On the outside, Molly Gifford has it all—a hot legal career and Daniel Hunter, her equally hot boyfriend. But what she really wants is a family. So when she discovers her real father, she doesn't hesitate to pack her bags. Even though it means leaving her old life behind—A year later Daniel Hunter's still trying to get on with his life. Then Molly shows up at his door, begging for help. Her newfound father is under arrest for murder, and she's convinced Hunter is the only attorney with the skill and reputation to get him off. Hunter can't resist helping an innocent man. But this time he'll be the one walking away— even if it breaks both their hearts to do it.—
From the first moment she met her new Texas neighbor, Prudence Belmont was in love. When she was old enough for marriage Gidry Chavis promptly presented her with an engagement ring, and all her dreams seemed to have come true. But the hellraising Gidry disappeared before the wedding, leaving only a brief note in explanation. My dear Miss Prudence, I have determined that it is best that we do not wed. Please forgive me and recall me with fondness. Now Chavistown's notorious favorite son is back, wiser, remorseful, sunbrowned and manly. Everyone in town has accepted his transformation to a hardworking town leader--all except Pru. After all, only a man with wicked thoughts could believe that she, the president of the Ladies' Rose and Garden Society, would mail out racy postcards, and only a cad would demand bribes of kisses to keep quiet. If he thinks he can win her love again, he's wrong. Or is he? My only lover, I am ready to fulfill your every desire, if you will agree to grant my dearest wish...Yours soon to be... Sealed with a Kiss
For artist and free spirit Naomi Logan, sexy call-in host Rufus Meade is definitely the wrong man. His conservative views drive her crazy, and finally she tells him what she thinks. The last thing she expects is to see Rufus standing on her doorstep--and to find him irresistibly attractive. Reissue.
Digital download exclusive short story: a wonderfully warm comedy of mistaken identity from the incomparable Fiona Walker, ahead of her new novel The Love Letter. Allegra North's second thoughts about splitting with childhood sweetheart Francis need a first-class stamp. But with her unfinished letter to him still in her handbag, she can't find the right words to express her regrets. Invited to a big movie premiere through her work, she resolves to put all thoughts of her ex fiancé out of her mind; then she loses her handbag in the foyer. Francis meanwhile is determined to win Allegra back. Convinced that they should never have parted, he intends to declare his feelings in front of crowds of press and film fans that evening, unaware that his meticulous plans are about to be hijacked by his hired accomplice, a movie stuntman with a thirst for publicity . . . By the time the closing credits roll, the crowds will be baying for a kiss. Can a letter right wrongs, or do actions speak louder than words?
Author: Mia Caldwell
Publisher: Happily Ever After Romances
Release Date: 2016-07-16
Before Charisma became a supermodel, she was plain Cari Jones, and Kyle Brennan gave her an amazing first kiss. He is her brother’s best friend and a retired SEAL, so when someone threatens her life, she turns to him. He’s as strong and capable as ever, and she feels safe in his arms. The old attraction flares anew, but her stalker seems determined to destroy Charisma before she and Kyle can discover if it’s just physical or something deeper and lasting. This is a standalone novella-length with no cliffhangers and a guaranteed HEA ending.
A rogue meets his match in this delightful regency romance from the bestselling author of the Prelude to a Kiss series. With his good looks, abundance of charm, and the small matter of being heir to a marquisate, Richard Moore, Earl of Raleigh, is quite the catch. So when a delectable young woman wants nothing to do with him, he can’t help but seize the irresistible challenge. Jane Bunting knows all about responsibility—she has managed to support herself and her brother with their bakery—but she knows nothing of excitement or passion. When dashing Lord Raleigh crosses the threshold of her shop, she has no idea of the potential danger to her reputation...or to her heart. Neither imagined things would go so far—until the night their worlds collide, irrevocably changing both their lives. But when duty calls for Richard, and with everything Jane's worked for suddenly at stake, will their taste for scandal be their downfall? From the Paperback edition.
