How to Keep a Secret

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“Fans of Karen White and Susan Wiggs will savor Morgan’s pairing of a second-chance romance with an intense family drama.”—Booklist, Starred Review

“Emotional, riveting and uplifting. If you’ve got a sister, you’ve got to read this book!”—Susan Mallery, #1 New York Times bestselling author

“Jane Green meets Sophie Kinsella. Heartwarming, emotional, funny and real - I adored this book!”—New York Times bestselling author, Jill Shalvis

When three generations of women are brought together by crisis, they learn over the course of one hot summer the power of family to support, nourish and surprise

Lauren has the perfect life…if she ignores the fact it’s a fragile house of cards, and that her daughter Mack has just had a teenage personality transplant.

Jenna is desperate to start a family with her husband, but it’s… Just. Not. Happening. Her heart is breaking, but she’s determined to keep her trademark smile on her face.

Nancy knows she hasn’t been the best mother, but how can she ever tell Lauren and Jenna the reason why?

Then life changes in an instant, and Lauren, Mack, Jenna and Nancy are thrown together for a summer on Martha’s Vineyard. Somehow, these very different women must relearn how to be a family. And while unraveling their secrets might be their biggest challenge, the rewards could be infinite.

Heartwarming and fresh, Sarah Morgan’s brilliant new novel is a witty and deeply uplifting look at the power of a family of women.
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Get swept away with these classic billionaire romances by four talented Presents authors, all in one exciting collection!

Million-Dollar Love-Child by Sarah Morgan

Kimberley Townsend’s little boy is in danger, and the only person who can help is his father, Brazilian billionaire Luc Santoro. Luc doesn’t even know his son even exists, and believes Kimberley to be a lying gold digger. He’ll give her the money, but he wants something in return… Yet Kimberley’s no longer the naive virgin he bedded years ago. And she’s about to make him lose control in ways he never imagined…!

Claiming His One-Night Baby by Michelle Smart

One night… Seeing Natasha Pellegrini at her husband’s funeral propels Matteo Manaserro back to a time before she shattered his trust. Caught in a potent mix of emotion, they surrender to their explosive passion!

One secret… Unable to share the truth about her sexless marriage, Natasha was a virgin until Matteo’s touch branded her as his.

One baby… When Matteo discovers Natasha is pregnant he knows they must present a united front. He might never trust her—but he’s intent on claiming his baby. Except he hasn’t bargained on their insatiable chemistry binding them together so completely!

A Virgin for a Vow by Melanie Milburne

London’s top relationship columnist Abby Hart can’t tell anyone her biggest secret: not only is her perfect fiancé entirely fictional, she is also utterly untouched. Invited to attend a prestigious charity ball with her Ôhusband-to-be’, she throws herself upon the mercy of brooding millionaire Luke Shelverton.

After his own engagement ended tragically, Luke is reluctant to take credit for Abby’s diamond ring. But to protect her reputation he agrees to a convenient arrangement… Except Abby’s effervescence kindles a fire he’s tempted to indulge. And uncovering her innocence compels Luke to initiate his temporary fiancée into all the sinful delights of the bridal bed!

Blackmailed Down the Aisle by Louise Fuller

ÔWhat’s it to be—me, or the police?’ Out-of-work actress Daisy Maddox would do anything for her brother—even sneak into a sleek New York office to return the watch he stole from billionaire Rollo Fleming. When Rollo catches her red-handed, Daisy is completely at his mercy. But Rollo needs a wife to seal a deal, and events soon take a wild turn—he demands Daisy become his temporary wife!

Swept into Rollo’s world, Daisy’s caught in an intense tangle of emotions. And with every searing kiss, Daisy’s guard melts, as she discovers there are unexpected, pleasurable advantages to being blackmailed down the aisle…
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HQN Books
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Published on
Jul 10, 2018
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781488095375
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
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“Escapism of the highest order” (Booklist) from the #1 internationally bestselling author, her first book set in America, the story of a mother and daughter searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them.

England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper’s daughter, she knows her place and her future—that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father’s duties. But there is another man whom she just can’t shake from her thoughts…

Massachusetts, 1973: Grace’s daughter, Trixie Valentine, is in love with an unsuitable boy. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might be going somewhere. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Thinking Trixie is surely abandoned, Grace tries to reach out to her daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother’s advice and comfort, sure Jasper’s love for her was real…

Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they most truly desire they must confront the secrets of the past, and unravel the lies told long ago. Set on a fictional island off the coast of Massachusetts with charming architecture, beautiful landscape, and quirky islanders, The Beekeeper’s Daughter is “a multigenerational banquet of love…one of the most engrossing reads of my year” (New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand).
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Love is in the air this Christmas!

Christy wanted to skip Christmas this year. But her kids have their dad’s name at number one on their Christmas list. So Christy is heading to the Lake District to play happy families with her ex! Alessandro’s home is like walking into a Christmas card. Is it really safe for her to spend Christmas with her dreamy, funny—no!—entirely infuriating ex-hubby?

For Miranda being single and pregnant at Christmas is certainly not her wish come true. She doesn’t believe in miracles, but then resident hunk Jake sweeps her off her snow-covered shoes. Dare she dream that Mr Sex-on-Legs might be for more than just Christmas?



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The perfect Christmas…

Daniel is dreadful at tinsel, fairy lights and families. Put in charge of his brother’s kids, he panics. Surely, he can’t ask Stella for help? It used to be her favourite season, until Daniel began—and ended—their engagement on Christmas Eve. Still, Stella can’t refuse a desperate plea. The children deserve the best Christmas ever!

Meanwhile, Hayley’s regretting her impulsive response to a job advert. But too late, the door is opening to reveal a rather cross—but impossibly sexy—man… Patrick hadn’t advertised for a housekeeper. Still, Hayley might be the perfect gift. His son Alfie and his little sister are no angels. But they know a lot about the magic of Christmas—and they’re about to teach the grown-ups a much-needed lesson!



Christmas with Love

Includes Dr. Zinetti’s Snowkissed Bride and Italian Doctor, Sleigh-Bell Bride.

The magic of Christmas!

Not even mistletoe can tempt rescue medic Meg to go anywhere near notorious heartbreaker Dr. Dino Zinetti! Though her small son thinks the man’s a superhero, Meg knows the incredibly sophisticated doctor would never look twice at her. But Meg has gotten under the normally unflappable Dino’s skin. This Christmas, he’ll teach Meg the meaning of romance...!

Meanwhile, Liv has avoided men since her ex left her with a baby. But new, wealthy trauma doc Stefano is stunned by her. Stefano wants to make this overworked single mum feel like the beautiful woman she is. Their Snow Ball date is magical. But can he convince Liv that she’s ready to be Stefano’s bride for real…?
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