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SEALed with a Kiss
Mary-Margret Daughtridge - 2008
Jax Graham is a member of an elite military team, but when it comes to taking care of his four-year-old son after his ex-wife dies, he's completely clueless. One person can help him, if he'll let her... Family therapist Pickett Sessoms knows just how to help a rough, tough Navy SEAL deal with a scared and lonely little boy, but not if he insists on going it alone. When Jax and his young son, Tyler, get trapped by a hurricane, Pickett takes them in against her better judgment. Jax figures Pickett's high maintenance, just like all the women he knows, and she figures he's not commitment material. But when an outing turns deadly, Pickett discovers what it means to be a SEAL, and Jax discovers that even a hero needs help sometimes.
A.J. Downey - 2016
With her straight talk, toned figure, and military training, she can disarm a man in more ways than one. But the mission she's on will shake up Cutter's world. Hope's lost her younger sister, but she hasn't lost her namesake. It's been almost two years since Faith vanished, but Hope hasn't given up the search. She'll either find her sister or some answers.Can Cutter keep his club out of trouble and help the siren in his bar on her mission? One can only hope...
Zoe Dawson - 2017
Navy SEAL, Bowie “Ruckus” Cooper, going on a mission into the most dangerous place on earth wasn’t new, neither were the orders to tag and bag an international criminal, but when Bowie finds a captive American reporter, that wasn’t exactly run of the mill. Neither was getting separated from his team, teaming up with her or protecting her against all odds, while working to keep his hands from around her neck and off her delectable body. Fearless and bold photojournalist, Dana Sorenson never backed down from a fight or to showcase her dedication to reporting on the human condition. That’s what she thought until she meets Bowie and big, bad, and tough takes on a whole new meaning. Gratitude for saving her ass gets lost in his demanding orders and fighting for her life takes a back seat to falling for this alpha male who’ll risk everything to see her safe.
Sarah Greyson - 2014
Intrigue. Suspense. Former Green Beret Michael Cartwright thought he left all that behind him….When Department of Defense Engineer Emma Welby takes on a Top Secret project for the Pentagon, she never expects to be running for her life. With a terrorist cell and a rogue CIA agent after her, the one man who can protect Emma thinks she is a traitor to her country.Michael Cartwright is haunted by the tours he served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sent on assignment to track down a terrorist, the last person he expects to encounter is the intellectually driven beauty that tempts and challenges Michael in a way that no one ever has.With danger lurking around every corner, can Michael save Emma and keep his past from destroying his future?+18 warning – This book is intended for mature audiences.
The Man In The Mask
Jayne Ann Krentz - 2007
He's hiding something?Shy daydreamer Tabitha Graham had a vivid imagination. When she rescued tourist Devin Coulter from a back-alley mugging, she imagined that she'd found a soul mate in the sweet, quiet man. But Dev was no tourist, that was no simple mugging and Tabby's perfect gentleman was in fact a ferocious, FABULOUS BEAST.If there was anything Ariana Warfield couldn't stand, it was a phony. Her beloved aunt Philomena was under the spell of a con artist, and she knew that only master illusionist Lucian Hawk could reveal this swindler's cheap deceptions. But on the NIGHT OF THE MAGICIAN, Ariana would learn to distinguish tricks from real magic.
Rochelle Paige - 2015
With only two weeks to go before her manuscript is due, she heads to a remote cabin in the Smoky Mountains with no internet or cell service.An ex-military security specialist...Blaine West is halfway around the world when he gets a frantic message from his childhood sweetheart. She needs to lay low for awhile so he puts her in touch with someone who can help her until he can get back to town.A dead body...When Blaine arrives at the hotel where they were supposed to meet, he learns the body of a local author was discovered that morning but there's no sign of his old flame.And a case of mistaken identity...Delia returns home completely unaware that the police believe she's been murdered. With Delia alive and his ex still missing, Blaine has the skills and connections to find out exactly what happened and keep Delia safe.Lead to a passion that burns out of control.
