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All a Woman Wants
American Lachlan "Mac" Warwick McTavish travels to England on Business only to find his younger sister dead and her children maltreated in the house of their drunken father. He kidnaps the children and escapes to the country to find a nursemaid while he waits for his ship to be ready to return to Virginia. Mac stumbles upon Bea,who has inherited a bankrupt estate and who knows nothing of how to manage her new property. In return for looking after "his...
Almost Perfect
Ivy, Mar 2002, 6.99, 368 pp. ISBN: 0449006034 With her record, Cleo Alyssum knows she needs to remain perfectly clean if she is to regain custody of her seven-year-old son Matty. Thus, she finds contentment and isolation from her past on a secluded South Carolina island until renowned cartoonist Jared McCloud of Scapegrace fame arrives asking to rent the dilapidated guesthouse. Cleo refuses until a teenage neighbor playing a prank causes a...
Carolina Girl
Ballantine, Jan 2005, 6.99 ISBN: 0804119848 In Springfield, Missouri Mame suffers a heart attack that sends her nephew radio talk show host “Doc” Elliot Roth scrambling fromm St. Louis to insure she is okay. Mame, owner of Mame's School of Alternative Life Lessons, worries about Elliot who she feels never fools around. He works out continuously and he only eats healthy foods. Elliot remains traumatized because his father died from a heart attac...
Denim and Lace
The Neely family cross the US, looking for their father and a valley he bought in California,. Samantha has become the "man" of the family, protecting her beautiful sisters from the men of the little mining town in which their search temporarily ends. But, in spite of his vow to keep his town female-free, the apparently misogynist and tyrannical leader of the town, Sloan Talbott, finds himself mightily attracted to the trouser-wearing "Sam", who saved hi...

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McCloud's Woman
Ivy, Mar 2003, 6.99 ISBN: 0804119821 For the past decade, forensic anthropologist Timothy John “TJ” McCloud has traveled the world visiting hot spots as a consultant. Currently, TJ rests on the property of his sister-in-law on an island off the South Carolina coast. TJ is studying the remains of two individuals found on the beach when a storm struck. He estimates the two men died during World War II. Hollywood executive Mara Simon hopes to ...
Moonlight Mistress
In a plot to secure her ill-gained lands, Lady Ravenna traps Sir Phillipe into marriage by pretending to have borne his child. In fact, in a drugged induced frenzy he has raped and impregnated Aelvina, a young woman he had sworn to protect. When they meet again they both assume themselves betrayed by the other but in her effort to find her missing child Aelvina is forced to become Phillipe's mistress. He assumes she is part of the plot which sees him ...
Must Be Magic
Signet, Aug 2002, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451206754 All her life Lady Leila Staines has felt like an adopted outsider as the only member of the Malcolm women without any magical abilities. Even her hair is not the dark color that every other Malcolm female has. Still, she has done her part by marrying to improve the family fortune. With her husband dead, she controls the Staines estate as long she lives and never remarries. Leila wants to grow...
The Trouble with Magic
The Malcolm women, throughout their history, have all been gifted with supernatural powers. Felicity Malcolm Childe has the gift of experiencing visions through touch. Though all Malcolm women feel that their gifts are blessings, Felicity believes that hers is a curse, for every time she touches a suitor, she is gifted with agonizing images of their own secrets. Therefore, Felicity's last hope is to venture to Scotland in search of an ancient book of ...


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