No resisting this cowboy!Brianna Wright has ventured to the Bell River Ranch to make peace with her sister. With enough time here in Colorado, Bree might accomplish that goal and forget the mess of her business back in Boston. Of course, none of that will happen if she lets herself get distracted by a certain gorgeous and charming cowboy-Grayson Harper. Really, resisting a guy as carefree as he is should be easy for someone as responsible as Bree.But it's clear Gray has his sights set on her, and his determination is stronger than Bree thought! As they work together on the ranch, she realizes there's more to Gray than his footloose facade suggests. If that's true, he just might win her over!
Reunions abound this holiday season in these two stories! Christmas in Hawthorn Bay Mayor Nora Carson knows that council's plans for the Killian mansion will attract the last person she wants to see: Jack Killian. Run out of town in high school, Jack is back to protect his turf-but he'll find Nora's eleven-year-old secret. She can't tell him how she became a single mother. Or why her son has the Killians' blue eyes... Husband Under Construction When life gets topsy-turvy, Roxie Ducharme seeks refuge in the New Mexico town she left years before. But as she renovates her uncle's home, she faces an unforeseen obstacle: contractor Noah Garrett. He's as alluring as he once was. Too bad he doesn't want the house and kids of Roxie's dreams. Or will she change his mind?
Redmond "Red" Malone instantly agrees when his dying mentor asks him to deal with a situation discreetly. Yet convincing "the mistress" Allison York to sign a document keeping silent about the relationship leaves Red feeling...off. Allison is smart, honest and beautiful-not at all like the gold digger he'd assumed she'd be. Even more unsettling is that the single mom wants nothing to do with Red or any offer he has.Still, Red is persistent, and the more he's with Allison, the more he realizes he's found where he wants to be. He's found his home. But the silent secret between them threatens their happiness. And Red is faced with a dilemma: to keep his promise, or let the truth set them free.
FROM HERE TO PATERNITY Taylor Pryce could be described as a professional bachelor...until he discovered little Justin. The nephew he never knew he had. Only, Justin belonged to someone else. Brooke Davenport. She'd adopted him in good faith, believing him to be an orphan baby. Taylor will do anything to gain custody--even marry! He just needs to persuade Brooke that he's the ideal husband she didn't even know she wanted!
Secrets. Between shocking family revelations and a shared passionate moment she's hoping her new boss won't recall, Belle Carson can't get away from secrets. Yet she can't bring herself to tell Matt Malone that she's the Cleopatra he almost went home with years ago after a costume party. She needs this job too much. But Belle's certainly never forgotten him . Dreamed about Matt, actually, which means it's all the more disappointing that she seems to have made zero impact on him. And that's a shame, because she loves Matt, loves his big, boisterous family--the exact opposite of hers. What's a girl to do? Stay quiet and maintain the status quo? Or take a leap, tell him the truth. . . and risk losing him again?
One night. That's all Kitty Hemmings wants. An escape from her heartaches. So what if guarded David Gerard is the type of man she doesn't usually trust? He's also kind, sexy...and looking for his own temporary escape. Eight weeks later, Kitty's running again. This time to San Francisco to tell David he's going to be a father. His solution? Get married. Not the answer in Kitty's eyes. Their compromise? Moving in together. Turns out that arrangement isn't exactly working, either. Because the longer they're together, the more she craves that essential step they skipped: the fallinginlove part. Yet she can't forget why David is with her. But maybe if she gives their unconventional relationship a chance, he just might surprise her...
No one holds a special place in the heart quite like a mother-but moms need romance, too! This Mother's Day, enjoy four heartwarming contemporary romance novellas from Harlequin about the greatest gift of all: love!The Greatest Gift: A Mother's Day Collection includes:Second-Chance Mother by Donna AlwardUnexpected Gifts by Tanya MichaelsA Mother's Day Match by Katherine GarberaHer First Mother's Day by Kathleen O'Brien
Harlequin Superromance brings you three new novels for one great price, available now! Experience powerful relationships that deliver a strong emotional punch and a guaranteed happily ever after. This Harlequin Superromance bundle includes Caught Up in You by Beth Andrews, The Ranch She Left Behind by Kathleen O'Brien and A Valley Ridge Christmas by Holly Jacobs.Enjoy more story and more romance from Harlequin Superromance with 6 new novels every month!
