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Marriage of Convenience by Katy Kaylee
The Reluctant Wife
Bronwen Evans - 2012
Now she has no choice but to return to Italy to ask him for a favor. To pay for her grandmother's heart operation she needs his money, but it comes with strings attached.Conte Dante Lombardi has it all—an Italian villa, a successful family business, and a noble title. But he needs a child to carry on his legacy and time is running out. He also hopes to satisfy the desire Abby rouses in him. As Abby uncovers why he’s in such a hurry for a child, she falls in love with him again … just as she realizes it might be impossible to keep her end of the deal.
Zannie Adams - 2007
All they do is work and argue and they haven't had sex in almost a month. Kate is so desperate to win back Mason's love and attention that she's willing to try anything -- even if it means flirting with his cousin.Mason has been patient and understanding for long enough. He has loved Kate all his life and he'll never share her with anyone else. When his control finally breaks, he'll show Kate a dominant side of himself she has never imagined. And he'll forever claim Kate as his.
Kia Carrington-Russell - 2015
The bright lights of New York are dim for Clover, who is tormented by a work schedule like no other. Debra is relentless in her determination to demean Clover. For once, Clover dares to play Debra’s games, and intends to prove her wrong at the next glittering event. With mixed emotions, Clover contacts a male escort, Damon. If his velvet voice over the phone is anything to go by, Clover knows her money will be well spent.But when Damon appears at her door, something unexpected happens. The taunts and the games begin. Who is truly going to win at this game?
My Best Mistake
Sarah J. Brooks - 2019
Playboy” Jason Cooper. His arrogance is off the charts and he’s a total Casanova. Since I’ve grown up with him next door, we’ve always been fighting.He may be gorgeous and charismatic as hell – but at the same time, he’s always been my kryptonite. And I could never imagine living with a guy like him.Until an unthinkable tragedy happens. Now I need his support to take care of my nephew, Liam. And I’m forced to live with my favorite enemy.Well, maybe I can take this lemon and make lemonade. Watching him with Liam… how he takes care of him. The way he looks at me, touches me, protects me – it feels unbelievably good.Turns out, I couldn’t keep my distance from him. I let his irresistibly strong arms hold me tight. Who would’ve thought a one-night stand would produce the surprise I’m carrying now?Maybe it’s time to tell him about our unexpected gift… but can I really trust that Jason has changed his ways forever? "My Best Mistake" is a full length standalone romance with no cheating and no cliffhangers, but with a gorgeous protective alpha male, plenty of steam and a guaranteed HEA. I've also included a preview of my romance novel "Unexpected Surprise" for you. Happy reading! - Sarah J. Brooks (USA Today Bestselling Author)
Mika Jolie - 2014
Her weight is up, and her confidence is down. Not exactly the ideal time to meet the real man of her dreams. The Scale opens in Martha’s Vineyard with Minka attending Keely and Blake’s engagement party at Martha’s Way, the beautiful inn owned and operated by the tall, blond, tattooed man with the piercing blue eyes. It just so happens Jason Montgomery is also Blake’s childhood friend and the best man. Dealing with a whirl of emotions, Minka faints in Jason’s arms. When she wakes up naked in Jason’s bed after a night of passion, the Vineyard confirmed bachelor struggling with his own demons and the woman filled with self-doubt and pining for another man are joined in an experience that will change their lives. The Scale is book 1 of the Martha’s Way series. All the books in the Martha’s Way series can be read as a standalone.
Q.B. Tyler - 2018
The office where she’d sat twice a week as she tried to repair the glaring problems in her marriage. The marriage that she’d fought hard to save to a man that wasn’t fighting alongside her. She’d been lied to, ignored and used as a pawn to climb his ladder to success. Charlotte was broken, not just her marriage. But, then she met Dr. Montgomery and everything changed. They say love is patient and kind of course, but what happens when that love comes at the cost of everything? Love was a force that took no prisoners when it decided to strike and Charlotte had been hit—hard. By a man that wasn’t her husband. By the very man who was supposed to save her marriage. *Bittersweet Surrender is part one of the Bittersweet duet and must be read before Bittersweet Addiction.
N.J. Walters - 2006
Book 1 of Jamesville Dani O'Rourke has had the responsibility of raising her two brothers, Patrick and Shamus, since the death of their parents. As sole owner and operator of O'Rourke Cleaning Services, she is no stranger too hard work, but she is a beginner when it comes to men. Burke is a very rich and successful businessman whose brush with death has made him question his priorities. He's traveled to Jamesville for peace and quiet while he plans the rest of his life. Their lives collide when Burke accuses her of breaking into his cabin to steal from him. Their attraction to each other is immediate, and after a series of misunderstandings he finds himself caught up in the lives of Dani and her brothers. But can this gentle, giving woman get a man as hard and cynical as Burke to believe in the power of love? Or will Burke leave town without ever discovering the wonders of life with Dani?
