THE CATTLE KING Renowned magnate Forrest Cunningham never had time for love, until fellow bachelor members of the Cattleman's Club started getting hitched. In search of his own bride, Forrest thought of loyal childhood friend Becky Sullivan. Only, she wasn't a child anymore, but a drop-dead gorgeous woman whose emerald gaze pierced his very soul. Forrest sensed she felt the magic, too. Yet Becky was hinting at a mysterious "fiancé." Was she trying to make him jealous? Well, Forrest was about to make darn sure that no one married this fiery beauty but him! Five wealthy Texas bachelors--all members of the state's most exclusive club--set out on a mission to rescue a princess...and find true love.
Link Templeton had sworn he' d never marry, yet he was now carrying a bride across the threshold. But Isabelle Fortune wasn't his bride, and it was his duty to protect the violet-eyed beauty from her intended groom. Link was a man who valued duty above all things-- including, apparently, his own sanity. Because sharing a remote cabin with this virginal seductress was testing his willpower. And he even seemed to be hallucinating, for he kept picturing wedding scenes with Isabelle as his radiant bride... and himself as her adoring groom!
When Lacey Cline discovered her daddy was a McCloud, the spirited beauty was determined to let the old rascal know his unclaimed daughter didn't need him! But once at his Texas ranch, she felt a yearning for the family she'd never known. Luckily she had sexy Travis Cordell's strong shoulder to lean on.... Sweet-talkin', solid-bodied Travis wasn't the kind of man women usually came to for comfort. But sassy Lacey tugged at this hard lovin' loner's soul. And suddenly Travis knew he'd do anything to protect the lady's heart. Even if that meant risking his own...
Ever since hed first set eyes on her, gruff private investigator Robert Cole had been smitten by lovely florist Rebecca Todman. The vulnerable beauty had mowed down his defenses and aroused his protective instincts. . . as well as the desire to kiss her senseless. The attraction was mutual, but dark secrets in Rebeccas past kept her wary of the sexy Texan. Could Rob convince Rebecca of the depth of his feelings and win not only her trust. . . but also her heart?
SHELBY HAD DREAMED OF MARRYING FOR LOVE...and in a way she had. True, Troy Jacobs was a total stranger, a steer wrestler she'd proposed to in a roadside café. Still, a pregnant preacher's daughter needed a husband! But what now that the love for her child...had spread to her groom?TROY HAD NEVER DREAMED OF MARRYING, PERIOD!But Shelby Cannon had been desperate and scared-and all she needed was a paper marriage. So why was Troy still protecting his pregnant bride? Was it possible he'd "accidentally" married for love...too?
Rory Tanner loved women. But Macy Keller had been a burr under his saddle ever since she'd come to town, threatening the Tanner empire with scandal. Deeply protective of his family, Rory vowed to keep an eye on the mysterious Macy. And discovered the feisty beauty was keeping him up at night with scandalous thoughts....Macy had come to Tanner's Crossing to find her roots, but she couldn't resist blue-eyed cowboy Rory Tanner. A natural-born flirt, Rory seemed intent on discovering her secrets. Rory was the last man she should trust, yet soon she longed to share everything with him-including her heart!
BACHELOR BEWARE! Hank Braden prided himself on being the most confirmed dating bachelor in Temptation, Texas. So when the men in town advertised for women, he was there to welcome them with bad-boy good looks, a smile that would melt chocolate and lines smoother than black ice on the Texas byways. But marry one--no way! The moment Leighanna Farrow walked into his juke joint, Hank knew the reason God had created single women! But Leighanna hadn't come into town to be somebody's "girl," and she wasn't easily swayed by Hank's tempting ways. It seemed the only chance Hank had of getting Leighanna was--getting hitched! TROUBLE IN TEXAS.... When Temptation beckons, three rugged cowboys lose their hearts.
