A Love SupremeLandscaper Alexandra Cartwright has no time for men, until she meets sexy construction company owner Jared Kyles. When he joins her for worship at Red Oaks, Alex knows she's falling for him-but is it lust or a lasting love?Love and HappinessRenata Connor has dedicated her life to Success Unlimited, helping at-risk youth. Devin McKenna is thinking of leaving Red Oaks, until he hears of Renata's program. But when Devin's protÉgÉ is accused of stealing, can they find a way to clear his name-and find love in the process?A Love Like ThatWealthy, elegant Dominique Winston has sworn off men since learning of her ex-husband's infidelity. Then at the Red Oaks' Men's Day picnic she meets gorgeous Blair Thomas, who is leaving town in a few weeks. Is their relationship a passing fling, or does love have more in store for them?Love Under New Management Gifted singer Valerie Freeman gave up on love-and music-after a shady producer stole her heart and her songs. But when she hears the gospel choir at Red Oaks, she can't stop herself from joining. Choir director Norman Grant knows Valerie's his dream woman-but can he approach this fragile songbird without scaring her off?
In Janice Sims's Brown-Eyed Handsome Man, recently widowed Gena Boudreau has just about given up on motherhood, until a precocious teenager tries to set Gena up with her single father, Nathan Lincoln.The star of a reality dating show cooked up by creative director Justine Graves turns out to be a hit. The only thing that can stop the show is the reluctant bachelor Markos Raineau and the growing attraction Justine feels for him. The Real Thing by Kim Louise reveals what can happen when fate and faith run their course.Will money come between Charlimae Watson and her estranged husband, Sam, in Natalie Dunbar's My Promise To You? Sometimes divine intervention is the only thing that can save a marriage, and Red Oaks' Mother Maybelle just may have the answer to Sam and Charlimae's prayers.When Dr. Gabrielle Talbot arrives in Red Oaks, Georgia, the last thing she has on her mind is romance-that is until she meets Marcus Danforth. But will he break her heart like her ex-fianc?, or will he find a way to win her trust in A Change Is Gonna Come by Nathasha Brooks-Harris?
Prima ballerina Belana Whitaker knows exactly why she hasn't found her soul mate. Her whole life has been about practice and the pursuit of perfection. Now, though, she has to admit: her jeweled tutus aren't keeping her warm at night. But when a devastating surprise sidelines Belana, a partner from her past tempts her with a whirlwind seduction. Gorgeous, wildly successful sports agent Nicolas isn't used to waiting in the wings. He's entranced by Belana's commitment to her craft and her graceful beauty. But how can he convince the reserved ballet star that they should share the sweetest dance of all? He's determined to show her step by passionate step, kiss by irresistible kiss.
Could the safest place be in his arms? Desperate to escape the media firestorm surrounding her duplicitous late husband, San Francisco designer Lana Corday flees to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Her idyllic seaside home is the perfect place for a fresh start...especially when Lana meets sexy hunk Tennison West. But is the enigmatic filmmaker a man she can rely on or just another disappointment waiting to happen? Getting Lana to let down her guard will take patience...and passion. Their mounting desire threatens to blow Ten's cover, yet neither of them wants to turn back now. But once Lana discovers why Ten really came to isolated Pea Island, how will the FBI special agent ever regain her trust? As danger looms, Ten must succeed in his most important mission, or risk losing the woman who's claimed his heart....
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!THE WAY YOU LOVE ME (Lawsons of Louisiana)Donna HillStruggling law student Bailey Sinclair is working two jobs to make ends meet when she encounters Justin Lawson, the richest, most hotly pursued bachelor in New Orleans. All he wants is to lavish Bailey with gifts and his passionate attention. But she's determined to make it on her own. They may come from different worlds, but is she willing to trust him with her heart?FOREVER WITH YOU (Bayou Dreams)Farrah RochonWidow Leslie Kirkland is starting over with her daughters. But she soon finds herself caught between the community and science-teacher-turned-assistant-principal Gabriel Franklin. A teacher once saved Gabriel from the path to destruction, and now he's dedicated to his students and his hometown. Can he convince Leslie that it's time to move on and make a bright future...with him?THIEF OF MY HEART (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady)Janice SimsPsychologist Desiree Gaines diagnosed Decker Riley the day they met: he's a sexy smooth-talker who loves the thrill of the chase. But for the first time since she lost her fiancé, Desiree is intrigued. When Desiree finally steps into his arms, he realizes she was worth the wait. But Decker's past makes Desiree doubt herself, so he'll have to earn her trust, one sweet, sizzling kiss at a time...JOURNEY TO SEDUCTION (Chasing Love)Candace ShawSydney Chase has been driving attorney Bryce Monroe crazy. No one else combines tough and tender in such a sexy, irresistible package. Though Syd has him pegged as a spoiled brat, a spur-of-the-moment Vegas road trip is Bryce's one chance to prove otherwise. Yet what happens in Vegas is impossible to forget, and Bryce isn't letting go until he's crashed through every single one of her defenses...
