alone can't bring these two together--as they travel around the globe to protect his mother from a wanted criminal--murder and mayhem just might do the trick.

The Granville Legacy


Una-Mary Parker - 2006
    The war is over, but England is still a dark and gloomy place. The Granvilles magnificent Mayfair house is a bomb site. Nevertheless, ambitious Liza Granville cannot accept that life for Englands upper classes will never be the same again. As the various members of the Granville family struggle to come to terms with their changed circumstances, family loyalties are strained and sibling relationships tested...