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Adult & contemporary romance

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One Hot Night With Dr Cardoza / From Hawaii To Forever One Hot Night with Dr Cardoza (A Summer in Sao Paulo) / from Hawaii to Forever

One Hot Night With Dr Cardoza / From Hawaii To Forever One Hot Night with Dr Cardoza (A Summer in Sao Paulo) / from Hawaii to Forever

Author: Tina Beckett, Julie Danvers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

...is never going to be enough! In this A Summer in Sao Paolo story, physiotherapist Amy Woodell is going to use her time in Brazil to let loose! And who better to indulge in than her new colleague, sexy ex-footballer turned orthopaedic surgeon Roque Cardoza...? Every island escape needs sun, sea...and passion! High-flying city doctor Kat Murphy's fascinatingly carefree new colleague is temptation personified... And when she can no longer resist she has an enticing offer for bachelor paramedic Jack Harper: a fling, without for ever...

Hot Picks: Bought By The Diamond Diamond in the Desert (the Skavanga Diamonds) / a Diamond for Del Rio's Housekeeper / Bought: One Island, One Bride

Hot Picks: Bought By The Diamond Diamond in the Desert (the Skavanga Diamonds) / a Diamond for Del Rio's Housekeeper / Bought: One Island, One Bride

Author: Susan Stephens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Desert heat With the future of the Skavanga diamond mine in jeopardy, Britt Skavanga needs an investment-fast. She finds it in Sheikh Sharif al Kareshi. But when Britt travels to the desert kingdom of Kareshi to confront him, she finds the desert hot. But the nights hotter... * When half his inheritance is left to his aunt's housekeeper, English orphan Rosie Clifton, Spanish aristocrat Don Xavier Del Rio is determined to claim what's rightfully his. So when Rosie surprises him with a marriage proposal, Xavier sees a way to get everything he wants... including Rosie in his bed! * Billionaire Alexander Kosta has come to the island of Lefkis for revenge. He will see it destroyed, as it tried to destroy him. However, he didn't count on Ellie Mendoras, the beautiful firecracker determined to stop him...or the electrifying heat between them.

Writers & Lovers

Writers & Lovers

Author: Lily King Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2020

'Exuberant and affirming, it's funny and immensely clever, emotionally rare and strong. I feel bereft now I've finished' - Tessa Hadley Casey has ended up back in Massachusetts after a devastating love affair. Her mother has just died and she is knocked sideways by grief and loneliness, moving between the restaurant where she waitresses for the Harvard elite and the rented shed she calls home. Her one constant is the novel she has been writing for six years, but at thirty-one she is in debt and directionless, and feels too old to be that way - it's strange, not be the youngest kind of adult anymore. And then, one evening, she meets Silas. He is kind, handsome, interested. But only a few weeks later, Oscar walks into her restaurant, his two boys in tow. He is older, grieving the loss of his wife, and wrapped up in his own creativity. Suddenly Casey finds herself at the point of a love triangle, torn between two very different relationships that promise two very different futures. Lily King's Writers & Lovers follows Casey in the last days of a long youth, a time when everything - her family, her work, her relationships - comes to a crisis. Hugely moving and impossibly funny, it is a transfixing novel that explores the terrifying and exhilarating leap between the end of one phase of life and the beginning of another. It is a novel about love and creativity, and ultimately it captures the moment when a woman becomes an artist.

Captivated By Her Parisian Billionaire / Her Savannah Surprise Captivated by Her Parisian Billionaire / Her Savannah Surprise (the Savannah Sisters)

Captivated By Her Parisian Billionaire / Her Savannah Surprise Captivated by Her Parisian Billionaire / Her Savannah Surprise (the Savannah Sisters)

Author: Andrea Bolter, Nancy Robards Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Captivated by Her Parisian Billionaire by Andrea Bolter Paris already has Cinderella's heart... Can the billionaire steal it? Penniless, interior designer Zoe's only chance of staying in Paris is convincing buttoned-up billionaire Jules to hire her. But how can she work with a man who finds her joie de vivre so infuriating? Until one uncharacteristically impulsive kiss later... Her Savannah Surprise by Nancy Robards Thompson He broke her heart in high school.... Now they're expecting twins! Kate Clark's Las Vegas trip wasn't for her wedding. Until she wakes up with a husband! Aidan Quindlin broke her heart in high school. And if she's not careful, the tempting single dad could do it again. Annulment is the only way to protect herself. Then she learns she's pregnant...

