Daphne Clair

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Daphne Clair

Claiming His Bride

4 years ago Sorrel left Blaize standing at the altar & fled to start a new life. He’s never known why. But now she’s back, & as beautiful as ever. And seeing her again brings back his desire. The reason Sorrel left was that she loved Blaize too much – & she knew he didn’t love her. But she’s not prepared for how much he seems to hate her now! Or to want her.

 

Daphne Clair

Dark Remembrance

A year after her beloved husband Perry’s death, Raina was beginning to come to terms with life again, & she could see that her little son Danny needed a father. Perry had left his good friend Logan Thorne to keep an eye on Raina & Danny, & she had to admit that Logan had been a wonderful friend; & Danny was happy with him too. So it was not altogether a surprise when Logan suggested that Raina should marry him. But how could she, when she knew that Perry would always, always come first with her?

 

Daphne Clair

Darling Deceiver

At 17, Carissa had been a silly, romantic teenager in love with a dream called Cade Fernand – which was why she had behaved the way she had on the 1 dramatic occasion they had met. Now, 8 years later, they had met again, in very different circumstances & she had noreason to suppose that Cade would even recognize her, let alone remember her. But he did remember – and, it soon became obvious, still despised her as he had all those years ago. And Carissa realized, hopelessly, that her feelings for him had not changed either.

 

Daphne Clair

Infamous Bargain

Wealth, good looks, power and sex appeal. Financier Kynan roth had all the superficial advantages. Briar was looking for other qualities in a husband – compassion, understanding and above all, trust. But how ws she going to convince the cynical Kynan of that when she had just committed the cardinal sin of marrying him for his money?

 

Daphne Clair

Makeshift Marriage

When Stefanie’s husband to be ran off with her bridesmaid on the eve of their wedding, she resolved to escape the subsequent sympathy from friends & family. Quinn Branson gave her the means to do it. He shared Stefanie’s predicament, & her feelings, for Stefanie’s bridesmaid was also his fiancée. When he offered Stefanie 6 months in the Pacific, it seemed the perfect place to mend her heart. The trouble was, they had to be married. And Stefanie soon found that a makeshift marriage to a man as sexy as Quinn was fraught with more temptations & complex emotions than she could ever have thought possible!

 

Daphne Clair

Marriage under Fire

Catherine had married Jason Clyde when she was only 18 – scarcely more than a child. Jason had been handsome, successful older, & he had swept her off her feet. Now, 8 years later, she felt herself becoming restless. She still loved Jason & treasured her 2 children, but she began to wonder if her life could include more than being someone’s wife, someone’s mother. Then she met Russel Thurston Thurston, a handsome, sympathetic tv producer, who showed her a world apart from Jason. Could her marriage survive the change in her?

 

Daphne Clair

No Winner

Greg Stone, the famous film director, ensured that Eloise’s life would never be the same again. Her first reaction was flight – but Greg pursued her & made it clear that he didn’t intend to let her go. Recognising her fear born of past hurt, he told her. “I can make new memories for you, good ones.’ But could she learn to trust again? Or would past bitterness shut out her chance of future happiness?

 

Daphne Clair

Pacific Pretence

The only way Cas could manage to go on the Pacific cruise she had been so looking forward to, without losing her job, was to get an interview with the elusive business tycoon Lionel Halliday, who was known to be on the same ship travelling under an assumed name – and it hadn’t taken her long to realize that Lucien Hale was the man she was after. It was purely coincidence that she should fall in love with Lucien while she was as it – but unfortunately he discovered her deception, & as a result wanted no more to do with her. And what could Cass do about that?

 

Daphne Clair

Promise to Pay

Roxanne was dismayed to discover that her father’s business wasn’t doing nearly as well as she had imagined it was; in fact the only thing that could save it was a merger with the far more successful Sebastian Blair. It was solely to help her father that when Sebastian proposed to her, Roxanne agreed – fully intending to break off the engagement once the merger was concluded. But Sebastian found out and insisted on marrying her anyway. Why, when it was becoming increasingly clear that he had no interest in her?

 

Daphne Clair

Something less than Love

2 weeks after their marriage Vanessa’s husband Thad had been badly injured in a car smash. But now he was recovering & they could be together again, as blissfully happy as they had been before. Or could they? Just what was going wrong? On the face of it the marriage had returned to normal – but there was something dreadfully different about Thad’s attitude. Bitter, suspicious, cruel, he seemed to take a delight in humiliating her & altogether treating her with – to put it mildly – something less than love. What was she supposed to have done?

 

Daphne Clair

A Streak of Gold

‘And now, get out of my life’. Those hard, implacable words from Ric Burnett had meant the end of everything for Glenna. She was sure her love for Ric was more than just a holiday romance – why, when he was badly injured in an accident it had made no difference to her feelings for him. Yet he had made it clear that he had no use for either her love or her sympathy – and had married his nurse instead. All that was 8 years ago, but now, in New Zealand, they had met again. But Ric was, after all, a married man, & Glenna had got over him anyway. Or had she?

 

Daphne Clair

Summer Seduction

Sunny, sensitive & full of life, Blythe Summerfield was adored by everyone except her mysterious new neighbour. Jas Traherne was the anthithesis of Blythe’s spirit & he seemed determined to keep her at arm’s length. But Blythe was equally determined to free the warmth & passion she sensed behind Jas’s aloof exterior. She succeeded – more than a little – but despite her pursuit &  their blossoming relationship Blythe still felt that Jas held secrets he refused to share, & she feared that if she pushed him too far what she’d unleashed might be more than she could handle.

 

Daphne Clair

The Determined Virgin

Gabriel Hudson is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in New Zealand and he’s determined to seduce cool beauty Rhiannon Lewis, whatever it takes. He pursues her, woos her, even offers her a job, but all to no avail. Not used to being turned down, Gabriel’s instincts tell him that a different approach is needed if he’s to claim Rhiannon. He’s got to start playing it soft and slow. The result is surprising: Rhiannon lowers some of her defences but she also reveals something he just didn’t expect.

 

Daphne Clair

The Marriage Debt

Shannon’s career as a film director is gaining momentum and a new project offers the chance of becoming an international success. But the film will need millions of dollars in funding and the only person Shannon knows with that kind of money is her estranged husband – millionaire Devin Keynes. Devin agrees to back Shannon’s feature film on one condition: that she gives their marriage another chance. Shannon reluctantly accepts his offer. But this is just the start of Devin’s plan of reconciliation: after bribery comes seduction!

 

Daphne Clair

The Riccioni Pregnancy

Zito and Roxane Riccioni were still married when they accidentally conceived their baby. But they hadn’t lived together for over a year! Roxane’s unexpected announcement left Zito in no doubt – the marriage was definitely back on. Roxane knew Zito would want their baby to have two parents. Still, she didn’t expect him to move in right away! But they did have less than nine months to sort out the past. Including why Roxane had run away from her husband in the first place!

 

Daphne Clair

Wilder Heart

Since the turn of the century, the elegant & fashionable deWilde stores have helped brides around the world realize the fantasy of their special day. Somehow, TV reporter Natasha Pallas had to pull off the caper of a lifetime. But the store manager, Ryder Blake, seemed to be everywhere. The man had eyes in the back of his head, so he’d never believe the stunt was all for the sake of an innocent old lady. Natasha just might get away with it, though – if Ryder suddenly had eyes only for her!

Claudia James

Claudia Jameson

Adam’s Law

Kate’s life was in tatters. Once a top London model – now her face was scarred & her self confidence broken. She was more than glad to hide herself away on picturesque Guernsey, as the guest of her lovable, scatterbrained Aunt Dolly. Kate had envisaged a peaceful, isolated convalescence – she hadn’t bargained for Adam. She found him devastating – how could anyone be so deliberately & persistently cruel? Could she endure him for long enough to discover the sweet & loving characteristics that her aunt insisted he possessed? It seemed unlikely.

 

Claudia Jameson

The Man in Room 12

Within weeks of Dawn’s first bad tempered meeting with Cosmo Temple, he had become her friend – indeed, he had found her the perfect job, as illustrator of Amelia Dunn’s children’s stories. Soon, though, Dawn’s friendship turned to love, in spite of Cosmo’s infuriatingly accurate understanding of women & his apparent contempt of them. Why did he despise women so? Dawn had her own opinions on the matter, but all she really knew was that she wanted to be more than just one of his women she wanted to be the exception to the rule.

 

Claudia Jameson

A Time to Grow

At 25 & now running her own business, Deborah was very different from the quick tempered, difficult teenager James Beaumont had once known, but on his return after a long absence abroad with the WHO, he made it quite clear that he liked the self contained career girl even less. Not that she cared in the slightest what he thought. As a young girl suddenly moved away from all her friends to go & live in the Peak District with her grandfather & recently divorced mother, she had first met James & her resentment of his interference in her life grew as he continued to humiliate & antagonize her. Now, after the disastrous affairs she’d had in the intervening years she could do without men – especially him!

 

Claudia Jameson

An Engagement is Announcement

Anthea was content with her life as a hospital physiotherapist; after her fiancé died in a car crash she didn’t want to risk being hurt again. So men were out, & Andrea planned to spend her 2 week holiday in Tenerife, nursing the elderly Sybil Manly Smythe. It seemed that nothing could go wrong, until Sybil’s nephew, Aden Russell, arrived on the scene. First he accused Anthea of ingratiating herself for the sake of his aunt’s wealth, then he followed her to Tenerife & turned her holiday into something quite different from what she expected! It should have been easy for Anthea to explain that she simply wasn’t interested but somehow Aden made it much more difficult.

 

Claudia Jameson

Escape to Love

Although Suzie was looking forward happily to marrying John Harding, she was nevertheless rather excited when her cousin invited her to come to Spain with her for a few days – as a kind of final fling before she settled down to married life. But it turned out to be the worst thing Suzie could possibly have done. For the visit resulted in her meeting – & crossing swords with – the formidable Carlos Juan Pedro de Ferreira, who after their initial clas astounded Suzie by announcing that he wanted to marry her. And what Carlos Ferreira wanted he got!

 

Claudia Jameson

Gentle Persuasion

Lorna’s heartbreaking childhood had taught her 2 things. 1 was that to make it in this world, she must rely on nobody but herself. And she’d done an admirable job, running a successful ladies’ wear shop. The other was that she had no time for men. Her mother’s procession of unpleasant, disgusting boyfriends had convinced her she was better off alone. Then Lorna met the handsome sensitive Anton van der Buren – and his love terrified her, for it loosed memories & feelings she’d suppressed all those years.

 

Claudia Jemson

Lesson in Love

‘Poor little rich girl’ may be a cliché, but it quite accurately summed up Gina Duncan. Her father was rich, but he had never had much time for his daughter; he had given her everything, but had never seen much of her. His business life always came first. And now he had done it again, & Gina had travelled all the way out to Kenya to visit him, only to find he had let her down yet again, & taken off somewhere. So how dared that infuriating Alex Craig suggest that she was being wrong & childish to resent the situation? He could just mind his own business!

 

Claudia Jameson

To Speak of Love

Chelsea’s childhood had been one long series of upheavals – she was the child of a broken marriage, and had never been entirely sure that she was wanted by either parent. It wasn’t until she went to stay with her father’s business friend, Ricardo Colchero, in Madrid that she had her first taste of being cared for. Ricardo became a kind of honorary elder brother, and for four years she turned to him whenever she had a problem. The one problem he couldn’t solve was that she had fallen in love with him, and he still thought of her as an impulsive child.

 

Claudia James

Unconditional Love

Getting established in the south of England as an interior decorator, even one with a unique specialty, wasn’t going to be easy. Particularly when one of the clients was architect Jake Samuels, a wealthy widower with a troubled young son. Jake’s abrasiveness, his downright dictatorialness, were enough to raise the hackles on anyone’s neck – never mind those of a hot tempered little Yorkshire miss such as Coralie. She’d fled from one nasty experience – and wasn’t about to start her new life with another!

Charlotte Lamb

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Charlotte Lamb

Angry Desire

It was supposed to be the happiest day of Gabriella’s life, her wedding day. But last night the fear had finally begun to tear her apart & she knew she couldn’t go through with it. She could walk out, vanish. But Stephen would search for her until he found her, & then she would have to face the truth – that she was frightened by the strength of his desire.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Autumn Conquest

Luke Elliot was one of the world’s big business tycoons – a living legend; but a legend that was impossible to live with. It was 2 years now since his wife Sara had decided she couldn’t stand it any more & had walked out on him. They had not met since – but now Luke had turned up again & suggested that she go over to the States to meet him with a view to discussing divorce. It meant that Sara would now be free to marry again – and Perry Durrell was more than willing – while Luke could at last marry Victoria Blane, who would always have made him a more suitable wife. So why wasn’t Sara more delighted at the prospect?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Betrayal

Cathy had never intended to fall so swiftly & deeply in love with Mui Ingram – but it had happened, & that was that. Yet how could she do anything about it, when she was engaged to Stephen, who loved her & who needed her so desperately? But then the whole situation got wildly, tragically out of hand. And how could Cathy ever convince Muir now that it had all been a dreadful mistake, that she had never intended to be cruel to him? For Muir was determined to punish her for what he saw as her callous betrayal.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Circle of Fate

Melanie’s engagement to Ross ought to have made her happy, but he was so busy that he never seemed to have time for her & she was beginning to have doubts. It was the last straw when business forced him to cancel their weekend together in the Lake District, but she decided to go alone, anyway. And it was there that she met the arrogant, dynamic Jamie Knox, who seemed determined to Ross. Melanie couldn’t deny that she was attracted to Jamie, but could she trust him? And how could she resolve the situation keeping both her heart & her sense of loyalty intact?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dangerous

I’ve never trusted a woman in my life, Domenicos Aegethos assured Laura – which didn’t bode well for her job as a companion to his wayward young daughter. Yet it soon became plain to Laura that if only he would trust young Amanda more he would get on a great deal better with her. But instead he resolutely refused to trust Laura either. She ought, she knew, to keep as far out of this chaotic family relationship – and as far away from this dangerous man – as she could. So why didn’t she?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dark Pursuit

To the outside world, Caitlin had everything she could possibly want – she was married to an attractive man & she lived a life of luxury. Only Caitlin knew, though, that her relationship with Monro was a hollow sham. But it was ironic that just as she was beginning to come to terms with her feelings for her husband, her past threatened to come between them. Could their marriage be mended, or would they always lead separate lives?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Darkness of the Heart

8 years ago, Frazer Holt had broken Nicole heart by rejecting her & mearrying her friend Melanie instead, & since then Nicole had seen nothing of either of them. Now, though, she learned that Melanie had died, in suspicious circumstances, on the island of Corfu where she & Frazer had been living – and she determined to get to the bottom of the affair. But that would involve meeting Frazer again. Was that wise? Suppose Melanie’s death hadn’t been an accident? And suppose Nicole found she still loved him?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Desperation

A whirlwind courtship – then a year apart. Megan loved Devlin, so she was prepared to put up with a long separation while he was in the wilds of the Amazon jungle. But when her life was turned upside down in the space of a few seconds, Megan knew she had to break the engagement. Only she wasn’t expecting Dev to return to England early; nor had she anticipated his determination to make her change her mind. She was doing the right thing, but how long could she hold out against her own heart?

