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Release Me

The Stark Series #1
Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345544129
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
View: 367
An emotionally charged romance between a powerful man who’s never heard “no” and a fiery woman who says “yes” on her own terms He was the one man I couldn’t avoid. And the one man I couldn’t resist. Damien Stark could have his way with any woman. He was sexy, confident, and commanding: Anything he wanted, he got. And what he wanted was me. Our attraction was unmistakable, almost beyond control, but as much as I ached to be his, I feared the pressures of his demands. Submitting to Damien meant I had to bare the darkest truth about my past—and risk breaking us apart. But Damien was haunted, too. And as our passion came to obsess us both, his secrets threatened to destroy him—and us—forever. NOTE: This edition includes excerpts from J. Kenner's Claim Me and Say My Name. Release Me is intended for mature audiences.

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Complete Me

The Stark Series #3
Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345545850
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
View: 5895
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From J. Kenner comes the third novel in the fast-paced trilogy including Release Me and Claim Me. This sexy, emotionally charged romance continues the story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who’s never had to take “no” for an answer, and Nikki Fairchild, the Southern belle who only says “yes” on her own terms. Our desire runs deep. But our secrets cut close. Beautiful, strong, and commanding, Damien Stark fills a void in me that no other man can touch. His fierce cravings push me beyond the brink of bliss—and unleash a wild passion that utterly consumes us both. Yet beneath his need for dominance, he carries the wounds of a painful past. Haunted by a legacy of dark secrets and broken trust, he seeks release in our shared ecstasy, the heat between us burning stronger each day. Our attraction is undeniable, our obsession inevitable. Yet not even Damien can run from his ghosts, or shield us from the dangers yet to come. BONUS: This edition includes excerpts from J. Kenner’s Wanted and Say My Name. Praise for Complete Me “The conclusion of the Stark trilogy features the intense, all-consuming passion that readers have come to expect from Kenner’s sensual prose and a tense, brooding narrative. . . . The revelations come fast, heightening the emotions of the series’ conclusion, reaching a fever pitch.”—RT Book Reviews (four stars) “The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality. . . . Immensely satisfying.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers “Complete Me is a perfect ending to the [Stark] trilogy. . . . You won’t be disappointed.”—Fresh Fiction Complete Me is intended for mature audiences.

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Claim Me


Author: Julie Kenner
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 9781472206077
Category: Fiction
Page: 369
View: 9185
For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey and the Crossfire series. In Release Me, powerful multimillionaire Damien Stark made Southern belle Nikki Fairchild an unforgettable indecent proposal which she couldn't resist. Now their sensual, erotic, powerfully emotional romance continues in Claim Me, the next in J. Kenner's New York Times bestselling trilogy. For Damien, our obsession is a game. For me, it is fiercely, blindingly, real. Damien Stark's need is palpable - his need for pleasure, his need for control, his need for me. Beautiful and brilliant yet tortured at his core, he is in every way my match. I have agreed to be his alone, and now I want him to be fully mine. I want us to possess each other beyond the sweetest edge of our ecstasy, into the deepest desires of our souls. To let the fire that burns between us consume us both. But there are dark places within Damien that not even our wildest passion can touch. I yearn to know his secrets, yearn for him to surrender to me as I have surrendered to him. But our troubled pasts will either bind us close...or shatter us completely. Damien and Nikki's powerfully sexy romance began in Release Me and continues in Complete Me, out now.

