Marissa isn't exactly sure what she wanted on her trip to Cancun--until she ends up at the adults-only resort Temptation with the sexy man she's been admiring from afar for days. Trevor is certainly the type of guy to help Marissa forget her troubles back home. . . and it's clear he wants her, too. In a place where inhibitions are left at the reception desk, it's time for Marissa to give into temptation and have a vacation she'll never forget. . .
Romance was the last thing on their minds--until the holidays brought these two women face to face with the men of their dreams. . .Holiday Seduction Kayla PerrinMikki Harper isn't looking forward to going home for her sister's wedding--especially since she's just been dumped. Then she runs into "Boring Barry" from high school and soon the two are catching up on old times--and Mikki discovers Barry is anything but boring. Mikki doesn't expect to see him again, especially not at a dinner hosted by the groom's family. It turns out Barry wants to relive their fling. But will Mikki run into his arms--or back to her ex, who's suddenly had a change of heart? Her Holiday Gifts Deborah Fletcher MelloCommissioned to bake a towering cake for the Whitman Corporation's CEO at their New Year's extravaganza--Malisa Ivey is mortified when she gets trapped inside. Even worse, the cake is then transported--with Malisa inside--to Gabriel Whitman's office. The sexy business tycoon is shocked when a beautiful woman pops out of his dessert--and can't help but wonder what it would be like to have such sweetness in his life all year. . .
The oldest of three adopted daughters, Callie Hart has always loved being the protector of the family. But now she is all grown up-with a young son of her own to protect. Callie can't wait to show him off when she reunites with her two sisters in Ohio. But that also means coming face-to-face with the lover she left behind. Nigel Williams is even more irresistibly attractive than ever. But what will he do when he learns about the secret she kept hidden from him for ten years?Nigel has never forgiven Callie for fleeing Ohio-and the passion they shared. And when she shows up on his doorstep asking for forgiveness, the Cleveland cop is furious at her deception. But how can he deny the feelings Callie reawakens in him? Blindsided once again by the heat of desire, Nigel vows to fight for his future with the woman he has always loved.
Their passion's rising... Ever since the tragedy that tore through his life, Mason Foley guards his heart, never letting any woman get too close. Yet the gorgeous, independent Sabrina Crawford is perfect for a sizzling fling, even if she does seem resistant to his charms. He'll just have to turn up the heat, igniting a longing the hard-to-get wedding photographer can't resist. Once burned is enough for Sabrina to swear off a man's touch forever. But it's impossible to ignore the hunky San Diego firefighter who's making her temperature soar. And when Mason puts his life on the line to save hers, Sabrina knows she's found her ultimate hero. If she gives in, though, is she headed down the road to heartbreak once again? Or will she find a love to keep her soul ablaze forever?
Their romance was a modern-day fairy tale: handsome older millionaire falls for struggling young waitress. Robert swept Elsie off her feet-and into his bed-put a huge diamond on her finger and spirited her away in his private jet destined for happily-ever-after.Eight years later, Elsie Kolstadt realizes the clock has struck midnight. The five-star restaurants, exclusive address and exotic vacations can no longer make up for Robert's desire to control everything. From her hair to her music, Robert has things the way he wants them. No matter what.But it's Robert's ultimate, unforgivable manipulation that finally shocks Elsie into action. Though divorce would strip her of everything, she can't live under his roof any more. Making her decision easier is Dion Carter, a high-school football coach with a heart of gold and a body of sculpted steel. Suddenly Elsie is deep in a steamy affair that could cost her everything-because Robert will stop at nothing to keep her under his thumb.will stop at nothing to keep Elsie under his thumb.
Their spark is burning hot... Betrayed by love in the past, Nya Lowe has vowed to steer clear of future heartbreak. But when she sees her deceitful ex at a party, she does something totally out of character and puts the moves on sexy San Diego firefighter Tyler Johansen. Her payback plan backfires when her counterfeit "boyfriend" starts breaking down her defenses...kiss by sizzling kiss. Tyler risks his life every day, but he isn't ready to gamble with his heart again. Yet ever since the sultry photographer kissed him, all he wants is to keep Nya in his arms. As they stoke the flames of a dangerous desire, a suspicious fire and near-fatal collision raise the stakes for them. Will they both be burned again? Or can they trust each other enough to turn their pretend romance into a forever love?
Three years ago Brianne Kenyon suffered the unthinkable: her fianc#xE9; disappeared while hiking the Rocky Mountains, never to be seen again. Heartbroken beneath an avalanche of grief, Brianne's not surewhather path holds. But just when she starts to regain her foothold on life, sexy Alex Thorpe returns to town-and her pain reaches its peak. But so does her desire. Alex Thorpe knows why beautiful Brianne doesn't want to have anything to do with him-and he doesn't blame her. After all, he was her former fianc#xE9;'s best friend and hiking partner. But Alex can't fight the depths of his passion. . . ;even when earth-shattering news threatens their trail to romance. Alex is determined to show Brianne that he, and their love, was meant to be the high point of her life.
