Romance was the last thing on their minds--until the holidays brought these two women face to face with the men of their dreams. . .Holiday Seduction Kayla PerrinMikki Harper isn't looking forward to going home for her sister's wedding--especially since she's just been dumped. Then she runs into "Boring Barry" from high school and soon the two are catching up on old times--and Mikki discovers Barry is anything but boring. Mikki doesn't expect to see him again, especially not at a dinner hosted by the groom's family. It turns out Barry wants to relive their fling. But will Mikki run into his arms--or back to her ex, who's suddenly had a change of heart? Her Holiday Gifts Deborah Fletcher MelloCommissioned to bake a towering cake for the Whitman Corporation's CEO at their New Year's extravaganza--Malisa Ivey is mortified when she gets trapped inside. Even worse, the cake is then transported--with Malisa inside--to Gabriel Whitman's office. The sexy business tycoon is shocked when a beautiful woman pops out of his dessert--and can't help but wonder what it would be like to have such sweetness in his life all year. . .
Out of the frying pan...With his smooth moves and killer smile, celebrity chef Darwin Tolliver was the stuff sexual fantasies were made of. He'd been the object of attorney Bridget Hinton's fantasies for years. But despite their attraction, Bridget wasn't interested in a casual fling. So why was she thinking more and more about getting him from the kitchen to the bedroom?Into the fireWhen Darwin found himself in need of legal advice, he knew just the lawyer to call. Seeing Bridget again sparked a longing in him for something he never knew he wanted-beauty and brains. But with his star rising and tabloid scandals running amok, could he convince Bridget that there's more to him than just the playboy bachelor she remembered?
Warm up with these sweet and sexy holiday tales of love and romance...Sealed With A Kiss Celeste O. NorfleetSmall town bad boy Dean Everett has made good in the tech world and now struggling Hayden, Georgia, is ready to welcome him home--along with his corporate headquarters. But Carmen Stiles is less than happy to see him. Dean had no idea he broke her heart when he left town after high school. Now he plans to make up for it--and as old friendship stirs new passion, Carmen just might let him--until she suspects he has no intention of really making things right for Hayden, or for her....Mistletoe Lane Regina HartBenjamin Brooks's marriage ended when he learned his wife was having an affair--with his boss. Now he's returned to Trinity Falls to start a new job--and ignore Christmas. Too bad his new employee, June Cale, won't let him. June knows all about bitterness, and she's determined to help Ben heal--through embracing the holidays. And soon he just might find himself embracing brave and beautiful June as well....His Christmas Present Deborah Fletcher MelloBianca Torres is already dreading Christmas with her parents in tiny Boone, North Carolina. But she's not at all prepared for her father's golf buddy, the sexy, successful, holiday-loving, aptly named Ethan Christmas. And when she and Ethan find themselves snowbound, Bianca discovers a whole new appreciation for the season...
After a rocky year, life is once again sweet for brothers Troy and Quentin Elliot, and Quentin's new wife, Harper. Their bakery, Just Desserts, is thriving, with Quentin as pastry chef, and attorney Troy handling the books. In fact, Troy is ready to pursue his next big goal: to run for Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee. The competition is tough, but there's one challenge Troy doesn't anticipate--his opponent's distractingly beautiful campaign manager and daughter, Amina Salman. . . A fellow attorney, Amina hopes to reconnect with her estranged father. But a chance meeting with Troy quickly complicates her task. Not only is her passionate spirit at odds with her father's conservative values, her attraction to his rival leaves her even more conflicted. Soon, Amina and Troy are falling in love--but when they surrender to sweet temptation, they find themselves with more at stake than a campaign victory. . . Praise for Deborah Fletcher Mello An author who consistently delivers a strong story, complex characters and scorching love scenes. --RT Book Reviews
After a rocky year, life is once again sweet for brothers Troy and Quentin Elliot, and Quentin's new wife, Harper. Their bakery, Just Desserts, is thriving, with Quentin as pastry chef, and attorney Troy handling the books. In fact, Troy is ready to pursue his next big goal: to run for Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee. The competition is tough, but there's one challenge Troy doesn't anticipate--his opponent's distractingly beautiful campaign manager and daughter, Amina Salman. . .A fellow attorney, Amina hopes to reconnect with her estranged father. But a chance meeting with Troy quickly complicates her task. Not only is her passionate spirit at odds with her father's conservative values, her attraction to his rival leaves her even more conflicted. Soon, Amina and Troy are falling in love--but when they surrender to sweet temptation, they find themselves with more at stake than a campaign victory. . .Praise for Deborah Fletcher Mello"An author who consistently delivers a strong story, complex characters and scorching love scenes." --RT Book Reviews
Phaedra Parrish's life takes a sudden turn when she discovers she's a member of the legendary Stallion clan. In Dallas to meet her newly found half brothers, the worldly photographer isn't looking for romance-or commitment. But self-made hotel tycoon Mason Boudreaux III won't take no for an answer. Under starry Texas skies, the dashing and debonair CEO is showing Phaedra what men in the West are really like.Mason's got everything riding on his make-or-break business deal with the Stallions. Now the corporate playboy has an even stronger reason to merge with them: his desire for their exquisite, free-spirited sister. But Mason wants more than just a business deal. He wants to get to know the woman behind the camera. From a sprawling Western ranch to an exotic private island, Mason woos Phaedra...but will she say I do to a lifetime of forever in his arms?
