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She wrote the book--literally--on finding the right mate. But does she really understand what love's about? Five hours before her Nantucket beach wedding--and on the eve of her big book launch--celebrity marriage counselor Kate Lawrence has everything in place. Everything, that is, but the groom. She might not have a career, either, when her nationwide audience finds out their marriage guru has been left at the altar. Enter Lucas Wright, who offers to stand in for the missing husband-to-be and marry her. Kate's desperate enough to agree--although she's sure this Mr. Wright is completely wrong for her. But can they pull it off? And why would Lucas marry her in the first place? Could it be that "Dr. Kate" doesn't know the first thing about love? An inspiring tale of enduring love set in romantic Nantucket. Each Romance For GoodTM novel offers a story of hope and love that positively portrays the eternal impact of relationships.
A pretend proposal...a real engagement! When Riana Andrews wakes up to find an engagement ring on her finger, she is more than a little confused. Especially as the guy she thinks proposed is Joe Henderson, the oh-so-sexy famous photographer shooting her wedding dress designs! Joe may have a hidden agenda, but he is acting like her fiance, and she's definitely not imagining the tingles she gets whenever he's around.... THE WEDDING PLANNERS Where weddings are all in a day's work!
A special bundle of two books authored by Denise Hunter. "The Convenient Groom" and "Wedding Machine".
Marriage--for love, sex or convenience?Tess is about to lose custody of her precious baby nephew, so it's only natural for her to cry on her best friend's shoulder--Rafe Farrar. To the rest of the female population, he's sex on legs. So Tess is shocked when he suggests they marry to guarantee custody!Instantly, their friendship becomes more intimate. But how will they relate to each other as husband and wife? One place they seem to communicate perfectly is the bedroom. . . .
Businesswoman Sabrina Kendricks was swept off her feet by millionaire Argentinean Javier D'Alessandro. . . and on their third date he asked her to marry him!But this was no whirlwind romance--Javier needed a British wife to adopt his orphaned niece. Sabrina knew it was only a convenient arrangement--even though the passion that burned in Javier's eyes suggested they could have so much more. . . .
Horatia Winwood is simply helping her family When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia offers herself instead. Her sister is already in love with someone else, and Horatia is willing to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. Everyone knows she's no beauty, but she'll do her best to keep out of the Earl's way and make him a good wife. And then the Earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, sets out to ruin her reputation... The Earl of Rule has found just the wife he wants Unbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted by her. There's simply no way he's going to let her get into trouble. Overcoming some misguided help from Horatia's harebrained brother and a hired highwayman, the Earl routs his old enemy, and wins over his young wife, gifting her with a love that she never thought she could expect.
Marry before her 30th birthday or forfeit her inheritance. A sticky choice for heiress Amira Forsythe was a golden opportunity for her ex-fiancé, Brent Colby-for payback. Of course, Brent assumed she was a spoiled socialite. And he would never believe what she really needed the money for.... Brent intended to make the most of this. Eight years ago, Amira humiliated him in front of hundreds of wedding guests. Now he had the chance to do the same...seduce her, make love to her-and then leave!
Candy was instantly wary when Quinn Ellington suggested it would be mutually beneficial for them to marry. She knew her uncle had asked Quinn, his best friend, to look after her while she recovered from a terrible accident . . . but wasn't marriage taking it a bit far?Quinn claimed he needed a wife, but he didn't strike Candy as a man who needed anyone. Many women had trided to get him to the altar . . . what really lay behind his proposal?
She was doing her duty. Now he'll do his.While investigating a local murder, Kelly Shannon, an officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, is forced to kill in the line of duty. Afterward she feels the terrible responsibility of having taken a human life. Especially in this case, where she's killed the father of two young children.Because the children's mother falls apart after her husband's death, his brother, Mick Mizzoni, steps in. But juggling the demands of his job with the needs of a three-year-old and a five-year-old is difficult.Kelly feels that the only way she can cope with her guilt is by helping these children. So she makes Mick an offer...an offer he can't refuse.The real problems begin when Kelly starts falling in love with Mick.
He spies her on the beach in the Florida Keys-a stunning stranger in a low-backed white dress. They toast to the New Year and share an unforgettable midnight kiss. Then Griff Campbell proposes. . . ;. Arden Burke doesn't want a husband. Forced to give up her concert career, the world-renowned violinist has her devoted rescue dog, Igor, for company. But what she'd really like is a child. All she has to do is accompany Griff back home and be his fianc#xE9;e for a few weeks. In return, the small-town Georgia vet will give Arden the baby she wants. It may not be the love match of the year, but they'll both get what they need, right? That's not how Griff sees it. What started out as a temporary solution to soothe his male pride is turning into a real future. One that includes Arden, her dog and their soon-to-be baby!
