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For Jill Jacobi, who's on the run with her younger brother, Indigo Springs is the perfect place to hide. So no matter how powerfully attracted she is to the kind veterinarian, Dan Maguire is a risk she can't afford to take.
Except every instinct is telling her he's a man she can count on. And Dan seems so sure that they'd be right together. It's tempting to lose herself in her own growing feelings for this tender, handsome man. If she could only trust him with her secret…
Lies brought her here. Will lies keep them apart?
Unfortunately, Doyle knows how to bring the goods and make her mojo sit up and beg.
Doyle is only too happy to oblige Sal in her hour of need, but then she demands more, and she's perfectly happy playing dirty to get it. He wants more, too—more than just sex, that is, and it's something Sal's not willing to give. But Doyle is in this for the long haul now, and he's prepared to fight even dirtier to get what he wants. Even if that means they both keep losing all their clothes in the process...
Each book in the Naughty or Nice series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 No More Mr. Nice Guy
Book #2 Ask Me Nicely
Being trapped in a strange town in a freak blizzard is scary enough, but Julie Marlowe went into labor in someone's driveway! Lucky for her, a handsome stranger came to her rescue. Several hours later, Julie was the proud mother of an infant son…and in danger of falling for the sexy vet who delivered her baby!
Lukas Garrett didn't know how much he wanted to be a father—or a husband!—until he helped bring Julie's little boy into the world. Now mother and child have grabbed hold of his once-guarded heart. But Julie's past could derail her future with Luke, unless she's willing to trust her heart to this man for the chance to have the family of her dreams….
One of them is affectionate, loving, and eternally loyal –– a companion for life who lives only to make you happy...
Small–town veterinarian Megan Rose doesn't usually wake up next to strangers. But this morning she finds one sleeping in her bed. Unfortunately, "Baywatch" a stray puppy, doesn't belong at the address on her tags, either: the mansion of Sutter Foley, millionaire software mogul and six fabulous feet of gorgeous, eligible male.
Sutter doesn't even like dogs. He does, however, like the sexy, spunky vet who's trying to saddle him with a pooch. The animal magnetism they share is intense, but so is the spotlight in which Sutter lives. Can Megan stand the heat? Though her outspoken ways make a lot of waves in Sutter's goldfish–bowl world, he's never enjoyed life so much. Could she be the trustworthy companion he's been looking for . . . or should he stick with the dog?
It's the old story: girl meets dog . . . girl and dog meet guy . . . guy loses girl, gets dog . . . Or will there be a frisky new twist to this puppy's tale?
The Dogfather is a contemporary romance series from New York Times bestselling author Roxanne St. Claire celebrating what she loves most: hot guys, great dogs, big families...and true love. And a portion of the proceeds from every book in the series will be donated to the Alaqua Animal Refuge in the author's home state of Florida!
Trace Bancroft has been in prison for fourteen years paying for a mistake that cost a man his life. Now released, Trace heads back to Bitter Bark with his mutt, Meatball, and runs into Daniel Kilcannon, who offers to provide some medical care for the dog. Trace knows that would mean seeing Molly Kilcannon, a girl who shared one crazy night with him before his life took a turn for the worst. But when Meatball’s illness intensifies, Trace has no choice. He has to face Molly again, and pray she’ll save his dog, no matter what their history.
When Trace Bancroft arrives at Waterford Farm with a critically ill dog, Molly Kilcannon’s entire world is rocked to the core. Firmly believing Trace died in a bar fight years ago, Molly never told anyone that the bad boy of Bitter Bark was the father of Prudence Kilcannon, her very good thirteen-year-old daughter. But Molly has promised to tell Pru the truth about her conception, and now that truth is a living, breathing ex-con whose very existence could change everything, including a precious mother-daughter relationship.
It doesn’t take long for Molly to realize there’s more to this sexy man than his dark past and tattooed arms. And while the realization that he’s a father is the best thing to ever happen to him, Trace doubts anything could make him worthy of Pru or her spirited veterinarian mother. As they nurse Meatball back to health and grow ever closer, Trace and Molly have to decide when and how to tell Pru the truth. But will the secret that binds their hearts be the very thing that breaks them apart?
