For chambermaid Emma Fane, her best friend's winter wedding promises to be the perfect distraction for her troubles. Until, heart racing, she spies Lucas Marcelos—infamous lothario and father to her unborn child!
Lucas may have lost his head over innocent, spirited Emma for one glorious night, but he won't lose his heir! He lures her away from snowy Scotland back to sultry Brazil. But Emma is no man's mistress. It only took one night to change their lives, now they have nine months to face the consequences…
A passionate read for Christmas nights!
Prince boss, virgin secretary... unexpected heir!
The prince with a provocative past has returned to claim Niroli's crown....
Nico Fierezza has never relied on his royal name. But now the king has summoned him. Niroli is ready to welcome its new ruler!
Carrie Evans has been in love with Nico, her boss, for years. But he ruthlessly discarded her after one night of loving and now she's pregnant!
Carrie will do anything to protect her baby's future. Does anything include marrying Nico?
Her mother told her never to play with fire…
Living her life vicariously through a camera lens, photojournalist Romy Winner is happy to stay in the background capturing other people's happiness. Until former Argentinean polo champion turned Special Forces soldier Kruz Acosta challenges her to step out of the shadows—and into his bed!
Their recklessness has one startling repercussion that would never be linked to a man with such a wicked reputation. If Romy is to secure her child's future, she must get beneath the mask that hides his scars and learn how to tame the wild Acosta.
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Pregnancy of Passion by Lucy Monroe
Their tempestuous affair ended years ago, but Salvatore di Vitale is back and the chemistry between him and Elisa is as explosive as ever. When passion leads to pregnancy, Salvatore must claim his heir!
Secrets of the Oasis by Abby Green
Sheikh Salman can have anything he wants and he wants beautiful Jamilah. When she returns to his desert kingdom, he spirits her off to an oasis where their passionate reconciliation has everlasting consequences…
The Desert King's Pregnant Bride by Annie West
Sheikh Khalid Bin Shareef has always vowed not to get entangled with virgins. But innocent Maggie Lewis is too hard to resist. Then they find their red-hot night had unexpected repercussions that only marriage can solve.
One Night-Baby by Susan Stephens
When sweet Kate Mulhoon met top Hollywood producer Santino Rossi she was swept away by his fiery desire. He knew nothing of her innocence, or of the baby they made that night…until Kate appeared on his film set in Rome, five years later…
THE SHEIKH'S CHRISTMAS CONQUEST (The Bond of Billionaires) by Sharon Kendrick As the snow falls, innocent Olivia Miller finds a darkly handsome and compelling man on her doorstep. The sheikh she refused has arrived to whisk her off to his kingdom…and this time he won't take no for an answer!
A MARRIAGE FIT FOR A SINNER (Seven Sexy Sins) by Maya Blake Zaccheo Giordano is a man with one thing on his mind: revenge. And he'll start with his ex-fiancée, Eva Pennington. She will wear Zaccheo's ring again and he'll ensure their marriage will be real in every sense…
BRAZILIAN'S NINE MONTHS' NOTICE (Hot Brazilian Nights!) by Susan Stephens Chambermaid Emma Fane thinks her best friend's wedding will be the perfect distraction…until she spies Lucas Marcelos—father to her unborn child! It only took one night to change their lives, now they have nine months to face the consequences.
BOUGHT FOR HER INNOCENCE (Greek Tycoons Tamed) by Tara Pammi Jasmine Douglas is the only one who knows the darkness of Dmitri Karegas's past. But only Dmitri can help when she's forced to put her virginity up for sale. Now he must decide what to do with her…and her innocence!Look for 8 new exciting stories every month from Harlequin® Presents!
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A FORBIDDEN TEMPTATION by Anne Mather Jack Connolly isn't looking for a woman—until he meets Grace Spencer! Trapped in a fake relationship to safeguard her family, Grace knows giving in to Jack would risk everything she holds dear… But will she surrender to the forbidden?
