THE CUTLERS OF THE SHADY LADY RANCHThe ten-day sentenceWhen city gal Ginny Marlow stormed into Serendipity, Montana, to bail out her little sister, she didn't expect to be sentenced herself--to ten days on Sheriff Quint Cutler's ranch! Or that "doing time" with this laid-back lawman would completely unsettle her well-ordered life.or lifetime commitment?Quint knew just what Ginny and her sister needed. As for his own needs After one all-consuming kiss, he couldn't help himself. He wanted Ginny in... more info>>
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE...ALASKA? One week back in her rustic hometown, and April Yearling remembered exactly why she'd fled to the lower forty-eight. The moment her ailing grandmother recovered, she planned to hightail it back to civilization--alone! Never mind that a certain sexy doctor had her yearning for everything she'd sworn she'd never need.... Sought-after physician James Quintano hadn't come to the northern wilderness to put down roots, and he certainly wasn't here seeking female compani... more info>>
Dr. Peter Sullivan might be the only one who could save Raven Songbird's little brother, but who was going to ease the widowed neurosurgeon's secret sorrow? Raven figured she was more than up for the job. The barefoot, black-haired beauty was a healer in sprite's clothing. Like a passionate force of nature, Raven swept into Peter's life, taking him by surprise and making the dazzled doctor long to believe in miracles again. He was quickly learning that with this remarkable woman anything was pos... more info>>
Bundles of JoyTWENTY POUNDS OF PERFECTIONThe moment Malcolm Evans laid eyes on tiny Robin Winslow, he was hooked. An enchantress in pink cotton rompers, she brought back feelings Malcolm would have sworn he'd buried for good.AND A MOMMY TO MATCHChrista Winslow had her baby daughter's blue eyes and blond hair-and the same indefinable spirit. And when Malcolm saw mother and child together, it made him wish for a family, something a man like him could only dream of.WOULD LOVE TURN MALCOLM INTO MR. ... more info>>
Jane JacksonThis quiet girl has battled loneliness since a car accident left her an orphan and an unhappy marriage left her alone with a small child. Now a devoted single mom and assistant to everyone's favourite English professor, Jane has no time for romance--not even with the boy, now man, she'd never been able to forget...Smith ParkerSmith seemed to have it all: good looks, good grades and limitless opportunities. But when he was falsely accused of stealing, a much-needed scholarship evapora... more info>>
Love, Marriage...and BaklavaThey say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but Demi Tripopulous isn't so sure. Her family's restaurant makes the best delicacies around, but you don't see eligible bachelors flocking around her.Well, except for Jared Panetta, that too handsome, too self-confident, too unnerving, man. All he wants is to buy the restaurant...she thinks. Anything else is just sweet talk. Demi simply refuses to be wooed. Or won. Even if he is the best thing that's happened ... more info>>
SHE WAS IN LABOR...And Lucinda Alvarez had to rely on detective Dylan McMorrow to deliver her baby. Although she had vowed to forget the man who'd broken her heart, one glimpse of his irresistible blue eyes had her wondering if she could safeguard her emotions.After delivering both heartbreaking news and Lucinda's baby, Dylan realized he was still drawn to the delicate beauty. And with an elusive killer watching Lucinda's every move, he was duty-bounnd to protect her. Though he hungered to rekin... more info>>
It's not going to stay cold up here in Alaska for too much longer...not with sizzling hot doctor Ben Kerrigan back in town. The best-looking man the town of Hades has ever seen isn't just toiling in the town's only medical clinic; I hear he's also doing good--in more ways than one--with gorgeous girl-next-door Heather Kendall.You don't remember Heather? No wonder. She hasn't been seen with anyone but her two daughters since the accident that left her a widow. But I think that's about to change. ... more info>>
By the way, did you know you?re pregnant?Eight tiny words, but strung together in one sentence...they are destined to destroy life as Laurel Mitchell knows it. For after twenty-five years of wedlock and three grown children, starting over with the diaper-and-formula scene is...inconceivable.Apparently not. Now her sweetly snoozing marriage is frantically adjusting to a most unexpected wake-up call. And to the new man in her life--her husband, Jason. Recently devoted to working long hours and pla... more info>>
A bohemian artist is everything Jefferson Lambert never knew he wanted in a woman.
The minute he meets his date for the night, Jefferson Lambert knows someone tampered with his matchmaking profile. How else would a conservative lawyer end up with a gorgeous, spirited woman like Sylvie Marchand?
At first it looks as if the match will never work. But an unexpected blackout changes everything. With Sylvie at his side, life is suddenly one big adventure. Two paintings go missing from the March... more info>>
The morning after Thanksgiving, Enrique "Rick" Santiago, the sheriff of Forever, Texas, opens his front door and discovers...a baby! Before he has a chance to say "who's the mommy" big-city lawyer Olivia Blayne arrives to claim the adorable infant. She's relieved to find her nephew safe, but is on a desperate search for her missing sister. Rick's only too happy to help, even if he and Olivia instantly clash.
