SHE'D LEFT HER HEART IN WILLOW VALLEY Laurel Windsong had thought leaving Willow Valley -- and her first love, Ben Skeeter -- would be the hardest thing she'd ever done. But returning home ten years later proved much more difficult. Rumors swirled around the small town about why she'd come ho...
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HIS LAWFULLY BEDDED BRIDE... Wedding planner Maggie Jenkins did not want to marry.... Well, she did, but when it came to matrimony, she was jinxed. Any time a Jenkins fell in love, she endured heartbreak. Saying "I do" was not in her future -- except to help plan a family wedding for businessman...
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Before Joey, his culinary repertoire was comprised of bad scrambled eggs, his spare bedrooms gathered dust and the master bedroom seemed destined to remain mistress-less. But when his nephew became his 24/7 responsibility literally overnight, Mark Chandler knew things had to change. And he needed h...
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Years have gone by, but I've never forgotten David Westport. His skill on the playing field -- his star quality -- was legendary. However, his heart belonged to a girl named Sandra. It was too bad they dropped out before graduation to become parents, yet they appeared to have built a good life. But...
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Nevada Assistant D.A. Jesse Burke loved his parents enough to give up his career -- and his dreams -- to help run the family ranch. But then his parents are killed in a car accident. And Jesse discovers he isn't their son at all.... Jesse heads for California and reunites with his true parents, ...
AND DADDY MAKES FIVE Every woman at the Fuzzy Bunny Day Care Center secretly longed for handsome David Montgomery to look their way. But there was only one female in the single dad's life -- his little girl, Sarah Ann -- until he lost his memory in an accident and winsome mother of two Patty Clar...
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Subject: Rugged computer programmer Harrison Parker Family History: Handsome widower/single father hired to help the Extraordinary Five siblings Deepest Secret: Protecting his true feelings for a woman who could turn his mind from business to pleasure Time was of the essence and Harrison P...
FIRST COMES TWINS...THEN COMES MARRIAGE? Caitlin Cunningham was about to make the most heart-wrenching decision of her life. Thanks to a bureaucratic mix-up at the Chinese orphanage, this fiercely independent single mom had to choose between two orphaned sisters. The situation seemed hopeless. U...
She'd do anything to save her son . . . He Was Her Last Chance . . . For her son, Glynis Hamilton would do anything -- even confront the man who'd broken her heart years before. Once Glynis had loved Cort McBride, but, consumed by ambition, he'd left town without ever learning of the child they'd ...
A powerful man is murdered in his home, and not even his wealth and privilege can hide the trail of scandal he left behind. A scandal that is about to be unmasked by Chicago's top agencies.... Reunited over a corpse, forensics detective Josh Benton and medical examiner Maggie Sutter discovered...
COURTING CAROLYN... Adoption specialist Carolyn St. John had given up on ever holding her own baby. For Carolyn knew the handicap that distanced her from others barred a future for her and any man. And then she met Ryan Sharpe.... The architect was blatantly masculine, sexy and...downright irresi...
THE SINGLE MOM AND THE SEXY M.D. Mark Maxwell, now standing before his childhood sweetheart Emily MacAllister, was a drop-dead-handsome, successful doctor. Certainly no match for a single mom with twenty pounds to lose and clothing that resembled a walking rummage sale. A woman who lacked the co...
Born a triplet -- and eternally uncertain of her individual identity -- Alice MacAllister avoided family gatherings like the plague. Until duty demanded she attend a two-week wedding party, complete with visiting royalty. There, Alice met handsome, irreverent royal Brent Bardow, who tickled her ...
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MRS. MARSHALL...AGAIN? The stranger at her door swore he was family, brother to the man who'd broken her heart and left her pregnant with twins. Before long, Uncle Mack had won her daughters' affection...and made Heather feel like a woman. But experience had taught her that to love was to lose, an...
Determined to foil the town matchmakers, Lindsey Patterson and Cable Montana agreed to act as lovers. And happily, the casseroles, cookies, "courtesy" visits and phone calls stopped coming. But they hadn't foreseen their plan's glaring glitch: falling for each other. Their passion was genuine, ...
HER BEST FRIEND'S BABY When she needed a strong shoulder, a sounding board, or a champion, he was the man for the job. The bond of friendship between Richard MacAllister and Brenda Henderson was unbreachable. Then they shared one night together. Weeks later, Brenda discovered she was expecting. ...
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"Hello, Father. I'm your bastard son." His whole life, Andrew Malone had been programmed to hate the man who'd abandoned his pregnant mother. But now, watching Robert MacAllister clutch his chest and crumple to the ground, Andrew felt compassion...and guilt. And an overwhelming need to be part of ...
