A Woman With A Passion For Power. . .Kathy Marie Augustine was not out to make friends. In politics, she rose to the top by playing hardball--and pushing her way through the old boy's network of the Nevada legislature, rising to the rank of State Controller. When she died, only a few people shed tears--including the man who killed her. A Killer With A Foolproof Plan. . .Chaz Higgs was a former body-builder turned intensive care nurse who saw wealthy, sexy Kathy Marie Augustine as his meal-ticket--until he couldn't stomach her domineering personality any longer. When Chaz decided he'd had enough, he chose a poison that would leave no evidence behind. Murder Hidden In Plain Sight. . .The death of a nationally-known politician made headlines, but one slip of the tongue came to the attention of a determined Nevada detective. Now, true-crime master Gary C. King takes us into the extraordinary life and death of a famously ambitious woman politician, behind the scenes of the investigation that unearthed shocking secrets, and into the heart and mind of a man who nearly got away with the perfect crime. . .Includes 16 Pages Of Revealing Photos
Meet three sexy men who individually are Ready, Willing, and Able to go the distance--and together, are unstoppable. . . Claire Sharp trusts few people and relies on no one. But after her life is threatened, ex-mercenary Brett Adams blows into her self-contained world, full of southern charm and rugged good looks. But Claire is not about to fall into Brett's bed. For one thing, the guy has a no-commitment clause that would stump most big-shot attorneys, and for another, despite her response to his sensual kisses, in Claire's experience sex isn't exactly fireworks and brass bands. . . Brett plans to prove her wrong. He'll give her a white-hot pleasure like nothing she's ever known and she'll realize that some things in life are worth every risk. When the threat to Claire grows dangerously close, pitting them against deadly odds, Brett will do whatever it takes to save her. Because Claire Sharp has just found herself a man who's ready to bring it on, willing to do what it takes, and able to go the distance. . .
Meet three sexy men who individually are Ready, Willing, and Able to go the distance--and together, are unstoppable. . . Claire Sharp trusts few people and relies on no one. But after her life is threatened, ex-mercenary Brett Adams blows into her self-contained world, full of southern charm and rugged good looks. But Claire is not about to fall into Brett's bed. For one thing, the guy has a no-commitment clause that would stump most big-shot attorneys, and for another, despite her response to his sensual kisses, in Claire's experience sex isn't exactly fireworks and brass bands. . .Brett plans to prove her wrong. He'll give her a white-hot pleasure like nothing she's ever known and she'll realize that some things in life are worth every risk. When the threat to Claire grows dangerously close, pitting them against deadly odds, Brett will do whatever it takes to save her. Because Claire Sharp has just found herself a man who's ready to bring it on, willing to do what it takes, and able to go the distance. . .
Bedded By Blackmail BundleGet 3 books for one low price! Included are Back in Her Husband's Bed by Melanie Milburne, Wedding Vow of Revenge by Lucy Monroe and The Italian's Blackmailed Mistress by Jacqueline Baird. Back in Her Husband's Bed by Melanie Milburne: By agreeing to a meeting with Xavier Knightly, her handsome ex-husband, Carli realizes that the passion is still there. Three months later, she has some shocking news for him! But Xavier isn't considered one of the best lawyers in Sydney for nothing: here's a golden opportunity to blackmail his wife back into his bed. However, he also wants her to love him again like she used to, and that's where he'll face the biggest trial of his life. . . . Wedding Vow of Revenge by Lucy Monroe: The instant Angelo Gordon sees model Tara Peters he's certain she will share his bed. But her beauty isn't the only attraction - he wants vengeance! Tara is not an easy conquest. When she pushes Angelo away he realizes he can only win her over by playing a different game. Angelo will raise the stakes and take the ultimate revenge: marriage!The Italian's Blackmailed Mistress by Jacqueline Baird: "You really expect me to sleep with you to pay my father's debt?" Italian magnate Max Quintano knew exactly how to get his way-by blackmailing Sophie into becoming his mistress. "Sleep is not what I have in mind. " Sophie will do anything to prevent her family's ruin - even if it means living in Max's luxurious Venetian palazzo - and being beholden to him-and will be until she discovers exactly why he hates her so much. . . .
When Greek billionaire Dimitri Petronides is forced to give up Xandra Fortune, his beautiful mistress, he's certain she won't be too distraught. For all the intense passion they've shared, she's never let him into her heart, and such a commitment-shy woman could never be his wife.... But after their split Dimitri discovers that Xandra Fortune is not who he thought she was - and she is also pregnant with his child. Now he has to track her down and claim his mistress as his wife!
