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Wishes

by Molly Cochran

In the e-only companion to Molly Cochran's Legacy and Poison, Kaity Ainsworth learns that wishes come with consequences.On Walpurgisnacht, where it is said that fairies abound, Katy meets a troubled fairy who must grant her every wish. But her wish for Peter to love her madly quickly backfires when he follows her around obsessively and weeps over her inattention. So Katy tries a different approach--but a wish for popularity brings about trouble as well. Can her good intentions make up for the misfortune and disappointment that seem to follow every wish? Katy must battle the magic of the Fairy Queen and her henchman to undo the spells--but can she truly repair the damage she's done?

Wishes (Montgomery/Taggert)

by Jude Deveraux

Jace Mongomery was a stranger in Chandler. Tall, proud, and ruggedly handsome, he would make any woman's heart beat faster... <P><P> Even shy, sweet Nellie Grayson -- Nellie, who thought only of her beautiful younger sister's happiness. With Nellie's tireless aid, Terel Grayson easily became the belle of Chandler, Colorado.<P> Yet Jace, homesick for his closeknit family in Maine, took immediately to Nellie. For the first time, Nellie was the center of attention. It was a heady, delightful feeling...almost as wonderful as the moment when Jace gave her her very first kiss.<P> Nellie was sure her romantic idyll would end -- how long could Jace resist the lovely Terel's charms? But with the help of an enchanting new friend, Nellie would discover that her flirtatious sister might not be the woman to win the gallant Jace Montgomery....

Wishes

by Rita Clay Estrada

WHERE THERE'S A WISH...THERE'S A WAYWhen Virginia Gallagher literally stumbled on a fat wallet, it would have been a wish come true, if she hadn't been so honest.And when the owner's gorgeous, sexy son, Wilder Hunnicut III, showed up, it would have been a wish come true, if he hadn't been out of her league.Still, even a small reward could help pay the phone bill.... That reward turned out to be an old lamp with three wishes attached. Virginia knew she was crazy, but she couldn't stop believing that wishes could come true...Especially wishes that involved Wilder...

Wishes and Dreams

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

This heartfelt digital original short story by Lurlene McDaniel features many of the same characters connected to her poignant contemporary novels The Year of Luminous Love and The Year of Chasing Dreams. When Ciana Beauchamp awakens from a dream about Jon Mercer, her initial happy thoughts are muddied by the reality that they haven't talked in months. Indeed, Ciana has no idea where Jon is. Her emotions are confused as she both longs for him and is infuriated with him. Jon has put distance between them. He's off riding broncos on the rodeo circuit. But the miles don't stop thoughts of Ciana from swirling in his head. He knows he must come to a decision about what to do with his life if he is to reconnect with her. Lurlene McDaniel offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of two people who are deeply in love but must overcome their pride to come together again.

Wishes and Tears

by Nancy Loyan

Faith Donahue's destiny is fulfilled in the arms of a dashing stranger one hundred years in the past.Doctor Ian Forrester has a young son and socialite fiancée in San Francisco in 1906. He doesn't anticipate the earthquake that occurs, the upheaval in his life as well as in his city. Faith Donahue enters his life and becomes the governess to his beloved son. A scientific man, he questions her claim to be from the future, yet her gift of prophecy prevents personal tragedy. She is mysterious as well as alluring. Can love really transcend time?Sensuality Level: Sensual

Wishes and Tears

by Nancy Loyan

Faith Donahue's destiny is fulfilled in the arms of a dashing stranger one hundred years in the past.Doctor Ian Forrester has a young son and socialite fiancée in San Francisco in 1906. He doesn't anticipate the earthquake that occurs, the upheaval in his life as well as in his city. Faith Donahue enters his life and becomes the governess to his beloved son. A scientific man, he questions her claim to be from the future, yet her gift of prophecy prevents personal tragedy. She is mysterious as well as alluring. Can love really transcend time?Sensuality Level: Sensual

Wishes at First Light

by Joanne Rock

Starting over, one wish at a time... Gabriella Chance has devoted her life to helping others overcome traumatic events. Now it's her turn. Gabby's come home to Heartache, Tennessee, to finally face her past. She finds solace in an unlikely ally, her high school crush, Clayton Travers. But while Clay wants to be Gabby's refuge, he's returned to Heartache to confront his own demons. With so many painful secrets in their past, can they hope to wish for a happy future...together?