 

Charlotte Lamb

A Frozen Fire

Helen’s husband, Paul, was handsome, charming & a gracious companion – until 1 got to know him. Helen’s fire with him was a long string of disappointments & heartaches. But she had married him, & in spite of his selfish immaturity, she would honor her vows. She had never contemplated doing otherwise. Until she met Mark Eliot. He was strong, a man of character & responsibility. Either he was the answer to all her problems – or he was the biggest problem she had ever encountered!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Frustation

Considering the tumultuous circumstances of their first meeting, it was hardly surprising that Jake Lang should dislike & despise Natalie Buchan; although she hadn’t intended it that way, he could hardly be blamed for thinking she had seen him as nothing but a cheap substitute for her dead husband Angus. But their work threw together & it was difficult for Natalie to avoid him – with the inevitable result that she found herself genuinely falling in love with him, & her love for Angus settling gently into the past. Yet what future was there for her with Jake? Could she ever make him change his mind about her?

 

Charlotte Lamb

The Girl from Nowhere

Although she had been a successful & popular singer for some years, Suki was painfully aware that she had no background or family to support her, & she had perhaps got into the habit of sheltering too much, socially & professionally, behind her kindly manager Buddy & his wife. But then along came the bracing, sophisticated Joel Harlow, telling Suki she was grown up now & it was time she was pushed to do it? Wouldn’t he only hurt her in the process?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Hawk in a Blue Sky

5 years ago, when she was 18, Amanda had been frightened rather than flattered by Cesare Druetso’s proposal of marriage. She had been determined not to be yet another scalp on Cesare’s belt – or a slave to his masterful ways – and she had categorically turned him down. But now she was back in his home in Tuscany, this time engaged to his younger, gentler brother Piero. But Cesare, it soon turned out, had no intention of accepting the situation. He refused to acknowledge Amanda as his brother’s fiancée, declaring that she was meant for him & for no one else – and his whole family, indeed the whole town, appeared to be backing him up! Just what could Amanda do about it all?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Heartbreaker

Caroline left her alcoholic husband, Peter, in an act of desperation – to save herself & their little daughter from harm. Their 3 year security was shattered when Nick Holt, Peter’s cousin, turned up on her doorstep – to tell her that Peter was death & to bring them home to Peter’s mother. But hardest of all to bear was Nick’s contempt for her. There was no way now of counteracting the lies that Peter had told him about her – and Caroline found herself wanting Nick’s good opinion.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Hot Surrender

Zoe was enraged by Connel Hillier’s arrogance! He’d been direct, demanding & had even invited himself to her home! Well, other women might simper over his brooding good looks, but not Zoe! Who was she trying to fool? Connel had the monopoly on sex appeal, & Zoe couldn’t deny their attraction to one another, no matter how hard she tried. She couldn’t handle this man in her life, her feelings were too intense! But Connel always got what he wanted & this time, he was asking for Zoe’s passionate surrender.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Love Games

For the past 2 years Dinah had strained every nerve to break new ground with her award winning TV series. And she’d done it successfully – until Quinn Howard joined the London team. He constantly watch her for signs of stress & strain, & Dinah was starting to crack under the pressure. ‘You’re over worked’ he warned. ‘If you’re not careful, you’ll burn out.’ And he’d get what he was after. Her series! Dina was up against a dynamic & she was afraid. Quinn reminded her of the cold bloodedly ambitious man who’s almost broken her heart to further his career.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Love is a Frenzy

As a nightclub singer, Rachel was used to men’s admiration – but 17 year old Nicky Hammond was something different. His boyish devotion was sweet & touching & sincere – but Rachel couldn’t possibly take it seriously, let alone return it; yet how could she make Nicky see that without hurting him? But, ironically, all her kind efforts to let Nicky down lightly were wasted when she met his father – for Mark Hammond refused to believe she was anything but an unscrupulous gold digger, a cradle snatcher – or worse. Yet the more she saw of Mark the more she found herself caring for him. Rachel had tried to do her best in a difficult situation; was her only reward to be heartbreak?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Man’s World

Everyone thought the reason Kate avoided men was that she was a 1 man woman, grieving for the husband she had lost. The truth was that her marriage had been a nightmare, that had left her bitter & disillusioned & never wishing to get involved again. And her low opinion of men, if it needed confirming, was confirmed when Eliot Holman got the job that should have been hers – solely, Kate told herself, because he was a man & she was only a woman. But was that the real reason for the conflict between them?

 

Charlotte Lamb

A Naked Flame

Since her divorce from Logan Gray four years ago, Christie had managed to rebuild her life very satisfactorily; she had worked hard at her career and was now a successful actress and film star. But all that certainly didn’t mean that she hadn’t been a good mother to her little son Kit; far from it. Nevertheless her ex husband thought otherwise; he was convinced that Christie’s life stile meant that the child was being neglected – and he was determined to take Kit away from her. Could it be possible that he would succeed?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Out of Control

When she was marroned in her fog bound cottage with an infuriatingly mocking man. Liza’s well ordered emotions threatened to let her down. She had only spent a few hours with Keir Zachary, yet somehow he had been able to pierce her defences – and she had been so sure she was safe, locked up behind high, icy walls. Despite his attraction, Liza was determined to resist him, sure that it was all a game to him. But it was a game that soon turned into a wild conflagration, an instinctive attraction that could consume them both in its passionate flames.

 

Charlotte Lamb

An Excellent Wife?

James had never been in love. What did love have to do with getting married? All you needed was the right woman, one who wouldn’t make demands or change your life. So why did James find Patience Kirby so attractive? With her wild red hair and elfin looks, she looked nothing like the cool blondes he had so far pursued in search of the perfect wife. Patience wasn’t his idea of marriage material! James was used to a peaceful lifestyle, while Patience’s home was full of kids, old people, warmth, caring. Was this how it felt, falling in love?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Battle for Possession

Daniel Bruneille, head of the Sentinel’s foreign affairs desk, was the most insufferable man Roz Amery had ever met. He was arrogant and opinionated, and to make matters worse, he was her boss. So why did the fiery foreign correspondent find herself attracted to Daniel? And why had their clashes become as legendary among their colleagues at the London daily as the battles between Nick Caspian and Gina Tyrell?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Besieged

Gina Tyrrell knew Nick Caspian was trouble the moment she met him. Despite his awe inspiring looks, he was a ruthless and dangerous man. Everyone thought so, even Hazel, who had a good word to say about everyone. Well, almost. She just couldn’t stand Piet Van Leyden – Nick’s chief architect and one of the most arrogant know alls she had ever met! As far as Gina and Hazel were concerned, these men were twentieth century warriors, and they were the ones being besieged!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Call Back Yesterday

When they were young Oriel Mellstock and Devil Haggard had been wildly in love – but everything had gone wrong, and they had parted in bitterness and misunderstanding when Devil married Oriel’s cousin Clare. So Oriel had married someone else and put Devil out of her mind for ever – or so she thought. For now she was a rich widow, and had found her way back to the Yorkshire dale where Devil was still living – and she knew she loved him as much as ever. But how could she put the clock back, when he was still married to Clare – who needed him more than ever?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dark Dominion

The marriage of Caroline & James Fox had run into serious trouble after only a short time – perhaps, with their totally different characters & different outlooks on life, they should never have married in the first place – and the situation was not helped by the fairly obvious fact that James was involved with another woman. But would the situation be helped in any way at all if Caroline turned for sympathy to her old friend Jake, who now made it clear that he wanted to be far more than a friend to her? The feeling for James that had made her marry him was not quiet dead yet. Shouldn’t she try to stick it out, in the hope that there was still time to save her marriage?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dark Fate

Domenico Alessandros didn’t need to remind Saskia of the powerful ties between them. Saskia had always believed they were destined to be together, but she had found there was a limit even to their love. Or, at least, a limit to what Saskia could endure for the sake of it. And yet the same dark fate that had cast a shadow over their marriage had bought Saskia back to Venice – back to Domenico!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dark Music

When Annis had run out of stormy composer Raphael Leon’s life 2 years ago she hadn’t bargained on seeing him again, least of all on holiday in Greece! And she found him still furious at her desertion. But when they were suddenly thrown together in appalling circumstances their relationship looked set to be as heated as ever. Enter the glamorous Diona, opera singer, & Annie felt flat in comparison. Would she & Raphael ever hit the right note?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Deadly Rivals

When Olivia first met Max Agathios, she was young – and utterly captivated. But Max was her father’s business enemy and she was forbidden to see him again. Four years on, Olivia agreed to marry Christos, Max’s nephew; it was a match of which both their fathers approved. Then Max reappeared to claim her and Olivia realised she was just a trophy in a battle between deadly rivals.

 

Charlotte Lamb

The Devil’s Arms

She was told that her name was Lyn Sheridan & that she was engaged to the immensely attractive Jake Forrester, in whose house in Yorkshire she was staying. And to add to the mystery, it was obvious that Jake hated & despised her – and if she really had been behaving in the manner he declared she had, she could hardly blame him! Nevertheless, she had had to take his word for it all because she had completely lost her memory. And now he was offering her the choice between one kind of hell & another.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Disturbing Stranger

‘I’ve never wanted anyone as much as I want you, & I warn you, my dear, I have never failed to get what I want.’ Randal Mercier told Laura Hallam. But Laura loved Tom Nicol, had always loved him & always would. Then Laura discovered that her father was in serious trouble, that Randal, who was his employer, had found out about it – and that the only way she could rescue him was to marry Randal after all. So what alternative did she have – especially as Tom still showed no sign of asking her to marry him himself? Married to one man & desperately loving another – how could Laura ever hope for happiness again?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Dreaming

Zachary West was angry and bitter. The car crash had ruined him as a man – and he only had to look in the mirror to be reminded of that – every day! One thing was definite, however; it was Nurse Gilbey’s father who had crashed into him, and Luisa Gilbey would have to be the one to pay – in one form or another!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Echo of Passion

Seven years ago, Zoe had been desperately in love with the painter Rory Ormond, but he had callously ended their affair. Since then, Zoe had made a new life for herself, but now, it seemed, another young girl was in danger of being hurt by Rory. But not if Zoe could help it! And she had to admit that there would be a certain satisfaction in thwarting Rory’s plans! She was quite confident – until she met Rory again and realised, with a racing heart, that his attraction was as powerful as ever. She was treading a dangerous path and Rory seemed to relish the challenge!

 

Charlotte Lamb

For Adults Only

It was not Susanna Howard’s fault that her brother Alex had fallen in love with the young Sian Adrey. In fact, she had never heard of Sian – until her rother Niall came barging into her falt & proceeded to search it! But try telling Niall Ardrey that – & try getting him to believe that her brother was not a fortune hunter! No, as far as Susanna was concerned Niall Ardrey could take a running jump – she hated the sight of him. So why, in that case, did he keep coming into her mind? And why did she feel so oddly angry every time she saw him?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Haunted

Elizabeth had been wildly in love with Damian Hayes, but his jealousy had been too much for her and two years ago they had parted. And now she had heard that he was dead. It was a dreadful blow, and in an attempt to try and exorcise some of the grief. Elizabeth went back to France, to the peaceful Loire Valley where they had once been so happy – but found instead that she was haunted by the memory of him as never before. Why, with the feeling that somehow Damian was still near her, was she so disturbed by his friend Yves de Lavalle?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Haunted Dreams

He had achieved success that others could only dream about – and envy. Was that why Ambrose Kerr held everyone at arm’s length? Emilie assumed that he would never want her, because she was so young & naïve. But then she discovered the reason why Ambrose was so wary – he hid an incredible secret. The truth only made Emilie want Ambrose more, but it was also dynamite – of others got to know the real sotry, their new found happiness would explode.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Heart on Fire

Working for Ellis Lefevre, the dynamic head of a multinational company, was certainly going to be a real challenge to Claudia. But when Ellis locked her in his hotel suite to type up a confindential report for an important business meeting, she soon began to have serous doubts about her boss and his unsual working methods! Becoming his personal assistant could only amount to one thing – being his mistress. It was one role that Claudia was not prepared to take on – at any cost.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Hot Blood

Kit & Liam were business partners by day & lovers by night. But Liam was content to hold Kit at arm’s length emotionally. Kit was frustrated – they were 2 mature people, for goodness’ sake; surely by now they should be able to talk? However, as hard as she tried, she just couldn’t get Liam to open up & let her in. Until she met Joe, & Liam met the glamorous Cary. Without warning, tensions erupted, & Kit realized that beneath his controlled exterior Liam was red hot! Would he do today what he’d been putting off till tomorrow?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Illusion

After the pain & disulluionment of being rejected by Roberi, Deborah went to Venice to try & pull herself together again – & met Matthew Tyrell, who didn’t like journalists and when he discovered the result that she found herself blackmailed into pretending to be his fiancée. Why did he have to choose her, though, when Teresa Scalatio would have been only too willing to be his fiancée without any pretence at all? If only she could get away from this disagreeable man, Deborah thought. But was she as indifferent to Matthew as she thought she was?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Lovestruck

