Catherine Spencer considered being a nun, nurse or veterinarian before she finally settled on being an English teacher. With a history of bossing her younger sister around, this career choice was a perfect fit.
One opening paragraph, six unique stories...What if you gave six authors the same opening paragraph and let their imagination fly? That’s what we’ve done in A Valentine from Harlequin: Six Degrees of Romance!Experience the variety Harlequin romance has to offer with this collection of novellas ...
Kim Forrester wants custody of her orphaned nephew, but Adam Ryan has already stepped in as guardian. Deciding her only chance of achieving her goal lies in seducing him, she learns there’s a lot more to Judge Adam Ryan than first meets the eye. Can she convince him her motives have changed and s...
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Dario Costanzo's wife... in name only... He married her, bedded her and she gave him an heir -- and that was all he wanted. Until Maeve suffered a devastating accident that meant she had no recollection of her husband or her little son. Maeve's mind might not remember Dario, but her body certainl...
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The Leonidas baby scandal Nurse Emily Tyler has come to Greece with good intentions. But Nikolaos Leonidas sees only a gold digger, with eyes fixed on his family's fortune. It's his plan to expose the fragile beauty. A weekend of champagne and seduction on his opulent yacht ought to do the trick. ...
Purchased at the Sicilian's demand... Corinne Mallory knows little of Raffaello Orsini, other than that he's super-rich and darkly handsome. When Raffaello offers marriage for the sake of his children, Corinne rejects his outrageous proposal...until a financial crisis drives her to the altar with ...
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The Past: It's 1939, and eighteen-year-old Anna meets Marco in Italy. They fall madly in love, a love she knows will last forever. Even though, within months, they're separated by war. Even though she's told that Marco is dead.... The Present: Anna, who'd entered into a marriage of convenience, ...
The Greek tycoon's convenient proposal Brianna Connelly is the last person Dimitrios Giannakis wants to see again. But the stunning supermodel could hold the key to saving his daughter's life.... Brianna will do anything for her niece, except let Dimitrios break her heart again. Only, the chemist...
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He'd bargained on a bride, but not on a baby! Arlene Russell may be naive and vulnerable, but she's more than a match for arrogant Italian Domenico Silvaggio d'Avalos. Arlene refuses to become Domenico's mistress. Though her business is in trouble, she won't be bought! But Domenico is determi...
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Falling in love isn't part of his plan... Gina Hudson is in Athens to settle an old score, not fall into bed with her enemy's right-hand man. But she's underestimated the power of Mikos Christopoulos. No-strings sex is what Mikos expects. But soon his mission becomes more, and he whisks Gina ...
A lesson in love -- or lust? When heiress Natalie Cavanaugh arrives at the Villa Rosamunda on the Amalfi coast of Italy, falling in love is not on her agenda--particularly not with a man whose dubious family connections have made him notorious. Demetrio Bertoluzzi is tall, dark and gorgeous. Why ...
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Passion, pregnancy...and an arranged marriage? Diana Reeves's search to find her birth mother takes her to a French village, and into the employ of Anton, Comte de Valois. It's not long before their shared passion leads to pregnancy and Anton insists on marrying Diana. But his intense desire ...
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A marriage proposal... When Paolo Rainero's niece and nephew are orphaned, he arranges to marry Caroline Leighton, the twins' American aunt, to protect them. But first he must show Callie that he's changed since their affair nine years ago. And a dark secret As their convenient marriage become...
When Natalie Cavanaugh, heiress to a fortune, arrives at the Villa Rosamunda on the Amalfi coast of Italy, falling in love is not on her agenda - particularly not with a man whose dubious family connections have made him notorious… Demetrio Bertoluzzi is tall, dark and gorgeous. Why he works sin...
A Mediterranean passion... On an idyllic Italian island, Stephanie is reunited with her former lover, Matteo De Luca. Once a rough and unrefined young man, he seduced Stephanie when she was nineteen, and unknowingly left her pregnant. Now she is shocked and excited to find he's become smooth and...
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Passion drives successful Italian neurosurgeon Carlo Rossi in work and in play. Desire ignites him when he sets eyes on Danielle Blake; he wants her. Heat suffuses Danielle when Carlo makes love to her, awakening her senses for the first time. Carlo insists on his rules: no commitment, no ...
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A dangerous desire... Chloe's wedding is supposed to be the social event of the year -- but she's not looking forward to it. The reason stands over six feet tall and has an Italian accent and good looks as rich and dark as bitter chocolate: her ex-husband, Nico Moretti. But Chloe is unaware t...