Wishes Come True

by Kathleen Nance

Zoe Calderone thinks a magic genie is the last thing a hard-working, pragmatic, single mother like herself needs. But when she goes along with a hokey conjuring ceremony to humor her nine-year-old daughter, the impossible happens--a tall, dark, sexy genie appears, stark naked. And so Zoe found herself facing a dilemma. The haughty stranger refused to leave until she'd made her three wishes, but there was no way she was going to risk more magic going awry. Yet the more he stuck around, teasing her with his gorgeous body, soothing her with his gentle consideration, the more she was tempted to let him grant her every desire.

Wishes for Christmas

by Fern Michaels

New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels brings together the beloved heroines from two celebrated series--the Sisterhood and the Godmothers--for a holiday to remember...This Christmas, instead of finding and punishing bad guys, all Maggie Spritzer wants is to bring a little more joy to the world--especially to a beloved teacher from her past. And as the Sisterhood unites to find her, they learn that no holiday treat is as fulfilling as giving to others...Meanwhile, with a little help from the other Godmothers, Toots Loudenberry is preparing for Charleston's annual holiday showcase of historic homes. But when the Godmothers sense trouble with one of the decorators, they must tackle a mystery and hope for a happy ending...When Sisters and Godmothers unite, the result is a warm and wonderful holiday--with a special touch of magic...harleston's most exclusive design firm. But when the Godmothers sense trouble with one of the decorators, they must tackle a mystery and hope for a happy ending. . .While staying at the Grove Place Inn as a guest of the Sisterhood's Myra Rutledge, Godmother Sophie meets the inn's owner, Holly Noel Simmons. Despite her name, Holly's feeling none too festive around her handsome employee Gannon Montgomery. Gannon blames Holly for his former company's downfall. Yet the holiday season holds surprises for everyone, and the promise of far sweeter Christmases yet to come. . . When Sisters and Godmothers unite, the result is a warm and wonderful holiday--with a special touch of magic. . .

Wishes for Tomorrow: Westmoreland's Way Hot Westmoreland Nights (The\westmorelands Ser. #17)

by Brenda Jackson

A Westmoreland man always gets what he wants! Follow the Denver Westmoreland clan in these two classic, fan-favorite novels from New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson — collected here in one volume!Westmoreland’s WayThere was a secret to real-estate tycoon Dillon Westmoreland’s heritage—and business owner Pamela Novak had the key. Though the raven-haired beauty was ensnared by a shifty fiancé, Dillon—eldest of the Denver Westmoreland clan—couldn’t resist a mind-blowing night in her arms. And after that incredible passion… Well, once a Westmoreland claimed the woman he wanted, he wouldn’t let anything tear them apart!Originally published in 2009Hot Westmoreland NightsHe knew better than to lust after the hired help. But Ramsey Westmoreland’s new cook was just so delectable…it was enough to make the Denver rancher rethink his rules. When temptation got the best of him, he discovered Chloe Burton was just as hot in the bedroom as she was in the kitchen.Though their affair was growing steamier by the minute, Ramsey couldn’t help but question Chloe’s true motives. And when he discovered her ultimate betrayal, he was set to satisfy himself with cold showers. Until he realized his fatal mistake: never underestimate the power of the human heart, especially a Westmoreland’s.Originally published in 2010

Wishes for Tomorrow

by Brenda Jackson

Two classic Westmoreland novels from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Brenda JacksonWESTMORELAND'S WAYThere is a secret to Dillon Westmoreland's heritage-Pamela Novak may have the key. Though the raven-haired beauty is ensnared by her shifty fiancé, there is no way Dillon-eldest of the Denver Westmoreland clan-can resist a mind-blowing night in her arms. And after that kind of incredible passion...well, once a Westmoreland claims the woman he wants, he won't let anything tear them apart!HOT WESTMORELAND NIGHTSRamsey Westmoreland knows better than to lust after the hired help, but his new cook is just so delectable.... When temptation gets the best of the Denver rancher, he plans to discover if Chloe Burton is as hot in the bedroom as she is in the kitchen. As their affair grows steamier, Ramsey begins to question Chloe's true motives. And when he discovers her betrayal, he is set to satisfy himself with cold showers. Until he realizes his mistake: never underestimate the power of the human heart, especially a Westmoreland's.

