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From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed, and danger that brings them together--and could tear them apart...<P> When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic turn. Suddenly, the woman with no permanent ties finds herself almost wishing for one....<P> Artist Ashton Archer knows his brother isn't capable of violence--against himself or others. He recruits Lila, the only eyewitness, to help him uncover what happened. Ash longs to paint her as intensely as he hungers to touch her. But their investigation draws them into a rarified circle where priceless antiques are bought, sold, gambled away, and stolen, where what you possess is who you are, and where what you desire becomes a deadly obsession....
It was at the request of His Royal Highness Alexander de Cordina that Eve Hamilton and her theatre company traveled to Cordina. The tiny principality still looked like a storybook place, but Eve knew it had its villains and tragedies; she'd seen something of them seven years ago when princess Gabriella had been kidnapped. Alex was the heir and it soon became evident that the dangers would never remain in the past - but neither would the desires. Just the sight of Eve made him ache, yet how could he ask her to share his burdens?
Huérfana cuando tenía ocho años, Kate Powell creció, junto a Margo y Laura, como una hija más de los Templeton, y juró que nunca les defraudaría. Aguda, inteligente, con una cabeza privilegiada para los números, se ha convertido en una exitosa mujer de negocios obligada a enfrentarse al fracaso profesional y a mirar en su interior solo para darse cuenta de todo lo que se ha perdido en la vida y todo lo que le falta a su corazón. Pero es tiempo de cambio y Kate se incorporará activamente a la tienda de sus hermanas y se enamorará de un atractivo hotelero, Byron DeWitt, un hombre que puede hacer que Kate olvide que dos y dos son cuatro... De entre las tres chicas de la familia Templeton, le toca ahora a Kate protagonizar el segundo volumen de la serie iniciada con Un sueño atrevido, en una romántica historia de amistades, renuncias, nuevos sueños. Y amor.
She'd turned her back on glamour and fame and Kate Stanislaski Kimball had come home to begin a new life. The only thing more perfect than the beautiful--dilapidated--building she'd bought for her new dance school was Brody O'Connell, the frustrating, surprisingly fascinating contractor she'd hired for the renovation. A man didn't often come across a woman as gorgeous, sensuous, provocative...and utterly irritating as Kate. But Brody was determined to resist her effortless allure. She was Natasha Stanislaski's pampered, perfect daughter, and not at all the right woman for him. But every fiber of his being longed to make her his....
One of the best futuristic mystery series on the market today. (Without A Clue)The pursuit of a serial killer leaves Eve Dallas's job on the line.
Soap opera writer Bess McNee figured the only way to understand a character was to stand in her shoes-even if they were a streetwalker's stiletto heels. So she got tossed in the slammer, thanks to the sexiest detective in New York... Alex Stanislaski thought he'd seen it all-until he busted Bess. And then she wanted him to let her follow him around to get "ideas" for her show! Trouble was, the lady was giving him altogether too many ideas...
A New York Times Bestseller For a few weeks, Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina could be just plain Camilla MacGee. Working for Delaney Caine offered a refuge from the press. As irritation toward him grew into desire, Camilla knew she'd soon have to reveal herself.
Contains two of Roberts' classic novels about the Cordina Royal Family: The Playboy Prince, and Cordina's Crown Jewel
This volume contains the four books in the Cordina's Royal Family Series: Affaire Royale, Command Performance, The Playboy Prince, and Cordina's Crown Jewel.<P> Affaire Royale: Recently kidnapped Princess Gabriella has amnesia, but in the arms of bodyguard Reeve MacGee she finds a passion that's unforgettable.<P> Command Performance: Though His Royal Highness Alexander is destined to rule Cordina, it's regal -- and elusive -- Eve Hamilton who rules his heart.<P> The Playboy Prince: Why is reserved Hannah Rothchild so intriguing to dedicated ladies' man Prince Bennett? Is it her secret mission -- or the fascinating lady herself?<P> Cordina's Crown Jewel: For a few weeks, Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina could be just plain Camilla MacGee. Working for Delaney Caine offered a refuge from the press. As irritation toward him grew into desire, Camilla knew she'd soon have to reveal herself.
