Janet Dailey is the American author of over 100 books. She began her career as a category romance writer with Harlequin in 1974. She transitioned to single-title romance novels in 1979. Her first mass market romance novel, Touch the Wind, reached the New York Times Best Seller List. Her subsequent books have also been New York Times Bestsellers. Her novel Foxfire Light was made into a movie.
He’s everything she doesn’t need. The quiet horse whisperer whose touch still ignites her dreams—and is everything wealthy Lauren Prescott is not. She can think of a million reasons why she should never ever fall into Sky Fletcher's sure embrace again. Until she clashes head-on with the da...
Dear friend, The touch of a hand...the look of love...sometimes that's all you need. I hope you enjoy these stories--I enjoyed updating them for you. To Tell The TruthDeep powder, blue skies, and the excitement of downhill skiing...Andrea Grant can't resist another run, but she's got a not-so-s...
Dear friend, True love changes everything...and true love endures. These timeless stories prove that twice over--and I enjoyed revising them for you. A Tradition Of PrideShaded with old magnolias and towering loblolly pines, the columned Alexander house stands as a symbol of Southern history-...
Dear friend, Where and when you least expect it...love is there. Revising these two stories was a pleasure--I hope you'll enjoy reading them.Wild And WonderfulIn the rugged mountains of West Virginia, a green and blooming spring means that journalist and photographer Glenna Reynolds is always...
"He's everything she doesn't need." The quiet horse whisperer whose touch still ignites her dreams--and is everything wealthy Lauren Prescott is not. She can think of a million reasons why she should never ever fall into Sky Fletcher's sure embrace again. Until she clashes head-on with the dangerou...
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The greatest gift is love. . . Ski instructor Annie Bennett doesn't have time to miss the twinkling lights and holiday parties in Aspen and Vail. With her older brothers gone and winter just around the corner, her parents need help with their sprawling Colorado ranch. The most wonderful time of ...
He's the one who got away. The cowboy who claimed her heart before taking off on a tour of duty, planning never to return. But Beau Tyler is back, and Natalie Haskell feels defenseless against the powerful pull of the brawny soldier. Especially when she finds herself suddenly widowed and needing...
Temple Gordon is beautiful and proud, a Southern belle raised on her father's luxurious plantation. She is also a Cherokee. "The Blade" Stuart, an impulsive nearby landowner, is Cherokee as well. He and Temple share a passion for each other and a concern for their people. But, while Temple wishes t...
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A Colorado Christmas To Remember On the Denver streets, officer Paula Lewis is as tough as she needs to be. But away from skyscrapers and suspects, Paula gives back to the community she loves. This holiday season she's moonlighting at the Christmas House, a turn-of-the-century mansion transforme...
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Need a hot hero? Janet Dailey’s Bannon Brothers deliver -- to the max. Deke Bannon is rugged and powerful and just as dangerous as his older brothers RJ and Linc. But an ambitious TV anchor tracking an explosive story may be more than his match… Deke Bannon, federal criminal investigator, ri...
The Sweetest Gifts… Sam Bennett left a snowbound Colorado ranch for the glittering steel canyons of Manhattan -- temporarily. Hard work was never this much fun as he sets up Christmas trees all around town. And now that he’s met Nicole Young, a gorgeous window designer, four weeks won’t be...
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With relentless suspense and a deft feel for creating men of power and character, Janet Dailey introduces three unforgettable brothers: RJ, Linc, and Deke Bannon. Rugged. Tall. Built to last. Linc Bannon has it all -- and he’s there every time Kenzie needs him. They share a mission: to serve t...
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With relentless suspense and a deft feel for creating men of power and character, Janet Dailey introduces three unforgettable brothers: RJ, Linc, and Deke Bannon. Cold cases aren't RJ Bannon's usual line of work. But Ann Montgomery's long-ago abduction is too intriguing to pass up. Ann was just ...
