Driven by ambition and power, Gavin Hunter had sacrificed everything that mattered--including his wife and child--to success. Now his son, Peter, needed him, and Gavin dropped everything to rush across the country to the desolate moors. . . Only to find that time had erased the boy's memory of his father. Filled with bitter resentment, Gavin watched Peter cling to the woman who was his guardian. Norah Ackroyd's wild beauty reflected the untamed land, and her tender touch enchanted children and animals. Gavin, however, was immune to her charms. He planned to take his son and flee--except that the bond between Norah and Peter wouldn't be easily broken. . . And soon Gavin, too, was falling under her spell. . . .
Stranded after an avalanche, Mandy Jenkins and Renzo Ruffini awaited rescue and found comfort in each other's arms. A year on, Mandy still longs for the carefree Italian she fell in love with but believed was lost forever--until now! Discovering that Renzo has survived, Mandy goes to him--for he has her heart and she has his son! But Renzo has lost his memory. How will he react when he finds out the truth? Will he claim his English bride and his son?
Italian count. . . English waifIn a flash of lightning, Count Pietro Bagnelli sees a young woman standing outside his palazzo, a battered suitcase at her feet. This solitary count has turned his back on the world, but he can't turn his back on this bedraggled waif. . . . Ruth has returned to Venice to uncover lost memories, yet finds comfort with this proudly damaged count. As Carnivale sweeps through the city, drama and passion ignite and secrets unravel. . . .
Brooding Italian Drago di Luca and reserved lawyer Alysa Dennis are brought together by a shocking, shared betrayal--their late partners had been having an affair! But against all the odds, they strike an unlikely friendship, and forbidden awareness simmers. . . . Alysa's calm facade hides a painful secret that haunts her every time she looks into the soulful eyes of Drago's motherless child. As the attraction builds between them, Christmas approaches with the promise of a new start. Can the healing miracle of love, and the joy of the season, make them a family?
He will bed her. . . Elise Carlton is looking forward to having her freedom. Years as a trophy wife have left her wary. But there is one man to whom she is not immune. . . . For revenge and for pleasure!Vincente Farnese is rich and devastatingly handsome, his own special brand of dark Italian temptation! But it is no coincidence that Vincente has sought out Elise. What will she do when she discovers he wants her only for revenge?
Joanna had been head over heels in love with her convenient fiancé, Gustavo Ferrara, when he fell in love with - and married - someone else! Now, twelve years on, Gustavo Ferrara, now single, is thrown into turmoil at seeing Joanna again. He's older, wiser, and he realizes Joanna is the person he should have married - but he has no idea how much he hurt her. Can he persuade her to give him another chance...or is she once bitten, twice shy...?
Intelligent, sensible Della Hadley should've known better than to embark on an affair with a playboy Italian six years her junior, but vibrant and sexy Carlo Rinucci was just too hard to resist. . . . Della knows that a fiery passion so quick to ignite should be fast to die out, despite Carlo's vow that their love is forever. But Carlo is Italian through and through, and determined to win his woman--and make Della his bride before the sun sets on their affair.
Three Mediterranean bachelors with seasonal seduction on their minds are at the heart of this anthology written by three of Harlequin's most popular authors. Includes "A Spanish Christmas" by Penny Jordan, "The Christmas Eve Bride" by Lynne Graham, and "Christmas in Venice" by Lucy Gordon.
Plain Jane and the Italian rebel. . . Polly Hanson must go to Naples to find Ruggiero Rinucci, and what she has to tell him will surely end his bachelor ways--he is the father of her late cousin's baby! But nothing quite prepares Polly for Ruggiero's reaction. . . Outwardly he's a carefree playboy; inwardly he once loved so passionately it nearly broke him. Polly wants to help him, yet she feels forever in her cousin's shadow. Can plain Polly tame this wild Italian's heart. . . '
Swept into the Italian's arms. . . Independent and strong-willed, Celia Ryland never lets her blindness affect the way she lives her life-she thrives on feeling free! Gorgeous Italian Francesco Rinucci has never met a woman with such a zest for life--he loves everything about Celia. But he finds himself wanting to wrap her in cotton wool to protect his precious English rose from all that's dangerous in the world. . . And although Celia is falling fast for passionate Francesco, she needs to show him that truly loving someone means letting them be free. . .
