She had reason to distrust him...
Jason Windard's sudden reappearance in Laura's life proved how little she knew about her ex-husband.
Three years ago when she'd fallen in love with him, she'd believed him to be a struggling artist - not the knd of man who'd marry her for her money and keep a mistress on the side. But her uncle's detective had proved her wrong. Now Jason was being introduced as the construction king who would save her uncle's business...
Surely, only a fool would believe the past could be brushed aside where a man like Jason was concerned!
No one knew who was the father of Carin's baby. She'd kept her secret for the entire pregnancy. But during the birth, she called out a name - Raphael Alvares!
The powerful Brazilian millionaire rushed to Carin's bedside. But had Rafe come because pride forced him to give the baby his name? Or was it because the one passionate night they'd shared had left him longing to make Carin his bride?
Someday her prince would come...
Librarian Annie Barimer always played by the rules and the result was dullsville. So when she had a chance to tutor two little princesses, well, how could she resist? Soon Annie found herself working in a faraway castle - and falling for her very own prince!
Or she'd go after him!
Prince Johann was everything she'd longed for...and more. Handsome, commanding yet tender, he was just about perfect. Now if only he would guarantee her dreams came true!
To save the neck of her ne'er-do-well brother, Kaye Devenham had agreed to marry a man she despised. But right before the ceremony, in raced Jack Masefiled, the man she could never forget.She owed him the greatest of debts,. And he was coming to collect...
When the right one whisked her away!
For six years Jack had carried around the image of beautiful, innocent Kaye - and the night that had almost changed both their lives. Now he finally had an excuse to make her his own. But by taking her as his bride, was it just her heart's wishes he was granting...or his own?
The wrong bed
When Jasmine wakes up the morning after a society wedding, she's in Connor Harrowsmith's bed! It seems nothing actually happened.... But then she's snapped by the Sydney paparazzi as she stumbles from Connor's hotel room, half-undressed!
Creates a scandal
With both their reputations at stake, Connor demands they wed. Jasmine has no choice but to agree, knowing that Connor is not just thinking of a marriage on paper....
The baby she'd always wanted...
Grace Holbrook had thought she couldn't have children. But now she was wondrously, amazingly pregnant after just one night with Ford McCabe. She was delighted by the news, but not so delighted when Ford ordered her to marry him.
Ford had always wanted Grace. Even back when he was the town rebel and should have known better. Now a millionaire businessman, he wasn't going to wait any longer to make Grace his wife. Even if he had to pretend for a while it was just for the sake of the baby...
His bargain had strings!
It was Jarad Montgomery who picked Merren up and dusted her down after she'd been mugged. He even offered to replace her stolen money.
Merren was determined to repay Jarad, and he was happy to suggest a solution: be his steady girlfriend for a year! At first, Merren reckoned she'd got the better part of their bargain - being escorted by Jarad was no hardship - until he decided that their deal included other duties as well!
By agreeing to a meeting with Xavier Knighly, her handsome ex-husband, Carli realizes that the passion is still there. Three months later, she has some shocking news for him!
But Xavier isn't considered one of the best lawyers in Sydney for nothing: here's a golden opportunity to blackmail his wife back into his bed. However, he also wants her to love him again like she used to, and that's where he'll face the biggest trial of his life...
Bedded by... Blackmail
Forced to bed...then to wed?
The women walked through the park on hot summer evenings. They were young, beautiful. They were summer roses.
From the back cover:
Blood Red Rose
But someone else lurked in the shadows. Someone who moved silently along the pathways of the night, watching, waiting. And soon the city would hold its breath, paralyzed in terror.
One person knew the secret that might save the next innocent, the next rose. But would they speak? Or would they watch in silence as the last petals of beauty were torn from the fragile, bleeding flower?
From secretary - to mistress!
When her fiance ditched her, Olivia's world was blown away - and with it, her natural caution. She went to the office party... and ended up making love with her handsome boss!
Not that Lewis protested. Soon he and Olivia had more than just a working relationship - top of their agenda was an affair!
But Olivia had a secret: their first reckless encounter had led to something unexpected - she was having his baby!
Caleb Tanner is a playboy millionaire with an aversion to weddings - only, he's surrounded by women scheming to get him to the altar! Caleb needs a decoy: a bride on loan...