When Natalie had first begun working for Sam Erskine, he had tried to date her and she had turned him down cold. Sam had accepted that Natalie was far too good at her job for him to risk seducing her. But when Sam, a little the worse for wear, proposed to Natalie at a party she decided to play him along and pretend she believed that he meant it. The next morning, Sam had a giant headache: the last thing he wanted to be was engaged! Natalie wasn’t herself either. However, this dizzy, weak feeling she got whenever Sam was near was no hangover – she was lovestruck.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Master of Comus

For the sake of her family’s fortune Leonie had agreed to an arranged marriage with her cousing Paul. Paul was handsome, rich & charming, & Leonie had always hero worshipped him – so on the face of it she wasn’t making such a sacrifice, & there seemed a reasonable chance that in time the 2 of them might make a success of the marriage. But Paul had never been a 1-woman man, to put it mildly, & nothing about his behavior suggested that marriage had changed him. Particularly where the beautiful but malicious Diane Irvine was concerned.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Midnight Lover

It had been a tremendous shock to Leonie to learn that her father, whom she had always believed that her father, whom she had always believed dead, was in fact still alive & living in a remote part of West Africa, & she knew she could not rest until she had gone out there to find him. She succeeded – but also found herself in more trouble than she had anticipated. For when danger threatened the tiny African state, Leonie found herself forced to go through a form of marriage with the abrasive Greg Thornton in order to escape. And that was by no means the end of Greg Thornton!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Obsession

Lang Hyland was undeniably attractive; he was also, equally undeniably, a womanizer – 3 months was the average life of one of his ladies. As his secretary, Nicola was in the best position to know all about Lang & his ways – and his secretary was what she intended to remain; she had no intention whatsoever of being just another scalp on Lang’s belt. She stayed firmly unmoved when Lang obviously resented her friendship with his brother Andrew. If Lang wanted to be dog in the manger he was very welcome! But would Nicola have the strength of mind to stick to her guns indefinitely?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Playing Hard to Get

Gib had been after her for ages – and yet, despite her obvious enjoyment in his company, Valerie Knight seemed determined she would have nothing serious to do with. Was she just playing hard to get, or was she simply following in the footsteps of her admired employer – Gina Tyrell, whose rejection of Sentinel boss Nick Caspian appeared equally unjustified, equally cruel?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Possession

From the first, Laura didn’t like or trust Dan Harland; she was convinced all he was after was complete control of her family’s first. He might be her grandfather’s right hand man, but she just couldn’t see why her grandfather thought so highly of him. Then she realized that her grandfather was doing everything he could to throw her & Dan together, & it was obvious why: he wanted them to marry, & make Dan’s eventual possession of the business even more certain. And she was horribly afraid that Dan didn’t just want the firm – he wanted her as well. Would she be strong enough to resist him?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Retribution

Laura wasn’t at all happy about her flighty young sister Annette’s involvement with the sophisticated Simon Hilliard, But she needn’t have worried; Annette was more than able to take care of herself – and in any case, the affair came to nothing & much to Laura’s surprise, Simon transferred his attention to herself. But why? She wasn’t after all, nearly as attractive as Annette – and certainly not as capable of looking after herself. She couldn’t help suspecting that Simon had Simon some ulterior motive, something to do with her family as a whole. But why did he hate them so.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Rites of Possession

The old saying about the Belleme family certainly applied to the disturbing reclusive Roland de Belleme. Christabel thought grimly. Her responsibilities to little Nina & Dani were supposed to end when she delivered them to Roland for the holidays, but Roland could be very persuasive. Anyway, she couldn’t leave them stranded, especially not with such a cynical disreputable man.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Runaway Wife

She couldn’t live with her phoney marriage a day longer! Francesca’s tenth wedding anniversary became a day of recknoning. To the outside world, she had everything – an attractive, successful husband, a healthy son and a beautiful house in the country. But Oliver lived for his work and increasingly, Francesca suspected, for his glamorous secretary. She couldn’t continue to drift, she had to take matters into her own hands! But how would Oliver react when he realized that he was in danger of losing his wife? And what did Francesca really want?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Savage Surrender

Alex Lefkas was handsome, charming, immensely rich – and he was accustomed to getting every woman he wanted. And he wanted Sophie Bryant. But for once it looked as if Alex wasn’t going to get what he wanted, for Sophie wasn’t like all those other women and she had no intention of being treated like a plaything and discarded the moment the novelty had worn off. And more than that, she was protected from him by her undying love for another man. Or – was she?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Scandalous

The financial wizard Nicholas Kinsella was News; & Stacie was eager to help her dear friend William to get a story on him. And it seemed fate had played into her hands when Nicholas became a near neighbour of her sister. But it all led to Stacie falling in love with Nicholas – who was certainly not going to bother himself within ordinary girl like her, not when the eminently suitable Marianne was around! Hadn’t Stacie carried friendship a little too far?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Secret Obsession

Nerissa had tried to love Ben – but how could she when Philip had been the name on her lips ever since she was a child? Yet pride had destroyed all that. It was pride that had cheated her of her childhood happiness, pride that had cheated her of her first romantic encounter, and pride that was now about to cheat her of her marriage, too!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Seduction

Perhaps it was because she was only half Greek that Clea wasn’t too enthusiastic about the marriage her stepfather was arranging for her – although she wouldn’t have dreamed of defying him. It was, after all, no more or less than most Greek girls could look forward to, & their marriages seemed to turn out reasonably well. Until Ben Winter came along to turn all Clea’s feelings upside down. Yet wasn’t Ben just manipulating her, the way her stepfather had always done? Wasn’t any marriage better than the nothing that Ben had to offer her?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Seductive Stranger

After 10 years away, Prue was returning to her native Yorkshire. Since her parents’ marriage had broken up, Prue had lost touch with her father, but now she intended to put that right. And she also wanted to find out the truth about the past; had her mother been right in her suspicions about her husband’s relationship with Lucy Killane, the lady of the manor? Prue felt certain that she could cope with the situation; after all, she had her fiancé David with her, to give her confidence. So why should Josh Killane seem so threatening & yet so attractive?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Sensation

Helen had managed to avoid Drew for the past 6 years, ensuring that if he was in one country she’be in another. After all, theirs wasn’t a real marriage anyway – Drew had wanted the business connection with her father & Helen had merely wanted to escape her parents. It was a bizarre but comfortable arrangement. But now Drew meant to claim his rights as her husband, & she had nowhere to turn. His sudden demands were frightening & confusing – as were her own surprising responses.

 

Charlotte Lamb

The Sex War

When Lindsay discovered her brother was in a state of financial disaster, she was willing to do anything to help – or almost anything. Daniel Randall, her ruthless ex husband, was the one person who could rescue her brother, & he would – if she agreed to resume their marriage. But Lindsay wasn’t about to be bought, she would never forget that the desire Daniel stirred within her led to heartache. Yet she couldn’t forget her brother, either. This was blackmail!

 

Charlotte Lamb

Sleeping Desire

Sara had run away from Alex’s demands of unquestioning love, but her amnesia made her forget her year away from him until she saw the woman who had caused the break up of their marriage. Then, shatteringly, everything fell back into place, & she saw that his caring & protestations of love were all part of the plan to make her stop their divorce. Her parents were in on that, too, constantly trying to bring them together. All of them treated her like a child – they didn’t seem to realise that the pain & hurt of the past year had made her grow up into a confident woman, sure of what she wanted but was she so sure of not wanting Alex?

 

Charlotte Lam

Sleeping Partners

Sam Hardy had a reputation as a heartbreak and Lauren had almost been one of his victims. But she had ended the relationship before she was too deeply involved and now she was engaged to a charming, eligible man. So why did she react so strongly when Sam came back into her life? And why did he take such delight in needling?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Storm Centre

In bitter circumstances, Lauren had discovered her husband Andreas five years ago, after he had been flagrantly unfaithful to her, and that had been the end of that. Until suddenly Andreas came back dramatically into her life. After an accident, he had lost his memory and was asking for her, under the impression that she was still his wife. For his mother’s sake, Lauren was forced to go through with the deception and go back to Andreas – but how long could she stand the situation? For her hatred for him had never changed. Neither had her attraction to him.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Spellbinding

When Belinda awoke after months in a coma to find she had lost her job, her flat and, even worse, her fiancé Ricky to another woman, she resolved to make a completely new life for herself. But she had reckoned without the influence of Ricky’s powerful merchant banker brother Vincent Garrett. Gradually she found herself forced to acknowledge the attractions of a very unconventional Prince Charming.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Stranger in the Night

At the age of 18, when most normal girls are beginning to take an interest in men, Clare had met Luke Murry – and after 1 shameful & terrifying encounter with him had been afraid of men ever since. Now, at 27, she had settled into a reasonable happy, single life; and she had met Macey Janson, & for the first time in years found herself interested in someone. It was not the moment for Luke to appear in her life again, reviving all her fears – and what was just as bad, making Macey thing the worst of her.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Surrender

Nick Caspian was behaving like a man possessed and all because of one woman – Gina Tyrell. It was Gina who had declared was on him and it would be Gina who would lose. For one thing was certain – Nick Caspian had never surrendered anything was certain in his life before, and he would never surrender now.

 

Charlotte Lamb

A Sweet Addiction

Both Guy Faulkner and Sophie Watson had been abandoned by the people they loved. But Sophie at least was determined that she would not allow her rejection to be the springboard for falling in love with a man like Guy – however sweet and nice he was. The same could be said for Gina Tyrell, who was becoming increasingly confused over how she felt about Nick Caspian. Love him or leave him  – the man just would not go away.

 

Charlotte Lamb

The Cruel Flame

As soon as she heard that the dashing TV star Matt Wolfe was coming to live in her quiet Cornish seaside home Lisa sensed there would be trouble – & how right she was! For right from the beginning he began to intrude into her life far too often for her peace of mind. His brittle, sophisticated world was not her world, & she knew she would only be hurt if she didn’t keep away from it. And in any case, she had no desire whatsoever to become part of any triangle in which the glamorous Livia Marlower formed the third side!

 

Charlotte Lamb

The Threat of Love

Caro knew she wasn’t as beautiful as the glamorous Miranda. She also knew that Dynamic Gil Martell only wanted her so that he could retain control of Westbrooks – the family department store her father was determined to buy. She wouldn’t be part of any business deal. All she had to do was resist his advances

 

Charlotte Lamb

Too Close for Comfort

Irena Olivero was the talk of the Sentinel. Shy, demure, and very beautiful, she was extremely sought after, so why should Esteban Sebastian, the dashing marketing director with the fiery temper, always be trying to pick a fight with her? They were almost as bad as Nick and Gina, whose never ending arguments were legendary. In both cases, however, though they sometimes appeared too close for comfort. It was soon becoming obvious that things were not quite what they seemed.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Twist of Fate

Much as she loved her beautiful actress mother Clea, Joanne could see that Ben Norris had a point when he considered her no better than she ought to be – but why did he have to carry his hostility over to Joanne, who wasn’t at all that kind of girl? In any case, she thought bitterly, his opinion of Clea hadn’t, apparently, prevented him from joining the ranks of her admirers. Then Joanne realised why Ben’s opinion was so important to her – and she ran away, to avoid the heartbreak of being too near this man who had no time for her. Now, five years later, they had met again, and everything had changed. Everything, it seemed, except Ben’s infatuation for Clea.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Whirlwind

Anna Rendle was an aspiring young actress on her way to the top. Her training had prepared her for a life of frenetic discipline, self sacrifice and controlled emotion – but not for someone as dangerously exciting as Laird Montgomery. Anna’s initial meeting with Laird – even his name sounded phony – made her head spin, made nonsense of her plans for the future. Getting back on course wasn’t easy it took all Anna’s powers to mask her love for him – a love she knew he’d never return.

 

Charlotte Lamb

A Wild Affair

Only because her young brother had entered her name in the contest had she agreed to go along with the plans when she was declared the winner. The prize? An evening out in London with dreamy, sexy, international pop singer Joe Aldonez. Most women would willingly have chaged places with her. When the fantasy man became a flesh & blood one Quincy realized she’d fallen for his charm. But 1 glimpse of his sophisticated fishbowl life made her deny the dictates of her heart.

 

Charlotte Lamb

Who’s been sleeping in My Bed?

Sun, sand & ‘no men’ that was what Tess Linden wanted on her holiday in Vence. The first 2 requirements were easily met but the third was brushed aside when Steve Houghton made his curious appearance. He was inquisitive, handsome & dangerous – & he wouldn’t go away. Nor would he stop trying to draw information out of Tess about her father. He was up to something – but what? And once Tess found out the truth about him, would she able to trust him enough to reveal her growing passion for the charming intruder?

 

Charlotte Lamb

Wounds of Passion

The night Antonia fell for Patrick was one she would never forget. It was one that Patrick wouldn’t forget either. After having been rejected by his previous girl friend for being too soft, he now found himself falling for a girl who had accused him of one of the most horrific of crimes. Because of her, he had been arrested; because of her he had been damned by everyone he knew; because of her his whole life was left in ruins. Now that he was free, it was only fair and right that she too should begin to pay!

Cathy Williams

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Cathy Williams

Accidental Mistress

Lisa hadn’t planned to fall in love. If only she hadn’t accepted an invitation to be Angus Hamilton’s guest & found herself in a different world, seduced by glamour, a jet-set lifestyle & Angus! She’d become an accidental mistress – and now she was accidentally pregnant! But Angus was more interested in living it up than settling down. Suddenly the man more used to popping champaine corks than changing nappies was delivering Lisa’s baby – and loving every minute! Had fatherhood turned a dedicated playboy into perfect husband material?

 

Cathy Williams

The Baby Scandal

Ruth had been overwhelmed by Franco Leoni from the moment she became his secretary & was stunned when such a dynamic, handsome man took an interest in her. She knew she shouldn’t, but she couldn’t help falling in love with her boss! Franco didn’t want a secret affair but Ruth was afraid of scandal. She tried to disguise her feelings & conceal their passion. Only there was one thing she couldn’t hide; she was expecting his baby!

 

Cathy Williams

Beyond all Reason

Abigail knew that her georgeous boss couldn’t seriously be attracted to her – Ross Anderson had exclusive tastes, & dated women far more sophisticated than she could ever dream of being. Yet suddenly he seemed intent on strring up the smouldering emers of desire between them, & Abigail found herself powerless to resist his dark, sardonic charm. Common sense told her Ross was simply playing games, but the forbidden excitement he aroused in her was dangerously addictive. Should Abigail listen to reason, or follow her heart?