Wearing a Santa suit can change one man's perspective--and his love life.
Tycoon Marcel Falcon appears to be a man who plays love like a game. But deep in his heart lies a despair that has never left him since he was betrayed by Cassie, his one true love.The past has changed Cassie, too. A destructive marriage stole her confidence and now she hides her model looks behind prim glasses and suits.When Marcel and Cassie are thrown together again in Paris, a storm erupts inside them. He's her boss so there's no avoiding each other, no escaping the fact that they've both changed dramatically. Underneath, the spark is there-but can it ever be the same again?
"Why on earth did I agree to this crazy plan?! This multimillionaire Jack Bullen had a proposal for me-to pose as his girlfriend so he could avoid an unwanted marriage. I said yes-it was a whole lot better than going back to being a waitress. It sounded like fun-a free holiday in Monte Carlo-who'd say no? -But Jack is gorgeous! Like Pierce Brosnan. It's really hard doing all this kissing and flirting when it's all 'pretend.' I want it to be for real! And you know-I'm beginning to think he likes me, too..."
Wedded in Venice... Starting again is meant to be the purpose of Sally Franklin's trip to Venice. Not finding herself spontaneously married to enigmatically handsome Damiano Ferrone! Maybe it was the magic of Venice or simply Damiano's captivating good looks that made his proposal impossible to resist! Damiano needs the perfect mother for his little boy-and a marriage of the utmost convenience. But before long Damiano is seeing Sally in a whole new light and realizing he's got a lot more than he bargained for...a wife for real!
Lysandros Demetriou es un magnate de la industria naval, pero también es el soltero más codiciado de Grecia. Las mujeres más hermosas compiten por su atención, pero para un hombre frío e implacable como él ellas no son más que meros objetos prescindibles. Sin embargo, un buen día Petra Radnor irrumpe en su vida. Su belleza le resulta irresistible al joven griego. Ella es capaz de despertar algo que ha estado escondido durante muchos, muchos añ os. Lysandros no logra apagar la llama de la pasión y debe decidir si su deseo por Petra es un simple capricho o una obsesión para toda la vida...
One convenient download. One bargain price. Get all May Harlequin Presents with one click!The drama is fierce and compelling, the sexual tension explosive...and the romance delectably satisfying. Harlequin Presents has it all...marriage of convenience, red-hot revenge, forced betrothal, passion among the rich and powerful...played against the romantic background of Mediterranean settings. Get twelve new scorching tales of passion and romance with one simple click of the mouse.Bundle includes: The Markonos Bride by Michelle Reid, Secret Baby, Convenient Wife by Kim Lawrence, King of the Desert, Captive Bride by Jane Porter, The Italian's Passionate Revenge by Lucy Gordon, Di Cesare's Pregnant Mistress by Chantelle Shaw, The Spaniard's Defiant Virgin by Jenni Lucas, Accidental Mistress by Susan Napier, Her Bedroom Surrender by Trish Wylie, The Greek's Forbidden Bride by Cathy Williams, The Greek Tycoon's Unexpected Wife by Annie West, The Greek Tycoon's Virgin Mistress by Chantelle Shaw and The Giannakis Bride by Catherine Spencer.
But somehow Holly became enchanted by the pleading eyes of a motherless little girl and entranced by the girl's mysterious father, Matteo. Before she knew what was happening, she had been swept away to their luxurious family villa in Rome. But as the long summer days slowly began to fade, Holly discovered that within the walls of this home and in the heart of the man she was coming to love, hid some dark secrets--secrets that would finally set them all free.
