Dr. Kane Fortune challenged death regularly, but making love to virginal Allison Preston shook him to the core. And called for a shotgun wedding! Though the kindly nurse's unassuming ways had made her practically invisible to him, Allison's provocative modesty now aroused an all-consuming need in Kane. But when Allison learned she wasn'tt pregnant, Kane had to face the facts. And convince Allison that their marriage wasn't about duty...but about love.
Because of the terms of a will, Garrett Holden had to share his stepfather's tiny cabin in Maine with Ana Birch for one month. A hardened businessman, Garrett was lost moments after meeting the beautiful stranger, and he knew spending thirty days together would be pure torture on his libido.But as hard as he tried to resist Ana's charms, the die-hard bachelor was quickly captivated by her compassionate nature, her zest for life and her tempting curves. Still, Ana's true identity remained a ... more info>>
Wrapped in the powerful embrace of Gray MacInnes, Catherine Thorne felt as though she'd finally come home. She couldn't begin to explain how being with a stranger seemed so right, so familiar. In Gray's presence she felt desirable once again and ready to give in to urges that she'd suppressed for far too long....With the heart of another man beating in his chest, billionaire Gray MacInnes found himself dreaming of a stranger's beautiful face and smooth, velvety skin. Catherine was a woman he sur... more info>>
If Ryan Shaughnessy had been told that one day he'd marry his best friend, Jessie Reillysecretly the girl of his dreamsand they'd be expecting twins, he would've said, "pinch me." But even his wildest dreams never included a proposal inspired by the need to rescue Jessie from the sperm bank! Yet as her due date neared, Ryan sensed more than just a hormonal change in Jessie. Dare he hope she saw him not only as the father of her babies, but as a devoted husband, a passionate lover...a... more info>>
Stone Lachlan never thought marriage?especially one of convenience!?would be this complex. After all, he and Faith Harrell had agreed to marry for purely practical reasons, so there should be no question about the terms of their "relationship." But resisting a young woman as appealing as Faith was like trying to win a war without any weapons. And it seemed the harder they fought not to fall in love, the closer they came to losing the battle....
13 YEARS, 1 MONTH, 4 DAYS...
Reese Barone counted the days since he'd last seen Celia. He'd sailed around the world and still couldn't erase the memory of making love to her in the summer sun, planning their future. Then false rumors and a blowout with his father made Reese abandon the one woman he'd ever truly desired.
The last thing Celia Papaleo wanted was to rekindle an old flame or have Reese Barone back in Cape Cod, stirring up the past...and passion. Her black-sheep lover had gotten... more info>>
GETTING REACQUAINTEDRonan Sullivan needed a place to stay, and old acquaintance Deirdre Patten had a room to rent. But close proximity could ignite passion they had once denied, and for this single mom, opening her home-and heart-could prove very perilous indeed.WITH LOVEThe reality of Deirdre was sweeter than the memories that haunted Ronan's dreams. This loving woman gave him shelter for his body...and shattered soul. And though he longed to dedicate the rest of his life to Deirdre, Ronan was ... more info>>
Who or what are the Extraordinary Five? For fans of "Heroes" and "The X-Files," delve into the mysteries of Family Secrets with books 1-4. This first collection contains Enemy Mind by Maggie Shayne, Pyramid of Lies by Anne Marie Winston, The Player by Evelyn Vaughn and The Bluewater Affair by Cindy Gerard.