Harlequin Desire brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from July 1 to July 31! Escape with a rugged rancher, a hot Hollywood director and a playboy prince. This Harlequin Desire bundle includes Rumor Has It by Maureen Child, A Baby Between Friends by Kathie DeNosky, and One Night with the Sheikh by Kristi Gold.Look for 6 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Desire!
Harlequin Superromance brings you three new novels for one great price, available now! Experience powerful relationships that deliver a strong emotional punch and a guaranteed happily ever after. This Harlequin Superromance bundle includes The Secrets of Bell River by Kathleen O'Brien, Home to Hope Mountain by Joan Kilby and Silver Linings by Mary Brady.Enjoy more story and more romance from Harlequin Superromance with 6 new novels every month!
Harlequin® Superromance brings you four new novels for one great price, available now! Experience powerful relationships that deliver a strong emotional punch and a guaranteed happily ever after. This Superromance box set includes The Rancher's Dream by Kathleen O'Brien, One More Night by Jennifer McKenzie, Catching Her Rival by Lisa Dyson and Her Hawaiian Homecoming by USA TODAY bestselling author Cara Lockwood.Enjoy more story and more romance from Harlequin® Superromance with 4 new novels every month!
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Harlequin Superromance brings you three new novels for one great price, available now! Experience powerful relationships that deliver a strong emotional punch and a guaranteed happily ever after. This Harlequin Superromance bundle includes Reclaiming the Cowboy by Kathleen O'Brien, His Kind of Perfection by Pamela Hearon and Married One Night by Amber Leigh Williams. Enjoy more story and more romance from Harlequin Superromance with 6 new novels every month!
The marriage bargain Melanie wasn't interested in marrying for money-but under the terms of her uncle's will, that was exactly what she must do! Concerned about Melanie's wild ways, her uncle had left her his millions-on condition that she'd reformed...and could prove it, by making a suitable marriage! Melanie wasn't interested in becoming rich, but she was determined to prove she'd changed. Only, the man she had to convince was her uncle's lawyer, Clay Logan. A devastatingly attractive man-and ideal husband material?
Do You Have a Secret Fantasy?Drew Townsend does. And in his secret fantasy Laura Nolan returns. Three years ago, she ran away, leaving her engagement ring and a useless little note. Laura had told him to get on with his life, meet other women and forget her. And he had...except for the last part.Then one day Laura does come back, but not to him. She comes back to find out what secrets lay buried in her past-a past she can't really remember.Maybe once she remembers, she can get on with her life. And maybe, just maybe, that life can include Drew.
9 to 5MEMORANDUMTo: LindsayFrom: Danial McKinleySubject: CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED!Lindsay couldn't believe it. She was working on a major deal-with a very important client. Daniel McKinley. But Daniel was a workaholic and, even though it was almost Christmas, he insisted Lindsay drop everything and spend the holidays with him...talking business!In fact, Lindsay shouldn't have been surprised. Three years ago, she'd dared suggest there was more to life than making money-and Daniel had fired her! But this deal was vital. She'd have to negotiate with Daniel-under the mistletoe if need be! As it turned out, Daniel had some unexpectedly romantic notions about how to spend winter nights with Lindsay...."The suspense and tension Kathleen O'Brien creates all but jumps off the pages."-Romantic Times
Five bestselling authorsFive real-life heroines You might meet them at the coffee shop, the grocery store, or walking down the street. They're women across North America committed to reaching out and changing lives one good deed at a time. Five of these exceptional women have been selected as this year's recipients of Harlequin's More Than Words award. And once again five New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors have kindly offered their creativity to write original short stories inspired by these real-life heroines. We hope More Than Words will touch your heart and inspire the heroine living inside you.
Every twenty years-according to legend-someone will die violently at the Lost Angel Inn. Two decades have passed since the last death, and three women have come to the inn. Will one of them be the next victim?When Ellie Gresham arrives at the inn for a mystery weekend, she's shaken by the veiled warnings from an elusive, darkly handsome guest. Warnings that this game of murder is about to turn deadly.Twenty years ago, the tragic death of Emily Carlyle's mother was blamed on the Lost Angel curse. Now Emily has come to the inn looking for answers. Instead she finds a disturbing attraction to a man whose father may have been her mother's lover...and murderer.For Olivia Hamilton, turning the Victorian mansion on the rugged cliffs of the Maine coast into a B and B is a dream come true-a fresh start well away from the shadows of her past. She never expected to find love again. But will the curse turn her dream into a nightmare?