 

Cathy Williams

A Burning Passion

Marie had been young & naive when she’d first met charismatic Holden Greystone – and had fallen head over heels in love. But their whirlwind romance had soon turned sour & amid accusations & bitterness. Marie had walked out, vowing never to look back. However, 3 years later, she found herself in a desperate situation & only Holden could help her. So she broke her vow knowing she would regret it. But what choice did she have when their daughter’s life was at stake?

 

Cathy Williams

The Greek’s Forbidden Bride

Greek millionaire Theo Toyas is suspicious of the beautiful but beguiling Abby Clinton. He’s convinced that her air of vulnerability conceals a devious woman intent on snatching the Toyas’ fortune. And he’s going to seduce her into telling a truth. Abby is consumed by her attraction to this arrogant Greek. But she must keep her secret & she must not fall in love with Theo. In fact she must stay forbidden to him at all cost.

 

Cathy Williams

A Scandalous Engagement

Jade just couldn’t convince millionaire businessman Curtis Greene that she wasn’t a gold digger pursuing his younger brother’s fortune. Especially as Curtis had returned to his family home to find Jade already in residence. Curtis was determined to protect his brother & control Jade – by pretending to be engaged to her himself by the scandal that followed – & by the very real, passionate charge of attraction she felt towards her new fiancé!

 

Cathy Williams

In The Banker’s Bed

When Melissa Lee agrees to work for millionaire banker Elliot Jay, she expects their relationship to be strictly business. Elliot may be tantalizingly sexy but he’s also a workaholic who keeps his emotions in the deep freeze. But his feisty new employee is already getting Elliot hot under the collar. Suddenly he’s got a whole new working agenda: there’s only one way to get Melissa out of his system – and that’s by getting her into his bed!

 

Cathy Williams

Kept by the Spanish Billionaire

Multimillionaire businessman & playboy Rafael Vives is deliciously impressed by beautiful Amy – and instantly resolves to keep her as his mistress of the moment! Showered with jewels & gifts of the most luxurious kind, Amy knows that she has what most women dream of. But she longs to be much more than just the billionaire’s playmate.

 

Cathy Williams

Secretary on Demand

Kane Lindley is a regular customer at the restaurant where Shannon works. When an incident results in her getting the sack. Kane comes to the rescue and offers her a job! As well as being his secretary, Shannon also finds herself caring for his young daughter. In fact, he even persuades her to move in to his home! But all the while Shannon is fighting her attraction to her boss, playing the part of a responsible, diligent employee – until Kane propositions her, daring her to act on the overwhelming attraction between them

 

Cathy Williams

The Price of Deceit

Katherine’s heart ached as she remembered those words, spoken so long ago to the only man she’d ever love Dominic Duvall. His passion had made her feel alive &, for the first time, she’d tasted freedom. But freedom had its price, & the tragic secret Katherine could never reveal had forced her into a deception that had cost her everything. Now Dominic was back in her life, with a small daughter & a burning desire to discover the truth of Katherine’s deceit.

 

Cathy Williams

The Millionaire’s Revenge

Years ago, Laura Jackson had been passionately in love with student Gabriel Greppi. He’d shocked her with a proposal of marriage – but she’d turned him down, she’d been too young & not ready for a walk up the aisle. Gabriel has never forgiven Laura. Now he’s multimillionaire – and Laura is on the verge of bankruptcy. He plans to seduce her again & then reject her, as she rejected him all those years ago. The first bit is easy – the passion is still there between them. But, as Gabriel discovers, the second part is extremely hard.

 

Cathy Williams

Shadows of Yesterday

‘I’m not looking for love’. Those words shattered Claire. How could she have been so naïve as to assume that she would be the one to break through James Forrester’s cool, arrogant exterior? She should have known better, but instead had hoped that their wild, tempestuous affair would at least count for something. However, now she was well aware that James viewed her with cyniscism, wanting yet despising her youthful innocence. So what chance did they have – particularly when James seemed determined not to lay to rest the ghost of his dead wife?

 

Cathy Williams

A Suitable Mistress

Dane Sutherland was rich, powerful & sinfully gorgeous. He had it all – but he wanted more! He wanted Suzanne & she was equally determined not to fall into his arms, or his bed! She had a deep grudge against his family &, besides, Dane was used to dating petite, elegant women who hung on his every word. Suzanne was too tall, too outspoken & too unsophisticated – she wouldn’t make a suitable mistress at all.

 

Cathy Williams

To Tame a Proud Heart

Oliver Kemp always followed his instincts until he agreed to hire a business associate’s daughter as a favour! Francesca Wade – had never done a day’s work in her life yet she was determined to prover her worth to her new employer. She resolved to be nothing but professional – but just 1 lapse with Oliver Kemp had her out of the office & up the aisle with a man who was too proud to lover her & too honourable to leave her!

 

Cathy Williams

Vengeful Seduction

Ruthless, sophisticated Lorenzo Cicolla had one single, disturbing goal – revenge! Isobel had betrayed him one, & now it was her turn to pay. But what Lorenzo didn’t know was she’d already paid, in heartache & tear. A cruel vendetta against her father had forced her to sacrifice the one true love of her life, Lorenzo. Memories of the passion they’d shared had been Isobel’s private salvation – would Lorenzo destroy them forever!

 

Cathy Williams

Wife for Hire

Nicholas Knight was a formidably powerful and attractive man, and he had a very tempting proposal for Rebecca: he wanted to move her into his luxury home, to share his life and his bed? Rebecca had known and fantasized about Nicholas as a teenager – so did he recognize her, or was he playing games? All Rebecca knew was that she’d never forget the hot passion he’d once aroused in her. Now she just had to find out if it was really her Nicholas wanted, or just a convenient wife!

Catherine Spencer

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Catherine Spencer

A Little Corner of Paradise

But despite his claim, Nick Tyler was chasing her! From the moment Nick rolled into town he had bowled Madeline over with a heady mixture of charm & deep, lingering – dangerous – kisses. She was no helpless maiden but even she didn’t suspect that every soft word, each caress was calculated: all part of Nick Tyler’s plan. A plan even Nick soon began to doubt.

 

Catherine Spencer

Constantino’s Pregnant Bride

One night of uncontrollable passion left Cassandra Wilde pregnant with Benedict Constantino’s baby. The Italian tycoon’s immediate solution was marriage. Cassandra’s desire was to marry a man who loved her and once in Italy, after their wedding, she began to hope that this marriage of convenience could turn into one of mutual love and passion. There was no shortage of passion, but as Benedict immersed himself in his work and his family Cassandra began to wonder if she could ever bring this man to admit to anything more.

 

Catherine Spencer

Dante’s Twins

Leila wasn’t marrying her boss, the devastating Dante Rossi, for his money – despite the malicious gossip buzzing around the office. She loved him and she believed he felt the same until the reappearance of her millionaire ex boyfriend. Suddenly it wasn’t just jealous colleagues who believed she was a gold digger – so did Dante! Only the unexpected news of her pregnancy stopped him calling off the wedding. But could Leila go through with it, without convincing Dante that she was more than just the mother of his twin?

 

Catherine Spencer

Dominic’s Child

Sophie & Dominic shared one night of love; the result was Ryan. Sophie was determined to bring the baby up by herself. After all, Dominic had made it perfectly clear that he regarded Sophie as the person responsible for ruining his life. But, if that was the case, why he pursue her & propose marriage to her? On the point of accepting, Sophie was devastated by the arrival of Dominic’s fiancée. Who would Dominic choose now?

 

Catherine Spencer

Elegant Barbarian

He was no gentleman. And in Jackson Connery’s company, Laura Mitchell was hardly a lady – she was positively wanton! But how was a man who could barely exchange a civil word with anyone able to arouse such longing in her? And why did she have to find herself so attracted to a man who clearly wanted to be left alone? For the first time in her life, Laura was shamelessly tempted to exert her feminine charms. But could she be happy with a brief affair, when what she really wanted was Jackson’s love?

 

Catherine Spencer

The Greek Millionaire Mistress

Gina Hudson is in Athens to settle an old score, & that doesn’t include falling into the arms – and bed! – of her enemy’s right hand man. But she’s reckoned without the power of Mikos Christopoulos. No strings sex is exactly what Mikos Christopoulos expects & demands from his lovers; falling in love is never on his agenda. With Gina his seduction is strictly business. But Mikos’s fact finding mission soon turns from business to pleasure, & he whisks Gina away to his island retreat for 2 weeks of indulgence. At the beginning he’s thinking she’s the perfect prospect for a part time mistress – by the end he wants to bed this woman for the rest of his life.

 

Catherine Spencer

The Italian’s Convenient Wife

When Paolo Rainero’s niece & nephew are orphaned, he must protect them. A marriage of convenience to Caroline Leighton, the twins’ American aunt, is an obvious solution. First, though, he must show Caroline that he’s changed since their fling 9 years ago. Theirs will be more than a marriage in name only – the desire that was sparked all those years ago is rekindled. But, although the passion is intense, Paolo can’t help feeling that Caroline’s hiding something.

 

Catherine Spencer

Passion in Secret

Years ago, Jake Harrington had loved Sally with a passion. But he’d been tricked into marrying someone else. Now that Jake is free, he wants Sally back. Though the time’s not right, and reputation are at stake, after so much wasted time they finally admit their passions – in private! Keeping their feelings secret brings its own tensions, but the revelations of the lies that caused their past break up just thrusts them deeper into each other’s arms. Until Sally reveals one final secret – and it’s the one thing Jake just can’t forgive.

 

Catherine Spencer

Sicilian Millionaire, Bought Bride

Corinne Mallory knows little about Raffaello Orsini, other than that he’s super rich, darkly handsome, & the husband of her late best friend. When Raffaello offers marriage for the sake of his children – his wife’s final wish – Corinne rejects such an outrageous proposal until a financial crisis drives her to the altar with the fiery Sicilian. Once in Sicilly, Raffaello makes it clear he doesn’t expect a marriage in name only. Nor does he want Corinne’s favours out of duty. He wanst her, body & soul, & when she comes to his bed she must be hot, willing, & begging for his love!

 

Catherine Spencer

That Man Callahan!

‘He was trouble with a capital T!’ Mike Callahan: he’s sexy, handsome, magnetic & out to win at all costs! Isabel Whitelaw: she’s cool, calm, professional, & determined to keep men like Mike Callahan at arm’s length! From the moment he marched into my office, demanding & ruthless. I knew that man Callahan was trouble! Of course, he had every right to defend his nephew, but not at the expense of my peace of mind. Then he started to invade every corner of my life. And he just wouldn’t take no for an answer. Having been burned before, I thought I was immune to love, desire & the whole romantic package. But determination must be Mike Callahan’s middle name!

 

Catherine Spencer

The Brabanti Baby

Gabriel Brabanti wants to see the baby he’s been told is his daughter – but not his ex wife. So it’s his ex wive’s cousin Eve Caldwell who arrives at his Maltese villa with the child. Eve’s beauty and body captivate the rich, powerful aristocrat but the he discovers a plot to defraud him and he’s convinced she’s involved. But as Eve leaves Gabriel’s house – and his bed – her heart is breaking. Unless she can prove her innocence she cannot tell Gabriel that she has conveived the real Brabanti heir.

 

Catherine Spencer

Three Times a Bride

Adam Cabot was back from the dead & determined to reclaim Georgia as his bride! But Georgia had no intention of coming meekly to heel. Hadn’t she finally recovered from her love for him & wasn’t she planning to marry safe, rich Steven? Adam had caused Georgia more heartache than he could possibly guess at, & now he thought he merely had to tell her he wanted her & she would fall back into his arms, & his bed! Of course, she wouldn’t! But why, oh, why was she finding it so difficult to say no?

Catherine George

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Catherine George

After the Ball

It would have to be when – against her better judgement – Eliza was masquerading as her identical twins that she came face-to-face again with Giles Randolph! Not that he was surprised by this deception; given their searing clash once before, when Eliza had childishly wreaked revenge on him for her twin, it was exactly what he would expect of her. But though that mortifying past experience didn’t stop Giles now from offering Eliza a challenging commission to decorate his impressive new home, she was certain that he hadn’t forgotten their mutual, barely controllable passion.

 

Catherine George

A Brief Encounter

Olivia’s carefully cultivated veneer of indifference was usually enough to deter admirers. But Max Hamilton seemed determined to find out what lay beneath. Was he spurred on by genuine attraction to her, & the romantic atmosphere of northern Italy? Or was it that he found Olivia’s coolness – the result of the harrowing experience of her first marriage – a challenge?

 

Catherine George

Brazilian Enchantment

When Kate Ashley arrived in Vila Nova to teach English, she certainly wasn’t expecting such a peculiar welcome on her first night. She was even more upset by the rudeness of her imperious employer, Luis Vasconcelos, and wanted to leave at once. The the little Brazilian mountain town started to work its magic and Kate decided to stay. She would just have to avoid the demanding Vasconcelos. But that proved rather difficult – especially when he seemed determined to seek her out.

 

Catherine George

Come Back to Me

She was personal assistant to the autocratic Marcus Lang. That hadn’t been Julia’s main objective when she started – though she’d gone to a great deal of trouble to get the position. She had plans for Marcus Lang – and especially for his brother, Garret – and once she’d achieved her aims she didn’t think she’d be staying long with Lang Holdings. Marcus was a difficult, demanding employer, but gradually Julia had to admit that she found him attractive. Too bad that he was the one man she couldn’t let herself fall in love with.

 

Catherine George

Devil Within

Why was Saul Treharne so cold & hostile towards her? Claudia wondered ruefully. After all, he had needed a goveriness for his little girl, it was not everyone who would be willing to go off to the wilds of Brazil for the purpose – & even Saul must admit that Claudia was doing a good job. So why did he absolutely refuse to believe anything good of her? Why couldn’t he see that all women were not as selfish & unprincipled as his ex wife?

 

Catherine George

Earthbound Angel

Maybe her stepdaughter was right: after her beloved husband’s death Imogen did need a lover to restore her faith in herself. But where would she find this angel of mercy? At the bottom of her garden? Well, yes! Gabriel came to do her gardening – and Imogen was tempted. When e kissed her she felt as if all her prayers had been answered at once. But could she risk an affair? After all, Gabriel was her employee, & surely younger than herself.

