Maren Cole survived adolescence by relying on her intellect, but has never felt more different as an adult. The diagnosis she received as a person with Autism makes functioning in a fast-paced city with bright lights and big sounds a challenge. Forget about dating. Forget marriage. She would like to survive a conversation. Independence has never been more isolating or confusing and is complicated by a situation that puts her directly in the path of arrogant lawyer Caleb Allan.
Caleb isn’t interested in anyone except himself and his legal career. The one person he doesn’t need to spend time with is the awkward Maren Cole, but their interactions are unavoidable when she has the potential to push his career ahead. Forced to confront the fact that she’s unlike anyone he’s ever met, Caleb knows falling for her will destroy his work. He may also lose his heart to a woman who may never fully love him back.
Beautiful. Haunting. Rare. The Fabergé Eggs are on display at the Carter Museum of History and Science. Jason Hood, the museum’s pretentious owner, knows their value is bound to attract attention, but the coordinated attack on the exhibit is not something he saw coming. A field trip to the museum for Amara Massey and her students takes a deadly turn. She finds herself at the center of a police investigation with few leads. Convinced Amara is withholding information, Jason pursues her to get the answers he cannot get on his own. The outcome neither of them expect is their surprising need for each other. What must they sacrifice to get everything they want?
Olivia only knows Alex by his powerful, elusive reputation. She looks at him and sees a man skillful at keeping secrets and ruining lives. But the circumstances surrounding the murder of someone close to them leave Olivia little choice but to seek out his help. Alex holds all the answers. He’s also the one person standing in Olivia’s way of uncovering the truth about the night her world fell apart. Alex sees the pain in Olivia’s eyes, and he wants to show her there is more to life than loss, more to a man than his image. There are selfish reasons why he cannot let her go—reasons beyond his control.
Brooke Wentworth, the hard-working owner of a bakery, stumbled into her fairytale future—directly into the arms of Jonathan Burke, heir to his family’s chain of upscale hotels. On the night before their elopement, everything goes terribly wrong and Brooke never makes it to the airport. But Jonathan doesn’t come looking for her…
Six years later, Brooke has rebuilt the pieces of her life and found happiness again, until her path crosses with Jonathan’s. Their untimely meeting unravels secrets and betrayals, including the daughter Brooke kept hidden from him. Determined to take everything from her, Jonathan forces Brooke to make an impossible choice between her daughter and the bakery. How can she ever be happy if she has to abandon what’s most important in her life?