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?
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!MY STALLION HEART (The Stallions)Deborah Fletcher MelloSupermodel Natalie Stallion is called back to her hometown from London to settle her mother's estate. But when a nor'easter delays her plans and strands her with Tinjin Braddy, they take full advantage of the delay. The continent-hopping playboy doesn't expect to see her again. But their lives and careers are about to collide at a Stallion family reunion...WINNING HER LOVE (Bay Point Confessions)Harmony EvansBay Point Mayor Gregory Langston wants community activist Vanessa Miller to help run his reelection campaign. Their attraction is a potential powder keg, especially when they are on opposite sides of a controversial issue. But a vicious smear campaign could destroy Gregory's shot at a second term. Will it also cost him forever with Vanessa?BEAUTIFUL SURRENDER (An Elite Event)Sherelle GreenMya Winters is organizing a charity date auction. There's one hitch: her cohost, private investigator Malik Madden, only has eyes for her. If she'd just confide in him, he could help piece together the truth about her past. But trust works both ways. And his only chance at a future with her is to share a secret that threatens their passionate connection...MOONLIGHT KISSES (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady)Phyllis BourneIt's just Sage Matthews's luck that Cole Sinclair, the man stirring her dormant passions, wants to buy her cosmetics company. Takeover bid: denied. But in the bedroom their rivalry morphs into sizzling chemistry. The kind of partnership Sage craves takes compromise and trust--do they have the courage to go beyond the surface to find what's real?
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!TWELVE DAYS OF PLEASURE (The Boudreaux Family)Deborah Fletcher MelloWhen Vanessa Harrison witnesses a crime, sexy FBI agent Kendrick Boudreaux whisks her away to safety in the Caribbean. In his protective arms, they're soon giving in to their deepest passions. Until a shocking revelation threatens their future together, forcing Kendrick to choose between his career and the woman he has come to cherish...FALLING INTO FOREVER (Wintersage Wedding)Phyllis BourneIsaiah Jacobs is back in Wintersage to care for his ailing father. And when he and Sandra Woolcott reunite after years apart, it's all the former high school sweethearts can do not to fall for each other once more. Can they bury the pain of the past and build a promising future together?RED VELVET KISSES (An Elite Event)Sherelle GreenMeeting gorgeous Micah Madden while lingerie shopping leaves event planner Lexus Turner embarrassed yet intrigued. While she's determined to keep her distance...he's determined to uncover the woman behind her buttoned-up facade. But with Lex's ex is swiftly moving in for a second chance, Micah will have to open up in ways he never dared before...VEGAS, BABY (Kimani Hotties: Promise Me Forever)Theodora TaylorCole Benton has to get Sunny Johnson to marry him before he's to inherit his family's chain of luxurious hotels and casinos. Before his true motives can be revealed, one spontaneous kiss and sizzling hot chemistry take over, but is it now too late to tell Sunny the truth?
He's raising the stakes-one kiss at a time... After a nasty divorce, Maitlyn Boudreaux is ready to reclaim her sensuality and rediscover her inner wild child. A luxury cruise to exotic ports of call is just what the New Orleans negotiator needs...and meeting Zak Sayed on board could be an added bonus. The high-stakes poker player wants the same thing she does: a sizzling hot fling with no strings attached. A brilliant entrepreneur and professional gambler, Zak is one of the world's most sought-after bachelors. But beneath the playboy facade is a guy who's playing for keeps. The passionate eldest daughter of the Boudreaux clan is the soul mate he's been searching for.... Even as a ruthless business adversary threatens to destroy everything Zak cherishes most, can he convince Maitlyn to take the biggest gamble of all?
"You have beautiful eyes. I think I could love you...."From the moment Talisa London woke on the operating table and looked into Dr. Jericho Becton's mesmerizing blue-green gaze, she knew he was unlike any other man she'd ever met. Running into him a few weeks later only confirmed the spark between them wasn't imagined. But this time they were in a wartorn African nation, far from the safety of their Atlanta home.... Working toward a common goal in a world where danger lurked in every corner, Jericho and Talisa found themselves swept up in a wave of desire that left them both breathless and wanting more. But would they survive their mission with their love-and lives-intact?
