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Bodyguard for Christmas  by Carol J. Post

Bodyguard for Christmas

Carol J. Post

Book

"Bodyguard for Christmas: When his young son is nearly kidnapped, assistant district attorney Colton Gale needs a Christmas refuge -- and a live-in bodyguard. Though ex-military police officer Jasmine McNeal fights to shield them 24/7, she refuses to...

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Colton 911  by Bonnie Vanak

Colton 911

Bonnie Vanak

Book

Colton 911: under suspicion: "Since losing his family, Detective Harry Cartwright lives for the job. So when he's assigned to investigate the murder of Axel Colton, the hard-boiled cop goes all in... but one distraction stands in his way. Sara Sandoval...

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Deadly days of Christmas  by Carla Cassidy

Deadly days of Christmas

Carla Cassidy

Book

"Deadly Days Of Christmas - Carla Cassidy; A serial killer. A deadly vendetta. And Christmas is just beginning... Sheriff Mac McKnight has his reasons for hating Christmas. But when a serial killer targets Mac's sleepy Kansas town, the holidays quickly...

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Cold as ice  by Toni Anderson

Cold as ice

Toni Anderson

Book

"When Darby O'Roarke wakes up in a strange house with a dead man - with no memory of what happened - she knows who she has to call: FBI Supervisory Special Agent Eban Winters... the man she fell for, and who rejected her, last summer. A negotiator is...

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Moonstone  by Helen Hardt

Moonstone

Helen Hardt

Book

"Healing from the abuse she experienced as Moonstone, Katelyn Brooks meets Luke Johnson and their attraction is undeniable, but a secret in Luke's life can place both of them in danger."--Provided by publisher.

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Reckless  by Selena Montgomery

Reckless

Selena Montgomery

Book

"Independent, stunning, and smart, Kell Jameson has the life she's always dreamed about. A partner at a prestigious Atlanta law firm that represents famous--if guilty--clients, she's far from her days as a lonely orphan in rural Georgia. But one frantic...

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Blizzard showdown  by Shirlee McCoy

Blizzard showdown

Shirlee McCoy

Book

"Blizzard Showdown: After months of searching for Violet James, Gabriel Runyon and his K-9 partner finally track her down -- just in time to rescue her from her ex-fiance. Now they must safeguard the single mother and her newborn daughter. Leaving Vi...

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The hunted  by Lisa Childs

The hunted

Lisa Childs

Book

"The pressures of fame and an obsessive stalker have driven pop star Olivia Smith to take shelter at Halcyon Hall, an exclusive spa on a remote island off the coast of Maine. Yet from the moment she arrives, there are rumors about women disappearing,...

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Conard County  by Rachel Lee

Conard County

Rachel Lee

Book

"Conard County: Christmas bodyguard: Security expert Hale Scribner doesn't get personal with clients. Ever. But Allie Burton isn't his standard low-risk charge -- she has evidence that could put away a notoriously shady CEO for good. But with an assa...

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Mountainside murder  by Nicole Helm

Mountainside murder

Nicole Helm

Book

"Mountainside Murder: North Star undercover operative Sabrina Killian is on a hitman's trail. She doesn't need help from Wyoming search-and-rescue ranger Connor Lindstrom. But the persistent ex-SEAL is the killer's target -- and soon they are both be...

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Guarded by the soldier  by Laura Scott

Guarded by the soldier

Laura Scott

Book

"Guarded By The Solider - Laura Scott: He'll put his life on the line... if it means protecting a little boy and his pregnant mum. After months of searching, security expert Ryker Tillman finally finds Olivia Habush and her young son - just as they a...

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Yukon justice  by Dana Mentink

Yukon justice

Dana Mentink

Book

"Yukon Justice - Dana Mentink: Sabotage on a family ranch... this K-9's on the case. When her estranged uncle attempts to sabotage her family's reindeer ranch, K-9 team assistant Katie Kapowski heads home to help save it -- and becomes his target. With...

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Trusting Cassidy  by Susan Stoker

Trusting Cassidy

Susan Stoker

Book

"What was supposed to be a short trip to Jamaica becomes a years-long nightmare as Cassidy Hewitt and her son fall into the grip of an infamous drug kingpin. Desperate for rescue, Cassidy risks everything to send secret letters to the FBI, hoping som...

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One little secret  by Maureen Child

One little secret

Maureen Child

Book

"One Little Secret: Single mum Sadie Harris couldn't resist charming entrepreneur Justin Carey -- and she couldn't convince him to stay. And then she made the mistake of keeping her pregnancy a secret after they parted ways. Now, he's back to make a deal...

