New Release Books by Kat Martin

Kat Martin is the author of The Last Mile (2022), The Last Goodnight (2022), The Last Goodnight (2021), No Place Like Home (2021), The Last Goodnight (2021) and other 232 books.

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The Last Mile

release date: May 31, 2022
The Last Mile
A novel of taut suspense and danger from the New York Times bestselling mistress of Romantic Thrillers, Kat Martin. When Abigail Holland awakes to the sound of a nighttime intruder in her rambling Denver Victorian, she knows exactly what the black shrouded figure is after—the map she recently inherited from her grandfather. Whoever he is, the man who grapples with her, then escapes, is willing to kill for the location of a treasure King Farrell hunted for more than ten years. The Devil’s Gold has claimed hundreds of lives, and it was her grandfather’s obsession. With a killer pursuing her and her own family not to be trusted, Abby decides to take up the search herself. But she’ll need help to do it, and there’s no one better than renowned explorer and treasure hunter Gage Logan. Despite the instant chemistry between them, Gage is reluctant. Innocent people have been hurt on his watch before. But when Abby shows him a genuine gold ingot she found with the map, his curiosity is piqued. Before long they’re heading into the flash floods and brutal winds of the Superstition Mountains, straight into a passionate entanglement—and the dark heart of danger.

The Last Goodnight

release date: May 31, 2022
The Last Goodnight
With the first in a brand new, high-octane romantic thriller series, New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin stirs up a hornet''s next of lies, adultery and murder as a betrayed husband and a private detective investigate his estranged wife''s disappearance. CAN SHE FIND A KILLER . . . BEFORE HE FINDS HER? When Kade Logan said goodbye to his estranged wife eight years ago, he never thought it would be the last time he saw her alive. Now her car has been hauled out of a nearby lake and Kade is determined to track down the man who murdered her. Enter Eleanor Bowman, a talented private investigator who''s about to stir up a hornet''s nest on his Colorado ranch. With old scandals still buzzing about his late wife''s many affairs and new violence erupting, Kade is faced with the discovery of another beautiful woman''s body. Are the two killings linked? Who is the man who seduced, then murdered both victims? Ellie believes they are dangerously close to the truth. From corporate Denver high-rises to posh Vail mansions, Kade and Ellie sense the killer is closing in again, and this time Ellie is the target. Kade must risk everything to save the woman he''s coming to love--before she becomes the next one to die...

The Last Goodnight

release date: Oct 26, 2021
The Last Goodnight
A thrilling new suspense novel from the bestselling author of The Perfect Murder that fans of Jayne Ann Krentz and Laura Griffin won’t want to miss! A cold case is heating up, and with another body turning up, one woman is hot on the trail of a killer…with the help of the rancher who hired her to deliver justice. When Kade Logan said goodbye to his estranged wife eight years ago, he never thought it would be the last time he saw her alive. Now her car has been hauled out of a nearby lake and Kade is determined to track down the man who murdered her. Enter Eleanor Bowman, a talented private investigator who’s about to stir up a hornet’s nest on his Colorado ranch. With old scandals still buzzing about his late wife’s many affairs and new violence erupting, Kade is faced with the discovery of another beautiful woman’s body. Are the two killings linked? Who is the man who seduced, then murdered both victims? Ellie believes they are dangerously close to the truth. From corporate Denver high-rises to posh Vail mansions, Kade and Ellie sense the killer is closing in again, and this time Ellie is the target. Kade must risk everything to save the woman he’s coming to love—before she becomes the next one to die . . .

No Place Like Home

release date: Oct 01, 2021
No Place Like Home
There''s nothing more festive than a winter romance, and in these heart-warming stories, love is a gift that can take you by surprise... THE 24 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Linda Lael Miller A matchbox advent calendar first brought Frank Raynor and Addie Hutton together. But that was years ago. There''s no way the miracles of Christmas--and the magic of true love--could possibly be hidden under one of its tiny flaps. Or could they? CHRISTMAS ANGEL by Kat Martin When Angel Summers'' first love, Josh Coltrane, joined the Army, she vowed to hate him forever. But now he''s back in Savannah for the holidays--wishing for a miracle that could heal both their hearts. THE CHRISTMAS CAROUSEL by Mary Carter Single mom Georgia Bradley can''t afford to fight the developers who want to tear down her beloved Rhode Island auction house--especially Adam Cavalier. But when she receives a mysterious gift, Adam becomes intrigued with its origin--and with Georgia... A ROSE IN WINTER by Laura Florand Allegra Caldrone knew the rule never to talk to strangers. But on a cold winter night in Provence, she breaks that rule--and more--with an irresistible man. Raoul Rosier seems thrillingly dangerous, yet why does Allegra feel so safe with him--even when she believes he''s a thief?

