They're rich, ruthless and sinfully sexy! Be seduced by this collection of four passionate stories!
The Billionaire's Contract Bride by Carol Marinelli
Zavier Chambers is one of Australia's most powerful playboys, and to him, Tabitha Reece is just a golddigger —so why can't he get her out of his mind? Discovering Tabitha needs to marry for money he seizes his chance to get her exactly where he wants her—in his bed! And with the stakes so high, Tabitha is willing to play the game….
The Mediterranean Billionaire's Blackmail Bargain by Abby Green
Cynical, ruthless and dangerously seductive, Dante D'Aquanni has a reputation to uphold. When Alicia Parker turns up at his Lake Como villa with the press in tow, claiming he's responsible for her sister's pregnancy, he's furious. He knows her kind—and he'll make her pay, in any way he sees fit…!
The Greek Billionaire's Baby Revenge by Jennie Lucas
Anna made one mistake when working for Nikos Stavrakis: sharing his bed! Believing Nikos to be unfaithful, Anna left him, but nine months later, she is left nursing a tiny baby… Nikos is furious when he discovers Anna has his sonso he will make Anna his bride, and teach her who's boss!
Mistress: Pregnant by the Spanish Billionaire by Kim Lawrence
Library assistant Nell Frost is on a mission to confront the man who is nothing but a heartless seducer of women! But Nell has underestimated the power of Luiz Santoro… One look at this young virgin, dressed in shapeless clothes and this Spaniard makes a plan with two conditions: no marriage, no children. But rules are made to be broken…
Plain and prim Emma Stephenson might not look like a tycoon's assistant, but for Luca D'Amato—a playboy who likes to play— breaking through her no-nonsense exterior is his favorite new game!
Sensible Emma thought all they'd be sharing was an office—not a bed! But she's learning fast about what being Luca's personal assistant really means!
Now he's standing there offering her a promotion, and she's trying to find the words to tell him…she's pregnant!
Dr. Ben Richardson is trying to make yet another new start, this time in the emergency department at a Melbourne hospital. It's been nearly four years since he lost his wife and unborn child—and he still hasn't let go. So it comes as quite a surprise to him when his eye is drawn to a beautiful pregnant woman on the beach.
When Ben realizes Celeste is a nurse at the hospital, he wants to keep his distance. She reminds him too much of all he's lost. But Celeste is clearly facing this challenging pregnancy alone, and Ben can't help coming to her rescue. Being with her to deliver her premature baby girl finally makes him realize there's a future for him right here after all—if he's prepared to risk enough to claim it….
"We have made an application on behalf of Niklas Dos Santos to exercise his conjugal rights…"
Learning that the husband she'd tried to forget has spent the past year falsely imprisoned in Brazil and needs her to visit him is the last thing Meg Hamilton wants to hear. But she will play her part, in exchange for Niklas's signature on the divorce papers!
Except she hadn't bargained on their mind-blowing connection being as undeniable as ever. Last time it led usually sensible Meg into a Vegas wedding chapel. This time the consequence of giving in to their chemistry will bind her to Niklas forever….
Plus a Carol Marinelli reader-favorite story: Expecting His Love-Child
STOP THE PRESS: THE SANTINA-JACKSON ROYAL FAIRY TALE—FACT OR FICTION?
It seemed like every girl's dream: fall in love with a prince and be whisked off for your very own glamorous happy-ever-after—a royal fairy tale for Allegra Jackson and Prince Alessandro Santina.
Allegra's headline-grabbing family hardly prepared her for a life of public duty, and sinfully delicious Prince Alessandro has always seemed virtually allergic to the idea of settling down in Santa Maria.
Out of all the flamboyant, beautiful women his name's been linked with, the heir to the throne picked ordinary Allegra with the family from hell….
Is everything really as it seems regarding the tabloid's engagement of the year?
When Zarios D'Amilo meets Emma Hayes again, she is no longer the awkward teenager who tried to kiss him, but a beautiful, confident woman. Now he wants her!
