May 2015: FROM BEST FRIEND TO BRIDE, Book 3 in the St. Johns of Stonerock
Harlequin Special Edition
MARRYING HIS/HER BEST FRIEND? Therapist Megan Richards provides her patients with expert counsel…but she can’t remedy her lifelong love for her best friend. Police chief Cameron St. John is the perfect man—kind, thoughtful and oh-so-sexy. Megan doesn’t want to confess her feelings and risk their closeness…even if it means finding the happiness she’s always longed for.Cameron keeps citizens safe for a living, but even he can’t protect his own heart from Megan. He’s always steadfastly been by her side, but as a buddy. Until he realizes that his feelings for her are anything but friendly—and that by declaring himself, he might lose her friendship, but gain so much more.
CARRYING THE LOST HEIR’S CHILD
The Barrington Trilogy, Book 3
Harlequin (January 6, 2015)
Harlequin Desire #2352
“I’m pregnant.” Two words that will rock one man’s world forever.
On location for a film about a horse-racing dynasty, Lily Beaumont is drawn into a sizzling affair with sexy stablehand Nash James. Now she has to trust him with the truth about their baby.
Even though the undercover millionaire is on a mission against his hated rival, he won’t walk away from Lily or their unborn child. It will mean coming clean about his true identity—and the decades-old secret that brought him to Kentucky horse country. But will the truth cost him the woman and family he now craves?
DR. DADDY’S PERFECT CHRISTMAS
The St. Johns of Stonerock, Book 1
Harlequin (October 21, 2014)
Harlequin Special Edition #2370
Pregnant…and widowed. It wasn’t quite how Nora Parker had planned to be ringing in the holidays this year. Though she was excited to meet her new baby, the last thing she’d expected was the return of Dr. Eli St. John—the man who’d broken her heart years ago. Now he was back, filling in at his father’s practice. He definitely wouldn’t be staying in town. And she definitely shouldn’t be looking forward to seeing him again!
Eli had left his small town for bigger adventures, assuming Nora would always be waiting. Now she was his best friend’s widow, expecting a baby Eli wished was theirs. With the holidays approaching and his time in town dwindling, did he dare make one last effort to claim the Christmas gift he should have accepted years ago?
SINGLE MAN MEETS SINGLE MOM
Harlequin (September 2, 2014)
Harlequin Desire #2325
Billionaires and Babies
From player to…daddy?
Hollywood agent Ian Schaffer could have his pick of gorgeous women. So he’s totally thunderstruck by the intensity of his attraction to horse trainer Cassie Barrington. The single mom, with her luscious curves and unadorned beauty, is so much hotter than the bombshells he’s used to. But it’s her vulnerability and passion that the jaded player finds utterly irresistible—and that sets off alarm bells, because Ian’s as commitment-shy as they come. A woman with a child is absolutely off-limits! Too bad the voluptuous mom has Ian aching to break all his old rules…
WHEN OPPOSITES ATTRACT…
The Barrington Trilogy, Book 1
Harlequin (July 1, 2014)
Desire Series #2316
“When I want something, I find a way to make it mine.”
After a near-fatal accident, Hollywood hotshot Grant Carter never imagined returning to the equestrian world. But producing a movie about a racing dynasty means he has no choice. Luckily Tessa Barrington, star jockey, provides the distraction he needs—feisty attitude, stunning looks…and a surprising innocence he can’t resist.
Tessa won’t give herself to just any man, especially a smooth-talking player like Grant. Once filming wraps, how can she trust he’ll stick around? He’s already keeping secrets. Besides, Tessa has her eye on bigger prizes…unless falling in love is the biggest prize of all, for both of them.
SNOWBOUND WITH A BILLIONAIRE
Harlequin (February 4, 2014)
Desire Series #2283
One blizzard plus two ex-lovers equals one passionate reunion in this Billionaires and Babies novel!
