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?
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?
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?
A FATHER'S DILEMMA Giles Haverill adored his adopted son, though he couldn't seem to show it. He knew the boy longed for his lost mother, just as Giles himself ached for a woman's gentle touch. But how did you tell a child that he'd been abandoned by the one person he needed most? A MOTHER'S SECRET Thanks to fate, Melanie Haynes was now a member of the Haverill household. As little David's new nanny, she could soothe his troubles and dry his tears. But Melanie hadn't bargained on falling in love with Giles-or the pint-sized stranger who was her own flesh and blood....
Weddings Were Her BusinessGail Rivers worked wonders with flowers and tulle...for other brides. She had no intention of walking down an aisle and saying, "I do." Certainly not with Alex Medford, who insisted on meddling with Gail's happily engaged clients!Stopping Them Was His Habit!First his father, now his brother. Why couldn't Alex convince anyone that marriage was hogwash? Because Gail peddled illusions of happily ever after, that was why! Now Alex's family believed no nuptials were complete without her magic touch. And maybe they were right. Suddenly Alex couldn't imagine getting married without Gail...as his bride.
Partners in Crime...Private Investigator Debbie Harker had had her share of tough assignments-and going undercover as a notorious gangster's moll was certainly one of them. But tougher still was her self-appointed coconspirator, Detective Inspector Jake Garfield-strong-willed, hot-tempered...and infuriatingly sexy....And Love?Working with a woman was the last thing Jake would have chosen to do, yet only an irresistible femme fatale like Debbie could help him infiltrate the underworld. A woman that sexy could make a man's life heaven or hell. Hell, Jake knew about. But not heaven-at least not yet....
She got more than she paid for!Jennifer Norton asked the agency that her escort be tall, dark and good looking. And he was. Only Steven Leary wasn't officially an escort, he was simply standing in for a friend. In real life, he was a millionaire!Jennifer usually dreaded business functions, but with Steven's charisma she enjoyed every minute-until she discovered his true identity. Then she was furious! But, for business reasons, it benefited Steven to keep the illusion of a relationship with Jennifer going. And, for private reasons, she was secretly pleased to go along with the pretence.
She Wanted Her Child BackDaniel Keller never should have handled that homicide case. Still grieving over the accident that had stolen his wife and son, the dazed policeman had nevertheless testified-and unwittingly convicted-an innocent woman of murder.Megan Anderson had spent three years in prison, learning to hate Daniel Keller. Because of him, she'd lost the only thing that mattered: her beloved child. Now she was free, but her battle had just begun.Megan would see that Daniel got her son back for her. And she would fight her own forbidden desire...for the man who had destroyed her life.
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