Playing royal bodyguard to Mathiaz de Marigny, the seductive Baron Montravel, was a temptation few women could resist. But the moment he was out of harm's way, Jacinta Newnham had fled his chateau-and abandoned memories of moonlit nights that left them both weak with unfulfilled passion.Now stricken with amnesia and in danger once again, Mathiaz summoned Jacinta back to his side. Jacinta vowed to protect his life, but the greater peril was to her heart-and the haunting secret she could never reveal. When the truth surrounding Mathiaz's accident-and Jacinta's connection to it-surfaced, would he force her to leave, or refuse to let her go again...?
Billionaire James Langford had money, power, influence. . . but none of it mattered. Finding his missing child consumed his every waking thought. Because he needed to locate young Genevieve and claim her as his rightful heir. . . before time ran out. But when James finally found his precious daughter, she came with a strong-willed, beautiful guardian who proved to be a formidable rival. And with little time to spare, James knew that the alluring Zoe Holden would simply have to become his bride. . . .
"YOU'RE JOEL'S FATHER."For Sam Winton, Haley Glen's revelation was a sword through the heart. Sure, he and the pudgy bundle shared the same ebony hair, the same blue eyes, but Sam knew better than this mistress of deception that his bloodlines would course through no woman's baby....Haley had infiltrated Sam's exclusive residence to make The Beast pay for rejecting her pregnant sister. She'd expected to meet a man of ice, but unexpectedly discovered a man of passion...and honor. Was it possible her sister had been mistaken, that Sam's denials were truth? Or had she not only fallen for the enemy, but for his lies...?
When Prince Josquin de Marigny swept struggling single mom Sarah Mclnnes into a limo, he revealed a secret. Sarah's father had been in line for the Valmont throne-and now her son was the heir! The brooding, blue-eyed prince promised Sarah everything she'd ever dreamed of if she would remain in Carramer-except his heart....Baffled and bewildered by the sense of homecoming, Sarah was torn. Josquin had given her a new family, but he'd also investigated her past, lied to bring her to Carramer and he'd be regent for her son. So once he took her in his arms, could she trust the promises he made?
Dynamic, unfeeling and iron-willed... Slade Benedict was all those things--but given that he was also Eden Lyle's boss, she found it impossible to protest when he commandeered her holiday plans. But what she hadn't counted on was the disturbing attraction between them. Eden knew she must keep him at arm's length--not only to protect herself but also to keep him from discovering the secret of her past....
A child taken from her loving arms too soon. So Tara McNiven swallowed her tears, bolstered her pride and vowed never to let Zeke Blaxland know about the family that might have been. . . . But when Zeke burst unexpectedly into her life once more, Tara could keep no secrets from this determined, mesmerizing man. For Zeke not only demanded her kiss, he demanded answers. And what he discovered filled Tara with a powerful hope. Zeke claimed their baby was still alive and only needed to be found. Now, as they searched side by side, she discovered the powerful truth: that she had never stopped loving Zeke, or dreaming of their future family. . . .
Dream or deception? Men fall over themselves to be in Lisa Alexander's company. She can handle her boss, who clearly fancies her, but the persistent journalist who wants an exclusive on her famous relations is harder to deter. And then there is Harry Blake. She loved him five years ago, and now he is acting as her savior by offering her refuge on his private island. It's the island of her dreams, but is Harry after more from her than a rekindling of their past affair?
Conflicting desires...Sarah Fox has never let a man come between her and her high-profile career as a TV reporter, until a handsome stranger saves her life...and shows her other, more rewarding ways of spending her time!Since a tragic brush with the pres, Luke Ansfield has had no desire to be back in the limelight. Sadly, his desire to be with Sarah keeps thrusting him into it.Luke could encourage her to change careers, but can he live with himself if he stands in the way of Sarah's future? Maybe he should convince her to leave him-but can he live without her?
Her past was about to catch up with her! The film industry had devastated Anne Fleming's life as a child. But she had come a long way since then, leaving her past well behind. Everything was threatened with exposure, though, when film director Tom Callander arrived on the scene. He was demanding her help, and she would have to give it-grudgingly-to keep her secret safe. She certainly didn't need to like the man, but the chemistry was hard to ignore....
