When Jennifer Miller agreed to do research for the Spanish Count Antonio de Ortega de Andrade y de Valdes, she did not expect to be working with such a young, virile and handsome man. Neither did she expect he would ask her to agree to a pretend-engagement, intended to keep predatory women off the Conde's back while he and Jennifer worked on his book. Conde Antonio has had his share of women throwing themselves avidly at his feet, but they only bore him. When he hired as his researcher a quiet, ... more info>>
Brent and Lara are about to be married, when circumstances conspire to make Brent believe his mother's suspicions that Lara is having an affair with Ted, a childhood friend. Brent storms out, before she can tell him she is pregnant with their child. Years later, Brent tries to find Lara--and at the same time finds his four-year old son, Christopher. He proposes marriage, and after some hesitation and difficulties contrived by Brent's mother, they marry. A woman with whom Brent had a casual fli... more info>>
Nikos Thalassinos, Nick to his friends, lives a life most can only dream of. The only thing missing is a special someone to share his opulent life with. But who will the lucky lady be? Ellen, the love of his life, who left him two years ago over a misunderstanding? Crystal, a beautiful interior designer he meets on the beach? Athena, a smart, classy lawyer he meets while helping a friend? Or will his father and his crony succeed in convincing Nick to marry Artemis, the crony's daughter?
Benedict Alessandrini, a prominent psychiatrist suffers form the old adage of "Physician, heal thyself" when his own wife is brutally attached by a deranged stalker and suffers from amnesia. Benedict's mother insists the attacker was an obsessed lover, but Lily can't believe she would be unfaithful to her husband. Slowly, she begins to regain her memory. Benedict and Lilly's love is finally remembered and she learns she is carrying his child. With the arrival of her mother-in-law's girlhood frie... more info>>
Chad Harwood is a famous writer with a dedicated amanuensis, Cara St. James, an intelligent woman who is an excellent foil for Chad's authorial brainstorming. They share an unspoken mutual depth of feeling, but neither will admit that to Self, much less to Other. Cara cohabits with little emotion with an arrogant high-flying financier, Reese, who at best is shallow; at his worst he is psychologically abusive and pathologically controlling and unfaithful. Chad knows Cara could do better--much bet... more info>>
Jared, a famous Broadway playwright, meets Lucinda, a writer, and sparks fly. At his request, she moves in with him, and they are blissfully happy. When he proposes, she wants to accept, but women from his past pursue Jared, making problems for Lucinda. Then Jared's dark side emerges when she becomes pregnant. Will they be able to find a way out of their difficulties?
Brett Richards buys a derelict castle, restores it and goes to live in it. Still pining for a lover who left him, he is excited when he meets Victoria, a stunningly beautiful woman, with a deeply sensual nature. Brett refuses a one-night stand, but when he meets Victoria again, she is savagely hot for him, and they begin a torrid affair. Brett's father is glad his son has finally found his châtelaine, but Brett's closest friends wonder whether the erotic nights with Victoria are enough for Brett... more info>>
Gabriel, an artist, has just returned from a long painting trip in the company of Jade, a charming, sexy young woman. When she phones him to say she is pregnant, Gabriel offers to marry her, legitimize his child. She refuses, saying she'll go live with her sister, a born do-gooder, as she puts it. Depressed, Gabriel returns to Ocean Breeze, FL, where he lives and paints. Tasha returns to the law office where she works, after dealing with the aftermath of her sister's sudden death. She realizes s... more info>>
R.J. Lindqvist, best friend to Luisandro, the hero of Not Without Love, owns a Gym and Spa in Jacksonville. Four years earlier, when he was staying with Rose Marie, his best friend, they drifted into a love affair, and she became pregnant. She did not tell RJ, because he was so busy making a success of his Gym and Spa. When the baby is 3 months old, she moves to Jacksonville and asks RJ for a job as his accountant. While waiting for the right moment to tell him Joy is his daughter, she realizes ... more info>>
Nick lucks out when he goes to the employment agency looking for a new housekeeper, finds Sylvia looking for a job and hires her immediately. As they get to know each other, they find out they have more in common than meets the eye?she is a psychic, he is somewhat clairvoyant. After a scary incident with her ex-boyfriend, their friendship moves to a different level. Nick is happy to let things ride indefinitely just as they are. When Sylvia makes plans to visit her sister in Montreal, he begins... more info>>
After a devastating accident, Jamie keeps himself and his mother going with his landscaping, and his mother's flower shop. Cyndi, his best friend who is a nurse, quietly helps him watch over his mother . Jamie is "discovered" while working and gets the chance of a lifetime to be a model for an advertising agency. He learns first hand that while it's good money, you sometimes have to put up with real nut jobs. Will the new stresses be enough to drive a wedge between him and his best friend or ... more info>>
Nick Thalassinos, a widower with a two year old daughter, meets Iris Leighton, famous Broadway actress. His interest in her turns to dismay when Iris tries to focus all his attention on herself, ridiculing his devotion to his daughter. Nadine Konings, a portrait artist, lives in the same building as Nick, and she befriends the lonely little girl, letting her play with child-safe paints in her studio. Nick begins to realize that he is--or was--merely infatuated with Iris--it's Nadine he love... more info>>
Jason's grandfather harasses him from Greece about marrying an old friend's granddaughter. To avoid this, Jason proposes a marriage in name to Chiara, his Personal Assistant. Will they have to consummate the marriage to escape further machinations by his grandfather? Once in Athens, on their honeymoon, they realize just how far the old bully will go to rescind their marriage. What can they do to escape him?
