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Three Weddings and a Family On the road to happily-ever-after, a long-lost family is found! MARRIAGE-MINDED MILLIONAIRE? Reo Sampson was too busy making money to think about playing house. But when his pretty new assistant, Rusty Hanson, accompanied him for weekend negotiations, Reo discovered he liked--a little too much--having the sexy redhead by his side. And for a marriage-shy millionaire like himself, that was very unnerving... Rusty couldn't help but dream when her handsome boss took her in his arms. But she knew Reo didn't share her marriage wishes. Then the "boardroom barracuda" started showing a more husbandly side, and Rusty decided all Reo needed was a little push--straight down the aisle!
Darcy Malone can't quite believe she's let smooth-talking tycoon Trey Kent talk her into posing as his fiancée for a high-profile TV advertising campaign. In exchange for helping her establish her own business, Trey wants Darcy to act the adoring wife-to-be on and off screen, at least until the promotion is finished!Darcy may be a great businesswoman and is determined not to mix pleasure with business. Trouble is, with every sizzling on-screen kiss they share, Darcy's resolve weakens. Until deal, or no deal, she can't help but wish that Trey's passionate response isn't just for the cameras...!
A royal fortune Millionaire hotel magnate Evan Tyler will stop at nothing to get revenge. So when the perfect opportunity arises--a chance to have Elena Royal, the daughter of his biggest competitor--he doesn't think twice. Evan plans not only to seduce family secrets from the sexy hotel heiress, he also plans to enjoy every second of it! But when the affair ends, Evan is forced to choose between payback or more pleasure in Elena's bed. Could this shrewd businessman negotiate a way to have both?
Page & Associates has changed in the four years since Cienna and Keith and the sex scandal that rocked the city. Now the gang's back, this time with the new and improved Reka being promoted from receptionist to paralegal. Reka's tired of the no-good men she attracts and the drama they keep filling her life with so she's vowed to focus on work and helping Tacoma plan his wedding.Erotic email messages find their way into the inboxes of Page & Associates' employees, keeping them all in a perpetual state of arousal. Khalil Franklin is hired to put a stop to them. Instead, Reka's presence stops him dead in his tracks. She's not what he's used to, not what he expects, yet that doesn't stop him from wanting her, needing her.When two unlikely cohorts meet at a swinger's club a plan for revenge is hatched, even as the email scandal erupts on the top floor of Page & Associates. Experience seduction on a corporate level.
When a mystery woman with a gleam in her eye and trouble on her mind hops on the back of Logan Chisholm's Harley, he thinks he's in for a wild ride.But Jennifer "JJ" Blythe James might be more than he bargained for.The pretty pop star is running scared. Desperately trying to escape her past, JJ's defenses are on high alert.She doesn't really want the cowboy's protection, but Logan knows that with a killer on her trail, she needs it. It's the only way the songbird who's corralled his heart will live to sing another day.
First in a new series about some hard-riding rodeo cowboys. . . and the women who can rein them in. Sports therapist Lainie Capshaw has been rehabilitating injured cowboys long enough to know that a charming western drawl combined with a fine physical form doesn't mean you fall for the man. So no one is more surprised than Lainie when she finds herself involved with not one, but two different men: Hank Lawson, a bullfighter, and Kyle Gilchrist, a bull rider. Lainie feels guilty about her two-timing, but it doesn't keep her from doubling her fun-that is until Hank catches her with Kyle. She's shocked that Hank isn't mad. But she's more shocked to learn Hank and Kyle are hometown buddies. But when the men offer to share her-in every way-she knows that she's going to have to choose the one man who can give her the ride of her life. . .
No woman in her right mind would consent to wearing a corset for a month. Especially a "skinny-challenged" woman like Tessa. But dreams of being debt-free dance in her head at the offer of appearing in a reality TV show. "A Month in the Life of a Victorian Duke" is about real people pretending to live on an English estate, circa 1879. And Tessa's leading man-a real-life Duke-is so handsome she can barely breathe, with or without the corset...
Dear Diary, However much I might not be loving my rotation in A&E, there is one perk that makes my job more fun.... Flirting with senior registrar Cort Mason is definitely a distraction, but a moonlit walk on the beach can't be a good idea...and as for kissing him? Well, that's deliciously dangerous! --Ruby
For Shelly London, relocating to Houston for a top-secret space project could rock her world. Until the ambitious aerospace engineer collides with Lincoln Ripley. A hotshot astronaut, Lincoln is sexy, arrogant and a know-it-all, but he launches Shelly's hormones right into orbit. Getting lost in space with the gorgeous wannabe astronaut could be the best thing that ever happened to Lincoln's flight path. Just as soon as he finds out who's trying to sabotage their spacecraft. Then Shelly better watch out, because now Lincoln has a double mission: to catch the culprit, then take off with Shelly for a rendezvous with love!
