Wanted: Hot holiday fling with an out-of-towner (sort of)Is jet-setting, supermodel-bedding hottie Colin Reeves actually home for the holidays? That's the rumor this Christmas. And now he's desperate for something only wholesome Emily Stanfield can provide: a room at her inn. But Emily's tired of her choir-girl rep. Sex-ravenous and determined, she's facing a tantalizing dilemma: can she entice Colin to some holiday cheer under the sheets--and trust him to secrecy after the deal is done? Because one slip and everybody will be gossiping about Tall Pine's poster girl having the delicious Colin. Unless, of course, one steamy night turns into something even these folks couldn't predict. . .
P.J.'s life is simple. Wake up at 2 p.m. In someone else's place, on someone else's couch. Shower. Clothes. Club. P.J.'s a punter-someone who fills in if a DJ isn't able to make a gig. San Francisco is a hotbed of glam bands and alternative rock, and P.J.'s into all of it-she's been living the urban Bedouin lifestyle for almost a year, saving money for the off-the-hook demo of the music she loves, the music for which she abandoned "normal."Ever wondered what it would be like to pack it all in and live the carefree life-no 9 to 5, no routine, no one to check in with? P.J. knows how. The most important element? Lots of friends, with couches. One night it's Cecil's high-end settee, the next it's Sticky's lumpy sofa. P.J.'s even got smarmy Samantha to make sure there's a hideaway bed from hell in the wings. But when a reporter infiltrates her life, then acts as if she wants to make it her own, P.J. senses trouble. Could this spell the end of couch world?
When a woman is ripe for the picking . . . Beth Cordova's life is no fairy tale. Having barely escaped the evil grasp of her wicked stepmother, this "missing princess" seeks refuge in a strict commune where carnal pleasures are forbidden. Sometimes just one bite of the apple . . . Her world is lonely and void of intimacy, until the charming Stephen Trent arrives at the commune. Suddenly Beth yearns for a man's touch, the feel of his lips on hers . . . and Stephen is eager to show this pure-as-snow princess that she can still be the sensual woman she was once upon a time. Is all it takes to unleash her desires... But all is not what it seems, and the stunning beauty finds herself again in danger, her stepmother hot on her trail. The commune's founders will not tolerate the pair, yet fleeing its walls could prove fatal. Trapped in a world where passion is outlawed, can Beth live happily ever after?
Angela Snowe is definitely driven-she's shifting gears and moving into the fast lane of life. And she's starting with gorgeous Josh Montgomery. Angela's claiming Josh for one night of no-holds-barred sex. No more Miss Nice Librarian-she's going to make all her fantasies come true. . . . Or rather, he is. . . Josh Montgomery was known as the hot corporate tycoon who could find his way around the bedroom-and the boardroom. But he's having trouble finding his way around how he feels about Angela. Her sexy proposition shocks him. . . even if it is the sweetest deal he's ever heard. But will only one taste satisfy his explosive desire?
A desperate beauty enslaved . . . Nadia Bessonova's career-criminal father has deadly enemies--and to save him, his devoted daughter is willing to make a bargain with the devil himself. She will surrender completely, body and spirit, to the dangerous Dominic Luder, and submit to his every whim. A tormented beast enthralled . . . Haunted by inner demons and hiding away in his dark, secluded manor, Dominic is mesmerized by his sensuous prisoner who inflames his bestial lust. But Nadia is no mere plaything. At once fearful, willing, and wildly passionate, she brings his most breathtaking erotic fantasies to life--and thaws his cold, wounded heart. A perilous path to a happy ending . . . But Nadia never dreamed she'd become slave to her own desires in a savage game of seduction and revenge. And now that he has tasted ecstasy, will a jealous, magnificent beast be able to relinquish his prize?