Dear friend,Love will find a way--you just have to believe. Revising these two romances was a pleasure-- I hope you'll enjoy reading them. Something ExtraSlow down, cher. This is Cajun country. Driving down meandering Louisiana roads that seem to go back in time, Jolie Smith is in love with it all....
Life in Glory, Wyoming, population fifty-one, isn't exactly exciting. The dusty old town isn't even on the map. And for rancher Luke McCallister, that's just fine. Broken by tragedy, the stoic cowboy spends his time at his Ten Bar Ranch or down at Ima Jane's Rimrock Bar, trying to avoid the gossip ...
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“Can Santa bring you a husband?” Montana winters are harsh, but bad weather won’t get in the way of the Calders’ Christmas reunion. Patriarch Chase Calder is determined to make this holiday the happiest yet -- especially for his daughter, Cat. And Chase knows the best gifts aren’t al...
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With his rugged-cowboy good looks and the kind of smile that makes a lady's pulse race, Trey Calder could have his pick of women. But he's been holding out for someone special, and the minute he lays eyes on freelance photographer Sloan Davis, he knows he's found her. The attraction between the two...
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New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey journeys to the Lone Star state and the Cee Bar Ranch, where the Calders face a new threat to their land and way of life. Quint Echohawk is a lawman, not a rancher, but he’s a Calder through and through. And when someone sets out to undermine the ...
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Young and beautiful, with a mix of cool elegance and smoldering earthiness, Laura Calder will never be content to be some man's wife, living on a Montana ranch like her mother. She's thrilled to tour Europe with her sophisticated "Aunt" Tara, taking in the cocktail banter and sampling the good life...
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Someone was trying to kill him. That's the only clear thought that comes to Chase Calder when he regains consciousness, with no memory of who he is, why he came to Fort Worth, or who tried to put a bullet in his head the night a cowboy named Laredo Smith saved his life. Laredo seems sure that t...
FOUR CHRISTMAS ANGELS As hard as the land he works, rancher Eben MacCallister has devoted his life--and sacrificed his happiness--to making his ranch profitable. Now, with an unscrupulous banker threatening to foreclose on his land, Eben can only hope that his late sister has left him the money ...
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THEIR LAND ... THEIR FAMILY... THEIR PRIDE. WHEN THE CALDERS FIGHT FOR THE THE THINGS THEY LOVE, THEY FIGHT TO WIN Jessy Niles Calder grew up on the Triple C ranch, six hundred square miles of grassland that can be bountiful or harsh, that bends to no man's will--just like a Calder. As Ty Cal...
Kitty Hamilton is a successful art gallery owner engaged to a wonderful man--who also happens to be heir to a Belgian chocolate empire. Now if her ex-husband, artist Sebastian Cole, would just disappear, perhaps she could stop thinking of him as the flavor of every month....
"All I Want for Christmas..." Life in the White House means never having a moment to yourself. As the President's daughter and official hostess, Jocelyn Wakefield longs to escape the media circus that surrounds her every move for just one day. Impossible? Not with a wig, some very different clo...
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Cat is a Calder, through and through: proud, headstrong, intelligent, and beautiful. When her fiance is accidentally killed, she vows never to love again. But one reckless right with a handsome, gray-eyed stranger changes everything, giving her a son with striking gray eyes. Deciding to raise t...
On a warm spring night in a New Orleans Garden District mansion, the pick of society are gathering. Masquerading as Legendary Lovers, they have come to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Duchaise masquerade ball. Charles and Millicent Duchaise have spared no expense - everything is perfe...
A RICH AND SWEEPING STORY OF DECEIT AND DEVOTION Janet Dailey's mastery of grand romance, divided loyalties, and searing passion has made her one of the bestselling authors of all time. In Notorious, her finest and most exciting contemporary romance, Dailey returns to the wild ranch country of n...
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Delaney Wescott, a beautiful security expert, is urgently summoned to New York after Lucas Wayne, a rock star turned movie star, is attacked and almost killed in his hotel room. His assailant is Rina Cole, a sultry sex-siren actress - and an old flame - who holds him responsible for her career's pl...
