Emma is desperate. She needs money and she needs it fast. Banks have turned her down so her only option is her billionaire ex-husband. What she's not prepared for are his terms he will demand.
Dimitri sees his wife for the first time in three years and is furious that she still has the ability to make his body ache to possess her. When she asks prettily for him to co-sign on her loan, he refuses. Instead, he'll give her the money. In return, she will share his bed and bear him a child.
What neither anticipates is that the love they'd previously shared will ignite once again and throw them into the flames of passion. The heat of their desire is too strong for them to deny.
Kate couldn’t believe she let her friend talk her into showing her paintings. She’d always considered her art work to be private, simply an outlet for her own emotions. If her father ever found out that she painted, he would be disgusted with her. When she meets Davis Alfieri, those emotions take a dangerous, terrifying turn, releasing the pent up passion she’d been pretending wasn’t inside of her.
Now Micah is back and he wants to try again. He’s willing to try things her way, but can she risk being hurt again? And how was she to explain that he was a father? How could she tell this powerful, Italian male that she wouldn’t put herself into that position again – especially when she couldn’t avoid falling into his arms?
She arrived in her haven traumatized, fearful, homeless…and pregnant. Slowly, she rebuilt her life, gave birth to her son and somehow learned to get on with living without Zahir. For five long years, Callie recovered from the nightmare of her captivity. And she raises her son.
When Zahir enters her life once more, she can’t believe that the fire between them is hotter than before. But she refuses to give in, despite its intensity. She’s too afraid that the peace between the previously warring countries will end and that she or her son could be in peril again. She yearns to feel safe, but can she defy her heart or deny her son his father?
Sidra couldn’t believe it when the man stormed into her life. He was everything she’d been looking for in a man; tall, handsome, intelligent – and after several secret meetings, she also found out that he was the ultimate lover.
When their brief interlude is cut short, Sidra is hopeful that they might be able to manage a long distance relationship. But after three weeks with no word from Rashid, she had to accept that he had a different perception of their liaison than she had.
Rashid thought that Sidra was as close to perfection as possible. She was funny and intelligent not to mention beautiful and sexy. Unfortunately, he’d lost track of her when he had to travel back to Tasain to resolve an emergency. When he finally found her again after three weeks of searching, he found her having a drink with another man! He was livid and tricked her in order to get her back on his turf.
His campaign to get her to fall in love with him had barely begun when he discovers that the weekend they’d spent together had created a baby! Now he had to marry Sidra as soon as possible.
Was he marrying her only to protect his unborn child, Sidra worried? Or was there more to his feelings than just preserving the next heir to the throne?
Jason was livid that Emma’s father had information about his past and wouldn’t divulge the answer until he married Emma – a woman whose reputation was worse than his own. And he had to produce a child with this woman?
So be it! He’d do anything to get that information, even marry a woman who had apparently slept with any man that crossed her path.
But as he got to know the gentle beauty, he discovered that she was nothing like her father. She was kind and sweet, generous to a fault. And he was falling in love with his enemy’s daughter!
In love with a prince is a horrible state of affairs for a commoner. Especially when he's your boss.
Tara Jacobs smothers her feelings of love for Prince Maximillian, determined to find someone else who can share her life with. Someone more realistic than mooning over a prince.
Max finds in Tara everything he could possibly want in both his wife and the future queen. She's intelligent, beautiful, loyal and amazingly sexy! When he finally realizes that she feels the same intense attraction towards him that he has been fighting for her, he's determined to convince her that she's perfect for both roles.
Dharr has decided that the delicate beauty will be his future bride, although she doesn't really know who he is. But when he finds another man coming out of her apartment, he assumes the worst.
Five years later, he finds that he still can't get the innocent looking beauty out of his mind. When his niece and nephew need help, he blackmails Victoria to do the job, intending to have what he denied himself in their previous relationship - namely: her body.
Victoria was devastated the last time Dharr walked out of her life. Can she survive it the next time? She has to - for Dharr has threatened her friend and family and she'll do anything to protect them from his harsh punishments. She'll just have to be stronger this time around - and not let him into her heart like she did the last time he swooped into her life.
When she breaks into Mitch Sargent's company files, he's determined to put the culprit into jail. But when he suspects Claire is the hacker, he's just wants to find out why a blond bombshell would do something so insane.
When he finds out she's trying to find an ex-boyfriend, a man he suspects is not the man she thinks he is, Mitch is determined to find the man and show Claire that his rival is a fraud. He'll then have Claire for himself!
