A FAIRY TALE RECIPE FOR ROMANCEINGREDIENTS: 1 beautiful woman 1 scandalous celebrity chef 1 heaping tablespoon of undeniable attraction 3 cups of pure chemistry Unlimited measure of sizzling passionMETHOD: 1. Take one drop-dead gorgeous Lindsay Bingham. 2. Place her at a castle on an exotic Mediterranean island. 3. Add a little spice in the form of handsome celebrity chef Carlos Montigo. 4. Make them the hosts of a TV cooking show set in Europe. 5. Turn the heat up to an irresistible desire. 6. Don't get burned as their scorching passion explodes. 7. Cook until Lindsay and Carlos fall hopelessly in love!
As the daughter of a prominent St. Michel head of state, Margeaux Broussard was indeed the girl who'd had everything except the love of her father. Schoolmate Henri Lejardin was the only one she could count on for companionship and so much more. At sixteen that so much more; persuaded her father to send her away. And away she'd stayed, for sixteen years. Now her father's illness has brought her back. But she's no longer the wild child Henri remembers. Instead she's a beautiful, accomplished woman and, try as he might, he can't resist her. Yet resist he must, because her checkered past might cost him his political future. Except suddenly he can't help envisioning adifferentfuture for himself one with Margeaux by his side
Once Upon a Time. . . . . . a struggling single mother found out she was really a princess in disguise. Except Sophie Baldwin outgrew that fantasy a long time ago. She wasn't sure she even believe in happily ever after anymore. Until the handsome stranger showed up on her doorstep and whisked her away to an exotic kingdom. . . Luc Lejardin had been dispatched to bring Sophie to St. Michel to take her proper place among the French royalty. As next in line to the throne, she needed his protection 24/7. But watching over the reluctant royal was proving Luc's most challenging mission. How could he keep his mind on business when all he wanted was pleasure. . . in the princess's arms?
She's landed a dream project: transforming an eighteenth-century rectory in Avignon into a summer home. But the client insists on hiring local furniture artisan Philippe Beaulieu--young, eccentric, irritatingly. . . French. Their styles couldn't be more different; his ultramodern designs definitely clash with Rita's classic tastes. But as the saying goes, Vive la diffÉrence! Working closely in the romantic ProvenÇal countryside, the colleagues discover shared passions outside the studio, and recently widowed Rita throws herself into their affair with appropriate French Élan, never thinking her heart is at risk. But with her dreams so tantalizingly close, Rita must find the courage to take hold of them. . . and never let them go.
Avril Carson had to try. Because the hairdresser-turned-actress (turned hairdresser) had left little Sago Beach, Florida, with her whole life in front of her and the man she'd loved by her side. Now she'd come back, with his ashes in an urn, and not even the chance of a child in her future. But she had a sneaking suspicion there was one in her late husband's not too-distant past. . . And as for romance -- well, those days were behind her. Or were they? For Max Wright was pursuing her with a vengeance that made her feel things she thought she'd never feel again. Maybe it was time to practice some beauty shop magic on herself. . .
THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL Lily Palmer is in for the Christmas of a lifetime! When the nanny signs up to watch Dr. Cullen Dunlevy's four foster kids, she's got her hands full. The Thomas clan is the most mischievous group of youngsters she's ever had to wrangle, but Lily loves the job. After all, what girl wouldn't adore spending the holidays with a warmhearted new family-and their irresistibly handsome foster dad? Cullen doesn't mind Christmas, but his Scrooge-like facade is there for a reason-to protect himself. His tough childhood caused him to hide behind his work and avoid entanglements at all costs. That includes avoiding falling for the deliciously tempting new nanny that Santa left for him this year...
First comes baby, then comes...marriage? Two best friends discover the secret to true love in the latest installment of Nancy Robards Thompson's miniseries, Celebrations, Inc.! How? Well, she knew how... But Bia Anderson couldn't believe her uncharacteristic fling with a celebrity resulted in a baby. Her newspaper job was hectic, she'd just discovered her birth mother...and now this! Just when she thought it couldn't get crazier, the paparazzi descended on little Celebration, Texas. She needed help.... Enter Aiden Woods. "I'll be your fake fiancé and your baby daddy." The pretend proposal wasn't just to throw off the media. Aiden had always been her BFF...and he wanted more. Still, the timing was never right. Well, it was now or never. But with Bia's hormones raging, could Aiden prove that everything she wanted was right in front of her?
Home at lastSydney James knew she seemed like the consummate single girl, what with the enviable job in the public eye, and a reality TV show to boot. But the former foster child had never had a place to call home, or anyone to call family. Her strategy: leave before you can get left. So when she met irresistible filmmaker Miles Mercer, she thought, Maybe I don't have to resist altogether? A fling might be good for me....True, Miles had come home to Celebration, Texas, to jump-start his career and then head right back to L.A. But he knew as soon as he met Sydney that his plan needed some serious reworking. His feelings for Sydney spelled out happily ever after! Now all he had to do was convince her that forever was within reach....