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Anchor Me: Stark Series


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472246853
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
View: 631
From the New York Times and No. 1 international bestselling author of the million-copy selling Stark series, comes Anchor Me, the highly anticipated fourth novel in the fast-paced series including Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me. This sexy, emotionally charged romance continues the story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who's never had to take 'no' for an answer, and his beloved wife Nikki Fairchild Stark, the Southern belle who only says 'yes' on her own terms. For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey, Sylvia Day, Meredith Wild and Jodi Ellen Malpas. It's a new chapter in the life of Nikki and Damien Stark ... Though shadows still haunt us, and ghosts from our past continue to threaten our happiness, my life with Damien is nothing short of perfection. He is my heart and my soul. My past and my future. He is the man who holds me together, and his love fuels my days and enchants my nights. But when tragedy and challenge from both inside and outside the sanctity of our marriage begin to chip away at our happiness, I am forced to realize that even a perfect life can begin to crack. And if Damien and I are going to win this new battle, it will take all of our strength and love ... Find out how it all began for Damien and Nikki Stark in J. Kenner's hot and addictive bestselling Stark series: Release Me, Claim Me, Complete Me, Take Me, Have Me, Play My Game, Seduce Me, Unwrap Me, Deepest Kiss Entice Me. Return to the smoking hot Stark world with the Stark International trilogy: Say My Name, On My Knees, Under My Skin and Take My Dare and the sexy Stark S.I.N. series: Dirtiest Secret, Hottest Mess and Sweetest Taboo. Don't miss J. Kenner's sizzling Most Wanted series of three enigmatic and powerful men, and the striking women who can bring them to their knees: Wanted, Heated and Ignited.

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The Stark Trilogy: Release Me, Claim Me, Complete Me


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472242165
Category: Fiction
Page: 897
View: 6511
It began with an irresistible indecent proposal... From international bestseller J. Kenner, comes the million-copy selling Stark trilogy in a collection for the first time: Release Me, Claim Me and Complete Me. For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey, Sylvia Day, Meredith Wild and Jodi Ellen Malpas. He was the one man I couldn't avoid. And the one man I couldn't resist. Damien Stark could have his way with any woman. He was sexy, confident, and commanding: anything he wanted, he got. And what he wanted was me. Our attraction was unmistakable, almost beyond control, but as much as I ached to be his, I feared the pressures of his demands. Submitting to Damien meant I had to bare the darkest truth about my past - and risk breaking us apart. But Damien was haunted, too. And as our passion came to obsess us both, his secrets threatened to destroy him - and us. Forever. For more spellbinding romance and electrifying passion, don't miss J. Kenner's other sensational series: Most Wanted, Stark International and the S. I. N. series as well as the Stark novellas.

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Have Me: A Stark Ever After Novella


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553394932
Category: Fiction
Page: 104
View: 3349
An emotionally charged eBook novella from New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner following the novels in her blockbuster Stark Trilogy—Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me, as well as her tie-in novella Take Me—Have Me continues the story of fan favorites Damien Stark and his new wife, Nikki Fairchild. Our wedding was everything I dreamed of, and now the honeymoon is a living fantasy. To be Mrs. Damien Stark is the ultimate rush—to know that our claim to each other is real, our fierce passion sealing our bond. My kiss is forever his, his touch is forever mine. We both harbor deep scars from our pasts, and we’ve done everything we can to lay our ghosts to rest. But there are still dreams that haunt me, and people that threaten to tear us apart. Our shared ecstasy makes me feel alive, and I’ll do anything to keep Damien close. He is my future, my hope, my every want and need. And once you’ve tasted that kind of obsession, nothing can make you give it up. Have Me is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “Sexy and exciting.”—Fresh Fiction, on Claim Me “[An] immensely satisfying series . . . The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers

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Take Me: A Stark Ever After Novella


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0804180423
Category: Fiction
Page: 92
View: 8615
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A fast-paced eBook novella from J. Kenner following The Stark Trilogy—the bestselling novels Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me—Take Me continues the story of Damien Stark and Nikki Fairchild, and introduces Evan Black, the enigmatic man at the center of J. Kenner’s Wanted. I’ve long dreamed of my fairy tale wedding, but it wasn’t until I met Damien Stark—who captured me with his kisses and undid me with his touch—that I began to believe it was my destiny. Though we both carry secrets and scars, our shared passion heals us, binding us together. We have surrendered to each other completely, and our mutual ecstasy is the brightest light in my life. But darkness still snakes through the cracks in our armor. Ghosts from our past have moved in, bringing fresh pain that cuts deep and threatens to destroy everything we hold dear. Damien is my anchor to this world, and I am his. But if we are going to keep each other, we have to fight the shadows of our pasts to move forward into our future. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from J. Kenner's Say My Name. Take Me is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “Sexy and exciting.”—Fresh Fiction, on Claim Me “[An] immensely satisfying series . . . The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers

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Say My Name

A Stark Novel
Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 055339519X
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
View: 5037
A couple begin a torrid love affair, despite secrets in their past that could threaten to tear them apart, in the first installment of a new erotic trilogy by the author of Most Wanted series. Original.

