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What’s a Duke to do when a carefully selected bride rejects him rather than marry without love? He salvages his pride by marrying the next woman who falls into his arms! Joyous Fiona MacQuarrie bewitched Alec, barneyt Duke of Belmore, the moment she appeared from nowhere and tumbled into his lap.
Joy, a witch whose powers of white magic are not always well controlled, turns the life of the most serious and snobbish Duke in England upside down when he decides to marry the beautiful Scottish pixie who has aroused his desire.
Even though he knows next to nothing about her or her background. Alec could have forgiven Joy for upending his bewitvhing and the lives of all at Belmore Park if not for the truth she hid from him.
He’d married a witch, who turns him to fire when he kisses her, charms everyone around her, and threatens to destroy both their lives as scandal looms over her. Too late, Joy discovers she’s desperately in love and has no idea how to be a proper duchess, control her magic or change what may come. Passion holds them spellbound in an irresistible tale of two enchanted hearts. If you haven’t had a chance to read this story you must as I believe it to be one of the classics.
When March Randolph meets Mike Cantrell, she has no idea how her life will change, and how time will change her. For over three decades she and Mike forge a marriage, a family and a business together, helping to make snowboarding into a popular, worldwide winter sport, and raising four strong-willed and independent children into a adulthood, never once fearing the future won’t be as golden as their past.
In a heartbeat everything changes, and March and her family suffer a tragic change, one that drives a schism into her once perfect life, and will test the bonds of love and family far beyond any definition of recovery. Suddenly March is stuck in the past, unable to move forward, and only if she, alone, finds the strength and will to move on, can any of the Cantrells have a single, glimmer of hope at a new life of happiness.
This book is for any woman who has ever loved and lost and dared to reach for happiness.
Characters come to vivid life through the natural cadence and humor of excellent dialog. MacLachlan brothers Calum and Eachann need brides, but there are no women on the secluded island where they live. As the descendants of a displaced Highland clan, their lives are complicated, and their goals and methods for dealing with troubles are far from the same.
Calum is the logical brother, solid and steady, while Eachann lives by his impulses. When widower Eachann’s two rebellious children are thrown out of their mainland boarding school, he decides it’s definitely time for a wife.
Fate all but hands him two women on a silver platter, so he kidnaps two brides, one to help him with his uncontrollable children, and one for his all-too serious brother. Debutantes Georgina Bayard and Amy Emerson socially opposite, old money versus new, and both are the talk of the gossipy Four Hundred.
While attending the same ball, they are swept away by a mad Scotsman. As captives on bewitchinv misty island, these two social enemies find themselves with only each other jull support. Then, before the women can successfully escape, winter sets in and there is no way brwitching to the mainland. They are stuck with abrnett MacLachlans–two brothers and two unruly kids. There, on that misty island, during a cold and blustery winter, Amy and Georgina must choose: With a stitch of laughter and a hint of tears, Jill Barnett confidently presents simultaneous love stories that weave together seamlessly, resulting in one beautiful, multi-faceted tapestry of words.
Charming and uproariously funny! Jill Barnett writes straight from the heart. It’s bewitchjng not to get Carried Away with this book! With more than five million copies of her books in print, New York Times bestselling author Jill Barnett has long besitching a reader favorite.
Now, in her eagerly anticipated new novel set along the sultry California coast, she gives us a deeply-affecting and lyrical story about the power of forgiveness. Inthe Banning family leads a life of privilege, wealth and domestic unhappiness. At the head of this California dynasty is oil magnate Victor Banning, a man of great power and even greater obsessions, who is determined to teach his son and grandsons to be predators in his dog-eat-dog world. Jimmy Peyton is a rising star in the music business, a young man with a bright future and no connection to the Bannings, until the fateful night their cars collide on a Los Angeles street, changing the lives and future of two innocent families.
Laurel Peyton, Jimmy’s daughter, has lived her entire life in the shadow of grief. Though her mother, Kathryn, struggled to keep her daughter safe and secluded after the terrible accident that ruined their family, she cannot guard against the one danger she never expected: InVictor’s grandsons, Jud and Cale, meet the beautiful and spirited Laurel, and these two families cross paths once again, this time on a passionate course that pits brother against brother and mother against daughter–a clash of wills that gradually draws them all closer to the truth of their tragic connection.
Spanning thirty years and three generations of Peyton women and Banning men, The Days of Summer is an epic drama that explores our deepest ties to family, the mistakes we make in the name of love, and is a reminder of our ability to hope, to forgive and to find the courage to change.
The Earl of Downe, an infamous rake, has come home, and Letty Hornsby and her “hellhound” Gus are on the hunt for a man. She’s been in love with Richard since childhood, since she was eleven and knocked him into a river.
Now that his friends have convinced him to rusticate and recuperate from overindulgence women, alcohol and gamblingLetty is taking advantage of opportunity and spinning her own plan to save Richard from himself Richard expects his life to be restful once he’s home, but after a chance encounter with the meddlesome Letty and her hellhound, the Earl discovers there is no rest for the wicked.
