Alexandra Ivanov has wandered the night alone for the past three hundred years. The only man she truly loved had been taken from her on a bloody battlefield centuries ago. Now she finds herself drawn to Caleb Weathers, a virile soldier who sets her heart racing.
Caleb, a Confederate soldier stationed in Gettysburg in 1863, is intrigued by the beautiful, exotic woman who calls him by the name Dimitri. When she touches him, she sets his body and soul on fire. But is she the devil in disguise?
Single mom and romance novelist Kelly Michaels has no time for a man in her life. But when mega-famous cover model Derek Calavicci puts the moves on her at a romance writers’ conference, she succumbs to temptation. Common sense prevails, however, and after a few passionate kisses she turns him down; she has impressionable teenagers at home, after all, she doesn’t need a one-night-stand with a much younger man, no matter how hot he is. When photos of their passionate moonlight kiss hit the tabloids, her agent has to do some fast footwork to save her reputation. Will the notorious bad boy go along with her scheme?
Derek rarely hears a woman say “no” – it’s been that way his entire life. If Kelly isn’t interested, he’s not going to push her– even if she does melt like ice cream on a hot sidewalk every time he touches her. But when an unexpected opportunity falls into his lap by way of Kelly’s scheming agent, he jumps at the chance. Pretend he’s in love with Kelly Michaels for two weeks? No problem. After all, the lady may say she’s never going to sleep with him… but he’s got two weeks to convince her otherwise.
After the accidental death of her third husband, former English noblewoman Morgan Turner flees the Philadelphia police for the streets of Boston. There she ends up in the arms of Ward Montgomery, the captain of the ship that brought her to America. Desperate and penniless, she succumbs to the simmering attraction between them, and, concealing her deadly past, brazenly offers to become his mistress. Unknown to Morgan, conservative, self-restrained Ward has pledged to restore honor to his proud Boston name, ruined by his lecherous father. Consumed by desire, Ward recklessly decides he can keep the affair a secret from his family and society. But as desire turns to love their secret is threatened, first by Morgan’s pregnancy—and then when the Philadelphia police discover the infamous Wicked Widow is living in Boston. . . .
Seduction, by Jeanmarie Hamilton
In SEDUCTION, the most successful bachelor in Arizona and a touring vocalist learn to let go of the past to embrace the future. On stage, Belinda Rose is a confident vocalist who entertains with songs which enthrall her audiences. Alone, she longs for a secure home and her own opera house where she can entertain or book others to perform. She carries with her the painful memories of her past in Texas, but won’t be denied her future. Can a handsome businessman derail her plans? Cole MacPherson has become a wealthy entrepreneur in spite of his loveless childhood. Believing he doesn’t know how to love, he seeks power instead. What a shock when a beautiful singer knocks him for a loop.
Is there hope for him — could he learn to love after all?
Does he dare?
The Wild One by Denise Eagan
Sequel to Wicked Woman
San Francisco—Colorado—Texas, 1885
Betrayed and abandoned by her adulterous husband, actress Jess Sullivan has only one goal: to return home to the happy, comfortable “good girl” life she foolishly forfeited in the name of love. Before she can do that she’s determined to save enough money to pay back what she and her husband stole from her brother. Riddled with guilt, Jess has no use for men or romance, especially a man like Leland Montgomery, an ultra-charming, aristocrat turned footloose gambler.
Lee however, is enchanted by Jess’s breathtaking beauty, and quick, sharp wit. Assuming she follows the casual immorality of her profession, and hoping for a brief, torrid affair, Lee resolves to seduce her. Jess though, is hardly the shallow, loose woman he expects. As his feelings for her deepen, it becomes apparent that any relationship with her must be respectable. But men of his background do not marry actresses, especially ones that are already married. Then her stage manager is murdered, and when it’s discovered that the man gambled away Jess’s savings, she and Lee are blamed for the crime. After narrowly escaping the clutches of corrupt lawmen, they set out across the Colorado prairie, one step ahead of a posse and shadowed by a passion that will no longer be denied. . . .
Gambler Nate Bartholomew is a charming scoundrel who knows all the rules–and just how far he can bend each one. He follows Sarah Kincaid, determined to recover money and jewels he feels mistakenly passed to her. As she returns from settling her mother’s estate, Sarah rescues three children from poverty and disease. Responsibility for the youngsters is the catalyst for the shy spinster to blossom into a no-nonsense commando. Having determined Nate is following her, she bravely enlists his aid in transporting the children to her home in Texas. Though she knows he is a scoundrel, she comes to believe in his innate goodness. Nate lingers in Kincaid Springs, intent on regaining his riches and bilking the Kincaids and their community with his most clever con. He succeeds only to find himself entangled in Sarah’s sweet homespun web.
All Holland McCall ever wanted for Christmas or any other occasion was Tucker Callahan. Unfortunately, he was the high school jock and she an overweight, unattractive nobody. But things have changed. Holly has left the small town they grew up in and made a career for herself, with plans to move on to even greater things. Tucker, on the other hand, has just returned to town, divorced and the single father of two young girls. A visit home for the holidays and a chance encounter leaves both of them questioning everything they thought they ever wanted.
Siobhán Desmond has survived famine, tyranny and betrayal. With the coming of winter and faint hope for survival, she will do anything to keep the tattered remains of her family alive, even if it means working for the new landlord – a darkly handsome stranger with secrets in his eyes and pain in his smile.
The stakes are high for one-time gambler Rory O’Brien as he returns to the village of Ballycashel after a lifetime in exile. But will the village that haunts his childhood offer salvation for Rory and his daughter? Or will the ghosts of his past and old enemies destroy the new life he’s come to love?
As danger ignites all around them, Rory and Siobhán must fight to right the wrongs of the past – and protect their newfound love.
A Frightful Misconception, by Jennifer Ross
When Mitch begins caring for his ailing neighbor, he doesn’t expect it to be so disturbing. It isn’t the strange noises the elderly woman hears that make the hairs on his neck rise. Home-care nurse Meghan is the cause, and she affects more than his hair.
Meghan isn’t fooled by Mitch’s tough-guy act one bit. Although he tries to hide it, the caring man she sees is the kind of man she’s looking for. They work together to ease an old woman’s last days; or do they?
When Mitch is arrested, will Meghan trust him enough to stand by him?