ANOTHER MacALLISTER BLESSING? He was just passing through town, when his life changed forever. Jack MacAllister, tried-and-true bachelor, suddenly found himself a little boy's #1 daddy pick. But the adorable tyke's single mom didn't seem as sold... and Jack sensed she was keeping secrets. But...
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FATHER... John Colton had searched a lifetime for the sense of belonging he'd never had. And now a secret son signaled the end of his elusive pursuit. LOVER... But what of Laura Bishop, the sensitive beauty who'd also entered his world, penetrating his barriers with no more than a willin...
DR. GALAHAD She'd awakened to find mesmerizing dark eyes regarding her with concern, and strong, sheltering arms quick to comfort. This man was her hero, her healer and a complete stranger. Just as she was to herself! She could remember nothing. Not her name. Nor where she called home. H...
SINCLAIR's SLEEPING BEAUTY Janice Jennings refused to be any man's "trophy" ever again. So she hid behind drab duds and thick glasses. And the camouflage worked. Not one man looked beneath the surface to discover the woman inside. Until Mr. Sinclair came along.... Taylor Sinclair was soph...
TURNABOUT IS FAIR PLAY.... Marriage and babies weren't what Andrea Cunningham wanted--but Brandon Hamilton was. The gregarious hotel owner had a head for business, a body for loving...and a heart as warm and welcoming as his strong embrace. Like Andrea, he knew two weeks was too little time to u...
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SOMETHING ABOUT JOE... Tall, dark ...and arrogant--that was Polly Chapman's first impression of Joe Dillon. But then she took a closer look. Born with a sterling-silver spoon in his mouth, Joe chose instead to live modestly among the inner-city kids he taught ...and took under his broad, protect...
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THE WRANGLER, THE RICH GIRL AND THE MISSING BRIDE-TO-BE Man-of-the-land Max Carter didn't care for the pampered princess who came searching for her brother's intended bride. Besides, he didn't know where his cousin Sabrina was. But when socialite Josie Wentworth fell and got amnesia, he suddenly...
When a man and woman marry, they create dreams of a lifetime together and share the hope that their house will be filled with the proof of their love--in the laughter of their children. But the path to motherhood isn't always an easy one... . It will take a special kind of man and woman, and a s...
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THE MAN WHO STOLE HER HEART Dana Bailey was a woman on the run, and romance was the last thing on her mind. But when her great escape led her into Detective Kurt Noble's arms, she was torn. Whitehorn's sexiest lawman could cost Dana her freedom if he ever found out her secret -- and yet he'd ...
TEXAS BABY When Margaret Madison cuddled little Alison in her arms, she knew she wanted to be this needy child's mother. It didn't matter that she'd just turned forty-six. It didn't matter that she'd just married off her other "baby." But is did matter that she'd just fallen in love with th...
THE WIFE HUNT Glory Carson couldn't believe she'd actually agreed to sexy Texan Bram Bishop's unorthodox proposition. For two weeks she would "act" as Bram's wife so the determined wanna-be groom could learn the husband ropes and lasso himself a real bride. Glory herself had no intention of ever...
CITY GIRL MEETS TEXAS RANCHER Reporter Amy Madison had one week to interview honest-to-goodness Texas rancher Blue Bishop. Unfortunately, the ornery cowboy wasn't what she expected. At first he seemed to resent her probing questions, then he began asking his own...and all involved marriage--and ...
MR. FEBRUARY NAME: Tux Bishop GAME: Private Investigator AIM: Find a suitable wife and settle down DAME: Not woman-in-jeopardy Nancy Shatner! Tux can't explain how he knows trouble is stalking a beautiful stranger. He just knows. He figures he must be destined to protect the unwilling Nan...
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THE MAN ON THE BEDROOM FLOOR . . . was straight out of Kathy Maxwell's dream. But she could only stare at the lone Apache, wearing nothing but formfitting buckskins and a scowl, who rose to stand at the foot of her bed. "I am Dakota," he said. "Why have you brought me to this strange place?" Ka...
BABY-TO-BE The matchmaking MacAllisters were at it again! And they'd targeted confirmed bachelor Ted Sharpe... Heck, the macho cop had merely befriended his needy new neighbor, pretty--pregnant-- Hannah Johnson. He'd simply brought her a crib and a kitten, a dollhouse and daffodils. But did t...
THE BABY WAGER Sure, her best friend's brother was drop-dead gorgeous. But as long as Deedee Hamilton had known him, ex-cop Ryan MacAllister was also oddly aloof. So the matchmaking MacAllister clan might be wagering on Cupid, but Deedee knew better. No way would dangerously sexy Ryan ever woo a...
