Había levantado un imperio a base de trabajo y una voluntad de hierro, pero la reputación de Gavin Mason estaba siendo cuestionada. Todo porque se parecía a un personaje de un bestseller de Violet Tandy. Violet iba a tener que darle muchas explicaciones, aunque no se conocían de nada...
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR... Too bad sexy Rosemary March didn't heed this advice--because as an adolescent, she'd harbored a secret wish to get even with nerdy, brainy Willis Random. She'd also has other secret wishes involving him--ones she hoped to realize if she ever got the chance. And suddenly, thirteen years later, there was a chance--all six feet two inches of him--knocking at her door. And as Rosemary stared at the magnificent speciment that Willis had turned into, she swore she was going to have one more crack at him. Prove to the science whiz that hers was a body as worthy of study as any comet's. If it was the last thing she did...
He'd carved out his empire with hard work and steely determination. But now billionaire Gavin Mason's reputation was in question. All because he resembled a character in Violet Tandy's bestselling novel. Since he'd never even met the woman, she had some serious explaining to do. Seemingly innocent Violet claimed her work was pure fiction, but no one in Gavin's elite social circle was buying it. The infuriating beauty owed him big-time, and he found great pleasure in making her pretend to be his girlfriend. Still, Gavin wondered if having her this close would destroy his most prized status-that of confirmed bachelor.
WHAT A WEDDING! Angie Ellison had just married a gorgeous mystery man in a hastily arranged wedding ceremony. Clearly, the folklore about the comet passing by her small town was true--it affected everyone's morals! Surely that was why she was looking forward to her wedding night with one heck of a bad boy... Sexy undercover agent Ethan Zorn wasn't interested in silly comet lore, shotgun weddings or sticking around this crazy town once his assignment was over. But he also knew it wasn't the comet making him act like such a hot-and-bothered newlywed in love. It was Angie... BLAME IT ON BOB: The comet passes through once every fifteen years...but leaves behind a lifetime of love!
Enchanted. Not something billionaire Marcus Fallon has ever felt. Yet when he lays eyes on Della Hannan, a mysterious beauty, he knows she's meant to be his. Hadn't chance thrown them together again and again? Who is he not to take an opportunity when it's offered? But one night is not enough for Marcus. Only after he asks Della for more does she explain she has no plans to stay. And the infamous bachelor finds himself with the tables turned-the one woman he wants has no intention of being caught in this billionaire's embrace.
The Three Wise Ghosts by Lynn Kurland; Keeping Faith by Casey Claybourne; Only Fifteen Shopping Days Left by Elizabeth Bevarly, The Ghost of Christmas Present by Jenny Lykins
THE DOCTOR CAME GIFT WRAPPED Single and pregnant, diner waitress Mindy Harmon might have been a little down on her luck, yet she'd still managed to keep her holiday spirit. But she was more than a little surprised when she opened her door on Christmas Eve to find...Reed Atchinson, M.D.--her gorgeous-but-grumpy customer--declaring himself her own personal Christmas present! Reed had never been big on Christmas, but when he met Mindy--the beautiful mother-to-be who had so little yet gave so much--he became a believer. In roles he never thought he'd take on--like Dr. Husband. And Dr. Daddy?
Sizzling all-new stories, including a brand new Winston novella from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster. New York Times bestselling sensations Lori Foster and Deirdre Martin and USA Today bestselling authors Elizabeth Bevarly and Christie Ridgway join together for this enticing anthology. With authors like this, readers get double the pleasure and double the heat. In these four sexy stories of mixed-up couples and mistaken identities, it?s not about winning, but how much you like to play. With a brand-new novella featuring Hart Winston, whose switch with his identically hot twin brother has landed him in some serious foul play, it?s a safe bet that in the game of love no one is going to follow the rules.
Blundering BachelorThere was a new female in Jonas Tate's life, and he was crazy about her-when she wasn't bawling or splitting up! Thanks to his newborn niece, the town's most eligible doctor had become a harried homebody. But help was on the way....Baby ExpertMaternity nurse Zoey Holland was crazy about kids-or maybe she was just plain crazy. Why else would she have offered to give the insufferable Dr. Tate-her arch enemy-a crash course in child care? And why else would the man suddenly seem so...well, irresistible?
