Lauren Michaels is a homicide detective on the run. Thanks to Mary Higgins, a family friend with connections with the Russian mob, she finds a way to save her as she lies helpless in a hospital bed recovering from gunshot wounds. Lauren lands in the town of Pearl, and smack in the middle of paradise. But she can't let her guard down despite the appealing aspects of this town and all it has to offer. Including Galvin, Gus, Harper, Orin, and Mace.
Millie Donovan is thinking of coming back to Pearl for a visit as her newest relationship destructs and her past comes back to haunt her, or rather kill her. Frank, the man who nearly killed her two years ago, is released from prison on good behavior after seducing his therapist. He wants his Millie, and he will stop at nothing, not even murdering innocent people, to get to her. Millie is no damsel in distress. She's determined to not let Frank or her past mistakes destroy her new dream of starting over in Pearl.
"Another great book!"
Lucia Monte is on the run from an old-fashioned arranged marriage and a sexual assault. She winds up in a town called Pearl, where compassion and honesty are a way of life, and protecting all women and children are priority. It's the holiday season, and she's never experienced anything so magical. Gabrielle, Lucifer, Salvatore, and Maxwell are brothers living in their parent's old house they renovated. They're just trying to survive when they each meet a new, young woman in town.
"Take care of your father Anna, it's all I ask," was her mother's dying wish. Anna tried her hardest, working double shifts and getting little rest, plus her dad is an abusive alcoholic. One night Anna is accosted in her home. Her father really did it this time, and two loan sharks are intent on collecting a debt. They threaten Anna's life, and want to prostitute her out to make back the money her father owes. Her father shows up drunk, and Anna realizes she has to save herself.
"Better than the print version."
Mercedes has struggled all her life just to survive. Finding Chance and landing a professional job is a life-saver. Letting down her guard to make friends and set roots isn't so easy. She meets three other women who are starting over too and it all seems a little easier. Chance is a special town where they take care of their own. Mercedes isn't used to that and she's going to fight it every step of the way.
Gia Marie Giselli's boyfriend wanted to share her with his business partner, and she refused. She leaves New York the moment she gets a chance and heads to Houston, Texas. With the help of her cousin, Teddy, who's a detective there, she finds a new home and tries to put her past behind her.
"Good story but narration could have been better"
Being caught in a fire set by her own boyfriend has changed Marlena. She doesn't trust easily. She's fearful, to say the least, when it comes to men. Her focus is on this new start, making three good friends with women who have shared similar experiences, and finding hope in a town called Chance. But she's gained the attention of one local deputy and his two brothers who own the bar and dance hall in town. They're making their desires known, but she's not too keen on exploring the attraction.
Adel's past keeps her from opening up her heart. Her ex-fiancé cheated on her, was abusive, and only after a business deal with her dad. Her father sold her out, and now she believes if her dad couldn't even love her, how could any man. Learning to forgive so she can trust again seems like the only cure in letting down her guard and learning to accept the love of three men.
India Brooks is living the life in Chicago. She's a successful businesswoman. Her best friend, Aspen, is being hunted by the Russian mafia. To send a message that they mean business, they come after India, abduct her, assault her, then leave her for dead. To save India, her brother Silas and Aspen's men send India to the town of Pearl and the safe protection of five guns for hire.
Working as a courier delivering mail and packages to corporate businesses in Houston, she becomes hungry for a better life and to fulfill her dream of one day operating an art gallery. She takes a job as an escort for a legit businesswoman. The men she assists are intriguing. How cool is it to get paid for talking about art, a subject she loves so deeply? She meets Jax and Jameson Spaulding, two very wealthy retired soldiers who have invented things and also provide protection for important clients.
"What I think"
Sage Jones is an adrenaline junky. The rush keeps her heart hollow and allows her that slight sensation of feeling an emotion. She has blocked off everyone, yet pretends to be just one of the girls. That's until four sexy, hot men penetrate her heart, make her feel things that scare her, arouse her, and show her that not all men cause pain.
Stacy's on the run and has a past that makes her wary of men. She heads to the town of Pearl as she copes with her fears from the attack. In this storybook town filled with kind people and not-so-typical relationships, the last thing she expects to find is her destiny in the arms of Max and Eric Cantrell. But the heat between the three is out of control, and once they get a taste, Max and Eric are set on keeping her. When trouble comes looking for their woman, they're ready to fight and willing to risk everything to protect her.
"Inconsistent main character"
Diane Mercury's love of lingerie and lust for one special agent and his two military brothers send her on a life-changing journey she never expected. She was bored, lacking in self-confidence, until fate stepped in and gave her a push. Add in getting de-virginized by three men she's fantasized about for nearly a year, and yep, she's feeling like she can accomplish anything.
"cute little story"
Lena's learned a lot living on the streets of Detroit. She's making progress when a gang leader attempts to claim her. She fights him off then runs for her life. Lena winds up in a place called Pearl, where caring people reside, and menage relationships surround her. The bighearted Dr. Jones convinces her to work for him. His son, Deputy Kenny Jones, thinks she's trouble, but sparks begin to fly immediately. She meets his brothers, Quinn and Blake Jones, and they are demanding and total alpha males, too.
Knocked down and discouraged, Alicia needs a new motivation. She finds it in Chance, along with love, triple style. They dare her to succeed, to make her dreams a reality because Monroe, Caldwell, and Max support her, believe in her, and love her. What could go wrong? Well for one, she's not exactly a confident person. Her heart's been broken, her money stolen out from under her, and her only family, her brother, is a culprit through it all. She's been manipulated to believe she can't succeed.
Two years have passed since Grace Thompson left her home and her family in Houston. One of her three brothers, Peter, convinces her to return home for her cousin Jamie's wedding. Reluctantly she gives in. Things seems wonderful, and everyone is happy to see her. A few days after her arrival, news spreads that a serial killer is on the loose, and government officials believe it is the same individual who killed Clara, Grace's sister, years ago.
"Ok story line but the narrator isn't that great"
Caught in the middle of a hostage situation, social worker Samantha Gray faces death to help a family in need. When she calls for help, the SWAT commander and his team of four gorgeous men come to her rescue. These five handsome faces, sexy bodies, and take-charge personalities send her body into sexual turmoil, but she has to resist. She fell in love once and caused her lover's death.
"Another great story by Ms. Dwyer."
Caroline wants a new start. Her sister took off for her own reasons a year ago and found this place called Chance. She's not too sure if she'll be safe there, but the town and its people have their charms. Plus they engage in some very special relationships that seem to provide a woman with constant protection and love. It's hard to resist the charms of such relationships, or avoid the rules of the town that keep women safe.