A Rose at Midnight

Once a daughter of the aristocracy, lovely Ghislaine "Gilly" de Lorgny lives for the destruction of Nicholas Blackthorne--the notorious rake she holds responsible for the cruel loss of her virtue, family and fortune. Now that the rogue has reentered her life, she seizes the opportunity to enact a poisonous revenge--but is abducted by the dashing villain before the deed can be done. Held prisoner in a secluded hunting lodge, she steels herself to resist the sensuous punishment her captor has promised--only to be betrayed by a heart that aches with desire for the handsome, tormented blackguard. For only in her enemy's arms will Gilly know the exquisite passion that can heal all wounds ... and the rapture of a love powerful enough to restore a fallen woman's honor and a scoundrel's nobility.

The Maggie Bennett Novels

Escape Out of Darkness Stunning beauty disguised the lethal skills that made trouble-shooter Maggie Bennett tough, icy and cool. She thought she was ready for anything until she was assigned to protect ex-rock star Mack Pulaski. But he aimed his sensual appeal with deadly accuracy—right into Maggie’s heart. Love is full of traps, but it could be a fatal distraction on the sizzling journey that sweeps them from Central America to Zurich, where multimillion-dollar drug deals provide the kind of stakes men kill for…where what they’ve seen and what they know make Maggie and Mack prime targets…where the heat is on—in danger and desire.

Escape Out of Darkness

Stunning beauty disguised the lethal skills that made trouble-shooter Maggie Bennett tough, icy and cool. She thought she was ready for anything until she was assigned to protect ex-rock star Mack Pulaski. But he aimed his sensual appeal with deadly accuracy—right into Maggie’s heart. Love is full of traps, but it could be a fatal distraction on the sizzling journey that sweeps them from Central America to Zurich, where multimillion-dollar drug deals provide the kind of stakes men kill for…where what they’ve seen and what they know make Maggie and Mack prime targets…where the heat is on—in danger and desire.

Darkness Before Dawn Her irresistible beauty and deadly skills in the martial arts always got her out of tight spots. But Maggie Bennett couldn’t escape a stab of pain and passion when her new partner turned out to be tall, sensual Randall Carter. Once before, his kisses had promised forever—until the morning he’d walked out of her life. Now a thrilling, high-voltage chase after a mysterious spy has led her back into his arms and behind Europe’s Iron Curtain, where Maggie and Randall would become desperate players in an electrifying game—read to break every rule…in danger and desire.

Darkness Before Dawn

Her irresistible beauty and deadly skills in the martial arts always got her out of tight spots. But Maggie Bennett couldn’t escape a stab of pain and passion when her new partner turned out to be tall, sensual Randall Carter. Once before, his kisses had promised forever—until the morning he’d walked out of her life. Now a thrilling, high-voltage chase after a mysterious spy has led her back into his arms and behind Europe’s Iron Curtain, where Maggie and Randall would become desperate players in an electrifying game—read to break every rule…in danger and desire.

At the Edge of the Sun A perfect blend of provocative beauty and fighting skills kept her safe in the most dangerous situations. But Maggie Bennett had no protection against her feelings for the handsome, mysterious Randall Carter. Torn by memories of past hurts, hopes for new love tossed her back into his arms and onto the bloody trail of a notorious terrorist. Maggie and Randall would be swept on a wild roller coaster ride of violence and betrayal…targets for an assassin’s bullet and a passion striking without warning from the dark depths of the heart.  

At the Edge of the Sun

A perfect blend of provocative beauty and fighting skills kept her safe in the most dangerous situations. But Maggie Bennett had no protection against her feelings for the handsome, mysterious Randall Carter. Torn by memories of past hurts, hopes for new love tossed her back into his arms and onto the bloody trail of a notorious terrorist. Maggie and Randall would be swept on a wild roller coaster ride of violence and betrayal…targets for an assassin’s bullet and a passion striking without warning from the dark depths of the heart.

 


Classic Stand Alone Novels

To Love a Dark Lord   James Killoran is a dark and dissolute Irish lord bent on retribution, and saving Emma, who has just accidentally killed her uncle, is merely an accident. But she keeps turning up, and he decides she’s the perfect instrument to enact his revenge. He just didn’t count on falling in love with her. Nominated for countless award, this is a timeless romance of darkness and redemption.

To Love a Dark Lord

 

James Killoran is a dark and dissolute Irish lord bent on retribution, and saving Emma, who has just accidentally killed her uncle, is merely an accident. But she keeps turning up, and he decides she’s the perfect instrument to enact his revenge. He just didn’t count on falling in love with her.