A billionaire, an emerald lake, and a lifetime's worth of happy endings. USA Today Bestselling Author, Leeanna Morgan, brings you a heartwarming Christmas story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards. John Fletcher is used to living his life on the edge. He's an ex-Navy SEAL and the owner of one of the most successful security companies in the world. When his daughter asks for the one thing he can't give her, it breaks his heart. Rachel McReedy isn't impressed with John Fletcher's money, fast cars, or jet-setting lifestyle. What she cares about is Bella, his eight-year-old daughter. She might not have had the type of life Bella has, but she knows what it's like to be left on her own. Rachel is determined to show John the error of his ways, but she isn't prepared for what she's about to discover. When a threat to John’s life turns deadly he will do everything he can to keep his daughter safe—even if that means saying goodbye to the one person who could have changed his life forever. Discover the magic of Emerald Lake in Sealed With A Kiss, the first book in the Emerald Lake Billionaires series. All of my series are linked, so if you meet a character you like, you could find them in another book. Happy reading! Praise for books in the Emerald Lake Billionaires Series: “This is the first of Leeanna Morgan's books that I have read and it kept me spellbound from beginning to end. I have found a new author in the class of Nora Roberts, which I have always felt cannot be compared to. Thank you so much.” “The Christmas season made this a heartwarming and lovely romantic story to read.” “I absolutely loved this book, just as awesome as the rest of the series!” “Love it, love it, love it!! Never want it to end x fab story lines and a great easy read.” Other Contemporary Romances by Leeanna Morgan: Montana Brides: Book 1: Forever Dreams (Gracie and Trent) Book 2: Forever in Love (Amy and Nathan) Book 3: Forever After (Nicky and Sam) Book 4: Forever Wishes (Erin and Jake) Book 5: Forever Santa (A Montana Brides Christmas Novella) Book 6: Forever Cowboy (Emily and Alex) Book 7: Forever Together (Kate and Dan) Book 8: Forever and a Day (Sarah and Jordan) The Bridesmaids Club: Book 1: All of Me (Tess and Logan) Book 2: Loving You (Annie and Dylan) Book 3: Head Over Heels (Sally and Todd) Book 4: Sweet on You (Molly and Jacob) Emerald Lake Billionaires: Book 1: Sealed with a Kiss (Rachel and John) Book 2: Playing for Keeps (Sophie and Ryan) Book 3: Crazy Love (Holly and Daniel) Book 4: One And Only (Elizabeth and Blake) The Protectors: Book 1: Safe Haven (Hayley and Tank) Book 2: Just Breathe (Kelly and Tanner) Book 3: Always (Mallory and Grant) Book 4: The Promise (Ashley and Matthew) Book 5: Coming Home (Mia and Stan) Book 6: The Gift (Hannah and Brett) Book 7: The Wish (Claire and Jason) Sapphire Bay: Book 1: Falling For You (Natalie and Gabe) Book 2: Once In A Lifetime (Sam and Caleb) Book 3: A Christmas Wish (Megan and William) Book 4: Before Today (Brooke and Levi) Book 5: The Sweetest Thing (Cassie and Noah) Keywords: Heartwarming, small town romance, holiday, friendship, family life, series, Montana, relationships, love, wedding, bride, bridesmaid, military, soldier, army, family saga, billionaire, rich, wealthy, love, Christmas, vacation, holiday, mystery, romantic suspense, second chance, ranch.
