Monday, December 05, 2011


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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Special Releases

Here are some special releases from the Harlequin Romance authors that might make your holidays a little brighter!

In time for Remembrance Day, check out LOVING OUR HEROES:

Loving Our Heroes

Jessica Hart / Amy Andrews / India Grey

Special Releases
November 2011
£1 donation to Help for Heroes for every book sold.
They risked their lives for their country… Now their hearts are on the line!

Included in this anthology: Last Minute Proposal, Mission: Mountain Rescue & Mistress: Hired for the Billionaire's Pleasure

1st story: In a charity competition curvy cake-baker Tilly is paired with ex-military chief executive Campbell Sanderson. For the rugged tycoon it’s the winning that counts, but bubbly Tilly coaxes a show-stopping kiss!

£1 from the invoiced price of each Book will be contributed to Help for Heroes Trading Limited which Gift Aids all its taxable profits to Help for Heroes (Registered Charity Number 1120920).

Daddy's Christmas Miracle

Rebecca Winters / Marie Ferrarella / Shirley Jump

Special Releases
November 2011
by Rebecca Winters, Marie Ferrarella & Shirley JumpIncludes: The Sheriff's Christmas Surprise City lawyer Olivia’s come to claim the sweet baby boy that Sheriff Rick loves as his own. Yet could she bring Rick some yuletide comfort and joy too? Also includes: Santa in a Stetson and Family Christmas in Riverbend.

Christmas Kisses

Maggie Cox / Alison Roberts / Fiona Harper

By Request
December 2011
The Spanish Billionaire’s Christmas Bride Billionaire Cristiano Cordova is determined his late cousin’s child will be raised by the Cordova family – not by some gold-digger… Only Dominique Sanderson is a devoted mother, living in a shabby bedsit. Despite her delicate appearance she stands up to Cristiano . So he’ll take her and the baby back to Spain…Christmas Bride-To-Be Dr Jack Sinclair turned his back on love – a long time ago! Now, stranded and rescued by vivacious Jill Metcalf, Jack’s belief in Christmas miracles starts to return… Working with Jill at the local hospital to give the children a Christmas Day leaves Jack convinced that he’s finally found a home. If he can claim a bride under the mistletoe…Christmas Wishes, Mistletoe Kisses Three wishes…1) A new life in the country: Louise Thornton’s starting again with her young son!2) Someone to help decorate the Christmas tree: a meltingly attractive landscape architect makes her sparkle again.3) A proposal under the mistletoe?

Christmas Marriages & Miracles

Lucy Gordon / Caroline Anderson / Alison Roberts

By Request
November 2011
The Italian’s Christmas Miracle Brooding Italian Drago di Luca and lawyer Alysa Dennis are brought together by a shocking betrayal. But they strike an unlikely friendship and forbidden awareness simmers… As Christmas approaches could the joy of the season make the two of them and Drago’s motherless child a family? A Mummy for Christmas Consultant Kate Burgess is intrigued. Her gorgeous new surgeon is so talented – but why is he always late? Because, she discovers, he’s alone with two small children. If he asks her to marry him, maybe this Christmas all their dreams can come true! The Italian Surgeon’s Christmas Miracle Nurse Amy Phillips has two things she has to do this Christmas – look after six children and save their house from the ruthless new owner! Billionaire surgeon Luke is faced with evicting this vibrant brood from the house he’s inherited, but he can’t be such a bad guy… And when Amy welcomes him into her life, he experiences a Christmas miracle of his own…

by Barbara McMahon
Barbara Hannay

Snowbound Reunion by Barbara McMahon
Cath Morgan knows she was right to spend Christmas alone, far away from the city and her husband, Jake. For six years, Cath has dreamed of more from her marriage—a husband who isn't off globe-trotting, and a home ringing with children's laughter. But Jake isn't about to let his wife go so easily. He has one Christmas to prove how much he loves her...and share the secrets that have kept him away.
Christmas Gift: A Family by Barbara Hannay
Happy with his life as a wealthy bachelor, Hugh Strickland is stunned to discover he has a daughter! He wants to bring her home, but he's absolutely terrified. So Hugh pleads with Jo Berry to help him. While Jo is happy to see the father and daughter get closer, she realizes that soon she'll no longer be needed. But surely the ideal solution would be to give each other the perfect Christmas gift—a family.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

New Voices Finalist!

There's a New Voices Top Four and we're very excited that our own Liz Fielding is mentoring a Warm and Cosy entry! Congrats to Charlotte Phillips and her HONEYMOON WITH A STRANGER - beginning today you can read the pivotal moment and VOTE for the winner. One of the top four get a publishing contract out of the deal so the stakes are sky high!

We wish Charlotte best of luck and are keeping our fingers crossed! We know she's in very good hands with Liz!


Monday, October 31, 2011

Foreign Editions

Here are some of the latest foreign editions from Harlequin Romance Authors!

