After a stalker breaks into her home, internet entrepreneur Bee Langston decides Kelly Connolly is the only man who can help her--but seeking help from the former Marine isn't easy, especially after she made a spectacular fool of herself trying to kiss the sinfully sexy bodyguard.
When Kelly spots Bee weaving her way through the Houston nightspot where he's working security, all those feelings he's desperately tried to deny for his best friend's sister come flooding to the surface. He'll do anything to keep her safe, even if it means getting up close and personal with the one woman he simply can't have.
Soon, Bee's stalker isn't his only problem. His gambling addict father is tangled in a mess of debts to two of Houston's toughest loan sharks. With the family gym on the line, there's only one way for Kelly to make everything right. He agrees to fight for the Albanian mob in an underground bare-knuckle tournament.
But winning the tournament and saving his family's legacy comes at a high price--one that just might cost Bee her life.
Only two people can save him - if they have the courage to trust each other.
Elizabeth Barritt fought hard to put her childhood behind her. Now she has the chance to move forward, to reach out for a new future.
And she does - straight into Jackson Kane's path. He is a time traveler, from the future, and on the hunt for a rogue agent.
When Kane is injured protecting Elizabeth, she makes a decision that will change her life. She takes him home.
Once Kane is healed, he goes after the agent. But his journey back to war-torn London takes a sideways turn, forcing Elizabeth to make another choice. She follows him into the past, to help him stop one man from changing their future.
In this modern retelling of a fairy tale classic, former beauty queen Jolee Mercier finds herself in big trouble, locked in the trunk of her husband's BMW on her way to a remote location in the woods of northern Michigan where she's going to be killed.
Her crime? Knowing too much. An anonymous letter arrived addressed in her name with proof that her husband, Carlos, a state logging and mining mogul, had been the one responsible for her father's death years earlier, killed for supporting the unions at a local logging camp.
When a terrible accident ends her husband's plan to kill her, Jolee wakes up alone in a cabin in the middle of the woods, rescued by a masked man they call "the beast," with a husband who wants her dead, and miles of state forest between her and civilization.
Trish has big plans for New Year’s Eve: a giant bowl of popcorn, a nice warm blanket on the couch, and binge-watching TV all night long. With any luck, she’ll be fast asleep when the clock strikes twelve.
She isn’t exactly enthused when her friend Lori invites her to Cougar’s Eve. After the hotel’s gorgeous young receptionist teaches Trish a few tricks, she can’t help wondering if Lori’s had the right idea all along. One night living the cougar life couldn’t ruin her forever… could it?
Jason had sworn to never care for a guy again before taking it slow and easy when it came to the relationship department. He’d chosen poorly once. By the time he walked away his self-esteem had been in shreds.
Z is a dynamic, sensual rock star in the making. His band is hoping to hit the big-time and they’re getting close. He realized long ago his lifestyle had no room for a long-term relationship.
Then Z plays at Boys Will Be Boys, a popular gay club for a charity event, and Jason has a front row table. When their eyes meet it seems destiny has other plans for the two young men. Both tell themselves it can’t work out. They should just enjoy one night of hot sex and move on.
But love insists on entering the scene, just when neither is looking for it.
He has always looked out for her... How can she convince him that he is her future?
Kimberly knows that innocent, goody-goody Mandy wants more from the hunky older man next door than just some household chores here and there. But Mandy is so caught up in keeping her toes on the line, how will she ever get the courage to even ask?
Vince has been the silent watchdog at the end of their dead-end street for years, protecting Mandy and her mother and never asking for even a word of thanks. But suddenly he can’t help but be aware of the beauty on the other side of the fence. Yet, an afternoon of eavesdropping leads to a shocking revelation - could Mandy possibly respond to him?
On a darkened street on the wrong side of town, it’s Vince’s urgent call to action that really exposes the kind of man he is, and just how far he is willing to go to save the woman he’s thought of as his to protect. And with her guardian angel just inches away, Mandy will have to speak up and ask for the life she really wants!
"Close your eyes. Imagine the darkness. Now see the claws, wickedly sharp, reaching out to grab you...is your heart pounding?"
Police lieutenant Leah Heart is having a rough few weeks on the job.
There's a killer loose in her city, and he's leaving behind a trail of bodies that are, quite literally, torn and bitten apart. And now, tired at her lack of progress on the case, Leah's police captain has issued her a new partner - the mysterious, enigmatic hacker Richard Galt, known more widely for his online moniker Shard.
As it turns out, Shard's actually pretty easy on the eyes, to the point where Leah needs to keep reminding herself that the man's little better than a criminal. And although he keeps on asking annoying questions, he also seems to always have one eye on her, sizing her up. It looks like he's liking what he sees. Just another reminder of Leah's sorely neglected love life.
But Leah can't bother to focus on flirting. She's got a killer to catch - before he strikes again, and she finds another young woman brutally torn apart!
Tension between members of the pack is at an all-time high. Not only does the pack have to worry about their county sheriff being a shapeshifter that wants to take them down, but the next full moon is just around the corner. As if all of that isn't trouble enough, Alexis begins to uncover more and more secrets about her beloved Coulter that rattles her to the core.
Can Alexis fight through everything to ensure that the pack remains safe as the moon shines brightly overhead? Can she look Coulter in the eye and continue to give herself wholly to her alpha despite the latest chilling revelations? It's time to put their love and affection through the toughest challenges yet to see if they really are each other's one true mate.