For the past year, self-proclaimed Black American Princess Claudia has been planning her perfect wedding, destined to be the event in Atlanta's black society. But when her prince gets cold feet, she's stunned and humiliated. She's done things in the bedroom with this man that her mother would disown her for!Annelise is frustrated. How long can a woman go without getting some from her husband? The man she supported through law school, who she signed a prenup for. But it seems the man who used to want it all the time is still getting it...from another woman.Thank goodness their devotedly single friend Lishelle has a couch to spare. But when The Guy Who Got Away in college reappears in her life, she starts envisioning a walk down the aisle. Ignoring her friends' advice, she agrees to guarantee his bank loans for a new business. A girl's got to invest in her future husband, right? But once he gets his hands on her money, he disappears.After a little digging, the women discover that the jerks they've trusted have betrayed them in ways they'd never imagined. As the scorned friends bitch over a bottle of wine, an idea begins to take shape-letting these weasels slink quietly out of their lives is too good for them.These women want revenge.
In just four months, Annelise is going to become a mother. But before she hits the delivery room, she's got one last piece of business to take care of-hooking up her single friends with a pair of sexy brothers.Lishelle and Claudia are more than ready for no-strings-attached flings. Soon Lishelle and gorgeous, insatiable Jared are setting the sheets on fire. Even back in Atlanta, the sex is amazing. So why is she bothered that her ex-boyfriend-the one she dumped-is getting married?Meanwhile, Claudia can't get enough of Chad's toe-curling, scream-inducing moves. But introduce him to her high-society friends? Puh-lease. Sure, he's funny, smart and devoted-but without movie-star looks or a matching bank balance, he's hardly Claudia's ideal man. She has an image to maintain.But when tragedy strikes, it becomes apparent to the friends that they need to rethink what's important. Because while a hard man is good to find, it takes more than luck to keep him!life. Because while a hard man is good to find, it takes more than luck to keep him!
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Lucky Annelise may be having the best sex of her life with her new man, but she can't help noticing her two closest friends and her sister-fresh from very recent, very public breakups-are miserable. So she does what any good friend would do: plans a girls' weekend in Vegas!In a town that emphasizes hedonism, Lishelle is sorely tempted. Between sensual masseurs and private exotic dancers, how's a girl to choose? She finally lets her guard down and beds the perfect guy for a no-strings-attached affair-a sexy rapper looking for a good time with no questions asked.Meanwhile, Claudia is busy getting her groove on with a younger man who makes her laugh. Even better, he's eager to please and-much to her delight-wants her to be in control in the bedroom.It's Samera who hits the jackpot, though, hooking up with a high roller and finishing off the night in his luxury suite. But Rusty has a dark side, and Samera can't get home to Atlanta-and away from Rusty's dangerous friends-fast enough. But once the friends return from Sin City, they all receive threatening notes, suggesting someone has been watching them all along. Maybe this time what happened in Vegas won't stay in Vegas...
When L.A. sex therapist Dr. Lecia Calhoun writes a self-help book called The Big O there's no doubt what she's talking about. But this expert on making the right moves in the bedroom, known to the country as Dr. Love, has to admit to herself that it's been a long time ... Then she appears with star quarterback Anthony "T" Beals on a late-night talk show. It's clear this man knows what O stands for. After all, he got caught with a working girl -- on film! But that's not the worst of his problems. When Lecia tells him he's got issues and his wife should dump him, he really lets loose on national television. Then T comes up with some harebrained plan to solve his marital woes -- involving Dr. Love's help. Before she can blink, Lecia is on a whirlwind cross-country adventure with T ... who teaches her how to move from the sidelines to the playing field -- and demand more for herself. Soon everyone wants to know what is going on with Dr. Love and T Beals.
