Christmas brings some special treats to readers with special stories - and here's some of what you can find on the shelves this year!
From Mills and Boon UK:
Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses
Susan Meier, Barbara Wallace, Patricia Thayer, Donna Alward
Four lovely, festive, sparkling romances
Baby Beneath the Christmas Tree
Gwen McKenzie is single, but she has a beautiful baby and has just landed a fantastic job. What she hadn’t counted on was her new boss being gorgeous! Although he’s not mad about babies…
Magic Under the Mistletoe
To her surprise, glossy PR executive Gill, under the mistletoe with her local children’s centre’s gorgeously dishevelled director, realises that opposites really do attract…
Lone wolf Boone Gifford is looking at Christmas through Amelia Hughes’ eyes. As the snow falls harder and her stranded family needs help, Boone steps towards them and into the warm.
A Bride for Rocking H Ranch
Kelly is a rancher, sister, aunt and granddaughter but creating a perfect Christmas is just too much. So when delectable, sexy chef Mack offers his help, she’s happy to accept.
Judy Christenberry / Trish Morey / Jennifer Taylor
Cinderella and the Cowboy
With her newborn and toddler in tow, Elizabeth stepped onto the Ransom Homestead looking for the family she’d never had. When the children’s grandfather welcomed them with open arms, she was grateful, but a blue-eyed, hard-headed cowboy kept distracting her…
The Boss’s Christmas Baby
Tegan is supposed to be pretending to be her twin, not sleeping with her sister’s sexy, powerful boss. The deception can’t last; she’s falling for this ruthless tycoon. How will James react when he discovers his mistress has a special seasonal delivery?
Their Little Christmas Miracle
Anna and Sam Kearney were blissfully happy until they realised the baby they longed for just wasn’t coming. Sam is back, convinced they belong together, and, working together on Christmas Eve, maybe there will be a little Christmas miracle for them…
And in Australia:
DADDY BY CHRISTMAS/RESCUED BY HIS CHRISTMAS ANGEL
by CARA COLTER, PATRICIA THAYER
Daddy By Christmas by Patricia Thayer
Tycoon Jarrett McKane has never believed in Christmas, mistletoe and family just aren’t for him. But he can’t help being drawn to soon-to-be-mum Mia Saunders, even though she’s cast him as Scrooge.
Before Mia, Christmases were spent alone...but now this previously ruthless tycoon might just have found a fairytale ending.
Rescued By His Christmas Angel by Cara Colter
Teacher Morgan McGuire is determined to embrace her newfound independence, until one of her pupils needs her in ways she never expected. Soon Morgan’s life becomes intertwined with that of sexy but cynical Nate Hathoway and his adorable daughter.
Christmas is hard for single father Nate, but as the holiday season weaves its magic, and Nate is drawn ever closer to warm, generous Morgan, his hardened heart begins to thaw…
Also includes a bonus novella - One Indian Summer by Nicola Marsh
Friday, November 19, 2010
Friday, November 12, 2010
HIRED: SASSY ASSISTANT (Jan.) -Nina Harrington
HOUSEKEEPER'S HAPPILY EVER-AFTER (Apr.) - Fiona Harper
OH-SO-SENSIBLE SECRETARY (Mar.) - Jessica Hart
BEAUTY AND THE RECLUSIVE PRINCE (Apr.) - Raye Morgan
And also to Nicola Marsh, who's been nominated for Best Harlequin Presents!
A very special congrats too to Leah Ashton, the winner of the Mills and Boon New Voices competition with her entry "Secrets and Speed Dating". Leah was mentored by Romance star Jessica Hart during the competition - congrats to Leah and Team Jessica!
Monday, November 01, 2010
Miniseries: The Lost Princes of Ambria
David Dykstra is determined to claim his rightful place as prince of fallen Ambria, and nothing will derail his quest. Until Ayme Sommers shows up, identifying him as the father of her sister's baby.
It's bad timing to say the least! But now he must put his daughter first, and make room for her and her beautiful, impulsive aunt Ayme on his journey home.
Soon sparks are flying between David and Ayme…. David's journey to becoming a prince isn't going to be simple!
Miniseries: The Brides of Bella Rosa
When firefighter Cristiano Casali is injured on duty, there is only one place he can think of to recover—Monta Correnti, his home…
Estranged from his feuding family and still wounded, Cristiano finds it difficult to start living again—until he meets pretty, warmhearted Mariella and the adorable baby she cares for, Dante….
As Mariella helps Cristiano recuperate and reunite with his family she realizes that she wants a family, too—with Cristiano!
Baby Beneath the Christmas Tree by Susan Meier
Single mum Gwen McKenzie's new boss, Andrew Teaberry, is amazing but totally out of her league. And he hasn't a clue about babies! Yet it's soon clear that the excitement in the air comes from more than just the yuletide season!
Magic Under the Mistletoe by Barbara Wallace
Glossy PR executive Gill McKenzie is organizing a Christmas party at her local children's center. To her astonishment, she's drawn to the gorgeously disheveled director, Oliver Harrington! Under the mistletoe, they realize that opposites really do attract….
When snowboard designer Sean Hughes sees Zoe Flynn hitchhiking at the bottom of Mount Hood he recognizes a free spirit—much like himself!
They hit it off, and Zoe ends up agreeing to pose as Sean's girlfriend at his family's Thanksgiving. But following an accident and a misunderstanding they're soon stuck with each other for the Christmas holidays!
Zoe's girl-next-door looks make Sean wish their charade was a romantic reality, but Zoe is hiding something…and he has until the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve to discover her secret!
Meg Jardine, personal assistant extraordinaire, is convinced she's about to lose her job. Her gorgeous, dark and deeply unimpressed boss, William McMaster, is stranded in Melbourne over Christmas—and it's all her fault! With her heart in her mouth, she invites the intimidating billionaire home for the holiday….
At Meg's chaotic, cozy family farm, William's cold reserve begins to melt away. Suddenly they're seeing each other in a whole new light, and country girl Meg has shot straight to the top of William's Christmas list!
Lucy Bright can't believe it when she's plucked from secretarial obscurity and transformed into the pampered fiancée of a slick retail guru. But then she discovers it was all a publicity stunt! Rushing away from the media frenzy, she bumps—literally—into the arms of delicious tycoon Nathaniel Hart….
Spooked by their instantaneous chemistry, Lucy flees—but Nathaniel is determined to find his barefoot beauty. Though all he has is one very expensive red designer stiletto to help him!