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Alexander Konstantinakos has discovered that one passionate night in England had its consequences: two, to be precise. Out of the blue he's turned up on Ruby Wareham's doorstep-to take his twin sons back to Greece! Ruby's shocked that she's still so attracted to dark, sexy and powerful Alexander. She's afraid she might lose her beautiful boys, whom she's struggled to bring up on her own, but maybe there's a solution: Can she wed Sander--a virtual stranger--and live as his wife, and in his bed?
Will you marry me-again? DO YOU, MAGGIE, TAKE GARRETT...? They'd vowed to love in sickness and in health, but Garrett Hughes's undercover work for the DEA had torn apart his marriage to Maggie. Now he was injured, and Maggie's healing hands were the only things he wanted-until he discovered something so terrifying that he had no choice but to send her away. But he hadn't reckoned on Maggie's determination. Now that she had Garrett in her arms again, she wouldn't-couldn't-let him go. This time she would fight for her marriage-her husband-with all she had. They would get through this worst of times, because Maggie swore that their love would make these days their best....
Second chance at marriage THE WOMAN HE'D MARRIED Had he truly forgotten his wife? Ex-cop Nick Ryder couldn't believe that any man could have forgotten Jayne Robards. She was a vision of loveliness in his hospital room-and a quick thinker when a man came after them with a gun. On the run and able to depend only on each other, Jayne and Nick had to put aside their personal problems and discover the truth. The truth about the secrets that had separated them a year ago-and the truth about the danger shadowing them now. But once Nick recovered his memory, could they make their marriage work? No matter what happened, Nick vowed he would live long enough to find out!
To satisfy his late father's wishes, billionaire Michael Conte must find a bride: someone who will fit into his traditional family back home in Italy --and fast, so his engaged sister will be allowed to wed. He proposes to fiery, free-spirited photographer Maggie Ryan, to play the part of his fiance e during her trip to Milan for a photo shoot. But once in Italy, sexual tension sparks the hottest no-strings-attached arrangement on any continent.
WIFE WANTED#133; Italian billionaire seeks faux fiancée. Willing to agree to anything in return. . . In order for his sister to marry, Italian billionaire Michael Conte has to find himself a bride #150; and fast! When he learns that photographer Maggie Ryan is going to be in Milan, Michael hatches a plan to introduce her to his family as his #147;fiancée. " Never mind that Maggie is confident, independent, and a control freak. Never mind that she's everything he doesn't want in a wife#133; and everything he wants in his bed! Convinced that Michael is in love with her married gal pal, Maggie agrees to keep up the ruse if he'll keep away from her friend. Besides, she's not attracted to charming, ridiculously hot billionaires who drive her nuts. Once they're in Italy, however, everything changes #150; and the sexual tension between Maggie and Michael goes from simmer to naked nuclear meltdown! But have they found the perfect arrangement#133; or are they trapped in a make-believe marriage?
Nationally bestselling author Elizabeth Thornton returns with a wickedly tempting new tale of scandal, intrigue, and daring proposals. . . .From dueling at dawn to fighting at Waterloo, Jack Rigg, Earl of Raleigh, has seen his share of danger. But now he faces his greatest fear: wedlock by ambush. It began in Paris, when he rescued an alluring cardsharp named Aurora from a tavern brawl. In the safety of Jack's rooms they shared a passionate embrace. He never suspected their compromising encounter would change his life completely. . . .The idea that a poor vicar's daughter should marry Jack Rigg might be amusing-if it weren't so imperative. When she last saw Jack, Ellie Hill was disguised as "Aurora," indulging her gift for gaming. Now she's in trouble with the law-and Jack is her alibi. She must hope he'll be more of a gentleman than he was to Aurora. But as they forge an unlikely and increasingly amorous alliance, someone with a deadly agenda wants to end their union before it begins.From the Paperback edition.
Dr. Derek Mahoney had spent years keeping his libido at bay, but sexy, sultry Kristin Gordon had his cool composure at the breaking point. Once upon a time she'd been content as nanny to his little girl, and now suddenly she was looking for her own happily-ever-after - with him! And yet, what was a man to do when a woman like Kristin flashed a whole lotta leg and batted her long lashes in his direction? Derek took a chance on what felt right! Holding Kristin in his arms and having her in his bed was like an unquenchable thirst. One he might never get tired of trying to satisfy...but was he ready for the marriage ultimatum? Silhouette Desire #1562
Savannah lives in the world of love and romance as a bridal coordinator, and the man who believes in none of it is Dash, a divorce lawyer. With completely opposite views on marriage, they clash over Savannah taking on Dash's sister's wedding! Whose position is stronger. . . and who can prove it?