"I'LL TAKE CARE OF THAT VIRGINITY PROBLEM FOR YOU."They'd worked together for years, but security expert Sam Deering never imagined what was beneath his plain-Jane employee's baggy clothing. Then, on the night of Delilah Smith's twenty-ninth birthday, Sam no longer had to wonder. Tired of being a virgin, desperate to see what all the fuss was about, Del announced she was ready...and Sam generously offered his "services." Trouble was, once their relationship went from strictly professional to del... more info>>
He had never seen her face--and yet he could read her better than any sighted man ever had. For ex-model Lynne Devane, meeting someone as powerful and sexy as Brendan Reilly--a man without an agenda--made her want to finally confess who she really was. Brendan had every intention of getting Lynne into his bed, but trusting her was another matter. History had taught him to steer clear of mysterious women--especially those expecting little wrapped boxes under the Christmas tree. If Lynne truly wan... more info>>
THE MAN SHE COULDN'T FORGETHe was a man of adventure, the epitome of masculinity, and he had swept the girl next door off her feet one incredible night-and made her a woman. But Marco Esposito didn't think he was the home-and-hearth type of man that Sophie Morrell deserved...so he walked away.But he never forgot her.Now Marco was back and he wanted to do right by Sophie-for now and always. Sophie hadn't forgotten those fiery kisses, but could she trust that their night of shared passion would gr... more info>>
WILL YOU MARRY ME?Freewheeling cowboy Tye Bradshaw had never wanted a wife or children. But thanks to one night of passion, Dulcie Kincaid had borne a child. His child. From the moment he discovered he was a father, Tye vowed that his son would bear his name. And so would Dulcie.NOT ON YOUR LIFE!How could Tye expect Dulcie to up and marry him, just like that? Yes, she wanted their baby to have roots, a home, a family. But she refused to give her heart to a wandering man who might not be here tom... more info>>
CRASH COURSE IN BABY CARE 101When Jack Ferris became a father by default, he had an armful of infant and less than half a clue. The high-powered executive desperately needed a "baby consultant," and alluring Frannie Brooks fit the bill. She had a special touch with the child-and with him.Frannie had once loved a man who only wanted her mommy skills-and vowed never again. But Jack made her feel like a sensual, desirable woman for the first time. Yet how could she be sure he truly wanted her...and... more info>>
MARRIAGE PARTNERSJillian Kerr never thought she'd see ex-fiance Dax Piersall again-let alone marry him. But when the powerful executive offered her a business partnership in exchange for marriage, she tried to refuse...only, his seductive eyes were ambushing her heart!Dax remembered Jillian had a mind for business-and a body for sin-and he planned on keeping his heart out of this arrangement. Yet the vibrant, self-assured woman who stood before him made him want to be a better man.Could these tw... more info>>
Dynasties: The Danforths. A family of prominence...tested by scandal, sustained by passion!THEIR AFFAIR WAS FORBIDDENAdam Danforth could have had his pick of Savannah beauties, but the only woman who tempted him was Selene Van Gelder--the daughter of his father's most venomous rival.THEIR PASSION UNQUENCHABLEAdam should have been suspicious of Selene's interest. He should have questioned her motives. But his desire for her was wild and uncaged. He wanted to go public with their relationship, but... more info>>
After his son's disappearance, millionaire Danny Crosby couldn't go home again and fled to a private hideaway off the coast of Hawaii. But then a beautiful woman appeared out of nowhere, stumbling from the scene of an accident. He didn't know why she was there--or why he ached to hold her close. Sydney Aston had no recollection of her purpose in finding Danny or how she could fall so totally in love with this stranger. When the shards of memory returned, she realized her intention to reunite thi... more info>>
Dr. Derek Mahoney had spent years keeping his libido at bay, but sexy, sultry Kristin Gordon had his cool composure at the breaking point. Once upon a time she'd been content as nanny to his little girl, and now suddenly she was looking for her own happily-ever-after—with him! And yet, what was a man to do when a woman like Kristin flashed a whole lotta leg and batted her long lashes in his direction?
Derek took a chance on what felt right! Holding Kristin in his arms and having her in his be... more info>>
They shared a forbidden night of blazing passion...identities unknown. Now, months later, a precious secret growing in her womb, Princess Elizabeth Wyndham had come to the States to find the father of her child....Prince Raphael Thorton preferred hard hats over crowns, the Arizona desert over an island kingdom. And Rafe, the title he favored, had vowed never to marry royalty or to subject his child to the rigorous upbringing he'd endured. But that was before one unforgettable princess reentered ... more info>>
ONE NIGHT WAS ALL IT TOOKThe last time he'd seen her, they'd wound up in bed together. Now, after two years, decorated soldier Wade Donnelly had every intention of reliving--and repeating--that incredible night. Back then, Phoebe Merriman had been an innocent, a woman whose intense desire had surprised him. One look in Phoebe's eyes now and Wade knew that passion still existed. The incredible secret she claimed she needed to share would have to wait until morning. After all, he'd waited long eno... more info>>