Wedding Vows Were Meant to Be Kept!There was an old story about the Cade men: they only love once...but when they do, it's for eternity!But where did that leave an ordinary working girl like Fabia? Alex Cade had made it clear that he needed her solely for business purposes. Yet, somehow, nothing could stop the pangs of jealousy that pierced Fabia's heart whenever glamorous widow Susan latched on to Alex!Fabia was determined not to give in to her feelings. She had made a vow, and it was one she didn't take lightly...that if she was foolish enough to fall in love, then she would wear black on her wedding day!
Dear Vicky,Things are just the same here. My life is mapped out for years ahead without a chance of anything changing...As she wrote those words to her best friend, Angel had no idea that a gorgeous stranger was about to turn her world upside down!Hunter Ryan was rich and famous, surely not the kind of man to look twice at Angel? Yet he was a rock to lean on when her younger brother fell sick; and soon his face began to haunt her dreams... He teased Angel for not living up to her name-if only he'd realize he was the first man ever to touch her heart!
It was a dream wedding -- followed by a night of unforgettable passion. Then Victoria discovered that her new husband had betrayed her and Victoria left, keeping her pregnancy a secret.
As far as secretary Gina Leighton is concerned, billionaire businessman Harry Breedon has never shown more than a professional interest in her. Why should he? Plain and plump, Gina knows she's hardly trophy-wife material!But Harry has noticed her--sexy curves and all--and now that Gina has another job offer, he'll have to act fast. This handsome tycoon is determined to seduce her into staying--even if that means making her his wife!
Billionaires always get what they want! Travis Black might be darkly, broodingly handsome, but as far as Beth is concerned he's also very infuriating! What would a rich, successful and charming man like him want with a quiet, vulnerable and oh-so-ordinary woman like her? Travis soon makes that abundantly clear. However, Beth isn't into casual affairs--so this is one billionaire who won't get what he wants. Or will he?
She won't be bedded by blackmail!As a lawyer, Zeke Russell is second to none; dynamic and driven, he always wins. So when his ex-fiancee Melody Taylor asks for his help, he takes his chance to settle an old score! Melody didn't think she would ever have to see Zeke again, but now she has no choice but to swallow her pride and accept his proposition: rekindle their relationship--though this time it's on his terms! However, there's one thing Melody is determined to make sure of: she will never surrender. . . .
Cory was determined to concentrate on her work, not on her boss Max's good looks. After all, she was in love with another man. A man, Max decided, who wasn't good enough for her. He would hold Cory captive until she admitted it was Max she really wanted!
Blaise West is Kim Abbott's new boss, and he's even more formidable than office gossip led her to believe. Shy, tall and awkward, Kim's used to hiding in the background--but in Blaise's powerful presence, she feels feminine and desired! It is a heady combination, but she knows she must resist. Especially when her playboy boss makes it plain that he longs to get to know his chaste secretary rather better. . . but that he will never offer her anything more than a temporary affair. . . .
Should she confess to her husband? Marianne had been thrilled when Hudson de Sance proposed. But could she really go ahead with the wedding? She was being blackmailed, and the only solution seemed to be disappearing from Hudson's life... Only, Hudson had found her, and he was still determined to make Marianne his wife. But now he was driven by revenge, not love! Marianne longed to marry him--but what would happen when Hudson discovered his bride's secret?
On Christmas Eve, Melody James leaves the hospital to start life anew without her charismatic, powerful husband, Zeke. The injuries that ended her dancing career-and her marriage-may have healed, but her heart is still shattered. Tycoon Zeke fought to be the best, clawing his way from nothing to the very best, and he's going to fight for Melody. He sweeps her off to a stunning London penthouse suite, intent on seduction. All the man who has everything wants for Christmas is his wife-back in his bed!
"I am answerable to no one!" Jay de Rojas made his own rules, and Beth knew he'd be difficult to work for. But she needed an escape from the painful memories of her past, and the post of tutor to Jay's little nephew came as a godsend. Only, her refuge had hidden dangers where her heart was concerned. Jay had experienced tragedy in his own life, and Beth found herself longing to discover the warm, caring man beneath the cold, cautious exterior.... But the closer she became to Jay, the more Beth had the feeling that she'd jumped out of the frying pan, into the fire!
Candy was instantly wary when Quinn Ellington suggested it would be mutually beneficial for them to marry. She knew her uncle had asked Quinn, his best friend, to look after her while she recovered from a terrible accident . . . but wasn't marriage taking it a bit far?Quinn claimed he needed a wife, but he didn't strike Candy as a man who needed anyone. Many women had trided to get him to the altar . . . what really lay behind his proposal?
No way out! Cord Lachoni obviously thought he could bulldoze his way into Aline's life. Well, he was in for a big surprise! Thanks to her twin brother's recent activities, Aline found that they were indebted to Cord for the grand total of fifty thousand pounds.... And Cord had thought up a ruthless punishment--he employed Aline as his personal assistant! Aline knew that working for Cord was going to be tough. He would make sure of that. But Aline was determined to free herself from his clutches. She would be the model PA, but she would find some way out--and not even the occasional glimpses of her new boss's tantalizing charm could stop her!
When Kit was stranded in Morocco with no money, her memory a blank, the arrogant Frenchman had come to her rescue when she needed him most, setting himself up as her protector and creating a dark-brooding oasis in which she could see nothing of her past or the future. Kit was in a vacuum, with no one to turn to but one man -- Gerard Dumont, a man with his own hidden agenda!
