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By Beverly Barton. 2018
BE CAREFUL WHO YOU LOVE . . . Cherokee Pointe, Tennessee, has seen murder before, but nothing like what has… claimed the life of Jamie Upton, heir to the Upton fortune. The crime is so vicious, so personal and filled with hatred, the authorities are certain it had to be someone he knew . . . someone hiding an unimaginable sadistic streak behind a friendly façade. BE CAREFUL WHO YOU TRUST . . . The number one suspect is Jamie’s former lover, Jazzy Talbot. The girl from the wrong side of the tracks has always been Cherokee Point’s favorite target for gossip and worse. Jazzy knows she didn’t kill Jamie . . . just as she knows she’s being watched, stalked like prey . . . BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU KNOW . . . And then the killer strikes again . . . and again . . . with the same chilling signature. With no one to believe her innocence except enigmatic drifter Caleb McCord, Jazzy plunges into a small town’s long-buried secrets and shocking family sins, each startling truth bringing her dangerously close to a killer determined to make Jazzy the last to die . . .
By Cynthia Eden. 2015
New town, new name...more trouble! Dr. Jamie Myers has tried outrunning her past, but now someone is stalking her, leaving… her deadly messages. Once, she'd trusted the wrong man. <P><P>So how can she rely on Davis McGuire, the fiercely handsome ex-SEAL she's hired as a bodyguard? And how can she ignore the way his hands-on attention excites her? One of McGuire Securities' best, Davis wants to protect the sexy doc 24/7 and play by the rules. But as Jamie's stalker grows bolder, Davis's desire grows stronger. Soon he's breaking all his rules-so he can uncover Jamie's secrets in order to protect her...and discover the key to her heart.
By Pepper Winters. 2015
From New York Times bestselling author of The Dollar Series comes the first novel in a dark romance duet. She… is a woman divided. Her past, present, and future are as twisted as the lies she's lived for the past eight years. Desperate to get the truth, she must turn to the one man who may also be her greatest enemy . . . He is the president of Pure Corruption MC. A heartless biker and retribution-deliverer. He accepts no rules, obeys no one, and lives only to reap revenge on those who wronged him. And now he has stolen her, body and soul.Can a woman plagued by mystery fall in love with the man who refuses to face the truth? And can a man drenched in darkness forgo his quest for vengeance-and finally find redemption?RUIN & RULE is a full-length book at 436 pages and ends on a cliffhanger. Cleo and Kill's story continues in SIN & SUFFER.
By Pepper Winters. 2016
Some say the past is in the past That vengeance will hurt both innocent and guilty I never… believed those lies Once my lust for revenge is sated I ll say goodbye to hatred I ll find a new beginning SIN SUFFERShe came from a past Arthur Kill Killian never forgot She made him sin and made him suffer She tugged him from the shadows and showed him he wasn t as dead as he thought And with her resurrection came betrayal deceit and war But then they took her Stole her Imprisoned her Now Kill s carefully laid plans for vengeance are complete He craves action retribution-the blood of his enemies War has begun War is all they ll know until they ve paid their penance He will get her back-and rewrite their destiny
By Kate Brady. 2014
Kate Brady s debut novel is everything romantic suspense should be scary sexy pulse-pounding and page-turning… Remarkable characters pitch-perfect pacing and a memorable villain make One Scream Away a standout book A winner -- Allison Brennan New York Times bestselling author on One Scream AwaySpecial Prosecutor Kara Chandler made a name for herself putting violent criminals behind bars But now she ll face one of the world s most dangerous assassins and put her life in his hands A killer is hunting Kara Chandler and her son and systematically taking out anyone she turns to for help Her only hope for escape is Luke Varon a hitman for a powerful drug cartel She s met Luke several times in the courtroom but he s always beaten the system She s counting on him to do the same now as he helps Kara fake her death and catch a killer But Luke isn t who Kara thinks he is He s actually a secret agent under deep cover The last thing he needs is a beautiful distraction like Kara Chandler But the fear in her eyes is too real to ignore Luke assumes the assassin is somehow linked to Kara s late husband a man who had a hand in several shady business deals But soon they learn his connection to Kara is even more chilling This killer has been waiting years for his chance to possess Kara and now Luke will have only days to stop him
By Alice LaPlante. 2018
A smart, haunting tale of psychological suspense from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of Turn of Mind.Jane loses… everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. She is inconsolable, and yet, as the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of a job, of friends, of the possibility of peace. And then, children begin to disappear. And soon, Jane sees her own pain reflected in all the parents in the town. She wonders if she will be able to live through the aching loss, the fear all around her. But as the disappearances continue, she begins to see that what her neighbors are wondering is if it is Jane herself who has unleashed the horror of loss. Half Moon Bay is a chilling story about a mother haunted by her past. As Stewart O’Nan said about Turn of Mind—this novel “blindfolds the reader and spins her around.”
