Dead-end job? Dreary apartment? Disastrous love life? Check, check, and check. Toddler who makes it all worthwhile? Absolutely. Juggling work, college, and the care of young Alex was never Sabrina's plan.
But Sabrina's dreams are bigger than any curve ball life can throw at her. Her top priority is keeping her small family together, no matter what the cost.
Vladimir Grigory doesn't believe in dreams. He earned his position at the top of New York's corporate ladder with his own sweat. His empire is his baby, and he'll destroy anyone who threatens it. Even the sexy employee who challenges him on every level. When the New York tabloids and the world call him the baby daddy of Sabrina's son, Vlad believes Sabrina is part of a plot to expose the secrets of his past. He threatens to destroy her future. But since Sabrina has secrets of her own, she has no choice but to agree to Vlad's marriage ultimatum.
Handsome, noble Lord Alistair McDonon's gay life, as a denizen of London's Beau Monde far, far away from his Scottish roots, comes to a sudden and abrupt end.
When the tragic news arrives that his two brothers have drowned at sea, he is summoned to Scotland by his estranged father not only to take up his title of the Marquis of Kildonon and position of heir to the Chieftainship of the Clan but also to marry, Lady Morag McNain, in order to unite their Clans, who have been at war with each other for centuries.
Horrified, Lord Alistair hastily proposes to his current lover, Olive Beverley – only to be refused and it seems that he is doomed to a loveless marriage in the windswept and distant Highlands.
Suddenly, though, everything changes when he overhears a delicately beautiful young woman, called Arina, desperately begging the heartless Olive for enough money to pay for her beloved mother's life-saving operation.
Alistair steps in to help Arina, asking in return only that she accompany him to Kildonon Castle pretending to be his wife.
So now no one can force him to marry Lady Morag – but little does Lord Alistair know that his demure 'young pretender' will soon be laying an irrevocable claim to his heart!
Falling in love means tempting fate in this passionate new novel in USA Today bestselling author Gayle Callen's Highland Weddings series
Maggie McCallum's dreams about her new fiancé aren't the romantic sort. It's not just that she was bartered to Owen Duff like a piece of property to end a clan feud. She's also haunted by premonitions of his death on their upcoming wedding day. Yet the exasperating Highlander won't let her call it off, even though his life and his clan are both in jeopardy.
Owen has wanted Maggie in his bed since he first glimpsed her years ago. If their union restores peace between their clans, so much the better. But while lusting after another chief's sister had its risks, growing to trust Maggie is far more dangerous. Owen is falling deeply in love with the one woman he cannot hope to claim . . . and survive.
She Swore Never To Marry
Lady Margery Welles has the uncommon privilege of choosing her own husband-but it's a decision she has no desire to make, and the king wants an answer soon. Pursued by noblemen eager for a wealthy bride, Margery finds unexpected aid when Gareth Beaumont, her childhood friend, suddenly appears. Except her early champion is no longer a boy, and his strength and virility are more temptation than any noble suitor. But Margery hides a secret that makes her determined never to marry-and not even her sworn knight can safeguard her from it.He Promised To Protect Her
Years ago in the midst of battle, young Margery's protection was entrusted to the twelve-year-old Gareth. Sworn to defend her in all things, Gareth has returned, years after his family curse forced him to flee England, to be her champion once again. Convinced of her imminent danger, he poses as Margery's devoted suitor until she is safely married, never imagining their ruse could become a passionate reality. For she has become a spirited beauty-and the lady's guardian now desires to become much more...
Victoria must wed . . . and immediately!
To rescue her family from financial ruin, lovely Victoria Shelby has no choice but to marry. Her options for a bridegroom are limited . . . until she remembers the shy servant boy next door. Then she discovers that her childhood friend is actually Viscount Thurlow -- ruthless businessman, future earl, and a man whose family is shrouded in scandal!
After two rejected marriage proposals, David Thurlow needs a wife who will give him an heir, someone who will not only overlook his past but also be above reproach. Victoria is the ideal candidate -- quiet, unassuming, and in desperate need of funds. But even as she strives to be the perfect wife, her calm demeanor masks a shocking secret . . . one that is overshadowed by David's slow, heated lessons in the art of seduction that threaten to transform a “convenient” marriage into a torrid and passionate affair.
Never a gentleman . . . until now.
Lord Bramwell Johns, the second son of a duke, is an unrepentant scoundrel. Now that his two closest friends are disgustingly ensconced in domestic bliss, Bram is feeling strangely restless. And not even relieving London's least deserving artistocrats of their ill-gotten jewels is enough—until the night he overhears an argument. It seems that Lady Rosamund Davies is about to be forced into marriage with a rogue even worse than himself.
Rose is well aware of Bram's scandalous reputation, so any reason for his sudden interest in her is suspect; more so since he's close friends with the man about to ruin her family! She has her own plan though, and Bram may be just what she requires—as long as she remembers that he is only looking out for himself. As long as she remembers that his kisses and caresses don't mean anything. As long as she can keep from wondering whether she can trust a scoundrel . . . with her heart.
Someone powerful will fall.
Someone greedy will die.
Someone guilty will lose it all.
Destiny has sealed their fate as husband and wife, but nothing has changed the Don. No evil will ever come between him and Mirabella again. Or so he thinks. Don Giovanni Battaglia has sacrificed all he intends to for la famiglia. The only obsession he has now is to preserve the love of his Bella Donna and protect his little brown, blue-eyed babies from his world. A vow he swore the Mafia could never divide. While she screams in the night from nightmares inflicted on her during her kidnapping and torture, he whispers new promises in her ear of la dolce vita. And his guilt driven by grief to cure her of the madness in her mind turns his inner demons on them both. They were to have a new beginning. The good life. But secrets both inside and outside of la camorra soon prove that love of family, love of la camorra, love of each other, may not be enough...
Don Armando Mancini, Giovanni’s sworn enemy since they were kids, now possesses evidence of Lorenzo’s betrayal. Will he use his power to destroy the Don or does he have an even deeper desire inside? Isabella believes the final trap is set to avenge her father’s death and kill the Don. But her arrogance and years of manipulations finally catch up to her. Lorenzo Battaglia’s lie and betrayals close in on him, and his pregnant wife will do anything to protect them both. Mirabella wishes to take her family to America. Share her painful past. In doing so she and her sister uncover secrets so deeply buried in their family, they can either destroy or free them both. Blood will spill, love will be the ultimate casualty as hate and revenge consume the Battaglias. The good life is what they all want. But staying alive, staying in love, staying a family, may not be the life they deserve.
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