Orgueil et tentations de Maureen Child.
Afin de toucher leur héritage, les frères Reilly vont devoir s'affronter dans un incroyable défi : renoncer à l'amour. Une condition impossible ?
Irrésistible tentation .
Brian Reilly n'est pas homme à envisager la défaite. Aussi est-ce par fierté, et non par avidité, qu'il a accepté de défier ses frères. Mais pour l'emporter - et être assuré d'empocher l'intégralité de leur héritage - il n'a d'autre choix que de renoncer à reconquérir son ex-femme, Tina, qu'il n'a jamais cessé d'aimer...
Les surprises de l'amour .
Déterminé, Connor Reilly est persuadé de remporter haut la main le défi que ses frères et lui se sont lancé. Au nom de quoi, en effet, se laisserait-il déposséder de son héritage ? Peut-être au nom de la passion. Celle que, malgré lui, il éprouve pour la délicieuse Emma Jacobsen, la seule femme qui ait jamais compté pour lui...
Les pouvoirs de la passion .
Encore quelques semaines et Aidan Reilly aura prouvé à ses frères qu'il est le meilleur d'entre eux. Il aura alors gagné son défi. Seule devrait compter cette ultime victoire. Et pourtant, en ce moment, Aidan n'a qu'une obsession : la sublimissime Terry Evans. Une obsession qui pourrait bien le conduire à sa perte...
Et s'il était possible d'écouter son coeur - juste une fois ? Pour Alexis, ce rêve s'incarne bientôt sous les traits virils de Garrett King. Depuis qu'elle a rencontré cet homme au regard envoûtant, elle se prend à vouloir tout oublier - sa charge de princesse de Cadria, ses devoirs et responsabilités - pour vivre le moment présent. Près de lui. Garrett ignorant tout de son identité, voilà qu'elle est enfin considérée pour ce qu'elle est vraiment ! Du moins le croit-elle, car, en réalité, Garrett est un garde du corps, engagé par son père...
The finest plumber in California, Michaela "Mike" Marconi has given up looking for lasting love, until she gets more than she bargained for when she confronts Lucas Gallagher, the millionaire who has purchased the land that she wants for herself. Original.
Connor Reilly had laughed at his brother for being the first triplet to lose the "no sex for ninety days" bet. Though there were two long, tempting months ahead for him, Connor was determined to go the distance. Because not only was he a marine; he was a Reilly. For two years, Connor had been coming to Emma Jacobsen's shop, and she'd listened to him talk about this woman and that one. She'd thought their friendship was special. Until he admitted how "safe" and "comfortable" he felt around her. Well, war declared! She was going to show her "pal" just how much of a threat she could be to his winning the bet!
Expecting Lonergan's Baby Surgeon Sam Lonergan lived a no-strings-attached life...until he met Maggie Collins, the young, sexy housekeeper of his family's ranch. Their affair was hot, their secret rendezvous hotter. But after sharing incredible passion with Sam, Maggie discovered she was pregnant. Strictly Lonergan's Business Tired of going unnoticed by the boss she loved for years, Kara Sloan decided now was the time to pack her bags and quit. But just as she was about to storm away, Cooper Lonergan surprised her with a night of seduction. Cooper's plan was to do anything to keep Kara in his life... Satisfying Lonergan's Honour They hadn't touched since that night years before when passion spiralled out of control, yet Donna recognised the desire in Jake Lonergan's eyes. Now Jake is determined to give her and her son the Lonergan name - his honour demands it!
He was a Guardian. An immortal fighter of evil. The sexy, sword-wielding stranger standing before Julie Carpenter claimed he was out to destroy a demon and that she was its next target. As he whisked her away to his fortresslike mansion high in the Hollywood hills, she could only hope Kieran was not the true danger. For centuries Kieran had heard the legend of Destined Mates...but he never believed until now. He could read Julie's thoughts, sense her deepest desires. And he knew she wanted him just as he knew joining with her would make him strong enough to defeat any demon from hell. But the cost might be losing the woman who was his true salvation.