To claim his inheritance, this untamed tycoon must curb his wild ways. He needs a convenient fiancée, and Emma needs a million dollars. So Zarios seizes his opportunity—he will have her! But passion soon leads to pregnancy, and suddenly, the stakes are higher….
Business & Pleasure: What the Corretti playboy wants…
Personal assistant Ella is never without her "Santo Bag"—not the latest designer "must have," but emergency supplies to handle whatever the devilish Santo Corretti throws at her. But no pair of sunglasses will cover the darkness in her boss's eyes this morning.
Scandal is circling. Santo's family is in tatters. His brother is languishing in a jail cell and his latest film's on the rocks. All Santo wants is a little TLC. Except, Ella's heart is not part of the playboy fix-it kit.
But what Santo Corretti wants he gets!
THE COST OF THE FORBIDDEN (Irresistible Russian Tycoons) by Carol Marinelli Ruthless Sev Derzhavin is master of getting whatever—and whomever—he wants. Sev has never been refused before. So when his personal assistant Naomi resigns, Sev can't resist the challenge of enticing the beautiful brunette to stay.
NEW YEAR AT THE BOSS'S BIDDING by Rachael Thomas Tilly Rogers is thrilled to be offered a prestigious contract for billionaire Xavier Moretti's New Year's Eve party—until she ends up snowbound alone with her boss! The notorious playboy makes it his resolution to seduce virgin Tilly…
WEARING THE DE ANGELIS RING (The Italian Titans) by Cathy Williams Tycoon Theo De Angelis lives by his own rules…until a family debt forces him into matrimony! Beautiful, inexperienced Alexa Caldini is determined to impose ground rules on their inconvenient arrangement, but how long before Alexa's rules go up in smoke?
MISTRESS OF HIS REVENGE (Bought by the Brazilian) by Chantelle Shaw Cruz Delgado is the renowned owner of a diamond empire—and aristocratic Sabrina Bancroft is the only woman ever to have walked away from the tempting tycoon. When Cruz sees a chance, he takes his revenge…by making her his mistress!
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The Princess of Surhaadi is desperate to escape a life lived in the shadows of her family's past. One misguided night of rebellion later and Leila's world comes crashing down thanks to two little blue lines on the pregnancy test!
When James Chatsfield—world-renowned bad boy and soon-to-be father —hears the shocking news, he knows he needs to act, and fast! He'll propose to protect his heir, but will Leila ever believe he sees her as more than just the mother of his child?
Welcome to The Chatsfield, New York!
Many years ago the islands of Aristo and Calista were one kingdom¿Adamas. But bitter family feuds and rivalry ripped the land in two and the infamous Stefani coronation diamond was split. Now the diamond is missing, and the search is underway to reunite the jewel...and Adamas!
As the hunt for the diamond continues, secrets and sins from the past are revealed and desire, love and passion war with royal duty. But who will discover in time that it is innocence of body and purity of heart that can unite the islands of Adamas once again?
The story concludes with these four novels: The Greek Billionaire's Innocent Princess by Chantelle Shaw; The Future King's Love-Child by Melanie Milburne; Ruthless Boss, Royal Mistress by Natalie Anderson; and The Desert King's Housekeeper Bride by Carol Marinelli.
Outspoken nanny Amy Bannester seems to forget that servitude and silence should go hand in hand. But Sheikh Emir can think of more pleasurable uses for her luscious mouth.…
Despite their all-consuming passion, the rules governing the desert kingdom of Alzan make it impossible for her to wear his crown. He lost his first wife as she gave birth to his precious twin daughters, but Emir must have a male heir for his lineage to continue—and it's the one thing that Amy can't give him.…
Housekeeper Effie, a practical yet slightly frumpy virgin, has been summoned to the desert to serve the sheikh!
Ruthless Sheikh King Zakari had gone to seek solitude in the sands, but nights alone are not something this ruler is used to. However, with his housekeeper at his service, there's no need to allow his bed to grow cold….
After hot hours of passion, Effie's heart is near to bursting. But what she doesn't realize is that something has compelled Zakari to take her, a lowly servant, as his royal bride!
The one-night baby!
