After being left at the altar, Jade Roberts seeks solace at her best friend's ranch on the Colorado western slope. Her humiliation still ripe, she doesn't expect to be attracted to her friend's reticent brother, but when the gorgeous cowboy kisses her, all bets are off. Talon Steel is broken. Having never fully healed from a horrific childhood trauma, he simply exists, taking from women what is offered and giving nothing in return...until Jade Roberts catapults into his life.
"Great Narration - Hated the Cliffhanger ending!!"
Jonah Steel is intelligent, rich, and hard-working. As the oldest of his siblings, he was charged by his father to protect them. He failed in the worst way. Dr. Melanie Carmichael has her own baggage. Although the renowned therapist was able to help Jonah's brother, she is struggling with feelings of inadequacy. When the oldest Steel walks into her office seeking solace, she can't turn her back.
Jade Roberts's love for Talon Steel is the real deal, and she's more determined than ever to help him come to grips with whatever is haunting him. To that end, she continues her investigation of the Steels...and unknowingly attracts some dangerous foes from their shrouded history. Talon loves Jade deeply and longs to possess her forever, so he faces his worst fears and exposes his rawest wounds in an attempt to heal.
"Still no resolution"
Jade Roberts is in love with Talon Steel but no longer welcome in his home. While she resolves to move on, she still longs for the passion she and Talon shared...and when her boss asks her to dig up information on the Steels, she's only too happy to comply. Talon and his brothers are hiding something, and Jade is determined find out what it is. The moment Talon saw Jade he wanted her, ached for her, craved her...and now his desire has become his obsession.
El Diablo strikes no fear in the heart of Dusty O'Donovan. The accomplished rider knows life holds much greater fears than a feisty stud bull. Diablo's owner, Zach McCray, is offering half a million dollars to anyone who can stay on him for a full eight seconds. That purse would go a long way helping rebuild Dusty and her brother's nearly bankrupt ranch.
"Wonder Love Story. Great Ending. I like Happy Ends"
Lady Lily Jameson is thrilled to attend a house party given by Daniel Farnsworth, the Duke of Lybrook, but not because he's the most eligible bachelor in the peerage. Her only interest is his famous art collection, which reputedly includes a painting by her favorite artist, Jan Vermeer. Daniel, duke only by virtue of the untimely deaths of his father and older brother, wants nothing to do with his new duties. He'd rather continue his rakish ways.
"Poor performance, worse story"
Catie Bay has worshiped much older Chad McCray since she was a child. When she fumbles a seduction attempt after her graduation from high school, she flees to Europe, hoping she can forget her unrequited love. Four years later, Catie returns, now a beautiful, worldly woman, and Chad, the quintessential bachelor, takes notice. He's still not looking for love, but he wouldn't turn down a romp in the sack with sexy Catie.
"Another Happy Ending"
Maria Gomez married her lover's brother to give the baby she carried the name and future she deserved. Now she is widowed, and her oldest child's father - the only man she ever loved - has returned. In prison for a crime he didn't commit, Jefferson Bay never forgot the beautiful woman who betrayed him with his own brother. When DNA evidence proved Jeff's innocence years later and he was released, he vowed to find Maria and seek his revenge.
Lady Sophie MacIntyre has the voice of an angel, but due to her timid nature, no one ever hears it. After losing a bet to her conniving sister, Sophie auditions for the new musicale at the Regal Theatre run by handsome actor Zachary Newland. Though distracted by Zach's elegant masculinity and her own nerves, she sings well and earns a role in the production.
Kissing handsome Harper Bay to avoid a confrontation with her past isn't on Amber Cross's "to do" list, but sometimes a situation calls for desperate measures. She doesn't expect the kiss to leave her breathless. Amber is the hottest thing walking but clearly not Harper's type. Nope, he's not looking for a platinum blond manicurist from the city. After her surprising kiss leaves him panting, he changes his mind and decides to get to know her.
"Another Cowboy Married"
Newly divorced from his greedy and deceptive first wife, Dallas McCray is convinced he wants a sweet country girl like his sister-in-law. So why is he lusting after the new veterinarian in town, striking New Jersey transplant Annie DeSimone? Also divorced, Annie yearns to leave her difficult past behind and start a new life in beautiful Colorado. Sparks fly between her and the handsome Dallas, and happiness finally seems within reach.
"Another wonderful Ending"
Lady Rose Jameson knows her place - respect authority and convention and marry a suitable member of the peerage. Lord Evan Xavier, the second son of the Earl of Brighton, possesses the necessary pedigree, but though Rose enjoys his company, the spark she craves is missing...the spark she feels with handsome commoner Cameron Price.
Learn to run a ranch? Angelina Bay would rather wear last season's clothes. But if she doesn't, her father says she can kiss her inheritance goodbye. Teach a spoiled heiress how to ride a horse? Not in this lifetime. Rafe Grayhawk is busy enough as a ranch hand, saving every extra penny to fund his chronically ill father's move to Arizona - until beautiful Angelina makes him an offer he can't refuse.
Sam O'Donovan is bored with his stale life in Montana. When his brother-in-law offers him a great job and a cut of the McCray Ranch in Colorado, he's ecstatic. This is the change he needs. As for beautiful Sydney Buchanan resurfacing? That's icing on the cake. Sydney's back for one reason and one reason only. She needs to win as many rodeo purses as she can to help her parents run their struggling ranch in Nevada. She doesn't bank on running into Sam O'Donovan.
"Successful Love Story"
Lady Alexandra MacIntyre has made up her mind. Having grown up in near poverty, she's marrying for money - a lot of money - and she'll do anything to achieve her goal...even get herself caught in a compromising situation by her overprotective and smugly conventional - although achingly handsome - new stepbrother, Lord Evan Xavier.