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Could one summer change your life? When high-flying American lawyer Samantha Muir finds out she's lost her partnership whilst on an assignment in London, she has a dramatic reaction. Rather than returning home, she resigns, leaves her business suits behind and jumps on the first train to Cornwall at the encouragement of a friendly stranger. The village of Little Penhaven, where Samantha eventually ends up, is a world away from her life in Knoxville, Tennessee - and local farmer Cadan Day is certainly a world away from any man she has met before. But could the Cornish village and Cadan play a part in Samantha's summer of self-discovery?
In the grand scheme of things, one burglary at your parents' house - especially when nothing appears to have been taken - barely makes an impact. It certainly doesn't in rich girl Cassie Greatrex's life as she returns to work with the incident pretty much forgotten. Until, that is, Colin Bardsey steps into the salon. Arresting, magnetic, he makes it very clear what he wants and what he wants is Cassie...at least, that's what she thinks until their dinner date is interrupted by a fiery young Welsh undergraduate out for blood. Huw Trefor makes no bones about the fact that he considers Colin dirt; and what he as to say ultimately brings to light a long-buried truth with its roots in war-torn Berlin, concerning not only Cassie's family but also Colin's. Information has been lost for seventy years; information Colin is after. And he'll stop at nothing to get it. Swept up in a race with Huw to find the truth with danger following their every step, Cassie is forced to look at those closest to her and wonder what secrets they could be hiding. From London to Assisi to Orvieto, everything she thinks she knows is held to the light (...and why should an old copy of The Iliad be quite so important?) But after the truth comes out, will she wish she'd been kept in the dark?
A Happy Ever After Kellie Petralia, soon to be ex-wife of Greek billionaire Leandros, is miraculously pregnant with twins! But the pain of being unable to conceive has taken its toll, and they're just days away from divorce. Only Leandros has other ideas... and he is determined to do whatever it takes to repair their marriage. * Greek tycoon Andreas Petrakis is hosting his brother's wedding on his private island. Only he hasn't bargained on the early arrival of bridesmaid Grace Chapman. Bubbly, idealistic and feisty, she has no time for his frosty cynicism, and despite all his best intentions, Andreas finds himself tempted by the unthinkable-letting Grace into his guarded heart... * Cruise ship doctor Annalise Walcott believe relationships cause nothing but heartache. But when Greek god Dr Niko Christopoulos catches her eye a summer fling could be the perfect distraction. Annalise plays it cool on the surface, but Niko will enjoy discovering her hidden depths and awakening the beautiful woman hidden beneath....
A Fairytale Future Tired of being in the shadow of her prettier, more popular sisters, Charlotte Patterson escapes to Italy where she seeks solace in the arms of mysterious widower Lucio Constello. But one intensely passionate night together will affect them more than they could possibly imagine... * For nurse Phoebe Howard, Bluebell Cove is the perfect place that she and adorable baby Marcus can call home. But she can't ignore the effect Harry Balfour, her gorgeous new boss, has on her. Harry wants the Howards in his life for good, if only Pheobe can find the courage to say 'I do'... * Dr Jason Drake is a brilliant Dr. But shaped by a painful past he runs his life as clinically as his medicine. Including his no-strings affair with his boss, Dr Stephanie Montclair! Their red-hot affair was never meant to last, so Jason's damaged heart is tested when a shock pregnancy complicates matters!
Unexpected Passion Bestselling writer Micah Hunter lives a nomadic life. But temporarily settling in a small town for research he finds himself tempted by his gorgeous landlady Kelly Flynn. When Kelly asks for his help; pretend they're engaged to placate her family, he agrees...until acting like they're in love begins to feel like more than an act! * Self-made CFO Emilio Suarez is one of the richest men in Texas. And it's time to reap his reward when Izzie Winthrop-the woman who dumped him when he was just a maid's son-shows up on his doorstep needing help. Time for Emilio to exact his revenge-or to reignite the explosive feelings he thought he'd left behind? * When tycoon Marcel Falcon and his ex Cassie are thrown together in Paris, both must face facts - the past is not the past. He's her boss now so there's no avoiding each other, and no escaping the fact that they've both changed dramatically. Underneath, the spark is there-but can it ever be the same again?
