Who is Monica Dupree? They called her Venus. Beautiful, mysterious and elusive, the international icon was the envy of women and the secret desire of men. Until tragedy struck. Now she lives a quiet life far from the limelight. But her safe haven is threatened when a suave and seductive stranger sweeps into her life and makes a sensual fantasy come true. ... Who is JD? JD is also running away-from his privileged, powerful life. From the moment the billionaire businessman meets the gorgeous, guarded stranger, he knows he can never go back. But their romantic idyll could be fleeting once JD uncovers Monica's secret-a secret that could thrust her back into the spotlight and tear her from his loving arms forever. ...
Bestselling author Claudia Madison is single and loving it. And now her book on sex and romance without the ring is being made into a TV show! Then she meets her cohost, Peter Warren. The gorgeous bachelor and leading authority on how to stay happily single-and the man she almost married-is as dangerously irresistible as ever. The minute he sees Claudia again, Peter's ready for their next heady round of passion. Only this time he isn't letting the girl who got away get away again. His plan is to seduce and win the heart of the fiercely independent writer without getting hurt himself. But as desire reignites, threatening to derail both their careers, Peter's suddenly dreaming of that walk down the aisle. . . ;with Claudia.
Biologist Brenda Everton has excelled in a man's world--often at the expense of her personal life. When she receives an invitation to join the Black Stockings Society, her first impulse is to throw it away, until she starts to wonder just what kind of fun she's been missing. . . . Now, donning a sequined pair of seamed black stockings, Brenda's taking a meeting with her ex-husband, wealthy entrepreneur Dominic Ayers. Dominic has learned there's a lot more to life than work. . . and one glimpse of Brenda makes him realize how much he wants to teach her all about letting loose, listening to her heart and finding out whether passion can strike twice.
A bride for a Broward? If Brooke Palmer doesn't find a husband within thirty days, she will lose her family home forever. So she turns to the only man she trusts to save her.... Jameson Broward has only one true love: his vast and rugged ranch in Granger, Montana. But he understands the importance of protecting a family's legacy, so he agrees to a marriage of convenience to the woman he's cared about for years. As the stoic groom and his beautiful bride begin their businesslike union, they are confronted by the unexpected lure of their sensual and passionate chemistry. Is it possible for the sexy rancher and his pretend wife to turn their short-term arrangement into a lifetime of love?
Dog groomer Yvette Coulier dreams of living the life of the wealthy clients she services. Tired of rich men who want fun and games but no commitment, she's thrilled to get a mysterious invitation from the Black Stockings Society. When she wears her sexy sheer stockings to work the next day, she catches the admiring eye of Nate Blackwell. . . . Nate craves a taste of the simple life, out of the spotlight and away from all the demands and obligations taking a toll on his sanity. So he makes this sexy siren a deal: he'll introduce her to the upper crust she longs to rub shoulders with if she lets him pose as her valet. Soon this fairy tale has a twist when passion forces them to take off their masks. . . to expose their hearts.
What happens when Prince Charming arrives. . . Isabella Duvall surely could use a hero to help her out of her current cash crisis. After years of caring for her ailing mother, the only way to keep her family together is to sell their home. As luck would have it, handsome Alex Carlton, a bachelor who'd always dreamed of owning the magnificent mansion, is happy to buy her out. But the shoe doesn't fit?Delighted by the prospect of sharing digs with the hottest hunk in town, Isabella's three sisters devise a plan. In order to keep their home in the family, one of them will have to capture the new owner's heart. But which of the Duvall sisters will become the queen of Carlton's castle?
Looking for stories of drama, glamour and passion featuring sophisticated and sensual African-American and multicultural heroes and heroines? Harlequin Kimani Romance brings you all this and more with these four new full-length titles for one great price!A MISTLETOE AFFAIR (Wintersage Weddings)Farrah RochonVicki Alfohrs has always done what was expected-until she falls for Jordan, her best friend's divorced brother. As Vicky and Jordan spend more time together, the feelings between them deepen. But will the sudden reappearance of Jordan's ex-wife and an explosive scandal end their dream of forever?HER TENDER TOUCHDara GirardJason Ward is missing the one thing that could take his software empire over the top. Hiring Abby Baylor to give him a polished edge with investors is a brilliant business move-until she unleashes his wildest desires. With both their futures on the line, is Abby ready to bet everything on love?JUST FOR CHRISTMAS NIGHT (The Blue Dynasty)Lisa Marie PerryTo protect the Las Vegas Slayers' image-and stay employed-Martha Blue must avoid falling for Joaquin Ryder. Back in town for the biggest fight of his career, Joaquin he can't afford to let a sexy distraction like Martha put him against the ropes. But a steamy Yuletide encounter could change his mind...LOVE'S WAGER (Kimani Hotties: Promise Me Forever)J.M. JeffriesThe grand re-opening of a casino promises to be the media event of the decade, and Nina Torres won't let Scott Russell cramp her style, even if he is off-the-charts gorgeous. Their fiery clash of wills ignites a passion that leaves them wanting more-are they ready to gamble on the most priceless jackpot of all?
