CINDERELLA IN WAITING With just one look Jack Stone could tell that Mickey was a princess living in a self-imposed ivory tower. But he wasn't one to let a few flights of stairs keep him from what he wanted. And he most definitely wanted the reluctant Cinderella next door. Melting her icy reserve would be his pleasure.Men had pursued Mickey before, but never with such a fervor as her enticing neighbor. How was a woman with her turbulent past supposed to resist Jack's tempting caresses? Especially when her sexy suitor began talking about… marriage! Was it enough to make a girl toss her glass slipper and run for the preacher?
There was a hot-looking man in her kitchen. And he was cooking! Maureen Hart had never had a summer so crazy…not even the year she'd become a teenage unwed mother. Now her life was on track with a steady boyfriend and a big promotion looming. And the one person who could derail everything was now waiting on her doorstep!Maureen's estranged daughter desperately needed her to care for her six-year-old son for several months. She just never imagined when she said yes that the child's gorgeous paternal grandfather, Daniel, would insist on staying, as well. Quarters were getting interestingly close.But Maureen was technically almost engaged…and a workaholic…and a control freak. And totally about to cut loose and indulge in a little fun with a man capable of doing his own laundry!
Fortune's Children: The Brides: Meet the Fortune brides – six special women who perpetuate a family legacy that is more than mere riches! THE BEST REVENGE IS… FALLING IN LOVE Sweet Mollie Shaw's life began when Gray McGuire swept her off to his mansion as his bride. This powerful tycoon seemed to fulfill her every wish – but all was not as it seemed… . Gray had one objective: to destroy Stuart Fortune.A man Mollie had equal reason to hate – if her Minnesota-sized heart was capable of hate. But when she learned of her groom's motive and means of revenge, would she remain his bride?
BACHELORS & BABIES HOW TO CURE A CASE OF BABY FEVER Jasmine LeClerc had found the man to father her baby. Patrick O'Halloran was unattached, just passing through town… and in perfect physical condition. In fact, the millionaire was simply scrumptious, and Jasmine knew making a baby with Patrick would be more pleasure than business. But first she had to get him into bed.A one-night stand was not Patrick's style. But the sexy waitress served up enough passionate glances to make him change his mind. He happily invited Jasmine back to his room, and set out to fulfill both their fantasies… until Patrick learned he was the cure for Jasmine's baby fever!Bachelors and Babies: Three men get more than they ever expected when they connect with the woman of their dreams… . BACHELORS & BABIES
YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO MARRY ME.Waitress Maggie Walters might have sworn she'd be engaged before she turned thirty, but J.D. Duran's unromantic words were hardly the proposal of her dreams. Seeing this as perhaps her last chance at marriage, Maggie decided to take J.D. up on his offer, but she had a proposal of her own to make… ."AND SOMEDAY YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE ME."Never had such words affected the unflappable J.D. The secret agent told himself he was only marrying Maggie to keep her safe. But he was finding it increasingly difficult to keep their temporary marriage strictly in name only, leading this self-declared lone wolf to fear he might just have to succumb to Maggie's tempting dare.
SEX AND THE SINGLE MAN Millionaire Luke Walker had narrowed his list of potential brides down to eight sweet, secure, non-passion-inducing women. For Luke was finished with all-sex, no-substance relationships. The ex-playboy wanted someone to share his quiet life… someone exactly un like Ariel Minx. From the moment Ariel walked into his office, Luke knew his plan for a passionless marriage was history.Bride Candidate #9 occupied his every thought and feeling, corrupted his good intentions and had him practically running for the bedroom. Luke simply had to have her. He just never dreamed Ariel would say no to the position as his one and only wife!
Reluctant BrideWhen a leather-clad stranger forced Paige O'Halloran into a limousine, she knew her humdrum life was about to change. Then her abductor turned out to be longtime nemesis Rye Warner – hired to be her bodyguard. And in order to keep her safe, he was hiding them away in a honeymoon cottage!Unlikely Groom Rye couldn't believe his luck. He was being paid to protect the prim-and-proper Paige, the same woman he'd been verbally battling with for years. But now that he'd finally gotten a look at the elusive Ms. O'Halloran, he knew he was in for some cold showers. For suddenly Rye wanted to turn their «honeymoon» into the real thing.