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A Husband's Watch
Unlike other authors who knew they wanted to write practically from the moment they learned the alphabet, it took Karen a wee bit longer for that particular muse to strike. Karen's mother plunked her in ballet class at three. Her comment after Karen's first recital was that her arms looked like "broken tree branches." Undeterred, Karen kept up with her dance lessons, determined she was going to be the next Margot Fonteyn. Upon entering high school and joining the drama club, she discovered that ... more info>>
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A Marriage-Minded Man
"Honey, You don't really want this." But Tess Montoya knew exactly what she wanted--a hot, no-strings-attached night with town bad boy Eli Garrett, her old high-school boyfriend. After all, when you're being stressed by your unreliable ex, why not blow off steam with the one man who knows you best? Besides, there was no way she was ever going to let sexy Eli back in her heart.... Out of all the mistakes Eli made growing up, walking away from Tess was the one he regretted most. But the feisty, t... more info>>
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A Mother's Wish
Going back for her baby.... Winnie Porter just couldn't forget the child she'd given up for adoption all those years ago...or the wonderful family that had taken him in. Now it was finally time to see her son one last time. Still reeling from his wife's untimely death, the last thing Aidan Black needed to deal with was the unwed mother who brought his beloved Robbie into the world. Especially when she was all grown up into a beautiful, vivacious young woman who'd immediately drawn his boy into h... more info>>
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Adding Up to Marriage
Silas Garrett has done the math. This widowed father knows that his two wonderful young sons deserve all of his hardworking heart. Still, the handsome accountant can't help but notice the carefree new nanny…. But for Jewel Jasper, family equals trouble. She is not going to follow in her mother's reckless footsteps, chasing romance no matter what the risk. The pretty nanny has her own career to consider, and her tall, dark employer is not part of her plan. The heart has its own logic, though, ... more info>>
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Anything for Her Marriage
A MARRIAGE TO FIGHT FORFor years, Nancy Shapiro had a secret crush on gorgeous, wealthy Rod Braden, but Nancy knew she had nothing in common with the strong, silent, single dad. Until the night she offered him a little coffee and kindness-and they wound up making a baby!Responsible Rod was prepared to offer his home and his name to Nancy. But he never anticipated that his bride would blast through all his defences. Could Rod convince Nancy that a marriage born of honor was now his heart's desire... more info>>
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Baby Steps
It was bad enough that her partners left shy store owner Dana Malone to scout new retail space with devastatingly handsome Realtor C. J. Turner. Then--wham!--her way-out wayward cousin literally left a baby on Dana's doorstep, and a birth certificate listing C.J. as the father. Raising her ultracute nephew was a dream come true, and as she and C.J. shared baby duties and close quarters until paternity was established, Dana kept her cool. But every time the commitment-phobe looked at Dana, the ye... more info>>
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Baby, I'm Yours
Kevin Vaccaro just found out he was a father ... of a five-month-old! He'd put up a hell of a fight to overcome his troubled past. That was nothing compared to the battle he was about to wage for his child's future. Julianne McCabe had no intention of giving up her sister's child--the child she loved as her own--without a fight. Yet that was before Kevin started bonding with his daughter. Before he awoke feelings that made the grieving widow long to share more than late-night feedings. But was s... more info>>
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Dear Santa
His daughter's birth made him a father. Becoming a daddy would take a bit longer... Connecticut mogul Grant Braeburn never thought he was father material, even though his nearly four-year-old daughter should have convinced him otherwise. But then his ex-wife's death made him Haley's permanent parent. Her only parent. He needed help, in a hurry. It came in the form of Mia Vaccaro, the lively, lovely party planner who had been his ex-wife's best friend. Mia was the only one who could touch Haley's... more info>>
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Everybody's Hero