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Mount mercy  by Helena Newbury

Mount mercy

Helena Newbury

Book

"Doctor Dominic Corrigan. He's tattooed, cocky and gorgeous, with bullet scars from working in war zones. I'm a geeky surgeon who hides away in the quiet of her operating theater. We couldn't be more different but from the second we meet, he pursues me......

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Deadly target  by Elizabeth Goddard

Deadly target

Elizabeth Goddard

Book

"Criminal psychologist Erin Larson's dreams of a successful career come to a screeching halt when she nearly loses her own life in a boating accident on Puget Sound and then learns that her mother tried to commit suicide. She leaves her job as a crim...

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Crosshairs  by Patricia Bradley

Crosshairs

Patricia Bradley

Book

"Investigative Services Branch (ISB) ranger Ainsley Beaumont arrives in her hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, to investigate the murder of a three-month-pregnant teenager. While she wishes the visit was under better circumstances, she never imagined that...

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Lights out  by Natalie Walters

Lights out

Natalie Walters

Book

"CIA analyst Brynn Taylor developed a new program to combat terrorism, and she invited members of foreign intelligence agencies to America to foster cooperation between countries. Now one of them, Egyptian spy Remon Riad, is missing. Jack Hudson has ...

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The runaway  by Lisa Childs

The runaway

Lisa Childs

Book

"Rosemary Tulle has come to Halcyon Hall desperate to find her younger sister. Seventeen-year-old Genevieve left a brief, troubling message on Rosemary's phone, begging to be picked up. But Rosemary is not on the visitor list, and no one will let her...

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Colton 911: desperate ransom  by Cindy Dees

Colton 911: desperate ransom

Cindy Dees

Book

"Colton 911: desperate ransom: Myles Colton's marriage is in trouble the moment he takes on a case that puts him in harm's way - yet again. This time, though, it's his wife, Faith, and their son who become targets. When the little boy is kidnapped, Myles...

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Mountain fugitive  by Lynette Eason

Mountain fugitive

Lynette Eason

Book

"Mountain Fugitive: Their search for a fugitive makes them both targets. Out horseback riding, Dr Katherine Gilroy accidentally stumbles into a deadly shootout and comes to US Marshal Dominic O'Ryan's aid. Now with Dominic injured and under her care,...

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Protecting the lady  by Amanda Radley

Protecting the lady

Amanda Radley

Book

"Former Protection Command Officer Eve Webb quit her job when a terrorist incident revealed that internal communication failures had caused multiple deaths. Now her former commanding officer and mentor has asked for a favor, and Eve can't say no. It should...

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The forbidden by Heather Graham

The forbidden

Heather Graham

Large Print

"Playing the victim of a vampire king on an island off New Orleans is actress Avalon Morgan's creepiest role to date. It's also scary good fun - until the victim of a real killer is discovered on set, laid out for all to see. With production shut down,...

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Finding Kenna  by Susan Stoker

Finding Kenna

Susan Stoker

Book

"From the moment she jumped on his back during a training exercise, Kenna had Marshall Aleck Smart's attention. He wants to know more about the gorgeous, bubbly waitress who tried to save him. A lot more. In fact, he wants to know everything. A littl...

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Labyrinth of lies by Irene Hannon

Labyrinth of lies

Irene Hannon

Large Print

"When the daughter of a high-profile businessman disappears from an exclusive girls' boarding school, police detective Cate Reilly is tapped for an undercover assignment. It doesn't take her long to realize that beneath the veneer of polish and wealth,...

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The runaway heiress by Meg Tilly

The runaway heiress

Meg Tilly

Large Print

"Sarah Rainsford has been on the run for more than three years. She's changed identities yet again in hopes of throwing her violent estranged husband, a police lieutenant, off her trail. Since she's still legally married to him, and he is willing to bend...

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The perfect murder by Kat Martin

The perfect murder

Kat Martin

Large Print

"The eldest of the three wealthy Garrett brothers, Reese Garrett is in the middle of a major purchase for his multi-million dollar oil and gas company, Garrett Resources. The Poseidon offshore drilling platform venture will greatly enhance the company's...

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The last goodnight  by Kat Martin

The last goodnight

Kat Martin

Book

"When Kade Logan said goodbye to his estranged wife eight years ago, he never thought it would be the last time he saw her alive. Now her car has been hauled out of a nearby lake and Kade is determined to track down the man who murdered her. Enter El...

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Night watch  by Susan Sleeman

Night watch

Susan Sleeman

Book

"Everything points to suicide or accidental death... Underwater crime scene investigator, Kennedy Walker is shocked when her mother dies and the police rule her death a suicide or an accidental overdose. Her scientist-mother was on the verge of a sci...