Three passionate love stories from bestselling author Maureen Child Scorned by the Boss Shipping tycoon Jefferson wasn't a man who took no for an answer. So when his 'faithful' secretary quit, he followed her to her holiday resort. But there'd be no relaxing for Jefferson...he was out to seduce Caitlyn. But she was more desirable than Jefferson had ever realised. Seduced by the Rich Man Max's need for a temporary wife and his desire for Janine seemed to coincide perfectly. He knew that Janine wasn't in a position to refuse his offer - or his bed. But then their make-believe marriage became more passionate than either anticipated... Captured by the Billionaire Gabriel had nearly forgotten the past...until Debbie arrived at his resort. She'd walked away from him once, but now he wasn't letting her leave his island without exacting his own brand of revenge - the ultimate seduction.
WILL YOU MARRY ME... TEMPORARILY? If Jenny Blake didn't marry in four days, horrors upon horrors would befall her, according to a legendary family curse. Yet standing in her polka-dot dress in the middle of the Love Me Tender Wedding Chapel with hired husband "Jimmy the Lip" wasn't her idea of the perfect wedding. Luckily, a very handsome stranger came to her rescue! Bounty hunter Nick Tarantelli just couldn't let innocent Jenny be taken advantage of - especially by her crooked groom-to-be. He had to stop this marriage. But what he didn't expect was to step in as her temporary husband to save the desperate woman - or wishing for a lifetime of wedding nights with his beautiful blushing bride... .
HER STAND-IN FIANCE? When Tracy Hall vowed to be the belle of her high school reunion, she thought all she'd need was a glamorous new look, a diamond ring on her finger and a fiance - conveniently left behind, of course. Simple, right? Wrong! Once she met up with high school heartthrob Rick Bennet, her simple plan went awry. For after an unexpected night of passion with the gorgeous marine captain, Tracy suddenly found herself inconveniently pregnant. Now Rick no longer wanted to be her pretend fiance ... but her husband of convenience. But what Rick was willing to do for duty, Tracy could do only for love... . BACHELOR BATTALION: Defending their country is their duty; love and marriage is their reward!
THE BRIDE HAS A SERIOUS CASE OF... PREGNANCY! The stick was blue - and positive! Any way she looked at it, Denise Torrance's well-ordered life was about to turn upside down... and all because of an unexpected night with the man of her dreams! But when that very man insisted they marry for their child's sake, Denise could only hope Mike Ryan would be the groom of her dreams, too... . There was no denying the passion that burned between them - her handsome new husband's desire for her hadn't cooled a bit. But dare Denise hope to win his heart?
COLONEL DAD... AND MAJOR MOM? Impossible! Could it be that Major Kate Jennings was going to be Major Mom? And the devastatingly handsome marine she'd had a long-distance relationship with was going to be a daddy - Colonel Daddy that is! Suddenly things were very complicated. Especially now that Colonel Tom Candello was her newly assigned boss... . Kate was sure the confirmed bachelor would offer her a marriage of convenience - after all, that was the honorable thing to do. Trouble was, how could Kate every agree to an in-name-only union when her heart had secretly ached for Tom all along? BACHELOR BATTALION: Defending their country is their duty; love and marriage is their reward!
Sean King was in trouble. Despite the Caribbean setting and his exquisite new bride, his marriage to the boss's granddaughter was strictly business. All he had to do was keep his hands off his sexy new wife. Melinda had made the rules, but did she burn for him? Was she about to make their temporary arrangement permanent?
BACHELOR BATTALION ASSIGNMENT: FATHERHOOD! Captain Jeff Ryan fought a lot of battles as a marine. But daddy duty was his toughest assignment ever! When an infant was left on his doorstep, Jeff called in reinforcements - and temporary nanny Laura Morgan marched into his life. Suddenly, lovely Laura was giving the orders, and Jeff was under siege. Then baby Miranda captured Laura's heart and was ready to commandeer Jeff's. But he had never planned on being a career father - or husband! Was it only a matter of time before Jeff's reserve would weaken - and he'd forever surrender his heart? BACHELOR BATTALION: Defending their country is their duty; love and marriage is their reward! Don't miss the next irresistible military bachelor in The Oldest Living Married Virgin , in November.