The Dogfather Series
Daniel Kilcannon is known as “The Dogfather” for a reason. It’s not just his renowned skills as a veterinarian, his tremendous love of dogs, or the fact that he has turned his homestead in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains into a world class dog training and rescue facility. Just ask his six grown children who run Waterford Farm for him, and they’ll tell you that their father’s nickname is due to his uncanny ability to pull a few strings to get what he wants. And what he wants is for his four sons and two daughters to find the kind of life-changing love he had with his dearly departed wife, Annie. This old dog has a few new tricks…and he’ll use them to see his pack all settled into their happily ever afters!
Seeing Adam Waters is the last thing veterinarian Megan Young expects. Ex-Marine. Ex-boyfriend. And still extremely dangerous territory. But Adam doesn't know the secret Megan has been keeping from him. The secret that was created three years ago, after their last night together...
Adam returns to Raven's Cove to sell his home in a final break with the town and memories that haunt him. The problem is that his attraction to Megan is as blazing hot as it ever was. But when a vicious smear campaign against Megan turns ugly, Adam learns the truth he never knew—he has a son.
Now the only way Megan can protect her child is to strike a bargain with Adam. And it's a bargain that looks a lot like blackmail...
Each book in the Once a Marine series is STANDALONE:
*The Baby Bargain
*Her Temporary Hero
*Exposing the Heiress
Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again.
Talyton St George, the story so far:
Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex)
Must Be Love (Maz and Alex)
The Sweetest Thing
It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex)
The Village Vet
Vets in Love
The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home)
Follow Me Home
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'Woodman weaves a beguiling tale grounded in her own experience' Choice
Take care of her father's ranch for a few weeks? No problem. Jodie De Vanti is a successful lawyer, so how hard could it be to oversee a bunch of cows?
Turns out it's pretty hard…especially when she has to beg for help from Sam Hyatt, the vet her father almost ruined. Between her father's new prize horse getting injured and his prize bull going belly-up, not to mention the cows that are calving, she'd be done if not for Sam.
And just to make things more interesting, he's the first man who's fascinated her in a long time. If these sparks between them mean anything, that attraction goes both ways.
The baby buggy containing the pink-clad triplets arrives at the ranch with a note… asking Kurt McCabe to step up to the plate. Being a son of that honorable, family-first clan, he'd never turn his back on a person—three miniature persons—in need. But he can't do it alone. That's where Paige Chamberlain comes in.
The pediatric surgeon is ready to start her own family, with or without a husband. But foster parenting the adorable infant girls, even temporarily, is an offer no woman who longs for a child can resist. Even if it means sharing baby detail with the devilishly handsome vet…Paige's old childhood rival.
They may or may not be his, but Kurt's getting used to having the tiny tykes—and Paige—around the ranch. And he just thought of the perfect solution!
Rebuilding relationships with sisters takes time. And her upcoming jewelry show requires focus. There's no room in her life for anything else. But when her childhood sweetheart Jackson, now a sexy veterinarian, walks back into her life, she's falling in love all over again.
She's torn between Jackson and her career. But this time, Jackson has two kids. When she walks away, she'll hurt three people. Fiona has to return to New York and Jackson can't leave Spruce Lake. Do they dare risk a second chance?
Aidan "Ace" Hart left Flynn McKinley heartbroken when he put family duty above her feelings. Then one night, the old passions were reignited and now Flynn is about to get something she's always wanted—a child to love.
Ace takes his responsibilities very seriously. Running Thunder Ranch and his busy veterinary practice leaves little time for a personal life. That'll only get worse now that he's spending every spare minute with Midnight, the champion rodeo stallion he hopes will save the ranch from financial disaster.
Flynn refuses to marry Ace and be yet one more "responsibility" to him. She wants Ace to want to marry her! And until he admits he loves her, she's determined to raise her baby alone….
Roy Lee can't wait to tell the world that he loves Margot. He respected her decision to keep their affair quiet—until now. It's time for everyone to know Margot is his gal...especially Ryan Martin, her new assistant. He's formed an attachment to Margot and Roy Lee is sure the city boy's unexplained appearance in Pike means he's up to no good.
