Carla Bracale grew up in a very small town in Kansas, USA. She was a Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader and local theater actress before she packed her bags and moved to New York City with dreams of becoming a dancer and actress. She got a job performing as a singer/dancer with a show band that traveled the East coast. During her touring, she met Frank Cassidy, her husband to be. After settling down into married life and starting a family, she remembered her childhood love of writing. She has always enjoyed reading, and she believes the only thing better than reading a good book is creating a good story.
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Cowboy turns murder suspect in New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy's high-octane romance Determined to see ranch hand Nick Coleman jailed for her sister's murder, Adrienne Bailey introduces herself with a quick jab that leaves him black-eyed and bewildered. Still, the injured cowboy w...
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A MAN RETURNS TO HIS HOMETOWN TO SOLVE A COLD CASE IN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR CARLA CASSIDY'S NEW SCENE OF THE CRIME BOOK. A family tragedy brings Bo McBride to his Mississippi town two years after a devastating loss made him leave. Now he's back and only Claire Silver is ready to we...
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New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy brings cowboys, suspense and blazing passion under starry Oklahoma skies "I ride alone," cowboy Lucas Taylor warns New Yorker Nicolette Kendall. But when she and her son, Sammy, settle into Holiday Ranch, things are about to change for the sexy st...
In the small Texas town of Mistletoe, the pretty little plant definitely lives up to its reputation for eliciting kisses Little Libby asked Santa to bring her mommy a prince for Christmas: cowboys need not apply. That means cattleman Jake Hanson is definitely out. But the Man in Red works in my...
FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR... Edie Carpenter has it all, a hot Detective boyfriend and a successful career as a true crime writer. When she lands the deal to write a book about a woman who’d been kidnapped and held for three years before being released by her captor, Edie has no idea...
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Catch up with the crime-fighting Coltons Witnessing a murder plunges Nina Owens into nerve-shattering danger. Police chief Flint Colton is sure the perp is taking down witnesses, so the handsome cop orders Nina into protective custody...in his home And while she's grateful to him, Nina just can...
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Two FBI agents -- and former lovers -- team up to bring down a serial killer in New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy's latest crime scene book Seven people have disappeared and it's up to FBI agent Alexander Harkins and his team to bring them all home safely. But when he discovers hi...
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New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy brings her riveting Men of Wolf Creek series to a thrilling climax Maybe it's just her imagination, but Sheri Marcoli's convinced she's being watched. With the disappearance of her aunt still unsolved, Detective Jimmy Carmani's not taking any chan...
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TWO FBI AGENTS WERE ON A CASE THAT COULD COST THEM THEIR CAREERS -- AND THEIR LIVES. Only a life-and-death mission could make FBI special agent Jackson Revannaugh leave Louisiana for Kansas. But a husband and wife have gone missing in a case with disturbing similarities to an unsolved one, and ...
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New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy writes about a scandal--and a passion--that could be front-page news... When Debra Prentice discovers she's pregnant, she knows two things are true: that she can't wait to become a mother...and that she can never reveal the father's identity to an...
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Bestselling author Carla Cassidy dazzles us with her Men of Wolf Creek--heroes who live and love fiercely Marlene Marcoli made the mistake of falling in love and almost lost her life. Hoping to put her abusive marriage behind her, Marlene moves to Wolf Creek, Pennsylvania. But danger follows he...
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Bestselling author Carla Cassidy brings in the Men of Wolf Creek to seek a missing woman Roxy Marcoli cares about three things -- her restaurant, her sisters and her aunt Liz. When Liz disappears, she's forced to turn to shameless playboy cop Steve Kincaid. Every time the sexy detective turns ...
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A mysterious disappearance will force an FBI profiler to protect a beautiful blonde who could be the next person to go missing There's an alarming vacancy at Bachelor Moon Bed-and-Breakfast. Now it's up to FBI profiler Gabriel Blankenship to investigate the sudden disappearance of the owner's e...
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Bestselling author Carla Cassidy brings danger and deception to Dead River Ranch for the Coltons of Wyoming Ranch foreman Gray Stark and heiress Catherine Colton may live together on Dead River Ranch, but they're from different worlds. She made that clear when she broke his heart years ago. Wi...
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The Price of Deadly Secrets… Someone is killing waitresses at the Cowboy Café. Three women are dead, and Sheriff Cameron Evans means to find out why. But as he works to solve the case, the hunky sheriff must push beyond his feelings for the café's owner. There's a murderer on the loose. Pass...
Each year, the Harlequin More Than Words award is given to three women who have worked hard to change people's lives for the better. Inspired by their accomplishments, three bestselling authors have written stories to honor these real-life heroines. In Just Joe, Stacy Donovan is willing to do w...
