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Alaskan Wilderness rescue

Alaskan Wilderness rescue

"Targeted for elimination: Caught in a murderer's crosshairs-- secrets can be lethal. After discovering a dead body in Great Smoky National Park, detective Jen Blackwell is ambushed - until federal park ranger Tyler Cade comes to the rescue. And when the...

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Monster in the marsh

Monster in the marsh

Monster in the marsh: "When dashing Jackson Fortier stumbles - literally - into the bayou's inner depths, he never expects to encounter a gorgeous swamp woman. Little does he know Josephine Cadieux's ulterior motive for getting to know him: infiltrating his...

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Operation Rafe's redemption

Operation Rafe's redemption

Operation Rafe's redemption: "Years ago, Foxworth Foundation operatives walked into a trap that almost annihilated them all. So when Charlie Foxworth - the firm's cool financial mastermind - finds the man responsible, she'll stop at nothing to take him down....

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Dangerous Texas hideout

Dangerous Texas hideout

Dangerous Texas hideout: "Seeking refuge from danger ... with threats at every turn! When her daughter is the only witness able to identify a group of bank robbers, single mum Penny Jackson knows their lives are in danger. These men will do anything to keep...

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Colton's dangerous cover

Colton's dangerous cover

Colton's dangerous cover: "Someone is preying on club goers. That's why Fletcher Colton has gone undercover as DJ Kiki Shelton's assistant. Facing danger is just part of the job for a detective, but sneaking around in dark clubs and alleyways with Kiki poses...

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K-9 security

K-9 security

A stalker's prey: "Hollywood actress Bria Baker has all that comes with worldwide fame ... including a stalker who's followed her to a New York City film set. To assure her personal protection, the superstar hires bodyguard Xavier Nichols the man whose heart...

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The hero  by Susan Stoker

The hero

Susan Stoker

"Any soldier who gets out of the service with his life should be happy to leave danger behind. Though his army brothers are content running their new business in Maine, Kendric 'Bob' Evans isn't ready to give up the fight. He's been supplementing his hours...

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Deserving Lara  by Susan Stoker

Deserving Lara

Susan Stoker

"Callen 'Owl' Kaufman thought dangerous missions were a thing of his past. As a former Night Stalker Army pilot he'd been in his share of dicey situations. But rescuing Lara Osler from a serial killer who'd become obsessed with her was definitely one of the...

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Fatal witness  by Patricia Bradley

Fatal witness

Patricia Bradley

"Although she witnessed the murder of her parents 25 years ago, Dani Bennett has no memory of the event. However, it's clear that the killer remembers her when she returns to Pearl Springs in search of answers. Local K-9 Deputy Mark Lassiter is determined to...

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One wrong move  by Dani Pettrey

One wrong move

Dani Pettrey

"Making amends for his criminal past, Christian Macleod has become one of the country's top security experts. But a string of heists brings attention from Andi Forster, an insurance investigator with her own checkered past. The two of them are drawn into a...

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Hurt for me  by Heather Lynn Levy

Hurt for me

Heather Lynn Levy

"Rae Dixon is lucky to be alive. Fifteen years ago, she survived being trafficked and abused, escaping her captors to reclaim her life. Now, she's running a thriving business with her best friend and raising a teenage daughter on her own. Rae's finally in...

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Outlaw  by Ted Dekker

Outlaw

Ted Dekker

"The story of how I, Julian Carter, and my precious two-year old son, Stephen, left Atlanta, Georgia and found ourselves on a white sailboat, tossed about like a cork on a raging sea off of Australia's northern tip in 1963, is harrowing. But it pales in...

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Summer rain  by Barbara Freethy

Summer rain

Barbara Freethy

"Danielle Monroe is determined to use her new job in DC as a stepping-stone to a high-powered political career. But the secrets surrounding her father's death continue to overshadow her goals. Her family thinks she holds the final piece of the puzzle, but she...

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Undercover baby rescue

Undercover baby rescue

Montana witness chase : "A witness in danger. Assassins on the hunt. After testifying against her brother's murderer, Hope Miller thought she'd be safe in witness protection - until she's attacked by an assassin at her new safe house. Now her identity and...

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Colton threat unleashed

Colton threat unleashed

Colton threat unleashed: "Who's sabotaging Sebastian Cross's elite dog training facility? Or is his longtime friend, veterinarian Ruby Colton, the real target? The ex-marine and feisty vet work together to find the culprit and prevent further carnage...until...

