Casey moves from Manhattan to a small town to be the part-time assistant to the local pastor when she discovers that she is pregnant with twins and needs a quieter lifestyle than her city life would afford. On her first evening in town, the pastor receives a special postal delivery of quintuplets. When Casey realizes that she has fallen in love with Stephen, she is afraid to reveal her pregnancy. She is afraid that two more children will turn their prospective relationship into a nonrelationship. But Stephen surprises her and himself.
Baby Boom! Stephen Dubois was sexy, gentle, funny...and the instant dad of quintuplets left on his doorstep! He was overwhelmed by endless diaper changes and bottle feedings, so his new assistant was the answer to his prayers--and the embodiment of his fantasies. But what he didn't know was that she was also pregnant--with twins! Every time Casey Fairchild tried to tell Stephen the truth, they ended up kissing. But with the stork working overtime and due to make another delivery in a few months, how long could she hide her growing secret?
Butler... With a houseful of foster children, Michelle Worthington needed a handyman, security guard and temporary dad all rolled into one. Her help-wanted ad landed her a thief, a drunk and a cross-dresser! Surely, advertising for a butler would bring her a higher class of a man, wouldn't it? or Bodyguard? She'd hoped for a proper gentleman; she got Devlin Rhett--six feet two inches, with the features of Adonis and sensuality oozing from every pore of his perfect male body. With his sexy blue-green eyes hidden behind dark sunglasses, he looked more like a bodyguard than a houseboy. She'd bet the bank Dev was no butler--but just who was he, then?
ACCIDENTAL MOMS Dear Darby, Here's my baby 1. Feed her 2. Love her 3. Find her daddy Love, Eloise Darby Simms loved baby Sissy instantly, so following her best friend's first two instructions was no problem. Number three--well, that was the catch. Eloise hadn't left any hints about the father's identity, so Darby found herself on a daddy hunt, asking five different men one awkward question. When the first man 'fessed up, Darby was about to say "I do"--until a crucial fact about her husband-to-be had her fleeing the altar. With a mob of reporters on her tail and the baby in her arms, Darby did the only thing possible--she jumped into the car of vacationing stranger Christian Blake. But had she gone from the frying pan into the fire?
New Year's Bachelors New Year's Resolution #1: Find a Fiancé! With a disastrous blind date left on her doorstep, Dana Shaw had no one with whom to ring in the New Year. Then fate stepped in, in the form on an inherited ticket to a New Year's Eve bachelor auction. Bachelor#1 Sean O'Malley--rancher and volunteer fireman--was hotter than the flames he put out. The darkly handsome hunk would be hers for seven cold winder nights--and his heart would surely convince her three matchmaking aunts not to set her up with any more disastrous Mr. Rights. But what happened when the trio dubbed him Mr. Wrong?
From bestselling author Lisa Bingham comes the first in a brand-new series starring a trio of handsome wranglers. The Taggart brothers have bodies of iron and hearts of gold--though both may be a shade tarnished. But that doesn't stop them from trying to keep the women they love in their arms . . .Elam Taggart knows about the nickname town gossips have given him: Desperado. He doesn't care. He's lost just about everything: his wife, his parents, his little sister, and his career as a Navy EOD specialist. After returning home, he hightails it to the rugged Wasatch Mountains outside town.But when his brother comes asking for help, Elam can't say no. That is, until Elam realizes that in order to help, he'll be forced to spend time with town newcomer P.D. Raines. P.D. knows that asking Elam Taggart to be her partner in the town's upcoming Wild West Games is a mistake. But she needs the prize money, and Elam is lean, hard, and tortured--a dangerous combination she can't seem to resist.As the competition heats up--to the point of peril--Elam and P.D. have to turn away from the past and embrace the passion that sparks between them in order to escape the threat to their lives.
