Holding Out For A Hero
SEALs, Soldiers, Spies, Cops, FBI Agents and Rangers
Dangerous Dozen Romance Writers, LLC
Contemporary Romance: Anthology
December 21, 2015
Available in: e-Book
Every girl wants a hero, a knight in shining armor who comes to her rescue. Here are 8 HOT stories from New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors making every girl's wish come true.
Sexy romance and breathless suspense. Intrigue and dangerous kisses. Holding out for love has its rewards! From SEALs to cops to spies, here are special men who know how to protect their women---and how to love them.
EMBRACE THE NIGHT by Caridad Pineiro
For the last two years, Army vet Zack Taylor has been rebuilding his life and finding out that being a loner is no fun. Especially not when he's caught the eye of sexy Samantha Whittaker whose gaze is filled with passion, laughter, and the shadows of pain.
NASHVILLE SEAL by Sharon Hamilton
Nashville up-and-coming star Jameson Daniels has all the women and fame he can handle, covering up a secret past. A chance encounter with members of SEAL Team 3 changes the trajectory of his life, and his willingness to confront his past. Lizzie Reeder has a secret she's hidden from the one man in the world who should know. Would telling him be an act of love, or an act of desperation?
BIG BAD WOLF by Gennita Low
On the run from shadowy enemies, a secret agent finds sunlight and love while working undercover for a female roofer.
IMPOSTER by Karen Fenech
Chemist Dr. Eve Collins, wrongly accused by the CIA of developing a chemical weapon, learns someone has set her up as a scapegoat. That "someone" wants her dead. To save her life, she must join forces with CIA Operative John Burke---the man who doesn't believe her claim of innocence and the man she's falling in love with.
THERE'S A NEW WITCH IN TOWN by Tawny Weber
Her magic, his town, their love... is it enough? Or will a witch just regaining her powers have to choose between saving a cursed town, or giving up everything she's come to care about?
QUEEN OF HEARTS by Lisa Hughey
Former SEAL Ric Santana is in Las Vegas for his friend's wedding and some much needed R & R. But the vacation turns awkward when he discovers his smoking hot one night stand is actually his pal's stepmother.
IN TOO DEEP by Opal Carew
Angel has been deep undercover in the mob for far too long. Four years ago, she was forced to betray the only man she ever loved. He barely got away with his life, and now he hates her. Too bad they've been partnered to work together. As man and wife.
BLACKOUT by Denise A. Agnew
Brooding ex-marine Neal Griffin's mysterious past is in the shadows. Yet when the world goes to hell, he realizes he'd do anything to protect Cassie, even if it means exposing the very things that could make her hate him.
Caridad Piñeiro is a multi-published and award-winning author whose love of the written word developed when her fifth grade teacher assigned a project to write a book that would be placed in a class lending library. She has been hooked on writing ever since.
From the start, Caridad's novels have received acclaim and have helped redefine the landscape of modern romance novels. In 1999, Caridad was published by Kensington as part of Encanto, the first line of bilingual Latino romance novels. In 2000, Caridad was one of the first Latino authors featured at the launch of BookExpo America's Spanish Pavillion. In December 2006, Caridad helped Silhouette launch its successful Nocturne paranormal line with DEATH CALLS, one of the novels in the award-winning THE CALLING Vampire series. In addition, Caridad has appeared at BookExpo America on numerous occasions and has captained both the multicultural and vampire genre panels at the RT BookClub Conventions.
Caridad's CHICAS novels, including her seventeenth release, SOUTH BEACH CHICAS CATCH THEIR MAN from Simon & Schuster's Downtown Press, have garnered praise from both fellow authors and reviewers and are helping to make Latina fiction a vital part of the publishing mainstream.
In recognition of her work, Caridad has received various awards and honors. In 2007, a year marked by the debut of six novels from Harlequin and Pocket Books, Caridad received the Golden Apple Award Author of the Year Award from the New York City Chapter of the Romance Writers of America. Other honors that Caridad has received include the selection of DANGER CALLS and DEATH CALLS as the Top Fantasy Books of 2005 and 2006 by CATALINA magazine, the Cataromance Reviewers Choice Award for Best Nocturne in 2006 and the New Jersey Romance Writers Golden Leaf award in 2001 for Best Short Contemporary. Her other titles have received a number of nominations, such as the Harlequin Readers Choice Awards and RIO Reviewers Choice Awards. Both DANGER CALLS and SEX AND THE SOUTH BEACH CHICAS have been book club selections.
Caridad's eighteenth novel, MOON FEVER, a paranormal anthology with Maggie Shayne, Susan Sizemore and Lori Handeland, debuted in late September 2007 as #32 on the New York Times Extended Bestseller list and #123 on the USA TODAY Bestseller List. HOLIDAY WITH A VAMPIRE, a paranormal anthology with Maureen Child, made the BookScan Top 100 Adult Fiction list.
Caridad has appeared on Romance Novel Television, Fox Television's Good Day New York Early Edition , New Jersey News' Jersey's Talking with Lee Leonard and WGN-TV's Adelante Chicago. Articles featuring Caridad's works have appeared in the New York Daily News, Catalina, RT BookClub, Star Ledger, Home Tribune News, Sun Sentinel, Variety Yahoo! Online News, Latina and the Waterbury Republican-American.
When not writing, Caridad teaches workshops on various topics related to writing and heads a writing group. Caridad is also an attorney, wife and mother.
Also about the Author: Caridad was born in Havana, Cuba, and settled in the New York Metropolitan area. She attended Villanova University on a Presidential Scholarship and graduated magna cum laude. Caridad earned her juris doctor from St. John's University and became the first female partner of Abelman, Frayne & Schwab, an intellectual property firm in midtown Manhattan.