Margot just wants to help Ryan fit in, and Roy Lee's jealousy soon drives a wedge between them. A wedge that only increases when Margot is roped into Ryan's secret, too...
Check-in: Veterinarian Alex McAlester is the man to go to in Cooper’s Corner for sound advice and a shoulder to lean on. But don't ask him to get emotionally involved. Since his wife's death eight years ago, his closest relationship has been with his dog, Bagel—until he insists on "helping out" Jenny Taylor…by marrying her!
Checkout: Jenny has been diagnosed with a rare illness, and if she were Alex's spouse, his insurance would cover her mounting medical costs. But Jenny wants more than a marriage based on gratitude. She wants those strong shoulders…and Alex's love.
Anna Barlow is giving herself a fresh start, leaving everything about her old life behind. With a new name, a new career and a new look, everything about her has changed since the night her daughter Becca was conceived. Anna finds out just how different she looks when an emergency farm call brings her face to face with her baby's father. . .and he has no idea who she is.
Chris Stevenson is on hiatus from the world of competitive show-jumping. He's returned to the family farm to get his life back in order. Nothing's been right for the past year. . . not since the night that has remained a blank in his memory. When he meets the area's newest veterinarian, Chris feels two things—instant lust and that he's met her somewhere before.
As they struggle to reconcile the night he can't remember, both Chris and Anna must learn to trust each other and the idea of what family really means.
She's not that kind of girl!
Veterinarian Jess Alexander doesn't have one-night stands with the best man at a coworker's wedding. But thirtysomething divorcée Jess is definitely in a rut that a night of reckless passion with a younger man just might break. And what better candidate than criminally good-looking Sean Paterson?
Being with Sean is exhilarating. But where could this relationship possibly go? Expecting anything more than a good time from Sean is a one-way ticket to heartbreak. Against her better judgment, Jess can't walk away from whatever this is…not yet.
Veterinarian J.T. “Rush” Rushford isn’t looking forward to Christmas. It’ll be his first without his beloved four-year-old daughter, Claire. A year ago, Rush’s wife divorced him for another man—then broke his heart further by revealing that Claire was her lover’s child. The final blow was Rush losing all parental rights. Now he’s in Branding Iron, Texas, with his mobile vet practice, just hoping to get through the season—until something like a Christmas miracle happens . . .
Turns out Claire’s parents are going on an extended cruise, leaving Rush to take her for the holidays. It’s bittersweet, knowing that he and Claire will have to part again, maybe forever. . . . Until a smart, not to mention beautiful, lady judge with a pregnant cat and an aging mutt takes a liking to the vet and his little girl and gets involved. With her on their side, and love in their hearts, this Christmas just might be the most joyous of all . . .
“The story is full of Christmas spirit . . . Those looking for a little pre-holiday pick-me-up will find plenty to enjoy here.”
—RT Book Reviews on Just a Little Christmas
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY
As a teenager, Faith Perry couldn't wait to escape her small Montana town. Now, after eleven complicated years away, she was back, determined to figure out where she truly belonged. And it certainly wasn't with the hard-muscled cowboy with a soft spot for wounded animals.
…OR A PLACE TO CALL HOME?
Boone Pratt couldn't believe his high school crush was back! And when Faith asked him to treat her ailing dog, the still-smitten vet felt the old feelings stir. But he knew Faith's heart was in the big city. Unless he could get her to realize that their hometown was the ideal place for settling down—together.
Of course, there’s the usual pre-wedding mix-ups, and matchmaker Mary Cassidy seems to have her finger in everyone’s pie. Michelle is wrapped up in wedding plans and worrying over her barrel horse’s impending surgery. On top of all that she’s hoping that her old flame’s new wife can keep him from falling off the wagon and disrupting Michelle’s wedding.
Of course there is that old saying that true love never runs smooth, but it’s what happens on the way to the church that really throws a wrench into the happy couple’s plans.
She'd never thought she had a crush on her grumpy boss—but when Russ Hollister announced he was leaving his vet practice, the thought of not seeing him every day struck Laurel Stanton hard. Then his next proposal—that she move with him to a ranch and continue to be his assistant—made her rethink everything….
