It's impossible to miss Dana McGuire, with her long blond hair and legs up to there. Everyone thought she would be a superstar--including, until recently, Dana herself. But working as a personal trainer at a posh Manhattan hotel has its own rewards. Not least of which is some of the hot clientele she gets to, uh, work up a sweat with. Such as Chase Culver, the sexy, rough-around-the-edges movie producer who thinks she's got what it takes to sizzle on stage. . . just like they sizzle in bed. Problem is, he's not only under the covers, he's undercover. So if she's leery about giving showbiz another try--wait until she finds out who Chase really is!
He'll be hers...one way or another! After years of rebellion, Lexy Worthington just did the unthinkable-she asked her father for a job. Now she's been roped into finding a rodeo star for a promotional calendar. Bareback bronc rider Will Tanner is perfect. He's under contract, his career is in decline, plus he's a grade A hottie. And Lexy will drag him to Houston even if she has to hog-tie him herself. Tanner isn't making it easy. He'll do whatever it takes to distract Lexy from her mission-even if it means playing hot 'n' dirty. Now the road trip from hell has turned into a sizzling sexcapade. But this time, Tanner may have found the one ride he won't be able to walk away from....
Destination: Sundance Dude Ranch-Blackfoot Falls, Montana Activities: Horseback riding, rodeos, guided hikes...and lots of cowboy action! The moment she sees the ad for Sundance Dude Ranch-featuring the rugged McAllister brothers-travel blogger Jamie Daniels can't resist booking. After all, a week of fresh air and scenery will do her good...especially if that scenery includes Cole McAllister's very fine backside! Cole's not thrilled about playing host to hordes of ogling women. But when he's wrangled into showing Jamie the ropes, his reluctance is conspicuously absent. In fact, there's nothing he'd like more than to give Jamie a cowboy experience she won't ever forget....
The Showers forecast calls for flurries of wedding jitters, with the bride melting from a one-man heat wave! She made it to the bridal shower... Kelly St. James dreamt of small town life with steady, reliable Gary. Then John Cappel started putting the finishing touches on the couple's dream house. One look from the sexy carpenter and flames of desire threatened to burn down Kelly's white-picket defenses! John tempted her in ways that Gary never could--but honor made him keep his distance. Until the heat between them made him forget the bride was strictly off limits... Would she make it to the wedding?
Valentine's Men A trustin' Texan... One minute Cash McCloud was a fine, upstanding cowboy in Maybe, Texas, and the next he was guilty of harboring a centerfold. He thought he'd hired a matronly tutor for his teenage son, but beneath her baggy T-shirts and baseball caps, the ravishing Rainy Daye was anything but matronly... An undercover centerfold One minute Rainy was a well-respected teacher, and the next she was on the run, looking for a place to hide until this centerfold business blew over. It was just her luck to land in a small town filled with gossips--and a sexy, emerald-eyed cowboy. Now it was just a matter of time...before the centerfold hit the Maybe newstands...
On the cusp of a new business venture, überpractical accountant Lindsey Shaw has reluctantly let her friends talk her into a "second spring break" in Hawaii. Now she's in Waikiki...and even reuniting with her wickedly hot one-night fling from years ago! Only Lindsey is feeling a tingle of fear-or is that sweet, sweet anticipation? Rick Granger has his own fear-that gorgeous, smart Lindsey might discover more about him than he's ready to reveal. She thinks he's just a surfer dude-fine with him, it keeps things uncomplicated. Only, complications whip up like waves once Lindsey dips a toe in his waters....
For these three players, it's all about scoring... In high school, Elizabeth Smith had a serious crush on shortstop Dylan Andrews. Now she has to interview him for an article. Can she stay professional...or will she end up pulling him behind the bleachers? Pitcher Rob Perry wants to prove that he's ready for the Show. But his second chance could turn into a double-play when Tori Gallagher--whose father owns a Major League team--makes one pitch that Rob can't refuse... First baseman Eric Lessing's game has never been consistent until Tess Meyers ignited a winning streak. Now--with Major League dreams on the line--will getting lucky with his charm result in foul play?
He's one cowboy she can't resist Cowboy and lady-magnet Trace McAllister has a problem...and she's petite, with almond-shaped eyes and a body that makes his libido beg for mercy. Sure, the Sundance Dude Ranch has attracted a bevy of gorgeous townie women. But not one draws him in like sexy little Nikki Flores.Nikki isn't looking to play games with some good-lookin' charmer of a cowboy. She knows better-or should. Besides, she's in Blackfoot Falls only long enough to figure out her next move. And the last thing she needs is to get tied down...or tied up!But all they need is one moment-the moment when temptation takes over....
Private investigator Cassie York is determined to crack her first case hands down. But just as she's about to make her move on a suspected con man, a complete stranger sidetracks her with the hottest kiss she's ever had. Cassie's shock turns to disbelief when she gets a good look at the gorgeous renegade. It's bad enough FBI agent Dalton Styles has blown her setup. Worse yet-they're after the same man!Dalton can't believe he has to join forces with this smart-mouthed, sweetly seductive rookie to wrap up his case. But he can't complain about posing as husband and wife with her at a bogus marriage retreat-they argue about everything, but oh man, making up is so worth it! Even though it's supposed to be an act to get close to their suspect, how the heck will Dalton ever get through the intensely erotic, hands-on workshops and keep his hands off Cassie?
