Moving on down the highway...
That's all Cat DeAngelo wants to do, but it's getting harder and harder.
That's because someone's trying to ruin DeAngelo Transport. Cat's trucks have suffered a rash of break-ins, and a slimy competitor keeps underbidding her and offering to buy her out.
Worse, Cat's at odds with her sister and brother. They want her to get out from behind the wheel and take over the day-to-day running of the family company--from behind a desk!
Then Cat takes on a six-foot-five certified "hunk" as a temporary codriver and her problems really escalate!
After two years' separation from Gabriel, her husband, Marisa still didn't think she was ready to cope with being his wife. His wealthy life-style had intimidated her. His snobbish friends had made her feel like a poor little nobody.
But some things had changed in two years, Marisa had had to raise Jaime, their baby, by herself, and that had given her new confidence and shown her the meaning of true love.
Then Jaime was abducted, and she thought she would die. Especially since it brought Gabriel back into her life....
For as long as Guy could remember, Adelaide Thompkins had been there. Cool, efficient, and oh-so proper!
But somewhere along the way, the little housemaid had become a classic beauty, exciting, maddening and maybe even deadly. For the woman he had once wagered he could win now held all the cards in a new game of love....
When Laurie Kenyon, a twenty-one-year-old student, is accused of murdering her English professor, Allan Grant, she has no memory of the crime. But at the scene of the homicide, her fingerprints are everywhere--on the door, on the curtain, and on the knife used to stab him to death. Shocked and bewildered, Laurie is arraigned on a murder charge.
Kidnapped at the age of four and the victim of two subsequent years of abuse and incarceration, Laurie has developed multiple personalities. The host personality, Laurie, is unaware of the others...especially "Leona," who has written crazed love letters to Allan Grant and has secretly entererd his home.
Laurie's sister, attorney Sarah Kenyon, takes up her defense and brings in psychiatrist Justin Donnelly to help Laurie unlock the unbearable memories of her lost years. But Laurie's abductor, now a celebrated television evangelist, is still obsessed with her...and determined to avoid exposure.
JULY 19, 1983
The Kinards, the Richardses and the Webbers--Seattle's Kennedys. Their "compund"--elegant Forrester Square...until the fateful night that tore these families apart.
Twenty years later...
Their children were reunited. Repressed memories and family secrets were about to be revealed. And one person was out to make sure they never remembered...
When Dani O'Malley's childhood friend died, she suddenly found herself guardian to three scared, unruly kids. Dani tried desperately to cope, but she was a businesswoman, single, and she'd grown up in foster homes. If it hadn't been fore Brad Cullen, she'd had been lost. The cowboy had a way with the kids...and with her.
Brad was a loner by nature. He's spent his life being big brother to his siblings, and the only responsibility he wanted now was his ranch. But when the children's aunt and uncle sued for custody, Brad knew he could never let Dani lose the kids...when marrying her would make them a family.
When Ivory Keene won a design contest that landed her a job at a prestigious fashion house in New York, no one could have guessed the secrets she hid so well. Even the company's owner, Curry Wells, drawn to ivory by a desire neither could resist, saw only a beautiful, talented young woman whose fresh, exiting designs could make them both millions. As easily as lies can be told, he believed in her and her innocence despite the suspicions of others. Now, as fame and wealth lay within Ivory's reach, the one thing she shouldn't risk was the shared intimacies of an affair. But suddenly, all that she had been striving for her whole life--all the dreams she clung to so ferociously--seemed cold and empty without Curry's love...
Amelia loved the desert country of west Texas--its dazzling colors, white heat, and rough sensuality stirred in her very soul. But there was a serpent in her paradise: King Culhane. A towering sunburnt cowboy with silver eyes that missed nothing, he was a man she had worshipped when she was fourteen...a man she'd come to despise.
As her father pushed her to snatch a proposal from King's mild-mannered brother, Alan, Amelia wore the mask of a demure young lady, always correct and obedient. It was a face King held in contempt. Yet when she revealed the desire smoldering within her, it would set them both ablaze with a passion that could no be denied. And everything---propriety, filial duty, even love---would be scorched in the wake of their desperate need for each other....
Camille Guildford is the daughter--and heiress--of a powerful Australian financier. But she hasn't inherited the fortune everyone thinks she has. Instead, her father's mysterious death has left her with an unexpected legacy of bitterness.
She blames one man for her father's decline. Nick Lombard. She casts him as her enemy, as the man who wants to see her fail. Yet much of what she learns about Nick is unpredictable, surprising. Like the fact that he has a little girl he adores. No less surprising is Camille's attraction to him--an attraction he seems to return. Can you fall in love with your enemy?
