No resisting this cowboy!
Brianna Wright has ventured to the Bell River Ranch to make peace with her sister. With enough time here in Colorado, Bree might accomplish that goal and forget the mess of her business back in Boston. Of course, none of that will happen if she lets herself get distracted by a certain gorgeous and charming cowboy—Grayson Harper. Really, resisting a guy as carefree as he is should be easy for someone as responsible as Bree.
But it's clear Gray has his sights set on her, and his determination is stronger than Bree thought! As they work together on the ranch, she realizes there's more to Gray than his footloose facade suggests. If that's true, he just might win her over!
Once upon a time, Marly Akers had believed that, for better or worse, people made their own luck…
Marly wonders how she could ever have believed it. Jilted and pregnant, she’s come back to Marietta with her tail between her legs, the blow to her ego huge as she begins working at her family’s small newspaper, the Copper Mountain Courier, and sharing a tiny apartment with her disapproving mom.
Things can’t get any worse. Or maybe they can. Drake Everett, who secretly captured her teenaged heart and then publicly trampled on it, decides to make her re-acquaintance. Though Drake isn’t the sharp, funny, cocky, arrogant rich boy of yore. These days he seems sharp, funny… and supportive and decent, and Marly realizes she could fall for him all over again… if she listens to her heart. But what about her reporter’s head, which has sniffed out a story that paints Drake as the sweet talker she’s always known…?
For all that time, Beau's identical twin, Jackson, has carried his own secret. Beau isn't the father of Molly's baby….
It all starts with the kid…
Life was better for Logan Cathcart before he crossed paths with nine-year-old Sean Archer. Because now he has to face the kid's mom, Nora. It's not that Logan doesn't like Nora. He does—a lot. Perhaps too much. Even though she's captivated him from the moment they met, socially he and the wealthy widow next door are leagues apart.
Still, keeping his distance is next to impossible with Nora constantly on his ranch, determined to clean up the mess Sean made. With the kind of sparks that erupt whenever she and Logan are within touching distance of each other, there's a whole lot of trouble in Logan's future…the adult, let's-get-serious kind of trouble.
Available for the first time! All nine stories of The Montana Born Brides series, The Great Wedding Giveaway, brought to you by NY Times, USA Today and national bestselling authors!
When a few of Marietta's long standing bachelors start walking down the aisle they vowed to avoid, the town's residents are speculating there must be something magical in the water. Be our wedding guest during The Great Wedding Giveaway as these chiseled, brooding cowboys, sexy business owners, and local bad boys return to town to prove a point and say "I do" to the women of their dreams.
What a Bride Wants by Kelly Hunter
Second Chance Bride by Trish Morey
Almost a Bride by Sarah Mayberry
The Cowboy's Reluctant Bride by Katherine Garbera
The Unexpected Bride by Joanne Walsh
A Game of Brides by Megan Crane
The Substitute Bride by Kathleen O'Brien
Last Year's Bride by Anne McAllister
Make-Believe Wedding by Sarah Mayberry
As fate would have it, the Royal House of Vicenza has engaged Brenna Tinley to clear up a public relations mess. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime for this small-town American girl, but there’s only one problem. Her new employer, HRH Prince Ronan, aka her mystery summer lover of long ago, seems determined to pick up where they left off. Can Brenna work in the royal palace and not end up with a brand new broken heart?
Everyone in Heyday loves Kieran McClintock. He is the golden boy, beloved son of the town's richest man, and he lives up to his saintly reputation. Only one person begs to differ.
Claire Strickland's life was ruined by Kieran, and she's not about to forgive him--not even when she discovers that she's pregnant with his baby.
Kieran, Bryce and Tyler: Three brothers with different mothers--brought together by their father's last act. The town of Heyday will never be the same--and neither will they.
Her worst nightmare is that he'll put two and two together and start asking questions. But there's no way she can tell him how she came to be a single mother. Or why her son has the Killians' blue eyes and curly black hair…
When temptation calls
Sheriff Dallas Garwood has followed the straight and narrow all his life. The one exception? When he tangled with Rowena Wright. The experience had lasting consequences he'd rather not repeat.
