She knew working for Jase Calhoun would amount to nothing but heartache. The wealthy rancher had never seen Mandy as anything more than the shy girl next door. But then a secret about Jase's past was uncovered, and the handsome Texan decided bedding Mandy would be the perfect way to forget. Now that she'd slept with her boss, how could they ever go back to business?
One stolen kiss from hellcat Suzy Crane sent rancher-governor Gil Riley's good intentions skipping straight down the road to San Antone. Their passion was explosive - and so was news of baby-on-the-way! The cattleman vowed to make her First Lady, but Suzy refused to become "wife" only to shush scandal. Gil could care less about tabloid talk - he loved Suzy, body and soul, and she would be his forever-woman! After all, there wasn't a lady alive who could sweep this man out of his cowboy boots, then refuse his heartfelt proposal - not even the sauciest little cowgirl in Texas!
THE BACHELOR'S CREEDNever settle down! That didn't mean Jack Cordell couldn't work side by side with Alayna McCloud, even if she was the sexiest lady west of the Mississippi. And his instincts to slip his boots under her bed, a ring on her finger and passion into her soul-well, the Texas sun was playing tricks on his tattered heart. Because a love-wary loner didn't have a blame thing to offer a lady like Alayna. Still, Jack detected a sadness beneath her perfection. And it was time the ultimate do-gooder let him do some good...and turn that McCloud woman into that McCloud bride!TEXAS BRIDES: Come on down to the McCloud family ranch-'cause there's no place like Texas for a wedding!
"To the One I Love..."The letter appeared mysteriously on the doorstep, and the Colman sisters' fantasies went straight to work. But what mystery man had sent it-and to which sister?USA TODAY bestselling author Emilie Richards introduces oldest sister Lacey, who wonders if the letter is a sign that her long-held dreams of her high school boyfriend are finally going to come true.Reader favorite Allison Leigh introduces youngest sister Marti, who knows that romantic letters aren't sexy Devlin Faulkner's style. But he had told her to expect surprises....And the ever-popular Peggy Moreland presents wild child Deanna, who's sure that letter came from ladies' man Porter Copely. He'll do anything to win her over!
For a hard-edged cowboy, sweet young virgins were trouble. So Jase vowed to steer clear of his children' s new nanny, Annie Baxter. But it wasn' t easy for the single father to deny his attraction to the sassy beauty. With warmth and laughter she filled his home...and the lonely corners of his heart. Her innocent yet sensual kisses were almost enough to make a man wonder if sometimes rules were made to be broken....
A HALF-WILLING GROOM Brett Sinclair didn't want the ancestral home his grandfather had left him. Problem was, he couldn't just forfeit it, either. The only solution was marriage-to Gayla Matthews. So Brett said "I do," never expecting his bride would soon have him thinking about happily-ever-afters. AN UNWILLING BRIDE Gayla couldn't believe she had married Brett-even if it was only temporarily. To her, love should last a lifetime, and she'd known her groom only three days! But when Brett swept her into his arms, she wanted to be more than a wife-for-a-while. A WILLFUL MARRIAGE Soon Brett and Gayla's marriage was more than either expected. And just what their hearts needed.