Harlequin Romance - 2759
She felt an affinity with the brides of the past Condor de Vivaz welcomed Abbey Temple to his Valley D'Oro home in the Amazon with a warning: "I'm even harder to fool than your erstwhile fiance, who deserves to be congratulated for his escape from a selfish charmer." The family fortune had be...
Harlequin Romance - 2694
She represented a noble investment Lady Morva Eden was living proof the aristocracy's breeding program still existed. Once her family realized her brother's illegitimacy would cost them their nobility, they naturally turned to Morva. And so for a price -- the ancestral home for her grandmothe...
Harlequin Romance - 2615
Petra paid dearly for her brother's freedom Stelios Heracles was one of the most powerful officials in the Cypriot government. Without his help, Petra's brother would surely end up in a Cyprus jail. Out of desperation, Petra agreed to a bargain -- a loveless marriage to Stelios in return for ...
Harlequin Romance - 2584
Bon gre, mal gre -- Whether we like it or not! Lucien's arrogant ancestral motto echoed in Cherry's mind. Enmeshed in a glittering jet-set world and hotly pursued by the playboy duke, she trembled in angelic innocence. Lucien had introduced her to her secret self. His caresses evoked in her a...
Harlequin Romance - 2561
She had a quest, and nothing would stop her High in the Andalusian mountains, Frances sought information on the rare Spanish imperial eagle. Finishing her late father's book was all-important. Another kind of predator, however, thwarted her attempts--El Conde, who abducted France for a purpos...
Harlequin Romance - 2553
"An oil rig is no place for a woman!" Leon Casson resented Catriona's presence in the all-male environment of an oil-drilling operation. Thank goodness the decision to fire her was not his to make! The ruthless domineering Texan oil boss was not a man to accept defeat, and Catriona anticipate...
Harlequin Romance - 2513
But love was only a romantic dream Tarini Brown was just twenty and had never really begun to live. Now, holidaying in the romantic alpine principality of Liechtenstein, she hoped her chance had come! The tiny country was captivating, and she lost no time falling in love with it--and with one...
Harlequin Presents - 532
The English dove would be the bait Sicily, the home of her forefathers--and the home of the vendetta! Rosalba Rossi had no idea how vengefully the two were entwined. Then Silvatore Diavolo presented himself. The hatred between their families had erupted before either Rosalba or Silvatore was ...
Harlequin Romance - 2487
Could she really marry Colt Kielder? The very idea was repulsive to Rowan, but when her brother unexpectedly sold their home, Falstone Castle, to hated Scotsman Colt Kielder, Rowan had to do something to retain her rightful heritage. "Some battles are fought with d irk and sword; others with ...
Harlequin Romance - 2464
Never again would she dance on stage Birdie's career as a ballerina was over, ruined by a fluke accident. Reeling from the shock, she let sympathetic friends lure her to the island of Menorca for a rest. It was there that Birdie met the Conde, a man who was the antithesis of all she knew--and...
Harlequin Romance - 2445
Here today and gone tomorrow Winning the lottery was like a . miracle to Jade! From long hours working in a factory, she suddenly found herself happily en route to sunny Portugal. Yet not in her wildest dreams about her holiday had she ever expected to meet someone as handsome and prestigious...
Harlequin Romance - 2428
Lynx-eyed, he looked more devil than man That was Rebel Storm's first--and lasting--impression of Luiz Manchete, self-appointed king of the Amazon jungle. Appropriately, the natives called him Curupira, the wild man. Rebel wanted to do anthropological research in the heart of the jungle--a ve...
Harlequin Presents - 438
Angie didn't know all the facts! When her sister, Cilla, decided not to marry Terzan Helios after all, Angie was persuaded tog o to his Greek island to break the news. Cilla had described Terzan as "sinfully wealthy and wickedly attractive. " But she had neglected to tell Angie one thing--Ter...
Harlequin Romance - 2369
Claire regarded him as an uncouth savage No one as poised and elegant as Claire Foxdale could be expected to put up with Rolf Ramsey! Like one of his adventurous ancestors, Rolf was a man of the Canadian wilderness. When circumstances demanded that they marry, Claire's contempt was boundless....
Harlequin Romance - 2332
It was the answer to their dreams! Chantal and her brother could hardly believe their luck when they inherited from their grandmother prosperous vineyards in France. But the legacy was not lovingly given--their unknown grand"mere had disowned them long ago. Only a quirk of fate brought this g...
Masquerade - 25
"Send you on such a mission? Never!" The laird's vehement refusal of Elizabeth's request to execute a dangerous journey into England made the girl more determined than ever. Impatiently she snapped, "Only a woman could succeed; a man would be arrested on sight. You have no choice!" At last, relucta...
