Return to Sea Haven in the first novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan's Sisters of the Heart series, as a diver and the man she rescues are engulfed in a storm of dangerous desire.On the shores of Sea Haven, six women touched by great loss have come together in a sisterhood strengthened by the elements--a bond each will need as new love and danger enter their lives... The last thing Lev Prakenskii remembers is being lost in the swirling currents of the ocean. Just as quickly, he is saved--pulled ashore by a beautiful stranger. But Lev has no memory of who he was--or why he seems to possess the violent instincts of a trained killer. All he knows is that he fears for his life, and the life of his unexpected savior. Rikki has always felt an affinity for the ocean and the relentless flow of the tides. Now, she can't deny the seductive pull of the enigmatic man she rescued. But soon they will be bound by something even stronger: the tantalizing secrets that threaten to engulf them both in a whirlpool of dizzying passion and inescapable danger.
- ISBN-13: 9780515148244
- ISBN-10: 0515148245
- Publisher: Berkley Books
- Publish Date: July 2010
- Dimensions: 6.82 x 4.28 x 1.29 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds
- Page Count: 480
- Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
From the ocean's depths
You have the A/C on anyway, right? So why not turn up your internal heat with August-appropriate love stories.
A most unusual heroine stars in Christine Feehan’s captivating Water Bound. Sea urchin diver Rikki Sitmore is aware she’s different from most people—she doesn’t like to be touched and can’t abide disturbances to her routine, for example—but she has coping mechanisms that include a great affinity for water. On a dive trip, a freak wave throws her into the ocean’s depths, where she encounters a drowning man. Rikki manages to bring the injured stranger to the surface, and from there into her life. Hurt, and with a hampered memory, Lev Prakenskii is forced to rely on the kindness of the eccentric but beautiful woman who saved him. At first he believes he’ll only bring her danger, but then he discovers that danger already stalks Rikki. As he falls in love with her, he learns to accept her oddities as well as her strange powers. After all, Lev has some unusual talents himself that he must use to keep the woman he wants safe. Steaming with sexual tension and bubbling with danger, this imaginative tale will thrill lovers of paranormal romance.
Dee Davis offers an action-packed whodunit in Desperate Deeds. A-Tac, the black-ops CIA unit with members who are experts in both academia and espionage, is back battling terrorism. Tyler Hanson, teacher of literature and the team’s go-to person for munitions, has been tasked with transferring technically advanced detonators to the British. When the operation goes awry, Tyler finds sympathy and passion with the man she’s met as her British counterpart—Owen Wakefield. The next day she’s dismayed to discover her one-night stand has now joined A-Tac to determine what went wrong with her mission. Though she guesses that Owen suspects her as the leak in the team, they work together while trying to ignore their inconvenient attraction. More deaths come between them and the truth, and as the countdown to a nuclear explosion begins, Tyler and Owen race to save the day. A thrilling rollercoaster ride of romantic suspense.
Nobody writes a dark hero more deliciously than Anne Stuart, and Francis, Viscount Rohan, in Ruthless is as decadent as the best dark chocolate. Francis encounters a delightful foil in Elinor Harriman, she of the unfortunate “Harriman Nose,” who will do whatever is necessary to save her destitute family. In 1795 Paris, after her mother absconds with the last of the household’s coins, Elinor’s determination takes her straight to Francis, known as the “King of Hell.” Francis finds himself charmed by Elinor and imagines it’s her innocence that fascinates him. But Elinor is more complex than Francis guesses—and her past gives her a unique resistance to his famed seductive appeal. They strike a bargain for her to spend six weeks in his house, and while Elinor wonders if her heart will survive, there are other dangers lurking as well. An irresistible, sexy story, Ruthless is another winner from Stuart.