Adrienne Giordano

1 Dog Collar Crime

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2013-08-03
Description :  Out of work and down on her luck, Lucie Rizzo is forced to do the one thing she’s long avoided—come home to her nutty, mob-infested family. A move that brings her back into the tempting arms of Frankie Falcone, the smoldering Italian ex who’s no stranger to living with the mob.<br /><br /> When Lucie parlays her temporary dog-walking gig into a legit career, Frankie becomes her number one supporter. Suddenly, shaking her mob princess reputation doesn’t seem so crazy…until three of her clients are dogjacked.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Despite help from the on-again, off-again Mr. Fix-It in her life, Lucie is thrown into a criminal conspiracy straight out of a gangster movie. One that, if she’s not careful, could leave her sleeping with the fishes.<br />

2 Stealing Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2014-01-14
Description :  In this first book in a thrilling new romantic suspense series…<br /><br /> Justice “Grey” Greystone was fired from the FBI for insubordination. Now the FBI wants him to use his renegade skills to take down a serial killer who’s above the law. To trap the Lion, Grey will need to send the perfect woman undercover.<br /><br /> Sydney Banfield runs a women’s shelter and bends the law daily to help victims of abuse escape their painful lives. Three of the women she’s recruited for government jobs have become victims of the Lion. If Syd has her way, the vicious killer will never touch another woman again.<br /><br /> Grey and Sydney set a trap—with Sydney as the sexy bait—but the Lion adds a complex twist to his homicidal agenda. With Sydney’s life on the line, Grey must race against the clock to catch a killer who’s as unstoppable as he is evil.

3 Mirth, Murder & Mystery

Author : Jenna Bennett, Sally Berneathy, L. J. Charles, Adrienne Giordano, Misty Evans & Jamie Lee Scott
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2013-03-01
Description :  <b>A Cutthroat Business by Jenna Bennett</b><br /> Everyone has warned new-minted realtor Savannah Martin that real estate is a cutthroat business. But Savannah doesn't think she's supposed to take the warning literally ... until an early morning phone call sends her to an empty house on the 'bad' side of town, where she finds herself standing over the butchered body of a competitor, face to face with the boy her mother always warned her about.<br /><br /> <b>The Ex Who Wouldn’t Die by Sally Berneathy</b><br /> Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead, murdered. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, as if that isn't bad enough, Charley's ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, kicked back to earth, not allowed to go into the light. Even death did not them part.<br /><br /> <b>A Touch of Ice by L.J. Charles</b><br /> When Everly Gray touches photographer Mitchell Hunt and sees the image of a dead body, she dives into the murder ESP fingers first. Caught in a web of intrigue, El discovers an aptitude for breaking and entering, the pain of a gunshot wound, and the terror of facing a killer. What she doesn’t learn—to keep her fingers to herself.<br /><br /> <b>The Chase by Adrienne Giordano</b><br /> Hard-driving attorney Jo Pomeroy is as determined as she is sexy—in other words, a major pain in NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend’s butt. Working together on a high-profile task force charged with busting sales of counterfeit goods has been rocky from the start. Now, she’s on the radar of a mysterious smuggler not afraid to use violence to evade the law. At the risk of their lives—and their hearts—Gabe and Jo must find him before he finds them.<br /><br /> <b>The Secret Ingredient&#xa0; by Misty Evans</b><br /> During a live cooking show in her hometown, celebrity chef Katelyn Karr's father dies in front of millions of viewers, and suspicion falls on Kate when his autopsy reveals he was poisoned. Nick Juno, the boy she left behind and who is now mayor, is the only person who can prove Kate's innocence.<br /><br /> <b>Let Us Prey by Jamie Lee Scott</b><br /> Mimi Capurro is trying to put her life back together after the sudden death of her husband. Using the skills she learned as a secret service agent, she runs the Gotcha Detective Agency, along with her skilled computer forensics partner Charles Parks. Gotcha specializes in executive protection (bodyguards), and tailing cheating spouses.<br /><br /> Mimi never expects to run into her old college flame Nick, when she takes on an executive protection case for New York Times bestselling author Lauren Silke. But when Lauren’s assistant is murdered, the homicide case, along with Mimi, land in Nick’s lap. Will Mimi and Nick be able to solve this murder without killing each other first?

4 Steele Ridge: The Beginning

Author : Kelsey Browning, Tracey Devlyn & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Military  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Contemporary  Short Stories  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Family 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2016-10-10
Description :  Four Determined Brothers ~ One Broken Town ~ A Mountain of Secrets<br /><br /> The Steele brothers have a problem.<br /><br /> A big one.<br /><br /> In his own way, each is slowly dying inside.<br /><br /> Grif is jaded.<br /> Reid is unsettled.<br /> Britt is frustrated.<br /> Jonah is bored.<br /><br /> But what none of them realize is their loyalty to their hometown will force them to decide between the life they each thought they wanted and a love they can’t live without.<br /><br /> In The Beginning, the Steele brothers go all-in to save their small-town from bankruptcy, and readers will catch their first glimpse of Grif and Carlie Beth, Reid and Brynne, and Britt and Miranda. And let’s not forget the baby brother billionaire, Jonah, who has secrets of his own.<br /><br /> The Beginning is a 9000-word prequel to the Steele Ridge series.

5 The Chase

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Romance  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Suspense 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2013-01-17
Description :  Hard-driving attorney Jo Pomeroy is as determined as she is sexy—in other words, a major pain in NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend’s butt. Working together on a high-profile task force charged with busting sales of counterfeit goods has been rocky from the start. And Jo’s penchant for trouble is as difficult to ignore as her spectacular legs.<br /><br /> The world of knock-offs isn’t as frivolous as it appears. The purses are fake, but the danger is all too real—and Jo seems hell-bent on putting herself in the middle of it. Her investigations have uncovered valuable leads for Gabe’s team, but they’ve also drawn the wrong kind of attention.<br /><br /> Now, she’s on the radar of a mysterious smuggler not afraid to use violence to evade the law. At the risk of their lives—and their hearts—Gabe and Jo must find him before he finds them.

