SHE WAS HIS BEST FRIEND'S BRIDE-TO-BE…All gruff, rugged Donovan Chance had to do was briefly watch over Chloe Pennington, his billionaire boss's prospective fiancée. Hardly hazardous duty–no matter how much Donovan disapproved of the calculated marriage of convenience. Then again, he never expected a kidnapping to force him into close quarters with the innocently sexy Chloe….Donovan's duty was to protect her–not feel his granite resolve crumble under Chloe's touching vulnerability, her surprising strength and her sweet, romantic dreams of motherhood. Steely Donovan was hardly the marrying kind. So how would he handle desiring the woman his best friend planned to marry…and inconveniencing this marriage arrangement?
CAN YOU TELL WHAT I' M THINKING?– ETHAN BRANNON, SKEPTICHandsome but cynical Ethan was hardly a believer in Aislinn Flaherty' s special « gifts.» And despite her attraction to him, the full-time cake maker/part-time psychic vowed to ignore Ethan. Really. Until she started having « feelings» about his long-lost brother. Deep down, she knew she could reunite Ethan with the relative he was sure was gone forever.If only her feelings for Ethan were just as reliable…
NEVER TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWERThat had always been Molly Walker's motto. So when Kyle Reeves refused to come to the Walker Ranch for a celebration, Molly set out to bring Kyle back one way or another….Bruised and battered, the last thing Kyle needed was a reminder from his past…especially from the redheaded beauty who landed on his doorstep. Kyle knew he wasn't the man Molly remembered from long ago, nor could he give her what she deserved–love, family and a Texas home.But when faced with a woman who wouldn't take no for an answer, would Kyle say yes to the passion and love he'd been searching for?
Just when she’d sworn off exciting men!Pampered princess Dani Madison was determined to make a fresh start and to be independent. Too bad Teague McCauley lived down the hall…After the enigmatic FBI agent was injured during an arrest gone wrong, the last thing Teague expected was that Dani would nurse him back to health. But something about his beautiful but distant neighbour encouraged feelings he could swear were long gone. Could they turn into love?
Attending her neighbor's high school reunion wasn't exactly Nicole Sawyer's idea of a good time. But widower Joel Brannon had asked her along to help fend off his classmates' prying questions, and she couldn't seem to refuse him anything. Except after a few slow dances—not to mention moonlight kisses—Nic wanted more than a stolen weekend with a man she knew wasn't ready for a relationship… Or was he?Joel had loved and lost, but he wasn't quite ready to give up on the possibility that he'd find love again. Because the walls time had built around his broken heart came dangerously close to collapsing whenever Nic was near…
IN THE NAME OF…LOVE?Dating Bryan Falcon was only supposed to be a decoy, something for the tabloids to latch on to and run with. Still, Grace Pennington never expected to actually have feelings for the hard-core businessman. And although she'd simply promised her twin sister that she'd «date» Bryan until her sister's nuptials and then say goodbye, Grace sensed an attraction between herself and Bryan that was hard to deny. But were Bryan's signals for real, or was he doing an excellent job of playing the doting boyfriend? Either way, Grace knew that–if she let him–Bryan Falcon could invade parts of her life she had fiercely protected for years.For that reason alone, they had to part ways, no strings attached–and no broken hearts…. Or so she thought.
COURTSHIP OF CONVENIENCEThey were neighbors. Friends. Acquaintances, actually. And about all shy, intense Lydia McKinley and smooth, ambitious Scott Pearson had in common was zero tolerance for romance–and two matchmaking sisters bombarding them with blind dates. Still, why not join forces to outmaneuver their siblings?The strategy? Don protective camouflage. Pose as sweethearts at social occasions. A hug here, a kiss there, and they'd barricade themselves against a barrage of misguided matchmaking. But who knew their casual contact would trigger such explosive embraces? That their convenient courtship would plunge them headlong into a minefield of most convenient desire?
Fourth-year medical student James Stillman knew firsthand that life was lonely at the top. His privileged, isolated upbringing left him unable to build lasting relationships–professional or personal. Until he met a sexy, independent redhead who brought him back down to earth!Just when children's-party planner Shannon Gambill got her life in order, a handsome stranger strode into it and stirred something that could lead only to chaos. How could she possibly resist the gifted doctor who had saved her nephew's life… and set her heart ablaze with one smoldering look? A take-charge, dominating man was the last thing she wanted. Yet the considerate, passionate man lurking beneath James's hard exterior might be just what she needed….
A CONTRACT…BETWEEN LOVERSLiterary agent Adrienne Corley liked Gideon McCloud's books, but that didn't mean she liked him. Meeting her temperamental client face-to-face had everything to do with his career and nothing to do with how she found the reclusive writer sexier than she'd dreamed possible….Gideon enjoyed his solitary lifestyle–until his gorgeous agent turned up demanding he attend to matters professional and…personal. Enthralled by Adrienne's sexy smile, Gideon welcomed her into his home–and into his bed–but could he keep his heart out of the deal?