Stranded in the sands, Katrina is rescued by the Sheikh and taken back to his lavish desert camp. But in order to protect her, he will have to wed her. Then he discovers that she is untouched, a virgin. He is a desert sheikh who lives by a strict code of honor: Katrina must become his wife! Her time will be spent at the Sheikh's pleasure...
"Stockholm Syndrome, sex, and too-stupid-to-live"
A fiery passion which treads the line between lust and hate… He wants to hate her, but he’s passionately attracted to her. Just who is Lily Wrightington - cynical fashion photographer or studious art historian? Prince Marco di Lucchesi can’t hide his haughty disdain for this Englishwoman - or his attraction to her! The atmosphere between them alternately sizzles with dislike and erotic promise. If Marco drops his guard, the passion he’s trying to keep firmly under wraps might just unleash itself…
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A fiery passion which treads the line between lust and hate... He wants to hate her, but he's passionately attracted to her. Just who is Lily Wrightington - cynical fashion photographer or studious art historian? Prince Marco di Lucchesi can't hide his haughty disdain for this Englishwoman - or his attraction to her! The atmosphere between them alternately sizzles with dislike and erotic promise. If Marco drops his guard, the passion he's trying to keep firmly under wraps might just unleash itself...
For over five decades, Amber Fulshawe has been at the helm of Denham Silk, the Macclesfield mill that she inherited from her Grandmother. With many tumultuous years behind them, Amber and her beloved husband Jay, are looking to the legacy that their own grandchildren will inherit. But long-buried secrets and hidden desires have always lain at the heart of the family - as this generation are finding out.
With her last pennies in her pocket, Elizabeth Wareham arrived in Greece to fight for what was hers. But her adversary, Ilios Manos, was like a man carved from mythology. Ilios would take her body if he had to - he was in that kind of mood. But the flicker behind her eyes belied an innocence he couldn't ruin. So he'd take the next best thing - he was a man in need of a wife.... He would show her mercy, and she would take his name!
Sienna had been swept off her feet by the handsome, powerful Greek, Alexis Stefanides. 'I shall imprint myself on your heart and body so that you will never forget me,' he'd said once he'd won her heart. She'd been chosen - not for love but in vengeance for the wrong he believed her brother had done his sister. Too late the truth came out - too late to save Sienna's whole world from exploding in pain. Still deep in shock, Sienna found herself married to Alexis, with her mind instinctively fearful of her body's intimate cravings....
Pepper Minesse is a success: a wealthy, stylish businesswoman who commands respect. But she owes that success to a thirst for revenge. Twelve years have given her the ammunition to ruin the four men responsible for the event that destroyed her as a woman - their careers for her lost innocence. At a formal meeting, Pepper offers them an impossible choice between resignation and blackmail.
Susannah was a successful writer for Tomorrow magazine, but the new managing editor - the dynamic Hazard Maine - made it clear that he thought she was cheating her way to the top. It didn't help their working relationship, either, that Susannah found him devilishly attractive. So attractive that she allowed him to believe the worst of her, so that she wouldn’t be tempted to fall in love with him! Why, when he despised her, did he insist on singling her out?
Marriage to Joss Wycliffe was the obvious solution to Eleanor de Tressail’s problems. She had no other way of keeping her grandfather’s debt-ridden estate intact, and she had promised that she would never part with Easterhay. But she hesitated.... For one thing, Joss’ proposal was more of a demand. For another, he made it clear that he was marrying her for the sake of her aristocratic background and not because he wanted her - or even liked her!
Charley would do anything to keep her wages coming in to support her impoverished sisters and nephews -even if that meant working in Italy for the demanding and commanding Duke Raphael Della Striozzi. Raphael couldn’t see how a woman so artistic would be seen dead in her cheap high-street clothes. It was straight off to a designer boutique for her! But it was in Raphael’s bedroom that Charlotte’s complete transformation took place - from shy, dowdy virgin to confident, beautiful...mistress!