For years, billionaire producer Max Ford believed Raine Monroe had betrayed him. Now that he’s back in his hometown, he wants answers. But his ex plans to keep her mouth shut and her heart far away from temptation…until a snowstorm strands them—with her baby—in her cozy farmhouse. Soon Raine is falling faster than the snow outside…
But she has to put a stop to it before a fling with Hollywood’s hottest bachelor jeopardizes her chances of officially adopting her daughter—before saying goodbye again becomes impossible…before dark secrets from their past finally come to light…
TO TAME A COWBOY
Texas Cattleman’s Club Series
Harlequin(November 5, 2013)
Desire Series #2264
A Texas Cattleman’s Club tale of best friends falling in love
Royal, Texas, is the perfect place for rodeo star Ryan Grant to slow down and finally show Piper Kindred she’s the woman for him. When an accident sends Piper rushing to take care of him, her sexy bedside manner suggests to Ryan that seducing his best friend will be easier than he’d expected.
But Piper knows the lure of the rodeo circuit—and the risk of a broken heart, when Ryan realizes he’s not ready to hang up his saddle for good. She can’t let herself fall for a cowboy. If only her heart would listen!
HOLLYWOOD HOUSE CALL
Harlequin (June 4, 2013)
Desire Series #2237
4 1/2 Stars from Romantic Times BOOKreviews
Calling L.A.’s most eligible M.D.!
Brilliant Hollywood cosmetic surgeon Noah Foster has perfection at his fingertips. Even so, he knows better than any man that losing someone you love comes at a cost. Which is why he can’t walk away from Callie Matthews. When an accident shatters her dreams of stardom, he vows to heal her, inside and out.
Yet living in close quarters makes their red-hot attraction impossible to ignore. Being at Callie’s bedside is one thing-and being in her bed is something Noah can’t resist. He doesn’t do commitment…but letting Callie go is impossible….
Harlequin HQN (June 1, 2013)
Four of today’s most popular romance authors introduce four sizzling new tales of finding love unexpectedly—with a little help from man’s best friend. Includes an all-new Buckhorn Brothers story from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster!
The authors are donating all of their proceeds from Animal Attraction to the Animal Adoption Foundation of Hamilton, OH, a charitable organization.
- “Buckhorn Ever After” by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster
- “Imagine Me and You” by USA TODAY bestselling author Maisey Yates
- “Gimme Shelter” by USA TODAY bestselling author Heidi Betts
- “Partner in Crime” by Jules Bennett
SECRETS FROM HER PAST
Scandalous Series, Book 2
Release Date (ebook): May 21, 2013
Release Date (print): May 6, 2014
Order: Samhain Publishing
Wishful thinking never fixed anything…but it’s better than facing the truth.
Cori’s automatic response to trouble has always been to run in the opposite direction. The last time she left her hometown of Pebble Cove, it was to escape the kind of heartbreak no sixteen-year-old should have to endure.
Now she’s back, mostly to help out with a family crisis. But partly to escape a scandal that the unrelenting eye of the media has blown out of all proportion, and wait for the dust to settle.
People have disappointed Dylan nearly his whole life, but he’s a big boy; he’s learned to move on. Except when it comes to the love of his life, the now-famous, one-name supermodel Corinne. Despite what she put him through—abandoning him when he needed her most—to him she’ll always be just Cori.
When a series of events throws them together, they fall back into old patterns—and into each other’s arms. But even as love rekindles, Cori fights the rising urge to run…before the truth of the night she ran away shatters both their hearts beyond repair.
BEHIND PALACE DOORS
Harlequin (March 5, 2013)
Hollywood Series, Book 3
Desire Series #2219
“I have a proposition for you.”
Their marriage has all the makings of a great romantic movie: a beautiful Mediterranean setting, a handsome prince and fantastic sex. Too bad it’s not real. When Prince Stefan Alexander weds Victoria Dane, the agreement between friends is supposed to be in name only to secure his crown. But it doesn’t take long for buried passion to erupt….
Victoria gave up a lot for this seemingly fairy-tale life with Stefan, but all too soon she discovers she’s fallen in love with the “Playboy Prince.” Now Victoria must fight for what really matters. Because the one thing she can’t give up is him.