6 Living Fast

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Romance  Suspense  Family  Military  Contemporary 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-10-11
Description :  Green Beret Reid Steele needs a new career ASAP. After a knee injury permanently sidelines him from his dream job, Reid heads home to the mountains of Steele Ridge to regroup, but small-town life isn’t cutting it for a man accustomed to action. When sexy boutique owner Brynne Whitfield captures his attention, Reid thinks he’s found the perfect distraction from boredom.&#xa0;<br /><br /> The last thing recently-dumped Brynne is interested in is another fast-talking man who will break her heart and dismiss her like yesterday’s trash. Even if Reid Steele’s body does make her yearn for things she knows are as bad for her as hot fudge sundaes.<br /><br /> When Brynne’s closest friend is murdered and she’s also targeted, Reid can’t resist the lure of action and goes on a hunt for answers to disturbing questions. But can he protect her from a cold-blooded killer—and win her battered heart?<br /><br /> Reviews for LIVING FAST<br /><br /> ★★★★★ What a thrilling romance suspenseful read<br /> This author always hooks me from the first page to the last. I really enjoyed reading this and can’t wait for the rest of the series to find out how each author throws their own twist on each brother. I love the thrills and excitement this author brings to her books. I have trouble waiting for the next book to come out.<br /><br /> ★★★★★ A great read!! Living Fast, Book 3 in the Steel Ridge series was awesome!<br /><br /> ★★★★★ Absolutely Awesome Storyline!!!<br /> WOW! What an awesome storyline! Four brothers that have core family values, yet they live, play and love Hard! The Steel brothers in action are something to behold.<br /><br /> ★★★★★ Loved this Book!!!<br /> Living Fast by Adrienne Giordano....As always Adrienne Giordano never disappoints, this story is what you expect from her, romance, suspense, drama and humor. I loved Reid and Brynne and watching their stories unfold. This fast paced book will take you on a thrill ride that you don't want to end. I am so excited about this series and the Steele brothers.<br /><br /> ★★★★★ Living Fast, book 3 of the Steele Ridge Series delivers in true Giordano style.<br /><br /> ★★★★★ Loved the Steel family, love the town, loved the book.&#xa0;<br /> I am thrilled to share this new series with my friends! I already love this family and cannot wait to read the other books.<br /><br /> ★★★★★ Hot Series...Hot Men&#xa0;<br /> Ms Giordano has once again capitalized on her gifted writing and expanded upon the Steele brothers' characters to put her own unique spin on the story.

7 Breaking Free

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature  Family  Action & Adventure  Military  Contemporary 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2017-04-25
Description :  As the black sheep of the Steele brood, Micki Steele craves one thing: the love of her family. Working as a hacker for a ruthless fixer, Micki has done things she'll never be proud of. When she flees Vegas and returns to her hometown, she brings along her boss’s secrets and plenty of danger. At least until he arrives in Steele Ridge, intent on hauling her back to Vegas—or burying her in North Carolina.<br /><br /> Former Green Beret and family friend Gage Barber has been Mr. Fix-It his entire life, but now a war wound leaves him struggling with simple tasks. And when the mysterious and sexy Micki shows up and pulls him into the middle of her family drama, his loyalty to the Steele family is tested. Although he’s sworn off his need to play hero, his undeniable attraction to Micki leaves him with only one option—convincing her to break free of her ruthless boss.<br /><br /> Torn over protecting the man she’s falling in love with and her yearning for a normal life, Micki must choose between staying trapped in Vegas or a life of freedom in Steele Ridge. Even if breaking free leads straight to heartbreak…and prison.

8 Cheating Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-07-21
Description :  ***The second novel in the exciting and bestselling Justice Team romantic suspense series!!<br /><br /> While investigating a government cover-up, former FBI agent Mitch Monroe is framed for murder. A wanted man, Mitch has no choice but to stay off the grid, and he needs Special Agent Caroline Foster—the FBI’s top sniper and a woman who wants nothing to do with him—to clear his name.<br /><br /> After sharing a single night of simmering passion with Mitch a year ago, Caroline hasn’t been able to get him out of her head. Or her heart. He's already jeopardized her job once…helping him now could end her career. But a friend has been murdered, and no matter how Caroline feels about Mitch, he's not the killer. She needs answers, and she needs Mitch Monroe out of her life once and for all.<br /><br /> On the run and with no one to turn to, Mitch and Caroline can’t fight the reigniting passion between them. She’ll lose her career if she proves Mitch is innocent…he’ll lose his life if she doesn’t.

9 Knocked Off

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2018-01-10
Description :  (Previously titled <i>Dog Collar Knockoff</i>)<br /><br /> Being stuck in the old neighborhood is the last thing reluctant mob princess Lucie Rizzo wants. With her new business on the verge of success—<i>bada bing!</i>—she’s ready to go from unemployed to entrepreneur. Lucie’s determined to make a name for herself. One not tarnished by her dad’s mobster rep.<br /><br /> So when an art deal she brokered between clients turns suspicious, it’s up to Lucie to uncover the truth. She might not know the difference between Monet and Manet, but Rizzos are no strangers to jail time—and Lucie refuses to be someone’s prison bitch.<br /><br /> Unless that someone is a tall, blond and Irish cop. Detective Tim O’Brien might be on the wrong side of the law by Rizzo standards, but everything about him is oh-so-right. He’s not shy about making Lucie feel wanted, mafia ties and all. Even joining her crack—or crack<i>pot</i>—team on the trail of two paintings with equally shady origins.

10 Exposing Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Military 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-07-13
Description :  As a Public Information officer for the US Supreme Court, Hope Denby knows how to spin a story. A journalist at heart, she loves being in the middle of a juicy scoop and has her sights set on future Press Secretary for the White House. When the Supreme Court Chief Justice is accidentally killed in a road rage accident, and a high-profile conspiracy blogger claims it was premeditated murder, Hope has to shut down the paranoid blogger—which should be a slam dunk until she discovers he’s not as crazy as she thought and she has more in common with the secretive, hard-hitting investigator then she’d like to admit.<br /><br /> Cyber resistance against government corruption isn’t just a theory for Brice Brennan on his blog, The First Amendment Patriot. As a former ATF agent who blew the whistle on his superiors, he’s no stranger to government cover-ups and scandals. An anonymous tip on the Chief Justice’s death sends him searching for answers. What he finds is a sexy, young idealist about to blow his private, behind-the-scenes world to pieces.<br /><br /> Brice and Hope couldn’t be more opposite, but exposing justice makes them partners—and puts them on the track of a ruthless killer. As their investigation takes them into the dark underbelly of Washington politics and murder-for-hire, it also takes them into the bedroom where passion erupts and emotional walls crumble. But when the killer makes an attempt on Hope’s life, will Brice be able to keep her safe? Or will blowing the whistle on corruption and greed mean losing the one person he’s allowed himself to love?

