Billionaire Romance Sale
Rumors swirl around the world-famous surgeon who just added Dr. Liliana Accardi's research lab to his vast empire. And from their first mesmerizing encounter, Antonio Balducci breaches all her defenses as he lures Lili into a passionate affair fueled by his own dark motives.
The gorgeous scientist is Antonio's entry into the family he's sworn to destroy. But his manipulations ensnare him. With his soul on fire for the woman he desires above all else, will Antonio's love prove stronger than his hunger for retribution?
After learning her billionaire father is dying, Nora Winchester O'Malley rushes to his bedside in Chicago—and right into an old friend's arms. Reid Chamberlain is there to comfort the young widowed mom when she needs it most. But what passes between them isn't mere compassion…it's sheer passion.
Reid has been all business for so long, shutting down his emotions as he built up his hotel empire. Now Nora and her adorable child have come along, stirring up demons he must face to have a shot at a future…
When navy SEAL Chance Masters returns to his Texas ranch, he can't wait for his next assignment. Civilian life doesn't suit him anymore. But then he runs into Holly Anderson. The young girl he remembers is all grown up and raising her baby niece.
Soon Chance gets close to Holly and the child—too close. The situation sends up red flags; it feels like family. After what he's seen in the line of duty, Chance can't let himself get attached. But will Holly teach him that you can come home again?
Football star Henri Reynaud won't let his career go down without a fight. If the only way to win is to reconcile with his estranged wife, he'll do what it takes. But spending time with Fiona Harper-Reynaud isn't just some ruse. The sultry beauty belongs in his bed.
Fiona doesn't know where her sexy husband's public act ends and his real feelings begin. Can she afford to fall a second time for the man every female wants? One thing is undeniable—their attraction has never flared hotter!
Former ski champion Conor Kavanagh enjoys a challenge. And he's encountered no challenge more arousing than Ellie Porter. Once, she broke his heart. Now that she's back in town? He can't seem to stay away…
But Ellie has changed. Widowed, with a baby, she has responsibilities—and secrets—weighing her down. Still, his desire for her is undeniable. Surely, he can have her without giving up his heart—or his daredevil ways? He's willing to risk it all to find out…
Left to care for her late sister's baby, Mia D'Angelo goes on a secret mission to find out if the missing father would make good daddy material. But when she tracks down Adam Chase at his beachfront mansion, her plan spins out of control and they're soon dating!
It isn't long before the reclusive billionaire realizes Mia's keeping a huge secret about the child he never knew he had. Can this guarded man learn to trust Mia after her initial deception…and trust himself around this incredibly sexy woman?
Whatever possessed Emma Braithwaite to move to Silver Glen? She had no illusions that being in Aidan Kavanagh's hometown would reignite their love. But now that Aidan's returned for his brother's Christmas wedding, it's clear her explosive attraction to him has lost none of its power.
She is the cool English beauty whose betrayal once shattered his heart. So Aidan's not looking for reconciliation—all he wants is Emma in his bed! Needless to say, Emma has other ideas; she's not settling for anything less than commitment this time…
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A NOT-SO-INNNOCENT SEDUCTION
BABY FOR KEEPS
Venture capitalist Leo Reynolds is married to his work, but now he needs a wife. Someone to run his home, host his parties—and accept a marriage that's strictly business. His one rule: love will play no part in their union. At least that's the lie he tells himself, until he meets his match….
Enter Daniella White—handpicked by the matchmaker as the perfect wife. Marriage to Leo means security, and she's willing to give up passion for friendship. But the moment they meet, sparks fly. And now temptation—and Leo's own heart—have the billionaire ready to change all the rules.
For years, billionaire producer Max Ford believed Raine Monroe had betrayed him. Now that he's back in his hometown, he wants answers. But his ex plans to keep her mouth shut and her heart far away from temptation…until a snowstorm strands them—with her baby—in her cozy farmhouse. Soon Raine is falling faster than the snow outside….
But she has to put a stop to it before a fling with Hollywood's hottest bachelor jeopardizes her chances of officially adopting her daughter—before saying goodbye again becomes impossible…before dark secrets from their past finally come to light….
