Here Comes the Bride
By Hope Ramsay
Laurie Wilson has always known that she would marry Brandon Kopp. Thrilled that the big day is finally arriving, Laurie throws her heart and soul into planning their wedding at Eagle Hill Manor. But on the day of, just as the minister gets to that part where he asks if there are any reasons the marriage shouldn't go forward, her fiancé stops the proceedings. Humiliated, Laurie finds it even harder to bear since she knows in her heart of hearts that the only man for her is the one who just dumped her.Andrew Lyndon, the best man, sees Laurie's pain and comes up with the perfect plan to make Brandon realize his mistake. He rounds up all of the groomsmen and gets each of them to agree to pose as Laurie's "boyfriend of the moment." He's sure that Brandon will be consumed by jealousy once he sees Laurie moving on with her life -- and doing so with one or more of his friends. The plan works like a charm. There's just one problem: Andrew discovers he wants Laurie for more than just a pretend relationship....
By Sara Richardson
Lance has always put his family first. After his brothers left town, he took over running their bull ranch in Topaz Falls, Colorado. Following in their father's footsteps, Lance became a legendary bull rider. But the sport has taken a toll on him. Lance knows his career is coming to an end -- and he wants to go out on top. With the world finals weeks away, he's devoting all his time and energy to training. So when his ailing father requires more help than Lance can give him, he's forced to strike a deal with the local--not to mention sexy--veterinarian.Jessa Mae Love agrees to helps look after his father for a couple weeks and he'll provide her with the money she needs to save her animal rescue. It's the perfect solution to her woes but when sparks start to fly, Jessa finds it hard to keep her feelings for Lance strictly professional - especially when she moves to the ranch. As their feelings grow deeper, Jessa knows she wants more than just a business arrangement - but she's terrified of his lifestyle and the thought of losing him. Now Jessa must decide if being with Lance is worth the risk of losing it all in one heartbreaking instant...
Her Kind of Man
By Elle Wright
When Mr. Right is oh so wrongI'll never let you go . . . Allina had always dreamed of hearing those words. But when her fiancé, Isaac, utters them, it isn't a promise-it's a threat. Scared and confused, with only moments before the wedding, Allina knows what she must do. Forget walking down the aisle; it's time to run. Back to Michigan. Back to Kent.Kent has loved Allina for longer than he can remember. Out of respect for their friendship, he's never crossed the line, but when she turns up on his doorstep wearing her torn, tearstained wedding gown, the fire inside him ignites. He'll do whatever it takes to make Allina feel safe-like the beautiful, desirable woman she is. But as Kent and Allina grow closer, and their passion pushes deeper, it's clear that something bigger than a botched wedding still lingers between them . . .
Heaven Sent Rain
By Lauraine Snelling
Dinah Taylor has an orderly life that is just how she likes it. A perfectly furnished luxury apartment, a satisfying career as a scientist and CEO of her own company, and an uncomplicated personal life. But all of that changes when she meets seven-year-old Jonah. The boy shows up one day, a scruffy dog by his side, in front of her office building. Dinah knows nothing about kids and even less about animals, but after she buys him breakfast, he shows up the next day...and the next. She tries to learn more about him, to help him, but he's remarkably skilled at evading her questions. And then, late one night, he calls her in a panic - his dog has been badly injured. Dinah rushes them to a local animal clinic, where she meets Garret, a veterinarian with a thriving practice and a passion for drawing. Though Jonah takes to Garret right away, for some reason neither understands, Dinah and Garret just don't mesh. But for Jonah's sake, their lives continue to collide, and slowly the relationship between these three strangers begins to change.
Hope at Dawn
By Stacy Henrie
With her brothers away fighting the Great War overseas, Livy Campbell desperately wants to help her family. Her chance comes when she meets a handsome stranger who lands her a job as a teacher in a place far from her parents' farm. But the war casts a long shadow over the German-American town that Livy now calls home-and the darkness will test everything she thought she knew about family and love . . . More than anything, Friedrick Wagner wants to be part of his adopted country's struggle for peace. But when the bitter animosity between Germans and Americans soon turns citizens against newcomers, friend against friend, he will do whatever it takes to protect Livy from the hysteria that grips their town. As tragedy - and dark secrets from the past - threaten their future, Friedrick and Livy have one chance to stand up for what's right . . . and one chance to fight for their love.
Hard to Handle
By Jessica Lemmon
Sadie Howard never dates a guy more than once-but Fate has other plans for her when it comes to Aiden Downey, the one that got away. Aiden loved her, left her and broke her heart. Yet suddenly she's bumping into him at every turn, driven to distraction by his wicked grin and rock-hard body. Now she can't resist finishing what they started-as long as she doesn't let herself fall in love . . . TWICE AS TEMPTINGAiden Downey threw away the best thing he ever had when he let Sadie go and now he's determined to win back the woman he's always wanted. Sadie agrees to let him into her life-and her bed-as long as there are no strings attached but Aiden's not about to make the same mistake again. Can he convince her to take a second chance on a once-in-a-lifetime love?