That may be easier said than done. Rowena is back, set on restoring her family's ranch to sell it. Is this Colorado town big enough for the two of them? Not the way his nine-year-old son keeps sneaking onto her land, forcing Dallas into her company. Every one of those encounters sparks an urge in him to tangle with her again. This time he'll call the shots—and be the one to leave. But he doesn't expect all these powerful emotions…and he's not sure he can walk away.
But he didn't have the heart to blame Josie for ruining the party or embarrassing his fiancée—not after he realized she'd been tricked by a callous impostor. Now, working with Josie to track down the man using his name, Chase tries to ignore a new and even more shocking suspicion: Was he about to marry the wrong woman?
Lone Way Home - Kathleen O'Brien
After letting domineering men control her far too long, Abby Foster, plans to do exactly as she pleases. This includes a no-strings weekend fling with Joe Carlyle, if he can forgive her for breaking his heart eight years ago. But Joe's not interested in a fling- this time, he wants forever, and he's got seventy-two hours to make Abby want that, too.
Hometown Hero- Dani Collins
Skye Wolcott always planned to live happily ever after in her hometown of Marietta, but then her marriage imploded in a cloud of scandal. Chase Goodwin has worked hard to get away from his past poverty, but when he comes back to Marietta to help his brother, all the old chemistry he and Skye shared in high school is back. Chase wants Skye to join his fast-paced world, but Skye's a small town girl. Can she convince him that Homecoming is more than a game, and he's back where he belongs?
Sing Me Back Home - Eve Gaddy
Dr. Jack Gallagher hasn't been serious about a woman in a long time, and when the girl who once broke his heart moves back to town, he's not sure if he can take another chance. What's more, they both have teenage daughters now. But there are more sparks between him and Maya Parrish than ever. Can their passionate affair last or will it burn itself out as quickly as it began?
Home For Good- Terri Reed
Joelle Winslow needs her cash share from the family ranch, and fast. But Matt Locke doesn't want to give it to her. Being in Marietta over homecoming weekend makes her realize how much she's missed the ranch... and Matt. Now it's decision time. Will following her dream take Joelle far away from Montana or return her home for good?
Finding Home - Roxanne Snopek
Samara Davis has done it tough her whole life, and now she's back in Marietta with her young daughter, looking for a place to settle down. Logan Stafford is shocked to discover that he's building his high school sweetheart's new house. So much as happened to them both since then, can they really find happiness together?
As it turns out, Sophie could get used to this, especially handsome, enigmatic gardener Declan Muldoon who’s strangely more thrilling than any of the billionaires buzzing around. She ends up falling for him—hard.
Then Sophie discovers she’s not the only one pretending. Declan’s gardener gig is temporary. He’s actually the black sheep of a very wealthy, powerful family, a man who appears to be in need of an heiress.
An heiress exactly like Sophie is pretending to be…
Book 1: The Billionaire's Pleasure by Katherine Garbera
Book 2: The Billionaire's Touch by Mimi Wells
Book 3: The Billionaire's Bride by Nancy Robards Thompson
Book 4: The Billionaire's Heart by Kathleen O'Brien
Book 5: The Billionaire's Lover by Eve Gaddy
Right now, her heart tells her to return to Marietta. The wildfire she felt in Joe’s arms has haunted her, and, though she doesn’t expect forgiveness, she hopes maybe he, too, would enjoy a brief, no-strings affair. If they can share just the seventy-two hours of Homecoming weekend…well, maybe then they’ll both find it easier to forgive, forget, and move on.
But when she sees him, she realizes how naive that idea was. The years have changed Joe, too…and the passionate, powerful man he’s become isn’t someone she’ll ever forget. This time the heart she breaks may be her own.
From: Danial McKinley
Subject: CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED!
Lindsay couldn't believe it. She was working on a major deal—with a very important client. Daniel McKinley. But Daniel was a workaholic and, even though it was almost Christmas, he insisted Lindsay drop everything and spend the holidays with him…talking business!
In fact, Lindsay shouldn't have been surprised. Three years ago, she'd dared suggest there was more to life than making money—and Daniel had fired her! But this deal was vital. She'd have to negotiate with Daniel—under the mistletoe if need be! As it turned out, Daniel had some unexpectedly romantic notions about how to spend winter nights with Lindsay….
"The suspense and tension Kathleen O'Brien creates all but jumps off the pages."
