Up-and-coming ad exec Laura Sloan loves her single, child-free life just the way it is. So what's she going to do when she finds an adorable, abandoned baby boy in her office and her first love, gorgeous Grant Maguire on her doorstep? Suddenly, she's got two males to contend with—and she hasn't a clue what to do with either one of them.
Grant Maguire definitely knows what he'd like to do with Laura. His biggest regret was ever letting her go. But he's not going to make that mistake again…and he's not above using Laura's maternal instincts against her.
Little do they guess that baby Tucker has his own agenda. And when facing a munchkin on a mission, two love-struck adults don't stand a chance.
How did she get into these messes? Once minute Joan O'Leary, unsuspecting accountant to the mob, was witnessing her boss's demise. A minute later, to save her own skin, she'd confessed to the crime herself. After all, jail was pretty safe, wasn't it? But when she was taken into custody by gorgeous Deputy Sheriff Dan Hendricks, Joan suddenly wished she'd started her life of crime much earlier….
And fell for a Sheriff
Dan knew the sassy little redhead wasn't guilty—he'd bet his badge on it. Little did he expect his life would depend on it, too. Together they'd survived a plane crash, been chased up a tree by bears and ended up stranded in a snowed-in chalet, all with a mobster one step behind them. Dan knew Joan was trusting him with her life. The question was, could he trust Joan with his heart?
How far would her mother go to get her married off? That's something Julie Cochran hopes she never finds out. But when Ida Cochran arrives on her doorstep with two-year-old Aaron beside her, Julie can already read the headlines: Woman Resorts To Kidnapping In Desperate Bid To Get Single Daughter Off Her Hands. Luckily for Julie, Aaron's father, gorgeous Mike DeAngelo, isn't far behind.
Mike can't believe it! One minute, a crazy woman grabs his son and runs. The next thing he knows, he's face-to-face with a gorgeous redhead. Well, maybe her mother did know best. Unfortunately, Mike isn't in a position to take Ida up on her offer. Because Mike's already engaged…to Julie's cousin!
A funny thing happened on the way to the delivery room…
Mechanic Trey Cooper has been in some tight spots before—but he's never been stuck in an elevator with a woman about to give birth! Luckily they're rescued before he discovers if changing diapers is anything like changing tires. Still, beautiful Cinda Cavenaugh and her little daughter suddenly make Trey wish he had a family—and little does he guess how soon he's going to need one….
Her Perfect Wife by Kate Thomas
Hunk for hire!
Busy Dr. Melinda Burke requires more than a housekeeper to get her hectic life in order. She needs a stay-at-home wife! But she never expects a stud like Jack Halloran to sign up to do her dirty work. The only hitch: Marry him! That's because Jack needs medical coverage so he can quit his job and plan his own company. The sexy doc offers him the perfect out. Besides, how hard can cooking and cleaning be? The toughest part is keeping his oven mitts off his new boss…
If he wants to keep possession of his ancestral home, John Spencer Whitfield, tenth Duke of Moreland, must wed the very wealthy Victoria Redmond. Determined to enjoy at least one aspect of their union, Whitefield introduces his beautiful new wife to the pleasures of the marriage bed--and discovers passion like no other. But this marriage ends up being anything but convenient when Victoria gets word of trouble from her family back in America and flees England without even so much as a good-bye to her new husband. But Whitfield isn't about to let her get away from him so easily. Now it's high time that his independent wife learns a thing or two about what it means to have and to hold, in Cheryl Anne Porter's riveting nineteenth century romance To Make a Marriage.
Jack Daltry came back to his father's ranch to mend fences between them. Instead, he finds his father dead, and a feisty, beautiful woman claiming his dad gave her the circle D ranch. Now a standoff begins between a man eaten up with anger and a defiant beauty with emotions locked behind a wall of self-control. But when a ruthless killer comes after them both, Jack finds a woman of passion and courage beside him...and a chance for redemption if he can show Angel the transforming power of love, in Cheryl Anne Porter's Captive Angel.
When Henry "Hank" Madison III hears the terms of his wealthy grandfather's will, he is outrage. If he wants to remain acting CEO of James's corporation, Hank must live in Hanscomb Harbor for six weeks, with not a laptop in sight. And if that isn't bad enough, he has to share his inheritance with some blond bombshell! But Hank isn't about to let some gold-digger rob him of what's rightfully his--even if she does take his breath away every time she is near...and even if he is hopelessly losing his heart to her.
Chris is everything Dianna wants, but he's committed to another woman. What's a girl to do? Risk her business to win him? Risk her heart, only to lose him? And what about Chris? He thought he knew his heart and his mind...but then he met Dianna...
When Chris finally pops the question, will it be to the right woman? And when he does...will she--can she--say "yes"?
