Caught in a raging snowstorm, imminent mother-to-be Isabella Spencer had never imagined that Michael Wulf, the sensual hero of her teenage fantasies, would come to her rescue. Now Isabella was ensconced in his high-tech mansion, secretly craving the touch of this reclusive millionaire who'd long ago closed off his heart. Opening his home to his childhood friend-now an alluring woman-was dangerous enough. And when Bella gave birth to an adorable baby girl, Michael found himself yearning to play the part of father. . . and Bella's passionate husband! Was it possible for this lone wolf to shed his solitary ways and open himself up to love?
Rita Thompson was getting married. She just hadn't bothered to invite the groom-her boss, Sheikh Sakir Al-Nayhalm-to his own wedding. Rita had concocted the whole scheme to successfully reunite her alienated family. Everything had gone according to plan...until she found Sakir standing at the altar waiting for her!And Sakir had a proposal of his own for the blushing bride. Rita would be his wife for three weeks in his home country of Emand, then they would dissolve the union. There would be no touching, no kissing...no taking possession of her delectable body. But there were some vows a man couldn't keep!
In the small town of River Black, Texas, sits the Triple C--a working cattle ranch that sustains the town. But it also holds painful memories and shocking secrets for the Cavanaugh brothers.... When the Cavanaugh brothers return home for their father's funeral, they discover unexpected evidence of the old man's surprising double life--a son named Blue, who wants the Triple C Ranch as much as they do. The eldest son, Deacon, a wealthy businessman who couldn't wait to leave the ranch and move on with his life, is looking to use his powerful connections to stop Blue at any cost. He never expected the ranch's forewoman, Mackenzie Byrd, to get in his way. Mac knows Deacon means to destroy the ranch and therefore destroy her livelihood. But as the two battle for control, their attraction builds. Now Deacon is faced with the choice of a lifetime: Take down the Triple C to feed his need for revenge, or embrace the love of the one person who has broken down every barrier to his heart.
The Cavanaugh brothers left behind River Black, Texas, long ago. But after their father dies, bequeathing them the Triple C, a cattle ranch that sustains their small town, they return--and confront the painful memories of their childhood home and the truth about their sister's murder... For years, James Cavanaugh has traveled the world as a horse whisperer, but even the millions he's earned hasn't healed the pain he hides behind his stoic exterior. Forced to tackle old demons at the ranch, James throws himself into work to avoid his true feelings. Until he meets a woman who shakes the foundations of his well-built walls... Sheridan O'Neil's quiet confidence has served her well, except when it comes to romance. Refusing to allow her heard to led her to disaster, she chooses to focus solely on work. But after Sheridan is rescued from a horse stampede by the most beautiful cowboy she's ever met, her vow to keep her heart penned wavers. Only, as Sheridan uncovers James's belief that no woman is safe with him, she wonders if such a wounded man could ever give in to love, or if some hearts are too broken to be healed....
His father wanted him to find a bride. Prince Maxim preferred bachelorhood and planned to thwart the king by romancing Francesca Charming-a commoner he could never marry! However, Max found his seduction had gone awry. . . and his own heart was getting in the way!Practical veterinarian Francesca didn't believe in fairy tales, but Prince Maxim's fire-filled kisses were making her reconsider. Still, Fran knew that her royal romance couldn't last. . . unless she could figure out a way to rewrite the ending and win her own happily-ever-after with Max!
The position: Hard-driving corporate powerhouse-and very confirmed bachelor-C. K. Tanner needs a "pretend" wife to help him convince an old-fashioned business associate that he's a regular, reliable family man. . . . ;The unwilling candidate: Abby McGrady, a beautiful, independent young woman who works in the mail room and detests almost everything about her arrogant, insufferable-but drop-dead-gorgeous-employer. . . . ;The complication: The two of them are all wrong for each other-but they can't keep their hands off each other, either. And the sparks flying are enough to make anybody want to turn a "temporary" partnership into the deal of a lifetime. . . . ;
Cross Words refers to cultural hybrids, trans-cultural alliances, and associations. This fascinating compendium documents--in essays, conversations, and socratic raps--the vital work poets perform when they write across borders.Anne Waldman is the author of more than forty collections of poetry, the editor of numerous anthologies, and, for The Iovis Trilogy, the winner of the Shelley Memorial Award and the USA PEN Center Award for Poetry. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.Laura E. Wright is a poet, translator, and librarian. With Anne Waldman, she co-edited Beats at Naropa (Coffee House Press, 2009).
In the fourth book in Laura Wright's Mark of the Vampire series, Gray is the only man who can make Dillon surrender to a passion strong enough to overpower her inner beast. But Dillon is determined to never belong to anyone, especially not to Gray-the man who destiny claims is her mate. Contains mature themes.
When his lover is murdered by evil vampire-beast, Cruen, the grief-stricken Synjon Wise believes his life over. Enraged, he flashes her away to a remote spot in South America to give his beloved's body a proper burial. But when the sun blazes overhead and takes her body before his eyes, Synjon's mind completely unravels. Mad with the need to join her, he walks into the sun a morphed male, prepared to die. He awakens to find himself amongst a breed known as Shifters. As he is nursed back to health by Petra, who saved his life, Synjon feels no gratitude - only anger and guilt that he is still alive. But this female is strong and refuses to let Syn waste away. For the bond that will form between them will be enduring: as nurse and patient, male and female, savior and saved. Betrayer and betrayed . . .
An Original Mark of the Vampire Novella <P> Gray Donahue is crippled by the guilt he feels for his father's death. An Impure vampire cursed with the ability to hear the thoughts of others, he indulges in blood and sex to stave off the pain of his existence. He is then abducted by the Eternal Order of Vampires, who subject him to a nightmarish ritual. But when he is rescued by the icy pureblood vampire Dillon, he finds something that is worth living for, dying for, killing for....