The Last Goodnight

release date: Oct 01, 2021
The Last Goodnight
With the first in a brand new, high-octane romantic thriller series, New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin stirs up a hornet''s next of lies, adultery and murder as a betrayed husband and a private detective investigate his estranged wife''s disappearance. A thrilling new suspense novel from the bestselling author of The Perfect Murder that fans of Jayne Ann Krentz and Laura Griffin won''t want to miss! A cold case is heating up, and with another body turning up, one woman is hot on the trail of a killer...with the help of the rancher who hired her to deliver justice. When Kade Logan said goodbye to his estranged wife eight years ago, he never thought it would be the last time he saw her alive. Now her car has been hauled out of a nearby lake and Kade is determined to track down the man who murdered her. Enter Eleanor Bowman, a talented private investigator who''s about to stir up a hornet''s nest on his Colorado ranch. With old scandals still buzzing about his late wife''s many affairs and new violence erupting, Kade is faced with the discovery of another beautiful woman''s body. Are the two killings linked? Who is the man who seduced, then murdered both victims? Ellie believes they are dangerously close to the truth. From corporate Denver high-rises to posh Vail mansions, Kade and Ellie sense the killer is closing in again, and this time Ellie is the target. Kade must risk everything to save the woman he''s coming to love-before she becomes the next one to die . . .

One Last Kiss

release date: Aug 31, 2021
One Last Kiss
\"Kat Martin is a fast gun when it comes to storytelling, and I love her books.\" —Linda Lael Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Colorado rancher Sam Bridger will do anything for a friend, even if it means babysitting a rich city girl who knows more about high fashion than horses. Blond, beautiful Liberty Hale looks like a model—and acts like a spoiled brat—but Sam senses another side to the young woman who has lost so much of her family, and he can’t deny the heat just one look at her ignites. Libby is determined to get through her time on the ranch—her inheritance depends on her putting in a solid month’s work. She hadn’t imagined her boss would be a sexy, straightforward cowboy—and she’s surprised to discover just how much she wants him. As life in the Colorado sunshine begins to burn away her grief, Libby and Sam’s attraction to each other starts to sizzle. A three-day pack trip into the mountains will test them both—especially when one of the ranch’s guests takes a sinister interest in Libby. Suddenly their unexpected chance at love is overshadowed by the terrifying possibility that their very lives are at risk . . .

The Perfect Murder

release date: Jun 22, 2021
The Perfect Murder
\"Kat Martin is a fast gun when it comes to storytelling, and I love her books.\" —Linda Lael Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is back with her most thrilling novel yet in the Maximum Security series—The Perfect Murder. Fans of Sandra Brown, Linda Howard and Julie Garwood will fall in love with The Max. The eldest of the three wealthy Garrett brothers, Reese Garrett is in the middle of a major purchase for his multimillion-dollar oil and gas company, Garrett Resources. The Poseidon offshore drilling platform venture will greatly enhance the company’s value. But when Reese is on a trip out to see the rig, his helicopter crashes, leaving him hospitalized and two men dead. It’s discovered the chopper was sabotaged, and Reese is determined to find out who’s behind the crash—and whether he was the intended target. Then, when his lover, Kenzie, is accused of her ex-husband’s murder—a man with a vested interest in the Poseidon deal—clues start pointing to a connection that puts Reese, Kenzie and her young son in the sights of a killer. From the Texas heat to the Louisiana bayous, Reese and his brothers must track down the truth before the body count gets any higher. Watch for The Perfect Murder, the latest in the bestselling Maximum Security series, coming soon! Maximum Security Book 1: The Conspiracy Book 2: The Deception Book 3: The Ultimate Betrayal

Come Midnight

release date: Jun 01, 2021
Come Midnight
A routine flight turns into a suspenseful race through the remote jungles of Honduras When strangers Breanna Winters and Derek Stiles met on a flight to Colombia, they never imagined they would need to rely on each other for survival. Taken hostage by a group of radical environmental vigilantes, Bree worries her secret identity has been discovered—and her fears are confirmed when she learns a ransom request has been sent to her father. Though she’s the daughter of a prominent tech mogul, Bree’s wealth can’t guarantee her safety, so former Navy fighter pilot Derek pretends to be her fiancé in order to accompany her on a dangerous jungle trek led by the radicals. With chemistry building between the pair, a romance isn’t hard to fake, though they can’t let their attraction distract them. If Bree and Derek ever want to see civilization again, they’ll have to work together and rely on their wits to escape their captors.

The Last Mile

release date: Apr 26, 2022
The Last Mile
Channeling Indiana Jones, New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin pairs a woman in search of her family''s truth with a hard-hitting professional treasure hunter for the second Blood Ties romantic thriller. As an unknown assailant stalks then across the treacherous Sierra Madre wilderness, they race to follow their treasure map''s directions to a hidden trove of gold... A novel of taut suspense and danger from the New York Times bestselling mistress of Romantic Thrillers, Kat Martin. When Abigail Holland awakes to the sound of a nighttime intruder in her rambling Denver Victorian, she knows exactly what the black shrouded figure is after--the map she recently inherited from her grandfather. Whoever he is, the man who grapples with her, then escapes, is willing to kill for the location of a treasure King Farrell hunted for more than ten years. The Devil''s Gold has claimed hundreds of lives, and it was her grandfather''s obsession. With a killer pursuing her and her own family not to be trusted, Abby decides to take up the search herself. But she''ll need help to do it, and there''s no one better than renowned explorer and treasure hunter Gage Logan. Despite the instant chemistry between them, Gage is reluctant. Innocent people have been hurt on his watch before. But when Abby shows him a genuine gold ingot she found with the map, his curiosity is piqued. Before long they''re heading into the flash floods and brutal winds of the Superstition Mountains, straight into a passionate entanglement--and the dark heart of danger.

