IF YOU DESIRE
Cole steams up the pages and keeps you coming back for more of her marvelous characters and wild adventures. This time she works her magic in the second installment of the MacCarrick trilogy, centering on three brothers who live dangerous lives as they struggle to break an ancient curse. It's impossible to resist these heroes and their stories. Savor every moment of another passionate tale from a queen of adventure romance.
An assassin for the Crown, Hugh MacCarrick is used to danger, and with a curse over his head he can be reckless, since he believes he has nothing to lose. But when his superior requests Hugh guard his daughter, Jane Weyland, Hugh is in danger of losing his heart, again. He's loved Jane for years but considers her unattainable and fears that if he lets himself love her, she will be the one in danger from the curse.
But Jane isn't going to let Hugh slip through her fingers again. Even with a death threat hanging over her head she sets out to seduce Hugh and help him break the curse. (Pocket, May, 384 pp., $6.99)