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Kit, Susannah, Alison: Single, successful and not searching for husbands but love finds them anyway!
When Jarrett Webster challenged Kit to organize a charity fund–raiser, a bachelor auction seemed ideal with Jarrett as the prize! Bids were sure to flood in, and it'd be blissful revenge for Kit to see Jarrett "sold" to the highest bidder. That would teach him to tease her about being Ms Career Woman!
Annoyingly, Jarrett was completely happy to offer an intimate date on his private island. A whole weekend in paradise, with the sexiest man on earth! Try as she might to stop herself, Kit couldn't help thinking how exciting it would be if she could win the billionaire date .
The bachelor and the baby!
Devlin Cunningham could be the luckiest man alive. He has a thriving business, a string of women competing for his attention and he had Kady Bishop to keep his life in order!
In fact, sometimes Kady has to remind Devlin that she's his accountant, not his wife! Especially when a baby is delivered to his house with a note proclaiming Devlin as the father . Naturally, he expects Kady to help out! She should be furious not falling in love with baby Sam on sight, and getting bowled over by Devlin's unexpected talents for fatherhood!
BABY BOOM. Because two's company and three's a family!"Leigh Michaels really makes the sparks fly."
AN IMPERFECT LOVE: Love is blind – and marriage is an institution for the blind. In his years as a Phoenix divorce attorney, Justin Abernathy has seen it all – and the bitter marital wars he’s witnessed have left him disillusioned with love. So when Justin decides to get married, he’s seeking a sensible, practical wife who wants the same things he does – a stable marriage and a family, with the promise of forever – accompanied by no mess, no sentiment, and no silly business about love.
His announcement sends his confidential secretary, Alisa McClenaghan, into whoops of laughter – until she discovers that she is the bride he’s chosen.
SAFE IN MY HEART: Stunned when her fiancé betrays her, Katherine Whitman reacts by seducing her boss – and when a single night of madness results in a pregnancy, she takes full responsibility. Then Stephen Osborne insists they do as people always have – get married. But does he want Katherine, or only his baby?
THE UNLIKELY SANTA: In the retail business, Christmas isn’t a holiday, it’s an endurance contest – and as manager of the Tyler-Royale department store in a major Chicago shopping mall, Brandi Ogilvie knows that surviving December will be a challenge. Then Zack Forrest shows up in her store, insisting he’s the perfect candidate to fill Santa’s red velvet suit.
Brandi’s new Santa is too tall, too lean, too dark, and way too sexy for the role. But he’s enough to make a jaded department store manager think twice about what she’d like to find under her own tree on Christmas morning – if only she wasn’t certain that Zack is hiding something.
The Unlikely Santa was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA contest for best sweet traditional romance of the year.
THE CORPORATE WIFE: Why does she keep wishing she'd said YES? Erin Reynolds is already the perfect corporate secretary and personal assistant, so when her boss, Slater Livingstone, suggests they make their arrangement permanent through a marriage of convenience, the idea seems perfectly sensible – to him. Erin, on the other hand, thinks his offer is ludicrous... but the moment she turns him down, she can think of nothing but Slater.
STRICTLY BUSINESS: The lifelong friendship between Gianna West and Blake Whittaker has never interfered with their business partnership, Westway Cosmetics. But when Gianna’s brilliant ideas for marketing their newest perfume throw Blake into the arms of the world’s most gorgeous model, Gianna begins to wonder if she’s made the worst mistake of her life.
The Daddy Trap: Lindsay wanted a baby, Gibb didn’t – and their conflicting stands broke up their fledgling marriage. When Gibb comes back to town as a consultant at the family business, their attraction is just as strong. But Gibb still doesn’t want a child – and Lindsay now has an eight-year-old son. The Daddy Trap was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA contest for best sweet traditional romance of the year.
Invitation to Love: Dillon Archer had already ruined Heidi Cameron’s father’s business and played a large part in his too-early death. Now he seems set on ruining the rest of Heidi’s life – the bed and breakfast business which is all she and her mother had salvaged from the wreckage – and acquiring Heidi herself just for good measure!
O’Hara’s Legacy: Kelly Sheridan is delighted to find that Patrick O’Hara remembered her in his will – until she learns that he has left half of his bookstore to her and half to his nephew, Ross Clayton. Ross makes it plain he thinks Kelly has taken unfair advantage of his uncle, and before long, Kelly begins to wonder if O’Hara’s legacy will end up in murder!
Let Me Count the Ways: Professor Sara Prentiss is not impressed when best-selling author Adam Merrill arrives on the campus of Chandler College to team-teach her creative writing class, and when Adam’s biggest fan – Sara’s elderly housemate, Olivia – invites him to move in, Sara is infuriated. Worse, she’s worried because Adam’s hunt for his next story leads him to probe a mystery in Olivia’s past. Before long, however, Sara starts to wonder if one summer with Adam will be long enough.
Ties that Blind: It isn’t that Abbey Stafford doesn’t want her widowed mother to marry again; she just doesn’t think Janice has made a good choice in Frank Granger, the neighborhood handyman. And she isn’t the only one to think so: Frank’s son Flynn is just as opposed to the match -- and to having Abbey in his life. Ties that Blind was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA contest for best sweet traditional romance of the year.
