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Passion and romance, secrets and betrayal, commanding heroes and compassionate heroines...these are the elements that make Harlequin Presents one of the most popular romance series in history. Now get eight new sizzling stories you'll love with one simple click of the mouse. Bundle includes: The Sicilian's Baby Bargain by Penny Jordan, Ruthless Tycoon, Inexperienced Mistress by Cathy Williams, Capelli's Captive Virgin by Sarah Morgan, The Italian Count's Defiant Bride by Catherine George, Virgin Mistress, Scandalous Love-Child by Jennie Lucas, The Greek's Convenient Mistress by Annie West, One Night with the Rebel Billionaire by Trish Wylie and Pleasured by the Secret Millionaire by Natalie Anderson.
Isobel James, the last single girl (or so it seems!), can't believe she's come to Greece on her own, but she had to escape the wedding fever that's gripped her best friends.
When reclusive tycoon Lukas Andreadis finds Isobel washed up on his private beach, he thinks she's another journalist acting the "damsel in distress." He whisks her to his villa, where interrogation leads to seduction.
Now Isobel's struck down by something much more dangerous than wedding fever—a powerful infatuation with the legendary Greek….
Harriet had been persuaded to impersonate her friend Rosa. But wealthy Italian Leo Fortinari appeared fooled by Harriet's pretense, and a powerful attraction now simmered between them. Now he was proposing an engagment of convenience to please his frail grandmother!
Harriet didn't dare confess she was visiting Tuscany in her friend's place—and she had no intention of deceiving an old lady… An engagement to Leo would be disastrous. Such desire was dangerous: Leo was bound to realize Harriet was a fake, once he discovered she was a virgin!
Alex Merrick is rich, handsome and one of the most successful property developers in the country. But to Sarah Carver the arrogant multimillionaire is her worst enemy: his business destroyed her family!
When Sarah gets the chance to take one of Alex's business deals away from him, she relishes her moment of triumph. But the glory doesn't last long—because the gorgeous Alex has an ace up his sleeve. He'll propose a deal Sarah just can't refuse—and make her his mistress as part of the bargain!
It would have been easy for Kate to let Jack seduce her. But if Jack learned the truth, would he be so keen to reclaim his runaway bride?
Connah Carey Jones needs a nanny for his young daughter, and Hester Ward is perfect. She's practical, professional and very pretty— something Connah finds impossible to ignore. When the gorgeous millionaire whisks Hester off to Tuscany, the attraction between them ignites. Connah proposes expanding their business arrangement to include marriage. Hester must choose: leave the man and little girl she's come to love, or resign herself to being Connah's practical, professional and very convenient wife….
Maybe her stepdaughter was right! Imogen was only a young widow, perhaps she did need to fall in love again. But she required a positive angel of a man to restore her faith in herself, and such men did not grow on trees.
But one look into her backyard told Imogen that the answer to her prayers was right there. Gabriel had come to tend her pretty English cottage garden. He was fun, good-looking, and when he kissed her, Imogen was in seventh heaven! But should she risk getting involved? After all, Gabriel was her employee, and surely younger than herself….
"Catherine George…keeps readers thoroughly entranced."
"I didn't imagine a woman like you would have reached your age without several men in her life…."
Olivia's carefully cultivated veneer of indifference was usually enough to deter admirers. But Max Hamilton seemed determined to find out what lay beneath. Was he spurred on by genuine attraction to her and the romantic atmosphere of northern Italy? Or was it that he found Olivia's coolness—the result of the harrowing experience of her first marriage—a challenge?
Getting an interview with mediahating billionaire Alexei Drakos was never going to be easy, but Eleanor Markham is nothing if not resourceful! If she can get this international rebel on his home turf—the beautiful island of Kyrkiros—he might be persuaded to open up… Alexei's first instinct is to banish her, furious that Eleanor has invaded his sanctuary. But the feisty Eleanor appeals to him, and it has been too long since a beautiful woman has warmed his bed. He strikes a deal: an exclusive interview in return for a few nights in his exclusive company…
"Great read, exciting and pacey."—Belinda, Retired, Heathfield
The perfect solution…
Jo fell for Rufus Grierson the day he married her best friend. But Jo kept her feelings to herself, for Claire's sake.