Wishes in the Wind

by Andrea Kane

Will wishing on a star save her life . . . and bring her love? Die, Aldridge. The painted threat oozes down the stable's walls. Nicole Aldridge, the only child of England's finest jockey, is driven by one goal: to protect her father from merciless blackmailers. To make ends meet, she disguises herself as a boy to compete in a celebrated derby. But her new employer is Dustin Kingsley, the marquis of Tyreham, a devastatingly attractive nobleman who soon ensnares Nicole in his sensual thrall. London's most eligible bachelor, Dustin has despaired of finding a woman who can be his equal in every way. When he discovers that his new jockey and the restless beauty he meets under a starlit sky are one and the same, he uses his seductive wiles to coax out Nicole's deepest secrets. But their passion spirals out of control, plunging Dustin and Nicole into a world of shadow and mystery. With enemies all around and hope fading fast, destiny grants the desperate lovers one last wish.

Wishes of the Heart: Romance novel

by Stefania Gil

How far would you be able to go for a love that does not correspond to you? Life gives Ellie Griffin a second chance; a dreamy girl, who decided to believe the love promises of the wrong man. And this second chance forces her to have a close relationship with Dr. Sean Norton; a man who is not at all attractive to her and who has tried to conquer her without success. Ellie knows how to admit that Sean is persevering, but she is not interested. She has a big wound to heal and doesn't feel like messing things up anymore. However, Sean, who will never give up, devises a master plan to stay with Ellie and teach her what real love is like and how she deserves to be loved. Will Ellie manage to open her eyes and realize that Sean is that "perfect" man she always dreamed of? Will he be able to decipher what are the true desires that her heart harbors?

Wishes, Waltzes and a Storybook Wedding

by Karen Rose Smith

Do you take this stranger?MEREDITH'S TO DO LIST:1) Keep my mind off Cooper Murphy. He drives me crazy! I know behind his gruff exterior Cooper has a heart of gold. But except with his daughter, he won't admit to anything even resembling a soft side! If only I can get under his skin....2) Keep my hands off Cooper. Because he's sworn never to marry again, and I won't settle for anything less. Though I have to admit, he's tempting me to throw caution aside.3) Marry him! He's my ultimate dream come true!

Wishful Thinking

by Sandra Sookoo

Rumpelstiltskin and Aladdin's magic lamp collide in this fractured fairy tale. Faced with turning old contracts into gold, Jovie conjures up Rand, a magical being living in the creamer pot! He'll help her ... for a price. Can she save this exotic, sexy man before he disappears forever and she's forced to take his place? Plus-sized Jovie Andrews is constantly passed over for promotions and she feels invisible. Things only get worse when her boss, thinking he can impress the owner of their company, tells everyone that she can change old contracts into gold bars. If Jovie thought her life was bad before, she had no idea how horrible it could be until she finds herself in a room with stacks of outdated contracts she's expected to miraculously transform.As she pours a cup of tea, she rubs at a stain on the creamer pot, and a magical being, Rand, appears, saying he'll help her with her troubles--for a price each time. Skeptical yet curious about the exotically sexy man, she agrees, but she's not prepared for the erotic things he does to her as reward. Over the course of her trials, he teaches her how worthy of good things she really is.Once the tasks are completed, and freed of Rand's help, Jovie is given an ultimatum: find out his full name or exchange her life for Rand's; otherwise, he'll be lost for all eternity and she'll be trapped in the prison he came from.

Wishing and Hoping

by Susan Meier

When Drew Wallace suddenly is engaged to Tia Capriotti, questions and rumors abound.

