Pregnant, homeless, and alone, China Brown is a survivor. But when she becomes the accidental witness to a murder, the killer shoots her in cold blood. She recovers—but loses the baby.Hard-bitten police officer Ben English is on the case, chasing the high and mighty of Dallas society, media, and politics. The murder victim had just snapped the photo of a lifetime. Inexplicably taken with China from the first moment he sees her, Ben vows to protect her as they track down the merciless killer. But can China place her trust in Ben?Butterfly is a heart-breaking, emotional, and in the end liberating story of murder, romance, and rebirth.
Two families. One secret.Separated by a river and twenty years of lies.
Five minutes changed Poppy Sadler's life forever. Tick. The hospital called. Her mother's battle with cancer was finally over. Tock. The police showed up at her door. Her father's body has just been pulled from the River. Tick. Murdered. Tick, Tock. Five minutes and a secret is coming undone.
Across the river, Justin Caulfield's vast fortune can buy him anything but more time. Tick. A deadly disease is stealing his daughter's life. He needs a miracle. Tock. The person he never doubted names the price he never knew he owed. A price more than one man can pay. Tick. Betrayed. Tick, Tock. Twenty years of lies may cost him his very soul.
Evil comes in all shapes and sizes, but seems more deadly when hidden in physical beauty.
Anson Poe hides behind a handsome face as he wreaks havoc upon those around him. Nothing touches his heart but power and greed; not the woman he married, or the four children they share.
Brendan Poe shares his father's stunning looks while trying to live down the shame. He does everything he can to stay out of Anson's world of crime until one hot Louisiana summer when he can no longer look away...
When the women who matter most in Brendan's world become pawns in Anson's need for revenge, he strikes back with a blinding rage, leaving Anson with the options of fight or flight.
Will he run, or will he stay.Will he live to lie another day?