All business, all the time, is billionaire Leo Cavallo's motto. So two months of forced relaxation is certainly not the CEO's idea of a Christmas bonus. Then he meets his neighbor, the irresistible Phoebe Kemper, and a storm forces them to become roommates. Suddenly, the holidays are looking a whole lot brighter.
But beautiful Phoebe isn't living alone. She's babysitting her infant nephew. Somehow, playing temporary family is surprisingly appealing. But what will Leo choose when it's time to go home?
She'd once been his world. Now, she'll be his wife.
Luc Cavallo runs a multimillion-dollar business. He handles crises without blinking. Until the woman he once loved appears in his office, looking as beautiful as she did a decade ago. Holding someone else's baby and asking Luc for protection.
No one who knows his history with Hattie Parker would blame him if he kicked her out. But he won't be cruel, not with a child involved. So, he'll play Daddy to Hattie's adopted child. And then he'll finally have Hattie where he wants her—in his bed, wearing his ring…
The first step…mix business with pleasure
New hairdo? Makeup? A dress? Where did his efficient secretary go? Because the woman in front of Brandon Duke is not the Kelly Meredith who left on vacation two weeks ago. He is shocked—and curiously enchanted—by her transformation.
She says this makeover is all part of her plan…to become more seductive. And this billionaire is just the man to give his suddenly sultry assistant a few lessons in love. He'll go slow, savor every moment and then say goodbye—as long as he can remember just who is seducing who!
Family was everything. Control was everything else. So when Lucas Demarco discovered he shared custody of his orphaned niece, he was determined to change the situation at once. Especially since the baby's aunt, Devin Hartley, despised all the Demarcos.
Yet he'd underestimated Devin's devotion. She believed he only wanted the baby as part of a family power play. But Lucas had their niece's best interest at heart. Convincing Devin of that fact wouldn't be easy.
Especially when his desire for her was out of control—and about to turn them from enemies into lovers.
Because of the terms of a will, Garrett Holden had to share his stepfather's tiny cabin in Maine with Ana Birch for one month. A hardened businessman, Garrett was lost moments after meeting the beautiful stranger, and he knew spending thirty days together would be pure torture on his libido. But as hard as he tried to resist Ana's charms, the die-hard bachelor was quickly captivated by her compassionate nature, her zest for life…and her tempting curves. Still, Ana's true identity remained a mystery—who exactly was the lovely Ana Birch, why was she named in the will…and how could he walk away from her once the thirty days were up?
He'd certainly never set eyes on—much less gone to bed with—Tula Barrons. That he would have remembered. Yet businessman Simon Bradley agreed to let Tula and her infant cousin—a child she claimed was his—stay in his mansion until he had proof of the little boy's paternity.
But having Tula under his roof revealed something unexpected—her father had once nearly destroyed Simon's business. The billionaire now had the perfect opportunity for revenge. He could seduce Tula and take away the baby she loved…but if he succeeded, he could lose all he'd come to care for.
But one dance with the petite, oh-so-sweet Colleen, and the passion that had smoldered in him all these years blazed to life.... Did Gavin dare risk his wounded heart with the temptress who had broken it once before?
One look at beguiling beauty Kirsten, and Seth knew he wanted to be more than just her boss. Was it her resistance to his charms that kept him captive, or was it the urge to take her to his bed? All he knew was, he always got what he wanted...and he wouldn't rest until Kirsten surrendered to him—one sizzling kiss at a time!
With the heart of another man beating in his chest, billionaire Gray MacInnes found himself dreaming of a stranger's beautiful face and smooth, velvety skin. Catherine was a woman he surely would've remembered had they ever met, and yet he seemed to know her like no other. Had he received more than just his donor's heart...? Did he have his memories, as well? And were Catherine's responses to him real, or merely transplanted emotions?
Becoming the new owner of Hickory Hills Thoroughbred farm was not in billionaire Jake Garnier's plans. Becoming a father was even more unimaginable. For his new business came with one Heather McGwire, ranch manager…and mother to Jake's secret child.
After barely surviving his own father's desertion, Jake knew he couldn't walk away from his responsibilities. Marriage seemed the only solution. Yet Heather wouldn't settle for simple sweet talk and seduction. If Jake wanted a real family, he'd have to saddle up for the long ride.
