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By Sherryl Woods. 2014
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods draws readers back into the world of strong friendships and heartfelt emotions…in Serenity, South CarolinaDetermined to build a new life for her family after her divorce, Adelia Hernandez has bought a home in the historic Swan Point neighborhood of Serenity. Promoted to manager of Main Street’s most fashionable boutique, she feels revitalized and ready for a fresh start as a single mom. But barely into this new independent phase, she crosses paths with the sexiest man to hit Serenity in years.Gabe Franklin, back in town to make amends for past mistakes, has no intention of settling down, but Adelia’s proving irresistible. Cheered on by their friends “the Sweet Magnolias,” Gabe is bringing long-absent passion and laughter into Adelia’s life. To his surprise—and hers—sometimes a rolling stone is just what it takes to build the rock-solid foundation of a family.
By Bruce Coville. 2012
On the Oregon trail, a theater troupe strives to reach California After months in the cramped confines of a Conestoga…wagon, Fortune Plunkett is dreaming of the life she left behind in Charleston. It was her father's dream to lead his band of actors to California, but he died on the trail. Fortune's only inheritance is a trunk of old costumes, a handful of plays, and a passionate drive to reach the Pacific Ocean, no matter what hardships she might endure along the way. At the time of her father's death, the actors were heading toward an engagement in the little town of Busted Heights--a place that held a fascination for Fortune's father that he never explained. There Fortune meets the greenhorn Jamie Halleck, a naive young man who convinces her to let him join the group. With Jamie onboard, they hit the trail again, ready to reach California and find their destiny. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Bruce Coville including rare images from the author's collection.
By Joanne Rock, Joss Wood, Nicki Night. 2021
Do you love stories with sexy, romantic heroes who have it all—wealth, status, and incredibly good looks? Harlequin® Desire brings…you all this and more with these three new full-length titles in one collection! This box set includes: Trapped with the TexanTexas Cattleman&’s Club: Heir ApparentBy USA TODAY bestselling author Joanne Rock To start her own horse rescue, Valencia Donovan needs the help of wealthy rancher Lorenzo Cortez-Williams. It&’s all business between them despite how handsome he is. But when they&’re forced to take shelter together during a tornado, there&’s no escaping the heat between them… Homecoming HeartbreakerMoonlight RidgeBy Joss Wood Mack Holloway hasn&’t been home in years. Now, he&’s back at his family&’s luxury resort to help out—and face the woman he left behind. Molly Haskell hasn&’t forgiven him, but they&’ll soon discover the line between hate and passion is very thin… One More Second ChanceBlackwells of New YorkBy Nicki Night A tropical destination wedding finds exes Carter Blackwell and maid of honor Phoenix Jones paired during the festivities. The charged tension between them soon turns romantic, but will the problems of their past get in the way of a second chance at forever? For more stories filled with scandal and powerful heroes, look for Harlequin® Desire&’s August 2021 Box set 2 of 2.
By Sarah Morgan. 2020
“Readers will be delighted.” —Publishers Weekly starred review on One More for ChristmasFrom the USA TODAY bestselling author of The…Christmas Sisters and A Wedding in December comes this sparkling tale of Christmas redemption…For sisters Samantha and Ella Mitchell, Christmas is their most precious time of the year. But this year, they’ll be buying presents for the most unexpected guest of all—their mother. It’s been five years since they last saw each other. But when their mom calls out of the blue, Samantha and Ella cautiously agree to spend Christmas all together in the beautiful Scottish Highlands…Gayle Mitchell is at the top of her career, but her success has come at a price—her relationship with her daughters. Her tough-love approach to parenting was designed to make them stronger, but instead managed to push them away…until a brush with her own mortality forces Gayle to make amends.As the snowflakes fall on their first family celebration in years, the Mitchell women must learn that sometimes facing up to the past is all you need to heal your heart…
By George Ward. 2021