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Night moves  by Susan Sleeman

Night moves

Susan Sleeman

Book

"If you're in his sights... County social worker, Natalie Dunn discovers a horrible secret about the father of her juvenile clients. The man not only killed one woman, but Natalie suspects he's killed several others. She plans to go to the authorities,...

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Secrets and lies  by Selena Montgomery

Secrets and lies

Selena Montgomery

Book

"She just witnessed her uncle's murder, she's running for her life, and now Dr. Katelyn Lyda is face-to-face with a man who could be her salvation. It's too bad Sebastian Caine is one of the bad guys... skilled at separating prized possessions from t...

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Last seen alone  by Laura Griffin

Last seen alone

Laura Griffin

Book

"Up-and-coming attorney Leigh Larson fights for victims of sexual extortion, harassment, and online abuse. She's laser-focused on her career and not afraid to go after the sleaziest targets to get payback for her clients. Austin homicide detective Br...

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Fatal scandal by Marie Force

Fatal scandal

Marie Force

eBook

As a new year dawns in the capital city, dual scandals rock the Metropolitan Police Department--and Lieutenant Sam Holland is right in the middle of them. Chief Farnsworth is catching heat for the way he handled a recent homicide investigation, and D...

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In the quick by Kate Hope Day

In the quick

Kate Hope Day

eBook

"June is a brilliant but difficult girl with a gift for mechanical invention who leaves home to begin a grueling astronaut training program. Six years later, she has gained a coveted post as an engineer on a space station, but is haunted by the mystery...

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Hidden sins  by Selena Montgomery

Hidden sins

Selena Montgomery

Book

"Mara Reed has been stirring up trouble since she was eighteen, running scams, living on the edge. Now two thugs are after her with murder on their minds, she's forced into hiding in her small Texas hometown. A forensic anthropologist, Dr. Ethan Stuart,...

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Strength under fire  by Lindsay McKenna

Strength under fire

Lindsay McKenna

Book

"Bereft after the brutal loss of her parents, Dana Scott sinks nearly every dime of her inheritance into buying Wildflower ranch, believing that once she restores the rustic cabin, and farms the untamed acreage, her soul will be whole once more. Hiri...

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Don't look now  by Mary (Mary T.) Burton

Don't look now

Mary (Mary T.) Burton

Book

"Austin homicide detective Jordan Poe is hunting a serial killer she fears is the same man who assaulted her sister, Avery, two years ago. The details line up: the victims are the same age, same type, dead by the same grim MO. Luckily Avery survived....

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Texas stalker  by Barb Han

Texas stalker

Barb Han

Book

"Texas stalker: Surprising Garrett O'Connor with a middle-of the-night encounter wasn't Brianna Adair's original plan. But she's scared and alone and finally reveals she's fleeing a stalker. The rebel cowboy immediately offers his protection and help...

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Find me  by Cassie Miles

Find me

Cassie Miles

Book

"Find me: Her most challenging task? Seducing her partner. After infiltrating a powerful Colorado crime family, FBI agent Angie D'Angelo gets a startling assignment: 'Pretend to be lovers with Julian Parisi.' But how, she wonders, will working with t...

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Undercover protection  by Maggie K. Black

Undercover protection

Maggie K. Black

Book

"Undercover protection: Something's hidden on her family farm... and it could get her killed. When Leia Dukes is kidnapped at her family farm, the last person she expects to rescue her is the farmhand who broke her heart. With Leia's life on the line,...

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Dead in the water  by Janice (Janice Kay) Johnson

Dead in the water

Janice (Janice Kay) Johnson

Book

"Dead in the water: She saved an undercover agent's life... only to find herself fighting for her own. Claire Holland is terrified when a kayaking adventure accidentally intercepts a smuggling operation and her friend is gunned down. But before she can...

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Uncovering Colton's family secret  by Linda O. Johnston

Uncovering Colton's family secret

Linda O. Johnston

Book

"Uncovering Colton's family secret: When Madison Colton comes face to face with her presumed-dead father, her entire world is turned upside down. The unexpected discovery endangers Madison and brings Marshal Oren Margulies to her rescue. Madison can't...

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The bone room  by Debra Webb

The bone room

Debra Webb

Book

"The bone room: When human remains are found in a freezer on her organic farm Naomi Honea can't explain it. She needs the forensic expertise of FBI agent Casey Duncan to solve the grisly murder. But as more evidence piles up, the investigation takes ...

