As a stranger, Flynn had just one imperfection: an overriding obsession with secrecy. Danielle was intrigued—dangerously sexy, Flynn had awakened more than her journalistic curiosity. She sensed a story; she also sensed trouble. The problem was, the more involved she got, the less convinced Danielle was that she was chasing the story and not Flynn! Was she falling for a man who didn't even trust her with his last name?
Or that's how it seems to Clarry Rickard. Two years earlier, Nicolas Dargan had sent his brother, Nigel, out of the country. He'd done it to break up Nigel's engagement to Clarry, and she's hated him ever since.
Now, Clarry—who restores antiques for a living—is offered a wonderful assignment at King's Lodge, an Elizabethan manor in a nearby Midlands village. There's only one catch. The lodge is owned by Nicolas Dargan.
Despite her reservations, Clarry accepts the job. And once again Nicolas invades her life and dominates her feelings. But this time they're not the old familiar feelings of anger, hatred, resentment. No, they're something far worse. She's falling in love with the enemy!
And his kisses rocked the world. It had always been like that between them, but Skye Haywood had learned the hard way that she couldn't trust Rafe Baldwin. He'd shattered any illusions of happy-ever-after, and since then she'd chosen safety over passion.
And she'd been safe until Rafe appeared at her door, asking for help with Sophie, the woman who'd raised them both. For Sophie's benefit, she agreed to spend three weeks in the Australian outback in close quarters with Rafe, but could she risk her heart again by agreeing to pose as his bride?
Master of Wangaree Homestead Guy Radcliffe is from one of the most revered families in the Outback. Now he wants a wife, and a queue of society beauties are at his door! Alana Callaghan is from the wrong side of town and doesn't fit the glamorous, pampered world of the other girls. But that hasn't stopped her from secretly being in love with Guy for years—even though she knows he'll never view her as wife material. A wedding at Wangaree will take place—but can Alana be Guy's bride?
Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind, or his blood. Determined to win her back, he tries to suppress his darkest desires and his need for complete control, and to love Ana on her own terms.
But the horrors of his childhood still haunt him, and Ana’s scheming boss, Jack Hyde, clearly wants her for himself. Can Christian’s confidant and therapist, Dr. Flynn, help him face down his demons? Or will the possessiveness of Elena, his seducer, and the deranged devotion of Leila, his former submissive, drag Christian down into the past?
And if Christian does win Ana back, can a man so dark and damaged ever hope to keep her?
Now a widow, artist Kit Fielding was "finished with men." Her experience with her unfaithful, irresponsible husband, Paul, had left her content to live a quiet life alone. She felt no desire to risk love or marriage again—ever.
That was why Brook disturbed her from the moment they met. He was too attractive…and too sure of himself, too ready to take charge. But he wasn't like her husband—not at all—as Kit discovered when a work assignment brought them together.
Two months in the Caribbean with Brook could change her mind about men. But could it change his? Could it make him forget the faithless wife who'd betrayed him—just as Paul had betrayed Kit?
Sought-after bachelor Linc Mastermann is used to women falling at his feet. But past experience has taught this sheep baron that women aren't to be trusted.
Daniela Adami has come to beautiful Briar's Ridge to escape from her life in London. She's been hurt and her heart is guarded—especially to handsome men.
Linc wants a marriage for the sake of his legacy, and for Daniela, it's a way to keep her heart safe. But could marriage also be what heals t hem both?
After all, Linnet found Cassie, her six-year-old charge, a delight. She would enjoy the time she spent helping the little girl with her English.
It was spending time with Max de Angeli, Cassie's father, that Linnet found confining. She suspected that Max had been partially responsible for his wife's death. She also knew that the wealthy Italian would not let her leave Venice before her six-month contract expired.
Linnet's common sense told her she was temporarily caught in a gilded cage, but in her heart she knew she was a willing captive…forever.
Beth Thomas needed a job and a place to live. David Kane offered her both. But she didn't need to get married. Yet David was making marriage part of his offer, stating matter-of-factly that it would solve both of their problems.
And, on the surface, it seemed as if their arrangement was succeeding. They worked well together. They even lived well together. But that was where the balance ended. David knew of Beth's past, but he'd revealed almost nothing about his own. And if he could cut his own brother out of his life, how could Beth—his wife in name only—tell David that their relationship was becoming extremely important to her?
