Broad-shouldered, brooding and brilliant, seductive boss Jack Marin invariably got his way.And though Jack was divorced, disillusioned and avidly anti-marriage, he wanted a son. So, sensibly, he headed straight for a fertility clinic and an anonymous surrogate mom. Trouble was, the sperm bank bungled Jack's baby-making, and his heir was now bulging the surprisingly beautiful belly of Gayle Smith, Jack's newest employee, a pretty, pregnant widow who fiercely cherished the child as her own.And this time, the only way Jack could claim his baby was to convince this spunky, spirited mother-to-be…to be his bride!
Carter James simply could not conduct business without Amy Pendleton.So when his indispensable – utterly alluring – associate quit to play temporary mommy to her sister's brood, the take-charge tycoon decided that if he couldn't get her to the office, then he'd take the office to Amy! But he'd never bargained on risking his heart in the process….Amy couldn't believe the audacity of her overbearing, impossibly sexy boss. Still, wasn't this what she'd been dreaming of all these years – a house full of kids and the man she was hopelessly in love with? Well, it was too bad Carter wasn't the marrying kind, because if he wanted her back he'd have to make her an offer she couldn't refuse!
As the devoted single mother of two rambunctious boys – and as the best darn paralegal in town – Chareen Wolf knew all about hard work. But she'd never before had a job so demanding that she and her boss actually had to live together – day after day, night after night…. Trouble was, her new boss had her heartbeat working overtime, too. Michael Greco was devastatingly handsome, irresistibly charming – and clearly determined to keep her with him long after business hours!Yet despite their combustible chemistry, the hard-driving executive hadn't exactly scheduled marriage – or kids – into his future. However, now that she'd finally found the man of her dreams, Chareen wasn't about to throw in the towel. Could they land the deal of a lifetime…together?
SECRET FATHERDrey Angeli wanted to make sure his baby was in good hands. So the sexy carpenter agreed to build a nursery for adoptive mom Sara Parker. But someone had to get up in the night with sweet Sara to comfort his little girl. He just hadn't counted on what would happen once baby was fast asleep… .Sara Parker didn't know why Drey was so interested in her new baby. She only knew she'd found true passion in the rugged stranger's arms. But Drey wasn't promising forever, and soon Sara began to wonder why the carefree bachelor was playing the devoted dad… .THE BABY SHOWER: We're excited 'cause you're invited to celebrate the arrival of one bouncing baby – and four brand-new brides!
BRIDE? WHAT BRIDE?Joe Camden came home to Alaska to find a bride and two adorable kids on his doorstep. Chynna Sinclair claimed she and her brood were his mail-order family, but when Joe tried to explain that it was his brother who'd sent for a new wife, the feisty beauty wouldn't hear it. And now she was determined to marry him!Chynna hadn't traveled all this way with her babies only to have her dreams dashed by the sexiest man she'd ever laid eyes on. It no longer mattered to her which bachelor she was supposed to wed – the only man Chynna wanted to share the marriage bed with was Joe!
Chef Emma Valentine is just an ordinary girl, doing an ordinary job. Okay, her new boss might be a gorgeous future king, but Emma's determined to stay professional…isn't she?As the second son, jet-setting playboy Prince Sebastian of Meridia never thought he would be king. But to save his country, Sebastian reluctantly puts his wild days behind him. It's only when he meets shy, beautiful chef Emma that he begins to learn the real meaning of duty, honor and…love. The mischievous prince has one last act of rebellion in store. He's going to promote this common chef–to princess!
Torie grew up as the butler’s daughter on the Huntington estate and she’s back to clear her family name – not to fall for enigmatic Marc Huntington all over again! But to succeed she must learn to trust this hard, suspicious man, whose years as a Navy Seal have left him wounded and wary…
As a fighter pilot, Max Kanova became a hero – and then a prince.He accepted his royal status…until it was suggested he should marry. Kayla was brought in to “tame” the new prince, but she didn’t expect it to be Max, the man whose baby she had after an unforgettable night of passion.How can she face him again – and tell him the truth about their child?
CELEBRATION 1000 A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE BABY SHOWER… One minute, Cami Bishop was driving to a baby shower. The next, she'd been thrown in the slammer, courtesy of the county sheriff! How could she convince rugged Rafe Lonewolf she was innocent – when her thoughts about him were anything but? Thanks to a raging blizzard, Rafe was stranded at the jailhouse with his pretty prisoner.Thing was, Cami didn't act like a notorious outlaw. But she had come armed with a carload of baby loot and a hankering for happily-ever-after. For this confirmed bachelor, that was dangerous enough!THE BABY SHOWER: We're excited 'cause you're invited to celebrate the arrival of one bouncing baby – and three brand-new brides!CELEBRATION 1000: Come celebrate the publication of the 1000th Silhouette Desire, with scintillating love stories by some of your favorite writers!