Margaret Pargeter


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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1998

    Miranda knew better than to protest at Brett Deakin's high-handed manner. The less she said, she decided grimly, the sooner this ridiculous charade might be over. Sooner rather than later he was going to tire of wasting both his time and his pity on ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1986

    When Richard Kingsley arrived unexpectedly at the house that had been her home, Christine was caught at a disadvantage. However, he agreed to keep her on as housekeeper, for a trial period and she soon proved herself capable of the job. But she could...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1986

    Harlequin Presents - 861

    Could she deceive a man like him? Paula had to get close to Luke Armstrong and persuade him to sell his Caribbean island. That way the prospective buyers would write off her mortgage. And Luke would be well paid. But Paula neglected some of the...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1986

    When Lisa faced Alex Andreas across his desk she trembled. Never had she met a man who exuded such ruthless power. He had the reputation of always getting what he wanted, and he wanted the Greek island Lisa had inherited from her dead husband and whi...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1985

    Harlequin Presents - 845

    He was obsessively wary of love and marriage Slade Western was arrogant and overbearing, bent on having his own way. Passion seemed to be the only emotion he understood--that and possessiveness. Lee had always wanted a home and a man willing to...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1985

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1985

    Harlequin Presents - 821

    To Sherry love was priceless Sherry agreed with her abrasive Outback neighbor, Scott Brady, that marriage between her brother and his sister would be unwise because of their extreme financial differences. But she resented Scott's arrogant assum...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1985

    Harlequin Presents - 813

    Victim of love--or captive of fate? On her lunch hour, Macy Cordon, a textile designer in Manchester, encountered a stranger She was drawn to him immediately by a force she couldn't resist. In his arms she found respite from the shame of having sol...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1985

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1985

    Harlequin Presents - 788

    Her defenses were hopelessly inadequate Not since the morning of her nineteenth birthday, when Tony had failed to turn up for their wedding, had Neale felt so disturbed by a man. Her boss, luxury-hotel developer Lawton Baillie, was even more in...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1984

    Ever since his fiancee Petula Hogan had walked out on him to marry someone else, Carl Elliott had been a changed man, bitter and suspicious of all women - and Gail, who had loved him for years, was very worried about him. Nevertheless, had she done t...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1984

    Harlequin Romance - 2613

    If only she could recover her memory! When Jane awoke in the hospital after the plane crash, she had no recollection of her previous life. That included her marriage to Colin Denyer, who had died in the crash. But his forceful brother, Paul, ob...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1984

    Harlequin Presents - 660

    Julia's was a passionate nature A devastating warmth surged between Julia and her self-appointed guardian, Guy Guerard, the first time they met. Inexperienced in love, Julia let Guy take her to his estate in France, where she was paraded in virgin...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 653

    His love had turned to blistering hate! Helen was sure her father's new partner, Stein Maddison, was nothing but a fortune hunter, out for what he could get from the old man. Stein had even pursued Helen, and she could see why--if he married he...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 638

    He wanted her for all the wrong reasons For two years Eden had pined away for Vern Lomax, knowing full well she could never regain his love. From the first time they'd met Eden had responded to him with such deliberate passion it surprised them...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 620

    Suddenly she was aware of herself as a woman Nik Demetrious hadn't turned out to be the domineering ill-tempered man Vicky had expected to work for when she was appointed the Greek shipping tycoon's personal assistant. Just why she'd been singled ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 595

    "Falling in love happens to us all." Kim had forgotten her mother's words until she met handsome rancher Garrick Lang. No one before him had ever left her breathless, imagining pleasures yet to be discovered. It seemed fate had prompted Kim's u...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 588

    Sari had only herself to blame She'd known what kind of man Brent Holding was. Hadn't he warned her that lasting relationships did not interest him? "I dislike ties of any kind," the handsome sophisticate had told her when they first met. Bu...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 580

