A terrified woman erases her past to escape her abusive husband. Taking her children, she disappears from Texas only to reinvent herself as a teacher in a remote Alaskan village. She fights to survive the harsh environment, while ever mindful of the danger stalking her. A complication emerges in the form of her new boss who is unaware of her entanglement and pursues her with a passion. Hungry for a father figure, her young children immediately take to him, but she is haunted by the cruel man who battered her.
E.J. Kincaid has one thing on his mind. He wants to get the hell out of Dodge, or in this case, Langston, Texas. He sees nothing but miles and miles of Texas panhandle, even though his daddy does seem to own most of it. He wouldn't be here at all, except that his father committed a heinous crime, for which he is serving a life sentence in a maximum security prison. E.J. feels obligated to stay and try to hang onto the land and cattle empire his father built for him.
When one of Lindsey Cooper's book club pals shares a disturbing secret, it kick-starts a series of events that changes all of their lives forever.
"Women must stick together"
When her suspicions about her great-aunt's death prove to be true, she resolves to uncover the villain herself. Breck tries to convince her that the community needs her just as much as he does, but when she uncovers a decades-old crime, she puts her own life is in danger.
"Worse narration ever.."
When she shoots the wrong subject, Micki Vermillion, a free-spirited photographer runs to the arms of Oz Osmond, her ex-lover, an over protective alpha-male cop. She chose to carry on in her father's profession, rather than become the wife everyone expected her to be. Now, she has a second chance at happiness if she stays alive that long.
In an effort to evade the men who killed her boyfriend, former model Teri Slaughter flees New York City and takes refuge in a San Antonio convent, masquerading as her own sister. But when hot and hunky homicide detective Angel Garcia tries to protect her from the killers, he proves to be a threat to her heart. He takes her to the only "safe house" available: the one where he was raised. His parents and siblings take her in and teach her the real meaning of family and home.
Mel Hannigan is a slick, savvy New York City commercial photographer who knows what she's doing and where she's going...that is, until she heads upstate for a little drive time and ends up with her sports car in a ditch. That's where Helmut Engle finds her. He's a solid, down-to-earth farmer. In spite of their differences, Mel and Helmut give in to an irresistible magnetic attraction and share an exciting, intimate interlude. She returns to the city but can't get him out of her mind.
Sexy and charismatic designer Jon Donnell assumes that the reclusive artist "Max" Foster is male. Max plays along in hopes he will promote her painting career. She doesn't anticipate Jon's passionate pursuit, nor that she will become "Millie", the woman of his dreams. In desperation, she enlists her brother to step into the spotlight as "Max".