DEE HENDERSON'S CLASSIC FIRST ROMANCE! Successful, blessed with friends and a rich faith-as Scott Williams's thirty-eighth birthday dawned, he was at the top of his game. Or was he? Although his life seemed perfect to others, Scott felt that something was missing. But how could a rugged executive admit he yearned for a family of his own to love? After making a birthday wish to meet the woman of his dreams, Scott encountered enchanting author Jennifer St. James strolling along the beach. Her beautiful looks hid a heart mourning her late husband and a faith once deep, now fragile. Would Scott's hopes and prayers bring fulfillment for both of their dreams?
When Selena is injured in a car crash she's shocked when Morgan demands she move into his home! Selena hasn't seen Morgan for two long years, though her love for him still burns strong. . . Looking after Selena makes Morgan realize what he let go before - and now his Selena is home he's not letting her go again. . .
An inconvenient wedding Wherever Caleb O'Malley goes, trouble follows, and trouble is the last thing Rebecca Thurston needs. But when Caleb appears-gravely wounded-at Rebecca's Smoky Mountain cabin, she can't turn him away. His life depends on her kindness, but she never anticipated it would lead to an unwanted proposal. Caleb never forgave himself for the accident that ended Rebecca's engagement and destroyed her life. He doesn't want to hurt her again. But after a week recuperating at her cabin, there is only one way for Caleb to protect both their reputations from scandal. Neither of them wants to tie the knot, but as Rebecca and Caleb spend time together, will they find there's more to their marriage than convenience? Smoky Mountain Matches: Dreams of home and family come true in the Smoky Mountains
One unforgettable kiss from Nick Hastings had ended Amanda Van Patton's girlhood and ruined her for other men. Now he'd married her, but only to win some benighted wager! Well, if he expected her to adorn his bed like a spanking new trophy, he was in for a rude awakening. For as of their wedding night, all bets were off...! A whirlwind courtship won Nick Hastings both a bride and a bet he barely remembered making. But unless he could convince his indignant, impassioned Amanda to take a chance on love, their firecracker physical chemistry would go snap, crackle...stop! Harlequin Historicals #622
For two years, Catherine Marks has been a paid companion to the Hathaway sisters--a pleasant position, with one caveat. Her charges' older brother, Leo Hathaway, is thoroughly exasperating. Cat can hardly believe that their constant arguing could mask a mutual attraction. But when one quarrel ends in a sudden kiss, Cat is shocked at her powerful response--and even more so when Leo proposes a dangerous liaison. Leo must marry and produce an heir within a year to save his family home. Catherine's respectable demeanor hides a secret that would utterly destroy her. But to Leo, Cat is intriguing and infernally tempting, even to a man resolved never to love again. The danger Cat tried to outrun is about to separate them forever--unless two wary lovers can find a way to banish the shadows and give in to their desires.
[From the back cover] REPENT IN LEISURE? Well, the wedding of Angie Dellazola and Brett Bravo may have seemed hasty. But in fact they'd known each other all their lives-and, as each of them was the self-appointed sole sane member of their respective families, what better way to ensure that they stay that way than to get married? Their marriage would be based on respect and common interests-none of that burning, all-consuming love that their family members seemed prone to.... And then, one week into their marriage, it hit both of them like a ton of bricks. Angie and Brett were wildly, madly, passionately in love-with each other! This was not the calm, collected marriage they'd counted on. Well, the best-laid plans...
Set against the magnificent background of Montana comes the saga of the Maxwells - one of the state's most influential ranching families. Ranching is in Thea Maxwell's blood, just as it's been in her ancestors' for generations. But now the family's in danger of losing everything because Bobby Maxwell, Thea's teenaged brother - heir to the Walking Stones ranch - has broken the law. Thea longs to confide in Rafe Rafferty - the man she's falling in love with. But Deputy Rafe Rafferty is the law, and anything Thea tells him could be used against Bobby. How can Thea risk sacrificing her brother and her family home? How can she risk losing Rafe? Miniseries: Big Sky Country #1
The last thing Gina Martin expected when she bumped into the chief of operations of her father's company at a bar was that they'd end up naked together in a Las Vegas hotel room two days later! If the ring on her finger, the rumpled satin sheets and sizzling good-morning kiss were any clues, she was now Mrs. Gerrick Green. Gerrick couldn't blame Gina for having second thoughts about their hasty nuptials. He'd never thought of himself as the marrying kind, either. But the powerful executive also always went after what he wanted most. Still, after an unforgettable night of passion, was he willing to risk his heart and win a happily-ever-after with the boss's daughter?