Sometimes you have to go beyond the call of duty...Bodyguards In BedThere's just one cardinal rule when it comes to being a bodyguard: no matter how tempting it may be, never, ever get romantically involved with the person you're protecting. But as these sensual novellas prove, even the most important rules are made to be broken-again and again and again. Join acclaimed authors Lucy Monroe, Jamie Denton, and Elisabeth Naughton as they open the files on an undercover operative who finds a sexy surprise under his covers, a hot case involving mixed messages and mistaken identities, and a mission impossible protecting a provocative beauty who lives to love dangerously. Yeah, it's a hard job, but someone's gotta do it.
Greek billionaire Sandor Christofides was born in shame, and has fought his way to the top. Now he has wealth and acclaim-all he needs is Eleanor to be his bride. The scene is set, vintage champagne, red roses-a dazzling diamond ring! But does Sandor really want to cherish Elliehellip;or is she just a pawn in a ruthless game?
Marriage of convenience, amnesia, pregnancy. . . these tales of holiday romance have it all, as misunderstandings, suspicions and marriage bargains are vanquished by undeniable passion. . . and the arrival of a new little Christmas bundle of joy. Bundle includes The Greek's Christmas Baby, The Christmas Child and The Cowboy's Christmas Baby
May we offer you a warm welcome to The Chatsfield Hotel! Already checked-in are the world's most elite, renowned...and scandalous guests!London is the last stop of Sheikh Sayed's worldwide tour before his wedding. But when his engagement is broken off, Sayed sets his sights on his sexy chambermaid! Although Liyah Amari has her own reasons for being at The Chatsfield, will her heartbreak leave her vulnerable to this sheikh's desires in Lucy Monroe's SHEIKH'S SCANDAL?Monte Carlo is where Lucca Chatsfield meets his match! For this reckless playboy, the world has been his playground-until now. Poised Princess Charlotte soon becomes his greatest challenge. Will Lottie be able to resist Lucca's potent charm, or will she risk everything for just one more touch in Melanie Milburne's PLAYBOY'S LESSON?Las Vegas is hosting The Chatsfield's world-famous poker tournament and Cara Chatsfield is in charge. Cara's first introduction to Aiden Kelly is disastrous-but soon he's fighting for her protection! This city of lights is the perfect place to brighten up the darkness of her past, but what happens when Aiden starts to see through the stunning socialite's smile and decides he wants her in his bed in Michelle Condor's SOCIALITE'S GAMBLE?Chatsfield House is where London's heartthrob of the past, Nicolo Chatsfield, has been hiding. When Sophie Ashdown arrives to ensure Nicolo's attendance at the Chatsfield shareholders meeting, sparks fly! Sophie has no intention of redeeming the darkly handsome heir, but how long will it take for business to turn to pleasure in Chantelle Shaw's BILLIONAIRE'S SECRET?These are the first four stories set in and around The Chatsfield. Wander the halls of these luxurious hotels...there's a different story of secrets and glamour behind every door!
Opposites Attract. If They Don't Combust First. To some, he is an assassin. To others, he's merely the man who gets the job done when no one else can. Now politico-military black-ops leader Roman Chernichenko has to take out the leak in an espionage plot that could destabilize all of Africa. Nothing will distract him from his mission. Not even the deliciously appealing blonde who's awoken his deepest desires--and just happens to be his target. . . Tanya Ruston is a beautiful and brainy do-gooder--and Roman is supposed to dispose of her when all he really wants is to seduce her. Soon it's clear Tanya's no information agent--and now that his conscience has gotten the better of him, he and Tanya are on the run from the good guys and the bad. If they're going to make it out alive, Roman will have to act fast--and stop thinking about how he's going to get his feisty new charge down the aisle. . . Monroe writes with a flourish the type of lovemaking and desire that women can truly appreciate. -Romantic Times on 3 Brides for 3 Bad BoysMonroe's exciting romance is a great read. -Booklist on ReadyOne of my favorite writers. --Lora Leigh