Who could have predicted this? Being at the same wedding. In Ireland. There&’s a reason one-night stands are one-night stands.…You&’re not supposed to see each other again, especially not when you&’re the maid of honor, and he&’s the groom&’s brother… Sarah Anderson has never been more excited about anything in her life. She&’s going to her best friend&’s wedding. And not just any wedding. An Irish wedding. Goodbye New York, hello rolling green hills and men with beautiful accents and twinkling eyes.But Sarah should have known that not all guests are fairy-tale princes… There&’s the chinless Uncle Trevor, whose idea of small talk is to claim climate change is a conspiracy.Then there&’s Great Aunt Eileen, who doesn&’t talk at all (she&’s too busy replacing the hotel cutlery with her own set).Worst of all, there&’s Declan Murphy. Best man. Brother of the groom. And the man Sarah last saw naked.Is there anything more mortifying than bumping into a one-night stand halfway across the world? Especially as Declan seems determined to embarrass Sarah at every turn. At least when the wedding&’s over she&’ll never have to see him again.But, back in New York, Sarah finds the more she tries to forget Declan, the more she can&’t shake the thought of that infuriatingly charming smile and the way he wears a tux…Was he really just for one night only, or might Declan Murphy be The One? Prepare to laugh until you cry with this perfect feel-good romantic comedy about taking a chance on love. Fans of Sophie Ranald, Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes won&’t be able to put this down!Readers are loving One Night Only:&“I love, love, loved thisbook!... I totally fell in love… This book made me smile, laugh out loud, shed a tear and just keep page-turning! I&’d give it more than five stars if I could! And I cannot wait for Catherine Walsh&’s next book!&” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐&“I am so not ready for this book to be over!!! I absolutely loved it. As soon as I started reading, I was drawn into it… I couldn't help myself from staying up late just to read another chapter… AAHHH I JUST LOVED IT!&” That Blonde Bookworm ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐&“Talk about an emotional rollercoaster… It had me laughing in so many parts… I absolutelyloved thisbook… addictive… I didn't want to put it down and did not want it to end… For me this book was one of those you wish you could re-read again for the very first time. 5 stars just doesn't do it justice.&” Sdbookclubuk ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐&“A perfect summer novel…
By Abbi Glines. 2013
#1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines concludes the irresistible story of Woods and Della that began with Twisted…Perfection. Woods had his perfect life mapped out for him. Rise up the ranks of the family business. Marry the rich girl of his parents' dreams. Pretend that wealth and privilege was all he'd ever wanted. Then a girl named Della breezed into town, a beautifully imperfect stranger who captured his heart and opened his eyes to a new kind of future. Woods is ready and willing to sacrifice everything for her when the sudden death of his father leaves him with his mother to care for and a business to manage. Della is determined to be strong for Woods, even as she's quietly falling to pieces. No matter how far from home she's run, the ghosts of her past have never stopped haunting her. Struggling to hide her true feelings from Woods, Della fears she can't be his rock without dragging him down into the darkness with her. But is she strong enough to let go of the last thing holding her together?
By Abbi Glines. 2012
When Blaire Wynn's mother passed away, Blaire's life changed in an instant. Having cared for her sick mother for the…last three years, suddenly Blaire has to leave the small farmhouse in Alabama they shared, to move in with her father and his new wife in their sprawling beach house along the Florida gulf coast. But what she isn't prepared for is the lifestyle change that comes with the move, and she knows she'll never fit into the new world of luxury and extravagance that suddenly surrounds her. Even worse, her father has run off to Paris for the summer with his wife, leaving her stranded with Rush, her new stepbrother, who's irritating, arrogant and... seriously sexy. Rush is as spoiled as he is gorgeous; his famous father's guilt money, his mother's desperation to win his love, and his charm are the three reasons he has never been told no. Blaire knows he is anything but good for her, but somehow she can't fight the attraction she's feeling, especially when she starts to think the attraction might be mutual... Rush is jaded and has secrets Blaire knows she may never uncover but even knowing all of that Blaire just may have fallen too far.
By Abbi Glines. 2013
From the author of the red-hot Vincent Boys and Sea Breeze series, comes another steamy romance series. Get ready for…to fall hard for Rush...Rush promised Blaire forever... but promises can be broken. Torn between his family and Blaire, he has to find a way to save one without losing the other. In the end one has to be more important, but letting go isn't easy.Blaire believed in her fairy tale... but no one can live in a fantasy. Her love for Rush kept her believing that they could find a way to be together. But Blaire has to make the right choice - for herself and her baby - even if that choice breaks her heart.Will Blaire and Rush find the forever that they both want or has it all just gone too far?
