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Bride by Mail

by Katy Madison

27-year-old fur trader seeks wife and helpmate." Expecting a plain, dependable woman to reply to his advert, what Jack Trudeau actually gets is pampered fashion plate Olivia Hansson. There's no denying she's pretty, but patently ill-equipped for life in his simple log cabin-with its one bed-in the wild Rocky Mountains. Olivia must make a success of her new life. But how to convince her skeptical husband that she is capable? She doesn't cook and only knows how to grow flowers, not practical vegetables! Undaunted, Olivia sets out to win his grudging admiration-and his closely protected heart. Wild West Weddings Mail-order brides for three hard-working, hard-living men!

Bride by Mistake

by Anne Gracie

Eight years ago, Lieutenant Luke Ripton made a hasty wartime marriage to protect a young girl from a forced union. Now, unable to obtain an annulment, Luke has no choice but to collect Isabella, the fiercely independent wife he never wanted.And while they remain bound to their vows, they never expected that the passionate fury they share could become passion of a different kind...

A Bride By Moonlight

by Liz Carlyle

Royden Napier, Baron Saint-Bryce, is tall, dark, and ruthless—and on the hunt for a dangerous beauty . . . On the eve of her escape to the Continent, bold, beautiful Lisette Colburne accepts a proposal she dare not refuse: masquerade as the future bride of the steely-eyed Royden Napier and help him solve his most dangerous case. Soon Lisette is in even greater danger—of losing her heart to the one man with the power to destroy her . . . Estranged from his aristocratic family, the enigmatic Napier has forged a reputation as Scotland Yard's most relentless police commissioner. He's vowed to bring Lisette to justice—but with every forbidden kiss and every tantalizing touch, he finds himself becoming less convinced of her guilt . . . and more certain he must have her. But when danger touches Lisette, can he save her?

Bride by Necessity

by Linda S. Glaz

JONATHAN LAMBRICK NEVER PLANNED TO MARRY AGAIN But when the master of Kent Park takes in the orphaned daughter of a tenant, Jonathan doesn't expect his young charge to be a stunning woman. Or for a predatory relative to lay claim to her. Marriage may be the only way to protect Payton from an unthinkable fate. Payton Whittard knows her marriage to Jonathan is about safety, not love. But the feelings that soon arise during their arrangement are anything but safe. Still, there's something about her handsome protector that makes her trust him with her life. Can Payton trust him with her heart, as well?

Bride by Royal Appointment

by Raye Morgan

A potential prince comes from abroad. . . with revenge on the Royal House in mind. . . Adam Ryder is impossibly wealthy in his own right, and he's always known he's the illegitimate son of a Nirolian prince. Elena Valerio's blindness has never held her back. She feels instantly drawn to Adam--and his vulnerable little son, who's in need of a mother. But Elena loves Niroli with all her heart. If Adam is to take his place on the throne by marrying Elena, he must put aside his royal revenge. . . .

Bride by Royal Decree

by Caitlin Crews

His lost princess bride! King Reza abandoned the search for his childhood betrothed, Princess Magdalena, years ago. Until the shocking appearance of a photograph of the elusive princess reignites the legend that gripped his nation. Now Reza must return to the hunt and claim his queen! Waitress Maggy's family history is a mystery, and even though she often dreamed of Prince Charming, he was never as devastatingly handsome as Reza! Fiercely independent, she won't accept her birthright on any terms but her own, so if Reza can't use legal bindings, he'll use sensual ones that Maggy will be helpless to resist!

A Bride by Summer

by Sandra Steffen

Baby, oh, baby! Talk about being broadsided! When Reed Sullivan is almost run off the road by a reckless driver, it's town newcomer Ruby O'Toole to the rescue. But the last thing Reed needs is a sexy distraction like Ruby, especially with the paternity of the infant left on the Sullivan brothers' doorstep still a mystery. For now, all he can offer Ruby is friendship...and maybe a kiss here or there. Quirky, independent Ruby is making a fresh start. Men are strictly off-limits-so maybe she and Reed should just be friends, despite their instant, combustible chemistry. But when a new wrinkle in the baby drama develops, will their "just friends" status stand? Or is happily-ever-after on the table?

