At long last, the legendary New York Times bestselling author returns with a heartfelt novel of womanhood, a wild heart, and the healing power of love. Run, run, as fast as you can! When life throws her one setback too many, midwife and young widow Tess Hartsong takes off for Runaway Mountain. In this small town high in the Tennessee mountains, surrounded by nature, she hopes to outrun her heartbreak and find the solace she needs to heal. But instead of peace and quiet, she encounters an enigmatic artist with a craving for solitude, a fairy-tale sprite with too many secrets, a helpless infant, a passel of curious teens, and a town suspicious of outsiders, especially one as headstrong as Tess. Just as headstrong is Ian North, a difficult, gifted man with a tortured soul--a man who makes Tess question everything. In running away to this new life, Tess wonders-- Has she lost herself . . . or has she found her future?
Lucy has always done the right thing: attending the right school, earning the right grades, landing the right guy. While she's thrilled that Ted and Meg have found true love with each other, Lucy is more than ready for an adventure of her own. Still, when a menacing-looking stranger on a motorcycle offers her a ride, should she really say yes?
Beautiful, spirited Fleur Savagar is transformed from an innocent cover girl into a full-grown woman with the courage to confront betrayal, dark secrets, misfortune, and one man's obstinate and reluctant heart.
Une récente blessure oblige le riche et célèbre Dean Robillard à mettre sa carrière de quarterback entre parenthèses. Alors qu'il se rend dans sa propriété du Tennessee au volant de son Aston Martin, déboule dans sa vie une drôle de fille déguisée en castor. Blue a dix-huit dollars en poche, aucune perspective d'avenir et un passé plus que chaotique. Ils n'ont rien en commun à part une enfance douloureuse. Ils se battent comme chien et chat à la moindre occasion. Et surtout, ils n'auront que l'autre à qui se raccrocher quand les embrouilles commenceront...
How did this happen? Georgie York, once the costar of America's favorite television sitcom, has been publicly abandoned by her famous husband, her film career has tanked, her father is driving her crazy, and her public image as a spunky heroine is taking a serious beating. What should a down-on-her-luck actress do? Not go to Vegas . . . not run into her detestable former costar, dreamboat-from-hell Bramwell Shepard . . . and not get caught up in an ugly incident that leads to a calamitous elopement. Before she knows it, Georgie has a fake marriage, a fake husband, and maybe (or not) a fake sex life. It's a paparazzi free-for-all as two enemies find themselves working without a script in a town where the spotlight shines bright . . . and where the strongest emotions can wear startling disguises.
Docteur en physique, célibataire, Jane Darlington a décidé de faire un enfant. Seule. Elle cherche donc un géniteur doté d'excellentes qualités physiques, mais pas trop intelligent afin de contrebalancer son propre QI, les enfants surdoués sont malheureux, elle le sait d'expérience. Le candidat idéal ? La star de l'équipe des Chicago Stars, Cal Bonner, bien sûr ! Pour l'approcher, Jane va se faire passer pour une call-girl de luxe. Mais son plan, qu'elle pensait sans faille, se retourne contre elle lorsque Cal va comprendre qu'elle s'est jouée de lui...
Depuis la mort de son mari, Rachel Stone mène une existence désastreuse mais, pour Edward, son fils de cinq ans, elle est prête à tout, jusqu'à retourner à Salvation dans l'espoir de récupérer un trésor. Lorsqu'elle découvre qu'un poste est à pourvoir dans le drive-in de Gabriel Bonner, c'est pour Rachel une joie inespérée et, malgré la rudesse de Gabriel, elle se sent irrépressiblement attirée. Mais son frère, Ethan Bonner, ne l'entend pas de cette oreille et d'étranges incidents lui confirment qu'elle n'est pas la bienvenue à Salvation.
Ostracized for her role in halting best friend Lucy's wedding, Meg finds herself stranded without family support in a hostile Texas town where she unexpectedly falls for a grown-up Teddy. By the award-winning author of Glitter Baby . Reprint. A best-selling novel. 150,000 first printing.
A no-nonsense sports hero and a feisty female detective go head-to-head in this funny, fresh, seductive novel from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author known for her unforgettable characters, heartfelt emotion, and laugh-out-loud humor He's the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team. She's trying to make a success of her very own detective agency. Her first job? Follow him. Let's just say it's not going well. Not well at all . . . Piper Dove is a woman with a dream--to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham's spotted her, and he's not happy. Which is why a great detective needs a first-rate imagination. " The fact is . . . I'm your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged ." Piper soon ?nds herself working for Graham although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he's hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop's life might be in danger, and Piper's determined to protect him, whether he wants her to or not. (Hint: not!) If only she weren't also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding that Piper find her very dead husband. And then there's Cooper Graham, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants--even if what he wants just might be an intrepid detective hell- bent on proving she's as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can't stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.