LEGACIES OF A FAMILY DIVIDED BY HATRED, AND A PASSION TWO PEOPLE COULD NOT FORGET Debutante Diane Parmalee was a U.S. Army officer's daughter; Lije Stuart was the handsome Harvard educated son of the part-Cherokee Stuart clan. Nothing, not even their different worlds, seemed able to stop thei...
FOR MORE THAN A HUNDRED YEARS, THEIR PASSIONATE STORY HAS BEEN WAITING TO BE TOLD... Sassy, outspoken Temple Gordon grew up on a grand plantation, but in truth, no matter how elegant and wealthy her family was, they were part Cherokee. And the world as she knew it was shattering. With gangs of G...
NIGHTS OF WINE, DESIRE...AND DESPERATE SECRETS In an exquisite story of intrigue and romance, this is the contemporary story of a woman who craves glamour and nonstop excitement to escape her hidden fears. While television anchorwoman Kelly Douglas lands the hottest new job in primetime, neither...
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Kit Masters, born and brought up on an Aspen ranch, left to pursue an acting career in Hollywood but she is a woman with a strong sense of family, loyalty, and integrity and had deep ties to the land where she grew up. After ten years, she returns home to settle her father's estate and realizes she...
New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey takes readers to the sultry French Quarter of New Orleans, where a woman must uncover the greatest masquerade of all... Awakening in a hospital room in Nice, Remy Jardin is shocked to discover she's been the victim of an attack that has left her wit...
RIVALS IN BUSINESS A successful advertising executive with impeccable family connections, Flame Bennett had attracted Malcolm Powell as a powerful ally. As her mentor, he wanted to see her succeed. As a man, he wanted more of Flame than she was willing to give any man--until Chance Stuart walked...
They meet at their father's funeral, two beautiful women who could almost be twins. Abbie Lawson is the gently bred daughter, raised in the lap of luxury. Rachel Farr is the love child of Dean Lawson and a fiery artist. Rachel's life has been modest and lonely--until now. For the father's death wil...
THE GREAT ALONE begins with the love of a beautiful Indian woman for a noble, ambitious Cossack hunter. From their passionate union spring seven generations of native Alaskans-a proud mix of Russian, English, Indian and American blood. Filled with love and adventure, plunderers and heroes, THE GREA...
In the harsh New Mexico Territory, Hannah Wade was captured and enslaved by avenging Apaches. Only her steel-edged will to live kept her alive. Finally rescued, she returned to a husband who shunned her touch, and to white women friends who found her stained and disgraced. But Hannah fought for...
Luz Kincaid Thomas has everything--wealth, two lovely teenagers, prestige, beauty and love-until her husband leaves her for a younger woman. Suddenly adrift, Luz confronts fear, loneliness and the rebellion of her son and daughter. When she meets magnetic Argentine Raul Buchanan, a champion polo pl...
The exhilarating story of the first WASPS, the Woman Airforce Service Pilots, who risked their lives, their ambitions and their dreams to help the war effort during World War II. Determined to win their wings in a man's world, four young women are untied by their fearless passion for flying. From t...
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Ty Calder was a stranger to the mighty empire that was his legacy -- the ranchlands that rose to meet the Montana skies. He learned the ways of ranch life from young Jessy, who knew the land and her own heart. But Ty worshiped dark, glamorous Tara, scion of the new "corporate West," of vast powe...
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST . . . Layne MacDonald's search for the mother who had given her up at birth took her from the world she had always known to a sprawling Nebraska ranch, where the West wove its spell around her But when she met Creed Dawson,part-owner of the ranch, she was bewildered by his ...
THE BEST WAY TO LOSE . . . When Pilar Santee lost her husband, Elliot, she expected never to love again. How could she ever meet another man as fine? But Elliot had a son from the days before he met Pilar, and Trace was every bit a Santee: strong, proud, and ready to love the right woman. At ...