He had a lot to learn about being a father...and she was just the one to teach him.
Dylan Vanguard wanted to do right by the tiny infant in his care, but he couldn't overcome the coldness and betrayal he'd felt ever since his wife told him the baby wasn't his. After she died, he took on the role of father, but simply couldn't bring himself to feel love for another man's child.
Lana Lord knew a lot about babies--and parents. The moment she saw Dylan with little Greg, she knew there was something very wrong. When he asked her to teach him the basics of child care, she agreed. Maybe, she hoped, she could teach him how to love as well.
A cherished wife, a husband deeply loved. And a baby who made Molly Larabee's golden circle complete. Until the tiniest link gave way...crushing her marriage beneath an avalanche of grief.
Then suddenly, unexpectedly Jordan claimed one last night of her passion. Shadowed by memories, they created hope for tomorrow. But would this new life bring only new sadness...or prove a baby blessed?
Frank Pollard is afraid to fall asleep. Every morning he awakes, he discovers something strange--like blood on his hands--a bizarre mystery that tortures his soul. Two investigators have been hired to follow the haunted man. But only on person-a young man with Down's syndrome--can imagine where their journeys might end. That terrible place from which no one ever returns...
Location: 50 miles north of the Artic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men)--but growing! Because the O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to Hard Luck!
Matt Caldwell--Charles O'Halloran's brother-in-law. An easygoing charmer who's recently moved to Hard Luck, where he's begun a strategy to win back his ex-wife...starting with a Valetine card.
Karen Caldwell--She's still in love with her ex-husband. Her reaction to him at his sister's wedding--and afterward--certainly proved that. It also left her pregnant...
Now Matt wants her to marry him again, to live with him in the lodge at Hard Luck. And not just because of the baby!
Though she was one of society's greatest beauties. Elizabeth Falcrest cared little for the intrigues of the ton
For she was a woman whose heart cried out for someone with whom to share her deepest thoughts. Someone life Jason Weir, the world-weary soldier who had looked beyong her lovely face and into the depths of her soul.
With his scarred body and tortured memories, Jason Weir was convinced that his tomorrows held little promise. Until fate intervened in the form of Elizabeth Falcrest, the blond-haired goddess whose attention had him dreaming of an impossible future by her side....
If Eleanor wasn't careful, the Duke would soon know all her secrets!
Forced to play the pauper in an England racked by war, American Eleanor Wallace vowed to help her country in any way she could. Yet the intrigue was becoming difficult, for she has somehow lost her heart to the formidable Duke of Ryland, a man who would never forgive her for what she'd done.
James Wolf, Duke of Ryland, sought a life of honesty over artiface--a pretentious ton, until the arrival of peerless Eleanor Wallace. But though the woman intrigued him, he had yet to unveil her secrets. Secrets that she guarded as carefully as she did her heart.
Elena Michaels seems like the typically strong and sexy modern woman. She lives with her architect boyfriend, writes for a popular newspaper, and works out at the gym. She's also a werewolf.
Elena has done all she can to assimilate to the human world, but the man whose bite changed her existence forever, and his legacy, continue to haunt her. Thrown into a desperate war for survival that tests her allegiance to a secret clan of werewolves, Elena must reckon with who, and what, she is in this passionate, page-turning novel.
Vibrant, youthful, and a grandmother at forty-two, Maggie O'Connor has lovingly raised her drug-addicted daughter's child ever since the newborn appeared on her doorstep three years ago. But when little Cody is kidnapped and sequestered inside a satanic cult, Maggie's world is shattered by unimaginable evil. Drawing strength from the bond she shares with her granddaughter, Maggie vows to fight anyone and everyone who dares to claim this child for themselves.
Even the devil.
Midnight Sons and Daughters by Debbie Macomber
There's something special about Alaska--and about the town of Hard Luck. Scott O' Halloran grew up there: he's been away for years, but now he's back. To stay? Everybody's wondering--especially Chrissie Harris. The girl he left behind...
The Glory Girl by Judith Bowen
Glory, Alberta. A cowboy town in cowboy country. Hannah Parrish loves it here. "Once from a small town, always from a small town," says Jack Gamble, ex-prospector, a man who's ready to come home. He wants to find a "nice, quiet Glory girl." And that's exactly what Hannah is--even if Jack doesn't know it yet!
Promise Me Picket Fences by Janice Kay Johnson
Melanie Parker never wants to leave Elk Springs, Oregon. After a lifetime of moving, she finally has a big house with a picket fence. To Kevin Mcneil, that sounds like prison. They could walk away from each other right now--if they weren't falling in love....