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BURIED ALIVE FBI agent Seth Hawkins was on a mission to catch a serial killer. Yet his only lead-a mysterious azure-eyed beauty found buried alive in the local sand dunes-had no memory of how she'd been abducted. Or anything else about her identity. The only thing Tamara Jennings knew for sur...
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"YOU NEED TO TRUST ME." Dora Martin had escaped her past, been given a second chance. She wasn't going to waste it. A good education, a job she loved-all she had to do was stay on the straight and narrow. That meant no more disastrous relationships. No more men, period. Not even the oh-so-appea...
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"I'd apologize for kissing you, but I'm not all that sorry." Dancer Melanie Brooks had escaped small-town Oklahoma, giving up the country for Broadway's bright lights. Yet after her mother's funeral called her back, her own health issues forced her to stay. Now her tenant, too-hot-for-his-own-go...
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He wants his baby, she wants him gone. No self-respecting cowboy wants to be a rich girl's dirty little secret. That's why Nick Benson left Grady Gulch, looking for greener pastures even as his heart was breaking. Little did he know that the beauty he left behind was carrying his child, a son. ...
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BANG, BANG BRIDE AND GROOM Baiting a serial killer is risky enough. But FBI Special Agent Mick McCane knows he's in real trouble when he and by-the-book Cassie Miller have to pose as loving newlyweds to do it. Ever since their one sizzling night together, she's determined to keep their relations...
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The Cowboy on her Bucket List She'd been watching the handsome rancher for a while, just a lone cowboy eating pie with an empty chair beside him. One night, Lizzie Wiles, Cowboy Café's feisty new waitress, went over and dared to interrupt his tortured solitude. Daniel Jefferson seemed shocked b...
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She escaped a psychopath...only to find a dangerous passion! Fleeing Samuel Grayson's cult was a risky move for Olivia Conner. So risky that the single mom left one of her children behind. What she'd seen in Cold Plains had destroyed all she believed in one heart-stopping instant. And it could g...
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THERE WAS NO WAY TO SECOND-GUESS A KILLER WHO HAD CHANGED THE RULES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GAME When FBI profiler Amberly Nightsong is sent to Mystic Lake to consult with local cops about three ritualistic murders, the last thing she expects is to be a piece in a madman's sick puzzle. Luckily, she h...
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"It's party time." That's the "invitation" shoved under her door. It's got Brittany Grayson fearing for her life...and her sanity. She's sure the monster who once held her captive for months is dead, so why his chilling words in the note? His menacing face in the window? And why won't anyone --...
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She's everything he never wanted... She had one reckless one-night stand and now Grace Sinclair has to face the fact that Justin Johnson, her triplets' father, is an irresponsible cad. But his cowboy brother Jake -- smoldering hot and single -- welcomes Grace and her infant daughters to their fami...
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Alone with a sexy stranger...and no place to hide American surgeon Caitlin O'Donahue nearly lost her life doing volunteer work in the sultry jungles of El Salvador. She escapes to her childhood ranch to discover her father is in hiding. Now the place that was once safe seems dangerous. The only ma...
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WIDOW CREEK REFUSED TO GIVE UP ITS SECRETS...UNTIL NOW Lexie Forbes had come to Kansas looking for answers, but all she uncovered was a killer on her trail. Still, the FBI agent wasn't about to give up on her desperate search for the truth behind the suspicious death that sent her reeling...even i...
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HE WAS A PRINCE WHO WAS USED TO GETTING ANSWERS -- THROUGH ANY MEANS NECESSARY An expert at interrogation, Prince Antoine Cavanaugh had questioned some of the deadliest men in the world. But one beautiful businesswoman was challenging his legendary ability to ferret out the truth. Beth Taylor had ...
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"Just give me tonight." The town of Black Rock is under a dark cloud. Four single women have disappeared, and there are no leads as to their whereabouts. Until one evening after work, pretty real-estate broker Layla West fends off an attacker, and becomes the newest obsession of a deranged serial ...
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HE WENT FROM HOPING FOR A LITTLE R 'N' R TO PUTTING HIS LIFE ON THE LINE FOR A READY-MADE FAMILY... FBI profiler Sam Connelly had come to Daniella Butler's remote Louisiana bed-and-breakfast to escape the consuming horrors of his job -- and the dark demons he fears lurk in his own soul. But findin...
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"There was something in that clearing." An unknown darkness walks the streets of Black Rock. With a killer at large, Deputy Benjamin Grayson knows that an elderly man's claims of a supernatural phenomenon won't help matters. Yet what he doesn't know is that summoning the man's only relative will m...
