IN UNIFORMHer heart's gone AWOL!Ever since Lieutenant Colonel Ryder McGrath broke Major Hope Evans's heart, she's devoted her life to the military. But now a strange mission has thrown Hope and Ryder together again.Something odd is going on at a dismantled-missile site in Arizona. Is the problem a mere figment of Hope's father's imagination or is it something more sinister? Hope and Ryder seem to be the only ones who are worried about it as they race against time and the enemy to prove their suspicions correct.Once again, Ryder and Hope find they're an unbeatable team-and they rekindle the love that never truly died. But is it too late to save what might have been?
Rank Had Its Privileges-Except In Love! Major A. C. Bannister-known as Ace-grew up on the mean streets of a Texas town. The army was his one chance to get out, and he took it. He worked his way up through the ranks and now, as ROTC head at a Texas college, he's admired by all the young men-and adored by all the young women. Truly a "major attraction..."Captain Meredith Marshall St. James has a West Point education, a general for a father and an attitude that doesn't meet with the major's approval. Ace just doesn't hold with her belief in a "new" army, a "softer: army.He soon learns two things:1. the beautiful Captain St. James isn't as soft as she looks, and 2. on the battlefield of love, unconditional surrender is sometimes the only option!
Ben Galloway and Abby Drummond both work with children-he's a pediatrician and she's a teacher-and they've both ended up with custody of their respective nieces and nephews. They decide that combining their households is the best solution to their individual problems. Which it is-except that their solution leads to a whole new set of problems.Kids before marriage. Not the easiest route to married bliss. And not the route Ben and Abby would've chosen. But love for their unexpected family brings them together in all the ways that count.
She once loved a cowboy...When Tate Walker was killed in a barroom brawl, he left his widow with a small run-down ranch in south Texas and a daughter he falsely claimed wasn't his. Willow had accepted Tate's proposal because Cooper Drummond, the love of her life, refused to put aside his rodeo plans, despite her fears for his safety.A year later, a cowboy appears out of nowhere, looking for work. He'd heard about a widow who could use some help. To Willow's shock, it's Cooper Drummond. And to Coop's shock, the widow is his onetime fiancée, now the mother of a little girl who's been diagnosed with a troubling condition.She still loves that cowboy...And that cowboy's never forgotten her. Can the two of them-the three of them-become a family? Can Coop love her daughter as his own?
HIS NEW WESTERN HOME Lila Jenkins's Montana ranching town roots run deep. So why does the widowed B and B owner feel so connected to her latest boarder? Seth Maxwell might know his way around horses, but he's a wanderer, not a rancher. Lila's son thinks Seth's the hero he's been waiting for. And-heaven help her-so does Lila. Seth loves hunting for rare gems in remote areas, but maybe it's time to make a change. The footloose adventurer is tempted by rumors of sapphires in a nearby mine, but it's Lila and her boy who make Snowy Owl Crossing and the idea of a ranch to share feel like home...
Love is blooming in Molly's garden... Molly McNair needs someone tough to work for her. An oil company is pressuring her to sell her farm, and she's losing workers to intimidation. When Adam Hollister applies, she knows she's found the right man. Solid, fair-minded...and handsome, too. But there's something she doesn't know. Adam, a widower who's been drifting since he lost his family, is a former wildcatter. And his onetime business partner sent him to obtain soil samples from her farm. Molly, whose life is dedicated to providing healthy food for hungry families, has to discover if her love for Adam is deep-rooted enough to survive the truth.
A wife for him-and a mother for his son?Zeke Rossetti likes things to run smoothly. He's the single father of a deaf child, and his job managing offshore oil sites in the Texas Gulf doesn't allow for distractions. Grace Stafford is definitely a distraction.She's searching for a downed plane, hoping to clear her grandfather's World War Two record. Unfortunately, Grace's mission interferes with Zeke's work-and he realizes the quickest way to get rid of her is to help her.Zeke's been burned before. His ex-wife left him and Matthew. As he grows closer to Grace, Zeke begins to suspect she's the woman for him-but can she be a mom for Matthew?
She's all alone - and pregnant! Things have not gone well for Hayley Ryan. Her beloved grandfather is dead. Her no-good ex-husband not only abandoned her for another woman but stole Hayley's inheritance - and left her pregnant. All she has now is a piece of property to camp on - and a secret mine that may or might not produce. He's a rancher with strong family ties - and he's looking for a wife! Jake Cooper is part owner of the Tripple C Ranch in southern Arizona. Hayley Ryan's site is adjacent to the Tripple C. The first time Jake rides into her camp, she points a shotgun at his head - and without even knowing it, takes aim at his heart... Jake's determined to persuade Hayley to trust him and marry him. As for Hayley's baby-to-be - he'd love the chance to be a dad! reissued as Harlequin Heartwarming - Precious Gifts
Garret Logan's dead fiancÉe just walked into his pub. It's been seven years since Colleen died in a car accident, but he hasn't been able to break free of her memory. And now she's back with a new name, claiming not to remember him. . . . Jo Carroll has traveled to Tennessee looking for answers. She's lived a sheltered life since the accident that erased her memory, but now has to face that everything she knew may have been a lie. As the truth emerges, the feelings between her and Garret grow and she's drawn into his world. Before she can commit, however, she needs to know if he loves the woman she was. . . or the one she's become.
