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A sex slave who's never been touched... National bestselling author Lisa Cach spins an erotic, passionate novel about a young Roman Empire slave who's intended to become her king's concubine--until a rugged barbarian prince takes her heart...and more.Lovely Nimia is a slave to King Sygarius, who's grooming her to be his consort as soon as she reaches full womanhood. And that time is very close. Nimia is forced to attend shocking lessons in the erotic arts; lessons that leave her body aroused and her mind conflicted. Because while she's attracted to Sygarius's power and eroticism, her spirit rebels at being his slave. Then one of Sygarius's allies comes to visit. Smart and ambitious, Clovis burns to take over Sygarius's kingdom--and the beautiful Nimia. And though her virginity is meant for Sygarius, Clovis takes it with her enthusiastic consent. When Sygarius learns that she is no longer a virgin, Nimia flees for her life. But can she find Clovis before the wrath of Sygarius--and imminent death--finds her first?
National bestselling author Lisa Cach's erotic, passionate story continues in Part Two of the series about Nimia--the Roman Empire slave girl whose prophetic gift is unloosed by sexual encounters.Reunited with Clovis, now king of his barbarian tribe, Nimia and he "celebrate" sexually. Frequently. But sometimes he takes it too far, subjecting her to erotic activities that make her wonder if she'd be better off with her former master, Sygarius. She's in love with Clovis, though, and he says he loves her, too... But there's a coldness in his eyes that makes her wonder if he really does--or if he's just using her prophetic gift for his own gain.King Sygarius, meanwhile, wants Nimia back. When he captures her and sexually enslaves her again, she discovers a crystal chalice inscribed with a design that echoes those tattooed on her body. And when Clovis rescues her from Sygarius, she steals the chalice to take with her.A Christian priest suspects it's the Holy Grail, but Nimia has a strong feeling it's a remnant of her lost tribe, the Phanne. But even the chalice cannot tell her if the child she carries belongs to Clovis... or to his greatest enemy: Sygarius.
National bestselling author Lisa Cach continues the erotic, passionate story of a young Roman Empire slave with a prophetic gift, whose sexual adventures lead her to love, heartache, power, and loss...ever hoping for true love.Beautiful Nimia is sent by the King of Gaul to the court of King Alaric II, to seduce him into handing over Sygarius--her first master, who had cruelly betrayed her, and to whom Alaric has given sanctuary. She is also there as a spy to gain information to help conquer Alaric's kingdom. Intelligent, devoutly religious, and sexually inhibited, Alaric presents Nimia with a fresh challenge. She must use the most subtle of her erotic skills to seduce him, only to find herself being seduced as well...and possibly falling in love? When Sygarius is handed over to her, Nimia finds herself torn between vengeance and forgiveness--and reluctant to leave Alaric, who just might be the love of her life....
Romance author Grace Fairchild has just received her fourth threatening note. She's in San Francisco for a romance convention and decides she needs a bodyguard. Sure, she can come up with a list of suspects who don't like her, but she's having a hard time believing that any of them would want to kill her.
When Rowan Crosswhite is out of a job, she comes up with a way to make ends meet- her own phone-sex line. But when Will Foster calls, she's the one who gets all worked up. Will can't believe a woman as sexy as Rowan has to resort to giving phone sex to strangers... especially when he wants her to give it to him! Once she does, it doesn't take long to convince her that burning up the sheets is better than burning up the phone lines. Detective Wes Shaw thinks he's seen it all- until he meets Tempest Boucher. She's a blend of artistic sensuality and no-nonsense practicality that he can't resist. Too bad he suspects one of her companies is a front for an illegal sex ring... and possibly murder. Tempest always lived by the rules but being the subject of an intense investigation by a sexy cop sparks all kinds of rebellious impulses. Soon his interrogations lead to intimate confessions... and hotter explorations!
The small book with the biggest collection of loving ideas ever gathered in one place, now in a tenth anniversary edition. This is the ultimate practical, giftable resource for couples, filled with 10,000 ideas for expressing affection. 10,000 Ways to Say I Love You overflows with surprise ideas, back-to-basics classics that always work, and inspired twists on creative expression. Readers can express true affection with secret love notes, perpetual bouquets, secluded picnics, outrageous gifts and 9,996 more ways to say I love you. This tenth anniversary edition offers fresh tips for today's world of texting and social networking, giving readers more reasons than ever to pick up this best-loved romantic collection.