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Webb Calder fought the newcomers who rushed to claim grasslands where Calder cattle grazed. But he could not resist Lilli--a proud and lovely young immigrant, loyal to the homesteaders' cause, and to her husband. Still, a Calder kept what he had and got what he wanted. Where a man stands for wha...
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NO LONGER A STARRY-EYED CHILD... For years Sharon Powell had idolized Ridge Halliday, the arrogant rancher whose western Colorado spread adjoined her family's. Ridge had always indulged her wide-eyed adoration, yet Sharon realized that he saw her only as an amusing child and fought hard to overc...
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A WEEK... OR FOREVER? Rachel MacKinley's thriving furniture business had been her whole world until, during a vacation cruise to the Mexican Riviera, she was forced to share a cabin with handsome, dark-eyed Gardner MacKinley. Gard was convinced that fate had brought them together, and that they ...
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TREE TRIMMINGAND SLEIGH RIDING . . . Christmas festivities were the furthest things from Leslie Stiles' mind when she left the city for her aunt's house in Vermont. The season held bitter memories for Leslie, and she hoped to avoid all the holiday hoopla this year while her broken leg mended. ...
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A MIGHTY EPIC OF THE AMERICAN HEARTLAND BACK TO TEXAS 1878-- WHERE A YOUNG MAN FIRST DREAMED THE CALDER DREAM... Chase Benteen Calder knew that Montana was the one place to build the Calder fortune--where the free land whispered a promise of riches across a sea of buffalo grass. With the beautif...
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How long could their love last? She had been an impetuous teenager when she had defied her love for Slater MacBride to marry a Texas millionaire, and she regretted her mistake. After eleven years of marriage without love, Dawn Lord was returning to her home in the Florida Keys, seeking peace in...
In the wooded Ozark hills Joanna met proud-hearted Linc Wilder. His gold-flecked eyes mocked her; his country-born spirit clashed with her city-wise ways. His lean body challenged her, sparking her senses till Joanna was as sweetly glowing as the foxfire that lit their nights. This was no will-...
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A DIVORCEE'S DESIRE Four years after her divorce, Vanessa Cantrell owned an interior decorating firm, a European sports car, and an apartment in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Even though she filled her home and her life with expensive things, she couldn't fill the void left by her rugged...
A strange compulsion seemed to grip her... Annette couldn't resist introducing herself to Josh Lord, the strikingly attractive owner of the resort where she was vacationing. In her utterly confident manner, she assumed he'd be more than pleased to know her. His cool amusement came as a surpri...
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Could he love again? Did he even want to? Luck, the man with the blue, blue eyes, had called Eve "a little brown mouse." Unfortunately, it was true. Eve had always thought of herself as a very nondescript, "plain Jane" type. Born and bred in small-town Wisconsin, Eve used to wonder if love wo...
PRISONER OF HER PAST . . . Long ago they had been husband and wife--when Angie Hall was just a teenager. Now, under the burning Texas sun, they are enemies--and lovers once again as Deke Blackwood's lean, hard rancher's body rekindles the long-smoldering fires between them. For in his summer hou...
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Had her love crashed with Rick's plane? Shannon was ecstatic at the prospect of joining Rick in Alaska. They'd waited so long, but now he'd found a pilot's job and they could be married. Her hopes faded, though, after her arrival in Anchorage. Rick wasn't there. His apartment had been rented...
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A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN? He was the Good Samaritan who offered her roadside help, then stepped into his green sportscar and disappeared. Abbie Scott suddenly forgot the broken heart that had brought her home to Eureka, Arkansas. She only remembered the burning eyes, the rugged face that belonged ...
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SHE COULDN'T DENY HER FEELINGS ANY LONGER. Three years after Shari escaped from the Lancaster family patriarchs, she returned home at the news of her mother's stroke. The reunion with her stepbrother, Whit Lancaster, brought the unexpected revelation that his feelings were far from brotherly. ...
