COMING HOMEFor three months, Lonnie Corteen had been on the trail of Katherine McBride. But when a very pretty, very pregnant female answered the door, the Texas sheriff feared that telling her about the family she'd never known would send her into premature labor.She had a long-lost family! And Katherine had to know where she truly belonged. But when an ice storm forced her to seek shelter at the handsome lawman's ranch-and Lonnie delivered her bouncing baby boy-family suddenly took on a whole new meaning. Especially with this irresistible new family man in the picture!
She couldn't be pregnant... Except apparently she was! Still, Sassy Matthews was a woman on a mission. She'd come to Carson City to find her biological parents-not to faint in the arms of the lawyer who'd met her plane! Of course, finding out she was going to be a mommy didn't exactly fit into her plans either. Now what was a girl to do? Jett Sundell wanted to keep an eye on Sassy-and not just because her new "family" suspected her of being a gold digger. Sassy captured his interest from the second she fainted into his arms, but she was pregnant with another man's child! Jett knew he might be able to provide Sassy with the link to her past, but she might just be the key to his future.
THE MAN OF HER DREAMS?She prided herself on her logic and quick wits-so why, when wearing her grandmother's ring, did Claudia Westfield have visions of an incredibly sexy, utterly captivating man? Determined to solve the problem, Claudia tracked down Hayden Bedford-her dream come to life!Or was he? Her visions showed a man with an incredible yearning in his eyes-and Claudia seemed only to irritate Hayden! But as they searched for the truth, Hayden's glances turned to passion-and with the realization that Hayden closely resembled his grandfather they began to wonder if this time their love might stand a chance....
They said he had striking looks-andNicolette Saddler certainly felt that something had struck her straight in the heart when she first locked eyes with Dr. Ridge Garroway. But Nicolette had had her fill of good-looking, sweet-talking men and she wasn't interested in another one, especially not a sexy cowboy doctor who had secrets of his own. Yet Ridge, unlike anyone she'd ever met, seemed to warm the coldness that filled her. Could he be a man worth catching once and for all?
When Nick Gallagher returns to his hometown for his brother's Christmas wedding, the confirmed bachelor and military man has to exchange his usual army fatigues for the tux of a best man. Nick has never thought about settling down himself, but soon finds his attention straying...mostly to the very pretty neighbor next door.Allison Lee doesn't trust men-especially ones as handsome as Nick. She knows firsthand that they usually run off at the mention of the word commitment, and she won't risk having her heart broken again. But as Allison begins to see the tenderness behind Nick's charming ways, she's finding it harder and harder to give him his marching orders!
Christmas Bells, Wedding BellsWhen Nick Gallagher returned to his hometown for his brother's Christmas wedding, the confirmed bachelor and military man had to exchange his usual army fatigues for something more suitable-the tux of a best man. Nick had never thought about settling down, but soon he found his attention straying...mostly to the very pretty neighbor next door.Allison Lee didn't trust men-especially ones as charmingand handsome as Nick. She knew firsthand that men usually ran off at the mention of the word "commitment." And she couldn't risk having her heart broken again. But even as Allison withdrew, Nick seemed to draw closer...
After her recent heartbreak, all Maura Donovan wanted was to pick up the pieces of her life. Taking a position as nurse to an elderly rancher seemed a perfect temporary tonic. Then she met his grandson....His rugged masculinity mesmerized her. His passion branded her. Quint Cantrell was an impossible man to resist. But he was six years younger--and now she was having his baby....
MERRY CHRISTMAS, COWBOY! You can put him in a cast, but you can't keep Bowie Calhoun down. Broken ankle or no, the flirty cowboy has no intention of spending Christmas lying in bed-unless he has company. The serious-minded nurse who is hired to tend his wounds isn't biting. Ava Archer is a widow; she lost her husband to war. She'd never consider falling for a patient, especially not a "wild child" like Bowie, who battles fires for a living and takes risks just for fun. But the longer Ava stays on at the Silver Horn Ranch, the harder it is to fight Bowie's magnetism. 'Tis the season to be tempted. Is Ava ready to take a risk of her own...on love?
