SHE WAS DETERMINED TO PUT THE PAST BEHIND HER. Her engagement was over, and gorgeous realtor Wilhelmina Silverthorne was determined to live her life her way. She'd stick to the things she knew and trusted - fast cars and haute cuisine - and steer clear of love in any form. Then Kiel Faulkner launched a mind-shattering, bone-melting assault on her senses and sensibilities. Suddenly she wanted him more than anything on earth, knowing that if she succumbed, he'd quickly disappear. He was a renegade, a man who broke all the rules - and won! Did she dare take on his challenge?
DIXIE BROWNING SERIES:
Secret heiress Liza Chandler didn't want the money—or the rugged millionaire who'd suddenly come into her life. But Beckett had made a vow to get the job done...and he wasn't the type to take no for an answer. Especially not when he discovered that beneath Liza's plain-Jane exterior hid a passionate woman just waiting to be protected. But would Liza trust Beckett enough to take his money...and let him into her heart?
EDITORIAL REVIEW: Okay, so maybe hiring a centerfold stud to remodel my home was crazy. But I, Marty Owens, practical bookstore owner, was a desperate woman, and contractor Cole Stevens was a man with muscles and strong hands and a seductive voice promising me he could get the job done fast. It made perfect sense for him to move in so he could work days *and* nights. But no logic can explain my wild fantasies about getting cozy with Cole in every room in the house—the bedroom, the shower, the kitchen.... Ladies, I'm in over my head with the man upstairs, but can I tempt him to repair his heart and build a home for *us*?
Police detective Carson Beckett had skirted the altar as smoothly as a sly criminal avoided handcuffs. Now the time had come to settle down and fulfill his ailing mother's wish—and he was halfway there with an unofficial promise to wed his childhood sweetheart. But first he had to repay an old family debt to the last of the Chandler heirs.When his search led him to the gray-eyed, mesmerizing Kit Chandler, his usual logic deserted him. Instinctively, he changed from benefactor to protector when Kit became the target of someone else's wrath. And when tension turned to passion, Carson realized he was in deep. He would get to the altar, but with whom?