Deception and desire... Dimitrios was convinced Ria had broken his nephew's heart, toying with his affections then jilting him. He thought her only interests in life were having fun and captivating eligible men! And he was determined to teach her the error of her ways. His punishment was outrageous: Ria was forced to play the part of adoring fiancée... But Dimitrios had the wrong woman: he'd mistaken Ria for her wayward cousin, Poppy! It was an impossible situation, but suddenly Ria found herself falling for Dimitrios in a big way. Deception and desire were proving a heady cocktail!
Toni George necesitaba un trabajo para pagar las deudas de juego que su difunto marido había acumulado en secreto. Con dos gemelas pequeñas que alimentar, no tuvo más remedio que aceptar un trabajo con Steel Landry, un famoso rompecorazones.Steel se sintió intrigado y algo más que atraído por la bella Toni, aunque sabía que estaba fuera de su alcance...
A child that's born on a Sunday is bonny and blithe... Reece Vance has fought hard for his wealth and success--and he's learned to be tough, cynical and ruthless. Miriam is a natural optimist, but her good nature is put to the test when Reece employs her to organize his sister's lavish society wedding.... For a man who doesn't believe in marriage, Reece seems surprisingly determined to control every last detail...while Miriam is equally determined that she's the boss! She's organizing a dream wedding--and, with Reece watching her every step, it will certainly be one to remember!
He wanted passion, not commitment!Lydia's new boss was a powerfully charismatic man. But Lydia dared not surrender to the dangerously sweet attraction she felt toward Wolf Strade.... He might be icy cool on the outside, but he was all fire and passion underneath-just a little too hot to handle!And Wolf made it clear that love and marriage didn't feature on his agenda, whereas Lydia had her tiny daughter, Hannah, to think of. But still she couldn't get Wolf out of her mind. Should she try and melt the icy barrier around Wolf's heart...and, if so, how?"Helen Brooks pens a suberb story with rich characters, sparkling interplay and a riveting emotional conflict."-Romantic Times
Confronted with Andreas Karydis, Sophy is convinced arrogance is a Karydis family trait! Wealth, power, devastating looks-no wonder Andreas has women falling at his feet. . . . Spending the summer at his Greek home, Sophy is relieved when Andreas insists on separate rooms. Only, then she discovers why he doesn't want her as his mistress-he wants her as his bride!
Marriage on trial!From playboy lover...When gorgeous millionaire Raoul de Chevnair chose Leigh as his bride, it seemed he'd left his flirtatious bachelor days behind for good. But had he? Their marriage had scarcely begun before his playboy habits returned and Leigh found him in the arms of another woman.......to faithful husband?That was five years ago. Leigh is no longer a naive teenage, bowled over by Raoul's charm. So when he vows to win back her trust, Leigh is determined not to give in that easily! It's all very well for Raoul to sweep her off on an exotic second honeymoon, but Leigh needs a lot of convincing that Raoul has decided to take his marriage vows seriously after all!Helen Brooks creates "rich characters, sparkling interplay and a riveting emotional conflict."-Romantic Times
The billionaire's bride--by Christmas! Blossom was not the type to attract eligible rich men and keep them--her marriage lasted six months before her husband dumped her--on Christmas Eve! So when Zak Hamilton--a billionaire businessman--demanded a date, she was determined not to get involved. But Zak found Blossom's modesty a challenge. In fact, he decided he would claim her as his bride--by Christmas!
Carter Blake is used to getting his own way-he didn't become a billionaire by taking no for an answer! And he has to have shy, virginal Liberty Fox. He'll charm and seduce her into becoming his. . . . But Liberty is not ripe for Carter's picking. To possess her, Carter is forced to make one final ultimatum. . . . he will have her and hold her in matrimony. . . . if that's what it takes!
The jealous husband!For Donato Vittoria, marriage was a lifetime commitment. He'd chosed Grace as his bride, and he would cherish her forever. Or so Grace had believed....Until she'd discovered Donato's betrayal-with Maria, a beautiful family friend. Had he forgotten his vows so soon? Did he expect Grace to play the dutiful wife, while he continued to enjoy a bachelor life-style? The hurt had been unbearable, and Grace had fled. But Donato insisted he was still her husband-by contract-and he wanted Grace back in his life, and his bed!HUSBANDS & WIVESSometimes the perfect marraige is worth waiting for!
Experience the love, warmth and magic Christmas brings, with this heartwarming collection from three favorite Harlequin authorsSo much stands between Lancashire mill owner Haywood Denshaw and his new housekeeper Marianne Brown. But even disparate social standing and rumors of disreputable pasts can't get in the way of their love. Only Marianne's refusal to compromise her principlescan,in a captivating story byPENNY JORDAN. Wealthy farmer Luke Hudson gets more than he bargained for when he plucks a destitute young woman from the workhouse. He may have rescued Connie Summers from a life of penury and hard labor, but her spirit and warmth give him a new outlook-and a second chance at love, in an enthralling story byHELEN BROOKS. Modern-thinking doctor Harry Fleet and compassionate but old-school nurse Tilly Dainty clash at the Tap House surgery in 1920s East London. But working together to care for the sick and needy turns out to be a healing balm on both their hearts, in an emotional story byCAROL WOOD.
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