All she wanted was a kitchen to run and a garden to tendBut when Doc Gray offered his name to her and the baby she carried, Ellie Mitchum was overwhelmed. How could she, a girl of "a certain reputation," ever be the kind of wife he needed-and deserved? Winston Gray knew that Ellie was the answer to his prayers. His life required a woman's touch; she needed a man to protect her. It was simple. But when her baby's real father returned, Win would learn that marriage, no matter how convenient, was never simple.
"It seems to me that it would be to our mutual advantage if you were to become my wife..."Faced with no home and no family, Venetia was only too aware that Duert ter Laan-Luitinga's solution to her problems was certainly practical-albeit rather unorthodox!Yet, he seemed set on the idea of a marriage of convenience, and Venetia really had no choice but to agree. So, having found a sensible solution to her diffi culties, surely she wouldn't be so foolish as to fall in love with him-would she?
Millionaire Blake Bellamie's just discovered he's not the legitimate heir to Cranford, the grand estate that is everything to him. Nicole Vaseux is the rightful owner. The attraction between her and Blake is instant--and so begins a passionate affair that culminates with a whirlwind marriage proposal!But it's only after she's accepted that Nicole discovers the truth about Blake's paternity. Has she just agreed to become a convenient wife?
Easygoing Juan Santiago, a two-time gold medalist on the US Olympic men's downhill ski team, receives his last warning: Either stay free of scandal, or lose his sponsorship and be put on the reserve list. With the Olympics a month away, he won't risk being thrown off the team. He vows no more women, no more parties, and no more scandalous behavior. But when a gorgeous woman runs past him at Timber Lodge with the sexiest calves he's ever seen, he must follow her.When Dana Reese, daughter of Colton Reese - owner of the world's biggest ski equipment company - is stood up on her wedding day, she's devastated and outraged. How dare her ex- ruin her life schedule. Organized to a fault, she must get married today, so the rest of her plans will happen in order. Luckily for her, she's caught in a compromising position with a member of the US Olympic ski team and wiggles her way into saving his ass by marrying him.Little does she know that she didn't marry just any young stud skier, but the man they call Amante Español. Spanish Lover.Sensuality Level: Sensual
A marriage of convenience has unexpected consequences for these two couples...Capable of FeelingSophy has never believed she'd find true love, so when her boss, Jon Phillips, offers a marriage of convenience, she can't refuse. He needs someone to care for his niece and nephew, and she already loves them as if they are her own. However, her feelings for Jon are less clear and more complicated.The Demetrios VirginIt's bad enough that Saskia's new boss, Andreas Latimer, thinks she's some kind of practiced seductress, but now he's gone too far. Not only is she posing as Andreas's fiancée to appease his grandfather, but she also has to share a room and a bed with the man...and she still hasn't told him she's a virgin!
USA TODAY bestselling author Olivia Gates introduces the first marriage-of-convenience novel in her Married by Royal Decree series. Only one thing stands between Aram Nazaryan and the high-powered position he craves: the proper wife. Although this billionaire would do anything to return to Zohayd, the desert kingdom he considers home, marrying Princess Kanza Aal Ajmaan is too high a price to pay. Or so he thinks-until he meets Kanza...and she turns his world upside down. After claiming Kanza as his princess, everything falls into place. But then she learns the truth. She may have married for love, but his vows are tainted by ambition. Will doubt, betrayal and mistrust end this too-convenient union?
Husband by Necessity To save her family's homestead Daisy Mosley will do whatever it takes, even if it means marrying a rugged cowboy who thinks he knows best. But though the widowed mother of two takes Tucker Barlow into her home as her husband, she isn't ready to welcome him into her heart. Tucker knows his marriage to Daisy is about convenience, not love. But after years of hiding his feelings for his childhood friend, he wants to shower her with affection and favor her twin sons with the fatherly attention he'd missed. Can he show Daisy that he is more than just a practical groom-he is a man worthy of her love?
Since they were 12, Maggie has been great friends with a fellow chubby girl named Olivia. However, after Olivia's gastric bypass surgery at 22, Maggie feels more and more out of place in Olivia's new "skinny life". After being disappointed by Olivia multiple times, Maggie starts a major confrontation, and walks into the arms of a man she has had a crush on for a very long time. Years of uneventful dating and struggles with her weight has damaged her self-esteem, but is not stopping her from trying to find the perfect boyfriend and perfect job.
