La obligación familiar era lo único que podía hacer que Luc Dantefi soltero convencidofi cuidara de la heredera Téa de Luca. Pero cuando Luc sintió el calor del infierno de los Dantefi una pasión arrolladora hizo que terminaran juntos en la cama.Se suponía que sólo iba a durar seis semanas...hasta que sus familias se enteraron. Luc accedió a casarse para respetar el honor de su familiafi pero ¿acabaría aceptando a Téa como su amor predestinado?
Do you take this man...Marrying Lucien Kincaid is the last way Raine Featherstone plans to celebrate turning thirty! They might have flirted with marriage in the past, but Raine refuses to let him have a hold over her again....to be the father of your baby?When circumstances throw them together, the unfinished business between them simmers dangerously-reaching boiling point when Raine makes a shock announcement!
Alessandro Salvatore was stunned when a woman appeared on his doorstep carrying a baby-claiming he was the father! Alessandro wasn't looking for a wife and he wanted Lauren Williams, whoever she was, off his property....Lauren could understand Alessandro's surprise, but she was determined little Nick should have a family for Christmas. There was nothing else for it-she'd simply have to teach Alessandro to believe in love again!
All his life, Gabe Moretti has denied his Dante heritage-but when he meets Kat Malloy, his late wife's cousin, the Dante Inferno cannot be ignored. He tells himself it's only business-her hand in exchange for a necklace his mother created. But when one touch leads to another-and a kiss leads to more-Gabe realizes he's in over his head. Because Kat has secrets he needs to uncover. And now he'll have to do the one thing he's sworn never to do-go to his Dante relatives to find out the truth about this powerful passion....
Discover last year's finest. . . with the best eBooks of 2008!There's nothing quite like a June wedding. . . but no matter what month it is, you can indulge with these amazing bridal books of 2008! Bundle includes The Sheik and the Pregnant Bride by Susan Mallery, King of the Desert, Captive Bride by Jane Porter and Dante's Blackmailed Bride by Day Leclaire. . . plus a free bonus story, The Prince's Housekeeper Bride by Carol Marinelli!
Man of the Month Series
Texas billionaire Joc Arnaud had triumphed over his illegitimate roots to become a business legend. And no baby of his would grow up penniless and ridiculed like he had. So whether Rosalyn Oakley liked it or not, their child would bear his name. As would she. He knew Rosalyn wanted nothing more than to run back to her little ranch and never lay eyes on him again. Too bad. Because she wasn't going anywhere with his baby.
Reed Harding had gone through twelve secretaries in six months, but Angie Makepeace was different. She was blonde, beautiful -- and convinced that she was Reed's guardian angel! She claimed her mission was to find Reed a wife. But Reed wanted only one thing -- to find the baby son or daughter he'd never known. That, and to seduce Angie Makepeace!
Hanna Tyler was fed up with her family's matchmaking: she just had to find herself a husband! When a friend gave her a ticket to the Cinderella Ball, Hanna decided to bring home a husband -- on a trial-only basis, of course!Marco Salvatore was looking for a business deal, not a bride. He considered it impossible to choose a wife in one night. He was wrong: he wanted Hanna the moment he saw her. . . and they were married by midnight! Now Marco had to convince Hanna that their instant marriage could last a lifetime!
Through an exclusive arrangement with the publisher, Thorndike Press offers the finest selections from the popular Harlequin Romance line in a library hardcover format. Harlequin fans are delighted to find favorite authors like Betty Neels, Emma Darcy, and Penny Jordan published in easy-to-read, lightweight, durable hardcovers -- perfect for outreach and homebound library services. Penelope believed in being practical. She needed a husband, so she decided to investigate suitable candidates -- and propose! Stefano Salvatore was perfect, and their marriage would also combine their business assets. Surely Stefano would find such logic irresistible?But this passionate Italian believed in marrying for love. When Penelope walked into his office bearing matching wedding rings he thought she was crazy -- but adorable. In fact, he was tempted to take her proposition seriously!
"I'm having your baby. " With those words, Emma Worth changed Chase Larson's life forever. Having been born on the wrong side of the marriage bed, the millionaire vowed no baby of his would be so cruelly labeled. There was just one thing that might keep him from making Emma his wife: their feuding families. She'd never dreamed one night with Chase would bind them forever. The pregnant heiress desperately wanted to raise their child together, but only if Chase could forget they were enemies. . . .
Jump into the fire Severo Dante and his brothers had always dismissed rumors of the Inferno--an explosive desire that overtakes Dante men when they first see their soul mates. Then Severo met jewelry designer Francesca Sommers and was astonished by their raw, urgent, mutual attraction. A rising star at a rival company, Francesca has crafted a dazzling new collection that could ruin Severo's plans to rebuild the Dante empire. His solution: blackmail her into becoming his employee--and his fiancÉe--until their smoldering affair runs its course. But some fires, once lit, can never be extinguished. . . .
Wealthy businessman Lazzaro Dante was far too sophisticated to believe in the legend of the Dante Inferno. So he was certain that a marriage of convenience, to protect his family's claim to a priceless diamond, would leave his heart untouched. But from the first moment he met Ariana Romano, his very soul was seared by a desire unlike any he had ever known. And despite their secret agreement to make theirs a marriage in name only, he knew the passion that blazed between them could not be kept hidden for long. . . .
In the Dante family, one touch was all it took. The heat shared between Constantine Romano and Gianna Dante would not be ignored-even though Constantine left town nearly two years ago! But now he was back and Gianna was about to teach him that a Dante was not to be ignored.... The Italian businessman didn't anticipate this lovely Dante getting under his skin-but he wouldn't let anyone else have her, either! Whether or not he believed in the legend of the Inferno, Constantine knew that Gianna was going to be his by whatever means possible. And his brand of persuasion would be oh-so-passionate!