 

Catherine George

Ever Since Eden

Clemency Vaughan fell in love with Nicholas Wood at a ball, in the moonlight – but next morning, in the clear light of day, he seemed even more distressingly attractive. There seemed no reason why the fairy tale shouldn’t continue indefinitely, & Clem’s natural caution deserted her in the face of a passion she had never imagined possible. Then Nick changed his mind, suddenly & brutally, leaving her devastated. Where could she go for help except to her sister Charity? At least she wouldn’t be reminded of Nick in Spain. But Nick followed her.

 

Catherine George

Fallen Hero

As a teenager Elinor had worshiped Miles Carew from afar. But even though Miles was now back in her life & wanting a relationship she couldn’t believe that, at last, she’d won his love. She was half afraid that her former idol had grown up into a father who needed a ready made mother for his child. But whatever Wlinor’s heart said to her about Mile’s intentions towards her her head told a different story: she had to trust & rely on him. Because both of them were being stalked by a menacing stranger.

 

Catherine George

The Folly of Loving

Victoria fell in love with Gavin Creed when she was a youthful love with Gavin Creed when she was a youthful looking teenager & he was an aspiring actor who thought she was some sort of Lolita. It took her years to recover from his ruthless – but effective – way of removing the stardust from her eyes, & by the time they met again a lot of things had changed. For a start, Gavin had become a television sex symbol, & had women falling for him could be & she was determined not to do it again!

 

Catherine George

Imperfect Chaperone

When Kit Vaughan agreed to accopany her beautiful younger sisters on holiday to Spain, she thought she’d have her hands full just keeping them out of trouble. She was wrong. Clemency & Charity were on their best behaviour. It was Kit who kept getting into predicaments, & the disturbingly attractive Reid Livesay who always seemed to be behind them. How could Kit hope to keep her sisters on the straight & narrow she wondered when with Reid, she was barely able to stay there herself?

 

Catherine George

Innocent Pawn

Since her kidnap, 5 year old Jo was beset by nightmares & daylight fears – so much so that her mother, Hester, felt obliged to remarry her ex-husband, Jo’s father, & and provide a secure & happy home for their daughter. Jo would feel safe & loved but would hester? For John Lander Ransome had turned Hester’s world upside down from the first traumatic moments of their meeting – and he seemed set to do so all over again.

 

Catherine George

Lair of the Dragon

When Naomi’s journalist sister asked her to infiltrate the Lair of the Dragon, Bran Llewellyn’s private Welsh retreat, she couldn’t refuse. But she hated the deception of posing as Bran’s secretary, especially once she discovered that the famous artist had been temporarily blinded in an accident. Worse, working so closely together soon meant that there was an undeniable attraction between them. Naomi knew she must not keep her guilty secret for much longer but, if she revealed her deceit to Bran – and if his sight were restored – how could she hold on to his love?

 

Catherine George

Lawful Possession

When she inherited the tenancy of Inch Cottage, Flora was intrigued by the quaint story behind it; her great aunt had come by the charming Scottish house during her lifelong affair with the Laird of Ardlochan! However, her legacy now brought Flora face to face with arrogant James Cameron, who resented her presence on his estate. But then James’s hostility turned to courtesy, & Flora found herself swept up by more than just traditional Highland hospital – like her great aunt, she was falling for the Laird! Could Flora trust James to love her, or had he other plans in mind?

 

Catherine George

Living Next Door to Alex

When Alexander MacKenzie the 3rd arrived to decide the fate of the stately home where Sarah was housekeeper, she prepared herself for the worst. However, Alex was instantly enchanted by the estate – and it seemed, by Sarah – and quickly moved into a neighbouring cottage. It was one thing to have a handsome male turn up on your doorstep, but when he was your employer & he wanted an affair.

 

Catherine George

Lorenzo’s Reward

Jess was instantly smitten by darkly handsome Italian Lorenzo Forli. But what did Lorenzo mean when he said that Jess would be his reward? When Lorenzo proposed, Jess thought she understood: to make her his wife was what he ultimately wanted. She had no qualms about letting her husband to be make passionate love to her. But there was a shock in store! Lorenzo had failed to tell Jess something about his past. Could it be that he’d used all the means he possessed to claim the reward he’d really wanted – to seduce Jess into his bed?

 

Catherine George

Love Lies Sleeping

Francis Wilding was absolutely sure that her future would have nothing to do with the handsome owner of Curthoys Court after she had finished cataloguing his family’s collection of manuscripts. She was happily and securely engaged to Chris Bradley, and the fact that Harry Curthoys needed an heir to secure the ruined fortune of his beautiful home was none of her business. Yet, strangely, Harry’s friendship was beginning to mean more to her than Chris’ love.

 

Catherine George

Luc’s Revenge

When Portia met tycoon Luc Brissac, it had been a long time since any male had set her pulse racing so fast! Not only was Luc devastatingly attractive, he was also interested in buying Turret House, Portia’s childhood home – the scene of something so traumatic she had blotted it from her memory. Luc was persistent: he wanted Turret House & he wanted Portia – and he got both, using an irresistible mix of charm & passion. But when he took Portia back to France as his future bride, the past went with them threatening the fragile happiness Luc had so carefully constructed.

 

Catherine George

The Rich Man’s Bride

Ever since gamekeeper’s granddaughter Anna Morton was snubbed by Ryder Wyndham and his upper-class friends, she’s stayed away from Ryder, the man she once worshipped.

But then Anna is forced to live with Ryder on his English country estate, and the tension between them turns to temptation. Anna is a career-minded city girl with no plans to settle down. But Ryder needs a wife, and he’s decided that Anna will become his lady-of-the-manor bride!

 

Catherine George

The Right Choice

When Georgia arrived in Itally to teach English to little Alessa Valori, she felt everything was heading in the right direction. But the minute she met Luca Valori, Alessa’s uncle & the famed ex motor racing champion, she was thrown completely off track! Should she pretend that she didn’t feel the same smouldering desire as Luca, & risk a lifetime of regret? Or throw caution to the winds, & maybe become a notch on his bedpost? Whichever road Georgia chose to travel, both were signposted with 1 clear warning: Heartbreak dead ahead!

 

Catherine George

Summer of the Storm

Was the gap between them too wide to bridge after all this time? Alec Neville thought so, but Cassie wasn’t sure what to feel. The overwhelming mutual physical attraction came flooding back – as did memories of that long, hot summer 10 years before, when she’d fallen in love with the wilder, younger Alec. She’d had to break off their relationship, & it broke her heart; since then she’d fought hard for her independence as a crime writer. Now Alec had come back to shatter her peace. Did she have the courage to love him again?

 

Catherine George

Touch Me in the Morning

Theodora Grace lived 2 lives: secretary by day, budding historical novelist by night. She thought she’d kept them completely separate, until she realized that her fictional hero, Jason Harcourt, had taken on more than a few of her oss’s traits – although James had all the arrogance & none of the sensitivity she’d given to Jason! When her book was published Theo happily gave up her job – but James Hackett found that he missed not only the efficient & invisible Miss Grace but also Theo, the woman he had, intriguingly, discovered one morning beneath the cool disguise.

 

Catherine George

This Time Round

Davina Lennox’s brother had eloped with Leo Seymour’s fiancée, and it was something she had tried in vain to forget. Leo’s bitternes and anger had turned themselves on her – and had been all the more painful because, at seventeen, Davy had been hopelessly infatuated with Leo. But now, six years later, he was back to complete the film project he had abandoned so long ago, and was even occupying the empty half of Davina’s rented cottage. How could she forget the past, when he seemed so determined to remind her of it? And why wouldn’t he leave her alone, when she knew that he still loved his long-lost Madeleine?

 

Catherine George

Villain of the Piece

Everyone in Abbotsbridge knew that Simon Woodbridge was the father of Lucy Drummond’s illegitimate, & they knew that Simon had been killed before he could marry her. So they forgave Lucy for her loss of respectability, & for her schoolboy son. Would they be so forgiving if she fell in love again? Lucy doubted it, & that was why she refused to allow Simon’s elder brother, Joss, anywhere near her. He had ruined her life once already, & that – luckily – was something the villagers didn’t know. Then the roof fell in.

Daftar Tambahan 18 November 2014

Nama Pengarang Judul Harga Ada/Tidak Ada
Linda Howard Dusta Putih = White Lies SH25,000 Ada lagi
Linda Howard Lelaki dalam Impian = Dream Man SH35,000 Ada lagi
Linda Howard Musim Berburu = Open Season SH35,000 Ada
Linda Howard Penakluk Hati = Heartbreaker SH22,000 Leona
Linda Howard Pria Sempurna = Mr. Perfect SH35,000 Ada lagi
Linda Howard Sang Target = To Die For SH35,000 Ada lagi
Linda Howard Tabir Kekuasaan = Kill & Tell SH30,000 Ada lagi
Nora Roberts Mempelai Pria MacGregor = The MacGregor Grooms SH30,000 Leona
Nora Roberts Mempelai Wanita MacGregor = The MacGregor Brides SH30,000 Leona
Sandra Brown 22 Indigo Place SH20,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Belitan Masa Lalu = French Silk SH30,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Belantara Asmara = The Devil’s Own SH18,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Lelaki penuh Luka = Envy SH35,000 Wida
Sandra Brown Menjelang Tengah Malam = Fat Tuesday SH28,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Menyingkap Tabir Kelam = Best kept Secrets SH30,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Pantulan Gairah = Ricochet SH35,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Pencarian = Where’s the Smoke SH35,000 Leona
Sandra Brown Penyanderaan = Stand Off SH20,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Rahasia Hati = Sweet Anger SH22,000 Leona
Sandra Brown Sang Saksi = The Witness SH39,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Selamat Datang Kegelapan = Hello, Darkness SH35,000 Ada lagi

 

Linda Howard

Dusta Putih = White Lies

Dlm 1 hr, Jay Granger dipecat, terancam kehilangan tempat tinggalnya, lalu kedatangan 2 agen FBI yg mengatakan bhm mantan suaminya, Steve Crossfield, mengalami kecelakaan & terluka parah hingga koma. Mereka membutuhkan bantuan Jay utk mengidentifikasi lelalki yg nyaris tdk dpt dikenali akibat luka2nya itu. Begitu tiba di RS, dgn ragu Jay menyatakan lelaki itu sbg Steve Crossfield. Tetapi lelaki yg terbangung dr koma sama sekali berbeda dgn ingatan Jay akan mantan suaminya – baik dr penampilan, sikap, maupun gairah yg meledak2 di antara mereka. Akhirnya Jay menyadari lelaki itu memang bukan mantan suaminya. Mengapa lelaki itu memang bukan mantan suaminya. Mengapa para agen FBI mendesaknya utk menyatakan lelaki itu sbg Steve Crossfield? Apa tujuan mereka?

 

Linda Howard

Lelaki dalam Impian = Dream Man

Marie Keen berusaha menjalani hidup yg tenang & normal. Ia mengira kemampuan paranormalnya – yg membuatnya mampu menyaksikan tindak ekjahatan ketika peristiwa itu terjadi – telah lenyap selamanya. Lalu pd suatu malam kemampuannya itu kembali dgn segenap kekuatannya. Detektif Dane Hollister dr Kepolisian Orlando tdk pernah bertemu wanita spt Marlie. Ia bukan hanya sangat menyangsikan kemampuan paranormal Marlie, tapi juga menginginkan wanita itu. Bagi Marlie, Dane adlh pria perkasa yg penuh gairah, menayalakan setiap ujung sarafnya hingga membara. Tapi sblm kisah mereka berlanjut, Marlie hrs mengarungi perjalanan berbahaya did lm benak gila seorg pembunuh berantai yg mengancam kehidupan & kebahagiaan mereka.

 

Linda Howard

Musim Berburu = Open Season

Setelah 34 tahun melajang, Daisy Minor akhirnya memutuskan melakukan perubahan besar. Ia ingin menikah dan punya anak sebelum terlambat. Selama ini orang-orang selalu menganggapnya pustakawati membosankan dan perawan tua yang tidak dilirik lelaki.

Hidupnya berubah total ketika tanpa sengaja ia menjadi saksi kejahatan yang berlangsung di depan matanya. Nyawanya terancam dalam bahaya kalau saja ia tidak kebetulan bertemu Jack Russo, Kepala Polisi Hillsboro, kota tempat tinggal Daisy. Sebagai polisi berpengalaman, Jack mencurigai adanya konspirasi yang melibatkan orang-orang penting di kota itu. Dan Daisy hanya bisa mempercayai Jack untuk menyelamatkannya.

 

Linda Howard

Penakluk Hati = Heartbreaker

Selain mewarisi peternakan ayahnya di Florida, Michelle Cabot juga mewarisi setumpuk utang. Dan sialnya, ia mendpti dirinya berutang sgt besar pd rancher tetangga sekaligus musuh bebuyutannya, John Rafferty. John sgt terkejut saat mendpti Michelle yg manja & sgt dibencinya bekerja keras mengelola peternakan Cabot sendirian demi menyelamatkan satu2 nya harta yg dimiliki wanita itu. Ia menyukai Michelle yg baru ini & bertekad menjadikan wanita itu miliknya. John tdk tahu bhw di balik sikap dingin & angkuh Michelle Cabot, wanita itu menyimpan rahasia masa lalu yg menyakitkan. Meski Michelle terus menampiknya dgn kasar, John yakin suatu saat Michelle akan menginginkannya spt ia menginginkan wanita itu.

 

Linda Howard

Pria Sempurna = Mr. Perfect

Apa syarat2 pria sempurna? Itulah topic yg asyik dibahas Jaine Bright & ke 3 sahabatnya suatu malam di restoran favorit mereka. Mr Perfect. Haruskah jangkung, tampan, penuh perhatian, & hangat – atau hanya berotot? Mereka menulis daftar itu, hingga ke syarat2 yg hanya olok2 & sindiran. Di luar harapan mereka, daftar itu bocor & beredar ke seluruh perusahaan tempat mereka bekerja – melalui newsletter & email, juga merembet ke luar & menarik perhatian media massa setempat. Lalu lelucon entertainment itu berubah menjadi serius ketika salah 1 dr mereka terbunuh. Jaine terpaksa mengandalkan bantuan tetangga barunya, detektif polisi yg semula diduganya pemabuk & pengangguran. Ia hrs mengungkap siapa pembunuh itu demi keselamatan sahabat2nya & dirinya sendiri.

