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  • Burning Embers: An O'Brien Tale by Stacey Reynolds

    Burning Embers: An O'Brien Tale by Stacey Reynolds

    Rated: 5.00 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 5 ratings
    Duty calls for the youngest O’Brien son. Then in a flash of heat, smoke, and flame comes great suffering.Seany O’Brien keeps with family tradition, choosing a career as a first responder. But his choice brings risk and inevitable sacrifice. Lost in a fog of pain and grief, not even the fierce love of the O’Brien clan can pull him from his unending nightmare...
  • Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    It’s Christmas in Sinful and Fortune is set to participate in all the local hoopla. A Christmas gala, caroling, and a sleigh ride are on the agenda. Murder is not. But when someone bumps off Santa, Fortune is aware a killer is lurking among the holiday cheer...
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  • State of Grace by Marie Force

    State of Grace by Marie Force

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    The exciting new First Family Series continues with the Cappuano family’s first Christmas at the White House shadowed by a murder investigation that strikes a little too close to home...
  • Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Nothing says Welcome Home like a murder. It’s official. Fortune Redding is out of the CIA and a newly minted resident of Sinful, Louisiana. She never expected her homecoming to be all apple pie and hugs, but a murder wasn’t on her list of things to deal with before she’d even gotten her name stenciled on her mailbox...
  • Hurricane Force by Jana Deleon

    Hurricane Force by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 19 ratings
    From New York Times bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the seventh book in the Miss Fortune series. A force to be reckoned with… During missions as a CIA assassin, Fortune Redding saw and overcame most every obstacle, but Sinful, Louisiana, keeps producing new challenges for her. When a hurricane blows through, it brings a shower of counterfeit money raining down on the tiny bayou town...
  • Hook, Line and Blinker by Jana Deleon

    Hook, Line and Blinker by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    Nobody knows speed like Ida Belle. Behind the wheel of her hopped-up Blazer, she’s the queen of the back roads. But when someone tries to kill Hot Rod and steals only black SUVs from his shop, Fortune worries that excessive horsepower is the least of the trouble that comes along with her friend’s new ride...
  • Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    ‘Til death do us part?Ida Belle, Fortune, and Gertie are gearing up for the big day—Ida Belle’s wedding to Walter—but when the caterer goes missing just a week before the big day, it puts a huge black mark on the joyous celebration...
  • Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the third book in the Miss Fortune Mystery series.When only a crack shot will do…In the two weeks CIA assassin Fortune Redding has been hiding in Sinful, Louisiana, she’s been harassed, poisoned, and shot at…and that was the easy part. But now, she’s about to face her biggest challenge since setting foot in the tiny bayou town...
  • The Magic of Sea Glass by Jenny Hale

    The Magic of Sea Glass by Jenny Hale

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    From the USA Today, bestselling author of The Summer House, with over one million copies of her books sold, comes a heartwarming beach read, perfect for fans of Sheila Roberts, Jill Shalvis, and Debbie Macomber.After the loss of her fiancé a year ago, event planner Lauren Sutton can’t seem to go on with her choice of career or the life she’d built with her fiancé any longer...
  • What I've Done by Melinda Leigh

    What I've Done by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.48 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Morgan Dane’s new client has blood on her hands—and no recollection of what happened—as the #1 Amazon Charts bestselling series continues. Haley Powell wakes up covered in blood, with no memory of the night before...
  • The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

    The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel that perfectly interweaves history, mystery, and social justice.When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strong for their four-year-old daughter...
  • Leo by Maryann Jordan

    Leo by Maryann Jordan

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    He had no complaints… Great job, great boss, great co-workers. And a best friend he’d known for years.Okay, almost no complaints… The women he dated paled in comparison to his best friend.She had a lot of complaints… A job she hated, a tyrant for a boss, working with people that got on her last nerve. And no time for love. Plus, the guys she dated couldn’t come close to her best friend...
  • See Her Die (Bree Taggert) by Melinda Leigh

    See Her Die (Bree Taggert) by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 28 ratings
    Sheriff Bree Taggert is both hunter and hunted in #1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s blood-freezing thriller of murder, rage, and revenge.New sheriff Bree Taggert is called to a shooting in a campground shuttered for the winter. But she arrives to find a perplexing crime. There is no shooter, no victim, and no blood...
  • Secrets Never Die by Melinda Leigh

    Secrets Never Die by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger fight for the innocence of a young murder suspect—if only they could find him. When a retired sheriff’s deputy is shot to death in his home, his troubled teenage stepson, Evan, becomes the prime suspect. Even more incriminating, the boy disappeared from the scene of the crime. Desperate to find her son, Evan’s mother begs PI Lance Kruger for help...
  • Hot Rebel by Lynn Raye Harris

