THIS SEASON WILL SPARKLE FOR THESE TWO COWBOYS A MAVERICK FOR CHRISTMAS Abigail Cates has loved Hollis "Cade" Pritchett almost forever. Unfortunately he seems to barely know she exists. Until now, that is. Abigail's plan to make him notice her is working better than she imagined. Could a marriage proposal be next? Everyone in town is speculating that they're in for the biggest Christmas wedding this Montana town has ever seen! A COWBOY UNDER THE MISTLETOE As of Christmas Eve, Hank McCabe will lose his chance to bid on the Mesquite Ridge ranch. But ever since Ally Garrett delivered her ultimatum, Hank's more set than ever on snapping up her land. He's ready to build his future, and he's crazy enough to think generosity might overtake the holiday-hating Ally this season...especially when he offers to be her cowboy under the mistletoe!
This holiday season, four bestselling authors give the gift that keeps on giving: gripping tales of special agents in a covert agency, out to protect the innocent . . . by any means necessary. Snowball's Chance by Cherry Adair-Kendall decks the halls, unaware that a serial killer has her on the top of his list. Of course, being naughty with the sexy good guy sent to protect her would be so nice. Santa Slave by Leanne Banks-After her best friend disappears, Hilary takes matters into her own hands and finds herself caught in the throes of danger, while a hunky male operative hopes to mix pleasure with business. Runaway Santa by Pamela Britton-Biologist Kaitlyn Moneypenny's research is finally leading to a big scientific breakthrough . . . and mortal peril. When bullets start to fly, so do the sparks between Kaitlyn and her Santa-clad rescuer. Killer Christmas by Kelsey Roberts-When several Santas are murdered at a swanky department store, the new CEO, Meghan Beckham, had better watch out, had better not cry-because a serial killer has come to town.
Sons and Lovers "Groundbreaking! The Sons and Lovers series will enthrall you." -bestselling author Suzanne Forster SHE WAS THE MARRYING KIND... Ridge Jackson's plan was simple: protect lovely Dara Seabrook and get revenge on her godfather at the same time. Ridge was a professional; he knew the dangers of mixing business with pleasure. How then had the voluptuous brunette gotten under his skin? BUT HE WASN'T ABOUT TO GET HOOKED! Dara's sultry blue eyes soon made Ridge forget all about revenge and remember how good a woman's love could be. But now Dara was dangerously close to stealing his heart-and about to discover how she figured in an old score he had vowed to settle.... SONS AND LOVERS: Three brothers denied a father's name, but granted the gift of love from three special women.
A DADDY FOR HER LITTLE PRINCE? Fredericka Devereaux is no pushover princess. She's determined to provide the best life possible for her infant son, Leo. So when her brother, the ruler of Chantaine, insists that she and her hearing-disabled son need a protector, Ericka objects. But her new bodyguard, handsome Treat Walker, warms her heart as he cares for her baby...and proves himself deserving of his name... Treat keeps telling himself that he's not into Ericka and her little family. She's stuck-up and a royal-hardly his type! Despite his best efforts, the former football player finds himself charmed by the sexy single mom and her adorable infant. This Christmas, all Treat wants in his stocking is the royal twosome he's sworn to protect!
The princess is pregnant! Is the daddy a Texas tycoon?Valentina Deveraux was still in shock. She had always been the good girl, the model princess-not the one getting mixed up in tabloid scandals. But one carefree night burning the bedsheets with charming Texan Zachary Logan had changed everything. Now her main responsibility was not to the throne, but to her unborn child...and getting to know his or her father. With Zach, Valentina felt she could put down her tiara and just be herself. But the rancher had a dark secret-one that threatened any chance of happily ever after. Could the American cowboy be her true Prince Charming? Or was she risking it all for a royal heartbreak?
Fortune's Children:The Brides:Meet the Fortune brides-six special women who perpetuate a family legacy greater than mere riches!THE CINDERELLA ASSIGNMENTWhen Jack Fortune's motherless daughter moved in with him, this ever-so-competent CEO needed Amanda Corbain, his faithful assistant, to become Lilly's temporary live-in nanny. Suddenly this natural-born nurturer was living out her ultimate fantasy, but no amount of dreaming had prepared Amanda for the feelings he aroused. And now Amanda had one final wish before this Cinderella assignment ended....
Nicola Granville was an independent woman, but it was as Abe Danforth's campaign manager that she achieved her greatest success and her greatest pleasure...
Sherryl Woods "The Perfect Holiday"What was a holiday without a handsome husband? To Aunt Mae, it wasn't very festive at all! So she sent the perfect man to her single niece, Savannah Holiday. But would wealthy bachelor Trace Franklin become a groom-to-be by Christmastime?Beverly Barton "Faith, Hope and Love"After one passionate night, Faith Sheridan found herself pregnant with her sexy bodyguard's child. Now she hoped the news of their secret child would be a welcome gift to Worth Cordell this holiday-and the beginning of a lifetime of love....Leanne Banks "A Rancher in Her Stocking"This Christmas, spirited schoolteacher Amy Winslow was sharing a home with a ruggedly handsome rancher! Now if only she could teach tight-lipped Lucas Bennett that the holidays were meant to be merry. And that he was made for love!
