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About Margaret Madigan
Margaret grew up in the gray and rainy Willamette Valley of Oregon, but a twist of fate sent her and her family to the frozen tundra of North Dakota where she fell in love with the rugged landscape and bracing weather. Sustained by cupcakes, coffee, and cats, Margaret brings you sexy heroes, sassy heroines, and lots of heart-pounding action.
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Rylee Quick, pop princess and world-famous celebrity, already lives in a restrictive bubble. But when a stalker breaks into her house while she’s on tour and sprinkles rose petals on her bed, her father hires a bodyguard to shrink the bubble even more. She’s defensive and ready to give the muscle-bound hulk a hard time, but then Dash Fixx shows up. He’s more Captain America than Hulk and suddenly having a bodyguard doesn’t seem like such a bad idea.
Dash hits the ground running for a crash course in the music industry and celebrity life, at the same time stuffing his inconvenient attraction to Rylee in a box to deal with later. Then the stalker shows up again on the cruise ship where Rylee’s doing a special performance and kidnaps her, forcing Dash to stalk the stalker on the high seas in the middle of a hurricane, and face losing his one possible chance at true love.
Tropes: protection, bodyguard, forced proximity, rock star romance, SEAL military romance, kidnap and rescue, action & adventure.
Wiley “Coyote” Strickland is an ex-SEAL, but not by choice. A reckless motorcycle accident put an end to his career. Back home in Montana he’s completed rehab, but he’s full of self-loathing and has no direction. That’s when his VA therapist tells him about Everett Drummond and Brothers in Arms. Wiley’s skeptical, but Everett has a job for him right away, so he figures it’s worth a shot.
Agnes “Aggie” Dean is a hacker and cybersecurity expert. She’s hired to destroy a Russian cyber-terror cell, tracking it to the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana. Aggie’s a beast in cyberspace, but when her colleagues are kidnapped she discovers she’s out of her element in the real world. When she decides she needs help, the billionaire who hired her turns to Brothers in Arms.
Wiley and Aggie hit it off in a big—and inconvenient—way, but Aggie’s eager to rescue her colleagues, and Wiley wants to prove to himself he still has value. The terrorists make an attempt on Aggie’s life, but Wiley saves her and takes her to his place to ride out an impending blizzard. Things heat up fast, despite the frigid weather outside. Once the storm blows itself out, the two have united into a formidable team determined to chase the terrorists from the industrial district into the mountains, and bring them down for good.
Tropes: Protection, bodyguard, snowed in, only one bed, forced proximity, rescue, broken hero, sassy heroine, action & adventure.
*previously published in a different version with Twisted Page Press.
When Vlad Golakov is sent to New Orleans on a protection detail, he plans to get the job done quickly, then enjoy the Big Easy. He doesn’t expect to fall for a woman-turned-wolf or teach the pack’s alpha that when you play with fire, you’re bound to get burned.
Miles Collins manages a silver mine in Virginia City. He’s one of the most eligible men in town but has a reputation for being gruff and distant. He’s a sworn bachelor until he bumps into Ruby Jackson on the sidewalk, and suddenly marriage doesn’t look so bad.
As Miles courts Ruby, she faces a dilemma; tell Miles about Ray and risk losing him, or make Ray disappear and hope Miles never finds out. Before she can decide, they’re called to the Montana Territory to help an old friend survey a new mine property, and along the way Miles discovers Ruby’s secret. Miles is betrayed by Ruby’s lies, and Ruby is hurt by Miles’ thoughtless rejection. Can they reconcile their differences and find the love they both desire more than anything?
***This is a spicy historical western romance.
Emmett Wilder served as a Civil War battlefield surgeon. After the war he dosed himself with plenty of alcohol to forget the blood and violence. Unfortunately, drunk doctors make mistakes, and Emmett's no exception, so now he travels the country selling homemade medicinal tonics and trying to outrun his demons. Keeping to himself he can’t hurt anyone else and he likes it that way.
But Emmett owes a favor to Lydia’s brother, Randall, who decides it’s time to collect. After their mother dies, Randall sends Emmett to Nevada to find Lydia and bring her home to Nebraska. Along the way Lydia and Emmett tangle with train robbers, natives, and an accidental marriage only to find that Randall is the worst enemy of all.
As Lydia journeys across the country with Emmett, she’s forced to face her worst fears and deepest desires, discovering along the way that her real strength comes from Depending on the Doctor.
***This is a spicy historical western romance.
Buck’s family is ecstatic to meet Melinda, and they welcome her and Colleen for a cozy family Christmas. It’s the perfect family holiday with cookies, games, twinkling lights, specials gifts, fabulous food, and great company—there’s even some spicy scandal as everyone finds Colleen wearing Landon’s robe while the two share coffee in the kitchen early on Christmas morning!
Kindergarten teacher Cassie Blackwell has only ever had eyes for Colton. When her mother Gwen married into the Caine family, Colton and all his brothers became her family—and off limits. All the men she’s dated since have paled by comparison. When Colton confesses his longstanding feelings at her annual birthday party, she’s both stunned and thrilled.