11 Negotiating Point

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2012-06-04
Description :  As a hostage negotiator for Taylor Security, Gavin Sheppard has just been given the toughest assignment of his career: securing the release of his boss's pregnant wife. He's uneasy negotiating a rescue without the involvement of the police, but with the life of a woman and her unborn child on the line there's no time to play by the rules. He'll have to work closely with the one woman who could prove to be a distraction...<br /> Janet Fink, the agency's tech geek, is conflicted about working alongside the man she's irresistibly attracted to. Though she's determined not to risk her career by getting involved with a coworker, especially a superior, she can't forget the passionate kiss they once shared...<br /> With the kidnappers' deadline fast approaching, Gavin and Janet must combine their skills to bring the missing woman home alive. But their undeniable chemistry is making it difficult to keep their relationship purely professional...<br /> 25,000 words

12 Boosted

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense  Cozy 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-02-02
Description :  (Previously titled<i> Dog Collar Couture</i>)<br /><br /> Mob princess turned entrepreneur Lucie Rizzo knows that when you hit rock bottom, the only way to go is up. Despite her family’s unshakable criminal reputation, Lucie’s new business is booming. And for once her love life isn’t far behind.<br /><br /> Lucie devotes her days to building the Coco Barknell brand, but her nights are all about roguishly sexy Tim O’Brien. At least they will be if she and Detective O’Hottie finally take their relationship to the next level. But bring an Irish cop home to her mobster father?&#xa0; <i>Fuggetaboutit.&#xa0;</i><br /><br /> Then Lucie’s knack for finding trouble lands her in hot water—and the six o’clock news. Someone’s absconded with a million-dollar piece of cinematic costume history, with Lucie the only witness to the crime. Not to mention the prime suspect. To clear her name, she’ll need an assist from her entire wacky crew: friends, family…and future (hopefully) lover.

13 Holiday Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-11-12
Description :  <i>When the wrong Santa comes down your chimney…<br /><br /> </i>All Justice “Grey” Greystone wants for the holidays is a juicy rib-eye dinner with his girlfriend Sydney Banfield. Well, that, and the 12 Days—or nights, in this case—of Christmas Syd has promised him.<br /><br /> When his Justice Team partners, Mitch Monroe and Caroline Foster, discover a Santa sneaking around behind the restaurant, Grey and Mitch uncover a theft ring that’s leaving kids without toys and families without a reason to celebrate.<br /><br /> But taking down the Santas could put Grey in hot water…especially if it ruins Christmas at Sydney’s shelter for battered women and children. Can Grey pull off the ultimate sting operation and save Christmas for Sydney and the shelter’s residents? Or will giving the bad guys a dose of holiday justice leave him with nothing but coal in his stocking?

14 Cooked

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-01-26
Description :  (Previously titled <i>Dog Collar Cuisine</i>)<br /><br /> Big business might be ruthless, but Lucie Rizzo learned to take the heat from the best: her mob boss father. Except instead of cooking the books, she’s mixing up her next moneymaking expansion. But her BFF-turned-partner isn’t sold on the idea. Ro is the creative genius—not to mention the boobs—of their operation, but Lucie has the discerning business palate. And this venture smells like sweet success. All they need is the right investor.<br /><br /> French chef Antoine Durand made casseroles sexy again. His closely guarded secret recipe built a billion-dollar empire. He’s got the cred and the cash to turn Lucie’s dream into a reality. She gives him a taste of her proposal and Antoine’s about to bite, when a fire breaks out in his restaurant. And in the chaos, his priceless recipe is stolen.<br /><br /> The number one suspect? Lucie. Because a girl can’t shake her criminal connections in this town. She might be a mob princess, but she’s no thief. And she’s certainly no blackmailer. Someone has beef with the chef. The Rizzo crew needs to find out who, before Antoine puts Coco Barknell out of business…and Lucie behind bars. &#xa0;

15 Deadly Odds

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-06-26
Description :  <b><i>At Casino Fortuna, stakes are high and the nights are hot…</i></b><br /> <b><i></i></b><br /> A cheat is cashing in on the Strip, where deadly schemes lurk beneath the glitz and glamour. FBI agent-turned-consultant Kate Daniels hits the jackpot with her new assignment, hired by Vegas’ biggest name to ensure his casino isn’t a target. Fortuna is a high roller’s paradise, all gleaming marble and dollar signs. Even a single flaw in security could cost big bucks. Kate can’t afford distractions. Especially the tall, dark and perfectly chiseled kind. Business and pleasure don’t mix. And sleeping with the boss is a dangerous gamble.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Fortuna’s VP of casino operations, Ross Cooper, is gaming’s golden boy. He’s got a head for business, an eye for beautiful women, and a love for the Vegas lifestyle. When he spots a gorgeous redhead casing his blackjack tables, Ross is more than a little intrigued—he’s suspicious. But Kate is no thief…she’s working for him? Ross hates surprises almost as much as the idea of trouble in his casino.<br /><br /> Kate quickly proves she’s more than a pretty face. Her instincts and smarts are just as enticing. And when her investigation turns deadly, Ross will risk it all to keep her by his side.

16 Whacked

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-01-23
Description :  <i>(</i>Previously titled<i> Dog Collar Chaos)</i><br /><br /> Paris. Milan. New York. <i>Franklin, Illinois?</i> Aspiring design mogul and reluctant mob princess Lucie Rizzo dreams of taking the fashion world by storm. As the wisest of wiseguys will tell you, to go big, you have to start small. And a local charity fashion show provides the perfect chance to shine the spotlight on Coco Barknell.<br /><br /> Not to mention the opportunity to work with the Don Corleone of pet products, Buzzy Sneider. But she didn’t earn that rank by being nice. Buzzy expects everyone to kiss her ring. When Coco Barknell designs start appearing on Buzzy’s website, Lucie wants to wring her thieving neck. Until somebody beats her to it.<br /><br /> A dead celebrity plus a very public feud can only add up to trouble for a girl named Rizzo. Except it’s not Lucie the cops put behind bars, but her BFF—hotheaded creative diva, Roseanne. The evidence may be stacked against Ro, but Lucie and her zany crew will never let her go down without a fight.&#xa0;

17 Protecting Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Military 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2016-05-25
Description :  As the premier political spin-doctor in the U.S., Fallyn Pasche can fix any problem--except her own. Her twin sister, Heather, a United States Senator, has been murdered, her father is barely speaking to her, and someone is after coded files Heather hid in a private safe. In order to decode the files and figure out what happened to her twin, Fallyn turns to the Justice Team. What she doesn’t expect is the sexy bodyguard who shows up needing a little personal fixing of his own.<br /><br /> Tony Gerard sees failure every time he looks in the mirror. The former Supreme Court police officer lives with the knowledge that the Chief Justice—a man who was like a father to him—died on his watch. Now he’s sure he can’t protect anyone. When his first assignment for the Justice Team lands him in the media spotlight, working side-by-side with the country’s foremost political fixer, Tony wants to run the other way. But Fallyn’s devil-may-care attitude and tantalizing beauty bring out all of his protective instincts.<br /><br /> As Fallyn and Tony peel back the layers of a government scandal that threatens to bring down the most powerful man in the world, sparks fly along with the intoxicating danger. Desire and passion escalate with their perilous search for the truth as they find relief in each other’s arms from their respective demons. When an unexpected enemy puts Fallyn's life on the line, Tony is forced to face his own failures in order to help her conquer hers. But will he once again fail to protect someone he loves?

