Tag: Harlequin

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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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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In His Protection by Sandra Owens

Posted September 14, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Carina Press (Harlequin), Harlequin, NetGalley, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Every small town has its secrets…

Chief of police Tristan Church likes Marsville just the way it is. He has his job and his police dog, Fuzz, for company. He could have Sheriff Skylar Morgan, too, but she’s determined to keep him at arm’s length, even if the one night they shared was unforgettable.

When a kooky Marsville matriarch decides to reopen the town’s old UFO museum, everyone laughs—except Tristan. Inviting cranks and conspiracy theorists to Marsville is bound to be trouble. But he’s on the museum planning committee with Skylar, and he won’t say no to spending time with her…even if he thinks this is a bad idea.

But when their sleepy little town is suddenly full of dangers, Tristan and Fuzz are the only ones who can protect Skylar. And as the threat against her grows, so does the intimacy between Skylar and Tristan. With their lives on the line, can they trust their hearts not to break?

Titles in the K-9 Defenders series include — In His Protection —♦— Her Delta Force Protector —♦— To Hold and Protect —♦—

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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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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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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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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Claimed to Save His Crown by Pippa Roscoe

Posted August 23, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, ARC, Booksprout, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

From Cinderella in the palace shadows…
To his unexpected queen!

Lady-in-waiting Henna would do anything for the royal family that gave her a home when her own wouldn’t. So after Henna stops a marriage that would protect King Aleksander’s throne but ruin his life, she must face the Ice King’s fury!

Aleks’s coldhearted reputation isn’t a secret. His tough exterior is designed to fiercely guard against the heartbreak that once tore his world apart.

But then a transformational kiss with Henna awakens him to a surprising new possibility that could save his crown… And it starts with her!

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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