Phoebe Somerville revient à Chicago pour l'enterrement de son père. A sa grande surprise, elle apprend qu'elle est devenue la patronne d'une équipe de football. Mais pour toucher l'argent de l'héritage, elle doit commencer par gagner le championnat.
Join the New York Times bestselling author on a journey to the sun-washed hills of Tuscany. Another sexy, wonderful, contemporary love story with all the heart, wisdom, and wit that have made Susan Elizabeth Phillips the gold standard for women''s fiction. Dr. Isabel Favor, author of Four Cornerstones for a Favorable Life, has sacrificed everything to build her self-help empire. Then, in a matter of weeks, it all comes crashing down. She loses her money to an unscrupulous accountant, her fiance to a frumpy older woman, and her reputation to headlines denouncing her as a fraud. America''s diva of self-help soon discovers she can fix everyone''s life but her own. Broke, heartsick, and soul-weary, she heads for Italy in search of a little breathing room. Lorenzo Gage makes his living killing people... on the silver screen, that is. He''s viciously handsome and sublimely talented. But as he begins his vacation in Italy, he''s also vaguely dissatisfied. Being a villain with a face to die for has its rewards, but he hates the feeling that everything he''s neglected in life is catching up with him. Then he spots Isabel sipping a glass of wine in a sidewalk cafe. A good guy wouldn''t think of seducing such a tidy-looking woman... but he''d never seen the fun in playing the hero. It doesn''t take long for Isabel to realize she''s escaped one kind of chaos only to be plunged into another. Even the shelter of a simple stone farmhouse nestled in a Tuscan olive grove can''t provide her with the refuge she needs--not when the townspeople are scheming to drive her away, and her plan to restore her reputation has come up empty. And especially not when the man who deceived her refuses to leave her in peace. Breathing Room is a book for any woman who''s dreamed of wandering through a vineyard, of lazing under the Tuscan sky, or of reforming a deliciously wicked man. This is a story of hope and renewal, of love and redemption when it''s needed the most. Sometimes it takes a special place... a special love... a little breathing room... for life to deliver all its glorious promise.
In high school Sugar Carey had reigned supreme. Only now, fifteen years and several husbands later, she's s run out of money, luck and options. But Sugar arrives back home to discover that everyone else is living her life.
Annabelle Granger has recently inherited her grandmother's matchmaking business, and is dedicated to making it as successful as possible. To do that, however, Annabelle needs to land a high- profile, major client, and has set her sights on one of Chicago's most eligible bachelors.
Handsome, brew-guzzling American Dallas Beaudine encounters British playgirl Francesca Day on a backwoods English lane, and the two discover a chemistry that allows their respective natures--akin to oil and water--to mix. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
When millionaire Dean Robillard meets Blue Bailey, she couldn't be more down on her luck; her ex has stolen all her money and she's got no place to go. The two find themselves thrown together and soon Blue has moved into his home and is merrily turning his world upside down. Their attraction is mutual but can their relationship really survive?
Pour convaincre Heath Champion qu'elle est la meilleure conseillère matrimoniale de Chicago, Annabelle Granger décide d'employer les grands moyens. Car l'agent sportif que tout le monde surnomme " le Python " a décidé de convoler avec une femme qui sera le symbole de sa réussite.
"[A] sexy and whimsical modern fairy tale." -- Greensboro News & Record "The always-funny Susan Elizabeth Phillips...has the heat turned up all the way for this one." -- Detroit Free Press The only four-time recipient of the Romance Writer''s of America''s prestigious Favorite Book of the Year Award, the incomparable Susan Elizabeth Phillips is one of America''s most beloved authors--and Lady Be Good is one of the perennial New York Times bestseller''s hottest, funniest, and most delightfully wild romance novels . The uproarious tale of a proper English headmistress hell-bent on destroying her reputation and a disgraced Texas athlete playboy determined to salvage his own, Lady Be Good is funny, sexy, and irrefutable proof of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune ''s assertion that "N ext to Tracy and Hepburn, no one does romantic comedy better than Susan Elizabeth Phillips."