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Now she could make her dreams come true Edie Gibbs stared at the check in her hand. She'd never imagined that the inventions Joe worked on during their eighteen years of marriage would provide a windfall after his death. Actually, she had only one dream: to own a ranch in the Black Hills of S...
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TRAPPED! When Tamara "borrowed" company funds to help her invalid mother, she had every intention of replacing the money before anyone discovered the loss. Then the company was taken over by the ruthless entrepreneur Bickford Rutledge. Bick was a man used to getting what he wanted, and he had...
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She'd known his type right from the start When Charley Collins needed a cowboy for her Idaho ranch, she had no choice but to hire Shad Russell. He was a drifter and a loner--and undeniably attractive. Falling in love with a man like Shad would be asking for heartache. "It's a fine life you le...
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The honeymoon was over long, long ago Lara Cochran had once been a happy bride. Then Trevor, her charming husband, had turned to other women. Divorce was unheard-of in Lara's family, but she didn't want one anyway. One disastrous marriage was enough; she was now safely immune from men--all me...
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Could Glenna bargain with a man like Jett? For her father's sake, Glenna Reynolds felt she had to try. The government was going to shut down her father's coal mine anyway--the only chance was for a merger with Jett Coulson's huge conglomerate, Coulson Mining. She found Jett Coulson devastatin...
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The great Calder Empire stretched across the Montana plains as far as the eye could see. Everyone knew a Calder's word was law and that one day Chase Calder would carry the name Calder to new glories. But for handsome, arrogant Chase Calder there was also beautiful Maggie O'Rourke, who came to ...
Lanna Marshall, a woman of quiet beauty and tender passions, was not prepared to be bound up in the greed and treachery of someone else's family. She would be forced to choose between two warring sons--and two kinds of life. It was Chad, "the white son," whose charm first won her trust, but s...
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"I don't like him and I never will." Petra's words concerning Dane Kingston proved mistaken as time passed. For he could both enrage and arouse her by turns. Petra had worked hard to achieve the equality she had with the male cameramen. Even if Dane was the show's producer, he had no right to...
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"We don't mix--we're like oil and water. " Brock was adamant that his life-style and Stephanie's would never allow a relationship to grow. He was constantly traveling and led a sophisticated, jet-set existence. Stephanie was happy in her work at the quiet New Hampshire inn. Stephanie had hear...
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He was a man with a heart of marble: Until the day of the job interview, when his totally emotionless eyes fastened on her, Deborah hadn't believed anyone could be as cold and hard as Zane Wilding. He was the most demanding boss she'd ever had, and was also ruthless in his personal life. His...
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The perfect way to ruin a holiday... Victoria Beaumont was looking forward to relaxing on Mackinac island at the family's summer home. But all thoughts of relaxing fled when she discovered that her father, Charles, had invited Dirk Ramsey. His ruthless newspaper articles threatened to damage ...
From the Driving Power of Manhattan's Penthouses to the High, Wild Beauty of Idaho's Mountains, a Love Story That Rides the Thunder! Jordanna Smith was the wild and willowy daughter of a prominent banker and a glamorous socialite, a globe-trotting huntress who sought the world's big game at her ...
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Todd was the brother of the man she loved! Barbara was not prepared for the shock awaiting her when her fiance, Todd, took her on holiday to his family's ranch. All the heartache of her brief affair with Jock Malloy surfaced again as she discovered that not only was he the owner of the ranch,...
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"Why doesn't he leave us alone? " Kit and her grandfather managed the Flying Eagle Ranch. For years they'd been doing it without interference from its long line of mostly absentee owners. Now the newest heir, Baron Reese Talbot, had come to look over his inheritance. He had some different ide...
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City sophisticate and country girl Jonni was both. She'd never really given up her love for country living--but now she was a fashion model in New York. Her fiance, Trevor, fitted in with her glamorous city life-style. Gabe Stockman, however, was decidedly different. And meeting him again at ...