CARRYING THE KING'S PRIDE (Kingdoms & Crowns) by Jennifer Hayward Prince Nikandros is about to be crowned when the royal rebel discovers the consequences of his last night with beautiful Sofía Ramirez. Whisking pregnant Sofía to Akathinia at once, the prince will legitimize his new rule…with a wife and child!
BOUND TO THE TUSCAN BILLIONAIRE (One Night With Consequences) by Susan Stephens Gardener Cassandra Rich captures tycoon Marco di Fivizzano's attention the moment he sees her! In her boss's arms Cass blossoms as she finds the freedom she craves—but when she discovers she's pregnant, she realizes she's bound to the billionaire forever!
THE SECRET THAT SHOCKED DE SANTIS (The Throne of San Felipe) by Natalie Anderson Army lieutenant Stella Zambrano's life changes forever when she realizes she's pregnant. Her baby bombshell is the result of a sensual afternoon with Prince Eduardo De Santis… And with an out-of-wedlock heir on the cards, the playboy prince will demand marriage!
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Katie Bannister is prim, perky and petite. Worlds apart from her boss, the dangerous, daring and devilishly handsome Rigo Ruggiero.
When she steps into his jet-set world, Katie's sensible brown shoes suddenly seem very out of place. And as Rigo's assistant there's no desk to hide behind….
When she accompanies the magnificent Italian to his newly inherited Tuscan palazzo, Katie witnesses the wolf entering his lair. Finally Rigo has come home—and he's ready to undo Miss Prim's buttons!
TALOS CLAIMS HIS VIRGIN (The Kalliakis Crown) by Michelle Smart Prince Talos Kalliakis crossed Europe to find exquisite violinist Amalie Cartwright. But rumor has it that Amalie won't perform, and now Talos has her hidden away in his villa, where sources suggest he's claimed the most private of performances!
THE INNOCENT'S SINFUL CRAVING (Seven Sexy Sins) by Sara Craven When innocent Dana Grantham has the opportunity to return to the life she craves, she encounters Zac Belisandro! He's tainted her life before, and now he has an outrageous proposition—he'll give Dana her heart's desire if she marries him!
BACK IN THE BRAZILIAN'S BED (Hot Brazilian Nights!) by Susan Stephens Dante Barracca knows Karina Marcelos is the best person to organize the Gaucho Cup. But the woman he hires is a shadow of the girl he once knew. Dante will stop at nothing until he lifts the lid on Karina's secret!
CAUGHT IN HIS GILDED WORLD by Lucy Ellis Burlesque dancer Gigi Valente will stop at nothing to defend her home. Khaled Kitaev thinks she's just another gold digger. But when her attempts to get his attention are caught on camera, the powerful Russian must usher Gigi into his world!
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Ultimate Italian playboy Count Roman Quisvada has more notches on his bedpost than…well, bedpost! So when no-nonsense Eva Skavanga arrives on his Mediterranean island with a business arrangement, Roman's much more interested in the pleasure her smart mouth can bring him.
He's not the sort of man a tender virgin would seek out for her first time, but tomboy Eva is starting to enjoy his attention—it makes her feel like a real woman. Perhaps Roman could help her with more than just securing her family's diamond mine…? But only if she can keep her heart off the table!
Casey Michaels has come prepared for her new job in the desert—complete with a safari outfit! But, faced with her gorgeous boss's potent sexuality, she suddenly feels out of her depth….
Sheikh Rafik al Rafar knows an inexperienced woman when he sees one, and in the sultry heat of the desert he begins her sensual awakening. To his surprise, Casey teaches him about the simple pleasures in life. But royal duty is never far from their door….
Women around the world sighed when Sheikh Razi al Maktabi declared his playboy days were over and duty would be his new mistress.
But he found time for one final fling before he took his desert throne, and curvy chef Lucy Tennant certainly whetted His Majesty's appetite. A wiz in the kitchen, Lucy was a beginner in the bedroom, and Razi couldn't resist one last challenge.