Reunion With His Surgeon Princess / Reclaiming Her Army Doc Husband Reunion with His Surgeon Princess / Reclaiming Her Army DOC Husband

Reunion With His Surgeon Princess / Reclaiming Her Army Doc Husband Reunion with His Surgeon Princess / Reclaiming Her Army DOC Husband

Author: Karin Baine, Sue MacKay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Fate isn't through with them yet... World-renowned transplant surgeon and single dad Seth will do everything to save his royal patient. Even reuniting with his patient's daughter, Princess Kaja-the surgeon who ran...after he'd offered her a diamond ring and his heart! Is their love worth a second chance? Nurse Vicki has always supported her husband-even when Cole enlisted in the army, leaving her behind. But losing their baby alone is more than Vicki can bear. And Cole's return finds Vicki waging war with her heart...

An Almost Perfect Holiday

An Almost Perfect Holiday

Author: Lucy Diamond Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

An Almost Perfect Holiday is a warm and witty story of friendship, family and hope by the Sunday Times bestseller Lucy Diamond, author of The Beach Cafe and Summer at Shell Cottage. 'A delight from first page through to last' - Milly Johnson The holidays are here, and down in Cornwall Lorna's cottages are fully booked. The sun loungers are lined up beside the swimming pool, the sky is blue and a new set of arrivals are on their way . . . Em's planned the perfect break with her teenagers plus her new boyfriend, George . . . but now his difficult six-year-old is coming too. Will their romance survive the realities of parenthood? Maggie's hoping a seaside holiday will bring her and her daughter closer together, but when her ex makes a surprise reappearance, it changes everything. Can she trust the man who broke her heart? Olivia has escaped the domestic grind, only for the past to catch up with her. Maybe the time has come to confess all - if she can find the courage . . . Meanwhile, the teenagers are running wild and love is in the air. With friendship, heartache and secrets in the mix, will this holiday turn out to be a scorcher - or simply too hot to handle?

Bad Boss / Driving Him Wild Bad Boss / Driving Him Wild

Bad Boss / Driving Him Wild Bad Boss / Driving Him Wild

Author: Jackie Ashenden, Zara Cox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Working hard...in the bedroom! I'm great with money, but terrible with people. I need my assistant by my side, but Morgan wants a life, a date, a lover... So I'll help her explore her darkest desires. From London to the Eiffel Tower I'll satisfy her cravings-but I can't promise more... Can he take the heat? Graciela Mortimer is famously rich, entitled and beautiful...like the woman who broke my heart. I'm not thrilled about working with her on a remote Alaskan photoshoot. But when a blizzard snows us in I know it's time to thaw this dominant ice queen's heart...

Taming The Big Bad Billionaire / The Flaw In His Marriage Plan Taming the Big Bad Billionaire (Once Upon a Temptation) / the Flaw in His Marriage Plan (Once Upon a Temptation)

Taming The Big Bad Billionaire / The Flaw In His Marriage Plan Taming the Big Bad Billionaire (Once Upon a Temptation) / the Flaw in His Marriage Plan (Once Upon a Temptation)

Author: Pippa Roscoe, Tara Pammi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

The innocent to test him Ella might be naive, but she's no push-over. Discovering Roman's lies, she can't pretend their passion-filled marriage never happened. He might see himself as a big bad wolf, but she knows he could be so much more... Revenge...or redemption? Family is everything to tycoon Vincenzo. And the man who ruined his mother's life will pay. Vincenzo will wed his enemy's adopted daughter Alessandra. The flaw in his plan? Their fiery attraction...and his need to protect her.