By Becca Jameson. 2015
Lauren Schneider has been hiding from the Russians for six months. She’s stir crazy and finds it difficult to believe… anyone is still hunting her. After all, the leader of the mob, Anton Yenin, who had her kidnapped in the first place, is behind bars. Why would he continue to pine over her? And then there’s Dmitry. That man is smoking hot…with his shaved head, tattooed arms, and bulging muscles. If he doesn’t make a move for her soon, she will self-combust. Dmitry Volikov is a member of Anton Yenin’s stable of fighters. However, he secretly rescued Lauren from the Russians and has done everything in his power to keep her sequestered and therefore safe. His motives aren’t purely altruistic. He’s been in love with the gorgeous Lauren for over half a year. He and his partner, Mikhail, work hard at construction sites during the day, still managing to work out and fight for the underground MMA circuit on Friday nights. They’re supporting not only Lauren, but Mikhail’s sister, Alena. Lauren is done hiding. When she sneaks out and gets a job at a local bar, Dmitry becomes frantic worrying about her safety—and by default, his. If anyone finds her, she’s dead. If anyone finds her with him, they’re both dead. But Lauren is hard-headed. There’s no stopping her. Even their bourgeoning steamy relationship isn’t enough to keep her from defying logic. In the bedroom, she enjoys Dmitry’s dominant ways, but when it comes to the rest of her life, she’s hell on wheels. Time is running out. Yenin won’t be in jail much longer. When he’s released, there’s little doubt he’ll round up his fighters. Paranoia sets in for both Dmitry and Lauren. Anyone could be following them. Or maybe they’re being ridiculously cautious. In any case, Dmitry is facing the fight of his life. He can’t leave Lauren at home, and she’s a moving target in the crowded underground venue. He has no choice but to rely on his close friends to keep her safe during the fight. When all hell breaks loose, will it destroy their world?