In Claire's mind, it's all about trust. Trusting her instincts, trusting men and trusting Mitch.
Jina just wanted sleep! If she couldn’t have the man of her dreams, she would settle for a good night’s sleep. But with a teething daughter and a full time job, finding sleep was as elusive as finding love… She had known love, of course, but no – she couldn’t think about Malik. He was better off without her.
And then he showed up at her door!
His strong arms and wealth were everything she could not want in a man. She had to find her own way! Her sisters had both fallen for wealthy, powerful men and Jasmine was determined to be different. Besides, Antoniv only wanted a sexual relationship and the Hart sisters seemed to have inherited a crazy fertility somehow – both had gotten pregnant despite precautions.
So there was no way she was going to risk getting involved with the amazingly handsome Russian billionaire. There were too many reasons to stay away from him. But only one reason she couldn’t – she wanted him!
Antoniv couldn’t believe the little spitfire who had fallen into his arms. She was a sexy little siren that he was determined to have in his bed. One by one, he eliminated all of the excuses she had for avoiding a relationship with him. And in the end, Antoniv Petrov always gets what he wants.
Fortunately, he’s brought to a doctor with silver eyes, a tender touch and a body that he would love to possess. Fate has brought Doctor Raven Bishop to his side, and he’s determined not to fight it. She is too delectable to resist.
Raven couldn’t believe the giant man that had been brought into her surgery. But as he recovered, she found herself lying to protect him, fearing for his safety. Unfortunately, in saving Turk’s life, she finds herself swept away with his escape. The protector becomes the captive.
But how can a relationship work between someone who saves lives and a soldier who’s prepared to take them?
Creek Jones had moved away from the mainland and bought himself a mountain. He could run his business empire from afar, away from the negative aspects of the world. With pristine air and beautiful landscapes, he thought he’d had it all.
Until an adorable brunette walked behind his bar in tight jeans and a fluffy sweater. He was knocked out. Violet Jenkins thought he was a bartender, had no idea that he was wealthy. All she wanted was him. And he wanted her.
Until Violet’s stepfather explained that Violet’s “services” came with a price.
In the end, his morals wouldn’t allow him to pay for sex. And when Violet discovered that he had been, she was livid. Hurt. Disgusted.
All the precious, warm feelings were broken with his words.
Could Creek figure out how to get her back from such a heinous error?
Harrison had to marry and produce an heir or he’d lose his title. And he had a very short period of time in which to accomplish that miracle. Unfortunately, the only woman who had ever affected him wouldn’t give him the time of day…until he discovered her brother stealing priceless artifacts out of his home. Now he could manipulate the situation to his benefit. The woman who had evaded him for so many years would finally be his!
And then the unthinkable happens! He finds her in the arms of another man! Mia is dumbfounded! After so many nights in Ramzi’s arms, blissfully loving the incredible man, she finds herself ousted from his life without any way to defend herself.
And what’s worse, Mia is pregnant. Pregnant, alone, scared, and still in love with her husband.
Dassar needed a wife. The lovely Luna fit none of his criteria. She was too soft, too sweet and would be hurt by palace life. So why couldn’t he forget her? Why could she get under his skin so easily? And why couldn’t he simply walk away?
And know that she was completely off limits.
Tyla’s brother had joined the Marine Corps and asked Saeger to watch out for her. Unfortunately, all Saeger seemed to be able to do was watch Tyla – and lust after her.
Tyla had been in love with Saeger ever since the first moment she’d come back from The Peace Corps, but how did she get him to see her as a woman and not as a teenager? He acted like he was her big brother!
Seduction was the only answer.
But a sinister visitor to Winthrop threatens their happiness. Tyla must betray Saeger’s trust and love, or her brother will be killed.
How is she to choose between the brother she loves and the man she loves?
Livia had thought everything was perfect! The perfect man and the perfect life! So what had gone wrong? Why hadn’t she seen the clues? Surely there had been something that could have warned her of Stefan’s deep dark secret. Unfortunately, even her knowledge of his true nature couldn’t stop her from falling under his spell. There had always been a powerful chemistry between the two of them. Now she was truly in a bind: caught between trying to help and protect her injured mother while living with a husband she now felt she barely knew!
