Get out the mistletoe! Twelve days of Christmas ... twelve stories filled with the magic of holiday romance ... perfect reading for a snowy winter's day. Bundle includes Faith, Hope and Love, The Christmas Bride, Christmas Passions, A Seasonal Secret, Return of the Light, Star Light, Star Bright, Naughty or Nice?, Christmas Fantasy, A Christmas Marriage Ultimatum, A Prince for Christmas, The Millionaire's Christmas Wish and Merry Christmas, Baby
The man had come to Jane Fortune from out of nowhere. He couldn't explain who he was, but Jane's young son could. The little boy insisted Zach was his imaginary daddy come to life, the father he'd always wanted. And even Jane couldn't deny that he was oddly familiar--and the husband she'd always dreamed of. Yet the clock was ticking on the family they'd formed, because Jane had discovered exactly who Zach was. And only a twist of time could keep him home....
Briar needs just two things: blood and vengeance. The first sustains her immortal life; the second gives it meaning. First on her hit list is Gregor, the renegade vampire who schooled her in brutality, then betrayed and tortured her. To achieve her deadly ends, Briar joins the inscrutable Reaper and his misfit gang of vampires who are also hunting her old mentor. But once she's destroyed Gregor, she'll be gone. The group means nothing to her. Not even Crisa--damaged, defenseless, a liability in ... more info>>
THE BADDEST BRANDWhipcord lean and as wild as the Badlands he called home, Wes Brand knew what it meant to be an outsider. All his life he hadn't truly belonged. Not to the Comanche, whose proud blood flowed through his veins. Not to the Texas Brands, though they'd embraced him as one of their ownNow, for the first time, Wes found himself NEEDING someone. And though he'd sampled the passion beneath her no-nonsense veneer, headstrong Taylor McCoy resisted him at every turn. She wasn't a woman who... more info>>
Lilith awakens cold, naked and alone, knowing nothing--not even who she is--except that she has to run, run for her life...because someone is after her.When Ethan discovers the terrified woman hiding on his ranch, he knows immediately not only who she is, but what. He's never forgotten her, not in all the time since he escaped their joint prison, a clandestine CIA facility where humans are bred into vampires willing to kill on command. He refused to accept that fate, and since he won his freedom... more info>>
Endover, New Hampshire, looks innocent. But below its surface an ancient and powerful thirst boils fiercely. When two girls go missing, only one person can find them: private investigator Maxine Stuart.No other living mortal knows as much about the undead as "Mad Maxie." But the dark force controlling Endover will use that knowledge to strengthen his hold on the townand on her. Not even Lou Malone, the man Maxie most desires, can convince her to abandon her crusade against a madman... more info>>
He found her in an abandoned building, half-starved, her face chalk white yet strikingly beautiful. Those violet eyes drew him closer, even though Jameson Bryant knew what she was. Even though she warned him away. But it was too late. With one parting of her lips, the hungry creature of the night took him.... Nine months later, their tiny dark angel was born ... in twilight.
There's a reason three women are drawn to Burning Bright, a small candle shop tucked away in snowy Crescent Cove, VermontReturn of the Light by Maggie ShayneDori Stewart's six-figure Manhattan job has vanished, and her lover and friends have vanished with it. She's scraping by as a waitress and awaiting the day she can return to New York in triumph. Maybe a ritual on the winter solstice can renew her wavering faith. What she needs is just the right candle...and Jason Farrar, an old boyfriend, by... more info>>
Seventeen years ago, government agent Joshua Kendall was part of the raid on the cultlike Young Believers compound. His own bullet killed an innocent girl, and he has lived with the guilt ever since. But a new assignment will reveal that the most shattering incident of Josh's life was nothing more than a lie. Elizabeth Marcum was that girl. She survived the bullet from the botched raid and now lives under a new identity in rural Vermont, hiding from the cult leader who has managed to elude capt... more info>>
No sooner had Selene Brand cast her love spell than dark, handsome--and freshly stabbed--Cory Forrester fell at her feet. She felt as destined to save this stranger as she was to love him, even if it meant exposing her secret life as a witch. But the injured amnesiac didn't even know his own name, whether Selene was the cause of his injured state--or his salvation. Cory knew only that his attraction to Selene was as unworldly as her unusual pagan ritualsï¿½and that with killers now after *both* ... more info>>
MICHAEL "RIVER" CORBETT--Confined in the state mental hospital and heavily drugged since the death of his wife, River cannot remember what truly happened the night he was arrested for her murder. But now someone is trying to kill him, and he is forced to run for his life. A fugitive from the law and from someone who wants him dead, all he wants is the truth. CASSANDRA "JAX" JACKSON--The uncompromising police lieutenant knows she's putting her career on the line when she encounters this desperat... more info>>
Even by vampire standards, Reaper is a loner, and his current mission to destroy a gang of rogue bloodsuckers is definitely a one vamp job. Then fate takes a hand, and before he knows it, he's surrounded by a ragtag crew of misfit helpers the newbie, the princess, the shape-shifter and the human healer. Seth is new to immortality, but he's sharp and strong and he'll risk anything for the rogues' strange female captive, a secretive creature he doesn't understand but feels compelled to save. Vixen... more info>>
His name is Edge, and he is the last of a band of Immortals who have been hunted down and murdered by Frank Stiles--an enemy determined to unlock their deepest secrets. Vengeance has become Edge's obsession. To claim it, he must find the young woman whispered to be the Golden Child.
