Guido Bartaldi was the kind of powerful, sensual man Clare would normally run a mile from. But Guido had other ideas...
Two years ago, Allie fled an unhappy marriage for France, where she met irresistible Remy de Brizat. But they were driven apart when he discovered her secret. Allie was distraught, and her only comfort was her discovery that she was pregnant with his baby. Now Allie has returned to France, realizing she has to tell Remy about his child. Remy offers her what she always wanted: marriage. But though he might worship her with his body, she knows this wedding is only for the baby's sake. . . .
Kidnapped and held for ransomThings like this just don't happen to Maddie Lang! She grew up in a sleepy little English village, so never expected a research trip to Italy would end in her being held captive by the infamous Count Valieri.His price? Her innocence!Holding her under lock and key in his luxurious casa, the count is ready to strike a deal-one with an unconventional method of payment! As much as Maddie wills her traitorous body not to respond, his practiced touch sparks the first flickers of what could become dangerously addictive flames....
For handsome Italian count Alessio Ramontella, seducing women comes as naturally as breathing. Alessio lives his life based on two criteria: first that success and satisfaction are guaranteed, and second that all his dealings are discreet and conducted between mutually consenting parties. Then he meets innocent English beauty Laura Mason. She's sweet, tempting. . . ;and off-limits. Alessio must decide: should he ruthlessly pursue Laura until she gives in?
SEDUCED! Nic Xandreou thought Katie was a gold digger out to trap his brother into marriage. Camilla knew her sister better and was determined to champion her cause even if it meant a visit to Xandreou's stronghold on the island of Karthos. Camilla Dryden had always been the sensible one in her family, but she had walked into the lion's den, not realizing the risk she was running. Nic Xandreou wasn't accustomed to hearing the word no. Especially from a woman. He was a dangerously sexy man used to women who were sweet, docile and silent! Camilla was anything but. She seemed to enjoy their war of words as much as he. And, as Nic was eager to prove, there was one place they'd be sure to agree--the bedroom!
The prodigal lover...Lydie had grown up too close to Marius Benedict to remain immune to her stepcousin's fatal charm. But Marius had merely seduced and abandoned her, leaving town under a cloud of scandal. Five long years and, no doubt, a dozen meaningless affairs later, Marius had walked back into her life, looking for all the world as if he owned it! The trouble was, he did.As far as Marius was concerned, it was Lydie who was the deceiver. He had been away a long time-just long enough to have planned his revenge on Lydie Benedict down to the first quiver of her lips....Forbidden!-when passion knows no reason...
Before her heart became the latest one discarded in wild abandon by the even wilder Darius Maynard, housekeeper Chloe Benson fled her beloved village. Returning home years later, she finds the notorious rogue's flashing green eyes and mocking comments still infuriate...and excite her!Suddenly upgraded from spare to heir, Darius is enduring an onslaught of personal torment. However, he's been the black sheep of the Maynard family for as long as the gossipmongers can remember. And there are some old habits-indulging in beautiful women, for example-that Darius has no intention of breaking....
When Emily Blake innocently kissed formidable Italian count Rafael Di Salis, she didn't know that she was bound by her late father's wishes to marry him. Emily agreed to be the count's wife until she reached twenty-one. . . ;. Count Rafael has bided his time. He's kept his passions under iron control for two years-his bride was young and he did not want to claim her until she was woman enough to handle him. But now she has come of age, she will be his!
Powerful Italian Marco Valante was used to taking what he wanted-and he wouldn't let a little thing like Flora's engagement stand in the way! Flora had been trying to convince herself she was happy with her steady fiancé, but her head hadn't stopped spinning since she'd literally bumped into Marco!The sexy tycoon wasted no time in whisking her away to his villa-for privacy, passion and a surprise marriage proposal. Marco was determined to marry Flora before she could discover their accidental meeting hadn't been quite so innocent....
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Harlequin® Presents brings you four new titles for one great price with bonus Christmas Short Story--Christmas at The Chatsfield by Maisey Yates! This Presents box set includes: TALOS CLAIMS HIS VIRGIN (The Kalliakis Crown) by Michelle Smart Prince Talos Kalliakis crossed Europe to find exquisite violinist Amalie Cartwright. But rumor has it that Amalie won't perform, and now Talos has her hidden away in his villa, where sources suggest he's claimed the most private of performances! THE INNOCENT'S SINFUL CRAVING (Seven Sexy Sins) by Sara Craven When innocent Dana Grantham has the opportunity to return to the life she craves, she encounters Zac Belisandro! He's tainted her life before, and now he has an outrageous proposition--he'll give Dana her heart's desire if she marries him! BACK IN THE BRAZILIAN'S BED (Hot Brazilian Nights!) by Susan Stephens Dante Barracca knows Karina Marcelos is the best person to organize the Gaucho Cup. But the woman he hires is a shadow of the girl he once knew. Dante will stop at nothing until he lifts the lid on Karina's secret! CAUGHT IN HIS GILDED WORLD by Lucy Ellis Burlesque dancer Gigi Valente will stop at nothing to defend her home. Khaled Kitaev thinks she's just another gold digger. But when her attempts to get his attention are caught on camera, the powerful Russian must usher Gigi into his world! Be sure to collection Harlequin® Presents' December 2015 Box set 2 of 2!
