To protect an heiress...Carol Chancellor is estranged from her relatives thanks to a bitter feud. So when she's revealed as the newest Chancellor heiress, shock waves of resentment ripple throughout the family. Fortunately, hotshot Sydney lawyer Damon Hunter is on hand to protect her as she comes home to claim what is hers.Carol's never felt as strong as when she's in Damon's arms. And when her safety is threatened, the only person she can turn to is him.Soon Carol realizes that it's not just her safety that's in danger-but also her heart....
"If you've never read Margaret Way before, you're in for a treat."--New York Times bestselling author Diana PalmerAn epic tale of modern day Australia, where greed, desire, tragedy, and ambition collide . . . Alexandra Ross has always known Lavender Hill will be hers one day. The grand old house, with its waving jacaranda fronds circling around it like a canopy against the white-hot Australian sun. The acres of orchards, trees heavy with sweet-smelling mangoes and prickly pink lychee. The rushing emerald creek that claimed her brother's life; the genteel boudoir where her mother died of grief, gin, and stroke. Even the quad bike her bullheaded father uses to tear around the plantation like a teenager, as his covetous young wife plays tea party with Alex's mother's favorite china. Someday Alex will undo her father's blunders and be the good neighbor her childhood friend Rafe Rutherford deserves. The yearning she feels for Rafe can never overcome the heartbreak they've lived through together, but at least she will have his companionship. Until her father is killed and the plantation is divided. If she wants to keep the land she loves Alex must break free of guilt and hesitation. And once she begins to fight for what her heart desires, there's no telling where she'll stop . . .
Stepping off the plane into the outback, Sienna Fleury feels like she's come home. The dramatic and vibrant landscape tantalizes her artistic senses, but the most potent pull is the man who commands it all, Blaine Kilcullen. A wealthy cattle baron, Blaine has plenty of eligible women clamoring for his attention, but none have ever held his interest like Sienna. With amber eyes and auburn hair, she's the most striking woman he's ever seen! Still, he cannot forget why she's here: to represent his late brother's wife and lay claim to the Kilcullen fortune. ...
At first sight, Alexandra Kingston looked too young to have inherited the running of Moondai cattle station. Overseer Daniel Carson knew she would most likely need all the support he could give her. Daniel combined strength with gentleness-a heady mix for a woman who had learned the hard way how to fight her own battles. Alexandra's small frame belied her inner strength, but she couldn't deny that having Daniel close by her side made her feel both protected...and desired.
Alyssa Sutherland has always adored her great-aunt Zizi--Elizabeth Jane Calvert--and valued their special relationship. Zizi has lived a quiet, contented life, one without great passion. Or so Alyssa thinks. . . Then, unexpectedly, Zizi dies. Alyssa inherits her wonderful house in Australia's tropical north Queensland, where she meets Adam Hunt, Zizi's very attractive neighbor. It's from Adam that she learns the first of Zizi's secrets. Together, she and Adam uncover the greatest secret of all--the lifelong love that Elizabeth Calvert kept hidden from the world. Zizi's secret passion could change Alyssa's whole world. But falling in love with Adam will change it even more. . . .
Olivia and Jason's wedding never took place. . . . Seven years later, Olivia returns to the homestead she inherited to discover Jason is the estate manager-and his daughter has the run of the house! Should she send them packing? Or can Jason soften her with his love?
It's been more than a decade since Nicole Cavanagh's mother was found dead. But the people of Koomera Crossing are still talking about the rift that her death caused between the Cavanaghs and the McClellands-two powerful and formerly friendly families. Now Nicole has come home to the Outback determined to find out the truth behind her mother's death.Who would have thought that her one ally would be a McClelland?
But Cecile is not completely convinced he's the right man for her -- even though the rest of her family approves. And when she meets Raul Montalvan -- a mysterious Argentinian -- she knows she has to break the engagement. Not that she really expects anything to happen with Raul. . . Because as attractive as he is -- and as attracted as they are to each other -- she senses his reasons for being in the Outback are not at all good. . . .
