Loren Stanfield hadn't seen Adam Riordan in twenty-three years. Yet the moment he stepped off the plane, she felt like a teenager again. Until she noticed Adam's sophisticated eighteen-year-old daughter, Daphne, flirting with Loren's own son, Joshua. Suddenly Loren felt every one of her forty years.Daphne's using all the same techniques to dazzle Joshua that Loren had tried with Adam. Should she tell the girl that love can't be forced-a lesson Loren had learned the hard way? Should she warn her son to stay away from girls like Daphne? Or should she do as Adam suggests - leave the kids alone and concentrate on fixing the mistakes they'd made?
Daredevil videographer Langford "Hutch" Hutchinson has put his career on hold to help his widowed father run their family store in Wyoming. He doesn't mean to stay in town for long-though it's long enough to rekindle his lust for Trina Bledstone. Hutch always had a thing for Trina, but she's his best friend's sister-and that meant hands off!But Trina still has the power to set his pulse racing-and her brother isn't around to stop them from exploring their sizzling chemistry this time.... A Sons of Chance series novella.
The Lost Springs Ranch for troubled boys is at stake, and it's a man's duty to give back......So there's going to be an auction!Bachelor #3Name: Zeke Lonetree, 31Occupation: Ranger, U.S. Park ServiceBiggest Achievement: Reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National ParkNew York fashion editor Katherine Seymour thought a retreat in Yellowstone would be just the break she needed. But she hadn't planned on falling into a rushing river...or being saved by a sexy Ranger...or having his child nine months later! But when her boss wins her a date with Zeke Lonetree at the Lost Springs Bachelor Auction, she's forced to fess up...and introduce the man to his baby girl.
The romantic encounters that take place at a lingerie shop called The Red Doors make up this anthology of three short stories that combine lighthearted humor and romance. Features "Heaven Scent" by Vicki Lewis Thompson, "Diamond Mine" by Stephanie Bond, and "Sheer Delights" by Leslie Kelly. Original.
What is it about cowboys that makes them so irresistible? Find out in this tantalizing collection of modern Western romances about those long, lean hunks in Stetsons and spurs who set all the gals' hearts ablaze. Bundle includes Killer Cowboy Charm, Court Me, Cowboy, The Rancher Takes a Family, Not Your Average Cowboy, Her Texan Temptation, The Last Cowboy, Hard Case Cowboy, The Cowboy Way, Every Inch a Cowboy and Cowboy Boss.
Meet St. Nick's delightfully devilish brother, Damon Claus. He's about to prove to three unsuspecting couples that being naughty is much, much nicer...No Mistletoe Required by Vicki Lewis ThompsonWith Damon's sneaky help, Hayden Manchester and Riley Kinnard rekindle a long-running, very creative rivalry...that leaves them fighting over who's on top!Her Secret Santa by Jill ShalvisWorkaholic Ally Dauer runs the local toy drive. Only when she discovers some very adult toys, firefighter Eddie Weston convinces her that the best gifts are meant to be shared....Snug in His Bed by Rhonda NelsonViv Foster hates Christmas. Hank Bailey owns a Christmas tree farm. What could they possibly have in common? Sizzling sexual chemistry and, thanks to Damon, the opportunity to act on it. After all, it's the season of miracles...
From the wild and hexy imagination of Vicki Lewis Thompson comes an engaging new series of bewitching temptation, mortal consequences, and a witch who shouldn't he toyed with... Sexy witch Anica Revere has one absolutely unwavering rule: Never, under any circumstances, get involved with a man before telling him she's a witch. Still, what's one silly rule? Especially when the guy in question is as cute as Jasper Danes. But when Anica and Jasper have a spat, she breaks an even bigger rule of witchcraft and turns him into a cat. Bad news for him. Worse for her. With Anica stripped of her powers for the witchy infraction, it's up to Jasper to undo the hex, but he never expects the hardest part of the bargain to be resisting Anica. The stakes are high, and the chemistry is off the charts. But what'll happen if Anica and Jasper both fall under the strongest spell of all: love?
It's the most romantic day of the year...a day symbolized by a heart, and dedicated to the expression of our deepest yearnings and strongest affections. Discover the irresistible power of love on this very special day with 14 captivating stories about the search for love and the fulfillment of romantic hopes and dreams. Bundle includes Her Secret Valentine, Knock Three Times, The Bride's Surprise, Just Say Yes, Once Upon a Mattress, Gabe's Special Delivery, My Man Valentine, Behind Closed Doors, Mom and Mr. Valentine, In Too Deep, To Die For, Dance with the Devil, Blind Date from Hell and Taking Her Time.
Gwen Dubois lives in Indiana, but her heart is in France with Marc Chevalier, a man she met online. Now he's come to Big Knob to show Gwen the meaning of amour and spirit her back to Paris. But stiff competition is coming from another part of the world-if not exactly this world. Prince Leo of the Atwood fairy kingdom has his own plans for Gwen, creating a romantic mishap that only Big Knob's resident witch and wizard can untangle.