Looking for entertaining stories of drama, glamour and passion featuring sophisticated and sensual African-American and multicultural heroes and heroines? Harlequin Kimani Romance brings you all this and more with these four new full-length books for one great price! HEAT WAVE OF DESIRE (California Desert Dreams) by Yahrah St. John Kimberley Parker is transforming her family's property into California's most exclusive A-list retreat. But one of the hotel's enigmatic guests is arousing more than her curiosity. Heir to a powerful financial dynasty, Jaxon Dunham knows he can't hide out forever. But when Jaxon finds himself the focus of scandalous headlines, he's forced to either trust his heart or walk away from a promising love… STALLION MAGIC (The Stallions)by Deborah Fletcher MelloNoah Stallion never thought he'd reconnect with Catherine Moore—his childhood crush turned beautiful and savvy businesswoman. Then their high school reunion provides them with the chance to rekindle their sizzling attraction. But with an obsessive stalker targeting her, Catherine is extremely vulnerable. Noah can't let the best thing that ever happened to both of them get away—no matter the risk…. TOUCH OF PARADISE (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady)by Dara GirardTen years ago, Aaron Wethers saved Rebecca Cromwell from drowning. Although they went their separate ways, they never forgot each other. Now his Caribbean resort is hosting Rebecca's fashion collection, and she has two weeks to show Aaron how much she's grown up. But when a series of dangerous events threaten to sabotage her show, can he be the hero she needs? THE LOVE GAME (The Anderson Family)by Regina HartTyler Anderson is poised to take over his family's company. But first he must team up with self-made marketing consultant Iris Beharie. Landing the Anderson Adventures account could save Iris's fledgling PR firm. And as Tyler sheds his introverted image in the bedroom, things heat up in the boardroom. Amid distrust and treachery, is Ty ready to gamble everything on a love that's as real as it gets?
Satisfaction guaranteed... The software empire Jason Ward built from scratch is his best revenge against the tragic past he wants to forget. But when a business rival seizes his company, he discovers he has to reinvent his ruthless reputation. Hiring Abby Baylor to give him a polished edge with investors is a brilliant business move. Until she unleashes a desire that has Jason aching to show the gorgeous etiquette coach a few maneuvers of his own. Still reeling from a messy divorce, Abby's steering clear of romance, especially with her fiery-tempered new client. But the seductive entrepreneur is tempting her to mix business and pleasure with a passion that soon melts her resolve. However, when secrets from Jason's past threaten both their futures and their lives, is Abby ready to gamble everything on love-the biggest game-changer of all?
Noreen Webster is a divorced romance novelist who has given up on love. While on a cruise to Barbados, she becomes intrigued by handsome stranger Michael Vaughn. Except this tall, dark, and so-hot brother may not be who he seems. Original.
They're perfect for each other...Desperate to save her family home from foreclosure, Hannah Olaniyi takes on a seemingly unwinnable case...for a substantial fee. But her new client is testing the North Carolina attorney in ways she never imagined. As tempers ignite over conflicting strategies, Hannah fights a desire that's taking her from the boardroom and into the bedroom of the town's most notorious playboy. They just don't know it yet. Amal Harper needs a lawyer fast...someone willing to go up against a powerful family. But there's a shocking secret in this hard-driving businessman's past. Amal doesn't want to lose Hannah, especially after she starts working her seductive magic. Is it too late to mend his bad-boy ways and claim his future with the woman who's his total opposite-except when it comes to love?
Mary was a little lamb. . . Mary Reyland was fed up with being taken for granted, and ready to step on a few toes--while wearing a pair of sexy black fishnets to her next client meeting. . . . Till she discovered her inner vixen!Edmund Davis enjoyed being in charge. That's why he chose to work with "mousy" Mary. But when a sultry, confident Mary strode into his office, he wasn't sure how to handle the challenge. And apparently the new and improved Mary wasn't going to settle for anything less than she deserved, in business or pleasure. . . .
The baby of the family, Daniella Duvall has a passion for adventure in her blood. But the thrill-seeking travel writer gets more than she bargained for when the plane she's on spirals out of control in midair! The tall, dark stranger who comes to the rescue both intrigues and attracts her. When he disappears after their emergency landing, she's determined to find her vanished hero again.The man calling himself Richard Engleright is really former medic pilot Trenton Sheppard. He has his reasons for staying out of the spotlight, but then Daniella shows up on his doorstep. Caught between a dangerous secret and his desire for the elegant beauty, he gives in to temptation...only to thrust her into harm's way. With everything on the line, Trenton is forced from the shadows, and he will fight to keep his secret past from destroying the possibility of a future with Daniella....