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Mara had locked her feelings away Aloof, cold as ice - that was Mara Prentiss. And she felt she had every reason to be that way. Her father's infidelity had killed her mother. That's what love leads to, Mara thought. Mara hated her father, Adam, but she looked after him out of duty. When he ...
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Her wild youth was a thing of the past Valerie Wentworth had paid dearly for the mistakes she'd made as a passionate girl. Turned out of her grandfather's house, she had raised Tadd, her son, all alone. Now, after seven years, she had returned home for her grandfather's funeral--even though i...
Across the Windswept Plains of the Modern West Comes a Great Love Story! Diana Somers had her own willful ways of getting what she wanted-and then flinging it aside. When a reckless marriage perished in her husband's jealous mania she came running back home to take over her father's Nevada horse...
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Rome was not man enough for one woman Newspaper reporter, Lexie Templeton, didn't need to meet Rome Lockwood to know his type - a male chauvinist playboy with a different girl on his arm every night! Lexie's caustic comments to Shari Sullivan, the gossip columnist, hit the headlines, and Rom...
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It was paradise...with one fatal flaw Julie Lancaster thought her new job was perfect. She had a gracious employer, a charming teenager to teach, and best of all, the splendid beauty of Hawaii. Then Ruel Chandler came on the scene. Her pupil's brother and head of the household, he was aloof,...
"Are you admiring the view?" he asked "Yes," LaRaine agreed without turning. She didn't want Travis McCrea to see the brightness of the unshed tears in her eyes. "It's a vast, beautiful .... " The lie stuck in her throat. She couldn't find anything beautiful about this desolate country. ". . ...
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"Is it really me you want?" Jessica asked. She tried to pull away from Brodie. It was suddenly very necessary to think clearly. Jessica's meeting with Brodie Hayes after so many years was accidental, yet devastating. The Brodie Hayes she remembered had been a poor young man from the wro...
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"I don't care why you came back." Maggie's eyes flashed angrily as she added, "You're the father of my son--but that's all. I divorced you five years ago because I wanted you out of my life. I don't want you now!" It was a lie. The divorce hadn't stopped Maggie from loving Wade. Only pride...
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Would she ever be free of the past? Erica was starved for love. Daughter of a Texas millionaire who had time only for business, she thought up a desperate scheme to get her father's attention. Unfortunately, her plan backfired and she found herself seriously involved with Rafael de la Torre...
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Her scheme brought unexpected results! Lisa believed that Slade Blackwell was systematically embezzling her aunt's money. But she needed proof. Lisa figured out a way to get it. The only problem was that it involved wearing a disguise and adopting a different role. And the deeper she delved, ...
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"I went through hell to return to you!" Dina was overcome by guilt when she heard her husband's words. But she couldn't welcome him back with open arms. Blade had been missing in the South American jungle for two years; she had believed he was dead. When he made his dramatic reappearance, s...
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"To hell with the rules!" Cole said. His smile was mocking. "We've been here together for only one day and we're already on the verge of breaking rule number one--no sex." Crimson flamed through Lacey's cheeks. Why had she involved herself in this situation? Why had she agreed to share the be...
A great romantic storyteller carries you away - from the wealth and splendor of a modern Texas city, to the rugged majesty of Mexico's High Sierras! All her life Sheila Rogers got what she wanted, then didn't want it anymore - including a reckless marriage doomed to perish in her husband's arrog...
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The lady was not for sale Selena Merrick anticipated having a pleasant vacation in New Orleans. She was even lighthearted enough to joke with a group of conventioneers who mistakenly thought she was a lady of the night. Chance Barkley, however, overhearing Selena foolish words about the fees ...
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Gina's face grew pale with shock It couldn't be Rhyder. Not after all these years. But there was no mistaking the tall, darkly tanned figure moving menacingly nearer. Like a child, a young, naive Gina had once worshipped Rhyder Owens. But her desire for him, even then, had been like a woman's...
