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9780373864072_PRDTOUCH OF PARADISE
June 2015

Island Heat…

Ten years ago, Aaron Wethers saved Rebecca Cromwell from drowning on spring break. Enamored by her sexy savior, Rebecca fell short of getting the hard-edged executive interested in turning his role of practical hero into a romantic one. Now his Caribbean resort is hosting Rebecca’s fashion collection, and she has two weeks to show Aaron how much she’s grown up. Yet instead of enjoying revenge, she’s falling hard for the real but enigmatic man behind her long-ago infatuation.

Aaron hasn’t forgotten the vibrant young student who propositioned him that night. He’s left breathless by the self-assured, stunning beauty she’s become. Under a blue island sky, they discover a deep, searing connection. But when a series of dangerous events threaten to sabotage her show, can he be the hero she needs now?

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9780373863822_SMPHER TENDER TOUCH
December 2014

Satisfaction guaranteed…

The software empire Jason Ward built from scratch is his best revenge against the tragic past he wants to forget. But when a business rival seizes his company, he discovers he has to reinvent his ruthless reputation. Hiring Abby Baylor to give him a polished edge with investors is a brilliant business move. Until she unleashes a desire that has Jason aching to show the gorgeous etiquette coach a few maneuvers of his own.

Still reeling from a messy divorce, Abby’s steering clear of romance, especially with her fiery-tempered new client. But the seductive entrepreneur is tempting her to mix business and pleasure with a passion that soon melts her resolve. However, when secrets from Jason’s past threaten both their futures and their lives, is Abby ready to gamble everything on love–the biggest game-changer of all?

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ENGAGING BROOKE
May 2014

If Brooke Palmer doesn’t find a husband within thirty days, she will lose her family home forever, so she turns to the only man she trusts to save her….

Jameson Broward has only one true love: his vast and rugged ranch in Granger, Montana.
But he understands the importance of protecting his family’s legacies, so he agrees to a marriage of convenience to the woman he’s cared about for years.

As the stoic groom and his beautiful bride begin their businesslike union, they are confronted by the unexpected lure of their sensual and passionate chemistry. Is it possible for the sexy rancher and his pretend wife to turn their short-term arrangement into a lifetime
of love?

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SnowedIn200SNOWED IN WITH THE DOCTOR
December 2013

‘Tis the season…for love?

Dr. Lora Rice is done flying through life solo. 30 Days to Romance guarantees the Maryland researcher will finally snag the man of her dreams. He’s not Dr. Justin Silver, who is brilliant, full-of-himself and totally wrong for her. So why is her hunky fellow scientist awakening feelings that make Lora long to come in from the cold?

Justin is a man of science. When he finally  notices Lora, he no longer sees her as his work-obsessed colleague and competitor for a coveted fellowship, but as an incredibly desirable woman. And when a business trip strands them in a snowbound Minnesota cabin, he’s suddenly a man ruled by desire.
As passion heats up the long winter nights, Justin has to find a way to convince Lora that rivals in business can become the best partners in love…

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Perfect Match Cover frontPERFECT MATCH

July 2013

They’re perfect for each other…

Desperate to save her family home from foreclosure, Hannah Olaniyi takes on a seemingly unwinnable case…for a substantial fee. But her new client is testing the North Carolina attorney in ways she never imagined. As tempers ignite over conflicting strategies, Hannah fights a desire that’s taking her from the boardroom…and into the bedroom of the town’s most notorious playboy.

They just don’t know it yet.

Amal Harper needs a lawyer fast…someone willing to go up against a powerful family. But there’s a shocking secret in this hard-driving businessman’s past. Amal doesn’t want to lose Hannah, especially after she starts working her seductive magic. Is it too late to mend his bad-boy ways and claim his future with the woman who’s his total opposite—except when it comes to love?

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Nominated for RT Book Review’s Reviewer’s Choice Award!

The Dupree Sisters

ALL I WANT IS YOU
October 2011
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Come Away With Me…

Who is Monica Dupree?
They called her Venus. Beautiful, mysterious and elusive, the international icon was the envy of women and the secret desire of men. Until tragedy struck. Now she lives a quiet life far from the limelight. But her safe haven is threatened when a suave and seductive stranger sweeps into her life in a sensual fantasy come true.

Who is JD?
JD is also running away—from his privileged, powerful life. From the moment the billionaire businessman meets the gorgeous, guarded stranger, he knows he can never go back. They share a passion that transcends all boundaries. But their romantic idyll could be fleeting once JD uncovers Monica’s secret—a secret that could thrust her back into the spotlight and tear her from his loving arms forever…

SECRET PARADISE
March 2012

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Paradise just got a lot hotter

Nikki Dupree feels like the luckiest designer in the world. She’s just been commissioned to reinvent the magnificent island home of wealthy recluse Lucian Kontos. From the moment the private plane he sends for Nikki touches down, she’s enchanted by the breathtaking sunsets over the shimmering blue waters of the Mediterranean. But all bets are off when Nikki meets her insufferably arrogant alpha employer….

