Trade Secrets

By Kathleen Knowles

Clinical lab scientist Tony Leung lands her dream job working for Global HemoSolutions, a Silicon Valley company headed by Erica Sanders, the most famous female CEO in America. Tony crosses paths with one of the company’s investors, venture capitalist Sheila Graham, and their chance meeting turns into a love affair.

It’s Sheila’s job to help make GHS’s newest invention a reality, but all is not as it seems, and millions of dollars, not to mention countless lives, could be at risk. Tony wants to go public with their discoveries, but Sheila wants proof. When they face the biggest test of their loyalty amid an excruciating moral dilemma, will their love be strong enough to keep them together?

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Storm Lines

By Jessica L. Webb

Children / Families
Women in Uniform
Police
Bodyguard/Protection Romances
First Responders

Constable Bridget “Marley” Marlowe is always doing the wrong thing for the right reason. This time she’s skating the line of police procedure by protecting a young girl caught up in her father’s designer street drug ring. But when Marley gets injured, she needs help from someone she can trust.

Dr. Devon Wolfe is a burned out psychologist on leave from her job in a busy hospital trauma unit. When Devon meets the injured Marley, she doesn’t know what to make of the bright and beautiful—and occasionally rogue—cop. Devon decides to help Marley and gets mixed up in the world of addictive street drugs, a young girl who knows something but won’t speak, and the uncertainty of knowing right from wrong. All Devon knows is she and Marley are in this together.

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Drawn

By Carsen Taite

Big City
Actors/Artists
Police

Urban artist Riley Flynn spends her days wandering the streets of Dallas, sketching the city she loves. Then dead bodies start showing up in the exact locations she was sketching, and the police arrive on her doorstep. With every reason in the world to distrust the law, she’s reluctant to help the striking detective assigned to the case, especially after the cops start treating her like a suspect. As the stakes get deadlier, Riley’s instinct for self-protection wars with civic duty and unexpected attraction.

Detective Claire Hanlon is all about the facts, all about the law, and all about climbing the Dallas PD ladder. Her career advancement hinges on capturing the killer terrorizing the city, and the only thing in her way is the incredibly stubborn, incredibly beautiful person of interest, Riley Flynn, who is also incredibly off limits. Because she might be guilty of murder.

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White Horse Point

By Andrews & Austin

Best-selling mystery writer Taylor James has struggled to complete a novel ever since divorcing her husband. When her publicist insists she take time away at a remote cabin to “finish the damn book,” Taylor reluctantly agrees.

Amid the crystal-clear lakes and towering pines of the north woods, Taylor encounters a mysterious woman. Small and beautiful, Levade keeps to herself, but at night she rides a white horse bareback into the lake, as if looking for something. Taylor is captivated, but Levade pushes her away. There’s a secret she can’t share involving a murderer who walks among them and who promised to kill anyone or anything Levade loves.

But White Horse Point is haunted by another pair of lovers, long deceased, who have a personal connection to the two women, and are determined to bring them together.

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On the Run

By Charlotte Greene

Private Investigator
Amateur Sleuths
Enemies to Lovers Romance
Close Quarters

When Gwen picks up a pretty hitchhiker on the side of a lonely Texas highway, she has little reason to suspect that her entire life is about to change.

Annie has just broken out of prison, and she needs more than a ride—she needs Gwen’s help to recover the money she stole.

With other more dangerous criminals trying to stop them and the police on their tail, Gwen and Annie will have to decide what’s more important: the money or each other.

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Elimination

By Jackie D

Good girls/Bad girls
Women in Uniform
Workplace Romance
After Dark Series | Book III
International Setting
Military

Dylan Prey is willing to risk her life and her cover to help Homeland Security and the CIA bring wanted terrorist Carol O’Brien to justice. Deep undercover inside the Russian mafia, Dylan does whatever it takes to secure her place in the mafia’s upper ranks. Finding love amidst the lies, manipulation, and violence isn’t easy.

NSA cyberstalker Emma Quinn has just joined the team responsible for taking down O’Brien’s top lieutenants, but they'll need every ounce of her genius to find and capture O’Brien herself. Emma is shy, awkward, and brilliant. Dylan is fierce, charismatic, and unyielding. Their dynamic is exactly what the team needs to complete the mission, but it spells disaster for the attraction that simmers between them.

The race is on to bring Carol O’Brien to justice before more lives are lost. Friendships will be tested, relationships strained, and one of the team may pay the ultimate price.

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Moon Shadow

By Suzie Clarke

Vacation
The Moon Shadow Series | Book 1
Bodyguard/Protection Romances
Coming Out
Bisexual
Friends to Lovers Romance

Justice might be satisfying, but revenge is far sweeter.