    "I'll marry you instead," he told her Rick Conway would go to any lengths to get his revenge on Emma's beautiful but faithless cousin. And though Emma was thunderstruck and offended at his cold proposal, she soon overcame her scruples. It would...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1983

    Harlequin Presents - 572

    What made her so aware of this man? Even when they'd been strangers Alana had known there was something tangible between her and Guy. It frightened and fascinated her, and while she was grateful for his help in paving her way in a new city, she da...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1982

    Harlequin Presents - 548

    They brought out the worst in each other Zoe had known Reece Macadam since she was a child. He had provided comfort and encouragement and taught her about the sea and sailing--but damned if he was going to run her life now! She considered his t...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1982

    Harlequin Presents - 540

    You could run, but you couldn't hide... Linsey had fled four years earlier, after she'd caught her husband in the arms of another woman. So their son Sean had been born without Jarvis Parradine's knowing anything about him. And when Jarvis unex...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1982

    Harlequin Presents - 523

    When did love turn to vengeful hate? Young Gina hero-worshipped Quentin Hurst, but to him she was just a child, a dirty tomboy who helped in his stables with the horses. His frequent snide remarks had been cruel, but she'd always forgiven him. ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1982

    Harlequin Presents - 503

    She wouldn't bend to his proud demands From the moment Selena literally bumped into brilliant film director Max Heger, she was drawn into a dangerous courtship--one she desperately tried to escape. She wanted no part of Max's glittering, artificia...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1982

    Harlequin Romance - 2475

    He would never love someone like her! They met accidentally--total strangers, but sparks of awareness and antagonism flew between them. It was later, under very different circumstances, that Gay discovered him to be Luke Ashley, the self-made m...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1981

    Harlequin Presents - 453

    Their separation had solved nothing Vicki's husband, Wade, had thrown her out four years earlier and told her never to return. But now he'd turned up again--and he wanted her and their little son, Graham, back on his Australian cattle station. ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1981

    Harlequin Romance - 2422

    "Do you realize what you're turning down?" Chase Marshall's question was arrogant. He obviously thought that just because he was rich and handsome no girl in her right mind could refuse to marry him. But Alex had struggled against a matchmaking...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1981

    Harlequin Romance - 2416

    The battered sign changed her life "Housekeeper wanted," Thea read, amused. Who would want such a job in the middle of the Scottish wilds? Yet, surprisingly, Thea soon found herself running the household at Drumlarig and nursing its surly owner, ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1981

    Harlequin Romance - 2409

    It was all like a horrible dream! Julie had received a proposal--but it wasn't the one she'd been hoping for. Brad's intentions were clear. "I want you so much, Julie. Come and live with me in London, be my mistress." Julie felt torn apart. ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1981

    Harlequin Presents - 431

    She was victim of a man seeking revenge Kurt d'Estier, a powerful sheikh, controlled the Martin family fortune. So when Colin Martin ran off with Kurt's fiancee, disaster threatened. Kurt needed pacifying, and Maxine, the family's secretary, was s...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1980

    Harlequin Romance - 2375

    Sloan thought she was a cheap seductress! Stacy Weldon had been through a bad experience that had shaken her faith in men. What she didn't need right now was to contend with the antagonistic Sloan Maddison. She had agreed to help his mother ref...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1980

    Harlequin Romance - 2350

    The trip was foolish right from the start Tara Curtiss, traveling to Greece, sincerely regretted that she'd promised her journalist brother Jonathan to help him get a story on pop star Greg Golden. Greg was rumored to be the houseguest of Damon...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1980

    Harlequin Presents - 366

    The future held no bright prospects Melissa's wealthy cousin Helen tried to pressure her into a loveless marriage, so Melissa fled back to her Cornish home. There she found that the small market garden business leased by her mother and stepfath...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2296

    "Pretend to be his fiancee! I couldn't!" Sandra was shocked at the suggestion. And yet penniless and out of work with no one to turn to, she finally, reluctantly, agreed to her cousin's crazy scheme. She and Stein had never been demonstrative, ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2284