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Vigilante justice

Vigilante justice

Vigilante justice : "With a ruthless killer out for revenge, she'll do anything to protect her child. Everleigh Taylor has worked tirelessly to build a safe life for her young daughter. But someone is targeting them to avenge her serial killer father's crimes....

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Tracking stolen treasures

Tracking stolen treasures

Buried grave secrets : "Standing guard - with threats on all sides... When bones are found at an unmarked gravesite - and then shots are fired - forensic anthropologist Jordyn Miller knows someone wants old secrets to remain buried. She'll do anything to...

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Point of disappearance

Point of disappearance

Point of disappearance: "Finding human remains while putting out a fire isn't something Forest Ranger Tate Mitchell ever expected. Nor is the appearance of far too appealing Blanca Lopez. The FBI Agent is on the island to solve a cold case involving a boy's...

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Cold case kidnapping

Cold case kidnapping

Cold case kidnapping : "A mysterious family tree. A man thought long dead. Dahlia Easton has few solid clues to find her sister, missing for a year. But she's in danger the moment she reaches Wyoming's backcountry. To protect her, cold case investigator Grant...

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Heavy crown  by Sophie Lark

Heavy crown

Sophie Lark

"She was a temptation he couldn't resist... Sebastian Gallo couldn't believe it when her saw her being stuffed into a trunk: Yelena Yenina, the only daughter of the most vicious Bratva boss in Chicago. The Bratva hate Sebastian's family - in fact, they burned...

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Frostbitten  by Rebecca Zanetti

Frostbitten

Rebecca Zanetti

"With a wildly gifted mind, and an untamed head of hair to match, petite powerhouse Millicent Frost is brilliant when it comes to gadgets and electronics - less so with people. After an attempt to bust a bank scam goes awry, Millie is in hot water with...

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His greatest muse  by Hannah Cowan

His greatest muse

Hannah Cowan

"I've known Tinsley since we were children, two souls tangled in a bond that defied explanation. She isn't just my best friend; she's the gravity that keeps me grounded, the magnetic force that draws me in, no matter the consequence. But somewhere along the...

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State of bliss  by Marie Force

State of bliss

Marie Force

"Sam and Nick are ready to get out of DC - and the White House - for a much-needed vacation to celebrate their second anniversary. Due to ongoing political pressures, they decide to scuttle their plans for a return to Bora Bora to stay closer to home at their...

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Butcher & Blackbird  by Brynne Weaver

Butcher & Blackbird

Brynne Weaver

"When a chance encounter sparks an unlikely bond between rival murderers Sloane and Rowan, they find something elusive - the friendship of two like-minded, pitch-black souls who just happen to enjoy killing other serial killers. From small-town West Virginia...

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Glenrock  by Lee Christine

Glenrock

Lee Christine

"After Justice Maurice Tempest dies violently in the Glenrock State Conservation Area in Newcastle, local detective Senior Sergeant Callan O'Connor is urgently called to the scene. Days later a second body is found in the same location, turning what had looked...

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Shadows in the ashes  by Christina Courtenay

Shadows in the ashes

Christina Courtenay

"Present day. Finally escaping an abusive marriage, Caterina Rossi takes her three-year-old daughter and flees to Italy. There she's drawn to research scientist Connor, who needs her translation help for his work on volcanology. Together they visit the ruins...

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One in a million  by Janet Dailey

One in a million

Janet Dailey

"Frank Culhane may be the wealthy patriarch of one of Texas' most prestigious families, but his party girl daughter, Jasmine, is only interested in the money the ranch brings in--and the cowboys. Until the day she heads to the stables in search of their hot...

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Finding Ashlyn  by Susan Stoker

Finding Ashlyn

Susan Stoker

"Friends with benefits. That's all Ashlyn wanted with Slate. They were certainly combustible in the bedroom, and that was sufficient...wasn't it? Yes, definitely. He was too bossy. Too protective. She didn't want someone hovering, wanting to know her every...

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Finding Monica  by Susan Stoker

Finding Monica

Susan Stoker

"Years of abuse at the hands of her father has taught Monica Collins she can't trust anyone - especially military men. Since escaping her home, she's built a successful career as a nanny, showing other kids the love she was denied as a child. But when her...

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Fatal betrayal  by Barbara Freethy

Fatal betrayal

Barbara Freethy

"Haunted by a youthful tragedy, FBI Agent Andi Hart specializes in finding missing children, but her latest case throws her off her game when she discovers her former childhood friend turned bitter enemy has been called in to consult. Eighteen years ago,...