Parties at the luxurious Blanchard estate draw the cream of society. Dressed to impress, glamorous women swathed in diamonds and designer outfits make a beeline for Boyd Blanchard, heir to the family business—and the most eligible bachelor in Australia.
Leona has known Boyd since she was a child, and he still has the power to turn her emotions inside out. But he is so out of her league that she carefully hides behind a wall of cool indifference. Until the kiss that sets the tongues of society wagging and gives Boyd the means he's been waiting for to make the stubborn, sensual redhead his….
In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world.
Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.
Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Catia couldn't believe she was only a pawn in a game of honor and revenge. A family feud dating back centuries had no relevance to her life. But it obviously meant everything to her beloved grandfather, who'd used her to honor a long-outstanding debt.
Catia had married Nicolò because she loved him, and because she'd thought he loved her. But it was clear that, to him, she was merely a payment. She'd learned the truth too late to stop the marriage, but she still had time to extract her revenge.
Alix had worked hard to become a top-notch journalist. So she wasn't about to let the interview of a lifetime escape her—even if it meant flying thousands of miles to track down the elusive Jake Hunter.
But the cynical tycoon wasn't willing to cooperate—he had no time for pushy reporters. Which left Alix no choice but to force her way on board his yacht. And if a sudden storm hadn't left them stranded on a deserted island, she would have gotten her story without any problem….
Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love.
Then, after a chance meeting with Zack Winter, a television producer visiting Manhattan from Los Angeles, everything changes. Inspired by the true story of her own indomitable grandmother, Kait creates the storyline for a TV series. And when she shares her work with Zack, he is impressed and decides to make this his next big-budget project.
Within weeks, Kait is plunged into a colorful world of actors and industry pros who will bring her vision to life. A cool, competent director. An eccentric young screenwriter. A world-famous actress coping with private tragedy. A reclusive grande dame from Hollywood’s Golden Age. A sizzling starlet whose ego outstrips her abilities. L.A.’s latest “bad boy” actor, whose affairs are setting the city on fire. An unknown ingénue with outsized talent. And a rugged, legendary leading man. As secrets are shared, the cast becomes a second family for Kait. But in the midst of this charmed year, she is suddenly forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother could ever know.
The strength of women—across generations and among friends, colleagues, and family—takes center stage in this irresistible novel, as all-too-real people find the courage to persevere in life’s drama of heartbreak and joy.
But the only way that Nicholas Grant Thornton was going to stay at Thornton Hall would be on Briony's terms. Her stepfather's will had been very clear—the house belonged to her. So why was this arrogant but enigmatic man claiming to be the rightful heir? Until the supposed second will could be found, Nicholas would remain an uninvited guest.
Yet Briony was soon discovering that living under the same roof as Nicholas required more than just house rules. There were rules she was having to make for herself, including one that forbade her to react to Nicholas's appeal. After all, he'd stated that Thronton Hall would be his, and the simplest way to make certain of that would be to marry Briony….
The first time Alex Leeward had seen him, he'd appeared with the sunrise, astride a white horse. But reality had hit—hard—when she'd discovered that he was Marcus Wakeford, the man who'd dumped her sister and affected her father's health.
But having had her money and return ticket to England stolen, Alex's only way of getting home was to work back her passage—helping Marcus transport his horses. Her only safe way home was to make certain that neither the magic of France nor the magnetism of Marcus would seduce her into forgetting that this man she could so easily love was the enemy.
And now I have to pay his debt.
All I have is twenty bucks in my pocket and the clothes on my back. The bank took the house, and my last living relative was murdered. Knuckles threatened to torture me if I ran. He's counting down the days until he'll claim me...making me treasure my final days of freedom.
But I'm not going to wait around. I'm running like hell.
The greatest lingerie designer in the world is looking for new talent for Barsetti Lingerie. I'm not exactly model material, but maybe I can get a job doing something...and get paid under the table.
But when I meet the infamous Conway Barsetti, he has other plans for me.
Did I just run away from one monster into the arms of another...?
It seemed that Christie had always loved Lucas Merrick. He was so tall, so handsome, so wonderful. Then, one night, all Christie's dreams came true….
