What if you gave six authors the same opening paragraph and let their imagination fly? That's what we've done in A Valentine from Harlequin: Six Degrees of Romance!
Experience the variety Harlequin romance has to offer with this collection of novellas from six Harlequin series, including the passionate drama of Harlequin Presents, steamy encounters of Harlequin Blaze, spooky and sensual tales of Harlequin Nocturne, and more.
Collection includes novellas by Nancy Warren, Catherine Spencer, Margaret Moore, Maggie Shayne, Michele Hauf and Christine Bell.
Meet Toni Diamond, make up artist to middle America. She’s also got a nose for trouble and a passion for solving mysteries. Imagine Columbo in a lavender suit. She never met a woman who wouldn’t look better with a little help from the Lady Bianca line of cosmetics. But don’t be fooled by appearances. Underneath the fake diamonds and the big hair is a sharp brain and a keen eye that sees the details as well as the funny side of life. When a Lady Bianca sales rep is murdered at the annual convention in Dallas, Toni is the one who notices things that some people, like sexy Detective Luke Marciano, might easily miss. Only a female sleuth who understands as much about how to make appearances deceiving could see into the mind of this killer -- a murderer who wants to give Toni a permanent makeover. Into a dead woman. Toni Diamond is an amateur sleuth in this best selling series of cozy mysteries.
Frosted Shadow is FREE. After trying the freebie, check out the following books in the series: Ultimate Concealer and Midnight Shimmer.
In this sexy, humorous contemporary romance, a lost dog brings together a wealthy drifter and a small town doctor and changes all their lives forever.
Evan Chance is a man out to complete the bucket list he made as a kid, starting with ride a motorcycle across America. Caitlyn Sorenson is the sexy country doctor standing in his way. Or is she the dream he’s been searching for?
Evan's Amazing Life List
1. Ride a motorcycle across America
2. Kiss a girl in the rain
3. Swim in every ocean…
When Evan Chance gives up a successful corporate law career to tackle the bucket list he wrote when he was twelve, he has no idea where the road will lead him.
Caitlyn Sorenson is a happily settled small town doctor. When a sexy drifter rolls into town after a motorcycle accident leaves him stranded in Miller's Pond for a few days with the homeliest dog ever, she can smell trouble even as she's drawn to a man who is only passing through town.
But some scorching hot nights and a blooming tenderness mean two people will have to face up to the challenges of love.
From USA Today Bestselling Author Nancy Warren comes the first in an exciting new series of sexy, humorous romances about a family named Chance. Enjoy this best-selling romance for a limited time FREE.
Other Books in the Take a Chance Series:
Iris in Bloom (Take a Chance, Book 2) Iris and Geoff
Blueprint for a Kiss (Take a Chance, Book 3) Prescott and Holly
Chance Encounter (Prequel) Jack and Daphne
Prescott Chance is the go-to architect for the wealthy and famous, which has made him more wealthy and famous than he's ever wanted to be. He turns down more commissions than he accepts and is extremely private. Holly Legere is barely making ends meet between rent and student loans. As an assistant to Alistair Rupert, the notoriously difficult industrialist, she works night and day for slave wages, hanging on in hopes of a promised promotion in his huge organization. When Alistair Rupert's wife decides she wants a Prescott Chance designed house, and Prescott turns her down, it's Holly's job to make the choosy architect change his mind. And Holly is a very determined woman. In this modern romantic comedy, she'll go to any lengths to get him to design her boss a house, including pulling in his huge family for support. This is the third book in the Take a Chance series, though the books stand alone.
Take a Chance series:
Kiss a Girl in the Rain (Take a Chance, Book 1) Evan and Caitlyn
Iris in Bloom (Take a Chance, Book 2) Iris and Geoff
Chance Encounter (prequel) Jack and Daphne
The year is 1976 and Daphne is a pregnant teenager. Jack is a guy in
search of a future. For these two lost souls, this is a ride that will
change their lives and begin a dynasty. This is a prequel to the Take a
Chance series about the eleven kids Jack and Daphne will collect over
the years and the paths each member of this very untraditional family,
will take as they, in turn, fall in love.
