These are just a few suggestions for a warm read on a cold day.
Shanna by Kathleen Woodiwiss
A pact is sealed in secret behind the foreboding walls of Newgate Prison. In return for a night of unparalleled pleasure, a dashing condemned criminal consents to wed a beautiful heiress, thereby rescuing her with his name from an impending and abhorred arranged union. But in the fading echoes of hollow wedding vows, a solemn promise is broken, as a sensuous free spirit takes flight to a lush Caribbean paradise, abandoning the stranger she married to face the gallows unfulfilled.
But Ruark Beauchamp’s destiny is now eternally intertwined with that of the tempestuous, intoxicating Shanna. He will be free . . . and he will find her. For no iron ever forged can imprison his resolute passion. And no hangman’s noose will deny Ruark the ecstasy that is rightfully his.
What is it about the wrong man that feels so right?
As if attorney Kimber Karlton’s life wasn’t stressful
enough, she’s a day late and a boat short for her own romantic getaway at a
secluded island retreat. Enter rugged rogue Finn Meyers: ship’s captain, jungle
Propositioned by Leslie Kelly
left her cheating husband and demanding career to tend bar in St. Lucia, and
nothing could lure her back. Even handsome millionaire Jack Beaumont and his
propositions– business and otherwise–can’t tempt her…or can
Fevered by Lori Wilde
Investigative journalist Macy
Gatwick wants Armando Cutler so badly she can taste it. For a story, of
course–a juicy expos? about the corporate wunderkind’s exile to Costa Rica. But
her objectivity and inhibitions dissolve amidst the steam of the jungle.
A Pirate of Her Own by Kinley MacGregor
Few know Morgan Drake’s true name—but many fear the Sea Wolf, the scourge of the ocean, a fearless pirate who frees impressed American sailors from British vessels. Now a beautiful reporter is willing to risk her life, her innocence, and her heart to reveal the secrets that Morgan is determined to protect at any cost . . .
A headstrong and courageous young woman in a man’s world, Serenity James knows she is barely tolerated in her father’s newspaper office. An exclusive story about the dreaded Sea Wolf, however, will earn her the respect she so fervently desires. But she never expected to be kidnapped by the sexy and dangerous brigand whose bold exploits have fired her imagination—or to discover the adventure she’s always longed for in Morgan Drake’s passionate caress.
Do you have any suggestions for a toasty warm read?