Detective Kali Mann lives by her nickname: The Mann-Eater. She’s a true love them and leave them with no attachments—ever. She’s hard-core, to the point, intense and she doesn’t always play nice with others. When her partner, Keith Harvard, finally gets her to take notice of him, the case they are working goes awry, and suddenly Kali is having emotions she’s not sure she wants. A major part of her past will come back to haunt her and just as she beings to open herself up, her life will be torn apart.
When wealthy American businessman Glenn Danning goes missing in Venezuela, investigator Miranda Soto volunteers to track him down. It’s her first assignment for the Civilian Personnel Recovery Unit, but this mission is about more than salvaging the remnants of her shattered military career. Glenn was Miranda’s best friend and first lover, and she’ll do anything to save him from danger…especially since she just lost everything that mattered to her.
Glenn barely survived being kidnapped and tortured as a suspected spy, but the shock of seeing Miranda again gives him a new lease on life. Their still-simmering attraction grows hotter as the couple races through the treacherous jungle. Determined to reach safe ground, they must stay alive long enough to stop the terrifying enemy who still hunts Glenn. And even if they survive, Miranda’s dark past could jeopardize their future together…
What if Aladdin was an above average thief in the hood, Princess Jasmine was the daughter of a crime boss, and Jafar was still the snake he always was? Welcome to Power.
For The Sultan Empire (TSE) nothing is more important than being and staying on top. The business and family come first.
Jolee Cullen was instilled this all her life and though she accepted it, all she wanted at her age was a chance at a regular life. But as the daughter of crime boss – Samuel Cullen -, and the heir to his throne, a regular life is never something she’d have. She was born with all the power she could want… but she wanted freedom. And once she meets Amare, she’ll have to decide between him and her empire.
Amare Thomas, a skilled thief, has spent the better part of his life trying to stay afloat for himself and his younger brother. When the consequences of a bad decision lands him on TSE’s payroll, he has no idea of the turn his life will take. Or that he’ll fall for his boss’ off limits daughter. For Amare having power is the furthest thing from his mind until he gets a taste.
Jareem Blackwood, the current right-hand man to Samuel, wants what he believes he deserves, and that’s to be Samuel’s successor. Jareem already has it all, but he doesn’t think he has enough. His pockets are deep but sometimes it’s not about the money, loyalty, or respect. It’s about the power. To him, you can never have enough and nothing or no one was going to stop him from getting the throne.
An Urban Fairytale Series is a series of standalone fairytale retellings and each book can be read as its own entity. Power, the second book in the series, is inspired by the classic fairytale, Aladdin.
A Navy SEAL turned mercenary on a mission of vengeance must team up with a by-the-books investigator on an off-the-books case. Soon the sparks Clara and Walker generate–and the trouble they stir up–threaten to set the jungle ablaze. But as attraction grows into love, looming danger turns into all-out war.
Strangely enough, Daniel felt empty. Did that bout of immaturity send an innocent kid to his death? Maybe, maybe not. But then again, a lot of teenagers did stupid things. Why? Maybe for the drama. Maybe to try and protect themselves, or to taste the forbidden fruits adulthood had to offer. Or maybe just out of sheer boredom. Daniel should know. He’s done more than his fair share of stupid acts.
But the fact that the kid had to go through that, only to turn into some kind of statistic. Perhaps even a cautionary tale for victims and bullies and children who enjoy walking around at night. That was all that kid would be remembered by, and it left a bitter taste in his mouth.
Suddenly, he felt a hand on his. Daniel’s eyes flickered down, and saw Alec’s fingers intertwine with his. “Hey,” he muttered.
“I could look into your friend’s disappearance,” Daniel found himself blurting out. After a few minutes of awkwardness, he mentally kicked himself. The sheer look of shock was more than enough to make Daniel regret those words, but even more so when Alec’s grip tighten. “No, it’s fine.”
“Are you sure? I know a couple of guys at the police station. I could-”
A Lady abandoned at sea. A Captain who rescues her. Two souls who thought they lost love, will they find it again?
When Ivy Mallory awakens; she finds herself on the ship of the man who rejected her love years earlier. Caught in the middle of a treason plot, she must help save her brother. To do so she needs to put her trust in the one man who can protect her.
Captain Marcus Thornhill never imagined he would find a lady floating unconscious in a lifeboat out in the middle of the open sea. When he rescues her, he gets involved in a treason plot that will bring the war to their beloved shores of England. As he unravels the plot he is unable to deny his desire for her. As Ivy falls more deeply in love with him, will Marcus refuse her love again?
Rescued By the Captain is the first book in the Laura A. Barnes historical romantic suspense series. If you like intrigue, sensual, drama filled scenes set in Regency England then you’ll love the first book in Laura A. Barnes Romancing the Spies Series.
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An Army vet on the brink of self-destruction, Ian travels to the Amazon to discover why his friend disappeared. Instead he finds Daniela, a mysterious beauty very much in need of protection, with a host of secrets hidden in her past. As they track down clues and try to untangle an impossible case, they draw the attention of all the wrong people.
It’s time for the Harvest Festival again, and Phyllis is determined to bake a killer pecan pie.
Hollywood comes to Weatherford, Texas, as a movie company arrives to shoot scenes for a film based on the novel by Phyllis Newsom’s friend Eve. But movie fantasy turns to deadly reality as a murder recreated for film turns out to be the genuine article, and once more Phyllis has to track down a cunning killer to see that justice is done.
DEATH BAKES A PECAN PIE is the fourteenth novel in the critically acclaimed and best-selling Fresh Baked Mystery series. Phyllis and her friends tackle another complex case with all the humor, camaraderie, good-hearted warmth, and delicious recipes that have made readers around the world fall in love with this series.