By Katie Ruggle. 2016
In the remote Rocky Mountains lives depend on the Search Rescue brotherhood But in a place… this far off the map trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder George Holloway has spent his life alone exploring the treacherous beauty of the Colorado Rockies He s the best survival expert Search and Rescue has which makes him the obvious choice to lead Ellie Price through deadly terrain to find her missing father There s just one problem-Ellie s everything George isn t She s a city girl charming gregarious delicate small And when she looks up at him with those big dark eyes he swears he would tear the world apart to keep her safe With a killer on the loose he may have no choice Ellie s determined to find her father no matter the cost But as she and her gorgeous mountain of a guide fight their way through an unforgiving wilderness they find themselves in the crosshairs of a dangerous man in search of revenge And they are now his prey Search and Rescue On His Watch novella Hold Your BreathFan the FlamesGone too DeepIn Safe HandsWhat People are Saying Sexy and suspenseful I couldn t turn the pages fast enough -Julie Ann Walker New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Chills and thrills and a sexy slow-burning romance from a terrific new voice -D D Ayres author of the K-9 Rescue Series
By Becca Jameson. 2016
The Fight Club was born from a group of guys who work out together and spar together at the same… gym where they practice mixed martial arts When they aren t working their day jobs or fighting opponents these men spend their free time at the local BDSM club Extreme Follow each man and his journey to find the perfect submissive in The Fight Club
By Melody Carlson. 2016
EXPOSING THE TRUTHN Returning home for her father s funeral big-city reporter Megan McCallister is brutally attacked-confirming her suspicions… that her father s mysterious death was no accident But only her childhood friend Garret Larsson believes her theory The teenager she once knew has grown into a brave honorable man but can he keep her alive long enough to find the truth Garret needs Megan to leave town but he wants her to stay He knows about the secrets her newspaperman father uncovered and the dangerous expos he was writing And now Megan has vowed to finish her father s final article Someone s determined to kill the story-and Megan along with it-but he ll have to go through Garret first
By Melody Carlson. 2015
When her friend is murdered journalist Mallory Myers knows the killer is coming for her next The problem… is no one believes her-in fact she s considered a suspect P P Her news anchor ex-boyfriend has everyone fooled but Mallory knows what he s capable of With no one to trust she flees to her hometown where she finds refuge and help from an unexpected source Fire chief Logan McDaniel is the only one in town willing to believe Mallory As the murderer toys with her setting fires and terrorizing her Logan and Mallory become closer He vows to protect her and find a way to break the killer s airtight alibi if it s the last thing he does
By Emmy Curtis. 2018
From the author of the Alpha Ops series comes an action-packed, super sexy military romance. A legend among black ops… teams, Col. Duke Cameron can't wait to get back in action again--no matter how high the risk. Two of the world's best military pilots are missing after a midair collision, and he's made it his job to find out why.U.S. Air Force veteran Casey Jacobs loves working for a cutting-edge, high-tech company - until she suspects their newest design might have caused a horrible plane crash. But after a few "accidents," it's clear no one wants her asking too many questions. The only person she trusts to help her is Duke, the sexy secret crush from her flying days who still turns her on like no one ever has.But someone is watching their every move, making sure they don't uncover the truth. And when the danger turns physical, it's not just their love that's on the line. It's their lives."Dangerous secrets and undeniable chemistry are the hallmarks of Curtis's steamy third Elite Ops contemporary military romantic thriller." -Publishers Weekly "Very thrilling, with lots of action and lots of sex. Recommend for those who read Julie Walker." -Library Journal
By Jennifer Wolfe. 2018
Fame and obsession collide in this darkly twisted novel from an incredible new voice in suspense I ve been watched… all my life I m used to being stared at Observed Followed SOMEONE IS WATCHINGWashed up teen star Liv Hendricks quit acting after her beloved younger sister inexplicably disappeared following a Hollywood party gone wrong Liv barely escaped with her life and her sister was never heard from again But all this time someone s been waiting patiently to finish what was started FOUR MISSING GIRLSNow fifteen years later broke and desperate Liv is forced to return to the spotlight She crowdfunds a webseries in which she ll pose as a real-life private detective--a nod to the show she starred on as a teen When a mysterious donor challenges her to investigate a series of