Bride by the Book

by Kathryn Brocato

When Garner Holt, a small-town attorney badly in need of an assistant to sort out his cluttered office, tries to hire a secretary from a resume he receives in the mail, he doesn’t expect a super-secretary like Miss Angelina Brownwood, who has just moved to Arkansas from California. But she clearly understands computer technology and has no problem with applying a little elbow grease to marshal his dusty den of an office into order. He wonders what her real agenda is - especially when he suspects that she has never been a secretary before in her life.Still, he finds himself enchanted by her joyful approach to life and sets himself to get rid of the dark circles beneath her eyes by showing her how to jog and eat a healthy diet. He takes her to a party where he discovers she has a knack for making friends and hauls her home when she manages to drink too much. He decides to do an online search and discovers he is right: Angie Brownwood has never been a secretary.In fact, Garner is stunned to learn that she taught herself secretarial work from books. She had been a high-powered software executive until her father, who owned the company, went berserk and fired her. To his further amazement, he realizes she considers herself liberated from a life of drudgery and that she loves being a secretary. Powerfully attracted to her outlook, he wants to make her his, but her father needs help, and Angie is not going to welcome his interference in the wonderful new life she has built for herself.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors

Bride Candidate #9

by Susan Crosby

SEX AND THE SINGLE MAN Millionaire Luke Walker had narrowed his list of potential brides down to eight sweet, secure, non-passion-inducing women. For Luke was finished with all-sex, no-substance relationships. The ex-playboy wanted someone to share his quiet life…someone exactly unlike Ariel Minx. From the moment Ariel walked into his office, Luke knew his plan for a passionless marriage was history. Bride Candidate #9 occupied his every thought and feeling, corrupted his good intentions and had him practically running for the bedroom. Luke simply had to have her. He just never dreamed Ariel would say no to the position as his one and only wife!

The Bride Chooses a Highlander (The McKennas)

by Adrienne Basso

Scotland, 1335: Marriage between clans is a matter of property and power, rarely love. But the only daughter of Laird McKenna longs for passion—and finds it in a Highlander’s arms . . . The unconventional Lady Katherine McKenna has been granted a rare privilege: the right to choose her own husband. It’s a more difficult task than she expected. When at last she agrees to a betrothal, it quickly goes awry, leaving Katherine alone in the wilds . . . and rescued by Laird Lachlan MacTavish. She’s captivated by the proud, brooding chief who shows her such tender care. But with their clans on the brink of war, the honorable Lachlan resists his attraction—until Katherine proclaims to her family that they will wed. Though stunned by her boldness, Lachlan is intrigued by Katherine’s beauty and spirit, and the MacTavishes will benefit from an alliance with the powerful McKennas. But with family discord, treachery, and deceit in their midst, can they save a marriage that is destined to blossom into incomparable love? Praise for Adrienne Basso’s No Other Highlander “Building a lively, convincing world of 14th-century Scottish Highland culture, Basso ratchets up the dramatic tension with friction between different clans. . . . This heartwarming, satisfying historical lays intriguing groundwork for the series’ next installment.” –Publishers Weekly

Bride Enchanted

by Edith Layton

Though Eve Faraday was beautiful and intelligent, she never expected to be wooed by the devastatingly handsome and utterly charming Aubrey Ashford, the most eligible bachelor in all of London. Skeptical of the sudden attention, she tries hard to avoid temptation, but the alluring Aubrey-and his kisses-prove impossible to resist! She accepts his offer of marriage and moves with him to his ancestral home at Fair Isle. But after such a whirlwind courtship and lightning-quick marriage, Eve begins to wonder if she really knows Aubrey at all. There is something mysterious, something magical and primeval about her new husband . . . Aubrey is not who he appears to be-that much is certain. But his feelings for Eve are true. And only when he reveals his astonishing secret will Eve realize that she and Aubrey might have a chance at a love that will last forever . . .

The Bride Fair

by Cheryl Reavis

Maria Markham had survived the War only to tolerate the Occupation-barely, while daily facing haunting memories of loss. But then Max Woodard, an enigmatic Army colonel with a gentle heart, offered her passion and a loving partnership in a brave new world...!Though a former prisoner of war, Colonel Max Woodard vowed to deal fairly with the Southerners under his governance. He yearned to understand them, most particularly Maria Markham, a womanly mix of true grit and glory. But could she ever love a man who wore the face of an enemy?

The Bride Finder

by Susan Carroll

From Barnes and Noble: Anatole lives on the steep crags of Cornwall, trapped in isolation by his legacy and powers. Surrounded by only a handful of servants and his dogs, he has never ventured far from the thick stone walls of his castle. Now, as part of timeless tradition, Anatole must turn to his former tutor and distant cousin, Septimus Fitzleger, also known as the Bride Finder, a man blessed with the power to find the one woman who is Anatole's destiny. Madeline Breton is that chosen bride and has come to Cornwall to meet her new husband. I know you are all Anatole St. Leger could ever want, Septimus had told her. And sensible Madeline had begun to dream. But, now that she has reached her strange destination, the dream is diffusing quickly in the shadow of the dark and ominous Castle Leger. Her husband is hardly the gentleman she had envisioned. He looks more like a fierce Celtic warrior, one whose wild, ebony hair and brusque manner hint of stranger, mysterious gifts. What unknown forces are at work at Castle Leger? Why do the servants and the villagers both respect and fear her husband? Anatole knows only too well the legacies that to him have been more curse than gift. But as Madeline embarks on an odyssey both otherworldly and undeniably real, she and her husband fall hopelessly in love - until she also sees the haunting vision of murder in the crystal of the St. Leger sword and vows never to let this dire portent come to pass. Then, into this hypnotic world, a sudden, terrifying enemy emerges to threaten both their lives. Winner of the 1999 RITA award for Best Romance

