Meg Jardine, personal assistant extraordinaire, is convinced she's about to lose her job. Her gorgeous, dark and deeply unimpressed boss, William McMaster, is stranded in Melbourne over Christmas—and it's all her fault! With her heart in her mouth, she invites the intimidating billionaire home for the holiday….
At Meg's chaotic, cozy family farm, William's cold reserve begins to melt away. Suddenly they're seeing each other in a whole new light, and country girl Meg has shot straight to the top of William's Christmas list!
The islands of Adamas have been torn into two rival kingdoms: gorgeous Greek princes reign supreme over glamorous Aristo, while smoldering sheikhs rule the desert island of Calista. The Stefani coronation diamond was split as a symbol of their feud...but it's now missing! Whether by seduction, blackmail or marriage, the jewel must be found, for whoever reunites the diamonds will rule all.
The journey begins in these five stories: The Prince's Mistress by Sandra Marton, Billionaire Prince, Pregnant Mistress by Sandra Marton, The Playboy Sheikh's Virgin Stable-Girl by Sharon Kendrick, The Prince's Captive Wife by Marion Lennox, and The Sheikh's Forbidden Virgin by Kate Hewitt.
Struggling cook Jenny works hard hiding her painful past behind fresh-baked muffins. Until a handsome stranger offers her a way out of her drudgery: a job on his yacht.
Jenny is drawn in by Ramón, and together they sail into the sunset. It could almost be perfect…. Until Ramón reveals he's not a humble yachtsman but a secret prince—next in line for the throne.
What future could a simple small-town Cinderella have with a crown prince?
Look for 4 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Romance!
Veterinarian Tori Nicholls lost everything when wildlife raged through her small Australian town. The community is slowly recovering, but Tori doesn't feel she'll ever live again.
Until, while reluctantly speed dating, she meets New York doctor Jake Hunter. He's caring, he's gorgeous…and he's just passing through. A no-commitment fling could be exactly what Tori needs to reignite her passion for life.
But some commitments aren't planned. Their one wonderful night has resulted in pregnancy—giving Tori a second chance at happiness. Can an Australian country girl renew her life with a Manhattan millionaire…and their baby?
So the last thing Molly needs is to be distracted by an inconvenient attraction to her most valued client! Especially since Jackson has a reputation for dating only the most gorgeous, glamorous types--what could a man like him ever see in an ordinary woman like her?
Molly doesn't know--but Jackson does....
Lizzie doesn't want to be a family doctor, or to get involved in the tiny community of Birrini. She doesn't want to get involved with Harry, either, no matter how attractive and likeable he is. But, as the only available doctor, she has to stay. And, slowly but surely, Lizzie finds her heart going out to Birrini and its dangerously charming doctor....
When Dr. Maggie Croft decided to have her late husband's baby, she never envisaged combining pregnancy with caring for a small-town community! Chasing her dreams seems to have led her to a dead end. But all that changes when she crashes into the sophisticated Dr. Max Ashton, rounding the corner in his Aston Martin.
Max had been heading back to the distraction of city life, but there's something about red-haired, irrepressible Maggie that grabs him and won't let go. Under her warm influence he remembers another time, another Max—before he'd deliberately locked his heart away….
Ben Logan never asks anyone for help. Until, during a deadly hurricane, he's washed up on a deserted island. There he finds his life in the hands of sparky, petite nurse Mary Hammond. Trapped with only each other for comfort, Ben and Mary turn to one another.
Back home safely, Mary dominates Ben's dreams. And when, three months later, Mary arrives at Ben's New York office, it's with news that their one night had the power to change their lives forever….
Don't miss Ben's twin brother's story, The Maverick Millionaire by Alison Roberts, on sale next month!
Angus Stuart is more used to managing boardrooms than castles, but when his father dies he finds himself thrust into an unfamiliar world. Returning home, he intends to sell the estate as quickly as possible. However, with Christmas around the corner, fate has other plans….
Showing up on his doorstep, Australian chef Holly McIntosh is bursting with festive cheer. But she's desperate for a job, and she's not taking no for an answer! Not usually one for taking a risk, Angus offers her a temporary position. But if anyone can melt this brooding earl's heart this winter, it's Holly!
Ginny knows she cannot enter a relationship with this wonderful man in the midst of her own struggles. But Fergus will not let her run from their love of a lifetime—even though it means also giving his heart to the little niece in her care, and taking on a role he thought he could never face again—being a father.
Hamish had planned to turn the castle into a luxury hotel — until he met the beautiful Susie. He might see everything as a potential business deal, but even he couldn't deny the attraction between them. Nor could he evict her and her baby from their beloved home. For Hamish, surely marriage was the only sensible solution?
But Susie is the last person who will accept a marriage proposal just because it's "sensible." If Hamish wants to marry her, he'll have to prove he loves her first!
