Marion raises sheep. She prefers twins for the profit they bring but falls in love with a bum lamb—a baby abandoned by his mother. Leon mourns losing his grandparents place to a developer before he moves far from his family home. Can these two people find common interests and romance in the wilds of Utah?
Lexie is a young woman trying to exert her independence from her well-meaning, but overbearing brothers. She's an engineer in a family of engineers. This summer, she's trying a new tack--taking her turn to herd the family's cows high in the mountains. She's hiking there to meet her oldest brother before she starts this two-week endeavor.On her hike, Lexie spots some rock climbers scaling her brother's favorite cliff. To her horror, she sees one fall. Knowing she's probably the only help for the fallen climber, Lexie rushes to his aid. He's survived the fall, but has grievous injuries. Lexie has no choice but to use her engineering skills to find a way to get the climber to help.
FBI agent, Mitch Harper, is trying to keep a domestic terrorist, Michael Gooding, from blowing up anymore U.S. targets in the summer of 2001. The FBI’s computers are breached, so Gooding knows the names of the active agents and all of their travel plans for the next six months. Gooding has set three of his planned ten bombs. Mitch and his team are desperately trying to stop Gooding from setting off the rest. His only weakness is beautiful women, but he knows the identity of all the female FBI agents.Jenny Johnson is doing all she can to manage her college class load while working full time for the IRS to pay the bills. Because she’s a federal employee who happens to have a summer itinerary that matches Michael Gooding’s known plans, the FBI taps her as bait, hoping to catch Gooding in time.Jenny is the woman Mitch has always wanted. Mitch looks like the man of Jenny’s dreams, despite his bossy, perfectionist attitude. As the next bombing date approaches, Jenny pushes Mitch’s buttons as he tries to remain professional and train her to survive the mission. Will the FBI be able to corner Gooding in time? What will happen to Jenny? This is no time for love to interrupt a mission.
Marten (Ten) Montgomery has everything he wants and has succeeded at everything he’s ever attempted. But he’s itching for a change. From Sacramento he’s trying a new business venture in Montreal, then he’s headed across the Atlantic on a worldwide journey home via Mumbai, Tokyo, and Honolulu.
On a humid night in the jungles of India he goes looking for himself, and instead finds Emory, who wants nothing but “no strings” sex from him. The ramifications from that steamy night will haunt Ten forever.
Maddy has always been different, but lately she’s been lonely. Even those who love her avoid her because of her “gift” and the strange things it makes her do. Then one night, a ghostly visitor warns her to go with the handsome stranger who shows up at her door before dawn.
Jacob needed a change in his life, so he quit his job. Before he could head out on his next adventure, his brother reached out to him for help. Will he ever know why a haunting dream told him to leave to help his brother now? On his way, he meets the beautiful Maddy.
Together Maddy and Jacob help those they are called to help. Through triumph and tragedy they find their own way and try to blend two varying paths into one.
Robert Leland has been through a rough couple of years. First, his wife divorced him after she had an affair with the senior partner in her law firm, then he was tortured nearly to death after the mobsters he was staking out found out about his FBI undercover assignment. His injuries have cost him more than his cover, and it will take years for him to regain his physical abilities. In the meantime, his FBI boss wants him out of the team—there’s no room in the DC mob taskforce for an undercover who can’t walk.
Reva Findstein needed a change. Her family had deserted her for Israel and were now happily embracing their Jewish history while she languished in the old Maryland neighborhood. Only her DC FBI career had kept her occupied through her long, lonely days lately. Now, after nearly 20 years, she wondered whether she should quit the FBI and find something else. Then, Reva’s boss takes on a special case. They need to transition a new agent for their terrorist team. He’s in bad shape after running afoul of the mobsters he was investigating.
Can Reva help Robert regain his humanity? Will helping Robert give Reva something to live for after all these years? Sparks fly, but can these two overcome years of baggage and physical and mental anguish in order to grab a second chance at love?