Sabrina Saunders isn't thrilled about moving in with Caleb. He's far too attractive for his own good! He's also her agency's biggest client so she's forced to play the part of Caleb's bride-to-be. It's only for a couple of weeks - or so they both think!
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Damian Skouras thought he was allergic to marriage, and Laurel Bennett didn't make it to the church on time... But, still, they collided as guests at the Wedding of the Year. Damian hadn't been looking for commitment, and Laurel didn't date macho Greek men... But their mutual physical attraction was red-hot, and soon Damian was insisting that they have a wedding of their own!
Between them, Laurel and Damian set off fireworks you'll long remember, especially when a night of wild passion leads to a marriage Laurel doesn't want - but Damian demands - in this, the first story in Sandra Marton's sizzling new trilogy!
Penelope believed in being practical. She needed a husband, so decided to investigate suitable candidates - and propose! Stefano Salvatore was perfect, and their marriage would also combine their business assets. Surely Stefano would find such logic irresistible?
But this passionate Italian believed in marrying for love, not meeting his bride for the first time as she walked into his office bearing matching wedding rings! He thought Penelope was crazy - but adorable. In fact, he was beginning to take her proposition seriously!
Should she confess to her husband?
Marianne had been thrilled when Hudson de Sance proposed. But could she really go ahead with the wedding? She was being blackmailed, and the only solution seemed to be disappearing from Hudson's life...
Only, Hudson had found her, and he was still determined to make Marianne his wife. But now he was driven by revenge, not love! Marianne longed to marry him - but what would happen when Hudson discovered his bride's secret?
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Rugged as an oak, moody as a thundercloud, rancher Callaghan Hart awed women and intimidated men. So how could one scrappy little redhead nearly bring Callaghan to his knees?
Easy! Tess Brady, the ranch's new housekeeper, was soft as a kitten. dewy as springtime. And secretly sweet on big, bad Callaghan. Which drove the hardened loner mad. For Tess's youthful innocence drew him like forbidden fruit. He wanted to touch her. Taste her. Make her his... But no way would Callaghan bed a starry-eyed virgin whose dreams he could never fulfill. No way would he get trapped into marriage. No matter how tempting the bait....
Lyndsey couldn't believe the man she'd been fantasizing about for months had actually proposed! It wasn't for real, of course. Sexy P.I. Nate Caldwell was in a jam and his shy secretary was only too happy to oblige. Until she discovered they'd be sleeping together.
Did she have to look at him as if he were about to ravish her? Frankly, his pretend wife was hard to resist, especially with one bed between them. Nate was determined to keep his mind on business, even if his body wouldn't take the hint. But Lyndsey was breaking through his go-it-alone act, making him yearn to spend this Christmas - and every holiday - with her....
Orphaned Cindy Danbury's heart beat faster when John Hale Hitchcock invited her into his arms. He was back - the handsome prince she'd adored from afar - and still beyond her reach. In fact, she should be serving at her stepcousin's wedding, not dancing with the best man! But something in Hitch's gaze coaxed her to say "Yes!" and gave fuel to her secret dreams.
Not only gorgeous, rich and eligible, Hitch was gentle, kind and thoughtful. But could he see beyond Cindy's poor-relation facade to the vibrant, loving woman inside? Perhaps Cindy should wake her Prince Charming with a kiss of her own...
They are four fabulous friends with the Midas Touch. Each sits at the glamorous top of her career, the envy of all women below. They are savvy, sophisticated, and inseparable. Until their personal lives begin to draw them apart. Until passion turns to betrayal. Until glittering success begins to tarnish.
Ashley - The top-notch advertising executive, divorced with a wonderful child. She has the best of everything - except the man she loves.
Jenneen - The famous TV talk show host, who lays bare others' secrets on the air, and whose own secret nighttime life would shock even her closest friends.
Ellamarie - An actress of limitless talents, a free-spirit who ironically falls in love with the one man she shouldn't: a married man.
Kate - A gifted, witty, and lonely writer, who first must put to rest a devastating family secret before she can live a life of love.
The Commander leads; she will not follow. She has to assess situations, determine solutions and can never lose control. The job comes first - being a woman a very distant second.
Lena McKinney is the Commander.
Two years ago, Lena tried to be both a woman and a cop - it didn't work out. Now her ex-fiance is back in town and her SWAT team has been assigned to protect him. Much as she'd like to walk away, Lena will do her duty, keeping her true feelings buried.