Who knows where a kiss will lead! For one year, Penny Wright is doing whatever she wants. She's returned to her hometown in Colorado-but not the family ranch-to cross items off her risk-it list. To her surprise, she's braver than she thinks, because when she spies a hot newcomer doing something sweet for his daughter, Penny can't resist kissing him on the spot. Unfortunately, he turns out to be Max Thorpe. Her new tenant! Luckily, they both agree to be just friends. But with the sizzling attraction between them, "just friends" is hard. Maybe it's time for Penny to add a new item to her list-a family with Max.
Love takes time... Grant Campbell's survived some hard knocks to realize his dream of breeding horses on a Colorado ranch. But his simmering attraction to secretive Crimson Slayton isn't good at all. And remaining just friends isn't possible once tragedy leaves them in charge of a helpless baby. Stuck in dangerously close proximity and playing family, Grant and Crimson can't resist what feels right. But while he's a man all about dreams, she has no faith in them. Together, can they get past her fears and find a reality that trumps even his wildest dreams?
This cowboy isn't so easy to catch! When Mitch Garwood ran away with Bonnie O'Mara, he thought he'd found forever. But all his dreams crashed the morning he woke alone. Months later, he's immune to her reappearance. Even if she's now using her real name-Annabelle Irving-and ready to tell him her secrets, he's done. Too bad the situation is not that simple. Annabelle's willingness to leave her money and position behind so she can work at Bell River Ranch and be near him surprises Mitch. Despite his resolve, the spark of attraction flares again. The most compelling part? Her determination to win him back!
Ex-con Matthew Quinn has plenty of trouble in his life right now. He doesn't need to take on more. And there's no question that Natalie Granville -- with her crumbling mansion and her canceled wedding -- is capital-T trouble. But that doesn't stop him from accepting a job from her. He can handle it. All he needs to do is follow some rules: 1. Remember she's your boss, nothing else. 2. Don't start letting the arrangement get all cozy and domestic and personal. 3. Don't notice, don't want, don't feel and definitely don't touch
Marriage seems to be the solution...until the men change the rules! Two beloved marriage of convenience stories from Kathleen Oâ TMBrien and Melinda Curtis in one volume.Texas WeddingSusannah Everly is determined to save the family ranch, even if she must marry onetime love Trent Maxwell to do so. They both know this is a business arrangement with rules that do not include rekindling old feelings or surprise midnight seductions. When Trent seems determined to break their agreement, it may be time for Susannah to renegotiate.A Marriage Between FriendsWhen Jill desperately needed a father for her unborn child, Vince Patrizio gave them both his name. Then Jill walked out of his life. Now, years later, it's Vince's turn to have his say. Arriving in Jill's sleepy California town, he has plans to transform it into a mini Vegas...and to turn this convenient marriage into a real one.
Always an outsider... Armed with only her suitcases and secrets, Tess Spencer arrives at Bell River Ranch. She'll work temporarily at their spa and never tell the Wright sisters her true connection to them. Meeting gorgeous carpenter Jude Calhoun challenges those plans, however. Strong and capable, Jude makes Tess want to share the burden of what she knows.... That confession may come sooner than she wants when her past intrudes at the ranch. But if she reveals the reasons she's here, she will definitely be the outsider-unwelcomed and alone. And leaving Bell River could cost her the one man she wants....
Clayton Creek ranch was the scene of a Texas-sized engagement party -- until a gate-crasher stunned everyone with the news she was pregnant with Chase Clayton IV's child. The father-to-be was the most astonished of all, since he'd never laid eyes on lovely Josie Whitford, much less taken her to bed. But he didn't have the heart to blame Josie for ruining the party or embarrassing his fiancée -- not after he realized she'd been tricked by a callous impostor. Now, working with Josie to track down the man using his name, Chase tries to ignore a new and even more shocking suspicion: Was he about to marry the wrong woman?