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One convenient download. One bargain price. Get all December 2009 Silhouette Desire with one click!Get ready for a bundle filled with glitz and glamour with all six December 2009 Silhouette Desire books, including titles by New York Times bestselling authors Susan Mallery and Diana Palmer! Bundle includes: High-Powered, Hot-Blooded by Susan Mallery, The Maverick by Diana Palmer, Lone Star Seduction by Day Leclaire, To Tame Her Tycoon Lover by Ann Major, Millionaire Under the Mistletoe by Tessa Radley and Defiant Mistress, Ruthless Millionaire by Yvonne Lindsay.
No tenía nada en contra de mantener una relación sin ataduras, pero su corazón no tardó en pedirle algo más. Stephanie Wynne era una mujer acostumbrada a vivir a toda velocidad, hasta que el agente del FBI Nash Harmon se alojó en su pequeño hotel y despertó sus fantasías. Cuando por fin se besaron de verdad, Stephanie decidió poner algunas reglas. No había ningún problema en compartir sensuales conversaciones de cama, pero ni hablar de amor. Parecía que nada podía sorprender a Nash hasta que aquella mujer le hizo perder el control; le enloqueció las hormonas y el corazón. Es un relato lleno de romance, pasión y sentimientos desatados, que reflejan en gran medida las características de la sociedad moderna.
One in a million-that's what widow Stephanie Wynne figured her chances were of finding a man who could help her raise her kids instead of acting like one himself. After experiencing that with her late husband, she was happy to finally be in control of her own life. Sure, it could get a little lonely, but there were ways around that....FBI negotiator Nash Harmon was trained to be cool and detached in every situation. But when he came to Stephanie's B&B, there was something about her lively family that drew him in, and for the first time in his life he understood why people had ties.Only Stephanie didn't want ties...at least, not to him. It would be his toughest negotiation, the odds were against him, but somehow Nash would convince her that she had, indeed, found the one.BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME!A Dad for Her Twins by Tanya MichaelsKenzie Green wasn't looking for a man to complete her family. Yet her enigmatic neighbor, Jonathan Trelauney, seemed to know just how to handle her children. Can JT make Kenzie see he's the right man for her twins...and for her?
Wedding bells are ringing in Fool's Gold, but not for Nevada Hendrix. Her triplet sisters are engaged, and even her mother has a more active love life than she does. Determined to make a fresh start, she applies for her dream job, only to discover that her new boss is her first love. Maybe she could overlook the fact that they've seen each other naked, but she'll never forget the way he broke her heart.Tucker Janack agrees to Nevada's "business only" ground rules. After all, love is a trap that the construction millionaire has avoided his whole life. But when great business partners turn out to be so much more, every rule gets broken. Will either of them be willing to try again...or will their past get in the way?
You can't win if you don't play...Her town's lack of men may make headlines, but it isn't news to Dakota Hendrix. The beautiful blonde has bigger problems to deal with, such as overseeing the romance reality competition filming in Fool's Gold. Screening eligible bachelors is a difficult enough task, but Dakota hits an unexpected snag when a sexy stranger comes to town.Finn Anderssen will do anything to keep his twin brothers-- the perfect contestants-- off the show. Despite Dakota's better judgment, she finds herself drawn to the mysterious outsider. Like her, Finn knows about heartbreak and how a family can fall apart, so she doesn't dare to hope for anything more than a fling. After all, even in the Land of Happy Endings, finding true love is never as easy as it looks on TV.
Fool's Gold, California, a charming small town that's short on men, has captured thousands of readers' hearts in Susan Mallery's New York Times bestselling series. Fall in love with Fool's Gold's beloved characters and heartwarming romance in Only Us: A Fool's Gold Holiday novella!Pet groomer Carina Fiore wants nothing more than to confess her feelings to the man she loves. She's drawn to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie's good looks, caring nature and especially his devotion to his young daughter. But he's also her boss and a good friend. Putting her heart on the line could cost Rina both her job and their friendship forever.Since his divorce, Cameron hasn't been willing to trust his heart-or his daughter-with anyone else. For months he's pushed away all thoughts of taking Rina in his arms and kissing her, unwilling to risk their friendship for a single night of pleasure. But when a kiss under the mistletoe unlocks the simmering passion between them, Rina and Cameron may just find love for the holidays after all....Don't miss the latest title, A Fool's Gold Christmas, book 10 of the Fool's Gold series.
Andie Cochran thought she had at last escaped the clutches of her ruthless, power-mad ex-husband-but then he abducted the child she loved more than life itself. And now, alone in a foreign country, she had no one to turn to but another very dangerous man-a man who awakened passions she had thought long dead....Jeff Markum had come to this place in search of revenge, not caring that death could easily be the price he had to pay. But now, against his will, a woman was making him care about something more than vengeance-a woman who had once belonged to the very man he meant to destroy....
