Nurse Emily Tyler has come to Greece with good intentions. But Nikolaos Leonidas sees only a gold digger, with eyes fixed on his family's fortune. It's his plan to expose the fragile beauty. A weekend of champagne and seduction on his opulent yacht ought to do the trick.
By the time Emily has proved her integrity, it's too late. She's fallen for the daredevil Greek. But his risk-taking lifestyle makes cautious Emily wary—especially now that she's pregnant with the Leonidas heir!
No-strings sex is what Mikos expects. But soon his mission becomes more, and he whisks Gina away to his island retreat. He thinks she is a perfect part-time mistress— until he starts to want this woman for the rest of his life—.
As their convenient marriage becomes real, and old desires are rekindled, Paolo can't help feeling that Caroline's hiding something. A secret involving him....
Now a family crisis brings successful businesswoman Molly home. What if doctor Dan learns about their child? She tries desperately to resist him—knowing that one moment in his arms will reveal her precious secret….
Dario Costanzo's wife…in name only…
He married her, bedded her and she gave him an heir—and that was all he wanted. Until Maeve suffered a devastating accident that meant she had no recollection of her husband or her little son.
Maeve's mind might not remember Dario, but her body certainly does—every time they touch it's electric! Is this fiercely handsome man really her husband?
To reawaken his lost wife Dario will start a slow seduction, to remind her just how good together they can be….
But when Jenna told Edmund she was pregnant, he was far from dismayed. It seemed he had his own agenda, and marriage to Jenna was just what he needed.... Why?
Brianna Connelly is the last person Dimitrios Giannakis wants to see again. But the stunning supermodel could hold the key to saving his daughter's life….
Brianna will do anything for her niece, except let Dimitrios break her heart again. Only, the chemistry between Brianna and the enigmatic tycoon is as strong as ever, and it leads to an unexpected proposal….
Then Brianna discovers the best chance for her niece is a transplant from a sibling. Is Dimitrios's proposal just a ruthless determination to have her conceive his baby?
Dominic's child was also Sophie's son…
Sophie and Dominic shared one night of love…the result was Ryan.
Sophie was determined to bring the baby up by herself. After all, Dominic had made it perfectly clear that Sophie was the person responsible for ruining his life. But, if that was the case, why did he pursue her and propose marriage to her? On the point of accepting, Sophie was devastated by the arrival of Dominic's fiancée. Who would Dominic choose now?
FROM HERE TO PATERNITY—men who find their way to fatherhood by fair means, by foul, or even by default!
It's true that Lily does have a secret. But she's determined that Sebastian will trust her on her terms before she'll reveal anything. Or she'll only ever stay his mistress....
He'd bargained on a bride, but not on a baby!
Arlene Russell may be naive and vulnerable, but she's more than a match for arrogant Italian Domenico Silvaggio d'Avalos.
Arlene refuses to become Domenico's mistress. Though her business is in trouble, she won't be bought! But Domenico is determined to make Arlene his convenient bride. Especially when she gives him a Christmas gift greater than money could buy!
Leila wasn't marrying her boss, Dante Rossi, for his money, contrary to office gossip. She loved him and she believed he felt the same…until the reappearance of her millionaire ex-boyfriend. Suddenly it wasn't just jealous colleagues who believed she was a gold digger—so did Dante!
Only the unexpected news of her pregnancy stopped him from calling off the wedding. But Leila wished Dante was marrying because he loved her, not just because she was the mother of his unborn twins….
She's sexy, she's successful…and she's PREGNANT!
Lucas Flynn was still a dish, as tempting as he had been eleven years before when Emily had placed her naive teenage self in his bed and let him seduce her.
Those years hadn't made Lucas any more kindly disposed to Emily—who longed to tell him about the consequences of their one-night stand, and that she'd never stopped wanting him. But this time she wasn't going to offer herself to him on a plate. If Lucas ever made love to Emily again, it would be because he had come to her!
Ben couldn't deny the baby was his, or deny him a loving childhood. But how could he tell his new bride that he had a son who was about to become part of their family? He could only hope that their love for each other was strong enough to cope with this totally unexpected wedding gift….
It's not long before their shared passion leads to pregnancy and Anton insists on marrying Diana. But his intense desire to father a child causes Diana to question his motives for marriage….
Corinne Mallory knows little of Raffaello Orsini, other than that he's super-rich and darkly handsome. When Raffaello offers marriage for the sake of his children, Corinne rejects his outrageous proposal…until a financial crisis drives her to the altar with the fiery Sicilian.
Once in Sicily, Raffaello makes it quite clear he doesn't expect a marriage in name only. He wants her body and soul, and when she comes to his bed she must be hot, willing and ready for his love….
What if you gave six authors the same opening paragraph and let their imagination fly? That's what we've done in A Valentine from Harlequin: Six Degrees of Romance!
Experience the variety Harlequin romance has to offer with this collection of novellas from six Harlequin series, including the passionate drama of Harlequin Presents, steamy encounters of Harlequin Blaze, spooky and sensual tales of Harlequin Nocturne, and more.
Collection includes novellas by Nancy Warren, Catherine Spencer, Margaret Moore, Maggie Shayne, Michele Hauf and Christine Bell.
Soon after rebel Joe Donnelly's sizzling night with debutante Imogen Palmer, she had fled. But ten years later, she was back—just as exquisite as ever. And Joe wanted answers. For he had stumbled upon the secret behind her hasty departure—she'd been pregnant with his child….
