'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn Miss Kate Daltry doesn't believe in fairy tales . . . or happily ever after. Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball, Kate meets a prince, and decides he's anything but charming. A clash of wits and wills ensues, but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to another woman - a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfil his ruthless ambitions. Gabriel likes his fiancée, which is a welcome turn of events, but he doesn't love her, and knows, he should be wooing his bride-to-be, not the witty, impoverished beauty who refuses to fawn over him. Godmothers and glass slippers notwithstanding, this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever after - unless one kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything. 'Eloisa James is extraordinary' - Lisa Kleypas 'Romance writing does not get much better than this' - People
Lila's life has been going out of control and she can't seem to stop herself. With her grades slipping, her parents decide to hire a personal tutor. Lila's furious. That is, until it turns out to be Josh: sweet, geeky, gorgeous Josh. Why hasn't Lila seen it before? He's been right in front of her all along, and he's exactly what she's looking for.
New Year At The Boss's Bidding - Rachael Thomas Jilted bride Tilly Rogers hopes her luck is changing when she's offered a prestigious catering contract for billionaire Xavier Moretti's New Year's Eve party... until she ends up snowbound and alone at her boss's bidding! It's the end of the year and the end of Tilly's contract, which leaves Xavier free to seduce her at his will! Hardly shy of a challenge, the notorious playboy makes it his resolution to have Tilly crumbling under his experienced touch before the snow settles! Slow Dance With The Best Man - Sophie Pembroke Shy Eloise Miller has hidden from attention since her mother's scandalous affairs destroyed her family. So having to act as Maid of Honour in a glitzy celebrity wedding is her worst nightmare! Under the glare of the world's media, she's paired with best man Noah Cross. On paper, this commitment-phobic Hollywood heartthrob is everything Eloise avoids. But soon he's unlocking Eloise's secret hopes and tempting her to believe that her dreams of forever might come true... The Greek Doctor's New-Year Baby - Kate Hardy Madison Gregory's temporary new boss, obstetric consultant Theo Petrakis, has everything – gorgeous body, gorgeous mind, gorgeous heart. There's just one problem: he's vowed never to marry or have children. However much he wants Madison, he knows it wouldn't be right to have a relationship with her when he can't fulfil her dreams. Yet Theo's behaviour just doesn't add up. He acts as if he loves her, he just doesn't say it, and he adores kids, so why doesn't he want any of his own? Then, just as Madison discovers the reason, she also discovers she is pregnant with his child...
A take on Sleeping Beauty, the central character of this tale is Lady Rosamund, who learns that her father intends to marry her off to an elderly earl. Following a riding accident, she pretends to be in a coma hoping to escape the marriage - and instead, awakens the heart of a princely man.
Countdown to a kiss… At the stroke of midnight, Lindsey Collins will finally kiss Carter Shaw. A former championship skier, Lindsey had a life of all training and no play until a devastating injury sidelined her. Now she's ready to put her good-girl ways behind her and kick off the New Year with a little fun…and the sexy snowboarder is the perfect distraction! Now that Carter has Lindsey in his arms for one mind-blowing night, he's not giving up. He'll do whatever it takes to break through her Ice Queen exterior and show her he's more than just a fun time. But how can she believe in him when she can't even believe in herself enough to return to skiing—and all that she's worked for?
It's 1899, and American heiress Mattie Bright is too modern for her own good. Mattie would love to spend her days racing through town in her motorcar. Instead she's in London looking for a husband whose lineage will make her fortune respectable. The only interesting man Mattie has encountered is the handsome Lord Cheyne Tennant--and they've been at war from the moment they met! No one knows that Cheyne is working with Scotland Yard to catch a blackmailer plaguing London's wealthiest aristocrats. He'll need a daring young woman to help capture the culprit--but no gilded English lily will do. Mattie, with hair black as midnight and a fearless soul to match, is just perfect. But Cheyne doesn't know just how far Mattie will go to find the adventure she craves. And when he finally realizes how much she means to him, it may be too late to protect her....
After leaving his family home, Ledbury Hall, in the capable hands of his younger brother, Lord Robert Templeton plunges into the delights of London nightlife. However, he is soon forced to return to home. Disenchanted by being pursued for his title, he swears he will never marry. A timely re-acquaintance with childhood friend, Miranda Whitby, who once saved his life, he is reminded of a promise he made her many years earlier.
For years, mercenary captain Christian Durand has done everything he can to protect his men. When a beautiful ghost appears to offer comfort, he assumes the strain has finally pushed him over the edge. All he knows for certain is that this woman tugs at both his heart and desires. But now that a vampire queen has set her immortal sights on Christian, he must choose between his darker urges and a powerful love that spans centuries.
All Taylor expects out of New Year’s Eve is a hangover and a kiss at midnight. When her boyfriend dumps her a week before the holiday, she turns to her friends Mikhel and Zach for comfort, never expecting more than a fun evening and peck on the cheek as the New Year begins. But as the night progresses, Mikhel and Zach seem different, almost animalistic. Definitely dangerous. And her friends are acting more like lovers...like they both want her. She knows the time will come when she has to choose between the two men…until Mikhel offers the option of her taking both men as her lovers. No matter what she decides, it’s going to be a wild New Year’s night…and beyond. NOTE: This book was originally published in 2006 under the same name.