Bride Fire

by Elizabeth Chadwick

Stranded in the wilderness and desperate for survival, young Cassandra has nearly given up hope when muscular mustanger Alex Harte arrives as salvation. When the rugged wanderer rescues this beautiful seventeen-year-old damsel, he knows his journey is about to take a dramatic turn. Just when Cassandra's fate seemed safe, Alex and his wild posse have a run-in with an even wilder Camanche. Counts Many Coup has stolen many things from the white man but now he has found the perfect prize: Cassandra. She is stranded again but between the loves of two enemies.

Bride Fit for a Prince

by Rebecca Winters

Nicco Tescotti is drop-dead gorgeous, but this eligible prince needs to marry for duty, and he still hasn't found a suitable wife. So he decides to buy a bride. Only, his wedding ultimatum unexpectedly produces two potential candidates-and they're twin sisters!Callie Lassiter has flown to Italy to meet her groom-to-be, with no intention of going through with the ceremony-until she meets Nicco himself! Now there's only one question in Callie's mind: is she a bride fit for a prince?

The Bride Fonseca Needs

by Abby Green

"Everyone has a price...I've just told you mine. Name yours." Secretary Darcy Lennox knows how demanding her billionaire boss, Maximiliano Fonseca Roselli, can be. His fierce ambition is legendary. But marrying him to secure the deal of the century is beyond the call of duty! Except Max is not a man to say no to. He's undaunted by Darcy's reluctance to enter a fake marriage. In his world, everyone has a price, and he will entice Darcy to reveal hers. But after only one searing-and very public-kiss he realizes the stakes are far higher than either of them imagined...

A Bride for a Billionaire Box Set

by Lynne Graham

In A Rich Man's Whim, bedding Kat should be easy for billionaire Mikhail, but the tempting redhead is impossible to seduce! So Mikhail offers to pay off her debts-in exchange for a month on his yacht, and in his cabin, virginity included!In The Sheikh's Prize, marrying Sapphire Marshall was the biggest mistake of Sheikh Zahir's life. Now, his ex-wife has returned to his desert and Zahir plans to banish her from his mind once and for all, beginning with reclaiming his wedding night!In The Billionaire's Trophy, when Bastian Christou sees his intern's photo on an escort website, he's stunned by both her double life and her stunning photo. Since Bastian has an ex-fiancée to keep at bay, Emmie Marshall might just be the best armor money can buy!In Challenging Dante, Dante Leonetti is convinced Topaz Marshall is after his family's money, and he's determined to seduce the truth from her lips. After experiencing Leonetti's ferocious reputation firsthand, will she be able to resist his legendary charms?

A Bride for a Blue-Ribbon Cowboy

by Judy Duarte

Outroping and outriding every man in Blossom was something Cindy Tucker could do with her eyes closed. But cooking, flirting and wearing high heels? Those were skills of a different kind - the kind she'd surely need to lasso a husband. And the one person she trusted to teach her was Blake Gray Feather. He was the only man who'd ever made her lose her breath, who haunted her dreams, who hadn't yet figured out his childhood friend had grown up. But now, with their late-night sweet talk and soft kisses, she was seeing a different look in Blake's eyes...and that gave Cindy a newfound confidence in her womanly abilities. Because she fully intended to put Blake's "lessons" to use to win the heart of the only cowboy she'd ever loved... Silhouette Romance #1776 Miniseries: Blossom County Fair

A Bride for a Blue-Ribbon Cowboy

by Judy Duarte

HER CHALLENGE? TRANSFORMING FROM TOMBOY TO KNOCKOUT.HER PRIZE? THE COWBOY OF HER DREAMS.Outroping and outriding every man in Blossom was something Cindy Tucker could do with her eyes closed. But cooking, flirting and wearing high heels? Those were skills of a different kind-the kind she'd surely need to lasso a r husband. And the one person she trusted to teach her was Blake Gray Feather. He was the only man who'd ever made her lose her breath, who haunted her dreams, who hadn't yet figured out his childhood friend had grown up.But now, with their late-night sweet talk and soft kisses, she was seeing a different look in Blake's eyes...and that gave Cindy a newfound confidence in her womanly abilities. Because he fully intended to put Blake's "lessons" to use to win the heart of the only cowboy she'd ever loved...

