Evelyn Jessy Neels was born on 15 September 1910 in Devon, England, UK. She became a nurse, and in 1939 was called up to the Territorial Army Nursing Service, where she met her Dutch husband during World War II. They had a daughter. After living in Holland for 13 years, they returned to England where she continued her nursing career.
Harlequin Romance - 3758
Ivo van Doelen knows what he wants -- he simply has to allow Serena Lightfoot time to come to the same conclusion! Then all he has to do is persuade Serena to accept his convenient proposal of marriage...without her realizing he's already in love with her! An unmissable new romance from the inte...
Harlequin Romance - 3746
Daisy Gillard led a quiet life in her father's little shop, until the handsome pediatrician Mr. Jules der Huizma swept her away to Holland! It was a secret joy for Daisy that Jules seemed to want to spend time with her. But Daisy knew her feelings couldn't lead anywhere, because Jules was promised ...
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Harlequin Romance is proud to present a brand-new novel by international bestselling author Betty Neels. This captivating story brings to life the thrill and excitement of unexpected romance when this bachelor doctor finally meets a woman who melts his heart.... Araminta Pomfrey is finally about...
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Francesca Bowen has cut short her medical career to look after her elderly aunt, so she jumps at the chance to be assistant to Lady Trumper. But Francesca soon discovers that she's made the wrong decision and is being treated like a dogsbody. Then, suddenly, a glimmer of hope appears.... Professor ...
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A business proposal...or more? Meeting Dr. Roele van Dyke was a blessing for Emma Dawson. He always seemed to go out of his way to make her happy, and she couldn't imagine life without him.... And when the time came for Roele to return to Amsterdam permanently, he knew he couldn't leave Emma ...
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When Professor James Forsyth meets Philomena Selby it's love at first sight. But Philly knows James has a fiancee and that she can't hope to match such a glamorous woman. But James sees Philly's inner beauty, and he's determined to convince her that she'll be the only wife he'll ever have!...
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Julia Gracey has always lived by the rule that women should stand on their own two feet. But every time there's a problem, Professor Gerard van der Maes always seems to be on hand with the perfect solution! Gerard seems determined to sweep Julia off her feet -- and she is adamant that she won't ...
Eulalia cannot bear the thought of losing her home, especially at Christmas. But is marriage to handsome surgeon Aderik van der Leurs really the answer? Aderik appears to want Eulalia simply as a convenient bride -- but she is, in fact, his Dearest Eulalia....
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A husband for Christmas... When Dr. Oliver Fforde unexpectedly arrived at Amabel's guest house during a winter storm, he made a lasting impression. Amabel didn't expect to see him again, so it was strange how Oliver seemed to reappear every time Amabel was in a spot of bother! Trying to be an...
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Loveday West was thrilled when Dr. Andrew Fforde offered her a job as his temporary receptionist. She hadn't expected to fall in love with him -- but he was just so handsome and charming! But was her place in his life as temporary as her contract?...
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Marriage on his mind? Kate Crosby was determined to be independent. Her dreams were of owning her own catering business, not of marriage and babies! For now, she was happy enough putting her skills into practice as a housekeeper. She certainly wasn't looking for a husband.... Until Mr. James ...
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A surprise proposal Claudia Ramsay first met Mr. Thomas Tait-Bullen when he was asked to discuss the health of her great-uncle, Colonel Ramsay. Claudia wasn't at all sure what she thought of the eminent surgeon -- and she was astonished when, after the Colonel's death, Thomas unexpectedly proposed...
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Dreaming of marriage? When Matilda's father retires through ill health, the family's new life in Much Winterlow is in reduced circumstances. To make ends meet, Matilda applies to be Dr. Henry Lovell's receptionist. She does her best to ignore the strong attraction she feels for him. Dreaming of a ...
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Why did James keep helping her? It was deeply irritating to Leonora Crosby that she was always caught out in awkward moments by the new village doctor, James Galbraith. It shouldn't have mattered -- she was engaged to Tony, after all! -- but James proved a stalwart support as Leonora did her bes...
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A tender awakening... Aunt Thirza had been a lifeline to Katrina Gibbs, but her death left Katrina with little money and no marketable skills. She had inherited her aunt's small cottage in Dorset. She also, though she didn't know it, had Simon Glenville, the wonderful doctor who had cared for Au...
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From blushing bride to wife in waiting... Having fallen in love with Sarah at first sight, Dr. Litrik ter Breukel vowed to go slow because of her youth and innocence. But perhaps he'd taken things too slow--it seemed to him that she'd found another man! Now it was up to Sarah to put him right, a...