    Hot Rebel by Lynn Raye Harris

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    A rebel on the run… Victoria Royal is a traitor. Or so the U.S. government believes. Victoria was once a promising sniper in the Army, but now she’s gone rogue—worse, she’s just landed in the middle of a Hostile Operations Team mission in the desert and blasted it all to hell. Nick “Brandy” Brandon doesn’t expect to run into Victoria when he’s bugging out from a mission gone wrong...
  • The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh

    The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    A frantic chase to catch a grave robber reveals a startling discovery in this tenth installment of the Widow’s Island novella series by Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh.Deputy Tessa Black spots a man disturbing a grave in the local cemetery and gives chase. But when Tessa catches him, she learns that the ghoulish trespasser wasn’t robbing graves; he was burying a box of bones...
  • Mackenzie's Legacy: Mackenzie's Mountain & Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard

    Mackenzie's Legacy: Mackenzie's Mountain & Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 19 ratings
    MACKENZIE'S MOUNTAIN - MACKENZIE'S MISSION Wolf MacKenzie: The loner had a way with horses and a deep mistrust for outsiders. Until one woman dared venture onto Mackenzie's mountain, determined to tame the rugged half-breed. Joe "Breed" Mackenzie: Like his father before him, he was as wild as the wind...and not about to settle down...
  • Shadows and Silk by Liliana Hart

    Shadows and Silk by Liliana Hart

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Agent Brant Scott knows when a battle is lost. He’s been an integral part of hunting down members of the del Fuego cartel for years, but it’s not the violent criminals that have the ability to bring him to his knees. That honor belongs to one woman...
  • Shattered by Dani Pettrey

    Shattered by Dani Pettrey

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 17 ratings
    A Thrilling New Romantic Suspense from the Genre's Newest Star Piper McKenna couldn't be more thrilled that her prodigal brother, Reef, has returned to Yancey, Alaska, after five years. But her happiness is short-lived when Reef appears at her house covered in blood. A fellow snowboarder has been killed--but despite the evidence, Reef swears he's innocent. And Piper believes him...
  • Death Is Not Enough: The Baltimore Series #06 by Karen Rose

    Death Is Not Enough: The Baltimore Series #06 by Karen Rose

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    The past comes back to haunt a high-profile defense attorney in the newest book in the Baltimore series from the New York Times bestselling author of Monster in the Closet.In his work as a defense attorney in Baltimore, Thorne has always been noble to a faultspecializing in helping young people in trouble in an attempt to atone for those he couldnt save when he himself was younger...
  • Always Mine by Kennedy Fox

    Always Mine by Kennedy Fox

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    College parties, beer, and one-night stands—that was my life. Now, I hunt down criminals, ethically or not, but if no one’s asking, then I’m not telling. Drinking and women are still included, though I can’t seem to forget the girl who almost gave me her virginity. She would’ve until I realized she was too young, and I wasn’t looking to get thrown into jail...
  • Finding Hart by Ella Fox

    Finding Hart by Ella Fox

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    There is one person in the world that Spencer Cross can't live without and that's his wife, Delilah Hart Cross. With their baby on the way, life has never been sweeter. Dillon Cooper finally had Dominique Hart back in his arms and he has no intention of letting her go. Happy for the first time in years, Dillon knows that things can only get better...
  • Last Rites by Sharon Sala

    Last Rites by Sharon Sala

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    There's nothing a community won't do to protect its own...Shirley Wallace and her four sons return to her childhood home on Pope Mountain in Jubilee, Kentucky, with a lifetime of hardship behind them, hoping to find peace and begin their lives anew. Eldest brother Aaron Pope returns to his life as a police officer, and is settling in just fine...
  • Reckless Refuge by Catherine Cowles

    Reckless Refuge by Catherine Cowles

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    There were shadows I was running from. Ones that haunted and taunted. Ones that made it so I had no choice but to disappear. I’d spent years hiding from the world. My little island haven, the only assurance of safety. It all changed the moment he showed up at my door. The hint of pain in his eyes told me that something haunted him, too. And I couldn’t help but be drawn closer...
  • Black Hearted by Julie Ann Walker

    Black Hearted by Julie Ann Walker

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    He’s everything she ever wanted. She’s everything he never knew he needed. Can she convince him she’s the one?The Black Knights are back and better than ever!Samuel Harwood has spent his entire career working in the black and gray areas of international intrigue. Living in the shadows for so long has made him forget who he was and where he came from...
  • High Country Hero by Elle James

    High Country Hero by Elle James

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Lauded for his daring rescue of a medical team captured by Islamic State terrorists, Navy SEAL Enrico “Rico” Cortez feels like anything but a hero. His friend and fellow teammate lost his life during that rescue. Plagued by PTSD, Rico leaves the Navy. Reluctantly, he accepts his only job offer, joining the Brotherhood Protectors in Colorado...
  • Reset by Janet Elizabeth Henderson