Out of the mouths of babes...After a decade away, Greer Bell is returning to Loveless County, hoping for a reconciliation with her family-one that includes their acceptance of her nine-year-old daughter, Shelby. Thanks to the local land-grant program, Greer's also the new owner of a dilapidated property she's turning into a guest ranch. She's risking her financial future on it.But she's risking far more than that on Noah Kelley, the man who wants to marry her despite the town's disapproval and all her efforts to discourage him. Shelby, however, is definitely in favor of having Noah as her dad-and sometimes kids know best.
As a member of Montana's Angel Fleet, Mick Callen has airlifted injured climbers before. But this time is different--because he's more than a little attracted to one of the women he's rescued. However, Hana Egan's situation is complicated; not only is she badly hurt, she's "pregnant. " Hana has no father for her baby, and although she's afraid to give up her independence, Mick wants to take care of her. Theirs might not be the most conventional route to love and family, but he flies her to Los Angeles, where Hana can recuperate and where her son will be born. "A baby in December. . . "
Noelle and the Wise Man by Roz Denny FoxNoelle Hale, who runs her family's Christmas-tree farm in Oregon, has always dreamed of growing the White House tree. The perfect tree. Then newcomer Camden Latimer takes over the farm next door. Will Noelle's dream blind her to the possibilities of a perfect life?One Magic Christmas by Ann DeFeeBah! Humbug. Honey Campbell is definitely a bit of a Scrooge. But when a snowstorm strands her at the Magic Tree Farm with the ex-husband she's never stopped loving--and three kids plus a dog--she just might rediscover the spirit of Christmas!Tanner and Baum by Tanya MichaelsTanner Waide thought he was meant for bigger things than the town of Mistletoe, Georgia, could offer him. But leaving Lilah Baum was his biggest mistake, and now he's determined to make it up to her by ensuring that this Christmas--and each one in their future--is absolutely perfect.
Things have not gone well for Hayley Ryan. Her beloved grandfather is dead. Her ex-husband not only abandoned her for another woman but also stole Hayley's inheritance-and left her pregnant. All she has now is a piece of property to camp on-and a secret mine that might or might not produce. Jake Cooper is part owner of the Triple C Ranch in southern Arizona. Hayley Ryan's campsite is adjacent to the Triple C. The first time Jake rides into her camp, she points a shotgun at his head-and without even knowing it, takes aim at his heart.... Jake is determined to persuade Hayley to trust him and marry him. As for Hayley's baby-to-be-he'd love the chance to be a dad!
Taking a teaching job in a desolate corner of Idaho was Kate Steele's way of making sure her in-laws didn't turn her son, Danny, into a shiftless bronc buster like his father. Except in the middle of nowhere she unexpectedly ran headlong into a genuine buckaroo. . . . Being a good parent and a born rancher were all that mattered to Ben Trueblood-until gutsy Kate came along. Suddenly he found himself explaining to Danny the rodeo circuit wasn't all that exciting. . . and considering the idea of hanging up his spurs. Anything was possible if it meant having Kate.
Duke Fontaine is dead, but he's left behind a daughter no one knew he had. A daughter who's about to inherit one-third of his estate.Noelani Hana is the secret daughter of Louisiana sugar magnate Duke Fontaine-and the secret sister of his children Casey and Jackson. Their existence is as much of a shock to her as hers is to them.Complying with the terms of his will, Noelani travels to Bellefontaine, the family estate and sugar plantation. She wants nothing more than to collect her share of the inheritance and return home to Hawaii.Three things stop her. One, she'll have to wait for the cane harvest, since the Fontaines are land rich and cash poor. Two, she discovers that they apparently have an enemy willing to sabotage Bellefontaine, and as Noelani is now a member of the family, she, too, becomes a target.And three-she meets Adam Ross. A man who's sweet as sugar, sexy as sin and damn good in a crisis!
It all started with a packet of letters found by a woman named April Trent. From the moment April uncovers the love letters inside the walls of a historic Virginia home, she's sure they tell a fascinating story. Faded and seemingly forgotten, the letters lead April to society matriarch Norma Marsh Santini--and her grandson Quinn. Norma knows it's finally time to reveal the truth about her experiences as a World War II spy--and her secret love affair with a man now dead. But the past has a way of reaching into the present, and soon the very basis of Quinn's life comes into question. Only April can help him see that sometimes things aren't quite what they seem-- and that love can be strong enough to survive anything.