MR. NOVEMBER Name: Forrest MacAllister -- confirmed bachelor / family man Marital Status: single (but who needed a wife with all the MacAllister babies around?) Honors: MacAllister family Baby Bet Champion The most important thing in Forrest's busy life was his family and their quirky tradi...
In AMBER, SING SOFTLY, Joan takes us back to the Texas of 1875. Amber Prescott is a frontierswoman struggling to keep her homestead and family together, and the last thing she needs is a wounded gunslinger on her doorstep. Drifter Logan Wade knows he doesn't deserve Amber. But when she sets out to ...
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DREW--Too Ruggedly Handsome for Any Woman's Peace of Mind... He'd never met a woman at gunpoint before, but when the tall beauty holding a shotgun ordered him to leave her mountain, Drew Sloan decided he wasn't going anywhere! Memory Lawson was feisty, angry, and edgy about having her sanctuar...
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TONY -- HIS VOICE COULD MAKE THE CLOTHES SLITHER OFF HER BODY.... Tony Murretti knew exactly what he wanted when he hired Mercy Sloan to design the grounds of his new home -- but he never expected what he got: a spellbinding redhead who made him lose control! Mercy told herself it would be str...
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A Drop-Dead Gorgeous Dreamboat... Pierce Anderson figured he had to be hallucinating-why else was a woman-sized chicken begging him to unzip her? But when a dream girl emerged from the feathers with the bluest eyes and sweetest smile he'd ever seen, he knew the fever he felt had nothing to do wi...
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The Impossibly Gorgeous Stuffed Shirt... Robert Stone expected the worst when his widowed mother told him she was staying in Tucson with a "friend" instead of returning to New York--had this lonely, wealthy woman been suckered by a con artist? Robert arrived at Winter Holt's craft shop like a w...
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Chism Talbert had loved her first, and best - but he had broken her heart. He was the caretaker's handsome son. She was Minta Westerly, the privileged girl who'd surrendered to him one starry summer night - then been abandoned when he abruptly left town. Now she was back in the big house where she'...
The Sinfully Gorgeous Detective... It was an unusual assignment John-Trevor Payton had agreed to handle for wealthy, eccentric Colonel Blackstone: find and get to know Paisley Kane, the man's daughter by a beautiful Frenchwoman who'd been too much of a free spirit to marry him so long ago! The c...
Her Man of the Mist... In the foggy cocoon of night, Alida Hunter bared her soul to a mysterious stranger on a shadowy beach, then surrendered her body and her heart-but ran away without ever learning his name! The rugged man with summer-sky eyes had made her feel alive again after months of gri...
The Sexy Beast of the Beach... James-Steven Payton was built like a dream, handsome beyond belief-and he was Dr. Maggie O'Leary's new neighbor! But when the gorgeous hunk climbed through her window to invite her to a party, Maggie was convinced that the man was a flake... a free spirit, elusive...
The Brash Baby Doctor... Handsome pediatrician Preston Harper wanted a baby, but not a wife--until delicious, distracting Dinah Bradshaw appeared in his office carrying Jenny, the child who'd made her an instant mom! He'd carefully mapped out his busy life, and thought with a nanny's help he could...
Men just didn't enter the door of Amnity Ames's crafts shop -- especially not breathtakingly handsome hunks like Tander Ellis! He made her stomach flutter, her mouth water, and her heart tap dance like Fred Astaire. Tander told Amnity he'd decided to try needlepoint as therapy while his knee heal...
Katha Logan threw herself into Vince Santini's arms, determined to rescue the rugged ex-cop from the throng of reporters outside city hall. Vince enjoyed being kidnapped by this lovely and enchanting nut who drove like a madwoman and intrigued him with her story of a crime he just had to investiga...
She was blonde, beautiful, and had the longest legs he'd ever seen, but was Dr. Joy Barlow really good for what ailed architect Declan Harris? He'd been working night and day since his partner had died in an accident, and now this psychologist was pleading with him to change his life, trade his asp...
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Bliss Barton woke up with her first hangover -- and a half-naked hunk in her bed! Giving her s smile that would melt icebergs, Dutton McHugh found Bliss enchanting, a sleep-rumpled beauty with a halo of auburn curls -- and a feisty temper only he could ignite! Was Dutton a bad dream or an early Chr...
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Holly Chambers was beautiful... but she appeared to be dead! Justin Hope was shocked at the sight of bodies lying everywhere. What disaster had befallen the pretty Wisconsin town, and how could he help the lovely woman lying on the grass before him? When mouth-to-mouth resuscitation turned into a k...
