Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from November 1 to November 30! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes How to Marry a Princess by USA TODAY bestselling author Christine Rimmer, Holiday by Design by USA TODAY bestselling author Patricia Kay and The Nanny's Christmas Wish by Ami Weaver.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
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Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes The Earl's Pregnant Bride by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Christine Rimmer, Diamond in the Ruff by USA TODAY bestselling author Marie Ferrarella and One Night with the Best Man by Amanda Berry. Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
There was absolutely nothing wrong with widowed florist Fay Coggen seeking a new lease on life. Just not in Adam Murphy's arms. But the night her late husband's best friend returned from his tour of duty overseas, Fay went from recrimination to tenderness in a heartbeat. When their mutual solace morphed into passion, it was destiny. As was the fact that she was now pregnant with Adam's child.The walls Adam had built around his heart as a soldier came tumbling down when he went calling on Fay. Comforting her was one thing; but it hadn't stopped there. Now he was going to be a father. He'd crossed the line. So why did it feel so right?
Crystal Cerise's secret affair with her best friend's brother was supposed to be just that. An affair. And a secret. So her world turned upside down the instant she discovered she was pregnant. Yes, she'd always been half in love with Tanner Bravo. But now she was having his baby!Private Investigator Tanner Bravo took his responsibilities--and the mind-numbing chemistry he felt with Crystal--very seriously. And he had a serious proposal: let's try a practice marriage. He had a feeling that practice would make perfect. . .
Calabrettis marry for duty-but bravo-Calabrettis marry for loveMARRY FOR LOVEMarcus is the best man Rhia's ever known, and she's never gotten over their breakup. Now, he's practically strapped to her side. It's like a dream come true...or a nightmare. Because Marcus is as stubborn as ever: she's a Bravo-Calabretti, he's a lowly security guard, and they can never be equals. Ever.Then a breathless night that should have brought closure brings something else: a baby. Marcus insists that no child of his will grow up without its own mother and father. Well, Rhia has her own requirement: her child will be raised on love, not the dry bread of obligation. And Marcus has made it abundantly clear that his duty to Montedoro comes before everything-especially his own desires.
A MOST UNLIKELY HEROHe was the kind of man her mama warned her about, workaday rancher Sophie B. Jones realized, as she looked up to find Sinclair Riker's unrelenting gaze on her. But resisting him was not an option, for though his words hinted at the darkness of his soul, his eyes spoke another message altogether-one that Sophie could not help but answer....Sinclair knew better than to fall for an innocent like Sophie Jones. He knew that heartless seduction was supposed to be his stock-in-trade, and that he had come to the ranch with one purpose only-to do Sophie out of her beloved land, by any means possible. So what was it about this woman that had him yearning for the purity of her soul? And could love really turn Sin...into Sophie's saint?THE JONES GANG: The wild and woolly Jones clan is back-and better than ever!
A playboy prince is roped into giving love lessons to a young, innocent woman-only to find himself falling for his eager pupil, in USA TODAY bestselling author Christine Rimmer's newest addition to her Bravo Royales miniseries.... Up till now, Lucy Cordell has led a pretty sheltered life-but she's ready to burst out of her shell. Still, she has absolutely zero experience with men-so she needs help. Someone to help her shed the cloak that seems to scream "Virgin!" every time she gets within five miles of an eligible guy. Who better than the dashing Player Prince, Damien of Montedoro? He's always come to her rescue before.... True-but Dami only agrees to school Lucy in the fine art of seduction because he's afraid of who she'll ask if he says no! Besides, she needs protection from all the wolves out there. Still, when it comes to Lucy's sweet lit-from-within beauty, Damien has to wonder...who is going to protect him?
That Special Woman SHE WAS A DOCTOR OF LOVE... Nevada Jones was used to dispensing advice to the lovelorn-only, this time it was clearly a case of physician, heal thyself! Because even though she'd long ago decided that love was only for other people, hard-driving Chase McQuaid was the one man she'd never been able to forget. ...WHO HAD NEVER BEEN KISSED! Chase McQuaid was used to getting what he wanted-and sassy, redhead talk-show host Nevada Jones definitely fell into that category. Now if only he could convince her to get off the airwaves…and into his arms! The Jones Gang THAT SPECIAL WOMAN: North Magdalene's Jones brothers are firecrackers all. But they can't hold a candle...to the females of the family!