By K. A. Tucker. 2014
Sometimes you can't change--and sometimes you just don't want to. Discover Ben's side of the story in this fourth novel…by the beloved, top-selling indie author of Ten Tiny Breaths, One Tiny Lie, and Four Seconds to Lose.Purple-haired, sharp-tongued Reese MacKay knows all about making the wrong choice; she's made plenty of them in her twenty-odd-years. So when her impulsive, short-lived marriage ends in heartbreak, she decides it's time for a change. She moves to Miami with the intention of hitting reset on her irresponsible life, and she does quite well...aside from an epically humiliating one-night stand in Cancun with a hot blond bouncer named Ben. Thank God she can get on a plane and leave that mistake behind her. Football scholarship and frat parties with hot chicks? Part of charmer Ben Morris's plan. Blown knee that kills any hope of a professional football career? So not part of the plan. Luckily Ben has brains to go with his knockout looks and magnetism. After three long years of balancing law school with his job as a bouncer at Penny's Palace, he's ready to lead a more mature life--until his first day of work, when he finds himself in the office of that crazy, hot chick he met in Cancun. The one he hasn't stopped thinking about. If Ben truly were a smart guy, he'd stay clear of Reese. She's the boss's stepdaughter and it's been made very clear that office romances are grounds for dismissal. Plus, rumor has it she's trouble. The only problem is, he likes trouble, especially when it's so good-looking...
By Abbi Glines. 2013
My future was about to be completely thrown off track because Della Sloane was under my skin, and I had…to have her. I couldn't ignore it anymore. . . . I'd gotten close enough to her to see deeper. Della Sloane is not your average girl. Yearning to break free of her dark and sheltered past, and the memories of the illness that claimed her mother, Della plans a solo road trip to experience real life on her own terms. But the trip is nearly cut short in the little beach town of Rosemary when she realizes she can't even pump her own gas--until Woods Kerrington shows up, more than willing to help out a pretty girl in need. Woods's family wants him to settle down with a wealthy woman in pearls, but he can't resist this carefree girl in cutoffs passing through town. A one-night stand should have been enough, but months later, Woods can't get the irresistible Della out of his head. When a twist of fate brings Della back to Woods, all signs point to trouble if they don't keep their distance. Neither is truly free, and a relationship could destroy both of them. With their hearts on the line, Della thinks the safest bet is to walk away. But Woods isn't about to let that happen...
By Abbi Glines. 2014
The year is 1992, and no one on the rock music scene is hotter than Kiro Manning, the lead singer…of Slacker Demon. With a multi-platinum record, total ownership of the Billboard charts, sold-out concerts, and sinful amounts of money, Kiro can have anything--and anyone--he wants. So when a dark-haired, conservative beauty rebuffs him at a concert after-party, his first thought is, "Who the hell does she think she is?" His second thought: "How do I make her mine?" Kiro has always loved a good challenge, but not every girl wants to get involved with a rock god. Especially this girl.He let her go that night, but he never forgot her. And when they met again, he vowed not to give up again so easily.As the world worshipped Kiro, he came to worship the girl, who became everything he never knew he needed. The only girl he would ever love. His Emily. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines comes a heart-wrenching e-novella in the Rosemary Beach series about the star-crossed romance between Kiro and Emily, first introduced in Take a Chance. This is Abbi's holiday gift to the devoted fans of the series.
By Abbi Glines. 2014
When Harlow Manning's rocker father goes on tour, he sends her to Rosemary Beach, Florida, to live with her half-sister,…Nan. The problem: Nan despises her. Harlow has to keep her head down if she wants to get through the next nine months, which seems easy enough... until gorgeous Grant Carter walks out of Nan's room.Grant made a huge mistake getting involved with a girl with venom in her veins. He'd known about Nan's reputation, but still couldn't resist her. Nothing makes him regret the fling more than meeting Harlow, who sends his pulse racing. Yet Harlow wants nothing to do with a guy who could fall for her wicked half-sister - even if there are no strings between Grant and Nan.Grant is desperate to redeem himself in Harlow's eyes, but did he ruin his chances with her before he even met her?