Levander Kolovsky has a dark, dangerous past. He trusts only himself and doesn't want a wife or an heir to the Kolovsky name.
Millie has returned to Australia to find Levander. They shared one unforgettable night together. And now she's come to tell her secret: she's expecting his baby….
Pretty midwife Felicity Anderson has no idea who Karim really is, but her one night with the sexy surgeon has turned her world upside down-suddenly she's pregnant!
With Felicity carrying the kingdom's hopes, Karim must marry her. But Felicity won't say "I do" unless the prince can prove it's for love.
Hers for One Night Only by Carol Marinelli
For pediatrician Dominic Mansfield, flings never last more than one night—no matter how hot!— yet the shadows in Nurse Bridgette's eyes intrigue him and the next day he finds himself knocking on Bridgette's door…!
Doctor's Guide to Dating in the Jungle – Tina Beckett
Rule #1—Don't flirt with your boss! Rule #2—Never fall for a man who's heart is buried deep in the Amazon jungle…. Dr. Stevie Wilson knows the rules but confined to a medical boat in Brazil, it's impossible to resist her lethally attractive boss, Dr. Matt Palermo!
Waking Up with Dr. off-Limits – Amy Andrews
Jess's Diary: At least catching my housemate, Dr. Adam Carmichael—my secret crush—in my bed(!) means he finally knows my name! For years, Adam's been one hundred percent off-limits, but there's no harm in dreaming of more…is there?
Zakahr Belenki has clawed his way out of Russia's gutters to seek revenge on the family that abandoned him. He'll destroy their pride and joy: their fashion empire, the House of Kolovsky.
All that stands in his way is his new secretary, Lavinia. Her flirtatiousness, refreshing honesty and passion for her job make Zakahr's conscience—and desire—waver…momentarily.
It's not long before the dark knight is crossing the checkered board, ready to take innocent pawn Lavinia….
However much I might not be loving my rotation in A&E, there is one perk that makes my job more fun.… Flirting with senior registrar Cort Mason is definitely a distraction, but a moonlit walk on the beach can't be a good idea…and as for kissing him? Well, that's deliciously dangerous!
CHATSFIELD'S ULTIMATE ACQUISITION (The Chatsfield)
by Melanie Milburne
Isabelle Harrington is furious when arrogant playboy Spencer Chatsfield becomes her new boss. He's also the man who shattered her heart years ago. The only thing she can't stand more than Spencer is the sizzling chemistry still burning between them!
HIS SICLIAN CINDERELLA (Playboys of Sicily)
by Carol Marinelli
Matteo Santini bought one night with Bella Gatti to protect her innocence, but then she disappeared. Now, forced together at a wedding, he wants a reckoning. The only way Bella will be leaving the party is with Matteo—via his bed!
THE SINNER'S MARRIAGE REDEMPTION (Seven Sexy Sins)
by Annie West
Flynn Marshall is determined to rush stunning Ava Cavendish to the altar at the first opportunity. A trophy bride should complete his plans, but the desire Ava inflames in this untouchable CEO soon turns his ordered strategy on its head…
CAPTIVATED BY THE GREEK
by Julia James
Salesgirl Mel may not be Nikos Parakis's type, but she can't resist his tempting offer: a no-strings romance under the sizzling sun. But parting ways is made impossible when sultry nights with the captivating Greek leave Mel carrying his heir!
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Infamous playboy Aleksi Kolovsky has stunned the world by getting engaged! But the ring on his fiancée's finger doesn't mean forever…just until the House of Kolovsky deeds are signed over to him.
Aleksi told his personal assistant, Kate, to think of their mock engagement as a promotion, but there are certain fringe benefits she hadn't considered…like discovering if Aleksi's reputation as a phenomenal lover really does precede him!
Overtime suddenly has a whole new meaning!
Daniil Zverev is the world's most ruthless and sinfully seductive tycoon. No one would ever know the cruelty and rejection that fueled his ascent. But beautiful ballet teacher Libby Tennent is getting under Daniil's skin and dangerously close to the truth.