Against the Wind & Savior in the Saddle

release date: Dec 29, 2020
Against the Wind & Savior in the Saddle
She has nowhere else to turn… Against the Wind by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin When her husband is murdered and his associates come looking for her and her daughter, Holly, Sarah Allen has one place left to go—Wind Canyon, Wyoming, to find rancher Jackson Raines. Jackson’s never forgotten the beautiful girl he knew in high school. So when Sarah’s enemies show up, he’s determined to protect Sarah and Holly, and prove to them that they’ve finally found their way home. FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Savior in the Saddle by USA TODAY bestselling author Delores Fossen Pregnant and alone, Willa Marks can’t remember anything beyond two months ago. What she does know is that she can’t trust the police to keep her safe. So when two cops appear at her door, all she can think about is escape. But instinct tells her to trust one of them… Sheriff Brandon Ruiz claims to be Willa’s ex-boyfriend. He thinks if she regains her memory, she’ll be safe. But he’s wrong…

The Perfect Murder

release date: Jan 25, 2022
The Perfect Murder
If you like your romance with a healthy dose of mystery and danger, it''s exactly the kind of summer escape you''ve been craving. --BookTrib on The Ultimate Betrayal From Texas to the Louisiana bayou, the Garrett brothers will stop at nothing to catch a killer who''s hitting far too close to home... As the CEO of a billion-dollar oil company, Reese Garrett has dealt with his share of corporate rivalry. What he hadn''t counted on was being the victim of a sabotaged chopper while negotiating a deal for the Poseidon offshore drilling platform--or the devastating fallout that would ensue. Reese feels the weight of the two men who died in the crash, and worse, it looks like he was the intended target. Then another body turns up, one connected to both Poseidon and to Reese on a more personal level. His lover Kenzie''s ex-husband had a vested interest in the deal and now he''s dead, too, with Kenzie accused of his murder. When a series of clues expose a dangerous alliance, Kenzie and her young son find themselves pushed into the same deadly sight lines with Reese. Now it''s not only the Poseidon deal that''s on the line--it''s their lives, as well. Includes the bonus story Come Midnight--a routine flight turns into a hostage situation and two strangers must rely on each other to survive the dangerous jungles of Honduras. Maximum Security Book 1: The Conspiracy Book 2: The Deception Book 3: The Ultimate Betrayal Book 4: The Perfect Murder

The Ultimate Betrayal

release date: Jul 28, 2020
The Ultimate Betrayal
“Martin keeps the twists and turns coming in the sensuous and spirited first Maximum Security romantic thriller…. Readers will find it hard to wait for the next book in this tantalizing series.” —Publishers Weekly on The Conspiracy To prove her father’s innocence, she’ll have to turn a killer''s sights on herself When journalist Jessie Kegan’s father is accused of espionage and treason, Jessie has no doubt the man she looked up to her entire life is innocent. Worse yet, before Colonel Kegan can stand trial, he’s found dead of a heart attack…but Jessie knows it was murder. Forcing down her grief, she’s determined to use her investigative skills and resources to clear her father’s name. But going after the truth means Jessie soon finds herself in the crosshairs of a killer who wants that truth to stay buried with her father. Protecting Jessie Kegan is a job bodyguard Brandon Garrett can’t refuse. Jessie isn’t just a client at Maximum Security—she’s the sister of his best friend, Danny, killed in Afghanistan. With dangerous forces gunning for Jessie from every angle, keeping her safe will mean keeping her close and Bran finds their mutual attraction growing, though being Danny’s sister puts Jessie out of bounds. With their backs against the wall, Jessie and Bran will have to risk everything to expose her father’s killer—before his legacy dies with his daughter.

Before Nightfall

release date: Jul 01, 2020
Before Nightfall
Kat Martin is back with another thrilling Maximum Security novella filled with danger, suspense and one smoldering road trip to the mountains of Mexico! When her best friend’s son is kidnapped, private detective Lissa Blayne drops everything to focus on the missing boy. Julie and Lissa have been close for years, so when Julie’s friend Colt Wheeler joins the investigation, Lissa bristles at the former ranger’s take-charge attitude. Lissa doesn’t need a man calling the shots, even if there is something about Colt’s protective side that has her tough exterior melting away. As Lissa and Colt take their search on the road, the tension between them slowly morphs into trust and understanding—and they’ll need both in order to outsmart the dangerous abductor they’re tracking. The only thing hotter than their attraction is the heat of the Mexican sun, but this road trip is no vacation…