18 Man Law

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2011-07-04
Description :  Security Consultant Vic Andrews lives by his Man Laws: <br />Never mess with your best friend's sister<br />Never get caught<br />Never get attached<br />But he can't deny his irresistible attraction to Gina Delgado, a young widow with three kids and plenty of strings attached. Even so, having a physical relationship doesn't mean they're "in a relationship."<br /><br />Gina lost her husband to tragedy; she is not getting emotionally involved with another man in a dangerous profession. Sleeping with Vic is just stress relief. <br /><br />Until one of Vic's assignments goes wrong and the target selects Gina and her kids for revenge. There's nothing Vic won't do to protect Gina and the children—the family he realizes, too late, he wants. He'll accomplish his mission but will he have lost his only chance at true love?<br /><br />83,000 words

19 Missing Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Military 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2017-03-14
Description :  <i>A one-night stand and a missing child put these two on opposite sides of solving a murder.</i><br /><br /> A rising star at the FBI, Taylor Sinclair has a perfect close rate on cold cases. When the bones of a senator’s murdered wife turn up eight years after her kidnapping, the case lands on Taylor’s desk, putting her in the crosshairs of the media—and the killer. Success will solidify her career at the Bureau, but a provocative one-night stand with cocky PI Matt “Mad Dog” Stephens could ruin it.<br /><br /> Matt’s on the hunt for the killer as well, along with the senator’s still-missing child, and believes joining forces with Taylor will get them both the answers they need. He’s determined to get the sexy agent to work with him—in and out of the bedroom—but Taylor is convinced the senator is a murderer. Matt is just as certain he’s innocent. <br /><br /> With a child’s life on the line, Matt and Taylor must plunge into the world of undercover ops and a dangerous attraction that could prove fatal to them both.

20 Risking Trust

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2011-11-07
Description :  Roxann Thorgesson's world is out of control. After her father suffers a fatal heart attack, she must take over as publisher of Chicago's second-largest newspaper. Then her ex-boyfriend Michael Taylor, CEO of his own security company, shows up needing a favor. The last thing Roxann needs is Michael around causing trouble—and potential heartbreak—but he's involved in a scandalous story she can't pass up. <br /><br />Twelve years ago, Michael walked out on Roxann without explanation. Now he needs her help. Michael's estranged wife has been murdered and he is the prime suspect. He offers something no newspaperwoman could refuse: exclusive access to his headline-making murder accusation, in exchange for her help in uncovering the true killer. When their investigation leads them to a city hall conspiracy, both their lives and their newly reignited flame could be permanently extinguished...<br /><br />86,000 words

21 The Justifiable Cause Series Box Set (Vol. 1-3)

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-08-11
Description :  The Justifiable Cause Romantic Suspense Series Box Set (Volumes 1-3) contains three complete novellas:<br /><br /> <b>The Chase<br /> </b>Hard-driving attorney Jo Pomeroy is as determined as she is sexy—in other words, a major pain in NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend’s butt. Working together on a high-profile task force charged with busting sales of counterfeit goods has been rocky from the start. And Jo’s penchant for trouble is as difficult to ignore as her spectacular legs.<br /><br /> The world of knock-offs isn’t as frivolous as it appears. The purses are fake, but the danger is all too real—and Jo seems hell-bent on putting herself in the middle of it. Her investigations have uncovered valuable leads for Gabe’s team, but they’ve also drawn the wrong kind of attention.<br /> Now, she’s on the radar of a mysterious smuggler not afraid to use violence to evade the law. At the risk of their lives—and their hearts—Gabe and Jo must find him before he finds them. <br /><br /> <b>The Evasion</b><br /> His role on an anti-counterfeiting task force earned NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend the catch of a lifetime—tough as nails but sexy as hell Jo Pomeroy. The woman has a body that drives him wild and a way of attracting danger that’s making him crazy. And her relentless pursuit of an elusive criminal has his protective instincts in overdrive.<br /><br /> Jo didn’t get to be a hotshot attorney by giving up easily. Her high-end clients count on her to keep knockoffs of their luxury goods off the streets. Distractions are the last thing she needs. Especially six-foot-three, hard body calendar-worthy distractions.<br /><br /> She failed once, letting a smuggler slip through her grasp. Next time, he’ll have nowhere to run. A lead takes Jo and Gabe to a small town where not everything—or anyone—is as innocent as it seems. Making this bust could be the biggest break of her career…but at what risk to her newfound love?<br /><br /> <b>The Capture<br /> </b>Sun, fun, and Jo Pomeroy, the sexiest, most-driven attorney around, await NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend in Los Angeles. A trip to the West Coast is the perfect vacation – he won’t have to hide his relationship with Jo from the New York anti-counterfeiting task force, and he can finally enjoy some overdue time-off with the woman of his dreams.<b><br /><br /> </b>Jo makes undercover deals for fake merchandise, but her feelings for Gabe are all too real. Unfortunately, she isn’t the one on vacation, and while she can’t wait to get her heartthrob alone, she also can’t say no when the mayor of Los Angeles asks for her help in ridding the city of illegal knockoffs.<b><br /><br /> </b>Being too dedicated for her own good backfires when Jo ends up on a killer’s hit list. Gabe wants Jo to back down; she’s not about to. As the danger escalates, so do their feelings for each other. All Jo’s ever wanted is to expand her task force nationwide. Now, with her life on the line, Jo must decide if heading the taskforce is worth sacrificing it all, including a future with the man she loves.

