THE WEDDING THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN They'd almost made it to the altar, but fate and family had forced Elise and Wil apart. The lovers had not seen each other in ten years...until fate once more intervened. Suddenly, they were face-to-face--each reminded of the passion they'd once shared, and the misunderstandings that had ended their engagement. Did their unexpected encounter mean they were destined to be together? Time was running out to decide. For Wil had one last chance to claim Elise as his bride before she did make it to the altar--with another man!
A Second ChanceSingle mother Maggie Connell has managed to make an independent life for herself and her young son Ryan. But when handsome widower Scott Bishop enters her world, Maggie responds to his tender touch and unforgettable kisses. Scott had locked his feelings away, but when he is with Maggie, he feels complete and alive. For it is not just shared tragedy that binds them together, but a powerful physical attraction. . . and a strange, inexplicable touching of souls. Maggie and Scott both long to trust once more, yet they cant let go of their memories and the fear of losing again. But the greatest risk is never loving at all. Can these two lonely people find a new beginning-together?
What do a plain-Jane professor and a handsome swashbuckler have in common? A passion that defies all the odds...Dear Diary,Women dream of a handsome moat walking into their lives but it usually doesn't happen. Well, it happened to me today! Swarthy ocean archaeologist Rafael Adriano with his eye patch and alpha-male arrogance is a modern-day pirate come to life.With my rambunctious nieces visiting for the Summer, I have enough problems without Rafael endeavouring to conduct research in my home for clues leading to some historical shipwreck, the Isabela. I can't believe he offered to play nanny in exchange for access to the house-or that I agreed.If only he'd stop looking at me as if he knows my deepest desires.Cora
Jackson Puller didnt seem like the kind of man to surround himself with children. But this tough-talking journalist loved kids. . . it was everyone else who drove him crazy-especially do-gooders like Cammy Glynn. So when he was assigned to cover Cammy and the Wishing Star childrens foundation, he let out a groan. . . until he met her and discovered a beautiful woman whose passions matched his own. The last thing Cammy needed was some hot-shot reporter following her around. Yes, Jackson was irrestible, but while his hungry kisses left her longing for more, his persistent questions made her blood boil. Cammy had always dreamed of a family of her own, and there was a gentle side to Jackson that touched her heart. But she knew that persuading a man like Jackson to settle down was nothing more than a romantic dream. . .
THERE WERE SEVEN REASONS WHY... Small-town veterinarian August Trent knew she had to accept sexy attorney Zack Adriano's marriage proposal-and they were all under the age of ten. Her foster sons' futures were at stake. If August wanted to keep the only family she had left, it meant saying yes to Zack...who'd never once mentioned the word love. Zack didn't know what had possessed him-a man who'd stopped believing in fairy tales a lifetime ago-to come to this damsel's rescue. But something told him that this ready-made family might finally teach him to say three very important little words....
Read All About It!Arrogant...smug...confirmed bachelor. Just a few of Sam Reed's less than flattering qualities-as seen by reporter Molly Flynn. This description finds its way into a personal ad in Sam's very own newspaper-thanks to reporter Molly Flynn.It was supposed to be a joke. Since taking over the business six weeks before, Sam's been driving her crazy. So Molly wrote the ad to let off a little steam, but when it's accidentally published she's sure there's nothing left to write but her letter of resignation!Ever since Sam's brother's wedding, his family has been pestering him to get married, too, and the "Wife Wanted" ad only makes matters worse. So Sam insists that the ad be answered-by reporter Molly Flynn!
Million-dollar question: Who gets to marry Max? Enigmatic toy tycoon Max Loden had built a financial empire on that catch phrase. But the world's hottest catch had never been tempted to satisfy anyone's curiosity -- until now.... Least likely answer: The butler's niece! Sure, Sidney Grant daydreamed about her uncle's dishy boss. But she knew Max would never trade his acclaimed bachelorhood for a spinster servant. What Sidney didn't know was that her matchmaking uncle had recruited the entire household staff to play Cupid -- or that love can blossom in the last place you'd ever expect....
"Just who does this man think he is?Eli can't resist pretty, passionate Liza Kincaid, even though he's vowed he'd never take another bride. But Liza's tender touch makes him ache with long-forgotten desires, and he quickly decides that their lives won't be complete until he has a wedding ring on her finger. And when his custody of his little girl is threatened, Eli knows he must do anything in his power to make his family whole. Bold, brash Eli came barging into pretty teacher Liza Kincaid's world, turning it upside down and, at first, making her wish she'd never met the man. But one look in his daughter's sad eyes made Liza realize she would do anything to help the child, even if it also meant spending time with her infuriating father. And although Liza's head tells her he's all wrong, his unexpected kisses begin to feel so right. . .
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