Giving birth in a parking lot was not what Stephanie Yarbourough had in mind when she agreed to be a surrogate mother. Then she discovered old flame Sebastian Caine was now a doctor–and willing to lend a hand! Trust the man who'd broken her heart years ago? Never!Sebastian Caine usually delivered babies and sent them on their way. But with the twins' biological parents dead, and Stephanie intending to raise the babies alone, he kept dropping by to help. That was all. But his heart had other plans….
Connor O'Hara had a family now. At least, he had a son. And a mother. And a whole mess of relatives he hadn't even known were his close kin.And then there was Lacy. Sweet Lacy Clark. Who'd suffered so much for bringing little Chase, his son, into the world.Frankly, it was all too much to take in for a guy used to being a loner, to belonging nowhere, to living life on his own terms. In his heart, Connor knew what Lacy wanted–the fairy tale, the white picket fence, the whole nine yards. But really, he was having trouble right now giving her even an inch!
You loved the Maitlands–now discover a new branch of the family!Independent rancher Rafe Maitland had never met his wealthy relatives–and planned to keep it that way. But when matriarch Megan Maitland's lovely personal assistant arrived on his doorstep, determined to ensure his presence at the family reunion, Rafe showed he could be as demanding and crafty as any other Maitland. Because the price for his company was a marriage of convenience–and all to keep custody of the little girl he'd inherited….
Relishing her newfound freedom from a domineering brother, Elizabeth wanted only to control her destiny, her power, her heart. Like a bird set loose from its cage, she tested her wings with Cole Williams.But was the Philadelphia billionaire too hot for her to handle on her first solo flight? Retrieving his priceless piece of stolen art was easy, but the man was dangerously sexy. Despite her desire for independence, she couldn't help giving in to temptation–and passion–with Cole. But then she learned that someone from her past was hell-bent on finding her–and Cole was the only one who could keep her safe. Could she give herself over to his protection…without risking her body and soul?
He'd finally gotten his revenge. Tough loner Max Cooper had been given the perfect opportunity to put his high-and-mighty partner, Kristina Fortune, in her place.The pampered princess had lost her memory and was depending on Max to fill in the gaps. While Max's head told him to make Kristina his personal slave, his heart had him questioning his motives. Was the brooding bachelor punishing Kristina for his overwhelming attraction…or denying himself a honeymoon to remember?
CONSIDER CAREFULLY BEFORE THAT FIRST CALL TO THE LOCAL CONTRACTOR:Can your marriage take it?Stacey Sommers certainly hoped so…but it was looking a little questionable. After the stunning news that her uncle had passed away and left her his dog (aptly named Dog) and a quarter of a million dollars, her penny-pinching, fiscally responsible husband was practically gloating at how their already amply funded golden years would be further enhanced.They'd saved for that rainy day, and now it was here–literally with their 1950s-style house falling down around their ears. Was it better to live for now or be a gazillionaire at your funeral? Stacey wanted to remodel; Brad wanted to save. What was a woman to do?Make the call. After all, it was her money. Then watch, as the walls came tumbling down, how things started to rearrange themselves….
Never let anyone get too close were the words single father Tyler Breckinridge chose to live by. And except for occasional bouts of loneliness, he did just fine…until his three little girls led him to lovely bookstore owner Brooke Carmichael.She was a woman whose sweet temptations made him forget his best-laid plans. And Tyler longed to woo Brooke with kisses that left her hungering for his touch. But he knew their future was one he could never claim, for he had secrets he kept under lock and key. Still, he would do almost anything to find a home in her arms…
No sooner did number-crunching dynamo Ilene O'Hara uncover fraud in her company than she needed protection for herself and the son she'd been hiding from detective Clay Cavanaugh, a man she still loved. When Clay appeared as their protector, she wondered if the truth would destroy their fiery connection–or bind them forever?Clay had the reputation of being a ruthless law enforcer–and a Casanova. After Ilene, he ensured that love never entered the equation again. But now, years later, she needed his help. As the forbidden attraction between witness and protector raged out of control, Clay could tell she was keeping a secret from him. But would it stop him from taking the ultimate risk?