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    Contemporary Romance

    1997

    Harvest Moon Bay - 3

    Successful New Zealander thriller writer Dane Inglethorpe is visiting Britain on an exhausting signing tour. His publisher has arranged yet another signing, this time at a famous antiques shop, Leonora's, in Surrey. Leonora is currently displaying N...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1996

    Glenorchy - 6

    Following the death of her cheating fiance, journalist Greta Mountford moves to a New Zealand sheep and deer farm, while the owner is in Europe. The return of farm owner Caleb Armstrong heralds the end of her new found peace of mind. For his presence...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1995

    Ludwigtown - 5

    Whilst in London, Eleanor Seaton and Sarah Raeburn, two sisters from New Zealand, meet Georgina Innes, who works in the genealogical section of a tourist firm. When they invite Georgina to return with them to their remote sheep station to write up th...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1995

    Challowsford - 3

    Children's writer Brodie Nicol returns to her native New Zealand to visit her old friend Una Isbister. While driving out to Una's home Brodie finds herself in the middle of a snowstorm and seeks refuge at a nearby farmhouse - only to discover that th...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1988

    Harlequin Romance - 2883

    She was known as "Letitia for Loveliness" If Nathaniel Pengelly had not so desperately needed a governess for his isolated sheep station, Letitia Greenaway knew he would never willingly have hired her--the head beautician in his father's store. In ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1986

    Harlequin Romance - 2801

    They stared at each other in dismay Rosamond recalled seeing this unknown man's disgusted face over Gaspard MacQueen's shoulder when she'd kissed him good-bye in England. Gaspard, who had loved and lost her grandmother years ago, and who'd offered...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1986

    Harlequin Romance - 2766

    It was the chance of a lifetime "Take this money and spread your wings. It's meant to bring you joy:" Aunt Amabel wanted Monique Belfield to take a break from shouldering the family burdens, to take a cruise to the other side of the world, find adve...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1985

    Harlequin Romance - 2688

    Hers was a small secret mission Juliana's father had been born and raised on the alpine sheep station of Thor's Hill, but he had left it under mysterious circumstances and never returned to New Zealand. Now, as private-duty nurse at Thor's Hill...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1984

    Harlequin Romance - 2645

    Hired by telegram -- and by mistake Valancy Adam-Smith had never even heard of novelist Godfrey Carmichael when she applied by wire for the job as his secretary. So his fury when he discovered "V. Adam-Smith" was female both startled and intrigu...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1984

    Harlequin Romance - 2622

    He was too near -- and not to be trusted Having Jonathan back in New Zealand was torture for Camilla. Five years had passed since she'd painfully broken their engagement, though she'd kept her knowledge of his dishonesty a secret. No matter how...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1984

    Veronica Blakeley's job was antiques, and when she received a letter from two old ladies somewhere up in the hills of New Zealand's South island, saying they had some for sale, she felt there might be some treasure trove, and off she went. But they h...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1983

    Harlequin Romance - 2590

    She would never marry without love! When her stepfather's death left Luenda in debt, and with three children to support, she seemed to need a miracle -- and that's just what a friend's will provided. A year free of expense on an isolated farm w...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1983

    Harlequin Romance - 2525

    Why was Conrad so hostile toward her? Once Christabel had thought he was the man with whom she'd spend her life--he had been far from indifferent to her on that brief holiday in England. Yet he had made their parting final. But it seemed their ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1982

    Harlequin Romance - 2453

    Would fate again deny her a chance at love? Maria was delighted to accompany Mrs. Jensen to New Zealand as her nursing companion. And it seemed the perfect opportunity to trace the father she'd never known. After a few glorious months there, sh...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1980

    Harlequin Romance - 2322

    Rebecca had landed herself in a jam! It had been her own impulsive decision to help her look-alike cousin, Becky, by taking her place at Craigievar. Becky had promptly vanished. Then the river had flooded, cutting off access to the remote shee...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2281

    Her retreat led her back to square one! Priscilla loved her boss, P.B. Lockhart. Since he was engaged to someone else, running away seemed a good idea. She didn't run far enough. She stopped unexpectedly to come to the aid of the elderly Rosi...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1979

    Harlequin Romance - 2239

    Elissa could not believe things could go so wrong Elissa jumped at her uncle's request to go to New Zealand and redo his home while he was away She expected to relive her happy childhood memories. Instead, her return to Airlie House was a fiasc...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2148

    Contempt flashed from Morgan's eyes And his attitude puzzled Susannah. Was it jealousy that made him so sarcastic whenever she went to see John? If it was, she could see no reason for it. Morgan had made it plain that his heart's desire lay on...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1978

    Harlequin Romance - 2133

    There was no trust. How could love last? Jane Grey was aware that Broderic Adair resented her intrusion into her grandmother. Esmeralda's life. She knew he regarded her and her family as spongers on the bounty of an old lady. But Jane had a proble...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1977

