Author: Kimberly Rae Jordan
Publisher: Three Strand Press
Release Date: 2015-06-13
Lindsay Hamilton has watched as people around her have fallen in love and gotten married. She knows she needs a change in her life, but she also knows it doesn't involve romance or love, let alone marriage. When their church announces a two-week mission's trip to the Philippines, Lindsay feels that this may be the change she needs. Plus, it will give her the opportunity to see the world beyond the one she's lived in her whole life. The only problem is her mother. Having almost lost one child, Lindsay's mother is distraught at the thought of her only daughter trekking halfway around the world by herself. In order to give her mother peace of mind, Lindsay agrees to allow a bodyguard to accompany her. Than Miller is the consummate ladies' man. He loves to spend time with them and to make them feel good about themselves. Unfortunately, that very approach to life has made the one woman he's most interested in hold him at arm's length. When her older brother comes to BlackThorpe Security to hire a bodyguard for a trip she's taking, Than quickly agrees. Surely he'll have the opportunity to convince Lindsay to change her opinion of him during their trip together. Though Lindsay has accepted Than's role as her bodyguard, she's the one in charge of guarding her heart. And guard it she will. But when disaster strikes and she finds herself completely out of her element, Lindsay has to face her own vulnerabilities. As her faith in God deepens, will she be able to let down her guard enough to let Than in? Usually, Than has no trouble keeping his emotions detached from his job, but this time around he's finding it more and more difficult. And it's not just because he's responsible for Lindsay. In the midst of disaster, he comes face to face with a faith he's never experienced before. Will he give his heart to God even as he waits for Lindsay to give hers to him? Or will the experiences Than and Lindsay shared on the trip be just a memory when they get back home?
Her face is on all the billboards, on every movie screen, at every awards gala. She’s bigger than life, and she acts every bit the diva. Underneath her bratty facade, something secret lays dormant. I can sense it, because I’ve got secrets too. But when I’m hired as her bodyguard, I almost refuse. I don’t want to tempt the demons in me. With her sinful good looks, and that laugh that drives me wild, I know I’m in for a hell of a ride. But I can’t let her in. I won’t. No matter how determined she is, no matter how much she teases me. Until suddenly, her hotel room is under lockdown. It’s just her, and me. For hours. On Christmas. I’m falling for her. But can her light finally chase away the darkness that guards my heart?
They're dangerous men. Absolute enemies. And totally hot for each other. Will has never met anyone like Kit. He’s arrogant. Gorgeous. Totally lethal. The most expensive bodyguard money can buy. And Will can’t seem to resist him. A simple command in Kit's cut-glass accent makes Will want things he’s never wanted, do things he’s never done. Their red-hot chemistry is off the charts. Just one problem: Will has vowed to kill the billionaire that Kit is hell-bent on protecting. And Kit has secrets, too—his own reasons for sacrificing his soul, piece by painful piece, to keep one of the worst men on earth alive.
Liam Carlington is a spoiled rich kid. He's been acting out since his childhood love, Paul, devastated him by marrying a woman. He drops out of school in favor of drinking and partying too much. When his current bodyguard is injured in a bar fight, a new bodyguard replaces him. His new protector, Scott Jackson, is gorgeous, and tough. He's attracted to his new charge, and Liam is aggressive about how much he would love to get Scott in bed. But Scott is worried Liam is just using him for a sexual fling. As much as Scott would love to give in to Liam sexually, he knows there is someone out there who has threatened Liam's life. It complicates matters that Scott is beginning to lose his professional distance from Liam. He's not willing to lose another client, but can he really keep Liam safe by staying out of his bed?