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HE'S HOT, DANGEROUSLY SEXY AND HER HUSBAND FOR HIRE. Special Agent Riley Kincaid was fearless when it came to hunting ruthless criminals. But he was clueless when it came to marriage. Even a pretend one. Now, faced with a gorgeous single mother who needed protection from the killer next door, Rile...
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"Stay with me, baby." The kids at Portia Perez's day-care center are everything to her. She tried love once, but was badly bitten. Then in walks Deputy Caleb Grayson. Though Caleb hurt her once, she can't deny that seeing him still makes her ache for his touch. Caleb's heart skips a beat when Por...
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Test Subject: Jared Maddox Ability: Mental telepathy Weakness: Willa Tyler, the only person he was able to communicate with while in a coma. From the moment he came out of a coma, Jared Maddox knew his whereabouts had been compromised and that only one person could help him escape: trauma ...
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"The crib is empty." Peyton Wilkerson's world is shattered when her baby is taken from her very own home. Distraught, she finds comfort -- and a growing attraction -- in Sheriff Tom Grayson's arms. But knocking down the wall that Tom has erected around his heart will be tough.... Tom knows th...
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A ROSE IN LOVE -- AND DEATH When Sheriff Matt Buchanan discovers FBI profiler Jenna Taylor snooping around his crime scene, he isn't pleased. The last thing he needs is the FBI meddling. But Jenna is determined to find her best friend's murderer, and she won't be bullied out of town. Then the madm...
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"Threaten me, but don't dare threaten my sons." One cold December night, Henry James Randolf III wanted to escape. His money, his heritage, his lonely life. But when the blizzard drove the sexy Melissa Monroe into his arms he made sure to avoid that trap, too. A year later, when she shows up at h...
Passion and murder have never been so intimately acquainted. With an ex-husband trying her last nerve and a daughter growing increasingly estranged, homicide detective Jordan Sampson needs a break. She hopes attending her fifteen-year high school reunion will provide this respite. A night of old...
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"I'd do anything to protect my boys...but marriage?" Someone was murdering the city's elite, and anyone could be next. Assigned to the case was Detective Kyle O'Brien, whose new partner was the blond, blue-eyed Jaren Rosetti, as sunny as Kyle was dark. Not to mention too irresistible for her own g...
PREGNANT, ALONE, AND RUNNING FOR HER LIFE Former navy SEAL Lucas Washington was an expert at tackling impossible missions. But when a striking--and very pregnant--woman turned up in a car he was repossessing, suddenly he was in over his head. Shaken and bruised, she couldn't remember what had happ...
Brianna Waverly had barely escaped death once. So she had little choice but to accept the protection of former navy SEAL Troy Sinclair. Spirited away to a tiny cabin, her safe house was as far removed from her heiress lifestyle as she could imagine. And her bodyguard so much more exciting than any ...
Former navy SEAL Micah Stone could spot danger a mile away. And the alluring bride who'd stowed away on the plane he'd been sent to repossess set off every red flag in the book. Caylee Warren claimed she had nothing to do with her "fiance's" murder. When it began to look as if Caylee was the intend...
She lives in the present-with a son she adores and the perfect job-and dreams of the future.But single mom Allison Clemmins never let herself relive the day, years ago, when she found her mother and siblings murdered. Ever since, she's hated the man convicted for the crimes: her own father. But ano...
Heartbreaker for hire Fiercely independent, determined, driven and...betrayed. Grace Covington vowed never again to lay eyes on the arrogant, hotshot defense attorney who'd broken her heart. But everything changed when her stepfather was murdered, her sister found holding the bloody knife. Charl...
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HE HAD KEPT HER SAFE FROM EVERYONE BUT HIMSELF, AND THEY HAD UNFINISHED BUSINESS... The last time he'd seen forensics expert Callista "Callie" MacBride, she was the target of a hit man, and FBI Agent Tom Ryan had been assigned to keep her safe...but he hadn't kept his distance. Now, when every a...
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"I'm going to unlock all your secrets." From the night he heard her scream, Quinn Logan sensed that something haunted Jewel Mayfair. The beautiful psychologist ran a ranch for troubled kids, but her own life seemed marked by grievous loss. Quinn had also known sorrow. Now he wanted to help Jewel...
AS A TEENAGER GROWING UP IN Plains Point, Missouri, Mariah Sayers was brutally attacked. She received neither comfort nor support from her rigid parents, so she ran away. Sixteen years later, she's come back with her teenage daughter, hoping to make peace with her past. At first she relishes he...
He'll keep her safe from harm...but not from love Hank "handsome as sin" Tyler is all that stands between Melody Thompson and the wrath of her sister's killer. The lonely widower--formerly a rancher--makes a perfect hunk of a bodyguard but leaves much to be desired as boyfriend material. With a ...