Montana Hendrix has found her calling--working with therapy dogs. With a career she loves in a hometown she adores, she's finally ready to look for her own happily ever after. Could one of her dogs help her find Mr. Right...or maybe Dr. Right? Surgeon Simon Bradley prefers the sterility of the hospital to the messiness of real life, especially when real life includes an accident-prone mutt and a woman whose kisses make him want what he knows he can't have. Scarred since childhood, he avoids emotional entanglement by moving from place to place to heal children who need his skillful touch. Can his growing feelings for Montana lead him to find a home in Fool's Gold, or will he walk away, taking her broken heart with him?
Rugged Craig Haynes came from a long line of lady-killers. Lately, though, the single dad was targeting only Jill Bradford, his sons' new nanny. Two parts sweetness, one part sin, the pint-size redhead proved a wizard with his three rambunctious boys. So what made this miracle-worker insist she was strictly hired help? Could a houseful of Haynes males ambush her wary heart...and maker her a mother and wife?
"Are You My Baby's Mother?"Billionaire Alex Dalton has had more than his share of women. But now he needs just one-Julie Bartlett, the fiery redhead who'd once given him the hottest night of his life. Was she the mother who had left a baby on the Dalton doorstep? When a paternity test proves inconclusive, he needs Julie's DNA to determine if it is Alex or his twin brother who's now a father. But when Julie refuses to cooperate, Alex vows to tempt her into giving him everything he wants.
SHE WAS ALL KINDS OF WRONG FOR ROYALTY. . . . When it came to kingdoms, impulsive, up-from-the-streets Cleo Wilson was no Cinderella. Why, mere months ago she'd done the unthinkable: fallen for arrogant, irresistible Prince Sadik--and come up pregnant! Now, briefly back in Bahania, she had to hide her burgeoning curves or risk losing her baby-to-be to royalty! Tall, tempting Sadik promptly seduced Cleo anew. . . unveiled her secret. . . and demanded they wed! But could Cleo's lifelong fantasies of love and family find fulfillment in a palace? After all, wasn't she the last person on the planet to become a princess--and bring a proud, imperious prince to his senses. . . let alone his knees?
TO: Jack HansonFROM: David HansonSUBJECT: Bringing you up to speedI know you resent being called away from your law firm at a time like this, but believe me, Jack--your late father knew you were the only man who could save his business. You've got free rein to do whatever is necessary.Saw you hired your old business school friend Samantha Edwards. She's a great choice. Not to mention the intense sparks flying between you. Take some advice from your uncle--loosen your tie and let go of your past. True, she's had her own share of heartache, but Samantha may be just the woman to show you how to live again....
THE CEO'S REDEMPTION Jack Hanson knew what he wanted, and it wasn't a media empire. After his father died suddenly, Jack was forced to leave his law practice and take over his father's company. And, oh, yeah, pull it back from the brink of catastrophe. The one bright spot in the whole mess was his new hire-an old business-school friend, Samantha Edwards. Samantha was just as smart, fun and vibrant as she'd been in school, but now...she was a hell of a lot sexier. Samantha Edwards knew what she wanted, and it wasn't love. She'd already made a mess out of her life once. She wasn't about to jeopardize the best job she'd ever had by breaking the cardinal rule of business-falling for the boss. And yet, Jack needed her. And she needed him...because if he could put the company back together, perhaps he could heal her, too.
Self-defense instructor D. J. Monroe would do anything to be the best. Even if it meant asking super-sexy military expert Quinn Reynolds to demonstrate some of his finest moves. . . on and off the mat! Normally, D. J. didn't date, didn't trust, didn't let anyone in. But when she found herself falling for Quinn, could she let go of her past and embrace a future with him?
36 Hours SerialAs a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever....The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Part 1Grand Springs is about to have it's most spectacular wedding-or it was, until the bride, Randi Howell, ran off. She took advantage of the power failure to sneak out of the lodge-only to overhear strange gunmen discussing a murder. Now she's on the run from a furious groom and ruthless killers.Fleeing halfway across the country to Texas, Randi arrives at Brady Jones's ranch. It's the perfect safe haven-big sky, horses and no questions. And since the handsome cowboy's willing to take a chance on her, she'll work hard and prove her worth while she's there.Brady has taken in enough misfits and strays to know trouble when he sees it, but something about the feisty girl with the raven curls is making him look the other way. He hopes he won't regret giving her a chance....The story continues in The Rancher and the Runaway Bride Parts 2 and 3.
This title launches a new series by a "USA Today" bestselling author. Though Dmarcus Armstrong is a demanding, cranky boss, he's the star of Opal Lockhart's fantasies. But what chance does a naive secretary have with this self-made millionaire? Opal's sisters come to the rescue with a makeover and some attitude adjustment.
For the Marcelli sisters of California wine country, the season is ripe for romance! Francesca Marcelli married at eighteen -- right on schedule, according to her warm, colorful family, who have always said a beauty like Francesca need never worry about finding love. But a few years later, finding herself on her own with a wide open future ahead of her, she pursues her educational passions -- with a risky experiment that takes her straight into the arms of playboy CEO Sam Reese. Delighted by Francesca's interest in a no-strings relationship, Sam suddenly finds himself needing her outside the bedroom when a secret from his past lands on his doorstep. But Francesca soon has a secret of her own to tell -- a bombshell that will force the diehard bachelor to show his true colors. Are there "I do"s in Sam and Francesca's future? Only if she can persuade him that home truly is where the heart finds happiness.
