Tag: Contemporary Romance

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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The Wrong Mr. Right by Maureen Child

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

 

These opposites want what they can’t have as business takes a very personal turn.

Contractor Hannah Yates wears a hard hat for protection on the job. If only she could protect her heart from the man who’s about to put her company on the map!

All she has to do is meet blueblood CEO Bennett Carey’s impossible deadline…and resist their sizzling attraction.

But when her day job leads to an unforgettable night, will Hannah risk everything she’s worked for—or fall for Mr. Right 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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Ways to Win an Ex by Maureen Child

Posted January 1, 2022 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Strong Sexual Content / 0 Comments

He’s back and working with her…but this time she’s making the rules…

Can she have her cake… and her ex, too?

Single mom Serena Carey must pull off the ultra-exclusive Carey fundraiser without a hitch.

Which is exactly the moment Jack Colton walks back into her life.

After seven years, the hotelier is more gorgeous than ever, and the chemistry between them still sizzles. Now he’s offering Serena a business boost she can’t refuse…and she’s offering an invitation to her bed he can’t resist!

Serena sees her chance to set the terms and change the rules of the game. But is she playing for keeps 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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The Wedding Planner’s Christmas Wish by Cara Colter

Posted December 30, 2021 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romance, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author / 0 Comments

 

Her Christmas wish?  The perfect family!

Wedding planner Alexandra makes every bride’s dream come true! If only she could magic her own fairy-tale ending…

After a devastating loss, Alexandra has kept everyone at a distance. Until Drew, owner of New York’s ultimate wedding venue, and his four-year-old daughter come along and steal her heart.

This Christmas, will Alexandra let her guard down and accept the happy-ever-after she never dared dream of?

Titles in the A Wedding in New York multi-author series includes — The Wedding Planner’s Christmas Wish by Cara Colter – Prince’s Surprise Christmas Baby by Ellie Darkins – Reunited Under the Mistletoe by Susan Meier

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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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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Crowned for His Christmas Baby by Maisey Yates

Posted December 3, 2021 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series Multi-Author, Strong Sexual Content / 0 Comments

It started with revenge.
Can a royal baby be his redemption?

Eloise St. George is not feeling festive. Untouched Eloise has loved Prince Vincenzo all her life. When she is swept up in his plans for revenge, she can’t resist!

But one night with her fantasy prince leaves her carrying his heir!

Hell-bent on punishing his cruel father, Vincenzo has vowed never to marry. Until Eloise falls pregnant and he must claim her as his bride.

He may see himself as broken, but can their baby be the Christmas miracle that puts this prince back together?

Titles in the Pregnant Princesses Multi-Author series include — Crowned for His Christmas Baby by Maisey Yates – Pregnant by the Wrong Prince by Jackie Ashenden – The Scandal That Made Her His Queen by Caitlin Crews – His Bride with Two Royal Secrets by Marcella Bell

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 Certainty of Chance by Jacquelyn Middleton

Posted October 16, 2021 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance, NetGalley, Own Voices, Standalone Single Title, Women's Fiction / 0 Comments

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT DECEMBER…

Madeleine Joy is feeling more meh than merry. When an Icelandic volcano erupts six days before Christmas, hazardous ash congests European airspace, canceling flights indefinitely—including the thirtysomething’s connection to Paris. Stranded alone in London, separated from her sister, and with the devastating one-year anniversary of her best friend’s tragic death just days away, Madeleine has never felt less festive. And as if things couldn’t get worse, the cute guy driving the cab to her hotel won’t shut up about carolers and tinsel…

Julian Halliwell is one of life’s sunny optimists. A former music journalist, he’s embraced his love for London by starting his own black cab business, enthusiastically ferrying passengers from one historic landmark to another. But life hasn’t always been easy for Julian. Having navigated several life-changing setbacks including a cruel betrayal by his former fiancée, Julian remains hopeful that he’ll meet somebody kind, who shares his love of music, his corgi named Winnie, and of course, the magic of Christmas time in London.

Despite being an unlikely match, fate seems determined to throw them together. But can the grieving American find joy again in a world where the lights have all but dimmed?

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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