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HE STOOD FOR LAW AND SAFETY IN THE BAYOU Sheriff Lucas Jamison was the law in his small bayou town. And secretary Mariah Harrington had often weathered his powerful fury as she stood between him and her boss, the mayor. But when her son was kidnapped, Mariah knew Lucas wouldn't rest until he was...
Her shelter from the storm She'd been stranded by a snowstorm with nowhere to turn. But when all seemed lost, mom-on-the-run Janette Black saw the sign for Wild West Protective Services--and found Dalton West. The loner of the West clan had no time for love and family. But protecting was in ...
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PROTECTING A BEAUTIFUL AMNESIAC IN A MYSTERIOUS SMALL TOWN LED AN UNDERCOVER AGENT TO A WORLD OF SECRETS, AND THAT WAS JUST THE BEGINNING... FBI agent Ryan Burton spent his days investigating every sinister secret in the fog-shrouded village of Raven's Cliff...his nights he spent protecting a be...
IT'S HER THIRTIETH BIRTHDAY, and Annalise Blakely gets a strange package. Inside, along with one of her company's handcrafted dolls, is a note: I don't need this anymore. I have my own. Annalise puts the package aside; she has enough on her mind. Since her mother died, Annalise has been working ...
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THE WHOLE TOWN WAS TALKING ABOUT HIS NEW NANNY -- AND THAT WASN'T ALL... There were whispers about Sawyer Bennett, locked up behind his estate's stone walls. Untouchable. The only chink in his armor--his mute daughter. But not even his wealth and influence could silence the rumors since the su...
Two years ago, Vanessa Abott's husband Jim, an up-and-coming artist, drowned himself in the Missouri River. His body still hasn't been recovered. Now Vanessa has arranged for one last showing of her husband's brilliant, disturbing artwork. Critics are raving and pieces are selling. She even meets a...
The bodyguard's lethal attraction Trained to protect, Meredith West had always been self-sufficient. That is, until she discovered she had a stalker. Suddenly, the tough, trained bodyguard was a damsel in distress--and too embarrassed to ask for help. Lucky for her, she didn't have to. Under ...
After a tough stint in New York City, Joshua West returned to Cotter Creek for peace and quiet and a job in the family bodyguard business. Only, his sleepy hometown wouldn't let him snooze. Not with a string of suspicious deaths...and an alluring redhead who wouldn't take no for an answer. Hell...
For eight-year-old Molly Ridge, it began as an innocent game of hide-and-seek. Then came the sound of a stranger in the darkness … her mother’s stabbing screams and dying plea t the terrified child… DON’T SAY A WORD… Haley For eight-year-old Molly Ridge, it began as an innocent game...
Stranded with a rich man... Talbot McCarthy was darkly sexy, enormously successful, and the only man who fired Elizabeth's passions. He was also her ex-husband's brother. So powerful was the attraction between them that she had always avoided being alone with him. But when Talbot offered his plan...
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Lynn White's vow: I'll never be used again. Her adoptive father had turned out to be a criminal -- and left her holding the bag. The FBI had used her to catch him. Now Lynn White was nobody's pawn. She had a new life, close to Athena Academy and the secrets of her past. But when authorities blac...
Bodyguard Clay West wasn't happy about his latest assignment: protecting a movie star. But seven-year-old Gracie Bryant needed his help and he intended to keep the adorable kid safe. Her mother, Libby, was another story. The drop-dead stunner made him ache, but he hid his attraction, especially sin...
She thought the darkest part of her life was behind her… At the age of sixteen, Jessica Langford endured and escaped the grip of a serial killer who buried his victims alive. After overcoming this terrifying experience, she started her own radio program to help those living in fear. If she c...
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HEIRESS BY DAY...BOUNTY HUNTER BY NIGHT When the man who attacked her best friend skips bail, heiress-turned-bounty-hunter Chantal Worthington swears on her designer spiked heels to hunt him down. Problem is, another hunter's already on the case -- and "Crazy" Luke Coleman's not about to let a s...
SHE WAS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE... She was lucky to be alive...after nearly being trampled to death by a stampeding cattle herd. Now Kate Sampson had to be on her guard every second. Professional bodyguard Zack West offered protection...and something a lot more dangerous. The sensual cowboy had branded h...
If he can't have her, no one can... In just one perfect moment... It's been a difficult winter, but for the first time since her husband's death Marissa feels a new strength. Business at the gift shop is good, her two young children are slowly adjusting, and she's even able to find a glimmer of...
HER COWBOY BODYGUARD Princess Anna thought cowboys were the stuff of movies, but rugged, gunslinging Tanner West was living, breathing proof they existed. Just like she was a very real damsel in distress after her father's kingdom was overthrown and rebels wanted her dead. Her father had claimed T...