The Wishing Cup

by Jm Gryffyn

Orphaned as a boy and brought up by the crusty, disapproving Edward Collins, Dr. David Jameson may not know much about love, but he makes up for it with an encyclopedic knowledge of Egyptian history and language. Too bad his job as linguist for a team excavating in the Valley of the Kings puts him right under Edward&apos;s nose. When the discovery of a rare artifact leads to a disagreement between guardian and ward, Jeremiah McKee, the team&apos;s American benefactor, sends no-nonsense Jake Tanner to protect his investment. David&apos;s disappointment at not meeting McKee fades quickly in the heat of his intense desire for Tanner, who seems to be the only member of the team to give credence to his ideas. Push comes to shove when Edward discovers the burgeoning romance between David and Jake, but not everything is as it seems. Will David and Jake find more in Egypt than sand and strife? Something that, like the pyramids at Giza, will stand the test of time?

Wishing For Us

by Sydney Landon

Sydney Landon--New York Times bestselling author of The One for Me--delivers a new novel of love lost and found in her popular Danvers series.Since the loss of her fiancé, Lydia Cross has refused to allow herself to feel anything close to love. That is until corporate hotshot Jacob Hay comes to her aid outside of the Danvers International corporate headquarters and captures her attention. Too bad he doesn't show any signs of reciprocating her feelings. Things change when, after a rowdy Vegas bachelorette party, she wakes up next to Jacob...as his newly wedded wife! Lydia is stunned, but Jacob seems remarkably calm and isn't inclined to end their hasty merger. In fact, day by day he gives her everything she's been missing--especially in bed. But when the magic of Sin City fades, Lydia grows concerned she'll find herself alone once again...

The Wishing Garden

by Christy Yorke

Savannah Dawson makes her living at an advertising agency, creating commercials that link milk consumption to true love. But when it comes to tarot cards, she isn't making things up. And she has never picked a bad card--until the Three of Swords appears in her own fortune one night, promising sorrow...and a letter from her estranged mother reveals her father is dying. With her rebellious teenage daughter in tow, Savannah goes to Arizona expecting the worst. And her fears are confirmed. Her mother is as distant as ever, her father will never recover, and the secretive wood carver helping her father build his final wish is stirring up feelings she has no use for. But hope still has a fighting chance in the town of Prescott. As the summer air grows heavy with scents from her father's lush garden, Savannah will discover a whole new magic...the kind that grows--quite literally--on trees. (From the Paperback edition.)

Wishing Lake

by Regina Hart

University Professor Peyton Harris will do whatever it takes to escape her overbearing, socialite parents and the fiancé she can never love--even if it means moving from New York to tiny Trinity Falls, Ohio. It's a big step, but when she finds herself working with the town's most eligible--and marriage-averse bachelor--it's just the first of many...Journalist Darius Knight has problems of his own. His newly separated parents are driving him crazy, and he's been persuaded to co-chair a fundraiser with Peyton that is obviously matchmaking-in-disguise. But soon enough their mutual attraction is obvious too. The closer they get, the more they realize they have in common. Are they brave enough to truly open their hearts by sharing their secrets--and their fears? When Peyton's past shows up uninvited, they may have no choice...

Wishing on a Blue Star

by Clare London Victor J. Banis Amy Lane Mary Calmes Chrissy Munder Jaime Samms D. W. Marchwell Jan Irving Patric Michael C. Zampa Brian Holliday Taylor Lochland Moria Mccain

A Special Project by Dreamspinner Press & ManLoveRomance Press. Edited by Kris Jacen. How much impact can someone have on your life if you've never met them face to face? In this electronic age of E-mails, electronic publishing, and social networks, quite a lot. Through his emails, stories and blog, author Patric Michael has touched numerous hearts, minds and lives from the start of his career and further as he now takes us along on his journey to battle cancer. Along the way, Patric shows us a side of life that not many truly see-- how we are all a part of something larger than just ourselves, and how we are each touched by others for the betterment of all. Now, those that have been touched by Patric and his words have joined together to give something back, to him and to us all through something he values highly - words. In this compilation, gay short stories, poems, and anecdotes combined with excerpts from Patric&apos;s blog and a few entertaining, educational group posts reveal, and celebrate, the man who has touched so many hearts and minds. This collection, sometimes erotic, sometimes irreverent, and always poignant, is a gift from all our hearts to celebrate Patric and give strength (and a little levity) to others. The price reflects this; no one is receiving royalties or payment from the sales. Use it to celebrate life, celebrate words, and possibly inspire someone who needs it.

