Their farce of a marriage will save his kingdom. And in return for an heir, Kamal Aal Masood will give his new wife Aliyah anything—except the trust and intimacy she desperately wants.
When Kamal abruptly ended their blistering affair years ago, he vowed Aliyah would never ensnare him again. Only a fool allowed his actions to be ruled by his heart. And only a woman like Aliyah would dare to challenge a king in a passionate battle of wills.…
A fabulous summer two-in-one—twice the scandal all in one unforgettable volume!
Husband Material by Brenda Jackson
Beware the jilted husband: Matthew Birmingham never played fair…especially when it came to his ex-wife. When she moved across the country, he moved back to their estate—back to their bedroom—determined to win back her love…by any means necessary.
The Sheikh's Bargained Bride by Olivia Gates
Meet the shocked groom: Sheikh Adham saw marriage as a business venture, his wife a mere convenience…until they portrayed the loving couple in public. Would finally seeing his bride in a new light shatter all his rules?
He rescued hostage Talia Burke from his royal family's rival tribe and swept her into his strong embrace. But Prince Harres Aal Shalaan soon discovered there was more to the brave beauty than he knew. Talia held information vital to protecting his beloved kingdom…and she had every reason not to trust him.
Marooned together at a desert oasis, Talia couldn't resist Harres. Yet even as his sizzling seduction entranced her, his loyalty to his family and country would always make them enemies. Falling for the sheikh would be her heart's greatest mistake…but she feared it was already too late….
The Sheikh's Surrender
No one gets past Prince Amjad Aal Shalaan's defenses. No one. But when Princess Maram shows up at Amjad's gala in her father's place, destroying Amjad's plans to reclaim what was stolen from his family, Amjad sees red…and uses a freak sandstorm to make her his prisoner of passion.
Swept to safety by the man she's always loved from afar, Maram knows she has one chance to make Amjad see her as a woman. His woman. But when the impossible prince and the unstoppable princess take shelter from the storm, neither is prepared for the aftermath of their desire…
The future of Judar rests with Farah Beaumont, a foreigner who wants nothing to do with her heritage.
And to secure his country's peace, prince Shehab Aal Masood must make her his bride—by any means necessary.
Hiding his identity and sweeping Farah off her feet is a start. But the joyful, seemingly innocent Farah is nothing like he expects. And Shehab's calculated seduction soon becomes an affair too powerful to control….
"Get a wife. ASAP."
When his king says Prince Vincenzo D'Agostino must marry, the confirmed bachelor knows only one woman will do: Glory Monaghan, the lover who betrayed him six years ago. By forcing her hand, he'll appease his ruler—and get the woman he can't forget out of his system forever.
But Vincenzo's proposal is the last thing Glory expects. His long-ago rejection nearly destroyed her—how can she say yes now, even for show? Yet she has no choice. Becoming Vincenzo's temporary bride will save her family—even if giving in to the prince of Castaldini's passion will surely leave her yearning for more….
He would claim the throne. And her…
For Prince Haidar Aal Shalaan, taking the reins of a kingdom in chaos is a matter of honor. Not that his rivals to the throne would be defeated easily. And then there is Roxanne Gleeson, the one woman whose memory he cannot erase, the lover who once rejected him. Now she pretends a cold disdain for their once—and still—desperate passion. But he will not be denied either the throne of his motherland or Roxanne back in his bed. One is his birthright, the other his heart's desire. And together they are…his redemption.
He would have been king of Castaldini…until scandal sent Prince Leandro D'Agostino into exile. Now Phoebe Alexander, his secret lover who'd refused to leave with him, had come to convince him to accept his rightful crown. But the pain of betrayal still coursed through Leandro's veins. He would rule only if Phoebe bowed to his wishes.
Scorched from the decisions of her past, Phoebe was willing to do Leandro's royal bidding. She knew she could never be his queen, but she would freely become the prince's lover. Then an unexpected pregnancy changed everything.
Rafael Salazar came back to Rio to destroy the man who stole his childhood. Then he spies the beauty across the ballroom…and passion overwhelms him. Even after the shock of discovering who she really is, he vows to make her his.
Eliana Ferreira has never met a man like Rafael—powerful, irresistible, unstoppable. She knows something dark drives the self-made billionaire, yet she can't deny him anything…until she discovers his terrible purpose. She is expecting his baby and is days away from becoming his bride, but will his revenge tear them apart forever?