He could handle raising his orphaned little brother. He could handle his demanding career. But what Joe Salazar couldn't handle was this quirky little town where people actually cared. People like Taylor McIntyre. She had worked wonders with his heartbroken little brother, but she scared the hell out of Joe. Because no kindergarten teacher he'd ever met before could make him hot with desire just by looking at him. Could make him want things he had no business wanting--not when the only way Joe k... more info>>
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Everything but a Husband
At thirty-one, widow Galen Granata was a veteran of such an unhappy marriage that she had never dared to long for what every woman dreamed of. Like a man to love and children. So she'd built a wall around herself that no one had even tried to penetrate.Until Del Farentino. And then Galen found herself face-to-face with the enormously attractive widower and his deaf little girl. Wendy might not be able to talk in the conventional way, but she and her sexy single father were speaking to Galen in a... more info>>
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Fathers and Other Strangers
Jenna Stanton had raised her niece, Blair, from birth, with nary a clue as to who the child's father was. Until now—when the piece of paper in her hand led her to the inexplicably attractive grouchy ex-cop Hank Logan. How could she tell Hank that her daughter was his? And more important, should she?The former detective in him told Hank that the pretty widow and the smart-mouth kid were in town for more than just the local scenery. But to say he was floored to find out the truth wasn't even ... more info>>
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Fortune's Cinderella
Scott Fortune was a vice president, a man of action, a man not used to feeling powerless. But in one terrifying moment, a freak tornado had taken down the Red Rock airport, leaving Scott trapped beneath the rubble. Fate had stranded him with quirky, unforgettable Christina Hastings, and in those death-defying moments, the wealthy bachelor fell in love.A snack-bar waitress with a heartbreaking past, Christina knew better than to believe in fairy tales. She'd found safety, even passion, in Scott's... more info>>
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From Friends to Forever
Tony Vaccaro had been part of Lili Szabo's life since she was a lovesick teenager with a major-league crush. Now the high school athlete was a widowed single dad with a trio of energetic little girls relying on him--and no time for romance. Little Lili had grown up! Fourteen years ago, she was like a cute kid sister. Now she had the potential to be so much more. But a shocking secret was about to split Tony's world apart. The question was, could he count on Lili to pick up the pieces?
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Honky-Tonk Cinderella
Truck-stop waitress Luanne Evans had known the customer who wound up in her trailer one night was not exactly one of the local boys. As to who he was, she didn't care. For when he was gone, she would have nothing but memories. Or so she thought....Prince Aleksander Vlastos had run out on Luanne eleven years ago, and he'd lived with regret ever since. But regret wasn't the only thing he'd left behind. There was a ten-year-old child?the heir to Alek's throne. Luanne had had him for ten years, and ... more info>>
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Husband Under Construction
When her life went topsy-turvy, Roxie Ducharme sought temporary refuge in the small New Mexico town she'd left years before. But as she plunged into renovating her uncle's home as an antidote to heartbreak, she faced an unforeseen obstacle: contractor Noah Garrettstill as alluring and unattainable as he'd been years before.Noah's love-'em-and-leave-'em exterior belied a hardworking, responsible man...one who made every inch of Roxie's skin prickle with desire. And to Noah's surprise, Roxie haunt... more info>>
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Marriage, Interrupted
TWO WEDDINGS AND A FUNERALIt started when Cass's teenage son called his father to come to his stepfather's funeral. Which was how Blake found himself face-to-face with the woman who'd tripped up his heart eighteen years before. Only, now she was pregnant with another man's child.As if things weren't complicated enough, here was Blake in the flesh-even more sexy and irresistible than Cass remembered. But her fantasies of happily-ever-after ended along with their youthful marriage.Except there was... more info>>
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Plain-Jane Princess
Incompetent! She couldn't cook, clean or operate the dishwasher. But Steven Koleski had to admit the mysterious woman did have a way with his new-found family...and his lonely heart.It was the opportunity of a lifetime for Princess Sophie of Carpathia: two weeks of living like a regular person. On top of that, caring for children was her passion. But with five of them tugging on her heartstrings and their sexy guardian bestowing fiery kisses on her, how could she ever return to life as a princes... more info>>