For the Marcelli sisters of California wine country, the season is ripe for romance! Of all the Marcelli sisters, the only one who dreams of running the family's winery is Brenna -- and she's about to get her chance. But taking the helm at Marcelli Winery is tougher than she bargained for -- especially when she butts heads with her grandfather, whose Old World ways dictate that amaleshould inherit the business. In need of some fast capital in order to prove her grandfather wrong, Brenna turns to Nic Giovanni, her family's nemesis. . . . Years ago, she ended her secret relationship with Nic, choosing loyalty to her family over the hot passion they shared. But now he's back in her life, he's loaned her a million dollars, and their feelings for each other are stronger than ever. Brenna must find out for herself: Is Nic the love of her life? Or the schemer who could topple the Marcelli dynasty -- and break her heart? Meet the Marcelli family in a wonderful series that's warm, witty, and stunningly sensual. Look forThe Sparkling One, The Sassy One, andThe Marcelli Bride, all available from Pocket Star Books!
It was bad enough being hauled out of bed by palace guards. Now Victoria McCallan had just offered to pay off her father's gambling debts--with herself as the prize! So the palace secretary was shocked when sexy Prince Kateb made her a counteroffer. . . . When Kateb whisked Victoria off to the desert to be his mistress for six months, the widowed ruler had no intention of falling in love. But the outspoken Texas transplant was soon tempting him to change his royal ways. Duty decreed the El Deharia sheik should wed a proper mate, but Kateb's heart was telling him something else: to claim Victoria as his woman--now and forever.
EVERYTHING ABOUT THE PALACE HAD ALWAYS INTRIGUED HER. . . Including the incredibly handsome crown prince himself. There was no denying that Murat was a man of mystery, power and many talents. But for a husband, Daphne Snowden wanted more. Sure, future "queen" sounded lovely, but she wanted someone who saw her as more than a woman to bear the next heir to the throne. Someone who respected her. Someone who loved her. Still, there was that niggling burning desire and unfinished business between them. . . . And though time had changed him, it had not erased her interest in the only man she ever loved. But obey his demands and marry him? Never!
FROM ROYAL NANNY TO PRINCESS BRIDE?Dedicated teacher Kayleen James was determined to safeguard the future of her orphaned students--even if it meant defying Prince As'ad of El Deharia himself! But the seductive ruler stunned her by offering to adopt the three little girls. On one condition. . . Suddenly As'ad was a single father in desperate need of a nanny, and Kayleen was the only woman for the job. Soon the palace was in an uproar--all because of the spirited redhead. Losing his heart wasn't part of the arrangement, until Kayleen showed the honor-bound sheik what he'd been missing. Could he convince her that she belonged in his exotic desert kingdom as his princess--and his wife?
Maggie Collins had come to the exotic kingdom of El Deharia to restore Prince Qadir's antique car. . . notto get married. The no-frills mechanic had been burned by love before, and marriage--even to a seductive sheik--didn't top her agenda. But then Qadir made her an offer sheshouldhave refused. It was meant to be a temporary engagement. . . until Maggie discovered she was pregnant. Now Qadir was honor-bound to give Maggie and her child the protection of his name. He never expected her to sweep him off his feet. Would there be a royal wedding after all?
"YOU'D BETTER GET MOVING, BIG GUY. " Prince Jefri of Bahania had just been bested. . . by a woman! And not just any female, but Billie Van Horn, his gorgeous, take-no-prisoners flight instructor who was more than a match for this ultramasculine male. Well, she might be an ace in the air, but when it came to romance Billie was determined to keep both feet on the ground. So why did the sexy sheik make her feel as if she were soaring high above the clouds? She knew that when royal honor called, her high-born lover would fly from her side forever. . . unless Jefri defied his destiny and chose love. . . .
"I'M WHAT. . . '" No, not pregnant, thank heavens. Emma would have known that. But married? Well, if the man standing before her--the very love of her college life--was to be believed, she was. And suddenly he was claiming to be a desert prince, too. Sure, they'd had a "pretend" ceremony and honeymoon in the Caribbean. But it was pretend, wasn't it? Prince Reyhan claimed his father, the king, had decided it was time for him to marry. There was just one little glitch--Reyhan was already married. So, the king ordered Reyhan's wife--Emma--to a two-week trip to paradise before he would grant a royal annulment. But wasn't paradise the perfect place for love?
When half-American Princess Sabra (aka Sabrina Johnson) is kidnapped by Prince Kardal Khan while searching for the legendary City of Thieves, she soon realizes that his heated touch makes her body betray her recklessly. She doesn't want to feel cared for in her captor's tender embrace. After living a lonely life, rejected by her father--King Hassan--and treated dismissively by her mother, all she's ever wanted was someone to love her. But falling for the sexy Sheik, otherwise known as the Prince of the City of Thieves, was simply out of the question! The virile Sheik didn't consider kidnapping Sabrina an act of theft; he was claiming what was rightfully his. Unbeknownst to the fiery beauty, she had been betrothed to be his wife!
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