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Compulsion


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....

Lady of the Night


Emilie Richards - 1986
    And in all his years of training, no one had touched Joshua Martane like the fragile young woman who had been brought to the psychiatric ward five months earlier. Suspected prostitute. Brutalized victim of a serial murderer. Mystery surrounded who she was -- and who she wasn't.But one thing was certain. Joshua was completely entranced with the amnesiac woman with the huge blue eyes whom he called Maggie. He knew therapists shouldn't get involved with their patients. But Maggie was already much more than a patient. And whatever her secrets were, he was going to have to help unlock them.

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.

Heart Of The Wolf


Lindsay McKenna - 1993
    One look at Sarah Thatcher and Wolf knew he had to get involved with the lovely spitfire—for her own safety. But who was going to protect him from the tempting vixen?Sarah realized that bruises and broken bones weren't all Wolf had suffered in the past—his heart had been shattered as well. And if Sarah wanted to tame the wounded warrior, she had to earn his trust…before Wolf ran for the hills.

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?

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...

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....

Saved by the Sheriff


Cindi Myers - 2018
    But now he’s exonerated her, and the handsome lawman needs her to find the real killer. Will she overcome her hatred to help? As she relents, violence explodes—someone wants her dead. With time running out, their investigation deepens…and ignites sparks of attraction neither ever expected.Eagle Mountain Murder Mystery

The Defender


Adrienne Giordano - 2014
    Smart, sexy and with just enough sass to keep him honest. Then she went sticking her nose in undercover FBI business. He knew her legal reputation would skyrocket if she won this case. But every move she makes undoes all the work Russell's put into taking down the city's biggest crooks. And the criminals they're after will do anything to avoid the witness stand—including kill. So it's time to pool their resources and collaborate. Even if working together every day takes them late into the night…and into the line of fire.

Separate Cabins


Janet Dailey - 1983
    Gard was convinced that fate had brought them together, and that they shared more than just the same last name.His passionate kisses seemed to burn his promise of forever into her heart. But Rachel had loved and lost once before. Should she believe Gard's tender vows for the future -- or had she fallen desperately in love with a man who wanted nothing more than a shipboard affair?

Triggered


Elle James - 2012
    But a new job referral carries the possibility of salvation. His mission seems simple: protect a woman and her young daughter—recent residents of the Flying K Ranch who have become the target of threats.When Ben meets Kate Langsdon, he is immediately struck by her beauty…and by the memories of the tragedies that touched his own family. Resolved not to become emotionally invested, Ben protects the pair as new dangers—and old ranch secrets—emerge. As enemies draw closer, can Ben keep this family alive long enough to explore a future with Kate?

King of the Castle


Heather Graham Pozzessere - 1987
    Justin O’Niall, the man who comforted her through the tragedy eight years ago, is as darkly compelling now as he was then. And while she is passionately drawn to him, she is also certain she cannot trust him. Kit must uncover the deadly truths she once fled in order to confront the danger that threatens their future.Originally published in 1987

Rafe's Revenge


Anne Stuart - 1992
    And when he took ruthless steps to undermine her career, Silver swore she'd never surrender.But no one had warned her that Rafe's smoldering sensuality would set her blood on fire. Or that each new skirmish would only fuel their mutual desire.Silver knew she was in danger, but she couldn't surrender. Rafe had laid out his terms: nothing less than a night in her arms would satisfy him.

Danger Zone


Doreen Owens Malek - 1987
    He'd lived by his own rules, playing a high-risk game of danger and intrigue. For a man like Steven Colter, the future held no promises.. . .Until he rescued Karen Walsh from the hands of South American militants. He thought she was lovely, yet his instincts told him to run for cover. He had never known a more caring, more captivating woman. And now the lady was reversing the odds--for the first time in his life, he was in love. Though becoming a hostage to his heart was against his nature, he discovered that surrender could be oh, so sweet.