Die Schöne und der Milliardär von: MARGARET WAY

Als Sonya mit dem Unternehmer Marcus Wainwright eine Party in Sydney besucht, gerät sie unerwartet ins Rampenlicht. Ist die junge Schönheit am Arm des alten Mannes eine Erbschleicherin? fragt sich bald nicht nur die High Society der Stadt. Sonya ist verzweifelt. Denn auch Marcus’ faszinierender Neffe, der Milliardär Holt Wainwright, scheint inzwischen den Gerüchten über sie zu glauben. Und das darf nicht sein! Seit Holt sie voller Zärtlichkeit geküsst hat, sehnt Sonya sich verzweifelt nach seiner Liebe. Was kann sie nur tun, damit er ihr Vertrauen – und sein Herz – schenkt?

Liz Fieldingová

Rozmary Štědrého večera

Na tajném útěku z Londýna zůstane Annie se svým autem trčet uprostřed noci na zapadlém venkově a neví si rady. Naštěstí se objeví podnikatel George, který jí nabídne přístřeší - navzdory neblahému tušení, že s touto kráskou budou jen potíže…

Jennie Adamsová

Konečně svatba!

Když Jarred požádal svou asistentku Molly o neformální výpomoc, nečekal, že by jejich čistě pracovní vztah mohl přerůst v něco víc… Molly se v aristokratických kruzích, kam Jarred patří, necítí dobře. Odolá však Jarredovým svodům během společné noci na romantickém ostrově?

Un père à conquérir - Myrna Mackenzie

De retour à Tallula où elle a passé son enfance, Ivy n'a qu'une idée en tête : trouver un emploi... Mais qui embauchera un ancien modèle dans cette petite ville du Montana où elle a été accueillie avec méfiance et hostilité ? Néanmoins, résolue à frapper à toutes les portes, elle se présente chez Noah Ballenger, qu'elle n'a pas revu depuis son adolescence. Un rancher taciturne mais qui n'a rien perdu de son charme, au contraire, et qui est maintenant papa d'une adorable petite fille...    

Het beste bod - Ally BlakeNa een aantal mislukte relaties keert Veronica terug naar Melbourne. Daar begint ze vol goede moed aan haar nieuwe baan als veilingmeester bij een gerenommeerd veilinghuis. Helaas schijnt haar nieuwe baas, Mitch Hanover, nogal aan haar capaciteiten op werkgebied te twijfelen. Maar na haar eerste succesvolle veiling doet hij haar een voorstel. Wat moet ze daar nu mee?

Ademnood - Jessica Hart
Als je de man van je dromen ontmoet, voel je vlinders in je buik, zeggen ze. Onzin, vindt de nuchtere Summer. Tot ze haar verpletterend aantrekkelijke nieuwe baas ziet, en er een hele zwerm door haar heen danst. Toch moet ze ze wegjagen. Want hij mag dan knap zijn, hij is ook chaotisch, impulsief en onverantwoordelijk. En zij houdt van verstandige, rustige, ordelijke mannen, toch?

Una chica de época - Nicola Marsh

Tema:Amor y negocios

Las modas cambian… ¡pero no el verdadero amor! Chase Etheridge estaba organizando el evento más importante de su carrera: la despedida de soltera de su hermana. Solía ser un hombre muy controlado, pero la situación lo estaba desbordando y sabía perfectamente a quién culpar: a Lola Lombard, organizadora de la fiesta, reina del vintage y una auténtica rubia explosiva. Detrás de los tirabuzones y el carmín rojo de Lola se escondía una chica que siempre había creído que valía poco. Chase tendría que convencerla de que la amaba tal y como era, ya fuera vestida con un glamour de los de antes o con un vestido de novia.


Di un diamante si apprezza la caratura, la purezza. La stessa cosa si può dire di una relazione. La miniserie UN DIAMANTE PER SEMPRE ne è la conferma. Pippa Jenson è amata e corteggiata da tutta la Londra che conta. Eppure a lei non interessa, il suo cuore è blindato e non permetterà a niente e nessuno di penetrarvi. Non ha fatto i conti, però, con Roscoe Havering, uomo dallo sguardo magnetico e penetrante, che non appena si accorge di lei le piomba addosso come un rapace con la sua preda. Incontrarsi e amarsi sembrerebbe quasi inevitabile. Riuscirà Roscoe a sfoderare tutte le sue armi di seduzione?

Romance em londres - Barbara Hannay
Temática: Mundos diferentes

Será que Molly encontraria o seu sonhado cavalheiro inglês?

Molly Cooper vivia numa ilha do Pacífico e queria trocar a sua casa por um apartamento exclusivo num bairro de Chelsea, para um período de férias. O seu sonho era explorar a Grã-Bretanha… e conhecer o perfeito cavalheiro inglês. Patrick Knight achava as mensagens de correio electrónico de Molly absolutamente fascinantes e pensava que trocar a sua casa de Londres pela idílica casinha de Molly o ajudaria a escrever o seu primeiro romance, mas as coisas não estavam a correr como planeara…O que fazer quando se apercebe de que a pessoa que ama está no outro extremo do mundo, a viver em sua casa e a dormir na sua cama?

