Italian by birth, this street urchin lived a life of extreme poverty until he escaped to Brazil-where he cast off his roots, took a new name and pulled himself up from the streets. Now Rio D'Aquila is beyond wealthy, with a reputation for being uncompromising in business...and incomparable in bed! But on meeting vulnerable Isabella Orsini, he feels something deep within him stir, and he finds himself pretending to be that long-forgotten man. Passion flares and their affair spirals, but Isabella still doesn't know that her lover has lied to her. Who is the real Rio D'Aquila?
Destination: Rome Attractions: the Colosseum, Vatican City...and Nicolo Sabatini New World woman versus Old World man--it's more than just a culture clash when American fashion model Caroline Bishop meets Prince Nicolo Sabatini. Certainly to a woman of the nineties, this Roman hunk's views on love are as antiquated as the ruins of his city. And, given half a chance, perhaps as eternal....
A vengeful proposal . . . Joe Romano had amassed a fortune on the stock exchange, and his dark good looks made women fall at his feel, but he had yet to please his Italian grandmother by finding a nice girl to marry. Joe loved his Nonna dearly, and reluctantly accepted her gift of a live-in cook . . . on blonde, beautiful, blue-blooded Lucinda Barry -- who couldn't boil an egg. Lucinda was willing to cope with almost anything. She would cook in Mr. Romano's microwave, even manage a pretend engagement . . . but she drew the line at sharing his bed!
Two Crowns, Two Islands, One Legacy. Discover the first four books in the Royal House of Karedes miniseries, plus a bonus story by Sandra Marton!The islands of Adamas have been torn into two rival kingdoms: gorgeous Greek princes reign supreme over glamorous Aristo, while smoldering sheikhs rule the desert island of Calista. The Stefani coronation diamond was split as a symbol of their feud. . . but it's now missing! Whether by seduction, blackmail or marriage, the jewel must be found, for whoever reunites the diamonds will rule all. The journey begins in these five stories: The Prince's Mistress by Sandra Marton, Billionaire Prince, Pregnant Mistress by Sandra Marton, The Playboy Sheikh's Virgin Stable-Girl by Sharon Kendrick, The Prince's Captive Wife by Marion Lennox, and The Sheikh's Forbidden Virgin by Kate Hewitt.
Caleb Wilde, infamous attorney, has a merciless streak and a razor-sharp mind...Years of relentless work have hardened Caleb's heart-until one New York night changes everything. Now, he's haunted by the memory of tangled sheets, unrivaled passion and one woman-Sage Dalton.The siren of his dreams is, in reality, the woman who played him for a fool-but still nothing can satiate his burning desire for her. So when he learns that Sage has something very precious that belongs to him, a gift from their one night, Caleb will stop at nothing to claim it!
An accident... Amnesia.... A chance to fall in love again! David Adams is going to have to let his wife back into his life. He'd been about to divorce Joanna, when she had the accident. True, she's undergone a complete personality change since then, and has turned back into the lovely girl he married. But does that mean he's going to fall right back in love with her? David is convinced that what he feels for Joanna right now is lust. But he must resist their reborn attraction... because, once Joanna's memory has returned, this pretense of a real marriage must surely be over...?
Valentine Male...When Matt Romano proposed closing down Chic magazine, Susannah was determined to stop him in his tracks. He was a boardroom barracuda!She came up with a brilliant plan to boost Chic's circulation: find the sexiest man alive and feature him as the Valentine's Day centerfold. But Matt insisted on supervising her search. Suddenly Susannah was surrounded by half a dozen gorgeous guys, all vying to get between the sheets-of her magazine, of course. But she longed to be seduced by Matt, who got her vote as the world's sexiest man!