"I want to know why, when you become all woman in my arms, when you respond so passionately to my kiss, you’re going to marry a man who you’ve just admitted can’t turn you on." Carter Macdonald oozed sex appeal. He was the sort of man who could easily sweep a woman off her feet. But Elspeth was made of sterner stuff. She wanted an orderly life with no highs and lows, no chaotic emotions. And that was exactly what Peter, a wealthy lawyer, was offering her.
Annie can’t believe Dominic Carlyle’s claim. How can he be her husband? Why would she have walked out on him and forgotten all about their marriage? To jog Annie’s memory, Dominic insists they move in together: Annie is strangely compelled to say yes - haunted by the memory of a dream in which a man makes love to her - a man who looks just like Dominic.
Take one woman, add a boss who’s told the world they’re having an affair, and then concoct one very special dish in order to save the heroine’s catering career! Heaven Matthews is trying to pick up the pieces after becoming entangled in her old boss’s scheme to divorce his wife. Making mail order puddings to help stay afloat, she is offered the chance to cater for a special Christmas meal. A Christmas meal for her ex-boss. One that Heaven intends to make very special indeed!
Ionanthe will leave her freedom at the castle doors. The ancient laws of this kingdom demand an eye for an eye – and she must pay the price for her sister’s mistake. Recently crowned Prince Max plans to bring change to his country, but only after his beautiful new bride has arrived – as payment for the debt he is owed… A ruthless ruler and a virgin queen. Trembling with the fragility of new spring buds, Ionanthe will go to her husband: she was given as penance, but he’ll take her for pleasure!
Felicity Clairemont has come to Spain to claim her inheritance. Unfortunately that means spending time with the Duque Vidal y Salvadores - and the darkly handsome Spaniard has always made it plain how little he thinks of her. The last time Vidal saw Fliss he desired and hated her with equal measure. But now honour demands he must help her. As the truth about Fliss’ family comes flooding out, and the power of their attraction takes hold, can Vidal admit how wrong he’s been about her?
For nearly four years Blake Templeton had left his wife, Jaime, and their daughter, Fern, strictly alone. So why had he now decided to re-enter their lives? Was it just chance that his arrival coincided with the proposed sale of the Abbey - and the attacks on Jaime to stop her from joining the campaign against its sale? And just what was his involvement with the beautiful Caroline Travers - the owner of the Abbey? Jaime just could not believe that her husband had changed so much, but all the evidence was there, plain to see. Or was it?
After travelling the world with her parents, Lisa yearned for stability, roots and tradition. Marriage to solid, dependable Henry would help her achieve this ambition, but first she had to meet his parents! Christmas in the snow-bound Yorkshire Dales should have been a joyous occasion, but Henry’s family home was as cold and chill as his mother was aloof and unbending. Rescue came in the unlikely guise of the exasperating Oliver Davenport.
Marry in haste, repent at leisure. But although Lacey’s marriage had gone disastrously wrong, she could hardly regret what it had given her - her beloved daughter, Jessica. For 20 years she had neither seen nor heard of the man who had been her husband and who had hurt her so badly that she had not dared to look for a relationship since. But now he was back in her life, shattering her hard-won confidence and threatening the secure world she had built around her. And, what was worse, Lacey realised that she still loved him.
Life wasn’t easy as a single parent, but somehow Win had managed to raise a child that any parent could be proud of. And now Charlie’s father was back on the scene and demanding a share in his son. Was a share all he wanted, or did he intend to take Charlie away from her? All Win knew was that in the space of a few days James had managed to turn her from a calm, self-assured adult into an insecure bundle of nerves. But was her concern all for Charlie?
Sarah believed in love at first sight. But after meeting the man of her dreams, and spending a night of passion in his arms, she was scared the magic couldn’t possibly last. So she left before he awoke. Joshua Howard had met his perfect woman, and lost her again in one night. Now he vowed to get his own back on her, and his revenge was going to be slow and sweet. It would begin as soon as he introduced himself as Sarah’s new boss!