    Harlequin Romance - 2068

    Only after the tragic deaths of her adoptive parents, did Faith learn the whereabouts of her real father. She could not rest until she had gone to New Zealand in search of him. But the real problem, she soon realized, was her father's grim stepson Ga...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1976

    Harlequin Romance - 2021

    After the unwelcome publicity aroused by a television interview, Marilla St. John decided to retreat to the country for a while until the fuss had died down. She was not prepared for the encounter with Rufus Sinclair, a confirmed bachelor who had hea...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1976

    Harlequin Romance - 2000

    Running away from a love that could not be, Jocelyn was thankful for the job of looking after two orphaned children and housekeeping for their uncle. Perhaps it would compensate for the family life that now would never be hers. But then her peace ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1975

    Harlequin Romance - 1917

    Anna Drummond was delighted to be reunited with her long-lost grandparents in New Zealand. But how was she to cope with the suspicion and hostility of Calum Doig? And how, as time went on, was she to fight her growing love for him?...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1975

    Harlequin Romance - 1884

    "The Gunns never did bring the Keiths anything but sorrow," Theresa Keith acknowledged after she had left her home in New Zealand for Austria in the hope that fresh scenes and new faces would take her mind off Murdoch Gunn, the man she was to have ma...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1975

    Harlequin Romance - 1854

    When Thomasina heard that she had won a competition and would be able to take her young half-brother and sister on the holiday of a lifetime, she was thrilled. Not only would she be able to travel to New Zealand, but once there she would see her f...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1973

    Harlequin Romance - 1731

    Charlotte was worried to death about her cousin Phyl, who seemed to have run away from home and left her children. It just didn't seem possible -- although Phyl's rather forbidding brother-in-law Edmund Leigh was only too ready to believe the worst o...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1973

    Harlequin Romance - 1702

    "Farmer Giles", Lucinda had called Giles Logie, mockingly on the occasion of their first stormy meeting -- though anyone less like the traditional "Farmer Giles" was difficult to imagine! And indeed she soon learned that Giles had a reputation ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1972

    Harlequin Romance - 1564

    It was sheer accident - she'd stowed away in the wrong car - that had brought Julia to Adam Dare's sheep farm in New Zealand's South Island, and wrecked his engagement as a result. Julia felt it was her duty to repair the damage - but was that wha...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1971

    Harlequin Romance - 1535

    Jennifer McGrouther had met the famous author Gregor MacGregor just once, when she had been a small child; but directly and indirectly the meeting had changed her whole life, and she had never stopped dreaming about him. Now at last they were to m...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1971

    Harlequin Romance - 1502

    Johnny Carruthers had broken Henrietta's heart once, when he got engaged to another woman. Now that engagement was over, and Johnny had come back into her life, offering her a second-best love. Would Henrietta have the courage to refuse, or would ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1970

    Harlequin Romance - 1445

    Margot Chesterton had traveled to New Zealand to look for her long-lost father -- but Pierre Laveroux persisted in believing that her motive was a more sinister one. Which was a pity, as Margot would so much have preferred him to have a good opinion ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1970

    Harlequin Romance - 1416

    It was a series of mishaps that had brought Joanna to Heronscrag, Matthew Greenwood's New Zealand sheep station, in the depths of winter, and she soon knew that she would give anything to be there in summer as well. But chance would be a fine thing ....

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1970

    Harlequin Romance - 1375

    Nicholas was a lot older than Penny, and before he asked her to marry him he had decided it would be a good idea if they separated for a year or two, to give Penny a chance to spread her wings before settling down. But was it such a good idea after a...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1969

    Harlequin Romance - 1348

    Virginia Fergusson's love life was becoming more than a little chaotic-- so much so that she suddenly decided to run away, to a new city and a new life of her own. And that was before she met Nicholas Muir!...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1969

    Harlequin Romance - 1326

    Sarah Macdonald and Alastair Campbell would seem to be ideally matched--but they were boss and secretary, and Sarah had a mental block where Alistair's money and position were concerned. Would he ever be able to persuade her that that kind of thing j...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1969

    Harlequin Romance - 1283

    Rosalind loved her stepbrother Rowland so much that, when he had indicated that she was wasting her time, she had left home. Now, after four years, she was back. Her feelings hadn't changed--but neither, it seemed, had Rowland's . . ....