Sarah’s committed to her stellar modelling career in New York, but there’s an obligation she needs to fulfill back home. Farming tycoon Max Ramsey doesn’t like Christmas and most of all, he doesn’t like Sarah. When the two clash, enough sparks ensue to light a Christmas tree. How many enemies does it take to cook one Christmas turkey?
A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewit
Claire Lindell isn’t looking for a Christmas miracle after her nasty break-up. But when she abruptly decides to hole up at her godmother’s cottage in a little Yorkshire village for the holidays, she meets sexy stranger Noah Bradford. Has Claire accidentally found her perfect Christmas and the love she didn't know she craved?
Christmas with the Laird by Scarlet Wilson
It’s official – for Juliette Connolly Christmas is a bust and she’s definitely not in the spirit. She’s been dumped by her boyfriend, plus a clause in her contract means she and a mysterious colleague have to work over Christmas. But there’s much more to Andrew Campbell than meets the eye. Are Andrew and Juliette are about to be sprinkled with a little Christmas fairy dust?
The Italian Christmas Bride by Joanne Walsh
Ashlynne is facing a dreary holiday stuck at the airport—and she’s also run into her ex-husband. She thought she’d moved on from Lorenzo di Grechi but the sexual attraction between them is still as potent as ever, and he seems to have changed for the better... Is this just some sort of Christmas magic at work? Or a real chance to forgive and rediscover her love for Lorenzo?
Look for 4 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Romance!
But when Alistair asks for help, he's sent forensic pathologist Dr. Sarah Rose. Alistair once loved Sarah, but she was engaged to his twin brother when tragedy struck—and Alistair has always held Sarah responsible. He's never forgiven her…or forgotten her.Now as they race to save lives, they must also confront the past, their own feelings, and the secrets Sarah has kept for so long.…
This Harlequin® Medical Romance box set includes:
THE SOCIALITE'S SECRET by Carol Marinelli Two years on, Scarlet Portland wants Dr. Luke Edwards back! But what happens when he discovers her secret?
SAVING MADDIE'S BABY Wildfire Island Docs by Marion Lennox When pregnant Maddie Haddon is in danger, ex-husband Dr. Josh Campbell fights to save her…land their marriage!
BREAKING ALL THEIR RULES by Sue MacKayOlivia Coates-Clark swears not to fall for Dr. Zachary Wright again—but are some rules worth breaking?Look for six new captivating love stories every month from Harlequin® Medical Romance!
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For just one night, sensible Lily McLachlan had thrown caution to the wind and fallen into Prince Alexandros's arms.
A year later, Alex wants to claim his secret royal son, and Lily's hand. Lily is faced with becoming Alex's convenient bride when all she really wants is her prince's heart….
He wanted to marry her once, but right now Ben McMahon needs another doctor—and recently returned Ginny Koestrel is the only one around.
Life, however, has kicked the lovely Ginny and taken away her confidence as a doctor. The only thing she clings to is her adorable stepdaughter, Button. Ben wants to help Ginny rebuild her life, but he might fall for her all over again. Will it take an earthquake to bring them back together?
Susie is equally struck by Sam. Yet while he's nothing like Grant, he is still Grant's twin brother. How can she trust Sam not to break her and the twins' hearts? But Sam knows that Susie and her kids could give him the love and family he's always wanted, and he'll do anything to have the chance to take care of them forever.
As a general practitioner to Eurong on the Queensland coast, Dr. Nikki Russell deliberately led a quiet life with small daughter Amy. Needing three weeks to review for an exam, she took on a locum to allow time to study.
Dr. Luke Marriott was a shock—why would a young, obviously highly qualified doctor with above average surgical skills be doing locum work—and avoiding his family like the plague? By the time Nikki found out, it was too late—she was already deeply in love, with a man who had no intention of staying….
Renowned doctor Riley Chase may have rescued heiress Pippa Fotheringham from the sea, but he's definitely no knight in shining armor! A lone wolf, he's trained his heart to let no one in.
On the run from a life under the spotlight, and a nearly catastrophic trip down the aisle, nurse Pippa jetted off on her honeymoon—alone. But her (working) holiday turns out to be far more exciting than candlelit dinners for one, especially when very real, very unexpected sparks start to fly between her and the man who vowed he'd never love again.…
The only problem is, Harold no longer owns Waratah Bay Homestead. Farming tycoon Max Ramsey owns it now and he doesn’t like company, he doesn’t like Christmas and most of all, he doesn’t like Sarah.
When the two clash, enough sparks ensue to light a Christmas tree. How many enemies does it take to cook one Christmas turkey?
Previously titled A Family for Christmas
Italian executive Roberto Romeo seems very taken by his pretty sales assistant. So as the snow falls and the Christmas festivities begin, he sets about finding a new role for her... as his fiance!
THE TYCOON'S CHRISTMAS ENGAGEMENT by Rebecca Winters Annie can scarcely believe it when her dynamic boss, Mitch Reynolds, bestows a kiss beneath the Christmas party mistletoe. Could the tycoon really be thinking about making Annie's Christmas dreams come true?
