Halli Sanders spent two years planning the trip of a lifetime to Italy. Her itinerary did not include being stranded by her siblings, kidnapped by a sexy American movie star, dodging bullets, or fleeing criminals in a car chase around Lake Como. And that's just in the first three hours.
"Lost in Italy"
Nine months ago, undercover detective Ispettore Evalina Gallo protected her heart the only way she knew how, never expecting to see her savior-turned-one-night-stand again. When he returns to Italia - now a person of interest in an investigation of a local organized crime family - her personal connection to the rugged American gets her assigned to the case.
When Tripp shows up at his father's he has no interest in his stepsister Reggie's too-late apology. Worse, they've inherited half shares of the family ranch - but only if they work together to catch Mason's Gold, the stallion a young Reggie let escape and made sure Tripp took the blame for. Tripp proposes a competition to the beautiful witch who stole his life: whoever catches the stallion first gets the ranch all to themselves. It sounds simple, but once they're out on the range, tempers and passions flare.
All reporter Sadie Barton wants is to be taken seriously and judged on her own merits, not her stepfather's money. She and her actress sister left Wisconsin to get out from under his controlling thumb and leave behind the malicious whispers that they're no better than their gold-digging mother. But California isn't all sun and fun, and paying the rent while trying to prove herself is harder than she ever imagined. about Sadie drew self-made millionaire Zach Robinson - and it wasn't just the amazing kiss they shared as impromptu actors in his company's commercial....
Forced to sell precious family heirlooms to pay for her mother's cancer medications, Loral Evans swallows her pride when handsome antique dealer Jake Coburn offers her one thousand dollars for a dragonfly brooch they both know is fake. She simply can't afford to walk away. On the brink of bankruptcy, Jake is taking a huge risk on Loral's costume jewelry. Then again, it's Christmas, and he hasn't been able to resist her since the first time she entered his shop.
"perfect for Christmas"