Welcome to Crimson Creek, TX.
Home of the Lone Star Mafia. The town got the name from the jagged volcanic rocks in the creek bed. When the light hits the water right, it looks downright bloody.
About the Series
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Belle Nunn is a desperate woman. Someone’s following her, watching her—to make even matters worse, she was fired six months ago and hasn’t been able to get a job since. Belle’s down to her last ten bucks has no idea how she’ll make the rent when she’s abducted by Dixon Wolf’s henchman. Belle’s estranged father, Emmett, borrowed money from the mafia for his latest get rich quick scheme and—big surprise—Emmett skipped town, leaving her holding the proverbial bag.
Dix is a loan shark and launders dirty mafia money. Since his wife died, he’s devoted all his time and energy to the organization—and being bad pays damn good. Belle hasn’t seen Emmett in years and she’d like to keep it that way.
The mob boss is taken with her and offers Belle a job, her empty wallet won’t allow her to refuse—mob mistress. When Belle’s life is in danger, Dix steps into the unlikely role of hero.
Can Dix save her? And can they have a relationship that isn’t based on sex and commerce?
Jane Hunter is in over her head.
Growing up on the Autism spectrum in a neurotypical world, Jane has always been an outsider, even in her own family. Her father, Jed Hunter, is a federal judge, and she’s never measured up to his high expectations. After law school, Jane joined a prestigious Dallas firm and built a stellar reputation. The moral quandaries never bothered her, as long as the cases were interesting…until Oscar Valentine.
After Valentine’s grand jury doesn’t indict him, Jane discovers his horrifying secret. To make matters worse, Oscar confesses his feelings for her. Jane’s would-be lover wants to take her breath away. Literally.
Jane only knows one man ruthless enough to protect her, Byron Beauregard. Beauregard is a notorious former hitman and a mob boss in the Dixie Mafia. Can one killer safeguard her from another?
The devil’s advocate.
The head of the infamous Beauregard family, Byron only cares about power and profit. While he hired Jane to protect his assets, he’s more interested in hers. Unfortunately, she rebuffs his advances. Now, Jane’s in need of his protection, so he’ll exploit the situation, and then move on.
Yet Jane intrigues him—she tells him the truth, no matter how harsh. He finds himself fascinated, possessive, and playing the hero, for once in his life. Byron wonders if he might become a better man with Jane at his side.
And together, they’ll stop a serial killer. Or die trying.