From the moment she waltzed into his office, feisty Libby has challenged the dark-hearted Russian. He doesn't do favors, yet he helps Libby's business. He definitely doesn't do relationships, yet one night with Libby isn't enough! Money might be no object, yet the cost of getting closer to Libby is much higher…
Lydia surprises herself when, made over for her new role, she's no longer plain and frumpy. Now she's beautiful, ripe and ready for Anton to pluck her for his pleasure….
Ainslie Farrell is jobless, homeless and desperate. When Elijah offers her a position in his household, she simply can't say no....
But the ruthless Italian wants more than nine to five--he's demanding marriage!
Louise Carter is a midwife on a mission—to have the best Christmas ever! It's been a difficult year, but stealing a kiss under the mistletoe from gorgeous Italian obstetrician Anton Rossi will make sure it ends on a high!
Anton is all about control—but around Louise he feels totally powerless! All he wants to do is kiss her smart mouth senseless—with chemistry this hot, who needs mistletoe anyway? And he certainly won't be stopping with just one kiss…
When she agreed to help out a friend, Estelle Connolly didn't expect to end up as an escort to a society wedding, or to catch the eye of the most powerful man in the room.
Innocent Estelle struggles to retain her sophisticated cover especially when Raúl makes her an outrageous offer—the money to settle her family problems in exchange for a few months of her time…as Mrs. Sanchez!
The contract has been signed, the Spanish honeymoon arranged, but there isn't a clause to cover all consequences of the wedding night….
MARRIED FOR AMARI'S HEIR (One Night With Consequences)
by Maisey Yates
Relinquishing her virginity should have covered Charity's debt, but her one white-hot night with the enigmatic Rocco Amari has unexpected consequences. Now Rocco is determined to legitimize his heir…by making Charity his wife!
A TASTE OF SIN (Seven Sexy Sins)
by Maggie Cox
Restaurateur Gene Bonnaire always gets what he wants, and he wants Rose Heathcote's shop for his new restaurant—and its current alluring owner in his bed! Securing the shop is easy. But seducing this defiant beauty may be his greatest challenge yet…
SICILIAN'S SHOCK PROPOSAL (Playboys of Sicily)
by Carol Marinelli
Eight years ago, being caught in Luka Cavalieri's bed destroyed Sophie Durante's pride and her reputation. He owes her, and now she's come to collect. To placate her ailing father, Luka must become her fake fiancé!
VOWS MADE IN SECRET
by Louise Fuller
Art expert Prudence Elliot is shocked when a new job brings her face-to-face with Laszlo de Zsadan. Even more shocking, not only is Laszlo a secret millionaire, but their youthful pledging of love was legally binding—he's her husband!
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Investigative journalist Emily Hyslop is furious when her editor—and ex—reassigns her from a career-making exposé to a frivolous wedding in Sicily. But scandalous secrets lie behind the union of the rival Corretti and Battaglia families. Things start looking up when Emily meets the most intimidating, not to mention sexiest, man she's ever encountered....
Detective Anton Soranno has valuable insight into the Correttis and their scandalous dealings...and plenty of reason to hate them. He's the perfect source of information—and the more he helps Emily with her story, the more time they have to explore their intense desire. But even as their passionate nights uncover surprising feelings in both of them, Emily and Anton know that she must leave Sicily once the wedding is over....
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Declan knows that Lila is still angry with him for letting her down all those years ago, but his instincts tell him that their unexpected reunion means as much to her as it does to him. He just has to persuade Lila to give him one last chance to make their dreams come true…
Treating her client's problems is what relationship guru Ava Carmichael does best, but no amount of therapy could fix her own barren marriage. Feeling utterly helpless, Ava pushed James away. But when he returns, grappling with issues of his own, suddenly it's time for Ava to take the advice she so passionately teaches…and apply it to herself!
Sydney Harbor Hospital
From saving lives to sizzling seduction, these doctors are the very best!
Standing outside legendary playboy Demyan Zukov's penthouse suite, shy personal assistant Alina Ritchi is shaking with nerves—she should never have agreed to this job. She's out of her depth, and that's before she's met her delicious new boss.