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Who can Lynn White trust when the man who raised her, her trusted godfather, might be lying to her face? How does she know what's real when she's used her highly unusual skills to retrieve stolen valuables from places no one else could enter -- under what she thought were government orders -- o...
She promised not to leave him. She lied.... A year ago, Juliette Monroe took her young son and fled from her violent husband with only the clothes on their backs--and the terrifying fear that he would find them. A powerful man of seemingly limitless resources, he has finally tracked down mother...
How many blondes does it take to bring the bad guys to justice? Only one, if you're talking about gutsy Cassandra Newton. She'd put worse criminals behind bars than the street thugs she now dealt with as a Kansas City cop. But her life as a secret agent was behind her -- until Kane McNabb showe...
THERE WAS SOMETHING SHE WASN'T TELLING HIM... Something that could help catch a dangerous serial killer. FBI agent Nick Mead had precious little time to convince the troubled Native American beauty that she could trust him with anything and that he would safeguard her no matter the cost. How ...
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From the desk of Emily Winters Bachelor #5: Nate Leeman Title: Senior VP of Technology This month's scheme: Hire his old flame -- the only woman who can drive this exec crazy. Lone wolf Nate Leeman must have an iceberg in place of his heart -- I bet the hunky executive wouldn't notice if Mi...
SOMEONE WANTED HER DEAD... But the only man who could keep proudly independent Tamara Greystone safe was brooding crime scene investigator Clay James, who insisted she do things his way if she wanted to see tomorrow. Terrified by a crazed stalker, the Native American teacher had no choice but to...
BONDED BY FATE After coming home and finding her father unconscious and her mother mysteriously missing, homicide cop Savannah Tallfeather teamed up with the one person she knew she could trust. Riley Frazier had faced a similar situation nearly two years ago and his quest for the truth was both...
Case #OK0773: Reckless endangerment of a single mother's sanity Investigating Officer: Breanna James Suspect: Adam Spencer, officer's next-door neighbor Background: From the moment she'd drawn her gun on him, Breanna knew he would be trouble. His touch thrilled her, his kisses floored her....
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Though she certainly never expected to come face-to-face with her estranged husband again, Claire McCane didn't have the luxury of recovering from the shock his presence caused. For another tremendous surprise awaited her. Even more troubling than the fantastic emotions Joshua's unexpected arriv...
Colette Carson didn't need a man in her life, but she wanted a baby more than anything. So she headed to the local sperm bank to make her dream come true. Then handsome rancher Tanner Rothman arrived in town and turned Colette's secure world upside down. This overbearing cowboy was everything Colet...
THE BABY BARGAIN It was the perfect plan. Melanie Watters wanted a baby badly, so she proposed marriage to the most confirmed bachelor in town -- her best friend, Bailey Jenkins. In return for getting Melanie pregnant, frustrated pageant-judge Bailey could escape the clutches of the town's tiara...
LSCC Member: Powerful, suave Sheik Omar Al Abdar Social Status: Has his eye on a particular woman on this side of the Atlantic Method of Seduction: Sheik Omar has any number of women at his disposal...ones who'd be more than willing to wed -- and bed -- the new ruler of Gaspar. After ta...
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A KINGDOM'S HONOR depends on the actions of the man assigned to protect the princess... When Princess Samira Kamal found herself pregnant and abandoned, she faced shaming her family and threatening the peace between Tamir and neighboring Montebello. Then her mysterious bodyguard made a shocking pr...
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"You're the one." Shy, scholarly Dr. Phoebe Jones blushed when sexy private investigator Kevin Cartwright uttered those words. But when the handsome ex-cop explained she was one of four lost siblings he'd been hired to find, she nearly fainted headfirst into his strong, sculpted arms. Yet som...
A WOMAN WORTH FIGHTING FOR She'd haunted Matthew Delaney -- the shy, awkward boy he'd been, the hard, unyielding man he'd become -- for more years than he cared to remember. Now Lilly Winstead was back, and he once again had to struggle with his unwelcome, undying desire for her. And he had a...
"THIS MARRIAGE HAS STRINGS ATTACHED, CHANCE..." Yeah, and it's all based on my, um, performance. When Lana Ramirez came to him with an offer of marriage, Chance Reilly knew it was too good to be true. He needed a wife to claim his rightful inheritance, but what did the sweetly sensual private-du...
A MAN UNLIKE ANY OTHER Luke Delaney was the sexiest -- and most scandalous -- man Inferno, Arizona, society had ever bred. Though he'd broken all the rules, he was coming to terms with the past and moving on with his future -- until he met tempting single mother Abby Graham and did an about-face...