    Reset by Janet Elizabeth Henderson

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Former soldier Ryan Granger’s life has become all about numbers:13 months since he was shot in the head7 months spent in a coma6 months since he woke, a changed man5 hours since he’d been kidnapped4 minutes since he’d opened his eyes in an underground cavern3 minutes since he’d heard a woman calling for help…Two strangers trapped together.One impossible way out...
  • Through the Glen by Samantha Young

    Through the Glen by Samantha Young

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 8 ratings
    He’s a cynical, world-weary Londoner. She’s a shy Scot. They might seem like opposites, but a few weeks in the Highlands will bring them together in ways they can’t imagine…Theo Cavendish is the second son of a British viscount, and he’s spent years running from the aristocratic world he grew up in. Betrayal and loss taught him lessons he’s not quick to forget...
  • Say Goodbye by Karen Rose

    Say Goodbye by Karen Rose

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 14 ratings
    Eden faces a final reckoning when the cult's past victims hunt them down in this explosive, high-stakes thriller in the Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, “Pastor” keeping his cult's followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual pleasures...
  • Every Second with You by Lauren Blakely

    Every Second with You by Lauren Blakely

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Every Second With You = Sex. Love. Addiction. Heartache. Pain. And Hope. I used to think love was a lie. Now I know it’s real, powerful, and I don’t want to lose it…But my future scares me, and there’s no way this can be happening, especially since I’ve finally broken free from all the people who wanted pieces of me. I don’t even know how to start over, but I have to find a way...
  • Change My Game by Kelsey Clayton

    Change My Game by Kelsey Clayton

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    My name is Jace London,And I may have screwed up.I’ve always been the guy who had it all.Privilege, entitlement, and a life of luxury.But after one college night gone tragically wrong,Nothing has ever been the same.Everyone thinks I should be happy.With a trust fund like mine, who could be sad?But no one knows what’s going on with me,Or the nightmares that keep me awake at night...
  • The Watcher by Melanie Moreland

    The Watcher by Melanie Moreland

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    To the world, I’m Damien DeSalvo, businessman. I own a security company, ensuring the safety of my clients.But behind the scenes, I’m known as the Watcher.I stay hidden, overseeing the secrecy of Hidden Justice—those who rid the world of its scum, one bad guy at a time.Until the day she stumbles into my path and one kiss changes everything.Stalked and terrified, Raven Bailey needs my protection...
  • The Lost House of Ireland by Susanne O'Leary

    The Lost House of Ireland by Susanne O'Leary

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    An enchanting story about forgotten family secrets that will transport you to the charming village of Sandy Cove on the beautiful Irish coast.Allegra Casey is searching for a new beginning. So when she discovers an engagement ring buried in the sand near her home in Cape Cod, the last place she expects it to lead her is to the west coast of Ireland...
  • Burning Justice by Tee O'Fallon

    Burning Justice by Tee O'Fallon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    After narrowly surviving a childhood fire that killed two of his friends, ATF Special Agent Brett Tanner knows what it’s like to get too close to the flame. The trauma only spurs him and his K-9 partner to track down the arsonists targeting a Colorado town. This latest warehouse blaze looks suspicious as hell…and there’s a body. Now it’s murder...
  • A Quiet Death by Cari Hunter

    A Quiet Death by Cari Hunter

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    In book three in the Dark Peak series, things are looking up for Detective Sanne Jensen and Dr. Meg Fielding. Dating each other seems to be working, their families are behaving themselves, and the worst of the post-Christmas crime wave is over.The discovery of a Pakistani girl’s body out on the moors changes all that. No one knows who she is, who hurt her, or how she came to be there...
  • Somebody to Love by April Wilson

    Somebody to Love by April Wilson

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Chicago homicide detective Tyler Jamison has accepted that fact that he was born defective. Women just don't do it for him, and he can't contemplate any other option. So, loneliness it is. Ian Alexander has met the man of his dreams, but the guy's in complete denial of his sexuality. Ian's not giving up on Tyler, though. Tyler's a domineering, controlling force of nature..
  • Mercy by Julie Garwood

    Mercy by Julie Garwood

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 38 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood takes readers from New Orleans' exclusive Garden District to the backwoods of Louisiana's mysterious bayou country in an unforgettable novel of passion and suspense that cuts straight to the heart. When esteemed Justice Department attorney Theo Buchanan is struck ill at a New Orleans gala, Dr. Michelle Renard works fast to save his life...
  • Beneath the Wreckage by Catherine Cowles

