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King of Hearts

Secrets make old lovers into enemies... Nico "Gio" Giovanni has always been the black sheep, especially since he abandoned the family business—a lucrative casino on the Las Vegas strip—to become a cop. Now his dad is sick and his sister begs him to end their estrangement before it's too late. Chasing fugitives is what U.S. Marshal Madison Granger does best. She juggles single motherhood with her job, which sends her back to Sin City due to an unwanted relocation. Even worse, her current case lands her smack dab in the middle of the opulent Giovanni Casino—and ups her chances of running into her old flame.Gio has enough on his plate; he doesn't need the woman that got away messing in his family's affairs. His father has never been involved with organized crime, no matter the gossip. Maddie is petrified he'll discover her secret. Gio won't let his dad go down for something he didn't do. When they take the gamble, the cards are laid on the table and all bets are off.
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Weekend Collision

Taking it easy in Antioch can come in different forms…Mel and Jared test out their parenting skills caring for two little boys for the weekend. As a kindergarten teacher, she feels fully prepared, until her emotions over struggling to conceive get the better of her.Her heart aches for a baby, and she struggles to keep herself together. After all, she and her husband have plans for their charges.Antioch Police Detective, Jared just wants to make his wife smile and enjoy their time with his partner’s kids.Proving they can have fun gets a bit chaotic. An accident at the grocery stores reveals even responsible adults have some growing up to do.In the end, enjoying what they have together—and keeping the kids in one piece—are the ultimate goals.
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The Princess and the Laird

Prequel to the time travel, fantasy romance trilogy, Highland Secrets! He's a reluctant Laird... Alex MacLeod always knew he'd be leader of his clan, but duty was thrust upon him before he was ready. His father's devotion to his sick mother is something to admire—or so he keeps telling himself. He regards the man above all others and can't understand why he would forgo duty for love. He teeters on the edge of selfishness—the drive for something more.She's a runaway Fae princess... Headstrong Alana is used to disobeying her father, king of the Fae, especially when he commands her. When she sneaks through the Faery Stones into the Human Realm, she never expects to run into the human laird. Despite her cousin's warnings and her father's wrath, Alana finds herself increasingly drawn to a man she can never have. Together they share a forbidden union... Alex and Alana find freedom in each other that they've never experienced with anyone else. They're both running from something. Can...
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The Fae Ring

Book Two in the time travel, fantasy romance trilogy, Highland Secrets!She's always been a dutiful daughter...Janet MacLeod has spent the last ten years dedicated to her clan, acting as the Lady of the castle—at the cost of her own happiness.She aches every time she looks at her brothers, both happy with their wives, and wants nothing more than a love of her own.He's a broken soldier...Xander, a former Fae Warrior, sacrificed his wings and magic to live in the Human Realm and became a traitor to his people.When he finds Janet forlorn on the beach, Xander gives her a ring he's had since childhood, not realizing it'll reveal her as his fated mate.The ring's magic activates the Faery Stones, and Janet is sucked into the Fae Realm. Her life is in immediate danger, for the Fae sense—and seek to destroy—any human who dares step into their world.Xander is the only one who can retrieve her, but he too, wears a target.Can he...
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Rogue's Call

Book three in the epic fantasy romance series, The King's Riders! She's on the run, but doesn't know it...Raised in the security of the king's castle, Lady Elissa Durroc remembers nothing of the death of her family or how she survived it. As an elemental mage with control over all four elements, her powers are rare. And coveted by dark magic. None darker than the mage who killed her parents.When the king learns the mage knows Elissa is alive, he orders her to Greenwald under the guise of choosing a husband. Her protection falls to Sir Alasdair Kearney, a knight whose prowess on the battlefield is rivaled only by his appetite for women.Alasdair's not sure what to make of being a glorified nursemaid, despite Elissa's beauty and intriguing magic. The rogue has rules. Rules that don't involve being tempted by his noble charge.Elissa is drawn to the knight, even though he's not on her list of suitors. Can she guard her heart and her magic? And when the dark...
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Collision Control

A one night stand can't possibly mean forever… Detective Jared Manning met his match at a bar. After a night of passion, she sneaks out of his bed without so much as a note. Problem is, now he can’t find her. Kindergarten teacher Melody Nash doesn’t do one night stands. Embarrassment gets the best of her and she lies about her name. When they collide at her school, Mel resists his pull. She won’t risk her heart on the obvious playboy, even though she can’t stop thinking about the night in his arms. Stress engulfs both Jared’s personal and professional life. His brother is at the centre of the joint case he and his partner are working in cooperation with FBI. He puts his job on the line when he fails to share his blood relation—a complication he doesn’t need, considering the FBI agent on the case is convinced his brother killed her fiancé. Balance is the name of the game. Can Jared save his brother and convince Mel they’re meant to be together?
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Highland Valentine

A Highland Secrets Story!Jules MacDonald thought her happily-ever-after was secure with her barbarian laird. She journeyed through time, to seventeenth century Scotland in search of her sister, and fell in love with Hugh MacDonald. Her forever started over a year ago when she decided to stay. Now she's expecting her first child, and can't be happier. The problem is her husband doesn't share her joy.After losing his first wife and wee son in childbirth, every day his sweet Juliette's stomach grows is proof of her probable demise. Memories haunt Hugh and he closes himself off from her, rather than deal with the pain.Jules is devastated by losing the man she loves, when he's right beside her. She seeks refuge with her sister's clan, the MacLeods, in an effort to bear her child where they'll both be loved and wanted.Hugh must face his worst fears to win back his wife and child before she flees to the future. Or will he be too late?
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Fate's Call