Single mom Angie Malone left Christmas wishes to her daughter. After all, Santa couldn't fix the broken heart Angie'd had since Jubal Jamison married another woman. She had never seen Jubal again. . . not even to say she was carrying his child. But now a miracle might happen for Angie and her little girl. With Jubal hired as the vet for the Sandbur Ranch, there was a chance for father and daughter to find each other. And with Christmas just around the corner, perhaps Jubal and Angie could finally forgive the past--and become the family they'd always wanted to be. . . .
She'd come for the mustangs, Dallas Donovan told herself. Just a quick visit to Boone Barnett's Nevada ranch. Then her truck's engine seized and she stayed the night in the rugged, off-the-charts sexy Boone's home. Had pizza with his daughter, waited for the mechanic-and woke up to a snowfall keeping her in the reclusive rancher's grasp for another few days. Boone didn't believe in Christmas or miracles or a woman who understood his love for this wild untamed land. Yet now Dallas brought decorations and laughter and joy to his home. But what would happen when the snow melted and Christmas was over...?
twins on the doorstep THE RICH RANCHER'S DAUGHTER Bright lights, big cities and a brazenly unfaithful fiancé had fatigued Anna Murdock Sanders and left her longing for home. So she returned to the Bar M, swearing off men forever! But then she met Miguel Chavez... AND THE HIRED HAND The dark, dangerous cowboy sneered at her cool composure. Pronounced her a pampered debutante. And somehow ignited a white-hot desire innocent Anna had never known. She hungered for his kisses, yearned to bear his name...and his child. But what would it take to earn the respect--and love--of this man of land?
Just What Lucinda Needed: A CowboyLucinda Lambert was on the run when rugged Chance Delacroix came to her rescue. But the haven she found in his arms was a joy she knew couldn't last. Leaving was the only way to keep Chance and his family out of danger.Just What the Cowboy Wanted: A Christmas AngelLike an angel, she came out of the raging blizzard-and into his life. Now Chance wasn't about to let this sweet woman go, no matter what kind of stories she told him about "other commitments." By the time Christmas came around, he hoped to get a commitment of his own from Lucinda....
She didn't know which was more dangerous. . . . . . the case that had brought Christina Logan to this south Texas ranch, or the six-foot-three cowboy who was far too sexy for anyone's good. Everything about Lex Saddler screamed Warning! Danger! So why was Christina letting down her guard with the handsome heartbreaker?Lex didn't think he'd ever know the truth about his father's death--until the beautiful private investigator showed up. Christina was willing to risk her life to uncover the truth. Lex had to show her he too could take some risks. Because he'd found the one woman who could touch his heart. . . and he wasn't about to let her go. . . .
Can love change this lonely cowboy?Having struggled for years, Leyla Chee wasn't about to mess up her temporary job as cook on the Chaparral Ranch. That meant focusing on her work, her young son and her dreams of going back to school. And certainly not being tempted by the sexy foreman who devoured her cooking, put a smile on Dillon's face and made her own heart race!But Laramie Jones's strong shoulders seemed ready to share Leyla's burdens. His rough hands smoothed away her cares. And his mouth...well, what he did with that mouth made her blush! Yet Laramie was a man without a real past-could she trust that what he really wanted was a future with her?
Savannah Starr's new boss, Joe McCann, was a rugged, blue-eyed hunk. But the man didn't know a thing about raising a child. . . so Savannah decided it was her job to give Joe some daddy lessons. Joe didn't need anybody telling him how to be a good father. . . especially not Savannah! Why, he was just about to fire his sassy, sexy secretary when she captured his daughter's heart. Joe couldn't deny that he needed some help on the homefront. But he'd already learned his lesson about love and no woman was going to steal his heart again.
TAMING THE WILD COWBOY Nothing shocks horse trainer Finn Calhoun more than learning he's the father of a four-month-old boy! And when the tall, dark, spur-jangling cowboy arrives in Stallion Canyon to meet his baby, Mariah Montgomery has her doubts about his motives. Until a DNA test is done, she insists Finn stay at her ranch-where she can keep an eye on him. Contrary to his image, Finn is only too happy to oblige Mariah-and help to revitalize her own failing ranch and work with her wild mustangs. As his love for her nephew grows, their mutual passions reach new heights, too. But when Finn finally proposes, is he just looking to secure the ranch-for himself? Or can Mariah trust that he truly wants to build a family with her and baby Harry?