Determined to locate the accident victim he'd comforted as her eyesight waned, Jack MacAllister told himself he only wanted to know that she was all right. But when he found Eleanor Rappaport again, he knew he couldn't fade into the shadows this time. She was alone and blind-and pregnant! Eleanor's life had become a lonely struggle-until a stranger's soothing words pierced the darkness. Why did his oddly familiar voice make her heart beat faster? On the brink of motherhood, Eleanor thought she needed space. But maybe she needed Jack more.... Harlequin American Romance #835
His face was the last thing she'd ever seen... Determined to locate the accident victim he'd comforted as her eyesight waned, Jack MacAllister told himself he only wanted to know that she was all right. But when he found Eleanor Rappaport again, he knew he couldn't fade into the shadows this time. She was alone and blind - and pregnant! Eleanor's life had become a lonely struggle - until a stranger's soothing words pierced the darkness. Why did his oddly familiar voice make her heart beat faster? On the brink of motherhood, Eleanor thought she needed space. But maybe she needed Jack more....
A Little Faith and Hope Go a Long Way Foreign correspondent Lucy Devon never pictured herself with kids, but when she comes across conjoined twins -- baby girls -- who need her help, she can't say no. The twins need the kind of medical expertise few doctors can provide, and Lucy's ex-fiance, Nick Hammond, is one of the best. The problem is, Lucy and Nick didn't exactly part on good terms -- she walked out on him moments before their wedding, to chase "the story of a lifetime." Lucy Devon is the last person surgeon Nick Hammond expects to see on his doorstep. When she tells him her reason for being there, he knows he has to do everything he can for the girls -- but the biggest complication may be his own heart. Lucy has run away from him once, and Nick feels sure that nothing short of a miracle will keep her from doing it again....
The Nanny Had He-Man Muscles!When Delaney McBride opened her office door, she was shocked to find a sexy deliveryman with a very special package-a baby! Trouble was, the deliveryman claimed that the tiny tyke was homeless-and that he was the baby's nanny!Delaney wasn't exactly mother material. She had no idea which end of the diaper was up...or how to get a very squirmy baby into it. But Caleb was adorable-if a bit loud.Jake Turk was another story. Surely this man was a god of some sort, with his chiseled features and extraordinary physique. Delaney wondered what he could possibly know about babies. She was about to find out-because little Caleb came with a contract...one that included Jake.
Mail-order bride Phoebe Gray should have come stamped "handle with care." Guarding dynamite in a lightning storm would be easier than guiding this one willful redhead all the way west, Gabe Cutter fumed. Yet his Pinkerton-honed instincts told him he needed to uncover her secrets -- and fast! For she was definitely not what she claimed to be! Fate had given her a reprieve -- and "Phoebe Gray" couldn't waste it on some hard-boiled trail boss with pain in his past and trouble in his future. Still, when she'd switched identities with her companion, she never imagined she'd be hand-delivered into the undreamed passion of Gabe Cutter's loving arms!
Someone Wanted Her Dead-or so her faintly familiar bodyguard kept telling her. But the only person "Louisa Haversham Winslow" needed protection from was him-because this gentle giant of a man made her crave things no respectable newly widowed woman should desire...!Neil Ballard knew every minute Phoebe Gray spent as the counterfeit Widow Winslow was perilous. Yet he would guard his childhood friend with his life, for surely she was meant to be his everlasting love! The sensuous pull between him and his runaway bride couldn't lie. The truth must emerge-but how? Through the deadly danger that stalked her-or the passion that consumed them both?
Once upon a time...Reclusive Edward Babcock had never seen a lovelier sight than the woman he pulled from the sea. She insisted she was a princess, and was quite certain he was her bodyguard Boris.Edward had spent a lifetime hiding his true identity from the world. But he was positive his name wasn't Boris. And the last thing he needed was to fall in love with a woman without an identity. But the more time he spent with her, the more Edward wondered: could only a woman who didn't know who she was love a man who couldn't tell who he was?Once Upon a KissCould they live happily ever after...together?
