Eight years ago, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, three men lost everything. Now it's time to reclaim what is theirs.… "Bayou Payback", by Joanna Wayne: Detective Remy Comeaux never got over the loss of his beloved fiancée. But when he returns to New Orleans to expose ongoing corruption and meets Nicole Worthington, something about this beauty seems all too familiar. "Bayou Jeopardy", by Rita Herron: He lost his job and the love of his life when the storm hit, but Mack Rivet never gave up searching for answers....
Special Forces operative Travis Delancey is glad to be back from a difficult mission. But his long-awaited homecoming turns into a nightmare when he hears that his college sweetheart Kate Chalmet gave birth to his son while he was away...and the child has been kidnapped. His skills are instrumental in rescuing the boy, but his reunion with Kate is a distraction.
New Orleans detective Ethan Delancey has a mission to solve a senator's murder. Putting Laney Montgomery - the sole witness, who now has a cold-blooded killer on her heels - under his protection? Pure instinct. Every hour pushes her deeper into danger. The only way to ensure her safety - and capture a criminal - is to keep her close. Neither expects the flare of desire that pushes them over the line between professional and personal.
Marcie Powers saw her son everywhere. For two years, no stroller or baby seat passed without his face. She saw him so much, not even her estranged husband, Joseph, believed her. So he wasn't surprised when she claimed to have found their son once again. Yet this time, she wasn't hysterical. There was something…different. And although she couldn't have known it, news of Joe's own secret parentage was about to hit Louisiana headlines - and it would put his son at risk for a big payday.
As prosecutor Harte Delancey's star witness against her grandfather's murderer, she's become a prime target—and a courtroom pawn. Protective custody seems to be the only solution, but she's not expecting Harte Delancey to be her personal bodyguard.