But one night has led to the scandal of the century! Lucy has unexpectedly arrived at the desert palace with her luggage…proud and pregnant!
Argentina's most scandalous family!
The Shameless Life of Ruiz Acosta
Holly knows she should keep her distance from sexy polo player Ruiz Acosta, but this playboy makes all the rules…
The Argentinian's Solace
When wedding planner Maxie crashes Diego Acosta's selfimposed exile, he's determined to seek revenge…by seducing her!
A Taste of the Untamed
Nacho Acosta is back! Expecting to meet meek and vulnerable Grace, instead he gets fiery independence…and exciting sensuality!
The Man from Her Wayward Past
Formerly fun-loving and feisty, Lucia Acosta hides a terrible secret. Can sexy Luke Forster tempt her to share it?
Taming the Last Acosta
Polo champion turned Special Forces soldier Kruz Acosta challenges photojournalist Romy to step out of the shadows…and into his bed!
Christmas Nights with the Polo Player
Spend Christmas with polo champ, Gabe Ortoya as he whisks shy, English rose Lucy Lavender off her feet…and into his arms!
Lose yourself in Susan Stephen's world of fiery passion, thundering hooves and rampaging barbarians!
Zara soon realizes that the man she yearns for is Sheikh Shahin—the thief of her happiness! Shahin knows that Zara is a virgin—forbidden, no matter how strong his desire. But it's forbidden fruit that tastes the sweetest….
Diego Acosta's polo-playing days are over. Living in self-imposed exile on his idyllic island, he finds his nights are now filled with tormenting memories rather than the beautiful women who once graced his king-size bed.
When Maxie Parrish crashes into his solitude, radiating exuberance and a love of life, she burns so brightly he can't take his eyes off her! He'll seduce her and conquer her with the same single-minded determination that saw him rise to the top of the world polo circuit.
This time he wants to walk away unharmed, because the scars that can't be seen take longer to heal….
Sheikh Ra'id Al Maktabi has mastered the wild, inhospitable desert out of necessity. But the sexy stowaway who has clambered onto his yacht he'll tame for fun….
He assumes that socialite Antonia Ruggiero is used to being pampered and preened. But on his boat, Ra'id is the master. So he'll put her to work clearing the decks—and after hours pleasure her in his bed….
But that's until they get to dry land, where the only mistress Ra'id obeys is duty. Or so he thinks—until he gets an unexpected surprise! Now Antonia is with her sheikh for the journey….
Former soldier and diamond dynasty heir Tyr Skavanga has finally returned to the cold north. Haunted by the terrors of war, he’s cut himself off and hardened his heart. But now one person has managed to defy his defenses, and she’s the last person he expected.
…is the only woman he wants!
The exotically beautiful, innocent Princess Jasmina of Kareshi is strictly off-limits. Like Tyr, she has a reputation to protect, but denying their electrifying connection could prove to be the toughest challenge they have ever faced….
What Nero wants, Nero gets—doesn't he?
Reigning polo champion Nero Caracas bows to no man…and certainly not to women! With red–hot Latin blood coursing through his veins, what he wants he gets…
Bella Wheeler has followed in the footsteps of her horse–trainer father—though, determined to eclipse his disreputable legacy, she remains professionally distant from everyone! This aloof beauty has two things Nero wants—the best horse in the world.and a body as pure and untouched as her snow–white ice maiden's reputation!
Heath Stamp was a very bad boy growing up. If there was a fight, he fought. If there was a woman, he took her to bed. If there was a sweet, innocent girl with big doe eyes—he ran a mile.
Bronte Foster-Jenkins sure isn't looking at him with big doe eyes anymore. Instead, she's shooting daggers in his direction. All grown up, Heath is rich, arrogant and ready to raze his family estate to the ground—even if Bronte will do anything to stop him. He'll do it with a glint in his eye and happily take her down with him. For, make no mistake, Heath Stamp has gone from bad…to irresistible!