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Tall, dark, and deadly  by Heather Graham

Tall, dark, and deadly

Heather Graham

Book

"Few people in Florida worry when Marnie Newcastle disappears. A successful lawyer with a wild side, Marnie has been known to disappear during her passionate love affairs. But Samantha Miller, a college friend who is as sensible as Marnie is impulsive,...

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Murder at Sunrise Lake by Christine Feehan

Murder at Sunrise Lake

Christine Feehan

Large Print

"Running the Sunrise Lake resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains has brought Stella Harrison peace, even though she doesn't truly share her quiet life with anyone. Not even Sam, the hired handyman that notices everything and always seems to know exactly...

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Kentucky crime ring  by Julie Anne Lindsey

Kentucky crime ring

Julie Anne Lindsey

Book

"Kentucky crime ring: The moment she discovers a murder scene, Allison Hill becomes a target for human traffickers who are willing to kill to keep their crimes hidden. Private Detective Derek Winchester's priority is keeping this brave woman and her ...

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Shielding Ember  by Susan Stoker

Shielding Ember

Susan Stoker

Book

"For as long as she can remember, Ember Maxwell's life hasn't been her own. A world-renowned influencer, she's a brand unto herself, created by her parents - who also want Olympic glory for their only daughter. Years of grueling training have led to ...

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Trace of doubt  by DiAnn Mills

Trace of doubt

DiAnn Mills

Book

"Fifteen years ago, Shelby Pearce confessed to murdering her brother-in-law and was sent to prison. Now she's out on parole and looking for a fresh start in the small town of Valleysburg, Texas. But starting over won't be easy for an ex-con. FBI Special...

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Recluse  by Helen Hardt

Recluse

Helen Hardt

Book

"A secret lies trapped in the deepest recesses of Roy Wolfe's mind and it's slowly drowning him. When Charlene Waters's boss married the new CEO of Wolfe Enterprises after a whirlwind romance, she brought her assistant along for the ride. Charlie now...

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Reckoning  by Helen Hardt

Reckoning

Helen Hardt

Book

"Time is running out for the Wolfes. Lacey is under arrest for the murder of patriarch Derek Wolfe, and the four Wolfe siblings-- Rock, Roy, Reid, and Riley-- are still considered suspects. Rock is determined to save his wife, even if it means commit...

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Unfinished business by Brenda (Brenda Streater) Jackson

Unfinished business

Brenda (Brenda Streater) Jackson

eBook

Investigative reporter Christy Madaris doesn't want to complicate her life with romance. She made that mistake once when she believed Alex Maxwell's promise to marry her. True, Alex made that promise when Christy was just a teenager. But she believed...

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Never let me fall by Abbie Roads

Never let me fall

Abbie Roads

eBook

"Dark and delicious."--KERRELYN SPARKS, New York Times bestselling author, for Race the Darkness Seeing is believing ... Thomas Brown can't see color, but he can see people's true souls. His abilities allow him to work with criminal investigators and...

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Grant's blaze  by Angel Payne

Grant's blaze

Angel Payne

Book

"His worst burns are from fires she didn't start... Being someone's rock is a role Rio Gibson never saw himself playing. On most days, she's not convinced she can even care for her adopted stray cat. But waiting for the safe return of the man she loves...

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Unknown threat by Lynn Huggins Blackburn

Unknown threat

Lynn Huggins Blackburn

eBook

After four US Secret Service Special Agents die in unusual circumstances within a ten-week span, FBI Special Agent Faith Malone is put in charge of the investigation. She'll have to work alongside USSS Agent Luke Powell to bring a killer to justice--before...

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Unforgiven  by Jay Crownover

Unforgiven

Jay Crownover

Book

"Hill Gamble is a model lawman: cool and collected, with a confident swagger to boot. Too bad all that Texas charm hasn't gotten him anywhere in his personal life, especially since the only girl he ever loved has always been off-limits. But then Hill...

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Discovering Rafe  by Sara Blackard

Discovering Rafe

Sara Blackard

Book

"Her brother's best friend has always held her heart. Now that she has his attention, will her happily ever after be ripped away? Piper Fields finds contentment in managing her cousin's music career from the safety and anonymity of staying behind the...

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Convincing Derrick  by Sara Blackard

Convincing Derrick

Sara Blackard

Book

"An ex-Army operator defining a new life by rescuing abused horses. A socialite striving to escape her devious family. Will the evil that threatens them rip them apart? Derrick Nicholson's last fifteen years have been spent living the life his older ...