 

Linda Howard

Sang Target = To Die For

Lajang, cantik & sukses. Kehidupan Blair Mallory memang menyenangkan. Sampai salah 1 anggota Great Bods – gym milik Blair – mulai meniru pakaian, rambut pirang, bahkan mobil convertible putih kebanggan Blair. Suatu malam, wanita peniru itu mati ditembak di lapangan parker Great Bods, & Blair lah satu2nya saksi. Sejak itu berkali2 upaya pembunuhan ditujuka pd Blair. Dan Letnan J.W. Bloodsworth 0 yg 2 thn lalu pernah terlibat hubungan asmara dgn Blair – mengambil alih kasus itu, sekuat tenaga memastikan keselamatan sang saksi tunggal. Tetapi, seiring dgn makin banyaknya fakta & bukti yg terungkap, Letnan Bloodsworth curiga bhw Blair lebih dr pada sekadar saksi. Bhw sebenarnya Blair Mallory adlh sang target utama.

 

Linda Howard

Tabir Kekuasaan = Kill & Tell

Setelah bertahun-tahun tidak pernah pulang, tiba-tiba Karen mendapat paket dari Dexter Whitlaw, ayahnya. Rasa kecewa membuat Karen tak ingin tahu apa isinya, dan menyimpannya di gudang sewaan. Karen membenci Dexter yang telah melupakan keluarganya. Beberapa bulan kemudian Karen sama sekali tak menyangka kehidupannya akan bergejolak. Pertama-tama, dia harus mengindentifikasi jenazah Dexter yang ditembak seseorang. Lalu rumah lamanya dibakar, apartemennya diacak-acak seseorang, terakhir dia nyaris saja terbunuh. Karen yakin semua teror yang dialaminya berkaitan dengan Dexter. Apa sebetulnya pekerjaan ayahnya hingga ia dibunuh orang? Adakah kaitannya dengan paket itu? Karen tak bisa lagi bersembunyi di balik topeng kebencian pada ayahnya. Setelah melihat jasad Dexter, Karen tahu dia selalu mencintai lelaki itu, dan sangat merindukannya. Ia sedih karena Dexter menyia-nyiakan cinta istri dan putrinya. Dan rupanya bukan hanya Karen yang kehilangan ayah, dan berniat mencari si pembunuh….

 

Nora Roberts

Mempelai Pria MacGregor = The MacGregor Grooms

Daniel MacGregor takkan berhenti ingga mencapai apa yg diinginkannya. Dan sbg kepala keluarga MacGregor, Daniel ingin melihat ke 3 cucu lelakinya yg tampan & lajang – tetapi masih bersikeras mempertahankan status lajang mereka – menikah. Oleh krn itu Daniel menemukan 3 wanita yg sesuai utk memikat, menggoda, & menyiksa ke 3 cucu lelakinya, D.C. Duncan & lan. 3 wanita pilihan yg mampu membuat ke 3 sepupu itu melepaskan status lajang mereka & dgn senang hati melangkah menuju altar. Kini giliran D.C. Duncan & Ian mendapati bhw Daniel MacGregor memang memiliki naluri yg tepat dlm hal cinta.

 

Nora Roberts

Mempelai Wanita MacGregor = The MacGregor Brides

Daniel MacGregor takkan berhenti ingga mencapai apa yg diinginkannya. Dan sbg kepala keluarga MacGregor, Daniel ingin melihat ke 3 cucu perempuannya yg lebih suka berkarir. Menurutnya, mereka telah mengabaikan kewajiban utk melanjutkan garis keturunan kel. MacGregor, membentuk kel. Mereka sendiri & tentunya mempunyai bayi2 yg manis. Jadi, dgn hati2 ia memilih 3 calon yg sama sekali tdk tahu apa yg sdg direncanakannya, 3 laki2 yg menurutnya layak bagi ke 3 cucunya & mulai menjalankan rencananya. Tak lama kemudian Laura Gwendolyn, & Julia mendapati bhw kakek mereka yg selalu cerewet itu memiliki naluri yg tepat dlm hal cinta.

 

Sandra Brown

22 Indigo Place

Bagi Laura Nolan, Indigo Place bukan sekadar mansion tetapi juga hidupnya. Namun kini ia terjebak tumpukan utang yg ditinggalkan almarhum ayahnya. Tak ada jalan lain utk melunasinya selain menjual rumah warisan itu. Namun Laura tak menyangka bhw satu2nya pembeli adlh James Paden. Di masa mudanya, James Paden adlh berandalan kota mereka. Anak jalanan yg tampan. Berbahaya utk berdekatan dgnnya, tapi sulit juga utk tdk terpesona padanya. Dan itulah yg dialami Laura. Lingkungan sosialnya membuat ia tak bisa berdekatan dgn James padahal hatinya begitu mendamba. Sedangkan bagi James Paden, Laura adlh obesesinya. Gadis ningrat cantik yg tak mungkin bisa diraihnya, putri org kaya lama yg menurut anggapan umum di kota mereka sama sekali tak sesuai utknya. Kini, stlh 10 thn lebih meninggalkan Gregory & berjuang mengangkat hidupnya, ia kembali sbg pengusaha sukses. Akan dibuktikannya pada penduduk kota itu bhw ia berhak masuk ke Indigo Place yg dulu tertutup baginya, berikut memiliki pewarisnya.

 

Sandra Brown

Belantara Asmara = The Devil’s Own

Rencananya nekat. Tapi jika memang ini satu2nya cara utk menyelamatkan ke 9 anak itu, Kerry akan mencobanya. Linc blm pernah menjadi org baik2. Hanya dia di bar itu yg tampaknya paling sesuai dgn rencana Kerry, maka Kerry memilihnya. Bersama2 mereka menghadapi berbagai rintangan yg tak tertahankan menembus belantara Montenegro & belantara asmara.

 

Sandra Brown

Menjelang Tengah Malam = Fat Tuesday

Burke Basile seorg polisi yg sdh kehilangan segalanya. Kini, ia merasa bertanggung jawa atas kematian partnernya. Dgn perkaawinan & karir yg kandas, ia memusatkan perhatian kepd nemesisnya. Pinkie Duvall – pengacara perlente yg menolong para pembunuh lolo dari jerat hokum. Pembalasan dendam Burke berupa tindakan penculikan Remy, istri sekaligus harta paling berharga Pinkie. Tapi Burke tdk memperhitungkan rasa tertariknya pada wanita itu – yg dikeluarkan dari pemukiman kumuh New Orleans dgn bayaran hrs mengawini pria yg hanya memperlakukannya sg mesin pemuas nafsu. Dan Burke juga tdk bias memperhitungkan hasil duel mematikannya dgn Pinkie yg akan meledak di tengah kegilaan Mardi Grass, ketika jarum jam berdetak menujut tengah malam.

 

Sandra Brown

Menyingkap Tabir Kelam

Setelah menjadi asisten jaksa wilayah, Alexandra Gaither, wanita yg cantik & cerdas, akhirnya pulang ke kampong halaman utk membuka kembali kasus pembunuhan ibunya yg terjadi 25 thn yg lalu. Ia yakin salah 1 dr 3 pria paling berkuasa di kota itu telah membunuh ibunya. Ke 3 pria itu sgt menarik, ke 3 nya pantas dijadikan tersangka kuat, & ke 3 nya berusaha keras menghalang-halangi penyelidikan Alex. Namun hanya 1 di antara mereka br 3 yg sanggup membuat Alex jatuh cinta. Spt ibunya, Alex membuat kota kecil di Texas itu heboh. Dan kini, stlh perlahan2 berhasil menyusun potongan2 masa lalu ke 3 pria itu, Alex bertekad menghadapi segala risiko utk menyingkap tabir kelam.

 

Sandra Brown

Pantulan Gairah = Ricochet

Pd suatu malam detektif Sersan Duncan Hatcher dipanggil ke kediaman Judge Caro Laird utk menyelidiki peristiwa penembakan yg mengakibatkan kematian seorg penjahat kelas teri. Kasus itu spt nya sederhana; Elise, istri cantik sang hakim, memergoki si pencuri & menembaknya dlm usaha membela diri. Namun ada beberapa potongan cerita yg tdk pas & memancing kecurigaan Duncan. Duncan bertekad mencari & menggali kebenaran di balik peristiwa itu, meskipun ia hrs mempertaruhkan karier & integritasnya saat melakukannya – krn ia tak bisa menyangkal ketertarikannya kepd Elise Laird, tak peduli wanita itu sdh menikah, terbukti pembohong, & juga tersangka kasus pembunuhan.

 

Sandra Brown

Pencarian = Where There’s Smoke

Tak seorang pun tahu alasan Lara Mallory membuka praktek dokternya di sebuah kota keci di Texas yang hampir seluruh segi kehidupannya dikuasai oleh Tackett Oil. Namun semua orang masih ingat pada perannya dalam skandal menghebohkan yang menjatuhan Senator Clark Tackett dan menghentikan karier pria itu menuju Gedung Putih.
Ibunda sang senator yang sekaligus adalah pimpinan Tackett Oil tidak segan-segan menggunakan kekayaan dan kekuasannya untuk mengusir Lara dari kotanya, apalagi ketika Lara kemudian bertemu Key, putra bungsu keluarga Tackett yang berandalan dan suka hura-hura.
Tak lama setelah pertemuan mereka, si dokter muda yang gigih dan penerbang pemberani yang ugal-ugalan itu terlibat dalam sebuah perjalanan maut yang mendebarkan hati, mencari jawaban atas rahasia besar yang selama ini menghantui Lara dan dapat meruntuhkan kerajaan bisnis keluarga Tackett

 

Sandra Brown

Penyanderaan = Stand Off

Reporter TV Tiel McCoy akan berlibur di New Mexico saat mendengar berita bhw putrid multimiliuner Russell Dendy diculik. Itu berita resminya. Sebenarnya Sabra Dendy hamil & kabur bersama sang pacar, Ronnie Davison. Tiel lantas mengundurkan rencana liburannya spy bisa mengejar berita panas itu. Tak disangka, di took serbaada kota kecil bernama Rojo Flats, Tiel berhadapan langsung dgn sepasang kekasih nekat & bersenjata api itu – dan memperoleh pengalaman yg tak terlupakan seumur hidup. Dlm drama penyanderaan yg menegangkan di took itu, ia jadi mempercayai sesame sandera, terutama seorg peternak lokal yg terasa familiar. Ia juga mulai mengerti mengapa sepasang remaja itu jauh lebih takut pd Russell Dendy dibandingkan kepd FBI & mengapa ia hrs melupakan tugasnya sbg reporter utk melindungi mereka dr dunia yg seolah bersekutu utk menghancurkan mereka.

 

Sandra Brown

Rahasia Hati = Sweet Anger

Kari Wynne menyalahkan seluruh kemalangan yg dialaminya pd 1 org – Jaksa Wilayah Hunter McKee. Pria itu memang tdk membunuh suaminya, tetapi McKee tlh mencemarkan reputasi suaminya dgn menyatakan bhw suaminya tlh menggelapkan uang Negara. Tak lama kmdian rasa dendam Karl thdp McKee mulai mempengaruhi pekerjaannya sbg reporter televise. Liputannya tdk lagi objektif, bahkan scr tersirat mempertanyakan kemampuan pria itu. Akibatnya, pihak manajemen televise menariknya dr layer kaca & menskorsnya selama 3 bln. Kari menggunakan masa2 itu utk merenungkan kemali perbuatannya serta menemukan kembali jati dirinya. Mendadak McKee muncul di hadapannya, meminta Karo memaafkannya, menyatakan bhw dia mencintai Kari sejak dulu & menginginkan Karl disisinya. Beranikah ia membuka hatinya utk pria itu.

 

Sandra Brown

Sang Saksi = The Witness

Kendall Deaton tak pernah menduga bhw kedatangannya ke Prosper, South Carolina, akan menjerumuskannya ke tengah persengkongkolan maut yg didasari kemunafikan & kebencian. Mimpi buruknya dimulai ketika ia dating kesana & menjadi pengacara public terbaik yg pernah ada di daerah itu. Ia jatuh cinta pd bujangan idaman wanita, menjalani pesta pernikahan bak dongeng, & mengandung. Tapi tak lama kemudian ia mulai kalah dlm kasus2 yg seharusnya ia menangkan, sampai akhirnya ia menjadi saksi sebuah kejatahan mengerikan. Guncangan itu menyadarkan Kendall, ia telah salah menilai orang2 di sekitarnya! Kini ia hrs terus berlari, sampai keadilan menang di Proper, & sampai anaknya selamat didampingi seorg pria penderita amnesia, yg tak tahu siapa dirinya & siapa Kendall – wanita cantik yg mengaku sbg istrinya.

 

Sandra Brown

Selamat Datang Kegelapan = Hello, Darkness

Utk mengubur kepedihan akibat kesalahan tragis yg menyebabkan kematian tunangannya, Paris Gibson hidup mengasingkan diri. Satu2nya saat ia hidup kembali adlh di malam hari, ketika ia memandu acara radionya. Pd suatu malam salah 1 pendengar yg mengaku bernama Valentino menelepon Paris. Ia mengatakan kekasihnya menginggalkannya krn mengikuti nasihat Paris. Valentino benar2 sakit hati & mengancam akan membunuh si gadis, & stlhnya ia akan menghabisi Paris. Merasa terancam Paris segera mencari bantuan polisi. Sayang tindakannya itu juga mempertemukannya kembali dgn Dean Malley, laki2 tampan yg tdk ingin ditemuinya lagi, laki2 yg sanggup menghidupkan kembali setiap kepedihan yg berasal dr masa lalu yg ingin dilupakan Paris. Dan juga degup2 liar jantungnya yg kini semakin sulit dienyahkan.