HUSBANDS OF THE OUTBACKThey're tough, passionate-and about to be tamed!Genni's Dilemma by MARGARET WAYGenevieve has loved cattleman Blaine Courtland since childhood, but he's only ever seemed to see her as a pretty social butterfly. A passion-filled kiss alters everything-just as Blaine is about to walk her down the aisle into the arms of another man!Charlotte's Choice by BARBARA HANNAYWhen Charlotte starts work on Matt Lockhart's Outback cattle station, she doesn't expect to meet her future husband! Her parents have already lined up a suitable marriage, but Charlie falls for Matt-hard! Now she has to choose between love and duty....
Sonya Erickson is the talk of Sydney's social elite. Who is the dazzling young florist on the arm of the aging billionaire? David Wainwright can understand the fascination, but he won't let some fortune seeker take advantage of his uncle. Sydney was supposed to be the perfect place for Sonya to lie low, until an innocent friendship catapulted her into the spotlight. David's a powerful enemy, but it's her own attraction to him that's more terrifying. Sonya's afraid that once she's in his arms she won't want to run again. . . ;.
When lawyer Jude Conroy tells Cate that she's just inherited a fortune from a wealthy man, everyone-including Jude-presumes she must have been the man's mistress....Cate insists she doesn't even know the man who left her the money. But Jude has learned to be cynical about women who play the innocent-and part of him doesn't believe her. But another part wants to go to any lengths to prove she's telling the truth.... Because if she's going to be anyone's mistress-or anyone's wife, for that matter-she's going to be his!
Mail-Order Marriage by Margaret WayAfter years spent building up his Outback cattle station, Matthew Carlyle was ready for family life. With little time for courting, he'd advertised in the paper, and one reply stood out. Why was the beautiful Cassie Sterling applying to become his wife? He knew her privileged background and, although he believed her claim to want the same things he did, he couldn't imagine her adapting to isolated Outback life. Besides, Cassie deserved the best and he was a man with scandal in his past. But Cassie was hiding a secret of her own. . . . Husband by Inheritance by Cara ColterDue to a mysterious bequest, Abby Blakely just inherited her dream house-complete with a cranky ex-cop her little girl had decided would make a perfect daddy! Shane McCall had had dreams of a family once, too. But he knew those fantasies led only to pain and he'd long ago locked away his heart. Could Abby and her adorable toddler hold the key?
Discovering her father was a billionaire cattle king makes Casey McGuire one of the famous McIvor heiresses. Orphan Casey has worked hard, but she's never had the prospect of money - until now. And she has never truly known love. Irresistible cattle baron Troy Connellan is ready and willing to change all that. Can wary Casey let go of her past for a future with a rich, powerful, gorgeous man?
After a car accident destroys her budding career, Catrina Russell jumps at the chance of a job as a governess on a North Queensland cattle station. Carrie wouldn't have been Royce McQuillan's first choice, but there's no denying the empathy between her and his young daughter. His own feelings are more difficult to fathom. But how long can he expect the beautiful Carrie to remain contented living an isolated life with the master of Maramba? Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Tall, brooding, powerful...and standing in her way!Writer Genevieve Grenville is trembling with excitement as she heads out to Djangala cattle station to finally uncover the mystery that haunts her family. But standing in her way is brooding cattle baron Bret Trevelyan....Bret might look at her with temptation in his eyes, but he'll do everything possible to stop her digging up the past. Even at a distance, Bret radiates a powerful charisma, but up close, in the cattle baron's Outback world, he is the master. If she's caught snooping, Genevieve will have to answer to him!
