New York Times bestselling author LINDA HOWARD lures a sheriff into a scorching murder mystery--and into the arms of a lover from the heart of the South: the wet and wild bayou. GERALYN DAWSON traces a precious heirloom--and heats up a past marriage--on a secluded Texas island. JILLIAN HUNTER sparks romance off the English coast, when a London beauty in distress is rescued by the very man who could ruin her reputation. MIRANDA JARRETT ships a rogue pirate back to shore to rekindle a summertime romance. But did his sweetheart wait for him? MARIAH STEWART crosses a successful oceanside chef with the man of her dreams--a P.I. with secrets of his own--at a vacation spot packed with memories for them both.