But it was soon clear to Christie that Lucas wasn't interested in happily-ever-after, so she fled to London—pregnant and unwed.
Four years later, circumstances force her to return—with her daughter. And she can't help wondering if Lucas will ask who Sara's father is…or if he'll even care.
Caron Lorimer had never met a man quite like him and she wasn't sure if she could cope. But she couldn't help falling in love with him. And that was where her problems began. Lawson Savage didn't intend to get involved with her or any woman on a full-time basis, and made that perfectly clear. "I'll take my pleasure when and where I like, but I'll never trust another woman."
Caron, of course, didn't see herself as just "another woman." And she was determined that Lawson Savage wouldn't, either!
When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
He's the toast of Australian society…
Cattleman Cal McKendrick is under pressure from his family to produce an heir for the magnificent McKendrick homestead that lies deep in the Outback. Then he discovers he's already a father!
She's the mother of the son he never knew he had
Gina Romano had loved Cal with all her soul. But in her heart she'd known she'd never be good enough for him or his society family—so she'd kept her pregnancy secret. Now that Cal knows the truth, he demands she marry him. But Gina wants Cal's love, not just to be his convenient bride.…
But Kathryn knew there wasn't….
Since Derek's rejection, she had felt like a shell, and she had no intention of ever exposing her heart to hurt again! Rex Panther could stalk her as much as he wanted, he could try to crack her ice-maiden image, but she would not succumb.
Kathryn knew they had no future together—how could they? So Rex must never know that she was beginning to fall in love with him….
Businessman Drake Rivelin was still Sapphire's husband. But their marriage was long since over, killed by Drake's driving ambition and lack of consideration. Their parting had been all his fault. Now they met again and Drake was acting as if Sapphire were to blame for their breakup.
Despite everything, she still loved him. But was it worth the effort to try and sort things out? Because she was no longer sure how Drake felt. Exactly what did he want from her?
As they race against time to find answers, unexpected forces pull them apart. Ryan's brothers, Talon and Jonah, rally to help, wanting to end the struggle and finally bring the last perpetrators to justice. But another riddle surfaces, deepening the rift between Ruby and Ryan. Will they salvage their relationship and finally unravel the mysteries surrounding them?
Brought up as a sheltered Southern belle, Mellie found her introduction to life in the Everglades a bit of a shock. Benjamin Cage, the complete opposite of her polished congressman fiancé, was another shock. Ben forced Mellie to question the values she had been taught to believe in all her life and encouraged her to think for herself. As Mellie came to know Ben, she wondered if there was something missing from her life, which only he could provide. After all, their ancestors had loved each other, so could it be that Mellie and Ben were destined to follow in their footsteps?
"Do you really imagine that people are going to believe that this marriage is for real?"
Helen was facing a "no win" scenario: she could either marry Jacob Hunt or find herself, and her father, out on the street.
The question was—why did Jacob want to marry her? He'd hated her and her family all those years ago. Now the local bad boy had made good and Jacob was in a position to dictate terms.
The answer was obvious. Jacob was settling old scores! And, unfortunately for her, Jacob believed that marriage was for life….
"Helen has weaved a delicately balanced story of intrigue, secrets and passion, which practically melts the pages." -Bare Naked Words
"The love story between Talon and Jade continues in Obsession. An apt title to be sure, because everyone is obsessed. Dear Ms. Helen Hardt, I toss many profanities your way for making me wait. Though I give you my deepest gratitude for building the anticipation of what I’m sure will be an epic culmination to an amazing series. " -Heroes and Heartbreakers
"Talon and Jade's chemistry sizzles and the love scenes will melt your heart and your Kindle." -The Book Sirens
"I am loving this series so freaking much… The story line is one that will have you completely engrossed…" -Wicked Babes Blog
"Helen left my head spinning and my mind racing a mile a minute. I need to know what the secrets are... " -The Book Fairy Reviews
Jade Roberts is in love with Talon Steel but no longer welcome in his home. While she resolves to move on, she still longs for the passion she and Talon shared…and when her boss asks her to dig up information on the Steels, she’s only too happy to comply. Talon and his brothers are hiding something, and Jade is determined to find out what it is.