Looking for heart-racing romance and breathless suspense? Want stories filled with life-and-death situations that cause sparks to fly between adventurous, strong women and brave, powerful men? Harlequin® Romantic Suspense brings you all that and more with four new full-length titles in one collection! COLTON’S CINDERELLA BRIDE The Coltons of Red Ridge by Lisa Childs Juliette Walsh is a K9 cop and single mom determined to protect her daughter—be it from the murderer hoping to silence her or devastatingly attractive Blake Colton, the powerful father who could take her little girl away. CAVANAUGH’S SECRET DELIVERY Top Secret Deliveries by Marie Ferrarella After helping a stranger deliver her baby, Dugan Cavanaugh never expected to see Toni O’Keefe again. But when the Aurora PD gets involved in taking down a drug cartel, the only journalist who can get Dugan the answers he needs is none other than Toni herself! AGENT BODYGUARD To Protect and Serve by Karen Anders The last time NCIS agent Austin Beck saw Jenna Webb, he was a marine guard for the US Embassy and she was the ambassador’s wife. Six years and one divorce later, Austin is investigating her cousin’s murder. Jenna’s safety has to be his number-one priority, no matter the strong, tempting attraction between them. BRAVING THE HEAT Escape Club Heroes by Regan Black When a misogynistic lawsuit turns deadly, firefighter Kenzie Hughes finds refuge with family friend Stephen Galway. He’s been living in self-imposed exile since his fiancée’s death, but braving the heat with Kenzie might be just what this loner needs…
She may be the wrong girl, but this undercover cop will compromise everything he values to make things right for her and her daughter. Amanda Crowe's baby girl has been kidnapped, and in the shadowy world in which she lives, there's no one to trust except herself. But she hasn't counted on Jesse McCall getting in her way—a man who is more than he seems… Posing as Amanda's driver, undercover cop Jesse McCall is assigned to watch the mobster's daughter. But he can't ignore Amanda's heart-wrenching effort to bring her child home, nor her siren's call luring him ever closer. As a cop, Jesse has a duty to fulfill. But as Amanda's lover, he'll protect her and her baby from all harm—even if it means breaking the law. Originally published in 2001
A DESERTED COUNTRY ROAD, A BROKEN-DOWN CAR AND IN THE THROES OF LABOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN TYLER ADAMS HAD EVER SEEN… Tye didn't know how Susannah Bird had gotten into her current predicament, but after delivering her newborn son and holding the squirming bundle in his arms, he vowed to protect them both with his life. Accept the protection Tye offered or disappear? Susannah had to think of how best to keep her baby safe from the men who were determined to kill them both. She fought against the devil that tempted her with Tye's blue eyes and tender promises, but could the mysterious stranger be the answer to her and her son's prayers…?
Return to Payne Protection for the latest scandal in this brand-new Bachelor Bodyguards series Once a bad boy, always a bad boy. At least that's what Candace Baker tells herself after being scorned by fellow bodyguard Garek Kozminski. And her hot Payne Protection coworker hasn't just returned to his lawless ways...but his old girlfriend, too! Heartbroken, Candace is determined to send Garek back where he belongs--jail. No one--even sexy Candace--can know Garek is faking his criminal comeback to bring down a mobster. But when a curious Candace almost blows his cover, Garek must come clean to her--risking both their lives. Now the bodyguard duo is forced to keep their enemies close...and the danger closer.
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2016-11-17
James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. The Most Eligible Bachelor on Capitol Hill has met his match. Abbie Whitmore is good at her job. She knows how to protect people, and she’s always right – until Congressman Jonathan Lassiter comes along. The presidential hopeful refuses to believe that his politics have put him in danger, yet Abbie’s determined to keep him safe. But how can she protect him while she’s guarding her heart?
The secret princess's bodyguard… As head of a visiting royal's protection detail, Trace McKinnon's focus should be strictly on the external threats against a woman's life. But what happens when he finds Dr. Mara Marianescu—a princess incognito as a college professor—much more intriguing? And that's only the start of his troubles. When actual danger arrives for this beautiful royal, Trace isn't sure if it's because of a genuine threat from her country—or because of the darkness in his own past. Trace knows he should let Mara go—and does his best. But the cool, intelligent princess might just risk the one thing she has that is all her own—her heart…