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Falling for Adam Life had not been easy for Henrietta Cowper, but she hoped to improve her lot. Then, shortly after she first met consultant neurosurgeon Mr. Adam Ross-Pitt, her small world changed irrevocably. She had Mr. Ross-Pitt to thank for her new job at the manor house near his home, b...
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Falling for the Professor... All the village assumed that Margo Pearson was to marry George, but unexpectedly meeting Professor Gijs van Kessel made her pause for thought. But being a plain, practical girl, Margo knew the professor was most unlikely to look her way. It took a tragic accident to ...
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A most suitable match! Louisa Howarth enjoyed her job as a doctor's receptionist -- until Dr. Thomas Gifford appeared on the scene. She found Thomas aloof and demanding, but incredibly attractive. So when Louisa discovered he was engaged to the totally unsuitable Helena, she decided it was h...
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Simply Simon Julie Beckworth enjoyed her work as a medical secretary at Saint Bravo's Hospital in London, so it was a nasty surprise when her elderly boss, Professor Smythe, announced that he was retiring. After a moment's panic, she was partly reassured when told Professor Simon van der Driesma...
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A perfect wife? Everyone in her family had agreed that Mary Pagett would one day make some man a perfect wife. The problem was that the only man Mary had ever even thought about marrying was eminent Dutch heart specialist Roel van Rakesma. From the moment he had walked into her life Mary had...
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Emmy was plain and mousy -- why would Ruerd look her way? Ermentrude helped the family by working at St. Lukes Hospital. She spoke her mind to the often impatient Professor Ruerd ter Mennolt, but he did offer practical aid with Emmy's difficulties. Ruerd couldn't understand why, with a bea...
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A SUITABLE WIFE? Emma Trent had spent most of her life looking after other people, so it was a shock to encounter a man so determined to take care of her -- Sir Paul Wyatt was fast becoming her very own guardian angel! She was hardly in a position to turn down his proposal of marriage, even...
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Too good to be true! When Eulalia first met Fenno van Linssen she thought him thoroughly infuriating! And yet, the eminent Dutch surgeon had swiftly taken charge when her young cousin, Peter, had a minor accident, his dedication far beyond the call of duty. But Eulalia's growing admiration for t...
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"The moment I set eyes on a handsome, rich man I shall marry him." So said Felicity, and as she was the glamorous sister with a successful career as an international model, Mary Jane had no reason to doubt her. Mary Jane was the stay at home with no talents to speak of and a face that never mer...
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A practical marriage? Araminta Smith had first met Professor Jason Lister when she was hired to look after his niece and nephew. Knowing that her plain but honest looks weren't about to catch her a husband, she was intrigued by the distinguished surgeon's interest in her. Since he was also a con...
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Deborah knew that she wasn't glamorous! Even is she had all the time and money in the world, nothing was going to alter the fact that she was skinny with hair the color of carrots. So if was hardly surprising that attractive consultant Sir James Marlow viewed her as a waif and stray to be rescue...
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Mistletoe magic! For Olivia Harding, the offer of employment at an exclusive private girl's school had come as something of a godsend. With little experience, she hadn't expected to find a job so easily, let alone one that still bought her into contact with her former boss, the eminent Dutch sur...
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"You should marry again..." Beatrice sympathized with Gijs van der Eekerk. A widower with a small child and a busy medical career, he needed someone to see that his domestic life ran like clockwork. What she hadn't bargained for was his decision to offer her the position. As his wife, she would ...
Harlequin Romance - 3363
Just for once allow your heart to rule your prudent common sense... Tempting advice - dared Eugenie take it? A country unbringing had taught her to be practical...not to cherish romantic dreams about tall, handsome strangers! But a chance encounter one misty day in spring changed all that. Emin...
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An offer she couldn't refuse? "I wish to marry for the wrong reason, although perhaps they are no worse than many others, I am not love with you..." Tirus Taverner was a busy and successful medical man who lacked a wife. Arabella had applied for the post of caretaker at his consulting rooms,...
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At least the kids liked him! Dictatorial, overbearing and downright rude! Dr. Valentine Seymour might be an excellent pediatrician, but however good he was with his small patients, he needed to develop more of a bedside manner with adults. Daisy disliked him the first time they met and he certai...
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He'd proposed -- a marriage of convenience! Dr. Rijk van Taak ter Wijsma hadn't gone down on bended knee, nor had there been fireworks when he'd kissed her cheek, but then, Sophie had decided long ago that romance wasn't for her. She'd experienced the bitterness of a love gone wrong and was no...
