As a young girl in a blue collar neighborhood of Pasadena, California, Taylor Young watched the selection of the Rose Bowl queen every year with fascination and envy. When she grew up, Taylor decided that she'd be beautiful and popular and have stylish clothes, too. She would marry a handsome, successful man, and live happily ever after in a big house with three darling children. At thirty-six years old, Taylor is at the pinnacle of her dreams. She has a successful software billionaire husband, three beautiful girls, and a life of luxury in an exclusive enclave in Bellevue, Washington. But her picture-perfect life is about to unravel... As the new school year draws near, Taylor prepares herself for another semester of playing the perfect alpha mom, organizing class activities and fundraising, including chairing the school auction. To her horror, Taylor's archrival, bohemian mom Marta Zinsser, is named Head Room Mom for her daughter Jemma's Fifth Grade Class. From that moment forward, this alpha mom will do everything she can to overrule Marta's influence at committee meetings and school activities. Tensions rise and the two rivals seem destined for a final confrontation. As Taylor prepares her next move, she is leveled by a far more serious blow: Nathan, her husband, has been secretly unemployed for the past six months. Suddenly, Taylor's posh lifestyle begins to crumble. As she struggles to maintain her alpha image, Taylor soon realizes that Marta, who cares so little about appearances, may be her only true friend.
A kiss from a cowboy...Be Mine, Cowboy by Jane PorterYears ago, Rachel James gave Cade King an ultimatum, and he walked. Heartbroken, Rachel moved on. Life is tough as a single mom, but Rachel is doing just fine.Now Cade's back after burning up the rodeo circuit, and things are different. He's sober, but with one burning regret. He has some work to do to show Rachel he's changed-but he's up to the challenge.Hill Country Cupid by Tanya MichaelsTess knows what young Bailey Calhoun wants: a mom. So when she sees shy cowboy Nick Calhoun giving someone the eye, Tess goes into full matchmaking mode.Nick is happy to have Tess's help...but her matchmaking backfires. How can he convince his cupid that she's the one he wants?
It was the stuff of fairy tales: Hannah agreed to help out a princess, and within hours finds herself engaged to a king! This dangerous charade has to end fast-the electrifying chemistry between them feels far too real!Zale's royal bride-to-be looks like the pampered princess he's being forced to wed-yet she's transformed into a feisty woman who makes his blue blood run hot! But is she fit to be his queen? Zale will just have to tempt her out from beneath her tiara to find out!
Advertising executive Marta Zinsser is no poster child for her wealthy Seattle suburb-and nothing could please her more. This former New Yorker wears combat boots, not Manolos, and drives a righteous Harley hog instead of a Mercedes SUV. Now she's launching her own agency in this land of the Microsoft elite, even though her ten-year-old daughter wishes she'd put on a sweater set and just be normal. Can this ex-urbanite remain uniquely herself without alienating the inner circle of smug, cookie-cutter executive wives? And when push comes to shove, can she stop being the proud odd mom out and take a chance at something frighteningly-and tantalizingly-new?
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When Jesslyn knew him in London, Sharif Fehr was a playboy prince, and their romance was carefree and fun. Now Jesslyn has been summoned to the desert land that Sheikh Sharif rules. The intervening years have proved harsh and cruel, and Sharif has grown used to his word being law. No one dares challenge him--except Jesslyn! But for all her sweet insolence, Sharif is sure of one thing: Jesslyn will obey his ultimate command and submit--to becoming his wife and queen!
Sheikh Tair lives by the rules of the desert. When he finds Tally has broken a sacred law, endangering the safety of his tribe, Tair has to act. Tally is kept like a harem girl, but every time she tries to escape, the hostile desert drives her back. And with each new act of her disobedience, Tair's resolve hardens. As ruler, he must tame her. As a man he wants her ? willing or not!
The Sheikh's wife is back. . . in his bed!Sheikh Kahlil al-Assad hasn't forgiven Bryn for abandoning her wedding vows. Then he discovers that he's also missed out on the first years of his son's life. Kahlil decides to take revenge. Bryn didn't realize-they are still husband and wife! She knows she can't deny Ben the daddy he's been asking for. So she agrees to return to Kahlil's desert kingdom. There she finds herself consigned To The harem quarters, where she must prepare for being taken back. . . into the Sheikh's bed!
Shey Darcy, a 39-year-old former top model for Vogue and Sports Illustrated led a charmed life in New York City with a handsome photographer husband until the day he announced he'd fallen in love with someone else. Left to pick up the pieces of her once happy world, Shey decides to move back home to Texas with her three teenage sons. Life on the family ranch, however, brings with it a whole new host of dramas starting with differences of opinion with her staunch Southern Baptist mother, her rugged but overprotective brothers, and daily battles with her three sons who are also struggling to find themselves. Add to the mix Shey's ex-crush, Dane Kelly, a national bullriding champ and she's got her hands full. It doesn't take long before Shey realizes that in order to reinvent herself, she must let go of an uncertain future and a broken past, to find happiness--and maybe love--in the present .
Sophie knew she could never give in to her overwhelming attraction to South American millionaire Alonso Galván. So she agreed to a loveless marriage to a man who left her with a pile of gambling debts. But Alonso has never renounced his vow that, one day, Sophie will be his! Now, finding her alone and widowed, it seems his prayers have been answered. At last he can show her what real passion is all about-and that he means to make her his bride!
Princess Nicolette Ducasse refused to let her sister marry Sultan Malik Roman Nuri of Baraka. So she traveled to his faraway kingdom to tell him the wedding was off, never expecting that Malik would be one seriously sexy sultan! Resisting him would be hard. But Malik made it clear that if they shared a bed the wedding was on. He was a modern monarch in many ways--except when it came to his bride!
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