1-900-Lover Rhonda Nelson When high school teacher Rowan Crosswhite finds herself out of a job, she comes up with an ingenious way to make ends meet–she installs her own phone sex line. Only, when Will Foster dials her number, Rowan is the one who ends up getting all worked up….Will Foster can't believe that a woman as sexy as Rowan has to resort to giving phone sex to strangers…especially when he wants her to give it to him instead! And once she does, it doesn't take long to convince her that burning up the sheets is better than burning up the phone lines. Still, Rowan is fiercely independent and will give up the job only when she's ready. So what else can Will do but make sure Rowan is too «busy» to answer her phone…?
A Breath Away Rita Herron Their worst nightmare has returned…Ever since Violet Baker's childhood companion was brutally murdered, she's been plagued with visions of the girl's last hours. Now, on the twentieth anniversary of Darlene's death, Violet's father is found dead, a note beside him confessing to the murder. But something doesn't feel right, and Violet returns to Crow's Landing looking for answers.Facing the judgmental town as a murderer's daughter is difficult enough, but the scalding tension between her and Sheriff Grady Monroe, Darlene's half brother, is worse. As the two of them race to unravel the mystery, it quickly becomes clear that Violet is in grave danger…and Grady suddenly knows that he'll do anything to protect her, no matter what the cost….
A Brief Encounter: A Love…Maybe Valentine eShort Julia Williams The Romantic One: Part of the Love…Maybe ebook short story collection.A snow storm in the village has meant waitress Rachel is working an extra shift on Valentine’s Night. Hopefully, though, she’ll still get home in time to have her prosecco with her boyfriend Jamie and tell him her secret…Daniel is stuck in the snow. He should have left work earlier but he hopes his girlfriend Claire will understand – especially when he produces a very special gift.He stops to shelter and wait out the storm in a hotel he passes.Who’d have thought that this one decision could change more than one life forever …***This is a short story, which you can also buy as part of the Love…Maybe Eshort Collection***
A Christmas Bride: Only Us: A Fool's Gold Holiday / The Sheik and the Christmas Bride Сьюзен Мэллери New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery brings you home for the holidays with these two classic romances that will warm your heart…Only Us Pet groomer Carina Fiore wants nothing more than to confess her feelings to the man she loves. She’s drawn to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie’s good looks, caring nature and especially his devotion to his young daughter. There’s just one problem—he’s her boss. Putting her heart on the line could cost Rina both her job and their friendship forever. But when a kiss under the mistletoe unlocks the simmering passion between them, Rina and Cameron may just find love for the holidays after all…. The Sheikh and the Christmas BrideWhen Prince As’ad of El Deharia agrees to adopt three orphaned American girls, he does so on one condition—that their beautiful teacher, Kayleen James, become their nanny. His plan is to leave her to deal with the children as he continues his life, undisturbed. But all that changes when Kayleen and the girls invade the palace—and As’ad’s heart—and change it for the better.
A Cold Day In Hell Stella Cameron 'Tis the season to be wary… Christmas is coming and all is far from calm in Pointe Judah, Louisiana.Newcomer Christian DeAngelo–Angel to his friends–is at his wit's end trying to manage Sonny, the hotheaded nineteen-year-old everyone believes is his nephew. In fact, Sonny is the orphaned son of a notorious mob boss, a protected witness…and Angel's responsibility.Angel has been commiserating with Eileen Moggeridge, whose lonely son Aaron has latched on to Sonny and gotten into deeper trouble than ever. But nothing could prepare Angel and Eileen for the boys' latest crisis: as they are horsing around in the swamp one afternoon, a shot rings out. Aaron is hit, but was the bullet meant for Sonny?Suddenly, goodwill toward men is in short supply and Angel doesn't know who's more dangerous: the hoodoo mystic with an eerie hold over the boys, the hit man roaming the bayou or Eileen's volatile ex-husband, Chuck.
A Companion Of Quality Nicola Cornick A young woman disappears.A husband is suspected of murder. Stirring times for all the neighborhood. When Captain Lewis Brabant returned from the open sea, all thought he meant to choose a bride. As eligible females readied to meet the dashing Captain Brabant, one woman of modest means stood away from the crowd and let her friend have a go at the bachelor.In fact, Miss Caroline Whiston had no expectations, since she was a lady's companion. But no sooner had the two met than they felt a heady attraction, despite the odds. Would Captain Lewis defy convention and fall in love with this beguiling companion…?
A Daughter For Christmas CATHY WILLIAMS NANNY WANTEDSexy tycoon seeks live-in nanny… Nicholas Kendall is a playboy tycoon who, until recently, had no idea he was a father – because Leigh has spent months agonizing over whether to reveal that his affair with her sister resulted in a beautiful baby girl… .Now Leigh has custody of little Amy, but Nicholas adores his secret daughter and wants her for keeps – with Leigh as nanny! In fact, he wants the three of them to become a real family… by Christmas. Leigh is in turmoil: having the irresistible Nicholas Kendall as her boss is one thing – but marrying him?
A Dangerous Man Candace Camp Eleanor has always been looked on askance as «the bossy American» by London society, the very antithesis of British virtue and propriety. Now, at the death of her husband, she has been appointed trustee to his estate, and the proverbial fur is flying. Infuriated, her mother-in-law sends Lord Anthony Neale to put an end to Eleanor's nefarious gold-digging ways. Anthony and Eleanor clash immediately. He thinks she's a siren who uses beauty to entrap men. She thinks he's a haughty, cold English snob.Despite their initial misgivings, they are increasingly drawn to each other. But someone is threatening Eleanor, and as the break-ins and other malicious activities begin to pile up-it's Anthony who tops the list of probable suspects!