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A damsel in distress Jane Fox was alone and desperately in need of a friend. Not that she expected Nikolas to apply for the position. After all, he'd said he was no knight in shining armor. So when he rode to her rescue, she wondered if he was interested in her. Until he asked her to marry h...
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"You want me?" Caroline Frisby was right for the job--after all, she'd established an excellent rapport with the little boy while he was in the hospital in England. It only made sense that she be the one to supervise Marc's recovery back home in Holland. But was she the right girl for the ma...
Harlequin Romance - 3287
The doctor meets his match... Patience Martin is a country girl with a sharp tongue and absolutely no interest in the latest fashions. She's hardly the sort of woman who normally attracts the attention of wealthy Dutch surgeon Julius van der Beek! But something about Patience makes her stan...
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Her fiance was in love -- but not with her! Megan Rodner had always longed to fall madly in love... but that never happened. Still, she was happy with her engagement. Her fiance was solid, dependable and kind, and that was enough - wasn't it? Maybe not. Because when her fiance suddenly fel...
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Life could be worse But Cressida wasn't really sure how. Things had been bad ever since obligations had forced her to stay at home with her demanding stepmother. She'd even sprained her ankle while trying to help a mistreated dog, which left her stranded in the middle of nowhere. Then she was...
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When the vicar's daughter met the surgeon... Florence Napier thought Alexander Fitzgibbon a cold, humorless man. The eminent surgeon had hired her as the new nurse for his private practice, but he didn't seem to like her. Nor was Florence at all sure she liked him. Still, she had to admit he...
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The Professor Proposed... But love wasn't part of his proposal. Not even after Krijn van der Brink-Schaaksma confessed to Beatrice that he'd someday 'like to fall in love.' Obviously he didn't consider Beatrice a candidate for 'loving' wife. Theirs would be a marriage of convenience only, h...
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Rosie had a recipe for Mr. Right "The man I marry must dote on me, cherish and love me for always, even when I'm bad tempered or sneezing my head off." Fergus Cameron certainly wasn't likely to fit that bill. Arrogant, exasperating, absolutely determined to have his own way--he was exactly t...
Harlequin Romance - 3197
Their marriage was one of convenience. Eminent consultant Tyco van der Brons had made that plan when he proposed. He needed a mother for his children and an accomplish hostess to run his home in Amsterdam. To expect her husband to act like a man in love - to dream of capturing his heart - was t...
Harlequin Romance - 3185
She had everything -- everything but love Matilda had beauty, charm, intelligence, a kind and generous nature--it was surprising that she was still single and uninvolved. But despite any number of offers, she remained heart-whole and fancy-free. Until she met eminent surgeon James Scott-Thurl...
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The giddy social whirl was not for Serena She'd long ago resigned herself to looking after her invalid mother instead. Quiet, hardworking Serena was only too glad to be of service. Dutch consultant Marc ter Feulen changed all that when he became Serena's new employer. Arrogant, demanding and ...
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Sarah wasn't pleased to see Radolf Nauta again It was his fault she'd lost her job at the hospital and had been forced to look elsewhere for work. She hadn't expected to meet him in this new environment. Radolf was just the sort of man Sarah disliked most - arrogant, opinionated and entirely...
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"Don't worry," Colin said. "It will work out perfectly." Eustacia wasn't sure whether he meant the wedding arrangements or their future life together. She didn't know him well enough to even guess. It was a marriage of convenience, after all, not a love match. Colin had made it clear that h...
Harlequin Romance - 3105
Lucy wasn't a career girl Unlike her two bright go-getting sisters, Lucy's goal was to find a man she loved and settle down with him to a life of happy domesticity. But Mr. Right seemed to be peculiarly elusive. Until the day that Lucy encountered the eminent pediatrician William Thurloe and ...
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The professor made it very clear "You have no family, no home, and no prospect of marrying," Duert ter Laan-Luitinga told Venetia, as if she wasn't fully aware of her precarious position. His solution to the problem took her by surprise. Marriage -- to him! Not a love match, of course, but a marr...
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"Safe, solid, reassuring Oliver," Beatrice thought. She was grateful to have Oliver Latimer on hand to pick up the pieces when her father's heart attack suddenly turned her world upside down. And he didn't make impossible demands, even though he was a person of considerable importance in the ...
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Alone in the world, without a job That was Suzannah Lightfoot's unenviable position when Guy Bowers-Bentinck rescued her. She had to accept his help--though she didn't want to be beholden to such an infuriatingly arrogant man. "He's so tiresome and ill-tempered and impatient and he must hate ...
