Category: Sexual Content

One Little Secret by Maureen Childs

Posted January 2, 2022 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

A routine business deal comes with a secret baby surprise!

The man who got away is back

and a little surprise awaits him…

Single mom Sadie Harris couldn’t resist charming entrepreneur Justin Carey—and she couldn’t convince him to stay.

And then she made the mistake of keeping her pregnancy a secret after they parted ways…

Now he’s back to make a deal with her family—and meet his son for the first time.

With emotions running high, Sadie and Justin soon cross the line from anger to passion…to possibly more. But will Justin stay this time?

Titles in the Dynasties: The Carey Center series include — The Ex Upstairs – Ways to Win an Ex – The Wrong Mr. Right – One Little Secret –

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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One More Second Chance by Nicki Night

Posted December 30, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Diverse Voices, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

Exes reunite at the wedding of the season…

She ended things with ex-fiancé Carter Blackwell, the last thing Phoenix Jones wants is to reunite with him at the year’s hottest destination wedding.

But as the sensual tropical setting reawakens long-suppressed desire, a twist of fate forces Phoenix to walk down the aisle with Carter—as maid of honor and best man.

She knows he’s used to sealing any deal. Will Carter seize this second chance and finally convince her to say I do?

Titles in the Blackwells of New York series include — Intimate Negotiations – One More Second Chance

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 Billionaire’s Cinderella Housekeeper by Miranda Lee

Posted December 5, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Duet (series), Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

New job? Check.
Drop-dead gorgeous boss? Check!

For hardworking Ruby, accepting a live-in housekeeper position for an absent mystery tycoon should be easy!

When he returns, she quickly realizes that working for the seriously sexy Sebastian is going to be quite the challenge.

The loss of his late wife has left Sebastian emotionally guarded, but he can’t deny the blazing heat with his irresistible housekeeper.

A red-hot tryst should quell their desires, but Sebastian didn’t expect to see shy Ruby fit into his lavish world quite so perfectly…

Titles in the Housekeeper Brides for Billionaires duet include —  Maid for the Untamed BillionaireThe Billionaire’s Cinderella Housekeeper

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

Miranda Lee’s final story for Mills and Boon / Harlequin before her death in November of 2021.

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Maid for the Untamed Billionaire by Miranda Lee

Posted December 5, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Duet (series), Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

From making his bed…

To sharing it!

Charismatic Jake Sanderson has always flustered shy housekeeper Abby Jenkins. She deliberately avoids his intoxicating presence while cleaning his Sydney mansion. Until, after an emotional encounter, she glimpses another side to her enigmatic boss…

Being suddenly swept into Jake’s world—and his arms!—is an eye-opening experience for widow Abby. Exhilarated by their thrilling chemistry, she’s finally emerging from the shadows of her grief, more confident than before.

But when Jake’s number one rule is no long-term relationships, how can ordinary maid Abby possibly tame the wild billionaire?

Titles in the Housekeeper Brides for Billionaires duet include — Maid for the Untamed Billionaire – The Billionaire’s Cinderella Housekeeper

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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For His Daughter’s Sake by Stella Bagwell

Posted December 5, 2021 by Marsha in Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

The Cowboy’s Second Chance 

Single dad Tyler Abernathy has vowed to devote himself completely to his little girl, Maeve.

The widowed rancher’s belief that he wasn’t a present-enough father or husband pushes him to turn down the locals’ well-meaning attempts to fix him up.

But when he meets Callie Sheldrick, she disarms him in ways he can’t explain…or ignore. Walking away would be the right thing to do.

Yet doing the “right” thing might end up breaking all three of their hearts…

Titles in the Montana Mavericks: The Real Cowboys of Bronco Heights series include –The Rancher’s Summer Secret by Christine Rimmer – For His Daughter’s Sake by Stella Bagwell – The Most Eligible Cowboy by Melissa Senate – Grand-Prize Cowboy by Heatherly Bell – A Kiss at the Mistletoe Rodeo by Kathy Douglass – Dreaming of a Christmas Cowboy by Brenda Harlen 

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

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The Wedding Night They Never Had by Jackie Ashenden

Posted December 4, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Duet (series), Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

He must take a bride…
But he already has a wife!

Charming Prince Cassius wed young Inara Donati to save her from a dreadful forced betrothal. But their arrangement was only on paper.