Kärleksbreven - Margaret Way

Hon är som gjord för att hängas ut i skvallerpressen – vacker, rik, och som det verkar, oförmögen att binda sig. Elaka tungor kallar Zara en femme fatale. Men anledningen till att hon en gång flydde ungdomskärleken Garrick var inte för att söka äventyret, utan något helt annat …

Garricks hjärta krossades när Zara bara försvann utan förklaring. Och i sin sorg och ilska har han bränt alla de brev hon skickat under åren, innan han ens läst dem. På en gemensam väns bröllop möts de igen, och visst finns känslorna kvar. Men frågan är om Garrick någonsin kommer kunna förstå, förlåta … och älska Zara igen?

Det var en gång ... Donna Alward

Det var en gång en flicka som hette Lucy. Hon växte upp på landet där hon tillbringade den mesta av tiden i stallet, utan att ha en aning om att hon tillhörde en kunglig familj i ett kungarike långt därifrån.

När Lucy blev vuxen fick hon komma till hovet och leva som en riktig prinsessa. Men hon saknade sitt gamla liv. Och hon förstod inte hur hon skulle kunna hitta en prins i kungariket. Hennes drömprins var en man som bodde på landet och förstod sig på hästar.

Så bestämde kungen att hans dotter skulle åka till en ranch och titta på några fina avelshästar till hovstallet. Men det första Lucy lade märke till när hon kom fram var inte hästarna, utan den snygge ranchägaren Brody Hamilton …

Στο Δρόμο των Αστεριών

Jackie Braun

Ο πλεϊμπόι και η σταρ…

Η προσωπική ζωή του διάσημου παίκτη του μπέιζμπολ Αντζελο Καζάλι παρέμενε ένα μυστήριο. Οι φήμες έλεγαν ότι επέστρεφε στην Ιταλία για να συμφιλιωθεί με τον πατέρα του. Και όταν κατέβηκε από το αεροπλάνο με την εκθαμβωτική ηθοποιό Ατλάντα Τζάκσον στο πλευρό του, οι εφημερίδες και τα περιοδικά πήραν φωτιά!

Η Ατλάντα είχε επιλέξει το μικρό, απόμερο Μόντα Κορέντι για να μείνει μόνη, μακριά από τα φώτα της δημοσιότητας, και να πάρει σοβαρές αποφάσεις για τη ζωή και την καριέρα της. Το τελευταίο που έπρεπε να την απασχολεί ήταν ο έρωτας. Μόνο που έβρισκε τη συντροφιά του αντζελο επικίνδυνα απολαυστική…

Sunday, October 16, 2011

October Releases

Tall, Dark, Texas Ranger

by   Patricia Thayer

Noah Cooper is in Kerry Springs to do a job, and as a Texas Ranger, he can't afford distraction. A pity, then, that at the center of the mystery is irresistible Lilly Perry….

Independent Lilly's determined to stay a single mom, so having a gorgeous lodger such as Noah Cooper in her house is hardly ideal. He may be amazing with her kids, but Lilly can't stop thinking about kissing him! Wanting is one thing…but with all the secrets that lie between them, can either of them ever really trust the other?

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Australia's Maverick MillionaireAustralia's Maverick Millionaire

by Margaret Way

Clio Templeton has loved Josh Hart since she was nine years old, when he saved her cousin from drowning. She's never forgotten how his cheek felt beneath her lips as she rewarded him with a kiss.

Years later, Josh has returned to the town that wrote him off as a bad seed—and the one woman who saw the true bravery beneath his bravado. But the small town has a long memory, and he can't risk the darkness of his past casting a shadow over the shining light of the local sweetheart….

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Bridesmaid Says, "I Do!"Bridesmaid Says, "I Do!"

by Barbara Hannay
How to be the Perfect Bridesmaid:

a) Smile and pretend to love your horrible dress.
b) Be patient as your best friend turns into Bridezilla.
c) Do not fall for the groom!

Thrilled to be Bella's bridesmaid, Zoe throws herself into her duties. But meeting the groom himself, stop-and-stare-sexy Kent Rigby, ruins everything….

What happens when you find the man of your dreams and he belongs to someone else?

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How a Cowboy Stole Her HeartHow a Cowboy Stole Her Heart

by Donna Alward
Clay Gregory's known Megan Briggs her whole life, and he's been plenty worried about her while she's been getting medical treatment. Now she's back home and hiding away on the family ranch.

Knowing the stubborn cowgirl won't accept his help willingly, he invites her to a family wedding to help him avoid his aunt's matchmaking!

He plans to remind Meg she's still the girl who can beat him in a horse race! But as she steps out in her curve-hugging red dress, her skills on a horse are suddenly the furthest thing from his mind….