Richard Graves has long battled his dark heritage, and only one woman nearly shattered his elegant facade. Though he seduced Isabella Sandoval to take revenge on the man who'd destroyed his family, walking away from her was the hardest thing he's done. Now he's learned the truth about her son, and he won't walk away again.
Richard's mission of vengeance nearly cost Isabella her life. But she can't resist rekindling their dangerous passion. Can she protect her child from the man sworn to claim him—and herself from the desire she can no longer fight?
Only one thing stands between Aram Nazaryan and the high-powered position he craves: the proper wife. Although this billionaire would do anything to return to Zohayd, the desert kingdom he considers home, marrying Princess Kanza Aal Ajmaan is too high a price to pay. Or so he thinks—until he meets Kanza…and she turns his world upside down.
After claiming Kanza as his princess, everything falls into place. But then she learns the truth. She may have married for love, but his vows are tainted by ambition. Will doubt, betrayal and mistrust end this too-convenient union?
From their first explosive night, Caliope Sarantos and Maksim Volkov agreed to no commitment, only pure pleasure. Then her pregnancy changed everything.
Though the Russian tycoon made the baby his heir, he disappeared from Caliope's life. Now, he's back, offering everything he didn't in the past. But the shining promise of a happy ending is eclipsed by the shadow of his tragic past…and his dark future. Will Caliope's heart break again? Or will Maksim risk everything to claim this woman and child as his own?
Mr. April: Rodrigo Valderrama, billionaire Spanish surgeon.
His Patient: The woman he's always wanted.
His Problem: An explosive pregnancy secret.
He'd rushed to her side the moment he'd learned of her accident. Whisking the recovering Cybele away to his palatial seafront estate, the wealthy doctor vowed to care for and protect the pregnant young widow…and never let her know his true feelings. But he feared that even with all his brilliant skills, he might not be able to keep Cybele if she learned the truth about his role in her pregnancy.
Mohab Aal Ghaanem once had Jala Aal Masood…and lost her. Now, as a new king, he can end the explosive feud between their kingdoms, and fulfill his parting pledge to the princess of Judar…that he would make her his wife.
Marry Mohab? Six years ago, the prince risked his life to save Jala, igniting her desires…only to betray her trust. Now the ruthless seducer is forcing her into a sham marriage. Will it mean a second chance with the man she still craves…or heartbreak when all their dark secrets are revealed?
Once, she'd scorned him. And illegitimate secret prince Ferruccio Selvaggio had sworn he would make her pay. Now, Princess Clarissa D'Agostino was in his power. It was time to teach her a lesson…. The future of the kingdom rested on her. Clarissa knew she had to do whatever it took to convince Ferruccio to accept the crown and save them all. Even if it meant marrying a man who believed the worst of her. Even if it meant giving him her heart.
He has found his destiny. But to claim the throne of Azmahar, Rashid Aal Munsoori needs Laylah Aal Shalaan. Seducing her into marriage will defeat his rivals—and if she becomes pregnant with his heir, his hold on his homeland will be complete.
Laylah has always secretly loved Rashid. Her sexy sheikh might be scarred inside and out, but that only makes her love him more…until she discovers his true motives. She may never again trust her lover, but how can she walk away from the father of her unborn child—a baby destined to ally their two desert kingdoms forever?
After a passionate affair, Prince Leonid Voronov of Zorya disappears, leaving Kassandra Stavros with beautiful twin girls and a broken heart. Now Leonid is back, determined to be a father…and a king. But is claiming his children only a ploy for the throne? And why is he keeping Kassandra at arm's length when his smoldering gaze still ignites her unstoppable passion?
Kassandra remains Leonid's only desire…and weakness. But he can't let her near, or she'd discover his painful secret. He fears the truth would destroy them both…
Prince Fareed Aal Zaafer is driven by one purpose—to find his late brother's family. But when Gwen McNeal arrives, needing his help, Fareed is relieved she is not the woman he seeks, for he must claim her for his own.
Fareed is Gwen's last—and most dangerous—hope. For he doesn't just overwhelm her senses, he sweeps her and her baby away to his kingdom—the last place she should ever go. Now she must hide the truth, and deny the desire between them at any cost. For if she fails, the result will be unthinkable….
