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Blessing in Disguise by Marie Ferrarella: Normally a sophisticated, intelligent man, when it came to taking care of a little boy, Marcus Sullivan was all thumbs! But when he met his new partner, feisty Annie de Witt, all that would change. Because with Annie giving him a crash course in fatherhood. . . could husband lessons be far behind?
The Bachelor Next Door...Single mom Lark St. Clair was starting a new life for herself and her daughter, Molly. Her gruff new neighbor, Cole Richardson, presented a surprising twist in her plan. For it seemed mischievous Molly was sticking to Cole like glue. And everywhere that Molly went...trouble was sure to follow.Meets Molly and Her Pretty MomCole was a confirmed bachelor and for good reasons. But the more the handsome loner claimed he didn't need the girls next door, the more he realized he was lying to himself. For how could any man with a heart ignore a little darlin' like Molly, and how long could he resist a woman as desirable as Lark?
After a tornado rips through her town, store owner Abigail comes across a piece of fabric from a wedding dress among the devastation. Abigail is moved to start collecting other swatches of fabric she finds - her neighbor's kitchen curtains, a man's necktie, a dog's bed - which she stashes in shopping bags. As she pursues her seemingly absurd quest, horrible realities spark the question, "What kind of a God would allow such tragedy?" As she struggles to reconcile her right to happiness amidst the destruction, Abigail begins piecing together a patchwork quilt from the salvaged fabric in hopes it will bring some peace. But a new relationship with Justin, a contractor, may require too much of her fragile heart. Will her pain and questions of faith give way to the courage to love?
[From the back cover] Legend has it that the famous Colton family sapphires shine brilliantly on only the women who are meant to be Colton brides. ... Meet three powerful and sexy Colton men who face the challenge of finding the right women-the brides of their hearts!
'Of all the horse-drawn carriages in all of Texas, why did Carolina Brubaker have to jump into his? Hunt Crenshaw's summer wa ruined when the feisty filly demanded he follow her runaway ex-boyfriend...leaving a trail of broken shrubbery and outraged townspeople in their wake.Now Hunt was stuck doing community service-with the spoiled heiress at his side! Spending every waking moment in her presence, however, soon had Hunt discovering another side to the adorable, "exasperating hellion. Maybe he should try taming Carolina? It would be mighty exhausting-but oh, how sweet the effort!
THE BRUBAKER BRIDES This wealthy Texas family needs a few good women to lasso their brood of bad boys. "My wife is nine months pregnant?"--Mac Brubaker It was a fairy tale come true for shy kitchen maid Ella McCloskey. For when millionaire rancher Mac Brubaker whisked her away for a secret wedding and secluded honeymoon, she thought she'd found her prince. But circumstances soon had Ella heading for the Texas hills, and not even stopping to pick up her glass slipper. The Cinderella bride thought she'd put all her dreams of happily ever after behind her. Until Mac showed up...just as she was about to give birth to his secret baby!
Beloved authors Judy Christenberry, Linda Turner and Carolyn Zane present three brand-new stories about the powerful reunion of the Colton dynasty at a Christmas Eve wedding in Washington, D. C. , where romance, family secrets and a sinister plot unfold!Army major Billy Colton falls for a beautiful-and uninvited-guest. But before he can convince her that he's a settle-down kind of guy, he must save her from masked intruders!SWAT team leader Kurt Hoffman is fatefully reunited with his ex-wife during the hostage crisis inside the Colton mansion. Will they learn to forgive and let their explosive attraction fully ignite?Multimillionaire Ian Rafferty saves the life of maid of honor Juliet Cosgrove but is later wounded. When his fierce pride takes a tumble, Juliet decides to show him that he's her man, In every way.
