Nell Ruthven thought she'd missed her chance to be a mom when, at age nineteen, she was forced to give up her baby for adoption. Now Nell's discovered she has a tiny grandson in need of care. And her teenage sweetheart, cattleman Jacob Tucker, is in town. . . . At thirty-nine, this couple never thought they'd be parents, let alone grandparents! They never even thought they'd see each other again. But taking care of baby Sam gives them a second chance--maybe even a second chance to fall in love. . . .
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Dear Ask Auntie, The loneliness of the Outback is driving me crazy. I'm two hundred kilometers from the nearest nightclub, and it's so hard to meet guys. The few dates I've had have been spectacularly forgettable, but now I've met a wonderfully warm, funny and clever man over the Internet and I'm in love. I want to dash off to the city to meet him, but all my life I've been accused of being too hasty and impulsive, so I'm seeking guidance. What do you advise? Marooned in Mirrabrook Annie McKinnon's agony aunt says, "Go for it!" Find out what happens when she does...
Sally Finch has come to Sydney for a fresh start--not to flirt with her new boss, brooding Logan Black, no matter how tempting. . . . Logan is trying to ignore the fun and laughter Sally brings to the office. Yet when he's roped into attending a charity ball, it's bubbly Sally who helps him brush up on his dance steps! She's waltzed into his life, and Logan knows he should walk away but he can't. It takes two to tango--who will make the first move?
Maddy Delancy needed a man who'd pretend to be her boyfriend, and borrowing the gorgeous bachelor next door seemed the perfect solution. She wasn't looking for romance, while sexy Australian Rick Lawson was a highflier-married to his job and determined to stay single... Yet Rick played the part of attentive lover so convincingly that even Maddy's mind turned toward marriage. Then Maddy was asked to provide the flowers for a wedding at his family's beautiful Outback homestead. Had the ultimate bachelor decided to take a bride?
A secret baby... When Sydney girl Stella Lassiter discovers that she's pregnant, she travels to the Outback seeking her ex-boyfriend for help, only to bump into the one man she's hoping to avoid-Callum Roper. ...a whirlwind wedding! A year ago Callum had been drawn to Stella at a party, but quickly realized she was off-limits. Now, however, he is determined to make her unborn baby part of his family. And marriage seems the perfect solution...
How to be the Perfect Bridesmaid: a) Smile and pretend to love your horrible dress. b) Be patient as your best friend turns into Bridezilla. c) Do not fall for the groom! Thrilled to be Bella's bridesmaid, Zoe throws herself into her duties. But meeting the groom himself, stop-and-stare-sexy Kent Rigby, ruins everything.... What happens when you find the man of your dreams and he belongs to someone else?
Getting noticed by the gorgeous best man is every bridesmaid's dream. Especially if he's her old crush. Lucy McKenty knows she should be wary of Will Carruthers. All she wants is to finally settle down and have a family--and that's a far cry from this globe-trotting wanderer's life plan. . . . Caught up in the swirl of confetti and romance, Lucy finds herself in Will's arms. Discovering she's pregnant thrills her--but is Will going to stay to meet his baby?
Sundown in the Outback As the shadows grow long and the sun melts behind the hills, it's just another day for cattleman Mark Winchester. But nothing has been the same since he was best man at a wedding in London six weeks ago and met bridesmaid Sophie Felsham. . . . A rainy morning in London On the other side of the world, city-girl Sophie is about to make the most difficult phone call of her life. The one beautiful night she shared with rugged Mark has resulted in pregnancy--and now it's time to tell Mark that he's going to be the father of her child. . . .
Deep in the Outback, nestled in Star Valley, lies Southern Cross Ranch, home to the McKinnon family... A hot and dusty cattle station is the last place Charity Denham thought she'd end up searching for her missing brother-but she won't leave until she discovers where he is... Kane McKinnon lives and breathes the Outback. When Charity lands on his doorstep with her cute English accent, she simply blows him away! But Kane's keeping a secret, one that Charity is dangerously close to discovering...
Reece Weston had never held a baby until the night he saved pregnant Jess Cassidy during a raging storm and delivered her tiny daughterSingle mom Jess has never forgotten her rescuer. So, when her baby is a few months old, she seizes the chance to repay the favor.Cattleman Reece is usually content with the silence of the Outback-shutting out emotions, distractions. But with the woman who's been haunting his dreams in his homestead, and her adorable daughter uttering Da as her first word, his resolve starts to crumble....
He's discovered he's a father... Happy with his life as a wealthy bachelor, Hugh Strickland is stunned to discover he has a daughter! And-although he wants to bring his daughter, Ivy, home-he's absolutely terrified. Hugh hardly knows Jo Berry, but he pleads with her to help him become the father that his motherless child deserves... Now he needs to find the courage to be a family... Now, as father and daughter become even closer, Jo realizes that she'll soon no longer be needed. But surely the ideal solution would be if they could give each other the perfect Christmas gift: a family...