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Stark

Satirical Thriller
Author: Ben Elton
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407040901
Category: Fiction
Page: 496
View: 2529
Stark is a secret consortium with more money than God, and the social conscience of a dog on a croquet lawn. What's more, it knows the Earth is dying. Deep in Western Australia where the Aboriginals used to milk the trees, a planet-sized plot is taking shape. Some green freaks pick up the scent: a pommie poseur; a brain-fried Vietnam vet; Aboriginals who have lost their land...not much against a conspiracy that controls society. But EcoAction isn't in society: it just lives in the same place, along with the cockroaches. If you're facing the richest and most disgusting scheme in history, you have to do more than stick up two fingers and say 'peace'.

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Deepest Kiss

A Stark Ever After Novella
Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 1101968826
Category: Fiction
Page: 103
View: 5755
USA TODAY BESTSELLER • From J. Kenner comes a tantalizing ebook novella starring fan favorites Damien Stark and his wife, Nikki Fairchild. Deepest Kiss follows the couple from their island resort to their home in Los Angeles, and introduces Dallas Sykes, the seductive bad boy in the newest Stark International Novel, Dirtiest Secret—the first book in a new trilogy of the S.I.N. series. Includes a special preview of J. Kenner’s provocative new novel, Dirtiest Secret! My love for Damien Stark runs deep, and my need for his touch runs even deeper. He’s my shelter in this world, my light when everything seems dark, and all it takes is one kiss for my body to come alive. Yet no matter where we go, our secrets threaten to surface. Someone dangerous from my past is back to stir up trouble, and now it feels like there’s nowhere I can hide. I know Damien will always protect me, that our fierce desire will give us strength. In his arms I find safe harbor—and the sweetest release. Deepest Kiss is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “[A] sexy and exciting ride.”—Fresh Fiction, on Claim Me “[An] immensely satisfying series . . . The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers

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Lost With Me


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Martini & Olive
ISBN: 1940673844
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 8349
From New York Times and #1 International bestselling author J. Kenner comes a new full-length novel in the wildly popular Stark Saga that’s left millions of readers breathless. His touch takes my breath away. Our passion feeds my soul... My love for Damien fills me, and the intensity of our bond brings me to my knees. For him, there is no burden I wouldn’t bear, no decadent punishment to which I won’t submit. The dark days seemingly behind us, we have carved a life out of adversity, chiseling away pain to reveal strength and beauty. Now, all I want is to laugh with our children in the sunlight, then surrender myself to Damien’s embrace in the dark. But lingering secrets and hidden menace threaten our family. Now, Damien and I must forge a new strength from our shared passion and hope the fire between will burn away the darkness and protect everything we hold most dear. This sexy, emotionally charged romance continues the story of Damien Stark, the powerful billionaire who’s never had to take “no” for an answer, and his beloved wife Nikki Fairchild Stark. Be sure not to miss any part of this sensual, romantic saga: The Original Trilogy:Release MeClaim Me Complete Me The Continuing Saga:Anchor MeLost With Me The Novellas (shorter works that feature Nikki & Damien, and often introduce new characters in related series):Take MeHave MePlay My Game (introduces Jackson Steele from the novel, Say My Name)Seduce Me (can be read as a stand alone)Unwrap Me (It’s a Wonderful Life-themed Christmas novella)Deepest Kiss (includes Dallas Sykes from Dirtiest Secret and Wyatt Segal from Wicked Grind)Entice Me (precedes Anchor Me)Have Me (follows Anchor Me)Please Me (precedes Lost With Me)

