“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.
On the run from a treacherous enemy, a knight and a noblewoman find a passionate destiny in the Scottish highlands. A villainous rogue abducts Contessa Tess from her uncle’s castle in the Scottish highlands, and when he reveals her uncle’s terrifying plans, she follows him into a whirlwind of adventure and realizes that there is a hero beneath his criminal facade.
Every novel in this collection is your passport to a romantic tour of the United States through time-honored favorites by America’s First Lady of romance fiction. Each of the fifty novels is set in a different state, researched by Janet and her husband, Bill. For the Daileys it was an odyssey of discovery. For you, it’s the journey of a lifetime. Your tour of desire begins with this story set in Connecticut.Zane Wilding is a man with a heart of marble. And, until the day of her job interview, Deborah hadn’t believed anyone could be as cold and hard as Zane Wilding. Now he is her boss; the most demanding boss she has ever had. His good looks don’t make up for the iciness with which he treats her, everyone, and even his wife. But soon Deborah learns the secret behind Zane’s behavior - a secret that will cause Deborah’s heart to discover her feelings for him.
To Snare a Bride . . .
To Gabriel Devine, Duke of Wolverest, the bonds of marriage are nothing more than shackles. But if he's to remain a lifelong bachelor, that leaves only his younger brother to carry on the family name. Inviting the ton's most eligible ladies to an elegant ball, Gabriel is certain any one of them would be all too eager to become the next duchess and provide an heir—leaving Gabriel to continue his ecstatic pursuit of pleasure.
To Catch a Rogue . . .
Her social-climbing stepmother would give anything to have Madelyn Haywood betrothed to a future duke. But Madelyn believes the brothers Devine to be nothing more than heartless rogues—especially Gabriel, whose rakish reputation precedes him. He is nothing more than a slave to passion, and she will not be conquered by his caresses—and yet his wicked ways tempt her so . . .
She’s known him since she was fifteen. Every night, he is with her: his face, his voice. Tonight, Sara Marten will meet the man who is both angel and demon, salvation and temptation: Falcon—the Carpathian, the banished hero. Tonight, Sara will meet the dark-eyed destroyer destined to be her mate.
Tania, the lovely daughter of the late Lord Amesly, leaves her school in Paris and is travelling to Boulogne when her train crashes. Amongst the fear and confusion she is helped and befriended by a charming young Englishman – Captain Rupert More – and with him she reaches the ferry where she unexpectedly meets two friends of her late parents, Charles and Selina Bracebridge.Captivated by Tania, and awed by her bravery in the face of adversity, Rupert is convinced that she is uniquely special. Tania, innocent in the ways of love having spent so long in her convent school, is similarly smitten by the dashing young Captain. It seems that Cupid’s bow has struck in the most unusual of circumstances, but as the young couple get to know each other their happiness is shattered by the threat of war in the Crimea.Promising that she will wait for him, Rupert prepares himself for the battlefield. Back in London Tania’s hostile stepmother makes it clear that her stepdaughter is no longer welcome in her own home. Eager to discharge her duties as legal guardian, the second Lady Amesly decides the easiest way is to marry her pretty stepdaughter off as quickly as possible. So when Lord Watford, an eligible widower with a shady past, asks for Tania’s hand in marriage, her stepmother is determined that the answer will be 'yes’.Terrified at the idea of having to marry someone she does not love, and wishing that Rupert were still close by, Tania runs away to the Bracebridges and begs them to help. The Bracebridges are close friends of Florence Nightingale, who is determined to recruit nurses to look after the troops wounded in the war. Joining Florence and training as fast as she can, Tania secretly leaves England, following Rupert to the frontline.As war breaks out and the casualty figures rise, Tania works tirelessly in the British Military Hospital in Scutari. With every newly injured soldier arriving needing care and comfort, Tania eagerly scans their faces hoping to see her lost love, and begs for news of Rupert.Will they find each other again? And if they do can their love survive the horrors of war? Or will Lady Amersly discover her whereabouts and demand that she return home to marry a man she neither loves nor respects? Tania will need all of her courage and belief in the powers of true love for the challenges ahead.
Stacey Daniels has always been attracted to the wrong type of man . . .
And she knows in her heart the virile, wounded Viking at her front doorstep will certainly be no exception. A vision from her most secret erotic fantasies—a glorious god of a man—he excites her with his tantalizing aura of dangerous sensuality. Stacey knows in the deepest depths of her soul that submission will bring unforeseen peril into her life, and yet she is helpless to resist him—for he is a master of decadent pleasures and sweet sensuality . . . and all she has ever wished for.
But loving Conor carries a burden that no mortal woman can bear. Though he finds solace in Stacey's passion and the warmth of her welcoming body, his true realm is one of darkest dreams, torn by violence and strife, that is now following him into Stacey's world . . . .