Having read this promising broadside, Modesty Brown flees from arrest in London for the safety of married bliss in the New World. At 26, she might not be young, nor handsome, and most certainly not honest. But educated, she is. Upon her arrival in Jamestown, the saucy wench is accused of witchcraft by a ruthless nobleman - and it's either burn at the stake or wed a savage.
"Feisty Virginia Historical Romance"
In the unforgiving Arizona Territory, wild and wanton Mattie McAlister desired only to be left alone so she could raise her half-breed son in peace.
"A good book and a great listen!"
Once upon a time, or so begin the fairy tales, there was a bluestocking spinster and a gin-sodden cowpoke. Sourly, suspiciously, the two sat eyeing one another across a smoke-hazed, liquor-stinking barroom. Each pondered the mad quirk of foolishness that had brought them to that seedy cantina on Calle de Noche Triste in Juarez, Mexico...
The beautiful and pampered Lady Jane Lennox was willing to abandon the wealth and luxury of her English aristocracy for peril and poverty...all to find the man whose eyes had entranced her, whose smile had enslaved her since childhood, Terence MacKenzie...even if this meant crossing an ocean to the primeval America colonies and indenturing herself to Ethan Gordon to work on his Virginia indigo plantation.
"Nice travel companion"
As a child, a young girl with coltish legs and dusky skin, I spent many anxious hours prowling the low desert and the craggy foothills of southeastern Arizona's Huachuca Mountains. Anxious not only because I was trespassing on the forbidden Cristo Rey land grant, but also because I was searching among the rocks and cactus-stubbled dunes for the Ghost Lady, hoping and praying I could get a glimpse of her while at the same time scared to death that I really would.
In the fierce and untamed Territory of New Mexico, the most fierce and most untamed made love and history.
Hopi Indians believe it is their duty to dance in order to keep the world in balance. But with the recent Chilean earthquake, our axis has shifted, and our world is now off balance. Maybe Janet Lomayestewa, U.S. Customs tracker, ICE, needs to learn to dance if she is to find a serial killer and restore balance to the Earth, her reservation, and her own off-kilter love life.
Almost against her will, Annie Tremayne rose to the top of her family's shipping empire in 1870's Sydney. It was as if her grandmother's stronghold manipulations, newspaper owner Ryan Sheridan's powerful magnetism, and cattleman Reggie Lewis's sensuous lovemaking were conspiring to keep her from her Dream Time outback station and reunion with her estranged twin brother. But like her mother before her, it was up to Annie to follow her own heart and find enduring love.
The Frenchman was everything Jeanette St. John detested. A mercenary, a man with no morals, a renegade. But Kitt was reckless and daring, cautious and calculating - and he was captain of one of the fastest ships on the ocean. And so she bargained with the devil - on his terms. In exchange for transporting her cotton and turning it into medical supplies and ammunition for her beloved Confederacy, she was to let him ravish her for every shipment he delivered.
"Civil War story set in Texas Rio Grand Valley."
Turning conventional wisdom on its head, Washington socialite Alessandra O'Quinn and her lover, Indian shaman Manuel Mondragon, defy time and space and politics and families to come together in the sweeping canvas of the 1920's New Mexico outpost of Taos. But can they defy Destiny to stay together? This tempo molto largo historical follows Alessandra O'Quinn, who has been exiled to Taos to either recover from tuberculosis or die. Manuel Mandragon, battles for her health and her love.
"Performance can kill a good book."
Rita-lou left behind in Silver City New Mexico the biggest scandal ever to quake the town. Now she was back with a vengeance, but not the wild hell-raiser of her youth. Searching for evidence that prehistoric man had once roamed the area, she collided with Jonah Jones, a part of her reckless past. He was out to claim gold - and claim her.
"Could use a tighter plot line."
Just this side of sober but celibate, out of work tracker for US Customs, Janet Lomayestewa must recover the sacred crystal chip that is the corner piece to the Fire Clan's famed Stone Tablet if she is to ever see her hospitalized daughter again, much less keep the world in balance. But can she trust the tall, sensual and irresistible Jack Ripley not to break every rule in danger and desire and break her heart with his passion and pain, as they begin a desperate high-wattage chase across the magic-carpet land...
An unanticipated rifle shot in a frontier reenactment thrusts Stacie Brannigan, mother of two, back 100 years to 1870s Texas and into the body of her great-grandmother, Anastasia Wysse--into a body half her age, 20 instead of 40. She finds herself surrendering that body to the noble half-breed Joseph Muldoon, who has rescued her from a Kickapoo Indian raid.
"For All Time"
Australia was the land of the Aborigines' Dream Time. For Nan Briscoll, exiled there as a convict, Australia was her nightmare. But she vowed to survive for one reason only - revenge against the man who had sealed her fate...even as her body continued to yearn for his touch. For Amaris Wilmot, Australia was her Dream Time. And an ex-convict named Sin was her nightmare - because she loved him and couldn't have him.
Inaccessible and untouchable, Cass Duval Garolini has risen from hometown girl to international model. Now she is back home in New Mexico and the sheriff - and something else. The Widow Woman. Cade Montoya is determined to have Cass, but the activist is harboring a secret that can destroy both the town and her heart.
Aristocrat Abbie Dennis has signed on as a reservation school teacher, searching for autonomy her soon to be ex will never allow her. She hasn't anticipated encountering a primitive place full of primitive passion or on dealing with the enigmatic and extraordinarily handsome silversmith, Cody Strawhand. And she certainly hadn't expected to be seduced by the Indian's way of life - and him.
"Story not bad"
The lovely and elegant Lady Philippa Fleming with her quiet courage, complexity of mind, and vast experience works undercover to assure the independence of the newly established Macedonia. Posing as her brother, the former British Secret Service agent Giles Hayes-David possesses a young god's face and an extraordinary male physique, honed by those sports that build the kind of long, ropy muscles that make a couturier purr.
He is the Lion of the Desert, an urbane, British-educated sheikh with unlimited wealth, unlimited women, and unlimited talents. Khalid Rajhi has risen above his primitive upbringing to become a man of the world, irresistible to women. Alxy Langford, ex-wife of an American diplomat stationed in Paris, has come to him with a proposition. Her daughter has been kidnapped, and Alyx needs a man who will be at one with the night, who can blend into the Paris social scene or the fierce life of the Bedouin warriors.
Madness! That time of Midsummer Midnight when all is revelry and debauchery in Macedonia. That unbelievable moment when Damon Demetrios kidnaps Helena Hamilton, a journalist whose byline draws as much interest as her subjects. He wants her to cover the Macedonian struggle for freedom. She wants him for all the wrong reasons: the worst being the freedom fighter, irrevocably wedded to his country, has the ability to make her forget the independent principles in which she believes.