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SEALs of Shadow Force Box Set,


Misty Evans - 2016
    When Trace and Savanna’s mutual enemy closes in, will secrets, lies, and forbidden passions cost them everything? Fatal Honor: Miles is Charlotte’s one and only weakness. He’s also her only hope. Can he keep her safe as they travel across continents and explore the depth of their feelings for each other? Or will misplaced honor and treasonous loyalties prove fatal for them both? Fatal Courage: In twenty-one missions, CIA golden girl Ruby McKellen has failed only once, thanks to Navy SEAL Jaxon Sloan, the man who stole her heart and forced her to choose between him and her partner. To prove her partner's innocence and save her damaged career, Ruby is running an unsanctioned mission—and the only way to get the proof she needs is to go to Jax for help. Books in the series include: Fatal Truth – Trace and Savanna Fatal Honor – Miles and Charlotte Fatal Love – Cal and Beatrice; Connor and Sabrina Fatal Courage – Jax and Ruby Fatal Vision – Colton and Shelby Fatal Thrill - Jon and Jaya

This Side of Heaven


Beverly Barton - 1992
    Hot. Demanding. Inescapable. The power of destiny had joined Nate Hodges and Cyn Porter together, but the savagery of man seemed fated to tear them apart. A warrior who walked alone, Nate could never mean anything but danger for any woman who dared to love him. Yet Cyn, touched by tragedy herself, realized this soul-scarred soldier needed her strength. Though stalked by a madman bent on revenge, Nate succumbed to the pull of a passion older than time. Cyn, the brown-eyed beauty of his dreams - his impossible love - brought him peace. She was his very soul. But he knew with heart-shattering certainty that he could be her death...

IGNITE: 5 Romantic Suspense Books (Heroes In Love)


Glenna Sinclair - 2017
    No cliffhangers. COLT Lena’s brother has gone missing, and due to his past drug addictions the cops aren’t too willing to help find him. Lena’s only hope rests with the Black Dragons—her brother’s motorcycle gang. Can she convince their leader Colt to help her solve the mystery, or will she be left in the dust? PATRICK Pain has been with Kayla since the unfortunate death of her husband, a Navy SEAL killed overseas. Life begins to look up, however, when she meets the mysterious, gentlemanly Patrick, and she quickly finds herself longing for passion again. Will love and life spark for her again after her misfortunes? Or will the secrets between her and Patrick prove to be too sinister for love to conquer? DRAKE Drake and Charlotte couldn't be more different. He's a handsome, hardened ex-SEAL, she's a beautiful, globetrotting school teacher who does yoga and travels on her vacations. When Drake arrives in town to deliver a final letter from Charlotte's dead older brother, they're both inadvertently pulled into a word of international crime. The stakes are high, and their lives are on the line. Can these two come together in time to save themselves? Or will their pasts and prejudices be too much for them to overcome? WADE Kara McKay is a fast rising pop singer from Texas. She has sold out tours, money pouring in, and she is the idol of millions of teenage girls nationwide. She has it all. She never would have guessed that someone wanted her dead. JAMES James Ansley is a former cop with a massive chip on his shoulder. He’s made a habit out of destroying everything good in his life, and when he gets assigned to Celia as her bodyguard, it’s as a last chance from his last ditch effort job. He goes into it for nothing other than the money, but when he meets Celia he realizes that things won’t be as easy as he had hoped. For starters, Celia isn’t the meek ballerina she first appears to be.

No Ordinary Day


Polly Becks - 2015
     The first book, set in 1991, No Ordinary Day, tells the tale of an epic tragedy that changes life forever in a small town in the wild, mystic Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, especially for eight special women, and the mystery surrounding that tragedy. Kindergarten teacher Lucy Sullivan has an Irish temper, a fierce love for her students, and a growing fondness for fellow teacher Glen Daniels—until plain-spoken soldier Alex “Ace” Evans comes into her life, quite literally saving it. As they struggle to rescue five little girls caught in a flooding school, will these two opposites find the love missing in both their lives—or even survive? Set against the background of the magical forested mountains and unique towns and cities of the Adirondack Park, No Ordinary Day introduces both the place and the characters of the rest of the Extraordinary Days series, which is thereafter set in present day. Each book in the Extraordinary Days series makes a direct cash donation to a different charity or non-profit organization. Your purchase of No Ordinary Day benefits The American Red Cross.

