By Rachel Caine
"Jasmine ""Jazz"" Callender is at the downhill slide to destroy. as soon as a adorned murder detective, she's misplaced all of it: her former partner's been convicted of homicide, she's been cashiered out, and she's ingesting away what little self-respect she's bought left. yet Jazz has a expertise for difficulty, and an individual is familiar with it. while a mysterious, horny stranger comes trying to find her with a fateful crimson envelope in his hand, she's approximately to make the deal of her lifestyles ... for strong or undesirable. The deal calls for her to go into right into a partnership with a stranger and examine instances that arrive in precise purple envelopes ... that is bizarre adequate, yet will get more strange as she and her new accomplice Lucia discover that they're operating for somebody with supernatural skills. and perhaps they don't seem to be at the part of the angels anymore. "
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Unique e-book: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..
But the place can he locate the appropriate lady? She needs to be beautiful, style, an exceptional conversationalist. .. and most vital, she has to just accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as somebody is aware, negative as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the precise wife.
Jack's middle races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal seize. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, definite he might by no means marry a terrible woman like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the lady he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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When she'd been forced to do it, she'd been a snarling bundle of nerves, arrived at crime scenes angry and wired. It had been a job for McCarthy to calm her down.... She flicked the thought of Ben out of her head, hit the turn signal, and exited for MCI. Parking was a nightmare, of course. She hated that, too. And parking garages. She ended up taking a distant spot, because she damn sure wasn't cruising the lot for anything closer. The walk would help her calm down, anyway; she didn't want to meet Lucia Garza looking sweaty and wild-eyed.
She pulled out a fairly massive-looking folder and spread it open on the blotter, on top of the partnership paperwork. Jazz came around to take a look as Lucia's elegant fingers fluttered pages. "Here. Not religious, apparently. " Jazz asked. "I was hoping you'd tell me. They seem to have given out quite a load of grants and loans over the past couple of years. Take a look at the list. " "Not all of them," Lucia murmured, and ran her finger down the list to stop on one name. Gregory Valentin Ivanovich.
Parking was a nightmare, of course. She hated that, too. And parking garages. She ended up taking a distant spot, because she damn sure wasn't cruising the lot for anything closer. The walk would help her calm down, anyway; she didn't want to meet Lucia Garza looking sweaty and wild-eyed. She checked her watch. Ten-thirty on the dot. A couple of jets were coming in for landings; unless there had been a miracle and the plane was early, she should be right on time. Jazz followed the signs to baggage claim.
Devil's Bargain by Rachel Caine