A BRIDE FOR CHRISTMAS by Marion Lennox After wealthy Guy Carver arrives in Australia to take over Jenny Westmere's wedding salon, he finds he has only one piece of business in mind: to make Jenny and her little boy his family-by Christmas!
Pierce MacLachlan has been economical with the truth— instead of one child, there are five! He's out of his depth with the unruly yet lovable brood.…
But every night, once the children are all safely tucked in bed, Shanni wonders whether family life—with gorgeous Pierce—might suit her after all.…
Kirsty busies herself with getting to know the people of Dolphin Bay — and generally doing all she can to keep her mind off the handsome single dad. But when the attraction between her and Jake becomes too strong to ignore, they find themselves having to reconsider the rules they've made for themselves....
The Christmas Eve Bride by Lynne Graham
Rocco thought he was done with Amber after her betrayal two years earlier. But when he unexpectedly runs into her, the attraction is still strong—so he asks her to become his mistress! Amber only accepts so her baby boy can have a better Christmas. But Rocco's plan for revenge changes as he begins picturing a future with Amber…and their son.
A Marriage Proposal for Christmas by Carole Mortimer
Cally Turner thinks Noel Carlton is an egotistical playboy! The only reason she's agreed to work for him is so she can give her daughter a Christmas to remember. But as she spends more time with Noel, she begins to wonder what's more irritating—his infuriating arrogance or unexpected tenderness?
A Bride for Christmas by Marion Lennox
Wealthy businessman—and contented bachelor—Guy Carver is in Australia to take ownership of Jenny Westmere's wedding salon. It's strictly business. So no one is more surprised than Guy himself when he realizes that the deal he really wants to ink is making Jenny and her little boy his family by Christmas!
Teacher Misty Lawrence has lived her whole life in Banksia Bay, cherishing a secret list of faraway dreams. Just as she's finally about to take flight, Nicholas Holt—tall, dark and deliciously bronzed—turns up in her classroom with his little son Bailey and an injured stray spaniel in tow.
Misty soon falls head over heels for all three—but her scrapbook of wishes keeps calling. Misty must decide: follow her dreams, or her heart? Because a girl can't have it all—can she?
She was surely just a gold digger?
Why else would Erin O'Connell come back to Australia to live with her grandfather? Mike McTavish was convinced she was only out for what she could get—but when he saw Erin handle his orphaned twin niece and nephew so tenderly, he began to doubt his own conclusions, particularly when he compared Erin with his fiancée, Caroline.
Mike wasn't so sure Caroline really cared for the children, who definitely didn't care for her. But having committed himself to the engagement, how could he back out honorably? Even if not to do so would mean heartache for himself, Erin and the children….
From the author of McAllister's Baby
Where kids and kisses go hand in hand
Pretending in public, passion in private
To nurse Lily Ellis, Sydney seems the perfect refuge from her mother's scandalous reputation. Far from fading into the background, on her frist day at Sydney Harbor Hospital she's discovered in a compromising clinch with brooding plastic surgeon Luke Williams! To protect Lily from gossip, they fake a relationship—only neither's sure where fiction ends and fact begins....
Alexandra Patterson swaps city chic for the dusty outback when she arrives at Werrara Stud Ranch. As the new vet, she may be more used to pampered puppies than prized stallions, but Alex is determined to show that she can cut it.…
Brooding rancher Jack Connor is in for a shock—the women in his life have only ever caused him pain and anguish…and Alexandra was supposed to be Alexander. Instead, the person before him is a petite blonde with a pink suitcase and is distractingly, infuriatingly attractive!
Nine years ago Prince Andreas Karedes returned to his island kingdom of Aristo in the Mediterranean Sea to take up his regal duties, not knowing that Holly, the sweet Australian girl with whom he'd briefly fallen in love, had become pregnant….
Tragically, Holly lost their baby. She remained on her parents' farm to be near her tiny son's final resting place, wishing Andreas would return!
A royal scandal is about to break: a dirt-digging journalist has discovered Holly's secret! Andreas's childhood sweetheart must come and face him. Passion runs high as Andreas issues an ultimatum—to avoid disgrace, Holly must become his bride!
Take Eloise. First she's kidnapped by Santa, and now she's camping out in an abandoned lighthouse with the most infuriatingly intoxicating cop she's ever met. Is she sleeping with the enemy…or the man destined to make her Mrs. Claus?
Meanwhile Jean is abducted to a remote ranch, stuck teaching a handsome Texas Ranger how to enjoy a little sensual Christmas cheer.
And Molly? Her nuptials are shot up and her fiancé's a no-show, but when she arrives at a supposedly private Australian hideaway to recoup, she's not alone… and the heat is enough to melt the mere memory of a white Christmas.
Three women, connected by friendship and fate, are taking cover…with men sexy enough to unwrap!