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The Ford family caused Xavier Bordiu's brother's death. Now Sophie Ford works for him! Tempted by her beauty, Xavier will take his revenge in the most pleasurable way...
A woman with a secret...
Sophie is still a virgin. But, as Xavier's skillful seduction awakens Sophie's sensuality, he finds the ice around his own heart beginning to melt. This is not the kind of revenge on which the Spaniard has bargained!
When Tara is paraded under Count Lucien Maxime's nose, he's taken with her sweetness…and her wonderfully voluptuous figure.
Naked and nervous, Tara finds herself in the count's bed. She realizes too late that everything is paid for…including her. Stripped of her innocence and her heart, Tara vows never to make the same mistake again. Then tragedy throws her into the count's path once more. She has something he wants. And she won't be leaving until he gets it….
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Monte Carlo is abuzz with news that Ram Varindha—young, hot and royal—is without a co-driver for the biggest rally event of the year. Though it's been years since she last saw him, Mia leaps at the chance to get up close with the maharaja!
With time to spare before he takes on more serious royal duties, bedding this beauty is top of Ram's list. But Mia has long known Ram's reputation. Is she just in for the hottest few nights of her life, or could her dream of finally taming Ram's playboy ways become reality?
Lucy Lavender knows she should resist wickedly sexy boss, and Brazilian polo champion, Gabe Ortoya. Playboy Gabe is vet Lucy's ticket to a career in equine medicine and she's going to make full use of her valuable new contact, which means no mixing business with pleasure…as tempting as that pleasure is! But spending Christmas with Gabe—and the whole Acosta family!—opens Lucy's eyes to a whole new side of this notorious heartbreaker. After a devastating Christmas kiss under the mistletoe, Lucy finds it increasingly hard not to surrender to the temptation that is Gabe Ortoya… Especially when sinfully delicious Gabe seems to have made it his Christmas mission to get Lucy into his bed!
Fiery passion, intense love and rampaging barbarians with hearts of gold!
Finding a date has never been a struggle for wealthy polo champion Tiago Santos. But now that he needs a wife, he'll make sure he finds a woman who understands that this Brazilian stallion won't be tamed!
Practical, poised Danny Cameron is the perfect candidate. She sees the value of a union that provides investment in her business—with no false promise of the happily-ever-after she doesn't believe in.
But as their wedding night approaches, the sensual rhythm of the samba fills Danny with a longing…to experience all that Tiago's enthralling Latin fire promises to unleash!
Lady Elizabeth Fane has two choices: lose her family's Scottish stud farm or swallow her pride and beg Chico Fernandez for help. She's never forgiven the arrogant Brazilian polo star for abandoning her years before, so instead she will collect on the debt he owes her.
Yet in the sultry Brazilian heat passions flare, revealing feelings Lizzie thought she had long conquered. That is until Chico finally reveals the truth behind his desertion and Lizzie realizes that he not only has power over her body but it's she who is in the Brazilian's debt!
Abandoned as a child, the stately mansion Dana Grantham called home symbolized the security she so desperately wanted. She dreamed of a future within its four walls until a shameful scandal—and billionaire Zac Belisandro—drove her away.
…at a price!
Now Dana has the opportunity to return to the life she craves, but she comes face-to-face with Zac. He's tainted her life once before, and now he has an outrageous proposition—he'll give Dana her heart's desire if she gives him her hand in marriage…and her innocence on their wedding night!
As the youngest of the famous Skavanga sisters, beautiful Leila has earned her reputation as the untouched Skavanga diamond—and is tired of it! It's time to start living her life, and who better to teach her how than gorgeous Spaniard Raffa Leon?
Raffa has no problem mixing business with pleasure! Intrigued by her shy purity and enticed by her request, he'll ensure Leila enjoys everything life has to offer. But as her frosty facade gives way to an unleashed passion, Raffa realizes that there are consequences to playing with fire!
That sensuous evening is forever etched on Santino's mind—so when Kate appears in Rome, five years later, he's ready for a rerun of their passionate affair. The only problem is Kate's obvious evasion of his attentions. Santino is determined to find out what she's hiding…. And get her back in his bed!
