The Closer You Come

The Closer You Come

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter shines in this Original Heartbreakers tale, featuring a man haunted by memories and the vulnerable girl he will do anything to protect. Tortured by a violent past, ex-con Jase Hollister is looking to start over in a small town. The rugged bachelor suffering from PTSD longs for peace and quiet, always keeping his women at a distance—and his heart encased in stone. Brook Lynn Dillon is a down on her luck waitress determined to avoid the man every woman in town wants—including her sister. The last thing she needs is his kind of trouble. But his every glance makes her burn…and her resistance is melting fast. The two agree to a one-time fling, not expecting to be forever branded. Now, no matter how hard they try, they can't keep their hands off each other. But when a secret from Jase's past comes to light, they'll have to face a cold, hard truth: it's more than Jase's freedom on the line, it's their hearts. "Showalter writes fun, sexy characters you fall in love with!" —Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author

The One You Want

The One You Want

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter introduces the Original Heartbreakers—beginning with a ruthless businessman about to break his own rules—in this special prequel novella! Rich, powerful and utterly untamable, Dane Michaelson is every woman's darkest fantasy. When he returns to his hometown to witness his father's upcoming nuptials, he is unprepared for the redheaded beauty soon to become his stepsister. He's never wanted anyone more. Kenna Starr has no desire to join the long list of women on rotation in Dane's bedroom. The single mom learned the hard way—bad boys do bad things, and someone always gets hurt. But Dane isn't fighting fair. With every heated look, stolen kiss and illicit caress, he melts her defenses. Soon, the girl with the rep and the man who claims to be heartless are locked in a passionate affair. But when trouble arises, will they stand together or fall apart? Look for the next books in the Original Heartbreakers—The Closer You Come, The Hotter You Burn and The Harder You Fall—from HQN Books!

The Darkest Touch

A spellbinding paranormal romance novel

The Darkest Touch

From New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter comes the fan-favorite story ofTorin, the most dangerous Lord of the Underworld yet… Fierce immortal warrior. Host to the demon of Disease. Torin's every touch causes sicknessand death—and a worldwide plague. Carnal pleasure is utterly forbidden, and though he hasalways overcome temptation with an iron will, his control is about to shatter.She is Keeley Cael. The Red Queen. When the powerful beauty with shocking vulnerabilitiesescapes from a centuries-long imprisonment, the desire that simmers between her and Torinis scorching. His touch could mean the end for her, but resisting her is the hardestbattle he's ever fought—and the only battle he fears he can't win. Originallypublished in 2014

Royal House of Shadows: Part 1 of 12

Royal House of Shadows: Part 1 of 12

Originally published as Lord of the Vampires. Part 1 of 12 in the Royal House of Shadows serialization. All 12 parts were previously published as full books: • Lord of the Vampires by Gena Showalter (Parts 1—3 of Royal House of Shadows) • Lord of Rage by Jill Monroe (Parts 4—6 of Royal House of Shadows) • Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Andersen (Parts 7—9 of Royal House of Shadows) • Lord of the Abyss by Nalini Singh (Parts 10—12 of Royal House of Shadows) The princess, the vampire Jane Parker has lost just about everything when she wakes up into a life she never could have imagined. The vampire Nicolai has lost his memory and his freedom. It's his cry for help that whisks Jane from Oklahoma to the kingdom of Delfina. On the run from the witch who wants to reclaim Nicolai as her sex slave, he and Jane discover an undeniable attraction. But he has a secret that could devastate them both… This installment is approximately 23K words The story continues in Royal House of Shadows: Part 2 of 12

The Hotter You Burn

The Hotter You Burn

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter is back with a sizzling Original Heartbreakers story featuring a troubled playboy and the woman he can't resist… Beck O'ckley is ruthless in the boardroom…and the bedroom. He's never been with the same woman twice, and vows he never will. With a past as twisted as his, meaningless sex keeps the demons at bay. His motto: One and done. No harm, no foul. Harlow Glass is the most hated girl in town. The beautiful artist is penniless, jobless and homeless. When she sneaks into Beck's home—her ancestral estate—for food, she's shocked by his early return…and her immediate, sizzling and intense attraction to him. For the first time in Beck's life, he can't get a woman out of his mind. All too soon, friendship blooms into obsession and he'll have to break her heart…or surrender his own. "Sassy, smart characters and an expertly woven, unconventional plot, The Closer You Come showcases Gena Showalter in all her shining talent. " —Kristan Higgins, New York Times bestselling author

Heart of the Dragon

Heart of the Dragon

Searching for her missing brother, Grace Carlyle never dreamed she would discover a secret world populated by mythological monsters—or find herself facing a sword-wielding being whose looks put mortal men to shame. But there he was, Darius en Kragin, one of a race of shape-shifting warriors bound to guard the gates of Atlantis, and kill all travelers who strayed within its borders. Now Grace's life was in his hands, and Darius had to choose between his centuries-old vow and the woman who had slipped beneath his defenses and stolen the heart of Atlantis's fiercest dragon.

All Romance, All The Time

The Closer You Come\The Devil Takes a Bride\Unfaded Glory\Flirting with Disaster\Wild Horses\First Time in Forever

All Romance, All The Time

The title says it all…whether you like your romances small-town sweet, hot and steamy, or with a bit of danger, we have what you're looking for. Inside ALL ROMANCE, ALL THE TIME, you'll get a taste of 13 stories by some of our most popular and bestselling authors, at least one of whom is guaranteed to become your new romance go-to. So no matter if your toes curl for Regency rogues, wounded warriors, chiseled cowboys or the classic guy-next-door, prepare to lose yourself between the covers. Featuring titles from The Closer you Come by Gena Showalter, The Devil Takes a Bride by Julia London, Unfaded Glory by Sara Arden, Flirting with Disaster by Victoria Dahl, Wild Horses by B.J. Daniels, First Time in Forever by Sarah Morgan, One Wish by Robyn Carr, Holding Strong by Lori Foster, Part Time Cowboy by Maisey Yates, In Your Dreams by Kristan Higgins, When We Met by Susan Mallery, Wild Iris Ridge by RaeAnne Thayne, and The Tea Shop on Lavender Lane by Sheila Roberts.