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Once upon a time and far away, Joanna Vernon found herself as the ultimate prize in a dangerously high-stakes card game. When the last hand had been revealed, the knowing curl of Vassos Gordanis's lip told her he had every intention of claiming his winnings.... Though no setting could be more beautiful than Vassos's private island, to Joanna the Aegean Sea was merely a turquoise-hued prison wall. In the Gordanis house, a woman was expected to know her place, and this gorgeous Greek knew this was exactly how he planned to settle the score....
"All property, I bequeath to Andre Duchard..." As the final words of Virginia Mason's stepfather's will are read, the silence in the room is deafening. Suddenly, innocent Ginny's life has shattered. With no inheritance, her future-and her family's-is entirely in the hands of enigmatic Frenchman Andre Duchard. Andre is outrageously attractive and everything that Ginny despises in a man-arrogant and cynical. But one devastatingly sensual kiss later, virgin Ginny is already in over her head! How can she convince Andre she's not part of his inheritance when she so desperately yearns for his complete possession?
Laine waited for her handsome new husband, Daniel Flynn, to come to her on their wedding night--knowing that their marriage was a sham. Daniel didn't love her--he was just fulfilling a promise he'd made to take care of her. . . So Laine fled--a married woman, but still an innocent!Two years later, broke and vulnerable, Laine has to face Daniel again. And this time Daniel will take the wedding night that should have been his. . .
Everything she's ever wanted... Abandoned as a child, the stately mansion Dana Grantham called home symbolized the security she so desperately wanted. She dreamed of a future within its four walls until a shameful scandal-and billionaire Zac Belisandro-drove her away. ...at a price! Now Dana has the opportunity to return to the life she craves, but she comes face-to-face with Zac. He's tainted her life once before, and now he has an outrageous proposition-he'll give Dana her heart's desire if she gives him her hand in marriage...and her innocence on their wedding night!
3 Harlequin Presents stories featuring passionate Italian men: The Italian's Marriage Demand by Diana Hamilton, The Marchese's Love-Child by Sara Craven, and Public Wife, Private Mistress by Sarah Morgan. The Italian's Marriage Demand Millionaire Italian Ettore Severini was ready to marry-until he learned that Sophie Lang's innocent sensuality disguised a petty thief!When Ettore saw Sophie again, she was living in desperate poverty-with a baby. She denied the child was Ettore's-but then she denied the theft, too. . . ;. Ettore had never forgotten her. Now marriage would bring him his son. . . ;revenge. . . ;and Sophie, at his mercy! The Marchese's Love-Child When aristocratic Alessandro Valessi discovers the existence of his love child, he is determined to be part of Polly Fairfax's life! But Polly has been raising the child alone-and she doesn't want or need her son's father, especially after the arrogant Italian count hurt her so badly. . . . But Alessandro leaves Polly no choice; he will fight her for custody of their child, unless Polly does as he commands. . . and agrees to marry him immediately! Public Wife, Private Mistress Only one woman can help arrogant Rico Crisanti's injured sister: his estranged wife, Anastasia. In public: Rico demands that Stasia be the perfect wife-loyal, doting and faithful!In private: She will be a slave to his passionate demands. However, Rico hadn't bargained on becoming infatuated with Stasia. Stasia fears that once Rico's sister recovers she will be cast aside. . . . Will her role as Rico's wife be over for good?
Joanna had been an inexperienced 18-year-old when she'd married Gabriel Verne. She'd loved her new husband but had been devastated to discover that he'd simply married her out of duty. When the honeymoon was over, so was their marriage....But then Gabriel returned home to claim his inheritance-- and his wife! By the terms of his late father's will, he and Joanna must live together as man and wife for a year. Joanna was determined to resist, but Gabriel wanted her back-- whatever it took!
Ros Craig wished shed never let her stepsister persuade her to accept a blind date! Meeting Sam Hunter could have been love at first sight - if only Ros hadnt been pretending to be someone else. . . . How could she admit to this sexy stranger that shed lied? Sam Hunter had equally hidden motives for accepting a blind date. But once hed met Ros, he wanted to see her again - and again. . . . Could their blind date really lead to marriage?
"Your husband loves another woman."The note was signed "A Friend," but no friend would ever do that to another woman. Could it be true? Was Kate Lassiter's marriage falling apart? She still loved her husband, Ryan, still thrilled at his touch, but how long was it since they'd last made love?On the surface they had it all: successful careers, a lovely home and the perfect marriage. But if Ryan had committed the ultimate betrayal, then revenge was no answer. Kate wanted her husband back and she was prepared to fight to keep him. Because while her marriage was under suspicion there was no way she could tell Ryan she was expecting his baby!
The blackmail affair As a teenager, Adrien was infatuated with Chay Haddon, and she was devastated when her family banished him, claiming he'd betrayed their trust. Chay disappeared vowing revenge . . . Adrien is shocked when years later, the tables are turned and she finds herself at Chay's mercy. Now rich and devastatingly handsome, he's the only one who can save her from scandal. But he has a price: he'll help her, but only if her becomes his mistress!
Dear Santa. Please can I have a new nanny? I'd like her to be good at stories, games and kind to teddy bears. . . oh and to Daddy. . . I really want a mummy but Daddy says she isn't coming back and he's doing his best to get me a new one, but in the meantime I have to have a nanny to look after me. Love Tara.
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