Miidnight shadow

In a time of peril, she fears nothing -except the forbidden passions of her heart.

In Boston, revolution is in the wind-yet none would ever suspect Faith Kingston of treason. But under cover of darkness, the beautiful daughter of a Tory tavern owner becomes the notorious spy -Lady Midnight,- passing valuable secrets to the rebels. Dedicated to fighting British tyranny, she’ll let nothing distract her- until a dark, mesmerizing stranger enters her life.

A reckless, worldly adventurer, Nicholas Grey has returned to troubled Massachusetts seeking revenge for the death of his rebel father. He suspects a local innkeeper, but it’s the man’s breathtaking, ebony-skinned daughter who has truly captured his interest. Nicholas burns for the sensuous, secretive lady-and Faith cannot mask her own blazing desires. But when destiny unites their causes, the passion that draws Midnight into Nicholas’s arms is as dangerous as it is gloriou- and it could spell disaster for them both. (2010)



Captured Shadow

She was the most irresistible treasure of all . . .

Dominic LeVeq, the most notorious privateer ever to command the high seas, has just captured a coveted prize: a British frigate. On a dangerous mission against the Crown, Dominic should be thinking only of his ship's safety. But the rebel captain is utterly entranced by Clare Sullivan, the stunning slave on board. Consumed by desire, desperate to have her, Dominic offers Clare her freedom in exchange for a forbidden night in his bed—a night he assures her will be most pleasureable indeed.

Clare believes that Dominic is nothing more than a seductive rogue used to getting what he wants. But she too feels a tantalizing passion between them, and so she submits to just one night of bliss. She'll soon realize that Dominic has captured more than her body. He's captured her heart . . . and she doesn't want him to ever let go. (2009)





She's an unrepentant outlaw out to steal his heart . . .

Brazen and beautiful Teresa July was the most wanted woman in the West, until the law caught up with her. Now she's paroled to a wealthy Philadelphia society matron. If Teresa can stay out of trouble for a year, she can return to her beloved West. But trouble's going to be hard to avoid, now that she's met the matron's breathtaking Black Adonis of a son.

A distinguished banker, Madison is wary of his mother's newest ward. Teresa has a wild streak about her . . . even if she stirs in him a desire that burns hotter than anything he's ever known. Yet the exquisite thief is determined to rock his world . . . and prove to the handsome, straight-laced Easterner that the very best love is the wild and dangerous kind. (2007)

 Winds of the Storm shadow

Archer Le Veq owes his life to the woman who rescued him from certain death at the height of the Civil War. . . a woman known only as "the Butterfly." Now, in the dark, waning days of Reconstruction, he needs the courageous and beautiful former spy. . . in more ways than before!

Zahra Lafayette thinks her days of intrigue are far behind her, until she is asked to go on one more mission. Posing as an infamous madam in New Orleans, Zahra must gather information to ensure the safety of the South's freedmen. The last thing she expected was to see Archer Le Veq again. He is as arrogant as he is handsome, but there is something about this dusky and debonair hotelier that sends her senses singing. Zahra knows she will need to guard her secrets, but no peril awaiting her compares with the treachery of Zahra's own heart--for, Lord help her, she burns to taste the man and to lose herself in his powerful embrace. (2006)


Josephine and the Soldier shadow

Josephine Best has it all figured out. Just seventeen, she's been to college, she has her own hairdressing shop, and she refuses to be distracted by any of that courting nonsense. At least until nice George Brooks begins to pursue her. Jojo isn't looking for romance, but she permits George to call on her.

The Soldier

Adam Morgan has always been a Casanova, and no girl is immune to his charm. But when he comes home wounded from the War Between the States, it's a girl he used to call "Pest" who's turning his head. All grown up, Jojo is befor her part, Jojo can't deny her growing feelings for Adam. But he's always been such a flirt-he can't possibly be serious about her. Besides, she has George falling all over himself to please her. As the war rages on, Adam's feelings for Jojo grow stronger, but Jojo's determination to resist him does, too. One thing is clear, though: Jojo is a girl who always gets what she wants, sometimes in spite of herself.ing courted by another soldier, and Adam knows it would be foolish to play with her heart. Even so, he just can't get the headstrong young lady off his mind. (2003)



Belle and the Beau shadow


Belle, after a grueling escape north, Belle Palmer is free, yet lost and alone. Separated from her father on the harrowing journey, Belle has nowhere to turn until she finds shelter with the Bests, the first free family she's ever known. For the first time in her sixteen years, Belle is able to express herself freely -- except where her feelings for a certain dark-eyed young man are concerned.