Dava never expected to find herself staring down the wrong end of a revolver in the prologue (or is it chapter one?) of a heart-pounding psychological thriller. But now that she has, there’s just enough time for an obligatory flashback to reflect on just how she got here before the gun goes off. How I Became a Vengeful, Psycho Killer is a suspenseful, sexy, self-aware thriller that knows the rules and plays by them all; with a surprise ending even the genre archetypes who populate this story don’t see coming. Sex, secrets, stalking, obsession, jealousy, mystery, and murder all converge on the life of 18-year-old Dava and everyone’s a suspect. Her not-so-loyal family, her so-called friends, her dangerously-jealous boyfriend, the intriguing femme fatale, and a fling from the wrong side of the tracks. But will she survive and make it to those two glorious words “the” and “end” to tell her own tale or will the epilogue hold a darkly satisfying twist?
Sometimes, the end is really the beginning.
After destroying her successful music career, the close friendship with her bandmates, and her marriage, author Kaitlyn Storm, aka Kate Wolf, former bassist for the all-female rock band Hecate’s Fury, is given a second chance. She receives an offer to turn her book series into three movies, but her troubled rock-star past continues to haunt her.
She never expected to find love or a way back.
When she is trapped in a haunted cabin during a snowstorm with Kane Devlin, the hot Scottish movie star playing her hero, their rising passion for one another ignites. What they awakened will change their lives, but before she can move on, Kate must let go of the guilt and shame keeping her from claiming her shared destiny. For she may not know it yet, but she and her bandmates are chosen.
“Suspenseful, passionate, and sexy.”
The five young women of Hecate’s Fury are more than rock stars.
They are Shadow-walkers, chosen to help the supernatural world.
There’s just one problem—no one trained them.
Cursed in love death was coming for her once again…
Sexy, smart and ambitious, South African Detective Scarlet Anne Martins Lands a high profile case were her skills are recruited by the FBI.
But never had Scarlet imagined how quickly her dreams could slip through her fingers when she meets her new partner Agent Blade, who appears to have a vendetta against the serial killer she’s assigned to bring down.
At a shocking turn of events, Scarlet finds herself a fugitive in a foreign country after being framed for aiding the escape of this Serial Killer. She starts to suspect her new partner, but despite herself she can no longer deny her feeling for Agent Blade, and her desperation to save him will ultimately be what could kill them both.
Have you ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn’t? Jed, my boss, is hot. I mean, smoking hot. But it gets worse. He’s also a womanizing jerk and a bit of a tyrant. He’d devour me if I let him. I know I should turn around and walk away, but I can’t. The heart wants what the heart wants, and it will do or endure anything to get it.
There are rules in business. Never hire a beautiful woman and never fall in love with her. Rule number one comes back to bite me in the ass every single time. You’d think a grizzly shifter of my stature could find a suitable mate without picking off his employees one by one.
Will Carrie meet Jed’s expectations to fill the role of a lifetime or will he have to pass on one of his engagements? Fur flies, stocks rise, and passion ignites in this paranormal shapeshifter romance.
All Lilly Davis wanted was a simple life. She thought she could have that with Peter Hewitt. She was wrong. With too many secrets getting in the way she knew it would never work.
Accepting her parents’ offer to help with running a new art gallery in Paris, she thought she would be able to put her feelings behind and start a new life, only it didn’t work. Her days were filled with thoughts of Peter.
Returning back to New York, Lilly wanted what her best friend Dylan Matheson had, a loving home, a beautiful child and a man that loved her more than life itself. Only the man she wanted to share these things with still had secrets that could tear them apart forever.
When danger and loss enters her already imperfect life, would she finally be able to let down her guard and give the one thing she said he would never have. Her heart.
This book contains adult content and is intended for mature audiences.
A romantic story of suspense and mystery begins to unfold the minute Rade Matheson, a handsome billionaire, meets Dylan Adams, a simple girl. Rade’s obsession to catch the man who stole from him, ends up costing him the one thing he never thought he had. One wrong decision could cause him to lose her forever. Will the power of love prevail or will his secrets destroy the one thing he has only ever wanted, her.
Rade never thought that the one woman whom he despises would be carrying his child. Trying to prove that he was taken against his will, Rade finds that Dylan holds the only key to everything. The problem is, he can’t allow her to relive that one horrible night. Against his better judgment, he takes her back to the castle. Everything is perfect until their night of ecstasy turns into a night of torment. Rade’s world begins to crumble as he tries to find the one man who takes the one woman he has ever loved-forever. Accepting the news of a child is one thing, but what Dylan soon finds is more than she bargained for. What started as a night of pleasure ends badly when Dylan learns the truth from a man she thought she would never see again. Betrayed, Dylan is torn between leaving the only man she has ever truly loved or following her heart and risk being hurt by the secrets that could destroy her happiness. Will her love for Rade prevail, or will it be lost forever?
Harry Nast has it all. An apartment in the West Village, a column in a downtown rag, great friends and a slew of lovers. But when one of those lovers calls in the early morning hours and quickly turns up dead, Harry’s life is turned upside down. His apartment is ransacked and his job is suddenly on the line. Soon Harry finds himself trying to solve a mystery far darker than he imagined. Can he keep it all together, or will his own demons get him first? Spanning from New York City to Provincetown, Don’t Quote Me is a story about friendship, gay men and the struggles they face with a healthy dose of romance and sex in the mix. You’ll laugh and you’ll cry. Harry Nast is a character you will not soon forget.