Trace Evidence in Tarrant County
Texas Ranger Sloan McKinney was hired to solve two different murders - with one eerily similar M.O. Sheriff Carley Matheson had her hands full: A sixteen-year-old unsolved murder and a strong hunch that the killer had resurfaced and struck again.As if things couldn't get any worse, the Texas Rangers had sent Sloan McKinney - the one man she'd always tried to keep at a distance - to spearhead the investigation. Now the only way to keep the citizens of Justice, Texas, safe - and solve two connected crimes - was to join forces.But someone resented Carley and Sloan digging up the past, and before long two of Texas's finest found themselves caught in the crosshairs of a murderer.
BEAUTY AND THE ‘BOSTON BEAST’…Infamous Boston businessman Griffin Turner may have a reputation for being thoroughly ruthless, but underneath it all he hides a painful past. He manages to keep the world at bay – until he comes up against smart, sassy Olivia Mouton.Morrow Creek’s resident beauty, Olivia is determined to stand up to Griffin – no matter how notorious the stories that precede him! But when he reveals a side that no one else has seen before, she has to reconsider everything she’s ever heard…
The undressing of an innocent…In theory, Ellery Dunant is the last woman you’d expect to find on world-renowned playboy Larenz de Luca’s ‘To Bed’ list. Ellery has met Larenz’s type before. There’s no way a stallion like him would be interested in a plain-Jane housekeeper like her…So why does Larenz find himself risking his cool and dropping his guard to spend the night with her? The undoing of the playboy… Just one night…but for Larenz it turns out to be not enough. Is his unworldly housekeeper going to be his undoing?
Penny Jordan needs no introduction as arguably the most recognisable name writing for Mills & Boon. We have celebrated her wonderful writing with a special collection, many of which for the first time in eBook format and all available right now.Kate arrives for a regular day at the office to be greeted by the new managing director—none other than her ex-husband!Billionaire businessman Sean Howard had been devastated when his marriage to Kate ended. Seeing her again he realises the physical attraction is still there, and with just one touch it can be re-ignited.Soon Kate’s not just sleeping with the boss—she’s become mistress to her husband!
Married to the Sheikh… ER doctor Kate will do anything to save her family’s livelihood. So when the Sultan of Amberach offers her a lifeline in exchange for her working in his state-of-the-art hospital and marrying his nephew—gorgeous, brooding Sheikh, Dr Fareed Faruke—it’s a deal Kate has to accept!Fareed has always known he’ll never have a say in who he marries, but he’s shocked to see beautiful Kate behind the gold silk veil. She’s the one woman he shouldn’t want—and yet the only woman he can’t seem to resist…
The perfect business arrangement? When entrepreneur Ricky Langley offers Eloise Vaughn the help she needs, in exchange for her attending twelve Christmas parties as his date, she can’t refuse. Yes, Ricky’s handsome, and devastatingly charming, but this is about business. If only her racing heart would get the message! Ricky has his own reasons for hating Christmas. But with each date that passes Eloise opens his eyes to the spirit of the season…and opens his heart to a totally different future….
The secrets behind her smile… Bankrupt, homeless and alone, Lorelai St James is an heiress on the edge. Yet she hides her desperation behind her glossy blonde hair and even brighter smile. Getting lectured on her driving by a hot-tempered – and ridiculously attractive – stranger will not be what shatters her carefully crafted façade!Legendary Australian racing driver Nash Blue knows a thing or two about pride and sees straight through Lorelai’s polished front. Her vulnerabilities play havoc with his concentration and, never shy of a challenge, he begins his biggest yet: unwrapping the real Lorelai St James…‘Lucy’s ability to weave a story together keeps me hooked to the final page. More please!’ – Alice, 31, Luton
BABY BOOMA daddy for Christmas…Sensible Lowri had no intention of succumbing to Adam Hawkridge's careless charm. But Adam persisted, Lowri resisted–and gave in.Loving Adam had its price–soon Lowri was expecting his baby. He proposed marriage but Lowri knew his heart just wasn't in it. So she jilted him at the altar, pretending her pregnancy was a false alarm.Two years later, and Lowri was looking forward to spending Christmas with her pride and joy–little Rhosyn. But the festive season would bring with it a series of surprises and shocks–not least that Adam Hawkridge was about to discover the existence of his daughter!BABY BOOM. Because two's company and three's a family!