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Shep Templeton was alive! The award-winning journalist, the only man Emily Templeton had ever loved, hadn't died in the Pataguam jungle, but was coming home--only to learn his wife had divorced him. Eight months before, after a night of reckless passion, he had left for his next dangerous assignmen...
When painter Finn O'Casey discovered Liberty Shaw dusting the shelves of his favorite old bookstore, he impulsively sneaked a kiss in the stacks! With her laugh like wind chimes and the biggest brown eyes he'd ever seen, Liberty Shaw was a potent fantasy come to life -- but what was she doing in Be...
SHE DARED TO BECOME ALL THAT A WOMAN YEARNS TO BE Jake Whitaker was the movie kingdom's most brilliant and powerful producer, until his life ended in a violent car accident. Now his lovely daughter Lindsey, with her tumbling auburn hair and natural grace, must both overcome her grief and boldly ...
When ruggedly virile Nick Capoletti emerged from the shower wrapped only in a towel and a knock-em-dead smile, Pippa Pauling felt lightheaded with longing and tempted beyond resistance! No man this sinfully gorgeous had ever come to the cozy mountain lake resort where she was raising her daughter a...
Gun drawn, Jared Loring quickly entered his suite above the casino he owned-and confronted the most beautiful woman he'd ever seen. Tabor O'Casey heard the steely command in his voice, felt the potent heat of his gaze, and sensed the jeopardy in which she'd placed herself. She needed Jared's help t...
Alison Murdock tried her best to remain proper and professional, but how could she describe her unusual inheritance to the most handsome and exciting man she'd ever seen? Tucker Boone was rugged, tanned, with sky blue eyes any Texas cowboy would be proud to call his own, and then there were those k...
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When devastatingly handsome Colonel Mark Hampton flew into the snowy Montana mountains on a secret rescue mission, Eden Landry wanted to run, to hideout it was too late. He'd already cast his spell, lit a fire inside her that threatened to consume them both. Mark wanted to trust the beautiful, enig...
Everyone in Harmony, Oklahoma, called her Miss Annabella, the librarian who dressed in drab browns and resembled a sparrow, but when gorgeous blue-eyed ladykiller pilot Terry Russell heard her sultry, sexy voice, he sensed the vibrant woman underneath the prim exterior. Back for the summer after ye...
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Patrick Mullaney was a hunk of a heartbreaker, a gorgeous specimen with tanned muscles and a lethal smile -- and a bum knee that had probably ended his brilliant football career. When Lux Sherwood appeared at his door almost hidden behind a six-foot-tall teddy bear, he was in a rotten mood... unti...
Ever since a brief encounter with wealthy and beautiful January St. John had left him with a broken nose, Houston Tyler couldn't get the classy lady out of his head... or heart. He had to see January again--and prove she was out of his league! Then the phone rang--and hours later Houston was on a p...
It had to be jet lag, or some crazy dream; Samuel Garter decided when he discovered adorable Austin Tyler hanging upside down from a huge hole in the ceiling over his bed! But she was deliciously real, an unlikely construction worker with silky auburn hair he longed to unbraid and spread across his...
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Fletcher McGill was back in town, and Nancy Forest was haunted by memories of the man who'd been her first love, the man who'd left her six years ago in the middle of the night, furious at her refusal to run away with him. He'd shattered her dreams, left her hurt and lonely for so long -- and now ...
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There was definitely a naked man asleep in Cassidy Cole's bathtub! With his ruggedly handsome face and "kissin' lips," Sagan Jones was a single woman's dream, and how could she resist a smoothtalking vagabond with roving hands who promised he'd stay only until his luggage caught up with him? Sagan ...
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Cabe Malone pulled the lovely auburn-haired stranger into his arms and tried to quiet her weeping. Why, the ruggedly virile man wondered, had she chosen to seek solace in the half-finished house he was building? And how had her yearning seized his heart in an instant? Before either of them sense...
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Blake Pemberton knew he had to be dreaming, or else he'd lost his mind -- there was an enchanting green-haired alien standing next to his bed! But it was Nichelle Clay who froze at the sight of the sinfully gorgeous man wrapped in one thin, rumpled sheet. In all the Wednesdays she'd come to clean...
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Petite and perky, Tricia Todd shocked herself as much as the seventeen-year-old burglar when she whipped out her nephew's water pistol and threatened to shoot him. She more than got her man-she got two men. Freddy, the felon, and Silence Walker, the sinfully handsome and thoroughly pessimistic cop,...