Damon Galanos had been forced to marry Sasha to retain ownership of his ancestral home, but he never intending to stay married to the innocent girl. However, after destroying her grandfather for his blackmail, Damon found that he couldn’t get Sasha out of his mind. So he returned to his “wife”, realizing she had become a beautiful woman – one he planned to explore further. Imagine his surprise when his docile wife demanded a divorce!
Now she was married to the man, trying to figure out how to make him love her when he had such a fabulous first wife who had tragically died.
Sheik Laithir had vowed never to marry again. After his first, disastrous marriage, he never wanted to contemplate putting himself, or the citizens of Piora through another wife like that.
But then Princess Shantra stepped into his world. She was refreshing and honest, kind and creative. And she responded to his slightest touch!
The lovely princess didn’t think she could measure up to his first wife? Good! She would be perfect!
Joline can't believe how raw and powerful her best friend's brother turns out to be. Unfortunately, his position as Minister of Finance and her family history make it impossible to follow through on the attraction she feels for the incredible man. He might be everything she could ever want in a mate, but he’s off limits.
However, Rais is not one to be easily deterred – he’s determined to have Joline as his wife. Joline is just as resolved to avoid matrimony to the commanding prince. But how is she to resist him when he sets her blood on fire every time he walks into a room?
Tucker can’t stand it. Chloe is the cutest, sexiest thing to hit Winthrop since…ever. And she’s sleeping out in a tent while sleet comes down, coating everything in ice. Not happening. He’s been half in love with the woman since she arrived and now, her fiancé is gone. Time to move in, sweep the woman off her feet and show her that Tucker was the better man.
But when the fiancé comes back, Tucker is trapped by his own machinations. Chloe thinks he manipulated the situation and, well, he had. Now he has to show her that he’d done it for her, because they were meant to be together.
Normally poised and self-assured, Jayden’s world had taken an alarming turn. What initially had seemed like a nuisance was quickly becoming a significant threat to her business, her family, and her whole way of life! And she had no idea how to avoid catastrophe. Dante’s suggested solution presented a potential lifeline, but with what strings attached? Would the solution be worse than the crisis that had required it? And how was she to avoid falling in love with her secret husband?
Who was he kidding? Andie was perfect. Just not for him.
Andie had fallen hard for the rough looking lumberjack/bartender. He was kind and generous, protective and…so hot he made her knees wobble just looking at him.
But he didn’t trust her. He’d been hurt in the past and was sure that she would get tired of life in the harsh Alaskan town.
Fortunately, Andie was made of sterner stuff. She’d grown up in Boston. Therefore, nothing could terrify her! She was here to stay. She just needed to convince Knox of that fact.
And then she’d asked him to teach her how to attract a man! If any of his competitors knew what a soft spot he had for this woman, he’d have to destroy them. But there it was. He could crush his competition without breaking a sweat, but he couldn’t deny Scarlett when she asked him for help.
Scarlett had loved Grayson since she was a young teenager, and the feeling had only grown stronger as the years had passed. But every time she’d decided that she was going to tell him about her feelings, the man had yet another paramour on his arm. She hated him and loved him…and had no idea how to break out of this painful cycle. How could she convince him that she could love him better than all of those silly women? Or failing that, how could she move on with her life?
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Autumn hates it every time a beautiful woman walks through the doors of The Thorpe Group, because she knows that the woman is (or will be) Xander’s next fling. She tries very hard not to let Xander get to her, but somehow he is able to get under her skin. She tries to initiate an office truce, but the despicable man just keeps on bringing his lady loves into the office! In her mind, it is unprofessional and inappropriate. Others may be intimidated by him, but she’s not afraid to confront him!
What will happen if their true feelings for each other can break through the barriers that their office battles have created?
BONUS: This book contains special epilogues with the weddings for all four Thorpe Brothers books!
What she refused to accept was Garon’s intense effect on her. The man wasn’t what she anticipated! And he wouldn’t conform to her plans or expectations. This was an arranged marriage! They had appearances to maintain, duties to adhere to. Why were these crazy feelings flying between them every time he touched her?
Garon entered into the marriage expecting only to be faithful to his wife and to the agreement he had made with the other sheiks. What he wasn’t expecting was a fiery beauty that set his senses on fire or the intense need to have her. Responsibility be damned, this woman was his! And he was going to teach her about living and loving.
Juliette is fascinated by Marcus’s stoicism. How could he walk down the street and not feel the joy in the sunshine? How could he ignore the sounds of the grasshoppers and birds? Or smile at the perfection of a flower? And how could her mind and body need a man who didn’t understand the joy of living life for the moment?