When the Eternal Breed's badboy vamp Lucian Roman is faced with his biggest fear - becoming the next Breeding Male - he knows his only options for the future are imprisonment or death by his own hand. But when he learns that the key to his salvation may very well lie in the blood and body of the veana he's trying most desperately to forget, Lucian is forced to choose between sanity and the ultimate destruction of the first and only female he's ever loved.
When Erion's son is kidnapped by the evil vampire Cruen, Erion vows to stop at nothing to find his hideaway--including intercepting the traveling party of Cruen's beautiful bride-to-be. But instead of a vulnerable caravan, Erion is met by a feral band of female demons that includes Hellen, the bride--a creature of dark magic and darker passion. Though the safety of his son is foremost, Erion can't deny his unexpected connection to Hellen--inflaming a manic desire as primal as it is irresistible. As their bond intensifies, they move toward an inevitable and terrifying battle. With time running out, Erion realizes he must not only find and rescue his son but protect Hellen from Cruen and the underworld forces waiting to destroy her for her betrayal. .
In the dark and sexy debut of Laura Wright's Mark of the Vampire series, fate places Alexander Roman at the door of Dr. Sara Donahue-and when their worlds collide, one becomes hunter and the other becomes prey.
His father unknown, his mother dead, Nicholas Roman was raised by the vampire Breed with one wish: to live as a normal vampire. But once he's transformed against his will into a gifted immortal, Nicholas now has one goal: to stop the Eternal Order of vampires from controlling his life. Then comes a beautiful stranger with a startling secret . . . Vampire Kate Everborne claims she's sheltering Nicholas's long lost son. If this is true, then who is the mother? And how endangered are they if, indeed, Nicholas does possess the bloodline so coveted by the Order? These are questions that with every seductive whisper and every silken touch draw Nicholas and Kate intimately closer, and nearer still to the truth.
Love and Vengeance . . . . The violent attack left Synjon destroyed and his lover dead-at the will of the evil vampire Cruen. Syn's passionate savior was Petra. When she became pregnant with his child, it should have been a blessing-until Syn vanished after discovering the truth: Petra was the daughter of the man he despised above all others. The daughter of Cruen. When Petra's health begins to decline, she contacts Syn to help save their baby. Though reluctant to see Petra, he cannot turn his back on his own innocent child. But night after night, as his feelings for Petra are rekindled, Syn becomes increasingly torn. Although everyone assumes that Cruen is dead, Syn is not convinced-and is still hell-bent on finding and destroying him once and for all. But will his thirst for vengeance keep him from seeing what is really worth living for before it is too late?
Millionaire media mogul Trent Tanford had one week to find a wife. . . or lose his empire. But none of his current Manhattan flings met his father's stringent standards. Then Trent noticed the innocent house sitter next door. In tortoiseshell glasses and loose T-shirts, Carrie Gray surely had no skeletons in her closet. But how would she feel about. . . marital duties, so vital to a virile man like Trent? Trent had the money and the charm to convince her, but he'd never spoken a word to Carrie. . . . How was he going to ask, Will you marry me?
Maggie Conner might not have had much experience with men-okay, so she'd had absolutely no experience with men-but that didn't mean she couldn't find love matches for her female clients. All she needed was the right man. . . . ;Trouble was, she'd found exactly the wrong man-Nick Kaplan, a hard-muscled, love-'em-and-leave-'em type with a dangerously seductive smile. Not only was Nick pure temptation in a leather jacket, he was also Maggie's new roommate!So why not make him over into somebody else's perfect man? Well, for one thing, the more up-close-and-personal time they spent together, the more Maggie wanted to keep Nick all to herself. . . . ;
They shared one seductive night, but in the morning she was gone. Bobby Callahan vowed to find her again, but when he did, he found out who she really was.
Strictly business?He'd raised himself from the depths of poverty to the heights of wealth and power. But Ethan Curtis knew polite society would be forever closed to him. Unless a woman from the most exclusive social circles--namely Mary Kelley--gave him a child. Mary was stunned by the arrogant millionaire's proposition. But she agreed to give him what he wanted to protect her family. She thought their 'lovemaking' would be as cold and heartless as Ethan seemed to be. Nothing could have prepared her for her sudden desire for this man she'd sworn to hate.
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Welcome to 721 Park Avenue. . . the ultimate address for high-price secrets!This luxurious building on Manhattan's tony upper east side is up for historical landmark status, and its tenants include the movers and shakers of New York City and the crème de la crème of society. But it's the secrets hidden behind its closed doors that fill this fascinating residence with mystery, drama and romance. And it all begins with the suspicious death of a young female tenant that immerses the building in a media feeding frenzy. As the wealthy and privileged residents contend with misunderstandings, betrayal, blackmail and scandal, they also discover the thrill of undeniable passion and the fulfillment of unwavering love. Visit 721 Park and prepare to be delighted, excited and moved by these six sensational stories by some of Silhouette Desire's bestselling authors. Bundle includes: High-Society Secret Pregnancy by Maureen Child, Front Page Engagement by Laura Wright, Prince of Midtown by Jennifer Lewis, marriage, Manhattan Style by Barbara Dunlop, Pregnant on the Upper East Side? by Emilie Rose and The Billionaire in Penthouse B by Anna DePalo.
The Seduction PlanAn eye for an eye was the motto Mac Valentine lived by. So when a business rival dared to sully his reputation, Mac decided to strike back using his enemy's daughter--Olivia Winston. He'd hire her, seduce her, then walk away. But Olivia was no easily manipulated pawn. She tempted him like no other woman. And for once Mac wondered if his plan for revenge would destroy not only his conquest, but himself as well.
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