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Going on a husband hunt wasn't Courtney Marshall's idea of a good time, but the young widow wanted to give her two children a father, and figured that somewhere out there was a nice, reliable man who could fill the job. Then disturbingly handsome Luke Hamilton appeared at her door--and Courtney was...
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Mallory Carson's mother knew exactly what her daughter needed. a sexy, virile son of a gun in her bed! But Mallory wasn't getting anywhere finding one, so she took matters into her own hands... even enlisting the matchmaking help of the Tucson police! When Mallory met her mother's candidate--blond,...
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Pounced on by a screeching cat, then tackled by a mountain of licking dog, Hunter Emerson knew instantly that life around Brenna MacPhee would never be dull! With her mop of honey blond curls and eyes that shone with wicked humor, Brenna knocked the socks off the slightly staid hunk of a businessma...
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It was just too tempting to make architect Graham Kimble her final research subject for her dissertation, Autumn Stanton decided when she agreed to fill in as his secretary. Determined to prove that women controlled men's reactions by how they chose to appear, Autumn masqueraded as Agatha -- dowdy...
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The "Dear Ben" column should be scrapped! an incensed Chapel Barclay had written to the newspaper. Why, the man encouraged men and women to put romance in their lives at the expense of relationships based on a true meeting of the minds! But when the lovely attorney met her nemesis on a TV call-in...
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The dollhouse collection was spectacular, antique dealer Victoria Blair admitted -- worth every mile of her trip from San Francisco to Sunshine, New Mexico -- but she never expected the hostile reception rancher Sage Lawson gave her. Suspicious of her sudden appearance at his grandmother's request...
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If she'd known Jace Dalton was an Air Force test pilot, Heather Wade would never have let him near her, let alone invite him home for dinner! She'd had more than enough of men risking their lives in planes after her husband had died in a fiery crash, and she refused to get involved with another man...
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Ashley Hunt wasn't going to take her eviction notice sitting down! Whoever he was, Ryder Cantrell had no right galloping into her happy, orderly life and blowing it -- and the warehouse that was home to her plant business -- to smithereens! But when she steeled herself to confront the man, he push...
When R. J. Jenkins first saw her, Kelly Morgan stood drenched in brilliant colored light from a stained-glass window--an angel who took his breath away. But there were many sides to this special woman, he soon learned: the organized executive who'd built her wedding business from a bunch of orange ...
Jill Tinsley prized her hard-won independence, and viewed her struggle to make a go of her house painting business as a challenge that made her stronger, built character. But when, in the middle of rescuing a trapped cat, she found herself in Chip Chandler's arms, she felt for the first time how go...
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Whether revitalizing the department store empire his grandfather had founded, or relentlessly pursuing a woman he desired, Linc Reynolds wasn't afraid to break tradition or encounter resistance--he was that sure of himself! But falling in love with his cosmetics manager Barbara Drake posed an entir...
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At first they just watched each other, he from the courtyard bench, and she from her office window, until the suspense was too intriguing to resist. When wily detective work revealed to lawyer Jeff Webster that he'd spent two weeks gazing at Robin Kent of Kent's Temps, he just had to meet the lady ...
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Chelsey Star groaned when she spotted the shattered windshield of the blue Ferrari, her joy at hitting a home run suddenly evaporating. How would she ever pay for it, and how could she face its owner? When Mitch Brannon jogged over, his tanned, rugged body glistening, she froze. Then, patting her h...
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The searing summer heat stunned journalist Tracey Tate when she arrived in Texas on assignment to profile a working ranch. But it was nothing compared to the way rancher Matt Ramsey set her blood to boiling. Intimidatingly masculine and infuriatingly certain she had no business there, Matt resen...
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Filling in for a friend who needed the night off, Sheridan Todd rode the red velvet swing high above the Las Vegas casino floor. Suddenly the swing broke from its moorings -- and only the deep voice of a handsome stranger kept her from succumbing to terror... only his arms saved her from disaster....
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It was one thing to select pillows for America's number-one movie heart-throb -- and quite another to fall asleep while trying them out! Paige Cunningham blushed when her client Kellen Davis discovered his decorator in such a compromising position, but the handsome actor did his best to banish her...
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One moment writer Whitney Jordan was strolling the aisles of McNeil's Department Store, plotting the untimely demise of a soap opera heartthrob; the next, she was nearly knocked over by a real-life stunner who implored her to be his fiancee! The ailing little gray-haired aunt who'd raised him had o...
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Blaze Holland had a delicious secret identity, friends she adored, a perfectly contented life -- so when she shared a ride during a blizzard with roguish visiting professor Taylor Shay, she was definitely not looking to fall in love! There was no denying the attraction between them, though, and Bl...
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