Surrogate mother, Sheri O’Connor, loves her adorable twins. Since the donor parents were killed before their birth, she’s gladly taken on the responsibility to raise them herself. When their Chilean Uncle, Miguel Rivera, arrives with no warning, expecting to take them back to his country, she unravels and coldly informs him that isn’t going to happen. After all, they were her eggs used in the In Vitro process. Consequently, her claim supersedes anyone else’s. Never in a million years does she dream that the South American heartstopper wants her babies so much that he will force her to marry him by threatening to withhold the money she needs for an operation for her tiny son.
Four gang members killed her brother. Now it’s payback!
Cass won't rest until her brother's murderers are jailed or dead. She goes after them one at a time with no intention of stopping until she has revenge. Detective McGuire takes a bullet for her. Now the annoying man believes she’s his responsibility and wants to stop her, protect her... love her.
Hooker, Faith Whitely, known to her Johns as Sunshine, has struggled to always be a decent person. With limited options, she survives until a man she loves dies in a violent, intolerable situation & she blames herself. Her world crumbles into drugs & self-hate until she’s saved by a baby’s screams and a single father’s inability to care for the tiny, helpless child. She needs that baby – his father needs her.
In this beautiful holiday love story, Belinda Page, a single mom of a very intelligent four-year-old daughter, is at her wits end trying to keep up with the baby genius. When the child throws herself into a lake to rescue a puppy, Belinda is frantic. Turning to the man who saves both babies, she seeks his support - until she finds out he’s one of those hated Carltons. After all, it was at their home where she’d gone to a party, been drugged, raped and left to deal with the consequences.
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When Special Agent Finnegan O'Reilly gets shot, and the news brings on his father’s heart attack, he decides to take leave from further undercover assignments. Until his boss forces one more case on him - to take place in their own pub. Acting as the target to expose serial, suicide killers rampaging through New York City, Finn must play the part of a wife-beater, a cheating husband and an all-time jerk. No problem, until he meets his make-believe wife.
Renée Knight enjoys her job as a New York City cop. Her disguises have become a permanent fixture in her life, and no one knows what she really looks like. Except for the father she loves fiercely… the man, whose suicide makes no sense.
Abandoned puppies found under the porch of their duplex become an issue when Ruby Innes overrides her co-tenant, Thatcher Rollins, in his demand she call in the SPCA. Instead, she becomes a surrogate mother to the tiny balls of fluff… with the cranky good-looker’s unexpected assistance. Not surprising, one of the pups bonds with Thatcher and won’t be put aside. After all, it’s exactly how she’s beginning to feel about the guy whose bluff exterior hides a mushy heart. Seriously, how can a woman ignore someone who loves his mother so much, he’s willing to fly to Vegas to stop her wedding to a man he believes will make her unhappy? Until Ruby finds out the groom is her father.
Then she has no option but to follow and put a stop to Thatcher’s meddling.
But…will she be in time?
Going back in time 40 years, a model takes over the body of a chubby librarian and the sparks fly!
Two women living in one body is hilarious, heart-warming and totally up-lifting. Both have romances, both learn lessons from the other and both grow much stronger because of their unique relationship. The reviews all say - this is a story you will thoroughly enjoy!
When attractive Las Vegas detective, Aurora Morelli, makes a friend, she takes the relationship very seriously. If anyone hurts that person, they’re going down. While Aurora may be slim and dainty on the outside, she has the heart of a lion, and when angry, the manners of a she-cat. The sick schmuck who dared attack her partner, Debbie, is now her prime target, and nothing or no one will stand in her way—except maybe her new partner, a purse-carrying, Bruce Willis lookalike who arrives in town seeking vengeance on the same culprit.
Kai Lawson doesn’t want a partner. Especially if she’s one he has to protect. After all, his mind is solely on getting to the animal who raped his sister. The same guy responsible for her suicide. Vengeance is mine saith the Lord. That was Kai’s plan also.
Sick and alone with her three-year-old daughter at Christmastime, Belle needs help. When her neighbor’s brother gets involved, she welcomes the soft-spoken, good-looker into her world. Rescuing her kidnapped daughter isn’t part of the deal but any man willing to babysit his sister’s menagerie of pets and cares that much about a stranger’s baby is a guy she wants to get to know much better.
Jesse has only loved one woman in his life. Years ago, she left him with a broken heart and a lot of poignant memories. No one can replace her. No other woman has ever come close. So why does this loving mom sneak into his head continuously? And why can’t he shake her loose? One spoilt girl in his life, a sister who expects him to live on a pedestal, is enough for any man.
A young mother's eight-year-old secret!
How can Anne go back to Texas knowing that her son would be meeting a father and grandmother who never even knew he existed? But how can she stay away when a woman, who’d been the only mother she ever knew, is dying and needs her?
Does true love ever fade once the embers are stirred?
Naïve & love-starved, Annie will soon to be celebrating her big 3-0. Something needs to be done! Celi, her ‘down-to-earth’ guardian angel appears to help kick-start Annie’s big change—her looks, her job, her whole life. By taking a managerial position with a sophisticated shoe manufacturer, Annie becomes embroiled with her new associates and hooked on the power of big business.
Tyler, a Social Worker and a woman-hater previously hurt in two relationships, only wants Annie in his life as a good buddy. Oh yeah! And to help with his mixed-up street kids. Perversely, once her life alters, he misses her like hell. In one sweet night of loving everything changes. But, due to an overabundance of nightcaps, she doesn’t remember the night he can’t forget.