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The secret baby... Rich, powerful Gabriel Brabanti is not a man to be disobeyed...or betrayed. Though he wants Eve's body, he no longer wants her, because he believes she's deceived him -- for money. But Gabriel is wrong. Eve's innocent and she has a secret that is the key to everything Gabriel h...
Spend this holiday season with. . . Something Divine A Heavenly Christmas Olivia Hardy could do without Christmas. In fact, she would much rather hibernate and forget the season entirely. But when her rakish neighbor, Ethan Sherbourne, receives a visit from a woman who deposits a baby in his arms a...
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For their baby's sake... One night of uncontrollable attraction had left Cassandra Wilde pregnant with Benedict Constantino's baby! The Italian tycoon's immediate solution was marriage. His particular brand of persuasion left Cassie breathless! Once in Italy, after the wedding, Cassie began to ho...
An explosive passion! Dr. Grant Madison's return might be causing a stir amongst the single women of Springdale, but he's back for one reason only -- to rebuild his marriage. When he and Olivia first got married, they had one thing in common -- the naive belief that blazing passion was all th...
Secrets, lies...and passion! Years ago, Jake Harrington had loved Sally with a passion.But he had been tricked into marrying someone else.Now free of that marriage, Jake wants a second chance with Sally.Though the timing is wrong and reputations are at stake,after so much wasted time they finall...
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The scene is set for a wedding in the Caribbean -- until the best man and the maid of honor take an instant dislike to one another! Ethan Beaumont thought he could never trust another woman -- but his desire for Anne-Marie Barclay cannot be ignored! They decide to keep the peace -- at least unti...
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Dan was the doctor's privileged son. Molly was from the wrong side of the tracks. Together they made magic -- until Molly became pregnant. When Molly's father made her leave town, she told no one about the baby -- including Dan. Now a family crisis brings successful businesswoman Molly home. Wha...
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Life has led Mac Sullivan to promise himself two things: never get involved with other people's problems -- or with women. He's stuck to his guns until now, when Linda Carr begs him to find her baby niece. As an ex-police detective he has the skills to help her.... But what about the prospect of an...
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Jilted bride gets pregnant! Getting jilted at the altar was bad enough, but falling for the sympathetic stranger at her honeymoon hotel was much worse! Jenna Sinclair didn't regret it, though; one passion-filled night with Edmund Delaney proved she'd never truly loved her ex-fiance. But when ...
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When Michael D'Alessandro discovers that three years ago his ex-wife gave birth and then had his baby adopted, his only desire is to find his son. Michael finds little Jeremy safe and utterly loved by his new mom, the lovely Camille. Soon passion takes over. But Camille is unaware that Jeremy is...
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His wife again -- but for love or money? Max Logan was convinced Gabriella had trapped him into marriage for his millions. From his point of view, they were finished! Until events forced Max and Gabriella back together. For two weeks, they had to act happily married -- not difficult -- when l...
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Truth...or dare? Sebastian Caine clearly mistrusts Lily, but that doesn't stop him desiring her -- or passionately seducing her as soon as possible! It's true that Lily does have a secret. But she's determined that Sebastian will trust her on her terms before she'll reveal anything. Or she'll...
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First passion, then pregnancy...then a proposal? Jane was fascinated with Liam McGuire, a sexy, brooding man with a troubled soul -- and it was obvious that Liam's desire for her was barely held in check. One out-of-control, passion-filled night later, and Jane was in trouble. Not only had sh...
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Virgin...or temptress? Zachary Alexander was accustomed to beautiful women at his luxury winter resort, but the stunning Claire Durocher took his breath away! Was she looking for a temporary lover? Zach was tempted to oblige her.... In fact, Claire had sworn she'd always wait for the right ma...
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The bridegroom's baby His wedding to Julia should have been the happiest event of Ben Carreras's life. And it was, until an old flame turned up at the reception claiming the baby boy in her arms was Ben's son -- and threatening to put him up for adoption if Ben didn't take him. Ben couldn't d...
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THE BABY DECEPTION Soon after rebel Joe Donnelly's sizzling night with debutante Imogen Palmer, she had fled. Now, ten years later, she was back, and Joe wanted answers. For he had stumbled upon the secret behind her hasty departure. In his search for the truth, Joe was about to uncover an asto...
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The boss, his bride...and their babies! Leila wasn't marrying her boss, Dante Rossi for his money, contrary to office gossip. She loved him and she believed he felt the same...until the reappearance of her millionaire ex-boyfriend. Suddenly it wasn't just jealous colleagues who believed she was ...