For Russ, to focus on the horses and cattle on the Cantrell ranch was the chance of a lifetime. But suddenly, facing a day without lovely Laurel's patience, smile and soothing touch would be pure purgatory. He'd made her one offer—but should he make her another?
When June Leavy finds two puppies abandoned outside during a storm, she immediately feels a bond with the adorable animals. Swindled out of her life savings by her no-good ex, she, too, was left with nothing but heartache and struggles of her own. But when she arrives at the local veterinary clinic, June is met by dangerously handsome Dr. Ethan Singh, whose sexy smile threatens to disarm her hard-won emotional strength.
Back in Peach Leaf, Texas, to recover from an ugly breakup, Ethan gently tends to the puppies and their charming caretaker. But as the storm rages, so does the electric attraction between Ethan and June. Is this real, or a cruel phantom of lost love? Stranded alone at the clinic, only one thing is certain: they've got all night to figure it out…
Rust Creek Ramblings
It seems as if all we've been hearing about these days in Rust Creek Falls is folks falling in love and getting engaged. But this latest one tops them all. Dr. Brooks Smith, our favorite veterinarian, the most confirmed bachelor in all of Montana, is taking himself a bride!
The fact that he has chosen Jasmine "Jazzy" Cates, his new assistant, a visitor from Thunder Canyon, is only fueling speculation. Rumors are this "love match" is really just a business proposition, but sweet Jazzy may have something more in mind. Can she turn her convenient husband's wedding fever into a lifelong condition?
Atlanta's most eligible bachelor Trey Blackfox was used to having the best. And when it came to his real passions—women and animals—the successful veterinarian was top "dawg." That is until he met world-famous wildlife researcher Sasha Clayton. Her seductive allure and their subsequent no-strings-attached relationship soon threatened to turn lion-king Trey into a purring tomcat.
But animal magnetism was simply not enough to guarantee Sasha and Trey would be together forever. Sasha was as commitment-phobic as she was gorgeous, and Trey was loath to give up his playboy ways. Would their perfect pairing end happily ever after, or go the way of the dodo bird…and become extinct?
You've all been wondering what big-city Rebecca Peters has been doing after moving to sleepy little Danbury Way. One thing's for sure: Rebecca's full of secrets—and surprises. The beautiful fashion writer has even become an unlikely animal lover after meeting the town veterinarian, Dr. Joe Hudson.
Sure, country-boy Joe and cosmopolitan Rebecca seem an unlikely match. But these two opposites definitely attract. Joe might be able to help Rebecca finally find her long-lost father and solve the puzzle of her past—for once and for all. And this Turkey Day, Rebecca might be giving thanks for becoming the woman who opened Joe's heart!
Well, fake marriage anyway.
To keep weapons out of the hands of terrorists, Mac has to secure a fiancée. A sweet, demure, compliant fiancée to serve as his arm candy for a few weeks while he completes the covert arms deal in Mexico. His sister claims to know just the woman, and sends her best friend to play the role.
"Sweet" and "demure" aren't in Kelli Landers's repertoire. A badass veterinarian who neuters big dogs and bigger men on a regular basis, she can't wait to bring Mr. Tall-Dark-and-Detached to his knees. Her longtime crush on the commitment-phobe makes her plan to seduce him even sweeter.
Love wasn't part of the plan, but the deeper Mac and Kelli fall into their ruse, the more danger they attract, until more than just their hearts are on the line...
Each book in the Front and Center series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 Marine for Hire
Book #2 Fiancee for Hire
Book #3 Best Man for Hire
Book #4 Protector for Hire
All widowed veterinarian Zach Talbot wants is to raise his two boys in the peace and quiet of his New Mexico town. Who'd have thought that being roped into helping a woman choose a horse for her son would upend the single father's whole world?
Except ex-actress and rodeo rider Mallory Keyes isn't just any woman.
With its wide-open spaces and sky that goes on forever, Whispering Pines is the ideal temporary haven after the accident that changed Mallory's life forever. Falling for the sexy, caring man who found the perfect palomino for her eleven-year-old wasn't in her short- or long-term plans. Zach's also determined to get Mallory back in the saddle. Can she return the favor by helping to heal the still-grieving vet's heart?
