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This is the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure, now with new information on effective and reliable procedures for nominations, elections, ballots, balloting, and ballot counting.
"Trey MacAlpin is my husband. When Bliss first speaks these words, they are not yet true. But desperate for protection from the false king's soldiers, she claims the Highlander as her mate. Her powers foretold that her life would intertwine with the four men who protect the identity of the true king--but she never thought it would be like this! Trey MacAlpin can scarcely believe he has agreed to wed a stranger. But this beautiful lass knows the secret he and his brothers are sworn to keep, making her both valuable- and vulnerable. Yet more than necessity binds Trey and Bliss in these dangerous times-for the passionate fire raging in Trey's heart insists that Bliss is not merely his bride- but his destiny.
For nearly two weeks they were trapped together on a tropical island, forced to endure Surv/vor-like challenges in order to win a grand prize. But for the normally business-minded Cade Armstrong Waters, the toughest part became resisting his pampered-princess-turned-worthy-teammate, Cynthia Sterling. Cynthia's grit and determination, not to mention her golden locks and shining eyes, made Cade ache to hold her as they shared close quarters in a makeshift tent. But although his hardened heart had slowly begun to heal in her presence, Cade had no desire to surrender his bachelor status. Which only proved that walking away could be his biggest challenge of all!
Through their love, a school teacher and an embittered ex-police officer inspire each other to renew their faith in humanity and God.
Piper O'Malley has one month to marry or else she'll lose her home. Trouble is, she doesn't even have a boyfriend! Almost immediately her good friend Gabe Rivers steps in. He's the most wonderful man she's ever known, but his proposal has to win the award for the most unromantic of all time! Should she go ahead with a convenient wedding and hope it turns to love...or can Gabe persuade her that his marriage vows will be for real...?
In The Wedding Date, Cara Connelly launches her new Save the Date series, about the magic--and mayhem--of weddings Julie Marone isn't your ordinary matchmaker. Instead of setting up singles, she matches already-happy couples with their dream homes. And since she lost the other half of her own happy couple, it's her passion. Cody Brown isn't your ordinary cowboy. Instead of roping runaway steers, he wrangles sick kids and strung-out junkies as an ER doc. And since his brother lost his wife to a drunk driver, it's his mission. When Cody moves from Austin to Boston, he wants Julie to find him a condo. But not only is Cody single, he's a doctor, and ever since her fiance died, she's got a major grudge against doctors. Cody angles to be Julie's date for her sister's Christmas Eve wedding but discovers that her "no doctors" rule is unbending. Still, he's not quitting. If Cody has his way, they'll be a couple by Christmas, and the next dream house Julie finds will be their own.
Nancy is excited to be the flower girl in her cousin's wedding, but disaster strikes when Nancy notices a huge hunk of the wedding cake is missing. Will this culprit have his cake and eat it, too?
Tall, dark Luke Bodene had been propositioned by women before-but they'd never had marriage in mind! Yet, his employer, ranch owner Eden Lowe, had just invited him to dinner...and asked him to be her husband! If Eden didn't get married soon, she was going to lose her home. Making this rugged loner her husband was her best-and only-option! But a wedding of convenience wasn't all she needed. For one whole year, they also had to live as man and wife...
Wedding Dogs captures man's best friend at 75 weddings--dogs as the best man, maid of honor, ring bearer, or another member of the wedding party! Decked out in little doggy tuxedos or sporting a wreath of roses around their necks, these pooches share in the wedding couple's big day. Each photograph is accompanied by a brief essay telling the dog's (and the couple's) story. A perfect wedding, bridal shower, or groom's gift, Wedding Dogs shares the joy of the moment when dogs join in the celebration of their owners' most special day.
"The Southern Sewing Circle will win your heart."--Monica Ferris, USA Today Bestselling AuthorLibrarian Tori Sinclair is tying the knot--as long as a murder doesn't unravel her plans...Tori is ecstatic to become Mrs. Milo Wentworth in a few days, but she has a lot to do before she sashays down the aisle. Favors need to be sewn, vows need to be written--and a mystifying murder needs to be solved.When Beatrice, a fellow member of the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle, learns that her former nanny took a fatal fall in her new employers' home, she suspects the death was not an accident. Now Tori's spending her last days as a single woman untangling rumors and stitching together motives to find a killer. But can she nab a murderer and make it to the church on time?
In her deliciously sexy debut, Cara Connelly gives a whole new meaning to crashing a wedding.Before the weddingTyrell Brown wanted to get the hell out of Houston and back to his ranch. Instead, he's stuck on a flight to France for his best friend's wedding. To top it off, he discovers he's sharing a seat with Victoria Westin, the blue-eyed, stiletto-heeled lawyer who's been a thorn in his side for months.At the weddingVictoria can't believe it! How can she be at the same wedding as this long, lean cowboy with a killer smile? So what if they shared a few in-flight cocktails, some serious flirting, and a near-miss at the mile-high club? She still can't stand the man!After the weddingThe wedding disaster's in the rearview, but the sizzle between these two is still red-hot. They tried to be on their best behavior in France, but back in the States all bets are off . . .