Mr. August: Luke Garnier, rich as royalty, sexy as sin
Looking for: A fast track to fatherhood
The mother-to-be? His straitlaced secretary.
Business meant staying focused on the bottom line, and Luke wasn't looking for a wife. Just an heir…with no strings attached. Persuading his faithful assistant, Haley Rollins, to be his surrogate seemed an expedient solution. But once shy Haley joined him in their marriage bed, the construction mogul discovered their business arrangement had some world-rocking "employee benefits"….
Mr. May: Damien Medici, überbillionaire
Mission: Revenge…through any means
Method: Seduction, of course!
Finally he could avenge his family. And the key to achieving all Damien desired lay in the hands of his sweet new secretary, Emma Weatherfield. She could reveal the privileged information he so desperately wanted. But in order to gain Emma's trust, he had to win her love. Romancing his way into Emma's heart was easier than he'd imagined. Doing so without entrapping himself, however, was not something this risk-taker had ever anticipated.
Man of the Month: A select member of The Billionaires Club—self-made men…rich in everything but love!
WIFE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER
To save the family fortune, billionaire Jack Osland had to marry a woman he barely knew. Getting struggling clothing designer Kristy Mahoney to a Las Vegas chapel a minute after meeting her was no problem. Even though she supposedly loved someone else. Prenup in hand, Jack planned to enjoy his wedding-night privileges, then walk away with the untouchable Osland billions. He'd teach his gorgeous temporary bride a little lesson and have a very merry Christmas. But he had married the wrong woman....
Billionaire Gabriel Vaughn had all but forgotten the past...until Debbie Harris arrived at his luxury resort. She'd walked away from him once, but now he wasn't letting her leave his island without exacting his own brand of revenge— the ultimate seduction.
Debbie realized Gabriel would only release her if she revealed the true reasons she'd left him years ago. But could she resist their heated attraction long enough to learn if Gabriel had a deeper motive for making her the billionaire's captive?
Emma McKinley was shocked when billionaire hotel
magnate Alex Garrison tossed her a lifeline—
baited with an heirloom engagement ring and
a pre-nup an inch thick. It was a textbook marriage
of convenience: he calls off her creditors; she gives
him half her company.
But the elaborate game of make-believe soon became
more intoxicating than either of them expected.
Could a marriage built on a lie withstand the test of
Beauty who defied the beast!
An invitation to France is the fresh start Danielle needs. But throwing off the shackles of her old life and asserting her independence proves difficult in the presence of formidable tycoon Lee Bradford.
The injury that ended his racing career has left Lee dark and brooding. Danielle is a breath of fresh air, but her innocent spirit can only be tainted by his damaged soul. Should he fight their attraction—or will Danielle be the one to redeem this ruthless billionaire?
Originally published in 1990 as Garden of Eden.
An unquenchable desire…
When Wendy Monroe left Cooper's Corner she'd been a championship skier in the making…and madly in love with Seth Castleman. Until an accident on the slopes shattered her dreams—and her heart.
Now Wendy has returned for life-changing surgery and comes face to face with Seth again. He's more devastatingly handsome than ever, and it soon becomes clear that the chemistry between them still burns hot. Will Wendy overcome the past and be reunited with her billionaire?
A Cooper's Corner novel.
Originally published in 2002 as Dancing in the Dark.
Hardened cynic Dare James is furious. Some woman has gotten her claws into his grandfather. He returns in a blaze of fury to the family estate to lay down the law…only to find himself attracted to the woman he had every intention of evicting.
Carly Evans is horrified—she's his grandfather's doctor, not a gold digger! She can't wait to wipe the smug smile from Dare's frustratingly handsome face. Only before she knows it, Carly is caught in an inescapable web of attraction…and suddenly defying the billionaire's command is the last thing she wants to do!