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Creed  by Susan May Warren

Creed

Susan May Warren

"In the heart-pounding conclusion to the epic Minnesota Marshalls series, Princess Imani finds herself once again in peril as she becomes the target of a deadly plot. She needs Creed - only problem is, he's facing charges in Lauchtenland. But he's not going to...

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Hello, darkness  by Sandra Brown

Hello, darkness

Sandra Brown

"When a caller to a late night radio talk show announces his intention to murder a woman he's kidnapped within seventy-two hours, mayhem ensues. And Paris Gibson, the mysterious host of the show in question, finds herself in the spotlight for the first time in...

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Searching for Heather  by Susan Stoker

Searching for Heather

Susan Stoker

"Ever since hearing about the mysterious woman in the woods who'd rescued his friends, Talon Ross has been intrigued. He can't rest until he's found her, made sure she's all right. But when he finally manages to track her down, that difficult task turns out to...

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Playing dead  by Allison Brennan

Playing dead

Allison Brennan

"Every man on death row claims he's innocent. Only in Thomas O'Brien's case, it's true. Having spent twenty years behind bars for the double murder of his wife and her lover, he's now escaped and is determined to earn his shot at redemption. He wants to find...

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Double take  by Lynette Eason

Double take

Lynette Eason

"Detective James Cross has been honorably discharged from the Army Criminal Investigation Division due to wounds sustained when an IED blew up near him. Now with the Lake City Police Department, he's rooming with this good buddy and partner, Cole, while he...

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Fragile designs  by Colleen Coble

Fragile designs

Colleen Coble

"Carly Harris is trying to adjust to life as a single mom after the unsolved murder of her husband. When her grandmother suggests renovating the family home into a bed and breakfast, Carly discovers family secrets in the attic, including a treasure possibly...

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Sweet sin  by Helen Hardt

Sweet sin

Helen Hardt

" Ex-convict Falcon Bellamy served eight years for a crime he didn't commit. Once he was free, he wasted no time hopping into bed with his parole officer. She was the salve he needed to soothe the demons from his incarceration and the worry for his sister...

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The fearless one  by Lori Foster

The fearless one

Lori Foster

"Jedidiah Stephens came to the Colorado Rockies for one to uncover the truth behind the fire that killed her family. She's been chasing down clues, and everything has led her to an isolated campground. Her plan is to get a job there so she can investigate who...

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The cruel dark  by Bea Northwick

The cruel dark

Bea Northwick

"Millicent Foxboro is haunted. Not by ghosts, but by the anguish of her past and the uncertainty of her future. After all, even in the progressive year of 1928, most people would balk at hiring a woman who'd spent two months in a mental ward for traumatic...

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Danger on the river

Danger on the river

Danger on the river: "When undercover detective Devon Miller rescues a woman from treacherous rapids, he soon discovers that she's a target. And now, so is he! Who has Kacey Ashland in their sights? Does her twin brother hold the key? Devon must learn to trust...

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Undercover Christmas escape

Undercover Christmas escape

Undercover Christmas escape : "The assignment was simple: infiltrate an office Christmas party, gather evidence and take down a drug cartel. However, DEA agent Duncan O'Brien and deputy U.S. marshal Sera Morales encounter more than they were expecting when...

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Conard County: killer in the storm

Conard County: killer in the storm

Conard County: killer in the storm : "She's usually the protector, will she accept his protection? A whiteout blizzard leaves Deputy Artie Jackson no choice but to take Boyd Connor into her home. Maybe getting this stoic combat veteran to talk about his demons...

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Always watching

Always watching

Always watching : "Suspecting she's being followed, Scarlet Wills hires local PI Austin Beaumont. But when a brutal attack lands Scarlet in the hospital, it's clear they're up against a rapidly escalating threat. Posing as lovers ignites passion that threatens...

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K-9 National Park defenders

K-9 National Park defenders

National Park defenders : "A Christmas skiing retreat turns treacherous when Pacific Northwest K-9 Unit officer Veronica Eastwood's sister is kidnapped - and only rival officer Parker Walsh can help her. And in Sharee Stover's explosive Holiday Rescue...

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A grave mistake

A grave mistake

A grave mistake : "The only way to clear her grandfather's name is to find a killer's buried secrets... Mia Beaumont will do anything for her grandfather - including going home to the Rocky Mountains to clear his name in a decades-old disappearance case. But...

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Broken vow  by Sophie Lark

Broken vow

Sophie Lark

"Riona Griffin is gorgeous, intelligent, and iron-willed, determined to carve her name in the family ledger without a man at her side. But when she barely survives an unexpected attack on her life, her family hires Raylan Boone as her bodyguard - a rancher, a...

