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By Alex Brunkhorst. 2015
Collecting quotes for the obituary of a legendary film producer, young journalist Thomas Cleary is invited by the man's eccentric… daughter to tour the exclusive upper echelons of Hollywood society, where he pursues a romance with an enigmatic shut-in. 2015.
By Amanda Quick. 2017
When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel. It's where reporter Irene Glasson… finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool. The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't resist. But now Irene's investigation into the drowning threatens to tear down the wall of illusion that is so deftly built around the famous actor, and there are powerful men willing to do anything to protect their investment. Seeking the truth, Irene finds herself drawn to Oliver Ward, once a world-famous magician, now the owner of the hotel. With Oliver's help, Irene soon learns that the glamorous paradise of Burning Cove hides dark and dangerous secrets. And that the past--always just out of sight--could drag them both under. 2017.
By Marguerite Kaye. 2012
Dark-hearted Sheïkh Prince Jamil al-Nazarri commands his kingdom effortlessly, less so his difficult little daughter! Exasperated, he hires an English… governess, hoping she'll instil some much-needed discipline. Lady Cassandra Armstrong is the most unconventional governess Jamil has ever seen! With her ravishing body and impulsive passion, Cassie is as innocently alluring as she is forbidden. Famous for his unshakable honour, the reticent sheïkh's resolve is about to be tested, as his feelings for Cassie are anything but honourable! 2012.
By Ann Lethbridge. 2011
As an illegitimate child, the quiet-mannered Frederica Bracewell grew up as a stain upon her family's good name. But when… she meets her uncle's new gamekeeper Robert - who also wishes to break free from a scandalous past - she finally begins to discover her worth. 2011.
By Julie Klassen. 2011
In an abandoned gatehouse on an old estate, Mariah Aubrey lives in seclusion. She supports herself by writing novels in… secret - at a time when such writing is considered improper and unladylike. Soon the wealthy and ambitious Captain Bryant leases the estate and is intrigued by the beautiful girl in the gatehouse. But will he risk his plans - and his heart - for a woman shadowed by scandal? 2011.
By Rosemary Aitken. 2007
Victoria Flower, motherless and nearing womanhood, is beginning to chafe against the restrictions of her life as the vicar's only… daughter in a remote Cornish mining town. Her well-meaning father thinks he has found a suitable companion for her when he introduces a gentle, musical young curate into the parish. Sequel to "The silent shore". Followed by "The Fregenza girls". 2007. (Cornish sagas ; 6)
By Leah Fleming. 2013
May 1941 and the island of Crete is invaded by paratroopers from the air. After a lengthy fight, thousands of… British and Commonwealth soldiers are forced to take to the hills or become escaping POWs, sheltered by the Cretan villagers. Sixty years later, Lois West invites feisty Great Aunt Pen to a special eighty-fifth birthday celebration on Crete, knowing she has not been back there since the war. Penelope George is reluctant to go but is persuaded by the fact it is the 60th anniversary of the Battle. It is time for her to return and make the journey she never thought she'd dare to. On the outward voyage from Athens, she relives her experiences in the city from her early years as a trainee nurse to those last dark days stranded on the island, the last female foreigner. 2013.
By Grace Livingston Hill. 1982
Elizabeth is confronted by her brother's murderer who claims he loves her. She flees across the wilderness and meets an… unusual man. This gentleman's protection and her strong Christian faith help her survive. 1982, c1908.
By Annie McCartney. 2001
With her glamorous acting career in London on the slippery slope, Clare Murphy decides to return home to Belfast to… lick her wounds. Unable to find acting jobs, she agrees to help a local drama group led by the rather gorgeous Lorcan O'Carroll. 2011.
By Christine Feehan. 1999
The stranger silently summoned her from across the continents, across the seas, whispering of eternal torment, endless hunger, and of… dark, dangerous desires. And somehow American surgeon Shea O'Halloran could feel his anguish. Drawn to the far Carpathian mountains, Shea found the man, and recognized the beloved stranger who'd already become part of her. But was she to be his healer, or his prey? Sequel to "Dark prince". Followed by "Dark gold". 1999. (The Carpathians (Dark) series ; 2)
By Christine Feehan. 1999
Raven Whitney, a telepathic hunter of serial killers, travels to the Carpathian Mountains for a little rest. She hears Mikhail… Dubrinsky's cries of loneliness telepathically and answers, only to find she is his life mate. Dubrinsky, Prince of the Carpathians, enchants Raven, while fending off a group of vampire killers. Followed by "Dark desire" .1999. Carpathians (Dark) series ; 1)
By Joyce Carol Oates. 1973
By Marti Leimbach. 1991
Victor and Hilary share an attic apartment on the coast of New England where Victor, who has leukemia, has chosen… to live out his young life naturally - away from medical treatment and his Boston family. Although hired to care for Victor, Hilary has fallen in love with him - but when Gordon comes along, she finds herself in love with him also. In the end, Victor's decision about dying controls the love triangle. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 1991.
By Jayne Ann Krentz. 2000
Although their families had feuded for generations, Hannah Harte once helped Rafe Madison avoid jail. Now Hannah's aunt has left… them joint ownership of her home. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2000.
By Susan Elizabeth Phillips. 1998
After her embezzling televangelist husband dies in a crash, his destitute young widow, Rachel Stone, brings her little boy back… to face the unfriendly town of Salvation, North Carolina. Reeling from his own loss, surly Gabe Bonner is dismayed to find himself helping Rachel. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. c1998.
By Maeve Binchy. 1985
Having grown up in small Irish seaside town in the 1950s, Clare and David meet again years later as students… in Dublin. But eventually their home town will draw them back, and it is there that this Maeve Binchy drama of ambition, betrayal and love reaches its turbulent conclusion. 1985.
By William Byron, Bernard Lentéric. 1983
Schooled by his Armenian grandfather, Benedict Sarkissian becomes the best poker player in the world. His ultimate showdown is with… a ruthless, incredibly rich banker, but the stakes are for more than money when Sarkissian falls in love with his opponent's daughter. 1983. Uniform title: La gagne.
By Karl Ackerman. 2000
Will has just become a successful Washington, D.C., literary agent when he meets the perfect girlfriend in thirty-nine-year-old attorney Annie.… The problem is that Annie wants a baby right away. Will resists until he receives a letter in the mail from his daughter--a daughter he never knew existed. Some descriptions of sex. 2000.
By Paul Kafka-Gibbons. 2001
Three couples who live in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C., contemplate love and matrimony. Judge Bailey Allard falls in love with… the female housemate whom his son recommended. Allard's clerks, Max and Eve, plan to wed, and his gay son wants to marry his lover. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2001.
By Catherine George. 1996
After her husband's death, Imogen needed a lover to restore her faith in herself. But where would she find this… angel of mercy? At the bottom of her garden? Well, yes! Gabriel came to do her gardening - and Imogen was tempted. The only question was whether she could risk an affair with an employee so much younger than herself. 1996.