Ignoring a witch is never wise. Lily Revere is free-spirited and fun-loving--two dangerous qualities in a witch. Especially one who is planning her sister's engagement party--and who needs a date! She's determined to bring hot Griffin Taylor, but he's a divorce lawyer who claims his job has warned him off romance. He may pretend he's just not into her, but she knows better--he needs only a nudge in the right direction. Slipping a love elixir into Griffin's drink may not be the noble thing to do, but it sure works! Lily's dreamboat drops all his defenses, and the two discover they're perfectly matched in every way. There's just one problem: Are Griffin's feelings the result of some truly good witchcraft, or is he really in love?
"Never fall in love with a cowboy. " These words were drilled into Emily Sterling's head since her parents divorced over twenty years ago. But now Emily has returned to her father's ranch... only to find herself face-to-face with jawdroppingly hot rancher Clay Whitaker. Clay is the resident stud expert at the Last Chance Ranch and isn't so keen on "spoiled" city slickers...until Emily arrives. Now he's showing Emily just what a ranch-and a cowboy-has to offer. And luckily for him, it's an offer Emily can't refuse...
How do you hold on to heaven? There's an angel watching over cowboy Trey Wheeler. After a nasty accident during a snowstorm last spring, a mystery woman saved Trey's life...and disappeared. Since then, he's been looking for his sexy savior. Now the Last Chance Ranch crowd has taken over the Serenity Ski Resort for a Christmas wedding and Trey realizes there's something familiar about the exquisite ski instructor.... Elle Masterson has no halo-just the love of her footloose-and-fancy-free lifestyle. And when she finds out the sinfully hot cowboy she rescued is staying at the resort, she's happy to indulge in a little holiday hanky-panky. Just as long as she can still take off for Argentina in the New Year. But after three days of heaven between the sheets, will this down-to-earth cowboy be able to let his guardian angel go?
Real cowboys aren't born. They're made... Logan Carswell has just kissed his professional baseball career goodbye. Goodbye dreams, career and future. For now, though, he's working at the Last Chance Ranch and the town saloon, where sexy bartender Caro Davis is definitely taking his mind off his troubles... Caro's days have been so hectic, she's forgotten all about the finer aspects of life. Like men. And sex. And really smokin'-hot sex with men like Logan. But when their two worlds collide-and boy, do they ever collide-they both realize that once the gear is off, a cowboy is still a cowboy!
New York Times bestselling authors Diana Palmer, B.J. Daniels, Vicki Lewis Thompson and Carla Cassidy deliver four sexy cowboy heroes for one amazing box set!TEXAS BORN by Diana Palmer (Long, Tall Texans)Rancher Gabriel Brandon rescued an orphan years ago from sure ruin and became her hero. Now she's blossomed into a woman who must cast aside the shadows between them to prove their Lone Star love is true.DELIVERANCE AT CARDWELL RANCH by B.J .Daniels (Cardwell Cousins)Deputy sheriff Austin Cardwell rescues a woman who has no memory of who she is or what she was fleeing. As desire builds between them, he vows to uncover her identity...before her past destroys any hope of a future.A LAST CHANCE CHRISTMAS by Vicki Lewis Thompson (Sons of Chance)Ben Radcliffe has a good reason to avoid serious relationships. But when the lone cowboy delivers a "secret" present to the Last Chance Ranch, he catches a glimpse of what family could be...with a stunning woman by his side.HER COLTON LAWMAN by Carla Cassidy (The Coltons: Return to Wyoming)Police chief Flint Colton is determined to keep his witness to a murder safe. After ordering her into protective custody, the attraction between them grows-but he'll put himself in the line of fire before he ever lets her down.
The New York Times bestselling author of the Wild About You series delivers the first in a brand-new series that takes readers on the wild ride that comes with loving a cowboy.... When Vince Durant left Bickford, Texas, he was a rowdy cowboy just looking for a good time. He also left unfinished business. He hadn't captured the Ghost, a wild stallion that roams the hills, and he never convinced Georgina Bickford to go out with him. Georgie might be a lost cause, but the Ghost has been calling his name ever since....When Vince returns to Bickford, he finds his old stomping ground a shell of what it used to be, and Georgie still wants nothing to do with him. To her, he'll always be the womanizing cowboy she knew seven years ago.And when Vince comes up with a plan that might restore Bickford to its former glory, Georgie wonders if the rough-and-tough cowboy has truly changed. As they get closer, Georgie will have to decide whether to resist Vince's charm or to attempt to tame the wild stallion who's stolen her heart.
From New York Times bestselling authors Katie Macalister, Vicki Lewis Thompson and National bestselling author Connie Brockway: Stories full of magic, love-and cats. This one-of-a-kind-all-original anthology features stories by three bestselling superstar authors starring the mysterious, mischievous, and magical matchmaking felines of the Cupid Cats Animal Shelter, who assist their owners in finding romance and true love.
