Jacqueline Baird was born in Northumberland, England. She garnered her first prize for writing at the age of 11 when she won first prize in the Nature Diary competition at her school. After leaving school, she worked for the post office and later as a hotel receptionist in Scotland. She met her husband when she was eighteen and married him eight years later. They had two sons and after they entered school, she decided to try writing one the romance novels she loved.
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Shackled to her enemy! As the prison gates close behind her, newly free Beth Lazenby vows that they are also closing on her past. Until she encounters the merciless lawyer who helped wrongfully imprison her all those years ago.... Still convinced of her guilt, Dante Cannavaro is stunned wh...
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Infamous playboy Orion Moralis believes in lust, not marriage -- until, with one innocent sigh, the daughter of a business rival turns his world on its head. Selina Taylor is achingly pure and, as he captures her lips, Orion knows he must possess her! But their marriage is short-lived.... Six ye...
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She refuses to give in to him... Lucy Steadman refuses to be intimidated by brooding Italian Lorenzo Zanelli. He may hold the fate of her family's business in his iron fist, but she will not submit to his more personal demands. As a talented artist, Lucy can see the truth in beauty; Lorenzo may b...
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Naive Phoebe Brown fell for Mediterranean magnate Jed Sabbides after he wined, dined and bedded her with a fervor that made her feel cherished. But when Phoebe happily announced she was pregnant, Jed was appalled. Didn't she understand -- she was only a pleasing distraction? Sadly Phoebe lost the m...
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The debt: L1,000,000 No woman has ever shunned wicked Italian tycoon Zac Delucca! But sweet, studious Sally is in a world of her own, looking after her sick mother. Little does she realize her unfocused disinterest is driving Zac's fury! Especially as her father is responsible for embezzling milli...
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Marriage in haste, revenge at leisure! Anton Diaz is hell-bent on revenge; he'll seduce and marry the innocent daughter of his enemy. To exact his plan will be no hardship, as Emily Fairfax is as beautiful as she is virginal. It's only after that Emily realizes Anton is blackmailing her. Yet ...
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Ruthless and passionate! Guido Barberi hasn't set eyes on his ex-wife since she left him--taking with her a quarter of a million dollars! But he's determined to have his revenge by bedding her once more. Innocent and alluring! Sara is shocked that Guido is even more attractive and dangerou...
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To love, honor...and possess! Leon Aristides believes in money, power and family. So when his sister dies, leaving a son, he acts quickly and ruthlessly. He finds the woman who has guardianship of his nephew and insists she marry him! Helen knows that Leon believes her to be a money-hungry, e...
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"You really expect me to sleep with you to pay my father's debt?" Italian magnate Max Quintano knew exactly how to get his way...by blackmailing Sophie into becoming his mistress. "Sleep is not what I have in mind." Sophie will do anything to prevent her family's ruin -- even if it means l...
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Why stop at just one night--when he can buy so many more...? Greek multimillionaire Luke Devetzi will do anything to get Jemma Barnes back in his bed for a night of blazing passion.... When Luke discovers that Jemma's father is in financial trouble and in need of a loan, he is willing to pay ...
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Revenge...Italian style! A money-grabbing beauty, that's all she was -- and Jake D'Amato was determined to make Charlotte Summerville pay. His plan was simple: he'd take revenge in his bed! Actually, Charlie's intentions were purely innocent -- just like her. But suddenly she found herself ...
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Bedded, then wedded -- by the Greek tycoon! When millionaire Theodore Kadros first sets his sights on beautiful Willow Blain there can only ever be one outcome: a night of incredible desire! But the next day Willow is gone.... However, their brief passion results in a legacy that Willow is ...
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Her inheritance: One Italian husband! Julia is desperate to find out if her recent inheritance will give her the money she needs to pay for her mother's health care. But she discovers that she must marry gorgeous Italian multimillioinaire Randolfo Carducci before she can claim anything! Rand ...
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When Nick Menendez discovered that beautiful Liza Summers was working for the prime suspect in a diamond robbery case, the Spanish security tycoon took matters into his own hands -- and Liza into his custody! He decided the simplest way to uncover the truth and protect her was to take her to his be...
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Solo Maffeiano owns half of Penny Haversham's family home, yet she needs to pay off debts left by her late father. She has no choice but to agree to Solo's offer: he will pay the debts, restore the dilapidated mansion, where they will live -- if Penny becomes his wife! She will be his wife, boug...
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Eloise had fallen in love with powerful Greek tycoon Marcus Kouvaris. Now, years later, Marcus holds her responsible for defrauding his uncle...and he's come to get his revenge! Actually, Eloise had nothing to do with the fraud -- but with all the evidence against her, she is powerless to stop M...
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Wanted! His bride and their child Gianfranco asked Kelly to marry him, after her holiday affair with him left her pregnant! But, once married, Gianfranco was often away on business, and his family made Kelly's life a misery. Then she heard that Gianfranco didn't want her at all -- he just wante...