Back in her lush, beloved Carramer, Carissa Day purchased the perfect B and B for raising her babies-to-be. Trouble was, an aristocratic "intruder" proved she'd been swindled-her new home was actually his royal lodge. Worse, he proved to be Carissa's teenage crush, Eduard de Marigny, Marquis of Merrisand-now more irresistible than ever.Penniless and pregnant-with triplets!- Carissa had to flee. Eduard, however, had other ideas. Namely, a partnership giving Carissa a title and protection-and giving him an instant heir. Still, even with reignited passion burning between them, even with a kingdom at her feet, could Carissa wed her first and only love-and forever forsake having his heart?
HE'D SAVED HER LIFE<P><P> When the riptide unloosed her, Allie Carter washed ashore at the feet of Lorne de Marigny, monarch of Carramer. A prince unparalleled in handsomeness... and in having his desires fulfilled. And he demanded that Allie remain at his villa with him and his son. <P> COULD SHE RESCUE A PRINCE?<P> Acting as adorable Nori's companion silenced those who'd question Allie's relationship with the widower prince. But Allie needed to know why Lorne seemed so tortured. Why he rarely spoke of his wife, when his child so desperately wanted a mother. And if there was a place for her with Lorne and his son...<P> THE CARRAMER CROWN<P> One by one, royal siblings discover passion more powerful than any monarchy.
As security adviser to the monarch of Carramer, Serena Cordeaux was used to handling high-profile national threats. But after intercepting information that suggested Garth Remy-a sexy man from her past-was the true heir to the throne, she found herself guarding the one man who could rock the country's political foundation-and her own solitary, career-focused life.Former navy diver Garth Remy didn't need a baby-sitter, even if she was the model-stunning woman who'd haunted his dreams. He vowed to uncover the plot against the crown and prove once and for all he was no prince. But would spending so much time with Serena drive Garth toward the truth-or her bed?
Wild at heart? "Don't even think about running away. We have an agreement and I intend to hold you to it." Stuck in the Australian outback, Jill knew that Bryan McKinley intended that she should pay for her mistake-in full! But how could she refuse him? If only for her brother's sake, she would have to go along with Bryan's plans and hope that she could keep her feelings for him strictly under control! After all, what other choice was there when he was already committed to someone else?
It's Important You Read This Letter!Dear Mr. Branden,I'm sure you receive thousands of letters, but this one is different, so please, please read on....How Penny wished her young niece had never written that desperate plea! For, with a cruel twist of fate, it brought Reid Branden back into her life... Years ago, the loss of his love and his trust had bruised her tender heart, but the memory of his kisses still lingered. Confronted with his powerful charisma a second time, could Pennny hold on to the lessons of the past?
HE WAS A PRINCESince Carramer law stated he must marry a princess or forfeit the throne, Prince Maxim de Marigny had avoided romantic entanglements. But then a chance encounter with a strikingly beautiful-and startlingly antiroyal-woman made him wonder if he was more man than monarch!WHO COULDN'T BE TEMPTED BY LOVEAnnegret West was unimpressed with titled men and majestic trappings, but His Royal Heartthrob Prince Maxim made her jaded heart flutter! Yet despite her growing emotional attachment, marriage with Maxim wasn't in her future. How could Annegret expect Maxim to sacrifice his crown? If only she had been born royal....
SHE WAS A PRINCESS...And should get whatever she wanted, right? But Giselle de Marginy wanted to be Keeper of Merrisand Castle, and due to Carramer's laws, only marriage could earn her the title. Yet for the independent princess, wedded bliss held no appeal-until a masked ball brought her face-to-face with the most mesmerizing blue eyes she had ever seen....IN SEARCH OF HER PRINCEWidowed single father Bryce Laws was surprised by Giselle's proposal. A marriage of convenience would secure her position and provide a mother for his young daughter. But could Bryce really wed the passionate princess in name only, when he wanted so much more?