Pivot

release date: Mar 31, 2020
Pivot
INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER! From New York Times bestselling authors Kat Martin, Rebecca Zanetti, and Alexandra Ivy come three interwoven stories of secrets, murder, and riveting suspense. Three women. Three connected stories. Three bestselling authors. As girls, they bonded over broken homes and growing up in foster care. As women, they’re fighting for their lives, and loves, once more . . . MERI When Meriwether Jones takes her young daughter and runs from trouble in L.A., that trouble follows. By the time Meri reaches Spokane, she’s out of gas, money, and ideas. Luckily, ex-cop Ian Brodie hires her to help him with his father’s farmhouse, and they seem like the answer to each other’s prayers. But Meri is keeping a dangerous secret—and Ian is in danger of losing his heart . . . MELANIE That secret explodes when Melanie Cassidy spots two men trying to kidnap a young boy she tutors and responds by ramming them with her car. The last thing she expects is for the man she once loved, Detective Gray Hawkins, to appear and rescue them both. Now she has no choice but to trust him as they investigate the truth about a conspiracy of dirty, drug trafficking cops—and the truth about their relationship . . . MICHELLE After a rough youth, Michelle Peach was finally content in Portland—until two men broke into her home, threatened her, and sent her mentally unstable mom on a blackmail spree that Michelle has to stop. The last person Michelle wants to see is her ex, Evan Boldon, a former marine turned sheriff. But Evan misses the woman who walked away instead of letting him help years ago. This time he’s not asking permission; he’s going to put a stop to the trouble stalking Michelle and her friends—and win her heart for good.

Scent of Roses & Season of Strangers

release date: Feb 10, 2020
Scent of Roses & Season of Strangers
Uncover dark secrets in this pair of classic romantic suspense stories from New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin. Scent of Roses Elizabeth doesn’t believe in ghosts. But this time she has no choice. Family counselor Elizabeth Connor isn’t sure what to think when Maria Santiago comes to her pregnant, terrified, and claiming to be visited each night by the ghost of a little girl, warning her to flee. Sympathetic to the young woman, Elizabeth agrees to help by contacting Carson and Zack Harcourt, the owners of the cottage where Maria lives. While Carson only takes interest in Elizabeth, Zack grudgingly agrees to help her look into the history of the cottage. But as unexpected desire draws Zack and Elizabeth together, the two sense a darkness in the house, something that has roots in murder… Originally published in 2006 Season of Strangers In one fleeting moment, anything—and anyone—can change… Patrick Donovan would be a real catch if not for his notorious playboy lifestyle and matching attitude. But when a cocaine-fueled heart attack nearly kills him, Patrick makes an astonishingly fast—and peculiar—recovery. Julie Ferris barely recognizes the newly sober Patrick as the same man she once struggled to resist. Maybe it’s an unexplainable time warp fueling her paranoia, but she can’t help sensing something just isn’t… right. Originally published in 2008

The Deception

release date: Sep 10, 2019
The Deception
“Fans of romantic suspense won’t be able to put this book down until the final page is turned.”—Publishers Weekly on The Deception When missing turns to murdered, one woman''s search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go... After searching for her sister for two long years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she’s called to the morgue to identify Chrissy’s body, the runaway teen the victim of a brutal attack. Guilt and grief send Kate into a tailspin. She failed Chrissy once...she won’t do it again. Even if finding her sister’s killer means following a lethal bounty hunter into the heart of darkness, placing both their lives in danger. Working at Maximum Security has taken Jason Maddox down some dangerous paths, but never for a client he’s so drawn to, or for a case so monstrous. As clues lead them deeper into the city’s underbelly, connections to human trafficking draw them closer and closer to peril, but even Jase’s warnings can’t convince Kate to walk away. As the deadly operation puts a target on their backs, they’ll have to decide what matters most: the truth...or their lives.

Shadows at Dawn

release date: Aug 12, 2019
Shadows at Dawn
Don’t miss this scorching novella, part of what Publishers Weekly is calling Kat Martin’s “tantalizing” new Maximum Security series! Private detective Jaxon Ryker swore to himself he would keep his hands off Mindy Stewart. No matter how much Jax might secretly wish otherwise, his colleague at The Max is strictly off-limits. But when Mindy is the victim of an attempted kidnapping, everything changes. With both of them thrust into danger, Jax swears to protect her. As they work together in search of answers, it becomes clear Mindy’s life is on the line, so a trap is set—with Mindy as bait. Jax and Mindy have to put aside their overwhelming attraction, but if they live through this, all bets are off… “Martin keeps the twists and turns coming in the sensuous and spirited Maximum Security romantic thrillers.” —Publishers Weekly

Against the Sun

release date: May 13, 2019
Against the Sun
From New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin comes another thrilling story in The Raines of Wind Canyon series. It’s not in bodyguard Jake Cantrell’s job description to share his suspicions with his assignments. Beautiful executive Sage Dumont may be in charge, but Jake’s not on her payroll. As a former Special Forces marine, Jake trusts his gut, and it’s telling him there’s something off about a shipment arriving at Marine Drilling International. His instinct is aroused…in more ways than one. Drawn into a terrifying web of lies and deceit—and into feelings they can’t afford to explore—what Jake and Sage uncover may be frighteningly worse than they ever imagined. Originally published in 2012.

Against the Storm

release date: Mar 11, 2019
Against the Storm
Don’t miss this fan-favorite book from the Raines of Wind Canyon series by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin! Maggie O’Connell, a well-known Houston photographer, is being followed. Desperate for help, she hires Trace Rawlins, a former army ranger turned private investigator. Trace soon senses that something’s wrong—and it becomes clear Maggie isn’t telling him everything. If the menacing calls and messages are real, why won’t the police help her? And if they aren’t real, what is she hiding? Trace must figure out if the danger comes from an unknown stalker…or from the woman he’s trying his hardest not to fall for. Originally published in 2011.