His love is the key to her release. Sentenced to seven years of servitude in the penal colony of New South Wales, Bridgit Madden is thrust into a world unlike anything she's known, dangers she never imagined and enemies with their own interests at heart. Certain the conviction has ruined her chances of ever having a real family, she is fearful of her future. Despite his reluctance to take in a convict, grazier and pioneer cattleman Jonah Andrus needs a servant to care for his orphaned niece. When presented with Bridgit, who is far too beautiful and distracting, he initially tries to refuse. However, with a busy cattle station to oversee, he needs help right away. Upon her first meeting with Jonah's niece, Bridgit immediately falls in love with the baby and hopes to unravel the mystery surrounding her birth. As she gets to know her employer better, Bridgit makes it her mission to remind him that family is priceless. When it seems as though she might have found the place she truly belongs, their love is threatened by lies and deceit, and both of them might lose everything they hold dear for a second time. A Lyrical Press Historical Romance
His love is the key to her release. Sentenced to seven years of servitude in the penal colony of New South Wales, Bridgit Madden is thrust into a world unlike anything she's known, dangers she never imagined and enemies with their own interests at heart. Certain the conviction has ruined her chances of ever having a real family, she is fearful of her future. Despite his reluctance to take in a convict, grazier and pioneer cattleman Jonah Andrus needs a servant to care for his orphaned niece. When presented with Bridgit, who is far too beautiful and distracting, he initially tries to refuse. However, with a busy cattle station to oversee, he needs help right away. Upon her first meeting with Jonah's niece, Bridgit immediately falls in love with the baby and hopes to unravel the mystery surrounding her birth. As she gets to know her employer better, Bridgit makes it her mission to remind him that family is priceless. When it seems as though she might have found the place she truly belongs, their love is threatened by lies and deceit, and both of them might lose everything they hold dear for a second time.65,000 Words
Soap opera writer Bess McNee figured the only way to understand a character was to stand in her shoes-even if they were a streetwalker's stiletto heels. So she got tossed in the slammer, thanks to the sexiest detective in New York... Alex Stanislaski thought he'd seen it all-until he busted Bess. And then she wanted him to let her follow him around to get "ideas" for her show! Trouble was, the lady was giving him altogether too many ideas...
Southern Knights Home sweet home... THE NEW GIRL ON THE BLOCK When Karen Montez blithely announced her plans to save the neighborhood, bartender Jamey O'Shea knew that driving her away was his only option. Everyone here was beyond salvation--and his lovely neighbor reminded him of everything he'd always wanted. And everything he could never have. But Karen wanted a challenge--and Serenity Street surely qualified. So what if a surly--though enormously attractive--neighbor interfered? Karen had met his kind before. And they always fell like a ton of bricks... Southern Knights. Jamey, Reid and Nicholas: They came home expecting to find danger--but love took them by surprise!
About that night... Benson, California, represents all that Tess Cole doesn't want. So she intends to keep her business trip there brief. Too bad her idea to quickly change the mayor's mind about some planning issues dissolves the moment she recognizes him! That one night with Slaid Jacobs remains a personal favorite for Tess-and for him, too, it seems. Even though he's gorgeous and hot, it's clear to Tess that the single dad wants a commitment-something she avoids. It's also clear Slaid is bent on convincing her they can build a future out of their passionate past. And that's a very tempting offer...
The Coates Inn restaurant in Cape Cod is about to go out of business, when its striking owner, Abby, jumps at a stranger's offer of help--both in her kitchen and her bedroom. Storm, a handsome chef, claims to have a secret weapon--an aphrodisiac menu that her patrons won't be able to resist. It certainly works on Abby, who gives in to the passions she has denied herself for years. But can this playboy chef really be Abby's hero if her body means more to him than her heart, and his initial plan was to steal the restaurant from under her nose? Storm soon turns the restaurant around, but Abby's insatiable desires have taken over her life. She's never known a guy into crazy sex like him before, and she wants to spend every spare moment getting as much intense erotic pleasure as she can. Meanwhile, her best friend Marissa becomes suspicious of the new wonder-boy in the kitchen. Before things get really out of control, someone has to assume responsibility. But can Abby tear herself away from the object of her lustful attention long enough to see what's really going on?
Is there anything more pathetic than a food critic who can't cook? That's Holly Darcy-secret socialite, wannabe author, lousy chef and "The Covert Connoisseur." Feeling like a fraud for critiquing restaurants when she can't boil a pot of water, Holly joins a cooking class for beginners...and quickly cooks up serious chemistry with the sexy instructor.Mark Bennett was born to be a chef, but his foray into restaurant ownership fell far short of his dreams thanks to a scathing review from The Covert Connoisseur. Now teaching is the closest he will venture into a kitchen. Luckily the job comes with an unexpected perk: the attraction simmering between him and a curvy, clever writer with pinup-girl looks.Flirting over pasta soon leads to passionate kisses and a sizzling relationship. But how can Holly be honest about her job when Mark blames his restaurant's failure on her review? And when Holly's secret is exposed, how will Mark be able to forgive her for ruining his life?55,000 words