THE RIGHT HUSBAND…In two weeks, Lacey McCade was supposed to walk down the aisle and say "I do" to the man of every woman's dreams…except her own. So when she heard about a short-term position at Black's Bluff Ranch, Lacey knew the live-in-job would give her time to think. But think was all she could do…about Ethan Black, her very sexy employer….From the tender way he cared for his little charges to the tough way he tended to the land, Ethan made Lacey's heart stop, swell and swoon. But the proud, half Native-American rancher had closed his own heart to loving again. Still, something in Ethan's searing, soul-searching gaze dared Lacey to hope he'd make her wedding dreams come true….
No words could terrify Julia Stewart more.After two years of hiding, of dreaming about darkly sensual police detective Cord Hunter and the life she'd left behind, Cord had found her. And he'd brought their orphaned goddaughter - a child in danger…. Julia's career as a child protection officer had ended after a near tragedy.But she couldn't turn away from the little girl she'd sworn to protect, even though it meant working side by side with the man she still loved with furious passion. Even though it meant exposing the secrets she'd driven Cord away to keep…
The highly anticipated continuation of the Cardwell Ranch Collection read by more than 2 MILLION!Saving her once was risky. Rescuing her again may be fatal.When Hayes Cardwell arrived in Big Sky, Montana, for his brother's wedding, the Texas P.I. didn't expect to play hero. But ever since he saved her from a brutal abductor, he can't get McKenzie Sheldon out of his mind and heart. As passion blindsides him, Hayes vows to protect the beautiful business owner from once again becoming the target of a killer intent on finishing the job.McKenzie was drawn to Hayes from the moment she awoke and saw the tall, dark cowboy who'd rushed to her rescue like some Western fantasy. With his lean, sexy looks and fierce protective instincts, the gun-shy bachelor is already lassoing her heart. But can he protect her from a danger that's much closer than they think…a killer hiding in plain sight who's about to spring a final trap?
Twinkle twinkle little star. I know where you are. Another threatening note sent to a beloved child star. But this time, the stalker got inside the house. Desperate to protect her young charge, guardian Blythe Cooper is grateful for the tall, strong bodyguard now standing sentinel at their door. Until Ethan Ryan awakens feelings in Blythe she can't acknowledge.The former secret service agent turned bodyguard makes it his mission to protect children. The rules: never make it personal, and everyone walks away alive. Amendment: somehow, someway, keep beautiful Blythe and the little girl out of his heart–and safe by his side.
SCANDAL'S DAUGHTER?Was it fate that led beautiful Jessie Pierce into Samuel Connors' embrace? Surely only fate could have drawn her to the man with whom she shared a secret for which neither had the key…. For buried somewhere in the missing memory of Jessie's first five years was the answer to who had killed her mother and framed Samuel's father for the crime.Now a specter from the past was trying to ravage the promise of their future, as Jessie found herself the target of a killer. And though Samuel had sworn to protect her, their lives and their newfound love were both at mortal risk….
Gail Barrett always dreamed of becoming a writer. After living everywhere from Spain to the Bahamas, raising two children and teaching high-school Spanish for years, she finally fulfilled that lifelong goal. Her writing has won numerous awards, including Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Golden Heart. Gail currently lives in western Maryland with her two sons, a quirky Chinook dog and her own Montana rancher turned retired coastguard officer hero. Write to her at PO Box 65, Funkstown, Maryland 21734-0065, USA, or visit her website, www.gailbarrett.com.