They called it The Inferno--the all-consuming desire that scorched a man just once in a lifetime. Millionaire Marco Dante felt its flames the moment he set eyes on Caitlyn Vaughn. Nothing could keep him from having her--not even her engagement to his twin brother! So he posed as her true fiancé, stealing her away for a rushed wedding and a breathtaking honeymoon. But then he had to face his new bride when she discovered his masquerade--and somehow find a way to turn her blazing fury back into white-hot passion. . . .
Nothing could keep Nicolò Dante from uncovering the truth about Kiley O'Dell. He knew she had to be a liar, but the moment he set eyes on the beauty, his soul was scorched by the once-in-a-lifetime heat of The Dante Inferno. Then a sudden accident stole her memory, and he seized the chance to learn all her deepest secrets-- by pretending to be her husband. But the longer he kept up the dangerous masquerade, the clearer it became that whoever this woman was--whatever she was--he couldn't rest until he made her truly his own. . . .
With the throne of Verdonia at stake, marriage becomes just another strategy for securing the crown. But in top-selling author Day Leclaire's enthralling trilogy, the three princes embroiled in the struggle for control must wrestle not only with duty, honor and ambition, but with their own deepest desires, as the dazzling women chosen as pawns in their game of power arouse in them overwhelming passion and fierce need. With abductions, intrigues, false identities and larceny complicating their plans, can these royal heirs resolve their conflict and learn to rule their own hearts? Bundle includesThe Forbidden Princess, The Prince's MistressandThe Royal Wedding Night.
Minutes before walking down the aisle, Princess Alyssa Sutherland--possible heir to the Verdonian throne--vanished into thin air. Rumor has it that the lady in question wasn't marrying for love. Did Her Highness catch a case of cold feet? Perhaps a certain oh-so-uninvited guest crashed the party. Sources say Merrick Montgomery was spotted on the scene. . . and gossipmongers are buzzing with tales of a secret elopement. Did the dangerously sexy rebel kidnap the princess for political gain? Or did he simply sweep our royal beauty off her feet?
Harlequin Desire brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from December 1 to December 31! Escape with a crown prince, a sexy sheikh and a passionate billionaire in these three stories by USA TODAY. bestselling authors. This Harlequin Desire bundle includes A Golden Betrayal by Barbara Dunlop, The Sheikh's Destiny by Olivia Gates and Becoming Dante by Day Leclaire.Look for 6 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Desire!
This trio of irresistible stories from Maggie Shayne, Linda Winstead Jones and Day Leclaire touch the heart of who we are and what we desire. . . ;. Melinda Terwilliger is a mild-mannered teacher-until she accidentally becomesThe Toughest Girl in Town. But she meets her match in an undercover cop determined to get to know the real Melinda. . . ;with kisses hot enough to melt any woman's heart!When law secretary Nell Rose is snowbound with a handsome stranger, keeping her New Year'sResolutionbecomes nearly impossible. Why swear off men when a romantic weekend with a reclusive writer seems to be the ideal way to ring in the new year?Plain Jayne Myleston seduced her office crush at a masked ball-and then found she'd turned up the heat with the wrong man! Even after the ball, she can't say no to herMystery Lover. That is, until Jayne finds out who he really is!
Sami Fontaine wanted a baby more than anything. But she didn't want a husband! Where could she find a man willing to father a child without gaining a wife? The solution was simple: advertise... When gorgeous Noah Hawke turned up on her doorstep, Sami knew she'd found the perfect man. Only, Noah wasn't reporting for baby-making duties: he'd been hired to watch over Sami. And the best way to protect her was to marry her!
Santa comes in many forms in these two full-length novels. In Quinn's "The Heart of Christmas, " Abby Hayden is persuaded by Dr. Nick McIntyre to work at a home for pregnant teens, where she receives a special gift. In Leclaire's "Her Secret Santa, " Mathias Blackstone arranges for one of his young clients to meet children's writer Jacqueline Randell. He soon suspects she is the answer to his own Christmas wish. Reissue.
Billionaire businessman Jack Mason had devised the perfect strategy for keeping custody of his orphaned niece. He'd hire the right nanny and seduce her into marrying him. It should prove easy enough. He was, after all, irresistible. Annalise Stefano was ideal. The attractive new nanny had quickly bonded with the little girl. And Jack was anticipating their wedding night more than he'd imagined. Even so, he couldn't have predicted that Annalise wouldn't want to become his wife. Or that the secret she was keeping could jeopardize his plans for creating the perfect family. . . .
Rafe Dante negaba el Infierno, esa complicidad apasionada que causaba picor en las palmas de las manos de los amantes destinados. Pero su familia hacía desfilar mujeres por delante de él...hasta que se le ocurrió una idea.Elegiría a su novia, proclamaría que era su alma gemela y, cuando ella se marchara, él se quedaría "desolado" y su familia no se atrevería a interferir de nuevo. Así que Rafe contrató a la dulce y hermosa Larkin Thatcher para que fuera su prometida temporal. Pero Larkin tenía secretos...y entonces Rafe sintió el calor infernal...
He'd been the housekeeper's son, foolish enough to fall for the boss's daughter. Kicked to the curb, Alex Montoya had become a self-made millionaire with one agenda--revenge. Now he had Rebecca Huntington exactly where he wanted her...paying off her father's debts by being his housekeeper. Alex vowed he would not feel anything but cold disdain for the woman now at his mercy. But some memories were hard to erase, just as some desires were impossible to resist.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.