SCANDALOUS THOUGHTS When Headstrong, golden-haired Summer ran away from home, all she could think of was leaving her strict father behind. But after a vengeance-seeking Indian attacked her stage threatening her with a fate worse, than death, the tempestuous girl yearned for her parents' overbearing rules....until the savage's cruel grip changed to a tantalizing touch! His sensuous caress banished all ties to the past, the exciting things he did with his lips made her yearn for an unknown fulfillment. From that moment the spirited innocent knew that her future was bound to his - and she'd cherish whatever relationship the uncivilized brave decided to have with her. FORBIDDEN DESIRES From the years he was forced to live in Texas, the handsome half-breed Iron Knife knew how deceptive palefaces could be. Surely this creamy-skinned, blue-eyed beauty was no different. But even as he tried to brutally punish her for her heritage, he was ensnared by the hip-length strands of wheat-hued tresses, enchanted by the firm curves of her nubile white body. Before the ruthless warrior could control himself, he was whispering of love, swearing there'd be no others. He could never marry this ignoble slave, but he'd sooner slay her than ever give up his bewitching....
Could she ever love a man...
To please her widowed mother and ward off spinsterhood, Aurora Black resigned herself to an arranged marriage. After all, she could hardly wed her one true love—the piano. But just as she found herself betrothed to a suitable bachelor, the soon-to-be-bride crossed paths with a stranger. One glance into his probing black eyes changed everything...even Aurora's fervent belief that only music could ever set her heart and soul on fire.
...As passionately as she loves her music?
Already bewitched by the raven-haired beauty, dashing Max Birmingham was stunned to learn that Aurora Black shared his impassioned devotion to song. The jaded aristocrat had long ago given up his secret longing for a musical career—and for a marriage based on love. Now the elusive Aurora rekindled both forbidden dreams...and aroused in Max a heartfelt yearning to transform their fleeting, stolen moments of passion into a lifetime of harmony.
He'd been named Wind Warrior and called the savior of his Blackfoot people. But the mystical power that filled him awoke his brother's hatred and envy. Dull Knife would do anything to take what was his.
Slender and lovely, the white captive had long ago caught Wind Warrior's eye. She was the kind of beauty who could make a man forget all else in the exquisite pleasures of the night.But when Dull Knife plotted to steal her away, the rivalry between the two brothers would come to a head, a prophecy would be fulfilled and with her daring rescue, a great passion would be born.
Orphaned after her parents were killed by Comanches, Loretta Simpson still lives in terror that the warriors will return, her fear so powerful, she is no longer able to speak a word.
Hunter of the Wolf believes that Loretta is a woman of ancient prophecy whom he must honor. But Loretta can only see him as the enemy who has kidnapped her, and she refuses to succumb to his control—or his touch.
Despite the hatred between their peoples, Loretta and Hunter gradually find their enmity changing to respect and care. In the midst of such conflict, it will take all the force of their love to find a safe haven.
Fiery-haired Rowena de Bernard had been exiled by Napoleon's conquests from the luxurious French chateau of her birth to the snowy moors of Scotland. Then Captain Tarquin York, a handsome British cavalry officer, took her on a perilous journey back to France, matching her defiant spirit with a will of steel and claiming her heart with the all-consuming heat of his kisses. But Napoleon's armies, maddened with vengeance against the English, would turn their odyssey to the lush vineyards of Southern France into a flight from death. Soon Rowena would be caught up in the fight for freedom that would end at Waterloo. And amid the ravages of war, her innocence would end in flaming desire, and the passion of a woman hungry for everything love can bring.
Half-breed Scott Prescott decided years ago to travel the white man's path and tell no one of his past as Lone Wolf. But now that he'd brought his eastern bride-to-be home to the Dakotas to meet his white family, his Sious heritage was filling his spirit with fiery passions and fierce longings he could no longer deny. This wild country was where he belonged and the prim and proper Miss Gena Trowbridge was about to learn what it meant to be loved by a man with savage blood in his veins and red-hot desire in his heart!
