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Desiree Holt - 2019
Until she landed in the hospital with bruises and broken bones. And her friend, Drea Halstead, convinced her they had to spirit her away. His life was in limbo… Zane Halstead was rootless after three tours with the SEALs, medically discharged and not sure what to do with himself. When Sheriff Alex Rossi in Montana reached out to him with an offer to join his staff, he thought, what the hell? A house came with it along with two horses he could work with. But then his sister pleaded with him to take a battered woman with him and keep her safe. How could he say no? But the best laid plans and all that… They never expected to fall for each other, Zane with his determination to stay single and Lainie with her nightmares and a vicious bully after her. And a rich one at that. But chemistry and emotions have their own plans, and when Zane gets word Lainie’s ex is on her trail, he realizes he’ll do anything to keep her safe…and for himself. With the help of Sheriff Alex Rossi, he is ready to take on the enemy for his woman.
Lynne St. James - 2021
After losing faith in everything but his teammates, he meets Dawn Randolph, and she is everything good he’s forgotten.Dawn has lived her own hell over the last few years since her Army Ranger husband died in action. Being a single mom and trying to learn a new normal has been harder than she ever imagined. When she meets Jake, an extraordinary man with a perilous job, she doesn't think she can put herself or her children through that kind of stress again, no matter how much Jake speaks to her soul.Determined to win Dawn’s love, Jake promises he’ll do what it takes to protect her heart and her children no matter what. Then the man they’ve been hunting is finally located, and the team is immersed in danger in the Middle East. When the worst happens, will Dawn and Jake's burgeoning love be destroyed?
Regan Black - 2014
Jana Clayton’s father is dead. She is the only person in the world who is convinced it was murder rather than suicide. No one will listen to her concerns that the scene was staged or that there must be more to the dreadful situation. Grieving and frustrated, she’s increasingly worried that she’s being followed, but she’s not sure she can trust her instincts anymore. Desperate for help, she reaches out to a private investigations group known as the Guardian Agency. Dylan Parker, the sexy cowboy who answers her call, isn’t anything like the investigator Jana expected. Though he’s a complete professional, it’s clear he’s reluctant to believe her theory. Worse, he stirs up desire and longing she doesn’t have time to indulge. She’s ready to send him packing… until the bullets start flying. There’s no way she can dodge the danger long enough to unravel the situation alone. Trusting her Guardian Agent is her only chance to survive, no matter the risk to her heart. Author note: Previously published as Against the Wall, this novel has been updated and revised for your enjoyment.
Linzi Baxter - 2019
He barely got out alive with the help of a young Afghan girl he refused to leave behind. His boots barely touch Montana soil before he and his brother Noah rescue an unconscious woman trapped in a wrecked truck. A truck whose brakes were clearly tampered with. Though still wounded himself, his instincts scream to keep her safe until they find out who wants her dead. A heart she dares not trust…her own. All Lynn remembers from the accident is a pair of crystal-blue eyes she never thought to see again. Until those eyes show up a few days later, attached to a tall, sandy-haired cowboy who takes all of five minutes to get under her skin. He wants her to stay put? She just got away from a dangerous cult. No one tells her what to do or where she can and can’t go. Especially not a sexy ex-Marine with a rescue complex. But when more near-misses leave her shaken, she has no choice but to surrender to Bryce’s protection…and try like hell not to surrender her heart.
Caitlyn O'Leary - 2016
Miranda is smart, funny, caring and, unbeknownst to him, one of the bravest people he’ll ever meet. Today is the day for him to finally seal the deal, and make sure they start actually dating. Wolf Steel gets on the train with his wife Caroline, along with many other passengers, as the train glides past the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. A thunderous crash leaves their rail car hanging over a cliff. The situation just got screwed up beyond belief, and even though Wolf is on board, Griff is going to need extra help to get out of this one. With the cliff edge faltering, and rough terrain between the road and train, it’s going to take more than just normal emergency responders to rescue those aboard. Will Wolf’s SEAL team and the Midnight Delta team, make it in time?
