• Avant de mourir, lady Esther entend protéger sa nièce Tiffany de son oncle sans scrupules et arrange un mariage en deux temps trois mouvements. L'élu est américain. Lucas Ross, éleveur dans la débine et peu regardant sur sa future épouse, est pressé de rentrer dans son Montana natal.
    Cette alliance convient aux jeunes mariés car, une fois arrivés à Boston, chacun reprendra sa liberté. Pendant la traversée, Lucas décrit à son épouse le Montana paradisiaque où il vit. Cet éden, raconté de sa voix chaude et suave, inspire à Tiffany des rêves merveilleux. Mais dans cette Amérique inconnue, les rêves d'une étrangère peuvent-ils tenir toutes leurs
    promesses ?

  • Longtemps orphelins, les frères Clayborne se sont installés au coeur du Montana pour élever leur petite soeur adoptive, Mary Rose. Il leur a fallu des années de labeur et de courage pour souder leur famille. Après le mariage de Mary Rose, c'est maintenant à Travis, l'escroc, Douglas, le pickpocket, et Adam, l'esclave fugitif, de s'ouvrir à l'amour car, sous leurs airs de durs à cuire se cachent des hommes sincères et passionnés.

  • Mariée de force au cruel baron Rauf, Johanna accueillerait sans doute la mort comme une délivrance. Or le baron décède, et elle est enfin libre. Pas pour longtemps. Afin d'échapper aux assiduités du roi, elle doit absolument se remarier et son frère lui conseille d'épouser Gabriel MacBain, chef de clan écossais. Si ce guerrier assoiffé de combats n'a que faire d'une femme, il accepte ce mariage qui lui apportera des terres d'une grande valeur. Pour sa part, Johanna se résout à épouser ce colosse arrogant. Dans ses bras, pourtant, elle va découvrir ce qu'elle n'a jamais connu : le plaisir.

  • Sidéré, Harrison MacDonald contemple la jeune fille qui se tient devant lui. C'est le sosie parfait de lady Agatha. La même beauté ensorcelante... L'avocat jubile : il vient de retrouver la fille de lord et lady Elliott, dans ce village perdu du Montana. Pour s'assurer de l'identité de cette ravissante personne, Harrison a recours à une ruse. Il feint de risquer sa vie dans une bagarre, et Mary Rose, émue, prend sous sa protection ce cow-boy maladroit au charme incontestable. Voici bientôt Harrison installé dans le ranch des Clayborne. Mais la belle a quatre frères, qui ne semblent guère disposés à laisser un intrus s'ingérer dans la famille...

  • Sous le règne de Guillaume II, fils du Conquérant, l'Angleterre est déchirée par les guerres perpétuelles que se livrent ses barons. Après une enfance recluse et solitaire, l'innocente lady Madelyne est désormais à la merci des caprices de son cruel demi-frère, le baron Louddon. Jusqu'au jour où le terrible Duncan de Wexton, le Loup, attaque sa forteresse, la brûle et emporte avec lui Madelyne en guise de trophée.Dès l'instant où leurs regards se croisent, c'est une autre conquête qui commence. Bien plus tendre, bien plus acharnée.

  • Si lady Gillian veut sauver son oncle, retenu prisonnier par le félon Alford, il lui faut trouver le trésor que convoite ce dernier. Elle part donc en Écosse, alors qu'une guerre oppose l'Angleterre aux Highlanders. Affronter ces farouches habitants n'est pas simple : tout Anglais est un ennemi potentiel, même une femme ! Brodick, chef du clan Buchanan, admire pourtant le courage de Gillian et s'enflamme pour ses yeux verts. Qu'importe qu'elle soit anglaise, elle sera sienne ! De son côté, Gillian n'est pas insensible à la séduction de ce géant blond, aux manières quelque peu brutales, mais sa mission passe avant tout.

  • Veuf cynique et glacial, le marquis de Lyonwood a juré de ne jamais se remarier. Jusqu'au jour où il rencontre la princesse Christina, sublime ange blond qui décidément ne ressemble à personne. Tantôt naïve, tantôt sagace, elle le trouble et le déconcerte. Est-elle une manipulatrice ? Une ingénue ? Ses réactions sont imprévisibles, mais un seul baiser suffit à embraser Lyon. Dévoré de passion, il lui propose le mariage... sans se rendre compte qu'il ignore tout d'elle, à commencer par l'incroyable secret de ses origines.
    Couverture : Piaude d'après © Mohamad Itani / Arcangel Images © Julie Garwood, 1988 VO : The Lion's lady Pour la traduction française © Éditions J'ai lu, 2014

  • Se faire nommer marshal alors qu'on a un lourd passé de délinquant est pour le moins paradoxal.
    Pourtant, personne au Montana ne soupçonne les frasques de jeunesse de Cole Clayborne. Le voilà chargé de mettre sous les verrous des hors-la-loi qui ont la désastreuse habitude de supprimer les témoins de leurs forfaits. Heureusement, une femme a échappé au massacre qui a suivi leur dernier hold-up. Toutefois, lorsque Cole arrive à Rockford Falls, ce n'est pas une mais trois femmes qui l'attendent. Rebecca, Grace et Jessica sont jeunes, ravissantes et... furieuses ! Témoigner ? Toutes trois n'ont qu'une idée en tête : sauter dans la prochaine diligence et quitter la ville au plus vite...