The scent of evergreen lingers and romance is in the air this joyous holiday season. Three beloved authors bring you heartwarming classic tales that are the perfect way to celebrate this special time of year.Shepherd Moon BY ROCHELLE ALERSTragedy forced Rhianna Campbell to run away from the small town of Shepherd. Years later, she returns to find her former fiancé's brother resents her for leaving after his brother died in a Christmas Eve accident. Can Emery Sutherland find a way to forgive Rhianna? And will they both find peace and maybe something more this holiday season...together?Wishing on a Starr BY ADRIANNE BYRDYears ago, Gia Hunter's husband was killed in combat, so she was forced to give up their infant daughter, Starr. In a twist of fate, Starr's adoptive father, Daniel Davis, and Gia have a chance encounter while Christmas shopping. Their attraction is immediate, but complications arise because Starr has been searching for her biological mother. Will there be a future together waiting under the tree for this would-be family?A Christmas Serenade BY JANICE SIMSCallie Hart is having a hard time being grateful this Thanksgiving. She just lost her job in Atlanta, and while traveling home to her family in Charleston, she gets a flat tire. Out of nowhere, a tall, handsome stranger appears to help her. After thanking him, Callie doesn't expect to see him ever again. But Callie's mother has a plan to keep her daughter close to home-and that plan includes the gorgeous stranger that Callie cannot forget....
Two friends. One chance at a lifetime of love?Ana Corelli and Erik Whitaker have always been there for each other. Trouble is, Ana's starting to see the sexy entrepreneur as more than just a broad shoulder to cry on. After some soul-searching, she's finally ready to tell Erik how she feels. But between missed opportunities and an unexpected push back into the spotlight, their timing never seems to be right.As the new face of Corelli Fashions, Ana is putting her family's international company on the map. Erik couldn't be prouder...and feels this is the moment to confess his pent-up love for the voluptuous model. But now there's another man in Ana's life. With the magic of the holiday season around them, will Erik be able to show Ana that he's the only one for her? And that sometimes best friends forever can become lovers for life...?
Giving up his high-flying career as an attorney to work in his family's California vineyard was one of the best things Jason Bryant ever did. The other was falling in love with beautiful bookstore owner Sara Minton. Jason knows that Sara loves him, which makes her refusal to marry him even more frustrating. Why does Sara keep saying she'll be able to marry him 'one day'? Whatever her secret is, Jason is sure he can cope. But not knowing the truth is tearing him apart. Six years ago Sara was at her lowest ebb, until Aminatu's Daughters--a secret organization that helps women and children in jeopardy--gave her life purpose again. Now Sara faces an impossible choice between the man she adores and her dangerous but rewarding work. And as Sara's very safety comes under threat, she and Jason must risk everything to claim a future together. . .
Operation: love. Former army pilot Mina Gaines isn't looking for a hero. She's too busy running her grandfather's remote mountainside hotel to bother with love. That is, until a private plane crashes and brings danger to her doorstep...and a sexy stranger into her life. There's no mistaking that a serious threat is near, but when faced with no other way to survive, can she trust that there's more to Jake? Bringing a drug kingpin to justice is undercover DEA agent Jake Wolfe's top mission. Now, with the beautiful Mina caught in the criminal's crosshairs, he's ready to take any risk to protect her-and keep her in his arms forever.
A moonlit angel--that's what Harrison Payne sees when he wanders onto the balcony of his luxury Colorado resort. The former pro quarterback knows next to nothing about the sensuous, intriguing stranger basking in the night air, except that he wants to know her much, much better. Discovering that Cherisse Washington is the mother of a promising young skier he's agreed to sponsor is a stroke of luck--and learning that Cherisse's ex is determined to get back in her life is an unwanted setback. But all's fair in love--and Harry intends to use every seductive means available to win the woman he knows belongs in his life forever. . . .
