Amethyst Available Now– promotes calmness and given to the oldest, Sommer. In this book Sommer, a newspaper reporter, must tackle her disconnected side in order to have the career she always wanted. Little does she know that in order to do that, she first has to tackle the problem of Nick Daultry, a New York police officer who has come to New Jersey as part of a Homeland Security initiative that allows rural police officers to train in the city while the city officer trains in a rural setting to more fully understand the issues of rural life. While cops and reporters are natural enemies, Sommer and Nick find out that they can’t solve the problem of local home invasions without each other; she has the local knowledge, he has the resources. And along the way, they also discover that they need to solve the problem of their growing attraction and admit that they just might be made for each other.
Sapphire Available Now – promotes harmony and loyalty – given to Trent. Trent is unhappy enough that Sommer has fallen under his mother’s spell and is marrying Nick, but now he also has to be in the wedding party along with his sister, Ali. Ali and Trent vow not to let the same thing happen to them, but he doesn’t count on meeting Vicky Talbot, Trent’s partner on the New York police force. Vicky is a streetwise cop, toughened from years on the beat. She is so sure that no guy is going to want a hardened police officer for a wife. She has set aside any plans she might have had for a family and is focusing on moving up the ranks. Vicky and Trent start out as rivals, each ready to one-up the other at every turn and sparks fly; competitive sparks and passionate sparks. When Vicky goes back to New York, Trent admits that she just might be the one he’s been looking for. He volunteers for the next “Cop Swap” and ends up on her turf determined to prove to her that not only can a tough lady cop be an asset, but she can also be a wife.
Citrine Coming August 2010- cools excess anger – given to Ali. The last one left, Ali is determined not to let Grandmother’s ring get her. But first she has to go to her new nephew’s baptism and face the whole family, including Trent and his new fiancée, Vicky. No way is she going to be in that wedding. One was enough. As everyone coos over the baby, Ali pastes on her best face and accepts the teasing of her brother and sister about the last hold-out. When she retreats to the backyard to escape them, she finds another deserter, Jake Chambers, Nick’s cousin. Jake, a Marine, is on leave and is staying with Nick and Sommer until he returns to his division. Ali, a self-proclaimed peace activist like her mother and Jake, a red-white-and-blue soldier, clash in a contest of wills that ends culminates in a passionate kiss by the rose bushes. Shaken by her sudden reaction to Jake, Ali leaves. Later that day she finds Jake waiting outside her apartment to apologize. For the rest of his leave, each tries to get the other to see the other side of war and peace as the attraction between them becomes enough to melt any cold war. After Jake returns to his unit, Ali discovers he’s taken her heart along with him. Can the peace activist and the solider find some neutral territory in order to follow their hearts or will Ali and Jake just have to settle for some combat wounds that may never heal?