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She couldn't run away from the truth Louise Payne had found it difficult raising two sisters and a brother on her meager nurse's salary. So when a sudden windfall left her a charming house, she was thrilled. Then she learned that the perturbing Dr. Aldo van der Linden would be her neighbor. L...
Harlequin Romance - 3024
A deal's a deal, even if it hurts When English nurse Emily Grenfell struck a bargain with surgeon Sebastian van Tecqx, she never dreamed of what lay ahead. Sebastian promised to operate on her ailing father--if Emily traveled to Holland to care for his invalid sister, Lucillia. Emily, howeve...
Harlequin Romance - 3004
He hardly seemed to notice her Prudence Makepeace had made her own plans for leaving England - she'd applied for a job in Scotland. Yet somehow she couldn't ignore the needs of her elderly godmother, and so relucutantly accompanied her on a holiday in Holland. She found herself in the unwant...
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He had saved her, but he didn't love her. Katherine Marsh was practically a slave to her brother's family in the small English country village when she first met Dr. Jason Fitzroy - and fell instantly in love. Dr. Fitzroy found her a job at the hospital and gave her a new sense of self-resp...
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Were Dutch doctors always so arrogant? First of all, Marc van Borsale insisted on driving Claribel home in his Rolls as she waited for the bus one day - then promptly delivered a lecture on how young women should not accept lifts from strangers. When she met him at her London hospital - he ...
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She'd never known anyone quite so wonderful Florina welcomed her move to Wheel House. Five years of pandering to the selfish whims of her father had made her long for domestic tranquility and the chance to show off her culinary talents in an appreciative household. Yet peace eluded the ginger...
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He was the answer to all her prayers Matilda worked as a nurse in her uncle's busy small-town medical practice. Though she found caring for her patients satisfying, Tilly was well aware of her need for something greater. Little did she suspect that her chance meeting with Dr. Rauwerd van Kemp...
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He was willing to wait until she fell out of love Rachel Downing thoroughly enjoyed her work as an operating theatre nurse. Professor Radmer van Teule, a brilliant surgeon, relied on her cheerful efficiency. Only her boyfriend, a television producer, cast an uneasy shadow on Rachel's life. Li...
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"He needs a wife -- someone like me!" Meg Collins was an old-fashioned country girl facing an uncertain future. Now that the family house was being sold, Meg had to find a job. But where? Her skills were in cooking and gardening -- not shorthand and typing. Professor Ralph Culver offered a...
Harlequin Romance - 2824
She needed time - away from him! Likable, sensible Francesca seldom met anyone she didn't get along well with. In fact, as ward nurse of a Costwold village hospital, she was considered perfect. Except, it seemed, in the eyes of Dr. van Rijgen, an arrogant specialist, whose manner often spar...
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If only two weeks could turn into a lifetime Charity's job as a typist at St. Augustine's Hospital certainly kept her busy, be she long for something more--something exciting in her life. So when the renowned Professor Wyllie-Lyon offered her a job at his private clinic, Charity accepted. She...
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Rose's sensible looks hid a real romantic! Their first meeting was accidental. Rose and her holiday companion, Sadie, lost in Amsterdam, knocked on the nearest door for directions. it belonged to Mynheer Sybren Werdmer ter Sane. They were impress, but did not expect to see him again. Their se...
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He was a bad-tempered annoying, arrogant man! And later encounters with Julius van Tacx only confirmed Josephine's first impression. Nothing about Julius fitted her image of an ideal husband. He greatly disturbed Josephine's usually serene life--both at home and in the hospital. Then he went ...
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Vienna was enchanting, like another world It was everything Cordelia hoped it would be. She couldn't say the same for her charge's uncle, Dr. Charles Trescombe! He regarded Cordelia as plain and dull and sensible. She looked at Charles with pity--still young, handsome, but buried in books and...
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Why was he talking to her about love? Julia was puzzled by the austere Professor van der Wagema's remark that there should be more to life than working at St. Anne's Hospital in London. "At the end of the day you know what that is," he'd said. "To love and be loved. Simply that." Was he hinting...
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She had no illusions about their life together Phoebe accepted Dr. George Pritchard's proposal because it was the sensible thing to do. He hadn't offered her love, only understanding friendship, and that seemed enough. She didn't love him either, she told herself. So she couldn't quite cop...