JUST LIKE THE OLD DAYS... Johnna Delaney's hectic world stood still the moment she laid eyes on Jerrod McCain again -- and her heart instantly leapt into motion. He was back in tiny Inferno, Arizona, to request an impossible favor -- and to remind her of what might have been.... If Johnna wer...
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"FAILURE ISN'T AN OPTION!" -- Kyle Ramsey, top-gun pilot The tension between Montebello and Tamir was escalating when Firstborn Son Kyle Ramsey embarked on a special operation to patrol the skies between the two feuding territories. His mission? Ward off acts of terrorism -- and stake a claim on...
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Bound by honor and devoted to his country, dashing lieutenant Adam Sinclair readily agreed to help Princess Isabel Stanbury carry out her brilliant plan to rescue her father, the missing King Michael. But he hadn't counted on the feelings that accompanied a reunion with the only woman he'd ever lov...
WHO DO YOU TRUST? No one would meet Mark Delaney's eyes. After a devastating brush with death, he had changed dramatically -- and done so with one purpose in mind. He had a killer to catch and could no longer trust his own family. But one woman dared to look beyond his facade. April Cartwright, ...
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FORBIDDEN LOVE Talbot McCarthy was darkly sexy, enormously successful, and the only man who fired Elizabeth's passions. Unfortunately, he was her ex-husband's brother. So strong was the attraction that she'd not even been alone with him in nine years. But when her son turned up missing and Talbo...
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Jack Coffey had sidestepped romance ever since he'd stopped believing in love. Then he tripped over a diaper-clad cupid and fell hard...for the little guy's pretty mom. Now Jack had a broken leg -- and a heart that was in danger! All he had to do was say "No!" to Marissa Criswell's offers of he...
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THE AGENT: Seth Greene, determined operative -- and estranged husband and father. THE MISSION: Infiltrate his ex-wife's home -- and gain her much-needed expertise. THE DEVASTATING DISCOVERY: Seth is still very much in love with his ex.... Their courtship was whirlwind, their marriage passionat...
HER REAL NAME WAS ALLISON WELCH... But he knew her as Cecilia Webster. Just weeks ago, she'd had everything. Then came the tragedy that stole it all - along with her eyesight. The blindness was only temporary. So were her new name and stay in rural Montana. But what about her feelings for the gr...
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Caleb McMann embarked on the most emotional journey of his life, the search for the little girl who had received the ultimate gift - a new heart. His daughter's heart. Hitting pay dirt, he temporarily moved next door to Erica Clemmons and her child, Hannah, to secretly check up on the young girl. H...
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They'd waited for their wedding night... ...the night that never happened. And five years later Sherry Boyd still held fast to her virginity. But it seemed her former fiance, Clint Grahan, had not - the 'evidence' lay nestled against his broad chest. Now, the irresistible sheriff came to her - of a...
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He was older, jaded and far from the regal suitor his young charge deserved, but to protect the rebellious Princess Serena Wyndham's virtue, royal bodyguard Gabriel Morgan made her his bride...
Only, Gabe hadn't realized the impulsive, charming Serena envisioned his dark featu...
PROPOSITIONED When irresistible Hank Riverton said he needed Angela Samuel's help, how was the virginal secretary to know he'd be talking about marriage? Now she was on her way to Mustang, Montana, to play wife for a week to the most unmarried man in town! ...WITH MARRIAGE Angela was pretty, ...
A FATHER's VOW Johnny Crockett was hell-bent on clearing his name. His wrongful conviction had not only cost him his freedom, but also his sweetheart, Marissa Sawyer. The mayor's daughter was the one person he'd thought he could count on -- and her desertion had turned him into one cynical cowbo...
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A BABY ON HIS DOORSTEP After the initial shock wore off, confirmed bachelor Riley Kincaid loved his role of instant daddy. If only he could forget the strange circumstances that had united him and his mystery baby. A WOMAN IN HIS LIFE When Riley met Caralie Tracey, he knew she'd make a role-mo...
HER NAME WASN'T REALLY ALICE .... And she couldn't tell Cameron Gallagher the real reason why she and her daughter had come to his isolated ranch. Nor could she reveal that his probing midnight gaze made her tremble ...with desire. Cameron had no use for beautiful women, or for liars. Yet his...
MISSING FATHER-TO-BE -- RETURNS WITH AMNESIA Was it possible for a case of amnesia to completely change her husband's personality? For the man who walked back into Elena Richards' life had little in common with the cad who had mysteriously disappeared almost five months ago. Elena had known h...
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WILL YOU GIVE MY MOMMY A BABY? Noreen Simmons couldn't believe her five-year-old was asking every eligible bachelor around to give his mother a baby! She knew Billy needed a father figure, but this was taking things too far. Still, there was one irresistible newcomer in town who was making her r...
