Making a family of their own The only sane person among her crazy relatives and friends, Rachel Madison was calm, comforting…and needed someone to care for her. Her interior design work was her refuge and she never mixed business with pleasure. Until her latest client, Dr Mark Thomas, a sexy, solitary man, tempted her. A knock on Mark’s door introduced him to a brother – and a family – he’d known nothing about.Suddenly his world was out of kilter and only Rachel could ease his confusion. But dare she risk involvement with a man who didn’t know his past…and who wondered about his future?
LESSON PLAN FOR LOVEby Professor Catherine Travis1. Stop spending every waking moment at my lab.2. Quit finding excuses for my maintenance man to come fix things. (Mike Clancy is young, gorgeous and way out of my league.)3. Splurge on a new wardrobe. Lab coats aren' t very sexy.4. Help Mike with his night school classes, and ignore what my friends imply about us. (He may have dropped out of college once, but there' s definitely more to him than his easygoing personality and incredible body.)5. Do things that scare me. Live a little!6. Tutor Mike without falling head over heels for him. (Am I fooling myself? Is this even possible?)
THERE WASN'T A WOMAN ALIVE WHO HAD EVER REJECTED REPORTER RILEY O'NEAL.All he had to do was smile and flash those dimples. But there was a first time for everything. Riley's first came in the form of waitress Teresa Scott, and what a lovely form she had. It was a ritual. Every morning he ate breakfast at the Rainbow Café, where, along with great coffee, Teresa served up a big «No.»But when a scandalous news story led Riley to discover that Teresa wasn't exactly who he'd thought she was–but instead was a single mom and a…criminal–he hoped that the gorgeous waitress would try to steal his heart.
TALL, DARK, HANDSOME…AND THE PERFECT FATHER?Unexpected sparks flew when midwife Cecilia Mendoza met young Geoff Bingham, Merlyn County's most eligible bachelor. But she was even more surprised when their dinner date exploded into a night of passion that neither of them would soon forget.Practical-minded Cecilia wanted more than just one evening of romance; however, she needed Geoff's help to realize her lifelong dream–to have a baby. With only a few weeks left in town, Geoff plunged into their affair–and embraced the idea of having a child with no strings attached. But was it only baby-making that was in the cards, or was this love?
One night is never enough!There are many words people use to describe Logan Carmichael, but romantic is not one of them. Even he can see the irony that he has become co-owner of the Bride Mountain Inn! Until he falls – hard – for the one woman who is determined to stay just out of his reach…Alexis Mosley might be the only wedding planner in the world who doesn’t believe in happily-ever-after. She believes she and Logan can just ‘keep things casual’ – nothing more. But as she surrenders herself to him each night, Alexis begins to wonder if they might have a fairytale ending after all…
MIRANDA MARTIN–MOMMY?Beautiful and popular, Miranda Martin had the type of exciting, whirlwind existence that any single woman would envy. But when her two young nephews were unceremoniously deposited on her doorstep, her life took a turn toward the domestic–and fast!Fortunately, Miranda had a reliable friend to turn to: her accountant, Mark Wallace, himself the doting single dad of two little girls. After Mark opened his home to her new brood, Miranda began to feel differently about him…an emotion far deeper than friendship. As she came to terms with raising two young boys, could she also forge a new family–with Mark at her side?
All she wants for Christmas Doll-shop owner Ryan Clark wants one thing–a family. She's ready for a lifetime pledge of babies and deep, soul-warming contentment. But first she has to find a reliable man…All he wants for Christmas Max Monroe's sole aim in life is to be free. No ties, no commitments–that's his motto. Then he meets gorgeous Ryan Clark.…All they want for Christmas Orphans Pip and Kelsey want a new mom and dad. And they have Ryan and Max in mind for the positions. With Santa backing them, how can they lose?
Pint-sized matchmakers on the loose!Responsibility is not something Maggie Bell has ever wanted. Sure, she’s never felt the need to leave her family business, but she can’t give up her freedom, even for someone as cute as Garrett McHale.The former Air Force pilot turned single father knows his family life filled with two sprightly little girls isn’t much to offer someone as lively as Maggie, but he can’t help feeling attracted.But when Maggie gets a good look at parenting, will she take fright? Or will Garrett show her that, when love’s involved, anything is possible?