Enjoy the fifth book in The Alfieri Saga!
So why was he back in her life? And why was he demanding to purchase the most beautiful, perfect lake house she’d ever seen? And why did he keep kissing her as if she was the only woman in the world that mattered?
Hunter West had lost the beautiful, voluptuous red-head six months ago. But no matter how many women he dated, none could get the fiery woman out of his mind. So he was going to get her back. And he was going to figure out why she kept running away from him! One way or another, the lovely Kara James was going to be his! The mysterious woman with all of her secrets was going to reveal all to him.
From the moment he’d spotted her behind the receptionist’s desk, Marcus Benton had thought she was the sexiest, cutest and most interesting woman he’d ever met. He couldn’t get her out of his mind and, as she worked her way up in his company, he wanted her more and more. Working alongside her, he was determined to get to know the adorable Becca who buttoned her shirts up and wore prim clothes. He was dying to know what was beneath those conservative cardigans – and he wanted to know what else she was hiding behind those beautiful, amber eyes.
When Rebecca’s secret comes out, could she trust Marcus with her secret? Could she handle the repercussions?
Sal Attracelli met Laci Anderson three years ago at his brother’s wedding. At the time, he had thought she was too young for him. But the memory of her trembling in his arms during their one dance would not leave him. Now, he was out to win her heart and was willing to enact an elaborate ruse in order to bring her closer.
For Laci, the impression Sal left at the wedding had made him impossible to forget. But now he was pursuing Laci with all the charm and sex appeal he had at his disposal, which was considerable. At first, Laci refused involvement with the sexy CEO, but he tore down her defenses. Her job and its responsibilities are swept away by the mad passion he inflames within her made. All that is left is her new dream of enfolding herself within the arms of a forbidden man.
Tarek took one look at the fascinating beauty and knew that Kylie was the woman he was going to have for his wife. He didn’t want to marry, but the terms of the peace treaty were absolute. So if he had to do it, why not do it with the lovely, feisty and sexy woman that he couldn’t get out of his mind?
Unfortunately, the very next day, that same goon, even more dashing in a suit and tie, stood next to her brother and was introduced to her as Sheik Jurar al Tinoor of Drakar!
Jurar was still fuming about a rebel’s escape – not to mention his realization that the rebel was a woman. And then he ran into her again in his rival’s palace! After listening to the lovely woman, and discovering a powerful attraction, he decided that the only solution was to marry her. But was she working with the rebel leader? The evidence was starting to unfold – against her!
Now the man sitting in the front row at her brother’s wedding - he was a different matter! This man was tall, handsome, gloriously male with stunning eyes and a muscular physique. But she knew that her brother would betroth her to someone who could be a political ally so she had to eliminate the handsome stranger from her thoughts.
As soon as Hussan saw his friend’s sister, he knew he wanted the lovely Isla to be his wife. When she had to smother her laughter about mismatched shoes, his choice was made.
Convincing the slender beauty that he wasn’t a monster was a whole other matter, he realized. But from their very first kiss, he knew he was up to the challenge.
But when he proposes, she has to decline, despite the fact that her rejection is breaking her heart. Explaining that she can't give him what he really needs, she tries desperately to leave him. Dimitri, on the other hand, hasn't gotten to the top of the corporate world by letting go when he really wants something. He knows that Helen is in love with him and is determined to find out why she's rejecting him and what they could have together. It's up to Dimitri to convince her that Helen is what he needs for his, and her, future happiness.
Jade couldn’t believe her eyes. There was an enormous man sitting in front of the roaring fire. The house was supposed to be empty! So what was this giant man, or beast, doing in front of the immense fire, looking like something out of a horror movie?
But as Jade got to know the dangerous looking Angelo Donati, she found him to be sweet and funny, incredibly intelligent, and the most amazing man she’d ever met. Unfortunately, he also terrified her like no other man. She felt as if she were betraying the trust of her long-term boyfriend anytime she was near Angelo because her heart raced, her body shivered, and all she could think about was what it might be like to kiss him and experience his passion. But after finding out about her boyfriend's infidelity, she suddenly finds herself free to explore the magic that Angelo offers.
Angelo knew that Jade was the woman he wanted in his life. He also knew that he would be a horrible husband. Marriage was not in the cards for him, but he promised her he would be a generous lover.