The Devil You Know


Morgan James - 2019
    Dr. Victoria Carr has spent the last ten years trying to pick up the pieces of her life and leave the memories of her gruesome past behind. After escaping a killer, she fled her hometown and changed her name, seeking sanctuary in a small town in Texas—but now the killer is back. As the police scramble to apprehend the person responsible, Victoria finds herself quickly falling for her new security guard, Blake Lawson. Just when Victoria thinks she’s ready to move on, a terrifying secret threatens to change her life forever.... *The Devil You Know is the first standalone in the Quentin Security Series The Devil You Know - Blake and Victoria Devil in the Details - Xander and Lydia, coming Summer 2020 *The Devil You Know is the first standalone book in the Quentin Security Series.

My Favorite Gift


Sarah J. Brooks - 2019
    I want my wife and our unborn child back. I used to spend my days getting clients out of prison and women into my bedroom. But when I met Quinn, everything changed. The moment I saw this breathtaking beauty with angel’s eyes and a smile that makes you melt, I knew we were meant to be. When I introduced her to my family this X-Mas, she was in shock. Well, seems like a primary school teacher from a small town isn’t used to having dinner with billionaires. But that’s exactly why I love her: Her down-to-earth and lighthearted ways show me what’s really important in life. But now I’m about to lose everything. One of my former clients got out of prison. He still blames me for his conviction and he’s out for revenge. That’s why he kidnapped Quinn. And according to the pregnancy test I found, not only her… but also the gift that’s growing inside of her. To get her free, I need to fulfill his demand: He doesn’t want my money. He wants my life. I must kill myself to save Quinn and our baby. I guess we need a X-Mas miracle. The clock is ticking. "My Favorite Gift" is a full length standalone romance with no cheating and no cliffhangers, but with a gorgeous protective alpha male, plenty of steam and a guaranteed HEA. I've also included a preview of my romance novel "Beautiful Mistake" for you. Happy reading & Merry X-Mas! - Sarah J. Brooks (USA Today Bestselling Author)

Stirred


Nancy S. Thompson - 2015
    ~Fate screwed Eden MacLaird at the age of twenty-one, stole her first love, then her first child. Twenty years later, she still hasn't found her happily-ever-after. Sure, from the outside, she appears to have it all, including Declan, her gorgeous, rich-as-sin husband. But things aren't what they seem, and catching Declan in bed with her best friend destroys any dreams she harbors for love, much less sexual fulfillment.Then in walks Sean Bennett...Just months away from earning his law degree, Sean's smart, driven, and serious, but an unexpected encounter between them in a bar one night changes everything. His best friend, Trinitee, warns against getting too involved, but the heat between them is beyond intense, and neither of them are willing to walk away.With Eden's marriage in shambles, she's eager to make a go of it with Sean, despite their sixteen-year age difference. But while she relishes her sexual reawakening, she fears giving up the posh life she's grown accustomed to. That life, however, and everything in it, comes crashing down as bodies start piling up around them, and all clues point to Eden and Sean.Secrets, betrayal, and revenge threaten to destroy not just her carefully-crafted reputation, but her very life. With their freedom at stake, Sean and Eden join forces to uncover those plotting against them. But as doubt and evidence mount, she must choose: give in to her suspicions and save herself, or trust their new-found love and save them both.Stirred is a 2016 Kindle Book Awards semi-finalist in Romance!

Playing for Time


Barbara Bretton - 1987
    . . Ryder is an undercover operative for PAX, a worldwide antiterrorist agency that flies beneath the radarJoanna is a Hollywood makeup artist whose magic turns fantasy into reality on a daily basisHe's a spy looking to come in from the coldShe's a woman who's never had a real homeSizzling passion . . . heart-stopping danger . . . the ultimate choice . . .

Tidal Falls


Jacquie Biggar - 2014
    Especially with her ex hot on her trail. ALL HE WANTED WAS PEACE AND QUIET Nick Kelley needed escape from the memories that haunted him. He wanted to just be left alone. So what was it about his reticent neighbor and her child that tempted him to give it up? THEN LOVE GOT IN THE WAY Nick and Sara’s growing attraction for each other leads them down a dangerous path as her ex-husband closes in on the new life she’s made for her daughter and herself and threatens to blow it all apart.