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On My Knees


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553395211
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
View: 6885
"From New York Times and internationally bestselling author J. Kenner, the sequel in a new compelling, emotional erotic trilogy connected to her blockbuster Stark series (Release Me, Claim Me and Complete Me)"--

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Unwrap Me: A Stark Ever After Novella


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0425284549
Category: Fiction
Page: 87
View: 6250
From New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner comes an electrifying holiday eBook novella. In Unwrap Me, fan favorites Damien Stark and Nikki Fairchild get ready for Christmas—and this year they’re both on the very naughty list. Includes a special preview of Dirtiest Secret, the provocative first novel in J. Kenner’s highly anticipated new trilogy! Damien Stark is my greatest Christmas wish come true. Immensely powerful and devastatingly sexy, he can undo me with the slightest touch, and with just one glance, he can see straight into my soul. We both have dark secrets, twisted pieces of our pasts that only the other one understands. Though our fierce love and passion keeps me alive, sometimes I wonder what would’ve happened if Damien and I hadn’t met in exactly the way we did. How would my life have been different? Would another man have laid claim to my body and my heart? Or were Damien and I destined to be together no matter the cost? Unwrap Me is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “[A] sexy and exciting ride.”—Fresh Fiction, on Claim Me “[An] immensely satisfying series . . . The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers

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White Oleander


Author: Janet Fitch
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780759568174
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
View: 9985
Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brilliant, obsessed poet who wields her luminous beauty to intimidate and manipulate men. Astrid worships her mother and cherishes their private world full of ritual and mystery - but their idyll is shattered when Astrid's mother falls apart over a lover. Deranged by rejection, Ingrid murders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison. White Oleander is the unforgettable story of Astrid's journey through a series of foster homes and her efforts to find a place for herself in impossible circumstances. Each home is its own universe, with a new set of laws and lessons to be learned. With determination and humor, Astrid confronts the challenges of loneliness and poverty, and strives to learn who a motherless child in an indifferent world can become. Oprah Winfrey enjoyed this gripping first novel so much that she not only made it her book club pick, she asked if she could narrate the audio release.

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Tame Me

A Stark International Novella
Author: Julie Kenner
Publisher: Evil Eye Concepts Incorporated
ISBN: 9781940887036
Category: Fiction
Page: 114
View: 3079
Aspiring actress Jamie Archer is on the run from the screwed up life that she left behind in Los Angeles. And, most of all, from the first man who has the potential to break through her defenses to see the dark fears and secrets she hides. Stark International Security Chief Ryan Hunter knows only one thing for sure-- he wants Jamie. Wants to hold her, make love to her, possess her, and claim her. Wants to do whatever it takes to make her his. Now it's up to Ryan to find Jamie and convince her that she's running away from the best thing that ever happened to her... him.

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Play My Game: A Stark Ever After Novella


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553394940
Category: Fiction
Page: 90
View: 9983
For fans of Release Me comes an emotionally intense eBook novella from J. Kenner. Following fan favorites Damien Stark and his wife, Nikki Fairchild, Play My Game is the story of their first Valentine’s Day as newlyweds, and offers an alluring glimpse of Jackson Steele, the alpha male featured in Kenner’s Say My Name. I never imagined that anything could top our honeymoon, but life as Mrs. Damien Stark is sweeter than any fantasy. We are forever bound by our love and our desire. His touch is my greatest treasure—and is purely mine alone. Yet no matter where we go, the ghosts of our pasts follow. We can’t escape our secrets, or the people who desperately want to bring us down. Even on Valentine’s Day, neither of us is safe. I’ll do whatever it takes to protect Damien, to fulfill his every need. His kiss is my calling, his passion my truest bliss. The dangers we face, we now face together—and nothing can make me run. Play My Game is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “Hot, passionate, thrilling, and enticing! . . . I couldn’t put this book down.”—Divas Daily Book Blog, on Complete Me