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Could she settle for less than love? Professor Gideon Beaufort tried Deborah's good nature severely. He reviled her future as a trained nanny, destined to settle for a permanent post caring for other people's children. But was his proposal any more enticing, when all he wanted was a substitut...
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She wanted him for herself Eugenia knew what surgeon Gerard Grenfell needed: a woman who would never feel threatened by his devotion to his work at London's St. Clare's Hospital; a woman who would love him to distraction. And she was that woman. But he was engaged to Miriam instead, and Eugen...
Harlequin Romance - 2666
Together they'd faced both crisis and death Clotilde had worked with Dr. James Thackery at London's busy St. Alma's Hospital for three years, but she'd never regarded theirs as anything more than a solid professional relationship. Then tragedy struck, and it was James who stepped in and took ...
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...engaged to be married? Working for Professor Sam Gervis was difficult enough, even if you hadn't fallen in love with him. But Polly had. Luckily she was realistic. Sam was engaged to the lovely Deirdre, and besides, he would never look twice at anyone as quiet and mousy as her. So Polly sensi...
Harlequin Romance - 2626
She thought she'd finished with romance. After the breakup of her engagement, Prudence eagerly accepted Dr. Benedict van Vinke's offer of a job in Holland. It seemed the perfect opportunity to begin an entire new life. What she wasn't prepared for was the effect Benedict and his young daughte...
Harlequin Romance - 2597
Would he ever see how she truly felt? Katrina had known Lucius Massey all her life, and her childish hero worship had grown into a comfortable, warm friendship. She and Lucius had become engaged just to teach her selfish sister Virginia a lesson, nothing more. She knew Lucius would never thin...
Harlequin Romance - 2566
How dared he interfere with her life ! Celine Baylis had worked out her whole future. But her well-planned dreams were shattered when Oliver Seymour came into the picture. With his infuriating self-confidence he began to make all her decisions for her. Even Celine's love for him was out of he...
Harlequin Romance - 2550
No one could envy her position As Lady Manderly's companion, Jemima responded cheerfully to her eccentric whims and demands. But then Jemima Mason was capable of coping with almost anything. The exception was her employer's nephew, Professor Alexander Cator, who went out of his way to provoke...
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Annis disliked him on sight Jake was too good-looking, too rich and too self-assured. Then a sudden shared grief broke down Annis's defenses against his attractiveness. Jake's sudden marriage proposal made no pretense of love. "You're a sensible girl," he said. "Your head isn't cluttered with...
Harlequin Romance - 2520
She shared his life but not his love... What would she do? Sadie was suddenly alone in the world, and her cottage home would have to be sold. But luck was with her, for Oliver Trentham, the television screenwriter who had bought the cottage, required a housekeeper-and the job was hers! Unf...
Harlequin Romance - 2500
Perhaps her dream of love was only a dream "Working nights in a London hospital is no life for a young girl!" Her mother hadn't actually said it, but Judith knew she was thinking it. In a way, Judith agreed, but what else could she do? Marry Nigel? No, she didn't love him. She had no great...
Harlequin Romance - 2463
Love wasn't part of their bargain Renting their house was the only way Euphemia could salvage her family's muddled finances. If only the tenant had been someone she liked--anyone but Dr. Tane van Diederijk, that disturbingly abrupt man .... Then Tane asked her to accompany his spoiled and dem...
Harlequin Romance - 2440
It was more than a family matter... Dr. Duert ter Brandt disapproved of Christina's relationship with his brother, Adam, and he made sure they both knew it. True, he didn't stop Chrissy from coming to Holland to work near Adam - but he made it clear that her infatuation was not in the best i...
Harlequin Romance - 2415
How could anything so right be so wrong? She had said yes gladly, but later Katrina wondered why she had agreed to marry Raf van Tellerinck. There was no love between them, certainly. But he needed a wife, and Katrina like and respected him. So it seemed...right. Then everything turned out...
Harlequin Romance - 2403
His type liked only decorative women! Hannah Lang was neither beautiful nor glamorous, but she was a warm, sensitive woman end a darned good nurse! Her employers were delightful and Hannah loved baby Paul, her little patient. The position in Holland would have been perfect were it not for Dr....
Harlequin Romance - 2393
"I don't went my life disturbed." Baron Radinck Thoe van Erckelens was very clear about his reasons for wanting to marry Caroline--and love was not one of them. Caro loved Radinck, though, so she agreed to his terms--that she was not to interfere in his life or try to change it. Inwardly she ...