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Her Italian SoldierHer Italian Soldier

by Rebecca Winters
Plucked from obscurity to model in an exciting campaign on the Amalfi coast, Annabelle Marsh can't wait for her month away! Surely, surrounded by so much natural beauty, her emotional bruises can't help but recover.

However, she'd planned to heal her wounds in private—sharing accommodations with a darkly brooding, battle-scarred army pilot was not on the agenda! Ex-nurse Annabelle is compelled to help Lucca, even though he's got "keep out" written all over him. But once the spark between them ignites, it's impossible to put out….

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Surprise: Outback ProposalSurprise: Outback Proposal

by Jennie Adams
Jayne Cutter should take the flirty grins of a gorgeous guy ten years her junior as pure charm—but Alex MacKay makes her want to drop her professional guard and see where that attraction takes them!

Alex doesn't have time for casual flings—he is focused on making a success of his business and discovering the truth about his past. But beautiful Jayne is a surprise distraction….

As they travel into the Outback, they may just find the one thing they least expected—a future together!

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Thursday, October 06, 2011


Mills and Boon Loves is an antho out this month including two stories by Romance line newcomers Barbara Wallace and Leah Ashton. Leah is last year's New Voices winner and this is her debut! Check it out! You can browse the book by clicking on the link above!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Foreign Releases - September

Die Nanny und der Milliardär

Nanny in New York gesucht! Die bezaubernde Reese kann ihr Glück kaum fassen: Der Milliardär Nick Wainwright engagiert sie als Kindermädchen. Einen Sommer lang soll sie sich in seinem luxuriösen Penthouse an der Park Avenue um seinen Sohn kümmern. Doch nicht nur der süße kleine Jamie erobert ihr Herz im Sturm. Ohne es zu wollen, ist Reese magisch angezogen von Nick. Ein verbotenes Gefühl, dem sie mit aller Kraft widerstehen muss! Doch dann fliegt sie mit Nick auf die idyllische Insel Martha’s Vineyard. Zum ersten Mal allein mit ihm, zieht er sie in die Arme und küsst sie voller Verlangen …

Trish Wylieová

Popelka z Los Angeles

Cassidy Maloneová je možná nezkušená, ale rozhodně ne zbabělá! Proto neodolá výzvě svého dávného přítele Willa Ryana a vydává se do světa iluzí a filmu – přímo do Hollywoodu. Oba jsou vázáni smlouvou napsat scénář, který kdysi před lety začali. Jenomže tenkrát se stejně jako jejich filmoví hrdinové do sebe zamilovali a skončilo to zlomeným srdcem. Cassidy je teď rozhodnutá vzdorovat Willovu svůdnému úsměvu a neodolatelnému šarmu…

Jessica Hartová

Pohádková svatba

Miranda Fairchildová dostala nezáviděníhodný úkol: najít pro svého šéfa Rafea Knightona vhodnou nevěstu! Přestože ho stále seznamuje s atraktivními ženami, Rafe má oči jen pro ni. Miranda se jeho svádění dlouho brání, avšak jeho nabídku doprovázet ho na charitativní ples odmítnout nemůže! Jejich první polibek je jen příslibem vztahu, který nemůže skončit jinak než svatbou.


Ellerby, sessiz ve sakin bir kuzey kasabasıydı. Bu küçük kasabanın, bu dar sokağında, dergilerden fırlamış gibi duran, uzun boylu, yanık tenli, etrafa zenginlik ve cazibe yayan yakışıklı bir adam görmek, Caro’nun aklını başından almıştı. Ancak, bu şımarık ve çapkın prensin karşısında, böyle nefes nefese ve bir aptal gibi durmamalıydı. “Aramalıydın. Dışarı çıkmış olabilirdim,” dedi.

“Dışarı mı çıkıyordun?” diye sordu Philip. Bakışlarıyla sanki bu kılıkla kim dışarı çıkar, der gibiydi.

Caro başını dikleştirerek, “Gördüğün gibi, dışarı çıkar gibi bir halim yok,” dedi.

“O zaman izin verirsen, içeri girip sana Lotty’nin plânını anlatmak istiyorum. Tabii, bu kapı aralığında konuşmak istemiyorsan...”


Yüksek düzeyde bir politikacı olan Lizzie, bekâr ve kırk yaşındaydı. Ve hayatının en cesur kararını vermişti. Tek başına bir bebek sahibi olmak…

Peşini kovalayan medyadan ve aile sorunlarından kaçmak için gözlerden uzak olan arkadaşının sığır çiftliğine gelmişti.

Jack Lewis bir sığır çiftliğinin yöneticisiydi ve o anda en son ihtiyacı olan şey, şımarık, kuralları fazlasıyla bağlı, şık giysiler içindeki bir şehirli kadına uğraşmaktı.