Carol Marinelli

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Carol Marinelli

Contracted: a Wife for the Bedroom

Hunter Myles: a brilliant mind, an even better body – he’s worth billions & has bedded many. Lily Harper: perfect for a convenient marriage – she’s petite, she’s pretty, & she needs Hunter’s help! Hunter’s ring is on her finger, but Lily knows it’ll only be there for 12 months. Soon a year doesn’t seem quite long. Is it just that there’s plenty of lust in the bedroom or is there love in this marriage bed?

Carol Marinelli

A Doctor, a Nurse:  Little Miracle

Nurse Molly Jones decided that if she was ever to bump into Luke Williams again, she would be dressed to impress. Instead, Molly has just finished a night shift on the children’s ward when she discovers that paediatrician Luke is back in town – with his 4 year old twins! Single dad Luke is as dedicated & charming as she remembers. But Molly’s heart has been broken 2 before; when Luke left & when she discoverd that motherhood, for her, was not meant to be. All Molly has ever dreamt of is a family, but can her dreams come true with Luke?

Carol Marinelli

Italian Boss, Ruthless Revenge

Sexy Italian billionaire Lazzaro Ranaldi chooses women like his cars – sleek, sexy & easily upgrade to a new model. His mistrust of women is seared onto his soul. But there’s something about Caitlyn that tempts him to take her. But then Lazzaro starts to believe Caitlyn isn’t as innocent as she seems; could she have already betrayed him & his family? He won’t be played for a fool! He’ll get his revenge by cutting her out of his heart – & putting a ring on her finger!

Carol Marinelli

The Italian’s Marriage Bargain

Gorgeous Italian Luca Santanno needs a bride and the sexy blonde who’s just walked into his life is the perfect candidate! Felicity Conlon hates Luca with a passion – but she can’t refuse his temporary marriage deman. And now she’s sharing Luca’s bed she’s finding it’s almost impossible to leave. Will this Mediterranean billionaire claim her as his wife for ever?

Daftar Tambahan 4/11/2014

Nama Pengarang Judul Harga Ada/Tidak Ada
Cara Colter Pernikahan Sang Pangeran = A Royal Marriage SH20,000 Ada lagi
Diana Palmer Hasrat & Cinta = Rage of Passion SH30,000 Ada lagi
Diana Palmer Pinangan Coltrain = Coltrain’s Proposal SH18,000 Pratiwi
Diana Palmer Sahabatku Kekasihku = Friends & Lovers SH22,000 Limy
Emma Darcy Perkawinan = The Wedding SH22,000 Pratiwi
Julie Garwood Kekuatan Cinta Mengalahkan Segalanya = The Secret SH35,000 Ada lagi
Lisa Kleypas Cinta di Siang Hari = Love in the Afternoon SH35,000 Ada lagi
Lisa Kleypas Cinta tak Terduga = Blue-eyed Devil SH35,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Bayangan di Cermin = Mirror Image SH35,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Biarkan Aku mencintaimu = Two Alone SH19,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Kabar Gembira di Hari Natal = Tidings of Great Joy SH22,000 Yuli
Sandra Brown Reuni = In a Class by Itself SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Kembalinya Sunny Chandler = Sunny Chandler’s Return SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Sang Penari = Heaven’s Price SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Selembut Sutra = Words of Silk SH22,000 Yuli
Sandra Brown Tak Terucapkan = Unspeakable SH30,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Tamu Istimewa = Breakfast in Bed SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Brown Wanita Penggoda = Tempest in Eden SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Marton Buah Hati Cullen = Claiming His Love Child SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sandra Marton Kemarin & Selamanya = Yesterday and Forever SH19,000 Reta
Sandra Marton Waliku Pengantinku = Guardian Groom SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sharon Kendrick Dicari: Mempelai Pria! One Bridegroom Required! SH19,000 Ada lagi
Sharon Kendrick Dicari: Tanggal Pernikahan = One Wedding Required! SH22,000 Ada lagi
Sharon Kendrick Istri Simpanan = Mistress Material SH20,000 Reta

 

Cara Colter

Pernikahan Sang Pangeran = A Royal Marriage

Sejak kematian istri & anak2nya, pintu hati Prince Damon Montague seakan tertutup. Tapi sbg pangeran, dia wajib memberikan ahli waris bagi takhtanya. Org tuanya mendesak Damon utk kembali berkeluarga. Di tengah kegalauannya, ia bertemu Rachel Rockford, janda beranak satu. Rachel membutuhkan ayah bagi putrid kecilnya, Carly & Damon membutuhkan istri. Mereka akhrinya menikah & sepakat pernikahan mereka hanya di atas kertas. Tapi lambat laun stlh melihat kelucuan Carly & kelembutan Rachel, perasaan Damon mulai tergugah.

 

Diana Palmer

Hasrat & Cinta = Rage of Passion

Maggie Turner membutuhkan tempat utk melarikan diri dr ancaman mantan suaminya, tempat putrinya bisa merasa aman, & utk menyembuhkan luka2 hati mereka. Ketika mereka diundang berlibur ke peternakan ibu baptis Maggie di kota kecil di Texas, ia menerimanya dgn senang hati. Namun kegembiraannya diwarnai setitik rasa was was krn ia akan bertemu lagi dgn Gabriel Coleman, putra iu baptisnya. Spt halnya 10thn lalu, Gabe masih blak2an, kasar, & dingin – tapi juga masih mempesona. Maggie piker pernikahan tlh melenyapkan hasratnya, melumpukan hatinya, & menumpulkan indranya. Tetapi pertemuannya dgn Gabe kali ini menghapus semua pikiran itu, serta membuka matanya thd hasrat & cinta yg sesungguhnya.

 

Diana Palmer

Pinangan Coltrain = Coltrain’s Proposal

Lou tdk ingin mencintai Jeb Coltrain, Dokter tampan yg dipuja2 banyak wanita itu membencinya. Betapa tidak, bertahun2 yg lalu ayah Lou menghamili tunangan pria itu. Namun apa boleh buat, cinta bisa tumbuh dimana saja, hingga meskipun Lou sadar Jeb tdk menyukainya, ia tak kuasa memadamkan cintanya pada pria tampan itu. Itu sebabnya ia selalu menarik diri thd Jeb, sampai pada suatu ketika pria itu mengajukan pinangan yg tak mungkin ditolaknya.

 

Diana Palmer

Sahabatku Kekasihku = Friends & Lovers

Pengalaman pahit yg dialami penulis novel Madeline Vingy di masa lalu membuatnya sangat berhati2 dlm membina hubungan dgn lawan jenis. Namun dgn John, ia senantiasa merasa aman dlm jalinan persahabatan yg jarang ditemukan di antara pria & wanita. Disisi lain John Durango, pengusaha minyak yg kaya raya, sedikit demi sedikit merasa terancam oleh hasratnya thd Madeline. Ia mulai menjauh & menjaga jarak, namun mendapati dirinya semakin tenggelam dlm ketertarikannya thd sahabatnya itu. Di tengah amukan badai & angina kencang malam itu, persahabatan mereka yg tlh terjalin slma 2 thn mendadak berubah menjadi sesuatu yg lain, sesuatu yg lebih dlm. Terombang ambing antara bayangan masa lalu, dorongan hasrat, serta rasa cemburu, Madeline & John akhirnya menyadari bhw dlm persahabatan itulah mereka menemukan makna cinta yg sesungguhnya.

 

Emma Darcy

Perkawinan = The Wedding

Pertama2, Tessa menemukan tunangannya bergumul di tempat tidurnya dgn wanita lain. Kemudian, sampai di ktr dia mendpt tugas menjadi sekretaris pengganti utk direktur utama & hrs mengikuti konferensi selama 3 hr. Sungguh keajaiban kalau dia tdk meleleh di kaki pria itu. Kalau ada lelaki sempurna yg bisa memenuhi fantasi setiap wanita, dialah Blaize Callagan! Dan kalau ada saat2 ketika Tessa hrs mengubur diri dlm fantasi, itulah saat yg tepat baginya.

 

Julie Garwood

Kekuatan Cinta Mengalahkan Segalanya = The Secret

Judith Hampton & Frances Catherine Kirkaldy telah bersahabat sejak kecil walaupun mereka berasal dr 2 negara yg saling bermusuhan. Judith berasal dr Inggris, sedangkan Frances Catherine erasal dr Skotlandia. Namun, hal itu tdk menyurutkan niat Judith yg telah berjanji utk membantu persalinan Frances Catherine di Skotlandia. Akan tetapi, Judith tdk menduga kalau ia akan dijemput & dikawal oleh kakak ipar Frances Catherine, Iain Maitland, seorg tuan tanah yg kejam, dingin, tdk berperasaan, tapi sekaligus juga luar biasa tampan & seksi. Perjalanan itu membuat benih2 cinta mulai tumbuh & semakin berkembang did lm hati masing2, terutama Maitland yg selama ini selalu meremehkan wanita. Apa pun akan dilakukannya utk melindungi wanita yg dicintainya, walaupun pd akhirnya rahasia besar Judith terungkap, rahasia yg dpt menghancurkan kepercayaan & cinta yg begitu dlm sekalipun.

 

Lisa Kleypas

Cinta di Siang Hari = Love in the Afternoon

Beatrix, si bungsu Hathaway yg pencinta binatang & alam, selalu lebih nyaman berada di alam terbuka dr pd di dlm ruang dansa. Meskipun tlh mengikuti serangkaian season di London, Beatrix yg kecantikannya klasik & berjiwa bebas blm pernah jatuh cinta ataupun didekati pria. Kapt. Christopher Phelan, prajurit yg sgt pemberani, berencana akan menikahi teman Beatrix, Prudence Mercer, sekembalinya dr pertempuran. Namun, dlm surat2nya kepd Prudence, ia mengatakan kehidupan di medan peperangan tlh mengubahnya menjadi org yg sgt berbeda. Prudence tdk suka menulis surat & kecewa membaca surat2 pria itu. Beatrix membantu Prudence menuliskan surat2 jawaban. Surat menyurat itu segera berkembang menjadi kedekatan jiwa yg dlm. Christopher bertekad menemui wanita yg dicintainya itu. Tindakan Beatrix yg semula hanyalah berpura2 berubah menjadi siksaan cinta yg tak sampai.

 

Lisa Kleypas

Cinta Tak Terduga = Blue-eyed Devil

Haven Travis, putri satu2nya Chruchill Travis yg kaya raya, seharusnya hidup bahagia dgn bergelimang kekayaan org tuanya. Namun, ia mengalami trauma stlh pernikahannya yg pertama berakhir berantakan & meninggalkan luka yg sgt dlm pd dirinya. Sejak saat itu, Haven memutuskan utk menutup hatinya rapat2 thd laki2 mana pun. Hardy Cates adlh seorg pria tampan & seksi dgn mata biru yg memesona. Ia merupakan saingan sekaligus musuh utama keluarga Travis. Perjalanan hidupnya yg keras membuatnya menjadi sosok yg ambisius, sinis & pemarah. Namun, pertemuannya dgn Haven membuatnya tdk dpt melupakan wanita itu. Skrg stlh Haven sendiri lagi, ia bertekad utk menjadikan wanita itu sbg miliknya, walaupun ia hrs mengorbankan segalanya utk membuka & menyembuhkan hati Haven yg sdh tersakiti.

 

Sandra Brown

Bayangan di Cermin = Mirror Image

Kecelakaan pesawat bukan sekadar tragedi bagi Avery Daniels, seorg reporter TV. Kecelakaan itu juga telah membuatnya khilangan identitas diri. Tubuhnya yg luka parah & wajahnya yg hancur telah diidentiikasi sbg Carole Rutledge, istri calon senator, yg dia tahu meninggal dlm kecelakaan itu. Avery Daniels yg tak berdaya & blm dpt berkomunikasi, Cuma bisa menangis ketika Tate Rutledge, yg mengira wanita itu istrinya, berkata bhw kejelitaan wajahnya akan dipulihkan oleh seorg ahli bedah plastik.. Tapi, ketika kemudia dia sdh bisa berkomunikasi, Avery tak kunjung membuka kedoknya. Dia takut, nyawanya & nyawa Tate terancam. Ketika masih terbaring dlm balutan perban di ICU, seseorg mendatanginya & berkata bhw rencana mereka utk membunuh Tate akan tetap berjalan. Sbg seorg reporter, Avery merasa tertantang utk membuka tabir kehidupan Carole & Tate. Kenapa Carole berencana membunuh suaminya sendiri? Dgn siapa dia berkomplot dlm keluarga itu?

 

Sandra Brown

Biarkan Aku Mencintaimu = Two Alone

Rusty Carlson adlh wanita karier yg sukses & teriasa dgn kehidupan gemerlap Beverly Hills, namun ketika mengalami kecelakaan pesawat & terdampar di hutan belantara Canada yg ganas, ia benar2 tak berdaya. Satu2nya penumpang lain yg selamat adlh Cooper Landry, veteran perang Vietnam yg tlh banyak mengalami pahit getirnya kehidupan & sinis terhdp wanita semacam Rusty. Keadaan memaksa mereka utk bekerja sama agar bisa bertahan hidup, sementara menunggu bala bantuan. Dlm situasi serbasulit ini, cinta tumbuh di hati Rusty thdp Cooper, namun lelaki itu jelas2 memandang rendah padanya.

 

Sandra Brown

Kabar Gembira di Hari Natal = Tidings of Great Joy

Ria Lavender adlh aristek berbakat yg baru saja menikmati buah kesuksesannya ketika ia bertemu dgn seorg pria yg akan mengubah segalanya. Walikota Taylor MacKensie adlh pria yg tampan, menarik & karismatik. Namun Ria tak pernah membayangkan bhw ia akan pulang dr pesta Natal bersama pria itu, atau bahkan, terperangkap dlm keromantisan hujan salju & terpengaruh oleh sebotol sampanye, ia akan melepaskan seluruh kendali dirinya. 8 minggu kemudian, Ria mendapati bhw ia mengandung bayi Taylor. Utk mengesahkan bayi mereka, Ria membujuk Taylor menikah dgnnya – paling tdk utk sementara. Walaupun tak lama kemudian Ria mulai mencintai Taylor, ia takut bhw perhatian utama pria itu adlh utk melindungi kariernya semata. Ria bersumpah utk melindungi hatinya dr cinta sepihak ini hingga kehidupan memberi mereka ber 2 pelajaran ttg keajaiban – dan cinta.

