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?
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?
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?
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?
Hannah Frost is used to being surrounded by cute, sweet, troublemakers. After all, she's the principle of Indiana's upper class private elementary school, a popular repository for kids who "don't fit in" at public school. But even though she's been single since dinosaurs roamed the earth, what is interesting Hannah these days isn't her worst student㟩t's his father, What she can put her fingers on? Michael Sawyer, aka Raptor, former FBI computer specialist, has a few good ideas. Trouble is, he's too busy trying to save the world--or at least the world's internet connections--from certain doom at the hands of an old enemy, and trying to get his imaginative son back on course at school. But there's always time for a gorgeous, oh-so-prim, slightly mysterious headmistress, isn't there? Michael plans to make time, and do whatever it takes to convince Hannah to do the same.
MR. APRILTHE MASTER (FOR A MONTH): Boone Cagney. When irresistible Lucy Dolan cried pitifully about her trapped three-year old, how was the hunky fire fighter to know she was talking about her...cat? Now he's spending his days-and his nights-with both of them....THE SLAVE (FOR A MONTH): Lucy Dolan. When Boone rescued Mack from the jaws of death, Lucy decided it was payback time.THE DEBT: Lucy has to service Boone for thirty days only-if he can bear to let her go at the end of them. After all, good help is so hard to find....MAN OF THE MONTH:He'd sworn to go it alone. So what was it about this woman-and her ornery black feline-that had Boone thinking about the family plan?
His dependable assistant of five years had done the unthinkable: she had rendered Matthias speechless. She was taking another job--with the competition. Matthias felt incensed, betrayed and, shockingly, a little jealous. How had his feelings veered from professional to personal? Newfound lust begat determination. He would win her back--by any means necessary.
THE LOVE BET?The bettor: Sexy Sean Monahan. At stake: dating beautiful-- if slightly flaky-- Autumn Pulaski, the new girl in town, for more than her prescribed four weeks. If he could only get her to go out with him for eight weeks, then she' d be in danger of breaking her rule. Or was he the one in danger?While her no-man-for-more-than-four-weeks policy might sound a bit bizarre, twice-jilted Autumn was not about to risk her heart again. Not even for the bluest eyes this side of paradise. But when the four weeks were over, the sound of her rule had been replaced by... funny thing, they sounded like... wedding bells?
"Nobody's Child" by Emilie RichardsHe had come to a child's rescue, and now Officer Farrell Riley was suddenly sharing parenthood with beautiful Gemma Hancock. Somehow this woman and child had laid a claim on his loner's heart. But would their ready-made family last forever?"Baby on the Way" by Marie FerrarellaSingle and pregnant, Madeline Reed found the perfect husband in the handsome cop who helped bring her infant son into the world. But did his dutiful role in the surprise delivery make J.T.Walker a daddy?"A Daddy for Her Daughters" by Elizabeth BevarlyBachelor Sloan Sullivan thought he understood women, but when confronted with spirited Naomi Carmichael and her brood of girls, he realized he had a lot to learn! Especially if he hoped to win this sexy single mom's heart....
Select your download format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. For more details, visit the Formats page under the Getting Started tab.See and hear words read aloud
- DAISY Text - See words on the screen and hear words being read aloud with the text-to-speech voice installed on your reading tool. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Can also be used in audio-only mode. Compatible with many reading tools, including Bookshare’s free reading tools.
- DAISY Text with Images - Similar to DAISY Text with the addition of images within the Text. Your reading tool must support images.
- Read Now with Bookshare Web Reader - Read and see images directly from your Internet browser without downloading! Text-to-speech voicing and word highlighting are available on Google Chrome (extension installation required). Other browsers can be used with limited features. Learn more
- DAISY Audio - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Must be used with a DAISY Audio compatible reading tool.
- MP3 - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate using tracks. Can be used with any MP3 player.
- BRF (Braille Ready Format) - Read with any BRF compatible refreshable braille display; navigate using the search or find feature.
- DAISY Text - Read with any DAISY 3.0 compatible refreshable braille display, navigate by page, chapter, section, and more.
- Embossed Braille - Use Bookshare’s DAISY Text or BRF formats to generate embossed braille.