Bride for a Knight

by Margaret Moore

The promise of the bedchamber After glimpsing a softer side to the stern Sir Roland of Dunborough, Mavis of DeLac is filled with hope for their arranged marriage. So when the wedding night explodes with an exquisite passion, she dares to dream that their newfound bliss will last forever. But the following morning, convinced he could never make this beautiful woman truly happy, Roland becomes cold and aloof once again. And as the newlyweds journey across England to protect Roland's birthright, it's up to Mavis to prove him wrong-and unlock the compassion this noble knight has buried deep inside. "Moore. Moore. Moore. Fans will love her newest medieval romance." -RT Book Reviews on Castle of the Wolf

Bride for a Knight

by Sue-Ellen Welfonder

On the eve of his return to Baldreagan Castle , Highlander Jamie Macpherson cannot believe his eyes: a golden-haired beauty haloed in the moonlight of St. Bride's glade, so delicate and fair she can only be a faerie. With his desire rising like a wave, the knight longs to see her again. The next time is even more surprising: Aveline Matheson is the flesh-and-blood bride of his arranged marriage, a woman eager to discover the pleasures of wedded bliss. And woe to those who would stop their lovemaking! Yet danger threatens the newlyweds. Jamie's darkest foe has already murdered his brothers and now threatens to destroy everyMacpherson. But the enemy hasn't counted on one thing: Jamie will do whatever he must to keep his bride alive and in his arms forever...

Bride For a Night

by Rosemary Rogers

After Olivia Dobson is jilted at the altar, she endures another humiliation: a substitute groom! The elder brother of her runaway betrothed has taken matters into his own hands. Shy Olivia has long held a secret attraction for Andrew Richardson, the handsome Earl of Ashcombe. But when she's wedded, bedded and dispatched alone to his country estate, the timid beauty discovers one night of passion has ignited a bold inner fire. While his lovely green-eyed bride is out of sight, she is not far from Andrew's mind-and when Olivia is abducted by French spies, the earl fears he may lose what he's only just found. Yet the wife he races to rescue is a far cry from the gentle bride he abandoned. She's a woman who dares to demand forever after from her husband....

Bride for a Single Dad

by Laura Iding

Dr. Jillian Davis has a painful secret and she is in danger of letting it overwhelm her. Until gorgeous single dad and police officer Alex Monroe enters her life, and shows her how to live again. To Alec, his daughter has been the most important thing in his life-being a father was all that mattered-but now Jillian has stolen his and little Shelby's hearts. So when he finds out about Jillian's secret. Alec doesn't care-he won't let it affect them. He wants Jillian and he knows she's the best mother little Shelby could ever wish for. If only he can make Jillian believe that too... BACHELOR DADS: Single doctors... Single Fathers!

A Bride For Abel Greene

by Cindy Gerard

A WIFE IN THE BEDROOM Mail-order bride Mackenzie Kincaid had prepared herself for a loveless marriage to loner Abel Greene. But now her would-be groom wanted out of their deal. Mackenzie was out of options: if she wanted to stay wedded she had to seduce her reluctant husband! A PLACE IN HIS HEART Abel Greene's past made him reluctant to be Mackenzie's husband. But now that his new wife had made her bed, he'd make sure she slept in it. Yet Abel's secrets were about to be exposed, and once he'd opened his heart to Mackenzie, Abel wasn't sure he'd be able to let her go.

A Bride for All Seasons

by Debra Clopton Margaret Brownley Mary Connealy Robin Hatcher

It all started with an ad in a mail-order bride catalogue . . .This charming bouquet of novellas introduces you to four Hitching Post Mail-Order Bride Catalogue prospects in the year 1870, all eager for second chances . . . and hungry for happiness. Year in, year out, they'll learn that love often comes in unexpected packages."And then Came Spring" by Margaret BrownleyMary-Jo has traveled halfway across the country to meet her match, arriving just in time for his funeral. Returning home seems like her only option until her would-be brother-in-law proposes a more daring idea."An Ever After Summer" by Debra CloptonEllie had no idea she's not what Matthew ordered. And what's wrong with being a "Bible thumper" anyway? She's determined to show him she's tougher than she looks--and just the girl he needs."Autumn's Angel" by Robin Lee HatcherLuvena would be perfect for Clay if she didn't come with kids. But kids are a deal breaker, especially in a rough-and-trouble mining town. ­ e trouble is, there's no money to send them back . . . "Winter Wedding Bells" by Mary ConnealyDavid's convinced he's not long for the world. He needs someone to mother his boys when he's gone--nothing more. Can plucky Irish Megan convince him to work at living instead of dying?

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