The debt Ionanthe will leave her freedom at the castle doors. Ancient laws demand an eye for an eye--she must pay the price for her sister's mistake. The payment Recently crowned Prince Max plans to bring change to his country, but only after his new bride has arrived--as settlement for the debt he is owed.... The price A ruthless ruler and his virgin queen. Trembling with the fragility of a new spring bud, Ionanthe will go to her husband: She was given as penance, but he'll take her for pleasu... more info>>
It's been six years since Jamie walked in on her lover, Jake Brierton, in bed with another woman--and walked right back out that door and out of his life. But even though Jamie has spent years working on her successful decorating business, she's never been able to fully exorcise Jake from her mind. He is, after all, her stepbrother.... When her stepdad becomes ill, Jamie is reunited with Jake on their way home for Christmas. She is shocked when Jake proposes marriage--a marriage designed to make... more info>>
Jaz had shared an all-consuming passion with suave American business associate Caid Dubois--but betrayal and disillusionment forced them apart. Back in England with the festive season approaching, Jaz discovers she has a new boss...Caid! And as if that's not enough to deal with,Caid demands the exclusive company apartment she's been given! Jaz won't move.... Caid won't back down.... Now she and this arrogant,irresistible man are thrust together in a whirlwind of suspicion, anger and overwhelmin... more info>>
Englishwoman Felicia Gordon should be floating on air. After all, she's engaged to a man who is kind, charming, considerate.... But he doesn't inspire the least amount of passion in her blood.It isn't until Felicia flies to Kuwait to meet her fiancé's family that she finds the electricity she's been missingin her fiancé's uncle, Sheikh Raschid al Hamid al Sabah! Raschid is hardly the "uncle" she imaginedtall, powerful, unnervingly masculine and shockingly arrogant. But bene... more info>>
Her Christmas Fantasy by Penny Jordan
After traveling the world, Lisa yearns for the stability of marriage to dependable Henry, and she's determined to make a good impression on his family. Only when she arrives, the exasperating Oliver Davenport has taken it upon himself to ensure that Lisa doesn't marry Henry. Instead, he takes her to his own home, where he sets about making all her Christmas fantasies come true....
The Winter Bride by Lynne Graham
Angie loved Leo Demetrios, but his d... more info>>
Charley would do anything to keep her wages coming in and support her impoverished sisters and nephews—even if that meant working in Italy for the demanding and commanding Duke Raphael Della Striozzi…. Raphael couldn't understand why a woman like Charley dressed in dime-store clothes.
It was going to be straight off to a designer boutique for her! But it was in Raphael's bedroom that Charlotte's complete transformation took place—from shy, dowdy virgin to confident, beautiful…mistress!
The breathtaking saga of The Perfect Family continuesShe had found passion in Gareth Simmonds's arms. For one brief moment, in sun-drenched Italy, Louise Crighton had been able to forget her hurt at seeing the man she thought she loved fall for someone else.Ashamed at her unexpected-and uninhibited-response to Gareth, she had gone out of her way to avoid seeing him again. But now Gareth is back, as attractive as ever. One question burns in Louise's mind: Does Gareth still suspect that she'd used... more info>>
In his hand was a contract to prove she owed him thousands...Ilios Manos wasn't interested in Elizabeth Wareham's sob story. So what if she was broke and had nowhere to stay? He wanted his money back and his revenge, and he would exact his price from her however it suited him....But when Ilios looked closely, he sensed Lizzie's innocence and knew he couldn't take that from her lightly. So he chose the next best thing--he was a man in need of a wife....He would show her mercy...and she would take... more info>>
Katie Crighton has been persuaded to take her place in the family business, but she feels like an outsider, since most of her friends and family are in happy relationships--whilst Katie is a virgin. Sebastian Cooke's smoldering sexual energy is a
Summoned for the sheikh's convenience.... The line of succession in Niroli seems dead ... until a desert prince makes his claim... Sheikh Kadir: ruler of an Eastern kingdom, but also the last heir to Niroli's throne. Kadir must find himself a queen! Natalia Carini loves Niroli. To her, the new ruler is an invader, and now he's demanding her, as his bride! Yet to be bedded by a barbarian excites her more than she's ever known....