Susannah Everly is determined to save the family ranch, even if she must marry onetime love Trent Maxwell to do so. They both know this is a business arrangement with rules that do not include rekindling old feelings or surprise midnight seductions. When Trent seems determined to break their agreement, it may be time for Susannah to renegotiate.
A Marriage Between Friends
When Jill desperately needed a father for her unborn child, Vince Patrizio gave them both his name. Then Jill walked out of his life. Now, years later, it's Vince's turn to have his say. Arriving in Jill's sleepy California town, he has plans to transform it into a mini Vegas…and to turn this convenient marriage into a real one.
She'd even been ready to marry a guy she didn't really know to get one. Except that her last-minute prenup scared him off.
It turns out she got lucky. Mark Travers's sister hadn't been so fortunate. And now all Mark wants is to hunt down the man who betrayed her. That, and prevent women like Allison from falling into the other man's trap.
The one thing Mark doesn't want to do is break his rule about getting involved with a woman who has babies on the brain. Yet Allison's zany plan to capture their quarry with charm makes him…jealous. Could this beautiful woman really be the exception to his rule?
+ Le pavillon d’été, Kathleen O'Brien
Secrets. Between shocking family revelations and a shared passionate moment she's hoping her new boss won't recall, Belle Carson can't get away from secrets. Yet she can't bring herself to tell Matt Malone that she's the Cleopatra he almost went home with years ago after a costume party. She needs this job too much.
But Belle's certainly never forgotten him. Dreamed about Matt, actually, which means it's all the more disappointing that she seems to have made zero impact on him. And that's a shame, because she loves Matt, loves his big, boisterous family—the exact opposite of hers. What's a girl to do? Stay quiet and maintain the status quo? Or take a leap, tell him the truth… and risk losing him again?
For one year, Penny Wright is doing whatever she wants. She's returned to her hometown in Colorado—but not the family ranch—to cross items off her risk-it list. To her surprise, she's braver than she thinks, because when she spies a hot newcomer doing something sweet for his daughter, Penny can't resist kissing him on the spot. Unfortunately, he turns out to be Max Thorpe. Her new tenant!
Luckily, they both agree to be just friends. But with the sizzling attraction between them, "just friends" is hard. Maybe it's time for Penny to add a new item to her list—a family with Max.
When Mitch Garwood ran away with Bonnie O'Mara, he thought he'd found forever. But all his dreams crashed the morning he woke alone. Months later, he's immune to her reappearance. Even if she's now using her real name—Annabelle Irving—and ready to tell him her secrets, he's done.
Too bad the situation is not that simple. Annabelle's willingness to leave her money and position behind so she can work at Bell River Ranch and be near him surprises Mitch. Despite his resolve, the spark of attraction flares again. The most compelling part? Her determination to win him back!
As a reckless teenager, Colby Malone made a catastrophic mistake. One he's regretted every day since. So when Hayley Watson—the woman he's never forgotten—returns to sell her family's vineyard, he seizes the opportunity to make amends.
But she's not making this easy for him. Hayley wants nothing to do with him or Sonoma, California. And the intense attraction between them? Yeah, she's ready to ignore that, too. Colby must convince her to take a chance on him…on them. And what better place to do that than the land that sparked all their dreams of a future together?
One night. That's all Kitty Hemmings wants. An escape from her heartaches. So what if guarded David Gerard is the type of man she doesn't usually trust? He's also kind, sexy…and looking for his own temporary escape.
Eight weeks later, Kitty's running again. This time to San Francisco to tell David he's going to be a father. His solution? Get married. Not the answer in Kitty's eyes. Their compromise? Moving in together.
Turns out that arrangement isn't exactly working, either. Because the longer they're together, the more she craves that essential step they skipped: the falling-in-love part. Yet she can't forget why David is with her. But maybe if she gives their unconventional relationship a chance, he just might surprise her….
Grant Campbell's survived some hard knocks to realize his dream of breeding horses on a Colorado ranch. But his simmering attraction to secretive Crimson Slayton isn't good at all. And remaining just friends isn't possible once tragedy leaves them in charge of a helpless baby.
Stuck in dangerously close proximity and playing family, Grant and Crimson can't resist what feels right. But while he's a man all about dreams, she has no faith in them. Together, can they get past her fears and find a reality that trumps even his wildest dreams?