Sous le charme de son patron, Nikki Logan
Vous êtes sous contrat... » A ces mots, Ava se sent prise au piège. Ainsi, elle va devoir travailler pour Daniel Arnot, cet homme dont les yeux bruns la faisaient chavirer, quand elle était adolescente - avant qu'il ne lui brise le cœur et disparaisse de sa vie. Mais il y a pis , non content de jouer les patrons tyranniques avec elle, voilà que Daniel lui propose de vivre sous le même toit que lui, le temps que durera sa mission...

Un bébé par amour, Susan Meier

Quand elle apprend que son père l'a promise à un autre, Lucy fait le choix déchirant de rompre avec Seth, l'amour de sa vie. Mais, quelque temps après, voilà qu'elle se découvre enceinte. Dès lors, impossible pour elle d'envisager l'avenir sans Seth. Mais quelle réaction va-t-il avoir ?

Emparejados - Shirley Jump

Era el demonio con botas de vaquero…En Edgerton Shores, el amor casi se respiraba… especialmente cuando se organizó una lotería para emparejar. Pero imagínense la sorpresa de la pobre Sophie Watson cuando sacaron su nombre del sombrero sin que ella se hubiera ofrecido a participar. El cowboy Harlan Jones estaba encantado de ver a esa belleza estirada en una situación comprometida. Pero la sonrisa se le borró de la cara cuando vio que habían emparejado su nombre con el de Sophie. Tenían una semana de citas, pero sólo necesitarían una para descubrir lo poco que tenían en común. ¿Qué iban a hacer con las otras seis?

Una cuoca tutto pepe di C. Gillen Tacker

Dan Kingsland è quello delle decisioni drastiche. La sua famiglia, composta da tre figli e dallo zio della ex moglie, è un concentrato di caos e nervosismo, soprattutto all'ora di cena, impossibile mangiare qualcosa di decente. Soluzione? Assumere una cuoca a domicilio. La prescelta è l'esplosiva Emily Stayton, chef professionista, che pare avere tutte le carte in regola anche per cucinare a puntino il cuore di Dan.

Una vicina da scoprire di D. Alward

E, adesso, che cosa faccio? Wyatt Black, un uomo che sa sempre come affrontare ogni situazione, davanti a quel frugoletto in lacrime non sa come comportarsi. La nuova vicina di casa, Ellison Marchuck, è l'unica soluzione possibile. Tra loro non scorre buon sangue, ma Ellison non si tira indietro, anche perché non le dispiacerebbe conoscere meglio quel burbero di Wyatt. Sotto quella scorza da duro è convinta si nasconda un uomo tutto da scoprire.

Encontro com o amor - Fiona Harper

Do primeiro encontro ao dia do casamento!

Grace Marlowe passara toda a vida dedicada à sua filha Daisy e ela retribuiu-lhe marcando-lhe um encontro às cegas. Depois de decidir que valia a pena arriscar e sair da bolha em que vivia, Grace conheceu Noah Frost, um famoso escritor que pretendia passar despercebido e que também tinha os seus próprios demónios pessoais. Depois de uma breve e intensa relação, chegou o casamento e a lua-de-mel em Paris, mas também uma surpresa com a qual ninguém contava.

At elske og ære af Jennie Adams Jeg giver dig alt …Da Jack forlod Australien for et år siden troede Tiffany, hun havde mistet ham for evigt. Men realiteten var, at Jack elskede Tiffany for højt til at kunne dele den smertende sandhed om hans sygdom. Han forlod hende for at klare problemerne på sin egen måde … Alene.
Nu mødes de igen. Og Jack længes mere end nogensinde efter Tiffanys uforløste kærlighed. En kærlighed han dog ikke tør gengælde. Men Tiffany har andre planer. Hun sætter sig for at bevise, at hun kan elske og ære sin mand … i både medgang og modgang.

Kærlighed og kvindelist af Lucy GordonKatie har været forelsket i Nick siden teenagetiden og nu lægger hun en snedig plan. Kodeordet er ’sensualitet’! Det passer Nick Kenton ualmindeligt dårligt at skulle have se efter et familiemedlem, mens hun er i London, Så det er mere af pligt end lyst, at han henter den irriterende teenager ved toget.
Men at Katie Deakins ikke længere er nogen teenager, må Nick sande, da han møder den nu alarmerende flotte og tiltrækkende kvinde. Og der går da heller ikke længe, førend den unge, sexede Katie har vendt op og ned på Nicks – og hans kærestes tilværelse .

Sunday, September 11, 2011



The fabulous Mills and Boon New Voices competition begins on September 13 and for those of you are interested in taking part, here are few posts on getting started by Romance authors –

First, a very special link to last year’s winner, Leah Ashton, talking about her New Voices journey.

There's advice from Donna Alward, Barbara Wallace has posted on the subject of "Voice" on Seven Sassy Sisters and Liz Fielding has written a post on the ingredients of a great romance here

For those of you in the UK, there’s a roundup of the writer and editor workshops being held all round the country here. And for everyone here's a link to the New Voices Facebook page where you'll find loads of support from writers working on their first chapters, and authors who are answering questions on anything you can think about.