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Resisting sin with Dr. Flynn Lucas Flynn was still a dish, as tempting as he had been eleven years before when Emily had placed her naive teenage self in his bed and let him seduce her. Those years hadn't made Lucas any more kindly disposed toward Emily--who longed to tell him about the conse...
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NANNY WANTED By a lively, lonely four-year-old... and his handsome, eligible guardian... Pierce Warner was getting used to changes in his once orderly life, now that he was responsible for his cousin's little boy. Apart from having a four-year-old running riot through his luxury home, he was also ...
Harlequin Presents - 1927
Her Christmas Fantasy! As an unexpected guest at Morgan Kincaid's palatial home, Jessica planned to turn his Christmas into the best ever. She'd always dreamed of how special this time of year could be, and here at the Kincaid mansion she could indulge herself to the full - with a proper tree, ...
From the moment in which it appeared by the city, Nick had caught Madeleine between his networks. His big delight mixed with this dangerous way of living through the love, there were components against which it was turning out to be unable to fight, and he was not also finding reasons to do it. Nev...
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Dominic's child was also Sophie's son... Sophie Casson and Dominic Winter shared one night of love ...the result was Ryan. Sophie was determined to bring the baby up by herself. After all, Dominic had made it perfectly clear that he regarded Sophie as the person responsible for ruining his li...
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He wanted her now, but what about forever? Adam Cabot was back and determined to reclaim Georgia as his bride! But Georgia had no intention of coming meekly to heel. She told herself she was done with loving Adam, and now she planned to marry safe, rich Steven. Adam had caused Georgia more he...
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He's trouble with a capital T! Mike Callahan is sexy, handsome, magnetic--and out to win at all costs! Isobel Whitelaw is cool, calm, professional--and determined to keep Mike Callahan at arm's length! "From the moment he marched into my office, demanding and ruthless, I knew that man Call...
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When Virginia heard that Jordan Caine was coming home, she had to admit she'd never forgotten him. But Jordan was no longer the "bad boy" Virginia had grown up with. Now he was a successful and wealthy businessman, able to buy anything he wanted. Then Virginia discovered that the one thing Jordan r...
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"Lady be mine!" These were the last words Melody Worth ever expected to hear from James Logan's lips. She happened to be very wealthy, which had never been a problem till now ... and James seemed to despise her because of her money. That Melody liked helping other people, including James's fathe...
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He was no gentleman... And in Jackson Connery's company, Laura Mitchell was hardly a lady--she was positively wanton! But how was a man who could barely exchange a civil word with anyone able to arouse such longing in her? And why did she have to find herself so attracted to a man who clearly wa...
After ten years, Clinton had returned - and Sharon's first thought was to run. But she couldn't, because her daughter, Fern, was to be bridesmaid at her friend's wedding. The closer the wedding came, the closer Clinton seemed to be. What was more, Fern loved him. The trouble was, Sharon still loved...
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Would their passion lead to love? Maggie Jones knew how the other half lived - she'd been one of 'the rich and famous.' But the life she'd experienced as the former wife of one of North America's richest men had left her emotionally scarred. Now she had a fulfilling new life as a teacher in a s...
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An ill-timed attraction Emotions were running high the day Nina Sommers finally met her fifteen-year-old daughter--especially with a high-handed adoptive father telling her how to deal with her own child. Especially since Hugh Cavendish was the most irresistible man Nina had ever met. Nina wa...
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Ashleigh wanted to put down roots She also needed the calm healing powers of peaceful British Columbia. Several years of working in the Third World had exhausted her both physically and emotionally. Daniel Hunter, her new boss, once disillusioned by an ambitious woman, saw Ashleigh only as an...
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Meredith planned to talk to her landlord She hadn't planned on his taking her by surprise like this. Just when her life seemed to be regaining its equilibrium, Mr. High-and-Mighty Tom Whitney, successful divorce lawyer, had to bounce into town and turn it upside down. How dared he evict the e...
Susannah Boyd was a survivor She had faced every mother's nightmare five years ago, when her infant son had been kidnapped and her husband had lost his life getting him back. But now she was making a new life for herself and Benny in the rural isolation of Cameron's Landing, Alaska. Benny was th...
Matt Daniels’ return to town has everything to do with vengeance, and nothing to do with love. But passion flares between him and Persia Sullivan, leaving her caught squarely between him and neighbours who have no use for home-town son Matt. What happened in the past to cause such hostility, and ...
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Liz wanted their love to last forever After the disastrous consequences of her first love, Liz Newman had come to Vancouver and achieved success--a thriving business and a glamorous image. But she had never forgotten Con Henderson, or the passionate night they had spent together. Liz had erad...