Category: Owned

Sheriff in the Saddle by Delores Fossen

Posted September 18, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Intrigue, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

To uphold the law

…will she take down her ex? 

The town wants her to arrest her former boyfriend for murder on his ranch­—but Sheriff Leigh Mercer refuses.

The newly elected law enforcer doesn’t have evidence against bad boy Cullen Brodie.

In fact, the search for the killer draws them passionately close again…and into relentless danger.

Not only could Leigh lose her job for not collaring Brodie…but they could both lose their lives.

Titles in The Law in Lubbock County series include — Sheriff in the Saddle —♥— Maverick Justice —♥— Lawman to the Core —♥— Spurred to Justice —♥—

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 Powerful Boss She Craves by Joss Wood

Posted September 13, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Trigger Warning! / 0 Comments

Her compelling attraction…
…to the CEO she shouldn’t want!

South African event planner Ella Yeung is done with men who call the shots.

So when commanding Micah Le Roux requests her assistance in finding a last-minute venue for his sister’s society wedding, she can’t believe she’s even considering it…

Only there’s something about her steel-edged new boss that intrigues and attracts Ella beyond reason.

Yielding temporarily to the passion between them may help them both move on from the past. But the intensity of their connection tells a different—more permanent—story!

Titles in the Scandals of the Le Roux Wedding include — The Billionaire’s One-Night Baby —♥— The Powerful Boss She Craves —♥— The Twin Secret She Must Reveal —♥—

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

I’m going to put up a Trigger Warning because there are subjects discussed in this story that may be a trigger for some readers.

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The Billionaire’s One-Night Baby by Joss Wood

Posted August 30, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

They said one night only…

Until a baby binds them—forever!

Running Johannesburg’s top bridal boutique doesn’t mean Dodi Lewis believes in happily ever after. Past experience has shattered that illusion. But a single breathtaking encounter with Jago Le Roux—that Dodi believes in!

After growing up with a volatile father, Jago’s sure a family isn’t for him. Until Dodi tells him she’s pregnant… Suddenly Jago can’t picture a future without his child—or Dodi!

That means putting his emotions on the line, something he’s never done before…

Titles in the Scandals of the Le Roux Wedding include — The Billionaire’s One-Night Baby —♥— The Powerful Boss She Craves —♥— The Twin Secret She Must Reveal —♥—

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 Cowgirl’s Redemption by Mindy Obenhaus

Posted August 28, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Harlequin, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Love Inspired (Harlequin), Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance / 1 Comment

 

She came home to make things right

Will she be given a second chance?

Gloriana Prescott has returned to her Texas hometown to make amends—even if the townsfolk she left behind aren’t ready to forgive.

But when her mother’s ranch manager, Justin Broussard, is tasked with saving the struggling rodeo so his teen daughter can compete, Gloriana sees a chance to prove she’s really changed.

But can she prove to Justin, and the town, that she’s trustworthy? 

Titles in the Hope Crossing series include — The Cowgirl’s Redemption —♥— A Christmas Bargain —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Stolen Nights with the King by Sharon Kendrick

Posted August 28, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

London, Paris, New York…
Her jet-set fling with the king!

As a child, servant’s daughter Rosie Forrester adored her friend Prince Corso. Now he’s a high-and-mighty king? Not so much! Yet his demand that she attend an international royal tour with him can’t be denied—and neither can their chemistry!

Their passionate tryst can only ever be temporary—Corso has to marry a woman of noble blood. It’s a good thing virgin Rosie has vowed never to believe in the illusion of love. But as their time runs out, will their stolen nights together be enough?

The July of 2022 novels from the Harlequin Presents line all follows a bit of a fairy tale retelling.  Although not directly related within a series, they all carry the same theme of a modern-day fairy tale connection.

Titles in the Passionately Ever After theme include —  1: A Baby to Tame the Wolfe by Heidi Rice —♥—  2: Stolen Nights with the King by Sharon Kendrick —♥—  3: The Kiss She Claimed from the Greek by Abby Green —♥—  4: A Scandal Made at Midnight by Kate Hewitt —♥—  5: Cinderella in the Billionaire’s Castle by Clare Connelly —♥—  6: The Princess He Must Marry by Jadesola James —♥—  7: Undone by Her Ultra-Rich Boss by Lucy King —♥—  8: Her Secret Royal Dilemma by Chantelle Shaw —♥—

This title is also the beginning story in the Secrets of the Monerosso Throne series those titles include — Stolen Nights with the King —♥— Her Christmas Baby Confession —♥—

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 Deputy in Amish Country by Patricia Johns

Posted August 27, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

 

Falling for a witness

Was never his plan

When Annabelle Richards needs someone to keep her safe until she’s able to testify, Deputy Conrad Westhouse volunteers to protect her at his family’s ranch, deep in Amish Country.

Watching Annabelle charm his neighbors and dream of starting over in the Ohio countryside tugs at Conrad’s heart…even though keeping his emotions locked down is the only way to protect the woman he’s starting to care about.

Titles in the Amish Country Haven series include — A Deputy in Amish Country —♥— A Cowboy in Amish Country —♥—

 

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His Desert Bride by Demand by Lela May Wight

Posted August 25, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Sexual Content, Standalone Single Title / 0 Comments

 

He asked for a night
Now he requires her hand!

Newly orphaned Charlotte Hegarty is ready to start living her life. She’s determined a reckless encounter with her first love, Prince Akeem, will free her from the past. Maybe then she’ll be able to forget him…

Akeem wants to show Charlotte what she gave up when she turned her back on him. So he sweeps her away to his desert kingdom, intent on seduction.

Yet when their secret tryst threatens to become a scandal, duty-bound Akeem makes an outrageous demand: Charlotte will be his queen!

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

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Stolen from Her Royal Wedding by Pippa Roscoe

Posted August 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Returning to the palace unwed…
But not untouched!

Princess Marit’s elopement isn’t exactly all she’d dreamed of, but at least it is on her terms. That is until Greek billionaire Lykos Livas steals her away in her wedding gown!

Enlisted by the king, Lykos must return Marit to the palace—unwed. Yet hearing about her duty-bound life painfully recalls the memories of his own hard-won freedom. He offers her a week of rebellion traveling around Europe with him.

But as the chemistry between them becomes undeniable, so does the deadline for Marit’s royal return!

Titles in The Royals of Svardia series include —  Snowbound with His Forbidden Princess —♥— Stolen from Her Royal Wedding —♥— Claimed to Save His Crown —♥—

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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Snowbound with His Forbidden Princess by Pippa Roscoe

Posted August 22, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

A winter storm…

and a white-hot reunion!

Princess Freya is dreading the dutiful task that will mean facing Kjell Bergqvist again. The hardened soldier he’s become is nothing like the man who broke her heart eight years ago.

But memories of what they once shared enflame new desires when a snowstorm leaves them stranded!

Kjell can’t forgive Freya for exiling him from his country—until they discover the truth of what really tore them apart. Without a royal title, he cannot offer Freya the future she deserves, but they have each other as long as the storm rages…

Titles in The Royals of Svardia series include —  Snowbound with His Forbidden Princess —♥— Stolen from Her Royal Wedding —♥— Claimed to Save His Crown —♥—

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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