Bound by duty, drawn by desire? Felicity Clairemont has come to Spain to claim her inheritance. Unfortunately that means spending time with the Duque Vidal y Salvadores - and the darkly handsome Spaniard has always made it plain how little he thinks of her. The last time Vidal saw Fliss he desired and hated her with equal measure. But now honor demands he must help her. As the truth about Fliss's family comes flooding out, and the power of their attraction takes hold, can Vidal admit how wrong h... more info>>
When Beth met Alex Andrews on a business trip to Prague, she was determined not to fall for this magnetic stranger. Still recovering from a heartbreaking experience with one rogue male, she had no intention of getting involved with another! But A
In these compelling, sexually charged stories by top-selling Harlequin Presents authors, three independent women enter into relationships with wealthy, devastatingly attractive men ... but it's all a sham. For the sake of expediency, they've agreed to loveless, businesslike liaisons. However, their determined pragmatism doesn't prepare these couples for the insistent demands of desire ... or the irresistible power of love. Bundle includes Mistress of Convenience by Penny Jordan, A Convenient Hus... more info>>
Annie can't believe Dominic Carlyle's claim. How can he be her husband? Why would she have walked out on him and forgotten all about their marriage? To jog Annie's memory, Dominic insists they move in together. Annie is compelled to say yes--haun
Ricardo Salvatore despised greedy women--was Carly just one more? He planned to take over the company that Carly managed. So why not include her in the bargain..." Unloved and unwanted as a child, Carly had never let anyone this close. She and Ricardo were working closely together, and their sizzling attraction boiled over. In the heat of passion, there was no hiding place: Ricardo was stunned when he learned the real truth about Carly, just as she discovered his real reason for bedding her....... more info>>
THE BRIDE'S BOUQUETSubstitute lover?Poppy Carlton: Cousin to the groom. She is devastated when Chris falls in love and marries someone else. She will never love again.James Carlton: The groom's older brother-and best man. Mocking and cynical, he is the exact opposite of fun-loving Chris.James taunts Poppy that she should find herself a real man and leave her adolescent fantasies behind. He is not averse to showing her just what real passion is about. But how can he be sure that her response is f... more info>>
Marriage: Millionaire banker Marcus Canning has decided it's time to become a father--and a husband.... Penniless: Lucy is facing crippling debts alone--having kicked out her cheating, stealing ex-husband.... Wedded: Lucy knows she's been chosen by Marcus for convenience--but she's always loved him and she can't resist his passionate lovemaking.... Sex: That's all it is for Marcus--until he discovers his wife is being blackmailed by another man....
The Boss's Marriage Arrangement by Penny JordanEveryone in her office thinks Harriet is boss Matthew Cole's fiancée! Harriet has to keep reminding herself it's all just for convenience--but how far is Matthew prepared to go with their arrangement...marriage?His Darling Valentine by Carole MortimerIt's Valentine's Day and a secret admirer is bombarding Tazzy Darling with gifts! Any woman would be delighted--but not Tazzy. There's only one man from whom she wants to receive love tokens, and t... more info>>
Rocco Leopardi's demand is nonnegotiable: Julie Simmonds must bring his little nephew to Sicily so that the child may take his rightful place as a Leopardi! At first Rocco thought Julie would be a gold digger, but her unexpected innocence is arousing. When it's proved that Julie is actually the boy's aunt, the sensual Sicilian changes the rules of his game. He's got more than one good reason to keep this inexperienced waif captiveand make her his wife!
Silas Carter--American billionaire and bachelor, he's at the top of every celebrity party guest list. Love isn't in Silas's plans--but a practical marriage is! Julia Fellowes--beautiful, well-connected and perfect wife material. Julia will be Silas's convenient bride--the pleasure of bedding her will just be a bonus. Their relationship is headline news--the society wedding of the decade's on. But scandal travels fast--what will happen when everyone discovers Julia's pregnant..."
Saul Parenti has always been glad that he's second in line in the Arrezzian monarchy. He can concentrate on his business empire and the delights of his new wife, Giselle .But when his cousin is killed, Saul must ascend the throne. Instead of pursuing their own dreams, Saul and Giselle must now make their lives about pomp and protocol. But the secret traumas of Giselle's past have scarred her deeply; she never wants to be a motherand that leaves her marriage in crisis. Because her... more info>>
Her lover-until her memory returns?When Anna woke up in hospital, the first person she saw was Ward Hunter. The chemistry between them was so intense, Anna was convinced he must be her lover!Ward found Anna's sensuality hard to resist-but was she the woman who had defrauded his brother? Ward fell for Anna anyway, though when she regained her memory would she feel betrayed...that Ward had become her lover by deception?They wanted to get even. Instead they got...married!
Italian count Marco di Vincenti feared for baby Angelina's safety. He needed a wife to get custody--so he proposed a marriage of convenience to the baby's English nanny, Alice Walsingham! Having secretly fallen in love with Marco, Alice found the wedding pure torture! All her family and five hundred other guests expected to see lots of passion.... Marco was all too willing to oblige in public--but what about in private, on their wedding night..."
Return of her husbandAbbie Howard would do everything to make her daughter's wedding special. Everything, except to allow Cathy the one thing she most desired-to meet the father who'd walked away from his marriage before his baby was even born.But Sam Howard wasn't to be kept away. His attraction was as devastating as ever and Abbie was tempted to forgive and and make up. But could she ever forget that he'd accused her of conceiving another man's child?THE BIG EVENTOne special occasion-that chan... more info>>
Alexander Konstantinakos has discovered that one passionate night in England had its consequences: two, to be precise. Out of the blue he's turned up on Ruby Wareham's doorstep--to take his twin sons back to Greece!Ruby's shocked that she's still so attracted to dark, sexy and powerful Alexander. She's afraid she might lose her beautiful boys, whom she's struggled to bring up on her own, but maybe there's a solution.... Can she wed Sander--a virtual stranger--and live as his wife, and in his bed... more info>>