Here Comes Trouble
By Erin Kern
TROUBLE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER . . .Growing up poor and abandoned in Trouble, Wyoming, Lacy Taylor learned to be ready for anything-and to always prepare for the worst. She can handle a jailbird dad who won't stay lost and a sister she didn't know she had but Chase McDermott might be her ultimate undoing. Never could she have predicted their long standing battle of wills would erupt into a sizzling, anytime-anywhere passion. Thrown off her game for the first time ever, Lacy figures the only way to fight fire is to turn up the heat . . . Every woman in town would love to tie Chase down but the happily footloose cowboy prefers to roam free. Still, if keeping Lacy hot, bothered and riled up will help her deal with her troubles, he's happy to oblige. But when Chase gets a look at the vulnerable woman hiding behind Lacy's tough bravado, he can't help rethinking his no-commitments rule. Can Chase find the courage to leave his playboy days behind for good and prove he's worthy of Lacy's fragile trust . . . and her love?
Heart of the Demon
By Cynthia Garner
With the next influx only six months away, the Council is hard pressed to keep the preternatural community safe. They decide to put together a team to investigate pret criminal Natchook's followers. Unbeknownst to them, Council member Tobias Caine is developing a team of his own. The leader of Tobias's team is Finn Evnissyen, a demon bad boy who has what it takes to infiltrate Natchook's rogues. Finn is eager to help Tobias after he saved Finn's life in the past. And since Finn has never gotten along with the Council, he's happy to keep Tobias's secret.The Council has assigned Fae warrior, Keira O'Brien, to head their efforts in bringing down Natchook's gang. Keira is determined to help the Council in order to prove her worth after a life of crime in the other dimension. When Finn and Keira's paths cross, they can't deny the sparks that fly. Yet, once they discover they each have been working for opposing sides, they are forced to choose between each other and their duty to bring down a common enemy.
Home for the Summer
By Mariah Stewart
Some of Lucy Sinclair's best days were those spent growing up in small town St Dennis - working at the family inn and enjoying summers filled with swimming, sailing, tennis and the company of Clay Madison, her best friend. But Lucy's darkest day, the one that shattered her innocence with violence and fear, also happened in St Dennis. And the town she once loved became the place she gladly left behind - along with the terrible secret she's kept for twenty years.While Lucy headed off for college and a career, Clay remained - more than satisfied with the life St Dennis had to offer. But now, even after inheriting his family's thriving farm and starting up an organic brewery, he can't help feeling that something's missing. And when Lucy comes back to town to plan a celebrity wedding at the Sinclair family inn, she and Clay reconnect, and find themselves re-evaluating their long-sleeping friendship that could blossom into something deeper. Like a book end to those distant childhood days, this summer will be Lucy's chance to finally confront her hidden pain, make peace with the past and plan her own whole new future.Discover Piatkus Entice: temptation at your fingertips - www.piatkusentice.co.uk
Hunk for the Holidays
By Katie Lane
Driven career-woman Cassie McPherson has no time for romance. So in an effort to please her loving but nosy family, she hires an escort to take her to the family holiday gathering. Only the handsomeman who arrives at the last minute in a tuxedo is actually her brand new business rival, James Sutton. By the end of the evening, the ambitious pair are attracted to each other, and James is kicking himself for allowing her to mistake him for someone else. And Cassie is disappointed that her date could be the perfect guy except for that whole getting-paid-for-it thing. But it's even worse when Cassie finds out who he really is! The path to true love never does run smooth and includes sex advice from one senior citizen, two steamy nights of mistaken identity, three overly-protective brothers, and... to top it all off, a flaming Christmas tree!
Heartstrings And Diamond Rings
By Jane Graves
Alison Carter is tired of dating. She wants to find the same happily ever after that her best friend Heather has, but when her most recent dud of a boyfriend invites her to join him in a threesome rather than the holy bonds of matrimony the way she suspected, she throws her hands up in disgust. She's done! She clearly can't trust her own judgement so she bites the bullet and hires Rochelle Scott, matchmaker extraordinaire. But when Alison walks into Rochelle's office, she spies the most beautiful man she's ever seen...and she's in for the surprise of her life. Brandon Scott is in a desperate situation. He needs money to start his dream business and he needs it now. So when his grandmother unexpectedly passes away, leaving him her matchmaking business, he thinks it might be the opportunity of a lifetime. After all, how hard can it be to pass himself off as a matchmaker and set up a few lonely women on a date? He'll collect the massive fee and call it a day. But from the moment beautiful and spirited Alison walks into his office, she turns everything upside down...
Home At Last Chance
By Hope Ramsay
Tulane Rhodes is furious because National Brands has painted his stock car pink and put a bunny on the hood in order to advertise Cottontail Disposable Diapers. The company also expects him to officiate at baby-changing races across the country. Tulane is embarrased but he either behaves or he's going to find himself back in Last Chance, S.C., racing dirt track cars for Lovett's Hardware. Sarah Murray, a publicist for National Brands, is sent on tour with Tulane to ensure that he makes his personal appearances. Sarah, a prim Yankee, is ill-equipped to manage the hotheaded good ol' boy but her job is on the line. Tulane quickly determines that Sarah is a nice girl, and Tulane has always given nice girls a wide berth ever since Last Chance's infallible matchmaker, Miz Mirian Randall, told him he would one day marry a minster's daughter. For Sarah, it's an old story. Guys are always turning her down because she's too nice and a minister's daughter. How's a girl ever supposed to learn anything if the bad boys won't be bad?