Nominated for countless award, this is a timeless romance of darkness and redemption.

Shadow Dance Valerian Romney, falsely accused of murdering his father, has no choice but to hide out in women’s clothes, posing as his brother’s wife, which makes falling in love with Sophie an admitted problem. In the meantime, his brother Phelan is falling for Juliette, who, disguised as a boy, is on the run from an abusive husband. Murders, mistaken identities, and true love are only some of the complications that abound. An award-nominated romp of Shakespearean confusion.

Shadow Dance

Valerian Romney, falsely accused of murdering his father, has no choice but to hide out in women’s clothes, posing as his brother’s wife, which makes falling in love with Sophie an admitted problem. In the meantime, his brother Phelan is falling for Juliette, who, disguised as a boy, is on the run from an abusive husband. Murders, mistaken identities, and true love are only some of the complications that abound.

An award-nominated romp of Shakespearean confusion.

Prince of Swords Take an aristocratic cat burglar, a down on her luck gentlewoman who reads Tarot cards for living, add in a wicked villain, beheadings, the Tower of London, and luscious sex, and you end up with Prince of Swords, a classic romp of a Georgian romance.

Prince of Swords

Take an aristocratic cat burglar, a down on her luck gentlewoman who reads Tarot cards for living, add in a wicked villain, beheadings, the Tower of London, and luscious sex, and you end up with Prince of Swords, a classic romp of a Georgian romance.

Lord of Danger The plan was for beautiful Claire to marry the terrifyingly sinister Simon of Navarre, wizard in residence to Richard the Fair. Instead her plain sister Alys takes her place, proving herself more than a match for the man with the secrets, while sweet Claire falls in love with a handsome knight, while the truly evil Richard the Fair tries to make life miserable for all. Set in medieval times, this is a rich, gorgeous tale of love and deception and ultimate redemption.

Lord of Danger

The plan was for beautiful Claire to marry the terrifyingly sinister Simon of Navarre, wizard in residence to Richard the Fair. Instead her plain sister Alys takes her place, proving herself more than a match for the man with the secrets, while sweet Claire falls in love with a handsome knight, while the truly evil Richard the Fair tries to make life miserable for all.

Set in medieval times, this is a rich, gorgeous tale of love and deception and ultimate redemption.

Ritual Sins Rachel Connery is a woman with a mission—to destroy Luke Bardell, the charismatic man who seduced millions of dollars from her dying mother, thus robbing Rachel of her inheritance. Now Rachel wants revenge—and she’s willing to enter Luke’s lair and risk the lure of his magnetic personality to get it. Luke Bardell is a master manipulator. He always gets what he wants from people, and Rachel Connery looks like an especially easy mark, She is beautiful and angry and spoiled, and the challenge of melting her icy exterior inspires him. For Luke it is a standard ritual. But desire is a dangerous weapon that cuts two ways. Rachel could get trapped in a nightmare of forbidden feelings…or she could use her strength and intelligence and fierce will to find a way into Luke’s heart and force his utter surrender to her—body and soul.

Ritual Sins

Rachel Connery is a woman with a mission—to destroy Luke Bardell, the charismatic man who seduced millions of dollars from her dying mother, thus robbing Rachel of her inheritance. Now Rachel wants revenge—and she’s willing to enter Luke’s lair and risk the lure of his magnetic personality to get it. Luke Bardell is a master manipulator. He always gets what he wants from people, and Rachel Connery looks like an especially easy mark, She is beautiful and angry and spoiled, and the challenge of melting her icy exterior inspires him. For Luke it is a standard ritual. But desire is a dangerous weapon that cuts two ways. Rachel could get trapped in a nightmare of forbidden feelings…or she could use her strength and intelligence and fierce will to find a way into Luke’s heart and force his utter surrender to her—body and soul.

