Sweet Talk

      Jackie Merritt

Sweet Talk

Rumor's beloved animal doctor, Valerie Fairchild, had always taken care of herself. She'd survived cancer and a haunting trauma in her youth--alone. And she didn't need a relationship with the town's fire chief, Reed Kingsley--but somehow she couldn't ignore the flames he set off whenever he was near!

Reed was used to getting what he wanted--and he wanted Val, tragic secrets and all. Because the beautiful spitfire had been on his mind for months, in spite of the icy barrier she kept between herself and the world. Could this town hero melt Val's resistance to the healing fire of their passion?

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    Assignment: Marriage

      Jackie Merritt

Assignment: Marriage

THE COP SAYS, "I DO?"

Marriage wasn't in his job description, but officer Tuck Hannigan's latest assignment was playing husband to an extremely vulnerable--and incredibly beautiful--witness. He'd protect Nicole Currie from danger--he'd even share a home with her. But there was no way he'd let go of his stony facade and make their pretend marriage a real one....

Nicole Currie wanted her quiet life back. Instead, she was to be Tuck Hannigan's "bride" for as long as it would take to catch a murderer. But soon she was sharing candlelit dinners and heated kisses with her ruggedly handsome "husband"--and wishing their assignment would never end....
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    A Willing Wife

      Jackie Merritt

A Willing Wife

Sexy widower Dallas Fortune may be Texas's most eligible bachelor but he's remained quietly on the sidelines, content to work the ranch and run the family empire.When he shows up in the nick of time to pull a curious boy out of harm's way, he gets a hands-on introduction to young Travis Randall...and his lovely mother, Maggie.

Temporarily staying at the ranch after losing her banking job, Maggie just wants to get her life back on track. She appreciates Dallas's interest in her son, and is secretly thrilled by his apparent interest in her, but she's a divorced single mom struggling to make ends meet, hardly the type for Dallas Fortune. She's not looking to complicate her life with a passion that has no future. She's got more sense than that. Now if only she can convince Dallas...and her heart.

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    The Kincaid Bride

      Jackie Merritt

The Kincaid Bride



After being caught in a compromising clinch with his boss's granddaughter, ranch foreman Eli Forrester was forced into a shotgun marriage with Melanie Kincaid. Eli had never wanted anyone as much as he did beautiful Melanie. But he'd learned the hard way not to let anyone get too close. Which meant that they could share heated glances and soul-searing kisses, but Eli wouldn't let her thaw his cold, hard heart. Still, it wasn't easy when every instinct told him that the city spitfire was the woman who could offer the solace he craved....
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    The Bachelor Takes a Wife

      Jackie Merritt

The Bachelor Takes a Wife

Texas millionaire Keith Owens loved his bachelor ways—until elegant and sophisticated Andrea O'Rourke came back to town. Years ago the sparks between them had nearly seared them both—but Andrea had left, swearing to forget the power of Keith's touch....

Now she'd returned, cool, calm and collected—until she caught Keith's possessive, passionate eye once more. This time, he swore she wouldn't escape him before he had his fill—but then he would release her. Only, Keith forgot to let Andrea in on his plan....

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