Lazarus Rising
  • Length:
    48 Books
  • First:
    January 1991
  • Latest:
    September 1988
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Author Book Series Genre Date Rating
1 HCG-1 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
2 HCG-2 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
3 HCG-3 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
4 HCG-4 Contemporary Romance / CR 4.5 Buy
5 HCG-5 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
6 HCG-6 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
7 HCG-7 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
8 HCG-8 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
9 HCG-9 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy



10 HCG-10 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
11 HCG-11 Contemporary Romance / CR 2.5 Buy
12 HCG-12 Contemporary Romance / CR 4.5 Buy
13 HCG-13 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
14 HCG-14 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
15 HCG-15 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
16 HCG-16 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
17 HCG-17 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
18 HCG-18 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
19 HCG-19 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
20 HCG-20 Contemporary Romance / CR 2.5 Buy
21 HCG-21 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
22 HCG-22 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
23 HCG-23 Contemporary Romance / CR 2 Buy
24 HCG-24 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
25 HCG-25 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
26 HCG-26 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
27 HCG-27 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
28 HCG-28 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
29 HCG-29 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy



30 HCG-30 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
31 HCG-31 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
32 HCG-32 Contemporary Romance / CR 5 Buy
33 HCG-33 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
34 HCG-34 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
35 HCG-35 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
36 HCG-36 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
37 HCG-37 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
38 HCG-38 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
39 HCG-39 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
40 HCG-40 Contemporary Romance / CR 2.5 Buy
41 HCG-41 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
42 HCG-42 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
43 HCG-43 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
44 HCG-44 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
45 HCG-45 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
46 HCG-46 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
47 HCG-47 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
48 HCG-48 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Here Come the Grooms (reissues)


  • Anne Stuart
    Book - 1

    TRUE LOVE NEVER DIES Though Katharine Lafferty was engaged to be married, her heart was still in mourning. Katharine had been nineteen and a college coed. Danny McCandless had been twenty-four and a well-dressed, coolheaded criminal. And his ef...



  • Ruth Jean Dale
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 2

    Marry rich! That's what widow Mimi Carlton wished to do as she blew out the candle on her birthday cupcake. Once, she'd married for love, but with an eleven-year-old son to raise and an estate of $837.67, it was time to get practical! She had her ...



  • Gina Wilkins / Gina Ferris / Gina Ferris Wilkins
    Book - 3

    Always the seamstress, never the bride... Bridal-gown designer Devon Fleming yearned for more. She was especially tired of being a "good girl" and dating respectable, boring men. Then daring, sexy foreign correspondent Tristan Parrish stormed into...



  • Elizabeth August
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 4

    MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE At twenty-seven, schoolteacher Meg Delany was quickly approaching spinsterhood in the opinion of everyone in her small mid-western town. The gossip didn't bother her, but she still felt plagued by that nesting instinct . . ...



  • Dixie Browning
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 5

    MR. JUNE Groom: Rex Ryder's teenage brother, a bad boy young enough not to know better. Bride: Carrie Lanier's teenage sister, who obviously hasn't learned from Carrie's mistakes -- especially when it comes to the Ryder men. We...



  • Suzanne Simms
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 6

    MARRIAGE ACCORDING TO ROSS ST. CLAIR: Marriage? Me? Never! The minute a woman connects my name to the family fortune, wedding bells begin to ring...for her! But I'm immune to marriageable women--even if they are cool, chic blondes with long, slee...



  • Barbara Boswell
    Book - 7

    A MARRIAGE OF INCONVENIENCE Carling Templeton was fit to be tied! Here she was, an independent, enlightened twentieth-century woman -- about to be sold into marriage like some sort of medieval bride. Even worse, her husband-to-be was the insuffer...



  • Rita Rainville
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 8

    She thought Jake was a swaggering cowboy. He thought Shanda was a snooping iceberg. Shanda St. James made documentary films in L.A. Usually her subjects were mere sparks for her creative imagination. But a trip to Oklahoma's sprawling oil count...



  • Stella Bagwell
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 9

    DESERT BLOOM In the first blush of youth, Andrea Rawlins had fallen for the foreman of her father's ranch. But Tony Ramirez had mysteriously left El Paso - and Andrea - behind. Now, years later, she was struggling to keep the ranch in business. Sh...







  • Elizabeth August
    Book - 10

    RANCHER TO THE RESCUE Rachel Hadley thought five years as a New York chauffeur had finally taught her to steer clear of trouble. But there she was again, stranded on a dead-end street--no job, no home and nowhere to turn for help. . . until her ve...



  • Katherine Ransom
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 11

    THE BELLS ARE RINGING The minute Jake Griffin came to town, everyone in posh Brady Corners, Connecticut, heard wedding bells. Kate Cunningham never really had a chance. Her meddling mother kept her too busy, matchmaking her with every wealthy, ...



  • Diana Palmer
    Book - 12

    KEEPER OF THE FLAME... At thirty-four, Blake Hamilton was an arrogant lady-killer determined to keep his heart free. But to Kathryn Mary Kilpatrick he was a guardian stricter than the father she'd lost. She tried to rebel in the arms of another man....