Cassie’s most recent ex—a fight promoter—shows up at the party and threatens Colton in a very public way, then turns up dead hours later in the family’s house. Days after that, Colton’s manager is murdered, and suddenly Colton’s the main suspect in both murders. As they explore their budding romance, they’re forced to navigate a cranky homicide detective, threats from the dead ex’s business partner, and surviving the final week of the school year, all while trying to solve the murders before becoming the next victims.
Tropes: mystery romance, stepsister, stepbrother, friends to lovers, second chance
Bishop Caine is a bear shifter. A loner in a world of clans, feuds, and territories, he lives in a cabin in the Pineywoods and keeps to himself. Abandoned by his mother at a young age, he grew up with a father who hated what he was. His only real clan is his five brothers.
When a beautiful woman wanders into his territory and is threatened by another bear shifter, Bishop steps in to save her, triggering a confrontation with a neighboring clan. His intention is to protect her, but she awakens something in his lonely heart. For Vanessa, the shifter world echoes the stories her shaman grandmother has told her, and that Vanessa always rejected as myth. Those myths become far too real when she finds herself trapped by shifter law and forced to choose between two bears. She picks Bishop, but having won one battle, the stakes increase when Bishop and Vanessa are sent on a mission as part of their judgment. If they refuse, Bishop faces imprisonment—or worse—execution, and Vanessa will be handed over to the hillbilly bear eager to get his hands on her.
Tropes: shifter romance, indigenous heroine, forced proximity, fake relationship, pretend marriage
They are the soldiers, the protectors, and the guardians; the zombie hunters, the assassins, and the secret, winged watchers who wage unseen wars.
In this collection of twenty-four warrior tales, join these courageous souls as they fight for freedom, for honor, for the weak, and perhaps most of all, for love.
Featuring the works of J. S. Bailey, E.D.E. Bell, Amber E. Box, E. P. Brown, Holly & Jared Brown, Isabel Brown, LaDonna Cole, S. R. Karfelt, Kelsey Keating, D. M. Kilgore, Margaret Madigan, Ryan T. Nuhfer, Catherine Jones Payne, Kirstin Pulioff, Elle K. White, and Lexy Wolfe.
Elena Mitchell—senator’s daughter and undercover CIA agent—is stunned when her secret teenage crush shows up at her father’s fundraising party. She gets over the surprise fast, though, and takes advantage of the situation—and him—as a chance to scratch that long-standing itch.
When Elena is kidnapped from the party by a Colombian drug lord set on revenge against her father, Damian and his SEAL team are assigned rescue duty. He’s determined to save her, despite her exasperating need to save herself. But the mission goes bad and Damian and Elena are forced to hide in the jungles of Colombia to await rescue.
Just when they think they’ll get out alive, all hell breaks loose and both their lives hang in the balance. When Elena’s recaptured and tortured, she realizes for the first time ever she may not be able to save herself. She faces her mortality believing Damian is dead and wishes they could have made a future together. But it takes more than a couple of bullets to kill a cocky SEAL like Damian, and he's hell bent on saving the woman who stole his heart.
Tropes: romantic suspense, military romance, jungle rescue, second chance, 4th of July holiday
When Xander Caine administers a little biker justice to a wife-beating scumbag from the rival Ravagers, he and his fellow Huntsmen walk a fine line between keeping the peace and breaking a long-standing truce.
Gracie Buckner is the daughter of the Ravagers’ president, but she left the biker life a long time ago for college and a career as a photographer. When her sister’s husband beats her yet again, Gracie hires the Huntsmen for due process—the biker way.
Showing up at the Huntsmen’s tavern to confirm the job’s been done turns into an episode of hot—anonymous—sex when Gracie runs into the irresistible and Xander. Horrified, Gracie bolts, only to run into him again—leading to more anonymous sex—at a local bike rally. The bigger problem is the instant—and deeper—connection that haunts them both. Once they finally reveal their identities, their fates are sealed.
The Huntsmen-Ravagers feud is the stuff of legends, and finally reaches a tipping point when the rivals learn of Xander and Gracie’s relationship, leading to an epic battle in the middle of the rally. When the dust settles the landscape of both clubs looks vastly different, but Xander and Gracie are determined to stand together in peace and celebrate their star-crossed passion.
Tropes: mc romance, biker romance, enemies to lovers, Romeo and Juliet retelling
Activist Lily Dixon spends her life feeding the hungry and helping those in need. She doesn’t have time for love, so she’s always settled for safe and boring men. When her best friend suggests she have a fling with the first hot man she sees, Lily brushes her off. Until she sees Jaxon.
Jaxon's peaceful retreat is short-lived when Lily, the estate manager, challenges his resolve. Rather than fangirling over him, she treats him like a real person, and they make a deal--she’ll teach him about the world outside the celebrity bubble, and he’ll show her how to loosen up and enjoy life. But when Jaxon’s muse shows up again out of the blue, he has to make a choice: return to the life of a rock star, or make a new home with the woman he loves.
Tropes: rock star, forced proximity, enemies to lovers, secret baby, missing muse