By Meg LaTorre. 2020
Gwendolyn Grimm intended to seduce men and women across the galaxy while working as a ship tinkerer on the finest…vessels in the Crescent Star System. Alas, terminal illness is a buzzkill. When a life-saving opportunity struts into her life dressed in a pinstripe suit, she is made an offer she can't refuse: become a cyborg and work as a tinkerer for Cirque du Borge, the once renowned cyborg circus. <p><p> The problem is, a new law has banned the creation of new cyborgs and becoming one means execution if caught. Thus, no one cares to see the wonders of man and machine anymore. <p><p> Ticket sales continue to fall as the circus announces a competition to determine which acts will perform for the emperor on his home planet-an opportunity with the potential to save the circus from bankruptcy. But the competition has deadly consequences. Losing acts have their cyborg implants forcibly removed, and those who survive the extraction are banished from the circus. <p><p> As the tinkerer, Gwendolyn is forced to perform the revolting task of removing the cyborg implants from the losing performers. When she falls for both the man running the competition and a woman competing in it, she must decide who to protect. But can she risk having to harvest the people she loves the most?
By Alba G. Callejas. 2021
«De nuevo, otro ciclo, otro año... y todo seguía igual en Revandar. Bueno, no exactamente igual.» Revandar lleva años invariable.…Un pueblito tranquilo de gentes tranquilas, sin sobresaltos. Hace mucho que la magia y las intrigas han desaparecido. Las gentes de la aldea viven tiempos felices en los verdes prados y suaves colinas del valle que es su hogar. Para Belania, su mundo es encantador... aunque se complica a medida que crece. Cada vez tiene más responsabilidades en la granja de sus padres y menos tiempo para aferrarse a los juegos de infancia y a sus amigos de siempre. Lo único que permanece igual es su amistad con los jóvenes del pueblo, sobre todo con su mejor amiga, Aleanna. Y sin embargo, cuando esta se marcha a la ciudad, dejándola solo con un colgante de recuerdo, todo su mundo se tambalea. Y Conrado está ahí para estabilizarla, con sus ojos amables y sus manos firmes, sus palabras cálidas y su sonrisa, que hace que el corazón le revolotee en el pecho. Hasta que durante ese plenilunio ese colgante se ilumina. Un corazón dividido. Una amistad inquebrantable... y el brillo de una amatista.
By Ariel Tachna, Anna Doe. 2016
Fortsetzung zu Konflikt des BlutesBuch 4 in der Serie - BlutspartnerschaftDer Krieg nähert sich seiner entscheidenden Phase und beide Seiten…sind bis an ihre Grenzen gefordert. Da gelingt den dunklen Magiern ein vernichtender Schlag, denn sie nehmen Orlando St. Clair gefangen. Am Boden zerstört vor Sorge um seinen entführten Partner, muss Alain befürchten, dass auch Orlandos Befreiung aus den Klauen der dunklen Magier den Vampir nicht mehr retten kann, weil sein Herz und sein Verstand unheilbaren Schaden genommen haben. Christophe Lombard, der älteste und mächtigste Vampir von Paris, weiß, dass die Allianz an der Schwelle zur Niederlage steht. Er gibt seine selbstgewählte Isolation auf und schließt sich dem Kampf an. Alains abtrünniger Freund Eric Simonet, der zu den dunklen Magiern übergelaufen war, wird vor die Wahl gestellt zwischen Rache und Erlösung. Und Jean, durch Orlandos Schicksal in Wut und Zorn versetzt, muss sich der schwierigsten Entscheidung seiner Existenz stellen, während um ihn herum der alles entscheidende Kampf tobt. Werden sie mit ihren Entscheidungen die Allianz endgültig zerschlagen oder schaffen sie es doch noch, ihre Welt vor dem Untergang zu bewahren?