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Catherine 'C. C. ' Calhoun isn't about to let anyone take away the Towers - her family's crumbling old mansion on the coast of Maine - especially not handsome hotel magnate Trenton St. James. C. C. is convinced the hard-driving businessman will just turn the atmospheric Towers into part of some faceless hotel chain. As far as Trent is concerned, his dealings with C. C. should be strictly business. But soon, C. C. 's mix of fire and fury seduce his mind and his heart, leading them both in a completely unexpected direction. Courting Catherine can be enjoyed as a captivating standalone novel. It is also the first book in the Calhouns series, which continues with A Man for Amanda, For the Love of Lilah, Suzanna's Surrender and Megan's Mate. Includes a preview of A Man for Amanda.
La segunda entrega de la serie Bahía de Chesapeake.La vida de los pequeños Cameron, Ethan y Phillip parecía abocada al desastre. Aunque no se conocían entre sí, los tres compartían un pasado lleno de abusos y dificultades que dejaron atrás cuando fueron adoptados por Raymond Quinn. Ahora han crecido y juntos conforman una familia fuerte y sólida que se desmorona el día en que reciben la noticia de que su padre ha sufrido un terrible accidente. Reunidos en torno a su lecho de muerte los tres le hacen una última promesa al hombre al que se lo deben todo: cuidar de Seth, el último niño que estaba a punto de adoptar...Ethan Quinn es un marinero tranquilo y reservado. Bajo su serena apariencia late un corazón profundo y bravío como el mar que adora y respeta. Desde la muerte de su padre cuida de su hermanastro y divide su tiempo entre la pesca y el astillero que ha montado junto con sus hermanos. De los tres, él es quien se siente más cercano Seth, pues ambos sufrieron una infancia tormentosa. El tiempo no ha logrado borrar su dolor, pero ahora un muchacho depende de él y sus sentimientos por Grace, la mujer de la que siempre ha estado enamorado pero a la que nunca se ha atrevido a conquistar, parecen más intensos que nunca. Tal vez sea el momento de cambiar el rumbo de su vida y aceptarse, no solo por lo que ya es, sino por lo que puede llegar a ser.«Roberts continúa celebrando el poder curativo del amor y de los lazos familiares.»Publishers Weekly
Ruth Bannion had never met anyone like Russian emigre choreographer Nickolai Davidov. Ruth was open, giving, but Nickolai's background had left him reserved, even wary, and his pride would not let him reveal his need for her. Fear of rejection kept him from speaking the truth. That same fear sent Ruth away to hide on the Connecticut coast. But when he came after her at last, there was no more fear, no more wariness, only a lifetime of love that would never need to be hidden again.
Raised in a family of demon hunters, Blair Murphy has her own personal demons to fight - the father who trained, then abandoned her, and the fiancAAA1/2 who walked out on her after learning what she is. Now she finds herself training a sorcerer from 12th century Ireland, a witch from modern day New York, a scholar and a shape changer from the mythical land of Geall, while trying to keep herself from staking the sixth of their circle and host: a vampire sired by Lilith, the vampire queen theyAAA1/2ve been charged with defeating on Samhain. No stranger to butt-kicking, Blair finds herself taking a good whipping when it comes to that handsome and flirtatious Geallian, Larkin. And a couple of run-ins with LilithAAA1/2s right-hand gal gives Blair more than she reckoned for, mentally and physically. But will she be able to stay afloat long enough to defeat LilithAAA1/2s loyal in pre-battle bouts? Or will she find herself falling for the one thing she vowed never to give in to again? If the vampires donAAA1/2t do her in, Larkin is certainly up to the task. Second in a trilogy from the #1 New York Times bestselling author
They both knew what would happen. . . She moved in perfect harmony to the music that ruled her life both onstage and off. He dealt with the world with ruthless expertise. Music was his business and he was all business. That is until she lit up the stage. The attraction was instant. . . and impossible. Because he ruled his empire from glass towers high above the vibrancy of her world, and coming too close to hers was risky business. But she was a woman who dared to dream, and she had dreams big enough for them both.