The moment Talon saw Jade he wanted her, ached for her, craved her…and now his desire has become his obsession. He knows she deserves better than his broken soul, but he can’t stay away from her, and he finally confesses his love. If he and Jade are to have a future, he knows he must make peace with the dark shadows and horrors of his past.
But as Talon begins his journey of healing, Jade uncovers some startling secrets…
Corin Rylance is super-handsome, super-rich and sets women's hearts aflutter!
Miranda Thornton is no exception. She secretly loves Corin, but, raised as a farmer's daughter, she's hardly a match for Australia's most eligible bachelor!
Corin's sister takes Miranda under her wing and she gets to sample their glittering lifestyle—sipping champagne and dining in the finest restaurants. But it's the tingles and electricity that sizzle when Corin is near that really make this ordinary girl feel like a million dollars….
"It's not as if we married for the usual reasons!" Briony protested as Finn Lawrence carried her off on their honeymoon…. But, at first, their marriage seemed to have a chance. Then everything started to go wrong! Briony discovered that Finn had his own reasons for marrying her. And, worse still, he thought Briony still loved the man who'd jilted her! Was it too late, Briony wondered, to convince Finn that she'd suddenly realized how much her wedding vows meant to her?
Max Falconer didn't have a very high opinion of Cairo. In fact, she was just the kind of woman that he wanted to avoid. Glamorous, beautiful, immaculately dressed…. He couldn't think of anything worse!
Cairo Kingswood didn't care what Max thought of her. She had one thing on her mind—to make a success of her business for her family's sake. And if that involved a few white lies—then so be it!
Unfortunately for the two of them, they had ended up stranded in the desert together. It was a potentially explosive situation!
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees.
Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian’s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity. And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past.
Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to make Ana’s deepest fears turn to reality.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Holt has battled with trust in the past, so he's surprised to find that having Marissa in his home seems like the most natural thing in the world.
Is it possible that the new nanny may be the perfect wife…?
Newspaper boss Adam Schofield didn't normally have problems attracting women. Rich, successful and dynamic, he had most of the qualities that appealed to the opposite sex.
But Millie was impervious to his charms. Adam was the man who had tried to wreck her brother's life. And she had every intention of making him pay for it….
Charlotte Prescott is stunned when Riverbend homestead's new owner walks through the door. All these years later her heart still beats to his name. Rohan Costello.
Rohan was Charlotte's shining white knight until he disappeared before she had the chance to tell him she was pregnant.
Rohan is still torn over the woman he believes chose money over love. Now a self-made millionaire, the tables have turned, but a blond, blue-eyed little boy is about to change everything….
Janey might be small—but she was tough! She was also determined to take revenge on Blaze Hamilton who, she was convinced, had caused her father's illness….
But how could she prove Blaze's guilt? Drastic action was called for, so here she was, up to her knees in mud on a building site…and loving every minute of it! Her only problem was gathering enough evidence to ruin Blaze. Not easy when the man turned out to be formidably clever—and more gorgeous than Janey could ever have dreamed….
Nothing had prepared Lora Seaton for a man like Luc de la Falaise! Faced with the man's devastating good looks and Gallic charm, Lora found it all too easy to forget that she was Luc's prisoner, a pawn in a game of revenge she didn't understand. And whatever her elaborate plans for escape, she knew that Luc would always hold her heart captive!
He wants to keep me all to himself.
I inspire him in ways no one else does.
Now I'm living with him in his beautiful mansion, and I don't feel like a prisoner anymore. I'm free to do what I want, with some limitations. But he treats me so coldly, seeing me as an object rather than a person.
His family comes by for lunch and he tells me to stay in my room so they won't see me.
But I have a better idea. I'll make them believe I'm his girlfriend, that we live together and we're in love. Unless he treats me better, I'll tell his parents and sister what our arrangement really is.
And humiliate him.
After her uncharacteristic behavior made headline news, buttoned-up Olivia Balfour has been sent far away from home. The English rose will work for Clint McAlpine—a cattle baron who's as fierce and untamed as his Outback station. But she's shocked when Clint informs her that she's entirely at his beck and call.
The cattle king is determined to get beyond Olivia's prim exterior…and, under the heat of the Australian sun, he'll enjoy slowly unbuttoning her at each and every step of the way!
"I want you to be my wife."