CAPTIVATE ME: Join us for the most sinful & decadent event of Mardi Gras--the Bacchanalia Ball. Entrez... Tonight, a masked man escapes the revelry and glimpses a breathtaking woman undressing in the window below. A naughty show--for him. Desire sparks between them...until the blinds come down. Software developer Alyssa Vaughn has reason to hate damnably hot nightclub owner Beckett Kayne. Mostly because he's trying to put her out of business. But Beckett has a secret he's keeping from her. By day they're rivals. By night, he dons a mask and brings her most wicked fantasies to life. Until the Bacchanalia Ball, when Alyssa puts on her own mask...and his comes off! <P> TEXAS OUTLAWS: COLE: Cole Chisholm is a droolworthy bronc rider, and every inch the bad boy most mothers would warn their daughters about. Which means he's exactly the guy Nicole Barbie needs. Nicole has carefully cultivated a rep of her own, but she's not really the bad girl everyone thinks she is. Her mother is pushing her to continue in the tradition of the wild women in their family when all Nicole wants is to focus on becoming the best chef in fifty states. Fortunately, Cole is the perfect guy for creating a sinful sensation...or at least helping with the pretense of one. <P> ALONE WITH YOU: After years of rebellion, Lexy Worthington just did the unthinkable--she asked her father for a job. Now she's been roped into finding a rodeo star for a promotional calendar. Bareback bronc rider Will Tanner is perfect. He's under contract, his career is in decline, plus he's a grade A hottie. And Lexy will drag him to Houston even if she has to hog-tie him herself. Tanner isn't making it easy. He'll do whatever it takes to distract Lexy from her mission--even if it means playing hot 'n' dirty. Now the road trip from hell has turned into a sizzling sexcapade. But this time, Tanner may have found the one ride he won't be able to walk away from....<P> UNEXPECTED TEMPTATION: Luke Berringer used to have everything--money, status. And just like that, he lost it all. Now a bodyguard for Berringer Security, he's determined to track down the woman responsible for ruining his life. But when he finally catches up with Vanessa Grant, he's in for one heck of a surprise.... Vanessa is no con artist. It's a case of mistaken identity, and worse for Luke, the woman has a hidden sensuality that he can't resist. With her life in jeopardy, Luke must protect an innocent woman, track down a guilty one...and determine if maybe the "wrong woman" isn't really the right one,
Hijack another couple's honeymoon? Manhattan lawyer Dakota Shea can't believe she's done just that--and with someone like Tony San Angelo. Not that she's a snob, but let's face it, blue-collar Tony is, well, blue collar. And as much as she hates to admit it, he'd never fit into her world. Still, Dakota wants wild, mindless sex. One night. Maybe two. And she's pretty certain Tony is willing to agree to her terms. So who could have guessed that the surf, the sunsets and those incredible steamy nights would tempt her to make it all legal?
Noah Spenser felt like a fool sitting on Santa's knee, but it made his seven-year-old daughter happy. But when he noticed that this Santa had padding in unexpected places, he got a little happier himself. Especially when Kris Kringle, a. k. a. Jill Morgan, was just the present he was hoping to receive. She was vivacious, spontaneous and needed a place to stay. What man wouldn't help a gorgeous redheaded Santa in need?
She seemed like the perfect lady!As far as New York City attorney Cody Shea could see, Sara Wells was a model temp. She had brains and beauty--in fact, if he hadn't been her boss, there were a few highly improper things he would have asked the very proper Southern belle to do. . . Living in Manhattan under an assumed name for a year was Sara's brief flirtation with freedom. Now back in her natural habitat, she's prepared to marry a gentleman whose pedigree and fortune match her own. She's even accepted that she'll probably spend a lifetime fantasizing about the exquisite pleasure of being a tigress in her boss's bed. Imagine if he only knew!Well, Cody is about to find out. His trip to Atlanta to seduce her causes bedlam as Sara tries to keep her faux identity and her lustful feelings intact. . . And fails!
Three Coins in a FountainGina, Libby and JessieThree women, three wishes...Three Coins in a FountainWhen lovelorn Gina Hart recklessly wished to become a nun, the last thing she expected was to immediately meet a rich, handsome, eligible bachelor! But there before her was Jackson Maxwell Covington III, offering her his arm and escorting her to a party so elegant it put Cinderella's ball to shame. Gina's next wish was for the night to last forever-but though she fit perfectly in Jackson's arms, what would he think when he found out her secret? Could they turn one night of passion into the love of a lifetime?Only a wish from the heart will come true.