  • Annette Broadrick
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 13

    PLAYING HOUSE WAS MORE THAN A GAME... Ashley Allison was a hardworking, dedicated attorney who knew just what she wanted -- and it wasn't a husband. She was very sure of that, until she stepped into an elevator one night and a bonze-skinned, blue...



  • Barbara Bretton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 14

    AT SIX O'CLOCK. . . the door slammed shut, trapping boutique owner Caroline Bradley and short-order cook Charlie Donohue in a fur vault. At seven . . . their relationship sank to an all-time low, as Caroline blamed Charlie, and Charlie trie...



  • Naomi Horton
    Book - 15

    MARRIAGE ACCORDING TO CHASE McCONNELL: As far as I'm concerned, one marriage was enough! But my daughter Sarah is depending on me, and I don't want to lose custody of her. I know blackmailing a stranger into marrying me isn't right, but I'm desperat...



  • Dallas Schulze
    Book - 16

    LOVE AND MARRIAGE? Take one overworked aunt, two parentless children and a drifter with a sexy smile and a shady past--and what have you got? Abby Taylor was stumped. For weeks, John Lonigan had been repairing her house, chatting man-to-man wit...



  • Karen Percy
    Book - 17

    The wrong Mr. Right! It was in the tarot cards. Lindsay Ames was destined to meet a tail, dark and devastating Mr. Right. But the cards neglected to mention that he would be the wrong Mr. Right. Tim Reynolds--her honky business partner and a young...



  • Emilie Richards
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 18

    A PERFECT MATCH... Opposites attract? Not in this case, they didn't. He was everything Angelle Reed disliked in a man. A hulking mountain of masculinity--probably thought he was God's gift to women. And as far as Kyle Sullivan was concerned, those...



  • Cathy Gillen Thacker
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 19

    FIRST LOVES ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN The high-society Holbrook wedding posed an unusual problem for bridal consultant Amanda Stratton. How would she deal with the father of the bride--who happened to be Amanda's first love? High school Romeo to her ...







  • Elda Minger
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 20

    WEDDINGS WERE HER BUSINESS Her staff whispered that Alexandra Micheals had ice water running through her veins. Her mother begged her to start looking for a good man. Then, in the midst of planning for the premier society wedding of the year, A...



  • Betsy Johnson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 21

    Always the dressmaker, never the bride. And that was fine with seamstress extraordinaire Shelly Barker. Though she happily sewed gowns for clients, her own life was hardly fairy-tale material. Her secret sorrow was hidden in her mountaintop home, awa...



  • Gina Wilkins / Gina Ferris / Gina Ferris Wilkins
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 22

    A man with a mission Chance Cassidy was hell-bent on saving his impulsive younger brother, Phillip; from making the biggest mistake of his life--marriage. So Chance went to Atlanta to confront Phillip. Confrontation was the fast thing on his mind ...



  • Elizabeth Morris
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 23

    Andrea Kirkland was up to her ears in romance The newest resident of Laurel Valley had learned quickly that Virginians take love very seriously. Business was brisk at Weddings Unlimited, and expanding in ways Andrea had never dreamed. She counsele...



  • Arlene James
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 24

    Wedding plans The rugged cowboy looked out of place in wedding consultant Layne Harington's lace-filled shop. Layne couldn't help hoping he wasn't a groom -- just in the wrong place. But Rod Corley was planning a wedding, all right, and he wa...



  • Lynn Patrick
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 25

    They were assigned to be marriage partners Gillian Flannery's marriage project worked great with her high-school students. But when she was assigned a partner herself, her "marriage" to John Slater quickly ran into trouble. In real life, Gilli...



  • Marie Ferrarella
    Book - 26

    Disaster had struck. And for once in their lives, impulsive Paula Stewart and straitlaced Alex Hamilton agreed on something: the situation was no laughing matter. Their fathers' legendary comedy act had split up, leaving both quip masters silent and ...



  • Annette Broadrick
    Book - 27

    IN THE NICK OF TIME Nick Montgomery had been pulling Dani Devereaux out of scrapes since they were kids. But now Dani wondered if she'd finally gone too far--appearing on his doorstep at midnight, interrupting his hot date with an even hotter redh...



  • Doreen Roberts
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 28

    WEDDED BLISS? Policewoman Nicole Parker never dreamed her big break would involve pretending to be half of a honeymooning couple. If only the other half wasn't legendary Like Jordan...Why did he have to be so infuriating and yet so undeniable att...



  • Emilie Richards
    Book - 29

    WELCOME TO OZ Russet Ames had escaped! As the plane flew over the Australian countryside, Rusty felt no regret at having left behind the glittering New York world of modeling. She was looking forward to a quieter pace, a tranquil life in the land ...







  • Jasmine Cresswell
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 30

    She needed a fiance -- immediately! Julie Marshall didn't know what to worry about first--her sister's approaching marriage to the only man Julie had ever loved, or the fact that her family wanted her American "international financier&...



