Houston has kept a devastating secret from Rory since the day he took her into his home. But the tragic circumstances that brought them together left wounds too deep to heal. Five years after the breakup, Houston and Rory are thrust together by forces beyond their control. And all the resentments and passion return with more intensity than ever.
The truth about Hallie has torn Houston and Rory apart for a second time. Houston is finally unburdened of the secret his sister confided in him, but now he must deal with the aftermath. He has vowed to set things right for Rory, and he's determined to get her back. But the destruction left in the wake of Hallie's letter is not the only obstacle he must face. Houston must find a way to win Rory back by showing her their story isn't over yet.
"Rory is annoying but Houston stole my heart!"
For five years, Abby has gone to sleep wondering about the family she never knew and waiting for her eighteenth birthday. But when her birthday finally comes, she hesitates. What if her birth parents want nothing to do with her?But just one month after her birthday, Abby and her adoptive parents have a disagreement that sends her searching for the birth parents she never knew.
"The best of the Shattered Heart Series"
He says he wants to protect me. And, through a series of events I can't fully make sense of, I find myself believing him. But our nightly visits are always cloaked in darkness. I don't know his face, and he will never know mine. I was born into this world unwanted. I will leave this world unmasked.
"Wow! Just Wow!!! I have never!!!!!"
With Liam's fate no longer in the balance, Rory and Houston are poised on the precipice of a life-altering decision. When Rory's father arrives in California to comfort Rory and make amends, Houston finds the decision becomes much easier to make. When Houston suggests they take a break Rory thinks he must be joking. But he's not. And his timing couldn't be worse.
After seven years of competing, Adam is at the top of his game in the surf world. But troubles at home have forced him to consider retiring earlier than expected. With the possibility of a final competition in his future, the pressure is on Adam to perform; to leave on a high note. Long hours practicing at the beach only causes more turmoil between him and Lindsay...until finally, the stress reaches a boiling point and someone gets burned.
At 28, Luke Maxwell is the hottest eligible bachelor in America and the billionaire CEO of Maxwell Computers. When Brina Kingston is hired by Luke's competitor as a corporate spy, Brina successfully works her way into a position in Luke's office and his bed. But she soon finds herself risking the most important assignment of her career and, possibly, the greatest love of her life.
"Enjoyable from start to finish."
I left my former life - and my mask - behind. Running from a past where I was born unloved. A past where I was betrayed by love. Running from a man and an organization with limitless power and stealth. Running for my life. I never expected to find love on the run. Not in a tiny seaside town in the middle of nowhere. Not without my mask.
"I'm on the edge of my seat!"
Claire Nixon is a college student with a past full of secrets and heartbreak. She was saved once by her first love, rock star Chris Knight. But when she encouraged Chris to leave town to pursue his dreams, both Claire and Chris didn't realize it would be the biggest mistake of their lives. After a devastating year apart and thousands of miles of distance between them, Claire met sexy surfer Adam Parker. With his awful jokes and profound patience, he helped Claire pick up the shattered pieces of her broken heart for the second time. But now Chris has returned...
Claire has finally found her forever home, and she and Chris soon find themselves falling in love. Then Chris' dreams of musical stardom and Claire's need for a stable home soon put their love in jeopardy. Chris struggles deeply with his plans for the future, entirely reluctant to leave Claire behind; until Claire does something that may break their love - and the only home she's comes to know - forever.
My entire life has been unmasked. Everything I thought to be true has been called into question. Whom do I trust? What do I believe? With two men promising to keep me safe and one promising to give me my life back, which path do I choose? Masked or unmasked?
A steady stream of meaningless sex is all Tristan has left when he discovers the grandmother who raised him is dying and his best friend is getting married. He is lost; and the dark secrets in his past keep coming back to remind him of this. Until Tristan has an idea that will change his life and fulfill his dying grandmother's wishes: Abandon his playboy ways and settle down.
Over the course of five years, Mikki and Crush cross paths on three separate occasions. Their first encounter changes Mikki's life forever, but their second meeting leaves them both buried beneath the emotional wreckage of a violent attack. Mikki is left with more questions and grief than she can handle, while Crush is forced to forget the girl who saved his life. Now 19 years old, Mikki Gladstone has decided she's tired of the mind-numbing meds.
"Wow, great story!"
Rebecca hasn't seen or heard from her mob boss father in four years, but she's about to receive a message from him that will throw her life into chaos. Rebecca thought she left the crime family, and the painful memories, behind when she went into law enforcement. She never expected to be abducted by a sexy stranger. But when this stranger makes Rebecca an offer too tempting to refuse, she finds herself dragged into one of the most ruthless vendettas of the century.
"The Epilogue Saved the Day"
After losing her job as a children's party entertainer, Larissa's roommate gets her a gig working for an escort service. Her first client is Senator Chase Underwood: hot, married, and the current presidential candidate. Larissa and Chase are about to find out if his penchant for sexual domination will destroy his prospects of world domination. When her affair with Chase erupts in scandal, Larissa also finds herself being used as a pawn in Chase's bid for the presidency.
"Cute but smexy!"
Claire Nixon is a college student with a past full of secrets and heartbreak. At seven years old, the death of her mother by drug overdose destroys her faith in humanity as she is tossed from one foster home to another. Feeling unwanted and disposable, she fights to keep herself safe in the system. Until she is saved by her first love, soon-to-be rock star Chris Knight.When Claire encourages Chris to leave town to pursue his dreams of musical stardom, both Claire and Chris don't realize this will be the biggest mistake of their lives.
In Relentless, college student Claire Nixon and surfer Adam Parker each had a painful past too heavy to carry alone. Claire tried to push Adam away, but Adam's relentless pursuit of her heart and her secrets made her walls come crumbling down. But now Claire's attending college a hundred miles away from Adam. With their new relationship already hanging by a thread, Adam is sent to Hawaii on business. And Claire's first love, rock star Chris Knight, is back in her life.
Laney Hill is screwed. On the bed. On the treadmill. On the hood of a BMW. And on her boss' desk. Then she's screwed again when she steps into the free clinic and finds out she has gonorrhea. That dirty prick gave her gonorrhea! She's totally going to break up with him - until he breaks up with her because he's married! A spur-of-the-moment date with her hot musician neighbor, Kade Masters, goes from smoking hot to red-hot disaster in two seconds flat.
"Waste of time"
After more than three centuries as a carrier spirit, Mara has finally found a willing host in 18-year-old Belinda. As a reward for Belinda's compliance, Mara sets out to help brokenhearted Belinda find love. With the promise of a new body, Mara dares to hope her plan may work - until Mara and Belinda both fall for sweet and charming Conor. But Mara's feelings for Conor aren't her only obstacle.