    Sara vowed she would not be hurt again Sara had been horrified when she learned that her new boss was to be Mark Fenwick. Now she listened to him anxiously. "I thought every trace of the old Sara was gone," he said enigmatically, "until I saw t...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2260

    Could she cope with her new way of life? Tanya's life on the beautiful South Pacific island had been idyllic until her father had died. Then, her neighbor, Luke Harrison, had high-handedly taken charge of her. Luke saw al I women as cast from t...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2241

    It was the perfect solution for them Or so it had seemed to Petra. Left penniless, with a young brother to look after, she decided to look up a distant cousin in Canada and make their home with him. She had never met Neil Cameron, but she was s...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2227

    There was no hope. The rumor was true! Desperation flooded over Lucinda. Bruce Lamont's confirmed intention to convert his castle into a hotel spelled financial ruin for her. For three years she'd worked hard to establish her own little Scottis...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2211

    It was written in the desert stars... You can't keep me here as your prisoner!" Rosalind's voice was husky with alarm. Sidi Armel ben Yussef had saved her from death at the hands of an unscrupulous band of desert barbarians. What would he expect i...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2193

    If she'd only known how it would end.... Unhappily, Maxine agreed to her stepfather's plan. Only her sense of debt to him had persuaded her. With a fatalistic sense of disaster, she set out to charm Nick Reming out of his interest in the land h...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2183

    "Grant, how well did I know you?" Liza waited anxiously for his answer. She couldn't remember Grant Latham--or anything else. She had been told that she'd had an accident; that there had been a fire; and that she had worked for Grant Latham-- n...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2168

    Maxwell was smart, she must be smarter! Admittedly, Alexa arrived at the Scottish Highlands croft without much previous information. But she had heard about Fergus. Fergus had helped her cousin Angus, who had left her his home. But the proud, v...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2140

    "Have you any proof of your identity?" The question astounded Eve Reston. She hadn't wanted to come to the Camargue in the first place. Now Raoul DuBare's hostile reception was the last straw. Eve was determined to see her late cousin's baby a...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1977

    Harlequin Romance - 2112

    For years Celia had longed to meet someone special, one particular man she could love to distraction. But... Guy Ryland? Guy Ryland--the man who had bought out her father, who had forced her to leave home, whom she had hated for so long. She wo...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1977

    Harlequin Romance - 2058

    When an old friend asked Jan to go to Barbados to see what his nephew, Earl Elton, was up to, she could hardly refuse. But Earl neatly turned the tables on her. He became deeply suspicious of her activities! What with that, and falling in love ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1976

    Harlequin Romance - 2022

    After a serious family quarrel, Amanda felt the need to get away quickly. But her flight led to great difficulties when she found herself snowbound in the middle of Dartmoor with a disconcerting stranger named Jason Meade. Out of the frying pan and ....

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1976

    Harlequin Presents - 145

    "I would just like to make it quite clear," Simon smiled grimly, "that I am not running a charity. I expect to be fully rewarded for what I do, and don't you forget it, my dear Liza." His words rang in Liza's ears. This man was devious. Her eyes s...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1976

    Harlequin Romance - 1973

    Obeying her mother's last request, Sue planned to go to Scotland and deliver a letter to a man she had never heard of. She felt she must go. But more than one surprise awaited her at the end of the journey: the father she had believed dead -- and ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1976

    Harlequin Romance - 1951

    The advertisement for a Girl Friday seemed just the job Jane was looking for-with a chance to work in the wild border country of Northumberland and train for a riding school of her own. Without hesitation, she started off to apply for a position at...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1975

    Harlequin Romance - 1899

    When Sara decided to get away from it all and take a job in the Scottish Hebrides, she looked forward to a complete change from the city life to which she was accustomed. Her new employer, the disconcerting Hugh Fraser, was certainly very differen...

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