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Stark After Dark

Take Me, Have Me, Play My Game, Seduce Me
Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0399594167
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
View: 3458
What happens after she says “yes”? Together in one riveting eBook, these four novellas—Take Me, Have Me, Play My Game, and Seduce Me—continue the story of billionaire Damien Stark and his fiancée, Nikki Fairchild, from J. Kenner’s Stark Trilogy, Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me, following the happy couple from their steamy engagement into wedded bliss. I’ve long dreamed of my fairy-tale wedding, but it wasn’t until I met Damien Stark—who captured me with his kisses and undid me with his touch—that I began to believe it was my destiny. Though we both carry secrets and scars, our shared passion heals us, binding us together. We have surrendered to each other completely, and our mutual ecstasy is the brightest light in my life. But darkness still snakes through the cracks in our armor. Ghosts from our past have moved in, bringing fresh pain that cuts deep and threatens to destroy everything we hold dear. Damien is my anchor to this world, and I am his. But if we are going to keep each other, we have to fight the shadows of our pasts to move forward into our future. Stark After Dark is intended for mature audiences. Praise for J. Kenner and The Stark Trilogy “Kenner may very well have cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.”—RT Book Reviews “J. Kenner has written a sensually seductive storyline that catches your imagination. . . . [Release Me] will suck you in from the very start.”—The Reading Cafe “[A] sexy and exciting ride.”—Fresh Fiction, on Claim Me “[An] immensely satisfying series . . . The roller coaster events of Complete Me give this novel a page-turning quality.”—Heroes and Heartbreakers

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Tempt Me: A Stark International Novella


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
ISBN: 1945920084
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 5285
Sometimes passion has a price … When sexy Stark Security Chief Ryan Hunter whisks his girlfriend Jamie Archer away for a passionate, romance-filled weekend so he can finally pop the question, he’s certain that the answer will be an enthusiastic yes. So when Jamie tries to avoid the conversation, hiding her fears of commitment and change under a blanket of wild sensuality and decadent playtime in bed, Ryan is more determined than ever to convince Jamie that they belong together. Knowing there’s no halfway with this woman, Ryan gives her an ultimatum – marry him or walk away. Now Jamie is forced to face her deepest insecurities or risk destroying the best thing in her life. And it will take all of her strength, and all of Ryan’s love, to keep her right where she belongs…

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Wicked Dirty


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Martini & Olive
ISBN: 1940673518
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 7849
From New York Times and #1 International bestselling author J. Kenner… Sometimes bad isn’t good enough… On the outside, Lyle Tarpin is a clean-cut Hollywood actor whose star is on the rise. Inside, he’s battling his own demons, shunning relationships and finding solace in the arms of a string of anonymous women paid very well for their discretion. But when he’s photographed in a compromising position by an over-eager reporter, the only way to save his career is to say that the woman he was with is his fiancée. And now Lyle has to play a very public game with the only woman who’s ever managed to get under his skin. Struggling waitress Sugar Laine agrees to spend one night with Lyle—but only because she’s desperate to save her family home. She never expects that a night of passion will turn into a pretend engagement … or that the heat between them will blossom into love. But sometimes love has a price. And now the only question is—can Lyle and Sugar afford to pay it? All Wicked novels stand alone For a limited time, enjoy a sneak peek of Royally Endowed! by New York Times bestselling author Emma Chase! Other books in the Wicked Nights (Stark World) series:Wicked GrindWicked Torture While the Wicked books stand alone, each are set in the sexy, high-powered world of Stark International. Visit www.jkenner.com to learn more!

Entice Me


Author: J. Kenner
Publisher: Martini & Olive
ISBN: 9781940673400
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 5379
From New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner comes a sensually seductive novella starring fan favorites Damien Stark and his wife, Nikki Fairchild. Includes a special preview of Anchor Me, the highly anticipated fourth full-length novel featuring Nikki & Damien as they begin the next chapter in their life together. I didn't understand passion until I met Damien, the man who turned my world upside down and swept me off my feet. And though our life together feels perfect, we can't escape our secrets--and the danger that continually threatens to surface. But for one night, I seek a respite. A birthday wish for my husband, my lover, my friend-one absolutely perfect night. It is my most ardent wish. And I only hope that it will come true...