Book One of Halo Hattie's Boarding House Series. Busy, executive-type Sean Flannigan hadn't planned on taking time off from work. But the unexpected break comes just in time for him to watch his nine-month-old niece, Carly Ann, during his sister's two-week business trip. The only glitch is: Sean has no idea how to care for a baby. Neither, to his chagrin, does his beautiful new neighbor: the equally busy, female-executive-type Julia Evans--though, ultimately, the two have a lot of fun trying to figure out which end to diaper and which end to feed. But what will happen when it's time to give the baby back? Can Sean and Julia go back to the "rat race" and life as usual? Or are their hearts ready to Say Uncle... and Aunt?
As the first encyclopedia solely devoted to the popular romance fiction genre, this resource provides a wealth of information on all aspects of the subject. • Provides the basics about authors, works, themes, and other topics related to romance fiction using alphabetically arranged reference entries • Offers suggestions for further reading and other works of romance fiction via reading list • Written by contributors who are scholars, librarians, and industry experts with broad knowledge of the genre
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
The Salinger Sisters series spins the tales of four sisters who find love - in spite of them-selves. Now in Book Three, after years of trying to be "the perfect wife," Felicia is struggling, for her children's sake, to rebuild her life following a divorce. Now Felicia decides she needs a "wife" to help her juggle the demands of childcare, housework, and her fledgling career. Sensitive Brody Collins, an old classmate and "child care provider," fits the bill perfectly. But is Brody really who he seems to be? And what actually prompted him to take on the job of caring for her kids? Author Shari MacDonald writes: "Nearly every woman I know struggles to balance dozens of competing demands on her time: kids and the carpool, finances and friendships, responsibilities and romance. Many of these women daydream of someday getting a little 'extra help.' In The Perfect Wife, single mom Felicia Salinger Kelley is about to get exactly that, and so much more..." From the Trade Paperback edition.
After seven years of waiting tables in little Pilchuck, Washington, aspiring apparel designer Cindy Reilly is beginning to despair of ever seeing her line of evening dresses on the racks of a major department store. And when her longtime boyfriend falls for a classy big-city society girl, her future looks even bleaker. Enter Franklin Cameron Fitz III–of Seattle’s Strawbridge & Fitz department store fame–who wants nothing more than to help Cindy sell her designs. Except to win Cindy’s heart, that is… When Cindy embarks on an ambitious self-improvement campaign to win back her boyfriend, Franklin reluctantly agrees to help. The results are hilarious–and surprisingly successful. But when both “princes” fall at Cindy’s feet–at a high society ball, no less–will she choose the right one?
Like many people, Suzie Wyatt-the heroine in Book One of the Once Upon a Dream series-wishes that life was like a fairy tale. She admits she's waiting for her prince. When stuffy history professor Harrison Hunt moves in next door, however, Suzie thinks she's been stuck with a toad. And it's going to take seven adorable little imps to help the two open their hearts to one another and to what just might be "happily ever after..." When fun-loving Suzie Wyatt moves into her parents' home, her dream of running her own daycare center finally comes true. Unfortunately, her new neighbors-the uptight, but handsome Harrison Hunt on one side and crotchety, old Mrs. Pfefferkuchen on the other-cannot be more horrified by the prospect of seven noisy children disrupting the peace. Vivacious Suzie and her seven energetic charges quickly endear themselves to Harrison, however. And Harrison himself manages to capture Suzie's heart. But when Suzie discovers he's joined forces with Mrs. Pfefferkuchen to close her preschool doors, can she bring herself to forgive her Unlikely Prince?
The Salinger Sisters Series spins the tales of four sisters who find love—in spite of themselves. The love—and laughs—begin in Book One, Love on the Run. For years, Catherine Salinger’s father competed fiercely against his former friend and nemesis in the advertising business, Miles Riley. These days, however, Cat is in charge, and taking her responsibility very seriously—especially now that the two companies are competing for a multi-million dollar deal with one of the fastest-growing athletic shoe companies in the world. That’s why, when she finds out that her younger sister Daphne has run away with Riley’s youngest son, Cat vows to stop the elopement (and the potential leak of information), even if it means following the couple across the globe, and taking Jonas Riley, Miles’ overbearing, gorgeous oldest son! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Jett Murphy is amazed when his plans to buy a piece of the Texas panhandle and raize the crumbling diner sitting on it keeps getting thwarted by a redhead named Georgia who is determined to make him see the error of his ways. Original.
Mayor Jenny Fox of Cupid's Corner, Kansas, aims to break an old town record for weddings, but when her ex-fiance returns, her new beau--the new editor of the town paper--must keep his plans for their future from becoming old news