Patrice Sutton has just landed the role of her career. Snagging the female lead opposite devastatingly handsome, six-foot-three movie idol T. K. McKenna is a dream come true. When she learns they'll be filming out West she's secretly thrilled...and ready to show her gorgeous costar the ropes of life on the ranch. Until T. K. turns the tables-by initiating her into the art of seduction far from the camera's glare. T. K. knows that with her incredible beauty, talent and sweet sincerity, Patrice has what it takes to make it really big. And the burgeoning film star is showing T. K. a passion more real than anything he's ever experienced on-or off-the screen. But what will it take to prove to her that she's the only woman he'll ever desire...and love?
Love can steal your breath away... Psychologist Desiree Gaines diagnosed Decker Riley the day they met. Her opinion: he's a sexy smooth-talker who loves the thrill of the chase. It's only when he stops pursuing her that Desiree realizes she may have misjudged him. For the first time since she lost her fiancé, Desiree is intrigued...and scared she might be walking into heartache once again. Now that Desiree has stepped out of his wildest fantasies and into his arms, gorgeous attorney Decker knows one thing: she was well worth the wait. Their physical connection is deep and undeniable. But Decker's past makes Desiree doubt herself, so he'll have to earn her trust, one sweet, sizzling kiss at a time...
Mistletoe kisses, Christmas wishes and the joy of falling in love... A Gift from the Heart by Celeste O. Norfleet The ex who broke Janelle Truman's heart is back to save her father's company. Janelle can't believe that workaholic Tyson Croft has transformed into a caring family man. But Tyson knows what really matters now-and it all starts with one unforgettable Christmas... Mine by Christmas by Janice Sims All of tech mogul Adam Benson's success can't make up for the mistake he made by breaking up with Sage Andrews. Could a holiday weekend in breathtaking Vienna be the chance he needs to prove to the beautiful attorney that his flame for her burns hotter than ever? A Family for Christmas by Felicia Mason Upscale retailer Renee Armstrong moved to the suburbs to give her daughter a fresh start. She never expected to cross paths with someone like Trey Calloway, the sexy single dad living next door. With the Yuletide in full swing, will they discover the exquisite gift of a new beginning...together?
'Tis the season-for love! Holing up in her isolated cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains is just what Lauren Gaines needs to get over a nasty divorce. But the blizzard that snows her in brings an unexpected surprise: a hunky stranger who shows up on Christmas Eve. Spending the holidays alone in his North Carolina getaway could be the break high-powered businessman Colton Riley needs from his fast-track life. Until a storm strands him without power...and lands him on the doorstep of his knockout next-door neighbor. Instant attraction leads to a night of sweet lovemaking. Little by little, Colton starts earning Lauren's fragile trust. Then life throws him a curve that he never saw coming-one that could cost him a future with the Raleigh beauty. Or will the new year be filled with love's sweet promise?
Three lives. Three wishes. One chance to get it right. Adopted at birth, attorney Sunny Adams is shocked to learn that Hollywood actress Audra Kane is her real mother. Though she longs to visit Audrea in L. A. , Sunny won't abandon the murder case she's working on--not even when Audra's gorgeous stepson Jonas Blake is the one who's asking. Sunny is the most beautiful, strong-willed woman Jonas has ever met, and he's happy to stay and protect her in the small Georgia town until her dangerous case is over. Getting involved with Sunny gives him hope that he can make her part of his own life. But can love work enough magic to make three people's wishes come true?
On this special day dedicated to romance, wonderful things can happen: secret desires may be spoken, roses can arrive with a card saying "I love you," or a dizzying kiss is exchanged for the first time. Now, two of your favorite Harlequin Kimani authors-with some help from cupid, of course-have sent their own Valentine's Day gift: a duet of thrilling stories filled with passion and desire... When Valentines Collide by Adrianne Byrd Dr. Chante Valentine and Dr. Matthew Valentine know all the right moves to nurture relationships-except when it comes to mending their own. Since divorce would jeopardize their respective careers, the love gurus reluctantly agree to a "sex-therapy" retreat. Will the love doctors gain a second chance at happiness? To Love Again by Janice Sims San Francisco caterer Alana Calloway is bitter and lonely after the death of her police officer husband. Then she receives flowers from a secret admirer. After a stunning revelation, will Alana be able to let go of the past and learn to love again...in Nicholas Setera's arms?
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