THE BEAUTY, THE BODYGUARD AND THE BABY Dominic Marcola was paid to guard Melissa Newman--not deliver her baby! But suddenly the cynical ex-cop was faced with the miracle of life--and love. Now the new mom and top suspect in a murder case had to prove her innocence and fight for the family she...
FROM BOARDROOM...TO BEDROOM? Tyler Sinclair knew he hadn't seen the last of Samantha Dark. But what irritated him more than having to work together was that his new partner wasn't off-limits anymore--and suddenly, he was reconsidering his bachelor ways .... Samantha's forbidden lust for her f...
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For Christmas, she wanted her family back For single mom Theresa Mathews, the Christmas holidays were extra special because of her son. And because in him she still held part of Sullivan -- the man she'd once loved. But now their child was missing. Like a whirlwind, Sullivan swept back into...
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TRAVIS AND FRANNIE SITTIN' IN A TREE... K-I-S-S-I-N-G.... Well, maybe not a tree, but there'd been plenty of times they'd snuck out their bedroom windows to share kisses in the cornfields. That was five years ago. Before Frannie left for the Big Apple, with her dreams in her hand--and before she...
Their in-name-only marriage would serve as bait Belinda Connor in no way wanted to be a temporary wife - especially to Derek Walker, who'd sneaked back into her heart with the stealth of a thief. But when it became apparent someone wanted her dead, Derek's embrace was the only safe harbor. T...
Motive: To protect her son Everyone around Abby Connor believed she was guilty of killing her ex-husband. Now even she wasn't certain of her own innocence--or her sanity. She'd lost chunks of time, botched simple tasks, misplaced things .... Could she have committed the murder out of fierce moth...
SOON YOU'LL BE MINE... A t first Ann Carson thought the notes were a prank. Then came more sinister threats... and the eerie awareness that someone was watching her. Ann dreaded the long, hot summer nights--until rugged policeman Clay Clinton became her bodyguard. She would finally be able to sl...
Who fathered her baby? Seized by vise-like contractions, Colette Connor prayed she wouldn't deliver on the Connor ranch doorstep. With no recollection of who she was and how she got pregnant, she had nowhere else to turn. Only the knowing eyes, the incendiary kisses of stranger Hank Cooper dist...
It began with a red helium balloon containing a note from a child desperate for a mommy--and siblings. Now, Mary is head over heels for single dad Jonathan Taylor and his daughter, Annie. How does she confide her secret, especially one that might jeopardize her newfound happiness of being a wife an...
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He'd always been her hero... Years ago Shelby Longsford had sought comfort in Billy Royce's strong arms - but she regretted it ever since. Nobody knew better how cold his blood ran...or how hot. In one night he'd branded her his forever. Billy had grown up in the dark, mysterious bayou - bu...
WIFE IN WAITING... Ever since her husband disappeared, Julianne Baker found herself missing him - despite their strained marriage. She wanted to believe he would come home to her and their beautiful little girl. But when - and if - he did, would it be too late? HUSBAND HOMECOMING... Leaving his...
THE HARD NOSED DETECTIVE The Minute she walked in, he sensed trouble. Said her name was Colleen and that she was looking for someone named Sam Baker. Who was he? Her husband? Her Lover? Private eye Gideon Graves could smell a scandal a mile a way, and this mysterious gal sure had him curious.......
WHEN WOULD RUSS BLACKBURN FIND A WIFE? "Never. I'm going to scare off any woman who comes within fifty feet of my dad...and make sure nobody hurts us again!" --Daniel Blackburn, age 8 "I don't know much about kids, but 1 do know that little 'darling' needs a mom. And Daniel's dad sure is gor...
WHO SHOULD RAISE THE TWINS "Me, their godfather Just because I'm a mars doesn't mean 1 can't warm up formula or read bedtime stories. Besides, I love those two little rascals--and love doesn't come so easily to me." --Beau Randolf "Me, their godmother. Those poor kids need a stable, parental...
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The cries came night after night, a child's anguished sobbing, echoing through the halls on the mansion that was Julie Kingsdon's legacy. And there was no possible explanation for them, except perhaps the haunted eyes of the man she shared this house with, the most compelling, and disturbing man sh...
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Danny's Christmas Wish: His Parents Married ... Again! He was only nine years old, but Danny knew what was best for his mom and dad. That was why he'd asked for a trip to the Grand Canyon. So they could be together again. Like a real family... Sherri and Luke Morgan knew this vacation was jus...
THE SECOND TIME AROUND Sheriff Reese Walker thought he could tackle any obstacle head-on--until his former flame showed up with a little girl whose eyes mirrored his own. He'd always believed he wasn't good enough to raise a child. But someone was trying to kill Sarah and her daughter--and he wo...