Expecting His Billion-Dollar Scandal / Shy Queen In The Royal Spotlight Expecting His Billion-Dollar Scandal (Once Upon a Temptation) / Shy Queen in the Royal Spotlight (Once Upon a Temptation)

Expecting His Billion-Dollar Scandal / Shy Queen In The Royal Spotlight Expecting His Billion-Dollar Scandal (Once Upon a Temptation) / Shy Queen in the Royal Spotlight (Once Upon a Temptation)

Author: Cathy Williams, Natalie Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Her life-changing revelation! Luca relished the fact that his fling with Cordelia was driven by desire, not his wealth. But now their baby compels him to bring her into his sumptuous world. Although giving Cordelia his heart is a price he can't pay... The beauty he unmasked... To retain the throne he's sacrificed everything for, Alek must choose a bride. Hester's inner fire catches his attention...and Alek sees the Queen that she could truly become-but the real question is, can she?

Taming Reid / Pure Temptation Taming Reid / Pure Temptation

Taming Reid / Pure Temptation Taming Reid / Pure Temptation

Author: J. Margot Critch, Rebecca Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

They promised to behave... Influencer Lila Campbell's life is filled with posh parties, luxe travel and millions of followers. But one night with a mouthwateringly gorgeous stranger in Miami's South Beach could destroy it all. Especially when the man is Reid Rexford-the sexiest, most distrustful man Lila's ever met... Started with a kiss... For extreme athlete Daxon Miles, enforced R&R at a Hawaiian resort is agony. But there's nothing relaxing about physical therapist Kendall Clark. Their chemistry is volcanic-and dangerous. Daxon is hanging from a precipice and losing his grip-and falling for Kendall might cost him everything...

Hidden Passion Girl Behind the Scandalous Reputation (Scandal in the Spotlight) / the Forbidden Touch of Sanguardo / the Taming of a Wild Child

Hidden Passion Girl Behind the Scandalous Reputation (Scandal in the Spotlight) / the Forbidden Touch of Sanguardo / the Taming of a Wild Child

Author: Michelle Conder, Julia James, Kimberly Lang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Business or Pleasure Prince Demyan Zaretsky does whatever it takes to protect his country. So seducing Chanel Tanner will be easy. She unwittingly holds the economic stability of Volyarus in her hands and he must secure it. But when he discovers she is a virgin, his plan takes a shocking turn-one this dark-hearted prince had never anticipated! * When Antonio Rossi finds Isabella Williams he's masked his reasons for approaching her with business, but his need for her is entirely personal. They have a shared past, and soon the passionate cravings come flooding back. And that's before Antonio discovers her secret... * Flavia Lassiter has never been comfortable in her father's glitzy world. Summoned to yet another of his lavish parties, she must be 'nice' to wealthy investor, Leon Maranz. To let the billionaire into her bed would be to do her unscrupulous father's bidding. But to turn Leon down would be to deny her body's deepest desires...

Tropical Temptation: Exotic Temptation A Sheikh to Capture Her Heart / the Renegade Billionaire / the Fling That Changed Everything

Tropical Temptation: Exotic Temptation A Sheikh to Capture Her Heart / the Renegade Billionaire / the Fling That Changed Everything

Author: Meredith Webber, Rebecca Winters, Alison Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Tempted by you Recovering from tragedy Sarah Watson is ready to live again. Starting with a steamy affair with mysterious Harry... But this resident hunk is running, too-from his duties as Sheikh Rahman al-Taraq of Ambelia! When their one-week fling overruns, Sarah and Harry must choose: keep running or stand firm... together. * Andrea Linford thought love happened to other people-until she meets billionaire Stavros Konstantinos. Tempted by a fling, both explore the chemistry between them. But when sexual attraction becomes so much more, is Andrea brave enough to throw off her past and step into the future-with Stavros by her side? * As an island paramedic, Lia Roselli has it all-a chance for travel and adventure. What she doesn't expect is to fall for her boss, Dr Sam Taylor... There's no denying the passion that flares between them, and it's so much more than physical! As everything starts to change it's clear that Lia is tempting him to try love again!