Anna Marie has spent too long trying to please everybody else. Now, thanks to an unexpected inheritance, she's got a new lease on life. Her first step? Accepting the invitation to the Black Stockings Society. Still, the scandalous fishnets she receives in her first package must be a mistake. Anna Marie would never wear something so outrageously sexy to a meeting with her lawyer. . . would she? In high school, Desmond Rockwell was a rebel barely aware of Anna Marie's existence, or the fact that she had a major crush on him. But he can't ignore the bold, seductive woman who has come to him seeking legal advice, unleashing a sizzling attraction that proves that some things are definitely worth the wait. . . .
Nikki Dupree feels like the luckiest designer in the world. She's just been commissioned to reinvent the magnificent island home of wealthy recluse Lucian Kontos. From the moment the private plane he sends for Nikki touches down, she's enchanted by the breathtaking sunsets over the shimmering blue waters of the Mediterranean. But all bets are off when Nikki meets her insufferably arrogant alpha employer....After his world was scarred by fire, Lucian thought his life was over. But Nikki could be his second chance. With her sensual beauty and passion for life, she's slowly healing his heart. In her arms, the smoldering secrets of the past are consumed by the desire burning between them. Can Nikki see beyond the past of a wounded man who wants to spend the rest of his days loving her?
'Tis the season...for love? Dr. Lora Rice is done flying through life solo. 30 Days to Romance guarantees the Maryland researcher will finally snag the man of her dreams. He's not Dr. Justin Silver, who is brilliant, full-of-himself and totally wrong for her. So why is her hunky fellow scientist awakening feelings that make Lora long to come in from the cold? Justin is a man of science. When he finally notices Lora, he no longer sees her as his work-obsessed colleague and competitor for a coveted fellowship, but as an incredibly desirable woman. And when a business trip strands them in a snowbound Minnesota cabin, he's suddenly a man ruled by desire. As passion heats up the long winter nights, Justin has to find a way to convince Lora that rivals in business can become the best partners in love.... Kimani Hotties: It's All About Our Men
Mixing business with pleasureSick-of-being-single business consultant Dawn Adjani has two goals-earn the biggest payday of her stalled career by restructuring an ailing medical-technology company and catch the eye of Jordan Taylor, the company's sexy CEO. While revamping the company is easy, snagging Mr. "I'll-Never-Love-Again" Taylor is a challenge. But working so closely with a man who oozes sex appeal is a blessing and a curse. And when long days at the office lead to heart-pounding kisses and a bone-searing night of passion, both Dawn and Jordan are pushed to the breaking point....
Model-turned-photographer Mariella Duvall has just landed her dream job. And she isn't about to let anyone screw it up. Especially not Ian Cooper--the sexiest, handsomest but most ill-mannered man she's ever met. Unfortunately, Ian has been hired to troubleshoot her project, and he's way too fond of dishing out orders. . . Then Mariella and Ian are stranded on assignment in the middle of nowhere, and she is shocked to see Ian's protective side. Suddenly things are heating up between them in a far more pleasurable way--and she is finding it impossible to resist Ian's soul-stirring kisses. But once back in reality, will they be able to overcome their differences and let the sparks between them ignite into an everlasting love?
Island heat Ten years ago, Aaron Wethers saved Rebecca Cromwell from drowning on spring break. Enamored by her sexy savior, Rebecca fell short of getting the hard-edged executive interested in turning his role of practical hero into a romantic one. Now his Caribbean resort is hosting Rebecca's fashion collection, and she has two weeks to show Aaron how much she's grown up. Yet instead of enjoying revenge, she's falling hard for the real but enigmatic man behind her long-ago infatuation. Aaron hasn't forgotten the vibrant young student who propositioned him that night. He's left breathless by the self-assured, stunning beauty she's become. Under a blue island sky, they discover a deep, searing connection. But when a series of dangerous events threaten to sabotage her show, can he be the hero she needs now?
When it comes to disastrous relationships, Suzanne Rand wrote the book. The frumpy-housewife-turned-superstar-author has come home to North Carolina to sell the family house--then hightail it back out of town.But there's an unfinished chapter in her life: bad-boy-turned-successful-businessman Rick Gordon. Suzanne's been burned before and can't let the roving playboy play fast and loose with her heart again...even if he is the sexiest thing on two legs. And once passion reignites in Rick's arms, she has no idea where this story's going....Rick could write the book on how not to get hooked. But he's never forgotten Suzanne, and now's his chance to pick up where they left off. That's why he's plotting a course of seduction she'll never be able to resist. But will their rekindled passion lead to love...and the happy ending they both crave?
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