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PICKING UP THE PIECES... She'd been the girl from the wrong side of the tracks; he'd been her knight in shining armor. But Greyson Blakemore had left Nikki Young to deal with the aftermath of their passionate summer romance all by herself. And Nikki had never forgiven him. Now Greyson was bac...
MYSTERY WOMAN Every night, Dr. Frank Longford had watched the beautiful stranger pace the beach. Every night, he'd felt more inexplicably drawn to her. And every night, he'd wondered who she was.... Now she was here, under his roof, tantalizing him with desire. And still he wasn't any closer ...
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Matchmaking mayhem Teenaged Lauren Stewart and Charley Jones weren't content to be best friends--they wanted to be sisters. And there was only one solution: Lauren's dad had to marry Charley's mom. But the stern Judge Eldridge "Mac" Stewart and fun-loving Abby Jones had never even met. And th...
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Murder and Madness Decades ago, a silent-film legend had violently and inexplicably shattered his fairy-tale marriage. Now, inquisitive Dalton Waverly had returned to the scene of his famous grandfather's unspeakable crime, determined to unlock the secrets of the past. Kelly Reynolds was capt...
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Do you still believe in... Everywhere Julie Casswell turned, she saw glittering reminders of Christmas--and the child she had lost. Desperate to be alone, she headed for a mountain cabin. Then her car skidded on an icy road.... A little angel watched from above. She had to save her mommy--and...
DEADLY GAME... Libby Weatherby was aware that her jealous ex-husband had hired private detective Tony Pandolinni to follow her. In fact, she got a kick out of evading him ...until she discovered that Tony wasn't the only one on her trail. Someone desperately wanted the mysterious locket she'd fo...
Darlene Taylor arrived at the secluded inn on the Maine coast for a vacation, but something was wrong from the moment she checked in. Everyone she met seemed to watch her intently, knowingly ... including handsome Quintin Marshall. Darlene wanted to trust him, but she sensed evil closing in--and Qu...
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Daddy magic? Divorce lawyer Nick Elliot had thought the quaint Victorian house was the perfect spot for a vacation, but he'd apparently landed in a loony bin. First he woke to find a little girl dumping glitter over his head and calling it pixie dust. Then he met her mother, a beautiful blond wi...
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Deep in the forest... Bonnie Redding had come to the isolated Arkansas research lab to be reunited with her father, a figure from her remote past who had sacrificed family for his scientific career. But the man who greeted her was strangely detached-so different from her dim childhood memories. Eve...
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The Urge to Merge Schoolteacher Eve Winthrop's small-town days left her wistful for something new and exciting. She got it all -- and more -- the day Brice Maxwell roared into town on his motorcycle, wearing a black leather jacket and a devilish grin. Not only was the sinfully handsome newcomer...
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COP IN THE KITCHEN When the local police asked Edie Turner to let them use her apartment for an undercover surveillance operation, she was happy to help take a bite out of crime. But that was before she met Cliff Marchelli. This surly, unshaven cop was more likely to take a bite out of her! S...
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The girl most likely ... Cassie Hoffman was the last person Cameron Walker expected to find at a wilderness camp for underprivileged boys! Twelve years before, she'd been the golden girl of Glenville High--and he'd been a kid from the wrong side of town. She'd cast her golden glance his way--onl...
There are none so blind . . ...as those who will not see. And Lindsey Witherspoon, used to capturing the world with her camera, to controlling the images that met her eyes, refused to see that the swamp was beyond her control. The swamp that spread so tantalizingly beyond her door, beckoning wi...
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Damsel in distress When Dooley James glimpsed a lovely young woman being held at gunpoint in the apartment across the way, he reacted as any strapping Southern gentleman would--he dashed to the rescue. Funny... his feisty neighbor didn't seem to appreciate his daring leap through her window. ...
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WILD AT HEART Iron-willed redhead Ginger Taylor had run away from only one thing in her life--Judd Bishop. As a moody thirteen-year-old orphan, she'd fiercely depended on her guardian grandfather's love. Then Judd had appeared on the scene, an instant rival, and Ginger had made no pretenses abou...
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ARIES MAN Aggressive Aries businessman Alexander Donaldson III needed a vacation - peace and quiet, sleeping until noon...Instead, he was rudely awakened by a huge sheep butting its head against the bedroom window! The woolly trespasser could only belong to one person - his new neighbor, Miss Bo...
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DOCTOR'S ORDERS Fresh air, farmland, fishing ... Kansas was a dream come true for Dr. Michael Wakefield. The Manhattan pediatrician was positive the tranquil life-style--and avoiding all contact with children--would cure his case of professional burnout. But paradise quickly became pandemonium w...