22 Limbo

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2018-01-26
Description :  (Previously titled <i>Dog Collar Limbo</i>)<br /><br /> Lucie Rizzo’s life is...complicated. She’s worked hard to grow a legit business and leave behind the mob princess reputation. Now her mobster father is on parole, making things awkward at home—especially with her detective boyfriend. And thanks to an inescapable penchant for trouble, Lucie keeps stumbling into the wrong crime at the wrong time.<br /><br /> But what could go wrong at a dog show? It’s the perfect venue for Lucie to score visibility for her brand—and some quality time with sexy Irish cop, Tim O’Brien. Until her favorite client is snatched by a mystery woman. This broad messed with the wrong hot-blooded family! No one steals from a Rizzo, and Lucie and her zany sidekicks will do anything to take back what’s theirs.

23 The Evasion

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-12-03
Description :  His role on an anti-counterfeiting task force earned NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend the catch of a lifetime—tough as nails but sexy as hell Jo Pomeroy. The woman has a body that drives him wild and a way of attracting danger that’s making him crazy. And her relentless pursuit of an elusive criminal has his protective instincts in overdrive.<br /><br /> Jo didn’t get to be a hotshot attorney by giving up easily. Her high-end clients count on her to keep knockoffs of their luxury goods off the streets. Distractions are the last thing she needs. Especially six-foot-three, hard body calendar-worthy distractions.<br /><br /> She failed once, letting a smuggler slip through her grasp. Next time, he’ll have nowhere to run. A lead takes Jo and Gabe to a small town where not everything—or anyone—is as innocent as it seems. Making this bust could be the biggest break of her career…but at what risk to her newfound love?

24 Harlequin Intrigue July 2015 - Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Carol Ericson, Cindi Myers & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Western  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2015-07-01
Description :  Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful reads packed with edge-of-your-seat intrigue and fearless romance. <br /><br />UNDER FIRE <br />Brothers in Arms: Retribution<br />by Carol Ericson<br />Agent Max Duvall needs Dr. Ava Whitman's help to break free from the brainwashing that Tempest—the covert ops agency they work for—has subjected him to…but he's going to have to keep the agency from killing her first.<br /><br />LAWMAN PROTECTION <br />The Ranger Brigade<br />by Cindi Myers<br />A killer is lurking in Colorado, and reporter Emma Wade is sniffing around Captain Graham Ellison's crime scene. As much as he doesn't want a civilian accessing his case, Graham will need to keep Emma close if he is going to keep her alive.<br /><br />THE DETECTIVE <br />by Adrienne Giordano<br />Reclusive pilot Dylan Passion ignites when interior designer Lexi Vanderbilt teams up with hardened homicide detective Brodey Hayward to solve a cold case murder. But will Lexi's ambition make them both targets of a killer?

25 Relentless Pursuit

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2012-08-13
Description :  <i>You call this a mission?</i><br /> Yeah, ex-Army Ranger and Taylor Securities operative Billy Tripp screwed up. So instead of being assigned to a dangerous international mission, he's sent to babysit a pricey necklace at a trendy South Beach hotel. The only bright side to the assignment is working with the manager, smoking-hot hotel heiress Kristen Dante.<br /> Kristen's worked hard to build her father's Miami hotel into a jet-set destination. She's confident in business but not so much with men. What could a sexy guy like Billy want with her when he could have someone like her beautiful, party-girl sister?<br /> There's a reason Billy's known as Mr. Relentless. He doesn't give up. Not on a job, or on the woman he wants. So when three luxury cars go missing from the hotel's lot, Billy sets out to find the thief. Suddenly, he has a case with the risks he thrives on. But when his investigation leads to Kristen being threatened, the real danger is losing his heart.<br /> 89,000 words

26 Harlequin Intrigue January 2015 - Box Set 1 of 2

Author : Joanna Wayne, Angi Morgan & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2015-01-01
Description :  Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new edge-of-your-seat romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin Intrigue bundle includes Midnight Rider by Joanna Wayne, The Sheriff by Angi Morgan and The Marshal by USA TODAY bestselling author Adrienne Giordano.<br /><br />Catch a thrill with 6 new edge-of-your-seat romances every month from Harlequin Intrigue!

27 Opposing Forces

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2013-06-10
Description :  Book six of Private Protectors<br /><br />Jackson Lynx always has a plan. He wouldn't be Vice President at Taylor Security if he wasn't steady, smart and reliable. But as capable as he is, he's not perfect. Approaching the one-year anniversary of kicking his prescription-drug habit, the last thing Lynx needs is temptation. Celibacy is part of his recovery plan. But then Jillian Murdoch asks for his help…<br /><br />Jillian loves her job—managing pharmaceutical distribution—and she's suspicious when an unscheduled delivery shows up late on a Friday night. Then someone breaks into her home and, terrified, she asks Lynx to install a security system. Grateful for his help, she's wary of her attraction to him… She recognizes the Serenity Prayer on his mirror and can't get involved with an addict.<br /><br />But when they uncover dangerous secrets they'll have to trust one another. Their lives, and their hearts, depend on it.<br /><br />Go back to the beginning with Risking Trust, available now!<br /><br />85,000 words

28 The Rebel

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-10-01
Description :  <b>Bad to the bone…in all the right ways&#xa0;</b><br /><br />A brilliant civil lawyer, David Hennings has always been the outsider—at odds with his wealthy family, shunning relationships, defying convention as a sexy leather-jacketed biker. Which is why sculptor Amanda LeBlanc agrees to his request to reconstruct a skull from a cold case murder. The instant heat between them is scorching.&#xa0;<br /><br />But once Amanda takes the job and gets too close to the rebellious attorney, her carefully balanced life is upended by a series of methodical attacks. Someone doesn't want her to finish the job. Now David will risk everything not to lose the woman he unknowingly put in jeopardy.

29 Defending Justice

Author : Misty Evans & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2018-03-06
Description :  Former prosecutor and now hot-shot defense attorney, Jackie DelRay, is a star in the shark-infested judicial waters of Washington, DC. Behind her take-no-prisoners façade, she hides a painful secret and a longing for FBI Special Agent Beckett Pearson—the man who captured her heart during a passion-filled weekend in college. The same man who still holds a grudge over a case Jackie refused to prosecute years before. When Beck is arrested for the shocking murder of the FBI director’s estranged wife, Jackie breaks every rule she’s known about being emotionally involved with her client. Knowing the risks to her heart and her career, she rushes to defend him.<br /> A former model and football star, Beck has finally found his home with the Bureau. He wants nothing to do with the sexy lawyer who left him without a goodbye twelve years ago and then destroyed his first, and most important, missing persons investigation. Now, with his freedom on the line, Jackie’s brilliant legal mind may be his one hope at staying out of prison.<br /> When their investigation is mired by political alliances and reckless greed, Beck and Jackie battle corruption at the highest levels. That battle includes resisting the long-buried passion they’d shared twelve years earlier. But will a killer bent on stopping their investigation give them a fight they are bound to lose?

