A Man of Means
Meredith Johns is the strong, mysterious woman who took the abuse from her father. Her father turned to booze once her brother and her mother were killed at the bank. Once her brother and mother died, she was responsible for the bills at home working as a hard working nurse.
Rey Hart is the youngest brother of the Hart brothers. He is tall, sexy, and dark. He doesn't trust any woman and especially Meredith once he saw how she was dressed at the hos... After the Music
The book was about Sabina, a young woman, who was a dancer by profession. She agreed to help out her two best friends by pretending to be the male's fiancee'. This was to confuse the friend's millionaire brother, who was never satisfied with the dates the brother ended up with. However, after only meeting the older brother, Thorn, for the first time, the sparks began to fly between Sabina and Thorn. Their relationship keeps the reader captivated. ... Desperado
Mira, Jul 2002, 23.95, 304 pp.
They were foster siblings with Maggie Barton loving Cord Romero since she first met him eighteen years ago when she was eight and he was a teen. However, he marries Patricia and eventually she weds Bart. Both widows, Maggie learns that Cord was severely injured from a bomb blast meant to kill him. She gives up everything and races to his ranch just outside Houston to nurture her only true love ba... Desperados
Mira, May 2003, 6.99
Mercenary Cord Romero returns to his Texas ranch to recuperate from a near death experience caused when his enemy Raoul Gruber tried to kill him with a bomb. Waiting for him at his spread is his estranged foster sister, Maggie Barton, who left a job in Morocco to be near Cord, whom she loves unrequitedly.
Cord knows he must destroy his foe so he joins Lassiter Detective Agency where Maggie works...
Christabel Gaines was the victim of abuse when Judd Dunn came into her life and rescued her at the age of sixteen and married her to keep her safe. Five years later, Judd is still protecting Christabel by helping her manage the ranch they co-owned. Christabel has learned to love him and dreams of a future with her Texas Ranger. Unfortunately, Judd values his freedom and isn't ready to settle down with a wife and children.
Complicating things is the a... Once In Paris
Brianne grew up with a social climbing mother who married a shady man with money. Her stepfather shipped her from her home in Nassau to the glizy glamor of Paris where she met Pierce. Pierce was definitely not looking for love. Having lost his beloved wife to a devastating illness, he wasn't ready for dating. In search of a future, he went to Paris where he found the most intriguing woman he had ever met.
Though their time in Paris was brief, circumst... Renegade
Harlequin, Aug 2004, 16.95, 304 pp.
In Jacobsville, Texas police chief Cash Grier goes to New York to see Tippy “Georgia Firefly” Moore, the famous model turned actor. Cash and Tippy recently met in his hometown (see LAWLESS) but Tippy has mixed feelings about the lawman who wants to see her because she is very attracted to him, but fears intimacy since her stepfather raped her as a teen while her drugged out mom did nothing. In ... Soldier of Fortune
Gabby Darwin is a twenty-three year old paralegal. Her boss is J.D., who is a successful, thirty-six year old criminal lawyer in Chicago. J.D. tells Gabby that his sister has gone missing. He tells her that he has to go to Italy and he needs her help to pose as his lover. She agrees and they head to Italy. The two share a suite and the sexual tension starts to heat up, but nothing happens. They find out from a man named Dutch(from The Tender Stranger)tha... That Burke Man
In the beginning, Todd Burke and his daughter are at a horse competition that Cherry, the daughter, is in. While she is competing he hears a woman criticize Cherry. He confronts her and they get into an argument. He tells her that she shouldn't criticize people that are actually competing and that she didn't look like someone who knew anything about barrel racing anyway. She ignores him and tries to get on a horse, which is a difficult task because she'... The Australian
Johnathan Sterling is a twenty-eight year old Australian ranch owner. Priscilla Johnson is his eighteen year old neighbor. Priscilla or Priss has an infatuation for John, but John never notices her. Getting tired of people saying that John only wants friendship, she starts to ignore him. Before she leaves for Honolulu, Hawaii to study to become a teacher, John gets irritated with her ignoring him and storms into her house when her parents are gone. They ...
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The Tender Stranger
When 36 year old Eric "Dutch" Van Meer first lays eyes on Dani St. Claire on a flight to Mexico, he quickly sums her up as a spinster. Eric has no lingering interest in women, give or take a few one night stands. Danielle is a shy and sheltered bookstore owner from South Carolina on vacation. Eric dismisses Dani as a frump while Dani wishes that she was more attractive and could gain Eric's notice. Coincidentally, both Eric and Danielle are staying a... True Colors
Harlequin HQN, Dec 2004, 6.99
Six years ago, pregnant teenager Meredith Ashe is run out of Billings, Montana by Myrna, the mother of her lover Cy Harden. Myrna paid Tony Tanksley to rob her family safe and accuse his lover Meredith of being his accomplice. Cy believed his mother and Tony over his girlfriend. Meredith refused to take any money from the Hardens and returned Cy's gifts to Myrna.
Multi-millionaire businessman H...