#WorstDatesEverAfter a nasty breakup, Tally Gladstone has no interest in anything serious. But she's dipped her wary toe back into dating with a few blind dates-all bad...or worse. The only good thing to come out of it is a sizable following on social media. Her latest date is doomed from the get-go-he isn't even straight. But at least he knows someone who meets her every very exacting wish#EpicHotLover?American-in-London Brent O'Neill is everything she wants-on paper. He's hot, sexy and emotionally off-limits. Tally can play all she likes without getting burned. He's so good in bed he's addictive. But her millions of social media followers want disaster, not boring-ever-after. They might get their way yet-how is she going to walk away before her heart is in tatters?
Are you aching for more shade? The experts in erotic romance invite you to delve deeper into the tantalizing world of BDSM with a selection of delightfully wicked novellas that will ignite your senses. Explore your darkest fantasies with ten daring, intense stories by some of the biggest names in the genre. If you're looking for a lip-bitingly sexy escape, 10 Shades of Seduction will claim you. You know you want it.... Sarah McCarty Tiffany Reisz Alison Tyler Lisa Renee Jones Portia Da Costa Saskia Walker Anne Calhoun Alegra Verde
The maid of honor's to-do list for handling the best man:#1 Charm him.#2 Find out everything about him from friends and family.#3 Size definitely matters: especially when it comes to the ego. Tread carefully if he has a big one....Sabrina Millard has a plan and a list for everything, including her role as maid of honor at her BFF's wedding. The best man is a whole different matter. She knows Connor McCoy is trouble-she once had a disastrous encounter with him years ago. Now that he's supersexy and supersuccessful, it's even worse. Especially as he's just proved who's in charge by shattering her legendary control...under the table at the rehearsal dinner!Connor's having fun seducing prim Sabrina. Which is so wrong-she's the ultimate good girl, while his past is...complicated. Only Sabrina has him breaking all his own rules....
"My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." --Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice The taboo affair of Jane and Mr. Rochester. The (literally) timeless love between Edward and Bella. The improbable pairing of Grace and Josh. Climb between the covers with The 100 Best Romance Novels, collected here for the very first time. Avid fans of the romance genre, the ladies at Crimson Romance know a thing or two about igniting scintillating passion. They've not only collected 100 of the best romance novels of all time, but also provided delicious summaries for each of their picks. From tempting classics like E.M. Hull's The Sheik to adrenaline-pumping contemporaries like Jennifer Crusie's Bet Me, this collection of romance novels is sure to melt your heart!
PURE HUNK How did Danielle Herte get mixed up in a zany trail ride with a gaggle of giggling teenage girls and a cowboy who gave new meaning to the term sexy? She agreed to the outing to bond with her rebellious daughter--not become smitten with handsome Cody Walker. But one look into his electric blue eyes and Danielle was mesmerized.... PURE ATTRACTION! Full of arrogance and pride, Cody was the embodiment of the Wild West--the stuff that real man were made of. This 100% pure cowboy wasn't the kind of man a good girl should have. But nevertheless he was just the man she wanted! And this city gal had to learn how to lasso her cowboy--fast!