Harlequin Romance - 2386
There was more than one fish in the sea Amelia was delighted when Tom, her fiance, agreed to accompany her and her father on a holiday fishing trip to Norway. Luckily, Amelia's father found Gideon van der Tolck, another fishing enthusiast, so she and Tom would have plenty of time to themsel...
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A new place, a new job--and a new love! Louisa did want desperately to get out from under the roof of her disagreeable stepmother, and she couldn't bear the thought of marrying Frank, who bored her. So after finishing nursing school, she jump at the offer of a challenging job that would take her...
Harlequin Romance - 2367
The job came along at the perfect time. Phyllida was overjoyed. Her job as nurse-companion was taking her and her patient to the Canary Islands...and away from her persistent ex-boyfriend Philip. But the trip was a disaster, and if not for the help of handsome Dr. Pieter can Siddardt, Phylly wo...
Harlequin Romance - 2338
Emily was the envy of the nursing staff She worked with the tall, handsome Professor Renier Jurres-Romeijn! Not that Emily considered her position enviable at all. She knew the great man's opinion of her--and she'd trade with the others any time! Anyway, Emily shrugged it off. She was in the hosp...
Harlequin Romance - 2314
"You're just what the doctor ordered!" So the crew at Spitzbergen declared when nurse Annis Brown joined their isolated camp. Dr. Jake van Germert didn't seem to agree. His aloof ways irritated Annis until Ola Julsen arrived and took Annis's mind off Jake. The affair ended, however, leaving...
Harlequin Romance - 2301
She knew it was time to leave! Determined to break the stranglehold of a selfish stepmother and stepbrother, Becky left home. She'd begin nursing again; make a home for herself and Pooch and Bertie, the pets she'd brought with her. Then at dawn on a rainy highway, fate took a hand--fate in th...
Harlequin Romance - 2275
It was obvious. Nick wasn't coming back! They had argued over dinner; Nick walked off in a huff. Alethea tried not to panic when the check arrived, knowing she had nothing more than silver in her handbag.... Suddenly, the man she had seen staring at her was at her side, pretending to be a lon...
Harlequin Romance - 2250
She'd never seen a man so angry! Nurse Lucy Prendergast had not made a good impression. Falling asleep during a consultant's lecture was hardly the best way to attract the great man's attention! So she set out to correct the bad impression she'd made. Dr. Fraam der Linssen, however, seemed t...
Harlequin Romance - 2226
"I know that we will meet again" That was the promise of the arrogant stranger who'd disrupted the hospital's casualty ward late one night-- but Octavia promptly forgot him. She was off on an exciting Mediterranean cruise and her head was full of the romantic places she hoped to see. Octav...
Harlequin Romance - 2202
"Are you going to marry her, Walle?" the old man's question was unexpected. The answering "yes" took Philomena completely by surprise. Philomena had hoped her new hairdo and wardrobe would have some effect on her handsome new employer, Dr. Walle van der Tacx. But there'd been no romantic gleam ...
Harlequin Romance - 2169
He should have been impossible to love-- He was overbearing and insufferable! Yet, when Brittania met Professor Luitingh van Thien who came to her hospital as a visiting consultant surgeon, she promptly fell in love with him! So, when the professor went back to Holland, Britannia followe...
Harlequin Romance - 2153
"Love doesn't need to come into it" No matter what Jeroen said, however, Constantia knew she would rather marry for love. Still, Dr. Jeroen van der Giessen was undeniably handsome and nice. And Constantia, who believed that 'money brings misery,' didn't care about his small income. But wh...
Harlequin Romance - 2137
"He's something of a catch, you know" Eloise was told about the handsome Dr. Timon van Zeilst. ''But no one's caught him yet." Eloise felt quite sure that it wouldn't be her. Why should he look twice at a plain English nurse with the beautiful Liske around? And Liske had claimed she was desti...
Harlequin Romance - 2110
Joyce smiled at Laura. "You can have him for a month or two, just while I divorce Larry. then all you'll have to do is to leave Reiloff, and he can divorce you. He'll see that you're provided for." Laura listened with growing rage. It was like being in a hideous nightmare. She wouldn't give u...
Harlequin Romance - 2095
She might just as well tell him, Cressida decided, knowing full well the final thread of their relationship might be snapped. Forcing herself to look at him she said in a clear voice, "I love you, Giles, but you don't love me. That's why I am going back to England." Being back home should h...
Harlequin Romance - 2127
Love and then hate It was a seesaw Jenny sighed. If only Toby hadn't been so complacent, believing that marrying him was the best thing that could happen to any girl. He was a nice enough man, but dull. When she'd argued with him, he hadn't contradicted her once! If only it had been the...