Luke Stallion has a different woman in his bed every other week. Then he meets fashion designer Joanne Lake, who arouses a passion the playboy can't live without. Will her secret threaten the future of Luke's powerful clan? Original.
LOSING HEART LEADS TO...ROSHAWN BRADSHER finds that a midlife change is exactly what she needs after her divorce. Amicable with her ex-husband and peacefully co-parenting, Roshawn decides that a complete change of scene is required to ignite passion in her life. When Angel Rios steps into her office, she is determined not to be swept away by this baseball player's considerable charms....FINDING A LIFETIME OF LOVE.ANGEL RIOS finds that his new home in Arizona provides all the challenges he can manage, at the moment. Yet, as an unmarried, ruggedly handsome athlete, Angel is decidedly a prime target and catch for women at home and on the road. However, a social life is not going to derail him now that he's made it to the major leagues. In fact, entanglements of any kind are the last thing on his mind. Until lovely Roshawn proves there's more ways at winning in life.
One legendary clan International supermodel Natalie Stallion has come a long way from her humble Utah roots. Called back from London to settle her mother's estate, she has conflicting feelings about reuniting with her estranged siblings. And when a nor'easter strands her with a sexy stranger, she decides to take advantage of the delay. But sharing a fleeting moment in time with world-famous designer Tinjin Braddy leaves her with regrets for what might have been. Haunted by the memory of that sizzling goodbye kiss at the airport, the continent-hopping playboy doesn't expect to see the siren in stilettos again. But their lives and careers are about to collide at a Stallion family reunion. And now high-level espionage threatens Tinjin's entire business empire. With suspicion-and irresistible desire-igniting, can Tinjin trust Natalie with his future and his heart?
It took grit and determination to climb her way to the top of male-dominated Hollywood. Now, with three Oscars under her belt, Dahlia Morrow is banking everything on her next film. She doesn't need some bad-boy actor cramping her style. Especially when Guy Boudreaux starts putting the moves on her, tempting the hardworking producer to mix pleasure with business.With an impressive list of blockbusters under his belt, Guy is looking for something more than another ticket to stardom. He's heard the rumors about the trail of broken hearts the ambitious diva has left behind. Once he's tasted Dahlia's passion, he vows to be her one and only. Yet when they are tested by jealousy, betrayal and a secret that binds the powerful Boudreaux and Stallion families, will Guy be able to prove to Dahlia that she's the only leading lady for him?
As an accomplished architect, single dad of teenage twin girls, and co-owner of The Playground, Raleigh's hottest jazz and blues club, it's an understatement to say Malcolm Cobb has his hands full. Add to that an ex-wife who knows how to bring the drama, it's no surprise he has little time or inclination for a personal life. But when he spots stunning, voluptuous Cilla Jameson, he's suddenly considering rearranging his schedule and setting aside his concerns. . .Independent and successful, Cilla would love to be in love. But when it comes to men, she has a lengthy list of requirements. And "no children" is at the top. Yet she can't help being intrigued by Malcolm. He's handsome, fascinating, respectful--and up for a challenge. But is Cilla? After all, the man has baggage--and it is fully packed. Can she handle the ex who's determined to keep him single? Or the twins who are not quite the angels Malcolm thinks? She'll have to decide, if she wants to play for keeps. . .
Romeo Marshall is over six feet of cool, smooth, hot, southern seductiveness--just like the music at his popular Raleigh club, The Playground Jazz and Blues Bar. With his beloved mother gone and no father he's ever known, the business is Romeo's everything. It's a place where anything can happen--and the evening one gorgeous young woman and one intriguing old musician walk into the bar--and into Romeo's life--it does. There's something about high-powered, down-to-the earth Taryn Williams that captures Romeo's attention like no other woman has. Yet unanswered questions from his past seem to hold him back from real commitment. For Romeo to move forward in love, he'll have to learn some devastating truths--and James "Piano Man" Burdett is there to teach him. And with Taryn's help, Romeo just may accept that like music, life sometimes needs to be improvised. . .
The last thing Travis Stallion wants is to be the bearer of bad news. But as he tries to comfort just-jilted Tierra Brady, he finds that he's falling for her. Soon he decides to persuade Tierra to take that walk down the aisle ... with him.
Wealthy Texas scion Matthew Stallion is the playboy of the Western world. In the courtroom, he's unbeatable. On a horse, he's unstoppable. And in bed...he's irresistible. But it may be time for the second eldest Stallion son to hang up his Stetson when he clashes with single mother Katrina Broomes. The widowed judge is the epitome of judicial calm and old-fashioned tradition. Until Matthew unleashes her wild passion.The charismatic, eye-catchingly gorgeous attorney is six feet plus of potent masculinity. Katrina doesn't stand a chance against Matthew's sensual onslaught. From the chic boulevards of Paris to the sprawling Stallion family ranch, she's getting a lesson in seduction-Texan style. Because when it comes to love out West...the sky's the limit!
