New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2006-07-11. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 391 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards; The sole survivor of a brutal crime, Reece Gilmore has been on the run, desperately fighting the nightmares and panic attacks that haunt her. She doesn't intend to stay in the sleepy town of Angel's Fist one second longer than she needs to, despite its friendly - if curious - inhabitants, and the irresistible attraction of local writer Brody. However, on a hike into the mountains she witnesses a couple having a vicious argument that culminates in murder. By the time Reece finds Brody and brings him to the scene, both killer and victim are gone. Faced with a lack of evidence, the authorities in Angel's Fist find it hard to believe Reece's story. After all, she's a newcomer in town and yet has already gained a reputation for being jumpy - maybe even a little fragile. But when a series of menacing occurrences makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody - the one person who does believe her - to find the murderer before it's too late
New York: Viking Adult, 1989-04-28. Hardcover. Good. 528 pages; edge wear to boards, corners bumped, remainder mark on bottom page ends; In 1943 Sylvie Rosenthal gives birth to the dark-haired, black-eyed daughter of her lover Nikos and resigns herself to possible divorce and ruin. However the sequence of events that follow provide Sylvie with a means of escape, leading to a life of lies.
Silhouette, 2005-08-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 475 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Two Novels in one: Nightshade and Night Smoke.
New York: Ivy Books, 1993-07-05. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 326 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Susan Prentice is a woman alone. At a crossroads in her life, she gets in touch with her maternal grandmother whom her father had forbidden her to see. But when Susan arrives at the family home, she discovers that her mother's death may not have been an accident after all.
New York: Fawcett, 1981-11-12. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 315 pages; spine creases, edge wear; Devastated by the sudden death of her adoptive parents, writer Courtney Marsh decides to look for her natural parents to fill the gap left behind. Her only clue is a tiny golden unicorn that was found hanging on a chain from her neck when she was adopted at just two months of age. As Courtney searches the past, she comes face to face with the murderer her real mother has not yet escaped...
New York: Avon, 1994-03-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 404 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Jess thinks she has conquered her panic attacks but they are back with a vengeance. As a prosecutor in the State Attorney's office she is exposed to Rick Ferguson, about to be tried for rape - until his victim goes missing. And it looks like someone is determined that Jess should disappear too...
New York: Harlequin, 2008-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 217 pages; light edge wear; Hank "handsome as sin" Tyler is all that stands between Melody Thompson and the wrath of her sister's killer. The lonely widower--formerly a rancher--makes a perfect hunk of a bodyguard but leaves much to be desired as boyfriend material. With a precocious eight-year-old daughter to raise, he's sworn off love and marriage. Which is fine with Melody, who intends to go back to her life in Chicago. Besides, romance would distract them from catching the killer. But as days go by, the leads are few, the danger grave, the desire unforeseeable...until the night Hank guards Melody's body more passionately than either intended!
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1975. Hardcover. Good. 249 pages; edge wear to boards, dents in spine; In her Newport mansion, Christy seeks the truth about her father's suicide.
Harlequin, 2009-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 216 pages; spine creasing, some light edge wear; "Eve is pregnant with your baby." The anonymous tip leads undercover DEA agent Adam Serrano back to his lost love, Eve Walters. The gorgeous veterinarian had stormed out of his life upon discovering the "truth" about his identity. Though it nearly killed him, disappearing had ensured her safety. Now he's a father and must see for himself that Eve is okay. Renewed desire fuses them together despite all common sense. Then Eve and their baby become targets in his dangerous world. To survive, he must regain her trust. In the end, he needs to choose between family and duty, life and death.
Harlequin, 2007-12-04. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 313 pages; faint spine crease, light edge wear; Southern summers were notoriously hot. But when a series of deadly fires blazed through the city, Detective Bradford Walsh really felt the heat. With temperatures rising, he had to catch the arsonist before the city was reduced to a pile of cinders. On the hunt for a killer, all roads led to one woman: Rosanna Redhill. The fires seemed to target the elusive beauty, and Bradford had to know why. But he couldn't let Rosanna's smoldering glances distract him from his investigation. Because then he'd have another fire to extinguish...one that threatened to send them both up in flames.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 448 pages; edge wear and scuffing to jacket, corners lightly bumped; Elinor, a legendary novelist, is on her deathbed and must decide to whom she will leave her fortune. Which, if any, of her three granddaughters will inherit? Beautiful Annabel, Miranda, the brilliant businesswoman, or Clare, the film producer's wife with a social conscience?
New York: Harlequin Books, 2009-03-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 218 pages; light edge wear; "Twinkle twinkle little star. I know where you are."Another threatening note sent to a beloved child star. But this time, the stalker got inside the house. Desperate to protect her young charge, guardian Blythe Cooper is grateful for the tall, strong bodyguard now standing sentinel at their door. Until Ethan Ryan awakens feelings in Blythe she can't acknowledge.The former secret service agent turned bodyguard makes it his mission to protect children. The rules: never make it personal, and everyone walks away alive. Amendment: somehow, someway, keep beautiful Blythe and the little girl out of his heart--and safe by his side.