Computer programmer Rachel Portola has a target on her back. She’s developed a top-secret program and her boss, Justin McKinney wants it and the millions it will bring on the open market. Even if it means murder.

When Rachel’s plane crashes and she and her friends are forced to hike through the Alaskan wilderness to survive, she thinks the worst is over. Rachel can finally focus on her attraction to her best friend Claire and the unexpected love they share.

But Justin’s not giving up. Armed with only her instincts and a sharp knife, Rachel’s in for the fight of her life to protect what’s hers. The odds are impossible, the future looks bleak, and with everything that matters on the line, Rachel’s not letting anything get in her way.

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Thief of the Heart

By MJ Williamz

Hanson loves three things in life: roulette, priceless gems, and her globetrotting lifestyle. She makes a living seducing rich woman in casinos and relieving them of the expensive jewelry most won’t even miss. But her streak ends when she meets beautiful FBI agent Savannah Brown.

Savannah is determined to catch the infamous international jewel thief and suspects Kit after observing her in the vicinity of multiple thefts. She has to get close enough to catch her, and that means posing as her mark. She’ll let Kit seduce her and make the arrest when Kit steals the diamonds in the FBI sting. Savannah just has to stay focused on her assignment and not let sexy, charming Kit become a distraction.

Kit expects the plan to unfold like any other. A little sex. A little theft. No big deal. She doesn’t expect Savannah to steal her heart.

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Cost of Honor

By Radclyffe

Honor Series | Book 11

Secret Service Agent Oakes Weaver is in the midst of the biggest assignment of her career—leading the advance team for President Andrew Powell’s impending trip to Philadelphia where everyone expects he will be nominated to run for a second term. The last thing she needs is a tragedy among the president's inner circle that might not be an accident, or the sudden recruitment of Ari Rostof, a woman who might be a lot more than she seems. But Oakes doesn't get a say in policy. She only has to secure the president’s safety—at all costs.

First Daughter Blair Powell and her spouse, Cameron Roberts, are among the reelection campaign members accompanying President Andrew Powell to Philadelphia. While the president may be protected by his Secret Service agents, those close to him are literally in the kill zone, and his adversaries will stop at nothing to further their cause—even mass murder.

WINNER of the 2020 Booksellers' Best Contest, sponsored by the Greater Detroit Chapter of the Romance Writers of America (Romantic Suspense)

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Finding Sky

By Cass Sellars

Workplace Romance
Big City
Amateur Sleuths
California

Corporate entrepreneur Jess Ivan has everything she should ever want: a successful business, a home in the city, and a gorgeous woman on her arm. So why isn’t she happy?

Romance is the last thing Skylar Addison has time for. She’s ready to take the next giant leap in her career, and the manager position at Ivan Associates can get her where she wants to go.

But not everything is as it seems. When Skylar discovers a well-organized fraud operation, uncovering the truth means working closely with her charming new boss. An unexpected attraction catches them off guard, and while Jess knows she’s found the one for her, Skylar isn’t so sure. As Skylar fights enemies who might be closer than they appear in order to save Jess’s business, Jess fights for the one she believes should be hers.

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Heart of a Killer

By Yolanda Wallace

Good girls/Bad girls
Multicultural 
Bodyguard/Protection Romances
New York City
Big City
International Setting
People of Color

Contract killer Santana Masters doesn’t need anyone or anything except her next assignment and the lucrative payment that goes with it. Her life is just the way she likes it, well-ordered and intentionally devoid of emotion. Then a chance meeting with a beautiful stranger tempts her to do the one thing she’s always managed to avoid: fall in love.

Tech company CEO Brooklyn DiVincenzo’s world is rocked when she witnesses her best friend’s brutal murder. Instead of turning to her dysfunctional family for support, she seeks comfort from someone who doesn’t have a stake in how she feels—the alluring and dangerous Santana Masters, who keeps her own feelings carefully locked away.

Brooklyn’s decision to trust Santana might end up costing more than just her heart.

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Leading the Witness

By Carsen Taite

Enemies to Lovers Romance
Lawyers

Catherine Landauer spends her days grilling prosecution witnesses in zealous defense of the accused criminals she represents, but no one knows she was once the victim of a headline-grabbing crime. When the man who kidnapped her resurfaces, Catherine goes from attorney to witness, reluctant to trust anyone, especially the alluring prosecutor assigned to the case.

Veteran prosecutor Starr Rio has a reputation of doing whatever it takes to win, even if she has to skirt the edge of the law in the pursuit of justice. Now she’s working the case of a lifetime, saddled with an uncooperative witness who is sexy as hell and who thinks she knows more about criminal law than the entire task force assigned to the case. But when Starr and Catherine give in to desire, their hearts, careers, and even their lives are on the line.

