Wife by Deception
Author: Donna Sterling
Twins Now you see me—now you don't When her flashy, adventurous, identical twin is killed in a car crash, Tallahassee college professor Kate Jones is left with her twin's infant daughter. Kate knows almost nothing about the little girl's father—just that his name is Mitch and her sister left him because he was "mean." Kate loves her niece, and she'll do whatever is necessary to make sure Arianne is raised happy and healthy. That includes pretending to be her own twin when Mitch suddenly appears, so she can find out what her brother-in-law plans for his child. Mitch Devereaux, a Cajun shrimp boat captain for whom family is all, regrets his unhappy marriage, but he adores his little girl. When his wife flees with their daughter, ignoring a joint-custody arrangement, he tracks her down and hauls her back to Louisiana, determined to have her face a judge. But the woman he abducts is so different from the woman he married. And Kate's captor is so different from the man she'd heard about….
A Home Of His Own
Author: Judith Bowen
A secret marriage Phoebe Longquist and Lewis Hardin got married on impulse, without a fancy wedding, without family, without fuss. Phoebe wants to keep things quiet and uncomplicated…for a while, anyway. A family secret Lewis would rather not deceive their families. But he'll do it if she really wants…for a while, anyway. He might be a Glory boy made good, but he's also an ex-con and hardly what Phoebe's parents have in mind for their daughter. A glory Christmas Then Lewis learns something shocking about his own family, about who he is. And it makes him take stock of what he has.
The notorious Mrs. Wright—and the resourceful Mr. Lewis Private investigator Whit Lewis is pursuing a case that has taken him to St. Augustine, Florida. His assignment: track down a woman named Susan Wright. A woman whose real name, he believes, is Emma Webster. Emma's family hired him to find her. She ran away as a teenager more than twenty years ago, leaving behind a trail of confusion and deception, of false identities and unanswered questions. Now "Susan Wright" lives in St. Augustine with her son, Tom; she owns a successful restaurant called—fittingly enough—Illusions. Whether she's Susan or Emma or both, it's part of Whit's job to get to know her; it's not part of his job to fall in love.
A cop comes to Jillian Sullivan's door with a photograph... The man in the photograph appears to be Rob Sullivan, Jillian's husband, who died four years ago. But the picture was taken after his death and shows him with another woman...and a child.
What her husband doesn't know could destroy them all Dan Logan thinks he's got it all: a great job as a D.A., the ideal marriage and two wonderful children. Now he's been nominated Citizen of the Year. Seems his rigid pursuit of honesty and integrity has paid off.
Wife For a Week
Author: Kelly Hunter
Nicholas Cooper must produce a wife for his business deal, and Hallie Bennett is beautiful and intelligent enough to pull it off. She needs the money, and Nicholas has determined some strict rules for their week together. Rule No. 1: Displays of affection in public only Keeping their hands on each other in public turns out to be surprisingly easy. It's keeping them off in private that's the problem. Hallie is falling for Nicholas, but will Nicholas make his contract wife his real-life bride?
Father by Choice
Author: M.J. Rodgers
Emily Barrett wants a baby in her life—not a husband. And that's the reason she went to a sperm bank. Through some detective work she's able to work out who the donor is, but she doesn't ever plan to reveal to Dr. Brad Winslow that he's about to become a father. Yet when the two are forced to work together to solve a century-old mystery with a modern-day twist, Emily begins to wonder if she should revise her life plan.
The Unknown Twin
Author: Kathryn Shay
Lauren Conway almost didn't make it out alive She owes her life to Alex Shields, the handsome firefighter who carried her from the burning office building. But when Lauren wakes up in a hospital bed, everyone—including her rescuer—assumes she's suffering from amnesia. They're convinced her real name is Dana. But Lauren knows she's not ill. What she doesn't know is who this mysterious woman is. And when she finds out, it will turn her life upside down.