Harlequin Romance - 2080
Letitia Marsden had decided against romance. Men simply were not to be trusted. Then she met Doctor Jason Mourik van Nie - and quickly changed her mind. But when he proposed, she rejected him. He had not mentioned love. "I'm a mouse of a girl", Letitia told him furiously." and you're sorry fo...
Harlequin Romance - 2063
Gemma Prentice was a wonderful nurse-- in fact, a real "gem of a girl." It was this quality that prompted Professor Ross Dieperink van Berhuys to ask her to go to Holland to look after his invalid sister. There was something of a bonus there too, in the person of the attractive Leo de Vos.... ...
Harlequin Romance - 2041
Araminta went to Holland to nurse a sick relative--and, to her surprise, ran into the disconcerting Doctor Crispin van Sibbelt again. Unfortunately she found him even more difficult to understand in his own country than he had been in hers! ---- updated cover description DID HE REALLY...
Harlequin Romance - 2025
QUITE BY CHANCE... Eleanor remembered the forceful Dutchman Fulk van Hensum from her childhood, and how she had disliked him. Now Eleanor was grown-up and a qualified nurse, and suddenly Fulk, an eminent consultant, was back in her life. He clearly hadn't changed a bit -- still dictatorial and ...
Harlequin Romance - 2009
Esmeralda Jones had always assumed that men were not interested in her because she was partly crippled; so it seemed like a miracle when a brilliant Dutch surgeon made her foot like new again. Perhaps now Leslie Chapman would look her way! But it didn't turn out like that at all.......
Harlequin Romance - 1987
Lavinia went to work in Holland and in no time found herself married to the devastating Professor Radmer ter Bavinck. It was to be a friendly arrangement, she was assured; he wanted only a step-mother for his daughter and a manager for his home. But was that what Lavinia really wanted?...
Harlequin Romance - 1954
Beth had agreed to help Professor Alexander van Zeust look after his young nephews and nieces for a week while their mother was in hospital. The week stretched to two; then it was proposed she accompany them to Holland for a further period. Would Beth ever be able to get back to her hospital jo...
Harlequin Romance - 1937
Until an emergency forced Henrietta to work closely with the domineering Marnix Van Hessel, she had made up her mind to dislike him. Then her attitude changed to one of respect. But would she ever feel love for him? And would he care if she did?...
Harlequin Romance - 1921
Professor Christian van Duyl was a formidable character, but it didn't take Sister Eliza Proudfoot long to fall in love with him. And a great waste of time that was going to be, since the Professor was shortly to marry the so-suitable Estelle. Or was she so suitable?...
Harlequin Romance - 1905
Sister Tabitha just could not damp down her feelings for the attractive Dutch surgeon, Marius van Beek, but what future could there be for her in that direction? He appreciated her as an efficient colleague - but she could hardly convince herself that he ever saw her as a woman; she was so was s...
Harlequin Romance - 1881
When the attractive Waldo van de Graaf rescued Olympia from a life of comparative drudgery and offered to marry her, it was to be a match of convenience. Olympia wanted to escape from her domineering aunt and Waldo needed someone to run his home and look after his small daughter. Could there be ...
Harlequin Romance - 1857
When Loveday heard that her friend Rimada had a stern guardian who objected to her wedding plans, it seemed only natural to sympathize and offer practical help in getting round the problem. But Loveday was to find that Adam was harder to organize than she had imagined! to revisit Ada...
Harlequin Romance - 1841
When Arabella was involved in a road crash in Holland, it seemed providential that the first person to arrive on the scene should be Doctor Gideon van der Vorst. But as she came more and more involved with the doctor, she began to wonder if providence had, after all, known what it was doing!...
Harlequin Romance - 1817
Sister Charity Dawson loved her job but there was one problem. Like the other humble members of St. Simon's nursing staff, she had to put up with the arrogant Dr. Everard van Tijlen. When Charity apparently discovered that the distinguished doctor's exorbitant fees funded a playboy lifestyle, she h...
Harlequin Romance - 1801
Serena had given up her job and gone to Holland in order -- as she thought -- to marry Laurens van Amstel who had proposed to her after a whirl-wind romance. So it was mortifying, to say the least, that soon after she arrived she began to realize that Laurens was trying to back out of the situat...
Harlequin Romance - 1777
Samantha sympathized with the problems of the elderly Dutch woman who was admitted to the hospital where she worked. But she didn't realize that her encounter with Juffrouw Boot's employer, the striking Giles ter Ossel, would bring her so much heart-searching. Perhaps one shouldn't get involved ...