The truth is way out there. . . Kia cant imagine why her cousin Mala left planet Nerak--utterly perfect in an ever-so-slightly boring kind of way--to go in search of Earth men. At least, not until she meets a virile, muscular human intent on rescuing her (how quaint!) from a bar brawl. And while at first Kia just wants undercover cop Nick Scericino to help locate her cousin. . . well, it would be a shame to come all this way without finding out whether everything really is bigger in Texas. . . Nick knows trouble when he sees it. And right now, trouble is sitting at the bar--black-clad, sexy as hell, and about to mess up his sting operation to take down some Russian mobsters. Could she have mafia connections? Kias certainly not like any woman hes known--flat out demanding sex, and following through with a sensational romp that leaves his mind blown and world rocked. Other options: a) shes crazy, or b) shes not kidding about being an alien. In which case, hes in even deeper trouble. Because the only thing worse than falling wildly in lust with someone whos not playing with a full holodeck is the thought that shell soon be leaving for a galaxy far, far away. . . Karen Kelley lives in a small Texas town with her husband and their very spoiled Pekingese, six Koi fish, and various wild birds that eat way too much. Shes also a collector of junk which she fondly refers to as antiques. Her motto in life is to enjoy each moment of it. She would be happy to hear from her readers at kkelley@classicnet. net.
The truth is way out there. . . Kia can't imagine why her cousin Mala left planet Nerak--utterly perfect in an ever-so-slightly boring kind of way--to go in search of Earth men. At least, not until she meets a virile, muscular human intent on rescuing her (how quaint!) from a bar brawl. And while at first Kia just wants undercover cop Nick Scericino to help locate her cousin. . .well, it would be a shame to come all this way without finding out whether everything really is bigger in Texas. . . Nick knows trouble when he sees it. And right now, trouble is sitting at the bar--black-clad, sexy as hell, and about to mess up his sting operation to take down some Russian mobsters. Could she have mafia connections? Kia's certainly not like any woman he's known--flat out demanding sex, and following through with a sensational romp that leaves his mind blown and world rocked. Other options: a) she's crazy, or b) she's not kidding about being an alien. In which case, he's in even deeper trouble. Because the only thing worse than falling wildly in lust with someone who's not playing with a full holodeck is the thought that she'll soon be leaving for a galaxy far, far away. . .Karen Kelley lives in a small Texas town with her husband and their very spoiled Pekingese, six Koi fish, and various wild birds that eat way too much. She's also a collector of junk which she fondly refers to as antiques. Her motto in life is to enjoy each moment of it.
Handle with Care: These books sizzle! Red-Hot Reads are fast-paced romances featuring the Cosmo fun, fearless female and a super sexy hero, and are sprinkled with sparkling dialogue, real-life situations and hot sex. These bite-size stories can be read in an evening and are written by today's bestselling authors.From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Dane comes CAKE-a delicious romance where one taste will never be enough. USA TODAY bestseller Tawny Weber kicks off a trilogy when her heroine, after the ultimate makeover, is no longer content to let what happens in Vegas stay in Vegas. HelenKay Dimon's savvy heroine runs a website that rates the dating prowess of Washington's movers and shakers. When her latest assignment brings her face-to-face with the sexy but mysterious Forest Redder, Jordan decides to do a little "hands-on" research of her own. In Jina Bacarr's NAKED SUSHI our geek girl heroine lives out every woman's fantasy when she finds herself alone late one night at the office with the hot repair guy... And that's Chapter One!CAKE by Lauren DaneFEARLESS by Tawny WeberEVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW by HelenKay DimonNAKED SUSHI by Jina Bacarr
What happens when two small-town girls' lives collide in the Big Apple? Meet Lindsay and Charlie. Two smart and fabulous African American single girls who work hard and play hard, only to find their careers and love lives taking tragicomic turns. Lindsay, a successful television executive, makes the "A" list for the hottest events in New York City. Charlie is devoted to the dream of becoming a screenwriter, and happily in love with her fiancé. And while Lindsay's heart belongs to a handsome, high-powered video director, Charlie's fiancé offers stability and family life - two kids from a previous relationship. When they meet it's the classic case of each one thinking the other's grass is greener. But the romance of Gotham starts to fade as reality shakes up both women's worlds. They discover they are two sides of the same coin. Funny, sweet, and endlessly charming,Cosmopolitan Girlsis a winning concoction that will resonate with women everywhere.
Shackled to her enemy!As the prison gates close behind her, newly free Beth Lazenby vows that they are also closing on her past. Until she encounters the merciless lawyer who helped wrongfully imprison her all those years ago....Still convinced of her guilt, Dante Cannavaro is stunned when his anger boils over into passion! There's no chance he'll allow Beth to escape-especially now she's carrying his heir!Faced with a proposal that is more of a command than a request, will Beth ever be able to prove her innocence? Or will she be forever beholden to her enemy?