After his world was scarred by fire, Lucian thought his life was over. But Nikki could be his second chance. With her sensual beauty and passion for life, she’s slowly healing his heart. In her arms, the smoldering secrets of the past are consumed by the desire burning between them. Can Nikki see beyond the past of a wounded man who wants to spend the rest of his days loving her?

Ladies of the Pen Series

Words of Seduction
February 23, 2010
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From housewife to hot novelist…her real life is igniting more sparks than her stories!

When it comes to disastrous relationships, Suzanne Rand wrote the book. The frumpy-housewife-turned-superstar-author has come home to North Carolina to sell the family house—then hightail it back out of town.

But there’s an unfinished chapter in her life: bad-boy-turned-successful-businessman Rick Gordon. Suzanne’s been burned before and can’t let the roving playboy play fast and loose with her heart again…even if he is the sexiest thing on two legs. And once passion reignites in Rick’s arms, she has no idea where this story’s going…

Rick could write the book on how not to get hooked. But he’s never forgotten Suzanne, and now’s his chance to pick up where they left off. That’s why he’s plotting a course of seduction she’ll never be able to resist. But will their rekindled passion lead to love…and the happy ending they both crave?

Pages of Passion
October 26, 2010
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His kisses are taking her beyond any love scene she’s ever written…

Noreen Webster is too smart—and jaded—to expect life to imitate art. In fact, the divorced romance novelist has just about given up on finding the man of her dreams. But when she’s asked to deliver a package to an anonymous person on a small Caribbean island, her imagination is sparked. And she’s more than a little intrigued by Michael Vaughn, the handsome stranger she meets on the cruise ship. Except this tall, dark and so-hot brother may not be who he seems…

One final mission, and Michael’s covert career is history. Now, Noreen could compromise his latest undercover gig. The last thing he wants to do is expose this sexy lady to danger. But will he lose her once she discovers who he really is? Or will their passionate love story have a happy ending after all?

Beneath the Covers
March 29, 2011
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Are a dedicated bachelor and bachelorette ready to write a new chapter…on love?

Bestselling author Claudia Madison is single and loving it. And now her book on sex ad romance without the ring is being made into a TV show! Then she meets her cohost, Peter Warren. The gorgeous bachelor and leading authority on how to stay happily single—and the man she almost married—is as dangerously irresistible as ever.

The minute he sees Claudia again, Peter’s ready for their next heady round of passion. Only this time he isn’t letting the girl who got away get away again. His plan is to seduce and win the heart of the fiercely independent writer without getting hurt himself. But as desires reignites, threatening to derail both their careers, Peter’s suddenly dreaming of that walk down the aisle…with Claudia.

“If you haven’t tried [Dara’s] books yet, you’re in for a treat.”New York Times Bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz

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A Reluctant Hero
November 2012

Third book in the Duvall Sisters Series

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Is he her hero? Or a sinfully sexy heartbreaker?

The baby of the family, Daniella Duvall has a passion for adventure in her blood. But the thrill-seeking travel writer gets more than she bargained for when the plane she’s on spirals out of control in mid-air! The tall, dark stranger who comes to the rescue both intrigues and attracts her. When he disappears after their emergency landing, she’s determined to find her vanished hero again.

The man calling himself Richard Engleright is really former medic pilot Trenton Sheppard. He has his reasons for staying out of the spotlight. But then Daniella shows up on his doorstep. Caught between a dangerous secret and his desire for the elegant beauty, he gives in to temptation…only to thrust her into harm’s way. With everything on the line, Trenton is forced from the shadows, and he will fight to keep his secret past from destroying the possibility of a future with Daniella…

 

Stand-alone Books

Sparks
November 2006
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MIXING BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE
Sick-of-being-single, business consultant Dawn Adjani has two goals—earn the biggest payday of her stalled career by restructuring an ailing medical career institute and catch the eye of Jordan Taylor, the company’s sexy CEO. While revamping the company is easy, snagging Mr. “I’ll-Never-Love-Again” Taylor is a challenge. But working so closely with a man who oozes sex appeal is a blessing and a curse. And when long days at the office lead to heart-pounding kisses and a bone-searing night of passion, both Dawn and Jordan are pushed to the breaking point…

Nominated for RT Book Review’s Reviewer’s Choice Award!

 

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