Just one night... Dr James Slater had promised his best friend he would look after his wife, if he died in Afghanistan. But fulfilling his vow has never been simple. Especially now that Connie has asked him to help her have a baby. He can't just father her child and then walk away-he wants and loves her too much for that. Only, how can he even begin to tell her...? * Dr Caleb Stewart and nurse Raine Hart had a wonderful relationship. Until Caleb walked away. Now he wants another chance, but something has changed Raine. She's hiding a secret. Caleb must prove to Raine that he's a man a woman can rely on-no matter what. If anyone can give her the happiness she truly deserves, it's him. * When hospital director Charlotte Edwards throws caution to the wind for one hot, reckless night with Dr Trent Dalton she has no idea it's going to backfire on her so spectacularly! Trent shouldn't mix business with pleasure...again! But when he discovers what she is up to he decides to teach this little minx a lesson...in passion!
Secret Crush Seduction by Jayci Lee If I don't have you after that kiss, I'll burn to dust from the inside out... Aspiring fashion designer Adelaide Song wants to prove she's more than just a pampered heiress. All she needs is the help of Michael Reynolds, her childhood crush and her brother's best friend. But when her secret crush turns into an illicit liaison, Adelaide realises mixing business with pleasure spells trouble for all her plans.... The Rebel's Redemption by Kira Sinclair Coming in September 2020
Who is he? Security expert Garrett King has been covertly hired to protect Princess Alexis who has escaped her castle to look for independence and true love. As he bodyguard she's off limits. As a confirmed bachelor, he doesn't do happily ever after...but one kiss from a princess could change everything. * Thea has everything a bride wants: A Tuscan wedding, the perfect dress, a handsome groom...and her wedding will unite two families. So why is it only when her groom's brother Zeke Ashton arrives that things start feeling right? And who will be the groom under this Tuscan sun? * When Nathan Archer 'rescues' Viktoria Morfitt, he doesn't realise she needs no help. Or that he'll end up working with her. As attraction simmers between them, both are hiding secrets that have haunted them for years... but can they let go of the past or will the secrets ruin their future?
To the outside world, Electra D'Apliese seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world's top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous. Yet beneath the veneer, and fuelled by the pressure of the life she leads, Electra's already tenuous control over her state of mind has been rocked by the death of her father, Pa Salt, the elusive billionaire who adopted his six daughters from across the globe. Struggling to cope, she turns to alcohol and drugs to ease the pain, and as those around her fear for her health, Electra receives a letter from a complete stranger who claims to be her grandmother . . . In 1939, Cecily Huntley-Morgan arrives in Kenya from New York to nurse a broken heart. Staying with her godmother, a member of the infamous Happy Valley set, on the shores of beautiful Lake Naivasha, she meets Bill Forsythe, a notorious bachelor and cattle farmer with close connections to the proud Maasai tribe. When disaster strikes and war is imminent, Cecily decides she has no choice but to accept Bill's proposal. Moving up into the Wanjohi Valley, and with Bill away, Cecily finds herself isolated and alone. Until she discovers a new-born baby abandoned in the woods next to her farmhouse . . . The Sun Sister is the sixth breathtaking instalment in Lucinda Riley's multi-million selling epic series, The Seven Sisters. 'Heart-wrenching, uplifting and utterly enthralling. The Seven Sisters series is Lucinda Riley at the top of her game: a magical storyteller who creates characters we fall in love with and who stay with us long after we finish reading. Dazzlingly good.' Lucy Foley, bestselling author of The Hunting Party
For fans of The Note and The Shape of Us, this is the heartwarming and uplifting love story of the summer. Gemma Whitehall helps people tie the knot as the local registrar, but watching loved-up couples exchange their vows serves only to highlight what's missing from her own life. Gemma can't ignore the fact that life - and love - are slipping through her fingers. Sam Ranworth has spent the best part of a decade building walls around himself after tragedy struck. The last thing he wants is to get tangled up in Gemma's messy life. When Gemma rents the ramshackle cottage on Sam's neglected country estate, neither of them can ignore the spark of attraction. Can they leave the past where it belongs and take a chance on happiness?