New York: Harlequin Books, 2008-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 216 pages; edge wear, slightly bent; Sergeant Gabriel Caruso arrived in the remote Yukon wilderness with one goal: to erase all memories of the serial killer who had ruined his life. But he soon discovered that the madman was hot on his heels--and after anything that touched Gabe's heart. Including local tracker Silver Karvonen. As Silver plotted with Gabe to stop their predator, she matched more than wits with the Mountie. Even the icy tundra couldn't muffle the heat simmering between them. But for Silver and Gabe, love could very well be a matter of life and death.
New York: Silhouette Books, 2008-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 217 pages; light edge wear; Dr. Nick Sandro's top-secret mission: to help undercover agent Cate Olin recover from an attempt on her life. The safehouse? His own apartment, where her body--which he'd dreamed about for years--was suddenly his responsibility. Nick had loved Cate since childhood, but he'd accepted this job as a favor to her family, to her boss. No way he'd cross the line. For a civilian, Cate's gorgeous doctor sure was secretive. About giving up his career as a surgeon. About not letting Cate in. But when a terrorist hell-bent on revenge came after both of them, saving each other's lives depended on sharing everything.
New York: Putnam Adult, 2000-03-06. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 370 pages; some light edge wear to boards and jacket; Tory Bodeen grew up in a small, rundown house where her father ruled with his fist. Only her friendship with Hope, from the big house nearby, allowed Tory to be the child she couldn't be at home. But Tory's life fell apart when Hope was brutally killed - a murder which was never solved. Now, as Tory returns to her hometown to settle and start a business, she is determined to rid herself of the nightmare of that terrible night. Forging a bond with Cade Lavelle, Hope's brother, she's unsure whether the loss they share will unite them or drive them apart. But she's willing to try. Only living so close to those unhappy memories is more difficult and frightening than she expected. Because Hope's killer is still free - and extremely close ..
New York: Silhouette, 2005-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 249 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After a lifetime of losingâhis mother, his rodeo career and nearly his sanityâRedhawk Jackson was finally a winner. Irish Heaven ranch had become a part of his heart and soul. But when Irish beauty Rhiannon O'Brannoch showed up at the Arizona ranch, Hawk's future came into question. The brooding foreman didn't need Rhiannon messing things upâregardless of how tempting she was. Despite the sizzling attraction between them, they worked together to overcome the hardships of this rural terrain. In the end, could he give up his soul's desire for the woman of his dreams?
New York: Silhouette, 2001-06-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 296 pages; cover crease, edge wear; He was there when her father was murdered, and has watched her grow up. But bodyguard David Wolfe, Caroline McGuire's secret protector, is forced out of hiding when he discovers she's in danger. Caroline is no longer an orphaned child, but a beautiful woman aching for love. He can protect her from a killer--but can he protect her from himself?
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1968. Hardcover. Good. 252 pages; ex-library with usual internal markings; likely a book club edition; corners bumped and board edges worn; When Eve North returns to Athmore after three years' separation from her husband Justin, she finds the great estate-and Justin himself-vastly changed. Eve too has changed. She knows now the mistakes she made in her marriage in the past, and she now dares to win back the love of her own husband. Like another Eve, she wanders into the gardens of Athmore, unsuspecting. Yet she has reason to fear. Justin's brother Marc had once before placed her in a compromising position in that place of secrets-the green velvet room. Justin had believed Marc and never forgiven her. Now Marc waits for her at Athmore. Then, too, she has been warned that Justin has made up his mind at last to divorce her in order to marry Alicia Daven-the cool, serene Alicia whose quiet assurance comes from generations at Grovesend, and who has always taunted the American Eve with her tempting of Justin. Old Daniel-just before he is sent to his death-tries to warn Eve. It is he who carved from the green-black yew a topiary garden, one of the marvels of Athmore. The dark trees are clipped into the shape of chessmen, at a game forever in play. The black rook stands poised in readiness, like a hunter ready for the kill, challenging the white king. Daniel cries to Eve, "It's the black rook's play!"-but he dies before Eve can learn his fateful meaning. Eve finds herself entrapped on a chessboard of evil, unsure of her next move, yet aware that the black rook will move again-this time to destroy her.
New York: Mira, 2003-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 378 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After the murder of her business partner, Kasey Ellis must contend with Tanner Hart, the man who fathered her son 20 years ago and who now needs Kasey's media savvy for his Senate campaign.
New York: Pocket Star, 2006-05-23. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 354 pages; Picking up where the steamy "Blaze" left off, the latest novel by "New York Times" bestselling author JoAnn Ross turns up the heat in a tale of suspense set in the wilds of Wyoming