Opposites Attract.If They Don't Combust First.To some, he is an assassin. To others, he's merely the man who gets the job done when no one else can. Now politico-military black-ops leader Roman Chernichenko has to take out the leak in an espionage plot that could destabilize all of Africa. Nothing will distract him from his mission. Not even the deliciously appealing blonde who's awoken his deepest desires--and just happens to be his target. . .Tanya Ruston is a beautiful and brainy do-gooder--and Roman is supposed to dispose of her when all he really wants is to seduce her. Soon it's clear Tanya's no information agent--and now that his conscience has gotten the better of him, he and Tanya are on the run from the good guys and the bad. If they're going to make it out alive, Roman will have to act fast--and stop thinking about how he's going to get his feisty new charge down the aisle. . ."Monroe writes with a flourish the type of lovemaking and desire that women can truly appreciate." -Romantic Times on 3 Brides for 3 Bad Boys"Monroe's exciting romance is a great read." -Booklist on Ready"One of my favorite writers." --Lora Leigh
"Lucy Monroe is one of my favorite writers. " --Lora LeighWhen reporter Alan Hyatt is assigned to investigate a case of high-tech espionage in the Vancouver film industry--and meets sizzling actress Jillian Carlyle--he finds a perfect reason to work in bed. But Jillian is also his landlady--and she doesn't date her renters. When Jillian suggests he play a background actor on her sci-fi show to get closer to his suspects, Alan's not about to turn down the red-hot redhead, even if she keeps throwing him curves. . . Alan may be six-feet-something of chiseled ruggedness, but Jillian doesn't do relationships with men who stir more than her senses. No one is getting a chance at her heart. Especially not one of her renters. Still, there's nothing wrong with enjoying Alan from afar--but not too far to appreciate his rock-hard abs. If only he didn't make her feel safe and oh so right whenever they touch. . . "Monroe writes with a flourish the type of lovemaking and desire that women can truly appreciate. " -Romantic Times on 3 Brides for 3 Bad Boys"Monroe's exciting romance is a great read. " -Booklist on Ready
Alan Hyatt could do his job in his sleep, and when the Goddard Project sends him to investigate a case of high-tech espionage in the Vancouver film industry, he finds a perfect reason to work in bed. But sizzling actress Jillian Carlyle also happens to be his landlady, and she's got a hard-and-fast (so to speak) rule that keeps her from dating her renters. While Alan's cover as a reporter gets him close to all the suspects on the set of Jillian's sci-fi show, playing a background actor at her suggestion to get his story? Well, that's something else--but he's not about to turn down a red-hot redhead, even if she keeps throwing him curves. . .Jillian just can't understand it. Sure, Alan is six-feet-something of chiseled ruggedness with gray eyes and an irresistible growl in his voice. But hello? She doesn't do relationships--even of the casual kind--with men who impact more than her senses. No one is getting a chance at her heart. Especially not one of her renters. Still, there's nothing wrong with enjoying Alan from afar--but not too far, or she wouldn't be able to fully appreciate his rock-hard abs when he's working out in the home gym. If only he didn't make her feel safe and oh so right when they touched. . .
A Lori Foster book is like a glass of good champagne--sexy and sparkling. --Jayne Ann KrentzWith a full moon hanging over the apple orchards of Delicious, Ohio, romance is in the air, and three couples are about to experience the magic of falling in love. Down on Jonathan Avenue, the shy proprietor of the quaint bookstore can't seem to keep her fantasies about a famous writer to herself. While at The Old Orchard Inn the tempting smell of spiced hot cider lures an out-of-town investor to investigate the magnetic attraction of his sultry but strangely old-fashioned manager. And over at Apple of My Pie a play-by-the-rules accountant wants much more than tasty treats from the pop up food truck's capricious baker. Satisfaction is just a bite away.
Bestselling author Lucy Monroe returns to her "stunningly sexy" (Joyfully Reviewed) paranormal world where the fate of the Chrechte people rests with one woman and her sworn enemy... When Eirik, the only living dragon shifter, and prince of the Ean, killed her brother, Ciara was left alone to face her prophetic dreams. Now, in order to find the wolves' sacred stone and save all the Chrechte from destruction, she needs her rival's help. Eirik was only protecting the children of his people, but that day in the forest left a mark on him as well. Controlling his dragon's fire is the most difficult thing he's ever done--until he and Ciara are forced to face not only their shared tumultuous past, but a hallowed bond stronger than they realize. As avowed adversaries and predestined mates, their quest ushers them into a world of great danger, and a passion hotter than the dragon's fire.
