Rachel Lamb is on the run from the law. She is exhausted, hungry, and down to her last few hundred dollars after meandering for nearly six months from Miami to Slick Rock, Colorado. She applies for the position of secretary at the sheriff's department and sends up an alert when she asks to be paid cash in hand.
"A modern "Damsel in Destress" story"
Kylie Mailing heads to Slick Rock, Colorado, for her best friend Eva Woodridge's wedding. There she meets Eva's fiance's cousins, Xavier, Lachlan, and William Badon, and the sparks fly. But Kylie has a secret and she is scared to get into a relationship and keeps the three Badon cousins at arm's length for as long as possible. When the three retired, professionally trained bodyguards find out her life is in danger, they vow to protect her.
Felicity Wagner drives to the Double Eagle Ranch ten minutes outside of Slick Rock, Colorado, to apply for the job of ranch hand. The moment she sets eyes on ranch owners Tom and Billy Eagle, her body awakens for the first time. Felicity is saved from an attack by one of the ranch hands, and when the sheriff, Luke Sun-Walker, is called in, he takes one look at the bruised and battered woman and knows she is the right woman for him. Luke and his lifetime friends Tom and Billy agree to woo Felicity together.
Tara Rustle has just spent her twenty-third birthday alone, just like her last six birthdays. She arrives home from work to find her home burning to the ground. This event is the crux of Tara's grief for the mother she lost six years previously and the loneliness she has endured, and she snaps. Tara wakes up in the arms of two sexy, masculine men, Clay and Johnny Morten, in the town of Slick Rock, Colorado, with no memory.
"Not a favorite"
Shelby Richmond has recently witnessed the murder of her family and, due to suffering PTSD, is on the run from herself. Cord and Brandt Alcott are drawn to Shelby, and when she suffers a flashback in the Slick Rock diner, they help her through it and keep prying eyes off of her. When she asks about a job, they offer her a position as a receptionist for their security company and also a room for rent in their house.
Evana Woodridge has had to deal with disparaging comments from ignorant people her whole life. Because she walks with a limp and wears a supportive brace on one leg, she feels like men never look at her twice - not until the Badon brothers come along. Quin, Gray, and Pierson, Slick Rock's sexy new mechanics, are determined to overcome Eva's self-doubt and show her the kind of love her new hometown has to offer.
Barrett Brown, Quinn Phillips, Mason Malone, and Grant Richard, friends for years, all left their ranches in Texas five years earlier in search of a change. They found that change, and the peace they craved, on the Jagged Rock. A plane crash in the mountains shatters that peace, but not nearly as much as the woman who's survived it. Finding her injured and half-frozen, they takes her back to the ranch, and within hours, know their lives will never be the same.
Kayli Cooke is in danger and on the run. She ends up in Slick Rock, Colorado, where she meets ex-cops Giles, Remy, and Brandon Alcott. The Alcott brothers know that Kayli is the woman they have been waiting their whole lives for and offer her a place to stay. Kayli accepts and tells the brothers about the danger following her. She brings out the protective instincts of the three men, who vow to keep her safe. But the danger comes to Slick Rock, and Kayli is abducted by the two men she could send to prison.
Debbie Newsome has sworn never to get involved with another man again - until she meets Britt and Daniel Delaney. The two men draw her like a bee to honey. She tries to keep them at arm's length, but she eventually ends up in their beds. Debbie isn't ready to face her feelings and runs. Britt and Daniel are out to convince Debbie she is the one and only woman they want in their beds and hearts, but they have a hard time keeping her by their sides. Plus they have a secret, and they aren't sure how Debbie is going to react.
Stacy Daniels left the ranch she loved so much years ago. Not being able to cope with her abusive father, she'd stayed away as much as possible. Infrequent visits to the ranch to visit those she loved caused her heartache, but she couldn't stay away.
"Good story bad narration..Worth the $5 though."
When Samantha Cross goes to her brother's employers to ask for help, she had no idea that it would change her life forever. To repay their debt, they both have to live and work at the Dakota Ranch for one year. Samantha has no option but to accept.
Her brother's employers, Shayne and Jackson Montgomery, are not what she expected. Jackson, the younger brother is too handsome and charming to resist, especially when he sets his sights on her.
"This is Ridiculous 2"
Now in an uncertain relationship with her boss, Adrianna fears at the future she never had in mind for herself. Her friends see the positive change, and so does her mother, but Adrianna isn't sure she's ready to settle down and trust a man again, despite how excited John is to start a life with her. But his loyalty is tested when a work crisis causes him to turn on her and Adrianna wonders if there is there any hope of a reconciliation, or is she going to spend her life as alone as she'd once convinced herself she should?
"Very Upset With This One"
Cashmere Woodall is infatuated with the Double M Ranch foreman, Harry. When she finds out he is gay and in a relationship, she is embarrassed. Bruce, Cain, and Danny Morten are overseeing the ranch while the owners are on vacation. The three men are so sexy and handsome, she can't keep her eyes off them. When Cash is assaulted on a night out, the three men decide to watch over and protect her. She is the woman they have been waiting for and begin to woo her.
Tori Springer is in limbo with no job and finally decides to close the lease on her apartment and look up her longtime friend Felicity Morten. Even though Tori knows about the polyamorous relationships in Slick Rock she isn't interested in a relationship with any man. That is until she meets Luther, Jeremiah, and Bryant Katz.
Broken hearted, Elizabeth Reed left Dakota Springs years ago. Now divorced, she's going home to raise her daughter. Her only chance of finding happiness is to get over her love for Hayden and Chandler Scott and get on with her life. The two ranchers have loved Lizzy forever and regret hurting her. Scared that she was lost forever, they've been miserable. Now she is coming home and they have a second chance at happiness. And they will let nothing stand in their way. Not even her.
Leah Harmer meets the men of her dreams when they walk through the door of the diner in Slick Rock, Colorado. The two O'Hara brothers, Connell and Seamus, are so hot, tall, and muscular that Leah is speechless when they ask her for a table. She is even more astonished when they rescue her from harassment and take her away to the safe seclusion of their ranch. Now, all they have to do is convince her to accept them both. Will they be able to convince Leah she is the woman of their dreams?
While struggling to keep her ranch, Dakota Wells turns away the two sexy, hard-as-nails cowboys who come looking for work. But they won't take no for an answer and convince her to hire them. Little does she know how hard and fast she'll fall for them.
Mary Elizabeth's life is spiraling out of control. The last thing she wants or needs is a man; she's got enough going on in her life. Hugh Mosely is a were-bear who's actively searching for a mate: a she-bear he can breed with and continue his nearly extinct species. Despite his nearly overwhelming, instant attraction to Mary Elizabeth, he has no interest in human females. But the true mate bond doesn't care about personal agendas.
Kiesha Morgan is a plus-sized, bi-racial business woman who lives life on her own terms. Her life is all about control - her control. Kiesha owns her own business, her own condo, and conducts her relationships the same way she runs her business - by her rules. Any man who doesn't like it is welcome to leave.
Their memories will have to be enough…. Ashley has grown content with her life. Her husband is in the United States Coast Guard but has been assigned a land unit. Which means more time with him and no chance of danger. Travis has gotten bad news. He's been put on special duty assignment that will mean months of deployment in various open waters. But deployments in the Coast Guard aren't the same as in other branches and he leaves assuring Ashley nothing will go wrong.