Every Quilt Has a Story Featuring tales of love and loss, hope and faith, tradition and new beginnings, the latest Quilts of Love books will delight fiction fans, crafters and quilters, and anyone who loves a good story. Enjoy FREE chapters from eleven titles from popular and bestselling authors Vannetta Chapman, Sandie Bricker, Carla Olsen Gade, Bonnie S. Calhoun, S. Dionne Moore, Angela Breidenbach, Christa Allan, Loree Lough, Jennifer Hudson Taylor, and Jennifer AlLee. Like what you read? The full copy of each of these books is just a click away. This sampler features chapters from... The Christmas Quilt Raw Edges Pattern for Romance Pieces of the Heart A Heartbeat Away A Healing Heart Threads of Hope For Love of Eli Path of Freedom A Wild Goose Chase Christmas Beyond the Storm
Georgia couldn't believe it! She'd been guilted into escorting her childhood neighbor around %ie town's big reunion. Yes, Carter was now grown up, but to Georgia, he'd always be nerdy Cootie Biggles. Yet when Georgia was threatened, who should swoop to her rescue but Cootie, unexpectedly transformed into a super secret agent, man of a thousand gadgets and a billion-dollar brain. Not to mention some very fine pecs!Suddenly, the ex-geek next door was her knight in shining armor and the champion of her heart.
THE BRUBAKER BRIDES THE BRUBAKER BRIDES This wealthy Texas family needs a few good women to lasso their brood of bad boys. "I never met a woman I couldn't have...then I met my brother's intended bride!" -Buck Brubaker She had to land a wealthy Brubaker bachelor, so Holly Fergusson pretended to be engaged to one. But it wasn't her "fiancé" who made Holly hot and bothered-it was his brother! Buck, the "I'll never settle down in my life," Stetson-toting, ride-the-range cowboy, had become the man of her dreams. But Holly was bound by a promise not to reveal her single status, and the honorable Buck wouldn't dare touch his brother's intended bride. Would he?
Daddy Knows LastThe Plan:Plain Jane Wendy Wilcox vows to get married before her thirtieth birthday.The Catch:She's only months away from her deadline, and there's not a single suitable guy in sight!The solution:Beg hunky neighbor Travis Donovan to give her some guy-grabbing advice. Then, after transforming herself from ugly duckling to swan, do whatever is necessary to get the sexy bachelor daddy to propose!DADDY KNOWS LAST: Five connected novels about love, marriage and Daddy's unexpected need for a baby carriage!
I'M YOUR GROOM WHAT A PROPOSAL! Prudence Mackelroy had prayed for a husband every night, dreaming of love, marriage...everything brides and grooms did. And now her upcoming wedding was the talk of the town. Imagine her, formerly known as "Miss Priss the Preacher's Daughter," to become Trent Tanner's wife! Of course, it was too good to be true. Caught in a "compromising position" with Prudence, Trent had done the honorable thing and proposed. But the man had ulterior motives for wooing his bride-to-be. Prudence only hoped love would lead him down the aisle.... Five irresistible heroes say "I DO" for a lifetime of love. I'M YOUR GROOM.
THE BRUBAKER BRIDESThis wealthy Texas family needs a few good women to lasso their brood of bad boys!"Some little filly claims I fathered her baby. Hmm. Not a bad idea!"-Johnny BrubakerShe arrived at the Brubaker mansion demanding retribution. Johnny Brubaker would do right by Miss Emmaline Arthur. But the plain Jane guickly realized Johnny wasn't her baby's father. Why, she'd never even laid eyes on the long, tall drink of water before! Now the unmarried mom-to-be would become the talk of the town. Luckily the honor-bound cowboy saw that sweet Emmaline deserved to be cherished, and her child deserved a name. So she became Johnny's pregnant bride...and wondered if she'd ever be his in more than name only!
ALL SHE WANTED WAS A HUSBAND. WHAT SHE GOT WERE SEVEN WISHES...AND A HUNK!She'd opened one ancient bottle and moments later a sexy stranger named G.T. was promising to grant her seven wishes. So single gal Hayley Douglas happily asked her own private genie to fine her the perfect mate-and soon discovered he'd been right beside her all along.G.T. was everything she'd always dreamed of in a husband...except available. For her handsome fulfiller of dreams would disappear at the stroke of midnight, unless Hayley could find a way to use her very last wish to make marrying G.T. a reality!
Why, that pretty diner waitress didn't know who he was, which was just dandy for Dakota Brubaker...of the filthy rich Texas Brubakers. Just as he'd been about to ask sassy Elizabeth out, she'd proposed to him.<P> Something about pretending to be her dearly beloved just to shock her interfering family. She'd be willing to pay Dakota -- seeing how he was such a dusty cowboy obviously in need of quick cash. Yup, this charade would certainly mean some fun for the millionaire turned working-class wrangler...if he didn't throw his heart in as part of the bargain!