Luca falls for Malina while surfing on Oahu. He is interested in more than a surfing holiday, but Malina insists on keeping things casual. When they meet on the mainland, Luca tells her he wants it all. Will she realize that Luca's love is forever, or will she still insist on a casual, sexy friendship?
Prince Gianfranco has three months--according to his uncle's will--to find a bride and marry her. He meets Suzanne, and thinks she would be very suitable--but he realizes she is not interested in a mock-marriage. Suzanne believes in love--Gianfranco does not. How can these diverse personalities make a marriage work? Several women, determined to get their hands on the stunning Gianfranco and his money, pose a decided threat to Suzanne. Will she agree to marry the man she loves, but who is inc... more info>>
Alyssa Charlton works at the art gallery and is busy writing the catalogue and bio of the artist, Marco Alvaréz, when Marco comes in. They are thunderstruck with each other. Tom, the gallery owner and an inveterate matchmaker, invites them for Saturday brunch and a swim. Marco invites Alyssa to have dinner with him. Very soon, passion flares between them, and he spends a night of love with her. When she wakes, he is gone. Hurt and upset, she hears from Tom that Marco left a note saying he had to... more info>>
Jason Hawk, famed Broadway playwright, and his beautiful wife, Andrea, had been married only a few weeks, when Jason was asked to go to Afghanistan as a war correspondent. At a dinner party, Dex Hayward shows more interest in Andrea than is acceptable. Dex follows Jason and Andrea home to Florida. Will he succeed in separating the happy couple, or will their love prevail?
In this sequel to Handsome Devil, Ashley, the new personal assistant, is given a vacation to Frangipani Island. Wandering into a tropical forest, she stumbles upon a beautiful, naked man playing in a stream. Ashley isn't quite prepared for the tongue-lasing he gives her for trespassing. She argues back, not realizing the man is the owner of the island! After she makes friend with his Rottweiler, he has a change of heart and apologizes. Later at dinner, she and Julian hit if off. They share and e... more info>>
Leandros' first marriage ended in disaster. The only good things to come from it are his two beautiful children. As Leandros and the children move on with their lives and Leandros falls in love with their new Nanny, who should turn up like a bad penny? Irene, the first wife and mother to his children, who has decided that she wants them back, if only to reclaim the lifestyle to which she was accustomed. Will Leandros give in, for the sake of the children? Or will the twins be happy with Ra... more info>>
Nick and Ellie have been divorced for two years, due to the vicious machinations of Monique, his secretary. When they meet, accidentally, at a hotel in the Quebec countryside, they begin to resolve their differences. Suddenly Monique appears. Was she there at Nick's invitation, as she tells Ellie, or is she stalking Nick? How can Ellie be sure Nick is serious about her?
Prince Ricardo, who hides his royal birth from his friends, meets Maya at a dinner party and is intrigued by her. When she discovers he is a prince, she is dismayed, but in spite of her feelings, sparks fly. When duty demands that he return to Santa Cruz de Borbón, he invites Maya to come with him. Several aristocratic women do their best to gain Ricardo's interest, but he wants only Maya. The courtiers object furiously to Maya, doing their best to drive a wedge between the lovers, forcing her... more info>>
Prince Lysandros of Patrai, Greece, is in exile in France. The year is 1949. During the Greek civil war, an extremist element pronounced a death sentence on the Prince, and although there is now peace, the death threat has not been lifted. Homesick, Lee attends a lecture about recent excavations in Greece. To his surprise, Genevieve, the archaeologist, is young and beautiful. When he finds she is fluent in Greek, he is delighted. They meet again in Paris and when, one evening, he sees her home, ... more info>>
Mistletoe Fangs by Susan Blexrud: Dr. Lauren Marsh, a pregnant vampire, seeks therapy to overcome a recent trauma, but is her creepy doctor interested in more than her well-being? Will evil intercede, dashing the promise of a Christmas baby? The Office Christmas Party by Bill Haworth: Office workers are obliged to attend a celebration of the boss's promotion on Christmas Eve. When they are trapped inside by a sudden weather change, problems flare up and the control freak boss is put in his place... more info>>
Luis de Cuevas is delighted when his housekeeper hires Suzy, a 4th year English Lit undergraduate, to help with the cleaning. She needs the money, he needs her expertise in pre-editing his manuscript. His small son, Miguelito, loves playing with Suzy, and Luis finds himself attracted to her. Sparks soon fly, and Suzy is swept up in Luis's passion. But does he love her, or does he just love being with her?
When Luis Montoya's interior designer, Cordelia Dunleigh, hears a baby cry, she hurries to comfort her. Initially suspicious of Cordelia's motives, Luis realizes his daughter, Luz, is happy for the first time in her brief life. He asks Cordelia to continue her care. Maria, the wife of Luis's business partner, is jealous of Cordelia for having unwittingly captured Luis's gratitude, which she fears may turn into interest. She does her best to upset the arrangement. Luis proposes a marriage of con... more info>>