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When a secret kills  by Lynette Eason

When a secret kills

Lynette Eason

"Investigative reporter Jillian Carter knows it's time to put the past to rest. She's tired of looking over her shoulder, letting a killer go free. She's no longer the scared kid who changed her name and disappeared. Now, no matter what the cost, Jillian must...

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When the smoke clears  by Lynette Eason

When the smoke clears

Lynette Eason

"As a member of the North Cascades Smokejumpers, Alexia Allen always takes care of the equipment that keeps her safe. So when she nearly dies in a fire due to equipment failure, she knows something is up. Ordered to take time off while the investigation...

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Misty Hollow massacre

Misty Hollow massacre

Misty Hollow massacre: "Working as a team, can they stop a killer targeting their hometown? Child psychologist Hannah Maddox's father once helped send the man she loved to prison. Now Jed Swain is free and back on Dead Falls Island to clear his name. Until his...

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Jacob's eclipse  by Victoria Blue

Jacob's eclipse

Victoria Blue

"Cassiopeia Shark is living every parent's nightmare. Her child is missing, and keeping the two men she loves the most from pointing fingers and tearing each other apart could get in the way of finding her. Jacob Cole finally has his family together and is...

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The buried hours  by Rachel (Novelist) Grant

The buried hours

Rachel (Novelist) Grant

Kidnapped and drugged two years earlier, investigative crime journalist Signe Gates, when a murder in Yosemite is connected to her missing hours, embarks on a dangerous journey to solve a crime, get justice for the crimes committed against her and overcome her...

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Hotshot hero for the holidays

Hotshot hero for the holidays

Hotshot hero for the holidays: "Is a fake holiday relationship...the perfect bait for a killer? When firefighter Trent Miles responds to a fire just weeks before Christmas, he can't believe it's his own house - and there's a body inside. Detective Heather...

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Mountain storm survival

Mountain storm survival

Mountain storm survival: "A brutal storm. Relentless pursuers. And more than their lives are on the line... Helping with youth wrangler camp is how Kate Spencer is atoning for her past. But now she and ranch manager Rand Walkins are trapped in the Superstition...

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Snowbound escape

Snowbound escape

Snowbound escape: "After months tracking a colleague falsely accused of a double homicide, officer Tanner Ford and his K-9 partner finally locate crime tech Mara Gilmore - but the real murderer is closing in. Now they must run into a frozen wilderness to...

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The secret she keeps

The secret she keeps

The secret she keeps: "Searching for the truth could be a deadly mission. Raine Quintero is desperate and she's willing to kidnap PI Callum Wright - the one person who can help stay her brother's execution. Raine raises the stakes by offering a lead on a...

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Dead man's hand

Dead man's hand

Dead man's hand: "If he wants her love, he might have to show his hand. DJ Diamond's partnership with Sadie Montclair is purely professional. But when a high-stakes poker game DJ organised turns violent, Sadie refuses to leave his side. Hiding out in a...

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Killer Christmas Evidence

Killer Christmas Evidence

Killer Christmas evidence: "The search for a criminal becomes a fight for survival.The moment detective Cassidy Bowman links a chain of suspicious deaths to a serial killer, she becomes the deadly assassin's number one target. But a blow to the head robs her...

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The night island  by Jayne Ann Krentz

The night island

Jayne Ann Krentz

"The disappearance of a mysterious informant leads two people desperate for answers to an island of deadly deception. Talia March, Pallas Llewellyn, and Amelia Rivers, bonded by a night they all have no memory of, are dedicated to uncovering the mystery of...

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Deadly promises

Deadly promises

"The heroes of the Bureau of American Defense, Black Ops, Inc., and U.S. Navy SEALs are cool under pressure, steamy under the sheets, and lethal when handling any mission."--Publisher.

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Deserving Cora  by Susan Stoker

Deserving Cora

Susan Stoker

"Cora Rooney desperately needs to win the representative from The Refuge at the veterans' charity auction - it's literally a matter of life or death. Of course, as is so often the case for the ex-orphan, nothing goes according to plan, and Cora loses her bid....

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Bloody heart  by Sophie Lark

Bloody heart

Sophie Lark

"When you get a second chance, you don't wait for a third...Simone Solomon lives in a gilded cage. She's been raised to wealth, privilege, and above all, obedience. Hiding in the back of a limousine, dreading another tedious gala, Simone is abducted by a...

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