THE LONG ARM OF LOVE...Sheriff Cody Fipes's idea to advertise for women to revitalize Temptation, Texas, just backfired...because the maid of honor for Temptation's newest bride is the one woman Cody can never forget: Reggie Giles.Ten years ago, when he was a down-and-out cowboy, Reggie had loved him...and begged him to run away with her. But Cody had said no and gone off to seek his fortune on the back of a bronc. And when he finally came back to claim Reggie, she wasn't there.Now she's back, and Cody doesn't think his heart can survive letting her go...again!TROUBLE IN TEXAS...When Temptation beckons, three rugged cowboys lose their hearts.
WIVES WANTED...?Seemed all of Temptation, Texas, was wife-hungry-except for Harley Kerr! The rugged rancher had done the wedded bliss thing before, and he'd rather wrestle a rattler than get tied up with another woman, even one as pretty as his new neighbor.FAMILY FOUND!Mary Claire Reynolds and her two adorable kids were everything Harley had lost and thought to never have again. Then one moonlit night he kissed Mary Claire with a passion that was more than just neighborly...and discovered he'd just been bit!TROUBLE IN TEXAS...When Temptation beckons, three rugged cowboys lose their hearts.
Wealthy and powerful CEO Case Fortune was accustomed to getting his way. Now he had his sights set on merging his company, Dakota Fortune, with Reynolds Refining. But when the deal started heading south, the charismatic corporate shark's only recourse was to sweep Gina Reynolds off her feet to acquire her father's company. At first the beautiful heiress rebuffed his romantic gestures, though before long Case had her burning for him. By the time the dashing billionaire popped the question, Gina was all his. But when Case actually began to fall for his fiancée, he realized his foolproof plan could be blown sky-high. . . ;.
Penny Rawley hadn' t traveled across Texas to have sexy CEO Erik Thompson boss her around! Sure, she was his new secretary, but she' d come to his million-dollar firm with one thing in mind: marrying the man she' d always loved. Now the irresistible beast had the nerve to ignore her-- when he wasn' t shouting orders. Well, that was gonna change... .Erik couldn' t believe his eyes. Penny Rawley had gone from mousy secretary-- to desirable woman! Now he wanted to take her to bed and show her just who was boss... but found himself scrambling to keep his hard heart intact. For pretty Penny had him aching with a brand-new desire-- to claim this beguiling innocent as his own!
The Cowboy and the City Gal Callie Benson had come to Guthrie, Oklahoma, to trace her roots, only to discover she was descended from Lizzy Sawyer, the town's original local madam! And when sexy cowboy Judd Barker began trailing after her-branding her with his fiery kisses-she discovered there was more of Lizzy's passion in her than she'd ever dreamed!But Judd was hiding a shocking secret-far more serious than the family scandal Callie had uncovered. And while he couldn't resist the promise of passion he saw in her eyes, he knew that once she discovered the truth, he would never be able to claim her as his own.
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TEXAS BRIDESHIS WOMAN, HIS CHILDJesse Barrister was back-lean muscled, broad shouldered and fit to be tied. Seemed his former sweetheart Mandy McCloud had a child who was the rancher's spittin' image. Could the boy be a Barrister? And if so, would the long-ragin' feud between the Barristers and the McClouds finally come to an end?Jesse wasn't looking to make amends-all he wanted was to claim his son...and another night in Mandy's arms. But sharing a child with Mandy was a whole lot different from sharing a bed with her. And soon the hard-hearted cowboy had a hankering to wake up next to Mandy, morning after morning after morning....TEXAS BRIDES: Come on down to the McCloud family ranch-'cause there's no place like Texas for a wedding!
TEXAS BRIDESWAITING FOR MARRIAGE?No way! Not now that sexy Nash Rivers was back in town. Samantha McCloud had never been so worked up over a man. But the beautiful virgin didn't know the first thing about wooing a rough and rugged man like Nash-or so she thought....Nash had never felt so hot under the collar! All over one little Texas lady with a body that wouldn't quit. Heck, if the stubborn rancher didn't watch out, he'd soon be hog-tied and heading up the aisle. 'Cause sweet Samantha wasn't a one-night kind of woman. But was he a lifetime loving man?TEXAS BRIDES: Come on down to the McCloud family ranch-'cause there's no place like Texas for a wedding!