Sarah Wallingford Would Do Her DutyEven if that meant putting herself on the Marriage Mart during a London season she could ill afford--and did not desire. Now ironic circumstance had wed her to the compelling Marquess of Englemere, a fabled gamester, who had awakened passions she was honor-bound not to express!A marriage of convenience could be deucedly inconvenient--even for a marquess--when one was perilously close to loving his own wife! But that was impossible, Nicholas Stanhope knew, for hadn't his tragic past proven that women--especially wives--were not to be trusted?
What's the New-Jan-Plan? Discover the answer in Cara Connelly's newest Save The Date Novella, and see how mousey Jan Marone gives herself the gift of living, laughing, and finally loving ... all under the hot Key West sun.She'd come to Key West for a wedding, only to discover the hotel had messed up her reservation. So although Jan Marone has to share a tiny room with sexy Mick McKenna, it shouldn't really be a problem. Mick's her best friend, and he doesn't think of her "that way" ... or does he?Mick McKenna loves hard and plays hard. His thick black hair, chiseled jaw, and hard, muscled body make him irresistible. But when once-innocent Jan walks into his hotel room, Mick can't believe his eyes. Now she's wearing a sexy bikini and telling him it's time for her to "get lucky," making him protective and tantalized at the same time.Worried she might be in over her head, he decides never to leave her side ... and suddenly their hotel room seems smaller--and hotter--than ever. Mick's always been hands-off with Jan--but has the right woman been under his nose the whole time?
Nothing could stop Aspen resort heir Gavin Jarrod's land grab. Not even the ornery owner's insistence that Gavin marry his granddaughter to seal the deal. Gavin was up to the challenge of wedding perfect stranger Sabrina Taylor, since this beautiful strangerwasperfect. After a whirlwind seduction, he had her wed and bedded...to their mutual satisfaction. But what was this new groom to do once his bride announced she was pregnant with his child? It was back to the bargaining table-because she wanted a real father for her baby or this merger was off!
Praise for True Highland Spirit: "Unforgettable, entertaining, and well worth the read."--Romance Fiction Suite 101 Her Timing Couldn't Be Worse... Miss Eugenia Talbot's presentation to the queen is spoiled by a serious faux pas--the despicable William Grant made her laugh, right in front of Her Majesty. Now Eugenia is ruined and had better marry--someone, anyone--at once... And His Couldn't Be Better... Roguish William Grant has never taken anything seriously in his life. Until he meets Eugenia Talbot, who makes him feel and do thing he never thought he would. Now Eugenia's great sense of humor and kindheartedness may be her undoing, unless William can help her find a husband. To his surprise, that's the last thing he wants to do... Praise for The Highlander's Heart: "Elegant writing...beautifully written dialogue and attention to detail. Enthusiasts of historical romance will undoubtedly enjoy this."--Long and Short of It Reviews "A lovely and fun romance."--Fresh Fiction
HE WAS HER SECRET LOVE...Sweet, gentle schoolteacher Natalie Brock's life changed forever when handsome rancher Mack Killain's masterful kisses gave her a tantalizing taste of love. Ever since that first awakening, Natalie knew Mack was the only man for her. Trouble was, the rough-edged loner had sworn off marriage-especially to an innocent like her-and told her so on more than one occasion. But Mack had taught her the best was worth fighting for...and Natalie would not settle for anything less than all his love!
SHE'D LEFT HER HEART IN WILLOW VALLEY Laurel Windsong had thought leaving Willow Valley--and her first love, Ben Skeeter--would be the hardest thing she'd ever done. But returning home ten years later proved much more difficult. Rumors swirled around the small town about why she'd come home, if she'd returned for good and whether she and Ben would give in to the undeniable sparks that still flew between them. But she had secrets in her past, demons she needed to conquer, before she'd be able to give Ben her heart. Would he wait for her, or had she lost the only man she'd ever truly loved?
When Livvy Ravenwood's daughter wishes for a knight in shining armor to come to their rescue, Livvy doesn't expect the wish to come true so dramatically! But she can't ignore Sir William Marsh either, especially since he claims her castle is his home. Sure he has a real lord-of-the-manor attitude, plus great shoulders and a really great way of kissing, but Livvy isn't about to fall for a man who claims to be lost in time--is she?