Jamie Winslow has been in love with Kellan Chance forever. Only, despite the undeniable chemistry between them, they'd never found a way to make it work. Now in order to get her license to practice psychology—and cash in on a major book deal—Jamie needs to find some sort of closure in her relationship with Kell. And it would be a lot easier if she could just keep him out of her bed…
A desperate bargain
Running for her life, Kate Chandler flees to Oklahoma with a price on her head, hoping to stake a claim in the Great Land Run of 1889. But with no money, no protection, no food--and an unborn baby to think about--she is desperate enough to accept a devil's bargain from notorious bounty hunter Cole Youngblood. Ruggedly handsome, he'll stake her claim if she'll be a mother to his sister's three orphaned children--unaware of Kate's dangerous secret: she is the quarry he's been hired to find.
A dangerous love
Cole knows Kate is running from something terrible; the fear in her eyes is clear as day. But that doesn't change his plan to marry her, make the Land Run, then leave Kate and the children behind--safe away from the hard life he's chosen. He didn't expect the wild emotions that would sear his hardened heart and make him yearn for a life beyond the grim realities of living by his gun. But as passion exposes the deadly secrets that shadow them both, he knows their only hope for a future together is to forge a love stronger than the danger trying to tear them apart.
Meg can't believe her blind date is the gorgeous guy from the mall. How embarrassing! And yet, sort of thrilling, too! Meg has never been the daring type, but she's ready to turn over a new leaf. And when her date with Joe turns into a wild night of excitement and danger, Meg discovers a craving for adventure she hadn't known she possessed. And before long, she's ready to satisfy her craving for Joe, too.…
Arrested for love
Trouble with a capital T—that's Ruby Treadwell! Heartbreak Ridge's wildest gal has deputy sheriff Cody Tucker ready to throw in his badge. Ruby's had enough of the local life and her overly protective brothers. So she's chosen the shy, sexy lawman to help her bust out of town! Cody's happy to help, since he doesn't want to fall prey to her sultry charms…even if the only way is to whisk her off on a honeymoon!
It could happen to you…
Jayde Green is in one heck of a fix. After landing a job house-sitting for tycoon Bradford Hale, she should have been sitting pretty. Only, she hadn't expected having to tell her parents a tall tale just to keep her job. And she definitely hadn't intended to fall for her gorgeous employer! It couldn't get any worse—until her family showed up to meet Brad, their new son-in-law…!
Trick or treat?
An alluring gaze. A swish of a tail. A love potion? This Halloween, strange things were happening in Cauldron…and Nicholas Ware was caught right in the middle, along with the bewitching Prudence McClure. Not that he minded, really, since she was the reason he'd come home. But he was a man who liked to be in control, and there were potent "forces" at work that were turning his world upside down….
His life was going to the dogs…
David Sullivan was thrilled by his unexpected inheritance—then appalled to discover he'd been left a mangy, very pregnant mutt. After meeting gorgeous veterinarian Emily Wright, he thought having a dog wasn't so bad—until she called the cops on him for dognapping! But when two thugs actually tried to pinch his pooch, David had had enough. The dog was his. And through doggone determination, Emily soon would be, too….
Traveling to England alone is hardly intimidating for a woman who works undercover. But when Yancey arrives at the remote country estate of Stonebridge, she is shaken to find that Samuel Treyhorne, the Duke of Somerset, is a force to be reckoned with--and a man who trusts her as little as she trusts him.
Masquerading as Sam's wife may be the only way to untangle the web of deceit that threatens both their lives. As Yancey's feigned affection for Sam becomes all too real, she must risk everything she holds dear...if she hopes to save the man she's come to love.
A funny thing happened on the way to the delivery room
Professor Darcy Alcott prided herself on being able to take care of herself. But that was before she ended up stranded on the side of a desert road—in labor! Just when she really neeeded a hero, a drop-dead gorgeous cowboy wearing a white hat—really—came to her rescue. He delivered her baby…and stole her heart. But could she convince him not to drive off into the sunset—at least not without her?
There's a new man in town and she's hot on the case …
Jo Quillan could smell a story a mile away, and a famous detective in her midst smelled really ripe! Plus, if she could get an exclusive on whatever sexy Case Houston was investigating, it could be her ticket out of Hicksville. But Jo was an accident waiting to happen, so Case knew right away she was on his tail—standing on it, practically. And all he wanted was a vacation! Still, she was maddeningly attractive, and she was right that something…unusual…was up in Calamity Falls.
Proud and defiant in buckskins and a holster, Taylor rides her painted warhorse to the doorsteps of her father's elegant mansion. Here she is confronted by Grey Talbott, a man who knows that this beautiful half-breed daughter of one of St. Louis' most prominent citizens has unwittingly brought danger to them all.
Secrets have conspired to shape Taylor's life, secrets born of unrequited love, scandal, dark mystery, and murder. As she surrenders to the passion Grey awakens in her turbulent heart, she must face the danger closing in. For only then will she find the gift of healing, if she dares to risk all for her family, her heritage, and the mans he loves...in Cheryl Anne Porter's Wild Flower.