A changed man... How did her instant motherhood make Vanessa's boss a different man? While caring for the twins she'd inherited, Vanessa Valdez saw rancher Conall Donovan in a new light. Once a coldhearted businessman, he'd dropped everything to help her care for the newborns. And he was suddenly looking at her with passion in his eyes... Though she'd been half in love with him for years, he'd always been out of her reach. Yet now he was a caring man whose touches thrilled her. Vanessa didn't know why the rugged Conall suddenly wanted her and her new family. But having his arms around her was enough to make her sleepless nights worthwhile...
Jess Malone didn't want to raise his son Daniel alone, but he didn't want to get married, either. He'd already learned that loving a woman didn't guarantee she'd stay. But Jess couldn't deny his son a mother. And Daniel had his heart set on Hannah Dunbar. Hannah couldn't believe it! Jess Malone had popped the question! As a girl, she had secretly loved the handsome town rebel from afar. Now she wondered if she could marry a man who would never return her love.
She's on the trail...Everyone knew that Tyler Pickens was the grumpiest, most reclusive rancher in town. But Deputy Sheriff Rosalinda Lightfoot hadn't realized he was also the sexiest.... When her arson investigation brought her face-to-face with Ty, she couldn't deny the flutter his green-eyed gaze ignited. But she was wary of men with secrets-and Tyler had plenty.Tyler couldn't deny his instant connection to Rosalinda or the feelings he'd thought long dead. But his betrayed heart wasn't so easy to heal. As the excitement heated up and secrets came to light, could Rosalinda and Tyler forget their pasts and make their own future?
She'd never thought she had a crush on her grumpy boss-but when Russ Hollister announced he was leaving his vet practice, the thought of not seeing him every day struck Laurel Stanton hard. Then his next proposal-that she move with him to a ranch and continue to be his assistant-made her rethink everything....For Russ, to focus on the horses and cattle on the Cantrell ranch was the chance of a lifetime. But suddenly, facing a day without lovely Laurel's patience, smile and soothing touch would be pure purgatory. He'd made her one offer-but should he make her another?
Princess Dominique Stanbury's father was missing, presumed dead, and she had to be strong for the sake of her family. The only one she could turn to was Marcus Kent, her father's devastatingly handsome High Counsel-and the older man who could still make her heart race. Then, in the midst of the turmoil, Dominique revealed her closely guarded secret-the baby growing within her-and the ever-honorable Marcus proposed marriage. But was Marcus's proposal made out of devotion for his king... or love for the beautiful princess?
The moment he saw his new neighbor, Jack Barrett was intrigued. Grace Holliday had a sweetness the cynical lawyer hadn't encountered in a long time. Yet he realized she was much too young for him. And very obviously pregnant- But something kept drawing him to her. Before long, he was deeply involved in her life. Too involved. Jack soon understood that with Grace, it would have to be forever or nothing, and he'd been down that road before. He had no plans to make a commitment-to anyone. Even if she was carrying his nephew's child...
BE MY (OFFICE) VALENTINE Wes Robinson may be part of the lost Fortune family, but he's more concerned with the fortunes of Robinson Tech. On Valentine's Day, his company will be rolling out a new computer app that will-allegedly-fix users up with their ideal mate. Wes has nothing against amour; he just has no faith in the perfect, lasting kind. He'll take a passionate fling any day. Tell that to Vivian Blair, however. Wes's longtime employee with the earnest heart has complete faith that her app will work. So when she and Wes are challenged to use My Perfect Match themselves, it's game on. What follows is a series of dating debacles-and Viv's horrifying suspicion that her Mr. RIght might be her curmudgeonly boss in the cubicle next door...
EVERYONE ASKED HIM WHEN HE PLANNED TO FIND A GOOD WOMAN. MAYBE SHE'D JUST WALKED IN THE DOOR.Quito Perez did not know what to make of it. There he was, minding his own business when who should stroll in but Clementine Jones. She looked as stunning as ever-blue eyes, long blond hair, expensive jewelry-and as out of place as a kitten in a cattle yard.Catching sight of him in the restaurant sent Celementine into shock. His mahogany skin, flinty Navajo gaze and quiet voice brought back searing memories that made her burn with desire. Now she understood why she'd returned to Aztec. First she had to convince the sheriff that she was no longer the flighty, immature girl who had walked out on him years ago. Then she had to steal back his heart.
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