THE BRUBAKER BRIDES THE BRUBAKER BRIDES This wealthy Texas family needs a few good women to lasso their brood of bad boys. "NO LITTLE MISS PRIM IS GONNA TAME ME!" -Bru Brubaker She'd been hired to teach a Texas millionaire some manners. But image consultant Penelope Wainright never expected to be working with a long, tall drink of water like Bru Brubaker-a man perfectly content being an ornery working-class wrangler. He swaggered, teased, even kissed her without warning-and refused to apologize! Bru made Penelope madder than a wet hen, but he also sparked her hidden passions. That was when she learned there was more than one way to tame a cowboy.
It had taken one second for ranch foreman Montana Brubaker to realize Syd Mac, gruff cowpoke, was really Sydney MacKenzie, all woman. The feisty female had corralled herself a position on the Brubakers' Texas spread...and was now Montana's blushing new bunkmate. Mr. Eligible Wrangler figured he'd play it cool and spend the summer learning the truth about Sydney's true agenda. Except the excitement of sharing a rather small cabin with the all-too-desirable cowgirl was proving a little too hot for this Brubaker bachelor!
FROM THE DESK OF LUC DUMONT, HEAD OF SECURITY ST. MICHEL DAY 12Still no sign of any missing heir. Must speak with Queen Simone about the longing looks her granddaughter, the beautiful Princess Marie-Claire, is giving that aristocratic Sebastian LeMarc. He seems too worldly for her innocence, but the protective and personal touches he gives her leads me to believe something is brewing between them.... I see how he watches her as she laughs with her sisters-and the way she looks at him as he dances with others. But is their budding relationship true enough to withstand rumors that Sebastian's ties to the royal family might be stronger than we think?
THE BRUBAKER BRIDESThis wealthy Texas family needs a good man to lasso their high-spirited daughter!"Call me a pampered princess and I'll swat you with my pearls."-Patsy BrubakerShe was the only daughter of a proud and prosperous Texas family, but poor Patsy just couldn't find a husband. Well, not in time for her high school reunion. And definitely not in time to give her those two brilliant children she'd claimed to have. Luckily, the rich gal was never without a plan. Patsy would simply convince rugged ranch foreman Justin Lassiter to pose as her weekend groom. She'd just have to be sure not to really fall in love with that marriage-resistant cowboy!
He's marriage material, but...First Date: It rains. You're wearing too-high heels and pantyhose that don't fit when your 48-hour Superbra reaches its 49th hour.Second Date: He gets pulled over for speeding. The cop who gives him a huge fine also happens to be your jerk of an ex-fiancé! Finally, you meet his family. He's already encountered your lovable but nutty mother, but what will his parents think of you? 'Cause so far, you've done everything wrong with the man who could be Mr. Right!
She was the most exasperating little lady he'd ever set eyes on. Charlotte Beauchamp, with her mile-a-minute mouth and engaging enthusiasm, had whirled into Tex Brubaker's life like a wild Texas tornado. It had begun when she inherited a million-dollar pig, a porkly problem that animal behaviorist Tex agreed to take on. But dealing with the precocious, pretty heiress was another matter entirely. The Brubaker bachelor knew he'd better watch his back, or he'd find himself agreeing to so much more....
"I am so gonna get myself a husband this summer."-Virginia BrubakerHer sisters could make fun of her methods all they wanted. But Virginia Brubaker had devised the perfect plan to get herself hitched. Yet the only man sending Ginny's pulse into overdrive was most certainly not on her list. Why, she'd known Colt Bartlett since they were both knee-high to a calf and, until this summer, Colt had never made Ginny's heart flip-flop. Surely her attraction was only a momentary lapse. Once she kissed him, he'd be out of her system, allowing Ginny to settle down with an appropriate match.Oops...looks like that plan just backfired.
Bachelor in Need Tyler Newroth, an up-and-coming executive, was the reluctant object of his new female supervisor's desire. But Ty had an idea that was guaranteed to put a damper on his brazen boss. A gorgeous, too-good-to-be-true secret weapon....Instant Wife to the Rescue Big-hearted Emily Brant never could say no. Now she was "married" to the best catch in town. Posing as Tyler Newroth's loving wife was easy...too easy. In fact, the only hard part was hiding her very real feelings for her make-believe husband....
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