When Nell Channing arrives on charming Three Sisters Island, she believes that she's finally found refuge from her abusive husband - and from the terrifying life she fled so desperately eight months ago... But even in this quiet, peaceful place, Nell never feels entirely at ease. Careful to conceal her true identity, she takes a job as a cook at the local bookstore café - and begins to explore her feelings for the island sheriff, Zack Todd. But there is a part of herself she can never reveal to him - for she must continue to guard her secrets if she wants to keep the past at bay. One careless word, one misplaced confidence, and the new life she's so carefully created could shatter completely. Just as Nell starts to wonder if she'll ever be able to break free of her fear, she realizes that the island suffers from a terrible curse - one that can only be broken by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled the island back in 1692. And now, with the help of two other strong, gifted women - and the nightmares of the past haunting her every step - she must find the power to save her home, her love... and herself . . .
Margo Sullivan had everything she could ask for. The daughter of the Templetons' stern housekeeper, she was treated like a member of the family.
New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel in a dramatic new trilogy. Margo, Kate and Laura were brought up like sisters amidst the peerless grandeur of Templeton House. But it was Margo whose dreams first took her far away . . . Margo Sullivan had everything a young woman could ask for. But while growing up along the rocky cliffs of Monterey, she couldn't help but dream of bigger things. The daughter of the Templeton's stern Irish housekeeper, Margo had been treated like a member of the family. Deep down, she knew that money could not but the thing she craved most -- her mother's acceptance. Maybe things would be different if she could be sweet like Laura -- or had Kate's shrewd head for business. But all Margo knew how to do was be Margo, and that meant doing things her own way -- no matter what the consequences . . .
First in the all-new Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we're drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love... With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. Ireland. County Mayo, to be exact. Where her ancestors' blood and magic have flowed through generations--and where her destiny awaits. Iona arrives in Ireland with nothing but her Nan's directions, an unfailingly optimistic attitude, and an innate talent with horses. Not far from the luxurious castle where she is spending a week, she finds her cousins, Branna and Connor O'Dwyer. And since family is family, they invite her into their home and their lives. When Iona lands a job at the local stables, she meets the owner, Boyle McGrath. Cowboy, pirate, wild tribal horsemen, he's three of her biggest fantasy weaknesses all in one big, bold package. Iona realizes that here she can make a home for herself--and live her life as she wants, even if that means falling head over heels for Boyle. But nothing is as it seems. An ancient evil has wound its way around Iona's family tree and must be defeated. Family and friends will fight with each other and for each other to keep the promise of hope--and love--alive... Don't miss the next two books in the Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy Shadow Spell and Blood Magick This Book Is Bound with "Deckle Edge" Paper. Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges. Deckle edge is an ornamental feature designed to set certain titles apart from books with machine-cut pages.
One Summer: A summer spent traveling across America with brooding photojournalist Shade Colby was not celebrity photographer Bryan Mitchell's idea of a dream assignment. She found Shade to be arrogant, cynical - and infuriatingly sexy. Plus they disagreed about everything. But there was one thing they had in common; the fierce attraction for each other they could not deny! Temptation: Socialite Eden Carlbough knew running a girls' camp wouldn't be easy, but she didn't expect to be run up an apple tree by the little monsters. She was equally surprised to come crashing down into the capable arms of orchard owner Chase Elliot. While her handsome neighbor's overbearing ways were highly irritating, his touch ignited feelings she'd never known.