Pamela Clare - 2019
When a high-ranking US senator asks Cobra to protect his daughter, a midwife volunteering in Afghanistan, Derek’s gut tells him to turn the senator down. The last thing he wants to do is babysit an aid worker. But Jenna isn’t just another assignment. She’s also the younger sister of his best friend, the man who died taking bullets meant for him. There’s no way Derek can refuse.Jenna Hamilton doesn’t need a bodyguard, especially not one hired by her intrusive and controlling father. She knew the risks when she signed on to work in rural Afghanistan, and the hospital already has armed security. She also doesn’t need the distraction of a big, brooding operative skulking about, even if he is her late brother’s best friend—and sexy as hell. As far as she’s concerned, he can pack up his Humvee and drive into the sunset. And, no, nothing her hormones have to say about him will change her mind.From the moment his boots hit the ground in Afghanistan, Derek does his best to win Jenna over, posing as her brother so the two of them can spend time alone. Except that what he feels for her is anything but brotherly. Stolen moments lead to secret kisses—and an undeniable sexual attraction that shakes them both to the core. But events have been set into motion that they cannot escape. When a ruthless warlord sets his sights on Jenna, Derek will do whatever it takes to keep her safe, even if it costs him his heart—or his life.
Black Dawn Boxed Set
Caitlyn O'Leary - 2019
They are an Elite Navy SEAL Team who will take your breath away. HER STEADFAST HERO: Captain David Sloane is an Army Captain serving with he Black Dawn SEAL team on the small island of Las Flores. He is thrown a curve ball when the woman he’s never forgotten arrives as a nurse with Doctor Without Borders to help in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake. David and his team is intent on stopping the a bunch of escaped prisoners, but he is also determined to grab hold of the second chance that the universe has provided him with Sarah Kyle. Through all the turmoil, will David and Sarah be able to finally make a future for themselves, or will the situation spiral out of control, ending not just their love, but their lives as well? HER DEVOTED HERO: Dex Evans, a Navy SEAL is pranked by his buddies, when they set up a dating profile on-line for him. After politely turning down hundreds of unsolicited e-mails, Dex is awed by a woman who is funny, gorgeous, compassionate, but skittish as hell. Single mother Kenna Wright has spent years putting her child’s needs first, and immediately regrets the e-mail she sent to SailorBoy69. When she ends up working with Dex on a project in person, all of her defenses go up. He can’t seriously be interested in her, can he? Can Dex prove to Kenna that good guys exist? HER PASSIONATE HERO: Navy SEAL Hunter Diaz has scraped and fought his way out of the gangs of East LA to serve honorably as a SEAL in the United States Navy. He has become one of the most dangerous men on the planet. When his adopted grandmother tells him his childhood sweetheart is in trouble back home, he returns to the place he vowed to leave firmly in the past. Aliana Novak spent most of her school years being bullied. Her only refuge, was Hunter Diaz, until the day he graduated and left her to deal with the tormentors herself. Those horrific experiences molded her into what she is today and made her the perfect candidate for Vice Principal of one of the toughest schools in East LA. As she fights for her students to live the best lives they can, she is targeted by one of the most dangerous gangs in the city. Hunter Expects to find the same awkward and fragile girl he once knew, instead he finds a beautiful and strong woman who is willing to risk everything for the children under her care. As Hunter tries to rekindle the deep feelings they once had for one another, Aliana withdraws further into herself. What happened to her while he was gone? Can Hunter break down her walls and prove to her he is still her knight in shining armor before she ends up dead?
Within His Sight
Denise A. Agnew - 2008
Tainted by bad memories of past betrayal, Mary Wickes knows getting involved with SWAT team member Dace "Hard Man" Banovic would be a big mistake. Yet working with him for six months at the sheriff's department has proven that her hormones don't care what she thinks--only what she wants. Men respond to a woman's softness without any thought... Dace is puzzled by Mary's avoidance tactics, and although he's tried to ignore the powerful attraction he feels for her, he can't help wanting to learn everything about the woman he's desired for months. When danger comes, sometimes it takes a special man and woman to see it through to the end... When a hostage situation forces them to confront their fears, Mary and Dace must find the courage to face the feelings they've tried so hard to deny.