Who I Was


Kasidy Blake - 2014
    She had two loving parents and an older brother who put all other brothers to shame. Everything changed one horrible night when her entire world was savagely torn apart. Her parents were brutally murdered in front of her eyes and she was left with a bullet wound in her shoulder as a constant reminder of the tragedy. Now she and her brother are living their lives in constant fear; every day a fight for survival.After years of relative safety under witness protection, their situation turns from bad to worse. Betrayed by a man who swore to protect them, her brother is taken by the same people who ended her parents lives years before. She is moved to a secure location under the protection of two agents, but a complication arises that she never saw coming. She begins to fall for both men, who are also falling for her. When a letter arrives bearing the ultimatum, “Surrender yourself or your brother dies,” she must find a way to suppress her desires or she may never see her brother alive again.

Hidden Betrayal (The Jamesons, US Marshals Book 1)


Diane Benefiel - 2019
    To help get his head straight, he takes off for the mountains where he meets the beautiful and compelling Mikayla O’Kane who's recently witnessed her ex-fiancé’s murder. Following a vicious attack, Linc vows to protect her, and will do whatever is necessary to keep her alive. Mikayla resists witness protection, and will fight anyone, especially the hunky marshal who wants to put her in a cage, even if it's for her own safety. With complications arising at every turn, Linc's past and future collide in a deadly confrontation he must survive so he can start his life with the woman who has stolen his heart.

Broken Heart Syndrome


AshleyNicole - 2019
    Trying to live with the weight of grief pressing down on her is no walk in the park. Finding love is the least of her worries, as she tries to keep a solid foot in reality. Greer has been trying to show her, that new love can mean rebirth. She’s just not sure she wants it with him. In walks Daxon, and maybe, just maybe, his excitable personality and irresistible charms can begin the process of peeling back the layers of loss holding Brynn back. But now, somebody’s after her for reasons unknown. Can she shoo away the ghost of love lost, long enough to figure this mystery out as well as reclaim love?

You Are Here


S.M. Lumetta - 2016
    Her family is dead and her home is gone, but she can’t remember a thing. She soon discovers, however, she can glimpse the future, and everything she sees seems to revolve around a mysterious man she's never met. Greyson Ellicott hasn’t been a part of normal society in a decade. As a contract killer, he's learned to deaden himself so he doesn’t have to think or feel for anything or anyone. His carefully buried memory cracks open and reminds him of what he left behind. When Lucie and Greyson meet head-on, destinies collide. Grey doesn't want to care about—let alone fall in love with—the crazy girl who has visions of him, but she's in the crosshairs of a murderer and he may be the only one who can save her.

Linda Howard Collection: Midnight Rainbow / Diamond Bay


Linda Howard - 1992
    interests for years to come? The only certainty was that she was being held captive, and special agent Grant Sullivan was the man to rescue her. Finding her was easy; getting her out was something else. But in the time they spent together, questions of guilt and innocence began to fade against the undeniable attraction between this fiery couple….Diamond BayRachel Jones wasn't looking for trouble, much less a man, but then she found Kell Sabin. He was washed up on her beach, barely alive. Someone had shot him twice. Her sixth sense told her that she was his only hope. With him lying unconscious before her, Rachel had to decide his future, as well as her own.Midnight Rainbow originally published as a Silhouette Intimate Moments, ©1986. Diamond Bay originally published as a Silhouette Intimate Moments, ©1987.

Hope Harbor


Jill Sanders - 2020
    Arriving only to find out that her family is in an uproar over her grandfather's very legal dying wishes. After all, the group of sniveling babies had been living rent-free in the outdated luxurious hotel for years and using her grandfather's bank account to bankroll their own luxurious lives. But, since Eve is the only one with a business degree and the one with all the power now, she'll have to kick her family out of their rent-free, carefree lives if she plans on saving the Inn and herself from ruin. Single dad, Dylan started his own handy-man business a few years back. He's the only one on Orcas Island who could swing a hammer and not miss. So, when the new owner takes over at the Inn and hires him to remodel the old place, he jumps at the chance to make his mark on the huge building. Working with Eve is a pure delight, since the woman seems to know what she's after. The fact that she's nice to look at and Dylan's daughter, Palmer is infatuated with her, is a bonus. It’s the rest of the Candlewood family they will need to worry about. Especially, since it appears someone is out to destroy everything they are working for before they even really get started.