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The ideal husband -- if only it were for real Amber's multimillionaire Greek boyfriend, Lucas Karadines, informed her that he was getting married -- to someone else.... Five years later, Amber has put Lucas behind her -- until she inherits half his company. Lucas, who's now single again, know...
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She can't resist her husband... After ten years Xavier Valdespino has appeared again in Rose's life, only to whisk her away to Spain and blackmail her into, marriage. It's clear to Rose that Xavier blames her for something she didn't do, and now he's using the intense sexual attraction that s...
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A marriage betrayed? Meeting sexy and dynamic entrepreneur Alex Solomos has transformed Lisa's life. In the seven weeks since their whirlwind wedding, her confidence and happiness -- both in and out of the bedroom -- have grown enormously. But Lisa finds she can't shake some nagging doubts ab...
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A father for her unborn baby... Josie's husband, Conan Zarcourt, was tall, dark and handsome. Yet Josie could only look, not touch, because theirs was a marriage in name alone. Conan had stepped in as father to his brother's child--the baby Josie was carrying. But when an accident left Josie ...
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A marriage proposal -- Italian-style! Beth was left breathless when gorgeous Italian tycoon Dex Giordanni proposed marriage--within days of meeting her! But then she overheard a conversation that chilled her: Dex wanted to wed her to settle a family score. Beth prepared herself to end their...
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Second-time seduction! Bea has been reunited with Leon Gregoris, her ex-fiance. But this time Leon won't mesmerize her with his dark Greek-Cypriot good looks. Bea is older and in charge of herself now; she won't be captive to sexual chemistry! Then Leon announces they are engaged again--which...
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Playing the part.... Rocco Andretti mistakenly believed that Marlene had been the late Paolo Rossi's mistress, and that she had borne Paolo a child. Rocco thought he could seduce Marlene into handing over everything Paolo had left to his son. Marlene had promised Paolo she would fight to make...
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Raul's reason for revenge... Penny seized her opportunity to save the love she and Raul shared, and proposed marriage -- but he turned her down flat! The misunderstandings of the past few weeks had left there mark and now Raul had got his revenge, he seemed to think Penny was nothing but a gold-...
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Snared? Saffron would always remember Eve's last message to her--and when she came face-to-face with Alex Statis she realized he was the man who had caused her best friend's downfall. She had to keep working for Alex's mother and therefore face the force of Alex's attraction to her head-on, but ...
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Would Valentine play Cupid? When Zoe's baby arrived on February 14, it seemed only natural to call him Valentine! But as far as Zoe was concerned. Valentine had been the only romance in her brief marriage to Justin Gifford. And since Justin had harshly declared that he never wanted to see her ag...
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Marry in haste, divorce at leisure Lexi's husband of only one year was cheating on her. When she flung the words at him, "I really don't care about you breaking your promise--I would much rather have the money," she was lying through her teeth. But now she had only her pride left to salvage. Let...
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A gentleman of fortune...? "The first man to walk through this door will be the one I date for a month." Jacy's bet with her friend Liz was reckless--especially when that first man turned out to be Leo Kozakis. Jacy had gambled on Leo's love ten years before, but he had cruelly rejected her. ...
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She had some explaining to do In a show of true friendship, Parisa Belmont had agreed to help retrieve a folder of incriminating photographs. But when she found herself dressed like a cat burglar, ransacking an elegant Mayfair apartment, she suddenly had second thoughts. But by then it was too lat...
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Heartless seduction Rebecca's shame and humiliation had been complete. Benedict Maxwell had never intended to marry her. He'd wanted revenge for his brother, and she, fool in love, had given him all the rope he'd need to hang her. It hadn't mattered that Benedict hadn't been aware of all the fac...
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Pleasure before business No teenage crush, Katy's love for Jake Granton was as real as the searing heartbreak of his betrayal. After four years of modeling--and all the male attention a woman could possibly want--she'd actually convinced herself she way over him. But when she left the limelig...
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Goldie's world had tumbled down But that was seven years ago and out of the ruins she had built a new life, with a new name. "Marie Doumerque" had no desire to be reminded of the past. So why had she fallen into Rayner Millard's arms so easily when he'd turned up at the chateau in France? ...
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Nick's words were not reassuring "I want my son," he'd said. "And I always get what I want." Since Nick's cruel rejection, Abby had built a satisfying new life for herself and little Jonathan. And now Nick needed his son and was quite ruthlessly blackmailing her into returning him. But he ...
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His plan had worked--she couldn't leave! Helen Coulthard arrived in Sicily prepared for a work-filled two weeks. It was only when her "boss" deposited her at Carlo Manzitti's villa that she realized her plight. Carlo Manzitti--the man who'd swept her off her feet two years ago, the man she'd ...