No wedding, no husband...and a baby on the way? After watching her perfectly planned life head straight down the toilet, teacher Sarah Lennox hightails it to a small town in the Adirondacks--only to find Sheriff Parker Tremaine complicating her life even more. But Parker is looking for the perfect woman, and Sarah's pretty sure that doesn't apply to a woman carrying another man's baby.
Babes in Arms
Playboy Griffin Cahill is a man's man--at least, until he finds himself taking care of his twin nephews. Now he can't even figure out which kid is which! Panicked, Griffin begs his old flame, Dr. Heather Delaney, to lend a capable hand. Despite her misgivings, Heather invites Griffin and his young charges to move into her house. Now Griffin is part of a family--the one place he doesn't want to be....
Whispers of foul play circulate through an upscale community when beautiful Justine Milner disappears. But only when her body is discovered more than two years later is her ex-husband, Michael Frome, accused of murder.
Portrait artist Suzie Strickland learned firsthand how manipulative and cruel Justine could be when they were rivals for Mike's affection in high school. She believes in Mike's innocence and suspects she's found a chilling link to a darker side of Justine's privileged life. How deep was her involvement with a mysterious group called The Mulligan Club and their seductive, dangerous games? The answers may come too late. Because the truth about what happened to Justine is proving just as deadly as the secrets she kept....
Belleporte, sur les bords du lac Michigan. C’est ici, dans ce cadre de rêve, que Laurel a choisi de relancer sa vie après l’échec de son mariage. Un choix qu’elle ne regrette pas tant elle s’y sent bien, grâce notamment à Ben Nolan, un homme auprès duquel elle est enfin elle-même. Pourtant bien qu’à l’évidence attiré par elle, Ben semble garder une mystérieuse réserve...
Le retour d’Adam Kendall, Kathleen O’Brien
Richissime et seule, Lacy Morgan consacre son temps et sa fortune aux autres. N’est-ce pas le meilleur moyen de combler le vide immense laissé par Adam Kendall, son amour de jeunesse, l’homme auquel elle a dû renoncer ? Jusqu’au jour où Adam revient, plus beau mais aussi plus glacial que jamais. Car il n’a toujours pas pardonné à Lacy sa trahison. Saura-t-elle trouver les mots justes pour lui parler du bébé, et du malentendu qui l’a poussée, autrefois, à en épouser un autre ?
Troublante négociation, Maggie Cox
Serena est venue à Londres pour acquérir Rosa, un tableau d’une valeur inestimable pour son patron. Mais, lors des enchères, le chef-d’œuvre lui échappe et revient au milliardaire Ethan Galbraith. Un homme que Serena doit désormais convaincre de lui revendre la toile. Quel qu’en soit le prix...
Destinés l’un à l’autre, Isabel Sharpe
En venant trouver sa mère biologique – qui l’a abandonnée à la naissance et dont elle vient enfin de retrouver la trace –, Maggie s’attendait à tout. Sauf à frapper à la mauvaise porte. Et à tomber nez à nez avec... Grant, son premier amour !
Un week-end inoubliable, Anna DeStefano
Felicia, avocate surmenée, remporte un séjour dans une station de ski cinq étoiles. Un endroit de rêve où, pour une fois, elle est tentée de faire des folies. Y compris de succomber au charme d’un séducteur invétéré qui séjourne lui aussi sur place : le beau Tony Rossi...
Le retour de Tom Falcon, Kathleen O’Brien
Cela fait des mois que Caryn tente de refaire sa vie sans Tom Falcon, l’homme qu’elle a renoncé à épouser parce qu’il a injustement accusé son frère de vol. Elle a même trouvé un nouveau job. Or, voilà qu’un matin, elle découvre Tom au volant de la limousine que son patron a affrétée pour elle...
Une affaire de cœur, Emily McKay
Si elle avait su que le bel inconnu rencontré par hasard à l’aéroport était en réalité Caleb Alexander, son nouveau patron, jamais Rosa ne se serait laissé séduire par lui. A présent, elle doit se résigner le côtoyer tous les jours, tout en feignant d’ignorer le trouble sensuel qu’il continue d’éveiller en elle...