Wishing on a Star

by Christina Jones

Christmas comes but once a year ... so get into the mood with this fantastic feast of festive tales from Accent Press! With some brilliant short stories from best-selling authors, there's something for everyone: Yuletide laughs from Christina Jones and Tricia Maw, an Edwardian Advent from Caroline Dunford, some Christmas criminality from Bill Kitson and Marsali Taylor, and heart-warming episodes from Jane Wenham-Jones, Jane Risdon, and Jane Jackson, 'tis the season for jolly good reading!

Wishing on a Star

by Christina Jones

Christmas comes but once a year ? so get into the mood with this fantastic feast of festive tales.Comfort and Joy by Christina JonesAfter a dear old friend is taken into a nursing home, the remaining occupants of The Terrace expect their new neighbour to keep high standards. When single mother Holly and baby Star move in just days before Christmas, how much of a festive welcome will they receive? A Christmas Murder by Marsali TaylorWhen a dummy dressed as Santa is tied to the roof of Earl Patrick?s castle, everyone in town sees it as a yule time prank. But when something dead-looking bumps up against the hull of the Khalida in the middle of the night, the season takes a sinister turn.Santa Lives by Tricia MawWith her children at their father?s for Christmas, Tessa Stanton unsuspectingly finds herself in the most iconic romantic situation: girl meets naked boy with a Santa costume at the laundrette.No Smoke Without Fire by Bill KitsonTwo seemingly closed-case crimes are reopened when fourteen year old Lauren finds a connection between them through some supernatural guidance.The Proof of The Pudding by Jane Wenham-JonesAs winter comes around, a family is reminded that a traditional Christmas pudding is a magical thing. The brandy-coated raisins are as sweet and long-lasting as the memories they inspire.What The Dickens! by Caroline DunfordWhen Bertram comes to the Mullers? estate for Christmas, everyone fears his bad mood might ruin the festivities. But after a ghostly prank goes awry, resulting in the disappearance of little Amelia, things suddenly get put into perspective.Merry Christmas Everyone by Jane RisdonTwister are losing their way ? between spending another Christmas away from their families and working on an uninspiring album, the band are on the brink of breaking up. It will take a ghost of Christmas past to save them now.Family Matters by Jane JacksonJess has changed a lot in thirty years, and so has Tom. When Christmas comes around with all its planned commitments and unexpected guests, will these two old flames find the time to give true love another chance?

Wishing on Buttercups

by Miralee Ferrell

Can Love Survive When Secrets Collide? She'd kept her secrets safely hidden--those from her past, and those in the present. Some things, Beth Roberts knows, a lady simply doesn't share, even in the 1880's West. The townspeople would never understand. No one ever has. Jeffery Tucker, a handsome young writer, has kept his own secrets. He doesn't have a right to pry into Beth's affairs but finds himself strangely drawn to her and intrigued by the whiff of mystery surrounding her. Beth knows that one day someone will unravel the threads of her past. And when two men from her past arrive, the truth might just hurt . . . Beth's future and her heart. As shadowy memories surface, Beth sketches the scenes she sees and is shocked by what--and who--her illustrations reveal. Dare she risk her heart again?

Wishing on Stars (Hot Flash)

by Kassandra Lea

The men from Wild Ride and The Perfect Tree are back!After a long day of working on the ranch, Forrest Kettrick is looking forward to a relaxing evening with his husband Mica. Thinking along the same wavelength, Mica ushers Forrest out back to the waiting pickup truck. He has a loving surprise in store for Forrest, a quiet dinner for two under a twinkling blanket of stars.Note: This short story was originally published in the charity collection, Love Is Proud.

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