Jade wasn’t going to settle for anything less than everything. But no matter how much Angelo wanted to give it to her, he struggled to overcome the pain and hurt of his childhood. He can give in to his desire for Jade, but can he accept her love?
But Jade was made of tougher stuff. She wasn’t going to let Angelo go. After hearing about his past, she understands why he was wary of her love. She just has to convince him that she truly loves him and will for the rest of their lives. Angelo's feelings run deep, and he's used to people following his commands. Will she be able to change his mind and open his heart?
Someone was trying to kill Jake and was willing to hurt innocent bystanders to achieve that goal. So he headed out of the cities and to his ranch in Montana where he could spot a stranger from miles away. So what was he to do about the beautiful red-head that came to town the day after his arrival? Surely this couldn’t be his assassin, he thought. She didn’t even know how to eat pancakes properly!
So what was the mission she was here to accomplish? Who was this mystery woman who couldn’t lie to save her soul but adopted every pathetic creature who limped onto her ranch?
So why was he on her doorstep? Why was he giving up his free time to investigate who was stalking his achingly beautiful ex-lover? No one had ever come close to stirring the same intensity as Amy could with just a touch or a look. But how could he ever trust her?
Amy shivered when Walker showed up in her classroom. She couldn’t believe her eyes, nor could she believe how much her body longed to be with him again. But she couldn't go down that road again. He’d deserted her when she’d needed him the most. He couldn’t be trusted. Never would she put herself in that place where he could hurt her again.
So why was she watching him with painful longing? Why was she letting him help her now?
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She’d been arrested? Mia couldn’t believe what was happening to her! How could the police accuse her of killing her ex-fiancé?! She was a kindergarten teacher! But here she was, standing in front of the judge, her eyes wide with fear and confusion.
Into this chaos strode the largest, most handsome man she’d ever seen in her life! Ash Thorpe stepped into the courtroom and took charge, not just of her defense but of Mia’s heart. He was funny, kind, intelligent and charming. He had but one flaw in Mia’s eyes: he thought she was a murderer!
How could she have lost her heart to a man who didn’t trust her? Her life had been so simple twenty-four hours ago. Now she was confused and lost in a sea of insanity that only got more crazy by the minute. And the only man who made sense, who helped her wade through the complicated judicial system, didn’t believe in her.
Ash had a thorny problem. It wasn’t enough that he was trying to navigate the dangerous waters of a murder trial, he was falling in love with his client! To give in to his urges would be an unforgivable breach of ethics, but so would be giving less than his best! Ash and his team were running a mile a minute trying to come up with a strong defense, but his concentration was suffering from the emotional and physical responses that Mia’s presence created. He might be able to save her in court, but would he lose her from his life?
Enjoy His Captive Lover - book one in The Thorpe Brothers Series!
What she doesn’t anticipate is finding “Jack” along the way. A simple handyman, he makes her laugh and sigh with pleasure. He makes her forget her goals. But with his meager lifestyle, Jack cannot be in her future.
Emerson Jackson Watson spies the lovely Rachel coming around the corner in her sexy, red heels. And he promises himself that he is going to have her. Unfortunately, the lovely Rachel is looking for the other side of him – the side he doesn’t want to show her. She wants Emerson – the debonair wizard of Wall Street – when he knows what she really needs is Jack – the down-to-earth jack of all trades.
How can he show her that the life she thinks she wants isn’t what she needs? That she needs him…
Dylan can’t believe that the lovely lady is even trying to ignore her passionate side. She is sensual and funny, intelligent and passionate. And when they touch, they set each other on fire. So why is she running away from such a perfect union?
Malik a bride. There was a darker side to this story though. The
urgency was due to several assassination attempts and Malik had to marry
quickly and produce an heir. The stability of his country depended on
constancy and conservative leadership. He couldn’t allow his enemies to
But he wasn’t prepared for the silver clad goddess that
caught his vision as she snuck down the servants’ hallway. Nor was he
prepared for her resistance. In a room full of beautiful women, his
interest was captured by a beauty that wanted nothing to do with him.
Except that she caught on fire when he touched her and her soft,
sensuous body inflamed him with need.
What was a man to do?
Accept the challenge of convincing the lovely Shanelle to fall in love
with him. Over a weekend of passionate kisses and stolen passion,
Shanelle and Malik discovered that protecting the kingdom could be quite
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Damien’s appearance after so many years rocks Jemma’s comfortable, if simple existence. He has never left her memory either - how could he with such a visible reminder? Her son - their son - Dylan is now a precocious five, and the light of her life. Although Damien didn’t recognize him, Jemma feels honor bound to tell him about his son. But how will he react? Will he try to take Dylan away?