Can love triumph when it's held hostage by culture clash? Meet three irresistible desert princes who have it all--looks, charm, wealth and sexiness to spare. When three captivating, desirable Western beauties enter their lives--spirited, independent, defiant women so utterly unlike those from their homeland--how can they fail to fall for them, and fall hard? But a sheikh is accustomed to getting everything he wants on his own terms. And love can't be won that way--it must be earned, not commanded. Prepare to be swept away by the blazing heat and breathtaking passion of desert romance at its finest in three riveting stories by top selling Harlequin Presents author Sandra Marton. Bundle includes: The Sheikh's Defiant Bride, The Sheikh's Wayward Wife and The Sheikh's Rebellious Mistress.
Dressed only in a skimpy sequin-studded bikini is not the way Rachel Donnelly wants to meet Sheikh Karim al Safir. Especially when he is so devastatingly handsome-and fully clothed!Karim is horrified that this is the mother of his newly discovered nephew. His raging pulse at the sight of Rachel's barely dressed body belies his reputation as the sheikh with no heart, but he'll live up to it to ensure that the heir to the throne is raised in Alcantar!
Despite his attraction to her, Sheikh Qasim is trying not to take Megan O'Connell to his wealthy but tradition-bound kingdom; women have no status in his homeland. Yet, as no one else has Megan's financial expertise, he is given no choice. Once in Suliyam, Megan finds her life threatened by tribal leaders who think she's a woman of loose morals. The only way Qasim can save Megan - and her reputation - is to marry her!
Tariq, Crown Prince of Dubaac, had to produce an heir and duty demanded he choose a wife who would obey him--day and night. Then, by an extraordinary twist of fate, Madison Whitney became pregnant with Tariq's child. But outspoken career girl Madison certainly wasn't obedient! Tariq had to claim his defiant bride and their baby--through seduction and even kidnapping. . . .
For Sheikh Salim al Taj, it's strictly business. But one night with his employee Grace Hunter and his focus is changed--now he wants her exclusively! When Salim ends their passionate affair, he can't believe it when Grace walks out on her job, apparently taking company secrets with her. He resolves to bring his runaway rebellious mistress to heel--slowly, pleasurably and mercilessly. . . .
Sheikh Khalil al Hasim is more than happy to escort feisty Layla Addison back to his desert kingdom and hand her over to her betrothed. But he's almost as horrified as she is by the lecherous man she's being forced to marry! With steely determination, Khalil demands she become his bride instead! Layla's powerless to resist his wicked good looks, but he's arrogant and overbearing. Has this rebellious bride just jumped from the frying pan into the fire?
A Sicilian courtship:Fast and furious--the sex was fantastic. But Briana O'Connell's explosive encounter with wealthy Sicilian Gianni Firelli was just for the moment, not a lifetime--wasn't it?A Sicilian marriage:Formal and forever--Gianni had news for Briana: the tragedy that had brought them together in grief-fuelled passion had also resulted in their both being named as joint guardians of a baby girl--for whose sake, Gianni insisted, they must marry!
When it comes to women, Stefano Lucchesi thinks he's known them all. But Fallon O'Connell is beautiful and wealthy in her own right and appears to need no one. Stefano's determined to have her, body and soul....Fallon is determined to resist! Until an accident threatens her beauty and ends her supermodel career. Now she needs Stefano's help, even if that means surrender. Because only the Sicilian's passion can heal her body and restore her soul....
Sicilian tycoon Dante Russo has become rich and successful the hard way. So there's no mercy in his heart when he hears that Taylor Sommer's business is struggling. She's the woman who ended their affair three years ago, and her present plight is perfect-for Dante to blackmail her back into his bed and get his desire for her right out of his system. Tally's now the mother of a lovely little girl, news which only serves to harden Dante's heart further and intensify his need to possess. But rich and ruthless though he may be, even Dante isn't immune to the magic of Christmas and the miracles it brings. . . ;.
WHEN JUST ONE NIGHT LEADS TO A WHOLE LIFETIME. . . . It was something Slade had never done before. But Lara Stevens had the face of an angel, and--like him--was facing an overnight delay to her plane. Before he knew it, he was suggesting they spend their time together. . . . When Lara looked into Slade Baron's eyes, they were her undoing. No man had ever looked at her this way, or made her feel this way. Who would she hurt if she accepted his invitation? He wanted her, and she wanted. . . A baby.
