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What have you resolved to do by the year 2000? Miranda Irving and Joseph Wallace have it all figured out. set up at the turn of the century by her great-great-grandmother, will expire. And that means the much-loved family farm will be sold. If he doesn't produce an heir soon, his father, who already hounds him unmercifully about family duty and responsibility will drive him to complete distraction. Obviously, the reasonable way for these two to proceed is to get married, fulfill their family obligations, then divorce. Simple? Yes. Until Miranda and Joe fall for each other so hard, reason is the last thing either one is capable of! With a baby on the way--due at Christmas--and New Year's Eve leading to the millennium, maybe they should forget about reason and concentrate on love!
Two men travel back nearly a twentieth century to a Canadian mining town. Will they avert disaster or be caught in it? Was there really ever a treasure and where is it now?
He's got lots of patients-but she's the one with patience to spare!Dr. Tony O'Connor, chief of staff at St. Joseph's Hospital in Vancouver, has a short fuse these days. His mother is driving him crazy. His father, whom he hasn't seen in thirty-two years, is coming to visit with the woman he loves, and the members of Tony's family are taking sides. Not only that, Tony has just injured his ankle and gotten himself laid up in St. Joe's.Kate Lewis, the hospital's patient representative, is an expert at coping. Maybe she can help Tony out.Except that soon Tony and Kate are facing even more problems. Like what to do about the volatile feelings between them...and how to stop putting their own needs last.
Setting: In and around St. Joseph's Hospital. Every marriage has its vital signs. Dr. Michael Forsythe and his wife, Polly, are coping badly after a devastating loss. He works all the time; she sleeps late and shops. Their marriage is flagging and they don't know how to revive it, until a fourteen-year-old patient of Michael's comes to live with them. This child forces them to make some tough choices-but her presence breathes new life into their dying marriage. Because of her, Michael and Polly rediscover the deep and abiding love they still share.
Bella Monroe woke up one morning to find her life dumped into the litter box. After sixteen years, her husband took the car and the family's savings--leaving Bella with a note, a failing business and two increasingly difficult teenagers. All Bella can do is channel her rage into. . . well, more productive things. When ex-cop-turned-Realtor Charlie Fredericks realizes Bella's renovating and selling her house, he offers to help her fix it up. But Bella's life needs a lot more than a quick fix-up. She needs a solution. And maybe Charlie is it. . . .
Welcome to Twin Oaks-the new B and B in Cooper's Corner. Some come for pleasure, others for passion-and one to set things straight... Check-in: Chance Maguire was reeling from the news. He'd just been informed he was the father of three-year-old twin girls...and they'd been kidnapped! Chance hadn't even known his ex-wife, Maureen Cooper, had been pregnant when they divorced. He was outraged, angry and confused. But concern for the daughters he'd never met had Chance rushing to Twin Oaks, Maureen's B and B. Checkout: Maureen, a former NYPD detective, was normally cool under pressure. But the kidnapper's warning not to tell anyone had Maureen terrified. How could she keep the kidnapping quiet in a small town like Cooper's Corner? She was desperate, close to breaking. And when Chance arrived, all Maureen wanted to do was throw herself into his strong, capable arms....
Jordan had tried to love and support her husbandEven after he'd cleaned out the apartment and sold many of their belongings for drug money. But when, as the doctor on call in the E.R., she'd been forced to treat Garry's overdose, it had nearly killed her, too. Knowing she couldn't survive much more, she left him and Vancouver behind. She hoped only to find peace as the new resident G.P. in the remote First Nations village of Ahousaht.She never expected to meet someone as gentle and nurturing as native healer Silas Keefer, a man who understands Jordan's need to escape her past. He'd done the same thing himself years earlier.Their love is unexpected and right, but can Jordan and Silas have a future if they cannot heal the past?
Emily Parker wasn't about to change herself for any man. Men often claimed she was just too damn strong and independent. Then Kevin Richardson made her reconsider her vow. The effect of his rugged sexuality came as no surprise. But what did surprise her was the sheer pleasure of being with a man who understood her and who wanted her as much as she wanted him. Kevin was proud of the killer instincts that had made his development firm a huge success. He had no qualms about posing as a tourist while sizing up the Parker's land. But he was thrown off track by the wild and beautiful Emily. Even if he passed on the deal, Emily might still never forgive him for his deception. Did he have the guts to risk it all?