Alice Bravo-Calabretti was expected to conduct herself like a proper princess. No more impulsive jaunts to neighboring countries. No more tabloid escapades. But the hot new stable hand was a scandal waiting to happen. His bold blue eyes and come-hither smile could tempt a Bravo Royale to misbehave. Until Alice discovered her "penniless groom" was an American tycoon looking for a princess bride!Alice was everything Noah Cordell wanted in a wife. But his royal heartthrob refused to say "I do" until he gave up his most carefully guarded secret. And she wouldn't settle for anything less than everything he had to give. Only then could they share a true meeting of minds and hearts-Bravo-Cordell style!
When it comes to marriage, Tate Price is all business. Sure, he'll play along with the charade for a few days, especially for a friend like Kim Banks. How can he say no to her girl-next-door beauty and those attractive whiskey-colored eyes? After all, it's only for a weekend.But what started out as a lark has taken a turn into uncharted territory for Tate. Suddenly this mock marriage to help single-mom Kim get her own mother off her back is starting to feel very right...for both of them. It might just be that this rugged confirmed bachelor is a real family man after all!
LESSONS IN...LOVE?Beautiful widow Jenny Brown had gotten used to having ruggedly handsome Nick DeSalvo, her late husband's best buddy, around-as a friend. Until one day he presented Jenny with a strange request. It seemed that the original single guy was bound and determined to become...a family man! And he needed her help in learning what every woman desired....Well, single mother Jenny wanted no part in giving husband lessons-but her young daughter, Polly, had other ideas. Soon old friend Nick was constantly underfoot-where his mouthwatering muscles and sexy grin began driving Jenny crazy...and making her see the budding bridegroom in more than just a friendly light....
Ready for business. . . When Tom Holloway was chosen to run the Taka-Hanson hospitality division, the new CFO had no idea single mother Shelly Winston was part of the package. But from the moment she accepted his offer, Tom knew he was going to have trouble resisting his alluring assistant and her charming little boy. Not to mention, pleasure?Shelly knew that falling for her boss was a business don't. Especially when Tom found out about the secret she'd been forced to keep. Someone was out to sabotage the burgeoning Taka-Hanson hotel empire. And it could have disastrous consequences for the future of two powerful dynasties--and her own future with the man she loved. . . .
PLAYING WITH FIRE<P> Mike Cavanaugh was a firefighter; it was his job to rescue people. Though inviting them home wasn't usually part of the job description. But when he pulled Christine Palmer out of her burning house, something about the gutsy single mom made him want to protect her, to make her life a little better. Only somehow Chris and her family ended up giving Mike's life new meaning, and he was happier than he'd been in years.<P> But Chris was smart and resourceful. She'd get back on her own two feet-sooner rather than later. And when she no longer needed Mike's support, would she still want his love?
Mike Cavanaugh was a firefighter. When he pulled Christine Palmer out of her burning house, something about the gutsy single mom made him want to protect her, to make her life a little better. Only somehow Chris and her family ended up giving Mike's life new meaning, and he was happier than he'd been in years. But Chris was smart and resourceful. She'd get back on her own two feet-sooner rather than later. And when she no longer needed Mike's support, would she still want his love?
Look out, ladies: there's another Traub bachelor in town! Jason "Jace" Traub is every bit as gorgeous as his sexy twin brother, but rumor has it he is even more marriage-shy. There's not a woman alive who could make this restless rancher settle down....Yet insiders whisper that Jace has been talking wedding plans with Jocelyn Bennings, the chestnut-haired beauty who ran out on her own wedding just days ago! Could the confirmed bachelor really be hooking up with heartbroken, headstrong Joss? Stay tuned, loyal readers, to find out if their marriage of convenience runs amuck-or if lasting passion will finally rope in the last single maverick!
He had been in hiding for years, but the sight of Dulcie Samples, with her girl-next-door appeal, was enough to finally draw Prince Valbrand into the light. Yet Valbrand, whose face - not to mention spirit - had taken a serious hit from the assassination attempt that had driven him underground, was sworn to spend all the rest of his days hunting down the enemies who had done this to him. And even if he had the time for love, who could see past his scarred face to the man inside? Certainly not the beautiful Dulcie.... Or so Valbrand thought. But despite the darkness and mystery that surrounded him, Dulcie knew that the half-masked man before her was her destiny. Now, if only she could convince him that she held both the key to his heart and his kingdom in her trembling hands....