 

Sandra Brown

Kembalinya Sunny Chandler = Sunny Chandler’s Return

Seminggu. Selama itulah yg akan dihabiskan Sunny Chandler di Latham Green. 3 thn lalu ia membua skandal besar di kota kelahirannya itu, & sejak saat itulah ia pindah ke kota besar & bersumpah tdk akan pernah kembali. Sampai skrg. Tapi seminggu erasa bagai selamanya, dgn semua mata haus gossip yg mengawasi gerak geriknya, ditambah sepasang mata biru tajam milik Sherif Ty Beaumont yg senantiasa mengusiknya. Selama itu jugalah wkt yg dibutuhkan Ty utk memikat Sunny. Sejak awal gadis itu menunjukkan dirinya lain dr pada yg lain. Pakaiannya, pembawaannya, & cara Sunny memasukkan stroberi bersalu cokela 3 lapis ke mulutnya. Ya Tuhan tahu ia hrs mendpt kan Sunny. Meyakinkan Sunny bhw tempa gadis iu adlh disini, di kota kecil ini, disisinya.

 

Sandra Brown

Reuni = In a Class by Itself

Dani Quinn tahu ia pasti akan bertemu Logan Webster, mantan pacarnya, di acara reuini SMU. Perpisahan mereka 10 thn lalu memang menyakitkan & menimbulkan dendan di hati Logan. Namun Dani tetap akan datang utk membuktikan bhw ia tdk takut bertemu Logan. Lagi pula ia memang hrs bertemu Logan utk meminta pria itu menjual salah 1 propertinya kepd yayasan yg dikelola Dani. Loga yg masih sakit hati krn Dani meninggalkannya 10 thn lalu bersedia meluluskan permintaan Dani, tapi dgn 1 syarat. Dani hrs menyerahkan tubuhnya utk ditukar dgn property itu! Awalnya Dani bersedia, namun menjelang saatnya ia meninggalkan Logan tanpa penjelasan. Kali ini Logan takkan membiarkan Dani meninggalkannya lagi tdk utk ke 2 kalinya. Kali ini ia akan mengejar Dani hingga kemana pun.

 

Sandra Brown

Sang Penari = Heaven’s Price

Blair Simpson, penari andal dlm berbagai pertunjukan Broadway, cedera parah. Supaya bisa beristirahat total, Blair menerima tawaran sahabatnya utk menyewa apartemen di sebuah kota kecil. Pd hari pertamanya, Blair berkenalan dgn tetangganya, Sean Garret, yg pura2 menjadi pemijat. Sean tdk malu2 menunjukkan rasa tertariknya pd Blair, tapi gadis itu menolaknya. Blair bukannya tdk menyukai pria itu, tapi ia tdk ingin punya hubungan yg mengikatnya di kota kecil itu. Ia ingin kembali ke Broadway & meneruskan karier menarinya.

 

Sandra Brown

Selembut Sutra = Words of Silk

Hidup Laney McLeod berubah drastis begitu mendapati dirinya terperangkap di dalam lift apartemen di wilayah Manhattan. Di tengah usaha melawan rasa paniknya, Laney menyadari keberadaan pria asing tampan yang membantunya mengatasi klaustrofobia yang ia derita. Ketika listrik kembali menyala dan kesadaraannya pulih, Laney mendapati dirinya berada di dalam kamar tidur pria itu dan, karena shock dan malu, langsung kabur keesokan paginya. Beberapa bulan setelah kejadian itu, Laney lebih terkejut lagi karena pria itu berhasil melacak keberadaannya. Pria itu, Deke Sargent, datang menemuinya untuk suatu misi khusus. Meskipun berusaha keras menolak kehadiran Deke di dalam hidupnya, Laney tidak kuasa menghindar dari sentuhan-sentuhan dan rayuan selembut sutra pria itu. Tanpa disadari, perlahan tapi pasti Deke berhasil menyingkap bahwa di balik penolakan Laney atas kehadirannya tersimpan ketakutan yang lebih mendalam. Ketakutan yang harus Laney hadapi secepatnya, atau ia akan kehilangan pria yang diam-diam ia cintai itu untuk selama-lamanya.

 

Sandra Brown

Tak Terucapkan = Unspeakable

Sbg janda tunarungu beranak 1, Anna Corbett menjalani kehidupan yg sunyi & monoton. Bersama mertuanya, Delray Corbett, ia mengelola peternakan yg menjadi tumpuan hidup mereka. Namun irama kehidupan mereka berubah total ketika terbetik kabar bhw 2 napi berbahaya melarikan diri dr penjara. Kegelisahan Delray membuat Anna bertanya2 adakah kaitan antara mertuanya dgn ke 2 napi itu? Pada saat bersamaan, seorg lelaki asing muncul di peternakan mereka, Jack Sawyer. Kedatangannya begitu mendadak & mencurigakan. Namun kehadirannya memberi semangat baru, terutama bagi Anna, yg terdorong utk belajar bicara kemali. Tapi sayangnya kebahagiaan mereka terancam musnah oleh dendam seseorg yg telah lama mengintai.

 

Sandra Brown

Tamu Istimewa = Breakfast in Bed

Masa lalu yg menyakitkan membuat Sloan Fairchild tak lagi tertarik pd cinta. Wkt & tenaganya dicurahkan utk mengurus penginapan berkelas. Namun ketika Alicia, sahabatnya, memintanya utk member penginapan bagi tunangannya Carter Madison selama sebulan, Sloan pun membukakan pintu Wisma Fairchild & bertemu laki2 yg kemudian menjunkirbalikkan dunianya – & prinsip hidupnya. Sloan mencoba menagabaikan perasaan yg menghanyutkannya, berusaha menepis mimpinya. Tapi saat Carter mengungkapkan cinta, Sloan pun hrs memilih: menikmati cinta sesaat, melupakan segalanya, atau berjuang utk mendpt kan & memiliki pria itu utk selamanya.

 

Sandra Brown

Wanita Penggoda = Tempets in Eden

Sebagai model terkenal, Shay Morrison memberikan inspirasi bagi karya-karya terkenal para seniman besar, dan selalu bangga akan profesinya. Pada suatu hari, tanpa disengaja ia bertemu dengan Ian Douglas dalam situasi yang memalukan. Sejak itu dengan terang-terangan Ian selalu menunjukkan rasa tidak sukanya terhadap Shay. Merasa terluka dan tertantang, Shay memutuskan untuk membuat Ian jatuh cinta padanya. Segala cara dilakukannya untuk menarik perhatian Ian agar terpesona padanya. Shay benar-benar kesal ketika Ian tidak menanggapi rayuannya sedikit pun, bahkan nyaris putus asa. Ia tidak tahu lagi apa yang harus dilakukannya. Apakah sebaiknya ia melupakan niatnya atau malah semakin gencar menggoda pria itu?

 

Sandra Marton

Buah Hati Cullen = Claiming His Love Child

Ia tak bisa mengenyahkan malam yg 1 itu dr benaknya. Dan ketika Cullen O’Connell menemui Marissa lagi, ia pun tahu bhw malam penuh gairah itu tlh menciptakan lebih dr sekadar sepotong kenangan, krn Marissa mengandung putra Cullen! Cullen menawarkan sebuah kesepakatan pernikahan. Dan Marissa tak punya pilihan selain menerimanya. Namun mungkinkah pernikahan yg didorong oleh perasaan tanggung jwb berubah menjadi cinta?

 

Sandra Marton

Kemarin & Selamanya = Yesterday & Forever

Secara tak sengaja, & dlm situasi yg sama sekali tak menguntungkan, Miranda berkenalan dgn Daniel Thorpe. Namun ia begitu membenci lelaki tampan itu, yg memandang rendah & sinis padanya. Daniel boleh punya segunung uang, dia boleh menganggap Miranda perempuan murahan, tapi yg jelas ia tak berhak menghinanya, mengancam teman2nya & membeli dirinya!

 

Sandra Marton

Waliku Pengantinku = Guardian Groom

Ketika sebuah warisan mengakibatkan perkawinan, inilah cerita Grant: ‘Bagaimana mungkin bisa termasuk dlm warisan yg ditinggalkan ayah kepadaku. Crista Adams, anak perwalianku! Tapi wanita itu bukan lagi anak2. Kenyataannya dgn gaya hidupnya, aku meragukan ia masih anak2. kalau bagitu, mengapa aku yg tak seorg wanita pun pernah mempengaruhiku, begitu cemburu terhdp setiap pria dlm hidup Crista? Itulah sebabnya aku memutuskan utk benar2 menjadi walinya. Aku memerintahkan ia spy pindak ke tempat tinggalku. Tapi itu merupakan ideku yg paling gila! Kini aku merasa bhw apapun yg ada dlm hidupku tdk akan pernah sama lagi. (Landon’s legacy)

 

Sharon Kendrick

Dicari: Mempelai Pria! One Bridegroom Required!

Holly Lovelace sdh menyiapkan semuanya. Ia telah memiliki gaun pengantin yg cantik – skrg yg dibutuhkan hanyalah pengantin pria. Kemudian ia berkenalan dgn Luke Goodwin yg kaya, tampan, & luar biasa seksi! Dan Holly benar2 jatuh cinta padanya. Tapi Luke tak menginginkan Holly. Di matanya Holly sama dgn perempuan2 lain yg sering dikencaninya. Cantik. Menggoda. Dan gampangan. Luke menginginkan perkawinan yg tenang, walaupun tak romantis. Ia sdh kenyang bertualangan dgn wanita2 sensual. Holly pun bertekad mengubah pandangan lelaki itu thd dirinya. Kalau perlu ia hrs merayu lelaki itu walaupun sama sekali tak punya pengalaman.

 

Sharon Kendrick

Dicari: Tanggal Pernikahan! = One Wedding Required!

Tubuh Amber O’Neil kurang tinggi utk menjadi model, tapi ia berhasil bekerja sg asisten pribadi Finn Fitzgerald yg keren, pemilik Allure Modelling Agency. Wajar saja jika kemudian Amber jatuh cinta pada Finn. Tapi yg mengejutkan adlh bhw Finn pun jatuh cinta pada gadis itu. Mereka bertunangan & sangat berbahagia shg merasa tak perlu buru2 menikah. Namun setelah Amber melakukan keteledoran, yaitu memberikan wawancara khusus dgn seorg jurnalis bejat, tampaknya pernikahan yg telah diimpikannya tak akan terwujud.

 

Sharon Kendrick

Istri Simpanan = Mistress Material

‘Aku ingin kau menjadi istri simpananku!’

Suki terperanjat! Ia bukan lagi seorg gadis 17 thn yg naïf, yg menyerahkan dirinya kepd Pasquale Caliandro. Pria lainnya mungkin akan melamarnya, namun Pasquale tlh menolaknya 7 thn yg lalu. Memang benar gelora di antara mereka masih sedahsyat dulu, tapi apa artinya semua itu tanpa perasaan cinta? Pria itu pasti gila atau memiliki selera humor yg sgt aneh! Tapi pikirnya, Pasquale tdk pernah bergurau dlm hal bisnis & menjadi istri simpanannya adlh bisnis semata.

Sinopsis Vicky Lewis Thompson

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Vicki Lewis Thompson

One Mom too Many = Gara-gara Ibu

Gara2 ibunya, Daniel O’Maley, polisi New York City berdarah Irlandia berkenalan dgn Rose Kingsford, fotomodel terkenal, yg juga berdarah Irlandia. Gara2 ibunya, Rose gagal mewujudkan rencananya sekaligus kehilangan cinta Daniel. Akankah gara2 ibu mereka juga, Daniel & Rose dpt bersatu kembali & menyambung tali persahabatan orangtua mereka yg putus bertahun2 lalu?

 

Vicki Lewis Thompson

Operasi Gigolo = Operation Gigolo

Target: membatalkan keinginan org tua Lynn Morga utk bercerai. Taktik: memperkenalkan laki2 tukang bikin onar berbaju kulit & bertato sbg calon menantu mereka. Tukang bikin onar: Pengacara Tony Russo. Org tuanya akan bekerja sama utk menyelamatkannya – Lynn yakin. Tapi dr siapa? Penampilan sahabatnya, Tony Russo, lebih menyerupai model dr pada pembuat onar. Tapi itu sblm ‘transformasi’ nya. Tiba2 Tony yg tenang & dpt diandalkan menjelma menjadi laki2 liar yg seksi & menawan. Masalahnya, Lynn berulangkali lupa bhw ciuman Tony hanyalah tuntutan perannya sbg gigolo.

 

Vicki Lewis Thompson

Terjerat Cinta = Going Overboard

Pertemuan pertama Chance Jefferson dgn Andi Lombard yg cantik memang tak terlupakan! Ia selalu terkenang rona merah di wajah Andi saat wanita itu menyadari telah salah mengira Chance sbg penari striptease utk pesta lajang adik Andi. Andi memang sgt menarik, tapi sayangnya Chance selalu tertimpa bencana setiap kali berada di dekat wanita itu. Tersiram sampanye sampai basah kuyup pd pesta pernikahan adiknya hanyalah salah 1 contoh. Itu sebabnya Chance begitu terkejut Andi ternyata ikut dlm perjalanan berlayar selama seminggu di Danau Mead. Terjebak bersama Andi di tengah danau? Bencana apa lagi yg akan terjadi kali ini? Mengapa sepertinya kesialan demi kesialan selalu terjadi saat Andi ada di dekatnya?

 

Vicki Lewis Thompson

Terperangkap Bersamamu = Stuck with You

Charity Webster tdk keberatan ketika diminta menjaga rumah & anjing Nora, sahabatnya, yg pergi berlibur. Tapi ia jelas sangat keberatan ketika badai salju membuatnya terperangkap di rmh itu bersama Wyatt Logan, keponkan Nora yg berencana melewatkan malam Thanksgiving bersama bibinya. Keberadaan koboi rodeo yg kasar itu sangat mengusik Charity, baik scr fisik maupun mental. Namun kahirnya Charity & Wyatt menyerah pd gairah yg meledak2 di antara mereka. Ketika hal itu terjadi, ditambah gangguan yg hrs mereka hadapi dr Alistair, tetangga Nora yg usil, Malam Thanksgiving thn ini pun berubah menjadi malam yg tak terlupakan.