From the Wedding March...Innocent socialite Laurel Worthington had only met handsome tycoon Brett Matthews once before-at their wedding! Then, a wager had meant a one-night marriage. Swept away by the romantic fantasy, Laurel had willingly surrendered her virginity to her sweetly seductive new husband....To Rock-a-Bye Baby!But the self-made millionaire wondered if Laurel would ever have come back to him if she hadn't needed his help. He vowed they'd marry again-and stay married!-for the sake of their unborn child. But this time Laurel wouldn't marry for anything less than her husband's heart....
Lottie just knows that her boyfriend is going to propose during lunch at one of London's fanciest restaurants. But when his big question involves a trip abroad, not a trip down the aisle, she's completely crushed. So when Ben, an old flame, calls her out of the blue and reminds Lottie of their pact to get married if they were both still single at thirty, she jumps at the chance. No formal dates--just a quick march to the altar and a honeymoon on Ikonos, the sun-drenched Greek island where they first met years ago. Their family and friends are horrified. Fliss, Lottie's older sister, knows that Lottie can be impulsive--but surely this is her worst decision yet. And Ben's colleague Lorcan fears that this hasty marriage will ruin his friend's career. To keep Lottie and Ben from making a terrible mistake, Fliss concocts an elaborate scheme to sabotage their wedding night. As she and Lorcan jet off to Ikonos in pursuit, Lottie and Ben are in for a honeymoon to remember, for better . . . or worse.Advance praise for Wedding Night "Author of the popular Shopaholic series, [Sophie] Kinsella has again created a fast-paced, hilarious comedy filled with bubbly banter and a charming cast of characters. The lovers (more self-deluded than star-crossed) are delightfully flawed, and the rivals are sweetly vulnerable. Bright, bouncy, engaging and perfect for filming."--Kirkus Reviews "There's plenty of silly fun to be had in this charming comedy of errors."--Booklist "Kinsella fans will be charmed."--Publishers WeeklyFrom the Hardcover edition.
She'd fallen in love again-with her ex-husband!Fiona was the successful co-owner of Five Star Weddings-the wedding coodinators as far as Sydney's society set was concerned. Which was how she got to organize her ex-husband Philip's forthcoming marriage.Fiona quickly realized she still loved Philip, but she was determined to resist the chemistry that still bubbled between them. Her job was to make sure that the wedding of the year went without a hitch...even after the bride made a stunning revelation-and Fiona found herself agreeing to be Philip's stand-in wife!they're gorgeous, they're glamorous...and they're getting married!
The bestselling wedding planning guide--now updated!Congratulations, you're planning a wedding! Besides obtaining a fancy tuxedo and a stunning gown, organizing a wedding ceremony takes creativity, planning, and diplomacy. The whole ordeal can seem overwhelming at first, but with lots of guidance, you'll plan a wedding people will remember for ages.Wedding Planning For Dummies demystifies and simplifies all the details that go into the Big Day, providing inspiration and innovative ideas to personalize your wedding celebration and, of course, make it fun for everyone--especially you! Expert wedding planner Marcy Blum walks you step-by-step through everything you'll encounter as you plan your wedding, from choosing a reception site to picking a photographer--and everything in between. 20% new and updated contentKeep track of expenses with a wedding budgetNegotiate contracts and surf online for wedding dealsGet those pesky financial technicalities out of the wayPlan a weekend wedding, a themed wedding, same sex wedding, and other celebrationsPlan for various wedding customs and ritesThrow a great reception with music, food, drink, and cakeThe 4-1-1 on the latest and greatest trends in wedding registries, rings, photos, and the honeymoonPacked with tips for saving money and common kitsch you should avoid, this is the ultimate guide to satisfying everyone on the Big Day--while making all of your fairytale dreams come true.
In search of a wife!Logan Hunter had made a promise: to find a new bride for himself, and a mother for his darling daughter. That was five years ago, and he hadn't even started looking! But Sara Wynter found him anyway....Only Sara had none of the attributes Logan wanted in a second wife. She was too pretty, too outspoken. Logan tried not to fall for her-he simply wanted a marriage of convenience. But Sara reminded him that he had a heart, and it looked as though he'd soon be the happiest reluctant bridegroom ever!"Ms. Green spins an enchanting tale with marvelous characterization."-Romantic Times on The Wedding Promise
Two Weddings...and a Misunderstanding Just when things are starting to look up, trouble touches down. With a Derby hopeful in the paddock and her flighty sister on her way to the altar with a reliable man, the last person Charity MacKay wants to see is the groom's rogue relative, Tanner Davenport. Flyboy, bad boy, reckless adventurer, he's too fascinating -- too big! -- for her small Kentucky town. And he's determined to rescue his brother from making what Tanner thinks is the worst mistake of his life. The sparks are flying between Charity and Tanner. And not just because she wants her sister's wedding to happen and he doesn't. If Charity can't control her attraction to Tanner and Tanner can't stop his growing attraction to Charity, a second wedding might be on the way!
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