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Double-Crossed

By Ali Vali

Gangsters
Las Vegas
Vegas Nights | Book 1
Financial gap/Class disparity
Big City

Hit woman and thief Reed Gable works for the highest bidder, no matter where the job takes her. An orphan of circumstance, Reed knows the streets of Las Vegas better than anyone. Growing up rough has gotten her to the top of her profession, and she plans to stay there.

Accountant Brinley Myers, a recent hire at the Moroccan Casino, discovers a money laundering operation orchestrated by the New York mob and suddenly her life and the people in it become collateral damage.  

Reed has Brinley in her sights and is ready to close the contract when she sees Brinley’s son in the car with her. Even hard-hearted Reed can’t kill a mother in front of her child. Before Reed can come up with a plan to finish the job, she’s double-crossed. It’ll take all her street smarts to keep herself, and her surprisingly beautiful mark, alive.

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Cause of Death

By Sheri Lewis Wohl

Big City
Psychological Thriller
Magic
Medical Romance
Animals 

All Vi Akiak wanted when she came to Spokane was to earn her medical degree, get a job in the medical examiner’s office, and keep her biggest secret safe. She didn’t plan her attraction to Kate Renard, the beautiful K9 search and rescue handler who lived next door, and she really didn’t plan on chasing a serial killer. 

Kate is delighted when Vi moves in next door. She’s attractive, fascinating, and best of all, she likes dogs. When dead bodies start turning up in forested recreational areas around Spokane, Vi and Kate must work together to find the killer before they end up the next targets. In the race for survival, they discover that love may be the biggest risk of all.

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Where the Lies Hide

By Renee Roman

Private Investigator
Blue Collar

When Sarah Peters hires a private investigator to find the twin brother she’s just discovered exists, she’s unprepared for the cocky, self-assured Camdyn Stark. Finding missing persons is Cam’s specialty and she knows she can get the job done, even if she’s not too keen to delve into the system she blames for her abusive childhood. There’s no denying her attraction to the quietly beautiful Sarah, but when she uncovers the truth, Cam’s torn between keeping Sarah safe and doing the job she was hired to do.

As Cam gets closer to solving the case and revealing the danger threatening them both, will her own dark secrets and the lies she’s buried jeopardize her future with Sarah?

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Incognito

By VK Powell

International Setting
Federal Agents
Workplace Romance
Police Procedural 

For Frankie Strong, results mean more than sticking to the rules, until she runs heart-first into Evan Spears.

US Marshal Evan Spears commands a federal task force of seasoned agents who track and capture dangerous fugitives around the world. When Evan is forced to take on DEA Agent Frankie Strong, a free spirit with unorthodox methods, she sees nothing but trouble for the team, the mission, and her future. 

Frankie just wants to locate the murder suspect and prove her worth, but Evan seems determined to block her. To catch the killer they must learn to work together, but their attraction blurs the lines between professional and personal.

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Scene of the Crime

By MJ Williamz

Cullen Matthews is strong, steady, and dependable. She has the perfect life and a perfect woman to share it with. Her dreams come tumbling down when Cullen is blindsided by her girlfriend Sara’s arrest and she learns their whole relationship may have been a lie. Still, she loves Sara and believes she’s innocent. Cullen isn’t going to leave her when she’s down. 

Julia Stansworth is the detective assigned to Sara’s case. She knows Sara is not only a cocaine dealer but a murderer as well and is determined get justice for Sara’s victim. Cullen can hardly believe how much Julia has changed. The girl she had a crush on in high school is investigating Sara for murder. Caught between the girlfriend she thought she loved and can no longer trust and the gorgeous detective who will stop at nothing to bring Sara down, Cullen learns that love doesn’t always follow the letter of the law.

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Secrets in a Small Town

By Nicole Stiling

Children / Families
Psychological Thriller
Police
Small Town Romances
Enemies to Lovers Romance
Women in Uniform
Bodyguard/Protection Romances

Town manager Savannah Castillo has everything under control, just the way she likes it. But when she starts to receive unsolicited gifts and messages from a stranger, her life turns to chaos. Against her better judgment, Savannah accepts Deputy Chief Mackenzie Blake’s help in the investigation and is more than a little annoyed when Mackenzie suggests herself as a part-time, live-in bodyguard.

Savannah isn’t Mackenzie’s favorite person. She’s rude and entitled, and she always has to have the last word. Always. But when she and her daughter Eliana need help, protecting them becomes more than just a job. Mackenzie’s mission is to find the person harassing them before they cause real harm. Savannah’s fleeting and incredibly sexy smiles don’t make the task any easier, and there’s no time for distractions.

Not when someone waits in the shadows, watching and preparing to strike.

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