It had been seven years since Maxi Ambro had been home, seven years since she'd scandalized her family by stealing her sister's fiancé.
Now the prodigal daughter was back—met both with open arms and open hostility. But no one's reactions were as condemning as those of Kerr Devereaux. He was determined to make Maxi pay for a debt that went far deeper than those owed to her family.
For her sister's sake, Maxi had little choice but to go along with his plan to pose as his lover. She vowed it was no more than a game, but Kerr was taking their charade very seriously….
Kay Napier was a happy, intelligent young woman who had been brought up in a loving home. But then lightning struck…
The first bolt came in the disturbingly attractive shape of Ben Radford.
The second—the unraveling of a well-kept secret—was a very challenge to her identity. She wasn't who she thought she was! But then something else came to light… Ben wanted her body, but not her love… He was marrying Nita!
Being forced to spend Christmas with his godfather's mistress was not Quinn Mannion's idea of fun. Laura Maclane might be beautiful, but Quinn had no doubt she was a heartless gold digger. Why else would his godfather have left money to an attractive younger woman?
…and the mistress
Laura had never wanted money—she'd just wanted to get to know her father. Unfortunately, now that he was dead, who would believe she was his daughter? Certainly not Quinn. Infuriated, Laura decided to play up to his expectations of her—and soon Quinn wanted her as his mistress….
Six years later, Sam is widowed and unexpectedly reunited with Ransom. Now he believes her to be a selfish gold digger. But the sexual pull between them is still so strong! Ransom proposes a redhot affair to get her out of his system.
However, Ransom's desire is not so easily satisfied….
Aimi Carteret is determined to put her past behind her. But one man seems equally determined to breach her defenses. Aimi has to resist…has to…for the sake of her reputation.
Wealthy businessman Jonas Berkeley knows there is much more to Aimi than her buttoned-up demeanor suggests; he wants to discover the feisty Aimi in his bed. But as Aimi surrenders to him, Jonas discovers the dark secrets that make her so defiant—and only he can tame her….
Hunter Jamieson has been furious to discover that his cousin's intended bride was the same little gold digger who had run out on him only days before. And it seemed Reba Wyeth was up to her old tricks….
She needed money—fast. And marrying Eliot Thorson III seemed the perfect deal. He'd get a beautiful woman on his arm. Reba would get the cash. Simple. Only Hunter Jamieson stood in her way. She had made the mistake of falling for the man, only to have to say goodbye. She'd had her reasons, of course, but Hunter wasn't interested in explanations—only revenge!
The wedding was off! If Reba wanted money she could have it, but on one condition—that she become his mistress!
Of Trail of Love:
"Amanda Browning's portrayal of one woman's difficult search for the truth packs a wallop in itself, but when paired with an obsessive love, readers get twice the fun."—Romantic Times
A troubled childhood and a disastrous love affair had left Michaela older and wiser—and vowing never to get close to anyone again. And that certainly included photographer Ryan Douglas with his legendary reputation as a womanizer!
Ryan was determined to believe that Mickey had encouraged her half sister to run off with his wealthy nephew—and he was going to make Mickey pay the price by demanding that she join his search for the missing pair.
Ryan was Mickey's enemy: he had the power to threaten the whole fabric of her life—and even if she wasn't able to avoid being with him, she could refuse to fall in love!
Five years before, Pierce had married Alix one day—and rejected her the next. And why? Because she had been his route to a fleet of ships and his revenge. He had been passionate and she had been in love—but once was enough for Alix to have her fingers burned!
Now he was back and as demanding as ever. She must now marry him to help her sick father and the ailing family business—and again she had no choice. But this time things were different. Before she had loved him, now she hated him. She was determined not to suffer again as she had before—but was he too hot to handle?
Lucas Antonetti was furious when Sofie left him shortly after their honeymoon. But six years later he has tracked her down and can finally have his runaway bride pay the price of her desertion: she's still his wife and she will act as one—both in and out of the bedroom!
Lucas doesn't know the real, heartbreaking reason Sofie walked out on their marriage. But it's only a matter of time before he discovers her other secret…. And when Lucas finds he has a son, his desire for vengeance is even stronger!
Only, flirting turns into a genuine desire on Joel's part—and true love on Kathryn's. Embarking on a passionate affair, Kathryn conceals her feelings, knowing Joel doesn't believe in love. Then suddenly, to her amazement, her bachelor playboy proposes....