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Pride had blinded her to the truth! Patty King knew it was foolish to cherish any feelings she'd had for Lije Masters- now married to someone else. She didn't need the arrogant Morgan Kincaid to tell her. It was none of his business anyway. She resented Morgan but couldn't ignore him. He se...
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"I do still love you and want you back again." Jonas's gaze roamed possessively over Bridges upturned face. "So don't think I've given up, because I haven't." She gasped at his audacity. How dared he come back as if nothing had ever happened? She thought of her struggle to rebuild her world w...
Stacy wondered: why wasn't love enough? Cord was still confined to a wheelchair a year after the crash--bitter, lashing out at everyone especially his wife. There seemed to be no way to convince him that her love was not pity. "It would have been better if I hadn't been pull from the plane wr...
His words were like a knife in her heart Of all the romantic fools, Kathleen thought, she had to top the list. In her crazy old-fashioned thinking, she had believed Jordan Long would want to marry her. Instead, he wanted to set her up as his mistress. Her eyes searched the beloved features of...
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Tension grew between them, angering Alanna "Hate me if you want." The grooves near Rolt's mouth deepened sardonically. "But you will be mine--in every way!" Alanna gasped with surprise. Rot's boldness was unbelievable. He knew that she was in love with Kurt. How could he have the audacity to ...
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Samantha's experience with men as the daughter of tycoon Reuben Gentry had been disillusioning. But she'd gone willingly to Chris Andrews's home miles from anywhere on an island in the St. Lawrence, expecting her father to join her there. Suddenly she realized she was subtly, but surely, being h...
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Jacquie, recklessly defying her parents, had left home. Now she was stranded in Tombstone, Arizona, without a car or money. Choya Barnett was unmoved by her feminine wiles; Jacquie had no other choice than to let him settle her accounts. But could she repay him in the way he demanded? Could she ...
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Jolie Antoinette Smith found more than she was looking for in Louisiana. Not only did she locate the home of her ancestral namesake, she found someone to love. But what use to fall in love with a man like Steve Cameron? "It's always been my policy to stay away from spirited virgins," he informed...
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"It doesn't matter what else you do," Riordan's mouth twisted into a cold smile, "but don't be a fool and marry her!" Riordan had made his disapproval of Kerry, his brother's fiancee, quite obvious. Yet Jill. Kerry's roommate, was determined to do anything she could to help her friend. Even if i...
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Brandy's encounter with Jim Corbett in the Arizona desert had been like a scene from a movie. But somehow the plot had gone all wrong. "Regardless of what you've seen in films," someone tried to tell her, "the ingenue rarely ends up in the hero's arms. You're being used!" Brandy tried to tell...
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"Lucky at cards, unlucky in love." Tells word as they left the casino brought the haunted look back into Andrea's eyes. The skiing holiday in Squaw Valley was all she'd hoped for. And she had totally ignored the warning voices that cautioned her to stay away from Tell Stafford. A lot of girls in...
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Leah was reluctant to leave the mountain site where their plane had crashed for the hostile desert beyond. "We could die out there," she argued. But Reilly was part Indian, and she discovered that her strong, resourceful companion could survive in primitive conditions with relative little hards...
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Jenny had naively succumbed to one man's charms--and had been bitterly disillusioned. Then, seeking refuge with her sister, Sheila, in Wyoming's ski country, she ran from one disastrous situation to another! Determined to protect her sister from a similar fate, Jenny tried to wrest Sheila from t...
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Susan took her engagement to Warren Sullivan seriously. He was handsome, rich and in love with her. Perhaps things were a little humdrum between them. But not until that insufferable Mitch Braden came along did doubts enter her mind. Certainly there were none of the sparks that shimmered between...
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"Shut up, Sabrina," said Bay with barely controlled anger. "Maybe when I can think clearly I'll be able to offer an apology. Right now all I want to do is wring your neck!" Sabrina would not consider the possibility that Bay had been prompted by desire for her. Her blindness had touched him - h...
