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Dangerous To Trust


Sally Tyler Hayes - 2000
    Grace Evans and her medical team of coming danger. Grace had never seen his face, but his velvet voice reached out of the darkness, stirring longings she blushed to name. Though a tragedy had made Grace wary of love, she dreamed of her personal hero. Then she was kidnapped... Soldier Sean Douglass had private reasons for keeping a distant watch over Grace. But to save her now, he would have to get closer than ever before. In intimate quarters, their explosive passion would not be denied. How long could he keep his identity - and feelings - a secret?

Secret Agent Man


Diana Palmer - 1993
    His Mission: Adjust to everyday life and avoid romance at all cost. The Obstacle In His Way: Ex-fiancee Kirry Campbell, currently being stalked by one very angry admirer. Lang Patton had battled his conscience for years after breaking his engagement to pretty Kirry Campbell. She had wanted promises he couldn't make, needed him in ways he couldn't fulfill. Now Kirry was back in his life, whether he wanted her there or not. She desperately needed his skills to protect her from a violent pursuer. And this time, Lange vowed not to let her down - or let her go!

The Hunk Next Door


Debra Webb - 2014
    Police Chief Abigail Jensen is determined to protect her town -- and avoid falling too hard for Riley, the new guy next door. But deciding who to trust can be deadly, especially when he has deep secrets…. Agent Riley O'Brien's mission is clear when he joins the CIA's covert Specialist task force: protect a small-town cop from a terrorist, no matter what. Trading his identity for the undercover guise of a handyman is part of the plan…getting close to Abigail on a personal -- and passionate -- level isn't.

Vows in Name Only: An Arranged Marriage Romance


Naima Simone - 2020
    But she can never let her billionaire husband-to-be know why she agreed to her father’s dangerous machinations. Just as she’ll never know her father is blackmailing Cain to tie the knot, too. What kind of marriage can Devon even expect from a man with such cold eyes…and such hot kisses? She’s about to find out.

Living on the Edge


Susan Mallery - 2005
    Hired to rescue her, he kept her safe from a corrupt ex-husband who wanted her dead.While hiding her in his safe house, Tanner quickly realised that he enjoyed her company more than any other client. With close proximity escalating their desires, it soon became clear that there was another danger lurking - their wildest fantasies!For a man who was once tough to the world, Tanner now faced real danger, not only protecting his client, but the woman he loved!

Sunset Surrender


Charlene Sands - 2013
    Not after the scorching kiss Logan Slade once shared with the alluring Spanish beauty in high school. Now she's back—to claim a share of his family's Nevada spread. Logan wants to hate her. After all, she's a Montrose.Sophia hasn't forgotten that stolen moment with Logan—even if it was part of a cruel bet. Fifteen years later, she's staring into the rugged cowboy's cold black eyes…and determined to stand her ground. But will she lose her footing in the quicksand of their unquenchable love-hate passion?

Dear Maggie


Brenda Novak - 2001
    Maggie Russell, a police reporter in Sacramento, works the night shift. She's divorced and the mother of a very active three-year-old son. Maggie may not have much time for a social life, but she's recently begun an email correspondence with a man named John.WHAT MAGGIE KNOWS ...She's finally stumbled on the big crime story that will truly establish her career --- if it doesn't end her life. A serial killer who moves from one city to the next. A murderer who chooses a female reporter and writes her letters ... before he kills her.As if things aren't complicated enough, Nick Sorenson, the paper's new photographer, seems to be taking an unusual interest in this case. And in her.WHAT MAGGIE DOESN'T KNOW ...Nick's an undercover FBI agent tracking the killer and keeping an eye on Maggie --- at work and through his email persona, "John." Maggie doesn't realize that she's falling in love with a man who's not what he seems to be. A man whose deceptions may save her life.

Exile's End


Rachel Lee - 1992
    He hadn't expected to meet a woman whose very soul touched him, warmed him-- a woman he could grow old with.And now that he'd found her, he was about to lose her to an unknown assassin. Someone who wanted Ransom dead. Someone who was willing to kill Mandy to get to him...Writer Mandy Grant saw Ransom as a wounded warrior seeking shelter within her fortress walls and herself as the lonely princess, too frightened to love. Because for Mandy, loving mean losing. And unless the stopped the killer first, they were both going to lose...

Princess in the Making


Michelle Celmer - 2012
    The pretty, single mother may believe she's going to marry his father, but Prince Marcus Salvatora will do everything in his power to prevent a royal marriage.Yet befriending the lovely American and her adorable baby girl has the debonair bachelor awash in confusion. This woman and her child are not schemers. In fact, they could make his life complete. But once she leaves without a wedding ring, the powerful prince knows he'll be forbidden to ever truly make her his own.

Switchback


Catherine Anderson - 1990
    She'd been warned to not tell anyone--not her family, not her friends and most definitely not the police. But, despite her best efforts, she couldn't keep private investigator Bud MacPhearson out of her life. Mac's interest in Mallory's case was strictly personal. He'd failed once to keep his promise to see both Mallory and Emily to safety and he wasn't going to let it happen again. Although Mac and Mallory were strangers, with no one to turn to but each other, their future and happiness depended on holding nothing back.

A Hero To Hold


Linda Castillo - 2001
    Her only hope is John—the rescue medic who saved her life, the Good Samaritan who vowed to keep her safe, the sexy stranger who’s stealing her heart. Her hero.Saving lives is his job, but John Maitland learned long ago the cost of personal involvement. Risking his life he could handle, risking his emotions—his heart—is out of the question. Until he rescues “Hannah,” battered, bruised and scared for her life, off the side of a mountain. Suddenly things are very, very personal....

Behind Enemy Lines


Cindy Dees - 2002
    Now it was up to her, and her alone, to make sure he got home in one piece.But Major Thomas Folly wasn't exactly making it easy. Even badly wounded and trapped in hostile territory, the battle-hardened soldier was a very dangerous man--and not just to the enemy.He was easily the most powerful, most compelling man she had ever known. And as they raced together toward freedom, she was having a very hard time keeping her mind on the mission--and her hands off the major...

Hand In Glove


Anne Stuart - 1987
    And when Lacey died suddenly, Judith was convinced that her death had not been an accident. Desperate to learn the truth, she applied for Lacey's job at Ryan Smith's puppet factory.Her task proved difficult. The voices behind the puppets were cleverly disguised. So were the people involved, for each one - like Judith herself - seemed to have something to hide. Even Ryan Smith, the creative genius of the group, was deliberately evasive.Then it was Judith's turn to fear for her own life....

The Rebel


Adrienne Giordano - 2015
    Which is why sculptor Amanda LeBlanc agrees to his request to reconstruct a skull from a cold case murder. The instant heat between them is scorching. But once Amanda takes the job and gets too close to the rebellious attorney, her carefully balanced life is upended by a series of methodical attacks. Someone doesn't want her to finish the job. Now David will risk everything not to lose the woman he unknowingly put in jeopardy.

The Pregnant Witness


Lisa Childs - 2015
    He's just rescued the beautiful assistant manager from being abducted by robbers—but was it an inside job? What if pregnant Maggie Jenkins wasn't a hostage but a co-conspirator? After several harrowing attempts on the young widow's life, the steely Blaine relies on his instincts: Maggie wasn't involved. The only thing she's guilty of stealing is his heart. Risking his life to find Maggie's would-be killers has become more than a job. She and her unborn child could be the future he never imagined for himself. All he has to do is keep her alive.