Love waits somewhere in time, somewhere beyond the mystical boundaries of the ages. Here are four breathtaking and unforgettable journeys of the heart -a dazzling collection of timeless love stories by an accomplished quartet of your favorite romance authors. Prepare to be transported to places beyond dreams-as courageous lovers reach out across the generations to fulfill their passionate destinies . . . and to experience the power, the wonder, and the rapture of miraculous love.
IT WAS AS IF SHE WERE FROM ANOTHER PLANET.... Sameh Smith looked like an angel, but something about her bothered hard-bitten investigator Adam Hawkins. Hired to check into her past by a vindictive and jealous woman, he found she didn't seem to have one! Still, nothing about the endearingly clumsy Sameh seemed dangerous-except her effect on his heart. That shouldn't have been a problem. After all, Hawk was all but immune to beautiful women; he had worked for some of Hollywood's most glamorous stars. But Sameh had strange powers that couldn't be explained away by earthly logic. Even more bizarre was her ability to change his own life in the most unexpected ways....
Indian legend said that the spirit could overcome all obstacles, even time itself. But Dr. Paige Randolph doubted that anything could help her recover from the loss of her child and marriage--until a mysterious crop circle cast her back one hundred years. The gifted doctor had dedicated herself to bringing new life into the world, and not even the savage Canadian frontier would stop her. As headstrong as she was beautiful, she would fight against primitive practices and mystical medicine men, useless potions and strange herbs. But after a love she'd never expected changed her destiny, and the teachings of a mighty shaman opened her mind, Paige learned that, just as she could not deny the yearnings of her heart, neither could she ignore the powerful truth of the spirit world.
"Tell the sprout his old man's about to start on the adventure of a lifetime..."Some adventure. Roy Nolan was last seen more than thirty years ago heading into the Alaskan bush. His body was never recovered. And everything Alex knows about this man-his father-comes from an old police report and letters to his mother.Maybe if he'd known Roy, his life would've been different. Happier. Maybe if Alex can follow the man's soul-searching journey, he'll understand himself better. Be able to move beyond the tragedies in his past.Maybe he could even let himself take a chance with Ivy, the helicopter pilot who wants him to stay....
Harlequin's new 12-part Code Red series begins. Firefighter Shannon O'Shea can't figure out John, the newest member of her team. So Shannon decides the only way to find out the truth is to get closer to her sexy, enigmatic colleague and risk the heat of their attraction. Original.
Anne Stuart: The man who called himself Michael Dowd wasn't exactly what he seemed. Wherever Michael went, it seemed to Francey Neeley, danger followed. But she couldn't escape an attraction to him. He was trying to pry information from her on a terrorist group, a group that was trying to kill him-and her. Soon, Francey became swept into a world of death and deceit, and she couldn't stay away from Michael. Somehow they had won each other's hearts-a dangerous combination for both. Bobby Hutchinson: Billy and her mother-in-law, Amanda, were thrilled to win a trip to Hawaii. Both were sorely in need of some sunshine in their lives again. But a mix-up at the hotel forced them into close quarters with a group of vagabonds, and Billy met Cosmo Antonelli. The disguised detective discovered Billy was everything he'd dreamed of, but she was also vulnerable. Circumstances were drawing them inescapably together, but Cosmo knew he had to let her go.
EMERGENCY!Pulse: NormalTemperature: NormalHeart: Out of control!Pediatric nurse Hailey Bergstrom, a nurturing but plain woman, knows the score. For her there will be no romance, no marriage, no child of her own.And then a little boy badly in need of a warm, caring home appears on her ward, and social worker Roy Zedyck walks into her life.Suddenly Hailey's heart is out of control-with love for both the child and Roy.Gentle Roy, who feels as deeply for Hailey as she does for him.And then chooses to deal Hailey's hopeful heart a blow that will send her reeling...
with her wedding to Mr. Right only two weeks away, Hannah Gilmore had more on her mind than traveling to a ghost town. Yet there she was, driving her widowed mother, an incontinent poodle, and a bossy nurse through a torrential downpour. And just when Hannah thought the trip couldn't get any worse, she turned onto a road that led her back to the days of Canada's gold rush-and into the heated embrace of Mr. Wrong. Logan McGraw had every fault that Hannah hated in a man, and the modern-day beauty had no intention of falling in love with the frontier saloon owner. So why did her merest glance at the handsome stranger kindle a flame that threatened to burn out of control? Whatever the reason, after one scorching kiss, Hannah swore that nothing would stop her from sharing with Logan a passion that was far more precious than...
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