"You want me to find a husband for your daughter?" As personal assistant to the rich and eccentric, Katie Collins thought she'd heard it all. Now to keep her job she has to play matchmaker for her boss's only child. With her shapeless clothes and prim appearance, Katie has not had much experience with the opposite sex. That doesn't stop her from trying to turn shy Wilhemina into a swan. Or from dragging reluctant bodyguard Michael Wingate to Texas, where their lovelorn heiress has run off to lasso herself a cowboy. Working with Michael becomes more dangerous than Katie bargained for. He is exactly the kind of control freak she despises -- and so hot he melts her plain-Jane defenses faster than a desert sunrise. Of course, falling in love with the man is out of the question. But just once Katie Collins wants to be a little naughty, to discover why all good girls sometimes want to be bad!
THE RULEBREAKERSTHE MAN OF HER DREAMS...The moment young Nick Nolan had rescued her from her bully brother, Olivia Polnecek knew he was destined to be a true-blue hero-and the man she would always love. But over the years Nick's knight-in-shining armor nature never seemed to include whisking her away to become his wife.Instead, he asked her to be his pretend-fiancée-for a month.Olivia knew that simply a taste of being Nick's betrothed would never be enough. She wanted to melt his defenses, find the hot-blooded man behind the reserved protector...and turn their temporary engagement into a forever marriage....THE RULEBREAKERS: A millionaire, a bad boy, a protector. Three strong, sexy men who take on the ultimate challenge-love!
Lori Jean Granger is in a bit of a pickle. Until now, Lori Jean's multi-millionaire father had always showered her with gifts and attention, ever since a riding accident almost took her life. But her beloved father has died, leaving her heartbroken...and strapped for cash. He'd always told her to help the less fortunate and she could never say no. But his Will contains conditions for access to her inheritance. Her father's accountant now needs a new financial advisor who can resist the spendthrift Lori Jean and teach her how to say no. And he finds the perfect man in Jackson James...Jackson thinks Lori Jean's excess is ridiculous. If anyone can slash her budget, it's Jackson-a man from a working class background who's determined to succeed. But Lori Jean has a new plan and it isn't budget slashing. Her father's Will states that if she weds and agrees to remain wed until the age of 30, she may access her entire inheritance. Attempting to ignore the passion mounting between Jackson and herself, she enlists Jackson's reluctant help to find a husband. But as men come out of the woodwork, proposing marriage left and right, Jackson can't help but feel jealous. She is infuriating, but he can't seem to get her out of his mind...
WOULD HER PRINCE EVER COME?Forget the prince-pregnant Maddie Palmer needed an M.D.! But since she was stuck in a traffic jam-about to give birth!-the handsome cowboy up ahead would have to do....Joshua Blackwell knew Maddie was trouble the moment she hijacked him for a high-speed trip to the maternity ward. Next thing he knew, Maddie was on his doorstep with a hankering to show her appreciation. He'd never turn a pretty lady down, but if this confirmed bachelor didn't watch out, she'd be serving him wedding cake for breakfast!HOW TO CATCH A PRINCESS:Sometimes you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet the perfect groom. And three childhood friends are about to pucker up!
Bellagio, Inc. public relations genius Trina Roberts had been a bad, bad girl when she'd gone to bed with a recently jilted groom and wound up pregnant. She knew Walker Gordon wasn't looking for forever - at least not with her. So when he took a job overseas, she sort of neglected to tell him about the baby on the way. Well, now he's back. . . and he's just figured out the truth. Walker had been reeling from a very public breakup when Trina had offered solace he couldn't deny. He'd never expected the result would make him somebody's daddy! Trina claimed not to need anything from him, but he was determined that his child have a father; he just didn't know if it should be him. Because a father's shoes. . . well, those he wasn't sure he could fill.
Deliah is a self made woman with a calm existence, who manages an exclusive spa in Houston. She is supported by a tycoon, although she has never been romantically involved with him. However when a brainy stud moves next door, and the tycoon dies, bequeathing her a baby, things change.
Jenna Jean Anderson knew that Stan Michaels was not husband material. She'd known him when he was one of the bad boys in town, and Jenna prided herself on being very, very good. But that didn't mean she hadn't noticed his wickedly handsome grin, or the seductive gleam in his eyes. . . Now that Jenna Jean was all grown up and gorgeous, Stan longed to get next to his childhood nemesis. But he knew he wasn't dealing with a small-town princess anymore. Because only a queen could bring this confirmed bachelor to his knees!