Recipe for Disaster
Tracy Solheim - 2018
And his woman. In pursuit of an international counterfeiter known only as “The Artist”, Griffin stumbles across paintings stolen from the White House and swapped with forgeries. His only clue to the thief’s identity–a dish towel from the White House kitchen.White House pastry chef Marin Chevalier desperately needs a date to her cousin’s society wedding. Unfortunately, her busy schedule leaves her little opportunity to meet eligible men. When a sexy Secret Service agent shows up in her kitchen—and just about everywhere else she goes—Marin believes she’s finally met the perfect date. But when a series of frightening accidents and near misses plague her, Marin must rely on Griffin as more than just her “plus-one.”As dead bodies begin to pile up around Marin, Griffin is convinced she’s the link to The Artist. Too bad the curvy chef has gotten under his skin like no other woman. When the clues finally fall into place and Griffin realizes Marin is not the suspect, but instead the target, he’ll risk everything in his arsenal to keep her safe.
Megan Crane - 2018
But he didn't become a SEAL to turn his back on the hard stuff, and he can't bring himself to ignore Everly's call for help--no matter how much he knows he's not fit to be around the soft, vibrant woman she's become. Not after the things he's done.Everly Campbell is desperate. When her roommate is murdered and the body vanishes, Everly fears she might be next. With no one to believe her, Everly runs to a remote Alaskan town to find a man she only vaguely remembers and his crew of ex-military brothers who could be her only hope. Blue wants to keep things all business but Everly isn't a little girl anymore and the commanding former SEAL is more temptation than she can resist.As the men on Everly's trail draw closer, Blue will do anything to protect the woman he's starting to think of as his...
Caught in the Act
Jill Sorenson - 2012
Instead she’s worried about her troubled sister, the girlfriend—and prisoner—of drug lord Carlos Moreno. Kari wants no part of that life, but when she helps a friend cross into the United States illegally, two men on opposite sides of the law take notice: Moreno and Adam Cortez, the handsome border protection officer who lets Kari off the hook. It’s not just Kari’s tantalizing flash of skin that catches Adam’s attention—her drug cartel connections bring back the demons of his past. Moreno demands that Kari smuggle a package for him in exchange for her sister’s freedom. Adam also gets dangerously close, tempting her to surrender and fulfill her wildest desires. As Kari prepares for the drug run, dark secrets, violent criminals, and deadly consequences lurk around every corner. But concern for her sister drives Kari toward a terrifying act, despite Adam’s warnings, despite her overwhelming fears—and despite the odds against coming out alive.
Kaylea Cross - 2017
But in the picturesque foothills bordering the ranch, a hidden danger lurks. When the guys stumble upon evidence of a domestic terrorist cell during the bachelor party, it puts everyone directly in the crosshairs of a lethal enemy determined to remain unseen, unleashing a wave of danger every bit as deadly as what they faced back overseas. Then a shocking revelation from the past comes to light, and it may be the key to winning the fight. Now they must come together as a team to eliminate the threat, before they wind up gathered for a funeral instead of a wedding.
Flash of Fury
Lea Griffith - 2017
His quest for the enemy's courier leads him to Cameroon and Allie Redding, a petite Peace Corps volunteer as stubborn as she is brave. Their attraction is immediate, but Allie has secrets of her own...and she's not giving them up easily.But their secrets could burn them bothAllie's life has been spent hiding in plain sight, but she's had enough of her cloak-and-dagger existence. On her way home, her plane is hijacked-and King saves her life. But that doesn't mean she owes him anything...even if he is the most damnably sexy man she's ever laid eyes on. He's got black ops and secrets written all over him, and trust is a two-way street.