Harlequin Romance - 2264
She'd been caught in her own trap! Tara had never intended to actually marry the Most Noble Baron Falcon Falzon of Malta. He had treated her younger sister, Aithne, shamefully when she was there on holiday, and Tara had devised a suitable form of revenge. She would make him want to marry her,...
Harlequin Romance - 2235
"You must not fall in love with me!" Marc Blais's warning annoyed Dove, especially as he added, "However much you are tempted." Of all the vain, conceited men, she thought indignantly. She was in the Middle East to look after Sheik Rahma's children, not to entice the tough ex-Legionnaire in c...
Harlequin Romance - 2152
"Then you must agree to be my bridegroom !" Jo Domini's impulsive behavior finally led her into trouble. It wasn't enough that she had insulted the Conte Leandro Tempera, aggravated her father and frustrated her sister who wished to marry. Now, she had lashed out in despair at the Italian cus...
Harlequin Romance - 2096
Once back at her job in Brussels, Helen told herself, she'd be able to forget the barbaric Scotsman who had stripped her entire being of dignity. And to think she had once imagined herself in love with him! To spend a lifetime with a man as impossible as Damon Murray, a woman would need to be in...
Harlequin Romance - 2052
Stranded in Madeira, Samantha found herself under the protection -- and, far more annoyingly, under the thumb-- of the lordly Joao Goncalves Zarco, the local lord of all he surveyed. The situation came to a head when he announced that she must marry him. One half of her wanted to agree; the other h...
Harlequin Presents - 158
"Like it or not, you will become my wife," Adam promised grimly. "Either willingly or unwillingly; the choice is yours. But if you decide to fight me, don't forget I won't be the first Fox to capture a Maxwell woman by force!" Not this Maxwell woman, Tammy thought. But her curiosity was aroused....
Harlequin Romance - 1957
Serena was almost desperate when she answered an advertisement that offered "lifelong security" to the successful applicant. It was a move that was to take her to far-off Chile, to a husband she had never met --and to what else?...
Harlequin Presents - 128
Elise had been loyal and loving for years; it was going to be hard to break the habit now. "You don't owe me a thing!" she assured Jacques. "But I can see now all these years my mind has been occupied only with thoughts of you. It left me no time to think of anyone else. I've been a fool!" Bu...
Harlequin Romance - 1939
"Women aren't welcome at Danes' Dyke," the inscrutable Thor Halden told Raine; nevertheless circumstances forced him to take her under his roof and to persuade her to masquerade as his wife for a time. Even before she found herself falling in love with him, it was a difficult situation for Raine...
Harlequin Presents - 118
As if she were involved in a miming play, Marielle watched the two groups clowning and bargaining --gold coins being offered, scorned, accepted.... Only afterward did she learn that she had participated in a Romany wedding. Now, Marielle Moore was a Romany wife obliged to obey her husband--Rom B...
Harlequin Presents - 101
Lucille Lamb had plenty to put up with in her job as secretary to the film star, Shani Sharon, but she had deliberately chosen the job knowing it would give her opportunities to travel and to experience the glamorous world of films. What she hadn't bargained for was that it would also bring her ...
Harlequin Presents - 62
It had been a dreadful shock to Caroline when her sister disappeared, leaving her baby with Caroline, but she vowed to herself she would do the best she could for the infant. So when the baby's uncle, Domenico Vicari, appeared, with an offer to marry Caroline and give the child a home and securi...
Harlequin Presents - 58
The celebrated explorer Ramon Vegas had been given the nickname "Caramuru" -- Man of Fire -- by the Brazilian natives, and that, said Tina Donnelly's botanist aunt, was exactly what legend had him to be -- a truly volcanic personality. "I'm absolutely thrilled at the idea of joining him on his late...
Harlequin Romance - 1776
Many English girls go to Majorca for their holiday in the secret hope of meeting romance. Hazel Brown went there and found a husband. But she was not so romantically lucky as she appeared to be -- for Hazel's was a husband with a difference . . ....
Harlequin Romance - 1676
"An Irishman should never be trusted." That had been drummed into Georgina all her life by her mother and her grandmother before her--and Georgina had never had any reason to doubt the truth of it. So what was she doing, getting engaged to Lian Ardulian, Chief of the whole Irish clan of Ardulian...
Harlequin Romance - 1645
Sara's life had been a precarious one, touring the world with her grandfather, who lived on his wits to support them both. It was a way of life which was to have far-reaching consequences for Sara. Once it would have seemed preposterous that she would become a "Bride of the Rif" with such weddin...
Harlequin Romance - 1611
Fleur had married Alain because she loved him -- not, as he thought, either because he was blind and she felt sorry for him, or because he was rich and her motives were completely mercenary. But how could she ever convince him of the truth?...