Can one woman's fear undo the rest of her life? Alex Carter's struggle with love, loss, and faith requires her to face long-held dreams and the man she once left behind. For Alex Carter, everything is going according to plan--she's built a successful career and has a steady boyfriend--until life decides to throw a wrench in the mix. Suddenly, her company threatens to downsize and her boyfriend ends their relationship. It is then that she realizes that, like many women, she has neglected to pursue love and family--the goals closest to her heart--in favor of a career. As a new year begins and Alex decides to focus on personal concerns, she runs into an old flame, Nathan Chestnut. Though she once had it bad for Nathan, she's careful about trusting him again. Alex's remedy is to ask him for an unexpected favor, which seems like the perfect resolution to her broken belief in happiness until she realizes that it can only grant her a piece of her dreams. As her heart and reality get in the way of her request, Alex reaches a major crossroad. Will she gather her faith and fix the situation? Or will she suffer in silence for the rest of her life?
Redmond "Red" Malone instantly agrees when his dying mentor asks him to deal with a situation discreetly. Yet convincing "the mistress" Allison York to sign a document keeping silent about the relationship leaves Red feeling...off. Allison is smart, honest and beautiful-not at all like the gold digger he'd assumed she'd be. Even more unsettling is that the single mom wants nothing to do with Red or any offer he has.Still, Red is persistent, and the more he's with Allison, the more he realizes he's found where he wants to be. He's found his home. But the silent secret between them threatens their happiness. And Red is faced with a dilemma: to keep his promise, or let the truth set them free.
Jake Freedman is biding his time before exacting vengeance on the man who destroyed his family. And if a blind date with Costarella's daughter will keep his bitterest enemy sweet, Jake will don his bespoke Italian suit and mask his cynicism with a killer smile. ... Jake's practiced touch hooks the innocent Laura Costarella into a dangerous affair. But the treacherously tempting Laura is the only conquest Jake's ever desired more than the ruination of the Costarellas. It seems that, in this case, revenge is a dish best served red-hot!
"My favourite historical novelist. "-Margaret Drabble"Sparkling. "-Independent on SundayA sham betrothal isn't the only thing that gets Kitty and Freddy into trouble, but it's definitely the beginning . . A most unusual heroFreddy is immensely rich, of course, and not bad-looking, but he's mild-mannered, a bit hapless-not anything like his virile, handsome, rakish cousin Jack . . . A heroine in a difficult situationYoung Kitty Charing stands to inherit a vast fortune from her irascible and eccentric guardian-provided she marries one of his great-nephews . . . A sham betrothal No sooner does Kitty arrive in London then the race for her hand begins, but between confirmed rakes and bumbling affections, Kitty needs a daring scheme . . . "Thus begins Cotillion, arguably the funniest, most charming of Georgette Heyer's many delightful Regency romances. "-Amazon. co. uk"Triumphantly good . . . Georgette Heyer is unbeatable. " -Sunday Telegraph
You'll fall in love with the spirited Fitzgerald family as they find romance in the turbulent world of pre-Civil War America. Raised to defy societal convention and follow their passions, these men's and women's rebellious hearts meet their matches in these delightful novels.The Reluctant Debutante: Ginger Fitzpatrick would rather be rallying for women's rights than attending the Cotillion Ball--until she sets her eye on Joseph Lafontaine, a half Ojibwa Indian New York society considers totally unsuitable for marriage to a fine, cultured young lady. The Abolitionist's Secret: Heather Fitzpatrick falls for young army lieutenant David Whitman, who is tracking the runaway slave she rescued a few nights earlier. Can their attraction survive the coming divide between North and South? Banking on Temperance: At age 23, Basil Fitzpatrick is the owner of the St. Louis branch of the family banking business with his pick of the ladies - but it's impoverished spitfire Temperance Jones, daughter of a circuit-riding preacher, who catches his eye. She's determined to get to Oregon - does he have the courage to follow? Sensuality Level: Sensual
A snowkissed country proposal After a handsome stranger comes to paediatrician Sophies rescue, shes horrified to discover hes Dr Lucas Blake her new colleague. Working side by side with her gorgeous saviour is definitely going to test her must-stay-single vow! With Christmas just around the corner, Lucas has his sights firmly on this guarded beauty. And as the first snowflakes drift down over their charming Cotswold village, he decides its time for Sophie to realise she deserves a miracle