1. Filing: ensure all ex-girlfriends are kept safely out of sight.
2. Expenses: all jewelry must be received one week from termination of relationship.
3. Diary management: there must be no clashes in his heavy dating schedule.
When Harriet McKenna's own relationship goes up in smoke, her ruthless boss, Alex Katona, challenges her to take a leaf out of his book and embark on an illicit affair with him! This means being at his beck and call beyond office hours, and in return Alex promises to show Harriet how pleasurable life can be…
Every night, prima ballerina Anya Ilyushin dances for Roman Zverev—the man who once captured her heart, before shattering it. Anya has buried the fragments behind an impenetrable wall, but when Roman saunters into her dressing room, their fierce attraction is rekindled…
Beneath Roman's wealth and sophistication lies an untamed wildness—there's nothing civilized about what he feels for Anya! He left before their longing could consume them both, but memories were branded onto his soul. Now he's back and determined to make Anya his own!
Nikolai Eristov lives by one rule: never look back. The inscrutable tycoon has buried his past so deep that, to the outside world, the only thing driving him is his personal chauffeur.
Until Nikolai meets elegant ballet dancer Rachel Cary at a wedding… Behind her practiced smile and innate sensuality, he glimpses a woman running from shadows as dark as his own.
One electric night together leads Nikolai to promise Rachel two weeks of exquisite pleasure. Except for the first time, this indomitable billionaire lied. Because two weeks isn't nearly enough!
Conall Devlin is a ruthless man ready to achieve ultimate success. So, to acquire the missing piece to his property portfolio, he's willing to accept an unusual term of the contract…taming his client's wayward daughter!
Party girl Amber Carter appears to live a life of luxurious frivolity, but deep down she feels lost and alone in her material world. Until one morning her new landlord turns up, every inch of him pinstriped-clad perfection, offering her an ultimatum: either Amber is thrown out onto the streets or she accepts her first ever job—being at his beck and call day and night…
Conveniently wedded, passionately bedded!
For gardener Cassandra Rich, working in the foothills of Tuscany is the perfect way to escape her past. Until the man of the manor graces the villa with his presence and Cassandra with his attention.
Marco di Fivizzano can't take his eyes off the delectable Cass. So when he requires a plus one for a gala, Marco will uncover who this fiery blonde is—over dinner, or in his bed!
In Marco's arms, Cass blossoms, finding the freedom she's always craved…until she discovers she's pregnant and bound to the billionaire forever!
Diana Taylor's marriage to playboy Coburn Grant was short, passionate and blazed brightly until the reality of their different worlds set in. Now, years later, Coburn has finally agreed to a divorce. Except one last pleasurable night together seals their fate—with a baby!
Diana knows Coburn will never sign the papers now—he will have his wife and child. And, whisked away to a tropical island paradise, it's increasingly difficult to ignore their primal hunger for each other. With his legacy growing inside her, can Diana deny the one man she could never resist?
When Sergio Burzi's table at an exclusive London restaurant is invaded by a stunning woman fleeing a blind date, he's intrigued. Candid, innocent artist Susie Sadler is nothing like the women he normally dates. The urge to sweep her into his gilded realm—if only for the night—is overwhelming.
to nine months!
But there are repercussions to taking what you want, and Sergio's rigidly controlled world is soon shattered—Susie's pregnant! Now they'll have to find a way to face their uncertain future together and resist the craving for each other that impulsive night ignited…
When one night…leads to pregnancy!
Francesca Masseria is mortified. On her first day working for renowned tycoon Harrison Grant, she accidentally hits the panic button and watches in horror as security puts her boss in handcuffs! Normally poised and efficient, Harrison's enigmatic presence leaves Francesca flustered.
Harrison is furious. He can't afford any distractions with a high-stakes deal on the table, and his new assistant is as diverting for her beauty as her incompetence! He should fire her, but she's determined to make up for their disastrous meeting by anticipating his every need. Except, what Harrison's beginning to want from Francesca isn't part of her job description!
Cesare Sabatino never intended to marry. But if his thoughts did ever stray in that direction, the lucky woman's answer would have been a resounding "yes". Imagine his surprise when Lizzie Whitaker turns him down on the spot!
To get his hands on her Mediterranean island inheritance, Cesare must wed innocent Lizzie…and ensure she's carrying his heir! Luckily the formidable Italian is legendary for his powers of persuasion. With Lizzie desperate to save her family's farm, it's only a matter of time before she gives in…and discovers the many pleasurable benefits of wearing this tycoon's ring.