Three high-powered Hollywood couples, two hot affairs, one underage Russian ex-hooker, a passionate murder--and the players' lives are changed forever. Cameron Paradise, a stunningly beautiful twenty-four-year-old personal trainer, flees Hawaii and her champion-surfer husband, Gregg, in the middle of one of his abusive tirades and makes her way to L. A. Tall, blond, with a body to die for, it doesn't take Cameron long to find a job at an exclusive private fitness club where she encounters LA's most important players. She has plans to open her own studio one day, and while every man she meets comes on to her, she is more focused on saving money and working hard than getting caught up in the L. A. scene of wild parties and recreational drugs. Until she meets Ryan Lambert, an extremely successful independent movie producer. Ryan is married to overly privileged Mandy Lambert, the daughter of Hamilton J. Heckerling, a Hollywood power-player son-of-a-bitch mogul. Ryan has never cheated on his demanding Hollywood Princess wife, but when he meets Cameron, all bets are off, especially since she's seeing his best friend Don Verona, the devastatingly attractive talk-show host and legendary player. In her latest sizzling blockbuster, internationally bestselling author Jackie Collins explores what happens when lust and desire collide with marriage and power--and the results lead to murder.
Justice Wilder takes off to a secluded island after a serious injury which may end his military career. Kelly, a physical therapist, arrives on his doorstep offering to give him physical therapy. Will love find them?
Three engaging stories from Graham's bestselling The Husband Hunters miniseries feature three goddaughters who must marry to satisfy the terms of their godmother's will. Reissue.
Brand new Regency romance from RT Book Reviews Lifetime Achievement Award Nominee Jane AshfordTime and distance have changed them both...Quiet and obliging, Mary Fleming and John Bexley marry to please their families and John immediately leaves on a two-year diplomatic mission. Now John is back, and everything they thought they knew about each other was wrong... It's disconcerting, irritating-and somehow all very exciting..."Charm, intrigue, humor and just the right touch of danger." -RT Book Reviews, on Charmed and Dangerous "Jane Ashford is an excellent writer-her prose is a joy to read." -Regency Retro Reads"Jane Ashford's romances are bewitching, filled with those elements that delight a reader: good story, intrigue and dynamic tension." -Romance Communications
Sophia Langley's life is in turmoil. When she learns of her estranged fiancé's death in a shipwreck, the last thing she expects is for his twin brother, Callum Chatterton, to make a shock proposal!Her inner romantic objects to a marriage of convenience-and brooding Cal makes it very clear that's all it can be. Yet to save her family Sophia accepts with trepidation-and a highly inconvenient trembling of desire for her reluctant husband!
Back in sleepy Weaver, Wyoming, for his father's wedding, rich and handsome Tristan Clay found himself unaccountably attracted to bespectacled Hope Leoni - a homespun, hometown schoolmarm! With every fiber of his astonished being, he craved her innocent kiss. Just a kiss - nothing more. Tristan knew better than to flirt further with such sweet, virginal temptation... especially in this town. Yet in one short week his sensual attention compromised Hope's hard-won reputation, jeopardizing her job. And suddenly - though wedding bells gave him the willies - the only way to make things right... was to make Hope his wife!
Exotic dancer Ceazia Deveareux has grown accustomed to the luxurious lifestyle she was living before the death of her boyfriend, Vegas Jackson. Even though she was the one who caused his death, Ceazia feels no guilt. She believes she still deserves to have the finest of everything, and she's determined to get it. Vegas's brother Snake is patiently waiting for the day that he can avenge his brother's death. The only problem is that he has a fascination with strippers, and the sexy Ceazia might prove to be more than he can resist. In this follow-up to her hit novel A Ganster's Girl, Chunichi delivers more of her trademark style. Married to the Game is a fast-paced tale of sex, betrayal, and murder.
Daniel Stephens has just discovered he is related to the famous Valentine Dynasty. He's not convinced that he fits into their world. . . until he meets beautiful "Bella Lucia" manager Stephanie Ellison and is captivated by her feisty yet vulnerable spirit. Stephanie has surrounded herself with barriers to protect her from a devastating past. Now she's slowly warming to Daniel's gentle charm. This really could be a Christmas to remember, but first Daniel must show Stephanie that she can't hide behind her fears forever. . . .
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