Debra Parmley - 2017
His job is to protect the volatile actress Angelica Glory. She’s a bombshell and an obsessive stalker has fixated on her as a target. Lucy Wood, her shy assistant, has her hands full watching out for her. When the women are sent to Montana to lay low until the stalker is caught, Angelia has nothing to do but lay by the pool drinking rum and cola while trying to seduce the hunky bodyguard set to protect them or die trying. Jack and Lucy are drawn to each other, but working for Angelica leaves little time to see where their desires might lead. A dangerous stalker with a love obsession is determined to have the woman of his dreams.
Protecting His Pregnant Lover
Leslie North - 2020
She hasn’t seen him in ten years, and reconnecting with him at their high school reunion is a bit of a surprise. A bigger surprise is that after one night of passionate love-making, Olive is pregnant, and Levon has long since left town on a final SEAL mission. When he returns seven months later, he’s a member of the private security group Southern Soldiers of Fortune, who are in town for a joint operation with the local police to stop a gang from infiltrating the school where Olive works. When Olive accidentally stumbles onto a gang meeting, the threats on her doorstep leave no doubt—she’s being targeted. And when she agrees to move in with Levon for her own safety, it soon becomes clear her heart is in danger too.Knowing Olive’s at risk is driving Levon crazy. He realizes he’s being overbearing, but he just can’t stop himself. The thought of anything happening to her or his unborn child is enough to make him more than a little controlling. But what’s safer—keeping her close, where he can protect her, or pushing her back, out of harm’s way? He needs Olive to be okay, but his impulses are giving him mixed signals even as the clock starts counting down to a confrontation with the gang. A shocking reveal of a gang member’s identity could drive Olive away from Levon for good, leaving him wondering if solving the crime will come too late to resolve the mystery that matters most to him—how to hold on to Olive’s heart.
Anne Conley - 2017
The hot custodian isn’t anything to sneeze at, either. But when home-grown terrorists try to blow up her company, the quiet hottie’s lightning-fast reflexes take over, showing her a side of him she’s never seen. Jason is a Marine trying to fit into his new civilian role. He doesn’t want to be anything more than a productive member of society, and maybe a little more to the woman who stays late every night. When he saves her, they realize there’s so much more to what they want than either of them realized. When her life is endangered by a man who shouldn’t even be in their lives, Delta forces are called in to help. Jason has to find a way to get through this so she can be his forever.
Kate Kinsley - 2018
One car accident. One chance to start over. I was a SEAL... With one bullet to the shoulder, my life as I knew it changed. I was no longer in the Navy. I was no longer sure of my future. I lost function to the most important thing as a sniper—my trigger finger. I felt useless—until one call from The Brotherhood Protectors. That one call brought me a new job, renewed purpose, and straight to her doorstep. Abigail Montana and her beautiful little girl. Instantly, I had a reason to breathe and look forward to tomorrow. Though, as I’ve learned, all it takes is one moment for everything to change. They could both be my future, if I can rescue Montana from her past.
The SEAL's Surprise Baby
Rachel McNeely - 2018
At least not until he rescued Kayla Townsend in the parking lot outside Ace’s Bar and Grill. Kayla secretly longed to meet Jackson, but her distrust of men kept her away from him. After he rescues her, she relaxes her guard and they spend one night of passion which leads to more. Kayla’s old fears of distrust returns when Jackson doesn’t call her after their time together. She fears it’s over and then an unexpected pregnancy changes everything. When Jackson returns and danger stalks Kayla, Jackson will do anything to keep her and their unborn child safe.
Winter's Last Chance
Stacey Wilk - 2018
A decision that jeopardizes her brother and their guests when a killer dressed like Santa opens fire at their annual Christmas Eve party. Lincoln Smith spent his life guarding his country, his clients, and his heart. He denied himself everything else – including Serra. He only wants a glimpse of her at the party. Nothing more. But when Santa tries to kill the only woman he ever loved, Lincoln does what he was trained to do. Seeking refuge in his cabin in the town of Winter, Lincoln vows to protect Serra even if it means dropping the shield around his heart. She had never wanted to see him again, but Serra can’t escape her true feelings. Just as passion finds a new path the killer finds them. With only hours to spare, Lincoln must forgive himself for past mistakes or he and Serra will lose their last chance for survival – and love.