30 The Marshal

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-01-01
Description :  His painful past is their present danger&#xa0;<br /><br />The last thing US Marshal Brent Thompson needs is distraction from his work. But distraction—in the form of a sexy Chicago investigator—is exactly what he gets. Jenna Hayward is as alluring as she is determined, driven to help apprehend the murderer who killed Brent's mother twenty-three years ago. With a shared mission—and a steadily rising attraction that jeopardizes Brent's resolve to stay unattached—the pair must work together to get answers…before the murderer makes them his next victims.

31 The Prosecutor

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-03-01
Description :  <b>Two attorneys with everything to lose fight for justice in THE PROSECUTOR by USA TODAY bestselling author Adrienne Giordano</b><b>&#xa0;</b><br /><br />Chicago assistant state's attorney Zac Hennings just got handed a political hot potato: keeping the convicted murderer in a high-profile case behind bars. He's up against his most formidable—and alluring—adversary. First-year law student Emma Sinclair is passionately fighting to free her brother. But she needs the take-no-prisoners prosecutor's help.&#xa0;<br /><br />Caught between attraction and letting a killer go free, Zac walks a tightrope. Until evidence surfaces that the real culprit's still out there. With his career and Emma's life on the line, Zac races to right a terrible wrong. Refusing to back down, he'll bring a cunning lawbreaker to justice—or die trying.

32 Harlequin Intrigue October 2015 - Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Elle James, Barb Han & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2015-10-01
Description :  Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful reads packed with edge-of-your-seat intrigue and fearless romance. <br /><br />HIGH COUNTRY HIDEOUT <br />Covert Cowboys, Inc.<br />by Elle James<br />Wounded ex-soldier Angus Ketchum gets a second chance when he’s sent undercover to protect a widowed ranch owner. Angus must rely on his combat skills to keep Reggie and her boy alive—and on his commitment to the mission to keep their attraction in check.<br /><br />TEXAS TAKEDOWN<br />Mason Ridge<br />by Barb Han<br />Security expert Dylan Jacobs commits to keeping Samantha Turner safe from the Mason Ridge Abductor. But his world nearly crumbles when the villain poses a vicious ultimatum—turn over the woman he loves or never see his beloved daughter again.<br /><br />THE REBEL <br />by Adrienne Giordano<br />Danger ensues when introverted sculptor Amanda LeBlanc partners with David Hennings, the rebellious son of a hot-shot defense attorney, to solve a cold case. But will David's desire to fit in with his family risk Amanda's life? <br /><br />Look for <b>Harlequin Intrigue’s October 2015 Box set 1 of 2</b>, filled with even more edge-of-your seat romantic suspense!<br /><br />Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Intrigue!

33 The Detective

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-07-01
Description :  She's captured his heart…and the attention of a murderer&#xa0;<br /><br />Injured homicide detective Brodey Hayward needs a distraction, and he finds it as a consultant on a cold case murder. When Brodey's investigation delays plans to remodel the former crime scene, he uncovers another kind of distraction: spirited Lexi Vanderbilt. Despite her distrust of men, Brodey charms the alluring interior designer into helping him examine the case facts.&#xa0;<br /><br />Working closely with the ultrasexy detective helps Lexi lower her guard, igniting a passion that even Chicago's winter can't cool. As they close in on the killer, Lexi becomes his new target. To save her, Brodey must either betray her trust—or risk losing Lexi forever.

34 Harlequin Intrigue March 2014 - Bundle 1 of 2

Author : Paula Graves, Cassie Miles & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2014-03-01
Description :  Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new edge-of-your-seat romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin Intrigue bundle includes The Secret of Cherokee Cove by Paula Graves, Snowed In by Cassie Miles and The Prosecutor by Adrienne Giordano.<br /><br />Catch a thrill with 6 new edge-of-your-seat romances every month from Harlequin Intrigue!

35 The Capture

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-02-17
Description :  Sun, fun, and Jo Pomeroy, the sexiest, most-driven attorney around, await NYPD Sergeant Gabe Townsend in Los Angeles. A trip to the West Coast is the perfect vacation – he won’t have to hide his relationship with Jo from the New York anti-counterfeiting task force, and he can finally enjoy some overdue time-off with the woman of his dreams.<br /><br /> Jo makes undercover deals for fake merchandise, but her feelings for Gabe are all too real. Unfortunately, she isn’t the one on vacation, and while she can’t wait to get her heartthrob alone, she also can’t say no when the mayor of Los Angeles asks for her help in ridding the city of illegal knockoffs.<br /><br /> Being too dedicated for her own good backfires when Jo ends up on a killer’s hit list. Gabe wants Jo to back down; she’s not about to. As the danger escalates, so do their feelings for each other. All Jo’s ever wanted is to expand her task force nationwide. Now, with her life on the line, Jo must decide if heading the taskforce is worth sacrificing it all, including a future with the man she loves.

36 Craving Heat

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Family 
Release Date :  2018-07-29
Description :  Debuting 2018 - the new Steele Ridge: The Kingstons series.<br /><br /> Book #1<br /><br /> Maggie Kingston is a woman working in a man’s world…and doing a damn good job. Being Steele Ridge’s first female sheriff isn’t easy. Especially when your cousins are magnets for trouble. The Steeles do everything the hard way, but Maggie’s tougher than she looks. Nothing shakes this sheriff until her cousin brings one of his superstar players—and the accompanying media circus—to town. The press can’t get enough of the sexy quarterback. And neither can Maggie…<br /> Jayson Tucker devoted his whole career to the New York Knights. So when the team takes a rookie’s side over his after a locker room brawl, he takes refuge from the spotlight. Except reporters aren’t the only ones after him. Someone wants Jayson benched. Permanently. When the threat becomes deadly, hiding won’t be enough.&#xa0; And in Steele Ridge, security comes in the luscious form of its gorgeous, no-nonsense sheriff.<br /> Jayson’s always fought his own battles. The closer he gets to Maggie, the less he’s willing to risk her being caught in the crossfire. Yet Maggie is no damsel in distress. She’s more than capable of keeping her town—and her man—safe. But can she say the same about her heart?