As one of the world's most powerful men, Prince Durante D'Agostino often received inappropriate offers. Yet the woman attached to this one stole the breath from his body. He had no interest in discussing business—until he learned she'd come to bring the prodigal prince back to Castaldini to become its future king.
Seducing the messenger wasn't supposed to be part of the bargain. But after one fiery night, Durante knew Gabrielle was meant to rule by his side. Until he discovered her true identity—and the betrayal launched his scheme for a most royal revenge.
At first sight, Sheikh Numair Al Aswad's lethal sensuality overwhelms Princess Jenan Aal Ghamdi. And when he rescues her from an arranged marriage, he has a shocking price…an heir! Though logic screams no, her body and soul burn for him.
Numair has come from the darkest of pasts to exact revenge—and to claim his throne. Jenan is vital to his plans. But his cold-blooded scheme melts under the heat of their passion. Now he must choose: his lifelong ambitions or the woman who carries his unborn child.
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Self-made billionaire Raiden Kuroshiro escaped a dark past vowing to reclaim his heritage. But when the woman who once betrayed him returns, his desire for her threatens his plans. So he swears he'll purge her from his system and be done with her…
Scarlett Delacroix believes she's sinned beyond forgiveness. So she accepts Raiden's offer of temporary passion as her last chance with him. Then she becomes pregnant. But she and her baby have no place in Raiden's future—unless he walks away from all he's ever wanted…
He'd noticed her across a crowded room, and in that instant Sheikh Shaheen Aal Shalaan wanted her. With just a few words, Shaheen had his mystery woman in his bed, where she awakened passions he'd long denied.
Then the sheikh discovered his lover's true identity. She was Johara, his childhood friend, now fully blossomed into a vision he could not do without. But his lineage demanded he take a wife of the throne's choosing. Anything else would have catastrophic results. Yet how could he turn away from the woman who carried his baby?
Vidar and Kara soon enjoy the unbridled ecstasy they seemed destined to share. Yet they know they can't be together for long. Vidar can sense that Kara will die soon—unless he can find a way to make her immortal, too....
But there was nowhere Carmen could hide from this prince of Judar. No stone he wouldn't turn to find her, no wall he couldn't tear down. Nothing would stop Farooq Aal Masood from claiming the mother of his baby.
She had betrayed him. And she would pay. In his bed. As his wife…until he tired of her. And though Carmen professed to love him, that it was all a misunderstanding, well…Farooq would never fall for her lies again!
Their tempestuous relationship had crashed and burned, and Lujayn Morgan had left Prince Jalal Aal Shalaan to marry another—a man who'd died soon after. And then…Jalal and Lujayn had met again and shared one unforgettable night. Now there is no denying that Lujayn's son belongs to Jalal.
Marriage is the only answer. But Jalal is a contender for the throne of Azmahar. This unexpected heir could break him—or be the key to winning. If only he can prove to Lujayn that his claim is not for their son or for the kingdom, but only for her.…
Caught up in the frantic and romantic whirl of life as an emergency doctor in the desert kingdom of Damhoor, Jay Latimer is swept off her feet by her handsome boss, playboy surgeon Sheikh Malek Aal Hamdaan.
Malek is entranced by Jay’s luminous strength and beauty, but while he is an eligible bachelor, he is also heir to the throne and, therefore, not free to choose his own bride. Malek knows he can offer Jay a loving and passionate relationship—but he also knows that the only proposal she deserves and can accept is to become his wife.
Seven years ago, as a young cop, Darius Franklin saved a vulnerable woman from a violent situation. They shared one night of pure passion before she walked away. Now Darius is a wealthy rancher and security contractor working at a women's shelter. And he's shocked to meet the new social worker: Summer Martindale, a beautiful damsel no longer in distress.
Darius has never been able to forget that night—or forgive Summer for the pain she caused him when she left. And he's suspicious of why she's suddenly in his part of Texas. But neither can deny the desire still crackling between them. When Summer's life is once again threatened, Darius knows he can only protect her if he stays very close to her…
BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME!
Billionaire, M.D. by USA TODAY bestselling author Olivia Gates
Pregnant Cybele awakes in the hospital with no memory of her past—and no clue just how deeply entwined her life is with the handsome Spanish surgeon at her bedside. The truth will change everything—forever.