They have the power to hold you spellbound, to captivate your senses, and to keep you forever in their control. Forever enthralled... #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh returns to her sensual world of the Breeds...as one stubborn Breed meets her match, and can no longer deny her mate--or the fierce desires of her own heart. New York Times bestselling author Alyssa Day introduces the League of the Black Swan...and the dangerous game one woman plays when her family's curse dooms her to kill the man she loves. New York Times bestselling author Meljean Brook delivers a new story in her steampunk world of the Iron Seas...as a man who's lost everything returns home to find that not only is his marriage in jeopardy, but he must now fight air pirates who intend to steal his one remaining treasure--his wife. And Lucy Monroe, national bestselling author of the Children of the Moon novels...unleashes the feral passions of a werewolf on the body, mind, and soul of his prey, his lover, his lifemate.
Angele has longed for her betrothal to Crown Prince Zahir to be consummated within wedlock. She naively hoped her promised husband would wait for her, as she would him but compromising paparazzi photos have dashed those youthful dreams She cannot become Zahir's wife out of duty and endure a loveless union; she must let him go free but on one condition. Without taking Angele's hand in marriage, will the proud sheikh agree to give her the wedding night she has long dreamed of?
Sebastian Hawk is a master in business and in the bedroom. There is no place for emotion in his world. Lina is a headstrong and reckless princess in need of protection and Sebastian is called in to provide round-the-clock security. Her provocative innocence is too enticing, and Sebastian loses his legendary self-control and beds her...only to discover she's still a virgin....
Coming soon! The Greek Tycoon's Ultimatum by Lucy Monroe will be available Apr 28, 2015.
Savannah has returned to Greece with the intention of making her peace with the Kiriakis family. But Leiandros Kiriakis still believes the lies about Savannah and is set on making her pay for the past. Savannah is reluctant when Leiandros demands that she share his home. As for Leiandros, now he has Savannah right where he wants her. And in a short time he'll be giving her an ultimatum: if she doesn't want to lose everything she holds most dear, she'll agree to be his wife!
Self-made billionaire Zephyr Nikos has come a long way from the streets of Athens, but his heart is stone-cold--like marble. He can't offer Piper Madison his love; instead he offers her his world--fine dining, private jet, rubbing shoulders with the rich and powerful....As their desire heats up and finally reaches boiling point, Zephyr and Piper must end their affair before one of them gets hurt. There's just one small complication...Piper's pregnancy test just came back positive!
Harlequin Presents brings you four new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from August 1 to August 31! Escape with royalty and billionaire tycoons in these four stories by USA TODAY bestselling authors. The Billionaire's Trophy by Lynne Graham, Prince of Secrets by Lucy Monroe, Imprisoned by a Vow by Annie West and Duty At What Cost? by Michelle Conder.Look for 8 new exciting stories every month from Harlequin Presents!
How will these bachelor billionaires react when the pregnancy test unexpectedly turns up positive? Find out in this secret baby box set featuring USA TODAY bestselling Harlequin Presents authors! Pregnancy of Passion by Lucy Monroe Their tempestuous affair ended years ago, but Salvatore di Vitale is back and the chemistry between him and Elisa is as explosive as ever. When passion leads to pregnancy, Salvatore must claim his heir! Secrets of the Oasis by Abby Green Sheikh Salman can have anything he wants and he wants beautiful Jamilah. When she returns to his desert kingdom, he spirits her off to an oasis where their passionate reconciliation has everlasting consequences... The Desert King's Pregnant Bride by Annie West Sheikh Khalid Bin Shareef has always vowed not to get entangled with virgins. But innocent Maggie Lewis is too hard to resist. Then they find their red-hot night had unexpected repercussions that only marriage can solve. One Night-Baby by Susan Stephens When sweet Kate Mulhoon met top Hollywood producer Santino Rossi she was swept away by his fiery desire. He knew nothing of her innocence, or of the baby they made that night...until Kate appeared on his film set in Rome, five years later...
Harlequin Presents brings you four new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from July 1 to June 31! Enjoy glamorous international settings, powerful men and scandalous, seductive romance in these four books! This Harlequin Presents bundles includes One Night Heir by Lucy Monroe, The Couple Who Fooled the World by Maisey Yates, His Most Exquisite Conquest by Emma Darcy and In Petrakis's Power by Maggie Cox.Look for 8 passionate new titles every month from Harlequin Presents!
Harlequin Presents brings you four new titles for one great price! Escape with these four stories by USA TODAY bestselling authors. This Presents bundle includes One Night to Risk it All by USA TODAY bestselling author Maisey Yates, The Forbidden Touch of Sanguardo by USA TODAY bestselling author Julia James, The Truth About De Campo by USA TODAY bestselling author Jennifer Hayward and Sheikh's Scandal by Lucy Monroe.Look for 8 new exciting stories every month from Harlequin Presents!
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