The Perfect Murder

release date: Jan 01, 2021
The Perfect Murder
\"The eldest of the three wealthy Garrett brothers, Reese Garrett is in the middle of a major purchase for his multimillion-dollar oil and gas company, Garrett Resources. The Poseidon offshore drilling platform venture will greatly enhance the company''s value. But when Reese is on a trip out to see the rig, his helicopter crashes, leaving him hospitalized and two men dead. It''s discovered the chopper was sabotaged, and Reese is determined to find out who''s behind the crash--and whether he was the intended target. Then, when his lover, Kenzie, is accused of her ex-husband''s murder--a man with a vested interest in the Poseidon deal--clues start pointing to a connection that puts Reese, Kenzie and her young son in the sights of a killer. From the Texas heat to the Louisiana bayous, Reese and his brothers must track down the truth before the body count gets any higher. Watch for The Perfect Murder, the latest in the bestselling Maximum Security series, coming soon!\"--

The Conspiracy

release date: Jan 22, 2019
The Conspiracy
“Martin keeps the twists and turns coming in the sensuous and spirited first Maximum Security romantic thriller.… Readers will find it hard to wait for the next book in this tantalizing series about detectives, bodyguards, and bounty hunters.” —Publishers Weekly New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin raises the tension and the passion when family ambition turns deadly… Harper Winston’s brother has disappeared. Pursuing his dream of sailing the Caribbean, Michael hasn’t responded to texts or emails in days. When even the Coast Guard can’t find him, Harper is forced to take desperate measures. Which means going to Chase Garrett, once her brother’s best friend, now the only man she can trust…or so she hopes. As the successful owner of Maximum Security, Chase has learned to trust his gut. He knows Harper’s father is mixed up in a deadly business, and suspects there’s more to Michael’s disappearance than meets the eye. Getting involved again with the Winstons goes against everything he stands for, yet old loyalties die hard. As the case draws him closer to Harper and deeper into the Winstons’ snarled crime family, he is forced to put everything on the line to keep Harper safe…and both of them alive.

The Ultimate Betrayal

release date: Dec 29, 2020
The Ultimate Betrayal
To prove her father''s innocence, she''ll have to turn a killer''s sights on herself When her father is accused of espionage and treason, journalist Jessie Kegan has no doubt the man she looked up to her entire life is innocent. Worse yet, before Colonel Kegan can stand trial, he''s found dead of a heart attack...but Jessie knows it was murder. Forcing aside her grief, she''s determined to use her investigative resources to clear her father''s name. But going after the truth means Jessie soon finds herself in the crosshairs of a killer who wants that truth to stay buried with her father. Protecting Jessie Kegan is a job bodyguard Brandon Garrett can''t refuse. Jessie isn''t just a client at Maximum Security--she''s the sister of his best friend, Danny, who was killed in Afghanistan. With dangerous enemies gunning for Jessie from every angle, keeping her safe will mean keeping her close, and Bran finds their mutual attraction growing, though being Danny''s sister puts Jessie out of bounds. With their backs against the wall, Jessie and Bran will have to risk everything to expose her father''s killer--before his legacy dies with his daughter. Maximum Security Book 1: The Conspiracy Book 2: The Deception Book 3: The Ultimate Betrayal

The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 3

release date: Dec 17, 2018
The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 3
Don’t miss the final three stories in New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin’s Raines of Wind Canyon series. AGAINST THE ODDS Sabrina Eckhart in on the hunt for hidden silver mine in the West Texas desert, which would solve all her financial. She needs the help of private investigator Alex Justice—a former navy fighter pilot and a current pain in the neck. But the vultures are circling, and if they don’t watch their backs, the relentless desert sun could be the last thing Rina and Alex ever see… AGAINST THE EDGE Former navy SEAL Ben Slocum is stunned when he is told he is a father—and his child is missing. According to the social worker Claire Chastain, his son was abducted by a man who wants revenge against Claire and Sam’s dead mother. The danger hits home, and the risks are endless—the son he’s desperate to save, the woman he’s desperate to love. Ben’s got one chance to take back what’s his, and in one gunshot he could lose it all. AGAINST THE MARK In one catastrophic instant, Haley Warren’s father was taken from her. She knows the explosion that killed him was no accident. Tyler Brodie, the provocative and handsome P.I. hired by Haley, discovers that her father was investigating a suspected art theft. Although Ty’s a professional, he’s having trouble focusing on the case, and not the figure of his gorgeous client. The two are determined to get to the bottom of the case, even if it means they die trying. Previously Published.

Against the Edge

release date: Nov 12, 2018
Against the Edge
Don’t miss another exciting book in New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin’s Raines of Wind Canyon series! That he’s a father is news former navy SEAL Ben Slocum was not expecting. But once the initial shock wears off for the confirmed bachelor, he takes in the rest of what social worker Claire Chastain tells him: that his son is missing, abducted by a man who wants revenge against Claire and Sam’s dead mother. The danger hits home, and the risks are endless—the son he’s desperate to save, the woman he’s desperate to love. Ben’s got one chance to take back what’s his, and in one gunshot he could lose it all. “Kat Martin is a fast gun when it comes to storytelling, and I love her books.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller Originally published in 2013.