Bachelor dad for sale? Nancy Robards Thompson continues the party in her Celebrations, Inc., miniseries. Join in the fun! Liam Thayer would do anything for his twin daughters and for his beloved Celebration, Texas, hospital. But a bachelor auction for the new children's wing was out of the question for the dignified doctor! He didn't intend to date till his girls were in college, and besides, he'd already lost the love of his life. Why try again? Until he finally caved, no thanks to a pushy event planner. Rigging the auction to win his date was a piece of cake for organizer Kate Macintyre. Resisting the handsome doctor? A problem she hadn't expected! And as their fake romance slowly turned to real love, no dollar amount could keep Kate from wishing for a happily-ever-after with Liam and his children....
Christopher who? As far as Christopher Fortune Jones is concerned, when he left Horseback Hollow, he left his past behind. No one needs to know that he grew up on a ranch, or that he never had any money, or that his father considers him a disappointment. Here in Red Rock he can simply be Christopher Fortune. Rich, powerful, successful Christopher Fortune. Kinsley Aaron has secrets of her own. The biggest one is that she has a crush on her sexy new boss. She thinks maybe he likes her, too. But he never talks about himself, and he never lets her get too close. Is she a fool dreaming of tomorrow with a man who seemingly has no past? Just what is Christopher Fortune hiding?
All Olivia Armstrong ever wanted was to be a wife and mother. Her storybook marriage to Jamison Mallory gave her the love and happiness she craved. . . everything except the one thing that could make them a true family. Her family's fertility institute was her last hope For The miracle that could reunite her with her husband and give them the baby they both wanted. Jamison knew how badly Olivia wanted a child. He did, too. But he wanted and loved his wife even more. Somehow he had to help them find their way back to each other. And just maybe they'd also find a way to make their most cherished dream come true.
Jordana Fortune never expected to be single at twenty-nine. She never expected to lose her virginity in the midst of a tornado. And she most certainly never expected to be expecting. But her impulsive encounter with gorgeous pilot Tanner Redmond left Jordana in a family way. How much longer could she keep her condition under wraps?Nothing stays secret in Red Rock for long. When Tanner learns the truth, he runs straight to Jordana's door, demanding matrimony. No child of his would grow up without a father! He offers wealth and protection, and a name for the baby. Yet his blushing bride is hesitating-holding out for the one thing Tanner believes he can't give....
Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes A House Full of Fortunes! by USA TODAY bestselling author Judy Duarte, A Camden Family Wedding by Victoria Pade and Celebration's Baby by Nancy Robards Thompson.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes Once Upon a Valentine by USA TODAY bestselling author Allison Leigh, The Real Mr. Right by Karen Templeton and Celebration's Family by Nancy Robards Thompson.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from July 1 to July 31! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes Marooned by the Maverick by USA TODAY bestselling author Christine Rimmer, Her McKnight in Shining Armor by Theresa Southwick and Celebration's Bride by Nancy Robards Thompson.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes: THE LAWMAN LASSOES A FAMILY MConard County: The Next Generationby Rachel LeeWidow and single mother Vicki Templeton is new to Conard County, Wyoming. She's hoping for a second chance at life with her daughter. Little does she expect another shot at love, too, in the form of her next-door neighbor, Deputy Sheriff Dan Casey. He's also grieving the past, but Dan, Vicki and her little girl might just find their future as a family on the range. HOW TO MARRY A DOCTOR Celebrations Inc.byNancy Robards ThompsonAnna Adams knows her best friend, Dr. Jake Lennox, can't find a girlfriend to save his life. So she offers to set him up on five dates to find The One. Jake decides to find the perfect guy for Anna, as well…until he realizes that the only one he wants in Anna's arms is himself! Can the good doc diagnose a case of happily-ever-after--for himself and the alluring Anna? HIS PROPOSAL, THEIR FOREVER The Coles of Haley's Bayby Melissa McCloneArtist Bailey Cole loves working at the local inn in Haley's Bay, Washington…but a very handsome, very dangerous threat looms. The hunky hotelier's name is Justin McMillian, and he's about to buy out Bailey's dreams from under her. As stubborn Bailey and sexy Justin butt heads over the project, then find common ground, sparks fly and kindle flames of true love. Look for Harlequin® Special Edition's July 2015 Box set 1 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family! Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!
Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes Falling for Fortune by Nancy Robards Thompson, Healed with a Kiss by Gina Wilkins and The Bachelor Doctor's Bride by Caro Carson.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes My Fair Fortune by Nancy Robards Thompson, A Match Made in Montana by Joanna Sims and His Pregnant Texas Sweetheart by USA TODAY bestselling author Amy Woods.Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!
Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes The Maverick's Thanksgiving Baby by Brenda Harlen, A Celebration Christmas by Nancy Robards Thompson and Dr. Daddy's Perfect Christmas by Jules Bennett. Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!
Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:THE MAVERICK'S HOLIDAY MASQUERADEMontana Mavericks: What Happened at the Wedding?by Caro CarsonSmall-town cowgirl Kristen Dalton only wants to fall for a local rancher. As soon as she sees Ryan Roarke, she's hooked. Little does she know that Ryan's not a rodeo star, but a big-city lawyer who doesn't want to disillusion the girl he's come to adore. But the Maverick must reveal his secret before the clock strikes Christmas…HIS TEXAS CHRISTMAS BRIDE Celebrations, Inc.by Nancy Robards ThompsonThe one time Becca Flannigan indulged in a night of anonymous passion, she wound up pregnant. She never expected to see her mystery man again--let alone learn that he's Nick Chamberlin, Celebration Memorial Hospital's latest doc! Nick's scared of fatherhood, but he knows that all he wants for Christmas is Becca and their baby under his tree.A HUSBAND FOR THE HOLIDAYS Made for Matrimony by Ami WeaverWhen Mack Lawless finds out his ex-wife, Darcy Kramer, has returned to Holden's Crossing, Michigan, he's floored. He's never gotten over her--or the loss of their child. But Darcy's promised to work alongside Mack on her uncle's Christmas tree farm…and with the holiday season right around the corner, who knows what magic mistletoe will bring?Look for Harlequin Special Edition's November 2015 Box set 1 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family!Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!
TWINS UNDER HIS TREE Join Becca Flannigan and Nick Ciotti as they promise to love, honor and cherish each other in front of their family and friends...and her baby bump! The blushing bride-to-be is carrying double duty-twins-from one passionate night with a mysterious bad boy. When Becca lands in the hospital, who should treat her but Nick? He's the new doc in town, but his bedside manner is all too familiar... Becca and Nick begin to bond, but can Dr. Delicious leave his painful past behind him to create a family of his own? Add in Becca's worries about her own future, and you've got one apprehensive engagement! With a little Christmas magic for the bride and groom, this may be the happiest-ever-after in Celebration!
"I can find you your soul mate in five dates." Dr. Jake Lennox took that bet from his best friend, nurse Anna Adams. And then he insisted on returning the favor. After all, he's a commitment-phobic bachelor, while Anna wants the wedding ring and the white picket fence. So why can't he find her Mr. Right while she finds him Ms. Right Now? Now, admittedly, in small-town Celebration, Texas, the dating pool is shallow. And Anna and Jake's picks for each other are either too small or too tall, too old or too bold. Still, they're determined that by dates number five, both of them will be diving headfirst into marriage. So why do they suddenly seem to think it could be with each other?
Am I my mother after all?Don't miss these three unforgettable stories that look at the unbreakable-and sometimes infuriating-bonds between mothers and daughters. And the men who get caught in the madness (when they aren't causing it!).Born in My Heart-Jennifer GreeneA heartwarming and tender look at what it means to be a mother, in her story about adoption.Becoming My Mother, and Other Things I Learned from Jane Austen-Nancy Robards ThompsonA mother's surprise birthday visit teaches her daughter about living and loving in Paris.The Long Distance Mother-Peggy WebbA Mother's Day call brings a woman home to the two mothers who raised her...and helps her discover the answers she's been searching for all her adult life.
UNBUTTONING THE BRIT... In the business world, Brodie Fortune Hayes is known as a man of no mercy. The all-work, no-play PR consultant is sure he'll have no trouble correcting the image problems plaguing the Cowboy Country theme park. There's just one complication: the green-eyed beauty sitting behind the boss's desk who makes his pulse race like a roller coaster! Caitlyn Moore never imagined working side by side with Brodie after sharing a most out-of-character night of passion with him a few months before! And now, thanks to her dad's absence-by-illness, she's his boss? Brodie's bottom-line mentality is as infuriating as his blue bedroom eyes are intoxicating-but Cait is convinced that there's a heart lurking beneath his designer armor. Perhaps she can prove to him that love is the greatest Fortune of all...
"Ask your husband what he's been doing all those nights he claimed to be at the hospital..."The aforementioned suggestion would never be welcomed by any woman who'd been married for the better (well, mostly) part of twenty years. But for Kate Hennessey, who was celebrating turning forty by taking a fabulous vacation with her two best friends, the timing was not the best.Does she go, or does she stay?She'll get the answer soon enough. And though her world may be rocked, maybe she can cope better than we think. Because design is her business, after all. You know, changing things around and putting the pieces together in a whole new way....
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