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From the moment they reached the Dakotas, Cents felt uneasy. Scott was somehow different here--stronger, more rugged, not at a like a polished Boston lawyer. The blond beauty had found it hare enough to control her unruly emotions back east, but now it was almost impossible to resist her fiance's rough masculine charm. Though his eyes held shadowy secrets, his lean, muscular body tempted her to forget her fears. His caress seared her flesh with delicious heat and his kisses made her inhibitions melt until she ached to surrender to the sensual pleasures of his DAKOTA DESIRE
THE DANGER OF PASSION
Lovely, chestnut-haired Jess Maury bated the American rebels, not least for murdering her beloved father. Still grief-stricken, she vowed to carry on his undercover work for the British by boarding a trading vessel in Philadelphia's harbor and delivering an important document to a man in faraway Baghdad--something to do with intercepting a shipment of gold. But long before she set foot on foreign soil she couldn't help succumbing to the overpowering physical presence of Captain Rhys Llewellen. And as she exulted in the forbidden ecstasy of his demanding embrace, it never occurred to her to wonder if there was more to his own voyage across the seas than he was letting on.
THE RISK OF LOVE
Rhys had more important matters on his mind than gorgeous Jess Maury. As a daring privateer, he had been entrusted by leaders of the Revolution with picking up a vital shipment of foreign gold and bringing it safely home. Still he was not one to pass up the chance to seduce a beautiful woman; that she was fiery and independent as well could only increase the pleasure when he finally got her into his bed. He would plunder the treasures of her supple body all through the star-filled nights, then go after a different treasure, leaving her with the memory of passion's DANGEROUS DESIRE
Lovely young Gabrielle LaFarge had resigned herself to the life of a nun in a French convent. But the future that awaits her is far different, for she is informed that she is to marry Philippe St. Cyr, a wealthy plantation owner from the island of Martinique. Gabby resents and fears this handsome, moody man, whose icy surface conceals depths of passion and violence. Though he awakens her to the sensual delights of lovemaking, Gabby’s heart remains untouched – or so she believes. As for Philippe, she is certain that he is incapable of love. Constantly at cross purposes, separated by war and the conniving of Philippe’s jealous mistress, each tries to forget the other, But a bond has been forged between them that will serve at last to unite them in love’s sweet, strange … Tender Fury
THE DRAMATIC STORY OF A BEAUTIFUL, MODERN-DAY BOUNTY HUNTER IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE, AND HER DESTINY, IN THE ARMS OF A LAWMAN OF THE OLD WEST.
Twentieth-century bounty hunter Victoria Mason plunges through a waterfall after a wanted man and finds herself in the Colorado of 1872. Even that won't throw her off the track of her quarry, a twisted psychopath who's threatened to kill again. But it's not as simple to fight her attraction to Christopher Waythorne, the local marshall whose hard-edged good looks and expert touch inspire long-suppressed desire.
From the intoxicating cascade of her gold and red hair to her straight shooting, Chris is captivated by the mysterious Victoria, and protective when he learns she is stalked by a murderer. And while the code of the West demands that he keep her safe from harm, Victoria's only hope of escaping from a whirlpool of danger and deception depends not on his protection, but his help in bringing a killer to justice.
Between yesterday and today, an old-fashioned lawman and a modern woman must work together, or risk their new-found love...and their very lives.
When his brother died for loving gorgeous Bianca Antonelli, determined Evan Sinclair swore to find the killer—by seducing the dangerous temptress who lured him to his death. Having long explored the myriad ways of pleasuring a woman, the hot-blooded captain knew exactly how he'd stroke the blonde witch's swelling curves and savor her creamy flesh. But once he had her willingly surrendering all he sought, the lust for violent revenge gave way to the desire for unrestrained rapture!
Though she was engaged to the wealthiest man in Venice, lovely Bianca felt she was the unhappiest girl in the world. Then she met the tall, auburn-haired American and she decided she had to know passion for at least one night before her dreaded wedding day. Evan was insolent and wild, brash and uncivil, but just his glance made her flush with a sensual longing she'd never before felt. The green-eyed beauty gave herself completely to the stranger, forgetting the consequences in the furnace of her ecstasy's EMERALD FIRE.
Shannon Greenleaf had one chance to save the gracious Southern lifestyle she'd always known - but the fiery-haired beauty had to cross enemy lines to do it. And when she did, she found herself in the bedroom of the most handsome man she'd ever seen - Blane Stevens. His broad chest and rippling muscles made her yearn for his strong embrace; his dark green eyes smoldered with a deep, burning passion. So when he held her in his arms threatening to torment her until she confessed her real mission, the defiant temptress was lost. She surrendered her innocence, vowing that she'd never reveal the truth - or let him capture her heart...
Blane Stevens could not have been more surprised than to find the intruder in his room to be as beautiful and desirable as Shannon Greenleaf. Yet there were ways of making spies talk - and Blane was a master at getting information. He took what he wanted and asked questions later, even from the innocent, young vixen in his bed. He knew Shannon was naive in the ways of love, but Blane couldn't control the overwhelming ecstasy he felt when he caressed her velvet flesh. He would sweetly torture her with pleasure all through the night, until she became his one, his only.
