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Bodyguard Lockdown by Donna Young
Rita Herron - 2020
And neither will the sheriff of Whistler.For five years, Cora Reeves has searched for her baby, who went missing in a fire - a baby she swears is still out there. When the private investigator sniffing out clues ends up dead, Sheriff Jacob Maverick’s on the cold case. As old evidence takes on new meaning, Jacob is desperate to ensure Cora’s safety. Especially once he realizes how far someone is willing to go to keep her from learning the truth behind what really happened that fateful day…
Village Midwife, Blushing Bride
Gill Sanderson - 2010
Midwife Zoe Hilton was starting a new life away from the city. A small Derbyshire town, old friends in the practice she was joining, perhaps best of all a cottage that suited her perfectly. Here, she and her son Jamie could be happy. The owner of the cottage was Dr Connor Maitland, who lived in the large house next door. He was a partner in the practice. Because of an illness Dr Maitland has been forced to give up his work as a surgeon and become a GP. He is an unusual neighbour, Zoe can't work out whether he is unfriendly or shy. But he does seem to get on well with Jamie. In time Connor and Zoe get close. But both have ghosts to lay before they can move on.
Murder in the Smokies
Paula Graves - 2013
But now he's back to investigate an unsolved murder and has teamed up with police detective Ivy Hawkins—the only part of the Smoky Mountain hamlet worth remembering.A Steamy Reunion Would Keep Him ThereIvy is a hometown girl and well aware of Sutton's reputation. She can't help but find his smoldering eyes resurrecting long-buried feelings. Plus, as the body count rises, Sutton is the only one who believes her that an eerily methodical serial killer is living among them in the shrouded peaks of Bitterwood. Ivy doesn't know which is worse—the desire she feels for a man who's nothing but trouble…or the danger posed by a killer who has them in his sights?
Homicide at Whiskey Gulch
Elle James - 2021
But finding resourceful Lily Davidson, his high school sweetheart, helping his mother in the wake of the tragedy leaves him shaken. As old desires and deceits come flooding back, Trace partners with Lily to find his father’s killer—and overcome the circumstances that have always kept them apart.From Harlequin Intrigue: Seek thrills. Solve crimes. Justice served.
Mallory Kane - 2003
To flush out the stalker, she agreed to a fake marriage with the sexy FBI operative, who promised to protect her at all costs. Within Jack's arms Holly found a safe haven, and in his bed, exquisite passion. But could Jack discover her deadly admirer's identity before the stalker intervened and destroyed their chances at forever?
Charlotte Lamb - 1980
But he was well-known as Lucifer at the hotel casino where she worked.All her instincts cried out that he was dangerous--not only as a gambler, but as a man. So why should she blindly accept the shocking things he was telling her about Chris, her longtime fiance?And even if he was right about Chris, trusting Luc would be like jumping from the frying pan into the fire. For she knew exactly what Luc was after....
Target For Terror
L.A. Iding - 2014
After the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia dies under her care, her house explodes in front of her eyes and now she’s found her best friends brutally murdered. Ironically, the only bright spot in this nightmare is Sloan’s bad Ukrainian accent and his willingness to protect her.Sloan is convinced that someone wants to kill Natalia and when he finds a link to her family, he’s not sure who they can trust. As they run for their lives, and from the attraction simmering between them, they uncover a terrorist plot that could bring the nation to its knees. Time is running out. Can Sloan and Natalia save their country and their future, before it’s too late?
Taken! & A SEAL's Seduction: An Anthology
Lori Foster - 2016
It was a strategy that had worked well for her in business, but not so well in her personal life. Men were intimidated by her - except new hire Dillon Jones. Dillon was different. He had broad shoulders, a hard body and a confidence that intrigued her. In short, he was just the man she wanted to seduceVirginia was just the woman Dillon wanted to seduce - although she could never know that despite finding her sexy as hell, he had an ulterior motive. He was undercover at Virginia's company to help save his brother, and Virginia was the key to getting the information he needed. But if he wanted Virginia, he'd have to take herFREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME!A SEAL's Seduction by New York Times bestselling author Tawny WeberNavy SEAL Blake Landon knows the rule book inside and out, and follows it. Until he sees the tall redhead whose dark eyes suggest that the rules - especially those in bed - are made to be broken.
Houseful of Strangers (Flying Solo Book 2)
Linda Barrett - 2007
HOUSEFUL OF STRANGERS: **Finalist, National Readers' Choice Awards, Oklahoma Romance Writers **Award of Merit--Holt Medallion, Virginia Romance Writers After breaking his arm, Dr. Eric Mitchell is forced to seek help with his rural veterinary practice in upstate New York. The temp he hires is a surprise. At first glance, she seems too fragile to handle the large animals he caters to, and emotionally, she seems fragile as well. Her smiles are rare and don’t reach her eyes, especially around Joey, Eric’s ten-year-old son. Two years after losing her husband and son, Dr. Alison Truesdale accepts a six-month position far away from her New York City home in an effort to pull herself together and move on with her life. A new environment and new challenges at work should help her to begin again. She hadn’t counted on a boss with an attitude. A man wary of women because of a bitter divorce and custody battle. She hadn’t counted on sharing a house with a sweet young boy, a painful reminder of her loss. As trust begins to grow between Eric and Alison, another youngster enters their lives. An abused but street-smart runaway from the city hides in Eric’s barn which doesn’t thrill the vet. Surprisingly, this teenage girl might hold the key to transforming a houseful of strangers into a home full of love.