A legend among the undead, Amber Lily is the only half human, half vampire ever born, and is possessed of powers even she is unaware of. Amber alone understands the dangerous threat of Frank Stiles. Only she may h... more info>>
Her beauty is spellbinding. Her hunger is insatiable. Her power is immortal.... A creature of the night, Sarafina lives only for pleasure, but love is an emotion she has deemed forbidden. Experience has taught her that love leads only to betrayal and pain, and she wants no more of pain. She cares for no one, tolerating only the presence of those she can control utterly. With her powers, she is convinced she can break anyone. Willem Stone cannot be broken. He is a challenge Sarafina cannot resist... more info>>
Who or what are the Extraordinary Five? For fans of "Heroes" and "The X-Files," delve into the mysteries of Family Secrets with books 1-4. This first collection contains Enemy Mind by Maggie Shayne, Pyramid of Lies by Anne Marie Winston, The Player by Evelyn Vaughn and The Bluewater Affair by Cindy Gerard.
When Chicago cop Jimmy Corona returns to his Oklahoma hometown, he discovers that the once-shy Kara Brand has blossomed into a beautiful woman with heart and courage--a combination that makes her a perfect match for him and his young son.
Fearless fatherSECRET AGENT, SECRET SONSSecret agent Torch Palamaro had finally found her-the mysterious Alexandra Holt who'd disappeared six months ago with something he desperately wanted. The woman was his only chance for revenge against the man who'd taken his family away from him. But Alexandra swore she didn't know what Torch was talking about. For her sake, she'd better by lying.Alexandra knew she was only the key to what Torch wanted. So why did the darkly handsome loner have to open up ... more info>>
I'm not who they say I am.
But can she?
Reclusive novelist Aaron Westhaven, a man she's admired—and more—for years, has accepted Olivia Dupree's invitation to speak at a local fundraiser. But the day he's due to arrive, she gets a call summoning her to the bedside of a John Doe whose sole possession is her business card.
Can this undeniably compelling man—survivor of an execution-style gunshot wound—really be the novelist the lonely Olivia has grown to think of as a near so... more info>>
First you drink, then you DIEThe Nightcap Strangler, who terrorized the town of Shadow Falls sixteen years ago, has finally been executed. Case closed. Until Bryan Kendall's lover is murdered in the notorious killer's unique style and the rookie cop stands accused. Has someone committed the perfect copycat crime...or was the wrong man put to death?A continent away, Dawn Jones hears that her first love has been accused of murder and knows that only she can help him. But to do so, she'll have to f... more info>>
A long-ago act of kindness to a desperate woman changed Dr. Carrie Overton's life forever. Before disappearing, the grateful stranger had given Carrie her newborn son. When the woman is murdered, the secret becomes Carrie's alone. She has kept both it and her son, Sam, safe for sixteen years. But now a friend of Sam's has gone missing. The police believe he's a runaway--until he's found dead. Then another teen disappears, and talk turns to that long-ago murder. Newcomer Gabriel Cain is asking to... more info>>
Once Bitten, Twice Shy.... Before she joined Reaper in hunting Gregor's gang of rogue bloodsuckers, privileged princess Topaz was gunning for just one vamp: Jack Heart. The gorgeous con man had charmed his way into her bed, her heart and her bank account, taking her for half a million dollars and vanishing without a word. Now she and Jack--maddeningly attractive as ever--are supposedly on the same side. As Reaper's ragtag outfit scatters, Topaz sets out to solve a mystery that's plagued her all ... more info>>
DANCERS IN THE DARK by Charlaine Harris Dancer Layla Rue Le May's childhood prepared her to handle just about anything, including her aloof partner, Sean McClendon, a three-hundred-year-old vampire. But when she acquires a stalker, Layla Rue is surprised to find that Sean is the only one she can trust. HER BEST ENEMY by Maggie Shayne Kiley Brigham refuses to believe there's a ghost in her house, but when an unseen hand leaves a bloody message on her mirror, she's forced to turn to local psychic... more info>>
Far older than his legend, the immortal Vlad Dracul has wandered the earth for centuries in search of the reincarnation of his wife, Elisabeta. Now he believes he has found the woman possessed by his beloved's soul and is prepared to make her his for all eternity. Tempest "Stormy" Jones is that mortal. She has long sensed the other, someone inside her fighting to take control, a feeling that becomes even stronger when the dark prince is near. But as Stormy denies the passion that burns between t... more info>>
Toni del Rio specialized in turning real-life crime into bestselling fiction, and she was aware that danger came with the territory. This time, however, she was in over her head. While researching the New York underworld for her latest book, she'd witnessed a mob hit. Now a thug was pointing a gun at her in a shadowy alley, and she knew she was a goner.... Undercover FBI agent Nick Manelli wasn't about to kill anyone, but if he didn't hide the woman immediately, they would both be dead. So he b... more info>>
Dori Stewart's six-figure Manhattan job has vanished, and her lover and friends have vanished with it. She's scraping by as a waitress and awaiting the day she can return to New York in triumph. Maybe a ritual on the winter solstice can renew her wavering faith. What she needs is just the right candle ... and Jason Farrar, an old boyfriend, by her side.