The BIG EventThirty–the age for marriageSexy, glamorous…Claudia tried to think of three good things about being thirty as she sat on the plan on her way to celebrate her birthday. Well, her fellow passenger, David Cool-as-a-Cucumber Stirling, certainly wasn't one of them!But they were stuck with each other whether they liked it or not. Worse, for the next few weeks they had to pretend to be husband and wife! The situation wasn't ideal, but they did have something in common–he was about to turn forty to her thirty–and he wasn't bad-looking, either. And so, perhaps, sexy, glamorous and wed was right for her time of life?One special occasion–that changes your life, forever!
Juliet Laing couldn't bring up twin toddlers and run her beloved cattle station single-handed. She needed a manager–and quickly.Cue Cal Jamieson. With arrogant self-assurance, the irritating Australian claimed the post as his, and promptly moved into the homestead! Now he seemed intent on proving that the Outback was no place for an Englishwoman, captivating her two baby boys–and driving her to distraction!Juliet resolved to teach Cal just exactly who was boss. Until she discovered his true motive for coming to Wilparilla. It was the perfect excuse to fire him–so why couldn't she do it?
It could happen to you!A CHRISTMAS WISH…For Sophie Beckwith, Christmas this year means having to face the ex who dumped her and then married her sister! Only one person can help–her best friend Bram.A YULETIDE PROPOSAL…Bram used to be engaged to Sophie's sister. Now, determined to show «the lovebirds» that they've moved on, he's come up with a plan: he's proposed–to Sophie!A MISTLETOE MARRIAGE!It's crazy, but it would be only pretend…wouldn't it? Now their wedding day is here and Sophie's feelings for Bram have drastically changed. Her deepest wish now is for Bram to say «I do»–for real!
A MILLIONAIRE…Patrick Farr is perfectly happy with his bachelor life, wining and dining beautiful young women. If only he could make them understand that he will never marry for love….A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE…Louisa Dennison is the perfect PA. She's also a single mom, bringing up two very demanding kids! So when Patrick proposes, her answer is definitely no! Or is it?A MARRIAGE FOR REAL?Patrick's offer could answer Lou's prayers–financial security for life. But will their attempts to avoid love lead them to exactly that…?
For better and for worse!Seth Carrington needed a girlfriend and Daisy needed a ticket to the Caribbean…it seemed like a fair exchange! But having survived Seth's extremely thorough interviewing technique–which included kissing–Daisy began to have her doubts. Seth was high-handed and completely ruthless…except when he smiled; then he was devastatingly attractive.Smile or no, Daisy had to face facts: her job was strictly temporary; she was being paid to act as a decoy for Seth's secret affair with a glamorous woman. The terms of the agreement were crystal-clear–but there was no clause about love!Jessica Hart has a wonderful talent for «building a stunning love story you won't want to see end.»–Romantic Times
She was here to stay–whether he liked it or not!Darcy discovered that the remote outback ranch she'd inherited came complete with a hostile partner–Cooper Anderson. It seemed he'd go to any lengths to get back his family home–even suffer Darcy's cooking. But Darcy jumped at Cooper's challenge to be his housekeeper for a month…. She'd prove that she and Bindaburra belonged together–even if that meant pretending she and Cooper were ideal partners, too!"Jessica Hart has a great gift for story-telling…. I never want to miss one of her books!"–Rebecca Winters
Meredith West Likes: coffee shops, nice shoes, London Dislikes: spiders, the Outback, Hal Granger! Hal Granger Dislikes: cool, unflappable, distracting city girls Likes: one city girl in particular… Meredith's been forced to take a job on a remote cattle station, with a boss she can't stand! It should be easy to keep things professional– except their office is under the blistering Outback sun, and Hal's work attire is a bare chest and thigh-hugging jeans! Although they're worlds apart, it's getting harder to keep things strictly business…
City girl Bea is stranded in the Outback–without a shoe shop or department store in sight! At least she's stuck there with a gorgeous man who seems ready for a challenge…so to make her stay a little more bearable, Bea sets him three of them!1. He can't be tempted to have an affair.2. He's not allowed to fall in love with her.3. And definitely, under no circumstances, is he to propose marriage!How will a self-respecting bachelor like Chase handle such a challenge?Run like the wind–or face it like a man…?