THE WATCHERS: 6 Military Romance Bundle
Kristina Weaver - 2017
More than 300,000 words. Approximately 1,000 pages. NO CLIFFHANGERS. VERY STEAMY. You've been warned :) Titles in this series: Seducing the Storm I’m a soldier. I’m a hard man. I don’t do love and I don’t do cute but the moment I meet Lenny Coleman that is exactly what I get. The little doctor is a mess, a walking disaster and also my wet dream come to life. I should walk away and tell one of my men to protect the little doctor from the danger dogging her, but when Lenny makes me a proposition I can’t refuse and I finally get my hands on her…well the only taste I want more than my freedom is the good doctor, in my bed. Forever. Bringing down Jericho When someone shoots my house up and tries to hurt me I find that one hot bad boy with a grin so hot he scorches my drawers, is exactly what I need. Seems I’ve brought down the walls of Jericho and the man may just be exactly what my god girl heart desires. Flirting with Fire Blaze Peters is my brother’s best friend, a surly brute and possibly one of the sexiest men I have ever seen. When Jericho, my big bad brother, gets a bug up his butt about one small burglary and tiny murder attempt…I find Blaze on my doorstep and a whole lot of heat that won’t be satisfied unless I convince the big sexy soldier that resisting temptation is the last thing he wants to do. Landing King My name is Brett King. I don’t want a woman more than one night, maybe two if she gets the message that commitment ain’t happening. That’s how I live and I am more than happy to keep it that way. Until Kinsley Jacobs show up on my doorstep, the one woman who made me want more than one night. All Shook Up When a friend called and asked me to protect one of his employees, I thought this job would be a cake walk. I’d go in, find the person responsible for scaring Rosetta Mayhew and move on to my carefree existence and quick flings. What I get instead is a female Elvis impersonator and one night that permanently alters my very soul. Owning Trace Trace Matthews storms back into my life on a golden chariot and expects me to just forgive and forget the past? The man abandoned me years ago and broke my heart into jagged pieces that still make me bleed.
Navy SEAL Surrender
Angi Morgan - 2014
He never expected to reunite with the girl whose heart he broke. But when Alicia Adams’s daughter is kidnapped, the fearless SEAL jumps into action.However, the off-book op poses unfamiliar dangers to John. To regain her trust and protect her from the kidnappers, he’ll risk his career and his life. It all hinges on one daring scheme that could prove he's the hero she needs — or break her heart all over again...
Cowboy Above the Law
Delores Fossen - 2018
Her mysterious past raises questions, even if his attraction to her is impossible to contain. Before long, though, he discovers Rayna is an innocent pawn in a very dangerous game. Now, to catch a killer, this cowboy will go wherever the case takes him. Even if that includes ignoring the truth in his hardened Texas heart.The Lawmen of McCall Canyon
Justice at Cardwell Ranch & Crime Scene at Cardwell Ranch
B.J. Daniels - 2012
Now happily married, Dana is surprised when her siblings, Stacy and Jordan, show up on the ranch...and trouble isn't too far behind. As danger draws closer to the ranch, deputy marshal Liza Turner quickly realizes that Jordan Cardwell isn't the man the town made him out to be. This special collector's edition includes the story that started it all, Crime Scene at Cardwell Ranch! Six years ago, Dana Cardwell found her mother's will in a cookbook and became sole owner of the Cardwell Ranch in Big Sky, Montana. Now happily married, Dana is surprised when her siblings, Stacy and Jordan, show up on the ranch...and trouble isn't too far behind. As danger draws closer to the ranch, deputy marshal Liza Turner quickly realizes that Jordan Cardwell isn't the man the town made him out to be.
Finding Her Son
Robin Perini - 2012
But thanks to an injury, he'll have to settle for following Emily Wentworth instead of breaking down doors and cuffing criminals. The prime suspect in a mysterious disappearance, Emily has always claimed she was framed. And as he earns the trust of the incredibly desperate—and unbelievably beautiful—mother, every instinct tells Mitch to believe her. Then new evidence unfolds, revealing an elaborate conspiracy and forcing Emily into a deadly spotlight. Now, torn between loyalty to the badge and his promises to Emily, Mitch may have to make the ultimate sacrifice if he's to bring her little boy home.
Colton's Secret Son
Carla Cassidy - 2017
Embittered, the loner lawman heads home to Shadow Creek, Texas, a town full of unsettling memories for him. But Knox is floored when he discovers that the woman he loved and lost has a son that looks just like him. Allison Rafferty thought she was doing the right thing by not telling Knox about young Cody all those years ago. Now the man she still loves insists on getting to know his son. And as a threat looms over Shadow Creek, they'll both discover just how far a Colton will go to protect what's theirs.