His fantasies never involved having a family--until Seth met nurse Prudence Holloway and her baby. So when Pru needed a one-night groom, he gallantly offered his husbandly services. Pru might have done some irresponsible things in her life, but falling for Seth--aka Dr. Insufferable--would not be one of them. Unless, of course, Dr. Dangerous was serious about becoming a Dr. Daddy...
Clearly this wasn't just another New Year's Eve, but if anything would have surprised obstetrician--yet baby-phobic--Claire Wainwright more than the little pink bundle on her snowy doorstep, it was who came when she called for help: Nick Campisano. the man she'd sent packing years ago...and had never gotten out of her heart. Back then he'd wanted more than she thought she had to give. Now, snowbound with Nick and baby for days on end, she was the one wanting more--of him, in every possible way. Was this one old acquaintance destined not to be forgotten?
Why is everyone calling her "Lila"?Music teacher and part-time lingerie saleswoman Marnie Lundy's biggest thrill is playing piano at the local mall...until the night everyone seems to think she's somebody else! Suddenly she's being addressed in code, menaced by a man who claims to know her intimately and rescued by a handsome spymaster who thinks she's a threat to national security! But OPUS agent Noah Tennant has a feeling she's more Mata Hari than Mother Teresa. Could a woman this sexy truly be innocent, or is Marnie his opponent in a deadly game of spy vs. spy?
Hotshot Thoroughbred trainer Cole Early needs a place to stay during the Kentucky Derby. His only option is a snug little bungalow being rented out by local glass artist Lulu Flannery. And though her house indulges all of Cole's five senses, he'll have to tame his rowdy charm to coax some passion out of Lulu.
FROM HERE TO PATERNITY<p>SURPRISE PACKAGE... Carver Venner got a double shock when he opened his door that morning: a twelve-year-old kid that he never knew he had--clutching the hand of the sexiest woman he had ever seen. And though Carver would have loved to concentrate on social worker Maddy Garrett, there was another problem at hand. Like what to do about his daughter.... Raising Rachel, with her dubious ideas about everything from nutrition to education and her...colorful vocabulary, was bound to be a challenge. And Carver could use all the help he could get. But he soon realized that what he required from Maddy was more than just professional assistance....
BACHELOR FOR SALE Maybe you can't buy love, but in Annie Malone's case, it wasn't for lack of trying! And though the housemother of twelve bids on Ike Guthrie for the sake of her "children," one look at his healthy physique and penetrating blue eyes had Annie realizing that spending the weekend alone with him might not be a sacrifice. PACKAGE DEAL Ike Guthrie didn't know how he got involved in this bachelor auction, but one thing was for sure: though his "buyer" might be unexpectedly sexy, her kids were more than he had bargained for.
A BLIZZARD, A BABY...AND A BRIDE? Being snowbound with a beautiful stranger was a bachelor's dream. Being snowbound with a beautiful stranger in labor was this bachelor's worst nightmare! Yet Cooper Dugan managed to deliver Katie Brennan's son. Settling down was the last thing on Katie's mind--mother and child were on the run. But she needed a favor. All Cooper had to do was pose as a proud papa and happy hubby. All Katie had to do was remember that it was just a charade...
The news of her "pregnancy" hit Tess Monahan like a ton of wet diapers. Her denials were lost in a gust of gossip, and she wasn't about to announce to all of Marigold, Indiana, "I'm a twenty-six-year-old virgin!" Besides, her "bun in the oven" had awakened the protective instincts of Will Darrow...the man she'd been trying to get to notice her for as long as she could remember. Will's impulse was chivalrous-but slipped into passion. And Tess would never halt his smoldering kisses. In fact, she was hoping their wild loving would put Will in the mind to marry and make some babies of his own-with her!
