“Take the ticket, Isa go to the party,” Tawny encouraged.
Who knew those words from her model best friend could get Petty Officer Isa Croix in so much trouble. She took the invitation to the Masquerade ball at the mansion of Bryce Forte for a night of dancing and fun and got more than she bargained for. One night of passion in the billionaire playboy’s arms led to lifelong consequences, she was pregnant. She had planned never to see him again especially when he called her by Tawny’s name in the midst of their desire. She wasn’t the woman he wanted and she would have just keep the memory.
When Isa gives him the news, Bryce was enraged and accused her of getting pregnant on purpose to trap him and lying from the very beginning. He gave her the option live with him or leave after the baby was born. Unwilling to ever give up her child, she took the lesser of two evils knowing that she was stepping into the lion’s den. In the midst of the confusion and raging hormone changes, the attraction between them was still very palpable. But how could she be falling in love with a man who saw her as a liar, especially when he seemed to have plans of his own. Being stuck between a rock and a hard place left her with few options. But would each move they made bring the closer together or leave them at a stalemate? Especially when love was the prize.
This novella was originally published in November 2011. It has been reissued with a new cover.
Some wallflowers bloom at night…
Violet is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. The gentlemen aren’t beating down her door.
Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet’s feet. He’s wet, chilled, bleeding, and speaking in an unfamiliar tongue.
Only Violet understands him. And she knows he’s not what he seems.
She has one night to draw forth the secrets of this dangerously handsome rogue. Is he a smuggler? A fugitive? An enemy spy? She needs answers by sunrise, but her captive would rather seduce than confess.
To learn his secrets, Violet must reveal hers—and open herself to adventure, passion, and the unthinkable… Love.
Score a touchdown with Julie Brannagh's latest Love and Football novel—about discovering who you are and finding love along the way.
Jillian Miller likes her job working in the front office for the Seattle Sharks, but lately being surrounded by a constant parade of perfection only seems to make her own imperfections all the more obvious. She needs a change, which takes her into foreign territory: the Sharks' workout facility after hours. The last thing she expects is a hot, grumbly god among men to be there as witness.
Star linebacker Seth Taylor has had a bad day—well, a series of them recently. When he hits the Sharks' gym to work out his frustration, he's startled to find someone there—and even more surprised that it's Jillian, the team owner's administrative assistant. When he learns of her mission to revamp her lifestyle, he finds himself volunteering to help. Something about Jillian's beautiful smile and quick wit makes him want to stick around. She may not be like the swimsuit models he usually has on his arm, but the more time Seth spends with her, the harder he falls.
And as Jillian discovers that the new her is about so much more than she sees in the mirror, can she discover that happiness and love are oh-so-much better than perfect?
“Gayle Callen is wonderful!”—Cathy Maxwell
USA Today bestseller Gayle Callen is not only a longtime favorite among avid readers of historical romance the world over, she’s a multiple award-winner as well, having won both the Holt Medallion and the Laurel Wreath Award. With Return of the Viscount, she kicks off a wonderfully sexy series set in Victorian England, where the destinies of three battle-scarred soldiers lead them to the women fated to capture their hearts and heal them. Return of the Viscount once again showcases what Romantic Times calls Callen’s “forte,” her ability to “entangle readers in a tale that’s delightfully sexy, fast paced, and filled with engaging characters who hold your interest until the end.” Return of the Viscount is an unforgettable marriage of convenience tale that will enthrall fans of Samantha James and Loretta Chase—the story of a breathtaking love affair between a soldier with a debt to pay and a lady on a quest to unravel her family’s secrets.
She turned his life into chaos even as she melted his heart…
The injured “boy” Sir Daniel Drummondrescues from a British battlefield is no boy at all,but a vivacious young enchantress fleeing hertyrannical father. Moved by her plight, herspirit, and her mesmerizing beauty—and his own young daughters’ need for a mother—the dashing nobleman impulsively offers towed Henrietta “Harry” Ashby, who promptlythrows his life and household into disarray.
Headstrong, impetuous, wildly unconventional, “Harry” knows precious little about wifelyduties. But the irrepressible miss understandsthe importance of unwavering loyaltywhen danger threatens. And she knows daringways to set a man’s passions aflame—and the sensuous secret to transforming amarriage of convenience into a union ofeverlasting ecstasy and love.
From USA Today bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the seventh book in the addictive Keatyn Chronicles series. Discover a breathless fairy-tale romance with swoon-worthy characters, suspense, and a glittering celebrity world. Fans of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and reality TV will devour this pulse-pounding, sexy teen drama set against the backdrop of Hollywood and an East Coast boarding school.
Keatyn’s crazy life comes together in one perfect script.
Will Keatyn get her life back?
And if she does, which life (and boy) will she choose?
A classic historical romance novel from New York Times bestseller Lisa Kleypas (“One of today’s leading lights in romantic fiction” —Seattle Times), Because You’re Mine is a breathtaking tale of romantic intrigues and uncontained passions that showcases this acclaimed author at her very best. Returning to Regency Era London, Kleypas weaves a sensuous tale of a lovely intriguer’s attempts to seduce a notorious seducer in order to save herself from an unwanted prearranged marriage—only to have true love complicate the affair. This is emotional, sensual, absolutely superb storytelling from a multiple RITA Award-winning historical romance superstar that any serious fan of top-quality love stories must not miss.
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