Carla Cassidy is an award-winning author who has written over fifty books. In 1995, she won Best Silhouette Romance from Romantic Times BOOKreviews for Anything for Danny. In 1998, she also won a Career Achievement Award for Best Innovative Series from Romantic Times BOOKreviews.
Carla believes the only thing better than curling up with a good book to read is sitting down at the computer with a good story to write. She’s looking forward to writing many more books and bringing hours of pleasure to readers.
The brutally handsome stranger in the black leather jacket wasn't exactly the kind of man Jayne Barrington encountered in her world of wealth and privilege.But that scarcely mattered now, because he'd just dragged her into his world - at gunpoint! Boone Sinclair claimed she'd stumbled into an undercover investigation of a murderous drug cartel. And the only way he could keep her alive was to convince the real criminals he was keeping her prisoner - for his personal "pleasure."It wasn't easy playing hostage to this man's passion. But it was even harder pretending - even to herself - that she didn't want to make this deadly masquerade the real thing.
Клэр знает – это Саймон, бывший муж, убил их дочь.
И способен снова убить.
Когда жизнь Саймона приходит в норму после развода, он заводит семью, и Клэр начинает бояться за жизнь его новоиспеченной падчерицы – так похожей на их погибшую девочку. В попытках предупредить невесту Саймона о его истинной натуре Клэр переходит все границы: угрожает, преследует и вызывает неподдельный страх.
Слоан Уилсон, уволившись из полиции, привыкла работать с такими людьми. Но, приглядевшись, она видит больше, чем одержимую бывшим психопатку. И возможности отличить болезненный вымысел от разрушающей правды не остается.
Но одно Слоан знает наверняка: иногда единственный способ предотвратить преступление – это совершить его.
Эстер забыла о своем детективном хобби. Хватит с нее загадок и преступлений. Забота о четырехлетней Кейт – достаточная ответственность в мире, полном ужасов.
Однако, когда полночное сообщение вызывает ее на отдаленный остров, Эстер бросает все и отправляется в дорогу, в надежде найти там свою старую подругу. И сразу же оказывается втянута в расследование убийства, как то связанное с тем, что на острове пропадают дети. Теперь для Эстер главное – не терять головы и Кейт…
«Хилл – восходящая звезда в детективном жанре» – New York Journal
"Впечатляет… Хилл умеет заставить испытывать сострадание к своим персонажам, вовлекая читателя в их в тёмные мысли и действия. Писатель, за творчеством которого стоит следить" — Publishers Weekly
«Удивительно замысловатая тайна, которая с легкость может увлечь читателей, ищущих нового любимого детектива». – Library Journal
Очередное жаркое лето на побережье Нортумберленда. Джули Армстронг возвращается домой после вечерней прогулки и обнаруживает, что ее сын убит. Люка задушили, положили в наполненную ванну и украсили дикими цветами. Эта стилизованная сцена убийства заинтриговала инспектора Веру Стэнхоуп и ее команду. Но они должны действовать быстро, чтобы найти таинственного маньяка. А пока местные жители вынуждены делиться своими самыми темными тайнами с детективом, убийца наблюдает и ждет. Возможно, он успеет спрятать еще одно тело в красивые темные глубины…
Энн Кливз наследует своим великим предшественникам, создавая объемные, психологически точные портреты персонажей. Бескрайние пейзажи и удушливая атмосфера провинциальных городков, проницательность детектива и нестандартные методы расследования – все это откроет новые грани современного британского детектива.
1. Известный в Великобритании автор детективов.
2. Сочетание увлекательной детективной загадки и глубокого психологизма.
3. Атмосфера классического британского детектива.
4. Главная героиня, которая стоит в одном ряду с самыми известными литературными сыщиками.
5. Книга легла в основу сериала «Вера».
«Кливз мастерски наносит мощный, уверенный удар и попадает в самую точку» - The Observer
«С каждой книгой Энн Кливз пишет все лучше! "Скрытые глубины" – полна едва уловимых намеков и тонких нюансов. А Кливз вырисовывает персонажей с большой заботой и вниманием.» – Tribune