A Bridesmaid Thirteen Times Over. But Never a Bride? A painful betrayal drove wedding dress designer Sylvie Shea out of New York City to her North Carolina hometown. Now she outfits the town's brides and secretly works on her own wedding dress -- one Sylvie thinks she'll never wear. Her family -- and practically all the citizens of Briarwood -- have made it their mission to find Sylvie a husband. And when Joel Mercer and his six-year-old daughter, Rianne, move in next door, the matchmakers are sure they've found the perfect candidate. Joel believes Briarwood will be a good place to raise Rianne, and the last thing he wants is to fall in love. But he can't stop thinking about his new neighbor.... Sylvie's secret wedding dress might not stay secret for long! re-issued as Harlequin Heartwarming - The Hope Dress
The child she loves...Mallory Forrester's six-year-old daughter needs a transplant. But Liddy Bea has already rejected Mallory's kidney, and no one else in their immediate family is a viable donor.strong>The child he's never seen...There's only one person left to turn to-Liddy's father. Mallory hasn't seen him in seven years. The problem is, Connor O'Rourke doesn't know he's a father. Yet Mallory will beg him on bended knee if it means saving her child's life.And Connor? Despite the way things ended between him and Mallory, he'd like the chance to be a dad....
She's not only a cop, she's a woman from a traditional Chinese family. Mei Lu Ling's parents strongly disapprove of her career, but she's determined not to let her personal life interfere with her work-especially now that she's been handed a case involving the theft of Chinese antiquities. A case that may implicate her father...Maintaining the precarious balance between her private and professional lives becomes even more difficult when she's assigned to work with Cullen Archer, an insurance investigator with ties to Interpol. Mei finds Cullen, single father of eight-year-old twins, far too attractive for her peace of mind. But she's thrilled that Cullen is just as attracted to her-even if falling in love complicates everything else in her life!
For him, this is the beginning of a new life...Gabe Poston is giving up his job, with all its traveling and high finance, because he's ready for a simpler existence. He might even be ready for a wife and family-and meeting Isabella Navarro only confirms that feeling.For her, this is the end of life as she knew it....Isabella has experienced the ultimate tragedy in a mother's life. She's driven by one goal-justice for her children-and beyond that, nothing has meaning anymore. Even if the handsome Gabe Poston is trying hard to attract her interest-and change her mind. Can they create a life with each other? A life of rediscovered hope, of promise...and love?
Matchmaker Matchmaker "Settle down for a warm, wonderful read by the talented Roz Denny Fox!"-Kristin Hannah Have Matchmakers, Will Marry! Tibby Mack-sweet Tibby Mack. She's twenty-seven, which makes her the youngest resident of Yaqui Springs, a retirement community near California's Salton Sea. The folks there have become her family, her friends...her matchmakers. But since the youngest man in town is sixty-five, the chances of finding Tibby a husband are slim to none. Then...Cole O'Donnell is "enticed" to Yaqui Springs. He meets all the matchmakers' qualifications. Age: 30. Looks: good (make that great!). And he's inherited his grandfather's property. He's the answer to their prayers (though not to Tibby's!). What the matchmakers don't know is that Tibby and Cole have a history. Or that Cole's involved with another woman. Or that Tibby and Cole are at odds over a post office-and a game of golf! What the matchmakers do know is that these two are in love, and that once in a while, love needs a nudge....
A Picture-Perfect Husband? Mack Bannerman is many things-a rancher, a Texan, a father...a widower. His twelve-year-old daughter, Zoey, wants him to remarry, so she enters Mack in a magazine contest, hoping to find a wife for him-and a mother for her. Photojournalist JJ Walker, formerly from Texas, is sent to Turkey Creek Ranch to take photos of him for the feature. But JJ and Mack have a past together. One full of mistakes and misunderstandings that left them both with broken hearts. When Zoey catches on that they used to be involved she'll stop at nothing to make them fall for each other again. Never underestimate a girl who's determined to play cupid!
Fighting for her kids' future shouldn't be this tough. For Rebecca Geroux, nothing is more important than family. So when her daughter's grades slip suddenly, Rebecca knows she has to do something about it. Teaming up with Grant Lane, whose son appears partly to blame for Lisa's troubles, seems like a good idea--until their attraction changes their focus. For Grant, who's just moved to San Antonio, Rebecca is a welcome distraction. Although he's not sure what to make of her request, the fiery redhead is impossible to resist. Nor is he sure he wants to. But will their growing relationship mean more heartache than it's worth?
FOR THEIR SON Texas veterinarian Delaney Blair will do anything to find a bone marrow donor for her four-year-old son, Nickolas. The only likely match is his Argentinean father, Dario. But Dario and Delaney didn't part on good terms. In fact, he doesn't even know he has a son! Delaney travels to Argentina to find him, and Dario, shocked, returns to Texas. It's not long before Nick and Dario become close. Not only that, Dario can't hide the feelings he has for Delaney-feelings that have been there since they met. Dario's family doesn't want him to be with her. But now they have to see if the love between them is strong enough to keep them together.
Daphne Malone has 3 older brothers, all protective to a fault and convinced that their little sister can't take care of herself.