    Beneath the Wreckage by Catherine Cowles

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    It was supposed to be a summer we’d never forget.Instead, everything was stolen from me.The best friend who was more like a sister. The innocent way I looked at life.Leaving me with only unanswered questions. Returning to the island is the second chance I didn’t know I needed.And Hunter is the surprise that knocks me sideways. There’s a hurt in him that calls to my own...
  • Minutes to Kill by Melinda Leigh

    Minutes to Kill by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    After corporate attorney Hannah Barrett tries—and fails—to stop a kidnapping in Vegas, she can’t shake the haunting image of the terrified young girl she couldn’t save. She tells herself that a visit to her hometown in Scarlet Falls could be a welcome distraction. But soon, Hannah realizes the kidnappers have all the info they need to track her every move...
  • Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins

    Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 20 ratings
    One step forward. Two steps back. The Tufts scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston medical specialist was a step forward. Being hit by a car and then overhearing her boyfriend hit on another doctor when she thought she was dying? Two major steps back. Injured in more ways than one, Nora feels her carefully built life cracking at the edges...
  • Dead in the Water by Julie Ann Walker

    Dead in the Water by Julie Ann Walker

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Julie Ann Walker delivers perfect pulse-pounding romantic suspense! The former Navy SEALs of Deep Six Salvage thought they could retire to the sea and hunt for treasures of the deep, but when trouble comes to visit, there'll be hell to pay.Dalton “Doc” Simmons is having one helluva week...
  • Her Delta Force Protector by Sandra Owens

    Her Delta Force Protector by Sandra Owens

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Everyone thinks Harper Jansen is dead.She is not, and she wants her life back.When Harper—very much alive but terrified—calls Kade Church, he does what is programmed in his DNA: he protects. Delta Force operator Kade and Duke, his military K-9 school flunker, have the skills to keep Harper safe...
  • The Only Reason by Donna Schwartze

    The Only Reason by Donna Schwartze

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A slow burn Navy SEAL romance. Millie Marsh is a fiercely independent CIA agent. Mason Davis is a headstrong Navy SEAL. Join them for this second chapter of their story. When Millie takes the final step toward the answers she craves, will she be forced to choose between her head and her heart?“This sequel absolutely exceeded expectations...
  • Death is Not Enough by Karen Rose

    Death is Not Enough by Karen Rose

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The past comes back to haunt a high-profile defense attorney in the newest book in the Baltimore series from the New York Times bestselling author of Edge of Darkness and Monster in the Closet.In his work as a defense attorney in Baltimore, Thorne has always been noble to a fault--specializing in helping young people in trouble just as someone did for him when he was younger...
  • Roman by Annabella Stone

    Roman by Annabella Stone

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Fact: Six years ago, former Force Recon Marine Roman Walsh made the biggest mistake of his life and chose duty to his country over love. Fact: He was an idiot. Now the one he loves is missing, and Roman has only one thing on his mind. Get him back alive...
  • Moving Mountains by Laura Harner

    Moving Mountains by Laura Harner

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    It’s easier to move a mountain than escape the past. After the ultimate betrayal results in the death of his lover, Jamie Mainwaring looks to the past for answers, and discovers his entire life is a lie. When uncovering the truth leads to a more devastating loss, there’s only one place he can turn for understanding...
  • Beckham by Olivia T. Turner

    Beckham by Olivia T. Turner

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    I've always been known as a cold calculating killer.Feared by everyone who crossed my path.With good reason.There's been a lot of blood over the years and not a lot of love.But when I see her... everything changes.Her warm smile thaws my cold heart.Her soothing touch calms my rage.My killing days are over.At least, I think they are..
  • Collide by Megan O'Brien

    Collide by Megan O'Brien

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    After years working for Talon Security, Sarah Scott has settled into her life in Los Angeles. Her friendships are growing stronger, and that spark with a certain former SEAL... well, it just might be worth exploring. That is, until her ugly past becomes her present and Sarah sees no other choice but to disappear. Letting her go isn't an option...
  • Butterfly Bayou by Lexi Blake

    Butterfly Bayou by Lexi Blake

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake is back with an all-new heartwarming, small-town contemporary romance series set against the spicy southern backdrop of Louisiana's Butterfly Bayou. Life in Dallas took a tragic turn for nurse practitioner Lila Daley. In need of a fresh start, she retreats to Papillon, Louisiana, a tiny town on the bayou...
  • Sadistic Sherlock by Jocelynn Drake, Rinda Elliott

    Sadistic Sherlock by Jocelynn Drake, Rinda Elliott

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Ten years ago, Dominic Walsh faked his own death. With no true identity, it wasn’t hard. But if he’d stayed, he would have been drawn further into a life he’d never chosen. He has friends and family at Ward Security now and has managed to escape his dark past. There is only one thing he truly wants. Abraham Stephens...
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