Category: Harlequin Desire

One Night Only by Jayci Lee

Posted January 13, 2023 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Will giving into passion free them from their secret…

Or cost them everything?

Making beautiful music is what chamber violinist Megan Han lives for.

But one night with a seductive stranger and a surprise pregnancy could jeopardize her hard work.

Especially when that handsome stranger turns out to be Daniel Pak, CFO of her father’s company.

The only choice for these star-crossed lovers is to keep their fling—and Megan’s pregnancy—a secret.

But when passion reignites, will they risk one more sweet symphony?

Titles in the Hana Trio series include — A Song of Secrets —♥— One Night Only —♥— Just a Few Fake Kisses —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Rodeo Rebel by Joanne Rock

Posted January 9, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Modern Western Romance, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“Find out for yourself if I’m as bad as everyone says.”

When infamous bull rider Gavin Kingsley finds out he’s been disinherited, he wants answers—and Lauryn Hamilton, his father’s former employee and the local sheriff’s daughter may have them.

Participating in a charity bachelor auction for Lauryn’s horse rescue is the perfect opportunity for Gavin to find what he’s looking for…even if he has to seduce the truth out of her.

When bad boy Gavin unlocks sweet Lauryn’s rebellious side, he may be roped into more than he bargained for.

Titles in the Kingsland Ranch series include — Rodeo Rebel —♥— The Rancher’s Plus-One —♥— Alaskan Blackout —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

Booksprout ARC – release date January 24, 2023

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A Valentine for Christmas by Reese Ryan

Posted January 9, 2023 by Marsha in Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Diverse Voices, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Own Voices, Owned, Series, Series Connection, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

A red-hot romance between a career-focused woman and a determined younger man? 

Doctor’s orders! 

Dr. Julian Brandon is too charming, too sexy, and too young for Chandra Valentine.

But after the successful bachelor rescues her—twice—she owes him.

Still reeling from life-changing family revelations, Chandra somehow agrees to pose as Julian’s girlfriend.

And now the irresistible Julian has plans that start with seduction under the mistletoe and end with their fake relationship erupting into a scorching affair.

Now Chandra’s questioning everything she believed about love… 

Titles in the Valentine Vineyards series include —  A Valentine for Christmas —♥— One Summer of Love —♥— Snowbound Second Chance —♥—

*This series is a spin-off from The Bourbon Brothers and those titles include —  Savannah’s Secrets —♥— The Billionaire’s Legacy —♥— Engaging the Enemy —♥— A Reunion of Rivals —♥— Waking Up Married —♥— The Bad Boy Experiment —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Can this tenacious beauty tame Royal, Texas’s savage beast? 

One New Year’s Eve kiss is all it takes…

To tame a handsome beast.

Thanks to a bogus inheritance, rancher Heath Thurston has a score to settle.

Seducing his sexy land surveyor, Ruby Bennet, is not part of his revenge plan…nor is the snowstorm that leaves them stranded with nothing but a connection they can’t deny.

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, will Heath’s icy heart finally melt, or will he remain a vengeful beast for good?

Titles in the multi-author Texas Cattleman’s Club: Ranchers and Rivals series include — Staking a Claim by Janice Maynard – Boyfriend Lessons by Sophia Singh Sasson – On Opposite Sides by Cat Schield – Rivalry at Play by Nadine GonzalezVacation Crush by Yahrah St. John – An Ex to Remember by Jessica Lemmon – Cinderella Masquerade by LaQuette – One Christmas Night by Jules Bennett – Rancher After Midnight by Karen Booth

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Trouble with Love and Hate by Cat Schield

Posted January 3, 2023 by Marsha in ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

When enemies become lovers, can they work together to save a piece of history? 

The line between love and hate is about to be demolished.

Charleston architect Chase Love is watching Teagan Burns. Her reputation proceeds her, and it’s not pretty. The New York socialite wants to buy an ancestral home from Chase’s best friend, but he’s determined to stop her. Now Chase faces a foe who’s ambitious, determined…and stunning.

Teagan may be a handful, but she’s not the one being unreasonable. The gorgeous architect refuses to work with her! He’s infuriating—and tantalizing. But when Teagan’s past follows her to Charleston, she must choose between the enemy who could ruin her…and the one she’s falling for.