Turning up the Heat
Erika Wilde - 2017
Talking about sex, that is . . . Kerri knows firsthand that you can hide a lot behind a microphone. Although she's earned a reputation for discussing every aspect of sex on her show, she's never had to back it up . . . until a sexy mystery caller proves to be even more irresistible in person. Ian Carlisle is immediately intrigued by the sultry voice he hears on the late night radio show, and it doesn't take him long to arouse Kerri's imagination with his dirty talk. Now he's turning up the heat and seducing the rest of her. Their on-the-air chemistry sizzles and they heat up the airwaves, debating any and all provocative issues possible. As the ratings soar, so does the sexual tension. But will Ian do when he discovers Kerri's not the sex expert she professes to be? Originally published as Heat Wave under the name Janelle Denison
Wife for Now
Penny Wylder - 2019
Just for the weekend.” Some people would have laughed and walked away. But when the word 'wife' comes out of your boss's mouth, you sit up straight. And when your boss is a silver fox with iceberg-blue eyes who clearly loves leg-day at the gym—his butt is seriously amazing—you don't just sit up. You jump. You shiver. You say yes. 48 hours-- that's how long I'm supposed to behave like we're man and wife. He wants the whole package, too. I've fantasized many times about kissing him before. That doesn't make me less nervous about sleeping in the same bed... Soon, I forget that we're playing pretend. He'd never marry someone like me. I'm only his wife for now. What if I want it to last forever?
The Good One
Amie Nichols - 2016
She runs her father's company and does what she is told, including cleaning up after her out of control, socialite, wild child, baby sister. After a tragic night fifteen years ago, River feels she has no choice but to continue on the path of being the good one, keeping her sister in check and always pleasing her father. She's in a dead end relationship, but all she wants is love, passion, and sweep-you-off-your-feet excitement. Because of her sister, she meets ex-male escort, Damian Matthews. Their attraction is by far like nothing either have experienced. He gives her everything she wants and so much more. Unfortunately, this is not the guy River's farther would approve off. He approves of Ryan Lane, a wealthy, successful, playboy who is ready to settle down and start a life in politics. She knows Ryan is the smart choice, but no one makes her feel like Damian does. When River starts dating Damian, a set of events are put into motion changing everything she thought she knew about her family. Can River get what she wants without losing everything and hurting the one person she has sworn to protect for the rest of her life? This is a standalone novel. Due to strong language and sexual situations, this book is meant for adults over 18.
My Last Love Affair
Ali Parker - 2018
Have a child. These are the only two rules to get my inheritance. Neither of which I want. My billionaire life doesn’t play well with either idea. But no one asked me. My father’s company is up for grabs, and whichever of my brothers makes it to the finish line first wins. In no time, I’ve found the perfect woman to play my fake fiancée while I figure things out. Beautiful. Smart. Strong. Everything I crave in a relationship and more. But there’s a problem. She’s got a past I can’t ignore. Not with just anyone. With my younger brother. To top it all off, she gets pregnant. And the one person she doesn’t tell? Me.
Karen Erickson - 2008
Sure, she’s spent some money on herself—after her rough childhood, she figures she deserves a few indulgences, big and small.To financial advisor Charlie Manning, his client Brittney is a shallow beauty out to spend all of her money. He thinks she should rein it in. She thinks he should loosen up, and resolves to help him do just that—in a very naughty way.The passion between them burns hot and fast, and Charlie comes to realize Brittney’s heart is as big as her newly fattened bank account. She’s not only smart, but beautiful and sexy. And he can’t resist her.Still, Charlie is aware that Brittney’s keeping secrets from him. If only she would trust him enough to tell the truth!
Blame it on the Champagne
Fiona Cole - 2020
It's too late for anything else.But our impromptu wedding leads to so much more than I bargained for. His dirty promises warm me. His kisses make me lightheaded. His respect slips past my best defenses. The hate turns to friendship, and makes me dream of more. He’s like the most dangerous kind of champagne.That’s why I blame him for making me fall in love with him.But when I find out our marriage was nothing more than revenge, what’s to blame for my broken heart?
The Spanish Billionaire's Hired Bride
Rachel Lyndhurst - 2012
A notorious playboy, marriage is the last thing he wants, but his stepmother’s sexy, debt-ridden personal assistant is the perfect solution. He makes her a business deal she can’t refuse—one million euros for three months as his wife. He might even enjoy being married to her … if she doesn’t kick the crap out of him again.Helen Marshall can’t believe she’s considering Almanza’s outrageous proposal, but she must help clear her parents’ debts or they face financial ruin. The small print on the marriage contract changes to read three months as his wife in every way—including in the bedroom. Has she gotten in too deep, or will she need a new contract addendum, extending their marriage forever?
A Mess of Reason
A. Wilding Wells - 2015
More than that, he’s my best friend forever, my bff. OK, not quite my lingo - I’m almost thirty. We’ve shared everything, and then some. Even crossed the line a few times, but not too far. Well, mostly…. He’ll go to the end of the world to make me happy; he knows me inside and out. Except, that is, my most intimate and darkest defect; this he must never know. It would ruin us, and ‘us’ is the only thing that matters. So I’m marrying someone who doesn’t care about the truth or, frankly, even me.” “She’s twisted and sexy as all get out. Brilliant and beautiful, Tess Harlow is my best friend and my forbidden fruit - the woman I’ve always known and loved the best but can never have. Between my tours (and sexy groupies) and her man-juggling, we’ve never found “our time”. I love her to pieces but she’s about to marry the bane of my existence, rocker Creed Luce. He’s a walking cliché and he treats my Tess like hell - why she stays with him I still haven’t figured out. I am always there for her…but not this time. Tess deserves better, way better, my better. The door is half-open and I have my ways. Her best friend is about to become her best lover.”