Talos Kalliakis, the youngest Prince of Agon, has found the perfect gift for King Astraeus's jubilee gala—the talents of exquisite violinist Amalie Cartwright. The warrior prince crossed Europe to find his perfect candidate, and he won't take no for an answer!
But rumor has it that Amalie won't perform, and now Talos has her hidden away in his villa, where sources suggest he's claimed the most private of performances. With tensions running high, surely it can't be long before they start changing their tune…to the royal wedding march!
Handsome but brutally scarred, elusive billionaire Ethan Alexander shuns the limelight. So when his gallant rescue of Savannah Ross forces him into the media's glare, he's less than thrilled.
Savannah's buxom figure belies her inexperience—she's not quite sure how to handle her fierce protector! But when he whisks her to his palace deep in the Tuscan hills, she sees a glimpse of the magnificence beneath his flaws. This is a man with a darkened heart in need of salvation—and only an innocent in his bed can unlock it….
Romeo Brunetti survived his childhood and found meteoric success by locking down emotion. Until, in a moment of recklessness years ago, he lost himself to stunning stranger Maisie O'Connell. Now his family's legacy has returned to haunt him—and the child he unknowingly conceived…
Maisie doesn't know which is more shocking—Romeo's return or his proposal of marriage! She'd do anything to protect her son, but can she risk surrendering once more to the enigmatic father of her child?
Billionaire Zaccheo Giordano walks out of prison into the chilling winter wind with only one thing on his mind: revenge on the treacherous Pennington family who put him there. And he'll start with his ex—fiancée, Eva Pennington.
When Zaccheo demands she wear his ring again to save her family from his wrath, Eva agrees. At least a marriage in name only allows her to keep her infertility secret. Until Zaccheo makes it clear their marriage will be real in every sense, including giving him an heir…
A passionate read for Christmas nights!
Five years ago, Lily Holloway walked away from a car crash, turning her back on the forbidden passion she shared with her stepbrother, Rafael Castelli. Nothing could make Lily return to the irresistible Italian's demanding world.
Now, when their paths cross again, Lily is desperate to retain her freedom and claims amnesia has blocked her memories of him. Yet all deception is quickly burned away by the incredible attraction that still simmers between them.
But he's found her, and she knows Rafael will soon discover her greatest secret…their son!
A passionate read for Christmas nights!
As the clock strikes twelve on New Year's Eve, the fairy tale is over for all of Petras when Queen Tabitha—refusing to live in a loveless marriage—asks her husband for a divorce. But anger erupts into passion, and when Tabitha flees the palace she's carrying King Kairos's heir!
Discovering her secret, Kairos kidnaps his wife. Against the backdrop of his secluded island paradise, he proves there's no escaping his royal reach. He will use the desire that's gone unsated between them for too long to ensure his wife returns to his side.
"Every woman is for sale. The trick is to get the currency right."
Greek billionaire Damon Latousakis is claiming a mistress—the same woman he exiled from his life four years ago. Charlotte Woodruff has never forgotten her heartbreak when Damon wrongly accused her years ago. But how much longer can she keep their child a secret? When Damon finds out he has a daughter, his demands take a different turn: he paid for a mistress, but he'll leave with a wife!
The Boss's Valentine by Lynne Graham
Poppy sent Santiano Aragone a Valentine card to cheer him up. Santiano responded by making love to her…and suddenly Poppy was expecting her boss's baby!
Rafael's Proposal by Kim Lawrence
Natalie's boss, Rafael Ransome, thought she couldn't be a single mom and do her job. But then he offered her a stunning career move—a Valentine's Day marriage proposal!
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house.
But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades.
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY AND FIFTY SHADES DARKER ARE NOW MAJOR MOTION PICTURES
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees.
Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian’s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity. And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past.
Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to make Ana’s deepest fears turn to reality.
This book is intended for mature audiences.