Hotshot entrepreneur Benjamin Da Silva is used to being in the driver's seat, but when he finds himself in need of a chauffeur, beautiful, straight-talking Jess Murphy proves that sometimes taking his foot off the pedal can be equally pleasurable!
Jess isn't impressed by his wealth, but each glimpse in the rearview mirror has her aching to climb into the backseat and submit to Benjamin's every command. His recent takeover cost her her job, and she knows she should steer clear—so why can't she get off the collision course leading right toward Benjamin?
Once the heartthrob of London's elite, gorgeous Nicolo Chatsfield now lives alone in his family's crumbling estate. No one dares reach out to his tormented soul…. Until a glimmer of hope enters Nicolo's lonely world, bringing light to the shadows….
Sophie Ashdown knows about painful pasts and has no intention of redeeming Nicolo—she just needs him to attend the Chatsfield shareholders' meeting! But she's not prepared for this darkly compelling Chatsfield, and soon Sophie is under Nicolo's spell, easing his pain in the most pleasurable way!
Welcome to Chatsfield House!
Collect all 8 titles in The Chatsfield miniseries:
Sheikh's Scandal, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Lucy Monroe
Playboy's Lesson, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Melaine Milburne
Socialite's Gamble, by Michelle Conder
Billionaire's Secret, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Chantelle Shaw
Tycoon's Temptation, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Trish Morey
Rival's Challenge, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Abby Green
Rebel's Bargain, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Annie West
Heiress's Defiance, by USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Lynn Raye Harris
What is his intern's photo doing on an escort website? Bastian Christou doesn't know if he's more surprised by her double life, or her stunning photo—she's kept those curves well hidden! He has an ex-fiancée to keep at bay and Emmie Marshall might just be the best armor money can buy.
Emmie is outraged when Bastian, her uncompromising boss, confronts her. She had no idea her photo was online. But his check's been cashed and he's come to collect his prize… A weekend in Greece. With her. Alone. Their relationship might be fake, but Emmie's trepidation is all too real!
When Serena's engagement to a property developer ends, she vows to avoid rich men! As a hairdresser, she wasn't good enough for her fiancé—as she overhears tycoon Nic Moretti comment at a party!
Serena's shocked when her new job brings her into contact with Nic. Determined to teach him a lesson, she's shaken by the passionate relationship that develops. But does this billionaire want a high-society bride?
An afternoon at the races—laced with champagne and women—is just another event for Ethan Cartwright, until the very ordinary Daisy Donahue catches his eye.
Daisy knows to keep her head down and to stay invisible amongst the throngs of designer-clad Australian socialites. But ruthless Ethan is intrigued by her and can't resist one passionate embrace!
Daisy is devastated to be fired for a kiss—she needs her job! That's where Ethan comes in. He has a new role in mind: housekeeper by day, bedmate by night….
Catherine can't beleive her late landlady has left the manor to workaholic Zach Talent! He may be handsome, but he makes it perfectly clear that he wants Catherine off his new property. However, their stormy encounter arouses passion of another kind—and soon she's sharing his bed!
But despite the explosive deiser between them, Zach instists that this must be a no-strings affair. Catherine knows that she's in love with the man who exists beneath Zach's tough exterior...and to be his mistress is better than to be nothing to him at all... .
James Logan knew it was time to take a wife and produce an heir. Megan was perfect for his plans: shy, unworldly and quickly seduced by the Sydney advertising tycoon's devilish charm. She was pregnant on their wedding day.
The honeymoon was barely over when Megan had a miscarriage and the scales fell from her eyes: she was trapped in a convenient marriage, and James expected her to conceive again soon. She should have demanded a divorce, but Megan was facing the uncomfortable truth: she'd fallen in love with her ruthless husband….
Plain, plump Kitty Karedes is the forgotten princess—until she has to host the palace ball. Kitty plans everything perfectly, but doesn't have time to buy herself a showstopping dress!
At the ball, Greek tycoon Nikos Angelaki mistakes homely Kitty for a waitress. She flees, her confidence in tatters but her identity still a secret. When Nikos espies her again, she's swimming naked in the moonlight—her frumpy clothes were hiding luscious curves! But next morning Nik discovers he's seduced a princess…and made her pregnant with his baby!