Merry McBride had always dreamed of her wedding day—but being left at the altar was more like a nightmare! And though she tried to hold her head up, she never would have gotten through it if not for Nick Kincaid. Sheriff. Best man. And the best friend a girl could ever have…
All his life, Nick Kincaid had been in love with Merry, and now he had a chance—and though it meant a fight, the stakes were high. Could the perennial best man dare to hope for an upgrade in status—to groom?
Those Marrying McBrides!
The four single McBride siblings have always been unlucky in love. But it looks like their luck is about to change….
Yes, Jessie's made plenty of mistakes. Dating Tommy was one of them. One it looks as if she's never going to live down. If she can only make Rand realize she wasn't the reason his cousin went to jail, and she isn't the person Rand—and everyone else in town—thinks she is.
And that it's okay to fall in love….
The Bachelor: Luke Carson, overworked veterinarian. Though the mostly male town of Jasper Gulch had advertised for women, Luke just wanted a capable receptionist to keep him in line.
The Bride: Jillian "I'm not looking for a husband" Daniels. Exactly what the doctor ordered—and so much more.
Luke was happier than a wolf in a henhouse when Jillian agreed to work for him. Especially when he decided she was also the wife of his dreams. Sure, Jillian was the one woman in town who didn't want a husband. But if Luke could charm a raging bull into submission, how hard would it be to woo one marriage-shy lady into becoming his bride?
Bachelor Gulch. This little town wanted women—but are these bachelors ready for marriage?
Seattle event planner Allison Lane is an expert at delivering the perfect wedding—even if she might not exactly believe in the whole "'til death do us part" thing. When her father decides to tie the knot with a woman he barely knows, Allison heads to Sweet, Texas, to make sure his new honey is the real deal. What she didn't expect to find at the local honky-tonk was a sexy Southern man as bent on charming her pants off as he is on blowing her "true love doesn't exist" theory all to hell.
And they always promise . . .
Veterinarian, former Marine, and Sweet's favorite playboy Jesse Wilder takes one look at Allison and knows she's a handful of trouble he can't deny. But even after a sizzling kiss and obvious mutual attraction, it seems Allison has no such problem. When Jesse uncovers her sweet side, can he crush his playboy image, melt her cynical heart, and change her mind about taking a trip down the aisle?
From the moment Jackson Cade laid eyes on Haley Garrett, he'd known she was trouble. The lovely and sophisticated veterinarian was exactly the type of woman Jackson had vowed to steer clear of—no matter that she set every male impulse raging within him like wildfire. He fought, struggled, resisted and denied...because he knew that Haley was the one woman who could cut through the barbed wire around his heart.
For Callie Grey, coming to grips with her age means facing the fact that her boyfriend-slash-boss is way overdue with a marriage proposal. And that she's way off track, because Mark has suddenly announced his engagement to the company's new Miss Perfect. If that isn't bad enough, her mom decides to throw her a Big Three-Oh birthday bash…in the family funeral home.
Bad goes to worse when Callie stirs up a relationship with the town's single—yet not so warm and fuzzy—veterinarian, in order to flag Mark's attention. So what if Ian McFarland is more comfortable with animals? So what if he's formal, orderly and just a bit tense? Friendly, fun-loving and spontaneous Callie decides it's time for Ian to get a personality makeover. But, dang—if he doesn't shock the heck out of her, she might actually fall for Georgebury, Vermont's unlikeliest eligible bachelor….
After he discovered the truth, nothing was keeping Vic from his child...or the woman who continued to haunt his dreams. But Claire's demand for an emotional union wasn't something he could allow. His heart was closed and not even Claire, and her undeniable beauty, would change his mind.
Mike Calder was fed up with women—that is, women who took him to the cleaners and then ran away with their ex-husbands. Vowing never to be left at the altar again, he made up a list of what he wanted in a woman. And this time, he damn well intended to follow it.