37 Undercover Justice

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Military 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-10-18
Description :  Undercover Justice, A Justice Team Novella<br /><br /> <i>Sin City isn’t ready for Mitch Monroe…</i><br /><br /> The cocky, irresistible Justice Team member is about to take Vegas by storm with his partner, sexy FBI sniper, Caroline Foster. They’re on the hunt for the missing daughter of a US Senator who might be the victim of foul play.<br /><br /> <i>But is Mitch ready for Sin City?</i><br /><br /> Caroline—the only woman Mitch has ever loved—must go undercover as a contestant taking the place of the senator’s daughter on the hottest reality TV show of the year. While bachelor after bachelor throws himself at Caroline, Mitch must sit by and watch, knowing each and every one of them is a possible suspect.<br /><br /> <i>What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. </i><br /><br /> Mitch has never been one to play by the rules or sit on the sidelines. Manipulating his way into a spot on the show, he becomes Caroline’s dream mate, and the lines between fiction and reality begin to blur. But when the chips are down and Caroline’s life is in danger, can Mitch—a bachelor to his core—handle the sin, sex, and a night of debauchery that could end with a band around his finger?

38 Justice Team Romantic Suspense Series Box Set

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Misty Evans
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Erotic Romance 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2014-11-21
Description :  <b>Stealing Justice<br /> </b>Justice “Grey” Greystone was fired from the FBI for insubordination. Now the FBI wants him to use his renegade skills to take down a serial killer. To trap the Lion, Grey will need to send the perfect woman—the sexy Sydney Banfield—undercover. But soon, Sydney’s life in is on the line and Grey must race against the clock to catch a killer who’s as unstoppable as he is evil.<b><br /><br /> Cheating Justice<br /> </b>While investigating a government cover-up, former FBI agent Mitch Monroe is framed for murder. Special Agent Caroline Foster—the FBI’s top sniper and a woman who wants nothing to do with him—is the only person who can clear his name. On the run and with no one to turn to, Mitch and Caroline can’t fight the passion between them. She’ll lose her career if she proves Mitch is innocent…he’ll lose his life if she doesn’t.<b><br /><br /> Holiday Justice<br /> </b>All Justice “Grey” Greystone wants for the holidays is a juicy rib eye dinner with his girlfriend Sydney Banfield. When he and his Justice Team partners, Mitch Monroe and Caroline Foster, uncover a theft ring of Santas, however, Grey must pull off the ultimate sting operation and save Christmas for Sydney and the shelter’s residents. But will giving the bad guys a dose of holiday justice leave him with nothing but coal in his stocking?

39 Carina Press Presents: Editor's Choice

Author : Cindy Spencer Pape, Adrienne Giordano & Shannon Stacey
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2012-06-04
Description :  <b><i>There's a time and a place for romance: any time, any place!</i></b><br /> In honor of our second anniversary, Carina Press brings you a trio of amazing novellas by some of the freshest voices in romance today! A highland laird and an unconventional physician fight monsters and fall in love in Cindy Spencer Pape's <i>Kilts and Kraken.</i> In Adrienne Giordano's <i>Negotiating Point,</i> two security operatives try—and fail—to keep their professional distance while working a high-stakes case. And a driven career woman takes a detour to enjoy <i>Slow Summer Kisses</i> in a contemporary story by Shannon Stacey. Three very different tales, three very happy endings.<br /> Edited by Angela James, this anthology includes:<br /> <i>Kilts and Kraken</i> by Cindy Spencer Pape<br /> <i>Negotiating Point</i> by Adrienne Giordano<br /> <i>Slow Summer Kisses</i> by Shannon Stacey<br /> Stories also available for purchase separately.<br /> 88,000 words

40 Harlequin Intrigue June 2014 - Bundle 2 of 2

Author : HelenKay Dimon, Lisa Childs & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2014-06-01
Description :  Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new edge-of-your-seat romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin Intrigue bundle includes Traceless by HelenKay Dimon, Groom Under Fire by Lisa Childs and The Defender by USA TODAY bestselling author Adrienne Giordano.<br /><br />Catch a thrill with 6 new edge-of-your-seat romances every month from Harlequin Intrigue!

41 The Defender

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-06-01
Description :  <b>A TOUGH-AS-NAILS FBI SPECIAL AGENT AND A STUNNING BLONDE ATTORNEY WITH SOMETHING TO PROVE JOIN FORCES IN THE DEFENDER.&#xa0;</b><br /><br />By all accounts Penny Hennings was the sort of woman FBI special agent Russell Voight went for. Smart, sexy and with just enough sass to keep him honest. Then she went sticking her nose in undercover FBI business. He knew her legal reputation would skyrocket if she won this case. But every move she makes undoes all the work Russell's put into taking down the city's biggest crooks. And the criminals they're after will do anything to avoid the witness stand—including kill. So it's time to pool their resources and collaborate. Even if working together every day takes them late into the night…and into the line of fire.

42 A Just Deception

Author : Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-09-05
Description :  The protector: Peter Jessup, former Navy SEAL, currently employed by Taylor Security. He likes being the hero—in charge and in control. <br /><br />His client: Lawyer Isabelle DeRosa. The sexy brunette is the personification of Peter's fantasies. She's willing to get physical but nothing more serious. <br /><br />The assignment: When Isabelle becomes the prime suspect in the murder of her cousin, Peter is there to protect her and help her find the real killer. Their investigation leads to a big-name charity that seems to draw cultlike followers. Isabelle manages to infiltrate the group and become close to their leader, leaving Peter both jealous and worried for her. <br /><br />As their search leads to danger, Peter realizes he's falling in love with Isabelle. He wants all of her, but she's too used to guarding herself to let him in…<br /><br />91,000 words

