Seneca King is alone in life, the pain of her past her only companion. The idyllic confines of the women's college Seneca attends prove more isolating than she imagined possible, and her scars, emotional and physical, deter everyone from getting close to her. Until she meets Dylan Walker. Dylan, a college senior, sees more to Seneca than the fragile body and tortured soul. Dylan is looking for something real in her life, not the unattainable expectations of her family, or the superficial friendships she thought would last a lifetime. There is nothing more real than Seneca King. Carefully, slowly, they begin a delicate courtship, helping each other learn the meaning of true love. But when her dark past once again steps out of the shadows, Seneca is dragged back into the world that broke her in the first place. Can Dylan and Seneca stand together to vanquish the past once and for all, or this time, will it end up breaking them both?
What happens when the woman of your dreams lands in your swimming pool at the same time that buckshot riddles not only your back deck, but also your comfortable, orderly, safe life?
When bounty hunter Holt Lasher splashes into Isabelle Rochat's swimming pool, Isabelle assumes the shotgun blast was meant for Holt. After all, who would want to shoot a corporate CPA when a bounty hunter is standing in front of her? The answer forces Holt and Isabelle on a perilous journey through an underworld of drugs and underhanded deals, from the Rhode Island House of Representatives to a methadone clinic. Compelled to protect Isabelle by a sense of duty and an attraction neither of them expected, can Holt catch the assailant in time, or will her commitment to the chase leave the idea of happily ever after impossible?
Until a year ago, Lola Walker always felt comfortable in life—she was unlucky in love, but solid as part of Holt Lasher’s team. But the past year has made her swear off women and shaken her faith in her ability to do her job. Getting cheated on, dumped, and almost getting your team killed will do that. But then a new threat is leveled against Holt and her family by a group of anonymous cyber criminals attempting to steal millions from unsuspecting online fantasy sports players. Lola goes undercover in L.A. to find them, intent on regaining her footing. And if she just happens to spend some time with the intriguing Dr. Quinn Golden? Well, it would be rude not to, even if she might be involved in the scheme. But when Quinn’s life is in jeopardy will Lola have to watch helplessly as someone she loves gets ripped away from her once again?
Max Winters is comfortable in her behind-the-scenes wunderkind role on Holt Lasher's crime fighting team. Eventually, she'd like more responsibility in the field, but that only happens after Holt says you're ready. When Holt's team is asked to help bust an organized car theft ring and Whitney "Dubs" Williams is released from prison with the sole purpose of helping Holt in that pursuit, Holt turns to Max to be Dubs' minder. As in, handcuffed together, 24/7 minder of an unreformed, young, hot, cocky thief. The lines blur between legal and illegal, real and façade, the longer the two women spend together. But Max isn't willing to risk her heart for the entertainment of a criminal. In order to prove herself, Dubs has to make sure her feelings can't be misinterpreted. But will she survive her grand gesture?