Harlequin Romance - 1761
As she had been secretly in love with Gerard van Doorninck for a long time, Deborah should have been thrilled when he asked her to marry him -- but he had made it perfectly clear that he wanted a wife for practical, not for romantic reasons. So she would just have to wait and see how it all work...
Harlequin Romance - 1737
Mary Jane might have inherited a house and a comfortable income, but after all, she was twenty-two, a competent staff nurse, and she certainly had no need for a guardian - especially the high-handed Fabian van der Blocq. But what could she do about it - or him?...
Harlequin Romance - 1705
Phoebe Brook hadn't planned to take a nursing job in Holland, still less under false pretenses. But when her sister Sybil decided to get married instead of going to work for Dr. Lucius van Someren, Sybil persuaded Phoebe to take her place. With Lucius's son Paul so hostile, and Paul's governess...
Harlequin Romance - 1689
Benedict van Manfeld needed Cassandra Darling -- at any rate, he needed her temporarily, as a nurse. Certainly he did not need her as a woman. And why should he notice her as a woman, when she had nothing in the way of looks and Paula van der Pol had everything?...
Harlequin Romance - 1666
Abigail was a true 'Saturday's child'; she worked very hard for her living. And it looked as if she could expect to go on earning her own living, for no one seemed to be in any great hurry to marry her -- least of all Dominic van Wijkelen, who admired her as a nurse but who seemed to have no perso...
Harlequin Romance - 1641
It hadn't taken Julia long to fall in love with Ivo van den Werff -- but she had better fall out of love equally quickly, she decided, when she met Marcia Jason and realized just how much stronger a claim the other girl had on Ivo's affection....
Harlequin Romance - 1625
Victoria was a pretty girl - unless her three far prettier sisters were around as competition. And Alexander van Schuylen was clearly as impressed by her sister's beauty as any other man would be. So Victoria had better not take his attentions too seriously, had she?...
Harlequin Romance - 1593
Emma Hastings knew that she was an excellent Theatre Sister, and as such was admired and appreciated by the devastating Dutch surgeon Justin Teylingen. But liking and appreciation are not love, and there were' plenty of girls around with far more to offer Mr. Teylingen in the way of glamour than E...
Harlequin Romance - 1569
When her romance with Andrew went wrong, Sappha had jumped at the chance of a job in Scotland to make a complete break. The change of background, not to mention the "Demon King", in the person of the Dutch doctor, Rolf van Duyren, soon began to take her mind off the past -- but then Andrew came ...
Harlequin Romance - 1529
...hearts and flowers What a maddening, impossible man Constantijn van Lindemann was! Wherever Augusta went, there he was: inviting her out, paying her compliments, sending her enormous bouquets of tulips, even kissing her on occasion. Augusta had to admit that she enjoyed it, especially the kis...
Harlequin Romance - 1498
Sarah had worked with Hugo van Elven for a long time, and she was astounded when he suddenly proposed to her. Sarah Dunn and Hugo van Elven were married for the wrong reasons. Even if it was just a marriage of convenience. They were both recovering from unhappy love affairs. Sarah was looking...
Harlequin Romance - 1465
Nurse Georgina Rodman had met Professor Julius van den Berg Eyffert and his children when they were brought as casualties into her hospital, and the Professor arranged with Matron to have her "on loan" for a time to help with their convalescence. It was not long before Georgina found herself wishin...
Harlequin Romance - 1441
It was when Nurse Harriet's Dutch friend Sieske invited Harriet home that Harriet caught up with a dream from her past - the man she had always imagined herself marrying. But alas, she was not the only girl to have this dream where this particular man was concerned! ~~~~~ Harriet had met ...
Harlequin Romance - 1409
Sophy's relationship with the attractive Duth surgeon Maximillan Oosterwelde was of the blow-hot-blow-cold variety-but one thing was certain: in her heart, Sophy did not want any "blow cold" at all!...
Harlequin Romance - 1385
Who was the bride to be? Sister Maggy MacFergus was tall, and she discovered that most men found this off-putting. When Dr. Paul Doelsma offered Maggy a nursing job in Holland, she took it. There was something special about Dr. Doelsma, and it wasn't just that he was taller than her. She was sen...
Harlequin Romance - 1361
Sister Peters was delighted to be chosen, under the new exchange scheme, as the British representative to work in an Amsterdam hospital. It proved to be an interesting new life in more ways than one, and she found that emotional problems could be just as complicated in Holland as ever they could b...