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.
"Settle down for a warm, wonderful read by the talented Roz Denny Fox!"-Kristin Hannah The Lone Spur Ranch Crockett County, Texas Lizbeth Robbins has been following the rodeo circuit for the past six years, learning the farrier's trade, dragging her little girl from town to town. But now her daughter's in school and Lizbeth needs a more permanent job. She's relieved to find one at the Lone Spur: shoeing Gil Spencer's quarter horses. Even if it was his foreman who hired her and the man himself doesn't want her anywhere near his ranch! Gil Spencer hates rodeos-mainly because his ex-wife loves them. While he was busy pulling his ranch out of the red, she was busy pursuing a career as a champion barrel-racer. Worse yet, the ex-Mrs. Spencer abandoned her husband and their twin sons for the dubious charms of some bronc rider. So the last person Gil wants on the Lone Spur is a former rodeo employee. Even if Lizbeth Robbins is the most attractive woman he's met in years. Especially then...
Can she save the ranch-and keep his love? Jenna Wood had her new start all planned out when she bought an ostrich ranch in New Mexico. But from day one, nothing is quite what she expected-especially her tenant, Flynn Sutton. Jenna's daughter, Andee, adores Flynn and his sheepdog, Beezer, but Jenna's not so sure. She feels a connection, but Flynn's a pilot, just like her late husband, and his work brings up painful memories. Still, when someone in town seems to have a grudge against Jenna, Flynn is there to protect her and Andee. Together, they'll find out who's trying to intimidate Jenna, and why. And along the way, the three of them just might become a family...
FAMILY MAN "Settle down for a warm, wonderful read by the talented Roz Denny Fox!" -Kristin Hannah A Child Is Rescued from the Sea Daisy Sloan is B.O.I. ("Born on Island"-Galveson, that is) and a shrimper by trade. One day, she anchors her trawler in a secluded bay called Rum Row, notorious for its illegal exchanges. A luxury yacht anchors nearby-and explodes. There's only one survivor, a little girl. Daisy pulls her from the sea. A Family Man Finds His Lost Daughter Temple Wyatt-owner of hotels and builder of resorts. He adores his only child, five-year-old Rebecca. Then she's kidnapped by her mother (Temple's ex-wife) and disappears without a trace-until she shows up in a Galveston hospital, months later. With her is a woman called Daisy Sloan, a woman who's far too casual, too irreverent-too delightful-for his peace of mind. But Rebecca desperately needs Daisy. Which means that Temple needs her, too. In more ways than he ever could have guessed!
FLINTRIDGE, MICHIGAN It's Kathleen O'Hallaoran's hometown. It's also Slater Kowalski's. And it's a town divided. Kat and her exuberant family live in the part of Flintridge known as the Hill; Slater is from the Ridge. Slater is the president of Flintridge Motors; Kat's family works for his rival. Ridge and Hill have always functioned as almost separate communities, but the boundaries start to blur when Kat goes to work for Slater's company-and even more when she falls in love with him. Still, the course of love is far from smooth. Slater's exciting new project is being sabotaged. From within or without? He needs to know and so does Kat. Then there's the strange behavior of Kat's father and Salter's dad, who have unexpectedly become allies. And what about Kat's brothers, who are determined NOT to welcome Slater to the family?
Can modern women survive the rigors of pioneer life?Professor Nolan Campbell is doubtful. But his sharp-tongued sister, Sherry, wants to prove that today's women can handle anything. She dares Camp to recruit a group of women to reenact the kind of wagon train journey made by settlers of the 1820s. And he accepts, curious what the outcome will be.For single mother Emily Benton, this trip is vital. Emily is desperate to reconnect with her children, and to do that, she's got to remove them from the influence of their indulgent grandparents. Lucky for her, she's as determined and capable as any pioneer. Surrounded by big horses and smart women, Camp discovers that wagon train life isn't what he expected. Sometimes it's fun-not to mention funny-and sometimes it's frightening. Kind of like falling in love. With the beautiful, capable Emily....
The Forked Lightning Ranch, near Callanton, OregonSummer Marsh wants to hang on to her family's cattle spread. It's the only life she knows...and it's her son's legacy.Summer's ex-husband, Frank, sees the ranch as a cash cow-literally. With the collusion of his new girlfriend, he's trying to sell it to a developer at an inflated price. Summer has to come up with almost four million dollars in order to buy Frank out. Impossible! She might be land rich but she's cash poor.Then there's Coltrane Quinn. He's a broken-down soldier and one-time horse breeder, and like Summer, he was betrayed by his ex. Now he's working for the conservation group Save Open Spaces. He's hoping to buy the Forked Lightning on behalf of SOS, which acquires failing ranches in order to preserve the land.Colt's operating in secrecy, so things get complicated when he falls for Summer. They get even more complicated when she falls for him!
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