Author: Rachael Lucas
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release Date: 2014-05-08
‘Wonderful escapism with a gloriously romantic setting.’ – Katie Fforde Featuring brand new material, Sealed With a Kiss is the bestselling romantic novel from Rachael Lucas, the author of Wildflower Bay and Coming Up Roses. Kate is dumped on her best friend's wedding day by the world's most boring boyfriend, Ian. She's mostly cross because he got in first – until she remembers she's now homeless as well as jobless. Rather than move back home to her ultra-bossy mother, Kate takes a job on the remote Scottish island of Auchenmor as an all-round Girl Friday. Her first day is pretty much a disaster: she falls over, smack bang at the feet of her grouchy new boss, Roddy, Laird of the Island. Unimpressed with her townie ways, he makes it clear she's got a lot to prove. Island life has no room for secrets, but prickly Roddy's keeping something to himself. When his demanding ex-girlfriend appears back on the island, Kate's budding friendship with her new boss comes to an abrupt end. What is Fiona planning – and can she be stopped before it's too late? This funny, big-hearted novel is the perfect read for fans of Carole Matthews, Trisha Ashley and Katie Fforde.
Author: Mae Nunn
Publisher: Steeple Hill
Release Date: 2011-03-21
It had to be a mistake. Tara Elliott's grandmother had bequeathed the family office building to Tara-jointly? Her co-manager was Sam Kennesaw, the abrasive but still-handsome man who'd broken Tara's tender teenage heart nine years before. The will stated they needed to make business decisions together. At first the two couldn't agree on anything, but as the building's opening day drew near, the caring, generous man who'd stolen Tara's heart began to emerge. But Tara still couldn't believe she'd thought God meant for them to be together. It would take divine help to get them past a decade of pent-up bitterness...and into each other's arms.
Lucy B. Parker has finally settled into her new life in New York City, living with her new frister (friend + sister), superstar Laurel Moses. She's got a new BFF in Beatrice, and she's spending her summer vacation off in L.A. visiting Laurel on the set of her new movie and meeting teen heartthrobs left and right. Life is good, until Lucy develops a crush-and unlike previous crushes, this one is not on a character in a book or a movie, but on a real living breathing boy, Beatrice's brother Blair. Unfortunately for Lucy, nothing ever seems to go as she plans. Because although Lucy dreamed that Blair would be her first kiss, it seems like someone else might beat him to it!
Amy and Lisa both win roles in the rock musical that their school and Ardsley Academy are putting on, but Lisa is envious of Amy's decidedly meatier role and furious that Amy's romantic leading man will be Lisa's pen pal, Rob.
Thanks to her distracted sister, hotel owner Rachel Sutherland is now alone to greet überhot Navy SEAL Riley Wilkes as he disembarks. But when Riley scoops Rachel into his arms for a hot, combustible kiss, Rachel wonders if she owes her sister a big favor…. Now Rachel is reconsidering her stance on bad boys…especially those of the Riley Wilkes variety. In fact, a naughty little fling could be just what the doctor ordered. Because the only thing better than a SEAL in his uniform, is a SEAL out of his uniform….
Jet-setting bachelor Ethan Burke had no desire to become a father—especially to his best friends’ eleven-year-old daughter, Molly. The shock of losing her parents in a tragic auto accident causes Molly to withdraw into a world of silence, and a frustrated Ethan finally takes his goddaughter to see a Christian counselor named Hope Majors. Will Hope be able to reach the grieving girl—and her heartbroken new dad, as well—despite the haunting tragedies of her own past?
Sealed with a Kiss is a fantasy m/m short story - 20 min read time "You can have all of me for one night only. Say no, and I'll leave, but say yes and I'll give you a night you'll remember forever." As one of the few remaining elven assassins, Eroan Ilanea doesn't have much time for pleasure. Until a messenger arrives from a nearby village and suddenly pleasure is all he can think about. The kind of pleasure he's never surrendered to before. The messenger is a tease, a vision of elicit delights, and he'll be gone in the morning. This night, Eroan just might say yes... Sealed with a Kiss is a short, sexy, m/m story that takes place several years before events in the novel Silk & Steel (to be published in 2019). Genre: Dark fantasy. LGBT. Gay romance. Heat level: Scorching Pages: 42 Read-time: 20 minutes. Ariana Nash is a pen name of international bestselling author Pippa DaCosta. Her Ariana Nash books are m/m adult reads.