If you haven’t started yet, don’t panic! You have until October 10 to post the first chapter of your book.  
Twenty entrants, chosen by the editorial team, will go through to round two - with an author mentor to hold their hand - and Chapter Two. Four finalists will make it to the last round, when they'll post a "pivotal moment" in their book.  It's a fabulous opportunity to get yourself noticed and it's open to writers in the US, Canada (except Montreal), New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. (The exceptions are not dictated by Mills and Boon, but by international competition rules - sorry! It doesn't stop you sending in your ms in the normal way, however.)

More deets about the comp at Mills and Boon New Voices and Romance Is Not Dead

There’ll be blogs from Mills and Boon editor, Flo Nichols and a bunch of authors throughout the competition, so hit the "favourite" button and come back often!

And if you want to read how last year's winner, Leah Ashton's book turned out, here's your chance to read it, hot off the press!

Monday, September 05, 2011

September Releases

The Lonesome RancherThe Lonesome Rancher    by Patricia Thayer

The most guarded heart in Texas

Sloan Merrick may be from Kerry Springs' most famous family, but he's happiest alone on his ranch. After his ex's betrayal, he's determined not to fall again—but the intriguing Jade Hamilton is hard to resist!

Jade is in Kerry Springs to find out the truth about her past, not to fall in love! Yet she's increasingly drawn to Sloan, and starts to feel that she belongs in Kerry Springs—and in his arms. But in her past lurks a secret that could break Sloan's heart…

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Royal Wedding BellsRoyal Wedding Bells by  Raye Morgan and Nina Harrington

The Prince's Forbidden Love by Raye Morgan

Prince Andre plans to see his ward, lovely Princess Julienne, married to his cousin, and then he'll restore peace to their country and move on. But Julienne disagrees. Making her escape from the convent, she turns Prince Andre's world upside down…

The Ordinary King by Nina Harrington

When Kate takes a job in Africa, the last person she expects to meet is her gorgeous ex, Simon, who, due to his charity work, is now an honorary king. If that wasn't enough, it seems that he's expected to take a queen—and she's his favorite candidate!

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The Princess TestThe Princess Test by Shirley Jump
Will the real princess please stand up?

Carlita Santaro has never felt like a "proper" princess, and she's finally escaped the palace for the small town of Winter Haven.

Daniel is an award-winning journalist, but now, as a single dad, he's working on a gossip show—better hours but rock-bottom morals. His boss orders Daniel to test suspiciously down-to-earth Carlita—is she really royal, or just posing as a princess?

Carlita captivates Daniel, but soon he'll have to choose: Should he follow the headlines, or his heart?

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Who's rescuing whom?

Darius Falcon needs a fresh start—and what better place than his inherited island, sleepy Herringdean? But his ruthless reputation precedes him, and the locals fear he'll change their home. Harriet Connor is no different.

Widow Harriet is content with her beloved dog and lifeboat rescue work. She doesn't need some upstart tycoon ruining it all! Yet, after rescuing Darius from a capsized boat, she recognizes that there is more beneath his brooding surface…

Can Darius make her see that she might need rescuing just as much as he does?

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Swept Off Her StilettosSwept Off Her Stilettos by Fiona Harper

A little finger isn't properly dressed without a man wrapped round it…

Clothing connoisseur Coreen Fraser's film-star style never leaves her wanting for male attention. But sourcing costumes for a 1930s murder-mystery weekend stops being fun when she discovers she has to wear a tweed suit and sensible shoes!

Meanwhile, Coreen's best friend, Adam Conrad, has his own plans for the weekend. One moonlit kiss later, Coreen sees the truth: Adam's the only man who knows the girl beneath the skyscraper heels and scarlet lipstick. Is she brave enough to invite him to kiss that lipstick off anytime he likes?

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The Heart of a HeroThe Heart of a Hero by  Barbara Wallace 

How to heal a hero…

Helping people comes naturally to Zoe Hamilton—she has the advice column to prove it. All she wants this summer, though, is to lick her postdivorce wounds in peace. That's fine by her surly-yet-handsome neighbor, ex-army captain Jake Meyers; he just wants to be left alone.

Jake might believe his emotions are frozen forever, but the pain in his glittering emerald eyes tells a different story. Zoe can't help but reach out, but it will take all her courage to love a man so determined to keep himself closed off…