Kyle had asked Liane to marry him not once, but twice, which at least should have argued sincerity on his part. Or, perhaps it was just determination—if he was serious, wouldn't he have told her that he loved her?
Seven years ago, Liane would have had no doubts. But then their affair had ended in bitterness and anguish, and she hadn't seen Kyle since. So how could she be certain that he wasn't just out to get his revenge!
"Sorry Christian and Gideon, there’s a new heartthrob for you to contend with. Meet Talon. Talon Steel." -Booktopia
"Possession brings Talon Steel's story to a conclusion, wrapping up a thrilling mystery intertwined with some amazingly hot sex scenes... the buildup to the protagonists discovery keeps the pages moving at a rapid-fire pace. " -RT Book Reviews
"I'm dead from the strongest book hangover ever. Helen exceeded every expectation I had for this book. It was heart pounding, heartbreaking, intense, full throttle genius. " -Tina at Bookalicious Babes Blog
"WOAH. Helen Hardt has truly blown me away with this series. It is dark, emotional, intense, horrifying, and utterly beautiful all mixed together. " -Pretty Little Book Reviews
"Such a beautiful torment - the waiting, the anticipation, the relief that only comes briefly before more questions arise, and the wait begins again... Check. Mate. Ms. Hardt..." -Bare Naked Words
"The love scenes are beautifully written and so scorching hot I’m fanning my face just thinking about them." -The Book Sirens
Jade Roberts’s love for Talon Steel is the real deal, and she’s more determined than ever to help him come to grips with whatever is haunting him. To that end, she continues her investigation of the Steels…and unknowingly attracts some dangerous foes from their shrouded history.
Talon loves Jade deeply and longs to possess her forever, so he faces his worst fears and exposes his rawest wounds in an attempt to heal. The road is icy and treacherous, but if he perseveres and comes out whole on the other side, he’ll finally be worthy of Jade’s love.
The untamed passion between the two still blazes, but as the horrors of Talon’s past resurface, Jade and Talon aren’t safe…
Laura had fallen in love with Luis Rivera at first sight. Theirs had been a fairy-tale romance—until the wedding night! Then everything had fallen apart and Laura had run as far and as fast as she could.
Now Luis had come to take Laura back to Spain and she had to face up to the reality of her marriage. And the reality was that Luis didn't love her. However, that didn't alter his resolution to keep her. As far as he was concerned, marriage was for life! He wasn't going to settle for anything less and Laura couldn't settle for anything less than his love.
Royston Stirling has all the strength, money, and power that his infamous father wielded over the family cattle station deep in the dusty bush of Australia’s Channel Country. But from the moment she sees him, Amelia Boyd knows Royce struggles to be a better man. His tense energy attracts her, fueling the spell of remote, manor-like Kooralya and its lush gardens of gardenia and roses—even as she recognizes that the wedding bringing their families together is a terrible mistake.
Amelia knows her sister has snared Royce’s brother more out of greed than passion. But she can’t abandon her, no matter how conniving she seems. And with the groom besotted with Amelia even as he prepares to walk down the aisle, the ill-fated match stirs up nightmares of the past.
Amelia might almost forgive Royce’s suspicions. But the arrogance of a wounded man is a powerful force, one Amelia knows too well. And as the desire brewing between Royce and Amelia grows irresistible, the distrust, heartache, and family secrets seething beneath the surface are bound to burst
forth . . .
“If you’ve never read Margaret Way before, you’re in for a treat!” —New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer
Daniel Sinclair had always aroused strong feelings in Kat. But for as long as she could remember, it was his gentle brother, her childhood friend James, that she'd hoped to marry one day. But fate had other plans!
James was all set to marry another girl, and suddenly Daniel was back in Kat's life, turning it upside down with his brooding, seductive charisma. But there were dark secrets hidden in their past: had so much water passed under their bridge that she and Daniel could never be friends…or lovers?
It's a media scandal! Flame-haired beauty Amber Wyatt has gate-crashed her ex-fiancé's glamorous society wedding! Groomsman Cal McFarlane knows she's trouble, but when Amber loses her job, the rugged cattle rancher comes to the rescue. He needs a nanny, and if it makes his baby nephew happy, he's willing to play with fire….