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At their first meeting Elizabeth had thought Jed Carrel insulting and arrogant, though she couldn't ignore the turbulent emotions his kiss had aroused. But she had been only seventeen then and about to marry his brother, Jeremy. Then Jed had set off to live his own life abroad. Elizabeth was a m...
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Her resignation was typed and ready. But Joan was strangely reluctant to submit it to Brandt. Her resolve that she was doing the right thing hadn't wavered, but Brandt's unexplained actions raised hopes that she couldn't entirely shrug aside, then everything changed with Brandt's words. "Miss S...
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"You didn't actually think you were the only girl Barrett was seeing, did you?" Marshall jeered. "He's just been seeing you because he felt some misguided sense of responsibility toward you." Dani never doubted that Marshall knew what he was talking about. Information like that was his specialty...
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"I don't blame you for hating me at first," Jake said. "After all, I forced you to marry me. But you do see why I had to tell you all this, don't you? You've been so honest with me that I had to be the same with you. Tanya's heart sank. Honest! Honest! The word kept haunting her. Her supposed ho...
It had all happened. The heavy gold band on her finger proved that she was now Mrs. Colter Langston. But even her name on his lips sounded strange, as if he were talking to someone else. "I don't particularly like myself," Colter was saying. "It's just as well you discover now the kind of man...
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"You will do as your father wishes," Roarke stated in a very quiet and very firm tone. He gave her a little shove. Tisha was defeated and she knew it. One glance at her father showed the glimmer of respect in his eyes for the strong authority in Roarke's voice. The direction of her tongue-las...
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"I forgot, Amanda--" Jarod's dark eyes mocked her as he spoke "--you're wrapped up in those romantic notions about husbands and wives and the happily-ever-afters." But Amanda kept her secret fear that some day all this happiness must end firmly pushed to the back of her mind. She was determined ...
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Laurie read the caption beneath the new< paper picture. "Hotel owner and entrepreneur Rian Montgomery seen escorting the rising young newcomer LaRaine Evans at a recent Hollywood party." Laurie tried to be glad that Rian and LaRaine were together again, but she couldn't forget how his dark eyes ...
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"You are still legally my wife," Rad pointed out bluntly. "All I'm asking is that you resume those duties once more." Lainie stared at him. What a fool she had been not to accept his previous offer. But that refusal had been dictated by her pride, and now need had replaced pride. What frighte...
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"Sometimes it can be like that between two people," Rob said calmly. Cathie's eyes glittered with anger as she studied the man standing so arrogantly over her--Rob Douglas, new owner of the home so precious to her. After turning her world upside down and making all her firmly held beliefs van...
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"Why don't you just admit you're homesick for the excitement of city life and stop trying to kid both of us?" Lije snapped. "I told you even before the subject of marriage was brought up how much this ranch meant to me. I love you, Diana, but I would never give it up, even for you." Diana had to...
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"You've taken the world on your shoulders." Zachary's voice was a soft, caressing whisper that was oddly soothing and hypnotic. "You've made Chris your sole responsibility and refuse help from everyone. Haven't you ever wanted anyone to take care of you?" As much as she wanted to, Alison couldn'...
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"Don't you want to tell me how much you love and adore me and how you can hardly wait to marry me?" Coley asked mockingly.' "I was so looking forward to that part." Even though her own heart was breaking, she could still derive pleasure watching the angry scowl on Jason's face. How upsetting...
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Surely heartbreak doesn't last forever, Casey thought. It was ironic, actually, because Casey hadn't wanted Flint McCallister to manage the ranch at all. Her hostility had been open. Now, here she was contemplating a world without him as if it were the end of time. For Flint had made it perfe...
Stacy needed time to adjust Stacy's world collapsed with the death of her father. She had to sort herself out; decide what she wanted to do with her life. The secluded cabin in a Texas valley seemed a perfect place to think. But when Stacy met the arrogant rancher, Cord Harris, all her hopes of p...