Bella y elegante, la princesa Adrianne emplea los días en organizaciones benéficas y las noches, envuelta en glamour, volando de gala en gala. Pero esta pose de niña rica no es más que una artimaña para esconder un latente deseo de venganza. A los veinticinco años, la princesa Adrianne lleva una vida que la mayoría de la gente envidaría. Pero su pose de niña rica y consentida no es más que una estratagema, un esfuerzo calculado al milímetro para esconder una peligrosa verdad. Adrianne ha alimentado durante diez años el deseo de venganza, escondida tras el matrimonio aparentemente ideal de sus padres, el reverso de un cuento de hadas. Ahora, Adrianne tiene el plan perfecto para hacer pagar a su famoso padre. Le arrebatará un objeto que él aprecia por encima de todas las cosas: el Sol y la Luna, un fabuloso collar de precio incalculable. No obstante, cuando está lista para la venganza, surge en su vida un hombre que parece adivinar hasta su último secreto. Philip Chamberlain es un tipo inteligente, encantador y enigmático que tiene sus razones para acercarse a la princesa Adrianne. Y solo cuando sea demasiado tarde Adrianne se dará cuenta del peligro que se cierne sobre ella... a la vez que se encontrará entre dos hombres imponentes: uno capaz de robarle la libertad, y otro con el poder de quitarle la vida. La crítica ha dicho... «Las historias de Nora Roberts han dado alas a los sueños de veinticinco millones de lectoras.» Entretainment Weekly
Bestselling author Nora Roberts dazzles once again with a powerful tale of passion, murder, and small-town scandal. In this classic novel, a woman returns to the home she left behind, to a past that is waiting to kill her. . . . A decade ago, sculptor Clare Kimball fled Emmitsboro, Maryland, to take the art world by storm. Now she's celebrated as the artist of her generation. But no amount of success can eclipse the nightmares that haunt her--or the memories of her father's suicide. Just as her star is shining brighter than ever, Clare leaves it all behind to face her demons. Emmitsboro sheriff Cameron Rafferty loved Clare from afar all through high school. Now that she's back, they form a bond that grows stronger each day--fueled by an attraction that's been simmering for years. But Clare's past soon rises up with a vengeance, rocking the town with a sinister murder that is clearly linked to her return. As an investigation gets under way, Clare and Cameron will learn that evil can linger anywhere--even in those you love and trust the most. But it's a discovery that may come too late to save them. ...
This volume contains all four novels in the Donavan Legacy Collection: Entranced, Captivated, Charmed, and Enchanted.<P> Entranced: Obviously psychic Sebastian Donovan was a fraud, but fiercely protective Mary Ellen Sutherland was desperate to find a missing baby and had run out of leads. So, reluctantly, the skeptical private investigator agreed to enlist Sebastian's help. Soon she had to admit--grudgingly--that this man had some pretty remarkable gifts. Especially his extraordinary ability to penetrate her tough facade and awaken her heart.<P> Captivated: His interest in her was purely professional... Or so he told himself. Nash Kirkland had sought out the alluring Morgana Donovan to help him research his latest screenplay, though the hardheaded skeptic didn't believe for a minute she was what she professed to be. But, as Morgana revealed herself to him, Nash found himself falling under her bewitching spell. Nash had never trusted his feelings and always kept them in check. So how could he be sure the irresistible passion he felt for Morgana was real and not just some conjurer's trick?<P> Charmed: Her legacy had been as much a curse as a blessing, so Anastasia Donovan had learned to keep it hidden. But when single dad Boone Sawyer swept into her heart, she longed to reveal everything despite her fear of the consequences. Then fate stepped in...<P> Enchanted: Lovely, guileless Rowan Murray was drawn to darkly enigmatic Liam Donovan with a force she'd never imagined could exist. But before Liam could give Rowan his love, he first had to trust her with the incredible truth about himself...and his family.
2 of Nora Roberts' books from the 80s - Untamed, and Less of a Stranger
Showing the sensual side of love while capturing the splendor and excitement that New York City is famous for, this dramatic volume of two full-length novels takes readers on a romantic excursion into the passionate heart of the city that never sleeps. Reissue.