Warriors and dreamers, pathfinders and rebels, the Monroes are a family divided between their Indian heritage and their white blood. At their head is the indomitable Abigail Trent Monroe, whose love for Cheyenne warrior Lone Eagle became a legend. Now, as the clan gathers for a long-awaited reunion on their sprawling Colorado ranch, old hatreds and new passions explode ... in heartbreaking tragedy for eldest son, Wolf's Blood; in a forbidden love affair between Abigail's wild grandson Zeke and a rancher's headstrong daughter; and in an agonizing choice Wolf's Blood's young son must make -- a choice that could seal his father's fate.
Beautiful, wild-eyed and golden-haired, Eden Whiteny was the most delectable woman Zach Tyson had ever found trussed up in the hold of his pirate ship. As dangerous and turbulent as the dark seas he sailed, Zach knew a priceless treasure when he saw one - and he had no intention of sharing the plunder with his other men. One taste of Eden and he knew he had found his own private paradise of love
In the Turkish court of her stepfather, Brittany Sinclair was known as the daughter of the English Rose, that legendary beauty who had stolen Lord Simijin's heart. Raised between two worlds -- the proper English ways of her mother and the exotic sensuality of the harem -- Brittany had always been pampered and cherished. But now that she'd caught the eye of the sultan himself, only desperate measures could keep her safe.
Captain Thorn Stoddard was her last hope. As the handsome American's ship was about to set sail, Brittany hid belowdecks, certain his anger would be easier to bear than the sultan's lechery. How was she to know she had put herself at the mercy of a man whose searing blue eyes would brand her innocent flesh with passion's first fires even as his kiss tempted her to sample all that was forbidden?
Forbidden Ecstasy by Janelle Taylor.
was silk and satin, honey and fire. Never before did the possession of a man fill her with such excitement as-when she held her handsome Indian lover in her arms. That she was a white woman living in the red man's world did not matter. They had promised each other their hearts forever -- nothing could keep them apart.
was fierce and gentle, powerful and possessive.
He would never forsake his bride of two moons; he would never let her go.
But when Alisha awoke to dawn's first light her bronze-skinned warrior was gone.
Her lips were swollen from his savage kisses; her body bruised from his brutal passion -- and still she longed for him.
Lost between two worlds, she was desperate and alone. Betrayed by her savage lover, she hungered for their
Shipping heiress Caroline Brenton was raised in Louisiana bayou country, far from the chaos of the rebellious colonies and close to her beloved Cajun traditions. But when she used the family business to smuggle weapons to the revolutionaries, she put herself in the line of fire. Her plan went smoothly - until Nathaniel Hamlin a devilishly handsome rogue with the looks of a pirate, made her forget her secret mission.
Kristen Haardrad met the icy fury in her captor's crystal-green gaze with defiance. She was the prisoner of Royce of Wyndhurst, but his slave she'd never be. This powerful Saxon lord had at last met his match in the Viking beauty - his equal in pride, in strength...and in the fierce, hot hunger of insatiable desire. But Kristen could not know the torment that divided his soul; how he ached to hold her soft, supple body, thirsted for the ringing joy of her laughter - yet hated her for an ancient crime that was not her own.
But her golden loveliness drives him mad with desire, her fiery eyes taunting him, compelling him to claim her. Until, in wordless surrender, they cast aside the shackles of doubt and distrust to unite forever in the searing promise of all-consuming love.
She was his captive...
Cholla seethed with fury. The Apache scout had risked his life tracking down renegades for the white man only to find himself chained like an animal on the army prison train. Well, if they wanted a vicious savage, he'd give them one--he'd even force a white woman to help him escape. Sierra Forester had gotten in his way, and he was in no mood to let the beautiful widow go. He didn't intend to harm her, but it was a long way from St. Louis to Arizona, and along the trail he vowed to discover exactly what his lovely captive knew about satisfying a man's desires . . . and unleashing her own!
He was her passion...
Every day Sierra grew less afraid of her savage captor. At first she thought he would kill her...or worse. After all, her husband had died at the hands of the Apache. But this Indian seemed to have more honor and courage than anyone she'd ever known. As they moved west, the handsome warrior protected her bravely from wild animals and wilder men--and tempted her with delights she'd never imagined. Now her traitorous soul hoped she'd never be free from his muscular embrace and searing touch. Her urges were scandalous, but Sierra could resist no longer. She would give anything to savor the wild ecstasy of his...Apache Caress.