  • A romance moving between the glamorous cosmopolitan world of Boston and small-town Texas follows the tumultuous relationship between Jordan Buchanan and Noah Clayborne.

  • When it comes to gripping novels of unrelenting suspense, Julie Garwood is in a class by herself. In the course of her career, she has mastered the art of creating characters who live and breathe in compelling, pageburning stories that never fail to surprise. As her legion of fans can attest, she strikes the perfect balance between excitement and insight, action and heart. Now, in this breathless new novel, Garwood has written her most electrifying thriller to date.KILLJOYAvery Delaney has always tried to put the past far behind her. Abandoned by her rapacious, conniving mother when she was only three days old, Avery was raised by her grandmother and beloved aunt Carolyn. Then, when she was eleven, she witnessed her grandmother’s violent death, before Avery herself was shot and left for dead. Miraculously she survived. The man responsible is serving time in a Florida prison. This traumatic experience propels Avery into a life of law and order.Her razorsharp mind and ability to gather data and decipher evidence has made Avery an expert crime analyst for the FBI. But soon she will have to use every one of her adroit skills on a case that hits painfully close to home.Avery’s workaholic aunt, Carolyn Salvetti, is certain her (hopefully soontobe ex) husband sent her the gold embossed reservation to the posh Utopia Spa in the mountains of Colorado. At first she is resistant, but then figures it will be a welcome respite from the utthroat advertising business, not to mention a networking extravaganza. Plus she persuades her niece to join her for the two weeks of luxury and decadence.But Carolyn never makes it to Utopia. Under false pretenses, she is taken to an isolated retreat by a handsome stranger with a dazzling smile, suave demeanor, and the darkest of motives. His name is Monk, a hired assassin. Now, with scant clues and fewer resources, Avery must track down and save Carolyn—and outmaneuver a brilliant killer who is part of an elaborate plot of madness and lethal vengeance.From the Hardcover edition.

  • There are few authors who can weave nailbiting thrills, edgeofyourseat drama, and romantic suspense as masterfully as Julie Garwood. Now she ratchets up the tension with Murder List, in which evil is on the hunt– and proves to be methodically organized and chillingly successful.When Chicago detective Alec Buchanan is offered a prime position with the FBI, it is the perfect opportunity to leave the Windy City and follow in his brothers’ footsteps to the top echelons of law enforcement. But first he must complete one last assignment (and one that he is not too happy about): acting as a glorified bodyguard to hotel heiress Regan Hamilton Madison. The gorgeous exec has become entangled in some potentially deadly business. Someone has emailed her a graphic crimescene photo–and the victim is no stranger.Regan suspects that the trouble started when she agreed to help a journalist friend expose a shady selfhelp guru who preys on lonely, vulnerable women. In fact, the smoothasanoilslick Dr. Lawrence Shields may be responsible for the death of one of his devotees, which was ruled a suicide. Hoping to find some damning evidence, Regan attends a Shields seminar.At the gathering, the doctor persuades his guests to partake in an innocent little “cleansing” exercise. He asks them to make a list of the people who have hurt or deceived them over the years, posing the question: Would your world be a better place if these people eased to exist? Treating the exercise as a game, Regan plays along. After ten minutes, Shields instructs the participants to bring their sheets of paper to the fireplace and throw them into the flames. But Regan misses this part of the program when she exits the room to take a call–and barely escapes a menacing individual in the parking lot.The experience is all but forgotten–until the first person on Regan’s list turns up dead. Shock turns to horror when other bodies from the list start to surface, as a harrowing tango of desire and death is set into motion. Now brutal murders seem to stalk her every move–and a growing attraction to Alec may compromise her safety, while stirring up tender emotions she thought she could no longer feel. Yet as the danger intensifies and a serial killer circles ever closer, Regan must discover who has turned her private revenge fantasies into grisly reality.From the Hardcover edition.

  • Sophie Rose is a crime reporter at a major Chicago newspaper and the daughter of Bobby Rose, a charming gentleman and big-time thief. When asked to write an exposé about her notorious father, Sophie quits and goes to work at a small newspaper, covering local personalities such as William Harrington, the 5K runner whose trademark is red socks. Those socks--with Sophie's business card tucked inside--are practically all that's found after Harrington is killed near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, seemingly in a brutal polar bear attack.
    Sophie heads north to investigate, but danger follows in her wake. After one attempt on her life, she's assigned brash but sexy Jack MacAlister as a bodyguard. But Sophie and Jack will soon be fighting more than their growing passion for each other. Powerful forces will stop at nothing to prevent the exposure of the sinister conspiracy Sophie and Jack are about to uncover.