Demyan's wicked reputation doesn't disappoint—she might be a virgin, but surely one hot glance from Demyan shouldn't make her feel so…naked? Exposed, she finds that his gaze ignites her defiance, and soon she's challenging him every step of the way!
But when every shared touch sizzles, how long can Alina keep saying no when her body wants to scream yes…?
And the bride price…?
If Catherine says no, she gives up custody of her orphaned niece. But if she says yes, will she be losing her heart to a man who wants her only in his bed?
Every doctor dreaded recognizing someone in the emergency room—even coolheaded consultant James Morrell. But he was doubly shocked when the unconscious patient he had been asked to treat was instantly familiar. It was his ex-wife!
Dr. Lorna McClelland hated being ill, hated being stuck in a hospital bed and, above all, hated having to rely on James. But as she recovered, all the wonderful things about their marriage came flooding back….
About to lose his kingdom, Xavian is marrying for power—his wedding night will be purely for duty. As he unveils his new queen, nervous and naked, bathed in fragrant oils, he's stunned that she's as beautiful as the desert stars….
This queen deserves a royal bedding worthy of the Arabian Nights…and in her arms Xavian discovers that, though he may not have a kingdom, he has the strength and power of a thousand kings.
But this untouched queen could be his undoing….
Zander Kargas developed his drive to succeed first from his father's cruel fists, then from living on the streets. He's fought for everything, and few challenges remain…or so he thinks!
Charlotte is the best secretary Zander has ever had the pleasure of dealing with, and the only woman to fire his blood in a long time. But she works for his bitter rival….
Zander, assuming he can acquire her the way he does with most things, reaches for his wallet—except, Charlotte can't be bought. So Zander must entice her…beginning with a very indecent proposition!
One gorgeous Spanish doctor…
Cool, commanding Dr. Ciro Delgato is the new doctor temporarily working alongside nurse Harriet Farrell, and he wastes no time in making sure she's at his beck and call—day and night!
One very unexpected baby…
The passion they share is explosive, yet knowing Ciro will end their relationship when he has to leave, Harriet's determined he'll never find out she's pregnant with his baby! But her secret gets out, and Ciro will do anything to keep her firmly at his side!
When Shelly Weaver returns to the children's ward for her first night shift as a single mom, she discovers it's also Dr. Ross Bodey's first night back. He's been working in the Outback, but on discovering Shelly's newly single status he's returned—for her!
Shelly didn't know Ross was in love with her—until now. And suddenly Ross is asking her to change her life forever. But Shelly has her son to consider, although he is falling in love with Ross as quickly as Shelly is….
A marriage is forever, not just for convenience...
Hunter Myles: this Australian's worth billions and can buy any woman he wants!
Lily Harper: perfect for a convenient marriage and she needs Hunter's help! Hunter's ring is on her finger, but Lily knows it'll only be there for twelve months. Soon, a year doesn't seem quite long enough. Lily has fallen in love with her temporary husband!
For delicious Dr. Guy Steele, life is all about flirting and never about forever! It's the only way to avoid discussing the painful issue of his infertility. So a fling with Candy Anastasi, the sexiest nurse in the hospital, is the perfect solution…right?
Candy's desperate to take her mind off her good-for-nothing ex—and six weeks of the best sex of her life is the ideal distraction! Until she realizes that she's fallen for Guy…and that she's pregnant–with twins! Could her double baby bombshell ultimately bind her to Guy forever?
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Megan Donovan's stunned when she's jailed after working at Luca's casino. And her unlikely rescuer is her new boss, Luca! She's entirely at his mercy…and his passion!
A scandal will end Luca's chance to be king. But he wants little thief Megan at his beck and call, day and night!
Desert prince Zahid once walked away from Trinity Foster and the fire blazing in her eyes. As heir to the kingdom of Ishla, he was required by duty to return home, but even the heat of the desert was unable to burn away memories of their scorching kiss….
A chance encounter results in one earth-shattering night that brings more than just passion. As painful truths of the past are revealed, Zahid realizes that Trinity needs his protection. His only option is to bring her back to Ishla, and though she's strictly forbidden, walking away from her again is impossible!