The Jones Gang WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS... ...is what Evie Jones has wanted all her life-husband, children, the white picket fence. But these ordinary wishes have eluded her miserably...because Evie is far from ordinary.... ...IS ONE GOOD MAN Erik Riggins, with his ready-made family, could be the answer to Evie's prayers. In him, she's learned to believe in moonlight and magic-and the power of motherhood! He's got her hoping for a miracle...but can he deliver? THE JONES GANG LIVES ON! North Magdalene's Jones brothers are firecrackers all. But they can't hold a candle...to the females of the family!
There's a reason Grant Clifton's one of the most eligible bachelors in Thunder Canyon: This rancher turned business whiz makes women melt like Montana snow on a hot summer day! And this mover and shaker's many charms aren't lost on Stephanie Julen, the beautiful young foreman of Grant's family ranch. Grant and Steph have known one another forever, and the senseless tragedy that shattered both their lives years ago drew them closer together. But the Canyon's golden boy has always thought of shy Steph as a little sister. Stay tuned, loyal readers, to see what happens when he realizes she's all grown up!
Rust Creek RamblingsSeducing the Schoolteacher?We apologize, dear readers, for our brief hiatus in publication. The offices of the Rust Creek Rambler were damaged in the Great Flood, but we are now filing our reports from a bar stool at the Ace in the Hole. And do we have scandalous news for you!We have it on good authority that during the storm, gorgeous rapscallion Collin Traub was stranded with our beloved kindergarten teacher Willa Christensen-alone. In a barn. Overnight. No one knows why, but Willa could barely stand the sight of Collin before. And now? Oh, readers-we don't like to kiss and tell. But our sources tell us that the sexy Rust Creek cowboy has set his sights on lassoing the sweet schoolmarm...for good!
Together for the first time in one volume, two marriage of convenience stories from New York Times bestselling authors Christine Rimmer and Allison Leigh!The Marriage ConspiracyJoleen Tilly is facing every mother's worst nightmare-a custody battle for her son, Sam. When Sam's grandparents demand she turn over her son, Joleen turns to her best friend, Detective Dekker Smith, for comfort. Instead, he offers an astonishing solution: a most convenient marriage! But will Joleen be able to contain her growing love for her in-name-only husband?The Billionaire's Baby PlanTo save her family's fertility clinic, Lisa Armstrong agrees to have venture capitalist Rourke Devlin's baby. First, though, she has to become Mrs. Rourke Devlin! Rourke wants a family the old-fashioned way and marriage will give them both what they want. But their temporary arrangement blossoms into something much deeper and their agreement could be threatened.
Marsh Bravo comes to Norman after 10 years to see his dying father and learns that he has a daughter.
You are cordially invited to the. . . ;shotgun. . . ;wedding of Elena Cabrera Bravo and Rogan MurdochDate:As soon as labor is over. Time:Just enough for the bride to fit into something other than a hospital gown. Hosted by:The brothers of the bride. In fact, they insisted on it!Reason for Union:The bride and groom love each other. . . ;even if they're both too stubborn to admit it!RSVPto the Bravo Family. Gifts (wedding and baby) optional. . . ;
A ring and a baby . . . To fulfill her father's will and keep her precious ranch, Megan Kane needed to marry and bear a child. Since she'd always loved handsome neighbor Nate Brave -- a rogue she couldn't tie down -- her solution was simple. She'd beg Nate to wed her and bed her . . . And then she'd set him free Meggie vowed she wouldn't cling. Wouldn't linger. She'd cherish her marriage until she got pregnant. Then she'd raise Nate's baby lovingly . . . along. But all too soon Meggie swelled with child. And she learned some promises were hell to keep . . .
FIRST COMES MELINDA WITH A BABY CARRIAGE....Pure chance brought big-city girl Melinda Bravo and rugged rancher Cole Yuma together in time to deliver his sister's newborn. But it was pure desire-baby and otherwise-that convinced her there would be no harm in pretending the baby was hers and Cole's...just for a little while.THEN COMES MARRIAGE....And it only made sense that she and Cole also assume the roles of husband and wife-strictly for show, of course.THEN COMES LOVE!Melinda and Cole both knew that despite their mutual attraction, they had nothing in common! So why, suddenly, was each of them fantasizing about making their pretend marriage the real thing?CONVENIENTLY YOURS: The Bravo family's marriages may have begun in name only-but were they destined to be true love matches after all?
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