In her fifty-fourth bestselling novel, Danielle Steel weaves a compelling story of fame and friendship, charmed lives and private struggles...and of three very different men whose lives converge and collide at The Cottage.On a sunny day in Hollywood, a gleaming Rolls-Royce convertible pulls through the gates of the magnificent estate known as The Cottage. Modeled after the "cottages" of Newport, Rhode Island, the spacious, elegant property, sitting on fourteen acres of lush Bel Air, fits its owner to a T. For the man behind the wheel of the Rolls is Hollywood's ageless wonder, Cooper Winslow. A star of the silver screen for decades, a man whose allure to women is the stuff of legend, Coop exudes grace, charm, and old-fashioned style. But today Coop Winslow is in for a major surprise. He's broke. And with no major roles coming his way, Coop is faced with the heartbreaking prospect of selling his beloved home of forty years, or at least renting out the gatehouse and part of the main house. A huge blow to Coop, whose debonair attitude allows him to escape reality much of the time. His new tenants, Mark Friedman and Jimmy O'Connor, are busy coping with problems of their own. Mark's wife of sixteen years just walked out, and Jimmy recently lost his own wife to a devastating illness. But everything changes when Mark's teenage son and daughter move in. Suddenly, The Cottage is transformed, with music blasting from every corner, teenagers on skateboards crashing into vintage cars, and a never-ending parade of young starlets streaming in and out to visit Coop. But amid all the noise and the chaos, something unexpected is happening. Three men who never would have met are becoming friends...and each man finds himself changing in surprising ways, Coop most of all. Because beneath the dazzle and flash, the impeccably tailored suits and the sheer bravado, is a man trying to keep control of his carefully ordered world-a world that is becoming more and more unpredictable with each passing day. First, a tabloid scandal erupts, threatening Coop's budding romance with a wealthy debutante. . .A stranger approaches Coop with stunning news....A devastating accident almost claims the life of one of the housemates....And in the midst of it all, The Cottage welcomes a new houseguest with a secret of her own, who will change Coop's life in unexpected ways. Because among the people who share his cottage and his life, Coop Winslow-loner, bachelor, movie star-may find the rarest of all opportunities: a chance to build a happiness he could never have dreamed of on his own, and to become the kind of human being he has never been. Against a glittering backdrop of celebrity and glamour, Danielle Steel digs deeper to tell a story of friendship and love, tragedy and second chances...of the choices and unexpected turns of fate that can shape characters and lives.From the Hardcover edition.
A remote cottage on the wild coast of Cornwall sounded to Blythe Barton Stowe like the perfect escape from the pain and humiliation of recent events in her Hollywood life. But soon she seems to be reliving a centuries-old tragedy, and the handsome owner of the shabby manor house on the hill appears vitally entwined in her destiny. As they unearth one shocking family secret after another, Blythe is forced to conclude that her intriguing neighbor is more than just an impecunious British gentleman bent on saving his ancestral home. And the impeccably honorable Lucas Teague begins to see Blythe as a lifeline in an otherwise bleak existence. But is the unbridled attraction they're experiencing a dangerous distraction, or could it be strong enough to transcend the insurmountable complexities of time and place...?
www.SheilasPlace.comHow to Change Your Life... Can a book change your life? Yes, when it's Simplicity, Muriel Sterling's guide to plain living. In fact, it inspires Jen Heath to leave her stressful, overcommitted life in Seattle and move to Icicle Falls, where she rents a lovely little cottage on Juniper Ridge. And where she can enjoy simple pleasures-like joining the local book club-and complicated ones, like falling in love with her sexy landlord, Garrett Armstrong. Her sister Toni is ready for a change, too. She has a teenage daughter who's constantly texting her friends, a husband who's more involved with his computer than he is with her, and a son who's consumed by video games. Toni wants her family to grow closer-to return to a simpler way of life. Other women in town, like Stacy Thomas, are also inspired to unload their excess stuff and some of the extra responsibilities they've taken on. But as they all discover, sometimes life simply happens. It doesn't always happen simply!
A delicious treat. Don't miss a visit to Apple Valley! --Emily March, New York Times bestselling authorIn Apple Valley, Washington, true friends are never far, neighbors can help heal the loneliest hearts--and longed-for dreams can unexpectedly become real . . . Charlotte Garrison's second chance is falling into place just like she's carefully planned. A few more sales of her heavenly sweets and she'll be able to turn the empty shop on Main Street into her own bakery--a plan much more sensible than ever again risking her heart. But when a rambunctious three-year-old girl lands on town deputy Max Stanford's doorstep, Charlotte finds helping the good-looking deputy care for her is sparking the most impossible dreams . . . Max has never been much for settling down. But while he finds out if little Zuzu is really his daughter, Charlotte's warmth and caring makes him want to prove he's worthy of her trust. And as they struggle to come to terms with their pasts, Max will do whatever it takes to show Charlotte home is where dreams come true--and he and Zuzu are all the love and home she'll ever need. Praise For The House On Main Street A wonderful, warmhearted story. --RT Book Reviews
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