  • Every fire begins with a little heat–and in Slow Burn, bestselling author Julie Garwood provides the spark, skillfully blending pulsepounding action, intense emotion, and characters with grit and heart. The result is an electrifying novel of romantic suspense that will have readers burning through the pages.An unpretentious beauty who radiates kindness, Kate MacKenna doesn’t have a bad bone in her body–or an enemy in the world. So why are bombs igniting everywhere she goes? The first explosion brings her facetoface with a handsome Charleston police detective. The second sends her into the arms of her best friend’s brother–a Boston cop who’s a little too reckless and way too charming for comfort. But Dylan Buchanan won’t let emotion prevent him from doing his job: Someone is trying to kill Kate, and Dylan is the only one standing between her and the monster who wants her dead.

  • Throughout her acclaimed writing career, Julie Garwood has captivated readers with characters who are compelling, daring, and bursting with life. Now one of the most popular novelists of our time proudly returns to her beloved historical romance rootsyes'>#8211;in a thrilling tale of love, murder, adventure, and mystery set against the haunting landscape of medieval Scotland.For Princess Gabrielle of St. Biel, Scotland is a land of stunning vistas, wild chieftains, treacherous glens, and steep shadowsyes'>#8211;skullduggery, betrayal, and now murder. Prized for her exquisite beauty, the daughter of one of Englandyes'>#8217;s most influential barons, Gabrielle is also a perfect bargaining chip for a king who needs peace in the Highlands: King John has arranged Gabrielleyes'>#8217;s marriage to a good and gentle laird. But this marriage will never take place.For Gabrielle, everything changes in one last burst of freedomyes'>#8211;when she and her guards come upon a scene of unimaginable cruelty. With one shot from her bow and arrow, Gabrielle takes a life, saves a life, and begins a war.Within days, the Highlands are aflame with passions as a battle royal flares between enemies old and new. Having come to Scotland to be married, Gabrielle is instead entangled in Highland intrigue. For two sadistic noblemen, underestimating Gabrielleyes'>#8217;s bravery and prowess may prove fatal. But thanks to a secret Gabrielle possesses, Colm MacHugh, the most feare man in Scotland, finds a new cause for courage. Under his penetrating gaze, neither Gabrielleyes'>#8217;s body nor heart is safe.A gripping novel that delves into the heart of emotionsyes'>#8211;unyielding passions of love, hate, revenge, and raw desireyes'>#8211;Shadow Music is magnificent gift from Julie Garwood and a crowning achievement in her amazing career.From the Hardcover edition.

  • Lyra Prescott, a Los Angeles film student, is closing in on graduation and dives into work on her final filmmaking assignment: a documentary transformed by a twist of fate into a real-life horror film. While working on her project, a rash of mysterious incidents convince Lyra that shes trapped in a sinister scenario headed for a violent ending. Running scared, she turns to her best friend, Sidney Buchanan, whose connections bring devilishly handsome FBI agent Sam Kincaid into Lyras life. As the noose of intrigue tightens, the passion between Lyra and Sam escalates with dangerous intensity. With the rugged FBI agent beside her, Lyra must learn to let down her defenses and follow her heart--even if that leads to deadly peril.

  • Anglais Hotshot

    Julie Garwood

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood returns with a novel of family drama, suspense, and - of course - romance.
    Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: the girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit. Only then will they own it.
    A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely different sounds wonderful.
    The sisters face countless challenges and many people want to stop the sisters from succeeding. Among them are Peyton's contentious cousins, who are outraged that they didn't inherit the resort, as well as a powerful group of land developers who have been eyeing the coveted beachfront property.
    It's soon apparent to Peyton that their efforts are being sabotaged, but she refuses to let the threats scare her - until she's nearly killed. She calls on her childhood friend and protector, Finn MacBain, now with the FBI, and asks for his help. He saved her life once; she hopes he can do it again.

  • Anglais Wired

    Julie Garwood

    A beautiful computer hacker and a bad-boy FBI agent must collaborate--in more ways than one--in the sizzling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood.
    Allison Trent doesn’t look like a hacker. In fact, when she’s not in college working on her degree, she models on the side. But behind her gorgeous face is a brilliant mind for computers and her real love is writing--and hacking--code. Her dream is to write a new security program that could revolutionize the tech industry.
    Hotshot FBI agent Liam Scott has a problem: a leak deep within his own department. He needs the skills of a top-notch hacker to work on a highly sensitive project: to secretly break into the FBI servers and find out who the traitor is. But he can’t use one of his own. He finds the perfect candidate in Allison. Only, there’s one problem--she wants nothing to do with his job and turns him down flat.
    What Liam doesn’t know is that Allison is hiding secrets that she doesn’t want the FBI to uncover. But Liam will do nearly anything to persuade her to join his team, even break a few rules if that’s what it takes. A temptation that could put his job--and both of their futures--on the line...