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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! TO CLAIME A WILDE (Wilde in Wyoming) Kimberly Kaye TerryNaomi McBride left her hometown to become a pediatrician. But now she's on a mission to confront Canton Wilde, the oil tycoon who may be part of a scheme to take away the McBride lands. Canton has one rule: never mix business and pleasure. Only now he's in too deep. Will his secret sabotage his future with Naomi? Or will their sizzling affair become a lifetime of love? PASSION IGNITED (Love on Fire)Kayla PerrinHaunted by a life he couldn't save, Omar Ewing walked away from his family business to become a firefighter. Now he's sworn to track down an arsonist who's already struck twice. Journalist Gabrielle Leonard has her reasons for teaming up with Omar to investigate the suspicious blazes. But the seductive San Francisco firefighter is bringing her dangerously close to a flame that has burned her before... IT'S ONLY YOUSheryl ListerRecord label VP Donovan Wright saves ER nurse Simona Andrews's life, and she promptly declares she won't date him. Donovan is a media darling, and since she became her niece's guardian, Simona wants to avoid high-profile affairs. Yet Donovan's touch sets her on fire. Before she walks away for good, he has one chance to prove that his promise to love her will never be broken... AFFAIR OF PLEASURE (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady) Lindsay EvansChildhood neighbors and friends turned business partners, Nichelle Wright and Wolfe Diallo make a successful management consulting team. Yet Nichelle knows Wolfe too well to want anything more. Until wooing a lucrative new client requires them to masquerade as husband and wife. And with one heated glance across a Parisian hotel room, "strictly platonic" explodes in an inferno of long-denied desire...
With her recording career on the slide, Deanna Hart heads home to Cleveland to search for new inspiration. What she finds is a man who has never stopped thinking about her. Eric Bell is now the principal at their former school, and he's never been shy about trying to get her attention. Down-to-earth and downright sexy, Eric is about to open Deanna up to new possibilities.But just as soon as they find each other, a crushing Hart family secret could end Deanna's dream of starting over. Will she be able to capture the kind of love she has never believed in, the kind that lasts forever?
Finding the Right Key by Adrianne ByrdProfessional party planner Kimora Evans has dreamed up her quirkiest party theme yet-a holiday key party-where singles hook up based on a car-key lottery. With best friends, boyfriends and bosses in the mix, there's more than enough sexy fun to go around. But what Kimora doesn't count on is what happens when she plays romance Russian roulette.'Round Midnight by Donna HillRelationship expert Summer Lane is so busy helping lovelorn callers on her late-night radio talk show that she finds herself in her own romance slump. As New Year's Eve approaches, she decides to follow her own advice-and speak straight from the heart-to keep the handsome program director from slipping away when the clock strikes twelve.Blind Faith by Kayla PerrinTrapped for days in her car when it careens off an isolated stretch of road outside of Buffalo, New York, Andrea Dawson has already said her prayers and given up hope of ever being rescued. But then she suddenly sees a blinding light-not from the great beyond, but rather a flashlight held by her sexy savior, Mark Potter. With both of them looking for something to believe in, has fate brought them together for a reason?
Hailey McGraw, Lexie Muller's best friend, is back in town . . . and Lexie is ready to party! These girlfriends have got a lot to celebrate--shy Hailey is newly single, and wild Lexie's about to hit the big 3-0--and they've got nothing on their minds but fun, frosty drinks, and the hot men hanging out at one of Miami's hottest clubs. But their night to remember turns memorable in a way they never expected when a hunk from the bar winds up stone-cold dead in the parking lot . . . and definitely not from natural causes. The dead guy's the (late) boyfriend of a friend. And when it becomes apparent that the cops are getting nowhere fast, Lexie and Hailey decide to do some sleuthing of their own. After all, they're both smart, imaginative, and fearless--and nobody runs faster in high heels. But diving deep into Miami's underbelly to confront drug lords, ex-cons, and gun-toting divas may be too much to handle for a couple of South Florida girls who just want to have fun . . .
Alice Watson's no longer the shy, overweight girl everyone dissed back in high school-everyone, that is, except Marcus Quinn, her one-time best friend who ended up trampling all over her heart. Now, thirteen years later, Alice is tall, stunning, sensational . . . and a genuine movie star who goes by the name of DesirÉe LaCroix. And passion's flame starts smoking again when she sees that handsome Marcus still has it going on. But is it Alice or her famous Hollywood persona who's got his beautiful brown eyes wide open? Marcus's own heart has gone through major achin' since back in the day. And the reappearance of Alice/DesirÉe seems to spell bigtime trouble. Still, this proud, sexy sista could make Marcus forget the pain and his promise not to let a fine face and figure turn his head ever again. And even though the lady's got drama-and there's serious danger doggin' her trail-this could be the time for cautious Marcus to commit to a perfect love that he once let get too far away.
Shayna Kenyonknowsheartbreak. After she catches her fiancé cheating on her the night of their wedding, a reality break in Jamaica is just the pick-me-up this romance author needs. Especially when Shayna arrives at the exclusive resort. . . and notices the seriously sexy brother checking her out. In the Caribbean for a wedding, Donovan Deval isn't thinking about making a love connection. But it's time to move on with his life--and that means pursuing Shayna, The exotic beauty who's making his libido leap off the charts! Shayna wants to take it slow, but Donovan's ready to turn up the heat. As passion ignites, he vows to turn their sizzling island paradise into the real thing.