Single mom Angelina Winters knew the fun had just begun when her daughter, Lily, insisted on having a dog. Especially when she met the local veterinarian, rugged Dr. Mike Calder. For a while, Angelina thought she and Mike had a good thing going…. Until she saw his list and realized she scored a perfect zero!
Nobody ever ignores Dr John MacIntyre Thorn
In the operating room he's king. His skill as a veterinary surgeon and his devotion to his four-legged patients are legendary. Unfortunately, his bedside manner with their owners needs a little work.
When Kit Lockhart brings her corgi to the clinic for treatment, Mac is scathing in his criticism. Why had she waited so long to get the little dog treated? Only when Kit turns to face him and asks him to repeat his words does he realize she can't hear.
For the first time, Mac can't raise his voice to get his way. Now he has to listen. And Kit and her young daughter have a lot to teach him.
A spellbinding new installment in the Long, Tall Texan series!
New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer welcomes you back to Jacobsville to become reacquainted with Bentley Rydel. He lives hard and loves fiercely—but sometimes it takes the right woman to make a man a hero. This rugged Texan is going to be Tough to Tame!
The new town veterinarian had a lot to offer—striking good looks, sharp wit and a fantastic intellect. Yet so far, no man had been able to see beyond Grace McKenna's considerable height. So the virginal beauty couldn't contain her amazement when rancher Daniel Cash paid her some much-needed attention. Trouble was, she didn't know if Daniel's attraction was real—or motivated by a startling situation.
Grace knew that only she could save Daniel's family name. And as she fought to keep herself out of temptation's way, she also fought her feminine need to give in to her own desires. Could she trust Daniel with her most precious gift and embrace her womanhood for once…for always…forever?
Lucy Lavender knows she should resist wickedly sexy boss, and Brazilian polo champion, Gabe Ortoya. Playboy Gabe is vet Lucy's ticket to a career in equine medicine and she's going to make full use of her valuable new contact, which means no mixing business with pleasure…as tempting as that pleasure is! But spending Christmas with Gabe—and the whole Acosta family!—opens Lucy's eyes to a whole new side of this notorious heartbreaker. After a devastating Christmas kiss under the mistletoe, Lucy finds it increasingly hard not to surrender to the temptation that is Gabe Ortoya… Especially when sinfully delicious Gabe seems to have made it his Christmas mission to get Lucy into his bed!
Fiery passion, intense love and rampaging barbarians with hearts of gold!
Look for four new sexy, steamy stories every month from Harlequin Blaze!
Her enemy. Her boss. Her lover.
He's a powerful CEO used to getting whatever he wants. And what Wyatt Jacobs says he wants is Hannah Sutherland off his property. But Hannah refuses to leave the land she loves—or her dream—behind. Forced to fight for her family horse farm, the veterinarian knows her gorgeous new boss has a kind heart hidden beneath that hard exterior. So when he makes her an offer she can't refuse—involving his bed— Hannah accepts. She'll tame this tycoon, no matter what it takes—even if it means falling in love.
What have you resolved to do by the year 2000?
Susannah Mack: The tabloids call her the most spiteful woman in America! Not only that—she's inadvertently destroyed R. D. Taggart's life in what appears to be nothing but a vendetta against her ex.
R. D. Taggart: He's a veterinarian who's finally put his past behind him. But then he gets caught in the cross fire between a blue-eyed Texas hellcat and her vindictive ex-husband.
Tag plans on doing whatever it takes to collect on his damages and somehow resurrect his reputation. But first he has to find Susannah—the beautiful woman who's stolen his life, his heart and his peace of mind.
Don't Mess with Texans is a madcap caper about love, marriage and…getting satisfaction!
New Year's Resolution #2: Harass a Hunk!
Dylan McAllister, Salt Lake City's hottest attorney-at-law, dripped masculinity like summer rain off a hot tin roof. But when Elise Allen used an inherited ticket to the New Year's bachelor auction to buy him, she had only one thing on her mind: revenge.
Dylan had taken Elise to the cleaners in the courtroom, but a week by her side in her busy vet practice would be the perfect payback. Contending with a jealous chimp, a dehydrated tarantula and an amorous pig would surely leave even a hotshot lawyer begging for mercy…if only Elise could keep her mind off his briefs.