Publicist Marnie Roberts knows bad days--and today is the worst. A ruined suit, a broken heel. . . and her client just shot a man. Even worse: the victim is the father of a man Marnie knows a little too well. . . . Eight years ago Marnie experienced seven days of bliss with Australian horse trainer Daniel Whittleson. But after good times, hot sex and what she thought was true love, Daniel disappeared without a goodbye. Now Marnie is going Down Under to defend her trigger-happy client. . . and finally confront the man she's never been able to forget.
The clock is ticking as Dinah Meade races across the country to pick up her lottery prize. Thank goodness for the help of her drop-dead gorgeous neighbor! Too bad he's gay-isn't he?
Nate Jackson finds it almost too easy to seduce his enemy's daughter. And after their white-hot weekend, he issues an ultimatum-Nicole Wilson will work for him or her family will learn of their affair.Nicole has little choice. Yet even as she bows to her lover's demands, she sees the hope for redemption in Nate's eyes. Can his reasons be justified? And does she dare trust a man planning to destroy all she holds dear?
DO OPPOSITES ATTRACT? They must, since years ago, the only thing high school freshman Georgia Lavender had in common with rough-and-tumble orphan Jack McCormick was the mutual wish to get Georgia out of the clutches of her controlling father. Georgia had thought that Jack would always be there to protect her. And then he'd disappeared.... Now Jack was back--only to find that the insecure girl he had known was gone, and in her place was a beautiful, sophisticated woman he couldn't keep his mind--or his hands--off. Jack had thought he'd come back to rescue Georgia--so why did it feel as though he was the one in real danger?
Harlequin Desire brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! This Harlequin Desire bundle includes My Fair Billionaire by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Elizabeth Bevarly, Baby for Keeps by USA TODAY bestselling author Janice Maynard and A Bride for the Black Sheep Brother by Emily McKay.Look for 6 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Desire!
Lisa Kleypas says "nobody does it better" than USA Today bestselling author Elizabeth Bevarly. Find out why in this rich, emotional new novel... Once upon a time, in Manitou Hills, there was a home so radiant and vivacious it was christened with its own name: Fleurissant. Now it's in ruins, forgotten and neglected-except by a woman who sees her own life reflected in the broken windows of that house on Butterfly Way...As a child, from afar, Eugenie Dashner loved Fleurissant and the elegant, youthful fantasies it provided. Now, with a failed marriage behind her, a troubled son at her side, and a contentious and bitter mother to care for, Eugenie returns to the Louisville neighborhood of Manitou Hills to fulfill a dream: buy and renovate the house that once meant so much to her, and maybe, in the process, rebuild her own life.Day by day, as the house reveals more and more of its forgotten beauty, Eugenie sees her dream come to fruition-especially when the attentions of two men help to reawaken in her feelings of romance and passion she thought were gone forever. As she navigates her rediscovered emotions, Eugenie comes to realize that there is no such thing as irreparable damage-not in herself, not in the house on Butterfly Way, and not in the family who now calls it home...
Together for the first time in one volume, two fan-favorite romance stories from USA Today bestselling author Katherine Garbera and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Bevarly!Master of FortuneIf Henry Devonshire wants to inherit his dying father's empire, he has to make Everest Records a huge success. And the one person who can help him, Astrid Taylor, is also the only woman he desires. Mixing business with pleasure is never wise, but this time, it could literally cost Henry a fortune.The Temptation of Rory MonahanProfessor Rory Monahan has no explanation for his new reaction to librarian Miriam Thornbury. Something is suddenly different about her. He's never noticed that her legs are so long...or her lips quite so full. Why, it's as if the sultry but sensible Miss Thornbury is trying to seduce him! Well, two can play at this game.
ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS ... Attorney Jake Raglan didn't mind attending a wedding--as long as it wasn't his own. But when ravishing Rebecca Bellamy caught his niece's bouquet, she also caught his eye. The counselor practiced love the way he practiced law: smooth, forceful, confident. Falling for Rebecca was the last thing on his mind. One time at the altar was enough. Rebecca had sworn she'd never get involved with another overconfident, overamorous man--especially one who was a lawyer. Besides, "forever" certainly wasn't on Jake's agenda! But from the moment she laid eyes on this sexy esquire, she knew she couldn't resist him. Would she get her white Christmas...complete with her very own white wedding?
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