The Crightons have position, power and elegance…and a past scandal to haunt them.The dark, brooding Guy Cooke just had to be the ideal man. Chrissie was entranced and, the wonder of it was, Guy appeared to be equally mesmerized by her! It seemed the perfect match but was it all too good to last? Chrissie had a family secret that Guy could surely never forgive….Follow the turbulent lives of the Crighton family in this dramatic sequel to A Perfect Family, The Perfect Seduction and Perfect Marriage MaterialPresents Extravaganza25 YEARS!
The breathtaking saga of The Perfect Family continues?She had found passion in Gareth Simmonds's arms. For one brief moment, in sun-drenched Italy, Louise Crighton had been able to forget her hurt at seeing the man she thought she loved fall for someone else.Ashamed at her unexpected?and uninhibited?response to Gareth, she had gone out of her way to avoid seeing him again. But now Gareth is back, as attractive as ever. One question burns in Louise's mind: Does Gareth still suspect that she'd used him as a substitute for another man?
Despite their differences, Tyler Corbett assumed Kara Shepherd was a fine woman…for somebody else. He had no intention of falling for her, despite a vast local conspiracy. But how could the strapping cowboy avoid Kara when she popped up everywhere he went–even in church?Widowed Kara figured there was only one way to get her family–and Tyler's–to stop matchmaking. They'd simply pretend to fall in love, then break up. Step One of the charade was surprisingly easy. But when a few fake kisses unexpectedly led to the real thing, Step Two was in serious jeopardy!
To bed or to wed?Mistress Merielle St. Martin yearned to visit her orphaned niece in Winchester, and waited anxiously for her guide. When Sir Rhyan Lombard arrived in Canterbury to escort the wealthy young widow, Merielle was enraged. Due to a family contract, Sir Rhyan had to approve her next husband, and he lost no time in telling her that if she wanted anyone–be it lover or husband–it would have to be him! No matter that his kisses stirred her passions beyond measure, Merielle was determined to marry another. But Rhyan could be very persuasive….
Confirmed Bachelor Matthew Powers Was In Need Of A Nursemaid!His aunt Bess assured him that she could find a suitable woman, one who would tend the orphaned infant under his care in exchange for a paper marriage. All Matthew had to do was marry by proxy and wait for his bride to arrive….Penniless and alone, Rose had accepted the position, but found herself unable to face her new husband. So Aunt Bess had come to the rescue again, arranging for Rose to stand in for the «temporarily detained» bride. But what would happen when the taciturn Captain Powers learned that his «houseguest» was really his «wife»? And who was going to be the one to tell him?
Elizabeth O'Connell has survived one of the worst betrayals a wife can imagine. Finding out that she wasn't the only woman in her husband's life meant the end of her marriage and a year of personal hell. Now she's focusing on her new business and raising her two kids. Carter Hudson isn't part of her plan. When he's introduced to Liz by well-meaning friends, her dislike is instant.But as she spends time with him, Liz realizes she likes having Carter in her life–more than likes it. However, Carter has secrets in his past that he can't seem to escape, secrets that apparently involve a woman. Liz is sure of one thing–she'll never be «the other woman» again!
You cannot be allowed to go on ruining lives simply because that body of yours drives men insane! Cesar DeSanquez was right about Annie's beauty: it had made her into an international supermodel. But the only life about to be ruined was Annie's – by Cesar! In reality, she was a shy virgin, but Cesar preferred to believe in her glossy image.He passionately believed that she had torn apart his family in the space of a night. And now, in the cold light of dawn, he wanted his revenge!
WAKING UP WITH A STRANGER WAS THE LEAST OF HALEY CAUFIELD'S PROBLEMSA very official-looking license said she was married to one. And staring at the very male, very naked Adam Harrington, she knew the scandal she'd come to Sacramento to escape from was nothing compared to the one in store for her… !The very practical Adam Harrington would have liked at least to have been introduced to his blushing bride before bedding her. Instead, he found himself wedded to Haley Caufield, an enticing surprise of a woman who just might beat him at his own game… !