After her fiancé's betrayal, Jonquil made a promise—never to fall in love again! But when Slade Alexander starts taking more than a casual interest in her, she's intrigued.
The man is an enigma. Wealth and success have made him tough, yet he treats his tiny ward, Natalie, with a tenderness that makes Jonquil long to be part of a real family. But then she discovers the real reason for Slade's interest in her….
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house.
But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades.
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Enrico Meliora's emotions were carved in stone and just as hard. He was cynical about love, scornful of romance and burning with bitterness. He was like a fallen angel, and no woman had ever been able to move him!
So why wasn't Tania able to leave him? When he tortured her emotions, why did she always end up begging for more? What was it about Enrico that made her a prisoner of his passions?
Clio Templeton has loved Josh Hart since she was nine years old, when he saved her cousin from drowning. She's never forgotten how his cheek felt beneath her lips as she rewarded him with a kiss.
Years later, Josh has returned to the town that wrote him off as a bad seed—and the one woman who saw the true bravery beneath his bravado. But the small town has a long memory, and he can't risk the darkness of his past casting a shadow over the shining light of the local sweetheart….
Andrew Donaldson had been a close friend as well as an employer and had chosen to leave his entire estate in Zimbabwe to Tiffany. His reasons for doing so were a secret, which he had begged Tiffany to keep, and she had no intention of breaking faith with him.
But her refusal to make any explanations that would clear her name led attractive lawyer Mark Rowlands to think the worst of her. Which wouldn't have mattered at all if Tiffany hadn't fallen hook, line and sinker for him. Alone in a strange country, what was Tiffany to do?
Ruby Lee loves Ryan and desperately wants to help him. She’ll do whatever she must to see him through this troubling time, but her own shrouded past still haunts her, and she’s determined to put an end to both of their mysteries once and for all. But the more she uncovers, the more danger she’s in…and she may lose Ryan forever.
Poor boy Nick Konrads has made good and returned to the Australian town that sent him packing seven years ago. His crime? Falling for tender, innocent Suzannah—who had betrayed their love.As the new owner of her once-glorious family home, Nick now intends to make Suzannah pay. But he cannot deny his feelings still run deep for her. And then he looks into Suzannah's six-year-old daughter's eyes and recognizes…his own child.
Mandy had big plans for her ranch, and she wasn't going to give up on them just because Brett Carpenter objected! The rugged foreman seemed determined to stand in her way, and Mandy knew she was asking for trouble by challenging him. He was used to being the boss, and didn't take kindly to Mandy giving him orders! But Mandy was no quitter. And, besides, she was beginning to enjoy doing battle with the irresistibly attractive Brett….
Quinn Wilder offers "a perfect mix of everything that makes a great love story."
—Affaire de Coeur
Tough and uncompromising, Doyle had no time for the whims of a pampered little rich girl! From the moment Gabrielle had stepped off the plane, her elegance and sophistication had riled him.
How was Doyle to know that Gabrielle's brittle facade held a deep vulnerability and need for love? Gabby was determined to meet the challenge in Doyle's silver-blue eyes. His arrogance sparked a powerful reaction in her—was it anger or desire?
Dreams can come true in Jennifer Taylor's spellbinding new trilogy. Look out for Desert Moon next month!
An epic tale of modern day Australia, where greed, desire, tragedy, and ambition collide . . .
Alexandra Ross has always known Lavender Hill will be hers one day. The grand old house, with its waving jacaranda fronds circling around it like a canopy against the white-hot Australian sun. The acres of orchards, trees heavy with sweet-smelling mangoes and prickly pink lychee. The rushing emerald creek that claimed her brother’s life; the genteel boudoir where her mother died of grief, gin, and stroke. Even the quad bike her bullheaded father uses to tear around the plantation like a teenager, as his covetous young wife plays tea party with Alex’s mother’s favorite china.
Someday Alex will undo her father’s blunders and be the good neighbor her childhood friend Rafe Rutherford deserves. The yearning she feels for Rafe can never overcome the heartbreak they’ve lived through together, but at least she will have his companionship.
Until her father is killed and the plantation is divided. If she wants to keep the land she loves Alex must break free of guilt and hesitation. And once she begins to fight for what her heart desires, there’s no telling where she’ll stop . . .