Titles in the Sweet Tea and Scandals series include — Upstairs Downstairs Baby —♥— Substitute Seduction —♥— Revenge with Benefits —♥— Seductive Secrets —♥— Seduction, Southern Style —♥— The Trouble with Love and Hate —♥—

*While I have read all the titles in this series they were not reviewed on this website, so to avoid confusion with links I’m only linking titles reviewed here at Happily Ever After Romance*

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Savannah’s Secrets by Reese Ryan

Posted September 28, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Connection, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Falling for the boss has big consequences…

Savannah Carlisle has the perfect plan.

By infiltrating the Abbott family’s Tennessee bourbon empire as their events manager, she’d be one step closer to claiming half of the business they stole from her grandfather.

Now, she’s not so sure. Because sexy Blake Abbott, heir to it all, is simply intoxicating. He’s supposed to be the enemy.

But after one long, stormy weekend trapped with him, her defenses fail her and she gives into temptation.

Now she’s pregnant with his child….

Titles in The Bourbon Brothers series include — Savannah’s Secrets —♥— The Billionaire’s Legacy —♥— Engaging the Enemy —♥— A Reunion of Rivals —♥— Waking Up Married —♥— The Bad Boy Experiment —♥—

(There is a connection to a new series beginning in late 2022 — Valentine Vineyards — so keep a watch out for that.)

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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A Rancher’s Reward by J. Margot Critch

Posted September 13, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Modern Western Romance, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He’s looking for a marriage of convenience…

With a very inconvenient woman.

To gain control of his grandfather’s ranch, Garrett Hardwell needs a fake fiancée. 

But the deal he offers wedding planner Willa Statler is fraught with complications. Between Garrett’s playboy reputation and Willa’s history as a runaway bride, the rumor mill is working overtime. 

Not to mention Garrett’s best friend—Willa’s overprotective brother—doesn’t exactly know the truth. 

But the greatest threat is their unresolved feelings over a red-hot night they shared years ago. Will their fake engagement be sabotaged by very real desire?

Titles in the Heirs of Hardwell Ranch series include — A Rancher’s Reward —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Their Marriage Bargain by Shannon McKenna

Posted August 17, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

From lovers to enemies to…

husband and wife?

CEO Caleb Moss needs a business arrangement marriage to keep the controlling interest of MossTech. Tilda Riley must prevent a hostile takeover of her family company—and protect the daughter Caleb has never met. The only solution is for these oil-and-water exes to join forces.

Until desire turns a marriage on paper into a hotbed of passion. Their child binds the newlyweds together. But a vengeful enemy bent on their mutual destruction is sowing seeds of doubt and betrayal that could tear Tilda and Caleb apart—this time forever.

Titles in the Dynasties: Tech Tycoons series include — Their Marriage Bargain —♥— The Marriage Mandate —♥— How to Marry a Bad Boy —♥— Married by Midnight —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Crossing Two Little Lines by Joss Wood

Posted July 28, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Just a little fling with the blue-collar billionaire?

What could go wrong?

Advertising executive Jamie Bacall is a woman who knows exactly what she wants: starting with a no-strings affair with irresistible, earthy real estate developer Rowan Cowper.

He’s on board, too—until Jamie gets pregnant. Now Mr. Independent wants something serious. 

Jamie’s history has her convinced that commitment is a four-letter word, but Rowan is determined to prove they really can have it all. 

Can he convince Jamie to cross one more line?

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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A Colorado Claim by Joanne Rock

Posted July 27, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Modern Western Romance, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

She’s back to claim her land

but will her ex reclaim her heart instead?

Rancher Gibson Vaughn doesn’t know why his wayward ex-wife is in town, but the sizzling chemistry between them still blazes.

Lark Barclay needs to focus on fighting for her inheritance, not on a sexy former player.

Yet Lark is helpless when it comes to Gibson’s seductive kisses and soon falls into his bed.

But will the heartbreaking secret she’s carried since their divorce ruin their second chance at happiness?

Titles in the Return to Catamount series include — Rocky Mountain Rivals -♥- One Colorado Night -♥- A Colorado Claim -♥- 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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