In search for the truth, Joe was about to uncover an astonishing story that would culminate in a heart-rending reunion with the daughter he never knew he had, and her beautiful mother, Imogen—a woman he should never have allowed to get away….
Michael finds little Jeremy safe and utterly loved by his new mom, the lovely Camille. Soon passion takes over. But Camille is unaware that Jeremy is Michael's son. How can Michael tell her the truth—and keep both his child and the woman he adores?
Demetrio Bertoluzzi is tall, dark and gorgeous. Why he works single-handedly to restore his old family home remains as much a mystery as how he funds the job. Natalie finds herself drawn to him like a moth to the flame. But to surrender her innocence to this man could be her undoing….
By a lively, lonely four-year-old…and his handsome, eligible guardian…
Pierce Wagner was getting used to changes in his once orderly life, now that he was responsible for his cousin's little boy. Apart from having a four-year-old running riot through his luxury home, he was also having to take orders from Tommy's beautiful but headstrong new nanny!
Nicole's natural flair with Tommy soon bowled Pierce over, and not only was he now playing father, he was also considering another new role—as Nicole's husband.
Would he still want to marry Nicole when he discovered that she had failed to tell him one important detail about herself—something that would explain her immediate bond with Tommy…?
He wanted her now—but what about forever?
Adam Cabot was back—and determined to reclaim Georgia as his bride!
But Georgia had no intention of coming meekly to heel. She told herself she was done with loving Adam, and now she planned to marry safe, rich Steven.
Adam had caused Georgia more heartache than he could possibly know, yet here he was, thinking that he just had to tell her he wanted her and she'd fall back into his arms…and his bed. Of course she wouldn't!
So why was she finding it so difficult to tell Adam no?
In fact, Claire had sworn she'd always wait for the right man, but Zach seemed to think she was a gold digger! How could she prove before Christmas was over that, far from just a brief fling, what she wanted was to be his wife?
One out-of-control, passion-filled night later, and Jane was in trouble. Not only had she fallen in love with Liam, she could be pregnant as well! Knowing Liam had vowed never to risk his emotions and marry again, could Jane bear the thought of a proposal just for the baby's sake?
The Past: It's 1939, and eighteen-year-old Anna meets Marco in Italy. They fall madly in love, a love she knows will last forever. Even though, within months, they're separated by war. Even though she's told that Marco is dead....
The Present: Anna, who'd entered into a marriage of convenience, is widowed, and so is Marco. Long after the war, she discovered that he'd survived. Now she wants to return to Italy, to Marco, for one final visit.
The Future: Anna's adored granddaughter, Carly, accompanies her-and when Carly begins to fall for Marco's grandson, she wonders if they can have the life together their grandparents never could.
These were the last words Melody Worth ever expected to hear form James Logan's lips. She happened to be very wealthy, which had never been a problem till now…and James seemed to despise her because of her money. That Melody liked helping other people, including James's father, had no effect on James. In fact, he accused her of interfering!
Melody didn't know how to cope with obstinate, infuriating James…. Then it suddenly hit her! She was in love with James, but he insisted they had no future together. Melody would simply have to change his mind.
Mac knows there's no contest when it comes to one of his vows: a child is missing and he will track her down. But can he stick to his other promise—and keep Linda at arm's length?
When plain-Jane Alex McGuire indulged in an innocent flirtation with a staggeringly perfect stranger, she never expected their paths to cross again.
Meek and dowdy Alex was the ideal distraction for Gabriel Cruz in his heady playboy days…. But, now that he's running the Cruz family business, frivolous distractions are a thing of the past.
So on Alex's first day of her new job she not only finds her perfect stranger is her boss…but she must tell him that their short affair left a lasting impression!
Little did Alissa know that Jethro was a ruthless millionaire businessman, who was determined to have her in his life-and his bed-forever...
But it got worse: her charismatic ex-boss, Brant Cadman, was raising her real son—and she his!
Brant made Annie an irresistible proposition—marry him. Annie knew both their sons needed their mom and dad. Plus, she couldn't deny the intense physical attraction between them…because once they'd shared a night of love….
Then billionaire Lee Richardson hires her. Stormy, complex and autocratic, he needs a wife—and he wants Rhiannon! Swept out of her sensible shoes, Rhiannon agrees. But as secrets begin to emerge, she wonders if she can trust her new husband….
Sadie Carteret and Nikos Konstantos were once blissfully in love. They planned the wedding of the year, and hoped that their union would create a powerful dynasty.
But business and pleasure should never be mixed. Nikos was accused of scheming for Sadie's money and title and was systematically destroyed by her family. The wedding was canceled, the relationship in tatters.
Now the ruthless billionaire has built himself back up from scratch. He will clear his name and demand what was rightfully his….
Sadie must love, honor and…obey….
"I hate you Greg Prescott…I just hate you."
Five years ago, Greg had deceived Abbie, and now fate had delivered even crueler blows. Abbie's sister and brother-in-law had been tragically killed, and Abbie found herself in America, as the joint guardian of her beloved twin nieces…a guardianship she shared with Greg. He wouldn't hear of her taking the little girls back to England. But if she wanted to stay with them she was faced with a cruel alternative—a loveless marriage to Greg, who made it quite plain that he expected to share her bed….
Cassandra refused to let Lang hijack her wedding plans, but he had a seductive hold over her: he was gorgeous, sexy-and he was blackmailing her.