43 Un bébé a disparu - Secrète identité - Face au doute

Author : Kara Lennox, Adrienne Giordano & Elle James
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2016-03-01
Description :  Un bébé a disparu, Kara Lennox&#xa0;Beau s’avance vers elle, aussi grand et ténébreux que dans sa mémoire, et Aubrey sent la fureur la gagner. Comment celui qui a autrefois brisé son cœur ose-t-il venir chez elle aujourd’hui ? Mais alors qu’elle s’apprête à le chasser, Beau lui prend la main et lui fait un aveu étonnant : il a appris que sa cousine Patti avait disparu avec Sara, son bébé de six mois, et il est prêt à se lancer avec elle à la poursuite des ravisseurs. Troublée malgré elle, Aubrey s’apprête à accepter lorsqu’un élément nouveau vient semer le doute dans son esprit : le grand-père de l’enfant promet une récompense d’un million de dollars à qui la retrouvera… Aubrey ne sait plus que penser : est-ce l’appât du gain qui pousse Beau à l’aider ? Ou le souvenir de leur amour passé ?&#xa0;&#xa0;Secrète identité, Adrienne Giordano&#xa0;Grâce à votre art, vous pouvez rendre cette jeune femme à sa famille. Silencieuse, Amanda réfléchit à la requête de David Hennings. D’un côté, elle hésite à mettre ses talents de plasticienne au service de la justice. De l’autre, elle est tentée de relever ce défi et de redonner un visage à l’inconnue, assassinée des années auparavant, dont on vient de trouver la dépouille. Enfin, et surtout, elle a très envie de travailler avec le séduisant avocat dont le sex-appeal est loin de la laisser indifférente… Ce qu’elle ne sait pas encore, c’est que cette collaboration va les mettre tous deux en danger. Car ceux qui ont tué l’inconnue sont prêts à tout pour empêcher qu’on ne découvre son identité.&#xa0;+ 1 roman gratuit : Face au doute, Elle James

44 Un rival trop attirant - Le piège de la forêt - Troublante ressemblance

Author : Adrienne Giordano, HelenKay Dimon & Laurey Bright
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-05-01
Description :  <b><i>Un rival trop attirant,</i></b> Adrienne Giordano<br /><br /><i>Ils sont unis pour lutter contre le crime…</i><br /><br />Des épaules larges, un regard de braise, un sourire ironique des plus provocateurs… Penny doit bien reconnaître que Russ Voight est très sexy. Pourtant tout les sépare, elle l’avocate des truands, et lui l’agent du FBI qui enrage à chaque fois qu’elle obtient la relaxe d’un de ses clients. Jusqu’au jour où une fusillade éclate au tribunal de Chicago. Sauvée in extremis par Russ, Penny le comprend : elle est en danger de mort. Pour lutter contre le criminel qui veut l’empêcher de défendre un témoin à charge, elle n’a désormais plus le choix. Elle devra accepter que Russ la protège…<br /><br /><b><i>Le piège de la forêt,</i></b> HelenKay Dimon<br /><br /><i>Quand l’amour et le danger se mêlent intimement…</i><br /><br />La gorge nouée par l’émotion, Hope se jette dans les bras de Joël, qui vient de sauter de son hélicoptère. Jamais elle n’a été aussi contente de voir son ex-fiancé ! Peu importe la manière dont il a su qu’un fou furieux la poursuivait dans la forêt après avoir tué deux membres de son groupe de randonnée, elle est vivante, et seul cela compte pour l’instant. Pourtant, tandis que Joël organise la traque du meurtrier, elle a bien du mal à faire taire la petite voix qui tout au fond d’elle-même lui murmure qu’elle l’aime encore. Serait-il possible que le hasard vienne de leur donner une seconde chance ?<br /><br /><b>+ 1 ROMAN GRATUIT : <i>Troublante ressemblance,</i></b> Laurey Bright

45 La maison sans mémoire - Pour la vie d'une enfant

Author : Adrienne Giordano & Delores Fossen
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-10-01
Description :  La maison sans mémoire, Adrienne Giordano&#xa0;<br /><br />Sûr de lui, énigmatique, troublant… Avec ses allures de flic solitaire, Brent Thompson n’a pas mis longtemps à faire chavirer le cœur de la détective Jenna Hayward. Pourtant, sous son apparente force, Brent cache une terrible blessure : lorsqu’il était enfant, sa mère a été assassinée et on n’a jamais trouvé son meurtrier. A la fois soucieuse d’aider Brent et intriguée par ce « cold case » non élucidé, Jenna décide de rouvrir l’enquête et se rend dans la maison inhabitée où s’est déroulé le drame. Là, elle est saisie d’une étrange intuition. Comme si celui ou celle qui avait tué impunément, vingt-trois ans plus tôt, rôdait toujours dans les parages…<br /><br />Pour la vie d’une enfant, Delores Fossen<br /><br />Un trafic de nourrissons ! Le cœur broyé par le chagrin, Addison relit la lettre de la mère porteuse à qui elle a fait appel pour avoir sa petite Emily. Ainsi, c’est à cause du sombre commerce dans lequel cette femme a trempé que son bébé a été enlevé… Mais aussitôt Addison se ressaisit. Elle sait qui peut l’aider à retrouver sa fillette disparue : Reed, l’adjoint du shérif. Reed, son ex-fiancé dont elle s’est séparée il y a quelques mois. Mais, avant cela, elle a un secret à lui confier. Un secret qu’elle a gardé pour elle trop longtemps et qu’il est temps à présent qu’elle partage avec lui…

46 Une menace sans visage - La vérité en question

Author : Carla Cassidy & Adrienne Giordano
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2014-12-01
Description :  <b><i>Une menace sans visage,</i></b> Carla Cassidy<br />Jake ne se reconnaît plus. Lui qui déteste les enfants, se surprend à sourire béatement depuis que Grace Sinclair a débarqué dans son ranch, avec ses triplées de dix mois, en lui annonçant que Justin, son frère, en était le père. Pis encore : il sent son cœur glacé de célibataire endurci fondre dès que la séduisante Grace est en sa présence… Comment son idiot de frère peut-il repousser une femme pareille ? Son trouble s’accroît encore quand la jolie Grace lui avoue, bouleversée, qu’elle est la cible de menaces, qu’elle craint pour la vie de ses filles. Sans hésiter, il le lui promet : il veillera sur elle et ses enfants jusqu’à ce qu’elles soient hors de danger…<br /><br /><b><i>La vérité en question,</i></b> Adrienne Giordano<br />Son frère est innocent du meurtre dont on l’accuse ! Et elle le prouvera, Emma s’en est fait le serment. Voilà pourquoi elle se bat depuis dix-huit mois pour qu’on la croie. Et ce, malgré les menaces qu’elle reçoit, et qui l’angoissent de plus en plus… Le jour où le policier qui a arrêté son frère lui avoue que l’enquête a été bâclée, elle comprend donc qu’elle ne doit pas laisser passer sa chance : vite, il faut qu’elle aille trouver Zach Hennings, le procureur en charge du dossier, pour le pousser à revoir son jugement. A la condition, bien sûr, que cet homme énigmatique qui tient le sort de son frère entre ses mains accepte de l’écouter…



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