Harlequin HQN (February 26, 2013)
FIVE OF TODAY’S HOTTEST ROMANCE AUTHORS UNLEASH THE PASSIONATE THRILLS OF NEW LOVE IN ONE SIZZLING ORIGINAL COLLECTION
Two neighbors secretly yearn to get a whole lot closer. An adult hotline operator meets a man straight out of her private fantasies. A lonely crisis counselor falls for a hunky officer with troubles of his own. A woman fights to save her farm from the contractor who inherited it. And an airman dreams of putting down roots, but his pen pal longs to spread her wings. Some people need an extra nudge to get to happily-ever-after, but the sparks will fly for these couples with a little bit of help from man’s-and woman’s-best friend.
Sins from Her Past
Scandalous Series, Book 1
Release Date (ebook): January 22, 2013
Release Date (print): January 7, 2014
Don’t miss Jules new contemporary romance series that will reveal secrets and change lives forever! Facing their past may just destroy their future.
After her parents’ deaths, Evelyn Banks endured a living hell for nearly two years at the hands of her godfather’s son. She couldn’t tell anyone…not her brother, and certainly not the godfather who took them in.
Now she is twenty-five—and still trapped in silence. After all the time, no one would believe her. And any revelation of her shame could halt her godfather’s political aspirations. But what she can do is take her design firm to the next level with a project for her brother’s best friend. Handsome, sexy hotelier Vincent Hawk.
Vin has always had a thing for Evie, but kept his hands off out of respect for her brother. Now that they’re traveling together, though, keeping his distance is tearing him apart. Except every move he makes to get close is met with not just mere resistance, but with a fear-whitened face and trembling body.
Evie can’t deny she’s falling for Vin, but accepting their future means facing her past…a past that could destroy everyone she loves.
Whatever the Price
Harlequin (September 4, 2012)
Hollywood Series, Book 2
Desire Series #2181
Baby makes three?
As Hollywood’s hottest director, Anthony Price is used to getting what he wants. But life hands him a brand-new script when he gains custody of his orphaned niece. Now he needs his wife more than ever—only, Charlotte moved out three months ago. To win her back, he just has to prove he’s ready to put family before his career.
Charlotte doesn’t know if sudden fatherhood will change Anthony’s priorities, but she can’t turn her back on an innocent baby—or the husband she still desires. Is a happy ending too much to hope for?
Harlequin (June 1, 2012)
Five of today’s hottest romance authors celebrate the special place animals hold in our hearts in one unforgettable new collection. From matchmaking parrots to proposing puppies, the animals in these enchanting stories are determined to lend a helping paw on the road to happily ever after. Don’t miss these never-before-published “tails” of couples whose pets give them a new leash on love!
The authors are donating all of their proceeds from Love Bites to the Animal Adoption Foundation of Hamilton, OH, a charitable organization.
- LOVE UNLEASHED by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster
- SMOOKIE AND THE BANDIT by New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson
- DOG TAGS by USA TODAY bestselling author Catherine Mann
- MANE HAVEN by Jules Bennett
- MOLLY WANTS A HERO by Virna DePaul
Caught in the Spotlight
Harlequin (March 6, 2012)
Hollywood Series, Book 1
Desire Series #2148
“Bennett deftly captures the suspicion of betrayl…”
— 4 Stars, Romantic Times Book reviews
CAUGHT IN THE SPOTLIGHT is the first book of three in my Hollywood series. It is also included in the Harlequin Desire 30th Anniversary celebration and there’s a short story in the back from USA Today bestselling Author Leanne Banks.
A True Hollywood Love Story?
Who’s the exotic beauty on the arm of mega-hot ladies’ man Bronson Dane? Word is she’s Mia Spinelli, recently rumored to be the mistress of her former boss—and Bronson’s longtime industry rival. Now she’s the personal assistant to Bronson’s mother. Is Mia getting “personal” with Bronson, too? He’s been spotted escorting her into a Hollywood doctor’s office, and Mia has a noticeable baby bump. Has the sultry assistant managed to get under the playboy producer’s skin—and into his bed?