Wait Until Dark

release date: Nov 01, 2018
Wait Until Dark
Don’t miss the thrilling prequel to New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin’s brand-new series, Maximum Security! Private investigator Jonah Wolfe knows trouble when he sees it. So when April Vale storms into his office at Maximum Security, all his warning signs flash red. April’s been accused of murder, except she has no memory of how she woke up in her coworker’s bed—drenched in his blood, as he was shot with her gun. As the campaign manager for the mayor, April’s job and life are on the line if she doesn’t figure out who’s trying to frame her. But the clock is ticking, and the pair must find the murderer…before April winds up dead. “Kat Martin is a fast gun when it comes to storytelling, and I love her books.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Christmas Angel

release date: Oct 30, 2018
Christmas Angel
As the South picks up the pieces after the Civil War, two sweethearts on opposite sides attempt to rekindle their romance in this tender novella. Previously appeared in No Place Like Home Dear Readers, This story was inspired by a trip to Savannah. I visited one of the area’s Civil War forts and became fascinated by the discovery that General Sherman and his men had arrived in a conquered Savannah on Christmas Eve. What sort of Christmas could they have had? From there, my imaginationtook over . . . Despite having been on opposite sides of the war, Yankee doctor Josh Coltrane is unprepared for the continued bitterness of his long-lost love, Angel Summers. Can these two former sweethearts learn to forgive and forget the past? I hope you enjoy reading Josh and Angel’s story as much I enjoyed writing it. Kat Martin Praise for the writing of Kat Martin “Martin’s fans and newcomers alike will enjoy every moment of this thrill ride.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on Beyond Reason “A high-octane mix of high stakes and high passion.” —Bookpage on Into the Whirlwind “A robust tale of suspense that’s full of romance and intrigue.” —Heroes & Heartbreakers on Into the Fury

Against the Odds

release date: Oct 15, 2018
Against the Odds
From New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin’s comes another suspenseful story in the the Raines of Wind Canyon series! Sabrina Eckhart in on the hunt for hidden silver mine in the West Texas desert, which would solve all her financial. That is, if she can find it. The man with the skills she needs is private investigator Alex Justice—a former navy fighter pilot and a current pain in the neck. When mysterious “accidents” start to plague their search, it seems Rina’s multi-acre inheritance might be more a curse than a blessing. But the vultures are circling, and if they don’t watch their backs, the relentless desert sun could be the last thing Rina and Alex ever see. “Kat Martin is a fast gun when it comes to storytelling, and I love her books.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller Originally in 2013.

The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 2

release date: Oct 15, 2018
The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 2
From New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin comes three thrilling stories in her Raines of Wind Canyon series. AGAINST THE STORM Maggie O’Connell, a well-known Houston photographer, is being followed. Desperate for help, she hires Trace Rawlins, a former army ranger turned private investigator. As Trace digs deeper to find the source of Maggie’s threats, he discovers a secret that no one was meant to uncover. And the only puzzle left to be solved is whether the danger comes from an unknown stalker…or from the woman he’s trying his hardest not to fall for. AGAINST THE NIGHT Disguised as a stripper, Amy is determined to find her missing sister. She enlists the help of former army ranger, Johnnie Riggs, to finally get some answers. Riggs is hot on the trail of an elusive drug lord—and suddenly very hot under the collar, as well. But when the two trails begin to converge and reveal a sinister plot, their mutual desire is the least of their problems. They’ll bring the truth to light…or die trying. AGAINST THE SUN It’s not in bodyguard Jake Cantrell’s job description to share his suspicions with his assignments. Beautiful executive Sage Dumont may be in charge, but Jake’s not on her payroll. A savvy businesswoman, Sage does some digging of her own and turns up deadly details she was never meant to see. Drawn into a terrifying web of lies and deceit—and into feelings they can’t afford to explore—what Jake and Sage uncover may be frighteningly worse than they ever imagined. Previously Published.

Against the Sun & Veiled Intentions

release date: Sep 25, 2018
Against the Sun & Veiled Intentions
BESTSELLING AUTHOR COLLECTION Reader-favorite romances in collectible volumes from our bestselling authors. EXTREME EXPOSURE It’s not in bodyguard Jake Cantrell’s job description to share his suspicions with his assignments. Beautiful executive Sage Dumont may be in charge, but Jake’s not on her payroll. As a former Special Forces marine, Jake trusts his gut, and it’s telling him there’s something off about a shipment arriving at Marine Drilling International. His instinct is aroused…in more ways than one. A savvy businesswoman, Sage knows better than to take some hired gun’s “hunch” as gospel. And yet she is learning not to underestimate the man her grandfather hired to protect her. Determined to prove Jake wrong, Sage does some digging of her own and turns up deadly details she was never meant to see. Drawn into a terrifying web of lies and deceit—and into feelings they can’t afford to explore—what Jake and Sage uncover may be frighteningly worse than they ever imagined. FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Veiled Intentions by USA TODAY bestselling author Delores Fossen Detective Katelyn O’Malley must work with hotshot Sergeant Joe Rico, her new boss—and fake fiancé—to draw out a deadly killer. Saying “I do” has never been so dangerous. Previously published.