Snowbound Reunion by Barbara McMahon: Cath Morgan knows she was right to spend Christmas alone, far away from the city and her husband, Jake. For six years, Cath has dreamed of more from her marriage-a husband who isn't off globe-trotting, and a home ringing with children's laughter. But Jake isn't about to let his wife go so easily. He has one Christmas to prove how much he loves her...and share the secrets that have kept him away. Christmas Gift: A Family by Barbara Hannay: Happy with his life as a wealthy bachelor, Hugh Strickland is stunned to discover he has a daughter! He wants to bring her home, but he's absolutely terrified. So Hugh pleads with Jo Berry to help him. While Jo is happy to see the father and daughter get closer, she realizes that soon she'll no longer be needed. But surely the ideal solution would be to give each other the perfect Christmas gift-a family.
Erin has agreed to take her little boy to the Outback to meet his father-her ex-husband- whom she hasn't seen for five years. Seeing Luke again, Erin's not sure how she's supposed to act around the man she once loved so deeply. The memories of their marriage come flooding back...the happy times, and the reasons that tore them apart. But now Luke is determined she stay. Can Erin find the courage to give their marriage a second chance-and let them become a family again?
All rugged cattle-station owner Daniel Renton wants is to build a relationship with his motherless daughter. The demons of his past drive him, but when newcomer Lily Halliday comes breezing into town, she's like a breath of fresh air. As he and Lily get to know each other it's clear a bond is forming, but Daniel guards his heart closely. Lily needs to convince Daniel to trust her-because a life with him will be worth the wait...
After agreeing to be a surrogate mother for her best friends, Mattie Carey can't wait to give them the biggest gift of all. She's put aside her dreams of finding Mr. Right and has set her mind on her new role. Moving to Sydney, the last person Mattie expects to meet is her perfect man. Jake Devlin, her temporary flatmate, is cheeky, charming, intriguing. . . But it's so not the right time for Mattie to fall in love. . . .
Betrayed by her boyfriend, Emily Silver rushes to the refuge of her cousin's apartment. Only, he's away, and she's greeted by his friend Jude Marlowe.Crime writer Jude is as mysterious as the novels he writes...and Emily can't help but be intrigued. For, beneath his remoteness, lies a man whose eyes reveal a world of pain.Jude has a secret. And the more he falls for Emily, the more he knows he shouldn't. For he may not be able to offer Emily the lifetime together they both deserve....
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Like the rest of the staff at Kanga Tours, Alice Madigan is nervous about meeting her new boss-but when he walks through the door it's worse than she ever could have imagined! Alice had shared one very special night with him-but now they have to play it strictly business!How long can they pretend nothing has happened? Especially now that Alice has discovered she's going to be having her boss's babies....
When Kate Brodie inherits half a run-down cattle station, she doesn't expect to have a sexy cattleman boss to contend with!Noah Carmody doesn't need a city girl like Kate trying her pretty hand at Outback life, but he's a single dad now, and Kate's the only person within a hundred miles who'll help him restore Radnor to its former glory. So he'll grudgingly show her the ropes.... As they toil together under the Outback sun, romance should be the last thing on their minds...shouldn't it?
When Mary Cameron left Australia she was carrying a secret with her-a secret that she has kept to herself for years. But now she's forced to confront the choices she's made. Tom Pirelli is back. Now it's Mary's chance to tell Tom the real reason why she left him...and that he's the father of her child... Mary has to make an earth-shattering decision-one that could change her life, and Tom's, forever!
HUSBANDS OF THE OUTBACKThey're tough, passionate-and about to be tamed!Genni's Dilemma by MARGARET WAYGenevieve has loved cattleman Blaine Courtland since childhood, but he's only ever seemed to see her as a pretty social butterfly. A passion-filled kiss alters everything-just as Blaine is about to walk her down the aisle into the arms of another man!Charlotte's Choice by BARBARA HANNAYWhen Charlotte starts work on Matt Lockhart's Outback cattle station, she doesn't expect to meet her future husband! Her parents have already lined up a suitable marriage, but Charlie falls for Matt-hard! Now she has to choose between love and duty....
In the heart of a womanThe image of Byrne Drummond has burned in Fiona's mind ever since she first saw him in Gundawarra. A stoic, broad-shouldered cattleman stricken by the wreckage her brother had wrought. . . . In the heart of a manByrne has every reason to hate Fiona McLaren. Her reckless brother destroyed his family. But Fiona's touch is the first to stir him in years. He wants to stay away, but she draws him like a moth to a flame. . . who will get burned?
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