First published Jun, 2002
The Montclair Emeralds: the legend continues . . .
by Jayne Ann Krentz
Sharing a Caribbean holiday seemed a perfectly sane way for solid, dependable Virginia Middlebrook and A.C. Ryerson to get better acquainted. But in a high-stakes poker game, they won a bracelet of uncommon beauty, and from that moment on, they barreled recklessly into love — and adventure. Never before had they abandoned themselves to such joy. Or exposed themselves to such danger.
by Vicki Lewis Thompson
April Foster had almost married Dan Butter once, but his cautious nature had gotten in the way. Eight years later, he was still attractive but unimaginative, and yet . . . something had changed. He now possessed an heirloom ring, a talisman of his parents’ love, and it seemed to inspire Dan to act on impulse . . . satisfying all April’s fantasies.
by Rita Clay Estrada
Growing up in a truck stop didn’t put a damper on Katherine O’Malley’s aspirations. She was going to be a top-notch secretary . . . and convince millionaire Clay Reynolds that she was perfect for him. But Clay didn’t trust his emotions, so Katherine was forced to use her most precious possession as a weapon. She gave him her priceless talisman earrings . . . along with her heart. And he didn’t stand a chance.