After Claire was so tragically taken from them, it seemed that Rufus had no cause to see Jo again, until the night of his wedding anniversary when he shared his grief with her, and neither could deny their mutual attraction.
Passion led to pregnancy, and Jo was surprised when Rufus asked her to marry him. She said yes, for one simple reason: she loved him.
But to be a father was what Rufus wanted most of all….
PENNINGTON. A place where dreams come true!
The Billionaire's Christmas Gift by Carole Mortimer
Nick Steele's heart is closed to everyone but his daughter. He will do anything to make this Christmas special for his little girl, though sharing the holidays with her impossibly attractive teacher wasn't at all what he had planned. But the lovely and vibrant Ms. Beth Morgan soon has Nick rethinking his own wish list. Might there be room for one more special lady in his life?
One Christmas Night in Venice by Jane Porter
Five years ago a car accident killed her husband and unborn child—or so Diane Mayer had thought. Then she sees Dominic Coducci alive and well before her eyes, looking as shocked as she! Dom is determined to put his family back together, whatever it takes. But Diane needs to be sure about her husband's feelings before she can share his bed again.
Snowbound with the Millionaire by Catherine George
Georgia had no intention of spending her Christmas marooned with a sexy millionaire. She wanted to be alone, to lick her wounds and nurse her broken heart. But Chance—her gorgeous rescuer—was making it difficult for Georgia to concentrate on her misery! Though a snowstorm raged outside the mansion, inside things were quickly heating up….
The night that Rose Palmer met enigmatic Italian tycoon Dante Fortinari she threw caution to the wind, allowing him to sweep her off her feet and into his bed! But by the next morning Dante was gone, leaving Rose heartbroken, alone…and pregnant.
Two years later, Rose comes face-to-face with the father of her daughter and can no longer hide the truth of that night. She knew he'd be angry, but never expected him to demand marriage! She longs to accept, but can her heart withstand life with a man who might never love her back?
When Naomi's journalist sister asked her to infiltrate The Lair of the Dragon, Bran Llewellyn's private retreat, Naomi felt she couldn't refuse.
But she hated the deception! She had to pose as Bran's new secretary, and soon discovered that the man, who was such an intriguing mystery to the newspapers, had been temporarily blinded in an accident. Worse, working so closely together meant that there was an undeniable attraction between them.
Naomi's conscience told her that she couldn't keep her secret for much longer. And common sense chided that Bran's sight would eventually be restored. But if she revealed her deceit… She hadn't realized how easily she had fallen in love with Bran!
Successful barrister Piers Audley was a master of the art of persuasion. Handsome and sophisticated, he could charm his way into any woman's heart…except Chloe's. For years she'd cherished a secret passion for another man whom she could never have, and when Piers offered to help her forget the pain of her unrequited love, her world was turned upside down. Chloe discovered that it was one thing to experience love at long distance, but close up it was a different matter. Piers was offering her a real relationship…. Was she brave enough to take the chance?
Count Francesco da Luca doesn't like being made a fool of. When his bride fled the marriage bed, he vowed she'd pay the debt she owed him—their wedding night!
But Alicia Cross is no longer the trembling, naive innocent he married—and she won't be pushed around by the masterful count. His runaway bride is proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated—until he discovers she's still a virgin. The wedding night Francesco wanted is his for the taking!
But then Anna is forced to live with Ryder on his English country estate, and the tension between them turns to temptation. Anna is a career-minded city girl with no plans to settle down. But Ryder needs a wife, and he's decided that Anna will become his lady-of-the-manor bride!
Ewen Fraser's rakish reputation went before him—Rosanna had read the newspapers, and could see with her own eyes his collection of girlfriends, past and present...
The Charmed ...
But that didn't stop her falling for him—he was funny, tender, warm and sexy, and working closely with him was a joy...
Rosanna was tempted. Ewen was all that she'd ever wanted, but could she trust her instincts when they told her that Ewen, the infamous lover-and-leaver, had marriage at heart after all?