Mari Salazar has to get her act together-otherwise her backstreet restaurant will quickly become a been-there, done-that kind of thing. She risked everything to create her place, Guilty Pleasures, and she's willing to risk everything all over again just to save it. She doesn't have a plan, but she does have...Nick Avery is a super-sexy chef looking for a second chance. His once-four-star reputation is now no-star, thanks to a longtime rival. When Nick shows up on Mari's doorstep she knows it means trouble, and not just for her restaurant, either! Soon she's not only sampling his delectable dishes, she's sampling the chef himself.Together they cook up a sinful menu that garners many new patrons, but when opportunity knocks on Nick's door, with high-class offers, he must decide, as will Mari, what and who they truly desire...
When his chef eloped with the masseuse, Captain Jack McCullough knew he'd have to pitch in to keep his four-star yacht afloat. Too bad he didn't know one end of the galley from the other, but he did have the looks, the charm and. . . the jilted bride? Dodging caterers' bills instead of confetti, jobless Chloe Winton did what every suddenly-single woman should. She talked herself into taking the week-long honeymoon cruise her former fiancé had paid for. (Yes--for the whole week!) But when she meets the hot, sexy--do-gooding--captain, she's not sure the six days and seven nights will be enough!
Ever moved to a city you didn't know, for a guy who wasn't worth it...all because you thought you were in love?Sarah Walker has.She's just moved to L.A. and changed her whole life in anticipation of cohabitation with her fiancé, Benjamin. But he stalls, again. Pushed to the limit, the stability-seeking Sarah snaps and actually finds herself dumping him. Now she's in free fall: no fiancé, no job. No idea what to do next.According to her new roommate Martika, Sarah is now in the perfect place to start life in L.A.Before she knows it, Sarah becomes Martika's project, getting pulled headlong into a crazy, chaotic world of nightclubs and day jobs, where the only constant is change. Sarah's about to discover that "single" isn't a dirty word. Not that she'll be staying single for long....
Ever moved to a city you didn't know, for a guy who wasn't worth it... all because you thought you were in love?Sarah Walker has.She's just moved to L.A. and changed her whole life in anticipation of cohabitation with her fiance, Benjamin. But he stalls, again. Pushed to the limit, the stability-seeking Sarah snaps and actually finds herself dumping him. Now she's in free fall: no fiance, no job. No idea what to do next.According to her new roommate Martika, Sarah is now in the perfect place to start life in L.A.Before she knows it, Sarah becomes Martika's project, getting pulled headlong into a crazy, chaotic world of nightclubs and day jobs, where the only constant is change. Sarah's about to discover that "single" isn't a dirty word. Not that she'll be staying single for long.
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Sophie Jones can't believe her eyes when a blond Adonis by the name of Mark McCann steps forward to offer her a ride when her flight's canceled. Mark's deep Southern drawl spikes her pulse and she's willing to bet he'd make an incredible lover. Mark's only too willing to oblige the lady. Until they realize they're chasing the same dream-a rich account that's critical to their respective companies. Now sleeping with the enemy ought to be absolutely out of the question for him and Sophie. But their bodies are telling them something elsehellip;.
The Pledge: Diana Song, steely legal counsel and all-around fixer for Macalister Enterprises.The Goal: Same as always: do her job.The Conditions: Complete the Player's Club initiation challenges...then shut it down. The Complication: Finn Macalister, the boss's son, sexy daredevil and club stalwart.Finn has always loved living on the edge...and what's more exciting than seducing the famously frosty (yet incredibly hot) family lawyer? He knows Diana's been tasked with getting him to quit the Player's Club: that makes her the enemy. And you know the old saying: keep your friends close, your enemies closer!Diana thinks she's got this assignment in the bag, but she's unprepared for Finn-he's charming, smart and frankly...hot! Still, she won't be tempted-her job, her reputation are on the line. That is, until Finn makes her the one offer she can't refuse....