The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 1

release date: Sep 10, 2018
The Raines of Wind Canyon Collection Volume 1
The first three books in the Raines of Wind Canyon series by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin, collected here! Originally published in 2011. Against the Wind Sarah Allen burned a lot of bridges when she left her hometown. But when her husband is murdered and his associates come looking for her and her daughter, Sarah has only one place left to go—Wind Canyon, Wyoming. She runs right into Jackson Raines, the man she spurned in high school, who has now become a successful ranch owner. Against the Fire Gabriel Raines still has a pair of cowboy boots in his closet, even though he’s now a successful real-estate developer in Texas. And he continues to live by the same Wyoming values that he and his brothers were raised by—hard work, determination and fairness. But when two of his projects are set on fire, Gabe realizes he’s crossed dangerous lines. Against the Law At thirty-two Dev is “mostly retired” from Raines Investigations, content to run operations from his sprawling Arizona home. But Dev has never been able to say no to a beautiful woman, so when Lark Delaney comes to him for help, the former U.S. Army Ranger from Wind Canyon gets back in the game.

Against the Night & The Object of His Protection

release date: Aug 01, 2018
Against the Night & The Object of His Protection
DARK NIGHTS AND DARKER SINS… She’s got the face of an angel and the body of…well, isn’t that what he’d expect from an exotic dancer? But there’s something about this woman that Johnnie Riggs can’t shake. The former army ranger is hot on the trail of an elusive drug lord—and suddenly very hot under the collar, as well. Disguised as a stripper, Amy’s got her own agenda to pursue: her sister is missing and Amy seems to be the only one who cares. She’ll enlist Johnnie’s help and do her best to ignore her growing attraction to finally get some answers. But when the two trails begin to converge and reveal a sinister plot, their mutual desire is the least of their problems. They’ll bring the truth to light…or die trying. FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! The Object of His Protection by New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson Private investigator Drey St. John is determined to solve the case of his biological father’s death, and forensic scientist Charlene Anderson will help him in any way she can. But what if he needs something more than their relationship allows?

Against the Wind

release date: Jul 16, 2018
Against the Wind
A fan-favorite story by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin, originally published in 2011. Sarah Allen burned a lot of bridges when she left her hometown. But when her husband is murdered and his associates come looking for her and her daughter, Sarah has only one place left to go—Wind Canyon, Wyoming. She runs right into Jackson Raines, the man she spurned in high school, who has now become a successful ranch owner. She expects anger from him, but instead she gets mercy. Jackson knows Sarah and her daughter, Holly, are in trouble, and he can’t turn them away. He’s never forgotten the beautiful girl he could never have, and she’s more alluring now than she ever was in high school. So when Sarah’s enemies show up in Wind Canyon, Jackson is determined to protect Sarah and Holly, and prove to them that they’ve finally found their way home.

Beyond Control

release date: May 29, 2018
Beyond Control
A woman on the run finds safe haven on a Texas ranch—and in the arms of sexy veteran—in this romantic thriller by the New York Times bestselling author. When Victoria Bradford got engaged, she told herself to give love a chance. Six months later, she''s on the run from an abusive ex-fiancé with her four-year-old daughter and nowhere to go. Seventy miles north of Dallas, the Iron River Ranch feels like nowhere—which is exactly what its new owner, Josh Cain, wanted when he got back from Afghanistan: big skies, quiet nights, no trouble. One look tells Josh the pretty redhead with the adorable little girl will give him trouble of the most personal kind. Good thing he doesn''t scare easily—not even when “accidents” start happening around the ranch, or even when Tory’s best friend back in Phoenix is abducted. As the dangers escalate, Josh is only more determined to protect the innocent mother and daughter who’ve entered his life. But if he gets too close to fierce, determined Tory, Josh knows his nights are going to be anything but quiet.

The Christmas Clock/A Song For My Mother

release date: Dec 09, 2020
The Christmas Clock/A Song For My Mother
From New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin comes an inspiring and romantic duo - two heartwarming, feel-good stories. Teddy Winters was eight years old that Christmas, too young to understand all the undercurrents swirling around him in the tiny Michigan town of Dreyerville. He wasn''t able to value that Christmas for the miracle it truly was. Teddy only knew he wanted to buy the beautiful Victorian clock in the window of Tremont Antiques as a gift for his grandmother, Lottie Sparks, a woman desperate to find him a home before her rapidly progressing Alzheimer''s left him an orphan. Everything changes for Teddy that year when he meets Sylvia Winters and Joe Dixon. \"The perfect stocking stuffer for the romance reader on your holiday list.\" - Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale Ten years after running away and eloping with her high school boyfriend, Marly Hanson returns to her hometown at the request of her daughter, Katie, who has recently been treated for brain cancer. Living next door to Marly''s mother, Winnie, is handsome sheriff and widower Reed Bennett, and his son, Ham. Ham and Katie become fast friends, while their parents find their attraction to one another going deeper than mere friendship. But Marly''s time in Dreyerville is limited and risking her heart isn''t something she''s willing to do. Will they all get the happy ending they deserve? \"Kat Martin has the uncanny and delicate ability to pluck the heartstrings of the reader, and she''s done it again with pitch-perfect tone.\" - Patti Callahan Henry, author of The Perfect Love Song

RT Booklovers: The Haunted West 1

release date: Apr 24, 2018
RT Booklovers: The Haunted West 1
In this two volume collection, written especially for RT Booklovers Presents: The Haunted West, best-selling and award-winning authors take you on a time-traveling, spellbinding journey through America''s sprawling West. Over twenty all new tales, both contemporary and historical, weave a web of mystery, the supernatural, and romance. Join us for a passionate tour of the West, accompanied by ghosts, witches, shapeshifters, time-travelers, vampires, and a glimpse into the afterlife. Fall in love... in the Haunted West.