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Pride and Pregnancy
Karleen Almquist, a thrice-married--and thrice-divorced!--personal shopper, had sworn off men, and their inherent complications...aka babies. Until the most gorgeous widower moved in next door--complete with the two most adorable little boys she'd ever seen. True, Troy Lindquist had been alone a long time, but the ice cream mogul was looking for a real relationship, and his next-door neighbor was clearly not his type. Still, that didn't stop him from turning to her one night--which resulted in K... more info>>
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Reining in the Rancher
"You're what?" Thea Benedict had been about to--honest to God--tell her ex-lover Johnny Griego she was pregnant. Until Johnny's teenage daughter beat her to it with her big news! Thea knew Johnny wasn't a happily-ever-after kind of guy. And now he had his little girl's impending motherhood to think about. So you could have knocked Thea over when the sexy rancher asked her to be his wife! She should have guessed Johnny was the type to do the right thing by her. Except Thea had some crazy notion a... more info>>
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Runaway Bridesmaid
Walk down the aisle with Sarah Whitehouse on his arm? Shoot, Dean Parrish had dreamed of that for as long as he could remember. But sexy Sarah wasn't the bride, he wasn't the groom and they weren't even speaking!Sarah had always known Dean would come back to sleepy Sweetbranch one day. But she'd expected him to be the rogue who had broken her heart, not the charmer who'd stolen it in the first place. With their siblings' wedding looming, the last thing she needed was to rekindle a romance with t... more info>>
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Saving Dr. Ryan
Widowed and penniless, Maddie Kincaid was driving through the tiny town of Haven, Oklahoma, her two small children in tow, when her third child decided to make an appearance. She managed to find the only doctor within miles—Ryan Logan. The rugged, handsome M.D. assisted her delivery just fine. And then he made her an offer she couldn't refuse.... Brooding loner—and incurable workaholic—Ryan had already seen one relationship go down the tubes, and he knew that home and hearth were not for him.... more info>>
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Staking His Claim
Dawn Gardner had left behind her life in tiny Haven, Oklahoma, for the greener pastures of New York City years ago—or so she thought. But something kept pulling her back. Could that something be handsome horse breeder Cal Logan? Dawn thought they were through—but since her last visit, two months ago, had left her with a little more than memories, it looked as if her life and Cal's were going to be tied together even more permanently....Which was fine with Cal—because it was clear ... more info>>
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Swept Away
Temporarily retired dancer--and big-city girl-- Carly Stewart was aghast when a fender bender caused her to set up housekeeping in Sam Frazier's house in tiny Haven, Oklahoma. But "aghast" didn't begin to describe her reaction as she realized she was attracted to this tall, dark and handsome...farmer! And father...of six!Widower and single father Sam had become an expert at reading signs, and the petite and feisty beauty currently residing with him might as well have had "Just Passing Through" w... more info>>
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The Prodigal Valentine
When hometown boy Ben Vargas shot out of town ten years ago, he also left Mercy Zamora behind. And though she had led the chorus of no strings/no wedding bells/no babies, ten years can change a girl. If only it had changed her feelings for him... And as for Ben--he'd had his reasons for leaving, but Mercy had never been one of them. And so he was home--at least for now. And he should know better than to start something, once more, that he couldn't finish. Know better than to think that once he h... more info>>
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Wedding Belle
Weddings, Inc.PERPETUALLY ENGAGEDIt was completely illogical for blue-blooded Charlotte Westwood to be fantasizing about blue-collar Gabe Szulinski. He was all wrong for her, and besides, this was one woman who wasn't ever getting married-three engagements without one husband to show for them should have had her swearing off men forever. But then Gabe insisted he'd never pop the question to anyone. And with a challenge like that, as irresistible as the man himself...well, what was a born and br... more info>>
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