Her father always warned her that the bayou was a mysterious and dangerous place. She never suspected that the greatest danger of her life was lurking in New York City. Before their bags are unpacked one of two Cajun girls in fresh from Louisiana is found savagely murdered in New York. All the clues point to a wild animal, a perplexing development for a third floor apartment. Lacking a suspect the police accompany the murdered girl's French speaking roommate back to her reclusive Southern Louisiana town in search of a lead.
"Amusing implausible mystery novella"
The bayou holds many secrets. One of them is what really happened to Lisette, a beautiful Creole teenager who died on the last day of school. Everybody in Fanchon's reclusive bayou parish knows Lisette died in a boating accident, but when the police take a closer look, they unearth the dead girl and find a surprise in her grave.
"A fine read for a dreary afternoon"
Adrian Blackstone built a million-dollar business with hard work and determination - and by remaining professional at all times. Denying his longtime attraction to his beautiful executive assistant hasn't been easy but it's necessary. She's indispensable, and he can't stand the thought of losing her if things didn't work out. For more than a year, Rachel Carter has been quietly dreaming of all the ways she'll never seduce her sexy, buttoned-up boss.
Mark is a reclusive dominant who confines his sexual interests strictly to the online world. On his routine afternoon ferry ride, he meets a woman who rouses the master in him, and the line snaps between the virtual and real worlds. She begs for him to take her over, and bring them both fulfillment and healing. He wants to refuse her but he finds himself agreeing to spend one day with her. It is a mistake, because the anger he holds inside is fully capable of destroying a soul as rare and beautiful as Nicole's. But no master, not even one as strong and disciplined as Mark, can resist the offer of a submissive who wants only one thing - to be his forever.
Photographer Teresa Kelley is on assignment to shoot old ghost towns and desert scenery. What she doesn't anticipate is that scenery, including the delicious Max Draper. The sizzling desert sun isn't the only thing heating up the abandoned mining town when the hot, muscled, and oh-so-sexy mechanic offers to give her a hand. Dusty floorboards and ghost tales aside, Teresa finds herself on the other end of the lens when she and Max are caught in flagrante delicto by an unexpected...assistant.
"Hot Hot Hot.. Not safe for driving to work"
With characteristic compassion and searing honesty, Megan Hart weaves a shattering small-town story about what can turn brother against brother, and the kinds of secrets that cannot remain untold. Janelle Decker has happy childhood memories of her grandma's house, and even lived there through high school. Now she's back with her twelve-year-old son to look after her ailing Nan, and hardly anything seems to have changed, not even the Tierney boys next door.
"Not your typical Megan Hart..."
Somewhere on the train is a key witness for a crime involving arson, murder and a high-profile businessman. And reporter Marni Clare will do whatever it takes to get the story - even if it means crashing in a sleeper car that she's not sure she's reserved. But when she wakes, she finds herself curled up with the man she's seeking...and he's hot enough to derail all her plans!
Like most college graduates, Natalie Harlow is swimming in debt. Her post-graduate job can barely afford her the chance to move out of her parents' apartment, or make any headway on her $700 a month student loan. So when her glamorous, dresses-like-she-isn't-hurting-for-money co-worker Quinn offers her the opportunity to make a lot of money for just one night of work - a "job" that is as secretive as it is lucrative - Natalie is hesitant, but curious.
They stole her from her family when she was just a little girl. They broke her down and rebuilt her as a weapon. A killer. They trained her to be unstoppable... They succeeded. They raised her to be obedient... They failed. She was a government experiment, a young child stolen from foster care and trained to become a weapon. A killer. Against all odds, Samantha Black found a way to escape that life. With a new name and a fresh face she set out to reclaim the family she once knew.
As any A-lister in Hollywood knows, the climb to the top is a treacherous one, and these stilettos better be made for stomping. When four friends form a pact to bust the male-dominated industry and make a blockbuster film, they are in for more than they bargained for.
All Haven Jameson ever wanted was to own a little piece of paradise. Now, she does, having established a successful luxury spa in St. Augustine, Florida. But when the property next door is sold to a mega developer and his pro-golf celebrity brother, who design trendy, bustling playgrounds for the rich and famous, she fears her dream could slip away.
"slightly removed and uninspired."
His teachers were never like this! As a single dad and a partner in the family construction company, Eddie Montesano's days are jammed. Then he discovers his son Max's teacher is none other than Harper Kavanagh. Gorgeous and smart, single mom Harper is even more captivating than she was in high school. Plus it's clear she's dedicated to helping Max with his learning issues. How can Eddie resist making time for her? Too bad there are clear rules limiting the relationship he and Harper have. But with their attraction out of control, Eddie is about to break those rules.
A truck driver (Buddy) and a waitress (Penny) both have enough trouble without everyone in Webster's Crossing thinking they are falling in love.
Melanie Smith has sacrificed everything in her attempt to make it to Broadway - everything including her love life, or any life at all for that matter. But when her best friends practically kidnap her for a six-day Bermuda cruise, she's reminded that there's more to life than auditions and waiting tables.