THE COWBOY KIDNAPS A BRIDE Dylan Janos had no intention of getting married for real. When he whisked Abbie Turner away, the footloose rancher was simply reviving a romantic Gypsy tradition. All he wanted were sizzling memories to take along when he left. And he would leave. He always did.... THE BRIDE ISN'T OBJECTING! Abbie knew Dylan was kidding about marriage. He wasn't interested in settling down--just as Abbie had no intention of falling for a roaming rodeo rider. So why not skip the wedding...and get right to the honeymoon! Three Weddings and a Gift
It took less than two seconds for Sheriff Nathan Thornton to peg sexy Skye Wright as trouble. Maybe it was the way she shimmied her hips in that I Dream of Jeannie outfit. Or the huge stack of speeding tickets in her bag. Whatever it was, the woman was belly-dancing her way into his thoughts. Now if only she'd belly-dance into his bedroom.
A romantic comedy. A humorous tale. The secondary characters are comical and outrageous.
Good Girls Do, Bad Girls Don't. Now meet Big Girls... After her plus-size modeling career tanks, Leena Riley becomes a receptionist in her hometown veterinarian's office. Too bad the vet is Cole Flannigan, a boy who taunted her all through school. Good thing Leena has grown into her curves, because he's about to grow very fond of her.
Four all-new stories that show there's no place like a wedding to catch the perfect man. <P> To go down the aisle or not to go down the aisle. Is that even a question? Well, it depends on whether you're the bride or just a bridesmaid-for the fifth straight time. Or whether an old flame is determined to wreck the wedding weekend. It's enough to make a girl say "I don't." Now, these brand-new stories about four matrimonially-challenged women demonstrate how one of life's best days can go so wrong-and still be sexy, hilarious, and deliciously right.
U.S. Marine captain Ben Kozlowski wasn't quite sure, but he knew it had something to do with Ellie Jensen's soulful brown eyes and beautiful soft skin. Being near her had his pulse racing like a fresh recruit's. From the moment he had laid eyes on her and started inventing fairy tales for her adorable five-year-old daughter, Ben had felt his insides melt for this vulnerable little family.They were his family now. And after accepting this dangerous domestic mission-the riskiest he'd ever had-did Ben dare let his guard down and surrender? Or would Ellie and her daughter take his heart hostage for keeps?
OPERATION: Daddy Boot CampSUBJECT: Three-year-old Blue, the daughter whom--until three days ago--U. S. Marine Curt Blackwell didn't know existed. MISSION: Fatherhood. Bedtime stories. Plaiting hair. Holding hands. COMPLICATIONS: Preschool teacher Jessie Moore. They had a past, but Curt avoided those waters. Unlike Blue's fear of monsters under the bed, a woman's emotions truly spelled danger. And he was growing defenseless against this woman's warmth and beauty. . . . MISSION SUCCESS: Uncertain. Curt would survive--but not necessarily with his heart intact!
Julia Wright couldn't be more content with her job at the local library, nestled in placid, picturesque Serenity Falls. Until her wacky mother, petty-thief sister, and little niece decide to crash her quiet party of one. And her troubles really stack up when a new guy roars into town on his Harley, shaking up more than just the books on her shelves.
MARINES WEREN'T HER TYPE... In Kate Bradley's opinion, handsome daredevils didn't make good husbands. But that didn't stop her from fantasizing about Striker Kozlowski-the marine she'd secretly adored since she was seventeen. Now, she needed to make sure Striker fulfilled his grandfather's will-while keeping her true feelings under wraps....OR SO SHE KEPT TELLING HERSELFIt wasn't Striker's idea to head back to Texas or to be cooped up in a boardroom with a gorgeous ice princess who had him feeling like a nervous recruit. He could accomplish the military's toughest missions, but could he take the biggest risk of alL.on love?
"WHY DON'T YOU MARRY ME?"Jack Elliot nearly choked when he realized those words had come from his lips! What had just happened? How had Kayla White gotten the most confirmed bachelor in Chicago to propose?Maybe it was her cool facade and quick temper that were so tempting. Jack knew he could awaken the passions simmering below her surface. And he wanted to be the one Kayla turned to in her time of need. But still...marriage? Then Jack thought of waking up with Kayla every morning and he said..."PLEASE?"
Injured in battle, Captain Tom Kozlowski craved only peace and quiet. But with sexy spitfire Callie Murphy living next door, Tom's days were anything but peaceful. The kindergarten teacher couldn't accept the fact that he wasn't interested in making new friends...especially ones as deliciously tempting as Callie. But Callie's gentle understanding gave Tom the courage to heal. Before long she had helped soothe his wounded warrior's pain...and had him rethinking the future his hardened heart hadn't believed possible.... Silhouette Romance #1805 Miniseries: Men of Honor (The other books in this miniseries are available from Bookshare.)
A shocking announcement at her cousin's Vegas wedding sends retro- loving librarian Megan West on a whirlwind tour across Nevada with brash cop Logan Doyle. It's the gamble-and perhaps love affair-of a lifetime...
After being jilted at the altar, librarian Faith West goes on her Italian honeymoon solo, but doesn't stay that way too long. And though her sexy rebound man has ulterior motives, feelings surface that neither of them are prepared for.