  • Curtiss Ann Matlock
    Book - 31

    Annie Lane had always loved reading and writing, so it wasn't all that surprising than she met and was courted by her husband, ranches Matt Breen, through the mail. Soon he knew every little thing about her--except one: she was pregnant. But there we...



  • Louella Nelson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 32

    Sue Ann never rushed into anything--especially love Following an Alaskan tradition, Sue Ann Blackburn advertised for a mate, listing everything essential in a friend, everything compatible in a companion. She had a theory that if friendship came f...



  • Kate Denton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 33

    IN FOR A PENNY -- IN FOR A POUND Lauren was embarrassed when Matthew Kennerly threw her out of his office. He'd been outraged that she could believe he had answered her newspaper ad for a husband. Well, Lauren was outraged, too. She'd...



  • Roseanne Williams
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 34

    "JESSIE-GAL, YOU NEED A MAN." With a farm to run single handedly, Jessica Patton had no time for romance...or her grandfather's personal ads. When she found out he'd advertised for a mail-order bride, she was alarmed. And downright suspicious when...



  • Myrna Temte
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 35

    Yahoo! Single mother Dani Smith had found herself a true-blue guy to depend on. So what if she had to move from Chicago to Wyoming to claim the good-lookin' son of a gun? She had nothing to lose but loneliness. Trouble was, it turned out the strong, ...



  • Anne McAllister
    Book - 36

    What was so funny about a bungled divorce? Austin Cavanaugh came all the way to San Francisco to tell Clea a joke. Clea Bannister--good old Clea--had unknowingly been Mrs. Austin Cavanaugh for the past seven, years. She wasn't amused. She'...



  • Karen Leabo
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 37

    "I DO...I DON'T?!" Impossibly shy Lucy Walker never could face a crowd. So when lawyer Travis Blakeman brought her news of her fiance's unfaithfulness just moments before her wedding, she did what she had to do -- she fled. Lucy jumped out a wind...



  • Candace Schuler
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 38

    It was a scandalous affair Prim and proper Kate Hightower did everything by the book. Yet she'd run away from her wedding rehearsal, leaving her fiance practically standing at the altar. New Orleans was the ideal place to soothe her shattered nerv...



  • Stella Bagwell
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 39

    THE GIFT OF LOVE As an only child, Madeline Beaumont had always dreamed of falling in love, marrying and having a family. But her dreams hadn't come true--the last straw for her marriage had been the discovery that Madeline could never bear childr...







  • Christine Rimmer
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 40

    SOMETHING WILD When Lorna Smith found herself honeymooning--alone--she knew it was time for a change. So to ease her jilted-at-the-altar blues, the plain, practical bookstore owner let down her hair, kicked up her heels, and a new, slightly naught...



  • Raye Morgan
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 41

    MARRIAGE ACCORDING TO RAFE TENNYSON: Women--who needs 'em? All they do it get pregnant and trap us men into marrying them. Thank goodness I talked my brother out of marrying that Kendall McCormick! She'd ruin his life for sure. But I wonder what ...



  • Naomi Horton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 42

    A MAN CALLED TAGGART Megan Kirkwood knew there was no escaping this nightmare. It was real. Abducted from her Des Moines accounting office, transported across the country, she'd been interrogated for information about a man she hadn't seen in a ye...



  • Phyllis Halldorson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 43

    Wedding Jitters Vito Donatello called it a match made in heaven. His son, Marco, needed a wife. His goddaughter, Susan, needed a husband. And he needed lots of grandchildren to carry on the Donatello name -- and run Minnesota's largest supermarke...



  • Suzanne Carey
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 44

    BABY BOOM Widow Rachel Vanden Ross couldn't believe her ears. Marcus Davenport, one of the richest men in Europe had proposed to her! It should have been a scene out of a fairy tale, but there was a catch--Marcus only wanted a wife in order to hav...



  • Debbie Macomber
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 45

    Grandfather rang the wedding bells! Janine Hartman loved her grandfather dearly--but she balked at his plan to choose her a husband. Zach Thomas, the intended groom, didn't like it any better. Zach had recently merged his business with the ...



  • Carole Buck
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 46

    NO STRINGS ATTACHED Cassandra Leigh Addams couldn't quite believe the mess she'd gotten herself into. Her make-believe engagement to her boss, infamous, charismatic Brandon Marcus, had somehow turned into a real-life marriage--and she didn't know ...



  • Lucy Gordon
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 47

    CAUTION: DANGER AHEAD Once upon a time Bronwen Montorsoli, a young widow, struggled to support her son with odd singing jobs. But then a social worker accused her of filling her boy's head with grandiose fantasies of being related to an Italian pr...



  • Pepper Adams
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 48

    STILL MARRIED! After six years, Savanah Winslow had finally forgotten her whirlwind marriage to Beau. She had a very nice life taking care of her elderly aunts and the product of that disastrous relationship--her son, Kit. Then Beau arrived with t...


Awards

Bundle of Joy
1991 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Harlequin American