Island Love Songs Sultry days, hot nights and passion in the air... Enjoy the thrill of unexpected romance in three scintillating stories that lead to "I do," island-style... Seven Nights in Paradise by Kayla Perrin After flying halfway around the world to see her friend get married in Fiji, Melanie White bumps into the one man she's never been able to forget. Will one week be long enough to erase past mistakes and create sizzling new memories? The Wedding Dance by Carmen Green Vivian Franklin was asked to choreograph a surprise dance for a wedding in the Virgin Islands-and gorgeous best man James Smith has all the right moves. Almost every female in attendance wants to sweep him off his feet and right into the bedroom. But all James wants is Vivian-for tonight, and forever. Orchids and Bliss by Felicia Mason Baden Calloway ran away on her wedding day after deciding not to walk down the aisle. And she didn't stop until she reached Maui. Now lawman Jesse Fremont, her ex-fiancé's partner, is at her door, determined to win the woman he's always loved from afar....
Jasmine St. Clair always dreamed of starring in movies. She just wasn't expecting her most famous role to be in the intimate home video that her sleazy boyfriend secretly made in hopes of furthering his own film career. With her good girl image in tatters--along with her faith in men--Jasmine leaves Hollywood and heads to St. Lucia. Against this lush Caribbean backdrop, Jasmine meets Darien Lamont, a sexy, mysterious American with secrets of his own. But after being so deeply wounded, can Jasmine trust her heart enough to embrace a red-hot new romance?
Have yourself a sexy little holiday...Overtime Love by Beverly Jenkins Drew Davis's goal is to buy the semipro football team where he is general manager. But the owner's grandaughter, Tasha Bloom, unexpectedly inherits it first. Still, Drew's not brokenhearted, since their mutual passion for football runs second only to their attraction to each other. But can the team and their budding romance make it to the New Year's Day championship?Ex-mas Reunion by Kayla Perrin Kendra Harris and Damien Monroe had a summer fling years ago. Now fate has left them stranded together at the airport during a winter snowstorm. Sharing a rental car makes sense if they want to get home for Christmas. And so does sharing a hotel room...and a bed. Because sometimes the one that got away is the only one you ever wanted....A Holiday Affair by Maureen Smith Over the holidays, Atlanta attorney Ava Cameron is dumped, depressed...and primed for a one-night stand with sexy stranger Colby Austin. How is she to know he will end up being opposing counsel on a major case-and the best mistake she has ever made?
Midnight PassionForced to wait tables after her husband stole money from their successful Manhattan hair salon and left her for another woman, Jade Alexander made two resolutions for the New Year--reopen her business someday and never trust another man again with her heart. But when she attends her friend's New Year's Eve party, she meets her old flame, Terrell Edmonds. As the clock strikes midnight, Jade can feel her resolve weakening--and her desire kindling-- under his piercing gaze. Midnight WishesSix years ago, Terrell Edmonds lost Jade--the only woman he believes was "the one" for him--by letting her marry the wrong man. Determined not to lose her again, Terrell sets out to convince Jade that love can be sweeter the second time around--and together, they can make all of their wishes for the New Year come true...
After her husband confesses to a racy but ultimately unfulfilling affair, Sophie Gibson's rage leaves her raw, unable to process his attempt to repair the damage by suggesting she have her own tryst.Soon, though, the idea of sex as retaliation begins to intrigue her-a no-strings-attached, sexually subversive liaison may be just what she needs before she can forgive Andrew. Hooking up with Peter, a dark and dangerous artist willing to push the limits of Sophie's lustful, quivering need, fits the bill perfectly.Sophie's covetousness for Peter was always about experiencing intensity in the moment, but soon the affair runs its course and now it's time for her to focus on her future...with Andrew. Except, Peter is convinced he can't live without her. Then come the cards, the presents, the calls...the hint of a threat. One way or another he will have Sophie. Even if that means exacting revenge of his own.
They're turning up the heat...on love Haunted by a life he couldn't save, Omar Ewing walked away from his successful family business to become a firefighter-risking his own life every day. Now he's sworn to track down an arsonist who's already struck twice. Working with beautiful local journalist Gabrielle Leonard definitely has its perks...until the man who finds it safer to play the field is in danger of losing his heart. Gabrielle has her own reasons for teaming up with Omar to investigate the suspicious blazes. But the seductive San Francisco firefighter is bringing her dangerously close to a flame that has burned her before. With each scorching kiss, Omar is branding her his woman. But when Gabrielle becomes a target, will she be able to trust her future to the man who has vowed to protect her at all costs?