Victorian London, 1898: by night, Lord McCaulay falls under the enchantment of Mademoiselle Noire, and her theatre of sexual exhibitionism. Humiliated by her before his peers, he becomes intent on revenge, but is drawn only further into her web, entering a dark spiral of erotic obsession. Meanwhile, by day, Lord McCaulay’s path intersects that of young aristocrat Maud, as she struggles to assert her identity against the domination of men.
West Carmichael is not my real name. It is the name I pulled from thin air over five hundred years ago. I don’t come from royalty—I come from the dregs of the ethereal. As the King’s assassin, I have more blood on my hands than most. I don’t deserve her. I don’t deserve anyone. But I will keep her safe. Even if I die trying.
Evangeline Black. My name sounds like the heroine of a historical romance novel – not that I read those or anything. My life so far: Dead parents? Check. Broken heart? Check. Evil mistress of darkness, hell-bent on power and thirsty for my death? Big. Honking. Check. But this mess won’t get cleaned up by itself. I’ve got a job to do.
As these two reluctant hearts fight their pull, they must decide if they want to fall apart in the midst of the chaos swarming around them or yield to their hearts… and rise.
Caught inthe middle of an ancient war between Romans and Highlanders, and Christians andDruids, a young High Priestess might be Avalon's last chance.
Wisebeyond her years and powerful like no other, Rowen has served the Goddess faithfully.Now the Lady of the Lake asks for one sacrifice too many. How can Rowen obeythe Goddess without betraying Caddaric? How can she trust Eochaid, who embodieseverything she despises? How can she fulfill her duties without losing her soul?
Caddarichas been Rowen's companion in countless lives, but now, they exist in differentrealms. While beautiful Rowen lives in the mortal world, sweet Caddaric remainsin mystic Avalon, watching over her. Will he step aside and allow a flesh-and-bloodman to become her protector? Will he risk losing Rowen's heart to save Avalon?
My parents were conmen and I was their tool. I learned how to cheat, connive, and charm my way out of any circumstance. But now I’m respectable...kind of. Yeah, my life is still a lie, but that’s because I have no choice. My best friend, who’s also my boss, needs me to lie to keep our billion-dollar charity going. It’s complicated.
But all the lies are about to end. I just have to finish one final task...taking over a brewery. Easy, right?
Not so much. Because that brewery is part of a custody battle between mother and daughter. The mother owns it. The daughter thinks it should be hers. I’m caught in the middle. Not normally a bad place to be when it comes to two feisty women.
But I’m falling for the daughter and when my lies come to light, everything is going to unravel. And then my future with the brewery and the girl will be shot to hell.
My boss probably won’t be too happy with me either...
Zoe Sanders has run far to escape her past. She left behind darkness, fear, and obsession to forge a new life as an architect in Denver. Her rule in life? Never get attached. And never, ever, stop looking over her shoulder. Some pasts are better left unspoken. And some secrets can destroy you.
But everything changes when she meets Logan. He is everything she could dare to dream of and despite her best efforts, she’s letting him in. For the first time, she lowers her guard and lets herself love.
But when her secrets come home to roost, she has to decide if she’ll fight for her happily ever after. She has a choice: succumb to the girl she was or break the cycle and finally be free to fly. And her decision could mean life or death.
With so many depending on her, she has no time for a personal life... When her husband left her pregnant, with a four-year-old child and a restaurant on the verge of bankruptcy, the only things Holly McGinty had time for were her kids - and working hard to stay out of the poor house. Five years later, business is booming and her boys are happy, but she's still putting her own needs at the bottom of her priority list. That doesn't stop her from daydreaming about her oldest son's sexy scout leader though.
He never believed in love at first sight - until he met her... Sam Jensen gets along great with kids, is a successful architect, and has the best friends a guy could ask for. But figuring out relationships with women has never come easy to him. He feels like a tongue-tied teenager around most of them. Except for Holly, and it's looking like things might work out with her. As long as one tiny little secret remains a secret.