Actor and serial dater Travis Falcon photographed with yet another woman!Travis Falcon, TV heartthrob, has given the press one too many salacious headlines and his management team wants him to clean up his reputation... So when plain-Jane Charlene Wilkins ends up on set, she's perfect "fake girlfriend" material!Charlene suddenly finds herself on the arm of the star himself. She may not be a professional actress, but she's proving very adept at hiding the truth behind her visit to L.A.... And, with her feelings for Travis becoming all too real, her life is about to get complicated!
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO Love me, love my dog! Until the moment Gil Wakeham casually strolled into her office, Jane had enjoyed being the youngest branch manager at Kell's Bank. But when Gil asked her to share his carefree existence with him, it was goodbye to stuffy suits and cautious loans. A summer spent with Gil promised a whole new world! However, life on the open road proved slightly less romantic than Jane had hoped. For a start, there was the unnerving experience of sharing a trailer with the wickedly attractive Gil and his adorable basset hound, Perry. One stole her sandwiches. The other was in danger of stealing her heart.... A man who can make you laugh is worth waiting for-discover him in Lucy Gordon's latest bubbly romance. HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO
Who's rescuing whom? Darius Falcon needs a fresh start-and what better place than his inherited island, sleepy Herringdean? But his ruthless reputation precedes him, and the locals fear he'll change their home. Harriet Connor is no different. Widow Harriet is content with her beloved dog and lifeboat rescue work. She doesn't need some upstart tycoon ruining it all! Yet, after rescuing Darius from a capsized boat, she recognizes that there is more beneath his brooding surface... Can Darius make her see that she might need rescuing just as much as he does?
Her real-life Romeo... Freelance journalist Natasha needs to find work-fast! When a job comes up in Verona she jumps at the chance. Her heart might have been broken by a charming Italian, but with few other options, promoting the city seems like a dream assignment. Until she meets her new boss-and ex!-Mario... Mario might not be the playboy she remembers, yet Natasha strives to keep their relationship professional. But in the city of Romeo and Juliet, pursuing their star-crossed romance is hard to resist...
Rinaldo lost some land...and gained a wife! Rinaldo Farnese and his brother, Gino, had just discovered an Englishwoman had inherited part of their farm. There seemed only one solution to reclaim their missing land: they would toss a coin and the winning brother would marry her! Alexandra has no idea of their plan, just that she's overwhelmingly attracted to dark and brooding Rinaldo, even though he seems to hate her with a passion. Or is it passion of a different kind?
They're rich, royal. . . and ruthless when it comes to getting women they desire! Meet these powerful--and powerfully sexy--heroes in this bundle of four books from Harlequin Presents Extra. Bundle includes Innocent Mistress, Royal Wife by Robyn Donald, The Ruthless Greek's Virgin Princess by Trish Morey, The Desert King's Bejewelled Bride by Sabrina Philips and Veretti's Dark Vengeance by Lucy Gordon.
Tired of being in the shadow of her prettier, more popular sisters, Charlotte Patterson decides to leave Manhattan behind and discover just what Italy's la dolce vita has to offer-good food, fine wine...delicious men?But even Charlotte's Roman holiday can't help her escape a devastating family secret back in Larkville,Texas, and she finds herself seeking solace in the arms of mysterious widower Lucio Constello. Unable to deny their attraction, they share one intensely passionate night together-a night that will affect them more than they could possibly imagine....
Seduced by InnocenceTerri Wainwright's ice-princess facade hid a depth of passion that no man had ever touched-but that Maurizio Vanzani could set afire with a look from his intense eyes. Still, Terri had no time to get involved with any man. She had come to Venice to find her missing brother-and to meet her long-lost mother.But Maurizio wouldn't be ignored, and soon Terri found herself caring for the enigmatic stranger who seemed caught up in his dark quest for revenge. But what part did Terri play in his scheme...and would the price she paid be her heart?
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