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A Maverick for Christmas by Leanne Banks
Cindy Gerard - 2005
Which was why his insistence that they date made no sense to Christine. Yet, if she wanted that mysterious box he'd outbid her on during the town auction, having dinner with the sexy Texan seemed her only recourse.Christine vowed she'd find something to throw Mr. Thorne-in-her-side's attention off her plan. Like the newly made-over Christine. And by his reaction to her little black dress, she'd found just the thing to keep his interest while she worked on a plan to steal away her prize. But was it possible catching Thorne would be her ultimate reward?
'Twas the Week Before Christmas
Olivia Miles - 2013
a white Christmas... hot cocoa by a roaring fire... it all adds up to a perfect holiday romance! Dear Holly, As I look around the inn, I see garland and mistletoe, colored lights and ornaments–everything I have always professed to despise. You were right to wonder why I would choose to visit The White Barn Inn. You were right about a lot of things. Since I met you, though, everything has changed. I’ve changed. And that’s why I can’t go on any longer without telling you the whole story. I don’t know if you will ever be able to forgive me. But they say Christmas is a time for miracles. And you do believe in them, don’t you? The question is, can you still believe in me? Max.
Small Town Scandal
Kay Stockham - 2008
Stranded in a snowstorm. Rescued by a tall, dark, and handsome man already snagged by another girl. Due to her pregnancy, Darcy Rhodes' is forced to remain in Garret Tulane's hometown and their growing friendship brings nothing but scandal. Is it possible to fall for one man while carrying another man's baby? The answer is yes. But what will Garret choose with everything he holds dear at risk?
Rich Man's Fake Fiancee
Catherine Mann - 2008
Seems the oldest son of one of South Carolina's most powerful families is engaged to someone...ordinary. Could this announcement--conveniently leaked to the press--have to do with Matthew's quick exit from Ms. Carson's home very early in the morning? One wonders what chance such a match made in media heaven could have....
Charlene Sands - 2013
Not after the scorching kiss Logan Slade once shared with the alluring Spanish beauty in high school. Now she's back—to claim a share of his family's Nevada spread. Logan wants to hate her. After all, she's a Montrose.Sophia hasn't forgotten that stolen moment with Logan—even if it was part of a cruel bet. Fifteen years later, she's staring into the rugged cowboy's cold black eyes…and determined to stand her ground. But will she lose her footing in the quicksand of their unquenchable love-hate passion?
Valdez's Bartered Bride
Rachael Thomas - 2017
Then magnate Raul Valdez approaches her with an outrageous proposition. If she helps him claim his inheritance, he'll pay off her debts and save her tarnished reputation. But there's a catch. If she fails, she will marry Raul on Christmas Eve!No matter their instant and electrifying attraction, Lydia knows Raul's proposal amounts to blackmail. Yet faced with an impossible choice--risking ruin or becoming Raul's bartered bride--Lydia finds she cannot resist her desire to make a deal with the dark-hearted billionaire!
The Magic of Christmas
Sarah Morgan - 2007
A mom…just in time for Christmas?Beautiful, bubbly nurse Lara King just can't resist a little girl's Christmas wish—for her daddy to be happy—so she steps in as the sexy ER consultant's new live-in nanny!Christian Blake lost his faith in love a long time ago, but now, as Lara fills his house with warmth and sparkle, he realizes that she's his once-in-a-lifetime chance for happiness.As the first snowflakes start to fall, he can only hope that Christmas will weave its magic and Lara will accept the special present waiting for her under the tree…
A Little Bit Pregnant
Susan Mallery - 2003
Nicole Beauman had overcome a lot of obstacles in her life, and she sure as heck had never backed down from a challenge. But her boss, Zane Rankin, presented an entirely new sort of dilemma. Sexy and charming, he was like chocolate--sinfully good, but bad for her health. Nicki knew Zane didn't want to settle down, particularly not with a girl like her, and she didn't plan to lose her heart to a temporary fling. But when a friendly date got a little too friendly, things got a little bit steamy...and Nicki wound up just a little bit...pregnant. What was a girl to do?
Always the Best Man
Fiona Harper - 2012
Knowing bridesmaid Zoe's watching him makes it harder still. The opposite of the bride, Zoe's too loud, too vibrant, too everything! Zoe can't resist provoking him—just once, she'd like to see "Mr. Perfect" lose his cool. She can tell there are fireworks smoldering behind those pale blue eyes.But before the wedding night is over, their unexpected connection will threaten to undermine everything they both believe about themselves and each other .
Debbie Macomber - 1987
So, when her two maiden aunts suggested a vacation to Alaska, Caroline was certain they'd overindulged in the family brew. Why go now - especially after she'd just been jilted by her erstwhile fiance?But Caroline didn't know that her well-meaning relatives had cooked up a scheme - they'd decided that becoming a mail-order bride for rugged Alaskan Paul Trevor would be perfect for Caroline. And, after gazing into Paul's dark eyes, Caroline had to agree...and wonder if she’d just found a more potent elixir than Grandfather’s tea could ever be.
Linda Howard - 1987
Included in anthology Silhouette Christmas Stories 1987 and published as a small paperback as a Christmas gift for subscribers.Kathleen Fields, pregnant and alone during a blizzard on Christmas Day, finds her life changed after Derek Taliferro rescues her and helps deliver her baby.
Snowbound with the Soldier
Jennifer Faye - 2013
Returning home as a wounded war hero, Jason looks a shell of the man she once knew. Yet her heart still skips a beat as if it was yesterday....Stepping back into civilian life, Jason looks to Kara for help. But there's too much water under the bridge - not to mention too much lingering attraction.But it seems that the mountain weather has other ideas, and when Kara and Jason end up snowbound together they are forced to confront the ghosts of Christmas past.
Lover In Pursuit
Stephanie James - 1982
But Reyna MacKenzie vowed she'd never again succumb to Trevor Langdon's promise of love. He'd come to Hawaii to reclaim her. But six months in the tropics had changed Reyna from a cool career woman to a tawny tigress who had come to her senses at last. She was ready for a blazing affair - until the fire she started flared out of control ...