Dear Reader, Guess what? I'm falling in love! With Mack McAfee. My baby daughter, Noelle, and I have been living next door to Mack since the spring. I'm still a little wary about our relationship, because I haven't always made good decisions when it comes to men. My baby's father, David Rhodes, is testament to that. I'm so worried he might sue for custody. In the meantime, the World War II letters I found are a wonderful distraction. Both Mack and I are trying to learn what happened to the soldier who wrote them and the woman he loved. Come by sometime for a glass of iced tea and I'll show you the letters. Plus I'll tell you the latest about Grace and Olivia, my brother Linc and his wife, Lori (who tied the knot about five minutes after they met!), and all our other mutual friends. Oh, and maybe Mack can join us....Mary Jo Wyse
Dear Reader,You've probably heard that my wife has left me. Rachel's pregnant, and she says she can't handle the stress in our household anymore. My thirteen-year-old daughter, Jolene, is jealous of her. Maybe it's my fault. As a widower I spoiled her-Jolene was reading over my shoulder just now and says that's not true. She claims Rachel ruined everything. But that's not true. The real question is: How can I get my wife back? I don't even know where she is. She's not with Teri Polgar or any of her other friends from the salon. The other question is...when will Jolene grow up and stop acting like such a brat? Of course, I'm not the only one in town with problems. Linc Wyse's father-in-law is trying to destroy his business. And you know Charlotte Rhodes? Seems she's becoming forgetful, and the family's worried about her and Ben. Lots of other stuff going on-but Rachel is better at keeping up with it than I am.If you have any idea where my wife is, give me a call. Please.Bruce Peyton
Get out the mistletoe! Twelve days of Christmas. . . twelve stories filled with the magic of holiday romance. . . perfect reading for a snowy winter's day. Bundle includes Faith, Hope and Love, The Christmas Bride, Christmas Passions, A Seasonal Secret, Return of the Light, Star Light, Star Bright, Naughty or Nice?, Christmas Fantasy, A Christmas Marriage Ultimatum, A Prince for Christmas, The Millionaire's Christmas Wish and Merry Christmas, Baby
The people of Cedar Cove know how to celebrate Christmas. Like Grace and Olivia and everyone else, Beth Morehouse expects this Christmas to be one of her best. Her small Christmas-tree farm is prospering, her daughters and her dogs are happy and well, and her new relationship with local vet Ted Reynolds is showing plenty of romantic promise.But...someone recently left a basket ï ¬ lled with puppies on her doorstep, puppies she's determined to place in good homes. That's complication number one. And number two is that her daughters Bailey and Sophie have invited their dad, Beth's ex-husband, Kent, to Cedar Cove for Christmas. The girls have visions of a mom-and-dad reunion dancing in their heads.As always in life-and in Cedar Cove-there are surprises, too. More than one family's going to have a puppy under the tree. More than one scheme will go awry. And more than one romance will have a happy ending!
Revisit book two in JT Ellison's heart-racing, fan-favorite Taylor Jackson series!Ten victims, each with pale skin and long dark hair. All have been slashed across the throat, the same red lipstick smeared across their lips.In the mid-1980s the Snow White Killer terrorized the streets of Nashville, Tennessee. Then suddenly the murders stopped. A letter from the killer to the police stated that his work was done.Now four more bodies are found, marked with his fatal signature. The residents of Nashville fear a madman has returned, decades later, to finish his sick fairy tale. Homicide Lieutenant Taylor Jackson believes the killings are the work of a copycat killer who's even more terrifying. For this monster is meticulously honing his craft as he mimics famous serial murders...proving that the past is not to be forgotten.
Things change. Coming home isn't easy for Dylan Donovan. He left thirteen years ago, carrying a terrible secret about his father, and he can't believe what's happened since. His widowed mother is now a savvy entrepreneur, his family home has been turned into student housing and his brothers seem to think his well-meant advice is just bossy interference. And then there's Maddie Lamont-Dylan doesn't know what to think about her.People change. Maddie's grown up a lot since the summer she spent with the Donovans. The braces, thick glasses and boyish figure have all been replaced, and Dylan's man enough to appreciate the transformation. What he doesn't appreciate is the influence Maddie seems to have on his family-particularly his mother. But like it or not, he has to get along with Maddie and remember that change is good. At least, that's what he keeps telling himself....
ANGELA PARETTI, CALL YOUR MOTHER! Which is what Angie meant to do, except she wasn't quite sure how to explain how a simple chauffeuring assignment had trapped her in a mountain cabin, on Valentine's Day, with handsome CEO Jack Merritt. JACK MERRITT, CALL YOUR OFFICE! He wanted to, but since bullets were suddenly bouncing off his limo, he had little time for amenities--or even for his very enticing driver. Was their secluded hideout a safe haven--or the beginning of another sort of danger altogether? Holiday Honeymoons. Because when you combine holidays with weddings, something magical happens!