Cowboy Pete Dugan never thought he' d see the woman whose beautiful face had haunted him ever since their brief, turbulent affair. Now he' d come face-to-face with Carol Benson again, but this time a secret lurked in her green eyes-- a sadness he was determined to soothe... Now that Pete was back, with lingering looks and seductive touches, Carol had a heck of a time remembering she had secrets that needed to be kept. Still, her heart told her to lean on his broad shoulders once more. And she was helplessly falling in love...
RAWHIDE... J. D. Cawthon was a rugged Texas cowboy...he spent his solitary life riding the fence lines and birthing cattle. He knew he could handle anything the wild West threw at him. Until he spent one night of passion with Joanie Summers and found his world invaded by... RUGRATS! Two feisty five-year-olds, hell-bent on turning his quiet little ranch into Custer's last stand. But even more frightening than the adorable duo was the one on the way! Joanie was having J.D.'s baby! And somehow the five of them had to make a family!
Years ago, Whit Tanner had taken Melissa Jacobs into his bed-into his heart-only to have her marry his best friend. Now the pretty widow was struggling to raise her son alone. And Whit was bound by Tanner honor not to deny her request for help....Melissa Jacobs had a son to think of, a future to protect. But once she saw Whit Tanner, surrendered to his tender touch, she found herself wanting it all, wishing for what could have been. Wondering if the rugged cowboy would ever love her again once he discovered the secret she kept....
World rodeo champ Clayton Rankin had honorably married Rena when she' d gotten pregnant... hell, he' d given the twins his name! What more could a wife want? Cuddles? Well, cowboys don' t take too easily to cuddles. But Rena needed tenderness-- and Clayton would do anything to keep his woman. So he' d darn well convince his beautiful Texas bride that he was 100% husband material. Even if it meant a lifetime of tenderness...
TEXAS BRIDESBABY WRANGLIN'John Lee Carter was still the most irresistible cowboy this side of Texas, but these days the rugged rancher was packing more than a sexy grin. Seemed John Lee was now daddy to a sweet baby girlѿand looking at Merideth McCloud as though he'd like to make some more....Well, Merideth didn't have a problem with making babies. Nor did she mind caring for John Lee's little darlin'. But it was high time the stubborn bachelor learned that all those early-morning feedings-and late-night seductions-could lead to only one thing...marriage!TEXAS BRIDES: Come on down to the McCloud family ranch-'cause there's no place like Texas for a wedding!
It was an assignment she couldn't refuse. Ultracapable assistant Sally Gregg had to take care of her boss for one week. No phones. No computers. No stress. Not an easy task considering Vince Donnelly was a workaholica tyrant she had little use for outside the office. Then the business tycoon decided seducing his secretary would be the ultimate way to pass the time. . . ;.
Billionaire Garrett Miller had arrived in Texas under false pretenses. He told innkeeper Ali Moran that his stay at her bed-and-breakfast was strictly business. But the high-powered businessman's true agenda was to uncover all of Ali's secrets. . . and use them to his best advantage. For all of her wide-eyed innocence, Garrett couldn't believe Ali was unaware of the claim she was holding, the potential power she held over his family. And yet, soon all he could think about was staking his own claim. . . on her.
From the back cover: A few half-truths got him through the front door. A few more white lies had him living in her house. Texan Sam Forrester never planned on such subterfuge when he set out to honor a promise. His mission was to get answers from the lovely Leah Kittrell...and she wouldn't have allowed him access to her home, to her life, if she knew who he really was. But what should have been a simple business matter turned into a tumultuous affair. Sam soon found himself in Leah's bed and knew that once she discovered the truth, his treachery would prove unforgivable.
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