Starting a new life in Shasta Falls, California, as a teacher, Maggie Gleason finds herself drawn to her enigmatic neighbor, Alex Coburn, a notorious bounty hunter, and as these two lonely people begin a tentative friendship, love and passion unexpectedly blossoms between them. Original.
He's the man of her X-rated dreams... Schoolteacher Christy Baker has just had a naughty dream. A hot, intense and fantastically sexy dream. The next morning, however, Christy learns that the delish stranger in her hot little nighttime romp isn't some random guy--he's her neighbor! Lt. Jason White has been enjoying naughty dreams, too. In fact, they're the exact same ones. Somehow, he and Christy are having mind-bendingly hot sex while they sleep! But dreams are mirrors into the soul--and Jason fears the mysterious bond he shares with a woman he hardly knows...no matter what the chemistry. The only solution? To break the connection for good...by turning those haunting dreams into mind-blowing reality!
Their world was sex, love, and lies. He intoxicated her. Commanded. Consumed. With a dirty mind and a mouth to match, Clay Nichols is everything Julia never knew she wanted and exactly what she cannot have. He walked into her life one night and unlocked pleasure in her that she never knew was possible. Possessing her body, captivating her every thought. Which makes him way too dangerous for Julia to risk her heart, given that she has a price tag on her head. She ran after one mind-blowing week with him, but now he's back, and determined to make her his own. No matter the cost. She was a sexy drug to him. Fiery, unforgettable, and never enough, Julia is an enigma, and Clay isn't willing to let her go without a fight. But she's got dark secrets of her own that threaten to destroy any chance of happiness. She's a wanted woman - the stakes are high, her every move is watched, and yet the lure between them can't be denied. Can two people burned by love trust again when desire and passion are met by danger at every turn?
Talk about chemistry! Subjects: Mia Maldonado, Nate Cafferty Experiment: To study the effects of sleeping with a stranger Observations: Vital signs of both subjects are off the charts— and they aren't doing any sleeping! When Mia agrees to take her friend's place in a sleep study, she never dreams she'll be sharing a bed with Nate Cafferty— a very fine specimen, if she does say so herself. Still, her life is too complicated right now to start messing around with a guy so hot he could make her forget her own name. And that would be a fatal mistake…. Private investigator Nate hopes that posing as a research subject will allow him to get close to this mysterious woman who isn't who she claims to be. But he can't seem to focus on anything but the seductress he's sleeping with! How can he uncover all her secrets…when all he wants to do is play under the covers with her instead?
While the fighter aces in their Hurricanes and Spitfires have had their World War II exploits well celebrated, most of us know much less about the contribution made by New Zealanders who fought with Bomber Command.
Grimly sinister. Written with blood-curdling aplomb. - Sunday Telegraph Leo Defford doesn't believe in ghosts. But, as the head of an independent production company, he does believe in high-impact TV. Defford hires journalist Grayle Underhill to research the history of Knap Hall, a one-time Tudor farmhouse that became the ultimate luxury guest house... until tragedy put it back on the market. Its recent history isn't conducive to a quick sale, but Defford isn't interested in keeping Knap Hall for longer than it takes to make a reality TV show that will run night after night... A house isolated by its rural situation and its dark reputation. Seven people, nationally known, but strangers to one another, locked inside. But this time, Big Brother may not be in control. A PHIL RICKMAN STANDALONE NOVEL
The son of a con man, Sean O'Brien learned the hard way that living by your own rules comes with a price. After a brief time behind bars, Sean is now ready to live an honest life—and pay for his past mistakes. But even his gorgeous face and seductive charms can't make up for his record...until a member of the Reliance Group sees Sean's potential for good, and gives him a job at the Onyx Casino. Zoe Russo has met all types of men on the Vegas strip. But when Sean pays a visit to her casino boutique, she knows she's in luck. They share an immediate, irresistible attraction and, for the first time in her life, she's found a man she thinks she can trust. But when Zoe stumbles onto the truth about Sean, she can't help but question his feelings for her. Is he for real—or has she been a fool for love? Until now, nothing has prepared her for the thrill—and risk—of gambling on love ...
Vividly depicting the colorful lives of the clowns, acrobats, and performing animals that make up the Big Apple Circus, this observation of classical circus traditions discusses the mutual coexistence that can occur between people and animals.
Centuries ago, this magnificent chalice sealed my fate as a vampire, and now I am its protector. Many have hunted me for it, but only Vivian has accomplished the task. Strong, lovely, haunted . . . I am more attracted to her than I should be, yet her loyalty lies with a man determined to bring about my destruction. But I am not so easily locked in a cage, and now the captive has become the captor. Though her stormy eyes tempt me, there is too much at stake—not merely my life, but the lives of my vampire Brotherhood. And I am not above using Vivian to achieve my goals, even if it means denying my own heart. The battle to end all battles is just beginning, and I must fight . . . if I could only let my desire be damned.”