Seeing his business partner at a cozy dinner for two in Brisbane, obviously reveling in his beautiful mistress's company, places Lang Forsyth on high alert. Shock becomes contempt when he realizes that he is far from immune to her himself!Even when her true identity is revealed, Lang can't let go of his suspicions. Surely Eden Sinclair is not as innocent as she appears? He will just have to get close to this mysterious beauty-persuade her to reveal every one of her tempting secrets....
After her uncharacteristic behavior made headline news, buttoned-up Olivia Balfour has been sent far away from home. The English rose will work for Clint McAlpine-a cattle baron who's as fierce and untamed as his Outback station. But she's shocked when Clint informs her that she's entirely at his beck and call. The cattle king is determined to get beyond Olivia's prim exterior. . . ;and, under the heat of the Australian sun, he'll enjoy slowly unbuttoning her at each and every step of the way!
"She Wears His Ring..."Guy Harcourt is strong, forceful and dynamic. He is also irresistible to women.Celine Langton is one of those women."When I left Guy three years ago it was because I felt he deserved someone more sophisticated. Someone like my cousin Ashley. But now my grandmother needs me, so I've come home to stay. Ashley's still making a play for Guy, but he seems determined to rekindle our romance. I know it will make grandmother happy to see us back together, but I can't imagine what the consequences will be if Guy finds out that I still love him and that I still wear his ring...."
Get ready to be showered with diamond proposals and dazzling weddings, sparkling brides and gorgeous grooms! This special bundle contains all six books in Harlequin Romance's Diamond Brides miniseries that will surely bring a touch of sparkle to your life....Bundle includes: The Australian's Society Bride by Margaret Way, Her Valentine Blind Date by Raye Morgan, The Royal Marriage Arrangement by Rebecca Winters, Two Little Miracles by Caroline Anderson, Manhattan Boss, Diamond Proposal by Trish Wylie and The Bridesmaid and the Billionaire by Shirley Jump.
With her stunning Latin looks, Angelica De Campo was beautiful enough to live up to her nickname of Angel. But Jake McCord, Australia's most eligible bachelor, couldn't decide if his newest employee was an angel or a temptress!Jake had hired Angelica to transform his Outback home into a lavish Christmas party venue; their relationship had to remain strictly professional. Only, the more closely they worked together, the harder they both had to fight to resist the attraction between them-or risk the consequences....
Christine is on her way back-to a town full of bittersweet memories, but home to the only man she has ever truly loved, Mitch Claydon.Outback born and bred, Mitch is filled with anger whenever he thinks about Christine. He'd loved her-had even offered marriage-but she'd chosen to pursue a life far away from Koomera Crossing. Now she's returned, and despite his strong resolve, Mitch finds he can't keep away. Christine is as beautiful and desirable as ever....
Darcy is shocked at her late father's will. She will have to share the estate with her estranged sister, Courtney, with overall control going to Curt Berenger, a man whom Darcy once nearly married. And now her gold-digging sister is making a move on Curt. Her Curt. Curt whom Darcy has to work with, despite everything they've been through. And Darcy knows that if she has any hope of being with Curt she'll have to tell him exactly why she ended their relationship all those years ago.
Tempestuous Storm McFarlane had declared open war on her rival, Luke Branagan, her father's adopted son. Luke was the one being groomed to handle the vast family cattle empire and this had ultimately driven Storm away from Winding River. She would find recognition and a new life in the city.Still, she longed for her life in the Outback. So when Luke insisted she visit her ailing father, she agreed to go-only to discover that her powerful feelings for this commanding usurper had subtly shifted from hurt anger to intense desire....
Francesca Forsyth is happy with mud on her boots, working the land. But when she inherits half of her grandfather's empire, Francesca must come out of her shell and become a high-flying businesswoman, professional and smart! Handsome Bryn Macallan, the joint heir, watches this country girl take the reins with more than a little interest. . . .
Finally returning to the ranch Clay once called home, he intends to settle down. Local girl Caroline is as fragile and innocent as Clay is proud and rugged. Yet there is something in her vulnerability that touches Clay.