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One of the most important aspects of teaching is having accessible a textbook, in one volume, reflecting the subject matter being taught. In an attempt to provide such a work, this volume is an anthology of writings that are appropriate to the needs of a course in Asian humanities.
Stephie had had enough. Everywhere she turned, Logan Ford loomed. First he accused her of flirting with him and then he had the audacity to suggest she was meddling, when all she wanted was to help little Jess. She pitied the little girl, having such an overbearing father. And then she had to eat her words-because she had to spend the next five weeks with him. How would she do it?
Irresistible attraction! Natalie knew she should be grateful to Flynn O'Rourke. He'd helped her out of a sticky situation. But it was hard to be indebted to a man who strode into your life and took it over. Besides, Natalie felt she couldn't trust him. Flynn seemed to have something else on his mind--she could only hope that it wasn't what was bothering her. It wouldn't do for both of them to feel this overwhelming attraction when they were all alone in the hot North African sand!
Gorgeous doctor Ben Nicholls might be the heartthrob of Dalverston General, but he locked up his heart and threw away the key the day he watched Dr. Zoë Frost walk away from him. Two years later, when Zoë makes a fleeting visit back into town, the attraction between them is as irresistible as ever, and they spend one incredible night together. Zoë doesn't believe in happily-ever-afters, but what she does know for certain is that now she must face Ben and tell him she is pregnant with his baby.
Love under the Mediterranean sun Nurse Katie Carlyon has come to start a new life in the Cypriot sunshine--but on arrival she realises she has been let down by the man she has come to marry. While helping to save a tourist's life at the airport, her nursing skills--and her vulnerable beauty--instantly impress the man who has been sent to meet her: handsome A&E doctor Christos Constantine. Christos is quick to offer Katie a job, and as they work together sparks begin to fly--their reluctant respect for each other cannot hide the smouldering passion that sizzles between them. Although Christos is wary of love, he realises he must put his heart on the line and convince this beautiful English rose to stay in the sun...and become his bride.
How many married couples had the chance to fall in love all over again? Anna might have lost her memory but she remembered her husband--and how much she loved him. Ricco Falcone was not a man who could be easily forgotten! But did she really know him? As she slowly began to piece together her memories she started to realize that there was more to her husband than there seemed....
From practice nurse to doctor's bride!Since GP Ross Mackenzie learned that his wedding had been cancelled the devastatingly handsome doctor's heart has been well and truly guarded. However, Ross cannot ignore the sparks that flicker between him and practice nurse Gemma Craven--sparks that refuse to diminish. . . Shy Gemma has learned to hide the scars on her body--especially from powerfully attractive men like Ross. But gradually Ross's compassion wins the vulnerable nurse's trust, and when his lips touch hers Gemma feels beautiful for the first time. Before long Ross realises that it is Gemma he wants as his bride. . . and it seems there just might be a wedding in Dalverston after all!
Flirting with danger Tough and uncompromising, Doyle had no time for the whims of a pampered little rich girl! From the moment Gabrielle had stepped off the plane, her elegance and sophistication had riled him. How was Doyle to know that Gabrielle's brittle facade held a deep vulnerability and need for love? Gabby was determined to meet the challenge in Doyle's silver-blue eyes. His arrogance sparked a powerful reaction in her-was it anger or desire? Dreams can come true in Jennifer Taylor's spellbinding new trilogy. Look out for Desert Moon next month!
He Pushed All the Wrong ButtonsSarah Marshall had a carefully organized-and safe-life, until James MacAllister came barreling into it. She was a caring and competent teacher, and her work meant everything to her. It was her refuge from a haunting past; it was her life.When James's teenage daughter, Catherine, ran away while in Sarah's care, James blamed Sarah. And he insisted she come along on a wild chase across France in search of the girl. Spending so much time with James, in such a confined space, was most unsettling-especially when James started to push the right buttons.
For Better or Worse!"Do you really imagine that people are going to believe that this marriage is for real?"Helen was facing a "no win" scenario: she could either marry Jacob Hunt or find herself, and her father, out on the street.The question was-why did Jacob want to marry her? He'd hated her and her family all those years ago. Now the local bad boy had made good and Jacob was in a position to dictate terms.The answer was obvious. Jacob was settling old scores! And, unfortunately for her, Jacob believed that marriage was for life....
Nurse Heather Thompson has taken her fragile heart down to London to start afresh. She is startled to find that her new boss is the gorgeous, caring Archie Carew--the man who saved her from a disastrous marriage! Brilliant surgeon Archie is drawn to his beautiful new nurse, but he can't get too close. As the new laird to a Scottish estate, Archie is already torn between his family duties and the work he is so dedicated to. Except now, all Archie really wants is to make Heather his bride.
He has her child-and she has his! Mia Adams's life is turned on its head by the news that five years ago there was a mix-up at her IVF clinic-her adorable son is not hers! Meanwhile, her biological son has been raised single-handedly by handsome cardiac surgeon Leo Forester! With so much at stake, sparks fly between the brooding surgeon and the feisty nurse, but when they're forced to spend time together for their boys' sakes, their uneasy attraction unfolds. Is it a hidden blessing that could turn a heartrending mistake into a truly special family...?
Dr. Right in front of her eyes... Pediatricians Eve and Ryan have not been having a relationship all the way back to their student days! They were firm friends, nothing more, because Ryan "never-short-of-a-date" Sullivan didn't ever intend to get involved with anyone and Eve was waiting for Mr. Right. Then a playful kiss revealed a chemistry so explosive it sent them running in different directions! Now Eve's new boss at Dalverston General is Ryan! Neither has forgotten that kiss, but Eve's had her fingers burned by one "Mr. Right" and, no matter how gorgeous Ryan is, she still isn't going to get involved with him...right?