When the best-looking man she'd ever set eyes on strode into the diner, Jolie Carleton nearly forgot she'd sworn off men after her fiance jilted her. Now this sexy cowboy was asking her to live at his family ranch and look after a ten-month-old infant! Jolie needed a job, and Griff needed her-in more ways than one.Sheer desperation made Griff hire the stranded city beauty on the spot. His nephew needed a woman's care. But the longer the pretty Miss Carleton stayed, the more Griff realized he needed some TLC, too. Was the nanny from nowhere the key to unlocking his hardened heart-and creating a family filled with love...?
From best friend to frenemy to flat-out enemy For her Sweet Sixteen, Jordan Wright gets rid of the frizzy hair, the conservative clothes, and finally likes the hip new girl smiling in the mirror. So when she hears about an open casting call for the hottest rapper's new video, she has the confidence to go for it. She and her best friend, Adrienne, try out with hundreds of hopefuls, but only Jordan makes it. Adrienne seems fine with it. But when Jordan starts getting some serious attention, Adrienne turns into a hater. And after Jordan has an innocent in-the-hall conversation with Adrienne's ex-boyfriend--they dated for one week, like four years ago!--Adrienne plots to ruin Jordan's life by spreading rumors, writing stuff on the bathroom walls and telling Jordan she'd be better off dead. Suddenly Jordan's popularity is fading. Forget sweet sixteen. She soon discovers that what she needs most is to find the strength to be herself.
Olivia LockhartCedar Cove, WashingtonDear Reader,You don't know me yet, but in a few hours that's going to change. You see, I'm inviting you to my home and my town of Cedar Cove because I want you to meet my family, friends and neighbors. Come and hear their stories-maybe even their secrets!I have to admit that my own secrets are pretty open. My marriage failed some years ago, and I have a rather...difficult relationship with my daughter, Justine. Then there's my mother, Charlotte, who has plenty of opinions and is always willing to share them.Here's an example. I'm a family court judge and she likes to drop in on my courtroom. Recently I was hearing a divorce petition. In my mother's view, young Cecilia and Ian Randall hadn't tried hard enough to make their marriage work-and I actually agreed. So I rendered my judgment: Divorce Denied.Well, you wouldn't believe the reaction! Thanks to an article by Jack Griffin, the editor of our local paper (and a man I wouldn't mind seeing more of ), everyone's talking.Cedar Cove-people love it and sometimes they leave it, but they never forget it!See you soon...Olivia
There isnt a situation that cant be fixed by a coat of chocolate body paint or a liberal smear of Champagne Lick, right? Wrong Ever since her father was murdered by a gang of youths, Sienna Lloyd has named herself Potterfords protector-her sexy lingerie shop is a place where the towns women can visit and feel safe. But when that shop is in danger of closing, Sienna needs a solution that will keep her in Potterford, where she can always look out for her mother, friends, and clients. The answer? Move the shop to her home at 16 Marsden Place. The problem? Her new neighbor, the delicious but seriously uptight Jack Beaton. Oh, and his four-year-old twin girls. Jack has just moved to the tiny town of Potterford in a bid to start over. To build a new life that keeps his children safe from their violent and sex-crazed mother. So when he discovers his neighbor intends to open a sex shop right next door, Jack will do anything to ensure it doesnt happen...including fighting every ounce of his attraction to the shops owner and his innate need to trust again.
Off the coast of Burma Two women pearl divers found a handful of unheard of blue pearls, 18 millimeters in diameter. As a reward, they were savage. Grady and Julia search for the truth and pearls.
With fugitive parents, a brother dodging loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw family his business, a buff body mover looking to make a move on her and her ex-fiancé back in the picture, Carlotta Wren thought her life couldn't get any more complicated. And then...Her best friend jumps on the body-moving bandwagon. Her fugitive parents phone home. Her identity is stolen by a look-alike. Her look-alike is found, well...dead. Under suspicion for murder, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might've been bumped off accidentally-and that she could be the real target! Throw in dealing with her motley crew of family, friends and wannabe lovers, and Carlotta begins to think that jail isn't such a bad alternative after all. ...
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