"How on earth had an intrepid U.S. Marine just gotten maneuvered into dating the librarian next door? Mark it down to a sense of duty but for Steve Kozlowski, meeting Chloe Johnson was like walking over a land mine. For beneath her frumpy exterior was a spirited, sexy woman who could definitely use a lot more excitement in her life. And this die-hard bachelor was just the man to provide it. At least he was until he discovered how much fun he was having with sweet, kissable Chloe. Had Steve's time-honored strategy for sidestepping a more lasting engagement just backfired? Silhouette Romance #1793 Miniseries: Men of Honor series"
How on earth had an intrepid U.S. Marine just gotten maneuvered into dating the librarian next door? Mark it down to a sense of duty but for Steve Kozlowski, meeting Chloe Johnson was like walking over a land mine. For beneath her frumpy exterior was a spirited, sexy woman who could definitely use a lot more excitement in her life. And this die-hard bachelor was just the man to provide it. At least he was until he discovered how much fun he was having with sweet, kissable Chloe. Had Steve's time-honored strategy for sidestepping a more lasting engagement just backfired?
He'd faced enemy fire with more courage than his general's daughter's advances - and U.S. Marine Captain Rad Kozlowski wasn't afraid to admit he was in real danger. The only way to evade her was to find a fake bride. And he knew just the beautiful blonde to play the part.... Experience had taught brainy bookseller Serena Anderson to steer clear of military men. But when Rad offered her a too-good-to-be-true deal in exchange for "marriage," Serena agreed to a little pretence. After all, since neither wanted to settle down, the only thing at risk was a few kisses - and then a few more.... Miniseries: Men of Honor
He'd faced enemy fire with more courage than his general's daughter's advances-and U.S. Marine Captain Rad Kozlowski wasn't afraid to admit he was in real danger. The only way to evade her was to find a fake bride. And he knew just the beautiful blonde to play the part....Experience had taught brainy bookseller Serena Anderson to steer clear of military men. But when Rad offered her a too-good-to-be-true deal in exchange for "marriage," Serena agreed to a little pretence. After all, since neither wanted to settle down, the only thing at risk was a few kisses-and then a few more...
To: King LeopoldFrom: Marine Corps Captain Mark Wilder Operation:Princess Vanessa Von VolzemburgYour Highness, I've been assigned to guard Princess Vanessa while she's traveling incognito in America. But I don't enjoy spying on her.Vanessa is far from the spoiled princess I expected. She is bold and adventurous as well as lovely and vulnerable-a woman who craves a life free from her royal obligations. But she understands she must return and marry a man she doesn't love.Vanessa will be safe while she's under my care. But also know that I cannot promise to shelter her from the world, or even from myself....
Justice Wilder takes off to a secluded island after a serious injury which may end his military career. Kelly, a physical therapist, arrives on his doorstep offering to give him physical therapy. Will love find them?
OPERATION: HEAL A HEROSubject: Justice Wilder, a true American hero. Badly injured while saving a small child's life-and possibly facing the end of his military career.Mission: Track down this stubborn, combat-hardened Marine on the isolated island where he's shut himself away. Convince him to accept someone else's help-for the first time in his life.Complication: Kelly Hart's skill as a physical therapist would heal his wounds. But what happens when he discovers she used to love him-and she realizes she still does?Mission Success: Uncertain. When a man and a woman share a tiny little cabin-and a whole lot of history-anything can happen!
A BABY ON THE DOORSTEP? When businessman Michael Janos hired Brett Munro, no one knew child care would become part of her duties! Still, when Brett discovered an adorable infant left in the doorway, she knew she was right for that part of her job.... Playing house with luscious Brett and baby Hope was stirring up more than fatherly feelings in Michael. Soon he enjoyed putting little Hope to bed-and keeping Brett up all night...! THREE WEDDINGS AND A GIFT: Three siblings say "I do"-with a little help from a family heirloom!
The Montana Mavericks: Tough cowboys who you can't help but fall in love with. The series concludes with Books 9-12: Father Found by Laurie Pagie, Baby Wanted by Cathie Linz, Man With a Past by Celeste Hamilton and Cowboy Cop by Rachel Lee.
FROM THE DESK OF LUC DUMONT,HEAD OF SECURITYST. MICHEL JUNE 2002 DAY60The missing heir has been found! The dowager queen and the royal council are overjoyed-I, however, feel there must be some mistake. Learning that I, a presumed commoner, am the new king of St. Michel has been nothing short of incredible. As always, lovely Juliet Beaudreau has stood by my side, patiently teaching me how to act royal. But I'm having trouble concentrating on protocol when what I want most is to sweep my relentless teacher up in my arms and fulfill some very primal needs.... Now, as I prepare to take my seat on the throne, will the shy, quiet queen of my heart also agree to be queen of St. Michel?
In Linz's "The Rancher Gets Hitched, " a housekeeper tries to keep two challenging twins in check while developing a relationship with a mule-headed but sexy rancher. In Hall's "An Affair of Convenience, " a pair of best friends agrees to a no-strings-attached affair, and ends up wanting each other again and again. Only, their careers are getting in the way.
COULD SHE GET HER MAN? Gaylynn Janos wanted to experience life-and that meant finding the perfect man. Problem was, Hunter Davis still thought of her as a pesky girl. Well, Gaylynn was a woman now-and she planned to get exactly what she desired! Hunter couldn't believe the persistent teenage tomboy had become a curvaceous beauty who still tormented him. Gaylynn was his friend's sister and definitely off-limits, but how could any man refuse soul-stirring kisses? He might just have to enjoy Gaylynn's pursuit-as long as she didn't have marriage on her mind! THREE WEDDINGS AND A GIFT: Three siblings say "I do"-with a little help from a family heirloom!
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