A Family Homecoming Laurie Paige The mystery man she marriedWho was this stranger before her? The man Danielle Mitchell once vowed to love, honor and cherish. The man who had disappeared with all his promises on a two-year mission, leaving her alone with their sweet child. Now Kyle was back, his heart just as elusive, their desire just as astonishing. And when he swore to protect her from the dangers that stalked both mother and daughter, Danielle was certain she and Sara would find shelter in his strong embrace. But could she welcome home this man as both her hero–and her husband?
A Father For Her Baby B.J. Daniels The perfect guy for her and her baby girl…?Kind-hearted nurse Sasha Wilson can’t wait to be a mother! And with her unborn little girl almost here, the last thing she needs is to meet handsome doctor Grady O’Neil…again! The former love of her life walked out on her eleven years ago, taking her heart with him.Working alongside Grady in Golden Bay’s medical centre, it’s clear their chemistry never died. And something about Grady has changed. But can Sasha risk her heart on her again? And could he reallly be the father that her baby girl deserves…?Doctors to DaddiesThe biggest role of their lives…
A Family Affair Nancy Carson A new family, a new beginning or a life changed forever?When Clover Beckitt’s mother announces her impending second marriage, Clover can’t help but be wary. Especially as the new – very young – husband comes with a new stepsister for Clover.But Ramona brings with her a freedom that Clover has never been permitted. Like the aircraft being pioneered at the time, with Ramona in her life, Clover finds there are new horizons to explore and new people to meet. Her new outlook even allows a love affair to blossom with handsome photographer Tom Doubleday.But then her stepfather’s brother arrives…and everything that was good and changed, is about to change again…
A Girl Like You Gemma Burgess I've discovered the secret to successful singledom. I'm acting like a man. And it's working."I've discovered the secret to successful singledom. I'm acting like a man. And it's working.After breaking up with her boyfriend of, well, forever, Abigail Wood must learn how to be single from scratch. Her dating skills are abysmal, and she ricochets from disaster to disaster – until Robert, one of London's most notorious lotharios, agrees to coach her.With his advice, she learns to navigate the bastard-infested waters of the bar scene and practices the art of being bulletproof. The new Abigail is cocky, calm, composed…but what happens when she meets her match?A Girl Like You is the second book from Gemma Burgess. Her first book, The Dating Detox, was published in 2010 to rave reviews: «Laugh out loud funny» Closer magazine. «Smart, plotty and funny… Buy it, read it, love it.» The Irish Herald. «For those waiting to option the next Bridget Jones, Gemma Burgess answers back.» VF Daily, www.vanityfair.com.
A Gentleman By Any Other Name Kasey Michaels A gentleman by any other name…Old enough to remember his beginning, Chance Becket has spent all of his thirty years trying to forget, hiding his unsavory youth behind a society marriage and a prestigious position with the War Office. But now the widower must confront his past and return to the windswept coast of Romney Marsh…where the ghosts of his childhood still linger.Newly hired governess Julia Carruthers is delighted to be in charge of Chance's young daughter and eager to escape the confines of London. Yet the excitement of the journey to her employer's strange home is nothing compared to the attraction between them. And when Julia sees something she should not, she wonders if Chance's sudden intentions are prompted by ungentlemanly desires or his need to protect his family's secrets.
A Gift from the Past Carla Cassidy Though she certainly never expected to come face-to-face with her estranged husband again, Claire McCane didn't have the luxury of recovering from the shock his presence caused. For another tremendous surprise awaited her.Even more troubling than the fantastic emotions Joshua's unexpected arrival stirred, was the century-old, black-and-white photograph they discovered, which captured their exact likenesses. Now, reluctant partners on a treasure hunt, Claire suddenly found herself depending on Joshua again and feeling things she'd long forgotten. Would this lead to the reconciliation they both longed for?
A Hopeless Romantic Harriet Evans The warm and enchanting novel from the bestselling author of ‘Going Home’.Laura Foster is a hopeless romantic. It is her most endearing characteristic, yet consistently leads her into trouble. Friends and family look on with amused tolerance – until Laura’s inability to tell reality from romantic dreams causes betrayal and a broken heart.Taking refuge in Norfolk, Laura is bitterly aware that her rose-tinted glasses have to go. She swears off men, and all things romantic, for good – until she meets Nick, the estate manager of a huge stately home. But Nick has a secret too. And it’s one that Laura, however much she tries, can’t get past her prejudice about.Just as she was stubbornly a die-hard romantic, so Laura is stubborn about there being no future for her and Nick. But will he manage to change her mind?
A Husband in Time Maggie Shayne The man had come to Jane Fortune from out of nowhere. He couldn't explain who he was, but Jane's young son could.The little boy insisted Zach was his imaginary daddy come to life, the father he'd always wanted. And even Jane couldn't deny that he was oddly familiar–and the husband she'd always dreamed of. Yet the clock was ticking on the family they'd formed, because Jane had discovered exactly who Zach was. And only a twist of time could keep him home….
A Husband Of Convenience JACQUELINE BAIRD A father for her unborn baby… Josie's husband, Conan Zarcourt, was tall, dark and handsome.Yet Josie could only look, not touch, because theirs was a marriage in name alone. Conan had stepped in as father to his brother's child – the baby Josie was carrying.But when an accident left Josie with amnesia she naturally assumed that Conan was her husband, her lover and the father of her baby. And until she remembered the truth, Conan was more than happy to have Josie in his bed… .