disappearances outside a town made famous by the horror movies filmed there Liv has no choice but to accept FOLLOW THE WHITE WOLFLiv is given a cryptic first clue Follow the white wolf And now a darker game is about to begin Through social media someone is leaving breadcrumbs to follow As Liv makes increasingly disturbing discoveries her show explodes in popularity A rapt internet audience is eager to watch it all--perhaps even at the cost of Liv s own life Filled with provocative twists and turns as the line between plot and reality blurs in this inventive tour-de-force from breakout writer Jennifer Wolfe INCREDIBLE ACCLAIM FOR WATCH THE GIRLS Sibling rivalry and Hollywood obsessions collide Fast-paced and fraught with suspense Watch the Girls unravels like a perfect summer-night movie --- BookPage A devastating novel that evokes Ingmar Bergman and David Lynch This disturbing surrealistic thriller will keep readers spellbound --- Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW A campy debut thriller with a twisty and twisted ending --- Kirkus Reviews Debut author Wolfe has created a compelling sympathetic character in Liv a scared lonely woman who acts jaded and tough but grieves over a missing sister of her own The author takes readers on a psychologically dark ride through a twisted underworld of fame and desperation a journey that will keep readers guessing until the shocking ending --- Booklist
By Lexi Blake. 2018
A sexy and suspenseful new contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake where love and law entwine… for a conviction of the heart.To high-end defense attorney Henry Garrison, Win Hughes is a woman he met during one of the most trying times of his life. She's soft and warm, and he finds solace in their brief relationship. But Win has a secret. She's actually Taylor Winston-Hughes--born to one of the wealthiest families in the country, orphaned as a child by a tragic accident. Win moves in the wealthiest circles, but her lavish lifestyle hides her pain. When her best friend is murdered in the midst of a glittering New York gala, Win's charged with the crime, and the only person in the world she wants to see is Henry. Henry is shocked at the true identity of his lover, but he can't reject the case. This trial could take his new firm into the stratosphere. Still, he's not getting burned by Win again. And yet every turn brings them closer together. As the case takes a wild turn and Win's entire life is upended, she must look to the people she's closest to in order to find a killer. And Henry must decide between making his case and saving the woman he loves...
By J. S. Cook. 2016
2nd EditionWhen Feldwebel Horst Stussel is murdered in Jake Plenty s Moroccan brothel local police chief Nicolas Renard suspects… Jake s involvement in the crime Renard has loved Jake since their service in the Legion Etrang re during the Great War but in this era of concentration camps gas chambers and the infamous pink triangle his love for the American dare not speak its name When sadistic Nazi officer Major Danzig a fanatic who excels at the arts of torture and interrogation comes to Maarif it isn t because of the Feldwebel He is in search of Christophe Picard Resistance leader and Jake s former lover Danzig will stop at nothing to uncover Picard s whereabouts to find him and destroy him and in so doing strike a fatal blow against everything Picard stands for With an Allied invasion of North Africa mere days away Jake and Renard must combine their wits cunning and courage to help Picard escape to America and freedom In the midst of war and struggle the two men are drawn into the fight of the century--and each other s arms First Edition published by ManLove Romance Press 2009
By Lisa Marie Rice. 2007
I don t want to be alone tonight Caroline Lake can hardly believe she would ever say these… words to someone she d never met before When a tall dark stranger arrives wanting to rent a room in her beautiful empty shell of a mansion she hesitates Though she is in dire financial straits the man looks dangerous--dangerously sexy She s overwhelmed by the desire he sparks in her--hotter than anything she s ever felt before making her ache to experience his sensuous touch But who is this armed and mysterious man with danger following in his wake He s not who she thinks he is Jack Prescott has wanted Caroline forever He has spent the past twelve years dreaming of her desiring her while fighting in some of the worst hellholes on earth Now he s back with twenty million dollars in blood diamonds and a relentless enemy stalking him But this time Jack s determined that nothing will stop him from finally making Caroline his