Rule's Bride

release date: Mar 12, 2018
Rule's Bride
Get swept away again by the extravagant world in this dazzling Victorian romance by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin. Unrepentant rake Rule Dewar is living the good life when a most surprising event occurs—he falls in love with his wife. After their strategic “marriage of commerce” three years ago, Rule quite forgot about Violet Griffin, the teenage heiress to a Boston manufacturing fortune. He simply spoke his vows, took over her father’s business and returned to England to resume his usual pursuits: high-priced wine, high-stakes gambling and highborn women. Yet when Violet, now a sophisticated woman, unexpectedly appears at Rule’s London town house, husbandly duties no longer seem so odious--he can’t wait to take his stunning bride to their marriage bed. Violet, however, is not so easily led: she has her own ideas and is seeking an annulment to marry another. But as Rule attempts to win her over, someone else is determined to frame him for murder and keep him out of the way for good... Originally published in 2010

The Bride Trilogy Complete Collection

release date: Mar 12, 2018
The Bride Trilogy Complete Collection
Finally available in one complete box set collection, dive into the opulent and exciting world of the Bride Trilogy, three classic Victorian romances by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin. Royal’s Bride Though he is a tilted nobleman, Royal Dewar is singularly unlucky…forced to choose between his soul mate and his salvation. Reese’s Bride Wounded in battle, Major Reese Dewar returns to England—but his injuries are nothing compared to his shattered heart. Rule’s Bride Unrepentant rake Rule Dewar is living the good life when a most surprising event occurs—he falls in love with his wife.

Reese's Bride

release date: Feb 01, 2018
Reese's Bride
Revisit the lush Victorian world of the Bride Trilogy in book 2 of this exciting and steamy classic romance by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin. Wounded in battle, Major Reese Dewar returns to England—but his injuries are nothing compared to his shattered heart. Years ago, love-struck Reese departed his home at Briarwood with a promise from raven-haired Elizabeth Clemens that she would make a life with him upon his return. But mere months later, she married the Earl of Aldridge, attaining wealth and status Reese could never match. Memories of that betrayal make his homecoming far more bitter than sweet. Seeing Elizabeth on his doorstep dressed in widow’s garb twists the knife even deeper. But fear for her young son’s safety has overcome her pride: she begs Reese for protection from those who would see the boy dead to possess his fortune. He agrees to an uneasy alliance, sensing Elizabeth still harbors deep secrets—and Reese knows that he’s placing himself in danger…of losing his heart all over again. Originally published in 2010

Beyond Danger

release date: Jan 30, 2018
Beyond Danger
A Texas mogul suspected of murder needs the help of a beautiful PI in the New York Times bestselling author’s “nail-biter of a romantic thriller” (Publishers Weekly). Race car driver turned business mogul Beau Reese is furious with his lecherous father, former state senator Stewart Reese, when he learns that the old man has impregnated a teenager. But then he learns that the unrepentant Stewart has yet another woman is living with him. Assuming that stunning Cassidy Jones is his father’s latest mistress, Beau can barely contain his anger—until he finds Stewart dead on the floor of his study. Then Cassidy walks in to find Beau holding the murder weapon. Someone was following Stewart, and Cassidy is the detective hired to find out who and why. Now she’ll have to find his killer instead. Her gut tells her it wasn’t Beau. And Beau’s instincts tell him it wasn’t Cassidy. To clear their names and track down the truth, they form an uneasy alliance—one that will bring them dangerously close.

Scent of Roses

release date: Sep 11, 2017
Scent of Roses
Read this thrilling classic romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin. Elizabeth doesn’t believe in ghosts. But this time she has no choice. Family counselor Elizabeth Conner isn’t sure what to think when Maria Santiago comes to her for help. Pregnant and terrified, Maria claims to be visited each night by the ghost of a little girl, warning her to flee. Her husband, Miguel, a migrant worker at Harcourt Farms in the San Joaquin Valley, dismisses her fears as hormonal changes. Sympathetic to the young woman, Elizabeth agrees to help by contacting Miguel’s employers, who own the cottage where the young couple lives. Elizabeth immediately picks up on the deep enmity between the two Harcourt brothers: Carson, the handsome scion running the estate for his incapacitated father, and Zack, the rebellious black sheep. While Carson is more interested in Elizabeth than in her concerns, Zack grudgingly agrees to help her look into the history of the house. But even as unexpected desire draws them together, Elizabeth and Zack feel something dark and disturbing at the house. And when the cloying scent and lingering chill of pure evil surround her, Elizabeth knows something terrible has happened here before, something that has its roots in murder… Originally published in 2006
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