He's going beyond the call of duty Salt Lake City PD detective Noah Stallion is missing one thing: a soul mate. He doesn't expect to find her at his fifteenth high school reunion. But reconnecting with Catherine Moore-his childhood crush, and now a beautiful and savvy businesswoman-brings back an onslaught of memories. And brings on a weekend of unending passion when they give in to their sizzling attraction. The guy voted Most Likely to Marry a Supermodel awakens a lot more than lust in Catherine, and saying goodbye is the hardest thing she's ever had to do. Then pleasure and business collide when Noah reenters her life. With an obsessive stalker targeting the high-flying CEO just as she's preparing to take her aircraft-leasing company public, Catherine is extremely vulnerable. But Noah can't let the best thing that ever happened to both of them get away-no matter what the risk...
Love is the best treat of all. . . When the owner of Memphis's most mouthwatering bakery, Just Desserts, suddenly dies, pastry chef Quentin Elliott and his brother, office manager Troy Elliott, are distraught. Everett "Pop" Donovan was more than their boss, he was a beloved mentor. So they're shocked to learn that Pop left the business to his beautiful, estranged daughter--a woman they know nothing about--and who knows nothing about running a bakery. . . Harper Donovan intends to sell off Just Desserts as quickly as possible. She has no interest in Memphis, much less sweets. However, handsome Quentin has definitely sparked her appetite--and business aside, the feeling is irresistibly mutual. But soon a powerful, smooth-talking rival appears, vying for Harper's heart and her bakery. Harper might have a taste for Memphis after all--and Quentin might have to prove he's exactly what she craves. . . Praise for Deborah Fletcher Mello"An author who consistently delivers a strong story, complex characters and scorching love scenes. " --RT Book Reviews
Love is the best treat of all. . .When the owner of Memphis's most mouthwatering bakery, Just Desserts, suddenly dies, pastry chef Quentin Elliott and his brother, office manager Troy Elliott, are distraught. Everett "Pop" Donovan was more than their boss, he was a beloved mentor. So they're shocked to learn that Pop left the business to his beautiful, estranged daughter--a woman they know nothing about--and who knows nothing about running a bakery... Harper Donovan intends to sell off Just Desserts as quickly as possible. She has no interest in Memphis, much less sweets. However, handsome Quentin has definitely sparked her appetite--and business aside, the feeling is irresistibly mutual. But soon a powerful, smooth-talking rival appears, vying for Harper's heart and her bakery. Harper might have a taste for Memphis after all--and Quentin might have to prove he's exactly what she craves. . .Praise for Deborah Fletcher Mello"An author who consistently delivers a strong story, complex characters and scorching love scenes." --RT Book Reviews
He likes to go fast. . . But when mogul Mark Stallion meets sharp-shooting mechanic Michelle "Mitch" Coleman the motorcycle-driving Texan discovers what it means to fall fast and hard leaving him in awe of Mitch's skills. . . and her beauty. She likes it slow. . . Mitch isn't interested in a pretty rich boy who plays games with women's hearts--no matter how well-built and fine he is. But the heat generated between Mark and Mitch is enough to create new opportunities for her heart to thaw. Soon some matchmaking and a little mystery show her how easy it could be to fall in love.
Pleasure before business. . . John Stallion may be a ruthless CEO who thinks he can buy her family's Texas ranch, but Dallas businesswoman Marah Briscoe intends to put her considerable charm and savvy into breaking his iron grip on the proposed deal. Instead, she's blindsided by a man as infuriating as he is irresistible--a man who makes it clear he plays to win, especially where a beautiful woman is concerned. Marah is feisty and furious, but all John can think about is the feel of her soft skin and full, sensual lips. The line between business and pleasure is crossed the moment she storms into his office wearing skinny jeans and sultry perfume. Determined to get closer to this passionate woman who has invaded his life, he begins their negotiations with a kiss. . . .
A fine work of art... Legendary engineer Darryl Boudreaux is a master with his hands, and his creative genius is unparalleled. Many a woman has desired Darryl's expert tutelage, but he is off the market-for anything serious. Experience has convinced him to focus his passion on his work. When architect Camryn Charles gets sight of her new partner, she is determined to keep things professional. This is easier said than done. Is it the heat of the smoldering French Quarter, or is it Darryl's quiet sexiness that is raising her temperature? Camryn would never sacrifice her integrity for a few wanton moments between the sheets. Yet Darryl's burning gaze suggests there could be something more between them-something that could dare them both to lay everything on the line....
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