Five years later, after tragedy makes him king, Cassius needs heirs, and for that, he requires a real queen!

Bookish Inara isn’t made for court life. But when Cassius demands a divorce, even she’s surprised by the strength of her refusal—and unfulfilled desire.

Yet to find the courage to ask him for a true marriage, Inara must first believe she can be the queen he needs…

Titles in the multi-author duet The Greeks’ Race to the Altar include — Stolen in Her Wedding Gown by Amanda Cinelli – The Wedding Night They Never Had by Jackie Ashenden

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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Christmas Miracle in Jamaica by Ann McIntosh

Posted November 23, 2021 by Marsha in Diverse Voices, Harlequin, Harlequin Medical Romance, Own Voices, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

’Tis the season…

For surprises!

One unforgettable night with surgeon Sam Powell signaled newfound independence for freshly divorced neurologist Chloe Bailey. She never thought she’d see Sam again, until a new assignment takes her to stunning Jamaica for Christmas and Sam is there, too!

But when Chloe discovers she’s pregnant, it’s life-changing for both of them! Sam will always be the father of her baby, but is he about to become a whole lot more?

Titles in The Christmas Project multi-author series include — Christmas Miracle in Jamaica by Ann McIntosh – December Reunion in Central Park by Deanne Anders – Winter Nights with the Single Dad by Allie Kincheloe – A Festive Fling in Stockholm by Scarlet Wilson

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 Christmas at Evergreen Ranch by Maisey Yates

Posted November 22, 2021 by Marsha in Harlequin, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Gold Valley’s rodeo champion is facing the toughest challenge of his life—a Christmas wedding!

Legendary bull rider Jake Daniels has only one plan this Christmas—to ignore the pain the season always brings. Until his best friend, Callie Carson, shows up on his ranch with a marriage proposal. Jake has lived so close to the edge it’s a miracle he’s still alive—he knows all about risk. But marrying the woman he craves more than anything feels like the biggest risk of all.

Callie Carson may be rodeo royalty, but to fulfill her dreams of riding saddle bronc, she needs her inheritance. And to access that, she needs a husband. But Jake the husband is deliciously different from Jake the friend, especially after the wild heat of their wedding night. He was only supposed to be her cowboy for Christmas, but Jake’s every heart-stopping touch has Callie questioning how she’ll ever be able to walk away.

In the bonus novella Her First Christmas Cowboy, Tala gets a surprise Christmas delivery—a cowboy on her doorstep!

Titles in the Gold Valley series include — Smooth-Talking Cowboy – Untamed Cowboy – Good Time Cowboy – A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas – Unbroken Cowboy – Cowboy to the Core – Lone Wolf Cowboy – Cowboy Christmas Redemption – The Bad Boy of Redemption Ranch – The Hero of Hope Springs -The Last Christmas Cowboy -The Heartbreaker of Echo Pass – Rodeo Christmas at Evergreen Ranch – The True Cowboy of Sunset Ridge (December 2021)

(While I’ve read this entire series, not all were reviewed here at Happily Ever After Romance, the links above are only for titles on this site.)

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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Accidental Homecoming by Sabrina York

Posted October 10, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

 

It’s time to face the past he’s been running from.

Danny Diem’s life is upended when he inherits a small-town ranch.

But learning he has a daughter in need of lifesaving surgery is his biggest shock yet.

He’d never gotten over telling his ex Lizzie Michaels that he wasn’t the marrying kind.

But her loving strength for their little girl tugs at his heartstrings—and makes him wonder if he’s ready to embrace the role he’s always run from: father.

Titles in The Sterling Ranch series include — Accidental Homecoming – Recipe for a Homecoming – The Marine’s Reluctant Return (February 2022) –

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 Ex Upstairs by Maureen Child

Posted October 7, 2021 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

She never knew she’d go this far

to keep her enemy this close!

When CEO Henry Porter snaps up a coveted property, Amanda Carey declares war on her ex-lover and business rival.

Posing as a maid in his Beverly Hills mansion is the perfect way to tease out his corporate secrets.

But before long, her brilliant plan lands her in Henry’s bed again.

With her cover blown, Amanda realizes her entire future is riding on the man who seems determined to ruin her… Or is he about to turn the tables yet again?

Titles in the Dynasties: The Carey Center series include — The Ex Upstairs – Ways to Win an Ex – The Wrong Mr. Right – One Little Secret –

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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