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Dating the enemy!
Sara should be preparing for a meeting to secure her business. Instead she’s being stood up by a man she’s never even met! Things improve when gorgeous city-boy Leo asks her to dance – until he reveals his relief that his ‘country bumpkin’ blind date didn’t show…
Sara could almost ignore the words slipping from his oh-so-kissable mouth – if the next ones weren’t that he’s planning to build on the land she wants to buy! Turning to ice, yet very aware of his warm, strong arms around her waist, Sara’s suddenly reminded of a saying: keep your enemies closer…
ROYAL EXCLUSIVE: ‘Perfect’ princess goes AWOL!
Frustrated with the merry-go-round of political dinners and enforced good behaviour, Lotty’s determined to try on a normal life for size……but she’s completely unprepared for her new boss, Corran McKenna, an impossible, ridiculously sexy grump who makes no allowances – especially for secret princesses!
Sick to the royal back teeth with people bowing and scraping, Lotty’s fine with Corran’s frowns – it’s his wicked grin that causes trouble! A no-strings fling with the only man who’s ever seen the real rather than the royal her is irresistible – but what will happen when her secret becomes headline news?
Just a summer romance…Since the cliffs surrounding her Mediterranean home claimed her husband’s life, Jeanne-Marie has been a single mum to her young son Alexandre. She keeps her heart well guarded – until the handsome Matthieu arrives at her cosy B&B…Or the start of something more?Matt’s sense of fun enchants Alexandre and reminds Jeanne-Marie how to smile, but surely this daredevil will soon mov... more info

Little Cowgirl Needs a Mum When a tiny girl peers nervously round the door of her quilt shop Jenny’s heart melts. Gracie needs help finishing the quilt her mother started before she passed away. But her father, gruff rancher Evan, is reluctant to let Jenny into his world. Even if she can offer him a second chance at love.Once Upon a Proposal It was only a kiss, meant to get rid of an unwanted suit... more info

Once Upon a Time in Tarrula After an injury, ex-soldier Troy’s too busy putting his life back together to worry about his heart. And his new assistant Stacie deserves a fairytale – not damaged goods. Yet could this Cinderella inspire her Prince Charming to claim their happy ever after…?To Wed a Rancher When Rachel dumps her cheating boyfriend, he dumps her in a one-horse Montana town. Then a deep,... more info

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Foreign Releases - August

Happy End im Traumpalast? von: RAYE MORGAN

Über diesen Roman:
"Was hältst du von einer guten, altmodischen Entführung?" Auch wenn Monte DeAngelis entwaffnend lächelt, Pellea weiß: Er meint jedes seiner Worte ernst! Und einen Herzschlag lang wünscht sie sich nichts mehr, als tatsächlich an seiner Seite aus dem Palast zu fliehen. Die zärtliche Leidenschaft, mit der der heimliche Kronprinz Ambrias sie für eine Nacht geliebt hat, will sie ihr Leben lang genießen. Aber darf nicht mit ihm gehen: Die Zukunft des Inselreiches hängt davon ab, dass sie Montes verlockender Einladung widersteht …

Liz Fieldingová - Týden luxusu

Lydia Youngová vede dvojí život. Přes den je pokladní v supermarketu, po večerech dvojnice slavné celebrity. A právě v této roli se vydává do pouštního království, aby tam prožila týden snů uprostřed luxusu.
Zdá se, že jejím jediným úkolem je nechat se hýčkat jako princezna, užívat si slunce a moře, odpočívat, objevovat půvab Orientu. Než zjistí, že jí do cesty vstoupil neočekávaný průvodce - šejk Kalil al-Zaki…

Jackie Braunová - Zásnuby v poušti

Jakmile zámožný šejk Madani Tarim ochutnal lahodné pokrmy Emily Meritové, které připravila na večírek jeho přátel, hned věděl, že mu Emily musí sestavit menu na zásnubní hostinu. Kdo však mohl tušit, že se během "pracovních schůzek" tolik sblíží? Vzepře se Madani králi a odmítne nevěstu, již nemiluje a s níž bylo manželství domluveno už před lety?


Yakışıklı ve karizmatik Alex, İsviçre’deki Valleder Kantonu’nun kralıydı. San Ravino Prensesi Isabella ile üç hafta sonra evleneceklerdi.

Turist olarak Kraliyet şatosunu ve etrafını çevreleyen surları gezmeye gelen Amerikalı sarışın güzel, turist rehberine kralla görüşmek istediğini söyleyince ortalık karışmıştı. Darrell Collier, krala iade etmesi gereken çok değerli bir emanet olduğunu söylüyordu.

Kral kadınla görüşmeyi hiç düşünmemiş onu apar topar Denver’e göndermek istemişti. Ancak, o değerli emanetin fotoğraflarını gördüğünde beyninden vurulmuşa döndü. Emanetin ardındaki gerçeği öğrenmek zorundaydı.


 “Önemli olan da bu zaten,” dedi Tomas. “Şehrin çekici yanları var mutlaka, ama insanlar bazen daha basit…” Sofia, onun ne söyleyeceğini çok merak etmişti. Aslında, bu adamın her şeyini merak eder olmuştu. Bu Tomas Mendoza kimdi? Neden böyle basit bir yaşantıyı seçmişti? “Bir hayat mı isterler?” diye onun sözünü tamamladı.

Tomas pencereden dışarı baktı. “Evet, basit bir hayat...” Sofia pek tatmin olmamıştı. Bu adamın daha önceleri, nasıl bir hayatı vardı acaba? Görünüşüne bakılırsa, böyle basit bir hayata ait birine benzemediği gibi, anlaşılması da çok güç birine benziyordu.