Luke Armytage can't get over the change in Saskia. The moody, ugly-duckling teenager has grown into a very desirable swan.
Saskia is surprised at her intense feelings for Luke. He's as assured and good-looking as ever, but now, for the first time, that devastating, sexy charm is all for her.
Since both of them are single, there's no reason they shouldn't get involved. Stepbrother and stepsister they may be, but they aren't related by blood.
However, rumors of their relationship are running rife in the outside world….
Leonie returns for her brother's twenty-first birthday—and meets Jonah! He's determined to know why she jilted him seven years ago. Secretly Leonie's still in love with Jonah. But does the physical attraction that continues to flare between them mean that Jonah shares her feelings, or is it all part of his plan for revenge?
There's something held-back and vulnerable about Abby, behind her businesslike exterior, but Max is driven by his desire for her to continue his pursuit. He's determined to have her open up, surrender to him, and he'll use any means at his disposal…
A daddy for Christmas…
Sensible Lowri had no intention of succumbing to Adam Hawkridge's careless charm. But Adam persisted, Lowri resisted—and gave in.
Loving Adam had its price—soon Lowri was expecting his baby. He proposed marriage but Lowri knew his heart just wasn't in it. So she jilted him at the altar, pretending her pregnancy was a false alarm.
Two years later, and Lowri was looking forward to spending Christmas with her pride and joy—little Rhosyn. But the festive season would bring with it a series of surprises and shocks—not least that Adam Hawkridge was about to discover the existence of his daughter!
BABY BOOM. Because two's company and three's a family!
The Unmasking of Lady Loveless by Nicola Cornick
This holiday season Lord Alexander Beaumont is on a mission of seduction and revenge, and the target is his estranged wife, Lady Melicent. Once Alex learns that his supposedly inexperienced wife is "Lady Loveless"—the writer of erotic literature setting London alight—he's determined to unmask her for the wanton she really is. But when his Christmas nights with Melicent take an unexpected turn, Alex finds his heart is in danger!
Christmas Reunion by Catherine George
Felicia Maynard hasn't laid eyes on her first love, Gideon Ford, for years, but here he is on her doorstep, looking devastatingly attractive and insisting they spend Christmas together. As the magic of Christmas casts its spell, will Gideon claim Felicia, once and for all, as his bride?
A Mistletoe Masquerade by Louise Allen
Lady Rowan Chilcourt agrees to masquerade as a simple lady's maid to help her friend avert an undesirable marriage. But while working among the servants she meets the handsome Lucas Dacre. As Christmas approaches, Rowan begins to fall for Lucas, until she discovers that she isn't the only one masquerading under the mistletoe&#hellip;.
Tycoon Cam Hillier requires a suitably attractive young lady to grace his arm at this season's fundraising party, but time is running out. So Cam must turn his attention to the woman right under his nose—his dowdy PA, Liz Montrose.
To belle of the ball!
"Personal duties" were not in Liz's job description—but, with her little daughter to clothe and feed, she knows she must go above and beyond. But there will be no sensible suits or thick-rimmed glasses to hide behind tonight! Cam's never noticed her before…but all that's about to change!
Find out why Luc wants revenge, and if Portia will still agree to be his bride, in Catherine George's latest thrilling story...
Staying alone at her family's isolated farmhouse, it doesn't take more than a few restless nights to make her long for a strong and reassuring male presence. But Gabriel knows if she lets Adam into her life, he'll try to tempt her into his bed—and she's determined not to let that happen. Because she suspects Adam of having his own secret seduction agenda....
Moment of truth!
Eleri worked hard at being levelheaded, to make up for one solitary mistake in her teens. But there were times when being sensible was difficult! Take the situation with James Kincaid….
Eleri had been in love with James, her former boss, for ages, and now not only was James begging her to return to the job from which she'd resigned, he made it clear he found her very attractive, too!
Eleri longed to give in to her feelings for James, but forced herself to keep her distance. She had to, because of her secret: what if James discovered that Nico, the boy he thought of as her younger brother, was actually her son?
A place where dreams come true