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 an ungrateful, crippled girl, and she would be th...
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 couldn't understand why such a hard man as Richard, wi...
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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 details. She planned to escape before things wen...
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 which she needed as a retreat from the world that ha...
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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 share a lifetime commitment, but Slade had alway...
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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 assumption that Sherry and her brother were heartlessl...
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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 sold out her employer, albeit for motives that were ...
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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 intimidating on board his yacht in the Caribbean th...
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 the right thing in agreeing to marry him? It was o...
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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, obviously knew enough about her to dislike her as s...
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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 virginal white before some of the country's most eligib...
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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 her, he'd inherit the whole business someday. Sh...
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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 both. But circumstances had conspired against th...
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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 out for promotion puzzled and confused her. An...
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"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 uncle to send her an airline ticket and an invitat...
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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. But still Sari fell in love with him. She tried to ...
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"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 be a temporary arrangement, Rick claimed, and it...
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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 dared not let down her defenses. As a nightclub ...
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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 taste in women terrible--and it came as a shock to...
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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 unexpectedly strode into her life again, Linsey knew ...
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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. Except for the cruelest cut of all--his smiling i...
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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, artificial world--no matter how much she wanted the man hi...
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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 millionaire. And if their first encounter seemed s...
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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. Wade had married her only to spite his grandfathe...
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"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 mother for the right to lead her own life. And t...
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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, Logan Murray. When in the delirium of illness, Lo...
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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. To accept his offer meant giving up all her princ...
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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 sent to Morocco to do it. Unfortunately, Kurt i...
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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 refurnish their home, however, and she would stick t...
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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 Voulgaris, a fascinating but forbidding Greek mi...
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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 stepfather had declined during her six absent years. Now ...
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"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, Alexandra explained, and now that he was blind fr...
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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 the nervous flutter of your lashes. I recognize th...
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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 the same mold--that of his ex-wife. Tanya resented...
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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 sure that the lonely old bachelor would be delight...
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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 Scottish Highlands hotel -- now this arrogant man was wa...
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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 in return? "In my own way I shall extract all t...
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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 her stepfather wanted. Her first meeting with t...
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"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-- nothing else. Grant had said he felt indirectly...
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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, vital man she met there bore no resemblance to the...
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"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 and report back to her aunt and uncle. She prepare...
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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 wondered what he'd meant when he said, "It won't ma...
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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 with him, Jan had more than enough on her hands!...
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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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"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 sparkled with angry resentment but she couldn't af...
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 his formidable partner, Meric Findlay....
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 High Litton; but the owner, Karl Grierson, was n...
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 different from any man she had ever met before!...