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    Contemporary Romance

    Nov-1967

    Harlequin Romance - 1156

    Annabel Lee had been brought up in an orphanage, but had always longed to be able to trace her father, and at last she decided to follow the few slender clues she had to her real identity. They led her to the most beautiful place in the world - where...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1967

    Harlequin Romance - 1119

    Nicola Trenton was thrilled when her distant cousin George Westerfield invited her out to New Zealand to share in the local Centennial celebrations, but not so thrilled when Forbes Westerfield indicated that he would rather she didn't come. But sh...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1967

    Harlequin Romance - 1093

    Glamorous Serena Smith vowed to never again become personally involved with a male employer - her blonde good looks had brought her more trouble than success - so she dyed her hair mouse-colour to make herself appear less glamorous. Then William Durb...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1966

    Harlequin Romance - 1055

    It was affection for the orphaned triplets that led Janet MacGregor to deceive the wealthy old Mr. MacNee and Morgan Mackay and took her across the world from Scotland to New Zealand. And then she was caught up in another charade--a fake engagemen...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1966

    Harlequin Romance - 1015

    It was love at first sight for Reverend Dougal MacNab when he met Elspeth Cameron and he lost no time in trying to persuade her to marry him. Elspeth, however, was convinced she would never make a suitable wife for a minister. Dougal didn't agree --...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1966

    Harlequin Romance - 982

    After Stephen had let her down, it was certainly a fillip to Elizabeth Stirling's ego to have the attractive Jeremy Ffoulkes paying court to her. But Jeremy had a wild past and a background of a broken marriage. Was he any more trustworthy than Steph...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-1965

    Harlequin Romance - 957

    Euan Hazeldean was convinced that Lindsay had come out to New Zealand to get what pickings she could from her stepfather's estate. Lindsay believed that Euan was himself trying to get complete control of his ex-boss's property. So it was a pity th...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1965

    Harlequin Romance - 933

    Kirsten MacPherson was dressed and ready for her wedding to Gilbert when the phone call arrived that was to shatter her life -- the call from the woman to whom Gilbert was already married. Kirsty's immediate instinct was to run blindly away -- back ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1965

    Harlequin Romance - 910

    Rowena had the rich girl's problem -- to find a man who would love her for herself and not for her fortune. How ironic it was, then, that when she went to New Zealand to earn her living like any other girl, she should fall for a rich man who had a...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1965

    Harlequin Romance - 886

    "Eligible bachelors in New Zealand" Marty Reddington felt such an outlandish claim deserved the joke she made about landing a rich sheep farmer. She did not sail from England to New Zealand only in search of a prosperous farmer for a husband but she ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1964

    Harlequin Romance - 847

    Why must love be so complicated? Dinah Pritchard had been looking forward to life in New Zealand; it held the promise of love. And marriage. But now, here in his own environment, Russell, her fiance, wasn't quite the same somehow.... Dinah shrugged...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1964

    Harlequin Romance - 822

    "Never the time and the place, and the loved one all together" said Browning, and many a lover has since sighed over the accuracy of his remark. The time and the place of Catherine Gordon's first meeting with Hugh Alexander Murdoch, whose secretar...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-1964

    Harlequin Romance - 802

    Mary Rose would have loved her job nursing in the large military hospital in Singapore if she had not been so heartsick at suddenly learning her fiance was in love with another girl. Now she wanted only to get away from everything, so when Ninian Mac...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1963

    Harlequin Romance - 784

    Had she destroyed all hope for happiness? The whole situation weighed heavily on Prudence's conscience, even though she had done the right thing. If only that Australian hadn't been listening! Prudence was shocked when she discovered that "tha...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1963

    Harlequin Romance - 724

    CC You and your sister are two of a kind! " Judith had always had trouble with her stepsister, so when Lorette got engaged to a young farmer Judith felt a great relief. But it soon appeared that Lorette's fiance's family wanted to prevent the m...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1963

    Harlequin Romance - 742

    Jeannie Fraser was really quite desperate! With a salary inadequate to care for her younger brother and sister, Jeannie prayed for a miracle to help them escape their tyrannical stepfather. The inheritance of a successful fruit farm gave them their...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1962

    Harlequin Romance - 668

    She, a MacDonald, love a Campbell? Edward Campbell had a totally unjustified reason for despising Fiona MacDonald, but she was certainly not going to explain her actions to a "stuffy colonial" she'd never see again! Unfortunately, Fiona did mee...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1961

    Harlequin Romance - 625

    This is the story of Sarah Isbister, a young nurse from England, and Grant Alexander, a New Zealand sheep farmer who found that he had, most unwillingly, to accept her as a partner in his estate. Sarah met Grant's unconcealed dislike and distrust wit...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1960

    Harlequin Romance - 862

    "She's Penny Plain! But has rather good lines about her, don't you think? And not too bad for holiday jaunting, lacking something more glamorous?" Anger and humiliation and a desire to hit back washed over Penny as she heard Charles's words. She had ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1957

    Harlequin Romance - 774

    Heatherleigh, her grandfather's New Zealand farm, was to belong to Roberta O'More one day, so when her parents died it was natural that she should return there to live. Unfortunately, it appeared that Muir Buchanan, her grandfather's neighbour and ri...

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