A Novella from the world of the King's Riders! A runaway daughter, seeking escape from abusive hands. A journeyman tanner willing to risk safety to aid her. When Jarek steps into the alley to toss out the trash, he finds Erron and can't look away. Even when her father roughly jostles her out of sight, claiming she made a wrong turn. He should leave well enough alone, but those desperate eyes haunt him. And he's never been one to turn his back on someone in trouble, especially the most beautiful lass he's ever seen. Jarek just never imagined it'd be his life in jeopardy, and his heart that needs saving.
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Cole in Her Stocking

It’s Christmas in Antioch, Texas. Detective Cole Lucas and his wife, fellow detective Andi are taking it easy for the holiday—time off from the police department.
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The Tartan MP3 Player (Highland Secrets Book One)

Book One in the time travel, fantasy romance series, Highland Secrets! She never believed in magic… Claire McGowan, Scotophile and historical romance novel addict, finally saves up enough for her dream vacation to Scotland.She never imagines she’ll get sucked back to the seventeenth century while running on the beach—that’s what she gets for exercising when she should be relaxing. He knows with a harsh certainty magic exists... The Fae have taken his brother—Laird of his clan. Duncan MacLeod finds a bonnie naked and confused lass. He’s convinced Claire arrived in 1672 through the Faery Stones—a magical portal he’s been scouring the lands for over the past six months. At last, he has someone who’s been through the Faery Stones and can help him find them—and get his brother back.Duncan promises to help Claire get home, even though his desire to have her wars with his vow. Torn between familiarity of the present and what she wants in the past, can Claire help Duncan find his brother and get back to the future? Will she even want to?
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Cole in Her Stocking (A Crossing Forces Christmas)

It’s Christmas in Antioch, Texas. Detective Cole Lucas and his wife, fellow detective Andi are taking it easy for the holiday—time off from the police department.
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The Parchment Scroll

Book Three in the time travel, fantasy romance trilogy, Highland Secrets!Her sister is lost...in the past.Three weeks after her sister goes missing, Juliette McGowan encounters her on a beach in Scotland. Her sister gives her a scroll full of claims about time travel and disappears—literally.As a sister, Jules is determined to find her. As a cop, she can't go to the authorities. The piece of parchment declares magic exists; they'd think she's nuts.When a mysterious woman vows she can help her get to the seventeenth century, Jules goes along with it out of desperation.He's an infamous barbarian...Hugh MacDonald is intrigued when he finds a disoriented naked lass on the beach. She holds a scroll that was written by his rival's wife. Clan MacLeod will pay ransom for her safe return, so he takes her captive.She challenges his authority—and his desires. What started off as a plan to anger the MacLeods ends with Hugh wanting...
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Sword's Call

For generations, the Ryhans, ruling family of the Province of Greenwald, have been keepers of a sword rumored to possess enough magic to defeat kings. Lord Varthan, a former archduke and betrayer of the king, covets the sword and invades Greenwald.Lady Ceralda Ryhan, daughter of the murdered duke, gains the sword and flees, trusting only her white wolf, Trikser-magically bonded to her. Cera needs nothing more to aid in her fight.Jorrin Aldern, half elfin and half human, left his home in the mountains of Aramour to find his human father who disappeared twenty turns before, but finds Cera with Varthan and his shades on her tail instead. His dual heritage and empathic magic will tempt Cera in ways she never thought she'd desire. But can he convince her trust and love can pave the path to redemption-or will the epic battle end in tragedy, and evil conquer them all?
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Superior Collision

Sparks fly when a rigid FBI agent and a patrol sergeant collide on the path to catch a killer. Special Agent Taylor Carrigan takes 'control freak' to the extreme. Her need for structured rigidity rules her life—and her job at the FBI. She doesn't do emotion, so when her fiancé is murdered, she doesn't know how to deal with the internal fallout. Antioch Police Sergeant Shannon Crowley has been intrigued with the uptight FBI agent for months. When he looks at Taylor, he sees more than the mask she hides behind. She doesn't have time for the cop who won't quit chasing her—she's got chasing of her own to do. Taylor admits he calms her, but he's a distraction she can't afford. She's playing a dangerous game, riding the line between revenge and justice. Keeping Shannon close could give Taylor the balance she desperately needs, but it would put something more than her case in jeopardy—her heart. With so much on the line, is she...
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Chance Collision

Vowing to protect her had nothing to do with feelings. Detective Pete Crane catches a new shooting case and considers it business-as-usual. But when the lead witness is the Chief of Police’s fiery assistant, he never anticipated she’d challenge him—personally and professionally. Especially while under his protection. Little do they know, the shooting she and her grandmother witnessed was anything but random. Thrown together, their attraction sizzles, even though she’s squarely in the no-fly zone. She makes him break every rule in his little black book. Nikki Harper has been attracted to Pete since they met two years ago. Witnessing a brutal shooting throws her into a stigma that’s always been her greatest fear—a victim. She has no choice but to accept his protective custody and let him help save her and her beloved grandmother. Can Pete protect his witness and solve the case, while fighting the intense heat with Nikki?
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