The Beau
Daniel Best is headed for great things. Educated and handsome, at eighteen he is full 
of the promise and dream of his people, and is engaged to the prettiest (if the most spoiled) girl around. So when a bedraggled stranger arrives in his household and turns into a vibrant, lovely young woman, his attraction to her catches him entirely by surprise. While Belle is determined to deny her feelings for him, Daniel is caught between his conscience and his infatuation with her. That the two belong together is undeniable, but that it could ever happen seems impossible. (2002)



Through the Storm shadow

Married For Money
Raimond Le Veq needed to marry to gain his inheritance and restore the fortunes of the House of Le Veq, the proud Black New Orleans family whose wealth had been ravaged by the War Between the States. Still wounded by the double-cross of the only woman he ever came close to loving, he gave the choice of bride to his mother. But he never expected that she would pick Sable Fontaine-the beautiful former slave he could not allow himself to trust again.

Freed By Passion...
Betrayed and sold to a cruel neighbor, Sable did whatever it took to escape. With the spirits of her royal African ancestors guiding her, she made a bold bid for freedom, and won. But along the way she had to hurt the charming Union Major Le Veq, who had romanced her and championed her. Now fate has brought them back together in a marriage of convenience. Can she convince Raimond she was never a Rebel spy, and that this time, she'd choose him above all else? (1998) 



Indigo shadow

Danger Beckons...
When the notorious Black Daniel is carried, badly injured, into Hester Wyatt's home, there is no question that he will be cared for and protected. Once a slave herself, Hester regularly gives shelter to runaways, yet the man of mysteries she now harbors brings greater danger than she's ever known.

Love Awaits...
He is Galen Vachon, a member of a unique elite class of pre-Civil War blacks. Handsome, arrogant and accustomed to lavish living, he fears he's been betrayed in his work with the underground and wants to move on quickly. Yet the magic healing caresses that flow from Hester's lovely indigo-stained hands tear at his heart and torment his very soul. And even as Hester tries to deny the passion this highborn, bronzed Adonis fires within her, Galen is setting his sights on making her his…forever. (1996) 




vivid shadow

A Heart Defiant
Being a woman of color in 1876 has made finding work nearly impossible for dedicated doctor Vivid Lancaster. So when she is offered a practice in the small black town of Niles, Michigan, the beautiful healer is determined to succeed, despite the objections of the community's handsome, mule-stubborn mayor, Nate Grayson.

Nate expected a male "Dr. V. Lancaster" to step off the train-not the ebony enchantress who now stands before him. And though her fierce sensuality makes him weak with wanting her, Nate has resolved to send the stunning intruder back to the big city where she belongs. But Vivid is a woman not easily scorned-especially with an iron-clad contract in her hand…and a passionate soul that implores her to seek ecstasy in her magnificent enemy's arms. (1995) 


Night Song shadow

A Sizzling Tale Of Unbridled Passion
In 1882, Cara Lee Henson knows no soldier can be trusted to stay in one place-and that included handsome Sergeant Chase Jefferson from the Tenth Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, who are being honored by her Kansas town. Rumor has it that Chase is definitely not the marryikng kind. Dallying with the dashing man in blue could cost the pretty, independent young woman her reputation and her job as a schoolteacher.

So Cara is determined to repel Chase's advances-even though her aloof façade barely masks her smoldering desire-for never before has she longed for a man the way she aches for Chase. On the other hand, the charismatic cavalryman has no intention of taking no for an answer. With his tender words and soulful caresses, Chase intends to conquer the strong-willed ebony beauty before he leaves town-and teach her how to love fully, sensuously and forever. (1995)