Alley wakes up in a strange bed. She has no idea who she is or where she is. Pain shoots through her head like a bolt of lightning every time she moves. As she drifts off to sleep, images of a faraway land and a handsome man with sandy-blond hair and six-pack abs fill her head. He keeps saying, "Alley, come back to me." Who is he, and how does she know him?
Rochelle moves to the beach to get her life back on track after her mother dies in a car accident. Shortly after she arrives she meets tall, dark, and sexy Brandon. Night after night he shows up at her beach house and they have a great time together, but he never comes around during the day. Where does he go all day? He says that he is at work all day, but Rochelle decides to do a little digging around and unveils more than she wants to. What secret is Brandon keeping? "Brandon's Secret" is a short story.
Edward Teach, better known as the pirate Blackbeard, was killed November 22, 1718. Two months before, he purposely ran his ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, aground at what is now called Beaufort Inlet. He emptied the ship of all treasures into his other ship, The Tender, and fled to where nobody knows. Two months later, when he reappeared, he was killed in battle, and his body was tossed into the ocean.
Samantha wasn't expecting what she got for Christmas this year. Her doorbell rang and there sitting on her porch was a baby in a basket. This changes her life for the good. But then something happens. The baby's father comes for his child. How can Samantha convince him that she is the best thing for the child?
Jenna is six when her parents die in a tragic car crash, leaving her and her two sisters orphans. With no one to care for them, they move in with their grandmother in the town of Snow Hollow, where more than just a normal life awaits them. Jenna soon discovers that she is not like other girls, a fact she's felt since birth. When her grandmother finally reveals her secret, Jenna is blown away by not only the fact that she's a witch, but that she is THE witch - The Ultimate One who controls the powers of the coven.
Evan Sanders was destined to a life of fighting. He wasn't an ordinary man. He was a lycanthrope. Not only was he a werewolf but he was the pack's leader. His mission in life was to protect humankind from vampires. Everything was on track for their big gathering of the full moon. Battle plans were laid out for the upcoming war between the werewolves and the vampires. Nothing would get in the way. That's what he thought until she walked into his life. Cheyanne Willows was banging on his door one night needing help. She was on the run from vampires.
Jennifer Mahoney meets Jeffrey, the love of her life, the winter of her senior year in high school. Jeffrey, her best friend's cousin, is visiting for the holidays. He is in town for the winter break staying with his aunt and uncle. Jennifer spends every waking moment with him and falls in love fast. She thought it was a lasting love and that they would be together forever. However, timing is way off for Jennifer and Jeffrey. Life is getting in the way. He suddenly leaves without a word.
Emily really likes Austin, but she has decided to keep a deep dark secret from him. While in New York, she had a horrible experience. She was raped late one night. This was the worst night of her life, but she later found out that she was pregnant. Emily loved her child more than anything, and it didn't matter who the father was. She chose to keep and raise the child as a single mother. When she began to have feelings for Austin, she thought it was best not to tell him about the rape
Rachel Connors loved her life, and her job as a manager at a ski resort in Aspen Colorado, but after learning she was ill, she decided to take a long needed vacation to her parent's home. This was when she met Kyle Landers, who in her absence had moved into her parent's lives, and before he'd even met Rachel, Kyle had decided not to like her. Kyle had been alone in the world when Rachel's parents had taken him in; and he couldn't understand why their ungrateful daughter had chosen to distance herself from them.