Teddi is a student paying her way through college by modeling. She dreams of becoming a teacher one day. People around her sometimes misjudge her, assuming she lives a life of idle luxury. Her best friend Jenna has invited Teddi to her family ranch in Canada to spend the summer there, which sounds appealing…except that she doesn’t want to see Jenna’s brother, King. He makes biting remarks when he sees her. Why does her first love despise her this much? She wishes she could just hate him…
Teddi Whitehall longed to escape from her hectic life as a New York model, and a summer in the wilds of Canada with her best friend's family sounded perfect. But arrogant rancher Kingston Devereaux seemed intent on making her feel anything but welcome.
HE WAS HER SECRET LOVE… Sweet, gentle schoolteacher Natalie Brock's life changed forever when handsome rancher Mack Killain's masterful kisses gave her a tantalizing taste of love. Ever since that first awakening, Natalie knew Mack was the only man for her. Trouble was, the rough-edged loner had sworn off marriage—especially to an innocent like her—and told her so on more than one occasion. But Mack had taught her the best was worth fighting for…and Natalie would not settle for anything less than all his love!
From New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer come three fan-favorite tales of passion, peril and true love… Soldier of Fortune Ex-mercenary J. D. Brettman has vowed to rescue his abducted sister at any cost. But he needs his trusty assistant, Gabby Darwin. In the lawless tropical forests, they share danger and desire. There, Gabby faces J.D.'s demons—and learns that her love is his truest enemy of all. The Tender Stranger As a mercenary, Eric Van Meer lives life on the edge—which is why Dani St. Clair intrigues him so. The gentle beauty poses a threat to his hard-fought control. Eric knows Dani is a forever kind of woman…so he proposes. And all the danger in his life is nothing compared to what his heart faces when she accepts! Enamored Diego Laremos never forgot his ex-wife, Melissa, who fled their unhappy marriage. He loathes himself for driving her away, but when Melissa reenters his life, his hope for a future with her is renewed. And while Melissa still adores Diego, she has to come clean about a long-ago lie to prove that she's still his one true love.
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR… He was everything Tiffany Blair wanted. He was danger. He was love…and she was meant to spend forever with him. Trouble was, Kingman Marshall insisted marriage was for fools. But for better, for worse, Tiffany vowed she'd walk down the aisle as King's bride. King was equally determined to stay away from Tiffany. He was too old, too jaded and too burdened with secrets to indulge in fantasies of happily-ever-after with a sheltered princess. But if he succeeded in pushing her away, could he truly live without her?
They're long and lean…and impossible to resist. Mavericks through and through. And they have all the ladies in Jacobsville swooning. But not just any woman can tame these rugged Texans and make them give up their bachelor ways. Because when these Long, Tall Texans fall in love, it's for real, for life, no holds barred…. LUKE CRAIG: The elusive bachelor. He won't be lassoed—until the most infuriating lady he's ever met careens into his life…. CHRISTOPHER DEVERELL: The man on the move. An ambitious reporter is about to break the story of a century—unless he can stop her. GUY FENTON: The rogue. With a bad-boy reputation, he's beyond redemption. Until a prickly publicist vows to bring him to his knees….
From the moment rancher Rey Hart first set eyes on Meredith Johns, he was mesmerized by the lovely young woman. For not only did Meredith stir his jaded soul with her tempting innocence, he discovered she was a top-notch biscuit maker! Making a place for the beleaguered Meredith on the Hart ranch as his coveted cook turned out to be a cinch compared to breaking the enchanted spell she had cast over this Long, Tall Texan's heart. Now, the hot-tempered cattleman's plan to preserve his bachelorhood was on the verge of backfiring—big-time—because the more he learned about his mysterious housemate, the more he didn't want to let her go.