Kings of Brighton Beach Bundle Complete Part 1 Gangsters with GunsThis bundles contains Episodes 1 … 2 and 3 At fourteen Vlad escaped his violent father and the criminal soup of Brighton Beach Now twenty years later in pursuit of his own brand of justice he will reclaim his father s place in the Russian mafia if he can survive Vlad plans to ingratiate himself with his father s former partner Artur learn the business and commit a hostile takeover But Vlad isn t the only one interested in claiming Artur s slice of Little Odessa Vlad s rivals have no code of honor and Artur s daughter Inna is discovered in her brother s own nightclub raped and drugged with a gun in her hand and a dead mobster sprawled on top of her The dead man s comrades want retribution blood for blood but Vlad is convinced Artur s mafia princess is innocent and that the real killer has ambitions to start a war in Brighton Beach Confronted with a tangled web of intrigue Vlad races to solve the mystery and keep Inna safe amidst the crossfire of competing mafia factions As rumors surface about spies and federal agents lurking undercover Vlad fights a war on more than one front with hidden enemies masquerading as allies and international stakes reaching far beyond this little corner of Brooklyn What Readers are Saying about the Series I could not put it down The characters introduced chapter by chapter are an intriguing cast each with secrets and flaws There s illicit romance sons estranged from fathers husbands distanced from wives The best part is the way these various characters are inter-connected A must read The new kings of suspense are here to stay Drama suspense and even romantic twists are spicy ingredients of an engaging storytelling that reveals the lives of fascinating and complex individuals who live just around the corner Can t wait for the next installment Great read This book sucked me in from Page 1 The characters are well written and singularly unique What a fantastic start to a new series Each face to face meeting in the book only intensifies the suspense and makes the reader want more of the story Great read
By Cynthia Eden. 2013
He was assigned to protect her, not make her his own... Cale Lane had his orders: keep Cassidy Sherridan alive… at all costs. But who sent six armed men storming the Rio ballroom to take her out? The gorgeous party girl wasn't giving it up. Now he had a more urgent mission: uncover Cassidy's secrets...one by one. Cassidy didn't need the former Army Ranger to play hero and blow her cover. Using herself as bait was the first step in bringing a killer to justice. How could she do that with Cale shadowing her every move...and awakening feelings that tempted her to put her life-and heart-on the line? Previously published.
By J. D. Robb. 2018
<P>It was a stab in the dark.On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk… an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan’s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel’s best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel’s blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional. <P>Then, as Eve Dallas puzzles over a homicide that seems carefully planned and yet oddly personal, she receives a tip from an unexpected source: an author of police thrillers who recognizes the crime—from the pages of her own book. Dallas doesn’t think it’s coincidence, since a recent strangulation of a sex worker resembles a scene from her writing as well. Cops look for patterns of behavior: similar weapons, similar MOs. But this killer seems to find inspiration in someone else’s imagination, and if the theory holds, this may be only the second of a long-running series. <P>The good news is that Eve and her billionaire husband Roarke have an excuse to curl up in front of the fireplace with their cat, Galahad, reading mystery stories for research. The bad news is that time is running out before the next victim plays an unwitting role in a murderer’s deranged private drama—and only Eve can put a stop to a creative impulse gone horribly, destructively wrong. <P>From the author of Echoes in Death, this is the latest of the edgy, phenomenally popular police procedurals that Publishers Weekly calls “inventive, entertaining, and clever.” <P><b> A New York Times Bestseller</b>
By Billie Turner. 2018
Cursed to an immortal life Kai is bound by honour to protect the mortal world for eternity A… loner he avoids humans but that changes when he rescues a university student from a brutal attack Without sight and alone she seems virtually helpless and Kai is disgusted by his intense reaction Irresistibly drawn to her he is determined to resist the attraction yet compelled to protect her when he learns she has no family To shelter her from his enemies he whisks her to a secluded cabin in the mountains to recover from her injuries When university student Emma Carlisle wakes up from a brutal assault she is unable to see The sexy-voiced stranger taking care of her is determined to remain by her side and keep her safe regardless of her feelings on the matter Fiercely independent Emma struggles to maintain some control of her life while she indulges in the instant attraction they share and dares to tempt the reluctant immortal Unfortunately being with Kai puts her in even more danger as his enemies pursue him for a taste of his immortality If you like a sexy strong immortal like Karen Marie Moning s Immortal Highlander you ll fall in love with Billie Turner s immortal in Out of Darkness