Seen and Not Heard Claire McIntyre tried to ignore the murders—the headlines of women stabbed to death, the city’s mounting fear. She tried to forget, too, the painful past she’d left behind in Massachusetts…and concentrate on her entrancing new life with Marc Bonnard. He was a man of wealth and sophistication, who wrapped her in a spell of erotic desire. Alone with Marc and his small daughter in his classic, elegant apartment, Claire could almost forget her loneliness…could almost believe that she loved him… But as the brutal deaths continued, Claire discovered a terrifying secret, a nightmare that became her own. Trapped in a sinister web of ancient vows and grisly revenge, she fled into the proud, indifferent city, searching for help, for a safe escape. Now, as rain falls softly down, she must outwit a killer whose mad cunning knows no bounds, a murderer who will find her, no matter where she hides…

Seen and Not Heard

Claire McIntyre tried to ignore the murders—the headlines of women stabbed to death, the city’s mounting fear. She tried to forget, too, the painful past she’d left behind in Massachusetts…and concentrate on her entrancing new life with Marc Bonnard. He was a man of wealth and sophistication, who wrapped her in a spell of erotic desire. Alone with Marc and his small daughter in his classic, elegant apartment, Claire could almost forget her loneliness…could almost believe that she loved him… But as the brutal deaths continued, Claire discovered a terrifying secret, a nightmare that became her own. Trapped in a sinister web of ancient vows and grisly revenge, she fled into the proud, indifferent city, searching for help, for a safe escape. Now, as rain falls softly down, she must outwit a killer whose mad cunning knows no bounds, a murderer who will find her, no matter where she hides…

Against the Wind Puente del Norte—the last place on earth Maddy Lambert had expected to find herself. Yet here she was in the middle of Central America in an embattled guerilla camp on a mission impossible. She’d come to get her dying father, whose ideals had carried him far away from home and won him the title of El Patron—the Saint. She’d crossed a country at war only to be told that he didn’t recognize her as his daughter...to find him guarded by the infamous Jake Murphy—the man who’d stolen her girlish heart and still had the power to stir her deepest passions. Maddy, the rescuer, found herself in deadly danger. On Jake’s orders she’d been taken prisoner. And as the air around her rang with intrigue and gunfire, she had little time to learn who was friend or foe, who the enemy was, and who the love was that she’d crossed a continent to find.

Against the Wind

Puente del Norte—the last place on earth Maddy Lambert had expected to find herself. Yet here she was in the middle of Central America in an embattled guerilla camp on a mission impossible. She’d come to get her dying father, whose ideals had carried him far away from home and won him the title of El Patron—the Saint. She’d crossed a country at war only to be told that he didn’t recognize her as his daughter...to find him guarded by the infamous Jake Murphy—the man who’d stolen her girlish heart and still had the power to stir her deepest passions. Maddy, the rescuer, found herself in deadly danger. On Jake’s orders she’d been taken prisoner. And as the air around her rang with intrigue and gunfire, she had little time to learn who was friend or foe, who the enemy was, and who the love was that she’d crossed a continent to find.

Moonrise Annie Sutherland is fast finding out her life was built on lies. Haunted by her father’s death, Annie seeks out his protégé in the CIA, James McKinley, and is thrust into a secret shadow world that sends shivers of terror through her. For she finds James is no longer the conservative bureaucrat she remembers, but a mysterious, tortured fugitive—very armed and very dangerous. Annie and James are thrown together on a wild run that draws them closer to each other. Yet Annie is still not sure who James really is—a tender, passionate lover or a ruthless assassin? Who can she possibly trust with violence exploding all around her...and love perhaps the greatest snare of all…?

Moonrise

Annie Sutherland is fast finding out her life was built on lies. Haunted by her father’s death, Annie seeks out his protégé in the CIA, James McKinley, and is thrust into a secret shadow world that sends shivers of terror through her. For she finds James is no longer the conservative bureaucrat she remembers, but a mysterious, tortured fugitive—very armed and very dangerous. Annie and James are thrown together on a wild run that draws them closer to each other. Yet Annie is still not sure who James really is—a tender, passionate lover or a ruthless assassin? Who can she possibly trust with violence exploding all around her...and love perhaps the greatest snare of all…?


Classic Novellas

High Sheriff of Huntingdon The High Sheriff of Huntingdon, A Very Bad Man, has arranged to marry a young nun in order to get a coveted piece of land. He never expects to fall in love with her, or to let her tame his wicked ways, but with the interference of his mother, the witch, he’s in for a big surprise. Inspired by the Sheriff in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, it goes to prove there’s a hero in everyone.

High Sheriff of Huntingdon

The High Sheriff of Huntingdon, A Very Bad Man, has arranged to marry a young nun in order to get a coveted piece of land. He never expects to fall in love with her, or to let her tame his wicked ways, but with the interference of his mother, the witch, he’s in for a big surprise.

Inspired by the Sheriff in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, it goes to prove there’s a hero in everyone.