Sex, Lies & Hot Tubs
Meet Ellen Dunwell, doting wife, loving mother, high school teacher extaordinaire. She’s worried that her husband, the respected Dr. Jeffrey Dunwell, wonderful father, great lover, is having another affair. As if that’s not bad enough, her friends don’t understand her, her neighbor’s son is a Peeping Tom, and her angst-ridden teenage daughter is stashing pot in her room and dating a control freak. When Jeffrey suddenly disappears, Ellen sets out on a mission to find him—only to get caught up in a web of intrigue and danger, where nothing is as it seems and the stakes are her life.
Burial Instructions and Other Stories
An impossible choice between tragedy and murder, the consequences of an upside-down corpse, eyes too young to see a crime so vile, an altercation with a refrigerator door—death has many stories. This collection features 8 tales of the bitter end. One of them could be yours.
The Best of Both Worlds
HOW TO DESCRIBE BECKY ROTH: UNEMPLOYED, STRESSED, PREGNANT
After losing her job at a greasy diner, Becky needed to support herself, but no one was looking for a pregnant vegetarian chef during a snowstorm in small-town Connecticut. Except Carter Prescott III, who’d been the best man at a wedding a few months ago where he and Becky had indulged in a little too much cake and lovemaking. Now that he was going to be a father, he had to convince her he was ready for marriage and a baby. But no one was more surprised than Carter when his feelings of obligation turned into full-blown passion and need. Suddenly, he was a man on a mission—marriage.
Journey of the Heart
“TELL ME, LAURA, DOESN’T IT GET LONELY UP THERE IN YOUR IVORY TOWER?”
Upon her return home, Jake Logan made Laura see how the perfect life she’d ordered (with a little denial on the side) wasn’t so perfect. Sure, her marriage to him had been electric in that department, but it had failed miserably in others. Now Laura Matheson had another chance, a new lease on life and the ex-husband she’d always loved staring at her. Which path would Laura choose this time? That impossible “perfection” or a cozy love seat in her ivory tower—with Jake Logan by her side?
A Mother’s Reflection
A WOMAN’S LOVE… A MOTHER’S SECRET
Rachel Hartwell, just a kid when she gave up her daughter for adoption, now yearned to be part of Megan’s life and fulfill her motherly role. But a run-in with Adam Wessler, Megan’s smoldering—and single—adoptive father made her realize that her maternal instincts were not the only ones going unfulfilled. Adam couldn’t have known what Rachel’s real connection to his daughter was, because, clearly, all he wanted to do was pull her close—from the moment he laid eyes on her. But what would happen when he learned the truth about their relationship? Would she be welcomed into the fold? Or on the outside looking in…again?
The Marriage Act
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY...
After a brazen midnight encounter with a handsome stranger, shy Linda Mailer returned to her quiet life working for Walter Parks. Until she learned she was expecting a baby. And that her mystery lover—the baby’s father—was Detective Tyler Carlton, the man in charge of the scandalous investigation into her boss! Tyler insisted they marry and give their child a real family. The longer they lived together, the deeper their passion grew. But Linda was wary of Tyler’s thirst for revenge against Walter, and feared he was only using her for information. Could Tyler finally let go of the past…and in the present find the love he’d always wanted?