'I cannot imagine a virgin would return a kiss with such fervor. 'Prince Lucas Reyes is angry. His grandfather is forcing him into marriage with penniless Alyssa McDonough who's pretending she's untouched by any man. But the intense sexual chemistry between them tells him otherwise. . . Lucas's fiery royal blood is roused! He'll force Lyssa to go to Spain with him, where he can get their marriage annulled. Because he'd swear that she's pure, uninhibited mistress material, and never a virgin bride!
LANDON'S LEGACYWhen a will leads to a wedding....It's Kyra's turn:"My father's legacy allowed me to assert my independence after years of being the pampered Landon 'princess'. But I've discovered independence has its own problems. Antonio Rodrigo Cordoba del Rey will help me...but at a price! He wants to own me, body, heart and soul. Pride prevents me from calling on my family for help-but if I succumb to Antonio's terms, I know I'll never be free again!"This is the final story in Sandra Marton's gripping series, Landon's Legacy-where four hearts are unleashed by one man's bequest.
Is it coincidence that Tyler Kincaid has arrived at the Baron family mansion just as patriarch Jonas Baron is deciding who should inherit? There's something about this arrogant stranger that makes Caitlin McCord's hackles rise. Caitlin is Jonas's stepdaughter and manager of the ranch, and she's ready to do battle!Tyler makes it plain he wants two things: to know about long-buried secrets and to have Caitlin. Caitlin can't deny the fiery attraction between them, but she's wary. Does Tyler intend to seduce her simply to find out the truth about his past?
Uncut Bundle Get 3 books for one low price! Included are Desert Virgin and Captive in His Bed by Sandra Marton and Virgin For Sale by Susan Stephens. Virgin For Sale by Susan Stephens:Constantine Zagorakis has left poverty behind to become a billionaire known for his ruthless tactics.... Lisa Bond has defied her past, too; now she's independent and successful. Their deal: One week on Constantine's private island to talk business--and he'll show her the pleasure of being with a real man.... But when the week is over, and their working deal sealed, both may pay a price on which they hadn't bargained.... Desert Virgin by Sandra Marton:Cameron Knight is a fearless troubleshooter on a mission in the desert kingdom of Baslaam.... Leanna DeMarco is a ballerina; she's been abducted to dance for the sultan of Baslaam.... When the sultan offers Leanna to Cam, he sees a way to escape with her across the sands. But she's temptation! Can Cam resist taking the sultan's gift?Captive in His Bed by Sandra Marton: Matthew Knight is ex-security services and half-Comanche Native American. He's as rough, tough and dedicated in the field of risk management as they come. Mia Palmieri is an ordinary woman caught up in an extraordinary situation. Matthew is on Mia's case to unearth the truth about her, and his only option is to kidnap her! But while she's held prisoner in his luxury hideaway, she can't resist his hard-muscled handsomeness. And though their lovemaking is hot and savage, Mia's still got a secret mission to fulfill....
Olivia Harris was desperate! She needed money...and fast. Trouble was, the only person she could turn to for help was the last man who could offer it. Edward Archer wanted the truth behind Olivia's relationship with his stepfather, but she was determined to keep her secrets! So when Edward started taking over Olivia's life, she was worried. Instead of hating Edward, she began to like him all too much...but how could she? She was a woman accused and Edward had set himself up as prosecutor, judge and jury...and Olivia's only defense was love!
Daniel Thorpe was tall, dark and gorgeous, with money to burn. And from the first moment he saw Miranda Stuart--naked!--he knew she was going to be trouble...and that he wanted her whatever the cost!Miranda might be financially challenged, but that didn't mean she was ready to be bought! However, when a man like Daniel offered to take you to Paris, it was tempting to accept, and think about what he really had in mind--later...