The bestselling author of Desperado returns with another sexy cowboy from the Taggart family...The rugged and wild Taggart brothers know how to tame a restless beast, but a restless heart is a different matter... When tragedy struck, Jace Taggart stepped in to run the family business and care for his brothers, sacrificing his own happiness to ensure their well-being. But after the beautiful Bronte Cupacek moves to town, Jace realizes he can't ignore the hunger inside him much longer. However, the last thing Bronte needs is another man in her life. After the end of a painful marriage, she just wants to focus on her daughters. They need her now more than ever. Yet no matter how hard Bronte tries to stand on her own two feet, it's hard to resist the handsome cowboy who keeps coming to her aid. Soon secrets from the past threaten everything dear to them. Only through embracing their undeniable connection can Jace and Bronte build a future together that no one can tear apart...
The Fiancée TestHow does the bride-to-be react to:sqrt the gift of a very-well-endowed fertility god?sqrt the fact that the groom's best man is a female?sqrt the stripper at the bridal shower?This is what adventurous, unconventional Riley Page wants to know about Alexander Montgomery's very sedate, very conventional fiancée. Surely Alex isn't serious about "doormat" Danette? The woman is a perfect little kitten, but Riley thinks gorgeous, sexy Alex needs a tigress-why, someone more like her!Riley has traveled the world with her camera and worn-out khakis, but suddenly she's thinking perfume and high heels. Because it's bride vs. bride as Riley is about to put one boot-clad foot into the wedding-ring competition! Who will pass the fiancée test?
When Micah St. Charles wakes up at the wrong end of a gun aimed by a women who has stolen his clothes, he decides to get clear of Eliza Wilder's barn fast. On the run from the Union army - accused of treason by the one man who should have loved him like a son - Micah has no plans to tarry, although the nearness of his beautiful obstinate captor rekindles feeling he believed lost forever. His destiny points west - to his hunt for the man who has turned his homestead to ashes and robbed him of his legacy. For Micah, love lies far in the past, buried with his wife and child. Yet Eliza's unsophisticated charm starts him dreaming of a second chance, and leads him to question his need for vengeance. But all too soon, Micah realizes that he must confront his enemy or live forever in the shadow of fear. Now, Eliza, her brothers, and their farm are in danger of being destroyed, and Micah may once again be robbed of something far more precious than gold...
Augusta McKendrick's serene world is shattered in an instant when a shot rings out at the Billingsly School for Young Ladies and an influential United States senator lies dead in the middle of the library floor. Vainly, she strives to hide the evidence of the crime, but within days, Major Jackson St. Charles arrives to accuse her of murder and place her under house arrest. Once inside the school, Jackson St. Charles has his own agenda to follow and a private score to settle with Augusta's brother, once the man is found. He follows her every move, determined to discover the truth about this feisty beauty. But the more his interrogation intensifies, the more he begins to believe that a much darker secret lurks behind this mystery. And as his resolve weakens, the forbidden desire he feels for her grows even stronger... Augusta will do anything to keep the real murderer safe, to protect her sister and her Rebel brother -- even if it seems confessing to a crime she didn't commit. But what she isn't prepared to face is the incredible passion awakened in her by the Major, and the overwhelming, persuasive power of his love...
In the middle of her wedding ceremony, celebrated artist model Marguerite DuBois is abducted by Bram St. Charles, a Civil War soldier who had been presumed dead and who wants to rebuild his home and claim Marguerite as his lawful wife.
Was she seeing double? Cara Wells couldn't believe her eyes! Behind the door of successful lawyer Ross Gifford's mansion were his twin daughters...girls identical to her twin. Though they'd been in her care only a short time, Cara was fiercely protective of her delightful duo and was determined to straighten the mix-up that had separated the sets. Yet the only way to keep the curly-haired toddlers together was for Cara and Ross to marry. And even though it was a marriage in name only, the longer they played husband and wife, the harder it was to ignore the passion simmering between them...!
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO….A handful of survivors, a killer among them-amd two former lovers caught in the cross fire….Elizabeth Boothe was grateful to be alive after the wreckage of her ill-fated flight. But even as she and pilot Seth Brody waited for a rescue plane, neither could deny what was happening between them. Their past differences melted away as easily as the snow beneath their heated bodies. Yet their rediscovered passion could not protect them from danger. There was a killer on the loose, and no way off the mountain. But Seth had found Elizabeth again-and no one, not even a murderer, was going to take her away from him....