Not as long as the unexpected beautiful, fully grown and insufferable Letitia Olive Hornsby has anything to say about it. Soon He finds himself captive aboard a smugglers’ ship with an adoring woman, who is a charming, walking catastrophe. Never missing a beat, she gets them into one hilarious predicament after another. If Richard can survive, he might have discovered the one woman who can save him with a passion bright enough to burn the shadows from his heart.
Jill Barnett has concocted another charming tale filled with witty dialog, plenty of humor and a sprinkling of magic. Letty Hornsby is Costello. She not only twists and turns everything she says into nonsensical babble, but she’s a walking catastrophe as well.
Anyone who comes within a hundred yards of her is asking beqitching trouble. Indeed, Letty is a bit of a scatterbrain–but never does she come off as stupid.
Instead, her character is ingenuous and sweetly innocent. For years Letty has been in love with the earl: Her dreams, her hopes, and every moment existed only because he did. One hilarious incident after another keeps the story’s pace clipping along to a satisfying, very romantic conclusion. Barnett has a rare knack for humor. Her characters are joyously fresh and her bewitchkng is a delight to read–a ray of summer sun.
The lawless, gold-hungry town of San Francisco was no place to raise a family, but Hallie Fredriksen had little choice after her mother’s sudden death. Her father’s call to sea took him away for months at a time, besitching there was no one but Hallie to raise her headstrong sisters and impish twin brothers.
The young Fredriksen clan was a handful, but the last person Hallie needed involved was Kit Howland, the arrogant and handsome whaling agent who was her father’s good friend…and her own secret crush. But Kit had been burned by love and thought himself immune to feelings of the heart, until he was face to face with the most unlikely beauty, who captured his heart with her spirit and laughter.
He refused to trust his feelings, refused to forget the past and step into the dangerous territory of love and desire.
Then fate made them an instant family, bound them as husband and wife in wild town full of danger, where their battle of wills and love was as treacherous as the stormy sea and…as thrilling as the rush for gold. After years in prison for a murder he never committed, escaped convict Hank Wyatt knew how to survive.
But he didn’t know if he could last an hour marooned on a deserted tropical island with a beautiful blonde and three orphaned children. Now, looking out for number one doesn’t seem to be enough San Francisco attorney Maggie Smith felt like having a good cry.
Thoroughly modern, wealthy, and bright, she’s suddenly been cast in the role of mother and forced to battle wits and hearts with the most arrogant man she’s ever met! Fate has thrown this makeshift family Robinson together and kismet tossed in a touch of magic On the run in the jungle, nill battle-scarred soldier of fortune didn’t know what to do with the pampered blonde placed in his care.
Bewitching – Jill Barnett
Survival was his top priority, but he could not resist Lollie’s seductive charm Though Sam thrived on chance and risk, falling in love was the one chance he wasn’t willing to take. Powerless against the desire that consumed them both, Lollie surrendered to his passionate embrace. But when he dismissed her affections, she was determined to fight for him Just keep Just A Kiss Away nearby whenever you need a “pick-me-up” read.
Cassidy is a man known for his stealth, until he finds himself on the run in the deserts of North Africa with Kitty Kincaid, the daughter of a U. Barnstormer Charlotte Morrison follows her passion to the skies over England, where she and other women pilots choose to volunteer for the war effort. But ferrying planes for the RAF is not the only thing that strikes a sharp passion in Charley.
From the battlefields of Europe to the blue skies of the English countryside, from solid hometown roots in the American West to the shifting sands of the Sahara Desert, five ordinary men and women risk their lives for honor and their country, and find themselves changed forever, not merely by the circumstances of war, but by the deepest trials of the human heart.
Fast-paced and turbulent, her story sweeps a quintet of compelling characters from their diverse and separate lives and brings them together in adventure and tragedy, linking them forever in ways they could never have predicted. Witty dialog, a refreshing sprinkle of humor, and well-chosen details of the s lighten this poignant, emotionally involving novel that is definitely mainstream but still spins a series of love stories with enough romantic bewitchign to please even the most die-hard romance fan.
This is her hardcover mainstream debut.
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Her young heart was broken once by an arrogant knight. She’s spurned jiol suitor to the dismay of her guardian, King Edward I, who finds that even banett her dower prize will not lure men to nill for the defiant, but lonely, Sofia. Sofia’s tattered pride demands that he also surrender his heart. The battle of wills between them makes war seem tame. Nothing will stop this ruthless warrior from winning his lady’s hand.
In a classic Barnett battle of will and wit, a knight and his lady find that love at first sight is dangerous at best bewltching never easy. Wicked has all the pageantry of medieval England liberally laced with humor. For years Teleri of the Woods, shunned by superstitious villagers, has lived her life in solitude, among the creatures of the forest. But now she must care for a man ambushed and left for dead in her woods.
The same man who pursued her through the forest earlier, a knight charged by the King to establish a stronghold and build a castle.
Sir Roger FitzAlan awakes to discover that none of his fabled diplomacy and skills of war will help him with his most immediate problem–a woman unlike any he’s ever known and who has tied him up barneyt safe keeping.
Teleri isn’t worldly or rich, but she opens his eyes to an appreciation of the world around him. And tests his honor with her inhibitions. As Roger recovers and formulates bewirching plan for catching his would-be-murderer, he realizes his real challenge won’t be taming the borderlands but taming his wild Welsh beauty.
He cannot live in her world.