Tasir wanted to fire her at first sight. She argued with him about everything and challenged him in ways that no other woman dared. So why did he want to pick the woman up and make love to her? Initially, he didn’t know that the lovely woman with fiery eyes and a sensuous figure was the one and only Princess Jalayla. And was determined that he would have her for his own.
So what’s a man to do when he finds out that the woman of his dreams is promised to marry another man?
Zoran couldn’t believe the beauty that he found in the woods. Normally, his one-week respite from his official responsibilities as Prince of Larcatia was a time of isolation and contemplation. Now his only contemplation was how to get to know the lovely wood nymph better. And isolation was the furthest thing from his mind.
So when their time together was over, it was shocking to find out that they were actually both royalty in neighboring countries! And even more unbelievable, that they were both obligated to marry someone else! To hell with royal obligations! Zoran would make Ciara his wife.
Now, six years later, Kiera is working for The Thorpe Group. No longer just a promising young student, she has become a sought-after attorney – a rising star. There’s only one problem: can she stand being in such close proximity to Axel Thorpe?
Enjoy His Unexpected Lover - book two in The Thorpe Brothers Series!
Ignoring or avoiding Mikhail Benovich was not an option. When he wanted something, he went after it with everything. Seeing Kristen across the room, he decided he wanted her. A month after their first meeting, they were married. Two months later, Kristen found herself pregnant. And two months after that, her unborn baby girl was fighting for her life.
Kristen left the stressful lifestyle, but never meant to leave Mikhail. Diligently, she sent him a letter each month detailing the progress of her pregnancy, the birth of their beautiful baby girl, and all the milestones of her young life.
Three years later, Mikhail finds one of those letters and is furious, unaware until that moment that he is a father! He immediately goes to find his daughter, determined to win custody, only to find that, not only does his daughter recognize him, but his three year old daughter is barreling towards him, throwing herself into his arms in her excitement that he’d finally arrived.
Something doesn’t add up and he’s determined to get to the bottom of the issue. And get his family back, even if his estranged wife is opposed.
So when Sam showed up in her life once again, larger than life and sexier than ever, Chloe was furious that she still had feelings for this man who would take her out to dinner one night, talk and laugh and make her feel special, then go out with another woman the following night. She tried very hard to hate Sam for that betrayal, but her body couldn’t resist the allure of his magnificent physique. It was like her mind was telling her to run but her feet were…not just standing still but wrapping themselves around Sam’s waist while her mouth kissed him with all the longing and need pent up for years.
Sam stepped in and gave her the courage to follow her dream. And that led to one incredible night in his bed. A night Sam was unwilling to allow being a one night stand. Getting Chloe to the altar though was going to be his biggest challenge because she was afraid of him for reasons she refused to discuss. He would win though, and he’d show her a love as big as the Texas sky. She just had to trust herself enough to let that love into her heart.
Not to trust though!
Charlie spotted the beautiful woman by the creek and couldn’t get her out of his mind. He had things to do. He didn’t have time to flirt.
So why was he riding by the creek – again?
Because something about the beautiful woman called to him.
Unfortunately, his strict moral code wouldn’t allow him to have an affair with an employee. So when he discovered that Samantha was none other than the new ranch cook “Sam”, he couldn’t allow himself to see her.
But he couldn’t stay away.
Marriage was the only answer. Being with Samantha wouldn’t violate his moral code if they were married.
Now to convince the little lady to take a chance on him. She didn’t trust men. Not after what her first husband put her through. But failure was not an option!
The problem is: she hates to steal, lie, and cheat. Her father is disappointed in her because she refuses to help him. Despite this tension, she’s perfectly happy living a normal life as an accountant. Well, except for the occasional need for the adrenaline rush. Cricket admits it - she’s an adrenaline junkie. Even if her big “scores” are only ball point pens and occasional pranks on her boss just to irritate him. But in her defense, he’s a supremely bad boss.
When one of Ryker’s clients vents about someone repeatedly breaking into his office and shows him the surveillance footage, Ryker immediately recognizes the woman’s figure. He should – he’s been watching that lovely form walk into the building every morning! When he accepts the assignment of his client to help track down the culprit, he has a fantastic time “apprehending” the beautiful cat burglar/accountant.