Two-week fiancée...Louise couldn't believe her good luck in winning a luxury trip to Florida. And meeting hunky tycoon Wyatt Lord had seemed and unexpected bonus. Unfortunately, it soon became clear Wyatt wasn't interested in romance-only business. He wanted Louise but only as a temporary fiancée to secure a deal. Even pretending to be Wyatt's intended bride was tempting-if only Louise could convince him that this was one game he should play for keeps!
Introducing a witty and macabre new fantasy trilogy.There's little joy left in the kingdom of Caux: the evil King Nightshade rules with terrible tyranny and the law of the land is poison or be poisoned. Worse, eleven-year-old Ivy's uncle, a famous healer, has disappeared, and Ivy sets out to find him, joined by a young taster named Rowan. But these are corrupt times, and the children--enemies of the realm--are not alone. What exactly do Ivy and Rowan's pursuers want? Is it Ivy's prized red bettle, which, unlike any other gemstone in Caux, appears--impossibly--to be hollow? Is it the elixir she concocted--the one with the mysterious healing powers? Or could it be Ivy herself? Told with wry humor, The Hollow Bettle is the first installment in the Poisons of Caux trilogy, an astonishing tale of herbs and magic, tasters and poisoners.From the Hardcover edition.
It Was One Proposal She Should Have RefusedBeth Thomas needed a job and a place to live. David Kane offered her both. But she didn't need to get married. Yet David was making marriage part of his offer, stating matter-of-factly that it would solve both of their problems.And, on the surface, it seemed as if their arrangement was succeeding. They worked well together. They even lived well together. But that was where the balance ended. David knew of Beth's past, but he'd revealed almost nothing about his own. And if he could cut his own brother out of his life, how could Beth-his wife in name only-tell David that their relationship was becoming extremely important to her?
Her lie came back to haunt her... Ten years ago Rachel and Stephen had had an affair-and the result was little Jamie. For reasons of her own, Rachel had told Stephen that Jamie was someone else's child. But when Rachel finally admitted Stephen was the father, he wouldn't believe her. He was convinced Rachel was a conniving, scheming woman who would go to any lengths to get what she wanted-and she appeared to want Stephen. Perhaps it wasn't a case of what Rachel wanted at all, but what Jamie needed-a dad! Jennifer Taylor "is sure to touch each and every heart in a unique but fierce way." -Affaire de Coeur
Is Mr. Wrong the right choice now? Nurse Becky Williams has returned to Bride's Bay, and she immediately collides with Dr. Ewan McCleod, the flirtatious rebel who once almost tempted her away from her fiancé. Her marriage didn't last, but Ewan-still very gorgeous-is a much changed man. Having passed him up once, single mum Becky can hardly offer herself to him now, especially as she's unable to give him the one thing he wants-a child of his own. Except Becky hasn't seen the depths of her onetime rebel's heart....
When GP Benedict Legrange's struggle with cancer reaffirmed that nothing was permanent, he felt he had no choice but to leave pregnant Emily Jackson: how could Ben offer security as a partner and father when his own fragile life was hanging in the balance?But returning to Bride's Bay and meeting Emily again-and his adorable little son for the first time-make Ben realize how much he has to live for....
To Have and To Hold...Laura had fallen in love with Luis Rivera at first sight. Theirs had been a fairy-tale romance-until the wedding night! Then everything had fallen apart and Laura had run as far and as fast as she could.Now Luis had come to take Laura back to Spain and she had to face up to the reality of her marriage. And the reality was that Luis didn't love her. However, that didn't alter his resolution to keep her. As far as he was concerned, marriage was for life! He wasn't going to settle for anything less and Laura couldn't settle for anything less than his love.
A renowned plastic surgeon and one of London's most eligible bachelors, Jack Tremayne lives the VIP life-he works hard and plays hard. But Jack's world is turned upside down when he learns that he is the single father of a three-year-old boy. . . . Jack returns to his Cornish hometown of Penhally Bay with little Freddie, where he finds his life inextricably tangled with that of single mom practice nurse Alison Myers-fiercely independent, she is determined not to fall for the gorgeous doctor's charm. Alison might just be the answer to Jack's prayers-she's fantastic with Freddie. . . and has captured Jack's heart! Soon he begins to wonder if family life might just suit him after all.
By rights, single mother Dr. Rachel Mackenzie and widower Dr. Matthew Thompson should be at odds--the disastrous non-wedding of their respective children has thrown the village of Dalverston into turmoil! But Matt and Rachel are faced with their own emotional upheaval. They turn to each other for friendly support, and unexpectedly find that old friends can make a new beginning!And just when Matt and Rachel begin to believe that their happy ending is in sight, the most remarkable thing happens....
A woman with a past? Marcus Cole was convinced that Eden was his brother-in-law's mistress. And she couldn't tell him the truth-that he had mistaken her for her sister-not when he was threatening to take the story to the papers! Eden found Marcus's darkly attractive presence increasingly disturbing. Despite his low opinion of her, he didn't seem as impervious to her as he would have her believe.... Or was making her fall in love with him all part of his plan? Dreams can come true in Jennifer Taylor's spellbinding trilogy.
Did she dare become his wife for real?Katherine's marriage seems perfect. Her husband, Jordan, is handsome, charming and wealthy-and their home idyllic. However, in reality, theirs is a marriage of convenience. Katherine has been happy to accept this-it's easy, comfortable and suits her needs. Now, one year into their arrangement, Katherine's peace of mind is shattered when Jordan demands that they be married in every sense.Dare Katherine agree? After all, it is not as if she hasn't wanted Jordan in ever sense. She simply has to face her memories of their wedding night and come to terms with her own all too "real" needs.
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