The Desperate Game

A Guinevere Jones Novel #1 First published Jul, 1986 The Desperate Game Available digitally for the first time! Meet Guinevere Jones—a woman with a talent for love and trouble—from New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle. It’s hard to keep a small business afloat, just ask Guinevere Jones, owner of a struggling temp agency. And security consultant Zac Justis isn’t making her life any easier. After he blackmails Gwen into … [Read more...]

Midnight Jewels

First published Nov, 1987 Midnight Jewels Mercy Pennington spends her days stocking second-hand books at Pennington’s Second Chance. Her business keeps her too busy for travel or a social life, but when she advertises a rare book she is plunged into a world of danger and desire. Croft Falconer’s career revolves around violence — the beautifully controlled violence of the martial arts. He knows that Valley of Secret Jewels — a book of 18th century erotica … [Read more...]

Deep Waters

First published Feb, 1997 Deep Waters Charity Truitt and Elias Winter, two of the Pacific Northwest's most powerful corporate figures, are both facing crises of career and the heart. Fate has brought them together in Washington's tiny Whispering Waters Cove, each eager to downsize and simplify. They're both determined to avoid mergers of any kind — but when they meet, the attraction is nothing short of blue-chip. And they definitely have at least one thing in common: A … [Read more...]

Eye of the Beholder

First published May, 1999 Eye of the Beholder After a career-stalling tangle with a fraudulent gallery owner, Art Deco expert Alexa Chambers is ready to get back in the game. But when she secretly consults on an exquisite collection for Arizona's luxurious Avalon Resorts, she doesn't know she will cross paths with enigmatic business titan J. L. Trask. Years ago, Trask accused Alexa's stepfather of murder — and vowed he would get revenge. Now, their meeting is inevitable … [Read more...]

Sharp Edges

First published Feb, 1998 Sharp Edges Eugenia Swift is a young woman of singular sensibilities, a connoisseur of beauty...and naturally inclined to tackle even the most difficult tasks on her own. As the director of the Leabrook Glass Museum, she's been asked to travel to Frog Cove Island-an artistic haven near Seattle-to catalog an important collection of art glass belonging to the late Adams Daventry. But thanks to unsavory rumors surrounding Daventry's death, the museum insists … [Read more...]

Flash

First published Oct, 1998 Flash A blockbuster of sensual suspense from New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz. Sparkling with Jayne Ann Krentz's irresistible blend of sassy wit and sheer suspense, this sizzling bestseller explodes into passionate pyrotechnics as a self-made millionaire and a charmingly disorganized entrepreneur team up to corner a killer. Soon, they find their unruly partnership has the power to set the night on fire.... Olivia Chantry may leave her desk … [Read more...]

Twist Of Fate

First published Jan, 1986 Twist Of Fate Cloistered as a faculty member at a small college, beautiful Hannah Jessett can almost forget her family heritage. Few know she's the niece of Elizabeth Nord, the legendary anthropologist who stunned the world with her revolutionary work—until her aunt dies, leaving Hannah in sole possession of her priceless unpublished journals. But Hannah has other matters to contend with. Her brother's company is about to be destroyed by Gideon Cage, a … [Read more...]

All Night Long

First published Jan, 2006 All Night Long The smaller the town, the darker the secrets... Shy, studious Irene Stenson and wild, privileged Pamela Webb had been the best of friends for one short high school summer. Their friendship ended the night Pamela dropped Irene off at home—and Irene walked in to discover her parents' bodies on the kitchen floor. It was ruled a murder-suicide, and Irene fled the northern California town of Dunsley. But seventeen years later, when Pamela … [Read more...]

Falling Awake

First published Nov, 2004 Falling Awake A red scarf. A roller coaster. A tidal wave of blood... Isabel Wright spends her days at the Belvedere Center for Sleep Research analyzing the dreams of others. Dr. Martin Belvedere, a pioneer in the field, recognized her unique talent for what he calls Level Five lucid dreaming. It's satisfying, lucrative work, but it can be emotionally draining. Especially when one of her anonymous subjects, known only as Client Number Two, captures … [Read more...]

No Going Back

2-in-1 with Soft Focus and After Dark First published Jul, 2004 No Going Back Two exciting novels by one talented New York Times bestselling author, together for the first time in a single volume.SOFT FOCUSExecutive Elizabeth Cabot knows when to cut her losses—and she runs her personal life the same way. So when she learns that Jack Fairfax has deceived her, she's determined to end their romantic relationship. But breaking up their business deal is trickier—after all, … [Read more...]