Eighteen is hard. And so is Mateo Alesci. Hard to read, hard to predict, hard in every way that counts. He wants things from me. Dirty things, nasty things, forbidden things. And I have to give in. His attention is completely inappropriate, but I can’t say no. The way he looks at me… the way he watches me through my bedroom window… the way he drags me deeper and deeper into his completely forbidden fantasy just… turns me on. He knows it turns me on. He holds all the power. He holds all the cards. He holds my entire future in his hands. And I have to give in. Because Mr. Alesci is my teacher. And I need everything he’s offering. **
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Architect \"The world of old New York comes alive in this beguiling tale of mystery and intrigue... Charles Belfoure definitely has the touch.\" —Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Patriot Threat and The Lincoln Myth The Debt Must Be Repaid — or Else In 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn\'t have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city. But when John Cross\'s son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent\'s Gents, Cross must pay it back himself. All he has to do is use his inside knowledge of high society mansions and museums to craft a robbery even the smartest detectives won\'t solve. The take better include some cash too —the bigger the payout, the faster this will be over. With a newfound talent for sniffing out vulnerable and lucrative targets, Cross becomes...
Easton Pope, a moose shifter, is known in the town of Sweet Water as being a standoffish recluse. But he isn’t trying to please anyone, and the isolation suits him well. Even when he sees his mate and the instinct to claim her rides him hard, he tries to convince himself he doesn’t need her. Jessie, a serval cat shifter, has been brought back to Sweet Water due to her aunt’s passing. With her emotions turbulent, running free in the woods as her serval sounds like something to let off steam. But when she meets her mate in the towering form of a moose, she knows she can’t handle being claimed on top of grieving—so she runs, too. They’ve both run from each other and their mating. Can Easton and Jessie complete the mating, or will their own hang-ups stop them from being together? **
Innocence and passion are an addictive mix... The dark-haired stranger next door triggers every protective instinct Trevor Coleman never knew he had. From the moment Becky Hall literally falls into his arms, the last man standing of the Moonshine clan doesn\'t even attempt to resist sweet temptation. Becky is beautiful, mysterious and heartbreakingly vulnerable...and he\'s a goner. To escape the hell she was trapped in, Becky left everything behind but her courage. And for once in her life, good people step up to make a difference. A helping hand, a new job...a very attentive and libido-stroking neighbour. Now a new future awaits, one that shockingly includes sexual pleasure instead of icy pain, and a sexy cowboy who\'s more than eager to show her the ropes.
College student Alex's crush on gorgeous fetish star Peter has reached epic proportions. And for some reason Peter likes him back. But the more their friendship becomes a romance, the more Peter's insecurities and fears rise to the surface. Alex's next performance for the indie porn studio is the last thing he expected to do. It was one thing to get nailed by a sex machine. That was like getting the best massage ever. In his butt. It's another thing entirely to top his real live brand new boyfriend for the first time on camera. Especially when Alex isn't sure he understands Peter's deep need to submit—or the secrets Peter holds close to his heart. Screwing this up could mean losing Peter for good. Will this be the start of a career in porn or the end of the best thing Alex has ever had?
How to win a girl in ten cakes… When Dr Rachel Cassidy comes back to Marietta with a divorce under her belt, she doesn’t want to date, even if top pastry chef Ryan Henderson is a key part of the package. Ryan doesn’t have time for dating, either – he’s back in Marietta to look after his sick grandmother. But when the attraction between them flares, they both discover that they just might dare to love again. Then tragedy strikes, pushing them apart. Can Ryan possibly win Rachel back… with cake? \n\n
Having made it to the major leagues, AJ Rage Romero is determined to shake the stigma his temper has earned him over the years. He's finally managed a shaky hold of that elusive self-control. Until he meets them... Without warning, his coach and mentor's brilliantly gifted granddaughter Clair and her equally amazing mother Addison Lara blow into AJ's life. The harder he falls for Addison, the closer and more attached he becomes to Clair. Having fallen so fast and hard, he agrees to respect the understandably protective single mother's wish to forever keep the identity of Clair's absent father unknown to everyone—including AJ. But when the ugly truth about Clair's dad begins to surface, the fire in AJ's fiercely possessive heart is lit. As more of the troubling reality comes to light, his zero tolerance for secrets and dishonesty put his temper—and his love for Addison—to the ultimate test. Self-control has never felt so impossible.
THE EPIC CONCLUSION TO THE RYLEE ADAMSON SERIES! \n\n\"My name is Rylee and I am a Tracker.\" \n\nWhen children go missing, and the Humans have no leads, I\'m the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot. \n\nMy final salvage, and this time I’m playing for the survival of the entire world. \n\nOrion has swept the humans with his lies, and they follow him like mindless zombies. \n\nI have my allies, and my loved ones with me and while they fight with all they have, it is not enough. \n\nThere is only one thing left for me to do. Face Orion. Seal the Veil closed and send the demons back to where they came from. \n\nBut Orion knows my weakness. And he has stolen her away leaving me with a choice I never wanted to face. \n\nDo I save my daughter . . . or save the world?