Kathryn thought she knew Hugh Parkinson, a charming, rakish playboy who was used to women being served to him on a plate. In his eyes she was just his utterly efficient, slightly uptight assistant.
Until she nearly lost the thing that mattered most to her, and unexpectedly Hugh was there to help: he was prepared to marry her! But the catch… Hugh wanted this convenient marriage to keep Kathryn not only as his trusty assistant—but also to warm his bed….
Though he's superrich and supereligible, marriage hasn't been on Russell McClain's agenda. Instead the handsome Sydney tycoon is focused on personal revenge—and Nicole Power, his sworn enemy's daughter, is central to his plan. She will pay for her fraudster father's sins. Russell will ruthlessly seduce her, bed her and discard her….
But when Russell's desire for Nicole becomes very real and very strong, one night is not enough. However, making Nicole his willing wife might just satisfy his need for vengeance….
When Tamalyn Haynes agrees to be a bridesmaid, she doesn't realize she will be dancing with the best man—notorious tycoon Fletcher Stanton!
Fletcher is relentless in pursuing his desires—and intent on bedding wide-eyed Tammy. But he has one condition: it's to be a temporary romance only. Marriage is not an option. However, their passionate nights together lead to Tammy dropping a bombshell. Unintentionally, Fletcher Stanton's mistress is pregnant with his forbidden baby….
Jacob "Sin" Sinclair's one night with prim Luccy ended with an unexpected twist: she left him in the early hours of the morning, without a word!
Luccy was overawed by the sinful billionaire's luxury penthouse. Her cheeks still burn when she thinks of how she succumbed to one night of exquisite pleasure. But her shame is only heightened when she discovers she's expecting Sin's baby!
Sin wastes no time in tracking her down. The Sinclair heir, inheritor to his billions, will not be illegitimate!
When Roane Elliott meets a naked stranger on the beach, her second thought is to challenge his trespassing. Her first thought makes her innocent heart beat quite erratically!
Then she discovers the stranger is Adam Bryant, the wickedly smoldering son of the Bryant dynasty. After a decade away, he's back to claim what's rightfully his…however willful the prize.
Roane is determined to resist him, but the temptation is overwhelming. His bedroom door is open and she's walking toward surrender….
Handsome but brutally scarred, elusive billionaire Ethan Alexander shuns the limelight. So when his gallant rescue of Savannah Ross forces him into the media's glare, he's less than thrilled.
Savannah's buxom figure belies her inexperience—she's not quite sure how to handle her fierce protector! But when he whisks her to his palace deep in the Tuscan hills, she sees a glimpse of the magnificence beneath his flaws. This is a man with a darkened heart in need of salvation—and only an innocent in his bed can unlock it….
Argentinean billionaire Alejandro D'Arienzo has fresh prey: heiress Tamsin Calthorpe. He sees her as a ravishing but spoiled beauty who destroyed his past—and he's ready to settle the score!
What Alejandro doesn't know is that Tamsin loved him, hiding her naïveté under the guise of willful sophistication. Now a talented designer, she's working hard to prove herself, despite her pedigree. But her credibility is in the hands of merciless Alejandro, who offers an ultimatum: her name in ruins, or her body in his bed….
To get the hordes of predatory women off his back, billionaire Salvatore Cardini impulsively asks his petite office cleaner to be his convenient mistress!
Jessica reluctantly agrees—who would say no to such an incredibly attractive and commanding man? But he is on the international rich list, with a glamorous lifestyle to match, while she has to work two jobs just to survive. What she hasn't realized is her role isn't just to be on his arm in public—but to be his mistress in private, too!
Heiress Ashling Fitzgerald has come home determined to prove that she's changed. Secretly she wants to make amends—with the tall, dark housekeeper's son she left behind. But he's not the boy she once knew—Gabriel Burke is now an infamous billionaire!
Gabe thinks Ashling is still incredibly sexy. He doesn't want her apologies. Instead he wants her in his bed—he wants revenge…. But once he's got it, Gabe discovers he's so hungry for more….