  • Le baron Haynesworth ne se soucie pas de l'avis de ses filles lorsqu'il s'agit de les marier. Ainsi, Brenna est promise à MacNare, un homme qu'elle n'a jamais vu, et est expédiée illico dans les Highlands. Au cours du voyage, elle est enlevée par cinq géants vêtus de kilts. Connor MacAlistair, leur chef, est ravi de son exploit : il s'est vengé de MacNare, et la captive qui se débat entre ses bras est ravissante. Il va l'épouser, et rien ne saurait l'empêcher de faire valoir ses droits conjugaux.

  • «- Oserez-vous affirmer que c'est le froid qui vous fait trembler dans mes bras, Caroline? lance le duc de Bradford, narquois. Essayez donc d'être honnête. - Vous savez bien, monsieur, que je suis la reine des menteuses. Je dis n'importe quoi, je ne tiens jamais mes promesses et j'adore mes défauts. Si j'avoue être attirée par vous, vous ne saurez jamais la vérité. - Dans ce cas, je trouverai un autre moyen d'en avoir le coeur net. Le duc se penche vers Caroline et s'empare tendrement des lèvres qui s'offrent à lui. Elle tente de se dégager mais, envahie de sensations délicieuses, elle lui rend son baiser avec une ardeur déconcertante. Son coeur, lui, ne peut mentir.»

  • Cordelia Kane has always been a daddy's girl-her father raised her alone. So when he has a serious heart attack, Cordelia is devastated, and the emotion is only intensified by the confusion she feels when he reveals the shocking truth about her mother. Cordelia can't suppress her curiosity about the woman who gave birth to her, and when she discovers the answers to her questions lie in Sydney, Australia, she travels there to get them.

    Hotel magnate Aiden Madison is Cordelia's best friend's older brother. He's oblivious to the fact that she's had a crush on him for years. When he gets railroaded into taking her along to Sydney on his company jet, he unknowingly puts her life at risk . . .

    In Australia sparks are flying between Cordelia and Aiden, but the villain chasing them won't give up and Aiden realizes he must put a stop to the madness before he loses the thing he values most.

    For fans of Marie Force, Jill Shalvis, Jayne Ann Krentz and Nora Roberts, Julie Garwood's latest romance will leave you breathless and longing for more . . .

  • Par édit du roi, Alec Kincaid doit épouser une Anglaise. Il choisit Jamie, la fille cadette du baron Jamison. Elle est irrésistible avec ses grands yeux améthyste, son teint de pêche et sa chevelure flamboyante. Bien entendu, personne n'a demandé son avis à Jamie. En signe de rébellion, elle prend le deuil et se marie en noir. Un geste de défi qui exaspère Alec. Elle entend lui résister ? Lui, brûle d'envie de l'embrasser et de la posséder ! Mais, si elle s'abandonne à ses caresses enivrantes, Jamie s'est juré que jamais elle n'appartiendrait à ce barbare écossais. Commence alors un duel impitoyable où leurs corps exigent ce que leurs coeurs refusent d'admettre.

  • Pour réconcilier les deux familles, le roi George III a décidé d'unir Sara Winchester et Nathan St. James. Moyennant une forte récompense, bien sûr. Le grand jour arrive. Nathan attend sa fiancée, qui refuse d'obéir à son père : elle n'ira pas sans son nounours. À quatre ans, peut-on le lui refuser ? Et le mariage est célébré. Des années plus tard, Nathan enlève son épouse et l'emmène sur son vaisseau : seul le trésor promis l'intéresse. Sara, éprise de son prince charmant, tente de gagner son amour, mais Nathan n'a que faire de cette écervelée. Jamais il ne s'avouera pris au piège de l'amour. Et pourtant...

  • XIIIe siècle : la guerre fait rage entre l'Angleterre et l'Écosse, mais cela n'empêchera pas l'intrépide Judith de tenir sa promesse. Elle a juré à France Catherine, son amie d'enfance, de l'assister lors de son accouchement. Or, il est temps pour Judith de partir dans les Highlands, escortée par des soldats écossais qui la voient comme une ennemie. Ian, leur chef, admire le courage de la jeune fille et est séduit par son charme. Enivrée par les caresses brûlantes du guerrier, Judith osera-t-elle s'abandonner ? Surtout qu'elle détient un secret capable de bouleverser leur destin. Un secret qui peut les séparer ou les réunir à jamais.

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