THE WRONG BED Tonight's the Night Brianna Devon had romance in mind when she planned Evan Rowland's homecoming surprise—an intimate party for two. The surprise, however, was on Brianna. Too late she discovered she was in bed not with her high school sweetheart, but his identical twin—her nemesis Jake Rowland. And she'd enjoyed every minute of it! If only he'd just gone back where he'd come from, she might have gotten over the horror of her mistake. But Jake wasn't going anywhere, Evan wasn't coming back and Brianna was stuck working side by side with a man she hated passionately—and loved the same way….
The Heat of Passion
Author: Lynne Graham
FORBIDDEN! Untouched…. Six years ago, Jessica made the worst mistake of her life. The prospect of being Carlo Saracini's mistress was just too hot for her to handle, so she opted for the safety of marriage to Simon instead. Now Jessica is a widow and faced with the unthinkable: she needs Carlo's help or her father will go to jail. Carlo is suggesting a deal that will give him what he always wanted—Jessica, in his bed for three months! But Jessica can't give in to Carlo's demands; to let him possess her body and soul will be to give him the ultimate revenge…because he will discover that after years of marriage, she is still a virgin! When passion knows no reason…. FORBIDDEN!
The Secret Wife
Author: Lynne Graham
A marriage of misunderstanding Nothing could have prepared Rosie for Greek tycoon Constantine Voulos. He asked Rosie to marry him—well, he insisted: "You will go through a ceremony of marriage," he said, "and in return you will receive a big fat check and a divorce as soon as I can arrange it." Rosie agreed to the clandestine wedding because of her late father's wishes, but was anguished that Constantine had got her all wrong. The longer she spent with him, the more she knew she just couldn't be his temporary wife. There was only one thing for it—her secret would have to be told!
Author: Peg Sutherland
The LYON LEGACY Family means everything…and family depends on love. Join Scott and Nicki as they uncover family secrets, betrayals and deceptions—and fall in love along the way—in this exciting conclusion to THE LYON LEGACY. "Family means everything." Scott Lyon's heard his aunt, Margaret Lyon, utter these words ever since he was a child. But now nobody knows where Margaret is and the family's falling apart. Then Nicolette Bechet—who has reason to hate the Lyons—unexpectedly offers her help. After the way his family treated Nicki, Scott can't believe her offer. He senses there's someone in her own family she's trying to protect. Her grandmother? Old Riva Maynard obviously knows more about the Lyons than she's willing to tell….
Unraveling the Past
Author: Beth Andrews
"How do you work for a guy who took the job you wanted? Every time Captain Layne Sullivan runs into Chief Ross Taylor, she struggles with that issue. It doesn't help that he's a by-the-book cop who expects everything done his way. It also doesn't help that he's hot. Ignoring that little fact is impossible-- she's tried! Then Layne's world is turned upside down when human remains are discovered ... and the case has a personal connection. Suddenly she's glad Ross is so thorough, because he'll get to the truth. And his search brings them closer, fueling the attraction that's out of control. As secrets and lies from the past surface, Layne's biggest challenge is fighting for a future-- with Ross in it."--P.  of cover.
Author: Lynne Graham
Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Cold… For one moment after Chrissy overheard Blaze Kenyon making a cruel joke at her late mother's expense, she knew the heady sensation of revenge—but then she realized she'd lost control, and her job…and put herself totally at Blaze's mercy! She had to accept the housekeeping job that Blaze then arranged for her, if she was to provide a secure home for little Rosie. Chrissy comforted herself that even if it hurt to accept Blaze's help, it wouldn't be him who would be her lord and master, so he couldn't make her the target of his blackmailing, womanizing ways….
They must obey the laws…of attraction! Deputy Liam McKenna is dreading the next two weeks. His assignment: watching over the sheriff's daughter, Carly Taggert. Liam has known Carly—and her knack for getting into trouble—since high school. With her kind heart and optimistic nature, she never intends that trouble, but it sure is attracted to her. He expects to be kept on his toes. What he doesn't expect is protecting her from himself. No one is more surprised by the intense passion between them than Liam. Still, nothing can ever happen. She's the boss's daughter and Liam's responsibility. He needs to be professional. At all times. Too bad Carly isn't about to make it easy for him.