Audrey Lamour is a successful artist and devoted mother, forever indebted to the heroic fireman who pulled her from a deadly blaze 25 years ago on Christmas Day. She honored him by painting his portrait - never dreaming her picture would become a lifeline to love.... Conrad Pearson was driven to meet the woman whose emotional painting of his father seared his soul, even if it meant returning home to the Pacific Northwest, and painful memories he had sought to escape from.
Beverly Holland is romantically involved with an older businessman Eric Fox. He gives her everything she craves - except for sexual satisfaction. Frustrated, she picks up sexy stranger Dante at a hotel bar and engages in a steamy one night stand. She unaware of his intentions or the danger she is in from an unlikely source. Eric is a hired killer who murdered Dante's brother. What he hadn't counted on was falling for the gorgeous Beverly and wondering how that might impact his mission.
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Hairstylist Mackenzie Reese is feeling fabulous and free! Her teenage son has gone cross-country to live with her ex, so Mackenzie's got a new lease on life--no men, no kids, no problem! Then sexy disc jockey Ian Kelly moves in next door...and it's more than just the barbecue that heats up. Ian moved to Vermont for a job and his own type of freedom. But he hadn't counted on a beautiful, sassy neighbor to stir his deep, delicious longings.
Weekend reporter Holly Kendall isn't looking for a mile-high romance when she boards a first-class flight home to Houston. Busy with work commitments, the one thing she can't do is let anything, or anyone, sidetrack her. But Anderson Gunn, the sensual legal consultant sitting next to her on the plane, is one irresistible distraction. And once they land on solid ground, their attraction soars.
Courtney Hudson didn't date, didn't go barhopping, and definitely didn't do one-night stands. But when she decided to bust loose for one night, who would have guessed the beautiful young widow would end up in the bed of a sexy hunk from Alaska? Detective Lloyd Vance had moved to the lower 48 to escape a troubled past. And after a single, sizzling night of passion with Courtney, he knew he had made the right move.
After being left at the altar in Texas, Madison Wagner is determined to fly solo. The once-burned book reviewer's move to Oregon is difficult, especially when she becomes attracted to the one man she should avoid at all costs. She can't help being irresistibly drawn to rugged and handsome bestselling author Stuart Kendall. If only Stuart's sister hadn't married Madison's snake of an ex-fiance.
Ever since she was a little girl, Paula Devine has dreamed of a romantic Christmas Day proposal like the one her grandmother received back in the day. Instead, her list of disappointing exes gets longer each year. But just as she's ready to give up, Paula begins remodeling the home of an irresistibly sexy client - a man who inspires the kind of sinful thoughts that could land her on Santa's "naughty" list permanently.
Raquel Deneuve prides herself on her ability to make any bad-rap celebrity look good. But the Honolulu image consultant takes on the challenge of her career when she's hired by former NBA hotshot Keanu Bailey. The hard-partying playboy has a rep for never getting serious with any woman. That spells trouble for Raquel when she starts falling for her seductive client. To the world, Keanu is the ultimate bad boy. But he's determined to prove them wrong-especially when he meets Raquel.
In this young-adult coming-of-age novel, Karin Blanch is a 16-year-old sophomore at Elmwood High in Crescent Heights, California. She experiences the trials, tribulations, and peer and familial pressures of first love when she becomes involved with senior basketball star, Reese McKenzie.
Owner of a string of Northwest car dealerships and movie theaters, Trey Lancaster is living a life of leisure. But all is not well in Paradise Bay, Oregon. After cheating on his wife with the wife of a wealthy client, Trey is trying to get past this moment of weakness, knowing that he loves his wife and no one else. But Ivana Kendall-Lancaster, former international model, has not been as easy to forgive or forget. Having already dealt with the pain of a miscarriage and her husband's infidelity, she turns to alcohol, only adding to the couple's woes.
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It's the most irresistible gamble of all…Bianca Wagner knows that love's just a fleeting fantasy on Las Vegas's dazzling and seductive strip. But hot new casino owner Tanner Long is quickly changing the jaded reporter's mind. Yet the high-flying bachelor isn't a man who plays for keeps…until one passionate rendezvous in London leaves Bianca with an unexpected gift.
When retired FBI forensic psychologist Spencer Berry and his dog break up a scuffle between gang members, in the process of chasing one with a gun, they end up discovering the nude remains of a young woman partially submerged in a creek behind the home of police spokeswoman Deidre Lawrence. The deceased appears to be the victim of the Park Killer, a serial murderer terrorizing Sinclair Heights, Oregon over the past three years.
After adjusting to life after a divorce, Gene Malloy is finally ready to move on. And he just may have found the ideal woman to make him forget the past and focus on the future. From the moment Gene rescues Sloane Hepburn from a rogue wave on the beach, she makes his most passionate fantasies come true. With her sultry beauty and lively spirit, Sloane is turning the Maui Bed & Breakfast owner's world upside down-and he's loving every minute of it….
After tragically losing his wife and daughter in a car accident, writer-photographer Richard Lowrey loses his will to do what he does best and becomes a recluse at his house on the famed 17-Mile Drive on California's Monterey Peninsula. Single mother Janine Henderson, an editor at Richard's New York City publisher, is assigned the task of bringing him back into the fold, with two books left in his contract. The two begin to connect beyond their professional association and personal misfortunes as they seek to find true love again.
Award-winning photographer Danica Austin seemingly has it all in Chicago with a successful career, beauty that is the envy of other women, and a close-knit group of friends. But with her love life going nowhere fast, when her old college roommate Ashlyn Hirokawa suggests they swap houses for a month, Danica jumps at the chance. The fact that she would be spending four glorious weeks on the Big Island of Hawaii was incentive enough for Danica.
Connie Sheridan is the owner of the Sea Bluffs Lodge in Sea Bluffs, Oregon. Beautiful, 30, strong-willed, and single, Connie attends a celebrity auction to promote literacy. She inadvertently wins the bid to have dinner with the handsome romantic-suspense writer Mitch Templeton. He is part of the dynamic best seller writing duo known as Alexis Mitchell. Alexis is Mitch's ex-wife. Sparks fly instantly between Connie and Mitch. But having been hurt by men in the past, Connie remains wary of love and romance.
After finding her true love in the senior basketball star Reese McKenzie, 16-year-old Karin Blanch attends summer school for some extra credits at Elmwood High in Crescent Heights, California. As in the first book of the series, she experiences the ups and downs of first love. While Reese prepares to go to college in LA, Karin continues her strong friendship with next-door neighbor Lesley Rochester, makes new friends, and has to deal with summer heartbreak.
Lex Haskell, 16, moves to Lake Charmanie, California, with his mother and stepdad, while still trying to come to terms with his parents' divorce. On his first day at Charmanie Hills High School, Lex is stunned to see Taylor Clawson, his grade school girlfriend, whom he has not seen in six years. She is gorgeous. He is disappointed when she appears not to recognize him by name or appearance.