Jubal Graham is back on the job after a shooter took the life of his long-time partner, and sent him into a coma followed by months of rehab. Determined to have justice, Jubal is focused on finding a killer, not a new romantic entanglement. Ellis Banks, with his smoldering blue eyes and denim-clad swagger is a distraction Jubal can’t afford – or ignore.
Ellis Banks came to Philadelphia to bust a drug operation; one that connects to the same case agency legend Kentuckian Jubal Graham is working. Ellis finds himself drawn to Jubal, but Jubal holds him off. Sure that Jubal is interested, even though he wears his slain lover’s ring, Ellis mounts a determined siege.
Jubal’s surprise at having a suitor develops into a growing affection for Ellis, one clouded with old fears. Fate ripped one lover from his arms, and now Ellis is in the line of fire. Jubal’s courage can protect Ellis, but is it powerful enough to love him?
* * * * *
“Will you go out with me, Jubal?”
Persistence was a good thing for a drug enforcement agent to have, but I wasn’t sure I liked his directed at me. I wasn’t sure I didn’t like it, either. It was certainly different to be on this side of the pursuit.
“Why did you come to my house last night?”
Ellis looked away as a flush crept up his neck. “I needed to know if your boyfriend lived with you.”
I clamped down on my temper. He was out of line, and his eyes said he knew how far. I counted to five before I responded. “He’s not my boyfriend. Don’t do it again. If he sees you dogging me, it’ll scare him.”
“Like I’m scaring you, Jubal?”
“You’re not scaring me.”
“Oh, the hell I’m not.” Ellis leaned back in his chair. “Okay. We’ll do it the old southern way. Even straights say a year is enough to mourn. You can play the reluctant widower for another two months. I’ll let you. Then you go out with me.”
“Boy, you don’t know anything about me.”
“Wrong. You were all anyone talked about when I transferred in. I took notes.”
“You’re an arrogant rip, aren’t you?”
Ellis grinned as he stood and stretched. He looked down at me, his expression pure insolence.
“Takes one to know one, Agent Graham.”
Dare, heir to the White Falls pack, has given up on finding his mate after six years of travelling the US and Europe.Evan is an omega without a pack, and no intention of ever joining one again.When Evan's best friend Cole, who happens to be Dare's younger brother, gets married, the two meet for the first time, and sparks fly. Neither can see what fate has brought them, but fate has a way of forcing her hand...
Gage has been keeping a secret for years...Gage wants to accept Alice Williams' invitation to join the White Falls pack and leave the Cherry Creek pack behind him like a bad memory. That desire only intensifies when he finds his mate, Luke, who belongs to that pack. But ever since their parents died, or killed, as Gage suspects, his first concern has been to protect her younger brother, Sean, who has a gift Gage suspects Cherry Creek alpha desperately wants to control, and Gage doesn't know if he can trust the White Falls alpha to be any different.Luke will wait as long as he needs to...Unable to stay away now that he's found him, Gage still holds himself at a distance from Luke, not knowing how far he can trust him. Then the Cherry Creek alpha makes a move, and Gage finds he has no choice but to jump off the deep end.As Gage starts to believe he can have it all: trust the White Falls pack, protect his brother, and be with his mate and child, the Cherry Creek alpha realizes his prize is slipping his grasp, and he'll do whatever it takes to win.Driven to Mate is a 43,000 word novel that can be read as a standalone with no cliffhangers and a HEA.
CUPCAKES & KISSES
Cupcake Bakery owner, Shay is down on her luck and hoping to come up with rent for the month. After her backup plan falls through, she goes to her landlord for help. Instead of evicting her, he decides to set up a mutual arrangement. A business after hours networking event. She gets customers for her shop and he gets potential tenants for his commercial properties. There’s only one downside. He’s become addicted to both Shay’s cupcakes and her company. Leaving him wanting more each time he’s around her. Shay has met her match in Stephen. He's a man who knows what he wants and that includes Shay's cupcakes and her kisses. Can he convince her to take a chance on love and business?
THE ART OF LOVE
Miesha owns the candle shop next door to Shay's bakery and is grateful for the networking event that has been drumming up more business. Remi drops in one night after an event and is not only taken by Meisha, but her delectable candles. To take her interest to the next level Remi begins ordering candles like crazy just to have Miesha deliver them to her Art Gallery. Each time they encounter one another the chemistry is explosive. Remi is determined to show Miesha just how amazing it is when the art of love takes shape in their lives.
ONE MISSED CALL
Trinity is a beautiful plus size restaurant owner, with a crush on one of her daily customers Zion. She bumps into Zion at one of Shay's networking events and sparks fly. He's smart, charming, funny, and drop-dead gorgeous. The usually confident Trinity becomes awkward and shy. After too many cocktails and one night of pure pleasure, Trinity finds herself in unfamiliar territory. She wants Zion for more than just sex, but she’s afraid their first official meeting might have given him the wrong impression. How can Trinity turn one night into a lifetime?
Elroy Greer has been having a really bad month. A co-worker blames him for mistakes he didn't make. His car is broken into. He lost most of his friends to his ex in the break-up. Then his hiking buddy bails at the last second, leaving Elroy alone at a trailhead. He decides some time in nature to get away from it all is still an excellent idea and heads out on his own. True to his bad luck, Elroy gets caught in a spring flash storm, loses his way, and tumbles off a cliff. He expects to die out there, but he doesn't. Elroy wakes up in a log cabin with a man who's already supposed to be dead—Rueben Calhoun. Except, Rueben is calling himself Dermot Reever. As Dermot begins explaining about wolf shifters and mates and that they are destined to be together, Elroy can hardly believe it's real. He's sure he'll wake up and find it's all been a pain-medicine-induced dream. If it's not a dream, can Elroy really take the chance that his bad luck won't ruin everything and have enough faith to begin a relationship with a wolf shifter in hiding?
Enslaved as a child, her DNA altered until she was barely half human, Jeannie Sorenson still managed to engineer her escape back to the ship that brought her to that deadly planet. Could the humans accept her now that she was half alien? Could she learn to interact with them and still retain her freedom? And why the hell did they keep asking her for answers when they didn't want to hear them?
The Love at Stake anthology brings you six captivating paranormal tales featuring vampires and their sacrifices, made in the name of love. Blood lust and romance are all consuming for these vamps and their lovers. Six stories of seduction in the shadows that lead to a happily ever after for all.
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