Nathan Barrister's Dominant Personality Trait: Always gets what he wants. When grumpy, rich and gorgeous Nathan Barrister arrives at the Lake Tahoe lodge, all he can think about is how soon he can leave. His one-month commitment feels like solitary confinement--until a snowstorm traps him with lovely Keira Sanders. Suddenly a thirty-day affair sounds like just the thing to pass the time--if Keira agrees to his no-ties arrangement.
On the first day of Christmas... Finding herself in bed with her childhood love after being jilted at the altar by another man wasn't exactly Casey Oakes's idea of a merry Christmas. But she knew she wouldn't have wanted to spend her "wedding" night alone--even if Jake didn't love her. He got a wife... After he and Casey were caught in compromising positions, Jake had proposed. But love had made a fool out of him once, so he told himself that it was only lust his new bride inspired... And a surprise! Until the stick turned pink and Casey was congratulating him on his impending fatherhood!
For security expert Garrett King, rescuing a damsel in distress is routine. He knows sexy, desirable Princess Alexis left her castle to look for independence and true love - and she thinks she's found it in him. But he's no white knight, he's been hired to protect her during her adventure and he doesn't do happily ever after...
"Afin de toucher leur héritage, les frères Reilly vont devoir s'affronter dans un incroyable défi. La condition pour l'emporter : renoncer à l'amour. Une condition impossible ?
Irrésistible tentation Brian n'est pas homme à envisager la défaite. Aussi est-ce par fierté, et non par avidité, qu'il a accepté de défier ses frères. Mais pour l'emporter - et être assuré d'empocher l'intégralité de leur héritage - il n'a d'autre choix que de renoncer à l'amour. Un choix cornélien pour Brian qui brûle encore de reconquérir son ex-femme, Tina.
Les surprises de l'amour Connor est déterminé à remporter haut la main le pari qu'ils se sont lancé ses frères et lui. Au nom de quoi, en effet, se laisserait-il déposséder de son héritage ? Peut-être au nom de la passion. Celle que malgré lui, il éprouve pour la délicieuse Emma Jacobsen.
Les pouvoirs de la passion Encore quelques semaines et Aidan aura prouvé à ses frères qu'il est le meilleur d'entre eux. Il aura alors gagné son pari. Seule devrait compter cette ultime victoire. Et pourtant, en ce moment, Aidan n'a qu'une obsession : la sublimissime Terry Evans. Une obsession qui pourrait bien le conduire à sa perte."
Le coeur battant, les yeux agrandis par la surprise, Erin ne quitte pas des yeux l'homme à la stature altière qui se tient devant elle et la caresse de son regard sombre. Ainsi, l'inconnu troublant qui apparaît depuis peu dans ses visions existe réellement... Mais qui est-il, lui qui semble tout droit surgi du passé ?
Elle est loin de se douter que Santos, son étrange visiteur, est un Immortel, un Gardien chargé de la protéger de la menace qui plane sur elle et dont elle ignore tout. Car un terrible secret entoure la naissance d'Erin : dotée sans le savoir de pouvoirs immenses, elle est recherchée par son propre père, un démon très puissant qui veut la tuer pour s'approprier ses dons.
Dans la lointaine Irlande, le plus puissant des démons est en train de lever une armée pour anéantir l´humanité. C´est là, sur cette lande battue par les vents, qu´atterrit un jour Alison Blair, une jeune Américaine appartenant à la Société des Gardiens. Sa mission : alerter Rogan Butler, le guerrier immortel qui, depuis des siècles, veille sur ces terres... Dès qu´elle se trouve en présence du Gardien, Alison a la sensation qu´un lien surnaturel la lie à cet homme solitaire dont la haute stature et la noblesse l´impressionnent et la troublent. Pourtant, si elle se sent irrésistiblement attirée par Rogan, ce dernier manifeste à son égard une méfiance proche de l´hostilité. Une attitude que démentent toutefois les regards fiévreux dont il l´enveloppe parfois. Comme s´il la connaissait déjà, comme s´il voyait à travers elle le visage d´une autre femme, d´un autre amour...