Lindsay McKenna - 2015
Lia Cassidy lived through a brutal attack at the hands of two fellow soldiers, but was left with scars inside and out. This is her last chance to rebuild her life. Lia discovers a new calling working at the Delos Home School Charities in Costa Rica. With the help of her new friends and the children she helps at the school, she starts to finally heal. But soon her world is shattered when she unwittingly thwarts the plans of feared drug lord “La Araña” and his thugs. And no one challenges “La Araña” without paying the price. Will she survive?
Silver James - 2018
Man and beast have one goal in mind—protect their mate from the enemies chasing her tail. A LONE WOMAN ON THE RUN… Lauren Reilly is exceptional at her job as a historical archivist at the Pentagon. Except her mad skills lead to discovering files so top secret that her life is now forfeit. That old joke “If I tell you, I have to kill you”? Yeah, turns out it’s not so funny when it’s real. After an attempt on her life, she reaches out to a friend of a friend for help. When assistance arrives in the form of a hot bodyguard from the Brotherhood Protectors, Lauren is so far out of her comfort zone she wants to turn tail and run. DISCOVER THEY AREN'T ALONE AFTER ALL. Under a Montana Moon, a moonstruck Wolf can depend on friends old and new to help rescue the woman he loves. Even if they have to burn down the world saving her from their enemies.
Ellie Masters - 2021
I was abducted and shipped out, meant to be sold. My freedom stolen. My body no longer mine. My life…over. Or so I thought. The Guardians swooped in. They saved me from a living Hell, but my life is still in danger. The men who took me want me back. They’re out there, hunting me. Once again, the Guardians step up. They assign me a Protector to keep me safe. A former Navy SEAL, Brett’s not only easy on the eyes, he’s a living hero with a unique skillset. Tough as nails, he takes his job seriously, and he’ll do anything to keep me safe. Even if it means risking his life while saving mine. There’s one problem and it’s getting bigger each and every day. The longer we’re together, the more I want Brett to guard more than my body. I want him to be mine. He can never be mine, but I want him anyway. BRETT My mission is to protect her, not make her mine. As a former Navy SEAL, I’m used to dodging bullets. I’m used to living by a code. Protect and defend is a motto seared into my soul. Now, I’m a personal protection specialist, a Guardian Protector, and my first assignment comes with a different kind of danger. Danger wrapped in the sinful curves of Sybil Niles incredible body. Which is why I made three rules. Rule #1: protect my client at all cost. Rule #2: no emotional entanglements. Rule #3: Don’t break rule #1 or rule #2 My rules keep things professional, but day by day, night by night, and touch by touch, my control is slipping. I’ll put myself in harm’s way, risk my life to save hers, but the one thing I can’t do is protect her from myself. Loving her could kill us both. I broke my second rule, but I won’t break the first. I’ll protect Sybil if it's the last thing I do. After all, Sybil is the siren who stole my heart.
Reina Torres - 2019
Joining the military had given him a chance to work on all kinds of vehicles, but after twelve years he’d left to help his sister take care of her daughter. Hank Patterson had offered him a job with the Brotherhood Protectors, but he was just fine with his life the way it was. Or so he thought. Blake Lennox wasn’t Hollywood’s ‘it’ girl. She was the ‘chubby bestie’ who was always good for a laugh. Until the day she saw something that was as damning as it was criminal. When they realized she wasn’t going to keep quiet, they were going to do it for her. She barely made it to Eagle Rock, Montana and that’s when she met a man who did the one thing no one else seemed to do. See her the way she saw him... desirable. Hiding only works so long, but Adam wasn’t going to let her face them alone. Not then. Not ever. He was going to take care of her and fix things... because he’s the Mechanic.