Toni Diamond never believed she’d see her no-good ex-husband Dwayne Diamond again, not after he abandoned her and their baby sixteen years ago. But now she’s a success selling Lady Bianca cosmetics, Dwayne suddenly wants back in her life -- or at least in her bank account. He convinces their daughter, Tiffany, to go to Vegas and visit the father she’s never known. When Toni follows her runaway daughter, little does she know she’s about to run smack into a murder. Dwayne Diamond is the chief suspect and it’s up to Toni to prove Tiffany’s dad didn’t commit murder, by finding out who did. This is book two in the Toni Diamond mystery series, but the books can be read in any order. Frosted Shadow is the first in the series, followed by Ultimate Concealer and Midnight Shimmer. The Toni Diamond series is a best-selling series of cozy mysteries featuring an amateur, female sleuth. The books combine humor, romance and comedy along with a healthy dose of mystery.
"A fun, fast moving story that keeps you on your toes trying to figure out who done it." ~JustJudysjumbles Blog
"Sexy, and wonderfully witty." ~New York Times best selling author, Lori Foster
Toni Diamond wins a cruise. Will the real prize be murder?
Toni Diamond, makeup artist to middle America, boards a cruise ship planning to enjoy seven days of sun, sea and relaxation. She's taking her rebellious almost-seventeen year old daughter Tiffany and her Dolly Parton-crazed mother, Linda, along for the treat. Unfortunately, the cruise isn't all bliss. Between mysterious disappearances, an outbreak of Norovirus and her sense of impending doom, Toni's barely got a moment to relax in one of the striped lounge chairs. But is there really something sinister going on or is Toni imagining things?
This is the third novel in the Toni Diamond cozy mystery series featuring an amateur female sleuth, a cosmetics saleswoman with an eye for beauty and a nose for trouble. The other books in the series are Frosted Shadow and Ultimate Concealer.
woman, the owner of the Sunflower Coffee and Tea Company in Hidden Falls,
Oregon. Hidden Falls boasts clean air, natural beauty, good neighbors. The only
problem is that there are zero interesting single men and Iris wants a baby.
She’d love the whole package -- the love story, the sexy romance with a hero
who will sweep her off her feet, but she doesn’t have time to wait for Mr.
Right. He may lose his way and never show up. She decides to start a family with
the help of a sperm bank, knowing she’ll have her large family to support and
encourage her as a single mom. When the new High School English teacher, Geoff
McLeod, walks into her café and into her life he seems perfect. There’s only
Geoff McLeod never imagined his wife would end their six-
year marriage with a text message. Reeling from her betrayal, he moves to
Hidden Falls to teach English and Creative Writing. He’s got zero interest in
women or dating until he meets Iris Chance, the intriguing woman who bakes the
best Morning Glory muffins he’s ever tasted. He can’t imagine starting his day
without stopping in on his way to work for coffee and a muffin and to see the
sexiest woman who ever donned an apron.
Iris is oldest girl in a family of eleven kids. She’s always
been the stand-in mother to her younger siblings. She’s got so used to looking
out for other people and listening to their problems that she’s become the
confidante and unofficial therapist of half the town. She can see that the new
English teacher has some emotional baggage dragging along behind him. He looks
like he can use a friend and Iris has never been able to turn away from someone
in pain. She’s prepared to be his friend, but she would never get involved with
someone who is still officially married.
When her matchmaking mother invites the new English teacher
to her birthday party everyone begins to wonder whether this will be a friends
to lovers tale.
In this contemporary romantic comedy about a small town girl
who longs for a family, but has never entirely trusted she deserved a happy
ending, two lonely people learn that sometimes love comes when you least expect
A sexy, humorous, contemporary romance, Iris in Bloom is the
perfect beach read, or a romance novel to while away a rainy afternoon.
Look for four new sexy, steamy stories every month from Harlequin Blaze!