Nick Ryder isn't happy about anyone analyzing his dreams, even if it's only as a favor to his sister's friend Emma. But after getting an eyeful of Emma au naturel, his dreams become more like an X-rated movie-with Emma in the starring role! Which would be fine-if Emma didn't expect him to share every little detail with her. . . . With her graduate degree in jeopardy, Emma Snow knows she should be grateful to Nick for volunteering at the last minute. But when the playboy's provocative dreams start to become her fantasies, she has a hard time separating work from play. Somehow she has to get Nick to take her study seriously. And it would be a lot easier if Emma wasn't so tempted to make all of Nick's erotic dreams come true. . . .
Jolie Duval often leapt before she looked...That's how she wound up losing so many jobs. And needing this one badly enough to marry Mike Kramer to get it. Which led toCalamity #1Maybe signing on as cook hadn't been such a hot idea. Well, actually, it was hot. The kitchen, that is. From the fire. But that was all because ofCalamity #2Mike. Jolie knew why she wanted him-although once they were stranded together in a secluded paradise she got a few new ideas. But what did he want with her? It was definitely a mistake not to marry a stranger...but that wasn't half as bad asCalamity #3Falling for him.
Widowed rancher Ethan Slade had retreated from society to live in a shack on his vast property. But with his nieces coming for a holiday, he had to open the ranch house-a place he hadn't set foot in for years. Where, in two short days, could he find someone to make a house a home? Stranded and desperate to provide for her child, Sara Conroy was thankful for the job. And though the strong, silent man who'd hired her should have made her wary, the sadness in his eyes spoke of pain she yearned to heal. She had two days to convince Ethan to let them stay-two days to open his lonely heart to love. ...
Marry For Love? With his sleek red sports car and polished good looks, Parker James was used to living life in the fast lane. The last thing he needed was a woman-particularly a wife-to slow him down. Still, marriage to native Hawaiian Ashley King could prove a profitable, if temporary, merger....With her sweet-talking ways and her sultry appeal, business-minded Ashley King had no intention of staying poor. She had a plan...and his name was Parker James. Their marriage of convenience would be strictly business. After all, falling in love would prove fatal to her finances-if Parker discovered her hidden agenda!
Three Weddings & a HurricaneIt started out as a favor for a friend...Late one night, Jack Keaton had jokingly agreed to marry his old buddy Stephanie Brewster. He didn't think much about it...until he got an invitation to a large, lavish wedding in Hawaii. His own.And it was turning into a nightmare...Jack was trying to roll with the punches, so when his hotel doorbell rang two days before the big day, he expected some champagne, maybe a boutonniere. Certainly not Dani Carpenter, a beautiful brunette-not his bride-wearing a Big Bird outfit and carrying a bundle of trouble! A baby, with a note that said the little guy was all his. Jack was now a groom and a daddy-and he still wasn't sure how it had all happened.
He wants to turn her in-she wants to take him to bed! The moment wealthy ranch owner Tucker Brennan sees Annie Sheridan's photo on a website, he knows he's finally found the woman who let his brother take the fall in an embezzlement scheme. Now Tucker is on his way to the Safe Haven animal shelter in Montana to find out what really happened...and bring Annie to justice.With a struggling shelter and no cash, Annie Sheridan has her hands so full that she's almost forgotten why she had to go into hiding. So when the sleek and damnably good-lookin' Tucker shows up offering a donation-and potential nooky action!- Annie figures things are finally going right.There are secrets. There are lies. And there's one heck of an attraction. But once they give themselves over to lust, no one needs to know....
This cowboy will keep her very warm...After serving in the air force, cowboy Jesse McAllister has returned to the Montana countryside where he grew up. But the Sundance Dude Ranch just doesn't feel like home anymore. That is, until Shea Monroe arrives for the holidays...and sends him for a tailspin.Desperate to escape her family-and the human race-the ranch is sweet relief for a loner like Shea. But hot cowboys... What was she thinking? Worse yet, she's having delicious thoughts about one who seems just as alone as she is!All it takes is one night-and one very blustery blizzard-for their attraction to ignite big-time.One night where the only thing to do is give in....
Time travel has done its uncanny work once again. Folks best be watchin' out for stuntman-turned-private-eye Cord Braddock-a tall, gorgeous fella with a touch of Navajo blood. He's spent his entire life shunning his ancestral beliefs and fighting his way into the world-until he finds a strange old camera in an attic...Now he's a sexy twentieth-century hunk stuck in 1878 and Maggie Dawson can't get enough of the stranger. He's exciting. He's exotically dangerous. And he makes her want to do the most unladylike things! Is this about to be Maggie's last stand?
In the rough-and-tumble town of Deadwood in 1876, cowboy Sam Keegan is about as hard as they get. Considered a real sexy piece of man by the local womenfolk, Sam runs the town livery stable. And he was last seen in the company of a pretty gal in a wedding dress, Reese Winslow...who escaped one of the local brothels!The little lady claims to be a doctor--from the future, no less! Beware of her, as she's causing no end of problems. Mostly for Sam, who is real skittish about the law. But trouble or not, the man can't seem to stop himself from wanting Reese...and learnin' firsthand what women from the future like to do with hot, hard cowboys!
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