The DrifterChase Lavette-A New York trucker turned cowboy. A loner, who avoids commitment of any kind. But when his one-time lover, Amanda Drake, comes out to visit the True Love Ranch, Chase knows his roamin' days are over....His LadyAmanda Drake-A New York advertising executive. She's feisty, proud and determined to make it on her own. But before she can get on with her life she must do one thing-introduce Chase to his son.
Driving ex-girlfriend Pris to her wedding to another man, can chauffeur Josh help warm up Pris's cold feet?
Convincing these women he's found their matches is hardly a smooth ride for cabbie Mario Capelli....JUST WHISTLE There's no way jaded Zachary Evans will help new grad Hannah Robertson land a swishy publishing gig. What's the point? She can't even hail a cab! But Hannah knows what Zach needs to find his inner optimism. It's called S-E-X...in NYC.DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION Rachel Marlowe doesn't know a thing about her supersecretive lover Roman Brach. Sure, the sex is great. But why does he jump at every pager beep? Heck, it's enough to have him followed. Hmm. Now there's an idea....TAKEN FOR A RIDE No sale! Psychic Sabina Amanar is never going to sell her grandmother's East Village storefront, even if it is worth millions. Real-estate developer Alec Harnett predicts Sabina will cave. But first he's got to wine her, dine her...and then fall in love.
City slicker Rafe Locke is no cowboy. When he arrives at the Last Chance Ranch for his brother's wedding, Rafe refuses to buy in to the whole cowboy "thing." That is, until he sees engineer Meg Seymour whoopin' it up-a city girl gone country-and she hits his libido with a bull's-eye!Meg grabs life by the horns, and it's not long before she's enticed Rafe into riding, roping, country dancing...and gettin' naked in bed! But as they get tangled up in the sheets-and each other!-Rafe has to keep reminding himself that this cowboy life is just a fling.Or is it?
This April 1, anything is possible...Dare to desire...When Lena Walsh is handed a challenge to find the hottest guy she knows and take him out for an unusual date, she sets her sights on the office Adonis, Andre Dumont. But when silly turns to steamy, she doesn't know whether to laugh-or cry out his name....FOOLING AROUND by Vicki Lewis ThompsonDare to deceive...Eric McDaniels hatches up a prank he's sure will thaw boss Kate Randall's icy-cool exterior-inventing a secret admirer. That is, until Kate's frosty facade melts just enough to reveal way more heat than Eric can handle....NOBODY'S FOOL by Stephanie BondDare to discover...Thanks to a radio gag, Mark Lavin and Claire O'Connor find themselves "engaged"-even though they don't know each other! But when Mark and Claire try to prove otherwise, they find that the chemistry between them is far from funny....FOOLS RUSH IN by Judith Arnold
Talented artist Jill Amory is tired of her Jill of All Trades, Mistress of None reputation. She just can't seem to settle down into the fulfilling, crackerjack career everyone expects from her. So this is going to be the year she decides what to do with her life, traveling across the country to find her bliss. And that means no man - period! - until she's landed the perfect gig. But destiny, in the form of warmhearted, elderly Charlie Hartman, has other plans. Charlie's convinced he's a modern-day Cupid with his eye on Jill for his friend Spence Jegger, Colorado Springs' resident marriage-a-phobe. Convincing Spence he's going to wed the first woman he sees on Valentine's Day might take some doing. . . until Spence takes one look at his intended. Destiny is full of surprises. . . .
A cruise on the Titanic, anyone? A holiday on a houseboat. To Andi, it sounded like the perfect way to spend some time with her pregnant little sister Nicole, before the big day. She hadn't counted on getting stuck on the Moby Dick of houseboats without a pilot. But when she found herself marooned with gorgeous but incredibly stuffy Chance Jefferson, her hormones went into overdrive. Every man for himself After a near case of shipwreck and an emergency class in Childbirth 101, Chance knew he was in over his head. It wouldn't have been so bad if he'd been able to keep his hands off his irritating but oh, so sexy shipmate. After all, he knew he'd eventually find a way off the houseboat from hell. But if he fell for Andi, would he sink or swim?
A beauty looking for her inner nerd. Movie star Zoe Tarleton has everything but respect. Now she's determined to get it by snagging the coveted role of a plain-Jane chemist. All she needs is for her decidedly uncool attorney, Flynn Granger, to teach her the award-winning subtleties of being a nerd. A nerd unleashing his inner beast. California's "Bigfoot Country" is the ideal secret hideaway for coaching. That means rehearsing the steamy scenes too. Who'd have guessed that Zoe and Flynn's performances would be so convincing? Unfortunately, something is turning their hot love story into a hair-raising thriller. Their sparks are igniting more than heat. The killer bees, the poisoned food, and the toppled tree are no accidents. Someone's out to get them. Does Flynn have a love-struck woman in his life? Does Zoe have an insanely jealous fan? Or is Bigfoot real--and more resourceful than anyone imagined? It's just Zoe's luck. She's finally found the man of her dreams and the role of a lifetime--and both of them could be her last.
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