By Kc Burn. 2021
KC Burn präsentiert die Toronto Tales Serie, bestehend aus drei Romanzen, in denen Männer ihren Lebensunterhalt - und ihre Leben…- für die Liebe riskieren. Küss mich, Bulle (Toronto Tales: Buch 1): Detective Kurt O'Donnell steht vor der Entscheidung, sich zu outen, fürchtet jedoch um seine katholische Familie und seinen Job. Kann er das alles wirklich riskieren, um sich auf eine unsichere Zukunft mit einem noch trauernden Mann einzulassen? Vertrau mir, Bulle (Toronto Tales: Buch 2): Als Ivan Bekker auf Beweise stößt, dass sein Freund in ein Verbrechen verwickelt ist, muss er sich entscheiden: Soll er seine Beziehung ohne Rücksicht auf Konsequenzen beschützen oder seine Karriere retten, indem er den Mann verhaftet, den er liebt? Ausgestoßen (Toronto Tales: Buch 3): Rick und Ian fühlen sich augenblicklich heftig zueinander hingezogen. Ian überzeugt Rick davon, seine Regeln immer häufiger zu missachten und Ian sein wahres Ich zu zeigen. Als Ians Job droht, Ricks Geheimnisse aufzudecken, geraten neben ihrem Lebensunterhalt auch ihre Herzen in Gefahr.
By Robyn Carr. 2012
Celebrate another Virgin River holiday, only from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr.While the Riordan brothers have a…reputation for being rough-and-tumble, Patrick has always been the gentle, sweet-natured one. But his easygoing manner is tested by his high-octane career as a navy pilot, and for the Riordan men, when the going gets toughthe tough find the love of a good woman. Angie LeCroix wants to spend Christmas in Virgin River relaxing, away from her well-intentioned but hovering mother. Yet instead of freedom, she gets her uncle, Jack Sheridan. If he had his way, she’d never go out at all. And certainly not with Patrick Riordan. But Angie has her own idea of the kind of Christmas she wants and the kind of man. Patrick and Angie thought they wanted to be left alone this Christmas until they met each other. Now they want to be left alone together. But the Sheridan and Riordan families have different plans for Patrick and Angie and for Christmas, Virgin River style!Originally published in 2012
By Eva Muñoz. 2021
Twenty-three-year-old Milo McLaren didn’t expect to find a romantic gesture waiting for him the morning after a drunken one-night stand.…Still, he convinces himself that his night with businessman Kazuhiko Yukifumi was a fluke. Kaz is powerful, rich, hot, and… intense. He can’t really be serious about wanting Milo, an executive assistant at fashion magazine Rebel. But their paths keep crossing, and Milo can’t deny his attraction or his desire to submit to what Kaz wants… until Kaz’s best friend issues an ultimatum that puts Milo’s job in danger. Milo has dreams he’s not ready to sacrifice, even for Kaz. Unfortunately, the fashion world is small, and even after he breaks things off, Kaz seems to go everywhere he does. Being so close to what he can’t have torments him. Can he find a way to pair his wants and needs in a way that really pops?
By Archie Superstars. 2021
We’re continuing Archie Comics’ landmark 80th Anniversary celebration with another special showcase digest! This time, we revisit the hilarious never-before-reprinted…“A Jughead in the Family” storyline: Jughead gets into a fight with his dad and moves out—but who’s willing to take him in? Join in on the hilarity as Jughead moves from place to place, living with the families of Archie, Ethel, Moose, Trula Twyst, and even Reggie!
By Patricia Potter. 2001
This sweeping historical novel returns to an age of treachery and political turmoil as a Jacobite beauty fights her attraction…to the powerful Scottish nobleman who once broke her heart Taken in by the Braemoor clan as a boy, Neil Forbes fell deeply in love the moment he laid eyes on Janet Leslie. To his delight, Janet, the daughter of a Jacobite, returned his feelings, and they made a solemn pledge to one other. Then Neil discovered the terrible reason he couldn't marry his beloved . . . and could never wed at all. After Neil's betrayal, Janet vowed never again to be seduced by the fickle promise of love. She hoped that her marriage to Alasdair Campbell, a widower and father of three young girls, would give her the security she needed. Now the cruel Earl of Lochaene lies dead, and Janet is suspected of her husband's murder. Worse, Campbell's daughters--and her infant son--could be taken away from her. And the man she once adored with all her heart has just been appointed guardian of her son, the heir to Lochaene. Can she trust Neil, now the politically connected Marquis of Braemoor--or the dangerous desire that his first caress reignites in her? As they give in to passion, a powerful enemy could destroy their newfound love--and expose the secret Neil has been guarding for far too long. This second book in Patricia Potter's Scottish Trilogy is the winner of the 2001 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Scottish Historical Romance.