Love never goes by the book? VELVET TOUCH Lacey Seldon is determined to cut loose from her librarian past. An island paradise in Puget Sound seems the perfect place to find liberation?until she meets Holt Randolph. He's unlike any man she's ever met, with a touch that makes her hunger for more. But offering him her heart might be more than she can bear. Will it bring her to her knees?or into his arms? RENAISSANCE MAN Rare-book dealer Alina Corey chooses to live like the heroine of her favorite Renaissance book, presiding over a court of glittering literati, and keeping a witty distance from love. But her perspective shifts when Jared Troy, a combative history scholar, suddenly challenges her to a passion that's larger-than-life. His powers of persuasion are formidable?and his talents incredible. When he turns his seductive charm on Alina, her careful plans don't stand a chance.