Armed with only her suitcases and secrets, Tess Spencer arrives at Bell River Ranch. She'll work temporarily at their spa and never tell the Wright sisters her true connection to them. Meeting gorgeous carpenter Jude Calhoun challenges those plans, however. Strong and capable, Jude makes Tess want to share the burden of what she knows….
That confession may come sooner than she wants when her past intrudes at the ranch. But if she reveals the reasons she's here, she will definitely be the outsider—unwelcomed and alone. And leaving Bell River could cost her the one man she wants….
The days of Susannah Everly dreaming about white dresses, churches and Trent Maxwell are long gone. So it's more than a little funny that she finds herself actually married to the guy. But she's determined to save the family ranch by any means possible, and if Trent is those means…
Still, they both know the deal. This is a business arrangement and there are rules. Rules that do not include rekindling those old feelings or surprise midnight seductions. So what's Susannah to do when Trent seems determined to break their agreement? Especially when what he offers is way too tempting.
Not sure what to do next, she heads to Firefly Glen, the quiet little town that was once a haven for her. After she arrives, though, she finds upheaval in the disconcerting presence of Sheriff Parker Tremaine--a man who can almost make her forget that she's a recently ditched, slightly desperate and undeniably pregnant schoolteacher.
If it weren't for her orphaned nephew, she never would have left Manhattan for the sleepy little town of Firefly Glen. But now she's here—hunted by a madman and forced to live in fear.
Reed Fairmont can help everyone but himself
Reed knows Faith needs a safe place to hide, but he's beginning to wonder just what kind of protector he can be. His previous failure has already cost one life. Still, he can't back out now—Faith and her nephew have nowhere else to go.
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Tyler doesn't plan on sticking around. After all, the good people of Heyday already believe he's responsible for ruining their town. Not that he cares what they think. He was only doing his job.
Now that he's back in Heyday, he's starting to realize his job just might be finding out what Mallory Rackham--one of the town's favorite daughters--is so desperately trying to hide.
Three brothers with different mothers. Brought together by their father's last act. The town of Heyday, Virginia, will never be the same--and neither will they.
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Patrick Torrance is shocked to discover he's adopted. But that's nothing compared to what he feels when he finds out the details of his birth. He's Enchantment's so-called Homecoming Baby--born and abandoned in the girls' room during a high school dance. All the folks in town think they know who his parents are, but he's determined to find out the truth.
But uncovering the truth is going to mean using some of Enchantment's finest residents. And once he gets to know some of them, especially Celia Brice, he begins to wonder just how much it's going to cost him to get the answers he wants.
Lacy Mayfair Morgan: After Adam left, Lacy married money--but only because she had no other choice. Some would say she's worked even harder than Adam to get what she has. But Adam has his doubts.
Adam's never forgiven Lacy for lying to him all those years ago. And now that she can afford it, he's going to make her pay.
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Everyone can make green home decisions on a budget with this inspiring, informationpacked guide. Whether you are building, remodeling, buying, or just curious, here are real-world strategies for getting the greenest results from your budget, with hundreds of ideas for a home that is built to last, comfortable and healthy, money- and time-saving in the long term, and kind to the planet. From your home's exterior to its operating systems within, from siting to interior design, this is the basic training that has given many the confidence to proceed. Award-winning sustainable design and building consultant and teacher Kathleen O'Brien and architectural designer and sustainability consultant Kathleen Smith offer their "top picks" for each phase. They've also each faced their own green home challenges in a single-family house and a duplex, and other case studies show affordable energy-efficient green homes both old and new. Brimming with ideas, clear and logical, with tips, checklists, and resources for green home planning, construction, remodeling, and maintenance, extensively illustrated with photos and diagrams, this is the essential green home manual for novice and professional alike.
Griffin Cahill plays too hard, dodging commitment any and every way he can. His ex-fiancée, pediatrician Heather Delaney, works too hard, for essentially the same reason.
Everything changes when Griffin's twin nephews come to stay. The babies are more than a handful, and for the first time in his life Griffin needs help--which Heather is extremely reluctant to give. Helping Griffin take care of the boys will mean moving into his house and becoming part of his life. That ended in disaster once. And she's too smart to let it happen twice. Isn't she?