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Crashing into Jake  by Sara Blackard

Crashing into Jake

Sara Blackard

Book

"An injured ex-soldier struggling with being a bodyguard. A country music darling with an eerie stalker. Can he resist her allure to get the job done? All Jake has ever wanted was to serve his country, get married, and raise a family. When a mission ...

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Celebrating Tina  by Sara Blackard

Celebrating Tina

Sara Blackard

Book

"A K-9 handler determined to prove she belongs. A detective with an unwavering plan. Can they overcome their painful pasts and accept the gift of love? Tina West has spent her life feeling like she stood on the outside, but since taking a job at Stry...

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Capturing Sosimo  by Sara Blackard

Capturing Sosimo

Sara Blackard

Book

"A billionaire inventor hiding her identity. An ex-soldier determined to protect her. Will her lies compromise their chance at love? There's nothing Sosimo Rivas hates more than liars. But in his new job with Stryker Security Force as private protection...

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Falling for Zeke  by Sara Blackard

Falling for Zeke

Sara Blackard

Book

"An ex-Army Special Operations member burned once by love. A single-mom stalked by a powerful enemy. Can he risk his heart for her safety? Zeke has everything he could want. A multi-billion dollar inheritance allows him to protect others... and with ...

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Dangerous ground  by Rachel (Novelist) Grant

Dangerous ground

Rachel (Novelist) Grant

Book

"Archaeologist Fiona Carver has unfinished business in the Aleutian Islands. After an emergency evacuation cut her first expedition short, she's finally back. But time is not on her side as she races to finish documenting the remnants of a prehistoric...

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Faceless  by Alexandra Ivy

Faceless

Alexandra Ivy

Book

"A masked robber, a gunshot, an endless nightmare left in its wake. Wynter Moore was just four years-old when she witnessed the murder of her mother. For twenty-five years she's tried to blunt the trauma with ambition. Yet each year, she shuts down her...

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Honoring Lena  by Sara Blackard

Honoring Lena

Sara Blackard

Book

"She wants her fiance's betrayers found. He yearns to fix a horrible mistake. When tensions explode, will they find an ally in each other or an enemy? Lena Rebel's heart bled out when her military mission went south and her fiance never made it home alive....

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Calculated risk  by Lynn Shannon

Calculated risk

Lynn Shannon

Book

"He carries the burden of his mistakes. The wounds on Jason Gonzalez's body are nothing compared to the ones on his heart. The former Marine avoids getting close to anyone new, especially his gorgeous next-door neighbor. Until he hears a scream coming...

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Protecting Alabama's kids  by Susan Stoker

Protecting Alabama's kids

Susan Stoker

Book

"At just ten years old, Tommy has already been through more horror than most people suffer their entire lives. So when he's placed in his latest foster home, under the gentle care of Abe and Alabama Powers, he lashes out. He's scared, confused, angry......

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Uncharted  by Adriana Anders

Uncharted

Adriana Anders

Book

"Leo Eddowes is afraid of nothing and no one. So when she's asked to evacuate a man from the wilds of Alaska, solo, she doesn't hesitate. But, with enemies in close pursuit and the weather changing at the last minute, what should have been a simple m...

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Finding Lexie  by Susan Stoker

Finding Lexie

Susan Stoker

Book

"Lexie Greene hasn't thought about Pierce Cagle in years. So when the popular boy she knew in high school shows up in the middle of the Somali desert, part of the SEAL team rescuing her and a coworker from kidnappers, she's more than a little shocked....

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Alaska wild  by Helena Newbury

Alaska wild

Helena Newbury

Book

"Mason Boone. A former Navy SEAL who lives in isolation in the Alaskan mountains. He's rugged, untamed - and gorgeous. I'm an FBI agent; he's a fugitive on his way to prison. But when our plane crashes deep in the Alaskan wilderness, Mason becomes my...

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The chase  by Lisa Harris

The chase

Lisa Harris

Book

"US Marshal Madison James still can't remember the face of the person who shot her, but she's ready to get back to work. When she and Jonas Quinn go on the hunt for four fugitives wanted in a string of bank robberies, it's a race to see justice served-and...

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Prospect by Crystal Daniels

Prospect

Crystal Daniels

eAudiobook

Family isn't always by blood. Family is who you are willing to bleed for. Refusing to yield to his father's will and expectations to one day take the reins of the family business, Sam McGregor leaves his home in Texas. Fate leads him to the small town...

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Shadow storm by Christine Feehan

Shadow storm

Christine Feehan

Large Print

"As the youngest member of the Ferraro family, Emmanuelle has watched each of her brothers find happiness in love while her own heart was shattered by a lover's betrayal. For two years she's stayed as far away from Valentino Saldi as possible--until she...

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