Une famille pour Drew, Judy Christenberry

Kelly élève seule son fils Drew, deux ans. Une tâche qui l'occupe entièrement et à laquelle elle sacrifie tout, y compris sa vie de femme. Aussi est-ce d'abord avec une vive réticence qu'elle accepte de jouer un temps la fiancée de Pete, le frère d'une amie. Mais, très vite, le charme de Pete opère et Kelly se prend à espérer que leur fausse liaison devienne réelle...

Et plus, si infinités..., Jackie Braun

Directrice d'une agence de rencontres, Maddie est fière de faire naître de belles histoires d'amour. Un talent dont profite les autres... alors qu'elle-même demeure célibataire, hélas. Jusqu'à ce que Cameron Foley, jeune veuf et papa d'une fillette de deux ans, la mette au défi de lui trouver une compagne. Or Maddie a beau chercher, il n'y a qu'un profil qui convienne à un homme tel que Cam. Un profil qu'elle s'évertue à ignorer : le sien...

Een kans op geluk - Jessica Steele

Nadat de cottage van haar vader is verkocht, heeft Phinn dringend een nieuw onderkomen nodig. De nieuwe eigenaar, Ty Allardyce, is net zo knap als onuitstaanbaar. Toch ze blij met de baan die hij haar bezorgt als gezelschapsdame van zijn broer, die aan een gebroken hart lijdt. Met hém kan ze het wel goed vinden. Vreemd genoeg lijkt Ty daar helemaal niet zo blij mee te zijn...

Droom in de woestijn - Liz Fielding

Lydia Young is al jaren de lookalike van publiekslieveling Lady Rose. Zo vreemd is het dus niet, dat ze het verzoek krijgt haar te vervangen op een reis naar Bab el Sama. Erg veel zin heeft Lydia niet, maar als ze oog in oog staat met de razendknappe playboy-sjeik Kalil, denkt ze daar opeens heel anders over. Al vreest ze het ergste voor haar hart. Want zóveel charme, is ze daartegen bestand?

Pasado olvidado - Barbara Wallace

¿Cómo llegar a un corazón tan celosamente protegido? Kelsey había pensado que trabajar con el solitario escritor Alex Markoff iba a ser el trabajo de sus sueños… hasta que lo conoció. Alex era tan guapo como una estrella de cine, pero sus malos modales pronto dejaron claro a Kelsey que no se alegraba de tenerla en su casa. Ella era una luchadora y se negaba a pasar de puntillas al lado de un hombre que necesitaba que lo cuidaran, ¡aunque fuera demasiado testarudo para admitirlo! El muro que Alex había construido a su alrededor empezaba a agrietarse y, por primera vez en toda su vida, Kelsey se sentía muy cerca de alguien.



La prima persona che Scott O'Halloran incontra appena atterra nel piccolo paese dell'Alaska è la sua fidanzatina del liceo, Chrissie Harris. Lei non lo ha mai dimenticato, però non ha alcuna intenzione di finire ancora tra le sue braccia, non sopporterebbe un altro abbandono. Ma complice una tempesta improvvisa e un atterraggio di emergenza i due si ritrovano insieme e soli. Basta per far riaccendere la scintilla mai sopita?

NON DIRMI NO di N. Logan.

A Clint McLeish sono sempre piaciute le sfide, soprattutto quelle quasi impossibili da portare a termine e Romy Carvell sembra una di quelle. Lei è bella ed enigmatica e sfugge a qualsiasi approccio. Il solo fascino non riesce a fare breccia nella sua corazza, serve molto di più e Clint è pronto a giocarsi il tutto per tutto. Ma Romy accetterà la sua corte serrata?

A futura rainha - Melissa McClone

Temática: Entre a realeza

Mudariam as regras do jogo quando Izzy descobrisse a pequena surpresa?

Izzy, uma mecânica de carros, quase deixou cair a chave inglesa quando um atraente príncipe apareceu na sua oficina mecânica para lhe anunciar que era seu marido. Nunca lhe tinha passado pela cabeça tornar-se princesa. A sua independência ia fazer com que lhe fosse difícil mudar o fato-macaco de trabalho por vestidos de seda, isso sem contar com as responsabilidades que a sua posição acarretava. Não obstante, não podia evitar a atracção que sentia pelo príncipe Niko.

Guddommelig genforening af Carol Grace

Olivia og Jack var det perfekte par – det var tydeligt fra starten, at de var skabt for hinanden…

Men fem år senere er deres eventyrbryllup kun et fjernt minde, og ægteskabet næsten forbi. Men Jack er aldrig holdt op med at elske Olivia, og nu har han planlagt, at de skal tilbringe sommeren på den smukke græske ø, hvor engang de mødte hinanden. … Det perfekte sted at forelske sig Men er de kønne landsbyer og de blide bølger på endeløse gyldne strande nok til, at Jack og Olivia kan komme sig over fortiden og forene sig igen … for altid?