The Pledge: Juliana Mayfield, cash-strapped celebutante. The Goal: A juicy reality show about joining the notorious Player's Club.The Conditions: Complete three crazy initiation challenges...and seal the production deal. The Complication: Lincoln Stone, steely, tabloid-phobic Club founder.Lincoln's always fought to keep the Player's Club exclusive and secret, and he doesn't trust the attention-seeking pseudostarlet as far as he can throw her. Only problem is, he wants to throw her down on her designer sofa and do very naughty things to her....Gorgeous Jules is about to destroy Lincoln's famous self-control-and maybe the Player's Club, too!
The Pledge: Scott Farrell, recovering Boring Guy.The Goal: Membership in an ultrasecret consortium of urban adventurers.The Conditions: Select three insane challenges. Tell no one. Survive.The Complication: Amanda Wheeler, sexy girl next door.Scott never mentioned The Player's Club, but Amanda's onto him. She'll keep quiet and help him get in...if he'll nominate her for membership. It's a dirty little deal that launches the normally nice neighbors into a world of skydiving, burlesque-and adrenaline-soaked sex that gets better every single time.Not everyone's happy about the new recruits, however. And initiation may be a lot tougher than either of them expected....
Face it, fairy tales were always kind of kinky: from beautiful queens tied up in knots by wicked sorcerers to a wide variety of naughty and nice scenarios. Someone was always getting tied to a bed! In this new anthology of erotic romance fairy tales from the editor of the best-selling Fairy Tale Lust and Lustfully Ever After, the fairy tales are naughtier and have a BDSM twist. Retellings of the classics are joined with clever original tales, making for a darkly sensual and intensely romantic collection. Cathy Yardley, author of Crave: The Seduction of Snow White, introduces this compilation of enticing out-of-this-world erotic romance.
An innocent beauty, trapped in sleep . . . Sheltered from society, Aurora Jacquard has yet to feel the sweet release of physical love. Then, on the night she is about to give in to temptation, she inexplicably falls into a deep coma. A handsome prince, determined to discover her secrets . . Jacob White is one of the best neurologists in the world, and he intends to awaken Aurora from her virginal slumber. But when she begins to invade his dreams every night, beckoning him into a sensuous place of lust and danger, Jacob realizes there's more to this woman than meets the eye. It will take more than a kiss to wake her up . . Trapped in a world of erotic dreams, Aurora and Jacob must surrender to their deepest darkest desires . . but how far are they willing to go?
Say Yes by Lori Foster. Begging wasn't her style. . . but she would if he wouldn't. Sara Simmons had decided that, For her, marriage and happily ever after wasn't meant to be. Still, he wasn't averse to having a fling with sexy Gavin Blake. But Gavin wanted more, and his new motto was "Why buy the bull if you can get the beef free?" it was driving Sara crazy, trying to keep her hands off him while he played virgin her Don Juan. . . . The Cinderella Solution by Cathy Yardley.The woman of his dreams was right under his nose. . . When Charlotte Taylor's best friend, Gabe Donofrio, agreed with her that she wasn't the type of woman men fall in love with, she bet him a thousand dollars she's have a marriage proposal in three months. Then she turned her tomboy self into a sexy siren, The World's Most Eligible Bachelor moved in next door. . . and Gabe realized he'd made a big mistake!
So offers smart and feisty Jade "Not on my watch" Morrow. She's putting it all on the line for a big promotion-to play with the big kids she knows she'll have to do whatever it'll take to get there. . . including accompanying Drew Robson on a road trip. Showing the would-be CEO the sharp, fine-tuned business savvy he needs to save his company will satisfy several of Jade's needs at once. After all, a deal's a deal. Drew wants to renege on the arrangement with Jade's firm-no way does Drew need her-that is, until he sees her live and in the flesh. Immediately, sexy, sensual Jade has him questioning everything he once thought he knew. Now she's the only thing on his mind. He's not sure where they'll stop, but as they're burning up the highways, they'll be burning up the sheets. Now, that's what's called Working It.
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