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Penny Sue Got Lucky

Penny Sue Got Lucky

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

When Penny Sue Paine got Lucky, everyone was in an uproar. Because Lucky was the sweet-faced dog who had inherited the Paine millions! Now somebody wanted Lucky dead. So Penny Sue hired herself a tall, well-muscled hunk of a bodyguard....When Vic Noble found out his latest client was a dog, he nearly lost his cool. Then he got an eyeful of Miss Penny Sue Paine, a brunette with a body to die for and an innocence that could do a lesser man in. Good thing Vic was about as tough as they made 'em. But the tougher they are—the harder they fall!
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The Dying Game

The Dying Game

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

PLAY TO WIN It's the ultimate game—the adrenaline surge of the hunt, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat. For in this game, the rules are simple: To win, you only have to kill. To lose, you will have to die . . . PLAY TO SCREAM The victims are former beauty queens found with a single rose beside their bodies. Lindsay McAllister has seen this signature before, when she was a rookie detective with the Chattanooga PD investigating the death of Judd Walker's wife, a murder that sent the handsome lawyer off the deep end. Now, Lindsay has the brutal task of telling Judd that his wife's killer has struck again, and she's going to need his help to outplay their opponent—because the killer is getting bolder, faster, and more ruthless. The game is escalating, and no one is safe . . . PLAY TO DIE Now as the body count rises, the rules are changing. A killer will do anything to win. And the only way for Lindsay to stop a...
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Dying for You

Dying for You

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

All private security agent Lucie Evans wanted was a fresh start--and the chance to show Sawyer McNamara, her ex-boss, that she no longer craved his absolution for a crime she didn't commit. So when the offer of a trip to South America as the personal bodyguard to a billionaire heiress came up, Lucie jumped at the prospect of leaving the Dundee Agency behind. Then the nightmare began. Kidnapped in a case of mistaken identity, suddenly Lucie's only hope of survival rested with the one man she never wanted to see again....Sawyer had spent years convincing himself that all he felt for Lucie was contempt--but with her life at stake, he was forced to face his true feelings. Though it may be a case of too little, too late. Because Lucie's captor wouldn't rest until she was silenced...once and for all.
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Dangerous Deception

Dangerous Deception

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

For Lausanne Raney, romance meant nothing but trouble. Once it cost her her freedom and her baby girl. Now she's got a respectable life...but desperately needs money to find her child. When she accepts an unusual offer from her wealthy employer's daughter, she finds herself under deadly suspicion--and the unwanted protection of security agent Domingo Shea. Bad enough the courageously honest ex-Navy SEAL doesn't completely trust Lausanne any more than she does him. But worse still, the instant electric attraction between them is impossible to resist. And the deeper their investigation goes, the more Lausanne struggles to convince Dom to leave her--for both their sakes. But with a ruthless killer lying in wait, there will soon be no safe place for her or Dom to hide....
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Egan Cassidy's Kid

Egan Cassidy's Kid

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

ONLY ONCE HAD HE LET DOWN HIS GUARD...Years ago, rock-solid mercenary Egan Cassidy had spent a night of sensual ecstacy with Maggie Douglas. Now, their son--a child he never knew existed--was being used as ammunition by a vendetta-seeking madman...and Egan was the target. But running to his son's rescue put him face-to-face with the one woman who'd tempted him into vulnerability. He would have to withstand Maggie's allure this time. He was a soldier of fortune--not a husband. But when Egan delivered mother and child to safety's embrace, could he let his newfound family leave his loving arms?THE PROTECTORSReady to lay their lives on the line, but unprepared for the power of love.
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The Outcast tp-3

The Outcast tp-3

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

The Protector: Reece Landry Wounded and on the run, ex-con Reece Landry rescues Elizabeth Mallory from a deadly winter storm. A psychic, Elizabeth knows Reece is innocent and vows to prove it, because her sixth sense tells her that he's the answer to her lonely prayers. Will Elizabeth be the one to heal Reece, body and soul?
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Beverly Barton Bundle

Beverly Barton Bundle

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

In Murder. . .</center>The last sounds Dean Wilson hears are a clock striking twelve and a killer's taunting words. And his death is just the first. One by one, victims are stalked and shot at close range. Only the killer knows their sins, and who will be the next to die at midnight. . . <center>And In Life. . .</center> In the ten years since her Hollywood career imploded, Lorie Hammonds has built a good life in her Alabama hometown. When the first death threat arrives, she assumes it's a joke. Then she gets a second note. Sheriff Mike Birkett, her high-school sweetheart, has avoided Lorie since she returned to Dunmore, but when investigators uncover her connection to a string of recent murders, he's drawn into a case that's terrifyingly personal. <center>Timing Is Everything</center>The Darkest Sins He begins his work just before dawn, wielding a knife with the precision...
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Dead By Nightfall

Dead By Nightfall

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

The Fear. . .Malcolm York is a sadistic monster, guilty of unspeakable crimes. And with his endless wealth he's funded a series of depraved hunts. The few who survived can never forget. They can only be thankful the terror is over. Until rumors start swirling. . .Only Stops. . .Griffin Powell knows the twisted depths of York's madness. He's also sure that York is dead. But then Griff's wife, Nicole, disappears and the phone calls begin—that familiar voice taunting him, promising to destroy everything Griff loves.When You Die. . .Using all the resources of the Powell Agency, Griff searches for Nic, aware that every step propels him further into a madman's web. Because the only way to keep Nic safe is to join one last perverse game where winner kills all, and the loser is dead by nightfall. . .Praise for Beverly Barton's Don't Cry"A shivery read. . . Tight twists and hairpin turns will keep readers racing through the pages."...
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In the Arms of a Hero

In the Arms of a Hero

Beverly Barton

Romance / Contemporary / Fiction

The Fortunes of Texas: Membership in this family has its privileges... and its price. But what a fortune can't buy, a true-bred Texas love is sure to bring! THE PROTECTOR His mission was clear: bring home Texas blue blood Victoria Fortune. But when mercenary Quinn McCoy encountered his objective, he found the lady had a serious aversion to playing damsel to his knight. Yet even this headstrong heiress was no match for Quinn's icy dedication to duty. And as they began their long journey both encountered a most unexpected attraction. Their dizzying passion changed all the rules, leaving them breathless for the ultimate fulfillment. But could lone wolf McCoy, the man who had never known love, entrust his heart to Victoria's safekeeping and find a home in her arms?
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