"The suspense and tension Kathleen O'Brien creates all but jumps off the pages."
Taylor Pryce could be described as a professional bachelor…until he discovered little Justin. The nephew he never knew he had.
Only, Justin belonged to someone else. Brooke Davenport. She'd adopted him in good faith, believing him to be an orphan baby.
Taylor will do anything to gain custody—even marry! He just needs to persuade Brooke that he's the ideal husband she didn't even know she wanted!
FROM HERE TO PATERNITY—men who find their way to fatherhood, by fair means, by foul or even by default!
No one could believe that Thomas Beckham was the kind of man to leave a woman at the altar, but he couldn't marry his bride-to-be. Not after what he'd seen her do. His only choice was to leave and never look back--and to keep to himself everything he'd witnessed.
After the wedding-that-wasn't, everyone, including Kelly Ralston, went on to other things. Or so it had always seemed. But ten years later, Kelly finds herself attending the funeral of another one of the bridesmaids--the third member of the wedding party to meet a tragic death. Kelly can't help but wonder if the deaths are a coincidence. Or are they linked? If so, who will be targeted next?
Thomas Beckham may be her only chance to find the killer. Before the killer finds her...
He can handle it. All he needs to do is follow some rules:
Remember she's your boss, nothing else.
Don't start letting the arrangement get all cozy and domestic and personal.
Don't notice, don't want, don't feel and definitely don't touch.
But apparently, when it comes to Natalie, rules are meant to be broken….
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Christmas in Hawthorn Bay
Mayor Nora Carson knows that council's plans for the Killian mansion will attract the last person she wants to see: Jack Killian. Run out of town in high school, Jack is back to protect his turf—but he'll find Nora's eleven-year-old secret. She can't tell him how she became a single mother. Or why her son has the Killians' blue eyes…
Husband Under Construction
When life gets topsy-turvy, Roxie Ducharme seeks refuge in the New Mexico town she left years before. But as she renovates her uncle's home, she faces an unforeseen obstacle: contractor Noah Garrett. He's as alluring as he once was. Too bad he doesn't want the house and kids of Roxie's dreams. Or will she change his mind?
Drew Townsend does. And in his secret fantasy Laura Nolan returns. Three years ago, she ran away, leaving her engagement ring and a useless little note. Laura had told him to get on with his life, meet other women and forget her. And he had…except for the last part.
Then one day Laura does come back, but not to him. She comes back to find out what secrets lay buried in her past—a past she can't really remember.
Maybe once she remembers, she can get on with her life. And maybe, just maybe, that life can include Drew.
When Ellie Gresham arrives at the inn for a mystery weekend, she's shaken by the veiled warnings from an elusive, darkly handsome guest. Warnings that this game of murder is about to turn deadly.
Twenty years ago, the tragic death of Emily Carlyle's mother was blamed on the Lost Angel curse. Now Emily has come to the inn looking for answers. Instead she finds a disturbing attraction to a man whose father may have been her mother's lover…and murderer.
For Olivia Hamilton, turning the Victorian mansion on the rugged cliffs of the Maine coast into a B and B is a dream come true—a fresh start well away from the shadows of her past. She never expected to find love again. But will the curse turn her dream into a nightmare?
Lorsque la belle et riche Justine Millner disparaît du jour au lendemain, les spéculations les plus folles courent à Firefly Glen, petite ville nichée dans la vallée de l'Adirondack. Mais le mystère reste entier... jusqu'à ce que, deux ans plus tard, son corps soit retrouvé au bord du lac qui jouxte sa luxueuse propriété, et que Mike Frome, son ex-mari, soit accusé du meurtre. Une hypothèse invraisemblable pour Suzie Strickland, artiste au tempérament rebelle secrètement amoureuse de Mike depuis le lycée, et qui ne garde de Justine qu'un souvenir amer : elle n'a jamais pu rivaliser avec la jolie blonde dédaigneuse que Mike a finalement épousée parce qu'elle attendait un enfant de lui... Aujourd'hui, n'écoutant que son instinct, et guidée par le désir inavoué de revoir Mike, Suzie décide d'aider celui qu'elle n'a jamais oublié à prouver son innocence. Elle ne se doute pas, ce faisant, qu'elle va ouvrir une terrifiante boîte de Pandore...