Two women. One terrible crime. Zero allies. After being raped by a superior officer, MA3 Kim Lockhoff wants to leave the whole thing in the past. A cop herself, she knows all too well that it's her word - and slutty reputation - against that of a respected Navy officer. MA2 Reese Marion, a tough cop hiding her own trauma behind a hard-as-nails exterior, has no patience for pretty little princesses who use their cleavage to win favor with the guys. But when Reese is partnered with Kim, she slowly realizes that reputations can lie.
Secret Service agent Kent Sinclair, head of POTUS security, thought himself prepared for every contingency. Until the First Lady - a woman who barely tolerates his presence - approaches him with a request that startles the hell out of him. Carlene Broderick is frightened. With the weight of the country and impending war on his shoulders, her husband, James, is buckling under the strain. The key to helping him cope is the name he calls out in his sleep - and it's not hers.
"Left me feeling defiled and depressed"
After far too much lackluster sex with her now-ex-boyfriend, Kristen Locke isn't just ready to try something new, she's ready to try everything. And as luck would have it, two of her good friends are more than willing to introduce her to the kinkier side of life: Experienced dominant Scott Moore wants to bring out the submissive in her. Neighbor and voyeur Matt Sommers quite literally sees the exhibitionist in her. Little by little, they open up a whole new world to her, and Kristen's about to learn that love can be found in the most unusual places....
Jocelyn Rhodes is a single mother with a demanding career and a long-neglected libido. Frustrated with the dating scene and way overdue for some satisfying sex, she takes a friend's advice and hires Sabian, a deliciously sexy escort. He's well worth the money, and the sheets haven't even cooled before she's ready to call him again.
There is no way people would go to the lengths they do to get sex if it was really this bad. That's what Marisa is thinking after yet another frustrating night. She doesn't want a relationship. She doesn't want love, at least not right now. What she does want is some of the hot sex that everyone else raves about... and she doesn't know where to start. Enter Darren Knight, Marisa's best friend and longtime crush. He helps Marisa gain the confidence to ask for and get what she wants.
The last thing Amber wants to think about is engagement rings or anything related to engagement rings, but they're kind of hard to avoid when she makes her living in a jewelry store. Between her job and her last relationship, she's getting more than a little bit jaded about romance. In fact, as her cynicism grows, she's ready to change everything in her life - and a man is the last thing she wants. When gorgeous bartender Jeremy wanders into her store, she's willing to reconsider what she wants right now, but he's off the menu - he's here for an engagement ring.
It's November 1932. Prohibition is in full swing, and the California coast is lined with offshore casino boats looking to take advantage of the less restrictive international waters. Among them is the Miss Fortune, and that's where Detective Paul Hansen's headed tonight. He needs to find Alice Durham because she's his only lead on the whereabouts of one Robbie Parker. Paul is hot on Robbie's trail because the man's a bootlegger and a moonshiner - and Paul's former lover.