Naomi Sinclair had once fallen hard for Andreas Sarantos. Marrying the irresistible Greek venture capitalist had seared her soul with pleasure—and despair. For she soon discovered he was incapable of love. Now her ex-husband is back…to claim her orphaned ten-month-old niece.
Andreas let Naomi get away once. But adopting his best friend's baby girl gives him the leverage he needs to bring his unwilling ex-wife back to his bed. Will having the only woman he's ever wanted erase the scars of his dark past? Or will he lose Naomi, this time forever?
The Global Aid Organization gives Gulnar the chance to forget her past in the urgency of the present. Her dedication to nursing casualties leaves no room for love. But she begins to question her resolve when stunning surgeon Dante Guerriero steps in to help in an emergency situation and saves hundreds of lives in the process.
Dante doesn’t think of himself as a hero. It’s easy to be courageous when you have nothing left to lose. But Gulnar’s fi re and passion are bringing him back to life, reminding him that bravery means nothing without love.…
Walking away from her husband, surgeon Roque Aguiar Da Costa, was the hardest thing Jewel Johanssen had ever done. After the loss of their baby and her subsequent infertility, Jewel was too hurt to see the truth—that Roque loved her above everything.
Now Roque has tracked her to the Amazon rainforest, claiming that he’s her boss and she’s still his wife.
Roque’s seduction is a taste of heaven that slowly breaks Jewel’s barriers down, allowing her to understand that the only thing she needs in order to heal is what she ran from in the first place—his love!
TWIN HEIRS TO HIS THRONE (Billionaires and Babies)
Prince Voronov disappeared after he broke Kassandra's heart, leaving her pregnant and alone. Now the future king has returned to claim his twin heirs. Will he reclaim Kassandra's heart as part of the bargain?
NANNY MAKES THREE (Texas Cattleman's Club: Lies and Lullabies)
Hadley Stratton is more than the nanny Liam Ward hired for his unexpected newborn niece. She's also the girl who got away…and the rich rancher is not going to let that happen twice!
TRAPPED WITH THE TYCOON (Mafia Moguls)
All that stands between mafia boss Braden O'Shea and what he wants is employee Zara Perkins. But when they're snowed in together, seduction becomes his only goal. Will he choose his family…or the woman he can't resist?
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Eres para mí. Matthew Birminhgham nunca había jugado limpio, especialmente en lo que se refería a Carmen, su ex mujer. Pero cuando ella se mudó al otro lado del país, la siguió, decidido a recuperar su amor… por todos los medios posibles._x005F_x000D_
El amor del jeque. El jeque Adham veía el matrimonio como un acuerdo comercial y a su mujer como una mera conveniencia… hasta que tuvieron que hacer el papel de pareja enamorada en público. ¿Haría que se replantease la relación ver que otros hombres cortejaban a su bella esposa?
Surgeon Cassandra St. James can't wait to join the Global Aid Organization's new flying Jet Hospital. Nothing could be more thrilling and challenging…until she encounters mission leader Vidal Santiago.
What is this millionaire plastic surgeon, the man she loves and loathes, doing on a humanitarian mission? Has Cassandra misjudged him? And can the jet-setting surgeons control the unwanted passion that flares between them?
La extremada sensualidad del jeque Numair Al Aswad impactó a la princesa Jenan Aal Ghamdi. Él consiguió rescatarla de un matrimonio concertado y por ello recibió una recompensa asombrosa: ¡un heredero!
Numair provenía de un pasado oscuro y buscaba venganza. Además quería reclamar su trono. Jenan era vital para sus planes, pero su fría y calculadora estrategia se derritió bajo el ardor de la pasión que compartían. Entonces tuvo que elegir entre las ambiciones de toda una vida o la mujer que albergaba a su hijo en el vientre.
Desde su primera noche juntos, Caliope Sarantos y Maksim Volkov llegaron al acuerdo de no comprometerse y mantener una relación basada solo en el placer. Pero el embarazo de ella lo cambió todo.
El rico empresario ruso nombró al pequeño su heredero, aunque desapareció de la vida de Caliope. Cuando volvió para ofrecerle una vida juntos, la brillante promesa de un final feliz se vio eclipsada por la sombra del trágico pasado de Maksim… y de su oscuro futuro. ¿Estaría Caliope dispuesta a arriesgar de nuevo su corazón?
Eliana Ferreira nunca había conocido a un hombre como Rafael y no podía negarle nada… hasta que él desveló su terrible propósito.