"Princess in Secret Love Tryst"Princess Talay Rasada's reputation was compromised the minute the newspapers carried the phoptograph of her kissing the rugged Australian, Jase Clendon. Outraged, he wondered if ithad been a desperate ploy to get him to leave her island. He wasn't about to let her intended husband's challenge drive him away-no matter what danger was involved.Talay feared what would happen if Jase won her heart. He couldn't want to marry such an inexperienced woman, and she shouldn't want to marry such a seductive playboy....
"My horse and my secret against your land." Princess Adrienne de Marigny had issued edicts before, but this one was different...and dangerous. Long before arrogant rancher Hugh Jordan had infiltrated her kingdom-and her fantasies-Adrienne had vowed to be a successful breeder of horses, using her prize stallion Carazzan. But Hugh desired to own Carazzan-and to bend the princess to his will. And the man had some bargaining power: her deeply held secret...and her soul-deep passion for him. Yet neither could foresee what events the princess's proposal would unleash...
"This is kidnapping. You won't get away with it!" Linden was outraged! Not only did Steed Dare believe her to be a heartless gold digger, he was convinced she planned to interfere with his favorite cousin's wedding-and was determined to stop her! But wasn't holding her captive on his island rather drastic? The trouble was, in the beautiful surroundings of a tropical paradise, Linden found herself growing increasingly aware of Steed's masterful, dauntingly masculine charm. He'd managed to abduct her-could he hijack her heart, as well...?
Trapped-by a prince! Norah Kelsey had been duped. Duped into marrying a prince-His Royal Highness Prince Philippe Rasada, no less! There were, of course, worse things in life than marrying a prince-unless you didn't love him. And Norah was quite sure she didn't love Philippe-worse, she hardly knew him. So, how had Norah got herself into this mess? Well, that was a long story-but one thing was for sure: she had to get out of it, fast! Yet, escape from her "royal fiancé" wasn't going to be easy, because for some reason HRH Philippe was determined to keep her close....
Princess Nadia Kamal was preparing to marry the man her father had chosen. Then mysterious Gage Weston appeared. The bold so-called diplomat forced her to face her most secret passions and showed her that a woman must fulfill her heart's desires. Gage's smooth confidence hid the most important mission of his life: investigating Nadia's fiancé-and Nadia-as possible traitors. Then the spy's suspicion turned to blazing desire. The solution? Woo the princess without exposing his own royal roots. . . ;or losing his heart. . . ;.
Deception...or desire? Terise O'Neill has a goal-revenge for her stepsister Clair's unhappy marriage. She needs to get close to Ryan Westmore, and a job in his home-as nanny to his and Clair's twin girls-provides her with the ideal opportunity. Close proximity to Ryan, however, reveals a very different man from the one Clair had portrayed. With thoughts of revenge fast receding, Terise is faced with a new challenge. How will Ryan react when he hears about her deception?
SHE WAS A VIRGINKirsten Bond was a mother by virtue of adopting her late sister's child. No one knew Jeffrey wasn't really hers and she vowed never to reveal that his father was actually Rowe Sevrin, Viscount Aragon. But then she was assigned to work with the handsome viscount and she found herself falling for the enemy....AND A MOTHERRowe was puzzled by the flame-haired beauty's mixture of innocence and passion. As a mother, how could she be as inexperienced as she seemed? Nor could he deny the bond that immediately formed between him and Jeffrey-or his striking resemblance to the boy. Still, Rowe knew he never could have forgotten a woman like Kirsten...or could he?
Raised in a family of physicians, chef Emma Jarrett has no interest in the long hours, large egos or constant on-call that come with a medical spouse. Thanks, but no thanks. Of course, that doesn't stop her matchmaking mother from parading a steady stream of eligible doctors in front of Emma. The latest is Nathan Hale-someone she shares a bit of history with. It was hard enough fighting temptation the first time. Does she really want a second dose of him? But when she needs his help. . . ;and he needs hers, can she really afford to turn him down? It may be that he's just what the doctor ordered!