Her Innocence, His Conquest
Harlequin (April 5, 2011)
United Kingdom: Amazon
Architecture kingpin and expert playboy Zach Marcum knew exactly how to get what he wanted—both on the job and in the bedroom. Until sexy, independent and impossible-to-ignore Ana Clark charged into his life. Her construction company could make his luxury resort project a multimillion-dollar reality, but he couldn’t risk letting the career-driven siren slip past his defenses. Discovering she was a virgin made the seduction stakes even greater, as Zach crossed the line from business to pleasure…
From Boardroom to Wedding Bed?
Harlequin (October 12, 2010)
Desire Series #2046
He’d been faced with the toughest decision of his life—a future full of wealth and power, or the love of Tamera Stevens. And self-made billionaire Cole Marcum had never regretted his choice. Until now, when circumstances forced him to work as partners with the woman he’d left behind.
The brilliant CEO was determined to keep their relationship strictly business. Even so, working so closely with the only woman he’d ever cherished had Cole rethinking his priorities. This time, was he prepared to choose love over money?
For Business or Marriage?
Harlequin (April 13, 2010)
She’d always been in love with her boss. Secretly. And it had almost killed Abby Morrison each time magnificent multimillionaire Cade Stone began dating another woman. And now…he wanted her to plan his wedding!
Abby knew Cade was making a mistake—marrying for business reasons a woman equally uninterested in love. For too long she’d been the mousy little secretary. But now she refused to keep quiet. So she had one month to plan Cade’s wedding? That gave her one month to change his mind.
The Gift of Love
Berkley Trade (June 1, 2010)
Edited by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster-a heartwarming anthology of all-new stories that celebrate family love.
Families come in many configurations, and every one is unique, made up of the personalities of each member. But the love that connects families is universal. Whether it is the love of parents for their children, the love between a husband and wife, the love between siblings, a love that transcends generations, or even the love for a family member never met, the family ties that bind us are the strongest and deepest emotional connections we experience. Families influence a person’s development, how they treat others, and how they view life. In The Gift of Love, eight exceptional writers offer a variety of unique perspectives on what family love means and how it impacts our lives in ways profound and often surprising.
Featuring: Lori Foster • Heidi Betts • Jules Bennett • Ann Christopher • Lisa Cooke • Paige Cuccaro • Gia Dawn • Helen Kay Dimon
Seducing the Enemy’s Daughter
Harlequin(March 16, 2010)
Brady Stone had just learned the new manager of the property he wanted was a woman…and quite desirable. Charming Samantha Donovan into giving away corporate secrets would be even sweeter considering she was the enemy’s daughter.
The business magnate had been planning his revenge for years. Now the only thing standing between Brady and victory was a beautiful, innocent pawn. His head told him to forget about any possible future with Samantha. But his heart knew that in destroying the Donovan empire he would be ruining his last chance at happiness.
All Ellie Blake is seeking is the comfort of her childhood home and a place to regroup. But what she encounters has her facing her past…a place she never wanted to revisit.
Secrets, lies and betrayal all come to the surface when she returns to her hometown and confronts the only man she’s ever loved. The one man she left years ago. The man who fathered her child.
Can Ellie face her past and still have a future with the family she’s always dreamed of? Or will a decade of lies stand in the way?
Love in Bloom
This is a backlist title from my earlier days, but I am still getting so many reader emails about how it has touched lives and left a lasting impression. I wanted to offer this at a bargain price and hope you will enjoy Claire and Jackson as much as I did.
Claire Wilson’s life was never more promising. She has boyfriend and a budding career as a nature photographer…until an accident robs her sight. Now with no boyfriend, no career, Claire has chosen to shut the world out. Holed up in her little cottage, she is more than content to let life pass her by. Her dreams for tomorrow were stolen from her along with her vision. Charming, single father, Jackson Akers has been paid in full for a landscaping job and he intends to see it through to the end—no matter how rude and irritated his new client is. When he learns of Claire’s blindness, his creative mind kicks into high gear. She may want to live in seclusion, but he’s hoping to change her mind. Will Claire appreciate the heavily scented flowers and plants, the trickling waterfalls, and the textured paths Jackson has made for her? Claire has shut out the world, but has Jackson found a way in?