Enjoy His Secretive Lover - the third book in the Thorpe Brothers series!
Although he isn’t able to respond in kind, Antonio feels far more than he would like when the lovely Andie professes her love for him. He knows that he wants to protect her, that he doesn’t want her to leave him, but he isn’t ready to be that vulnerable again. Her departure leaves him empty, until one day she shows up at his office, scared, too thin, still painfully beautiful…and pregnant. This time around, he is determined to keep her with him. He doesn’t know what he feels, but he knows that he can’t live without her.
She won't slow down, she won't stop. And she's driving him crazy!
Alec Dionysius isn't used to people invading his inner sanctum. Or distracting him from business, or getting under his skin so thoroughly that he can't think without her perfume invading his memory, or wondering if her hair is as soft as it looked...or a million other things.
Alec ran a multi-billion dollar corporation and he didn't have time for a woman to distract him. But like a bad penny, Helen Alexander just kept turning up.
The only way to stop the insanity, was to marry her. He just had to convince her to slow down enough to catch her at the altar!
Kallista couldn’t believe what Hector Christophe was suggesting. He wanted to marry her? But they barely knew each other! They’d exchanged possibly three or four sentences over the past several years, and now he was suggesting that they marry to save her father’s business. Only Hector had the resources, but Kallista’s father wouldn’t accept help from anyone but family. Hector’s solution? Become part of Kallista’s family.
She didn’t understand him – he was kind and considerate one moment, then grouchy and insulting the next. So how could his touch send sparks of electricity through her body? Why does his kiss make her forget everything? How could she fall in love with such a mercurial man?
Hector knew he didn’t deserve Kallista. She was sweet and pure, intelligent and witty. He’d grown up an orphan, survived on the streets by stealing for his next meal and slept in places others had abandoned. If it weren’t for Kallista’s father, he might still be stealing but the man had picked Hector up and cleaned him up, given him hope and urged him to become something. Now he had the power and wealth to pay her father back but the only way he could do that was by marrying his daughter.
Falling in love with Kallista had been the last thing he’d wanted to do. But she got under his skin, wove through his defenses and he’d been no match for her smile or kindness.
Victor Davenport sees the beautiful, prim and proper lady and is intrigued. Even more so when she bursts into tears. Never a man to turn away a damsel in distress, he offers her a hanky - and then his services as a teacher...only for the sake of Lana's literary career though!
But Victor finds himself more fascinated with the lovely Lana as he gets to know her... and he wants more than just a casual relationship with her.
Unfortunately, Lana finds out that Victor owns the publishing company she works for. Was he with her only to improve the profits? Was their relationship a sham?
James finds the elegant and ever-so-proper Julianna a fascinating creature. She tells him to stay away, but she trembles in his arms. She pushes him away, but when he kisses her, she shows him a passion that sets him on fire. He has finally found the woman who intrigues and challenges him, but she won't return his phone calls.
Should he do the polite thing and leave her be? Never! James gets into her space, challenges her assumptions and shows her that her boyfriend can't ever make her feel the same way he can.
Duty, tradition, and obligation are known only too well in Edward and Jessica’s world. While Edward does his best to maintain what is expected of him, Jessica chooses to rebel against what she feels is not the life she wants to lead. However, an unbridled romance threatens to bring chaos to their lives and those who surround them.
Nazar can’t believe that the slender, beautiful brunette defeated his security and slipped into his palace grounds undetected! She was either insanely fearless, or shockingly loyal to travel halfway around the world to save her friend. So when both his mind and body tell him that the hypnotically beautiful Nikki is the woman he has been waiting for, Nazar is even more frustrated by her suspicions of him. Can he overcome her distrust of the world? Can he convince her that he will cherish her heart and protect it for the rest of his life?
Find out in The Sheik's Beautiful Intruder, book three of The Friendship Series.
Sophie Randal had loved her husband, but had to run away from him. He was simply too wonderful and she loved him too much. Unfortunately, she knew that he'd married her only out of pity after her father died and her heart ached to be so in love with a man who barely tolerated her.
She just forgot one little detail about her husband. He didn't like to lose. Anything.
Jason Randal had searched everywhere for Sophie after she'd left him. He couldn't believe it when he found her in a tiny village working as a gardener! Bringing her back was easy enough. The real challenge was showing her that he loved her.
Could Sophie trust in herself and Jason's love? Was she strong enough to be the woman he saw underneath her shy exterior? She certainly wants to try!