Olivia's high-powered life is about responsibilityŚnot laughter, love and holiday joy... more info>>
Until Jack Hawkins, Teri Cavanaugh had never encountered a case she couldn't crack or a cop whose life wasn't an open book after day one as her partner. Male detectives wanted to be "Hawk." Women flat-out wanted him. Teri simply wanted to know the man behind the badge, because her sixth sense smelled a story. Hawk resisted, but a good cop knew the value of patience....Of course, a good cop also knew not to kiss one's partner. Or to cross the line from being partners to being lovers. Yet Teri was... more info>>
Detective Troy Cavanaugh had never met a woman who didn't like him--until Agent Delene D'Angelo gave him the cold shoulder at a crime scene. Thrown together by a murder investigation, Troy's attempts to woo the sexy parole officer were met with staunch disinterest. Delene hadn't escaped the clutches of her abusive ex just to fall prey to another smooth-talking pretty boy, and Troy Cavanaugh was lethally charming. But that's where the similarities ended--and Delene was learning that Troy had more... more info>>
Women? Sexy bachelor Joe Sullivan considered himself an expert. But little girls? What Joe didn't know about children would fill volumes. Yet suddenly the beleaguered uncle had three rambunctious nieces to raise. And he desperately needed a manual...or a miracle. To Joe's amazement, classy cookie mogul Maggie McGuire welcomed his kids' warm, sticky kisses. Still, she nervously sidestepped his loving embrace. Why? Maggie was a mystery. Could Joe get past her defenses...and find his family a happ... more info>>
BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACEWith Logan Buchanan's life in jeopardy, private investigator Jessica Deveaux's conscience demanded she guard her ex-lover. She'd once loved Logan with her whole, young heart, but the charming millionaire hadn't wanted any romantic entanglements. And now proud Jessica vowed to use this one-week assignment to end whatever feelings she still had for himBut two years had changed Logan. This former playboy was still devastatingly sexy, but now he seemed more caring, com... more info>>
Traci Richardson finally finds that special someone-and now she's really on the spot!Everyone tell me I should be happy now that Daniel has proposed. He has a good job, he's nice looking and he treats me well. Yep, he's darn near perfect-or so everyone keeps telling me. So why can't I just say yes?And now, enter Morgan. The last guy I ever thought I'd fall for. So why am I suddenly willing to ditch my one-and maybe- onlychance at matrimony for one night in his arms?
He never mixed business with pleasure. But when fresh-faced Shana O'Reilly appeared at his office door, she threw no-nonsense attorney Travis Marlowe's carefully ordered world into a tailspin. For the first time ever, he couldn't stop thinking about a client--and not just because of her father's mysterious request to adjust his will. Shana wasn't looking for romance--she had her hands full with her family and her business. But she couldn't shut off the electric current humming between her and--o... more info>>
When he began his mission at Blair Memorial, undercover agent Terrance McCall collided with the only woman capable of rattling his equilibrium. Dr. Alix DuCane had grown haughty over the years, and he'd been the one to put the ice in her soul. Their love had been something so strong--something he wanted back....So Terrance assumed she would come running when he waltzed back into her life, did he? Well, Alix had a new life; she couldn't afford to let Terrance shake up her heart again. But the mor... more info>>
As rakishly handsome as he was successful, attorney Kullen Manetti was a "love 'em and leave 'em" kind of guy. Until Lilli McCall, his long-lost love, suddenly appeared in his officeand turned his carefully crafted world upside down.Lilli had her reasons for leaving Kullen years agoreasons she'd never dreamed of sharing with him. But now the single mom needed his expert help to fight for what mattered mosther young son.As her custody battle heated up, so did the still-blazing c... more info>>
EVERY MAN HAS HIS PRICE...RIGHT?Her father's will was positively medieval! Blue Blood Courtney Tamberlaine had to select a blue-collar spouse-pronto-or lose her huge inheritance. Luckily, right on the Tamberlaine estate was a raw, earthy carpenter sweating to support his motherless little girl. Surely with Courtney's expert coaching, fiercely paternal John Gabriel would make a most convenienttemporarymate.Too bad Courtney didn't count on the toe-curling hunger her muscle-bound groom aroused in h... more info>>
"He's Brandon Slade, for God's sake, and you're...just you."He was a famous writer, the son of a Broadway legend. How had levelheaded Isabelle Sinclair let herself fall head over heels in love with Brandon Slade? No matter how great he made her feel when they were together, she knew he was out of her league. All she wanted was to enjoy their relationship while it lasted.Brandon had never met anyone like Isabelle...so genuine and full of life. For years, the single dad had locked up his heart. No... more info>>
WRONG BROTHERDr. Shayne Kerrigan thought his brother's mail-order bride would be boarding the next flight out of Alaska once she learned of her fiance's sudden marriage. Instead, Sydney Elliot just picked up her bag, dusted off her pride, and, with nowhere else to go, moved into Shayne's house!RIGHT BRIDE!And into the hearts of his two motherless children. Even Shayne couldn't stop thinking about this beautiful, determined woman who'd suddenly turned his house into a home. But when the clock ran... more info>>
THE CUTLERS OF THE SHADY LADY RANCHDamsel in DistressWhat happens when a spitfire little lady driving a big rig runs a confirmed cowboy off the road? Fireworks! But no way was single mother Denise Cavanaugh going to swoon at the feet of some gorgeous, rugged wranglin' man, not when she had her family and business to worry about-and a jaded heart to protect.But try as she might, Denise just couldn't run Will Cutler out of her mind. And if she wasn't careful, the convincing cowboy just might succe... more info>>
Bundles of JoyBOSS + BABIES = LOVEHer handsome boss was finally about to kiss her-until a baby began wailing at the top of its tiny lungs! And since single mom Marissa Rogers was the hired help, she had to leave those elusive lips to give his baby-or maybe hers-some tender, loving care.Marissa dreamed about Alec Beckett proposing marriage. But hadn't the sexy single dad solemnly sworn that the only female he would ever love weighed fifteen pounds and had no hair? Still, midnight feedings were le... more info>>