Leigh Michaels is the best-selling author of more than 100 books, including historical romance, contemporary romance, non-fiction, and local history. More than 35 million copies of her books have been published in 25 languages and 120 countries.
When Lucien, Isabelle, and Emily are invited to their great-uncle’s seventieth birthday party, they hope the elderly duke’s promise to make their lives easier means they’ll be receiving cash. What they don’t expect to find is love…and scandal!
Lucien, incensed by his father’s announcement that he’s marrying a girl even younger than Lucien, resolves to convince the bride to back out—no matter what it takes. After a year of a marriage of convenience, Isabel is horrified to find her husband occupying the room next door—and making it clear he intends to move into her bed. And Emily, disillusioned by the whole notion of marriage after the death of her fiancé, decides it’s time to take a lover instead…
Three siblings, three romances—and three scandals—keep the ton buzzing in this Regency romp!
Five full length classic romances – each a stand-alone title by bestselling romance author Leigh Michaels
Just a Normal Marriage
To create a stable home for her young half-sister, accountant and trust-fund heiress Shauna McCoy proposes marriage to the child's pediatrician, Rob Stevens. Shauna envisions a business arrangement -- a year invested in Mandy's well-being. But Rob has in mind a much more normal marriage.
The Only Solution
Wendy Miller adores the baby girl her dying friend left in her care, but when she loses her job, she has no choice but to call on Rory's family for help. What she doesn’t count on is that Mack Burgess wants to raise his niece.
Mack’s wealthy and powerful, and he could take Rory away from her in an instant. But Rory’s attached to Wendy – so Mack’s solution is to propose that they build a family for the baby’s sake.
To keep her baby, can Wendy actually marry the man she's come to love – even though he doesn't love her?
Brodie McKenzie is all grown up now, and she no longer needs her guardian interfering with her plans for marriage and career. The fact that Drew Hammond is nearly always right certainly doesn't make it any less painful for Brodie when her plans go awry. But the alternative Drew offers -- a marriage of convenience -- makes leaving home seem like a very bad idea.
With No Reservations
Lacey Clinton left Kansas City and her job at her father’s hotel when fellow hotel-owner Damon Kendrick made clear that his passion for her did not include marriage. Now she’s back at the Clinton Hotel and having to deal with Damon on a daily basis. When fire closes down the Clinton and Lacey’s father decides to sell rather than renovate, the only logical buyer is Damon. But he hasn’t given up the idea of an affair – and he’s willing to buy only if Lacey is willing to play along.
Taming a Tycoon
All reporter Savannah Seabrooke needs is thirty seconds of Dexter Caine's time, and his answer to just one question. Catching up with the elusive millionaire tycoon and casino owner is challenge enough, though Savannah is equal to the task -- even if it means stowing away on his private jet bound for Las Vegas.
But then Dexter turns the tables, holds her hostage, and announces that she's his wife!
Lissa is working the cloakroom at a party when she bumps into Kurt Callahan, someone she never thought she’d see again. He’s still as charming as ever, and now he’s become a very successful businessman. He asks Lissa for her phone number, seemingly forgetting they’ve met before. Lissa, however, hasn’t forgotten about Kurt sleeping with her just to win a bet. This time, it’s his turn to get a taste of humiliation!
Lady Mariah Gerrard anxiously awaits the birth of her stepmother’s child, desperately hoping for a boy who will inherit their father’s title so Mariah can gain access to her dowry and her freedom. Her father’s cousin John, the next heir in line, has other plans – so if the baby is a girl, disaster looms for Mariah.
When Myles Moreton comes to Edgeworth to manage the family estate, Mariah’s no longer certain that even the birth of a boy will solve her problems. Why is money missing? Why is Mariah’s dowry in doubt? Despite his genial façade, is Cousin John planning mischief – or worse? Why is Myles Moreton, rather than the late earl’s trustees, suddenly in control? And how can Myles – a man who’s entirely ineligible – be not only completely maddening but utterly charming and very, very tempting?
As the family gathers to await the birth, Mariah and Myles search for answers – and they find that playing the waiting game can have its own rewards.
RYE – Viscount Ryecroft is a young man with a problem. Make that two problems: He has a beautiful sister to marry off, but no money to fund a London Season for her. Perhaps he needs to find an heiress for himself first?
SOPHIE – Miss Sophie Ryecroft is willing to marry for the good of the family – but since she can't meet the sort of man Rye has in mind for her except in London, she's looking for alternatives.
MIRANDA – Rye and Sophie's mother, the dowager (but still young) Lady Ryecroft, will do anything for the sake of her children – even taking up again with a man she knew long ago and offering to be his mistress.
The Ryecrofts have Just One Season in London to make their marks – and their marriages!
Conner and Synnamon Welles’ marriage of convenience hasn’t worked out, so they agree to a civilized divorce. But their plans for amicably parting ways come to a screeching halt when Synnamon discovers she’s pregnant with Conner’s baby – and he insists they become the perfect family, instead.
Leigh Michaels is the award-winning author of more than 100 books, including spicy historical romance, sweet contemporary romance, and non-fiction such as On Writing Romance. She is a six-time finalist in the RITA competition sponsored by Romance Writers of America, and teaches romance writing at Gotham Writers’ Workshop (www.writingclasses.com).